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Google Accomplishes Incredible Renewable Energy Feat

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Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has achieved its goal of purchasing enough renewable energy electricity to "match" its entire consumption in 2017, the Internet giant announced. Holzle explained that in 2017, Google bought a kWh of power from a renewable energy plant built specifically for its needs for every kWh of electricity it consumed, thus matching its energy usage. Read More »

Gaza protests: Israeli soldiers urged to refuse to shoot

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In a seperate statement on Thursday, the PA Health Ministry reported of three fisherman wounded from live fire by IDF off the coast of Gaza . Israel's Environmental Protection Ministry will do everything in its power to prevent Hamas' scheduled protest for Friday, in which the terrorist group plans on burning tens of thousands of auto tires. Read More »

Troops On The Border: Trump Ups Ante In Immigration Battle

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The group was likely referring to the caravan being a "bargaining chip" in the ongoing talks surrounding the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, which Trump has threatened to pull out of unless Mexico does more to prevent illegal immigrants from coming into the U.S. Read More »

Trump calls Sinclair superior to CNN

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The President responded by tweeting out,"So amusing to watch Fake News Networks, among the most dishonest groups of people I have ever dealt with , criticize Sinclair Broadcasting for being biased". It was previously reported that the company requires its stations to air "must-run" segments during their newscasts that parrot Trump's views, including "Terrorism Alert Watch", and commentary by former Trump aide Boris Epshteyn. Read More »

P20B losses seen with Boracay closure

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A spokesperson for President Rodrigo Duterte said the closure would begin on 26 April. Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Menardo Guevarra, described the discussion about Boracay's temporary closure during a cabinet meeting late on Wednesday as "exhaustive" and said affected companies would receive financial assistance. Read More »

Trump says he did not know about $130000 payment to Stormy Daniels

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Trump also said he didn't know why his longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen , had made the payment or where the attorney got the money, saying, "You'll have to ask Michael Cohen ". An agitated Trump tried to move quickly on - "What else?" he asked after responding - but reporters in the press cabin continued their questioning, asking why Cohen made the payment. Read More »

Quake strikes near Channel Islands, felt in Los Angeles

Tsunami warnings have not been issued for coastal areas and no major damage or injuries have been reported, according to authorities. "We would expect aftershocks, and there is the potential for some triggered seismicity", Andrews said . The Los Angeles Fire Department is now surveying the Los Angeles area for any damages or injuries, Chief Ralph Terrazas said in a Twitter post . Read More »

Ex-Catalan leader freed on bail by German court

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Judges "believe that in regard to the allegation of rebellion, extradition is illegal" as Puigdemont was not personally involved in violent acts during a referendum on Catalan independence last October, making his actions not punishable under German law, they said in a statement. Read More »

Trump praises Mexico for stopping migrant 'caravan'

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On Thursday, Trump tweeted that the caravan was now "largely broken up" after Mexico had used their "strong immigration laws". But while numerous Central Americans in the group say they intend to try to get to the United States on their own, it has been decided that the organized caravan will finish in Mexico City after a stop in the city of Puebla later this week. Read More »

New Nike Ad Welcomes The Tiger Woods Comeback To The Masters

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Never, in the 84-year history of this event, has their been this kind of build up. Wednesday might have been the best Wednesday in Masters history. It wasn't which was good - like thank your maker good. And yet, like Woods and all the great golfers of that generation, the young guns are driven by the same championship ethos: that to be the best, you have to beat the best. Read More »

RBI Switches To GDP To Measure Economic Activity, Drops GVA Model

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In the last policy in February 2018 month, the RBI projected CPI inflation at 5.1% in Q4:2017-18; and in the range of 5.1-5.6 per cent in H1:2018-19 and 4.5-4.6% in H2, including the HRA impact, with risks tilted to the upside. Domestic markets continued to rise above 1.5 percent after the policy meeting. "There are now clearer signs of revival in investment activity", the RBI said. Read More »

Opposition alleges attack by TMC cadres

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Addressing a press conference in New Delhi , BJP MP and minister Babul Supriyo alleged that by preventing BJP candidates from filing nominations, the Trinamool wanted its leaders to be elected unopposed. " Trinamool Congress is bragging about conducting an opposition-free election in the Panchayat polls", he said. The party also sought extension of the polls and an alternative location for filing nomination, besides deployment of paramilitary forces. Read More »

4 dead, 3 injured in Turkey university shooting

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Professor Hasan Gonen of Osmangazi University said the gunman shot and killed a deputy dean, a secretary and two teaching staff at the university's faculty of education. Gonen said the assailant entered the university's education faculty with a gun and shot the four university staff members. Three others were wounded in the shooting spree carried out by the shooter, a research associate with the university, it added. Read More »

BJP chief Amit Shah eats at Dalit home in Odisha

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He also said that the "mammoth turnout in Odisha's sweltering heat itself reflects that the people of Odisha are fed up of the present government and wanted a BJP government that can bring development in the state". Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, who was with Shah, said he would provide funds for a check dam in the area. He said 14 BJP workers had been murdered and the culprits were allowed to roam freely. Read More »

APC reacts to Senator Mustapha Bukar's death

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According to Daily Trust , the senator died at about 10am on Wednesday after a brief illness. The President, in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, described his death as a "great loss to Nigeria's democracy and the engineering profession". Read More »

Stalemate continues, Rajya Sabha witnesses several adjournments

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When the Upper House assembled in the morning, Opposition parties stalled proceedings, forcing the adjournment of proceedings till 2 PM. As the noisy scenes continued, the Speaker adjourned the Lok Sabha for the day. "Have some discussion and allow some bills to be passed", he requested an unrelenting opposition. Papers are being laid on the table. When the protestors refused to pay heed, Kurien reiterated that it was unbecoming of the MPs and they should not behave like like this. Read More »

Five injured in two-vehicle accident on MS 15

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Abhijit succumbed to his injuries at a Mymensingh hospital, while Hasan died on his way to Dhaka, police added. Troopers said one of the vehicles ended up in a ditch following the collision. Mony died on spot, while the other four were taken to a local hospital. "This report confirms the need to create a safe transport system which accommodates for human error so that simple mistakes don't result in avoidable deaths and injuries on our roads", says New Zealand Transport Agency director of ... Read More »

Total snowfall forecast: Who gets how much from this storm

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Today expect plenty of sunshine with just a few clouds from time to time with highs in the mid-upper 40s east of HWY 75 where winds should stay around 5-15 miles per hour. We're likely to see an overcast day with at least a few hours of rain, possibly several . The snowfall rate would have to be tremendous for us to see accumulations and problems on the roads, because we'd be fresh off of a high near 70 degrees on Friday afternoon. Read More »

Masked man shot woman during house party

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She was previously charged with tampering with evidence after police said she tried to wipe off her hands before testing for gun powder residue. They say that a man was beating a woman with a fire extinguisher and pulled her back into a house in Fruitwood Court, where he continued to beat her . Read More »

Fertility Doc Impregnated Patient With Own Sperm: Suit

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The two found each other thanks to the results of an Ancestry.com test. At the time, Rowlette thought the results were wrong. Rowlette's parents went to Dr. The ratio of genetic material would be 85 percent from Fowler and 15 percent from a donor with characteristics selected by the parents. They wanted a tall, college student with brown hair and blue eyes. Read More »

UN Urges Netanyahu to Reconsider Nixed Deal to Resettle Illegal African Migrants

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The agreement was created to end the possibility of forced deportations of thousands of migrants from Israel to Rwanda. The UN refugee agency said the deal was negotiated over "an extended period of time". "I have listened carefully to the many comments on the agreement". In February, Israeli authorities started handing out notices to male African migrants giving them two months to leave for a third country in Africa or risk being put in jail indefinitely. Read More »

Ranil holds on after no-confidence motion defeated

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Wickremesinghe will likely need the support of minority parties in order to scrape a win. The former president Mahinda Rajapaksa voted in favour of the motion. "In these circumstances how can we support this no-confidence motion?" The no-confidence motion was moved by an opposition grouping led by Rajapakse, who humiliated the governing coalition in a surprise blitz at local elections in February. Read More »