NFL player Zay Jones back home after arrest for bloody, naked brawl with brother in LA

Buffalo Bills receiver Zay Jones was home Wednesday after his Monday night arrest in Los Angeles following a naked, bloody argument with his brother, Minnesota Vikings receiver Cayleb Jones.

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New York Times cuts negative reference to Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg from story

The New York Times altered a story regarding the departure of Facebook’s chief information security officer over his handling of Russian interference in order leave out details that were seemingly unfavorable to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg.

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Chicago police chief fired by Rahm Emanuel will run against him for mayor

Former Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, a Democrat who said he was “thrown under the bus” when he was fired in 2015 by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, released a video Wednesday evening announcing he’s running for mayor.

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Zuckerberg apologizes for Facebook mistakes with user data, vows curbs

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg apologized on Wednesday for mistakes his company made in how it handled data belonging to 50 million of its users and promised tougher steps to restrict developers’ access to such information.

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Scientists built a robot fish to spy on hard-to-find ocean animals


Capturing marine life up close is tricky, but this robot could be a novel solution.

Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have developed a soft, robot fish called SoFi, which can swim on its own and is lifelike in its movements as to not disturb other sea animals.

Made of silicon rubber and flexible plastic, SoFi can swim, handle currents, snap photos and videos at depths of more than 50 feet (15 metres) for up to 40 minutes at a time. 

These results are based on test dives conducted in Fiji’s Rainbow Reef, and were documented in the journal Science Robotics. Read more…

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Cambridge Analytica whistleblower says he'll tell lawmakers about work that helped Trump campaign

A former contractor for scandal-hit political consulting company Cambridge Analytica said Wednesday that he intended to testify before Congress about the work he did for the company that aided Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign.

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