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Ano de 2017 deve ser um dos três mais quentes da história

Ano de 2017 deve ser um dos três mais quentes da história

A Declaração sobre o Estado do Clima da OMM, divulgada nesta segunda-feira, afirma que a temperatura média global entre janeiro e setembro de 2017 ficou aproximadamente 1,1º Celsius acima da era pré-industrial. Em comunicado, o secretário-geral da OMM, Petteri Taalas afirmou que "estamos testemunhando eventos climáticos extraordinários, incluindo temperaturas superiores a 50°C na Ásia, furacões recorde em rápida sucessão no Caribe e no Atlântico alcançando locais tão distantes quanto a ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Pakistan strongly condemns killing of its diplomatic staff in Afghanistan

Pakistan strongly condemns killing of its diplomatic staff in Afghanistan

The attack took place at around 6 p.m. local time and the assailants managed to escape, Khogiani added. It also comes as relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan remain tense. Foreign Office spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal tweeted that Afghan charge d'affaires was summoned by the foreign secretary to protest the gruesome murder of Pakistani diplomatic official in Jalalabad and Pakistan has demanded increased security for its diplomatic staff stationed in the neighbouring country. Consulte Mais Informação

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BBC unveils new 'choose your own adventure' audio adventure for Amazon Echo

AUNTIE BEEB has confirmed its first foray into interactive radio, with a Choose Your Own Adventure-style drama* controlled using Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, or as it calls them, non-partisanly, voice interfaces or VUI. BBC Research & Development developed The Inspection Chamber in collaboration with production company Rosina Sound. This enables the user to give a wide range of answers, and for the story to mould itself around those responses accordingly. Consulte Mais Informação

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Skyrim PlayStation VR Bundle Coming to North America; New TV Spot

Skyrim PlayStation VR Bundle Coming to North America; New TV Spot

As the Dragonborn , the prophesied hero born with the power of The Voice, you are the only one who can stand amongst them. Well Skyrim VR Bundle will provide you a list of 13 PSVR titles to choose your next game from. The PlayStation VR Skyrim VR Bundle will contain everything someone needs to get started playing The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR on their PlayStation 4 systems. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ahead of 3rd T20I, Ross Taylor challenges team India with his message

Ahead of 3rd T20I, Ross Taylor challenges team India with his message

A fortnight ago Virender Sehwag had started a Twitter banter with Kiwi batsman Ross Taylor , calling him a " darji " (tailor). To everyone's surprise, Taylor's reply to Sehwag was in flawless Hindi. Post New Zealand's win over India in the 2nd T20I on Saturday, the 33-year-old took to Instagram and resumed the banter rivalry. "Resident status is what matters". Consulte Mais Informação

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Turkish president to visit Russian Federation

Russian Federation recently initiated a peace congress scheduled for November 18 to reach a political settlement for the war-torn country, but postponed after Turkey protested against the invitation of the Syrian Kurdish side. The main rebel groups fighting to overthrow Syrian President Bashar Assad are planning to boycott the peace congress in Sochi, which Moscow says will focus on a new constitution. Consulte Mais Informação

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Bargaining breaks down between Ontario colleges and striking faculty

Bargaining breaks down between Ontario colleges and striking faculty

Colleges have been making post-strike plans, including adding hours to the academic day or extending classes beyond the end of the semester to make up for the lost time. More than half a million students are affected by the dispute that has shuttered Ontario's 24 public colleges since October 16. After three weeks away from the table, negotiations had resumed last week at the urging of Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews, who asked both sides to get a deal done. Consulte Mais Informação

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Open to meeting with Kim Jong-un, says Trump

Open to meeting with Kim Jong-un, says Trump

The Pentagon believes the only way to make sure that all of North Korea's nuclear weapons sites are found and secured is a ground invasion, the Washington Post reported Saturday. "[And] to discuss capabilities to counter North Korea's ability to respond with a nuclear weapon and eliminate North Korea's nuclear weapons located in deeply buried, underground facilities". Consulte Mais Informação

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BMW recalls 1 million vehicles in North America

BMW recalls 1 million vehicles in North America

He said the recalls may be expanded. This can cause the parts within the PCV valve to melt, increasing the risk of fire even when the vehicle is not in use. The automaker continued to monitor additional field incidents in the following years. No injuries were reported between 2007 and 2014, but in 2015, BMW was made aware of three incidents in which there were allegations of injuries. Consulte Mais Informação

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Kenya's political opposition calls for boycott of Safaricom products

Kenya's political opposition calls for boycott of Safaricom products

The association however opened the door for dialogue with NASA in a bid to convince the opposition coalition to call off the boycott, but maintained that they will only do so from a business point of view. They have families to feed and children to educate. Safaricom has been accused of aiding in bungling the annulled August 8 presidential election in favor of President Uhuru Kenyatta, an allegation the firm has denied. Consulte Mais Informação

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Valerie Plante defeats Denis Coderre to become Montreal's first female mayor

Valerie Plante defeats Denis Coderre to become Montreal's first female mayor

Her campaign promises included improving public transit and lessening road congestion, as well as adding green spaces and social housing. "I'm going to build safer roads for pedestrians, seniors and cyclists". In his concession speech, Coderre announced he would be leaving municipal politics but said he remained proud of what he'd accomplished. "I'm leaving with my head high", he said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Newly discovered Sumatra orangutan species is already endangered

Newly discovered Sumatra orangutan species is already endangered

A study published Thursday in the journal Current Biology said there are no more than 800 of the primates, which researchers named Pongo tapanuliensis , making it the most endangered great ape species. "The Batang Toru orangutans appear to be direct descendants of the initial orangutans that had migrated from mainland Asia, and thus constitute the oldest evolutionary line within the genus Pongo", said Alexander Nater, also of the Unversity of Zurich. Consulte Mais Informação

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