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Solar energy is killing coal, despite Trump's promises

Solar energy is killing coal, despite Trump's promises

I can remember when readers would taunt me that only one percent of USA electricity came from non-hydro renewables. The agency expects this level to drop in the summer months. Last week, the U.K.'s N...

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Lalu faces benami transaction charges by IT Department

Lalu faces benami transaction charges by IT Department

The Act is relatively new, and was implemented only on November 1, 2016. Last month, the department had carried out country-wide searches in this case. The couple allegedly have links with a firm - Ms...

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Mohammad Hafeez: Champions Trophy triumph is for all of Pakistan

Mohammad Hafeez: Champions Trophy triumph is for all of Pakistan

The Rising Kashmir had a headline on the front page, "Crackers go off as Pak pulls off stunning win over India". Fakhar hit 12 fours and three sixes before skying a catch off Hardik Pandya but Pakis...

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First of their kind, temperature-sensitive stamps released

First of their kind, temperature-sensitive stamps released

The U.S. Postal Service will be issuing special eclipse stamps that will transform when you touch them. In the first US stamp application of thermochromic ink , the Total Solar Eclipse stamps w...

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Potential Impact Of 'Game Changing' Move As Amazon Buys Whole Foods

But Mackey, at the Friday town hall, said, "Over time, there could be other formats that evolve that - that might - wouldn't be branded Whole Foods Market , potentially, wouldn't be our standards". F...

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Kovind will make an 'exceptional President': Modi

Kovind will make an 'exceptional President': Modi

He did not provide any details of Kovind's scheduled engagements in New Delhi . While Kovind emerged as the consensual candidate of the NDA , the name of Odisha's BJP leader and Jharkhand Governor...

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered standalone could launch today

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered standalone could launch today

Various reports suggest the game will be receiving a surprise release either today (June 20) or next week, on June 27. It has also been revealed that the game will cost $39.99 which is slightly chea...

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Spotify Is Testing Sponsored Songs In Free User Playlists

Spotify Is Testing Sponsored Songs In Free User Playlists

Instead, they'll be micro-targeted to people who have been shown to prefer a certain kind of music. This was discovered in the settings menu in the form of "Sponsored Content" in which users could opt...

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SpaceX Delays Rocket Launch, Eyes Potential Spaceflight 'Doubleheader'

SpaceX Delays Rocket Launch, Eyes Potential Spaceflight 'Doubleheader'

Iridium announced in May that it advanced by four days the scheduled launch of the next set of NEXT satellites aboard a SpaceX-built Falcon 9 rocket, which was also used to deploy the initial b...

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Kia Stonic set to be unveiled in July

Kia Stonic set to be unveiled in July

We thought the new Kia Stonic - Kia's compact SUV take on Hyundai's new Kona - was going to get revealed at the Frankfurt Motor Show . The new Stonic though does have very typically Kia cues, lik...

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Technology CEOs urged to join Trump initiative

The White House event comes at a precarious moment in the relationship between the Trump administration and tech executives. In 2015, there were at least 7,000 separate IT investments by the USA gov...

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Landmark UH study on climate change

Landmark UH study on climate change

Mora calculates that almost one in three people on Earth now experience 20 days a year when the heat can reach deadly levels. Mora, the author of the University of Hawaii study, noted that the imp...

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Google Search makes it easier to find jobs in the US

Google Search makes it easier to find jobs in the US

Beginning Tuesday, job seekers will be able to go to Google and see help-wanted listings that its search engine gathers across the internet . Google Job search feature allows you to filter ...

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E3 2017: Top 10 Nintendo Switch games to look forward to

From the sounds of it, Psyonix is all in favor of Rocket League cross play coming, but Sony is vetoing this option for now. And we have to say, Super Mario Odyssey looks brilliant, as do many ...

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Wind, solar energy have not harmed U.S. power grid -industry study

These newer generating resources are also contributing to the varied reliability services - such as frequency and voltage management, ramping and load-following capabilities, provision of contingency ...

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Pakistan Stun India In Final To Claim Maiden Champions Trophy Crown

This was the second time that the left-handed opener was part of the Indian team at the tournament and he managed to bag the Golden Bat trophy just like he had done in the previous edition in 2013. It...

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Otto Warmbier, US student held by North Korea, dies after release

Otto Warmbier, US student held by North Korea, dies after release

Their statement on Monday said he had looked uncomfortable and anguished after returning June 13, but his countenance later changed. The 22-year-old student's death risks escalating tensions as th...

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Apple and IKEA working on new augmented reality app

AR actually isn't new for IKEA, which has implemented it in its catalogue app. Point app at catalogue, view virtual furniture on your phone and then see how it would look like in your living room. Nee...

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Tech CEOS visit White House to talk modernizing government

Tech CEOS visit White House to talk modernizing government

Kushner met with a team of tech executives, including Tim Cook and Jeff Bezos, as part of the newly created American Technology Council . White House senior adviser Jared Kushner welcomes tech...

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Greenpeace in Spain protests Trump climate decision

Countries that pledge to be green could move away from fossil fuels to renewable energy, said Gabriel Chan, assistant professor in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. According to Oliver Geden, a v...

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