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Explosion at substation causes blackout in northern Puerto Rico

February 13, 2018 12:14:02, by Melissa Sherrard

Just before 9 p.m. on Sunday, February 11, much of northern Puerto Rico lost power after an explosion and fire occurred at an electrical​...

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Uber announces Uber Express Pool, giving passengers another way to ride

February 22, 2018 06:04:30, by Margo Gothelf

Uber has formally launched Uber Express Pool after testing the new ride sharing service for over a year in San Francisco. The service will work​...

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Heavy drinking is a major risk factor for early onset dementia, study concludes

February 22, 2018 05:36:20, by Robert Halprin

A retrospective study published in The Lancet Public Health Journal suggests that heavy drinking is a significant risk factor for dementia, especially in the early​...

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BIll Gates fails 'Price is Right' type quiz, has no idea about grocery store prices

February 22, 2018 05:24:53, by Robert Kachelriess

Bill Gates is one of the richest people in the world, but doesn't appear to be in touch with today's grocery store prices​...

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Vox Media lays off 50 amid "industry changes"

February 22, 2018 00:59:10, by Michael Rock

Vox Media CEO Jim Bankoff announced Wednesday that the digital media giant has laid off around 50 employees, or about 5% of their workforce. The​...

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Russian probe produces fourth guilty plea

February 21, 2018 21:51:56, by Sean Jackson

Alex van der Zwaan – Dutch national and former associate of the London law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP – pled guilty to lying​...

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War crimes commited as 250 killed in Syria's Eastern Ghouta in two days

February 21, 2018 21:39:13, by Nimrod Slor Futterman

More than 250 civilians were killed during two days bombardment of Eastern Ghouta in Syria. 106 died on Tuesday, the highest number in a single​...


Next SpaceX launch will attempt to recover the spacecraft’s fairing, which has never been attempted before

February 21, 2018 21:29:39, by Nimrod Slor Futterman

The SpaceX’s spacecraft are famous for their ability to recover their first stage rockets after launch, but SpaceX is now attempting to do the​...


Black Panther enjoys fifth-highest movie opening ever

February 21, 2018 19:32:22, by Suzanna Fitzgerald

Marvel’s newest all-star blockbuster Black Panther has shattered expectations for its opening weekend, setting a new record for fifth-highest movie opening in history with​...

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3M will pay $850 million to settle Minnesota water contamination lawsuit

February 21, 2018 19:26:15, by John Anderer

Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson announced on Tuesday that manufacturing conglomerate 3M is set to pay the State of Minnesota $850 million in order to​...