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Shining a light on sustainable power: how clean energy is helping to improve camps for displaced people

Hauwa, from Borno State in north-eastern Nigeria, fled her home village of Adamari with her husband and four children in March, when violence struck. Now, she is in the relative safety of a UN-run camp but, with little electricity...

Shining a light on sustainable power: how clean energy is helping to improve camps for displaced people

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From philanthropy to profit: how clean energy is kickstarting sustainable development in East Africa Until recently, Namacurra district, in the Zambezia province of Mozambique, some 1,500 km from the capital Maputo, did not have any basic services – such as schools, health centres, or even energy – connecting the region to the electricity grid would be extremely time-consuming, and costly. But a ne...
19:00, 2019-05-31

Scottish Power to build vast battery to improve wind energy supply Energy firm says project will be big step towards continuous renewable power for UKScottish Power is to undertake the most ambitious battery power project in Europe in an attempt to unlock the potential of the UK’s wind and solar farms.The company will connect an industrial-scale battery, the size o...
03:34, 2019-06-11

Meadow Lake Tribal Council clean energy project to power thousands of homes The Meadow Lake Tribal Council Bioenergy Centre will use sawmill biomass residuals to produce 6.6 megawatts of carbon-neutral green energy – enough to power roughly 5,000 homes....
10:34, 2019-05-23

Power to the people: how Spanish cities took control of energy The ‘sunshine tax’ is dead, and Barcelona and Cádiz are mounting a renewables revivalAfter a close fight, Barcelona’s radical mayor, Ada Colau, is expected to take office for a second term on Saturday, vindicating her often-criticised policies, which have included making sure all the city’s municipa...
21:34, 2019-06-14

Want to be a male ally? Start by helping clean the house Liberal men say they want to be equal partners in housework and parenting. But it hasn’t happenedImagine if the dishes stopped getting done. Imagine if no one did the laundry, and it piled up, stained and mildewing in hampers and in piles on the floor. Imagine if no one fed the baby, or changed her,...
08:17, 2019-06-12

Trump Finally Sorta Comes Clean on Russia Helping Him Win Donald Trump admitted on Thursday that, yes, Russia did in fact help him get elected president of the United States in 2016—although he maintained he had “nothing to do with” their efforts to aid his campaign....
17:17, 2019-05-30

One in every 108 people on the planet has been displaced More than 70 million people have been forced to flee their homes due to violence or persecution, the United Nations has said, as the global migrant crisis pushed the number of displaced people to a new all-time high....
14:34, 2019-06-19

Record 70.8 Million People Displaced At End Of 2018: UN More than 70 million people were counted last year as displaced from their homes, a record that underestimates the real number of refugees and asylum seekers, the UN said Wednesday....
21:17, 2019-06-19

Number of Displaced People Hits Postwar Record The number of forcibly displaced people in the world reached almost 71 million at the end of last year, the most since just after World War II and double the number of 20 years ago, according to a U.N. report....
18:34, 2019-06-19

Nearly 71 Million People Have Been Displaced by War and Other Violence, the U.N.’s Refugee Agency Says (GENEVA) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the world’s 20th most populous country. The annu...
14:51, 2019-06-19

Record 70.8 Million People Displaced At End Of 2018, Says United Nations More than 70 million people were counted last year as displaced from their homes, a record that underestimates the real number of refugees and asylum seekers, the UN said Wednesday....
12:00, 2019-06-19

Economic Scene: Fisticuffs Over the Route to a Clean-Energy Future A Stanford professor’s vision of an economy wholly powered by renewable fuels has drawn a heated rebuttal from scholars who question many of its assumptions....
18:00, 2019-05-21

Michael Bloomberg to plunge $500M into clean energy effort WASHINGTON (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is plunging $500 million into an effort to move the United States to a 100% clean energy economy and close all of the nation’s remaining coal plants by 2030. According to the mayor’s team, the billionaire Bloomberg’s in...
04:34, 2019-06-07

Clean energy found to be a 'pathway to prosperity’ for Northern Territory Renewable energy is not only a money-spinner for the NT, it can also help the fossil fuel industries expand, a new report saysEnergy development in the Northern Territory is a typically Australian story: it is backing fossil fuels – in this case gas – when it could, as one of the sunniest places on ...
21:51, 2019-06-19

West Virginia governor slams Bloomberg’s clean energy plan CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s $500 million effort to close the nation’s remaining coal plants isn’t sitting well in West Virginia. West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice pushed back on the clean energy plan at a news conference Monday, saying it wi...
23:17, 2019-06-10

New Jersey unveils energy plan to make state 100% clean by 2050 New Jersey released a draft energy plan on Monday that provides an initial blueprint for the total conversion of the state's energy profile to 100 percent clean energy by 2050:...
00:00, 2019-06-11

‘People are dying’: Conditions at U.S. migrant camps are grave, report says “The state of human rights in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands is grave and is only getting worse,” the Border Network for Human Rights said in its report. “People are dying because of what is happening.”...
04:34, 2019-06-15

Fund manager Glennmont raises 850 million euros for clean energy investment Fund manager Glennmont Partners has raised 850 million euros ($947 million) at the final close of its third clean energy fund, which will invest in renewables projects in Europe and Britain, it said on Tuesday....
01:17, 2019-06-04

Utilities ask Congress to 'come to grips' with clean energy requirements by setting nationwide rules PHILADELPHIA — Some of the nation’s largest electric utilities are calling on Congress to provide uniform rules for clean energy to help them meet self-established goals for reducing carbon emissions....
06:51, 2019-06-13

Migrants and refugees face higher risk of developing ill-health, says UN report on displaced people in Europe European authorities are “struggling” to meet the needs of irregular migrants and refugees who are wrongly accused of spreading sickness among host communities, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, at the launch of its first report on the subject....
16:51, 2019-05-21

Trump's Replacement to Obama's Clean Power Plan Is Just as Bad as We Thought It'd Be It’s official: The Clean Power Plan is out. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced Wednesday the agency’s final replacement for the Obama-era rule, which aimed to reduce carbon emissions from the energy sector to combat climate change....
01:34, 2019-06-20

Chip design drastically reduces energy needed to compute with light MIT researchers have developed a novel “photonic” chip that uses light instead of electricity — and consumes relatively little power in the process. The chip could be used to process massive neural networks millions of times more efficiently than today’s classical computers do. Neural networks ar...
20:51, 2019-06-05

Airlines vow to improve bag tracking and ease travel for people with disabilities Two resolutions passed by the International Air Transport Association might make it easier to track bags and boost accessibility for people with disabilities....
17:17, 2019-06-09

Federal bill would allow clean energy companies to structure like oil companies Enlarge / Wind turbines near Palm Springs, Calif. (credit: nate2b / Flickr) Last week, US senators and representatives introduced bills in the Senate and the House to open up a type of corporate structure originally reserved for oil, gas, and coal companies to clean energy companies. Called a Mast...
04:34, 2019-06-18

Bringing justice to the people: how the UN is helping communities deal with disputes in remote and dangerous areas Justice can be hard to come by in countries hit by conflict. To ensure that communities can settle disputes, and see criminals lawfully punished, UN peacekeeping missions support mobile courts, which travel to places where no regular court exists.  ...
14:51, 2019-05-21

How the U.S. Border Camps Fit into the History of Concentration Camps Andrea Pitzer, author of One Long Night: A Global History of Concentration Camps, examines the Trump administration’s actions against migrants at the southern border in the light of history....
20:17, 2019-06-18

Air Force preps light attack plane for combat missions in great power war Despite the Air Force’s stated intention and the widespread assumption that a low-cost off-the-shelf Light Attack airplane would primarily perform counterinsurgency missions, it seems entirely conceivable that the plane could have limited uses for major power warfare as well....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Supercharged geothermal energy could power the planet The next generation of geothermal plants will unlock more of Earth's bountiful, underground energy and could allow the technology to finally fulfil its promise...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Older people use more energy - and it's not just because of wealth The average age is rising around the world - a demographic shift that could pose a significant challenege toefforts to rein in emissionns and climate change...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Energy shares power Wall Street higher Gains in energy shares helped Wall Street's main indexes snap two days of weakness and trade higher on Thursday, with hopes of an interest rate cut adding to the upbeat sentiment....
16:51, 2019-06-13

Why tidal power won't solve the world's renewable energy needs There are widespread calls for the UK government not to abandon a trailblazing tidal power project, but this energy source is no green panacea, says Hans van Haren...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Review: ‘Power Trip’ Ably Guides Us Through the History of Energy Michael E. Webber’s new book examines humanity’s relationship to energy over time and how each transition affected not just what we produce but how we live....
23:34, 2019-05-21

Power producers to appeal bankruptcy court ruling on PG&E energy contracts Power producers NextEra Inc, Consolidated Edison Inc and Calpine Corp on Thursday said they will appeal to try to overturn a recent decision by a judge that a federal regulator has no say in whether utility PG&E Corp may reject its power purchase agreements if it chooses to while in bankruptcy....
19:17, 2019-06-14

Power systems company to build world’s first 1 GW energy storage project in Utah Enlarge / The Intermountain Power Project plant stands in Delta, Utah, U.S., on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. The largest coal-fired power plant in Utah plans to shutters its facility by 2025 as the company's largest customer base, Southern California municipalities, move towards regulations limiting coa...
22:51, 2019-05-31

Book Entry: Review: ‘Power Trip’ Ably Guides Us Through the History of Energy Michael E. Webber’s new book examines humanity’s relationship to energy over time and how each transition affected not just what we produce but how we live....
14:32, 2019-05-21

New rules give households right to sell solar power back to energy firms Government also wants to encourage people with rooftop panels to install batteriesBritain’s biggest energy companies will have to buy renewable energy from their own customers under new laws to be introduced this week.Homeowners who install new rooftop solar panels from 1 January 2020 will be able t...
11:00, 2019-06-09

UPDATE 1-Power producers to appeal bankruptcy court ruling on PG&E energy contracts Power producers NextEra Inc, Consolidated Edison Inc and Calpine Corp on Thursday said they will appeal to try to overturn a recent decision by a judge that a federal regulator has no say in whether utility PG&E Corp may reject its power purchase agreements if it chooses to while in bankruptcy....
19:17, 2019-06-14

'Big stick' energy bill: Coalition MP wants economy-wide power to break up big companies Keith Pitt says laws that target price-gouging energy companies should be extended to all big businessesThe Nationals MP Keith Pitt has broken ranks to endorse a push by the Centre Alliance to legislate an economy-wide power to break up big companies when the Morrison government’s controversial “big...
03:34, 2019-06-11

Over 5 million people without power across Ohio The National Weather Service says there are more 70,000 power outages across the state of Ohio, affecting over 5 million people. The service tweeted Tuesday morning that to send reports of outages via social media or email if possible. It also says the tornado threat has “exited our area of re...
13:17, 2019-05-28

A Month After Fani, More Than 5 Lakh People In Odisha Still Without Power More than five lakh people of 1.64 lakh households in Odisha's coastal districts continue to struggle with hot and humid weather conditions due to lack of power restoration though one month has passed......
02:34, 2019-06-04

The Old Cadillac V-Series Cars ‘Intimidated’ People So the New Ones Are Down on Power There are a few perpetual, existential questions in this life, such as: “Where do we come from?” “What are we?” “Where are we going?” and “What the hell is Cadillac doing?” This time, though, that last one has reached a part of Cadillac that seemed safe from tampering—the high-performance V-Series m...
20:17, 2019-06-03

People Are Trying to Figure Out William Barr. He’s Busy Wielding Power. Is he the operator who spun the then-secret Mueller report? Or the straight shooter who later disclosed portions that were damaging to President Trump?...
20:51, 2019-06-09

Day-light vs Low-Light Camera Comparison: OnePlus 7 Pro vs iPhone vs Galaxy vs Pixel vs Huawei With the launch of the OnePlus 7 Pro, we can finally call it the end of the first half of the year for flagship smartphones: all the major new phones have arrived and the next big wave of announcements is only coming in the fall. It's time for those long summer days and for all the memories that com...
04:17, 2019-05-29

Bud Light Must Stop Running Ads Saying That Miller Light Contains Corn Syrup, Judge Rules (MILWAUKEE) — A Wisconsin judge has ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop suggesting in advertising that MillerCoors’ light beers contain corn syrup, wading into a fight between two beer giants that are losing market share to small independent brewers. U.S. District Judge William Conley for the...
22:17, 2019-05-25

Bud Light's message about Miller Lite and Coors Light now has limits The company behind Bud Light will not be able to use two TV ads and two billboards regarding its light beer rivals.        ...
23:51, 2019-05-26

Bud Light's Super Bowl message about Miller Lite and Coors Light is now off limits The messaging in a Super Bowl ad that accused the maker of Miller Lite and Coors Light of sweetening those beers with corn syrup is now off limits.        ...
21:34, 2019-05-26

Inside the Alphabet empire: Here are the most important people and teams in Google's vast power structure (GOOG, GOOGL) REUTERS:Hannibal Hanschke.JPG Google-parent company Alphabet dominates businesses from search to online ads. The company has more than 103,000 employees working on high-profile initiatives and secret projects. Business Insider Prime has mapped out some of the key teams and rising stars that compris...
02:51, 2019-06-14

‘The People Are the Real Power’: Tayari Jones’ An American Marriage Wins the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction There is grace, and then, there is the kind of grace that unconditional, enduring love requires; the kind of love Tayari Jones’ Celestial and Roy are struggling to keep alive in her celebrated novel, An American Marriage....
19:34, 2019-06-06

Sally Rooney’s 'Normal People' smartly explores dynamics between power, class and sex Sally Rooney's second novel is a keen psychological study of the dynamics between power and sex in one intense relationship between social unequals.        ...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Daily on Energy: Trump targets Appalachia and swing states for next big energy push Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
00:17, 2019-06-07

Daily on Energy: Revived Ex-Im Bank set to advance Trump’s energy agenda Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
03:51, 2019-05-30

Daily on Energy: Feds invite fight with states over energy storage SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
17:00, 2019-05-21

Daily on Energy: Rick Perry takes energy battle with Russia to the frontlines of Kiev Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:17, 2019-05-23

Coney Island is a shining symbol of NYC’s incredible success Coney Island’s fun zone, which jumps into high gear Memorial Day weekend, marks a victory of civic order over urban chaos — a milestone as precious to the city as was the rebirth of “Slime Square.” The boardwalk and environs miraculously morphed from a creepy, 1980s grotesquerie-by-the sea into toda...
08:34, 2019-05-26

Little Danny Torrance is all grown up and still shining in Doctor Sleep trailer Ewan McGregor stars as adult Danny Torrance in the film adaptation of Stephen King's novel Doctor Sleep, a follow-up to The Shining. A hospice worker with psychic abilities must confront the horrors of his past to protect a young girl from a murderous cult in the first trailer for Doctor Sleep, th...
23:51, 2019-06-13

Sechin says Russian energy is 30% cheaper than U.S. energy Russian and U.S. energy molecules are identical but Russian energy is 30% cheaper, oil executive Igor Sechin said on Thursday in response to comments last week by U.S. officials that Washington was exporting "molecules of freedom."...
12:34, 2019-06-06

Doctor Sleep is a sequel to The Shining, in case this teaser doesn't make that clear enough Here’s one thing that can’t be denied about this teaser for director Mike Flanagan’s Doctor Sleep: It’s bold. The movie is based on Stephen King’s sequel to The Shining, but rather than trying to distance itself from Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation—one of the most iconic horror films ever made—this tea...
21:51, 2019-06-13

My friend Niki Lauda was a street-fighter and a shining talent in F1 | John Watson Niki changed people’s perceptions about motor racing, and his remarkable range of qualities will be sadly missedNiki Lauda and I raced both alongside and against one another and remained friends until his death. His qualities, abilities and achievements are rightly admired, as were the clarity of hi...
01:51, 2019-05-22

Stephen King had to be talked into letting Doctor Sleep share a universe with Kubrick's The Shining Of the great and storied Hollywood feuds between adapter and adaptee, few are as infamous as Stephen King’s stance on Stanley Kubrick’s version of The Shining. King is on the record—many times over, and as recently as just a few years ago—of frankly hating the director’s widely heralded horror opus,...
17:34, 2019-06-14

The New Yorker's June issue shows AG Barr, McConnell, Graham 'shining' Trump's shoes The New Yorker took aim at Attorney General William Barr, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-SC, with its cover depicting them as shining President Trump's shoes. ...
09:01, 2019-05-24

"No more joy in Eid" for Syrians displaced for the holiday once again Abu Mohammed lives his life in lists: he lists the places in Syria to which his family has been forcibly displaced. He lists the different reasons for each displacement. He lists the number of Muslim holidays he's spent away from home....
17:17, 2019-06-05

UN: Nearly 71 million now displaced by war, violence at home GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency says a record 71 million people have now been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence. That’s an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the world’s 20th largest country ...
11:34, 2019-06-19

Nearly 71 million displaced by war, violence at home, UN report says A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said, an increase of more than 2 million from last year        ...
08:34, 2019-06-19

| WATCH: 70 000 families displaced in Paraguay flooding Heavy flooding in Paraguay has displaced 70 000 families and is threatening to further inundate the capital Asuncion in the coming weeks, the country's weather bureau says....
19:00, 2019-05-27

U.N.: 71 million displaced worldwide by war, violence, persecution Nearly 71 million people have been displaced by war, violence and persecution worldwide last year, the largest number recorded in the United Nation's history, the international organization's refugee agency said....
11:34, 2019-06-19

Pence: U.S. Navy hospital ship to help displaced Venezuelans Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday that a U.S. Navy hospital ship will set sail to relieve pressure from the strain of increase in displaced Venezuelans....
23:51, 2019-06-18

Cholera surge stalks Yemen's hungry and displaced In the last two weeks Dr Asmahan Ahmed has seen a surge in suspected cholera cases arriving at her health center in Abs, a small, Houthi-held town in northwest Yemen....
19:51, 2019-06-11

UN highlights need to solve growing burden of forcibly displaced Africans With 24.2 million Africans forced from their homes in 2017  ̶  4.6 million more than the previous year  ̶  the UN is hosting a three-day event at UN headquarters, focusing on finding durable solutions to the problem, which is a growing burden on the continent’s economy, environment and communities w...
21:17, 2019-05-21

‘Power is not given, power is taken’, UN chief tells women activists, urging push-back against status quo After hearing from many of the world’s top women politicians on Tuesday in a session on “Women in Power”, Secretary-General António Guterres, held a Town Hall meeting for civil society activists where he underscored the importance of women seizing the initiative in the struggle for gender equality....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Corroded Well Lining Caused Aliso Canyon Gas Leak That Displaced Thousands, Report Says An inquiry found that SoCalGas had not meaningfully investigated more than 60 leaks before the one in October 2015 that became the largest leak of methane in United States history....
14:51, 2019-05-21

AOC claims US is putting ‘concentration camps’ on border Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused the Trump administration of housing immigrants in concentration camps on the Mexican border and used the phrase “never again” that is associated with the Holocaust. ​”​The United States is running concentration camps on our southern border and ...
17:34, 2019-06-18

This Overseas Power Adapter Includes USB-C Power Delivery Anyone who ever travels overseas or would like to travel overseas should have a universal power adapter at the ready, and in 2019, you should probably go ahead and get one with USB-C....
21:17, 2019-05-30

Humanitarian situation increasingly dire for displaced Syrians stranded in camp near Jordanian border Food supplies are dwindling and the humanitarian situation has become increasingly dire in a camp for displaced people in south-east Syria, a senior UN official said on Thursday, while condemning ongoing airstrikes and retaliatory shelling in opposition-held territories in the north-west....
14:32, 2019-05-21

What do you need to run a sustainable EFL club? Luck, says Stevenage owner • Phil Wallace hopes to raise £1.2m by selling 12% equity to fans• Funds would be used principally for transfers and wages, he saysRunning a sustainable Football League club is possible only if you are lucky, according to the Stevenage chairman, who is about to offer shares in his club to supporters...
16:51, 2019-06-11

A vision of 2040: everything we need for a sustainable world already exists There are real obstacles to environmental progress, but we must focus on what we are for, not just what we are againstWhen my daughter was two years old, I found myself struggling to finish any article relating to the dire state of our environment. I would get halfway through the piece, then disenga...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Heathrow eateries to take least sustainable fish off menus Airport will be world’s first accredited for serving sustainably sourced fish Heathrow is to become the world’s first airport accredited for serving sustainably sourced fish and seafood, as all its restaurants pledge to help tackle overfishing.Outlets whose menus still include “red-rated” fish – dee...
09:17, 2019-06-08

Rohingya refugees prepare camps for Monsoon season As monsoon season begins in Bangladesh, Rohingya refugees are working with humanitarian agencies to fortify the flood-prone terrain where they have taken refuge. Diego Cupolo reports from Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh....
14:00, 2019-05-31

‘Where the hell are we supposed to go’: Winnipeg set to dismantle homeless camps The City is planning to dismantle homeless encampments on public property, but those who live there and those who support them say that won't solve the problem....
15:00, 2019-05-23

Housing market correcting to more sustainable place, says expert Meghan McGarth of Buckingham Research and Skylar Olsen, Zillow director of economic research, join CNBC's "Power Lunch" team to discuss what is happening in the housing market....
00:51, 2019-06-06

These ‘microbe-grown’ headphones could be the future of sustainable electronics The culture of planned obsolescence in electronics produces a huge amount of toxic waste unlikely to go anywhere but a landfill for the next millennium or so. Nature produces some of the strongest and most versatile substances we’ve ever encountered, so why not use them instead? That’s w...
23:00, 2019-05-26

Camps harden vaccine rules amid US measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to turn away children whose parents opted not to vaccinate them against the disease....
00:51, 2019-05-24

Woman who told of Chinese internment camps headed to Sweden The lawyer for a Chinese woman who attracted international attention after she fled to Kazakhstan and spoke publicly about working in Chinese internment camps says his client has left for Sweden, where she expects to get political asylum....
02:34, 2019-06-04

UN highlights profound implication of population trends on sustainable development The United Nations is highlighting the important role that population trends play in promoting sustainable development, during the annual Commission on Population and Development, which began at UN Headquarters in New York on Monday....
23:00, 2019-05-21

Fashion for the future: London students present sustainable designs Clothes grown from slime mould and tupperware handbags were among the environmentally-friendly designs and ideas presented by fashion graduates at a London arts school on Friday....
21:17, 2019-06-07

Gender equality, justice in law and practice: Essential for sustainable development Fundamentally linked to human development, gender justice requires ending inequality and redressing existing disparities between women and men, according to a high-level United Nations forum on the situation in Arab States....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Changing travel: the sustainable startups boosted by awards from Booking.com Ten eco-minded startups to receive assistance from a €2m fund, including a social enterprise training trekking guides in NepalDigital travel firm Booking.com has announced the sustainable travel startups that will receive financial assistance from its 2019 Booking Booster programme. As part of the p...
14:32, 2019-05-21

How Afghanistan cricket team went from refugee camps to competing with the world's best There has been a sense, through the first half of a disappointing second World Cup campaign for Afghanistan, that an early chapter of their cricketing history is closing....
03:51, 2019-06-19

Belgium takes back six children of Isis fighters from Syrian camps Children with parents face less certain future, with countries reluctant to repatriate supporters of violent jihadSix Belgian children of Islamic State members were returned to Belgium on Friday from camps in Syria where US-backed militia are holding thousands of militants and their family members.T...
07:34, 2019-06-15

India, Myanmar Armies Hit Terror Camps Along Border In Joint Ops: Report The armies of India and Myanmar carried out a three-week-long coordinated operation from May 16 along the border, targeting several terrorist groups operating in Manipur, Nagaland and Assam, defence......
10:34, 2019-06-16

'The Five' unanimously blasts AOC for comparing detention centers on the border to 'concentration camps' Was Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., wrong to compare the U.S. detention facilities along the southern border with the Holocaust concentration camps? Fox News' "The Five" unanimously said 'yes' Tuesday criticizing the congresswoman for her comments and her defense of her comments afterwards....
02:00, 2019-06-19

UN must provide redress for minorities placed in toxic Kosovo camps, says rights expert An independent rights expert appointed by the Human Rights Council has called on the United Nations to “provide justice and remedies” to displaced people who suffered lead poisoning after being housed in UN camps on toxic wasteland in Kosovo....
15:34, 2019-05-21

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result in more “unnecessary suffering and destruction for the Afghan people”....
20:17, 2019-05-21

‘The clock is ticking’ on meeting the Sustainable Development Goals, says UN deputy chief Pointing to climate change, inequalities and other serious challenges, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told a forum on Thursday Development that “the clock is ticking” down, to making the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Mother of Pearl collaborates with vegan restaurant Farmacy on a sustainable collection Farmacy Founder Camilla Fayed and Mother of Pearl's creative director Amy Powney join forces to prove that, whether farm-to-fork or farm-to-catwalk, what you wear and eat needn't cost the earth...
17:51, 2019-05-31

Engaging women and girls in science ‘vital’ for Sustainable Development Goals Boosting the number of women and girls entering careers involving STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) is vital to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, UN chief António Guterres said on Monday, in a message to mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science....
17:34, 2019-05-21

UN suspending handover of camps in Darfur, peacekeeping chief tells Security Council The joint African Union-UN Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), is suspending the handover of any more camps for displaced civilians to the Sudanese military, against a backdrop of worsening violence and insecurity across the country....
22:00, 2019-06-14

Swimming, s'mores and shots: Camps harden vaccine rules in U.S. measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to turn away children whose parents opted not to vaccinate them against the disease....
12:17, 2019-05-23

British inquiry: Oxfam GB covered up sexual abuse at Haitian camps after quake A British charity covered up reports that its workers sexually exploited young Haitian girls and women in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, the Charity Commission found....
03:34, 2019-06-12

Upstate summer camps turning away unvaccinated kids amid measles outbreak There’ll be less “Kumbaya” at New York’s summer camps this year. As the U.S. fights its worst measles outbreak in 25 years — with New York at the epicenter — owners of some upstate camps are refusing to allow kids in for s’mores and canoeing unless they’ve had the...
23:51, 2019-05-24

UN blue helmets in South Sudan use Sustainable Development Goals to help build peace    The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has concluded the week by harnessing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to support the nation, including by offering free medical services, encompassing SDG 3’s target on health coverage....
14:32, 2019-05-21

UN conference agrees better ways for Global South countries to work together on sustainable development The Second High-Level UN Conference on South-South Cooperation, known as BAPA+40, concluded on Friday in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with a political declaration agreed by more than 160 Member States renewing the global commitment in the promotion and investment in this type of collaboration between co...
17:51, 2019-05-21

‘Critical moment’ for sustainable development, UN chief tells major financing forum “Uneven growth, rising debt levels, possible upticks in financial volatility, and heightened global trade tensions” are hampering progress on reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), UN chief António Guterres told the Forum on Financing for Development on Monday, during what he called “a c...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Ocasio-Cortez Calls Migrant Detention Centers ‘Concentration Camps,’ Eliciting Backlash Republicans, especially Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming, excoriated Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying she demeaned the memory of those who died in the Holocaust....
02:17, 2019-06-19

AOC hits out on Twitter at 'shrieking Republicans' criticizing her comparison of border facilities to concentration camps Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has taken aim at "shrieking Republicans" who criticized her for comparing border facilities at the U.S.-Mexico border to concentration camps....
20:17, 2019-06-18

House Judiciary Chair backs AOC's tweet comparing migrant centers to concentration camps House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., suggested on Tuesday that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, D-N.Y., was right to compare migrant detention centers under President Trump to the concentration camps seen during the Holocaust....
02:00, 2019-06-19

‘Comprehensively include migrants’ or sustainable development won’t happen, warns General Assembly President Migration and sustainable development are “deeply interconnected” and the 2030 Agenda, the UN’s blueprint for a sustainable future for all, will not be achieved if we do not “comprehensively include migrants,” the President of the General Assembly said on Wednesday....
17:17, 2019-05-21

The ketogenic diet is rising in popularity, but some health professionals say it’s not a sustainable weight control method (WPTV) Danielle Malone worked hard to get to where she is today, shedding weight and feeling better. She’s on a modified ketogenic diet. “For me, lowering the carb intake, I was able to move around better. My joints felt better,” Malone says. “After that it was a no brainer. ...
08:34, 2019-06-01

At China’s Belt and Road Forum, Guterres calls for 'inclusive, sustainable and durable' development China’s international trade and economic development plan – known as the Belt and Road Initiative – could contribute to a more equitable, prosperous world, and to reversing the negative impact of climate change, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Friday, speaking in Beijing, China....
14:51, 2019-05-21

U.S. Considers Export Ban on Surveillance Company That Helps Send Muslims to China's Concentration Camps: Report The U.S. government is considering a tech export ban that would target Hikvision, a Chinese video surveillance company that’s been instrumental in sending anywhere from 1 million to 3 million Muslims into China’s network of secretive concentration camps, according to a new report from the New York T...
14:00, 2019-05-22

'Doctor Sleep' trailer: Stephen King's follow-up to 'The Shining' reveals first look The first trailer for 'Doctor Sleep' dropped Thursday showing what life is like for Dan Torrence (Ewan McGregor) 40 years after 'The Shining.'        ...
04:34, 2019-06-14

‘Ground-breaking innovation’ needed in cities, where battle for sustainable development will be won or lost, says UN agency chief If the battle to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is to be won or lost in cities, then they need to “achieve a lasting impact on communities and to ensure that no one is left behind,” the head of the UN agency dealing with sustainable urban development said on Wednesday....
05:34, 2019-05-30

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Draws GOP Wrath After Slamming Immigrant Detention Centers as Modern-Day ‘Concentration Camps’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is calling out the dire situation for immigrants being held at the United States’ southern border in federal detention centers as being akin to the concentration camps of the Holocaust — and she doesn’t care who may be butt-hurt about the comparison....
06:17, 2019-06-19

How Do You Clean a Watch Band, Anyway? Cleaning a watch band is a 5-minute proposition, tops. But before you can clean your watch band there is a critical thing to know: What material it’s made of. Because not all watch bands are created equally, and they have their own wants, hopes, fears, and needs. Here, I’ll cover the cleaning of the...
00:17, 2019-06-12

Tips to improve posture People can improve their posture by practicing certain exercises and making some lifestyle changes, such as maintaining a healthful weight. Learn more about how to improve posture here....
02:17, 2019-06-04

Want to improve your life? Just learn to say no We are used to saying yes to please others but it can be harmful not to be more assertive. And imagine what you can do with all that free timeWhen you ask someone how they are, 95% of the time they will answer with some version of “busy”, “good, but busy” or even, sometimes, “crazy busy”.Busy has be...
16:34, 2019-06-02

How 5G could improve augmented reality We all know by now that 5G is going to be a big deal. The next generation mobile network will provide ubiquitous gigabit connection speeds, extremely low latency and unrestricted capacity.In fact, it’s rather difficult to imagine a modern industry that won’t be positively affected by 5...
11:17, 2019-06-01

Use Goo Gone to Clean Stains, Gum, and Pretty Much Everything Goo Gone is an amazing adhesive remover. Many of us theater and video people know it as the best way to remove gaffer’s tape and price tag residue from stages and props....
16:34, 2019-05-29

10 ways to improve gut health The gut is home to billions of microorganisms. Many of these are beneficial to overall health. In this article, learn how to promote the growth of beneficial bacteria and balance the gut microbiome....
13:00, 2019-05-29

Your Phone Is Disgusting. Oh Please, Won’t You Clean It? A fact of my very clean life that often surprises people is that I’m not a germaphobe. I just don’t get super freaked out at the idea or the reality of touching gross things! One place, however, where this is not true is with other people’s phones. I absolutely HATE touching them, and I do my best t...
02:01, 2019-06-05

How to Clean Your Kitchen After a Flood Living in an area impacted by a flood can be a traumatic event, made even wore if you’re not prepared. In light of potential flooding around the US, this week the FDA shared some tips on what to do when you’re cleaning up after a flood, specifically what to do to clean up....
20:51, 2019-06-01

Mozilla is helping to make web-based VR available to everyone Even though virtual reality has been in the mainstream for several years now, it's still not very accessible. It often takes trained engineers to create, release and distribute VR content. That could soon change, however, thanks to a new project call......
23:17, 2019-05-22

Artificial intelligence summit focuses on fighting hunger, climate crisis and transition to ‘smart sustainable cities’ Artificial intelligence, or AI, is at the forefront of fighting hunger, mitigating the climate crisis and facilitating “the transition to smart sustainable cities", said the chief of the UN agency which specializes in information and communication technologies, Houlin Zhao, kicking off the third AI ...
05:34, 2019-05-29

A dietitian's guide to 'clean eating': what it is and how to do it right Heavily processed food has recently been linked to poor health and even early death. No wonder clean eating is having a momentCould plastics disrupt your hormones? Do pesticides cause cancer? If you have questions about the impact of chemicals on your health, ask our experts Doubtless you have heard...
11:34, 2019-06-06

How to easily improve your app performance with an ASO audit If your app store listing page is not optimized, it’s unlikely that you will get any organic downloads. In fact many won’t be able to even find your app.Read More...
18:00, 2019-06-11

Not Even Apple Can Clean Up the Mess of Streaming TV Apple has built a hub for all your content, no matter where it comes from or which app you use to watch it. It’s a very good idea, but the execution only serves to show how confusing and broken the TV landscape is....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Using a meditation app each day may improve your memory and attention Short bursts of app-guided meditation several times a day has been found to improve performance on memory and attention tasks in a study involving 40 adults...
17:17, 2019-06-03

How to Clean the Most Common Smartphone Messes We take our phones everywhere, so it’s inevitable that they’ll eventually feel the brunt of the life we’re living. And just as we hit the shower first thing after a long weekend of camping, our smartphones also need a deep cleaning once in a while....
18:51, 2019-05-28

Ramaphosa names cabinet for his 'clean-up' South Africa's President Cyril Ramaposa has picked a new cabinet that is largely devoid of the taint of corruption and incompetence and warned they will be 'closely monitored'....
19:51, 2019-05-30

4 Your Health: Karate helping Parkinson’s patients NBC News- As people living with Parkinson’s disease start having tremors, moving more slowly and losing their balance, it can be frustrating and isolating. But some patents are now finding the help they need at an unexpected place, a karate dojo. Kelly Weinschreider was diagnosed with Parkinso...
18:34, 2019-06-03

ABN AMRO is helping BUX blockchainify its new stock trading app A division of the major Dutch bank ABN AMRO and a mobile trading app are collaborating to offer stock investments using the blockchain. The bank‘s securities investment arm ABN AMRO Clearing Bank and BUX announced today that they have signed a partnership contract to use the bank‘s blockchain-based ...
16:51, 2019-05-29

New center dedicated to helping the homeless opens up TUCSON – A new facility aimed at helping the homeless get off the streets and back on their feet opened up Monday. The H.S. Lopez Family Foundation Center of Opportunity moved into the old Holiday Inn near Irvington and Palo Verde Roads. The building has been transformed into a shelter that of...
08:34, 2019-06-04

Chernobyl, With Helping Hand From TV, Becomes an Unlikely Tourism Magnet The rising popularity of visits to the nuclear site, attributed partly to the hit HBO show “Chernobyl,” has led to concerns about some guests’ behavior....
22:17, 2019-06-13

4 Your Health: Beta blockers helping A-Fib patients Betas blockers may help people with A-Fib. People prone to stress related heart arrhythmias may benefit from taking beta blockers. A new Yale University study tracked nearly 200 patients who recorded their emotions just before an episode of atrial fibrillation. It showed people taking beta blockers ...
22:00, 2019-06-04

China warns Canada of ‘consequences’ of helping US China says Canada needs to be aware of the consequences of aiding the U.S. in a case involving the Chinese tech giant Huawei that is believed to have sparked the detentions of two Canadians in China...
07:51, 2019-06-01

Trump Admits to Russia ‘Helping Me to Get Elected’ Amid criticism of the special counsel’s investigation, President Trump offers an extraordinary admission, that the rival country helped him win the presidency in 2016....
16:17, 2019-05-30

China tells Canada of ‘consequences’ of helping US BEIJING (AP) — China says Canada needs to be aware of the consequences of aiding the U.S. in a case involving the Chinese tech giant Huawei that is believed to have sparked the detentions of two Canadians in China. Foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang’s comments Friday came after U.S. Vice Presi...
13:17, 2019-05-31

China tells Canada of 'consequences' of helping US China says Canada needs to be aware of the consequences of aiding the U.S. in a case involving the Chinese tech giant Huawei that is believed to have sparked the detentions of two Canadians in China....
14:51, 2019-05-31

Automated cryptocode generator is helping secure the web Nearly every time you open up a secure Google Chrome browser, a new MIT-developed cryptographic system is helping better protect your data. In a paper presented at the recent IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, MIT researchers detail a system that, for the first time, automatically generates ...
19:34, 2019-06-17

Inclusion, equality a must for ‘long-lasting peace and sustainable development’, UN official tells high-level event in Baku Exclusion and deep inequality will forever thwart “long-lasting peace and sustainable development”, a high-level official from the United Nations cultural agency said on Thursday at the 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Amid Venezuela exodus, UN refugee envoy Angelina Jolie visits camps on Colombian border, appeals for humanity, more support As the United Nations announced four million Venezuelans have fled their country, Angelina Jolie, a special envoy for the world body’s refugee agency, visited camps along the Colombian-Venezuelan border, where on Saturday she appealed for more leadership, more humanity and more support to countries ...
21:51, 2019-06-10

Driverless cars will improve traffic flow by at least 35% News 20 May, 2019 A fleet of autonomous cars working together will be able to improve traffic flow by at least 35 per cent, according to researchers...
23:34, 2019-05-21

Workers Trying To Clean Up Marina Damaged In Fire WAYNE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Memorial Day weekend is upon us and one popular Lake Cumberland Marina is trying to clean up after a devastating fire. Four days ago, the marina at Conley Bottom Resort was engulfed in flames. But people are working hard to get what they can ready for Memorial Day ...
00:51, 2019-05-25

Need a New Phone Case? Here Are Five Easy-to-Clean Options. I recently had to replace my phone case, which was lost by someone who was not me. Not my phone, mind you, just the case. I’d try to explain but to be honest I have no earthly idea what went on in that men’s room….anyway. The result was that I needed a new phone case, and I needed one quick. But I w...
02:34, 2019-06-06

How to improve your summer vacation smartphone photos Your smartphone camera timer, flashlight app, using the back facing camera instead of the front one and paying attention to lighting can really help.       ...
13:34, 2019-06-13

10 quick ways to improve your website branding The purpose of branding is to present a unified message about the company and its products. And also wrapped up in this is the need to deliver a story that customers can relate to, in order to establish better connections and loyalty with those people. Businesses spend large amou...
16:00, 2019-06-12

How getting more daylight can improve your mental and physical health Spending less time outside and more time in dim artificial light is disrupting our body clocks and undermining our health. The good news? A little daylight goes a long way...
11:34, 2019-05-29

iRobot's new Roomba and Bravaa mop can clean together automatically  Where can iRobot go next after giving us a Roomba that can dump its own dustbin? How about a Roomba that can also tag team floor cleaning with a robot mop? The new Roomba s9+ and Bravaa jet m6 work in tandem: Once your floors are vacuumed, the mop au......
07:17, 2019-05-29

FCA may improve Renault merger bid to win French backing Fiat Chrysler is discussing with Renault an improved merger offer that would see the combined company's operations headquartered in France and the French state granted a seat on its board, sources told Reuters....
06:51, 2019-06-03

Android Q will improve your phone's battery life, and you can't do much about it Nah, we aren't talking about Google introducing a systemwide Dark Mode in Android Q. No amount of LTE tower pinging, talking on the phone, or any other usual suspect when it comes to wireless radio battery drain can affect your mileage as much as constant Wi-Fi scanning for non-existent networks. Th...
13:34, 2019-05-28

Hormone therapy may improve some symptoms of autism Two studies suggest that suppressing or boosting the hormone vasopressin may help communication skills and social interactions in autistic children and men...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Missouri residents begin to clean up after tornado Residents in Jefferson City, Missouri began cleaning up debris as the day passed on Wednesday after a large and destructive twister moved over the city shortly before midnight.        ...
01:51, 2019-05-24

New surface treatment could improve refrigeration efficiency Unlike water, liquid refrigerants and other fluids that have a low surface tension tend to spread quickly into a sheet when they come into contact with a surface. But for many industrial processes it would be better if the fluids formed droplets, which could roll or fall off the surface and carry he...
19:00, 2019-05-21

Lens replacement because of cataracts may improve sleep (Reuters Health) - Seniors who get new lenses implanted during cataract surgery may not only see better but also experience better sleep, suggests a new study of how light entering the eye regulates the body's internal clock....
21:34, 2019-05-23

Lexus uses 2020 RX refresh to improve infotainment The enhancements to the RX and RXL infotainment systems are likely to migrate to other vehicles in the brand's lineup, said Lisa Materazzo, vice president of Lexus marketing....
10:17, 2019-05-30

Fournette happy to have 'clean start' with Jags Leonard Fournette, who missed seven games in 2018 because of injuries and was suspended for another, believes he has had a successful reboot this offseason and is happy to have "a clean start" with the Jaguars....
00:34, 2019-05-25

Larissa Comes Clean on 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After?: "I Have Kids" The secret is out on 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? season four. In the above sneak peek, exclusive to E! News, Larissa Dos Santos Lima comes clean to her mother-in-law Debbie......
18:51, 2019-05-24

FDA to improve access to experimental cancer drugs The Food and Drug Administration is launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the market but that have shown some promise in early testing. (June 3)        ...
20:00, 2019-06-03

7 easy tricks you can use to improve your office on a budget As a designer, I often get asked by growing companies how they can improve their offices and create maximum impact with a minimal budget. And it’s a great question, because engaging employees is key to recruitment and retention. So, if you’re looking for ways to improve your company’s offices, or ju...
09:34, 2019-06-10

Engaging world’s youth vital to preventing violent extremism, building sustainable peace, UN official tells Baku Forum The spotlight for the second and final day of the 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Baku, Azerbaijan, shined brightly on youth, with a lively discussion on the vital role young people play in countering and preventing violent extremism....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Asia-Pacific showing ‘decisive leadership’ on road to 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, deputy UN chief tells key forum Nations across Asia and the Pacific need to take bold action to ensure empowerment, inclusiveness and equality if the region is to realize the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a major UN conference has heard....
20:17, 2019-05-21

Burger King is helping graduates pay off student loans Need help paying off your student debt?Burger King can help. The burger company has a student loan repayment program that's active through June.        ...
11:00, 2019-05-24

This company is helping pay down its employees' student debt. 'They are creating value for us' Chegg has a new program that will give its employees up to $5,000 a year to help pay off student debt. "If they borrowed money and they are creating value for us, we want to help them," says CEO Dan Rosensweig....
02:34, 2019-06-07

How Giants receiver is helping victims of Ohio tornadoes Cody Latimer was looking forward to OTAs — but he had somewhere more important to be. The 26-year-old wide receiver, who is entering his second season with the Giants, missed last week’s voluntary practice to aid his hometown of Dayton, Ohio, which was ravaged by multiple tornadoes, resulting in at ...
14:34, 2019-06-05

Alberta’s carbon tax cut helping to fuel love for big trucks A recent report from the International Energy Agency found Canadians are driving the least fuel-efficient vehicles in the world and are emitting the most CO2 per kilometre driven....
19:34, 2019-05-31

Helping a college student navigate a payroll snafu at UPS Dear John: I am a college student at Binghamton University. Over my winter break in December/January, I worked for a few days with UPS as a driver’s helper. At the end of break I was trying to get paid and called the head office of my branch in Farmingville, NY....
06:00, 2019-06-02

New Gillette ad shows father helping transgender son to shave Samson Bonkeabantu Brown says he was honored to star in ad‘My father encouraged me to live authentically as my best self’A transgender man learning to shave is featured in a new ad by razor company Gillette. The ad, posted to Gillette’s Facebook page, features Toronto-based artist Samson Bonkeabantu...
09:51, 2019-05-29

| Liberia president seeks to clean up central bank Liberian President George Weah has shaken up the leadership of the Central Bank of Liberia in a bid to restore confidence in an institution dogged by scandal....
03:34, 2019-05-30

Four bodies, 11 Tonnes Of Garbage Picked Up In Everest Clean-Up Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected some 11 tonnes of decades-old garbage from Mount Everest and its approach below the base camp as part of a drive to clean up the world's......
17:51, 2019-06-05

Centre To Procure 2 More Supercomputers To Improve Weather Forecast The government will procure two more supercomputers in order to improve weather forecasting in the country, a top ministry official said on Sunday, adding that the combined computing powers would be......
04:00, 2019-06-10

A four-day work week could improve our health and cut carbon emissions Campaigners want us to reduce our working hours to boost mental health, increase productivity and lower carbon emissions, but is it really that simple?...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Facebook researchers are building virtual spaces to improve AI and AR Will virtual assistants be able to tell the difference between your living room and your kitchen? Or even help you find a missing book or set of keys? With embodied AI -- which relies on data from physical surroundings -- they soon might. Facebook ha......
10:00, 2019-06-15

Chris Hemsworth Used to Clean Out Breast Pumps For a Living (Yes, Really) Before he was wielding a hammer as Marvel Universe's Thor, Chris Hemsworth was, uh, hands deep in breast milk. Allow us to explain. During an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring......
19:34, 2019-06-13

In Portugal, a man braves dangerous cliffs to clean-up the coast Every week, carrying a large bag to collect marine litter, sea-lover Miguel Lacerda climbs up and down dangerous 140-metre-high cliffs, dedicating himself to cleaning up Portugal's rocky coast....
16:34, 2019-05-24

Strong U.S. retail sales improve economy's fortunes U.S. retail sales increased in May and sales for the prior month were revised higher, suggesting a pick-up in consumer spending that eased fears the economy was slowing down sharply in the second quarter....
22:17, 2019-06-14

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Environmentalists are celebrating the move....
01:34, 2019-06-02

Update coming to improve a disappointing feature on the OnePlus 7 Pro After several OnePlus 7 Pro owners complained that the camera on the OnePlus 7 Pro "sucks" (to quote one user) on the company's forum (and no, it's nothing like the forum you're thinking of), a OnePlus staff member wrote a lengthy post addressing the issue. According to this OnePlus employee, the ca...
05:00, 2019-05-23

Update sent to improve the cameras on the Huawei P30 Pro; B&H pulls the P30 line The Huawei P30 Pro features a quad-camera setup in the back. This consists of a 40MP primary camera (f/1.6 aperture), an 8MP telephoto camera with 5x optical zoom, a 20MP Ultra-wide camera, and a Time-of-Flight (ToF) depth sensor. And don't forget the 32MP front-facing selfie snapper. What brings th...
22:51, 2019-06-06

Time to come clean: 'Burglars' tidied house and left with nothing A US father returned home to find his house had been broken into, but rather than ransacking the property the "burglars" had instead simply given his house a good clean....
19:51, 2019-05-24

Plastic straws and bags no more: Canada aims to clean up its act Canada plans to ban some single-use plastics like straws, bags and cutlery by early 2021 to reduce non-recyclable waste and protect the world's oceans, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday....
06:51, 2019-06-11

Clean freaks: Share your thoughts about the iRobot Roomba i7+ People have been arguing about the utility of robot vacuums for as long as there have been robot vacuums. Some feel they're just expensive gadgets with extensive limitations, while others see them as important steps toward a real-life Rosey from The......
18:17, 2019-05-23

Republicans resist push for clean electricity mandate Congressional Republicans are resisting entreaties from Democrats to support a federal clean electricity mandate, widening the gulf between the two parties and showing the limits on what Republicans are willing to stomach as they shift toward saying that climate change is a problem worth addressing....
18:00, 2019-05-31

| Nhleko: Junior Boks' handling and discipline have to improve Junior Springbok assistant coach Bafana Nhleko was honest in his assessment of the team's performance in their World Rugby U20 Championship win over Georgia....
05:51, 2019-06-10

New Legislation Would Help National Committees Improve Candidates' Cybersecurity In advance of the 2020 elections, a new federal law proposed on Tuesday seeks to remove impediments faced by national political committees when seeking to help shore up the cybersecurity of their state-level counterparts.Read more......
14:00, 2019-05-22

Use a Paint Brush and Baby Wipes to Clean Your Car's Interior Like a Pro Your car should be as beautiful on the inside as it is on the outside. That’s why we put together some of our favorite car hacks to prep your interior for a summer road trip....
01:17, 2019-06-20

Afghan president says he’ll visit Pakistan to improve ties KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says he will visit Pakistan on June 27 to open a new chapter in his country’s uneasy relationship with its neighbor and mend ties that are often characterized by mistrust and tit-for-tat accusations. In his message to mark Eid al-Fitr, th...
09:51, 2019-06-04

iRobot unveils Roomba s9+ and Braava jet m6 robots that clean together iRobot has launched two new robots, the Roomba s9+ robot vacuum cleaner and the Braava jet m6 robot mop, that can clean sequentially as a team.Read More...
06:51, 2019-05-29

Isis wife reveals role in helping CIA hunt for Baghdadi Umm Sayyaf, sentenced to death in Iraq, tells how she exposed fugitive’s secretsThe most senior female Islamic State captive has played a central role in the hunt for Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, helping identify safe houses used by the fugitive terrorist leader and in one case pinpointing his location in ...
14:34, 2019-05-31

Arizona border activist to stand trial for helping migrants TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal trial is scheduled to begin in Tucson for a border activist charged with harboring migrants and conspiring to transport and harbor two Mexican men who were in the U.S. illegally. Scott Daniel Warren says his spiritual values compel him to help all people in distress. P...
06:51, 2019-05-29

The Latest: South Korean experts helping to identify victims The Latest on the fatal Danube River boating accident in Hungary's capital (all times local): 1 p.m. South Korean fingerprint experts are assisting Hungarian officials in identifying the South Korean victims of last week's tour boat accident in Budapest....
14:00, 2019-06-06

How banks are helping you budget and track your money to avoid overspending Mom can't always be there to tell you when to stop spending. But Huntington Bank and others are promoting new tracking tools to keep resolutions.        ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Judge indicted for helping undocumented immigrant evade ICE wants pay during suspension District Judge Shelley Joseph, who allegedly let an undocumented immigrant out the back door, asked the court to reconsider her suspension without pay        ...
08:17, 2019-05-31

Climate change helping 'make world less peaceful', report says Climate change is helping to make the world less peaceful by causing conflicts or making them worse by affecting livelihoods, security and resources, a study has said....
06:51, 2019-06-12

The musicians helping make climate change a cultural movement Pop stars like Lil Dicky and Grimes are using their music and their huge followings to gain vital coverage of climate change. This rise in social media-driven activism shows that a tipping point has been reached in popular culture...
11:34, 2019-06-17

Stronger Gen2 FE car helping overtaking - Audi's Lucas di Grassi Lucas di Grassi reckons the higher strength of the Formula E Gen2 car has had a "positive effect" on overtaking, despite criticism that it has led to increased contact levels...
18:00, 2019-05-22

Helping Women Overcome Society’s Outdated Messages on Money Financial lessons take root at an early age. Girls are usually taught to budget and be careful with money, while boys are taught to be more aggressive....
06:51, 2019-06-17

Promoted: The engineering students helping to create a 2019 Formula 1 car Winners of the INFINITI Engineering Academy have begun their real-world Formula 1 experience by helping design and build this year's Renault R.S.19. car...
11:17, 2019-05-23

How Amazon is helping cops build local surveillance networks Amazon’s Ring doorbells are helping cops build surveillance networks in neighborhoods across the country. More than 50 local police departments have partnered with Ring over the last two years and promoted the products to citizens — essentially building neighborhoods with security cameras on e...
11:17, 2019-06-06

Get Clean Curls With 25% Off Select DevaCurl Shampoo and Conditioner Sets Cult-favorite curly hair brand DevaCurl is blowing out a selection of shampoo and conditioner sets, including their Original, Delight, and Decadence lines, with their Friends & Family Sale, happening now. Bring home a fan favorite “How to Quit Shampoo” set for those who have yet to jump on the N...
03:51, 2019-05-22

What is Couch to 5k? How the popular running app can aid weight loss and improve stamina LOOKING to lose weight without going to the gym? The Couch to 5k app may help you to run further and tone up. Here's all you need to know about C25K....
12:51, 2019-06-12

Perfect record for France but a lot to improve as knockout phase looms - Hosts France benefited from two highly debatable goals in their last two Group A games as they reached the World Cup knockout phase with a perfect record that did not mask their shortcomings....
15:00, 2019-06-18

Community pharmacies may improve cardiovascular health for prostate patients After three months of performing moderate and vigorous exercise recommended by pharmacies, men with prostate cancer lost an average of more than 2 pounds and improved their overall well-being....
01:01, 2019-06-13

Severe weather forecasts continue as Ohio, Kansas, clean up A vicious storm tore through the Kansas City area, spawning tornadoes that downed trees and power lines, damaged homes and injured at least a dozen people in the latest barrage of severe weather that saw tornado warnings as far east as New York City....
04:34, 2019-05-30

Nepal picks up four bodies, 11 tonnes of garbage in Everest clean-up Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected some 11 tonnes of decades-old garbage from Mount Everest and its approach below the base camp as part of a drive to clean up the world's highest mountain, the government said on Wednesday....
17:17, 2019-06-05

Eight reasons Trump's 'clean climate' claims fail to stack up President told Prince Charles US has ‘among the cleanest climates there are’. Here’s a reminder of some facts he may have overlookedDonald Trump believes the US has a “clean climate”, telling the interviewer Piers Morgan on ITV’s Good Morning Britain that he had informed Prince Charles in a 90-minut...
19:34, 2019-06-05

Assured Alisson illustrates Liverpool’s ability to learn and improve The Brazilian goalkeeper has picked up the Golden Gloves award in his first season in England and his crucial saves have taken his club into another Champions League finalAlisson was dissecting a first mistake as Liverpool’s goalkeeper when he revealed his philosophical side. “The secret of the wise...
15:34, 2019-05-26

Watch: Guinness record broken by divers in Florida clean-up Organizers of a diving event in Florida said they broke a Guinness record when 633 divers collected at least 1,626 pounds of trash and 60 pounds of fishing line....
22:51, 2019-06-17

Watching This Guy Obsessively Clean a Filthy Old Audi TT Is Incredibly Satisfying The owner of this Audi TT in Britain “spilt some rice” in it, which is a somewhat silly reason to get it detailed, but as good a reason as any. Besides, this TT definitely needed it....
01:17, 2019-05-31

Donald Trump tells Prince Charles US has 'clean climate' President blames other countries for environmental crisis, in long talk with princePrince Charles spent 75 minutes longer than scheduled trying to convince Donald Trump of the dangers of global heating, but the president still insisted the US was “clean” and blamed other nations for the crisis.Trump...
14:00, 2019-06-05

U.S. looks to improve ties with Indonesian special forces, stage exercises Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan met his Indonesian counterpart on Thursday as the United States looks to improve ties with an Indonesian special forces unit that have been limited due to human rights abuses in the 1990s....
09:00, 2019-05-30

New Delhi vows free transport for women in bid to improve safety NEW DELHI – India’s capital city plans to make its state-run bus and metro network free for women commuters, hoping that higher use of public transport will improve women’s safety in one of the world’s largest metropolitan areas blighted by gender crime. The announcement on Monday by Delhi Chi...
23:51, 2019-06-03

Amazon Attempts to Improve Alexa Privacy, Hilariously Fails There’s a new Echo in town. The Echo Show 5 is a smart display with a 5.5-inch screen scheduled for a June 26 release, and it’s the first Echo device with a physical shutter to cover the onboard camera. With this release, Amazon is also making some changes to how all Echos treat Alexa privacy setti...
20:00, 2019-05-29

Troops will paint border fence to improve ‘aesthetic appearance’ Active-duty US troops are set to begin painting a year-old stretch of fencing on the Mexican border to “improve the aesthetic appearance” — at the same time tens of thousands of asylum seekers are overwhelming border facilities and personnel. Border Patrol spokesman Carlos Pitones said troops on Fri...
04:00, 2019-06-07

Border Patrol Council VP slams Ocasio-Cortez's 'disgusting' comparison of border facilities to 'concentration camps' The vice president of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for comparing border facilities to concentration camps....
16:51, 2019-06-18

U.S. blames Iran for helping Houthi rebels shoot down drone in Yemen Houthi rebels in Yemen recently shot down a U.S. government-operated drone with assistance from Iran, the U.S. military said in a statement on Sunday....
19:34, 2019-06-16

Top female ISIS member insists she’s helping CIA find Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi The top female ISIS member who has been captured claims she has been cooperating with the CIA to help them track down terror kingpin Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi — though he remains at large despite her purported assistance. Nisrine Assad Ibrahim, better known by her nom de guerre Umm Sayyaf, has helped the...
20:17, 2019-05-31

Meet the young leader helping rural Himalayan communities thrive Mountain Resiliency Project founder Tsechu Dolma is committed to strengthening vulnerable communities like the one in which she was raised Continue reading......
17:51, 2019-05-21

Taco Bell employees praised for helping stranded elderly customer Three Taco Bell employees are being praised for stepping up to help someone in need. The workers at a Sugar Creek, Mo., Taco Bell reportedly went out of their way to help a customer whose car ran out of gas in the drive-thru. The customer was an elderly, disabled man who had just gotten out......
02:51, 2019-06-19

"He'll Explain": Nitish Kumar On Prashant Kishor Helping Mamata Banerjee Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said he had no idea about the role his party's vice president Prashant Kishor will play for his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee who has signed up......
20:51, 2019-06-08

Social media helping stoke anti-Semitism, says Patriots owner Robert Kraft has warned that failure to tackle anti-Semitism will open the door for other forms of racism and discrimination to flourish with the help of social media....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Calgarian helping tennis star Maria Sharapova get back on her feet Calgary massage therapist and conditioning coach, Marcin Goszczynski, has helped many high profiles recover athletes from injuries and now his focus is on Maria Sharapova and her troubled right shoulder....
21:51, 2019-05-21

Robert Kraft: Social media helping stoke anti-Semitism Robert Kraft has warned that failure to tackle anti-Semitism will open the door for other forms of racism and discrimination to flourish with the help of social media....
20:00, 2019-05-21

CNN panel: Mainstream media is 'helping' shift Democratic Party to the left A CNN panel seemingly reached a consensus that the mainstream media is "helping" shift the Democratic Party toward the left following former Vice President Joe Biden's abandoning his support for the Hyde Amendment. ...
02:51, 2019-06-11

Inside the Controversial Company Helping China Control the Future of the Internet Dennis Honrud’s family has been farming wheat in eastern Montana for three generations. Unashamedly old school, Honrud sows only half his 6,000 acres, leaving the rest fallow to avoid soil depletion. “There’s not many of us left,” he laments. Like many workers in the global e...
19:17, 2019-05-23

Jury couldn't decide if Arizona activist broke law helping migrants An Arizona jury on Tuesday said it was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of a U.S. human rights activist who was accused of hiding undocumented migrants, but said he was offering them humanitarian aid....
05:17, 2019-06-12

Girls’ Side and Boys’ Side? Not at These Summer Camps Sleep-away programs for L.G.B.T.Q. youth offer all the standards — s’mores, canoeing, friendship bracelets — plus gender-inclusive cabins and courses on identity....
00:17, 2019-05-23

‘We Owe It to Our Kids to Keep the Environment Clean.’ Canada to Ban Single-Use Plastics as Early as 2021 Canada has set a goal to ban single-use plastics by as early as 2021 in a measure aimed at reducing waste that ends up in the ecosystem, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday. Single-use plastics such as bags, straws and cutlery will be prohibited in the country, which throws away about 3 m...
11:17, 2019-06-11

Brad Barritt’s chances of playing for Saracens in Premiership final improve • Scan on centre’s hamstring shows ‘little bit better’ than feared• Leicester coach Geordan Murphy banned for three gamesSaracens remain hopeful their injured captain, Brad Barritt, could yet be fit for the Premiership final against Exeter at Twickenham on Saturday. It had been widely assumed Barrit...
19:51, 2019-05-28

Ericsson updates 5G cell tower software to improve speed and coverage Ericsson's 5G hardware is already being used in cell towers around the world, and is getting a major software upgrade to increase speeds and coverage.Read More...
23:34, 2019-06-17

MacBook Pro teardown dives into Apple’s efforts to improve its keyboard design After years of controversy and deserved criticism, Apple earlier this week introduced a refreshed MacBook Pro with a slightly tweaked design that, we can only hope, will address longstanding complaints about the butterfly-switch keyboard originally introduced in 2016. At this point, it’s been ...
07:34, 2019-05-25

Amy Jones strikes again as England wrap up clean sweep over West Indies • England 258-4; West Indies 131• Jones named player of series after top-scoringThe rain that has dogged the men’s World Cup miraculously stayed away from Chelmsford on Thursday long enough to allow England Women to clean sweep West Indies in their ODI series, the home side winning the reduced 39-ov...
01:34, 2019-06-14

Critic’s Notebook: Chicago Finds a Way to Improve Public Housing: Libraries Other cities have combined books and subsidized housing, but the outgoing mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has embraced the concept with three striking new projects....
14:51, 2019-05-21

India aims to provide clean water to all rural houses by 2024 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that piped water will reach all homes in the countryside by 2024, setting a tough target at a time when hundreds of millions don't have access to clean water....
00:17, 2019-06-16

Study: Youth cholesterol levels improve since 1999, but half still not ideal Half of children and teens in the United States have unhealthy cholesterol levels, and one quarter have clinically high levels, but researchers say this still marks an improvement in the last two decades....
22:51, 2019-05-22

Japan's financial watchdog orders Nomura to improve business after leak Japan's financial watchdog on Tuesday ordered Nomura Holdings to improve its business practices after the country's biggest brokerage admitted an employee had leaked market information....
11:34, 2019-05-28

Promoting ‘a healthy sustainable future’, the UN health agency engages young and young at heart to 'Walk the Talk' Celebrating the importance of fitness, on Sunday morning in the Swiss city of Geneva, the United Nations health agency kicked off its second “Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge”....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Arizona jury trial ends hung over whether activist broke law helping migrants An Arizona jury on Tuesday said it was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of a U.S. human rights activist who was accused of hiding undocumented migrants, but said he was offering them humanitarian aid....
05:00, 2019-06-12

How doulas are helping one city lower its high rate of black infant deaths Milwaukee's black infant mortality rate is higher than the U.S. rate. Doulas, or pregnancy and birth coaches, are volunteering to change that.        ...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Eoin Morgan tells England to improve attitude in field after Pakistan loss • ‘Our fielding cost us 20 runs and that is a lot in one-day game’• Joe Root refuses to be drawn on state of ball as Pakistan bowledEoin Morgan bemoaned his England side’s attitude in the field following the 14-run defeat by Pakistan that represents an early setback to their World Cup hopes.Set 349 ...
22:17, 2019-06-03

Google AI researchers use mannequin challenge YouTube videos to improve depth prediction Google AI researchers used 2,000 mannequin challenge videos from YouTube to train AI that predicts depth in videos with people and objects in motion.Read More...
00:34, 2019-05-24

Google made a change in Android 9 to improve battery life; now some app developers are steamed Several developers have posted complaints on Google's issue tracker website for Android (via Android Police). The problem is that starting with Android 9 Pie, Google has limited the number of times an app can perform Wi-Fi scans. Such scans are required by certain apps that perform indoor navigation...
04:17, 2019-05-28

At NITI Aayog Meet, PM Pitches For Clean Water To All Rural Homes By 2024 Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that piped water will reach all homes in the countryside by 2024, setting a tough target at a time when hundreds of millions don't have access to clean......
21:17, 2019-06-15

Herbivore Jade Facial Roller – can it improve my skin and bring me peace and harmony? I’m not sure it is doing much for my complexion, but it is certainly a gorgeous addition to any bathroomI have no idea what facial rolling with gemstones does. I understand that it is popular with lifestyle bloggers and various Kardashian satellites and, if it is good enough for them, you may as wel...
08:34, 2019-06-18

Boston chain Papa Gino’s helping Bruins fans cope with free pizza One Boston-area chain is stepping up to help the city remember how to get over that losing feeling. A day after the Bruins fell to the St. Louis Blues in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final — denying Boston its 13th pro sports title since the turn of the century — pizza chain Papa......
05:51, 2019-06-14

Virta Health aims to reverse Type 2 diabetes without meds by helping patients watch what they eat Virta Health is a five-year-old start-up that wants to reverse Type 2 diabetes without medication. Its treatment plan offers patients personalized dietary guidance, health coaching and biomarker tracking....
17:00, 2019-05-21

Canada should improve protections for temporary residents amid visa application surge: advocates Federal officials say the surge is due in part to an increase in international tourism in Canada — something the federal government has been trying hard to achieve....
03:51, 2019-05-24

Weight loss surgery in teen years may improve diabetes, blood pressure outcomes After having weight loss surgery, a group of teens with obesity lost 26 percent of the body weight -- while the adults with obesity lost 29 percent of their weight...
03:51, 2019-05-22

Game Of Thrones fans are helping Emilia Clarke and Kit Harington raise tons of money for charity There was a lot of noise surrounding the finale of Game of Thrones, but while a certain sect of fans were demanding a reshoot of the whole last season (yikes), another was actually raising money for Emilia Clarke’s charity, SameYou, and folks it’s the feel-good story to come of the final season. On ...
20:51, 2019-06-07

Read Tesla CEO Elon Musk's latest email urging employees to improve vehicle deliveries On Wednesday, a new email from Tesla CEO Elon Musk to all employees asked them to focus on making end-of-quarter deliveries better than they have been, and called for new meetings with delivery teams every two days "to understand what's needed."...
00:00, 2019-05-30

Google Celebrates Lucy Wills, Who Found a Simple Solution to Improve the Health of Pregnant Women Everywhere The pioneering English hematologist Lucy Wills, whose research into women’s health during pregnancy changed the lives of millions around the globe, was celebrated in Friday’s Google Doodle. Wills conducted research into prenatal macrocytic anaemia in India in the 1920s and 1930s, where p...
17:00, 2019-05-21

How to Pick the Best Light Bulb for Every Room The lighting in a room isn’t just part of the decor; it can affect everything from your sleep schedule to your brain power. So it’s understandable that you want your home, the place you presumably spend a big chunk of your life, to be lit nicely. But there are so many different options to choose fro...
02:00, 2019-06-08

Mount Everest deaths: Nepali climbers retrieve four bodies during clean up drive to remove decades of rubbish from mountain Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected 11 tonnes of decades-old rubbish from Mount Everest as part of a drive to clean up the world's highest mountain....
10:51, 2019-06-06

Hamilton says Lauda was a 'bright light' in his life Five times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton hailed Niki Lauda on Tuesday as "a bright light" in his life and said he would not have moved to Mercedes without the late Austrian's involvement....
03:00, 2019-05-22

Fed Minutes to Shed Light on Inflation Outlook The Federal Reserve’s minutes from its May meeting will offer new clues on how officials assessed an unexpected downtick in inflation and views toward lowering interest rates....
15:17, 2019-05-22

Uber Gets Sell-Side Green Light The ride-hailing firm has a stamp of approval from nearly every large research group despite the fact that it has yet to prove its business model can turn a profit....
02:00, 2019-06-05

Edmund interrupted by light in bid to battle through in Paris "British number one Kyle Edmund\u0027s match against France\u0027s Jeremy Chardy was suspended in the fifth set due to bad light on Monday evening at the French Open."...
22:34, 2019-05-27

Put An Accent Light Anywhere With This Discounted Philips Hue LightStrip The great thing about Philips Hue is that your fancy lighting profiles aren’t limited to standard bulbs; the Hue LighStrip Plus lets you to stick a rope of color-changing, Wi-Fi connected lights anywhere in your house.Read more......
19:34, 2019-05-31

Mysterious light flashes keep happening on the moon Researchers at Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg are using a new telescope in Spain to hopefully find some answers.        ...
22:34, 2019-06-04

Contentious Jerusalem cable car gets green light A controversial Israeli plan to build a cable car to Jerusalem's historic Old City has passed a major hurdle and now only requires government approval....
20:17, 2019-06-03

Synchronous fireflies light up the Smoky Mountains The "Photinus carolinus" firefly is the only species in America that can synchronize their light patterns as part of their annual mating ritual.        ...
02:34, 2019-06-05

Light PBOC touch makes once unlikely yuan at 7/$ seem possible As China's yuan slips to historically weak levels against the dollar, the central bank's atypical light touch is spurring speculation that policymakers want to be more judicious in their intervention and have no specific target for the currency....
17:17, 2019-05-24

Traffic light alerts can help us cut down sugary drinks Using traffic light-style warning labels and making healthy alternatives more easily available can reduce the consumption of sugary drinks, a major study said today....
15:01, 2019-06-12

Night fishing with light-up lures that can be seen from space In this stunning photo snapped from the International Space Station, green LED fishing lures light up the night in the Gulf of Thailand and the Andaman Sea...
18:17, 2019-05-21

TPD officer struck from behind by vehicle while stopped at red light Tucson Police Dept. says an officer stopped at a red light was hit from behind by another vehicle travelling at high speeds. After colliding with the officer the suspect driving the vehicle fled the scene. Authorities say the patrol car was hit so hard the contents of the trunk were forced into the ...
03:00, 2019-06-10

Britain's BBC gets green light to enhance iPlayer Britain's media regulator has given the BBC provisional permission to change its popular iPlayer on-demand platform from a 30-day catch-up service to one where programs are available for 12 months or longer....
18:34, 2019-06-12

New Kindle Oasis comes with a warm light, but that's all that has changed The Kindle Oasis was already one of the best ereading experiences on the market, but a newly refreshed version of the top-end ereader now comes with a feature many have been calling out for.The Kindle Oasis 2019 comes with an adjustable warm light that allows you to change the color tone of the scre...
16:17, 2019-06-19

Watch: Over 500 Drones Put Up Spectacular Light Show Most of us have seen light and sound shows, but this one was a little different. A video has captured a spectacular light show put on with the help of 526 drones in China....
14:17, 2019-05-29

U.S. court rules partially in favor of Molson in ad row with Bud Light A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the world's largest beer maker and brewer of Budweiser brand beers, from using parts of its marketing that said rival Molson Coors Brewing Co's MillerCoors used corn syrup in the production of its light beers....
22:34, 2019-05-25

Adani still needs further federal approval despite pre-election green light Work related to groundwater research will need to be signed off as opponents say new government papers show mine is ‘not ready to go’Adani will not be allowed to dig any coal from its Carmichael mine until it gets further federal government approval – despite the Coalition’s pre-election green light...
23:17, 2019-05-30

The GMA T.50 Is a Wildly Muscled Super-Light Car From the Designer of the McLaren F1 Gordon Murray, the designer of the iconic McLaren F1 that put the driver in the center and became the supercar of the 1990s (and every year after that), in the year 2019, has a new supercar in the works. That new central-seater supercar, according to his car company, is a whole lot like the McLaren ...
22:17, 2019-06-05

Try Our a Pair of Blue Light Blocking Gunnar Glasses for Just $36 While Gunnar glasses are marketed towards gamers, they can be effective at reducing eyestrain for anyone that spends their day staring at a screen. The problem is that they’re typically pretty expensive. Today though, you can grab a pair on Amazon for $36....
20:51, 2019-05-30

Nreal Light mixed reality smartglasses will debut for $500 Nreal is launching its Nreal Light augmented reality smartglasses for $500. It is one of the first lightweight AR glasses with a bright display.Read More...
06:51, 2019-05-31

The best Ultrabooks 2019: top thin and light laptops reviewed The best Ultrabooks aren’t just for getting work done; they’re also a status symbol of sorts. Just think about it: you’re sitting at a coffee shop, where everyone is either using a Chromebook or some big and bulky laptop relic. Then, you whip out an Ultrabook, and its thinner, l...
22:51, 2019-06-19

The new Kindle Oasis is here with color adjustable front light Amazon announces the new Kindle Oasis in India. While the previous generation model was already one of the best e-readers in the market, the latest version further ensures what we all have been asking for - an adjustable warm light for color tone adjustment.This small addition on the Kindle Oasis 20...
16:34, 2019-06-19

Walking tours in Amsterdam's Red Light District in jeopardy Tours of Amsterdam's Red Light District are scheduled to end in 2020. But the Prostitution Information Center says that's a bad idea and is fighting the ban....
22:34, 2019-05-31

Light-based computer may parallelize 10-megabit computations Enlarge / If everything's set up properly, you know you have a solution when the input light results in a single point of light as the output. (credit: Robert Horn/Argonne National Laboratory) When it comes to computation, the modern approach seems to involve an enormous bucket of bits, vigorous s...
06:01, 2019-06-14

‘The Buffalo Hunt’ seeks to show tribe in a new light ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A new documentary on the Oglala Lakota focuses on a tribal buffalo hunt to tell stories about traditions of the Native American people. “The Buffalo Hunt” seeks to avoid clichés around the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota that involve poverty and add...
23:17, 2019-06-07

Attorneys seek light sentence for cop who shot 911 caller MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman are asking a judge for a creative sentence that keeps him out of prison. Mohamed Noor was found guilty in April of murder and manslaughter in the death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond. He sho...
07:17, 2019-06-07

Roli's light-up Lumi keyboard teaches you how to play Roli has been making unconventional electronic music instruments for about a decade now. Its Seaboard series take the traditional keyboard design and infuse it with some notable tricks, like pressure-sensitive keys that allow for far more modulation......
15:00, 2019-06-18

Summer theater: Fireflies that synchronize light up two U.S. forests Crowds of eco-tourists from around the world will gather in two remote Appalachian forests in Tennessee and Pennsylvania in coming weeks to see spectacular light shows created by a rare species of firefly that can synchronize its flashes....
16:34, 2019-05-24

Donald Trump tweets: 'I had nothing to do with Russia helping me to get elected' Donald Trump today said Russia helped get him elected as US president, as he launched into a tirade labelling Robert Mueller's investigation into claims of collusion "Presidential Harassment."...
15:34, 2019-05-30

Artificial light during sleep puts women at risk of obesity Researchers found that women who slept with lights or a television on in the room were at greater risk of weight gain and obesity during a 6-year study....
18:00, 2019-06-13

Boeing delayed fix of defective 737 MAX warning light for three years: U.S. lawmakers Boeing Co learned that a cockpit warning light on its 737 MAX jetliner was defective in 2017 but decided to defer fixing it until 2020, U.S. lawmakers said on Friday....
00:34, 2019-06-08

Virginia Beach shines light on victims, not mass shooter VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The victims of America’s latest mass shooting had been dead for less than a day when police and city officials released a detailed presentation with their names, photos, job titles and the cities or towns in which they lived. In all, 12 people — 11 of them city emplo...
08:51, 2019-06-02

World's Tiniest Baby, Light As An Apple, Born In California A California hospital on Wednesday disclosed the birth of the world's smallest baby ever to survive, weighing a mere 245 grams (8.6 ounces) -- the same as a large apple -- when she was born....
08:51, 2019-05-30

Windows 10 May update brings light theme and more upgrade controls Microsoft is rolling out Windows 10's May 2019 Update, and it should be good news if you're hoping for a refreshed look -- or just don't care much for passwords. The most conspicuous change is the addition of a long-in-the-making light theme that br......
03:01, 2019-05-22

Texas Is Latest State to Pump the Brakes on Red-Light Cameras Gov. Greg Abbott signed a law this month that bans the cameras. It takes effect in September, but police departments have already started dismantling the devices....
18:00, 2019-06-08

Sports betting gets green light from state gaming commission It’s a surefire bet. The state gaming commission on Monday approved 6-0 rules governing sports betting at four upstate casinos — paving the way for gamblers to wager on pro sports as early as next month. The rules allow in-person betting at the Del Lago, Rivers, Resorts World Catskills and Tioga Dow...
01:51, 2019-06-11

Vegetarian Persian light bites – recipes by Sabrina Ghayour Don’t plump for your usual tired old snack: liven things up with spiced fried tomatoes, cumin hummus or sweet potato frittersPrep 20 min, plus restingCook 10 minMakes 20 Continue reading......
08:17, 2019-06-01

Athens' buried rivers: stream favoured by Plato could see light of day The Greek capital entombed its major rivers in concrete during its car-centred postwar development. Now the most storied of them, Ilisos, could be set freePhotographs by Christian SinibaldiWalking through the densely built metropolis of Athens, few visitors or even locals realise the Greek capital w...
15:51, 2019-06-04

Mysterious light flashes on the Moon have been baffling researchers for decades Though there have been several notable lunar-related discoveries since man first walked on the Moon in 1969, there is still one phenomenon that has perplexed researchers for decades: mysterious, random flashes of light coming from the Moon's surface....
20:34, 2019-06-05

Debra Messing is returning to Broadway to light ‘Birthday Candles’ Theatergoers can watch Debra Messing age before their eyes next spring. In Noah Haidle’s new play, “Birthday Candles,” the star of “Will & Grace” — both past and rebooted — starts off as 17-year-old Ernestine Ashworth, who spends an angsty birthday worrying about her place in the universe. The birth...
23:00, 2019-06-17

UPDATE 1-U.S. court rules partially in favor of Molson in ad row with Bud Light A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the world's largest beer maker and brewer of Budweiser brand beers, from using parts of its marketing that said rival Molson Coors Brewing Co's MillerCoors used corn syrup in the production of its light beers....
02:51, 2019-05-26

Prepare to jump to light speed: Inside the mission to go interstellar Proxima Centauri is 4 light years away. Ambitious space mission Breakthrough Starshot is developing a way to push spacecraft there at a fifth of the speed of light...
15:01, 2019-05-21

US court rules partially in favor of Molson in its fight over a Bud Light ad A U.S. court barred Anheuser Busch InBev from using parts of its marketing that said rival Molson Coors Brewing's MillerCoors used corn syrup in the production of its light beers....
14:51, 2019-05-28

House gives committees green light to sue Trump administration officials WASHINGTON – The House passed a resolution Tuesday that gave congressional committees the green light to take Trump administration officials to court. The measure passed 229 to 191. The resolution specifically mentioned Attorney General William Barr and former White House Counsel Don McGahn, w...
03:00, 2019-06-12

The best Ultrabooks in Australia for 2019: top thin and light laptops reviewed Update: While we had previously recommended the Huawei MateBook 13 and the Huawei MateBook X Pro in the top two places, the ongoing trouble the company faces with the US Government casts a great deal of uncertainty on the degree of support its products will receive into the future. As such, we recom...
10:34, 2019-05-27

Records shed new light on Sir Philip Green assault accusations PIMA COUNTY- New court records are shedding light on the accusations made against British billionaire businessman Sir Philip Green. Green is facing four misdemeanor counts of assault in Pima County. He’s accused of inappropriately touching a Pilates instructor at the upscale resort, Canyon Ranch. Ac...
09:17, 2019-06-06

Microsoft’s Windows 10 May 2019 Update is now out, new ‘Light’ theme included Keeping to its promise of semiannual updates, Microsoft today announced it’s made the next big version of Windows 10 available. The simply-named Windows 10 May 2019 update isn’t as packed with features as its predecessors, but there are still a few things to note. In particular, it includes a new ‘L...
04:34, 2019-05-22

Weird physical illusion makes you think objects are impossibly light Around 90 per cent of people are fooled by this physical illusion. It tricks the mind into thinking that three objects together are lighter than one on its own...
08:17, 2019-05-22

Latifi calls for F1/F2 pit lane exit light change after Monaco Formula 2 points' leader and Williams Formula 1 junior Nicholas Latifi has called for a change in the pit lane exit light system after incurring a costly penalty...
18:34, 2019-05-28

Jesse Hart seeks money and opportunity at light heavyweight Jesse Hart was looking for an opportunity to fight the best competition. At super middleweight, he wasn't going to get it. His efforts at light heavyweight begin this Saturday against veteran Sullivan Barrera....
23:00, 2019-06-13

Toyota Human Support Robot- A helping Robot for Elderly Toyota, auto manufacturing company, is now looking ahead to help the disable and old age people. The Toyota Motors is going to spend 1 billion dollars in order to develop Human Support Robot (HSR)-a robot for elderly. The robot is designed to assist the sick and people in wheelchair by helping to pi...
15:17, 2019-05-21

Coffee O'Clock: This Tool Tells You When To Drink Coffee To Improve Alertness Scientists have now developed a tool to help you optimise your caffeine-intake, by designing strategies to help you stay awake and alert, without over-consuming coffee....
14:17, 2019-06-10

Light Therapy Golden Facial Treatment Device – I’d rather accept ageing I don the mask, with its many wires and 150 coloured LEDs, and it does give my skin a glow. It could just be sweat, thoughLook at the hellish picture above these words. It looks as if someone has made a baby drink plutonium. It’s not nice, is it? You’re looking at the snappily named Light Therapy Go...
13:34, 2019-06-04

Clinton urges Trump to condemn Russia in light of Mueller comments Hillary Clinton spoke at Hunter College’s commencement ceremony on Wednesday, just hours after Robert Mueller’s first public comments about the special counsel investigation into Russia. Clinton told a crowd of graduates at Madison Square Garden that the Trump administration is not takin...
04:00, 2019-05-30

Solace Sunrise Walk Shines Light On Suicide, Mental Health LEXINGTON (LEX 18) — It was an early wake-up call Saturday for participants in a 5K walk in Lexington that kicked off before the sun came up. Dozens took part in the Solace Sunrise Walk out at Coldstream Park, raiding awareness about suicide and mental health. The unusual charity walk began be...
16:00, 2019-06-08

Boeing signs $100 million in services deals at order-light air show Boeing Co seized on a lull in firm orders for passenger jets to sign more than $100 million in contracts for digital services for its newer but fast-growing global unit as the Paris Airshow enters a third day on Wednesday....
13:34, 2019-06-19

CHEAP: Pretend you live on a spaceship with this Google Smart Light Starter Kit for $35 Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! The future is pretty cool. We’ve got phones that can take incredible photos, access the entirety of human knowledge, and also be used as flashlights. But that’s not the best part of the future, that award goes to...
21:00, 2019-06-15

Mueller statement meant to 'light the fuse' for impeachment, Devin Nunes says Special Counsel Robert Mueller's public statement Wednesday was meant to "light the fuse" for impeachment proceedings against President Trump, Rep. Devin Nunes claimed Thursday....
07:17, 2019-05-31

China gives green light for local 5G rollout amid tech tensions with US China has given licenses to major state-owned mobile carriers for the commercial rollout of 5G with analysts suggesting launches could come this year....
09:17, 2019-06-06

Wireless nanowire lasers absorb infrared, emit blue light Enlarge / This article is about lasers (not necessarily the one pictured). (credit: Knick Banas / Flickr) Some of us are anxiously awaiting the photonics revolution, where photons will band together to overthrow the tyranny of electrons. One of the perpetual problems that's slowing up the revoluti...
20:51, 2019-06-01

U.S. court rules in favor of MillerCoors in a sour fight with rival Bud Light A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the maker of Bud Light beer, from using marketing that suggested rival Molson Coors Brewing Co's MillerCoors used corn syrup, a sweetener, in the final production of its light beers....
09:17, 2019-05-25

Here's how an American photographer got the famous 'Tank man' image during China's Tiananmen protests, and why he says China should 'just come clean on what happened' Associated Press Jeff Widener arrived in Beijing in mid-1989 to help cover the growing student-led pro-democracy protests in the country. While there, he captured one of the most iconic images of the 20th century: the famous 'tank man' defying tanks in Tiananmen Square. Visit Business Insider's hom...
13:51, 2019-06-04

Stunningly realistic video game visuals made by simulating light rays Real-time ray tracing is creating impressively realistic video game graphics. It uses powerful chips to calculate how millions of light rays reflect in a scene...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Roli’s Lumi is an advanced light-up keyboard that makes learning piano easy Anyone can learn to play the piano, but it takes dedication. People tend to give up not because it’s too difficult, but because they get bored practicing so much they don’t actually get to make any music. Roli wants to change that with the latest entry in its family of modular ‘Blocks‘ instruments, ...
00:51, 2019-06-19

Amazon launches new Kindle Oasis ereader with color adjustable front light Two years after launching the second-generation model, Amazon is refreshing the Kindle Oasis lineup with a third ereader. We're not sure about Amazon's naming convention, but the US retailer has decided to call the device the all-new Kindle Oasis.If you already own a previous generation Kindle Oasis...
16:34, 2019-06-19

LEX 18 Traffic Tracker: Damaged Light Poles Close Portion Of Versailles Road LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The right lanes of Versailles Road between Mason Headley Road and Village Drive are blocked in both directions due to four damaged light poles. Avoid the area if possible. Crews have not said how long it will take to clean up the area. No injuries have been reported. T...
14:17, 2019-06-18

England make light work of Afghanistan in final warm-up before Cricket World Cup England's final assignment before a World Cup they have been preparing for four years was the softest of victories over Afghanistan at The Oval. The intensity was low and the outcome clear inside 20 overs, but England got the job done clinically for a nine-wicket win with a remarkable 195 balls spar...
20:17, 2019-05-27

REFILE-U.S. court rules in favor of MillerCoors in a sour fight with rival Bud Light A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the maker of Bud Light beer, from using marketing that suggested rival Molson Coors Brewing Co's MillerCoors used corn syrup, a sweetener, in the final production of its light beers....
12:51, 2019-05-25

Transparent's musical series finale gives Judith Light the showcase she deserves in first teaser Maura Pfefferman is dead. Long live Judith Light! That’s definitely the vibe in the first teaser trailer for Transparent’s musical series finale—an odd choice, to be sure, but not all that surprising given the trajectory of Light’s Shelly Pfefferman, who memorably staged a one-woman show aboard a cr...
20:34, 2019-06-05

Newly released letters shine light on ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick allegations Leaked emails revive a scandal involving defrocked Catholic Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, providing new evidence that the former archbishop of Washington, D.C., was disciplined after allegations of sexual misconduct....
19:51, 2019-05-29

Ranch with my milkshake: Uber Eats sheds light on weirdest delivery requests Uber Eats has collected the most popular and the weirdest delivery requests it received this year. Here are some of the best.        ...
17:34, 2019-06-05

BS6 Compliant Eicher Pro 2000 Series Light-Duty Trucks Launched In India The new BS6 compliant Eicher Pro 2000 Series will be made available by the end of this year and get a newly developed cabin and two new engines based on a new platform....
12:51, 2019-06-10

Democrats: Trump comments give green light to foreign election meddling Democratic lawmakers accused President Donald Trump on Thursday of giving Russia the green light to interfere in the 2020 U.S. presidential race, while a top Republican ally said Trump was wrong to say he would accept political dirt from foreign sources....
00:51, 2019-06-14

Jock Taylor – a hard-hitting, crowd-pleasing light-heavyweight from a golden era One of a kind - Alex Daley pays tribute to the late Jock Taylor The post Jock Taylor – a hard-hitting, crowd-pleasing light-heavyweight from a golden era appeared first on Boxing News....
19:01, 2019-06-10

Sex, drugs and soccer: Diego Maradona film shines light on Napoli years An unacknowledged son, photo ops with the mafia and humongous cocaine binges: it's incredible that Diego Maradona found time to become the greatest footballer of his generation....
16:51, 2019-06-12

Sri Lanka stocks snap 5 days of gains in light trade; rupee steady Sri Lankan shares snapped five straight sessions of gains on Friday in low trade amid worries over economic slowdown and lack of investor appetite for risky assets. ** Traders said the Easter day bombings and aftermath violence weighed on investor sentiment. Most investors have shied away from the m...
14:00, 2019-05-24

‘Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order’ is a delicate balance of light and dark "Are you sure you want to plug into this thing?" Cal Kestis, a Jedi Padawan asks nervously. His partner, an adorable droid called BD-1, bleeps confidently and plugs into a nearby computer panel. Immediately, the enormous 'cutter' drill starts burrowi......
23:17, 2019-06-13

'Clean Eating' May Lead To Eating Disorders, Says Study The obsession with 'clean diet' and the lack of complete knowledge about the same may signal a risk for eating disorders. The study was published in the 'Journal of Eating Disorders'....
17:34, 2019-06-04

India's Adani wins green light for long delayed Australian coal mine India's Adani Enterprises on Thursday received the go-ahead to start construction of a controversial coal mine in outback Australia, after a state government approved a final permit on ground water management....
07:00, 2019-06-13

Bill Gates and Travis Kalanick invest in A.I. chip start-up using light to move data Luminous wants to use silicon photonics — a way to move data quickly with light — to build a chip that can outperform Google's latest AI hardware....
15:00, 2019-06-04

Dying Light 2 release date news imminent as Techland promise obscene amount of new content Dying Light 2 is well into its production cycle, and now a Techland dev has announced that the game will be much more contact-packed and customisable than the first instalment....
13:34, 2019-05-27

Julian Assange is unwell after spending years inside Ecuadorian embassy with no natural light, friend says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is "unwell" and needs "a great deal of rehabilitation" after spending seven years in the Ecuadorian embassy with no natural light, his friend has said....
15:34, 2019-05-30

Ralliers Gather In Lexington To Stand For Women’s Reproductive Rights In Light Of Recent Abortion Bans LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Hundreds of people rallied in downtown Lexington on Saturday afternoon to take a stand for women’s reproductive rights. A recent push for abortion bans in states across the country have outraged many, who say these bills are a step backwards. Marchers chanted ou...
05:17, 2019-05-26

Somali teens cited for 'metal pipe' attack at University of Minnesota light-rail station University of Minnesota Police (UMPD) were dispatched to institution’s the East Bank light-rail station around 9.45pm on Friday night following a series of disturbing calls about juvenile males allegedly trying to attack passengers with metal pipes....
00:17, 2019-05-23

Rich Energy Is Tweeting Through It Much like every other facet of the company, mystery Haas Formula One energy-drink sponsor Rich Energy’s official Twitter account has a lot going on—most of it resulting in more wide-eyed head tilts than anything else. It can be a real trip....
17:51, 2019-06-11

We need to change how we think about oil markets, says IHS Energy VP Roger Diwan, IHS Vice President for energy and financial markets, and Helima Croft, RBC head of commodity, join "Squawk on the Street" to break down growing tensions in the Middle East and their effect on oil markets....
20:34, 2019-06-14

How the U.S. lost its energy independence America has gone through an astounding energy renaissance in the past decade. By 2020, the U.S. is predicted to become a net energy exporter, meaning it will export more energy than it imports. But the road here has been a difficult one....
14:17, 2019-06-16

Astronomers Spot Mysterious, 10-Million-Light-Year-Long Magnetic Field Connecting Two Galaxy Clusters Scientists have detected radio waves emanating from the space between a pair of galaxy clusters—evidence of intergalactic magnetic fields and fast-moving particles in the space between these giant galactic assemblages.Read more......
11:17, 2019-06-07

Lawsuit Alleges Buffalo Wild Wings Managers Gave the Green Light to Refuse Black Customers Perhaps you’ve heard the stories about how black people don’t tip, without deconstructing the reasoning as to why that might be. Or perhaps you’re just one of many racist managers at Buffalo Wild Wings who’ve relied on this stereotype to justify refusing black customers....
15:51, 2019-05-22

Square Enix E3 News: Final Fantasy 7 Remake Release, Avengers Game Leaks and Dying Light 2 Square Enix is getting ready for a big news blowout, but ahead of the press conference, there's already plenty of news, leaks and rumours around the Final Fantasy 7 Remake, Avengers game, Dying Light 2 and more....
09:34, 2019-06-09

Kyle Edmund forced to finish first-round thriller against Jeremy Chardy on Tuesday after play suspended for bad light Kyle Edmund will have to finish off his first-round match at the French Open against Jeremy Chardy on Tuesday after play was suspended for bad light deep in the fifth set....
06:34, 2019-05-28

Monster Looks Beyond Energy Drinks Into Alcohol Monster Beverage, the leader in energy drinks, is considering selling hard seltzers, malt beverages and spirits as it fends off incursions by competitors....
05:34, 2019-06-08

You Can Finally Buy Rich Energy in the U.S. Through Walmart Rich Energy, Haas F1's mysteriously elusive energy drink sponsor, has been in the headlines for plenty of scandals lately. But the main mystique is that it’s been all-but impossible for us American race fans to get our hands on the stuff. But now, blessedly, you can finally acquire this “premium...
02:17, 2019-06-14

Tanzania chooses energy over the environment Construction has begun of a mega dam to improve power supply throughout the country. There are fears this could herald the end of the Selous Game Reserve....
20:01, 2019-06-19

Correction: Japan-Energy story In a story June 7 about Japan's energy policy, The Associated Press referred incorrectly to the plutonium reduction target cited by a policy research group....
09:00, 2019-06-10

Saudi Arabia to buy U.S. LNG from Sempra Energy - WSJ Saudi Arabian Oil Co , known as Aramco, has agreed to buy U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) from San Diego-based Sempra Energy's Port Arthur project in Texas, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
05:51, 2019-05-22

PDC Energy says its three nominees re-elected to board PDC Energy Inc said on Wednesday the company's shareholders had re-elected its three nominees to the board, signaling an end to its proxy fight with activist investor Kimmeridge Energy Management Co....
19:17, 2019-05-29

Renewable energy jobs in UK plunge by a third Exclusive: report reveals investment in the sector has halved in recent yearsThe number of jobs in renewable energy in the UK has plunged by nearly a third in recent years, and the amount of new green generating capacity by a similar amount, causing havoc among companies in the sector, a new report ...
19:00, 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-Keane Group to buy C&J Energy for $746 mln Oilfield services company Keane Group Inc said on Monday it will buy rival C&J Energy Services for $745.7 million in an all-stock deal, as it looks to scale up amid spending cuts by crude producers....
14:34, 2019-06-17

Protecting our energy infrastructure from cyberattack Almost every day, news headlines announce another security breach and the theft of credit card numbers and other personal information. While having one’s credit card stolen can be annoying and unsettling, a far more significant, yet less recognized, concern is the security of physical infrastructure...
18:17, 2019-06-04

Labour to end energy consumer 'rip-off' and renationalise network Jeremy Corbyn and Rebecca Long-Bailey will say heat and electricity are a human rightLabour will announce plans on Thursday to seize back control of Britain’s energy network from private shareholders in an effort to fight climate change and end fuel poverty.Jeremy Corbyn and the shadow business secr...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Natural Gas Is Now Called 'Freedom Gas,' According to the Department of Energy Jingoistic nationalism and promoting fossil fuels go hand in hand for the Trump administration. But the Department of Energy took that connection to a new level on Tuesday with a press release touting natural gas as “freedom gas” full of—I feel stupid even typing this—“molecules of U.S. freedom.” Wh...
20:00, 2019-05-29

Saudi Energy Conundrum Deepens With Gas Deal Saudi Arabia has finally found a deal that makes sense. After forays into Uber and WeWork, state-controlled oil giant Saudi Aramco has lined up a deal to buy liquefied natural gas from U.S. utility Sempra Energy....
14:17, 2019-05-30

Spain proposes EU carbon tax on energy imports Spain's acting government has called on the European Union to assess a potential carbon tax on power imports to protect the bloc's interests and help it to pursue its environmental targets amid growing public concern over climate change....
17:17, 2019-05-27

Just Energy Group says to evaluate strategic alternatives Just Energy Group Inc said on Thursday it was undertaking a strategic review to evaluate its options after several firms expressed an interest for a potential deal....
15:51, 2019-06-06

Sensex, Nifty Off Day's Highs As IT, Energy Stocks Sag Domestic stock markets started Friday's session on a higher note, as leads suggested the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party was headed for a victory bigger than in 2014. The S&P BSE Sensex rose as much as......
06:51, 2019-05-24

How does Labour plan to pay for its energy nationalisation policy? Taking back control from private shareholders will cost a Labour government billionsThe Labour Party has announced plans to take back control of Britain’s energy network from private shareholders, as part of a sweeping nationalisation policy. We look at how a Labour government plans to pay for the m...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Energy Stocks and Bonds Follow Oil Lower The recent slide in oil prices has prompted investors to scale back on shares and bonds of energy companies when markets broadly remain strong—a divergence some traders and analysts don’t think will last....
19:00, 2019-06-18

Daily on Energy: Trump can’t seem to get out from under his ethanol promises Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:51, 2019-06-14

Mild but windy winter was greenest ever for UK energy use Warmer weather cut heating demand while gusts boosted renewables, says National GridLast winter was the greenest ever for the UK’s energy system after strong winds produced more renewable electricity and coal-fired power dwindled.The news came as SSE announced on Thursday that it will close its Fidd...
17:00, 2019-06-13

Energy ETFs lower on trade tensions Todd Rosenbluth of CFRA and Matt Bartolini of State Street join 'ETF Edge' to discuss what they're watching as energy ETFs continue to fall....
17:34, 2019-05-30

Palestine opens solar plant to further energy independence JERICHO, West Bank — Palestinian officials say they have inaugurated their first solar panel plant as part of a plan to reduce their dependence on Israeli power sources. Mohammed Mustafa, head of the government’s investment fund, says that Wednesday’s plant opening in the ancient West Ba...
14:34, 2019-05-22

Study finds that energy drinks may seriously mess with your heart In a world where working longer and longer hours is becoming the norm, products that keep us awake and alert have rapidly become must-haves for millions of people. Coffee, the old standby, has big competition from sweetened energy drinks, and the trend is growing across all age groups. Now, a new st...
01:17, 2019-05-31

Donald Trump's ideas for success on energy are so last century President Donald Trump's effort to expand offshore oil and gas exploration has stalled, and may be dead in the water. There are better ways to achieve "energy dominance."...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver Two Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to import electricity and natural gas from Tehran....
00:01, 2019-06-16

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher on energy boost Gains in the energy sector pushed Canada's main stock index higher on Thursday after crude prices jumped more than 4% following a suspected tanker attack near Iran....
15:51, 2019-06-13

US report finds sky is the limit for geothermal energy beneath us Enlarge / Sonoma Power Plant at The Geysers in California. (credit: Geothermal Resources Council/flickr) With all attention focused on the plummeting prices and soaring popularity of solar and wind, geothermal energy is probably under-appreciated. Sure, you might think, it’s great where you can ge...
03:51, 2019-06-12

Cloud gaming may be great for gamers but bad for energy consumption Cloud gaming services like Google Stadia and Microsoft xCloud are hot topics at the gaming show E3, but a switch to streaming games could have huge ramifciations for internet traffic and gaming's energy use...
17:51, 2019-06-11

Pope warns oil execs of need for ‘radical’ energy transition Pope Francis warned oil executives on Friday that a “radical energy transition” to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to stave off global warming as he pressed his environmental message in a closed-door Vatican summit....
17:51, 2019-06-14

IEA: Greater use of rail would save energy, lower emissions Increased railway use would save energy, help the environment, and also be safer, according to reports prepared by international environmental experts....
14:51, 2019-05-21

US Department of Energy is now referring to fossil fuels as “freedom gas” Enlarge (credit: Photo by Craig Hartley/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Call it a rebranding of "energy dominance." In a press release published on Tuesday, two Department of Energy officials used the terms "freedom gas" and "molecules of US freedom" to replace your average, everyday term "natural gas...
21:51, 2019-05-29

Saudi Arabia's assets are 'well protected': Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, Saudi Arabia's energy minister, says the global community needs to be "vigilant" and "united" against attacks on infrastructure....
16:51, 2019-05-21

The frightening side effects energy drinks can have on your heart The same stuff that gets your heart pumping in the morning might just stop it altogether. A new report from the American Heart Association reveals that drinking just four 8-ounce servings of a typical energy drink can lead to a spike in blood pressure and cardiac arrhythmia. The findings, published ...
02:51, 2019-05-30

Reality check: Scheer wants Canada to be ‘energy independent.’ Is this possible? Andrew Scheer is touting energy independence as a path to economic prosperity for Canada, a goal he says could be achieved through a dedicated, coast-to-coast right-of-way specifically set aside for energy infrastructure projects like pipelines and long-distance electricity transmission lines....
17:34, 2019-05-30

Auto, Energy Industries Among Most Exposed to Mexico Tariffs President Trump’s plan to impose escalating tariffs on Mexican imports threatens to increase costs for auto makers, raise prices at the gas pump for American consumers and disrupt shipments between the two countries....
19:51, 2019-06-01

Onshore wind farms in UK could cut £50 a year off energy bills Government urged to overturn effective ban to help meet ambitious climate targetsGovernment ministers face rising calls to lift their block on onshore wind farms to help meet the UK’s ambitious climate targets while reducing home energy bills.Some of Europe’s largest energy investors have urged the ...
00:34, 2019-06-13

Russian energy minister outlines what's next for OPEC and its allies Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak tells CNBC that OPEC and its allies could possibly increase oil production if their assessment of the market shows a shortfall in supply....
16:51, 2019-05-21

Estimate the Energy of an Utterly Massive Wind Turbine The Hornsea Wind Farm is expected to be the largest offshore wind farm in the world. Here's how much energy is generated from one rotation of a turbine....
01:34, 2019-06-14

Daily on Energy: Center-right group says time isn’t right for a carbon tax SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
18:51, 2019-05-22

IEA rings alarm bell on phasing out nuclear energy A steep decline in nuclear energy capacity will threaten climate goals and power supply security unless advanced economies find a way to extend the lifespan of their reactors, the International Energy Agency said....
06:00, 2019-05-28

UK inflation back above official target as energy costs rise LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that inflation in Britain rose in April above the Bank of England’s target rate following an uptick in energy prices and airfares. The Office for National Statistics said Wednesday that consumer prices in the year to April were up 2.1 percent, against 1.9 pe...
11:51, 2019-05-22

America's renewable energy capacity overtakes coal for the first time America's renewable energy capacity has overtaken coal for the first time ever. According to a report by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the addition of new solar, wind and hydro capacity in the first four months of the year pushed r......
16:34, 2019-06-13

US sees continued growth in LNG exports: Deputy energy secretary Dan Brouillette of the U.S. Department of Energy says there's some increase in demand for natural gas from markets in Asia, including South Korea and Japan....
01:00, 2019-06-13

The US will maintain oil production despite falling prices, says deputy energy secretary The U.S. will maintain its oil production — or even ramp it up higher — despite low energy prices, Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette said Wednesday....
15:51, 2019-06-12

Powerhouse: the startup making solar the most accessible energy in the world It’s one of the only incubators focused on solar companies – but Powerhouse is part of a larger movement to nurture new companies in the low-carbon futureIt started with a crowdfunding startup, an investment from Prince, and the idea to help new solar companies tackle business challenges that can be...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Labour’s plans for cheap green energy are no more than electric dreams Proposals for renationalising gas and electricity are based on hopes of buying companies on the cheapLabour’s plans to renationalise water, energy and rail companies have widespread support and with good reason: these industries are failing to meet the legitimate expectations of the public.The quest...
14:32, 2019-05-21

US energy department rebrands fossil fuels as 'molecules of freedom' Press release from department said increasing export capacity is ‘critical to spreading freedom gas throughout the world’ America is the land of freedom, as any politician will be happy to tell you. What you don’t hear quite so often is that the stuff under the land is also apparently made of freedo...
01:17, 2019-05-30

Consuming Too Much Energy Drink May Increase The Risk Of Heart Abnormalities Energy drinks may get you all pepped up; however, having them too much may increase your blood pressure levels and the risk of electrical disturbances in the heart, finds a recent study....
20:51, 2019-05-29

UK energy companies fail to promote women to executive roles Male-dominated boards due to lack of flexible working and unconscious bias, report findsLeading UK energy companies are failing to promote women into senior roles, figures show.Just 6% of executive board seats are filled by women, and 42% of major energy firms have no women on their boards at all. C...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Japan plans carbon emission cuts, more nuclear energy Japan is calling for further efforts to cut carbon emissions by promoting renewables but also nuclear energy despite the 2011 Fukushima reactors meltdowns...
06:51, 2019-06-07

ERC rookie Žala hoping “energy from Lithuania flows over” into Poland "Vaidotas Žala will look to carry over his impressive debut pace in the FIA European Rally Championship when he contests PZM 76th Rally Poland later this month."...
15:34, 2019-06-06

Alberta Energy Regulator restricts fracking near Brazeau dam following earthquake The Alberta Energy Regulator is moving to restrict oilfield fracking activity near the Brazeau Reservoir in east central Alberta as a precaution following a 4.3 magnitude earthquake south of the area in March....
08:51, 2019-05-28

Formula E alters rules to encourage more energy saving for 2019/20 ABB FIA Formula E will alter its sporting rules for the 2019/20 season in a bid to reduce flatout races and encourage regular energy management tests...
20:17, 2019-06-14

This homeowner avoided 'energy guzzlers' for more efficient options, and it's paying off Whether you're considering a complete overhaul or slight renovation of your home, energy improvements can save you thousands of dollars per year....
01:00, 2019-05-22

Refiner CVR Energy says evaluating strategic alternatives including sale Carl Icahn-backed U.S. oil refiner CVR Energy Inc said on Tuesday it was evaluating potential strategic alternatives, including a sale of the company, sending its shares up 3.7% after the bell....
00:17, 2019-05-22

Seeking energy independence, Palestinians open solar plant JERICHO, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian officials say they have inaugurated their first solar panel plant as part of a plan to reduce their dependence on Israeli power sources. Mohammed Mustafa, head of the government’s investment fund, says that Tuesday’s plant opening in the ancient West...
11:51, 2019-05-22

Daily on Energy: ‘That is so hypocritical’ — Rick Perry vs. Jay Inslee on natural gas Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:00, 2019-06-03

International Energy Agency: nuclear needed for climate goal BERLIN (AP) — The International Energy Agency says the premature closure of nuclear power plants and failure to build new ones could make it harder to meet global targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions. The Paris-based agency said Tuesday that “lack of further lifetime extensions of exis...
18:17, 2019-05-28

Can artificial intelligence in the energy sector help solve the climate crisis? Artificial intelligence conjures fears of job loss and privacy concerns — not to mention sci-fi dystopias. But machine learning can also help us save energy and make renewables better....
15:34, 2019-05-21

After June fires, energy group says hydrogen is future’s fuel Enlarge / A hydrogen filling station. (credit: Peter Gercke/picture alliance via Getty Images) Hydrogen fuel facilities experienced two fires this month in Santa Clara, Calif., and in Norway. But despite these setbacks, the International Energy Agency (IEA) released a report on Friday saying that ...
05:51, 2019-06-17

US energy secretary: Sanctions bill on Nord Stream 2 coming soon United States Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday that a sanctions bill putting onerous restrictions on companies involved in the Nord Stream 2 project would come in the "not too distant future"....
18:34, 2019-05-21

Daily on Energy: A warning that oil prices could crash right during the 2020 election Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:17, 2019-06-13

Daily on Energy: Trump’s ‘win-win’ for ethanol leaves refiners out in the cold Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:00, 2019-05-31

The Mysterious Energy Drink Sponsoring America’s F1 Team Tastes Like Ass A while back, Jalopnik’s own Alanis King and Elizabeth Blackstock looked in to Formula One’s strangest sponsor, Rich Energy. If you’re baffled as to how a come-out-of-nowhere energy drink that’s difficult to find (at best) can sponsor an F1 team, you’re not alone. Amid the facts and figures in that ...
19:17, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-Russia's Sechin accuses U.S. of using energy as a political weapon Igor Sechin, CEO of Russian oil giant Rosneft, accused the United States of using energy as a political weapon and said on Thursday that the U.S. golden age of energy had become an "era of energy colonialism" for other countries....
12:34, 2019-06-06

'Aladdin' unsung stars: We shine a light on the new Abu and hilarious Dalia Adorable Abu and hilarious Dalia are exactly what we wished for in Disney's live-action remake. We shine a light on the unsung stars of 'Aladdin.'        ...
22:34, 2019-05-30

Dubai plane crash: family pay tribute to ex-RAF man killed in light aircraft crash The family of a former member of the Royal Air Force who died in a light aircraft crash in Dubai have paid tribute to "a lovely person who was always laughing and smiling"....
21:51, 2019-05-31

Norway Fund Boosts Renewable Energy, Divests Fossil Fuels Norway’s parliament steered its $1 trillion sovereign-wealth fund to pull an estimated more than $13 billion from oil, gas and coal extracting companies and move up to $20 billion into renewable-energy projects and companies....
20:00, 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-U.S. rooftop solar company Sunnova Energy plans IPO -sources Sunnova Energy Corp, which finances and manages residential solar and storage systems across the United States, is planning a stock market flotation that could value the company at more than $1 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said....
05:51, 2019-06-12

Oil tanker attacks raise fear of surge in global energy prices Concern centres on Iran’s ‘nuclear option’ of closing the strait of Hormuz to shippingThe attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman has escalated tensions between the US and Iran and raised fears of a surge in global energy prices.Concerns over a spike in prices centre on Tehran’s potential to c...
19:34, 2019-06-15

Alberta’s Jason Kenney tells N.B. he will be ‘relentless’ in fight for Energy East "I've always said that we need multiple pipelines, not just one. One pipeline doesn't just get us the kind of certainty and diversity of markets that we need for Canadian energy."...
23:17, 2019-06-14

Wall St. eases; banks fall with prospect of rate cut, energy drops Wall Street eased on Wednesday, with bank stocks declining as prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut rose and energy shares tumbling along with oil prices....
21:51, 2019-06-12

Rice Energy founder says EQT's turnaround dependent on his board takeover plan The founder of Rice Energy, the U.S. natural gas producer acquired by larger peer EQT Corp for $6.7 billion in 2017, told Reuters on Tuesday that only by giving him control of the EQT board would the business be able to make the changes he believes it needs....
05:51, 2019-06-12

Trump administration: Energy storage boosts renewables, national security Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:34, 2019-06-12

Australia missing out on huge cuts in emissions through energy efficiency failure Adopting existing global standards for household appliances and factory equipment would also save billions in bills, a new report has foundAustralia could cut greenhouse gas emissions halfway to its Paris agreement target, and save $7.7bn a year in bills, by adopting existing global standards on ene...
00:00, 2019-06-12

Ex-BP boss John Browne: ‘It’s going to take a long time to take oil and coal out of the energy system’ The energy executive talks about squaring his business dealings with his personal convictions – and what he would say to Greta ThunbergBefore standing down in 2007, John Browne was CEO of BP for 12 years. In 2015, he returned to the global oil business as executive chairman of L1 Energy. Since leavi...
22:00, 2019-06-08

CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises as higher oil prices boost energy shares Canada's main stock index rose on Tuesday, as higher oil prices aided the energy sector, against the backdrop of optimism in global financial markets over signs of stimulus in the Chinese economy....
17:17, 2019-06-11

Energy industry's carbon emissions rise at fastest rate in nearly a decade BP report reveals that swings in global temperatures are increasing the use of fossil fuelsCarbon emissions from the global energy industry rose by the fastest rate in almost a decade in 2018 after surprise swings in global temperatures stoked extra demand for fossil fuels.BP’s annual global energy ...
16:17, 2019-06-11

Erratic weather boosts energy demand, denting climate goals: BP Extreme temperatures around the globe drove a sharp acceleration in energy demand and carbon emissions last year, oil giant BP said on Tuesday, issuing a stark warning that the world risks losing the battle against climate change....
16:17, 2019-06-11

Here are the most-loved stocks on Wall Street, including Amazon and a little-known energy company Amazon and little known energy company Diamonback Energy are the only two stocks in the S&P 500 with all buy ratings from Wall Street analysts, according to FactSet....
20:17, 2019-06-13

Wall St. slips; banks fall with prospect of rate cut, energy drops Wall Street ended down slightly on Wednesday, with bank stocks declining as prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut rose and energy shares tumbling along with oil prices....
07:00, 2019-06-13

Daily on Energy: Tornado alley becomes the place for climate confusion and politics Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
00:51, 2019-05-31

National Grid invests in 4 startups, 2 VC funds to boost energy tech National Grid Partners, the investment arm of energy firm National Grid, invested in companies at the intersection of energy and technology.Read More...
15:17, 2019-06-12

Canadian government says taxes from reapproved pipeline project will go toward green energy Canadian leader Justin Trudeau and his Cabinet have reapproved the Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion project, with government profits from the tax revenues and other funds to be put toward clean energy ventures, the Prime Minister announced Tuesday....
03:34, 2019-06-19

Tanker attack won't affect Japan's energy supply: Industry minister Japanese Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Friday an attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman will not affect Japanese energy supply, although the ministry issued a warning to Japanese energy companies after the incident....
03:51, 2019-06-14

Daily on Energy: The future of the Paris climate deal on the table at Bonn Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:17, 2019-06-18

In Iowa Donald Trump talks energy, Joe Biden criticizes tariffs President Donald Trump and 2020 Democratic challenger Joe Biden stumped on opposite ends of Iowa on Tuesday, both making tariffs a focus of their remarks....
09:00, 2019-06-12

My Journey to Find Rich Energy at the Indy 500 Ends With More Questions than Answers When you go to the Indy 500, you don’t expect The Big Question that everyone asks to you to be, “Are you going to try Rich Energy?” But with photos circulating on social media of cans of the now-infamous drink that somehow sponsors a Formula One team, it was what everyone wanted to know. And so I ...
04:17, 2019-05-29

Ather Energy Secures New Investment Of $51 Million In Latest Round Of Funding Indian electric scooter start-up Ather Energy has raised an investment of $51 million in its latest round of funding. The new investment was led by Sachin Bansal's $32 million, and his second with the......
19:51, 2019-05-28