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Children In Space? Kid Astronauts Could Become Interstellar Travelers By 2026

We all know that, in Elton John's opinion, Mars ain't the kind of place to raise your kids. But what if they were the astronauts?
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WWF South Africa hopes a three-day forum of stakeholders will result in more support for a proposal to almost double the number of South Africa’s Marine Protected Areas (MPA).
South Africans are more likely to use a smartphone at work than a tablet.
About a month ago, Yahoo admitted that hackers had stolen details of over 500 million of its users in 2014.
Four people were killed on Tuesday on a river rapids ride at Australia's biggest theme park, police said. The incident took place at Dreamworld, in the Gold Coast tourist district of northeastern Que
If only there were pills that can entertain you now...
In a landmark ruling Monday, a U.S. appeals court said that the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) — a federal agency — had acted reasonably when it proposed to list certain populations of bear
The idea of self-service analytics is to give everyone access to data and analytics so that they can make better informed decisions - this article challenges the premise of 100% self-service BI, analy
A new update to the Google’s Cast app rebrands it as Google Home. The update makes the app compatible with the Google Home hardware and the 4K-capable Chromecast Ultra. The company has also changed t
Tata Group, one of India’s largest conglomerates, unexpectedly removed Cyrus Mistry as chairman Monday, replacing him temporarily with Ratan Tata. The board of the group’s holding company, Tata Sons
A Chinese electronics maker has issued a recall for millions of products sold in the U.S. following a devastating cyberattack, but is pushing back against criticism that its devices played a role in t
We all grow up learning that green is the color of leaves. Or yellow, red, orange and other such shades when it is fall and they turn into a riot of colors. But blue? And not just an ordinary blue, b
After the Note 7 fiasco, a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge owner in the US has claimed that the device which he received as a replacement for the Note 7 exploded while charging.
Rami Malek won an Emmy for his performance as Elliot Alderson in “Mr. Robot.” The actor has been very effective in the role that it’s curious to learn how things would have turned out if Malek was no
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Artificial intelligence programs have beaten chess masters and TV quiz show champions. Next up: stock market cheats.
Derelict Springfield Brewery will be transformed into a £100 million construction campus for students within two years.
"More than two decades ago, I co-wrote a book with several insensitive, crudely argued statements," Peter Thiel said in a statement to FORBES.
Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane was sentenced on Monday to serve 10 to 23 months in county jail for leaking confidential grand jury information and then lying about it to investiga
Is the federal government overstepping its role?
(Reuters) - Netflix Chief Executive Reed Hastings said he was in favor of AT&T Inc's planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc, provided that his popular media streaming company continued t
The Android smartphone ecosystem is hotly contested, so we've ranked the devices to make your buying decision a bit easier.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp apologized to Australia on Tuesday for what the government has described as a "malicious" cyber-attack that shut down a national census, but bl
International Business Machines Corp apologised to Australia on Tuesday for what the government has described as a “malicious” cyber-attack that shut down a national census, but blamed two domestic i
Whether the Department of Education is able to finalize its proposed rule on a change to a fiscal rule in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) will have sweeping effects for all students in the Unite
Charters in Massachusetts would have been better positioned politically if they had not previously neglected to benefit more middle and upper-middle class families.
Violett Beane’s Jesse Quick costume may look cool but it’s definitely not the most comfortable wardrobe to wear during a work day on the set of “The Flash.” “It’s red leather,” Beane told IGN of her
If AT&T continues to give Netflix equal treatment to HBO, Reed Hastings is supportive        
Shutterstock by Alex Amari Since mid-September, Uber has been rolling out its first platoon of self-driving cars in Pittsburgh. While they’re not technically driverless (for now, there’s someone sitti
Samsung is still suffering the repercussions of the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, but nothing is stopping the South Korea tech giant from releasing its Galaxy Tab A in the United States in time for Halloween
Missed mobile, so onto VR and AR        
Smartwatch shipments during the third quarter of 2016 dropped by 51.6 percent down to 2.7 million versus last year's 5.6 million. Despite the decline, Apple has managed to remain the number one smart
Jesse Quick (Violett Beane) is facing off against Mirror Master (Grey Damon) and Top (Ashley Rickards) in Season 3, episode 4 of “The Flash,” and Beane couldn’t believe at first that her newly transf
Apple is rolling out a software update for its Apple Watch operating system. The update reportedly upgrades watchOS 3 to watchOS 3.1, which comes with fixes for bugs found in the smartwatch OS. 
Samsung is already having a lot of trouble with the Galaxy Note 7, and now it looks like the company might be facing another problem. There have been two separate user reports claiming that their Gal
Twitter appears to be preparing for a new round of job cuts after shedding about 8% of its total work force a year ago.

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You'll Go Gaga Over James Corden's Latest 'Carpool Karaoke'

Well this is anything but a bad romance. Lady Gaga’s “Carpool Karaoke” will air on Tuesday ? and judging from the clip “The Late Late Show” host James Corden
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Op-Ed Contributor: The Cubs Reach the Promised Land. Now What?

Can the team, and its fans, adjust to being winners?
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Asian stocks mixed after economic data

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed on Tuesday in moderate trading as upbeat reports on manufacturing in the U.S. and Europe were followed by weak growth data from South Korea, AsiaR
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Policy Prescriptions: Trump and Clinton on economic growth

WASHINGTON (AP) — Few Americans feel satisfied with the state of the U.S. economy, making it a central focus in the presidential election between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump.
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Nissan hiring 300 to develop common connected car technology

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — The top executive overseeing connected vehicles at Nissan and Renault believes the benefits of developing a common technology for connectivity within the Japanese and French au
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Despite warnings, extremely dangerous air bags not repaired

DETROIT (AP) — Owners of more than 300,000 Hondas have yet to get their air bags repaired, despite warnings from the automaker and regulators that the inflators have an extremely high chance of ruptu
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Obama health plan hit by double-digit premium hikes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Premiums will go up sharply next year under President Barack Obama’s health care law, and many consumers will be down to just one insurer, the administration confirmed Monday.
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Novartis profit slips as key drug goes generic

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Swiss drug company Novartis saw net profit slip in the third quarter as the loss of a key drug to generic use in the United States outweighed strong sales of its psoriasis d
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UK to decide which airport expansion proposal to accept

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s government will reveal how it plans to expand London’s airport capacity, more than a year after a special commission recommended a third runway at Heathrow. Transp
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Differences between newly approved gun laws and Proposition 63 have sparked division among gun control supporters

Californians weighing how to vote on the gun controls in Proposition 63 may find themselves experiencing déjà vu. Some key issues addressed in the initiative by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, including ba
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With election out of way, real fretting can begin: James Saft

Not since the trial of O.J. Simpson has America had a news story that transfixed people more and affected financial markets less.
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Wealth manager St James's Place in asset boost after Brexit vote

LONDON (Reuters) - Wealth manager St James's Place said third quarter assets rose 8.9 percent, buoyed by market gains and strong demand for its personal investment advice in the wake of Britain's...
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India, EFTA to resume FTA talks this week in Geneva

A team of officials from the commerce ministry is visiting Geneva to resume talks, an official said.
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Russian, Chinese, French companies keen to join S.Pars projects: Oil official

Tehran, Oct 25, IRNA – Deputy minister of petroleum announced that French, Chinese and Russian companies have made request from Iran for cooperating in development project of the phase 11 of the Sout
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REFILE-UPDATE 1-Hong Kong jury sees British banker's torture video in murder trial

HONG KONG, Oct 25 (Reuters) - The jury in the trial of a British investment banker accused of murdering two Indonesian women in his Hong Kong apartment on Tuesday watched a horrific video that he film
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BRIEF-Bank Zenit announces changes in shareholding structure

* Says Silener Management Limited divests its 8.52 percent stake in the company
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BRIEF-Ohmangruppen, Nordic Capital offer SEK 37/shr for Swedish online brokerage NordNet

* Ohmangruppen and Nordic Capital (NNB Intressenter) Fund offers SEK 37/share for online banker and brokerage Nordnet, which values NordNet to SEK 6,476 mln ($726.91 million)
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CORRECTED-Intu to sell stake in London mall at slim post-Brexit premium

Oct 25 (Reuters) - Intu Properties has agreed to sell its majority stake in a shopping centre in the London borough of Bromley for a price tag 1.1 percent higher than its value before Britain's vote t
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