Trump launches military strike against Syria

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(CNN)The United States launched a military strike Thursday on a Syrian government target in retaliation for their chemical weapons attack on civilians earlier in the week. On President Donald Trump’s orders, US warships launched between 50-60 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian government airbase where the warplanes that carried out the chemical attacks were based, Read More

Renewables target of 50% by 2030 achievable, says report – BBC News

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Image copyright WWF SCOTLAND Image caption The report said two-fifths of homes would be heated by renewable sources, like solar panels, by 2030 Producing half of Scotland’s energy needs using renewable technology by 2030 is an achievable goal, according to a new report. Actions required to meet that target have been set out in a Read More

CNN 10 – April 6, 2017

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April 6, 2017 As U.S. President Donald Trump prepares to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping, how do the two leaders differ on their approaches to North Korea? And what other subjects will they discuss? Those topics are followed by reports on a mission to Saturn, the health benefits of reading, and a space station Read More

The 3 things humanity will need to settle Mars

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BY ALASDAIR WILKINS Just sending a few humans to visit Mars is a multi-billion-dollar endeavor, andthe task of establishing full-blown settlements on Mars would make such missions look like nothing. As NASA planetary scientist Philip Metzger explained at a recent conference, setting up shop on other worlds require building the infrastructure to support it, and Read More

InsideSales expands chummy Microsoft relationship with new Dynamics platform integration

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Microsoft has had a fair bit of investment action withInsideSales, the startup with a unicorn valuation of $1.5 billion, and today they are expanding that relationship with some product integration. The companies announcedthat InsideSales Playbooks will be available on the Microsoft Dynamics CRM platform. Playbooks offer customers a set of recommendations aimed at sales teams, Read More

Kidnapped, tortured and thrown in jail: my 70 days in Sudan

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The long read: Twelve years after reporting on the conflict in Darfur, film-maker Phil Cox returned. But this time, the Sudanese government put a price on his head In the early morning of 24 December 2016, my friend Daoud and I lay side by side on a blanket, our legs chained at the ankles, secured Read More

Huge fleet of icebergs hits North Atlantic shipping lanes

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About 450 icebergs up from 37 a week earlier have drifted into waters where Titanic sank, forcing vessels to divert and raising global warming fears More than 400 icebergs have drifted into the North Atlantic shipping lanes over the past week in an unusually large swarm for this early in the season, forcing vessels to Read More

Climate change impacting most species on Earth, even down to their genome

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Three recent studies point to just how broad, bizarre, and potentially devastating climate change is to life on Earth. And weve only seen one degree Celsius of warming so far. Climate change is rapidly becoming a crisis that defies hyperbole. For all the sound and fury of climate change denialists, self-deluding politicians and a very Read More