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The backup rocket jets were originally created to help the Voyager 1 spacecraft aim its instruments at planets and moons on its journey through the solar system. The thrusters worked just fine. "The Voyager team got more excited each time with each milestone in the thruster test", Barber said. The Voyager team now wants to change over to the TCM thrusters in January, during a process where the spacecraft has to switch on a heater for each thruster, which needs power - a scarce resource ...
  • Fare hike did not benefit anyone, says Kejriwal

    Fare hike did not benefit anyone, says Kejriwal

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    A day after an RTI query revealed that Delhi Metro has lost almost three lakh commuters since the day it announced a steep hike in fare on October 10, Union Urban Development Hardeep Singh Puri said the data should be examined for at least two to three months.
  • Texas Tech's Kliff Kingsbury saves his job with win over Texas

    Texas Tech's Kliff Kingsbury saves his job with win over Texas

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    On Saturday, athletic director Kirby Hocutt announced that Kingsbury will be back for the 2018 football season. The Red Raiders were in search of their 6th win and bowl eligibility. Young added two more yards with a run through the middle, then Hemphill-Mapps ran for seven yards on a reverse to the Texas Tech 3-yard line. "We were in every game".
  • All about the lucky guy warming Barrack Obama daughter's bed

    All about the lucky guy warming Barrack Obama daughter's bed

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    While Malia is the daughter of former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle , English-born Farquharson reportedly has ties to the British royal family! The video surfaced after publications such as TMZ and the Telegraph scrutinized the 19-year-old for kissing a boy and smoking at a tailgate for the Harvard-Yale game on Monday.
  • Every theatre screening Padmavti in the United Kingdom will be burnt: Karni Sena

    Every theatre screening Padmavti in the United Kingdom will be burnt: Karni Sena

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    After the countrywide protest against the release of Deepika Padukone , Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh's Padmavati , Twitter users have found the best way to express their frustration - memes. In the last few days, three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-ruled states-Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat-have decided not to screen the film in their respective territories.
  • Real Madrid make Thibaut Courtois top goalkeeper target

    Real Madrid make Thibaut Courtois top goalkeeper target

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    Courtois was speaking to the media ahead of Wednesday's UEFA Champions League group-stage clash with Qarabag in Azerbaijan, where a win would seal Chelsea's spot in the competition's round of 16. Courtois added: "The thing for me, the most important thing, is to perform well for myself and the team". It came to nothing and talks have been stalled until the end of this season, amidst interest from Spanish giants Real Madrid.
  • Iranian hacker charged in HBO 'Game of Thrones' theft

    Iranian hacker charged in HBO 'Game of Thrones' theft

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    Behzad Mesri is accused of stealing data related to unaired episodes of HBO series including Game of Thrones and attempting to extort US$6m from the premium USA cablenet. scripts and plot summaries for unaired programming, including but not limited to episodes of Game of Thrones ", the documents read. A spokesman with the US Attorney's Office said that Mesri had not been arrested, but declined to comment on the suspect's whereabouts.
  • Former Backstreet Boy, Nick Carter accused of rape

    Former Backstreet Boy, Nick Carter accused of rape

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    Carter allegedly took Schuman, who was 18 at the time, into a bathroom and began kissing her. "He was relentless, refusing to take my no's for an answer", she added. Then she said though she told him she did not want to have sex, he pinned her down in a bedroom and raped her vaginally. "I could be your husband", she said he replied.
  • Jude Law Lands 'Captain Marvel' Male Lead Role

    Jude Law Lands 'Captain Marvel' Male Lead Role

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    Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck , who co-directed Half Nelson , will direct the movie and Ben Mendelsohn will play the villain. He's played lotharios, vicious villains and movie heroes, but he's never appeared in a Marvel movie, until now.
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' Finale Assists ABC Win

    'Dancing With the Stars' Finale Assists ABC Win

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    Jordan Fisher performed an excellent samba, salsa and paso doble to take home the mirrorball trophy as the celebrity victor of season 25 of Dancing With The Stars on Tuesday night. Sterling and Ballas perfomed a cha cha/tango fushion for a flawless score while Muniz and Carson only managed to collect 28 points with their foxtrot/tango fusion.
  • American Music Awards: 15 Best and Worst Moments From The Ceremony

    American Music Awards: 15 Best and Worst Moments From The Ceremony

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    The Grammy victor, 38, was suspended several stories up in the air from the side of the 34-floor JW Marriott hotel in downtown L.A.as she rehearsed on Friday, November 17, and in a video posted on her Instagram account, Pink admitted she was nervous before she prepped for the daredevil stunt.
  • CBS fires Charlie Rose after sexual misconduct claims surface

    CBS fires Charlie Rose after sexual misconduct claims surface

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    On her show on Tuesday, the TV anchor responded to the accusations against Charlie Rose with her own disappointing story involving the veteran journalist. The Washington Post reports that the allegations include "lewd phone calls, walking around naked in their presence, or groping their breasts, buttocks, and genital areas".
  • Brandon Peters injured in MI loss to Wisconsin

    Brandon Peters injured in MI loss to Wisconsin

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    MI finished the game with John O'Korn at quarterback. Instead the Wolverines are playing spoiler, and frankly, it's gotten old hat. We'll find out soon enough. Sure, the Wolverines only trailed 14-10 at the time of Brandon Peters' apparent head injury, so severe it knocked him from Michigan's eventual 24-10 loss at No.
  • Russell Simmons accused of Sexually Assaulting Model when she was 17

    Russell Simmons accused of Sexually Assaulting Model when she was 17

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    She met the 2 of them in 1991 at a casting call, she said, and from a dinner they proceeded to Simmons' apartment to show her a music video they'd been working on. Ratner, meanwhile, "just sat there and watched", she said. Two are anonymous, while the third is from Simmons' former assistant Anthony "Mac" McNair.
  • More than 70 Connecticut Foster Kids Adopted by New Families

    More than 70 Connecticut Foster Kids Adopted by New Families

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    The Tatlock's and 10 other families were able to expand their families and legally adopt their children. "I felt like it was my duty I needed to give him a voice since no one else could", Hernandez said. The children live with their new families for at least six months before the adoption is finalized. The Cohn's added number 6 to their family, and they say a full house has always been in the cards.
  • Country music legend Mel Tillis dead at 85

    Country music legend Mel Tillis dead at 85

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    Tillis battled intestinal issues since early 2016 and never fully recovered. "There will never be another Mel Tillis! ". Tillis has six children. A member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Grand Ole Opry , Tillis recorded more than 60 albums and penned a string of hits for stars such as Kenny Rogers, George Strait and Ricky Skaggs.
  • George Clooney returning to TV

    George Clooney returning to TV

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    The series will begin production in early 2018. Catch-22 tells the story of Yossarian, an U.S. bomber pilot in World War II. It was previously adapted for the screen in Mike Nichols' 1970 film starring Alan Arkin and Orson Welles. In the forthcoming TV series, Clooney will step into Balsam's shoes to play Colonel Cathcart, the ambitious and ruthless officer in charge of Yossarian's squadron.
  • Justice League Rotten Tomatoes Score Delayed Until Opening Day!

    Justice League Rotten Tomatoes Score Delayed Until Opening Day!

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    The anticipated grade for Justice League has come under particularly tough scrutiny after it was delayed almost a day so that it could be revealed on the site's new Facebook show See It/Skip It . The day has finally arrived and the Justice League movie is now in theaters! But the site also publishes news, interviews, and columns , and by moving into original programming with See It / Skip It, hosted by entertainment journalists Jacqueline Coley and Segun Oduolowu, Rotten ...
  • Who Knew Jude Law Would Look So Perfect As Dumbledore?

    Who Knew Jude Law Would Look So Perfect As Dumbledore?

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    Exactly a year ago, Potterheads were treated to a movie from an extension of the Harry Potter universe titled Fantastic Beasts . Today we got an official Fantastic Beasts 2 cast photo, and it featured our very first look at the young version of Albus Dumbledore , played by Jude Law .
  • Is this $450 Million da Vinci Even a Real da Vinci?

    Is this $450 Million da Vinci Even a Real da Vinci?

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    Griffin. The work was accepted as an authentic da Vinci when it was included in a 2011 exhibition of the artist's works at London's National Gallery, and two years later it was sold to the billionaire Russian oligarch painting Dmitry Rybolovlev for US$127.5 million ($AU168m).
  • Read Elizabeth Warren's statement on the sexual assault allegations against Al Franken

    Read Elizabeth Warren's statement on the sexual assault allegations against Al Franken

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    Speaking on her radio show Thursday morning, Tweeden said she didn't come forward with the allegations sooner because she feared her career, including a stint as a swimsuit model, would lead others to discount her story. Tweeden resisted, but eventually said "ok" to get Franken to stop his insisting. At a press conference on Thursday afternoon, Tweeden explained that she didn't report the incidents because she didn't want to be the troublemaker.
  • Kim Kardashian's New Perfume Bottle Called Crude by Some

    Kim Kardashian's New Perfume Bottle Called Crude by Some

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    The 37-year-old first-ever fragrance , KKW Crystal Gardenia , launches today, and she says she chose the crystal-themed packaging because they really helped her in the days following the robbery. While Kardashian has been tackling the challenge of developing concealers for KKW Beauty , she's been modeling another product for months without any of us knowing.
  • First hijab-wearing Barbie based on Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad

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    The daughter of a police detective and a teacher, Muhammad grew up with four siblings in Maplewood and discovered fencing when she was 13 years old, winning medals and accolades until she qualified for the Olympics in 2016. Olympic athlete to compete wearing a hijab at the 2016 Rio Olympic games. The doll will be available for purchase in 2018. Muhammad joins an impressive roster of other " Sheroes " including Ashley Graham , Zendaya , Kristin Chenoweth, Gabby Douglas , Emmy Rossum, ...
  • Gadot's Wonder Woman Ultimatum Over Ratner Might Not Have Happened

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    Beneath the surface, the Gadot-Warner-Ratner tangle could prove even more expensive for Warners than it already is. Earlier in the month Warner Bros . Gal Gadot played the title role in this past summer's Wonder Woman , which also starred Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, David Thewlis, Connie Nielsen, Elena Anaya, Ewen Bremner, Lucy Davis, Lisa Loven Kongsli, Saïd Taghmaoui and Eugene Brave Rock.