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Ormat Technologies, Inc. to Host Conference Call Announcing First Quarter 2019 Financial Results

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RENO, Nev., April 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ormat Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ORA) announced today that it plans to announce its first quarter 2019 financial results in a press release that will be issued on Monday, May 6, 2019, after the market closes. The Company has scheduled a conference call to discuss the results at Read More

Trump confuses Jewish people with Israelis during speech

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Donald Trump told a meeting of US Jews that Benjamin Netanyahu is “your prime minister”, as he appeared to confuse Jewish people with Israelis. The American Jewish Committee has criticised the US president over the remark, adding that his words could “feed bigotry”. Mr Netanyahu is the current leader of Israel, but Jews born or Read More

113 million worldwide living in food insecurity, conflict leading cause – report

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A new report on famine around the world makes for grim reading, showing starvation ravaging 53 countries, mostly due to conflict and climate shocks. In some places, like Yemen, the crisis is almost entirely man-made. “I can describe the horrors of what it was like to live under siege… but to describe how it feels Read More

Mexican president to Trump: Don’t look at us, migrants are not our problem

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Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador wants US President Donald Trump to stop blaming Mexico for the US’ illegal immigrant problem, pointing out that fewer Mexicans than ever are crossing the border illegally. “Migration flows of Mexicans to the United States are very low,” Lopez Obrador said during a news conference. “The Mexican is no Read More

32 dead after truck hits crowd gathered at road accident

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At least 32 people have died after a truck struck a crowd gathered at a road accident in western Guatemala. The group had apparently gathered on the road to inspect a person who had been killed in a separate crash when the vehicle ploughed into them, a fire service spokesman said. “It seems that the Read More

‘Foreign mercenaries’: Maduro accuses ‘the devil’s puppet’ Guaido of plotting his assassination

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The president of Venezuela has accused Juan Guaido of plotting to kill him, after the opposition leader’s aide was arrested as an alleged terrorist and charged with recruiting foreign mercenaries to carry out attacks and sabotage. “American imperialists want to kill me. We just exposed the plan that the devil’s puppet personally directed Read More

John McAfee denies paying hitman to kill neighbor, refuses to pay $25mn in wrongful death lawsuit

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John McAfee has been ordered to pay $25 million for the wrongful death of his former neighbour Gregory Faull in Belize, however – much like several other lawsuits against him in the past 11 years – he is refusing to pay. He was accused by Faull’s estate of paying a man $5,000 to torture and 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

Brit backpacker ‘stripped naked on volcano’ before falling to her death in Guatemala

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British backpacker Catherine Shaw is believed to have stripped naked while hiking on a Guatemalan volcano to watch the sunrise before a fatal fall. The 23-year-old from Witney, Oxfordshire was reported missing on March 5 after she left Hotel Mayachik, near Lake Atitlan in Guatemala. The search and rescue mission came to an end on Read More

Missing British backpacker found dead in Guatemala

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By David Mercer, news reporter A young British backpacker who disappeared in Guatemala has been found dead. Catherine Shaw, 23, was last seen in the central American country in the early hours of 5 March and was reported missing later that day. The Lucie Blackman Trust, which has been supporting Ms Shaw’s family, said it Read More