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Dumfries gets kissed as Oranje reach World Cup quarterfinals 12/03/2022 03:23pm • DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Louis van Gaal leaned to his left, wrapped his arm around Denzel Dumfries, and planted a kiss on the player's cheek. Dumfries probably deserved even more smooches from his coach on Saturday after leading the Netherlands into the World Cup quarterfinals with a goal and two assist Iranian state media: Construction begins on nuclear plant 12/03/2022 02:49pm • CAIRO (AP) — Iran on Saturday began construction on a new nuclear power plant in the country's southwest, Iranian state TV announced, amid tensions with the U.S. over sweeping sanctions imposed after Washington pulled out of the Islamic Republic's nuclear deal with world powers. The announcement a Moldova signs new energy deal that could ease blackout risk 12/03/2022 01:59pm • CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldova has struck a deal to renew severed electricity supplies from its breakaway, Moscow-backed region of Transnistria to lower the risk of more massive blackouts amid an acute winter energy crisis, a senior Moldovan official said Saturday. Deputy Prime Minister Andrei S Today in History: December 3, gas disaster in Bhopal 12/03/2022 12:00am • Today in History Today is Saturday, Dec. 3, the 337th day of 2022. There are 28 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 3, 1984, thousands of people died after a cloud of methyl isocyanate gas escaped from a pesticide plant operated by a Union Carbide subsidiary in Bhopal, Pentagon debuts its new stealth bomber, the B-21 Raider Pentagon debuts its new stealth bomber, the B-21 Raider 12/02/2022 11:36pm • PALMDALE , Calif. (AP) — America’s newest nuclear stealth bomber made its debut Friday after years of secret development and as part of the Pentagon’s answer to rising concerns over a future conflict with China. The B-21 Raider is the first new American bomber aircraft in more than 30 years. Nevada toad in geothermal power fight gets endangered status Nevada toad in geothermal power fight gets endangered status 12/02/2022 10:49pm • RENO, Nev. (AP) — A tiny Nevada toad at the center of a legal battle over a geothermal power project has officially been declared an endangered species, after U.S. wildlife officials temporarily listed it on a rarely used emergency basis last spring. “This ruling makes final the listing of the D Tampa Bay Rays enter bid to redevelop Tropicana Field site 12/02/2022 07:11pm • ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays, in partnership with a global real estate investment and development firm, have submitted a bid to redevelop Tropicana Field and surrounding land on the edge of downtown St. Petersburg. The club said Friday that in addition to a new ballpark, an ambit Reform candidates lead in UAW races with 84% of vote counted Reform candidates lead in UAW races with 84% of vote counted 12/02/2022 06:37pm • DETROIT (AP) — Members of the United Auto Workers union appeared on Friday to favor replacing many of their current leaders in an election that stemmed from a federal bribery and embezzlement scandal involving former union officials. Reform-minded candidates, many part of the UAW Members United sl GM venture to invest additional $275M at Tennessee plant GM venture to invest additional $275M at Tennessee plant 12/02/2022 05:40pm • NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A joint venture between General Motors and South Korean battery company LG Energy Solution announced Friday that it will invest an additional $275 million to expand a Tennessee battery cell factory for electric vehicles. Officials with the companies had already pledged to s Utility recommends natural gas plant despite objections Utility recommends natural gas plant despite objections 12/02/2022 05:34pm • NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation's largest public utility on Friday recommended replacing an aging coal burning power plant with natural gas, ignoring calls for the Tennessee Valley Authority to speed its transition to renewable energy. TVA announced the completion of its environmental impact st Viewpoint: The ability to gift cannabis in D.C. comes at a great cost 12/02/2022 02:34pm • In recent years, D.C. has also developed one of the country’s fastest-growing cannabis marketplaces. The city not only hosts the National Cannabis Festival each year, but the city’s cannabis marketplace generates upward of $26 million annually. The future of the city’s cannabis industry is ext Coal-fired plant imploded in New Jersey for battery array 12/02/2022 12:52pm • LOGAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A former coal-fired power plant in New Jersey was imploded Friday, and its owners announced plans for a new $1 billion venture on the site, where batteries will be deployed to store power from clean energy sources including wind and solar. The move came as New Jersey mo Julia Reichert, Oscar-winning documentarian, dies at 76 Julia Reichert, Oscar-winning documentarian, dies at 76 12/02/2022 12:23pm • Julia Reichert, the Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker behind “American Factory” whose films explored themes of race, class and gender, often in the Midwest, has died. She was 76. She died Thursday night in Ohio from cancer, her family said Friday through a representative. She was diagnosed Talks with breakaway region fail to ease Moldova energy woes 12/02/2022 11:40am • CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — An electricity plant in a Moscow-backed breakaway region of Moldova will not resume supplying energy to the rest of the country after a meeting between Moldovan officials and representatives of the Transnistria region failed to produce an agreement Friday, authorities said Indian coal magnate Gautam Adani steps up green investments Indian coal magnate Gautam Adani steps up green investments 12/02/2022 11:32am • NEW DELHI (AP) — Asia’s richest man, Gautam Adani, made his vast fortune betting on coal as an energy hungry India grew swiftly after liberalizing its economy in the 1990s. He's now set his sights on becoming the world's biggest renewable energy player, by 2030, by promising to align his investm
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