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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
- 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...)
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 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...)

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