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Why measuring a day on Saturn is so hard

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Why Measuring A Day On Saturn Is So Hard

Jay Thompson, Cassini Public Engagement, NASA/JPL Humans sometimes struggle to adjust to Daylight Saving Time, but just measuring the exact length of a Saturn day is one of the big challenges for scientists on NASA’s Cassini mission. Over more than a decade in Saturn orbit, Cassini’s instruments have wrestled with confusing measurements to determine the planet’s…

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William Barr personally gave order to disperse protesters ahead of Trump photo op, DOJ confirms

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The Attorney General of the United States personally issued an order for peaceful protesters to be moved ahead of President Donald Trump's recent walk outside the White House grounds, a report said on Tuesday.

A Justice Department official confirmed to The Washington Post that Attorney General William Barr gave the order when he was seen outside the White House prior to the president's walk to St. John's Episcopal Church.

But on Monday, a White House spokesperson had denied that the protesters were moved to accommodate the president.

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WATCH: White man fires his gun at George Floyd rally in Boise – and then gets arrested

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On Tuesday, KTVB reported that a man from Garden City, Idaho has been arrested after firing a gun at the state house in Boise during a protest of the police killing of George Floyd.

"According to Boise police spokeswoman Haley Williams, the shot was fired into the ground. No one was injured and police are investigating the shooting 'as an unintentional or accidental discharge,'" said the report. "Michael Wallace, 18, was booked into the Ada County Jail on a misdemeanor charge of discharge of a firearm in city limits. He has since posted bond and been released."

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Trump denounced after claiming Black jobs success — after Black unemployment doubled

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President Donald Trump sang his own praises on Twitter after ordering Black Lives Matter protesters be dispersed so that he could score a photo-op outside the White House.

Taking to Twitter on Tuesday, Trump said that no president, other than Abraham Lincoln, has done more from the Black community than him.

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1267885675338219520

Trump's comment ignores the work President Lyndon B. Johnson did in his promise to pass national civil rights legislation in 1964 when lobbied by Black activists, including Dr. Marth Luther King Jr. Efforts to register African-American voters in the South were still blocked.

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