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Global Media OPEC compliance with oil curbs rises in March as UAE joins cut
Author: 0 OPEC compliance with oil curbs rises in March as UAE joins cut

Fellow OPEC producers Iraq, Algeria and Angola have also backed an extension. Brent crude, the global benchmark, was trading down 6 cents at $50.74 a barrel as of 1:04 Singapore on Monday. The discount of USA crude to Brent has grown to around $2.90 per barrel, heading for its widest close since late 2015. "We believe that the rebalancing of the oil market is making progress, despite the record high United States crude inventories with non-crude USA inventories and non-US ...

Author: 0 Sewol Salvage Delayed by Dangling Loading Ramp

Lee said the ferry would be raised as high as 13 metres (42 feet) above the sea and then moved onto a semi-submersible vessel. Once it is raised to 13 metres, the ferry will be moved onto a semi-submersible ship, which will carry it to the port of Mokpo.

Global Media Elizabeth Smart's father speaks out about missing Tennessee teen
Author: 0 Elizabeth Smart's father speaks out about missing Tennessee teen

Edward Smart said in an interview with ABC 2 that in both cases, the men who snatched the young girls used manipulation to keep them under their spell and afraid to run off or seek help. ABC News reports that a student had reported seeing Cummins kiss Elizabeth on January 23, a claim that they denied. An Amber Alert was issued the following day.

Author: 0 Bodies of 2 UN experts, interpreter found in Congo

The U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres said in a statement on Tuesday that the world body will do everything possible to ensure that justice is done. Sharp and Catalan reportedly disappeared, along with their translator and three drivers, on March 12 while investigating human rights issues and local militia groups in the Congo.

Author: 0 Jury selection slow in Penn St ex-leader's trial

All of the judges in the county recused themselves because of Penn State connections. The 68-year-old Spanier declined to comment as he entered the courthouse Monday in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. His defense said he was just copied on them and did not stop anyone from reporting the incident. Spanier gave his approval to having Curley tell Sandusky to get professional help or face a report to the state's child welfare agency.

Author: 0 Ireland boss O'Neill confident Everton fullback Coleman can fight back

Coleman underwent surgery on Saturday after suffering the injury in Republic of Ireland's 0-0 World Cup qualifying draw against Wales on Friday. With Jon Walters signalling to the Irish bench that Seamus Coleman needed immediate help - after a horrendous Neil Taylor challenge - Shane Long bent down to comfort his friend, teammate and captain.

Global Media Trump Set to Sign New Executive Order Rolling Back Climate Regulations
Author: 0 Trump Set to Sign New Executive Order Rolling Back Climate Regulations

Environmental groups have been preparing for months to fight the Trump administration's environmental rollbacks, including by hiring more lawyers and raising money. Chamber of Commerce President Thomas J. Donohue. That's because overturning legislation requiring states to cut emissions from power plants, reversing a ban on coal leasing on federal lands, ending rules to curb methane emissions from oil and gas production, and reducing the weight of climate change in policy decisions will make ...

Author: 0 New York man charged with murder after EMT killed by ambulance

Gonzalez, 25, hopped on the back of Arroyo's ambulance Thursday night, then darted into the driver's seat and ran her over after a man on the street flagged the vehicle down to say Gonzalez had seized his backpack, authorities said. On Friday, EMTs gathered at Station 26, where Arroyo worked, to pay homage. "And yet, that danger always exists for them". When Arroyo and her partner exited the vehicle to investigate, the man jumped inside, according to authorities.

Global Media Former Penn State president goes to trial in Sandusky scandal
Author: 0 Former Penn State president goes to trial in Sandusky scandal

Schultz said he took a plea because he felt he had been "deficient" for not reporting it. Their testimony had been expected to be a cornerstone of the conspiracy and endangerment case against Spanier. Jurors twice returned to the courtroom with questions but gave no indication how long it may take to produce a verdict. The former vice president also testified that when he first described the incident to Spanier, he used the word horseplay because, he said , that's how Curley told him ...

Global Media ED attaches properties of 2 former CMs in bribery scam
Author: 0 ED attaches properties of 2 former CMs in bribery scam

As per the data shared by ED Joint Director Pravin Pawar, Kamat's assets include 4047 sq feet plot at Gogol, Margao; residential building at Taleigao and Rs 41.35 lakh fixed deposits; all of which adds up to a total of Rs 1.20 crore whereas Alemao-owned eight apartments in Varca amounting to Rs 75 lakh as per the Registered Sale value in 2009 year are seized.

Global Media Ex-Penn State President Guilty Of Child Endangerment In Abuse Scandal
Author: 0 Ex-Penn State President Guilty Of Child Endangerment In Abuse Scandal

He was acquitted of a second endangerment count, as well as a felony count of conspiracy. Spanier served as chancellor of the University of Nebraska - Lincoln from 1991 to 1995. Curley, Schultz and Spanier had an email exchange in 2001 in which they first made a decision to report Sandusky to child-welfare authorities, but after Paterno came back from an overseas trip, Curley testified Wednesday that he notified the others he wanted to change the plan.

Global Media Missing cat from California ends up in Canada years later
Author: 0 Missing cat from California ends up in Canada years later

It's anyone's guess how BooBoo the cat travelled more than 3,000 kilometres from California to Canada, but its American owner says she can't wait to be reunited with her brown tabby, who went missing four years ago. The 21-year-old said the outdoor cat went missing in 2013. The cat's microchip was the key to finding her family. Aleman told The Sacramento Bee that she and her family found BooBoo as a kitten in Watsonville in April 2011.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump Is Getting An Office At The White House

And even though she technically isn't a government employee, he said the first daughter "has chose to go above and beyond" to comply with laws pertaining to ethics, presidential records and intelligence. There is no precedent of Ivanka's current role in the presidential administration in modern USA history. Senior officials say the first daughter is getting an office at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

Author: 0 Key findings from the AP-NORC poll on President Donald Trump

It found that 42 percent of Americans approve and 58 percent disapprove of the job Trump is doing. Besides Trump, who backed the bill, and House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, who was expected to shepherd it through Congress, the poll asked if people blamed House Republicans, House Democrats or the media.

Author: 0 Army assesses damage after storm "absolutely smashes" north Australia

At least one person is believed to have died and 50,000 homes and businesses were left without power overnight as the storm swept along the north Queensland coast. "He called me to say the roof had come off and the ceiling caved in, one of the side doors was blown off and he pushed something heavy against it", she told the Courier Mail .

Author: 0 'Ball in Israeli court,' says Palestinian FA chief

Israeli settlements are considered illegal under the global law and are seen as the main obstacle to the so-called peace talks, which have been frozen since 2014. It also demanded a halt to "all Israeli settlement activities", saying this "is essential for salvaging the two-state solution". Palestinian and Israeli football officials were involved in "heated" talks on Wednesday as Tokyo Sexwale (pictured centre), FIFA's main Middle East negotiator, finally presented his long awaited draft ...

Author: 0 China's Xi to meet Trump next week

Tillerson had planned to skip a meeting of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation foreign ministers scheduled for April 5-6 so he could attend Xi's meeting with Trump, the official said . "China hopes to make joint efforts with the United States to expand trade cooperation, properly settle trade frictions through dialogues and maintain healthy and stable growth of trade and economic ties", he said.

Author: 0 Donald Trump to meet with Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago

The first in-person encounter between the leaders comes after Trump sharply criticized China during the presidential campaign. FILE - This combination of file photos shows U.S. China is doubtful of U.S intention of towards self-ruled Taiwan that China claims its own. Trump and first lady Melania Trump will host dinner for Xi and Chinese first lady Peng Liyuan on April 6, it said.

Author: 0 Led coalition probably had role in Mosul casualties

Votel, the head of U.S. Central Command, said there had been no change in the rules of engagement, but commanders closer to the fighting had been given more authority in order to reduce potential delays. "We know ISIS were fighting from that position in that building". United Nations rights office spokeswoman Ravina Shamdasani said Tuesday that more than 300 civilians have been killed in west Mosul since February 17.

Global Media Sentenced to jail, Christie aide says she won't be scapegoat
Author: 0 Sentenced to jail, Christie aide says she won't be scapegoat

The commission is being rolled out as part of a new office led by Trump's son-in-law and top adviser Jared Kushner, whose father Christie prosecuted in his former role as US attorney. Assistant U.S. Attorney Vikas Khanna called Kelly the "impetus behind the crime". She testified that he authorized what she claimed was a traffic study.

Author: 0 Derry prepares for Martin McGuinness funeral

It had been the most intractable conflict in Britain's recent history. Sir John Major, whose premiership came at a critical time in the peace process, went further. The closer we get to a proper settlement, the more republicans like Martin McGuinness are starting to think about how they are going to live with and alongside unionists rather than how to fight back against them'.

Author: 0 Trump faces bruising battle over coal order

Trump signed the controversial executive order to radically change his predecessor's climate policies, dealing a body blow to worldwide efforts to combat global warming. "On the one hand we're ready for it, on the other hand it felt shittier every day that went past", said Christy Goldfuss, who previously chaired Obama's Council on Environmental Quality.

Author: 0 Arun Jaitley introduces GST draft bills in Lok Sabha

He said if any fund is left after paying compensation, it will be shared between states and Centre. "Under the transformative leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the GST related all the four bills have been passed by the Lok sabha, and on new year, a new tax regime has been unfolded for the benefit of 125 crore of people of India.

Global Media Abbas tells USA envoy historic peace deal possible under Trump
Author: 0 Abbas tells USA envoy historic peace deal possible under Trump

During their meeting in Ramallah today, Greenblatt emphasized the US commitment to "working with Israelis and Palestinians to achieve a lasting peace through direct negotiations". UN spokesman states that the report was published without consulting the UN Secretariat and says its views does not necessarily reflect the secretary-generals.

Author: 0 Korea's ousted leader to undergo questioning over scandal

She spent about seven more hours at the prosecutors' office reviewing their report to check whether they accurately described her testimony. People waved the South Korean flag, a symbol of the pro-Park movement. A liberal opposition politician, Moon Jae-in, is leading in opinion polls and is expected to win a snap presidential election on May 9. They include high-powered former prosecutors now with one of the country's top law firms, Bae, Kim & Lee, known for its litigation expertise.

Author: 0 Spicer says case closed on Russia. It's not

Nunes's unusual stunt last week - when he held a press conference to announce that a secret source had given him information indicating authorities may have incidentally overheard conversations of Trump transition members - added to suspicions that he's coordinating his public statements with the president whose foreign allies he's supposed to be investigating.

Author: 0 Duterte threatens to humiliate news outlets for drug reports

Alejano said: "After careful study, we are filing this supplemental affidavit complaint to make the President answerable for the betraying public trust, culpably violating the Constitution and committing high crime and dereliction of duty when he utterly failed or refused to assert the country's maritime rights and territorial claims over Banham Rise in the West Philippine Sea".

Global Media Time for some common sense on affordable health care
Author: 0 Time for some common sense on affordable health care

But it wasn't clear if that was just talk. "I do think it was important again to point out that the vast majority of our conference was already there in support of the bill that we want to put on President Trump's desk". That would enrage not just Democrats, but independents and some Republicans. Trump has also issued a series of promised executive orders. "Can you add additional folks on without pushing additional folks off?" he said.

Global Media Russia is senators' focus in hearing on election meddling
Author: 0 Russia is senators' focus in hearing on election meddling

Marco Rubio that his presidential campaign was targeted. Watts said he fears for his own safety after speaking about Russian efforts. Burr and Warner have pledged cooperation with each other on the committee's probe of Russia's influence during the campaign, distancing themselves from the fractured House intelligence committee's investigation that has been fraught with partisanship.

Global Media Merkel rejects May's plan of parallel Brexit and trade talks
Author: 0 Merkel rejects May's plan of parallel Brexit and trade talks

The parliament will not participate directly in the negotiations , and the resolution is legally non-binding, but its consent will be needed on the final deal. The Government has published details of proposed legislation to transfer the whole of EU law on to the United Kingdom statute book as Britain leaves the European Union.

Author: 0 Northern Ireland parties get extra time to solve stalemate

Both parties blame the other for the breakdown in talks. Labour's Tom Blenkinsop, who sits on the Northern Ireland select committee, pressed the Government over funding for the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) in the wake of the terror attack in Westminster last week and recent attempts to attack police officers in the North.

Author: 0 Former Chris Christie aides sentenced to prison An error occurred

District Court Judge Susan Wigenton, according to NJ Advance Media . The traffic jam was arranged to target a local mayor who decided not to endorse Mr Christie's re-election bid. The sentences came months after Baroni and Kelly were found guilty on seven counts in November, including conspiracy, fraud and civil rights deprivation.

Author: 0 Putin meets France's Le Pen in Kremlin

Russian Federation has come under scrutiny after allegedly attempting to influence the result of the USA presidential election last November, and his meeting with far-right leader Le Pen will do little to quell claims that he is trying to wield further influence on worldwide leaders.

Global Media No Aust plane ban for electronic devices
Author: 0 No Aust plane ban for electronic devices

The U.S. government is ordering passengers on nonstop, U.S. -bound flights from a handful of mostly Middle Eastern and North African countries to pack electronic devices other than cellphones in their checked baggage. The move came hours after the USA government warned that extremists plan to target passenger jets with bombs hidden in electronic devices, and issued a ban on flights from 10 airports in eight countries.

Author: 0 UK police make another arrest in parliamentary attack investigation

In addition, two police officers injured in the attack remained in the hospital with serious injuries. "Our investigation focuses on understand his motivation, his operation and his associates", Rowley said. It was as long ago as November 1983 that he first came to the attention of authorities when he was found guilty of causing criminal damage, while his last conviction came 14 years ago in December 2003 for possession of a knife.

Author: 0 Australian chilled beef exporters to get better access to China

The China-Australia Free Trade Agreement has boosted bilateral trade since it took effect in December 2015. Australia has followed key ally the United States in carrying out several so-called "Freedom of Navigation" overflights and sail-bys in the region, which China previously described as "provocations".

Global Media One should not be forced to sing 'Vande Mataram': Congress
Author: 0 One should not be forced to sing 'Vande Mataram': Congress

The seven corporators protested when the mayor informed them of the decision for not allowing entry to anybody who refuses to sing the national song. There is also a proposal to terminate the membership of those councillors who did not sing the national song and instead walk out of the meeting.

Global Media Senate intel leaders pledge Russia probe cooperation
Author: 0 Senate intel leaders pledge Russia probe cooperation

Committee staffers are "within weeks" of completing the review of that material, Burr said, and have examined a majority of the paperwork piled into binders and stored in secure reading rooms. Wyden also says that the president's son, Donald Trump Jr., stated in 2008 that Russians make up a "pretty disproportionate cross section of a lot of our assets".

Global Media UN Ambassador Haley:
Author: 0 UN Ambassador Haley: "The Days of Israel-Bashing Are Over"

Ambassador David Friedman to Israel "and especially to Jerusalem" - a nod to Israeli hopes that Trump's administration will be the one to finally move the U.S. "We have a lot of things to talk about", in the Middle East and elsewhere, she added. Pence also said that the USA will hunt down and destroy the Islamic State "at its source".

Author: 0 Federal judge in Hawaii extends injunction halting travel ban

Attorneys for the government didn't immediately return requests for comment. President Trump says his revised travel ban seeks to prevent terrorists from entering the United States. US District Judge Derrick Watson in Hawaii said on Wednesday that he had turned his original temporary restraining order into a preliminary injunction .

Author: 0 60 vote margin for confirmation not a historical standard

If Senate Democrats try to block Gorsuch from serving on the high court, Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is poised to use the so-called nuclear option . Johnson met with Gorsuch Tuesday and called him highly qualified for the job. Sen. Chuck Schumer , D-NY, critiqued Gorsuch after his nomination, saying Gorsuch "has repeatedly sided with corporations over working people" and "demonstrated a hostility toward women's rights".

Author: 0 WH distances Trump from Manafort after AP report

Manafort confirmed that he worked for Oleg Deripaska, a Russian billionaire with close ties to Putin, but rejected an Associated Press report alleging that work was aimed at furthering the political interests of Putin's government. U.S. diplomatic cables from 2006 described him as "among the 2-3 oligarchs Putin turns to on a regular basis" and "a more-or-less permanent fixture on Putin's trips abroad".

Author: 0 Northern Ireland's Political Parties Can't Agree To Work Together

But the Democratic Unionists claimed Sinn Fein had entered negotiations "as if they were the only participants whose mandate mattered". Sinn Fein pulled out of negotiations on Sunday after announcing it would not nominate a new deputy first minister.

Author: 0 Two ex-Christie aides sentenced in bridge traffic revenge plot

District Judge Susan D. Wigenton in Newark. Trial testimony described angry tirades by Christie and detailed his subordinates using the Port Authority as a source of political favors for politicians whose endorsements they sought. But Assistant U.S. Attorney Lee Cortes responded that Baroni should have known better, and should have gone to authorities when he learned of the plot, but instead tried to cover it up.

Global Media European Union reunites in Rome
Author: 0 European Union reunites in Rome

At the ceremony he highlighted the importance of the Treaties of Rome Treaties, which established the European common market, and pointed out there was still a lot of work that needed to be one:. "And there are things that are not negotiable" - the European Union freedom of movement, goods, people and services. Several demonstrators tweeted photos of the rally, with one insisting "We are not a bargaining chip", referring to uncertainty over the rights of European Union nationals in Britain ...