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Author: 0 Eskom calls on South Africa to switch off for Earth Hour

Anne Meikle, Head of WWF Cymru, added: "We're delighted that Wrexham Council is supporting WWF's Earth Hour again this year". Organised globally by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Earth Hour was originally created to encourage individuals and organisations to "turn off their non-essential lights for one hour" to preserve energy.

Global Media Coal miner Peabody emerging from bankruptcy
Author: 0 Coal miner Peabody emerging from bankruptcy

About 60,000 coal mining jobs, or more than 40%, have vanished since 2011, and the country's total production of the fossil fuel previous year hit its lowest level since 1978. Peabody, which filed for Chapter 11 protection in April last. Coal remains an essential part of the energy mix, and Peabody is the largest USA coal producer while our Australian platform has access to the higher-growth Asia-Pacificregion.' Peabody is the world's largest private-sector coal company and a Fortune 500 ...

Author: 0 India has never used me against China, says the Dalai Lama

India has warned China against creating "an artificial controversy" around the Dali Lama's visit to Arunachal Pradesh , NDTV reports. Bomdila: Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama arrives at Thubchog Gatsel Ling Monastery in Bomdila, Arunachal Pradesh on April 4, 2017.

Author: 0 North Korea presumably fires another ballistic missile - agency

The South Korean military said the missile was sacked from land near the east coast city of Sinpo and flew only about 60 kilometers (40 miles). The missile was sacked at a high angle and reached an altitude of 189 km (117 miles), the official said.

Author: 0 United Kingdom boat race likely still on despite suspected WWII bomb

Cambridge's women's head coach Rob Baker said: "Oxford had a mishap at the start, which was really unfortunate; we would rather that doesn't happen". CUBC were unable to make it two in a row as they suffered a spirited defeat in the Men's Boat Race on the Thames this afternoon.

Global Media Confident Johnson not getting complacent ahead of Masters
Author: 0 Confident Johnson not getting complacent ahead of Masters

It was simple, yet something important to get Spieth in the right frame of mind heading to Thursday's round . He said victory would be 100 times sweeter than his first major victory if his mum is watching on. The 2015 Masters champion saw his hopes of a second successive wire-to-wire victory fall apart in dramatic fashion a year ago, as he followed final-round bogeys at the 10th and 11th by finding water twice at the short 12th en route to the ugliest of sevens.

Global Media BJP announces final list of candidates for MCD polls
Author: 0 BJP announces final list of candidates for MCD polls

The voting for the three municipal corporations - east, south and north Delhi - would be held on April 23 and the results would be declared on April 26. A health minister in the Sheila Dikshit government in the state, said he was quitting as he was upset over the ticket distribution ahead of the municipal corporation of Delhi polls.

Global Media Major Airlines: Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) Position of the day
Author: 0 Major Airlines: Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) Position of the day

Equity research analysts have provided views on where they believe the stock will be trading in the future. Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Delta Air Lines, Inc., where 8 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 6 analysts have given a Buy signal, 2 said it's a HOLD, 0 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell.

Author: 0 Motives for North Korea's latest missile test

It landed in the waters near near Japan. "But when there is constant pressure on Pyongyang from the USA, which conducts exercises along the North Korean borders with South Korea, when the United States develops the new missile defense system in the region, it is hard for Russian Federation to talk with Pyongyang in these conditions", Ozerov said.

Author: 0 U.S. revives talks of moving Tel Aviv embassy to Jerusalem

But he and Haley have repudiated the critical vote and he has appointed an ambassador to Israel-David Friedman-with a history of skepticism toward a two-state peace deal. Trump had promised unconditional support for Israel. The final status of Jerusalem is supposed to be determined via direct negotiations between the Israelis and the Palestinians.

Global Media Hungary: Law on NGO's foreign funding seen passed by mid-May
Author: 0 Hungary: Law on NGO's foreign funding seen passed by mid-May

The CEU , founded in Budapest in 1991, has 1,400 students. On 4 April, the Hungarian parliament approved changes to regulations for foreign universities which, according to the government, allow a reassessment of the operating licences for various foreign institutions in which “irregularities and shortcomings” were detected.

Author: 0 First minister talks of global role of independent Scotland

Top ratings agency Moody's recently said an independent Scotland would face a junk status credit rating. The agreement was signed on Monday by Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and the Governor of California Edmund G Brown. While the legislation that created the Scottish Parliament reserved powers over constitutional issues to the UK, Ms Sturgeon argued that "is quite a vague term" and said the issue had never been tested in court.

Author: 0 US Senate committee backs Trump Supreme Court choice Neil Gorsuch

The Republican-led Judiciary panel was expected to back Gorsuch and send his nomination to the full Senate, most likely on a near-party line vote. 16-years-ago? There was no Supreme Court nominee to confirm 16-years-ago. Though predicting a justice's votes can be hard, Gorsuch's confirmation is expected to restore the conservative majority that existed while Scalia was alive, and which could persist for years or even grow.

Global Media Brexit is the fault of
Author: 0 Brexit is the fault of "stupid, catfighting" Tories , claims EU's chief negotiatior

Even Theresa May now acknowledges that we will not secure a trade deal in two years, and she is now desperately seeking a transitional deal - something she insisted we would never need. The broadcaster said May had told reporters during a visit to Saudi Arabia that the implementation phase would give businesses and governments a "period of time" to adjust to any new restrictions agreed as part of a Brexit deal.

Author: 0 JAB Holding to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in $7.5 billion deal

The deal price represents a premium of approximately 30% to the 30-day volume-weighted average stock price as of March 31, the last trading day prior to news reports speculating about a potential transaction It also represents a premium of approximately 20% to Panera's all-time high closing stock price as of that same date.

Author: 0 North Korea fires missile into waters off east coast

North Korea fired a projectile into the Sea of Japan, also known as the East Sea, on Wednesday morning, US and South Korean officials said. The US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, met President Xi Jinping in Beijing in March as he toured Asia.

Global Media United Kingdom to deploy military trainers for Jordan IS fight
Author: 0 United Kingdom to deploy military trainers for Jordan IS fight

Jordan has announced it would appoint a new ambassador to Morocco to replace Ali Kayed, according to a communiqué issued by the Jordanian royal cabinet on Monday. Trump also emphasized Jordan's "essential role in serving as a model of tolerance and moderation in the region". King Abdullah II also held a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, who was wrapping up his Washington tour.

Global Media Gay rights organizations hail court ruling as
Author: 0 Gay rights organizations hail court ruling as "game changer"

The decision , from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago said "discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is a form of sex discrimination". Since 1990, Congress has been asked repeatedly to write a new law extending Title VII as the new ruling did, but it has never passed such a measure.

Author: 0 Trade orders set stage for revival

A JCS statement revealed the North fired a missile from the Sinpo area into the Sea of Japan at 6:42 a.m. (2142 Tuesday GMT). Still, he said the United States could "totally" handle the situation in North Korea without China's help. The pair are expected to discuss trade and territorial disputes in the South China Sea as well as aggression from Pyongyang during meetings on Thursday and Friday.

Author: 0 ANC top brass retreat, say Zuma's axing of Gordhan was 'sensible'

JOHANNESBURG, April 5 South Africa's rand and government bonds weakened on Wednesday, giving up earlier gains, after the ruling African National Congress Party (ANC) rejected calls for President Jacob Zuma to quit. Zuma himself, in his first public comments since he fired Gordhan, said that fiscal policies would be unchanged and that people should remain calm.

Author: 0 Macron clashes with Le Pen in Paris debate

They included fast-talking autoworker Philippe Poutou, who featured widely on social media after taking on Le Pen and Fillon over their legal problems in unusually blunt language. " Nationalism is war . I know it". The centre-right Republican Fillon lost support over allegations that he arranged taxpayer-funded jobs for his family that they never performed.

Author: 0 Susan Rice: 'I Leaked Nothing to Nobody' on Trump Transition

Rice declined to comment about specific intelligence reports on Tuesday, but said that if Trump associates' names were speaking with foreign officials who were under surveillance, it was " possible " their names could have been gathered by US intelligence agencies.

Author: 0 Muslim Link Hands in Tribute to London Terror Attack

Khalid Masood, 52, killed four people and injured 50 more after driving into people on Westminster Bridge's pavements and crashing into Parliament's railings before getting out of the auto and stabbing a police officer to death. School children aged nine and 10 from Al-Sadiq and Al-Zahra Schools clasped yellow roses and held signs which read "Islam says no to terror" and "please don't kill innocent people" as they walked across the river.

Global Media Australia assesses damage as Tropical Cyclone Debbie makes landfall
Author: 0 Australia assesses damage as Tropical Cyclone Debbie makes landfall

Debbie ripped a trail of destruction through northeast Australia on Tuesday as a category four storm, one rung below the most unsafe wind speed level, before being gradually downgraded through the night to a tropical low. His condition is still not known. So far, Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull confirmed one fatality in the storm's aftermath, the BBC reports. Some 400 or more millimeters (16 inches) could hit the city of Mackay in the coming days, according to CNN meteorologist Pedram ...

Global Media Rep. Adam Schiff Not Revealing What He Saw at White House
Author: 0 Rep. Adam Schiff Not Revealing What He Saw at White House

That RT payment and two others to companies with Russian ties - for US -based speaking engagements involving the cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Government Security Solutions and Volga-Dnepr Airlines - are listed in an amended financial disclosure form Flynn delivered to the White House Friday, more than a month after he stepped down from his top post under President Donald Trump.

Global Media Driverless shuttle bus to be tested by the British public
Author: 0 Driverless shuttle bus to be tested by the British public

The trial aims to look not only at the way the shuttle behaves but also at how people react to traveling in a driverless vehicle. To navigate this complex real-world environment, the shuttle will use Oxbotica's Selenium autonomy software, which is a vehicle-agnostic, sensor-agnostic autonomy solution for a wide range of platforms (e.g., low-speed shuttles to high-speed road vehicles).

Global Media Chetan Cheetah's willpower helped him fight back: AIIMS
Author: 0 Chetan Cheetah's willpower helped him fight back: AIIMS

Rijiju said, "The day I came here when he was brought from Srinagar it was hard to imagine he will talk to me". His right eye is ruptured, " he said. According to doctors, Cheetah's recovery has been nothing short of a miracle and they are planning to send Cheetah home today itself.

Global Media Malaysia passes child sex crimes law, does not ban child marriage
Author: 0 Malaysia passes child sex crimes law, does not ban child marriage

Speaking in the Dewan Rakyat while debating the Child Sexual Offences Bill, Mr Shabudin said marriage between a victim and her rapist could in fact help solve social problems. The new law comes into effect ten months after British pedophile Richard Huckle was found guilty of abusing up to 200 babies and children, mostly in Malaysia .

Global Media Federal appeals court: Civil rights law covers LGBT workplace bias
Author: 0 Federal appeals court: Civil rights law covers LGBT workplace bias

She worked there for 14 years until her part-time employment contract was not renewed in 2014. "We hold only that a person who alleges that she experienced employment discrimination on the basis of her sexual orientation has put forth a case of sex discrimination for Title VII purposes", the court concluded.

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

But, speaking to Le Pen inside the Kremlin Friday, Putin denied he had any intention of influencing the outcome of the vote. "I am in favour of developing relations with Russian Federation in the context of the long history that links our two countries", she said at the start of her meeting with Mr Volodin.

Author: 0 Equal Pay Day Highlights Newest Gender Wage Gap Numbers

On Tuesday, women and men across America commemorate "Equal Pay Day", which purportedly represents how far into 2017 women must continue working in order to earn what their male counterparts earned past year. In this year's legislative session, state lawmakers initiated a study of the wage disparity between men and women. Tuesday on " Equal Pay Day ", California women's rights advocates highlighted a proposal to require employers to be more transparent about what they're paying their ...

Global Media India rushes ships to douse fire on vessel off Colombo coast
Author: 0 India rushes ships to douse fire on vessel off Colombo coast

The Navy dispatched two Fast Attack Craft (FAC) P 436 and P 412 to the location to assist Sri Lankan Port Authority tugs to douse the flames. A Sri Lankan Air Force helicopter has also been deployed to douse the flame. "A major disaster was averted, as the crucial Colombo Channel, through which most of the commercial shipping passes, could have been blocked had the ship gone down", Director General Indian Coast Guard Rajendra Singh told HuffPost India over phone.

Author: 0 N.Korea fires missile into sea off east coast - S.Korea

The missile fired from the North's eastern coastal town of Sinpo on Wednesday morning flew about 60 kilometers (37 miles), Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement. The United States has spoken enough about North Korea. The United States and the DPRK have not agreed on ways to verify the list of Pyongyang's nuclear programs, whereas Japan and South Korea have refused to fulfil their obligations on supplies of fuel for conventional power plants in North Korea in exchange for the ...

Global Media White House staff finance files raise conflict of interest concerns
Author: 0 White House staff finance files raise conflict of interest concerns

The disclosures came in a White House mass document release showing the wealth and financial assets of scores of senior staff members at the time they began government work. The president must also file periodic financial disclosures , but he is not required to make another disclosure until next year. The financial disclosures are required by law to be made public.

Author: 0 Trump Pins Blame for Syrian Attack on Obama Administration

The new incident means Trump is faced with same dilemma that faced his predecessor: whether to openly challenge Moscow and risk deep involvement in a Middle East war by seeking to punish Assad for using banned weapons, or compromise and accept the Syrian leader remaining in power at the risk of looking weak.

Author: 0 Keeping poll promise Adityanath waives farmers' loan upto Rs 1 lakh

After the farm-loan waiver now the opposition parties are set to corner Yogi government on paying dues of sugarcane farmers. 86 lakhs small and marginalized famers of the state will be benefitted with today's decision of state cabinet. The Cabinet also approved the setting up of a sports stadium in Ghazipur. The first Cabinet meeting of UP CM Yogi Adityanath-led government was held here yesterday.

Global Media United States of America 6-0 Honduras: Three things we learned
Author: 0 United States of America 6-0 Honduras: Three things we learned

Fifteen seconds into the second half, Christian Pulisic buried his first, the United States' fourth goal and the third he'd helped to set up as its route of Honruas rolled onward. Lletget's first global goal would have to be enough for the Bay Area native as he day ended early with Alejandro Bedoya subbing on for him in the first half.

Global Media US, Turkey strain for deal on key element of anti-IS fight
Author: 0 US, Turkey strain for deal on key element of anti-IS fight

More than three persons were injured as clashes broke between supporters and opponents of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday, in front of Turkey's embassy in Brussels . Turkey's decision to end Euphrates Shield Operation is the right step, main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said, adding that he has always been advising the government not to go further south into Syria at the expense of more martyrs.

Global Media Ronald Koeman defends Ross Barkley and Romelu Lukaku following Liverpool loss
Author: 0 Ronald Koeman defends Ross Barkley and Romelu Lukaku following Liverpool loss

Why now after the Liverpool game do we have to criticise Rom? He has scored 13 goals and supplied eight assists from 29 appearances in all competitions this season, and will be a massive loss ahead of their Bournemouth clash. The Senegal forward used his pace to break away from Davies and Williams could not stop him before he hammered a low shot past Robles. Koeman has entered a war of words with Ireland manager Martin O´Neill, regarding his treatment of McCarthy.

Global Media Timeline of chemical weapons use in Syria
Author: 0 Timeline of chemical weapons use in Syria

On Tuesday, the suspected chemical attack killed at least 58 people , in a rebel-controlled province along the Turkish border, prompting condemnation from world leaders. Tillerson noted that the attack was the third time such weapons are alleged to have been used this month, charging: "It is clear that this is how Bashar al-Assad operates: with brutal, unabashed barbarism".

Author: 0 Trump steps up effort to dispute and distract on Russia

But he was rebuffed, with lawmakers saying it was too early in their investigation of the Russian interference in the election to determine whether they need to grant immunity to any witness. Then it emerged that Nunes had been at the White House the day before the revelation; the chairman told CNN on Monday evening that he "had been working this for a long time with many different sources and needed a place that I could actually finally go, because I knew what I was looking for and I ...

Author: 0 Russia-US Relations 'Maybe Even Worse' Than Cold War: Kremlin Spokesman

Russian President Vladimir Putin indicated Thursday he's annoyed he hasn't yet met President Donald Trump, the Washington Post reports. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov also told ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos that allegations of Russia's trying to interfere in the 2016 USA election are "fake news " and "slander".

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