An eccentric group of citizen-scientists called Old Weather has transcribed millions of observations from long-forgotten logbooks of ships. These volunteers have amassed a rich repository of climate data in a 21st century rescue mission.
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'Vindication' - Saudi Arabia hails 10% debut jump in Aramco shares
Saudi Aramco shares surged the maximum permitted 10% above their IPO price on their Riyadh stock market debut on Wednesday, in a move hailed by the government as a vindication of its towering $2 trillion valuation of the state oil company.
U.S. officials do not view New Jersey Jewish grocery attack as act of terrorism: source
This week's deadly attack on a New Jersey kosher grocery store does not appear to be an act of organized terrorism in the eyes of U.S. federal investigators, a law enforcement source said on Wednesday.
U.S. consumer inflation rises; Fed seen staying pat
U.S. consumer prices increased solidly in November, which together with labor market strength could support the Federal Reserve's intention not to cut interest rates again in the near term after reducing borrowing costs three times this year.
Suu Kyi tell U.N.'s top court charge of Rohingya genocide is 'misleading'
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday rejected accusations of genocide committed against her country's Muslim Rohingya minority as "incomplete and misleading", and said the case should not be heard by the U.N.'s highest court.
U.S. grounds Saudi pilots, halts military training after base shooting
The Pentagon announced on Tuesday it was halting operational training of all Saudi Arabian military personnel in the United States until further notice after a Saudi Air Force lieutenant shot and killed three people last week at a base in Florida.
S&P 500, Nasdaq higher ahead of Fed meet; Dow hit by Boeing, Home Depot
The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq indexes held on to gains on Wednesday as traders awaited the Federal Reserve's December policy statement for clues on the domestic economy's strength, while the Dow Jones index was pressured by losses in Boeing and Home Depot.
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