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Sri Lankan government blocks social media and imposes curfew following deadly blasts – The Washington Post

Tony Romm Staff writer covering technology policy April 22 at 12:02 AM The Sri Lankan government blocked access to Facebook and other social-networking sites Sunday after suicide attacks killed more than 290 people, a move meant to stop misinformation from inciting further violence in a country where online mistruths have fomented deadly ethnic unrest. But […]

Dodgers Game Recap: Cody Bellinger Saves Kenley Jansen and Joc Pederson's Big Day - Dodgers Nation thumbnail

Dodgers Game Recap: Cody Bellinger Saves Kenley Jansen and Joc Pederson’s Big Day – Dodgers Nation

Ex-Marine arrested in North Korea embassy attack in Madrid - ABC News thumbnail

Ex-Marine arrested in North Korea embassy attack in Madrid – ABC News

Born In The 1960s? The CDC Says You May Need A Measles Shot Before Traveling – Forbes

Thermodynamic magic enables cooling without energy consumption - Phys.Org thumbnail

Thermodynamic magic enables cooling without energy consumption – Phys.Org

My Brother's Keeper: JoJo Smollett Rides for His Brother in Powerful Essay: 'What if Jussie is Telling the Truth?' - The Root thumbnail
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My Brother’s Keeper: JoJo Smollett Rides for His Brother in Powerful Essay: ‘What if Jussie is Telling the Truth?’ – The Root

Photo: Victoria Will (Invision/AP Photo) Look, I get it. If the entire free world was after your sibling, you’d grab your car keys and ride for them too. So the fact that JoJo Smollett—the older brother of embattled Empire actor Jussie Smollett—dropped an op-ed on Sunday doing exactly that doesn’t come as a surprise. In […]

Felicity Huffman May Avoid Prison Time, Wear Ankle Monitor: Report - The Epoch Times thumbnail

Felicity Huffman May Avoid Prison Time, Wear Ankle Monitor: Report – The Epoch Times

Disciplining kids without yelling: Readers tell us their tricks - Minnesota Public Radio News thumbnail

Disciplining kids without yelling: Readers tell us their tricks – Minnesota Public Radio News

A Treatment That Uses Mild Shocks to Treat ADHD in Children Now Has the FDA's Blessing - Gizmodo thumbnail
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A Treatment That Uses Mild Shocks to Treat ADHD in Children Now Has the FDA’s Blessing – Gizmodo

The Monarch eTNS systemPhoto: NeuroSigma Families of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) will now have a new, non-drug, treatment available to manage the condition: a medical device attached to the forehead that sends mild shocks to the nervous system. Over the weekend, the Food and Drug Administration announced they granted clearance of NeuroSigma’s […]

11 Cat Breeds That Act Like Dogs, Even Though They Are Cats - Bustle thumbnail

11 Cat Breeds That Act Like Dogs, Even Though They Are Cats – Bustle

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Will Flaxseeds Help You Lose Weight? – menshealth.com

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Trial starts of Danish inventor accused of submarine murder

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish inventor Peter Madsen went on trial Thursday accused of tying up and torturing Swedish reporter Kim Wall before he either cut her throat or strangled her during a trip on his private submarine in August. Madsen, 47, is charged with murder, dismemberment and indecent handling of a corpse for the…

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Philippine protest, South Korea’s #MeToo mark Women’s Day

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — In Manila, they decried the president as a violator of women’s rights. In Seoul, the surging #MeToo movement took to the streets. In India, where endemic violence against women has only recently become part of the public conversation, they marched toward Parliament loudly demanding their rights. It was International Women’s Day…

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Red Cross postpones aid convoy to Damascus rebel-held suburb

BEIRUT (AP) — A second convoy with desperately needed aid for the besieged rebel-held eastern suburbs of Damascus was postponed on Thursday because of the violence and a rapidly evolving situation on the ground, the International Committee of the Red Cross said. The postponement came as Syrian government forces intensified their offensive on the area,…

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Storm moves up East Coast dumping snow, knocking out power

NEW YORK (AP) — The second major storm in less than a week moved up the East Coast early Thursday, dumping heavy snow and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses from Pennsylvania to New England. Some places saw more than 2 feet of snow by late Wednesday. Montville, New Jersey,…

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Lawmakers, business brace for rollout of Trump’s tariff plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says Mexico, Canada and other countries may be spared from President Donald Trump’s planned steel and aluminum tariffs under national security “carve-outs,” a move that could soften the blow amid threats of retaliation by trading partners and dire economic warnings from lawmakers and business groups. Press secretary Sarah Huckabee…

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Researchers calculate decades of 'scary' Greenland ice melting - Phys.org thumbnail
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Researchers calculate decades of ‘scary’ Greenland ice melting – Phys.org

The Zachariae Glacier on Greenland’s east coast is seen in a photograph taken by a NASA satellite Measuring melting ice is a fairly precise business in 2019—thanks to satellites, weather stations and sophisticated climate models. By the 1990s and 2000s, scientists were able to make pretty good estimates, although work from previous decades was unreliable […]

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Russian officials welcome comedian’s win in Ukraine – ABC News

Cody Bellinger plays hero with glove and bat as Dodgers beat Brewers - OCRegister thumbnail

Cody Bellinger plays hero with glove and bat as Dodgers beat Brewers – OCRegister

UFC Fight Night 149 results: Live streaming play-by-play updates for ‘Overeem vs Oleinik’ on ESPN+ - MMA Mania thumbnail

UFC Fight Night 149 results: Live streaming play-by-play updates for ‘Overeem vs Oleinik’ on ESPN+ – MMA Mania