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Solar outpaces wind for new power capacity
- April 01, 2017

Amin said. The rise of abandoned electricity has affected the sustainable development of new energy in China, said the 2016 China energy development report , released by Electric Power Planning and Engineering Institute, a think tank under the state-owned China Energy Engineering Group. (more...)
Global depression numbers surge in past decade Global depression numbers surge in past decade
- April 01, 2017

The global rate of depression has increased by 18% in a decade, according to the most up-to-date World Health Organization data, and although its relationship with the rapid changes that societies experience is not entirely clear, its causal link with alcoholism, suicide and drug use. (more...)
Ashley Young states his prediction for Man United v West Brom
- April 01, 2017

Fringe player Shaw has failed to impress Mourinho, meanwhile, losing his place as a regular in November and supposedly being told that he is now surplus to requirements. United face West Bromwich on Saturday with a number of players missing through suspension or injury. "It's not so much the games, it's the travelling they've done". (more...)
Julia, a Muppet with autism, is the new kid on Sesame Street
- April 01, 2017

The news of Julia's arrival was announced on the show's website and through a series of YouTube videos featuring her on Sunday. She says depicting Julia's character on television helps kids without autism understand what it is. Puppet designer Rollie Krewson told Stahl about the various details that went into creating the look of Julia , including a set of arms that can flap uncontrollably when Julia's overwhelmed. (more...)
White House: Lawmakers can view Intelligence material
- April 01, 2017

The New York Times reported Thursday that Nunes met on White House grounds with Ezra Cohen-Watnick, the National Security Council's Senior Director for Intelligence, and Michael Ellis , a lawyer in the White House Counsel's Office and former House Intelligence Committee staffer. (more...)
Trump Warns Of "Very Difficult" Meeting With Chinese President
- April 01, 2017

Notes the Global Times: "Since Trump's election victory, to his inauguration and to the upcoming summit, there has been friction in the Sino-US relationship, including a direct telephone conversation with Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen, questioning the one-China policy, criticizing China on trade, and blaming China for the Korean Peninsula issue". (more...)
2nd Christie aide gets 18 months in prison
- March 31, 2017

Fade in: Wednesday in Washington , former Donald Trump butler and almost-former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made his White House debut, helping host a worthy forum on opioid addiction. Meanwhile, former Port Authority Chairman David Samson, who was found guilty of shaking down United Airlines for a more direct flight to his SC vacation home, was sentenced to a year of home confinement in his Southern getaway, four years probation, 3,600 hours of community service, and a $100,000 fine. (more...)
Trump threatens to fight Freedom Caucus in 2018 midterm elections
- March 31, 2017

His tweet carried the implied threat that he will support challengers to the conservative rebels in Republican primaries. Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.) said he does not think the caucus's message is getting to the president's ear, though he stopped short of blaming Ryan. (more...)
FLASHBACK: That Time Paul Ryan Crowed He'd Crush Obamacare FLASHBACK: That Time Paul Ryan Crowed He'd Crush Obamacare
- March 31, 2017

Trump initially focused his blame on Democrats for the failure and predicted a dire future for the current law. " Democrats are smiling in D.C. that the Freedom Caucus , with the help of Club For Growth and Heritage, have saved Planned Parenthood & Ocare!" he tweeted . (more...)
More details of Khalid Masood emerge More details of Khalid Masood emerge
- March 31, 2017

Officers now investigating whether he may have been directed by a terror mastermind linked to Isis terrorists. Masood, a middle-aged Muslim convert who killed four people in the outrage before he was shot dead by police, was born Adrian Elms and also called himself Adrian Russell Ajao . (more...)
Republican foes of health care bill win praise in districts Republican foes of health care bill win praise in districts
- March 31, 2017

Pelosi said support of Democrats depends on "first do no harm" in any proposed changes to the law. "The president's tweet speaks for itself". Asked if the GOP health bill will come up again, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said, "Yes". (more...)
Ivanka Trump changes plans, becomes federal employee as assistant to the President
- March 31, 2017

Tom Carper (D-Del.) penned a letter asking Office of Government Ethics director Walter Shaub to address the issue. What exactly is Ivanka Trump's White House role? An unsigned statement from the White House said: "We are pleased that Ivanka Trump has chosen to take this step in her unprecedented role as first daughter and in support of the President". (more...)
U.S. lawmakers reach deal to repeal transgender bathroom law
- March 31, 2017

If this new bill , HB142, passes, the NCAA should laugh and say "nice try". "I support the House Bill 2 repeal compromise that will be introduced tomorrow", Cooper said in a statement . North Carolina was on Thursday set to lose its ability to host any college (NCAA) basketball championships. It's unclear how the compromise bill will fare in the North Carolina state congress, especially given that state Democrats had rejected an earlier repeal attempt which maintained a moratorium on ... (more...)
Nigerian students attacked in Greater Noida: Five arrested, CM assures impartial probe Nigerian students attacked in Greater Noida: Five arrested, CM assures impartial probe
- March 31, 2017

When the candle march reached Ansal Mall, where some of the African students were shopping, the crowd turned violent and attacked the Nigerian nationals. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay termed the incident "deplorable". The woman regained consciousness and got herself to a medical clinic in a rickshaw before police brought her to a hospital, where she was treated and released, said Abdou Ibrahim, a senior advisor to the students association. (more...)
Lionel Messi: Argentina star banned for four matches
- March 31, 2017

Argentina were already without suspended regulars Javier Mascherano, Lucas Biglia and Gonzalo Higuain and their task was made even tougher when captain Messi was handed a four-match ban for swearing at a match official hours before the game started. (more...)
Americans dislike GOP's, Trump's plan on health care Americans dislike GOP's, Trump's plan on health care
- March 31, 2017

If they were limited to a modest percentage, I would venture to guess that the insurance rates would come down and the level of health care would greatly increase. If you won't negotiate, we desperately need to elect folks who will. Those divisions came out perhaps most dramatically when Trump got involved in the negotiations. (more...)
April the giraffe 'could be hours away' from giving birth April the giraffe 'could be hours away' from giving birth
- March 31, 2017

We will keep everyone posted throughout the day with developments. This will be his first calf. The "calf countdown" has started. "Appetite is so - so this morning ". The park reports the giraffes may soon receive some outdoor time as the ground thaws and the weather warms up. The park's live stream was interrupted briefly last week when YouTube pulled the feed after someone reported the images contained explicit material and nudity. (more...)
Northern Ireland braces for uncertain new era after Martin McGuinness
- March 31, 2017

Former British prime minister Tony Blair will not be attending the funeral of the Sinn Fein leader he considers vital to realising one of his own "greatest achievements". Thousands of people watched as his body was taken through the streets around his home in Derry's Bogside for the final time, before a requiem mass. (more...)
Mother and son die after being stabbed at home in Stourbridge Mother and son die after being stabbed at home in Stourbridge
- March 31, 2017

Emergency services found the woman and boy in the house and the man in the garden. Paramedics said nothing could be done to save Mrs Wilkinson, who is understood to be in her 50s, and she was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver rammed a police auto, leaving two police with minor injuries before crashing into a wall, when the suspect was arrested. Pierce Wilkinson was a pupil at Redhill Secondary School. (more...)
Maradona Pushed For Messi's Ban
- March 31, 2017

Barca star Messi was dealt the suspension and a fine of 10,000 Swiss francs ($10,160) by FIFA's disciplinary panel and is due to miss three more of Argentina's remaining four World Cup qualifiers after sitting out the 2-0 defeat against Bolivia on Tuesday. (more...)

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