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Space station trip makes NASA's Peggy Whitson the oldest woman in space

A Soyuz spacecraft carrying three astronauts - one each from the United States, Russia and France - lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 3:20 p.m. This places the Soyuz MS-03 space...

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Fiat Chrysler recalls vehicles for fuel leak, wiper problems

Fiat Chrysler recalls vehicles for fuel leak, wiper problems

During its most recent earnings, Amazon downplayed these speculations, saying the new Vehicles site is simply meant to be a research destination. Amazon wasn't immediately available to confirm whe...

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Fallout 4 mods are coming to PS4 this week

Fallout 4 mods are coming to PS4 this week

To note, " Fallout 4 " mods are available on the Xbox One and the PC version of the game. He hoped to bring them to the PS4 version as well. The update 1.8 will finally come with mod support for the...

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Dwight Gayle's double helps Newcastle sink Leeds

Dwight Gayle's double helps Newcastle sink Leeds

All eyes will be on St James Park on Sunday afternoon for Leeds v Newcastle, with the bookies making Newcastle United favourites to win today and make it nine wins in a row. Garry Monk's Leeds respo...

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Lots of Pixel resellers have had their Google accounts suspended

According to Dan's Deals , a bargain-finding site, a number of people bought Pixel smartphones from Google's Project Fi wireless service, before turning around and selling those same devices thr...

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New offshore oil and gas leasing plan excludes Central Coast

New offshore oil and gas leasing plan excludes Central Coast

Randall Luthi, President of the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA), does not pull any punches as he weighs in on the Obama administration's release of the Final 2017-2022 Outer Continental...

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Facebook sets $6 billion buyback; accounting chief to leave

The buyback is expected to go into effect in the first quarter of 2017 and does not come with an expiration date. Facebook shares have fallen nearly 10% since the November 2 earnings report, but a...

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 official along with Quick Charge 4.0

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 official along with Quick Charge 4.0

It will also have 27 percent more power and will be 40 percent more efficient. And of course, no smart phone platform launch will go by for the foreseeable future that doesn't mention safety. Qu...

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New Mozilla Browser Blocks Tracking

New Mozilla Browser Blocks Tracking

Created as a portable content blocker for other iOS applications, the idea of a generic app that blocks content in another app was hard too hard to grasp by many users, and Focus by Firefox failed t...

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China says didn't invent global warming, vows to fight climate change

China says didn't invent global warming, vows to fight climate change

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin told reporters that China couldn't have made up climate change because it was Trump's Republican predecessors who launched climate talks nearly three decade...

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Tinder introduces gender options beyond man or woman

Tinder introduces gender options beyond man or woman

The West Hollywood, California-based company said that users also can choose to be shown in searches that best reflect that identity. While Tinder could potentially lose users who might be uncomfo...

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Donald Trump climate change policy catastrophic says French environment minister

Donald Trump climate change policy catastrophic says French environment minister

Roberts said it will be hard for Trump to step away from it immediately, because President Obama signed us on for four years. Jonathan Pershing told reporters at United Nations climate talks in Mo...

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Amazon Black Friday deals kick off today

Christmas shoppers can take advantage of thousands of deals on a range of must-have products from day one of the sale, but only while stocks last. Prime Day's USP is that it gives those of you who s...

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2016 set to break heat record despite slowdown in emissions

2016 set to break heat record despite slowdown in emissions

Native Peruvians, Berber groups and African associations formed part of the procession which snaked through the city, brandishing placards reading: " Make love, not CO2 ", and "1.5 C to stay alive". "...

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Bernie Sanders leaves the door open for 2020 presidential run

After months of warning that Bernie Sanders was the only Democratic candidate with a chance of beating Donald Trump in the general election, the most vocal supporters of the Vermont Senator appeared...

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Lorenzo wins MotoGP's season-ending Valencia GP

Lorenzo wins MotoGP's season-ending Valencia GP

Sunday dawns with the end of an era, and a history-making year, as Lorenzo faces his final race in Yamaha colours - from another record-breaking pole. Lorenzo's replacement at Movistar Yamaha - Maveri...

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From avocados to autos, Mexican businesses fear tough times with Trump

About 12 million Mexicans live in the U.S. and nearly half lack legal status, according to a study released past year by the Pew Research Center. The peso recovered from its low after Trump took a mea...

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Water politics hots up as SC repeals Punjab Act

Water politics hots up as SC repeals Punjab Act

Amarinder Singh , in 2004. But Punjab expressed fears that the actual usage would be more than the allocated amount and that the water flow in the rivers had changed substantially over the years a...

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Former steel mill fire prompts evacuation of 300 homes

Former steel mill fire prompts evacuation of 300 homes

So far, no residents have been hurt, but a shelter in place order remains in effect from Lackawanna to Athol Springs. Lackawanna city officials recommended the district close schools because win...

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South African parliament debates motion to remove president

South African parliament debates motion to remove president

Although Zuma comfortably survived the vote, with 214 MPs voting against and 126 MPs voting for his immediate exit, the large number of ANC MPs declining to support Zuma points to his shrinking suppor...

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Instagram Stories Get Mentions, Links, And Boomerang

Instagram Stories Get Mentions, Links, And Boomerang

Their username will appear underlined in your story. Mentions is open to the public, not just verified users, and allows users to tag a user on the picture or video with the @ when adding a new St...

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N.Korea urges Trump to abandon DPRK denuclearization

N.Korea urges Trump to abandon DPRK denuclearization

North Korea's main newspaper, Rondon Sinmu, allegedly blasted outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama for his "strategic patience" policy with North Korea in a commentary. United States Forces Korea anno...

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CNN Election Night Coverage Scores Highest Ratings in Cable News History

Shows have been dedicated to covering the election results as well. The coverage will be done from ABC's "Times Square Crossroads", which is the network's Facebook Live booth situated in Times Squar...

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Australian theme park to shut down ride that killed four people

Australian theme park to shut down ride that killed four people

In a statement released by parent company Ardent Leisure, Deborah Thomas confirmed the "permanent closure" saying it was the only respectful thing to do. Since the incident on October 25 visitors ha...

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Report of different Samsung phone model exploding

Report of different Samsung phone model exploding

Note7 Refund and Exchange Program, with the majority of the participants opting to receive another Samsung smartphone", the company said in the statement . According to a report from the Wall Stre...

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Chicago expecting throngs of fans for Cubs victory parade

The team has many fans all across the country. Game 3: With its thrilling 1-0 victory in Game 3, Cleveland became the first team in the history of baseball to record five shutouts in a single ...

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Election 2016 in Orland Park: Top Races, Polling Places, and Results

Election 2016 in Orland Park: Top Races, Polling Places, and Results

Many marked their ballots at home, but elections officials throughout the state also reported heavy in-person crowds at polling sites over the weekend and Monday. But others said that this election...

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Facebook quarterly profit soars, lifted by mobile ads

Facebook reported third- quarter sales grew 56pc to $7.01bn, topping analysts' average estimate of $6.92bn. It had 1.18 billion daily active users and 1.09 billion mobile daily users. The fact that ...

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President Obama does not believe Federal Bureau of Investigation director is trying to affect election

President Obama does not believe Federal Bureau of Investigation director is trying to affect election

Mr Comey sent an internal email on Friday to Federal Bureau of Investigation employees, saying he was trying to strike a balance between keeping Congress and the public informed and not creating a...

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Buildings Collapse as Another Powerful Earthquake Hits Italy

Nearly 8,000 people have sought assistance from Italy's Civil Protection agency and are being housed in hotels and shelters following Sunday's quake and the one last week. "That's what you're told t...

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Apple adds keyboard touch functions to Mac in major refresh

Apple adds keyboard touch functions to Mac in major refresh

All the function keys on the keyboard will be replaced with OLED touch technology, giving it a more advanced feel. MacBook computers are shown in a demo room following the announcement of new produc...

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Eddie Redmayne performs magic trick with Benedict Cumberbatch

Eddie Redmayne performs magic trick with Benedict Cumberbatch

The surreal scenes came after the Breaking Bad star admitted he used to have a job producing video profiles for matchmaking agency Great Expectations, long before his career-defining role as Walter Wh...

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Antarctica to have world's largest marine park

That's because the Ross Sea reserve is the first marine park created in global waters, setting a precedent for others locations to open around the world - and we know these are desperately needed. The...

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Warm temps Thursday lead to likely rain ahead of weekend

Warm temps Thursday lead to likely rain ahead of weekend

There's a 50 percent chance of showers overnight Saturday into Sunday , meaning those attending Freakfest and the Badgers-Nebraska game could get wet, as the low falls to around 46. Lows in the low...

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Apple MacBook Pro with Magic Toolbar gets leaked

At the event , Apple might also announce more refreshed Mac updates. Who needs rumor sites and analyst reports when Apple leaks its own hardware ahead of time in its own software? The ide...

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