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Peggy Whitson set to break Sunita Williams' spacewalk record

Whitson and Kimbrough had cameras strapped to their helmets to document their work on the livestream as the space station drifted over South Africa, then India. On April 24, she will break another record - this time for the most cumulative days in space by an American - when she passes 534 in orbit, longer than current title holder Jeff Williams.

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Donald Trump and Chris Christie led a roundtable on opioid abuse

It must issue a report containing its final findings and recommendations by October 1, the order states. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, who attended the White House meeting, praised Trump for convening the commission, contending that it's "a productive first step to better serve those suffering from addiction and the victims impacted by this crisis".

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General Motors Rejects Activist Investor's Proposal For Dual-class Stock Structure

The New York-based hedge fund intends to submit the non-binding plan at the GM annual shareholders' meeting later this year, where it will also nominate four candidates for GM's board. Investors with a bullish thesis on major automakers General Motors (NYSE: GM) and Ford Motor Company have been proven correct as record profits have flowed in over the past couple of years.

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French presidential candidate Fillon's wife placed under formal investigation

The decision, which comes two weeks after Fillon himself was placed under formal investigation in the same case, is another blow to his faltering presidential campaign. He was once considered to be the favorite to win the French presidency, but is now polling third, behind Marine Le Pen , leader of the far right National Front, and Emmanuel Macron , the independent centrist candidate.

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China's Li to focus on trade ties during New Zealand visit

But the Turnbull government announced on March 28 that the extradition treaty would not be passed through Parliament. When New Zealand signed China's first ever free trade deal with a developed nation, the iPhone hadn't even been released, Adele was barely known, and Helen Clark was still Prime Minister.

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Uber removes fleet of self-driving cars after Arizona crash

The Uber auto was operating in self-driving mode at the time of the crash, and the two "safety" operators required to be in the vehicle under current law were not hurt. Josie Montenegro, Tempe police information officer, said , "There was a person behind the wheel". The company's focus on self-driving cars was to demonstrate its progress with the promising technology.