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India ratifies Paris climate treaty: Here's all you need to know
- October 04, 2016

Dave had yesterday said the decision to ratify the Paris climate change agreement was taken after a lot of deliberation and with a view to give the world a message that India is fast becoming a superpower. India, which accounts for 4.1 per cent of global emissions and is the third largest carbon-emitting country, has not agreed to cap or cut emissions outright like some. (more...)
SpaceX's Elon Musk Turns to Science Fiction for Mars Ship SpaceX's Elon Musk Turns to Science Fiction for Mars Ship
- October 04, 2016

To get them there and to build the colony, it would take between 40 and 100 years - or about 10,000 flights with 100 people per flight. "This journey will require the best and the brightest minds from government and industry, and the fact that Mars is a major topic of discussion is very encouraging". (more...)
Tokyo shares up by break as Deutsche Bank woes ease
- October 04, 2016

Germany's DAX was closed for a holiday on Monday, meaning the focus for Deutsche Bank trading will be on its US -listed shares. Deutsche Bank shares touched a record low last month after the US Department of Justice requested US$14 billion (S$19 billion) to settle a probe into the sale of residential mortgage-backed securities, more than twice what the lender has set aside for litigation. (more...)
Millitants had plans to carry out Uri-type terror strike: BSF Millitants had plans to carry out Uri-type terror strike: BSF
- October 04, 2016

The security establishment believes that the men who attacked the army camp in Baramulla could be part of a group of terrorists who sneaked into the Kashmir Valley much before the Uri attack. Home Minister Rajnath Singh and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval discussed the incident and necessary instructions have been given to the forces. (more...)
South Australia Storms Leave State Without Power
- October 04, 2016

But Weatherill accused Frydenburg of "playing politics" with a crisis and said it could have happened anywhere. Uprooted trees are seen near a local church that was damaged following wild weather in the town of Blyth, South Australia. Federal Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg will bring the state and territory energy ministers together within weeks to discuss ways of avoiding the cascading effect of power blackouts and how to better manage the shift to renewable energy. (more...)
Congregation will celebrate Rosh Hashanah
- October 04, 2016

Are they living up to their potential? "On the right we hear some racist things that are scary", she said. Nathan will discuss how Jews tend to see themselves - as a tiny portion of the world's people who have suffered millennia of persecution and continue to be marginalized - and how others often see Jews - as powerful and influential, both in the USA and in the Middle East. (more...)
President Sargsyan congratulates Jewish community on Rosh Hashanah
- October 04, 2016

Tuesday, Oct.11 and the Yom Kippur morning service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct.12. - Rabbi Michael Joseph is rabbi of Temple Shir Shalom in Gainesville. "There's this whole ramping up that we should explain", Mr. Becker said. "As Jews we have a lot of experience living at this nexus". "I know very well that you may look at Israel and not see yourself in the mirror", Rivlin said. (more...)
SpaceX Runs Down All Rocket Explosion Leads, Sabotage Included SpaceX Runs Down All Rocket Explosion Leads, Sabotage Included
- October 04, 2016

He said the company had not ruled out the potential of sabotage. As industry officials who spoke on condition of anonymity told the Washington Post , SpaceX was following up on "something suspicious" it had seen while reviewing video footage of the rocket explosion - a weird shadow and a white spot on the roof of the ULA building, which sits about 1.6km from the launch pad. (more...)
Mommy Dearest | Lucifer Mommy Dearest | Lucifer "Liar, Liar, Slutty Dress on Fire" Review
- October 04, 2016

We could see some of this change play out on the next new episode of the show entitled "Sin-Eater", which is going to be coming your way in just seven days' time. And while " Charlotte " obviously creates a disturbance in the force, her existence can also be contrasted with the how other dynamics of the show have been built over a season. (more...)
Mars crust contributed to makeup of its atmosphere Mars crust contributed to makeup of its atmosphere
- October 04, 2016

After collecting drilled rock powder in arguably the most scenic landscape yet visited by a Mars rover, NASA's Curiosity mobile laboratory is driving toward uphill destinations as part of its two-year mission extension that commenced October 1. (more...)
Latest Google Pixel images, specs leak in listings
- October 04, 2016

Those pages have since been taken offline, though some the content is still available to view by looking at cached versions in a Google search. Based on what we've seen of them so far , are you interested in Google's Pixel phones? Google's october 4 event will be held simultaneously in San Francisco and London. (more...)
European markets rise as UK stocks benefit from pound drop
- October 04, 2016

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 1.12 percent, or 183.53 points to 16,633.37 by the break, while the Topix index of all first section shares was up 1.02 percent, or 13.50 points, at 1,336.28. Peter Nerby, senior vice-president at Moody's, calculated that Deutsche could face a settlement of between $1.1bn and $5.7bn by analysing the size of agreements the DoJ has reached with USA banks. (more...)
India Validates Historic Paris Climate Pact at UN
- October 04, 2016

India ratifies the Paris Agreement on climate change. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said, India's ratification of the agreement moves the world an important step closer towards achieving the goal of entering the landmark deal into force this year. (more...)
US suspends talks with Russia on Syria ceasefire
- October 04, 2016

Earnest said Russian Federation had lost credibility by "making a series of commitments without any indication they were committed to following them", accusing Russian Federation and its Syrian regime allies of trying "to bomb civilian populations into submission". (more...)
Trump builds substantial lead in Ohio poll - highlights of the latest polls
- October 04, 2016

Hillary Clinton was back in OH for the first time since Labor Day on Monday. He said Clinton is a champion for children and is running on a message of "hope and unity". "During every campaign, there comes a moment in time where you feel the train leaving the tracks", said Republican strategist Rick Tyler. "What is he hiding?" He also dispatched several surrogates to mount his defense. (more...)
Major hurricane a threat to Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba
- October 04, 2016

There are also fears the heavy rain could cause mudslides. Scott declared the state of emergency on Monday afternoon. Our models have been trending farther west, but still the majority of them keep it just off the coast of SC, and making landfall near Wilmington or the Outer Banks region early on Saturday. (more...)
Investment firms Henderson and Janus to combine
- October 04, 2016

The acquisition of Janus Capital Group (JNS) by London-based Henderson Group Plc (HGG.London) for about $2.6 billion marks the latest defensive move by active managers trying to fend off the attack by lower-cost passively-managed strategies that continue to woo investors. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8 release date, specs: Samsung to focus on VR support Samsung Galaxy S8 release date, specs: Samsung to focus on VR support
- October 04, 2016

A recent leak suggests that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 is going to be a power-packed device. Through this technology, there's a huge possibility that Samsung may soon release smartphones that could take water resistance to a new level. (more...)
Thousands to pay final respects to Israel's Shimon Peres Thousands to pay final respects to Israel's Shimon Peres
- October 04, 2016

Peres, called one of the founding fathers of the state of Israel and hailed for a career built on promoting peace between Arabs and Jews, died at the age of 93 after being hospitalized for a major stroke, his family announced Wednesday morning Israel time. (more...)
IPhone 7 has the worst battery IPhone 7 has the worst battery
- October 04, 2016

Here, Apple was closer to its competitors than it was with making calls. September has been a really busy month in the smartphone market, with a major tech event held in Berlin, the launch of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus , as well as the recall of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7. (more...)

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