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NASA missions provide insight into 'ocean worlds'

It admitted plume material directly into the instrument's detection chamber to avoid the possibility of hydrogen being generated by plume-water reacting with the metallic components of the instrument itself. That's nice and all , but there's still no evidence Enceladus is actually inhabited. The solar system is teeming with ocean worlds , including ice-covered moons like Saturn's Enceladus and Jupiter's Europa.

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Saturn moon has necessary conditions to harbour life

Over the past few years, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has been gathering even more from Enceladus, by passing close to the moon and even flying through the plumes of water streaming from near its south pole. The gas is produced in a similar way in Earth's oceans and waterways. Well this is big: NASA has announced that its Cassini spacecraft, which orbits around Saturn, has confirmed the existence of molecular hydrogen in massive icy plumes of water and gas blasting out of the surface of ...

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'We can't have this relationship with Russia' amid tensions on Syria

He said the US attack on the Syrian air base "was carried out in violation of global norms". "It'd be a fantastic thing if we got along with Putin and if we got along with Russia", Trump said. The US secretary of state says there is a "low level of trust" between Washington and Moscow and they "cannot have this kind of relationship". Moscow's hostility to Trump administration figures is a sharp change from past year, when Putin hailed Trump as a strong figure and Russian state ...

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Good Friday: Cleric urges Christians to emulate Christ's life of sacrifice

I confess one Baptism for the forgiveness of sins and look forward to the resurrection of the dead and the life of the world to come. There is no power greater than the power that resurrected Jesus from the dead and that power is now made available for us.

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Warplanes strike town hit by chemical attack

Warplanes on Saturday struck the Syrian town where a chemical attack had killed scores of people earlier this week, as Turkey warned that a retaliatory USA missile strike on a Syrian air base would only be "cosmetic" if greater efforts are not made to remove President Bashar Assad from power.

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Apple gets permit to test self-drive cars in California

The same permit granted to Apple was also granted to 29 other companies that include Mercedes, Volkswagen, BMW, Bosch, Nissan, Honda and Ford among others. The DMV's website was updated Friday to acknowledge Apple becoming a permit holder. An Apple spokesman declined to comment beyond a statement issued in December when the company filed paperwork with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration regarding safety practices for self-driving cars.

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Kennesaw Police host Drug Take-Back Day

Officers say they'll take any prescription drugs at the police department from ten in the morning through two that afternoon. Participants may dispose of their medication in its original container and are strongly encouraged to remove any identifying information from the prescription label.

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That chemical attack in Syria

Responding to the incident, United States President Donald Trump last Thursday ordered cruise missile attacks on the Syrian airbase where the chemical airstrike was supposedly launched. Russian Federation accused the USA of breaking worldwide law with the attack against the Syrian regime, a key ally that Moscow has supported with air strikes since 2015.

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$10k to give up airline seat?

Overbooking is also beneficial to consumers because it allows the more flexibility in their travel plans, Vinay Bhaskara, Airways senior business analyst, told to Business Insider . With still no takers, four passengers were selected in a random computer-assisted "draw". United passenger complained of a midflight scorpion sting.

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Paul Manafort is registering with the USA government as a foreign agent

Manafort has recently been given guidance by federal authorities related to whether he should register as a foreign agent, Maloni said. Paul Manafort, the former campaign chair for Donald Trump, has signaled that he plans to register as a foreign agent for his past work on behalf of political figures in Ukraine.

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Saturn moon Enceladus could sustain alien life

Because, Dr. Spilker says, "we now know that Enceladus has nearly all the ingredients you would need to support life as we know it". The findings were reported Thursday in the journal Science by a team from Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas.

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Dozens killed after car bomb explodes near buses carrying Syrian evacuees

The much criticized deal is to transfer thousands from besieged pro-government and anti-government areas. The cause of the explosion remains unknown, the sources said , speculating that it may be the result of explosive charges planted in the buses, a auto bomb or a surface-to-surface missile.

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New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick's 5 Rules for Exceptional Leadership

Two months later, Belichick joked that he has to "go back to it and watch every once in a while just to make sure that it came out just the way I remember it". Suzy Welch: Don't think about it? "And as much as I can eliminate it on our team, I'm going to try to stamp it out". There will be another day to talk about it.

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Samsung won't release a refurbished Galaxy Note 7 in the US

But despite the global recall, the jokes on late night TV, and the fact that the FAA and other agencies banned the phone from air travel, Samsung might sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7s in the future. Since devices began catching fire and exploding following the Note7 launch past year, Samsung has been working with carriers to get as many phones returned as possible.

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Apple gets permit to test self-driving cars in California

The Cupertino, Calif., company's late entry into a crowded field was made official Friday with the disclosure that the California Department of Motor Vehicles had awarded it a permit to start testing self-driving auto technology on public roads.

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Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation has changed, no longer obsolete

The unexpected change in the president's opinion came while he addressed reporters at the White House. Trump spoke at a news conference alongside NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg , whom he welcomed to the White House on an official trip.

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Aaron Hernandez Acquitted in 2012 Double Murder

Aaron Hernandez has been acquitted of charges he committed a double murder, RadarOnline.com has learned. He is now serving a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole for that killing. Jury foreperson Lindsey Stringer simply told reporters asking for a comment that they "based our decision on the evidence presented and the law". "He was charged for something somebody else did, and that is a weighty burden for anyone to shoulder", defense attorney Ronald Sullivan ...

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Conditions for life may exist on moon of Saturn

The new research, published on Thursday in the journal Science , "indicates there is chemical potential to support microbial systems", he said. Water is known to exist on this moon of saturn. "We're looking in a way that we never thought possible before for environments in our solar system which may harbor life today". This unprocessed image of Saturn's moon Atlas was taken on April 12, 2017, by NASA's Cassini spacecraft .

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The iPhone of cars? Apple enters self-driving car race

Apple was added to the growing list of companies that have gained permission from the California DMV to test out self-driving vehicles in the Golden state. Recent reporting suggests that the company is no longer attempting to build its own autonomous, electric auto to compete with companies like Tesla , but is instead focused on developing self-driving software it can deploy in partnership with existing carmakers.

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Samsung to resell fire prone Note 7

Samsung's Note 7s were permanently scrapped in October after some phones self-combusted, prompting a global recall roughly two months after the launch of the near-$900 devices. Samsung killed the Note 7 phone after dozens of phones overheated and caught on fire. The S8 is expected to be one of the first phones to market with Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 835 processor.

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'Titanfall 2' Multiplayer Maps, New Titan And More Updates Announced

The two new Prime Titans will be launched with their counterparts Ronin and Tone, though they don't seem to have been named yet or what their unique abilities will be. Respawn is also promising expanded Private Match settings to include Live Fire and Coliseum as mode; refinements to matchmaking to showcase estimated wait time and more skins/camos and whatnot to purchase from the store.

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Gas attack a 'fabrication' - Syria's Assad

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who hosted his Iranian and Syrian counterparts at a trilateral meeting in Moscow, denounced last week's us attack on Syria as a "flagrant violation" of worldwide law and warned that any further such action would entail "grave consequences not only for regional but global security".

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Nintendo Switch Sells Big-Time In March

It is confirmed that more than nine-hundred thousand units of Nintendo Switch was sold last month. Nintendo confirmed that the game sold 1.3 million copies, 925,000 of which were for the Switch, and the rest were sold for the Wii U .

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Apple iPhone 8 Will Be Identical To Galaxy S8: Hints Fresh Leak

From a speed and processing power viewpoint, the two different variants of the Galaxy S8 have either the Snapdragon 835 or the Exynos 8895. Admittedly, this is not an easy feat to do but clearly not impossible. With that in mind, the Samsung may finally commercialize a dual camera setup with the upcoming Galaxy Note 8 that's expected to hit the market in the second half of the year, presumably in late summer.

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Border Plan Overlooks Driver of Illegal Immigration: Visas

A Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official confirmed to ABC News the authenticity of the draft, which was obtained and first reported by The Washington Post . Alternative plans to send USA judges to the "port courts" are also being considered, although such a procedure would cost $400,000 per location. But they said the agencies' leadership needs attention.

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At UN, US Tells Russia It's Isolating Itself by Supporting Assad

For example, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May says "apart from anything else, we believe it's the only regime that has the capability to make such an attack". The polarised positions were evident too at the UN Security Council on Wednesday, when Russian Federation vetoed a Western-drafted resolution that would have required Syrian cooperation in an investigation into the suspected chemical attack.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 to launch without one key feature!

However, the assistant's other features - including an integrated camera function called "Bixby Vision", which can identify objects and display related info onscreen, "Bixby Home" and "Bixby Reminder" will be shipped when the phone is launched.

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Video reveals face recognition flaw in Galaxy S8

The handsets will be sold through a wide range of carriers, including AT&T, Cricket Wireless, Sprint, Straight Talk Wireless, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, and Verizon Wireless starting on April 21. It will go up against Apple Inc's Siri and Google Assistant. Other apps will be able to adopt Bixby, but Samsung has had a mixed track record in getting other companies to support its home-brewed functions, such as an "Air View" feature for showing pop-up previews of content.

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NASA Details 'Ocean Worlds' in the Solar System

The oceans exist a few miles below the surface of Enceladus, therefore researchers must draw conclusions from the vapors that rise into the atmosphere through the cracks in the ice. Despite being thousands of metres under the sea and therefore far away from sunlight, life was being sustained via the energy produced from hydrothermal activity released from the vents.

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Amid row over Jadhav, India cancels maritime talks with Pak

Former naval officer Kulbhushan was convicted by a Pakistani military court for spying and fomenting unrest in the province of Balochistan. "We demanded a meeting (with Jadhav), but they denied", Bambawale told reporters after meeting Pakistan Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua here.

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Trump to keep list of White House visitors secret

The president of the group Judicial Watch, Tom Fitton, says the decision suggests this White House doesn't want to be accountable to the American people. CREW said it filed a lawsuit this week against the Trump administration "to make sure they would continue to release the logs". The White House won't make public the logs of visitors to the White House complex, breaking with the practice of President Donald Trump's predecessor.

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Signs Of Hospitality To Life Found On Saturn's Moon Enceladus

That life may very well be limited to microbes, which have an easier time thriving somewhere like Enceladus, which is icy on the outside and heated on the interior primarily by Saturn's gravitational forces. The results suggest that the geysers contain a surprising ratio of molecular hydrogen, carbon dioxide and methane. The researchers reported that the hydrogen, along with carbon dioxide that was also found, could mean that undersea microbes are producing methane as they do in the bowels of ...

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China warns of 'imminent conflict' over North Korea

North Korea has also said it's working on an intercontinental ballistic missile and nuclear warhead that has the capability of hitting American soil. "The problem will be taken care of", he said. calls a chemical attack by Syrian forces against their own people as justification for their nuclear program. The Carl Vinson Strike Group, which comprises a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, two guided missile destroyers, and a guided-missile cruiser, was originally scheduled to call on Australia, ...

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Cassini finds evidence for hydrothermal vent activity on Enceladus

The Cassini spacecraft, in a fly-by of the moon Enceladus, discovered some of the building blocks for life in plumes of vapor and particles erupting through cracks in the moon's crust, according to a report from Cassini mission researchers in the journal "Science ".

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Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution on Syria attack, China abstains

Investigators have concluded that sarin, chlorine and sulphur mustard gas have been used in Syria's civil war. "But it doesn't have to be this way". Publications in the U.S. and the United Kingdom, among others, have highlighted "many inconsistencies" in the version of events in Syria's Idlib province that was used to justify the American air strikes, he said.


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