#brusselslockdown police - Recherche sur Twitter. Alberta's climate change strategy targets carbon, coal, emissions - Edmonton. Alberta's climate change strategy includes a tax on carbon, a cap on oilsands emissions, a phasing out of coal-fired electricity and an emphasis on wind power.
"Our goal is to become one of the world's most progressive and forward-looking energy producers," said Premier Rachel Notley. "We are turning the page on the mistaken policies of the past, policies that have failed to provide the leadership our province needed. " But the strategy will not be cheap and will be paid for not only by industry, but by ordinary Albertans. The province estimates the carbon tax will amount to roughly $470 in increased heating, electricity and transportation costs for an average household in 2018, assuming that household consumes the same amount of fossil fuels as it did in 2015.
There will be, however, consumer rebates to offset some of those increases. Russia Plans to Rebuild Syria From Ashes – German Press. World Get short URL Russia has a long-term plan to rebuild Syria after the terrorists there are defeated, which requires the involvement of other regional powers to ensure that the threat of terrorism is extinguished, Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten [DWN] reported on Saturday.
"Russian President Vladimir Putin is pursuing a long-term strategy in the Middle East, according to which Syria's traditional allies play an important role," wrote DWN. "With new alliances with Iraq and Iran, Russia wants to break the dominance of Saudi Arabia, which through OPEC and its missionary Wahhabism plays a destructive role both economically and socially, in the Russian view. " #10 The last Jew in Vinnitsa - 1941 - Top 10 Rated Worlds Famous Photos. #25. Iceland is the world's oldest democracy. The parliament, Althing was formed by the Vikings in 930 A.D. - 28 Awkward History Facts They Dont Teach In High School, #17 Is Outrageous.
#17. Du?an Popov was a Serbian triple secret agent who warned of the impending attack on Pearl Harbor. FBI Chief J. Edgar Hoover dismissed Popov's claim as he did not trust him. - 28 Awkward History Facts They Dont Teach In High School, #17 Is Outrageous. #9. 500 years before Christopher Columbus set foot on the Americas, Icelandic explorer, Leif Eriksson had reached modern day Newfoundland in Canada. - 28 Awkward History Facts They Dont Teach In High School, #17 Is Outrageous.
#6. Alan Turing is recognized as the father of artificial intelligence. Turing broke the German machine codes of Enigma: vital in ending and winning WWII. He committed suicide after the British government forced him to take hormone treatment for his homos. #1. The Imperial Throne of Japan is the oldest ongoing hereditary royal family in the world. The House was founded in 660 B.C.. - 28 Awkward History Facts They Dont Teach In High School, #17 Is Outrageous.
#24. A British soldier in 1918 is happy his helmet took most of the damage. - 28 Rare Historical Photos That Will Make You Look Twice. #21. Born in Turkey, Sabiha GÃ¶kÃ§en was one of the world's first female fighter pilots. She began combat flying in 1937. - 28 Rare Historical Photos That Will Make You Look Twice. #20. Child labors working in a factory in 1909 in Macon, Georgia. - 28 Rare Historical Photos That Will Make You Look Twice. Cold War timeline. Ld War glossary. Spies of the Cold War picture gallery. Remembering the U-2 spying incident of 1960. Daily life in the Soviet Union. Germany could send troops into streets for first time since war. “If we had a situation like Paris, perhaps with attacks in three of four places, we’d have to think about whether our police capabilities are enough,” Mr Schäuble told the Rheinische Post newspaper.
These Pictures Show How Classy The Past Really Was. We tend to romanticize the past, which is why we call them the “good old days.”
And despite all the advances we’ve seen the past few decades, these pictures do make a strong argument for the fact that maybe a sense of classy style and sophistication has been lost among the smartphones and Instagram filters. Via: Richard Aveldon. Capital Cities from the Past. Grand Duke Views Magna Carta. Irony as people wait in a breadline in Ohio, during The Great Depression, 1937. Photograph by Margaret Bourke-White.
Factually Royal — Fire severely damages Windsor Castle. Today, The Prince of Wales hosted a tea at Clarence House for some of the last remaining Chindits. #ThrowbackThursday Amy Johnson with Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt. Inspiring women! #GBtoOz. David Cameron and Barack Obama use G20 summit to urge Vladimir Putin to back them over Isil. Speaking ahead of the meeting, Mr Cameron said: “We have our differences with the Russians, not least because they've done so much to degrade the non-Isil opposition to Assad, people who could be part of the future of Syria.
“But the conversation I want to have with Vladimir Putin is to say look, there is one thing we agree about which is we'd be safer in Russia, we'd be safer in Britain if we destroy ISIL. That's what we should be focusing on.” During his meeting President Obama “welcomed efforts by all nations to confront the terrorist group Isil and noted the importance of Russia's military efforts in Syria focusing on the group.”
It represented a significant improvement in relations after over a year of hostility over Russian aggression in Ukraine and more recently the decision by Mr Putin to mount airstrikes on moderate targets in Syria. Western allies have been frustrated by President Putin's support for Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad and his decision to bomb his opponents. All deserve attention. Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin sit hunched over a coffee table at G20. Pair were huddled on the sidelines of the G20 meeting away from reporters They could be seen on a television feed but the talks could not be heard Obama said 'skies have been darkened' by the attacks in Paris on FridayHe pledged solidarity with France and its effort to hunt down perpetrators But he offered no details about what the U.S. or its coalition partners might do to step up assault against ISISObama had been criticized for claiming ISIS was 'contained' just a day before the series of coordinated attacks left 129 dead in ParisMore on Obama's reaction to the Paris attacks: www.dailymail.co.uk/obama By Khaleda Rahman and Wills Robinson For Dailymail.com Published: 12:59 GMT, 15 November 2015 | Updated: 19:46 GMT, 15 November 2015 President Barack Obama sat down with Russian President Vladimir Putin for crucial talks on the sidelines of the G20 summit as both countries pledged to eliminate ISIS and end the Syrian war that has fueled its rise.
World Wars Commemoration. Forever grateful...until all the guns fall silent. Thankful for the hope of 'tomorrow'. #ArmisticeDay #VeteransDay. #OnThisDay 1920: The permanent Cenotaph unveiled in Whitehall + the Unknown Warrior buried in Westminster Abbey. 97 years ago on the 'eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month' an armistice was signed ending #WW1. Mushroom cloud as a result of nuclear testing as seen from downtown Las Vegas, 1957. A year ago today the final of 888,246 ceramic poppies was planted at the Tower of London. New York's Nazi town Yaphank named after Hitler where you have to be Aryan. Yaphank is just 60 miles from New York City but has a historic Nazi pastIt was the unlikely outpost of the Third Reich with street names named after Adolf Hitler and Goebels By Tom Leonard In Yaphank, New York Published: 01:57 GMT, 10 November 2015 | Updated: 16:42 GMT, 10 November 2015 There is no sign left of Adolf Hitler Street, nor Goebbels Street or Goering Street.
The swastika-shaped garden hedge and swastika stonework above a residential front door have also gone. Nothing remains to indicate to the casual visitor that this unremarkable-looking rural corner of New York’s Long Island has an extraordinary history. Secret life of Hitler: Nazi facade that hid troubled private life & talk of homosexuality. Gathering at the foot of the long driveway chanting, “We want to see our Führer!”
They hoped to catch a glimpse of Adolf Hitler at the home he had rebuilt in the tranquil air of the mountains. Sometimes Hitler would select children from the massed ranks to take into his Berghof home, ready to be pictured as a loving uncle figure at home amid the simple wholesome life of rural southern Germany. Violette Szabo: Bravery of the heroine spy. Violet Szabo's daughter Tania shows her mother's George Cross This week the medals awarded to Violette Szabó will go on public display at the Imperial War Museum in London to honour the courage of the woman who fought with the French Resistance and, after being captured, was brutally tortured by the Nazis.
In July, in my role as a champion of bravery and a gallantry medal collector, I purchased Szabó’s medal group at auction, paying a world-record price for a GC. Today she remains one of only four women in history to receive a direct award of the medal that was created by George VI in 1940 to recognise outstanding bravery not in the face of the enemy. By becoming the custodian of these treasured awards for Szabó’s courage as an undercover Special Operations Executive (SOE) agent, I guaranteed that the medals would remain in Britain and that they would go on permanent public display for the first time. He was 30 and she was 19. Szabo's first assignment took place two months before D-Day. Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance 2015. Remembrance Sunday: Poppies projected on Big Ben, losing petals with names of battles, British & Commonwealth 1915.. Kaiser Wilhelm II abdicated the throne #OnThisDay in 1918, two days before the armistice. Kaiser Wilhelm II: His life and facts.
This week marks the anniversary of the armistice and the official abdication of the kaiser who ruled Germany and Prussia for 30 years.
Here, we look at Wilhelm II’s life… Born: 27 January 1859 in the Crown Prince’s Palace, Berlin, Prussia Died: 4 June 1941 in Doorn, Netherlands Remembered for: Being the last German kaiser and king of Prussia, and one of the most prominent figures of the First World War. Ruled: 1888–1918 Family: Wilhelm’s father was Frederick III, who was briefly the kaiser of Germany and king of Prussia (Wilhelm’s grandfather, Wilhelm I, ruled between January 1871–March 1888). In 1881 Wilhelm married his second cousin, Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, with whom he had seven children. His life: Wilhelm was born in 1859. ‘Treatments’ to which Wilhelm was subjected during his childhood included electrotherapy and having a dead hare wrapped around his arm. On 15 June 1888 Wilhelm’s father died of cancer of the larynx, having ruled for just 99 days.
China, Taiwan's leaders hold first talks since split. Then, the Communist Party took control of the majority of China and Chiang Kai-shek's Nationalists fled to Taiwan. The mainland became the People's Republic of China; Taiwan took the name Republic of China and embraced democracy. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou met in a third-party country -- Singapore. They eschewed their presidential titles and address each other simply as "Mr. " In a Thursday press conference, Ma said that the two sides would even split the bill for their hotel and meal costs.
Some final highlights of today's #Remembrance parade. Lest we forget. Liverpool marks #RemembranceSunday with its iconic display of the Weeping Window. The Duke of Cambridge @KensingtonRoyal taking the salute at Horse Guards for #RemembranceSunday. The message on the wreath laid by King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands at the Cenotaph. #RemembranceSunday. The service at the Cenotaph continues. #RemembranceSunday. At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, WE WILL REMEMBER THEM. #Remembrance. The Queen, with members of her family and King Willem-Alexander at the Cenotaph. #RemembranceSunday. Royal party prepare for silence to honour the fallen. The #royal party on the balcony for the #RemembranceSunday service.
Remembrance Sunday: The Cenotaph, 2015. Remembrance Sunday ceremonies held across Scotland. Image copyright PA Ceremonies and parades have been held across Scotland to remember servicemen and women killed in conflict. The first minister attended the annual service at St Giles' Cathedral in Edinburgh and laid a wreath on behalf of the people of Scotland. Remembrance Sunday events were also being held in Glasgow, Stirling, Aberdeen and across the Highlands. Poppyscotland has lit up buildings and landmarks in "poppy red" to mark the commemorations. 60s London girls protesting for mini skirts. Queen Elizabeth II leads nation on Remembrance Sunday, in pictures. Queen Elizabeth II leads nation on Remembrance Sunday, in pictures. Queen Elizabeth II leads nation on Remembrance Sunday, in pictures. Blind veterans dog will be accompanying his owner for #RemembranceSunday march-past. Today Her Majesty The Queen @BritishMonarchy will lead the nation in #RemembranceSunday service at the Cenotaph.
Kings African Rifles gather at Horse Guards, ready for the #RemembranceSunday march-past. Will you be watching? Queen attends Festival of Remembrance to honour war dead and veterans. Theatres of war were presented as a source of both British pride and ongoing pain at the annual Festival of Remembrance, attended by the Queen, ahead of the traditional Sunday service. Her Majesty and a host of senior royals joined thousands at London's Royal Albert Hall to honour the war dead and pay tribute to veterans from all conflicts.
Prime Minister David Cameron and Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn also attended. The programme began on a touching note with a citation written and recited by Afghanistan veteran Paul Jacobs, who lost his sight after helping save others from an IED (improvised explosive device) blast. He was awarded the George Medal for his bravery. In a video interview, he said: "I am now no longer a soldier, I am a wounded person that's got a whole life that wasn't planned out. " This years #FestivalofRemembrance covered #VJDay, #BattleofBritain, and #dementia. Which part moved you most? The #FestivalofRemembrance has come to an end, were you there? Let us know your favourite bits. The audience breaks into applause as the personnel leave the stage at the #FestivalofRemembrance.
The National Anthem rings out across the Hall, bringing the #FestivalofRemembrance to a close. The #2MinuteSilence has just ended at the #FestivalofRemembrance. The poppies are falling silently on the heads of those who have served. #FestivalofRemembrance. Silence falls whilst the Last Post is played. #FestivalofRemembrance. Reverend Nigel McCulloch stands out in his yellow robes as he takes the stage at #FestivalofRemembrance. The muster begins at the #FestivalofRemembrance. As @GregoryPorter sings the drums are prepared for the Service part of the #FestivalofRemembrance. Brilliant @GregoryPorter giving a moving performance of Amazing Grace at the #FestivalofRemembrance. Bereaved families entering @RoyalAlbertHall, given a standing ovation by everyone at #FestivalofRemembrance.
Taking to the stage is @RodStewart singing "Way Back Home" at #FestivalofRemembrance. Maddie Bowler was a civilian Far East POW, find out her story here #FestivalofRemembrance. 70 years later Bob Hucklesby is sharing his memories as a Japanese POW at the #FestivalofRemembrance. The moving #FestivalofRemembrance comes to an end. During Tony's video RAF personnel form the outline of a Hurricane on the floor of the Hall #FestivalofRemembrance. Tony Pickering is at the #FestivalofRemembrance with Ken Wilkinson, another #BattleofBritain veteran. As @AndreaBocelli's voice rings out no-one in the audience moves a muscle, spellbound. The @RoyalAlbertHall dims as @AndreaBocelli takes to the stage. Prepare to be moved #FestivalofRemembrance.
The @RHChelsea was established in 1682 to provide soldiers with a home in retirement. #FestivalofRemembrance. The marching Gurkhas form intricate patterns on the floor of the @RoyalAlbertHall during the #FestivalofRemembrance. The Royal British Legion's Patron, HM The Queen @BritishMonarchy takes her seat at the #FestivalofRemembrance. .@PoppyLegion will be live tweeting from tonight's #FestivalofRemembrance at 9pm @BBCone. Human Spaceflight & 30 Years of NASA Shuttle Missions.
Atlantis' Crew Leaves the Shuttle 21 July 2011, 07:14 AM EDT After gliding to a smooth landing at 5:57 a.m. EDT, the shuttle astronauts worked through a checklist with Mission Control to safe the vehicle on the ground. Atlantis' four astronauts, commander Chris Ferguson, pilot Doug Hurley, and mission specialists Sandy Magnus and Rex Walheim, have all exited the vehicle now as ground teams continue their work at the Kennedy Space Center's Shuttle Landing Facility. The astronauts are now being greeted by NASA officials, including administrator Charles Bolden, shuttle launch director Mike Leinbach and Lori Garver, the agency's deputy administrator.
--Denise Chow TOUCHDOWN! 21 July 2011, 05:57 AM EDT. Columbia Tribute. Evelyn Husband-Thompson, widow of STS-107 commander Rick Husband, speaks during the Day of Remembrance ceremony. On the right is former NASA astronaut Jon McBride, chairman of the Astronauts Memorial Foundation board of directors. Credits: NASA Television Astronauts, from the left, Virgil "Gus" Grissom, Edward White and Roger Chaffee stand near Cape Kennedy's Launch Pad 34 during training for Apollo 1 in January 1967.
Credits: NASA. First Shuttle Launch. First Space Shuttle Launch - STS-1 (1981) STS-133: Discovery's Final Mission. #TISH Vid: Discovery STS-120's landing, 8 years ago today... #SpaceTweeps #STS120TweetUp (1/3) HM The Queen joins other members of the #Royal Family at #FestivalofRemembrance @BritishMonarchy @DefenceHQ. What a Week! Polar Bear Week out on the tundra in Buggy One has been huge: we’ve seen a lot of bears, a red fox, an Arctic fox, a gyrfalcon (and, more surprisingly, a goose!).
Tuesday night was spectacularly clear and we saw the most brilliant northern lights I’ve seen in my life. We’ve connected with dozens of classrooms and spoken with so many of you through our webcasts and live chats. #Remembrance poppies by a #WW1 trench. Whose sacrifice will you remember next Sunday? @BritishArmy @DefenceHQ. Dresden in ruins after Allied bombings, 1945. Dresden in ruins after Allied bombings, 1945. 24 Historic Photos That Show People Had More Class In The Past. Poppies at Westminster Abbey ahead of Remembrance Sunday. Pictures by @devlinanthony.