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Before this, rockets could only be used once, that has changed

Instead of crashing into the sea like most rocket boosters do, it used leftover fuel to land gently on a barge in the Atlantic Ocean. However, the promised ultra-low cost of the space shuttle never materialized, as the costs of refurbishing the crafts between launches ending up eating up any potential savings.

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EPA Chief Scraps Scheduled Ban of Pesticide That Harms Kids' Brains

Pesticide registration relies on science, and some in the industry are encouraged by EPA's science-based decision. Late previous year, and based in part on research conducted at Columbia University, E.P.A. They claim that chlorpyrifos is safely used on dozens of crops in the US and that there are no alternatives for many pests. Since 2000 when indoor uses of chlorpyrifos were banned-due to concerns about impacts to children's health-numerous studies have tied children's exposures to ...

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NCAA Tournament: Tar Heels duck by OR into Final

After the game, Coach Roy Williams gave much of the credit to Kennedy Meeks. This national championship trophy will not be going back to Columbia, South Carolina. His most important rebound, however, came after he almost gave the Ducks a chance to win the game with a pair of missed free throws and only five seconds on the clock.

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Trump vs. Freedom Caucus: President takes names, starting with Amash

Scavino had previously taken a shot at Rep. Amash in an early morning tweet on Friday, where he labelled Amash a "Never Trump Freedom Caucus Troll". Scavino called the fourth-term congressman a "liability" in the state, which Trump unexpectedly won in November, partly driven by promises to boost manufacturing there.

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Reusable Falcon 9 rocket a triumph for SpaceX, Elon Musk

So far, SpaceX's recovery efforts have been focused on the Falcon 9's first stage, which has at this point returned to Earth a half-dozen times in dramatic landings on both ocean platforms and land sites. Not only did his team successfully relaunch the rocket, but also managed to put a commercial satellite into orbit and bring the rocket back to the Earth, while erecting yet another milestone in space travel.

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Russian Federation relations 'maybe even worse' than Cold War

But intelligence officials have warned that the Kremlin is likely to try to meddle in other upcoming elections across Western Europe. "We further assess Putin and the Russian government developed a clear preference for President-elect Trump", the report continued, saying Putin nursed a "grudge" against Clinton "for comments he nearly certainly saw as disparaging".

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F1 Australian GP: Raikkonen: Ferrari can produce 1-2 results

With Vettel charging to victory at the 2017 Formula 1 season opener in Melbourne Raikkonen endured a frustrating race to finish fourth but 22 seconds off his team-mate despite suffering no mechanical issues with his vehicle. I think it's great for the fans. We'll have a clearer indication of Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari's championship credentials, and how Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes will respond when the Chinese Grand Prix takes place in two weeks time.

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White House releases financial disclosures for senior officials including Kushner, Bannon, Conway

The New York Times reported the couple's real estate and investment empire was worth as much as $741 million. The White House on Friday released documents that show the wealth and assets of numerous senior administration officials, including President Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner, chief strategist Stephen Bannon and counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway.

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Mississippi State stuns Connecticut in Final Four

Chong said, asked what, exactly, a Geno Auriemma speech after a loss sounds like. After all the winning, the Huskies coach could appreciate a thrilling victory - even from the other side. The game went to overtime and with the clock winding down, upon review the officials charged Mississippi State with a flagrant one. Mississippi State coach Vic Schaefer is 0-8 against SC in five seasons.

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SpaceX Makes History After Successful Launch of Recycled Rocket

Blastoff at Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida was the first reflight of an orbital class rocket, marking "a historic a milestone on the road to full and rapid reusability", the company said in a press release .

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Samsung Galaxy S8's facial recognition can be tricked with a photo

In an attempt to regain the trust of consumers, the Galaxy S8 comes brimming with new features, including a security system that utilizes facial recognition software and a new digital assistant named Bixby . They will only be available in AT&T or Verizon flavors for now. Samsung hopes to turn its fortunes around with its latest releases. T-Mobile has shared a video that shows the Galaxy S8 hitting really fast speeds.

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Peggy Whitson Breaks Spacewalking Record

Whitson now holds the record for the most spacewalks by a woman - eight - and the most accumulated spacewalking time for a woman - around 53 hours. Both spacewalkers then worked to install four protective shields over Tranquility's outboard port where PMA-3 had been attached.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 DeX Station price and availability announced

The Galaxy S8 provides various levels of biometric authentication, with the highest level of authentication from the iris scanner and fingerprint reader . The intelligent personal assistant can supposedly do anything on your phone with your voice and touch, but Samsung only demonstrated its capabilities with other Samsung default applications.

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Machete Attack in Pakistani Shrine Leaves at Least 20 Dead, Three Injured

A heavy contingent of police rushed to the spot after her report and arrested the custodian and two others. However, the Saturday night incident does not seem to be the first at the shrine; Rescue 1122 Incharge Mazhar Shah informed the media that locals said Waheed would go to the shrine once or twice a month and torture people during his visit.

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Trump signs executive orders to crack down on trade abuses, increase enforcement

Trump set the tone for what could be a tense meeting at his Mar-a-Lago retreat next week by tweeting on Thursday that the United States could no longer tolerate massive trade deficits and job losses. "So what these orders will do is require letters of credit or insurance company bonds or cash so there will be somebody against whom we can levy the fine", Ross said.

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NASA Astronauts Lose a Key Piece of the ISS Shield During Spacewalk

Along with her colleague Shane Kimbrough , Whitson helped construct a second docking port at the ISS, for USA crew ferry ships. It's either slowly tumbling towards Earth where it will burn up, or it's headed out into the depths of space to start a journey of its very own.

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Federal agency refuses to ban pesticide used on crops

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt signed a proposed rule this week to further delay the effective date of EPA's Risk Management Program (RMP) Amendments to allow EPA time to complete the process for reconsidering the RMP Amendments issued on January 17, 2017.

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Sanders on Trump's Decision to Cut Climate Change Regs: "Stupid and Dangerous"

The Obama rule was created to limit polluting coal-fired power plants in favor of green energy, such as wind and solar. The President believes his new plan will, "eliminate federal overreach", and "start a new era of production and job creation".

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Galaxy S8 Secretly Ships In Two Different Versions With Different Cameras

But amidst all the goodness that the Galaxy S8 seem to pack in its sleek metal and glass body, there is one part that seems to have got the raw deal, and that is the rear camera. Aside from this, the smartphone offers iris-scanning, a feature which was first introduced in the Note 7. The Dex feature, standing for Desktop Experience, is a plastic bowl-like stand with a USB-C prong, a couple of ports and a fan, according to The Verge .

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Oldest Spacewoman Records Highest Number of Spacewalks for a Woman

The list is topped by cosmonaut Anatoly Solovyev with 68 hours and former astronaut Mike Lopez-Alegria with 67. The spacewalkers and ground controllers worked out a plan to use a stowed-away covering from the PMA-3 to fill the gap. Once that work was done, the astronauts returned to PMA-3 and installed a different set of shields around the base of the extension where it connects with Harmony's upper port.

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India may be hit by United States trade review

In the order, Mr Trump wants to ensure that the steep tariffs imposed in anti-dumping and anti-subsidy cases are collected. That's not quite how things usually work, considering Trump likes to have the press take photos of him signing executive orders.

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US Republicans and Democrats See Dee Division in their Parties

Justin Amash for a primary defeat. The letter calls on President Trump "to stand with our conservative heroes", as personified by Ohio Congressman Jim Jordan and the other House Republicans who make up the Freedom Caucus. The Freedom Caucus, however, has many similarities to Trump. "But that's the president", said McCain who sometimes is at odds with Mr. Trump. Many members of the Freedom Caucus thought the bill, which was widely criticised for its likely removal of insurance from ...

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After its stunner, Mississippi State turns to title game

Friday night in the national semifinals, the 5-5 (yeah, right) William went for winning shots twice against UConn's Gabby Williams, who is 5-11 but has wonderful hops. She and William both excel at that. Perhaps she was unable to. "It may be a tie", Dillingham said. DALLAS - South Carolina was able to speed up the tempo after halftime, A'ja Wilson managed a double-double even while nearly constantly surrounded by defenders and Dawn Staley finally got a win against Tara VanDerveer.

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GE CEO slams Trump over climate efforts

The Department of Justice declined comment. Because the majority of the world, and indeed much of the USA, is already pushing for clean energy investment and a reduction in fossil fuel use - especially Trump's favorite, coal. "We believe climate change should be addressed on a global basis through multinational agreements, such as the Paris Agreement", he wrote . While Trump has little to gain from initiating the arduous, four-year legal process required to exit the Paris Agreement, he ...

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NCAA needs to stand firm, stay out of North Carolina

But, as many have pointed out , the newly enacted legislation is no solution at all to the outrages inflicted on North Carolina's LGBTQ community by HB2. Under the new deal, HB2 will be repealed, but local governments can not pass ordinances related to bathroom policy, and regulation of multi-occupancy bathrooms will fall under the state's control.

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Peggy Whitson EVA accumulated time record

The new record for woman's spacewalking was established by Peggy Whitson . According to NASA spokesman Dan Huot, the three remaining shields are being used to cover the craft's most vulnerable spots, so despite being an annoying setback, the situation isn't anywhere near as dire as one might assume, and won't put the ISS at any risk of danger.

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Watch SpaceX Land First Ever Recycled Rocket

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft wait for liftoff at Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The satellite will help to provide TV services to Latin America. If such rockets can be used a few times , the cost of orbital flights by SpaceX (and others) could be vastly reduced. "This is a huge day", said Musk after the launch.

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Samsung looking to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 devices

The company announced its plans for all of the Note 7s that've been recalled, and the first step in those plans is to offer refurbished or rental phones. Info on markets and release dates will follow, the company said . Samsung had originally said it wouldn't fix or refurbish the Note 7 after several reported cases of them exploding and injuring consumers.

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Sky Bet Championship round-up: Rotherham relegated

Rotherham interim boss Paul Warne says he is to blame for the club's relegation from the Sky Bet Championship. It was the 30th defeat of the season for a side that has spent more than six months at the bottom of the table. They initially hired Alan Stubbs in the summer, but he faced the chop after winning just one competitive match whilst in charge. Rotherham are set to name their new manager on Wednesday, and Warne is hopeful they can give fans "something to cheer" in the remaining ...

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Historic SpaceX Launch Of Reused Falcon 9 Rocket

Elon Musk's vision of reusing rockets for cheaper spaceflight has received a major boost, with a SpaceX Falcon 9 first stage being successfully flown on a second mission. The majority of the launch cost comes from building the rocket, which until now could only fly once. A SES satellite was on board for SpaceX's first commercial launch in 2013.

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SA switches off for #earthhour2017 and saves 420MW

The Earth Hour is the world's biggest environment event which was organised by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) organisation. Sydney Opera House, the Eiffel Tower in Paris, New York's Empire State Building, the Kremlin and Red Square in Moscow, the Egyptian Pyramids and Tokyo Tower will be switching off the lights during their Earth Hour between 8.30pm and 9.30pm.

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SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 reusable rocket

It then securely landed on a barge stationed out in the Atlantic. By reusing rockets, like what SpaceX intends to do, companies can save hundreds of millions since they do not need to build an entirely new one for each launch. SpaceX granted SES insight into the entire process of getting the booster ready to fly again, Halliwell said, providing confidence everything would go well.

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India stars could miss IPL

But the sternest test of the "institution" in RCB colours might well be this year, when the side will take to the field without its talismanic skipper Virat Kohli - at least for the first few weeks - and K.L. RCB head coach Daniel Vettori spoke to royalchallengers.com on the availability of wicketkeeper-batsman KL Rahul in the upcoming VIVO IPL 2017. Kolkata Knight Riders pacer Umesh Yadav and Gujarat Lions' biggest draw Ravindra Jadeja have been given some time to freshen up and will not be ...

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Samsung to Launch Smaller Screen Galaxy S8 Mini Soon

Moreover, the fingerprint sensor will also be place just next to the camera which is on the back of the device as mentioned on The Sun . The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ screen covers nearly the entire front of the device, but we haven't experience any accidental taps of the touchscreen display simply by holding the smartphone - there are obviously some smarts coded into the smartphone to stop it from happening.

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NCAA: South Carolina speeds past Stanford in women's Final Four

The current Ducks defeated No. 1 Kansas in the Elite 8. The Oregon Ducks can't be considered a Cinderella team because they were a number three seed. But the Zags are mostly seniors and juniors. He had a combined 12 blocks in the past three games and averaged 12.5 points and 66.7 percent shooting. Don't think that you can not beat the next team.


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