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Kushner's new to government, but not to business

The disclosures about their real estate and business holdings came in a mass document release by the White House late Friday showing the possibly unprecedented wealth and financial assets of scores of...

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NCAA: Mississippi St. pulls off the biggest upset

Most of the nation was shocked when Mississippi State upset UConn Friday night to advance to the national title game. Typically, the words "arguably" or "perhaps", should be inserted somewhere in ...

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SpaceX Falcon 9's recycled first stage lands on drone ship after launch

The booster was undamaged and potentially could fly a third mission. The rocket carried a communications satellite to orbit that will provide service to Latin America. Moments after the landing, an ...

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Vote to repeal US broadband privacy rules sparks interest in VPNs

Vote to repeal US broadband privacy rules sparks interest in VPNs

Your data isn't necessarily used maliciously (as long as you don't consider capitalism to be inherently malicious), but it's unsettling to know your private data is just out there andup for sale in so...

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Microsoft Edition Samsung Galaxy S8 to launch on April 21

As for the standard editions, which have two assistants by default, you'll still get a few Microsoft apps such as Skype, Office, and OneDrive. There is also a control centre pre-loaded on the Galaxy...

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Putin on Russian Federation meddling in election: 'Read my lips. No.'

Mr Trump had voiced hopes for improved relations with Moscow , but he has been dogged by claims of links between his election campaign and Russian Federation. presidential election". He also voiced...

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Lost in space: Astronauts lose grip on key shield component

It is still not clear how this shield got away but in the meanwhile the astronauts were able to cover the gap in the docking port with a temporary cover. Mission Control instructed the astronauts ...

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Contest: Win a Bell Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung had a awful 2016 after its Note 7 disaster, so it needs the Galaxy S8 to be a major success. DJ Koh, president of mobile communications business at Samsung Electronics , said: "The Gala...

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Shrine's custodian, aides, kill 20 devotees in Pakistan

Shrine's custodian, aides, kill 20 devotees in Pakistan

They mercilessly killed the people after stripping them, a police official said. The locals said that the main accused usually visited the shrine twice a month, where, he used to torture devotees by...

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Trump wants Flynn to testify: White House

He said Mr Trump wanted Mr Flynn to testify to "get this matter behind us" but declined to say specifically that he should be granted immunity. The aide was not authorized to discuss private convers...

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Donald Trump accidentally left an executive order signing ceremony without signing anything

Both Ross and Navarro pointed to steel dumping as an issue affecting the United States trade deficit. Trump's abrupt departure from Friday's ceremony came after a reporter shouted questions about ...

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EPA Reverses Move to Ban Chlorpyrifos

Lobbyists looking to keep the pesticide legal asked that the EPA reject its widely researched findings in favor of allowing chlorpyrifos use. "The so-called " HONEST Act " is a Trojan-horse transpa...

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Trump's Coal Revival Will Make It Harder to Breathe

Climate activists expressed concern the new US position would jeopardise negotiations to implement the Paris agreement, which are set to be completed in 2018, and urged the European Union to step into...

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Astronaut closes in on spacewalk record

Thursday's spacewalk was also seven hours and four minutes long, allowing Whitson to set a new record for the most accumulated time spacewalking by a woman - 53 hours and 22 minutes to be exact . W...

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Oldest Spacewoman Records Highest Number of Spacewalks for a Woman

Suddenly, a part of the micrometeoroid shield floated away from the ISS's exterior. It's not clear how the 8-kg (18-pound) shield broke free and made a run for it, but the astronauts were able to ...

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Samsung Galaxy S8 facial recognition bypassed with photo

Apart from face recognition, its iris scanning is harder to spoof, but it is slower to use (though the experience has improved since our first encounter with it on the Note 7) and requires holding the...

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World's Oldest Woman Astronaut Keeps Spacewalking Past Records

World's Oldest Woman Astronaut Keeps Spacewalking Past Records

Only cosmonaut Anatoly Solovyev and former astronaut Mike Lopez-Alegria have more time outside, with 68 and 67 hours of EVA time respectively. The rest of the spacewalk , which clocked in at seve...

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Trump signs executive orders ramping up trade enforcement

He also signed a second order that seeks to strictly enforce anti-dumping laws. The deficit review will examine forms of "trade abuse", taking a country-by-country look over 90 days at cheating, lax...

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Aide asks voters to unseat Republican congressman critical of Trump

Aide asks voters to unseat Republican congressman critical of Trump

So he didn't seem bothered by the president's Thursday tweet. On "Special Report" tonight, Laura Ingraham said she understands why Trump is upset with the House Freedom Caucus, but she doesn't think...

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Huskies have all the pieces to start another long streak

After Samuelson made the free throws, the Huskies had the ball with a chance to take the last shot. Today they deserved to win, they beat us. State answered with a 7-1 run and settled in to a 36-28 ha...

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North Carolina hopes 'bathroom bill' deal saves NCAA events

Republican lawmakers and Cooper have sought an agreement by this week because the NCAA was poised to deny championship events to the state unless changes were made to the law known as House Bill 2. ...

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Female astronaut spacewalks into history

She had a total time of 50 hours and 40 minutes. During 4 hours and 23 minutes into the mission, Whitson broke the record for spacewalking time by a woman astronaut with a total of 53 hours and 22 m...

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SpaceX just made history by successfully reusing a rocket

Today's SES-10 mission, which blasted off at 6:27 p.m. EDT from the historic Apollo-era Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, is the first of many critical next steps for SpaceX . Up unt...

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Samsung is going to put the Galaxy Note 7 back on sale

In what analysts called a surprise move, Samsung Electronics said it mulled selling modified versions of the Galaxy Note 7 , which were permanently scrapped in October of past year following a glob...

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Galaxy S8 Facial recognition can be bypassed with a photo

With a 16:9 aspect ratio on an 18:9 screen (left), apps can't display as much content. The Galaxy S8 has a 5.2-inch screen, while the Galaxy S8 Plus has a 6.2-inch one. This is highly unlikely but A...

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Paul Warne: Rotherham United interim boss expected relegation from Championship

Paul Warne: Rotherham United interim boss expected relegation from Championship

Sone Aluko got the only goal of the game midway through the second-half after a chaotic box finally ended with the attacker hitting the net from very close range to ensure three points went back to Lo...

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SpaceX makes history by launching and returning first reusable rocket

SpaceX makes history by launching and returning first reusable rocket

This historic milestone was described as a "huge revolution in spaceflight" by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk following the mission. After reaching space, the rocket's first stage seperated, turned around and...

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Colombia landslide kills at least 14, 60 injured

Colombia landslide kills at least 14, 60 injured

The incident triggered by intense rains happened around midnight in Mocoa, a city of about 40,000 tucked between mountains near Colombia's southern border with Ecuador. At least 11 people are dead. ...

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It's Earth Hour - Canadians turn out the lights

Earth Hour, which started in Sydney, Australia , in 2007, is organised by the World Wide Fund (WWF) as a lights-off event to raise awareness about climate change. The annual global event, which is us...

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Ashwin, Vijay to miss IPL, Kohli out for part of tournament

The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will be anxious after their star batsman AB de Villiers pulled out of the final of the Momentum One Day Cup - South Africa's domestic 50-overs meet - due to bac...

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SpaceX launches satellite with partly used rocket

From Cape Canaveral, Florida, the company relaunched a used Falcon 9 rocket that had already launched to the space station in April of a year ago. The rocket that is planned to be reused was first f...

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Samsung's first foldable smartphone is launching sooner than you think

By offering a version of the Galaxy S8 optimised with Microsoft Office 365 apps and the likes of Skype and OneNote, Microsoft could ensure that people using the Galaxy S8 with DeX and accessing the ...

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1 dead, others hospitalized after carbon monoxide leak at hotel

Don Wise said it is not known how long the youngsters, aged from about 10 to 14, had been passed out. Memorial Hospital confirmed that the patients there are in critical condition. Officials say that ...

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NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson Set 2 New Records In A Day

The spacewalk aims to adjust a docking port, which will be used as a parking spot for SpaceX and Boeing commercial crew capsules . However, it was still unclear what actually happened during the ...

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South Carolina women beat Stanford 62-53, head to championship

While Scott is in Arizona for the men's Final Four, the SC women's basketball team played Friday night in Dallas at the women's Final Four and the powerful Gamecocks baseball team is at Auburn for a...

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