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Author: 0 Dakota Access Pipeline vandalized before it comes online

Authorities say the burn holes are in empty sections of pipe, AP said. Scherman did say in the court documents that ETP still plans to have oil flowing this week through the $3.8 billion pipeline that will carry North Dakota crude to a shipping point in IL.

Global Media Park Geun Hye: From president to prisoner - in just three weeks
Author: 0 Park Geun Hye: From president to prisoner - in just three weeks

Arresting Park, the central figure of a scandal that led to her impeachment last month, is expected to give more room for the prosecution to move forward to investigate other business tycoons involved in the scandal. Surveys had showed about 70 percent of South Koreans would support Park's arrest. Her detention began after a court approved a warrant calling for her arrest.

Global Media China suspended North Korea coal imports to not exceed quota
Author: 0 China suspended North Korea coal imports to not exceed quota

In its latest attempt to remind the world that it exists and should be taken seriously, North Korea has just launched an intermediate-range Musudan missile. Pyongyang claims it is in the final stages of developing an intercontinental ballistic missile, fitted with a nuclear warhead, that could reach the United States mainland.

Author: 0 EU offers pre-Brexit trade talks, tough on transition

The minister also said that there will be no "British rebate" when it comes to defending the European Union's interests in the upcoming divorce negotiations with London . But that leaves only 10 months before October 2018 when Barnier says the talks must wrap up to give time for the European Parliament and member states to approve what the negotiators come up with.

Author: 0 Merkel's party easily beats centre-left in state poll

Merkel's hold on power is stronger than some predicted. "In uncertain times, the people trust in leaders and political forces that govern in a dependable way", he said. The result spelt a five-point boost for the CDU over the SPD, which has served as the unhappy junior partner to the conservatives in so-called grand coalitions at both the state and national levels.

Global Media Tesla Rolls Out Software 8.1 Autopilot Update
Author: 0 Tesla Rolls Out Software 8.1 Autopilot Update

Maybe Chris Lattner, the company's vice president of Autopilot, is referring to the flashiest, fastest update: Autosteer will now work for speeds up to 80 miles per hour. This higher speed will only become available once each vehicle has finished calibrating its cameras. The update also includes lane departure warning which, when activated, will alert drivers when their vehicle crosses over a lane marking.

Author: 0 Former Trump advisor Flynn offers testimony for immunity

Both committees indicated they're skeptical of Flynn's public request, made Thursday night, for immunity from prosecution in exchange for his testimony. He made the comments in relation to former Hillary Clinton staffers being granted immunity as the FBI investigated her use of her server when she was secretary of state.

Author: 0 Banking probe focuses on ex-Trump campaign chief

When asked by NBC News on March 22 about the AP report, Spicer refused to discuss Manafort further. In the 2014 case, Mr Manafort used Cypriot shell companies as part of a 19 million dollar deal with Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska to purchase Ukrainian cable television provider Black Sea Cable.

Author: 0 US Commander: Coalition 'Probably Had a Role' in Deadly Mosul Airstrike

US airstrikes probably played a role in the deaths of dozens of civilians in Mosul earlier this month, USA and Iraqi military officials acknowledged Tuesday, but they denied the rules for avoiding civilian casualties have been loosened despite a recent spike in civilian casualties.

Author: 0 Poles celebrate European Union with march on bloc's 60th anniversary

Sixty years ago, recovering from the tragedy of two world wars, we chose to bond together and rebuild our continent from its ashes. "As well as so-called 'remainers, ' there are also people here who voted for Brexit, but they want a Brexit that will keep ties with Europe alive, not the kind of Brexit that seems to be on the cards".

Global Media Former Trump aide Manafort offers to talk to committee in Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Former Trump aide Manafort offers to talk to committee in Russian Federation probe

He also announced that the committee has called on FBI Director James Comey and the National Security Agency director, Adm. Mike Rogers , to return to the Hill to brief the intelligence committee in a closed session. The FBI cannot yet prove that collusion took place, but the information suggesting collusion is now a large focus of the investigation, the officials said.

Author: 0 Israeli Teen Arrested as Jewish Center 'Bomber'

The worldwide covert operation, in cooperation with Federal Bureau of Investigation representatives who arrived in Israel as well as other police organizations around the world, used internet and web technologies to research the concentration of events and analyze them at the National Cyber Center of the Israel Police.

Global Media Staff of opposition leader's anti-corruption fund jailed
Author: 0 Staff of opposition leader's anti-corruption fund jailed

The rallies in Moscow and dozens of Russian cities and towns were the country's largest since the 2012 protests against President Vladimir Putin's return to the Kremlin for a third presidency. Most Russians receive their news from state-run television, which mostly ignored Navalny's YouTube expose and his call for protest. "Navalny and his investigation set off this wave", says 50-year old businessman Andrei Polyakov, who keeps a pen with Navalny's name in the pocket of his jacket.

Author: 0 UP CM Yogi Adityanath meets prime minister Modi, discusses UP

Three shops selling meat and fish were allegedly set on fire by unidentified persons in Hathras, Uttar Pradesh, triggering panic in the area. Post assuming office as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Parliament today.

Global Media SNP calls for new referendum, Sinn Fein demands border poll
Author: 0 SNP calls for new referendum, Sinn Fein demands border poll

Sturgeon may have a strong political case for independence - i.e allowing Remain-voting Scotland to break away from Brexit Britain and pursue European Union membership as an independent country - but trying to sell years of austerity to the Scottish public would be a hard ask, Goodwin suggests.

Global Media No time to hear Ayodhya appeals now: SC
Author: 0 No time to hear Ayodhya appeals now: SC

After expressing its readiness to work for a "negotiated settlement" of the vexed litigation over the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute, the Supreme Court firmly put the six year-old appeals back in cold storage saying "we don't have time for early hearing of this case".

Global Media Delhi Police arrests Unitech MD Sanjay Chandra
Author: 0 Delhi Police arrests Unitech MD Sanjay Chandra

The managing directors were also accused of collecting the money from home buyers and laundering it overseas through a shell company. According to police, 91 people invested Rs 35 crores in the project but never got their flats. Chandra and his brother were to hand over the flats in the Greater Noida real estate project to buyers in 2008 but did not adhere to the agreement, News18 reported.

Author: 0 China denies currency manipulation allegations ahead of Xi-Trump meeting

The US is also expected to criticize Beijing for its pursuit of expansive claims in the South China Sea, where Taiwan has similar claims. He said it was a result of the global distribution of industries and the division of labour, as well as the two countries' different economic structures.

Author: 0 The Bottom Line: Trump signs order to dismantle climate change rules

Donald Trump, who in the past has labelled climate change a " hoax " and invented by the Chinese, had regularly excoriated his predecessor's environmental policies as an attack on workers and the country's struggling coal industry. "Those decisions are being made at the state level and plant by plant", siad Earthjustice president Trip Van Noppen , who said his group was "continuing to work aggressively to retire dirty coal plants".

Author: 0 Kremlin slams anti-corruption protests as 'provocation'

European Union calls for release of prominent Kremlin critic Navalny, a day after he was detained at opposition protest in Moscow . "The United States government can not be silent about Russia's crackdown on peaceful protesters". Navalny was arrested Sunday as he walked to a protest in Moscow and spent the night in jail before appearing in court. Navalny was grabbed by police while walking to the rally from a nearby subway station.

Global Media SC removes age cap of 25 years for candidates taking NEET exam
Author: 0 SC removes age cap of 25 years for candidates taking NEET exam

Today Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has Activated the online Application Link for Aspirants Who are Intrested Can apply for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Examination (NEET) 2017. The court directed local authorities and agencies to provide CBSE with logistical support, for example, like additional centres in lieu of larger number of candidates.

Author: 0 Tillerson walks a tightrope in trip to mend USA ties with Turkey

Turkey has been using the base as a trump card to emphasize its priorities and "red lines" - particularly regarding the cooperation between the U.S. and the Syrian Kurdish militia fighters, or YPG - ahead of the Raqqa campaign. -based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen , accused of staging a failed coup attempt previous year. "They're Syrians, that's who's going to Raqqa", Townsend said .

Author: 0 President ordering an end to trade abuse

President Donald Trump will order staff on Friday to pinpoint countries and goods responsible for America's almost $50 billion trade deficit , in a protectionist warning shot to trade partners like China. that may have cost large trade deficits, or because some products that are not made in the USA and have to be imported. The orders are modest compared with the dramatic changes in trade policy that Mr.

Author: 0 White House signals it can live without border wall funds

Democrats pounced anyway. "The administration is asking the American taxpayer to cover the cost of a wall - unneeded, ineffective, absurdly expensive - that Mexico was supposed to pay for, and he is cutting programs vital to the middle class to get that done", said Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y).

Author: 0 USA military says hard to avoid Mosul casualties, probes blast

Amnesty International on Tuesday said the rising death toll suggested the USA -led coalition wasn't taking adequate precautions as it helps Iraqi forces try to retake the city. A number of policemen were also wounded. The fighting has inflicted heavy casualties on the Iraqi security forces, according to the head of US Central Command.

Author: 0 United Nations to conduct inquiry into experts' deaths

Michael Sharp, the son of Hesston professor John Sharp and medical worker Michele Miller Sharp, was one of two United Nations officials, one American and one Swedish, kidnapped along with four Congolese in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Kasai Central province.

Author: 0 Three White House officials linked to Nunes visit

Asked about the New York Times report on White House involvement, Nunes' spokesman Jack Langer said, "As he's stated many times , Chairman Nunes will not confirm or deny speculation about his source's identity, and he will not respond to speculation from anonymous sources".

Author: 0 Israel approves first West Bank settlement in 25 years

The issue of Jewish settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem has always been a major source of dispute between Israel and the Palestinians. "That's really a statement that's been seen by the Israelis as a green light to go ahead and build this new settlement", Al Jazeera's Imran Khan, reporting from the occupied West Bank, said.

Global Media Clashes erupt against President Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela following court ruling
Author: 0 Clashes erupt against President Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela following court ruling

JOHN OTIS, BYLINE: In a ruling late Wednesday night, the supreme court declared that the National Assembly, the name for Venezuela's congress, was in contempt and that the court would assume legislative functions. Maduro is the ideological successor of the late Hugo Chavez, a key ally of Cuba's Castro brothers and Iran as well as a virulent enemy of USA influence in the hemisphere.

Author: 0 Trump signs executive orders to ramp up trade enforcement

But Peter Navarro, director of the White House National Trade Council, stressed the orders had nothing to do with Trump hosting President Xi Jinping of China at his estate in Florida next week. "Needless to say the number one source of the deficit is China", Mr Ross said, before listing more than a dozen other "countries that will potentially be involved".

Author: 0 China, Australia pledge closer trade ties

Australia has previously drawn criticism from China for running surveillance flights over disputed islands in the South China Sea and called on China to obey global norms in the strategic waterway. In recent years China has reclaimed land and constructed port facilities, lighthouses and an airstrip on the Spratly Islands, an island chain to which China, as well as several other Pacific Rim countries, lays claim.

Author: 0 European Union urges Russian Federation to release protesters 'without delay'

They were among the thousands of demonstrators who took to the streets to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. "You are the country's best people and Russia's hope for a normal future", he wrote on Twitter . The US and the European Union both issued statements calling on Russian Federation to free detained protesters, but Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said yesterday that such calls were wide of the mark.

Author: 0 Scripps Climate Scientist Discusses Implications Of Trump's Rollback Of Clean Power Policy

Finally, given that renewable energy will soon be cheaper to produce than coal , businesses may have little incentive to revert to the polluting energy source . We're already seeing China and European Union stepping up their worldwide leadership on this issue. European Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Canete attends a news conference in Beijing, China March 30, 2017.

Author: 0 House Intel Dem invited to view documents at White House

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) said in an interview that aired Thursday that Nunes had told him his source for the information was a "whistle-blower type person". "If that was created to hide the origin of the materials, that raises profound questions about just what the White House is doing that need to be answered", Schiff said.

Author: 0 Probe into Mosul blast moves to formal investigation -US general

Evidence gathered on the ground in Mosul "points to an alarming pattern of USA -led coalition airstrikes which have destroyed whole houses with entire families inside", the Amnesty report said. Iraqi commanders were "allowed to directly contact the air strikes cell" to ask for a target to be bombed, with the response coming "in just 20 seconds sometimes", he said.

Global Media Daylight saving coming to an end
Author: 0 Daylight saving coming to an end

NSW residents are encouraged to change their smoke alarm batteries on April 2. Residents in Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and the ACT can also put their clocks back one hour from 3am AEST this Sunday. It's that time of year again - Daylight Saving Time will wind up on Sunday, April 2. FRNSW Zone Commander Superintendent Tom Cooper said it was important to routinely check smoke alarms as fires could take hold in just a matter of minutes.

Global Media White House resists Sally Yates from testifying about Trump-Russia links
Author: 0 White House resists Sally Yates from testifying about Trump-Russia links

Sally Q. Yates, then the USA deputy attorney general, speaks during a press conference at the Department of Justice on June 28, 2016 in Washington , DC. Nunes also scheduled a closed meeting with FBI Director James Comey and NSA head Mike Rogers, but that was canceled, as well. "I believe the public cannot have the necessary confidence that matters involving the President's campaign or transition team can be objectively investigated or overseen by the Chairman", Schiff said in a ...

Global Media Venezuela leader urges court to review ruling on congress
Author: 0 Venezuela leader urges court to review ruling on congress

Opposition leaders scoffed at that as a hypocritical response to global outrage against his government. An opposition member waves a Venezuelan flag during a protest against President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas on Thursday. But his ratings have plummeted as Venezuelans struggle with a fourth year of recession, scarcities of food and medicines and the highest inflation in the world.

Author: 0 Malaysia says won't break ties with North Korea

Kim, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, was poisoned in Kuala Lumpur airport after VX nerve agent , a lethal chemical that is on a United Nations list of weapons of mass destruction, was smeared in his face. On Thursday evening, Najib announced the crisis was over after his government had granted North Korea permission to take custody of the body. He said they were even contacting the Malaysian side in the wee hours with their demands.

Author: 0 Martin McGuinness 'persevered and prevailed', says Bill Clinton at funeral

The priest said McGuinness, who died earlier this week aged 66, knew how many people struggled with his IRA past, but the presence of so many people was an eloquent testimony to "a complex man". Referring to Mr. McGuinness' IRA past she said that she can not forget that "there will be empty chairs and broken hearts as a result of the terrorism Martin McGuinness supported".

Author: 0 Flynn seeks immunity in Russian Federation probe

Flynn's attorney said Thursday that the retired general is in discussions with the House and Senate intelligence committees, indicating he wants immunity from "unfair prosecution" in exchange for answering questions on potential ties between Russian Federation and Trump campaign associates.

Global Media Kremlin spokesman: Russia-US relations 'maybe even worse' than Cold War
Author: 0 Kremlin spokesman: Russia-US relations 'maybe even worse' than Cold War

Putin on Thursday denied any involvement in the U.S. election, and Peskov echoed that view, saying the US's accusations were "fake news" and "slander". The actions included the expulsion of 35 Russians identified by the U.S.as Moscow intelligence operatives and sanctions against five Russian entities and four individuals for alleged cyberassaults on Democratic party operatives and political organizations during the presidential campaign.

Author: 0 KZN officials laud indelible mark Ahmed Kathrada left on struggle for freedom

We are shattered by his death but Kathrada will be remembered for his role in creating a new and vibrant South Africa. But laws that discriminated against non-whites existed prior to that. The person harbouring those emotions suffers more. While remaining loyal to the liberation movement, Kathrada had been critical of the ANC's direction in recent years.

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