Science


Quitting Paris likely to have muted effect in key industries
- June 05, 2017

The UN environment Chief Erik Solheim joined other experts and analysts as saying that the U.S. withdrawal will put India and China in leadership positions in the global fight to combat climate change. "That incredible diplomatic achievement could not have been secured without the decisive role of the United States of America". In what could herald a tilt away from trans-Atlantic ties, European and Chinese officials joined to affirm their commitment to the Paris agreement, widely ... (more...)
Android O's most exciting new feature is a total game-changer Android O's most exciting new feature is a total game-changer
- June 05, 2017

A tracking of expenses app, a bill pay app, etc. Google , the ultimate search engine has baffled its audiences once more in Google I/O annual event lately. You can also view detailed stats for each app's battery usage, broken down by active use and background use, and you can force stop or even uninstall an app. (more...)
Putin claims 'new phase' of growth in Russian economy
- June 05, 2017

The president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia, Alexis Rodzianko, complained of the "psychological effect" of sanctions, saying Russians "think twice" about working with United States companies as they are unsure whether they will be allowed to do business. (more...)
Sidney Crosby has no time for PK Subban's games in Stanley Cup
- June 05, 2017

To be fair, the Penguins also scored a goal just three seconds after a power play elapsed. "If you go in, you've got to assume you're going to play the whole game". And if they lose a faceoff and the puck is fired back down the ice, they've had difficulty re-establishing their presence in the offensive zone. They have another opportunity to take a stranglehold 3-1 lead on the series again on Monday night. (more...)
Megyn Kelly spars with defiant Vladimir Putin on NBC show debut Megyn Kelly spars with defiant Vladimir Putin on NBC show debut
- June 05, 2017

NBC's Megyn Kelly sat down with Russian President Vladimir Putin in St. Petersburg, Russia , in her first major interview at her new TV home after departing Fox News . And then afterwards I was told, "You know there was an American gentleman". "It was like two different men: Off-camera and privately he towards me was warm, extremely polite ... (more...)
Jehadis stab 7 to death in London
- June 05, 2017

Twelve people have now been arrested in connection with Saturday night's deadly attack. "The three attackers were shot dead", Mark Rowley said on Sunday. The four, whose faces were covered as they left the building, were escorted by officers into the back of two waiting police vans and then driven away, the photographer said. (more...)
Does Trump Believe In Climate Change? The White House's Lips Are Sealed
- June 05, 2017

Bloomberg's plan calls for his foundation to work with other groups, from governments to philanthropies, that want to support the U.N.'s climate change agency. We remain committed to the Paris Agreement. "When Paris was executed by this country, they criticized the agreement, said that it did not hold China and India accountable". (more...)
Trump assails London mayor for reassuring public
- June 05, 2017

Brett Freeman was one of dozens of people to be injured when terrorists mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge and went on a knife rampage in Borough Market . The terrorist act occurred just weeks after a suicide bomber detonated his armament in an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena . A British Transport Police officer and an off-duty officer were among the injured. (more...)
Chicagoan Surprised At Lack Of Visible Police In London Before Terror Attack
- June 05, 2017

Reuters adds: Prime Minister May said, "It is time to say enough is enough". Detectives were still investigating whether the assailants acted alone, and Rowley said their identities would be released "as soon as operationally possible". The group has called on its followers to carry out increased terror attacks around the world during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. He said he then saw a woman and man being stabbed. (more...)
Putin: 'I didn't even really talk' to Flynn during dinner Putin: 'I didn't even really talk' to Flynn during dinner
- June 05, 2017

Trump has offered contradictory accounts of his relationship with Putin over time but has also said the two never met. "Do you think we're gathering compromising information on all of them right now or something?" "Why, did we have some special relationship with him?" he said. (more...)
14 arrests in day of Portland demonstrations
- June 05, 2017

The rally kicked off at 2 p.m. with songs and a call by organizers for everyone in attendance to be respectful. They said they wanted to make a stand against hate and racism . Organizer Joey Gibson with Patriot Prayer said they will kick out anyone with racist speech or signs. He anxious that that hateful rhetoric would embolden others. (more...)
Durant not fussed by Cleveland's in-your-face defence Durant not fussed by Cleveland's in-your-face defence
- June 04, 2017

Protecting the rim will be a priority. Of course, as deadly as Durant is in a vacuum, his other-worldly talent has been streamlined by the players around him, such as Stephen Curry , whose gravitational pull draws defenders out of his path, and Draymond Green , who can trigger fast breaks instantaneously. (more...)
New Chinese 'Fireball' malware infects 2.5 crore computers in India New Chinese 'Fireball' malware infects 2.5 crore computers in India
- June 04, 2017

Rafotech spreads its adware by bundling it with legitimate software, sometimes without giving users the opportunity to opt-out of the installation. Currently, Fireball installs plug-ins and additional configurations to boost its advertisements, but can just as easily turn into a prominent distributor for any additional malware. (more...)
Bloomberg to give $15 million for US share of Climate pact
- June 04, 2017

As Canada and Mexico have felt spurned by Trump during the runup to renegotiating NAFTA, China has emerged as a more reliable trading prospect . Historically, the US, Europe, and more recently China account for nearly half of the world's carbon emissions. (more...)
Isolated US Lashes Out at Climate Critics Isolated US Lashes Out at Climate Critics
- June 04, 2017

President Donald Trump today declared the United States would withdraw from the 2015 Paris Agreement , saying the "draconian" deal unfairly punished America but benefited countries such as India and China. "The outlook for US energy production will be determined far more by market conditions, like the price of oil and gas, than by scrapping the Obama-era environmental regulations", Bordoff said. (more...)
Nadal storms into French Open third round Nadal storms into French Open third round
- June 04, 2017

Rafael Nadal eased past 17th-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 to reach the quarterfinals of the French Open . Belgian Goffin tripped on a court cover after just nine games and was forced to withdraw with a suspected knee injury, before a thigh problem for Garcia-Lopez helped Raonic set up a last 16 meeting with another Spaniard in the shape of Pablo Carreno Busta. (more...)
2016 champ Muguruza loses to France's Mladenovic in Paris 2016 champ Muguruza loses to France's Mladenovic in Paris
- June 04, 2017

Muguruza's sharp movement and strong serve are well suited to Roland Garros, and she is bound to test Mladenovic, whose struggles with a back injury may be significant. Next up against Nadal is 20th-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta, who knocked off No. 5 Milos Raonic 4-6, 7-6 (2), 6-7 (6), 6-4, 8-6. After a jittery opening set, Spanish fourth seed Muguruza rallied but 13th-seeded Frenchwoman Mladenovic perfectly played the key points in the decider to set up a meeting with Timea Bascinszky. (more...)
USA states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord
- June 04, 2017

The US can still meet its commitments to fight climate change, despite President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Paris accord, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has said. Can it all be renegotiated? "We have got a president who is going to look out for the environment". The US has reportedly so far paid $1bn (£780m) of a $3bn pledge. (more...)
Japan, US, S.Korea defense chiefs discuss N.Korea Japan, US, S.Korea defense chiefs discuss N.Korea
- June 04, 2017

Moon surprised the local media last week when his office said Tuesday that four Thaad launchers were "clandestinely brought in and stored in Korea" without his notice, prompting the president to order a thorough investigation into the delivery procedure. (more...)
Trump aides won't say whether he believes in climate change
- June 04, 2017

Trump said the deal "disadvantages the U.S.to the exclusive betterment of other countries" and targeted India specifically. "We certainly do not support the withdrawal of the USA from the Paris agreement ", said Erwan Monier , a lead researcher at the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change , and one of the study's authors. (more...)

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