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Russian Curler's 'B' Sample Confirms Doping Result; Bronze Medal In Jeopardy

"We express our sincere regret over the fact of this incident," the Olympic Athletes from Russia team says. The team says it will investigate, to see how a banned drug came to be in his system.

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APT37: Inside the Toolset of an Elite North Korean Hacker Group

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 07:30
Security researcher at FireEye break down the arsenal of APT37, a North Korean hacker team coming into focus as a rising threat.
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Inside the Mueller Indictment: A Russian Novel of Intrigue

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 07:00
The cast of characters revealed in the special counsel's epic indictment is drawn from the overlapping circles of oligarchs, spooks, and mob figures.
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Thank Maps for the Cadillac CT6's Super Cruise Self-Driving

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 07:00
Cadillac's answer to Tesla Autopilot uses a massive mapping database to rein in badly behaving drivers.
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Big Data Suggests Big Potential for Urban Farming

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 07:00
A global analysis finds that urban agriculture could yield up to 10 percent of many food crops—good news for its future as a force for sustainability.
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This Computer Uses Light—Not Electricity—To Train AI Algorithms

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 06:00
Startup Fathom Computing thinks optical computing can extend the gains of Moore's Law and light the way to the future of artificial intelligence.
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For Women in Cryptocurrency, a New Effort to Grow Their Ranks

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 06:00
Signers of the Blockchain Inclusive and Diversity Pledge commit to seek out underrepresented groups for investment, hiring, and mentorship opportunities.
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How Podcasts and Voice Technology Are Changing How We Navigate the World

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 06:00
WIRED columnist Antonio García Martínez on how podcasts and smart speakers like Google Home and Alexa are revolutionizing communications.
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Crispr Gene Editing Will Transform How We Eradicate Invasive Species

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 06:00
A conservationist wants to use Crispr to eliminate island predators. It's not brutal like poison, but it could transform our power over nature.
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How Long Are You Contagious With The Flu?

Finally getting out from under the flu? Just because you're feeling better doesn't mean you can't get other people sick. You can spread the flu for longer than you might think.

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More Than Twice As Many Women Are Running For Congress In 2018 Compared To 2016

Donald Trump is fueling many women's desire to run for office in 2018 — in the words of one analyst, he's "the gift that keeps on giving" to the resistance.

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The Father Of The Internet Sees His Invention Reflected Back Through A 'Black Mirror'

The titans of Silicon Valley have a grand vision of the future. But they have a tendency to miss the downside of their inventions — think cybercrime and online harassment.

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Trump Endorses Romney For U.S. Senate, But Does It Signal Détente?

Pundits have speculated that the famously strained relationship between the president and the former presidential candidate could mean a future Sen. Romney would be a thorn in Trump's side.

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Rules For 2018 Aim To Speed Up How Long It Takes To Play A MLB Game

Among the changes, Major League Baseball will impose stricter limits on mound visits and commercial breaks will be shorter.

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Shib Sibs Win Bronze, French Pair Win Silver In 'Incredible' Ice Dance Final

"This was an incredible ice-dance event and to know we gave it our very best means everything," Maia Shibutani said afterwards.

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Facebook Executive Rob Goldman Apologizes After Russia Tweets

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 23:47
When Facebook ad executive Rob Goldman sounded off about Russia's use of the platform, he went against the company line—and Robert Mueller's indictment.
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French Olympic Ice Skater Has 'Nightmare' Wardrobe Malfunction

Gabriella Papadakis left the rink on the verge of tears after her costume came undone and her breast was briefly exposed. But the dancer and her partner still have a shot at the gold.

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What's It Like To Be Rich? Ask The People Who Manage Billionaires' Money

Several years ago, sociologist Brooke Harrington decided to explore the secret lives of billionaires. What she found, she said, shocked her.

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At Munich Security Conference, Frayed Relations On Display As Global Crises Grow

Confrontation and ultimatums replaced compromise and consensus at the meeting, where North Korea and the Iran deal topped the agenda. A commentator described it as "the end of the road" for diplomacy.

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Chicago Fans Bounced For Racist Taunts Aimed At Capitals' Devante Smith-Pelly

Four Chicago Blackhawks fans were ejected from their home arena for racially taunting a black player from the visiting Washington Capitals.

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