Climate wins as another global deal tolimit emissions is reached

Saturday's agreement in Kigali, Rwanda, is the biggest single step to limit climate change since governments reached a global agreement in Paris previous year to shift the world economy from fossil fuels this century. Small island states and other countries, including many in Africa, that say they face the biggest threat from climate change are urging action on HFCs, and soon. Read More

Amazon (AMZN) Pits Unlimited Music Against Spotify amp; Apple

Amazon (AMZN) Pits Unlimited Music Against Spotify amp; Apple

The starting price for non-Prime members is also at $9.99 a month, but if you're already a Prime member, then the price goes down to $7.99 a month, and it gets even lower for Prime members with an Amazon Echo device, who will only have to pay $3.99, according to PC Magazine . Read More

China to send two astronauts to space station

A source of enormous national pride, China's space program plans a total of 20 missions this year at a time when the US and other countries' programs are seeking new roles. Like Tiangong-1, Tiangong-2 measuring 34 feet long and 11 feet across at its widest. "They are also going to carry out typical on-orbit fix experiments and verify the synergy of humans and machines", Wu said. Read More

Space station launch set in Virginia, 2 years after blast

If the sky is clear enough, the launch is expected to be visible across wide swaths of the eastern United States, ranging from SC to western Pennsylvania to southern New Hampshire. The agency spent almost $800 million to help SpaceX and Orbital develop launch systems, less than half of each project's cost. The launch marks the first time Orbital ATK will launch its Antares rocket since one exploded shortly after liftoff almost two years ago. Read More

How Safe Are the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Replacements?

The Verge news identified the passenger as Brian Green and his phone as "a replacement Galaxy Note 7". "Until we are able to retrieve the device, we can not confirm that this incident involves the new Note 7", Samsung said in a statement . Read More

Theresa May: No plans for British military action in Syria

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said the West must consider new military options against Syrian forces to stop Aleppo being "pulverised". "But I think the prime minister would weigh up very carefully any options that were put forward and the potential consequences of those", she said. Read More

Obama's big plan: We'll visit Mars in the next 20 years

Crew will build a fuel processing facility on Mars that will provide a source of power for the inhabitants and SpaceX's Interplanetary Transport System that will transport humans from Mars back to earth. Like Earth, the so-called Red Planet also has seasons, and a 2012 National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) mission found conditions there once supported microbial life, according to the US space agency. Read More

Honeymoon may be over for Giants rookie coach McAdoo

Honeymoon may be over for Giants rookie coach McAdoo

Once Flowers noticed Raanan , he interrupted a question from one reporter and immediately addressed Raanan . This time around, the usually fiery Flowers was much more subdued and not at all interesting in discussing his now infamous shove - a shove that got the NFL's attention. Read More

Gold recovers after biggest weekly drop this year

Gold recovers after biggest weekly drop this year

Gold for December delivery was recently up 0.9% at $1,262.50 a troy ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. The metal is highly sensitive to U.S. Huang Liang, a gold analyst at Guohua Jewelry, said the price cuts by Beijing's gold stores were within expectations. The controversy over Republican candidate Donald Trump's vulgar comments about women has increased US financial markets' expectations that his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton will win the White House and ... Read More

Governor: Dangers from Matthew will continue as rivers crest

Governor: Dangers from Matthew will continue as rivers crest

Power lines are scattered over 21st Street near Chestnut Avenue after Hurricane Matthew left thousands without power in Newport News, Va., on Sunday, Oct. More than 330 people died in Haiti, according to the nation's Civil Protection Service. Homes throughout Charleston's historic district had been protected with plywood and lined with sandbags. Read More

The Milwaukee Bucks put positive spin on national anthem controversy

Thirty-two percent polled online and by telephone said they're willing to skip National Football League games this year because of player protests over racial issues, the pollster said on Tuesday. In the case of Kaepernick's protest, one of the worst things a billionaire owner can do is tell his players they're not allowed to protest. Rapinoe said to ESPN: "Being gay, I have stood with my hand over my heart during the national anthem and felt like I haven't had my liberties protected, so I ... Read More

Snapchat Working on IPO Valuing Firm at $25 Billion or More

Snapchat Working on IPO Valuing Firm at $25 Billion or More

That's quite a bit more than its last valuation of around $18 billion. In the last two years, his ephemeral messaging app has ramped up its advertising efforts, adding sponsored geofilters and animated selfie "lenses", and inserting video ads between users' stories. Read More

PSVR headset needs to be unplugged to use PS4 in HDR

Their PlayStation VR will give the gamers a whole new experience while playing their favorite video games.The gaming company will sell its latest gadget on october 13 in U.S. The new Sony gaming console can also provide better VR experience because of its advanced hardware units. According to Sony, PlayStation VR is a 360-degrees experience for both ears and eyes. Read More

US probes complaints of more F-150 brake failures

US probes complaints of more F-150 brake failures

They totaled 2.4 million vehicles. Now, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some drivers of 2015 trucks have complained of similar issues, with greatly reduced brake function along with warning lights and tones. Read More

Barack Obama and Leonardo DiCaprio team up against climate change

Barack Obama and Leonardo DiCaprio team up against climate change

The words were interpreted as a slight against presidential candidate Donald Trump, who has frequently tweeted his scepticism - despite denying he had made such claims in last week's presidential debate. "We're in a race against time", Obama said. Obama called for the development of new technologies to address climate change but stressed changes in policy and attitudes wouldn't happen overnight. Read More

UN Syria envoy 'deeply regrets' suspension of US-Russia talks

UN Syria envoy 'deeply regrets' suspension of US-Russia talks

The Russian foreign ministry said Tuesday its embassy compound in Damascus came under shelling from rebel groups the previous day. "The Russian diplomatic mission in Damascus was caught in mortar shelling on October 3, and one of the mortars exploded in the embassy's territory near a residential complex, causing damage to the embassy's property", the ministry said in a statement. Read More

Federal Bureau of Investigation and/or NSA ordered Yahoo to build secret e-mail search tool

But the company was querying for a "set of characters", possibly a phrase in an email or attachment, according to Reuters . It is unknown if any other companies were asked to turn over emails or if any other companies complied with the government's demands. Read More

With EU Vote, Paris Climate Agreement Is Poised To Become Binding

With EU Vote, Paris Climate Agreement Is Poised To Become Binding

The Parliament gave its consent to the deal following a vote at midday, in the presence of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and European President Jean-Claude Juncker . The Council still has to formally adopt the ratification, something that can be done in a written procedure taking less than a day. With India's move, a total of 62 countries accounting for nearly 52 per cent of emissions have now ratified the accord. Read More

BP says oil from North Sea spill to disperse natura

BP says oil from North Sea spill to disperse natura

It was shut down after the leak. The firm now believes that allowing the oil to disperse naturally at sea is the best way to deal with the spill, although other options have not been ruled out. An oil spill that happened in the North Sea isn't expected to reach land, according to BP PLC officials. "At present, we believe the most appropriate response is to allow the oil to disperse naturally at sea, but contingencies for the action are being prepared". Read More

Hurricane Matthew grows to Category 3 storm

Forecasters say Matthew is expected to turn toward the west-northwest by Saturday night and then toward the northwest on Sunday. These will likely cause changes in the strength, but the environment ahead of Matthew is one that favors development. Read More