3 American soldiers, 1 US contractor killed in Afghanistan

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:52:10 +0000

3 American soldiers, 1 US contractor killed in Afghanistan

Three American service members and a U.S. contractor were killed when their convoy hit a roadside bomb on Monday near the main U.S. base

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Julian Assange: Transparency icon or enemy of the state?

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 12:57:03 +0000

Julian Assange: Transparency icon or enemy of the state?

After a decade in the limelight, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange remains an evasive and polarizing figure.

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POWER Notebook: First Order for Novel Gas Turbine; Three Mile Island Accident Turns 40; PG&E Pushes Back on Judge’s Proposal

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 01:26:11 +0000

Siemens, Three Mile Island, and Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) made notable headlines over recent days. Here is this week’s POWER notebook.  Siemens Bags First Order for 41-MW Aeroderivative Gas Unit Siemens on March 25 said it received its first order for its newest aeroderivative gas turbine offering—the SGT-A45. The buyer, Bayat Power, a subsidiary […]

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Afghan officials: Death toll rises to 45 in Taliban attack

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 07:27:27 +0000

Afghan officials: Death toll rises to 45 in Taliban attack

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan was reeling on Tuesday from a brazen Taliban assault on a military base in the country’s east the previous day that killed at least 45 people and wounded as many as 70, most of them military personnel, according to provincial officials.

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‘Worse every day’: Afghans expect 2019 to be even deadlier

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Sun, 30 Dec 2018 04:07:05 +0000

'Worse every day': Afghans expect 2019 to be even deadlier

After a year of record bloodshed, Afghans are bracing for a deadlier 2019 with a US drawdown and a presidential vote likely to fuel violence.

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