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National Drug Take Back Day National Drug Take Back Day
- May 01, 2018

The collected drugs will be taken to an undisclosed location to be incinerated. In 2016, roughly 64,000 Americans died from drug-related deaths, with more than half the deaths attributable to heroin and prescription opioids, according to the NIDA. (more...)
Incredible photo shows siblings reunited after auto crash that killed their parents Incredible photo shows siblings reunited after auto crash that killed their parents
- May 01, 2018

Nicholas, 2, only suffered minor injuries and was discharged from the hospital just days after the accident. She also suffered two broken femurs and is still experiencing memory and brain function issues. Burrell says that her sister, the children's grandmother, is going to raise the four surviving siblings. "We are going to keep these four children together", she said. (more...)
Rahul Gandhi targets PM Modi, says Congress on comeback Rahul Gandhi targets PM Modi, says Congress on comeback
- May 01, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had also telephoned Gandhi just before leaving for China on April 27 to enquire about his safety. Modi was silent. RSS people are getting appointed in (defence) force, election commission, universities, IIMs, IITs and the offices of ministers. (more...)
Alliant Energy (LNT) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Finds
- May 01, 2018

The investment professionals in our database reported: 90.20 million shares, down from 90.34 million shares in 2017Q3. For the next year, analysts forecast that the firm will post earnings of $2.24 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.20 to $2.27. (more...)
Fire danger continues across northeast Wisconsin Fire danger continues across northeast Wisconsin
- May 01, 2018

The weekend was "very nasty" for fires, with extreme dry conditions and strong south winds that Sunday triggered Red Flag warnings across much of the state, Munstenteiger said. Almost 200 fires were reported across Minnesota over the weekend, and the County Road 7 fire alone, exceeds the total acreage burned statewide last spring, Powers said. (more...)
Afghan attacks on media shows jihadists are weak: Pentagon chief Afghan attacks on media shows jihadists are weak: Pentagon chief
- May 01, 2018

AFP said Marai died in a blast that struck journalists who had rushed to the scene of the earlier suicide attack. A double suicide blast in Kabul killed 25 people, including AFP photographer Shah Marai and at least eight other journalists . (more...)
DOJ charges 11 possible caravan members with illegally entering the US DOJ charges 11 possible caravan members with illegally entering the US
- May 01, 2018

Roughly 100 migrants arrived at the San Ysidro port of entry after traveling for a month by bus and train. An organizer of the caravan vowed they would remain at the immigration processing center until "every last one" is admitted into the United States. (more...)
New York Times Co (NYT) Continues Along Post-Election Stock Price Gains
- May 01, 2018

About 87,531 shares traded. Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG) has risen 8.87% since April 30, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.95% the S&P500. A number of research firms have weighed in on NYT . The firm has "Hold" rating by Stephens given on Thursday, July 20. Zacks Investment Research raised New York Times from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $26.00 price target for the company in a report on Wednesday, January 31st. (more...)
Hardcore Turkish Fan Rents Crane to Watch Football, Bypassing Ban Hardcore Turkish Fan Rents Crane to Watch Football, Bypassing Ban
- May 01, 2018

He even waved a giant green and black flag in the team's colours. INews report suggested that police later arrived and lowered the crane so this insane fan did not get to catch the whole of the 90 minutes. On social media, tweeps described the fan as a "legend" and "patriot". A Turkish football supporter has gone to extreme lengths to beat a stadium ban. (more...)
Trump favours demilitarized zone for North Korea meeting Trump favours demilitarized zone for North Korea meeting
- May 01, 2018

Ohio Northern Professor Nusta Carranza Ko said this is one of the most important steps made toward peace. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., a Trump ally who is sometimes critical of the president, said that if Trump "can lead us to ending the Korean War" while "getting North Korea to give up their nuclear program" in a verifiable way, then he "deserves the Nobel Peace Prize and then some". (more...)
VA hospital investigating after tweets of 'unsanitary' room VA hospital investigating after tweets of 'unsanitary' room
- May 01, 2018

When Stephen Wilson saw the condition of the room he says his Army veteran son was taken to for treatment, he called it "unprofessional, unsanitary and disrespectful". Gilbert Negrete fears the court will gloss over alleged poor treatment of veterans at the White City VA clinic, which received the lowest score of "1" - "5" being the highest - in the VA's own assessment of its facilities. (more...)
Ryan Defends Decision to Dismiss House Chaplain Ryan Defends Decision to Dismiss House Chaplain
- May 01, 2018

Lawmakers exiting a GOP meeting Friday said Ryan told them that Conroy was forced after lawmakers complained that had not been adequately tending to the pastoral needs of lawmakers. A congressional aide for Ryan told the Times that no specific prayer was the cause of the decision. U.S. Rep. Mark Walker (R-6th District) has stepped down from a special U.S. (more...)
Study Raises New Questions About Safety Of Youth Football Study Raises New Questions About Safety Of Youth Football
- May 01, 2018

Researchers conducted online or telephone interviews with family members, friends, or both, of the dead players to find out when they had begun showing cognitive, mood, or behavior symptoms, the university said. "This was for people with any disorder that affected their cognition, behavior, or mood", McKee said. Alosco noted the years before age 12 are crucial for brain development. (more...)
Pesky pelicans disrupt college graduation Pesky pelicans disrupt college graduation
- May 01, 2018

Two pelicans have made an unexpected grand entrance at a graduation ceremony, causing a flap among the crowd. Amid screams, laughter and general "shoos" from those nearby, the bird chose to take in the festivities from a closer vantage point, landing next to one student on stage who couldn't stop laughing. (more...)
Dominican Republic Establishes China Ties in Taiwan Blow Dominican Republic Establishes China Ties in Taiwan Blow
- May 01, 2018

Taipei said it was "deeply upset" at the decision to sever ties as the island faces deepening worldwide isolation while its giant neighbour flexes its economic and political might on the global stage. Beijing announced this morning that the two countries would exchange ambassadors "as soon as practicable". The Caribbean nation had been a diplomatic ally of Taiwan for 77 years. (more...)
Kerala CM condoles PP Lakshmanan's demise Kerala CM condoles PP Lakshmanan's demise
- May 01, 2018

He was also elected to the sub committee of AFC and Federation Internationale de Football Association. " Lakshmanan had also served as " Kerala Football Association president. Mr Patel said, he was a visionary and had laid the path for the development of Indian Football over the years. Parochial and political considerations caused his defeat in the AIFF elections in 1996, when Lakshmanan was finally ready with the blueprint for the launching the National Football League, but was appointed ... (more...)
Amber Alert issued and then canceled; child safe Amber Alert issued and then canceled; child safe
- May 01, 2018

An Amber Alert was issued Monday after a group of elementary-school children spotted a man duct-taping a 10-year-old boy and hauling him away in a auto in Tacoma. The man was allegedly seen duct-taping the child and placing him in a gold or silver 4-door vehicle that resembles a 2017 Toyota Camry. DeLong Elementary is located at 4901 South 14th Street in Tacoma . (more...)
Kathy Griffin Takes Back Her Apology for Trump Decapitation Photo Kathy Griffin Takes Back Her Apology for Trump Decapitation Photo
- May 01, 2018

The controversial shot, depicting the comedian holding up a severed head that bared a semblance to Trump, was picked up by news agencies and websites around the world with people both defending and condemning the image. "I found out that I was really just kind of part of the Trump wood chipper which Michelle Wolf is in now", she said. "When my mother called - she watches Fox News and thinks it's real and thinks Bill O'Reilly is on vacation - that day, as insane as it was, I was in a ball, ... (more...)
U.S. urges release of detainees as show of sincerity by N. Korea U.S. urges release of detainees as show of sincerity by N. Korea
- May 01, 2018

The pledge follows last week's historic inter-Korean summit . On Monday, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said that President Donald Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize for bringing North and South Korea to the negotiating table to officially end the Korean War and abolish North Korea's nuclear weapons program. (more...)
Donald Trump can have Nobel Peace Prize: South Korea's Moon Jae Donald Trump can have Nobel Peace Prize: South Korea's Moon Jae
- May 01, 2018

Moon said, "That's not how [the hotline] works". At a campaign rally in MI on Saturday, Trump told the audience that he expects to meet Kim in the next three or four weeks. South Korea had already turned off its loudspeakers ahead of Friday's summit talks, and North Korea responded by halting its own broadcasts. It will begin removing the speakers on Tuesday. (more...)
President Trump's acting immigration enforcement chief abruptly announces retirement President Trump's acting immigration enforcement chief abruptly announces retirement
- May 01, 2018

His critics, including immigration rights groups and congressional Democrats, said Mr. Homan brought an aggressiveness to immigration policy that even some Republicans said went too far, including targeting people whose deportation was not a priority during the Obama administration. (more...)
Missing 3-year-old reunited with family, suspect still at large Missing 3-year-old reunited with family, suspect still at large
- May 01, 2018

Detective Collette Little said the child and auto were taken Friday, but Saraland Police didn't hear about the alleged crime until Monday. An Amber Alert was issued Monday (April 30) for 3-year-old Morris Roberson IV, an Alabama boy believed to be in extreme danger, WVUE Fox 8 reports . (more...)
Cardinal Pell to Stand Trial Cardinal Pell to Stand Trial
- May 01, 2018

Cardinal Pell, aged 76, who denies all the charges, is now Prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy for the Vatican, although he has been on leave since last summer. Cardinal Pell was called back from Rome to his home country previous year to face the charges. The Australian cardinal is on a leave of absence from his role as economy minister to Pope Francis. (more...)
Government introducing GST for online purchases under $400 from October next year Government introducing GST for online purchases under $400 from October next year
- May 01, 2018

From October 2019, GST will be applied on goods bought overseas and valued at less than $400, ending an exemption that local retailers had complained made them uncompetitive against foreign firms. The group recommended an offshore supplier registration model to collect GST, although Cullen said there was a risk GST wouldn't be collected by unregistered sellers. (more...)
Roy Moore, ex-Senate candidate, files lawsuit claiming political conspiracy against him Roy Moore, ex-Senate candidate, files lawsuit claiming political conspiracy against him
- May 01, 2018

Senate in December. "If you read the complaint, you're going to see the political conspiracy", Moore said. The lawsuit also names Tina Johnson, who has said Moore grabbed her buttocks while she was in his office seeking legal advice; Beverly Young Nelson, who has accused Moore of groping her in a vehicle in 1977 when she 16 years old; and Debbie Wesson Gibson, who has said Moore's handwriting in Johnson's high school yearbook matched his writing in a card he sent her when they were dating. (more...)
White House Correspondents Assn. Mocks First Amendment White House Correspondents Assn. Mocks First Amendment
- May 01, 2018

WHCA's leader spoke out against the routine saying Wolf's jokes may end up defining an evening that was created to rally around journalism. - Kathy Griffin (@kathygriffin)She is definitely not amusing if you are fine with a President who grabs pussy and lies daily, is a racist and sells us out to the Russians. (more...)
Five post-draft thoughts on the state of the Eagles roster Five post-draft thoughts on the state of the Eagles roster
- May 01, 2018

When the draft began they were absent several selections due to the trades that acquired Carson Wentz, Jay Ajayi , and Ronald Darby. That simply meant they'd swap their first round choice for the 52nd. Mailata was the second Sydneysider to be selected on the third day of the NFL Draft alongside punter Michael Dickson who joined the Seattle Seahawks as the 145th pick in the fifth round. (more...)
4-star cornerback commits to Auburn 4-star cornerback commits to Auburn
- May 01, 2018

I'm 1000 percent committed to Auburn", Simpson said. He now holds scholarship offers from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, LSU, South Carolina, Tennessee, Clemson, Florida State, Miami, Oklahoma, and Ohio State among others. Simpson's announcement sparks a what is expected to be a busy few days in Auburn recruiting. He later told 247 Sports that the bond he built with Malzahn and the general feeling his family took from a weekend visit to the school convinced him to commit now and end his recruitment. (more...)
Protest at Waffle House headquarters in Norcross after Ala. woman's arrest Protest at Waffle House headquarters in Norcross after Ala. woman's arrest
- May 01, 2018

A group gathered in Gwinnett County following last week's arrest of a black woman at a restaurant in Saraland , Alabama, a suburb of Mobile. Activists at today's press conference are asking that people protest the treatment of Clemons and other racist behavior at Waffle House with a national boycott and sit-in. (more...)
Republicans Lost Support in Every Special Election Since Trump Became President Republicans Lost Support in Every Special Election Since Trump Became President
- May 01, 2018

Yet a Republican congressional victory Tuesday in the Phoenix suburbs has set off new alarm bells. President Trump carried the district by almost 20 percentage points in 2016. It will require perhaps the most unpredictable politician in the free world act predictably. But she says, "Oh that doesn't matter". National Republican groups spent big to back Lesko, pouring in more than $500,000 in the suburban Phoenix district for television and mail ads and phone calls to voters. (more...)

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