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CO2 emissions flat for third straight year as GDP grows

CO2 emissions flat for third straight year as GDP grows

Amin said . Globally, energy-related Carbon dioxide emissions were flat for the third straight year in 2016 even as the worldwide economy grew 3.1%, signaling a "continuing decoupling of emissions and economic activity". "These three years of flat emissions in a growing global economy signal an emerging trend and that is certainly a cause for optimism, even if it is too soon to say that global emissions have definitely peaked", said Dr Fatih Birol, the IEA's executive director. Read More

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Robert Downey Jr. Adds New 'Doctor Dolittle' Movie To His To-Do List

Robert Downey Jr. Adds New 'Doctor Dolittle' Movie To His To-Do List

British author Hugh Lofting created the Doctor Dolittle character in the 1920s series of children's books, in which a Victorian-era physician opts to treat animals instead of humans because he's able to speak with them. Later, Eddie Murphy made the role his own in a 1998 film that was a worldwide box office hit and spurred multiple sequels that were not as well received. Read More

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Drake releases long-awaited More Life playlist project

Drake releases long-awaited More Life playlist project

As Complex pointed out , the track was playing in the background of the now-infamous J-Lo and Drake prom video, but on More Life, U.K. singer Jorja Smith features instead. On his track Teenage Fever about missing a former girlfriend he samples her hit If You Had My Love . The new album is one of the more highly anticipated new albums of the year and you'll want to make sure you get your hands on it. Read More

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Adele Facilities Yet Another On-Stage Proposal at Her Concert

Adele Facilities Yet Another On-Stage Proposal at Her Concert

To further prove she is the world's greatest Beyhive member, Adele took the stage this weekend in Melbourne and debuted her impression of the singer's iconic hair flips. I know you work here but could you stop telling people to sit down? Mr Nicholson-Doyle said he was momentarily unaware of the screaming crowd. For example, two Swedish men got engaged on her stage in Denmark and she even joked about being a surrogate for their children. Read More

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Matthew Perry recalls beating up Justin Trudeau in grade school

No word on what punishment Perry received for his aggression, but he jokes that perhaps he had something to do with Trudeau's huge success today: "I think I was instrumental in him reaching great heights in becoming the Prime Minister". She found a job working for the Liberal Party and eventually became the press aide to Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. The actor also said there was no Secret Service protecting the future Prime Minister at school. Read More

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Trump Wiretapping Claims Dominate Intelligence Hearing

It was, after all, titled "Trump's budget makes ideal sense and will fix America, and I will tell you why". Trump tweeted on March 4. "This shows the administration doesn't give the allegations any credence". It's the initials for the British intelligence spying agency. ISC chairman Dominic Grieve said: "I note GCHQ's public denial of the potentially damaging allegations against them ". Read More

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'Beauty and the Beast' to get sequel?

'Beauty and the Beast' to get sequel?

Many believe to have discerned that the film was presenting and promoting bestiality. "We really like giving people a good feeling leaving the theatre", said Lieberman in an interview this week. The success of that film, along with Universal Pictures' 2012 release Snow White and the Huntsman , led studio chairman Alan Horn to wonder , "Why aren't we doing that?" The story of " Sleeping Beauty ", for example, was told from the perspective of the villain in " Maleficent ". Read More

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Coats sworn in as director of national intelligence

Coats sworn in as director of national intelligence

But McMaster elected to remain in uniform rather than retire from military service, and generals of his rank need the chamber's approval when they're promoted or change assignments. Bernie Sanders, of ME and Republican Sen. He will also be a key player in the government's ongoing investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election. Read More

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Universal drops a new 'Despicable Me 3' trailer

Universal drops a new 'Despicable Me 3' trailer

The newly arrived second trailer shows the consequences of Gru's failure to capture the larcenous mixtape-making madman Balthazar Bratt, namely ignominious unemployment. Yep, it's the old evil twin gag, now in Gru form. Also featured in teh film are Miranda Cosgrove , Dana Gaier , Nev Scharrel , Steve Coogan, Jenny Slate and Julie Andrews . Read More

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Rep. Steve King Defends 'Somebody Else's Babies' Remarks

Rep. Steve King Defends 'Somebody Else's Babies' Remarks

King landed himself in hot water Sunday when he retweeted an Islamophobic cartoon and praised the illustrator for understanding "that culture and demographics are our destiny ". "Iowans are very clear about how they feel about these issues", said Northey. In 2010, King said Obama's policies "favor the black person". Wilders' controversial comments were directed toward Muslims in Europe, and critics said King's tweet was a White Nationalist tweet aimed at Muslims and other non-whites in ... Read More

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Murray confused by Indian Wells record

Murray confused by Indian Wells record

But he has a lighter side too, he recently launched a Youtube channel to chronicle his journey through several charming videos done by his brother Tom, aptly called "Bounce". "It allowed him to go and play his own game and to his own strengths which is what you have got to do". "I don't know exactly why it is, because in practice here normally I play pretty well", Murray told reporters. Read More

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