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Trump administration to issue new Syria sanctions

USA officials say the Trump administration will issue new sanctions against Syria as early as Monday as part of its ongoing crackdown on the Syrian government and those who support it. retaliated earlier this month by launching missiles against a Syrian airfield. On April 7, President Donald Trump ordered the USA military to carry out a barrage of missile strikes against a Syrian airfield, where USA officials claimed the chemical attack originated.

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Record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson inspiring young Iowa students

Russian astronaut Gennady Padalka holds the world record for most time spent in space, with 879 days. "That's an incredible record to break and on behalf of our nation, I'd like to congratulate you", he said, describing Monday "as a very special day in the glorious history of American space flight".

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Xi Jinping again calls Trump to urge North Korea restraint

Far more powerful than the aircraft carrier. The Trump administration has been working to rally support behind its efforts to pressure Pyongyang into abandoning its nuclear program and ending missile tests. The U.S. navy strike group including the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson is expected to arrive near the Korean Peninsula later this week, a move seen as countering Pyongyang's possible provocations.

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Court hearing to pursue wrongful death lawsuit against Hernandez delayed

During his 2015 trial, in which he was convicted of the murder, authorities said they were uncertain of the motive. Massachusetts Secretary of Public Safety and Security Daniel Bennett attended the hearing and spoke to reporters afterwards, declining to comment on to whom the notes were addressed or what they contained.

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Blizzard has six new Overwatch maps in development

Kaplan mentioned that three new non-standard maps are in development as well, although he didn't comment on whether or not we'll see them sometime in 2017. Hopefully this will satisfy some of what you're looking for . These maps will be standard ones, meaning that they will be part of the Quick Play and Competitive mode map rotations once they are released.

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Trump calls US astronaut who broke record for time in space

Early Monday morning, Whitson officially set the U.S. record for most cumulative days in space, surpassing astronaut Jeff Williams' record of 534 days, according to NASA. Whitson said the International Space Station is providing a "key bridge from us doing- living on Earth to going somewhere into deep space". "Well, we want to try and do it during my first term or, at worst, during my second term, so we'll have to speed that up a little bit, OK?" Trump asked Whitson's crewmate Jack Fischer ...

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Hollande 'will vote Macron', calls Le Pen 'risk' for France

Macron first sought a debate with Le Pen in February "which she refused". The party has years of xenophobic, anti-immigration, anti-Semitic and other racist behavior and rhetoric to overcome, in spite of Ms. The accuracy of pollsters ahead of Sunday's vote bolstered confidence in their projection Macron would soundly win on May 7. Le Pen seized on the flurry of endorsements for Macron from the ruling Socialists and main opposition Republicans - both of which crashed out in the first round - ...

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On Earth Day, thousands speak up for science

The Omaha march is part of similar events around the world meant to promote the understanding of science and defend science from attacks such as proposed US government budget cuts. "Every medical breakthrough, their food, clothing, our cellphones, our computers, all that is science-based", said Pati Vitt, a plant scientist at the Chicago Botanic Garden.

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N.Korea quiet amid expectation of tests

Also agreed in the trilateral meeting were trilateral efforts to secure China's "constructive role" in getting North Korea to give up its nuclear and missile programs, Kim also said. Yesterday, US President Donald Trump called for tougher new United Nations sanctions on Pyongyang, saying the North was a global threat and "a problem that we have to finally solve".

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ISS astronauts welcome two new crew members at International Space Station!

The Soyuz MS-04 orbited Earth four times before it docked at the space station, according to a statement issued by NASA . Nasa's Jack Fischer and Russia's Fyodor Yurchikhin lifted off from the Russia-leased launch facility in Kazakhstan at 1.13pm local time on Thursday, reaching orbit about nine minutes later, a moment illustrated when a small white stuffed dog hanging from a string in the capsule began to float.

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Google translates local reviews

To clear up any translation quality issues, Google also provides the review in its original language for anyone who wants to clarify a word or two. He added that 300 million Indians access internet on smartphones. Additionally, the company's mobile keyboard app Gboard now supports almost two dozen Indian languages, it said. The feature may be relatively minor in the grand scheme of things, but could turn users away from other travel apps offering local reviews in favor of Google Search.

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson sets record for most cumulative days in space

Whitson has now spent 534 days and counting in orbit. Peggy Whitson: breaks record at Space Station. The president asked about the experiments being conducted on the station, which Fischer called "by far the best example of global cooperation, and what we can do when we work together, in the history of humanity".

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The Galaxy S8 Active is heading to AT&T

Over just two days last week, Samsung received 550,000 pre-orders for its new Galaxy S8 smartphone, which is set to hit the USA market on April 21. In fact, the latest reports coming from South Korea claim that the tech giant has received pre-orders of more than 700,000 for the two handsets, with the larger S8+ seeing more demand than its counterpart.

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45000 expected at March for Science In Grant Park

The marchers say they will keep marching until science is prioritized, funded, and embraced by both political parties. Organizers called it the largest global event in the name of science in all of human history. "We can't make reality what we want it to be", seismologist Lucy Jones said. Saturday's marches are partly an acknowledgement that professionals in scientific fields need to do a better job of communicating the difference between scientific conclusions and opinion.

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Donald Trump proposes cutting corporate tax rate by almost 60%

Mnuchin also said the Trump administration would lay out plans to cut middle income tax rates, simplify the tax code and make U.S. companies more competitive with foreign ones. The 15 percent rate is lower than what House Republicans proposed in the tax cut blueprint being pitched by House Speaker Paul Ryan, and it could be hard to move through Congress.

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson Sets New NASA Record For Most Days In Space

Astronaut Peggy Whitson has another record under her space belt. Last month she set the record for most spacewalks by a female. The 57-year-old Whitson is the most experienced US woman astronaut . "I think the biggest hurdle probably for the human body is going to be the radiation. and probably the easiest solution is to get there faster so that you take less risk along the way." she said.

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Polls show Trump's approval at new low as 100-day mark looms

According to a new ABC News/Washington Post poll released Sunday , just 42 percent of Americans approve of Trump's performance as president, while 53 percent disapprove. The whirlwind pace comes as Trump approach his 100th day in office. Americans are split on whether Trump is keeping his campaign promises, 44 to 41 percent.

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'Animal' Alexis Sanchez Will Stay At Arsenal -Arsene Wenger

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has urged the players to finish the job and win this season's FA Cup for manager Arsene Wenger. Arsenal had weathered a storm in the first half and were growing into the game when City pounced on an error from Aaron Ramsey from a Gunners' corner, Sergio Aguero bursting past Nacho Monreal to clip the opener over Cech.

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Obama makes first post-presidential public appearance in Chicago

Former President Obama on Monday offered a preview of what his "next job" might be during his first public remarks since leaving office, with no mention of his White House successor. "It is wonderful to be home, it is wonderful to be at the University of Chicago, it is wonderful to be on the South Side of Chicago and it is wonderful to be with these young people here".

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Russian heptathlete stripped of Beijing 2008 bronze

Chernova, who had been already deprived of her 2011 world title as well as London 2012 bronze medal for being caught doping, faced another accusation of taking the forbidden substance dubbed dehydrochloromethyltestosterone at the Beijing Games.

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Trump Wants To Get Humans To Mars ASAP

That's an incredible record to break". "Better you than me". "That is really something". By the time she returns to Earth in September, she'll have logged 666 days in orbit over three flights. And, from 2009-2012, she was the first female chief of NASA's astronaut office. She made the news Monday because she set a record for the greatest number of days spent in space by an American astronaut.

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Flipkart Apple Days sale selling iPhone 7 at Rs 20000 discount

Flipkart has announced its "Apple Days" offer and is offering a flat Rs 20,000 discount on its iPhone 7 smartphone. Interestingly, Flipkart is the official online reseller of the Apple iPhone 7 and it is surprisingly offering such large discounts.

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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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