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It's Real: Chevrolet Officially Unveils Colorado ZR2 Truck

The ZR2 will be offered in both extended cab and crew cab versions when it goes on sale next year. Chevy says these shocks will help the ZR2 be a well rounded off-roader, capable of tight rock crawling and desert running. Not surprisingly, beefy aluminum skid plates are found underneath the truck to protect the radiator, engine oil pan and transfer case. "The bed-mounted spare tire adds a rugged look to ZR2, and serves a functional goal".

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Pregnant Mother Reportedly Suffered Burns After Falling Asleep On iPhone 7

Pelaez was shocked when she woke up with high irritation similar to that of the pins and needles down her arm. She said " "I have been an iPhone user since the beginning and have never had an issue or concern, so it's really scary and disappointing that something like this happened and can happen to someone else", Pelaez then added on her post ".

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Mazda RX-8 Recalled To Fix Cracked Fuel Pump Rings

NHTSA says that the rings can deteriorate over time when exposed to high temperatures-like, say, the heat of an engine or exhaust pipe. The fuel pump seals can crack and leak gasoline onto hot surfaces, leading to a possible vehicle fire. Mazda also found the bad parts were of a certain color and the good parts a different color. The added insulation was tested under severe conditions and left engineers with the impression the insulation was enough to fix the problem.

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Analysts Alert on Price Target: Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC)

Marathon Oil Corporation is an exploration and production company with operations in North America, Europe and Africa. FMR LLC increased its stake in shares of Anadarko Petroleum Corp.by 3.2% in the second quarter. The company has volume of 15.12 Million shares. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.27%. APC has been the subject of several other research reports.

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2016 on track to be hottest on record, says United Nations weather agency

The report suggests that 16 out of the 17 warmest years on record will have happened this century and is indicating the extremely stable probability that the Earth is getting warmer over the years. Using data gathered from the first nine months of the year, scientists from the World Meteorological Organization have said that they are 90% certain that this year will pass the levels of 2016.

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Under Trump shadow, world leaders tackle climate change

Trump has called global warming a "hoax" on social media and pledged during his campaign to "cancel" the landmark Paris climate agreement adopted past year. But Germany and the European Commission, at a meeting of nearly 200 nations in Marrakesh, Morocco, on ways to implement the Paris Agreement, rejected his call.

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Recent analysts Ratings: Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX)

FBR & Co reissued a "hold" rating on shares of Freeport-McMoRan in a report on Thursday, October 20th. In an overview of the current analyst recommendations, Buy count is 5 and Overweight is 1 while the number of analysts recommending Sell and Underweight are 2 and 1, respectively.

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Astronauts prepare for Expedition 50 launch to International Space Station

In the same time NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, Oleg Novitskiy (Roscosmos) and Thomas Pesquet of ESA (European Space Agency) are still preparing for launch and passing last medical test. The three will spend nearly two days inside the confined container before landing at the International Space Station on 19th November. The soon-to-be six crew members of Expedition 50 will contribute to hundreds of experiments in biology, biotechnology, physical science and Earth science aboard humanity's ...

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Goal line defense works out well for Seahawks this time

Over the last 21 months for Seattle, it has been a part of their fabric. Instead, the Seahawks thrived. But a pass-interference penalty wasn't called on Chancellor - on fourth-and-goal from the 1 on the Patriots' final offensive play - handing the Patriots their second loss of the season and creating more controversy over National Football League officials' judgment calls.

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Twitter suspends accounts of alt-right advocates

The alt right is an internet-driven movement that has become notorious for its prejudices against women, African Americans, Hispanics, Jews, Muslims and other marginalized groups that threaten the long-standing social and political supremacy of straight white Christian men.

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Threat made against Muslim teacher in Georgia

Teli feels the writer of the note was inspired by Donald Trump. 'Mrs Teli, your head scarf isn't allowed anymore. Mairah Teli uploaded a photograph of the hand-written note to her Facebook account, just days after American voters elected their US President Barack Obama's successor: Donald Trump, who once infamously called for a ban on all Muslims entering the US.

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California Senator Barbara Boxer Introduces Bill To Abolish Electoral College

But Trump won 306 electoral votes compared to Clinton's 232 because of his victories in states like Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin. The protestors over the Electoral College are not helping people's causes but rather making them look hypocritical, Jenner said. But Tuesday morning, a week after the election, the president-elect sent two tweets conveying his support for the Electoral College , which he now calls "genius".

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France, UN Tell Trump Action on Climate Change Unstoppable

At a meeting of nearly 200 nations in Morocco to work out ways to implement the 2015 Paris agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions, Ban said USA companies, states and cities were all pushing to limit global warming. The EU Climate Commissioner mentioned that more must be done in order to reach global climate targets and improve renewable energy policies. More specifically, Mr Topping said: "Yes, this is a time of uncertainty".

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Parliament winter session: Opposition attacks Modi govt, slams demonetisation move

Defending the Centre's decision on demonetisation, Minister of State for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said that this move has honoured the honest while troubled the dishonest. Who advised you to print Rs 2000 note? If they had, the U.S. central bank would have stopped printing dollars, European central bank won't be printing Euros and United Kingdom central banks would have stopped printing pound sterling, he said.

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S Korea's Park hires lawyer ahead of questioning as probe widens

If she steps down before the end of it, an election must be held within 60 days. Kim resigned as deputy sports minister last month amid the allegations. Meanwhile, Samsung's main concern, according to the disgraced former economics professor's note, was the objection by the US hedge fund, Elliot Associates, to a planned merger between Samsung C&T and Cheil Industries, which was meant to consolidate Samsung Electronics vice chairman Lee Jae-yong's control over the entire Samsung Group.

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Samsung acquires NewNet Communication Technologies

The company has, however, not disclosed the amount of the acquisition deal. "This acquisition is a critical milestone not just for Samsung but also for the communications industry", said the company in its statement . By driving significant value for operators and consumers, the mobile communications market can benefit from the broader communications ecosystem. RCS, which are viewed as the standard for future SMS text messaging , allows regular text messaging to be used like chat ...

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Boxer bill looks to drop the Electoral College

But as people across the country have taken to the streets over the past week to protest his victory over Hillary Clinton, Trump has flip-flipped on that issue as well. McWhirter said that most states that have a disproportionate number of electoral votes are red states, giving a Republican candidate a slight advantage.

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Kerry says Trump's views on climate might change when in office

Meanwhile, Ban Ki-Moon, the UN Secretary General, said at a news conference in Marrakesh that he had spoken with the president-elect on the importance of climate change . Mr Trump has said he wants to boost the United States coal, oil and shale industries, abandoning President Barack Obama's plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 26-28 per cent below 2005 levels by 2025.

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Low-Cost Version Of iPad Coming In 2017

Though it hasn't been confirmed by the Cupertino-based tech giant, reports are claiming that they will be launching two new iPad Pro units and a new iPad to start a new series. Although it is included in the Pro series, the tablet is believed to be equipped with entry-level specifications. The 12.9-inch variant may feature a True Tone Display and also receive the advanced four-channel ambient light sensors that automatically change the intensity and colour of the display according to the ...

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UN Sec. General Wants to Discuss Climate Change with Mr

Emissions in the US have been falling, but the question on many minds is whether President-elect Trump - who appears to be planning to make good on his promise to ghost the Paris Agreement-will reverse that trend. The US delegation initially said it could not formally receive the petition signed by more than 500,000 people but later contacted Corporate Accountability International, agreeing to receive it on Wednesday.

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Environment minister says global movement to fight climate change 'irresistible'

Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), assured the press here on Tuesday that the USA will not abandon the Paris Agreement under a Trump administration. "Heads of state can and will change but I am confident that we can and we will sustain a durable global effort to counter climate change", he said.

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Google And Facebook Point At Taking Down Fake-News Sites

The move by the two tech giants aims to choke off funds to an industry fueled by bogus, often sensational "news" circulating online and seen as a potential influence on public opinion. On Monday, Facebook took a minor step to address the issue, clarifying its advertising policy to emphasize that it won't display ads on sites that run information that is "illegal, misleading or deceptive, which includes fake news".

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Pro Wrestling's Big Van Vader Says He Has 2 Years to Live

Though better known for his time in wrestling, Vader played two seasons in the National Football League, and started for the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl XIV (1980) before retiring through injury, . His legacy is so important to him, and he has told me that being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame would mean so much on both a personal and professional level.

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Potentially significant winter storm possible late Thursday night through Friday

Forecasters say a storm system sweeping across the upper USA late this week could bring snow to Upstate New York Sunday night into Monday. But as of late Tuesday night the weather service's forecast was predicting East Idaho would not be as hard hit as folks in those neighboring states.

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Mobile's Gear S3 Frontier Will Cost You $50 More

In case you've already pre-ordered Samsung's latest wearable, it's possible you'll receive it even earlier than that. Additionally, reports also claimed that the new Samsung Gear S3 series could be used to perform payment transactions because of its Magnetic Secure Transmission (MST) capability.

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2016 set to be hottest year on record

A powerful climate phenomenon in the Pacific known as El Nino, which pushes up global temperatures , led to a spike in temperatures in the early months of the year. Former president Mary Robinson was also in Marrakech following the publication of her blueprint paper on El Niño and Climate. On the positive side, another climate report released Monday shows global carbon dioxide emissions - widely considered the biggest contributor to global warming - have flattened out during the past ...

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Google, Facebook will not place ads on sites distributing fake news

In a move disclosed Monday, Google said it will withhold lucrative digital ads from appearing on any sites that "misrepresent, misstate, or hide information". Facebook and Google made an announcement on Monday about fake news sites and the fact that they spread fake news. Although this wouldn't prevent fake news from appearing on websites it is created to starve webmasters from a primary revenue source.

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ND pipeline protest in St. Paul

Energy Transfer has said the pipeline would be a more efficient and safer way to transport oil from the Bakken shale of North Dakota to the Midwest and onto the U.S. "The declaratory relief Dakota Access Pipeline seeks to end the (Obama) Administration's political interference in the Dakota Access Pipeline review process", the company said in a statement Tuesday.

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2016 'very likely' to be hottest year on record, United Nations agency says

World temperatures between January and September have been about 0.88-degrees (C) above the average (14-degrees Celsius) from the 1961-1990 baseline reference period. Yet the unexpected victory of Donald Trump in the USA presidential election, a self-proclaimed climate change skeptic who is seeking to pull the United States out of the 2015 Paris agreement, has overshadowed the talks.

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Democrats Should Learn Right Lesson from Electoral College Defeat

Acting on that feeling Tuesday, U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) filed a long shot bill to abolish the college and have elections decided exclusively by a popular vote. Do U think America is in need of another Constitutional Amendment?? Trump won the battleground state of Florida, which had been carried by President Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012, but he failed to carry the loyally blue states of NY and California.

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Trump now praises Electoral College, says he could have won popular vote

Clinton now has over a million more popular votes than Trump, according to the Cook Political Report. "In my lifetime, I have seen two elections where the victor of the general election did not win the popular vote", she said in a statement, noting Democrat Al Gore's electoral loss in 2000.

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Trump can't stop climate change action, says Ban Ki-Moon

The accord, aiming to phase out net greenhouse gas emissions this century, was a breakthrough after more than two decades of negotiations, driven by increased scientific certainty that man-made emissions drive heat waves, floods and rising sea levels.

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West Virginia town tries to move past Michelle Obama post

The mayor of Clay County, a tiny town in West Virginia, resigned on 15 November after controversy over racist comments about Michelle Obama firestormed. It is safe to say that a furious backlash is expected when one makes a racist Facebook post about the much-loved first lady. "I am truly sorry for any hard feeling this may have caused!" "These words and actions do not represent West Virginia values".

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Island leaders ask Trump for a 'change of heart' on climate

Many fear that withdrawal by the United States, a champion of the deal under President Barack Obama, would shatter the political goodwill built up over years of negotiations, and put the very goals of the deal at risk. See you there, President-elect Trump. After this latter there began the phase of implementing the Paris Agreement: a delicate moment of exchange, entering in a more concrete way into the formulation of rules, institutional mechanisms and the elements necessary for correct and ...

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Cuba pardons 787 common prisoners at pope's request

In a written message to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change conference in Marrakech, Morocco, Pope Francis praised the 100 countries that formally joined the Paris climate agreement adopted a year ago, but emphasised that implementing the agreement must involve multidisciplinary cooperation and special measures of solidarity with the poor.


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