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SpaceX successfully launches 'recycled' rocket for first time

SpaceX successfully launches 'recycled' rocket for first time

At approximately 23:27BST tonight, SpaceX will launch one of its Falcon 9 rockets into space for a second time and also deliver a commercial satellite into space. "My mind's blown, frankly", Mr. Mus...

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Atmosphere detected around Earth-like planet beyond the Solar System

Atmosphere detected around Earth-like planet beyond the Solar System

Named GJ 1132b, the Earth-like planet has a surface temperature of 370° C, making it unsuitable for habitation. With a mass and radius slightly greater than that of our own, planet GJ 1132b is said...

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House leaving town with GOP health care bill in shambles

To fund the high-risk pools under their bill , House Republicans have proposed providing states more than $100 billion in federal "stabilization" funds. Ominously, lawmakers from both ends of the p...

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Astronaut's stay aboard space station extended

Astronaut's stay aboard space station extended

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson is set to extend her stay at the International Space Station by another three months. Not content to merely surpass Jeff Williams's standing record of 534 cumulative d...

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Roy Hodgson returns: Former England boss gets job in Australia

Roy Hodgson returns: Former England boss gets job in Australia

Rather, Hodgson is spending time with coaches and leaders at the club in the hope he can share experiences gained over his 40-year long coaching career. Hodgson is likely to watch City play their penu...

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Lexus to Reveal LS F SPORT at New York Auto Show

Lexus to Reveal LS F SPORT at New York Auto Show

Perhaps there will be a LS F in the cards eventually, but for now, the LS 500 F Sport will do. M - Another auto show, another new version of the 2018 Lexus LS . The iconic spindle grille of Lexus...

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NYC Ferry to launch a month ahead of schedule

NYC Ferry to launch a month ahead of schedule

The Mayor's Office says several new ferry landings in the Rockaways are almost complete, and now that the first of the new ferry fleet has arrived in New York Harbor, it's just a matter of weeks bef...

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TLC Confirm New Album Release Date, Ask Fans To Help Name LP

TLC Confirm New Album Release Date, Ask Fans To Help Name LP

The legendary R&B group - now working as a duo - recently kicked off a Kickstarter page to help fund their new album. "The video and a photo shoot on April 18th, 19th, 20th", wrote Diggins. Fans w...

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Sony Expanding PSVR To Location-Based Experiences In Japan

Sony Expanding PSVR To Location-Based Experiences In Japan

Sony's video game wing has established a "location-based entertainment" unit tasked with leading the commercial VR charge and finding partners in various industries, the report said. Sony Interactive ...

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Sessions orders review of race-obsessed DOJ

Sessions orders review of race-obsessed DOJ

Prior, the DOJ spokesman, declined to comment on whether Sessions had read the Justice Department's investigation into the Baltimore Police Department, which was released in August 2016. Rafael Ruiz...

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UN climate change agency reacts cautiously to Trump plan

UN climate change agency reacts cautiously to Trump plan

This regulation, which many argue is one of the most expensive in American history, was key to Obama's climate legacy and, indeed, the President's Executive Order issued this week does kill the ...

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How to Remap the Bixby Button on S8 to Google Assistant

How to Remap the Bixby Button on S8 to Google Assistant

The GFXBench listing dated April 5 reveals a few specifications of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy On7 Pro (2017) which comes with a model number SM-G615F. When Samsung announced the new Galaxy S8 , ...

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Texas House votes to nix vouchers, maybe dooming Senate bill

Texas House votes to nix vouchers, maybe dooming Senate bill

The supplemental bill's $1.5 billion of general-revenue spending gets rolled into the future "base" for the next two-year cycle. "The House, I believe, sent a resounding message that we support our ...

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Trump signs bill into law that repeals Internet privacy protections

The amendment prohibits ISPs from collecting information about internet users without the customer's written consent and from denying service to any customer that refuses to give that consent. After a...

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Syria chemical attack unlikely to worsen US-Russia ties, says Kremlin

Theresa May has described the chemical weapons incident in Syria as "despicable" and said if the Assad regime was found to be responsible, its backers such as Russian Federation should intervene. U.S....

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Mickelson off to hot start at Augusta National

Gregory's playing partner Sandy Lyle, the 1988 champion, was faring considerably better and followed pars on the first and second by chipping in for a birdie on the third. To no one's great surprise...

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Warhammer 40K Dawn of War 3 Open Beta Announced for April 21st

Warhammer 40K Dawn of War 3 Open Beta Announced for April 21st

Pre-loading begins on April 18. As such, there's every chance that you're now sat in your open-crotched one-piece, fretting over the fact that you're ill-prepared to face-off against fellow humans w...

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International Donors Pledge $6 Billion in Syria Aid

International Donors Pledge $6 Billion in Syria Aid

But Al Achi says Assad is sending a message too. Participants at a Syrian conference on Wednesday reiterated their support and commitment to the United Nations (UN)-moderated Syrian talks in Genev...

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IOS 10.3.1 update released by Apple

IOS 10.3.1 update released by Apple

According to the company's release notes , iOS 10.3.1 has bug fixes and "improves the security of your iPhone or iPad". After the growth in the technology implemented and all the research that Apple ...

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Trump defends Bill O'Reilly amid sexual harassment claims

Historically, companies like this are tight-lipped about why they would stop advertising on a program, but in this instance, several of them have come right out and said that their decisions are a d...

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Alan Jackson, Jerry Reed, Don Schlitz to join Hall of Fame

Alan Jackson, Jerry Reed, Don Schlitz to join Hall of Fame

However, Alan insists he never let himself think about one day getting into the Country Music Hall of Fame. "This is the mountain top", Jackson said. This year's inductees for the Country Music Hall...

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Facebook Brings Artificial Intelligence to Messenger

Facebook Brings Artificial Intelligence to Messenger

Laurent Landowski, a product manager for Messenger hired by Facebook when his previous company, Wit.ai, was acquired to bootstrap M, says the original M test is still going on, but this version of the...

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Democrats block Donald Trump´s Supreme Court nominee

On a party-line vote, all 52 Republicans voted to change the Senate rules to allow confirmation of Supreme Court justices on a simple majority vote. A fourth Senate Democrat, Michael Bennet from Gorsu...

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Feds won't ban pesticide on fruits

Last November, EPA released an updated assessment of the risks linked to chlorpyrifos and concluded that its current safety standards were not enough. One of these studies, by researchers at Col...

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Pacom Detects, Tracks North Korean Missile Launch

If fired from the South's southernmost island of Jeju, the missile can reach Sinuiju, a North Korean city bordering China. Sources in the defense ministry told Yonhap news agency on Thursday, loca...

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Curry scores 42, Warriors clinch West with win over Suns

The timing is curious, with the Warriors having clinched the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference and homecourt throughout the playoffs on Wednesday. Cleveland also holds the tiebreaker with the Cel...

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Korean missile test ended in a fiery crash

Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery, and neighboring Gimcheon, about 300 km southeast of Seoul. European Union sanctions against North Korea date back to 2006 and are part of global ...

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Rep. Maxine Waters: O'Reilly needs "to go to jail'"

Another x-factor for Fox and O'Reilly is that there is a progressive grassroots movement keeping the network in check that did not exist a decade ago. Rowe Price, GlaxoSmithKline, Sanofi and Credit Ka...

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Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch lifted from earlier works in his scholarly papers

Buzzfeed News and Politico also identified other instances in which Gorsuch borrowed ideas and language from law journal articles without properly citing the sources. However, some experts told Po...

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Bannon Threatened to Quit Over NSC Removal

McMaster, who Trump picked in February to lead the council after Michael Flynn was sacked for misleading Vice President Mike Pence about undisclosed contacts he had with Russian operatives. The White...

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Trump says Obama aide Susan Rice might have broken the law

Susan Rice says yes, I asked for identities to be unmasked. When a name is unmasked it is only provided to the official who requested it, and therefore unmasking is not equivalent to leaking the n...

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First Photograph of a Black Hole Might Appear Soon

First Photograph of a Black Hole Might Appear Soon

Sagittarius A* is the black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy. You might be thinking, "Wait a second, isn't it impossible to see a black hole?" "That's like trying to image a grapefruit...

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Scotland's minister, a Trump critic, says she would meet him

Trump's mother came from the Western Isles and he has often touted his Scottish ancestry. "And Scotland will of course continue to build partnerships around the world - including with governments,...

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Preorder your Samsung Galaxy S8 & Galaxy S8+ Between April 1 and 15

Preorder your Samsung Galaxy S8 & Galaxy S8+ Between April 1 and 15

After the recent Galaxy Note 7 debacle, the company acknowledged their fault and got nearly everything right - except one thing: the "facial recognition" feature on the phone. At the same time, since ...

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Unravelling the Team Obama Anti-Trump Leak Machine

Unravelling the Team Obama Anti-Trump Leak Machine

Thanks to President Trump's interview with The New York Times , former national security adviser Susan Rice is back in the news. Rice, in an interview with MSNBC , simply said "there were occasi...

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