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SpaceX launches top-secret satellite for USA government

Four legs snapped out from the base of the rocket, which completed a final single-engine burn before a touchdown at "Landing Zone 1" announced with a flurry of sonic booms that rippled across the regi...

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks record for longest time in space

Whitson had specified that a bill signed by Trump in March authorizing $19.5 billion in funding for NASA directed the agency to send astronauts to the planet during the 2030s. "So we'll have to spee...

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Air Force space plane lands after secret mission

The record-shattering mission of the U.S. Air Force's robotic X-37B space plane is finally over. "The ability for this fourth mission to attempt a return to the runway at Kennedy follows three highl...

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Microsoft offers free Windows 10 Pro upgrade to Surface Laptop buyers

A new version of Windows is on the way alongside a new iteration of Microsoft's Surface hardware. The Surface Laptop will be available in four colour options - silver, gold, burgundy and grey. Mic...

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Samsung will launch new flagship smartphone months after Galaxy S8

The firm's mobile branch reported a smaller operating profit of 2.07 trillion won ($1.83 billion), down from 3.89 trillion won ($3.43 billion) a year earlier. The designer gave the Samsung Galaxy ...

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Some Galaxy S8 users experience Wi-Fi and wireless charging issues

After US$5.90 in basic manufacturing costs are added, Samsung's total cost to make the Galaxy S8 rises to US$307.50; the unsubsidized price for a 64GB Galaxy S8 starts at around US$720. The reddish ...

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Money better spent on plumbers than on hedge fund managers: Buffett

Money better spent on plumbers than on hedge fund managers: Buffett

The day-long event, nicknamed the Woodstock of Capitalism, gathers around 30,000 shareholders in Omaha, Nebraska to hear from Buffett and Munger in an hours-long Q&A session. CT here in Omaha and said...

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Palace announces Prince Philip to retire from official Royal duties

The ceremony, which was followed with a luncheon put on for those at the gathering, marks the royal couple's first public appearance since Buckingham Palace announced Philip's retirement. Her Majesty ...

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Durant leads Golden State past Jazz

Durant leads Golden State past Jazz

Also Saturday, the Warriors said forward Draymond Green , who is nursing a left knee injury, will be available to play in Game 3 . "We were right there, we had a nine-point lead (in the third quar...

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Noise pollution created by humans 'pervasive' in US

Noise pollution created by humans 'pervasive' in US

The sources of the extra noise include oil and gas exploration, fracking for natural gas, timber and mining activities, motorcycles and vehicle traffic, and just general human development. "Birds ma...

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Buffett faults Wells Fargo laxity in sales scandal

Buffett faults Wells Fargo laxity in sales scandal

Speaking at Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholders meeting in Omaha, Neb., Buffett argued that healthcare costs - rather than high taxes - were the biggest problem facing American businesses. If t...

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North Korea accuses CIA of plot to assassinate Kim Jong

North Korea's Ministry of State Security claimed agents paid an overseas North Korean laborer in the eastern Russian Federation to detonate a bomb with "radioactive" and "nano poisonous" substances ...

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The Long Dark Announces Story Mode And Release Date

The Long Dark Announces Story Mode And Release Date

In fact, it originally launched in Early Access 2.5 years ago. The Long Dark is a thoughtful, exploration-survival experience that challenges solo players to think for themselves as they explore a...

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SpaceX all set to launch first military satellite

Space Exploration Technologies' launch on Monday was completed as part of a contract between spacecraft maker Ball Aerospace (NYSE:BLL) and the National Reconnaissance Office , which oversees US spy...

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March for Science turns into anti-Trump rally

March for Science turns into anti-Trump rally

Organized by local students primarily from the Central Bucks School District, March for Science Doylestown was a sister event to the larger March for Science in Washington , D.C., and around the wor...

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Pentagon cools North Korea, China rhetoric

WASHINGTON―US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged his Southeast Asian colleagues on Thursday to take further steps to isolate North Korea's pariah regime. Although China, North Korea's traditional ...

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Hacker Gets The Fabled

Hacker Gets The Fabled "Nintendo PlayStation" Working

And it might be the last console generation. Although the games made by homebrew did not run correctly on the actual hardware, they did indeed run. This does not necessarily directly impact on Sony, w...

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Sunny weekend ahead? Weather update for 5/4-5

Sunny weekend ahead? Weather update for 5/4-5

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Breezy, with a north-northwest wind 14 to 22 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 32 miles per hour. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 49. Southw...

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OVERKILL's The Walking Dead Postponed Until 2018

OVERKILL's The Walking Dead Postponed Until 2018

According to the studio, the team has chose to extend the production of the game to ensure that it reaches its full potential. Now publishing arm Starbreeze Studios announced the project has been de...

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Trump to visit Saudi Arabia, Israel & Vatican in first overseas presidential trip

US President Donald Trump will visit the centres of the world's three main monotheistic faiths as he embarks on his first foreign trip since taking office. "The administration has released them and ...

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