A handful of EU countries say they have adequate reserves to wean themselves off Russian energy.
But a bloc-wide embargo on Russian supplies is a long way off and must be unanimously backed.
Germany, Poland, and Bulgaria have all signaled moves away from reliance on Russia for energy.
As EU countries scramble to wean themselves off Russian energy, a trickle of member states have signaled that they are finding alternative sources of oil, coal, or gas and won't need to…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 30 April 2022 op 5.34 — Geen reacties
Officials have signed a contract to build a new state prison – part of a $1.3 billion construction plan partly using pandemic relief funds – but have not released many of the details. A spokeswoman for Gov. Kay Ivey confirmed the state signed a contract with Caddell Construction Co., effective April 15, for construction of a specialized men’s prison facility in Elmore County “that will provide enhanced medical and mental health services.” “The new facility will create a safer security…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 29 April 2022 op 11.41 — Geen reacties
Good afternoon and welcome to Wide World of Sports' coverage of round eight action. We've got two matches tonight, with Souths to face Manly live and free on Nine from 7:30pm (AEST).
First up it's defending premiers Penrith travelling north to face Gold Coast at Cbus Super Stadium, as the Panthers look to continue their unbeaten start to the season.
History favours the visitors, who have won seven of their last eight matches against the Titans.
Many eyes will be on Gold…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 29 April 2022 op 9.46 — Geen reacties
For many people, there's only one name that is synonymous with The Flash: Wally West. The original Kid Flash, this ginger-tressed youth would go on to replace his uncle and mentor Barry Allen as the Fastest Man Alive. What resulted from this passing of the torch was one of DC's best ongoing comic books.
Even if Wally is the "real" Flash for many readers, there's still a lot that some don't know about him, especially as Barry Allen has raced back into the limelight. With Wally now back…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 27 April 2022 op 20.26 — Geen reacties
Not only is Michael Keaton reprising his role as Bruce Wayne/Batman in the upcoming DC Extended Universe film The Flash, but he's also bringing at least one of his classic lines with him.
Warner Bros. Pictures debuted new footage from The Flash at CinemaCon. While said footage is not yet available to the general public, DiscussingFilm reports that in it, Keaton's Batman addresses Ezra Miller's Barry Allen/the Flash, saying, "You wanna get nuts? C'mon, let's get nuts!"
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 27 April 2022 op 8.35 — Geen reacties
A million-acre feet of water won't save Lake Powell. But the deal is still a win.The seven Colorado River basin states have a plan to temporarily stabilize Lake Powell.
It contains some pain and not a lot of gain.
Yet no one balked. And that’s a win.
That should signal how dire the circumstances have become.
The U.S. Department of the Interior noted in an April 8 letter to the basin states that the reservoir is dangerously close to hitting 3,490 feet of elevation,…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 25 April 2022 op 6.03 — Geen reacties
"Warmer weather has arrived, along with a widespread return of in-person events — though this is good news for most, it may spell trouble for streamers," the research team at Thinknum stated. "With Netflix’s April 19 announcement of a drop in subscribers, page views will continue to be a metric to watch."
Thinknum's data shouldn't be a total shock.
Shares of the streaming media giant crashed nearly 40% on Wednesday as the company delivered another disappointing quarter,…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 24 April 2022 op 19.01 — Geen reacties
In a video posted to Twitter by New Zealand reporter Henry Cooke, the two large mascots, known as the “Kiwi Brothers,” are seen swaying to a somber violin song in a room full of suited men. The cute mascots, depicted as a golden and green kiwi with large cartoonish eyes, were a part of a marketing event by New Zealand’s Zespri, the world’s largest kiwi distributor.
Ardern, who has not been on an overseas trip in more than two years, began her visit to Japan by attending the…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 24 April 2022 op 7.15 — Geen reacties
North Korean hackers who last month carried out one of the largest cryptocurrency thefts ever are still laundering their haul more than a week after they were identified as the thieves.
The cybercriminals' continued access to the money, more than $600 million stolen from the Axie Infinity video game, underscores the limits of law enforcement's ability to stop the flow of illicit cryptocurrency across the globe. The hackers are still moving their loot, most recently about $4.5 million…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 24 April 2022 op 5.42 — Geen reacties
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 22 April 2022 op 18.09 — Geen reacties
Former President Barack Obama took the stage at Stanford University on Thursday to deliver a keynote addressing disinformation and the dangers it poses to democracy.
Obama, whose campaign successfully used social media to raise awareness of his agenda, touched on everything from social networks and their algorithms to the First Amendment and the war in Ukraine.
"Not all problems we are seeing now are an inevitable byproduct of this new technology," he said. "They’re also the…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 22 April 2022 op 9.53 — Geen reacties
According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, clean sources of energy such as wind and solar power must account for the vast majority of electricity within the next few decades to avoid catastrophic climate change.
The top five per capita solar power producers are Honolulu, Las Vegas, San Diego, Albuquerque and San Jose, Calif., in that order. The rest of the top 19 cities include several more in California (Los Angeles, Sacramento and Riverside); a few from nearby…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 22 April 2022 op 8.31 — Geen reacties
'Thoroughly disgusted' viewers, judge Ken Jeong protest Rudy Giuliani's controversial 'Masked Singer' appearance: 'He should be in prison'
A month before The Masked Singer Season 7 premiered, Deadline and TMZ leaked the disturbing news that Donald Trump's notorious former attorney and adviser Rudy Giuliani had competed on the show, and that Giuliani’s reveal had shocked everyone in the room. Judge Ken Jeong, a man known for his liberal political views, reportedly had the strongest…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 21 April 2022 op 7.05 — Geen reacties
Philadelphia to restore indoor mask mandate as cases rise
Philadelphia became the first major U.S. city to reinstate its indoor mask mandate on Monday after reporting a sharp increase in coronavirus infections, with the city's top health official saying she wanted to forestall a potential new wave driven by an omicron subvariant.
Confirmed COVID-19 cases have risen more than 50% in 10 days, the threshold at which the city’s guidelines call for people to wear masks indoors, said…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 12 April 2022 op 7.26 — Geen reacties
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 10 April 2022 op 18.19 — Geen reacties
In a first, wind power is second-leading U.S. source of electricity in one day
Power generated by wind turbines in the United States hit a milestone last week, becoming the second-highest source of electricity in the country for a 24-hour period, according to the Energy Information Administration.
Wind turbines generated more than 2,000 gigawatt-hours of electricity in the U.S. on Tuesday, March 29, more than was provided by nuclear and coal power plants that day. Wind power,…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 7 April 2022 op 15.11 — Geen reacties
Marvel Studios' Disney+ original series Moon Knight. Since the two shows have nothing to do with each other, anything Moon Knight has to say about Avatar isn’t automatically a conclusive statement. However, the nature of the statement, and the nature of Moon Knight itself still works to add a sense of legitimacy to it.
Since its conception, there has been heavy debate among fans of Avatar: The Last Airbender about whether or not it’s okay to call it an anime. The show has a lot of…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 5 April 2022 op 9.26 — Geen reacties
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NEP vs PNG, Final T20I: Captain, Vice-Captain – Nepal vs Papua New Guinea, Playing 11s For Today’s T20 Match Tribhuvan Univ, Kirtipur at 12:15 PM IST April 4, Monday:Also Read - NEP vs PNG Dream11…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 4 April 2022 op 8.00 — Geen reacties
t’s been a year since BTS lost their very first Grammys race, and their devoted fanbase, ARMY, continues to be perplexed. The bittersweet feeling of seeing the South Korean boy band finally be recognized by the Recording Academy—both with a nomination for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance and an invitation to perform on the storied stage—but promptly skipped over for the actual trophy is still palpable among K-pop die-hards. The reaction is understandable: BTS has been lauded with critical and…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 3 April 2022 op 20.52 — Geen reacties
The group of musical poets collectively known as Boyz II Men once sang that it was hard, so hard, in fact, to say goodbye to yesterday. Anime fans are feeling that sentiment as they prepare to bid farewell to Attack on Titan.
Premiering all the way back in April of 2013, the immensely popular series has provided us with 86 episodes of entertainment. Later today, the final installment, Episode 87: “The Dawn of Humanity,” will debut on Hulu, Funimation, and Crunchyroll. We’re excited…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 3 April 2022 op 18.30 — Geen reacties