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October 23, 2017 8:27 PM Matt Damon and George Clooney Share What They Knew About Harvey Weinstein

Though both George Clooney and Matt Damon have given statements about the sexual misconduct of their former collaborator Harvey Weinstein, the road to the premiere of their new film, Suburbicon, is paved in Weinstein comments. Clooney, who’s directing the film, and Damon, who plays the lead alongside Julianne Moore and Oscar Isaac, elaborated on what they knew about 125

October 23, 2017 7:17 PM The Pixel 2’s Screen May Have a Serious Burn-in Problem

Google is actively investigating reports of major screen burn-in in Pixel 2 devices. Multiple end users are reporting significant problems with burn-in, even after just a few days of using the device. Screen burn-in has been a problem for literally as long as we’ve had computers. It’s the problem screen savers were originally designed to help solve — if you displayed 126

October 23, 2017 6:14 PM Weinstein scandal puts nondisclosure agreements in the spotlight

Harvey Weinstein. Bill O’Reilly. Roger Ailes. Bill Cosby. The Catholic church. All were able to skirt years and sometimes decades of allegations of sexual harassment or assault through the use of settlements or contracts that included nondisclosure agreements: legal provisions that swear employees or alleged victims to secrecy. Those cases — and especially 156

October 23, 2017 4:16 PM Google might need to recall the Pixel 2 XL because of defective screens

You might want to hold off on buying a Pixel 2 XL until Google addresses its screen issues. Now that Google's new flagship Android phone is officially out and in people's hands, reports have come out that call into question the quality of its display. Pixel 2 XL owners took to social media to voice their complaints about discoloration and screen burn-in 113

October 23, 2017 7:49 AM Kentucky health officials announce new weekly flu report

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - State health officials in Kentucky say there's a new way to keep track of flu outbreaks. The state Department for Public Health says an online weekly influenza surveillance report will be used to gauge current flu activity in Kentucky. The weekly report is compiled by state health officials and will be provided to the Centers for Disease 125

October 23, 2017 7:21 AM Samsung Galaxy J7 Catches Fire Mid-Air in Jet Airways Delhi-Indore Flight: Report

A Samsung smartphone caught fire mid-air on a Delhi-Indore flight last Friday, sending dozens of people in panic as the alert crew rushed to put the situation under control, according to a report. The Jet Airways' flight had 120 passengers onboard and it eventually landed safely. The handset, said to be a Samsung Galaxy J7, belonged to a Delhi resident 112

October 20, 2017 9:05 PM Bid to end chronic books shortage in schools, colleges

US firm hopes to standardize pupil-book ration amid reports that reading materials are costly in Kenya due to piracy and procurement flaws. Pupils yell inside a classroom in Kathwana, Tharaka-Nithi County, as they tackle a mid-morning maths assignment. They aren’t fighting but scrambling over a shared text book. Stocks in the school library aren’t enough 264

October 20, 2017 3:33 PM Pollution kills more people every year than wars, disasters and hunger: study

One out of every six premature deaths in the world in 2015 — about 9 million — could be attributed to disease from toxic exposure, according to the study released in the Lancet medical journal. NEW DELHI—Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking 155

October 20, 2017 2:56 PM Study finds pollution is deadlier than war, disaster, hunger

NEW DELHI — Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. One out of every six premature deaths in the world in 2015 — about 9 million — could be attributed to disease 147

October 20, 2017 8:40 AM Men Who Smoke and Have Oral Sex With Multiple Partners Have a Higher Cancer Risk

Smoking cigarettes, along with having five or more oral sex partners, increases men’s risk for the most common type of head and neck cancer. A study published Friday in Annals of Oncology finds these patterns of behavior are associated with oral and throat cancers caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). Public health experts already know from a large 157