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NASA weighing risk of adding crew to megarocket's 1st flight

The Orion would orbit the moon, undergoing a kind of stress test, and then return to Earth, re-entering the atmosphere at tremendous speed and splashing down in an ocean. "There's not pressure to go do this", Gerstenmaier said. Gerstenmaier said adding a crew would offer some benefits: "We'll get a chance to test systems in a very rigorous way with a crew on board". Read More

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Conservatives at CPAC grapple with the rise of the alt-right

In the eyes of the alt-right, Milo Yiannopoulos is now more toxic than actual klansmen. Spencer was soon escorted out of the conference by security. Bannon did his part, making no mention of the "alt-right" he once allied himself with through Breitbart . "There is a sinister organ trying to worm its way into our ranks and we must not be duped", Schneider told the crowd, as many poured out of the ballroom as if to not pick a side in the growing rift between the oft-blended political ... Read More

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Link Statue overview from First 4 Figures

Link Statue overview from First 4 Figures

Meanwhile, Aonuma teases players about a new topic - unboxing the Limited Edition of "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild " game as posted on their official Facebook page. Your weapon is now damaged, so you roam the battlefield to pick up some undamaged weapons, only to discover that your inventory is full, and you need to pause the game again to drop each of your damaged items individually . Read More

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Witches are planning to cast a spell on Donald Trump on Feb

Witches are planning to cast a spell on Donald Trump on Feb

The goal of the ritual isn't to harm Trump , but to simply prevent the president from causing any further harm. In reaction, a number of Christian groups and individuals have promised to pray for Mr. Arranging the items in a "pleasing circle", those attuned to the mystical forces of the universe are invited to then complete the ritual by speaking the words of the incantation, beseeching the spirits to bind the POTUS from filling "our minds with hate , confusion, fear, or despair". Read More

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Producer Adi Shankar Shares First Poster For Netflix's Castlevania

Producer Adi Shankar Shares First Poster For Netflix's Castlevania

My Dad bought me the first installment of the widely popular video game series when I was just six-years-old (for the Nintendo Entertainment System), and since then, I've played and beaten every entry in the series. Written by Warren Ellis, Castlevania is a Netflix original series with Season 1 invading in 2017 and Season 2 in 2018. The animated series is from Frederator Studios, a Wow! " Castlevania " will be the best video game adaptation to date. Read More

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Mysterious sea creature that washed ashore in Philippines is identified; video

The second unusual thing that's washed up on the shores of the Philippines lately is a massive oarfish - large, bony fish that can grow several metres long, and are very rarely seen on the ocean's surface. Something is making them come off the ocean floor and up to the surface. Huge white hairy beast washes ashore following a recent quake. Benfield, on the other hand, is more skeptical about the connection between earthquakes and oarfish, telling National Geographic that oarfish don't ... Read More

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'Hurting' Uber plays the victim over sexism allegations

Shortly after Fowler detailed the sexist Uber work culture in a heartfelt blog post over the weekend, Kalanick said the experience Fowler detailed was "abhorrent" and trumped everything that Uber believes in and stands for. The number of account-deletion requests following the publication of Fowler's blog post have been low, according to an Uber spokesperson. "I hope that by taking the time to understand what's gone wrong and fixing it we cannot only make Uber better but also contribute ... Read More

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Warmest February Day Ever in Boston

The hottest day recorded for February is 77 degrees, set on Feb. 8, 1900. Early Friday morning, National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook due to the "patchy, dense fog" which "will continue across the area this morning" and develop again Friday night. Read More

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Mourinho unhappy with revised FA Cup scheduling

The two organisations on Wednesday announced that United's FA Cup quarter-final against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge has been moved to Monday, March 13, which falls just three days before the second leg of the club's last-16 tie. That will not force him to send out a reserve side at Chelsea , however. Qualification back into the Champions League is very much within reach too, and Mata has big goals for the future he believes are obtainable. Read More

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Nintendo Switch won't have Virtual Console at launch

Nintendo Switch won't have Virtual Console at launch

The three games are; " Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove ", " Specter of Torment " expansion and " Fast RMX ". If you have funds on your Nintendo accounts already, they'll be transferred to the Switch. If you want to try and get one, you're probably going to have to be one of the first in line. The "Nindies Showcase ", as it's called, will spotlight indie games headed for the company's new console. Read More

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New Ford Fiesta ST plays exhaust notes through Bang & Olufsen sound system

New Ford Fiesta ST plays exhaust notes through Bang & Olufsen sound system

Here though they also adjust the Electronic Sound Enhancement (ESE) feature, a system in place to "amplify the naturally sporty sound of the new 1.5-litre Ecoboost engine ", alongside an active exhaust. Ford says the system can disengage or re-engage that cylinder in 14 milliseconds. More importantly, the Ford Fiesta ST gets torque vectoring control that should help stability in corners and reduce understeer by applying brake force to the inside front wheel when cornering. Read More

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Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid - a 671bhp Panamera Turbo with Electrickery

Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid - a 671bhp Panamera Turbo with Electrickery

Flagship brings new levels of power and luxury. . In terms of performance, Porsche says that the Turbo S E-Hybrid is capable of 0-62mph in 3.4 seconds and a top speed of 193mph. Based on European fuel consumption calculations, which are more optimistic than those in Canada and in the United States, the 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid consumes an average of 2.9 L/100 km. Read More

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Switch Launching Without Virtual Console

Switch Launching Without Virtual Console

This is pure speculation at this point, though it seems odd that there is no confirmation considering that the highly-anticipated console is launching in less than a fortnight. Priced at $299, the Nintendo console will have a handful of original and ported games available at launch. Before then, Nintendo will hold an announcement on Tuesday . Read More

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Virtual Console Not Coming to the Switch

Virtual Console Not Coming to the Switch

According to Nintendo, Switch is primarily a desktop console, but it will be possible to switch to portable mode easily to be used wherever the player wants, thanks to its modular design that allows to fit the controls on a screen. Nintendo has revealed file sizes for some of the Nintendo Switch's digital titles and some of them will definitely require an SD Card. According to the latest Nintendo Switch news and update . Read More

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Bilic discusses injury blow to West Ham star man

Bilic and West Ham fans will certainly hope that Carroll can return as soon as possible to bolster their chance of finishing as high as possible in the Premier League. Sam Byram and Havard Nordtveit are back in contention after recovering from hamstring and ankle issues respectively, but Diafra Sakho and Angelo Ogbonna are long-term absentees. Read More

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Russian cargo craft lifts off for global space station

EST (GMT-5) as the two spacecraft were passing 250 miles above the south Pacific Ocean east of New Zealand. Another cargo craft, Dragon, launched by privately owned Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, is due to rendezvous later in the day with the space station where astronauts will use a robotic arm to grab and load it to a docking port. Read More

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Shovel Knight Announced Among New Nintendo Switch Launch Titles

Shovel Knight Announced Among New Nintendo Switch Launch Titles

Nintendo Switch users will also be able to purchase games and download them directly onto their console via Wi-Fi from Nintendo's United Kingdom website once they've visited the eShop for the first time. Even while you're gone, the Switch console will start automatically downloading the game similar to the PS4's remote download feature. Nintendo Co., Ltd (ADR) has announced that the Nintendo Switch won't have access to Virtual Console titles when the new gaming device comes out on March ... Read More

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Upcoming Services for February 22

Steinke-Lazarczyk Funeral Home, Lake Geneva, is assisting the family. Burial in Restland Cemetery. Sharon Gain died February 9, 2017. Hood, Susan, of Clarkton, 2 p.m., Salem PFB Church Cemetery. Ellison, Wilbert, 85, of Maxton, 2 p.m., Shiloh Baptist Church in Maxton, NC. INGLESIDE - Sebastian Lee Perez died February 18, 2017. Services will be 2 p.m. Read More

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Fire at waste management plant in Tuas doused

StarHub mobile subscribers within the immediate vicinity of the fire incident would have received an advisory message urging members of public to stay away from the area, SCDF added. The various images of the massive blaze at 23 Tuas View Circuit uploaded on social media this morning is scary enough to show you the severe scale of the inferno. Read More

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Nokia 3310 at MWC 2017: No, it will not be a smartphone!

Nokia 3310 at MWC 2017: No, it will not be a smartphone!

Moreover, the brand has also stated that it will be live streaming the event on its Facebook page and YouTube channel. So the company has chose to live-stream the launch event on Sunday. The device will probably run on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset along with an octa-core processor and Adreno 540 GPU. But while the 2000 version arrived with an 84 x 84 monochrome display, the 2017 edition will take advantage of a larger color one. Read More

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