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Rescue teams race to save hundreds trapped by Mozambique cyclone

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MAPUTO/HARARE (Reuters) – Aid workers scrambled to save hundreds trapped by floods around the Mozambican port city of Beira on Wednesday, after a powerful cyclone killed hundreds of people and left a trail of destruction across swathes of southeast Africa. Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique’s port city of Beira with winds of up to 170 kph Read More

Ormat Signs a 25-Year PPA With SCPPA for Its Casa Diablo-IV Geothermal Power Plant in California

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RENO, Nev., March 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ormat Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ORA) today announced the signing of a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between a subsidiary of the Company and Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA). Under the PPA, SCPPA will purchase 16MW of power generated by the expected 30MW Casa Diablo-IV (CD4) geothermal project Read More

Missouri River flooding catches small Nebraska town off guard

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PERU, Neb. (Reuters) – When Jim and Rose Downing heard forecasts last week for dangerously high water in their Nebraska hometown on the Missouri River, they were nonplussed since their house had not flooded in 100 years. Jim and Rose Downing talk after losing their home in flood waters which caused deaths and hundreds of Read More

Aussie PM calls for global internet crackdown in wake of Christchurch attacks

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called for a global crackdown on social media in the aftermath of the Christchurch mosque shootings, one of which was streamed live on Facebook and viewed thousands of times. “It is unacceptable to treat the internet as an ungoverned space,” Morrison wrote in a letter to Japanese Prime Minister Read More

New Zealand 'will give gunman nothing – not even his name', PM vows

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New Zealand’s prime minister has promised to deny the mosque terror attacker notoriety, saying she will never to refer to him by name. Jacinda Ardern was speaking as parliament met for the first time since 50 people were killed in Christchurch on Friday. “He sought many things from his act of terror, but one was Read More

'I'll never mention mosque killer's name', vows NZ leader

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New Zealand’s prime minister has promised to deny the mosque terror attacker notoriety, saying she will never to refer to him by name. Jacinda Ardern was speaking as parliament met for the first time since 50 people were murdered in Christchurch on Friday. “He sought many things from his act of terror but one was Read More

Germany's Bsirske 'more than skeptical' on Deutsche/Commerzbank merger

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FILE PHOTO: German public sector workers union Verdi leader Frank Bsirske arrives for wage talks with German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer in Potsdam, Germany, April 16, 2018. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke BERLIN (Reuters) – Frank Bsirske, chief of the Verdi labor union and a supervisory board member at Deutsche Bank, is “more than skeptical” about the prospect Read More

Merger of Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank could cost 20,000 jobs: union chief

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FILE PHOTO: Banners of Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank are pictured in front of the German share price index, DAX board, at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, September 30, 2016. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/File Photo FRANKFURT (Reuters) – A merger of Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank could put 20,000 jobs at risk, the head of labor union Verdi Read More

‘He wasn’t representing Ireland’: Irish PM upstaged by Conor McGregor at Chicago St Patrick’s parade

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PR-obsessed Irish PM Leo Varadkar was left squirming after leading Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day parade alongside recently-arrested UFC bad boy Conor McGregor. Varadkar claimed McGregor “wasn’t representing Ireland.” Varadkar led the massive, three-hour parade through the streets of the Windy City on Saturday, as part of his annual four-day trip to the US as Taoiseach Read More

Yellow Vests & police clash in Paris as Macron’s ‘great debate’ ends

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Clashes between protesters and police broke out as the Yellow Vest rallies entered their 18th consecutive week, causing more headaches for President Macron, whose “great debate” aimed at pacifying the protests ended on Friday. Saturday’s rally saw hundreds of people flooding the streets of downtown Paris, with many wearing black balaclavas and holding French flags.  Read More