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Snow descends on Mount Hermon; main roads in Tel Aviv closed amid heavy rainfall

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Tel Aviv-Jaffa aims to be world’s first city with network of recharging roads

The Tel Aviv-Jaffa Municipality announced Monday that it is on track to become the first city in the world to roll out smart roads that can charge electric vehicles as they drive along in a pilot project trialing an electric public transport system. Tel Aviv’s pilot, due to start in a couple of months, will […]

All roads lead to Uman: Bratslav Hasidim will risk their lives to visit rebbe’s grave

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All the roads lead to Uman: The Bratslav Hasidim will risk all to visit their rebbe’s grave

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Bolivians Continue To Block Hundreds Of Roads

Bolivians Continue To Block Hundreds Of Roads Over 140 major highways and roads have been blocked by protesters across Bolivia to demand that the general elections be held on September 6 and for the de facto president, Jeanine Áñez, to resign immediately.  The national strike and nationwide road blockades, called for by the Bolivian […]

Black Lives Matter mobs are blocking roads, attacking vehicles, and holding travelers at gunpoint

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(Natural News) Black Lives Matter brigades continue to tear up the inner cities and threaten law enforcement, growing bolder and more ruthless with each act of violence. Law abiding citizens are beginning to feel helpless in the Northwest U.S. cities as mobs pillage the streets, deface property, burn buildings and block roads. […]

TREASON: All roads lead back to Obama committing a long list of crimes against America

(Natural News) As we learn more each day about the Obama administration’s massive spying operation against the 2016 Trump campaign, it’s getting more difficult to refrain from characterizing what the former president did — or at least oversaw — as treason. Yes, that’s a strong word without a doubt, and it should […]

Hawaii floods, mudslides destroy homes and close roads

     Mudslides and flooding triggered by heavy rain spread damage and shut down roads in Hawaii over the weekend. At least two homes were torn from their foundations in Kauai, reports. Officials say the houses appeared to be empty at the time of the incident. Dozens more homes were reported flooded or otherwise damaged. […]

UK Is Testing Roads That Charge Electric Cars As They Drive

Imagine never having to pull over to fuel your car. This is exactly what Highways England is planning to implement for drivers of electric vehicles. Automobiles would be fitted with wireless technology and then driven on roads with special electromagnetic field generating equipment buried underneath. Trials will run for 18 months before a decision is made […]

‘I found a system of segregated roads’ — Anna Baltzer’s path to activism

P.S. FROM WIKIPEDIA AS OF 2/27/14: ■ Defence mechanisms From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia – [EXCERPTS] . . . In Freudian psychoanalytic theory, defense mechanisms are psychological strategies brought into play [primarily ~ J.L.D.] by the unconscious mind[4] to manipulate, deny, or distort reality in order to defend against feelings of anxiety and unacceptable […]

Roads minister to be impeached over plane crash

MNA – Spokesperson of Parliament Civil and Development Commission Sodeyf Badri revealed the impeachment of the Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akoundi. The impeachment of the roads minister came after a plane belonging to Aseman Airline, heading from Tehran to Yasuj, crashed a couple of days ago in Mt. Dena of Zagros mountain […]

Mad Max Violence Stalks Venezuela’s Lawless Roads

It’s midnight on one of the most dangerous roads in Latin America and Venezuelan trucker Humberto Aguilar hurtles through the darkness with 20 tons of vegetables freshly harvested from the Andes for sale in the capital Caracas. When he set off at sunset from the town of La Grita in western Venezuela on his 900-km […]

Roads turned into rivers, mass blackouts and hundreds of islanders are evacuated as Cyclone Gita slams Samoa (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

     Residents in Samoa hope the worst is over as tropical cyclone Gita moves away from the island nation after wreaking havoc. Power has been cut and more than 200 people have been evacuated from their homes after major flooding, which include main roads in the capital city of Apia. A category 2 cyclone warning […]

Heavy snowfall brings chaos to roads across northern and central Spain

     Heavy snow and freezing temperatures have brought chaos to roads across northern and central Spain once more. Snowdrifts have forced the closure of main thoroughfares in Castilla y León, Cantabria, Asturias and the mountainous regions of Aragon, the Basque Country and even Madrid and parts of the Balearic Islands. Spain’s national weather agency have […]

Israel approves $230m for settler only roads in West Bank

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Fresh spring snowfall closes roads and schools across Tasmania, Australia

     Continued snowfall in Tasmania has forced the closure of a number of schools and roads across the state. The weather bureau said the snow came after a front crossing the state brought very cold south-westerly air behind it. On Friday morning, snow was falling as low as 200 metres, adding to already significant levels […]

Homes, cars and roads damaged by massive hailstorm in Grado, Spain

     Windows were broken and roads damaged during a huge hailstorm in Spain this weekend. On Saturday for five minutes hailstones fell from the sky with such ferocity residents in Grado had to duck for cover for their own safety. The northern Spanish town was also battered by rain during one of the worst weekends […]

Burning tires, blocked roads: Mass election protests turn violent in Kenya (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

The demonstrations broke out following the announcement of the results of the presidential election held on Tuesday. The current president, Uhuru Kenyatta, received over 54 percent of the vote. However, his opponent Raila Odinga claimed that the election results were hacked and falsified.   On Wednesday, violence flared in several cities, with angry protesters setting […]

Torrential rain floods neighborhoods, roads across Boston, Massachusetts; over 3 inches fell

     The combination of summer heat and humidity caused scattered severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and early evening. The storms contained vivid lightning, very heavy rainfall that resulted in localized street and highway flooding in a short period of time. On Dorchester’s Ditson Street, people were forced to wade through high waters and abandon their vehicles […]

Blood on the tracks of the New Silk Roads: Qatar chaos sends ripples of economic anxiety across the region

June 15, 2017 by Pepe Escobar for the Asia Times hina’s cardinal foreign policy imperative is to refrain from interfering abroad while advancing the proverbial good relations with key political actors – even when they may be at each other’s throats. Still, it’s nothing but gut-wrenching for Beijing to watch the current, unpredictable, Saudi-Qatari standoff. […]

Real-life prepper moment: Midwest flooding shutting down roads and highways, making it impossible to restock store shelves

(Natural News) If you’ve been watching the news over the past several days, you know that much of the Midwest has been inundated with rain. In some parts, there have been 10 inches of rain or more, and much of it over only a two to three day period. The result has been nothing short […]

Anti-austerity protesters clash with police, block roads, start fires in Rio (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

Thousands of Brazilians joined numerous protests held across the country. One of the largest demonstrations was staged in front Rio de Janeiro’s state assembly. It ended up in clashes between the protesters and police that tried to disperse the crowd, AP reports. Protesters erected barricades across the roads and are burning office furniture and tyres. Some rally […]

Snow on mountain roads surrounding Reykjavik, Iceland

     Iceland Monitor declared yesterday that spring was just around the corner. Next week in fact, according to Iceland Met Office. Winter will not let go without a fight and it will be snowing on all the mountain roads surrounding Reykjavik this afternoon. Most mountain roads in South West and West Iceland will be affected. […]

Velayati: Malaysia eager for enhanced ties with Iran

Kuala Lumpur, July 22, IRNA – Head of the Center for Strategic Research of the Expediency Council Ali-Akbar Velayati says influential figures in Malaysia are eager to promote bilateral relations and regional cooperation with Iran. Speaking to IRNA on Thursday after returning from a five-day visit to Singapore and Malaysia, Velayati said despite the ups […]

Iran: Air defense capability boosted by new systems

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran announced on Wednesday that the new defense systems integrated into the country’s home-made missile shield have increased its air defense capability. “Integration of the indigenized systems with the new systems has increased (Iran’s) air defense capability,” Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli said, addressing the Air Defense […]

Bush, Blair Should Be Tried as War Criminals for Iraq War: Egypt’s Parliament


Snowfall record hit on May long weekend in Fort St. John, Canada

     The month of May has again lived up to its weather reputation in this region with record one day snowfall and precipitation amounts on Friday pushing monthly totals well past the norms. The local airport weather station posted 19.4 centimetres of snow on Friday, and along with 1.2 millimetres of rain, that lifted the […]

People real winners of Iran’s elections: Senior cleric

Tehran, Feb 26, IRNA – People are the real winners of elections in Iran and their large turn-out in the polling stations shows their vigilance, Tehran’s Interim Friday Prayers Leader Hojjatoleslam Kazem Sediqi said in the second sermon of his speech. Anti-Iranian nature of enemies has not changed and accordingly nation’s position towards them has […]

Jeb Bush begs crowd to "please clap" after giving yawn-inducing speech

     Struggling Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush was forced to politely ask a group of supporters to applaud for him on Wednesday after a rant about his ability to lead the country was met with complete silence. Speaking at an event in Manchester, New Hampshire on Wednesday, Bush lashed out at GOP hopeful Donald Trump, […]

Official Projections for Solar Adoption May be Much Too Conservative

Official Projections for Solar Adoption May be Much Too Conservative January 29th, 2016 Disclosure: I sell solar power systems in New Zealand. — Via: FastCompany: If solar power prices fall in line with other technologies, we could see continued price-drops of 10% a year. […]

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