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United Nations stages cycling in Kenya to raise awareness about air pollution

United Nations stages cycling in Kenya to raise awareness about air pollution

The UN Environment Executive Director Erik Solheim said the cycling that was attended by hundreds of worldwide and local riders signifies a revolutionary move toward road development within the African and other world cities. "Given the grim statistics on how we are poisoning ourselves and our planet, bold decisions from the UN Environment Assembly are critical", said head of UN Environment, Erik Solheim. Consulte Mais Informação

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Announcement on embattled Conyers promised Tuesday

Announcement on embattled Conyers promised Tuesday

But you can't give due process to Congressman Conyers". The rally at the Hartford Memorial Baptist Church on James Couzens in Detroit comes as some members of the media and Congress have called for Conyers to resign. Wendell Anthony, as well as several members of the Wayne County Commission and the state House of Representatives. "They don't live here". "For the delegation from MI to not even check in with folks of the district and automatically take the position of Nancy Pelosi is just ... Consulte Mais Informação

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"ELD or Me" Campaign Gains Steam, Truckers Protest

The rule says once drivers turn their trucks on they have 14 hours to travel as far as possible before taking a mandatory 10 hour break. The hours of service rules have not changed due to the ELD mandate. "Why punish someone who has a clean record?" "We don't know if we are going to get the regulations stopped", Reed said. "They are trying to give us an electronic logging device like an ankle bracelet to record what we are doing all the time", said Josh Walters, of Hicksville. Consulte Mais Informação

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'Rebel' JD(U) leaders Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar disqualified from Rajya Sabha

'Rebel' JD(U) leaders Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar disqualified from Rajya Sabha

The Rajya Sabha chairman agreed to the JD (U)'s contention that the two seniour leaders had "voluntarily given up" their membership by defying their party's directives and attending events of opposition parties. Mr. Yechury along with Congress leader Anand Sharma had asked the Rajya Sabha Chairman to refer Mr. Yadav and Mr. Anwar's cases to a parliamentary committee. Consulte Mais Informação

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Wind Advisory Issued for Lakeshore Counties

Wind Advisory Issued for Lakeshore Counties

As of late Monday . evening, wind gusts have reached 45 miles per hour at Ludington, 41 miles per hour at Muskegon and 36 miles per hour at Grand Rapids, South Haven and Holland. Friday Night: 20 percent chance of snow before midnight, mostly cloudy - low around 21. Tuesday , it will be sunny with a high near 46, the weather service said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Apple and Cisco CEOs bend the knee at Chinese internet conference

Apple and Cisco CEOs bend the knee at Chinese internet conference

Apple CEO Tim Cook and Google CEO Sundar Pichai were surprise guests at Sunday's World Internet Conference in China , which aims to promote China's version of the internet. That said, with the recent release of the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X, Apple may just find its way back to the front of the pack. Cook's attendance is conspicuous at the conference, marking the first high-level executive to attend in the event's four-year history. Consulte Mais Informação

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Body of missing Lincoln woman Sydney Loofe found, family says

Body of missing Lincoln woman Sydney Loofe found, family says

Loofe's family did not say when or where her body was recovered. Sydney Loofe, who is originally from Neligh, was last seen November 15 near Wilber, Nebraska about 40 miles south of Lincoln. In Lincoln, Loofe worked as a cashier at the Menards at 27th Street and Cornhusker Highway, and was known by her friends and co-workers as polite, caring and willing to do anything that was needed. Consulte Mais Informação

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Amber Alert issued for two missing girls in Iron County

Amber Alert issued for two missing girls in Iron County

The two boys, ages 6 and 7, were found on Monday. Dinah, 8, is described as a Caucasian girl who is 4-feet-9-inches tall, weighing 45 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. Shaffer was last seen in the Lund area with the two girls along with his own two daughters, Lillie and Samantha Shaffer. "Shaffer is about 5'10" tall and weighing 160 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes. Consulte Mais Informação

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Russian prosecutors call for 10-year sentence for ex-economy minister

Russian prosecutors call for 10-year sentence for ex-economy minister

Russian prosecutors on Monday called for a 10-year prison sentence for former economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev who is accused of extorting a $2 million bribe from a close ally of President Vladimir Putin . Defense lawyers have tried four times to bring Sechin into court for cross-examination, but he has ducked each order, claiming he was too busy running his company to appear. Consulte Mais Informação

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German SPD leaders recommend entering talks with Merkel's conservatives

German SPD leaders recommend entering talks with Merkel's conservatives

Mr Schulz told reporters: " We'll explore whether and how the formation of a government is possible in Germany ". Speaking at a press conference in Berlin, Social Democratic Party (SPD) leader Martin Schulz said the party's executive committee had chose to propose to the upcoming party conference this week to start "open-ended" talks with Merkel's Christian Democratic bloc. Consulte Mais Informação

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Missing Connecticut Man Found Dead Outside NY Mansion

Matthew Klein, 62, was found dead beside his auto in the driveway of a home at 496 Long Ridge Road, Pound Ridge, N.Y. "There were no signs of foul play at the scene", New Yok state police Troop K said in a press release Monday afternoon. Police did not state any connection between Klein and the owner of the home. The body of a missing CT man found in the driveway of a NY mansion has been identified. Consulte Mais Informação

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