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Paris agreement becomes worldwide law

It also notes an ambition to limiting temperature rise even further to 1.5 degrees. Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC ) adopted the Paris Agreement at the 21 session of the Conference of the Parties held in France in December 2015.

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Apple patent reveals carbon nanotubes could give iPhones the bends

Another patent for a exclusively bendable phone filed back in 2013, serves as further evidence that the Cupertino giant has had continuous interest in this concept over the last couple of years. "Conductive carbon nanotube paths can form signal paths that are flexible and resistant to cracking", the US patent states. Specifically it introduces the use of carbon nanotubes, which nanoscience.com says are "tube-shaped material, made of carbon.

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Ocean's XI: Bayern to wear kit made from recycled sea plastic

On their website, Adidas writes: "We are working with Parley to transform ocean plastic pollution into high performance sportswear, spinning the problem into a solution". 26. Cyrill Gutsch , the founder of Parley for the Oceans , added: "Nobody can save the oceans alone". "This represents another step on the journey of adidas and Parley for the Oceans ".

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Overwatch to Receive New Maps & Arcade Game Mode

The Overwatch Arcade mode will reportedly offer up 1 vs. 1 and 3 vs. 3 options, allowing players to introduce a little variation into their Overwatch experience. Anyhow, Blizzard seems to be interested in developing this franchise as CEO Bobby Kotick told they are going to make an official Overwatch eSports League.

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The Apple Watch Arrives at Kohls Later This Month

Reportedly, the active wear and wellness category is on its way to generate 20% of Kohl's sales in the future. The move helps the tech giant reach markets where Apple Stores don't exist as yet. Between the iPhone 7, new MacBook Pro, and expansion of Apple Watch outlets, this should be a fairly decent quarter for Apple sales. Kohl's will begin selling the Apple Watch at 400 of its 1,100 stores across the United States on November 15 as a way to boost its activewear business (via Fortune ).

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The Paris climate agreement is now official

It was the second rare comment on a foreign election by a Chinese official in a week, condemning Trump's threat to spurn the Paris Agreement , made by almost 200 governments, which takes effect on Friday. But if Republican hopeful Donald Trump wins the USA presidential election on November 8, the deal may fall apart as Trump has promised to cancel the accord if he makes it to the White House.

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14 pipeline protesters arrested in Bismarck

Some local residents are angry that OH has deployed 37 state troopers to provide security for pipeline protests in North Dakota. Her poignant post not only describes the importance of the demonstrations happening at Standing Rock, but also the mistreatment she has witnessed and become a victim of.

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Antarctica to Host World's Largest Marine Reserve

Significantly, the protections are set to expire in 35 years . It is also considered critical for scientists to study how marine ecosystems function and to understand the impacts of climate change on the ocean. There will be special zones where fishing for krill and toothfish will be allowed for research purposes. "It is home to one-third of the world's Adélie penguins, one-quarter of all emperor penguins, one-third of all Antarctic petrels, and over half of all South Pacific Weddell ...

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Bank of America Corp. Downgrades Qorvo Inc. (QRVO) to Underperform

For fiscal year 2016, revenue was a record $3.3 billion with GAAP diluted earnings per share of $5.18 and cash flow from operations of $1.1 billion. For the prior quarter revenue for the stock hit $608.07M, with EPS at $1.04. Qorvo® ( QRVO ), a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, recently declared that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $500 million of the Company's outstanding common stock.

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Facebook warns advertising revenue growth will slow

The forecast sent shares falling by 7% on Wednesday, despite nearly tripling its profits for the third-quarter ending at $7.01 billion net income. Facebook beat analyst expectations yet again for its quarterly earnings report . Shares traded down 7 percent in after hours trading. The 1 billion figure reported by the tech giant does not include its subsidiary, Instagram which has 1.2 billion users.

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Why the MacBook Pro's new Touch Bar is the touchscreen done right

It's called Touch Bar. Connect it to a power adapter while its lid is closed and it's connected to an external display . The smaller version weighs just three pounds - the 15-inch MacBook Pro clocks in at one pound more. The latest MacBook Pro offers a touchscreen function panel that offers custom shortcuts in different apps. The refreshed Macbook Air came in the form of a 13-inch model with an 8GB of RAM.

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With Iraqi troops at Mosul's gate, ISIS leader rallies his fighters

The recording also encouraged ISIS supporters worldwide to continue fighting and called for attacks in Saudi Arabia and Turkey, according to SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors militants on the Internet. The city of more than one million people and the surrounding territory fell to IS fighters during the militant group's surprise attack in June 2014.

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Melania defends Trump, says he will make America great again

Speaking during a rally in Berwyn, Pennsylvania, she said it was "absolutely unacceptable" when bullying is "done with no name, hiding on the internet". Trump said, America "cannot afford to have more of the same". "America meant if you could dream it, you could become it". She earned cheers when she announced the year that she became a USA citizen.

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Nintendo provides Super Mario Run Pricing details

The presentation will include the launch date and pricing for Nintendo Switch , as well as a look at the lineup of games now in development. Mr Kimishima said that earnings from affiliates including the Pokemon-related businesses totalled 12bn yen for the quarter.

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Why Shares of First Solar, Inc. Fell 19% Today

As of December 31, 2014, the company had proved reserves of 583 million barrels of oil equivalent. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Friday, January 22 by Barclays Capital. This is the most recent Zacks consensus estimate for all the polled analysts. It also invests in debt of public companies that are thinly traded. Liberty Mutual Gp Asset Mgmt, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 5,463 shares.

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Steven Seagal has been given Russian citizenship by Vladimir Putin

Peskov also stated, "He is actually renown for his quite warm feelings toward our country. He is a rather well-known actor, which became the reason for granting him Russian Federation citizenship". The American action-movie star and the Russian president share a common passion-martial arts. Hollywood movie star Steven Seagal , who was granted Russian citizenship, may count on a pension worth about 5,000 rubles (or roughly $80), a representative with Russia's Pension Fund told TASS on ...

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Microsoft Surface Exec Thinks Apple Will Build a Touchscreen MacBook

While Apple was busy doing its thing with the MacBook Pro 2016, Microsoft was also busy making a refreshed Surface Book. According to reports , the 13-inch MacBook Pro 2016 weighs at 1.37 kg and measures at 1.49 x 30.41 x 21.24 cm. The publication noted that it is "more than twice as fast as the previous 15-inch model". Both models will be available in Silver and Space Grey and ship with macOS Sierra.

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Ten oil majors invest $1bn in low-emission technologies

The announcement coincided with the official start of the Paris climate agreement, signed previous year by nearly 200 countries. The oil and gas sector, which is directly responsible for 5 percent of manmade greenhouse emissions and the use of its products for another 32 percent, is under growing pressure from investors and the general public to help fight climate change.

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Diablo 3 Adding a Retro, Diablo 1-Style Mode

Not only that, but the gameplay will be locked to eight directions, and special filters to make it look just like you remember 20 years ago. Blizzard made the announcement at Blizzcon alongside a class introduction video that should have Diablo fans hyped.

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Paris climate change deal becomes international law

But as the agreement came into effect, the United Nations was warning that greenhouse gas emissions in 2030 would exceed by 12 billion to 14 billion tonnes what is needed to keep global warming to an internationally agreed target. While the Paris agreement is legally binding, the emissions reductions that each country has committed to are not. The Paris Agreement formalises the legal framework for all countries to take action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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'Hearthstone: Mean Streets of Gadgetzan' expansion revealed at BlizzCon

The expansion will add on new story and lore of course, along with new cards. There will be three main factions, the Grimy Goons, the Jade Lotus, and the Kabal, a group of spellcasters who were kicked out of their guilds. A Rogue 5/5 minion gains stealth each time it kills an enemy. The Kabal Talonpriest gives friendly cards three health. You can see an announcement trailer for it down below.

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Beyonce to perform at 50th Country Music Awards

The country act has established themselves as fans of the Beyonce song, having performed it as a rollicking country tune in concert (watch a video of the Dixie Chicks' "Daddy Lessons" cover above). When the impromptu announcement that Beyonce would be performing at the CMAs popped up on news feeds hours before the broadcast, a wave of #BoycottCMA tweets flooded social media.

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Iraqi troops push deeper into Mosul districts

The fall of Mosul would signal a pivotal defeat for the ultra-hardline Sunni jihadists in Iraq but could also lead to land grabs and sectarian bloodletting. Oxfam said IS set 19 oil wells on fire in the Qayarrah area, south of Mosul, as they were pushed northwards by Iraqi forces. One of the militants was wearing an explosives-laden vest, he added.

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Cubs live to play another game

The Indians have given up just 24 runs in 13 post-season games and thrown five shutouts along the way. Of the entire postseason, really. Cubs batters-so undisciplined at the plate in Game Four-posted seven hits. Derek Jeter became baseball's first "Mr. November" when he hit a World Series home run in the 10th inning to win Game 4 at Yankee Stadium in 2001.

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'Worried well' twice as likely to suffer heart problems

They looked at over 7,000 Norwegians free of heart disease prior to the study and tracked their heart health over the next 12 years, while singling out the 700 or so volunteers who reported a high degree of health anxiety - defined as a preoccupation with having or developing in the near future a serious health problem despite not being physically ill.

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Analysts At MKM Partners Reiterated Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) As Neutral

The stock has added about 20.4% since it reported its last earnings. This means that the stock price opened lower than it closed the day before, leaving the gap. SYMC's revenue was up 8.1% compared to the same quarter past year. On 15-Sep-16 Guggenheim Initiated Symantec Corporation Stock to Buy. Company latest quarter ended on 30 Jun 2016.

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There's a Mysterious Sound Coming From Canada's Arctic

According to Quassa's original statements on the pinging sounds in the assembly October 24 and October 25, hunters reported a decrease in animal populations within the area of the sounds and suggested that the noise was driving them away. But Greenpeace denies the rumours. In a statement, Department of National Defence spokeswoman Ashley Lemire said: "The Canadian armed forces are aware of allegations of unusual sounds emanating from the seabed in the Fury and Hecla Strait in Nunavut".

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Paris climate pledge must now be made to work

But scientists and policymakers say the agreement is just the first step of a much longer and complicated process of transitioning away from fossil fuels, which now supply the bulk of the planet's energy needs and also are the primary drivers of global warming .

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Facebook Reports A Successful Third Quarter Revenue And User Growth

Analysts had been expecting earnings of 96 cents per share and $6.9 billion in revenue. In the quarter that ended September, the Menlo Park, Calif. -based company posted adjusted earnings of $1.09 per share on revenue of $7.01 billion. This is a 22 percent increase versus the same quarter a year ago. Capital expenditures amounted to $1.1 billion. Facebook is holding $26.14 billion in cash, equivalents, and securities now.

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After Instagram, Facebook's WhatsApp could also be getting popular Snapchat feature

Now in the beta phase, the feature known as " Status ", and is aimed for letting people share multiple updates each day. In other words, Status isn't as robust or versatile as the Instagram, Facebook, and Messenger features mentioned above, but it's presumably getting there.

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CMA Awards 2016: Beyoncé goes Nashville and the night's big winners

Hosts Brad Paisley, left, and Carrie Underwood speak at the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn . "I'm not sure what's better - winning an award or Faith Hill fixing my tie", he said, adding, "I think it was Faith Hill fixing my tie". They performed a medley of hits including, "Jackson", "Rose Garden", and "Golden Ring".

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Jose Mourinho attacks Manchester United players after bad display against Fenerbache

There's pride on the line, if little prestige. Swansea are hardly flying either though, having gone nine games without a win and losing seven of those. "He has to do more , it is as simple as that", Mourinho said. "We have big expectations at the club and lots of players for these positions". "He has the ability to be the best player in the world if he wants".

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Huge cuts needed to meet Paris climate goals

Environment Program said the world needs to slash its annual greenhouse gas emissions by an additional 12 billion-14 billion metric tons by 2030 to have a chance of limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit). Experts have said governments will not just rest on the reaching of a major global agreement but will see the meeting as an opportunity to push forward with more ambitious plans.

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Samsung recalling top-load washing machines due to risk of explosion

South Korean electronics firm Samsung has been hit with another safety recall as 2.8 million of its washing machines are being brought back in the U.S. The recall affects approximately 2.8 million units and 34 models. That option will also include a one-year extension of the manufacturer's warranty.

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Al-Baghdadi confident of IS victory in Mosul

The message purporting to be from Abu Bakr al Baghdadi came in a 30-minute audio recording, according to the SITE Intelligence Group, a United States organisation that monitors militant activity online. Soldiers have also advanced toward the northern edge of the city, while Kurdish forces have also gained ground north and east of Mosul in recent days.


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