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Biggest explosion in the universe spotted by astronomers

Biggest explosion in the universe spotted by astronomers

A combination of space and ground-based telescopes have found evidence for the biggest explosion seen in the universe. The explosion was created by a black hole located in the Ophiuchus cluster’s central galaxy, which has blasted out jets and carved a large cavity in the surrounding hot gas. The red …

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Pelosi calls market plunge ‘disturbing,’ pushes for coronavirus funds

Pelosi calls market plunge 'disturbing,' pushes for coronavirus funds

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks at a press conference to announce the impeachment managers on Capitol Hill January 15, 2020, in Washington, DC. Olivier Douliery | AFP | Getty Images House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday called the stock market sell-off “disturbing,” and she criticized the Trump …

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Dare to say his name: Candyman trailer reveals gore and gentrification | Film

A sequel to Candyman, doubling up as a reinvention, is heading to cinemas this summer from Oscar-winning producer Jordan Peele, with the first trailer now released. The 1992 original transported the events of Clive Barker’s book from Liverpool to Cabrini-Green in Chicago, a deprived public housing development, and became one …

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NFL franchise tag window opens: How it impacts the Eagles

NFL franchise tag window opens: How it impacts the Eagles

The NFL’s franchise tag window was originally set to open two days ago but the start date got pushed back given the ongoing talks regarding the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Thus, the window now officially begins today, Thursday, February 27 starting at 4:00 PM Eastern. Let’s a look at what this …

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New Delhi riots leave 38 dead as India balks at U.S. reaction to the religious violence

New Delhi riots leave 38 dead as India balks at U.S. reaction to the religious violence

People mourn next to the body of Muddasir Khan, who was fatally wounded Tuesday in a clash between people demonstrating for and against a new citizenship law, in New Delhi, India, February 27, 2020. ADNAN ABIDI/REUTERS Delhi — The death toll from four days of sectarian violence in India’s capital …

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Stocks plunge as coronavirus pandemic fears rock markets

SHANGHAI, Jan. 7, 2020 -- Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks at a delivery ceremony for Tesla China-made Model 3 in Shanghai, east China, Jan. 7, 2020. U.S. electric carmaker Tesla officially delivered the first batch of 10 made-in-China Model 3 sedans to the public Tuesday afternoon, one year after the company broke ground on its first overseas plant. The company also announced the launch of a project to manufacture Model Y vehicles in its Shanghai gigafactory.(Photo by Ding Ting/Xinhua via Getty) (Xinhua/Ding Ting via Getty Images)

Markets are reeling again on Thursday, after the U.S. reported its first coronavirus case involving a person who didn’t travel to an infected country, and didn’t knowingly interact with someone who did. Experts are becoming increasingly resigned to a worldwide spread of the disease, even as China’s new infections slow. …

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WHO advising Tokyo 2020 Olympics organizers as coronavirus spreads

WHO advising Tokyo 2020 Olympics organizers as coronavirus spreads

People wearing protective face masks, following an outbreak of the coronavirus, are seen in front of the Giant Olympic rings at the waterfront area at Odaiba Marine Park in Tokyo, Japan, February 27, 2020. Athit Perawongmetha | Reuters The World Health Organization said Thursday that it is advising the organizers …

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Coronavirus raises worries about a broad slowdown in air travel

Coronavirus raises worries about a broad slowdown in air travel

Foreign travelers wearing masks walk past a departures information board at Beijing International Airport in Beijing, China as the country is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus, February 1, 2020. Jason Lee | Reuters The rapid spread of the new coronavirus is testing airlines and other travel companies …

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Uber tweaks its app to improve those pesky pickups

Uber tweaks its app to improve those pesky pickups

Uber has announced two new features that are meant to improve communication between riders and drivers and make pickups less stressful. If this sounds familiar, it’s because Uber is constantly tweaking its app and rolling out new devices in its crusade to perfect those pesky pickups. The first change is …

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Coronavirus Patient in California Was Not Tested for Days

Coronavirus Patient in California Was Not Tested for Days

A California coronavirus patient had to wait days to be tested because of restrictive federal criteria, despite doctors’ suggestions. The patient, who has tested positive, may be the first person to be infected through community spread in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. C.D.C. …

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