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The brief encourages the Arctic Council to consider increasing the involvement of sub-national governments, like Alaska, in the Council's work. " Russia is doing and will do a lot to make sure the Arctic develops as a territory of peace, stability and cooperation ", Lavrov said speaking at the council's meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska.
  • Cygnus Cargo Ship SS John Glenn Arrives at Space Station

    Cygnus Cargo Ship SS John Glenn Arrives at Space Station

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    An unmanned Cygnus cargo ship carrying a load of supplies and science experiments arrived safely at the International Space Station on April 22, 2017, according to live images broadcast on NASA television.Working from inside the orbiting lab, United States astronaut Peggy Whitson and her French counterpart Thomas Pesquet operated the station's external robotic arm to grab the approaching spaceship at 6:05 am (1005 GMT).
  • Call Of Duty: WW2 Officially Announced, Worldwide Reveal Set For April 26th

    Call Of Duty: WW2 Officially Announced, Worldwide Reveal Set For April 26th

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    Update: Following last month's extensive leak , Activision today made Call of Duty: WWII official. "The original Call of Duty was released back in 2003, set in the middle of the most brutal conflict in human history". Hopes are high that Call of Duty: WWII can bring the franchise back to its glory days. The Call of Duty series began on Microsoft Windows, and later expanded to consoles and handhelds.
  • Ailing Mets put 1B Duda, INF Flores on DL; deGrom scratched

    Ailing Mets put 1B Duda, INF Flores on DL; deGrom scratched

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    Cespedes, who signed a four-year, $110 million deal in the offseason, is hitting.263 with six home runs and 10 RBIs in 16 games this season. He threw a scoreless inning against the Phillies and should help settle down a Mets bullpen that has been taxed in the early going.
  • Prince fans join 'purple family' at Paisley Park

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    Questlove shared a short video clip of the late singer during a recording session with the caption, "may we all learn, that flawless consistent practice ... Elsewhere, Prince's first ex-wife, Mayte Garcia , released her book about her first love. titled The Most Beautiful , and claimed during an interview that Prince , who died without a will according to his family, actually did have one? When police later checked a database used to monitor who is getting prescriptions for ...
  • US spacecraft to take slingshot dive inside Saturn's rings

    US spacecraft to take slingshot dive inside Saturn's rings

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    The spacecraft will pass through the 1,900 km gap in the rings on Wednesday at a speed of 1,13,000 km/h. On September 15, the NASA Cassini spacecraft will head towards its fateful plunge into Saturn and will beam back data from several instruments until it loses contact with Earth.
  • Tesla recalls 53000 of its Model S, Model X cars

    Tesla recalls 53000 of its Model S, Model X cars

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    Tesla said that there had been no accidents or injuries due to the issue. Tesla is voluntarily recalling 53,000 of its Model S and Model X electric cars after a fault was found with one of the braking systems used in both vehicles. Jonathan McNeill, president of global sales and services at Tesla , announced the plans during his visit to Seoul on April 19. "Service capacity will not be an issue", a Tesla spokeswoman reportedly said in an email.
  • NASA Says Moon Orbiting Saturn Might Be Habitable

    NASA Says Moon Orbiting Saturn Might Be Habitable

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    Enceladus is Saturn's sixth largest moon, was discovered in 1789 and is 1.272 billion kilometers (0.790 billion miles) away from Earth. Life requires liquid water, a source of energy for metabolism and the right chemical ingredients-primarily carbon, nitrogen, oxygen, phosphorus and sulfur and the Cassini has shown that Enceladus-a small, icy moon a billion miles farther from the sun than Earth-has almost all of these ingredients for habitability.
  • Facebook to bring augmented reality to real world -Zuckerberg

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    Zuckerberg said the company is making the "first mainstream augmented reality platform out of the camera", called "Act 2". Facebook is opening up its AR platform so developers can make use of things like image recognition without having to invest in the costs for the technology themselves.
  • Another nearby planet found that may be just right for life

    Another nearby planet found that may be just right for life

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    LHS 1140b is large enough to have the gravity it needs to have an atmosphere, and it orbits a star right within the habitable zone. Other planets that seem Earth-like in some ways turn out to be hellish worlds hostile to life, and 1140b may turn out to be one too.
  • Facebook wants you to type with your brain

    Facebook wants you to type with your brain

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    The tech firm has a goal of creating a silent speech system that can type 100 words per minute straight from your brain and is five times faster than you can type from your smartphone. But that's precisely the price you pay for the honor of working on something new. DARPA , which Dugan used to head, has invested heavily in brain-computer interface technologies to do things like cure mental illness and restore memories to soldiers injured in war.