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Iowa congressional delegation unhappy with EPA's final rule on RFS Iowa congressional delegation unhappy with EPA's final rule on RFS
- Декабря 02, 2017

On Thursday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced its 2018 renewable fuel volumes under the Renewable Fuel Standard program. The EPA largely maintains the status quo in setting final quotas for how much refiners must blend into gasoline and diesel, but draws only tepid approval from Iowa corn farmers and politicians who say the agency is "discouraging investment and discouraging growth" by keeping biodiesel volumes flat. (more...)
Germany's SPD spells out coalition conditions but no decision until party conference Germany's SPD spells out coalition conditions but no decision until party conference
- Декабря 02, 2017

Schulz said he had telephoned the CDU leader to say that any such claims from her conservatives to the media would be viewed as "a breach of trust". Friends of Germany and Europe around the world have been breathing a sigh of relief at the newfound willingness of Germany's Christian Democrats and Social Democrats (SPD) to discuss reprising their grand coalition government. (more...)
Nine dead as Taliban gunmen storm Pakistan school Nine dead as Taliban gunmen storm Pakistan school
- Декабря 02, 2017

A heavy contingent of police, Frontier Constabulary (FC) and army surrounded the campus before launching the operation. Thirteen people were injured in the Pakistani city of Peshawar on Friday when terrorists stormed an agricultural training centre and opened fire in an attack claimed by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). (more...)
Russian Federation 2018: Nigeria in same group with Argentina, Croatia, Iceland Russian Federation 2018: Nigeria in same group with Argentina, Croatia, Iceland
- Декабря 02, 2017

Around 6,000 guests gathered in Moscow for the paramount football event, and fans of Croatian football have finally found out Croatia's opponents for next year's world tournament! Nigeria will face Croatia on June 17, 2018 in the first group game, they will then tackle Iceland six days later while the game against Argentina will be on June 27. (more...)
Russian Federation positioning itself to make U.S. irrelevant in North Korean nuclear crisis Russian Federation positioning itself to make U.S. irrelevant in North Korean nuclear crisis
- Декабря 02, 2017

After the emergency UNSC meeting last night, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the United States is provoking North Korea. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who met Thursday with Germany's Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, was more cautious in his response to China - but did press for tougher action to cut of the North's fuel supplies. (more...)
BJP Registers Comprehensive Win in Uttar Pradesh Civic Polls BJP Registers Comprehensive Win in Uttar Pradesh Civic Polls
- Декабря 02, 2017

As per the PTI report, BJP's mayor candidates were leading in some of the cities like Saharanpur, Lucknow , Ghaziabad , Meerut, and Gorakhpur, the initial trends suggest. In Lucknow , the BJP's Sanyukta Bhatia became the first woman mayor of the state capital, defeating her nearest rival, the Samajwadi Party's Meera Vardhan, by a huge margin of 1,31,356 votes. (more...)
Trump has plan to declare Jerusalem Israel's 'undivided' capital Trump has plan to declare Jerusalem Israel's 'undivided' capital
- Декабря 01, 2017

Donald Trump promised to move the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem during his election campaign, but has not yet done so. "The president is still considering options and we have nothing to announce". But Mr Trump in June waived the requirement, saying he wanted to "maximise the chances" for a peace push led by his son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner. (more...)
Roy Moore comes roaring back in recent poll Roy Moore comes roaring back in recent poll
- Декабря 01, 2017

Moore is now firing back. " Roy Moore is fundamentally unfit for public office", Kendrick added, "which is why he was forcibly removed from office twice, and we hope Alabama voters will keep that in mind when they go to the polls on election day". (more...)
CNN Boycotts White House Christmas Party CNN Boycotts White House Christmas Party
- Декабря 01, 2017

The White House unveiled its holiday decorations this week, issuing a video (below) of the Balsam fir trees sparkling with lights and ornaments adorning rooms throughout the White House. There are obvious comparisons between the Obama's official Christmas cards and the Trumps' first Christmas card. In Trump's view, the move toward the use of the more inclusive "happy holidays" phrase minimized the Christian celebration. (more...)
'All crew members are DEAD' Search for missing submarine ends in tragedy 'All crew members are DEAD' Search for missing submarine ends in tragedy
- Декабря 01, 2017

Argentina has given up on rescuing 44 crew members on a submarine that disappeared 15 days ago, though it will continue the search for the vessel with global assistance, a navy spokesman said on Thursday. The Argentine navy had previously saidthe vessel's captain reported a short circuit in the vessel's battery system shortly before the last known contact. (more...)
'Gomer Pyle' star Jim Nabors dead at 87 'Gomer Pyle' star Jim Nabors dead at 87
- Декабря 01, 2017

Nabors' regular performances on a talent show got the attention of Andy Griffith, who played Sheriff Andy Taylor to Don Knotts' Deput Barney Fife, on The Andy Griffith Show on CBS. For racing fans, Nabors was the voice that sang "Back Home Again in Indiana" during the opening ceremonies for the Indianapolis 500. Nabors had been suffering from poor health for some time. (more...)
USGS reports 5.1 magnitude natural disaster felt throughout East Coast USGS reports 5.1 magnitude natural disaster felt throughout East Coast
- Декабря 01, 2017

Gary Laing, a spokesman for the Delaware Emergency Management Agency, said in an email 30 minutes after the quake that there were no reports of damage. "I was sitting in bed watching TV and I felt the bed shaking and it was pretty scary", said Rebecca from Dover. Hundreds of people said they felt it. (more...)
White House considering major shake-up of Trump's national security team White House considering major shake-up of Trump's national security team
- Декабря 01, 2017

The report said that Republican Arkansas Sen. If Trump went with Pompeo, he would tap a former Army armor officer and Harvard Law School graduate who was in his fourth term representing a Kansas district in Congress when he was chosen to lead the Central Intelligence Agency, where officials say he has enjoyed a less hostile relationship with career spies than Tillerson has had with career diplomats. (more...)
Hamas, Fatah agree to delay Gaza handover for 10 days Hamas, Fatah agree to delay Gaza handover for 10 days
- Декабря 01, 2017

Israel says Islamic Jihad is affiliated with Hamas. "The Israel Defense Forces sees this as a severe event", Conricus said of the mortar fire. In a brief joint statement, Fatah and Hamas said they had asked Egypt to delay the timetable from Dec 1 so that they could "complete the arrangements to successfully conclude reconciliation steps to which the Palestinian people aspire", Reuters reported. (more...)
Trump Twitter take down was just a 'mistake', says internet hero Trump Twitter take down was just a 'mistake', says internet hero
- Декабря 01, 2017

Duysak spoke to TechCrunch yesterday (November 29) and claimed he did not plan the move, but the opportunity arose at the end of his shift which happened to be his last day. "I just want to continue an ordinary life". "The greatest trick Donald Trump's twitter account ever pulled was making us all hope that it didn't exist" tweeted one. (more...)
'No Justice': Verdict in Steinle Case Rekindles Immigration Debate 'No Justice': Verdict in Steinle Case Rekindles Immigration Debate
- Декабря 01, 2017

A San Francisco jury found the illegal immigrant accused of killing Kate Steinle not guilty of murder Thursday, a stunning result in a case that ignited a nationwide debate over illegal immigration and sanctuary cities. In a statement after the verdict, Sessions said San Francisco officials' "decision to protect criminal aliens led to the preventable and heartbreaking death of Kate Steinle". (more...)
First Look At Christopher Plummer In 'All the Money in the World' First Look At Christopher Plummer In 'All the Money in the World'
- Ноября 30, 2017

You can't tolerate any kind of behavior like that. Rather than release the film with Spacey still attached, Scott made a decision to do something unprecedented: he recast Spacey's role with Christopher Plummer , called back the cast and crew, and reshot all of Spacey's scenes. (more...)
Susan Sarandon: 'Hillary Trolls' Have Sent Me Rape Threats Over Election Loss Susan Sarandon: 'Hillary Trolls' Have Sent Me Rape Threats Over Election Loss
- Ноября 30, 2017

The attacks came because she dared to oppose Clinton on the campaign trail, and instead went for Bernie Sanders . Or this, in September 2017, to Rachel Maddow: "I ran against someone who demeaned women, degraded them, attacked them", she said, speaking of President Donald Trump , the Advocate noted . (more...)
Man Shot at Parks Mall Called, Taunted Arlington Police First, Cops Say Man Shot at Parks Mall Called, Taunted Arlington Police First, Cops Say
- Ноября 30, 2017

The unidentified suspect was taken to an area hospital. Dodd fled from a Sunglass Hut around 4:30 p.m. after stealing two pairs of Rayban sunglasses valued at about $400. During his 911 call, Dodd told a dispatcher that he was the man who'd run from police Friday. In the brief call with a 911 operator, Dodd said he was a suspect in an evading arrest call. (more...)
Three get death sentence for rape, murder of minor Three get death sentence for rape, murder of minor
- Ноября 30, 2017

The three were convicted of rape, murder and criminal conspiracy November 18. It was after the Kopardi incident that Kranti Morcha rallies took to the streets carrying out silent marches across the state including in the Ahmednagar district. (more...)
Creepy 'ghost ships' filled with skeletons wash up in Japan Creepy 'ghost ships' filled with skeletons wash up in Japan
- Ноября 30, 2017

Bodies that had been reduced to skeletons were found on Monday in a small wooden ship that washed up on a beach in northern Japan , the country's coast guard said. The bodies of two males, similarly partly skeletonized, were also found over the weekend on the western shore of the Sea of Japan island of Sado. It is possible that the so-called "ghost ships" could be down to North Korean attempts to satisfy hunger by demanding vast quotas of seafood. (more...)
India squad announced for final Test against Sri Lanka India squad announced for final Test against Sri Lanka
- Ноября 30, 2017

Kohli, who had recently spoken about India's workload management , is the only Indian player to have played in excess of 100 matches across worldwide formats since January 2015. Dhawan is the only addition to the squad that defeated Sri Lanka by an innings and 239 runs. The three-match ODI series starts on December 10 while Kohli will be a part of the third test against Sri Lanka on December 3. (more...)
Top US general strikes aggressive posture on Taliban Top US general strikes aggressive posture on Taliban
- Ноября 30, 2017

Nicholson said 1,000 USA soldiers will be moving deeper in conflict zones next year to "advise" Afghan military units. This year, he said all six of Afghanistan's corps were all on the offensive at once for the first time. "Each of these shifts represented to us a lowering of ambition by the enemy". They have increasingly lost whatever ideological anchor they once had. (more...)
Philando Castile's Girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, Reaches $800000 Settlement Philando Castile's Girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, Reaches $800000 Settlement
- Ноября 30, 2017

Anthony, Minn. According to CBS Minnesota , the four-member St. Anthony City Council voted unanimously to award Reynolds $675,000 in a closed-door, private meeting. Now his girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, is finally reaching some sense of closure after reaching a settlement with the. city of St. Anthony. The settlement must still be finalized by a judge, but the amount is meant to resolve Reynolds' complaint of emotional distress and false arrest. (more...)
Donkeys jailed for four days in India for eating plants Donkeys jailed for four days in India for eating plants
- Ноября 30, 2017

While the four-legged animals were bailed out after a local politician intervened and insisted on their release, twitterati could soon be seen tweeting their minds on the microblogging site. They had reportedly munched their way through 500,000 Indian ruppees (around £5,800) worth of plants left outside. Donkeys were chained at an old house of the jailer within the jail premises. (more...)

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