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ConocoPhillips, partners weigh expansion of Darwin LNG


The NT Government will contribute $250,000 towards a feasibility study into the potential expansion of ConocoPhillips' Darwin Liquified Natural Gas (DLNG), which could create thousands of jobs in the NT. Conoco's vice president for external affairs for West Australia, Kayleen Ewin, said the feasibility study was the first step in finding new ways to commercialise the NT's "substantial" offshore gas resources. Read More »

Canadian Minister offers prayers at Golden Temple


Amarinder reiterated that the Canadian defence minister and several other top leaders in Canada were sympathising with those indulging in anti-India activities, notwithstanding Canada's claims to the contrary, said a press note issued by his office. Read More »

TTV Dinakaran concedes defeat as AIADMK shuns out him and Sasikala

End of Mannargudi Mafia: Stepping down from AIADMK, TTV Dinakaran thanks cadres for support. Sasikala was elected as the AIADMK's General Secretary in December 2016. He, however, insisted the appointment of Sasikala and himself to the top party posts was made with the "consent" of others and that none was "bypassed". Read More »

What Are Snap Elections? What to Know Ahead of June 8


But a Downing Street source indicated that the Prime Minister would flatly reject any proposal for a TV showdown, telling the Press Association: "Our answer is no". The Lib Dems, she said , were willing to "prop up" Labour, while she warned the SNP's "tunnel vision" over Scottish independence risked destabilising the country. Read More »

UK lawmakers on Wednesday expected to OK snap election


Labour and the much smaller opposition Liberal Democrats said they would vote in favour of the early election, all but guaranteeing her decision will be approved . Elections took place in May 2015 and were not expected until May 2020. May reiterated her reasons for holding an election, insisting that political divisions in Westminster risked weakening Britain's hand in the negotiations with Europe. Read More »

A cake and golf presidency


Because no details have been released about how Trump will spend his weekend, the president still could make the almost two-hour flight from Washington, D.C., to Palm Beach International Airport to spend the weekend at his Mar-a-Lago Club. Read More »

Turkish PM warns opposition against street protests


CHP party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu also accused the electoral board of bias and favoring Erdogan's party. The deputy chairman of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), Mithat Sancar, cited a number of alleged violations regarding the referendum. Read More »

China 'seriously concerned' over North Korea missile warnings


But military force wouldn't work, and there's not much China can do. He spoke after heated rhetoric from both sides. On Monday, Pence traveled to the tense Demilitarized Zone dividing North and South Korea, where he warned North Korea's leaders that after years of testing the USA and South Korea with its nuclear ambitions, "the era of strategic patience is over". Read More »

Georgia race seen as early Trump test goes to run-off


Republican Karen Handel , a former Georgia secretary of state, finished a distant second in the crowded field, qualifying for the June 20 runoff . Handel, on the other hand, will most likely see an increase in donations as Republicans realize how close the party came to losing the district outright and coalesce around her candidacy. Read More »

Fake accident part of undercover sting: trial


A female officer in the sting told court that she and her partner damaged the front and rear driver's side doors on Shyback's parked vehicle in December 2013. Det. Dave Sweet testified he assisted in bringing the sting to a close by calling Shyback while he was with undercover operatives in Winnipeg. Shyback outlined his tumultuous relationship with Mitchell and attempts to reconcile during their almost 10 year relationship despite his concerns about trust and infidelity. Read More »

US VP Mike Pence meets Indonesian president on Asia tour


U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has arrived in Japan for the second stop of a 10-day Asia tour. Pyongyang has been a main focus of his visit and public speeches so far, during which he's stuck fast to the USA message that the "era of strategic patience is over". Read More »

MP's back June UK election

A European Commission spokesman said the "real political" negotiations on Brexit will start after the election. As we now know, Theresa May confirmed that there will be an election on June 8 following a vote in the House of Commons . Read More »

Who Is The New Mrs Aaron Kwok? All About Moka Fang


Guests, numbering over 100, included singer Julian Cheung and his wife, actress Anita Yuen, as well as former actress Chingmy Yau and her husband, fashion mogul Sham Kar Wai. When Fang's friends asked Kwok to kiss her at the end of the Chinese ceremony, he begged off, saying he would wait till the civil wedding. But Fang had let the cat out of the bag in the morning when she shared on Instagram a photo of red shoes that looked positively bridal, it said. Read More »

Rob Gronkowski crashes White House press briefing


Much was also made about President Trump's friend and Patriots quarterback Tom Brady skipping the event this year. During the White House ceremony, Trump praised individual players and their overall performance at the Super Bowl, saying that "everybody played a role and everybody played as champions". Read More »

Mike And Maurkice Pouncey Send Final Messages To Aaron Hernandez On Instagram


Shockingly, it's Aaron's apparent suicide which will clear his name. The jury found Hernandez not guilty of first-degree murder in the killings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado. The death of John J. Geoghan, a priest at the center of the Catholic Church's sexual abuse scandal, also led to the abatement of his conviction. The Massachusetts State Police are on the scene and the investigation continues. Read More »

Georgia adds opponent for 2018 schedule


The two schools have never met on the gridiron. Middle Tennessee will receive 1,500 tickets for the game to sell at prices established by Georgia and 650 complimentary tickets. In addition to Austin Peay and Middle Tennessee State, Georgia will host Tennessee, Vanderbilt, Auburn, Georgia Tech and MA. It will play seven games at home and five games on the road. Read More »

Father expresses concern for son competing in South Korea

Tensions on the peninsula have ratcheted up in recent weeks amid saber-rattling from the U.S. and North Korea and analysts' warnings that North Korea is preparing for a sixth nuclear test. A senior North Korean official said in an interview with the BBC this week that North Korea would conduct missile tests "on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis", and any military action against it by the United States would prompt "all-out war". Read More »

Trump personally congratulates Turkey's president for his referendum win

This would allow Erdogan to rejoin the governing AK Party he co-founded, or to lead it. Sources close to the president said he told President Erdogan: "I value our friendship, we have many important things to do together". Kılıçdaroğlu said he respected the nation's will but the decision on unsealed ballots had overshadowed the results. Italy's foreign minister called for Turkish opposition forces to be involved in reforms following the weekend's referendum . Read More »

'Giraffe Mom' Meets April The Giraffe


Dietrich brought along her giraffe mask and even got to feed April. The connection between April the Giraffe and "Giraffe Mom" could theoretically continue long after their respective Internet glories become just a blip on the computer screen. Read More »

Facebook makes AR push, launches VR app


The AR tools will not only improve the cameras' functionality but also display directions and add digital objects. The highlighted features of the AR platform on Facebook include object recognition, 3D effects and exact location. " Facebook Spaces " was launched in beta for Oculus Rift from Tuesday. You want to play a board game? "That you can access from the existing Facebook app's camera, theoretically opening the door for Facebook to host the next " Pokémon Go " phenomenon", he ... Read More »

La raffinerie de sucre de Tafraoui inaugurée par Abdelmalek Sellal — Oran


Privilégiant le triptyque coutumier écoute-suivi-décision, M.Sellal fait toujours sienne la vision du gouvernement en vue de concrétiser la plénitude du concept de démocratie participative car toute la force de l'action de l'Etat réside dans sa capacité à traduire l'ambition politique en actions pérennes porteuses d'espoir, de renouveau et de cohésion sociale et contenue dans le train de réformes tous azimuths contenues dans le programme de développement du Président Abdelaziz Bouteflika. Read More »

Cable News, Hollywood Reacts to Bill O'Reilly's Fox Exit

The Times found that the company and Mr. O'Reilly reached settlements with five women who had complained about sexual harassment or other inappropriate behavior by him. O'Reilly wants to return to say goodbye to his loyal audience, according to NY, but it's not clear if that will happen. (O'Reilly has denied wrongdoing.) Since then, dozens of advertisers have pulled spots from the show and crowds of protesters have congregated in front of the network's NY headquarters to protest the man ... Read More »