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Viewers complain to Georgia news station over pro-gun campaign ad Viewers complain to Georgia news station over pro-gun campaign ad
- May 02, 2018

A Georgia gubernatorial candidate is defending his use of the old I'll shoot you if you touch my daughter joke he used in a campaign ad after it garnered a mixed response. Kemp lifts the gun and points it at a somewhat-nervous Jake. Beth Glover commented on the video, which was posted on Facebook , that her family includes "extremely active" National Rifle Association (NRA) members and that they were taught to never point a gun at a person. (more...)
Daycare blames toddler for 1-year-old boy's apparent beating Daycare blames toddler for 1-year-old boy's apparent beating
- May 02, 2018

The owner said that worker called the parents, police and day care management. Jesse Harris IV mother, Tiffany Griffin: 'This is my son, this is what happens at childcare .' . Griffin said the girl's mother cried and claimed her "baby wouldn't do anything like that" when she was shown a photo of Jesse's battered face. The day care released a statement saying, in part, "We are deeply saddened by what took place", and "our hearts go out to Jesse and his family". (more...)
China Snatches Dominican Republic From Taiwan China Snatches Dominican Republic From Taiwan
- May 02, 2018

China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi shakes hands with Dominican Republic's Chancellor Miguel Vargas. At the start of 2018, Taipei was left with just 20 countries that recognized it diplomatically over the People's Republic-owing to the "One China" principle, all sovereign states that choose to maintain diplomatic ties with either Taiwan or China pick one or the other, but not both. (more...)
Supreme Court Collegium Puts Off Decision on Justice KM Joseph's Recommendation Supreme Court Collegium Puts Off Decision on Justice KM Joseph's Recommendation
- May 02, 2018

The Supreme Court Collegium headed by CJI Dipak Misra deferred its decision on the elevation of Justice KM Joseph , now working as the Chief Justice of Uttarakhand High Court. However, the larger question that arises is whether the collegium should have clubbed the decision of reiterating Joseph's elevation with recommending new names from the mentioned High Courts for appointment to the Supreme Court. (more...)
Rajinikanth's Kaala: Check out the super energetic Semma Weightu track Rajinikanth's Kaala: Check out the super energetic Semma Weightu track
- May 02, 2018

Tamil superstar Dhanush took to Twitter Tuesday night to unveil the first single from the megastar's upcoming film Kaala . In a recent interview, director Pa Ranjith mentioned that the titular character in the film, played by Rajinikanth , is inspired from his grandfather. (more...)
White House: Kelly Not In Running for Veterans' Affairs Nomination White House: Kelly Not In Running for Veterans' Affairs Nomination
- May 02, 2018

In one heated exchange between the two men before February's Winter Olympics in South Korea, Kelly strongly - and successfully - dissuaded Trump from ordering the withdrawal of all USA troops from the Korean Peninsula, according to two officials. (more...)
Zachary Cruz re-arrested for allegedly violating probation Zachary Cruz re-arrested for allegedly violating probation
- May 02, 2018

According to an arrest warrant issued Tuesday, Cruz, 18, violated his probation April 28 by operating a Kia SUV without a driver's license and being close to a school where he was not enrolled. According to his arrest warrant, Cruz violated his probation by approaching within about 25 feet of the west parking lot of Park Vista Community High School, according to the Palm Beach County Sherriff's Office . (more...)
Kiara Advani feels terrible about skipping Bharat Ane Nenu success bash Kiara Advani feels terrible about skipping Bharat Ane Nenu success bash
- May 02, 2018

The Telugu film starring Mahesh Babu has been smashing records and the makers organised a big bash in Hyderabad over the weekend. The collections have been rock solid across the circles of overseas and the movie is gearing up to touch the magical mark of 3.5 million United States dollars in the US and emerge as the second highest Tollywood grosser over there. (more...)
Journalist who flung shoes at George Bush could be next Iraq president Journalist who flung shoes at George Bush could be next Iraq president
- May 02, 2018

Bush accountable". Al-Zaidi became a worldwide celebrity after throwing his shoes at Bush in protest at the U.S. invasion during a news conference held in the Iraqi capital in December 2008. Fuad Masum now occupies the office, but the next election is May 12. Zaidi was quoted as saying by The Guardian . At that time Zaidi was working for Egypt-based al-Baghdadia television network. (more...)
'Once a Holocaust denier, always a Holocaust denier': Netanyahu slams Abbas 'Once a Holocaust denier, always a Holocaust denier': Netanyahu slams Abbas
- May 02, 2018

Abbas also claimed Israel was a European project from the start, saying that European leaders such as the United Kingdom's Lord Arthur Balfour restricted the immigration of Jews to their own countries while simultaneously promoting the immigration of Jews to the Land of Israel . (more...)
Will it be sunny on the bank holiday weekend? Will it be sunny on the bank holiday weekend?
- May 02, 2018

However the weather will be quite grim in the lead up to the weekend with scattered showers and cooler temperatures expected. "Much milder on Friday with southwesterly breezes". Well, anyone struggling with mourning the loss of our brief sunny weather can breath a sigh of relief as forecasters predict a "heatwave" just in time for this Bank Holiday. (more...)
Apple's profit up as smartphone giant returns cash to shareholders Apple's profit up as smartphone giant returns cash to shareholders
- May 02, 2018

In her earnings preview, Huberty wrote that the App Store generated $1 billion in revenue in China for the first time during the March quarter. Other products like AirPods, Apple TV, Apple Watch , Beats headphones, HomePod , iPod Touch and other Apple-branded and third-party accessories saw an increase of nearly $4 billion, 38% more than the same quarter a year ago. (more...)
Four arrested after high speed pursuit on I-95
- May 02, 2018

He is now facing charges that include reckless driving, engaging police in a pursuit, risk of injury to a minor, second-degree larceny, and illegal operation of a motor vehicle while under suspension. Police and DOT personnel were able to keep track of the vehicle thanks to DOT cameras, caught up with the suspects in West Haven, and continued to persue the auto until they were able to stop it with stop sticks around exit 59 in Guilford. (more...)
CBI nabs four top Mumbai customs officials in graft case CBI nabs four top Mumbai customs officials in graft case
- May 02, 2018

These Customs officers along with private persons had illegally detained a consignment of the complainant and had demanded a bribe of Rs 50 lakh to release the consignment and not to obstruct other consignments of the same complainant which are in the pipeline. (more...)
Stock In Spotlight: Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)
- May 02, 2018

The California-based Cohen Capital Inc has invested 0.11% in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE). Principal Financial Group Inc bought 20,135 shares as the company's stock rose 2.65% while stock markets declined. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Asset Strategies Inc reported 2.16% in Apple Inc. Jacobs Levy Equity Management holds 1,290 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Mariner Wealth Advsrs Ltd Liability has invested 0.01% in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE). (more...)
J&K: Stone-pelters target school bus with 50 children, two students injured J&K: Stone-pelters target school bus with 50 children, two students injured
- May 02, 2018

An attack on a school bus in Haryana's Gurugram in January this year during protests by Rajput groups over Bollywood film Padmavat sparked vast protests, resulting in the arrest of 18 people. "These attacks deserve our unequivocal condemnation & this tweet is mine", Omar wrote on his Twitter handle. The amnesty granted to stone-pelters was meant to encourage more reasonable behaviour but some of these goons are determined to use the opportunity given to them to just pelt more stones, ... (more...)
Torch Wealth Management LLC Raises Stake in JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM)
- May 02, 2018

On Tuesday, June 6 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy". The company was maintained on Thursday, November 9 by SunTrust. Jbf Capital Inc decreased Jpmorgan Chase & Co Cmn ( JPM ) stake by 75% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. (more...)
Chotta Rajan held guilty in Jyotirmoy Dey murder case Chotta Rajan held guilty in Jyotirmoy Dey murder case
- May 02, 2018

Mid-Day crime reporter Jyotirmoy Dey - or J Dey, as he was better known was allegedly shot by a seven-member gang affiliated to notorious gangster Chhota Rajan in Powai on June 11, 2011. According to the prosecution, Vora was accused of instigating Rajan against Dey and Paulson was charged with procuring two global SIM cards and handing them over to another accused, Satish Kaliya, along with Rs 2 lakh to carry out the killing. (more...)
$417.90 Million in Sales Expected for Compass Minerals (CMP) This Quarter
- May 02, 2018

Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ) has declined 5.15% since May 1, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.16% the S&P500. (NYSE:CMP). The Japan-based Legg Mason Asset (Japan) has invested 0.31% in Compass Minerals International, Inc . (more...)
Chinese flier opens emergency exit for fresh air Chinese flier opens emergency exit for fresh air
- May 02, 2018

As the flight touched down and was on tarmac, the man reportedly felt "stuffy" and in search of "fresh air" he pulled a handle which was attached to the emergency exit. A Chinese low-priced airline traveller has found himself in trouble after opening a plane's door and deploying its emergency slide because he found the cabin "too stuffy and too hot". (more...)
United Nations team arrives in Bangladesh to meet Rohingya refugees United Nations team arrives in Bangladesh to meet Rohingya refugees
- May 02, 2018

This was the council's first visit to Southeast Asia since ambassadors visited East Timor in 2012. But Suu Kyi's civilian government has little control over the Burmese military. The 15-member delegation co-led by Security Council President Gustavo Meza-Cuadra was joined by Rakhine state and central government officials and ministers heading to Maungdaw in northern Rakhine where the Myanmar government has built reception camps for the Rohingya refugees now living in camps and other temporary ... (more...)
New Zealand Q1 Jobless Rate Eases To 4.4% New Zealand Q1 Jobless Rate Eases To 4.4%
- May 02, 2018

The rate of 4.4% is the same as the December 2008 quarter. The participation rate has also fallen slightly, falling from 70.8% in at the end of previous year to 70.9% last quarter. Rates of young men and women not earning or learning converge has more information. The unemployment rate has dipped below 6 per cent for the first time in a decade on the back of robust economic growth. (more...)
BNP holds milad mahfil marking Shab-e-Barat BNP holds milad mahfil marking Shab-e-Barat
- May 02, 2018

The festival is celebrated in the run-up to Ramzan and this year, it starts on April 18. This year, the festival will be observed from the dusk of May 1 until the dawn of the following day. The followers ask for God's mercy for any transgressions as well as seek forgiveness from one another. People light candles on graves on the occasion of Shab-e-Barat. (more...)
May to back hybrid 'customs partnership' that critics call 'bonkers' May to back hybrid 'customs partnership' that critics call 'bonkers'
- May 02, 2018

The prime minister's official spokesman said: "We have been absolutely clear that we are leaving the customs union and won't be joining a customs union". "Crunch time is coming on what our future customs arrangements with the European Union should look like". The report "is not a revolver, it's not a dueling pistol", Rees-Mogg said. (more...)
Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) Rating Changes as of May 1, 2018 Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) Rating Changes as of May 1, 2018
- May 02, 2018

Edge Wealth Management Llc who had been investing in Costco Wholesale Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $85.89 billion market cap company. The stock has "Buy" rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, April 12. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, November 30 by Stifel Nicolaus. (more...)
Dozens of jihadists arrive in north Syria under evacuation deal Dozens of jihadists arrive in north Syria under evacuation deal
- May 02, 2018

State news agency SANA and Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor reported that air strikes were carried out on the Al-Fadl settlement located near the city of Al-Shaddadi. Established in 1952, Yarmouk camp has turned into a densely populated area where almost 150,000 registered Palestinian refugees lived before Syria's conflict in 2011. (more...)
Trump's Doctor Says Trump Basically Wrote That Glowing Health Letter Trump's Doctor Says Trump Basically Wrote That Glowing Health Letter
- May 02, 2018

In an interview with CNN , Bornstein said that he didn't write any of Trump's health documents and that Trump wrote the glowing letters himself. In the letter, Bornstein claimed not only were Trump's age and seemingly excessive weight simply non-issues, but also that Trump would be "the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency". (more...)
Maharashtra Day: Ceremonial parade commemorates formation of the state Maharashtra Day: Ceremonial parade commemorates formation of the state
- May 02, 2018

President Ram Nath Kovind and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis have also extended their greetings to the people on this occasion. This is the day when the state of Maharashtra came into existence. Various cultural events and ceremonies are held showcasing the culture and traditions of Maharashtra. Most schools, colleges, offices remain closed on this day under the jurisdiction of the State and Central Government. (more...)
'Aadhaar not mandatory for mobile SIM', says govt 'Aadhaar not mandatory for mobile SIM', says govt
- May 02, 2018

Telecom secretary Aruna Sundarajan has clarified that Aadhaar card is not mandatory for buying a new SIM. The mandatory requirement of Aadhaar card for SIM cards had not only affected the local residents but also NRIs and foreigners visiting the country. (more...)
AP EAMCET 2018 results declared; check grades at sche AP EAMCET 2018 results declared; check grades at sche
- May 02, 2018

Bhogi Suraj Krishna, who topped JEE Mains, also topped EAMCET Engineering. This year, the entrance test for engineering courses was conducted on April 22, 23 and 24 and for agriculture courses, it was held on April 25, 2018. This exam is carried out as a pre-requisite for admission into various professional courses offered in the University/Private Colleges in the State of Andhra Pradesh. (more...)

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