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China launches crewed mission to dock with space station

This will mark Jing Haipeng's third space mission. If China is able to reach its goal, the space station would be only the second in service, after the International Space Station, a multinational project launched in 1998, which is slated to be retired in 2024. Continua a leggere...

United Nations chief hails crucial world agreement to cut greenhouse gases

Environment chief Erik Solheim said in a statement. "They needed an agreement here as it's seen as an Obama legacy, so the U.S. delegation has been pretty aggressive in making China and India get to an agreement", Paula Tejon Carbajal from Greenpeace International tells the BBC. Continua a leggere...

Rare hunter's supermoon to light up night sky this weekend

Rare hunter's supermoon to light up night sky this weekend A perigee moon occurs once a month when the moon is at its closest point to the earth. The concurrence is relatively rare. Both moons are close to the equinox and appear in the sky earlier than usual. The "hunter's moon", follows the harvest moon, signaling the time of year when hunting for winter storage should begin (and lighting the way for said hunting at night). Continua a leggere...

Ryan rips Clinton as he avoids mention of Trump

So why not just disavow the guy - dump Trump? Instead, Ryan told college Republicans that liberal policies have failed America. And it's doable. A decade of GOP gerrymandering in state legislatures across the south and rural America has made it almost impossible for Democrats to retake the House any time soon. Continua a leggere...

Ty Lawson Reportedly to Meet with Kings Officials After Missing Team Flight

Ty Lawson Reportedly to Meet with Kings Officials After Missing Team Flight Lawson is expected to meet with team officials, and his status with the club is uncertain for the future. He has career averages of 13.1 points and 6.2 assists in 482 career games. But Collison was ultimately suspended for just the first eight games of the regular season after a misdemeanor conviction for domestic assault. The Kings signed Lawson only after considerable internal deliberation a... Continua a leggere...

Sony to launch smartphone games in 2018 - Nikkei

Because it can attach so easy to an existing PlayStation console, people won't be forced through the usual stress of buying a PC to power their virtual reality experience. PS VR also has a "Social Screen" feature that allows users who are not wearing the VR headset to see on the TV what the PS VR player is seeing in the headset, or to play alongside the VR player in supporting games. Continua a leggere...

Nations Clinch Landmark Pact To Fight Climate Change

According to the Berkeley National Laboaratory, air-conditioning is the cause of the largest growth in HFCs - and the world is likely to have another 700 million air-conditioners by 2030. The new agreement is "equal to stopping the entire world's fossil-fuel Carbon dioxide emissions for more than two years", said Natural Resources Defence Council climate and clean air programme director David Doni... Continua a leggere...

Pence: I 'absolutely' believe Trump's denials

Pence: I 'absolutely' believe Trump's denials Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence contradicted running mate Donald Trump on Sunday by saying evidence points to Russian involvement in email hacks tied to the U.S. "Election is being rigged by the media, in a coordinated effort with the Clinton campaign, by putting stories that never happened into news!". The allegations against Trump and his countercharges dominated the camp... Continua a leggere...

Nobel 2016 in Physics Winners reveal Exotic Secrets through Research

Kosterlitz shares his half of the prize with Frederick Haldane, professor of physics at Princeton. Michael Kosterlitz was born in 1942 in Aberdeen and is now affiliated to Brown University. Topology, key to Nobel Laureates' discoveries, explains why electrical conductivity inside thin layers changes in integer steps. Haviland said the the British trio came up with a description of certain materi... Continua a leggere...

Music icon Bob Dylan wins Nobel for literature

Dylan's rasping voice tells of decade of rebellion, has enthralled the music and peace loving tribals of Meghalaya and the north east. The Nobel is the latest accolade for the singer, who has come a long way from his humble beginnings as Robert Allen Zimmerman, born in 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota, and who taught himself to play the harmonica, guitar and piano. Continua a leggere...

Despite recall, Samsung tips higher-than-expected profit

Any Galaxy Note 7 sold before September 16 is affected by the ongoing recall . Bloomberg News last week interviewed a customer in China who said his new Note 7 had exploded less than 24 hours after it was delivered. Some experts have already said the damage is likely done, and perhaps the company should cut bait and move on from the troubled Note 7. Much like most Asian companies, Sams... Continua a leggere...

Scrapping Galaxy Note7 set to cost Samsung £4.4bn

Scrapping Galaxy Note7 set to cost Samsung £4.4bn On Wednesday, it said it expected the move to knock about $2.3 billion off its operating profit for the three months to September 30. Another formal recall from the United States government has revealed how many Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones overheated in the past month. Continua a leggere...

Aleppo hit by fresh wave of air strikes

Violence has continued unabated in the northern city, once Syria's commercial hub but now ravaged by Russian and regime air strikes in support of a major government offensive against rebels. Top diplomats from Russian Federation, the US, Turkey, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Iran will meet in Lausanne in Switzerland this weekend to try and hammer out a new framework for peace. Continua a leggere...

Google to highlight fact-checking articles with new labels

Google to highlight fact-checking articles with new labels Articles that are fact checked by reputed fact checking networks will be tagged with the label in Google News. Google News already labels different types of articles with tags like Opinion, Wikipedia, and In-Depth. and the United Kingdom", the Silicon Valley firm said in a blog post. Google News now classifies its content via a set of tags which include 'Paid subscription, ' 'Free regist... Continua a leggere...

Ban Ki-moon hails agreement to cut greenhouse gases

This move acted as a catalyst to arrive at the deal when it was agreed for the first time to set two different phase down time-lines for developing countries - one for India, Pakistan, Iran, Iraq and others and the second for China, South Africa, Brazil and over 100 other developing countries. Continua a leggere...

Nations reach deal to reduce HFCs, environmental groups say

Several high-profile leaders attended the meeting, including US Secretary of State John Kerry . Countries with stronger economies like the United States and the European Union have agreed to limit the use of HFCs and have aimed to cut back by at least 10 percent by 2019. Continua a leggere...

Diplomats agree on phase-out of greenhouse gases

This type of greenhouse gas is extremely powerful - it can trap "thousands of times more heat in the Earth's atmosphere than carbon dioxide", according to the United Nations Environment Programme. This is the biggest step we can take in the year to after the Paris Agreement against the widening threats from climate change. It may prove to be one of the most important milestones in the hist... Continua a leggere...

Lionel Messi could make his return after 3-week layoff

Messi needed just four minutes to score in his return on Saturday, when he went on as a second-half substitute and completed Barcelona's 4-0 rout of Deportivo La Coruna. Madrid visits Real Betis. "When we play with the intensity required it makes it very hard for the opponent", said a relieved Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane. Continua a leggere...

Trump: Hillary si droga per avere più energia

Trump: Hillary si droga per avere più energia Si allunga la lista di donne che accusano Donald Trump di molestie sessuali. Alcune di quelle donne - ha detto riguardo alle accuse di molestie - non sarebbero state sufficientemente attraenti da meritare di subire i palpeggiamenti. Di stasera l'ultima chicca, quando in un comizio Trump ha insinuato che Hillary Clinton abbia assunto qualche sostanza stupefacente al secondo dibattito in tv: "... Continua a leggere...

Bufera Icardi. Zanetti : "Valuteremo se togliere o meno la fascia"

Bufera Icardi. Zanetti : Purtroppo i social vengono usati a volte in maniera negativa. Ognuno può scrivere quello che vuole, su internet e sui libri, ma non può danneggiare l'immagine di una grande società dell'Inter. Nello spogliatoio vengo acclamato come un idolo... "Tutti devono stare molto attenti a ciò che scrivono sui social, non bisogna danneggiare la storia di una società". Continua a leggere...


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