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France vows to rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral after devastating fire — live updates

A major fire erupted at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday. The cathedral, which was undergoing renovations, suffered "colossal damages." The cause of the blaze remains unclear, but officials do not currently suspect terrorism or arson.

CBS NEWS

Shooter in custody after four dead in 'targeted' killings in Canada

Canadian police say a 60-year-old man is in custody after four targeted shootings that killed two men and two women in the city of Penticton, British Columbia. Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Supt. Ted De Jager says the suspect and the four victims knew each other but gave no details.

NBC NEWS

Hillicon Valley: White House rejects Dem request for AT&T merger docs | Apple, Qualcomm end massive court fight | Ecuador says it faced 40M cyberattacks after Assange arrest | SpaceX wins NASA contract to fly craft into asteroid

Welcome to Hillicon Valley, The Hill's newsletter detailing all you need to know about the tech and cyber news from Capitol Hill to Silicon Valley. If you don't already, be sure to sign up for our newsletter with this LINK.

THE HILL

China's economy growth beat expectations in the first quarter

China’s economic performance unexpectedly held steady in the first three months of the year despite a tariff war with the U.S., as stimulus measures helped arrest a slowdown that’s rattled investors and cast doubt over global expansion.

LA TIMES

France's Billionaires And Others Pledge $700 Million To Restore Notre Dame

Some of the wealthiest families in France have pledged to donate more than half a billion dollars to rebuild Notre Dame de Paris after a fire caused devastating damage to the iconic cathedral.

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Politics News

Udall announcement brought out ‎politics‏

Tom Udall’s announcement that he won’t seek another term as U.S. senator really brought out the politics in New Mexico. Already, two Democrats have announced they’ll seek to replace Udall, and there’s plenty of speculation about others interested in vying for the crown jewel of statewide office. Let

QUAY COUNTY SUN - 2019-04-16 23:02:24

Never too soon for ‎politics‏

The Rappahannock County Democratic Committee hosted the Blue State Bluegrass Brunch Saturday at the Washington Fire Hall. Guests of honor included 18th District House of Delegates candidates Laura Galante and Tristan Shields, who will compete in the June primary to face Republican Michael J. Webert.

RAPPAHANNOCK NEWS - 2019-04-16 21:56:43

Williams wants to put people over ‎politics‏

CONWAY — Different, but in a good way. That’s how Democratic presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson comes across, and though she has never held political office, her campaign is championing people over politics.

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2019-04-16 20:21:00

Personal responsibility lacking in ‎politics‏

As a young USMC officer candidate my senior DI-Platoon Sergeant had me stand in front of his desk at one or two in the morning with an 80-pound log straddling my shoulders as he discussed leadership with me. He did the talking, I listened. The chats lasted one to three hours. I remember many of the

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2019-04-16 04:00:00

The confluence of ‎politics‏ and spirituality

Over the last month or so, political parties have been traversing the length and breadth of the country presenting their manifestos to the electorate. While some manifestos appeal more than others on many aspects, to this day I am yet to find one that neatly and with intent and understanding, establ

NEWS 24 - 2019-04-15 09:14:40
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Business News

Activists Are Unimpressed with Bed Bath & Beyond's Turnaround Plan: Here's Why They're Right

Management at Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) wants you to have faith in their turnaround efforts. Despite years of failed initiatives, the loss of billions of dollars in shareholder value, and no real proof the home furnishings retailer is on the right track, they say they've finally found the pres

MOTLEY FOOL - 2019-04-17 00:13:00

Deja Vu: T-Mobile’s Sprint Merger May Be a No-Go Again

I hope T-mobile didn’t already order a bunch of magenta T-shirts to hand out to the Sprint team. Their merger may be a no-go. The Justice Department told T-Mobile US Inc. and Sprint Corp. earlier this month that it’s unlikely to approve their deal as it’s currently structured, according to a Wall St

WASHINGTON POST - 2019-04-16 23:02:00

Controlling The Ledger: The World's Largest Financial Firms Embrace Blockchain

Ask nearly any leading banker or financial executive to go on the record about blockchain, and you are liable to hear crickets. After all, it’s an industry built on trust and stability and crypto’s recent legacy of volatility and even fraud has tainted the topic.

FORBES - 2019-04-16 22:11:12

Brazil's Petrobras hires JPMorgan, Citi to manage BR Distribuidora offering -sources

SAO PAULO, April 16 (Reuters) - State-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA has hired nine banks to manage an offering of shares in its fuel distribution unit Petrobras Distribuidora SA, three sources with knowledge of the matter said.

CNBC - 2019-04-16 22:01:27

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ends higher on upbeat earnings

NEW YORK, April 16 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended slightly higher on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 inching closer to its all-time high following a string of mostly positive earnings, while a drop in healthcare shares limited the advance.

CNBC - 2019-04-16 20:16:24
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Technology News

New ‎technology‏ commissioner on board

ST PAUL, Minn. — Four months after taking office, Gov. Tim Walz finally has a full cabinet. Tuesday Gov. Walz appointed Tarek Tomes as the new commissioner of Minnesota I.T. Services, also known as MNIT.

KARE - 2019-04-17 03:01:00

Madison County considers new tracking ‎technology‏

MADISON – The Madison County Board of Commissioners met Tuesday morning to discuss adding a new technology called Salamander Track to help with tracking county resources. Salamander is a system that helps with incident tracking. It is in place in some areas around Madison County. It involves tagging

NEWS CHANNEL NEBRASKA - 2019-04-16 18:33:36

Sidney board okays ‎technology‏ upgrades

(Sidney) -- Middle and high school students in the Sidney School District are getting new computers next school year. At its regular meeting Monday evening, the Sidney School Board approved the purchase of new Chromebook units for grades 6-through-12 at a cost of around $100,000. Sidney School Super

KMALAND.COM - 2019-04-16 16:10:00

Benton Elementary receives ‎technology‏ grant

Students in Benton Elementary School's Student Technology Leadership Program will soon have Sphero robots, accessories and iPads to sharpen their 21st century skills. The $3,500 grant which will fund the purchases was awarded by the Tennessee Valley Authority in partnership with Bicentennial Volunte

KENTUCKY BARKLEY NEWS - 2019-04-16 05:15:00

Orolia ‎technology‏ synchronizes black hole photo telescopes

Atomic clocks support world’s first black hole photo. Orolia, through its joint venture company T4Science Inc. in Switzerland, supported the ground-breaking scientific initiative to capture the world’s first photo of a black hole, conducted by the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project.

GPSWORLD.COM - 2019-04-16 02:37:32
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Entertainment News

Baseball was serious ‎entertainment‏ in early Iosco

AUSABLE – General Abner Doubleday’s contribution to the Union cause during the Civil War was minimal; he is remembered today principally for developing rules for the game of baseball in 1865, but some modem historians discredit that claim, believing the game actually had roots in the British sport o

IOSCONEWS.COM - 2019-04-16 15:51:00

Southbridge club has ‎entertainment‏ license suspended through 2019

SOUTHBRIDGE - The Twelve Crane Street Corp.’s entertainment license was suspended by the town for the remainder of the calendar year as a result of concerns about public safety raised by the police.

TELEGRAM.COM - 2019-04-16 14:06:00

Former gasworks turning into ‎entertainment‏ venue

Four giant warehouses and an empty field — a former gasworks in Tottenham — is to become a new entertainment venue. The venue combines four interlinked warehouses with capacities of up to 10,000 inside along with 10 acres of outdoor space, and is next to the soon-to-open Meridian Water train station

IANVISITS.CO.UK - 2019-04-16 14:00:37

Dinolfo dedicates new ‎entertainment‏ center at Monroe Community Hospital

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Monroe Community Hospital Executive Health Director Gene Larrabee were joined by MCH residents, staff, volunteers and members of the MCH Foundation to officially dedicate the Blake Family Resident Entertainment Center.

MONROECOPOST.COM - 2019-04-16 13:39:00

Evel Knievel Museum wins ‎entertainment‏ award

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - The people behind the Evel Knievel Museum won a themed entertainment award. The Thea Award for Outstanding Achieve awards are given to theme park design professionals across the country for the best new attractions.

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Sports News

Speedgate : An AI-invented Sport ?

AKQA, a company who provides digital services and products, claims that they used an AI to create a new sport. This sport is named “Speedgate” — a sport that “pulls the best of rugby, soccer, ultimate frisbee and croquet.”

NEATORAMA.COM - 2019-04-16 21:30:33

Sport fishermen shocked at restrictions on chinook

The Fraser River will remain closed to all salmon fishing until August 23, and there will be non-retention restrictions placed on chinook for the Southern Strait of Georgia until July 31, and July 14 for Northern Strait of Georgia, followed by one-per day retention allowances.

BUSINESS IN VANCOUVER - 2019-04-16 18:00:00

AI Creates New Sport

A new sport was created artificial intelligence and it’s a doozy. It’s called Speedgate and your kids will fail gym class because of it.

THEINTERROBANG.COM - 2019-04-16 16:31:41

ITU is seeking an Sport Department Intern

Activity level: part-time 50% (during working hours) Period: 15-June to 15-Dec.2019(6 months) Provide administrative support to the ITU Sport Department. Conference Calls coordination and Minutes recording.

TRIATHLON.ORG - 2019-04-16 09:24:09

Tennis : A Sport Of The Future

Living in Miami, there are a number of sports and activities that you can do to improve your health, ranging from pilates on the beach to playing basketball on the court. Not many realize the great health benefits that come along with playing tennis though. The sport is played globally and doesn't r

PATCH - 2019-04-15 12:00:00
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Health News

Former Rockland ‎health‏ club manager sentenced for ‎health‏ care fraud , embezzlement

ROCKLAND, Maine (WABI) - The former manager of a Rockland health club is going to prison for four months for stealing more than $200,000. 42-year-old Michael Morrison was also ordered Tuesday to pay back the money.

WABI.TV - 2019-04-16 17:47:00

Matt Kalil not back to full ‎health‏

The Texans signed veteran tackle Matt Kalil to a one-year deal as a free agent in hopes that he can help them put a better offensive line on the field in 2019. Kalil’s role in that effort will obviously be contingent on him actually getting on the field and he said on Tuesday that he’s not ready to

YAHOO SPORTS - 2019-04-16 17:46:56

Local students working on ‎health‏ care cures

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — The American Heart Association is hosting its second annual Advancing Sciences STEM event at Target Field on April 23. A hundred and thirty local high school students will assemble to explore STEM outside the classroom and get a unique opportunity to “speed mentor” with local

KARE - 2019-04-16 17:45:00

BENEFITS THAT COFFEE BRINGS TO YOUR ‎HEALTH‏

If you are a coffee lover, you have to know these essential tips to prepare the best coffee of your life! COFFEELIFIOUS helps you to gain more tips to make perfect coffee. Coffee is one of the most consumed products in the world , and especially in the West, although its origin is found in Ethiopia

CAELUSGREENROOM.COM - 2019-04-16 15:12:24

Got thoughts on ‎health‏ ?

PLATTSBURGH — A SUNY Plattsburgh professor and three of his students want local input for their North Country Health Study. “We are trying to interview people about what they think about health,” said Charles Allan McCoy, a professor in the Department of Sociology at the college.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2019-04-16 09:00:00
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