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Norway to sell off fossil fuel stocks worth more than $8...

Environment 12 June 2019 Good news for renewable energy firmsChris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images By Adam VaughanNorwegian MPs have backed a decision to divest the country’s $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund from oil and gas exploration firms and invest more in renewable energy companies that are not listed on stock markets. The coalition government had…

Bruce Springsteen says he’s written ‘almost an album’s worth of material...

Bruce Springsteen is no longer sick of sitting ’round here trying to write this [album]. On Sunday night at a Netflix FYSEE event on behalf of his special Springsteen on Broadway, the Boss revealed that inspiration has finally struck with regards to new music for the E Street Band. “It’s been about 7 years without writing…

DHS Secretary: Separating Migrant Families ‘Not Worth It’

Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan addresses a news conference in Washington, D.C., October 29, 2018. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan said Tuesday that border authorities are not considering resuming the separation of migrant families, a practice that was ended by the Trump administration last year after it drew outrage from…

Trump’s Iran Sanctions Are a Risk Worth Taking

Iran’s Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran, June 12, 2009. (Caren Firouz/Reuters) The costs — namely, higher gas prices and potential trouble with China — are real, but they don’t outweigh the gains. After months of debate inside his administration, President Trump has finally decided to further tighten sanctions on Iran. Iran hawks have for months…

New York’s $25 billion Hudson Yards development claimed funding from a...

New York City's $25 billion Hudson Yards project is the largest real-estate development in US history. The project has incited criticism over the years for relying on a pool of funds from immigrant visas. By securing at least $1.2 billion in funding from an immigrant investor program called EB-5, Hudson Yards likely claimed funding from…

It now costs more to make bitcoin than the cryptocurrency is...

Jaap Arriens/SIPA USA/PA Images IT COSTS more money to make bitcoin than the cryptocurrency is worth. Producing a single bitcoin now costs $4060 on average, but it is valued at less than $3500, according to an analysis by JPMorgan Chase. Bitcoin relies on volunteers to process transactions. Their computers race to solve a mathematical puzzle…

People are seeking sperm donors online, but are the risks worth...

Meeting your sperm donor offers a more personal experience, but the medical and legal complications might outweigh the benefits Using a private donor offers more control – but can mean more pitfallsplainpicture/wavebreak By Clare WilsonPRIVATE sperm donation, taking place outside a licensed fertility clinic, is on the rise. The chief appeal of the DIY approach…

Outlander finale recap: A story worth telling

Here we are folks, the conclusion of Outlander season 4 — and I hope you brought your tissues. Because wow does this finale hit you right in the feels. We open on a snippet of time in the 1960s. Two young white children play in Indian headdresses, while a native man (the ghost Claire saw…

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