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Oldest known Sumatran orangutan dies in Australia

Ms Thompson said she was an aloof and independent individual. Yesterday the Zoo family farewelled Puan, the oldest orangutan in the world, due...

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Antarctica lost 3 trillion tonnes of ice in just 25 years

Just one East Antarctic glacier, an enormous mass dubbed Totten, could cause a sea-level rise equal to what could be triggered by the entirety o...

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Category 3 Hurricane Bud forecast to strike Mexico as strong tropical storm

Hurricane Bud on Monday strengthened into a category three storm in the Pacific off the Mexican coast, but was still expected to remain well of...

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Earth-like planets discovered, NASA Says

Ahmedabad have discovered a sub-Saturn or super-Neptune size exoplanet. The detection also adds to a sparse catalogue of 22 other confirmed ex...

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Brother of late Toronto Mayor Rob Ford new Ontario premier

The premier-designate, who secured a majority a day earlier with a slew of populist promises, said his first order of business would be to scrut...

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Season's 1st tropical storm forms in eastern Pacific

The unusually slow-moving Hurricane Harvey was a recent example. Dr Kossin said: 'Tropical cyclones over land have slowed down 20 per cent i...

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Organic matter found on Mars in 'significant breakthrough'

Findings from Curiosity also reveal that a water lake inside Mars" Gale Crater once held all the "ingredients necessary for life", including "...

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SpaceX set for Falcon 9 rocket launch

If you're up late Sunday night, or early Monday morning, the webcast below should begin about 15 minutes before the anticipated launch time. T...

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Pipeline assets will attract buyers if feds can complete expansion, experts say

And at least one Liberal backbencher is echoing that sentiment. The premier high-fived and hugged her caucus mates at a news conference where ...

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Canada Purchases Trans Mountain Pipeline from Kinder Morgan

What all this shows is the abject failure of Trudeau's and Notley's superficial and absurd belief that imposing a national carbon price on Canad...

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Canadian government to buy troubled Trans Mountain pipeline

Morneau said the federal government does not plan to be a long-term owner and is in negotiations with interested investors, including Indige...

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Alberto makes landfall while local forecast becomes hotter/drier

Roughly a week before hurricane season officially begins, subtropical storm Alberto is making its way to the Florida panhandle and is expected...

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Moe to express 'serious disagreement' over pipeline at premier's meeting

Finance Minister Bill Morneau will announce as early as Tuesday morning where the government plans to go with Kinder Morgan to ensure the cont...

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Subtropical Storm Alberto heads to the US Gulf

The season is likely to be "near or above normal", according to the hurricane center. Rain bands are rotating into South Carolina, Georgia, Al...

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Astronaut and moonwalker Alan Bean dies at 86

Bean reportedly became sick while in Forth Wayne, Indiana two weeks before his death. They were busy, but, as Bean recalled during a 2016 NPR...

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Florida declares state of emergency over Subtropical Storm Alberto

At about 2 p.m. EDT, the National Hurricane Center in Miami said Alberto was centered about 65 miles (105 kilometers) north-northwest of...

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Dinosaur-killing asteroid also triggered a global warming that lasted 100,000 years

Field says that the study came to be little by little, and that it took some time to gather all the information. It began with analysis of h...

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Trump Lawyer Cohen's Business Partner Flips - to Cooperate With Investigation

With Freidman's plea, Cohen may now need to weigh whether to begin talks with prosecutors before they amass enough evidence from other sourc...

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Full spec sheet and renders of the HTC U12+ leaked

Blass posted renders of the device, fully revealing its design, which appears to be somewhat semitransparent, as you can see some internal har...

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Call of Duty Black Ops 4: All you need to know

Mr Miller said creating a Call Of Duty version of battle royale had been in the making for some time, but the developers had wanted to fit i...

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Android P Beta Now Available to OnePlus 6 After Official Launch

OnePlus has retained the 3.5-mm headphone jack on its smartphone, but it doesn't support wireless charging despite having a glass build. The ph...

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Elon Musk's LA Tunnel System Costs $1 for a 150MPH Loop Ride

That announcement on Thursday night preceded a public event Musk held in the LA suburb of Bel-Air on Thursday night, during which he and Boring ...

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PayPal gains bigger in-store presence with $2.2B acquisition

PayPal already have a card reader, but where iZettle are strong is their in-store expertise, digital marketing strength and mobile point-of-sal...

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Fortnite's New Solo Shodown Mode Makes Things More Competitive

And a note for people who suck at Fortnite like me: everybody who finishes their 50 qualifying matches will get an exclusive in-game spray reg...

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Microsoft Announces Xbox Adaptive Controller For Disabled Gamers

As the name suggests it's designed for accessibility and targets gamers with limited mobility. While it might nearly be second nature for many...

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YouTube Music, a New Streaming Service, to Launch May 22

In addition to YouTube Music , Google has announced the arrival of YouTube Premium , which is coming to replace the service previously known...

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Google employees resign over controversial Pentagon drone AI project

Maven aims to use machine learning to speed up the time it takes computers to analyze drone footage to identify people and objects. 4,000 emp...

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Rage 2 due out 2019 - first gameplay trailer looks great

The trailer promises that Rage 2 will have an open world for players to explore and "insane action". In a blog post accompanying the trail...

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Google probed in Australia for allegedly tracking phone users at their expense

Google, which is now being investigated as part of the ACCC's inquiry into digital platforms , has been accused of paying telco providers to ...

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What the new Google One cloud storage plan means for Drive users

Plans offering 10, 20, or 30TB will not see any price changes. The new Google One addition will not impact G Suite business customers. As hi...

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In an Interplanetary Initially, NASA to Fly a Helicopter on Mars

The helicopter and rover are scheduled to launch in July 2020 and land on Mars seven months later. The Mars Helicopter weighs in at almo...

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Google is Working to Address Issues of Disclosure with Duplex AI

The voices appear to be out on all devices. The technology is frankly mind-blowing, because Google Assistant sounds completely natural. "We ...

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Nokia to bring back the X Series with the new Nokia X6

The flagship Nokia 8 Sirocco has a price of Rs 49,999 in India. Nokia 7 plus has a price tag of Rs 25,999 and will come in Black and Coppe...

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EA announces Anthem release window

Anthem seems like a big action MMO, the likes of which we've seen many of, arguably including Destiny and even Bioware's own Star Wars: Th...

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SpaceX to test new rocket for astronauts

EDT Friday. The launch window is scheduled to open at 4:12pm EDT and will remain open for just over two hours before closing at 6:22pm EDT. ...

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