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Air force officials said the jets were attacked three Syrian surface-to-air missiles, one of which was intercepted by the Israeli Aerial Defence System known as "Arrow". "The Syrians must understand that they are held responsible for these arms transfers to Hezbollah and that if they continue to allow them then we will do what we have to do".
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    A coastguard in the port of Hudaydah - which is controlled by Houthi rebels - told Reuters the boat had been hit by fire from helicopter gunships. It is not known how many people were killed or injured in Thursday's incident. There was no immediate comment from the coalition. The bodies of 33 refugees were taken to hospitals where 35 wounded were also admitted, a hospital official said.
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    Toner insisted the accredited press is not being ostracized and that the 20 or so reporters who traveled to Asia on their own to follow Tillerson would have access to him. It also said the decision to travel without reporters was meant to cut costs. The conservative-leaning IJR said in a statement late on Tuesday that the State Department last week offered the seat on Tillerson's plane.
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    Sixty-four of those sent and received met the parameters for Schneiderman's climate change subpoena and were turned over to NY officials, Jeffers said . The filing comes in a protracted legal dispute in which Exxon seeks to derail probes by NY and MA into whether the company misled investors for years about the possible impact of climate change on its business.
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    The consensus rating is 2.3, suggesting the market has given up on the stock. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.37 while Long term debt to equity ratio for same time period is 0.18. The stock stands almost $2.01 off versus the 52-week high of $7.3 and $1.59 above the 52-week low of $3.7. Receive Penn West Petroleum Ltd News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for ...
  • Turkey threatens as U.S. deploys troops in Syria

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    The implementation of the proposed plan , however, relies on a number of variables that have yet to be determined, including how much to arm Kurdish and Arab troops on the ground, or what part regional actors, such as Turkey, might have in the Raqqa campaign.
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    The White House created uncertainty that same day as it raised the prospect of taxing imports differently as a technical way of securing payment from Mexico, but the administration later stressed that position was not final. There are also already indicators that funding a total wall could be a tough sell in Congress. According to The Hill , Senate Democrats have warned the GOP they could risk a government shutdown ahead of next month's funding deadline if so-called "poison pills", like ...
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    Originally, the decision to lock in the target was set to take place in April 2018, but at the last minute the Obama administration reversed its decision and put the target in place ahead of the review. Fuel efficiency standards are a "critically important" part of the effort to combat climate change, she said. It's unclear whether he will talk about those issues in the roundtable with auto industry CEOs .
  • Two of France's biggest clubs look set to merge in outrageous move

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    The plans revealed today by the respective clubs presidents - Thomas Savare, of Stade Francais, and Jacky Lorenzetti, of Racing 92 - will have to be ratified by the Ligue Nationale de Rugby (LNR) officials, but it is believed there will be no obstacles put in the way of the merger.
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    Indeed while Rutte has presented himself as an opponent of Wilders' brand of Islamophobia, Wilder's rhetoric has pushed Rutte's People's Party even further to the right, with Rutte taking out full page ads during the election demanding that immigrants "act normal or get out".
  • Renewables the key in South Australia's energy plan

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    On Wednesday, the state government said it is seeking expressions of interest (EOI) over a two-week period from national and worldwide companies to build a 100-MW battery system in time for the summer. Dean Lombard, the ATA's senior energy analyst, said the proposed Renewable Technology Fund, which will support building Australia's largest battery, was a positive move and a highlight of the plan.