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No one really knows how to name exoplanets

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Naming new worlds is a confusing mess ESA/Hubble An exoplanet by any other name… 55 Cancri e, or Rho Cancri e, or Janssen, is one of the thousands of exoplanets stuck with multiple names because of inconsistent naming systems. 55 Cancri e is experiencing a bit of an identity crisis. The planet, which orbits a star…

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Internet explodes over news that Putin is planning to sabotage the election for Trump — yet again

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On Thursday, The New York Times revealed that Russian President Vladimir Putin is prepared to interfere in the 2020 presidential election to help President Donald Trump win a second term — and that Trump's first reaction was outrage that House Democrats had been briefed on the matter.

The news was met with horror and outrage on social media:

Republicans keep blocking election security bills in the Senate, and now we know why:

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Putin is backing Trump in 2020 — but is also seeking to undermine his legitimacy: Ambassador McFaul

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The former ambassador to Russia warned of the "extremely scary" report that Russian President Vladimir Putin is supporting Trump's 2020 reelection -- and is already meddling in the Democratic Primary.

Ambassador Michael McFaul was interviewed Thursday by MSNBC chief legal correspondent Ari Melber on "The Beat."

"I don't understand why the president doesn't understand that this is no good for him," McFaul said. "It discredits his own election or reelection. So he should be out in front of this condemning what the Russians are doing instead of trying on cover it up."

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Pentagon data breach compromises servicemembers’ personal information: report

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According to NBC News, the Department of Defense has sent out letters warning servicemembers that a likely breach in the system that manages military information technology and communications may have compromised their personal information.

"The letters, dated Feb. 11, told recipients that last May and June, 'some of your personal information, including your Social Security number, may have been compromised in a data breach on a system hosted by the Defense Information Systems Agency,'" said NBC.

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