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Worldwide ACWA Consortium Wins $3.8 Billion Dubai Solar Park Project
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The new addition will give the facility a capacity of 5,000 MW by 2030, with a 260-m (853-ft) solar tower to take center stage. The project will be commissioned in stages, starting from Q4 of 2020. Its first 13MW phase, built by United States firm First Solar, went online in October 2013. Earlier this year, the second 200-megawatt phase became operational, while a third 800-megawatt phase will start operations by 2020, when the newly announced fourth phase will begin construction.

Worldwide Trump Makes First Speech to UN General Assembly This Week
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Ambassador Nikki Haley, arrives at the United Nations on September 18. "The United Nations was founded on truly noble goals" he said , adding that while progress has been made "in recent years the United Nations has not reached its full potential, because of bureaucracy and mismanagement".

Worldwide Lavrov, EU top diplomat discuss situation on Korean Peninsula, in Syria
Author: 0 Lavrov, EU top diplomat discuss situation on Korean Peninsula, in Syria

Tillerson and Lavrov: 'Met this evening in NY on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, ' spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statement. Earlier this year, US President Donald Trump signed into law a bill toughening US sanctions against Russia , Iran and North Korea . Washington and Moscow are at loggerheads as well in Syria, where Russian Federation supports President Bashar al-Assad while the United States backs rebels fighting the government.

Worldwide Woman makes unique sign to get power back after Irma
Author: 0 Woman makes unique sign to get power back after Irma

She returned home from the hospital after Irma hit to find her power was out. Agles posted the photo to Facebook with the caption, "Maybe this will work!" Leigh, who was diagnosed with stage five kidney failure last October, had been on the organ donor list for 100 days when she underwent the transplant August 31.

Worldwide Rs 800-cr Bihar irrigation project collapses day before inauguration by Nitish
Author: 0 Rs 800-cr Bihar irrigation project collapses day before inauguration by Nitish

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was to inaugurate the Bateshwarasthan Ganga Pump Canal Project on Wednesday, but the programme had to be canceled, the wall of the dam broke just a day ahead of the inauguration. One more dam collapses due of corruption". "This shows how poorly the canal was built when Lalu was CM", said Ajay Alok, JDU spokesperson. The local MLA, Sadanand Singh of the Congress , who was also supposed to be present at the inauguration ceremony, has said "gross negligence ...

Worldwide Melania Trump threatens to sue… again
Author: 0 Melania Trump threatens to sue… again

In January, when comedian Chelsea Handler said the first lady "can barely speak English", the Trumps' personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, came out swinging. Comedian and television personality Chelsea Handler, when asked by Variety in January if she'd interview the first lady, said, "To talk about what?" Mrs Trump is reportedly sensitive about her distinctive Slovenian accent, which inspired model Gigi Hadid to crank out a Melania impersonation when she hosted the 2016 American Music Awards in ...

Worldwide Barcelona shocked by long-term Dembele injury setback
Author: 0 Barcelona shocked by long-term Dembele injury setback

The 20-year-old Dembele is in his first year with Barcelona . According to the Daily Mail , the winger, who is the second most expensive footballer in history, will travel to Finland next week for surgery on the tendon. In a market inflated by Neymar's €222m move to PSG, however, they were left with little option. It was the France forward's third match for Barcelona .

Worldwide Hughie Fury bout hit by referee row
Author: 0 Hughie Fury bout hit by referee row

It is a compromise Parker's promoter David Higgins , who created a storm when being ejected from yesterday's press conference in London because of the issue, is happy with. "I haven't got a single present yet, the only present I want is that WBO belt", he said. "The most important thing is a balanced panel". I'm convinced looking at some of Parker's people that they don't view Hughie as a real test.

Worldwide China urges peaceful, diplomatic resolution to North Korea tensions
Author: 0 China urges peaceful, diplomatic resolution to North Korea tensions

In a second example, two vessels allegedly carried one load of North Korean coal to China by offloading it and reloading it at the port of Nakhodka, Russia (below). North Korea can also order its compliant citizenry to cut down on energy consumption, energy analysts Peter Hayes and David von Hippel wrote in a report this month for the Berkeley-based Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability.

Worldwide Pakistan should establish fund to help Rohingya Muslims: Nisar
Author: 0 Pakistan should establish fund to help Rohingya Muslims: Nisar

On September 15, three people died and two injured after a suspected drone strike by the U.S. in Kurram Agency, part of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). She said it was agreed that the United States would send a delegation to Pakistan in October, a move that many experts regarded as a positive step. "Only condemnation resolutions are not enough, but both the government and opposition must speak with one voice for this issue", he said, and lamented global community's silence ...

Author: 0 NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: Tropical Storm Warning

At 8AM, Tropical Storm Jose had winds of 65mph. So, a large area in southern New England will likely feel gusts to 40mph (most of Eastern MA) Tuesday night and Wednesday . When the storm is gone, Nantucket will likely have had the highest wind gust because the tropical visitor will get closer to the island than any other landmass.

Worldwide British paddler may be kidnap victim of Amazon pirates
Author: 0 British paddler may be kidnap victim of Amazon pirates

The remote stretch of the Solimões where Kelty is thought to have gone missing is the same section where the state's previous civil police chief, Thyago Garcez, disappeared in December past year, after he and other police officers got into a firefight with drugs traffickers.

Worldwide M1 motorway closed as police investigate suspicious package
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Another added: "Just heard a bang". The highway is closed in both directions for a stretch of about 10 miles (16 kilometers). Tim Mayer, a Conservative councillor from Coventry who was caught up in the delay, said communication from police was "appalling" but people kept themselves busy.

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Author: 0 "Take Time to Tether" encouraging proper use of straps on vehicle seat

IL law mandates children under 8 stay in a child-friendly restraint as they ride in the vehicle. "The State has provided us a number of seats to help people that were either affected by the hurricane and had seats damaged or just didn't have a vehicle seat", said Karen Beard, Injury Prevention Training Coordinator.

Worldwide Amber Alert issued for 3-month-old NC girl, parents sought
Author: 0 Amber Alert issued for 3-month-old NC girl, parents sought

Deputies believe the couple's child is in possible danger. Anyone who spots the Cochrans or the suspected vehicles is asked to call 911. Allegedly, there are 2 abductors: Rex Douglas Cochran Jr. Officials say the non-custodial parents abducted their 3-month-old infant and are traveling from North Carolina and possibly heading to Ocala, Florida or Valdosta, Georgia.

Worldwide U.S. resumes fast processing of H-1B visas after 5 months
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IT industry body Nasscom said the move of fast processing of H-1B visas by the U.S. will enable Indian technology companies to smoothly move on with business even as they continue to emphasize on reducing their thrust on work visas , according to a PTI report on ET.

Worldwide PCB bans Khalid Latif for five years in spot-fixing case
Author: 0 PCB bans Khalid Latif for five years in spot-fixing case

The 31-year-old has been found guilty on all counts - relating to conversations in which a deal was struck with bookmakers and others were persuaded to take part in an attempted plot to spot-fix the number of dot-balls faced by opener Sharjeel Khan in the opening match of the PSL.

Author: 0 Demonstrations escalate over police use of force in St Louis

Protesters and attorneys representing Smith's family say Stockley deliberately killed Smith and planted a gun in Smith's vehicle. "Intimidation is not conduct that lives up to the standard of behavior expected by city police officers or any city employee", she wrote in a statement .

Worldwide Catalonia: Guardia Civil, Catalan vice president arrested
Author: 0 Catalonia: Guardia Civil, Catalan vice president arrested

Police have confirmed that they were carrying out the raids, but declined to provide details. The arrests also sparked protests in the center of Barcelona , with hundreds of people descending on the offices of the economy department, where ERC Deputy Joan Tarda made an appeal for the demonstration to be peaceful.

Worldwide Rohingya have links with terror outfits, ISI
Author: 0 Rohingya have links with terror outfits, ISI

The Indian government sought to justify moves to deport up to 40,000 of the refugees. New Delhi , Sep 18 The Congress today urged the government to take all parties into confidence and not have a "blanket approach" on the issue of the Rohingyas .

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