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Ed Sheeran Sued For $100 Million Over Supposed Song Similarity

Sheeran is being sued over supposed similarities between his song "Thinking Out Loud" and the indelible Marvin Gaye hit "Let's Get It On."

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China Has Refused To Recycle The West's Plastics. What Now?

So where will all those bottles and bags end up? A new study looks at what's happening.

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Shooting At Maryland Newspaper

Multiple people have been shot at Maryland's Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, according to reports from the staff.

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Facebook Continues Transparency Push With View Ads Feature

Wired Top Stories - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 15:15
Sheryl Sandberg says the company will take a “broad” approach to transparency, even if it means slowing down the process for advertisers.
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What Justice Kennedy's Retirement Means For Abortion Rights

Advocates on both sides of the abortion debate agree that the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy sets the stage for a battle over abortion rights unlike any in a generation.

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'Fundamental Shift' Needed To Protect Miners From Deadly Black Lung

Coal mines comply with new dust control regulations at a near perfect rate, but that may not lead to lower rates of the deadly disease black lung, according to a new report.

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U.S. Military Joins The Search For Thai Children Trapped In A Flooded Cave

The 12 boys and their soccer coach went missing Saturday evening. Incessant rains prevented rescue crews from reaching a deep chamber where authorities believe the group is.

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Congress Grills Cambridge Analytica Alum on New Firm’s Data Use

Wired Top Stories - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 14:36
Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce Committee are asking Matt Oczkowski about how his new firm, Data Propria, will treat consumer privacy.
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Opinion: What I Learned From Long Months Of North Korea Talks

Former State Department official Joel Wit has taken part in U.S. negotiations with North Korea for 25 years. Here are some key tips for the Trump administration.

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AL Attorney General Opens Up About Late Wife's Mental Health And Dependence Struggles

In an emotional news conference Wednesday, Steve Marshall said he felt compelled to tell his family's "most personal secret" in the hope it could help others.

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NASA's Unmanned Ikhana Flies in National Airspace Without Chase Plane

NASA Image of the Day - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 13:37
NASA’s Ikhana aircraft, based at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California, takes off on June 12, 2018, for the agency’s first large-scale, remotely-piloted aircraft flight in the national airspace without a safety chase aircraft.
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Reporter Covering Immigration Warns Government Is 'Ill Equipped' To Reunite Families

New Yorker writer Jonathan Blitzer has been in El Paso, Texas, reporting on immigration and family separation. "I've been meeting women who are crying so violently they can barely speak," he says.

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Get Yer Bread and Milk From Kroger's Cute New Delivery Robot

Wired Top Stories - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 12:00
Built by Nuro, the little autonomous R1 can carry 12 bags of groceries to your door—but the other logistics are still up in the air.
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Hobby Lobby's Illegal Antiquities Shed Light On A Lost, Looted Ancient City In Iraq

About 3,800 objects purchased by Hobby Lobby were returned to Iraq in May. Some come from an ancient Sumerian city, Irisagrig, and indicate that life there was "pretty good," an archaeologist says.

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One Sentence With 7 Meanings Unlocks a Mystery of Human Speech

Wired Top Stories - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 11:00
Neuroscientists turned to an internet-famous phrase to identify the region of the brain that controls pitch and emphasis in human speech.
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The Partisan Divide Around Censorship in Social Media

Wired Top Stories - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 10:57
A survey by the Pew Research Center finds most Americans think social media platforms censor political viewpoints, and Republicans think they have it worse.
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The 'Rules Of War' Are Being Broken. What Exactly Are They?

It's a timely question in the wake of attacks on civilians, aid workers and hospitals. Here's a guide to their history and their content.

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'Canadians Are Livid' About Trump And Are Hitting Back By Boycotting U.S. Goods

"The brutality of American politics right now is something that is profoundly shocking to Canadians," says a former Trudeau adviser. "I think many people feel they do not recognize the U.S. anymore."

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Former ICE Chief Counsel Facing Prison Time For Stealing Immigrants' Identities

The former ICE chief counsel — who oversaw immigration removal cases in four states — stole the identities of people who were "particularly vulnerable," the government said.

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Anthony Bourdain's Legacy Shines On In Cajun Country

Although he traveled the world over, the chef and TV host kept coming back to explore Cajun food culture in Louisiana in a thoughtful way. And he made life-changing impressions on some of its people.

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