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Archaeologist: the A303 is a crucial part of Stonehenge’s setting

Added: 26.02.2017 2:07 | 2 views | 0 comments

Stonehenge has a traffic problem. The A303 has been the UK government’s preferred trunk road from London to the West Country since 1958 – but it runs within 165 metres of the 5,000-year-old monument.


Trump Administration Blocks Changes on Coal Mining Royalties

Added: 26.02.2017 1:12 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Interior Department has put on hold changes to how the federal government values huge volumes of coal extracted from public lands, primarily in the Western United States, after mining companies challenged the agency in federal court.The move by the Trump administration...


Woods Bagot Mixed-Use Project Named One of Shenzhen's Most Important of 2016

Added: 26.02.2017 1:11 | 3 views | 0 comments

Shenzhen Hazens Longgang Longteng Mixed-Use project has been rated by the Government as one of the city’s most important projects of 2016. Located in Shenzhen’s Longgang District, the 393,000 square meter site will feature 1,500,000 square meters of gross floor area subdivided into office space, retail space, a shopping mall, residential communities and facilities, and over 90,000 square meters of green and public space.


GOP rep. calls for special prosecutor in Russia probe

Added: 26.02.2017 0:44 | 4 views | 0 comments

The former chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee spoke out on HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher"


Homs blasts threaten to derail Syria talks in Geneva

Added: 25.02.2017 22:21 | 3 views | 0 comments

Officials and rebels spar over attacks targeting government positions as UN envoy suspects 'spoilers' behind violence.


Syria launches airstrikes after 32 security officers killed in suicide attack

Added: 25.02.2017 22:04 | 16 views | 0 comments

The attacks came as Syrian government and opposition delegates meet in Geneva in UN-mediated talks aimed at building momentum toward peace despite low expectations of a breakthrough.


Former Border Patrol officials question Trump plan to add agents

Added: 25.02.2017 21:29 | 14 views | 0 comments

A U.S. Department of Homeland Security plan to add more than 5,000 border enforcement agents will present logistical challenges and might be unnecessary, according to former government officials familiar with earlier pushes to accelerate border hiring.


Deadly insurgent attack in Homs weighs on UN-led Syria talks

Added: 25.02.2017 21:25 | 3 views | 0 comments

GENEVA (AP) - A deadly terrorist attack in central Syria on Saturday threatened to thwart efforts to wrest a political solution at peace talks in Geneva, with the U.N. mediator decrying "spoilers" who try to derail the efforts to end the country's disastrous six-year war.
The government's envoy demanded a ...


Ammon Bundy, leader of refuge standoff, returns to Oregon

Added: 25.02.2017 21:11 | 15 views | 0 comments

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Ammon Bundy, the leader of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge takeover, is back in Oregon.
KATU-TV reports ( ) that Bundy was transferred from custody in Las Vegas, where he's been held on charges from a different standoff with government agents, to the Multnomah County Jail ...


Study to focus on pollution potential of oil and gas wastewater spread on roadways

Added: 25.02.2017 21:03 | 2 views | 0 comments

Understanding the environmental impact of using oil and gas wastewater as a road treatment may lead to safer water resources and stricter government regulations, according to researchers.


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