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Countries attending COP22 reaffirm commitment to Paris agreement

The countries in the proclamation said that their task now is to rapidly build on that momentum, together to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to foster adaptation efforts, thereby benefiting and supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Sustainable Development Goals.

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Samsung Electronics appears headed for a split

Samsung completed a share buyback worth 11.3 trillion won earlier this year. Some investors also blamed the smartphone fiasco on the company's governance structure as well. Samsung admitted that the options include "the possibility of creating a holding company structure". "It now has to pull itself together amid ongoing troubles, including the recent political scandal , so it isn't a great time to execute such a structural reform just yet", said Lee Sang Hun, governance structure analyst ...

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First ever lightning-mapping satellite set for take off

In what has been described as a quantum leap in the science of weather satellite technology, the latest in the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) series, the GOES-R was launched from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

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Throw Back: Shah Rukh Khan's Old Interview From When He Had Nothing

After Salman's announcement, Anushka wrote to SRK , "What's this @ iamsrk?? ". Is this Salman Khan picked to repay the favor of Shah Rukh Khan pushing on the release date of Raees before in 2013 to avert the clash? What to do now??? Shah Rukh then thanked both the actors for announcing the release date.

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'Most advanced weather satellite ever built' blasts off

The 197-foot tall United Launch Alliance rocket is scheduled to vault off Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Launch Complex 41 at 5:42 p.m. The satellite's essential instrument, the Advanced Baseline Imager, will give sharper images of Earth's climate, seas, and environment with 16 different wavelengths, including two visible channels, four near-infrared channels, and 10 infrared stations.

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An Increase in Gun Sales for Black Friday

Before that, the previous record for single-day background checks was 177,170 conducted on December 21, 2012. While Republican presidential candidate, now President-elect, Donald Trump courted the favor of Second Amendment supporters and was endorsed by the National Rifle Association.

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Federal nuclear inspectors returning to Pilgrim plant

NRC officials said the inspection is meant in part to ensure the plant operates safely until the shutdown. In 2015, Pilgrim was one of the 5 worst operating reactors and more oversight. The first, completed in January, examined aspects of the plant's corrective action, while the second, completed in April, focused on the effectiveness of that program.

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Stardew Valley Comes to Consoles in a Couple Weeks

Stardew Valley will launch in North America for PS4 on December 13 , 2016; While the European version (X1 & PS4) is slated for the following day, December 14th. If you have yet to play Stardew Valley it is about your character inheriting an old farm, where you must grow crops, manage your livestock, and much more.

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Eversheds And Sutherland Are Talking

If the union is approved, the merged firm will be known globally as Eversheds Sutherland, according to a joint statement . The combined group will employ 2,300 lawyers across the world. A record 11 law firms reported an average PEP of 1 million pounds for previous year. Sutherland's only foreign office is in London, and it has just 10 lawyers.

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2016 by the numbers

Amazon started offering 35 days of Black Friday deals on November 16. Shoppers spent more than $3 billion online, using their mobile devices more than ever. According to Adobe's report, this year's Black Friday has earned close to $3.34 billion, 21.64% more than last year's earnings and sales via mobile devices accounted for $1.2 billion, a 33 percent increase from the year before.

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Hot Stock for Investors: Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO)

Combining all the ratings on Cisco Systems, Inc. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 1.8%. While take a short look on price to sales ratio, that was 3.07 and price to earnings ratio of 14.28 attracting passive investors. The highest analyst price target is $38.00, which implies a rally of 74 percent. The stock price is up +10.2% over the past year. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating, twenty-one have issued a buy ...

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What Are The Best Alternatives To MacBook Pro?

Apple MacBook Pro is finally available in India. -MacBook Air: price cut of $200 to $699.99 from $899.99 for 11-inch MacBook Air (128GB) and to $899.99 from $1,099.99 for 11-inch MacBook Air (256GB). According to Apple the new MacBook Pro , at 500 brightness nits, has the "brightest and most colourful Retina display yet". When closed, the Razer Blade is slightly larger than the newest MacBook Pro .

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Trump Claims He Lost Popular Votes By Millions Of Illegal Votes

Wisconsin election officials are expected to meet Monday to discuss a possible timeline for a recount of the state's presidential election. Mr. Trump won Wisconsin by 27,257 votes and became the first Republican to capture the state in more than 20 years.

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Reliance Jio crosses 50 million subscriber mark in 83 days

Sources who spoke to Economic Times added that Jio is seeing an adoption rate of almost one thousand customers per minute, far more than what was forecast. Reliance Jio has signed up an average of 6 lakh subscribers a day, which is a globally unprecedented feat for any customer-facing company including the likes of Whatsapp, Facebook and Skype.

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Caught on Camera: Woman Spends 7 Hours Vandalizing Car

Not long after discovering her damaged vehicle, she watched surveillance video from her friend's security camera that showed the woman vandalizing the auto. Omelianoff says that even though the damage is extensive, she is more upset because there were people who saw the vandalism happening but didn't do anything about it.

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$0.8 EPS Expected For Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE:TAP) In Quarter

The number of shares now owned by investors are 214.87 mln. Tuesday bloom on Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE:TAP) [ Trend Analysis ], stock knocked up around 0.09% in early session as its gaining volume of 1.53 Million. Molson Coors Brewing Co (NYSE:TAP) has risen 3.42% since April 25, 2016 and is uptrending. The average forecast of sales for the year ending Dec 16 is $11.17B by 5 financial experts.

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White House: Obama to send two representatives to Fidel Castro's funeral

No other world leader's death has been marked in this way in North Korea since Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, who died in 2004. Supporters saw Castro as a hero standing up to imperialism. "They do not believe in liberal representative democracy with multiple parties, they don't believe in pluralism, they believe in a centralized political system ", says Gamarra, "and in the end, I think that Cuba will continue to open up its economy gradually, but will not relent on the political side".

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Tunisia wins billion-dollar pledges for ailing economy

Almost six years since a revolution that toppled dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, Tunisia faces high unemployment, low growth and a tourism sector hammered by terrorist attacks. Valls, on a two-day visit to Tunisia, met President Beji Caid Essebsi and Prime Minister Youssef Chahed on Monday evening. Please see our terms of service for more information.

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Artists parade their fears to Ivanka Trump's doorstep

Ivanka's latest howler can be found on Instagram, specifically a caption on a picture of her super cute son Theodore. All of the posts consider how Ivanka can possibly continue to support her father when there are so many legitimate reasons to be against him.

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Overwatch player claims to be world's first to reach max level

I suppose you could go all Judgy McJudgerson on TaZzeRK for doing nothing but play a video game for six months, but you can't deny his dedication. He tweeted his accomplishment and PVP Live has confirmed and reported it. The control-type area is a metropolitan setting, and that means heroes have more urban hazards to watch out for. According to his own words, he was even "rushing" at that pace.

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Holiday shoppers seek Cyber Monday deals

Last year, total online sales revenue was $3.05 billion for the day. Shoppers spent $540 million between midnight and 10 a.m. Black Friday online sales set a record of $3.34 billion, according to a report from digital services firm Adobe - up 21.6 percent from a year ago, and well surpassing its $ 3 billion prediction.

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Rosberg wins his first Formula One world title

Hamilton has been accused by F1 fans for deliberately slowing the pace in the front which allowed Vettel and Max (in 3rd and 4th position) to catch up to Nico, who was battling for the second position. "Congratulations to Nico, he did everything he had to do". "There's no time pressure", a spokesman said. Last-race scenarios are nothing new to Hamilton and this was fourth time he has been involved in such a finale.

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Team discovers critical glacier is melting from the inside out

Analyzing several years of images taken by the Sentinel-1A satellite, Howat and his colleagues traced the break-off to a rift that formed at the base of the ice shelf almost 20 miles inland, in 2013. "It's showing a new weakness in the ice shelf, and it's showing the weakness may be extending far up the glacier", he said. The findings demonstrate that the climate of Antarctica fluctuated significantly throughout the 20th century and indicates that sea ice in the Antarctic is much less ...

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World Championship Chess Contenders Draw, Sending Contest To Tie-Breaker

The match will now go to tiebreakers, 25-minutes "rapid" games, beginning Wednesday at 2 PM ET. But Karjakin, 26, a Russian who was relatively unheralded going into the match, has been his equal move for move. If the players are still tied after four games, the next round will consist of up to five two-game blitz matches, in which each player has five minutes to complete his moves.

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Theory that challenges Einstein's physics could soon be put to the test

Now the group which proposed the controversial hypothesis claims their theory is ready to be tested. The speed of light is considered one of the basics of modern day physics . 18 November, 2016. They detailed the construction of a model that can be employed to check if their theory is valid and Albert Einstein's theory is not correct.

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Trump wins Michigan's electoral votes, Jill Stein serves notice for recount

But it seems the real pressure came from the very top, with President Obama himself calling Clinton late on election night and urging her to concede to Trump when it became clear he would pass the 270 electoral vote threshold. The real estate mogul has claimed, without offering any evidence to back it up, that he would have won the popular vote if millions of illegal voters hadn't cast ballots for Clinton, who is being pushed by professors and lawyers to challenge the results.

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Cyber Monday Online Sales Expected to Hit a Record $3.3 Billion

On Cyber Monday, early morning remains the busiest time for online shopping - 38.9% of those shopping that day will shop first thing in the morning, 33.9% will shop late in the morning, 16% will shop over lunch and 31% will shop in the early afternoon.

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Tesla Autopilot update just around the corner

Drivers heading home for the holidays may be tempted to avoid Tesla vehicles this year, especially on icy roads, as the automaker plans to roll out its self-driving feature late next month. Tesla said the hardware, which will give its cars a "level of safety substantially greater than that of a human driver", includes eight cameras placed around the outside of the auto to give it 360-degree vision and 12 ultrasonic sensors to detect objects.

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Tesla's new Autopilot will be here in three weeks

Musk is CEO of Tesla and was chairman of SolarCity . In October, Tesla announced that all new Tesla cars produced will have heavily upgraded hardware that will give it full autonomous driving capabilities. A Model S user on Twitter asked Elon about when users can expect Autopilot 8.1. "Eight surround cameras provide 360 degree visibility around the auto at up to 250 meters of range", Tesla said earlier about Enhanced Autopilot.

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Titanfall 2 multiplayer will be free to play this weekend

The upcoming DLC for Titanfall 2 not only contains a bunch of new content but old classics from the previous Titanfall will be making its return in Titanfall 2 . In other words, you can fool around with a greater degree of in-game visual customization through the purchase of skins, camouflage and Prime Titans, all at a "modest price" - at least, prices deemed so by the developer.

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White House: Obama, Biden Won't Attend Castro Funeral

The DPRK remembers him as a "close friend" and heroic ally in a joint struggle against US aggression. Several airlines began routes to other Cuban cities earlier this year. Cuba always has fiercely resisted what it sees as USA involvement in its politics. The government has stayed mostly quiet on Trump, waiting to see whether he converts his rhetoric into policy change.

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Sky reveals 'flexible' mobile service

The first is called 'Roll.' Customers can save unused data from any billing period for up to three years. For example, if they need more or less data, or calls and texts, they can change their plan using "Mix". Sky Mobile, Apple and Samsung: A new "special relationship"? Sky UK and Ireland chief executive Stephen van Rooyen said: "We felt it was time to shake up the mobile market and give customers a completely new way to manage their mobile plan - something no one else is offering".

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Astronomers observe transit of Earth-like extra-solar planet

In an astonishing find, astronomers have discovered an Earth-like planet that has the potential to harbour extraterrestrial life. A transit is a phenomenon in which the dimming effect that a planet causes as it crosses in front of its star is measured.

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United Nations climate conference to Trump: 'We count on your pragmatism'

He added that richer nations should take more responsibility than poor countries for financing the fight against climate change, in line with the UN's Framework Convention on Climate Change. COP21 Climate Change agreement in Paris, France, November 4, 2016. Highlighting the stakes, U.S. government scientists said this week that the first 10 months of the year were the hottest in modern times - and 2016 would likely surpass 2015 as the warmest year on record.

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Cyber Monday 2016 Sales Expected To Top $3.36 Billion

The CTA had previously predicted that as many as 4.5 million 4K Ultra High-Def (UHD) TVs would ship during the United States holiday weekend. Keep checking your favorite online stores for flash sales throughout the day and take advantage of free shipping by grouping purchases together.


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