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India ratifies Paris climate change agreement

It is now nearly certain the deal can enter into force at next United Nations climate conference, which starts November 7 in Marrakech, Morocco. "I don't anticipate at the moment, even with the hard political situations in the European Union , any difficulties", Canete said.

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President Duterte apologizes 'deeply' to Jewish community

Just days after saying he would end joint military exercises with the United States, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has upped the ante, threatening to scrap a 10-year defence pact allowing the U.S. The obvious correlation, in his mind, is that all of the drug dealers should be systematically murdered in a similar fashion to the Jewish people of World War II.

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Donald Trump is Asking President Obama Not to Pardon Hillary Clinton

He cited an allegation against the former Miss Universe that she was a "driver in a bank robbery". He also appeared in headlines Saturday over a video deposition from June, in which he acknowledged that his real estate business took a hit for disparaging Mexicans as criminals and rapists at the start of his campaign.

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Paris Climate Agreement Moves Closer to Entry into Force

General Assembly gathering. But the 30 countries will only bring the emissions total to 47 percent. Adopted in Paris by the 195 Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at a conference known as COP21 this past December, the Agreement calls on countries to combat climate change and to accelerate and intensify the actions and investments needed for a sustainable low-carbon future, and to adapt to the increasing impacts of climate change.

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NASA finds more evidence of water plumes on Europa

Scientists have recently announced the detection of water plumes in Europa. A fascinating part is that the massive ocean is hidden under an extremely thick layer of ice. "Europa's ocean is considered to be one of the most promising places that could potentially harbor life in the solar system", said Geoff Yoder, acting associate administrator for NASA's Science Mission Directorate in Washington.

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Clinton on Combatting Terrorism: 'I Know How to Do This'

Trump of treason are not only beyond the pale, it's also an attempt to distract from her frightful record on ISIS", Trump spokesman Jason Miller said in the statement. And on Twitter , he attacked New York Times writer Maureen Dowd and former Defense Secretary Robert Gates over the weekend. Trump and his allies spent Sunday - repeatedly and falsely - accusing Clinton of pushing the idea that President Barack Obama was not born in the USA - a conspiracy theory long championed by Trump ...

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New information on Hurricane Matthew

Haiti is also evacuating residents by boat from its outlying islands. The vast majority of forecast models keep the storm off the coast through late next week. Hurricane Matthew needs to be watched very closely in the coming days for any impacts on the Southeast Coast. "This storm is catastrophic, and if it hits our state, we could see impacts that we have not seen in many years", Scott said.

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Rory Finds Form to Win FedEx Cup

McIlroy eventually sealed the win and overall FedEx Cup title with a birdie at the fourth hole of sudden death, but Moore's performance was enough to seal his place at Hazeltine, even though he had turned down an invitation from Love to practice at the venue on Monday.

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A Gentle Ending To Rosetta's 12-Year Mission

On November 4 in 2014, a smaller lander name Philae, which had been deployed from the Rosetta mothership, touched down on the comet and bounced several times before finally alighting on the surface. "It's made us have to change our ideas of what comets are, where they came from and the implications for how the solar system formed and how we got to where we are today".

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Google says more searched for Clinton than Trump

In a head-to-head matchup , Clinton expanded her RealClearPolitics average polling lead over Trump from 2.3 points on Monday to 3 points by Thursday. 'Everybody gets sick, ' said Sherri Smart, 56, of NY. They probably are not interested in what a debate coach would say. Before the slew of scientific polls was released, Trump this week touted unscientific online polls.

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US not on track to meet 2025 carbon pollution cutting goal

Following the lead of the United States and China, almost all of the world's nations took a historic step late past year by approving the Paris Climate Agreement, which is a triumph of multilateral diplomacy and represents the best chance society has ever had to address this grave existential risk.

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Elon Musk Outlines Plans for Mars Colonization

The goal of those missions would be to ideal the hard art of landing large objects on the Mars surface. According to the report , Mars, also known as the red planet, is suitable for human colonization due to the familiar length of the Martian day (24.5 hours), gravity, and the availability of resources, such as nitrogen for growing plants.

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Canadian Carrier Mistakenly Lists White Google Pixel and Black Pixel XL

Google has already sent out invites for the October 4 launch event where the much rumored Google Pixel/Nexus 2016 smartphones, possibly dubbed Pixel and Pixel XL, are expected to get unveiled. It does not list all available colors, but from the images leaked today it's obvious that the phone will be available in white as well as black. The smartphone appears to feature 5.5-inch display, metal frame, a stereo speaker at the bottom, a USB Type-C port and volume keys.

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India ratifies Paris climate agreement

The Paris Agreement requires 55 countries, representing 55 percent of global emissions, to ratify the deal. This decision brings the Paris Agreement very close to entering into force, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said .

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1st Baby Born With DNA From 3 Parents

The team asserts that less than one percent of the boy's mitochondria carries the mutation and the report noted that about 18 percent of mitochondria would need to be affected for problems to arise. David Clancy, an expert and a lecturer at Lancaster University, recalled that experiments in monkeys have shown that maternal mitochondrial DNA can expand from low levels to significantly higher levels "which would allow the disease to again be transmitted, so we must expect the possibility in ...

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'Louis, close your mouth' Ottavio and Bradley get flirty with Walsh

Ottavio and Bradley were a shoo-in for the live shows the moment they relayed their story of a friendship gone awry over under-cooked chicken. But I am gutted, I was really rooting for the 2 girl groups! It all kicks off when Ottavio & Bradley perform for their mentor and his assisting celebs Alesha Dixon and Fleur East - and end up having to tell Louis to shut his mouth! And that means that Walsh, who returned to the show this year after a year away, sent through three all-male bands - ...

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Police investigate whether 3-year-old shot, killed 18-month-old brother

A 1-year-old Henry County child died Saturday after being shot in the head. Suddenly, a gunshot was heard. Police did not confirm whether the shot was a direct hit or a graze, according to Raw Story . The family was given time to grieve on the day of the incident. Police officers interviewed the grandparents of the child while the parents rushed the wounded toddler to the hospital.

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Ricciardo dominates, Hamilton crashes out in Malaysian GP

Ricciardo was shadowed across the line by his 19-year-old Red Bull team mate Max Verstappen, a result that gave the former champion team a first one-two finish since the 2013 season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix in their dominant heyday. "I did my best under braking but I couldn't avoid the impact", Vettel said. After doing the now famous "shoey" celebration on his 100th Grand Prix, and then again with Mark Webber on the podium in Belgium, Daniel Ricciardo claimed he'd only do it again ...

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Coming Soon! The Gameplay Launch Trailer For 'Gears of War 4'

Gears of War 4 launches on October 11, three weeks from now - but those who shelled out all the cash for the $100 Special Edition will gain access four days early on October 7. According to Rayner, split-screen is an arduous, taxing feature, even though it's already pre-built into and supported by the Unreal Engine right out of the box.

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Mr. Musk Goes to Mars

To pass time during the journey, he said, the cabin would include movies and a restaurant. "It has to be fun or exciting. It can't feel cramped or boring", Musk said . That this the only way to make a truly sustainable society on Mars, as it would ensure that people could actually afford to move there. Musk outlined his plans for a massive Mars rocket, capable of carrying 100 passengers plus cargo per voyage, even as SpaceX is still investigating why a different rocket carrying a $200 ...

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Paris climate change treaty to enter into force as European Union approves ratification

Agreed by 195 countries in December, the accord is created to slash greenhouse gas emissions and avert unsafe climate change by limiting global warming to less than two degrees Celsius compared with pre-industrial times. The Agreement calls on nations that have ratified to pursue their highest possible ambition to reduce greenhouse gas emissions using Nationally Determined Contributions and monitored through a reporting mechanism.

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India set to ratify Paris climate change agreement at UN

Replying to queries about statements by some leaders at global forum giving different view, Dave said: "The decision related to ratification of Paris agreement was looked after by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Environment Ministry". "In joining the Paris Agreement, @narendramodi & the Indian people carry on that legacy". Global temperature rise of over 2 degrees Celsius would have catastrophic consequences including a rise in extreme weather events, floods and droughts, food shortages ...

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Trump's audio setup did have technic

Friday's statement , however, said nothing about a microphone problem. "Regarding the first debate, there were issues regarding Donald Trump's audio that affected the sound level in the debate hall", read the terse one-line statement by the Commission.

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Engineer in Hoboken train crash interviewed by NTSB

Crew members on the NJ Transit commuter train that failed to brake and crashed into Hoboken Terminal were interviewed by federal investigators on Friday, as data was being downloaded from a black box recovered from the wreckage. Video from other trains in the station at the time of the crash is being reviewed to determine whether there is anything of value to the investigation, but video from the train that crashed is still not accessible, according to the NTSB.

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Trump's 1995 Tax Records Suggest No Federal Taxes For 18 Years

The filings show a net loss of $915,729,293 in federal taxable income for the year. But the billionaires? No, they don't have to do that, because they have their friends on Capitol Hill. "Don't you think a man who has this kind of economic genius is a lot better for the United States than a woman, and the only thing she's ever produced is a lot of work for the Federal Bureau of Investigation checking out her emails?" he asked.

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IPhone 7 already has its first 'gate' scandal

While it might be frustrating to some users, the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are enormously powerful pieces of silicon capable of performing tasks at incredible speeds. There is still a slight chance that your smartphone device can exhibit such an unusual sound, so make sure you test out your iPhone under maximum stress before your final purchase.

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Hillary Clinton mocks young Bernie Sanders supporters

She linked these attributes to why millennials were more likely to support the Vermont senator over her. Lucas Meyer, president of the New Hampshire Young Democrats, says Sanders and Clinton were correct in noting that the Granite State has the most students carrying college debt and that debt is tops in the nation.

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SpaceX's Elon Musk wants to colonize Mars

Billionaire tech entrepreneur Elon Musk says his space transport company, SpaceX, will build a rocket system capable of bringing people to Mars and supporting a permanent city on the red planet. Funding for Musk's plan was presented as a public-private partnership with funding coming from existing and future SpaceX revenues along with public funding from rich individuals, other companies and governments, should any be interested.

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Colombians vote on peace deal after polarized campaign

Polls taken before Sunday's referendum, in which voters were being asked whether they want to ratify or reject a deal ending a half century of hostilities with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, show the "yes" vote favoured by an nearly two-to-one margin.

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Chris Bosh: 'My career's not done'

The Heat denied that assertion, with a team spokesman saying that calls, texts and emails to Bosh in the days before team president Pat Riley made that announcement earlier this week were not acknowledged. "One team does not make the opinion of everything". It's kind of tough. "There is not a next step for us", Riley said. He is unfortunately still under contract with the Miami Heat until 2018-19 for $76 million, money that is guaranteed in this complex situation.

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India outlines conditions for Paris climate deal support

As Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton placed climate change in the spotlight during Monday night's (26 September) presidential debate with Republican nominee Donald Trump, new research has suggested that the USA looks set to miss its 2025 emissions reduction pledge.

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Patrick Reed carries US team to 9½-6½ advantage in Ryder Cup

Up Next: The Ryder Cup will be decided in the 12 singles matches Sunday. "We always get criticised - we don't bond as a team, we don't have enough passion - and this time we've taken it personally", United States captain Davis Love said. "It fueled me a lot". "I just try to get them fired up and that gets us fired up", said McIlroy. "They will know and understand they have a big challenge ahead of them tomorrow, but I'm sure they will be up for it".

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Apple loses patent retrial to VirnetX, owes $302.4m

In this most recent trial, jurors had to work out damages on two VirnetX patents that Apple had been previously been adjudged to have infringed, and to rule on infringement and damages on another two patents. VirnetX isn't known to many, but it's now being referred to as a troll. It sued some tech companies in several years. The company has instigated lawsuits against Microsoft and Cisco .

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Mercedes moves into the EV segment with its Generation EQ

Mercedes-Benz quickly countered Volkswagen's 400-600 km I.D, here are the Paris Motor Show with its own long-range all-electric concept, the Generation EQ. Daimler said that it will have a range up to 500 kilometers (311 miles). While at this stage the company is referring to the I.D.as a concept auto, it plans to have the vehicle on sale to the public by 2020.

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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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