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US signs agreement with 3 social media giants aimed at preventing distribution of synthetic drugs

US signs agreement with 3 social media giants aimed at preventing distribution of synthetic drugs

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States signed a memorandum with several of the world’s biggest social media companies on Thursday aimed at preventing the use of their platforms for the distribution of synthetic drugs. U.S.
A stegosaurus nicknamed Apex will be auctioned in New York. Its remains show signs of arthritis

A stegosaurus nicknamed Apex will be auctioned in New York. Its remains show signs of arthritis

NEW YORK (AP) — The nearly complete fossilized remains of a 161-million-year-old stegosaurus discovered in Colorado in 2022 will be auctioned by Sotheby's in New York next week, auction house officials said.
Biden awards $1.7 billion to boost electric vehicle manufacturing and assembly in 8 states

Biden awards $1.7 billion to boost electric vehicle manufacturing and assembly in 8 states

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is awarding nearly $2 billion in grants to General Motors, Stellantis and other carmakers to help restart or expand electric vehicle manufacturing and assembly sites in eight states, including the presidenti
Two 80-something journalists tried ChatGPT. Then, they sued to protect the 'written word'

Two 80-something journalists tried ChatGPT. Then, they sued to protect the 'written word'

GRAFTON, Mass. (AP) — When two octogenarian buddies named Nick discovered that ChatGPT might be stealing and repurposing a lifetime of their work, they tapped a son-in-law to sue the companies behind the artificial intelligence chatbot.
A timeline of events in the Ontario Science Centre closure

A timeline of events in the Ontario Science Centre closure

TORONTO — Ontario infrastructure officials released more information Thursday about structural and mechanical issues facing the Ontario Science Centre, as well as a peer review of the original engineering report on roof panel problems, as they justif
Infrastructure officials detail Ontario Science Centre structural issues

Infrastructure officials detail Ontario Science Centre structural issues

TORONTO — The Ontario Science Centre building is facing critical issues not just with its roof, but with heating, sprinkler and electrical systems, officials said Thursday – but they did not say what they plan to do about it, if anything.
Germany to bar Chinese companies' components from core parts of its 5G networks

Germany to bar Chinese companies' components from core parts of its 5G networks

BERLIN (AP) — Germany will bar the use of critical components made by Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE in core parts of the country's 5G networks in two steps starting in 2026, the nation's top security official said Thursday.
What to stream this week: 'Descendants,' Megan Moroney, 'Sunny' and new HARDY album

What to stream this week: 'Descendants,' Megan Moroney, 'Sunny' and new HARDY album

Country sensation HARDY's new album and a new “Descendants” movie are some of the new television, films, music and games headed to a device near you.
EU accepts Apple pledge to let rivals access 'tap to pay' iPhone tech to resolve antitrust case

EU accepts Apple pledge to let rivals access 'tap to pay' iPhone tech to resolve antitrust case

LONDON (AP) — The European Union on Thursday accepted Apple’s pledge to open its “tap to pay” iPhone payment system to rivals as a way to resolve an antitrust case and head off a potentially hefty fine.

Up to two new offshore wind projects are proposed for New Jersey. A third seeks to re-bid its terms

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Up to two additional offshore wind projects were proposed for the New Jersey coast Wednesday, and the developers of a third project that already has preliminary approval sought to re-bid its terms.