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Solar energy is one of the fastest-growing energy sectors in the world, and has the great advantage of producing no carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas that is raising the average surface temperature of the earth. India is now for the first time in history investing more in solar energy than in coal. There is a simple reason for this. Coal costs

Research shows government could make more than £5m by charging vulnerable children The UK government could profit by more than £5m by charging children who have fled war-torn Syria to apply for British citizenship, according to research . The revelation, based on the Home Office’s own data, has

An exhausted-looking she-bear has been spotted wandering through the industrial zone of the Siberian city of Norilsk, far away from its natural home. Authorities fear the animal might be ill. ...

In southern India, the four main water reservoirs for the city of Chennai (once known as Madras) have reportedly run completely dry. Chennai is the sixth largest

Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling “Everything that deceives may be said to enchant.” – Plato Will the “real” Donald Trump please stand up! In other words, is his presidency truly authentic or the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people? By the looks of his reelection bid this week in Orlando, Fla., it appears the answer is still in the “eyes of the beholders.” Indeed, thousands of fans stood for hours in the sweltering heat to catch a glimpse of their…

A Belgian diplomat is expected to arrive in China on Wednesday to visit the Xinjiang region and confirm the whereabouts of a Uighur family who were taken from Belgium's embassy in Beijing by Chinese police last month, according to SBS World News. The disappearance of the woman and their four children has alarmed her husband, Abdulhamid Tursun, who is a political refugee living in Belgium. Tursun said he has not heard from his family since May 31, just a few days after they…

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Two former federal prosecutors Barbara McQuade and Joyce Vance wrote a new report for NBC News on Tueday which emphasized even though Special Counsel Robert Mueller concluded his Russia investigation, t here is still work for Congress to pick up, according to AlterNet. House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff said he still plans to call on Mueller to publicly testify about his investigation into Russian intereference during the 2016 presidential election. “Time is running out,” Schiff said

Le Bourgeot — Boeing won a major vote of confidence at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday as British Airways (BA) owner IAG signed a letter of intent to buy 200 of its 737 MAX aircraft that have been grounded since March after two deadly crashes. The deal, worth more than $24bn at list prices, came as European rival Airbus also bagged a series of orders for its newly launched A321XLR model, easing investors’ concerns about a sharp slowdown in demand

Watchdog says Nigel Farage’s party must return or forfeit any illegitimate money Nigel Farage’s Brexit party has been asked to check £2.5m it has received in donations to ensure it has come from legitimate sources. The Electoral Commission will oversee checks carried out by the fledgling political

General News Facebook has announced its Libra white paper. It includes a new Facebook subsidiary, Calibra, and an independent consortium, Libra Association, with 28 founding members including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal, Uber, Lyft, Coinbase and others. “The central goal here really is financial inclusion.” Calibra will be building a digital wallet for Libra coin and is now working to acquire money transmitter licenses in U.S. states “that treat cryptocurrencies as the equivalent of money.” The

After dealing with a growing black market and inflated prices from resellers, The Trappist monks at St. Sixtus Abbey in Westvleteren in Flanders, Belgium announced on Monday they would be turning to the internet to help manage their newfound popularity, according to The Guardian. With only 5,000 barrels of the Westvleteren 12 made every year, the 19 Trappist brewers said they were crafting a website for customers to order their two crates, though priority is given to recent and new customers.

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At the US-Africa economic summit, stakeholders from both sides meet to discuss future business. Africa's political elite is represented in large numbers. Interest in the US is not as strong. ...

Egyptian state television said former president Mohammed Morsi, who was removed from office by the army in 2013, died shortly after appearing in court on Monday, according to Al Jazeera. Morsi, 67, fainted after a court session where he was facing espionage charges. The former president who was overthrown after mass protests died shortly after fainting. "He was speaking before the judge for 20 minutes then became very animated and fainted. He was quickly rushed to the hospital where he later

Poets traveled the globe from Italy to Japan to Puerto Rico, kicking off their summers with an exciting MayTerm.

The French government is to declare a natural emergency for farming areas in the southeast blasted by a fierce storm at the weekend. A German tourist was one of those killed when her caravan was hit by a tree. ...

Washington's clampdown on Huawei is part of a broader push-back against the company,

A record number of almost seven million people are facing severe hunger in South Sudan, despite a peace agreement which has largely stopped fighting after more than five years of war, United Nations agencies warned Friday, the French news agency AFP reported. "Every year, hunger reaches new and unprecedented levels in South Sudan with millions of people unsure where their next meal will come from, particularly at this time of the year when hunger peaks from May to July," Hsiao-Wei Lee of the

The European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom called for making the trade of instruments used in torture and execution illegal on Friday, according to Euro News. Malmstrom said it could even be banned under a new initiative spearheaded by the EU. “Today, you can buy all kinds of things on the Internet. You can buy spiked batons, you can even buy a gas chamber,” Malmstrom said. “You can buy electro-belts, special batons, equipment or products that are only used to harm people. Their

Lawyers for several countries and municipalities suing pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors released their plan on Friday to bring the 24,500 communities together into their negotiations for a major settlement over the Opioid Epidemic affecting the United States, according to National Public Radio. The proposal came in a motion filed in federal court in Ohio, where more than 1,800 lawsuits by local governments are pending which accuse companies like Purdue Pharma of fueling the health

Russia has warned NATO that US President Donald Trump's pledge to send 1,000 US troops to Poland will "destabilize" Europe. NATO forces in member Poland already include a rotating pool of 4,500 US soldiers. ...

Switzerland is one of the lowest-ranked countries in the West in terms of wage equality. Public workers in Zurich have disputed that supporting the strike is a violation of political neutrality laws. ...

India continued to fight against one of the most intense heat waves to hit the country in more than twenty years after temperatures reached more than 123 degrees Fahrenheit (50.5 degrees Celsius) on Thursday, according to EcoWatch. The New York Times said officials reported at least 36 deaths due to the ongoing heat wave, which first began in May. The India Meteorological Department also warned the suffering could continue since the monsoon rains had once again been delayed. Four elderly

The American cybersecurity giant Symantec has downplayed a data breach that allowed a hacker to access passwords and a purported list of its clients, including large Australian companies and government agencies, The Guardian reports. The list extracted in the February incident, seen by Guardian Australia, suggests all major federal government departments were among the targets of a hacker who also claimed to be responsible for Medicare data being available for sale on the dark web. But Symantec

India plans to have its own space station in the future and conduct separate missions to study Sun and Venus, it said on Thursday, as the nation moves to bolster its status as a leader in space technologies

The Office of Special Counsel has recommended the removal of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway from federal office for repeatedly violating the Hatch Act on Thursday, according to NBC News. The Hatch Act violates federal employees from engaging in political activity during the course of their work and Conway has already faced accusations of violating the act in years past. The latest report said Conway violated the Hatch Act on numerous occasions by “disparaging Democratic presidential

The famous Michigan-based Kellogg's company is teaming up with Seven Bro7hers Brewery to transform its "less than perfect" Rice Krispies and Cocoa Pops into beers on Thursday, according to The Independent. After the Manchester-based brewery made a ‘Throw Away IPA’, which was made from Cornflakes last November, it announced it would be making a whole range of beers that use the breakfast cereal products. The new brews will be made from “too big, small or overcooked” rice-based flakes leftover

Boris Johnson secured the most votes in the first ballot to select the next Conservative party leader and prime minister of the United Kingdom, according to The South China Morning Post. The field of candidates narrowed to seven from 10 after Mark Harper, Andrea Leadsom and Esther McVey were knocked out in the secret ballot held in the House of Commons on Thursday. Johnson received 114 votes, Jeremy Hunt was second with 43, and Michael Gove came in third with 37 votes. The…

What are the most popular Bible verses on BibleGateway.com? We thought it would be interesting to find out, so we crunched some numbers from a (relatively) small sample of 25 million Bible passage searches from March and April. Here are the results!

Colombia's congress took 12 years to pass legislation imposing a complete ban on the production, commercialization, and distribution of asbestos on Wednesday, according to Colombia Reports. The measure was passed unanimously due to the health hazards posed by asbestos. Lawmakers heard from dozens of citizens who had fallen ill due to a variety of diseases believed to have been caused by asbestos, while others testified about losing their family members and loved ones during mining operations for

Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, told reporters outside a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday his responses to questions remained the same as his 2017 appearance before the same committee, according to Politico. Trump Jr. appeared for the second interview which was likely to focus on a Moscow Trump Tower project and a June 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer who claimed to have beneficial information for Donald Trump's

An Arizona jury could not reach a verdict against Scott Daniel Warren on Tuesday after he was arrested in 2018 and charged over conspiring to provide aid, transportation, and safe harbor to migrants, according to The Guardian. Warren was first arrested last year after allegedly providing help to undocumented immigrants in the Sonoran Desert, but the jury did not find the activist from "No Más Muertes," an advocacy group that wants “no more deaths” of people crossing the desert regions linking

After the ongoing heatwave killed at least 36 people, the coastal town of Udupi in Karnataka performed a Hindu wedding ceremony for two frogs called a "Mandooka Parinaya" to try and appease the rain gods on Wednesday, according to The Independent. A group of frogs were caught in two different villages and inspected at the Department of Zoology in Manipal, The Times of India reported, before a male and female frog were chosen. They were named Varuna and Varsha after the god of…