by | October 14, 2017 | 00:58

Paris has also instituted temporary auto bans inside the city in response to pollutant levels in the area, causing some irritation from city dwellers who have to commute by vehicle. When it comes to efforts to reduce pollution within city limits, Paris is already known for introducing a ban on cars older than 20 years in the city during weekdays, a measure which drew some criticism for effectively discriminating against those who can not afford newer cars.

by | October 14, 2017 | 00:47

Azoulay would become the second French leader of the organization since Rene Maheu served as director-general in 1961-74. More than ever, UNESCO needs an initiative that resonates with all member states, one that will restore confidence, overcome political divisions and be dedicated exclusively to UNESCO's key missions.

by | October 14, 2017 | 00:43

We just can't", Trump said in response to the question, adding that China has been very helpful in the situation. The president banged out a tweet Friday wishing the US Navy "happy birthday", while adding he has "no greater privilege than to serve" as commander-in-chief of the US military.

by | October 14, 2017 | 00:35

But South Korea's Meteorological Administration says the quake was natural. Successive rounds of United Nations sanctions have cut off more than 90 per cent of North Korea's publicly reported exports - including coal, iron ore, seafood and, most recently, textiles - and have restricted the regime's ability to earn foreign currency by sending workers overseas.

by | October 14, 2017 | 00:29

In case you didn't know, the annual event is hosted by recognized anti-LGBT hate group, the Family Research Council (FRC). He says Gorsuch is in the mold of Justice Antonin Scalia, the conservative whose death in February 2016 created the vacancy on the high court that Trump was able to fill.

by | October 14, 2017 | 00:24

Though she lost that race, she said she was still drawn to the ability of a governor to have a direct and immediate effect on people's lives by creating jobs and spurring economic development. LePage has spent much of 2017 hammering Collins back home for opposing the GOP line on the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, opening her up to a Republican primary.

by | October 13, 2017 | 04:01

Gucci said it would auction off the remaining fur animal items, with proceeds to benefit animal rights charity LAV and the Humane Society. "We believe there is still more upside to earnings and FCF (free cash flow) from Gucci's renewed momentum than the market is pricing in, and sit 5 percent ahead of 2018 EPS forecasts", said the UBS research.

by | October 13, 2017 | 03:11

Several people have been found injured, according to local media. The police initially said that the four victims suffered gunshot wounds, but have later clarified their statement. Local police are urging residents to stay away from the area. "Four people have been hospitalised in Malmö and Lund", authorities said in an update 45 minutes after the shooting but were unable to confirm the severity of their injuries.

by | October 13, 2017 | 03:00

Both France and the United States have provided Lebanon with advanced weaponry, and this past summer, the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) received 50 armored vehicles, 40 artillery pieces and 50 grenade launchers from the United States as part of an aid package to bolster the Middle Eastern country against the threats posed by militant groups.

by | October 13, 2017 | 02:24

Kelly served as Trump's DHS secretary for just over six months before replacing Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff over the summer. "I know you will fulfill your duties with dedication, determination and resolve". She also worked for Kelly when he served as secretary of DHS. Kirstjen Nielsen was a top White House aide until now and formerly worked at the department.

by | October 13, 2017 | 02:09

Now, a popular tourist destination in Asia is trying a similar approach on a number of beaches-but with very different penalties. The ban, which will come into effect next month, will apply to beaches in the provinces of Phuket , Prachuap Khiri Khan, Chon Buri and Songkhla and included the popular resorts of Koh Samui and Pattaya, the Bangkok Post reported.

by | October 13, 2017 | 02:07

Earlier it was reported that Jesus Campos had come to Paddock's room amid the shooting, thus stopping his deadly gunfire. Hotel officials believe Paddock began shooting into the concert crowd "at the same time as, or within 40 seconds after" the wounded guard, Jesus Campos, used his radio to call for help, the statement said.

by | October 13, 2017 | 02:07

In my post on Fred Barnes's scoop on Senate Majority Leader McConnell's declaration on the evanescence of the the senatorial blue slip, I asked for the ocular proof. That, in turn, makes it easier for Trump to advance nominees in states that do not have any Democratic Senate representation. McConnell is facing criticism from conservatives who say judicial nominees aren't being approved quickly enough.

by | October 13, 2017 | 01:22

We'll have a sunny, warmer Friday and sunshine will give us near record highs over the weekend . As that low pressure moves offshore Thursday into Friday , it will allow our Canadian high pressure to regain control of our weather later this week.

by | October 13, 2017 | 01:21

The detective had support from his supervisor, Lt. James Tracy, who said Wubbels could be arrested if she didn't allow the blood draw. An internal investigation with the police department found evidence that the officers violated several policies.

by | October 13, 2017 | 01:20

Landrieu has denied that New Orleans is a sanctuary city and has disputed prior findings from the DOJ with letters that he says prove the city is in compliance with federal law. The Justice Department review brought better news for others. Several U.S. cities and counties passed local laws or enacted procedures that prohibit law enforcement from notifying Homeland Security when an undocumented immigrant is identified or arrested.

by | October 13, 2017 | 01:20

The Himachal Pradesh Assembly election will be held on November 9, and counting of votes will be held on December 18, said the Election Commission (EC) today. The CEC, also announced that bulk SMSs and voice messages on phone shall also be in purview of election advertisements. The EC said that the voting for the 68-seat state assembly will be held in a single phase on November 9 and the counting of votes will held on December 18, 2017.

by | October 13, 2017 | 01:19

For decades, the Boy Scouts' Explorer program has allowed limited participation by girls, but Wednesday's announcement expands their involvement. Patricia Page, the CEO of the Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson council, says she is ready for the competition.

by | October 13, 2017 | 01:14

Barnier also said he would be not recommend to the European Council next week that talks on trade and future relations to begin, because there has been no sufficient progress in talks so far. Clearly, we'd like them to give Michel the means to broaden the negotiations, it's up to them whether they do it. They will "reassess the state of progress" at their next summit in December, and if the verdict is positive they will issue their guidelines for trade talks plus a transitional period ...

by | October 13, 2017 | 01:11

Three nearby schools have been placed on lockdown . The Department of Public Safety said Pasquotank Correctional Institute can house about 900 close, medium and minium custody inmates. The high-security all male prison holds 896 inmates, and has a staff size of 410 employees, according to the prison's website. An attempted prison break in North Carolina has left several workers injured as fires broke out inside the facility.

by | October 13, 2017 | 01:09

The suspect, 23-year-old Aaron Lawson, is being sought on warrants for charges including aggravated murder. The Ohio Attorney General's Office has canceled the Endangered Missing Child Advisory for an 8-year-old child in southern Ohio. Authorities say three people have been fatally shot, a fourth person stabbed and an 7-year-old boy is missing in southeast Ohio. They haven't been publicly identified.

by | October 13, 2017 | 01:06

But on Thursday he said any decision would need to be ratified by his party's board, which would meet Saturday at the earliest and possibly Sunday or Monday. "I didn't set the deadline", he said. English was not available for comment and has kept a low profile during the negotiations. Jacinda Ardern's liberal Labour Party, which is aligned with the small Green Party, hopes it can lead the next government.

by | October 13, 2017 | 01:06

Tillerson is hosting Lavrov to discuss Syria, Ukraine and other bilaterial issues, according to the State Department. The Russian Embassy to the United States said on its Russian-language Twitter account that flags were "stolen" from the building, and called it "the latest shameful event" in a series of tit-for-tat diplomatic reprisals between the countries this year.

by | October 13, 2017 | 00:57

The criminal proceedings, in effect an investigation rather than charges, has been ongoing since March 20 this year, the OAG said, adding that collectively Khelaifi, Valcke and the unnamed businessman are suspected of bribery, fraud, criminal mismanagement and forgery of a document.

by | October 13, 2017 | 00:56

When he opened up the smoke detector, he found a camera and a microphone inside. The officers seized all hard drives, SD cards and other data storage devices. Natt was arrested on September 29 and later released on a bond of $1,500, records show. When pressed for why Natt would hide the camera in a smoke alarm if the filming was consensual, Bourque reported that Natt responded that hiding it in the ceiling "gave him a better angle".

by | October 13, 2017 | 00:55

There were 20 candidates in the election and one person needs to receive more than 50% of the votes in order to be declared the victor. Arsene Wenger has been fooled by false reports that former football star George Weah has won Liberia's presidential election when in fact the final result have not yet been announced.

by | October 13, 2017 | 00:55

Three weeks after Maria made landfall, much of Puerto Rico, an island of 3.4 million people, remains without power. The broadside came as the House headed toward passage of a $36.5 billion disaster aid package, including assistance for Puerto Rico.

by | October 13, 2017 | 00:52

But upon return, the women couldn't prove their identity to immigration officers at the airport as they looked nothing like their passport photos. The trio had visited South Korea during China's Golden Week holiday last week, Asia Wire reported.

by | October 13, 2017 | 00:52

You can hear me starting to stutter and slur my words. Hunt's relationship with the UFC has been strained in recent times as a result of the failed out-of-competition drug test taken by his UFC 200 opponent Brock Lesnar , following his mauling at the hands of the WWE superstar a year ago.

by | October 13, 2017 | 00:44

The Monaco striker denied accusations he tried to strike a deal with Peru players to see out a draw and both sides fought to the bitter end. Several South American media outlets have published photos of the moment, referring to it as the "Lima Pact".

by | October 13, 2017 | 00:37

A more thorough and prolonged research would reveal the real reason behind the huge hole. A robotic float, which was sent there for transmitting data from the Weddell Sea surprisingly surfaced inside the polynya last month, stated a news release from the Southern Ocean Carbon and Climate Observations and Modeling project at Princeton.

by | October 13, 2017 | 00:30

The president says he believes they are not following the "spirit" of the deal. Representative Ed Royce, Republican chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said the Trump administration should preserve the deal to protect USA national security, even though he opposed the deal at the time.

by | October 13, 2017 | 00:25

The preparing to leave the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization in December, according to a new report. The head of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, has already expressed regret over Washington's step. It's worth noting that when the US withdraws from UNESCO, as pledged, it will not be for the first time. Projects sponsored by UNESCO include literacy, technical, and teacher-training programmes, global science programmes, the promotion of independent media and ...

by | October 13, 2017 | 00:22

Negotiators also agreed that control of the Gaza side of the border crossing with Egypt would be handed to Hamdallah's government, said a senior Hamas official who spoke on condition of anonymity, also pending the formal announcement. Hamas and Fatah movements announced earlier Thursday they reached a reconciliation deal in Cairo , expressing gratitude to Egyptian efforts for mediation role and hosting talks.

by | October 13, 2017 | 00:24

Meanwhile, negotiations with Easyjet - the other bidder chosen for exclusive takeover talks - "are continuing", Air Berlin said, offering no information about what the British firm hopes to buy or whether any Air Berlin staff will keep their jobs.