Former UVM goalkeeper signs with MLS team
Former UVM goalkeeper signs with MLS team
One of rock 'n' roll's Big Bad Belters gets the boot — on Rock Night, of all things.
Mae Stephens is also one of the video-sharing network's "breakthrough artists of the year".
U.S. energy envoy Amos Hochstein said on Thursday he did not think hope should be lost with regards to normalisation of relations between Saudi Arabia and Israel and it remains a goal for his country despite the ongoing war in Gaza. Saudi Arabia put U.S.-backed plans to normalise ties with Israel on ice, sources familiar with Riyadh's thinking told Reuters nearly two months ago, as the war between Palestinian militants Hamas and Israeli forces escalated. Israel unleashed its military campaign in response to a surprise Oct. 7 incursion by Hamas fighters who rampaged through its towns, killing 1,200 people and seizing 240 hostages, according to Israel's tally.
The United States is expected to add a record 33 gigawatts (GW) of production capacity this year, up 55% compared with new capacity in 2022, but growth is expected to slow in 2024 amid economic challenges, a report published on Thursday showed. The report by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Wood Mackenzie showed the U.S. solar industry added 6.5GW of new electric generating capacity in the third quarter, helped by record installation of residential solar. "The U.S. solar industry is on a strong growth trajectory, with expectations of 55% growth this year and 10% growth in 2024," said Michelle Davis, head of solar research at Wood Mackenzie.
EU lawmakers and governments were still wrangling on Thursday morning over several key issues on landmark rules governing artificial intelligence, two sources familiar with the matter said, as marathon overnight talks entered their second day. That made a consensus hard to achieve.
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EU lawmakers and governments were still wrangling on Thursday morning over several key issues on landmark rules governing artificial intelligence, two sources familiar with the matter said, as marathon overnight talks entered their second day.
Jake Carter, 27, is caught after riding his bike to a probation meeting.
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Indonesia has drafted ethics guidance for developers using artificial intelligence (AI) to prevent potential misuse of the new technology, a ministerial draft showed. "AI-based programming activities need to be predicated on the ethics governing its use and development," according to the draft produced by Indonesia's communications ministry. The draft said the guidance was needed to mitigate all "impacts and losses" that may occur from the use of AI, and recommends developers prepare a risk management strategy should "AI use disasters occur," and prepare reporting and recovery mechanisms from such incidents.
Spurs welcome back key defender as Ange Postecoglou mulls over midfield change for London derby
An Escondido city council member challenged Escondido City Youth Council students of their citizenship when they did not recite the Pledge of Allegiance during the previous Escondido city council meeting.
Pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow, who left Hong Kong for Canada and won't return to meet her bail conditions, said Thursday she felt still under the watch of the Chinese territory's police even after moving to Toronto. Chow is one of Hong Kong’s most prominent young activists and was arrested in 2020 under a Beijing-imposed national security law that was enacted following 2019 anti-government protests. While she was not charged and was released on bail, police confiscated her passport before returning her this year under certain conditions, including a visit to mainland China with authorities.
British energy infrastructure firm Smart Metering Systems (SMS) said on Thursday a company owned by funds advised by KKR and its affiliates will take it private in an all-cash deal of about 1.3 billion pounds ($1.63 billion). "KKR believes that SMS, under private ownership, will be able to accelerate its growth and continued transition from a metering provider and grid-scale battery storage operator to a fully integrated, end-to-end energy infrastructure company," the U.S.-based investment firm said in a joint statement.
UK house prices rose for the second month in a row in November, driven by a shortage of properties available on the market and some mortgage relief.
Sanofi said on Thursday it has 12 drug candidates with annual sales potential of more than $1 billion in development, as it faces investor pressure after abandoning 2025 margin targets to boost research and development (R&D) spending. The 12 blockbuster drugs include nine medicines and vaccines with 2 billion to 5 billion euros ($2.15-$5.38 billion) in peak sales potential, Sanofi said in a statement. It also highlighted three "pipeline-in-a-product" assets with a potential of more than 5 billion euros in peak sales thanks to their potential to treat several conditions.
Thailand's Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin on Thursday said he showed Tesla executives around industrial estates in the country last week for potential investment. "I went out of my way to entertain them so they would fall in love with Thailand .... they are looking for 2,000 rai (320 hectares) of land," Srettha said, adding he was confident that the electric vehicle (EV) maker would invest in Thailand. Srettha, a political newcomer, became prime minister in August and held a meeting with Tesla chief Elon Musk a month later.
The Russian rouble hit a more than one-month low in early trade on Thursday before recovering to strengthen on the day, buffeted by relatively low oil prices and the reduced supply of foreign currency from exporters. President Vladimir Putin and the heads of Russia's central bank, finance ministry and economy ministry are due to speak at a forum hosted by VTB Bank later on Thursday. "Rouble devaluation is continuing," said Alexei Antonov of Alor Broker, expecting the rouble to head towards 97.5 to the dollar in the coming sessions.
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On the latest Planet Normal podcast, which you can listen to using the audio player above, columnists Liam Halligan and Allison Pearson are joined by Professor of Engineering at Cambridge University, Michael Kelly to discuss the realities of the UK achieving net zero by 2050.