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U.S. Office of Personnel Management to suspend IT system after hack

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By Megan Cassella WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) said on Monday it would temporarily suspend a program it uses to complete background investigations, following a data breach that compromised the personal information of millions of Americans. The program, called Electronic Questionnaires...(more) 

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Exclusive: U.S. should spurn Russia rocket engines despite SpaceX failure - McCain

a shared story    1 hour 28 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The failure of a SpaceX rocket over Florida on Sunday should not lead U.S. officials to conclude there is need for a Russian rocket engine to help get military equipment into space, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain said on Monday. "This...(more) 

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Pokémon Shuffle to be available for iOS and Android

a shared story    2 hours 28 minutes ago
On Monday ,June 29, Nintendo announced that Pokémon Shuffle will be making the move from Nintendo 3DS to iPhone and Android later this year. In February 2015, Nintendo released Pokémon Shuffle, a puzzle game for the 3DS. Players of Pokémon Shuffle are allowed up to five...(more) 

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Would Astronauts Have Survived the SpaceX Rocket Explosion?

a shared story    3 hours 28 minutes ago
Astronauts likely would have survived the rocket explosion that scuttled SpaceX's unmanned resupply mission to the International Space Station on Sunday, company representatives said. If the mishap had occurred during a crewed launch of the "Dragon V2" capsule variant, it likely would not have caused any...(more) 

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Supreme Court upholds use of controversial execution drug

a shared story    4 hours 28 minutes ago
The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the use of a controversial drug that has been implicated in several botched executions. Two of the justices said for first time that death penalty itself probably is unconstitutional. 

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NASA Exhibits Space Shuttles Challenger, Columbia Debris for First Time

a shared story    5 hours 28 minutes ago
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida — Artifacts recovered from the wreckages of NASA's Challenger and Columbia space shuttles are for the first time now on public display, part of a powerful new exhibit that is intended to honor the two winged spacecraft and their fallen astronaut crews. NASA...(more) 

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Uber executives taken into police custody following French taxi strike

a shared story    6 hours 28 minutes ago
Two Uber France executives have been taken into police custody in Paris, French media outlets reported today, as part of an ongoing investigation into the company's low-cost UberPop service. As Le Monde reports, Uber Europe CEO Pierre-Dimitri Gore-Coty and Uber France CEO Thibaud Simphal were both...(more) 

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The One Smart Piano teaches you to play using an iPad

a shared story    7 hours 28 minutes ago
Music lessons can get expensive, so a new piano is trying to offer them itself. Both keyboards integrate directly with an iPhone or an iPad — although the iPad's large screen works best — to teach you songs and present music lessons through a free app....(more) 

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Supreme Court rules states can use controversial drug in executions

a shared story    8 hours 28 minutes ago
The United States' Supreme Court has ruled that Oklahoma's lethal injection protocol, which makes use of the controversial drug midazolam, is legal. In the short term, this decision means executions in the four states that use the drug will proceed as normal. Three high-profile "botched" executions...(more) 

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Stunning Photos of Tourist Attractions Captured from Impossible and Illegal Angles

a shared story    9 hours 28 minutes ago
Paris is a popular destination for tourists all year long, with plenty of attractions to offer. Some of its most memorable landmarks include the Eiffel Tower or the Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and chances are you already have many pictures of them if you’ve already visited...(more) 

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Apple Music launching at 11 AM ET tomorrow

a shared story    10 hours 28 minutes ago
Apple Music will launch at 11 AM ET tomorrow with the release of iOS 8.4. Apple had previously said the new services would launch on June 30th, but Ian Rogers, senior director of Apple Music, announced the exact time in a blog post published over the...(more) 

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We Now Know Exactly When iOS 8.4 (and Apple Music) Will Be Released

a shared story    11 hours 28 minutes ago
Over the weekend, Apple revealed new details about its music plans for the immediate future, including release information for Apple Music and a new iTunes Match feature for iOS 9. DON’T MISS: Reports Saying Beats Headphones Are Cheap May Have Been Grossly Exaggerated According to former...(more) 

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