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Antonio Brown’s NFL return coming with Tom Brady’s Buccaneers – New York Post

  1. Antonio Brown’s NFL return coming with Tom Brady’s Buccaneers  New York Post
  2. Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Steve McLendon learned of trade before final game with New York Jets  ESPN
  3. Report: Antonio Brown agrees to deal with Buccaneers after year away from NFL  Yahoo Sports
  4. Buccaneers reach deal with WR Antonio Brown, reports say  WFLA
  5. Las Vegas Raiders place four starting offensive linemen on reserve/COVID-19 list  ESPN
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Overstuffed Nasa spacecraft Osiris-Rex losing particles after bingeing on Bennu – The Guardian

  1. Overstuffed Nasa spacecraft Osiris-Rex losing particles after bingeing on Bennu  The Guardian
  2. NASA successfully collected a sample from asteroid Bennu, but some of it is leaking into space  CNN
  3. Sample acquired! And: is your name in space?  The Planetary Society
  4. A Touch of History for Asteroid Sample Return Mission on This Week @NASA – October 23, 2020  NASA
  5. Looking Up column: Catching a moving point of light  Ridgecrest Daily Independent
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Wells Fargo Reverses Plan to Eliminate 401(k) Match – AdvisorHub

  1. Wells Fargo Reverses Plan to Eliminate 401(k) Match  AdvisorHub
  2. Wells Fargo plans to sell its asset management business for over $3 billion after posting 57% drop in 3rd-quarter profit, report says | Markets  Business Insider
  3. Wells Fargo Does U-Turn on Cutting Perk for High-Earning Workers  Bloomberg
  4. Wells Fargo now agrees with Oregon woman: she’s not dead after all  OregonLive
  5. Exclusive: Wells Fargo explores sale of asset management business – sources  Yahoo Finance
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Asteroid Samples Escaping From Jammed NASA Spacecraft 

A NASA spacecraft is stuffed with so much asteroid rubble from this week’s grab that it’s jammed open and precious particles are drifting away in space, scientists said Friday.

Scientists announced the news three days after the spacecraft named Osiris-Rex briefly touched asteroid Bennu 321 million kilometers (200 million miles) away.

The mission’s lead scientist, Dante Lauretta, said Tuesday’s operation collected far more material than expected for return to Earth — in the hundreds of grams. The sample container on the end of the robot arm penetrated so deeply into the asteroid and with such force, however, that rocks got sucked in and became wedged around the rim of the lid.

The team was scrambling to put the sample container into the return capsule as early as Tuesday — much sooner than originally planned — for the long trip home. Particles are continuing to escape, and scientists want to minimize the loss.

“Time is of the essence,” said Thomas Zurbuchen, chief of NASA’s science missions.

A cloud of asteroid particles could be seen swirling around the spacecraft as it backed away from Bennu — at least 5 to 10 grams (half an ounce) at any one time. The situation appeared to stabilize, according to Lauretta, once the robot arm stopped moving and was locked into place.

The requirement for Orisis-Rex — NASA’s first asteroid sample return mission, totaling more than $800 million — was at least 60 grams (2 ounces) of samples for return. The carbon-rich material holds the preserved building blocks of our solar system and could help scientists better understand how the planets were formed and how life originated on Earth.

Launched in 2016, the spacecraft arrived at Bennu in 2018. Regardless of what’s on board, it will still leave the vicinity of the asteroid in March. The samples won’t reach Earth until 2023.

Japan is awaiting its second batch of samples taken from a different asteroid, due back in December.

Biden’s oil slip gives Trump campaign hope in Pa., Texas – POLITICO

  1. Biden’s oil slip gives Trump campaign hope in Pa., Texas  POLITICO
  2. 4 takeaways from a less abrasive — but more revealing — debate between Trump and Biden  Yahoo News
  3. No, Mr. President, China is not paying tariffs to the U.S.  Los Angeles Times
  4. Liz Peek: Winners and losers at final presidential debate – What the Trump, Biden scorecard looks like now  Fox News
  5. Biden and Trump’s Final Debate: Who Won?  The New York Times
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