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Astronaut breaks record for most time in space by American

By then, she would have spent 666 days in space - much higher than Williams' 534 days but still far from the global record of 879 days set by Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka in 2015. Whitson, an...

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UMd. Campus Closes Early Due to Nearby 5-Alarm Fire

UMd. Campus Closes Early Due to Nearby 5-Alarm Fire

President Wallace Loh closed the campus at 1 p.m. because of poor air quality. Police in Prince George's County say that Homeland Security officials arrested a suspect after he was caught flying a d...

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson Sets New NASA Record For Most Days In Space

This is only one of Whitson's many records. "I am so grateful for all those who helped me on each of my missions". That's now the longest cumulative time spent in space by a United State astronaut...

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Arsenal want to win FA Cup for Wenger, says Ramsey

Arsenal want to win FA Cup for Wenger, says Ramsey

The victory on Sunday means Arsenal have registered back-to-back wins for the first time since January, following a miserable run of form in the league. City will certainly also feel Lady Luck dese...

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ISS astronauts welcome two new crew members at International Space Station!

ISS astronauts welcome two new crew members at International Space Station!

EDT (0713 GMT), "with a rare empty third seat". The almost 8-ton space capsule made a radar-guided approach to the space station and docked with the lab's Poisk module at 1318 GMT (9:18 a.m. Astrona...

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus set for 50% share of flagship model sales

The move aims to nip another scandal in the bud after a catastrophic defect in the Galaxy Note7 caused several to catch fire and led to the phones being pulped. The Galaxy S8 includes some other unloc...

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State Dept. uses website to promote Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort

State Dept. uses website to promote Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort

The story is still up on the US Embassy in London's website, but officials say the post is expected to be removed. On its website, ShareAmerica says it "is part of the Bureau of International I...

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Trump sets exec orders on environment, energy this week

Trump sets exec orders on environment, energy this week

The poll pegs President Trump's approval rating at 42 percent, the lowest approval rating at this point of any president in polls since 1945. (That number includes "most Democrats, liberals and nonw...

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Teen wears Black Lives Matter-inspired dress to prom

Teen wears Black Lives Matter-inspired dress to prom

Social media commenters praised her for her conscientious choice of prom dress. " Yes I'm black . Yes I'm 17". Torrence told the publication he wanted to create a Black lives Matter inspired dre...

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I Will Release Plan With 'Massive' Tax Cuts Next Week

I Will Release Plan With 'Massive' Tax Cuts Next Week

Trump has long said financial sector oversight could curb economic growth. The precise impact of the new actions is unclear, but they could lead to a loosening of restrictions on the way compani...

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Obama meets with at-risk youth ahead of Chicago speech

Obama meets with at-risk youth ahead of Chicago speech

One issue that was clearly on the former President's mind was the ongoing Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare, his landmark health care law. Obama's appearance comes the same week that...

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Jerry Jones happy that Tony Romo isn't in another uniform

Jerry Jones happy that Tony Romo isn't in another uniform

I just wonder if Romo would have signed with the Texans or Broncos if the Cowboys had cut him when the new NFL league year started on March 9th, instead of stalling for a trade. Injuries limited his e...

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Most awaited Gionee M6 Plus launched in China Today

Most awaited Gionee M6 Plus launched in China Today

Gionee has priced the M6S Plus 64 GB variant for CNY 3,499 (approx Rs 35,000) and the 256 GB variant for CNY 4,299 (approx Rs 43,000). In case even that's not enough, you'll be happy to hear that you ...

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Samsung's Windows 10 tablet is even cheaper than the Surface Pro

If you bought the Verizon Wireless versions of the new Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus phones, you won't be able to use a pretty nice feature that is supposed to be available with the devices' Bixb...

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Three Killed at Anti-Government Protests in Venezuela

Three Killed at Anti-Government Protests in Venezuela

Tens of thousands of opponents of President Nicolas Maduro flooded the streets of Ca. A police officer fires tear gas against anti-government protesters in Caracas, Venezuela , April 20, 2017 . "T...

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WH press secretary defends Trump's 'significant' work in 100 days

WH press secretary defends Trump's 'significant' work in 100 days

Spicer has dressed more sharply since then, the Post reports . The high-profile derision of his press secretary allegedly led to a seething president who regretted having given the job to a candida...

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Uber hid its 'stolen' self-driving tech from court, Waymo charges

Uber hid its 'stolen' self-driving tech from court, Waymo charges

Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL), which owns Google and its driverless vehicle subsidiary, Waymo, is waging a legal war against ride sharing giant Uber. With "substantial evidence" that Levandowski vi...

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Warm greetings for new International Space Station crew

The Expedition 51 crew members will continue work on hundreds of experiments in biology, biotechnology, physical science and Earth science aboard the International Space Station , humanity's only mic...

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Giants to exercise 5th-year option on Odell Beckham

Giants to exercise 5th-year option on Odell Beckham

Stay blessed", Beckham added, before signing off with the hashtag, "#ImOffTheGrid". The Dunkin" Donuts "Catch of a Lifetime' winning team, Van Cortlandt Titans , participated in a clinic with Odell ...

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Caterpillar found to eat shopping bags, suggesting biodegradable solution to plastic pollution

Caterpillar found to eat shopping bags, suggesting biodegradable solution to plastic pollution

Now, scientists hope the caterpillar can be used to relieve the pressure on landfills already overflowing with plastic bags. Writing in Current Biology , she and her fellow researchers report that,...

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