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365 companies urge Trump administration to stick with Paris climate deal

Technologies such as carbon capture and storage (CCS) are cited as essential in delivering negative emissions in 2050, while the report also highlights reduction of non-CO2 emissions through new stringent standards and incentives to reduce methane from oil and gas production, and landfills.

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Why Was Crude Oil Volatile on November 16?

Opec countries are ready to reach a "forceful" agreement on cutting oil output, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday, following a meeting with Opec secretary-general Mohammed Barkindo in Caracas. Furthermore Brent crude the worldwide oil scale, came down 0.6% to $46.23 a barrel on London's ICE Futures exchange. West Texas Intermediate futures turned negative, reversing earlier gains.

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Trump claims to save auto plant. But it wasn't closing

That support, however, incited a social-media backlash, with hundreds of consumers posting that they would throw out their sneakers. While it plans to invest $1.6 billion to build a new plant in Mexico it is not alone. Its contract with the UAW called for it to make up that lost production - and ensure no jobs would be lost in Louisville - by producing more Ford Escapes, the other vehicle assembled in the plant.

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'We're Not Going Away': Alt-Right Leader On Voice In Trump Administration

Dermer said in response to a question with the Trump Campaign manager Kellyanne Conway standing on his side. "Darkness is good", says Bannon... "When they're blind to who we are and what we're doing", he said in an interview published Friday, his first outside of Breitbart since the election.

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Most Americans plan to skip Thanksgiving Day sales

Shoppers shelled out £3.3 billion in the Black Friday sales a year ago, and sales are expected to hit £6.7 billion this month. " Black Friday remains one of the busiest shopping days of the year, with Americans planning to take advantage of aggressive in-store and digital promotions over the entire holiday weekend..." "It is likely to be a critical part of this year's pre-Christmas plans for Irish retailers as sterling softens and more sales shift online from the high-street".

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Brightest Supermoon Since 1948 to Dominate Skies Tonight

Astronomers say that the moon will be so close to Earth on 14 November - just 221,525 miles - that it will appear to be up to 30% brighter and 14% bigger than average. The supermoon will also bring stronger than usual high tides, followed by plunging low tides the next morning. That is from the centre of the Earth to the centre of the moon.

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Mikkelsen holds 2 second lead in Rally Australia

Mikkelsen lost 9.8 seconds to his world champion Volkswagen teammate Sebastien Ogier on the 16th stage of Rally Australia in Coffs Harbour on Saturday, after his clutch mysteriously shifted to rest against his brake. "It's a completely different stage tomorrow and some brand new stages, which we have not been used", says Paddon. Neuville holds second on 143 points, followed by Mikkelsen on 129, Paddon on 126 and Sordo on 119.

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Yarmuth calls on Trump to fire appointee

In a 2011 radio interview , Bannon declared that conservative women, including Sarah Palin and Michelle Bachmann, infuriated liberals because they "would be pro-family, they would have husbands, they would love their children". "I'm an economic nationalist", he tells me. "I want to bring everything crashing down, and destroy all of today's establishment". A few months later, when Trump tapped Bannon to serve as a key adviser to his campaign, Beck raised the alarm again, declaring that ...

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Drone-Based Pizza Delivery Service Arrives!…in New Zealand

However there are no plans to hit the USA market with this option yet. Drone deliveries were part of a business model we had developed for delivering to parks, beaches, public events and university campuses. Good news for everyone else, especially if-as some project will be the case-a Trump presidency means fewer regulations and less government interference in matters as simple as using drone aircraft to deliver food.

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Is Apple throttling the 4G speeds of some iPhone 7 models?

The iPhone 7 on the Verizon network uses Qualcomm's X12 LTE modem - the same chip Samsung uses in the Galaxy S7. Put simply, the iPhones supported by the Big Red technically have more capable hardware for faster data speeds, as they are powered by Qualcomm modems as opposed to the slower Intel chips under the AT&T versions' hoods.

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USA condemns proposed Israeli settlement law

The US believes settlements endanger prospects for a two-state solution and Israeli-Palestinian peace, Trudeau added. "We can not accept solutions that are outside the boundaries of the law, and we can not accept legislation that hinders Supreme Court rulings".

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Supermoon lights up night sky

But to see it you might have to do your best to dodge a bit of cloud cover. The phenomenon known as the supermoon reached its peak luminescence in North America before dawn on Monday. The most spectacular supermoon since 1948 will be visible this evening, Monday November 14. About every 14th full moon is a supermoon, said University of Wisconsin astronomer Jim Lattis.

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Host of UN climate talks asks Trump to show 'pragmatism'

He has also referred to climate change as a "hoax" perpetrated by China to make United States manufacturing non-competitive. Kerry said an "overwhelming majority" of Americans know that climate change is happening and support the US commitments under the Paris deal.

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Mystery foam invades Santa Clara street

That didn't stop Blake Harrington from riding his bike through the foam ― a moment captured by an airborne news camera that quickly went viral. Authorities said that the foam is not risky, but recommended people to stay away as it could irritate their eyes.

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Vulnerable countries pledge to go all-renewables, with help

The businesses said they support world leaders attempting to implement the agreement in an effort to "leverage this historic opportunity to tackle climate change". "But the right action now will create jobs and boost U.S. competitiveness", the letter states. "Meanwhile governments set a rapid deadline of 2018 to complete the rule book for operationalising the Paris Agreement to ensure confidence, cooperation and its success over the years and decades to come", an UNFCCC statement said.

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Letters: Trump must deal with climate change

Obama will hand the administration to president-elect Trump in January. The number one most polluting country in the world (China) has asked the second most polluting country (the US) to make a " wise decision " regarding its commitment to combating climate change.

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Here's why the moon looked so big on Monday night

If Royal Observatory Greenwich public astronomer Dr. Marek Kukula were to be asked: "It's been an overcast night for the majority of the United Kingdom and even a supermoon can't traverse thick mists". Yesterday, the gap between the Earth and the moon closed to its shortest point, known as the perigee - a distance of 221,525 miles. What will this the Supermoon look like? .

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This is what climate change looks like

Over 300 USA businesses have signed a statement calling on President-elect Donald Trump to support the Paris Agreement on climate change - including General Mills, eBay, Intel, Unilever, and dozens of other Fortune 500 companies. Ban said: "I believe that he understands that there are market forces already at work on this issue, and that we need to harness these forces for good of the planet and all the species in this planet".

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CEOs, leaders urge Donald Trump to stand by Paris climate agreement

In a sign of solidarity, 365 companies and American investors sent a joint letter to Marrakesh to be read. Common Dreams said: "The Paris agreement requires every signatory country to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to prevent a global temperature rise of 2°C.

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NASA's Peggy Whitson Becomes Oldest Woman in Space

The Soyuz spacecraft carrying Peggy Whitson of NASA , Oleg Novitskiy of Roscosmos and Thomas Pesquet of ESA (European Space Agency), is scheduled to dock with the space station's Rassvet module at 5:01 p.m., November 19. This time around, however, there will be more variety, with Michelin-starred chefs Alain Ducasse and Thierry Marx providing special meals for the astronauts.

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VW to shed 30000 jobs, cutting costs after scandal

Some of this will be offset by the creation of around 9,000 new jobs, the statement read, which are linked to "future-orientated areas", which essentially refers to its Strategy 2025 plans revealed previous year that committed to building 30 electric cars over the next decade.

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Volkswagen scandal brings 30000 jobs cut

In response to the controversy and to burnish its environmental credentials, VW has revved up its focus on clean energy cars, announcing plans to develop and manufacture more than 30 new electric vehicles by 2025. And VW faces legal and regulatory cases worldwide. As at other large German companies, employees have half the seats on the board, a power they can use to resist moving production outside Germany or to suppliers.

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Atlanta Zoo Panda Twins Adjusting Slowly To Chinese Culture

According to The Washington Post, Zoo Atlanta panda twins Mei Lun and Mei Huan, the first surviving panda twins born in the US, are having some trouble adjusting to their new home at the Chengdu Giant Panda Research Base in China. "The naughty twins refused to eat traditional Chinese food like steamed bread of corn, and preferred American biscuits instead", explained the Xinhua News Agency.

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Deputy US marshal fatally shot in southeast Georgia

Authorities with Sumter County Sheriff's Office, Sumter Police Department and U.S. Marshals Service began looking for Carter when he evaded officers after a domestic violence incident with his girlfriend on September 18 in Sumter County. Sumter County Sheriff Anthony Dennis offered condolences to the slain marshal's family in a statement Friday. "I talked to people who were there and they didn't see anything", Levine said.

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Daryl may have quietly made 'The Walking Dead' great again

There is also another thing that makes Jeffrey Dean Morgan the ideal choice for the job on The Walking Dead . TWD spoilers are ahead. If you read the comics, you knew that it was somebody you really liked. "I know I'm doing my job the more mad Andy Lincoln gets", says Morgan. " The Walking Dead " Season 7 has taken off on a brutal start with the killings of two major characters in the show.

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NBA, former Clippers owner Donald Sterling reach legal settlement

Among those Sterling cited in his lawsuit included the National Basketball Association, commissioner Adam Silver, former commissioner David Stern, Sterling's wife and two doctors who found the former owner to be mentally incapable of serving on the family trust that controlled the team.

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'Pokemon Sun and Moon' coming to Nintendo Switch in 2017

The seventh generation feels like the smallest one. Also, keep in mind that the returning pokemon from Generation 1 will be in it's Aolan form. Unfortunately, these renovations did not do enough to fill the hole of missing Pokemon . If you have buddies, scanning QR codes of their Pokemon lets you to build up points that can then be used to find rare Pokemon . Pokemon Moon players can get the moth-like Lunala, while Pokemon Sun owners can acquire the lion-like Solgaleo.

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Congressman John Conyers' son found in Texas

Police provided no other details about his disappearance. Police in Houston say they're searching for Conyers' son after he was reported missing this week. He told his roommates he'd had a "crazy day" when they saw him cooking in the kitchen with his shirt covering his face; later, they discovered he'd shaved off a beard he'd been growing for more than a year.

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Arsene Wenger gets more respect than me, says Jose Mourinho

With Manchester United set to host Arsenal in the Premier League's lunchtime kick-off tomorrow, Jose Mourinho has once again taken the opportunity to trot out his big game spiel. "Chris Smalling you can not ask", Mourinho told reporters. "They belong to the national team, what happens good or bad, I don't like to comment". You wrote, spoke, comment, criticised .

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Whale sighting near Statue of Liberty; boaters told use care

Scientists aren't sure if that's on goal, perhaps for cleaning pests from its skin, or whether just for fun. Gallagher apparently named the whale " Fudgey ". "And contributing to the info that we're gathering about this phenomenon". "We have seen several reports and we consider them reliable", Charles Rowe, the Coast Guard spokesman, told Patch .

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Mentor Graphics Corp. (NASDAQ:MENT), GrubHub Inc. (NYSE:GRUB)

Most recent session's volume of 0 shares lower than its average volume of 2.2 million shares. The firm lifted its rating on MENT from Neutral to Buy. had a net margin of 5.85% and a return on equity of 6.15%. (NASDAQ: MENT ) last released its earnings results on Thursday, August 18th. For the ongoing Fiscal Quarter, 6 analysts have an average earnings forecast of $0.47 per share.

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Climate vulnerable nations alarmed over USA potential exit from Paris pact

The New Zealand government is to extend the ratification of two major worldwide climate change pacts to the tiny Pacific island nation of Tokelau, Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett said Thursday. The air has never been as polluted by carbon dioxide (CO2), the main greenhouse gas, as in 2015, according to a report by the World Meteorological Organization.

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North Pole 36 degrees warmer than normal

But the opposite is happening. "The sea ice is at a record low right now, for this time of year, that's one thing", Serreze said. In addition, researchers are learning that increases in sea-surface temperatures are changing the type of plankton that live in the water column, which could alter the entire food web, she said.

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Apple Unveils Coffee Table Book - Designed by Apple in California

Sales are through the Apple Online Store as well as in selected Apple retail stores. "Companies will occasionally publish books about their history", explained Larry Chiagouris, a marketing professor at Pace University . "This archive is meant to be a gentle gathering of numerous products the team has designed over the years". It costs $199 for the small and $299 for the large variant.

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Swapdoodle Messaging App Now Available On Nintendo 3DS

Users can also add game software icons to their messages to share what they have been playing, plucked from their Activity Log. A Sparkling Premium Pack is also available to purchase from within the app. Creations drawn in the trial versions can not be shared with friends until they are purchased, but still allow users to practise an entire Lesson before choosing to do so.


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