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Tracking a few strong storms Thursday afternoon Tracking a few strong storms Thursday afternoon
- May 10, 2018

Otherwise, Thursday will be partly cloudy with a high near 85 degrees and a steady breeze from the southwest. A slightly better chance for showers and storms moves into the area. This pattern will limit the optimal ingredients for severe storms in the Plains and Midwest, so a repeat of last week's widespread severe weather is not expected. (more...)
US Oil Prices Hit $70 a Barrel for First Time Since '14 US Oil Prices Hit $70 a Barrel for First Time Since '14
- May 10, 2018

While a specific quantity of reductions that would make buyers eligible for waivers wasn't announced, a slew of nations including China, India and South Korea received them. "There are worries that Iran's oil exports could fall by about one million barrels per day (bpd) from current levels", said Tomomichi Akuta, senior economist at Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting in Tokyo. (more...)
The Sinners and Saints of the 2018 Met Gala The Sinners and Saints of the 2018 Met Gala
- May 10, 2018

The annual star-studded party raises money for the Metropolitan Museum of Arts Costume Institute and gives attractive people a chance to wear extremely lovely clothes. The Met Gala saw Rihanna make her entrance in a Pope-inspired dress, flirting with the 2018 theme of Heavenly Bodies that aimed to celebrate the influence of Catholicism on fashion . (more...)
Narendra Modi says time for Karnataka to say goodbye to Congress Narendra Modi says time for Karnataka to say goodbye to Congress
- May 10, 2018

Making a point of "who works better", Congress compared its performance and showed that it outshone BJP in various sectors such as appointment of school teachers, Namma metro, roads constructed and loan to farmers among others as it. Speaking about attempts to forge and anti-BJP front, Modi said, "big, big meetings are happening, big, big stalwarts are meeting" to remove him from power, but keeping them all in the dark Gandhi declared he will be the prime minister. (more...)
Accident in Poland: intercity highway flooded with liquid chocolate Accident in Poland: intercity highway flooded with liquid chocolate
- May 10, 2018

The tons of liquid milk chocolate covering a highway in Poland is hardening, blocking traffic and creating a nightmare for clean-up crews. But it ended up lying across the road, obstructing lanes in both directions. Officials said the liquid chocolate was solidifying on the roadway as it cooled and large amounts of hot water is needed to clear it away. The liquid chocolate began to harden, which made cleaning up more hard, local authorities said. (more...)
Trees fall as dust storm engulf Delhi-NCR region Trees fall as dust storm engulf Delhi-NCR region
- May 10, 2018

With memories of May 2 dust storm - which killed more than 120 people in north India - fresh in their minds, the forecast triggered panic among the people. The traffic police also asked commuters to keep themselves updated about the weather conditions and plan journey accordingly. Drivers were asked to use dippers or parking lights while driving. (more...)
Oil prices jump after U.S. walks away from Iran nuclear deal Oil prices jump after U.S. walks away from Iran nuclear deal
- May 10, 2018

Still, Pakistan hopes that the remaining five signatories - Britain, France , Germany, China and Russian Federation - will work out a way to ensure that the deal is upheld, the FO said. The foreign ministry is to negotiate with the European countries, China and Russian Federation in coming weeks, Rouhani said. The White House said later that Trump had "directed his administration to immediately begin the process of re-imposing sanctions related to the JCPOA", and "the re-imposed ... (more...)
Date Set for Saudi Arabia to Lift Ban on Women Drivers Date Set for Saudi Arabia to Lift Ban on Women Drivers
- May 10, 2018

The announcement indicates the kingdom will be sticking the June 24 deadline specified in last September's royal decree. In an unprecedented move, Saudi Arabia is participating in the Cannes Film Festival 2018 during its 71th edition on May 8 as part of the country's plan to develop its cinema industry, Al-Ahram website reports. (more...)
President Trump a Nobel Laureate? It's a Possibility President Trump a Nobel Laureate? It's a Possibility
- May 09, 2018

Someone must have told Trump that President Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize. "It could be an absolute scandal if President Kim Jong-un would get the Peace Prize", said Mr. Trump said he spoke with his South Korean counterpart. It's true that he avoided taking the USA directly to war as president, but he oversaw and continued or escalated United States support for regimes and actions (such as the Indonesian invasion of East Timor) that resulted in hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of ... (more...)
Concern grows over missing Frightened Rabbit frontman Scott Hutchison Concern grows over missing Frightened Rabbit frontman Scott Hutchison
- May 09, 2018

The Selkirk-born musician is described as white, 6ft tall with a stocky build, with dark hair and a beard. He was last seen wearing a dark baseball cap, navy blue hooded jacket, grey or khaki pants, white trainers. Please, hug your loved ones'. Frightened Rabbit also shared a message via their official Twitter account with their fanbase, which read: "We are anxious about Scott, who has been missing for a little while now". (more...)
IGP shuns senate invitation for the third time IGP shuns senate invitation for the third time
- May 09, 2018

On the day he was expected, the chairman of Senate committee on police affairs, Abu Ibrahim, informed the lawmakers that the IGP had accompanied President Muhammadu Buhari to Bauchi. The Senators then went on an executive session after which some lawmakers took turns to express their anger at the "disrespect" shown by Idris. "The leadership of the senate was also mandated to look into the matter for further necessary action", he added. (more...)
NJ Police Forced to Drag Driver From Burning Vehicle NJ Police Forced to Drag Driver From Burning Vehicle
- May 09, 2018

It happened around 7:40 a.m. Saturday in Roselle Park. A large bang and sirens from the fire department vehicles are then heard. A second 911 call reported that the vehicle was on fire. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment. Investigators believe the man fell asleep with his foot on the gas pedal, causing the auto to overheat and catch fire. (more...)
Taliban attack Afghan police patrol in Kandahar, killing 5 Taliban attack Afghan police patrol in Kandahar, killing 5
- May 09, 2018

The Afghan civilians continue to bear the brunt of armed conflicts as more than 3,430 civilians were killed and over 7,000 others injured in conflict-related incidents in 2017, according to figures released by the United Nations mission in the country. (more...)
Pollen Video Goes Viral After Tree Drops Cloud in New Jersey Pollen Video Goes Viral After Tree Drops Cloud in New Jersey
- May 09, 2018

Henderson told 6ABC Action News in Philadelphia that her husband had been at work when he made a decision to test out the pollen. At the time of this post, Jennifer's video had more than half-a-million views. "It was like three seasons in one week", said Julia Lowe Ehrhardt, program coordinator with Tyler Arboretum in Middletown Township , according to Fox29 . (more...)
Lawmakers send transportation funding bill to governor Lawmakers send transportation funding bill to governor
- May 09, 2018

If that committee can reach agreement, the House would have another chance to pass the bill. One of those was Assistant House Minority Leader Cole Wist, R-Centennial, who is a prime sponsor of the legislation alongside Assistant House Majority Leader Alec Garnett, D-Denver. (more...)
Copeland Capital Management LLC Purchases 859106 Shares of Antero Midstream GP (AMGP)
- May 09, 2018

It opened the session with a $44.88 price tag, later ranging from $43.75 to $47.48, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day. The stock underperformed the S&P 500 by 35.82%. Evercore has "Buy" rating and $31 target. They issued a "buy" rating and a $26.00 price objective on the stock. Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. (SHLX) stock price moved 1.59% away from 20-Days Simple Moving Average , -2.13% from 50-Days Simple Moving Average and separated -16.56% from 200 Days ... (more...)
Contested Primaries Boost Early Voting Numbers
- May 09, 2018

Polls are open 6:30 a.m.to 7:30 p.m. The company says it can verify and count votes in real time on its blockchain-based voting platform. "I earned the right to vote, so I have to exercise it". The final early voting numbers are in and OH has seen a larger turnout heading into this year's primary than in the last gubernatorial primary four years ago. (more...)
Primary Shakeup In NC's 9th Congressional District Primary Shakeup In NC's 9th Congressional District
- May 09, 2018

Democrats have indicated they will target the 9th District, which they see as flippable. He is the first challenger to upset an incumbent this year, according to news reports, and is set to face the district's Democratic primary victor, Dan McCready , in November. (more...)
Abbas Thanks Venezuela, Encourages Latin American Nations Not to Move Embassies Abbas Thanks Venezuela, Encourages Latin American Nations Not to Move Embassies
- May 09, 2018

On Monday, Israeli foreign ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon posted a tweet celebrating the move, before it was confirmed by Asuncion Wednesday. Israel has announced that the South American country is the third to announce a move to the holy city, after the USA and Guatemala. (more...)
E. Coli Outbreak Reaches Minnesota, With Ten Cases Reported E. Coli Outbreak Reaches Minnesota, With Ten Cases Reported
- May 09, 2018

The national E. coli outbreak associated with romaine lettuce has reached Minnesota , as the Minnesota Department of Health has reported multiple cases of illnesses in the state. The number of people who are sick might go up further because it takes an average of two to three weeks between when a person becomes sick with E. (more...)
'Mayans MC': First Teaser for 'Sons of Anarchy' Spinoff Released 'Mayans MC': First Teaser for 'Sons of Anarchy' Spinoff Released
- May 09, 2018

Kurt Sutter , creator of Sons of Anarchy , says that the show will be set "far enough away from Northern California that it wouldn't step on the mythology that's already been told". "[But] I wouldn't want to set it too close to the world we already know, and step on that", Sutter added. Fittingly, the soundtrack to the teaser is a Spanish-language version of the Rolling Stones chestnut "Paint It, Black". (more...)
Alert Ready testing in Manitoba today Alert Ready testing in Manitoba today
- May 09, 2018

For further information go to www.emergencyinfobc.gov.bc.ca . Jennifer Wood, Program Coordinator for Grande Prairie Regional Emergency Partnership says today's alert is just a test , but it will get people prepared if there ever is a real one. (more...)
Japan Visited by Chinese Premier for First Time in Eight Years Japan Visited by Chinese Premier for First Time in Eight Years
- May 09, 2018

North and South Korea are technically still at war because their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce, not a treaty. Moon, the first South Korean president to visit Japan since 2011, also stressed the importance of the two Koreas as well as Japan and North Korea engaging in dialogue and normalizing ties for the peace and prosperity of the Korean Peninsula and Northeast Asia. (more...)
Google Bans All Eighth Amendment Ads Google Bans All Eighth Amendment Ads
- May 09, 2018

Although Irish law bans foreign donations to political campaigns, there had been concerns that overseas campaigners were still able to spend potentially unlimited sums buying adverts targeting Irish voters. While these are indeed positive developments for both Google and Facebook, many people would argue that these regulatory changes were not implemented soon enough, particularly as a great deal of citizens may have only seen digital advertising or online campaign materials in the many weeks ... (more...)
Ed Miliband attacks government's axing of new Leveson inquiry Ed Miliband attacks government's axing of new Leveson inquiry
- May 09, 2018

Local newspaper editors from across the country have united to urge MPs not to join a Labour-backed plot to muzzle the Press. "Local and regional journalism is simply too important to our democracy to be sacrificed". Johnston Press deputy editor-in-chief Gary Shipton added: "Local newspaper editors uphold an extremely high set of journalistic standards as underpinned by the law of the land and the effective and robust regulation of the Independent Press Standards Organisation". (more...)
These 6 Companies Have a Lot to Fear From Trump's Iran Sanctions These 6 Companies Have a Lot to Fear From Trump's Iran Sanctions
- May 09, 2018

On the Senate side of the capitol, the Republican Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Bob Corker, had a seemingly more moderate reaction. Several refiners in Asia said they were seeking alternatives to Iranian supplies. That figure rises to less than 500,000 barrels per day after six months. The idea of a euro clearing system was met with varying degrees of enthusiasm, the officials said, in part because such a mechanism wouldn't protect European companies with business ... (more...)
Planned Parenthood pushes back on Kellyanne Conway's criticism of Eric Schneiderman Planned Parenthood pushes back on Kellyanne Conway's criticism of Eric Schneiderman
- May 09, 2018

Some also described him as a heavy drinker. Cuomo said the special prosecutor will work with the other district attorneys, including the district attorney in Suffolk County on Long Island, where one of the women detailed alleged abuse by Schneiderman after a party in the Hamptons. (more...)
Trump Says He's Pulling The US Out Of The Iran Nuclear Deal Trump Says He's Pulling The US Out Of The Iran Nuclear Deal
- May 09, 2018

Boeing Co said on Tuesday it will consult with the USA government on "next steps" following President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from a 2015 global agreement created to deny Iran the ability to build nuclear weapons. Democrats said Trump's gave up his leverage in any future negotiations and slammed the president for shunning America's allies in the pact. "I told you they would walk away from this deal, so Iran's got bragging rights, the conservatives get bragging rights". (more...)
Time for Karnataka to say goodbye to Congress, says PM Modi Time for Karnataka to say goodbye to Congress, says PM Modi
- May 09, 2018

In the NDA Government, our remote control and the high command are the 125 crore people of India. Congress President Rahul Gandhi on the second last day of election campaign for Karnataka polls 2018 said that people will reject Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatriya Janata Party. (more...)
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...)

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