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U.S. firm Clearview A.I. fined for illegally collecting images of Brits’ faces

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Clearview AI, a New York-headquartered facial recognition company, has been fined £7.5 million ($9.4 million) by a U.K. privacy regulator. Over the last few years, the firm has collected images from the web and social media of people in Britain......

Shirley Temple Black’s Remarkable Second Act as a Diplomat

Smithsonian
In closing remarks at the 1969 U.N. General Assembly in New York, Black recalled an Apollo 12 astronaut who, while in orbit, remarked on the Earth’s beauty. “Some of us down here are not so sure,” she said. FAMILY OF SHIRLEY TEMPLE BLACK In June 1972, Shirley Temple Black took......

EBay is entering the NFT business, with an assist from hockey legend Wayne Gretzky

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The headquarters of eBay in San Jose, California. Getty Images EBay is getting into NFTs — with an assist from hockey legend Wayne Gretzky. The company announced Monday that it’s launching 13 limited-edition digital collectibles in partnership with Web3 platform......

U.S. Military Airlifts Baby Formula From Europe

New York Times
A shipment of infant formula intended to fill a nationwide shortage arrived in the United States from Europe on Sunday, and a second flight was expected to bring additional supplies in the coming days, the Biden administration said. The shipment, equivalent to about 500,000 eight-ounce bottles, contained a hypoallergenic formula......

UFC power rankings: Which is the No. 1 weight class in the UFC?

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The UFC has fighters ranging from 115 pounds to more than twice that weight. Yet size does not matter very much when it comes to assessing where the greatest fights are. Some weight classes are top-heavy, featuring dominant champions no one can match. Other divisions draw their intrigue from a......

Spurs Beats Arsenal to Top Four Spot, May Create Gap in EPL

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Jonathan Wilson Tottenham and Arsenal both finished the season with a flourish, scoring five goals apiece in wins over Norwich City and Everton, but what really mattered were the two games before that. When the pressure was on, Arsenal went......

Flowers CEO says company, industry well positioned

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THOMASVILLE, GA. – The company’s portfolio of premium products should hold up well in the event of a recession, said A. Ryals McMullian, president and chief executive officer of Flowers Foods, Inc., Thomasville. In remarks issued May 19 in connection with the company’s first-quarter financial results, Mr. McMullian said a......

UNC’s assistance dog Remington helps athletes with mental health

Sports Illustrated
Editor’s note: If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide or is in emotional distress, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK(8255) or at suicidepreventionlifeline.org. CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The sun beats down on Boshamer Stadium, not a cloud in sight in the Carolina blue sky.......

Rafael Nadal is happy to wear the crown

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http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTg5NjY3MTY2NDE5NjkwNjkz/dcovnadal_h.jpg Jon Wertheim When Rafael Nadal is back on the island of Mallorca, where he was born and raised, he is neither a tennis star nor a global icon.He’s Rafa, who’s somehow connected to everyone. His parents eat at my nephew’s restaurant. His sister was friends in school with my......

Column: Hedge funds more bullish on crude as sanctions loom

Reuters
LONDON, May 23 (Reuters) – Investors grew significantly more bullish on petroleum prices last week in response to an increasing likelihood that EU sanctions on Russia’s exports that will intensify global oil shortages. Hedge funds and other money managers purchased the equivalent of 56 million barrels in the six most......

Lukashenko accuses Poland and NATO of plotting to partition Ukraine

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Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko attends a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia March 11, 2022. Sputnik/Mikhail Klimentyev/Kremlin via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 23 (Reuters) – Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said on Monday that he was concerned about......

Defense, IQ and massive third-quarter runs: We’ve seen these Warriors before

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Memorable isn’t really the right word. Painful, frustrating, demoralizing. That’s closer to how Draymond Green would describe the two seasons in between the Golden State Warriors‘ last NBA Finals appearance in 2019 and this season’s run to within one game of a return to the championship series after Sunday’s 109-100......

OPEC is on the wrong side of history in sticking with Russia, Ukraine’s Naftogaz CEO says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Naftogaz CEO Yuriy Vitrenko says OPEC is on the wrong side of history in choosing to stick with Russia. Future Publishing | Future Publishing | Getty Images The chief executive of Ukrainian state energy giant Naftogaz says oil producer group......

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