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Jarring new report on climate change is out
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Jarring new report on climate change is out

And it is essentially, terrifying.  In a new report out by the United Nations, ehum, the intergovernmental agency warns that if the planet doesn’t cool down — catastrophic damage is dead ahead for the human race.  The report says that the planet needs to be at least half-a-degree cooler Celsius wise. See the report and the information about climate change in THE GUARDIAN. But instead, uh, governments around the world have all decided to work towards 1.8 degree Fahrenheit cooler — or 1 Degree Celsius cooler —.  The world is already about 1 degree celsius warmer, ehum, than it was during pre-industrial times (a scary fact, considering much of our planet is currently melting). The report then continues on to say that there are only about 12 years left for governments and officials to...
CONFIRMED: Egypt confirms Egypt Air Flight 804 was terrorist hijacking
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CONFIRMED: Egypt confirms Egypt Air Flight 804 was terrorist hijacking

CAIRO -- Egyptian officials have confirmed that the brief disappearance, and then, discovery of Egypt air Flight 804 in the Mediterranean was indeed a terrorist hijacking. Officials confirmed via the country's Minister of Foreign Affairs that "This does not appear to be a malfunction, but, instead a terrorist hijacking". This comes just hours after Egypt was among the first to cite the plane's troubles as a terrorist attack. Flight 804 first disappeared this morning roughly around 2:00 am local time during a flight from Paris to Cairo.  The plane formally and entirely disappeared from air traffic control around 4:30 am this morning. As of this writing, debris from the plane have been found. No official word on who may be responsible for the hijacking of Egyptian Air Flight 804.
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