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Weed-killing chemical found in popular breakfast foods

Weed-killing chemical found in popular breakfast foods

The group's test of 61 different oat-based cereals, granola bars and snack bars found that more than half of them contained glyphosate at levels higher than what they consider "protective of childre...

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Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks

Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks

Stargazers who want to see the show without risking mosquito bites can also watch the meteor shower on a live stream here . We are dealing with some lingering clouds cover and hopefully this will t...

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Partial solar eclipse seen in China

Partial solar eclipse seen in China

Out of three solar eclipses scheduled to take place in 2018, this one will be the last one. It adds by saying, "If someone is accidentally food-poisoned with potato salad during an eclipse, some mig...

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Trump administration announces plans to freeze Obama-era fuel-efficiency requirements

Trump administration announces plans to freeze Obama-era fuel-efficiency requirements

The Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards require automakers' cars to average about 50 miles per gallon by 2025. Reforming Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards is a huge tax cut fo...

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SpaceX poised to beat Boeing with first astronaut flights

SpaceX poised to beat Boeing with first astronaut flights

Congress ultimately boosted NASA's overall budget for the fiscal year that began on October 1 to almost $20.7 billion, part of a defense spending binge that also benefited nondefense projects. Boein...

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Mars is Making its Closest Approach to Earth in 15 Years

Mars is Making its Closest Approach to Earth in 15 Years

But, when and where can I see it? And we could probably put human beings on Mars in a couple of decades - they would just have to live in enclosed habitats and wear space suits while walking arou...

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Liquid water lake found on Mars

Liquid water lake found on Mars

Orosei said, "It's tempting to think that this is the first candidate place where life could persist" on Mars. Mars' southern polar ice cap has a thickness of about 3,000 metres, reports NASA in...

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Blue Origin’s New Shepard Rocket Aces Important Test

Its effectiveness is essential to ensuring the safety of any people who might ride aboard the capsule in the future. These latest tests were also created to push the booster to its limit, which le...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Peter Strzok denies bias at hearing full of fireworks

Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Peter Strzok denies bias at hearing full of fireworks

Strzok was doing it a little, too". Throughout the hearing, Strzok denied that any of his animus toward Trump affected his work, and said lawmakers were taking his words out of context. Representati...

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At least 17 deaths in Quebec attributed to heat

At least 17 deaths in Quebec attributed to heat

Temperatures soared to 34 degrees Celsius (93 Fahrenheit) with a humidity that made it feel closer to 40 degrees, the meteorological service said. The Atlantic region's heat wave is expected to break ...

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Trump pledges July 9 announcement on Supreme Court nominee

Trump pledges July 9 announcement on Supreme Court nominee

Some possible nominees being eyed include Thomas Hardiman, who serves alongside Trump's sister on the Philadelphia-based 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, and Raymond Kethledge, a federal appeals cou...

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Strawberry Moon Appears Tonight: Here's Who Will Have the Best View

The name comes from Algonquin tribes of Native Americans, who took this full moon as a sign to harvest wild strawberries , according to the Old Farmer's Almanac . But if you're not awake, don't wo...

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NASA finds more stuff suggesting Mars could have hosted life, maybe

NASA finds more stuff suggesting Mars could have hosted life, maybe

The discovery positions scientists to begin searching for direct evidence of past life on Mars and bolsters the case for returning rock samples from the planet, an effort that begins with the Mars ...

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Only 60 per cent plastic waste is recycled: Environment Minister

Only 60 per cent plastic waste is recycled: Environment Minister

The event emphasised the role of schools, colleges and universities in protecting nature and environment as well as beating plastic pollution , stated another official release. "We need to come t...

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SpaceX deploys European satellite on Hawthorne company's 11th launch this year

SpaceX deploys European satellite on Hawthorne company's 11th launch this year

SpaceX had already used the rocket's first booster stage to launch the US Air Force's X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle back in September. SpaceX may try to recover the Falcon 9 fairings at sea, which...

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Pipeline decision too close to chastise BC at western premiers meeting: Notley

Pipeline decision too close to chastise BC at western premiers meeting: Notley

Morneau has already openly discussed the third option: Kinder Morgan going ahead with the project, with Ottawa covering any losses incurred. The company suspended all non-essential construction on...

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Alberto's track shifts east and forecast changes for Mississippi Coast

Alberto's track shifts east and forecast changes for Mississippi Coast

Although the center of the system will stay away from us, it will funnel in deep tropical moisture along the eastern seaboard. Gusty showers were to begin lashing parts of Florida on Sunday , and a...

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Tropical Storm Watch & Storm Surge Watch issued for MS Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Watch & Storm Surge Watch issued for MS Gulf Coast

Update , 8:00 p.m.: The chance of a tropical system developing in the Gulf of Mexico remains at 90 percent over the next five days, according to The National Hurricane Center . The system sits east o...

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Takeaways from Trump Jr.'s testimony on Russian Federation probe

Takeaways from Trump Jr.'s testimony on Russian Federation probe

Scott Balber, a NY lawyer who represents the Agalarovs and one of many assembly's individuals, Ike Kaveladze , advised ABC Information "the assembly itself was an enormous nothing". Across the Capi...

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Microsoft may release a tiny $400 Surface tablet to challenge the iPad

Microsoft may release a tiny $400 Surface tablet to challenge the iPad

Sources say it will cost around $400 and will be accompanied by more affordable versions of Microsoft's official Surface keyboard cover, mouse, and stylus. Microsoft was in second place with 26% of de...

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Honor 10 launched at Rs 32999 in India on Flipkart

Honor 10 launched at Rs 32999 in India on Flipkart

Honor 10 comes with dual camera setup, it features a 16 Megapixel primary and 24 Megapixel secondary rear camera with dual-LED flash, PDAF, CAF. As for launch offers, customers will get extra Rs...

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"Rage 2" Video Game Trailer Highlights Savage Action & Brutal Villains

But for the record you play as the last Ranger of the wasteland who's looking to "crush the oppressive rule of The Authority once and for all". I don't think anyone was going into this year thinki...

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Google is under investigation in Australia for data collection via Android devices

In news that should be taken with a grain of salt, computer technology company Oracle has made claims to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's (ACCC) Digital Platforms Inquiry that ...

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The Surface Hub 2 can 'tile' four units into one big display

The Surface Hub 2 can 'tile' four units into one big display

Microsoft gave an early look at its next-generation Surface Hub 2 today. The company has this time added more robust collaborative tools which can allow multiple users to simply sign in simultaneous...

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SpaceX's Block 5 lands safely, delivers Bangabandhu 1 into orbit

With the new (and possibly final) style of the Falcon 9 was the first satellite ever for the nation of Bangladesh. Early on Saturday from Cape Canaveral in Florida, Falcon-9 rocket of SpaceX prope...

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