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by | October 12, 2017 | 00:40

In the search for alternative energies, wind turbines have presented as a possible replacement for fossil fuels. Also, open-water wind farms were seen as better able to capture energy that originates high up in the atmosphere and is transported down to the surface, where turbines may extract it.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:39

On Wednesday, the USA military swung into action, stepping up an air bridge to the island and assigning a brigadier general to coordinate the relief effort. Suspending the Jones Act will not solve any of these immediate problems. Walsh said the fund, called "Massachusetts for Puerto Rico ", is aiming to raise at least $2 million to aid the devastated island commonwealth and challenged the Boston business community to step up and support it.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:38

Speaking to the press, and taking no questions, she said neither she nor Trump will rest until displaced Puerto Ricans are back home , schools, hospitals and clean water are back and the island's economy is moving again. "The relief effort is under control". The Wisconsin Republican said he expects the Trump administration to send Congress a request for a long-term recovery package once damage assessments are conducted.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:37

Earlier in the day, Trump tweeted that "food and water [were] on site". Those on the ground say displaced people are gathering in droves around available cell towers, their phones held to the sky, hoping for a few bars of service. And House Speaker Paul Ryan said the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) disaster relief account will get a $6.7-billion (U.S.) boost by the end of the week.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:35

The White House authorized the waiver, revealing it in a tweet , naturally. She also said the death toll had been low for a storm the size of Hurricane Maria . When you don't have food for a baby, it's not a good news story. "We seem to be losing a lot of time in jurisdictional trifles", San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz said in an interview Wednesday.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:35

Russel Honore, highly lauded for commanding the military response after another big storm, Hurricane Katrina in 2005, said the military deployments to Puerto Rico should have begun at least four days earlier. On Wednesday, Trump suggested again that he would not waive the restriction. CharityNavigator.org and the Better Business Bureau's Give.org have lists of charities that meet their standards and focus on Hurricane Maria relief.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:34

MORE: Stars lend personal jets for Puerto Rico hurricane reliefThe first leg of their flight takes them to Miami. Trump administration officials say with most power lines and cell towers down, the lack of electricity and communication has made coordinating help particularly hard.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:34

MORE: Stars lend personal jets for Puerto Rico hurricane reliefThe first leg of their flight takes them to Miami. Trump administration officials say with most power lines and cell towers down, the lack of electricity and communication has made coordinating help particularly hard.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:37

Critics say the law makes shipments to places such as Hawaii and Puerto Rico more expensive. 'The electrical grid and other infrastructure were already in very, very poor shape. Pitbull has been using his private plane to evacuate cancer patients and transport them for treatment in the continental U.S. President Trump promoted "Made in the USA" products on September 29 and said that his tax plan includes a "giant, beautiful, massive, the biggest ever in our country tax cut".

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:34

Many Germans see the rise of the AfD as a similar rejection of the status quo as votes for Brexit and Donald Trump a year ago. One of the most prominent figures in the nationalist Alternative for Germany (AfD ) party said on Tuesday she plans to leave it - a move that displayed tensions as other lawmakers from the anti-migrant party gathered for their first meeting after a strong showing at the polls .

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:34

One of the most prominent figures in the nationalist Alternative for Germany (AfD) party said on Tuesday she plans to leave it - a move that displayed tensions as other lawmakers from the anti-migrant party gathered for their first meeting after a strong showing at the polls .

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:34

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is facing harsh criticism from her allies after the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won Sunday's general election despite the politician's declining support. Partly, they appeal to voters alarmed by the flood of refugees but they're also a product of uncertain economic times caused by new technologies. For example, the French National Front party, whose leader Marine Le Pen was defeated in the French presidential election, has partially become isolated in ...

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:37

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is facing harsh criticism from her allies after the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won Sunday's general election despite the politician's declining support. Partly, they appeal to voters alarmed by the flood of refugees but they're also a product of uncertain economic times caused by new technologies. For example, the French National Front party, whose leader Marine Le Pen was defeated in the French presidential election, has partially become isolated in ...

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:32

Shouting slogans such as "All Berlin hates the AfD!" and " Nazi pigs!", the demonstrators gathered outside a building in Germany's capital where the anti-immigrant party's leaders were celebrating winning an estimated 13.1 percent of the votes in Sunday's federal poll .

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:33

Merkel's conservative CDU-CSU bloc has begun coalition talks with the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and the Greens but the parties have different views on a range of issues including migration, energy, taxation and Europe. The Social Democratic Party attained 20.5 per cent of votes. "Most people are wondering if Germany even exists as it once was". Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn said Nazis are back in the German parliament.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:32

Merkel's conservative CDU-CSU bloc has begun coalition talks with the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and the Greens but the parties have different views on a range of issues including migration, energy, taxation and Europe. The Social Democratic Party attained 20.5 per cent of votes. "Most people are wondering if Germany even exists as it once was". Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn said Nazis are back in the German parliament.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:33

Merkel's conservative CDU-CSU bloc has begun coalition talks with the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and the Greens but the parties have different views on a range of issues including migration, energy, taxation and Europe. The Social Democratic Party attained 20.5 per cent of votes. "Most people are wondering if Germany even exists as it once was". Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn said Nazis are back in the German parliament.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:32

Despite Angela Merkel's conservative party seeing its worst election showing for 70 years, the former physical chemist is set to lead Germany for another four years. However, she also quickly pointed out that the main goals of the parties had been achieved in any case and that was cause for celebration for her. Merkel also went on to say that her party would woo back voters who seemed to have supported the rival AfD this time around.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:31

But the biggest change to Germany's political scene was the emergence of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD ) party as the country's third biggest political force with 12.6 percent of the vote. AfD, an anti-immigration far-right party along the lines of those gaining ground across Western Europe, is determined to test the laws by which refugees were allowed in.

by | September 28, 2017 | 00:20

Oblivious to the irony, Sessions added that "in this great land, the government does not tell you what to think or what to say". During a question-and-answer session after the speech, Sessions was asked to address those protests-aimed at addressing police brutality and racism-occurring during the national anthem at NFL games.

by | September 20, 2017 | 00:45

North Korea has taken a very aggressive stance on its weapons programs. "We likewise continue to urge the DPRK to abide by the relevant United Nations Security Council resolutions, as the Philippines remains committed to complying with the same", he added.

by | September 20, 2017 | 00:44

Officials stopped Farroukh outside a fried chicken restaurant in the Hounslow area of west London on Saturday night. Both men remain in custody under section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000, which allows police to detain suspects without charge beyond the four days allowed for suspects connected to other crimes.

by | September 08, 2017 | 00:38

Modi's first bilateral visit here comes at a time when the Myanmarese government led by Nobel laureate Suu Kyi is facing global pressure over the 125,000 Rohingya Muslims that have poured into Bangladesh in just two weeks after Myanmar's military launched a crackdown in the Rakhine state .

by | September 01, 2017 | 01:51

Taylor Swift pictured in 2009. There's also a line where Swift sings she doesn't like an undisclosed foe's "titled stage", which some interpreted as a reference to West's floating stage on last year's "Saint Pablo" tour. Why?" Honestly, can you really blame Kim for changing her tune, especially after everything that went down between Taylor and Kanye? In the video , the interviewer asks Kardashian, "What's the number one song on your iPod?" " She is so excited for many of her ...

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. "The positive bird means that residents of Buffalo County need to be more cautious to prevent mosquito bites", April Loeffler, Health Officer said.

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:22

About 15 to 20 percent of patients with B-cell ALL have cancer that either did not respond to treatment or has recurred, the FDA says. In June, a clinical trial in China showed promise in treating another blood cancer, multiple myeloma, using reprogrammed T-cells in much the same way Kymriah does.

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:25

The questionnaire, called PHQ-9, is a clinically approved method of screening for depression and has been used by the NHS. It said the assessment can help people have more informed conversations with doctors. "We believe that awareness of depression can help empower and educate you, enabling quicker access to treatment", Giliberti wrote. It is not meant to be a medical evaluation, stressed NAMI and Google .

by | August 11, 2017 | 00:24

Yankey, PhD, MPH, MPA, MSc Clin Pharm , from the division of epidemiology and biostatistics at the School of Public Health at Georgia State University, and colleagues. "Steps are being taken toward legalization and decriminalization of marijuana in the United States, and rates of recreational marijuana use may increase substantially as a result", said Yankey.

by | August 05, 2017 | 00:18

Qualified items are exempt from state, city, county and local municipality sales taxes. State Sen. John Eklund said the sales tax holiday is important to OH families trying to stretch their dollars on new school supply purchases. According to a Florida House bill analysis, the state is estimated to reduce state and local government revenue by almost $27 million and $7 million, respectively.

by | July 29, 2017 | 00:27

The FDA's decision also extends the timeline for applications for new e-cigarette clearance by the FDA to August 8, 2022, giving e-cigarette companies more time to keep their products on the market before the agency tackles the process of final review.