BREAKING [UPDATE #1]: science denier VERY proud if low IQ
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2018-11-08 05:32:57 UTC
Upcoming events:
11 Nov The centenary of the Armistice that ended WWI.
6m later the Treaty of Versailles became the peace
treaty that set the stage for WWII.
19 Nov Oct Global SOTC NOAA
18 Dec Nov Global SOTC NOAA
08 Jan 2019 $bn disasters Q4 NOAA

Hurricane Michael was the strongest tropical cyclone to strike the United
States since Andrew in 1992 and the strongest on record in the Florida
Panhandle. It was the third-most intense hurricane to make landfall on the
United States in terms of pressure, behind the 1935 Labor Day hurricane and
Hurricane Camille of 1969, as well as the fourth-strongest landfalling
hurricane in the contiguous United States in terms of wind speed.
Fatalities: 60
Damage: >$11.28 bn
-- wikipedia

Did you know:
Florence is the sixth-costliest Atlantic hurricane.
Fatalities: 53
Damage: >$16.7 bn
-- wikipedia

'Organic' material found in Adelaide hospital desserts not poo, SA Health
Minister says
ABC News, 08 Nov 2018 00:10Z
Minister Stephen Wade says the contamination was a "disgusting, deliberate
act ... which we completely condemn," but the organic material found in a
small number of custards was not faeces.

Insurance premiums to rise as extreme weather conditions become more common
* Climate change could threaten entire financial system: APRA
* Good weather or your money back: how extreme weather could change holidays
* Time running out to prevent environmental collapse, climate scientists say
ABC News, 08 Nov 2018 00:17Z
Residential property owners and businesses are likely to face higher
insurance premiums after a new actuarial index warned about rising financial
risks from extreme weather events.
* Climate index to be update each season
* Developed with regulators and natural hazard scientists using national data
* Potential losses from coastal erosion alone estimated at $88 bn,
excluding land value
The Australian Actuaries Climate Index tracks risk factors such as elevated
sea levels, drought, bushfires, cyclones, flooding and extreme temperatures
as being more frequent as growing evidence of climate change mounts.
[N Am actuaries climate index:
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Chart of the day: How did women fare in the US midterms?
ABC News, 08 Nov 2018 00:38Z
A record number of women candidates, more than 270, stood for office in the
US midterm elections. So how did they go?

'Life-threatening' hailstones pummel mid-north NSW coast
ABC News, 08 Nov 2018 00:41Z
Rollands Plains and Kundabung on New South Wales mid-north coast were
pummelled by "life-threatening" hailstones measuring up to 9cm yesterday

Woman faces deportation from UK after spending 16 mn pounds at Harrods
ABC News, 08 Nov 2018 00:55Z
Zamira Hajiyeva is the first person subject to an unexplained wealth order
in the UK after spending big at the luxury department store over the past

[More flies:]
ABC News, 08 Nov 2018 01:06Z
Police searching for 12yo boy missing after 3 people found dead near
broken-down vehicle in Central Australian desert ...

Assaad Razzouk @AssaadRazzouk 08 Nov 2018 01:29Z
Wanton vandalism in Canada: Cost of cleaning up oil sands mines in Alberta
is $260 BILLION says regulator- $200bn higher than any amount made public by
govt or industry
Citizens will of course foot the bill, not Big Oil HT
@stareeflew #climate buff.ly/2SDtrIB pic.twitter.com/3sVgcLm4es
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Afterpay Touch Group Ltd
ASX: APT - 8 Nov., 3:59 pm AEDT
14.49 AUD +1.48 (11.38%) *** up 11.4%!! ***
[Doing well in the US].

Sony Corp
TYO: 6758 - 8 Nov., 2:10 pm GMT+9
6,250 JPY +145 (2.38%) *** up 2.4% ***

TYO: 7211 - 8 Nov., 2:10 pm GMT+9
753 JPY +9 (1.21%) *** up 1.2% ***

Kia Motors Corporation
KRX: 000270 - 8 Nov., 2:10 pm GMT+9
28,850 KRW +300 (1.05%) *** up 1.1% ***

Panasonic Corporation
TYO: 6752 - 8 Nov., 2:09 pm GMT+9
1,182 JPY +0 (0.042%) even

BHP Billiton Limited
ASX: BHP - 8 Nov., 3:59 pm AEDT
33.30 AUD -0.090 (0.27%) down

Hyundai Motor Co
KRX: 005380 - 8 Nov., 2:11 pm GMT+9
107,000 KRW -500 (0.47%) down

Telstra Corporation Ltd
ASX: TLS - 8 Nov., 3:59 pm AEDT
3.03 AUD -0.060 (1.94%) *** down 1.9% ***
[Following latest AUS-wide outage].
Wally W.
2018-11-08 05:40:52 UTC
On Thu, 8 Nov 2018 16:32:57 +1100, ***@kymhorsell.com

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