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Francisco "Frank" Rubio, U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. All of the astronaut candidates will undergo two years of training, then will be assigned to NASA's Astronaut Office performing "technical duties" while awaiting possible flight assignments. Is the stick actually a highly-specialized new NASA tool designed specifically for taking astronaut selfies? An eastern Iowa native has an elite opportunity to become a NASA astronaut.
  • New Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16215 Now Available

    New Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16215 Now Available

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    My People: You can now drop a file onto any of the contacts pinned in the overflow area, the sound made when you receive an emoji from one of your pinned contacts has been updated, and other improvements. A new winkey + period / semicolon keyboard shortcut will trigger a new emoji panel where you can pick the most appropriate emoji for your messages. It includes enhanced text prediction, an improved emoji experience, a one-handed mode, and shape writing.
  • The truth about Trump's $110 billion Saudi arms deal

    The truth about Trump's $110 billion Saudi arms deal

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    But beyond that, USA officials were slow to provide a complete list of the agreements or a full accounting of the totals they provided. Riedel also argued that Saudi Arabia would now be hard pressed to pay for such a deal thanks to a depression in oil prices and the cost of its ongoing military operations in Yemen, both factors in the Kingodm's struggle to pay off a previous $112 billion arms deal reached with the Obama administration.
  • What we learned from Comey's testimony

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    Legal analysts have said previously that there was reason to believe Trump might have obstructed justice - both in asking him to shut down the probe into Flynn and then, later, in firing Comey. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.). Trump proceeded to say to him, Comey alleged, that he hoped Comey would "let it go", regarding an investigation of former national security adviser Flynn and his ties to Russian Federation.
  • Comey paints Trump as a 'pants on fire' president

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    Rep. Eric Swawell (D-CA) said that Comey's testimony supports the idea that Trump tried to have Comey shut down the investigation into former national security advisor Michael Flynn . "I know I was sacked because of something about the way I was conducting the Russian Federation investigation was in some way putting pressure on him, in some way irritating him, and he made a decision to fire me because of that".
  • Apple's iOS 11 will make iPhone 5 and 5c obsolete

    Apple's iOS 11 will make iPhone 5 and 5c obsolete

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    Apple's speaker will be launching in the U.S., U.K., and Australia in December, with additional markets to come next year.Soon, Apple will introduce a new iPhone feature that will do away with that annoying - and risky - urge to look at a text message while you're driving.Apple says its new feature knows when you are driving and switches your iPhone into the new "Do Not Disturb While Driving" mode.
  • War for the Planet of the Apes - Meet Nova!

    War for the Planet of the Apes - Meet Nova!

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    We finally have our first real look at the young girl in War for the Planet of the Apes through a new clip released today. The next installment in the better-than-it-has-any-right-to-be Planet of the Apes franchise, War for the Planet of the Apes , reportedly takes place years into the Human vs.
  • After James Comey's testimony, Judge Napolitano brings the president's honesty into question

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    Discussing the Oval Office meeting where Comey says Trump asked him to back off Flynn, Feinstein asked: "Why didn't you stop and say, 'Mr". Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. And indeed it did. But after Trump made statements to the press that Comey's poor handling of the Russian investigation was behind the firing - and Trump administration spokespeople attacked his stewardship of the FBI - Comey chose to challenge him.
  • Comey gives damning testimony against Trump

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    In a written statement ahead of his testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee , Comey detailed how Trump repeatedly raised the Russian Federation case with him earlier this year, asking him to go easy on Flynn, who is accused of improper links to Moscow.
  • Apple unveils VR features on Mac, new iPhone software

    Apple unveils VR features on Mac, new iPhone software

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    Amazon introduced the Echo speaker , featuring its Alexa assistant, in 2015. Ming-Chi Kuo, a famous Apple analyst at KGI Securities, said in a note obtained by Mac Rumors that there is a 50% chance of the Siri-powered smart speaker being launched at WWDC .
  • Apple's iOS 11 Makes It Harder for Uber to Track Your Location

    Apple's iOS 11 Makes It Harder for Uber to Track Your Location

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    In love photos now you can apply different effects and can pick which key image for each photo. That might be about to change, however, as Apple has announced a new , "smarter" Siri . Reader, we tried it; it failed. Apple has been labelling the iPad as a laptop alternative for some time, but it's only with the release of iOS 11 that users will have access to features that allow for efficient multitasking, as well a hub for all of the tablet's files.