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Total steps up green push with EREN RE and Greenflex deals


Greenflex was founded in 2009 and is expecting revenues of more than 350 million euros ($418.1 million) for 2017, according to Total. "Total integrates climate challenge into its strategy and is pursuing steady growth in low-carbon businesses, in particular in renewable energy", Pouyanné explained . Read More »

Police to quiz 336 firms in wake of Grenfell fire


He says so far 60 victims have been formally identified. Money and other valuables are feared to have been stolen from burnt out flats near the bottom of Grenfell Tower, it emerged today. "The kind of stuff I would envisage we may come across would involve offenses perhaps of fraud, misconduct offenses, health-and-safety breaches, breaches of fire-safety regulations and, of course, offenses of manslaughter, whether that be on a corporate or an individual level", he said. Read More »

Global CCD Image Sensors Market Research Report 2017


For overview analysis, the report introduces CCD Image Sensors basic information including definition, classification, application, industry chain structure, industry overview, policy analysis, and news analysis, etc. Accounting for a share of over 45.0% in 2012, Asia Pacific dominates the worldwide market and is anticipated to retain its lead through 2019. It also tracks the industry developments trends and identifies the global market opportunities. Read More »

WWI German submarine found in North Sea with 23 bodies inside


Believed to have been sunk by a naval mine, the sub is covered in barnacles and seaweed and shows damage to its top and bow, but its conning tower and periscopes remain intact and its hatches shut, reports the BBC . He has contacted the German ambassador because "we need to see what can do" with the remains. The use of submarines in World War One to disrupt British trade routes in the English Channel and the North Sea was a key part of Germany's military tactics. Read More »

Mattis hints at United States military options for North Korea

But I will not go into details", Mattis told reporters at the Pentagon. The United States and its allies have not shot down any North Korean missiles because Pyongyang has yet to launch one that directly threatens USA or Japanese territory, Defence Secretary James Mattis has said. Read More »

Trump says wants democracy restored in Venezuela soon


He accused Maduro of stealing power from elected representatives to preserve his "disastrous rule". "I ask every country represented here today to be prepared to do more to address this very real crisis", Trump said . "What we all want is for Venezuela to become a democracy again and we are exerting all the pressure we can for that to happen", Santos said in an interview with Bloomberg News Agency. Read More »

German election: Polls, parties and probable coalition


What will another four years of Merkel mean for Germany's battle against carbon emissions? Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU/CSU) have been holding a remarkably steady lead in opinion polls over Schulz's centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) for the last six months and they appear to be heading for an easy win on September 24. Read More »

Florida hospital suspends employees after inappropriate photos with newborns surface


The viral post shared a photo from a Snapchat account, which showed the employee giving the middle finger to a newborn, followed by a caption that read "How I now feel about these mini Satans". The hospital added in a Facebook post that Thompson and Barrett may also face both legal and military charges for their actions. "We are aware of a video/photo posted online". Read More »

N. Korea: We'll speed up nuclear plans if more sanctions imposed

Tensions in East Asia have risen in recent weeks following North Korea's nuclear tests and missile launches. She said that the United States might hand control of dealing with Pyongyang to the military, adding North Korea would be "destroyed" if it did not halt its nuclear and missile programs. Read More »

Scientists say sticking to Paris Agreement 1.5C warming target still possible


In June, Emanuel announced that Chicago would adopt the guidelines of the Paris Agreement in an effort to combat climate change , despite President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the agreement . would commit to reducing carbon emissions. "There has been no change in the US's position on the Paris agreement ", said deputy press secretary Lindsay Walters. Read More »

U.S. stages bombing drills with South Korea


Military threats from various parties have not promoted a resolution of the issue, he said. The two leaders "committed to maximising pressure on North Korea through vigorous enforcement of United Nations Security Council resolutions", a statement said. Read More »

Yogi Adityanath, two deputy CMs take oath as MLCs in UP


Yogi also said that the improved law and order situation in the state is helping improve investor confidence in the state. "This indicates the kind of anarchy previous regimes had spread in Uttar Pradesh", he pointed. "Development works came to a standstill.brakes were applied not on corruption, but on development", he said, adding that when he took over the government, debts were high and the coffers were running empty. Read More »

Offensive begins to recapture Iraq's Anbar


In Syria ISIL militants are under tremendous pressure, where a US-backed alliance of Kurds and Arabs is battling to retake the extremists' self-declared capital Raqa and Russian-backed regime forces are fighting for control of the city of Deir Ezzor. Read More »

School director, teacher booked for raping student


The teenager was raped for two months. The director of a private school and a teacher, who allegedly gang-raped a class 12 student were detained by the police in Rajasthan's Sikar and were being questioned, an official said on Monday. She is reportedly critical and has been shifted to a hospital in Jaipur. She is now receiving treatment at a hospital in the Rajasthan's capital city of Jaipur. Read More »

Pak PM meets U.S. vice President today on UNGA sidelines


The Express Tribune reported that Pakistan has been in contact with two veto-wielding powers - China and Russian Federation - who have opposed the American policy of putting undue pressure on Pakistan. Ambassador Lodhi said the confirmed nine bilateral meetings have been confirmed and more could also take place as the prime minister's visit proceeds. Read More »

Georgia Tech officer released from hospital


Jeff Graham, executive director of the statewide LGBT advocacy group Georgia Equality, said he has seen no evidence to indicate Schultz was singled out for improper treatment by police or others on campus because Schultz self-identified as non-binary, intersex, or an LGBT person. Read More »

Senate panel delays meeting with Trump lawyer in Russian Federation investigation


Cohen has argued that he has been unfairly pulled into Russian Federation investigations because he was named in a dossier compiled before the election by a former British spy working on behalf of Trump's political opponents. In October 2015, Trump signed a letter of intent agreeing to move ahead with a Moscow developer named Andrei Rozov. Cohen said he nixed the proposal in January 2016. Read More »

Pelosi shouted out of press conference by Dreamers


The group cut off planned speeches from DACA recipients who joined Pelosi at the event. The Democrats say a deal has been reached, but the White House denies it. The press conference, which Pelosi scheduled with Democratic Reps. Six immigrants brought to the United States as children sued the Trump administration on Monday over its decision to end DACA. Read More »

Tracking Jose - Tropical storm watch issued for parts of state

While Jose is projected to weaken and veer away from any direct impact on the coast, the Hurricane Center said a minor shift could bring tropical-storm-force winds to North Carolina's Outer Banks or areas to the north. It wasn't expected to make landfall but tropical storm watches were posted along the coast from DE to Massachusetts' Cape Cod. Forecasters say the storm is expected to cause risky surf and rip currents. Read More »

'Mad pooper': Jogger wanted for defecating in front yards of Colorado homes


Cathy Budde says a runner who passes her home regularly is the cause of all the trouble. "They came screaming, like, 'You're not going to believe this.' They're crying". Johnathan Sharketti told the outlet he has never seen anything like this in his career. Investigators with The Colorado Springs Police Department have no idea how to wrap their heads around this caca case. Read More »

Pentagon to fund medical treatment for transgender troops into March


The memo prohibits the military from enlisting transgender people and from using funds to pay for gender transition-related surgery, and it gives Mattis six months to determine what to do with now serving transgender troops. 'Thousands of courageous transgender Americans love our country enough to risk their lives for it, fight for it, and even die for it, and Congress should honor them and let them serve. Read More »

3.6 magnitude quake strikes near Westwood


I hope I can fall back asleep tonight". First natural disaster since giving birth. The 3.8 magnitude quake was recorded at the United States Geological Survey in Golden, Colo., at 11:47 a.m. Intensity 4 shaking, or light shaking, can awaken residents, shake dishes, and cause walls, widows and doors to make a crackling sound. The quake was epicentered in the same area where a magnitude 5.2 natural disaster struck in April, 2008, causing high rises to sway as far away as Milwaukee, ... Read More »

West Sacramento Man Used Belt In Killing Of His 3 Children


The dead children identified as 11-year-old Kelvin Hodges, 9-year-old Julie Hodges and 7-month-old infant Lucas Hodges. Hodges is expected to make his first court appearance later in the day. Although Reisig didn't describe how Hodges allegedly killed the baby, he said that the suspect murdered the two oldest children by strangling them with a belt. Read More »

Brexit: Boris Johnson denies plan to quit over differences with PM

It comes as Mr Johnson was accused of "backseat driving" after he released his own Brexit vision in an article on The Telegraph . And asked directly if he would resign, he replied: "No". Speaking in NY yesterday, Johnson side-stepped a question on whether he would resign if he did not get his way, saying: "You are barking slightly up the wrong tree here". Read More »

'Vicious' Sanctions Will Only Speed Up Nuclear Programme: North Korea


There has been no noticeable changes in overall oil prices in Pyongyang before and after the North's nuclear test on September 3, Voice of America quoted the diplomat as saying in an email. "With this diplomatic step, Mexico expresses to the North Korean government its categorical repudiation of its recent nuclear activity, which is an increasingly brazen violation of worldwide law and which poses a serious threat to the Asian region and to the world", the ministry said in a statement. Read More »

Australia's Turnbull defends 'religious freedom' amid gay marriage poll

When it was first proposed in the form of a plebiscite in 2015, the postal survey was meant to take the pressure off internal divisions over the issue of same-sex marriage within the Liberal party. "My parents were married for 58 years..." Supporters of marriage equality attribute the poll drop to an expected tightening because the campaign period gives equal airtime to scare campaigns around gender education of children , free speech and religious freedom. Read More »

Trump strikes conciliatory tone in first United Nations foray


President Donald Trump is pressing the need for reform at the United Nations as he speaks at a meeting on U.N. reform ahead of the U.N. General Assembly in NY. Netanyahu, for his part, labeled it "a bad nuclear deal". More than 128 countries have signed onto the reform initiative, with Canada joining their ranks last week and co-sponsoring the reform event Trump addressed Monday. Read More »

Parsons Green: Second arrest over Tube bombing

The 21-year-old man was arrested in Hounslow shortly before midnight, and police are searching a residential address in Stanwell, Surrey, in conjunction with his arrest. There is no suggestion the couple had any knowledge of or were involved in what happened at Parsons Green tube station. "When he arrived, he refused to go into the house, point blank refused to go in", Mr Solway said. Read More »

Kellyanne Conway mindlessly slams Emmys for mocking Trump


Conway says "it had to be much more fun to play me". " Conway said those attending the awards "got plucked and polished and waxed, and some of them didn't eat for two months". And it looks like the ratings are suffering. As for the "humor", I think it will be "too soon" for many of us to find amusement in this for a very long time. Read More »

Russian Military Denies Firing Rockets at Journalists at Zapad-2017 Drills


He added that the shells fell in the journalists who were on the ground. The exercises involve about 12,700 servicemen, including up to 5,500 from Russian Federation and about 7,200 from Belarus. It said Tuesday two people were wounded and two vehicles destroyed in the incident during the Zapad (West) 2017 maneuvers. An unguided missile hit a truck. Read More »

Clinton opens door to challenging Trump's 2016 win


I've paid close attention to what Clinton's been saying since she lost the election and I have never heard her broach the possibility of a formal challenge of the results. Trump made headlines - when does he not? - when he refused to commit to honoring the election results in the days leading up to the vote. Clinton shot back, calling Trump's answer "horrifying". Read More »