Indonesia's biodiesel push is vital for emission cuts target: group

JAKARTA Indonesia's biodiesel consumption is seen soaring to 7.9 million kilolitres next year from 1.1-1.2 kilolitres in 2015, an industry body said, adding that increased demand was crucial for the country's to meet its commitments on cutting greenhou...

Warriors down Rockets for 42nd straight home win

OAKLAND, California (The Sports Xchange) - Forward Harrison Barnes scored 10 of his 19 points during a 17-5 run to open the fourth quarter as the Golden State Warriors exploded from a tie after three periods into a 123-110 victory over the Houston Rock...

Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...

'Sistine Chapel of the Middle Ages' reopens to public in Rome

ROME A sixth-century church boasting a rare collection of early Christian art is reopening to the public in Rome after a restoration that took more than 30 years.Nestling at the foot of the hill where Rome's emperors once lived, Santa Maria Antiqua was...

Trail Blazers get back into series with Game 3 win

(The Sports Xchange) - Guards Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum combined for 59 points to lift the Portland Trail Blazers past the Los Angeles Clippers 96-88 Saturday night at the Moda Center.Lillard scored 32 points and McCollum added 27 for the Trail ...

Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...

Powerball jackpot up to $334 million for Saturday drawing

The Powerball jackpot for the U.S. multi-state lottery drawing is up to $334 million for the Saturday drawing, which would make for a wealthy 2016 for whoever wins.There were no jackpot winners for Wednesday's drawing, according to the Multi-State Lott...

U.S. officials extend emergency water assistance for Flint, Michigan

Federal officials have extended an emergency declaration for Flint that has provided supplies of bottled water, filters and test kits to the Michigan city suffering from lead contamination in drinking water, the state governor said on Friday.The emerge...

Chawrasia delights home fans with two-stroke Indian Open win

NEW DELHI SSP Chawrasia staved off the challenge of compatriot Anirban Lahiri and South Korean Wang Jeung-hun to end a run of second-place finishes by winning his home Indian Open for his third European Tour title on Sunday.Chawrasia had finished secon...

Indonesian province declares emergency as forest fires flare

JAKARTA Indonesia's western province of Riau has declared a state of emergency over forest and land fires blazing on the island of Sumatra, a government official said on Tuesday.The fires, which send choking smog over Southeast Asia every year, raged u...