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Russian Federation suspects sabotage in Soyuz ISS air leak

Russian Federation suspects sabotage in Soyuz ISS air leak

Either way, the incident points to poor oversight and lack of quality control measures at the Russian space agency. Russian Federation is investigating potential sabotage of its Soyuz rocket...

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Kavanaugh may be 'Crazytown's' best choice for Supreme Court

Kavanaugh may be 'Crazytown's' best choice for Supreme Court

Kavanaugh faced 12 hours of questioning from senators during the second day of his judiciary committee confirmation hearing on Wednesday. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) risked being expelled from the U.S. In...

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Germany pledges €1 million for Rio museum cleanup

Germany pledges €1 million for Rio museum cleanup

Protesters clashed with police in Rio, linking the ruin of the National Museum to wider austerity measures and spending cuts that have left the country's infrastructure in woeful disrepair. So far, ...

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Kavanaugh defends his net neutrality dissent in Senate hearing

Kavanaugh defends his net neutrality dissent in Senate hearing

Supreme Court . TRT World's North America Correspondent Jon Brain reports from Washington . And Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) on Wednesday railed against Grassley for withholding a specific Kavan...

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Tropical Storm Gordon threatens Gulf Coast, hurricane warning in place

Tropical Storm Gordon threatens Gulf Coast, hurricane warning in place

The last time there was no hurricane between July 13 and September 3, peak season, was in 2013, Klotzbach said. If it strengthens, Gordon would become the third hurricane of the 2018 season and th...

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Tropical storm Gordon weakens after killing child

Tropical storm Gordon weakens after killing child

Wednesday Morning: After churning up the state of MS through the overnight, Gordon has been downgraded to a tropical depression following the most recent update from the NHC. Schools in parts of coas...

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Biggest impacts from Gordon locally in the Gulf, near the coast

Biggest impacts from Gordon locally in the Gulf, near the coast

The huge storm is headed towards the US Gulf Coast at a rate of 15mph and is expected to hit the MS and Louisiana border late on Tuesday night. It was moving relatively quickly, at about 25 km/h. ...

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Tropical Storm Gordon track expected to bring winds to Sebastian, Vero Beach

Tropical Storm Gordon track expected to bring winds to Sebastian, Vero Beach

Phil Bryant declared a state of emergency as the storm bore down on his state's coast, as did Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey . All tropical storm warnings were canceled for South Florida and the Florida K...

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Bodies of 87 elephants found in Botswana after being killed for tusks

It is described as Africa's last eden . The report added that the dead animals were found shortly after Botswana deactivated its anti-poaching unit and appeared to have been killed a few weeks ag...

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Trudeau Plays Down Alberta’s Exit From His Climate Change Plan

Trudeau Plays Down Alberta’s Exit From His Climate Change Plan

Morneau did not rule out seeking leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada, but he suggested the government would comply with the Federal Court's requirements, saying it had given the governmen...

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Tropical Storm Gordon forms near upper Florida Keys

Tropical Storm Gordon forms near upper Florida Keys

Isolated tornadoes are possible. Tropical Storm Gordon was already battering South Florida on Monday as meteorologists issued tropical storm warning for the region from the Florida Keys to the upp...

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Barack Obama delivers eulogy for late Senator John McCain

Barack Obama delivers eulogy for late Senator John McCain

Drake will-they-or-won't-they beef. It's a politics that pretends to be fearless, but in fact is born of fear. One of the most tense episodes came in July of past year, when McCain - shortly afte...

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ISS suffers air leak but the crew is safe, NASA says

ISS suffers air leak but the crew is safe, NASA says

Flight controllers at their respective Mission Control centers in Houston and Moscow worked together with the crew to effect a fix option in which Soyuz commander Sergey Prokopyev of Roscosmos used ep...

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Russia Blocking NASA Astronauts To International Space Station?

Russia Blocking NASA Astronauts To International Space Station?

The crew was never in danger, according to NASA . The minute tear, measuring about two millimeters (0.08 inch) in diameter, was discovered in the capsule's orbital compartment and was readily fix...

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Astronauts fix air leak on the International Space Station

Astronauts fix air leak on the International Space Station

At one point, NASA astronaut Drew Feustel, who serves as the space station's commander, counseled caution. They determined that the leak is in the Russian segment of the space station, but the exa...

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California's Net Neutrality Law Could Lead to Protections Nationwide

California's Net Neutrality Law Could Lead to Protections Nationwide

ArsTechnica reports that the group has in fact "consistently fought against both federal and state-level net neutrality rules". They say it's unrealistic to expect them to comply with internet rules ...

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Astronaut Robb Kulin quits NASA coaching - a first in 50 years

Astronaut Robb Kulin quits NASA coaching - a first in 50 years

Those astronauts that do pass the programme usually wait years for their first flight assignments, and some never end up flying at all. He was one of the 12 astronauts chosen last summer from a re...

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Tropical Storm Florence developing in Atlantic

Tropical Storm Florence developing in Atlantic

The system is located approximately 130 miles southeast of the southernmost Cabo Verde Islands. The tropical Atlantic Ocean, which had been silent , continues to show new signs of life . Then once...

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Facebook Commits to Using 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2020

Facebook Commits to Using 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2020

Facebook said in a statement that it is "on track to be one of the largest corporate purchasers of renewable energy". "This project will generate 300 GWh annually, while helping achieve the goal...

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International Space Station leak to be plugged after suspected micrometeorite hit

On Thursday morning, an investigation showed the leak appeared to be on the Russian side of the space station. It was traced to a hole about 2mm across, located in the most recent Russian Soyuz spac...

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Third hurricane of season in Atlantic predicted by Sunday

Third hurricane of season in Atlantic predicted by Sunday

The National Hurricane Center is monitoring what it calls Potential Tropical Cyclone Six in the far Atlantic. "Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and the disturbance is expec...

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French environment minister quits during live radio interview

French environment minister quits during live radio interview

Nicolas Hulot, an environmentalist and former TV personality, announced on a radio breakfast show that he was leaving the government over "an accumulation of disappointments " with the half-hearted...

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Goats prefer happy faces, study finds

After years of living around humans, goats may have learned to read and respond to facial expressions, a new study said - and they seem to like happy people better. The animals also tended to spend ...

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Passengers flee after 'illegal' boat runs aground in Australia

Passengers flee after 'illegal' boat runs aground in Australia

Home affairs minister Peter Dutton said the partially sunk vessel had come from Vietnam and was the first boat of asylum-seekers to reach the country since 2014. 7 News understands locals helped bring...

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Goats prefer happy people

Goats prefer happy people

But whether domestic species tamed mainly for the goal of providing food - such as milk, butter, cheese, wool and meat - are capable of this had remained a mystery. They reacted more excitedly to the ...

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Hurricane/Tropical Storm Lane Poured Record Rainfall on East Hawaii

Hurricane/Tropical Storm Lane Poured Record Rainfall on East Hawaii

While it slowed, the storm's outer bands hovered over the east side of the Big Island, allowing Lane to drop 51.53 inches of rain, the National Weather Service said Monday. "Significant flash floo...

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California to become first state eliminating bail for suspects awaiting trial

California to become first state eliminating bail for suspects awaiting trial

California will no longer have a bail system for suspects awaiting trial beginning next year, after Democratic Gov. In his 1979 State of the State Address, Brown argued the existing process was biased...

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Hawaii residents urged to remain vigilant after hurricane

Hawaii residents urged to remain vigilant after hurricane

Elsewhere on the Big Island , the National Guard and firefighters rescued six people and a dog from a flooded home, while five California tourists were rescued from another house. On Saturday the win...

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NASA propose to do self in space

NASA propose to do self in space

Spitzer's outstanding discoveries and incredible images are at the centre of these new apps. You can grab the free NASA selfie app using the following App Store link. The second of NASA's new a...

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Hawaii dodges a bullet but still suffers Lane's punch

Hawaii dodges a bullet but still suffers Lane's punch

While they will not face the full fury of a Category 3 hurricane, residents and tourists should remain vigilant as heavy rains, flash floods and landslides are still a threat. RAINFALL: Lane's outer r...

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