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Thousands of Cities Go Dark to Fight Climate Change


The world will go dark on March 25, 2017 in observance of the Earth Hour 2017 . "When people across the world participate in the same event, it sends the message that we're all in it together", Immo Fischer, from WWF Germany, told Deutsche Welle. Read More »

UA proposes tuition increase


NAU doesn't have a mandatory athletic fee and isn't proposing one. The $3 increase in fees is due to the Arizona Financial Aid Trust, a fee that all new Arizona university students must pay. In recent years, universities have added fees for some academic programs or classes. ASU, for instance, is proposing course-fee increases such as a $1,000 increase for the MBA Online and a $3,250 increase for the Executive MBA program. Read More »

Cook County to Participate in Earth Hour

We believe like past eight years, people in Bhubaneswar & Odisha will observe the day this year too by sending a mass message that everyone is concern for living planet. "Especially now that we have a president who denies climate change and seems determined to roll back on any sort of environmental protection, the timing is ideal", Zucchino said. Read More »

Tesla Model 3 Range May Be Greater Than Chevy Bolt


Is Model 3 the next version of Model S? One of the most important and impressive performance aspects of Model S is its remarkable efficiency and range. As if to down-sell Model 3, he went on to tweet, "Model 3 is like a BMW 3 series or Audi A4". Deliveries are expected to begin at the end of this year and Tesla has prepared the Fremont factory for production. Read More »

'Beauty and the Beast' Tramples Competition With $88 Million 2nd Weekend


Meanwhile Sony's sci-fi R-rated thriller Life is settling for $12.6M in fourth followed by 20th Century Fox's Logan in fifth with $10.1M and a running fourth weekend take of $201.46M. The Dean Israelite-directed Power Rangers stars Dacre Montgomery, RJ Cyler, Naomi Scott, Becky G, Ludi Lin, Elizabeth Banks, Bryan Cranston, and Bill Hader. Read More »

Four found dead in home


Ashcroft RCMP responded to a "request for a wellbeing check" at a home in Venables Valley, about 15 kilometres south of Ashcroft. Dan Moskaluk said police had also called in victim assistance workers to support those affected by the deaths. Read More »

Twin Cities to go dark for 'Earth Hour' tonight

The people also turned off their non-essential lights during the period to mark the Earth Hour . You can pledge to turn off the lights in your home . The Hilton is hosting #Travelwithpurposecontest where winners receive a free five-night stay in Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre in Iceland. While the organizers of Earth Hour said they do not audit results of the energy saving initiative, the group has commissioned research indicating up to one in four Australians gets involved. Read More »

Uber Pledges to Fix the Company's 'Cult of the Individual'


The focus at Uber, she added, has been on the business, and not on the employees, which is very problematic for a company that has grown to the size Uber is now. "I have seen personally Travis" evolution, having spent a lot of time with him over the last five weeks. The company has also created a call-in line that employees can use to make anonymous complaints. Read More »

Xavier's tournament run ends with 83-59 loss to Gonzaga


Chiozza took an inbounds pass, sprinted almost the length of the court and hit a running 3-pointer at the buzzer to help Florida beat Wisconsin 84-83 in overtime. - The Zags are 0-2 in regional final games. "My first year on the staff, we won four Division I games, " he said incredulously. "Absolutely. I mean, it is". Read More »

Here's why these famous landmarks are going dark on Saturday

The City of Johannesburg (CoJ), in partnership with the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) will celebrate this event by switching off the lights of iconic buildings and landmarks, including the Nelson Mandela Bridge, Metro Centre and the city's headquarters in Braamfontein, in support of the global initiative. Read More »

Lights go out around the world for 10th anniversary of Earth Hour

Landmarks like the Sydney Opera House in Australia, Big Ben, the Empire State Building , the Las Vegas Strip and the Eiffel Tower will make a statement when they go dark for an hour. According to WWF, multiple environmental initiatives can be attribute to the success of Earth Hour , such as the 2013 declaration of a 3.4 million hectare marine park off Argentina, the forest in Uganda and a ban on soft plastics in the Galapagos Island, reported Reuters. Read More »

Pakistan arrests more than 100 Indian fishermen off Gujarat coast


An official at the Docks police station said they were handed over more than 100 fishermen and their boats by MSA officials. The fishermen who escaped have informed us about this, he added. This being the peak season, the number of fishermen being captured by the Indian Coast Guard as well as Pakistani agency has been on the rise. In earlier this month, External Affairs Minister said that as many as 301 Indian fishermen are now lodged in Pakistan jails, but the neighbouring country has ... Read More »

Drogheda asked to just switch off for 'Earth Hour'

In a video message, UN Secretary-General António Guterres, said: "Climate change continues to imperil lives and livelihoods around the world". Summit takes part in the country's main switch-off event at SM by the Bay, Mall of Asia Complex, as the event's official hydration partner. Read More »

The Torch switches off 3780 LED lights during Earth Hour

The Empire State Building , Space Needle , Golden Gate Bridge, the Colosseum in Rome, the Pyramids of Egypt, the Sydney Opera House and the EIffel Tower are among the many famous landmarks that will go dark. The theme of Earth Hour 2017 is Shine a Light on Climate Action. While the organizers of Earth Hour said they do not audit results of the energy saving initiative, the group has commissioned research indicating up to one in four Australians gets involved. Read More »

Pokemon Go Celebrates Water Festival, Good Chance To Catch Rare Pokemons


Amongst those creatures are none other than Magikarp and Gyarados , which have a heightened chance of appearing during the ongoing event. Pokemon GO launched a surprise event today, one entirely centered around water-type Pokemon . In total, 185 players have already caught a shiny Pokemon , while 2,965 have not encountered one. That's the million dollar question. You can only tell if a Pokemon is a Shiny Pokemon by tapping on it and beginning an encounter. Read More »

Tom Latham Stuns Faf Du Plessis With Catch of the Season


Later, Latham continued the good work with the bat as he scored 42 not out and guided New Zealand to 67/0 at stumps along with Jeet Raval in response to the visitor's first innings total of 314, after de Kock's brilliant 90 off 118 balls in a rain-hit day at Seddon Park. Read More »

Millions worldwide to turn off lights for Earth Hour 2017

In a video message, UN Secretary-General António Guterres, said: "Climate change continues to imperil lives and livelihoods around the world". "There's never been a more critical moment in the fight", said Terry Macko. A year ago was - again - the hottest on record. According to Siddarth Das, with World Wildlife Fund that heads Earth Hour , what originally began as a one city event in 2007, taking place in Sydney, Australia, will now be celebrated in more than 180 countries across the ... Read More »

Trump losing streak continues as Obamacare bluff is called


The coverage losses predicted by CBO forced Republican congressmen to face up to the fact that universal coverage has never been a goal of the conservative movement or the GOP. The bill now appears dead, with Republican lawmakers urging a return to the drawing board. On Thursday, Trump's chief strategist, Stephen Bannon, took the unusual step of traveling to Capitol Hill to deliver an ultimatum: Take a vote on Friday, win or lose. Read More »

Google app test makes editing photos more social


Given Google's rocky past in the social media world and the piecemeal approach they've been taking to social and messaging lately, it's quite likely that these features are the end of the line for this app, and it will tie into the rest of Google's app ecosystem. Read More »

India joins the world to observe Earth Hour on Saturday

This year's Earth Hour saw participation from the top leadership of the State as well as from all the sections of the society. Summit takes part in the country's main switch-off event at SM by the Bay, Mall of Asia Complex, as the event's official hydration partner. Read More »

Turn lights off, help make a positive difference

Pakistan, along with the rest of the world, will observe Earth Hour on Saturday. Buckingham Palace was one of many landmarks across the world to mark the hour, which is all about protecting the planet and helping to reverse global warming. Read More »

COMMENT: Lights out movement celebrates 10 years of progress on climate change

The event is not aimed at demonstrably reducing the amount of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere - such an effort would require tens of millions of people to shut off lights for much longer than an hour. Countries and prominent personalities worldwide have joined in the cause to observe Earth Hour . PEOPLE are being urged to join United Kingdom landmarks and famous sites around the world as they switch off their lights for an hour on Saturday night to back action on climate change. Read More »

GOP health care failure will make tax reform much harder

A senior White House official, however, said it was unlikely that Trump would ramp up a major sales effort on tax reform immediately, given his team had been planning on using the coming days to push for Senate action on the health-care bill. Read More »

Pakistan observes Earth Hour today

More than 170 countries and territories are joining in for Earth Hour , and this will be the 11th year in a row that this event has taken place. Around the world homes, workplaces and iconic landmarks will be going dark for an hour in the world's biggest demonstration of support for action on climate change. Read More »