Gene Wilder, star of 'Willy Wonka,' dead at 83

For many people, Wilder might be best remembered for "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory", playing the mysterious candy tycoon in the 1971 adaptation of Roald Dahl's book. In a 2005 interview with CNN , Wilder discussed how he met Brooks, having ... More..

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Turkey says aims to prevent Kurdish militia corridor in Syria
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Turkey says aims to prevent Kurdish militia corridor in Syria

The army destroyed eight Islamic State targets with cross-border artillery fire after rockets from Syria hit the Turkish border town of Kilis, some 80 km (50 miles) to the west, a Turkish military source said. ...More..

SpaceX erects historic rocket in front of headquarters
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SpaceX erects historic rocket in front of headquarters

Check out the landing at at 32:25, during which everyone at SpaceX erupts into cheers. The touchdown marked the first time a rocket landed in such a manner after sending a satellite toward orbit. SpaceX repea...More..

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American's No. 2 Executive Departs for United Airlines

American Airlines' president has bailed out to take over a rival airline. Mr. Isom, 52 years old, will continue to oversee the airline's operations and assume all revenue responsibilities, the company said. As ...More..

Meet Octobot, the First Ever Autonomous Soft Robot
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Meet Octobot, the First Ever Autonomous Soft Robot

A team of Harvard University researchers with expertise in 3-D printing, mechanical engineering, and microfluidics has demonstrated the first autonomous, untethered, entirely soft robot . This one, though, i...More..

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Comelec gets flak for mulling over postponing barangay, SK elections

Recto noted that since both houses of Congress are already finalizing legislation that will postpone the October village polls, lawmakers should solve "the missing link in the discussions" which is the need to ...More..

Scientists May Have Just Discovered Another Earth
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Scientists May Have Just Discovered Another Earth

During the first half of 2016, the HARPS spectrograph on the European Southern Observatory's 3.6-metre telescope at La Silla regularly observed Proxima Centauri , as did other professional and amateur tele...More..

Tropical depression in Gulf expected to strengthen Monday
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Tropical depression in Gulf expected to strengthen Monday

Maximum sustained winds were clocking at 35mph with higher gusts yesterday. This motion is expected to become westerly Monday and Tuesday. Forecasters say a tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico pro...More..

The National Park Service is celebrating a huge milestone today
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The National Park Service is celebrating a huge milestone today

On August 25, 1916, known as "Founder's Day", President Woodrow Wilson formalized the creation and mission of the National Park Service. Crater Lake lies in the caldera of an ancient volcano called Mount Mazama...More..

Tropical systems in the Atlantic keep the Carolinas on alert
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Tropical systems in the Atlantic keep the Carolinas on alert

In late September a year ago, Hurricane Joaquin stalled offshore of the Lowcountry and funneled in rainfall like a firehose, contributing to historically heavy rains and flooding across the state in early Octob...More..

Explosion at Brussels crime lab, no casualties
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Explosion at Brussels crime lab, no casualties

Arsonists set fire to Belgium's National Institute of Criminology in Brussels earlier on Monday, causing an explosion but no casualties. "It was arson, deliberate arson, at the laboratory of the federal po...More..

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Big iPad update will make Apple Pencil more powerful

Consumers will be able to buy the new iMac with an AMD graphics processing unit (GPU), the new report said - that would put the new model on par with previous models. Fortunately, Apple's upcoming event in Se...More..

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"Second Earth" discovered, just beyond our solar system

This means scientists don't now know if the planet has an atmosphere, possesses a magnetosphere or has liquid water. It is also bombarded by ultraviolet radiation due to its proximity to Proxima Centauri , but...More..

Donald Trump Is Spending $10 Million on a New Ad Campaign
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Donald Trump Is Spending $10 Million on a New Ad Campaign

The Trump campaign kicked off with describing Mexican immigrants as "criminals, rapists, and drug dealers", and Trump has neither apologized nor backed off from that baseless characterization. "We're not lookin...More..

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Aetna to leave IL health insurance exchange for 2017

Aetna , the nation's third-largest insurer, says it will limit its participation in the exchanges to four states in 2017, down from 15 this year. The report added that for ACA supporters, this suggests the in...More..

Investors Catching Stocks: General Motors Company (GM)
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Investors Catching Stocks: General Motors Company (GM)

S&P Equity Research restated a "strong-buy" rating and set a $18.00 price target on shares of Ford Motor in a research note on Sunday, May 1st. The technical analysis of General Motors Company Common S vi...More..

Hungarian PM Orban urges EU to build an army of its own
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Hungarian PM Orban urges EU to build an army of its own

Merkel's calls for European Union nations to open up to immigrants from war-torn regions were brushed off in Warsaw, where the leaders of Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia stressed on Friday that...More..

Tropical Depression 9 Forecast To Strengthen
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Tropical Depression 9 Forecast To Strengthen

Expect isolated thundershowers beginning Monday afternoon, with heavier rain and wind gusts moving into Central Florida on Tuesday and Wednesday, according to the weather service. Storm Team 3 has been monito...More..

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Golden moment: Beyoncé triumphs at the MTV VMAs in Elie Saab

She closed the show - and unlike the other performances of the night, Bey's actually was a show - with " Formation ", ending it surrounded by women arranged on the floor in the Venus symbol. Adele was favou...More..

Iceland's Met Office: 2 earthquakes rock our largest volcano
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Iceland's Met Office: 2 earthquakes rock our largest volcano

Volcanic steam rises from Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano in April 21, 2010. Professor Pall Einarsson said: "Hekla is a risky volcano". The Katla volcano has not erupted properly since 1918 and scientist...More..