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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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Google acquires United Kingdom technology start-up Redux

However, it is believed the deal went through in August. The Verge tested startup's technology a year ago on a tablet. "Moreover, our surface audio technology is more power ef...

Rain on tap but watch out for Friday night

Mostly cloudy and cold , with a high near 10. The strongest winds will be found from west central to south central Minnesota where winds could gust to 40 miles per hour . A Blizz...

Trump, Bipartisan Lawmakers Discuss Immigration Reform

Led by Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte and Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul, the bill would curtail chain migration and end the Diversity Visa Lottery, which Presiden...

Trump's plaintiff cry to Bannon, Wolff - Shut up or I'll sue

Sanders said there was a "very short phone conversation" but there was no "interview about the book ", accusing Wolff of falsely making it seem as if he was outside the Oval Offic...

Suspects in death of 4-year-old MI girl captured in Georgia

Police say Diaz and Fields are driving a 2002 black Chevy Cavalier with the MI license plate of DTR1854. A postmortem uncovered signs of Battered Child Syndrome, denoting the gi...

Replay of SpaceX's first launch and landing of 2018

A backup two-hour launch is slated for tonight, January 8 at 8:00 p.m. Zuma is funded by an unknown branch of the United States government and its payload is classified. Falcon H...

HTC Vive Introduces New Vive Pro Headset, Wireless Adapter

CES appears to have other players in the wireless-VR space, as well, and we'll do our best at Ars to cover or go hands on with any promising VR demos, especially any with the HTC ...

Supreme Court to review Section 377: All your questions answered

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review two challenges to a MS law considered to be one of the most extreme anti-gay rights laws in the country. This follows the ape...

'Trump administration trying something new for Pakistan'

The US has given almost $33 billion aid to Pakistan since 2002. The Foreign Military Financing programme, by which the United States pays Pakistan to buy its military hardware ma...

Bigg Boss 11: Luv Tyagi eliminated; show gets its top 5 contestants

Luv tells that he will miss the wake up song, while Hina tells that she will miss the peace in the house. Contestants Hina Khan , Shilpa Shinde , Vikas Gupta , Luv Tyagi wer...

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Prosecutors in pot-friendly states will decide on crackdown

Prosecutors in pot-friendly states will decide on crackdown

Sillitoe said he doesn't expect prosecutors to start banging down his doors. "You're not going to waste your resources on cases you can't win or cases your community is against". T...

Astronaut John Young remembered as

Astronaut John Young remembered as "fearless"

He eventually became one of the most accomplished astronauts in the history of the United States space programme. Spanning three generations of spaceflight, he went on to fly in s...

Investigators Suspect Somebody Set Roy Moore Accuser's House on Fire

Investigators Suspect Somebody Set Roy Moore Accuser's House on Fire

Johnson told AL.com Friday that the fire left her Gadsden home a total loss, saying she was "devastated, just devastated". Johnson says she and her family were not injured but...

Thousands of Flights Cancelled, Delayed Due to Winter Storm

Thousands of Flights Cancelled, Delayed Due to Winter Storm

The airport was temporarily closed due to heavy snow, ice, and harsh winds, the airport tweeted . For travelers who use Greyhound , buses running between Montreal, Boston, New...

United Kingdom needs 'latte levy' on disposable coffee cups to cut waste - lawmakers

United Kingdom needs 'latte levy' on disposable coffee cups to cut waste - lawmakers

The Irish parliament is considering banning single-use coffee cups whilst the German city Hamburg said in 2016 that it will no longer use coffee-makers with aluminium capsules in...