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Ekiti APC Primaries: Committee Confident Of Successful Exercise Ekiti APC Primaries: Committee Confident Of Successful Exercise
- May 06, 2018

We believe in the tenets of democracy and that we demonstrate the openness in the congresses across the country, particularly, I can speak emphatically on Lagos. "When they saw that I was the one being called, they started feeling the heat and they were determined to disrupt it", he said. We have had leadership discussions. (more...)
Unidentified armed men abduct six Indians in Afghanistan; Taliban involvement suspected Unidentified armed men abduct six Indians in Afghanistan; Taliban involvement suspected
- May 06, 2018

The reason behind the kidnapping is still unknown or whether a ransom has been sought, Reuters reported. The kidnapping of locals for purposes of extortion is common in Afghanistan amid rampant poverty and rising unemployment. (more...)
Stormy Daniels mocks fake Trump on SNL Stormy Daniels mocks fake Trump on SNL
- May 06, 2018

Colbert continued: "Trump might want to start praying himself because he's got some problems ". Saturday Night Live came back from hiatus over the weekend with one of the biggest Cold Opens in recent memory. "Did you misspeak or did people not interpret what you were saying?" I gave them the opportunity of a lifetime and despite what they have put me through, I don't regret it. (more...)
Iraq strikes Daesh positions in Syria Iraq strikes Daesh positions in Syria
- May 06, 2018

The Iraqi air force has since a year ago carried out a number of strikes against the militant group in Syria, with the approval of the Syrian regime of President Bashar Al Assad and the US-led coalition fighting ISIS. We will remind that on may 3, carrier strike group naval forces of the United States of America led by the nuclear aircraft carrier Harry S. Truman began to conduct air operations against ISIS in Syria. (more...)
Lebanon holds 1st parliamentary elections in 9 Decades Lebanon holds 1st parliamentary elections in 9 Decades
- May 06, 2018

About 3.6 million registered voters are expected to vote in Sunday's parliamentary elections for the first time since 2009, after the current parliament extended its term twice, citing political instability in the country. An electoral reform introduced a proportional correction to the majority system that had been in force, a system that guaranteed various political-confessional groups absolute control over their territories. (more...)
Namaz should be offered inside mosques rather than public spaces: Haryana CM Namaz should be offered inside mosques rather than public spaces: Haryana CM
- May 06, 2018

The CM, who will leave for Israel and United Kingdom today, however, acknowledged that it was the state's duty to maintain law and order while saying there had been an increase in instances of namaz being offered in the open. There were disruptions to namaz at Wazirabad, Atul Kataria Chowk, Cyber Park, Bakhtawar Chowk and at South City, the police said. The Samiti comprises 12 Hindu groups , which include Bajrang Dal, Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Shiv Sena, Hindu Jagran Manch and Akhil Bharatiya ... (more...)
Malaysia: Weapons used by al-Batash assassins found Malaysia: Weapons used by al-Batash assassins found
- May 06, 2018

The investigation led the police to a van used by the two suspects before they fled the country, Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun announced at a press conference. It is considered a terrorist organization by the United States and the European Union. The Minister of internal Affairs of Malaysia Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said that after studying the data of the preliminary investigation of the murder of a Palestinian engineer and a scientist Fadi al-Batsh, he did not rule out ... (more...)
PM Modi-Xi Jinping summit a 'good thing': White House PM Modi-Xi Jinping summit a 'good thing': White House
- May 06, 2018

It was China that had stood by Pakistan on the Azhar Masood issue while defending Pakistan's record on tackling terrorism, even as Beijing had stonewalled India's entry to the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) since it wanted Pakistan too to be admitted to the grouping. (more...)
Djibouti backs Morocco's decision to cut ties with Iran Djibouti backs Morocco's decision to cut ties with Iran
- May 06, 2018

He added that what Iran has done to Morocco through its alliance with Hezbollah is the "best proof of that". Meanwhile, Hezbollah has refuted the allegations in a statement , saying, "It is regrettable that Morocco is resorting to pressure from the U.S., Israel and Saudi Arabia to direct these false accusations". (more...)
Malaysian police stop tanker full of migrants heading to New Zealand Malaysian police stop tanker full of migrants heading to New Zealand
- May 06, 2018

Human trafficking explained in a minute. The arrested group is now being questioned by the Malaysian Police. "This syndicate has been operating because mid-2017 and it has global connections across Sri Lanka, Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and Malaysia ", Fuzi stated. (more...)
J&K: 5 militants killed in encounter with security forces J&K: 5 militants killed in encounter with security forces
- May 06, 2018

Security forces in Jammu-Kashmir killed five Hizbul Mujahideen militants on Sunday during an encounter at Badigam village in Shopian . Bhat's involvement with militancy began sometime late afternoon on Friday and ended after he was trapped in a security forces cordon at Badigam in Shopian late last night, making him a terrorist with possibly the shortest active time in militancy in the state. (more...)
Georgia inmate to be executed Friday after clemency denied Georgia inmate to be executed Friday after clemency denied
- May 06, 2018

Butts was convicted of murdering Donovan Parks southeast of Atlanta, according to court records. Butts, sentenced to death November 21, 1998, is set to be executed Friday at 7 p.m. Butts and an accomplice, Marion Wilson, carjacked Parks and Wilson pulled the victim by his tie out of the vehicle and onto the pavement. Prosecutors have said Butts fired the fatal shot. (more...)
Sheriff: Georgia man who shot two 'idolized' Parkland shooter Sheriff: Georgia man who shot two 'idolized' Parkland shooter
- May 06, 2018

During a press conference, Hall County Sheriff Gerald Crouch said that Harbour was well-armed with at least five guns and more than 3,000 rounds of ammunition. Deputies also searched the Snellville home Harbour shared with his parents and found disturbing handwritten notes. "He called Nikolas Cruz a, 'hero, ' and said Cruz gave him, 'courage and confidence'". (more...)
Paul McCartney Receives Companion of Honour at Palace Paul McCartney Receives Companion of Honour at Palace
- May 06, 2018

Rowling, and actor Sir Ian McKellen . The 75-year-old songwriter, bass player and singer received a knighthood 21 years ago. Speaking about the honour, he said: "A lot of people I don't know wrote letters saying, 'Congratulations, it's about time, ' but for me the time is when it arrives, and that's now. (more...)
Harley-Davidson Inc (HOG) Position Increased by Alliancebernstein LP Harley-Davidson Inc (HOG) Position Increased by Alliancebernstein LP
- May 06, 2018

During the first quarter, the company continued progress on its 2027 objectives: build 2 million new riders in the USA, grow its worldwide business to 50 percent of annual volume, launch 100 new high impact motorcycles and do so profitably and sustainably. (more...)
Marry off daughters early to stop 'love jihad', says BJP lawmaker Marry off daughters early to stop 'love jihad', says BJP lawmaker
- May 06, 2018

Parmar, during an event to promote skill development, claimed that ending the practice of child marriage is responsible for girls eloping and the issue of " love jihad " which refers to girls converting to Islam after falling in love with Muslim men. (more...)
Home ministry issues storm warning for several states including Odisha Home ministry issues storm warning for several states including Odisha
- May 06, 2018

Heavy rains are very likely at isolated places in Assam, Meghalaya and Tripura. Dust storms are very likely at isolated places in UP and Rajasthan on Saturday and Sunday. Satellite images have shown wind pressure developing in parts of Rajasthan, which may lead to high-intensity winds and dust storm . It is reported that the sandstorm claimed the lives of 121 persons in the States of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh, 21 people were killed in the South as a result ... (more...)
Sony dates Peter Rabbit sequel Sony dates Peter Rabbit sequel
- May 06, 2018

The live-action/animation hybrid scored an impressive 4.5x multiple off of its $25M bow. The movie based on the stories of Peter Rabbit created by Beatrix Potte, with Rob Lieber and Gluck penning an original story and screenplay for it. (more...)
Sealed Air Corporation (SEE) Analysts See $0.50 EPS on May, 3
- May 06, 2018

Sealed Air Corporation had 53 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, January 25 BMO Capital Markets maintained Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE ) rating. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 5,950,396 shares of the industrial products company's stock worth $293,354,000 after buying an additional 1,563,213 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Unified MQM factions hold joint rally at Liaquatabad Unified MQM factions hold joint rally at Liaquatabad
- May 06, 2018

MQM-P's PIB faction head Farooq Sattar, on his turn, said that MQM-P's voters have the power to keep its leadership united and they are enough to scare away all the opponents of the party. "MQM ended the dark times themselves on August 22, 2016 and we will make sure that we do not let those times repeat", Shah said while referring to MQM founder Altaf Hussain's vitriolic "anti-Pakistan" speech and the attacks on media houses by party activists on August 22, 2016. (more...)
Woman damages 7-Eleven microwave after heating up urine inside Woman damages 7-Eleven microwave after heating up urine inside
- May 06, 2018

The officer responded by saying that people heat up food in that microwave, police say, but Sanchez argued that it was actually just fake pee. Aurora Police said Sanchez told them the substance was not real urine, and she didn't understand why police were called. (more...)
Six injured in flash floods in Turkish capital Ankara Six injured in flash floods in Turkish capital Ankara
- May 06, 2018

Videos showing a man desperately sitting on top of his auto, while the flood washed away several vehicles in Mamak's Boğaziçi neighborhood were proof of the unexpected natural disaster. A torrential flood has swept through a district in the Turkish capital of Ankara , sending vehicles downstream and damaging local businesses. Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım was briefed by the governor on the situation, state-run Anadolu Agency reported. (more...)
Flexion Therapeutics (FLXN) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
- May 06, 2018

The institutional investor held 338,607 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $8.48M, up from 144,331 at the end of the previous reported quarter. BMO Capital Markets restated an outperform rating and set a $36.00 target price (down from $37.00) on shares of Flexion Therapeutics in a report on Friday, March 9th. (more...)
Albuquerque women build homes for families in need Albuquerque women build homes for families in need
- May 06, 2018

Habitat for Humanity gathered more than 100 women volunteers to help build homes at Mesa del Rio Saturday. Three-in-five women say they can not afford to purchase a home that meets their family's needs in the neighborhood they want to live in, organizers say. (more...)
Trump promotes 'America First' in Ohio Trump promotes 'America First' in Ohio
- May 06, 2018

President Trump says people entering the USA illegally are taking advantage of "catch-and-release" policies and don't show up for their immigration court dates. Jim Renacci in the GOP bid to unseat Brown. Speaking at a business roundtable in Cleveland, Trump acknowledged that officials are working to fix certain areas of the nation's border controls, but said the USA needs "much more money". (more...)
Four people killed in horror vehicle crash in central Victoria Four people killed in horror vehicle crash in central Victoria
- May 06, 2018

The vehicle carrying the four women was travelling southbound on Ararat-St Arnaud Road when it collided with a auto travelling west bound on Bains Road, police said. Earlier, a woman died when a vehicle she was a passenger in left the road and crashed into a steep embankment off Melba Highway near Dixons Creek in the Yarra Valley at 3.30am on Saturday. (more...)
Karnataka elections: Farm thrust in BJP manifesto, Congress says copy of theirs Karnataka elections: Farm thrust in BJP manifesto, Congress says copy of theirs
- May 06, 2018

BJP also does not want to be behind Congress in terms of pleasing women. Now they've released another one and they have repeated things we have said", he said."They lie to people. "Here's what the BJP would do to the people of Karnataka if it had its way". And if the party has its way there could be 300 Mukhya Mantri Annapoorna Canteens in the state on the lines of the present government's Indira Canteens. (more...)
People 'barred from voting' in areas piloting ID trials People 'barred from voting' in areas piloting ID trials
- May 06, 2018

It is expected the result for two thirds of seats will be known by 8am, however 50 out of 150 councils being contested did not count overnight, meaning the result may not be clear for much of the day. However, local politicians have complained that voters were not told and have been turned away. Labour's spokeswoman for voter engagement, Cat Smith, said the introduction of the checks was "a sledgehammer to crack a nut", after the Electoral Commission watchdog only found 28 cases of ... (more...)
United States blasts China's demands to airlines United States blasts China's demands to airlines
- May 06, 2018

The White House condemned China's efforts to control how USA airlines refer to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao, calling the push to make them comply with Chinese standards "Orwellian nonsense". The Chinese agency pressed them to refer to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau on their websites in accordance with the standards of the Chinese Communist Party. (more...)
5th Republican announces plans to leave NY Senate 5th Republican announces plans to leave NY Senate
- May 06, 2018

Indiana, Missouri, West Virginia, North Dakota and Florida are certainly in play, but how are the other competitive Senate races holding up? Our current sense that the Senate could switch hands in any given election year would be no more , potentially emboldening the Republican majority to pass more conservative policies. (more...)

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