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NASA to launch first mission to the sun in 2018

It's the first time NASA has named a spacecraft after a researcher during their lifetime. "This is the first time NASA has named a spacecraft for a living individual", said Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator for NASA's Science Mission Directorate.

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Clinton Says She Was 'Right' About 'Vast Russia Conspiracy'; Investigations Ongoing

Therriault and Bonier aren't the only Democrats upset with Clinton's remarks. Trump fired Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey last month accusing him of plotting against him. Clinton also claimed she was treated unfairly for accepting millions of dollars in speaking fees from Wall Street firms. "You know, men got paid for the speeches they made".

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Confederations Cup hosts Russian Federation drop in FIFA rankings, Poland rise

Federation Internationale de Football Association made a loss of US$391 million in 2016, which it blamed partly on increased legal costs following a corruption scandal, and has forecast a US$489 million loss in 2017 but then expects to turn a US$1.07 billion profit in 2018 when the World Cup is held in Russia .

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Donald Trump announces US withdrawal from Paris climate agreement

Renewable energy supports between 4 million and 4.5 million jobs in the United States , and renewable-energy capacity has more than tripled since 2008. Justin Trudeau chatted briefly Thursday by phone with Trump , and "expressed his disappointment with the president's decision", the Prime Minister's Office said in a statement.

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Trump's 'reckless' decision to join Syria on climate change

The agreement, reached by roughly 200 countries in 2015, sought to curb the catastrophic effects of global climate change by keeping the rise of average temperatures worldwide to no more than 2 degrees Celsius or 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit. "Today, the shareholders of one of the world's largest producers of fossil fuels, Exxon Mobil, have recognized this very fact", Carper, a Democrat, said in a statement .

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Trump says USA to withdraw from Paris climate accord

Trump , seemingly determined to make good on his campaign pledge to exit the pact, said the USA would completely cease implementation of the agreement and begin the process of fully withdrawing. World leaders on Thursday condemned President Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement . In addition to the United States, 42 countries have pledged to the GCF; nine of these are developing countries, including Vietnam, Mexico, and Indonesia.

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Trump's Speech On Paris Climate Agreement Withdrawal, Annotated

U.S. Rep. Tom MacArthur, R-N.J. In hard talks leading up to the December 2015 accord , other countries often yielded to USA positions so that the world's biggest economy wouldn't walk away, as it did from the previous climate deal, the Kyoto Protocol.

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Murphy denounces Trump withdrawal from Paris climate deal

U.S. Rep. Scott Taylor, R-2nd District, issued a statement saying the decision doesn't mean the United States "will cease to be good stewards of the environment". "Climate change is also a real threat to the Great Lakes". Under Trump , the USA has already become an irresponsible role model. Murphy state the irony of it all: "I suspect the president doesn't know the first thing about the agreement or any of its details".

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Global leaders dismiss Trump's suggestion climate pact can be revised

President Trump went on to say that the Paris climate accord was an example of an agreement that disadvantaged the United States of America and was in fact about other countries gaining a "financial advantage" over the United States.

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Obama slams Trump for exiting Paris climate deal

The Trump Administration should commit itself to determining how the US should lead those efforts. Supporters of the accord, including some leading USA business figures, called Trump's move a blow to worldwide efforts to curb the warming of the planet that threatens far-reaching consequences for this century and beyond.

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Elon Musk resigns from Trump business councils

Cohn reportedly opposed Trump's decision to withdraw , but nevertheless watched on as the nationalist wing of Trump's White House declared victory in the Rose Garden. "The U.S.is already leading the world in energy production and doesn't need a bad deal that will harm American workers", it read . United States has stopped being the leader of the free world.

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Paris mayor says Trump climate withdrawal 'a mistake with fatal consequences'

EPA head Scott Pruitt has long argued that the United States' emissions reduction goal under Paris weakened the U.S. economy. Still, a retreat from the Paris agreement has profound ramifications for the American businesses, who may feel the sting of European reprisals for the new president's breach of faith.

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China vows to adhere to Paris climate deal

With Trump's action, the United States will walk away from almost every nation in the world on one of the pressing global issues of the 21st century. Jerry Brown of California and Jay Inslee of Washington , are forming a United States Climate Alliance, which will convene states that want to uphold provisions of the Paris Accord.

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President Trump will withdraw U.S. from Paris climate agreement

In announcing the United States' withdrawal from the Paris climate accord , President Trump said the deal was very unfair to America and "not what we need". Energy Secretary Rick Perry also praised Trump's decision. Fiji's prime minister Frank Bainimarama says Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the USA from the Paris Agreement is deeply disappointing.

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Paris climate deal: Donald Trump withdraws US from the accord

Earlier on Thursday, China said it will keep up its end of the Paris climate change accord, even if the United States pulls out from the agreement. "The decision by the United States to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change is a major disappointment for global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote global security", read the Secretary-General's office's statement.

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Scientists say Antarctic shelf close to calving huge iceberg

The Larsen C break completely cuts through the shelf vertically and is about a third of a mile deep and more than 300 feet wide, NASA said. In its biggest jump since January, the rift in the Larsen C Ice Shelf has grown 11 miles in the past six days, according to researchers at Project MIDAS, who are studying the shelf by satellite and other means out of Swansea University and Aberystwyth University in Wales.

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Trump announces withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement

However, he did say that the United States would be willing to re-enter the deal on "better terms". "We will continue to lead", the mayors said in a statement . Obama is defending the deal that his administration painstakingly negotiated. He says the countries that stay in the Paris deal will "reap the benefits in "jobs and industries created".

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Trump poised to announce decision on global climate deal

Nicaragua balked because it found the deal's standards insufficient. Last year, the University became a signatory to Second Nature's Climate Commitment, a pact focused on achieving carbon neutrality and increasing resilience in the face of expected and unexpected change.

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Three ways Trump's withdrawal from Paris climate accord would be a mistake

Aides have been deliberating on "caveats in the language", one official said . The two spell out their continued commitment to the deal in a draft joint statement, obtained by CNN , which is slated to be published Friday at an EU-China summit regardless of what Trump announces.

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Trump says United States will abandon global climate accord

Obama said that businesses have chosen "a low-carbon future" and are already investing heavily in renewable sources like wind and solar . Elon Musk , the head of Tesla Motors and a member of Trump's Business Advisory Council, announced he was stepping down.

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Utah Lawmaker on WNPV Wants US to Leave Paris Accord

The president announced in the Rose Garden at the White House Thursday that he would withdraw the United States from the accord because he believes it punishes America while giving other countries a financial advantage. He is expected to withdraw from the landmark agreement , according to two senior USA officials familiar with his plans. Withdrawing would leave the United States aligned only with Russian Federation among the world's industrialized economies.

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Trump says US will abandon Paris climate accord

With President Donald Trump officially slated to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, many have noted that this decision puts the United States in the company of Syria and Nicaragua. A panel of leading climate scientists found in 2014 at least a 95-percent probability that man-made greenhouse gas emissions have caused most of the warming since around 1950.China, which overtook the United States as the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases in 2007, and the European Union ...

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Obama Pans Trump Withdrawal From Paris Climate Deal

Democratic governors aren't the only politicians vowing to counter Trump's Paris pact decision. Trump's decision to pull the United States from the landmark 2015 global agreement to fight climate change spurned pleas from USA allies and corporate leaders in an action that fulfilled a major campaign pledge.

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Gov. Inslee: Withdraw from climate agreement would be 'shameful course of action'

The U.S. plan pledges to reduce its carbon equivalent emissions 26 to 28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025, and sets a target of 17 percent reductions by 2020. Almost 200 countries are party to the agreement, which includes individualized carbon emission reduction targets set by each country. Trump has long said the Paris accord is a bad deal for American workers and that the previous Obama administration negotiated a bad deal.

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Angela Merkel defends 'essential' Paris Agreement on climate change

The U.S. would also have had to provide aid to help developing countries achieve emissions cuts. Barack Obama slammed his successor President Donald Trump on Thursday for pulling out of the Paris climate deal, warning that the move would see the United States "reject the future".

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Trump reportedly considering major overhaul of

They said any secret communications could have left Kushner vulnerable to manipulation by Russian officials. Those reports suggested that Flynn may have given Kislyak the impression that the incoming administration might be willing to consider lifting sanctions that were imposed on Moscow following Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea, a Ukrainian territory.

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Built-In Chrome Ad Blocker Coming Early 2018

Google Chrome in 2018 will follow the Coalition for Better Ads' standards by blocking several types of intrusive ads. "In dialogue with the Coalition and other industry groups, we plan to have Chrome stop showing ads (including those owned or served by Google ) on websites that are not compliant with the Better Ads Standards starting in early 2018", Google Vice President of Ads & Commerce Sridhar Ramaswamy wrote in a blog post.

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Sony Xperia XZ Premium launched in India: Price, specifications, features and more

Sony has launched Xperia XZ Premium which is the world's first smartphone with 4K HDR Display and Snapdragon 835 processor . The XZ Premium is powered by the latest Snapdragon 835 SoC paired with 4GB of RAM and 64Gb internal storage with microSD card support up to 256GB.

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Full mobile coverage planned for London Underground

Londoners will finally be able to tweet, update their Instagram and even make a FaceTime call on Underground trains, as bringing phone signal to the Tube is about to take a major step forward. Similar offerings are already in place on the metro systems in New York, Berlin, Paris and Tokyo, but London hasn't yet rolled out something similar though it has been on the agenda for a while.

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Birkin bag sells for record $380000 at Hong Kong auction

The bag is a specialty, dyed white "Himalaya" crocodile style encrusted with hundreds of diamonds, reported the AP . Christie's a year ago auctioned a similar bag in Hong Kong for $300,000 - a record at the time. Before that, the auction record for a handbag was $203,150 (£157,750), for another Birkin bag at an auction in NY in 2011, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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Nintendo Switch Monster Hunter XX Bundle Looks Cool

This decision is ahead of the anticipated increased Nintendo Switch demand during the 2017 holiday season. If she look like a cell phone, chances are she uses cell phone parts, and that is exactly what the head-butting is all about. Historically, Nintendo has not been good about keeping that balance with its NES emulator that instantly sold out, was on hold, then eventually discontinued.

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Show us your tweets: United States unveils nosy new visa questionnaire

Under the new procedure, consular officials can ask for all prior passport numbers, social media handles from the past five years, as well as addresses, employment and travel history from the past 15 years. spokesperson. U.S. border officials already ask for social media handles when passengers arrive at the border, a recent change that was criticized as "highly invasive" by privacy and rights groups.

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Trump administration approves tougher visa vetting, including social media checks

The form requests visa applicants to list information about their employment, place of residence, and foreign travel over the previous 15 years, as well as user names for any social media platforms " used to create or share content " for the previous five years.

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Two heavily armed terrorists killed in Kashmir's Sopore

The official further added that there has been no casualty so far. Once the location of the two terrorists was known, the security forces comprising the 22 Rashtriya Rifles, 92, 177 and 179 battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the police cordoned the area at around 3.30 am.

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Ariana Grande's Manchester benefit concert: Touts will have tickets cancelled, warns Ticketmaster

A star-studded guest list of performers is to include Pharrell Williams , Katy Perry , Justin Bieber , Miley Cyrus , Black Eyed Peas , Coldplay , Niall Horan , Little Mix , Usher, Take That and Robbie Williams - and there's plenty of potential for guest star appearances and collaborations! "We would like to reassure any fans that were at the show that they will receive a free ticket for One Love Manchester , provided we can verify their initial booking".


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