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RSPB offshore challenge fails

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A £2bn offshore windfarm in Scotland looks set to go ahead after the RSPB lost a long-running legal challenge against the plans, which the conservationists said threatened puffins, gannets and kittiwakes . Nevertheless, RSPB remains opposed to the project. The charity now plans to take some time to consider the details of the decision before deciding on its next steps, she added. Read More »

Hollywood tries to get rid of Putin in Russia-related releases

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The studio said "creative choices" led to Putin being excised from the film, although he played a "key role" in former Central Intelligence Agency officer and author Jason Matthews' novel from which the film is based. This concern is warranted, because the USA government believed North Korea was behind the 2014 Sony hack due to the studio's portrayal of Kim Jong-Un in The Interview . Read More »

Brothers, two and five, steal mother's auto for trip to grandfather

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Officials said they drove as far as three miles , with one steering and the other pushing pedals, before they crashed into a ditch. The eldest brother was behind the wheel, with the 2-year-old his passenger, as they headed down country roads in Putnam County, West Virginia, deputies told WSAZ . Read More »

Ajit Doval to visit China next week for meeting of BRICS NSAs

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However, while the NSA's main aim will be to put an end to the tense situation that began on June 16, in all likelihood the face-off between the two is likely to continue until the 19th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party is held, which is expected to see some key leadership changes in Beijing, sources told BusinessLine . Read More »

OJ Simpson Could Be Granted Parole Today. Watch His Hearing

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The 2007 heist that Simpson was convicted of involved a sports memorabilia dealer at a Las Vegas hotel. Officials with the board anticipate a decision Thursday. There was heavy security around the prison Thursday. The parking lot is filled with network media satellite trucks and tents set up to shade reporters from intense sun. Read More »

Stock's Trend Analysis Report: Freeport-Mcmoran Inc (NYSE:FCX)

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FBR & Co also issued estimates for Freeport-McMoran's Q3 2017 earnings at $0.26 EPS, Q4 2017 earnings at $0.32 EPS, FY2017 earnings at $0.92 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $0.22 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $0.21 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.21 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.21 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $0.86 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $0.59 EPS. Read More »

Lone survivor in Gwinnett stabbings recounts horror of mom's rampage

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A father and four of his children were found stabbed to death at a home in Loganville. Romero reportedly also said that her father tried to stop her mother, but was unable to do so. She is the only survivor of the attacks. When Romero, 33, tried to get help, Martinez stabbed him, Diana said. She said she had fun playing in the water at the beach with her brothers and sisters. Read More »

Has $14.85 Million Position in Select Comfort Corporation (NASDAQ:SCSS)

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By watching how many shares are trading hands and looking for any changes in that activity, trading opportunities can be spotted along with a deeper understanding of the reliability of other indicators on the stock. Also, Director Brenda J. Lauderback sold 1,372 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $29.55, for a total transaction of $40,542.60. Read More »

Governor LePage: "I might change my mind" About Running For Senate

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Angus King but announced in May that he had decided not to enter the race. Brakey, of Auburn, is now a member of the Maine Senate and announced his run in April. But LePage added he wasn't saying he was going to run for sure and still hopes Brakey garners more support. "I wish Eric, I wish people would start paying more attention to him", LePage said. Read More »

Woman who posed as man to trick friend into sex jailed

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Newland was originally jailed for eight years in November 2015 after she was convicted of the same offences. Newland sobbed and slumped to the floor of the dock as sentence was handed down on Thursday. She said: "There was no point until the day I took the blindfold off that I thought for one second that a woman was the person behind this". She was jailed for an extra six months for defrauding her former employers - an internet advertising agency - of £9,000 by creating fake client ... Read More »

Woman hides $2M of meth in cleaning jugs, police say

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Austin Police estimates the street value of the liquid crystal meth at approximately $2 million. Ayala told them that she worked for a doctor and was supposed to be in Dallas the next morning, but she couldn't name her employer, the objective for the meeting or the specific location of it, KVUE reports . Read More »

Aqua Lions 3 is the latest sub 10k smartphone from Intex

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The mobile phone has been launched in India for Rs. 6,499. The smartphone has a 4000 mAh battery to provide extended usage to consumers through the day. Like a typical Aqua series phone, Aqua Lions 3 comes with broad bezels at the top and bottom. Now, with SwiftKey's three adaptive ways to type Indian languages, every Indian user can communicate easily. Read More »

Ex-House Speaker Hastert leaves prison, must undergo sex-offender treatment

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House speaker on electronic monitoring after his transfer from federal prison earlier this week. The arrangement would appear to confirm that Hastert is serving out the remaining weeks of his 15-month sentence on home confinment, rather than at a halfway house where former inmates who need to re-enter the workforce are often sent, according to the Tribune. Read More »

Indiana Ag Director Ted McKinney Nominated for USDA Post

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The position was created in May as directed by the 2014 Farm Bill. He also spent decades in leadership roles in companies including Dow AgroSciences and Eli Lilly and Co. "[McKinney] took agriculture to the next level in IN with his wealth of experience and enthusiasm in all sectors of the agriculture community, and I know he will do the same for our nation in this position as undersecretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs". Read More »

Suggestions before Buy or Sell action: Energy Transfer Partners, LP (ETP)

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It has outperformed by 25.98% the S&P500. The value of the investment in Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. En went from $1,901,000 to $2,179,000 increasing 14.6% quarter over quarter. Williams Jones And Assocs Ltd Liability Corp, New York-based fund reported 38,650 shares. Clearbridge Invests Ltd Liability Corp has 3.42 million shares. Read More »

Le budget de la Défense va augmenter dès 2018

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En dépit de la hausse du budget de la défense promise en 2018, les décisions du chef de l'Etat en matière budgétaire (2017 et 2018) posent des questions sur la crédibilité de l'effort demandé à la défense à hauteur de 2% du PIB en 2025. La remontée du budget du ministère des armées sera entamée dès l'année prochaine, a promis le président de la République. Elle choque, alors que les troupes françaises sont engagées depuis des années au Mali et en Irak mais aussi sur le territoire national, ... Read More »

UK's Liberal Democrats make Vince Cable party leader

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The Liberal Democrats have campaigned for a second referendum on leaving the European Union, to be held at the end of the Brexit negotiations. "People will realise that we didn't vote to be poorer, and I think the whole question of continued membership will once again arise", he told the BBC earlier this month. Read More »

'No Confidence in Donald J. Trump' Resolution Introduced by House Democrats

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Donald Trump can't take criticism, so the one way that Democrats could ensure that his administration remains in constant chaos while keeping the American people informed of his activities is to condemn him with resolutions publicly. They include accusations that Trump accepted payments from foreign powers including from officials staying at his hotels, and fired the FBI director because of the ongoing investigation into possible Trump campaign collusion with Russian Federation. Read More »

RBI Baseball Releases On Switch September 5

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R.B.I. Baseball 2017 has been announced for a September 5 release on the Switch at a $29.99 MSRP. The official press release suggests that the Switch version of the game (which was released on other consoles earlier this year) will make use of Switch's unique controllers and portability. Read More »

Russian Federation denies 'secret' meeting between Putin, Trump

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Both Trump Jr and Goldstone deny that Veselnitskaya offered anything of substance, with Goldstone telling the New York Times it was "the most inane nonsense I've ever heard". US and foreign officials told the AP that the Russians recommended Trump bring a note taker to the bilateral meeting, but the president was so concerned about leaks that he ignored the suggestion and relied on Tillerson to document the conversation. Read More »

Côte d'Ivoire : Alassane Ouattara réaménage le gouvernement

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Hamed Bakayoko, le tout puissant ministre en charge de la Sécurité et de l'Intérieur, passe au ministère de la Défense en conservant l'unique titre de ministre d'Etat. Désigné Ministre de la Modernisation de l'Administration et de l'Innovation du Service Public, Pascal Abinan KOUAKOU paie cash la crise du stock des arriérés des fonctionnaires, et surtout les tensions actuelles avec le Pdci, alors que la base du Rdr réclamait avec insistance l'octroi du ministère de la Fonction Publique, au ... Read More »

Réformes judiciaires en Pologne: de possibles "répercussions" sur les fonds européens

Le chef du parti conservateur au pouvoir Droit et Justice (PiS) a été exaspéré par l'utilisation du nom de son frère par des députés d'opposition, à l'appui de leurs critiques contre le projet de réforme de la Cour suprême. Pour l'opposition, ces réformes sont un " coup d'État rampant " qui installeront la fin de l'indépendance du pouvoir judiciaire. La première loi votée porte sur le statut du Conseil national de la magistrature et prévoit la révocation immédiate de tous les membres ... Read More »

Atari Introduces the Speakerhat

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The Atari Blade Runner 2049 Speakerhat will be joined by a range of Atari-branded lifestyle products such as high-tech wearables, apparel, and audio and gaming devices. Atari CEO Fred Chesnais did say back at E3 that the Speakerhat is part of the company strategy to revive the Atari brand. Atari is popular for its classic home gaming consoles but the company is now venturing into the world of wearable devices. Read More »