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North Carolina Leads South, 2nd in Nation in New Solar Installations

Solar Novus Blog<p>The Clock is Ticking on The Other ITC<p>Studying the Impact of the Solar Eclipse on Solar Power<p>The US May Meet Paris Accord Despite …

Unique proteins found in heat-loving organisms bind well to plant matter

Unique proteins newly discovered in heat-loving bacteria are more than capable of attaching themselves to plant cellulose, possibly paving the way …

North Carolina Looking Into 'Black Tax' At Charlotte's Ritz-Carlton

North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper has directed his Department of Consumer Affairs to look into reports that some African-American customers at the Ritz-Carlton in Charlotte were recently subjected to unwarranted fees.<p>We reported last week that the Ritz-Carlton had imposed a 15 percent …

NC faces the perils of punting a primary early in calendar

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republicans are tired of being in the back of the line when choosing presidential nominees. But their decision to …

Government

No. 11 Notre Dame beats No. 19 North Carolina in ACC final, 90-82

Jerian Grant scored 24 points and No. 11<p>Notre Dametook over with a 26-3 second-half run to rally past No. 19North Carolina, 90-82, Saturday night in theAtlantic Coast Conferencetitle game at Greensboro, N.C.<p>Pat Connaughton added 20 points for the third-seeded Irish (29-5), who went from trailing by …

College Sports

ISIS Video Appears to Show Child Soldier Executing Two Men

ISIS released a video on Tuesday that appears to show a child soldier shooting and killing two prisoners whom the militants accuse of spying for Russia.<p>The video opens with what ISIS presents as confessions — each of the two men telling an off-camera interviewer that he is a spy for the Russian …

Civilians killed in Ukraine shelling

Ukrainian officials say at least 11 civilians have been killed and a further 13 wounded in rebel shelling of a military checkpoint in the country's east.<p>The Donetsk regional administration, answering to the central government in Kiev, said in a statement that the rebels shelled the checkpoint on …

Russia

France is ‘at war’ with Islamists, says prime minister

Troops and heavily armed police are highly visible on the streets of Paris and elsewhere in France after last week’s attacks.<p>On Tuesday, the three police officers killed by Islamist militants last week were honored in a ceremony led by President François Hollande. Bowing deep at each coffin, he …

France votes to continue military campaign against 'Islamic State' | DW | 13.01.2015

By a rather clear-cut margin of 488 ballots to 1, with 13 abstentions, France's lower house of parliament on Tuesday voted to extend French …