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New York Times

How the United States Missed the World Cup, Minute by Minute
New York Times
Win the game against Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday, the United States national team knew, and nothing else would matter. But the Americans didn't win. Over 90 excruciating minutes, and then a half-dozen more in extra time, it all went very, very wrong ...

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Reuters

World is losing the battle against climate change, says Macron
Reuters
More than 200 institutional investors with $26 trillion in assets under management said on Tuesday they would step up pressure on the world's biggest corporate greenhouse gas emitters to combat climate change. That, they said, would be more effective ...
World Bank Group Announcements at One Planet SummitWorld Bank Group
World leaders and investors ramp up efforts to fight global warming at climate summitChristian Science Monitor
World leaders, Schwarzenegger, gather for Paris climate summitUSA TODAY
New York Post -The Week UK
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TechCrunch

Facebook opens AR platform and “world effects” to all developers
TechCrunch
Facebook is trying to close the augmented reality gap with Snapchat with the help of an army of third-party developers. Today, eight months after debuting its Augmented Reality Camera Effects platform and AR Studio tool at F8, Facebook is allowing all ...

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Bleacher Report

Inside the Secret World of Football in North Korea
Bleacher Report
There was an unexpected last-minute capitulation against the Philippines in their final 2018 World Cup qualifier. The Chollima were leading 2-1 with six minutes to go and guaranteed a spot in the final round. But they conceded twice late, meaning that ...
North Korean defector describes forced abortion, said bodies fed to dogs in prisonFox News

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TechCrunch

Ed Lee, SF mayor who had a close relationship with the tech world, has died aged 65
TechCrunch
“I want tech companies to start here in San Francisco, and I want them to stay and to grow,” he said back in 2011. He once told us that he visited a different tech company each week. It was a prescient ambition, but also a double-edged sword. San ...

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RollingStone.com

'Monster Hunter World': Best To Date, But Still Unwelcoming
RollingStone.com
It all sounds so straightforward: in the Monster Hunter World beta - free until Tuesday on PlayStation 4 for PS Plus subscribers - you grab your favorite cat-person, select the tool of your trade, and, yes, hunt monsters until your eyes bleed. But, as ...
Monster Hunter: World introduces Bounties, Research Quests, moreGematsu

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FRANCE 24

World Bank to stop funding oil, gas projects from 2019
FRANCE 24
The World Bank will stop financing oil and gas exploration and extraction from 2019, it announced Tuesday at a climate summit seeking to boost the global economy's shift to cleaner energy. "The World Bank Group will no longer finance upstream oil and ...

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Washington Post

Trump has unprecedented power to remake the world's most powerful economic body
Washington Post
The Federal Reserve Board is the most powerful economic institution in the world. And given that power, it was designed so that any single president wouldn't have too much influence over it. Fed governors have staggered 14-year terms, which means that ...

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The Economist (blog)

Why forests are spreading in the rich world
The Economist (blog)
FORESTS in countries like Brazil and Congo get a lot of attention from conservationists, and it is easy to see why. South America and sub-Saharan Africa are experiencing deforestation on an enormous scale: every year almost 5m hectares are lost, net ...



Fox News

World's largest snowball fight cancelled because of too much snow
Fox News
However, the park closed in anticipation of a winter storm warning that predicted up to six inches of snow. The county received 1.5 inches of accumulation over the course of the weekend, according to NJ.com. The current world record for world's largest ...


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