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May Become The World's Warmest Year

Concentrations of major greenhouse gases in the atmosphere continue to increase to new limits and Arctic sea ice remains at very low levels - particularly at the beginning of this year and in October as the re-freezing period begins. WWF Scotland director Lang Banks said: "News that 2016 looks set to be the hottest year ever recorded globally is worrying and should remind our political leaders of the continued need for action both at home and overseas".

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Amazon Black Friday 2016 Deals & Flash Sales

John Lewis is one of the leading electrical retailers in the country, and also has a busting portfolio of fitness trackers and sports devices. "We are all very excited about this year's Black Friday event, and we think our customers will love what we've got lined up".

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Thousands of dead fish spotted in Long Island canal

It's not clear what caused the die-off, but Newsday reported that a spokesman for the state Department of Environmental Conservation said it was "probably due to the usual reasons" like high algae content and low oxygen levels in the water.

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Google working on policy update to restrict ads on fake news sites

Google and Facebook have unveiled plans to curb fake news reports on their websites after they were widely criticised for profiting from lies and even faced claims they had helped swayed the U.S. However, Facebook followed Google in updating its policy on advertising against misleading content, spelling out that it includes fake news. According to the Wall Street Journal , Facebook will explicitly ban sites that peddle fake news from using the Facebook Audience Network .

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Largest full moon in nearly seven decades

The moon came closest to the Earth (just the 221,525 miles) at 11:23 GMT this morning, but was invisible due to the time of day. The supermoon - scientifically called perigee-syzygy - also created the optical illusion of a "low-hanging moon " effect, which made it's size comparable to those of earthy objects such as houses and monuments.

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UN chief 'sure' Trump will reconsider climate change stance

A year ago was the warmest on record, and 2016 seems on course to be hotter still. This creates a perverse incentive for governments to meet trade obligations over climate obligations that could undermine the Paris agreement by deterring countries from putting in place the new policies that are required to meet Nationally Determined Contributions.

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Don't miss the supermoon! It won't be this big again until 2034

The next time it will come as close as this to Earth again will be in 2034. The sight occurs when the moon is within 90 per cent of its closest position to Earth. That proximity, known as a perigee, results in a moon that is brighter and appears to be larger than usual. ■ Despite the claims of some people around the world, the supermoon will not destroy the Earth.

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Janet Reno, first female USA attorney general, dead at 78

You have now viewed your allowance of free articles. Former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno , the first woman to ascend to that post, died Monday as a result of complications of Parkinson's disease in her South Florida home. Reno died at her home in Miami. Reno was diagnosed with Parkinson's after noticing a trembling in her left hand back in 1995. She later made partner.

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It's not all in the genes: Clean living can cut heart risks

A man jogs January 15, 2014, at Pier A Park in Hoboken, N.J. Clean living can greatly lower your risk for heart disease even if your genes are heavily stacked against you. "But if you adhere to a healthy lifestyle, you can reduce your risk by maybe 50 percent". Participants in the study who had an increased genetic risk and poor health habits had a 10 percent chance of having a heart attack or similar event over the course of 10 years.

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Murray: No 1 Ranking Has Not Changed Me

If Andy Murray was grateful to Marin Cilic for facilitating his rise to the summit this month it was not evident as he added the Croatian to his lengthening list of victims at the ATP World Tour Finals on Monday. It has made me feel more comfortable going after it and I feel like I have a bit more cover and control on the ball. "He obviously must have played very well to win against a player like Stan with that scoreline", said Murray of fifth-seeded Nishikori.

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Nowlan Park makes list for Rugby World Cup

Bid Chairman Dick Spring said he is confident of a successful bid. Though the cost of standing on Hill 16 for the Rugby World Cup final on 4 November 2023 could be 10 times that. Today marked the formal entry into the "Candidate" phase of selection where it is projected that the tournament would be worth more than €800m to the Irish economy, with more than 445,000 visitors expected to flock to the country.

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Volkswagen Passat GT concept unveiled for LA show

Volkswagen has revealed a sporty new Passat in concept form, previewing a hot addition to its executive saloon range in the near future. Aside from a mid-cycle refresh, Volkswagen hasn't shown much love to the US -market Passat. and Chinese markets - Australian-delivered Passats are built on the newer MQB chassis. Volkswagen says there is more than twenty design tweaks for the GT over its stock counterpart, including a black honeycomb grille with red surrounds, red brake calipers, tweaks ...

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TalkTalk teen hacker pleads guilty as firm reveals £22m profit jump

Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. This morning the teenager, who because of his age can not be named, pleaded guilty at Norwich Youth Court to seven charges under the Computer Misuse Act. In May, the firm said the fallout from the cyber attack had cost it £42 million. "It was "legitimate software" which gives a legal disclaimer warning to users that it must only be used to identify vulnerabilities on websites with mutual consent", she said.

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Battlefield 1 November Update Patch Notes Revealed

The new Suez now consists of five flags and battles take place over a wider area, so battles will no longer resemble human meat grinders with artillery spam. Battlefest will also mark the debut of EA DICE's new Custom game mode , Fog of War . The Battlefield 1 Rental Server program allows "players to set up their own private and public Battlefield 1 servers, with control of different gameplay options to map rotations".

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The Grand Tour Will Use Twitter to Gauge its Popularity

Hammond vowed yesterday that his latest show will not disappoint. Netflix had at least 5 million United Kingdom subscribers, while Amazon Prime Video didn't even have 2 million United Kingdom subscribers, not even a year ago. The offer runs until the end of 18 November, which is The Grand Tour release date. In a new interview published on the Daily Mail , ahead of Friday's The Grand Tour launch, Richard Hammond says that "he's confident" Top Gear fans will enjoy The Grand Tour .

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Obama Talks Transition In First Post-Election News Conference

Obama also said he walked away from his meeting with Trump convinced the president-elect was more pragmatic than his campaign might suggest. President Barack Obama says good sound bites do not always make good policy, and he says President-elect Donald Trump will find that being in the White House will "shake him up pretty quick".

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Obama Says Trump Will Keep US Pledges to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Absolutely, of course I've got concerns. "My suspicion is when the president-elect comes in and he's consulting with his republican colleagues on the hill, that they will look at the facts", said Obama during a press conference today. Obama said additional transfers of detainees to other countries may take place in his final two months in office, but he acknowledged that "Gitmo" wouldn't be shut down and was likely to remain open in a Trump administration.

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Missed the supermoon? Another one happening next month

Following North America, it will reach at its crest in Asia and the South Pacific on Monday. Since the orbits of both the moon and the Earth are in the shape ofellipses, it is rare for both the earth and the moon to be at their closest point to each other.

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Skyrim Special Edition Patch 1.2 Changelog: "Fixes Crash Issue, Improves Stability"

There's also apparently a game-crashing bug related to mods, though the update does address that as well. You can read our review of Skyrim: Special Edition from here. It's not necessarily a big patch, but players are bound to appreciate it nonetheless. Meanwhile, PC gamers will have to undergo a similar process on Steam and can jump into the game come November 16 at 1:00 PM EST/6:00 PM GMT.

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Skyrim 1.04 patch notes in FULL

The Skyrim Remastered update, which was in Steam beta testing last week, makes various stability and performance issues, as well as various fixes. " Skyrim Special Edition " boasts of its impressive 4K resolution which provides its players with the best immersion in the game world.

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2016 the hottest year ever recorded, World Meteorological Organisation says

The report also stated that the last El Nino which was one of the strongest El Nino events resulted in an increase in temperatures during the beginning of the year. They are focusing on implementing the world's first comprehensive climate treaty, the Paris Agreement. The figures have been released to coincide with the United Nations climate change conference, which is now taking place in Marrakech , Morocco (COP22), and involves leaders from 200 countries.

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Logano Gets Title Shot At Homestead With Win At Phoenix

In his other championship final experience in 2014, Logano finished 16th at Homestead, last among the four Chase contenders. The sequence allowed both Logano and Busch to advance into next Sunday's season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

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Largest supermoon since 1948 set to light up skies tonight

But as has been noted, this supermoon is especially super because the moon hasn't been this close since 1948 and won't again until 2034. At closest approach, which occurs at 6:23 a.m. Astronomers call this phenomenon a "perigee-syzygy of the Earth-Moon-Sun system", but "supermoon" is the common term used to describe it. Social media is full of folks speculating about whether the supermoon will mean more earthquakes, political unheaval or outlandish behavior.

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Apple's latest product is a $300 coffee table book

So you love Apple. "It's a hardcover edition, bound in linen, and is available in two sizes: "$199 for a smaller 10.20" x 12.75" version, and $299 for a larger 13" x 16.25" edition. If you're interested in picking up a book detailing the company's products from the original Apple 1 through the Macs of the 1990s (and beyond), I'd highly recommend Jonathan Zufi's 2014 unofficial book Iconic: A Photographic Tribute to Apple Innovation .

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Buhari Departs For Climate Change Confab, Today

Sheikh Hasina will deliver her statement at the high-level segments of COP-22 on November 15 where she may highlight Bangladesh's position to address climate challenges and urge global leaders to intensify the national and collective efforts to address this huge challenge.

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Google takes its 'Android Auto' from the vehicle to your Android phone

Until now, however, both systems had required the auto to be compatible. If you use Google Play Newsstand on your Android device, you should keep an eye out for a major new update that's now rolling out. The update will activate once the phone is connected to a vehicle via Bluetooth. The personalized greeting with the weather is a nice touch, and the navigation bar on the bottom of the screen can make it easier to jump between different sections of the app.

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2016 set to break heat record despite slowdown in emissions

The report revealed that the other factors which point towards the long-term climate changes were also rising. According to the 2015 Greenhouse Gas Bulletin, approximately 44 per cent of the total carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted by human activity from 2004 to 2015 remained in the atmosphere, with the remaining 56 per cent removed by oceans and the terrestrial biosphere.

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Trump vows to immediately deport up to three million undocumented immigrants

Said Stahl: "They're talking about a fence in the Republican Congress, would you accept a fence?" On CBS News' "60 Minutes," Trump pledged to deport 2 to 3 million people. Trump admitted that he's not over-awed by all the challenges he's likely to face while being (arguably) the most powerful man in the world. If it helps.

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Bhopal branch of SBI issues new Rs 500 notes to customers

It has been made a decision to enhance the supply of cash to branch post offices to facilitate cash withdrawals from postal accounts. They also increased cash dispensing machine withdrawal from 2,000 rupees to 2,500 rupees. Almost 800 customers managed to withdraw Rs 8 lakh worth of cash from the ATM set up inside the blue colour bus which was spotted at the MG Road in Bengaluru .

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Tips for getting deals on Black Friday

To better compete with Wal-Mart, the company is going to further emphasize lower prices in the Christmas season - i.e. 60 percent of its marketing compared to last year's 40 percent. You can get the same gift card deal on a wide variety of Samsung branded handsets or opt for Straight Talk. A long list of retailers will be open on Thanksgiving this year.

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Trump win won't affect Alberta climate plans: environment minister

He dismissed a proposal by former French president and current presidential candidate Nicolas Sarkozy for a carbon tax on American goods imported to the European Union if the USA withdraws from the climate change deal. Trump could potentially send a letter withdrawing from the agreement that would allow the United States to exit the accord after one year. "We need to speed up work so that this "book" will be finalised, the King, Secretary General, Head of States and Ministers.She said ...

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AAA predicting biggest Thanksgiving travel rush in 9 years

Gas prices also are lower than a year ago and more than 90 percent of travelers will drive. The Thanksgiving holiday travel period is defined as Wednesday, November 23, to Sunday, November 27. AAA attributes the increase in travel to changes in gasoline prices and in the overall economy. While Thanksgiving gas prices are at their second-lowest since 2008, airfares are up about 21 percent this holiday.

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Samsung buys connected vehicle firm Harman for $8bn in cash

Samsung Electronics (SSNLF) on Monday announced it plans to acquire USA audio company Harman International Industries, Incorporated (HAR) in an all-cash deal worth $8 billion, marking Samsung's largest ever acquisition. The acquisition has been unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies but is subject to approval by Harman shareholders, regulatory approvals and other standard closing conditions.

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Sweltering 2016 to set heat record, stoked by man-made warming

She told the conference the U.S. would become "a kind of rogue country" if it pulled out of the Paris accord, leaving the world more vulnerable to droughts and other climate extremes. While there is still a month and a half left in the year, preliminary temperature data through October suggests that 2016 will easily best 2015's record temperature.

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'Dancing With the Stars' Fall 2016: Top 4 Celebs Revealed!

He'll now go up against National Football League wide receiver Calvin Johnson Jr., singer-actress Jana Kramer , and Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez next week in an attempt to win the Season 23 Mirrorball Trophy. But although the athlete attempted to stay strong, audiences could see Laurie wipe away tears multiple times during her dance, including breaking down at the end in Val's arms.


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