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Astronaut Peggy Whitson gets an extra three months in orbit

Astronaut Peggy Whitson gets an extra three months in orbit

But under a new contract between NASA and the Russian Space Agency, now, she will stay on International Space Station ( ISS ) for another three months and will take the lead of a vacant seat on a Soyu...

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Christians celebrate 'victory over sin'

It is the singular event which proves that those who trust in God and accept Christ will be raised from the dead. Eggs symbolise new life, as Jesus began his new life after his resurrection on Eas...

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Microsoft claims Shadow Brokers' NSA exploits fixed in March

EastNets has said it has found no evidence its systems were compromised. One of SWIFT's service bureaus, the Dubai-based EastNets, which was allegedly among those hacked, strongly rejected the c...

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Apple obtains permit to test self-driving cars

California's DMV disclosed the permit on its website, which lists several dozen other companies that are testing self-driving technology. DMV rules require that a human driver always be seated in th...

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USA and South Korea agree 'early' deployment of THAAD missile defence system

Referring to an "iron-clad alliance" between the United States and North Korea, he said: " All options are on the table to achieve the objectives and ensure the stability of the people of this country...

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Potential energy source for life spotted on Saturn moon Enceladus

Potential energy source for life spotted on Saturn moon Enceladus

The solar system is teeming with ocean worlds , including ice-covered moons like Saturn's Enceladus and Jupiter's Europa. The process by which microbes break down hydrogen and produce methane as a...

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NASA images show new crack in Greenland's Petermann Glacier

NASA images show new crack in Greenland's Petermann Glacier

Furthermore, this crack is not too far from another much longer and wider crack that has been slowly reaching out toward the center of the shelf from its eastern side wall. NASA captures images of a c...

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Russia, Google reach $7.8 million settlement on Android case

Russia, Google reach $7.8 million settlement on Android case

Google representatives didn't immediately respond to requests for comments on the settlement. The news of the out-of-court settlement was first reported by Reuters , and its details are also availa...

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Nintendo Switch is Nintendo's fastest-selling console

This makes the Nintendo Switch one of the fastest-selling video game systems of all time. Once Nintendo rectifies its Switch supply issues, the game will likely enjoy another surge in sales, as it i...

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There may be an alien life in solar system

This graphic shows how Cassini scientists think water interacts with rock at the bottom of the ocean of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus , producing hydrogen gas. The thermal similarities between the two ...

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Why BHP Billiton Ltd Dropped 2.4% Today

Why BHP Billiton Ltd Dropped 2.4% Today

In early 2011 BHP acquired the Fayetteville Shale assets of Chesapeake Energy Corp. for $4.75 billion in cash. Over the last 30 and 90 trading days the company share price has increased 28.5 points an...

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Windows 10 Cloud Tablet Aimed at Students Could Hurt Google Chromebooks

Windows 10 Cloud Tablet Aimed at Students Could Hurt Google Chromebooks

We are expected to see a new Surface device at the event. We may have confirmation that Surface Pro 5 exists and that it will be featuring Intel Kaby Lake processor, but it is still not confirmed ...

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North Carolina beats Gonzaga for sixth national title

North Carolina beats Gonzaga for sixth national title

North Carolina shot 35.6 percent. It's OK, Carolina, you can open your eyes. They won their last five NCAA Tournament games by an average of 5.6 points, earning a one-point victory over OR in the...

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Is there life on Saturn's ocean-bearing moon Enceladus?

Nasa's findings, which have been published in the journal Science , said the only plausible source for the hydrogen found was that there have been chemical reactions between the warm water and rocks...

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Jacob Zuma survives clamour to resign

The reversal by the Congress of South African Trade Unions is the latest in a series of dramatic political events in South Africa. "We think that after all his undeniable contribution to both the move...

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Elusive Dark Matter Finally Captured in Image by Canadian Scientists

Elusive Dark Matter Finally Captured in Image by Canadian Scientists

The effect of the light triggers illustrations of galaxies which occur as twisted due to the presence of cosmic mass. Scientists argued that they implemented this technique to see whether the filament...

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Maybe it was the Obama administration doing the meddling

The law requires that identities of US persons picked up or mentioned during the course of foreign surveillance be masked; that is, that they be shielded from people reading the reports . Rice has ...

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Russian Federation has built a combat robot that shoots with both hands

Russian Federation has built a combat robot that shoots with both hands

Posting a short clip showing the Terminator robot armed and in action, a message accompanied the clip: "Russian fighting robots - guys with iron nature". This robot will help astronauts for external...

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Canadian men's rugby team to face All Blacks in quarter-finals

Canadian men's rugby team to face All Blacks in quarter-finals

Added Nathan Hirayama , HSBC Player of the Final: "I am speechless". The fixture in the Singapore National Stadium will see an eighth consecutive Cup quarter-finals appearance for Philip Snyman and...

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Thousands demand resignation of South African president

Thousands demand resignation of South African president

The London protesters consist of South Africans who identified themselves with either African National Congress or Democratic Alliance, the two major political parties in South Africa, yet the two gro...

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Trump says China 'Working with us' on North Korean issue

Trump says China 'Working with us' on North Korean issue

Trump's threat to slap harsh tariffs on Chinese goods has given way to a bid to mend fences with Beijing. Trump said during the campaign that he would label China a currency manipulator on day o...

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LG Electronics estimates Q1 operating profit at 922 bln won

Operating profit rose to eight.seven billion dollars, more than seven percent up from the previous quarter and nearly 50 percent higher than the year before. South Korean prosecutors Friday accuse...

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United to stop staff from taking seats of boarded passengers

United to stop staff from taking seats of boarded passengers

Adding that the change is "one of our initial steps in a review of our policies in order to deliver the best customer experience". So they use historical data to help them predict how many people wi...

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Apple iPhone 8 schematics reveal bezel-less front and rear TouchID

The leak also points to a 2.5D curved glass covering the display of the iPhone 8 , which ties in with previous assertions. The drawing is annotated and indicates that the surround bezels are only 4...

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Harden Nets 37, Rockets Rout Thunder, Westbrook 118-87

Westbrook finished with 22 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists. Golden State, aiming to get back to the National Basketball Association finals for a third straight year and regain the crown they ...

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NSA penetrated SWIFT banking network in Middle East: Hackers

It is unclear from the documents whether the NSA continues to have these banks' systems compromised and is continued to collect data from them, though at the very least they now have a heads up that i...

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UK police investigating acid attack at London club; 12 hurt

UK police investigating acid attack at London club; 12 hurt

Numerous people were sat on blankets which had been laid on the concrete floor and outside, the road was packed with ambulances. "It was like a war - the police were everywhere". "Another two people...

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North Korean missile test fails after show of military strength

A senior Trump administration official warned Sunday that North Korea's provocative behavior "can't continue", and said the U.S.is working with partners including China to develop a range of possible ...

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Vettel's Bahrain GP win underlines that Ferrari can challenge Mercedes

But the team's race unraveled after that, with Verstappen crashing out with brake failure after making a pitstop, and Ricciardo struggling for grip after the safety vehicle period that came shortly af...

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Maybe Apple's self-driving auto project isn't a write-off after all?

Recent reporting suggests that the company is no longer attempting to build its own autonomous, electric vehicle to compete with companies like Tesla , but is instead focused on developing self-drivi...

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