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US Wind receives final permit for offshore wind weather tower in Maryland US Wind receives final permit for offshore wind weather tower in Maryland
- May 13, 2017

The $1.375bn US Wind facility is expected to be operational in early 2020, while the operation of the $720m Skipjack wind power project is anticipated to begin near the end of 2022. "Building the wind farm off Block Island has been a boost for our economy, and those turbines are already reducing our region's carbon footprint". "Offshore wind is coming to the Atlantic Coast, and we want to be part of this exciting new industry". (more...)
Mental Health Month and MHP Classes
- May 12, 2017

Nationally, 16 million adults reported they had a "major depressive episode" in 2015. At its core, telling someone to they should try not being depressed is as effective as telling them not to have the flu and that is something more people are beginning to understand. (more...)
Cloudy skies and colder temperatures in store for the midstate
- May 09, 2017

High around 74. Winds W at 5 to 20 miles per hour. Similar weather is expected Tuesday , but there is a chance for rain later in the week. Northwest wind about 18 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy , with a low around 53. Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Mostly sunny and warm. Mostly cloudy , with a high near 67. Saturday: Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 77. (more...)
82 released Chibok schoolgirls arrive in capital 82 released Chibok schoolgirls arrive in capital
- May 09, 2017

Parents anxiously scanned the list to see if their daughters were among those who were released three years after their capture. "Since the PDP failed - as it did in everything - to rescue even one of the Chibok girls, the party should hold its peace while this administration continues to seek the release of all the abducted girls, using every means at its disposal, in addition to working assiduously to end all Boko Haram hostilities". (more...)
Christy Clark maintains support for AdvantageBC program, slams NYT article Christy Clark maintains support for AdvantageBC program, slams NYT article
- May 07, 2017

Horgan said the NDP will make significant investments in schools, hospitals, infrastructure and young families, which has been lacking for decades under the B.C. "We are going to sit down with the representatives in the community and the MLAs that are elected on May 9 and talk about where we can build and what the most important pressing issues are", he said. (more...)
13 local places to celebrate Cinco de Mayo 13 local places to celebrate Cinco de Mayo
- May 06, 2017

You can go all out in celebrating Cinco de Mayo! The President usually attends a Cinco de Mayo reception at the White House, however this year Donald Trump broke with tradition and deployed Vice President Mike Pence to host the event, which took place last night. (more...)
Jury awards record-setting $110.5M in baby powder lawsuit Jury awards record-setting $110.5M in baby powder lawsuit
- May 06, 2017

A jury awarded 62-year-old Lois Slemp a whopping 110 million dollars, making it the eighth largest jury award of any kind in the U.S.so far in 2017, and the largest of the four awards specifically to victims of ovarian cancer linked to Johnson & Johnson's baby powder products. (more...)
Somalia's public works minister shot dead in capital Somalia's public works minister shot dead in capital
- May 05, 2017

It is believed the bodyguards mistook the minister's auto for one belonging to the Islamist rebel group, al-Shabaab, which regularly attacks government targets with car-bombs. Many government officials, wealthy individuals and foreigners drive around Mogadishu , a city that has been frequently targeted by armed group al-Shabab, with squads of armed bodyguards who are often nervy and trigger happy. (more...)
USA economic growth slows to weakest rate in 3 years
- May 05, 2017

Analysts say that's bound to be a disappointment to U.S. President Donald Trump who predicted strong economic growth on day one, once he took over the White House. BlackRock Inc. Chief Executive Laurence Fink cast doubt on the viability of the Trump administration's tax plan, saying that if the proposal adds to the country's deficit, it will create a "severe issue". (more...)
Egyptian woman sheds 50 percent weight, leaves India Egyptian woman sheds 50 percent weight, leaves India
- May 05, 2017

Egyptian woman Eman Ahmed, who was once the heaviest woman in the world and underwent a weight-loss surgery at Mumbai hospital, was discharged from Mumbai's Saifee Hospital on Thursday. "However, I have confidence in her own ability to heal and we will always wish her the best in our hearts", he said. The hospital had alleged that Shaimaa tried to put water in Eman's mouth, despite being told that she must be fed by tube only. (more...)
Another ISI agent arrested Another ISI agent arrested
- May 05, 2017

The ISI-linked espionage racket was busted in a joint operation conducted by the UP Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS), Military Intelligence and UP Intelligence. Ali is believed to have received training from the ISI in Pakistan and was in constant touch with officials in the Pakistan High Commission, IG ATS Aseem Arun was quoted as saying by PTI. (more...)
Many dairy farmers affected by Canadian trade dispute find new buyers Many dairy farmers affected by Canadian trade dispute find new buyers
- April 30, 2017

While some farmers remained nervous about saying they had new milk contracts until everything was finalized, the tone in the dairy community was much improved Thursday. Recently, Trump called on Canada to undo its harmful pricing policy. "We're all farming together". Because dairy U.S. farms continue to expand and push for ever greater production, at some point (aka now) there is no room in market, the market is saturated and farmers will suffer. (more...)
Suspended From Alabama's Supreme Court, Roy Moore Runs for U.S. Senate Suspended From Alabama's Supreme Court, Roy Moore Runs for U.S. Senate
- April 30, 2017

But before he left office the septuagenarian "Love Gov" had the opportunity to appoint a temporary U.S. Senate replacement for new U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Moore's strong stands on religion and against LGBT rights have earned him a devoted following within the Republican Party. After a West Point education and some odd experiences as a kickboxer and an Australian cowboy , Moore settled into a reasonably quiet legal and judicial career in eastern Alabama. (more...)
Chargers WR Mike Williams excited to play with Rivers, Allen
- April 30, 2017

While at Clemson, Williams suffered a scary injury to his neck/back area that caused him to miss the entire 2015 season. At 6-foot-4, 218 pounds, Williams possesses a huge catch radius and an ability to bring the ball in while navigating traffic. (more...)
Trump Administration to Brief US Lawmakers on North Korea Strategy
- April 28, 2017

The varying expectations underscored the highly unusual nature of convening the session on White House grounds instead of on Capitol Hill, which administration officials said was merely a logistical decision rather than an attempt to convey any particular message. (more...)
The world's first malaria vaccine is coming to Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi The world's first malaria vaccine is coming to Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi
- April 26, 2017

The vaccine needs to be given four times - once a month for three months and then a fourth dose 18 months later. "The world's first malaria vaccine is a real achievement that has been 30 years in the making", said the chief executive of Gavi, Dr. (more...)
Canada moves to legalise recreational pot
- April 25, 2017

However, the legalisation will be divided between the federal and provincial governments. It'll also bring profits from the black market into legal businesses. "This piece of legislation puts the Canadian family at risk", Pamela McColl, of Smart Approaches to Marijuana Canada, told The Washington Post . It follows a court-mandated legalization of marijuana for medical purposes, which was introduced with tight controls in 1999 and later broadened by further court orders. (more...)
After controversial Hawaii comment, Sessions says 'nobody has a sense of humor' After controversial Hawaii comment, Sessions says 'nobody has a sense of humor'
- April 25, 2017

That's his assessment after drawing ire for seeming to dismiss the state of Hawaii as merely "an island in the Pacific". Hirono also tweeted , "Hey Jeff Sessions, this #IslandinthePacific has been the 50th state for going on 58 years". (more...)
YouTube channel showing giraffe birth 2nd most live-viewed YouTube channel showing giraffe birth 2nd most live-viewed
- April 24, 2017

April welcomed a healthy male calf on April 15, 2017, after a 15-month-long pregnancy. When keepers got the chance to measure him, the "little" guy weighed in at 129 pounds and measured 5 feet, 9 inches tall. More than 1.2 million people watched as it happened Saturday. When we first started this adventure, the park's Facebook page had less than 100,000 followers. (more...)
Katy Perry gets trolled for posting picture of Goddess Kali Katy Perry gets trolled for posting picture of Goddess Kali
- April 22, 2017

Here's another comment: "Problem is, you used this picture as to show your mood, like an emoji sticker, but that's our god not a sticker to show your mood @katyperry you don't know INDIAN MOOD when it comes to religion, beware!" I still have conditioned layers dropping off of me by the day, ' she told Vogue . (more...)