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See The First Ever Panoramic Photo From The Far Side Of The Moon

touched down on the far side of the moon Jan. 2, the first time that has ever been accomplished, and on Friday we got our first ever 360-degree panoramic photo of the previously unexplored landscape. website here. CNSA The two vehicles even took photos of each other from within the Von Kármán Crater, which is 115 miles wide. The Chang’e 4 currently sits at an altitude of about minus 6,000 meters, which was one of the intents of this mission, said Li Chunlai, deputy director of the National Astronomical Observatories…

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Shreds UK Tabloid’s Viral Interview: ‘Never Happened’

The wrestler-turned-actor said the interview ― which was featured on the front page, was dubbed an “exclusive chat” and subsequently It “never took place, never happened, never said any of those words, completely untrue, 100 percent fabricated,” he said. “I always encourage empathy,” he concluded. “I encourage growth, but most importantly, I encourage everybody to be exactly who they want to be. View this post on Instagram A post shared by therock (@therock) on Jan 11, 2019 at 3:12pm PST The newspaper had quoted Johnson as saying: I don’t have to…

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How a hacked phone may have led killers to Khashoggi

(CNN)Jamal Khashoggi probably thought the messages he was sending to fellow Saudi dissident Omar Abdulaziz were hidden, cloaked in WhatsApp security. In reality they were compromised — along with the rest of Abdulaziz’s phone, which had allegedly been infected by Pegasus, a powerful piece of malware designed to spy on its users. “The NSO Group in today’s world, based on the evidence we have, they are the worst of the worst in selling these burglary tools that are being actively currently used to violate the human rights of dissidents, opposition…

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Hacker who took down entire nation’s internet is jailed

London (CNN)A British hacker whose cyberattacks took the nation of Liberia offline has been jailed for almost three years. While living in Cyprus, Kaye used a botnet he had created to trigger repeated distributed denial of service (DDoS) requests on Lonestar, causing the company to spend around $600,000 in remedial action. The additional impact of customers leaving the network caused the company to lose tens of millions of dollars in lost revenue, the NCA added. Following his arrest in February 2017, Kaye was extradited to Germany, where he also admitted…

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Don Lemon: GOP Emboldened Steve King To Use White Nationalist Rhetoric

But not before the “CNN Tonight” host rhetorically asked: “Why do Republicans tolerate it?” “The GOP is where it is today because the party chose to go down this road, playing to racists and xenophobes, demonizing immigrants, allowing a manufactured crisis at the border to shut down our government. When you do that, what you get is someone like Congressman King, someone who feels emboldened to use language that’s not a dog whistle. It’s straight-up hateful. It’s a bullhorn.” He later rejected the “white nationalist” and “white supremacist” labels in…

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Winter ‘will see more energy firms fail’

However, in cases of this kind, customers are given a new tariff with the new supplier that may be more expensive than their current deal. Householders are being urged to consider customer service scores as well as price when switching to a new supplier. What has gone wrong for small suppliers? In the past year, a number of small energy suppliers have gone bust, including Spark Energy, Extra Energy, Future Energy, National Gas and Power, Iresa Energy, Gen4U, One Select, Usio Energy and most recently Economy Energy. Many have struggled…

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Renowned sportscaster says NFL teams are racist when it comes to hiring coaches

(CNN)A Dallas sportscaster is causing a stir for a blistering TV commentary in which he acknowledged his own “white privilege” and slammed the “covert racism” of NFL owners who won’t give talented coaches of color a chance. Eight NFL head coaches — five of them black — were fired at the end of the 2018 regular season which wrapped last month. The six coaches hired so far to replace them all are white. In a league where about 70% of the players are black, only two of the 32 NFL…

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Octavian wins the BBC Sound of 2019

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA year ago he was penniless – now Octavian’s the BBC’s Sound of 2019 Maverick, genre-defying rapper Octavian has won BBC Music’s Sound of 2019. Endorsed by Drake, but entirely self-made, the 23-year-old has perked ears with a series of unpredictable EPs that juggle grime, house, pop and gospel. He beat pop singer King Princess and balladeer Grace Carter to take the title, which has previously gone to Adele, Sam Smith, Haim and Sigrid. “That’s lit,” the Southeast Londoner told the BBC.…

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‘Use lie detectors on asylum applications’

The Home Office said it is not considering using lie detectors in asylum cases. Reality Check: How many people seek asylum in the UK? Reality Check: Who rescues migrants in the Channel? Asylum seeker who fled DR Congo released Mr Wood was the deputy chief executive of the Border Agency and later the director general of immigration and enforcement at the Home Office, before retiring in 2015. He wrote the report – published on Friday – for independent think tank Civitas: Institute for the Study of Civil Society. In the…

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Weird ‘Sub-Neptune’ Exoplanet Discovered by NASA (And It May Not Be Alone)

The world, known as HD 21749b, is a weirdo, at least by the standards of our own solar system. It’s a “sub-Neptune” about three times bigger than Earth, which means it’s likely gaseous rather than rocky. But HD 21749b is made of denser stuff than the gaseous worlds we’re used to, because it’s 23 times more massive than Earth. [NASA’s TESS Exoplanet-Hunting Mission in Pictures] “We think this planet wouldn’t be as gaseous as Neptune or Uranus, which are mostly hydrogen and really puffy,” discovery team leader Diana Dragomir, a…

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