Saudi Banks May Lend To Saudi Investors So They Can Invest In Saudi Aramco

November 1, 2019@1:45 AM TFP Editor 0

Saudi Banks May Lend To Saudi Investors So They Can Invest In Saudi Aramco Crown Prince Mohamad bin Salman is once again making the rounds and unceremoniously shaking down his country’s elite – this time by asking them to commit to anchor investments in the Aramco IPO, one of the largest offerings ever. Aramco is the world’s largest and most profitable company, and the heart of KSA’s oil-dominated economy. For years, bankers in London, Hong Kong and NYC vied for the right to host the [Read More]

Let the Competition Begin: 18th Annual Solar Cup™ Launches

November 1, 2019@1:11 AM TFP Editor 0

–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California: WHAT: Students will break out the power tools and kick off the 18th annual Solar Cup™ season at this Saturday’s boat-building workshop. More than 700 students from 36 Southern California-area high school teams will begin building 16-foot canoe-like boats that they will race in the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s solar-powered boat competition, held May 15-17 at Lake Skinner in southeast Riverside County.       The boat-building workshop is the first in a series of [Read More]

Trump Should Worry: How Iran Hopes Its Many Missiles Will Help It Win a War

November 1, 2019@1:00 AM TFP Editor 0

In response, Iran purchased a number of Soviet R-17 (“Scud B”) short-range ballistic missiles from the Libyan government. These strikes, as well as retaliatory strikes by Iraqi ballistic missiles, constituted the so-called “War of the Cities.” The lack of accuracy of the missiles made cities the easiest targets, and both Iranian and Iraqi civilians bore the brunt of the crude missile campaign. The wartime need for ballistic missiles, as well as Iran’s historical enmity with Israel, led Iran to develop its own missile industry. The [Read More]

Exposing The BBC Thought Police

November 1, 2019@1:00 AM TFP Editor 0

Exposing The BBC Thought Police Authored by Andrew Ash via The Gatestone Institute, Celebrated interfaith activist Lord Indarjit Singh has sensationally quit BBC Radio 4 after accusing it of behaving like the “thought police”. He alleges that the corporation tried to prevent him discussing a historical Sikh religious figure who stood up to Muslim oppression — in case it caused offence to Muslims, despite a lack of complaints. The Sikh peer, who has been a contributor on Radio Four’s Thought For The Day programme for more than three decades, [Read More]

9 p.m. PSPS Update: PG&E Restores Essentially All Customers Following System-Wide Historic and Widespread Wind Events

November 1, 2019@12:05 AM TFP Editor 0

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has restored power to essentially all customers impacted by Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) events that started on Oct. 26 and Oct. 29. As of 9 p.m., approximately 1,400 customers who were impacted by the PSPS events remain out of power. Approximately 363,600 customers have been restored since Wednesday morning. Approximately, 800 customers are in locations where wind-related damage to the electric infrastructure will require that repairs be made on Friday. Additionally, about 1,200 customers within the [Read More]