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SpaceX to fly two space tourists around the moon in 2018

Two thrill seekers are paying SpaceX to make a trip around the moon next year.<p>SpaceX CEO Elon Musk announced Monday afternoon that the space tourists had already placed a significant deposit for the trip. The travelers will undergo fitness tests and begin training later this year.<p>"Like the Apollo …

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Uber fired a top engineer for covering up allegations of sexual harassment

Another day, another black mark on Uber. Recode reports that Uber this morning asked Amit Singhal, the senior vice president of engineering it hired in January, to step down after learning he failed to disclose a “credible” sexual harassment allegation from his time at Google. Uber confirmed the …

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Alexander Acosta: Trump pick for labor secretary is Muslim-defending Hispanic

On the surface, Alexander Acosta, Donald Trump’s new pick for labor secretary, seems an unusual choice for a president who has gone out of his way to attack many of the things Acosta has defended.<p>The only son of Cuban immigrants, and the first Hispanic pick for a president who has gone out of his …

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Harward turns down Trump's national security adviser offer

Retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward has turned down an offer from President Donald Trump to be national security adviser — saying he couldn't make the commitment necessary for the job — raising new questions whether a White House in turmoil can find a permanent replacement for Michael …

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"Nevertheless, she persisted" memorabilia is now a major thing and we want them all

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell gave Democrats an unexpected rallying cry yesterday—and a golden fundraising opportunity.<p>During Jeff Sessions’ …

White House seeks to regroup after stinging legal defeat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to regroup after a stinging legal defeat, President Donald Trump said Friday he is considering signing a "brand new order" after his refugee and immigration travel ban was halted in court.<p>Trump, speaking to reporters on Air Force One, said he expected his administration to …

Anger erupts at Republican town halls

<b>Murfreesboro, Tennessee (CNN) —</b> More than seven years after angry anti-Obamacare town halls erupted across the country, raw emotions are boiling over again -- this time, as the Republican Party under President Donald Trump gears up to dismantle Barack Obama's legacy.<p>And the fury is flaring up in …

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