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Historic deal reached to limit HFC gases

Yesterday, after holding bilateral talks with US Secretary of State John Kerry on the sidelines of the Kigali Conference, Environment Minister Dave said India has agreed to move its freeze year from 2030 to 2028. In a statement, the Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development, called the agreement the "largest temperature reduction ever achieved by a single agreement".

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Singapore Airlines bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on its flights

Then within the past two weeks, the replacement Galaxy Note 7's began exploding and Samsung was forced to do a second recall and ultimately canned the device. A Lufthansa spokesman, in reply to a question, said the airline was banning the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on all US -related flights for the time being with the wider ban expected soon.

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Xbox One S might be better than PS4 Slimtv

Although the official sales figures for September have yet to be revealed by industry tracking company The NPD Group, Microsoft has announced that the Xbox One has outsold the PS4 and unsurprisingly the Wii U in the U.S.at retail for the third month in a row .

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Dideriksen upsets favourites to win women's world title

Deignan finished fourth in an impressive defence of her rainbow jersey as Denmark's Amalie Dideriksen sprinted to victory ahead of the Netherlands' Kirsten Wild in Qatar. On the second of seven laps of the man-made island Pearl, Wild crashed, got up quickly, and was soon brought back into the peloton. There were relentless attacks by Netherlands, Germany, Britain, and Australia, and the leaders were reeled in around the halfway mark.

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Galaxy count may now top 2 trillion across universe

Over time , these myriad small faint galaxies from the early universe merged into the larger galaxies we can now observe. The universe is full of galaxies . The expansion of space causes reddening of light due to the dynamic nature and absorption of light by intergalactic dust and gas. Conselice and his team used deep-space images from Hubble and already published data from other teams.

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Claudio Ranieri: "We made mistakes"

Costa opened the scoring with his seventh goal in eight Premier League games this season, finishing with a measured strike after Nemanja Matic had flicked on Eden Hazard's corner. Ranieri said: "There is a very good link between the three and I think this is the strength of our future". Matic's throughball was not dealt with by three Leicester defenders and Pedro then found Hazard, who - after a fortunate ricochet - was able to race clear, round Schmeichel and coolly finish for his ...

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Blizzard to Make Halloween Event Junkenstein's Revenge Permanent? Sombra Coming

While the contents of each Halloween Loot Box are random, you can unlock a variety of these creepy customization options with credits in the Hero Gallery throughout the event's duration. A full playthrough of the new mode only takes about ten minutes, so once you play it a few times, you'll get a sense for the structure - including exactly when and where those powerful enemies will appear.

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Apple Begins Rolling Out Unlocked, SIM-Free Devices In The US

The next model of the iPhone may carry a higher capacity of RAM in order to provide top performance than its predecessors. Pricing for the SIM-free iPhone 7 is set at $649 for 32GB, $749 for 128GB, and $849 for 256GB. Jet black has been one of the most popular new colors for the iPhone 7 ever since it first went on sale in mid-September. Is the iPhone 7 Plus worth buying over the other color options though? Since they are "world phones" they can be used in over 200 different countries across ...

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PlayStation VR selling at a profit, says Sony

The gamepads seem to be much smaller than the ones now included with the Vive. The virtual reality race is hotting up, as Sony unleash their PlayStation VR headset across the United Kingdom, including Birmingham. Based on our review, the PSVR offers a decent selection of 30 launch titles, a surprisingly comfortable headset and a fairly easy setup. PlayStation VR has gone on sale worldwide this week, as Sony looks to take on the likes of Facebook's Oculus Rift and HTC Vive with a ...

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Nations Clinch Landmark Pact To Fight Climate Change

Almost 200 nations hammered out a legally binding deal to cut back on greenhouse gases used in refrigerators and air conditioners, a Rwandan minister announced to loud cheers on Saturday, in a major step against climate change. But politicians hailed the agreement as a major breakthrough in efforts to tackle climate change, building on last year's Paris Agreement and the recent deal to introduce emissions pricing across the global aviation industry.

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Salesforce Abandons Twitter Bid — Financial Times

Salesforce - which has a five-story, 100,000-square-foot hub in Hillsboro, Oregon - said it had nothing to add beyond Benioff's comments. Salesforce's stock value had dipped on concerns that Benioff would ignore investor concerns about buying the money-losing network; the stock improved by 4.4 percent to $73.74.

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Salesforce CEO says company will not bid for Twitter

Benioff, addressing investors last week. Twitter is among the more popular platforms if you want to air your current state of mind. Many fear that Twitter's symbols and protocols make it unappealing to non-users, which will limit its ability to grow.

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Recently Changed Price Targets On Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD)

Other analysts have also issued reports about the stock. The share price of Gilead Sciences, Inc. Capital World Investors boosted its position in Gilead Sciences by 28.3% in the second quarter. generated almost $7.78B in sales and net income of $3.08/share. The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 29th.

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Active Runners - Charles Schwab, (NYSE:SCHW), Newell Brands, (NYSE:NWL)

Charles Schwab Corp (NYSE: SCHW ) now has mean rating of 2.30 while 10 analysts have commented the shares as "BUY", 3 recommended as "OUTPERFORM" and 7 commented as "HOLD". In related news, EVP Nigel J. Murtagh sold 2,500 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Friday, August 5th. The stock price demonstrated downbeat change from its 50 day moving average of 31.15 and had been up from its 200 Day Moving Average of 29.03.

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Novak Djokovic loses semi-final at Shanghai masters to Roberto Bautista Agut

It was Agut's first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 final and his first victory against Djokovic in six matches. Earlier today, the top seed and defending champion Djokovic overcame a set down to deny qualifier Mischa Zverev 3-6, 7-6 (4), 6-3 in 2-hours, 21-minutes.

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Hillary Clinton's campaign chair's Twitter account hacked, tweets support for Trump

In August 2015, longtime Democratic policy adviser Neera Tanden emailed Podesta that Clinton's "inability to just do a national interview and communicate genuine feelings of remorse and regret is now, I fear, becoming a character problem (more so than honesty)".

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Air travellers warned to leave Samsung Galaxy Note 7s at home

The Department of Transportation (DoT) declaration says that passengers can't carry on a Note 7 or put it in their checked baggage, and the devices may not be shipped as cargo. Samsung recalled 51,000 phones last month in Australia. But customers have had issues with the replacement sets, causing Samsung to end production of the phone, and offer a refund to all Note7 owners.

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Oklahoma voter registration surges prior to deadline

If you haven't registered yet, this weekend is your last chance! 2012 voter registration poll for Monongalia County totaled at 55,837, a stark contrast to this year's 65,574. All recognized political parties increased their membership but the largest increase was among independent voters. "I am amazed", she said. The Registrar of Voters Office hours of operation are, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.

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In retaliatory action, USA strikes three radar sites in Yemen: Pentagon

The Yemeni rebels were not successful in their attacks on U.S. Navy ships off the coast, but U.S. officials warned the rebels against trying to strike American targets again. When asked Zeyad if these radars are new, he declined to comment. Senator John McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said the missiles fired at the USS Mason were likely provided by Iran.

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Kaine and Pence clash over abortion in vice presidential debate

He also challenged Pence on Trump's decision to break with decades of campaign tradition by not releasing his personal tax information. The Indiana governor largely batted away Hillary Clinton running mate Tim Kaine's recitations of Trump's most incendiary comments, dismissing Kaine's pressure as "pre-done lines" from an "insult-driven campaign".

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Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in literature for creating 'new poetic expressions'

Captivated by the music of folksinger Woody Guthrie, Zimmerman changed his name to Bob Dylan - reportedly after the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas - and began performing in local nightclubs.After dropping out of college he moved to NY in 1960. "Today, I'm a lover of Bob Dylan ". Dan Friedell wrote this story for Learning English. Bob Dylan has always been an enigmatic figure. "He is more than a songwriter or poet or protest singer".

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Explained: What the new global climate agreement means

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said this was "is likely the single most important step we could take at this moment to limit the warming of our planet and limit the warming for generations to come", as the Times reported. "We've moved from Paris pledges to concrete action", said Durwood Zaelke, president of global research organization Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development.

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Marco Estrada tosses first complete game of 2016 for Blue Jays

An achievement years in the making offered Marco Estrada little immediate fulfillment. Estrada gave up 6 hits in 8 innings while striking out 6, but without any run support, it didn't mean much. "It's a good hitter". The Tribe met the Blue Jays seven times in the regular season, taking the series 4-3, but were outscored 38-24 in those games.

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Samsung Device Banned From US Aircraft

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 grabbed the headlines earlier this week after a string of incidents of the explosion of the phone's battery caused severe injuries to the users. Around 2.5 million of the new smartphones have been recalled following cases of exploding batteries. "I would like to remind consumers once again to take advantage of the remedies offered, including a full refund".

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British Boxing Board of Control suspends Tyson Fury's license

Fury has courted controversy since winning the world title and angered many with a series of sexist and homophobic comments, but his most recent troubles have revolved around drugs tests. The undefeated fighter was crowned world champion in Dusseldorf last November after securing a shock unanimous decision victory over Wladimir Klitschko , but he has not fought since that bout, twice pulling out of a rematch with the Ukrainian.

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'Cleveland Indians vs. Toronto Blue Jays ALCS Game 2

The home win in Cleveland on Friday gives the Indians the upper hand in the best-of-seven series that will send the victor to Major League Baseball's World Series . Estrada then delivered a 78 miles per hour, 0-2 changeup to Lindor that the Indians' All-Star shortstop belted over the wall in center field. "There's deception to go with it.

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Kengoro the Humanoid Robot Will Sweat During Workouts

The harbingers of our sweaty robotic revolution presented their work, "Skeletal Structure with Artificial Perspiration for Cooling by Latent Heat for Musculoskeletal Humanoid Kengoro", at the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) this week.

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Some 150 States Agree to Limit Use of Hydrofluorocarbon Gases

Mr Kerry consulted officials from China, India and Pakistan on the sidelines of a meeting in Rwanda that aims to strike a deal among 150 nations on ways to phase down factory-made hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) gases. "If we're going to give this amendment the teeth it needs to prevent as much as a half-degree of warming, then we need to make sure we're pushing for the most far-reaching amendment we can adopt", said Kerry, who also discussed climate change in a meeting with Rwandan President Paul ...

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Trump goes on the defense, calls sexual assault allegations 'fiction'

The letter from his lawyers said unless the paper removed the article from its website and ceased further publication, it would pursue "all available actions and remedies". Spokesman Arturo Elias Ayub later said Slim doesn't know Trump at all "and is not the least bit interested in his personal life". Mrs Clinton was referring to the recently-leaked video of Mr Trump making lewd comments about women with the show's former host, Billy Bush.

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Hunter's Moon 2016: What is it and when can I see it?

For those serious about joining the local werewolf pack, the ideal moment to howl on October 16 is at 12:23 EST, when the supermoon officially reaches the full-moon phase. Why is the moon reddish orange? Such is the case of the Hunter's Moon of 2016; it's just a tad closer than normal, thus, it appears slightly oversized in our sky.

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Worth Watching Stock: American Express Company (NYSE:AXP)

The stock has a market cap of $56.12 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.75 and a beta of 1.24. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a "hold" rating on shares of American Express in a report on Wednesday, June 15th. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.15/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 7.7%. This represents a $1.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.12%.

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Signed, sealed, and delivered: Paris Climate Agreement hits milestone

Currently, 74 parties have ratified the agreement, representing 58.82 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. European Union nations Germany, France, Portugal, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary and Malta formally joined up on Wednesday, adding to major emitters led by China and the United States.

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SunCoke Energy Partners LP (SXCP) Lowered to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research

They expect $0.15 EPS, down 34.78% or $0.08 from last year's $0.23 per share. The company reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.42 by $0.19. Moreover, Ladenburg Thalmann Services Inc has 0% invested in SunCoke Energy Partners LP (NYSE:SXCP) for 745 shares. Camarda Fincl Advsr Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 0% or 200 shares.

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US ban on Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones on airliners begins Saturday

A South Korean man checks his Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone at a telecommunications shop in Seoul on September 19, 2016. Samsung says it expects to take a $3 billion hit to its profits over the next two quarters in the outfall over its fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphone.

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What is 'hard' or 'soft' Brexit?

If judges decide there must be a vote in Parliament then the possibility of MPs defying the result of the referendum is raised. European stocks closed at a three-month low Thursday as weak economic data from China, an uncertain earnings outlook in the USA and ongoing concerns over Britain's Brexit strategy weighed on risk sentiment around the region.


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