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Venus Williams hints Serena is expecting a baby girl Venus Williams hints Serena is expecting a baby girl
- June 02, 2017

Not to our surprise, Venus' female references led fans to speculate that her sister Serena is on the brink of welcoming a bouncing baby girl. Punching her black and lime-green racquet through the ball, Williams cleaned the lines with her groundstrokes, sending Nara scampering all round the arena. (more...)
Trump says USA will abandon Paris climate accord Trump says USA will abandon Paris climate accord
- June 02, 2017

Trump has repeatedly cast doubt on the science of climate change and once called it a hoax perpetrated by China to weaken US business. "But by pulling out of the Paris Accord, the United States signals it does not want to be part of this vital effort". (more...)
Trump announces decision on Paris Climate Accord Trump announces decision on Paris Climate Accord
- June 02, 2017

The long-awaited decision - anncounced in a lengthy speech alongside Vice President Mike Pence from the Rose Garden - followed an intense debate within his administration about which direction to move. economy. Everyone cautioned that no decision was final until Trump announced it. Trump actually could have gone further: He did not say he was taking the USA out of the underlying United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, a global agreement that predates the Paris treaty. (more...)
Massive Antarctica iceberg at brink of breaking off Massive Antarctica iceberg at brink of breaking off
- June 02, 2017

An expanse of ice roughly the size of DE is close to breaking off from the warming Antarctic ice shelf to form one of the world's largest-ever icebergs, scientists said Thursday. It means that two large ice shelves have collapsed in the past three decades and now the third one is nearing the same fate. Since the ice is already floating, the newly created iceberg won't contribute to rising sea levels. (more...)
Trump's Speech On Paris Climate Agreement Withdrawal, Annotated
- June 02, 2017

U.S. Rep. John Katko, a longtime critic of the Paris climate accord , reiterated his opposition Thursday after President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the landmark agreement. Coalition MPs Eric Abetz and Ian Macdonald have said Australia should consider following the United States move to withdraw from the Paris agreement . (more...)
England and Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues England and Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues
- June 02, 2017

Jason Roy is part of our strong opening partnership with Alex Hales , and he'll definitely play. "That was a long time back ... and England are a totally different team", he said of his team's latest success against this summer's hosts in a global tournament. (more...)
How Steve Bannon's whiteboard explains the Trump presidency How Steve Bannon's whiteboard explains the Trump presidency
- June 02, 2017

By abandoning the world's chief effort to slow the tide of planetary warming, Trump was fulfilling a top campaign pledge. As such, the nixing the Paris agreement became a rallying cry for rural America, congressional Republicans and nationalists within and without the Trump White House . (more...)
EU President warns Trump against Paris climate deal exit
- June 02, 2017

The White House signalled that Mr Trump was likely to decide on exiting the global pact - fulfilling one of his principal campaign pledges - though top aides were divided. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told reporters that Trump's announcement was "obviously a very important decision" since the United States is the world's biggest economy, but that it was vital also that other nations stay the course. (more...)
The latest messaging service to copy Snapchat is Skype The latest messaging service to copy Snapchat is Skype
- June 02, 2017

First, the new Skype interface will have three options: find, chat and capture. Microsoft said "versions for Windows and Mac will be released over the next few months". "Internally, did you ever find that employees expressed guilt or reluctance or remorse about copying another company?" It's an interesting tonal shift. (more...)
Juncker to Trump: You can't leave Paris climate deal 'overnight'
- June 02, 2017

Top White House aides have been divided, and Trump's decision may not be entirely clear-cut. Trump himself kept everyone in suspense, saying he was still listening to "a lot of people both ways". Companies like Google, Microsoft, Apple , Walmart and Tesla are true global leaders when it comes to bringing down their carbon footprints. States such as California have already pledged to continue action to cut their emissions regardless of what the president does. (more...)
In or out? Trump announcing decision on global climate pact
- June 02, 2017

Inslee said in the statement . Supporters of the accord called Trump's move a blow to global efforts to curb the warming of the planet that threatens far-reaching consequences for this century and beyond. Cook, a longtime and vocal believer in climate change, called the White House to urge the administration to support the agreement, according to Bloomberg . (more...)
Chrome Will Start Blocking 'Annoying' Ads In 2018 Chrome Will Start Blocking 'Annoying' Ads In 2018
- June 02, 2017

We believe online ads should be better. While acknowledging, "the vast majority of online content creators fund their work with advertising ", Ramaswamy also noted that " annoying , intrusive ads" have led users to block advertisements altogether via extensions and other tools. (more...)
Virginia's Democratic leaders criticize Trump's withdrawal from Paris climate deal
- June 02, 2017

Trump spoke from the White House Rose Garden on a warm, sunny day. Catherine McKenna, Canadian environment minister, said her country is "deeply disappointed by the USA decision on the Paris accord". Elon Musk , who is on his economic and manufacturing advisory council, said he was "cautiously optimistic", but it looks like now he'll have to make good on his promise to leave the council if the USA does withdraw . (more...)
Weather.com trolls Trump over exit from climate change deal Weather.com trolls Trump over exit from climate change deal
- June 02, 2017

The US president complained that the accord signed under his predecessor President Barack Obama gives other countries an unfair advantage over US industry and destroys American jobs. He said he would seek to renegotiate the agreement - signed by more than 190 countries - in terms that would better benefit US workers. The decision has been met with disapproval and disappointment by many world leaders who criticised the decision. (more...)
Trump decides on Paris climate accord Trump decides on Paris climate accord
- June 02, 2017

On Wednesday evening, Trump tweeted that he had made his decision and would announce it in the Rose Garden at 3 p.m. Thursday. He ended his tweet with: "MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!" Under Trump, who once called climate change a "hoax", the country has resisted intense pressure from its partners to commit to respecting the global accord. (more...)
NASA spacecraft will aim straight for sun next year NASA spacecraft will aim straight for sun next year
- June 02, 2017

The robot is created to survive the sun's brutal environment and unlock longstanding mysteries of physics. It will be close enough to watch solar wind whip up from subsonic to supersonic. Parker's ideas fundamentally changed the study of the sun. "You can [only] learn so much from looking out the window". "You can see the sun is shining, you can see the birds are singing". (more...)
Trump on Paris Climate Fate: 'You're Going to Find Out Very Soon'
- June 02, 2017

Trump vowed during the campaign to " cancel " the 2016 agreement between 145 countries that requires the United States to cut emissions from 2005 levels 26 to 28 percent by 2025. So who is pushing for Trump to have the US pull out of the deal? Meanwhile, Democrats are urging Trump not to withdraw from the agreement. What is the Paris Agreement? Trump doesn't "comprehensively understand" the terms of the accord , though European leaders tried to explain the process for withdrawing ... (more...)
Britain's Heathrow says British Airways to run full flight schedule on Tuesday
- June 02, 2017

Almost £360m have already been wiped off the value of BA's owner International Airlines Group as a direct outcome of the data centre failure in London . Shares in International Consolidated Airlines Group fell around 3% in the first day of trading in London - the same day the company confirmed it will operate a full flight schedule from Gatwick and Heathrow . (more...)
Trump urges world leaders to call his cellphone, raising security concerns Trump urges world leaders to call his cellphone, raising security concerns
- June 02, 2017

In 2013 disclosures by Edward Snowden revealed that the USA had tapped the cellphone of German Chancellor Angela Merkel , an American ally. The mobile revelation suggests a new level of hypocrisy, especially since Trump famously lambasted Hillary Clinton for using a private email server during the presidential campaign. (more...)
Sony Xperia XZ Premium With Snapdragon 835 Processor Debuts In India Sony Xperia XZ Premium With Snapdragon 835 Processor Debuts In India
- June 02, 2017

The Xperia flagship is encased in a glass loop surface which reflective at the rear. Japanese smartphone maker Sony on Thursday finally launched its flagship Xperia XZ Premium smartphone in India at a price tag of Rs 59,990. In the United States, Sony Mobile is excited to bring its latest Xperia smartphones. This time Sony has added dual-SIM support in XZ Premium in India. (more...)

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