Alternative energy resources have proven to be unreliable and costly, forcing Massachusetts residents to pay over 37 percent on utility bills.
The Boston Globe reports that, "Massachusetts consumers will pay significantly higher electric bills this winter as a persistent shortage of natural gas for generating plants drives power prices to record levels. The cost for a typical household could top $150 a month, based on an announcement this week from one of the state’s two dominant utilities, National Grid. It said its rates will increase by a whopping 37 percent over last winter’s, solely because the cost of buying electricity from power plants has soared to the highest level in decades, according to a company spokesman."
A new software bug has been unleashed, which could be more dangeous than all other viruses infecting computers before.
According to Russia Today, "A vulnerability has been discovered within the widely used Bash software included on Linux and Mac operating systems, raising concerns about an exploit that some experts say stands to be more damaging than the Heartbleed bug identified earlier this year."
Mayor Bill de Blasio had drobbed a ground hog at a publicity event, which reulted in the innocent animal's death from internal injuries a few weeks later.
The Daily Caller reports that, "New York City mayor Bill de Blasio has groundhog blood on his hands after he dropped Staten Island Chuck during the annual Groundhog Day celebration. The groundhog died a week after the fall, succumbing to internal injuries related to the fall."
Sen. Mark Udall (D.-Co.) is running for re-election and slamming his GOP opponent, Cory Gardner, over a TV ad that praises tractor salespersons. Udall is also offended that Gardner claims the highly-partisan Democrat Party Senator is allegedly a "very nice guy."
According to the Daily Caller, "Colorado Democratic Sen. Mark Udall is offended by aired by his opponent, Republican Rep. Cory Gardner, in which Gardner calls him a “very nice guy.”
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS is boasting on a video that they will embark on a "brilliant attack" against Jews in the 'Big Apple.'
The Daily Caller reports that, "A Canadian member of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria issued a grim warning for the United States that his group is planning a “brilliant attack” on New York City, and claimed that they have thousands of Western prisoners they are willing to behead."
British Prime Minister was forced to apologize to the Queen in Buckingham for going on-the-record as saying that she "purred."
The Daily Telegraph of London reports that, "David Cameron on Wednesday said that he was “extremely sorry” for revealing the contents of a private conversation with the Queen following the Scottish independence referendum."
Russians who witnessed President Barry Obama give a 'climate change' speech at the United Nations, were observed laughing when the US President declared a new "Red Line" on the Ukraine.
According to NewsMax, "Members of Russia's U.N. delegation laughed after President Barack Obama criticized their country for recent incursions into Ukraine in his speech before the on Wednesday. Russia's U.N. Ambassador Vitaly Churkin can be seen on video covering his mouth, laughing, and tapping the arm of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who also is laughing."
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will hit the campaign trail to encourage Kansas residents to support Sen. Roberts re-election bid.
The Daily Caller reports that, "Sarah Palin is heading to Kansas. The former Alaska governor plans to stump for incumbent Republican Sen. Pat Roberts, who has unexpectedly found himself with a real general election challenge on his hands. A local news outlet that Palin will appear with Roberts on Thursday."
BEIJING: Chinese officials touted the Three Gorges Dam as a so-called 'Green Energy' resource. Ironically, the hydroelectric power plant could shut down due to garbage clogging up the Yangtze River.
China Radio International reports that, "A total of 1,700 tons of floating garbage has been cleaned up from the Three Gorges Dam as of Wednesday. The garbage, swept down to the dam by the second wave of upper Yangtze flooding, has contaminated the water and poses serious threats to hydro-power installations on the dam."
Expressing concerns over so-called "bad optics," Mexico's most deadly drug cartel, 'Knights Templar,' hired CNN reporter Jose Luis Diaz, to upgrade their "communications strategy."
Russia Today reports that, "Two reporters from Mexico’s troubled Michoacan state have been caught accepting money from the leader of the Knights Templar drug cartel and discussing a “communication strategy” to improve the cartel’s image."