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Trump administration says it will approve largest U.S. solar farm

Federal officials plan to approve a massive solar farm with energy storage in the desert outside Las Vegas, paving the way for a $1-billion project that will provide electricity to Nevada residents served by billionaire Warren Buffett’s NV Energy. At 690 megawatts across 7,100 acres, the facility would generate more ...

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Birth tourism hotel in Orange may lose its permit

Birth tourism hotel in Orange may lose its permit

The JR Motel in Orange has no sign, takes no reservations and hasn’t paid any city hotel taxes. The motel openly caters to Chinese nationals as a maternity facility, a practice known as birth tourism. But that’s not the use permitted for the site, at 428 E. Lincoln Avenue. City ...

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Woman Snared in Birth Tourism Scheme Sentenced to Time Served

Woman Snared in Birth Tourism Scheme Sentenced to Time Served

SANTA ANA, Calif. (CN) – A federal judge sentenced a Chinese national to time served in federal prison Monday for running a multimillion-dollar operation that helped wealthy Chinese women cheat on visa applications in order to give birth to their babies in the United States, netting the babies U.S. citizenship. ...

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Sabah’s revenue sources cause for concern

Sabah's revenue sources cause for concern

It is good that Sabah’s 2020 budget, in keeping with the past 10 years or so, will have a small surplus of RM48.88m. It is basic financial prudence. Always build up a reserve for a rainy day whenever possible.  Not wishing to be a doomsayer, three points struck my attention ...

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