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World Oil slides as US climate pact withdrawal compounds glut concerns
Author: 0 Oil slides as US climate pact withdrawal compounds glut concerns

The disclosure presents a no-win scenario for OPEC: if the cartel is correct and evolving demand will create supply gaps in the foreseeable future, then the deep water projects will compete directly with OPEC oil to fill these gaps. Oil companies are discovering that they can pump oil profitably from shale hotbeds, especially the Permian Basin of West Texas, profitably at even today's prices of $50 a barrel.

Author: 0 Horgan, Weaver deliver political agreement documents to government house

Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall was informed via conference call of the historic agreement between the Greens and the NDP, but it took her a while to get her head around exactly how this is all going to work. "The election outcome, and the vow of the Green-NDP alliance to obstruct that pipeline, sends a very worrying message to investors about Canada as a predictable, reliable place to invest", said Gary Leach, president of the Explorers and Producers Association of Canada.

Author: 0 European Commission leader blasts Trump on climate plans

In his remarks, Trump said he was open to re-brokering United States carbon reduction commitments, but didn't express any urgency in bringing the U.S. The Vatican, which under Pope Francis' insistence has strongly backed the Paris accord, would see a USA exit as a "a huge slap in the face", a senior Vatican official said on Thursday.

Author: 0 Krauthammer: For now, Saudi Arabia is where Middle East peace must start

Erel Margalit, a member of parliament from the opposition Labor Party, called Trump's visit "a missed opportunity of historic proportions". During his tour, Mr Trump has had separate meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas .

World Holiday has lost meaning for many Americans
Author: 0 Holiday has lost meaning for many Americans

The foundation raises money and awareness about the history of the veterans who have served the United States. "Thanking all of my relatives going clear back to the Revolutionary war", said Robinson. Private First Class Corey Andrie says, "I chose it because it's been something I want to do for a while and I want to make my parents happy, serve the country ".

Author: 0 To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

The caretakers at national cemeteries don't take long weekends, because by law those cemeteries can't close for more than 48 hours at a time. Instead, veterans say, the holiday should be moved to a specific date in an effort to return to a solemn day of remembrance.

World Trump's speech to Israeli parliament scrapped amid concerns
Author: 0 Trump's speech to Israeli parliament scrapped amid concerns

There was no mention of key Palestinian grievances and aspirations, namely, the expansion of Jewish settlements and the creation of a Palestinian state. Critics, like Morton Klein of the Zionist Organisation of America, insisted that Jerusalem , not Tel Aviv, is Judaism's historical and spiritual home.

World Canadian Conservatives select Andrew Scheer as successor to Stephen Harper
Author: 0 Canadian Conservatives select Andrew Scheer as successor to Stephen Harper

Canada's Conservative Party has settled on a stay-the-course candidate to be its next leader, electing Andrew Scheer to be Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's chief rival in a surprise multi-ballot victory. The result that shocked many in the room was the impressive support for avowedly social conservative candidates Pierre Lemieux and Brad Trost. Saskatchewan MP Andrew Scheer has been narrowly elected leader of the federal Conservative Party.

World Unity, consensus is solution against terrorism: Iranian President
Author: 0 Unity, consensus is solution against terrorism: Iranian President

Rouhani added: "Our missiles are for peace, not for attack". "Those who are advising the Americans are unfortunately rulers who deviate America with unsound advice or buy some influence in the US with their money". President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem . "But maybe in one situation they achieved a partial success and that was the nuclear negotiations, where we achieved a win-win result, and that was to the benefit of Iran, ...

Author: 0 Donald Trump can't seem to get his wife to hold his hand

Palestinian leaders have rejected numerous USA and Israeli offers for a "two-state solution" in exchange for peace with and recognition of the Jewish state. The Republican president arrived in Italy fresh off delivering an unprecedented, personal rebuke to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, traveling to its gleaming new Brussels headquarters to lecture its leaders to their faces on the need for them to spend more on defense.

World Provocative Israeli parade in occupied Jerusalem focus of dailies — Newspapers Review
Author: 0 Provocative Israeli parade in occupied Jerusalem focus of dailies — Newspapers Review

He toured the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, which by Christian tradition is where Jesus was crucified and the location of his tomb. The US president joining an Arabian sword dance was one. Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu at the Israel Museum . And we'll have more of them. He then identified opportunities for cooperation in the region, including "advancing prosperity, defeating the evils of terrorism and facing the threat of an Iranian regime that is threatening the region and ...

Author: 0 Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate

Ultimately there isn't a single concession the Palestinians can make now that would lead towards a peace deal", Baconi saod. Riyadh and its Gulf Arab allies view Tehran as a hostile force in the Middle East bent on dominating the region; Iran sees Sunni Gulf states in a similar fashion.Both Mr.

World Iran slams United States arms deal with Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Iran slams United States arms deal with Saudi Arabia

During meetings Monday in Israel, which considers Iran its biggest threat, Trump said Arab nations' own worries about Tehran could ultimately lead to new regional support for a Middle East peace deal. A bipartisan delegation of almost 50 senators announced on Thursday that it is moving forward with new legislation to increase economic sanctions on Iran as a result of its missile program, as well as the Islamic Republic's support for terrorism and illegal weapons trade.

Author: 0 Fact check: Double-counting growth in Trump's budget

Such cuts are being contemplated, of course, at a time when Trump is also promising huge reductions in taxes, mostly for upper-income individuals and corporations. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos faced a grilling from Democrats over funding private schools with taxpayer money. Clark replied, "I am shocked". "When the money gets doled out, I know personally from history how that money gets allocated".

Author: 0 President Trump Decries 'Evil Losers' Who Carried Out Manchester Attack

Nathan Thrall from the International Crisis Group and author of a new book on past Israeli-Palestinian peace talks agreed that "there was nothing substantive in Trump's public comments". It also urges a "just settlement" of the Palestinian refugee problem. The problem is not between us and Judaism. "President Abbas noted that he was ready to begin negotiating (with Israel ) immediately", the readout said.

World Israeli joy at Trump visit, but substance lacking
Author: 0 Israeli joy at Trump visit, but substance lacking

The Knesset held a special session to mark Jerusalem Day. Make up your own minds. He talked about the dreams of Herzl to create a Jewish state with Jerusalem as its center. "It is also important that its enemies see that embrace". This at a time when the two sides are as far from a deal as they have ever been since 1993, when they first began negotiating.

World Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'
Author: 0 Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'

The Yomiuri ShimbunIt can be said that Iranian voters have placed their trust in a policy of pulling the country out of worldwide isolation and promoting economic reconstruction. Talking to RFE/RL's Armenian service (Azatutyun.am), majority said they had voted for continued reforms. It is incumbent upon Iran's recently re-elected President Hassan Rouhani to show he can rein in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and the Shiite militant forces they arm and fund to destabilize the ...

World Democrats use budget office report to attack GOP health bill
Author: 0 Democrats use budget office report to attack GOP health bill

Those tax-credits, the CBO determined, would be used by some people "to purchase policies that would not cover major medical risks and that are not counted as insurance in this cost estimate ". Many parts of the law have become embedded in the nation's health care system, and consumers have risen up to defend it, now that they fear losing its protections.

World Korea fires shots at N. Korea after object crosses border
Author: 0 Korea fires shots at N. Korea after object crosses border

Tuesday, inducing the South Korean Army to broadcast warnings and then fire hundreds of rounds of K-3 machine gun, according to the Joint Chiefs of Staff . Sunday's missile test showed capabilities "short of an ICBM" (intercontinental ballistic missile), Coats said, an analysis consistent with the initial assessment done soon after the North Korean test.

World Iran's president mocks Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia as 'just a show'
Author: 0 Iran's president mocks Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia as 'just a show'

Rouhani, asked if he had a message for Trump, appeared to signal that he was still interested in a dialogue despite the increasingly hostile posture taken by the new U.S. "We will continue efforts with all our might to increase the military output...the parliament has allocated $1.3 billon to strengthen the military foundation and this is considered a major leap forward", said Naghavi, according to a report issued by the Fars news agency, which has ties to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard ...

Author: 0 Delay in court case deepens health insurance uncertainty

The congressman who nearly single-handedly revived Republicans' health-care bill has now resigned from his leadership post for reviving it. The House-passed health care bill now being considered by the Senate would eliminate the subsidies after a transition period.

World Twitter Mocks Trump's Visit to Western Wall in Jerusalem
Author: 0 Twitter Mocks Trump's Visit to Western Wall in Jerusalem

He has since said the move was still being looked at. "He asked about the size of the Western Wall". Trump spoke in the Middle East on his first foreign trip, saying he would not call those responsible "monsters, because they would like that term".

Author: 0 White House Website Says Trump Livestream Comes From 'Jerusalem, Israel'

Earlier this month, the president told Reuters that he wanted to "see peace with Israel and the Palestinians". "The fundamental problem we have here is the definition of peace", Rubio said. Mr Trump is due to travel to the West Bank to meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday. But the visit also comes as the U.S. Abbas also strongly condemned the attack and conveyed his condolences to the victims' families and the British prime minister in his opening remarks at ...

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