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United Nations Articles, Photos, and Videos

United Nations Articles, Photos, and Videos International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach told the 193-member world body that with the resolution the General Assembly is "creating the conditions for all athletes to compete in peace". PyeongChang 2018 marks the first of three consecutive Olympic and Paralympic Games to be held in Asia, and will be followed by Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022. [Full Article...]

Taylor Swift Shares Fan Photos With #Reputaylurking Hashtag on Twitter

Taylor Swift Shares Fan Photos With #Reputaylurking Hashtag on Twitter When it comes to her style, Taylor doesn't play. From the second it was announced, it was clear that Taylor Swift's Reputation was going to be a huge-selling album, for many obvious reasons that don't need explaining here. The series was shot by Swift herself and chronicles her journey through writing and recording songs for her highly anticipated 6th studio album. This story was fir... [Full Article...]

French skier Poisson dies in training

French skier Poisson dies in training He struck a tree and died at the scene. "We initially called out STARS [air ambulance], but once we made the determination we did stand the helicopter down". The International Ski Federation (FIS) extended its condolences to Poisson's teammates and friends upon hearing of the incident, saying in a statement that the Frenchman was a "respected and accomplished athlete". [Full Article...]

Scientists From All Over The World Issue 'Warning To Humanity'

It is actually an update of a letter sent out by a group of scientists titled " World Scientists' Warning to Humanity " in 1992, in which 1,700 scientists, including most scientific Nobel laureates alive at the time, stated what they considered the biggest threats to the planet and, by extension, to us. [Full Article...]

Google's Android 8.0 Oreo now running on 0.3% devices

Google's Android 8.0 Oreo now running on 0.3% devices And since the analysis looked at market share, that portion of devices running outdated Android - between the 80th to 100th percentile mark on his graph - is also now much larger in absolute terms. You can find the full list of Android versions and their corresponding distribution numbers in the picture attached. This phenomenon could be due to Android growth slowing, relatively fewer people upgra... [Full Article...]

Evidence of 'World's Oldest' Grape Wine Dug Up in Georgia

Evidence of 'World's Oldest' Grape Wine Dug Up in Georgia Prior to this, the earliest evidence for grape wine in the Near East (Western Asia and the Middle East) was found in Iran, near the Zagros Mountains, dating to 5400-5000 B.C. "The horticultural potential of the south Caucasus was bound to lead to the domestication of many new and different species, and innovative "secondary" products were bound to emerge". [Full Article...]

Rocket Issue Delays Launch of Advanced New JPSS-1 Weather Satellite

Rocket Issue Delays Launch of Advanced New JPSS-1 Weather Satellite According to the National Weather Service , 85% of the data flowing into their weather forecast models come from polar-orbiting satellites like the one that will launch Tuesday. NASA-TV will cover the launch live and can be viewed at www.nasa.gov/ntv , starting at 1:15 a.m. PST on November 10. A United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket carrying the Joint Polar Satellite System 1 weather ... [Full Article...]

Pradyuman Murder: Obvious Clues Missed, CBI Calls Gurugram Cops For 'Discussion'

Pradyuman Murder: Obvious Clues Missed, CBI Calls Gurugram Cops For 'Discussion' The agency is yet to find clinching evidence but investigators have told a juvenile court that the teen had confessed to the crime in the presence of his father, independent witnesses and the member of a social welfare board. The arrest had sparked theories about the botched investigation conducted by the Gurugram Police. The sensational Pradyuman Thakur murder case is turning out to be more c... [Full Article...]


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