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Unmanned ISS cargo ship burns up in atmosphere

But shortly after the upper stage separated from the core booster, flight telemetry stopped , leaving ground controllers confused about what had happened. Boeing and SpaceX are now developing the technology to send American astronauts to space from American soil, meaning the shuttling service - and the revenue it produced for Roscosmos - could soon end when NASA begins shuttling its own astronauts skyward using private, commercial spacecraft.

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Amazon, Intel Partner For New Alexa Products

Intents allow Alexa to understand basic voice inquiries from users. In addition, the programming also includes what are known as slots, similar to a data type. "From a conversational aspect, I think there [are] a lot of trade-offs on doing it right". You will first need to download the Martian Voice & Alerts app enabled with Amazon Alexa, before your Martian mVoice watch will play nice with Amazon Alexa.

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Russian Federation emergency teams look for debris of crashed spacecraft

However, 383 seconds after launch, the telemetry stopped transmitting data and radar stations gave no clue whether the cargo vehicle was hitting the calculated orbit, said Roscosmos. A Japanese mission is set to launch toward the station on December 9. An Antares rocket with different engines successfully reached the space station in October.

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Donald Trump plans to distance himself from his businesses, but can he?

Mattis, nicknamed "Mad Dog", is considered one of the foremost strategic thinkers of his generation but to gain confirmation as Pentagon chief, he would need Congress to waive a requirement that a defence secretary be a civilian for at least seven years before taking up the post.

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Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero's tackle on Chelsea defender

Just 10 minutes after Costa's equalizer de Silva Willian netted another and gave Chelsea an upper hand over City in the game. "It's a pity it finished like this, but it was the way the referee decided", said Guardiola, who tasted defeat at the Etihad Stadium for the first time.

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Former Argos security guard elected President of Gambia

Election Commission chairman Alieu Momarr Njai earlier told reporters that Jammeh would accept defeat, adding that it's " very unique " that the president would do that after so many years in power, according to All Africa . Gambians voted Thursday by placing marbles into drums marked for each candidate. "This is going to have resonance way beyond the tiny borders of Gambia", Smith said, describing the result as "a momentous occasion for the region writ large".

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Will find way to let poor retain Jan Dhan deposits: Modi

Seeking to empathise with poor people bearing the brunt of the note ban, Modi said he saluted the people for enduring pain for the "larger goal of a corruption-free society". "Instead of standing in queues at banks, they are standing in queues outside the houses of the poor", the prime minister said. Asking people to go digital, Modi told them to use their mobile phone as their wallet and there was no need to use cash.

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Soyuz Space Craft Lost Over Remote Part of Russian Federation

A Progress cargo ship plunged into the Pacific Ocean in 2015, and a Proton-M rocket carrying an advanced satellite broke up in the atmosphere in 2014. An analysis of the contingency is being conducted by the space agency. "The loss of the cargo ship will not affect the normal operations of the ISS and the life of the station crew", a group of officials from the Russian Space Agency wrote in a statement issued Thursday.

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Leaving on top: Five days after winning F1 Chamionship, Nico Rosberg retires

Rosberg admitted the never-ending pressure of such an intense season had taken its toll and the decision was taken with his family in mind as much as anything else. What will the future hold for Nico Rosberg, will he live to regret this decision, in the near future we can expect the likes of Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen to retire from prominent racing seats so will we see him return into a leading team? Even if I was to win again most likely I'd like to get another opportunity.

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Russian Cargo Spacecraft Progress 65 Suffers Malfunction En Route To The ISS

Roscosmos said in a statement that the Progress MS-04 cargo craft crashed at the altitude of 190 kilometers (118 miles) over the remote Russian Tyva region that borders Mongolia. The ISS has managed to remain fully crewed and adequately supplied despite a number of resupply launch failures afflicting several different rockets over the past two years.

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What You Need to Know About the December PC Patch

No Man's Sky release caused a lot of controversy in the gaming world, mostly because the game developers didn't deliver on what they promised. Specifically, there were apparently instances during which the NPCs the players interacted with did not provide important mission details, which could be pretty annoying and also get in the way of players progressing further.

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PlayStation Experience: The Last of Us: Part II Officially Unveiled

She now seems all grown-up and filled with hate and vengeance, a major theme in The Last of Us 2 according to Neil. I know they're doing The Last of Us 2, but my character in The Last of Us had an untimely demise. New tidbits from the PlayStation Experience 2016 panel. During a panel for the highly anticipated sequel at PSX, Druckmann said " Ellie is the star" this time around.

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Park's impeachment still packed with landmines

Up to 171 opposition and independent lawmakers in the 300-seat parliament filed an impeachment motion which is due to be voted in the National Assembly next Friday. The scandal that has engulfed Park and paralysed her administration has focused on her friendship with long-time confidante Choi Soon-Sil. The contrasting views come as organizers of a nationwide rally claimed some 2.32 million people showed up on Saturday to call for the removal of Park from power.

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Antonio Conte: Chelsea showed resilience against Tottenham

The win lifted Chelsea back to the top of the Premier League and one point ahead of second placed Liverpool . Man-of-the-match Moses added: 'They started well, but we got ourselves back into the game. "Maybe we were a little bit better but they got the better result". "Everyone is confident. We are winning games, playing well, creating chances". "As I said, the three points was the most important thing and we are very pleased to have gotten it".

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Russian spacecraft enroute to the ISS explodes in space

Russian Emergencies Ministry specialists have reportedly found a fragment of the Russian Progress MS-04 cargo spacecraft in Siberia. The Russian space agency was quoted as saying that the craft malfunctioned and disintegrated over Siberia .

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Fans offer Kanye West their prayers following breakdown

He's just so exhausted now; he has very low energy and feels like there's a grieving in his spirit. "He feels like it's a trying time for his spirit, but that can be a good thing", the source continued. "His team calmed him down and got him to chill for a bit and are anxiously awaiting Kim Kardashian's arrival so that she can talk to him", Hollywood Life quoted an inside source.

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Police confirm 76 dead in Brazilian soccer team's plane crash in Colombia

Ekland said the scene at the mountainous crash site is just terrible. "I was shocked and people in Brazil are shocked", Victal said. He said two other players, Jakson Follman and Helio Zampier, journalist Rafael Valmorbida, flight attendant Ximena Suarez and crew member Erwin Tumiri also survived and were taken to nearby hospitals.

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Oil pares gains amid fresh doubts over OPEC deal

Looking at an alternate upside case, the analyst added: "Going beyond our base case, a plausible and more constructive outcome would be the commitment to the 32.5 mmb/d production level and avoiding any mention of a 33.0 mmb/d level". But OPEC's 14 members have been at odds over the details of the plan, which is supposed to lead to a wider accord with non-OPEC producers, including Russian Federation - the world's largest producer alongside cartel kingpin Saudi Arabia.

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Trump on receiving end of Twitter rant from feds' ethics office

In his tweets, Trump said "While I am not mandated to do this under the law, I feel it is visually important, as President , to in no way have a conflict of interest with my various businesses". But the politician, in this case, was President-elect Donald Trump, who has something of a reputation for flashy and controversial tweets himself. Yet as recently as last week, it was unclear as to how Trump would go about navigating the situation.

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Washington ends Colorado's Pac-12 hopes

Washington had not seen a game like this for years and Colorado , well, hadn't been relevant since coming to the Pac-12. With Taylor Rapp a freshman safety making two interceptions during the third quarter and returning one for six points and Jake Browning the standout quarterback throwing two TD strikes, Washington , ranked No.

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Italy's Renzi not stepping down even if he wins Sunday's referendum

The ECB could use its €80bn a month bond-buying programme to counter any immediate spike in bond yields after the vote, smoothing market moves and supporting bonds, according to four euro zone central bank sources. A blackout on opinion polls was imposed two weeks before the vote, at which time the "No" camp was leading by up to 11 percentage points. Critics say the measures will strip Italy of democratic safeguards put in place after World War Two to prevent the rise of a new strongman.

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Prices for DirecTV Now streaming service, free trial available

In an effort to lure customers, AT&T is also throwing in a free Apple TV device for those who prepay for three months of DirecTV Now service. Package pricing begins at $35 per month for access to more than 60 channels; moves up to $50 per month for more than 80 channels; $60 per month for more than 100 channels; and tops out at $70 per month for more than 120 channels.

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Stream 100 TV Channels for $35 Per Month With DirecTV Now

Created to keep churn in check for the no-contract OTT-TV service, Customers can keep that price for as a long as they stay on the package, though future pricing changes are subject to "future reasonable programming price increases". Traditionally, users needed a two-year commitment and credit check to get DirecTV, but those requirements are not needed for the new service. The app-based services play over an internet connection with steaming devices Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Google ...

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India, Afghanistan Likely To Ink Air Cargo Service Pact

As the "Heart of Asia" summit begins in Amritsar, NewsX takes a look at possible outcomes. Whether Aziz's engagements before he returns home on Sunday will go beyond the customary handshakes and photo-ops to informal, unstructured contacts with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India or his aides, is the subject of animated discussions on the margins of the Afghan conference.

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Russian cargo ship destroyed after launch for Space Station

Roscosmos said the craft was operating normally before it stopped transmitting data 383 seconds after the launch. Russian Federation now runs the only space program with the capacity to carry astronauts to the ISS, although other countries, including the United States, have the capacity to send cargo.

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Insider Transaction: Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN)'s EVP/General Counsel/Secretary Kimmarie Sinatra

TLP Group LLC acquired a new stake in Wynn Resorts during the second quarter worth $114,000. The Stock now has a Weekly Volatility of 2.91% and Monthly Volatility of 3.54%. The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, November 29th. Sell-side research firms may use different terminology when evaluating whether a stock should be pegged as a Buy, Sell, or Hold.

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PaRappa the Rapper, LocoRoco and Patapon coming to PS4

Knack 2 appears to have massively improved from the original and now features co-op based action and new abilities that will make the platforming all the more fun. PaRappa The Rapper 2 later arrived as a PS2 Classic on PS4. As we've come to expect from Sony of late , PlayStation Experience was a non-stop whirlwind of new announcements, new trailers , short snippets of news and a general frenzy of hype for games coming in the next year or two.

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Mamata Banerjee accuses Narendra Modi of bypassing state government

Similar exercises are also being carried out in Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar from September 26 to October 1 this year", said Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC), (Headquarters), Bengal Area, Major General Sunil Yadav. Reacting to the Chief Minister's allegations he said, "We deny all charges with all contempt". The Eastern Command then released letters proving that the Kolkata police and DM of Howrah had full knowledge of the data collection exercise and that the soldiers were UNARMED.

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Pep defends Aguero after red card; unhappy with English referees

But that was not the end of the drama as Sergio Aguero was dismissed for an ugly tackle on David Luiz before Fernandino followed him down the tunnel for an altercation with Cesc Fabregas. Diego Costa, Willian and Eden Hazard each produced delightful strikes for the Blues in the second half as they stretched their lead atop the Premier League temporarily to four points over City and Liverpool.

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US payrolls rise solidly; jobless rate falls to nine-year low

With November's decline, the jobless rate is now already below the most optimistic projections from Fed policymakers for where it would stand at year end. "Nevertheless, more work remains to ensure that the benefits of the recovery are broadly shared, including opening new markets to USA exports; taking steps to spur competition to benefit consumers, workers, and entrepreneurs; and raising the minimum wage".

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Uber Now Tracks Passengers' Locations Even After They're Dropped Off

Some users request a ride and then lock their phones or switch to another app, resulting in occasional difficulty in bringing the customer and driver together. But once you've picked the "Never" option, it means you'll have to manually enter your pick up and drop off details every time you use the app. By constantly tracking the user once a ride has been requested, Uber can relay this information to drivers in real-time.

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Doping-Tainted Russia Remains Banned From Athletics

The Russian federation "has made further progress since June 2016", said Rune Andersen, who head of the taskforce monitoring Russia's steps. Adidas backed out following a corruption scandal that saw former IAAF president Lamine Diack and other top officials implicated in bribery to keep quiet failed tests by Russian athletes.

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China lodges complaint with U.S. about Trump

Addressing the criticism around the phone call, he later wrote: "Interesting how the USA sells Taiwan billions of dollars of military equipment but I should not accept a congratulatory call". "It must be stated that, there is only one China on earth, Taiwan is an inalienable part of China's territory and the PRC [People's Republic of China] government is the only legitimate government that represents China".

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Italy's referendum: A nightmare scenario in the heart of Europe

Analysts, however, said the dollar's weakness was just a short-term correction, a much-needed one, after a strong rally in the wake of Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential election on November 8. To start, a "yes" vote to reform the country's constitution would permit a major reduction of senators in parliament ― down from 315 elected senators to just 100 appointed senators.

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Avalanche Malware Network With 800K Domains Shut Down

Avalanche is estimated to have taken hundreds of millions of Euros via the malware infected network, and Europol says that the operation is the largest ever use of anti-botnet sinkholing . Avalanche has been in operation since 2009. The platform has been utilized for a variety of malware, spam and phishing campaigns and over one million emails have been sent as part of phishing campaigns worldwide to potential victims.


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