• Devastating new poll: Majority of Americans now say Trump can't keep promises

    Devastating new poll: Majority of Americans now say Trump can't keep promises

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    In February, Gallup's polling suggested 65 percent of Americans believed that Trump has kept his promises, but that has eroded to just 45 percent in April. In February, 59 percent said they thought Mr. Trump is a strong and decisive leader, but that has dropped to 52 percent who think so. Gallup noted that the Trump administration's failure to come to a deal with Congress on repealing the Affordable Care Act - also known as Obamacare - may have contributed to this perception.
  • In Search For Life, NASA Finds Two

    In Search For Life, NASA Finds Two "Ocean Worlds"

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    Hydrogen was detected by Cassini in the gas plumes and icy material that was spotted spraying from Enceladus while it was having a close flyby in October 2015. Sadly, we soon have to say goodbye to Cassini after all the fantastic work it's been doing in studying Saturn and its moons. Hydrogen can react with carbon dioxide dissolved in water to form " methanogenesis ", which scientists think might be how life on Earth began.
  • Microsoft already fixed the 'Shadow Brokers' exploits on supported versions of Windows

    Microsoft already fixed the 'Shadow Brokers' exploits on supported versions of Windows

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    Banks use the SWIFT messaging system to transfer trillions of dollars every day, and if the documents released are accurate, it appears the NSA wanted access to monitor transfers between banks in the Middle East. Ars Technica noted that the updates, indexed as MS17-010 , CVE-2017-0146 and CVE-2017-0147 , do not make mention of the group or person who reported the vulnerabilities to Microsoft .
  • Best Memes of the North Carolina Tar Heels Beating the Gonzaga Bulldogs

    Best Memes of the North Carolina Tar Heels Beating the Gonzaga Bulldogs

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    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Roy Williams didn't have to struggle for words this time, not after the Tar Heels made good on their season-long drive to win the national championship that slipped away a year ago. "The most fun as a coach is seeing the looks on your guys' faces when they accomplish something very hard", Williams told thousands of fans who greeted the Tar Heels when they returned to campus Tuesday with the program's sixth NCAA championship.
  • Windows 10 Cloud Is Ready To Take On Google

    Windows 10 Cloud Is Ready To Take On Google

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    We are expected to see a new Surface device at the event . Removing that 2-in-1 design will then position the Surface Book as a notebook, which its name implies, and leave the 2-in-1 segment to the very popular Surface Pro line of tablets.
  • Apple to begin testing self-driving cars on public roads

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    Apple Inc.is able to start the test drive of its self-drive cars, the California Department of Motor Vehicles has granted an official permission. Apple is the 30th company to be approved by the state for autonomous vehicle testing. Apple declined to comment, referring to public remarks that it had submitted to federal highway authorities in November on its research into automation.
  • McMaster: North Korea 'coming to a head'

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    Pence is tasked with explaining the policy in meetings with leaders in South Korea and Japan during the trip, which will also include stops in Indonesia and Australia. "Everyone has always underestimated what North Korea can do.This was North Korea's way of saying it can do more than expected", remarked Gabriel Stein, managing director of developed markets research at 4CAST-RGE.
  • Possible conditions for life discovered on Saturn moon

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    The data was collected by the Cassini spacecraft that has been orbiting Saturn since 2004. On Earth, those chemical reactions allow microbes to flourish in hot cracks in Earth s ocean floors - depths sunlight cannot reach - meaning the moon could also nourish life.
  • Cracks in Greenland glacier could lead to massive calving event

    Cracks in Greenland glacier could lead to massive calving event

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    While they had a range of reactions, all agreed that the images did appear to show an apparent crack. Mr Lhermitte posted satellite images on Twitter alerting a Petermann Glacier expedition team of the crack and questioning whether it was a prelude of a new island, or simply ocean forcing creating the rift.