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Meteorite's origins point to possible undiscovered asteroid

The Bunburra Rockhole meteorite was discovered in Australia.  (Imperial College London) A new analysis of a meteorite called Bunburra Rockhole has revealed that the rock originated from a previously unknown parent asteroid, allowing scientists to understand the geology of the parent body. The parent body was differentiated, meaning that it was large enough to separate into a core, mantle and crust, ...

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Iranian protesters tortured, family members intimidated, say relatives

Hundreds of demonstrators extended their protests this week outside Iran’s notorious Evin Prison, demanding information about about loved ones detained — without being charged — since ongoing anti-government protests erupted almost two weeks ago. Uncertainty surrounds the status of more than 3,000 who have been detained since protests broke out on Dec. 28 and quickly spread to more than 130 ...

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Those weird 'tubes' on Mars probably aren't signs of life

NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity captured this image on Jan. 2, 2018, using its Mars Hand Lens Imager. The tubular structures were likely created by crystalline growth, mission team members said.  (NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS) If you heard that NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity just spotted signs of life on the Red Planet — well, don’t get your hopes up. The odd tubular structures that Curiosity has been investigating lately ...

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Trump lawyer files defamation suits against BuzzFeed, Fusion GPS over Russia dossier

Michael Cohen, one of President Trump’s personal attorneys, filed a “defamation action” Tuesday against BuzzFeed News and its editor-in-chief over allegations about him that were published in the now-infamous “Trump-Russia dossier” compiled by a former British spy. Cohen also filed a federal defamation lawsuit against Fusion GPS, the research firm that hired former MI6 agent Christopher Steele to compile the ...

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God in cyberspace: There's an app for that – in fact, lots of them

There may be no more visible example of how religion and technology are intertwined than the proliferation of religious apps. Case in point: A biblical app known as YouVersion, now approaching its 10th anniversary, has been downloaded 300 million times. But it’s not just evangelical Christians creating and using religious apps. Carry Your Faith, an app affiliated with the Roman ...

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Japan's new 'Coke Plus' contains a laxative ingredient

Drinking too much of Coke’s newest version of Coca-Cola Plus might result in “loose bowels,” the company said.  (The Coca-Cola Company via AP) Those who grab a Coca-Cola Plus in Japan are definitely getting something extra: a laxative and the government’s seal of approval. The Wall Street Journal reports on the unlikely sounding “health drink,” which has qualified as a ...

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Roseanne Barr defends Trump, says sitcom will tackle politics

ROSEANNE – ABC’s “Roseanne” stars Roseanne Barr as Roseanne Conner. (ABC/Robert Trachtenberg)  (© 2018 American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. All rights reserved. ) PASADENA, Calif. –  Roseanne Barr defended her support for President Trump and her choice to make her sitcom character a Trump supporter in the upcoming “Roseanne” revival heading to ABC in March. Barr said making her sitcom counterpart ...

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