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An Astronaut Comes Home -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

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An astronaut comes home. After a year in space, Scott Kelly returned to Earth from the International Space Station. The 340-day stay broke the record for the longest amount of time a human’s spent in space. We have the full story here

A Yahoo’s exec’s big bucks. A regulatory filing revealed the compensation package for the company’s revenue chief could reach an eye-popping $18 million, says Fortune.

Airbnb horror show. When vacationers in southwest Paris arrived at their 7-bedroom Airbnb rental, they found a body decomposing in the garden, according to The Washington Post.

Erin Andrews takes the stand again. The sportscaster testified again yesterday in her civil trial against the Mariott hotel regarding a nude video published by a stalker. In an emotional moment, she revealed ESPN, her former employer, required she do a televised interview discussing the incident before allowing her to go back on air.

Slack’s stepping up its services. The online chat service is considering adding voice and video chat to its platform, according to TechCrunch.

Going the distance. Emirates, the luxury airline, now has the world’s longest flight. Connecting Auckland and Dubai, the 8,816-mile flight lasts 17 hours and 15 minutes.

Starbucks apocalypse. Italians are were displeased by the news that the coffee chain is coming to Milan, and they took to social media to voice their disapproval. Wired has a roundup of the best responses.

Edition: October 2016

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