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Alien Planet with Earth's Mass Discovered ... But It's an 'Iceball'

Alien Planet with Earth's Mass Discovered ... But It's an 'Iceball'

Like two other planets detected by Spitzer via microlensing , OGLE-2016-BLG-1195Lb lies in the Milky Way galaxy's flat disk, not its central bulge. Given how far it is from such a low-power star, O...

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Republicans refuse to fund ObamaCare subsidies

Republicans refuse to fund ObamaCare subsidies

By backing away from the wall, President Donald Trump has backed away from the cliff. Democrat politicians are threatening to oppose the short-term funding extension, if Republicans - at the behes...

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See Earth Through Saturn's Icy Rings in New Pictures released by NASA

See Earth Through Saturn's Icy Rings in New Pictures released by NASA

The observations could help answer the mystery of Titan's " magic island? ". "Between now and September, there will be a ton of new science on what's inside Saturn , how much the rings weigh, and...

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The Buzz | Beijing talking with European Space Agency about moon outpost

The Buzz | Beijing talking with European Space Agency about moon outpost

To explore space for peaceful purposes, global cooperation is essential, the spokesman added. They were confirmed Wednesday (local time) by Pal Hvistendahl , a spokesman for the European Space Agency...

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Microsoft shares down more than 2% after revenue miss

Microsoft has published its Q3 fiscal 2017 earnings report , and the company has made $4.8 billion in net income on $22.1 billion in revenue. UBS is planning on moving more application to the Azur...

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Assad allies say US attack on Syria air base crosses 'red lines'

Assad allies say US attack on Syria air base crosses 'red lines'

A senior official confirmed reports that a Russian-operated drone flew over a hospital in Syria as victims rushed to get treatment. Warplanes struck a northern Syrian town Saturday where a chemi...

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Cyclone pulls a 'Sharknado' and brings a massive bull shark to land

Another three people were confirmed dead - two in NSW and one in Queensland - on Saturday but police were still investigating whether their deaths were flood-related. But the continuing drama is not j...

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Apple may ditch Dialog chip, analyst says; chipmaker's shares plunge

Apple may ditch Dialog chip, analyst says; chipmaker's shares plunge

Bankhaus Lampe downgraded Dialog to a sell rating from hold. "The company knows of no business reason for this movement and confirms that it remains comfortable with its guidance for the first quart...

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'I Did A Lot Of Sit Ups For That!'

'I Did A Lot Of Sit Ups For That!'

Luda , now starring in "Fast and the Furious", appears to be taking the mocking in stride. Ludacris has been focused on acting lately with roles on shows like Empire and as tech genius Tej Parker ...

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Bixby Already Works On Most Samsung Phones With Nougat

Samsung clearly wants to play safe after its battery problems with the Note 7. Firstly, was the announcement of Samsung DeX, which we went in to detail on yesterday. These will be the first widely ava...

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Hubble Captures Auroras On Uranus Once Again

Hubble Captures Auroras On Uranus Once Again

The Hubble telescope launched on April 24, 1990, aboard the space shuttle Discovery and was deployed a day later. In recent times there have been some significant reveals including the discovery o...

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Chinese President Xi Jinping praises normalisation of ties with Norway

Chinese President Xi Jinping praises normalisation of ties with Norway

Xi stressed that China and Norway should properly manage the direction of the relations' development from a long-term and strategic perspective, calling on the two sides to enhance political mutual tr...

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ConCourt grants UDM access over parly secret ballot vote

ConCourt grants UDM access over parly secret ballot vote

The matter will have to be decided within the next week if the vote is to continue on its scheduled date of 18 April. We have given the speaker until tomorrow at 10am [to indicate whether the date wil...

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United CEO defends employees in plane incident

United CEO defends employees in plane incident

A video shot by another passenger shows the man being pulled across a seat and armrest and physically dragged from the plane. As previously reported, a United flight from Chicago to Louisville was...

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Northwestern University crew member dies during practice

Northwestern University crew member dies during practice

The Lincolnwood Fire Department, which was one of at least 12 departments responding to the incident, received a call at 7:35 a.m. Monday regarding an individual in the channel, according to Lincolnw...

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Black Hole 'Images' Could Throw Modern Physics Into Disarray

Black Hole 'Images' Could Throw Modern Physics Into Disarray

Dubbed the Event Horizon Telescope , it's aiming to achieve something that's never been done before: imaging the space around a black hole all the way down to its event horizon. But the Event Horizo...

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Amherst police to patrol for distracted drivers

Texting is a one of the most risky things you can do because it combines all three of those. The crackdown, called Operation Hang Up, is a special enforcement effort to step up patrols and checkpoin...

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Twitter Goes to Town on United Airlines for Bloodying a Passenger

Twitter Goes to Town on United Airlines for Bloodying a Passenger

A United spokesman insisted that employees had no choice but to contact authorities to remove the man. Then, if the airline has to ask a passenger to involuntarily give up their seat, the DOT requ...

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N. Korea Says Syria Airstrikes Prove Its Nukes Justified

And the Chinese government will guess that the timing of the American missile strike was a blunt message that without more robust Chinese help on dismantling Kim Jong-un's nuclear programme, the n...

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Microsoft has its own version of Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+

Furthermore, Phandroid has noted that the unlocked versions of Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus are essentially tagged at a cheaper price compared with the ones being retailed through ...

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