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So if we're going to leave our children with oceans like the ones that were left to us then we're going to have to act. On Friday, September 16th Senator Richard Blumenthal, fishermen, advocates and experts shared details of the New England Coral Canyons and Seamounts becoming the first ever marine national monument in the Atlantic.
  • NASA launches mission to collect samples from asteroid

    NASA launches mission to collect samples from asteroid

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    ET from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 411 rocket. A little over an hour later, mission managers deemed the craft healthy as it separated from its booster, opened its solar panels and sent signals back to mission control.
  • Lost comet lander Philae found lying in a ditch

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    Later this month, as Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko sails away from our warming star and in the direction of Jupiter's orbit, the solar energy required to juice Rosetta and its compliment of instruments will wane. Rosetta is the first comet mission to provide clear evidence of solid organic matter from dusty organic particles surrounding a comet. And I'm not just talking about lost comet landers.
  • Are Analysts Bullish Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) After Last Week?

    Are Analysts Bullish Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) After Last Week?

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    Jefferies Group reissued a "hold" rating and issued a $75.00 price objective on shares of Dollar Tree in a research note on Monday, May 16th. The share price of Dollar Tree, Inc . The New York-based Darsana Capital Partners Lp has invested 6.61% in the stock. Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) remained bullish with an increase +0.50% putting the price on the $84.47 per share in last trading session ended on 9/6/2016.
  • Wheeler Promises FCC Vote on Business Data Services This Year

    Wheeler Promises FCC Vote on Business Data Services This Year

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    Some in the entertainment industry, particularly cable companies and content studios, were irate at the prospect of a mandate to provide video programming to tech developers, and no amount of assurances that content restrictions would be honored could soothe suspicions that the plan was giving companies like Google and Apple an unfair advantage over those like Comcast and Verizon paying for programming.
  • NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft all set for asteroid Bennu mission

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    Since carbonaceous asteroids like Bennu were formed in the early stages of the system's formation, they have a unique structure that is helpful to understanding the building blocks of the universe, Daly said. More to our benefit, the spacecraft will also test how much its presence near the asteroid affects how Bennu moves through space. NASA estimated the asteroid to be between 25 and 50 feet (7 and 16 meters) in diameter and said it was not a hazard to Earth.
  • Spoiler: Amazon accidentally unveils iPhone 7 early

    Spoiler: Amazon accidentally unveils iPhone 7 early

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    The 7 Plus shares many attributes as its 7 counterpart, including its new dust- and water-resistant design, stereo speakers and a lack of a headphone jack. But despite a recent dip in iPhone sales , most Apple watchers expect the company to save its next big overhaul for 2017, the 10th anniversary of the first iPhone's release.
  • NASA's Asteroid-Sampling Mission: OSIRIS REx, Set To Launch On Sept. 8

    NASA's Asteroid-Sampling Mission: OSIRIS REx, Set To Launch On Sept. 8

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    Pebbles formed boulders and boulders crashed together to form larger objects we term planetesimals. "Any team that's planning on intimately interacting with an asteroid, whether they're mining it or for future exploration, they're going to take advantage of all the pioneering techniques we're developing".
  • Emulator Dolphin can now boot every GameCube game

    Emulator Dolphin can now boot every GameCube game

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    Now, the Dolphin emulator can at least boot every official GameCube title with fewer crashes while games that use a different type of memory addressing will run about 8-15% slower. The Dolphin emulator, which began as a closed-source development project in 2003 and eventually went open-source in 2008, has become a well-known entity in the emulator community.
  • Speculation That New IPhone Won't Have Headphone Jack

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    Ahead of this week's "iPhone 7" event, Cupertino has updated its Events app on Apple TV . Also, Apple is planning to release wireless earpods. Reports claim that the headphone jack will be replaced with a lightning connector, and the company will be introducing new lightning earphones with its new device.
  • Eastern gorilla gets added to critically endangered list

    Eastern gorilla gets added to critically endangered list

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    Giant pandas are no longer threatened with extinction after years of conservation efforts, an worldwide environmental group said, but the Chinese government says it is "too early" to make such a call. the mom's second set of twins. Around 880 mountain gorillas are believed to be alive today. The organization said an estimated 5,000 eastern gorillas remain in the wild, a decline of about 70 percent over the past 20 years.
  • Obama, Putin, agree to continue seeking deal on Syria

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    The American side accused Russian Federation of backtracking on already agreed issues which Washington refused to revisit, but the talks seemed to have been overtaken by developments on the ground, after government troops encircled rebel-held parts of Aleppo.
  • SpaceX scouring data for clues to launch pad explosion

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    SpaceX CEO Elon Musk was quick to point out the explosion was actually a "fast fire not an explosion ", but whatever it's called the result is the same: the destruction of a $62 million rocket. Saturday's planned liftoff would have been the ninth by SpaceX in 2016, with eight more planned by the end of the year. The astronaut Scott Kelly said it last June, when a SpaceX rocket carrying supplies to him and his colleagues aboard the International Space Station disintegrated in midflight.
  • SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Explodes In Cape Canaveral During Pre-Launch Test

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    It is reported that the explosions shook the nearby buildings and the emergency crews running to the launch pad. It says in a report by BBC News , the rocket's payload was an Israeli-built communications satellite for Facebook. Overall, SpaceX has had 27 successful launches of Falcon 9 rockets. "Fortunately, we have developed other technologies like Aquila that will connect people as well", Zuckerberg continues.
  • Reliance Jio rolls out Jio Welcome Offer

    Reliance Jio rolls out Jio Welcome Offer

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    The free voice call service will be offered on Jio for life, he said. Ambani said that Reliance Retail introduced a line-up of super affordable 4G LTE smartphones under the LYF brand, starting at Rs 2,999, and it will launch more models at progressively higher price-points like Rs 3999, Rs 4999 and so on.
  • Mark Zuckerberg Leaves Nigeria, Arrives In Kenya

    Mark Zuckerberg Leaves Nigeria, Arrives In Kenya

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    Speaking at an ultra-hard-to-get-into town hall session at the Landmark Centre , VI as part of his visit to Nigeria, Facebook founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg said Nigeria would definitely be a part of innovations that would change the world.
  • US auto sales expected to drop in August

    US auto sales expected to drop in August

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    US sales outpaced broader economic growth coming out of the recession, but now they're settling in to a more sustainable pace. F-Series had its best retail sales month all year. Autodata figures show passenger vehicle sales fell 12.6 percent while SUV and truck sales rose 2.4 percent. Sales of new vehicles stumbled in August and as a result General Motors , Ford , Nissan and Toyota all reported significant drops sales year over year but transaction prices continued to increase right along ...
  • Pope calls for new work of mercy: Care for environment

    Pope calls for new work of mercy: Care for environment

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    Throughout the year, the faithful have been urged to practice the seven corporal and seven spiritual works of mercy , which were first outlined in the Gospel and have been articulated over centuries by philosophers and theologians. "We are called to respond to it that way, with prayer". "For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked ...
  • Xbox Games with Gold for September 2016 announced

    Xbox Games with Gold for September 2016 announced

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    Members will be able to play the free Xbox 360 games on Xbox One because of the Backward Compatibility program that Xbox has implemented. The lineup will be refreshed on Thursday, Sept. Another Xbox One title is " Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China " from Ubisoft. Another game that can be downloaded is the Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China .
  • Sony unveils mid-range Xperia X Compact

    Sony unveils mid-range Xperia X Compact

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    The button placements are on the bottom right edge of the device, just like the other Xperia X phones. They are also the first phones with 5-axis image stabilization, which Sony says enables shooting smoother videos , even in close-up zoom, and they come with the Adaptive Charging technology developed with Qnovo to extend the battery lifespan.
  • Protein shows promise for effective Alzheimer's treatment

    Protein shows promise for effective Alzheimer's treatment

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    Developers are aware of the fact that their latest study on aducanumab was not carried out on a large scale, but they are confident about the results. The people getting the highest dose showed higher rates of a brain swelling that's been linked with aducanumab and other drugs in earlier trials. The issue they encountered is known as amyloid-related imaging abnormalities or ARIA - abnormalities in the brain observed by MRI scans, which are generally asymptomatic.
  • Russian Federation says it killed IS spokesman al-Adnani in Syria strike

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    Accounts from arrested members of the Islamic State confirmed Mr. Adnani's role as an operational leader as well. A U.S. defence official dismissed the Russian claim. "What made him particularly risky was that he personally oversaw and directed ISIL's external operations". A French terrorist named Faiz Bouchrane, arrested in 2014 while planning to attack Shiites in Lebanon, said he was acting on Adnani's orders .
  • DNA sequenced in space for first time

    DNA sequenced in space for first time

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    A process that identifies the order of the four chemical building blocks that comprise the genetic information for all living organisms, DNA sequencing can be used to diagnose illness in astronauts as well as to pinpoint microbes that could potentially cause disease that may be present on the ISS.
  • Liverpool pricked by Rose thorn at Spurs

    Liverpool pricked by Rose thorn at Spurs

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    The result means Liverpool are unbeaten against Spurs in their last eight visits to White Hart Lane , while Rose's goal was Spurs' first against Liverpool at White Hart Lane since 2012. And late on when Klopp wanted to bring on a more traditional forward with 20 minutes to go, it was Divock Origi who was chosen - much to the distate of Daniel Sturridge as you can see above.
  • Drake and Rihanna kiss on stage

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    Drake won best hip hop video for Hotline Bling and Calvin Harris won best male video for This is What You Came For , which his ex-girlfriend Swift co-wrote and sang backup on. Bow down, haters, cause the Queen ain't giving up her throne any time soon. In case you forgot, she famously curved Lady Gaga at the VMAs way back in 2011.
  • SpaceX gets taker for 1st flight of recycled rocket

    SpaceX gets taker for 1st flight of recycled rocket

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    Launching something into orbit more than 200 miles above Earth at 17,500 mph requires hundreds of times more energy than Blue Origin's current New Shepherd rocket system, Musk has said. "Having been the first commercial satellite operator to launch with SpaceX back in 2013, we are excited to once again be the first customer to launch on SpaceX's first ever mission using a flight-proven rocket", Martin Halliwell, Chief Technology Officer at SES , said in a statement.
  • Dogs understand language a lot more than we give them credit for

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    When dogs hear speech, he explains, they seem to separate the meaning of words from the intonation, and each aspect of speech is analyzed independently. His study indicates that dogs can recognize familiar words, independent of context like tone of voice and body language. Because domestication happened over a relatively short period of time , scientists believe it's unlikely human influence alone accounts for the development of vocabulary and intonation processing centers in the brain.
  • NASA's Juno shuttle gets up close and personal with Jupiter

    NASA's Juno shuttle gets up close and personal with Jupiter

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    Juno had its scientific instruments up and running for this encounter, the first time it has had to do so in the almost two months it's been in orbit around Jupiter. "The only way we're going to ever be able to understand what we see in those extrasolar planets is by actually understanding our system, our Jupiter itself", David Ciardi, an astronomer with NASA's Exoplanet Science Institute (NExSci) said in a press release .
  • The National Park Service celebrates 100 years

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    Around 4 million people visit Yosemite National Park annually. How about heading to one of our nation's great national parks? To celebrate, the Assateague Island National Seashore is doing something pretty special for whoever visits this weekend.
  • Clinton Calendars Won't Be Released Until after Election

    Clinton Calendars Won't Be Released Until after Election

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    The AP's analysis focused on people with private interests and excluded her meetings or calls with US federal employees or foreign government representatives. The foundation's global work would be transitioned to other organizations. "There's a lot of potential conflicts and a lot of potential problems", said Douglas White, an expert on nonprofits at Columbia University.