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Obama Pushes US Goal to Send Humans to Mars by 2030s

President Barack Obama is seeking to reinvigorate his call for the U.S. to send humans to Mars by the 2030s
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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has voiced his concern about the divisive nature of politics in America, citing a culture where people “aren’t thinking things through.” His comments came W
The government is dropping a bill to convert all schools to academies, announced in the Queen's speech.
Researchers from Duke University and the Smithsonian Institution found midwater hyperiid amphipods are covered with anti-reflective coatings on their legs and bodies.
The PREDATOR system which distinguishes between legitimate and malicious buyers of new websites, was designed by a team from Princeton University.
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden attached data loggers to 19 birds to reveal swifts spend more than 99 per cent of their time during their 10-month non-breeding period in flight.
You might think that rock for your gravestone will last a long time, but not all rocks weather the ravages of time the same way. The post Want Your Tombstone to Last Forever? Make It Out of Quartzite
Russian President Vladimir Putin gave a controversial speech insulting Ukrainian activists and reaffirmed a pledge to build a contentious bridge between the peninsula and Russia during a visit Wednes
Donald Trump has made no secret of his belief that if he loses the election, it will be because the system is rigged. Voter fraud commonly pops up in his statements, and he has railed against dead pe
In its third quarter earnings release, Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) announced plans to lay off 9 percent of its at least 3,860-person workforce—around 350 people. In October 2015, the social media website al
Republican U.S. Rep. Joe Seiwert of Kansas is facing public scrutiny after he commented on a Facebook post of a meme by suggesting that a Black Lives Matter supporter should go home, the New York Dai
It looks like “This is Us” is going to take a break from tearing viewers hearts out to fill them with sweetness. During Season 1, episode 5 — titled “The Game Plan” — it was revealed that both Jack an
Nearly three-fifths of all animals with a backbone -- fish, birds, amphibians, reptiles and mammals -- have been wiped out since 1970 by human appetites and activity, according to a grim stud
A former FBI agent has urged residents in northern Minnesota to prepare for an attack carried out by Muslims. John Guandolo, who resigned from the FBI in 2008 ahead of an investigation for misconduct
The Islamic State group captured a small town in Somalia in an apparent affront to a separate militant group that has been terrorizing the African country. Dozens of ISIS militants took over the town
Samsung's third-quarter earnings illustrate the huge impact that the Galaxy Note 7 issues have had on the South Korean company. Year-on-year profits are down by a third, year-on-year revenue has dropp
Federal regulators have approved new broadband privacy rules that make internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon ask customers' permission before using or sharing much of their data
It doesn’t appear that the feud between Katy Perry and Taylor Swift will be ending anytime soon. Perry celebrated her 32nd birthday Wednesday by going to Kanye West’s Saint Pablo Tour in Los Angeles
Reports show the newest versions of the iPhone 7 are powered by different modems and one is slower. Here's how to tell what speed yours is. Keleigh Nealon (@keleighnealon) has the story.   
Analysts also speculate Google parent could expand its stock buyback program.        
Destiny has brought back Festival of the Lost for Halloween this year, but some fans aren't thrilled about the microtransaction-based changes that have been made to the event.
The earthquakes that rattled Italy Wednesday were aftershocks of the deadly magnitude-6.2 temblor that struck the same region Aug. 24.        
Residents of the national capital has been witnessing a continuous deterioration in the air quality for quite some time.
A nationwide emergency relief operation is under way to save thousands of starving wild animals.
Just a day after it was reported that Apple is planning to release three iPhone 8 models next year, an insider has now come out to quash such claim and insist that the Cupertino giant is keeping its
As per the report, the population if mammals, fish, birds, reptiles and amphibians has plunged owing to the human activities that have overwhelmed the environment.
How hard is it to switch from being a consumer web founder to a SaaS startup founder? This question was originally answered on Quora by Auren Hoffman.
Social media networks are alive with reports that voting machines are flipping votes - including a tweet from Donald Trump implying that the election's being rigged.
ABC TV series “Designated Survivor” is finally progressing the story of Season 1. After airing several episodes in which everyone was questioning Tom Kirkman’s presidency, this week saw the former Se
In 1998, supernovae were the first strong piece of evidence for a dark energy Universe. If that evidence goes away, does dark energy?
Researchers from the Google Brain team in Mountain View, California, published a paper showing how computer networks can work out how to use a simple encryption technique.
A man wielding a knife in an alleged attack on the United States embassy in Nairobi, Kenya was reportedly shot and killed after he tried to stab a guard near one of the entrances Thursday, NTV Kenya
The dangers women face while jogging garnered national attention after three female joggers were killed over the summer. The tragedies of Alexandra “Ally” Brueger, Vanessa Marcotte and Karina Vetrano
Whether you’re staying in and handing out candy or throwing a costume party, a good Halloween playlist is always needed for the holiday. Instead of the usual classics, here’s a mix of new and old son

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About as many Canadians oppose recreational pot as support it, Deloitte survey finds

Forty per cent of Canadians in a recent survey said they support the notion of legalizing marijuana for recreational use, slightly more than the numb
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Gene-editing technology may help cure blood disorders

Ryan MaassPITTSBURGH, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Next-generation gene-editing technology may be able to treat genetic blood disorders such as sickle cell disease, scientists say.
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Americans sick of soaring drug prices: HealthDay/Harris Poll

Dennis Thompson, HealthDay News Americans are dismayed by sharp hikes in pharmaceutical prices, and increasingly support price caps on drugs, according to the latest HealthDay/Harris Poll.
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Colon cancer location may affect patient survival

HealthDay News Where in the colon a cancer develops could affect a patient's chances for survival, a new report finds.
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'I will love it till I die': Longtime Saskatchewan Roughriders fans bid farewell to Mosaic Stadium

After eight decades under the heat of the Saskatchewan summer and the harsh prairie winter, the roar of the crowd at Mosaic Stadium will go quiet one
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Doping retests could lead to Olympic medal upgrade for Canadian weightlifter

Canadian weightlifter Christine Girard appears to be in line for a medal updgrade after three athletes from Kazakhstan were stripped of their golds f
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Backup plan: NHL leaning more on No. 2 goalies

The journey to a Stanley Cup is a long one, and more than ever, NHL teams understand the importance of having a good backup around to keep their No.
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Famous faces help Kerber feel part of the gang

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Angelique Kerber is still be getting used to life as the world number one but a quick glance at the VIP boxes at the WTA Finals has given her a real sense of belonging.
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Abki Baar Trump Sarkar? Donald Trump using Modi's now famous slogan to woo Indians

Trump's decision is seen as an attempt to influence the small but powerful Indian-American community
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FCC adopt new broadband customer privacy rules

The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted to adopt new privacy rules to protect consumer data on broadband networks.        
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Qualcomm to buy NXP Semi for $38B in massive play on self-driving cars

The deal expands Qualcomm's presence in the lucrative market for automotive technology.        
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Feds charge 56 in fraud scheme that siphoned $300M from 15,000 victims

Suspects posed as phony IRS agents and allegedly used a network of telephone call centers based in India.        
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5 common American foods banned in other countries

Foods we eat every day are packed with ingredients that could carry nasty, and potentially harmful side effects, yet they're allowed in the United States. Other countries took action and banned them.
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Qualcomm buying NXP Semiconductors in $38-billion mega-deal

Chip maker Qualcomm Inc. said Thursday that it is buying NXP Semiconductors in a massive deal to diversify its business as the smartphone market slows. At about $38 billion — or $47 billion includ
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Singer says 76ers stopped her from performing the national anthem because of her 'We Matter' jersey

A singer says the Philadelphia 76ers canceled her performance of the national anthem at the last minute Wednesday night because she was wearing a "We Matter" jersey. Sevyn Streeter posted a video
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Man shot dead after stabbing guard at U.S. Embassy in Kenya

A Kenyan police official says a man has been shot dead after stabbing a police officer guarding the perimeter wall of the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi. Vitalis Otieno, the officer in charge of the Gigi
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Skrillex lands a $6-million lot in Malibu where he can break ground

Skrillex, the Grammy-winning electronic music artist and DJ, has spent $6 million on a new spot in Malibu — and by spot, we mean a vacant lot. That’s the high cost of living in Westside areas such
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Podcast | USC Overtime: How USC revived its season after a 1-3 start, and a preview of California

Welcome to another episode of USC Overtime with Zach Helfand and guest host Jesse Dougherty. This week’s topics include: How USC revived its season after a 1-3 start Dylan Hernandez talks about hi
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