admin

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – On a sparsely populated island off the coast of the northwestern United States, more than a hundred environmental activists gathered last weekend to practice seaborne drills to disrupt construction on Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd’s Westridge crude oil terminal. In kayaks and sailboats they practiced forming blockades, raising banners and rescue techniques.
0 Comments
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Angelique Kerber became the first women’s defending champion to lose in the U.S. Open first round when she was crushed 6-3 6-1 by 19-year-old Japanese Naomi Osaka on Tuesday. The German sixth seed, who has not won a title since winning at Flushing Meadows last year, never got into the match
0 Comments
(Reuters) – Demand for Confederate flags at Chris Ackerman’s Civil War memorabilia shop in Pennsylvania has surged since violence at a white nationalist rally in Virginia this month reignited the United States’ debate over race and the legacy of slavery. The trend has been similar for other sellers of the Confederate battle flag, retailers report.
0 Comments
NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies will give free insurance to its 450,000 driver partners in India that will cover death, disability or hospitalization due to accidents, the company said on Tuesday. The San Francisco-based company, which competes with Softbank-backed local rival Ola in India, is grappling with an overhaul of its
0 Comments
Official Yerevan has not responded at any level to the statement of Major General Novikov, one of the officials of the General Staff of the Russian armed forces that Armenia is ready to join the humanitarian mine clearing mission in Syria. He said they have turned to the defense agencies of Iran, Egypt, Serbia, Armenia,
0 Comments
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales on Monday held back on his decision to expel the head of a United Nations-backed anti-graft unit who is investigating the leader’s campaign financing following a court ruling, criticism and protests. Morales on Sunday declared Ivan Velasquez, head of the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG),
0 Comments