About 15 minutes into trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.4 percent at 19,805.28. Investors around the world have moved into risk-off mode ahead of the inauguration of Donald Trump as US President, with money flowing towards safe-haven gold funds over the last week.
Time is flying, and the upcoming Trump's inauguration isn't Hillary Clinton's last scheduled appearance. Trump became the 45th president of the United States today. "I'm here today to honor our democracy & its enduring values", she said on Twitter . The former first lady wasn't the only target during the campaign.
The Cassini probe is now executing a series of orbits in close proximity to Saturn's rings before it will descend into Saturn at the end of its mission. The rings that surround Daphnis have a grainy texture, which come from particles clumping together. This could be a result of the motion of the fine ring particles, which escalate into the gap while Daphni's previous proximate approach that edge while orbiting.
U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, a Democrat from NY, said the cut equaled an average of $500 per year. Edelman added: "So-called reckless homeowners didn't cause the housing crisis-but predatory lenders who tricked consumers into mortgages with exploding interest rates and other harmful features did".
Mining for minerals and diamonds contributes to deforestation, pollution of natural habitats and increased hunting, while primates are at risk from poaching in civil war and from landmines laid down in conflict - and in the future climate change.
First place for the warmest goes to 2015. NASA scientists estimate the planet has warmed about 2 degrees Fahrenheit since the late 19th century, a degree of warming that scientists say will have a definite impact on the planet. While the sea ice extent there last year didn't break the record, the mercury stayed high and the smaller amount of ice now present in the region is at unprecedented levels for the time of year.