• Stephen Hawking Has Died Aged 76
Stephen Hawking Has Died Aged 76

As a result he was confined to a wheelchair and had to use a voice synthesizer to communicate. "The answer is, not a lot". My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn't prevent you doing well, and don't regret the things it interferes with.

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  • Trump does deep dive on Supreme finalists
Trump does deep dive on Supreme finalists

Senator Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky and the majority leader, described a similar timeline on Friday in an interview with Fox News . Secondly, the adviser told The Post that the nominee can not be "weak", and must demonstrate the wherewithal to resist "the political and social fashions of the day".

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  • AI robot crew member CIMON to join astronauts on space station
AI robot crew member CIMON to join astronauts on space station

They did the same with Scott and Mark Kelly, Nasa's former identical twin astronauts, during Scott's year-long space station mission a few years ago. The thin line between science fiction and reality is soon going to vanish with robots completely powered with AI, ready to explore the outer space.

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  • Enbridge: On track to put new Line 3 into service next year
Enbridge: On track to put new Line 3 into service next year

Mark Dayton called for calm after a regulator cleared the way for the start of the permitting process of a new Enbridge oil pipeline. "It feels like a gun to our head that compels us to approve a new line ... Several commissioners said the issue was hard. Commissioners Lipschultz and Katie Sieben voted against the route. The 1,000-mi Line 3 projec...

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  • Upstate NY under hot weather alert for 'prolonged heat wave'
Upstate NY under hot weather alert for 'prolonged heat wave'

Even places where temperatures don't quite reach 100 degrees will still feel like they did, according to Dave Samuel, senior meteorologist for AccuWeather . Cool down with water activities. SUNDAY: Extreme heat and humidity. The bridge moves to allow boats to pass. Don't get too much sun. Officially, a heat wave is three or more days i...

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  • Political cartoons: Justice Kennedy retires, Capital Gazette shooting
Political cartoons: Justice Kennedy retires, Capital Gazette shooting

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Friday he hoped the confirmation process would be done "in time for the new justice to begin the fall term of the Supreme Court . "Mike Lee, he's an outstanding talent", Trump said. "I actually saw him on television last night, where he said he would love the job". "Usually they don't say that".

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  • George Will: For the first time, conservatives might thank God for Kennedy
George Will: For the first time, conservatives might thank God for Kennedy

The president, who had compiled a list of 25 candidates since his campaign, said he may interview one or two candidates this weekend at his resort in Bedminster. Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. wrote for the majority that the challengers failed to make the case . The swing-vote senators, along with McCain, were the trio who derailed the GOP's 2...

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  • The fight to fill Justice Anthony Kennedy’s Supreme Court seat is underway
The fight to fill Justice Anthony Kennedy’s Supreme Court seat is underway

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has said he plans to retire after three decades as a pivotal vote on the highest United States judicial body, giving President Donald Trump an opportunity to make the court more firmly conservative.

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  • Strawberry Moon 2018: Will June’s full moon affect your sleep?
Strawberry Moon 2018: Will June’s full moon affect your sleep?

The moon will have a red tinge to it, making it a picture-worthy moment across the globe. The whole eclipse from start to finish will endure for almost four hours. The conspiracy theorists talking about the doomsday have made these predictions before, especially during the celestial event Blood Moon. This total lunar eclipse - which occurs when...

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  • BNSF: Estimated 230000 gallons of oil spilled in derailment
BNSF: Estimated 230000 gallons of oil spilled in derailment

Williams said oil will be removed from the containment site with equipment to separate the oil from the water. Rock Valley , just southwest of the derailment, shut off its water wells within hours of the spill. The National Weather Service says the Rock River is expected to crest later Friday about a foot below the 2014 record of almost 23 feet ...

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  • President Trump tells Pentagon to create 'Space Force'
President Trump tells Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

Trump is ordering the establishment of a sixth branch of the military to clear the way for American dominance of space . President Donald Trump has been talking about creating a Space Force for a while now. "We will establish a long-term presence, expand our economy and build the foundation for the eventual mission to Mars - which is actually g...

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  • What you should know about toxic invasive plant just found in Va.
What you should know about toxic invasive plant just found in Va.

Although the plant looks very pretty and 14 feet tall, it unsafe. The plant's watery sap contains photosensitizing agents. A single plant yields 20,000 seeds, which can be dispersed by winds over short distances. Compressed soaked in an aluminum acetate mixture that is available at pharmacy provide relief form skin irritation. The plants spread w...

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  • Trump orders Pentagon to create US ‘Space Force’
Trump orders Pentagon to create US ‘Space Force’

In a letter to Ohio Representative Mike Turner, one of the leaders of the Space Force initiative in Congress, Mattis said he did "not wish to add a separate service that would likely present a narrower and even parochial approach to space operations".

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  • Antarctica losing ice twice as fast as six years ago
Antarctica losing ice twice as fast as six years ago

Satellite data showed that before the 2012 Antarctica lost ice at a rate of 76 billion tons per year. "This is a big increase in ice loss that needs to be understood and needs to be taken into consideration when we look to the future", Andrew Shepherd , lead author and a professor of Earth Observation University of Leeds in the United Kingdo...

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  • Chilly Mars rover falls silent as dust storm swallows sun
Chilly Mars rover falls silent as dust storm swallows sun

Opportunity relies on energy from sunlight to operate, and with the light blocked, day has turned to night. NASA says if the spacecraft's computer determines that its batteries don't have enough charge, it will again put itself back to sleep.

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  • As Massive Storm Rages on Mars, Opportunity Rover Falls Silent
As Massive Storm Rages on Mars, Opportunity Rover Falls Silent

Luckily, NASA engineers received a transmission from the rover on Sunday, which was a positive indication since it proved that the rover still has enough battery charge to communicate with controllers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory . That would put it in low power fault mode, where the only subsystem to operate is the mission clock, which is ...

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  • U.S., Canada and Mexico will share 2026 World Cup
U.S., Canada and Mexico will share 2026 World Cup

THE WORLD CUP will be returning to the United States and Mexico as well as head to Canada for the first time after the United 2026 bid prevailed over Morocco. Bid leader Cordeiro said his team was "humbled" by the result and predicted the tournament would put football "on a new and sustainable path for generations to come".

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  • Indian scientists discover new planet 600 light years away
Indian scientists discover new planet 600 light years away

Indian Space Research Organization ( ISRO ) has announced this discovery on Friday and has also given insight into this important discovery. The Indian team from the PRL employed their "PRL Advance Radial-velocity Abu-sky Search" ( PARAS ) spectrograph with which they measured the mass of the new exoplanet.

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  • United Nations says world choking on plastic as environmental crisis grows
United Nations says world choking on plastic as environmental crisis grows

More specifically, Mr. Guterres stated: "Our world is swamped by harmful plastic waste". Wednesday in Rwanda will be marked with a wide-range of activities centred on this year's theme: " Beat Plastic Pollution ". Greenpeace applauds companies that are beginning to eliminate single-use plastics from their shelves, like Countdown's announcemen...

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  • More building blocks of life found on Mars
More building blocks of life found on Mars

In chemistry, almost all molecules containing both carbon and hydrogen are organic compounds. While we know that Mars was habitable in the past, the case demonstrates just how hard it will be to ever prove the existence of past life on its surface.

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