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The first SpaceX Dragon capsule is taking its final flight
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The first SpaceX Dragon capsule is taking its final flight

The launch marks the Dragon’s last mission as the capsule makes way for SpaceX’s updated and improved Dragon 2 capsule, which will begin making resupply runs to the space station in October.Alongside cargo to resupply the ISS, the Dragon will be bringing along payloads for experimental research aboard the space station. Including an Adidas experiment…

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First Latin American Coronavirus Case Triggers Panic over Venezuela
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First Latin American Coronavirus Case Triggers Panic over Venezuela

The first confirmed case of Chinese coronavirus in Latin America is triggering concern across socialist Venezuela, whose healthcare system is dismally ill-prepared to handle the challenge of a mass health epidemic. On Thursday, health authorities in Brazil confirmed their first case of Wuhan coronavirus in a 61-year-old man who recently visited Italy for nearly two…

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How startups close their first big sales
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How startups close their first big sales

Joe Procopio is a multi-exit, multi-failure entrepreneur. Joe is currently building Spiffy, and previously sold Automated Insights, sold ExitEvent and built Intrepid Media. More posts by this contributor No matter what your startup sells or who you’re selling it to, companies that survive — and grow — need big customers and lots of them. But…

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First Public Impeachment Hearing Flops, Drawing 13 Million Viewers
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First Public Impeachment Hearing Flops, Drawing 13 Million Viewers

Wednesday’s highly anticipated public impeachment hearing amounted to a ratings flop, with only 13 million viewers tuning in, according to reports. The hearing, which featured Bill Taylor, acting U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, and George Kent, a senior State Department official, was teased as a “bombshell, given House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff’s (D-CA) allocating Democrats more time…

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Democrat Dud: First Public Impeachment Hearing Falls Short
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Democrat Dud: First Public Impeachment Hearing Falls Short

House Democrats’ first impeachment inquiry public hearing on Wednesday was widely panned as the two career diplomats who testified failed to offer clear allegations of wrongdoing against President Donald Trump, and Democrats running the show found themselves on defense in response to the Republicans in the minority who were aggressive and effective in pushing their…

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