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R Weather Satellite Launching Today
- November 20, 2016

If you want to get an fantastic glimpse into the space program, and this specific mission, I highly recommend the prelaunch coverage as well. It took about 40 minutes for the rocket to travel the third of a mile between the two. remain strong. The GOES-R satellite will also help to detect distress signals from aircrafts, ships, or personal devices. That is the equivalent of going from an iPhone 3 camera to an iPhone 7 camera overnight. (more...)
Microsoft Black Friday Deals: Surface Pro 4, Xbox One S, Windows 10
- November 20, 2016

For its Black Friday Sale, which actually started on November 18 on various gadgets, Microsoft cut the price of its Xbox One S by $50 to $249 from $299. Various games including "Battleborn" and " Call of Duty: Black Ops 3", are available at a lower price up to November 22. While it is easy to find companies that care less about Black Friday deals , Microsoft has you at heart during this holiday shopping season. (more...)
Benzema, Griezmann fit to play in Madrid derby Benzema, Griezmann fit to play in Madrid derby
- November 20, 2016

We've done things well so far and we want to continue in this vein. The Portuguese came of the global break with a brace against Latvia and now he has made it five goals in two games for Madrid. And it was imminent and it essential for the him after the rough couple of days. Nevertheless, Diego Simeone's men will definitely be an unhappy lot which was very eminent from Koke's post night interview. (more...)
Andre Ward wins close points decision over Sergey Kovalev
- November 20, 2016

Ward pulled off a controversial win over the previously unbeaten Kovalev after initially being knocked down in the third round and heading into the final six rounds behind. Ward landed a big left hook early in the round. Ward seemed unwilling to go inside after that, moving backward and trying to land jabs to control the action. (more...)
Zika virus: Officials say virus NO LONGER a global public health emergency
- November 20, 2016

But in lifting the nine-month declaration, the United Nations (UN) agency said it remains a "significant and enduring public health challenge". The anomaly causes babies to have abnormally small skulls and underdeveloped brains. Much remains unknown about Zika and in people it causes only mild symptoms, including fever, sore eyes and a rash. The GHS said it had "received rumours of Zika virus circulating in Nigeria", adding that the public would be informed of any further developments. (more...)
UFC: Conor McGregor Becomes Two-Belt Champ
- November 20, 2016

McGregor seemingly held complete control of his UFC 205 fight as he made combinations that dropped his opponent. "If you want to come at me, if you want me to stick around and help service that debt and continue to push the company, bring me on board - for real", McGregor said at the post-fight press conference. (more...)
Xi, Obama meet on China-US ties during APEC
- November 20, 2016

Obama supports trade deals as a way to boost US exports and create American jobs. Lima , Nov 20 Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for joint efforts by China and Russian Federation to push forward the process of the Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP). (more...)
New satellite to give high-def look at United States weather
- November 20, 2016

GOES-R is possibly the most advanced weather satellite ever produced, capable of providing high-definition, multi-spectrum snapshots of weather systems every 30 seconds, as well as keeping an eye on the Sun to spot solar flares that could be heading our way. (more...)
NASA Launches Next Generation Weather Satellite
- November 20, 2016

In this case, that means the United States and much of the rest of the Western Hemisphere. "The next generation of weather satellites is finally here", NOAA Administrator Kathryn Sullivan said . "We want to make American weather great again", Roker said. Two dozen meteorologists from across the country were on hand for the big event, including WFTV digital meteorologist Irene Sans . (more...)
Kerry Urges Obama's Successor to Continue Action on Climate Change Kerry Urges Obama's Successor to Continue Action on Climate Change
- November 20, 2016

Mr Kerry said the relationship between the two countries was as good as it's ever been, and congratulated New Zealand on its term on the UN Security Council. "And the evidence is there for everybody to see", Kerry said. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, meets with New Zealand Prime Minister John Key, right, in Wellington, New Zealand, Sunday, Nov. (more...)
NZ quake town evacuation nearly complete
- November 20, 2016

Kaikoura, a fishing community and popular whale-watching base ringed by steep mountains, had been completely cut off by large landslides that covered road and rail links. Australian honeymooners Kurt and Kailah Sapwell were among the tourists stuck in Kaikoura but they didn't seem too bothered by their ordeal. New Zealand military officials said they were on target to evacuate about 200 people by helicopter on Tuesday as a major rescue operation unfolded. (more...)
NASA successfully launches ''next generation'' weather satellite from Florida
- November 20, 2016

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Saturday, November 19, blasted off a new satellite created to offer a "huge leap" in weather forecasting by sending back more frequent and higher-definition images of severe weather patterns. (more...)
Cougars crush Cards & their playoff hopes
- November 20, 2016

For Houston fans, though, it's also a bittersweet game, as they can celebrate but also realize that, were it not for two losses to Navy and SMU, this team would be in the discussion for a College Football Playoff spot. The Cougars proved just that. The Houston defense finished with 11 sacks. "We're a much different team than we were a year ago", Petrino said. He fumbled the ball on a key drive in the second half when the Cardinals looked like they were swinging momentum back in their ... (more...)
Chinese smartphone manufacturers continue to close gap on rivals
- November 20, 2016

The latest rumors on the Samsung Galaxy S8 suggest that the device will come with one of the iPhone features considered to be among the device's new selling points. Bear in mind that the first boot may be longer than others. If it weren't for the battery explosion issue, it could easily give iPhone 7 a run for its money especially both phone models were released nearly the time this 2016. (more...)
Costa and Hazard boost Chelsea ahead of Boro clash
- November 20, 2016

Manager Antonio Conte has instilled a new confidence in his side and they are playing as a unit with everyone knowing their role on the team. Chelsea forward, Eden Hazard was also named the Player of the Month for October. "He must continue that, working in this way, with his commitment and work rate". "It's important to share this award with my players and also with the staff, because this award is for the work of all of the team". (more...)
Plan your weekend: Santa Claus parade, RBG Christmas and more Plan your weekend: Santa Claus parade, RBG Christmas and more
- November 20, 2016

The bus will be at the Sudbury Ukrainian Centre, located at 30 Notre Dame Ave., from 10 a.m.to 3 p.m. on Saturday. The Cañon City Chamber of Commerce has several events planned to help get the community in the holiday spirit, beginning Friday. (more...)
Xi bats for 'inclusive' Asia Pacific free trade area Xi bats for 'inclusive' Asia Pacific free trade area
- November 20, 2016

China's President Xi Jinping during a meeting with Russia's President Vladimir Putin at the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) summit in Lima (Peru) said China and Russian Federation should support the process of forming in the Asia-Pacific Region (APR) of a free trade zone. (more...)
Zika is no longer global emergency, World Health Organization says
- November 20, 2016

Peter Salama, executive director of the WHO's health emergencies program. The virus is spread mainly by mosquitos but can also be transmitted through sex. The W.H.O. itself says the disease will continue to spread and infect many people, in some cases causing birth defects including microcephaly, a disabling illness that causes babies to be born with an underdeveloped brain. (more...)
Space station receives oldest female astronaut, bit of Mars Space station receives oldest female astronaut, bit of Mars
- November 20, 2016

She is scheduled to surpass NASA astronaut Jeff Williams's 534 days on April 24. By the time her mission ends, she will have spent more time in space than any other United States astronaut, surpassing the 534-day record set by Jeff Williams. (more...)
R…the Next Generation of Weather Satellites R…the Next Generation of Weather Satellites
- November 20, 2016

EST. Shedding the strap-ons just under two minutes into flight, the first stage boosted the rocket out of the dense lower atmosphere and then fell away four-and-a-half minutes after launch. This will include severe storms and squall lines in the spring and summer months, tropical cyclones in the late summer and early fall and powerful winter weather systems. (more...)

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