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NASA finally admits it has no money to land on Mars

During an American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics meeting on Wednesday, Gerstenmaier announced that the USA space agency's current budget can not afford the costs needed to send humans to planet Mars. Manned Mars Mission Mandate Mangled? All these companies are now trying to develop a reusable rocket booster to limit the cost of space travel.

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Honda Accord First Look: Lower, Wider, Shorter

The CVT has an 11% lower ratio than the current Accord CVT for "more powerful launch performance", while the 10AT has an overall 68% wider ratio range and 43% lower first gear than the 6AT in current 3.5L Accords. Additionally, passenger volume swells to just shy of 106 cubic feet. The specs are just as much of a throwback as the body style. The '17 Accord Hybrid, which returned to Honda's lineup after a yearlong hiatus, makes 48 mpg (4.9 L/100 km) combined, short of the 50-mpg (4.7 L/100 ...

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Connecticut's Sen. Blumenthal wants to question Trump Jr. at committee

At the root of the case is Sergei Magnitsky , the Russian lawyer who uncovered massive fraud and government corruption that led to his death in custody in 2012, prompting Congress to enact human-rights sanctions on Russia that Veselnitskaya has lobbied against.

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China Tungsten Powder Market 2017 : GTP, Eurotungstene, TaeguTec, GEM and Wolfram

On the basis of application , the global Pre-Pregnancy Genetic Testing market is segmented into Hospitals, Clinics, Diagnostic Centers, Other. The global Pre-Pregnancy Genetic Testing market report caters to various stakeholders in this industry, including investors, device manufacturers, distributors and suppliers for Pre-Pregnancy Genetic Testing equipment, government organizations, research and consulting firms, new entrants, and financial analysts.

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Man Utd named third most valuable sports team

The Chiefs were around $1.1 billion in 2015, so the team has increased nearly $1 billion in value over two years. Interestingly, no National Hockey League, F1 or NASCAR entities made it on the list, but the Blackhaws and White Sox are still #1 in our hearts.

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The firm that sold $14000 smartphones has reportedly collapsed

From the ostrich leather back covers of their smartphone cases to buttons carved from precious gems to a 24/7 concierge service ready to answer questions, make reservations, and even plan a trip, Vertu phones offered a unique mobile experience at an exorbitant cost, typically in the tens of thousands of dollars.

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Trump says 'something could happen' with Paris climate accord

The US president was greeted by French counterpart Emmanuel Macron as he began a 36-hour visit to Paris . "On climate we know what our differences are", Mr Macron said in Paris on Thursday, adding that it was important to move forward.

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Xiaomi Redmi 5 leak reveals Specs, Design and Pricing

Xiaomi , that had its cheapest smartphone Redmi 4A up for grabs in a flash sale on Amazon at noon today, has seen a record high response with even the waitlist limit for the deal being exhausted in 24 minutes of the sale going live. Under its hood, Redmi 4A has a 3,120 mAh battery and boasts a 13-MP back camera with phase detection, autofocus and LED flash and a 5-MP front-facing selfie camera.

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Samsung might have just accidentally revealed the Galaxy Note 8

If we compare it with the Galaxy S8 than it has even lesser bezels than Note 8. Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 may still be pending announcement but that hasn't ever really stopped leaks before and it certainly isn't this time either, if some new photos cropping up on the web are anything to go by.

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Trump Thinks Putin Would've Preferred a President Hillary

In a clear attempt to divert attention from revelations over USA intelligence saying the Russian leader directed a covert effort to help defeat her, Trump told Robertson: 'We are the most powerful country in the world and we are getting more and more powerful because I'm a big military person.

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Timelapse footage of Natural History Museum's new star attraction

The Duchess and Attenborough joined forces for the day to introduce the new blue whale skeleton, which measures 25.2m long and 4.5 tonnes and replaces the famed Dippy the dinosaur. But its impressive Hintze Hall is now dominated by the new arrival called Hope. Fans of Dippy need not despair as the replica will in any case be preserved for posterity in a bronze cast to be placed outside the museum.

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Try Out Ten Hours of Mass Effect: Andromeda With Origin Access

And now, a 10-hour #Free trial is available on all platforms so that those who are apprehensive about buying the game can get a taste of the action. Of course, you have to select the free trial option, because the page is the same as the purchase for the full demo. In order to celebrate this announcement, EA released a new trailer dedicated to this free trial that can be viewed below.

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Nokia 2, Nokia 7 and Nokia 8 leak reveals processor details

Nokia 5, the other mid-range smartphone from HMD Global, which is now manufacturing and distributing Nokia-branded smartphones, will be available in India from August 15, as we had reported earlier. It houses a 3,000mAh battery and runs Android Nougat 7.0 out-of-the-box. Nokia 6 users also get the Vodafone 45 GB data offer, where each recharge of 1 GB or more data gives users 9 GB extra data for a period of 5 months.

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Shares, bonds rally as markets count on cautious Fed

However, on reflection, the market has considered there will be at least one more hike in the Fed Interest rate in 2017 and 3 in 2018, and for the time being has sold the Dollars. Data on initial jobless claims for the latest week and the Producer Price Index for June will be released at 8:30 a.m. ET. Target rose 3.8 percent after the retailer said it expects a "modest" increase in second-quarter comparable sales, the first rise in five quarters.

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Stifel Nicolaus Reaffirms Hold Rating for Fitbit, Inc. (FIT)

Benchmark Co. started coverage on Fitbit in a report on Tuesday, April 25th. Taking a broader look brokerage firms' analysts on the street with an expectant view have Fitbit Inc (NYSE:FIT) high price target of $10 and with a conservative view have low price target of $5.

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Robert Kraft is bringing an esports team to Boston

Games for the league's first season, slated to start later this year, will be played in a Los Angeles arena. The company sold franchises for seven teams in its Overwatch League, which it says is the first major esports league with city-based teams - and reportedly for about $20M each.

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OLD Mutual Customised Solutions Proprietary Ltd. Increases Stake in Fastenal Company

Krilogy Financial LLC's holdings in Fastenal Company were worth $163,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of FAST. The firm is a distributor between businesses and it saw sales rise 10.6% in the three months, compared to the same period a year ago. Equities research analysts forecast that Fastenal Company will post $1.88 earnings per share for the current year.

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NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captures sunspot rotating towards Earth

The "spots" are grouped gasses that appear darker than the Sun. The sun's 11-year magnetic cycle is winding down, so there shouldn't be many sunspots on the star's surface. But don't let the name mislead you: Sunspots are actually larger than Earth. The massive sunspot , known as AR2665, could release an M-class solar flare - the second strongest after X-class.

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New Nintendo 3DS production ends in Japan

There's also no word on when or how this will affect units outside Japan. Conclusions regarding the New Nintendo 3DS ending production are varied. Japan's gaming market is much smaller and less demographically diverse, meaning Nintendo can pick up on sales trends and react quickly. As of right now, then, the 3DS models available on the market appear to be the 2DS, New 2DS XL , and New 3DS XL- which is far less contrived and complicated than how things used to be.

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Scientists say massive iceberg has broken off in Antarctica

It represents more than 10 per cent of the entire Larsen C ice shelf , said Christopher Shuman, a NASA research scientist and professor of glaciology at the University of Maryland. Suture zones are complex and more heterogeneous than the rest of the ice shelf, containing ice with different properties and mechanical strengths, and therefore play an important role in controlling the rate at which rifts grow.

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Liverpool make bid for off limits Naby Keita

The Merseysiders have no intention of giving up the chase though with Klopp "desperate" to land the Guinea global and could return with an improved bid. The Guinea worldwide is thought to be open to joining Liverpool this summer although he is still unwilling to force through a switch with a transfer request.

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FOV slider and dedicated first-person servers on the way to PUBG

Servers hosting this mode will appropriately be referred to as "hardcore servers" in-game. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds will add first-person only servers in the next update, a bid to make the already challenging game even harder. Currently, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds can be played in third-person, with the action switching to first-person for more precise control. Instead, they'll have to gauge the sound of your footsteps or guess your next plan of action.

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Nintendo ends production of New Nintendo 3DS in Japan

Not to mention the company just released the New Nintendo 2DS XL console too. New XL consoles will continue to be manufactured alongside the New 2DS XL . If Nintendo refused to phase out any of their alternative versions of the Nintendo 3DS, the handheld line would have been stuck trying to push a whopping six different models of its popular handheld at one time.

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Moon Express unveils robotic probe plans, aims lunar sample return by 2020

Richards presented the spacecraft design in Washington on Wednesday. The MX-2 combines two MX-1s into a single package, boosting the MX-1's payload capacity in Earth-moon space and potentially enabling missions to Venus or the moons of Mars .

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6 reasons to be excited about Gran Turismo Sport

Gran Turismo Sport , the seventh installment in Sony and Polyphony Digital's flagship racing series, finally has an official release date. This date announcement comes off the end of the Closed Beta phase of production, with the next few months expected for polishing up the game.

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UK Fund Trade Body Says Listing Rule Changes Could Hurt Investor Protection

The plan has provoked criticism from some institutional investors who fear that accommodating Aramco will water down standards in London. The FCA , the umbrella organisation overseeing the UK Listing Authority, which is the direct regulator of LSE, first floated the idea of a new type of listing in February and its officials have been sifting through responses from various interested parties over the past few months.

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New GIANT Images Of Jupiter's Red Spot Are Amazing

The spot, which measures over 16,000 kilometres (10,000 miles) in width has been present on the surface of the planet for more than 350 years, but has been reducing in size over the past several years. From huge polar cyclones to large auroras and atmospheric turbulences, the gas giant hasn't disappointed on that front. The spacecraft passed about 9,000 kilometers above the clouds of this iconic feature.

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Hyundai Reveals First Ever Hot Hatch: Meet The 271bhp i30 N

With the covers off we can see predictably more aggressive styling, complete with 18-inch - optional 19s can be specced - N-badged alloy wheels (clad in Pirelli P-Zero rubber), red brake callipers and inserts, front splitter and side air inlets, plus a boisterous-looking rear wing.

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Prime Day Prompts 200000 Dress Sales, Sets Amazon Records

Some of its best deals for its Echo devices included its flagship Echo speaker , which was 50% off and priced at $89.99, and its smaller Echo Dot, which was $15 off and priced at just $34.99. Amazon used steep discounts to turn its Echo speaker line into a best-seller. Even if Amazon dissipates money on these shocking speaker sales, the company still gets a grip for its Alexa platform to become more connected to shoppers.

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July Update for Xbox One Adds Custom Gamerpics, More

Additionally, the Xbox app on Android and iOS is being updated as well. With co-streaming now on the console, you can invite others to co-stream and join a co-stream - entirely from your Xbox One. Xbox Game Pass subscribers can also now browse the titles in their subscription through the Xbox app. The update was mostly focused on fan feedback and it looks like Microsoft delivered with this one.

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Google acquires Begaluru AI start-up Halli Labs

Halli became the latest addition in a long list of AI companies which have been taken over by muti-national technology goliaths such as Microsoft , Amazon, Facebook , Apple , Uber etc. Google has been aggressively expanding its AI capabilities, especially through acquisitions. Some of the acquisitions by Google in AI include firms such deep learning and neural network startup DNNresearch from the computer science department at the University of Toronto in 2013; British company DeepMind ...

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Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom has been delayed into 2018

The CEO and president of Level 5, Akihiro Hino, relayed the news in a rather sombre video. Furthermore, the tweet was accompanied by a video message from Ni no Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom's writer Akihiro Hino. Were you looking forward to playing Ni no Kuni II later this year? During an interview at E3 a misinterpretation resulted in the suggestion that the game would include multiplayer components, but this isn't the case.

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Nintendo announces end of New 3DS console production

Announced on the official Nintendo Japan website , the product page of the original New Nintendo 3DS claims that the system has ended all production with the company removing it from their manufacturing line. Despite numerous promises from Nintendo that the Switch would not be the successor to the 3DS family, the speculation about their relationship is still earning a side eye from some tired consumers.

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Google Home new streaming Feature

While Google Home is a perfectly fine device and a good alternative to the Amazon Echo, especially if you prefer Google's services, there are some limitations when it comes to music playback, where for now users have been limited to playing songs in the on-demand section of Play Music (assuming that's your preferred choice of service).

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AMD unveils Ryzen Threadripper specs and pricing

First up, the Threadripper 1950X (16-core) will have a base clock of 3.4GHz and can boost up to 4GHz. Both chips are unlocked and created to utilise the new TR4 socket, and AMD has confirmed quad-channel DDR4 support as well as the presence of 64 PCIe lanes.


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