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Daimler fires China chief for racist rant Daimler fires China chief for racist rant
- November 24, 2016

The fracas soon escalated into a racist tirade when Gartner yelled: "I am in China one year already". Daimler Greater China removed a manager after he allegedly insulted the Chinese people during a verbal altercation with a driver over a parking spot in Beijing , according to The New York Times . (more...)
Curry, pass-happy Warriors rout Lakers this time, 149-106
- November 24, 2016

He added, "They should've given me a steal for that!" The Lakers then secured the win after Westbrook's final 3-pointer hit the front of the rim, blemishing a performance that entailed half of his 34 points in the fourth quarter, a 13-of-30 clip, 13 assists and eight rebounds. (more...)
Grounded whale off the coast of Long Island remains stuck Grounded whale off the coast of Long Island remains stuck
- November 24, 2016

Riverhead Foundation, a marine research and preservation organization, has been working with the local department of environmental conservation in monitoring the whale, which has been stuck in the middle of Moriches Bay. Deborah Fauquier, of the NOAA Fisheries Office of Protected Resources, said she would welcome discussions on improving the rescue response. "We are considering the whale's welfare, and are disappointed in the recent turn of events". (more...)
Trump turning away intelligence briefings since victory Trump turning away intelligence briefings since victory
- November 24, 2016

In contrast, Vice President-elect Mike Pence has been getting regular updates on various issues on an nearly daily basis, the report added. Trump VP Mike Pence , on the other hand, has received intelligence briefings almost every day since November 8, the Washington Post reported, citing officials. (more...)
What Is Donald Trump's Position On Climate Change? President-Elect Softens His Stance What Is Donald Trump's Position On Climate Change? President-Elect Softens His Stance
- November 24, 2016

He added that he has "an open mind to it", despite explicitly promising to withdraw from at least one climate accord on the campaign trail. China has said that even without all countries aboard, the United Nations process would advance just as it did after the US renounced the Kyoto climate accord in 2001. (more...)
Donald Trump believes in 'some' climate change Donald Trump believes in 'some' climate change
- November 24, 2016

The leaders of the world who joined the United States in developing and signing that historic agreement in Paris not long ago are aghast at Trump's ignorance and desire to pull out of the accord. The statements could mark a softening in President-elect Trump's position on USA involvement in efforts to fight climate change, although he did not commit to specific action in any direction. (more...)
Sixth child dies after Chattanooga bus crash
- November 24, 2016

Parents in Chattanooga, Tenn ., are still trying to make sense of the tragedy that struck their community Monday when a school bus with 35 children aboard struck a tree, killing five and injuring almost two dozen more . Walker's mother , Gwenevere Cook, told CNN that her son tried to rescue students from the bus after the crash but blood and the children's limp bodies made it hard. (more...)
France's Fabius Confused by Trump Statements on Climate
- November 24, 2016

According to NASA , sea levels have risen double in the last century, global temperature have broke all former historical records and glacial sheets amount to a fraction of what they used to be a few decades ago. He said that it was just a way for the Chinese to make the United States manufacturing non-competitive. "Honestly, a lot of it is economic for California". (more...)
On hotline, India asks Pak DGMO for 'strict control' of its troops
- November 24, 2016

Though Pakistan claimed seven Indian soldiers had also died in its retaliatory firing, officials here denied "any fatal casualty" on the Indian side. Eleven days later, India responded with what it described as "surgical strikes" at about a half a dozen sites in Pakistan that India described as staging grounds for dozens of militants waiting to cross the border. (more...)
Autumn Statement 2016 - Salary sacrifice Autumn Statement 2016 - Salary sacrifice
- November 24, 2016

Philip Hammond also removed the tax advantages associated with employee share status in a move that appears to run counter to the government's intention to improve employee representation and engagement. This would mean that where the normal taxable value of the BiK is higher than the amount of salary sacrificed, it would be subject to tax and Class 1A NICs in the normal way. (more...)
IPhone 8 features OLED display, wireless charging, more IPhone 8 features OLED display, wireless charging, more
- November 24, 2016

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo wrote in an "Apple Insight" note distributed to clients that it is not possible to happen next year. There might be a higher-end version of the iPhone 8 that has the wireless charger in the box, so don't expect the cheaper models to support this premium feature. (more...)
Coconut crab claws pinch with the strongest force of any crustacean
- November 24, 2016

The crabs use their claws to fight and defend themselves, and to eat coconuts and other foods with hard exteriors. Researchers in Japan measured the claw pinching force of 29 wild coconut crabs living on Okinawa Island. They only live on small tropical islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans, and dine on coconuts and other foods that other, less endowed critters can't get to. (more...)
Growing global momentum on climate change action Growing global momentum on climate change action
- November 24, 2016

He has previously called climate change a "hoax" invented by the Chinese. The Eiffel Tower is illuminated in green with the words " Paris Agreement is done", to celebrate the Paris climate change agreement . President-elect Donald Trump will not derail progress made in fighting climate change and creating clean-energy jobs, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency insisted on Monday in arguing "the inevitability of our clean energy future is bigger than any one person or nation". (more...)
Young go-ahead 3 lifts Lakers over Thunder
- November 24, 2016

Walton's presence and the three resulting high draft picks following 27-, 21- and 17-win seasons have made the Lakers one of the league's most improved teams. Larry Nance Jr . narrowly missed a double-double off the bench, as well. "I just felt like it was going in". Jose Calderon, Lou Williams and Jordan Clarkson will likely fill in and play larger roles with Russell out for an extended period of time. (more...)
Russians are so happy Trump was elected Russians are so happy Trump was elected
- November 24, 2016

He said he also received reports that the Chinese already signed a deal to purchase 100,000 tons of fruits from the Philippines worth about $100 million. But in Russian Federation, the president-elect is being embraced with widespread approval. He said 'do not forget to visit Russian Federation. Russia's new deployments are part of a larger military build-up along NATO's eastern border, which includes troop increases, cyber attacks and aggressive military provocations. (more...)
Lakers' Russell out 2 weeks, has PRP injection in sore knee Lakers' Russell out 2 weeks, has PRP injection in sore knee
- November 24, 2016

Nick stayed hot as the game went down, He kept draining three after three, giving the Lakers the lead. After being held to a season-low 97 points in the loss to the Lakers, the Warriors have responded with an average of 120 points during their winning streak. (more...)
United Nations climate talks end with pleas for Trump to join fight United Nations climate talks end with pleas for Trump to join fight
- November 24, 2016

The Paris Agreement brought a shift in the geopolitics of climate change. The finding, notes the Chicago Council, comports with Americans' longstanding general support for global climate treaties, but they also somewhat mask deep disagreement about the reality and severity of climate change that persists between Democrats and Republicans. (more...)
Nintendo Ships More Than 10 Million Copies Of Pokemon Sun And Moon Nintendo Ships More Than 10 Million Copies Of Pokemon Sun And Moon
- November 24, 2016

It seems that there will be some form of connectivity between all three games with Pokemon being tradable via the Pokemon Box app. Japanese gaming giant Nintendo on Friday launched Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon, the latest games in the series, in Japan and the United States, four months after the release of Pokemon Go. (more...)
Nintendo Ships More Than 10 Million Copies Of Pokemon Sun And Moon Nintendo Ships More Than 10 Million Copies Of Pokemon Sun And Moon
- November 24, 2016

It seems that there will be some form of connectivity between all three games with Pokemon being tradable via the Pokemon Box app. Japanese gaming giant Nintendo on Friday launched Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon, the latest games in the series, in Japan and the United States, four months after the release of Pokemon Go. (more...)
Unusually late Hurricane Otto takes aim at Central America
- November 24, 2016

The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the westward-moving storm had weakened slightly overnight down to tropical storm status, with winds of 70 miles per hour (110 kph). Wind shear is expected to be weak to moderate, but sufficient to keep a lid on further significant intensification before landfall. It is the latest hurricane to form in the Caribbean, supplanting Hurricane Martha of 1969 in the record book. (more...)

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