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Trump talks about Mars mission on call with record-breaking astronaut

Trump talks about Mars mission on call with record-breaking astronaut

To mark the honor, she received a congratulatory call from President Donald Trump. Donald Trump's set NASA a challenge - to get to Mars in his first term as president. "We'll have to speed that up a little, OK?" "What an awesome thing you've done", said Trump, speaking from the Oval Office on his first call with an astronaut serving aboard the $100 billion orbital outpost. Read More

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Astronaut breaks record for most time in space by American

Astronaut breaks record for most time in space by American

Whitson, 57, broke the record for the most cumulative time in space by an American astronaut early Monday. White House spokesman Sean Spicer announced the call with Peggy Whitson - and fellow astronaut Jack Fischer - on Wednesday. The call was partly meant to discuss the "importance of encouraging women to pursue careers" in STEM - science, education, technology and math - fields. Read More

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Peggy Whitson to get call from president

Peggy Whitson to get call from president

NASA officials stated that Peggy Whitson would set a new record on Monday, April 24 , for most cumulative days spent in cosmos. This time, the businesswoman will join his father in honoring a remarkable female astronaut. With the Cygnus in grasp, flight controllers at NASA's Mission Control Center in Houston will take over from Pesquet and Whitson and to guide the spacecraft to a berthing on the Earth-facing port of the space station's Unity module, where it will remain attached for the ... Read More

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

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

The story is still up on the US Embassy in London's website, but officials say the post is expected to be removed. "Trump is belatedly fulfilling the dream of Mar-a-Lago's original owner and designer", states the article on the State Department website , going on to describe the resort in great detail: "When socialite and cereal heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post built Mar-a-Lago - Spanish for "Sea to Lake" - in 1927, she spared no expense". Read More

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Pence says US will honor refugee deal

Pence says US will honor refugee deal

Mike Pence meets CEO of Westfield, Steven Lowy. Way back in February of 2017, which feels like it was 30 years ago at this point, Donald Trump screwed up the simple act of calling Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Pence and Turnbull reiterated several times on Saturday the importance of the alliance and friendship between the two countries. Australia has fought alongside the U.S.in every major conflict since World War I. Read More

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Trump to call commander of International Space Station

Trump to call commander of International Space Station

Expedition 51 will continue work on hundreds of experiments in biology, biotechnology, physical science and Earth science aboard the International Space Station, humanity's only microgravity laboratory. NASA astronaut Jack Fischer and Fyodor Yurchikin of Roscosmos are now safely in orbit. "Mom, it's like me being in Texas, depending on where we are going around the Earth, I'll be just as close", he said, Reuters reported . Read More

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New WhatsApp Update for iOS

New WhatsApp Update for iOS

First, it brings the ability to Siri to be able to read all the latest WhatsApp messages that you have received. Other than this, there other visual improvements in different departments as well and is available to download from the App Store . Read More

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Nene's 28 lead Rockets past Thunder for 3-1 series lead

It was Durant and Westbrook. It fell short, though, and with that, the Houston Rockets will head into the weekend leading this Western Conference series 2-1 after their 115-113 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. We're in this together. At attempt at a follow-up was waved off, literally, as Westbrook flapped his hands dismissively. However, the OKC Thunder are a different team at home, as the role players actually show up and that nasty crowd is argubaly the best in the entire National ... Read More

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Samsung Bixby May Take Time To Reach The US

Samsung Bixby May Take Time To Reach The US

Samsung said that the voice control update would arrive later this spring. When the Galaxy S8 was announced, Samsung had warned Bixby wouldn't support all languages immediately, but no reason why was provided. touch commands). Given the fierce competition with Siri , Cortana, Google Assistant, and Alexa, Bixby represented Samsung's second chance at the voice assistant market. Read More

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Cassini finds evidence for hydrothermal vent activity on Enceladus

According to NASA, this reaction is known as " methanogenesis " because it produces methane as a byproduct and could have been critical to the origin of life on Earth. A plume of water had already been observed in the same spot, which is how scientists knew to be watching for it. The hydrogen found in the icy plumes erupting from the moon's surface have nearly all the necessary ingredients to support life on Earth, said Linda Spilker, one of the scientists working with the unmanned Cassini ... Read More

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Sanchez fires Arsenal to 20th FA Cup final

Sanchez fires Arsenal to 20th FA Cup final

That lead last just 10 minutes, though, as Nacho Monreal arrived with speed at the far post to smash in Arsenal's equaliser. Arsene Wenger is under intense pressure with his Arsenal contract due to expire in June, but he now has the chance to win his seventh FA Cup, which would give him the outright record, following up on his side's 2014 and 2015 triumphs. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy S8: First Security Flaw Identified!

Samsung Galaxy S8: First Security Flaw Identified!

When Samsung announced that the Galaxy S8 had facial recognition, my first thought was "I hope it's not easy to hack". As far as other features go, they're pretty similar. Shares of Apple Inc. After a lot of criticism faced by Galaxy Note 7, Samsung has made a decision to permanently fix the battery issues that were present in earlier phones. Read More

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How Mitchell Trubisky could influence Jets' NFL draft

How Mitchell Trubisky could influence Jets' NFL draft

The rebuild of the Jets future will need to be solidified for an offense to be successful. The ultimate hope when you make a late pick in the NFL Draft is to find that diamond in the rough. What we're getting out of college football is more of scatback that can catch the ball well, 200-210 or 212 pounds, they catch the ball well in the pass game, they understand the pass game and they're all space players, " Mayock said. Read More

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Backed Think Tank Crafted Plan To Swing Election To Trump

Backed Think Tank Crafted Plan To Swing Election To Trump

The four former and three current United States officials who spoke to Reuters on condition of anonymity refused to comment how the U.S. acquired the documents, shortly after the usa elections. The propaganda had the main goal to encourage Americans that a president who has a better opinion about Russian Federation is the best choice, in comparison to the Obama administration. Read More

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North Korea prepared to strike U.S. aircraft carrier

North Korea prepared to strike U.S. aircraft carrier

The embassy looks after consular affairs for the United States in North Korea because the two countries do not have diplomatic relations. "While all options are on the table , let me assure you the United States will continue to work closely with Australia, our other allies in the region and China" to bring pressure on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Pence said. Read More

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What is Earth Day, and what is it meant to accomplish?

What is Earth Day, and what is it meant to accomplish?

The International Day provides an opportunity to raise public awareness around the world to the challenges regarding the well-being of the planet and all the life it supports, says the UN. It foreshadowed formation of the U.S. EPA and legislation such as the Endangered Species Act and Marine Mammal Protection Act that still play significant roles in protecting wildlife and their habitats. Read More

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Thousands brave rain at Washington science march

Thousands brave rain at Washington science march

The marches were meant to be a celebration of science, the role it plays in everyone's lives and the need to respect and encourage research, regardless of politics. In Paris, a banner in French read: "We are the resistance against the orange menace in Washington! ". Her sign read 'Make earth great again, ' a parody of Trump's famous campaign slogan. Read More

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Bellandur sewage may be diverted to Varthur Lake

Bellandur sewage may be diverted to Varthur Lake

Any attempt to interpret the NGT orders in future, if not brought to the Tribunal's notice, would be subjected to contempt proceedings before the Tribunal, and usage of "impertinent language" is not acceptable, warned the Tribunal, adding that the opinions expressed in the BBMP Circular and UDD letter are in complete contrast to the Tribunal's judgment. Read More

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Samsung India Reveals Galaxy S8 & Galaxy S8 Plus Prices

Wondering about the new Galaxy S8's battery? The first note says that market response to the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 + has been better than expected. With the S8, there are three ways to log in to your device other than the usual swipe, password, pin code and pattern options . The phones are IP68 water and dust resistant, MicroSD support up to 256GB, always-on display and have fast and wireless charging capabilities. Read More

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Supply ship named for John Glenn arrives at space station

Supply ship named for John Glenn arrives at space station

Whitson and Pesquet have been living on the space station since November, along with a Russian. Nasa's commercial shipper, Orbital ATK , named the spacecraft the SS John Glenn in honour of the first American to orbit earth. The vehicle is also known alternatively as the Cygnus OA-7 or CRS-7 mission. Glenn was one of the original Mercury Seven astronauts selected by NASA. Read More

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President Trump's approval rating back up to 42%

President Trump's approval rating back up to 42%

Overall, more respondents - 24 percent - gave him an F than an A - 16 percent. Trump has yet to release a tax plan - and his bid to repeal and replace Obama's signature health-care law was blocked in the House. Trump's paltry average rating is also the lowest of any president since Gallup began conducting the survey 74 years ago. And yet, such an interpretation would be against everything that Trump has said thus far. Read More

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World Earth Day observed in Manipur

It sparked the political change needed to create the Environmental Protection Agency, commonly known as the EPA, and the passage of landmark legislation including the Clean Air, Clean Water, and the Endangered Species Act. It has tried to aware us of the fact that people should be more environmental friendly and preserve the planet to make it a better place to live in. Read More

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Nintendo Switch Exceeds Forecast with 2.4 Million Sales in the First Month

In the same announcement, Nintendo announced they sold 1.3 million copies of Zelda . Switch's numbers, nevertheless, are great considering its a handheld console. It should be noted that this level of attach rate has never been achieved by another console. In addition to this lovely sales number, is the number of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild units sold, at 925,000. Read More

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