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Russian Parliament Adopts Internet Controls Bill
Forecasters Turn to Array of Technology to Fight Floodwaters
Electric Scooters Have Zipped by Docked Bikes in Popularity

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Forecasters Turn to Array of Technology to Fight Floodwaters

Russian Parliament Adopts Internet Controls Bill

By Adrian Sainz and Jeff Martin |
An arsenal of new technology is being put to the test fighting floods this year as rivers inundate towns and farm fields across the central United States.

Sri Lanka Expats Wait to Reconnect Amid Social Media Block

Sri Lanka Expats Wait to Reconnect Amid Social Media Block

By Deepti Hajela | Apr 23
The block on social media including Facebook and its WhatsApp and Instagram services was announced by the Sri Lankan government's official news portal, which cited the spread of misinformation online.

Reports: Anti-Gay 'Kill All Males' State Lawmaker Implicated in Online Plot to Intimidate, Spy on Opponents

Reports: Anti-Gay 'Kill All Males' State Lawmaker Implicated in Online Plot to Intimidate, Spy on Opponents

By Nicholas Geranios | Apr 23
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and other state Democrats are criticizing a conservative state representative for appearing to support spying on political opponents.

Arizona Joins 47 other States with Cellphone-Driving Law

Arizona Joins 47 other States with Cellphone-Driving Law

By Jonathan J. Cooper | Apr 23
Arizona ended a decade of resistance to restrictions on using a cellphone while driving when Gov. Doug Ducey signed a law Monday outlawing holding a phone behind the wheel.

Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media After Easter Sunday Bombings

Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media After Easter Sunday Bombings

By Matt O'Brien and Stephen Wright | Apr 23
Sri Lankan authorities flicked the off switch on most social media after Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels killed hundreds of people, a dramatic reaction that reflects distrust in the capability of American internet companies.

When is Dead Really Dead? New Study Reinforces That Death is a Vast Gray Area

When is Dead Really Dead? New Study Reinforces That Death is a Vast Gray Area

Apr 22
Brain death is difficult to conceptualize, as it is a less visible form of death. And isn't it so much easier to believe what we can see?