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US Judge Strikes Down Tribe Request to Stop Dakota Access Pipeline Construction

US Judge Strikes Down Tribe Request to Stop Dakota Access Pipeline Construction Construction began last week after Energy Transfer Partners of Dallas, Texas, received the last easement it needed from the Trump Administration to complete the final phase of the more than 1,100 mile-long pipeline, drilling under the Missouri River. [Full Article...]

Chinese soldier returns home after spending five decades in India

Chinese soldier returns home after spending five decades in India After his release from prison in 1969, he settled in Tirodi village of Balaghat district in Madhya Pradesh. While Wang's wife and daughter did not make the trip to China with him, he was accompanied by his son, daughter-in-law and grandson. [Full Article...]

European Commission President says no to second term

According to Reuters, Mr Juncker told Deutschlandfunk radio: "The other European Union 27 don't know it yet, but the Brits know very well how they can tackle this". UK Prime Minister Theresa May was in Washington last month laying the groundwork for a new, post-Brexit trade agreement with the U.S., and has also courted other countries for potential deals. [Full Article...]

Justin Trudeau's shade of Donald Trump's handshake is already legendary

Justin Trudeau's shade of Donald Trump's handshake is already legendary It reflects a grasp of a "unique" partnership and a commitment to continue to strengthen ties for the mutual benefit of the two countries. Trudeau said "diversity is our strength". Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto canceled a planned White House visit amid Trump's insistence that Mexico would ultimately bear the cost of his promised border wall. [Full Article...]

Hundreds evacuated from Hamburg Airport after dozens injured from 'unknown toxin'

Hundreds evacuated from Hamburg Airport after dozens injured from 'unknown toxin' It is not considered lethal but it might contribute to worsening someone's condition and, in few occasions, leading to death. Doctors were examining those injured by the unknown toxin in a specially designated area outside the airport . After similar incidents recently at local schools, "it has obviously become fashionable to empty this type of cartridge" in public places, fire department offic... [Full Article...]

Juncker will not seek second term as European Commission President

Juncker will not seek second term as European Commission President The European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says he will step down when his current term ends in 2019, German media report. He explained that the British people know pretty well how to manage the negotiations, and might promise "country A this, and country B that, and country C something else" thus disrupting the cohesion of the EU. [Full Article...]

Greece defuses WWII bomb after mass evacuation

Greece defuses WWII bomb after mass evacuation More than 300 disabled people and bed-bound patients were the first to move out on Saturday morning, at the start of what is being described as the biggest peacetime evacuation in Greece's history. The discovery of such a bomb is not a new story. He added that similar bombs had been found in previous years near the Macedonia Airport east of the city, but, with the area being mostly open fields, no... [Full Article...]

Cambodia opposition leader Sam Rainsy resigns

Cambodia opposition leader Sam Rainsy resigns Sam Rainsy, who has led the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) since its inception but fled to France in 2015 in the face of several lawsuits against him, announced his resignation in posts on Twitter and Facebook. The ruling party on Friday said that it was pushing through a new law on political parties, proposed by Mr. Hun Sen earlier this month. Mr Rainsy has faced several lawsuits from th... [Full Article...]

France's power shows through as they edge out Scotland

France's power shows through as they edge out Scotland Serin has the cut of a confident player and looks like a real find, so Noves may be best served starting him for the whole tournament. Stuart Hogg and Tim Swinson scored tries for the Scots and Finn Russell added two conversions, but key misses from the tee made the difference. [Full Article...]

United Airlines pilot removed from flight after weird rant over intercom

United Airlines pilot removed from flight after weird rant over intercom She then started asking passengers if she had personally offended them and began talking with Reiss, who was trying to leave the plane, as he waited for the flight attendants to open the doors. Don't worry, I'm gonna let my co-pilot fly it - he's a man. "And asked us to take a vote to see whether she should change into her uniform". He wrote , "I kid u not, her parting words: 'We should be on s... [Full Article...]

Frank-Walter Steinmeier elected as new German president

In his acceptance speech, Steinmeier said that Germany should be an "anchor of hope" at a time when democratic institutions were under threat across the world. "This is a good day for Germany", she said. He has also won respect for his persistence in trying to resolve the long-running crisis in Ukraine. Steinmeier was the Social Democractic Party candidate who challenged Angela Merkel in the Fed... [Full Article...]

North Korea test-fires ballistic missile as Trump and Abe meet

Looking at the president's other comments on the region, Trump has repeatedly insisted that South Korea (and Japan) should have to pay the USA for protection against North Korea, or that the longtime US ally should have to start protecting itself. [Full Article...]

NSW Bushfire Threat Downgraded As Authorities Assess Property Loss

New South Wales Rural Fire Service Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons said typical fire-danger ratings go as high as 100, indicating the highest fire danger conditions. Emergency alert telephone messages were sent to people in the area. The Golden Highway was closed due to smoke and was expected to remain closed for the rest of the day. [Full Article...]

Trump Praises Stephen Miller Over Defense of Travel Ban

Trump Praises Stephen Miller Over Defense of Travel Ban On Sunday, Mr. Trump said 72 percent of refugees admitted into the USA during the "COURT BREAKDOWN" since February 3 are from the seven countries on his ban list. The president in recent weeks has gotten some support on the issue from fellow Republicans who have said voter fraud has occurred in their states. Miller went on to list terrorist attacks inside the United States as justification for t... [Full Article...]

The US blocks former Palestinian PM from United Nations mission

Haley released a statement saying, "For too long the United Nations has been unfairly biased in favor of the Palestinian Authority to the detriment of our allies in Israel". "The new administration proved once again that it stands firmly alongside the state of Israel in the global arena and in the United Nations in particular", he added, as quoted by the Times of Israel . [Full Article...]

Wind blows truck onto trooper's cruiser

The incredible thing was that it fell right on top of a trooper's patrol auto. This is the dramatic moment strong winds blew a truck across a motorway, causing it to flatten a parked vehicle. "We're seeing less and less compliance from these trucking companies when these wind advisories are out", Finn says. Hopefully this video illustrates why. [Full Article...]

Twist in Rangers manager saga as Mark Warburton 'denies' resigning

Warburton told BBC Scotland he was unaware of the statement, which came just hours after he had taken training with the Rangers squad. "He is head of our recruitment". "The board is very appreciative of the good work previously done by the management team but believes it had no alternative". Former Brentford boss Warburton led Rangers to promotion from the Scottish second tier last seaso... [Full Article...]

Trump insists Supreme Court nominee didn't criticise him

Trump insists Supreme Court nominee didn't criticise him Gorsuch's spokesman Ron Bonjean confirmed Gorsuch calling Trump's tweet about the " so-called judge " "disheartening" and "demoralising" in his conversation with Blumenthal. Trump vented his frustration in tweets, referring to the ban's suspension as "the terrible, unsafe and wrong decision". Presidents are usually hesitant to weigh in on judicial matters out of respect for the US Constituti... [Full Article...]

Polish prime minister in vehicle crash

Polish prime minister in vehicle crash She's undergoing routine tests", said government spokesman Rafal Bochenek, quoted by public radio IAR. The accident happened in the PM's hometown of Oswiecim on Friday afternoon. The Prime Minister was in a convoy travelling along a main road when a Fiat 500 from a nearby street drove into her auto. It is the second time the Prime Minister has been involved in a crash in the past few months. [Full Article...]

Trump Backtracks on 'One China' Stance With Xi

Trump Backtracks on 'One China' Stance With Xi There was diplomatic chill between the two nations after Trump did his unorthodox telephone call to the Taiwanese President in December after his electoral victory. "Ensuring this political basis does not waiver is vital for the healthy, stable development of China-U.S. relations", Lu said. The one-China policy is the basis for diplomatic recognition by China of all countries, including Irel... [Full Article...]


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