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Australian Government Budgets $500k for Blockchain Research Australian Government Budgets $500k for Blockchain Research
- May 09, 2018

The DTA will be using the funds between 2018-19 to investigate which sections of the government could benefit most from blockchain technology. "The cost of this measure will be met from within the existing resources of the Digital Transformation Agency", Budget documents say. (more...)
BJP conspiring to win Karnataka election: Congress on voter ID card raids BJP conspiring to win Karnataka election: Congress on voter ID card raids
- May 09, 2018

Modi , Jaitley, Advani too have capabilities to become Prime Mnister, Raut said. Wooing Dalits and deprived sections of voters for the May 12 assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday charged Congress with betraying and cheating the Dalits by not making senior leader Mallikarjun Kharge the Chief Minister in 2008 despite making a promise to that effect. (more...)
Global LonWorks Building Management System Market 2018 - Honeywell, Johnson Controls, Siemens, Schneider Global LonWorks Building Management System Market 2018 - Honeywell, Johnson Controls, Siemens, Schneider
- May 09, 2018

The in-depth study on the global Train Control & Management System (TCMS) market report adheres the significant facts of the industry. Complete Train Control and Management Systems research report is isolated according to product types , Segments, geographical zones, major key players Including: Alstom SA, Siemens AG, Bombardier Inc., Hitachi Ltd., Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Toshiba Corporation, Strukton Rail, Thales Group, EKE Group, General Electric. (more...)
Serena Williams' French Open hopes in doubt after Rome withdrawal Serena Williams' French Open hopes in doubt after Rome withdrawal
- May 09, 2018

With the French Open beginning just a week later, her hopes of competing at Roland Garros have been handed another blow as she continues her comeback from pregnancy. She won the Australian Open while pregnant and returned in February alongside her sister Venus in a US Fed Cup first-round tie. Williams hasn't played a clay-court match since 2016 when she was beaten in the French Open final by Garbine Muguruza. (more...)
UN chief UN chief "deeply concerned" by US decision to exit Iran nuclear deal
- May 09, 2018

At the Board of Governors meeting in March, IAEA chief Yukiya Amano had said Iran was abiding by the deal and IAEA inspectors had been given access to all sites and locations, upon request. Just in case USA sanctions linked to this agreement do kick in, the EU is weighing how to protect the interests of European businesses working with Iran. (more...)
Israel Orders Human Rights Watch Official Deported Israel Orders Human Rights Watch Official Deported
- May 09, 2018

A screenshot of the Israeli Strategic Affairs and Public Diplomacy Ministry document on the activities of Omar Shakir , which served as the basis for the government's May 7, 2018 decision to revoke his work visa. For nearly three decades the organization has had access to Israel and the West Bank. However, the legislation still gives the interior minister leeway in making exceptions. (more...)
Select Pueblo City Schools to reopen amid teacher strike Select Pueblo City Schools to reopen amid teacher strike
- May 09, 2018

During the strike , free lunches for Pueblo City Schools students will be available starting Monday from 11:30 a.m.to 12:30 p.m.at: Minnequa, Morton, Belmont, Baca and Beulah Heights Elementary Schools, the district announced. The strike became a reality this week, when the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment declined to intervene in the dispute between the district and teachers, as well as the Pueblo Paraprofessional Education. (more...)
McConnell Trolls Blankenship On Twitter After Primary Loss
- May 09, 2018

Patrick Morrisey came away with almost 35 percent of the vote to secure the West Virginia Republican nomination, while Blankenship received under 20 percent of the vote, coming in third overall. Mr. Blankenship based a major part of his campaign on attacking Mr. McConnell, widely seen among tea-party and Trump-loyal Republicans as the embodiment of the party's "Swamp" establishment. (more...)
Ex-CIA officer charged with conspiracy to commit espionage Ex-CIA officer charged with conspiracy to commit espionage
- May 09, 2018

A court affidavit states that in 2012, Lee traveled from Hong Kong with his family to Northern Virginia. Lee made unexplained cash deposits and lied during voluntary interviews with U.S. Agents found two books containing handwritten notes that contained classified information - including, but not limited to - true names and phone numbers of assets and covert Central Intelligence Agency employees, operational notes from asset meetings, operational meeting locations and locations of covert ... (more...)
These Pa. public high schools are among the best in the nation These Pa. public high schools are among the best in the nation
- May 09, 2018

This school in Milford is ranked 49th among more than 600 Pennsylvania high schools. The Tucson Unified School District's University High School placed 27th in the country, according to the study, down from 15th a year ago. MA is home to the largest percentage of schools that earned gold and silver medals from U.S. News, which are awarded based on students' graduation rate, college readiness, and test scores. (more...)
Lalu Prasad Yadav granted 5-day parole Lalu Prasad Yadav granted 5-day parole
- May 09, 2018

The report also suggests that the former chief minister was granted parole after Ranchi Superintendent of Police and Jharkhand advocate general gave a no-objection certificate. Lalu's lawyer and a close aide confirmed that the RJD chief, convicted in 3 fodder scam cases, will be attending the wedding of son Tej Pratap Yadav with Aishwarya Roy, daughter of party legislator Chandrika Rai, on May 12 in Patna . (more...)
Denver Mayor's Son Mouths Off During Traffic Stop Denver Mayor's Son Mouths Off During Traffic Stop
- May 09, 2018

The Denver mayor's 22-year-old son cursed out a police officer from a neighboring city and threatened to get him fired during a traffic stop in March, according to a body camera video obtained by TV station Denver7. Both father and son have faced scrutiny in the past. Hancock, a Democrat who became mayor of the United States city in 2011, used a tweet to apologise for his son's actions. (more...)
Montenegrin authorities vow to find attacker of investigative journalist Montenegrin authorities vow to find attacker of investigative journalist
- May 09, 2018

Lakic, 49, was attacked six years ago, when she was punched in the head multiple times. The editor-in-chief of Vijesti , Mihailo Jovovic, said in the online version of the newspaper that Lakic reported on crime and corruption. In recent months Lakic wrote about cigarette smuggling, after in 2011 she found that counterfeits of branded cigarettes were being produced on the premises of the Majkovac-based Tara plant. (more...)
United Nations nuclear watchdog closely following development of Iranian nuclear deal United Nations nuclear watchdog closely following development of Iranian nuclear deal
- May 09, 2018

On the other hand, Major General Mohammad Baqeri, chief of staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, said that the nuclear deal was not in favor of the Islamic Republic since the very first day. The IRGC chief said the U.S. exit showed Iran's nuclear program was just a pretext for the USA to place pressure on Iran, and their real concern is Iran's military might and its regional influence. (more...)
Trump threatens to pull 'fake news' credentials Trump threatens to pull 'fake news' credentials
- May 09, 2018

The president tweeted an angry response Wednesday morning to "Fox & Friends" reports on a conservative media watchdog analysis showing that 91 percent of TV news coverage of Trump was negative . During his 2016 presidential campaign, Trump took away some news outlets' press credentials . However, his White House has never denied credentials to news outlets. (more...)
Indonesian police negotiating with militants after clashes at jail Indonesian police negotiating with militants after clashes at jail
- May 09, 2018

Despite the situation, Iqbal asserted that police were in full control of the situation and that negotiations were still being carried out in order to save the captive officer. "We are still negotiating so that we don't have to go to the last resort", he said. Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) took responsibility for the attack through Amaq, the IS-affiliated website. (more...)
Oil jumps after the US walks away from nuclear deal Oil jumps after the US walks away from nuclear deal
- May 09, 2018

We will always comply and adhere to all relevant export control regulations. "But that should occur supplementary to the nuclear agreement", Samuelsen said . But what was the original deal, and what prompted the move from Trump? Energy analysts expect other major customers of Iran - including close U.S. (more...)
Major changes ahead for all LDS youth programs following BSA announcement Major changes ahead for all LDS youth programs following BSA announcement
- May 09, 2018

In May 2017, the church said it was no longer participating in two Boy Scouts of America programs for older teenagers, a change that affected more than 185,000 boys in the United States and Canada. The church had an exemption to allowing gay members and leaders in. More than half of the church's 16 million members live outside the USA and Canada. (more...)
Russian Federation tried to undermine voting process in US, Senate panel reports Russian Federation tried to undermine voting process in US, Senate panel reports
- May 09, 2018

Russian Federation was preparing to wage a campaign to undermine confidence in the USA voting process when hackers associated with Russia's government targeted about 18 state election systems in the months leading up to the 2016 election, the Senate Intelligence Committee has concluded. (more...)
Glassdoor to be acquired by Japanese firm Recruit Holdings for $1.2 B Glassdoor to be acquired by Japanese firm Recruit Holdings for $1.2 B
- May 09, 2018

Shares in the Japanese company rose nearly 4 percent on Wednesday to a three-month high on news of the deal. The company said it has data on more than 770,000 companies across 190 countries, including 40 million reviews of companies, CEO approval ratings, salary information, interview questions and office photos. (more...)
Arab youth see the United States as an enemy Arab youth see the United States as an enemy
- May 09, 2018

Sunil John, founder of ASDA'A Burson-Marsteller and President, Middle East, Burson Cohn & Wolfe, said: "This is a milestone Survey for us, marking a full decade of the region's leading study into its most important demographic". Asked who was their country's biggest ally, they failed to place the United States in the top five for the first time. Young Arabs increasingly believe that Daesh is getting weaker, with 78 percent agreeing with that proposition, and 68 percent confident in their ... (more...)
Gujarat Board SSC and HSC results 2018 not releasing tomorrow Gujarat Board SSC and HSC results 2018 not releasing tomorrow
- May 09, 2018

The officials say that the details of the results will be released at a later date. Last year, GSEB declared the Class 12 Science results on May 11 for which almost 141984 candidates had registered. GSEB is accountable to conduct and announce the result for Gujarat board matric & intermediate exams. Talking about the Science stream, there were 1,38,727 students in 2017 and the overall pass percentage was pegged at 81.89%. (more...)
Voters pass Cabell County Schools Excess Levy Voters pass Cabell County Schools Excess Levy
- May 09, 2018

Niles schools Superintendent Ann Marie Thigpen said the 5.85-mill levy would "only keep us afloat". Teachers that gathered to watch the results said they were hopeful that the results weren't a definite no, but they meant to continue fighting if the levy is defeated again. (more...)
Crocodile bites off woman's arm 5 days before her wedding Crocodile bites off woman's arm 5 days before her wedding
- May 09, 2018

Her fiancée began punching the crocodile as it pulled her into the water. Zanele Ndlovu-Fox on her wedding day via Mwarianesu Emmanuel Fanadzo. She said her husband and their tour guides wrestled the crocodile which later released her before she was airlifted to a hospital by a helicopter where the crushed part of the arm was amputated. (more...)
Ekiti: Tight security at PDP governorship primary Ekiti: Tight security at PDP governorship primary
- May 09, 2018

Our correspondent gathered that the aspirants agreed to shelve their ambition in the general interest of the party at the PDP mega rally in Osogbo last week after the leadership of the party made its stand known on the modalities for the emergence of the delegates. (more...)
Bayern Goalkeeper Neuer Doubtful For World Cup Bayern Goalkeeper Neuer Doubtful For World Cup
- May 09, 2018

Germany's No 1 Neuer has not played since September after suffering a recurrence of a metatarsal fracture. Neuer will be missing when champions Bayern take on VfB Stuttgart in the Bundesliga finale on Saturday and also against Eintracht Frankfurt in the German Cup final later this month. (more...)
World Bank denies Sharif laundered $4.9 bn to India World Bank denies Sharif laundered $4.9 bn to India
- May 09, 2018

ISLAMBAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday termed NAB's allegation against Nawaz Sharif of money laundering to India very serious and called for a parliamentary probe into the matter. Syed Naveed Qamar of PPP said he can understand the prime minister's concern but he partially disagreed with the idea of summoning the NAB chairman and held it tantamount to interference into NAB affairs. (more...)
Tremors felt in Delhi-NCR, Jammu and Kashmir after quake in Afghanistan Tremors felt in Delhi-NCR, Jammu and Kashmir after quake in Afghanistan
- May 09, 2018

The quake was felt at about 4:15 pm today, a MeT Department official said. Natural disaster tremors were felt in Islamabad along with Peshawar, Nowshera, and Kohat. The panic-stricken children rushed out of the three-story building. The initial magnitude of the natural disaster was 6.2 and it struck 36 kilometers northwest of Ishkashim, Tajikistan. (more...)
Paul Manafort Arrives at Federal Court in Va. Paul Manafort Arrives at Federal Court in Va.
- May 09, 2018

Although Mueller's authority has been tested in court before, Friday's hearing was notable for District Judge T.S. Ellis' decision to wade into the divisive political debate around the investigation. "The American people feel pretty strongly that no one has unfettered power". "This is a scathing, detailed indictment against Manafort", Cramer said. (more...)
At least 8 Iranians killed in Israel strike on Syria At least 8 Iranians killed in Israel strike on Syria
- May 09, 2018

According to the Agency, the dead were a husband and wife from the town of Sheikh Miskin in the Syrian province of Dar. The station on Tuesday night quoted the military as saying that the Syrian air defenses made the interceptions on the outskirts of the capital Damascus. (more...)

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