Canada to Buy Kinder Morgan Pipeline for $3.5 Billion

The pipeline would see bitumen from Alberta shipped to the Westridge marine terminal in Burnaby, B.C. In 2007, Kinder Morgan reported to the National Energy Board that it valued the Trans Mountain pipeline system at $550 million. did not speak to... More..

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EU proposes ban on straws, other single-use plastics
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

EU proposes ban on straws, other single-use plastics

Consumption reduction targets will be required for plastic food containers and drinking cups and European Union member states will be obligated to collect (and recycle) 90% of SUP drink bottles by 2025. ...More..

Federal government to buy Trans Mountain pipeline for $4.5B
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Federal government to buy Trans Mountain pipeline for $4.5B

In 2016, the B.C. provincial government said that it did not support the pipeline because Kinder Morgan did not provide a plans for oil spill prevention and clean up efforts. "It's a mess out there", said a Cal...More..

Storm Alberto: State of EMERGENCY issued as huge storms smash into US
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Storm Alberto: State of EMERGENCY issued as huge storms smash into US

The storm's center is expected to move over Alabama on Monday night and Tuesday , the NHC said. Anticipated to make landfall on Monday , Alberto is the first storm ahead of this year's Atlantic hurri...More..

Canada purchases Trans Mountain pipeline project for $4.5B
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Canada purchases Trans Mountain pipeline project for $4.5B

The federal cabinet approved the purchase on Tuesday. The company's announcement ramped up the fight over the contentious project, which has pit the federal government and the landlocked province of Alberta ...More..

Pipeline decision too close to chastise BC at western premiers meeting: Notley
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Pipeline decision too close to chastise BC at western premiers meeting: Notley

Kinder Morgan has warned it will abandon its $7.4-billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion if B.C. doesn't back down by the end of this month. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley bowed out of a Western premier's...More..

Florida declares state of emergency ahead of storm Alberto
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Florida declares state of emergency ahead of storm Alberto

Gov. Phil Bryant signed a proclamation Saturday morning declaring a state of emergency ahead of Alberto's landfall. The season is likely to be "near or above normal", according to the hurricane center. Wind...More..

Sunda Evening Update on Subtropical Storm Alberto
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Sunda Evening Update on Subtropical Storm Alberto

Gusty showers began lashing parts of Florida on Sunday, and authorities were warning of the possibility of flash flooding. The hurricane season doesn't officials begin until Friday. Subtropical storms can dev...More..

SC faces heavy rain due to storm
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

SC faces heavy rain due to storm

Flood and flash-flood watches are spread across Mississippi, Alabama and Florida , where 4 to 7 inches (10 to 18 centimeters) of rain could fall through early next week and reach into South Carolina, North C...More..

Alan Bean, astronaut, moonwalker - and artist - dies
by | Sunday, May 27, 2018

Alan Bean, astronaut, moonwalker - and artist - dies

Alan Bean, the fourth person ever to walk on the moon, died on Saturday at age 86, NASA announced on behalf of his family. His wife of 40 years, Leslie Bean, said in the statement he died peacefully surro...More..

Subtropical Storm Alberto heads toward Gulf of Mexico
by | Sunday, May 27, 2018

Subtropical Storm Alberto heads toward Gulf of Mexico

Even before Alberto arrives, local thunderstorms are possible, with the potential for heavy rain. Each list has 21 names, leaving out Q, U, X, Y and Z. A storm surge watch has been issued for coastal Citrus...More..

Subtropical Storm Alberto remains stationary over NW Caribbean Sea
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Subtropical Storm Alberto remains stationary over NW Caribbean Sea

In 2017, the first storm formed April 19. A subtropical cyclone has characteristics of both tropical and extratropical cyclones, and tends to have a broader maximum wind radius than the cone of most tropi...More..

Two sportscar-sized satellites in orbit to measure Earth's water
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Two sportscar-sized satellites in orbit to measure Earth's water

A SpaceX rocket launched from California has successfully deployed five communications satellites. SpaceX did not attempt to recover the Falcon 9's first stage. "We await our first communication from #G...More..

Flash flood watch issued for south Louisiana ahead of Subtropical Storm Alberto
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Flash flood watch issued for south Louisiana ahead of Subtropical Storm Alberto

The heavy rainfall will have the potential to cause flooding of low-lying and poor drainage areas. When it arrives, forecast models suggest it will spin up into at least a tropical depression and maybe even t...More..

Government use of Amazon facial recognition prompts warnings from civil rights groups
by | Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Government use of Amazon facial recognition prompts warnings from civil rights groups

The county later cited this NDA to justify withholding documents in response to the ACLU's public records request. "It's about recognizing people, it's about tracking people, and then it's about doing t...More..

One dead in fresh violence in Thoothukudi Anti-Sterlite Protest
by | Wednesday, May 23, 2018

One dead in fresh violence in Thoothukudi Anti-Sterlite Protest

A communication sent by Home Secretary Niranjan Mardi to the nodal officers of internet service providers in the three districts said "A public emergency has arisen which necessitates immediate action and speed...More..

Protests against Vedanta copper smelter in Tuticorin turn violent
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Protests against Vedanta copper smelter in Tuticorin turn violent

The state government announced a compensation of Rs 10 lakh each to the next of kin of the victims. Palaniswami says a retired judge would inquire into the Thoothukudi police shoot-out . The police force res...More..

Pope Francis to Chilean Gay Man: 'God Made you This Way'
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Pope Francis to Chilean Gay Man: 'God Made you This Way'

So, Cruz tells CNN that the Pope told him: "You know Juan Carlos, that does not matter". According to Cruz, the pope told him that God made him gay and loves him like that, and that he shouldn't worry about...More..

Justify collects Preakness victory on muddy track, earns shot at Triple Crown
by | Monday, May 21, 2018

Justify collects Preakness victory on muddy track, earns shot at Triple Crown

Justify rounded the final turn and hit the top of the stretch winded but with the lead. "They went on him early and he kept pushing on me and pushing on me to see if they could wear me out". Jockey Mike Smith...More..

In the Battle for Online Music, YouTube Enters a Crowded Field
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

In the Battle for Online Music, YouTube Enters a Crowded Field

The home screen, whether you're using the app or the web player, is always changing. Now listen to your favorite music artist, watch Beyonce's Livestream or discover the new music, it's all here, at a single ...More..

Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 6.1 get dual LTE/VoLte support
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 6.1 get dual LTE/VoLte support

HMD's Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas promised that the feature will come shortly with an OTA update and the day has now come. At launch, the phone had support for 4G VoLTE in one SIM slot, while the ot...More..

IPhone X Tesla with a Solar Panel Now Available for $4500
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

IPhone X Tesla with a Solar Panel Now Available for $4500

If you think your iPhone accessories are expensive, consider the price of the new, limited edition I-Phone X " Tesla ". It will feature the use of carbon fiber and also a shock-resistant solar panel. The ch...More..

Musk wows crowd with 'Boring' tunnel vision
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Musk wows crowd with 'Boring' tunnel vision

The Los Angeles City Council's public works committee last month approved Boring's request to exempt the tunnel from a lengthy environmental impact review that would otherwise be required under state law. Speak...More..

PayPal Announces Deal To Buy Sweden's iZettle For $2.2B
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

PayPal Announces Deal To Buy Sweden's iZettle For $2.2B

Paypal's acquisition of iZettle has also come at a time when the latter has already filed for an IPO in the Stockholm stock market for raising almost $227 million. For 2018, iZettle expects to generate gross...More..

Meet NASA's robot helicopter of Mars
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Meet NASA's robot helicopter of Mars

One of the backpack-size "CubeSat " spacecraft recently took a photo 621,371 miles (1 million kilometers) away from home. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, which manages both InSight and...More..

Star formation underway 250 million years after Big Bang
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Star formation underway 250 million years after Big Bang

Nicolas Laporte, a researcher at University College London (UCL) in the United Kingdom said , "This galaxy is seen at a time when the Universe was only 500 million years old and yet it already has a populati...More..

Red Hydrogen phone coming to Verizon and AT&T
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Red Hydrogen phone coming to Verizon and AT&T

If you live in or around Los Angeles, AT&T will be demoing the Hydrogen One at Warner Bros. In its announcement of carrying the phone, AT&T describes it as a holographic display device. AT&T said in its pre...More..

Ruet-e-Hilal Committee meets today to sight Ramazan moon
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Ruet-e-Hilal Committee meets today to sight Ramazan moon

The PMD on May 4 had issued a handout stating that there are fair chances for the moon to be sighted on May 16 evening. And on the grounds of the evidence, the committee chairman Mufti Muneeb Ur Rahman had anno...More..

NHTSA Probes Tesla Car Crash in Utah
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

NHTSA Probes Tesla Car Crash in Utah

According to the data gathered by Tesla and released by South Jordan Police, the driver took her hands off the car's steering wheel more than a dozen times, and, on two occasions, her hands were off the wheel f...More..

The Crew 2 Closed Beta Scheduled By Ubisoft For Later This Month
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

The Crew 2 Closed Beta Scheduled By Ubisoft For Later This Month

The closed beta includes the first level of the game's progression system, but all of the game's four modes - Street Race, Rally Raid, Powerboat and Aerobatics - across a newly designed open world iteration o...More..