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Nations seek highest political pledge to fight climate change
- November 28, 2016

Chief adviser on climate at WWF-UK, Stephen Cornelius said , "It has never been more important for the world to stand together on climate change and the UK joining the Paris Agreement is a welcome signal". On Thursday, China's special representative for climate change said his nation would continue to carry out climate-friendly policies no matter what course the USA follows under Trump's leadership. (more...)
South Korea: Lotte and SK Group offices raided over alleged political scandal South Korea: Lotte and SK Group offices raided over alleged political scandal
- November 28, 2016

Prosecutors also raided South Korea's largest pension fund, the National Pension Service (NPS), an NPS spokeswoman said. Prosecutors believe that Samsung has given 2.8 million euros to the company owned by a close friend of President Park, Choi Soon-sil, after the entrepreneur required persistently for "donations". (more...)
Rams QB Jared Goff tosses first career National Football League touchdown passes
- November 28, 2016

Zuerlein has been excellent this season and should be fine on New Orleans' artificial turf. On the first play of the quarter, Aaron Donald sacked Brees and forced a fumble that Rams linebacker Mark Barron recovered at the Saints' 6. It was an easy throw for Goff and Kendricks had time to turn and plunge into the end zone. Goff connected with wide receiver Tavon Austin on a 24-yard touchdown. (more...)
Microsoft Surface Phone May Have Delayed Surface Book
- November 28, 2016

The latter has just proven to be too few when compared to the masses on Android and iOS. At this point, it is still to early to tell, but GSM Arena is taking Nadella's statement as a clear sign that Microsoft Surface Phone is already being developed. (more...)
Clinton camp backs Jill Stein's election recount efforts
- November 28, 2016

The main thrust of Trump's tweets consists of a quote from Hillary Clinton herself from the final debate between the two candidates before Election Day. In addition to Wisconsin, the Clinton campaign announced Saturday it would join any additional recount efforts in Pennsylvania and MI. But because of the margin of victory - and because of the degree of apparent foreign interference during the campaign - Elias said Clinton officials had "quietly taken a number of steps in the last two ... (more...)
John Legend: I'd been "concerned" about Kanye West before his hospitalization
- November 27, 2016

It is thought that the rigorous schedule of his tour, combined with stress over wife Kim Kardashian being targeted in a traumatic armed robbery in Paris, France, last month (Oct16), led to Kanye's breakdown. West's wife, Kim Kardashian West , had meant to return to the public eye Monday night for the first time since she was robbed at gunpoint in Paris on October 3. (more...)
Congress calls for 'Jan Aakrosh Diwas' instead of Bharat bandh tomorrow
- November 27, 2016

Addressing a rally in Kushinagar during the BJP's ongoing Parivartan Yatras, the PM slammed the state government for showing laxity in implementing the Prime Minister Crop Insurance Scheme, while reiterating the Centre's commitment to farmers and said that his government had cleared a large part of the Rs 12,000 crores worth of dues to cane growers. (more...)
Sanders calls for assessment of Electoral College
- November 27, 2016

Bernie Sanders says "there's nothing wrong with" pursuing recounts to ensure the legitimacy of President-elect Donald Trump's November 8 victory. "That's a legal right". The Obama White House is seeking a more moderate alternative to Ellison, but Ellison (the first Muslim elected to Congress) is the right person to rebuild the Democratic Party's "grassroots", Sanders said. (more...)
Black Friday is now just another day in November Black Friday is now just another day in November
- November 27, 2016

Thanksgiving weekend - which runs from Thursday, includes Black Friday, Small Businesses Saturday, Sunday and ends with "Cyber Monday" when more online companies offer discounts and promotions - is also expected to reach record sales figures. (more...)
Hillary Clinton's popular vote margin tops 2 million votes
- November 27, 2016

I have an open mind to it. "Nearly three weeks after the presidential election, the numbers showing President-elect Donald Trump's commanding victory are coming more fully into focus". America's founders created the Electoral College to elect our presidents. Trump denied that his campaign had energized the so-called alt-right movement, saying he disavowed it. (more...)
Black Friday 2016: iPhone 7, Galaxy S6 Edge offers and more
- November 27, 2016

In other Samsung developments, The Korea Herald reported yesterday that the company is planning to release a new version of the Galaxy S7 in glossy black early next month. Released to high acclaim in August, the Galaxy Note 7 was meant to be another star in Samsung's lineup of premium smartphones. At present, the Galaxy S7 Edge is accessible in Black Onyx, Gold Platinum, White Pearl, Silver Titanium, and Pink Gold hues. (more...)
Aleppo Death Toll at 32 in Renewed Air Strikes
- November 27, 2016

The bombardment caused a fire in the children's hospital that put it out of service, and also hit a school in the al-Shaar district and the enclave's blood bank, he added. At least 65 civilians have been killed in east Aleppo since the start of a regime offensive on Tuesday, said the monitoring group. But it has denied targeting Aleppo province. (more...)
Google Pixel phone deal: save £50 with this Cyber Monday discount
- November 27, 2016

Only T-Mobile tmus and Sprint added regular monthly phone customers recently, while Verizon and AT&T saw net losses in that most lucrative subscriber category. The company offers type of installment offers, one for taking a lease and another for complete ownership. Older Apple, Samsung and LG phones will let you pick up the latest iPhones at a discount. (more...)
Another Carrier Is Offering A Free iPhone 7 On Black Friday
- November 27, 2016

The wireless company Verizon made known its Black Friday deals, introducing a discount that will give tech fans a chance to get an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus at no cost when trading in an eligible smartphone and choosing a device payment plan. (more...)
Trump softens stance on Paris climate pact Trump softens stance on Paris climate pact
- November 27, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump this week indicated a shift in his position on climate change - which he had previously denounced as a hoax . The incoming head of the United Nations body that will be implementing it, Moroccan foreign minister Salaheddine Mezouar, told AFP after the meeting of Marrakesh last week: "The Paris Agreement is here..." "I absolutely have an open mind". (more...)
Clinton's lead over Trump now over 2mn popular votes
- November 27, 2016

Clinton lost the Electoral College solidly, and the climbing popular vote spread doesn't change anything about who will hold power in Washington . In an unprecedented turn of events, Hillary Clinton's lead in the popular vote has just surpassed two million votes. (more...)
How To Spot The Best Travel Deals On Black Friday
- November 27, 2016

Which? found examples where this had not been done. However, as Pete Moorey, Head of Campaigns for Which? said: "Shoppers might be surprised to learn that only half of Black Friday deals are actually cheapest on Black Friday ". In fact, four in ten of the products were cheaper after Black Friday so you might be better holding out for a better deal. Again, it depends on where you go, but many places now have discounts which will actually turn into much greater discounts when ... (more...)
Shoppers splurged during 'Black Friday' sales around the globe
- November 27, 2016

Many stores are offering the same deals as in previous years, like $19.99 boots that remain a big attraction, cashmere sweaters, and sheets. Other shoppers looked to get an early start when many stores opened on Thanksgiving Day , it seems. (more...)
Microsoft Promises Top-Notch Support For Surface Studio Users
- November 27, 2016

The mysterious Microsoft Surface Phone already achieved legendary status among leaksters and rumor-fiends and today's claim is that the respective device will run on Qualcomm's future Snapdragon 835 system on chip. The 4 GB variant of the Surface Phone, however, will not be able to support this functionality. "That's where I look at any device form factor or any technology, even AI." . (more...)
Is Trump right to back off 'crooked Hillary' probe? Is Trump right to back off 'crooked Hillary' probe?
- November 27, 2016

Democratic electors are launching one last bid to block Donald Trump from taking the White House - reaching out to their Republican counterparts with the plea they break rank and support another Republican candidate. He was leaving late in the day for Florida for the Thanksgiving weekend. President Barack Obama still holds the constitutional authority to completely pardon Clinton until noon EST on January 20, and would likely do so if he actually believed she would face criminal prosecution. (more...)

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