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On Monday, Whitson, in the midst of her third mission on the orbiting science platform, surpassed the record for NASA explorers of 534 days, two hours and 48 minutes of total time in space. Last month, Trump signed new legislation adding human exploration of Mars to NASA's mission. The 57-year-old Whitson is the most experienced USA spacewoman.
  • Princeton University Professor Compares Climate Change Deal To Appeasing Hitler

    Princeton University Professor Compares Climate Change Deal To Appeasing Hitler

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    It is value-neutral. The same science that gave us penicillin gave us the hydrogen bomb. The Tucson March for Science was held at a small downtown plaza, a venue that appeared packed with about 1,000 people in attendance. Department of Agriculture. The climate change skeptic met with President Donald Trump in January, sparking rumors that he was being considered for the role of science adviser .
  • Trump offers epic response when astronaut explains NASA is making urine 'drinkable'

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    NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson - who is now serving on board the International Space Station - recently broke the record for most spacewalks done by a woman and as of this morning, she's left another one in her wake. The record for the cumulative time in space belongs to cosmonaut Gennady Padalka, who has spent 879 days in space over five missions. In March, Trump signed a bill authorizing more than $19 billion in funding for NASA.
  • 'The Wall's Going to Get Built, Folks': Trump Defiant on Border Wall

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    His attempt to repeal Obamacare, which he promised he'd do on day one , was also a failure - the GOP could not even get it through the House, despite Trump's attempts to threaten congressmen . Already, the president is laying the groundwork to decouple the one-for-one equation that Democrats insist on using to match any increase in defense spending with funds for nondefense discretionary programs.
  • Remember where you parked with Google Maps

    Remember where you parked with Google Maps

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    For iOS users who have been missing out, not to fear as Google has announced that the parking reminder feature is now available on the iOS version of the app. You'll be able to add notes, enter the time left on your parking ticket, add photos and share the location with your friends and family. "Some say it's about the journey, not the destination - but we think it's about a little of both", Albertson added.
  • 'Rigorous science is critical to my administration'

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    The president has also appointed anti-science crusaders to key administration positions and reversed Obama-era environmental protections. "So numerous most important issues of the day- Climate change and human health just to name 2 specific ones, and right now, science is under some threat", said Futter.
  • Trump opens the door to delaying funding of border wall

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    Trump's comments came after a press conference during which he signed an executive order meant to provide aid to farmers and ranchers. Top aides will also fan out around the country to promote the administration. "The Republicans have the votes in the House and the Senate and the White House to keep government open. If.the wall is not built, which it will be, the drug situation will NEVER be fixed the way it should be!" Trump's apparent flexibility on the U.S.
  • France to release evidence Assad ordered chemical attack

    France to release evidence Assad ordered chemical attack

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    He said he could not provide evidence now because analysis is still under way, but added: "In a few days I'll be able to provide proof". Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's military now has up to three tonnes of chemical weapons, Israeli defence officials claimed on Wednesday (19 April).
  • In Florida, Trump set 100-day bar he now calls 'ridiculous'

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    Overall approval of the president's performance is at its highest level since early March". It's possible to find past presidents described just as Trump is today. In practice, however, Democrats pushed back on Trump's infrastructure plan from the campaign, which would include $1 trillion in infrastructure spending in a joint private-public effort.
  • Sanctuary city ruling praised in San Francisco

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    The ruling came after two California jurisdictions-San Francisco and Santa Clara County-sued, arguing the order "threatened billions of dollars in federal funding for each of them, making it hard to plan their budgets", according to the AP .
  • North Korea conducts large-scale artillery drills on anniversary - Yonhap

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    It was not known how he is marking Tuesday's anniversary. North Korea may have resumed work at its Punggye-ri nuclear test site, according to analysis of satellite imagery by 38 North, a program at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies that studies the nation's nuclear activities.
  • They're 'An Accomplice to This Horrible Evil'

    They're 'An Accomplice to This Horrible Evil'

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    President Trump opened his address by calling the Holocaust "the darkest chapter of human history" saying "We mourn, we remember, we pray, and we pledge: 'Never again.' I say it 'Never again'". It featured a Star of David on top of piles of money. And Trump faced criticism for staying silent for weeks of bomb threats against Jewish Community Centers (the perpetrator later turned out to be a Jewish Israeli-American teenager), though Vice President Mike Pence did visit a Jewish cemetery in ...