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French police 'hero' dies of wounds
A French police officer who swapped places with a hostage in a supermarket siege dies of his injuries.

Clashes after Catalan leaders detained
Thousands rally in Barcelona and other cities after a Spanish judge puts five Catalan leaders in jail.

Students get stones to ward off shooters
The buckets of stones in classrooms could ward off a gunman, says a Pennsylvania school official.

US signs $1.3tn deal to avoid shutdown
President Trump is expected to sign it into law ahead of a Friday deadline to fund the government.

The week Facebook's value plunged $58bn
Social media giant faces ire of politicians, investors, clients and users after historic data breach

Trump 'tried to pay for sex' - ex-model
Karen McDougal says she had a 10-month affair with Donald Trump in 2006.

Elon Musk pulls brands from Facebook
Entrepreneur Elon Musk has the official Facebook pages for his Tesla and SpaceX companies deleted.

Skripal 'regretted being double agent'
A former classmate says the spy told him he even wrote to Vladimir Putin asking to come back to Russia.

Mount Etna is 'sliding towards the sea'
Measurements show the entire bulk of Europe's most active volcano is edging eastwards, Scientists say.

US family found dead in Mexican resort
Police say the Sharps did not suffer any traumatic injury and no foul play is suspected.


Cambridge Analytica moving "boxes" out of their office before the search warrant • r/pics
4699 points and 216 comments so far on reddit

French police 'hero' dies of wounds
An officer who swapped places with a hostage in a supermarket siege dies of his injuries.

Set up by the set ups..

Oh, hi Mark

German language in a nutshell • r/comics
5020 points and 258 comments so far on reddit

In a parallel universe • r/rarepuppers
4997 points and 53 comments so far on reddit

White House announces ban on most transgender service members
Trump's ban on transgender military service was to go into effect Friday, but the policy's implementation has been stalled by ongoing legal challenges

The real reason behind the constant White House dumpster fires.

The power of the puppy dog eyes • r/aww
7324 points and 74 comments so far on reddit

Revealed: secret memo warned Trump data firm about breaking U.S. Law
New reporting reveals the person behind the 2016 DNC email hack worked directly for Vladimir Putin’s military intelligence service. This, as a search warrant is approved for the headquarters of Trump digital firm Cambridge Analytica and NBC obtains a memo indicating the firm was warned they could violate U.S. Law during the 2016 campaign. Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul tells Ari Melber “it’s ludicrous” to suggest Russian election meddling had “no impact” on the U.S. Election.


Nine Iranians indicted by US for hacking to steal research data
"Password spraying" attack gave Mabna group access to 32TB of diverse research data.

Cambridge Analytica’s London offices raided by British investigators
CEO: "Data had been obtained in line with Facebook’s terms of service."

Tumblr finally names the 84 accounts it says were Russian trolls
Tumblr says it "helped indict 13 people who worked for" Internet Research Agency.

A critical analysis of the latest cellphone safety scare
In which we describe how we decided not to cover the newest cellphone-cancer study.

In court, oil companies accept climate science but rewrite its history
Federal judge’s “tutorial” hearing sets stage for case on companies’ liability.

Tesla and SpaceX just scrubbed their Facebook pages
In a Twitter exchange, Musk says Tesla's Facebook page "looked lame anyway."

Chrome 66 will try to block unwanted noisy autoplaying video
Browser will use heuristics to allow sites like YouTube, Netflix to continue to autoplay.

Blind cavefish seem to ignore insulin without health consequences
Their genes show how complicated insulin really is.

Chinese space station will fall to Earth within two weeks
No nation likes to lose a piece of space hardware like this.

Congress votes for spending bill without Trump energy cuts; Trump signs bill [update]
Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy would see a 14-percent funding increase.


For the U.S. and China, a Technology Cold War That’s Freezing Over
In advanced industries like chip development, the rivals are vying for dominance in a fight that is as much about national security as economic might.

Migration overview
Introduction Important Cluster and application management services in Docker Cloud are shutting down on May 21. You must migrate your applications from Docker Cloud to another platform and deregister your...

How Bangladesh vanquished diarrhoea
Its GDP per person is barely half India’s, but it has a lower child-mortality rate

Ask HN: Which YC companies failed badly?

Chernoff face

Congrats Dropbox!
I wrote Dropbox their first investment check, on June 26, 2007. Little did I know back then what a momentous check this one would be: that 11 years later, Dropbox would be the first Y Combinator company to go public.

Pivotal Software S-1

Powerful Flare from Star Proxima Centauri Detected with ALMA - National Radio Astronomy Observatory
ALMA data reveal that a powerful stellar flare erupted from Proxima Centauri last March. This space weather may make that system rather inhospitable to life after all.

Hansen: Omaha man ‘liked’ a tweet, and then he lost his dream job
“This job was so important to me,” Roy Jones says. In his 18 months there, he had been promoted once, then given a raise, as superiors rewarded his skill and

Rent out your GPU compute to AI researchers and make ~2x more than mining the most profitable cryptocurrency. • r/gpumining
As a broke college student who is currently studying deep learning and AI, my side projects often require lots of GPUs to train neural networks....


A brief history of the epic battle over the fate of Qualcomm
The massive fight over the fate of Qualcomm, which chipmaker Broadcom seeks to acquire in the largest deal in technology effort, took another dramatic turn..

John Oliver helps you explain cryptocurrencies to your neighbor
John Oliver’s main skill is that he’s usually pretty good at explaining complex and boring topics in short TV segments. And this week’s episode of Last..

Dropbox sets IPO range $16-18, valuing it below $10B, as Salesforce ponies up $100M
After announcing an IPO in February, today Dropbox updated its S-1 filing with pricing. The cloud services and storage company said that it expects to price..

Platform power is crushing the web, warns Berners-Lee
On the 29th birthday of the world wide web, its inventor, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, has sounded a fresh warning about threats to the web as a force for good,..

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