RCW2020 started the topic Texas: ERCOT declares grid emergency, asks residents to conserve power in the forum Latest Breaking News 9 hours ago
The state’s grid manager is urging consumers and businesses to reduce their electricity use during Tuesday afternoon and evening.
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, or ERCOT, said the request is due to a combination of high generation outages typical in April and higher-than-forecast demand as a cold front remains stalled over…[Read more]
RCW2020 started the topic Neighborhoods United: Highway Removal Gains Steam in U.S. Cities in the forum General Discussion 16 hours ago
* Highways built in 1950s, 1960s often cut through minority communities
* Highways can bring health risks and depress local economies
* Removals have spiked across the country in last five years
By Carey L. Biron
WASHINGTON, April 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Through the years that she has been fighting against it, Amy Stelly’s opponent has…[Read more]
April 12, 2021 @ 12:01pm
ISRAEL on Thursday gave yet another reason why it is a rogue state. Expect no cooperation from Israel, the Zionist regime told the International Criminal Court (ICC), which is investigating war crimes in occupied Palestinian territories. Brazen.
A trademark of a rogue state. Yet, the Zionist regime never ceases to tell…[Read more]
RCW2020 started the topic Russia Calls US An Adversary, Warns Its Warships to Avoid Crimea in the forum Latest Breaking News 16 hours ago
Tuesday, 13 April 2021 12:44 GMT
By Andrew Osborn and Alexander Marrow
MOSCOW, April 13 (Reuters) – Russia on Tuesday called the United States an adversary and told U.S. warships to stay well away from Crimea “for their own good”, calling their deployment in the Black Sea a provocation designed to test Russian nerves.
Moscow annexed…[Read more]
RCW2020 started the topic Retailers Urged to Re-Think Police Calls for Low-Level Crimes After George Floyd's Death in the forum General Discussion 16 hours ago
By Nicole Norfleet Star Tribune APRIL 12, 2021 — 5:34AM
RICHARD TSONG-TAATARII, STAR TRIBUNE
George Floyd died in police custody after a corner store clerk reported he had used a fake $20 bill, a nonviolent offense so low-level that police don’t usually take people to jail for it.
Now, as the trial over his death continues to unfold, criminal j…[Read more]
RCW2020 started the topic Official: Iran To Enrich Uranium to 60%, Highest Level Ever in the forum General Discussion 16 hours ago
By JON GAMBRELL
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran will begin enriching uranium up to 60% purity after an attack on its Natanz nuclear facility, a negotiator said Tuesday, pushing its program to higher levels than ever before though still remaining short of weapons-grade.
The announcement marks a significant escalation after the sabotage t…[Read more]
RCW2020 started the topic Poll: 15% Of Americans Worse Off a Year Into Pandemic in the forum General Discussion 16 hours ago
By SARAH SKIDMORE SELL
While most Americans have weathered the pandemic financially, about 38 million say they are worse off now than before the outbreak began in the U.S.
Overall, 55% of Americans say their financial circumstances are about the same now as a year ago, and 30% say their finances have improved, according to a new poll from…[Read more]
•The consumer price index rose 0.6% in March from the previous month and 2.6% from a year ago, according to the Department of Labor.
•That compares to Dow Jones estimates of 0.5% and 2.5% respectively.
•A surge in gasoline prices accounted for about half the gain amid signs of an accelerating economic recovery.
PUBLISHED TUE, APR 1…[Read more]
“State” some call israel.
By WCCO-TV StaffApril 12, 2021 at 12:23 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — During a press conference Monday afternoon, officials in Brooklyn Center released body camera footage of the fatal police shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright.
The body camera shows police approaching Wright’s vehicle and asking him to step out of the car. They attempt to han…[Read more]
RCW2020 replied to the topic My "one shot" experience of Johnson & Johnson vaccines yesterday… in the forum Bar and Grill 2 days ago
Zero side effects including no sore arm. I have the same reaction, none, when getting a flu shot.
Not saying these vaccines are the cure all but it looks like that’s all we have.
What I do know is something wicked is happening here in Michigan and with these high numbers of new infections, I would not be surprised if a new variant does shake…[Read more]
RCW2020 started the topic Iran Calls Natanz Atomic Site Blackout 'Nuclear Terrorism' in the forum Latest Breaking News 2 days ago
The head of Iran’s civilian nuclear program has called a blackout that struck the country’s Natanz nuclear facility “nuclear terrorism.”
By JON GAMBRELL and ILAN BEN ZION Associated Press
April 11, 2021, 11:24 AM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran on Sunday described a blackout at its underground Natanz atomic facility an act of “nuclea…[Read more]
RCW2020 started the topic At least 1 person killed and 4 wounded after a shooting at a Texas office park, police say in the forum Latest Breaking News 5 days ago
By Dakin Andone and Hollie Silverman, CNN 11 mins ago
One person was killed and at least four others were wounded in a shooting at an industrial park in Bryan, Texas, on Thursday afternoon, police said.
One person was later taken into custody in nearby Grimes County after a trooper was shot, Sheriff Donald Sowell told CNN, adding the incident…[Read more]
RCW2020 started the topic Biden Announces Limited Gun Restrictions as Pressure Rises Following Mass Shootings in the forum Latest Breaking News 5 days ago
By Kevin Liptak, CNN
Updated 2:15 PM ET, Thu April 8, 2021
Facing pressure to act after a recent spate of high-profile mass shootings, President Joe Biden unveiled a package of moves Thursday that seek to address a scourge of gun violence he deemed a “blemish on the nation.”
“Gun violence in this country is an epidemic,” Biden said in the Rose…[Read more]
RCW2020 started the topic US Restores Millions in Aid to Palestinians Halted by Trump Administration in the forum General Discussion 5 days ago
The Biden administration said Wednesday it has resumed U.S. assistance to the Palestinians, including to the U.N. agency that deals with Palestinian refugees, nearly all of which had been eliminated by former President Donald Trump.
The State Department announced it would provide a total of $235 million to projects in the West Bank and Gaza as…[Read more]
RCW2020 started the topic UK’s Johnson Condemns Violence in Northern Ireland After a Week of Rioting in the forum Latest Breaking News 5 days ago
Issued on: 08/04/2021 – 07:47
Youths threw projectiles and petrol bombs at police on Wednesday night in the Protestant Shankill Road area, while rioters lobbed bricks, fireworks and petrol bombs in both directions over the concrete “peace wall” separating the Shankill Road from a neighboring Irish nationalist area.
Police Service of Northern Ire…[Read more]
RCW2020 started the topic Hypersonic Missile Fails Test-Launch From B-52 Bomber in the forum General Discussion 5 days ago
The Air Force called the ARRW failure “a setback.”
BY MARCUS WEISGERBER
GLOBAL BUSINESS EDITOR
APRIL 6, 2021
An under-development hypersonic missile failed to launch from the wing of a B-52 bomber during a highly anticipated flight test Monday.
The U.S. Air Force called the failure of the AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon a “a setba…[Read more]
Fauci says new Covid-19 cases are at a disturbing level as the US is primed for a surge
By Madeline Holcombe, CNN
Updated 9:35 AM ET, Thu April 8, 2021
(CNN)The number of new Covid-19 cases has plateaued at a “disturbingly high level,” and the US is at risk from a new surge, Dr. Anthony Fauci warned on Wednesday.
While lower than the peak…[Read more]
RCW2020 replied to the topic China-Iran $400 Billion Accord: A Power Shift Threatens Western Energy in the forum General Discussion 1 week ago
Republicans & Trump have thrown Evangelical Christianity into a full-blown crisis
1 hr ago
Republican politicians are doubling down on exploiting religious people, and its now killing churches in a way not seen in living memory.
We’ve watched absolute depravity wash across our politics over the last few decades, promoted by the s…[Read more]
RCW2020 started the topic China-Iran $400 Billion Accord: A Power Shift Threatens Western Energy in the forum General Discussion 1 week ago
By Ariel Cohen
March 27 saw the culmination of a half-decade of negotiations between Beijing and Tehran, with foreign ministers meeting to sign a twenty-five-year $400 billion strategic and economic partnership. The specifics of the agreement are largely in line with China’s ongoing Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), spending billions in i…[Read more]
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