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Why the new $120K ZR1 sports car is a game changer for the Corvette

ABC News(DETROIT) — Drivers in Detroit got to see a rare phenomenon this winter: Corvettes trudging through the snowy and wet city streets alongside SUVs and trucks. The engineers behind the new ZR1 — billed as the fastest and most powerful Corvette ever built — were required to drive the 755 horsepower sports car to and from the office every …

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Cambridge researcher behind Facebook data breach speaks out

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Aleksandr Kogan, the Cambridge University researcher who collected information on millions of Americans through Facebook, said Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony to lawmakers on Capitol Hill was “misleading.” In a live interview with ABC’s chief anchor George Stephanopoulos on Good Morning America, Kogan responded to Zuckerberg’s accusation that he violated Facebook policy by sharing data with …

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Protesters say Starbucks' ‘unconscious bias training’ isn’t enough

ABCNews.com(PHILADELPHIA) — Members of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity rallied at a Starbucks in Philadelphia on Sunday after their fraternity brother, Rashon Nelson, was arrested there earlier this month in an incident the city’s mayor called an example of racial profiling. More than 100 fraternity members and supporters attended the “Rally Against Racial Injustice” on Sunday afternoon, held near the …

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In new age of cyberwarfare, 'ungoverned' internet poses new threats to infrastructure, national security

iStock/Thinkstock(ATLANTA) — The city of Atlanta was under attack. Not by terrorists with guns or knives or vehicles as weapons — but instead by hackers who in March disabled the city’s public services with ransomware. The cyber offensive left Atlantans unable to pay bills online, and visitors to the world’s busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, unable to connect to …

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Honeymoon-bound newlywed gets well-wishes from United passengers, thanks to sister

Kelli Shultz(AUSTIN) — When Kelli Schultz discovered that she’d be on the same flight as her newlywed sister en route to her honeymoon in New Zealand, she couldn’t resist the opportunity to give her an extra special wedding gift. With help from United Airlines’ flight attendants, Schultz got the passengers on the 130-seat plane from Austin, Texas, to San Francisco …

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This company recycles event flowers and donates them to people in need

Rachel Scott/ABC News(NEW YORK) — Weddings and events often have the most beautiful floral arrangements, but after the event is over, the arrangements can end up in the trash. Former event planner Jennifer Grove is working to end that with her company Repeat Roses, which gives event and wedding flowers a second chance by donating them to local nonprofits. “We …

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