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Experts blame green energy for Europe’s full-scale energy crisis

Green energy policies in Europe designed to rapidly shift the continent away from fossil fuel dependence have contributed to soaring power prices in the region. The European benchmark index measuring future electricity prices increased to a record $993 per megawatt hour (MWh) on Monday, days after prices in France and Germany surged 25%, according to […]


Wildfires rage as record heatwave moves across Europe

Fires continue to run wild in countries across Europe, where a heatwave has intensified drought conditions. Though temperatures have cooled in France and the UK, firefighters are still tackling blazes in Greece, Spain and Italy. The fires in France’s badly-hit south-west have started to be brought under control. And as the heatwave moves north-east, low […]

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Is Europe’s new COVID surge coming to America next?

  While many Americans have decided the pandemic is “over” as it pertains to their own lives — a full 37 percent, according to the latest Yahoo News/YouGov poll — those who’ve been paying close attention to the latest COVID-19 developments overseas are now asking themselves two troublesome questions. What the heck is happening in […]

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Catholic Theologians Accuse Pope Of Heresy

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Several dozen tradition-minded Roman Catholic theologians, priests and academics have formally accused Pope Francis of spreading heresy with his 2016 opening to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics. In a 25-page letter delivered to Francis last month and provided Saturday to The Associated Press, the 62 signatories issued a “filial correction” to […]

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Another Trump Associate Named As Person Of Interest In Russia Investigation

Nigel Farage is a “person of interest” in the US counter-intelligence investigation that is looking into possible collusion between the Kremlin and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, the Guardian has been told. Sources with knowledge of the investigation said the former Ukip leader had raised the interest of FBI investigators because of his relationships with individuals […]

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Flynn Will Now Turn Over Some Documents In The Russia Investigation

Former national security adviser will turn over business and personal documents for the Senate intelligence committee’s investigation into election meddling After initially refusing, former national security adviser Michael Flynn will provide documents to the Senate intelligence committee as part of its investigation into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election and its links to Donald Trump’s […]