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Liberals’ Darling $2.2 Billion Solar Plant Suddenly Needs More of the One Thing You Would Never Expect

Solar power is supposed to replace fossil fuels, right? The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating Station concentrates sunshine, heating water and converting the steam into electricity. But lately, it hasn't been getting enough sunshine — despite being located in the blistering Mojave Desert southwest of Las Vegas — so...

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Iceland Raises Aviation Alert to Highest Level of Red as Subglacial Eruption Could Cause ‘Significant Emission of Ash Into the Atmosphere’

Story by the Associated Press; curated by Oliver Darcy. — REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Iceland's Meteorological Office says a subglacial eruption is underway at the Bardarbunga volcano, which has been rattled by thousands of earthquakes over the past week. Vulcanologist Melissa Pfeffer said seismic data indicates that...

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Fulham's woes continue after Derby thrashing

Fulham's poor start to life in the second-tier Championship reached crisis point when they were thrashed 5-1 by Derby County on Saturday, while Nottingham Forest returned to the top of the table with a 4-0 victory over Reading. Fulham, relegated from the Premier League after 13 years in the top-flight, have lost all four league matches this season as pressure piles on German manager Felix Magath. Jamie Ward opened the scoring for the hosts midway through the first half before Scott Parker...

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Iran says no need for UN to revisit military site | WashingtonExaminer.com

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's defense minister on Saturday said there was no need for U.N. nuclear inspectors to pay another visit to the Parchin military site, where the country is suspected of having tested components used in nuclear weapons. Gen. Hossein Dehghan was quoted by the official IRNA news agency as saying the IAEA had already been to the site southeast of Tehran and carried out tests there. Besides, they have accepted that nothing happened in Parchin, he said. He added that Iran would...

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Doctor Who Season 8 Premiere: Preview of Episode One 'Deep Breath' and Broadcast Details

Doctor Who Season 8 returns on Saturday night on BBC with the Episode 1 titled 'Deep Breath.' Peter Capaldi will debut in the show as the twelfth doctor who will take charge as the Time Lord. According to the show synopsis, the premier episode will feature dinosaur rampant in the Tames river along with an alien conspiracy.  Show runner Steven Moffatt hinted that the season 8 premiere will give a brief idea about Capaldi's guest appearance in season 4 of the BBC's time travel saga. "We're not...

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Volcanic eruption begins under Iceland glacier | WashingtonExaminer.com

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano began erupting Saturday under the country's largest glacier after a week of seismic activity rattled the area with thousands of earthquakes, the country's Meteorological Office said. The eruption prompted Iceland to raise its aviation alert level to red — the highest level on a five-point scale — indicating the threat of significant emission of ash into the atmosphere. Seismic data indicates that magma from the volcano is melting ice...

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Subglacial volcanic eruption begins in Iceland | WashingtonExaminer.com

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Iceland raised its aviation alert to red Saturday as a subglacial eruption began at the restless Bardarbunga volcano, which has been rattled by thousands of earthquakes in the past week, the country's Meteorological Office said. Seismic data indicated that lava from the volcano was melting ice beneath the Vatnajokull glacier, Iceland's largest, Met Office vulcanologist Melissa Pfeffer said. She said it was not clear when, or if, the eruption would melt through the ice —...

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