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US cargo ship blasts off for space station with supplies, experiments

The SS John Glenn is expected to rendezvous with the Space Station on Saturday after a Russian Soyuz spacecraft launching on Thursday has time to reach the station, according to Space.com . There's also the latest in a series of experiments to study how things burn up in space. Plus, it was to carry the Reentry Data Collection flight recorder to provide data about the conditions a spacecraft encounters during atmospheric reentry.

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NASA Livestreams 360-Degree View Of Rocket Launch

The stream will begin 10 minutes before the scheduled 11:11 a.m. liftoff and continue until the rocket is out of sight. Four fisheye-lens cameras were placed about 300 feet from the rocket. Orbital ATK's seventh cargo delivery flight to the station launched at 11:11 a.m. EDT Tuesday on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

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NASA shows 1st live 360-degree view of rocket launch

Because the cargo is so heavy, the mission will use an Atlas V rocket instead of the Antares booster, the usual booster employed during such missions. The technology will "virtually place the public at the base of the rocket during launch", NASA said. SpaceX holds similar resupply contracts using its Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon cargo ships.

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Did Aaron Hernandez Kill Odin Lloyd?

Department of Correction spokesman Christopher Fallon explained that Hernandez had "a single cell in a general population housing unit in the maximum security state prison". Since the latest Aaron Hernandez news on his death, many are looking back into the now deceased former New England Patriots player's life and some are still asking, "Did Aaron Hernandez kill Odin Lloyd? ".

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Teardown Reveals One Disturbing Design Flaw

Despite once saying that the Galaxy S8 "lacked attractive selling points" compared to the iPhone 8, Kuo is raising his shipping estimates for the device. That suggests Samsung was close to including dual-cameras on the larger of its most recent flagship, but chose not to at the last minute. And if talked about the battery capacity, the phone was powered by a 3100 mAh.

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Democrats didn't win outright in Georgia. But here's why they're still celebrating

Republicans are bidding to prevent a major upset in a conservative Geor. The president weighed in on the high-stakes election earlier Tuesday, predicting " Ossoff would be a disaster in Congress". Which is right. While Price was rumored as a potential Trump cabinet pick, very few people - Ossoff, my guess, included - thought the Republican nominee had a chance to win the White House.

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So This South African Hunter May Have Been Eaten By Crocodiles

DUBAI: A professional hunter who vanished while on a safari last week is believed to have been eaten by crocodiles in Zimbabwe, The Telegraph reported Tuesday. Forensic experts are now testing whether the remains belong to van Zyl. Village headman Muziwakhe Ndlovu told the state-run Chronicle that the boy was the fourth person to die from crocodile attacks in that river this month.

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Mile-Wide Mega Asteroid Nicknamed 'The Rock' to Pass By Earth Tomorrow

What do we know about this asteroid, which is formally called 2014 JO25? According to Nasa , it will be an "outstanding opportunity" to observe the phenomenon as it flies by at a distance of about 1.1 million miles. The last time an asteroid of this size was came within this distance was Toutatis, a 3.1-mile wide rock that passed in September 2004. Smaller asteroids regularly come close to Earth, but if you're hoping to catch a glimpse of one of this size, now's your chance.

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Apple receives license to test self-driving cars in California

Cybart suspects that Apple wants to flawless the software, then move to the task of building the vehicle that surrounds it. The California-based tech giant is expected to focus on software systems, letting partners manufacture vehicles, but would understandably want to be able to test its navigation technology in cars.

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Newfound exoplanet the latest hot place to look for aliens

Too far away and the object won't be warmed. But a few, like LHS 1140b, reside in the habitable zones around their stars - where they could theoretically retain liquid water - giving them the potential to host life as we know it. The upside is that, cosmologically speaking, Proxima b is right next door. "We could hardly hope for a better target to perform one of the biggest quests in science - searching for evidence of life beyond Earth", Dittmann said.

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Mark Zuckerberg confirms Facebook is building an Augmented Reality headset (eventually)

Hosting thousands of developers from around the world that work with Facebook , the company's biggest conference of the year showcases some of its new tools, features and initiatives in the works whilst offering a sneak-peek at some of its long-term plans for the future .

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Facebook F8: Mark Zuckerberg Pushes for Augmented Reality Through Smartphones

Zuckerberg declared it that the AR platform would be the next major platform for computing. However, Zuckerberg was this week able to show off a host of new features, such as an effect that allows users to pretend to fill a room with water.

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'Keep Seattle': Former Mayor Mike McGinn jumps into race against Ed Murray

Murray, who led the push to increase Seattle's minimum wage to $15 an hour, was not expected to face serious competition for re-election. Most notably, McGinn was skeptical that an agreement with the Department of Justice was the best way to reform the Seattle Police Department.

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Samsung opens door to re-selling Galaxy Note 7 as refurbished smartphones

According to the company, the move to offer revamped Note 7s comes as part of a three-pronged strategy to "ensure that (recalled) Galaxy Note 7 devices are recycled and processed in an environmentally-friendly manner". On the other hand, other components of Note 7 such as camera modules and semiconductors will be used as test sample for production purposes. The Galaxy Note 7 saga appears to be nearing an end as Samsung Electronics has unveiled plans to refurbish and sell some of devices that ...

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Man Shouts "Allahu Akbar", Kills 3 In The United States

Kori Ali Muhammad is accused of killing three people on the streets of downtown Fresno. The three victims were white, and apparently chosen at random, police said. "I don't know why he got on this Muhammad stuff ... he tried to tell me about it". "These were unprovoked attacks", Fresno police Chief Jerry Dyer said.

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Three killed in California shooting spree

Hours before the shootings, police put out a news release saying that Muhammad was armed and unsafe, and was wanted over the shooting death of Mr Williams on April 13. Police are looking for the revolver. Police are still searching for Muhammad's gun. Stephen Hughes, 66, said he and his wife rushed home after receiving a frantic call from a neighbour.

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World's Oldest Person Dies

I'm happy she didn't suffer but passed away that way, tranquilly", Dr. Carlo Bava told the Associated Press . She began this diet more than 90 years ago and that seems to have also contributed as she not only reached the age of 100 but also lived another 17 years.

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Zuckerberg Announces His AR Platform Plans To "Destroy Snapchat"

Facebook officially kicked off its annual F8 developer conference in San Jose, California, on Tuesday (18 April) with CEO Mark Zuckerberg delving into the company's augmented reality and virtual reality future. " Developer Circles " is a community-driven programme that's free to join and open to any developer. "Local developers will lead each circle by organising offline events and managing a Facebook Group for that specific region", the report said.

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U.S. turning Korean peninsula into world's biggest hotspot warns United Nations ambassador

Kim Jong-un's playground: Pyongyang as you've NEVER seen it before! Soon after Trump took office, he pulled the US out of the TPP - which needed all the signatory nations to ratify the deal. China wants to cool tempers and would like to see a return to multilateral negotiations with North Korea. North Korea will continue to test missiles regularly and any military action against it by the United States would prompt " all out war", a senior North Korean official has told the BBC.

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ZTE Axon 7 is now just $329.99 unlocked

Both the new devices ship with "systematic integration of intelligent encryption", which is the most highlighted feature. Although the initial ZTE Axon 7 only included 4GB of RAM, the company later released a limited edition model with an extra 2GB of RAM.

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Trump vows to solve dairy dispute with Canada

Donald Trump announced a new executive order directing government agencies to "buy American and hire American", but immediately faced accusations of hypocrisy for failing to do so himself. Trump stunned the world on November 8 previous year by defeating his heavily favored Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, in the presidential election, sending the United States on a new and uncertain path.

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Samsung Regains Top Spot in Global Smartphone Market

Another significant feature of the new devices is Bixby, Samsung's new digital assistant and "intelligent interface". The Samsung Galaxy S8 by Truly Exquisite is available for pre-order now , with phones shipping around 3-4 weeks after the April 28th release date.

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Mike Pence: It's time for North Korea to 'get the message'

France said on Wednesday it was imperative the United Nations Security Council apply more pressure on North Korea to prevent it jumping another hurdle towards an effective nuclear weapons capacity that could lead to a risky military escalation.

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LHS 1140b: Potentially Habitable Super-Earth Found Orbiting Nearby Red Dwarf

In short, super-Earth LHS 1140b is among the most exciting known subjects for atmospheric studies. Once it's completed, JWT will be the most powerful space-based telescope ever deployed-it'll be used to peer into the atmospheres of all of these planets and more.

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Creepy carpetbagger Democrat just misses outright win in GA-6 congressional race

Trump was heavily invested in the race, which became a referendum on his presidency, and in a tweet claimed victory, although Ossoff could still win in the runoff, and came out of nowhere to almost win the seat in a heavily Republican district.

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Philippine's Duterte wins Time magazine poll

Mr Duterte waged an aggressive war on drugs that has killed thousands of people in the Philippines since taking office in June past year. The 72-year-old leader declared a war on drugs that has left more than 8,000 people in the Philippines dead since he has taken office in June 2016, according to Time .

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Facebook to push augmented reality

We have a lot of work and we will keep doing all we can to prevent tragedies like this from happening", Zuckerberg said. " Facebook knows this and it's going hard". At Facebook's F8 annual developer conference, Facebook and Snapchat's cold war heated up. In 2014, Facebook acquired its Oculus virtual reality goggles unit for $2 billion, although that division is a long way from making a mass-market product or contributing significantly to the company's earnings.

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Atlas-5 rocket carrying Cygnus spacecraft blasts off from Cape Canaveral

ET (8:11 a.m. PT), atop United Launch Alliance's Atlas 5 rocket. Anyone using a personal computer, tablet, or smartphone had access to the 360-degree view, along with the ability to manipulate the video, altering the perspective to place themselves close to the rocket as it lifted off, launch commentator George Diller said.

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Saturn's moon Enceladus has flawless conditions for life

The new findings from Nasa's Cassini spacecraft , which has been orbiting Saturn since 2002, indicate that ammonia, carbon dioxide, methane and organics were also found coming from the plumes, nearly all the ingredients needed to support life on earth.

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Bradley Cooper's girlfriend flaunts her figure just weeks after giving birth

The Victoria's Secret angel welcomed her first daughter, Lea De Seine , with boyfriend Bradley Cooper on March 21st (yup, that's just four weeks ago) and she's already got a washboard stomach most of us can only dream about... After the supermodel stunned in a red underwear set, a source told E! I was lucky to be born into a very close-knit family. Shayk, 31, confirmed her pregnancy when she walked in Victoria's Secret annual fashion show last November, sporting a tiny bump.

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You can now sign into your Microsoft Account without a password

If you are adding a new account on an Android phone, we'll automatically prompt you to set it up. Microsoft has introduced a phone sign-in feature that means no more passwords for its accounts. The login process is straightforward: first you sign in to each site with your username and regular, fixed password, then you use the code generated by the app.

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Verizon, Corning agree to $1.05 billion fiber deal

Verizon Communications is set to bolster the backhaul of its wireless network through a three-year, $1.05 billion contract signed with Corning to supply fiber optic cable and associated hardware for Verizon's One Fiber initiative. Verizon closed its $1.8 billion acquisition of XO Communications in February, which gave Verizon access to XO's robust fiber-based IP and Ethernet networks.

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Rachel Dolezal makes her pitch on Dr. Phil

Right off the bat, Dr. Phil asked Dolezal about her hesitance to agree to the interview, saying she did not want to be confronted again. When Dr. Phil questioned Dolezal about what her ownership in the situation was, all she could muster up was "I'm not flawless".

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Prince kept opioids in aspirin bottles to hide his addiction

The doctor told investigators he saw Prince on April 7 and April 20, and prescribed medications. Prince's death last spring became just a bolt from the blue, the 57-year-old music legend was found dead in a lift. The documents said Prince did not have any prescriptions, including for fentanyl. In practice, laws against prescribing drugs for someone under a false name are not usually enforced when a doctor intends to protect a celebrity's privacy, said Los Angeles attorney Ellyn ...

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Windows 10 Creators Update Annoys Users With Maximum Screen Brightness Warnings

Scroll down to the next section on this screen, and you'll see another method for deferring updates . Windows 10 Mobile is not dead, at least for now. And of course if you're the type who keeps your laptop plugged in most of the time, battery life might be a moot issue. "This is a result of more work we're doing to converge code into OneCore-the heart of Windows across PC, tablet, phone, IoT [internet of things], HoloLens, Xbox and more as we continue to develop new improvements for ...


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