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European Space Agency's Mars probe destroyed violently

Whether the Schiaparelli Mars lander survived or not, the mission was not a total bust, the instruments on board the Schiaparelli Mars lander was able to record atmospheric data while in the Martian atmosphere, and the data is soon to be analyzed by scientists.

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No. 21 Auburn runs over No. 17 Arkansas, 56-3

That couldn't have been further from the truth. To put it very bluntly, Arkansas is getting a bad deal here. Henceforth, until the banquet occurs and they show the highlight tape, they're not allowed to talk about Arkansas except to say thank you.

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Samsung begins refund, exchange program for Note 7 owners in S.Korea

Two days earlier, Samsung confirmed that it had killed off the Note 7 and warned consumers to power down and turn in their phones. Photo caption: Sales promotion staff stand in front of a Galaxy Note 7 advertisement at a Samsung store in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 11, 2016.

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Opposition declares victory in Lithuania

He also said that on the foreign policy front, the LPGU would keep Lithuania firmly rooted in the European Union, the eurozone and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. Outgoing Prime Minister Butkevicius - who lost his seat on Sunday - had promised further increases to the minimum wage and public sector salaries. The results are a major blow to the Social Democrats, who have become increasingly unpopular due to corruption and their role in adopting a new labor code that makes it easier to ...

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European Space Agency's Lander Crash Lands and Explodes on Martian Surface

Within these first images, we can distinguish the disaster site with the probe's parachute and debris. The European Space Agency (ESA) has said Schiaparelli lander aimed to search for life on Mars, was destroyed on contact with the Red planet, adding works are underway to determine the clues of the space-probe carsh-landing.

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Jose Mourinho Gets Warm Reception in Return to Stamford Bridge

There is the possibility that Rooney could have linked up with his teammates at Macclesfield station, but it would have made more sense for him to board the train in Stockport after United trained at Carrington earlier in the day. The Portuguese manager, who won three league titles at Chelsea in two spells at the club, came under fire this week for an overly cautious display at Anfield on Monday when United ground out a goalless draw against Liverpool.

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Google's Pixel Phone Scores Highly In Pre-Release Reviews

And with great timing as well, tomorrow is when the Google Pixel and Pixel XL are officially going on sale in Verizon and Best Buy Stores in the USA with Android 7 .1 out of the box. The update is now rolling out to the Nexus 5X, 6P and Pixel C users only. You can grab the developer preview either in factory image form or let it update as an OTA by registering devices in the preview program.

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Samsung Incentivizing Galaxy Note7 Owners To Stay With Brand

Now, millions of those discontinued, damaged and recalled phones are being placed in recycling bins, which is creating both an e-waste recycling issue and opportunity. The botched recall raised questions about Samsung's initial analysis of the Note 7 phone's problems. Analysts expect the Galaxy S8 to be released in the first quarter.

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Samsung Recalls All Galaxy Note7 Devices Including Replacements

Hoping to retain its customers and to control further damages, Samsung Electronics on Thursday offered financial incentives to customers exchanging its damaged Galaxy Note 7 smartphones for other Samsung models. Former director of the Center for Advanced Batteries at the Korea Electronics Technology Institute, Park Chul-wan, said it is early to blame the batteries as nothing seems wrong with those.

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Even President Obama is Making Fun of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 Woes

In a desperate move to pacify its displeased Galaxy Note 7 users, Samsung Electronics is considering cash discounts for their future purchase of the upcoming Galaxy S8 or the next Note phone next year, industry source said on October 20. The problem with the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is not going away. Reports about the Galaxy Note 7 units catching fire or exploding first made headlines in September.

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Samsung will replace your Note 7 at the airport before you fly

After the Galaxy Note 7 began catching fire, reports began surfacing suggesting Samsung rushed the Galaxy Note 7 into production to beat Apple's iPhone 7 launch event. Employees are available at the booths to help customers transfer their data onto a new phone. August 24 - Report of a Note 7 explosion surfaces in South Korea .

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ESA: ExoMars lander Schiaparelli 'possibly exploded on impact'

Just another lesson in how hard these missions actually are; a cautionary tale for new space entrepreneurs. Researchers estimate that the premature shutdown of the lander's thrusters put it into a free-fall between 2 to 4 kilometres in the air.

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Mars welcomes its latest orbiter ExoMars

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has identified markings on the surface of Mars that are believed to be from ESA's ExoMars Schiaparelli entry, descent and landing, according to an ESA statement . While Schiaparelli was barreling through the Martian air Wednesday morning, TGO was executing a 139-minute-long, make-or-break engine burn to get into orbit around the Red Planet.

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Images indicate European Mars lander destroyed: ESA

The main image covers an area about 4 kilometres wide, at about 2 degrees south latitude, 354 degrees east longitude, in the Meridiani Planum region of Mars . NASA has likely spotted the European Space Agency's Schiaparelli Mars test lander, which went missing after it failed to make the gentle landing ESA had anticipated.

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Microsoft once again rides cloud growth in Q1 FY17 earnings report

Revenue in Intelligent Cloud grew 8% to $6.4 billion, with server products and services revenue increasing 11%. Productivity and Business Processes, home to the Office franchise, posted a 6 percent rise in sales, to $6.7 billion driven by growing business sales of the Office 365 web-based productivity suite.

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Microsoft 1Q profit tops views, lifting stock to new high

Microsoft said Office commercial products and cloud services revenue was up 5 percent , including 51 percent growth in Office 365 commercial revenue . "We continue to invest, position ourselves for the long-term growth, and execute well across our business". Surface revenue hit $ 926 million in the quarter, up 38 percent from the $672 million previous year.

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Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 crisis may cost company over $5 billion

Based on the FAQ for Note 7's Gear VR support, Oculus said that they will be ending the VR support for all Note 7 devices with Samsung Gear VR until further notice. Samsung and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) are formally recalling the replacement Galaxy Note 7 phone. The agency said there were 96 reports of batteries in Note 7 phones overheating in the USA, including 23 new reports since the first recall announcement last month.

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Iraqi army advances after IS assault on Kirkuk

After meeting with Turkey's leaders, Carter had announced an "agreement in principle" for Turkey to have a role in the operation. The statement said Kurdish forces killed dozens of militants and secured a "significant stretch" of the Bashiqa-Mosul highway to limit militant efforts to transport reinforcements.

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Chelsea to receive £20 million offer from Man City for Cesc Fabregas

Cesc Fabregas came to Chelsea after a spell back at boyhood club Barcelona in Spain and received flak from Arsenal supporters for joining their crosstown rivals. Pep Guardiola has landed the Spain global once before in his managerial career, taking him to Barcelona from Arsenal in 2011. Reports claim that Guardiola is not entirely happy with the amount of creativity he has available to him in the middle of the park, and has identified Fabregas as a player who could solve that.

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Microsoft Flying High on Cloud Growth

The software giant beat analyst expectations of $21.71 billion in revenue and EPS of $0.68. In GAAP terms, the latest numbers come in at $20.45 billion for revenue , $5.22 for operating income, $4.69 for net income and $0.60 EPS. The strong cloud performance comes as Microsoft continues to focus on enterprise cloud offerings, at the expense of its PC and mobile plays. "Our first quarter results showed continued demand for our cloud-based services", said Amy Hood , chief financial ...

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Space Probe in Search of Life on Mars Destroyed on Mars

Those were meant to be transmitted after the landing. Less than six minutes later it will have landed on Mars . "But somehow the parachute was released a bit too early, and after that the engine functioned, but only for a few seconds, which was too little", ESA's Denis said.

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Russian, Syrian Forces Halt Strikes on Aleppo over 'Humanitarian Pause'

Rebels in eastern Aleppo have consistently said that insurgent groups linked to al-Qaida or inspired by it have no real presence in the opposition-held part of the city. Shoigu said the initiative could "contribute to the success" of worldwide military talks in Geneva on Wednesday on efforts to distance Syrian opposition fighters from jihadist group Fateh al-Sham Front, which changed its name from al-Nusra Front after renouncing its ties to al-Qaeda.

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All Tesla cars will be self-driving

Together, the "Enhanced Autopilot " hardware and software updates should enable the cars to conduct short and long distance trips with no action required by the person in the driver's seat. "The system will always be operating in 'shadow mode, ' though, so we can gather a lot of sophisticated data to show where software could have acted or not acted".

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Microsoft stock poised for new all-time high

It's another positive sign for the cloud-focused strategy that the company adopted under the leadership of CEO Satya Nadella. Most of its consumer products were either flat or down in revenue for the same period which is a little concerning as this quarter included part of the back-to-school shopping season which means Microsoft is not seeing much growth in its PC/gaming segment.

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Bleacher Report's 2016 League Championship Series Awards

And through all that, a team whose starting lineup consists mostly of 20-somethings (not to mention two rookies in Game 6 that began the season at Triple-A Iowa) did what 72 editions of the Chicago Cubs before them could not. Manager Joe Maddon's team, deemed World Series favorites since spring training, led the majors with 103 victories in the regular season, then beat San Francisco and the Dodgers in the playoffs.

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Trump Quotes Second Debate: 5 Most Memorable Quips From GOP Presidential Nominee

On Monday, Trump's campaign manager backed off Trump's threat to throw Clinton in jail. Secretary Clinton is campaigning in MI, attending a voter registration event, and highlighting what she sees as failures in trump's character and in his debate performance, " Donald Trump spent his time attacking when he should have been apologizing".

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Samsung swaps Note 7 at airports

Samsung says that Galaxy Note 7 owners will be able to swap their faulty smartphone for a different Samsung device, with a refund for any difference in price. October 11 - Samsung asks customers to stop using all Note 7 smartphones, halts production, sales and exchanges of the device globally. Now obviously you should have returned the phone by now and gotten your refund, but we guess for some reason there are still plenty of people who aren't doing so.

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NY cardinal highlights 'touching moments' between Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton

That, or he balled it up and threw it in the trash. "Michelle Obama gives a speech and everyone loves it, it's fantastic". "My wife Melania gives the exact same speech, and people get on her case", he said, to a response of whoops and laughter.

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ExoMars lander reported to have exploded on impact

The Red Planet's tenuous atmosphere is just thick enough to heat up objects via compression shock and some friction when they try to land. The US space agency's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, which has been circling the planet for about 10 years, took low-resolution pictures that show a bright spot that ESA believes is the 12-metre parachute that Schiaparelli used to slow down.

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Cubs reach World Series

The Cubs had not won a World Series since 1908 but had some near-misses up until 1945. Hendricks outdueled the Dodgers' ace Clayton Kershaw, who finished five innings of work after yielding seven hits and four earned runs, two of which were home.

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Orbital rocket partially created in Chandler successfully launches toward Space Station

Monday's launch took place at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Va ., where Orbital's disaster had taken place just two years prior. The 14 storey tall rocket carried the Cygnus capsule which was loaded with two and a half tonnes of fresh supplies, equipment and science experiments to the $100 billion ISS, the farthest manned outpost of humanity.

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No entry for Pakistani artistes in Bollywood : Raj Thackeray

Former chief of army's northern command, Lieutenant General BS Jaswal (Retd) said, "We as part of the Army don't live on charity". Last afternoon, the union minister met a delegation of film producers, including Mukesh Bhatt, singer-turned-minister Babul Supriyo and Dharma Productions head honcho Apoorva Mehta.

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Google Pixel, Pixel XL Price, Specs & Updates: Here's How To Get Discounts

A little more good news: Google is putting itself in charge of the ever-important security updates for the Verizon-branded version of the device. Google is also offering free and unlimited online storage for photos and videos - in original quality.

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Why China just launched two taikonauts on a space mission

China on Monday successfully launched the manned spacecraft Shenzhou-11 that will dock with the space lab Tiangong-2. A fully functioning space station is on course to begin operating six years from now and slated to run for at least a decade.

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Clinton, Kaine Rip Trump on Attacking Accusers at Gettysburg

But he quickly slipped into his combative rhetoric, slamming a "totally rigged" system and raging against establishment politicians and the media for seeking to sink his campaign. She also said the suggestion that Democrats or her campaign were encouraging women to level accusations against Trump "inaccurate". Interpretive park ranger Caitlin Kostic speaks to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as she gives him a tour at Gettysburg National Military Park Saturday, Oct.


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