• Burning of fossil fuels worldwide set to hit record high in 2017
Burning of fossil fuels worldwide set to hit record high in 2017

These startling facts came to light in the 2017 Global Carbon Budget was published by the Global Carbon Project in journals Nature Climate Change , Environmental Research Letters and Earth System Science Data Discussions . For the first time in five years, USA coal use is projected to rise. "The slowdown in emissions growth from 2014 to 201...

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  • Sessions: 'Always told the truth' regarding Russian Federation contacts
Sessions: 'Always told the truth' regarding Russian Federation contacts

Rep. John Conyers Jr., D-Mich., went through Sessions's public statements on Russia-related matters, highlighting instances in which what Sessions said did not comport with other evidence. And he will be bracing for an onslaught of lawmakers' questions about how much he knew of that outreach during last year's White House campaign. "Each of those a...

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  • Shooting near elementary school kills at least three; children among injured
Shooting near elementary school kills at least three; children among injured

An officer told ABC News the shooter , who wielded two handguns and a semi-automatic rifle, appeared to randomly pick his targets. "A number of students" were taken on a medevac from the area, Johnston said, and the school has been cleared.

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  • AC-130 Gunship Simulator screenshot apparently proves the USA works with ISIS
AC-130 Gunship Simulator screenshot apparently proves the USA works with ISIS

Russia's military admitted Tuesday that footage it initially claimed showed cooperation between the US and the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in Syria actually originated from a computer game, but defended its findings with alternative evidence .

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  • Same-sex marriage victory: what happens next?
Same-sex marriage victory: what happens next?

Newspoll results published yesterday saw the Yes vote climb to 63 per cent. The Turnbull government has promised to move a bill in parliament if there is a majority Yes vote in support of same-sex marriage. The prime minister is urging lawmakers to pass a marriage equality bill before Christmas - a call backed by business leaders including Aus...

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  • Cypriot leader hails signing of permanent structured cooperation pact
Cypriot leader hails signing of permanent structured cooperation pact

Mogherini, EU military chiefs and the European Defence Agency will then evaluate whether the plans are being respected. The pact will allow member states to jointly develop defence capabilities, invest in joint projects and enhance the operational readiness and contribution of their armed forces.

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  • Deployment of U.S. carrier groups raise nuclear war threat: North Korea
Deployment of U.S. carrier groups raise nuclear war threat: North Korea

President Trump is now in the Philippines for the ASEAN Summit, the last leg of his Asia tour. It's odd, one minute Kim is talking about nuclear war, testing missiles, then he calls Trump "old". "Every step you take down this dark path increases the peril you face". A spokesman for North Korea's foreign ministry published a lengthy and inc...

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  • Mall of America says stabbing incident 'isolated'
Mall of America says stabbing incident 'isolated'

When officers arrived, they learned the incident started after a theft was interrupted. The second victim was stabbed after trying to intervene. Speaking at a news briefing Sunday night, Bloomington Police officials described how the suspect snuck into the men's room - as they were modeling outfits for friends outside - and tried swiping some o...

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  • West Indies commits to T20 series in Pakistan in March
West Indies commits to T20 series in Pakistan in March

The two cricket boards signed an agreement to also meet in T20s for the next five years. The tour was initially supposed to happen in November this year but has had to be rescheduled due to unforeseen circumstances. The chairman lauded PSL's role in promoting Pakistan cricket, saying that the league is Pakistan's answer to rest of the world as lo...

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  • Macron Says France Disagrees with Saudi Arabia on Iran
Macron Says France Disagrees with Saudi Arabia on Iran

Obama's successor Trump decertified the deal last month and slapped sanctions on Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards. " There is no direct link between nuclear and ballistic programs of Iran in the text [of the agreement ]", Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said in October.

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  • Saudi-led strikes hit defence ministry in Yemen capital
Saudi-led strikes hit defence ministry in Yemen capital

Two air strikes targeted the ministry late on Friday and plumes of smoke could be seen billowing from the building, the rebel media network Al Masirah quoted witnesses as saying. The missile which was intercepted on November 4 has escalated tensions between regional foes Saudi Arabia and Iran, which Riyadh blames for supplying the missile to the Ho...

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  • 16 drowned in Krishna river as boat capsizes
16 drowned in Krishna river as boat capsizes

The incident comes days after at least 9 people were killed in similar incidents in Vaishali and Samastipur districts of Bihar. Local fishermen at Ferry swung into action immediately and rescued 15 passengers. Most of the victims are believed to be from Ongole and Nellore. The bodies were shifted to the government general hospital for post-mort...

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  • Trump trades grade school insults with Kim Jong
Trump trades grade school insults with Kim Jong

It is the first such United States triple-carrier drill in the region for a decade. The post came in response to the country's foreign ministry calling Trump "an old lunatic" over his speech in South Korea. President Trump and the leader of North Korea, Kim Jong un, have traded insults publicly, with the latest juvenile interaction suggesting that ...

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  • US Special Counsel Reportedly Probing Plot To Hand Over Turkish Cleric Gulen
US Special Counsel Reportedly Probing Plot To Hand Over Turkish Cleric Gulen

News is reporting that "the meeting allegedly took place in Washington the evening of September 20" a year ago and "was arranged by his lobbying firm, the Flynn Intel Group". That period is a grey area when it comes to paid work for foreign interests, but if the arrangement was carried through past inauguration in January, Flynn could face briber...

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  • US, S Korea begin joint Naval drills
US, S Korea begin joint Naval drills

The three carriers will be likely together in the drills around Monday. The governments should also tell North Korea that should it "instead take a step in the right direction", the U.S., South Korea and the rest of the worldwide community are "ready to present a brighter future".

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  • No odd-even without exemptions, says Delhi government
No odd-even without exemptions, says Delhi government

You should have done this earlier if you wanted to. The Delhi cabinet went into a huddle and reached a consensus that given the load it would put on Delhi's transport system and pose a threat to women's security, it would not be feasible to go ahead , As Reported By TOI .

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  • India Inc. welcomes reduction in GST tax rates
India Inc. welcomes reduction in GST tax rates

Seeking to put a Congress stamp on the changes to the GST, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Friday said that representatives from party-ruled states will "force changes" to the indirect tax regime at the GST Council meeting in Guwahati .

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  • Staley High School students give hero's welcome ahead of Veterans Day
Staley High School students give hero's welcome ahead of Veterans Day

Ryan Prat said. Sharon Webb, a military flight nurse who works at the Martinsburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center, was the guest speaker for the hour-long program, which featured performances of patriotic music by the school's seventh- and eighth-grade chorus, strings and band.

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  • NRSC ends fundraising agreement with Roy Moore
NRSC ends fundraising agreement with Roy Moore

Now the Washington Post has published the allegations of women claiming Moore sought romantic and even physical relationships with them when he was in his 30's and they were younger than 18. The question this poll can not really answer is the level of detail about the allegations against Moore that voters absorbed the day they were released - pre...

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  • Hurt After Car Deliberately Rams People in Southern France
Hurt After Car Deliberately Rams People in Southern France

All three are thought to be of Chinese origin. He has been arrested. BFMTV said the man was known to police for previous non- terror crimes. Saint Exupery School includes postgraduate courses in commerce, computer science, communication, journalism, communication and real estate.

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  • Russian Federation to amend law to classify U.S. media 'foreign agents'
Russian Federation to amend law to classify U.S. media 'foreign agents'

Pyotr Tolstoy, deputy speaker of the Duma in charge of information policy, said on his Facebook account that the retaliatory measures might also be applied to foreign social media networks. "These are not media, but propaganda tools with 100 percent funding from the USA budget", Pushkov was quoted as saying. The status, which applies to several s...

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  • Roy Moore: Alabama Senate candidate denies child sex abuse
Roy Moore: Alabama Senate candidate denies child sex abuse

Senate in Alabama , said during a debate on September 21 that "crime, corruption, immorality, abortion, sodomy, sexual perversion sweep our land". One woman who spoke to The Washington Post said Moore initiated a sexual encounter with her when she was 14 and he was in his 30s, while three other women accused Moore of trying to start romant...

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  • Twitter Stops All Verification Requests After Approving Charlottesville Organizer's Account
Twitter Stops All Verification Requests After Approving Charlottesville Organizer's Account

Two days later, Twitter announced it will review its process for verifying users and in the meantime, nobody new would be verified. It still doesn't explain why Kessler's account was verified - and regardless of the reasoning, outrage around this move is spreading quickly.

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  • Three-Carrier Strike Force Exercise to Commence in Western Pacific
Three-Carrier Strike Force Exercise to Commence in Western Pacific

US defense officials noted recently the presence of the three USA carriers in the region was reassuring allies, even though it was long scheduled. The strike force plans to conduct air defense drills, sea surveillance, replenishments at sea, defensive air combat training, close in-coordinated maneuvers, and other training.

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  • USA isolated after Syria signs up to Paris climate pact
USA isolated after Syria signs up to Paris climate pact

US President Donald Trump , who has expressed doubts that man-made greenhouse gas emissions are the prime cause of global warming, announced in June that he meant to pull out and instead promote US coal and oil industries. "We want the United States in too". If emissions are reduced as spelled out in the agreement, scientists and policymakers sa...

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  • Japan's 'black widow' sentenced to death over poisonings
Japan's 'black widow' sentenced to death over poisonings

She was expressionless as the verdict was read out in a hearing yesterday, local media reported. First diagnosed with mild dementia in 2016, Kakehi said she had trouble remembering events shortly after her arrest. She later registered with a matchmaking service, specifically asking to meet wealthy men with an annual income of more than ¥10 mill...

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  • TCU put on 'high alert,' lockdown after reported road rage incident
TCU put on 'high alert,' lockdown after reported road rage incident

Police caught him a short time later. According to TCU 360, shots were fired after a dispute between shuttle drivers. The unidentified suspect was described as a black male, wearing a white shirt, black trousers, driving TCU shuttle #24171.

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  • Rockford officer dead after traffic stop goes awry
Rockford officer dead after traffic stop goes awry

During the stop, Cox made a radio transmission indicating he needed assistance. Cox's body was escorted by Rockford Police officers from OSF to the coroner's office earlier this morning. Rockford police have not confirmed if the suspect did in fact take Cox's gun. He received an honorable discharge from the U.S. Army National Guard in 2010, and t...

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  • Rams Rout Hapless Giants, 51-17, in Rainy Game at the Meadowlands
Rams Rout Hapless Giants, 51-17, in Rainy Game at the Meadowlands

And this embarrassing loss was in front of a home crowd that berated Mara's team with boos throughout the beatdown. The winless Browns and San Francisco 49ers are the two others. The Giants had 319 yards of offense, made 17 first downs, and ran for 111 yards. Eli Manning was responsible for two turnovers, one on a lost fumble and another on an ...

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