Showing posts with label United States. Show all posts
Showing posts with label United States. Show all posts

Monday, February 26, 2018

Hundreds of red lanterns raised in Chicago China town celebrating Chinese New Year

celebrating Chinese New Year
On top of all Chinese New Year celebrations lasting for weeks in Chicago, hundreds of red lanterns raised in Chinatown in south suburbs of Chicago are especially eye-catching.

Monday, February 19, 2018

China offers to send experts to repair vandalized terracotta warrior statue in US

vandalized terracotta warrior statue
The Chinese custodians of a 2,200-year-old statue of the world-renowned terracotta warriors on loan to a US museum are calling for the man accused of stealing the statue’s thumb to be punished by the full extent of the law.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Deux astronautes japonais et américain ont débuté une sortie orbitale

Deux astronautes japonais et américain ont débuté une sortie orbitale
Deux astronautes, japonais et américains, ont entamé vendredi une sortie hors de la Station spatiale internationale (ISS) afin de de réparer le bras télémanipulateur de l'avant-poste orbital et de conserver certaines pièces.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Trump's Budget Plan Sentences US Endangered Species to Death

US Endangered Species
Cuts in US spending for protecting endangered species and preserving critical habitats in President Donald Trump’s proposed fiscal 2019 budget could mean extinction for hundreds of threatened species, the Center for Biological Diversity said in a press release on Tuesday.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Total, Chevron declare major oil find in the Gulf of Mexico


Ballymore prospect
French energy company Total said Wednesday it made what it considers the largest discovery it's ever made in the U.S. waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

Monday, January 29, 2018

US receives Russian LNG shipment, 2nd tanker reported on its way

Russia’s Yamal LNG
A French vessel carrying Russian liquefied natural gas docked in Boston on Sunday. Another tanker is reportedly on its way, despite Washington’s sanctions against Moscow and amid grand plans of conquering Europe’s gas market.

Monday, January 08, 2018

Keystone XL may be headed for another hurdle

Keystone XL PIPELINE
Claims by Nebraska landowners for compensation from pipeline company TransCanada on Keystone XL-related costs rests with the state's highest court, advocates say.

Thursday, January 04, 2018

11 dead in link with severe cold as US braces for winter "bomb cyclone"

bomb cyclone united states
At least 11 people in the United States have died in link with severe cold since Tuesday morning, officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Parts of Alaska wilderness open to oil and gas drilling with tax overhaul

opens parts of the wildlife refuge in Alaska to oil and gas drilling
At long last, a senator said the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is open to responsible energy development, though advocates said the move is "unconscionable."

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

6 killed, 22 injured in US train derailment

US train derailment
At least six people were killed and 22 others taken to three hospitals after an Amtrak train derailed near Tacoma in the U.S. Washington state Monday, local media reported.

Monday, December 18, 2017

US government admits funding secret UFO programme

US government admits funding secret UFO programme
The US Department of Defense has admitted that it used to fund a covert programme to investigate sightings of unidentified flying objects (UFOs), according to multiple media reports.

Sunday, December 17, 2017

New space station crew members are en route after Sunday blastoff

International Space Station
Members of Expedition 54 are on their way to the International Space Station after the Russian Soyuz rocket and spacecraft successfully launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Sunday morning.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Trump signs directive sending US astronauts back to moon and eventually Mars

Trump signs directive
US President Donald Trump on Monday signed his administration's first space policy directive, formally directing the US space agency NASA to send astronauts back to the moon and eventually Mars.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Keystone spill from damage during installation

 Mechanical damage from construction of a section of the Keystone pipeline in 2008 in South Dakota likely resulted in the latest release, a federal report found.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Nebraska Approves TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline Construction

Keystone XL Pipeline
The panel in the US state of Nebraska has removed the last legislative obstacle to the construction of the controversial pipeline project in the territory of the state.

Friday, November 03, 2017

Nations to work on curbing climate change despite Trump

climate change SEA LEVEL
Governments, scientists, industry groups and environmental campaigners are meeting in Germany next week to discuss implementing a global agreement to curb climate change, despite uncertainty over how the United States will figure into the effort.

Friday, October 27, 2017

US sailors rescued after five months adrift in Pacific

US sailors rescued after five months adrift in Pacific
Two American sailors and their dogs have been rescued by the US Navy after drifting off course and spending months stranded in the Pacific Ocean.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

US state of New York bans electronic cigarettes in workplaces

electronic cigarette
Electronic cigarettes and vaping are being banned in bars, restaurants and most workplaces in the US state of New York under a new law that takes effective in 30 days.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Wildfires sweep through N. California forcing over 20,000 people to evacuate

10 dead as wildfires rage through N. California
More than 20 wildfires erupted from Sunday night to Monday in California, killing 10, seriously injuring at least two, destroying at least 1,500 structures and forcing over 20,000 people to evacuate by Monday afternoon.

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