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Kinder Morgan Shares Rebound, Dividend Hike Still Seen in 2018

Highfields Capital Management LP acquired a new position in shares of Kinder Morgan during the fourth quarter valued at $98,373,000. First Bank & Trust now owns 4,739 shares of the pipeline company's stock valued at $103,000 after buying an additional 408 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

Studio Ghibli announces My Neighbor Totoro anime theme park


Ghibli Park is estimated to open in early 2020, and you can check out some cool photos of the place in the gallery below! Producer Toshio Suzuki just announced today that the studio will be getting its own theme park, fulfilling all your childhood dreams of living in a colorful and magical Ghibli movie. Read More »

China vows to work with European Union to uphold Paris pact


Leaving the deal would fulfill a central campaign pledge but would anger worldwide allies who spent years in hard negotiations that produced an accord to reduce carbon emissions. It's a clear minority opinion among experts who support action on climate change . "Despite this possible rollback of the U.S. administration, Europe is ready for the leadership (on climate change) and we will definitely provide it", he added. Read More »

Canadian former nurse pleads guilty to 8 murder charges


The Free Press has confirmed that Wettlaufer, 49, will make her pleas in a Woodstock courtroom, followed by an agreed statement of facts from Crown and defence. A former Ontario nurse admitted Thursday to using insulin to kill eight seniors and hurt six others while the vulnerable individuals were in her care, in part because she felt angry with her career and her life's responsibilities. Read More »

World leaders reaffirm commitment to fighting climate change


The president has been known to change his thinking on major decisions and tends to seek counsel from both inside and outside advisers, many with differing agendas, until the last minute. Trump met Wednesday with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who has favored remaining in the agreement. Senior adviser Jared Kushner generally thinks the deal is bad but still would like to see if emissions targets can be changed. Read More »

Putin says Russia never involved in hacking


U.S. intelligence agencies accuse Russian Federation of hacking into Democratic Party emails, helping Trump win against his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. Although President Donald Trump has faced much criticism over his alleged links to Russia , US sanctions against the country remain in place over Crimea . Read More »

Dash cam footage of Tiger Woods' DUI arrest released


The arrest is the latest in a series of woes for Woods that date back to Thanksgiving weekend in 2009, when Woods was involved in a auto crash just outside of his home just two days after a National Enquirer report published a story about the golfer being in an extramarital affair. Read More »

Israel disappointed over Trump embassy decision

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said Trump's move had damaged prospects for peace by preserving "the Palestinian fantasy that the Jewish people and the Jewish state have no connection to Jerusalem". But the president can waive the law if asserting that a waiver is in US national security interests. Palestinian leaders, Arab governments and Western allies had urged Trump not to proceed with the embassy relocation, which would have upended decades of US policy by granting ... Read More »

U.S. carries out historic ballistic missile intercept


Built by Boeing , the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) was recently featured in an article by Forbes as the only system that can successfully protect the us from an ICBM. He also pointed to Iran's increasing missile capabilities as threatening USA strategic interests in the Middle East. Yesterday's test is estimated to have cost roughly $244 million . Read More »

Trump hesitates on embassy shift to Jerusalem

Stepping back from a campaign promise, President Donald Trump on Thursday decided not to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, at least for the next six months. He signed a waiver to defer action on an embassy relocation mandated by Congress in 1995. The act included a clause that allowed a president to delay the move by signing a waiver based on national security. Read More »

Indian economy rides on consumer spending revival ahead of GST launch


Clear Tax in its report said , "Unlike India, other countries have a much higher threshold for GST applicability thus reducing the burden for small businesses". However, several traders have raised concerns over higher tax slab on different commodities and services. After its passage, the GST Council-largely an executive body comprising representatives (finance ministers) of all state governments, the Union Finance Minister and Union Minister of State for Revenue-was established. Read More »

Spicer Offers Cryptic Explanation for Trump 'Covfefe' Tweet


The White House is reportedly considering other changes, like fewer on-camera briefings. His last day has not yet been determined. And so, for me to be reached out to to talk about opportunities that present themselves at the White House is kind of a heady thing for a little guy like me. Read More »

Pickering man arrested after cinderblocks thrown off Toronto overpasses: OPP


Witnesses said the suspect from the Yonge Street incident was a man, but OPP says there is no information available on a suspect for the other two instances. overpass on Hwy. 401. Hours later, another witness reported concrete falling over the Warden Avenue overpass and landing on the highway. "This is not just mischief, this is criminal negligence ". Read More »

24 killed and dozens injured in Baghdad bomb attacks


The officials spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations. A huge fireball engulfs a building, causing cars to scramble to get away. Images posted on social media showed the devastating impact of the attack , which left ice-cream cups scattered on the bloodstained ground. Read More »

British prime minister May could lose majority in June 8 election

If May fails to win an overall majority, Britain would be thrust into political turmoil: May would be forced to strike a deal with another party to continue governing either as a coalition or a minority government. Jeremy Corbyn , her opponent in the race for Number 10, has been buoyed by an opinion poll which suggested the Tory lead had been reduced to just three points. Read More »

Trump's Saudi speech puts commerce secretary to sleep

Rather than use the phrase "radical Islamic terrorism", Trump referred to "Islamist extremism" - a subtle but meaningful distinction that suggests the extremism is more ideological than religious. Trump, who generated controversy with his push to ban many Muslims from entering the USA, described the fight against terrorism as a battle between good and evil rather than a clash of civilisations. Read More »

Trump Administration to renegotiate NAFTA

He also told reporters he expected the effort to lead to a successful renegotiation, rather than US withdrawal from the pact, as President Donald Trump came close to doing last month. The other two Executive Orders concerned a US Government hiring freeze for all departments but the military, and "Mexico City" which bans federal funding of abortions overseas. Read More »

Macron calls handshake with Trump 'moment of truth'

But Trump seemed to change his tune when meeting with Macron, with Trump reportedly saying "you were my guy" when the two met for their handshake matchup. But Macron, who became France's youngest president just three weeks ago, said he does not believe in "the diplomacy of public invective but in bilateral dialogue". Read More »

Be serious with climate change, Britain urges United States

Two senior USA officials familiar with Trump's plans told CNN on Wednesday that he is expected to withdraw from the Paris accord . Mr Trump said he would announce his final decision on Thursday, following numerous reports that suggest he will exit the deal. Read More »

Iraqi forces push into three neighbourhoods in western Mosul

The government announced in January that it had recaptured the entire eastern part of Mosul but the fight for the western districts is ongoing with officials estimating that there are still 1,000 Isis militants there. Citing Iraqi Government figures, the United Nations migration agency today warned that the number of people fleeing West Mosul is soaring - on 18 May, hitting a peak when some 16,100 transited through the Hamam al-Alil screening site - the largest official daily movement of ... Read More »

Car Bombs Kill 27 In Central Baghdad, Officials Say

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack through its Amaq news service, saying that a suicide bomber affiliated with the group had triggered the bomb to target "a gathering of Shia". Iraqi forces backed by coalition airstrikes are in the eighth month of a campaign to retake the last jihadist strongholds in the city. No group immediately claimed those attacks. Read More »

Trump waives law requiring US move its embassy to Jerusalem

Signing a waiver, however, merely postpones action for six months - a measure every U.S. President has taken twice yearly since 1995 - when Congress passed the Jerusalem Embassy Act mandating the relocation of the embassy to Jerusalem, a move desired by the Israeli government - to avoid the hotbed issue. Read More »