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by | February 23, 2018 | 03:37

As a result, local courts ordered western German cities Stuttgart - home of carmakers Daimler and Porsche - and Dusseldorf to reduce NO2 levels below European Union limits, if necessary by banning the use of most diesel cars. The Leipzig court is examining earlier court rulings from Stuttgart and Dusseldorf. If the appeal automakers will reject, it will lead to a sharp drop in demand for cars with diesel engines not only in Germany but throughout Europe.

by | February 23, 2018 | 02:35

Haiti is investigating how Oxfam Great Britain responded to reports that some of its staff used prostitutes while working in the country in the aftermath of the devastating January 2010 quake, said Minister of Planning and External Cooperation Aviol Fleurant.

by | February 23, 2018 | 03:18

Needville ISD posted a statement to the Needville High School Facebook page from Superintendent Curtis Rhodes saying that while it is sensitive to the recent incident in Florida, it "will not allow a student demonstration during school hours for any type of protest or awareness!" A Houston-area school district says students who participate in similar rallies face being expelled.

by | February 23, 2018 | 01:47

Shuster shot 97 percent in the game. On Wednesday, in a must-win match against Great Britain, Shuster led his men to a dominant eight-end, 10-4 victory that got them through to the semifinal. "We've worked extremely hard to be in this position (and) the competition was stiff", she said. Meanwhile, it was more misery in a heartbreaking day at the Olympics for the U.S.'s neighbors to the north.

by | February 23, 2018 | 02:17

About 2.58M shares traded. Barclays Capital downgraded The Williams Companies, Inc . Williams Companies, Inc . (NYSE: WMB ) has a 20-Day average volume of 6.52 Million. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Friday, November 17 by Morgan Stanley. (NYSE:WMB) earned "Sector Perform" rating by Howard Weil on Tuesday, September 29.

by | February 23, 2018 | 01:47

Evanston Investments Inc Dba Evanston Advisors who had been investing in Goodyear Tire & Rubr Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $7.12B market cap company. Credit Suisse Ag reported 75,776 shares. Utd Svcs Automobile Association holds 87,560 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Creative Planning holds 0.01% or 56,514 shares.

by | February 23, 2018 | 03:03

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner launched an investigation in January after Greitens admitted to an affair that began in March 2015 before he was elected governor in November 2016. The charge comes following revelations Greitens had an extramerital affair before becoming governor. Several legislators, including members of his own party, have called for Greitens' resignation, which he has refused to step down.

by | February 23, 2018 | 01:45

According to Everytown for Gun Safety, a US nonprofit organization advocating gun control , the Florida attack has been the 18th school shooting in 2018. "Without possessing this collective information, each state is not necessarily in the best position to determine fitness and suitability of a gun applicant or owner", the memorandum of understanding says.

by | February 23, 2018 | 01:26

The president attributed the encouraging response and the interest of the investor to the conviction and will shown by state government. "A portal will be available to answer all the queries round the clock", the defence minister said during the concluding day of UP Investors' Summit here.

by | February 23, 2018 | 02:56

Mendoza, who was chairperson of the Insurance, Banking and Financial Institutions Committee until the allegations came to light previous year, is the first member of the Senate to face punishment since the sexual misconduct scandal emerged last fall.

by | February 23, 2018 | 02:17

But she has always been viewed in France as a possible future leader of the National Front, and the fact that she was a keynote speaker at a conference that both Trump and U.S. The party was founded by her grandfather, Jean-Marie Le Pen, in 1972. Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, right, when spotted at US President-elect Donald Trump's NY headquarters building, having coffee at Trump Ice Cream Parlor on the ground floor of Trump Tower, January 12, 2017.

by | February 23, 2018 | 01:48

However, "the party has issued its stance that Nawaz Sharif is our leader", he said, adding that the masses themselves would respond to the verdict in the election or even before. "It has created a serious crisis for [PML-N]. and it has also created uncertainties about the direction of [the] Pakistani political system", analyst Hasan Askari told AFP.

by | February 23, 2018 | 02:08

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the governor had directed the Ministry of Education to work with the security agencies to establish the actual number of the girls still unaccounted for. Yobe State Gov. Ibrahim Gaidam visited the town of Dapchi on Thursday, where he met with community leaders, school officials and parents of the missing students.

by | February 23, 2018 | 02:18

Mr. Greitens, a first-term Republican, photographed a person without their knowledge or consent in 2015, according to charging documents released by the St. The woman told her husband, who was secretly taping the conversation, that Greitens took the compromising photo of her at his home and threatened to use it as blackmail if she spoke about the affair.

by | February 23, 2018 | 01:20

The U.S. State Department has confirmed there was a small explosion near the U.S Embassy in Montenegro's capital city of Podgorica at approximately midnight local time. "The US embassy in Podgorica advises US citizens there is an active security situation at the US embassy in Podgorica ", it said on its website.

by | February 23, 2018 | 02:00

While the current percentage of Saudi Arabian women working happens to be 22%, Prince Mohamad Bin Salman said that he aims to raise it to 33% by 2030. He said Pakistan's defence and economic relations with Saudi Arabia have deepened while with Iran we are cooperating in anti-terrorism efforts. "Almost 80 percent of the calendar (events) are for families".

by | February 23, 2018 | 02:29

Talev added: "Our dinner honors the First Amendment and strong, independent journalism". Shortly after the 2016 election, Wolf appeared on the "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah " and slammed then-president-elect Trump. The 32-year-old comic also worked on Late Night With Seth Meyers . "Even PornHub thinks we are more than that". This will be her first time at the event's featured entertainment, which is a hard assignment as the comic traditionally follows the president's remarks.

by | February 23, 2018 | 00:43

India said there was not "any valid reason" for extension of emergency. The Maldives plunged into a crisis with Yameen declaring a 15-day Emergency and arresting the chief justice and a former head of state after the Supreme Court termed as unjust the imprisonment of nine MPs and former President Mohammed Nasheed.

by | February 23, 2018 | 01:47

The home crowd is quiet. The situation got more dire when Arkansas scored the game's first 11 points. Can Kentucky avoid another loss when it hits the road tonight to face Arkansas at 9PM ET? Arkansas went on a 5-0 run, but a three-point bucket by Gabriel cut the Arkansas lead to 2.

by | February 23, 2018 | 00:59

Director Vikas Bahl has also said that showing mission Super 30 is not the only goal of the film, the movie will also focus on how Anand's life took a turn. Things changed when few of his pics got leaked from the sets of Super 30 . He plays mathematician Anand Kumar in Super 30 . The makers have roped in Mrunal Thakur who rose to fame with the popular TV soap "Kumkum Bhagya" to essay the role of Hrithik Roshan's love interest.

by | February 23, 2018 | 00:59

Deutch furthered Nelson's sentiment, challenging Rubio, who said there were too many loopholes in assault weapons bans . Guttenberg cut straight to the chase by assessing post-massacre remarks by Rubio (and President Trump) as "pathetically weak".

by | February 23, 2018 | 01:20

During her interview, Tenney pointed out that her duty to the Second Amendment was beneficial for re-election in her district, and didn't forget to mention that her opponent, Utica Democrat and Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi , is also an advocate for gun rights.

by | February 23, 2018 | 01:53

He was flown about 40 miles to Bridgeport Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition in the burn unit. "In a situation like this, it's incumbent on us to make sure every contingency is explored". "In view of witnesses' announcements, we trust he at that point set himself fire", Drew said. Fire, police and bomb crews quickly responded to the scene and firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze.

by | February 22, 2018 | 23:54

Conditions were calm in Doha, where players usually have to battle a strong wind, but there was rain in Qatar on Thursday for the first time in 11 months. It's always tough to go out onto the golf course and take it out there. Englishman Pepperell would have just one blemish on his card, a bogey on the 13th, while fellow countryman Rai dropped in five birdies before an eagle on the last capped off a superlative round.

by | February 23, 2018 | 00:57

Mr. McMaster has denied previous reports about his White House departure. Trump exhibited his displeasure with McMaster in a Tweet last week saying, "General McMaster forgot to say that the results of the 2016 election were not impacted or changed by the Russians and that the only Collusion was between Russia and Crooked H, the DNC and the Dems".

by | February 23, 2018 | 01:33

The leading scorer helped bring them home . Duncan Robinson scored 19 points and Moritz Wagner added 18 to help No. 17 MI beat Penn State 72-63 on Wednesday night. At one point in the first half, following a 3-pointer by Duncan Robinson, Michigan led by 13. MI wasn't as effective in turning points into turnovers - 9 points from turnovers, compared to Penn State's 14.

by | February 23, 2018 | 01:14

The money from 3M will go toward remedying the problems caused by PFCs in the east metro, Swanson said, which could include constructing new wells, connecting people on private wells to municipal water sources, or cleaning up existing water supplies.

by | February 23, 2018 | 01:05

The Kentucky resident's father notified the Federal Bureau of Investigation, then notifying local authorities about the threat. Officials say they did not locate any credible plan of action on the suspects part and there appears to be no present danger for the students of Opelika City Schools.

by | February 22, 2018 | 23:33

The police said they'd spoken to those involved and that it would not be investigated further. He is being charged with Threatening a Violent Act, a State Felony. "Again, we apologize for this delay, but it was for the safety and protection of the students and staff", Farniok said. No one is entering or exiting buildings.

by | February 23, 2018 | 00:49

According to media reports confirmed by police, Shlomo Filber, a Netanyahu ally for more than 20 years and former director general of the country's communications ministry, is expected to turn state witness in exchange for avoiding jail. Yair Lapid, leader of the opposition Yesh Atid Party, said that if Netanyahu doesn't want to resign, he should at least declare himself "incapacitated", allowing a caretaker prime minister to be appointed.

by | February 22, 2018 | 23:11

The Arab Fashion Council was established in 2014 in London, with the license of the International Extraterritorial Authority to develop and regulate the fashion industry in the 22 Arab countries . The main player that will be showcasing at the event has been announced to be Roberto Cavalli. During the authority's ceremony launching the kingdom's 2018 entertainment calendar, Khatib said that the authority held 2,200 entertainment events in 2017 and aimed at organizing 50,000 in 2018.

by | February 22, 2018 | 23:10

The San Ysidro border crossing is the busiest land port of entry in the entire Western Hemisphere, let alone the United States, and the California border is a major focus of preventing drug smuggling into the US. The Justice Department last month demanded that nearly two dozen cities, counties and states - from New York City to California - prove that they're sharing information about people in the country illegally or risk subpoenas and cuts in public-safety grants.

by | February 22, 2018 | 23:51

For the moment, Ahiara doesn't have a new bishop: According to the Vatican statement, "for the time being, the Holy Father does not intend to appoint a new bishop" and has instead named Bishop Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji of Umuahia, 20 miles away, the new apostolic administrator.

by | February 22, 2018 | 23:26

About 1.90M shares traded or 1.29% up from the average. About 1.84 million shares traded. Jensen Investment Management Inc decreased its stake in Praxair Inc (PX) by 0.76% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Investors, especially technical analysts, may use the 52 week range to gauge whether a stock's current price suggests buying, selling, or taking no-action.

by | February 22, 2018 | 23:46

Students say they are frustrated with the lack of action regarding gun control, and that it's time for their voice to be heard. District 113 is made up of Highland Park and Deerfield high schools. The plan - still a work in progress - would be for students to walk out of class at 10 a.m. that Friday but stay on campus to peacefully protest gun violence.