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by | April 28, 2018 | 22:00

EU member States on Friday approved a proposal from the European Commission to ban the use in the open of three pesticides found to be harmful to bees . Emi Murphy, from Friends of the Earth , added: "This is a major victory for science, common sense and our under-threat bees". The three neonicotinoid pesticides targeted by the ban are toxic to insects, affecting the central nervous system, disrupting learning and memory, and eventually resulting in paralysis and death.

by | April 28, 2018 | 21:38

Bliss told jurors that they were about to make "one of the most important decisions you're ever going to make in your lives". Five other women got on the witness stand and testified the same thing had happened to them. And they have heard from a witness who says his chief accuser talked about framing a high-profile person to score a big payday. She woke up to find him penetrating her vagina with his fingers and making her masturbate his penis, she says.

by | April 27, 2018 | 11:06

Asaram's ashram had been evacuated ahead of the verdict and millions of his followers were warned against assembling at the jail, to avoid the chaos that descended after another spiritual guru Gurmeet Ram Rahim had been found guilty of rape past year.

by | April 27, 2018 | 11:10

Vester was also interviewed at length for the Post , and backed up her claims to both publications with contemporaneous journal entries. Former NBC correspondent Linda Vester and an unnamed former NBC News production assistant said that that Brokaw made unwanted advances toward them in the 1990s, when Brokaw was the anchor of " NBC Nightly News " and the face of the network's news department.

by | April 27, 2018 | 11:07

When he tweeted a photo of his signed Make America Great Again hat, he reportedly lost some significant celebrity followers, including Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, and three of his Kardashian/Jenner sister-in-laws. Trump's election was fueled by the notion of white supremacy, something West had publicly spoken out against when George Bush was in power. But others were quick to embrace West.

by | April 27, 2018 | 11:05

It would be classic Zlatan, but not exactly fair, for the striker to arrive at the World Cup and slot into the No.9 role having watched his teammates reach the finals from his sofa. The Swedes in the play-offs for the world Cup sensationally beat the Italian national team. There is no other issue there", he said, before adding: "But If I'm going to the World Cup? The 36-year-old recently left Manchester United and moved to the Major League Soccer, signing for LA Galaxy.

by | April 27, 2018 | 11:00

Each season brings new weapons, and new cosmetic appearance items, to Fortnite Battle Royale . Now, players are shocked to see that meteors have broken through the atmosphere and are beginning to impact the island. The image of the masked hero could even be our first look at one of the new skins that will be coming to the game whenever season 4 kicks off. With the 10th week of Season 3 arriving very, very soon, it's time to look ahead at the Fortnite Season 4 Release Date and Theme.

by | April 27, 2018 | 10:51

It is unclear why Comey has hired Fitzgerald, who is now a partner at the law firm, Skadden Arps, according to Talking Points Memo , which broke the news . Maybe it's my decades at Agudath Israel, over which time I regularly witnessed (and continue to witness) decisions made on high principle attacked from opposite corners.

by | April 27, 2018 | 10:50

The pair have shared a particularly strong bond since their mother Diana, Princess of Wales, died in a Paris vehicle crash in 1997. Aside from the wedding ceremony duties, William will also be tasked with organising his brother's stag do, with bookies tipping Scotland as the favoured destination.

by | April 27, 2018 | 10:45

At the Huawei Analysts Summit in Shenzhen last week, Huawei rotating chariman Eric Xu appeared to acknowledge that the company has been largely locked out of the USA market. The US Senators have raised concerns against the spread of Chinese technologies in the US and have openly called them part of China's surveillance and counterintelligence mechanism.

by | April 27, 2018 | 10:48

Whoa! Right? Now, this may just mean that the Bollywood diva is just exhausted of answering questions about her friend's wedding instead of her show, which she is aiming to promote, but even for her, that was a bit harsh. This time , they were all about who can chew Skittles the fastest. But this happiness would soon turn into one of the most freakish experiences for the actress when Fallon's second guest, magician David Blaine turned up to perform a trick.

by | April 26, 2018 | 11:00

His original sentencing, which took place on November 6, sparked large protests and drew hundreds of demonstrators , including a number of celebrities and athletes, to the streets of Philadelphia to demand justice for the rapper. They fiercely criticized the judge as a stream of high-powered figures and celebrities visited Mill in jail in the weeks and days before the Supreme Court ruling.

by | April 26, 2018 | 10:57

Two of the 17 priests and parishioners were killed on Tuesday, April 24, in an armed attack on the Catholic Church in a village in the Nigerian state of Benue, reports CNN , citing local police. "The name of the church is St. Ignatius' Catholic Church". Mervyn Thomas, Chief Executive of Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), said: "This cowardly attack on people who had merely gathered to worship constitutes a gross violation of the right to freedom of religion or belief".

by | April 26, 2018 | 10:53

Here are one of the screenshots police released of what they say is the robbery . Williams was charged with possession/carrying a firearm, improper storage of a firearm, possession of ammunition without an FID card, possession of a large capacity feeding device, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and marked lanes violation, state police said .

by | April 26, 2018 | 10:37

At one stage, Carole moved in with Kate and William to support their growing family, and she will have her hands full as her other daughter is due to give birth at the end of this year. And according to Prince William , the newborn's first few days in this world have also been smooth sailing. The prince added that his new son was healthy and sleeping great.

by | April 25, 2018 | 06:41

You might recall how back in July of a year ago, it was announced that a letter written by Tupac Shakur to Madonna was set to head for auction, with bidding starting at $100,000. "It's a clear cut victory for us", Gotta Have It! auction house co-owner Ed Kosinski said. "She shouldn't have signed a settlement agreement relinquishing the right to all property in Darlene's possession".

by | April 25, 2018 | 06:07

The whole movement, which went by the name NXIVM (pronounced Nexium) was touted as a self-help programme - which is how fellow Smallville alum Kristen Kreuk was involved, and then later forced to deny involvement in the more sinister end of it .

by | April 25, 2018 | 05:16

Perhaps she went to learn some parenting tricks from her sister? Handout image issued by the Royal Collection Trust of a pram decoration, part of a range of official commemorative souvenirs marking the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's baby son that has gone on sale.

by | April 24, 2018 | 12:10

Knowing that Uranus smells like digestive expulsions is hilarious, but the composition of its upper atmosphere also sheds some light on the solar system's history and formation. Figuring out the chemical makeup of Uranus is key to understanding how the structure of the Solar System. Uranus and Neptune both formed in the colder part of the solar nebulae that seeded the planets billions of years ago.

by | April 24, 2018 | 12:05

According to Rasmussen - who is estranged from her mother and lives with her grandmother in New Mexico - the griping is "ripping the family apart", and she hopes the "craziness" that's engulfed her family will die down. Harry told the congregation: "My father is very sorry not to be able to make it here so I am going to read some remarks on his behalf". In a collection of satirical tweets Twitter users have imagined the bride-to-be's reaction to the news with many suggesting that she ...