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SpaceX Rocket Sends A New Door To Space Station

Minutes later, the booster rocket was screaming back to Earth faster than the speed of sound, which caused a sonic boom, NASA officials said. "Congrats SpaceX on landing a rocket at sea", Obama tweeted at the time . Space.com explains that only Russian space vehicles, like the Soyuz spacecraft and robotic Progress freighters, can dock with the ISS because they have special ports on the Russian side of the station. Read More »

Ban all Russian Olympic competitors from Rio, doping agency says

Several athlete and anti-doping groups were gearing up over the weekend to send letters to the International Olympic Committee urging that Russia's entire delegation be banned from the Rio Games. It included the 2013 track world championships in Moscow and was in place during the 2015 swimming world championships in Kazan. His deputy Yuri Nagornykh, appointed by Russian president Vladimir Putin in 2010, is described by McLaren as the doping programme's main decision-maker but the report also ... Read More »

20-year-old Print Spooler flaw exposes all Windows versions to malware

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Microsoft has quietly killed a vulnerability that can be exploited to unlock ARM-powered Windows RT tablets and boot non-Redmond-approved operating systems. However, Kandek warned that the Microsoft Security Bulletin for July 2016 is a record breaker thanks to impressive, or less than impressive, numbers from the company. Read More »

Political Outsider Trump Introducing Insider Mike Pence

The only sign onstage in the Manhattan hotel ballroom bore only Trump's name. But Saturday's announcement in NY unveiling that choice turned out to be as unconventional as Trump has been for more than a year as a presidential candidate. Choosing a venue in a state Trump has little chance of winning also broke with traditional politicking strategy. When Pence took the stage he thanked Trump "for the confidence you've placed in us", he said. Read More »

Pence campaign logo is raising eyebrows

Pence wasn't even on stage while Trump was reading his written remarks. Trump and his new running mate appeared on stage together only briefly before Trump disappeared and Pence gave a speech that closely hewed to the populist themes that Trump has voiced, describing himself as "really just a small-town boy". Read More »

Pence campaign logo is raising eyebrows

Pence wasn't even on stage while Trump was reading his written remarks. Trump and his new running mate appeared on stage together only briefly before Trump disappeared and Pence gave a speech that closely hewed to the populist themes that Trump has voiced, describing himself as "really just a small-town boy". Read More »

Pence campaign logo is raising eyebrows

Pence wasn't even on stage while Trump was reading his written remarks. Trump and his new running mate appeared on stage together only briefly before Trump disappeared and Pence gave a speech that closely hewed to the populist themes that Trump has voiced, describing himself as "really just a small-town boy". Read More »

Trump introduces Gov Pence as 'my partner in this campaign'

After giving a shortened version of his usual stump speech, Trump introduced Gov. Pence. Republican officials were overwhelmingly positive in their reactions to a Trump-Pence ticket. "Just as the Pence drama was unfolding, an attacker with no apparent ties to any known terrorist group drove a truck into a huge crowd watching Bastille Day fireworks in Nice, France". Read More »

Trump introduces Gov Pence as 'my partner in this campaign'

After giving a shortened version of his usual stump speech, Trump introduced Gov. Pence. Republican officials were overwhelmingly positive in their reactions to a Trump-Pence ticket. "Just as the Pence drama was unfolding, an attacker with no apparent ties to any known terrorist group drove a truck into a huge crowd watching Bastille Day fireworks in Nice, France". Read More »

New Trump-Pence Campaign Logo Raising Eyebrows on Social Media

Created to represent his partnership with his new running, Mike Pence , the joint campaign image depicts the "T" from Trump and the "P" from Mike Pence interconnected with the phrase: "Trump Pence: Make America great again". He may be forced by convention to choose a running mate to occasionally share the stage, but in this relationship, Trump is on top. Trump just gave internet logo critics a gift this Friday: A new WASPy logo ripe for mockery. Read More »

SpaceX takes another shot at launching station docking port

This adapter will be one of two at the station. SpaceX is still as the time given booking the primary rocket dispatch utilizing one of the pieces it has recouped, maybe in the fall. Landing the rocket is a secondary goal. The metal docking ring, built by Boeing Co, is 7.8 feet (2.4 meters) in diameter. SpaceX returned to flight in December - the mission whose booster landed at Cape Canaveral - and now could notch its seventh successful flight in 2016, its best total in any calendar year. Read More »

Clinton airing thousands of positive ads while Trump silent

While Clinton earns a 63 percent positive favorability rating among Latinos, pollsters found Republicans problems with Hispanic voters run much deeper than just Trump. Fifty-five percent of Americans say the word "honest" doesn't describe Clinton well at all , up slightly from 50 percent in April and 44 percent in October 2015. Read More »

Consumer Reports says Tesla should drop Autopilot name

The feature's name along with Tesla's marketing around Autopilot creates a "dangerously premature assumption that the Model S was capable of truly driving on its own". The move forces automakers and safety agencies to reassess the basic relationship between increasingly sophisticated cars and human drivers . "This is enforced by onboard monitoring and alerts". Read More »

How To Find and Catch Pokemon in Pokemon Go

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You'll also get experience bonuses (in the form of Nice or Excellent Throw) if you toss a PokeBall directly at the Pokemon's head, with the ring at its smallest diameter. Just a little more patience. One particularly inhuman and emotionless act is that gamers are going around hallowed grounds to catch Pokemon . This stems from something my boss asked as I was writing this. Read More »

Pokemon Go aiming for rollout to 200 markets soon

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Seriel was playing outside Yale's Old Campus Monday night, a popular spot with many pokestops. Authorities say Cary suffered a broken ankle and cuts to both legs. Malware: So far, the app is available only in the U.S., Australia and New Zealand. To capture as many Pokemon as they can, players explore cities and towns. Read More »

AT&T, Verizon Get Their Wish: FCC Opens Up 5G Airwaves

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The 5-0 vote frees 3.85GHz of licensed spectrum and 7GHz of unlicensed spectrum for mobile and fixed-use wireless broadband, a move first proposed last month by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler. "The FCC's order is extremely shortsighted". During an open meeting , commissioners unanimously passed the Spectrum Frontier proposal, giving agencies and companies new access to higher frequencies of the "spectrum band" - resulting in a more efficient network. Read More »

$80 fine for Pokemon Go and drive

And how many can you catch exactly? "While minor injuries have already been reported overseas, ACC is yet to receive any Zubat, Pikachu or other Pokemon-related claims - and we don't want you to be the first". However, a recent Reddit post told the story of one Pokemon Go collector going to the emergency room after "falling in a ditch". And on that basis, we present all 151 to you so you can see what you are looking for, and even tick them off when you've caught them. Read More »

Pokemon Go becomes biggest mobile game in USA history

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It's official. Pokémon GO is huge. Pokemon GO only launched last week and it is now already the most popular mobile game in the United States ever with around 21 million daily active players. We've also attempted to find stills of them taken from the cartoon series or games, to make the experience even more retro. Furthermore, Pokemon GO has become more searched on Google than the word "porn". Read More »

Facebook Likes Office 365 and Other Cloud News from Microsoft

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As Facebook starts using Microsoft's Office 365, it won't ditch the Facebook at Work, which would continue to be used internally. Campos explained that Facebook will be using Microsoft Delve to improve efficiencies. Microsoft Graph (previously called Office 365 unified API) is a unified API endpoint that provides a way for developers to access data, intelligence, and insights that come from the Microsoft cloud. Read More »

US senator probes Pokemon GO maker over data privacy concerns

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The whole craze over the game has taken the world by storm although as of now the game is officially available only in US, Australia and New Zealand. You try and capture monsters that are hidden in that world. The first time we wrote about this petition was on July 7, so 6 days ago, when it had only 4,000 signatures . Read More »

New 'Fear the Walking Dead' photos reveal what happened to Nick

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Her posts on social media are pretty light on TWD content these days. Some super sleuths have come up with a theory that it's Maggie who new bad guy Negan bludgeons to death on The Walking Dead. Although walkers won't be much of his problems, a Negan-like baddie may be, if the teaser for " Fear the Walking Dead " season 2 is anything to go by. Read More »

Froome in yellow but kept in check by Quintana

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However, Yates, whose twin brother Simon also rides with Orica-Bike Exchange but is not on the Tour this year, would easily trade a decent overall finish in Paris against a stage win. McLay and Yates are not the only talented prospects; as well as the other Yates twin, Simon, the next generation includes Owain Doull, who will turn professional with Team Sky after Rio, and US-based Tao Geoghegan-Hart, or the Spanish-based climber Hugh Carthy. Read More »

NASA's Juno spacecraft beams first pictures from Jupiter

Ground controllers at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Lockheed Martin erupted in applause when the solar-powered Juno spacecraft beamed home news that it was circling Jupiter's poles. Scientists believe Jupiter was the first planet created and that its enormous size - 1,300 times the volume of Earth - helped it hold onto everything formed along with it 4.5 billion years ago. Read More »

Splash! Kevin Durant finalizes two-year deal with Warriors

In an appearance on ESPN's Mike and Mike on Wednesday morning, the Basketball Hall of Famer said Durant is taking the easy route to a championship by teaming with reigning back-to-back MVP victor Stephen Curry and fellow All-Stars Klay Thompson and Draymond Green. Read More »

Double the fun? Merritt moves on in quest for Olympic double

Price-Smith was on the U.S. Team in Seoul, South Korea (1988), Barcelona, Spain (1992), Atlanta, Ga. "Not that it would have changed the outcome of what I did, but it is in the back of your head, 'OK, if she wasn't there, maybe I would have got to that semifinal and things would have been a little bit different, '" Bishop said . Read More »

Is Medical Marijuana Replacing Other Prescription Drugs?

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Kyle Atkinson, president of Trauma Healing Centers - a company that helps veterans file reimbursement claims for medicinal marijuana - told CBC News at the time that he suspected that some of the 1,700 veterans using medical cannabis may have stopped using other prescription drugs. Read More »

Larry Brown resigning as SMU basketball coach

Brown is leaving the Mustangs after four years on the job. Brown didn't return messages left on his cellphone by The Associated Press. Also on the list of active Hall of Fame head coaches at the college level are Louisville's Rick Pitino, North Carolina's Roy Williams, Syracuse's Jim Boeheim and Kentucky's John Calipari. Read More »