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Earth breaks heat record in 2016 for third year in a row

While La Nina cooled global temperatures during the last 3 months of the year, they were still above 20th Century averages. It's official. 2016 is the newest warmest year on record. WMO also draws on reanalysis data from the European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts and the Copernicus Climate Change Service, which use a weather forecasting system to combine many sources of data to provide a more complete picture of global temperatures, including in Polar regions.

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Pound Solves Hard Brexit Fears By Falling On Exchanges

May added that the government will pursue a free trade agreement with the European Union that "should allow for the freest possible trade in goods and services between Britain and the EU's member states". Britain's Supreme Court is expected later this month to rule on whether Parliament must have a say in the matter. Seeking to calm fears of a sudden jolt to the economy on abruptly leaving the EU, Ms.

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"Nintendo Unveils the `Switch" Console

I mean, you're going to want something to do with your fancy new console once you've burnt through all of five launch games . If the Switch performs like the Wii U did, it could be the beginning of the end for Nintendo. It requires you to actively work together towards a goal, figure stuff out as you go along and have a good time above all. It took months before Nintendo's highly successful NES Classic was back on store shelves; I'm not sure I can wait until April or May to get my ...

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914 overdose deaths in BC in 2016: 90% occurred inside

The previous record high for a single month was January 2016, when 82 people died. The deadly synthetic narcotic fentanyl was linked to 60 per cent of the deaths recorded between January and October of a year ago. Provincial health officer Dr. Perry Kendall and director of police services, Clayton Pecknold - co-chairs of the province's joint task force on overdoses - and B.C.

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Xi charts globalization course at Davos forum with Chinese plan

His speech came as anti-globalisation sentiments swept the United States and Europe, leading to the protectionist Donald Trump winning the U.S. presidential election and to Britain voting to leave the European Union. Analyzing the root causes of the sluggish global economy and the problems for which globalization has been made the scapegoat, Xi pointed to a lack of robust driving forces for global growth, inadequate global economic governance, and uneven global development.

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Trump commerce nominee Ross to tell senators - 'I am not anti

Ross may have been as strong on China as his new boss, but he didn't quite get behind Trump's stance on tariffs. He has threatened to declare China a currency manipulator and levy tariffs on Chinese and Mexican goods, but little is known about his specific plans.

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Wait, What?!? Trump Says He Doesn't 'Like Tweeting'

During a recent "Fox & Friends", Trump said that he'll keep making his opinions known in the 140-character tweets, especially early in the morning. Trump also put GOP lawmakers on the defensive Tuesday over their tax plan, after he called their approach "too complicated" in an interview with The Wall Street Journal.

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Earth's Heat Record Broken Third Year in a Row

Overall, the globe's annual temperature has climbed at an average rate of 0.13 degrees Fahrenheit since 1880, but at a rate of 0.31 degrees Fahrenheit since 1970. The strong El Nino during early 2016 clearly had an overall warming influence on the planet in addition to the record warmth of the global oceans. The rising temperatures have also contributed to the melting of polar ice reserves, causing sea levels to rise - which, according to a recent study, could cause flooding that would ...

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OxygenOS 4.0.2 update rolling out for Oneplus 3 and 3T

As usual, it is also an addition to previous OxygenOS based Nougat which jumps from 4.0.1 to 4.0.2. This latest update will not be bringing any new feature, unlike the Android 7.1, instead this update will be improving the devices APN settings, the proximity sensor bug during calls as well as fixing the Google Play Store download bug.

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Texas sues federal government one more time over coal rule

The states want the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to vacate the rule, prohibit its enforcement and order the Department of Interior and Office of Surface Mining to issue a new rule that complies with the Surface Mining Act and U.S.

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Microsoft's Cortana Is Coming To The Android Lock Screen

The new feature is presently in the beta phase and is available on Google Play. The biggest thing that you will notice if you have the beta version of Microsoft Cortana on Android now is that there is an ability to put Cortana on the lock screen.

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US Singer Fiona Apple Releases Anti-Trump Women's March Chant

The " tiny hands " reference dates back to a long-running feud between Mr. Trump and Canadian journalist Graydon Carter, who in the 1980s tagged the NY real-estate developer with the label "short-fingered vulgarian" in the pages of Spy magazine.

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Britain to Lose Access to EU Single Market

So she doesn't want to have any change in the trade relations. In London's financial district, the City, many worry about the future of their global businesses and worldwide workforce once Britain is out of the European Union fold. "This agreement should allow for the freest possible trade in goods and services between Britain and the EU's member states", she said. It would appear that the main catalyst behind this sell-off is speculation that UK Prime Minister Theresa May will set out ...

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New Silk Road? 1st China-London freight train arrives

It runs via Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany, Belgium, France and the Channel Tunnel - ending in the not so glamorous Barking in Essex. The container train with 44 x 40' boxes ex point of departure Yiwu (ten of the containers are destined for Duisburg and are unloaded there) carries mostly textile goods.

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Indonesia's 'horrific' Bandung Zoo remains open as new animal cruelty evidence released

Another video also showed a bear eating its own faeces. The infamous Surabaya "Zoo of Death" is unfortunately far from the only animal facility in Indonesia facing charges of horribly mistreating the creatures in its care. Other videos taken by the group show deer with skin conditions, and chained-up elephants. It's not the first time the zoo has been rocked by animal cruelty claims.

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Global heat record broken for 3rd straight year

Records have been set in 2016, 2015, 2014, 2010 and 2005. Strong El Niño activity contributed about 0.2C to global temperatures previous year, with the main factor being climate change due to increased levels of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

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Obama administration gives another $500M to U.N.'s Green Climate Fund

But not everyone feels this way. Even before taking oath as the next President of the United States, Donald Trump has moved to repeal Obamacare and to plan a wall on the border with Mexico. industry an unfair advantage. As a fellow business person who also understands the need to manage risk, I ask you to take the threat of climate change seriously.

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Facebook CEO denies Oculus technology theft

The revelations came from the company's head honcho himself, Mark Zuckerberg, who made the remarks while testifying in a federal court, reports The New York Times . He also blasted the ZeniMax lawsuit and its claims. Zuckerberg told the court he had "never even heard of ZeniMax before" and said his legal team would not spend time on something they thought was not credible.

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Google+ Gains Events Back While Classic UI Shuts Down January 24th

And some fans are happy with the new updates. The first of the three new updates will enable users to make the most out of their comment space by offering them the capacity to hide low-quality comments and highlight those that matter the most to the user.

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Donald Trump makes his most outrageous claim yet: He doesn't like tweeting

Now, if the press were honest, which it's not, I would absolutely not use Twitter . "And it's my only way that I can counteract", he said in excerpts of the interview released late Tuesday. Earhardt said she and Trump ran through the president-elect's plans to tackle a variety of issues, including ObamaCare. Trump on Wednesday mocked Lewis, meanwhile, for saying he had never boycotted an inauguration despite doing so during former President George W.

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AT&T kills off first iPhone

AT&T yesterday announced that its 2G wireless network was officially shut down on January 1, 2017, following four years of planning for its discontinuation. " You may be able to keep your current rate plan when you upgrade your device, however it is possible you will need a new one", AT&T says. You can find out more information about the closing of their 2G network over at the company's website at the link below.

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India to consider Apple's proposal with an 'open mind': IT minister

The issue will be looked at in detail at a high-level meeting between Apple executives and state officials set to take place next week. The request is being considered by threee government departments- Revenue, under Ministry of Finance; Industry, under Ministry of Commerce and Industry and Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.

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Trump Tweets At Wrong Ivanka During Daughter's CNN Interview

Meanwhile, Ivanka Majic , a council worker from Brighton, England, who previously worked for the opposition Labour party, began amassing Twitter followers at around 2 a.m.in the United Kingdom, according to the Guardian . The message has since been shared by 4,800 people and "liked" by 25,000 more. "It's very unusual to be speaking to both ITV and the BBC 45 minutes into your day", she told the BBC .

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Little Nightmares gets April release date, new lovely trailer

This new trailer shows the ways that Six can lose her battle to escape The Maw, showing how risky her journey really is and nine possible ways she can meet her maker. Both PC and PS4 players also receive the soundtrack as a pre-order bonus and PS4 players also receive a theme while PC players get a wallpaper. Coming April 28, Little Nightmares " Six is trapped in "The Maw'.

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Pokémon Go Generated $950 Million in Revenue in 2016

Pokemon Go has been updated , but it's pretty boring. All in all, there are a total of three changes made to the game. In essence, the game can think you're moving around, and reward you for it, when you really are not. This is a significant update considering some Pokemon GO players have been able to exploit their phone provider Global Positioning System to hatch eggs and obtain Pokemon even when they are sitting still.

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US Congressman Mike Doyle to Boycott Trump's Inauguration

Re: "Trump unleashes Twitter attack against civil rights legend, " January 14 news story. Yes, Lewis' accusation was baseless and blatantly partisan: He said Trump isn't a " legitimate president " because of Russian hacking, and he'd skip the inauguration, "the first one I've missed since I've been in Congress".

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Rep. John Lewis Recalls 1963 March On Washington 05:59

The loser is American democracy and its hallmark of the peaceful transfer of power. He went on in the story to insinuate that Trump might have colluded with Russian Federation to win the election. he doesn't believe Bush is the true elected president.' Sound familiar!" While Lewis said he believes in forgiveness and trying to work with people, the civil rights icon said it will be "very difficult" to work with Trump.

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Poroshenko: Ukraine won't ever bow in front of Russian Federation

Chinese President Xi Jinping met his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko on the sidelines of the ongoing World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the Chinese foreign ministry said, adding that Xi emphasized the years of friendship between Beijing and Kiev during the meeting.

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The Women's March gathers in Des Moines this Saturday

Washington police and the US Secret Service plan to have some 3,000 officers and an additional 5,000 National Guard troops on hand through the events , numbers they say will be sufficient to allow the inauguration and protests to go ahead peacefully.

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Moto Z Play: Mid-Range Budget, Flagship Specs & Features

The press invites included a smartphone and a "hellomoto" tagline, things that are enough to confirm that the company's event will include the launch of a new smartphone (s). As per the listing, Moto G5 Plus sports 5.5-inch full HD display, fingerprint sensor, Android 7.0 Nougat OS, Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core CPU, 4GB RAM, 32GB inbuilt storage, 13MP primary camera on the back, 5MP front snapper and a 3,080mAh battery.

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Evidence Arises For Minecraft On Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch pro controller is one component that is notably absent in the Switch bundle. Various reports in the last few hours state that Amazon UK and USA websites had sold out on Friday, GameStop sold out yesterday, and other U.S.

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Google Assistant To Soon Get Support For Making Online Payments

My Buddy is one of the most popular Alexa skills; on Google it gives people the ability to alert family or friends if you fall and can't get up or are other debilitated. It seems that the Google Assistant will soon allow users to make payments using voice commands . A particular string that can be seen in the Google App says that "you'll soon be able to pay for things" under the Google Assistant options, suggesting that while the service may not be live just yet, it's certainly on its way.

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What will Valve's Gabe Newell say in an AMA? Find out today

The news came via Newell's Reddit AMA, and was offered up as a simple "yes" in response to the question "Is Valve still working on any fully-fledged single player games? ". "When it comes time to respond [to the community], we generally use Steam - shipping updates that address issues or add functionality", he wrote .

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Why Trump's 'friend' Kanye West wasn't booked for his inauguration

When clicking on the "Why Am I Seeing This Ad" button, Facebook says the Trump team "wants to reach people ages 27 and older who live in NY". " We're also going to be blockading roads and other modes of transit into the city", a female member of #DisruptJ20 was heard saying in audio acquired by Fox .

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Free Gear Fit 2 with Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Promotion launched

The advertisements are created to show off Samsung's new AMOLED displays, but feature a mystery smartphone that doesn't match anything in Samsung's current lineup. We can not see the Physical home button and instead there is the Samsung logo in the position. Finally, we know what caused the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to explode.


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