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by | March 21, 2017 | 05:04

Crude futures were back on a slippery slope early Monday in Asia after a shortlived pause Friday from a near-two-week rout, but unable to shake off the negative sentiment hanging over the market, principally in view of the uncertainty surrounding the extension of the 1.8 million b/d of OPEC/non-OPEC output cuts beyond June, while record-high global oil inventories appear to be declining only gradually and a rising U.S.

by | March 21, 2017 | 04:54

To date, the White House has not provided any evidence to back up Trump's claims. "The answer is I don't have any evidence, and I'm very happy that the House Intelligence Committee are investigating", Conway said March 13 on " Good Morning America ".

by | March 21, 2017 | 04:48

Mr Sachs added that he wants other nations to follow in the footsteps of the United Arab Emirates and appoint a Minister of Happiness. Norway which ranked fourth for the past two years made a giant leap forward and displaced the three-time victor Denmark to grab the title of world's happiest country for first time.

by | March 21, 2017 | 04:03

Baghdad had already been hit by a series of smaller bomb attacks since the beginning of the month, local media reported. Iraqi officials say a bombing in Baghdad has killed at least 23 people. President Donald Trump is to meet Monday with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Washington for talks that are likely to include the ongoing offensive to recapture the key northern city of Mosul from Islamic State militants.

by | March 21, 2017 | 03:57

Napolitano presented the information in both news and commentary formats and stated it as established fact. On Monday, Napolitano was absent during the network's coverage of the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.

by | March 21, 2017 | 03:50

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), the former top Democrat on the committee, said Senate Republicans' refusal to hold a hearing on Obama's nominee, Judge Merrick Garland, amounted to a "court un-packing scheme", one of the "greatest stains" on the committee's history.

by | March 21, 2017 | 03:48

President Donald Trump nominated Gorsuch in February. "A native of Colorado, Neil has demonstrated tremendous intelligence, character and fairness while serving for more than a decade on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit", Mr.

by | March 21, 2017 | 03:47

An RNLI lifeboat, which was conducting training in the area, went to their rescue. The Sligo Bay RNLI lifeboat was called out and managed to rescue seven members of the boat. The six other divers did not require hospitalisation. He said: "This morning's callout shows that the professionalism and dedication of the search and rescue community remains unchanged".

by | March 21, 2017 | 03:45

Additionally, Sachs believes the "severe deterioration" of the educational system in the USA has played a role in the country's declining happiness, noting that the percentage of students in America achieving at least a university degree has become motionless.

by | March 21, 2017 | 03:42

Image Caption: The PM and husband Philip May. Footage of the pair was widely covered in the world's media during the Prime Minister's visit to Washington in January, when she became the first foreign leader to meet President Trump. They have known each other so long "there's something, which is the bond between you, that develops over time". "You just get on with life". "His history programme? No - [the American TV drama] NCIS".

by | March 21, 2017 | 03:11

U.S. President Donald Trump has told a delegation from Iraq that "nobody" can figure out why former President Barack Obama signed a nuclear agreement between Iran and world powers. Government forces retook the east side of Mosul in January before setting their sights on the more densely populated west of the city, the last major urban centre ISIL holds in Iraq.

by | March 21, 2017 | 02:50

The hotel was left intact, but the explosion damaged a nearby house. "We have carried eight dead people and seven others who are injured". Hours before the assault, police shot at a minibus, which later exploded after the driver refused to stop as it approached a checkpoint, also in Mogadishu, police officer Nur Osman told Reuters , adding that the driver was killed and two bystanders were wounded.

by | March 21, 2017 | 02:46

He then questioned why Congress was not investigating the Clinton campaign's alleged ties to Russian Federation. The hearing features FBI Director James Comey, who will testify with Michael Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency.

by | March 21, 2017 | 02:08

Met Éireann is also warning that there could be some unsafe driving conditions, as road temperatures are likely to "be close to freezing or below". There'll be highs of 7 to 10 C., in fresh and gusty westerly winds. The Arctic blast is predicted to hit on Monday night and continue into Tuesday morning. The latter half of the week looks set to be brighter, but still frosty and bitterly cold thanks to the northerly winds.

by | March 21, 2017 | 01:57

In a statement issued on Sunday, North Korea claimed the test was a success, with Kim calling it "a great event of historic significance" for the country's indigenous rocket industry, a report from the official Korean Central News Agency said.

by | March 21, 2017 | 01:14

Castelan and Faith Jessie reported the jury found him not guilty on charges of "burglary with use of a deadly weapon, sexually motivated coercion, battery with intent to commit sexual assault , and sexual assault with use of a deadly weapon resulting in substantial bodily harm".

by | March 21, 2017 | 01:08

The European Commission said it was ready to begin the negotiations. A Government spokesman said: "This Government will harness the skills and resources across all departments to ensure that the statute book functions effectively on the day we leave - as part of delivering a smooth and orderly Brexit".

by | March 21, 2017 | 00:57

Out of 11 others who sustained varying degrees of injuries eight of them are on admission at the Techiman Municipal Hospital while the three others have been rushed to Kumasi for special care. Officials from the Ghana National Fire Service assisted in pulling out the dead and more than 20 injured from the water late Sunday. " Unfortunate storm " "We express our condolences to the families of the victims and pray for the wounded, " Ghanaian Tourism Minister Catherine Abelema Afeku said in ...

by | March 21, 2017 | 00:52

The broadcaster said rescue teams used chainsaws to cut through the fallen tree and free those trapped underneath. "A huge tree fell at the top when the rains began and crashed the revelers", the witness said after the incident. Kintampo Falls is a tourist site popular among domestic and global tourists who throng to the area in the thousands every week. As of Monday, 17 bodies have been retrieved at the resort, about 414 kilometers (257 miles) north of the capital of Accra, Ghana police ...

by | March 21, 2017 | 00:48

Every two years, there's a World Games competition that shows off the best this movement has to offer. "Team Ireland has two teams and it's proving very competitive". "I'm more excited than nervous, but I try to keep it all in perspective". Lisa Bird, a spokeswoman for Special Olympics Maine, confirmed Houk's victory at the games that bring together more than 2,600 athletes and 1,000 coaches representing 106 countries.

by | March 21, 2017 | 00:12

During each drill, the NWS will send a Tone Alerted warning message over NOAA weather radios and Emergency Management Agencies will set off outdoor warning sirens. In recent years, 1 million Virginians have signed up for the drill. In February 2016, Fluvanna County was one of several areas across the state that were impacted by tornadoes, causing damage.

by | March 21, 2017 | 00:07

Sharon Hodgson, MP for Washington and Sunderland West, said: "Now that we know the date when the Prime Minister will trigger Article 50, it is important that Parliamentarians renew our focus to hold the Government to account as they enter the formal negotiations".

by | March 21, 2017 | 00:07

Asked why he thought Wenger would stay, Pulis replied: "Because he told me". Fans have protested through the street at the last two home games, while a plane was hired to fly a banner over the Hawthorns at the weekend calling for him to leave.

by | March 21, 2017 | 00:05

The Prime Minister is carrying out talks in the devolved nations ahead of her promise to trigger Article 50 and formally start the process of withdrawing from the European Union by the end of the month. Scotland's first minister Nicola Sturgeon wants a referendum before a final Brexit deal is sealed with Brussels. May has said now is not the time for Scotland to vote on independence, preferring to wait until after Brexit.

by | March 21, 2017 | 00:01

After ending her 16-year-long hunger strike - considered the longest in the world - when she made a decision to contest the assembly elections, her aim was to create a political will to lift AFSPA from the state. She will remain in Kerala until March 28. "I don't feel much affected by it, because people can still change their minds and everybody knows muscle and money power is being openly used by parties", Irom said.

by | March 20, 2017 | 23:37

This is the best answer to the rudeness shown to you, the enmity, the wrongs". Kurds make up a sizable number of the over 3 million people of Turkish origin in Germany. On Saturday, Germany's foreign minister openly accused Mr Erdogan of ramping up anti-European rhetoric to score political points ahead of the referendum.

by | March 20, 2017 | 23:30

He's asking L.A. Superior Court Judge Scott Gordon to either order the D.A.'s office to indicate its position on whether Polanski has served his time, to sentence the director in absentia, or to issue an indicated sentence and promise to stand by it.

by | March 20, 2017 | 23:29

Explaining Mrs May's preference for no deal over a bad deal, Mr Davis said: "The Prime Minister said, in terms, no deal is better than a bad deal". "I have set out my objectives. The IFG - an independent charity that aims to increase government effectiveness - says departments will need "ruthlessly to prioritise" other legislation and find non-legislative routes to get the laws through, particularly given the government's narrow Commons majority.

by | March 20, 2017 | 23:24

Casspi, 28, comes to the Timberwolves after seeing action in 23 games with Sacramento and New Orleans. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not released. He's a 6 foot, 9 inch forward who played in 22 games for the Kings before being acquired by the Pelicans on February 20 and waived five days later.

by | March 20, 2017 | 23:21

Trump blamed Democrats on Monday for stirring concerns about Russian Federation, but top Republican lawmakers John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Marco Rubio, among others, have publicly said they want to find out more about Russia's role in the election.

by | March 20, 2017 | 23:07

Since the genocide, whose victims were mostly from the Tutsi minority, the Catholic Church has been accused of being close to the Hutu government in power in 1994. An worldwide tribunal set up to prosecute perpetrators of the genocide convicted a Rwandan Catholic priest, Athanase Seromba, in 2006 of genocide by aiding and abetting extermination; Seromba was sentenced to 15 years in prison.

by | March 20, 2017 | 23:00

Following the two-year time frame for withdrawal negotiations, it's expected that Brexit will happen in March 2019. We want negotiations to start promptly . May suggested Britain could sign up to some aspects of the customs union. The United Kingdom has informed European Council President Donald Tusk's office of May's intention, May's spokesman said, confirming an earlier Reuters report from Brussels.

by | March 20, 2017 | 22:58

Chief Justice spokesman Nathi Mncube told eNCA television earlier that the judiciary was hoping "nothing serious will occur" due to the computer thefts. Phahlane said. "The break-in was reported to the South African Police Services (SAPS) and various units from SAPS were dispatched to the OCJ to conduct further investigations".

by | March 20, 2017 | 22:52

Most of all, the opening of the congressional inquiry on Monday took the United States deeper into uncharted territory, an investigation into whether a presidential election campaign actively cooperated with a foreign adversary to win, and whether the beneficiary of that intervention was now seeking to cover up that collusion.

by | March 20, 2017 | 22:50

In the report, the IFG said that with the average Queen's Speech announcing only 20 new bills, the introduction of 15 Brexit bills before the United Kingdom even exits the European Union "will leave very little space for non-Brexit related legislation".