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Aside from supplies, the space capsule also brought a banner showing Glenn in his orange space shuttle launch suit. Glenn was the first American to orbit the Earth . After it departs, experiments will take place and four cubesats will be deployed before it is commanded to reenter. But the live 360 stream appeared to completely miss the actual launch itself, with viewers seeing the rocket on the ground a second ago and then a red spot high in the sky.
  • Ford unveils 1st gasoline-electric hybrid

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    The gasoline-electric sedan is an MKZ's midsize version; the luxury brand Lincoln has confessed the project at the Auto Show. Ford, Volkswagen AG, Nissan Motor Co. China is already the world's biggest electric vehicle market. Another trivia from the Chinese-owned Swedish automaker is, in the year 2015. Volvo became the very first automaker to export Chinese-made cars to the United States.
  • Scientists Hit the Streets to Demand Respect, Funding

    Scientists Hit the Streets to Demand Respect, Funding

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    The march was inspired by the post-inaugural Women's March against President Donald Trump and scheduled to coincide with Earth Day - facts not lost on critics who are calling the events little more than "politics disguised as science". "Trump and the cronies out there are undermining facts, they're undermining science". Waving signs with slogans like "Science is Real" and "Ask for Evidence!" the marchers gathered at the base of the Washington Monument.
  • Samsung says Galaxy S8 pre-orders beat S7

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    Samsung did make plainer models of the S7 Active, though, so it's possible there'll be alternatives this year for people who want a simpler look. It might also start taking preorders from other e-commerce sites from the same day itself. Accompanying the processor on the both the devices is 4GB of RAM, and 64GB storage, which can be expanded up to 256GB using a microSD card. Same is expected to be the case with the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S8 Active.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8: What Are You Expecting?

    Samsung Galaxy Note 8: What Are You Expecting?

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    While the camera hardware of the Galaxy S8 is largely similar to the Galaxy S7 , Samsung has tweaked the image processing to deliver slightly superior results. For instance, Galaxy Active phones so far have featured three physical buttons on the front, but that may well change this year since Samsung removed the physical home button from the Galaxy S8 and opted for on-screen controls instead.
  • Sinclair Broadcast buys Bonten Media in US$ 240m deal

    Sinclair Broadcast buys Bonten Media in US$ 240m deal

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    When the deal closes in the third quarter, subject to regulatory approval, it would boost Sinclair's TV station holdings to more than 190. Sinclair is paying $240 million for Bonten's 14 stations in eight markets. Boten has five ABC affiliates, four NBC, two Fox ones, and three not tied to a Big 4 network. "We look forward to welcoming the Bonten employees into the Sinclair family and are pleased to be growing our regional presence in several states where we already operate", Chris Ripley, ...
  • Trudeau hosting Italian PM in Ottawa following Trump visit

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    The US role in this is critical. Congressional Republicans seemed caught off guard by Trump's announcement and did not appear to have been briefed on the details of the White House's forthcoming plan. Former President Barack Obama also criticized North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members for not meeting their defense spending obligations, though he didn't go as far as Trump.
  • NMPF Statement in Response to Canadian Ambassador's Comments on Dairy Trade Dispute

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    And in a statement released Thursday, Chrystia Freeland, Canada's minister of foreign affairs, said there's actually a trade imbalance on dairy products that benefits the United States. Canada's policy change to manipulate internal prices to export more dairy ingredients globally is of great concern to other nations beyond just the United States.
  • Apple touts greater use of recycled metal in gadgets

    Apple touts greater use of recycled metal in gadgets

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    In his tweet , Dickson noted, "iPhone 8 looks to be taking a new direction". A promo photo of the iPhone 7. That would require Apple to find a new way to incorporate its Touch ID fingerprint scanner, which is now a physical button at the bottom of the screen.
  • Scientists take to streets to defend research

    Scientists take to streets to defend research

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    Kathleen Rogers is the president of Earth Day Network , the lead organizer for the Earth Day March for Science rally and teach-ins on the National Mall. His mother, grandmother and brother travelled with him from Parkersburg, West Virginia. Protesters at recent marches say they have channeled their discontent with the new administration's policies into the demonstrations.
  • 360° video of rocket launch from NASA

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    A space station supply ship named for John Glenn is bound for orbit. However, given that the Cygnus spacecraft and its cargo was only 15,928 pounds (7,225 kilograms) going to low-Earth orbit, the vehicle was more than up to the task.
  • Splatoon 2 hits Switch this July with a salmon-blasting horde mode

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    With its 'Global Testfire' event conducted in March, it appears that Nintendo is finally ready to release the title to almost two million Switch owners. To put this into perspective, the the Xbox One sold 2 million units in 18 days whereas Sony sold 2.1 million units within 14 days. The game sold 925,000 units on the Switch and 460,000 units on Wii U, meaning that it actually sold more Switch copies than their were Switch consoles.