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Ukrainian hacker sentenced in stolen news releases scheme

4 min ago from Physorg

A Ukrainian hacker involved in an international scheme that used stolen unpublished news releases to make about $30 million in profits has been sentenced to more than two years in...

Bitcoin value soars to new record over $2,200

4 min ago from UPI

The value of the online currency bitcoin has soared to record heights this year under the new U.S. administration.

Top prize for Surrey students' bio-fuel project at national science fair

Two Surrey students looked to the sky for inspiration — coming up with a process for fuel production in space — at the Canada Wide Science Fair.

Swan chases Florida police officer around SUV

34 min ago from UPI

A Florida jogger captured video of an Orlando police officer's encounter with an aggressive swan that chased him in circles around his patrol SUV.

How the Net Neutrality Debate Affects Your Internet

34 min ago from Live Science

The FCC voted to start dismantling 2015 rules that regulated internet service providers the same way as utilities. So what does that mean for your internet access?

Supreme Court strikes down N.C. districts over racial bias

1 hour ago from UPI

The Supreme Court ruled 5-3 that North Carolina lawmakers considered race too much when drawing up two congressional districts to increase Republican advantage.

Lockheed Martin secures $28 billion in Saudi contracts

1 hour ago from UPI

Lockheed Martin has secured a $28 billion contract with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for air and missile defense systems, aircraft, helicopters and support.

Tom Holland cast as Nathan Drake in 'Uncharted' video game adaptation

1 hour ago from UPI

Tom Holland has signed on to portray treasure hunter Nathan Drake in Sony's video game adaptation of "Uncharted."

Husky apprehended after stealing bread from Dollar General

1 hour ago from UPI

A California police shared security camera footage of a Siberian husky that wandered into a Dollar General store and stole a loaf of bread.

Jeremy Maclin parties with Chiefs, former teammates at wedding

1 hour ago from UPI

Players from the Kansas City Chiefs, Buffalo Bills, Philadelphia Eagles and other NFL teams helped Jeremy Maclin celebrate his wedding Saturday in St. Louis.

Smoke from wildfires can have lasting climate impact

2 hours ago from Physorg

The wildfire that has raged across more than 150,000 acres of the Okefenokee Swamp in Georgia and Florida has sent smoke billowing into the sky as far as the eye...

Sunflower genome sequence to provide roadmap for more resilient crops

2 hours ago from Physorg

University of Georgia researchers are part of an international team that has published the first sunflower genome sequence. This new resource will assist future research programs using genetic tools to...

Florida man catches 8-foot python in his garage

2 hours ago from UPI

A Florida man said he used a pillowcase to capture an 8-foot python found lurking in his garage, but not before the snake bit him on the hand.

Lea Michele cries after meeting Celine Dion at the BBMAs

2 hours ago from UPI

"Glee" alum Lea Michele said introducing Celine Dion at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards made "the best night" of her life.

Cathay Pacific Airways announces 600 layoffs

2 hours ago from UPI

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. announced the elimination of 600 positions in a statement on Monday following its first reported loss in eight years.

Facebook rules reportedly allow livestreaming of self-harm

2 hours ago from CBSNews - Science

The social network "doesn't want to censor or punish people in distress," according to documents revealed by The Guardian

Baseball coming June 1 to virtual-reality headsets

3 hours ago from Physorg

Baseball games will soon arrive on virtual-reality headsets.

Zuckerberg: not running for office, but wants 'to learn'

3 hours ago from Physorg

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg says he is not running for public office but is making a series of public appearances "to learn about people's hopes and challenges."

Chemical companies Huntsman, Clariant announce $20B merger

3 hours ago from UPI

Rival chemical firms Huntsman Corp. and Clariant announced approval of a merger Monday to form a new $20 billion company.

Flexible new method for early cancer diagnosis

4 hours ago from Physorg

Earlier discovery of cancer and greater precision in the treatment process are the objectives of a new method developed by researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy and Boston University. Investments are now...

Chicago Bears considering moving Kyle Long once again

4 hours ago from UPI

The Chicago Bears are considering moving versatile Pro Bowl offensive lineman Kyle Long for the third straight season.

The Latest: Health professor says WHO travel costs are high

4 hours ago from AP Health

GENEVA (AP) -- The Latest on the annual World Health Assembly in Geneva (all times local):...

UPI Horse Racing Roundup: Triple Crown hopes are dashed, but who will race in Belmont Stakes?

4 hours ago from UPI

Cloud Computing ends Triple Crown hopes with an upset win in Preakness; promise of future greatness from Yoshida and Soul Stirring; Richard's Boy and World Approval star on turf.

OPEC-fueled oil price rally extends into second week

5 hours ago from UPI

A narrative from the head of OPEC that efforts to balance the market paid off led to a strong rally in crude oil prices Monday despite signs of sluggish growth.

Man drives 14 miles with unwitting passenger sleeping on trunk

5 hours ago from UPI

A Tennessee man driving home from a barbecue festival in Memphis was pulled over on the interstate by an officer who spotted a man sleeping on the car's trunk.

How data is transforming the music industry

6 hours ago from Physorg

Fifteen years ago, Steve Jobs introduced the iPod. Since then, most music fans have understood this has radically changed how they listen to music.

Snapchat leads augmented reality gains: researchers

6 hours ago from Physorg

Augmented reality is seeing strong gains among Americans thanks to social networks like Snapchat, Instagram and Facebook, a market research firm said Monday.

Humanitarian efforts could be aided by AI

6 hours ago from Physorg

Researchers have developed an AI algorithm to accurately predict the gender of pre-paid mobile phone users, which could be useful in crises.