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Andrew Cuomo, Donald Trump meeting 'productive,' Homeland Security secretary says

1 week ago from UPI

Department of Homeland Security acting Secretary Chad Wolf said President Donald Trump's Thursday meeting with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo about expedited entry programs was "productive."

U.S. charges Huawei with racketeering and conspiracy to steal trade secrets

1 week ago from UPI

U.S. federal prosecutors on Thursday charged Chinese smartphone company Huawei with racketeering and conspiracy to steal trade secrets.

SENSE.nano awards seed grants in optoelectronics, interactive manufacturing

1 week ago from MIT Research

SENSE.nano has announced the recipients of the third annual SENSE.nano seed grants. This year’s grants serve to advance innovations in sensing technologies for augmented and virtual realities (AR/VR) and advanced manufacturing systems. A...

Senators grill Trump's Federal Reserve nominee in hearing

1 week ago from UPI

Some Democrats and Republicans grilled President Donald Trump's Federal Reserve nominee Judy Shelton Thursday in a confirmation hearing over her past writings on the gold standard and foreign exchange.

Oklahoma to resume lethal injections 5 years after botched execution of Clayton Lockett

1 week ago from UPI

Oklahoma officials announced Thursday plans to resume executions in the state nearly six years after the use of an incorrect drug led to the botched execution of a murderer.

New U.S. charges claim Huawei stole trade secrets, did business in North Korea

The U.S. department of justice hit telecommunications giant Huawei with new charges Thursday of stealing trade secrets and breaking sanctions by doing business with North Korea.

Two-thirds of California students didn't meet science standards. Here's why

1 week ago from LA Times - Science

About 30% of California students who took the first California Science Test met or exceeded the new "Next Generation Science Standards"

The global economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak

1 week ago from Harvard Science

The rapid development of China’s coronavirus crisis coincided with the annual idling of much of the country’s economic activity due to the Lunar New Year break, which typically runs for a week...

Olympics officials: COVID-19 won't cancel Tokyo Games

1 week ago from UPI

The outbreak has already led to the cancellation or postponement of the Hong Kong Sevens rugby tournament, the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Shanghai and the Formula E race and...

Toronto police officers used controversial Clearview AI technology

Toronto police confirmed Thursday some of their officers were using Clearview AI, a powerful and controversial artificial intelligence tool that scrapes data from billions of images from the internet.

'Advanced' hackers targeted Palestinian officials, experts say

1 week ago from UPI

Senior officials of the Palestinian Authority were targeted by a series of cyberattacks believed to have originated from the Gaza Strip, an Israeli security firm said Thursday.

'Multitasking' AI tool to extract cancer data in record time

1 week ago from Science Daily

To better leverage cancer data for research, scientists are developing an artificial intelligence (AI)-based natural language processing tool to improve information extraction from textual pathology reports. In a first for...

New study shows Deepwater Horizon oil spill larger than previously thought

1 week ago from Science Daily

Toxic and invisible oil spread well beyond the known satellite footprint of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, according to a new study. These new findings have important implications for environmental...

Look: Ricky Gervais returns in 'After Life' Season 2 photos

1 week ago from UPI

"After Life," starring Ricky Gervais, Tom Basden, Tony Way and Diane Morgan, will return to Netflix in April.

'The Good Fight' Season 4 gets April premiere date

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"The Good Fight" Season 4 will premiere on CBS All Access on April 9, the streaming service announced on Thursday.

Educational keyboards and kits to best jumpstart your kids’ computer education

1 week ago from PopSci

The keys to life. (Depositphotos/)Computer literacy is a basic building block of education, like reading, writing, and arithmetic. Modern education requires children be comfortable with computers, so the earlier you can start them...

Watch: Dev Patel plays Sir Gawain in 'Green Knight' teaser

1 week ago from UPI

Dev Patel, Joel Edgerton, Barry Keoghan and Ralph Ineson star in the medieval fantasy film "The Green Knight," based on Arthurian legend.

North Koreans eating better amid marketization, Seoul says

1 week ago from UPI

North Korea's food situation may have been improving over the long term, according to defectors in the South who are reporting increased market activity and the greater availability of rice...

House votes to cut deadline out of newly revived ERA

1 week ago from UPI

The Democratic-held House approved a measure Thursday to remove a deadline attached to the decades-old Equal Rights Amendment, in a bid to give legal weight to new ratification and enshrine...

American, Alaska Airlines expand alliance, add int'l flights from Seattle

1 week ago from UPI

Alaska Airlines and American Airlines expanded their relationship Thursday, announcing a new "West Coast international alliance" that's designed to appeal to business travelers in the tech industry.

Organize your catastrophic digital photo library

1 week ago from PopSci

Digital photos are free and don't take up any physical space. No wonder most of us are digital hoarders. (Antonio Gravante via Depositphotos/)Since we started carrying smartphones with decent cameras in our pockets...

New study shows Deepwater Horizon oil spill larger than previously thought

1 week ago from Newswise - Scinews

Toxic and invisible oil spread well beyond the known satellite footprint of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, according to a new study led by scientists at the University of Miami...

Harnessing the sun to bring fresh water to remote or disaster-struck communities

1 week ago from Newswise - Scinews

Researchers at the University of Bath have developed a revolutionary desalination process that has the potential to be operated in mobile, solar-powered units.

Report: North Korea passes new leather law

1 week ago from UPI

North Korea's Supreme People's Assembly's standing committee adopted a new law related to the breeding of domestic animals for their leather, according to state media on Thursday.

IEA: Global oil demand will fall in Q1 for first time in years

1 week ago from UPI

The first quarter of 2020 will mark the first time in more than a decade that global demand for oil actually declines, the International Energy Agency projected Thursday.

Bloodhound diary: Planning the next steps

Driver Andy Green describes what needs to be done to achieve a land speed record.

Look: $17 thrift store plate auctioned for $32,000 in Britain

1 week ago from UPI

A porcelain dish bought from a thrift store for $17 in 1982 was auctioned for more than $32,000 in Britain.

Photo gallery: Eight of the strangest things sent into space

1 week ago from Space.com

From Legos to pizza, how did they end up in space?