• Washington woman selected as a NASA astronaut candidate
Washington woman selected as a NASA astronaut candidate

Cardman is now a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow working on her doctorate at The Pennsylvania State University. Col. Raja Chari , who has been selected for promotion to colonel, relinquishes command of the squadron tomorrow.

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  • NASA picks Jasmin Moghbeli, of Baldwin, as astronaut candidate
NASA picks Jasmin Moghbeli, of Baldwin, as astronaut candidate

A Gates Cambridge Scholar, Barron earned a master's degree in nuclear engineering from the University of Cambridge. Jack Fischer , an astronaut from the class of 2009, just recently launched to the space station in April. BOB HINES , 42, considers Harrisburg his hometown. One of them, Dr. Francisco Rubio , has been a surgeon on the Mountain Pos...

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  • Erdogan urges lifting of blockade against Qatar
Erdogan urges lifting of blockade against Qatar

On Thursday night, Erdogan ratified two deals on deploying Turkish troops to Qatar and training its gendarmerie after they were passed by Turkey's parliament a day earlier. Pentagon officials say supplies for the base are still getting through just fine, at least for now. "We are working closely with our stakeholders to address the impact on servic...

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  • Comey slams White House 'lies' in blockbuster testimony
Comey slams White House 'lies' in blockbuster testimony

During more than two hours of testimony, Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee he believed Trump had directed him in February to drop an FBI probe into the Republican president's former national security adviser Michael Flynn as part of the broader Russian Federation investigation.

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  • 300000 year-old Homo Sapiens found in Morocco rewrites species history
300000 year-old Homo Sapiens found in Morocco rewrites species history

Across the globe and throughout history, humans have been interested in understanding their origins - both biological and cultural. However, the interpretation of the Irhoud fossils has always been complicated by persistent uncertainties surrounding their geological age.

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  • Fortinet Incorporated (NASDAQ:FTNT) Just Reported Decreased Shorts
Fortinet Incorporated (NASDAQ:FTNT) Just Reported Decreased Shorts

Two Sigma Investments LP boosted its stake in Fortinet by 119.5% in the fourth quarter. The firm owned 10,451 shares of the software maker's stock after buying an additional 1,515 shares during the period. According to analysts Fortinet Inc (NASDAQ:FTNT)'s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $0.19 and can go high up to $0.21. If you are viewi...

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  • Brazilian top court rules against removing president Temer
Brazilian top court rules against removing president Temer

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. Alexandre Parola, a spokesman for Temer, said after the ruling that the president viewed the decision as an example of effective institutions keeping the country's democracy working.

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  • NASA Selects Air Force Pilot as Astronaut Candidate
NASA Selects Air Force Pilot as Astronaut Candidate

Naval Test Pilot School in Patuxent River, Md. An Alaskan is among the 12 people selected by NASA for the newest class of astronaut candidates. The talented duo is part of a team of almost 50 astronauts, some of whom are retired Army officers, in NASA's human spaceflight program.

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  • Former Government Contractor Charged in First Criminal Leak Case in Trump's Presidency
Former Government Contractor Charged in First Criminal Leak Case in Trump's Presidency

Victor charged with leaking US governmen. Winner's mother, Billie Winner-Davis, told the court her daughter had never been in any trouble and was at the top of her class throughout her school days. When prosecutors questioned Winner-Davis about her daughter telling her to "play that angle", she said it was true. Rosie O'Donnell has personal...

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  • Olympics Shift: IOC Doubles Number Of Mixed-Gender Events, Adds 5 Sports
Olympics Shift: IOC Doubles Number Of Mixed-Gender Events, Adds 5 Sports

Bach praised both Paris and Los Angeles , saying that having two such strong bids "represents a golden opportunity for the Olympic Games". "The IOC Executive Board has today unanimously approved the recommendation.to award the Olympic Games for 2024 and 2028 at the same time", IOC chief Thomas Bach told reporters.

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  • Germany: Climate will last longer than Trump presidency
Germany: Climate will last longer than Trump presidency

Furthermore, dozens of Hawaiian mayors have agreed to take action along with the state in practicing safer agricultural methods in order to meet the Paris Accord's goals. We're curious to see how much the American people, separate from our national government, do to reduce carbon emissions and clean up our planet.

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  • Panthers Address Michael Oher's Deleted Instagram Post Showing Pills
Panthers Address Michael Oher's Deleted Instagram Post Showing Pills

On Friday, Oher posted and quickly deleted an Instagram post showing 10 pill bottles with the caption, "all for the brain". But Panthers General Manager Dave Gettleman acknowledged it's a concern. "Our No. 1 priority is a healthy Michael Oher", Gettleman said. Clearly, Oher has suffered a very serious head injury that he may never fully recover...

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  • Apple's New 'Do Not Disturb' Feature Could Help Prevent Distracted Driving
Apple's New 'Do Not Disturb' Feature Could Help Prevent Distracted Driving

When Apple's marketing boss Phil Schiller introduced the company's new wireless speaker, the HomePod , on Monday, the emphasis was clearly on the device's hi-fi capabilities as opposed to its function as a voice-enabled smart home hub. And, of course, it'll only work if your visitor has an iPhone, so keep that scrap of paper around for any And...

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  • How toxic! Russian hackers are using Britney Spears' Instagram to spread malware
How toxic! Russian hackers are using Britney Spears' Instagram to spread malware

It's part of a "watering hole" attack, ESET explains. 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. So, too, does the malware. However, as BoingBoing points out, the Command & Control systems that intercept such s...

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  • Qatar won't back down in face of pressure: minister
Qatar won't back down in face of pressure: minister

In response, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia worked forcefully to block Qatar's interests in the region, helping to depose Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, a member of the Muslim Brotherhood , funding rival opposition factions in Syria and supporting the government of Gen.

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  • London attacker's mother says he was radicalized in Britain
London attacker's mother says he was radicalized in Britain

On Saturday, a vehicle rammed into people on the London Bridge before continuing in the direction of Borough Market . Youssef Zaghba , 22, the son of an Italian mother and Moroccan father, was reportedly stopped at Italy's Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport previous year as he was headed to Syria via Turkey.

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  • Spider-Man: Homecoming Went Through Seven Lego Death Stars For One Gag
Spider-Man: Homecoming Went Through Seven Lego Death Stars For One Gag

Just shy to a month before the highly anticipated Spider-man movie arrives in theaters, Sony Pictures releases a teaser during Game 3 of the NBA Finals. It's the idea of complex character charting that makes a world feel small instead of big. We don't know yet because the movie isn't out but of all the reveals this one is the lamest.

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  • A New Astronaut Class Begins The Journey To The Stars
A New Astronaut Class Begins The Journey To The Stars

NASA introduced the new astronauts during a special event held at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. A Washington woman is one of 12 candidates selected for NASA's 2017 class of astronauts. US astronauts haven't launched from home soil since 2011. "We look forward to the energy and talent of these astronauts fueling our exciting future...

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  • Apple WWDC: The Highlights From Apple's Big Conference
Apple WWDC: The Highlights From Apple's Big Conference

With more voice assistants competing for your attention than ever before, the time was right for Apple to introduce a slew of Siri upgrades on Monday, June 5, at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference . Users can also decide if there are some people who should be able to "break through" the mode, in the event there's an important message. It...

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  • This team suffered, but they responded, says Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger
This team suffered, but they responded, says Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger

I've played until the end of my contract, which is today basically. "The players play for their future, for their next season". If Ramsey was not in an offside position, I could go out and touch the ball but I had to stop because he was there.

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