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Blackout: US military spent $60 million on Afghanistan power lines to nowhere

The US military spent $ 60 million on a new section of power grid in Afghanistan’s northeast. It doesn’t work and may even put residents at risk, according to a report from the US government’s reconstruction watchdog. While the power lines have been built, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) found that mismanagement by the Army Corps of ...

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Apple voices opposition to Clean Power Plan repeal

The Clean Power Plan is shaping up to be the latest Obama-era legislation on the Trump administration chopping block. In fact, Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt has been quite open in his intentions to kill the plan focused on cutting greenhouse gas emissions. Apple is among the first — but likely not the last — of companies to voice ...

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Russia ready to complete nuclear power plant in Turkey alone

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said that the country can finish building Turkey’s Akkuyu nuclear power plant (NPP) even if it fails to attract other investors. “Already, $ 3 billion has been invested. If they won’t find an investor, it means that the plant will be built by Akkuyu Nuclear,” the minister said, referring to a firm owned by the ...

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Google matches 100 percent of its power consumption with renewables

When you look at the number of datacenters the hyperscale companies are developing worldwide, it can be a little frightening from an energy usage standpoint, but Google announced today that it acquired enough renewable energy to match 100 percent of its power consumption in 2017. That’s good news, but it’s not as good as using 100 percent renewable energy. The ...

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Moscow to West: Remember fate of Goliath when trying to cling to power

The West is becoming an Orwellian version of itself in its desperate attempts to cling to power, Russia’s foreign intelligence chief said. If this continues, the West may face a similar fate to that of Biblical figure Goliath. Sergey Naryskin, the head of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR), delivered the strongly-worded message at an international security conference in Moscow ...

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Act of enslaved govt: Center-right coalition to take power in Italy slams Russian diplomat expulsion

The politician hoping to be Italy’s next prime minister blasted the decision to expel Russian diplomats from the country. A fellow coalition member criticized the outgoing government for “serving the will of foreign states.” Despite the fact that Britain is yet to provide evidence to support its allegations against Russia of poisoning ex-spy Sergei Skripal, Italy and over a dozen ...

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'Scary' that Boris Johnson represents a nuclear power – Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman

British foreign minister Boris Johnson is poisoned with hatred and anger so it is scary that he represents a nuclear power, Russia’s foreign ministry spokeswoman said on Wednesday. Maria Zakharova was commenting on Johnson’s earlier statement that compared Russia’s hosting of this year’s World Cup to the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany.  “Any such parallels and comparisons between our country, ...

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Microsoft Power Apps update includes new Common Data Service

Microsoft announced the spring update to its Power BI and Power Apps platform today with a significant enhancement, a new common data service that enables companies to build data-based applications from a variety of data sources. This is part of a wider strategy that is designed to remove some of the complexity associated with gathering, processing and incorporating data into ...

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Majority of Americans fear surveillance & ‘deep state’ power – poll

Over 70 percent of US citizens in the Republican and Democratic parties believe America is controlled by a “deep state” of unelected government officials, according to a new poll. They also fear state surveillance, it reveals. Although most Americans interviewed are not familiar with the term ‘deep state’, when they heard the definition as a cadre of unelected government and ...

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‘US empowers Yemen genocide’: Power speech stalled by student protesters (VIDEO)

Students stormed the stage and held banners aloft as former US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power gave a speech at John Hopkins University. The protesters condemned her involvement in the US decision to back the war in Yemen. Power, who served as UN ambassador from 2013-2017, was speaking at the Baltimore campus on Tuesday when a group of students ...

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