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Brent oil hits above $65, touches highest level since June 2015

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The Forties pipeline system, which is one of the oldest and largest in the North Sea , is about 100 miles long and transports around 450,000 barrels of oil a day, which is about 40 per cent of United Kingdom production. Prices could remain elevated until it becomes clear how long the system will remain offline, he said. "This production is lost, and if refiners want to maintain their rates, they'll have to pull crude oil out of inventory somewhere in the world". Read More »

Electron countdown aborted at engine start, next launch attempt Wednesday

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The launch will be streamed live on Rocket Lab's website . In May, the New Zealand-founded company's first test rocket made it to space but the mission was terminated before it reached orbit because of a communication glitch. Rocket Lab's Electron rocket launch was aborted moments after engine ignition. "We're expecting to scrub multiple times as we wait for ideal conditions and make sure everything on the vehicle is performing as it should", Peter Beck, founder and CEO of Rocket Lab, ... Read More »

Woman pleads guilty in pregnant neighbor's death

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Crews' attorney filed for a mental health evaluation in October. FARGO, N.D. (AP) - The Latest on one of two suspects pleading guilty in the killing of a pregnant North Dakota woman. Police said Crews initially claimed Greywind gave up her newborn daughter, later named Haisley Jo, but eventually admitted taking advantage of the woman to get the child. Read More »

Baby boy signs for help while sitting with Santa

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Spencer said the photo was taken several years ago and it's a holiday tradition to post it on Facebook. "In baby sign you go with what they do". The photo has received over 6,000 shares and more than 24,000 likes. This year, Spencer's friend, Author Mette Harrison, told her to tweet it, so she could retweet it. She explained that she taught Samuel and her other children American Sign Language because young children can learn to sign before they learn to speak. Read More »

They earned what? Pa.'s top-earning 20 private college presidents

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The chart-busting payday for Hatch, who has headed up Wake Forest since 2005, was partly from compensation of more than $3 million that came due in 2015, said Katie Neal, a spokeswoman for the university. Caret's salary is "an appropriate reflection of the USM's national scope and the system's success under his leadership in having among the smallest tuition increases nationally while improving graduation rates and continuing to make the system a major economic and workforce development driver ... Read More »

Alliance not possible with Zardari-led PPP: Imran Khan

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To this police prosecutor replied that the 2014 sit-in was an attempt to dislodge an elected government. As the ATC resumed the hearing, his counsel, Babar Awan, pleaded before ATC Judge Shahrukh Arjumand to remove the terrorism clauses from the charges against his client. Read More »

Two dead in 'Day of Rage' over Jerusalem, Palestinian president defiant

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Jewish settlements in the West Bank would stay, there would be no right of return, and Israel would remain responsible for the borders, he said. Some residents of Sderot and other border towns spent the night in shelters, fearful of a resumption of rocket attacks from Gaza that have led to three Israel-Hamas wars over the past decade. Read More »

Rare 19-Foot Great White Shark Spotted Lurking Off An Esperance Beach

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Filmmaker Dave Riggs recorded the footage approximately 50 metres off a beach neighbouring West Beach , one of Western Australia's busiest beaches. It came just a day after the documentary maker filmed another four-metre shark stalking West Beach off the same coastline. 'I got a tip off that a shark was out at Westies so I grabbed my drone and put it up, ' Mr Riggs told PerthNow . Read More »

Trump to revive USA space program

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Melcher. "Imagine the possibility waiting in those big lovely stars if we dare to dream big". He added, "This is a giant step toward that inspiring future and toward reclaiming America's proud destiny in space and space has so much to do with so many other applications including a military application". Read More »

French TV scribe held for flouting visa norms

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Meanwhile, the police authorities claimed that Comiti had been held because he entered India on a business visa, and not one for journalists. "He is in police custody and he has sought legal help from a lawyer in Srinagar ". Edward, a former journalist of France's TF 1 whose documentary on Taliban ambushes on French soldiers in Afghanistan won him prestigious Bayeux-Calvados award in 2009, had arrived here about 10 days ago on a "business visa", the officials said. Read More »

Two Off-Duty Law Enforcement Officers Killed At Crash Scene In Montgomery Co

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Montgomery County police said the crash happened in the fast lane of southbound I-270, north of Gude Drive, around 10 p.m. Friday. He saw that an SUV was damaged and pulled over in the traffic portion of the highway, WDCW reported . He had been a member of the Office of the State Fire Marshal for nine years. Police said he was promoted to Deputy Chief in January 2017 and was Regional Commander of the Northeast Regional Office consisting of Carroll, Harford, and Cecil counties. Read More »

Big decision on the horizon for Site C Dam

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Site C was projected to cost $8.3 billion to complete, but the government now estimates the project will total $10.7 billion. "In the long-run, Site C's affordable energy is a huge competitive advantage for business in the province". "We can't let the NDP shut the lights off new schools and hospitals". The NDP will either give the green light on the almost ten billion dollar project already two years into development, or will drop the axe on over 2,000 jobs. Read More »

Sheryl Crow Releases Song for Sandy Hook Promise

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For starters, they broadened the scope of what the state classifies as assault weapons, banning more than 150 gun models. Somewhere between 17 and 22 of those accidental deaths took the life of a child. Stephen Teret, who directs Johns Hopkins University's Center for Law and the Public's Health, called the new study "a methodological tour de force". Read More »

White House: Trump's throat 'was dry,' to release medical records

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In the clip, Feimster's Sanders shows a step-by-step tutorial of how she applies her makeup. The White House said the president's throat was merely dry when he seemed to slur his words during a Wednesday address. "Can't make it up", she tweeted. Huckabee appeared on Fox News over the weekend to comment on the attacks on his daughter, explaining that Handler was likely "jealous" that Sanders is a "balanced" person. Read More »

Despite no police permission, Hardik Patel holds roadshow in Ahmedabad

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So if one is following Hardik Patel's rallies, then Patel votes in Gujrat are not there for granted for BJP this time. Dikshit Patel, a long time BJP worker, is anxious that the simmering anger of the Patidar community, upset over the violence in 2015 during the agitation for reservation, could brim over on election day, spelling trouble for the party. Read More »

#EndSARS: Coalition holds rallies nationwide

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He assured Nigerians that the complaints against SARS on the social media were being compiled by the Force Public Relations unit for further investigation and action. The protesters, led by the state Chairman of the APC, Dr. Davies Ikanya, marched through the major streets of Port Harcourt, carrying placards and banners declaring their support for the continued existence of SARS operatives in the state, before arriving the police headquarters, Moscow Road, Port Harcourt, where they presented a ... Read More »

This 6-year-old YouTuber made $11M in 2017

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Ryan was only four when he started his YouTube channel Ryan ToysReview with the help of his family. The family-run YouTube channel generated around $11 million in pretax income in 2017, Forbes said in its annual list of highest-earning YouTube celebrities . Read More »

Mass. Man Rescued as Car Was Sinking Into Frozen Pond

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The man was able to get himself on to the roof his vehicle, according to officials, but as his auto sank they knew there was not enough time to rescue the man using their tower equipment. "Like I said, would have been a lot worse". Luckily, the man did not sustain any injuries from the accident, and officials cleared the scene within two hours. Read More »

Venezuela's socialists romp to victory in mayoral elections

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Venezuela's ruling socialist party has swept most state capitals and major cities in Sunday's mayoral elections that were boycotted by several opposition parties. Maduro said in a speech in the capital's Bolívar Plaza late Sunday. The economic and political crises have caused the socialist president's popularity to plunge but the opposition has largely been unable to take advantage. Read More »

Analysts recommend to Buy services stock: Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV)

LUV's overall volume in the last trading session was 4,377,584 shares. (NYSE: LUV ) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: " Southwest Airlines Co Stock Poised to Gain New Heights" published on November 22, 2017 as well as Bloomberg.com's news article titled: "Southwest Braces for Upgrade of 30-Year-Old Reservations System" with publication date: May 08, 2017. Read More »

Ukraine moves for House Arrest of Saakashvili

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Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia turned opposition leader in Ukraine, was arrested Friday on accusations of colluding with Ukrainian businessmen tied to Russian Federation to topple President Petro Poroshenko. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko rewarded Saakashvili for his efforts by appointing him governor of the important Black Sea region of Odessa in 2015 before the two men fell out and his Ukrainian passport was annulled. Read More »

TV Presenter Keith Chegwin Has Passed Away Aged 60

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Twitter users expressed their shock at hearing the comment. Not him. I was blessed to work with Keith Chegwin on the Big Breakfast and he was a happy and joyous man. For me personally, he was also the first person I ever interviewed for this site. Keith went on to marry Maria Fielden in 2000, with whom he shared a son, Ted. Read More »

Daredevil climber dies after plunge from Chinese skyscraper

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Citing police, The Sun reports that Wu fell about 45 feet onto a terrace and died of fatal injuries either during or shortly after the accident. A family member said he was participating in a "rooftopping" challenge worth 100,000 yuan (US $15,000) in prize money, according to the South China Morning Post . Read More »

European Union leaders reject Netanyahu's plea to back Trump on Jerusalem

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In the country's most populous city of Istanbul, a platform, established to support the Jerusalem cause, protested outside Sultanahmet mosque after morning prayers. Saturday saw a drop in the scope of the protests after clashes erupted Friday between Palestinian protesters and Israeli troops in dozens of West Bank hotspots and along the Gaza border. Read More »

World Arms Sales Rise, Dominated by US, Western Europe

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South Korean arms-producing companies' combined sales totaled $8.4 billion (7.1 billion euros) the same year with a 20.6 percent rise in sales compared to 2015, SIPRI added. These companies in western Europe recorded sales worth $91 billion. The combined arms sales of European companies in the Top 100 remained stable at a total of $92bn - an increase of 0.2% compared with 2015. Read More »