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Federal judge rules Lamborn should be on primary ballot Federal judge rules Lamborn should be on primary ballot
- May 02, 2018

Lamborn will face state Senator Owen Hill, whose supporters filed the lawsuit initially knocking Lamborn off the ballot, and former El Paso County Commissioner Darryl Glenn in the primary. "Ballots must be printed and sent to our military and overseas voters on May 12th", said Deputy Secretary of State Suzanne Staiert in a statement. The suit is only between Lamborn and the Secretary of State Wayne Williams. (more...)
Russian military spending falls, could affect operations Russian military spending falls, could affect operations
- May 02, 2018

The country - at $610 million - spent more in the year 2017 than the next seven countries in the list combined.The report also predicted that the country will see a significant rise in spendings in 2018. China's military spending of $228 billion as a share of world expenditures rose to 13 percent a year ago, up from 5.8 percent in 2008. China made the largest absolute increase in spending ($12 billion) in 2017 (in constant 2016 prices), while Russian Federation made the largest decrease ... (more...)
France's Macron starts trip to Australia focusing on defense
- May 02, 2018

Other matters will include a potential free trade agreement between Australia and the European Union, as well as climate change action in the South Pacific. President of France Emmanuel Macron (left) is met by Christophe Penot, the Ambassador of France to Australia, as he arrives in Sydney. According to a statement from the Elysée palace , discussions will centre on what it called the "Indo-Pacific axis and the role of the Franco-Australian partnership in strengthening this axis". (more...)
It's back to the basics for Danica Patrick It's back to the basics for Danica Patrick
- May 02, 2018

That took about one hour to resolve. Patrick will also take part in Wednesday's manufacturer test, and described the goal as getting the auto to a point where she can be flat out around the IMS oval. Not how she'll perform come race day or even when she'll truly feel comfortable behind the wheel of an Indy auto again. "But I've been waiting to get this over with for a long time". (more...)
Gophers to Play Georgia in NCAA Opening Round Gophers to Play Georgia in NCAA Opening Round
- May 02, 2018

On Tuesday, OSU hosted a watch party in a room inside Gallagher-Iba Arena where the team eagerly awaited its fate. The room broke out in applause when the audience heard OSU's name called and appear on the two TV screens hanging on the wall. (more...)
Far-left anarchists smash windows in Paris during May Day rally Far-left anarchists smash windows in Paris during May Day rally
- May 02, 2018

Tear gas floats around masked protesters during clashes with French CRS riot police at the May Day labour union rally in Paris , France, May 1, 2018. "Those who wear hoods are the enemies of democracy". Protesters carried Soviet flags, and chanted anti-fascist slogans and throwing firecrackers. Some started to erect barricades. (more...)
Official Stephon Clark Autopsy Released By Coroner Official Stephon Clark Autopsy Released By Coroner
- May 02, 2018

The county autopsy was conducted by Dr. Keng-Chih "Kenny" Su and indicates that Clark was hit directly to the side by three bullets, and in the right side of the back three times, in addition to one bullet in the front of the left thigh. In a statement to KTXL, Gin said she could not comment on the results until the district attorney's office completes its investigation of the incident. (more...)
Crucial SC collegium meet today to reconsider name of Justice Joseph Crucial SC collegium meet today to reconsider name of Justice Joseph
- May 02, 2018

By contrast, the "phase we are seeing in the Supreme Court today is disastrous", he added. It is high time the collegiality is restored. "I always felt that independence of judiciary is non-negotiable and it is for the CJI , who is the leader of the court, to take them forward. (more...)
Maruti gains big as auto sector starts FY19 on a mixed note Maruti gains big as auto sector starts FY19 on a mixed note
- May 02, 2018

According to the company, its total auto sales including exports in April 2018 increased to 48,097 units as against 39,417 units sold during the same month of a year ago. Maruti accounts for over 50% of Suzuki's global sales and this is increasing every month. On the other hand, Ford India reported a 2.49 per cent dip in its domestic sales last month at 7,428 units. (more...)
How Kate Middleton pronounces her son Prince Louis' name How Kate Middleton pronounces her son Prince Louis' name
- May 02, 2018

Andrews. But luckily for us, we can expect to see the couple (and maybe a glimpse of Prince Louis) unofficially at his christening in a few months, the Royal Ascot, Princess Beatrice's fall wedding and, of course, Prince Harry's May wedding . (more...)
CT one of least fun states in America? One study says so CT one of least fun states in America? One study says so
- May 02, 2018

MI ranked 15th for just "Entertainment and Recreation" opportunities, while in the "Nightlife and Parties" category, the state came in at number 19. The two categories were evaluated by WalletHub data crunchers using 26 different metrics including number of attractions, restaurants per capita, average beer and wine price, skiing facilities per capita and more. (more...)
Veterinarian denies implanting heroin in puppies for drug ring Veterinarian denies implanting heroin in puppies for drug ring
- May 02, 2018

Lopez, who is Venezuelan, was arrested in 2015 in Spain. The group's distribution network spread from NY to Miami, and they used a range of methods to transport illegal drugs into the U.S. Pellets containing narcotics are pictured in this undated photo. If convicted on conspiracy charges, he risks spending at least 10 years and potentially life behind bars. (more...)
UK's most polluted towns and cities revealed UK's most polluted towns and cities revealed
- May 02, 2018

According to the World Health Organization report, more than 90 percent of the air pollution-related deaths take place in low and middle-income countries in Asia and Africa, followed by low and middle-income countries of the Eastern Mediterranean region, Europe and the Americas. (more...)
Mike Pompeo vows USA diplomats will 'get swagger back' under his leadership Mike Pompeo vows USA diplomats will 'get swagger back' under his leadership
- May 02, 2018

In the Trump administration, the State Department has been shaken and demoralized by the departures of many senior diplomats and a hiring freeze, and has found itself sidelined by the White House on foreign policy. Trump would formally swear him into the new post on Wednesday, Pompeo said. "How's everything going? Good?" Trump planned to come to the State Department on Wednesday for a formal swearing-in ceremony for Pompeo, a former Republican congressman from Kansas who ran the Central ... (more...)
Woman officer incharge of demolition drive shot dead by Himachal hotelier Woman officer incharge of demolition drive shot dead by Himachal hotelier
- May 02, 2018

The Supreme Court had on April 17 directed the state government to demolish unauthorised structures in 13 hotels in Kasauli and Dharampur areas of Solan, and four teams were constituted for this goal. He told them to leave the property but when Sharma's team started the demolition he got angry and fired three bullets with his licensed pistol. A manhunt was on to catch Singh while Gulab had been admitted to PGI where his condition was said to be critical. (more...)
AMA Designates May as Motorcycle Awareness Month AMA Designates May as Motorcycle Awareness Month
- May 02, 2018

So, it's important to know the level responsibility of taking a motorcycle for a ride. Past year 501 motorcyclists were killed and another 2,101 were injured in the State of Texas as the result of an accident. According to an issue statement from NHTSA, "When motorcycles and other vehicles collide, it is usually the other (non-motorcycle) driver who violates the motorcyclist's right-of-way". (more...)
Ministers back down on tax haven company registers Ministers back down on tax haven company registers
- May 02, 2018

Alan Duncan, a junior foreign office minister, told parliament the government would support an amendment brought by two members of parliament calling for a central register of company ownership in these territories as lawmakers debated an amendment on an anti-money laundering law. (more...)
Coalition Forces in Syria Renew Fight Against Islamic State Coalition Forces in Syria Renew Fight Against Islamic State
- May 02, 2018

The U.S. -led coalition and local partners are "launching operations to liberate the final ISIS [Daesh] strongholds in Syria", State Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) is a Kurdish-dominated military alliance that with USA support has defeated the Islamic State across swaths of the country. (more...)
Record April for Cold and Snow Record April for Cold and Snow
- May 02, 2018

Portland reported a high temperature of 84 degrees on September 27. According to the Weather Network, near normal temperatures are expected for most of the midwest next season, even though above-average temperatures are predicted in much of the rest of the country. (more...)
Australia: Cardinal Pell to face trial Australia: Cardinal Pell to face trial
- May 02, 2018

The decision to go to trial came after a month-long preliminary hearing in Melbourne. Magistrate Belinda Wallington on Tuesday dismissed some of the other charges against Pell. The whole idea of sexual abuse is abhorrent to me.' His lawyer, Robert Richter QC, has previously stated that should the case go to trial, he would formally enter a plea of not guilty to all charges. (more...)
Missing Hattiesburg teen may be with former teacher Missing Hattiesburg teen may be with former teacher
- May 02, 2018

MS police are searching for a former teacher and one of her male students who authorities suspect are together. Nicole Jackson , a former teacher at Earl Travillion Attendance Center has a warrant out for her arrest, according to Fox News. (more...)
Turtle time: Loggerhead nesting season begins Tuesday, brings important reminder Turtle time: Loggerhead nesting season begins Tuesday, brings important reminder
- May 02, 2018

Three of these sea turtle species nest regularly in Florida, so making sure the newborn turtles are able to reach the ocean helps conserve these species", said McGuire, who coauthored a book on sea turtles for young readers called " One in a Thousand: "Those Amazing Sea Turtles ". (more...)
Senate candidate hits McConnell as 'cocaine Mitch' Senate candidate hits McConnell as 'cocaine Mitch'
- May 02, 2018

After a period of confusion about the ad, his campaign released a statement explaining themselves. This represents a pretty remote attribution of druggie associations for McConnell - not to mention a deadly insult to Trump administration Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao , Mitch's wife - but is apparently meant to reinforce Blankenship's general claim that his Kentuckian enemy is in the thrall of China . (more...)
Highway 23 Project left out of Corridors of Commerce funding Highway 23 Project left out of Corridors of Commerce funding
- May 02, 2018

Even lower in the rankings, trailing billions of dollars of metro and outstate projects, are proposed interchange improvements of Highway 60 in Windom, a new Highway 14/Highway 169 interchange in Mankato, a Highway 169 bypass of St. Torkelson added that he has concerns over how MnDOT defines the Metro area for purposes of project selection. In January, MnDOT solicited project recommendations from the public, including local units of government, transportation advocates and interested citizens. (more...)
Macron, Rouhani agree to work together to preserve 2015 Iran nuclear deal Macron, Rouhani agree to work together to preserve 2015 Iran nuclear deal
- May 02, 2018

Today, we learned the tree has vanished from the spot. According to Gérard Araud, the French ambassador to the US, the tree was placed into quarantine, and its photo-op planting had taken place with plastic around the sapling's roots. (more...)
Cops thought ex-Obama worker moving into building was a burglar Cops thought ex-Obama worker moving into building was a burglar
- May 02, 2018

Martin said his race, along with the changing demographics of the neighborhood definitely played a role in the police being called on him. "Somebody called the cops on me in my own building", he said, adding later: "About six of y'all showed up, rolled up on me". (more...)
India's top court slams Modi govt over Taj Mahal decay India's top court slams Modi govt over Taj Mahal decay
- May 02, 2018

Lokur and Deepak Gupta gave the authorities a week to come up with a clear stand on utilising the services of national or global experts to deal with the ivory-white monument's changing colour. Those bitten by the love bug often visit the Taj Mahal to invigorate their romance. He also raked up the issue of security in Taj Mahal and said that CCTV cameras were not working and alleged that the "Government of India and the state government was not doing anything except making money from the ... (more...)
California labor ruling may be costly to Uber, Lyft California labor ruling may be costly to Uber, Lyft
- May 02, 2018

As the case worked its way up to the state Supreme Court, it drew attention from worker advocates and employer groups around the thorny issue of when a worker can be classified as an independent contractor and when the workers must be classified as an employee subject to wage and hour laws and entitled to benefits such as workers' compensation. (more...)
Wild bear on the loose in residential New Jersey neighborhood Wild bear on the loose in residential New Jersey neighborhood
- May 02, 2018

On Tuesday, the bear was caught on helicopter video sauntering through a residential area until animal control officers closed in on him. Just one day ago, a bear was seen camping in a tree in Paramus. On social media, the police were warning residents to stay away from the bear if they see it and call 911. They said it would be relocated to a more remote area. (more...)
USA service member from Loveland killed in Afghanistan USA service member from Loveland killed in Afghanistan
- May 02, 2018

US military officials would not clarify on Tuesday Conde's exact role while deployed , but he was part of Operation Freedom's Sentinel, in which the USA military targets terrorist groups in Afghanistan. Lt. Col. Martyn Crighton, spokesman for Army Alaska Public Affairs, said Tuesday that Conde's nine-month deployment was almost over, and his division will be redeploying to Alaska within the coming weeks. (more...)

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