Archive For October 31, 2016

Doubt over OPEC output deal keeps oil price view in check – Reuters poll

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Doubt over OPEC output deal keeps oil price view in check – Reuters poll

Reservations over the ability of the world’s largest oil producers to reach a binding agreement to limit output has prompted analysts to leave their price outlook broadly unchanged, a Reuters poll showed on Monday.The 35 analysts and economists polled by Reuters forecast Brent crude futures will average $44.78 a barrel in 2016 and $57.08 in…

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U.S. Judge Approves $14.7 Billion Volkswagen Diesel Buyback Deal

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U.S. Judge Approves $14.7 Billion Volkswagen Diesel Buyback Deal

The Volkswagen settlement agreement has finally been approved by U.S. District Court Judge Charles R. Breyer concerning 475,000 Volkswagen and Audi 2-liter diesel vehicles in the U.S. After Volkswagen failing the US Emission test, Volkswagen owners are to receive just compensation for buying its diesel vehicle. Hinrich Woebcken, president and CEO of Volkswagen Group of…

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Chicago no se rinde; la Serie Mundial se decidirá en Cleveland

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Chicago no se rinde; la Serie Mundial se decidirá en Cleveland

Un rally de tres carreras en la cuarta entrada y un soberbio relevo del cubano Aroldis Chapman marcaron el triunfo de Chicago Cubs 3-2 ante los Cleveland Indians, que todavía lideran la serie 3-2 y ahora tendrán la oportunidad de coronarse en su casa. Aunque no pudo rematar en su primer intento por coronarse campeón…

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Cologne New Year’s Eve assaults ‘unforseeable,’ de Maiziere says

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Cologne New Year’s Eve assaults ‘unforseeable,’ de Maiziere says

De Maiziere said on Monday the government needed to do more to ensure such an event couldn’t happen again in Germany, while also emphaszing the difficult position authorities found themselves in last New Year’s Eve. The country was rocked at the beginning of the year when reports surfaced that hundreds of sexual assaults had allegedly…

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‘What Happened to Hillary Clinton Was Wrong’

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‘What Happened to Hillary Clinton Was Wrong’

The Democratic presidential nominee has called on Comey to come forth with more information on why he has made a decision to reconsider the matter of the emails within a fortnight of the 8 November election. Speaking to supporters in Florida on Saturday, Mrs Clinton said: “It’s not just odd, it’s unprecedented”. Podesta also told…

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‘We are seniors, why you hit me and my wife?’: Elderly couple speak out about RCMP arrest

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‘We are seniors, why you hit me and my wife?’: Elderly couple speak out about RCMP arrest

The elderly couple caught on camera being violently arrested by Coquitlam RCMP last week is speaking out.The incident happened on the evening of Oct. 26 after police were called to a strata meeting that allegedly got out of control. The video, which was posted on YouTube, appears to show an officer dragging a man down a staircase while…

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Sonda envía fotos de Plutón tomadas en el 2015

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Sonda envía fotos de Plutón tomadas en el 2015

Las imágenes de Plutón y su luna Charon fueron capturadas por la sonda New Horizons en julio de 2015. La nave New Horizons envió una secuencia de imágenes de Plutón y su enorme luna Charon, un paquete el cual demoró más de cinco horas en llegar al Control de Misión, en Maryland. New Horizons fue…

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Calgary Police Commission has ‘full confidence’ in chief, lambasts councillors ‘speaking out of turn’

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Calgary Police Commission has ‘full confidence’ in chief, lambasts councillors ‘speaking out of turn’

The Calgary Police Commission (CPC) issued a strongly-worded statement Monday in the wake of public commentary on a 2013 Calgary Police Service workplace review that uncovered over 60 complaints from Calgary Police Service (CPS) employees claiming they were subject to bullying and sexual harassment.Scroll down to read the full workplace review Story continues below Related Councillor to…

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Saskatchewan NDP calls for action after another aboriginal girl kills herself

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Saskatchewan NDP calls for action after another aboriginal girl kills herself

There is more heartbreak in northern Saskatchewan where another indigenous girl has committed suicide – the sixth in the province this month.The NDP Opposition says the 13-year-old took her life in La Ronge, a community about 250 kilometres north of Prince Albert.NDP Leader Trent Wotherspoon says the suicides are a crisis that requires immediate action…

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US, Israel condemn new UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem

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US, Israel condemn new UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem

UNESCO’s 21-member World Heritage Committee adopted the resolution in Wednesday’s secret ballot at the agency’s headquarters in Paris.The independent professional body, which advises UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites, spoke out after a board meeting in Istanbul.Jews refer to the hilltop compound in Jerusalem’s Old City as the Temple Mount, the site where the ancient Temples were…

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