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Former press secretary Josh Earnest doesn't have much sympathy for Sean Spicer

The president even compared viewership of Spicer's press briefing to daytime soap operas , WaPo reports . Trump's reported remarks appear to predate Spicer's unfortunate April 11 word salad claiming "someone as despicable as Hitler. The embattled White House press liaison has had a rough first 100 days, culminating in a weird incident where Spicer claimed Trump's bombing of a Syrian airfield was justified because Adolf Hitler did not use chemical weapons the way Bashar al-Assad did.

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Study finds Samsung's S8 phones more prone to screen cracks

Samsung didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. That $307.50 in total parts and manufacturing costs is $43.34 higher than the parts and manufacturing costs for last year's Galaxy S7 handset, and $46.29 higher than last year's Galaxy S7 Edge phone, which had a larger and curved display, the report states.

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Trump to astronaut: 'Better you than me' to drink urine

Whitson - who just broke the record for most time in space for any US astronaut - managed to answer the question as best as she could. Whitson, 57, turned a zero-gravity summersault during the video call from the International Space Station, where she serves as station commander.

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Astronaut breaks US space record, gets call from Trump

President Trump to Astronaut Drinkable Urine?!?. During the 20-minute special "Earth-to-space" call, Trump spoke at length with Whitson, who was joined by a visibly excited space first-timer, astronaut Jack Fischer. During the call, the president addressed the timeline for placing humans on Mars and said he wants to speed up the timeline to get it done "at worst, during my second term".

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Trump to Call Space Station's Record-Breaking Commander

Whitson is the first woman to command the International Space Station, and Monday marked her 535th day in space, one day longer than astronaut Jeffrey Williams, who previously held the record. "I am so grateful for all those who helped me on each of my missions!", Whitson wrote on her Twitter page. Nevertheless, her time in space is "one of those rides you hope never ends", Whitson tweeted Sunday.

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Astronaut breaks record for most time in space by American

This is Whitson's third long-duration stay onboard the space station, and in March her mission was extended into September, increasing the amount of valuable astronaut time available for experiments on board the station. The other two are sticking to the schedule, but Whitson, the commander, was just extended by three months, taking advantage of an empty seat when Russian Federation made a decision to reduce its crew by one.

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Firefighters battle blaze at building under construction

Police in Prince George's County say that Homeland Security officials arrested a suspect after he was caught flying a drone in restricted airspace near a five-alarm fire in College Park. Because the building was still under construction, there were many void spaces for the fire to travel through. Prince George's County Fire Department chief Ben Barksdale said in an early afternoon news conference that one firefighter sustained minor injuries and was transported to a hospital.

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Astronaut breaks USA space record, gets call from Trump

International Space Station Commander Peggy Whitson has broken the record for cumulative time spent in space by a NASA astronaut. Whitson is now serving her third stint aboard the ISS, and with five months of her mission remaining, is set to rack up over 650 days in space before touching back down on Earth.

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Lets win it for Wenger - Ramsey

The victory on Sunday means Arsenal have registered back-to-back wins for the first time since January, following a miserable run of form in the league. "We hope we are going to have a good referee". "But we have shown a united response, not a divided response. We have let him [Arsene Wenger] down at times this season, we want to win it for him and ourselves".

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Astronaut Jack Fischer from Colorado arrives at International Space Station

At 57, Ms Whitson also is the oldest woman in space. Fischer has just taken part in his first space mission, and we can't get enough of how he describes the spacecraft on Twitter. The two join Expedition 51 Commander Peggy Whitson of NASA and Flight Engineers Oleg Novitskiy of Roscosmos and Thomas Pesquet of ESA (European Space Agency).

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The launch of Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 is imminent

However, it did not bode well for Samsung , and the company rolled out an OTA updated to remove this functionality. Electronics giant Samsung will this week offer an unusually early software update for its newly- released Galaxy S8 phone, it said today after some consumers complained of red-tinted screens.

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State Department promotion of Trump's Mar-a-Lago draws fire

Jordan Libowitz of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington said the post "reads nearly like an ad for Mar-a-Lago". The posting was published on ShareAmerica.gov, a State Department website that promotes the US overseas and also appears in an abbreviated form on the official site of the USA embassy to the United Kingdom.

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Florida Teen wears Black Lives Matter-inspired dress to prom

The formal floor-length gown was an eye-catching tribute to black victims of police brutality, including Mike Brown, Sandra Bland, and Trayvon Martin, among many others. "He was the mastermind behind this whole thing honestly", Morris said of Torrence, describing his vision as "a huge issue in America today". " It was powerful .

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Trump slams 'fake media' over low approval ratings

Sixty-seven percent of respondents said the Democratic Party was out of touch, as did 62% for the Republican Party. Check back for more as Trump continues to tweet . And a majority, 54%, said they did not have a problem with Trump working out of Mar-a-lago, his private club in Florida. As a result, three out of five voters, including Trump-critical liberals agree with Trump on the aspects of keeping jobs within the United States.

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White House offer conflicting details of Trump tax plan

When asked about the deficit impact of the tax plan, Mnuchin said at an International Monetary Fund event Saturday that when accounting for the economic growth that would occur because of the tax changes, the tax overhaul "will pay" for itself.

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Gionee Gionee M6S Plus

The M6S Plus is the third smartphone Gionee has launched in its M6 lineup, joining the M6 and M6 Plus - both of which made their debut in China previous year. There is a fingerprint scanner at its rear positioned below the main camera module. The entire package is powered by a massive 6020mAh non-removable battery with support for Quick Charge 2.0.

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Jerry Jones: Tony Romo situation worked out as well as possible

Although spending the last three seasons as a member of the Denver Broncos, Ware originally broke into the National Football League with nine seasons as a member of the Cowboys, the team who drafted him back in 2005 out of Troy. He finished as a four-time First-Team All-Pro and nine-time Pro-Bowler and should make his way into the Hall of Fame in short order when he's eligible in five years time.

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Samsung Galaxy S8's Headphones Are Tuned By AKG

Starting April 21, Galaxy Book 12-inch LTE model will be available at Verizon Wireless for $1,299.99. It comes with an S Pen, which is Samsung's version of a stylus, but unlike the Surface Pro it also comes with a keyboard cover. The Galaxy Book is available in two sizes - 12-inch and 10.6-inch. The devices, which all run Windows 10, will be available in silver nationwide or black exclusively through Best Buy.

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At least three dead in Venezuela anti-government protests

Venezuela has now seen weeks of clashes between demonstrators and the police. Tens of thousands of opponents of President Nicolas Maduro flooded the streets of auto. A senior diplomatic official for the Western Hemisphere was in Miami condemning the government of Venezuela as the opposition in the South American nation flooded into the streets for a massive demonstration.

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The Answer to Why Donald Trump Keeps Sean Spicer Around: "Great Ratings"

Spicer told reporters at the White House when pressed about guaranteeing budget negotiators would reach a deal before the Friday deadline when current funding expires. To review: We have an uninformed boob in the White House spending all his time yelling at cable news and cheering because the male version of the Cathy comic strip that he hired to be his press secretary is getting a lot of eyeballs for whatever Hitler comment he's made today.

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Waymo is now accusing Uber of hiding a 'secret' LiDAR device

Now, in its fresh claims, Waymo has said that Uber also has a second, hidden system somewhere that it has also contrived to keep from the court's sights. Those stolen files align closely with the device Uber hid from the court, Waymo said. Moreover, Waymo claims that Uber has misled the court and plaintiff by concealing the device.

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Hungry Caterpillar feasts on plastic bags

While it's fun to imagine unleashing an armada of these plastic-chomping caterpillars in the world's landfills and oceans, the biologists have a slightly more plausible idea in mind with this discovery. The researchers conducted spectroscopic analysis to show the chemical bonds in the plastic were breaking. To confirm it wasn't just the chewing mechanism of the caterpillars degrading the plastic, the team mashed up some of the worms and smeared them on polyethylene bags, with similar results.

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Policeman dead in Champs Élysées shooting

But he says he believes she will be helped by the attack that left a Paris police officer dead, because she's the candidate who is "strongest on borders, and she's the strongest on what's been going on in France". "The fight for the French people's freedom and security will be mine". Anti-terrorism prosecutor Francois Molins said the note apparently fell out of the pocket of Karim Cheurfi, a 39-year-old with a criminal record, after he was shot dead.

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US defense secretary says Syria dispersed warplanes, retains chemical weapons

The latest Canadian sanctions "affect 17 high-ranking individuals in the Assad regime and five entities linked to the use of chemical weapons in Syria ", the Foreign Ministry said . The Israeli military later said it retaliated and "targeted the locations where the launching originated". Some Israeli media reports put the number at between one and three tonnes.

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Cassini's image shows tiny Earth between Saturn's rings

For 20 years of traveling in the solar system, Cassini-Huygens was the first space probes have flown into Saturn's orbit and its Huygens first touched down on Saturn's moon called Titan in January 2005. In fact, the team explained that they would not even immediately know if it even survived its first journey through the ring gap, as a status message sent by Cassini won't even arrive on Earth until approximately a day later.

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The Frontier Developments PLC (FDEV) Rating Reiterated by FinnCap

They now have a GBP 185.00p price target on the stock. Drax Group Plc now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of GBX 361.79 ($4.55). Investors of record on Thursday, April 6th will be issued a dividend of GBX 7.10 ($0.09) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.59%. If you are viewing this piece of content on another site, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States and global copyright & trademark law.

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FA Cup: Why Arsenal defeated us - Guardiola

With City trailing 11 points behind Premier League leaders Chelsea, their last realistic chance of silverware vanished at Wembley, leaving Guardiola to face the uncomfortable reality that he has failed to provide the trophies expected from him when he arrived a year ago.

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Zinedine Zidane says missed chances cost Real Madrid against Barcelona

Ramos will now miss Madrid's midweek trip to Deportivo La Coruna, leaving his side with just one recognised centre back for a match they can ill-afford to slip up in with Barca poised to pounce. "You can put him anywhere and he can hurt teams". Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane: "We can not be happy". A win, loss or draw means that nothing changes.

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Russian crew reaches space station with 'awesomeness'

The two men aboard the spacecraft are Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration's ( NASA) astronaut Jack Fischer. In particular, Yurchikhin hopes to make a fermented Russian dairy product similar to buttermilk called kefir in zero gravity to help sustain crews on future extended space missions, such ones to Mars.

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An Out-of-This-World-Call to Congratulate Peggy Whitson

Launched atop a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas 5 rocket from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Tuesday (April 18), the S.S. John Glenn could have arrived at the space station earlier, but held off its approach (referred to by NASA as "station-keeping") to allow Russia's Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft to dock with crewmembers Jack Fischer of NASA and Fyodor Yurchikhin of the Russian federal space corporation Roscosmos on Thursday.

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North Korea Threatens to Sink San Diego-Based USS Carl Vinson

South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn, the country's acting leader in place of ousted President Park Geun-hye, who has been arrested over corruption allegations, has instructed his military to strengthen its "immediate response posture" in case North Korea does something significant on Tuesday's anniversary.

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Meet the woman who just made American space history

Early Monday morning, Whitson marked her 535th cumulative day in space, becoming the first US astronaut to hold the record. In March, she claimed the record for most spacewalks by a woman. "Well, it's actually a huge honor to break a record like this", Whitson said. In 1996, she was then selected as an astronaut. The president said he'd try to get NASA astronauts to Mars during his first term, "and at worst during my second term, so we'll try to speed it up a little".

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Two new astronauts arrive at International Space Station

The rookie astronaut will be sharing the station with two seasoned veterans, a Russian cosmonaut on his second flight and a first-time French flier. It's all about suction, it's really hard, Mr Fischer told NASA in an interview before the launch from Kazakhstan's Baikonur cosmodrome .

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Check Out This Larry Page-Backed Flying Car in Action

Importantly, the vehicle is created to fly over water only. Almost a year ago, Page was reported to have invested more than $100 million in flying vehicle startups. "The controls are built into a set of handlebars and work similar to buttons and joysticks on a video game controller". NYT says the single-rider vehicle boasts eight rotors and was loud, like the overpowered speedboats you sometimes hear tearing across scenic lakes like this one, but the electric-powered vehicle likely isn't ...

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'Zelda' on Switch Breaks Records for a Nintendo Debut

Update: There is a big increase in the number of Target Stores reported to have the Switch in stock on Monday. The Switch has been the fastest-selling console in Nintendo's history, making it utterly hard to find in the weeks since it launched.


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