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'Embarrassing' - UK MP on her experience at new Islamabad Airport 'Embarrassing' - UK MP on her experience at new Islamabad Airport
- May 04, 2018

The grumbles on the cyberspace proved true when UK's Labour Party politician shared her experience being at the airport and termed it "embarrassing". The passengers at the airport had to wait in line for a long time to claim their luggage and started climbing onto the conveyor belt to retrieve their belongings. (more...)
Kings XI are favourites vs battered MI Kings XI are favourites vs battered MI
- May 04, 2018

A flurry of runs is expected in today's match as Punjab would be facing one of the weakest bowling attacks of IPL 2018. Captain Rohit Sharma's bat has been slammed in one or two games. Karun Nair has also been impressive after 186 runs from six innings but veteran Yuvraj Singh, Aaron Finch and Mayank Agarwal are yet to make their presence felt in the middle. (more...)
Mexican Asylum Seekers Complain About 'Caravan' Migrants Getting All The Attention Mexican Asylum Seekers Complain About 'Caravan' Migrants Getting All The Attention
- May 04, 2018

Pueblo Sin Fronteras , or People Without Borders, which organized and guided the journey, said 70 people from the caravan were among those who crossed Thursday into the San Ysidro, California, port of entry near San Diego. President Donald Trump isn't the only one angry with Central American migrants encamped outside a USA port of entry on the southwest border, awaiting their chance to apply for asylum. (more...)
Devastated mom breaks down at kidnapper's sentencing hearing Devastated mom breaks down at kidnapper's sentencing hearing
- May 04, 2018

During a sentencing hearing in Jacksonville, Shanara said she considered suicide almost every day for 18 years. Shanara also spoke about the heartache of seeing Williams" number in Kamiyah's phone as "mom'. The ruse began falling apart two years ago when the girl tried to get a driver's license but didn't have a valid birth certificate. Manigo raised the girl together with Williams and shared custody after they split. (more...)
Jinnah portrait row: AMU, Jamia students protest in Delhi Jinnah portrait row: AMU, Jamia students protest in Delhi
- May 04, 2018

Aligarh district magistrate Chandra Bhushan Singh announced the suspension of Internet services from 2 pm to Friday midnight to curb inflammatory messages related to the Jinnah controversy being widely shared on social media. The outfit's general secretary PK Mull said they have been seeking the removal of Jinnah's portrait only in a non-violent manner. The campus, meanwhile, has virtually been converted into a fortress with Rapid Action Force (RAF) and police deployed all over and tension ... (more...)
BJP manifesto released, reaches out to farmers BJP manifesto released, reaches out to farmers
- May 04, 2018

With an eye on returning to power in Karnataka, the BJP on Friday released its manifesto for the Assembly elections by promising free smartphones to poor women, free laptop to students entering college and visits to China and Israel by farmers. (more...)
Dust storm warning: UP CM Yogi Adityanath cuts short Karnataka campaign trip Dust storm warning: UP CM Yogi Adityanath cuts short Karnataka campaign trip
- May 04, 2018

Aditynatah's preference for electoral politics at a time when he, as the state's chief minister, should have been visiting the affected families to wipe their tears is bound to be deemed insensitive. "CM ko Karnataka ka chunao prachar chorkar turant UP ana chahiye tha. I am sure he will return soon and attend to his work there", he said. The UP CM drew flak from the opposition for campaigning in Karnataka for the upcoming assembly elections while the dust storm caused destruction in his state. (more...)
Janardhana Reddy Can't Campaign In Ballari For Karnataka Polls Janardhana Reddy Can't Campaign In Ballari For Karnataka Polls
- May 04, 2018

Reddy's counsel told the court that he wanted to cast his vote as well, and hence the bail conditions should be relaxed to let him visit Bellary for 10 days. However, on Wednesday, he was seen just outside the district, campaigning for his friend V Sriramulu, the BJP candidate in Molakalmuru . Pointing out that even Modi contested from two" constituencies - Varanasi and Vadodara - in the 2014 Lok Sabha " elections, the Chief Minister told the Prime Minister to worry about his party not ... (more...)
Temperatures set to reach 25C on May Day — BBC Weather forecast Temperatures set to reach 25C on May Day — BBC Weather forecast
- May 04, 2018

Met Office forecaster Sophie Yeomans said a record-breaking weekend could not be ruled out. After a cold and wet start to the week, the odds are the long weekend will be warm and pleasant, with the mercury likely to rise to the 26C or 27C by Bank Holiday Monday, the highest on record. (more...)
Al-Shabab kills four in Kenya Al-Shabab kills four in Kenya
- May 04, 2018

Charles Owino , National police spokesman confirmed the killings. He said 33 others were rescued following the incident. He said police there had been reports of the attacks for the past week, "There was word around about an impending attack but no one knew exactly where ". (more...)
Chris Jericho Returns To New Japan Pro-Wrestling Chris Jericho Returns To New Japan Pro-Wrestling
- May 04, 2018

Instead, the angle was left unresolved and Jericho seemed to be done with New Japan. What did you think about Jericho's return to NJPW? Now, PW Insider's Mike Johnson reports that Jericho isn't done with NJPW after all. The "Tranquilo" star was decked by "Y2J" at this year's New Year Dash just a night removed from their separate spirited displays in Wrestle Kingdom 12's blockbuster main events. (more...)
Turkey Prices Near Record High Add to Rate Hike Expectations Turkey Prices Near Record High Add to Rate Hike Expectations
- May 04, 2018

The Turkish government announced this week a $6 billion social reform and debt restructuring package. The elections, which have been brought forward by 15 months to June 24, could ease market uncertainty in Turkey, the Turkish minister noted. (more...)
Trump confirms 'reimbursement' under porn star deal Trump confirms 'reimbursement' under porn star deal
- May 04, 2018

I don't think so, not if they want to stay out of jail. "These are busy people". The money was allegedly to pay her to keep quiet about the affair she says she and Trump had in 2006. "They're going to have to convince us", Giuliani said of the chances of the interview and his concerns over objectivity. Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti said he was "stunned" by Giuliani's claim that Trump knew about the payment. (more...)
Congress, NCP ink pact for 3 bypolls, 6 council seats in Maha Congress, NCP ink pact for 3 bypolls, 6 council seats in Maha
- May 04, 2018

The NCP and the Congress will contest the Bhandara-Gondia and Palghar Lok Sabha constituencies, respectively. Raigad-Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg seats, which the party is holding now, besides Latur-Beed-Osmanabad seat. Representatives from local authorities (like zila parishads and municipalities) will vote in these elections. As per their seat sharing formula, Nashik, Raigad-Ratnagiri-Sindudurg and Parabhani seats will be contested by the Shiv Sena candidates while Osmanabd-Latur-Beed, Amravthi ... (more...)
Oklahoma Senate passes permit-less carry bill Oklahoma Senate passes permit-less carry bill
- May 04, 2018

The bill now heads to the desk of Gov. Mary Fallin (R). Many Democratic lawmakers were aghast at the bill, with Democratic senator Kevin Matthews pointing out that state residents need a license to drive a auto. Dahm maintained the right to bear arms is addressed in the Second Amendment and that driving is not a constitutional right. It also eliminates the training requirement for persons carrying a firearm in the state of Oklahoma. (more...)
China exempts import tariffs for 28 drugs China exempts import tariffs for 28 drugs
- May 04, 2018

The move followed a statement released after an executive meeting of the State Council on April 12 which said that import tariffs on all common drugs including cancer drugs, cancer alkaloid-based drugs, and imported traditional Chinese medicine will be exempt from May 1. (more...)
ATC acquitted Imran Khan in SSP Asmatullah Junejo attack case ATC acquitted Imran Khan in SSP Asmatullah Junejo attack case
- May 04, 2018

Imran also called out Nawaz's daughter Maryam for being a false champion of women's rights. Talking to media in accountability court, Nawaz Sharif said that those who have done nothing are attending the judicial proceedings and Imran Khan got released without appearance. (more...)
Nigerian President Buhari dodges awkward question at White House Nigerian President Buhari dodges awkward question at White House
- May 04, 2018

According to President Buhari, the information that Christians were being killed in Nigeria was untrue as similar incident that happened in the Benue Church, where two priests lost their lives, also happened in the South East and the North, where the herdsmen were alleged to have been behind the killings. (more...)
Drug case against United States actress to go ahead Drug case against United States actress to go ahead
- May 04, 2018

Thursday a preliminary hearing was held in Virginia to determine whether the case would be allowed to go forward. A grand jury will hear the case June 11 and if they decide to indict the actress, she will likely face an arraignment in circuit court on June 12. (more...)
Fire in Mumbai's Todi Mill Compound, no Casualties Reported Fire in Mumbai's Todi Mill Compound, no Casualties Reported
- May 04, 2018

This content is restricted to site members. No casualty or injury was reported in the mishap. Fire brigade as well as @MumbaiPolice staff is on the spot. Current status: Fire fighting is underway as of 11:20 am and the fire has been contained to 2-3 units inside the compound. Further details area awaited. (more...)
2 killed, 5 missing after quake hits Johannesburg gold mine 2 killed, 5 missing after quake hits Johannesburg gold mine
- May 04, 2018

The seismic event, which occurred at about 13:30, caused a fall of ground in an operating stope, according to a statement by the mining company. "At this same Masakhane Shaft, a mineworker perished after a mine accident in February". Contact was made with six workers earlier on Thursday and two two were brought to surface safely, the firm said, but one of them regretfully succumbed to his injuries and passed away. (more...)
Government searching for emergency accommodation for homeless Government searching for emergency accommodation for homeless
- May 04, 2018

Overall, Housing First for more than 1,450 houses is expected to cost $63.4m, and this winter about $37.1m will go to securing additional transitional homes, short-term contracted motels units and Housing First places in Tauranga, Christchurch and Wellington. (more...)
Two arrested in connection with murder of Liga Skromane in India Two arrested in connection with murder of Liga Skromane in India
- May 04, 2018

The younger sister of the deceased had lodged a missing person complaint the same day. The accused - Umesh, and Udayan, are locals, who live close to Kovalam beach where the woman's body was found. "The accused then tried to make it look like suicide by hanging her body to a natural creeper", the officer said. He also lauded his officers who had cracked the case working 24x7 and said all those connected with the " probe would be given the DGP's special award. (more...)
Illegal constructions were carried out in Cong rule: Himachal CM Illegal constructions were carried out in Cong rule: Himachal CM
- May 04, 2018

Police officials said the accused, who was not using his mobile phone since the murder, had shaved off his moustache and tonsured his head to hide his identity. On May 1, Assistant Town Planner Shaila Bala Sharma was shot dead by Narayani Guest House owner Vijay Singh during the Supreme Court-ordered demolition drive. (more...)
Will play a role in Korean peninsula peace process: China Will play a role in Korean peninsula peace process: China
- May 04, 2018

South Korean President Moon Jae-in today set up a government commission to implement the agreements reached at his recent meeting with the leader of the Democratic People " s Republic of Korea (DPRK), Kim Jong-un. The new committee is based on an earlier interagency organization established to help prepare for the symbolic summit between the leaders of South and North Korea held last week at the border truce village of Panmunjom. (more...)
BJP'S two-time Jayanagar MLA, BN Vijaykumar no more BJP'S two-time Jayanagar MLA, BN Vijaykumar no more
- May 04, 2018

He was a bachelor. Dr CN Manjunath, director, Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, told TNIE, "He was brought to Jayadeva last evening around 7 pm in an unresponsive state, he was pulseless". He had joined BJP in 1990 and had been elected as an MLA twice. Kumar, who was seeking re-election for third time, collapsed during his election campaign on Thursday evening. (more...)
Oregon Horse Files $100000 Suit Against Former Owner for Neglect Oregon Horse Files $100000 Suit Against Former Owner for Neglect
- May 04, 2018

The Animal Legal Defense Fund in Portland has filed suit against former owner Gwendolyn Vercher, 51, of Cornelius on behalf of the horse. She said Justice should be allowed to recover the costs of damages for pain and suffering, just as a human victim would. (more...)
Man's body found behind wall of women's restroom in Calgary mall Man's body found behind wall of women's restroom in Calgary mall
- May 04, 2018

Birks said the sex and identity of the body are also unknown at this stage and police are continuing their investigation. Officers believe the man entered the women's bathroom alone on the evening of April 27, according to a statement . "As the victim's death is considered accidental, no further information can be released". People dined in the food court metres away from the washroom, which had a yellow caution ribbon strung across the entrance, and officers could be seen ducking in and ... (more...)
Sidney Crosby appeared to spit on Capitals player, and Barry Trotz agrees Sidney Crosby appeared to spit on Capitals player, and Barry Trotz agrees
- May 04, 2018

Wilson explained the hit as being the result of Dumoulin's last-second maneuver. The NHL department of player safety determined that Wilson's contact with Dumoulin was not considered an illegal check to the head. "I 100 percent agree with [penalizing] the hits to the head that are unnecessary, are directly targeted and you can tell they're targeted". They've won because of star power and style. (more...)
GOP senator says CNN report makes Trump claim about Jackson allegations 'false' GOP senator says CNN report makes Trump claim about Jackson allegations 'false'
- May 04, 2018

At the same time, along with leading the opposition to Jackson, Tester opposed the nomination of Mike Pompeo, who was confirmed last week as secretary of state in a 57-42 vote. "The bear was mad". One of his first major legislative accomplishments was a successful floor amendment that increased the mileage reimbursement rates for veterans who traveled for medical care. (more...)

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