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Prosecutors: U.S. Coast Guard officer targeted Supreme Court justices

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A suspected domestic terrorist accused of plotting a mass killing of liberal politicians and commentators also allegedly targeted two Supreme Court justices.

Possible $5B Facebook fine echoes European tech penalties

1 day ago from Physorg

The possibility of a $5 billion federal privacy fine for Facebook suggests that U.S. regulators may be taking a cue from the large penalties their European counterparts have been handing...

Tesla hit with big loss as car deliveries sputter

1 day ago from Physorg

Electric carmaker Tesla on Wednesday announced a heavy loss in the first quarter as car deliveries sputtered overseas and a US tax credit that made its prices more attractive was...

Isolation helps Brazil indigenous group defend way of life

1 day ago from Physorg

As the diesel generator rumbles to life in the heart of the Amazon rainforest, teenagers scramble to charge their phones and watch music videos—an ordinary pastime in an extraordinary setting.

SK Hynix profits slump 69% in first quarter

1 day ago from Physorg

South Korea's SK Hynix, the world's second-largest memory chip maker, saw operating profits plunge more than two-thirds in the first quarter in the face of lower prices, it said Thursday.

Famous birthdays for April 25: Renee Zellweger, Al Pacino

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Actor Renee Zellweger turns 50 and actor Al Pacino turns 79, among the famous birthdays for April 25.

NFL warns Jaguars' Tom Coughlin about comments on voluntary workouts

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Jacksonville Jaguars executive vice president Tom Coughlin received a warning letter from the NFL about his criticism of players skipping voluntary workouts.

Supreme Court rules to limit employee access to class arbitration

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The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that workers can't band together in arbitration proceedings unless explicitly stated in their contracts.

Russia May Soon Mothball Its Most Historic Launchpad: Report

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Russia may soon decommission its most historic launch site, from which the world's first satellite, Sputnik, was lofted into space.

Information technology can support antimicrobial stewardship programs

1 day ago from Science Daily

The incorporation of information technology (IT) into an antimicrobial stewardship program can help improve efficiency of the interventions and facilitate tracking and reporting of key metrics.

Advocating for federal research funding on Capitol Hill

1 day ago from MIT Research

In late March, 29 MIT graduate students, postdocs, and undergraduates traveled to Washington to speak with members of Congress about the need for continued federal investment of science and technology R&D in fiscal...

Microsoft surges toward trillion-dollar value as profits rise

1 day ago from Physorg

Microsoft said profits climbed in the past quarter on its cloud and business services as the US technology giant saw its market value close in on the trillion-dollar mark.

Facebook profit slumps on set-aside for big US fine

1 day ago from Physorg

Facebook on Wednesday reported quarterly profit sank 51 percent from a year earlier due to setting aside $3 billion for an anticipated fine from US regulators.

Blue Jays prospect Guerrero blasts third HR in eighth game in minors

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Toronto Blue Jays top prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. continues to impress, hitting his third homer in his eighth minor league game Wednesday afternoon.

Twitter adds way to report voter-tricking tweets

1 day ago from Physorg

Twitter on Wednesday began making it easier to report tweets aimed at interfering with people voting, starting first in Europe and India.

Free agent DE Brian Robison retires from NFL

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Free agent defensive end Brian Robison retired from the NFL on Wednesday.

Justice Department refuses to allow oversight panel to interview official John Gore

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The Department of Justice on Wednesday refused to allow an official to testify before the House oversight committee about attempts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.

Navy executes successful test of AEGIS Virtual Twin software in missile test

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The U.S. Navy successfully executed a live-fire drill controlled by a prototype of the AEGIS Virtual Combat Management System, the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command announced.

South Korea mayor says he’ll pursue humanitarian aid to North

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The mayor of South Korea's capital said Wednesday he wants to pursue a policy of humanitarian aid to North Korea.

Texas A&M's Jimbo Fisher staying to coach football despite AD departure

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Texas A&M football coach Jimbo Fisher says he's staying as coach of the Aggies, despite the departure of the school's athletic director last week.

$10,010 lottery jackpot is Maryland man's third win in two years

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A Maryland man collected a $10,010 lottery jackpot -- his third major prize in the span of only two years.

Navy executes successful test of 'Virtual Twin' software in missile test

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The U.S. Navy successfully executed a live-fire drill controlled by a prototype of "Virtual Twin" software the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command announced.

Watch: Philadelphia 76ers dominate Brooklyn Nets, advance to second round

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The Philadelphia 76ers raced to a 60-31 halftime lead and never looked back, defeating the Brooklyn Nets 122-100 on Tuesday night to reach the second round.

AT&T shares slump as more TV customers leave

1 day ago from Physorg

Shares of AT&T slid Wednesday as the wireless and entertainment company reported that its TV customer losses continued in the first quarter.

BTS' 'Boy With Luv' video tops 200M YouTube views

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Having set a Guinness World Record for garnering the most YouTube views in the first 24 hours of its release, the video of boy band BTS' "Boy With Luv" topped...

Watch: Kawhi Leonard scores 27 points as Raptors stifle Magic to clinch series

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The Toronto Raptors used another strong defensive performance to defeat the Orlando Magic 115-96 on Tuesday night, clinching their first-round playoff series.

Foxconn says it's looking for 'flexibility' with Wisconsin

1 day ago from Physorg

Foxconn Technology Group insists it remains committed to a $10 billion project in Wisconsin that employs up to 13,000 people, while saying it is also looking for "flexibility" in the...

Watch: Sharks score four goals on same power play, defeat Golden Knights in OT

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The San Jose Sharks exploded for four goals on the same five-minute power play and rallied for a 5-4 overtime win against the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 7.