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Australian Open: Bernard Tomic knocked out in straight sets by Dan Evans

Australian Open: Bernard Tomic knocked out in straight sets by Dan Evans The 24-year-old lost in the third-round of the Australian Open to Dan Evans of Great Britain. Rain forced the players to their seats halfway through the third set, but Evans kept his cool. A thumping forehand cross-court return victor took Murray to break point, which he converted with another stunning lob as Querrey attacked the net. Tomic let his attacking instincts disrupt his rhythm and Evan... [Full Article...]

Peskov dismisses allegations that Moscow took personal swipe at Obama

Peskov dismisses allegations that Moscow took personal swipe at Obama While Mr. Trump has expressed an admiration for Russian President Vladimir Putin, and hopes that relations between the two enormous countries can improve, it remains unclear how his rhetoric will translate into foreign policy. "Otherwise there is no way". "Russia has to support Trump ", Markov wrote on his Facebook page. Outlining Russian actions like the annexation of Crimea, the bombing o... [Full Article...]

2016 was Earth's hottest year- for the third year in a row

During El NiƱo ocean surface temperatures rise abnormally. Region 2, which covers areas from the eastern Jefferson County border east to places like Chiefland, Gainesville, and Jacksonville , had their third warmest year since 1895. They're "harmful on several levels, including human welfare, ecology, economics, and even geopolitics", he said. With the exception of June, all months from Janua... [Full Article...]

Earth Sets Warming Record for Third Straight Year

However, even taking this into account, NASA estimates 2016 was the warmest year with greater than 95 percent certainty. But NASA did not address whether or not the planet was warming as much as climate change prediction models said it would. [Full Article...]

Super Mario Run will come to Android in March

Super Mario Run will come to Android in March But a video released on gaming site Eurogamer today alleges that Nintendo actually did something it has spoken out against for years: downloaded a third-party copy of a Super Mario game from the internet, re-jigged it, and sold it back to consumers through the Virtual Console. [Full Article...]

Senate Democrats ready to confirm Trump's national security team on Day One

Schumer said Democrats will allow roll call votes Friday on Gen. John Kelly to be the secretary of Homeland Security and Gen. James Mattis to be the defense secretary. Tom Price's potential insider trading of medical stocks; new reports that Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin left millions of dollars of Cayman Island assets out of his techies disclosures, and Budget Director nominee Rep. [Full Article...]

2016 hottest year on record, says World Meteorological Organisation

Gavin Schmidt, director of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies , said paleoclimate records based on tree rings, ice cores and ocean sediments show the last time the world was warmer than the current period was likely 125,000 years ago. [Full Article...]

Commerce nominee Wilbur Ross: Trade partners have to play by our rules

Commerce nominee Wilbur Ross: Trade partners have to play by our rules The nominee also repeatedly refused to guarantee that he would notify the Senate Commerce Committee if foreign governments offered perks to Trump businesses or threatened to undermine the president's holdings in the course of global trade negotiations. [Full Article...]

Short Interest in Ford Motor Company (F) Decreases By 5.7%

General Motors Company ( NYSE:GM ) traded down 0.45% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $37.34. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. now owns 424,124 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock worth $5,416,000 after buying an additional 60,101 shares in the last quarter. [Full Article...]

Putin: Donald Trump's political enemies 'worse than prostitutes'

Putin: Donald Trump's political enemies 'worse than prostitutes' He said that asking Russian Federation to substantially cut its nuclear weapons forces would not work, "because meanwhile he [Trump] has said nothing about the trillion-dollar upgrade of the United States nuclear arsenal that Obama wanted to place with Congress, and has talked about bolstering America's nuclear power". [Full Article...]

Last Astronaut to Walk on the Moon, Gene Cernan, Dies at 82

Last Astronaut to Walk on the Moon, Gene Cernan, Dies at 82 Cernan was born in Chicago in 1935 and graduated from Indiana's Purdue University in 1956. In December 1972, as Apollo 17 Mission Commander, Cernan made the last manned trip so far to the Moon along with Lunar Module Pilot Harrison Schmitt and Command Module Pilot Ronald Evans. [Full Article...]

No one knows how dozens of dolphins just died in Florida

According to NOAA, this large of a stranding is a rare occurrence and is the largest mass stranding of false killer whales in the United States. On Saturday, officials found 95 of them stranded near the western boundary of Everglades National Park, north of Highland Beach. [Full Article...]

Major powers meet in Paris to revive Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

Major powers meet in Paris to revive Israeli-Palestinian peace talks The Middle East Peace Conference held here brought together representatives from about 70 countries, including the UN Security Council permanent members, key European countries and major Arab states. They rejected the conference, calling instead for direct negotiations, something that hasn't happened since 2014. However, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced the gathering as a " ri... [Full Article...]

Beijing threatens to 'take off the gloves' over Trump's approach to China

Trump's assertion comes after the publicly-declared phone call between him and Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen after the former's election win. "The one-China principle, which is the political foundation of the China-U.S. THE Philippines will not stop the United States if it plans to block China from artificial islands in the contested West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), Foreign Secretary P... [Full Article...]

Three Takata executives charged in global airbag scandal

The criminal settlement follows a 2105 agreement by Takata to pay a $70 million civil fine to USA regulators for providing selective, incomplete or inaccurate information about the air bags. These include some 19 automakers, who were forced to recall as many as 42 million vehicles with almost 70 million Takata air bags to replace faulty air bag inflators. [Full Article...]

Crystal Palace set to sign former West Ham man on loan

And we're still torn on what's more impressive - the goal or the display of strength. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger also admires the former Charlton Athletic player and it remains to be seen if he would be willing to sell him on a permanent basis though he is still unable to push through into the first team as Hector Bellerin occupies the right-back role. [Full Article...]

SpaceX returns to flight, nails rocket landing

Liftoff from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California is targeted for around 10:22 a.m. PST/1:22 p.m. EST. The FAA, which oversees commercial US space launches, oversaw SpaceX's investigation into why a Falcon 9 rocket burst into flames on a launch pad in Florida as it was being fueled for a routine, prelaunch test on September 1. [Full Article...]

Japan's whale kill disappoints New Zealand

The Turnbull government has been criticised for inaction over whaling after allegations Japanese ships have killed whales in Australian waters. JUST days after Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull discussed whaling Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the Japan-flagged hunting ship slaughtered a minke whale in Australian waters. [Full Article...]

Japan space agency postpones launch of mini rocket because of wind

Japan space agency postpones launch of mini rocket because of wind The rocket and its payload had a water landing off southeast Japan's coast. As per the JAXA mission update , the mission was aborted by JAXA flight controllers during the ignition of the rocket's second stage after communication failure was cited. [Full Article...]

Army Chief Bipin Rawat warns Pakistan

Army Chief Bipin Rawat warns Pakistan Presenting 15 Gallantry Awards and several honours, he took pride in becoming the COAS of one of the best armies of the world. An army jawan posted in Dehradun said yesterday that he wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office, the Defence Minister and others, seeking their intervention, but has been threatened and "tortured" after that. [Full Article...]


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