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Large launch vehicles stand ready in three major space-faring nations on Tuesday ahead of missions to variously send astronauts and supplies to destinations in low Earth orbit. Orbital ATK developed the Cygnus advanced maneuvering spacecraft to perform ISS cargo delivery missions under the Commercial Resupply Service contract with NASA.
  • Facebook CEO sees augmented reality's future in the camera

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    So far, it's been hazy how virtual reality fits into Facebook's goals to connect the world, beyond augmented reality applications similar to Snapchat's . He demonstrated this by showing a mockup of Facebook's AR camera effects in a video to show that it would be developed for object recognition as well as the ability to add features to create AR images and videos.
  • Space station supply ship honoring John Glenn launches

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    The cargo ship is operated by Orbital ATK , and is the company's seventh mission to space as part of a $1.9 billion contract with NASA to ferry supplies to the orbiting outpost. He has called the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope aboard Discovery as well as the countdown for the Atlas V rocket carrying the Mars Science Laboratory with the Curiosity rover.
  • Facebook's New VR Experience Looks Like Hell on Earth

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    Would anyone besides people who describe themselves as "virtual reality enthusiasts" really want to strap on a bulky, expensive headset so they can have interactions that are both more awkward and less personal than real life? If you think that sounds a lot like the face filters popularized by archrival Snapchat, you're not alone: that company launched its own "World Lenses" upgrade just hours earlier.
  • US Democrats aim to 'Make Trump Furious' in Georgia election

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    Now the question isn't whether he will finish first Tuesday but whether he can earn more than 50 percent of the vote, necessary to win the race outright. Instead, he won his rematch with Republican Jim Hagedorn by fewer than 3,000 votes (0.8 percent). The special election will be held on Tuesday, for a seat that hasn't been held by a Democrat since the 1970s.
  • Cautious reaction to Turkish election result from Greek leaders

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    Sunday's referendum allows Erdogan, who has ruled Turkey first as prime minister and now as president since 2003, to fulfil his long-held ambition for a presidency with executive powers. missile-strike response to the April 4 chemical attack on Syria's Idlib province. The French government said it would " follow with great care" the global monitors' final report in coming weeks, particularly in relation to a reported last-minute change of rules by the electoral boards to allow ballots ...
  • $50K Reward Offered For Facebook Killer Who Posted Video Of Murder Online

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    Godwin Jr. made it clear he didn't want Stephens dead, telling The Washington Post that his fate was "up to God". "We've interviewed several people involved, and I don't think there is any rhyme or reason for this happening", he said. According to Facebook , Stephens posted a total of three videos around the time of the murder. "Millions of items are reported each week in more than 40 languages, and thousands of workers review them", he said.
  • Moving Stocks: BlackBerry Limited (BBRY), AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (AU)

    Moving Stocks: BlackBerry Limited (BBRY), AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (AU)

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    UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. raised its position in BlackBerry by 7.9% in the fourth quarter. "With BlackBerry planning to invest for growth in its software businesses, the surprising arbitration award and $815M in cash from Qualcomm will bolster BlackBerry's balance sheet and increase the likelihood of acquisitions to augment growth", Walker wrote in a note.
  • CPEC unrelated to Kashmir issue: China

    CPEC unrelated to Kashmir issue: China

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    It is for the objective of serving economic cooperation and development, Wang said, replying to a question about what specific steps China was willing to take to address India's concerns to enable it take part in the OBOR summit. "We have taken note of Indias positive attitude on this", Wang said. The chief minister along with a high-powered delegation is now on a visit to China to participate in a two-day roadshow to be held here to muster Chinese investment for the province.
  • Volkswagen unveils electric concept vehicle

    Volkswagen unveils electric concept vehicle

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    It's the third in the series of ID-badged concepts, which point the way forward to VW's future as an electric auto maker. The first one-named simply ID- was unveiled in September 2016 at the Paris Motor Show. Using an existing 150kW DC charger, the ID Crozz can recharge to 80 per cent power in the usual 30-minutes-or-so. The ID Crozz is only concept, just like its predecessors.