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Wehrlein cleared to drive in second test

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Wehrlein cleared to drive in second test

The Sauber F1 Team have today confirmed that driver Pascal Wehrlein will participate in the second week of pre-season testing at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, which begins on March 7.The 22-year-old had sustained the injury in a crash at January’s Race of Champions, but has now been given the go-ahead to re-enter the cockpit. Having…

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A breathless nation awaits the birth of a giraffe

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A breathless nation awaits the birth of a giraffe

While many have been anxiously watching a live video stream of a pregnant giraffe in a NY zoo, a baby giraffe was quietly born at the Denver Zoo. At birth, the calf measured 5 feet tall and weighed 73 pounds, which is on the smaller side for giraffes, according to zoo officials.Zookeepers and veterinarians at…

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1800 unionized Boeing employees accept buyouts

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1800 unionized Boeing employees accept buyouts

Further job cuts are expected through the year.Boeing’s mechanics union, the touch work that manufactures planes close Seattle, said in regards to 1,575 specialists had taken intentional cutbacks by the due date in February. Boeing informed employees in December that it would seek buyouts as part of an effort to cut costs and match employment…

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Scientists Just Found Fossils Containing the Oldest Evidence of Life on Earth

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Scientists Just Found Fossils Containing the Oldest Evidence of Life on Earth

“These rocks have a minimum age of 3.77 billion years, but some scientists in the field consider them to be as old as 4.28 billion years”, Dominic Papineau, an earth scientist at University College London (UCL), said in a video interview about the discovery.The microfossils were discovered on coastal rocks, along the Quebec shoreline in…

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Solar Probe Plus Mission by NASA Starting to Heat Up

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Solar Probe Plus Mission by NASA Starting to Heat Up

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) plans to send its first robotic spacecraft to the Sun in 2018.We live in the sun’s atmosphere! Over the next several years successive Venus gravity assist (VGA) maneuvers gradually lower the perihelia to ~9.5 RS, by far the closest any spacecraft has ever come to the Sun. Scientists…

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MWC 2017; MediaTek Helio X30 SoC details revealed

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MWC 2017; MediaTek Helio X30 SoC details revealed

The new SoC needs 50 percent less lower but offers 35 percent performance boost compared to the older Helio X20 SoC.The Helio X30 is one of the world’s first processors made using a 10-nanometer process, the most advanced technology now available, MediaTek said in a statement at the chip’s launch on the first day of…

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Lenovo Miix 320 is an entry level, portable 2-in-1

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Lenovo Miix 320 is an entry level, portable 2-in-1

The Miix 320 will be available in April, at a starting price of $199.99. At only US$200, it seems like a full-desktop software alternative to Chromebooks.The two devices are available with an optional stylus taking advantage of Windows Ink, and integrate a battery that can provide up to 10 hours of autonomy per charge. According…

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German hostage beheaded by Philippine Islamists

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German hostage beheaded by Philippine Islamists

The video shows Kantner sitting in a grassy clearing and saying “Now he kill me” shortly before a masked militant beheads him with a curved knife.Kantner’s deadline for ransom had expired on Sunday, according to SITE. The southern portion of the Philippines has recently been emerging as a central location of the regions extremist terror…

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Duterte’s counsel on De Lima arrest: Law shines triumphantly

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Duterte’s counsel on De Lima arrest: Law shines triumphantly

De Lima and President Duterte have been engaged in a public war of words since he came into office last June, particularly over his drug war that has seen more than 7,000 supposed drug traffickers killed in extrajudicial vigilante-style killings.Leila de Lima is not being persecuted and she only has herself to blame for her…

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NASA to do feasibility study on manning Orion Spacecraft’s first flight

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NASA to do feasibility study on manning Orion Spacecraft’s first flight

Days after the US President Donald Trump promised to “unlock the mysteries of space”, Nasa has kicked off a study to assess the feasibility of adding a two-member crew to the first unmanned flight of the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft called Exploration Mission-1 (EM-1).William Gerstenmaier, associate administrator of NASA’s human…

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