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Thursday April 18th, 2019 morning edition

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The American novelist, Stephen Edwin King, is one of the world’s most recognized and successful horror authors of all time.

In a new biography, King reveals that during the 80s he spent most of his time binging on drugs and Alcohol.

So much so, King claims to have no recollection of writing some of his novels during that period.

An insecure child, plagued by nightmares and anxieties, he feared everything from falling down the toilet pipes to clowns and deformity.

About a month prior to his graduation, King was arrested after binge drinking at a nearby bar and stealing traffic cones.

He did so much Cocaine that sticking cotton up his nose was the only way to stop blood from dripping on his typewriter.

Addiction can happen to any kind of person, even a famous author with a college education like Stephen King. »

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez quits Facebook, says social media is a health risk

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she's quit Facebook even though the social media site was an important tool for her 2018 campaign.

In an hour-long interview on Yahoo News podcast Skullduggery, the 29-year-old New York Democrat said social media poses a public health risk to everybody.

The congresswoman said she's tried to establish social media rules for herself and set time limits on her Twitter and Instagram. »

The $2,000 Galaxy Fold’s Screen Is Already Breaking; Samsung Responds

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One of the big questions about the Galaxy Fold is how well Samsung's new foldable phone would hold up to steady use and repeated folding and unfolding.

"A limited number of early Galaxy Fold samples were provided to media for review.

For what it's worth, Tom's Guide has also gotten access to a Galaxy Fold review unit, and Mark Spoonauer's been putting it through its paces since Monday for our Galaxy Fold hands-on review. »