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International Cloud Atlas lists 12 new cloud types

International Cloud Atlas lists 12 new cloud types

That's some pretty serious stuff, and the ICA is used by everyone from pilots to weather reporters as the end-all, be-all guide to those big fluffy balls of water vapor we call clouds. The atlas whic...

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CM, CMO staffers observe Earth Hour

CM, CMO staffers observe Earth Hour

Philippines is hosting an Earth Hour Camp featuring interactive climate adaptation and mitigation booths prior to the 60-minute turning off of lights of households and iconic landmarks across the worl...

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Lights out across the globe for Earth Hour 2017

Lights out across the globe for Earth Hour 2017

Earth Hour started in Australia in 2007, with Britain joining in the following year. According to the nonprofit, 2.2 million people participated. In this year's Earth Hour celebration, several fa...

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US forces capture IS-held Syrian airport

US forces capture IS-held Syrian airport

The capture of Tabqa airbase comes as the alliance prepares an attack on the Islamic State's de facto Syrian capital Raqa, seeking to effectively surround the city before launching its assault. The ac...

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Pakistan joins world community in observing Earth Hour

In 2016, 178 countries and territories participated in Earth Hour celebrations, with more than 400 iconic landmarks switching off lights, cementing Earth Hour's place as the largest grassroots campa...

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Iconic Buildings, Monuments Go Dark For Earth Hour

Meanwhile, Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani said Pakistan will play its due role to improve the national climate change resilience, protect lives and livelihoods of the people. Berlin's famed Branden...

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British teenager emails NASA to tell them their calculations are wrong

British teenager emails NASA to tell them their calculations are wrong

Folks at NASA said that they were aware of the basic problem, but they did not know that it was happening several times every day. "It's pretty cool", Soloman said. He was more appreciative of the...

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NCAA regional previews: North Carolina vs. Kentucky; South Carolina vs. Florida

Updated at 5:25 p.m. After two halves full of plot twists, physical play, questionable officiating and everything else you could want in a basketball game, North Carolina is headed back to the Final...

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Pakistan to observe 10th Earth Hour today

The tenth edition of the Earth Hour 2017 was successfully completed yesterday. The Cook County Department of Facilities Management will save energy - and send a message about the role local govern...

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BC residents save 24 megawatt hours during Earth Hour

BC residents save 24 megawatt hours during Earth Hour

Gass said the amount is equivalent to removing 31,000 homes from Toronto Hydro's grid. The Island was third with 0.2 per cent (3.3 megawatts less). British Columbians saved 24 megawatts of electrici...

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Setback for Kejriwal in Jaitley defamation case

The party ended a distant second behind the Congress. The results will be out on April 26. When asked about the habit of promising freebies just ahead of polls, Kejriwal said the party fulfils all i...

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5 ways Arizona's state universities want to raise tuition, fees next year

5 ways Arizona's state universities want to raise tuition, fees next year

The athletics fee proposal will be voted on April 6 at an Arizona Board of Regents meeting in Tucson. The University of Arizona Friday proposed a 3.9 percent increase in tuition and fees for incom...

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Earth Hour 2017: United Nations goes dark to support protecting the planet

Tonight many parts of the world are going to remain in the dark for an hour to commemorate Earth Hour, an annual event which aims to support the protection of the environment . "Switching off unneces...

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Earth Hour 2017 Brings Global Blackout

In total, more than six million people in the United Kingdom are expected to turn off their lights, with Birmingham Cathedral among more than 12,000 landmarks and national monuments worldwide signing ...

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Empire State Building Dims for Earth Hour

Britain joined the event a year later and the campaign has grown to reach every corner of the globe. In its 10th year, the movement encourages people, communities and businesses to turn off non-essent...

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Big healthcare bill setback for Trump

Even more than his vow to repeal Obamacare, Trump campaigned on the promise to erect a wall between the USA and Mexico to keep out undocumented immigrants. If the bill passes, then it goes to the Se...

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Woman Makes Up Child Kidnapping, Says She Was Drinking

Woman Makes Up Child Kidnapping, Says She Was Drinking

According to her original story, the mother told police she got out of the auto when they reached home about 4pm, only for the black or Hispanic man to speed off with her daughter still inside. Despit...

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Blue Lives Matter flag ordered removed by home group

Blue Lives Matter flag ordered removed by home group

But despite what the HOA says, Gaddie told WJAX that the Blue Lives Matter flag is not a symbol of hate. Jeff Gaddie, the woman's father, says the flag at the center of the controversy was meant to ...

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Indian Navy fires surface-to-air missile from INS Vikramaditya

Indian Navy fires surface-to-air missile from INS Vikramaditya

The target was successfully engaged and destroyed", a Navy officer was quoted as saying by The Hindu today. "The missile marks a significant milestone in the Air Defence capabilities of the aircra...

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Uber Promises to Change Company Culture, Become More Compassionate

Uber Promises to Change Company Culture, Become More Compassionate

Kalanick has admitted that he needs help running the company, beginning the search for a chief operating officer. On Tuesday's call, Huffington said the company would honor the results of the inve...

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Thousands of Cities Go Dark to Fight Climate Change

The Westin Resort Guam will also invite guests to participate in the conservation effort by shutting off their guestroom lights from 8:30 p.m.to 9:30 p.m. As well as the big switch off, people are kic...

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Gonzaga Cruises Past Xavier to Reach Final Four

So, would he go there now? Schools like Gonzaga, in conferences like the WCC, aren't supposed to go to the Final Four. "Absolutely. I mean, it is". Which Few's team did. But the pressure is mounting a...

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Earth Hour plunges homes, landmarks and DIA into darkness

Earth Hour started in Sydney, Australia back in 2007 and has since grown to the more than 7,000 cities that took part a year ago. This is all for the fact that our planet's climate is changing at a f...

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Many think April the Giraffe's 'positioning & behavior' could indicate she's nearly ready

Many think April the Giraffe's 'positioning & behavior' could indicate she's nearly ready

Zoo officials also said that there appeared to be "notable bulges" on April's left side on Sunday. "April continues to progress but in true April fashion, her upper right teat did not produce milk (...

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Delhi saves 290 MW by switching off lights during Earth Hour

They can also use a new Facebook profile picture frame available on www.facebook.com/earthhour to celebrate Earth Hour on their own personal landmark - their Facebook page. The statue of Christ th...

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Pakistan to observe Earth hour today

The lights were switched off at 8:30 p.m., local time on Saturday evening, to mark the 10th annual Earth Hour . Scott says customers can track their hourly consumption for free on BC Hydro's webs...

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Earth Hour observed in Kolkata

Lights will be voluntarily switched off from 8:30 to 9:00 PM from buildings, reports 24 News HD. Aside from turning off all lights for the hour, the organization urges people to show support for t...

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Trump to Republicans on healthcare: this is your chance

Trump to Republicans on healthcare: this is your chance

The health care bill serves as a barometer to investors for the Republicans' ability to pass meaningful reforms while controlling the White House and both chambers of Congress. The bill now appears de...

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Pokemon Go: How to Find, Catch a Shiny Magikarp and Red Gyrados

Pokemon Go: How to Find, Catch a Shiny Magikarp and Red Gyrados

Lucky for you, we've just been given a water-Pokemon event, so catching heaps of Magikarp shouldn't be too hard. Apparently, there was something else that developer Niantic left out of the update ,...

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The World Prepares For Earth Hour 2017

On Saturday, WWF-India, in association with Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance hosted Pedal for the Planet 2017, a Cyclothon and Walkathon to celebrate Earth Hour 2017. WWF says E...

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