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by | December 18, 2017 | 16:51

But there was no headline promise likely to reassure poor nations on the sharp end of climate change that they will be better able to cope. Separately, European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis said the executive was "looking positively" at plans to reduce capital requirements for environmentally-friendly investments by banks in a bid to boost the green economy.

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:58

Ltd. now owns 83,970 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $4,496,000 after buying an additional 15,594 shares during the last quarter. (NYSE:PLD) on Friday, September 4 to "Hold" rating. The stock of NuStar GP Holdings, LLC (NYSE:NSH) has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, April 21 by Macquarie Research.

by | December 18, 2017 | 16:10

The Church of England allowed women to become priests in 1994 but only appointed its first female bishop in 2014, ending years of efforts by modernizers to overcome opposition from traditionalists. Bishop Sarah, as she is known, will run the London diocese and also sit in the House of Lords. 'To be given the opportunity to do that now in this vibrant world-city is a wonderful privilege'.

by | December 18, 2017 | 16:20

According to Surf Life Saving NSW, the search resumed this morning where it's understood the boy's body has been sighted. "Police were told life savers saw two boys aged 14 and one aged 16 signalling for help, and were able to bring two boys to shore", they said in a statement.

by | December 18, 2017 | 16:16

Fog is expected to descend on parts of the county, making driving conditions hard. Monday is set to remain mostly dry but mist and fog is expected to linger throughout the day. It'll be cloudy and boring overall through the day, with temperatures ranging between 5 and 7 degrees. In Cork, a vehicle on fire just before the Dunkettle Interchange on the M8 Dublin Rd has crated heavy delays on approach.

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:33

The company has market cap of $3.55 billion. John Bean Technologies (NYSE:JBT) traded up $2.35 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $112.35. Shares of John Bean Technologies Corporation ( NYSE JBT ) traded down $0.45 on Wednesday, hitting $110.05.

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:28

The panda toddler, small enough at birth to fit in the palm of a hand, now has typical panda markings and weighs around 12 kilograms. She plays with her mother, Shin Shin, and has started becoming interested in bamboo, putting the grass in her mouth.

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:02

The special aide to Iran's Parliament speaker went on to add, "we hope that today's meeting will help the participating parliamentary officials to bring back strong and serious recommendations to their respective governments for a decisive support to Palestine".

by | December 18, 2017 | 16:08

Lovikty's suit claims that Kushner failed to disclose investments in the above mentioned firms, for which his returns would be plausibly be greater than $1000. Kushner submitted a financial disclosure report in March 2017, which he has amended several times. He filed a similar suit against Pres. Trump himself earlier this year.

by | December 18, 2017 | 16:11

Christmas Eve into Christmas Day looks COLD and DRY with lows in the 20s and highs in the 30s.right now. We're tracking visibility restrictions as a blanket of low clouds and fog settles in early this morning. Highs on Wednesday will be in the mid to upper 60s. We will go from the mid 70s on Friday to the mid 50s on Saturday. As for the roads, drivers are urged to put more space between vehicles, use low-beam headlights and allow extra time to get to their destinations.

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:08

Operation Restore Legacy was launched by the Zimbabwe Defence Forces on November 13 with a stated objective of removing criminals around the president. This day was historic and will be remembered for generations to come. As we focus on recovering our economy, we must shed misbehaviours and acts of indiscipline which have characterised the past.

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:51

Congressional and FBI investigations are under way into links between the Kremlin and Mr Trump's campaign. That shows investors' confidence in the American economy. "Look at the markets, how they've risen", Putin said, according to Bloomberg. Russian Federation has responded in return, requesting the US government-funded Voice of America and the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty to register as foreign agents.

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:37

Quoting sources ARY News reported that a NAB legal team will prepare and file the review petition after plugging loopholes and lacunae pointed out by the judges in its earlier plea to ensure that the fresh appeal does not suffer the same fate.

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:10

The years of fighting have spawned what the United Nations calls one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world, with 8.5 million people in need of life-saving assistance. "WFP extends its condolences to the bereaved families", he added. But journalists in Maiduguri, quoting unnamed sources, are also reporting that three other persons were abducted by the gunmen who drove the food trucks to an unknown destination.

by | December 18, 2017 | 16:00

The new coalition was agreed on Friday by the conservative People's Party (OeVP) of Sebastian Kurz and the Freedom Party (FPOe), pledging to stop illegal immigration , cut taxes and resist European Union centralization. But Kurz said that during Austria's presidency of the European Union, set for the second half of 2018, Vienna would press for Brussels to have less say in areas that he believes should be up to member states.

by | December 18, 2017 | 16:11

Switzerland will open world’s steepest funicular rail line on Friday at one of its Alpine resorts. The President set aside her fear of heights, taking the maiden voyage along with other distinguished passengers. Spokesperson Ivan Steiner told CNN, "After 14 years of planning and building, everyone is very proud of this train". Alternatives turned out to be impractical, and rebuilding the already existing line would have cut off Stoos for at least two years.

by | December 18, 2017 | 14:50

It was learned that the stampede took place in Chittagong's Rima Community Centre. The incident happened at the entrance of the two-storey building.

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:11

A television sports producer has admitted sex offences after he was confronted by so-called paedophile hunters when he travelled to the United Kingdom to meet what he thought was a 13-year-old girl. Creaven appeared in Leeds Crown Court wearing a white shirt and black pants. He has been remanded on his own bail to appear back in court in Leeds on February 12th next year, when he will be sentenced.

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:10

SEOUL-South Korea said it scrambled warplanes after five Chinese military aircraft flew into airspace claimed by Seoul, in an apparent provocation days after the two countries' leaders held a summit meeting in Beijing meant to reset troubled relations.

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:14

The New York-based rights group said buildings were destroyed in 40 villages in northern Rakhine state in October and November, increasing the total to 354 villages that have been partially or completely destroyed since Aug 25. Speaking while on a visit to a refugee camp in Bangladesh - where a number of Rohingya have fled - Dutton said everyone he had spoken to had seen or known someone who had family killed.

by | December 18, 2017 | 14:49

Scout Investments Inc acquired 92,106 shares as Xcel Energy Inc (XEL)'s stock rose 9.17%. It has underperformed by 4.13% the S&P500. Angelo Gordon & Company Lp decreased T Mobile Us Inc stake by 600,000 shares to 260,000 valued at $25.62 million in 2017Q2.

by | December 18, 2017 | 14:08

The latest admission to this school is Tiger Shroff. The rest of the cast is yet to be finalised. While Alia appeared with both the boys in different movies , Sid and Varun didn't star in any movie together. We totally second that and also, fingers crossed! All credit goes to the songs and the look of the film. He has proved his mettle with every film that he has taken on and played a range of characters - from the dark and intense Raghu in Badlapur to the sweet and naive Humpty in ...

by | December 18, 2017 | 14:38

Former Monaghan player Ciaran "Nudie" Hughes led a sleep-out in Times Squad New York, another was held in Boston , and a former player, who chose to remain anonymous, also did it alone in Quebec in Canada in freezing temperatures. Locations included Dublin, Galway, Cork, Limerick , Belfast , Portlaoise , Naas, Sligo, Wexford and Carlow. The Carlow women's football team and Laois hurlers also participated as squads.

by | December 18, 2017 | 14:39

When the court decided the verdict in the last hearing, the PEMRA's counsel requested for more time but this request was rejected by LHC. The court gave verdict today on plea of common citizen Munir Ahmad. In the petition, Ahmad declared that Alam was taking Rs1.5 million salary per month. He had informed the court that the maximum salary for MP-I scale is Rs450,000.

by | December 18, 2017 | 14:33

The national security adviser said that India has constantly been threatening Pakistan of conventional war. The adviser said there is still a long way to go as the Taliban in Afghanistan are becoming stronger and India is accumulating more and more weapons.

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:06

Tuesday should be partly sunny with a high in the low 50s, but winds will once again make it feel colder, between 30 and 40 degrees, the weather service said. Some lake-effect snow could develop behind the front, forecasters said, however, it could be tempered by a lack of available moisture and atmospheric conditions to fuel them.

by | December 18, 2017 | 14:25

Transgender community claimed the bill has "draconian, violative and regressive provisions". Communist Party of India (CPI) national secretary D Raja and All India Progressive Women's Association (AIPWA) secretary Kavita Krishnan joined the protests and pledged their support, as did members of several student organisations.

by | December 18, 2017 | 14:56

EST, according to a report in NBC New York . Police said the four people who were killed were a 40-year-old woman, an 11-year-old boy, a 7-year-old boy and a 3-year-old girl. Refresh the page for the latest updates. The fire swept through the building, causing much damage. The FDNY said firefighters found fire on the second floor and attic of the home when they arrived on scene.

by | December 18, 2017 | 13:36

President Donald Trump was set to label China a "strategic competitor" of the United States and pledge to advance his "America First" policy in a new national security strategy to be unveiled Monday, according to senior administration officials.

by | December 18, 2017 | 13:28

On Saturday night, Venezuelas state-run PDVSA oil giant announced that it signed energy and gas agreements with Rosneft, after which the president of the Russian firm, Igor Sechin, met with Maduro and his petroleum minister, Manuel Quevado.

by | December 18, 2017 | 12:03

Christian Beasley, a 32-year-old American man, is believed to have escaped on Monday from the overcrowded and understaffed Kerobokan prison on the resort island of Bali. It was not clear how much jail time he was likely to get. The notoriously overcrowded prison is also where some of the so-called Bali Nine are held, a group of Australians convicted of drug-smuggling.

by | December 18, 2017 | 13:08

The concession would still write the date into law but with the option to postpone it if negotiations with Brussels look set to take longer than expected. He said: "They have to realise there won't be any cherry picking". In an apparent indication of the efforts to find a compromise, Tory Chief Whip Julian Smith sent a cryptic tweet of an image of a telephone with a reference to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding and the message "great news and great example - agreeing the date ...

by | December 18, 2017 | 12:35

She said she makes "no secret of wanting to move on to the next phase and approach it with ambition and creativity". The prime minister said it was important to work out the exact terms of an implementation period, created to soften the effects of Brexit after the March 2019 leave date, "as soon as possible.to provide invaluable certainty for employers".

by | December 18, 2017 | 13:17

Ambulances were dispatched to the location. The attackers were hiding in the structure close to the training center of the National Directorate of Security in Afshar area and were targeting the center, eyewitnesses said. Militants stormed an intelligence agency training facility in Kabul on Monday, officials said, triggering intense fighting with police in the latest attack to hit the Afghan capital.

by | December 18, 2017 | 12:33

The city-state's key exports rose 20.5% on-year in October after surprising analysts with a 1.1% drop in September. On a month-on-month seasonally adjusted basis, Nodx rose by 8.7 per cent in November, cooling off slightly from the previous month's 12.3 per cent growth.