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Monica and Rachel's 'Friends' apartment is on Booking.com

CNN - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 22:07
"Friends" fans are being given the chance to crash for a night at Monica and Rachel's apartment.
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Russia announces actor and director for first-ever movie made in space

CNN - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 20:55
Russia is racing to become the first nation to shoot a movie in space, after it announced plans to send an actress and a director to the International Space Station (ISS) -- 250 miles above earth -- in October.
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UK may start vaccinating young people in hotspots to combat spread of India variant

CNN - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 20:01
Growing concerns over the spread of the coronavirus variant first identified in India may force the United Kingdom to tweak its Covid-19 vaccination program to prioritize people in the most affected areas, a top health official said Friday.
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Late-night hosts weren't always so political. Here's why they changed

CNN - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 19:53
If you enter American politics, especially at the highest level, you understand two things: The media will hold you up to unrelenting scrutiny; and the late-night TV hosts will hold you up to unrelenting ridicule.
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Singer Tank reveals he's going deaf

CNN - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 19:47
R & B singer Tank is speaking out about losing his hearing, in an effort to help others who may face similar problems.
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Robot gives insight into how cats walk and other tech news

BBC Technology - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 19:14
LJ Rich looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.
Categories: Technology

Cat jumps from fifth floor of burning building, bounces and strolls away

CNN - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 18:27
A Chicago cat used up at least one of its nine lives on Thursday when it leaped from the fifth story of a burning building, bounced off the ground and casually walked away.
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Cat makes daring five-story jump from burning building

CNN - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 18:25
Firefighters captured stunning video of a cat escaping a fire by leaping from an upper floor of a building and then walking away.
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Ransomware took down the Colonial Pipeline. You could be at risk too

CNN - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 17:36
Ransomware attacks draw headlines when they take down major operations: hospitals, cities and most recently, a US fuel pipeline. Not only do cybercriminals scam businesses demanding large sums of money or they'll wreak havoc on their computer systems, this week's gas shortages showed how it can also have broader impacts.
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'Huge shortage' in digital skills says Apprentice winner

BBC Technology - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 17:31
Some UK firms are struggling to fill roles demanding digital skills, so how easy is it to retrain?
Categories: Technology

Lab rats are overwhelmingly male, and that's a problem

CNN - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 17:16
The data didn't make sense.
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Amazon set to hire 10,000 UK workers

BBC Technology - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 16:57
The tech giant is tightening its grip on retail as the coronavirus pandemic continues.
Categories: Technology

Hyundai and Kia are spending $7 billion in US electric car push

CNN - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 16:38
Hyundai and Kia are pouring billions of dollars into the United States, where they plan to start building electric cars and invest more in futuristic technologies.
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New York gets dizzying new glass elevator ride

CNN - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 15:07
Ever wondered what it would be like to take a glass elevator ride up the side of one of New York's tallest skyscrapers?
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US fuel pipeline 'paid hackers $5m in ransom'

BBC Technology - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 15:00
Reports say Colonial Pipeline paid cyber-criminal gang DarkSide a ransom to prevent a data leak.
Categories: Technology

Is Bitcoin bad for the environment?

BBC Technology - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 14:44
The BBC's Ros Atkins looks into Bitcoin's affect on the environment after Tesla suspended vehicle purchases using Bitcoin due to climate change concerns.
Categories: Technology

Nigerian fashion pioneer will be celebrated at 'Africa Fashion' exhibition

CNN - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 14:11
She's been called one of Africa's most important designers, and a pioneering figure in Nigerian fashion.
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Man who accused Spacey of sexual assault will not identify himself

CNN - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 09:56
The civil lawsuit against actor Kevin Spacey that alleges he sexually assaulted a teenager in the 1980s is expected to be dismissed after attorneys for the accuser on Thursday said he refused to identify himself.
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Oxygen crisis unfolds as climbers chase Everest dreams

CNN - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 08:49
India's brutal second wave of coronavirus has spilled into neighboring Nepal, including Mount Everest. Despite the government's denial, a tour company told CNN more than 30 of their Everest clients have tested positive in Nepal. CNN's Anna Coren speaks with a veteran climber who aborted his trip for fear of catching Covid-19 on the mountain.
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