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Trump’s victory creates uncertainty for wind and solar power

| | Jan 23 2017 - 12:44am | Comments

HONOLULU — President Donald Trump has disputed climate change, pledged a revival of coal and disparaged wind power, and his nominee to head the Energy Department was once highly skeptical of the agency’s value. What this means for states’ efforts to promote renewable energy is an open question.

  1. | Posted: Jan 3 2017 - 12:05am

    JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was grilled by police investigators for over three hours at his official residence Monday night, opening what could be a politically damaging criminal investigation into suspicions that he improperly accepted gifts from wealthy supporters.

  2. | Posted: Jan 2 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — The stakes confronting Republicans determined to dismantle President Barack Obama’s health care law were evident in one recent encounter between an Ohio congressman and a constituent.

  3. | Posted: Jan 2 2017 - 12:05am

    ISTANBUL — Turkish police struggled Sunday to track down a gunman who attacked New Year’s Eve revelers at a popular Istanbul nightclub, killing at least 39 people, most of them foreigners. Close to 70 more were wounded.

  4. | Posted: Jan 2 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Barack Obama is under pressure during his final weeks as president to do something — anything — to secure the future of hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the U.S. as children who could face deportation under the Trump administration. His options appear few.

  5. Posted: Jan 2 2017 - 12:05am

    Gunman in New Year slayings at Istanbul club still at large

  6. | Posted: Jan 1 2017 - 12:05am

    As 2016 draws to a close, revelers around the world are bidding a weary adieu to a year filled with political surprises, prolonged conflicts and deaths of legendary celebrities.

  7. | Posted: Dec 30 2016 - 10:35am

    WASHINGTON — As America’s first family enjoys its eighth and final vacation in Hawaii, new estimates put the price tag of the Obamas’ annual trip at $3.5 million or more.

  8. | Posted: Dec 30 2016 - 10:30am

    MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin castigated the United States on Friday for imposing sanctions and expelling Russian diplomats amid allegations of Russian meddling in the American presidential election, but said no U.S. diplomats will be ousted in reprisal for President Barack Obama’s moves in the wake of hacking attacks.

  9. | Posted: Dec 30 2016 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — The turbulent U.S. election, featuring Donald Trump’s unexpected victory over Hillary Clinton in the presidential race, was the overwhelming pick for the top news story of 2016, according to The Associated Press’ annual poll of U.S. editors and news directors.

  10. | Posted: Dec 29 2016 - 9:44am

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation for Russia’s interference in the U.S. presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts.

  11. | Posted: Dec 29 2016 - 9:38am

    TOKYO — Japan’s Defense Minister Tomomi Inada, just back from Pearl Harbor, on Thursday visited a Tokyo shrine that honors Japan’s war dead, including convicted war criminals.

  12. | Posted: Dec 29 2016 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry tore into Israel on Wednesday for settlement-building, accusing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of dragging Israel away from democracy and forcefully rejecting the notion that America had abandoned Israel with a controversial U.N. vote. Netanyahu accused the Obama administration of a biased bid to blame Israel for failure to reach a peace deal.

  13. | Posted: Dec 29 2016 - 12:05am

    BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors said Wednesday that they have detained a Tunisian man they think may have been involved in last week’s truck attack on a Christmas market in Berlin.

  14. Posted: Dec 29 2016 - 12:05am

    In parting shot, Kerry tears into Israel over settlements

  15. | Posted: Dec 29 2016 - 12:05am

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities investigating the death of an Arkansas man whose body was found in a hot tub want to expand the probe to include a new kind of evidence: any comments overheard by the suspect’s Amazon Echo smart speaker.