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SpaceX Launches EchoStar 23 Satellite, Says Goodbye to Falcon 9

The main goal of this satellite is to provide broadcast services to the country of Brazil as EchoStar is a global provider of video delivery and satellite solutions. While SpaceX is known for innovation in the field of aerospace with countless la...

Diamond weighing over 700 carats found in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone's government has attempted to crack down on cross-border diamond trafficking to persuade foreign investors that " blood diamonds " that fuelled its civil war are a thing of the past. Once the diamond is officially evaluated under the Ki...

Bishop OKs Catholics to eat meat on St. Patrick's Day

Pates said Thursday he offered the dispensation after a number of parishioners inquired as to whether they would be able to indulge in meaty stews and other fleshy fare on St. But during this time of Lent, many Catholics abstain from meat on Fridays ...

Men's Basketball: Northwestern receives first-ever NCAA Tournament bid

It is Villanova's second Big East Tournament title in the four years since the new configuration of the Big East . This year's team enters the NCAAs on a roll. You can move forward and free your mind and realize that last year was last ...

Gboard can now translate as you type

But for those of you not inclined towards emoji and GIF based conversations, there are other improvements to G Board with this latest update. Your output will automatically be sent in the new language right into your chat app, or anywhere else you ...

Wikileaks says it has revealed CIA's 'entire hacking capacity'

WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange called the disclosures "exceptional from a political, legal and forensic perspective". WikiLeaks said that a trove of Central Intelligence Agency documents, hacking tools and code representing "the majority of it...

NASA Proposes Giant Magnetic Shield to Protect Humans on Mars

But it might not have been always so. The thicker, warmer atmosphere could release the frozen carbon dioxide in the Martian ice caps, leading to even more temperature increases from the greenhouse effect. Scientists have mulled on the idea of injec...

Facebook has quietly rolled out its long-awaited solution to fake news

The tag was originally announced in December, but its gaining traction in the United States as Facebook continues to roll it out. Facebook added a section on "disputed" news to its help tools. First spotted by Gizmodo , the Disputed label is now b...

Bioware Cancels Mass Effect Andromeda Multiplayer Beta; Producer Apologizes For Decision

With elements from survival games like temperature that actually affects your health, the trailer shows how the player must be prepared and to play it safe out in the deserts of the Krogan planet. Exploring, completing objectives, and undertaking...

Michigan Basketball Loses a Heart breaker at Northwestern

Obviously Northwestern's highest ranking of 25 doesn't touch Iowa's No. 10, and the Wildcats don't have the top-10 wins the Hawkeyes had, but Northwestern's current RPI of 50 is actually better than Iowa's final RPI of 60. Now I think it really spr...

Behold! 3.77 Billion-Year-Old Rusty Bacteria Poop

Newly discovered fossils in Quebec suggest microbes were hanging out in hydrothermal vents at least 3.8 billion years ago. "This speedy appearance of life on Earth fits with other evidence of recently discovered 3.7bn-year-old sedimentary mound...

US Senate Confirms Trump Pick Ryan Zinke as Interior Secretary

Zinke, who will lead a department that oversees 400 million acres of federal land, has anxious environmental advocates by appearing soft toward oil and gas companies. According to U.S. Sen. Ryan Zinke testifies before the Senate Energy and Natura...

Barack Obama and daughter Malia attend Broadway show together

Danny DeVito is part of the cast and as well is Marvel's Mark Ruffalo . "Well, I actually didn't know he was sitting in the row", a fellow theatergoer told the The Times , noting that she was initially irked that the tardy individuals were slipp...

EPL: Victor Moses cruises to victory with Chelsea

Chelsea's victory made it mathematically impossible for Leicester to catch them as they are 42 points behind the leaders going into their home clash with Liverpool on Monday - their first fixture since the sacking of manager Claudio Ranieri.

MWC 2017 : Blackberry KeyOne Launched Specifications with Physical QWERTY Pad

Other features include those carried over from the Passport and the Priv such as single key shortcuts from the homescreen (e.g. tap W to get the weather app open) but it adds a new draw in the fingerprint sensor built into the space bar. We certain...

Technical Charts and Signs for The Dow Chemical Company (DOW)

Ngam Advisors L.P. now owns 161,697 shares of the company's stock worth $8,038,000 after buying an additional 44,022 shares during the last quarter. The company's shares were given away at $52.35 per share worth to an income of some $1,047,000 on acc...

NASA Discovers Solar System Containing 7 Earth-Like Planets

Three of the seven discovered seem the most likely to be habitable . Astronomers at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration ( Nasa ) have detected no fewer than seven roughly Earth-sized worlds orbiting a dwarf star in the system...

NY animal park awaits arrival of baby giraffe

So OF COURSE a live stream was set up. "It was their way to have the feed eliminated", Patch said in an email. Zoo owner, Jordan Patch, took to Facebook and addressed the incident as an example 'of why we can not have nice things'. Animal Adven...

New iPhone Production Volume Expected to Hit 100 Million

Apple sold 78.9 million iPhones in its fiscal first quarter, which covered the final calendar quarter of 2016. iPhone revenue was $54.3 billion of Apple's $78.4 billion in revenue for the period. That means the basic model is double the 32GB offered ...

Snapchat's "Spectacles" Are Now Available For Purchase

Previously, the video capturing wearables were only sold through vending machines, available for about a day at a time in iconic locations throughout the us, as more of a marketing stunt than an effort to sell many of them. It also mentioned that i...

Falcon 9 makes ideal landing after SpaceX launch

Earlier in the week, SpaceX founder Elon Musk expressed his delight at the historic launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center used for today's launch. It will be the Hawthorne space company's first launch from Launch Complex 39A, the pad where the Ap...

Jose Mourinho: We don't want to play in Europa League…

Mourinho, however, slammed his team for their lack of concentration leading up to kick-off and during the first 45 minutes. " I had the feeling immediately in the dressing room - too noisy, too amusing, too relaxed ", he said . Is Zlatan's assoc...

Shaheen, Hassan vote for McMahon for SBA

McMahon was the chief executive officer at WWE before stepping down in 2009 to run as a Republican for a U.S. Senate seat in CT. In making the nomination, the president said McMahon shared "his vision of decreasing burdensome regulations that are h...

Smart Embraces ED, Will Drop Gasoline-Powered Fortwo

Dietmar Exler, head of Mercedes-Benz USA, stated in a letter to dealerships evaluated by Reuters that the sale of Smart vehicles with gasoline engines would quit when the 2017 model year ends this fall. While the gas-powered version might be leav...

Verizon announces new unlimited data plans

The company started offering the unlimited talk, text and data service Monday on smartphones and tablets at a price of $80 a month. The plan says it offers you unlimited data for $80 per month. As indicated by CNET report , in 2010 both Veriz...

Tiffany Posts Disappointing Results, CEO Steps Down

He said the company remains focused on "enhancing the customer experience, increasing the rate of new product introductions and innovation, maximizing marketing effectiveness, . According to many reports, the company hit a tremendous blow when their ...

Facebook Ordered to Pay $500 Million in Oculus Lawsuit

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg told CNBC's Julia Boorstin that she was "disappointed in certain elements of the decision". In addition to expert testimony finding both literal and non-literal copying, Oculus programmers themselves admitted using Zen...

Xfinity TV app comes to Roku boxes in new beta test

Initially, the app will be available on Roku TV models and all Roku players released in the last few years, including the Roku Express , Roku Express+, Roku Streaming Stick (model 3600 ), Roku Premiere , Roku Premiere+, Roku Ultra , Roku 4 (model 4...

Trump proposes big import tax, triggering fight with Mexico

Former foreign minister Jorge Castaneda said the Mexican government should have cancelled the planned summit earlier in the week, when it became clear that Mr Trump was going to go ahead with measures to build the wall and clamp down on immigrati...

Mexico crisis deepens as Trump aide floats border tax idea

Mexico and the U.S. will be stuck at an impasse unless they solve Mr Trump's "unacceptable" demand of payment for the border wall, Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said . He said that a 20% tax could generate approximately $10bn (£8bn)...

57 killed in United States raid against Al-Qaeda

The aircraft was destroyed in place because it couldn't be flown again, defense officials said. United States commandos are reported to have carried out a major raid in central Yemen against al-Qaeda forces. A USA soldier has died during a raid on ...

Doomsday Clock Tick-Tocks Closer to Midnight, Sparking Concern Among Scientists

Over the course of 2016, the global security landscape darkened as the worldwide community failed to come effectively to grips with humanity's most pressing existential threats, nuclear weapons and climate change , The Bulletin of the Atomic Scient...

Full details, photos of the Samsung Galaxy S8 just leaked

Interestingly, popular leakster Evan Blass has leaked an alleged picture of the upcoming Samsung smartphone. The Galaxy S8 was rumored to be making an appearance at MWC next month but VentureBeat says the devices will be unveiled on Mar...

Rogue Twitter Account Has A Following

Employees at NASA have created the Twitter account @ RogueNASA with the disclaimer describing it as "The unofficial 'Resistance" team of NASA. They told us they acted to make sure "factual information about climate change and other scientific rese...

Japan's First Military Satellite Launched as Tensions Rise

The satellite was launched through Mistubishi H-IIA rocket from southern-most islands of Japan , an area in which Tokyo and Beijing have clashed over the gas-rich East China Sea. Japan , the main U.S. ally in Asia, is concerned that a recent increa...

Agriculture Department lifts USDA gag order after public outcry

USDA-ARS officials have confirmed that effective immediately, the ban includes the release of news releases, photos and other material to the public. "This internal email was released without Departmental direction, and prior to Departmental guidan...

Trudeau, Trump discuss trade as White House vows NAFTA renegotiation

Separately, Trudeau issued a statement congratulating Trump. Trump, during his campaign, also pledged that his proposed wall along the US-Mexico border will be paid by the southern neighbour through tarrifs. Simplifying customs paperwork and raisin...

Image: Wavemaker moon Daphnis

Like a couple of Saturn's other small ring moons, Atlas and Pan, Daphnis appears to have a narrow ridge around its equator and a fairly smooth mantle of material on its surface-likely an accumulation of fine particles from the rings. This may have re...

Trump Administration Overturns Obama's FHA Mortgage-Fee Cut

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro earlier this month called for the 0.25 percent decrease in FHA loan insurance monthly payments. CNBC described Friday's move as "one of the Trump [administration's] first orders", and the De...

Audible's iTunes exclusivity ends following antitrust pushback in Europe

At the time, around 90 percent of all audiobook downloads in Germany were made via Audible or Amazon websites, or via the iTunes Store, indicating why publishers and booksellers had chose to complain. Apple has settled a possible antitrust lawsuit to...

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Brits Are Upset With The Prime Minister's Response To The London Fire

Eoghan Murphy's call came in response to the fire at London's Grenfell Tower earlier this week in which 30 people have been confirmed dead (the death toll is expected to rise s...

Smarter Siri and More Updates Arriving with iOS 11

With iOS 11 , that part of iOS's settings menu is now known as "iPhone Storage" (presumably, it's called "iPad Storage" on Apple's line of tablets, though we haven't had a chanc...

USA urged to act upon its own human rights

Later Wednesday, Haley met with Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah in Ramallah, her office said in a statement . Her visit follows a speech delivered Tuesday before t...

Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget

The proposal in its current form is unlikely to be approved by lawmakers as they craft their own tax and spending plans, but the document sets out Trump's budget prioritie...

Greatest Show On Earth Bows Out With Last Performance

The livestreaming on Facebook Live of the last-ever Ringling Bros . performance will be hosted by Kristen Michelle Wilson, the first female Ringmaster of Ringling Bros . The Fe...

Sunny skies, hot temperatures expected through the midweek

Winds could gust as high as 30 miles per hour . Wind: S 10-15 miles per hour . The front promises good doses of rain (a quarter to a half-inch) and chances for thunderstorms and ha...

China's Xi says wants to appropriately handle disputes with South Korea

Katherine Moon is a Korea expert with the Center for East Asia Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution in Washington , D.C. She said a policy of engagement might help North ...

Snapchat update adds 'limitless snaps' and new creative tools

However, after they've finished viewing it and tap to close it, the snap is going to be deleted automatically. It's worth noting here that Snapchat already offers some features...

Syria Fighting Eases As Russian Deal Takes Effect

A potential complication to implementing the plan is the crowded airspace over Syria. There's also a proposal to deploy third-party monitoring forces. But it's hard to imagine how...

Sindhu's downfall ends India's challenge at Badminton Asia Championships

Olympic silver medallistIndia's P.V. Sindhu of India sailed into the quarterfinals of the Badminton Asia Championships with another clinical performance here on Thursday. Doubles t...

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Spacecraft flies between Saturn and rings in historic 1st

Spacecraft flies between Saturn and rings in historic 1st

Last Friday, Cassini made its 127th and final close approach to Titan. The spacecraft won't send word that it's okay until later today, and NASA won't get that message until 3A...

Call of Duty WWII to be officially unveiled on April 26th

Call of Duty WWII to be officially unveiled on April 26th

Call of Duty: WWII Multiplayer combat immerses players in grounded, fast-paced action featuring an arsenal of authentic weapons and equipment, set in some of the most iconic loca...

Wax worm may answer problem of plastic waste

Wax worm may answer problem of plastic waste

The promising discovery centres on the wax worm - the name for the caterpillar larva of Galleria mellonella , or greater wax moth . They had made short work of the plastic ...

Russian Federation denies think tank plotted to sway U.S. presidential election

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 t...

Pakistan court: Insufficient evidence to remove Sharif

Pakistan court: Insufficient evidence to remove Sharif

The court panel was split, with two judges recommending that Sharif should step down and three backing instead a further investigation. At the centre of the issue was the legitimac...