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Trump meeting with Japan's prime minister, possible Cabinet choices

Trump stayed out of the public eye Wednesday, meeting with a stream of visitors at his NY skyscraper. NBC News was able to post a reporter at the restaurant after making a reservation to get in, and saw the Trump family, heavily guarded by Secret Service, finish their meal before Trump departed with a promise to the restaurant to lower their taxes.

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Apple's new MacBook Pro ad celebrates invention of the Touch Bar

Not exactly a match. In trying to disassemble and reassemble the device, iFixit broke the Touch Bar as the OLED panel (display) separated from the digitiser. MacBook Pros in fashionable Space Gray. Apple has dropped the price on a number of USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 peripherals after the launch of the new MacBook Pro , which faced a barrage of criticism for launching with no ports other than the new USB standard.

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Microsoft reveals giant Black Friday sales

This will enable it to run games in native 4K without any visual compromises. Major Nelson has highlighted some of the deals you can expect to find on and around Black Friday if you are looking to buy some Xbox products but want to save some money.

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Hawks win again, hang on top reeling Heat 93-90

Plagued by early foul trouble, Giannis still mustered 14 points and seven rebounds albeit on 5-15 shooting. The Miami Heat will try to end their six game skid at home as they host the Milwaukee Bucks. The Hawks improved to 8-1 when leading after three quarters. "We knew we had to bring our hard hats", Heat guard Josh Richardson said. Miami Heat swingman Justise Winslow hasn't played since November 14 against the San Antonio Spurs due a lingering injury to his left wrist.

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NASA astronaut on verge of becoming oldest woman in space

EST (2020 GMT). She's heading to the International Space Station on a launch scheduled today. Two space veterans and a rookie French astronaut are on their way to the International Space Station for a five-month mission. In the Integration Facility at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 50-51 crewmember Peggy Whitson of NASA suits up November 2 for a fit check dress rehearsal in the Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft.

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Panthers build big lead, hold off Saints

Then, in the closing seconds of the second quarter, officials ruled Ginn was out of bounds on a pass from Cam Newton. Brees threw for 285 yards. The Panthers (4-6) won for the third time in four games. The offense wasn't terribly sharp in the first two quarters but they at least were able to move the ball and make plays when it was needed. That resulted in running back Jonathan Stewart's tie-breaking 1-yard run and a 10-3 lead.

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China rubbishes Trump's climate change "hoax" claims

Trump has, on several occasions, questioned the overwhelming scientific consensus, even calling climate change a hoax "created by and for the Chinese in order to make US manufacturing non-competitive". He went on to remind the President-elect and his supporters that climate change is not a hoax and that the new administration should do its best to help stop it.

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USA will be in climate talks even under Trump

Scientists say there is no time to lose: The emissions reductions now on the table won't be sufficient to hold temperatures to the levels outlined in the deal. Frederick Mitchell, foreign minister of The Bahamas, compared climate skepticism to the church's persecution of 17th century Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei for stating that the Earth revolved around the sun.

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Oil falls as stronger U.S. dollar outweighs OPEC deal optimism

Exports of oil products slipped by 21,000 bpd to 1.349 million bpd. In the US, the deal went through via an executive order from President Obama, without being ratified by Congress, and Trump could rescind the order. crude lost 24 United States cents, or 0.5 per cent, to settle at US$45.57 per barrel. Brent crude settled down US14 cents a barrel at $US46.49, before falling further to $US46.09 by 3.44pm ET (0744 Friday AEDT), down US54 cents, or 1.16 per cent.

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Obama Slams Facebook For Not Doing Anything About Fake News

Bullock urged lawmakers to approach the budget with an open mind and not simply reject it for political reasons. But that doesn't mean that fake news articles are going to disappear. He also published a story that went viral past year about a Yelp vs. "But Trump supporters - they just keep running with it". "I hate Trump", he told The Post .

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Obama hopes Trump can stand up to Russia

She described these policies that are being preached by populists as "very unfriendly policies". The two leaders have forged a strong partnership over the years, even surviving the revelation that American spies had listened to her mobile phone calls.

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Kerry Warns of Climate Threat at Talks Overshadowed by Trump

The Climate Change Act, introduce in 2008, already provides the legal framework for the United Kingdom government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 57% through to 2028-2032 against a 1990 baseline. MARRAKESH , Morocco- A United Nations climate conference dominated by Donald Trump's threats to withdraw from a hard-won pact concludes in Marrakesh Friday amid fears that the goal of curtailing worst-case-scenario global warming may not be achieved without U.S.

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Rocket carrying crew of 3 blasts off for Int'l Space Station

The launch of the global trio had been postponed by two days and follows in close footsteps a previous launch in October of Russians Andrei Borisenko and Sergei Ryzhikov and American Shane Kimbrough. Barbara Morgan was 55 when she went on a journey on the Space Shuttle in 2007. Veteran cosmonaut, Oleg Novitsky, is commanding the Soyuz spacecraft during the trio's planned two-day trek to rendezvous with the space station.

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All Blacks lose Kaino for Ireland Test

Indeed, no two matches are the same, not even when sides meet more or less back-to-back. "I think they showed a little bit of arrogance there and lack of respect with some of their selections". I think Sam [Whitelock] is world-class. Kieran Read (c), 9. The restoration of Retallick and Whitelock will boost the All Blacks' shape. "They're telling us that we've lost our mystique, and they've got more confidence and they're not frightened of us any more, so we've opened a door for them".

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Ford won't move Lincoln assembly to Mexico

Ford has never announced plans to move to Mexico either its Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville, which produces the Lincoln Navigator, or the Louisville Assembly Plant, which produces the Lincoln MKC and the Ford Escape. Mr. Fields said a tariff would have negative consequences for the broader auto industry and the US economy. Mr. Fields told reporters Ford has talked to Mr.

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Despite Dems grumbling, leader Pelosi is a survivor

A successful re-election as Democratic leader on November 30 would cement Pelosi as the symbol of the party going forward. "What we're doing right now is not working", Ryan wrote in a letter , obtained by ABC News, announcing his bid to challenge Pelosi as minority leader to his colleagues.

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Trump won't deter us on climate change

The Paris pact sets the goal of limiting average global warming to 2.0 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) over pre-Industrial Revolution levels, by cutting greenhouse gases from burning fossil fuels. Once the policies do emerge, "we will include them" in future reports , Birol said. Concerns have been raised that Mr Trump's presidency could derail worldwide efforts to drive down the greenhouse gas emissions behind rising global temperatures.

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SpaceX's Plan to Provide Internet From Orbit Edges Closer to Launch

The competition for such a constellation would include companies such as Boeing and OneWeb , both privately owned firms who both have designs on providing this spatial alternative for access to the Internet . Satellite Internet service is also made less useful today by low data caps. The firm said each satellite would weigh 850 pounds and be about the size of an average auto.

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Climate change worries escalate as Trump elevates top deniers

Brent Fewell, a former senior EPA official and founder of the Earth & Water Group, an environmental law firm in Washington D.C., said Trump has "provided strong hints of how he will govern on environmental matters". If we pass 1.5, new weather extremes will gravely imperil countries like the Maldives and the Marshall Islands as well as large, populated low-lying territories in Bangladesh, Vietnam and Egypt, with sure-fire submergence under rising seas.

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Trump offers Flynn job of national security adviser

Flynn traveled a year ago to Moscow, where he joined Russian President Vladimir Putin and other Russian officials in a celebration of the RT network, Russia's government-controlled television channel. As DIA Director and Senior Military Intelligence Officer in the Department of Defense (DOD), General Flynn also served as the Commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR).

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China Responds to Donald Trump's Climate Change Hoax Allegations

Speaking from the COP22 climate change conference in Morocco Wednesday, the Chinese foreign minister rebuffed President-elect Donald Trump's previous comments claiming that global warming was created by China, saying that former Republican presidents were, in fact, the ones to kick off talks on climate change and not Beijing.

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Facebook boosts efforts to 'do good' with new tools

However, Facebook has been criticised for being selective when it comes to launching Safety Check tool during a crisis. Until now, Facebook decided when to activate Safety Check; going forward, the community will be able to turn it on. "You need the real event to happen, and then, based on the response of the community, it gets activated". "But in the Philippines, we did research there, and people said this wasn't a big deal".

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Facebook Accidentally Reports Users As Dead Including Mark Zuckerberg

It's not clear how many people this happened to - however it affected Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg himself. Zuckerberg said that the company has already launched work to enable the Facebook users to flag hoaxes and fake news. "Yesterday I was on Facebook Live!". The memorial notices, that were mistakenly posted, contained links to different forms that are able to be submitted to have accounts of people at the leading site for social networking modified to become online memorials ...

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Message to Trump? Countries say climate fight 'irreversible'

On Thursday, the Basic group of Brazil, South Africa, India and China, stressed they would "continue and strengthen" their own actions, while stressing "there can be no backtracking on commitments from developed countries and no attempt to renegotiate the terms of the agreement reached in Paris".

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Mozilla launches 'Firefox Focus', a private browser for the iOS

The app aims to counteract two increasingly prevalent trends in web browsing: one, a lack of privacy, as users find their web activities tracking across multiple devices, and two, an increasingly cluttered web space where adverts jostle for attention and overwhelm basic content.

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Here's all the hidden differences between the new MacBook Pros

The Touch ID sensor is paired with the Apple T1 chip at the factory level, so if there is an issue with the power button, it means you'll most likely have to get the entire logic board replaced. According to iFixit , the power button on the laptop and the Touch ID are essentially the same on the Touch Bar which makes it hard to replace one without having to change the entire logic board.

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Trump's views on climate change may change, says Kerry

A Moroccan soldier stands guard outside the COP22 Climate Change Conference in Marrakesh on Monday. He became the highest-ranking US official ever to visit the South Pole. The non-binding nature of those targets has called into question whether the U.S. will pull its weight alongside other nations under Trump, who could conceivably put in no further effort to slash greenhouse gases without formally withdrawing from the Paris agreement.

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'Beauty & the Beast' snatches title of most-viewed

The former garnered 114 million views and the latter 112 million views. The film features the Harry Potter star Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens, known from Downtown Abbey , as the Beast in this adaption of the 1991 Disney animation, which again, was loosely based on a French fairy tale by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont.

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Mexican experts say original pyramid found at Chichen Itza

He also likened the Kukulkan pyramid to a Russian nesting doll, with each of the temple's layer encapsulating another, but pointed out that the bottom layer may in fact hide more than one structure within. The discovery was made by United States and Mexican archaeologists working in the temple complex using the electrical resistivity tomography method.

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Vegas releases an updated point spread for Ohio State-Michigan game

After one of the craziest weekends in college football in a very long time, one that included No. 2, No. 3, and No. 4 all getting upset, the Ohio State Buckeyes have jumped to No. "I know Big Ten Championships and conference championships is a major thing, but then you're talking about one of those two-loss teams and things like that".

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'Supermoon' is a sight to behold

That's largely because the moon last night was much, much closer to earth. Unfortunately this time around wanna-be astronomers and night lovers were left hugely disappointed due to dense cloud cover across most of the UK. But even though it's not full until Monday morning, Benjamin says the moon will still be worth seeing Sunday evening when it rises. The magical event happens because of the unusual egg-shaped orbit of the moon.

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Paris climate deal is not safe from Trump

The U.S. election outcome has created deep uncertainty about the U.S. role in worldwide climate talks - and about the Paris Agreement adopted previous year by more than 190 countries. "As you may know, last week I spoke to President-elect Mr. Trump, and I brought up many issues, peace and security issues, including the issue of climate change", Ban said at a press conference today in Marrakech, Morocco, where he is attending United Nations climate talks.

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Climate Change: We Didn't Invent Global Warming, China Tells Trump

But Kerry said the USA was already in the midst of a clean energy transition that would continue regardless of policymaking. But the right action now will create jobs and boost USA competitiveness. The 175 signatories to the non-binding treaty, including the United States, are committed to reducing the emission of greenhouse gases as a way of fighting climate change.

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Trump Will Change Views on Climate Change: UN Secretary General

Trump's election has injected uncertainty about the U.S role in the Paris deal, which calls on all countries to reduce or curb their greenhouse gas emissions and encourages rich countries to help poor ones deal with climate change. "And no nation will do well if it sits on the sidelines, handicapping its new businesses from reaping the benefits of the clean-tech explosion". Mr Ban, who has made climate change a core part of his 10-year stewardship ending this year, said climate change was ...

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'A great purge?' Twitter suspends Richard Spencer, other prominent alt-right accounts

For example, Operation Google was a recent attempt by members of 4chan's alt-right haven /pol/ to substitute the names of social media platforms for actual racial slurs, in order to avoid censorship. The confusion as to who gets banned, when, and why stems in part from Twitter's practice of not publicly discussing the specific tweets that lead to its account suspensions.


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