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Puerto Rico to privatize crippled power utility PREPA

As Puerto Rico continues its recovery from Hurricane Maria’s devastation, the island’s government plans to sell its public energy company’s assets in a bid to modernize their power supply system and recoup its economic losses. Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello announced Monday that the US territory will begin the privatization process of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), selling ...

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French women are brave to speak up for sex, but their #MeToo opponents want power, not pleasure

The cri de coeur of Catherine Deneuve and other French intellectuals helps destigmatize human sexuality, but won’t counter #MeToo, whose proponents are using the scandal as a tool in a far grander political battle. READ MORE: #MeToo frenzy deprives men of ‘indispensable freedom’ to hit on women – Catherine Deneuve During a four-month period in which publicly discussed sexual encounters ...

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Private investors buying electric power stations in Russia to mine cryptocurrency

Two electric power stations in Russia have been sold for the purpose of cryptocurrency mining, the Kommersant newspaper reported, citing sources. It is the first such deal in the country. The two power stations are in Perm Region, on the western slopes of the Middle Ural Mountains, and in the neighboring Republic of Udmurtia. The facilities will be used to ...

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Trump supporters give media 21% approval rating, worst for party in power in the world – survey

Contrary to the popular maxim that the party in power tends to be more satisfied with the media, just 21 percent of Trump supporters subscribe to that view. Conversely, non-Republicans hold the media in much higher esteem. The comprehensive study reveals a vast disparity in how Americans on both sides of the political aisle view the way their media is ...

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China aims to become world’s leading cyber power by 2035

Published time: 3 Jan, 2018 07:53 The world’s second-largest economy, China, is poised for breakthroughs in cyberspace, says the country’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT). Beijing wants to be in the forefront of the booming digital economy. “China will endeavor to basically build itself into a strong cyber power by 2035 to join the world’s top rank in ...

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Power outage shuts down half of Disneyland

Published time: 27 Dec, 2017 21:03 Edited time: 27 Dec, 2017 21:41 A number of rides at the Disneyland theme park in Anaheim, California have shut down due to a power outage. The problem affected about half the park, packed to capacity with visitors during the holiday season. A transformer problem caused the power loss in all of Toontown and ...

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China will soon be world’s top economic power – Lavrov

RT Exclusive Published time: 25 Dec, 2017 10:07 Backed by BRICS partners Russia and India, China will soon take the top spot from the United States as the world’s biggest economy, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told RT. Read more Lavrov pointed out that the growing influence of BRICS in the global economy and the G20 will lead to a ...

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Child killed, 70,000 left without power as Poland hit by strong winds on Christmas Eve

Published time: 24 Dec, 2017 14:55 A seven-year-old child was killed and over 70,000 people were left without electricity on Christmas Eve in Poland, which was hit by winds of up to 95kph early on Sunday. A tree fell on a moving car in Koscierzyna County on Poland’s Baltic Sea coast. A seven-year-old boy was killed in the accident. His ...

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Most Russians see their country as a great power – poll

Published time: 21 Dec, 2017 09:53 Edited time: 21 Dec, 2017 10:07 A majority of Russian citizens have told researchers they are proud of their country, and an equal number say they believe that the Russian people have a special role in history. According to research conducted by the Levada independent public opinion agency in late November, 67 percent of ...

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Sky high: German power plant burns 550kg weed haul to heat homes

Published time: 20 Dec, 2017 18:05 The smoke rising from a Munich incineration plant this Christmas week is like no other, as officials stuck with 550kg (1,200lb) of confiscated marijuana burned the weed to heat the city’s homes. Munich customs officials decided to burn the weed in a heat and power station in Olching, northwest of the Bavarian capital, due ...

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