These are the headlines you Need 2 Know.

  • Breaking: Assange Arrested: Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been arrested after being evicted from the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he had been living since 2012. Sky News.

  • Brexit Delayed: The EU agreed to extend the deadline for Brexit until October 31. The extension essentially kicks the can down the road six months, but settles none of the thorny issues over how the UK will leave the EU. BBC.

  • Russia Probe: Spying: Attorney General William Barr believes the government under President Obama spied on the 2016 Trump campaign. Defending his decision to order a review of the origins of the Russia probe, Barr told a Senate panel Wednesday that “it’s a big deal” but stopped short of saying exactly who, or which agencies, he believed were responsible. NBC News.

  • Russia Probe: Dems: Separately, a former lawyer for the Obama administration is reportedly expecting to be indicted in an investigation that came out of the Russia probe. Gregory Craig is being investigated for his work with the Russia-aligned government of Ukraine. NY Times.

  • New Human Species: A new -- and very small-- human species has been discovered in a cave in the Philippines. The fossils of Homo luzonensis included foot and hand bones as well as teeth. It’s believed the species lived on Luzon Island approximately 50,000 to 67,000 years ago. Reuters.

  • Sleeper Danger Worries: The American Academy of Pediatrics is pushing for a recall of the Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play sleeper after Consumer Reports linked it to the death of 32 babies. The cause of death for some of the infants was asphyxia. Fisher-Price insists the product is safe, but is reminding customers to stop using it “as soon as an infant exhibits rollover capabilities." ABC News.

  • YouTube & Discovery: YouTube is raising the price of its streaming package YouTube TV to $50 and adding Discovery’s lineup of networks. That includes channels like Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, HGTV and Food Network. The price hike goes into effect for existing subscribers May 13. Cheddar.

  • Alexa Almighty: Turns out when you speak to Alexa -- “she” may not be the only one listening. Amazon employees around the world listen to voice recordings of Echo owners’ commands, in order to improve Alexa’s understanding of speech. According to Bloomberg, the work is “mostly mundane” although the teams occasionally pick up something embarrassing like bad singing in the shower. Bloomberg.

  • Up in the Sky: For the first time in human history, we know what a black hole looks like. Astronomers revealed the first photo of a black hole from a “nearby” galaxy, which shows a dark circle surrounded by a radiant ring of light. The stunning image came to be after two years of analysis from a global network of radio antennas. When it was unveiled in Washington, onlookers gasped -- then broke into applause. See it.

  • ’A Tradition Unlike Any Other’: The Masters gets underway at Augusta this morning. Two major storylines to watch: can Rory McIlroy complete a career grand slam? Can Tiger Woods come back to win his first major in a decade? Tiger tees off at 11:04 a.m. ET today.

  • Spotted: Actor William H. Macy hitting the road on his vintage motorcycle in Hollywood, just two days after his wife said she’d be pleading guilty in connection with the college admissions scandal. See pic.

  • Kim Kardashian, Esq.: Kim Kardashian West wants to be a criminal defense lawyer. She tells Vogue that she’s studying for the bar exam and plans to take the test in 2022. Read interview.

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