by | February 15, 2018 | 13:26

The news originates with a letter reportedly seen by Reuters - sent to European Union Environment Commissioner Karmenu Vella, and signed by Germany's Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks, chancellery head Peter Altmaier, and Agriculture Minister Christian Schmidt - which lays out other possibilities as well (which are less ambitious), so the plans are by no means a sure thing as of yet.

by | February 15, 2018 | 13:27

Crude oil prices declined slightly on Tuesday on the release of the IEA report. While demand has yet to catch up to elevated supplies, rebounding economies in Europe and steady economic growth in the US could prompt more upside for oil this year.

by | February 15, 2018 | 13:11

The gang reached the spot in a van and soon began hurling crude bombs before hacking Shuhaib, who sustained serious injuries. The victim, Shuhaib, 30, was the Youth Congress president of Keezhallor mandalam in Kannur district. "Since then the CPI (M) had announced publicly that his days are numbered". Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala further pointed fingers at the police for not checking political violence.

by | February 15, 2018 | 13:09

The government on Wednesday said it had also considered the recommendations of the Justice Ramachandran Nair Committee which studied the demand for a hike in the fares. The Private Bus Operators' Coordination Committee said considering the steep hike in diesel and spare parts prices, they will not be able to run services at the minimum rate of Rs 8.

by | February 15, 2018 | 12:56

The deceased climber was part of the second group. Authorities say all climbers who had been stranded on Oregon's tallest mountain are safe. The sheriff's office says rescuers used a sled and a rope system to bring down a woman who said she was unable to move.

by | February 15, 2018 | 12:52

Malcolm Turnbull and senior Nationals expressed confidence in Mr Joyce, despite a handful of Nationals MPs agitating for him to consider his future. New allegations against Mr Joyce, who is set to become acting prime minister next week, include that he sexually harassed women at social functions.

by | February 15, 2018 | 12:50

Wendell Carter Jr added 19 points and 10 rebounds, and Gary Trent Jr. finished with 15 points for the Blue Devils. Duke center Marques Bolden (20) shoots over Georgia Tech center Ben Lammers (44) in the half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Feb.

by | February 15, 2018 | 12:49

However, Van der Veer told the Volkskrant in an email that he had spoken to Zijlstra about Putin in a more wide-ranging conversation but that Putin's remark about Greater Russia was "historically intended". The Financieele Dagblad heads its editorial "The end of Zijlstra". The Russian Embassy said in a statement that Zijlstra's allegations "do not hold up against any criticism and are only meant to spread false perceptions of Russia's intentions".

by | February 15, 2018 | 12:44

Tourism officials have affirmed the President's assessment, AFP reported. "It's a shame that Boracay, which has repeatedly been recognised by prestigious travel magazines as the world's handsome island, may yet end up a paradise lost if water contamination continues", said the Philippines tourism secretary Wanda Teo in a statement.

by | February 15, 2018 | 12:38

STAT made the leap from high school to the National Basketball Association in 2002 after being selected 9th overall by the Phoenix Suns. Stoudemire, 35, announced his official retirement from professional basketball in September after helping Hapoel Jerusalem win the Israeli Basketball Premier League championship last season.

by | February 15, 2018 | 12:30

President Maithripala Sirisena's centre-left Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's centre-right United National Party (UNP) suffered a defeat in a local election at the weekend, raising concerns over the future of the unity government.

by | February 15, 2018 | 12:03

Barnaby Joyce has been granted a temporary leadership reprieve after colleagues agreed to "let the dust settle" following a dramatic intervention by senior party figures led by Nationals president Larry Anthony. The timeline of when Joyce was seeing Campion, when he gave it another go with his wife, and when he got back together with Campion is vague enough that it is hard to nail down any specific wrongdoing.

by | February 15, 2018 | 11:57

His SUV, however, did not want to stop. When troopers realized he wasn't going to stop, they called the Fellsmere Police Department for assistance. "I'm about to hit somebody", driver Joseph Cooper said. "All BMW vehicles , including the 2003 X5 described in this incident, employ an electronic accelerator pedal which uses software logic to override the accelerator whenever the brake pedal is pressed while driving".

by | February 15, 2018 | 11:57

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by | February 15, 2018 | 11:52

The police wanted to talk to six players because they were potential witnesses, rather than perpetrators, in a possible sexual assault but quickly concluded that no crime had been committed. The FFR officially confirmed that via their twitter account at 11:45 this morning. Reports suggest that members of the French squad became involved in a fight at the end of a night out in the Scottish capital yesterday.

by | February 15, 2018 | 11:52

But even though Woolley officially filed paperwork for Angus last week, the Kansas Secretary of State's Office decreed on Monday that dogs are not allowed to serve as governor , according to local station KWCH-TV. "Under Kansas law, there is no law governing the qualifications for governor , not one", Caskey also said. That's because Angus is a dog. Dog mayors -surprisingly not unheard of in the United States.

by | February 15, 2018 | 11:37

Tillerson , who is on a visiting tour in the Middle East, said the mandatory training was announced to State Department employees last month. "So I think it'll be up to the president to decide when he feels it's time and he's ready to put that plan forward", said Tillerson.

by | February 15, 2018 | 11:17

It's a growing, suburban district, much like the areas where other states have seen the biggest swings in Democrats' favor. Republicans and Democrats have contested over 80 special elections since 2017 began. "Just like we did a year ago with Annette Taddeo , Democrats are organizing, investing and winning elections across Florida as voters reject Rick Scott and Donald Trump's disastrous agenda", said Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez .

by | February 15, 2018 | 10:53

Madigan praised the woman for speaking out and instructed his attorney to "conduct a thorough investigation". Kevin Quinn had worked for Madigan for almost 20 years, both on campaigns and in Madigan's constituent service office that he shares with Ald.

by | February 15, 2018 | 10:49

McArthur, 66, now faces five counts of first-degree murder related to men who have disappeared from Toronto's gay community. McArthur, who was arrested by police in January, is due to appear in a Toronto courtroom via video link on Wednesday.