Trump OKs Keystone pipeline, calling it 'great day' for jobs
Apr 03, 2017, 06:04
The U.S. State Department has approved TransCanada's presidential permit for the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, which was blocked by the administration of former President Barack Obama.
Shannon Jr. issued a presidential permit that authorizes project owner TransCanada "to construct, connect, operate, and maintain pipeline facilities at the U.S".
"Another reason why it's important to Saskatchewan, even though it will not be Saskatchewan oil in the pipeline, anytime we get Canadian oil to tidewater, in this case the Gulf, we lower the differential - the discount at which we have been selling our oil forever", said Wall.
The consent for the pipeline should come from the Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, but Tillerson said he had been far from the discussions because of his previous functions as head of the oil company ExxonMobil, with investments in the bituminous sands from where the oil would come.
Bouchard says the project also faces competition from other proposed pipelines as oilsands growth slows.
President Donald Trump announced the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline in the Oval Office on Friday, surrounded by his cabinent, senior aides and president of TransCanada Russ Girling.
The State Department is set to approve the Keystone XL pipeline by Monday, March 27, 2017, a senior USA official said, reversing the Obama administration's decision to block the controversial oil pipeline.
Keystone XL would carry up to 35 million gallons of oil every day from Canada's tar sands - one of the dirtiest, most carbon-intensive energy sources in the world - to refineries in Texas. Today's decision is a win-win for the world's most integrated energy partnership, the US and Canada.
Police chief Khalid said the North Korean embassy had at first confirmed the identity, but changed its stance the next day. But he said North Korea should never resort to unlawful action and go against global law and convention again.
The message to China was clear: If Trump is willing to do this to his closest allies, consider how tough he'll be on China. Mr Trump previously slammed China for its perceived lack of diplomacy in dealing with North Korea.
Does President Trump prefer iPhone or Android? He has his personal Twitter account , as well as the official POTUS account . Last night, we finally got an answer of sorts: Donald Trump is, in fact, tweeting from an iPhone.
Once these Bills are cleared by Parliament, the states will then take the state GST (S-GST) Bill to their respective assemblies. The CGST Bill will enable collection of tax on inter-state supply of goods and services or both by the union government.
It will be interesting to see how fans in Oakland react to this news with regard to their season tickets and attendance at games. Hockey has already been present in Vegas, with the ECHL's Las Vegas Wranglers calling the city home for a number of seasons.
Anders Lee and the New York Islanders refused to pack in their late-season playoff push minus captain John Tavares. Lee quickly shuffled the puck to his backhand and put it through Kincaid's legs at 5:44 for his 29th of the season.
There was "no space between Turkey and the United States in our commitment to defeat" the Islamic State , he said. The U.S. -led coalition looks nearly certain to back the Kurds in the assault on the city itself.
Also the Dutch and Australian governments stated that they were monitoring the situation but had no plans for a ban at the moment. The British security rules apply to flights from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia.
Trump once again revealed himself to be a fraud who really doesn't give a damn about the lives of those who voted for him. It has dawned on Republicans after the healthcare bill defeat that they can't pass critical legislation on their own.
Bank of America gained 2.3 percent, while other leading banks including Citigroup and Goldman Sachs climbed more than one percent. Jobless claims dropped by 3,000 to 258,000 in the latest week to reach near their lowest level in decades, MarketWatch reported.
The trade gap reached a record level since 2012 a year ago , though the imbalance remains below its previous high in 2006. This has created savings for US consumers.
ICC to bid for cricket in 2024 Olympics
If approved the game will make a return to the mega event after 124 years after the only appearance coming in 1900 in Paris. Cricket's governing body will decide this summer whether to apply for the sport to become part of the Olympics .
Key findings of the AP-NORC poll on health care
There, Americans split about evenly, with 50 percent approving and 48 percent disapproving of Trump's efforts. Clear majorities of them opposed boosting premiums for older people and those who've had gaps in coverage.
Key points from May's Brexit letter
The key point of contention as soon as Article 50 is triggered is the order in which different aspects of Brexit are approached. Her government is approaching Brexit talks constructively, respectfully, and in a spirit of honest cooperation, May said.