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2016 set to break heat record despite slowdown in emissions

Global temperatures rose to records this year, advancing near the level that scientists say would be catastrophic, the UN's World Meteorological Organization said in a report Monday. Another downer: even though fossil fuel emissions are stalling, atmospheric Carbon dioxide concentration remains high. The CO2 increase was about 3 parts per million past year - the highest since records began - and 2016 is likely to be at least as fast, CSIRO researchers said last month. Read More

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Bernie Sanders doesn't rule out 2020 White House run

During Mr. Obama's presidency, the Democrats have lost more than 900 state legislative seats (out of 7,383), and in Tuesday's elections, posted a net loss of an additional 43 seats , with results still coming in. For him, it was about tone. "He spoke to the very real sense of millions of Americans that their government and their economy has abandoned them". She became a hero for the Sanders' wing of the party and served as a strong advocate of his candidacy. Read More

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Jorge Lorenzo takes pole in Valencia Grand Prix

Jorge Lorenzo takes pole in Valencia Grand Prix

When the chequered flag was shown, Lorenzo was 0.340s clear of Honda's Marquez, and the new world champion went marginally faster through the first sector. Maverick Viñales (Team Suzuki Ecstar) heads the second row in his final appearance for the Hamamatsu factory, ahead of Sepang victor Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) and Monster Yamaha Tech 3's Pol Espargaro in his final appearance for the Tech 3 squad. Read More

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Monday's supermoon extra super; closest in nearly 69 years

Monday's supermoon extra super; closest in nearly 69 years

The November "extra-supermoon", however, is particularly significant because it will be the closest the moon has been to the Earth in 70 years. The Slooh Community Observatory will offer a live broadcast for November's full moon on Nov. Then there's the Strawberry Moon, the Sturgeon Moon, the Hunter's Moon - the list goes on. Astronomy is a real science and astrology isn't. "Unfortunately, the hype got out of hand". Read More

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Massive fire rips through former Bethlehem Steel plant

Massive fire rips through former Bethlehem Steel plant

Smoke billows from the site ofa massive blaze at the former Bethlehem Steel Mill in Lackawanna , N.Y., on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016. The building ignited after a light bulb fell onto some combustibles, one Lackawanna official said. He was joined by a number of officials, including Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, Fire Commissioner Garnell Whitfield and Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz. Read More

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South Africa's Zuma defeats no-confidence vote in parliament

South Africa's Zuma defeats no-confidence vote in parliament

After a lengthy, high-volume debate between MPs from the opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) and the Economic Freedom Fighters, the ANC caucus and deputy speaker Leschesa Tsenoli, the MPs were compelled to vote publicly. Brown says vocal ANC MPs, such as chief whip Jackson Mthembu will have to somehow pass the bar of credibility. "They are trying hard to distract the ANC. Read More

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Instagram update adds built-in Boomerang mode, mentions, and more to Stories feature

Instagram update adds built-in Boomerang mode, mentions, and more to Stories feature

As for Boomerang, Instagram introduced the stand-alone application in October 2015, enabling users to combine a batch of photos into a high-quality mini video. These features launch today, and besides Links (which is now only available to verified users) you can start playing with them today. So with linking now in Instagram Stories, users now have a way to share links within the app. Read More

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Australian theme park to shut down ride that killed four people

Australian theme park to shut down ride that killed four people

Ms Thomas said Dreamworld had also already begun an internal review of the park's rides, policies and procedures - and vowed that the park would only reopen when everything had been checked thoroughly. The publicly-listed Ardent Leisure has been losing an estimated $295,000 a day since Dreamworld was closed late last month. It comes as the new Ardent chairman George Venardos took over on Monday from the retiring Neil Balnaves, who held the position for 15 years. Read More

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Chicago Cubs Win World Series

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City of Chicago will celebrate the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs at a celebration rally in Grant Park on Friday, November 4, at noon, preceded by a downtown parade beginning at 11 a.m. Born in Chicago two months before the Cubs' won their previous World Series championship in 1908, Nilson grew up less than two miles from Wrigley Field. Read More

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ELECTION DAY: Where & When to Vote

ELECTION DAY: Where & When to Vote

The picture seems a little brighter for Trump in North Carolina, where early voting ended on Saturday. Richard Burr faces a challenge from former Democratic state legislator Deborah Ross. Early voting data also shows that Latino voting is at significant highs in every state, which supports the prediction that more Latinos would participate in this election. Read More

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Revenue Estimates Analysis of: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)

Revenue Estimates Analysis of: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)

Following Earnings result, share price were UP 15 times out of last 27 Qtrs. About 356,242 shares traded hands. It has outperformed by 22.55% the S&P500. 01 November 2016 - NiSource Inc . " Activision Blizzard maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, Romania, Australia, Chile, India, Japan, China, the region of Taiwan and South Korea". Read More

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Indira Gandhi remembered on her 32nd death anniversary

Indira Gandhi remembered on her 32nd death anniversary

On the occasion, dignitaries attended a prayer meeting during which no one from the Union government was present. Congress leader Anand Sharma accused the government of being "shameful" and "disrespectful" towards the former PM. Indira Gandhi was the only child of India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. Dur to unrest in Punjab, she ordered an assault upon the holiest Sikh shrine in Amritsar, the Golden Temple, "Operation Bluestar", as it was called, in June 1984, led to the death of ... Read More

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Apple's new TV app is an important half-step to the future

Apple is planning to release a new app focused on TV Show discovery this week, reports USA Today . Apple is expected to unveil a new MacBook Pro with an OLED touch panel on 27 October during an event in San Francisco, CA. The company is working on a show about apps, but don't expect a full-blown, Netflix-like content effort. The TV app includes an Up Next queue to continue watching TV shows and movies as part of a "Watch Now" screen. Read More

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MacOS Sierra 10.12.1 Images Showcase The New MacBook Pro's Magic Toolbar

MacOS Sierra 10.12.1 Images Showcase The New MacBook Pro's Magic Toolbar

In this specific example, Apple Pay is depicted asking a customer to confirm an Apple Pay purchase by placing their finger on the toolbar to confirm, seemingly confirming Touch ID support. Apple has never leaked such a revealing image of its unannounced products in years. The accidental leak appears to confirm the presence of an OLED touch bar above the keyboard instead of the standard physical function keys. Read More

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Note 7 fiasco leaves Samsung's smartphone brand in question

The company has permanently halted production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone less than two months after launch following reports that some batteries caught fire. Federal Reserve will raise borrowing costs by year-end, could hurt the won, analysts say. The batteries may not have been to blame after all, but instead the way they were squeezed into the phone. Read More

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