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Memorial Day ceremony, parade coming Monday Memorial Day ceremony, parade coming Monday
- May 24, 2018

Services will be broadcast live on WBLF AM Radio. Two ceremonies in Parkersburg will be held Saturday, while Sunday will feature two programs in Ravenswood. "Plus, a scouts attitude is to help people - do community projects". Members of each community are encouraged to come out to the street and show respect as the memorial passes. (more...)
Phoenix ranks second in USA in population growth from 2016 to '17 Phoenix ranks second in USA in population growth from 2016 to '17
- May 24, 2018

In addition to San Antonio, Dallas and Fort Worth were in the top five, along with Phoenix and Los Angeles. "One of the challenges is how do you manage the growth?" You don't want the quality of life to suffer. Our growth rate in that period - 2.5 percent - was second only to Atlanta among the 50 largest USA cities. "If the state continues to try and handcuff our ability to act locally, then it would prevent our ability to add things like special infrastructure projects". (more...)
More women's rights activists arrested as Saudi crackdown continues More women's rights activists arrested as Saudi crackdown continues
- May 24, 2018

He proceeded to say that the princes and businessmen were lured to the hotel under the pretext of meeting the king. "Again, these arrests are happening largely as a way to silence the critics of Mohammed bins Salman's reform campaign in particular because these women's rights activists are demanding more than just the lifting of the driving ban". (more...)
Nate Boulton suspends campaign for governor Nate Boulton suspends campaign for governor
- May 24, 2018

That election could determine who faces Republican incumbent Gov. Kim Reynolds in the November election; the victor needs to garner 35 percent of the vote. In Iowa, the issue took shape last summer when a jury awarded $2.2 million to a former staffer for Senate Republicans who says she was sacked after reporting verbal harassment in the workplace. (more...)
Graeme McDowell named on Ryder Cup vice-captain panel Graeme McDowell named on Ryder Cup vice-captain panel
- May 24, 2018

All four vice-captains are also eligible to qualify for the European team, although only Westwood (117th) is ranked inside the top 200 in the world rankings. McDowell has played on four teams. 'Playing in a Ryder Cup is very special. Harrington has made six appearances for Europe and has been vice captain for the last two matches. (more...)
Battlefield 5 trailer revealed, set to release in October Battlefield 5 trailer revealed, set to release in October
- May 24, 2018

There's an update to operations now and it is called "grand operations" that will be taking players on a tour across different game modes on multiple maps. Players' soldiers can now tow stationary weapons, build fortifications and fix war-torn structures to turn the battlefield to the player's advantage. (more...)
US Sanctions Five Iranians For Assisting Yemen's Huthis US Sanctions Five Iranians For Assisting Yemen's Huthis
- May 24, 2018

According to Riyadh, the Houthis have launched more than 130 ballistic missiles at Saudi Arabia since 2015, many of them intercepted by anti-missile defense systems. Riyadh and the USA have accused Iran of supplying the Houthis with those missiles. He also called for finding alternative mechanisms in the receipt and distribution of aid to ensure that it goes to those who deserve it. (more...)
Han Solo: The Coolest Merchandise Our Galaxy Has to Offer Han Solo: The Coolest Merchandise Our Galaxy Has to Offer
- May 24, 2018

Han Solo is one of the most popular " Star Wars " characters, but Umholtz thinks other cosplayers are reluctant to portray him because of Ford's iconic portrayal and because unlike other fan favorites - such as Chewbacca and Darth Vader - you actually see his face. (more...)
US Disinvites China From Military Exercise Amid Rising Tensions US Disinvites China From Military Exercise Amid Rising Tensions
- May 24, 2018

The Pentagon made clear Wednesday that it rejects that claim. "The Pentagon's decision on disinvitation of Chinese military in the RIMPAC exercise, we find that a very unconstructive move, non-constructive move". "That is the right to self-defense and preservation of every sovereign state", said Wang who compared the buildup to US bases on Guam and Hawaii though on a "smaller scale" and only defensive in nature. (more...)
At EPA summit, Pruitt says water contaminant a 'national priority' At EPA summit, Pruitt says water contaminant a 'national priority'
- May 24, 2018

Even with the safety of the nation at stake, it seemed like there were far more pressing issues for the EPA at the time, such as the number of reporters they are willing to fit into the venue. "When the public feels you're holding back, then the public starts not to trust you", Olson said. They've been linked to thyroid disease, testicular cancer and fertility issues. (more...)
Iran's economy has grown immune to U.S. sanctions Iran's economy has grown immune to U.S. sanctions
- May 24, 2018

He also said European leaders were concerned about the future of the transatlantic relationship, but expected it to withstand differences over Iran and other thorny issues. However, in Paris, France's foreign minister said the USA decision to scrap the Iran nuclear deal would strengthen Tehran's hardliners and endanger the region. (more...)
Santa Fe High student died while protecting others Santa Fe High student died while protecting others
- May 24, 2018

Somebody probably came and hurt him, and since he was a strong boy I don't know what could have happened, I can't say what happened". "I have guns , I am a hunter and had a farm which I rented in the 1980s", Antonios Pagourtzis told Greek Antenna TV . (more...)
Tiffany shares soar 12% premarket after earnings blow past estimates Tiffany shares soar 12% premarket after earnings blow past estimates
- May 24, 2018

Shares of Tiffany & Co. stock opened at $117.25 on Wednesday. The 9 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $14.85 billion company. A Tiffany store is seen in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., March 13, 2017. Also, insider Andrew W. Hart sold 776 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 23rd. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink . (more...)
Houston Astros Honor Texas School Shooting Victims Houston Astros Honor Texas School Shooting Victims
- May 24, 2018

Among the measures coming out of the meeting that Abbott said he would like to see implemented quickly were expanding school safety training programs, bolstering threat assessment systems and expanding a pilot program created to screen for students who might be a threat to themselves or others. (more...)
NFL owners say players must stand for the National Anthem NFL owners say players must stand for the National Anthem
- May 24, 2018

Teams would not have the ability to force players to take the field for the anthem, however. Teammates Kaepernick and Eric Reid are now suing the league and alleging that NFL teams colluded to keep them unemployed after they began protesting . (more...)
Elon Musk to fix Tesla 'braking flaw' Elon Musk to fix Tesla 'braking flaw'
- May 23, 2018

Previously, Musk responded to queries on twitter about Australian prices for the Model 3 by saying that the cost will be the same as the United States plus conversion rates, import duties and taxes which includes luxury vehicle tax and GST. (more...)
Brandi Chastain Plaque's Unlikeness to Soccer Star Jeered Brandi Chastain Plaque's Unlikeness to Soccer Star Jeered
- May 23, 2018

And she was not alone. They compared it to Mickey Rooney , Jon Voight and even Babe Ruth . Brandi Chastain , the soccer star whose pull-her-jersey-off goal celebration in the 1999 World Cup provided one of sport's most iconic moments, is the latest, er, victim of sculptural farcicalism. (more...)
Arsenal appoint Unai Emery as new manager Arsenal appoint Unai Emery as new manager
- May 23, 2018

Until the beginning of this week, former Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta - now an assistant manager at English Premier League champions Manchester City - was widely regarded as favorite for the job. They feel with their heart Arsenal . "His teams improve over time ". "In the personal meetings Unai was incredibly impressive, he had a detailed knowledge of the club and was very well prepared". (more...)
R. Kelly Sued for Sexual Assault: 'Painful and Abusive Sex' R. Kelly Sued for Sexual Assault: 'Painful and Abusive Sex'
- May 23, 2018

Faith Rodgers says that she met Kelly when she was nineteen and began a year long relationship with him - initially over the phone. Speaking to correspondent Jericka Duncan on This Morning , she outlined a variety of disturbing details of events that she alleges took place when she was 19. (more...)
Workers plugging energy wells as lava flows nearby Workers plugging energy wells as lava flows nearby
- May 23, 2018

Darryl Clinton told the Honolulu television station KHON that he was on the roof of a home helping to put out fires from flying rocks when an explosion a couple hundred yards away launched a " lava bomb " his way. The power plant generates electricity by harnessing heated water in 11 production wells to turn a turbine. When officials refer to "quenching", Travis explained, they mean "filling [the wells] full of cold water so that the weight of the cold water sitting in the pipe, the long ... (more...)
Orlando Police Department tests facial recognition software Orlando Police Department tests facial recognition software
- May 23, 2018

Highlighting "the possibility that those labeled suspicious by governments-such as undocumented immigrants or black activists-will be targeted for Rekognition surveillance", the coalition of advocacy groups urged Amazon to "act swiftly to stand up for civil rights and civil liberties, including those of its own customers, and take Rekognition off the table for governments". (more...)
Tamil Nadu SSLC Result 2018 declared; Check online at Tnresults Tamil Nadu SSLC Result 2018 declared; Check online at Tnresults
- May 23, 2018

To check TN class 10th 2018 score, candidates must login with the registration number and Date of Birth (DOB) as available in the admit card. Apart from the Tamil Nadu board's official websites; students can also check their results from the DGE's web portals; dg1.tn.nic.in. (more...)
U.S. employee suffers brain injury in China after 'abnormal sounds' U.S. employee suffers brain injury in China after 'abnormal sounds'
- May 23, 2018

The statement continues with a warning: "While in China, if you experience any unusual acute auditory or sensory phenomena accompanied by unusual sounds or piercing noises, do not attempt to locate their source ". "The Chinese government has assured us they are also investigating and taking appropriate measures". Symptoms included headaches and hearing loss. "Twenty-four people have had symptoms and findings consistent with what looks like a mild traumatic brain injury", State Department ... (more...)
Marks & Spencer tackles structural issues as profits slump Marks & Spencer tackles structural issues as profits slump
- May 23, 2018

M&S had in November 2016 launched a five-year overhaul of its United Kingdom stores amid fierce competition from supermarkets and budget garment chain Primark - as well as online giants like Amazon. That was ahead of analysts' average forecast of 573 million pounds but down from 613.8 million pounds made in 2016-17. Marks & Spencer has been condemned to a second straight year of falling profits after the high street giant racked up a huge bill for store closures, as it prepares to shut 100 ... (more...)
Sterlite plant protests leave 9 dead Sterlite plant protests leave 9 dead
- May 23, 2018

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee also condemned the police action expressed sympathies for the families of people who died. Congress president Rahul Gandhi termed the killings a "brutal example of state-sponsored terrorism". The state's main opposition DMK party slammed the government for failing to address the concerns of the local people. Kamal Haasan also blamed the government for ignoring peaceful protests. (more...)
Trump Steps Up Attacks on Russia Probe Trump Steps Up Attacks on Russia Probe
- May 23, 2018

She said Democrats were cut out because they had not requested the same materials that their Republican colleagues had. "I didn't want to be involved in bringing in this kind of information", he said. In the same Quinnipiac poll, 54 percent of Americans said they think Mueller is conducting a "fair" investigation, but that response splits along partisan lines. (more...)
Trump rule change would hit Planned Parenthood in Vermont Trump rule change would hit Planned Parenthood in Vermont
- May 23, 2018

Cardinal Dolan said the USCCB will offer comments during that period. The bulk of what Planned Parenthood does is preventative care, and that is what Title X is about. "Americans should not be forced to have their tax dollars fund abortion". While the use of federal funds for abortions is prohibited under Title X and other programs, anti-abortion groups have long argued that money is fungible and can still indirectly support the procedure if it goes to groups like Planned Parenthood. (more...)
In Afghanistan explosion: many dead In Afghanistan explosion: many dead
- May 23, 2018

At least five small children were wounded in the explosion , he said. The route of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India pipeline passes through large areas under Taliban control or influence. At the moment, no terrorist or extremist group has claimed responsibility for the attack. President Ashraf Ghani praised the bravery of the intelligence and security forces for attempting to foil the bombing. (more...)
Kane Williamson becomes leading run-scorer in IPL 2018 Kane Williamson becomes leading run-scorer in IPL 2018
- May 23, 2018

With Thakur edging three boundaries off the penultimate over, du Plessis sealed the win in style with a straight six off Kumar, to finish with an important 67 off 42 balls. Afghanistan legspinner Rashid Khan (2-11) brilliantly mixed up his googlies and sharp leg breaks in his four overs as he dismissed Dhoni (9) and Dwayne Bravo (7). (more...)
School-safety roundtable discussions held after Texas shooting School-safety roundtable discussions held after Texas shooting
- May 22, 2018

Price said, aside from more police, administrators are urging students and staff, if they see something out of the ordinary to say something and report it. The discussions will start in Austin , and Abbott says they will include lawmakers, educators, students, parents, gun-rights advocates and shooting survivors. (more...)

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