November 30th is the last day of the record-smashing 2020 Atlantic hurricane season

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season officially ends today, wrapping up a truly exhausting season that smashed records and dealt repeated blows to vulnerable coastal communities.

“It’s just been crazy,” says Allison Wing an assistant professor of meteorology at Florida State University. “For the forecasters and scientists involved I think everyone is really just a bit tired at this point and kind of ready for it to be over.”

This was the most active Atlantic hurricane season ever documented. Thirteen storms strengthened into hurricanes, the second highest number in recorded history. Thirty storms grew strong enough to earn a name, beating 2005’s record of 28 storms. The World Meteorological Organization actually ran out of storm names by September, turning to the Greek alphabet for labels for the first time since 2005. For comparison, an average season only has a dozen named

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Virginia Tech Hokies vs. South Florida Bulls Live Score and Stats – November 29, 2020 Gametracker

A couple of games into the season, South Florida and Virginia Tech will see how they react to vastly different situations.

They have short turnaround times to respond to their latest results.

South Florida (1-1) and Virginia Tech (2-0) face off Sunday night in the Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-off at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.

Virginia Tech will enter the game on a huge high after a comeback for an 81-73 overtime victory against No. 3 Villanova late Saturday night.

“If we can take this and continue to build on this,” Hokies coach Mike Young said of the possibilities, calling the upset a good step two games into the season.

A couple of hours earlier, South Florida dropped an 84-68 decision to Rhode Island.

So much seems new in this season that began during the coronavirus pandemic, and Virginia Tech has experienced much of it.

The Hokies, who

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New Science, Technology & Innovation Policy 2020 discussed at govt meeting held on November 26

Heads of several national-level S&T institutions like the IITs, Indian Institute of Sciences, and science organisations also took part in the deliberation process. Representative Image

A power-packed apex committee meeting of the new Science, Technology & Innovation Policy (STIP) 2020 discussed various suggestions for the upcoming policy, a statement said on Saturday. The draft STIP-2020 policy was presented in the meeting held on November 26, it said.

Secretaries of all science and several line ministries — Ministry of Earth Sciences secretary M Rajeevan; Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) secretary K N Vyas; Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) director general Shekhar Mande; Department of Biotechnology (DBT) secretary Renu Swarup; Department of Space secretary K Sivan; Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) secretary Sandeep Verma; Ministry of AYUSH secretary Vaidya Rajesh and Scientific Secretary at the office of the Principal Scientific Adviser Arabinda Mitra participated and shared their insights and expectations from

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Villanova Wildcats vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Live Score and Stats – November 28, 2020 Gametracker

No. 3 Villanova will look for its third consecutive victory to open the season when it battles Virginia Tech on Saturday in a newly rescheduled game at Uncasville, Conn.

The Wildcats (2-0) captured the 2K Empire Classic with an 83-74 win over No. 18 Arizona State on Thursday.

The Hokies (1-0) took the Saturday matchup against Villanova in place of Temple, which was forced to pause all basketball activities due to COVID-19 issues.

In Villanova’s win over the Sun Devils, Jeremiah Robinson-Earl scored a career-high 28 points on 11-of-17 shooting and sophomore Justin Moore registered his first-ever double-double with 16 points and 12 rebounds.

“This was a team effort,” Robinson-Earl said after the victory. “We have a lot of scorers on our team. It just so happened that it was my night. It was definitely a team effort.”

After rallying from a nine-point, second-half deficit in the opener against Boston

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After market’s November surge, there may be less of a chance for a big ‘Santa rally’

Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.


November’s strong rally may have stolen some of the thunder from a year-end rally.

Promising vaccine news spurred a major rotation in November into cyclical stocks, like industrials and financials – the stocks that will do well in an economic recovery.

The S&P 500 is up more than 11% for the month so far.

“If it’s up more than 10%, it will only be the third time since World War II that November has been up that much,” said Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist at CFRA. “Such a strong November has a tendency to steal from Santa.”

But he said he still expects the market to be higher than its current level at year end even if there is a small so-called Santa Claus rally, and there should be a gain for December. On average, the S&P 500 has

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Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Patch Notes Revealed For November 24

Developer Treyarch has rolled out another update for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series S / Series X. Along with adding an ’80s-inspired Nuketown map, the patch address various bugs and gameplay stability issues.

The headlining feature is the addition of Nuketown ’84, an updated version of the classic Nuketown map flavored with a dash of the ’80s. Nuketown ’84 has been included in the Quick Play Core and Hardcore rotation list, as well as Custom Games, the 24/7 feature playlist, and Onslaught on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. Treyarch has also enabled the Double XP event until November 30 at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET.

The update also addresses stability issues across multiplayer and Zombies, fixes hit detection issues in Zombies, irons out problems with knife camos in multiplayer, and more.

This patch comes a

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Viral Misinformation in the 2020 Election Results: November 17, 2020

President Trump has posted over 300 tweets attacking the integrity of the 2020 election since election night, unleashing a cascade of false and misleading claims. Here’s a review.

Just hours after polls closed on Nov. 3, Mr. Trump began sowing mistrust in the vote counting process, as he tweeted ominously about “surprise ballot dumps,” “finding Biden votes” and “miraculously” disappearing leads.

What he was describing was simply vote counting. Election officials warned for months that counting ballots might take days or even weeks to complete, given the prevalence of absentee ballots this year. Studies and experts predicted that Mr. Trump could lead on election night in key states, but that lead could be slowly eroded as officials continued to count mail-in ballots.

The president has objected to counting votes past Election Day, claiming at least twice that late-arriving ballots are “illegal.” But 23 states and Washington, D.C., accept

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Flows rise into U.S. healthcare and tech funds in November

(Reuters) – U.S. healthcare exchange traded funds (ETFs) have led inflows in November, bolstered by the progress in development of coronavirus vaccines.

FILE PHOTO: A U.S flag is seen on the New York Stock Exchange in the Manhattan borough of New York City, following the 2020 U.S. presidential election, New York, U.S., November 6, 2020. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Data from Morningstar showed U.S. healthcare ETFs have lured $1.7 billion in the first two weeks of this month after witnessing outflows in the past three months.

Graphic: Breakdown by sector for fund flows into U.S. equities –

The news that Pfizer PFE.N and German partner BioNTech SE’s 22UAy.F experimental COVID-19 vaccine was more than 90% effective based on initial trial results lifted healthcare stocks last week.

However, increasing COVID-19 cases and proposals for new lockdowns in the United States have tempered some market optimism and prompted investors to look for safer stocks.

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The Future Energy Show Philippines 16-17 November

Leading PH and VN energy players gather online this week for The Future Energy Show Philippines 2020 and The Future Energy Show Vietnam 2020 mega virtual event

MANILA, Nov 16, 2020 – (ACN Newswire) – On 16-19 November 2020 (09:00, GMT+8), The Future Energy Show Philippines (16-17 Nov) and The Future Energy Show Vietnam (18-19 Nov) launches live online, bringing together thousands of virtual participants to chart the future of energy in two of Southeast Asia’s most exciting markets.

With the Philippines’ growing population and continued industrialization, the Department of Energy (DoE) has forecast the country’s demand for electricity in 2040 to reach over 40,000 megawatts (MW), which far exceeds the existing dependable capacity of 22,736 MW. The Philippine Energy plan targets to increase installed renewable capacity to 20,000 MW by 2040, to help achieve the goal of reliable energy for all in the Philippines.

This landscape, together with the

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3 Top Biotech Stocks to Watch in November

Biotech stocks tend to move when companies report updates about their medicines in development. While we can’t predict surprise announcements, there are still a handful of important news drops that are likely to occur in November. Especially for momentum investors, it’s critical to be ready for whatever might happen in the aftermath.

a hand holding a remote control: 3 Top Biotech Stocks to Watch in November

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3 Top Biotech Stocks to Watch in November

Two of the companies I’ll be discussing today are involved in coronavirus vaccine development, which means that reporting progress throughout November is likely to be pivotal for growth. But there’s more going on in biotech than the development of a coronavirus vaccine, and investors should keep an eye out for lesser-known companies that might just be next year’s rising stars.

A doctor prepares an injection labeled remdesivir.

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A doctor prepares an injection labeled remdesivir.

1. Surface Oncology may report its first wins in the clinic 

As the name

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