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by | November 20, 2017 | 22:45

Supporters of Keystone XL, including many labor unions and business groups, have called the pipeline an economic necessity that would bring more North American oil to market, create jobs and provide a safer alternative to transporting oil by rail or truck.

by | November 20, 2017 | 22:35

The cause of the explosion is not known yet. NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (AP) - Two explosions and a fire at a cosmetics factory about an hours' drive north of New York City left 20 people injured, including five firefighters caught in the second blast, authorities said Monday.

by | November 20, 2017 | 21:53

And Dutch Foreign Minister Halbe Zijlstra talked up Amsterdam and his Belgian colleague also said that would make a good pick - though Brussels is itself in the running for both agencies. In all, 19 cities had bid for the prestige and economic boost that the arrival of the EMA's 900 staff and many offices for global pharmaceuticals companies will bring.

by | November 20, 2017 | 21:43

The commission, led by former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, called for promoting investment and community-directed growth to alleviate poverty in Rakhine, which Myanmar officials have supported. It also asked Myanmar to allow access for humanitarian assistance and for fact-finding bodies, and to grant full citizenship to Rohingya Muslims in the Rakhine State, among other things.

by | November 20, 2017 | 19:52

The post showed a picture of a decal on the back of a truck that read "F**k Trump and F**k you for voting for him". A hand with a middle finger extended sits in the middle of the decal. "No one would really even know her name right now, but her family has been turned upside down and so I was disgusted like numerous hundreds of thousands if not millions of Americans out there", says state representative Ron Reynolds.

by | November 20, 2017 | 18:53

Britain's largest energy supplier is planning to put an end to the standard energy tariffs used by millions of energy households ahead of Government's looming energy price cap . Its head of regulation, Richard Neudegg, said: "What remains to be seen is if customers rolled onto a new fixed deal with British Gas end up finding themselves on another poor value standard tariff by another name".

by | November 20, 2017 | 18:38

Jeff Flake won't support the Republican tax overhaul, issuing an insulting tweet against the Arizona Republican two days after Flake criticized the president. Flake has publicly sparred with President Trump many times this year, and in a blistering speech on the Senate floor last month , he announced he would not be running for re-election.

by | November 20, 2017 | 18:14

But he said it was "impossible" to compare Alonso's performance with the other Toyota drivers on the day "because we run different programmes and the track temperatures are different, which all has an influence on lap times". Alonso's talks with Toyota have extended to the possibility of the driver taking part in most of the World Endurance Championship in 2018, alongside his F1 commitments with McLaren.

by | November 20, 2017 | 17:36

They are already in Washington, D.C., staying at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel , as per tradition. A search Sunday afternoon showed no rooms available at the Willard Intercontinental for Sunday or Monday nights, but rates fall anywhere from $200 to more than $6,000 for a presidential suite.

by | November 20, 2017 | 17:05

Wise then went on to say that he would still back Moore even if the allegations made by the women were proven to be 100% true. She's voted as a Republican for "years and years and years", she said Monday during an interview with NBC's " Today " show .

by | November 20, 2017 | 16:58

In a tweet, he said Dasmunsi was a popular leader with rich political and administrative experience. Dasmunsi served Congress party for nearly five decades. His contribution to Indian football, especially in starting the national league, was tremendous. "He did notable work to popularize football in India", Modi tweeted.

by | November 20, 2017 | 16:52

Lebanon's Arab League representative objected to the declaration accusing Hezbollah of terrorism and said it is part of Lebanon's government, the Hezbollah-affiliated al-Manar television channel reported. Both Iraq and Lebanon were represented at the meeting by senior diplomats, not their foreign ministers. Asked if Israel has recently shared intelligence with Saudi Arabia, Eizenkot said, " we are prepared to share information if there is a need to do so".

by | November 20, 2017 | 16:55

Martinez had been a border patrol agent since 2013, officials said. US President Donald Trump renewed Sunday his call for building a wall along the country's southern border with Mexico after a US border patrol agent was killed and another was seriously injured while on patrol in Texas, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

by | November 20, 2017 | 15:45

On average, Americans are paying almost 40 cents a gallon more than a year ago, which means collectively we're spending $800 million more on fuel over the Thanksgiving travel period. That's 28 cents higher than this time a year ago. They project 50.9 million Americans will go 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving, up 3.3 percent from past year.

by | November 20, 2017 | 15:41

The government was alive to sufferings of people of twin cities and hoped about breakthrough within next 48 hours. Last week, heavy contingents of Rangers, Frontier Corps (FC) and police were deployed in the area whereas armored vehicles, prison vans and ambulances also made available.

by | November 20, 2017 | 15:27

Banerjee in her tweet attacked the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) without taking any name and accused the "political party" of curbing freedom of expression. "Viacom18 Motion Pictures, the studio behind " Padmavati ", has voluntarily deferred the release date of the film from December 1, 2017", the company spokesperson said in a statement.

by | November 20, 2017 | 15:25

The March 2016 shooting was caught on video by a human rights group and spread widely online. In his decision not to grant a pardon to Azaria, who has expressed no remorse for his actions, Rivlin noted that the military court sentenced him leniently after taking issues raised by Azaria also in his pardon request into account, and passed a lighter sentence, one that was further shortened by IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot.

by | November 20, 2017 | 14:56

Cater complained to Cuomo's office several times - including two calls to his office, an email to the address listed on the governor's website and via Facebook - but either received no response or a response that was "deliberately indifferent", according to the lawsuit.

by | November 20, 2017 | 14:49

On Monday, Manushi said that she was not upset with Shashi Tharoor . "Chillar" talk is just small change - let's not forget the 'chill" within Chillar", reads Manushi's tweet. I wasn't offended even though she is a Times girl. When his tweet created a controversy, the Congress MP tried to clarify his stand saying that, "Guess the pun IS the lowest form of humour, & the bilingual pun lower still!" Earlier to that, during the Femina Miss India 2017 event, Manushi performed her well for ...

by | November 20, 2017 | 14:47

Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan bring in their daughter's sixth birthday in style After bringing in daughter Aaradhya's sixth birthday with an intimate family dinner at a suburban fi ve-star on Thursday, Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan threw a bash at the family's Juhu bungalow over the weekend.

by | November 20, 2017 | 14:23

The temperature is expected to climb Tuesday to a high near 53. We'll have to keep an eye on a few areas of low pressure that'll track along the coast during this time frame. Overnight lows Wednesday night will drop below freezing, into the low 30s. Lows will be in the upper 30s to low 40s. This holiday week will be a quiet one in terms of weather.

by | November 20, 2017 | 13:23

After refueling at Zephyrhills Municipal Airport, the plane was flying back to its point of origin when it had "engine trouble" and crashed on the highway, barely 2 kilometres away from Clearwater Airpark. The pilot and passenger were not injured. The pilot attempted to land the plane on Keene Road but while landing the left wing caught a tree causing the plane to spin and crash.

by | November 20, 2017 | 12:53

Indeed, Mugabe was hoisted with his own petard as his once loyal lieutenants turned the tables against him and sealed his fate using the same methods he had used with perfection and brutal effect in his long political career. Some have speculated that the 93-year-old read the wrong speech on Sunday, or left out crucial passages about stepping down. The constitution says that in the event of a presidential resignation, he will be replaced by the vice president.

by | November 20, 2017 | 11:51

Authorities in Ankara had already banned a German gay film festival on November 15, the day before it was scheduled to start, asserting that it posed "public safety and terrorism risks". Despite this, modern LGBTI individuals complain of mistreatment including harassment, abuse and rape as well as animosity. The popular annual gay pride rally in Istanbul has been blocked for three years by the authorities, who cited security concerns.

by | November 20, 2017 | 11:22

That number, while still big for an opening weekend, came in under the roughly $110 million the industry expected . The global box office totals cushioned the hard landing a little bit for the superhero flick, as it did $185.5 million overseas - giving it a cumulative $281.5 million global launch across all markets.

by | November 20, 2017 | 07:35

I will do everything to ensure that this country comes out well through this hard time", she said. A exhausted looking Merkel said she would stay on as acting chancellor and would consult with President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on how to move forward, adding that a deal had been within reach.

by | November 20, 2017 | 07:23

Milchan was himself questioned in September. The second case relates to allegations that Netanyahu struck a deal for more favorable media coverage with Arnon Mozes, publisher of popular Hebrew-language newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth . The premier is expected to face at least three more rounds of questioning after Sunday. Netanyahu has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing and called the accusations against him a witch hunt orchestrated by a hostile media.

by | November 20, 2017 | 06:55

The CPM leadership also alleged that BJP workers unleashed violence in the presence of policemen. CPM workers damaged BJP flag-posts in retaliation. "The police have failed in pre-empting such incidents", he said.DYFI workers assaultedIn another incident, four DYFI workers were allegedly assaulted by the BJP and the RSS workers near Pettah.

by | November 20, 2017 | 06:53

Analysts expect Song to address the nuclear standoff, which has roiled relations between the two Cold War-era allies as China has backed United Nations sanctions on North Korea over its missile tests and sixth nuclear blast . "Song is not a magician", the newspaper said. Song's North Korean trip is being closely watched by the outside world for any signs of a possible breakthrough in the long-stalled North Korean nuclear issue.

by | November 20, 2017 | 06:23

Okinawa has been the site of a U.S. military bases for decades, a presence which has caused the societal and environmental degradation of the island for over 70 years. USA military personnel in Okinawa have been restricted to base and banned from drinking alcohol after a Marine was arrested over a crash that killed a Japanese man.

by | November 20, 2017 | 06:18

All of the wounded were transferred to Bellevue Hospital, but none of their injuries are life-threatening. "They got a lot of it off even before the fire department came". A piece of plywood "acted like a sail" and blew the whole rig down. Five people were injured by the debris, according to a CBS News report. Investigators said strong wind is to blame for the collapse.

by | November 20, 2017 | 04:53

As per the US Geological Survey' initial data, the tremor hit at a depth of 25 kilometres some 85 kilometres to the east of the lightly populated Loyalty Islands. "Persons in threatened coastal areas should stay alert for information and follow instructions from national and local authorities". A 7.0 magnitude natural disaster struck off the southern Pacific Ocean island of New Caledonia, France, on Sunday.

by | November 20, 2017 | 04:33

Prince Philip is the nation's longest serving consort and the Queen its most enduring monarch. Five years later, Elizabeth succeeded her father, George VI, on the throne and has ruled for the following 65 years, more than any other monarch in British history, with Philip by her side throughout.

by | November 20, 2017 | 04:22

Saudi Arabia has not yet identified the type of the missile fired at Riyadh on Novermber 4. With us, usually, there is no problem, but we respect the other side's wish, when ties are developing, whether it's with Saudi Arabia or with other Arab countries or other Muslim countries, and there is much more ...

by | November 19, 2017 | 22:54

Beware consumer tech manufacturers: The German government won't just ban devices that facilitate spying, they'll demand the devices be smashed with hammer (or whatever means of destruction one prefers) - even if they're dolls. The telecoms regulator also advised schools to pay attention to watches that have an " interception function ". It is not clear whether the German decision to ban such devices was based on the privacy issues associated with them or wider security flaws that have been ...