Art

Avicii Died From Apparent Suicide

Avicii Died From Apparent Suicide

Tim Bergling, the Swedish DJ-producer who performed as Avicii, died of an apparent suicide. Bergling's family shared a statement about the musician's death , saying, "He really struggled with thoughts about meaning, life, happiness. He could not go on any longer. He wanted to find peace.". Hear Tiesto, Kaskade, Steve Aoki Pay Tribute to Avicii. "He just always thought out of the box. He came up with different melodies," Tiesto says of Tim ... Full story

Education

Facebook didn’t read the terms and conditions for the app behind Cambridge Analytica

Facebook didn’t read the terms and conditions for the app behind Cambridge Analytica

Email the author Email the author Facebook Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer answers questions in Britain's Parliament (AFP/PRU). Facebook told British lawmakers on Thursday that it never read the terms and conditions for an app that ultimately allowed Cambridge Analytica to access 87 million users’ names, “likes” and other personal information. The admission from Mark Schroepfer, the chief technology officer for the social media giant, ... Full story

Economics

U.S. business spending on equipment slowing; job market strong

U.S. business spending on equipment slowing; job market strong

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods unexpectedly fell in March, weighed down by the biggest drop in demand for machinery in nearly two years, and a decline in shipments suggested business spending on equipment slowed in the first quarter. FILE PHOTO: Job seekers and recruiters gather at TechFair in Los Angeles, California, U.S. March 8, 2018. REUTERS/Monica Almeida. But other data on Thursday showed the economy ... Full story

Entertainment

Trump to visit UK in July

Trump to visit UK in July

President Donald Trump is to visit the UK on Friday 13 July, White House says. This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. You can receive Breaking News on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC News App. You can also follow @BBCBreaking on Twitter to get the latest alerts. Why you can trust BBC News Full story

Health

President Trump Welcomes America’s Wounded Warriors to the White House

President Trump Welcomes America’s Wounded Warriors to the White House

For many veterans, returning to civilian life can be a difficult transition. The Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) is there to help. WWP’s mission is to “to honor and empower Wounded Warriors,” which they accomplish by connecting veterans, their families, and caregivers to peers, programs, and communities that can help. The organization provides free mental health and wellness programs, physical health and wellness activities, career and benefits ... Full story

Law

Johnson & Johnson wins appeal to overturn $151 million hip implant verdict

Johnson & Johnson wins appeal to overturn $151 million hip implant verdict

(Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson on Wednesday secured a favorable U.S. appellate court ruling, overturning a verdict that had awarded $151 million to five people who blamed injuries they suffered on the company’s Pinnacle hip implant devices. A Johnson & Johnson building is shown in Irvine, California, U.S., January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said two of the plaintiffs’ defective marketing claims were ... Full story

Living

BTS Announce New Tour Dates

BTS Announce New Tour Dates

BTS attends the 2017 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on Nov. 19, 2017 in Los Angeles. Korean boy band BTS surprised ARMY around the world today (April 26) with the news of their upcoming Love Yourself world tour. The Korean septet shared the announcement via their company’s Twitter account, and shared dates for shows in 11 cities throughout Asia, North America, and Europe, with the promise of more shows getting announced in the ... Full story

Politics

Senate panel advances legislation to protect Robert Mueller from firing

Senate panel advances legislation to protect Robert Mueller from firing

Former FBI director Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill on June 21, 2017, after a closed-door meeting in Washington. Republican senators are promoting an alternative to bipartisan legislation that would protect Mueller’s job — a nonbinding resolution endorsing him. (Andrew Harnik/AP). The Senate Judiciary Committee advanced legislation Thursday that would protect ... Full story

Sport

BTS announce 'Love Yourself' world tour dates and locations!

BTS announce 'Love Yourself' world tour dates and locations!

BTS is going on a world tour! On Apri 27 KST, Big Hit Entertainment released the 2018 world tour schedule. The show will kick off in Seoul on August 25, then the boys will be visiting cities in the United States, Canada, Germany, France, and England. It also states " more dates to come " so stay tuned for more info! SEE ALSO: LG Electronics releases video for their first project with BTS. Meanwhile, check out the tour teaser clip and poster. - ... Full story

Technology

Infinity War' breaks overseas box office records | EW.com

Infinity War' breaks overseas box office records | EW.com

The opening day overseas box office estimates in for Avengers: Infinity War. The film began screening Wednesday in 21 international… Full story