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The 2016 Aston Martin DB9 GT Is James Bond Perfect

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Aston Martin has done exactly the right thing with its new DB9. This is the handsome devil the brand first debuted in 2003 as the modern successor to the vaunted ...

How to Slow Climate Change. With a Fake Volcano

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There’s a cheap, quick, dirty, and controversial way to combat global warming that isn’t on the agenda of the United Nations climate summit in Paris, which runs from Nov. 30 ...

Gender equality, women’s empowerment and climate change

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Events |News | Statements | Interviews |Photos |Stories | Join the conversationA changing climate poses risks for all of humanity. However, for women and girls in particular, many of whom ...

How the world joined together to end AIDS for children

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At the turn of the century, and the beginning of the Millennium Development Goals, an HIV diagnosis was equivalent to a death sentence for most children and their families in ...

Here's what it's like to work at Planned Parenthood

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Last night, Bryn Greenwood, who worked for Planned Parenthood in the late 90s, tweeted about her experience: I worked at a #PlannedParenthood clinic in Kansas for 3 years. My coworkers ...

The Road to Paris

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Related Publications2015 Infographic - How Climate Change Drives Hunger13 Nov 20152015 - Two minutes on Climate Change and Hunger 21 Nov 2014Climate Impacts on Food Security and Nutrition: A Review ...

The Paris attacks had zero impact on the Republican race

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Here's the most recent Pollster aggregate of the GOP primary contest. Donald Trump's scheme to prove that Republican voters are the most gullible people on the planet continues apace. (Seriously ...

WHO key messages for COP21

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WHO conservatively estimates that climate change will cause some 250,000 additional deaths per year by the 2030s. The main health risks are more intense heatwaves and fires; increased prevalence of ...

None of this is normal

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After the shooting at a Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs this weekend, President Obama said, “This is not normal. We can’t let it become normal.” He was specifically pleading — ...

Unearthing America's Deep Network of Climate Change Deniers

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The American public has turned away from outright denial of climate change. Sixty-three percent of adults describe the problem as "serious" in the latest opinion poll from the Washington Post ...

Why flying home for the holidays might be greener than driving

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In July, British tabloid the Daily Mail came out with a screaming headline: "EXCLUSIVE: Video shows Hillary Clinton boarding private jet just hours after launching global-warming push." Clinton's strategy to ...

When a kid kills his longtime abuser, who's the victim?

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You could hardly open a Pennsylvania newspaper in 2012 without running into a story about the prosecution of sexual predators or their enablers. The case of Jerry Sandusky, the Penn ...

UM/UH accommodation

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Over the years, we've presented some surprisingly consistent evidence about age and gender differences in the rates of use of different hesitation markers in various Germanic languages and dialects. See ...

Hillary Clinton Calls for $275 Billion in Federal Infrastructure Spending

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Hillary Clinton is calling for a $275 billion boost in federal infrastructure spending over five years and the creation of an infrastructure bank, arguing that the measures will help create ...

We Are Transport! We Have Solutions!

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The COP21 United Nations Conference on Climate Change takes place in Paris from November 30 to December 11. Several organizations have formed the Paris Process on Mobility and Climate to ...

CMP 11 - Plenary 1

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Obama: COP21 Paris Climate Talks a Test of Global Resolve

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President Barack Obama told world leaders that the climate talks that opened Monday in Paris mark a turning point for collective action on global warming and stand as a rejection ...

Microsoft Launches PowerApps, Makes Building Business Apps Easier

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Microsoft today launched PowerApps, a new Office-like service that makes it easy for virtually any employee in a company to build basic mobile and web-based business apps — and for ...

The $30 Oil Cliff Threatening Russia's Economy

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Crude prices at that level will push the economy to depths that would threaten the nation’s financial system, according to 63 percent of respondents in a Bloomberg survey. Lower prices ...

CMP 11

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17:00 CET: Ad-Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP)


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In a video message from Paris, Ban Ki-moon calls for a change to the way humans live their lives to preserve Planet Earth in a more sustainable way.

Did the Yuan Really Pass the IMF Currency Test? You'll Know Soon

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International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde and some two dozen officials on the fund’s executive board will gather Monday at headquarters in Washington for one of the most-anticipated decisions ...

'Transparent' Season 2 First Episode Available On Amazon Prime

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Amazon is premiering the first episode of Transparent‘s second season tonight at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT exclusively for Prime members in the U.S. This comes ahead of the series ...

BHP Tumbles in London as Brazil Considers $5.2 Billion Dam Bill

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BHP Billiton Ltd. fell to a seven-year low in London after Brazil said it would seek as much as 20 billion reais ($5.2 billion) in compensation for a dam collapse ...

Cover Story: Moving Images

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The New Yorker is arguably the primary venue for complex contemporary fiction around, so I often wonder why the cover shouldn’t, at least every once in a while, also give ...

COP21: on eve of UN climate conference, Ban says 'time for action is now'

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29 November 2015 – On the eve of the opening in Paris of the United Nations climate change conference, widely known as COP21, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging all countries ...

World AIDS Day 2015

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We have what it takes to break the AIDS epidemic. Already 15 million people are accessing life-saving HIV treatment. New HIV infections have been reduced by 35% since 2000 and ...

Iron Ore Breaches $40 in Singapore as China Port Holdings Expand

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Most-active iron ore futures in Singapore sank below $40 a metric ton for the first time on concern that the economic slowdown in China will cut demand as supplies from ...

Kobe Bryant to Retire From Basketball at End of Season, AP Says

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Kobe Bryant, who won five NBA championships with the Los Angeles Lakers, will retire at the end of this season, the Associated Press reported. Bryan, 37, announced his 20th NBA ...

The Silk Road Affair: Power, Pop and a Bunch of Billionaires

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Even in post-Soviet Uzbekistan, an ancient crossroads where torture and bribery allegations are endemic, Gulnara Karimova, the president’s Harvard-educated daughter, stood out for her ruthlessness. As the U.S. embassy noted ...

Have a Lethal Gremlins French Connection Christmas: 21 non-holiday holiday movies

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Every December it’s the same, as we settle down with classics like White Christmas, It’s A Wonderful Life, and Miracle On 34th Street. Frankly, after so many years, these standards ...

End the violence: the women's rights defenders killed in 2015

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Nadia Vera was found dead in her flat in Mexico City. She had been raped, tortured and shot in the head alongside four other people, including three women and a ...

Ted Cruz Describes Alleged Planned Parenthood Shooter As ‘Transgendered Leftist Activist’

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Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is the latest presidential candidate trying to downplay the role anti-abortion rhetoric may have played in motivating the Planned Parenthood shooting in Colorado Springs Friday ...

Smart Driving App Dash Expands Into The Trucking And Analytics Business

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Dash, an driving app we’ve previously described as a “Fitbit for cars”, has announced it is expanding beyond consumer-facing products with Dash XL and Dash IQ, two new products designed ...

Amazon Shows Off New Prime Air Drone With Hybrid Design

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Amazon delivered a lovely update on its ‘Prime Air’ project — almost exactly two years after it showed the first iteration of its delivery drone. You know, the flying delivery ...

Sea turtle found dead, wedged inside lawn chair at Mickler's...

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A St. Augustine man found a disturbing scene at Mickler’s Landing this week. A sea turtle that apparently washed ashore wedged into and trapped by a lawn chair was found ...

Can the net transform the world's fishing industries?

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Local fishing communities in Indonesia are beset by a multitude of connected challenges, from illegal fishing to declining fish populations to their own personal safety in the country’s turbulent seas.

Key COP21 Press Events Starting 30 NovemberInformation for Media

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Key COP21 Press Events Starting 30 NovemberInformation for Media The UN Climate Change Conference in Paris will begin with an unprecedented Leaders Event on 30 November, immediately after the official ...

Michigan Avenue Black Friday protests cost stores 25-50 percent of sales

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Activists who blocked the entrances to stores on North Michigan Avenue on Black Friday to protest the fatal shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago cop may have ...

The Beauty and the Peril of Being a Photojournalist in Afghanistan

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The image made the pages of newspapers around the globe: a young girl in brilliant green, arms outstretched, mouth open in a scream, surrounded by bodies after a suicide bomb ...

Donald Trump & the GOP are literally killing middle America

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I have a friend I grew up with in white, working class rural Nevada. He was one of the coolest guys I knew, and I admired him. We reconnected a ...

Violent anti-choice rhetoric must end, or anti-abortion violence never will

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Words matter. When we dehumanize people – when we call them demons, monsters, and murderers – we make it easier for others to do them harm. Let’s not pretend that ...

Coral Bleaching and the Paris Summit

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Coral bleaching is happening now and globally! Bleaching, Acidification, Sea Level Rise, loss of sea ice…Climate is an ocean issue, which is why the Paris Climate Summit beginning Monday has ...

New Documentary Racing Extinction Explores How Humanity Is Killing the World

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As a seafood restaurateur and founder of Sawyer Culinary Adventures, Louie Sawyer sought out exotic tastes for his intrepid Western clientele. During a scouting trip to Hong Kong in 2013,

'Joy' Marks a Reunion, Breaks New Ground for Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper and David O. Russell (Q & A)

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By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood Sun Nov 29 15:48:11 EST 2015 The last few year-end big-movie guns are finally screening. "The Revenant" (Fox/New Regency) has pushed Leonardo DiCaprio ...

Coldplay and Beyoncé Offer Up a 'Hymn for the Weekend'

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Coldplay debuted their track featuring Beyoncé, “Hymn for the Weekend” from the upcoming Head Full of Dreams, today on Annie Mac’s BBC Radio 1 show. Chris Martin spoke with the ...

Orange the World to End Violence against Women

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This year, to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the world, the UNiTE to End Violence against Women Campaign aims to “Orange the world.” During the ...

A Retraction Watch retraction: Our 2013 advice on reporting misconduct turns out to have been wrong

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Nearly three years ago, our co-founders Ivan Oransky and Adam Marcus penned a column in Lab Times suggesting ways for readers to report alleged scientific misconduct. They are now retracting ...

Ben Carson and the conservative grift machine

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In the LA Times today Joseph Tanfani and Maloy Moore have a great piece about the American Legacy PAC and its 2014 Save Our Healthcare campaign. It was fronted by ...

India set to unveil global solar alliance of 120 countries at Paris climate summit

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India’s prime minister Narendra Modi has launched an international solar alliance of over 120 countries with the French president Francoise Hollande at the Paris COP21 climate summit. Modi told a ...

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