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Sep 29 2016

DC appeals court set to hear Clean Power Plan case

Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. The Clean Power Plan is arguably the most ambitious regulatory initiative in the EPA's history. Judge Thomas Grif...

Sep 28 2016

India can not unilaterally separate itself from the Indus water treaty: Sartaj Aziz

The pact is seen as generous to Pakistan as it gives the lower riparian state 80% of the water of the western rivers. During the meeting PM Modi was quoted as saying "wat...

Sep 28 2016

Saudis, Iran dash hopes for OPEC oil deal in Algeria

Iraqi oil minister Jabbar Al-Luiebi said his country is willing to freeze production - or even cut it - if a consensus emerges at a meeting of major oil producers that st...

Sep 28 2016

Barack Obama vetoes 9/11 lawsuit bill

The White House has always been at loggerheads with lawmakers regarding the bill, saying it would open the door to similar suits against the US. "If JASTA were enacted,...

Sep 28 2016

Government forces advance in Aleppo

Jessy Chahine, spokeswoman for UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura, told Tuesday's briefing: "We do remind always all parties that evacuation operations have to...

Sep 28 2016

Gabon at United Nations urges support following Bongo's re-election

The mission drew particular attention to the results in Haut-Ogooué, Bongo's home province, where the Gabonese electoral commission recorded turnout at 99.93 percent, wit...

Sep 28 2016

UK Labour leader Corbyn says he plans no purge of critics

Mr Burnham was one of the few Labour MPs not to resign from Mr Corbyn's shadow cabinet in the wake of the European Union referendum earlier this year. He said: "I'm dee...

Sep 28 2016

India says Pakistan believes terror will bring territory

Seemingly disappointed with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's speech at the United Nations , the Shiv Sena on Tuesday said mere lectures and speeches would creat...

Sep 28 2016

Houston transit police officer accused in beating resigns

Warren and the civilian, Darrell Giles , 31, are seen exchanging words just before Giles gets up. "Toward the end, you will see him move his hand to Officer Warren nea...

Sep 28 2016

Clinton Campaign: Trump 'Deranged' and 'Unhinged' During Debate

The first debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton was on Monday night, and on Monday night's Daily Show , Trevor Noah breathed a sigh of relief. Trump spok...

Sep 28 2016

NewsAlert: Trudeau says Canada, China exploring possible free trade deal

Li says China is serious about strengthening the country's rule of law as well as intellectual property protection and welcoming more Canadian investment. "If you see con...

Sep 28 2016

Philippine President Says He'll Open Trade Alliances With China, Russia

I had a good talk with Prime Minister (Dmitri) Medvedev. The difficulty lies in the Philippines and Vietnam being overly demanding. Since then the Philippines and China...

Sep 27 2016

Deadlines for municipal runoff absentee ballots approaching

People who cast absentee ballots can change their minds up to a week before Election Day. Holsclaw said more women are registered to vote in Jefferson County, but in re...

Sep 27 2016

Missouri couple killed in crash during Disney vacation

By Sunday, the family was wrapping up the trip with a day at the beach before they returned to Leadwood, Missouri. Greg and Sarah died on impact, according to authoriti...

Sep 27 2016

Syria tells UN US-led coalition strike on soldiers was 'intentional'

Al-Moallem accused the "moderate armed opposition" of committing crimes and massacres against Syrians "that are no less barbaric" than those of the Islamic State extremis...

Sep 27 2016

Elevator trouble closes Washington Monument indefinitely

The 555-foot obelisk, erected on the District of Columbia's National Mall in honor of President George Washington in the 19th century, had been scheduled to reopen in mid...

Sep 27 2016

Campaign head says Clinton will explain policies

A CNN/ORC poll released on Sept 7 said that among registered voters, 49 per cent said they trusted Clinton to handle immigration, a slight advantage over Trump, who was a...

Sep 27 2016

Residents evacuate areas of Cedar Rapids ahead of flooding

It's important for your safety and also important for the safety of the emergency personnel. The district said Sunday that no classes will be held through Wednesday...

Sep 27 2016

Troubled lawyer shoots nine in Houston before being killed by police

Broken glass from shattered vehicle windows littered a parking lot in an upscale shopping center near where the suspect fired 20 to 30 shots in the wealthy neighborhood o...

Sep 27 2016

Tropical system may form in Atlantic this week

However, the storm's brisk pace could also hinder intensity, Weather Underground meteorologist Jeff Masters noted in a Monday blog post . And the remnants of Tropical ...