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European Union lawmakers vote to ban glyphosate weed killer by 2022


According to Paduraru, the European Commission can change its recommendation, but in order for Andriukaitis to have a renewed proposal, it is the member states that will have to submit requests to the EU executive. AsMonsanto's Glyphosate licence expires on 15 December, EU member states are expected to vote on its renewal on Wednesday 25 October, on the European Commission's proposal. Read More »

Check sex offender lists before Halloween


These requirements, however, are not enforced by Frederick County on all offenders. "Also there's a public website where parents can check for sex offender", said Sgt. At least half of convicted child molesters report that they also have sexually assaulted an adult. "What's needed at SORB is a change of culture and mindset", Bump said, arguing the agency needs to go from passively managing information to actively seeking out information about people who are out of compliance. Read More »

Russian opposition leader Navalny leaves jail, goes to rally


Earlier this month, Putin said the use of cryptocurrencies poses serious risks that must be taken into account when regulating them. "From our standpoint, it would be illogical and wrong to color this tragic incident, which actually was a manifestation of madness, with a political tint", Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told TASS, the official state-run Russian news agency, on Tuesday. Read More »

Police search for suspect of package store robbery


According to police, the suspect, 31-year-old Geoffrey Davis, spent over an hour loading a cart full of merchandise. The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Femi Joseph said some of the suspects robbed their victims on highways, while others snatched vehicles and motorcycles at gunpoint. Read More »

Climate Change Is Costing the US Billions

The report comes at a time when President Donald Trump's administration is retreating from his predecessor's policies to curtail the emissions scientists say compound climate change, while silencing scientists and other government officials tasked with combating the global problem. Read More »

Auto groups form coalition to preserve NAFTA


US negotiators have proposed in talks with Canada and Mexico to increase the minimum percentage of a car's parts that must be made in one of the three countries - from 62.5 percent to 85 percent - in order to escape tariffs when it is imported to America. Read More »

Veteran classical singer Girija Devi passes away at 88


An outstanding exponent of Thumri , Tappa , Hori, Chaiti , Kajri , Tarana, Sadra, and other forms of Hindustani classical music, Girija Devi was groomed in the tradition of the Benaras and Seniya gharanas. Fondly called Appa ji, Girija Devi was taken to the city's BM Birla Heart Research Centre this afternoon with cardiovascular ailments, She was put on life support, her family sources said. Read More »

Short Pump Middle forfeits football season after racially charged video


Though the team will forfeit the three remaining games left in its season, it will continue to meet for practice, the school board said. "A mandatory component of practices will be discussions that focus on reporting responsibilities, accountability, ethics, sexual harassment, and racial tolerance", read the letter. Read More »

Twitter to begin labeling political ads


The microblogging service said it intends to launch a new "transparency center", which will show all ads on the service, and will also include personalized information about how ads were targeted to particular users. Those "electioneering" ads will be redesigned so that users can identify them as such. After Facebook disclosed it uncovered 3,000 Russian-linked ads, Twitter reported it had discovered about 200 accounts linked to Russia. Read More »

Former Production Assistant in New York Says Harvey Weinstein Sexually Assaulted Her


Another time she encountered him, at the Cannes Film Festival , she had offered to work on any upcoming productions taking place in NY. She declined and left. Weinstein". "I finally said, 'I'm not coming to Paris with you and I hear you have a awful reputation with women, ' " she said. "I had heard Harvey had a reputation, but whenever I mentioned his name to anyone, especially in the entertainment industry, you'd often be met with eye rolls", Haleyi said. Read More »

Rep. Kevin McCarthy: Democratic leadership is preventing members from supporting tax plan

President Donald Trump warned House Republicans on Sunday that 2018 would be a political failure for the GOP and disappointment for the nation if they fail on tax overhaul. They said the goal is for House passage of the budget this week, putting the House on track to approve a tax bill by Thanksgiving. A major outside group aligned with Republican House leadership is launching a $2 million television ad buy to keep up the pressure on Congress over tax reform. Read More »

Arizona Senator Jeff Flake Says He Won't Run for Re-Election in 2018


His decision not to run again throws into question whether Republicans can retain his seat - and their hold on the Senate majority. 30, Flake's campaign had $3.4 million on hand. Republican Kelli Ward and Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema had already announced that they would challenge Flake for his seat next year. Flake is the second Senator to announce his retirement in 2018; Tennessee Senator Bob Corker , with whom Trump has been openly feuding , announced in September he would not ... Read More »

USMNT name new interim head coach


U.S. Soccer did not indicate that Sarachan will continue coaching the team past the Portugal match as it goes in search of a head coach to take over the program. Sarachan coached the Chicago Fire of the MLS from 2002-07, then worked with Arena at the LA Galaxy from 2008-16 before joining him on the national team late past year. Read More »

Nicaragua signs Paris climate deal; US, Syria now only countries out


The Nicaraguan government opted out of the worldwide agreement in protest at its largely voluntary nature, arguing it was not ambitious enough and represented a " path to failure ". The move will leave the United States further isolated as it prepares to attend the COP 23 Summit in Bonn. The Paris accord, agreed by almost 200 countries two years ago, seeks to limit planetary warming by curbing global emissions of carbon dioxide and other gases that scientists believe drive global warming. Read More »

Protester throws Russian flags at Trump as he enters GOP lunch


The agenda was expected to include talk of tax code changes. Ryan Clayton is corralled by police. In February 2017, Clayton was called out by discredited journalist James O'Keefe on Twitter. We shouldn't have foreign powers picking out president. Raw video: Protester yells at President Trump, tosses Russian flags as the president is escorted through the Capitol by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Read More »

Men played in croc trap days after woman taken


He added: "It appears they've swum under a sign that says it's illegal to tamper with this trap and put themselves literally where we put the bait, literally where we are trying to capture the crocodiles". The remains, in fact could still be seen, say authorities. "It's stupid, and illegal", tweeted Queensland Environment Minister Steven Miles. "These traps are specifically created to attract crocodiles and they are deployed in places where a problem crocodile is known to be present", a ... Read More »

Russian Federation vetoes extension of United Nations mission probing chemical weapons use in Syria

Bolivia also voted against the draft resolution. Russian UN Ambassador Vasily Nebenzya said the United States - which drafted the resolution - called the vote "to show up and dishonor Russia". "Russia has once again demonstrated it will do whatever it takes to ensure the barbaric Assad regime never faces consequences for its continued use of chemicals as weapons", Haley said in a statement. Read More »

House committees to investigate Justice Department decisions about Clinton probe


The political research firm behind a dossier of allegations about President Donald Trump's ties to Russian Federation is challenging a congressional subpoena that seeks access to its banking records. "This is more about uranium and whether or not government functioned properly or not", Nunes said . "We'll get the facts", Nunes told reporters during a press conference announcing the probe. Read More »

'Pretty Little Liars' alum Janel Parrish is engaged


Parrish later shared a few of the proposal details with Entertainment Tonight . The actress announced on Instagram Monday that she is engaged to boyfriend Chris Long . Parrish took to Instagram to share a collection of photos from their adventures together, writing , "ONE YEAR down of lovin' my best friend". Pretty Little Liars came to a close in June after a seven-season run. Read More »

Egypt's Sisi meets with CEO of France's Naval Group


And today Human Rights Watch pressed French president Macron to stop "ignoring" Egypt's serious rights abuses, and urged the young centrist to raise his concerns over human rights when he meets his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday in Paris. Read More »

Trump sends $25k check to Gold Star family


In an interview with the Post published last week, Chris Baldridge said he received a call from Trump a few weeks after Dillon was killed to talk about the loss of his son. "There is a substantial process that can involve multiple agencies anytime the President interacts with the public, especially when transmitting personal funds", the spokesperson said. Read More »

British MP faces fury over 'McCarthyite' Brexit letter


Heaton-Harris, known as a staunch Eurosceptic, later tweeted that he was after "an open and vigorous debate on Brexit". A lecturers' union said the letter had the "acrid whiff of McCarthyism" about it and urged universities minister Jo Johnson to condemn it. Read More »

Boil water advisory for some Detroit suburbs to last days


A alert issued by the City of Farmington Hills indicated that the advisory is in effect for residents who live north of I-696, an area roughly bounded by 12 Mile Road on the south, 14 Mile Road on the north, Haggerty to the west and Inkster to the east. Read More »

IHC suspends warrants for Imran Khan's arrest


Earlier this year, Gulalai parted ways with PTI after leveling allegations of sexual harassment against Imran Khan. To this, Gulalai's lawyer, barrister Masroor said, "PTI's stance that it did not receive the answer to the show cause notice is incorrect". Read More »

Centre approves ₹7 lakh cr highway projects including Bharatmala


Among the projects that could find place under the proposal include the new 28,400 km Bharatmala highway programme connecting border areas, improving worldwide, port and coastal connectivity besides improving highway corridors connecting key economic and commercial hubs besides at least 800 km of expressways, the Times Of India reported. Read More »

French president's dog pees in palace meeting


Macron laughs, stays in his seat and continues with the meeting. The incident was captured by French TV station TF1, which was recording the discussion. Macron reportedly bought the dog from a rescue center for $380, continuing the presidential tradition of having a "first dog". "You've triggered completely unusual behavior in my dog", Macron says. Read More »