Kenya opposition supporters defy protest ban10/16/2017 03:05Kenyan police shot dead two people and wounded a third when a crowd tried to storm a police station during an opposition protest against a looming presidential vote re-run, a senior official said.Police also used teargas to break up small demonstrations in Kenya's three main cities - Kisumu, the capital and the port of Mombasa - defying a government ban on rallies in city centres...
US Announces Withdrawal from UNESCO, Accusing UN Agency of "Anti-Israel" Bias10/15/2017 03:00Praising Trump's decision as "brave and moral", Netanyahu said he has ordered Israeli diplomats to prepare for Israel's withdrawal from the organization in concert with the Americans.Hours later, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel would leave the agency too, praising the United States as "brave and moral"...
Supreme Court to Pronounce Entry Of Women at Sabarimala Temple10/14/2017 03:00The state government on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court decision to refer to a five-judge constitution bench the matter pertaining to the ban on entry of youthful women to Sabarimala temple.The apex court, in February, had reserved its order on referring the case to a constitution bench.The top court has also raised six questions on the issue to be considered by the Constitution bench...
Wildfire Smoke Renders SF Air 'Unhealthy' Through The Weekend10/13/2017 03:00As California's wine country burns, smoke from the wildfires have blanketed the Bay Area, drowning out the sun and taking the air quality down to unhealthy levels.Continuing wind and wildfires today may cause residents to experience trouble breathing, coughing, headaches and chest pain.The North Bay wildfires are causing "unprecedented levels" of air pollution throughout the Bay Area, air quality officials said yesterday (Oct...
Wind Farms In The North Atlantic Could Power Up The World?10/12/2017 03:00As rich as the North Atlantic is for wind energy, the team also found that its productivity would vary by the season."We found that giant ocean-based wind farms are able to tap into the energy of the winds throughout much of the atmosphere whereas wind farms onshore remain constrained by the near-surface wind resources", said Dr Possner...