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Peggy Whitson EVA accumulated time record

On April 6 , Whitson will extend her record when she heads outside of the Space Station for her ninth spacewalk . NASA says there is no chance the International Space Station will be struck by a ...

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SpaceX has successfully landed a recycled rocket

SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell told Bloomberg that it took the company almost four months to recover and refurbish the Falcon 9 used in Thursday's launch, adding that they ultimately hope to redu...

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UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. Cuts Stake in Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT)

A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of AMAT . Rhumbline Advisers increased its stake in Applied Materials by 4.7% in the third quarter. Equities analysts expect that ...

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Israel approves first West Bank settlement in 25 years

Trump told Netanyahu to "hold back on settlements for a little bit", during the Israeli prime minister's White House visit in February. Israel will curb construction as a gesture to President Dona...

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Badger filmed burying a whole cow by itself in Utah mountains

Badger filmed burying a whole cow by itself in Utah mountains

Afterwards, it spent two weeks in its underground burrow without leaving, and kept returning to the burrow for several more weeks. Little was previously known about badger behavior, Frehner says. "T...

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SpaceX successfully reuses Falcon 9 first stage

It is now planning to take its launch process to the next level by re-using one of those rockets for the first time. The landing marked the ninth successful touchdown of a first stage rocket for Sp...

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NASA Astronauts Lose a Key Piece of the ISS Shield During Spacewalk

According to Marcia Dunn for the Associated Press , the lost shielding is created to protect the ISS from micrometeorite debris, and was one of four pieces that Whitson and Kimbrough were installin...

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NASA Astronauts Lose Essential ISS Fabric Shield During Spacewalk

She'll be the only woman who's held that title twice. It was disconnected during a spacewalk last Friday by Kimbrough, the space station's commander and a six-time spacewalker. Flight controllers in...

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Verizon AppFlash Launcher Baked Into Its Smartphones Is Basically Spyware, Warns EFF

Verizon AppFlash Launcher Baked Into Its Smartphones Is Basically Spyware, Warns EFF

Evie , makers of the Evie Launcher for Android, is teaming up with Verizon to create AppFlash . We collect information about your device and your use of the AppFlash services. However, accordin...

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How To Take Screenshot On Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+

How is Samsung making sure that the Galaxy S8 won't suffer the same fate? Walkley believes that the increase in the installed base of iPhone users in 2016 sets up Apple for "strong" sales of...

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NASA astronauts just lost a key piece of the International Space Station

Whitson and her NASA crewmate, Shane Kimbrough , were also supposed to install four protective shields over the port where the PMA-3 gateway used to be attached. At 57, she's also the oldest wom...

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Samsung unveils Galaxy S8 and S8+, launches VR content service

Its main claim to fame is a bezel-less "Infinity" display. Rather Samsung promoted its new wraparound display, " Bixby " digital assistant and upgraded camera that can combine multiple images for a ...

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Devin Nunes' Intelligence Information Reportedly Came From Two White House Officials

Their relationship - and the House investigation - quickly unraveled last week after Nunes announced he had gone directly to Trump with apparent evidence that his top aides were picked up in "incident...

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Outrage as Israel approves first new West Bank settlement in 20 years

Outrage as Israel approves first new West Bank settlement in 20 years

Trump has not outlined a vision for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, although he has said he'd be keen to broker a peace deal. But, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres condemned Israel's decisi...

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Used rocket available for cargo delivery, low mileage, call SpaceX

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket will deliver SES-10, a commercial communications satellite for SES, to a Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO). This is the first time in history that an already used rocket h...

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Macron and Le Pen clash in presidential debate

Candidates from left: conservative Francois Fillon, independent centrist Emmanuel Macron, far-leftist Jean-Luc Melenchon, far-rightist Marine Le Pen and Socialist Benoit Hamon pose before the debate. ...

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NASA's Peggy Whitson Just Set a New Spacewalk Record

Meanwhile, Sunita L. Williams holds the female record in the past, with 50 hours and 40 minutes spacewalking time. However, one of the shields slipped away before it could be strapped down. Whitson st...

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SpaceX makes history by launching recycled rocket

The company's Falcon 9 rocket, recovered at sea from its maiden flight a year ago, on Thursday blasted off from the USA state of Florida, in the first successful launch of a recycled orbital-class b...

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AP Calculates North Carolina's 'Bathroom Bill' Will Cost More Than $3.7 Billion

The results only included projects that officially listed HB2 as the reason for relocating, and didn't predict the loss of future conventions, businesses, and concerts that will forego working with th...

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Oakland Raiders Officially Moving to Las Vegas

Luckily for the Raiders fan in and around Oakland, they will have a couple more years to watch their team play at the Coliseum. "It was really over the last week, as the Oakland mayor worked very ha...

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57-year-old breaks record for female space walks

According to NASA , the station hurtles through orbit at 17,150 miles an hour - seeing a sun rise and set about every 90 minutes. Whitson's total time is now 53 hours and 25 minutes. This is only Wh...

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[ March 30, 2017 ] Kimbrough, Whitson prepare for spacewalk Thursday Mission Reports

After installing micrometeroid shielding around the base of PMA-3 atop Harmony, Kimbrough and Whitson will carry out a few "get-ahead" tasks if time is available. She has spent more than 50 hours walk...

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What the Samsung S8 means for the iPhone 8

According to the sources , the Galaxy S8, which runs on the Android 7.0 Nougat operating system, will likely have the Google Assistant program, which has similar features to Bixby. That's all fine an...

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Burger King Created Whopper-Flavored Toothpaste, and the Internet Fell for It

Burger King Created Whopper-Flavored Toothpaste, and the Internet Fell for It

The man starts brushing with Whopper toothpaste and good things happen, like his wife returns, saying: "It smells of Whopper in here". The solution? Get Whopper toothpaste, which comes complete with "...

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Pelosi on Devin Nunes: 'I've never seen behavior this bizarre'

Pelosi on Devin Nunes: 'I've never seen behavior this bizarre'

We'll get to why this is a faulty comparison in a moment, but first a bit of context: Spicer was responding to questions about a New York Times report that identified two previously unknown source...

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Samsung S8 unveiled in NY

The device will be available in U.S. stores ahead of its April 21 launch. Two versions of the Galaxy S8, code-named Dream internally, were launched at a media event in NY on March 29, with 6.2-inch ...

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Hannity breaks with Trump on health care debacle

He threatened to make sure its members lost their 2018 elections, but that didn't convince them. A spokesman said he was unable to fully comment until later Thursday, though the @GarrettforVA accoun...

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NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson Set Two New Records In One Day

The third spacewalk , by Whitson and European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet , now is planned for April 6 . Yet now Peggy seems to have broken that limit by accumulating a total of 53 ho...

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Peggy Whitson Surpasses Sunita Williams' Record With Eighth Spacewalk

Spacewalking astronauts carried out an impromptu patch job outside the International Space Station on Thursday, after losing a vital piece of cloth shielding when it floated away. However, this time a...

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Mad Catz Files For Bankruptcy

Mad Catz Files For Bankruptcy

Due to this, PriceWaterHouseCoopers Inc. will oversee the liquidation and distribution of the company's remaining assets. According to the press release , Mad Catz looked into many different op...

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North-east Australia 'like a war zone', significant damage from Cyclone Debbie

While the resort islands were hit by some of the hardest conditions of the cyclone, the mainland was also struck, with over 48 thousand homes losing power across the state overnight, and scores of hom...

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Samsung Confirms They'll Re-Release the Galaxy Note 7

If local authorities and carriers agreed, and there was demand, it may then resell the phones, Samsung said . The company having sold over 3.06 million Note 7's to consumers previous year before ta...

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Rove: Freedom Caucus Did a 'Grave Disservice,' But Trump Shouldn't 'Punch Down'

After House Speaker Paul Ryan went on CBS This Morning and said he didn't want Trump to work with Democrats on health care, because it's "hardly a conservative thing", Sen. Days after the spec...

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Paris climate deal architect looks to India

Paris climate deal architect looks to India

Trump has changed the thought process for businesses because of how much backlash many of his policies have faced, said Darrell West, vice president and director of governance studies at the Brookin...

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Leaders In North Carolina Agree To A Bathroom Repeal Bill

Leaders In North Carolina Agree To A Bathroom Repeal Bill

SIMMONS: Governor Cooper said this afternoon that he believes that this law catches North Carolina law up to where the people are, and our response is that it's only catching up some of the people, ...

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