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Ethanol Applauds EPA RVO Announcement, Biodiesel Disappointed

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Pruitt is expected to travel to an invitation-only event in Iowa on Friday and highlight the administration's commitment to the ethanol industry. In a statement, ASA President Ron Moore of IL pointed to the increased capacity of the domestic industry to meet demand for renewable fuels blended into the nation's fuel supply. Read More »

Shares in Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) Acquired by Todd Asset Management LLC

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Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for The Kroger Co .as $27.46 Million in the Current Quarter. North Star Investment Management Corp. KR has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Kroger Company (The) had a net margin of 1.32% and a return on equity of 28.04%. The Kroger Co . Read More »

Michael Flynn Charged With Lying to FBI Agents, Will Plead Guilty

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The White House declined to immediately comment. The plea was the latest indication that Flynn was cooperating with the special counsel's investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election. A CNN reporter tweeted a copy of the indictment. He will face court for a plea hearing at 10:30 a.m. EST (1530 UTC/GMT) in Washington on Friday, on a single charge of making "false, fictitious and fraudulent representations" to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Read More »

Upset special: Take Wisconsin over Ohio State

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University of Wisconsin tight end Troy Fumagalli won the Big Ten Kwalick-Clark Tight End of the Year Award, the conference announced Thursday. The senior injured his right leg late in the first quarter in Wisconsin's 31-0 win over Minnesota on Saturday, and he's listed as questionable to play this week against Ohio State in the Big Ten Championship game. Read More »

European Union refuses to accept United Kingdom departure

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Earlier this year, Mr Tannock told the Irish Times he had obtained an Irish passport and criticised what he said was his party's "arrogance, hubris, petty nationalism and triumphalism". Coveney said Ireland can not be asked "to leap into the dark" by the UK. Hints at a deal on Ireland have emerged on the eve of a visit to Dublin by European Council Donald Tusk tomorrow. Read More »

White House says Tillerson to remain as secretary of state

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Trump is considering a plan to oust Tillerson, whose relationship has been strained by the top United States diplomat's softer line on North Korea and other differences, senior administration officials said. Cotton's office wouldn't comment other than to say: "Senator Cotton's focus is on serving Arkansans in the Senate". It is exceedingly rare for a secretary of state, America's face on the global stage, to be fired or to serve for a year or less. Read More »

Top US general in Afghanistan says Taliban fight has 'turned the corner'

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Calling the new strategy "a game changer", Nicholson said the adjustments were already making a difference in the long-running war that he has characterized as a stalemate since past year. General Nicholson, who is commanding U.S. forces in Afghanistan, talking to reporters on Tuesday said that he had not seen any change in Pakistan's behaviour towards militants. Read More »

Manipur's Mirabai Chanu Makes India Proud, Bags Gold in Anaheim

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Governor of Manipur Najma Heptulla today hailed Saikhom Mirabai Chanus gold-medal winning effort at the Weightlifting World Championship in Anaheim, USA . She had raised expectations before the Olympics lifting 192kg to break her idol Kunjarani Devi's national record then. In a field of 12 lifters at the Rio Games, she was one of two lifters who did not finish her event . Read More »

Bulls suffer close loss to Nuggets, 111-110

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Jokic drove to his left with less than a minute remaining in the first half, trying to beat Chicago guard Jerian Grant through the lane. Chicago led 68-62 at halftime but Denver rallied to briefly take the lead in the third quarter. "In my opinion, he's the most versatile big in the game, just with his ability to playmake", said Bulls' coach Fred Hoiberg. NOTES: Nuggets G Will Barton's previous career high was 35 against the Clippers on March 16. Read More »

John Conyers Accuser Breaks Non-Disclosure, Says He Propositioned Her for Sex

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John Conyers III spoke to reporters early Wednesday outside his family's Detroit home, saying it's "very unfortunate to see him fight so long for so many people and to automatically have the allegations assumed to be true". BuzzFeed News reported last week that Mr Conyers had settled a complaint two years ago for 27,000 U.S. dollars (£20,000) with a female staffer who alleged she was sacked because she rejected his sexual advances. Read More »

Jury finds undocumented immigrant not guilty of murder of Kate Steinle

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Zarate was accused of finding a stolen gun on using it to shoot the 32-year-old woman while she was walking with her father in 2015. Jurors did find Garcia Zarate guilty of being a felon in possession of a firearm. After he was elected president, Trump signed an executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with USA immigration authorities, a policy that a federal judge in San Francisco permanently blocked Monday. Read More »

Bears Ears to be slashed by 85 percent, Grand Staircase by half

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Secretary Ryan ZinkeRyan Keith ZinkeReporter assaulted by Mont. congressman sends cease-and-desist letter Whitefish resumes fix work in Puerto Rico after being paid Let's be thankful for our national parks - before they're too expensive to visit MORE has proposed shrinking some monuments, including the 1.3-million-acre Bears Ears , but not eliminating any of them. Read More »

Trump 'To Recognise Jerusalem as Israeli Capital'

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The Associated Press reported that while he is likely to again sign the document, he may also declare Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Trump's announcement is expected next week and follows months of internal deliberations that officials described as growing particularly intense in recent days. Read More »

Rescue mission for Argentine submarine crew ends, search for sub continues

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In its final communication, the submarine reported it had overcome a mechanical breakdown that resulted from a short circuit due to the entry of water via the vessel's snorkel. A navy spokesman said this week that the blast could have been triggered by a "concentration of hydrogen" caused by the battery problem reported by the captain. Read More »

Pope urges world to act on Rohingya crisis

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Pope Francis had been urged not to use the name in Myanmar to avoid provoking hardline Buddhists and making the country's Catholics a target. Myanmar's government denies the Rohingya are an ethnic group, insisting they are "Bengali" immigrants who are not entitled to full citizenship. Read More »

Coalition: At least 801 civilians killed since start of anti-ISIS campaign

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Monitoring group Airwars insists the official count is well below the true civilian toll of the bombing campaign, estimating that nearly 6,000 innocent lives have been lost. "Its replacements have been called off", the coalition said in a statement. The group called all-Qastantiyyah Foundation called for attacks on children in the West - in particular the US, Australia and Europe - SITE, a group monitoring Islamist propaganda activities, reported on Wednesday. Read More »

Randi Zuckerberg Says Alaska Attendants Didn't Stop Harassment

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That extremely helpful advice didn't sit will with Zuckerberg, who wrote that she was "furious with Alaska Airlines for knowingly and willingly providing this man with a platform to harass women". She said: 'I nearly did until I realized. why should I have to move? A spokesperson for Alaska Airlines told NBC Bay Area that Zuckerberg's encounter is "very disturbing". Read More »

Michigan Attorney General Candidate Suggests Voting for the Candidate Without a Penis

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In the current political environment, Nessel's argument for the candidate who doesn't have a penis could well carry the day against her lone male opponent in the Democratic primary. "Well, I read the news, and I bet you do too". "Yes, I'm a woman", she concludes. Nessel is best known for representing a same-sex couple in a case that helped overturn gay-marriage bans in MI and other states. Read More »

White House defends Rex Tillerson - sort of

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The threat is real. "I think what he's done is elevate the conversation to talk about a real issue and a real threat". None of the videos retweeted by the president and posted by Fransen, the deputy leader of Britain First, a hate group that advocates against Muslim immigrants in Britain, have been verified by British authorities. Read More »

East Coast natural disaster rattles Staten Island

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ET. At this time, no damages are reported, in Delaware. A 4.4 magnitude natural disaster occurred Thursday afternoon in Dover, Del., and was felt across Maryland. Reports on the USGS website indicated shaking felt from Queens, New York south to Washington, DC. It struck at 4:47 p.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Read More »

BJP MP Kirron Kher stirs controversy, holds Chandigarh victim responsible for rape

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Kher made the comment in context to the alleged rape of a woman by an auto-rickshaw driver and two other men in Chandigarh on November 17. Chandigarh has negligible public transport. On Thursday, Kher clarified her stand. The MP said that those who are trying to play politics over her statement should be ashamed of themselves and urged asked everyone to talk constructively. Read More »

Beastie Boys' Adam Horovitz believes sexual misconduct allegations about his father

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It's also not Horovitz first time being accused of misconduct. "I would say we're certainly not planning any Israel Horovitz productions for the next year, and for the foreseeable future", Zinn said. Late Thursday morning , Gloucester Stage board President Liz Neumeier, emailed a statement to the Gloucester Daily Times saying Horovitz had resigned his position of ex-officio board member. Read More »

US Drone Strike Targets Militant Hideout Near Durand Line

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In an interview with Bloomberg , the prime minister said Pakistan would act against terrorists including the Haqqani network within its borders. Four people were killed in the attack but the identity of those killed is not known, security sources said. Read More »

Midler to Rivera: Apologize for alleged sexual assault

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Interestingly, Rivera has yet to comment on a recently unearthed interview between Barbara Walters and Bette Midler from 1991, during which Midler alleged that Rivera had once assaulted her. He referred to news as a "flirty business" in another , saying, "This issue is so red hot right now there is no room for any thought or opinion but hang em high". Read More »

Paul Manafort reached an $11 million bail agreement with Mueller's team

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Under the terms of the new bail package , Manafort will post four properties totaling $11 million dollars in value as bail. Under the proposal, Manafort would be able to travel in Virginia, New York, Florida, and Washington, D.C.; other domestic destinations would need the court's approval, Politico reported . Read More »

Cyclone Ockhi: Heavy rainfalls hit Kanyakumari, kill four

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Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan held discussions through video conferencing with the Collectors of Thiruvananthapuram , Kollam, Alapuzha, Pathnamthitta, Idukki and Ernakulam districts and gave them necessary directions to take steps by coordinating various government agencies. Read More »

November 30, 2017: Man Kicked Off Call-In Show For Questioning Fisher's Loyalty

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A fan who started to question Fisher's loyalty during his call-in show Wednesday night was shoved out, as shown in this video from the Orlando Sentinel . "It's the things we live with in our world all the time that other people don't always live with, things that we handle and deal with and have strategies we adhere to when the time is right". Read More »

Sherin Mathews showed abuse signs: Doctor

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The prosecution then asked the parents about Sherin allegedly having a broken femur, elbow and tibia, they however did not confirm the allegations. "Eventually, Wesley Mathews no longer felt a pulse on the child and believed she had died". Wesley Mathews waited to call police until 8 a.m. Sini Mathews' alibi is that she was sleeping for the entire time when her daughter first went missing. Read More »

Victim's Father Detonates Grenades At Ukraine Murder Trial, Killing Self, Injuring Seven

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The explosions rocked the courthouse in Nikopol, in the eastern Dnipropetrovsk region, and wounded at least seven people, The Sun reported , citing the Kyiv Post . The attacker later died at the hospital, police spokesman Hanna Starchevska told RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty . As BBC reported, the defendants in the murder trial are accused of opening fire on a auto and killing two passengers, which included the son of the father who detonated the two grenades. Read More »

Justin Bieber's Security Chief Arrested after Colliding with Police Car in Kendall

Justin Bieber's bodyguard was arrested early Thursday after allegedly driving drunk and crashing into a police auto in Miami , police authorities confirmed to Page Six. Cops found receipts in Arana's pocket showing he paid for various alcoholic beverages after midnight. He refused a blood test at the scene. Arana, 32, was arrested on scene and has been charged with leaving the scene of the crash and driving under the influence. Read More »