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What will Trump's presidency mean for the historic Paris agreement? What will Trump's presidency mean for the historic Paris agreement?
- November 12, 2016

In theory, the earliest date for withdrawal is November 4, 2020, around the time of the next U.S. presidential election. Stressing that countries need to take "real steps" to develop robust climate plans and worldwide approaches, the ambassador said that European Union states have already begun implementing its Paris commitments. (more...)
What Trump's victory means for the environment (it's not good)
- November 12, 2016

EcoWatch reported that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will be dismantled, and the new cabinet will likely be stacked with pro-business and pro-fossil fuel appointees. Trump 's victories in OH and Pennsylvania, key swing states, were in no small part due to huge turnout in coal mining regions of the state. The Supreme Court may ultimately decide the case, and Trump is likely to appoint a conservative judge who could vote to strike it down. (more...)
Blackmon leads No. 11 Indiana over No. 3 Kansas Blackmon leads No. 11 Indiana over No. 3 Kansas
- November 12, 2016

There are so many different narratives with this IU team this upcoming season. Kansas won that event, while IN went 1-2. Pitino also squared off with IN when he was head coach of the Kentucky Wildcats, and the rivalry between the two teams has always been paramount. (more...)
Balance of power in Congress: Republicans in control Balance of power in Congress: Republicans in control
- November 12, 2016

It's Trump's party now, for better or worse. That's because midterm elections, when a president is not on the ballot, are often cruel to the president's party in Congress . With Republicans controlling Congress , Trump will also be able to nominate a conservative to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court left by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. (more...)
Trending Stocks Alert: American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc. (NYSE:AXL)
- November 12, 2016

The number of shares American Axle & Manufacturing now has in issue is 76,473,000, which have a value of 13.76 per share calculating American Axle & Manufacturing's market capitalisation to 1.05B Dollars. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 0.32 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 1.98, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 2.88 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 6.92. (more...)
Get Cheap Samsung Galaxy S7 on Black Friday 2016 Get Cheap Samsung Galaxy S7 on Black Friday 2016
- November 12, 2016

Last month the Cupertino-based company surprised everyone with a refreshed MacBook but no new iPad. Unconfirmed reports now point to a March release . Industry experts are predicting that the 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2017) will be built around an A10X Fusion processor, which will have a more powerful GPU created to handle the higher screen resolution of a tablet. (more...)
Trump Replaces Christie With Pence as Head of Transition Trump Replaces Christie With Pence as Head of Transition
- November 12, 2016

Vice President -elect Mike Pence has been named the new head of Donald Trump's transition team with Chris Christie being moved down one to be one of six vice chairmen of a transition executive committee. The news came as Trump tweeted earlier Friday "Busy day planned in NY". Trump and Pence do not have a long relationship, but they speak daily now and have throughout the campaign, and Pence has often said he has grown to respect Trump. (more...)
High-res commercial satellite launches from California coast High-res commercial satellite launches from California coast
- November 12, 2016

WorldView-4 is the latest in a series of imaging satellites built by Lockheed Martin. The satellite had originally been targeted for launch in September, but had to delay the launch due to a wildfire that occurred at Vandenberg AFB, which is in part of California which is in a deep drought. (more...)
Place Ravens flourish at expense of winless Browns
- November 12, 2016

Haden Owns Joe: DB Joe Haden intercepted QB Joe Flacco in the third quarter on a pass in the end zone. It was their most lopsided victory since a 20-10 win over Cleveland on December 28, 2014. 10, 2016, in Baltimore . These are the guys and gals who allegedly make their living betting on football games and the like, and they have the ability to move point spreads based on their sizable wagers. (more...)
Warren Buffett: Stocks Will Continue to Prosper Under Trump
- November 12, 2016

So far, a Trump victory has generated nice dividends for Buffett. Warren Buffett was a vocal backer of Hillary Clinton. Later in the interview, when Harlow asked him who was winning in this economy, Buffett was blunt. Standards of living will increase, even with less-than-stellar growth. According to Bloomberg, Buffett added $5.8 billion to his fortune this week, leading gains for the world's wealthiest as he leapt over Spain's Amancio Ortega and Amazon.com Inc. (more...)
November 2016 Xbox One S Deals Nears Black Friday Level November 2016 Xbox One S Deals Nears Black Friday Level
- November 12, 2016

This marks the 4 consecutive occasion that Microsoft has been able to achieve this feat; the ball started rolling in July and has since gained momentum. There's also plenty more options from GAME including a 1TB system with The Division and Gears of War 4 for just £199. The main difference is that the Xbox Scorpio will allow the players to enjoy their favorite game titles in full 4K display. (more...)
Corey Lewandowski, former Trump campaign manager, leaves CNN Corey Lewandowski, former Trump campaign manager, leaves CNN
- November 12, 2016

Lewandowski has been frequently spotted this week at Trump Tower in Manhattan, chatting with senior aides and attending meetings.The news comes as Trump's transition tem begins to take shape. It was fun while it lasted, but Corey Lewandowski is hopping back on the Trump train. Late-night comics had a field day when CNN turned around and hired him. (more...)
A cloudy and cool Veterans Day — FIRST ALERT FORECAST A cloudy and cool Veterans Day — FIRST ALERT FORECAST
- November 12, 2016

A weak cold front is moving south through our area Friday night . Highs for West Michigan will be around 50. For area high school games tonight , temperatures will drop from the 60s into the 50s during game time, so you may want to take a light jacket and blanket for the stadium, but light winds should make for a rather pleasant evening. (more...)
Trump Has A Chance To Pull US Out Of Climate Accord
- November 12, 2016

Accordingly, Trump has announced to shrink the role of the Environmental Protection Agency and to cancel president Obama's Clean Power Act, which forces United States utilities to reduce their greenhouse has emissions. During his first 100 days in office, President-elect Donald Trump says he hopes to make big changes when dealing with the country's energy sector - beginning with the Clean Power Plan . (more...)
No 10 reject claims Farage will be a go-between for Trump No 10 reject claims Farage will be a go-between for Trump
- November 12, 2016

The Daily Telegraph reported that the United Kingdom government would be "forced" to seek Mr Farage's advice because it had no links to the new president's team. "In this country, Trump was utterly discounted and friendless". "I believe that this is a great opportunity for us in the United Kingdom to build on that relationship with America that is of fundamental economic importance to us, but also, great importance for the stability and prosperity of the world", confirmed Johnson. (more...)
Judge denies bid to bar evidence at Trump University trial
- November 12, 2016

Trump lawyer Daniel Petrocelli requested that the case be delayed to accommodate the president-elect's busy schedule while he was transitioning into the Oval Office. A similar class-action complaint has been filed by complainants against Trump and Trump University in San Diego, while a similar lawsuit was filed in NY. (more...)
Apple MacBook Pro Rejects Apple iPhone 7 Accessory Apple MacBook Pro Rejects Apple iPhone 7 Accessory
- November 12, 2016

Also, all models of MacBook Pro offer a USB Type-C port which is great news considering the fast-charging offered through this technology. Incorrect, because according to the latest Geekbench benchmarks, the 2016 13-inch MacBook Pro is approximately 7 percent faster than its predecessor despite featuring a much-lowered clock speed. (more...)
The Paris Agreement on Climate Change
- November 12, 2016

Donald's Trump election as the next USA president may thwart global efforts to effectively tackle climate change. Trump pledged in May to "cancel" the Paris deal. "It's very sad. It's an absolute shock", Dallal told CNN. He could speed the timeline to one year by withdrawing from the original United Nations climate treaty, established in 1992, though such a move would risk considerable diplomatic repercussions. (more...)
Facebook decides that many of us are dead
- November 12, 2016

Benton noted that among the fake headlines he saw on Facebook in the days leading up to the election were stories about Hillary Clinton igniting a civil war, Pope Francis endorsing Trump, and Barack Obama admitting he was born in Kenya. Facebook also announced Friday that marketers placing housing, employment, or credit advertisements will no longer be able to use tools that target people by ethnicity, reflecting concern that the company was violating antidiscrimination laws. (more...)
Australia Just Ratified A Climate Agreement That Won't Work Without Trump
- November 12, 2016

Trump is a climate change denier , even positioning the theory that the whole notion of climate change is a "hoax" and nothing more than a ploy by China to weaken the U.S. "Now that the election campaign has passed and the realities of leadership settle in, I expect he will realize that climate change is a threat to his people and to whole countries which share seas with the USA, including my own", Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine said in a statement. (more...)

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