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How to plan an eco-friendly remodel without overspending

When Cliff and Karen Tyllick set out to install solar panels on their Austin, Texas , home in 2012, their goal was to reduce their carbon footprint. The fact that they also saved thousands of dollars upfront and lowered their bills was a nice bonus.
Army of fake fans boosts China’s messaging on Twitter

Army of fake fans boosts China’s messaging on Twitter

BRUSSELS (AP) — China’s ruling Communist Party has opened a new front in its long, ambitious war to shape global public opinion: Western social media.
Indigenous New Zealand lawmaker censured for haka protest

Indigenous New Zealand lawmaker censured for haka protest

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An Indigenous New Zealand lawmaker was thrown out of Parliament's debating chamber Wednesday for performing a Maori haka in protest at what he said were racist arguments.
Internal emails reveal WHO knew of sex abuse claims in Congo

Internal emails reveal WHO knew of sex abuse claims in Congo

BENI, Congo (AP) — When Shekinah was working as a nurse’s aide in northeastern Congo in January 2019, she said, she was offered a job from a World Health Organization doctor at double her salary — in exchange for sex.
Internal emails reveal WHO knew of sex abuse claims in Congo

Internal emails reveal WHO knew of sex abuse claims in Congo

BENI, Congo (AP) — When Shekinah was working as a nurse’s aide in northeastern Congo in January 2019, she said, a World Health Organization doctor offered her a job investigating Ebola cases at double her previous salary — with a catch.

16 new cases cause worry in Taiwan, Tsai says don't panic

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's president on Wednesday sought to reassure the public that the government is capable of withstanding a further outbreak of COVID -19 after 16 local cases were detected.

Security chiefs report cyberattacks on business up since remote work enabled

TORONTO — A new report estimates nearly two-thirds of businesses globally, including 63 per cent in Canada, have seen an increase in targeted cyberattacks since they switched to widespread remote work. The report from U.S.
Kremlin-imposed cuts at US Embassy leave thousands adrift

Kremlin-imposed cuts at US Embassy leave thousands adrift

MOSCOW (AP) — Under Kremlin orders, the U.S. Embassy has stopped employing Russians, forcing the embassy to cut its consular staff by 75% and limit many of its services. The order went into effect on Wednesday, bringing the sharply deteriorating U.S.

Rozier and Charlotte take on Los Angeles in non-conference play

Los Angeles Clippers (46-23, third in the Western Conference) vs. Charlotte Hornets (33-36, eighth in the Eastern Conference) Charlotte; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: The Charlotte Hornets host the Los Angeles Clippers in non-conference play.

Diamondbacks play Marlins, aim to build on Bumgarner's solid performance

Miami Marlins (15-20, fourth in the NL East) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (17-19, fourth in the NL West) Phoenix; Wednesday, 9:40 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Marlins: Trevor Rogers (4-2, 1.90 ERA, 1.