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'Smallville' curse? Allison Mack's show was grueling at times, few of its stars left unscathed

The cast of ‘Smallville.’  (Warner Bros./Facebook) “Smallville” actress Allison Mack appeared in court this week on sex trafficking charges stemming from her involvement with an alleged sex cult. Her shocking role in the controversial organization reportedly began while she was still filming the 10-season-long WB series, and it turns out she isn’t the only one Read More…

Snapchat's second-gen Spectacles have arrived

(Credit: Snapchat) Snapchat’s rumored second-generation Spectacles are officially a thing. Launched Thursday, the new smart specs are the same shape as the originals, but the temple area of the frame, which houses most of the wearable’s electronics, is about a third smaller. That gives them a smaller profile and makes them more comfortable to wear, Read More…

Liftoff! Europe's newest 'sentinel' satellite will study Earth's seas, land and air

Europe’s Sentinel-3B Earth-observation satellite launches atop a Rockot rocket from Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia on April 25, 2018.  (ESA) Europe’s newest Earth-observation satellite has taken flight. The Sentinel-3B spacecraft rode to orbit today atop a Rockot rocket, which lifted off from Russia’s Plesetsk Cosmodrome, about 500 miles (800 kilometers) north of Moscow, at 1:57 p.m. EDT Read More…

Kimco Realty: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y. –  NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y. (AP) _ Kimco Realty Corp. (KIM) on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The New Hyde Park, New York-based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $157.8 million, or 37 cents Read More…

Iraq awards rights to develop oil in country's northeast

BAGHDAD –  Iraq has awarded the rights to explore and develop two gas fields and a hydrocarbon-rich area in the country’s northeast. Thursday’s auction of 11 undeveloped blocks for exploration and development is Iraq’s fifth since opening its vast resources to international energy companies in 2009. UAE Crescent Petroleum won rights to develop the Gilabat-Qumar Read More…

Afghan official says deputy governor killed by Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan –  An Afghan official says Taliban insurgents have ambushed a government convoy in eastern Logar province, killing the deputy provincial governor and his two bodyguards. Mohammad Naser Ghyrat, Logar provincial council chief, said the ambush on Kamaruddin Shekeib’s convoy early Thursday also seriously injured Shekeib’s spokesman. The Taliban control large swathes of eastern Read More…