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Gov. Brown Inks 2 Tough Greenhouse Gas Emission Bills In L.A.

Revenue from the state's cap-and-trade system is falling. The bill expands on California's landmark 2006 law, which set the goal of reducing greenhouse-gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020. He said the legislative analyst also questioned the state's methodology for calculating emission reductions. The last two permit sales also have fizzled.

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US, China ratify Paris climate deal

This blatant deception is undercut by the fact that the Paris Agreement is listed in the United Nations' Treaty Collection under the heading "Multilateral Treaties Deposited with the Secretary-General". "So we plan to do it as soon as possible", said Panagariya. This marks the moment the two biggest economies throw their weight behind the Paris Agreement.

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Nick Chubb inspires Georgia pastor's sermon

Lambert completed 5 of 8 passes for 54 yards while Eason completed 8 of 12 passes for 131 yards and a touchdown. "In the last five to 10 (years), since the advent of high school seven-on-seven, they see so much more, they throw so much more, they've seen a lot of the defenses before".

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Apple Drops Price For Apple Watch Series 1 and iPad Pro

Yet, despite the sneaky upgrades that the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 4 got, prices for both models did not increase and it still costs the same as it usually did. The company has removed the 64GB option across its whole iPad lineup. With this, is it still possible to expect any iPad Pro or iPad Mini upgrade before the year ends? The iPad Pro model is going to have 32 GB storage as a start and you have the chance to choose from 32 GB to 128 GB or even 256 GB.

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Apple's headphone jack: all your angry questions answered

The AirPods pack up to five hours of power, but the accompanying case will hold a 24-hour charge , so users can place them back inside to get more juice. This model has the longest battery life of any past model, lasting on average two hours longer than the iPhone 6s and one hour longer than the 6s Plus.

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Asteroid-investigating spacecraft set to launch from Cape Canaveral

The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will journey to Bennu to collect samples and then return the material to Earth. S. mission to travel to an asteroid, retrieve samples and return them to Earth is targeted for a September 8 launch atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

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Denver Broncos win Super Bowl rematch over Carolina Panthers in National Football League opener

The Broncos defeated the Panthers 21-20. But last year's MVP would lead his team down the field, and had a chance to grab victory in the final seconds, only to see Graham Gano miss a 50-yard field goal with four seconds to go, as Denver comes back to beat Carolina 21-20 in the National Football League season opener.

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Apple Sets Public Launch of iOS 10 for Tuesday

Following the Apple event, the company released to developers the golden master of iOS 10 and watchOS 3, as well as the GMs of macOS Sierra and tvOS 10. For the rest of you iPhone users who didn't participate in the beta program, you will have to check your settings September 13th for the official worldwide release.

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Tata Steel declared global industry leader in steel sector

Japanese sporting goods giant Asics Corporation was selected for the second time, and featured as one of 68 Japanese companies included in the list this year. It is based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, branding, climate change mitigation, supply chain standards and labour practices.

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Beyonce one of Fortune's most powerful women in business

Interestingly, Indra Nooyi is the only Indian to figure in this list. In 2014, she was ranked third. Fortune lists her title as "Queen Bee" and rightfully so. and buying software start-up Cruise Automation to help with the company's autonomous vehicle deployment. She reported record profits in 2015 of $9.7 billion for which she was made the company chairwoman in January.

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Here's how Reliance Jio can break even

However, after hearing those offers from the Reliance company most of the customers who are using the top network services want to switch to the Jio 4G. Users who were thinking to go on download spree should be at least anxious about the daily usage limit that Jio has implemented on each subscribers signing up for their service under this Welcome Offer.

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IPhone 7: Here's why you should buy it

These are a pair of earbuds, each with an inch or so of protruding plastic, and nothing else - no wires to hold them together, no dangling cords. And, perhaps, also easily dislodged or misplaced. Even your nan can use an iPhone. There's no earphone jack in the new iPhone 7 devices. Apple has a way of hastening time honored tech to the grave.

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Apple Watch Series 2 Announcement Causes Some Disappointment

And while some of you will want to put in an iPhone 7 pre-order, others might want to wait. Through Apple's website you can check your account status with your carrier to check your upgrade eligibility. Featured Accessory: Speck's brand new line of iPhone 7 cases feature 20% less bulk than its previous generation, making them the slimmest, most protective line of cases yet from the company.

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Russia says Lavrov, Kerry to meet in Geneva early on Sept. 9

The sides are discussing actions aimed at conflict settlement, including strengthening of a ceasefire regime and anti-terror cooperation between Moscow and Washington. Washington wants Assad's air force grounded to stop its attacks on opposition forces and civilians. The United States and Russian Federation grappled with the details of a deal to end the bloodshed in Syria Friday, as Moscow-backed forces tightened the noose on the beleaguered city of Aleppo.

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US Aviation issues warning against charging Samsung Note 7 on plane

Samsung has halted the sale of their new Premium device, the Galaxy Note 7 just two weeks after the flagship phone's launch, after finding batteries of some of the gadgets exploded while they were charging. Over at its United Kingdom website, Samsung has attempted to put fears to rest regarding its "explosive" Galaxy Note 7 phablet. In two of the most recent cases, a house caught fire after the Note 7 was left charging in the garage, and a Jeep vehicle went up in flames with the smartphone ...

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Apple ditches earphone jack with iPhone 7

Thanks to our sponsor Speck and its brand new line of iPhone 7 cases available now. As is usually the case, Apple's website tends to get bogged down by the countless requests flowing in all at the same time. Finally, a new set of speakers will adorn the bottom of the device, providing a high range of sound that is twice as loud as the iPhone 6. Eliminating the standard analog jack freed up some space inside the new iPhones, allowing Apple to increase the battery size and add ...

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Hillary Clinton finally holds a press conference

Trump was asked about Russian President Vladimir Putin's praise for him. Meanwhile, Trump takes 59 percent of white voters, to 36 percent for Clinton. "We'll see what happens". From a factual standpoint, Noyes added that Clinton's " substance wasn't great, and demeanor, she looked irritated, she looked testy " whereas if she had navigated her way through questions about her e-mail scandal more " crisply ", her friends in the press " would have been saying she hit a home run out of the ...

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Everything you need to know about Apple's new headphones

Rumours about Apple removing the headphone port have been flying around the web for months. They will be available in India exactly a month later, from October 7. We expect this pricing to be at least R10,000 more given that the USA price difference is $120 between the two . It sounds enticing, but the deal deserves some closer scrutiny so that you know what you're getting into.

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Jason Bourne faces backlash in China over 3D version

The Universal Pictures' China branch has issued a statement saying it is is working on adding more 2D screenings of " Jason Bourne " in Chinese theatres. The one blessing is that the Bourne movies have always strictly been 2D - until now. "The 3D version is often encouraged in China as the country considers it a technological advancement".

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Giraffes are four species, not one: reveals genetic analysis

Analysis of DNA evidence from all of the now recognised nine sub-species found that there is not just one species of giraffe but enough genetic differences to recognise four distinct species. Currently, the animals are located as a " least concern " animal at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). This composite image shows members of the four different giraffe species.

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China firmly opposes North Korea nuclear test

The 5.0 magnitude natural disaster Friday is the largest of the four past quakes associated with North Korean nuclear tests, according to South Korea's weather agency. Japan's top government spokesman said on Friday that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has instructed the relevant ministries to collect and analyse information regarding North Korea .

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Galaxy Note 7: Samsung announces global recall over exploding battery issue

The official elaborated that the battery issue affecting Samsung's new Galaxy Note 7 handset accounts for "less than 0.1 percent of the entire volume sold", and added: "The problem can be simply resolved by changing the battery, but we'll come up with convincing measures for our consumers".

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Most Americans think Clinton will win debate

About 6 in 10 said they thought Obama would be the better debater over both John McCain and Mitt Romney. According to Suffolk, 41% of North Carolina voters said they have a favorable opinion of Trump , the Republican presidential nominee, while 49% said they have an unfavorable opinion.

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Putin, Obama Meet on Sidelines of G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China

They appealed for stepped up aid for surging global numbers of refugees and their host countries. China hopes its status as this year's G-20 leader will increase its influence in global economic management. Obama didn't detail the trouble spots, although he suggested the US has concerns about Russian Federation holding up its end of the bargain and enforcing the terms.

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'Willy Wonka' Actor Gene Wilder Dead at 83

You can tell Brooks is legitimately broken up about it, saying how, even though he knew his friend would be going soon, it's still weird that he can't call him on the phone. His late wife Ann Bancroft was staring in a production of " Mother Courage " and Wilder was cast as the chaplain. Gene asked Mel an honest question on why people we laughing at him and Mel decided to make a joke, suggesting Gene look in a mirror and blame God! It always gave you a glimpse into what the character was ...

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National Park Service Celebrates 100th Birthday

The park service has also launched a campaign called find your park with the goal to help people find their own national parks and discover the outdoors. If we lose our national parks, we lose our history. You don't have to have a virtual reality headset to enjoy the 360-degree experience, but it'll certainly increase the immersion factor versus scrolling around the scene with your mouse in a normal Web browser.

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Asteroid Bennu getting first visitor in billions of years

Despite the recent SpaceX rocket mishap at Cape Canaveral, NASA still intends to push through with its asteroid-sampling mission, which is scheduled to launch from the same Florida facility next week. By using various instruments on board, including a special laser made by the Canadian Space Agency and Michael Daly of Toronto's York University, they'll scan the asteroid to see where it's safe to land, and where there might be "rubble" to pick up, said Cloutis.

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Wells Fargo Must Pay $185M in Fines; Wheeling Office Not Impacted

In a press release issued Thursday, Wells Fargo stated that they "regret and take responsibility for any instances where customers may have received a product that they did not request". "Unchecked incentives can lead to serious consumer harm, and that is what happened here", said Richard Cordray, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau .

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In Super Bowl rematch, late missed FG lifts Denver over Carolina

He was sacked three times. On the other side was second-year Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian, who had never taken a snap in a regular-season game. "It's not like we haven't been in a dogfight before". If the Broncos are going to be a Super Bowl contender this season, their running game has got to be unbelievably strong.

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NASA spacecraft heads off to asteroid to bring back samples

NASA and scientists have plenty of other objectives for OSIRIS REx , but its prospect of finding billions-years-old chemical evidence in one of the few places that might have it - almost eternally wandering asteroids - opens all sorts of prospects of scientific study on the origins of life.

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Sony unveils new Playstation 4

Firstly, Microsoft has now confirmed the Scorpio will include a UHD drive (capable of playing 4K Blu-Ray discs), which the PS4 Pro doesn't . In a press release published yesterday, the Japanese company shared that the new console will deliver 4.2 teraflops of computing power, which is more than twice the power than the 1,84 teraflops of the original PS4.

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Nicola Sturgeon reveals she conceived at 40 but tragically lost the baby

But she added: "While I take nothing for granted, I suspect support for independence will be even higher if it becomes clear that it is the best or only way to protect our interests". Sturgeon has pledged to explore all of the options for securing Scotland's status in Europe - including, if necessary, another vote on independence.

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No change in OSIRIS-REx Asteroid-Sampling Mission launch

NASA's groundbreaking seven-year mission with OSIRIS-REx, a robotic spacecraft, is about to launch. OSIRIS-REx is set to return to Earth in September 2023. The mission "advances our more practical goals of understanding the resources of the near earth Solar System-as well as the hazards", Jeffrey Grossman, a mission scientist, said at a press conference last month.

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Trump denies supporting Iraq war

Though Trump and Clinton did not appear onstage together at the USS Intrepid museum in NY, the NBC News forum was a debate in all but name and came fewer than three weeks before the candidates' first debate. Some of those Republicans will join Clinton Friday for what she dubbed a "working session" on the threat of terrorism. Lauer might have pointed out that it was George W.

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Congress needs to move on Zika

The study - supported in part by the Canadian Institute of Health Research and the US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (BioMosiac program) - investigated the risks of the introduction of Zika virus by travellers from endemic areas in the Americas and further transmission in resource-limited countries in Africa and the Asia-Pacific region.


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