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Ferris High Teacher of the Year Mandy Manning meets with President Trump Ferris High Teacher of the Year Mandy Manning meets with President Trump
- May 03, 2018

The president presented the 2018 National Teacher of the Year award to Mandy Manning , a former Peace Corps worker who is an English and math teacher teaching refugee and immigrant students in Spokane, Washington. "This year I hope to engage the nation in a conversation about how we can encourage students to experience things outside of their understanding". "Her incredible devotion has earned her the adoration - total adoration, actually - and respect of students and colleagues ... (more...)
Pakistan sets April world temperature record Pakistan sets April world temperature record
- May 03, 2018

Records extend back as far as the 1930s. The PMD official added that now there are no chances of rain in the city and the temperature usually crosses 40 degree Celsius in May. Nawabshah also hit 113.9 degrees in March, which was also a record for Pakistan. The city has a history of being warm and humid in the summer, but being so hot in April is a little unusual. (more...)
Russian fighter jet crashes off Syria, both pilots killed: agencies Russian fighter jet crashes off Syria, both pilots killed: agencies
- May 03, 2018

Preliminary reports claim a bird may have hit an engine during a take-off, according to RIA Novosti . Russian Federation has more than 50 fighter jets and helicopters in Syria and a contingent of ground forces protecting them, along with a number of consultants and special forces operating with the Syrian military. (more...)
UK's PM faces pressure over Windrush immigration scandal UK's PM faces pressure over Windrush immigration scandal
- May 03, 2018

Mr Javid, the first person from an Asian background to hold one of the great offices of state, was appointed to the Home Office job this week following the dramatic resignation of Amber Rudd over her handling of immigration policy. Speaking in the Commons on Wednesday, her successor Sajid Javid said it would be wrong to back the Labour motion because it would become a "massive, open-ended fishing expedition". (more...)
'Janardhana Reddy campaigning for Sriramulu not for BJP' 'Janardhana Reddy campaigning for Sriramulu not for BJP'
- May 03, 2018

Hubballi: With Chief Minister Siddaramaiah contesting from Badami in addition to Chamundeshwari these elections, Valmiki-Nayak leaders from the Hyderabad-Karnataka region are doing everything they can to defeat him in the former constituency. (more...)
Community Health Systems (CYH) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $3.63 Billion
- May 03, 2018

On Tuesday, August 9 the stock rating was downgraded by Leerink Swann to "Market Perform". According to the Analysts, the Low Earnings estimate for the current quarter is $-0.48, while the High earnings estimate is $-0.08.Comparatively, EPS for the same quarter a year ago was $0.24. (more...)
Malaysia's ex-PM Mahathir under investigation for fake news Malaysia's ex-PM Mahathir under investigation for fake news
- May 03, 2018

Mahathir led Malaysia for 22 years and was spurred out of retirement to take on Najib due to 1MDB, and is the opposition's prime ministerial candidate. He said he tried to source for other planes but was rejected by three people, including one who claimed he was under pressure. He still made it to the island by taking another plane. (more...)
Students protest over missing Quaid-e-Azam portrait at Aligarh University Students protest over missing Quaid-e-Azam portrait at Aligarh University
- May 03, 2018

As the protest turned violent, police resorted to use tear gas shells to disperse the students. AMU spokesman Shafey Kidwai had defended the portrait, apparently hanging there for decades, saying that Jinnah was a founder member of the University Court and granted life membership of the students union. (more...)
Proponents of the theory of a flat Earth never fail to surprise Proponents of the theory of a flat Earth never fail to surprise
- May 03, 2018

He said it proved that gravity does not exist. Elsewhere, an old flat-Earther theory has resurfaced and is being spread around the Internet again. Many are obviously skeptical about Marsh's Flat Earth theory and the suggestion that gravity doesn't exist, but that didn't keep him from charging full speed ahead with an announcement at the recent convention. (more...)
Agencies Mobilize for Possible Volcanic Eruption in Lower Puna Agencies Mobilize for Possible Volcanic Eruption in Lower Puna
- May 03, 2018

Geological Survey (USGS) said Wednesday morning. In mid-April the observatory issued an alert when scientists noticed Puu Oo was inflating and becoming pressurized. "It is important to note that although there is increased seismic activity in the area, the magnitude is not large enough to cause concern for tsunami". (more...)
Yeddyurappa the flawless man to empower farmers: Modi Yeddyurappa the flawless man to empower farmers: Modi
- May 03, 2018

In response to Siddaramiah's claim, the JD (S) has released "fake" document to "prove" the Karnataka CM traveled with BZ Zameer Ahmed Khan, who ditched JD (S) to join the Congress . Bengaluru: Condemning the stoning of LCD screen-fitted BJP campaign vehicles in Bengaluru, Kolar, Davangere, and Dharwad on Tuesday as an attack on democracy, BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje has accused the Congress of indulging in such acts to stop BJP's march to victory. (more...)
Chinese Foreign Minister in Pyongyang Chinese Foreign Minister in Pyongyang
- May 03, 2018

Experts say China is now likely eager to avoid being marginalised in the wave of diplomacy that led to last Friday's historic summit between Kim and the South's President Moon Jae-in. Trump tweeted Wednesday: "As everybody is aware, the past Administration has always been asking for three hostages to be released from a North Korean Labor camp, but to no avail". (more...)
Turkey's Erdogan and South Korea's Moon agree to boost ties Turkey's Erdogan and South Korea's Moon agree to boost ties
- May 03, 2018

During Erdoğan's visit, Moon also highlighted Turkey's efforts toward the Syrian refugees and diplomatic work for a political solution in Syria. The summit began with a welcoming ceremony for the Turkish president. Erdogan also emphasized that the Turkish government had introduced a large number of programs to decrease the rate of unemployment, adding that Turkey could become richer only when its workers and laborers became richer. (more...)
Iranian women sneak into match disguised as men Iranian women sneak into match disguised as men
- May 03, 2018

Officials said they were temporarily held and released after the game. She also said she's wanted to attend a soccer game in a stadium since she was six years old. This followed marches through the streets of Iran led by women calling for greater freedom and the ability to chose for themselves how to live their lives, down to the most basic right to choose how they dress. (more...)
Michelle Obama Tells Students She's Their 'Forever First Lady' in College Speech Michelle Obama Tells Students She's Their 'Forever First Lady' in College Speech
- May 03, 2018

The celebrities and former first lady were at Temple University to congratulate high school seniors who have chose to pursue higher education. Obama told the crowd that she was once afraid to leave her home in Chicago to attend Princeton University , but that being afraid of the next steps is normal. (more...)
'Nawaz Sharif owned London properties while holding office' 'Nawaz Sharif owned London properties while holding office'
- May 03, 2018

Imran Dogar, the IO said that Sharif was the actual owner of the Avenfield properties since 1993, adding that he purchased them through offshore companies - Nielsen and Nescoll Ltd, The Dawn reported. The former premier, along with his daughter Maryam Nawaz appeared before the accountability court in Islamabad for the Avenfield reference hearing which is nearing an end. (more...)
EPFO says Aadhaar data is safe EPFO says Aadhaar data is safe
- May 03, 2018

It said the report is related to the services through CSC and not about EPFO software or data centre. The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation ( EPFO ) on Wednesday said it had discontinued services provided through Common Service Centres (CSC), "pending vulnerability checks". (more...)
18 students of Naxal-affected Dantewada clear JEE Mains 18 students of Naxal-affected Dantewada clear JEE Mains
- May 03, 2018

It is very important to crack the examination because those who qualify in the exam are eligible for the JEE Advanced exam. The starting date for the application process for the JEE Advanced 2018 exam started on May 2nd. The official website is www.jeeadv.ac.in. Congratulations to all the candidates who scored good percentage of marks. The JEE Advanced 2018 will be organized in two shifts by IIT, Kanpur in computer-based mode. (more...)
SC asks Centre to apprise it on setting up Cauvery Management Board SC asks Centre to apprise it on setting up Cauvery Management Board
- May 03, 2018

The apex court posted Tamil Nadu's petition for framing of scheme for release of Cauvery water as per the February 16 judgment for hearing on Tuesday. The Supreme Court had cut 14.75 thousand million cubic feet of water from Tamil Nadu and allocated it to Karnataka, increasing its share of Cauvery water from 270 to 284.75 thousand million cubic feet. (more...)
Deadly dust storms kill dozens in India Deadly dust storms kill dozens in India
- May 03, 2018

But ANI reported that the accidents occurred because dust storm along with heavy rains lashed the state in the evening. The storm swept across Delhi too, but no loss or damages have been reported from the national capital. A person who was travelling in a auto died after a tree fell on the vehicle in Alwar city. They were rushed to Hindaun City's government hospital. He also said that no laxity will be tolerated in providing succour to the needy. (more...)
Unnao Rape Case: Victim's Mother Files Plea in Allahabad High Court Unnao Rape Case: Victim's Mother Files Plea in Allahabad High Court
- May 03, 2018

Meanwhile, the CBI today submitted to the court its progress report in a sealed envelope. Earlier, despite instruction by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on June 4, 2017, then police officers did not heed to the issues of the rape accused and even medical examination of the accused was not conducted. (more...)
Chinese FM Wang Yi arrives in DPRK Chinese FM Wang Yi arrives in DPRK
- May 03, 2018

The releases would meet some of the US's demands for North Korea to demonstrate sincerity before a historic meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un - something that John Bolton, Trump's hawkish national security adviser, reiterated during an interview on Fox News on Sunday. (more...)
North Korea preparing to release U.S. detainees: activist North Korea preparing to release U.S. detainees: activist
- May 03, 2018

North Korea has long used the first term, and has argued it can disarm only when the United States withdraws its 28,500 troops from South Korea and removes its so-called "nuclear umbrella" security commitment to South Korea and Japan. In addition to torture and strenuous physical activity forced on prisoners at labor camps, those imprisoned for hostile acts against the juche philosophy undergo ideological "education" to erase their counterrevolutionary feelings. (more...)
Tourists warned about feeding kangaroos after vicious attacks Tourists warned about feeding kangaroos after vicious attacks
- May 03, 2018

The latest attacks by kangaroos on visitors at a hospital site in Australia's New South Wales state fueled calls for more warnings about feeding or approaching the animals, local media reported on Wednesday. Taronga Zoo spokesman Nicholas De Vos says kangaroos that attack aren't targeting tourists. "We do supply transport from Morisset station to the kangaroos for viewing and pictures only, we advise of the dangers that can lead to getting too close to these animals and we strongly advise ... (more...)
Polls Open For Local Elections Across England Polls Open For Local Elections Across England
- May 03, 2018

More than 4,000 seats are being contested in around 150 councils, including all 32 London boroughs. In Hackney, Lewisham, Newham, Tower Hamlets and Watford, voters are also deciding who they want to be their borough's mayor, so people in those areas will be handed two ballot papers. (more...)
Simon Property Group (SPG) Shares Sold by Daiwa Securities Group Inc
- May 03, 2018

About 994,672 shares traded or 26.41% up from the average. Shares of Simon Property Group stock traded down $0.55 on Wednesday , reaching $159.19. Alles Mark J had bought 3,260 shares worth $299,594. Jcsd Capital Llc, which manages about $119.78 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Franklin Financial Network by 12,400 shares to 223,003 shares, valued at $7.60M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. (more...)
Three Americans held in North Korea will be released Three Americans held in North Korea will be released
- May 03, 2018

Kim Dong-chul, a South Korea-born American pastor, has been detained in the North since 2015 when he was arrested for spying. The reclusive nation, which has been warming up to Trump in recent weeks amid an upcoming summit, is planning to release three American prisoners just before or during the summit, according to multiple media sources. (more...)
Tamil Nadu boy kills self over dad's alcoholism Tamil Nadu boy kills self over dad's alcoholism
- May 03, 2018

Balakrishnan said that at least now, the government should act and close the shops in a phased manner. He was preparing for the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET). His body was sent to the Tirunelveli Medical College for postmortem. A suicide note was recovered from his possession, wherein he appealed to PM Modi and CM Edappadi K Palaniswami to take steps to close all the liquor shops in the state. (more...)
House explodes at scene of standoff House explodes at scene of standoff
- May 03, 2018

Freda told a reporter with FOX 61, a building behind the man's residence was possibly booby-trapped to explode. Six North Haven cops were reported injured in the incident. The explosion happened Wednesday night in North Haven. The explosion occurred at a house on Quinnipiac Avenue near Orient Lane and earlier Wednesday night North Haven police had urged people to avoid the area. (more...)
Trump accuser seeks 'Apprentice' recordings as evidence for defamation case Trump accuser seeks 'Apprentice' recordings as evidence for defamation case
- May 03, 2018

Those outtakes were the focus of searches by much of the national media in the US during the election, with many fixated on what Trump may have said. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and the Beverly Hills Hotel have not yet responded to the subpoenas. (more...)

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