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NASA spacecraft will aim straight for sun in 2018

NASA spacecraft will aim straight for sun in 2018

The space agency made the announcement during a news conference and a ceremony at the University of Chicago . The sun's outer atmosphere , called the corona , is unstable and produces solar...

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Trump may quit climate accord

Trump may quit climate accord

Abandoning the pact would isolate the USA from a raft of worldwide allies who spent years negotiating the 2015 agreement to fight global warming and pollution by reducing carbon emissions in almost 20...

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Pittsburgh Mayor Rejects Trump Citing The City To Support Climate Decision

Pittsburgh Mayor Rejects Trump Citing The City To Support Climate Decision

Should the United States pull out of the pact and seek to protect old-school jobs in coal and oil, it would risk losing the chance to lead the world in developing environmentally friendly technology -...

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Several public figures voice concern over Trump's withdrawal from Paris Agreement

Several public figures voice concern over Trump's withdrawal from Paris Agreement

Calculations suggest withdrawal could release up to 3 billion additional tons of carbon dioxide a year - enough to melt ice sheets faster, raise seas higher and trigger more extreme weather. According...

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Vladimir Putin denies Russian involvement in hacking

WikiLeaks dumped the hacked emails online in two releases last July and October. This is not the first time that Putin has seemingly borrowed language from Trump to deny his government's attack on...

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Donald Trump 'set to withdraw from climate change deal'

It is unclear whether Trump has the votes. "The journey from Paris is well underway", Guterres said . Withdrawing would leave just the U.S. and Russian Federation among the world's industrialised...

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Trump to announce United States pullout from climate accord

Our successful cooperation on issues like emissions trading and clean technologies are bearing fruit. Peskov said Russian Federation has yet to see what announcement Trump makes. People are starti...

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Trump 'to withdraw' from Paris climate pact

He said he hoped the U.S. could renegotiate the deal to make it better for America. Under former President Barack Obama , the US had agreed under the accord to reduce polluting emissions by about...

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Trump pulls US from Paris climate pact

During the campaign, Trump said the accord would cost the USA economy trillions of dollars with no tangible benefit. "The United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord", Trump said to ...

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Trump to announce decision on Paris climate deal

Now, the USA may fall further from that goal. President Donald Trump may abandon US pledges to reduce carbon emissions, but global economic realities ensure he is unlikely to reverse the accelerat...

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What would Paris climate deal look like without US?

According to the Associated Press, a White House official has said-on condition of anonymity-that Trump is expected to withdraw the USA from the agreement, but there may be some "caveats in the lang...

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Ivanka Putting "Intense" Pressure On Dad To Not Withdraw From Climate Deal

To date, 147 out of the 197 countries have ratified the accord , including the USA, where the accord entered into force last November. Something tells us this won't be the last of President Trump...

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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen rolls out World's largest Airplane

Allen's vision of normalizing access to low Earth orbit ", Stratolaunch Systems Corporation CEO Jean Floyd said in a statement . Floyd said current testing will "prioritize the safety of our ...

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Cuomo: State will abide by Paris accord regardless of Trump

Cuomo: State will abide by Paris accord regardless of Trump

According to a report in Axios, which broke the news of Trump's reported climate change pact decision , Trump was influenced by a letter from 22 leading Republican senators, including Senate Majori...

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Trump to Announce Plans to Withdraw From Paris Climate Change Accord

But the national targets are voluntary, leaving room for the USA and the almost 200 other countries in the agreement to alter their commitments. Several of his top aides have opposed the action, too...

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Trump Announces America Will Withdraw From Paris Climate Agreement

Trump Announces America Will Withdraw From Paris Climate Agreement

Politico has reported that Trump's administration has already sent word out to officials that America "will pull out of the Paris climate agreement". That means the USA could stay in the accord...

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Elon Musk to Trump: It's the Paris accord or me

Elon Musk to Trump: It's the Paris accord or me

Trump is expected to withdraw from the Paris Agreement , according to two senior U.S. officials familiar with his plans. Senior U.S. officials said earlier on Wednesday that President Donald Tru...

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NASA spacecraft will aim straight for sun next year

NASA spacecraft will aim straight for sun next year

These instruments will be used during its trajectory, which will see it use seven Venus flybys over almost seven years to gradually shrink its orbit around the run, coming as close as 3.7 million mi...

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Leaving climate deal likely wouldn't add USA jobs

Leaving climate deal likely wouldn't add USA jobs

President Donald Trump appears to be set to pull out of. Trump has publicly shown his displeasure with the Paris Agreement , more recently at the G7 Summit when Trump reused to support global effort...

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May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with United Kingdom vote 1 week away

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says he will take part in a seven-way BBC general election debate later. Ms Rudd told viewers: "The only question to consider is who should be in No 10 to steer B...

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Trump set to announce decision on global climate pact

Trump set to announce decision on global climate pact

With the decision on whether the United States will withdraw from the Paris Agreement expected in the next few days (as Donald Trump indicated Wednesday), many are weighing in this week on w...

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3 ways Trump could dump Paris climate agreement

3 ways Trump could dump Paris climate agreement

By withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement , President Trump is putting this country against every other nation on Earth with the exception of Syria and Nicaragua. Clinton echoed arguments co...

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Scientists say Antarctic shelf close to calving huge iceberg

Scientists say Antarctic shelf close to calving huge iceberg

Scientists have been monitoring the crack in Larsen C for several years, but the rift experienced a major growth spurt this past December when it lengthened by 12 miles (20 km). Continued destabliza...

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Trump says U.S. will pull out of Paris climate agreement

The pullout will align the United States with Syria and Nicaragua as the world's only non-participants in the accord . In a televised address from the White House Rose Garden , the preside...

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Donald Trump: Paris climate deal not tough enough on China, India

Donald Trump: Paris climate deal not tough enough on China, India

However, early reports and White House official sources cited by the media yesterday believe that Trump has already chose to withdraw the U.S. Germany said the United States was "harming" the ...

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China will continue with climate pact even if United States pulls out

China will continue with climate pact even if United States pulls out

But Trump's chief White House economic adviser, Gary Cohn, told reporters during the trip overseas that Trump's views on climate change were "evolving" following the president's discussions with Eur...

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Potbelly Corp (PBPB) Stake Lowered by Oxford Asset Management

Potbelly Corp (PBPB) Stake Lowered by Oxford Asset Management

Maxim Group boosted shares of Potbelly Corporation (NDAQ: PBPB ) from a "Hold" rating to a "Buy" rating in analysts note issued on Wednesday morning. Shares for $339,000 were sold by Ewing Anne . ...

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Dispute erupts over US House panel subpoenas for CIA, FBI

President Trump is on the verge of making significant changes to his communications team as senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner faces scrutiny for allegedly trying to establish back-channe...

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Comedian sacked by CNN after Trump severed head photo

Comedian sacked by CNN after Trump severed head photo

Admitting the images were "too disturbing", Griffin said she asked Shields to take down the photo . Cooper tweeted , "For the record, I am appalled by the photo shoot Kathy Griffin took pa...

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In or Out? Trump Revealing Decision on Global Climate Pact

In or Out? Trump Revealing Decision on Global Climate Pact

Trump claimed before taking office that climate change was a "hoax" created by the Chinese to hurt the US economy, an assertion that stands in defiance of broad scientific consensus. But, in bucking t...

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Gov. Brown to Visit China Seeking Climate Change Support

Instead, the USA will "begin negotiations to reenter either the Paris accord or a really entirely new transaction" on terms that he said are fair to US businesses, workers and taxpayers. If so, this...

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Top aide exits as wider White House overhaul expected

A top White House communications staffer has resigned as President Donald Trump considers overhauling his White House staff over frustrations that his team is struggling to contain the burgeoning cr...

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Google Sheets adds automatic charts, Docs & Slides sync, improved shortcuts and more

Google Sheets adds automatic charts, Docs & Slides sync, improved shortcuts and more

This works a lot like Sheet's feature that uses natural language questions in place of complex formulas to pull data from complicated spreadsheets. After adding the machine learning-powered " Explore ...

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Google reportedly launching Chrome ad-blocker

Google reportedly launching Chrome ad-blocker

These plans could still change, the WSJ report notes, but for now the standards for what kinds of ads Google will deem blockable by the filter include those categories covered under the Coalition f...

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Iron Galaxy Announces Extinction for PS4, Xbox One & PC

Iron Galaxy Announces Extinction for PS4, Xbox One & PC

Where things get interesting is when it comes to combating the game's giant enemies. Sentinels are soldiers trained in the ways of an ancient order, and the only ones who have the ability to fight off...

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Investors expect to meet with Exxon on climate-impact report

Investors expect to meet with Exxon on climate-impact report

The outcome of the vote had nonetheless been keenly anticipated, in particular to see how major U.S. fund managers such as Vanguard and BlackRock would vote. The investment firms' approach reflects a ...

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Research Report For Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

HRG Group Inc (NYSE:HRG) has risen 28.87% since June 1, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Exxonmobil Investment Management Inc decreased its stake in Essex Ppty Tr Re...

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Qualcomm announces Quick Charge 4.0+ - faster, cooler and more efficient

Qualcomm announces Quick Charge 4.0+ - faster, cooler and more efficient

The '4.0+' designator is actually something that manufacturers can add to existing Quick Charge 4 .0 devices including battery banks, chargers, phones etc. This extra layer of protection helps ward a...

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Microsoft Paying UK Users To Use Bing

Microsoft Paying UK Users To Use Bing

Created to erode Google's near monopoly in search the incentives initiative is being rolled out in the United Kingdom today following a successful launch in the U.S. Now Microsoft has migrated the o...

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How to Play Overwatch's New Moon Map Right Now

Overwatch Season 5's new Assault Map has yet to be given a full release date but that hasn't stopped Blizzard talking more about the new level. Some think that is is a clue that the next character ...

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