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Bernie Sanders: Trump 'Touched a Nerve,' FBI Involvement 'Unacceptable' Bernie Sanders: Trump 'Touched a Nerve,' FBI Involvement 'Unacceptable'
- November 15, 2016

Greg Abbott (R). As the Democrats continue to assess the state of their party after Donald Trump's stunning win over Hillary Clinton, Senator Bernie Sanders on Monday urged them to change the way they do business and to reconnect with white working class people . (more...)
Monday's supermoon will be extra super
- November 15, 2016

The moment marks the closest the full moon will get to Earth since January 26, 1948, according to NASA. According to Space.com, while the supermoon was at its peak in the USA this morning, you will be able to spot the moon bigger and brighter than usual throughout the overnight hours Monday, heading into Tuesday. (more...)
Fernando Alonso: Toto Wolff 'doing his job' by calling Jos Verstappen
- November 15, 2016

My main message for Jos was that he should come to the races again because he seems to be the only guy that Max really listens to and respects", Wolff said after the Friday practice sessions at the Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace, as quoted by The Times . (more...)
Trump's presidency may be an unnatural disaster for the environment
- November 15, 2016

Trump's advisers are considering ways to bypass a theoretical four-year procedure for leaving the accord, according to the source, who works on Trump's transition team for global energy and climate policy. The Paris Agreement is a universal climate accord first adopted on December 12 at last year's UN Conference on Climate Change - Conference of Parties 21 (COP-21). (more...)
Braves, knuckleballer Dickey reach 1-year deal
- November 15, 2016

The past season, Colon pitched for the New York Mets, ending with a 15-8 record and a 3.43 ERA. Those quality innings were in short supply for Atlanta last season. He won the Cy Young on the back of a season where he looked nearly effortlessly dominant, with a 2.73 ERA over 33 starts, and an NL leading 230 strikeouts. (more...)
Obama says Trump soon to face sobering 'reality' check
- November 15, 2016

During his meeting with Trump, Obama said Trump "expressed a great interest in maintaining our core strategic relationships", including "strong and robust NATO" partnerships. The weeklong tour was planned when it seemed certain Hillary Clinton would win the contest and was created to reassure the world that the USA had regained its footing after a toxic campaign. (more...)
Largest supermoon in 70 years visible tonight
- November 15, 2016

The last time a full moon was this close to earth was in 1948, while in 1912 it was even larger, coming 134 kilometres closer to earth. Because the lunar orbit is oval-shaped, the moon is closer to the earth during certain times of the month. (more...)
Trump could pull out of global climate accord in a year-lawyers
- November 15, 2016

That means the earliest that Trump could take the USA out of the agreement would be November 4, 2020. Whether the United States will withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change after U.S. "China is acting on climate for the benefit of its own people", said Erik Solheim, executive director of the UN Environment Programme. "Before, we were told our job would be to use the next months to try to push the Hillary Clinton administration to do more when it came to climate change", she ... (more...)
Supermoon means flooding for Lowcountry Supermoon means flooding for Lowcountry
- November 15, 2016

The rain will compound the problem if it was raining in addition to the higher than normal tides that we have. "Since records began in 1996 at Virginia Key, the top four high-water events have all been associated with nearby hurricanes, and typically ones that coincided with the September and October king tides", Mr. (more...)
Electric Jaguar SUV highlights auto industry's cross currents
- November 15, 2016

LOS ANGELES Nov 14 A lot of unusual things can be found in Los Angeles, but a battery-powered Jaguar sport utility vehicle is something new even for Southern California. With celebrities including Michelle Rodriguez (Fast and Furious), Miranda Kerr and James Corden ( Carpool Karaoke ) in attendance, the vehicle's designers, Ian Callum and Ian Hoban, introduced the next-gen electric vehicle. (more...)
Demonetization of Rs500, Rs1,000 notes has led to financial chaos: Bank unions
- November 15, 2016

The cash will be replenished multiple times in a day. Stressing on utilising the services of post offices, which has huge penetration in rural areas, Das said, "There are about 1.3 lakh branch post offices in the country. They also sought deployment of bank staff on shift basis, uniform instructions to be sent by IBA to all banks on payment of overtime wages/compensation amount and special care to be taken by banks while asking lady employees/officers to work in late hours. (more...)
Roethlisberger believes team is undisciplined and not accountable (0:43)
- November 15, 2016

Romo has been inactive all season with a back injury, but is expected to return against the Baltimore Ravens next week, after returning to practice last week . "He gets in there and knows how to dissect and has all of that experience". Doug Baldwin caught three touchdown passes from Russell Wilson, including a 15-yarder for the final margin. (more...)
Bernie Sanders Says He May Run For President Again In 2020 Bernie Sanders Says He May Run For President Again In 2020
- November 15, 2016

After eight years, voters are ready for change, and this year, they were in a particularly sour mood. Meanwhile, the other panelist, Jim Walsh, with the Security Studies Program at MIT, claimed that despite Clinton's surprising defeat , the future belongs to the Democrats who mostly enjoy the support of educated voters. (more...)
2016 on track for hottest year on record
- November 15, 2016

Average temperatures for the year were set to hit about 1.2 Celsius (2.16 degrees Fahrenheit) over pre-Industrial Revolution levels - meaning that 16 of the 17 hottest years on record were this century, said the UN's World Meteorological Organization (WMO). (more...)
Obama: I don't think Trump is 'ideological,' but he is pragmatic
- November 15, 2016

Where does that leave the president's party once he leaves office? In his White House meeting with Trump last week, Obama said the Republican "expressed a great interest in maintaining our core strategic relationships", including "strong and robust NATO" partnerships". (more...)
Climate momentum will continue: US envoy on Trump vote Climate momentum will continue: US envoy on Trump vote
- November 15, 2016

The Paris Agreement on climate change legally took effect November 4. "The Paris Agreement carries an enormous amount of weight and credibility", Espinosa told a news conference. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, in an exclusive interview to AFP, said: "He has made a lot of worrying statements, but I am sure that he will understand the whole importance and seriousness and urgency". (more...)
Champion Cavaliers honored at White House
- November 15, 2016

Kevin Love notched his fourth straight double-double (sixth of the season, 335th of career) with 17 points (15 in the first quarter) on 6-10 (.600) shooting, 11 rebounds and four assists in 26 minutes. Dan Vincent, first row far left, joins the rest of the Cleveland Cavaliers organization at the White House in Washington , D.C. where they were greeted by President Barack Obama on Thursday. (more...)
Brightest supermoon since 1948 fills the sky
- November 15, 2016

A supermoon can appear as much as 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than the average full moon , according to NASA . The Super Moon passes over Nelson during an overcast evening, It's the closest the Moon has been to Earth since 1948, at a distance of 356,508kms. (more...)
Opponents of pipeline plan protests across US
- November 15, 2016

The Obama Administration has been supportive in the past of the protection of tribal lands. Marchers held signs saying, "People over profit", "Oil and water don't mix", and "Water is life". "I'm not gonna win that argument with you because pipelines do leak". The tribe fears that should the pipeline rupture, it would contaminate their freshwater supply.Saturday's proceedings began with a drum chant and a series of Indigenous speakers. (more...)
Snapchat's Spectacles are now on sale near Big Sur in California Snapchat's Spectacles are now on sale near Big Sur in California
- November 15, 2016

The first vending machine showed up in Venice Beach on Thursday morning. But anyone trying to buy a pair of the glasses will have to act fast. Snap, an $18 billion company which makes the popular messaging app Snapchat , has made its foray into hardware with glasses equipped with a camera on it that connects wirelessly to a smartphone to take and send "snaps" - the company's terms for video and photo messages sent on its app. (more...)

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