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OAU Shut Down by Osun Government over alleged N1.8b Tax Evasion OAU Shut Down by Osun Government over alleged N1.8b Tax Evasion
- May 03, 2018

The officials subsequently sealed the main gate of the school, leaving the pedestrian gate unlocked. The Public Relations Officer of the university, Abiodun Olarewaju, told newsmen that the state government and the university had an agreement which the institution was complying with. (more...)
Did the NRA Ban Guns at Their Own Leadership Forum? Did the NRA Ban Guns at Their Own Leadership Forum?
- May 03, 2018

The NRA, on its Twitter feed, said Trump would join Vice President Mike Pence at the group's annual "Leadership Forum" in Dallas, Texas. After all, they have all these good guys with guns to protect them. "But we also support the Second Amendment and strongly support it, and don't see there to be a problem with speaking at the National Rifle Association's meeting". (more...)
Pork Roll-Flavored Ice Cream Churning At Windy Brow Farms Pork Roll-Flavored Ice Cream Churning At Windy Brow Farms
- May 03, 2018

Taylor ham is a processed pork loaf, somewhere in between Canadian bacon and Spam, and is a fundamental part of Jersey cuisine. You see, I was about to be introduced to a staple of life in New Jersey (and also Philadelphia and NY, but mostly New Jersey, let's be honest): Taylor ham-otherwise known as pork roll. (more...)
French PM trolled for calling Australian First lady 'delicious' French PM trolled for calling Australian First lady 'delicious'
- May 03, 2018

Others felt he may have slipped up in his use of English, since the French word for delicious - delicieux - also translates as "delightful". Recordings of the exchange quickly confirmed that Mr Macron had referred to Mrs Lucy Hughes Turnbull, recipient of the order of Australia and chief of the Greater Sydney Commission, as "delicious". (more...)
Man breaks the Guinness World Record for surfing the largest wave Man breaks the Guinness World Record for surfing the largest wave
- May 03, 2018

A Brazilian surfer rode a monster wave off Portugal to set a world record. Last weekend, the WSL Big Wave Awards took place at the Red Bull Headquarters in Santa Monica, and while none of our local surfers came away with a prize, Portugal's Rodrigo Koxa not only won the Quiksilver XXL Biggest Wave award, but was also graced with a Guinness World Record . (more...)
European Commission sees Czech 2018 economic growth at 3.4 percent European Commission sees Czech 2018 economic growth at 3.4 percent
- May 03, 2018

It added: "Consumption and investment are the main growth drivers, supported by fast wage growth, strong consumer confidence and European Union structural funds". "Overall, investment is projected to contribute more strongly to growth than in recent years", the report underscores. Tourism is projected to continue posting strong figures, also on account of growing arrivals outside of the main season thanks to sizeable investment in the hotel sector in recent years. (more...)
'No credible evidence' of Iran nuclear weapons program after 2009: IAEA 'No credible evidence' of Iran nuclear weapons program after 2009: IAEA
- May 03, 2018

According to Ravid, Netanyahu briefed President Trump in March on the capture of the Iranian "nuclear archive" by the Mossad. It is because the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)-the multilateral nuclear agreement that restricts Iran's nuclear program and that the Israeli prime minister has been trying hard to kill-has drained Netanyahu's bomb. (more...)
Convicted Oregon Sex-Offender Loose after California RV Chase Convicted Oregon Sex-Offender Loose after California RV Chase
- May 03, 2018

The orchard was cordoned off and searched for several hours, but authorities found no trace of Houk - who is considered by police to be armed and unsafe, according to a release from Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department press release. Later, Houk's wife told deputies that he had assaulted her earlier that morning and pointed a loaded gun at her. That afternoon, detectives from the Major Crimes Bureau of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department in the mid-Wilshire district of Los ... (more...)
New Zealand ponder playing in Pakistan New Zealand ponder playing in Pakistan
- May 03, 2018

A spokesman of the NZC board informed that now the New Zealand Cricket is considering the request of the PCB and is consulting with the security providers, the players and the government. The match was played at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore . However, Cricket Australia said it had no plans to play in Pakistan. A CA spokesman said quoting Australian Associated Press that the safety and security of the Australian players is the number one preference of the Cricket Australia. (more...)
Trump Comments On World Cup Bid Support Again Trump Comments On World Cup Bid Support Again
- May 03, 2018

The extent of the windfall is outlined in a letter from FIFA President Gianni Infantino to members of his ruling council, which has been seen by The Associated Press ahead of crucial meetings that could reshape the world's biggest sport. U.S. last host the tournament in 1994 where Brazil emerged victor after beating Italy on penalties after the full regulation period had ended goalless. (more...)
Red Flag Warning for all of WNY Red Flag Warning for all of WNY
- May 03, 2018

During red flag warnings, outdoor burning should be avoided altogether. The National Weather Service in Buffalo on Wednesday issued a rare "red flag warning", the first in three years, discouraging residents throughout Western New York from conducting controlled fires such as burn piles. (more...)
Just In: Dino Melaye Granted Bail By Abuja Court Just In: Dino Melaye Granted Bail By Abuja Court
- May 03, 2018

Ibrahim Idris , has yet again failed to appear before the Senate today. Senator Dino Melaye was arraigned quietly today by the police in a chief magistrate's court in Wuse Zone II district of Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. Ahmed Lawan, Majority Leader, and Abu Ibrahim , Chairman of the Committee on Police Affairs, were tasked with discussing the matter with the Executive. (more...)
Sweden admits to ripping off the recipe for Turkish meatballs Sweden admits to ripping off the recipe for Turkish meatballs
- May 03, 2018

Sweden's official Twitter account admitted the national favourite dish is in fact Turkish. The Anadoly Agency and other Turkish news outlets immediately lauded the announcement as a "confession", noting that King Charles XII of Sweden also brought stuffed cabbage ( kåldolmar ) and roasted coffee back from Istanbul in the 18th century. (more...)
Abe: Japan supports Iran deal Abe: Japan supports Iran deal
- May 03, 2018

The ambassador denied Iran would restart any nuclear weapons production. But it did not send the revised document to those who had been sent the original, erroneous declaration. The deal that was made was made on things that weren't accurate. Trump has long called the pact (signed between Iran and the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, plus the European Union) "the worst ever". (more...)
Molson Coors shares have worst day in 13 years Molson Coors shares have worst day in 13 years
- May 03, 2018

The company has a market cap of $16,237.83, a PE ratio of 16.35, a P/E/G ratio of 1.68 and a beta of 0.81. The stock saw a move of -14.55% during the latest trading session. Cypress Grp reported 0.08% stake. Profund Advisors Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.11% of its portfolio in Teradyne, Inc. 6,135 are held by Griffin Asset. (more...)
Turkey's opposition creating coalition at parliamentary election Turkey's opposition creating coalition at parliamentary election
- May 03, 2018

Gul, a founding member of Erdogan's ruling party, briefly served as Turkey's prime minister following elections that brought the party to power in 2002. This Friday, the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) is expected to unveil its candidate. Leader of the Turkish Good party Meral Aksener has officially submitted an application to the Supreme Election Council on May 2 for the registration of her candidacy in the Turkish presidential election. (more...)
104-year-old Australian scientist travels to Switzerland to end his life 104-year-old Australian scientist travels to Switzerland to end his life
- May 03, 2018

I don't know whether they would be successful or whether it's just a threat, ' Nitschke said. He said he might as well skip this stage in his life where things get "worse and worse" and make him "unhappy as it goes". Goodall is an honorary research associate at Edith Cowan University in the West Australian capital of Perth . Although he does not have a terminal illness, he has argued that his quality of life has deteriorated sufficiently to merit voluntary euthanasia. (more...)
NY Gov. Cuomo Remains Ahead of Actress Cynthia Nixon in Poll NY Gov. Cuomo Remains Ahead of Actress Cynthia Nixon in Poll
- May 03, 2018

Nonetheless, Ms. Nixon has mounted an aggressive primary challenge to Mr. Cuomo, where she's attacked eloquent and personal terms whilst rolling out several gaudy advanced policy suggestions, including contacting for the legalization of leisure marijuana from NY, also for the nation to utilize 100 percent renewable electricity sources by 2050. (more...)
Prepare for rain: Storm chances increase through Friday Prepare for rain: Storm chances increase through Friday
- May 03, 2018

Ahead of the severe weather it will suddenly feel like summer for the Midwest and Northeast. " Very large hail over 2.0" in diameter, damaging wind gusts greater than 70 miles per hour and tornadoes will be possible across the Central Plains. (more...)
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...)

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