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Female astronaut sets NASA record for most days in space

In cringe-worthy video call to the International Space Station the President asked astronaut Peggy Whitson when she thinks a manned trip to Mars would be possible. In March, she seized the record for most spacewalks by a female. After earning a doctorate in -biochemistry in 1985, Ms Whitson worked as a NASA scientist for seven years before starting as an astronaut in 1997.

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Recent Price Move of Shares: Occidental Petroleum Corporation's (OXY)

Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Enterprise Financial Services Corp now owns 1,553 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock valued at $113,000 after buying an additional 414 shares in the last quarter.

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Microsoft Already Patched Vulnerabilities Leaked by Shadow Brokers

While the previously unknown tools are said to be extremely potent against earlier Windows versions, experts are saying that even Windows 10 is vulnerable as well. What this means is that if you are running a supported version of Windows, as long as you have the latest patches downloaded from Microsoft, your machine/environments are protected.

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Selena Gomez Just Chopped Her Hair Super Short!

What do you guys think of her new haircut - do you love it? We've got to say, Selena is totally rocking this cut and it seems like the flawless hairstyle for summer! In the edgy polaroid snaps, the 24-year-old poses in what looks like a bathrobe while showcasing her freshly cut locks.

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North Korea holds military exercise as US nuclear sub reaches South Korea

Two Japanese destroyers have joined the carrier group for exercises in the western Pacific, and South Korea said on Monday it was also in talks about holding joint naval exercises. Trump on Monday urged UN Security Council ambassadors to consider stronger sanctions against Pyongyang , and United States senators will be briefed on North Korea at the White House today.

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Samsung Galaxy On7 Pro (2017) receives Bluetooth certification

The tech giant has now launched an upgraded version of the device with 64 GB of space in the country, which is also exclusively available on Flipkart and costs a little bit more. Interestingly, the phone was launched at a price of Rs 18,490 and is now selling for Rs 15,000. As for connectivity, the Galaxy On Nxt gets a comprehensive bunch of connectivity options that include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi, and Global Positioning System.

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Ocean on Saturn moon may possess life-sustaining hydrothermal vents

In a related perspective, Jeffrey Seewald of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, who was not involved in the study, described the findings as "an important advance in assessing the habitability of Enceladus". The images add to the evidence that flares of water vapor may be shooting out from the moon's surface, though they do not prove this with certainty.

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Astronaut breaks United States space record, gets call from Trump

Whitson explained that the International Space Station is bridging the gap between humans living on earth, and eventually being able to travel into deep space. "We'll do our best", Whitson replied. NASA's current schedule calls for the first test flight of the heavy-lift rocket it has designated for Mars journeys, the Space Launch System, to lift off in 2018 - but that schedule is virtually certain to slip to 2019 or 2020.

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson Sets New NASA Record dor Most Days in Space

Speaking from the Oval Office, Trump, alongside his daughter, Ivanka, and NASA astronaut Kate Rubins, spoke via video with Whitson and fellow astronaut Jack Fischer. She is also the first woman to have commanded the station twice. According to her NASA biography, Whitson started her career as a research biochemist in 1989 and was selected as an astronaut candidate in 1996.

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Trump on Astronaut Drinking Her Own Urine: 'Better You Than Me'

President Donald Trump was scheduled to call her aboard the space station. He also joked that the call to space was possible because of "great American equipment that works, and that is not easy", and said that he liked speaking to the astronauts more than he enjoyed speaking to politicians on the ground.

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Twitter posts strongest growth in monthly users in a year

Average monthly active users were 328 million in Q1, an increase of 6 percent from a year ago and up from 319 million in Q4, with growth in both the USA and overseas. Wall Street had expected revenues to come in at around $512m. As part of its efforts, the company has updated its product offerings including live video broadcasts from its app and launched new features to attract users.

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Trump wants a review of national monuments

The Governor has been a consistent opponent of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument since before it was created by President Obama a year ago. In New Mexico, Obama's designation of Rio Grande del Norte National Monument and Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument have preserved important lands while boosting the economy, Heinrich said, a story that has been repeated across the country.

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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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