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British PM to trigger Article 50 by end of March

May, appointed prime minister shortly after Britain voted in June to leave the bloc, has been under pressure from European Union officials, investors and members of her Conservative Party to offer more on her plan for Britain's exit, beyond her catch phrase " Brexit means Brexit ".

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Don't Freak Out About California's Swarm Of Earthquakes Just Yet

The Governor's Office of Emergency Services issued the warning after 142 temblors hit starting Monday near Bombay Beach at the southern end of the fault. Preliminary USGS data showed that there was a roughly one per cent chance of a quake of magnitude seven or greater hitting the Southern San Andreas fault within the next week.

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Govt approves ratification of Paris Agreement

In a statement CPM politburo said ratification "is not in the interests of India and its commitment to eradicate poverty and provide the required energy for improving the livelihood of the vast majority of our people". The OECD has released a new report , "Effective Carbon Rates: Pricing CO2 through taxes and emissions trading systems", which presents new data on effective carbon rates on CO2 emissions for energy use across six economic sectors in 41 countries - 34 OECD member states and ...

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Parts of South Australia may face prolonged power outage

It has blamed the severe storm for damaging transmission and distribution assets within the state, leading to the state-wide power outage. But he's also repeatedly raised the fact that South Australia gets 40 per cent of its electricity from wind and solar power.

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Cowboys Lead Longhorns By Three After First Quarter

Them's firing territory. If Helton can't even line up 11 men on an extra point , he's obviously ill-equipped to be a head coach. I don't know if we still did today. Francois was 20 of 32 for 372 yards. It ended an eight-game home losing skid to Texas . The typically understated coach acknowledged that the win was "special" and his team had taken "a good step forward", though he prefaced the latter remark by saying, "We're still a work in progress, but ..." "We have yet to play our best".

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Ricciardo leads Red Bull one-two as Hamilton retires

Australia's Daniel Ricciardo has led a surprise one-two for Red Bull at a turbulent Malaysian Grand Prix which saw one-time race leader Lewis Hamilton stopped by an engine failure and Nico Rosberg finish third after spinning early on and handed a 10-second penalty.

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Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie Have Reached A Temporary Custody Agreement

Smith's new employment goes against a report from Us Weekly that claims Jolie, 41, is trying to ruin Pitt, 52. It was reported that Pitt misbehaved with his kids on a private flight. The temporary agreement has not been filed with the court, and Pitt has not yet responded to the case. "The worst of these claims are false and he will continue to do anything and everything that he can in the best interest of his children", the source said.

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Calls For EU Ratification Of The Paris Agreement On Climate Change

Brazil's new president, Michel Temer, told the UN General Assembly earlier Tuesday that he would ratify the accord, saying that his biodiverse nation was committed to environmental protection. The chances of getting from the current 48% of emissions to the necessary 55% appeared promising Wednesday. The United States officially joined the Paris agreement, along with China, during the G20 Summit earlier this month.

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Paris Motor Show highlights (mega gallery)

The German automaker showed off the concept at a preview to the Paris Motor Show , which opens to the public Saturday. They won't form a separate subbrand like BMW's i marque, as some media reports have said , but will be a clearly recognizable product family delineated by a striking design and nomenclature, sources told Automobilwoche, a sibling publication of Automotive News .

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Russia Accuses US of 'De Facto Support for Terrorists' in Syria

When it was Corker's turn again, he said, "I've never seen signs of a Plan B". The remarks by Russian officials have shown a degree of mistrust and strain between Moscow and Washington after the collapse of the U.S. At the committee's hearing, Sen. Russian Federation said it supports a 48-hour cease-fire in Aleppo , but not a longer truce proposed by the U.S.

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Trump vs Miss Universe: White House race hits new low

Unsurprisingly, Trump's pre-dawn Twitter tirade ricocheted across the campaign trail. The tweets were continuing fallout from Monday's brass knuckles presidential debate, when Clinton assailed her rival for publicly humiliating Machado after she gained weight following her beauty pageant win.

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Scientists just found yet another way that humans are creating greenhouse gases

The BioScience analysis, which drew on scores of other studies, is the largest and most comprehensive look to date at the link between reservoirs and greenhouse gases , Harrison said. The new study however found that methane content was 25% more than what was thought. A similar process occurs in rice paddies, which are also a major source of methane emissions.

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Trump Hits Hillary Clinton on Health, Questions If She's 'Tough'

The scientific survey showed the Democratic nominee leading the Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump, 44 percent to 40 percent. Back in 2012 when challenger Mitt Romney was seen as the landslide victor in his first debate with President Obama, the republican nominee shaved 4.

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Sam Allardyce And The Postcards: Ex-England Boss's Final Act Revealed

Sam Allardyce guided England to a 1-0 win over Slovakia in a World Cup qualifier in his only game in charge. "I take full responsibility for the decision to hire him but I don't take responsibility for his actions". He made a mistake, he's admitted that, and it's a shame. "When you are in the Premier League the games come so quickly, I haven't given the England job a thought".

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Philippine president rejects Hitler label, says it didn't originate from him: spokesman

The German foreign ministry said in a statement Friday (Saturday in Manila) that it had asked the Philippine envoy "to come to the ministry for a discussion on this issue". And while the Obama administration maintains that its 65-year-old alliance with the Philippines remains "ironclad", a senior US diplomat is cautioning Duterte against more anti-U.S.

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Half of recalled Galaxy Note 7s exchanged in US — Samsung

A Samsung Galaxy Note 2 smartphone has caught fire on an IndiGo aircraft. The fire was reported inside the IndiGo aircraft coming from Singapore at the Chennai airport. Following the incident, IndiGo issued a statement . "We are in touch with local authorities to gather more information and investigate whether there were any external factors involved", the company statement said.

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Trump now seeking advice for 2nd debate on how to attack Clinton

Some 56% of American adults who watched the debate said Mrs Clinton won, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Wednesday. Game on: Clinton, Trump face-off in first presidential debateThe two presidential candidates bashed each other different topics and Clinton is shown to be the victor of two scientific polls .

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India to ratify Paris climate deal tomorrow, Prez gives assent

So far, 61 nations representing 47.8 per cent of emissions have ratified. We are reaching a critical period for decisive climate action. So far, seven European Union member states have individually ratified the deal: Germany, France, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Malta and Portugal.

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No Hotspots Allowed: Reporters at Debate Forced to Buy $200 Wi-Fi

In an email to Gizmodo, the reporter said the ban was being enforced by the Commission on Presidential Debates, which had deployed hand-held wireless testing devices to scour the media area for unsanctioned internet connections. "However, as a policy, we do not confirm or comment on potential or pending enforcement investigations". Ars has also contacted the Commission on Presidential Debates, which did not immediately respond.

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World's First 'Three Parent Baby' Born Using Controversial Method

Zhang's team travelled to Mexico for the procedure because " there are no rules " there. The procedure for the unnamed Jordanian parents was conducted in Mexico and the procedure was done by a team of medical personnel from the US. Because the three-parent technique is still not allowed in the United States, Zhang performed the procedure in Mexico where " there are no rules ".

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Parting Shots: The Rosetta Spacecraft's Last Photos of Comet 67P

The flatlining signal was greeted with some low-key cheers and handshakes among the engineers and scientists, with some members of the team having spent the best part of three decades working on the mission. "The fact that we found water but it wasn't same as on Earth". The Rosetta spacecraft is about to crash into a comet, bringing to an end one of the most historic missions in recent history.

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Sherlock: Benedict Cumberbatch's Dr. Strange set for new Avengers film

He added: "To get us all together will be quite something". So how do you guys think this movie will be? Other actors who were being considered to be Doctor Strange include, Ryan Gosling, Joaquin Phoenix and Jared Leto. Many fans are waiting for the Avengers: Infinity on April 25, 2018. That's why this character is being introduced, to open up the next chapter. Talking about Mikkelsen's character, the new trailer features a first meeting between him and unusual, and it's actually ...

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IN takes down No. 17 Michigan State in OT

Richard Lagow is the highest-rated new starting quarterback in the league, and Indiana's improving defense has been able to make big plays. Bearcats' freshman Ross Trail threw for one touchdown and ran for another but threw three interceptions before being replaced by Gunner Kiel after Ward's pick-six.

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140km winds expected to slam into South Australia

Mr Frydenberg was further asked to respond to critics who've suggested that without more renewable energy there'll be more extreme weather events like the one-in-50-year storm that turned off the lights in South Australia. Labor Premier Jay Weatherill hit back strongly on Thursday morning, accusing his critics of "playing politics", pursuing anti-renewable agendas and jumping the gun in defiance of expert advice.

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Richburg becomes first player ejected under new National Football League personal foul rule

Beckham was matched against rival cornerback Josh Norman most of the afternoon in their first meeting since last year's ugly confrontation. "If I said I was proud of him it would make it sound like I wasn't expecting him to (keep himself in the game)", Cousins said.

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Clinton talks public service in Florida

Hillary Clinton said the issue is not Machado but the bias and instability Trump has shown in his comments about her. Trump on Friday entertained conspiracy theories bouncing around far-right websites about Machado having filmed a sex tape, as well as allegations that Clinton helped the Venezuelan become a US citizen for the express goal of attacking him at the debate.

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USA regain command at Hazeltine as Westwood falters

P Reed vs R McIlroy; J Spieth v H Stenson; R Fowler v J Rose; J Walker v R Cabrera Bello; P Mickelson v S Garcia; R Moore v L Westwood; B Snedeker v A Sullivan; D Johnson v C Wood; B Koepka v D Willett; M Kuchar v M Kaymer; Z Johnson v M Fitzpatrick.

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President Duterte rejects Hitler comparisons he made in a speech

Abella did, however, say that Duterte does, in fact, desire to kill millions of Filipinos involved with illegal drugs. "But what President Duterte said is not only profoundly inhumane, but it demonstrates an appalling disrespect for human life".

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Hurricane Matthew powers to Category 4 major storm

Between 10 and 15 inches of rain are expected in Jamaica, according to the National Hurricane Center. It's moving west about 7 mph and the center is about 365 miles from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and 420 miles from Kingston, Jamaica. Hurricane conditions are expected to reach Jamaica and Haiti from the southern border with the Dominican Republic to Le Mole St. Nicholas on Monday.

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Govt approves ratification of Paris climate agreement

Governments and citizens need to rapidly ramp up efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions, a group of scientists said this week, releasing a new report showing that the climate pledges made toward the Paris agreement won't do the trick.

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More than 100000 African elephants killed for ivory in the past decade

Poaching has taken a massive toll on Africa's elephant population and has led to the worst declines in the past 25 years, a report said. Known as the Great Elephant Census , the report revealed a decline of 144,000 in a span of seven years, with the population of African elephants continually shrinking by 8 percent every year continent-wide.

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United Nations chief offers to mediate between India, Pakistan

The time has come for bold intervention by him if we are to avoid a crisis because we can see a crisis building up . The UN chief said India and Pakistan should address differences through diplomacy and dialogue, and offered to mediate. "Pakistan is running full speed to develop tactical nukes in their continuing hostility with India." she said. Pakistani cabinet, met under Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, on Friday rejected the Indian claim of the surgical strike.

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Clinton leads Trump by 5% in U.S. presidential poll

Morgan, a personal friend of Trump who actually won a season of the formerly Trump-hosted show The Celebrity Apprentice , doesn't outright say the business mogul will win the election, but says the debate is merely a blip on the radar during the lengthy, almost two-year-long presidential campaign.

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Trump tweets: Check out sex tape of ex-Miss Universe

Hillary floated her as an "angel" without checking her past, which is awful!" Enough voters may ultimately elect him president . The whole thing was carefully planned, methodically executed, and designed specifically to both persuade and mobilize key voting groups, particularly women and Latinos.

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Year-Old Shot in South Carolina School Shooting Dies

Osborne is housed with other juvenile delinquents, but was charged with murder and three counts of attempted murder; However, this will likely change now that another victim has since died as a result of his disgusting acts. The boy's father, Jeffrey Osborne, 47, was found dead at around 1:45 p.m. Wednesday at his home, shortly before news of the shooting at Townville Elementary School surfaced.


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