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SpaceX launches Block 5 Falcon 9, a radically reusable rocket

Elon Musk and SpaceX successfully launched the final "Block 5" version of the company's Falcon 9 rocket on Friday, after a last-minute computer abort signal pushed things back a day. Block 5 is the upgraded model Musk says could be reflown about a hundred times.<p>The updated rocket also has a …

Federal Budget Deficit Projected to Soar to Over $1 Trillion in 2020

WASHINGTON — The federal government’s annual budget deficit is set to widen significantly in the next few years, and is expected to top $1 trillion in 2020 despite healthy economic growth, according to new projections from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office released Monday.<p>The national …

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Amazon Loves This Rotating Beauty Organizer — and It's on Sale

Yes, it <i>is</i> possible to own an ungodly amount of beauty products <i>and</i> still live in a clean apartment. The secret to having it all? A kickass beauty organizer that can store everything from your tiniest bobby pin to your heftiest moisturizer.<p>You might think that you have to spend your entire tax return …

US punishes Russia but Trump hedges bets on Putin

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Trump White House is coming down harder than ever before on Russia, booting out 60 diplomats and standing firm with Western allies after an alleged Russian nerve gas attack on one of its former spies in Britain.<p>The fact that anyone is surprised shows how much President Donald …

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Trump pushes for Congress to restrict abortions as he addresses 'March for Life' event

WASHINGTON — President Trump called on the Senate to pass a bill outlawing abortions after 20 weeks, telling a group of anti-abortion protesters in the Rose Garden that late-term abortions are "wrong and it has to change."<p>"Under my administration, we will always defend the very first right in the …

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Newsweek slammed by Martin Luther King's daughter for tweeting casket photo of civil rights icon

Bernice King, the daughter of the civil rights icon Martin Luther King, Jr., is not happy with Newsweek magazine.<p>The magazine tweeted out a photo of her father in his casket Monday -- but ultimately deleted it and apologized after backlash.<p>The original tweet had accompanied an article titled “Has …

Australian MP proposes to partner during same-sex marriage debate in parliament – video

Tim Wilson proposes to his partner during his speech on marriage equality in the House of Representatives. The Liberal MP's voice breaks with emotion as he says: 'There's only one thing left to do: Ryan Patrick Bolger, will you marry me?' Bolger, seated in the gallery, beams and says yes and his …

JFK file release: Mob hits on Castro, a threat on Oswald

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The CIA mulled mafia hits on Cuban President Fidel Castro. Someone called the FBI threatening to kill Lee Harvey Oswald a day before Oswald's murder. And the US examined sabotaging airplane parts heading to Cuba.<p>These assertions are some of many unearthed in newly revealed …

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6 Things Your Hair Stylist Should Know About You

Don't forget to reveal these things about yourself.<p>When it comes to getting the haircut of your dreams, Instagram references aren't enough. That's because finding the right style for you is not just about asking the right questions and offering up examples. It's about opening up to your stylist …

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos signed the $250 million Washington Post deal with no due diligence

Although it was one of the largest acquisitions he's ever done at the time, Bezos says he didn't do any due diligence and just accepted the first offer that came from Don Graham, the former owner of the Washington Post, according to a profile by Fortune's Adam Lashinsky.<p>"This is the first company …

Judges weigh arguments over teacher vs. student rights in landmark tenure lawsuit

An overflow crowd at a state appellate courtroom in Los Angeles listened attentively Thursday to the latest round in an ongoing argument about the intersection of students' rights and teachers' rights.<p>"There probably isn't anybody in this room who didn't have a bad teacher sometime," presiding …

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Top 10 novels about unfaithful wives

From the class-crossing Constance Chatterley to Tolstoy’s enchanting Anna Karenina, here are 10 wives caught in flagrante delicto by their creators<p>Some years ago, at a performance of Puccini’s opera Tosca, I remembered a book I had read on the opera by a US historian that established just how …

Adele gets a make-under for BBC Music special, pranks Adele impersonators

Adele pulled a fast one on some fans during a BBC Music special.<p>The "Hello" songstress donned some over-the-top hair and makeup for an "Adele at the BBC" prank in which she introduced herself as Jenny, a nanny by day and Adele tribute artist by night, and auditioned alongside eight other Adele …

Governors Ball founder speaks out about petition to block new festival

When reports surfaced that AEG, the production powerhouse behind festivals like Coachella and Firefly, was planning to bring a new festival to New …

Surface Book is out of stock on the Microsoft Store, but you can still preorder from Amazon

Less than a week has passed since Microsoft unveiled Surface Book, the company’s first laptop, and the device is already out of stock on the Microsoft Store. All five variants of the Surface Book now show a green “Email me when available” button (via Windows Central), as opposed to the “Pre-order …

Everybody is suddenly copying Microsoft

"You can merge a toaster and a refrigerator, but that's probably not going to be pleasing to anyone," quipped Apple CEO Tim Cook.<p>Nobody's laughing now. And Microsoft is looking more and more like a trendsetter.<p>Three years after Cook's jab, the Surface Pro 3 is selling strong — strong enough that …

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Seeking Control Over Narrative, Egypt Puts Growing Pressure On Journalists

On Saturday, a blast ripped through Cairo's Italian consulate, rocking the capital. And one of the first things Egyptian police did was briefly hold four foreign journalists — because they arrived too quickly.<p>It's not a surprise in the current atmosphere, where the foreign media is basically being …

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Ray Kurzweil: Humans will be hybrids by 2030

In the future, humans are going to be artificially intelligent.<p>That's the prediction of Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google (GOOGL), who spoke Wednesday at the Exponential Finance conference in New York.<p>Kurzweil predicts that humans will become hybrids in the 2030s. That means our …

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