HUD Secretary Ben Carson Nixes $31,000 Office Furniture Order Amid Ethics Questions

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Ben Carson, the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) secretary, said Thursday that he canceled an order for a $30,000 dining set intended for his government office following an investigation into the redecoration of the room. "At the request of the secretary, the agency is working to rescind the order for the dining room set," Armstrong Williams, Carson’s business manager and advisor, said in a statement.

Equifax Breach: 2.4 Million More Affected By 2017 Hack

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Credit reporting firm Equifax reported Thursday that it identified another 2.4 million consumers in the United States who had their personal information stolen in the massive data breach that hit the company last year.

When Does ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Come Out? Release Date Changed

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“Avengers: Infinity War” will not come out on May 4. Instead, the movie will hit theaters a week earlier on April 27! Marvel made the official announcement on Twitter via an exchange between the official Marvel Studios account and Iron Man actor Robert Downey Jr. The actor asked if there was any way that everyone could see the movie earlier. Marvel Studios called it “a FANTASTIC idea” and unveiled a new poster with the April 27 release date.

Last Male Northern White Rhino Falls Ill, Future ‘Not Looking Bright’

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Last November, a tweet from biologist Daniel Schneider with a picture of the world’s last male Northern White Rhinoceros went viral. Thanks to unregulated poaching, that particular subspecies is down to just one living male rhino, named Sudan, and two females.

Nutrition Information In Restaurant Menus Could Help Healthier Eating, Study Finds

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Do you know how many calories were in that spaghetti alle vongole you feasted on the last time you went out to dinner? 570 kcal… not to mention the 180mg of sodium. If you knew this prior to placing your order would you opt instead for a more nutritious dish?

Is MTV’s ‘Wild ’N Out’ Scripted? Nick Cannon Reveals If Show’s Fake

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Currently airing its 10th season, MTV’s “Wild ’n Out” has been around for quite a while. It’s gone through a couple network changes, location changes, a few cast switch-ups and some hiatuses since its 2005 debut, but one thing that’s remained the same is the audience’s response to the series. Fans clearly love it enough that it’s set to air its 11th season later this year, but they also have a few questions about the sketch comedy series. Specifically, just how scripted is the supposed improv show?

Rumors Linking LeBron James To The Philadelphia 76ers Shouldn’t Be Dismissed

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When the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2017 NBA Finals, it was the Los Angeles Lakers who emerged as the favorites to sign LeBron James in the summer of 2018.

Magic Mushrooms Could Help Treat Depression With Hallucination-Inducing Chemical

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Magic mushrooms have earned themselves quite the reputation for causing psychedelic hallucinations. Those of us who watched Bridget Jones: Edge of Reason will remember Renée Zellweger’s character dancing in rainbow-colored water after unknowingly eating an omelet laced with them. While for most, the notorious fungus is considered a recreational drug favored by those looking for an experience that transcends the regular, researchers believe the trippy shroom may also help treat one of the world’s most popular psychological problems — depression.

After Making Shooting Threat, Judge Bans Teen From Playing Violent Video Games

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A Chicago high school student allegedly made a threat and received an unusual punishment for it, the Chicago Tribune reported. The 16-year-old posted a video on Snapchat that eventually led to a felony charge and his banishment from the world of violent video games.

Kendall Jenner Has ‘Off And On’ Relationship With Rumored Boyfriend Blake Griffin

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Kendall Jenner and Blake Griffin were initially inseparable when they were first romantically linked to one another in August 2017, but now it seems the relationship has begun to fizzle out. The “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star seems to have taken a step back from her romance with the NBA player, but that doesn’t mean the stars have completely split up.