DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Iraq's prime minister is appealing to Turkey to pull its troops out of Iraqi territory and help better fight the Islamic State group, as both grapple with ways to thwart the extremist group that he insists is losing ground.
The state's Public Service Commission approved the fund after Cuomo officially requested renewable power mandates for the state the previous week, according to a statement from the Governor's office. The $5 billion from the state will draw more than $29 billion in additional funding from private investors, said Cuomo in the statement. The fund, managed by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, will be used to encourage projects targeting greenhouse gas reductions and providing cost-efficient renewable energy and is projected to generate $39 billion in consumer savings over the next decade.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Never-before-seen films of Marines ramming artillery shells into large guns on the beaches of Iwo Jima in 1945 and standing amid sandbags during the 1968 siege of Khe Sanh in Vietnam are part of a vast collection of silent, color footage being repaired, preserved and eventually placed online for all to see.
NEW DELHI (AP) — Amid the pomp of a military parade, the leaders of France and India are planning ambitious discussions next week in New Delhi that could end with a multibillion-dollar deal for combat airplanes and closer cooperation on counterterrorism and clean energy.