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A guide to global warming, Paris pact and the US role


Trudeau, Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna, and Gerald Butts, Trudeau's principal secretary, apparently don't. When asked what he would do if Trump withdraws from the Paris Agreement , Musk responded , "will have no choice but to depart councils in that case". Read More »

Kidnapped Kano House Member Regains Freedom


Namdas said: "I learnt he wasn't the actual target so he was released without any ransom". Durbunde's aide, Tunde Adela, was said to have confirmed the release of his boss, but declined to go into details. Following the lawmaker's abduction, the Kano State governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje express shock over the incident. This followed a motion by Tasir Olawale Raji, who urged the lawmakers to commend the Lagos State Police Command for its role in rescuing four students of the school who ... Read More »

Hamilton upbeat over Monaco GP recovery to seventh

We've just finished the race and who knows? "And this is the new reality at the moment". With Raikkonen taking pole ahead of Vettel , Ferrari's prospects of ending their wait for a first Monaco triumph since Michael Schumacher's success in 2001 always looked extremely good. Read More »

Lions will 'struggle' against All Blacks, says Eddie Jones

They were thumped 38-6. If the Lions are going to win one, it will be the first (Test). The teams' first meeting resulted in victory for New Zealand in Wellington. New Zealand are slight favourites. McLauchlan had the nickname Mighty Mouse and one of my friends told me that he could lift up one end of a small auto. Read More »

Actress Gal Gadot discovers Wonder Woman's power in costume


But she dug into stacks of comic books and the 1970s " Wonder Woman " TV show once she was cast as the Amazon princess, and quickly realized what an exceptional character she'd be playing. What would it take to get you to believe you could save Man's World from itself? Wonder Woman does fit in after the events of Batman v Superman . Read More »

BC Coroners Service releases April illicit drug death figures


Coroners Service. A review of completed cases from 2015 and 2016 showed the top four illicit drugs related to overdose deaths were cocaine (48.4 per cent), fentanyl (44.8), heroin (36.2) and methamphetamine/amphetamine (29.3). "The risks associated with all illicit drugs in the province are extreme, and access to emergency medical assistance is essential to prevent fatal consequences". Read More »

NYTimes: Kushner Attempted to Set Up Direct Line to Putin

It was their first opportunity to question Spicer about a Washington Post report published late last week. As long as Trump maintains control of his Twitter account, he will remain his own communications director. Dubke , who founded Crossroads Media, a political admaker based in Alexandria, Virginia, joined the administration in February after he was brought in by Spicer. Read More »

90 killed by massive Kabul blast in diplomatic quarter

The Foreign Ministry has activated a crisis team to help deal with the aftermath of the bombing on Wednesday that hit at the heart of Kabul's diplomatic section, the explosion going off in a highly secure area close to the German and several other embassies. Read More »

Boy faces arson charge in fire at abandoned Illinois prison


Joliet investigators received numerous tips via social media linking the Monday fire to two 15-year-old boys, according to Joliet Police Deputy Chief Edgar Gregory. Joliet Correctional Center on Collins Street is different from Stateville Correctional Center in Crest Hill. A police flyer refers to them as arson suspects. Read More »

Donald Trump pulling U.S. out of Paris climate deal


A senior White House official cautioned that the specific language of the president's expected announcement was still in flux Wednesday morning. With all indications pointing toward an imminent USA withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement , activists congregated in Triangle Park in the hopes of reaching Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt. Read More »

Kinder Morgan Canada shares fall in debut amid political uncertainty in BC


Gamco Et Al has invested 0% in Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI). Motco holds 0.02% or 8,185 shares. Highfields Capital Management LP bought a new position in Kinder Morgan during the fourth quarter worth approximately $98,373,000. This represents a $0.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.51%. Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 19th. Read More »

Trump to Pull Out of Paris Climate Agreement


Instead he tweeted Wednesday "I will be announcing my decision on the Paris Accord over the next few days". Rosenberg said he believes because of what he feels is widespread support regarding renewable energy in terms of wind and solar, that progress in that arena will continue to accelerate regardless of the Paris Accord decision. Read More »

Jack comes tumbling down as James and Emily now most popular names


The most popular baby names in Kildare for 2016 have been revealed . 50 years ago, John and Mary were top of the tots, but neither even made the top ten last year, with John falling to 25th and Mary plummeting to 84th. Willow jumped 49 places, from 121 in 2015 to 72 in 2016. James was actually the most popular name in the whole country in 2016. Amelia was the most popular girl's name in Dublin and Cork city, while Mia was the most popular in Waterford city. Read More »

Sin City TV Series in the Works


Rodriguez, Miller, and most of the original cast returned for 2014's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For , which added cast members Josh Brolin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Eva Green, and more. The new show is said to be something of a departure from the Sin City films, with new characters and time periods being introduced into the story. Read More »

Buhari contested 4 times because he has the youths at heart - Adesina


The minister, who was responding to a question on the status of the president's health, therefore assured that there was no cause for alarm over the president's health. The report, an analysis of how succession politics within the ruling party was allegedly frustrating President Buhari's anti-corruption campaign, is said to have also claimed that the Senate president has retained the services of a London-based communications consultant, Aequitas, to help him work on his public image. Read More »

UN aid chief in Yemen warns of cholera rise without more aid


It is not just bombs and bullets that are threatening people's lives. The epidemic began in October and grew until December. The WHO said yesterday that the average daily number of cases recorded between 21-27 May was 2,529 - down from 3,025 in the previous seven days. Read More »

If Trump won't dump Paris deal, he's a chump


Still, many USA businesses, not least those in the alternative energy business like Tesla (TSLA), were hoping that Trump would back-peddle from his campaign pledge to rip up the deal signed by President Obama. Earlier, Axios reported that Trump had been privately informing people that he had made a decision. The "stay-in" camp, which included Trump's daughter Ivanka, chief economic adviser Gary Cohn, and Energy Secretary Rick Perry, had argued the United States could reduce its ... Read More »

Yemen facing humanitarian crisis, United Nations warns


Hunger has been the most horrific effect of Yemen's conflict and has spiraled since Saudi Arabia and its allies, backed by the USA, launched a campaign of airstrikes and a naval blockade. He singled out the Saudi-led coalition for criticism, saying its threat of attacks on the rebel-held port of Hodeida - a " lifeline " for Yemen's imports - coupled with clearance delays for ships had sapped traders' confidence. Read More »

Injured Glenn Maxwell to miss warm-up match against Pakistan


On Monday, across London at Lord's, England collapsed to 20 for six in five overs - the worst start in one-day global history - against the South Africa new-ball duo of Kagiso Rabada and Wayne Parnell. Tournament hosts England and Bangladesh launch the Champions Trophy, a "mini World Cup" featuring cricket's leading eight one-day worldwide sides, at the Oval on Thursday. Read More »

SNP election win in Scotland would reinforce mandate for indyref2: Nicola Sturgeon

The Manifesto also sets out plans to invest £118 Billion back in UK Public Services. Willie Rennie, the party's Scottish leader, will insist a second vote on the issue is the "last thing" the country needs. And if the Conservatives win handily on a national level, experts say it could bolster Prime Minister Theresa May's arguments against holding an independence referendum. Read More »

Chevron Sees Unusually High Options Volume (CVX)


The stock increased 0.23% or $0.1 on May 26, reaching $42.67. About 2.53M shares traded. Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has risen 17.42% since May 30, 2016 and is uptrending. TLP Group LLC bought a new stake in shares of Chevron during the third quarter valued at about $130,000. Ontario - Canada-based Canada Pension Plan Inv Board has invested 0.5% in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX). Read More »

Pound recovers after threat of hung parliament

Households remained downbeat on the outlook for the economy however, while a separate survey compiled by the British Retail Consortium (BRC) revealed the slowest monthly decline in shop prices since 2013. The euro was off 0.1 percent at $1.1183 EUR=D4 , posting a small recovery after fears of an early election in Italy and a softer-than-expected inflation reading in Germany dragged it lower on Tuesday. Read More »

Normalcy returns to Calabar after Navy, police clash


Saharareporters gathered that trouble started at 5 pm local time on Tuesday when police traffic controllers attempted to stop some naval officers who flouted the red light at a point near the Calabar Township. "I want to assure" Cross River residents, "and indeed Nigerians, that the whole area is calm after the unfortunate incident", Mr. Ayade told reporters after emerging from the meeting. Read More »

No Tobacco Day: WHO calls for robust tobacco control measures

Spending on tobacco products often represents more than 10% of total household income - meaning less money for food, education and health care. SMOKING and other tobacco use kills more than 7 million people each year, the World Health Organization said yesterday as it also warned of the dire environmental impact of tobacco production, distribution and waste. Read More »

WHAT IS IT? 'Faceless' fish rediscovered in Australia after a century


The fish was found near Jervis Bay, south of Sydney, by researchers aboard a ship which belongs to the CSIRO, the national science agency. While other creatures were not as spectacular as the faceless fish, the researchers said that there are many that are totally new and have not yet been seen before. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn rules out deal with SNP in hung parliament


Ms Sturgeon also said an SNP victory would "further reinforce" the mandate for a second independence referendum. In March this year the Scottish Parliament voted in favour of negotiating terms for a second referendum. Opposition parties said the manifesto pledge confirmed independence remains the SNP's top priority. The SNP now holds an unprecedented 56 out of 59 Scottish seats in the Commons, and is privately reconciled to the likelihood of losing some of them on 8 June. Read More »

Nuts being recalled after concerns of possible listeria contamination


There have been no reports of any illnesses associated with this recall. No illnesses have been reported in either recall. They have a May 2, 2018 expiration date and a and a UPC code 11110-02478. Ava's Cashews: These came in clear plastic 8-ounce tubs, and only a few hundred were distributed. They will have a Best by date of 4/28/18. No other Hampton Farms products were affected by this recall. Read More »

British breast surgeon who maimed patients gets 15 years


John Ingram, one of the victims, addressed the court and described Paterson as a "criminal" who has "never expressed remorse for his actions". A British breast surgeon who carried out unnecessary operations on 10 patients for personal gain was sentenced to 15 years in prison, a court heard on Wednesday. Read More »

1 dead after river washes out highway between Iowa, Wisconsin


It affects highway 82 traffic between Lansing, Iowa and Crawford County, Wisconsin. The bridge crosses the Mississippi River and links Lansing, Iowa to Wisconsin. Iowa Highway 82 will be closed between Wisconsin Highway 35 and Lansing until further notice while crews work to fix the roadway. Pelock said it will take two to three days to fix the roadway. Read More »

Man Arrested After TSA Finds Handgun & Ammunition In Carry-On at Charlotte-Douglas


The man's name wasn't released. According to a news release, TSA officers detected the.22 caliber handgun in the woman's backpack as it passed through the x-ray machine. The man was arrested on a charge of carrying a firearm on airport property. There is a right way to travel with a firearm and a wrong way. "Passengers are permitted to travel with firearms in checked baggage if they are unloaded, packed in a hard-side case, locked, and packed separately from ammunition", TSA says. Read More »

Virat Kohli-led India unhappy with Anil Kumble?

Playing down the rumoured rift between India captain Virat Kohli and coach Anil Kumble , legendary batsman Sunil Gavaskar said on Wednesday that some amount of misunderstanding between captain and coach is understandable. The players are unhappy with Kumble's man-management skills and one BCCI official has even termed Kumble as a "headmaster" at a school. It can not happen because the coach is invariably somebody who has played in an earlier generation, so their attitude will always be ... Read More »

Ohio attorney general sues 5 drugmakers over opiate crisis


The drugmakers sued by DeWine are Purdue Pharma; Endo Health Solutions; Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, and its subsidiary, Cephalon; Johnson and Johnson and its subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals; and Allergan. "I think this is my moral obligation to do this", DeWine told reporters. The lawsuit against the drug companies was filed in Ross County. "They knew all of it was wrong and they did it anyway", DeWine said. Read More »

Alzheimer's deaths increase by 55 percent during last 15 years


In the new report , the CDC analyzed death certificates from 1999 to 2014 and found a surprise - a shift in where people with Alzheimer's are dying. That number rose to 24.9 percent in 2014. "When we have a large population of adults living to older ages, the risk of Alzheimer's increases", Taylor told Home Health Care News. Read More »