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New York Firm Unveils Plan to Hang Skyscraper From Asteroid

The Analemma Tower would be a Universal Orbital Support System (UOSS) that would be built in Dubai due to its specialisation in extremely tall buildings, but this would not be its only location. The asteroid would be repositioned into geosynchronous Terra orbit for this objective. That's all well and good, but let's not forget that other NASA research project from late 2016, which found that Earth is woefully unprepared for a surprise asteroid strike, specifically because it's so ...

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North Korea conducts another failed missile test

The concern is that North Korea is advancing its missile technology to the point that it could soon launch a missile capable of hitting targets in Japan, such as a us military base. CBS News' David Martin says the message from Pyongyang was clear; defiance in response to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's announcement that a pre-emptive military strike against North Korea could be on the table.

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Drying out Wednesday, another system arrives Thursday night

Tomorrow: Partly to mostly cloudy, cooler. Lows through this period will be in the mid-50s with clear conditions. The sun returns on Monday as it looks now, just in time for Red Sox opening day. As we start the day conditions will be mostly clear to partly cloudy with temperatures in the upper 40s/ low 50s and winds from the southwest at 5-15 miles per hour.

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South Africa's anti-apartheid icon Kathrada was exemplary freedom fighter, says Uhuru

A life fighting racial injustice Born to immigrant Indian parents in the town of Schweizer-Reneke in the North West Province, he became involved in politics at the age of 12, distributing leaflets for the Young Communist League of South Africa.

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Trump's latest executive order dismantles Obama's climate change policies

Furthermore, Trump's order rescinds Obama's executive order that encouraged agencies to prepare for changes in Earth's climate. Mr. Obama's Clean Power Plan has been caught in a judicial wrangle, with 24 American States and the fossil fuel industry opposing it and 18 States and environmental groups defending it.

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Paul Manafort Volunteers To Testify Before House Intelligence Committee, Lawmaker Says

Nunes' office said the White House had "no input in the decision" to cancel Tuesday's hearing in which the former directors of national intelligence and the CIA and the former acting attorney general had already agreed to publicly testify.

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Movie Beat: "Saban's Power Rangers" everything a remake should be

Just ask these questions for starters. In return, he offers to use his skills to help Jason skip out on his ankle monitor. Becky G takes on the controversial role of Trini Kwan, the extreme outcast of the group who has a few secrets of her own.

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Disney,Tongal launch kid-led Beauty & the Beast shorts

The story includes the classic bad guy, Gaston and is a true definition of a timeless film, anyone can love this fairytale. Now, I have neither seen nor spoken to my first ex-husband in 17 years, so it is certainly possible that the love of some other woman melted his anger and revealed the kind prince underneath.

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DREAMer's tax post goes viral

Belen Sisa, 23, is shielded from possible deportation by former President Barack Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the Arizona Republic reports. "Daring Donald J. Trump to show his taxes, Sisa used the hashtag * a class="_58cn" href="https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/heretostay?source=feed_text&story_id=1336499493062644" data-ft="{"tn":"*N","type":104}" *#HereToStay to close off her viral Facebook post.

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English cricket moves closer to setting up IPL rival

The ECB also announced a fuller review of its Articles of Association , which will cover financial regulations. In making the announcement, Mr Harrison claimed that new tournament would 'safeguard the future of the game and engage a generation of children that now spends less time outside per day than prison inmates'.

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With new website, Google opens up about how it does open source

Some of the projects hosted here include the Android device operating system, their machine learning library TensorFlow, the Chromium web browser and more. The company both uses and makes open-source code every day of the year. This release is also accompanied by the release of Google's internal documentation named how we do open source at Google.

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"Let's wait and see", South Africa's Gordhan says on sacking reports

The rand, which trimmed its losses to 1 percent against the dollar following his comment, has been volatile since Zuma ordered Gordhan to return from a trip to Britain, rattling investors who see the minister as a focus of stability. "(It) is so weird that it appears, at best, calculated to humiliate the minister or, at worst, to suggest that the minister is about to be fired in a cabinet reshuffle", said shadow finance minister David Maynier.

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Big Retailers Sign Up to Facebook's 'collection'

Just like Canvas, collections too is basically designed for mobile users with the motive of dazzling them on Facebook itself before redirecting the to advertiser's mobile application. "Collection has outstanding cross-selling capabilities, and we'll certainly explore this new format again to inspire and increase sales", said Rebecca Watts, performance marketing senior specialist at Adidas.

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SsangYong Rexton teased with drawings

From launch, the new Rexton will be available with an improved version of the current 2.2-litre diesel found in its predecessor. In truth, they haven't got there yet, but this new Rexton looks quite promising. It will go on sale in the Korean market soon and will be introduced in the United Kingdom by the end of 2017. Under the bonnet, the production LIV-2 will come with either a 166kW/350Nm 2.0-litre turbo-petrol or a 133kW/420Nm 2.2-litre diesel.

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Sony Mobile announces Xperia L1 for Ireland

Sony Xperia XZs is a successor to last year's Xperia XZ, which was launched in India last year in September. The single-SIM smartphone runs Android 7.0 Nougat and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor coupled with Adreno 510 GPU and 4GB RAM .

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Why Tinder helps National Basketball Association teams win more games on the road

No need to go to the clubs all night anymore'. In the ESPN article, the unnamed team general manager claims that apps like Tinder and social media sites have helped reduced the affect of playing away from home because less effort is now required to arrange a meet up.

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This SUV is the 'top safety pick' of 2017

To achieve the top safety score in the US the vehicle must achieve a good rating in front, side, roof strength and head restraint test, and have an available front crash prevention system. Additional standard safety equipment on all Honda models include Advance Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure; Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with traction control; Anti-lock Braking System (ABS); side curtain airbags (some vehicles equipped with a rollover sensor as well); advanced front ...

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Could Michael Bisping's Ultimatum Throw Wrench Into Georges St-Pierre Fight?

Yoel Romero isn't sold on Michael Bisping's threat to take away Georges St-Pierre's UFC middleweight title shot if "Rush" isn't ready to fight before the fall. I am the champion, and I am not willing to sit around until September or October. Stop doing your f*cking gymnastics. The top contender was meant to be given a chance at the belt after the grudge match and Bisping says he would be happy to face Romero if GSP continues to stall.

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Yadier Molina urges apology from Adam Jones

During the trophy ceremony after Team USA's 8-0 victory, Jones discussed the extra motivation his team had before the game. "They outhit us", said Puerto Rican manager Edwin Rodriguez. Andrew McCutchen had a run-scoring single as well later in the inning, to give the U.S. a four-run lead. "Our country has been behind us since we have started [the tournament]".

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Likes arrive for Facebook Messenger - along with a few new reactions

Reactions, meanwhile, could make group threads more concise by offering participants a shorter way to respond to messages. Speaking of new push notifications, Facebook is also adding Slack-like @-mentions, so you can "call out" specific people in a chat.

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NC 'bathroom bill' to cost state $3.76 billion

But he also questioned why it was necessary to make a national firestorm around North Carolina , which has now spread to Texas as it considers a similar "bathroom bill". Gov. Roy Cooper and Republican legislative leaders have been looking for a replacement, but Forest said they shouldn't succumb to "economic and corporate extortion".

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Crackdown creates meat shortage in most populous India state

Yogi Adityanath ji wants to establish a proper law and order in the state. He has said his government's motto is Sabka Saath-Sabka Vikas and asssures that there would be no discrimination against anyone in the name of caste, religion or gender and that there would be development for everyone and appeasement of none.

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Android O will Improve Multi-Tasking with Picture-in-Picture Mode

Over the course of the next several months, we'll be releasing updated developer previews, and we'll be doing a deep dive on all things Android at Google I/O in May. Users can change the behavior or block content. The Android O Developer Preview is open for Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus Player, and Pixel C.

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Great Final Four matchups for the sports fan

On Sunday night, Luke Maye helped the University of North Carolina make the Final Four with a buzzer-beating shot in the NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament. "I just wish we could have played the first half with a full roster", Kentucky coach John Calipari said. For he and most of his teammates, it was a 180-degree turn from the last game of this nature they experienced in the NCAA Tournament.

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Tar Heels' Luke Maye Is An Overnight Hero

For the rest of the guests, it's all uncharted territory. USA TODAY Sports' Nicole Auerbach says you're sorely mistaken if you think this won't be an entertaining Final Four . In what might have been the key possession of the game, OR ran down the shot clock before Dorsey put up a 3-point attempt just before the buzzer. According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Gonzaga is the slight favorite to win the championship, as the Bulldogs have odds of +150 to win.

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Samsung plans to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7s

Don't expect to walk out of your local consumer electronics store with a new Galaxy Note 7 next week, though. The application filed explained that the name would be for personal information management software, mobile and PC apps with voice recognition, and for mobile phone software that allows hands-free use.

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California, NY vow to fill climate-change void left by Trump

The most significant of those regulations is the Clean Power Plan , which put emissions limits on new and existing coal power plants. On Tuesday, Trump signed an executive order directing federal agencies to review Obama-era regulations on coal and natural gas that could hamper domestic energy production.

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How to get the new operating system early

According to the three, the Microsoft Windows 10 upgrade is a defective product. As a effect, the release version of the operating system "was liable to cause loss of data or damage to hardware". Although the privacy issue was first highlighted when Windows 10 was launched two years ago, it's been brought back into focus this week on Reddit .

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Apple iOS 10.3 Makes Siri Smarter, Pimps Your Ride

Apple has officially released iOS 10.3 update that has major updates regarding its newly launched AirPods, WiFi calling and SiriKit . The update is available for every device now running iOS 10: iPhone 5 and up, the 4th-gen iPad and up, the iPad Mini 2 and up, both iPad Pros, and the 6th-gen iPod Touch.

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Talks produce no progress in Scottish independence dispute

Sturgeon has said there is an "unquestionable democratic mandate" for a referendum, after Scotland voted Remain and May's Government appears set on withdrawing from the Single Market. "But today, for now, we wish the Government and the Prime Minister well". The two-day debate started last week but was suspended on Wednesday after the terror attack at Westminster.

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Strong storms are possible today, again later this week

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. I have read that a sustained wind of about 20 miles per hour is required to produce electricity from a windmill. Chance of precipitation 40 percent. Thursday Night: A chance of rain . Sunday .Not as cool. Cloudy. Chance of precipitation is 50%. The melting snow will also be accompanied by periods of rain .

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Payments company Square launches in the UK

It is the fourth territory outside of the U.S. in which payments device is available - the others being: Canada, Japan and Australia. Square a year ago added Paul Deighton to its board of directors, an effort to establish its footing in the U.K.

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Trump Tweets Congress Should Investigate Clintons After Hannity Promotes Uranium One Conspiracy

Trump's decision to go after both Republicans and Democrats in his tweet storm is a perplexing strategy for a president who will need every vote he can get as he begins to embark on a challenging quest to reform the country's complicated tax code.

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Zelda Fans Uncover Hidden Message in Breath of the Wild's First Shrines

Make a dish using a staminoka bass. As it turns out, I hadn't even scratched the surface. I've thrown away Royal items left and right at this point, leaving elemental weapons in chests in Shrines because I already had two additional copies of them.

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Uber suspends self-driving car program in Pennsylvania after Arizona crash

One of Uber's Volvo self-driving SUVs was involved in a high-impact crash on Friday in Tempe. Photos of the crash were posted online showing the Uber auto on its right side, while another vehicle was badly damaged. Still, Uber hit the pause button on its entire self-driving program in response to the accident, keeping it on hold until this morning when it commenced testing in San Francisco.


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