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Obama dishes on leadership at 1st event since leaving office

Obama spoke about his sole election defeat, when he lost in his race against Congressman Bobby Rush in the 2000 Democratic primary. During his first post-presidency public appearance in Chicago, Illinois, former President Barack Obama did not once refer by name to President Donald Trump.

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Trump Talks To Space Station Astronauts, Promises Them Mars

He was speaking to the International Space Station from the White House Oval Office to congratulate NASA Commander Peggy Whitson , for breaking the USA record for the number of days in space. In March, Trump signed a bill authorizing more than $19 billion in funding for NASA. Trump also discussed future travels to Mars with the astronauts; a feat he hopes will be accomplished during his time in office.

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Copyless Pasting coming to Chrome 60 in the near future

With that previous update, which also fell under version 58, Google focused primarily on user experience with progressive web apps, media interaction, and enabling a full-screen mode. Google's capabilities when it comes to " context " aren't limited to Google Assistant. He also mentions that this feature may be unfortunately not available on low-end devices, while decent and premium phones may see this feature coming to their device in next few months, probably.

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Trump tax push raises questions about scope of his 'reform'

Obama had used the Antiquities Act more than any other president, his White House said in December, when he designated over 1.6 million acres of land in Utah and Nevada as national monuments, protecting two areas rich in Native American artifacts from mining, oil and gas drilling.

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An initial leak(?) at the back of the more expensive OnePlus 5

Moving further, the report reveals that the OnePlus 5 features aluminum brushed design at rear beside the metal frames. OnePlus 5 could have a5.5-inch dual-curved edge QHD 1440p Active-matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED) display .

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson sets American record for cumulative time spent in space

She's the first ever science officer of NASA as well as the first female to be the commander of the ISS, which she has done twice. At 12:00AM AEST yesterday, President Trump called the ISS to congratulate Whitson on her achievement. "It's really not as bad as it sounds", she told the president, who responded, "Better you than me". The 57-year-old astronaut has recorded 534 days in orbit, beating -NASA's previous record-holder Jeff Williams, but remains far short of the world mark, which ...

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Call of Duty: WWII details leak ahead of livestream

Often viewed as inferior to Call of Duty in commercial terms, World War I era Battlefield 1 was received with great enthusiasm. It was revealed that Call Of Duty: WWII reveal trailer will be released on the 26th of April while the game will arrive on the 3rd of November 2017.

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Trump calls NASA astronaut to congratulate her on space duration record

Later on during his discussion, Trump referenced Mars again, asking, "So which one of you is ready to go to Mars?" Whether or not it's 2024, and whether it's Mars or the moon, Trump has made clear how much he wants to see a dramatic space mission during his administration.

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New crew members arrive at International Space Station

Yurchikhin, making his fifth space flight, and Fischer, who is there for the first time, talked to family and friends at the Baikonur facility who were watching the launch there. 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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Google Maps to find your parked car

Tap on the blue dot and then tap on "Set as parking location" to add your parking spot to the map itself. You'll see "You parked here" written beside the blue dot now and once you leave the spot, a blue dot with the alphabet "P" on it. But, it is today officially adding a nifty (and significant) feature, which was spotted earlier last month, to eliminate all your parking troubles. This label can now be tapped to access additional options through a parking card.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 phones launched in Qatar

More than 1 million preorder sales is the highest-ever figure for a new smartphone here. "The Samsung galaxy s8 and s8 plus is water and dust resistant (IP68 rating)". Galaxy S8+ has a 12MP Primary Dual Pixel Camera, 8MP Front Camera and is fueled by a 3,500 mAh Battery. In any case, somebody from Samsung figured out how to keep the Galaxy S8's battery from bursting into flames.

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Sally Yates to testify at May 8 Senate hearing

Yates will appear on Capitol Hill on May 8, where she will speak at a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee' Crime and Terrorism subcommittee. After Sally Yates was sacked as acting attorney general for (temporarily) halting President Trump's immigration ban, the administration attempted to block her testimony in Congress' Russia investigation.

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Michigan hires Tech's Mel Pearson as new hockey coach

Was it a safe pick, given Pearson's 23-year history as an assistant, helping MI win two NCAA titles and reach 11 Frozen Fours? But ultimately, the draw of leading a major college program was too much to keep Pearson in Houghton. 1 national ranking in 2014. And Manuel had a past relationship with Pearson from his days as an associate AD. Pearson left MI to gain head coaching experience, and he gained valuable experience and was successful too.

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Senate Confirms Deputy Attorney General in Charge of Russia Probe

Rosenstein's confirmation comes after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from any investigations into Russia's involvement in the 2016 election. If he doesn't appoint a special counsel, Durbin said, responsibility will fall squarely on Rosenstein. The deputy attorney general is responsible for day-to-day operations and oversight of the Justice Department's law enforcement agencies such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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Smugglers become a lifeline for the starving in South Sudan

The starvation in South Sudan is a man-made disaster and a ceasefire is urgently needed, former Labour leader David Shearer has told the UN Security Council. U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley urged the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday to impose an arms embargo and additional sanctions on South Sudan to pressure the parties to end the civil war in the world's newest nation - but Russian Federation and China remain opposed.

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Trump congratulates NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson

In addition to Ivanka Trump, his eldest daughter and an adviser in the West Wing, Trump was joined on the call by the astronaut Kate Rubins . Whitson responded, "It's actually a huge honor to break a record like this". Politely, Ms Whitson replied: "Well, I think as your bill directed it will be approximately in the 2030s". Regardless of what Trump wants for his first "or at worst, during my second term", a NASA journey to Mars is likely more than a decade away, so the astronauts who will ...

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We Already Tried a Virtual Wall. It Failed

Trump removed a crucial sticking point when he said on Monday evening that he may wait until Republicans begin drafting the budget blueprint for the fiscal year that starts on October 1 to seek funds for the wall. Trump once again expressed his feelings on the wall on Twitter Tuesday morning, saying: "Don't let the fake media tell you that I have changed my position on the WALL ".

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Cities across the nation took part in March for Science

It was a peaceful demonstration, said Pati Vitt, a plant scientist at the Chicago Botanic Garden in town for work at the University of Florida. "I'm hoping people start to understand that". Signs he made with his seventh graders during a recess and lunch break read , "Science Not Silence" and "Science Provides Inspiration and Innovation".

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Negotiators make progress on bill to keep government open

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said in a statement on Monday night that it is a good thing for the country that Trump is taking the wall budget off the table in these negotiations. When asked when the wall would be built, Trump said, "Soon". They control both chambers of Congress and the White House, so there would be no way to blame Democrats.

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Bill Nye Joins March for Science Amid Threat of Trump Budget Cuts

The march, timed to coincide with Earth Day, comes after moves by Trump to cut funding to the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Institutes of Health . to date. "We think American is already great, she says "We could do more to help the earth though". Katherine Mathieson, chief executive of the British Science Association, said she hoped the marches would be a catalyst for people to think about the role science plays in their lives and a chance for scientists to ...

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North Korea marks anniversary with massive artillery drill

The port call by the USS Michigan came as a USA aircraft carrier strike group steamed toward Korean waters and as top envoys for North Korea policy from South Korea, Japan and the United States met in Tokyo. In response, an official with the US State Department spokesperson's office told CNN that Washington planned to "respond to threats to us or our allies accordingly".

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The Note: Mad dash to day 100

But against the backdrop of stories about how Trump hasnt delivered what his supporters thought he would, its notable how much his backers are sticking by their candidate, relative to his opponent. In 2010, Trump suggested those involved with WikiLeaks should face the death penalty , after the organization WikiLeaks published government documents leaked by Chelsea Manning (then known as Bradley Manning).

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North Korea refrains from provocations but hints at future 'events'

South Korea's Defense Ministry has said the North appears ready to conduct such "strategic provocations" at any time . "Our military is closely monitoring the North Korean military's movement in Wonsan areas and we are firmly maintaining readiness", South Korea's Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

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March for Science on National Mall Combats Trump Administration Science Policy

Happer, a professor at Princeton, had earlier stated that carbon dioxide is not a pollutant. Happer has previously said that carbon dioxide is demonized, and is a benefit to the world. It's based on flawed computer modeling". "That's completely wrong", Nye snapped. "Say what you will, but you have it absolutely wrong..." Nye was clearly exasperated with Happer's claims, and annoyed that CNN had invited him.

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GOP drops US-Mexico wall demands as spending talks advance

He did this to avoid a government shutdown, which will occur on Saturday if Congress fails to pass a $1 trillion spending bill. The White House remains confident that won't happen, now that President Donald Trump appears to be backing down from a key demand.

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Dems Buy Ad Blitz in Georgia Attacking Karen Handel

According to recent polling , a whopping 54 percent of Americans disapprove of the job Ryan has done as Speaker of the House. Spicer noted that the reason why President Donald Trump won was the Republican Party had already made significant headway with the shifting demographics of the country.

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Michael Flynn's Russian Federation payment likely broke disclosure laws, lawmakers say

Flynn's consulting firm accepted $530,000 for work with a firm that is associated with Turkey's government. "I see no evidence or no data to support the notion that General Flynn complied with the law", Chaffetz said. But White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday called the committee's request for documents from the transition period "ridiculous", and he also said that everything under discussion "occurred prior to his [Flynn's] employment at the White House".

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NHL Predictions: Will the Capitals close out the Maple Leafs? 4/23/17

Statisticians shrug off clutch so we'll just have to suppose that Williams's number came up when they were dealing out the primary assist on the goal that ended the series and put Washington into the second round against bêtes noires Pittsburgh.

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Xiaomi's phones aren't coming to the USA or United Kingdom anytime soon

But sadly, the company says that now isn't the right time for that and will instead focus on entering the regions within the next two years. That's a shame, but it's not going to change anytime soon. The company' main aim is to reach the mass market and to bring “innovation for everyone.” This means Xiaomi is now satisfied with its 2nd position in India and 3rd position in Ukraine and does not want to explicitly aim for the “premium, elite thing, ” as Xiang put it.

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German crowd hisses at Ivanka when she defends her dad

I am rather unfamiliar with this role as well, it is quite new to me. Others were hoping for clarification on what, almost 100 days into the Trump administration, Ivanka's advocacy would look like. But she vaguely suggested that she would focus on "empowering women in the workplace" and emphasized that "this is very early for me". Trump was repeatedly criticized during his presidential campaign for his inflammatory language against Muslims, immigrants, women and other groups.

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Samsung reportedly working with Qualcomm on processor for Galaxy S9

Samsung facial recognition technology is not yet ready to make mobile payment and would take another four years to exclusively begin the service, according to a report by The Korea Herald . Samsung sources and industry watchers tell The Korea Herald that it could be more than four years before Samsung has improved the facial recognition technology enough to use it with mobile payments.

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Texas Instruments Q1 Earnings Beat, Q2 Outlook In-Line

Royal Bank of Canada reissued an "outperform" rating and issued a $84.00 price objective on shares of Texas Instruments in a research note on Tuesday. (NYSE:HD)'s earnings per share has been growing at a 21.1 percent rate over the past 5 year when average revenue increase was noted as 6.1 percent.

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WRAPUP 8-N.Korea stages big artillery drill as U.S

Air China Ltd will increase its flights between Beijing and the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, from early May, after it cancelled some flights this month because of what it said was weak demand. The U.S. navy destroyer, the USS Wayne E. Meyer, began maritime exercises with a South Korean destroyer in the Yellow Sea, west of the Korean Peninsula, Tuesday.

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Judge blocks part of Trump's sanctuary cities executive order

U.S. District Judge William Orrick issued the preliminary injunction in two lawsuits - one brought by the city of San Francisco , the other by Santa Clara County - against an executive order targeting communities that protect immigrants from deportation.

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Houston Texans to announce NFL Draft picks from outer space

From Tim Couch to Trent Dilfer, from Derek Anderson to Cody Kessler, and let's not forget that year of fun with Johnny Manziel, QBs have cycled through Cleveland like tourists, with none sticking around for long. Patrick Mahomes (Texas Tech) and DeShone Kizer (Notre Dame) may also go in the first round. Since 2007, only OT Joe Thomas and CB Joe Haden have proven to be good choices.


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