• Petroleum Summit - Pricing Major Issue Affecting Oil Industry - Kachikwu
Petroleum Summit - Pricing Major Issue Affecting Oil Industry - Kachikwu

The National Association of Nigerian Students has commended Dr Ibe Kachikwu, the Minister of State for Petroleum, over Nigeria's hosting of the International Petroleum Summit. According to him, from 2014 to 2016, world oil supply grew by 5.5 million barrel per day, while world oil demand increased by only 4.1 million per day, sending the supply dem...

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  • No 'bloody nose': U.S. admiral warns against preemptive strike on North Korea
No 'bloody nose': U.S. admiral warns against preemptive strike on North Korea

South Korea's foreign ministry said Wednesday that it sees inter-Korean and US-North Korea talks as "major pillars" of any dialogue aimed at denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula . Suki Kim, a journalist who spent months undercover in North Korea working in a missionary school for the children of North Korea's elite, said the women are prohibit...

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  • Trump Announces He Signed Memorandum Directing AG Sessions to Ban Bump Stocks
Trump Announces He Signed Memorandum Directing AG Sessions to Ban Bump Stocks

High school students gathered outside of the White House on February 19 for a peaceful protest about gun control five days after the devastating school shooting in Parkland, Florida . That shooter, a 19-year-old man, wielded a semi-automatic rifle, but did not have a bump stock equipped. "Although the Obama Administration repeatedly conclude...

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  • US fighter jet dumps fuel tanks near fishermen in Japan lake
US fighter jet dumps fuel tanks near fishermen in Japan lake

Fuel tanks of this type are generally about 4.5 meters in length and about 1 meter in diameter and can weigh at least 200 kilograms even when empty. "I believe it dumped (the tanks) for safety reasons". A Tohoku Defense Bureau spokesman said the agency has requested that US military officials take preventative measures, provide information about ...

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  • Trump backs stricter checks on gun buys
Trump backs stricter checks on gun buys

He's pointing to the need to propose regulations to ban devices like the one that was used in the October shooting deaths of 58 people in Las Vegas. Wednesday's rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in nearby Parkland, Florida has ignited protests by students who survived the onslaught and renewed calls for changes in US gun laws.

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  • Couple who took in Florida massacre gunman speak out
Couple who took in Florida massacre gunman speak out

Lauderdale, Florida. The heavily armed teenager who gunned down students and adults at a Florida high school was charged Thursday with 17 counts of premeditated murder , court documents showed. In September, Nikolas Cruz , using a screen name on YouTube of "Nikolas Cruz", wrote "I'm going to be a professional school shooter". They have no clue wh...

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  • Oxfam investigates new sexual misconduct cases as MPs grill bosses
Oxfam investigates new sexual misconduct cases as MPs grill bosses

Last week I wrote about the scandal engulfing worldwide relief charity Oxfam. Since the story broke, Mr Goldring said 26 reports of recent and historic incidents have been made by Oxfam workers - 16 of them outside the UK. He added that Oxfam had wrongly believed it was being proactive. Mr Goldring, who joined Oxfam in 2013, told the Commons ...

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  • Congress leader sprinkles petrol in Bengaluru office, caught on video
Congress leader sprinkles petrol in Bengaluru office, caught on video

Haris, MLA - for attacking a patron of a restaurant. Narayanaswamy is the close aide of Congress MLA Byrati Basavaraj. Speaking to TNM, an official who was at the BBMP office that day said that Narayanaswamy was involved in a land dispute in the NRI Layout in Horamavu and the case was being heard in the City Civil Court.

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  • Police called as BAFTA Awards 2018 STORMED by protesters who form blockade
Police called as BAFTA Awards 2018 STORMED by protesters who form blockade

If Theresa May really cared about domestic violence, she would refund these services immediately. Instead of refinancing refuges, reinstating legal aid and providing desperately needed housing for domestic violence survivors, Theresa May continues to turn her back on both survivors and the solutions they need.

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  • Nirav Modi enjoyed political patronage from high and mighty, says Congress
Nirav Modi enjoyed political patronage from high and mighty, says Congress

Prime Minister Modi also noted that promoting the use of solar energy, converting agriculture waste into wealth and economical use of crop residue will also help in doubling of farmers' income by 2022. But what they must remember is that the spirit of the tribals people of Meghalaya can never be purchased, he further added. Praising Chief Ministe...

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  • Michigan State vs. IL - 2/20/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Michigan State vs. IL - 2/20/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

The win was Michigan State's 11 straight as the Spartans steamroll toward next week's Big Ten tournament and then the NCAA Tournament. IL forced 25 turnovers but still lost by 13 in that game. The junior is shooting 49.5 percent from the field in conference-only games, good for sixth place among all Big Ten players. The Spartans are first in th...

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  • Senate's latest pay raise bill starts with a 2 percent raise
Senate's latest pay raise bill starts with a 2 percent raise

The Senate originally passed a version that called for a 1 percent increase each year for five years. House of Delegates and Senate leaders called for teachers to accept the proposal, which would amount to a three-year, 4 percent raise, as opposed to 5 percent overall raises advanced by the House of Delegates on February 13 in a plan initiall...

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  • Netanyahu Warns Israel Could Attack Iran if Tehran's Aggression Continues Unchecked
Netanyahu Warns Israel Could Attack Iran if Tehran's Aggression Continues Unchecked

Israel responded to that incident by bombing Iranian military installations in Syria . The statement by Rezai, a former commander of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC), was made as a reaction to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who had said on Sunday February 18: " Israel could act against Iran if necessary".

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  • Man whose wife was lost at sea now accused in her death
Man whose wife was lost at sea now accused in her death

The catamaran was later found overturned in the Florida Straits. Authorities revealed a Coast Guard expert determined the catamaran had suffered intentional damage, not from a collision, but "from inside the vessel" in both hulls. Bennett, 41, was rescued from a life raft about 30 miles west of Cay Sal, Bahamas, an island near Cuba's northern s...

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  • Mikaela Shiffrin drops out of downhill to focus on combined event
Mikaela Shiffrin drops out of downhill to focus on combined event

The downhill is Vonn's signature event . Krushelnitsky won the bronze medal in mixed doubles. But the moment was golden. As for Vonn, she's taking the trolling in stride. "You've got to put things into perspective". "I want to, for sure, but I don't know", Shiffrin said. "I skied really well, but I think Sofia is untouchable today".

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  • Florida school shooting survivors en route to pressure lawmakers on gun control
Florida school shooting survivors en route to pressure lawmakers on gun control

The student survivors of Wednesday's massacre declared " we will be the last ". At the same time, students at Boca Raton High and Park Vista High west of Boynton Beach held rallies or rememberances on their school campuses. "I just didn't feel anyone was doing anything about guns", said Hong, who walked about 4 ½miles before getting a ride to Dou...

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  • Were Analysts Bearish RWS Holdings plc (LON:RWS) This Week?
Were Analysts Bearish RWS Holdings plc (LON:RWS) This Week?

WTS's SI was 874,100 shares in February as released by FINRA. It worsened, as 5 investors sold SRDX shares while 43 reduced holdings. The SI to Watts Water Tech Class A's float is 3.42%. (NYSE:EGL) rating on Wednesday, October 18. Tiaa Cref Management Ltd accumulated 808,251 shares. The 683 Capital Management Llc holds 1.05M shares with $10.08 mill...

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  • Nearly 250 civilians killed in Syria 'bombardment'
Nearly 250 civilians killed in Syria 'bombardment'

The UN said Tuesday it is deeply alarmed by conditions in Syria's Eastern Ghouta following reports that a large number of civilians have been killed in airstrikes . "The situation in Eastern Ghouta is tragic ... if it is this bad psychologically for adults - it is worse for children", she said. On Tuesday morning, Damascus residents report...

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  • Trump pushes for ban on rapid-fire gun 'bump stocks'
Trump pushes for ban on rapid-fire gun 'bump stocks'

The devices were reportedly discovered in the room of the Las Vegas shooter, who killed 58 and injured 851 in December 2017. The president said he expects the regulations to be finalized "very soon". Sen. Dianne Feinstein, a California Democrat who submitted a bill previous year in the Senate that would ban bump stocks , welcomed Trump's s...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn says Czech spying claims are 'lies and smears'
Jeremy Corbyn says Czech spying claims are 'lies and smears'

Files held by the Czech Security Service Archive, first reported by the Sun detail contacts Mr Corbyn is alleged to have had with a Czechoslovakian diplomat and agent in London in 1986 and 1987. Their readers, you, all of us, deserve so much better. Asked directly by BBC Breakfast presenter Steph McGovern, who was acting as compere for the even...

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  • Daughter Sets Up Father to be Carjacked by 2 Other Teens
Daughter Sets Up Father to be Carjacked by 2 Other Teens

Cops say the two men then got into the vehicle and forced the teen's father to drive to the Mize family home to get more money. Susan was dropped off at her home, but never called 911, according to the sheriff's office. Between the ATM and going to Barry's home, cops say Mize got out of the auto. Upon Mize's request, the suspects took her home. ...

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  • As Early Voting Begins, Both Parties In N. Texas Say They're Energized
As Early Voting Begins, Both Parties In N. Texas Say They're Energized

It will likely take most people by surprise, since the Cook County Clerk's office has issued zero public statements, press releases, or other information regarding the ballot line. Locations closer to campus include the Market Street at 4425 19th St., United at 401 Slide Rd. and the Robert H. Ewalt Student Recreation Center on campus.

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  • Joost Luiten gets better of Chris Wood to win NBO Oman Open
Joost Luiten gets better of Chris Wood to win NBO Oman Open

Joost Luiten began the final day of the NBO Oman Open tied for the lead with Julien Guerrier of France and England's Matthew Southgate . Luiten second consecutive 66 featured just one dropped shot on a card littered with birdies, while Guerrier enjoyed an eagle on the par five 12th after he drained a long range putt.

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  • BC Budget 2018: Foreign buyer tax expanded, 2% speculation tax by 2019
BC Budget 2018: Foreign buyer tax expanded, 2% speculation tax by 2019

The provincial government had already announced it was cutting Medical Service Plan premiums in half on January 1, 2018, and in Tuesday's provincial budget it took the next step to eliminate them. The government said it's working with municipalities to develop new tools, such as rental zoning, and creating a new office to partner with non-profits a...

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  • Wine war trade challenge
Wine war trade challenge

Initial discussions will take place between officials from both governments, Ralston said, and if they can't resolve the dispute within 120 days, the issue will go to a tribunal. The Alberta government announced two weeks ago an immediate halt on the import of B.C.'s wines into the province. Notley and Bilous have said the Trans Mountain expansio...

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