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Mets lose Bartolo Colon to the Braves

Colon won the American League Cy Young Award in 2005 when he won a career-best 21 games for the Angels. Dickey recorded a 10-15 mark with a 4.46 ERA in 30 appearances last season with the Toronto Blue Jays . The 27-year-old All-Star pitcher is identified in the complaint as Jeurys F. Mojica. Indians' Anderson has surgery • Cleveland Indians righthander Cody Anderson had elbow surgery and will need two months to recover.

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Obama sees Trump as less of an ideologue than commonly thought

At the worldwide level, many important foreign policy achievements of Obama including the Iran deal, Trans-Pacific Pact (TPP) as well as the war against ISIS might see a policy shift under Trump administration. President Barack Obama has a message to Democrats: Compete everywhere and show up everywhere. Barack Obama says he "absolutely" has concerns about a Donald Trump presidency, in his first news conference since the USA election.

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Largest supermoon in 70 years visible tonight

Nasa says its closest approach occurred at 11:21 GMT on Monday when the moon comes within 221,523 miles. A supermoon occurs when the moon is slightly closer to Earth than it typically is, and the effect is most noticeable when it occurs around the same time as a full moon.

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Australia Just Ratified A Climate Agreement That Won't Work Without Trump

Under Trump, the EPA will probably drop its support for the plan in court, given that Trump's EPA transition team is led by Myron Ebell , a well-known climate change skeptic with the Competitive Enterprise Institute and chairman of the Cooler Heads Coalition, which questions "global warming alarmism" and opposes "energy rationing policies." In one of the last debates between the two major party candidates, the word "climate" was uttered only once and by Clinton, who referenced climate ...

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Jaguar Unveils I-PACE Concept electric SUV in Los Angeles

The Jaguar I-Pace price is yet to be revealed, but we expect it to be dearer than the firm's gasoline powered F-Pace SUV which starts at around $42,000 (£35,000, around AU$55,000). But the team is confident its sleek aerodynamics will persist, from the flush, drag-reducing door handles and the side skirts that channel air more efficiently around the wheels to the steeply sloped rear window and the rear diffuser that generates cleaner airflow at the rear-all are achievable mechanisms for the ...

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Government sets up task force to expedite recalibration of ATMs

Banks will increase the cash holding limit of BCs to at least Rs 50,000 each. Similar advice has been given to the banks also. Each banking correspondent can replenish cash multiple times in 1 week, against the previous limit of once in 12 days.

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No QB controversy: Romo will back up Prescott

At least, not with Dak Prescott healthy and leading the team to an 8-1 record and a comfortable lead in the NFC East. Brugler went on to explain how he can't be too hard on teams for missing on Prescott. No more talking about next year in Dallas. The rookie has completed more than two-thirds of his passes, 14 of which have gone for touchdowns with only 2 interceptions.

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Obama Says Donald Trump Will Stand By NATO

Many regard Trump as the living repudiation of everything Obama stands for, but the president sought to find elements of consolation. "The whole trip was created to give Europe a boost of self-confidence because Europe was increasingly anxious about the nature of the USA presidential campaign, the tone and tenor coming from then-candidate Donald Trump ", said Heather Conley, senior vice president for Europe at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington .

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Obama: Trump should not end Paris climate agreement

Whoever it was, he said , should recognise the strength of the last year's climate agreement and what it could help the world to achieve. The accusations played into his narrative about how the US has been given a raw deal by trading partners like "untrustworthy" China, and "incompetent" American negotiators.

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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James becomes youngest player ever to 27000 points

James scored 27 points and pulled down 10 rebounds in the Cavaliers' 105-94 victory over the Wizards . Obama praised the players for their charitable efforts, including Love's work combatting campus sexual assaults, James' work with his foundation, the way he speaks out against gun violence and partnering with Michelle Obama on childhood education issues.

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Look out: Tonight you'll see the largest moon in 69 years

The moon will be 221,524 miles from earth, compared with an average distance of 238,900 miles. So that as the Moon orbits the Earth every 27 days or so, it goes in an elliptical or oblong shape. And it won't happen again for another 18 years. The Supermoon can be viewed from a number of locations from around the world, and it will be at its brightest and fullest Sunday night and Monday morning, depending on where you are located in the U.S.

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Dakota Access Pipeline Protests Continue

Meanwhile, President-Elect Donald Trump has included the Keystone pipeline as one of the projects he would push forward in his first 100 days, and has expressed the need for more domestic oil. He noted the pipeline doesn't cross the Standing Rock reservation, is co-located with an existing natural gas pipeline and has received all the requisite state and federal approvals except for the easement.

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Marrakesh climate conference told Scotland wants to lead by example

He said other countries would continue on their chosen sustainable development pathways irrespective of what the new government decided. "As policymakers develop mechanisms to meet the Paris goals, ExxonMobil encourages them to focus on reducing emissions at the lowest cost to society, keeping in mind that access to affordable and reliable energy is critical to economic growth and improved standards of living worldwide", the company said.

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Snapchat Spectacles: What is it and how to get one

For now, the special Snapchat filter is the only way you can try on the glasses before you buy them. With the Loma Vista location for the Spectacles vending machines being far more remote than the Venice beach location, it is apparent that, in contradiction to the prevailing theories, Snap's new glasses will probably not be made available first at big urban centers like San Francisco and NY.

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President Obama On Trump: 'I Don't Think He's Ideological'

Trump's position seemed to change on the topic in recent days. Mr Trump on Monday spoke on the phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin , the Kremlin announced, and both agreed their countries' relations were "extremely unsatisfactory".

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Durant shines for Warriors to muffle Thunder

Results? He nailed a 28-footer to start his night, and make it the centerpiece of a second consecutive excellent Warrior performance. And just like that, Kevin Durant is validated. "I think he's really happy he made the decision for his own reasons, not anybody else's". For one night at least he vastly outplayed counterpart Steven Adams , and finished with eight points, 10 rebounds, five assists and three huge blocks in a tidy 23 minutes of work.

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A second chance to see the supermoon

This " supermoon " appeared 14% bigger and 20% brighter than normal because it was unusually close to the earth's surface. The phenomenon will be seen in most parts of the world, Nigeria included. According to the astronomy website earthsky.org, the term supermoon entered usage five years ago when the closest full moon fell on March 19, 2011.

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Flood Of Trouble, Supermoom Impacts Seasonal King Tides

The full moon, in alignment with the Earth and sun, combines with the unusually close distance to create a strong gravitational pull. A supermoon is a full or new moon that occurs when the moon is less than 360,000 kilometres from the centre of Earth.

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Apple Pay expands to charities

Security and privacy is at the core of Apple Pay. Many nonprofits are launching Apple Pay, including the following: American Red Cross, American Heart Association, charity: water, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, COPD Foundation, Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), Doctors Without Borders, Feeding America, GlobalGiving, International Rescue Committee, Red, St.

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These New Instagram Stories Features Are Actually Pretty Cool

Then the users can tap to record and the camera will now string together a bunch of photos into a short video clip. "Then share it to your story". For Instagram users, it is now possible to tag other users in a story or send the story to another user.

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Private pharmacies, discoms to accept Rs 500, 1000 notes

Following demonetisation of the old high denomination notes, there has been rush to exchange the currency at bank branches and post offices. But it seems that the government are not fully prepared for this people-who-do-not-want-to-be-cashless apocalypse as the ATMs quickly ran out ran out of cash, causing panic everywhere.

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Zuckerberg vows action on Facebook fake news

Case in point: "FBI AGENT SUSPECTED IN HILLARY EMAIL LEAKS FOUND DEAD IN APPARENT MURDER-SUICIDE" - a fabricated headline from a fake news site called the Denver Guardian , was shared thousands of times in the days leading up to the election.

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IOS 10.2 beta 3 is available for download right now

The upcoming software update so far has included early hooks for Apple's new single sign-on feature which lets you authenticate with your cable provider to unlock all compatible paid video apps. There's also a new Celebration screen filter in the Messages app on iOS 10.2 . If you have and iPhone 7 or 7 Plus, you will soon have three new wallpaper options to chose from for your background and lock screen.

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Trump starting to sound like Obama on immigration

The tough-talking and sometimes temperamental Trump that millions saw during the campaign appeared to be genuinely humbled by the huge responsibility staring at him. "I'm not going to take the salary". He says he won't. Americans have taken to social media to detail racist and hateful encounters they say they experienced the day after Donald Trump won the presidential election, and a Twitter moment titled "Day 1 In Trump's America" billed itself as a "collection of tweets about racist ...

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Arsenal and Liverpool eye up Man United defenders

Atletico Madrid's Jose Gimenez, Benfica's Victor Lindelof and former United player Michael Keane are believed to be on the manager's shortlist. Jose Mourinho reportedly asked Smalling to play through the pain barrier in the embarrassing defeat at Chelsea last month and questioned the 26-year-old's commitment after the win over Swansea City last weekend.

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Sting plays the Commodore on February 1

The tour kicks off February 1st at Vancouver's Commodore Ballroom and circles the USA and Canada before coming to a close March 14th at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom. And there's the driving bass line of the latter, the style of playing that made Sting's former band one of the best of the 1980s. Following Sting's North American trek, the singer will return to Europe for March and April dates.

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Home Crisis Responders 8000 Protest Against Trump in LA, Violence in Portland

There have been continuing protests in other cities around the nation. In Los Angeles, about 150 people were arrested in a protest after they failed to disperse in the early hours of Saturday. Television footage showed dozens of chanting but peaceful marchers moving through downtown streets. Police in Portland, Oregon used tear gas and "diversionary bang devices" to make 19 arrests on Saturday during an "unpermitted" march, police said.

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Donald Trump, climate finance, and 'catastrophe'

But a section of the transition team's website made it clear Trump plans to "scrap" the Obama administration's Climate Action Plan and Clean Power Plan, saying they would not have "any measurable effect on Earth's climate". "But we will still get there". The goal of the Paris agreement to reduce atmospheric warming will be nearly impossible without the cooperation of the United States, the second largest greenhouse gas polluter in the world after China, who does participate in the Paris ...

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Trump aiming for 'quick way' to exit Paris pact

Trump has called global warming a hoax and has promised to quit the Paris Agreement , which was strongly supported by outgoing Democratic U.S. President Barack Obama. But many countries are hoping he will change his mind once in office. But the new Paris accord is even more ambitious: it requires the elimination of net greenhouse gas emissions by 2100 and to keep "warming to below 2 degrees Celsius (3.6°F) above pre-industrial times".

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Samsung Pay gets Rewards program in the United States

Following the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, which dropped the trust in the Samsung brand to abysmal levels, the South Korean company has chose to debut an interesting rewards program for those who are using its paying service. However, the program's terms and conditions page does say that there will be a limit of 50 Samsung Pay transactions a month that will be rewarded with points.

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New Emojis To Include Hijab, Breastfeeding, Yoga

The two big standout emojis with political resonance were the "Person With Headscarf " ( hijab ) and "Breast-Feeding ". Rayouf Alhumedhi, a 15-year-old from Germany, had campaigned for the inclusion of the character wearing a hijab emoji, proposing it to Unicode after realising there was no emoji to represent her.

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Government hikes withdrawal limits at banks, ATMs

For the sixth consecutive day, people flocked to ATMs in large numbers and the rush is more than usual as banks will be shut on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti. The decision came after the Finance Ministry reviewed the position regarding availability and distribution of all denomination of bank notes. But it seems that the government are not fully prepared for this people-who-do-not-want-to-be-cashless apocalypse as the ATMs quickly ran out ran out of cash, causing panic everywhere.

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Walmart, Target and Best Buy have rolled out their Black Friday plans

This sounds like a great deal, but there is a limitation to the Amazon Black Friday HDTV low price guarantee. -Arm Your Smartphone Before Black Friday . While it hopes to lure shoppers to its stores, Best Buy is making most of its deals available online . "You can order something online and pick it up at the store the same day".

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Supermoon to light up the sky

The phenomenon happens when the Moon is full at the same time as, or very near, perigee - its closest point to Earth on an elliptical, monthly orbit. The moon is expected to appear up to 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter than normal.

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Warming trend this week with late week thunderstorms possible

The sky will remain mostly clear. Very similar weather continues into Monday . Monday will begin mostly sunny then become partly cloudy through the day. Temps won't be affected on Tuesday by the front, in fact, we'll be even warmer with highs in the upper 70s. Sunshine sticks around for your Wednesday with highs once again climbing back into the low 80s.


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