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Japan's 2030 Man to Moon Mission

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Tokyo hopes that contributing to the multinational mission and sharing Japanese technology will land it a coveted spot at the station, from which it could eventually send an astronaut to the Moon , the spokeswoman said. In the first half of 2018, India plans to launch its second unmanned lunar mission - in 2008, it became the fourth country to plant its flag on the moon after the US, Russia and China. Read More »

Tour de France 2017 prize money

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What is the Tour de France? Expected Tour de France title contender Richie Porte will remain with the BMC team next season and beyond - although it's unclear for how long. The three-time Tour victor and his team faced the media in Dusseldorf on Wednesday evening ahead of Saturday's opening stage, and there were plenty of questions relating to the ongoing UK Anti-Doping investigation into alleged wrongdoing by Team Sky . Read More »

For first time in more than a year, Alabama is drought free

Parts of Alabama continued to feel the effects of the phenomenon until the recent report from the U.S. Drought Monitor. "All residual dryness from the drier-than-normal dry season is no longer a concern, making the state completely drought free for the first time since early July 2016". Read More »

'Baby Driver' Soundtrack & Download - Listen to the Music!

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Debora, who enters the movie singing " Baby " by Carla Thomas, is miffed that so few songs give her a name check. Going in, we knew a bit about how Baby utilizes music in everything he does. " Baby Driver " culminates in pulverising havoc, its overworked, hyper-stimulated ethos barely offset by a too-tidy final reckoning. And Hamm delivers a delightful portrait of a madman. Read More »

Ad group WPP is still working to resolve Petya attack

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Petya is still affecting airports and ATMs in Ukraine and hampering global businesses from the shipping giant Maersk to the drug company Merck. Its U.S. Serper is being widely praised for the innovation - but he says the fix is "a temporary workaround". The major ransomware attack - dubbed "Petya" - hit a number of major firms, including food and beverage firm Mondelez International Inc, US law firm group DLA Piper LLP and shipping and oil company AP Moeller Maersk AS, infecting computers ... Read More »

Air show attendance down after Air Force Thunderbirds cancel

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A U.S. Air Force pilot and tactical maintenance worker were hospitalized Friday after a fighter jet crashed at an airport in central OH, military officials said. By the time the rescue team reached the scene, those two pilots were still inside the cockpit, and they were conscious and didn't show any sign of physical injuries or other damages. Read More »

Apple seeking Siri Event Maven ahead of HomePod launch

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This requires staying up to date on pop culture. Are you exhausted of that awkward moment when you ask Siri to check if it's National Awkward Moments Day and your iPhone leaves you in a lurch? Siri is the OG on the market, but Apple's AI assistant faces stiff competition from Amazon's Alexa and Google Assistant, both in phones and in the Echo and Home smart speakers that have a sizable head start on Apple. Read More »

Trump Optimistic Senate Health Care Bill Gains Support Needed

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Collins tweeted that the " CBO analysis shows Senate bill won't... fix the flaws in [the Affordable Care Act ]". Other Republicans, like Collins and Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, had previously expressed misgivings, and Senator Ben Sasse of Nebraska declined to say Sunday how he would vote. Read More »

New Apple iOS 11 will end support for iPhone 5 and 5c

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F YOU'RE one of the remaining people still rocking an iPhone 5 or iPhone 5c, Apple has confirmed some bad news for you. These newer 64-bit iDevices running iOS 11 will also lose their ability to run older 32-bit software, something Apple has been warning developers about for almost a year. Read More »

Alaska Air offers charter flight for solar eclipse viewing

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PDT and fly off the coast of OR, allowing guests on board to be among the first of millions to witness this phenomenon. The total solar eclipse is the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse to hit the continental U.S.in 99 years. That's when the entire moon passes in front of the sun, between the sun and the earth, and excitement has been building. Reminder: During the eclipse, don't look directly into the sun without proper protection. Read More »

SpaceX launches satellites from California base

If successful, the BulgariaSat-1 would mark the first of what SpaceX is touting as a weekend doubleheader for launches. Here's what the historic weekend launches looked like. SpaceX has invested millions of dollars in equipping its rockets to be reusable and teaching them how to safely pilot themselves to a soft landing. Read More »

SpaceX goes for a launch doubleheader this weekend

Air Force 45th Weather Squadron, there is a 90% chance of acceptable weather conditions for Friday's launch . In March, SpaceX also reused a rocket for the first time. Sunday's rocket was a brand new one, while on Friday a refurbished booster was used. By the end of this weekend, SpaceX could have run its total flights for 2017 to nine flights in just the first half of the year. Read More »

Italy Raises Veneto Banks At 17 Billion Euros

The two Veneto banks reflect the weakness in Italy's banking sector, which is struggling to digest about EUR200 billion in bad loans and has suffered from low profitability and insufficient capital for years. The commission said that the plan was "in line with European Union state aid rules", because "existing shareholders and subordinated debt holders have fully contributed to the costs" and the two failing banks "will be wound up in an orderly fashion and exit the market". Read More »

SpaceX successfully launches satellite on reused rocket

The almost back-to-back launches are a show of strength for the company that has said it intends to up the pace of its launches. Just over 48 hours after its successful launch of BulgariaSat-1, USA space firm SpaceX has successfully completed its second launch on Sunday with liftoff of a Falcon 9 rocket from California carrying 10 Iridium-NEXT satellites into low-Earth orbit (LEO). Read More »

Germany beat ten-man Cameroon to win group

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Both teams started brightly after the break, but Australia saw their lead cancelled out when Martin Rodriquez equalized for Chile by poking the ball home on 67 minutes. "Our opponent didn't allow us to play the way we usually do, they were very good at pressing". A superb back-heel from captain Julian Draxler steered the ball into the path of the former Turkey junior global and he rifled a shot into the roof of the net from the edge of the box. Read More »

OnePlus 5 gets its first update with OxygenOS 4.5.2

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OnePlus 5 is getting its very first update, a day before the handset officially hits the shelves in Europe and North America. The software update for the OnePlus 5 comes in the form of OxygenOS 4.5.2 and the update includes a number of bug fixes and performance improvements. Read More »

SpaceX completes two rocket missions in 48 hours

This was the first launch for Col. Michael S. Hough, 30th Space Wing commander, since he took command on June 9, 2017. Due to the fact that the Falcon 9 had to push the BulgariaSat-1 satellite into a higher orbit than usual, the booster was subjected to more heat and stresses during reentry. Read More »

African Champion, Cameroon, Fails to Progress to Semis

The Indomitable Lions finished the game with 10 men following the sending off of Ernest Mabouka . They will play Mexico in Sochi for a place in the final in Saint Petersburg while Chile will meet Portugal in the other last-four clash on Wednesday in Kazan . Read More »

US Supreme Court reinstates Trump travel ban, will hear arguments

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The U.S. Supreme Court will review the Trump travel ban , but for now the court allows it to take effect in most instances. The best days Trump had on the campaign trail were all centered on the Supreme Court. That's because the new policy does not apply to people already in the US or with a valid visa at the time the ban takes effect, the administration has said. Read More »

Amazon said to be working on translation services for AWS customers

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The imminent launch comes nearly two years after Amazon acquired a translation start-up called Safaba. A cofounder of Safaba, Alon Lavie, leads Amazon's machine translation research and development group in Pittsburgh. The world of machine translation is founded on deep learning found in artificial intelligence which involves software training systems also known as neural networks. Read More »

Congress slams Sushma Swaraj for attacking Presidential nominee Meira Kumar

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BJP Ram Nath Kovind and Opposition candidate Meira Kumar , former Lok Sabha speaker will be contesting the office of President of India in the July 17 Presidential elections. Following which, Sushma Swaraj announced that she was walking out. He said the JD (U) had made a decision to extend support to NDA nominee in the Presidential election only after giving a serious thought to it. Read More »

No Questions Please: PM Modi, Donald Trump's First Media Encounter

Modi said corruption was the main reason why governments in India were voted out in the past. "The whole world is looking at India". Officials were eager to downplay expectations of the visit, describing it as "no frills" - in contrast to Modi's first USA visit in 2014, when he basked in a rock star welcome at the Madison Square Garden arena in NY and addressed the United Nations. Read More »

GST isn't a tax reform, it's a new way of doing business

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It also says the GST is a shining example of national integration and fiscal federalism at its best. The GST rollout comes less than a year after the government's surprise move last November to remove 86 per cent of currency in circulation - which contributed to a sharp slowing in growth during the January to March quarter. Read More »

Professor who criticized Otto Warmbier gets canned

A former US diplomat, who said he counseled Otto Warmbier's family for over a year after he was detained in North Korea, said the conversation he had with the family after they learned Otto's dire medical condition was one of the most emotional of his career. Read More »