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In posthumous message, Hawking says science under threat

In posthumous message, Hawking says science under threat

Technology
Stephen Hawking spoke from beyond the grave Monday to warn the world that science and education are under threat around the world. The words of the scientist, who died in March at 76, were broadcast at a London launch event for his final book "Brief Answers To The Big Questions." Hawking warned that education and science are "in danger now more than ever before." He cited the election of U.S. President Donald Trump and Britain's 2016 vote to leave the European Union as part of "a global revolt against experts and that includes scientists." Acknowledging that science had yet to overcome major challenges for the world — including climate change, overpopulation, species extinction, deforestation and the degradation of the oceans — the physicist still urged young people "to look ...
'Be who you are, and be proud of that' – Klinsmann's message to England

'Be who you are, and be proud of that' – Klinsmann's message to England

Sports
When I watch England at this World Cup I see a team that is very determined and plays in a straightforward style.There is nothing complicated about the way you play. Some might say it is predictable, and it may not be the most beautiful approach sometimes - but there is nothing wrong with that as long as it is effective.You don't need to play like Brazil or other teams who have a different football heritage and approach to the game. Be who you are - and be proud of that. When I took over as Germany boss in 2004, after we had failed at that summer's European Championship, I began by trying to give our national team an identity, and a clear way of playing. That included our attitud...
Alberta to take investment message to Asia

Alberta to take investment message to Asia

Business
May 2 (UPI) -- A trade mission to Asia that includes meetings with a Chinese oil company gives Alberta the chance to showcase its assets, its trade minister said.Deron Bilous, the minister for economic trade and development in Alberta, leads a delegation to the United States and Asia to drum up business for the oil-rich province."Two years ago, we led the largest trade mission in Alberta's history - and since then, our missions have generated more than $ 1 billion (CAD) of investment leads and sales for our province," Bilous said in a statement. "This mission will build on that momentum."A summit between Canadian oil and gas company Nexen and the China National Offshore Oil Corp., a summit that includes 17 other Alberta companies, is on his schedule. Six years ago, the Canadian government ...
England 'won't be intimidated', Stokes sends a message & vote on who's on top

England 'won't be intimidated', Stokes sends a message & vote on who's on top

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device First Ashes Test, Gabba, Brisbane (day one of five)England 196-4: Vince 83, Stoneman 53Australia: Yet to batScorecardEngland "sent a message" on the opening day of the Ashes that they will compete with Australia, says former captain Michael Vaughan.The tourists recovered from 2-1 to reach 196-4 in Brisbane, thanks to James Vince's 83, Mark Stoneman's 53 and an unbeaten 28 from Dawid Malan."I was concerned that England might get blown away," Vaughan, who captained England to an Ashes series victory in 2005, told the BBC's Test Match Special."I wrote them off."England are widely expected to struggle in Australia, where they have won only once in the past seven tours dating back to 1990-91.Vinc...
U.N. leader Guterres marks 1st U.N. Day with message of peace

U.N. leader Guterres marks 1st U.N. Day with message of peace

World
Oct. 24 (UPI) -- In his first United National Day address, Secretary General António Guterres asked people to overcome their differences for a more successful future."Our world faces many grave challenges. Widening conflicts and inequality, extreme weather and deadly intolerance, security threats - including nuclear weapons," Guterres said in a video message Tuesday."We have the tools and wealth to overcome these challenges. All we need is the will."On Oct. 24, 1945, the U.N. Charter entered into force and the day has been celebrated every year since as United Nations Day.Guterres noted that when humans rights can be achieved for all, those people will go on to build a peaceful and just world.The White House also released a statement Tuesday saying President Donald Trump declared Oct. 24 a