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Activists arrested after trying to shut Canada-U.S. pipelines

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Several climate-change activists were arrested on Tuesday after they attempted to shut five oil pipelines from Canada that can carry nearly 15 percent of daily U.S. consumption, in the latest move by environmental groups to disrupt movement of oil across North America to heighten awareness of the dangers of pollution.
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NEWARK–Bridget Anne Kelly, who authored the now-infamous “time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee,” finally took the witness stand today to tell a federal jury her side of the sto
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Striking Jim Beam workers at two Kentucky distilleries have accepted a contract offer, ending a walkout that lasted nearly a week. United Food and Commercial Workers union official
THUNDER BAY, Ont. - Thunder Bay Hydro Electricity Distribution Inc. and Kenora Hydro Electric Corp. Ltd. have signed an agreement to explore a potential merger. Kenora Hydro CEO Dave Sinclair says th
Uttarakhand Governor K K Paul has returned the file related to the appointment of a Lokayukta to the state government with certain objections. The file related to the appointment of the ombudsman was
Dividends or distributions were declared or updated on the following listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange on October 21, 2016. Big Bank Big Oil Split Corp. Cl (TSX:BBO): $0.05. Payable Oct 17.
Three persons have been arrested for fraudulently withdrawing an amount of around Rs 43 lakh from the bank account of a man who died in 2013 here, police said, adding that a hunt was on for two more a
REGINA - Husky Energy has asked for more time to submit technical reports on an oil pipeline spill into the North Saskatchewan River. The Saskatchewan government says Husky (TSX:HSE) has been granted
Ivan the Terrible is regarded as one of the cruellest rulers in Russia’s long history: a bloodthirsty and paranoid tyrant who killed his own son. Even during tsarist times no monuments were built to h
Richard Branson skewered Donald Trump on Friday, describing a “bizarre” meeting at some point in the past that left the British billionaire “disturbed and saddened.” In a blog
Apple production in Himachal is expected to be lower at around 2-crore standard boxes this year against 2.90 crore boxes last year. The production was less this year due to insufficient snowfall
Government on Friday looked set to raise about Rs 2,200 crore from sale of its 15 percent stake in NBCC after retail investors grabbed 82 percent of their allotted quota, with institutional investors
Bru families who have been living in six relief camps will be rapatrited from November 1 as decks were cleared today in a meeting of coordination committee for the repatriation process at Dhamcherra i
Pitching for making India an important commercial arbitral centre, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said efforts are being made to revive the arbitration centres in Mumbai and national capital
Government today raised Rs 2,218 crore from sale of 15 per cent stake in construction company NBCC, with its offer for sale getting over-subscribed. With NBCC disinvestment, the government has raised
The made-ups and home textile segment is expected to be covered under the Rs 6,000-crore special package recently approved for the garment sector. Union Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani today told t
Someone attacked a key part of the Internet's infrastructure Friday morning, causing some major services such as Twitter, Spotify and Airbnb to be inaccessible for some users. The attack targeted Dyn,
Union minister Chaudhary Birender Singh today sustained injuries after he fell on the ground while getting off a helicopter here and was rushed to a Delhi hospital where he was admitted. The Union Mi
GE Shipping today said it has entered into a contract to buy Supramax Dry Bulk Carrier of about 58,000 deadweight tonnage (dwt). The 2009 vessel is expected to join the company's fleet in the thi
Images taken by a NASA Mars orbiter indicate that a missing European space probe fell to the Red Planet’s surface from a height of 2 to 4 kilometers (1.2 to 2.5 miles) and was destroyed on impac
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today sought minimal judicial intervention in arbitrations for early dispute resolution, a view that Chief Justice of India T S Thakur countered saying such interferences
Seven-time defending champions India streamrolled a hapless Thailand 73-20 to storm into the final of the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup, here today. The Indians proved their supremacy and prowess in the
Amid a raging debate over the issue of triple talaq, an 18-year-old Muslim woman, who was recently divorced as per the Islamic tradition, has refused to accept the talaq and decided to take up the cud
Rakesh Ranjan Yadav alias Rocky Yadav today walked out of the jail after getting bail from the Patna High Court in a road rage case, even as the aggrieved parents of victim Aditya Sachdeva met distric
An eight years old girl was allegedly raped by a minor youth at village Bhandewadi in Karjat tehsil, some 50 km from here, police said. Inspector Shivaji Gaware told PTI that the incident took pl
Global investment guru Mark Mobius does not see an encore of the taper tantrum of 2013 on the domestic market if the US Fed walks its talk on rate hikes in December. He also said GST implementation c
A hotel electrician here was today sentenced to two years in prison for attempting to molest a foreign tourist last month. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Dushyant Dutt also imposed a cash penalty of R
Unaccounted cash of about Rs 2.4 crore stashed in abox in a person's car was found on the premises of VidhanaSoudha -- the state secretariat-- here, police said today. The cash was unearthed by the V
In a setback to incumbent telecom operators, sector regulator TRAI today suggested imposing Rs 3,050 crore penalty on Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea for allegedly denying interconnectivity to newcom
TORONTO - The loonie took a dive today but Canada's largest stock market moved towards a 16-month high. The Canadian dollar was at 75.01 cents at noon, down 0.62 of a cent. It had been above 75.5 ce
Embattled Sahara Group on Friday told the Supreme Court it was ready with a roadmap to deposit the remaining amount of Rs 12,000 crore in the SEBI-Sahara account by December 2018 to be refunded to th
(Reuters) - AT&T Inc is in advanced discussions to acquire Time Warner Inc , sources said on Friday, a deal which would give the telecom company control of cable channel HBO, the CNN news network, fi
Keith Olbermann unleashed his fury against Donald Trump and anyone who would defend him for uttering “the words that will damn him throughout American history.” Olbermann already damned th
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