by | October 05, 2017 | 00:33

Previous year was the first time solar energy growth had surpassed any other fuel as a source of power, the report said, surpassing the net growth in coal. The IEA put much of the solar surge down to a large reduction in the cost of deployment and increased support from governments. By 2022, China is predicted to produce over 360 GW of green energy, representing 40 percent of the world's total output, according to the report.

by | October 05, 2017 | 00:29

The recently re-opened US embassy in Cuba will have its staffing reduced to emergency personnel only, and visa operations have been suspended indefinitely as a result of the action. "By suspending the issuance of visas to Cubans on the island, Washington seeks to provoke discontent on the island", he said. From his perch on the U.S.

by | October 03, 2017 | 02:10

Trump also dragged Cruz on Twitter over her "poor leadership" skills. The president interrupted his weekend at his eponymous New Jersey golf club to tweet: "They want everything to be done for them when it should be a community effort".

by | September 20, 2017 | 00:45

Valued at more than $1 billion higher than any other franchise, Dallas' "America's Team" nickname carries some validation on this list . The league owes this success to new stadium investments, stadium renovations and exuberating rights fees.

by | September 08, 2017 | 00:39

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and the two leaders discussed ways to further cement the bilateral relations. - They also signed MoU on enhancing the cooperation on upgradation of the women's police training centre at Yamethin in Myanmar. Myanmar is one of India's strategic neighbours and shares a 1,640-km-long border with a number of northeastern states including militancy-hit Nagaland and Manipur.

by | September 01, 2017 | 01:53

In many ways this song (and presumably the entirety of her forthcoming album " Reputation ") is about the toxicity of fame culture, acting as an interrogation of our conception of celebrity. Even so, she is making it clear through her album artwork, featuring text styled after popular physical newspapers like The New York Times, that it isn't only trashy tabloids making money by attacking her reputation .

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:23

The primary efficacy analysis was based on phase II results from CCTL019B2202 (B2202), a single-arm, global trial of 63 patients who received a single dose of tisagenlecleucel. Juno Therapeutics Inc past year reported a handful of patient deaths during trials of its CAR-T therapy for leukemia. Kymriah is the first gene therapy in the US that works with a person's own blood cells to destroy childhood leukemia, ushering in a new approach to the treatment of cancer and other serious and ...

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:22

Lab tests have confirmed mosquitoes collected from three pools in Waterloo region and three in Guelph have tested positive for West Nile virus . Mosquitoes acquire the virus by feeding on infected birds. Officials say people need to take precautions against mosquito bites, with the long Labor Day weekend coming up. To protect yourself from West Nile virus, officials recommend wearing light-coloured trousers and a long-sleeved shirt when outside.

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:20

The company says that it's working with the police and other "relevant authorities" to identify how the hackers bypassed its security systems. Data of up to two million customers has been stolen from games store Cex. They're emailing all affected customers with guidance on how to proceed but recommend in the interim that anyone holding an online account with them changes their password; as an additional security measure, if you use the same password across multiple accounts we'd recommend ...

by | August 11, 2017 | 00:27

As a result of the snafu, Pfau ended up dedicating the last 50 years of her life to fighting leprosy in Pakistan. In a statement, PM Abbasi stated that the whole nation is indebted to Dr. And she received a number of honors, including, in 1979, Pakistan's second highest civilian award: the Hilal-e-Imtiaz; in 1989 she received the Hilal-e-Pakistan and the German Staufer Medal in 2015.

by | August 07, 2017 | 00:57

It would also prohibit countries from increasing the current numbers of North Korea's labourers working overseas, ban new joint ventures with Pyongyang and any new investment in current joint ventures. It also gives the committee a green light to designate specific vessels that are breaking sanctions from entering ports all over the world and to work with Interpol to enforce travel bans on North Koreans on the sanctions blacklist.

by | July 28, 2017 | 00:18

The Jared Kushner-led White House Office of American Innovation was also thanked by Gou. The number of jobs could eventually increase to 13,000, Trump said. He has made several announcements since his election in November about US investments by both foreign and domestic manufacturers, building on his campaign focus on boosting American jobs.

by | July 22, 2017 | 00:40

Last year, Minnesota saw more than 65 cases of West Nile across the state. The health department also collects dead birds that are submitted for testing for the presence of West Nile virus. Up to 20 percent of the people who become infected have symptoms such as fever, headache, and body aches, nausea, vomiting, and sometimes swollen lymph glands or a skin rash on the chest, stomach and back.

by | July 10, 2017 | 00:34

Mexico has repeatedly insisted it would not pay for such a wall, a proposal that won Trump some of his loudest applause during his campaign. Since his election, every once in a while, Trump still makes perfunctory remarks about building the wall, but he has bigger fish to fry, namely trying to get his execrable health plan passed and dealing with all the Russia-related scandals.

by | July 04, 2017 | 00:35

The four countries indicated in their statement that they would study and evaluate Qatar's response before delivering their own reply to Kuwait . Qatari foreign minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani was received by Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah on Monday to deliver a handwritten letter from Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, according to state-run Kuwait News Agency.

by | June 26, 2017 | 00:59

This is a rematch of the epic 2013 Americas Cup, when Team New Zealand , then skippered by Dean Barker, reached match point at 8-1 before Spithill lead Oracle Team USA to eight straight victories for one of the biggest comebacks in sports.

by | June 24, 2017 | 00:53

Researchers compared collision records in Colorado, Oregon and Washington from before and after recreational pot was legalized, as well as with neighboring states without recreational marijuana. It found a 3 percent increase in collision claims in those states compared with Wyoming, Idaho and Nevada, where it is not legal. According to the group's statistics, crash rates have spiked in Colorado, Washington and OR by 16 percent, 6.2 percent, and 4.5 percent, respectively.

by | June 21, 2017 | 01:22

The PGA Tour has confirmed a significant number of changes to its anti-doping program next season, including the introduction of blood testing and the public disclosure of suspensions for recreational drug violations. But he said players were facing different lists around the world, particularly in the Olympics. Instead, the Tour will issue a statement at the beginning of next season "once the adjudication process is completed" detailing the player's name, length of suspension and ...

by | June 21, 2017 | 01:17

First and foremost, the Knicks would walk away with the No. 4 and No. 8 overall selections in the 2017 NBA Draft. Wojnarowski reported that Jackson had a dinner meeting with Lauri Markkanen in NY on Monday night. Booker, has more 20-point games before the age of 21 than all but four players in National Basketball Association history: LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony, and Andrew Wiggins, with whom he's tied at 63.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:22

Rallying the passion of 4 million people worldwide, Relay For Life events raise funds that help fuel the mission of the American Cancer Society. Teams of volunteers were still on the track later Saturday morning, helping the American Cancer Society and cancer victims close to these participants.

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:28

Paul, who challenged Trump for the GOP presidential nomination as a leader of the party's non-interventionist wing, sharply criticized Saudi Arabia during remarks on the Senate floor. Tuesday's vote "sends an overwhelmingly clear message that it's not going to be business as usual between the USA and Saudi Arabia", Andrea Prasow of Human Rights Watch told FP.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:34

That could trigger another election as the Tories would face a confidence challenge. Pressed again on the question, Mr Leslie said: "I will never apologise for my view, which is yes, you've got to of course inspire people, absolutely, and we haven't done that well enough in the past".

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:12

Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Friday , mostly sunny, with a high near 79. The light wind won't mix the pollutants very well, so ozone levels will be higher than normal, which is the reason for the Air Quality Alert. Thursday night , a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Monday Night . Mostly clear, with a low around 71 degrees. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:06

These findings back up the recent reduction in alcohol guidance in the United Kingdom to 14 units a week for men and women (about five pints of beer at 5% ABV strength). How many is too many? While the study was not created to show cause and effect, the results can not be taken as proof that moderate drinking hastens brain decline.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:04

The Home Office has not commented as there is an ongoing police investigation, while Scotland Yard has said Zaghba, who lived in east London , was not a police or MI5 subject of interest . Butt was known to police and MI5 and Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said an investigation into him started in 2015. Butt was one of three men who rammed a van into pedestrians on London Bridge in the city's center before launching a stabbing spree in bars and restaurants at the nearby Borough ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:01

Thousands of people have been left homeless. While one single storm will not end drought conditions, any rainfall is welcomed as two dams in the region had completely dried up in May, according to the BBC . Now it urges residents to capture rain from the storm in containers for flushing toilets and other needs. Disaster Management are preparing for the worst, as they are required to do.

by | June 07, 2017 | 15:43

Results were striking. It was seen that if a 9 month old baby slept on his/her own, they were more likely to get at least 40 minutes of sleep more than if they were sleeping in their parents' bedroom. Sharing a bedroom with a baby is a guarantee that the parents will lose sleep. Researchers found that "early independent sleepers", babies who slept in their own room before 4 months, slept longer, and for longer stretches, than babies who slept in their parents' room.

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:04

And, using cold water saves more energy than warm or hot water, Schaffner pointed out. The researchers said it was more important to ensure people washed their hands at all, before preparing food and after using the toilet, than it was to insist water was hot.

by | May 30, 2017 | 06:17

Rick Maddison was shot by police after a 21-hour siege. "This is a stark reminder that our police officers, every day, literally, put their life on the line to protect us from mongrels like this", Mr Mander said. "I was only hoping it wasn't getting any closer". Police say they now have him "contained" on a property in Gatton. Snr Const Forte was part of Toowoomba's Tactical Crime Squad and worked with Queensland Police for about 15 years.

by | May 28, 2017 | 02:10

The plea-bargain testimony of JBS executives, including brothers Joesley and Wesley Batista , chairman and chief Executive officer respectively, was made public last week and sparked a political crisis that threatens to topple Brazilian President Michel Temer .

by | May 20, 2017 | 00:30

AT&T workers will return to work on Monday and have vowed to do what they have to do if AT&T violates their rights or an open-ended strike becomes necessary. It isn't the first strike at AT&T . "This is a warning to AT&T: there's only one way out of this now-a fair contract-and we'll settle for nothing less".

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:30

The all-rounder has also been fined a sum total of Rs 200,000 by the PCB. "Nawaz submitted his written statement admitting the charges levelled against him by PCB and appeared for subsequent meetings with PCB on 16th May 2017 to properly explain his case", the PCB said.

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:26

Yet, she said, she wanted her husband to be released from jail to be able to run the household and raise their four children. India's Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act doesn't allow abortion after 20 weeks unless "the termination of such pregnancy is immediately necessary to save the life of the pregnant woman".

by | May 17, 2017 | 12:46

South Korea and the USA are now building a data-link system to share information gathered by the US -controlled THAAD radar and the Green Pine missile defense radar operated by the South Korean military. Speaking to reporters ahead of a closed-door meeting of the 15-member U.N. Security Council on the missile launch, Haley made clear that Washington would only talk to North Korea once it halted its nuclear programme.

by | May 10, 2017 | 02:53

One of the nine people was a 61-year-old man killed in August 2015 whom Saucedo knew through his mother. The suspect has now been held responsible for the deaths of eight other people , whom he killed between January and July 2016 in a predominantly Latino neighbourhood of Phoenix .