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The probe found the hydrogen when it made its last and closest pass through plumes at Enceladus' south pole on October 28, 2015. The spacecraft took reading of water and sent it back to earth for study. Ice plumes shooting into space from the ocean-bearing moon contain hydrogen from hydrothermal vents, an environment that some scientists believe led to the rise of life on Earth.
  • Former Clinton spox tweets at Trump over Tax March

    Former Clinton spox tweets at Trump over Tax March

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    Demonstrators in dozens of US cities and towns, including Washington D.C., New York, Philadelphia, Chicago and Palm Beach, where Trump was spending Easter Weekend at his resort Mar-a-Lago, marched on Saturday to demand Trump release his tax returns.
  • NASA announces that Saturn's moon could support life

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    The hydrogen gas detection was made by the Cassini spacecraft , which NASA points out is unable to determine whether life exists in the elements it encounters. "We re looking in a way that we never thought possible before for environments in our solar system which may harbor life today". Scientists say one of Saturn's outer rings was actually formed from hydrogen rich water and ice being released from Enceladus.
  • Hackers release files indicating NSA monitored global bank transfers

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    The NSA could not immediately be reached for comment. However EastNets , which is based in Dubai, denied it had been hacked in a statement , and said the assertion was "totally false and unfounded". That theory is consistent with Friday's release of other exploits that remained unpatched in unsupported Microsoft products including Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Exchange 2007, and IIS 6.0.
  • McMaster: North Korea's provocations 'can't continue'

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    South Korea, which accuses China or discriminating against some South Korean companies working in China, and the United States say the sole goal of THAAD is to guard against North Korean missiles. North Korea's recent actions have been very provocative and the situation has gotten tense very quick, with some even suggesting the possibility of World War 3 breaking out.
  • Samsung Announces High Profit Estimates For Q1 2017

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    It is the group's best quarterly profit in nearly four years. Although Samsung was left reeling by the Galaxy Note 7's exploding battery fiasco previous year, the company's mobile division contributed around 2 trillion won ($1.76 billion), thanks to strong sales of its Galaxy S7 series.
  • Turkish electoral board head says "yes" campaign won referendum

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    Here's everything you need to know. SREENIVASAN: Was Turkey and was Erdogan conscious of what the rest of the world thought about this referendum and what happens tomorrow? The administration of Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is claiming victory in today's referendum to expand the president's executive powers.
  • Apple gets go-ahead to test self-driving cars in California

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    Why this matters: This is the first indication we've seen in a while that Apple's super-secret Project Titan is still in the pipeline. As of today, Apple Inc. An Apple spokesman declined to comment directly on the filing, pointing back to a statement when the company submitted its comments to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration late past year.
  • As tensions mount, North Korea celebrates founder Kim Il Sung's birthday

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    The Trump administration hopes the U.S. and its allies will achieve its objectives through "peaceable means or ultimately by whatever means are necessary" to protect South Korea and stabilise the region. But the loose talk wasn't confined to Trump's Twitter timeline. Trump held a summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping earlier this month and has hoped to use trade as a negotiating tool for Xi's cooperation on North Korea .
  • Russia's terrifying new robot sparks 'Terminator' fears

    Russia's terrifying new robot sparks 'Terminator' fears

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    Combat Robotics is key to making intelligent machines. FEDOR (Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research) is set to accompany a new generation of spacecraft for the Russian Federation and the news of his newfound pistolero skills was dropped by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin.
  • Korea 'all options are on the table'

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    In a dinner speech Pence said his father, a Korean War veteran, was one of the USA soldiers stationed here some 60 years ago. North Korea has the world's fourth-largest standing army, and could respond to a US attack by launching conventional, chemical, or nuclear weapons against South Korea or Japan, where several American military bases are located.