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This is the eighth release of information from the Kepler team, which is managed out of Ames for NASA's Science Mission Directorate. It was like, 'Junk, junk, variable star - ooh, planet!' It would be like that. "It feels like a bit like the end of an era, but actually, I see it as a new beginning", Thompson said. The goal has been to discover more Earth-like planets in the habitable zone of a star, where water can pool on the surface of a planet and potentially support life.
  • Some US States, Cities Say 'We Are Still In' Paris Agreement

    Some US States, Cities Say 'We Are Still In' Paris Agreement

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    Lehigh President John Simon signed " We Are Still In ", an open letter to the global community that has been signed by hundreds of cities, colleges and businesses across the country. That clean tech sector is booming. "We will also continue to reach out to the United States federal government to discuss this matter of critical importance for all humankind, and to identify areas of shared interest for collaboration, including on emissions reductions", he said.
  • Italy says G-20 a chance to pressure Trump on climate pact

    Italy says G-20 a chance to pressure Trump on climate pact

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    Former Obama administration climate diplomat Todd Stern argued Trump could reduce the U.S. Paris pledge , but Iversen said this would only weaken the agreement . Under a high emission scenario, almost 40 percent of the Mekong Delta could be wiped out by the end of the century, according to projections by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
  • Schoolgirl gang-raped, thrown off from running train in Bihar

    Schoolgirl gang-raped, thrown off from running train in Bihar

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    She was then taken on-board a train where they raped her again and wounded her private parts. When she regained consciousness, the girl found herself in a train, after which her two neighbours pushed her out of the moving train. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has also assured the victim that the perpetrators of this horrific crime will be given the required punishment.
  • Saudi coast guard kills local fisherman, says Iran TV

    Saudi coast guard kills local fisherman, says Iran TV

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    Reconciliation between Qatar and its neighbours is becoming increasingly hard, with the peninsular state seemingly unwilling to back down or concede accusations that it supports terrorism . "It also strenuously denies that Minister Carmelo Abela has made the remarks reported b y fox-news24.com, or any remarks whatsoever on the situation concerning Saudi Arabia and Qatar ".
  • Rumor: Possible Shadow of the Tomb Raider logos and key artworks leaked

    Rumor: Possible Shadow of the Tomb Raider logos and key artworks leaked

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    It was always inevitable that Rise of the Tomb Raider would get a follow-up, and nearly as inevitable that it'd be called " Shadow of the Tomb Raider " (games with " shadow " in the title are popular, you see). We can also see her wielding a whip, a machete, and a spear, as well as her customary bow. Also, the artwork is not specific enough to indicate where the game will be set.Check out the artwork below.
  • Pokemon Go Gyms Set To Be Closing Temporarily Due To Remodelling

    Pokemon Go Gyms Set To Be Closing Temporarily Due To Remodelling

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    The announcment comes from the offcial " Pokemon GO " support website with a banner saying "Heads up". Niantic has announced that Gyms in Pokémon GO will soon close temporarily for remodelling. The Niantic executive further explained that albeit most of the trainers hunt in groups in " Pokemon GO ", a "connected experience" is still not there.
  • Samsung to launch English version of Bixby voice assistant

    Samsung to launch English version of Bixby voice assistant

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    Samsung has once again reduced the price of its Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro in India. According to an industry insider, Samsung's in-screen fingerprint sensor technology is causing some brightness imbalance of the display . Earlier this month, a source within the company said that the Galaxy Note 8 won't have the feature due to "various technical limitations such as security".
  • BJP Picks Dalit leader as presidential candidate

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    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Naidu had earlier met Communist Party of India (CPI) leaders D Raja and Sudhakar Reddy at the latter's party office over presidential elections . Mr. Kovind first stepped into politics in 1994 when he was elected as a Rajya Sabha member from Uttar Pradesh. He hails from Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh.
  • LG outs 128GB memory version of G6, calls it the G6+

    LG outs 128GB memory version of G6, calls it the G6+

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    The LG G6 Plus has just been announced, but rather than it being a notable step up from its namesake - like the iPhone 7 Plus and Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus are - there's not a lot different on the new flagship phone. We say so as the original LG G6 features 64GB storage capacity. On the inside, the phone is powered by a 2.35GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor clubbed with Adreno 530 GPU and 4GB of RAM.
  • Council says van struck people leaving mosque

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    The eight injured were taken to hospital; two people were treated at the scene for minor injuries, police said in a statement . According to a tweet from Transport for London , Seven Sisters Road has been closed northbound at Hornsey Road and southbound at Rock Street.
  • Moto C Plus launch makes budget segment more competitive; check price, availability

    Moto C Plus launch makes budget segment more competitive; check price, availability

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    Moto G4 Play is a low-priced Android smartphone offering from Motorola. "Yes, it's a cool place to be at!" The update includes Android Nougat 7.1.1 which also comes with the latest Android security patch released by Google on June 1. The device also boasts a 4,000mAh battery , which should last a day or two depending upon your actual usage. Motorola is yet to roll out Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for Moto X Play even weeks after announcing its update.