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Brunei celebrates Earth Hour with lights out

Nick King and Cilla Kinross preparing for Saturday's Orange Dirt Music performance during Earth Hour . In total, more than six million people in the United Kingdom are expected to turn off their lights, with Birmingham Cathedral among more than 12...

Anti-Putin opposition leader arrested in demonstration

Instead, the demonstrations appear to amount to the largest coordinated protests in Russian Federation since the street rallies that broke out in 2011 and 2012 after a parliamentary election that opposition leaders decried as fraudulent. The protests...

Wyoming Delegation Applauds Keystone XL Pipeline Permitting

Keystone XL is one of several ongoing pipeline projects meant to carry oil from Alberta to refineries and global markets; it would carry more than one-fifth of the oil Canada exports to the USA, transporting it to refineries on the Gulf of Mexico.

Putin Meets French Presidential Candidate Marine Le Pen

He said Putin had wished her good luck in the election. "We do not want to influence the [French presidential election] in any way, but we have the right to maintain contact with all representatives of the country's political forces, like our part...

9/11 victims and bereaved family members sue Saudi Arabia

Fifteen of the 19 terrorists involved in the 9/11 attacks were Saudi, and the lawsuit , filed by aviation law firm Kreindler & Kreindler, alleges Saudi officials aided some of the hijackers ahead of the 2001 attacks. The lawsuit also accuses Saudi...

GBP Bounces Higher After Strong ONS UK Sales Data

Excluding auto fuel, retail sales volume climbed 1.3 percent in February from the prior month, in contrast to a 0.3 percent fall in January. However, over the three months to February the data still showed the biggest slide in sales volumes in near...

Starbucks in hiring spree fueled by continuing store expansion

The company said it will begin actively hiring in numerous cities where recent newcomers to Canada have settled, with an initial focus on the Greater Toronto Area, Greater Vancouver Area, Montreal, Ottawa, Calgary, and Edmonton. The company unveiled ...

Shadows of Valentia releases in Europe on May 19 — Fire Emblem Echoes

Furthermore, Nintendo has stated that all Amiibos of the series will be compatible with Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia . Nintendo is giving Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, the Nintendo 3DS remake of Famicom game Fire Emblem G...

New Xbox Wireless Controller brings more grip and better tech

The new Xbox One controller that launched with the Xbox One S has grips, too; the launch version does not. The first in the range is called the " Recon Tech Special Edition ". The company has not announced the other controllers in the series. "You ...

France's presidential upstart Macron clashes with Le Pen, Fillon in TV debate

At the start of the debate, Macron, the 39-year-old former economy minister who has never run for election before, seemed subdued, perhaps more used to making speeches alone on stage than debating rivals. Six smaller candidates were excluded from M...

Immigration In Canada: Undocumented Immigrants Should Be Deported, Half Of Canadians Say

Almost half of Canadian adults believe the nation should ramp up deportations of those who have illegally crossed its border, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll out Monday. And the number of illegal immigrants crossing into Canada could spike as t...

Apple's Online Store Will Be Unavailable Tomorrow Due To 'Maintenance'

Numerous reports suggest that Apple is considering to introduce a host of design changes and internal upgrades toward its next-gen iPad range, which could represent the first step needed by the company to make a strong comeback in the tablet market...

Tottenham boss Pochettino: Harry Kane staying positive despite ankle injury

It is his 2 time sitting on the sidelines due to an injury, and during the first spell, the Spurs were able to win 3 games. "Finding the net hasn't been a problem for Southampton lately, who have won their last two away games at Sunderland and Wa...

Syrian Army Claims It Shot Down Israeli Jet After Raid Near Palmyra

Col. Peter Lerner said. Netanyahu's statement came after Israeli warplanes struck several targets within Syria, and Syria fired missiles back in retaliation. According to the Israeli army, the aircraft had already returned to Israeli airspace when...

Tesla Discontinuing Model S With 60 kWh Battery

Underwriters still have options to purchase another 200,000 shares on top of that if investor demand is there. In Tesla's filing the company said the money raised would be used to, "strengthen our balance sheet and further reduce any risks associ...

Combined Best XI: Manchester City vs. Liverpool

Liverpool are unbeaten in nine league games this season against the top six sides prior to the latest round of matches, winning five of those matches. Speaking to Sky Sports , the 31-year-old came out with the rather weird comment that he thinks th...

Federal Judge in Hawaii Blocks Trump's Revised Travel Order

But on March 15, just under ten days after the second order was signed, U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson ruled against it. But he wrote that Hawaii had a "strong likelihood of success on the merits" in its attempt to overturn the order.

PM Narendra Modi congratulates Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Despite Amarinder's appeal to keep the ceremony low key, it was well attended by the Congress stalwarts - both national and regional leaders and their supporters making the pandal jam-packed. #10:34 am: Charanjeet Singh Channi is the final Congress M...

The Crucial Reason Why Honey Nut Cheerios' Mascot is Missing

According to the Cheerios website , the company is anxious about declining bee populations. A major decline in bee populations happened in 2008, and was determined to be a case of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), according to the Environmental Prot...

Malaysia entrusted with handling of Kim Jong Nam body by kin

But internationally-isolated North Korea is not a member of Interpol - a distinction it shares with just nine other countries, a lot of them tiny Pacific island nations. Mr Tillerson said: "We look to China to fulfil its obligations and fully impleme...

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Inspectors' visit to suspected Syria gas attack site delayed

President Donald J. Trump announced the combined strikes were in retaliation for the regime of Syrian leader Bashar Assad using chemical weapons April 7 against civilians in Doum...

Michael Cohen withdraws lawsuits against BuzzFeed, Fusion GPS

Cohen's lawyer, David Schwartz , said in a statement that the suits were withdrawn because Cohen no longer has time for them, report the Wall Street Journal , Politico an...

Mueller team says it has not gone rogue

Bloomberg reports that Rosenstein met with the president last week and that's when the Deputy AG gave the president the assurance according to people familiar with the matter. The...

Just when you thought Sean Hannity couldn't sink any lower …

Cohen should be asked to reveal the name or can permissibly do so", the letter said. Maddow explained the that the Steele dossier allegations are "just" allegations, but noted wh...

Barbara Bush remembered as friendly, approachable by Bush library visitors

Bush's daughter, Doro, had a couple of friends in common. "We just came to pay our respects to Mrs". Bush died Tuesday evening according to a statement made by the office of Geo...

Former First Lady Barbara Bush To Be Laid To Rest Saturday

Laura, Barbara, Jenna, and I are sad, but our souls are settled because we know hers was. "Especially now - we should remember her by working to return those values to our public l...

Diamonds from space may be from 'lost planet'

The meteorites were formed after an asteroid slammed into Earth's atmosphere - making it technically a meteor - exploding 23 miles (37 kilometers) above the Nubian Desert in Suda...

Gold medalist sues USA Gymnastics, Michigan State

Two-time Olympic medal winning gymnast McKayla Maroney says she has questioned whether she paid too high of a price for her success . Maroney pointed to personnel overhauls at...

Local Congressional Leaders on Syria Airstrikes

The Russian military, meanwhile, claims to have struck down a majority of the missiles . The tripartite military action from the United States, France and Britain was created to...

Indo-Nordic summit: India, Sweden to strengthen defence and security cooperation

We will engage with them in a similar manner, and examine how they can help our missions like Make in India , Skill India, Startup India and Smart Cities programmes. The partnersh...

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Younkers stores could shutter across Iowa as part of bankruptcy

Younkers stores could shutter across Iowa as part of bankruptcy

Bon-Ton has 700 employees at its corporate offices in downtown Milwaukee. Liquidators are companies that sell off all of retailers assets and then close the stores. The group signe...

ZTE suspends trading after being blacklisted by the United Kingdom and US

ZTE suspends trading after being blacklisted by the United Kingdom and US

Bush, on President Trump's decision to block Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm , the president's push for a wall along the border with Mexico and the president's upcoming meeting wi...

Vice President Mike Pence makes quick visit to Colorado Springs

Vice President Mike Pence makes quick visit to Colorado Springs

Syria came under attack one week after a suspected chemical weapons attack hit the Syrian town of Douma near Damascus. With reporters' cameras and tape recorders rolling, Trudeau...

Colorado Senator Releases Statement On Marijuana Policy

Colorado Senator Releases Statement On Marijuana Policy

Gardner reacted by blocking nominees for DOJ positions, he said. This story is developing and will be updated . Sessions on January 4 rescinded a policy begun under Democrati...

France Mulls Military Action Against Syria For Gas Attacks

France Mulls Military Action Against Syria For Gas Attacks

That meant airstrikes, possibly in tandem with France and other allies that have expressed outrage at the alleged Syrian chemical attack, could be launched within hours of a presid...