• 2016 is going to be the hottest year ever
2016 is going to be the hottest year ever

WMO scientists blamed the record heat on the El Nino weather pattern, which ended earlier this year, and climate change, which has kept global temperatures abnormally high on its own. "Another year. Another record". However, the outlook for the implementation of the agreement was dampened as Donald Trump won the US presidential election.

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  • Obama Urges Americans to Give Trump a Chance
Obama Urges Americans to Give Trump a Chance

Obama pointed out that the 2016 election was a relatively low turnout election compared to recent campaigns. He said this included "strong and robust Nato " partnerships, which he said would convey "enormous continuity" to the world. "I don't think he is ideological", he continued. "I think the democrats should not waver on our core beliefs a...

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  • 2016 set to break heat record despite slowdown in emissions
2016 set to break heat record despite slowdown in emissions

India's emissions from fuel use and industry rose more than 5 per cent previous year, and are likely to continue to increase as India looks to double domestic coal production by 2020, the Global Carbon Project said . The fall in USA emissions is due in large part to the declining role of coal and the increase in oil and gas in the energy sector. ...

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  • Fighting intensifies in battle for Mosul
Fighting intensifies in battle for Mosul

Therefore Fusion Media doesn't bear any responsibility for any trading losses you might incur as a result of using this data. "Liberation of ancient Iraqi archaeological sites from the control of forces of dark and evil is a victory not only to Iraqis but for all humanity", Rasheed, deputy minister for tourism and antiquities at the culture min...

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  • Australia Ratifies Greenhouse Gas Targets Agreed On In Paris
Australia Ratifies Greenhouse Gas Targets Agreed On In Paris

While his opponent, Democrat Hillary Clinton, supported the work of the Obama administration in making the climate a priority, Trump has called global warming a Chinese hoax. "Whilst the election of a climate denier into the White House sends the wrong signal globally", said Jesse Bragg, from Boston-based Corporate Accountability International.

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  • University of Oklahoma student suspended for sending racist messages
University of Oklahoma student suspended for sending racist messages

The university says the account "contains violent, racist and thoroughly repugnant images and messages". University officials and IT staffers are attempting to locate the exact origin of the account. Statements denouncing the abuse have been issued by professors, department chairs, Penn College Republicans, and Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, ...

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  • The Last Guardian Gameplay Trailer Debuts
The Last Guardian Gameplay Trailer Debuts

To prove it, another trailer has been released showing some scenes taking place in-game - but not during actual gameplay. Keighley quickly pulled out his camera to record Ueda as he unboxed the game from its unique reversible case cover. Creating " The Last Guardian " has been long and hard, but it also served as the learning experience - waiting f...

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  • Ford EcoSport Confirmed for North America, Will Debut in LA
Ford EcoSport Confirmed for North America, Will Debut in LA

Ford would later clarify that the four new SUVs would not be updated versions of existing SUVs and crossovers, but rather new models that fill gaps in its utility vehicle lineup. The 1.5-litre TDCi diesel produces 99 BHP of power and 205 Nm of peak torque. The petrol mills are a 1.5-litre Ti-VCT and the 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine.

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  • Annual Taurid meteor shower starts Friday night
Annual Taurid meteor shower starts Friday night

During an average year, in a completely dark sky, star gazers can expect to see about 5-10 Taurids per hour. Fireballs, by the way, is just another word for an especially bright meteor. It will peak November 17-18 - next week. Friday is predicted to be the best day. The showers are named after the constellations they appear to be emanating from, in...

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  • Company Refuses to Halt Construction, Prepares to Drill Under Lake Oahe — NoDAPL
Company Refuses to Halt Construction, Prepares to Drill Under Lake Oahe — NoDAPL

Oil will be transported nationwide from there. The community is against the pipeline and says it threatens drinking water and ancestral lands. The most controversial project right now, the Dakota Access Pipeline, received a jolt from Tuesday's result.

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  • Seabirds eat plastic because plankton attracted to the waste material fools them
Seabirds eat plastic because plankton attracted to the waste material fools them

In ocean ecosystems, a sulfurous compound called dimethyl sulfide (DMS ) is produced by marine algae when they are being eaten by animals like krill . Back at UC Davis , they turned to food and wine chemist Susan Ebeler's lab for help. Then they took it to the university's food and wine laboratories.

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  • Simmonds one-punch takes down Ericsson
Simmonds one-punch takes down Ericsson

Not only did Athanasiou score the game-tying goal and the shootout-winning goal, but he had another scoring chance directly after the game-tying goal. "I don't think we had our best but our last 30 minutes simplified". That wasn't our best hockey. Ericsson was on the ground after one punch from the Flyers' forward.

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  • San Diego student assaulted over faith
San Diego student assaulted over faith

A Muslim student at San Diego State University said she was robbed by two men who "made comments about President-elect Trump", according to a university police statement . The two men, one described as being Hispanic and the other white, grabbed the student's backpack and took her auto keys before fleeing, the statement said.

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  • Voters reject measure on condom use in porn films
Voters reject measure on condom use in porn films

The Cal-OSHA rules don't specifically mention condoms and Weinstein has complained the agency has been slow to act on complaints brought against the porn industry. Portrayed as a workplace health and safety measure, many who worked in porn said if passed and put into force, filming would have have had to move to another state.

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  • Rudy Giuliani touts his qualification for attorney general on CNN
Rudy Giuliani touts his qualification for attorney general on CNN

Further, by not investigating Clinton, "what do you say to a foundation that, you have a fraud of $50,000, when you haven't looked at a foundation when there is an alleged fraud in the millions, hundreds of millions of dollars". As Trump goes to Washington to meet with Obama on Thursday, Giuliani said that while he'd "love to be the person that com...

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  • Oceanside City in California elects dead man to office
Oceanside City in California elects dead man to office

A newly reelected California official is as good as dead. He was elected to Oceanside City Treasurer by a six percent margin over challenger Nadine Scott, with the election results expected to be certified on December 7th by the city council.

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  • Ready for the super duper moon this weekend?
Ready for the super duper moon this weekend?

You may be getting a little exhausted of the supermoon headlines - I mean, come on , how " super " is it if it happens between four to six times a year? - but if there's one supermoon you should probably pay attention to, it's the one that's going to dazzle our skies early Monday morning.

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  • Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT)
Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

The online shopping coupled with early discounts has kept a significant number of shoppers away from physical stores over the recent years, thanks to online retailers such as Amazon and also the Chinese e-commerce titan, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA).

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  • Martin Shkreli leaks unreleased Wu- Tang Clan Music
Martin Shkreli leaks unreleased Wu- Tang Clan Music

And it comes from a rather unlikable source. Americans need no introduction to Shkreli who is known as a real-life super-villain and labelled " Pharma Bro ", after he jacked the price on anti-HIV drug Daraprim from $US13.50 to $US750 per pill in September 2015.

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  • Google's Daydream View: It's All About the Controller
Google's Daydream View: It's All About the Controller

Virtual Reality is the next big thing, and Google knows that better than anyone else. The Daydream-ready apps already out include Street View, Fantastic Beasts and CNN VR . You can view 360-degree YouTube videos and any 360-degree photos you store on Google Photos. Charging the controller is done via USB-C, using the same cable and wall ada...

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