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Australian prime minister wins leadership challenge

Australian prime minister wins leadership challenge

In the hours that followed, social media lit up with calls to #PutOutYourPotatoes in celebration of Mr Dutton's fizzled attempt to oust the Prime Minister. Some political commentators believe that D...

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Trump to relax carbon limits on power plants to support USA coal

Trump to relax carbon limits on power plants to support USA coal

The EPA will take public comments on the ACE rule for 60 days from when it's officially posted and hold a public hearing. A final EPA rule is expected later this year. In a press conference, Inslee ...

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Australian prime minister declares leadership open: spokesman

Australian prime minister declares leadership open: spokesman

But former Prime Minister Tony Abbott , who was replaced by Turnbull in a ballot of government lawmakers in 2015, was not convinced that Turnbull had given up on reducing Australia's greenhouse gas e...

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Malcolm Turnbull to face party room as Peter Dutton considers leadership challenge

Malcolm Turnbull to face party room as Peter Dutton considers leadership challenge

Many were looking to Peter Dutton , the hardline... The move triggers a cabinet reshuffle amid recriminations over the cabinet ministers who are suspected of fuelling some of the instability in rec...

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Traces Of Weed Killing Poison Found In Popular Breakfast Food

Traces Of Weed Killing Poison Found In Popular Breakfast Food

The Environmental Working Group said it tested 45 samples of breakfast foods and found traces of glyphosate in 31 of them. In its ruling , the court found that the company's Roundup and Ranger Pr...

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There was a colorful photo of a meteor shower Perseids

There was a colorful photo of a meteor shower Perseids

PERSEID METEOR SHOWER: The dry air aloft should actually help us out with less hazy viewing conditions for the Perseid Meteor Shower. The Network was published colorful pictures, which depicted the s...

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Last Solar Eclipse of 2018 Shines In These Awesome Photos

Last Solar Eclipse of 2018 Shines In These Awesome Photos

In Vietnam, people believe that a solar eclipse is caused by a giant frog devouring the sun. It is suggested by several Ayurvedic experts to perform various religious activities like taking baths ...

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Tropical storm warning posted for Big Island

Tropical storm warning posted for Big Island

Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim said officials would be prepared for whatever nature brings. Kilauea's latest volcanic event began more than three months ago, sending destructive currents of lava into...

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Administration's 'own numbers don't even support' fuel-efficiency proposal

California received the exemption - the only state to do so - decades ago because it was already developing its own standards when federal rules were being written. The prospect of an extended legal f...

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NASA to announce first astronauts to fly SpaceX and Boeing ships

NASA to announce first astronauts to fly SpaceX and Boeing ships

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said, "When the United States of America invests in NASA, it always comes back multi-fold, and it increases the standard of living for everybody on the planet". Fl...

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Longest Total Lunar Eclipse of Century on Friday

Longest Total Lunar Eclipse of Century on Friday

Lunar eclipses also only take place when the moon is full. The Royal Astronomical Society said: 'Sometimes the eclipsed moon is a deep red colour, nearly disappearing from view, and sometimes it...

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Embattled FBI Agent Peter Strzok Defiantly Defends Himself at Heated House Hearing

Embattled FBI Agent Peter Strzok Defiantly Defends Himself at Heated House Hearing

In one text exchange, Page wrote to Strzok about Trump: "He's not ever going to become president, right?" Strzok and Page were texting because they were clandestinely dating, because that is how cla...

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ME can expect high seas, rip currents from Tropical Storm Chris

ME can expect high seas, rip currents from Tropical Storm Chris

National Hurricane Centre in Miami say Chris is on track to pass south of Nova Scotia. The storm had maximum sustained winds of about 60 miles per hour Monday morning with stronger gusts but was ...

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Tropical wave now a tropical depression

Tropical wave now a tropical depression

This event is related to the ITCZ ( Inter Tropical Convergence Zone) being modulated by Tropical Depression #2 (now Tropical Storm Beryl ). The National Hurricane Center has been watching a clu...

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Trump's Supreme Court search begins, with youth a key factor

Trump's Supreme Court search begins, with youth a key factor

The strategy mirrors one Mr Trump has been pursuing for appointments to the lower courts, where younger than normal judges have often been selected. A key part of the vetting process will likely be ...

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NASA robot detects complex organic matter on Mars in 'significant breakthrough'

NASA robot detects complex organic matter on Mars in 'significant breakthrough'

The search for life on Mars over the past half century has been an exercise in lowering the bar combined with ever more sophisticated ways of seeking clues. "So way under the ground this methane is tr...

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PM Modi: Unite in fight against plastic pollution

PM Modi: Unite in fight against plastic pollution

With the theme of the Wednesday 2018 being " Beat Plastic Pollution ", Modi noted that the menace was already having a deadly impact on India's marine ecosystem and marine litter, especially micro...

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SpaceX launches SES-12 into orbit using previously flown first stage

SpaceX launches SES-12 into orbit using previously flown first stage

EDT (GMT-4) Monday, the opening of a four-hour window. But according to the SpaceX officials, this launch has been postponed to 4th June quoting the need to reexamine the Falcon 9 rocket and tes...

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New Zealand to spend $600 million to eradicate cattle disease

New Zealand to spend $600 million to eradicate cattle disease

Prime minister Jacinda Ardern said: "This is a tough call - no one ever wants to see mass culls". Long-term management has a projected cost of $1.2 billion. "But industry has always, from the beginn...

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Astronaut and moonwalker Alan Bean dies at 86

Astronaut and moonwalker Alan Bean dies at 86

With Bean's death, only four moonwalkers are still alive - Buzz Aldrin, Dave Scott, Charlie Duke and Harrison "Jack" Schmitt. "He was a one-of-a-kind combination of technical achievement as an astro...

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BC Sues Alberta Over 'Turn-Off-Fuel-Tap' Legislation

BC Sues Alberta Over 'Turn-Off-Fuel-Tap' Legislation

There matters stood until April 8, when Kinder Morgan , owner of the Trans Mountain Pipeline, put further work on the expansion project on hold. "It would be surreal and exceptionally tone deaf for...

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Alberto expected to make landfall Monday

Alberto expected to make landfall Monday

By Monday night, it might be a little bit drier, with the chance of rain dropping to 60 percent, according to the National Weather Service in Miami . A mandatory evacuation order is in effect for a...

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Apple Wants $1 Billion From Samsung at Smartphone Retrial

Apple Wants $1 Billion From Samsung at Smartphone Retrial

The design patents that Samsung infringed concern the physical shape that would become the iPhone, the bezel, and the colorful grid of icons. It will be the third time that the five patents have b...

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Oracle claims Google exfiltrates 1GB of data from Android phones every month

While Google is open about the fact that it uses location information in apps like Maps, the company is not so forthcoming about monitoring location information when these services are not being used....

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NASA Is Sending a Helicopter to Mars

NASA Is Sending a Helicopter to Mars

A remote-controlled helicopter to Mars Helicopter weighs 1.8 kg and the size of a small ball. Due to the atmospheric difference between Earth and Mars , the helicopter will be the equivalent of...

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USA gives green light to drone delivery test program

USA gives green light to drone delivery test program

Lawrence provided committee members with information about FAA efforts to enhance UAS airspace authorization and traffic management through the nationwide beta test of the Low Altitude Authorization...

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Google's Virtual Assistant Mimics Human Voice To Book Appointments

Google's Virtual Assistant Mimics Human Voice To Book Appointments

Up until now, creating a new voice took hundreds of hours in a recording studio. These new voices are powered by WaveNet , an AI-based voice synthesizer created by DeepMind , a subsidiary of Googl...

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Gmail's Smart Compose will autocomplete your emails

Gmail's Smart Compose will autocomplete your emails

The feature follows up on Smart Reply in Gmail that was introduced a year ago. That means that when you're about to email your upstairs neighbor, Gmail might just suggest "Again, I don't want to nag...

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New Fitbit Versa update could make it the best wearable for women

New Fitbit Versa update could make it the best wearable for women

Women's health tracking, meanwhile, will eventually be available to all Fitbit app users, though it's first rolling out to iOS and Windows users (it appears as a tile on in the main app dashboard)...

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Instagram Makes Serious Money Moves With New Payment Feature

Instagram Makes Serious Money Moves With New Payment Feature

Shoppers on Instagram are now redirected off-app to a business' website to process any payments. At Facebook's F8 developer conference , WhatsApp director Mubarik Imam announced that the pl...

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Xiaomi aims to ship 100 million smartphones this year, enter America

Xiaomi aims to ship 100 million smartphones this year, enter America

Shenzhen-based Chinese telecom giant Huawei's global market share ranked third in Q1 after Samsung and Apple , followed by China's Xiaomi and OPPO , the report showed. It continues to grow...

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Elon Musk confirms next Tesla Gigafactory will be in China

Elon Musk confirms next Tesla Gigafactory will be in China

Tesla's manager denied Reuters' report distributed on April 11, which had expressed Model Y generation would begin in November 2019 at the Fremont industrial facility in California as indicated b...

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Oculus Go first look: Facebook's everyday virtual reality experience

Oculus Go first look: Facebook's everyday virtual reality experience

A pre-release page for the headsets popped up on Amazon and a Reddit user spotted a display case of Oculus Go units at a Best Buy at a Fayetteville, Arkansas Best Buy. In the video below Barra...

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WhatsApp bringing group video calls, video chat coming to Instagram

WhatsApp bringing group video calls, video chat coming to Instagram

The company said that more apps will be integrated with Instagram in the future. Instagram will also roll out Video Chat and a new Explore section in the upcoming weeks. Initial partners...

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With Facebook for Dating, you're either out or way too far in

With Facebook for Dating, you're either out or way too far in

Although analysts said Facebook's initial foray would not likely be a threat to established dating sites - some of which are highly specialized to cater to specific groups - its heft and deep pocket...

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Zuckerberg takes stage during Facebook developer conference

Zuckerberg takes stage during Facebook developer conference

Facebook , which is rolling out Clear History amid the Cambridge Analytica flap as well as Zuckerberg's hearings before Congress, did note that Clear History is similar to deleting cookies from ...

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Prince Louis's birth certificate has been revealed

Prince Louis's birth certificate has been revealed

If you skip to 4.30 in the video from 2011, she'll explain just exactly how to pronounce her third child's name. William and Kate's third child was born Monday, a brother to 4-year-old Prince Georg...

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Reliance Q4 net up 17.3% at Rs9,435 crore

Reliance Q4 net up 17.3% at Rs9,435 crore

The RIL stock was trading at Rs998 at 9.20 am, up 2.32 % from the previous day. "FY18 was a landmark year for Reliance , where we established several records on both operating and financial param...

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Amazon now delivers to your vehicle

Amazon now delivers to your vehicle

The retail and technology giant has given its Prime subscribers access to get packaged delivered to the trunk of their auto, without any additional costs. "Receiving a package securely and reliably ...

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Amazon Is Working On A Home Robot To Stalk Us All

Amazon Is Working On A Home Robot To Stalk Us All

The product will reportedly come with far-field microphones and an integrated speaker , as well as a LED light bar. With this " Drop In feature", Amazon aims to recreate the feeling you get when y...

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