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Washington woman selected as a NASA astronaut candidate

Pence says after being disbanded two decades ago, President Trump is relaunching the National Space Council. "Something goes wrong in the space station, it takes a while to get resupply so you've got to try to fix it there". Before that, he worked as an ice driller in Antarctica. Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Chari was raised in Cedar Falls, Iowa , where his mother still lives. Read More »

Tillerson calls on Arab nations to ease blockade on Qatar

Increasing the pressure Friday, those nations put 12 organizations and 59 people on a terror sanctions list and described them as being associated with Qatar, which called the allegations "baseless". Qatar vowed on Thursday to ride out the isolation and said it would not compromise its sovereignty over foreign policy to resolve the region's biggest diplomatic crisis in years. Read More »

Apple Introduces The HomePod Speaker and Home Assistant

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In typical Apple fashion, the HomePod was pitched at solving the problem of preexisting products. It delivers powerful sounds and adapts to its surroundings. It remains to be seen whether the HomePod's audio quality is as good as advertised, but at least among the Echo product family, sound quality is definitely a secondary feature. Read More »

US Senate hearing sheds light on Trump-Comey interactions

Comey told the Senate intelligence committee that he gave memos he created of private meetings with the president to a friend, so that he could relay them to the New York Times and other outlets in hopes of triggering the appointment of a special counsel. Read More »

Sirius XM Holdings (SIRI) Receives News Sentiment Score of 0.02

Norges Bank bought a new stake in Sirius XM Holdings during the fourth quarter worth approximately $94,189,000. Mean recommendation on this stock is 2.40. On average, analysts expect that Sirius XM Holdings will report full-year sales of $1.31 billion for the current year, with estimates ranging from $5.27 billion to $5.37 billion. Read More »

Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) Growth Estimates in Focus

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Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 33% are positive. The Company's soft drinks business consists of both own production and agreements with PepsiCo related to bottling and distribution arrangements between its various subsidiaries and PepsiCo. Read More »

Fortinet Incorporated (NASDAQ:FTNT) Sellers Covered 0.35% of Their Shorts

Vetr upgraded shares of Fortinet from a "hold" rating to a "strong-buy" rating and set a $48.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Monday, April 24th. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link . Also, Director Christopher B. Paisley sold 6,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 1st. Read More »

Apple TV Opens Door to Amazon Prime Video

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Apple is officially jumping into the home speaker market. Apple kicked off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif., on Monday with a host of announcements . High Sierra features will include being able to stop unexpected videos from starting to play automatically when landing on web pages and " intelligent tracking prevention " that will prevent ads from following people about the internet. Read More »

Brazil Electoral Court Leaves President Michel Temer in Office

Judges on the Supreme Electoral Tribunal voted 4-3 against a suit about alleged campaign finance violations that would have annulled what was left of Temer's mandate. But in a marathon process during which each of the seven judges voted one by one, giving detailed arguments, the tide turned. Attention will now turn to Temer's battle against the parallel case in which he is accused of obstruction of justice and corruption. Read More »

Penn State Student selected for NASA astronaut program

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The astronaut is also a graduate of US Naval Test Pilot School. An Alaskan is among the 12 people selected by NASA for the newest class of astronaut candidates. Johnson Space Center in Houston since 2012, who will oversee the training of the incoming class of 12 new astronaut candidates. This is the pool from which NASA will choose astronauts for future missions in the coming years. Read More »

Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner Will Enter Not Guilty Plea

A 25-year-old American is the first defendant in a criminal case involving leaked government documents since Donald Trump became president. She was arrested at her Georgia home on June 3 and charged with removing classified material from a government facility and mailing it to a news outlet. Read More »

International Olympic Committee pushes plan to award 2024, 2028 Olympics to LA, Paris

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But, by dissecting Bach's words, it is fairly straightforward to work out what is going to happen during the run-up to and at the Session in Lima . The move will be voted on at an extraordinary meeting of the IOC's members in July. Three-on-3 is worldwide now, so good for you.' But they're still focused on their 5-on-5 careers. Rome, Budapest, Hamburg and Boston all pulled out of bidding for 2024. Read More »

Germany: Climate will last longer than Trump presidency

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They are obliged to act with or without the United States. South Africa, hereby, joins countries as diverse as North Korea and USA neighbour, Canada . Greenpeace's director in Spain Mario Rodriguez said last Thursday's announcement will require US civil society and companies - as well as the rest of the world - to work harder to fight global warming. Read More »

Gettleman: 'Our No. 1 priority is a healthy Michael Oher'

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Oher's Instagram post was quickly deleted, and he has had nothing more to say about it. Oher recently posted a photo of prescription medicine bottles on Instragram, suggesting he's still not over his concussion symptoms. "Our No. 1 priority is a healthy Michael Oher", said Gettleman. "This is not about football, this is about Michael". And after we met, Michael did follow up for a few days. Read More »

Can the new iPad Pro replace a laptop?

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The first iOS 11 beta is showing off yet more features beyond those mentioned by Apple during the firm's keynote address at WWDC on Monday. "The latest iOS 10 beta, iOS 10.3, has a pop-up that informs users using old apps that 'this app will not work with future versions of iOS, '" reports BGR . Read More »

Britney Spears' Instagram account targeted by Russian hackers

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Instead, the technique relies on compromising a Web site that the target is likely to visit, similar to the way a lion might stalk a watering hole waiting for its prey to arrive. As Gizmodo explains , "These servers send instructions and act as a repository for stolen information". Turla made headlines in 2014 after researchers uncovered the wipbot malware, a Windows trojan, that was used to infiltrate the systems of embassies and governments in several Eastern European countries, ... Read More »

Arab states issue Qatar 'terror list'

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Although the U.S. has a large and strategically important military base in Qatar, President Donald Trump has made no secret of the fact that he supports larger regional powers like Saudi Arabia. "The nation of Qatar, unfortunately, has historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level", Trump said during a press conference in the Rose Garden. Read More »

Third London Bridge attacker an Italian national

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Another attacker, Rachid Redouane, was not known to police. They said the man was arrested "on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorist acts". But May's own record came under fire from Labour, which - according to opinion polls questioned for their reliability - has closed the gap on her Conservatives ahead of Thursday's election. Read More »

Spider-Man Homecoming: Zendaya's True Identity Revealed?

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However, if this turns out to be true, it will be a spoiler so if you don't want to know anything about the movie it would be best to skip this article. Keaton has generally been been mum on the topic of The Vulture's family background, meaning that Michelle's identity as his daughter will be a big revelation for those who go into the movie spoiler-free. Read More »

Laser League Trailer And Release Date 2018

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In Laser League , the exhilarating, high-octane contact sport of 2150, players battle against the opposition for control of nodes that bathe the arena in deadly light. According to the pair, the game is a 4 vs. 4 intense online or local multiplayer game that is easy to play but hard to master, and is a throwback to the heyday of gaming's more approachable arcade action. Read More »

Facebook introduces New Android TV app for watching Facebook Videos

Some of them are the addition of country-specific push notification, optimization of image upload compression, redesigning of the community app's homepage highlight section and more . Well, it's an app that keeps the users updated with the latest happening, news and event about the company and OnePlus products. It's still under gradual rollout scheme that Google adopts for making available feature to public, so do not worry if you're not seeing it live in your own Play Store right now. Read More »

MIT basketball alum selected as NASA Astronaut candidate

Thomas, MD, DDS. Indian American Raja Chari, a Lieutenant Colonel with the US Air Force, has been selected by space agency NASA among 12 astronaut candidates who will conduct research off the Earth for deep space missions. "These candidates are an important addition to the NASA family and the nation's human spaceflight team". She earned a Bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering with Information Technology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, followed by a Master's degree in ... Read More »

Life must go on despite attack, says Chelsea boss Conte

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There were concerns from vast swathes of fans about Mertesacker's lack of pace, yet he displayed the required leadership qualities and intelligent reading of the game to keep out Chelsea's attacking triumvirate for most of the game. "I just told them to focus on what is important, our future, the future of the club, whether I stay or not", he added. Replays showed there was no contact between him and Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Read More »