Malaysian farmers protest Europe's push to curb palm oil imports

The palm oil industry has come under fire in Europe over its impact on forest destruction and Southeast Asian producers have faced calls to meet higher sustainability standards. Palm oil can be used as a substitute for crude oil to make biofuel. Th... More..

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All accused acquitted in one of three 2G spectrum scam cases
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

All accused acquitted in one of three 2G spectrum scam cases

A landmark case in India over 2G spectrum has seen a former telecoms minister and a clutch of other policymaker cleared of criminal wrongdoing. However, it must be noted that the Supreme Court had, in Februar...More..

Justine Damond: US prosecutor delays decision on charges
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Justine Damond: US prosecutor delays decision on charges

A U.S. prosecutor says more work needs to be done before deciding on whether to charge a policeman who shot dead an unarmed Australian woman. 'The investigation and review of the case will not be rushed, ' he...More..

What's next for 13 siblings allegedly starved, held captive
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

What's next for 13 siblings allegedly starved, held captive

On Sunday, the unidentified 17-year-old found a cellphone in her home and called the police with a disturbing report of child captivity, the Riverside County Sheriff's Department confirmed to the New York ...More..

False N. Korean Missile Alert Issued in Japan
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

False N. Korean Missile Alert Issued in Japan

On Saturday, panic spread through Hawaii after a warning went out that the USA island state was the target of a ballistic missile. The alert came as representatives from 20 countries, including Japan, gat...More..

France considers loaning Britain historic Bayeux Tapestry
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

France considers loaning Britain historic Bayeux Tapestry

Since its inception in 2003, the treaty has resulted in thousands of migrants who are seeking asylum in the United Kingdom camping along France's northern beaches. Hundreds of people continue to camp out in the...More..

Mistrial for rancher who led land revolt in Nevada in 2014
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Mistrial for rancher who led land revolt in Nevada in 2014

No shots were fired during the standoff, as police and government agents, highly outnumbered by Bundy's armed supporters, retreated from the scene of the incident. "Six men [besides the Bundys] who acknowledged...More..

North Korea, South Korea form joint Olympic team
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

North Korea, South Korea form joint Olympic team

Lee Eun-Ju (KOR) of South Korea (R) takes a selfie picture with Hong Un Jong (PRK) of North Korea . They will also conduct some activities in North Korea , including a joint cultural event at Mount Geumga...More..

Saba Qamar gets Filmfare nomination for Hindi Medium
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Saba Qamar gets Filmfare nomination for Hindi Medium

For those who are not aware of who Saba is, she is one of the most popular and highest paid actresses in Pakistan with a massive fan-base. She said, "We were at the airport and while all my Indian crew went a...More..

by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Sushma condemns Pak's behaviour towards Jadhav's kin

Calling the meeting propaganda and an opportunity to exploit the situation, Sushma said, "The meeting between a mother and her son, a wife and her husband after going through so much was turned into an exerci...More..

Welcome Back Moshe: Recounting the 26/11 Nightmare
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Welcome Back Moshe: Recounting the 26/11 Nightmare

Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs posts quiz on India-Israel bilateral ties. 'Our job is to encourage you to innovate. "Following the talks I had with my friend Prime Minister @NarendraModi, the Indian g...More..

'Friend of UK' Varadkar denies bid to overturn Brexit
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

'Friend of UK' Varadkar denies bid to overturn Brexit

I appreciate some people have made a decision to say how they will vote without having see the wording. And he added: "I don't think it's anti-democratic for people to change their minds or have a second vote...More..

Hobart DJ pleads guilty to headbutting Abbott
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Hobart DJ pleads guilty to headbutting Abbott

The court heard Labe had been drinking at the The Whaler pub in Salamanca Place from 11am until 4.30pm on the day of the assault. "I must state in no uncertain terms that this has nothing whatsoever to do wit...More..

Mystery victor of $55m jackpot still hasn't claimed their prize
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Mystery victor of $55m jackpot still hasn't claimed their prize

The victor can still claim their prize there. The mystery victor, who purchased an unregistered ticket from Scole Lotto & News in Brunswick, has seemingly been walking around for a week, blissfully unaware th...More..

Auburn to hire Buffalo's Allen Greene as new athletic director
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Auburn to hire Buffalo's Allen Greene as new athletic director

He will become the first African-American athletic director at Auburn, and only the second in SEC history. "We're not trying to be fast". Parker Executive Search in Atlanta was also used to help Auburn iden...More..

USA withholds $65M aid to Palestine: State Dept
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

USA withholds $65M aid to Palestine: State Dept

The UN agency has now chose to launch a global fundraising campaign to fill in budget gaps left behind by the U.S. administration's decision to withhold $65 million which amounts to half of the cash it was due ...More..

Turkey deployed 10 tanks to Syrian border
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Turkey deployed 10 tanks to Syrian border

Billed as the Trump administration's new strategy on Syria, the announcement will prolong the risks and redefine the mission for the USA military, which has for years sought to define its operations in Syria al...More..

China fourth quarter GDP growth beats forecasts, but some economists sceptical
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

China fourth quarter GDP growth beats forecasts, but some economists sceptical

China's economy grew faster than expected in the fourth quarter of 2017, as an export recovery helped the country post its first annual acceleration in growth in seven years, defying concerns that intensifying ...More..

by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Lindsey Graham: Trump staff 'irrational' about immigration

If passed, the bill would appropriate $2.705 billion in border security improvements, eliminate the visa lottery, make permanent the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program - offering a pathway to citize...More..

Out YouTube Star Chrissy Chambers Wins Years-Long Revenge Porn Case
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Out YouTube Star Chrissy Chambers Wins Years-Long Revenge Porn Case

Six explicit videos featuring Ms Chambers and her former partner were published on Redtube.com without her consent. Although Chambers is from the U.S., the videos were uploaded by her British ex-boyfriend, an...More..

Functional Pakistan-US relationship would augur well for peace
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Functional Pakistan-US relationship would augur well for peace

Russian Federation is ready to provide a platform for direct talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban, according to the Foreign Ministry Wednesday. At a pre-arranged meeting with the journalists on a...More..

GOP senator says Trump didn't use vulgarity for Haiti and African nations
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

GOP senator says Trump didn't use vulgarity for Haiti and African nations

President Donald Trump is defending himself anew against accusations that he is racist, this time after recent disparaging comments about Haiti and African nations. He told reporters: "I am the least racist per...More..

Riverdale Season 2 Episode 10 Review: Chapter 23 - The Blackboard Jungle
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Riverdale Season 2 Episode 10 Review: Chapter 23 - The Blackboard Jungle

By the end of the Black Hood arc, we were pointing fingers at everyone, including Polly Cooper. The plan? The mayor is closing down Southside High School and sending the students elsewhere. Cheryl's mother to...More..

Winter weather advisory issued for Henry County; Light snow, frigid temps likely
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Winter weather advisory issued for Henry County; Light snow, frigid temps likely

The second major winter storm of the season, Inga, is making its way up the southeastern coastline and the northern states are preparing for a cold weekend. A bitter winter storm gripped much of the South on W...More..

USA weighs 'fine' on China for IP theft
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

USA weighs 'fine' on China for IP theft

Last year's invite to Xi, and the organization's fawning over the Chinese president as the new leader of globalization, was largely seen as a knee-jerk reaction to Trump's inauguration that had occurred only a ...More..

Child dies in UP police firing
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Child dies in UP police firing

The police team - a sub-inspector and four constables - had gone to Mohanpur-Adhuki village in search of some persons accused of burglary. In the ensuing encounter, a stray bullet hit the boy on the head. The...More..

Bus fire in Kazakhstan kills 52 people
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Bus fire in Kazakhstan kills 52 people

The incident happened at 10.30 a.m. local time on Thursday morning in the Irgiz district of Aktobe region, the BBC reported. The ministry said some of the victims were citizens of neighbouring Uzbekistan . I...More..

India successfully tests Agni-V missile
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

India successfully tests Agni-V missile

It was sacked Thursday morning India time on Abdul Kalam island off the coast of the eastern state of Odisha. Sharing borders with nuclear-armed China and Pakistan, India test-fired the missile when Israel ha...More..

Escaped inmate may be hiding out in subway system
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Escaped inmate may be hiding out in subway system

Jerry Mercado was caught in Georgia off a tip to U.S. Marshals, the Department of Corrections said. Martucci said that once Mercado returns to the state, he will be taken to the Northern Correctional Institut...More..

Fishermen leap overboard before being hit by oncoming boat
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Fishermen leap overboard before being hit by oncoming boat

Larsen's son-in-law, who was also on the boat at the time, told investigators that he occasionally saw Larsen using his cellphone while driving the boat. In the lawsuit , Maess claimed he suffered several visi...More..

by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Latest Analysts Research Reports About Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR), Vantiv, Inc. (VNTV)

Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Dollar Tree from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $100.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. Dollar Tree Inc. had 92 ...More..

Sunken tanker Sanchi: Four oil slicks seen, says China
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Sunken tanker Sanchi: Four oil slicks seen, says China

The Panamanian-flagged ship Sanchi , with 136,000 tonnes, about a million barrels, of condensate aboard, caught fire after colliding with the CF Crystal , a Hong Kong-registered bulk freighter on January 6....More..

'Czech Trump' fails to form a cabinet after fraud claims
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

'Czech Trump' fails to form a cabinet after fraud claims

Only 78 members of parliament on Tuesday voted in favour of the government, while 117 were against. Promises to spearhead a clean-up of Czech politics helped Babis's ANO win almost 30 percent of the vote in...More..

Lake effect snow warning in effect until 4 pm Dec. 27
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Lake effect snow warning in effect until 4 pm Dec. 27

Travel is not recommended in this area, according to the Weather Service . While Rochester's forecast for Tuesday is snow-free, it will feel bitter cold, Kelly said. Areas to be affected include Geneseo, L...More..

Senators who didn't recall Trump using vulgarity backtrack
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Senators who didn't recall Trump using vulgarity backtrack

Later that day, the president's own press secretary came out and said, and I quote, 'It did not happen.' This is about a gross misrepresentation. Durbin's comments followed Trump's denial of a Washington P...More..

France to loan Bayeux Tapestry to UK
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

France to loan Bayeux Tapestry to UK

Migrants remain in the area, with police routinely breaking up makeshift camps of people hoping to head to Britain, a favored destination for Afghans and east Africans. Before bilateral talks with Mr Macron a...More..

SC detective shot during domestic violence call dies
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

SC detective shot during domestic violence call dies

Yet Robinson said police officers will not be deterred from protecting the public and their resolve. With the assistance of several law enforcement departments including Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, Emerge...More..

Murder Defendant Pleaded Not Guilty; Lawyer Told Jury Client Did It
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Murder Defendant Pleaded Not Guilty; Lawyer Told Jury Client Did It

Moreover, McCoy's brother and two longtime friends told police that he confessed his guilt to them. By the time of the 2011 trial, the relationship between client and lawyer had broken down. But Chief Justice...More..

We have handed a massive jolt to BJP: Rahul Gandhi
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

We have handed a massive jolt to BJP: Rahul Gandhi

Though the alliance did not translate into many seats, it may help Congress win a few more Gujarat seats in the 2019 federal elections. Here are five takeaways from the closely contested Gujarat Assembl...More..

India, Myanmar sign agreement for development of violence-hit Rakhine state
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

India, Myanmar sign agreement for development of violence-hit Rakhine state

The UN and several human rights organisations had condemned alleged abuses against the Rohingyas as part of the offensive and called it " ethnic cleansing ". In Washington, the leading Democrat on the Senate Fo...More..

BC premier calls Kelowna West byelection to replace former premier Clark
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

BC premier calls Kelowna West byelection to replace former premier Clark

The seat became vacant when Christy Clark resigned as MLA on August 4, 2017. That would give the GreeNDP coalition a bit more comfort and stability than the slender single seat plurality they initially had. A b...More..

Cubs bring back reliever Brian Duensing on a two-year deal
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Cubs bring back reliever Brian Duensing on a two-year deal

He earned $2 million in 2017, when he walked only 18 batters in 62 1/3 innings pitched. Montgomery could be in the mix for a starting job, depending on what the Cubs do to address the rotation vacancy they're...More..

Blow to British PM Theresa May as Damian Green resigns
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Blow to British PM Theresa May as Damian Green resigns

Green's resignation included an open letter to Maltby. A Downing Street source told the BBC: "The Cabinet Office conducted a thorough investigation into a number of allegations about Damian Green". An officia...More..

by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (KTOS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Jefferies Group

The stock increased 1.39% or $0.95 during the last trading session, reaching $69.21. Given that liquidity is king in short-term, KTOS is a stock with 100.57 million shares outstanding that normally trades 7.5...More..

Carillion collapse: Corbyn accuses Government of 'negligence'
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Carillion collapse: Corbyn accuses Government of 'negligence'

Financial warnings were ignored to try to keep Carillion "afloat", he claimed. She said: "We're [the government] a customer of Carillion, not the manager of Carillion". 'It's also important that we have prote...More..

Death toll climbs as tropical storm crashes into Philippines
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Death toll climbs as tropical storm crashes into Philippines

It intensified into a typhoon with winds of 120 kph (75 mph) as it moved out of the Philippine area of responsibility, the national meteorological agency said. According to the Red Cross , 291 people were mis...More..

Three Killed as Military Training Plane Crashes in Turkey
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Three Killed as Military Training Plane Crashes in Turkey

The cause of the crash was not ascertained immediately, but according to local governor, Sehmus Gunaydin , there was dense and thick fog in the area. The incident is considered to be the the third in which a T...More..

Saudi Arabia will issue tourist visas
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Saudi Arabia will issue tourist visas

The government earmarked 210 billion riyals for defense spending in 2018, less than a year ago but the largest component in the new budget-surpassing education. - Capital spending will increase by more than 13 ...More..

Catalan separatist Puigdemont looks likely to retake regional leadership after vote
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Catalan separatist Puigdemont looks likely to retake regional leadership after vote

Article 155 of the Spanish Constitution, which was used to dismiss the regional government and dissolve the parliament , should be suspended "as early as tomorrow". Fernando Vallespin, a professor of poli...More..

Cuomo agency offers options to offset fed income tax hit
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Cuomo agency offers options to offset fed income tax hit

Andrew Cuomo is doing whatever is necessary to protect New Yorkers from increased federal taxes . The tax overhaul Trump signed in December caps a deduction for state and local taxes at $10,000-the deduction...More..