The Next Nuclear Plants Will Be Small, Svelte, and Safer

The Next Nuclear Plants Will Be Small, Svelte, and Safer

For the last 20 years, the future of nuclear power has stood in a high bay laboratory tucked away on the Oregon State University campus in the western part of the state. Operated by NuScale Power, an Oregon-based energy startup, this prototype reactor represents a new chapter in the conflict-ridden, politically bedeviled saga of nuclear […]

Michelle Obama Springs To Greta Thunberg’s Defense After Trump Bullies Her On Twitter

Michelle Obama Springs To Greta Thunberg’s Defense After Trump Bullies Her On Twitter

The former first lady came to the defense of Thunberg early Friday after President Donald Trump attacked the 16-year-old environmental activist from Sweden on Twitter. So ridiculous. Greta must work on her Anger Management problem, then go to a good old fashioned movie with a friend! Chill Greta, Chill! https://t.co/M8ZtS8okzE — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) […]

Algeria election: Ex-PM to replace Bouteflika after boycotted poll

Algeria election: Ex-PM to replace Bouteflika after boycotted poll

Former Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune has been elected president in a vote marred by protests. The 74-year-old succeeds Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who was forced to resign in April after two decades in power. Mr Tebboune took 58% of the votes in Thursday’s election, according to the head of the electoral commission. Mr Tebboune and the […]

“It Alarms Us,” Says Russia On Concerns Over US Ballistic Missile Test

“It Alarms Us,” Says Russia On Concerns Over US Ballistic Missile Test

The United States carried out the ballistic missile test today Moscow: Russia said on Friday it was alarmed after the United States tested a ground-launched ballistic missile that would have been banned under the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, the RIA news agency reported. The United States carried out the test on Thursday. Washington formally […]

Adam Schiff Rips Donald Trump’s Republicans Defenders: Their Most Shameful Hour

Adam Schiff Rips Donald Trump’s Republicans Defenders: Their Most Shameful Hour

House Intelligence Committee chair Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) on Thursday night delivered a blistering critique of Republican lawmakers who continue to attempt to stymie the congressional impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump over the Ukraine scandal. “For some of our members, who are defending the Constitution, it is their finest hour,” Schiff told “The Late Show” host […]

What Does Boris Johnson’s Victory Mean For Brexit?

What Does Boris Johnson’s Victory Mean For Brexit?

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is celebrating a thumping Conservative victory over Labour after a general election campaign in which his mantra was “get Brexit done.” But deep down we all knew Brexit was a little bit more complicated than the reheating of an “oven ready” deal.  MPs vote on Brexit  Stage one is members […]

Knife-wielding man shot after threatening Paris police, shouting he wanted to kill them — RT World News

Knife-wielding man shot after threatening Paris police, shouting he wanted to kill them — RT World News

Police have “neutralized” a man who reportedly threatened officers in the outskirts of Paris, according to the city’s police prefecture. The incident occurred in the capital’s La Défense financial district. A brief statement released by the Paris Police Prefecture said that an operation at the scene is ongoing. Armed with a knife, the suspect rushed […]

Five Places to Visit in Vancouver

Five Places to Visit in Vancouver

Vancouver, with its snowcapped mountains and sleek, squeaky-clean downtown can seem to a new visitor to be lacking in urban grit. Which is exactly why for Sara Harowitz, a Vancouver native, the once blue-collar district of Hastings-Sunrise has so much appeal. Today, the area is a mix of on-trend eateries and boutiques as well as […]

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