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SpaceX to debut upgraded Falcon 9 rocket SpaceX to debut upgraded Falcon 9 rocket
- May 10, 2018

And the two-stage rocket's first stage will attempt to land on a robotic " drone ship " off the Florida coast shortly after liftoff. The launch window, as mentioned above, opens at 4:12 pm EDT and will run until 6:22 pm EDT. The spacecraft will provide a variety of broadcast and communications services to residents of the densely populated South Asian nation, according to French company Thales Alenia Space , which built Bangabandhu 1 . (more...)
Syrian state media says dozens of Israeli rockets fired into Syria Syrian state media says dozens of Israeli rockets fired into Syria
- May 10, 2018

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu traveled to Moscow on Wednesday to meet with President Vladimir Putin and discuss military coordination in Syria . Iran and Lebanon's Hezbollah have been helping Assad beat back a seven-year-old rebellion. In the early hours of Thursday morning, the IDF's Arabic-language Twitter account said its military was "moving" against Iranian targets in Syria and warned Damascus not to intervene. (more...)
Syrian media report Israeli attack near capital Damascus
- May 10, 2018

Israel has neither confirmed nor denied responsibility. Israel "views this Iranian attack very severely", Conricus told reporters. An official with the Iran-led regional alliance supporting Syrian President Bashar Assad said the strike targeted a Syrian army position but killed a Syrian man and his wife who happened to be passing by in their auto. (more...)
Why American Retailers Love Mother's Day Almost As Much As Moms Why American Retailers Love Mother's Day Almost As Much As Moms
- May 10, 2018

When it was first proposed, Mother's Day was essentially thought to be a silly idea. But when your life revolves around flowers, do you give still give Mom, or your wife flowers for their special day? And it's not only moms who may be scrutinizing your gift choice -your siblings could be trying to one-up you. (more...)
IAF Strike Likely Targeted Iranian Missiles in Syria Pointed At Israel IAF Strike Likely Targeted Iranian Missiles in Syria Pointed At Israel
- May 10, 2018

On 8 April, Israeli missiles are alleged to have hit an airbase in Homs province - reportedly serving as an Iranian drone command centre and containing an advanced Iranian air defence system - killing seven Iranian personnel. Netanyahu's visit on Wednesday is his first trip to Russian Federation since the strikes and his appearance at the parade adds a symbolic element to the meeting, Micky Aharonson, former foreign relations head at the Israeli prime minister's National Security Council, said. (more...)
What Are Analysts Report About PPL Corporation (PPL)
- May 10, 2018

Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 3,088,700 shares of the utilities provider's stock worth $95,595,000 after buying an additional 2,889,200 shares during the period. Groupon, Inc. shares increased 4.99 percent over the past week and rose 15.24 percent over the previous month. As such, current ratio can be used to make a rough estimate of a company's financial health. (more...)
South Korea Wants 6 Released From NKorea South Korea Wants 6 Released From NKorea
- May 10, 2018

The fact that Trump was going to Andrews to welcome them home in person was nearly an afterthought to Pompeo, who, when briefing reporters on their release, noted it last of all. Kim's official plane is a remodeled version of the Soviet-made IL-62. KCNA said that Kim also "accepted an official suggestion of the US President for the release of Americans who have been detained" and gave an order "on granting amnesty to them for their repatriation". (more...)
Deputies find body in retention pond where boy went missing Deputies find body in retention pond where boy went missing
- May 10, 2018

A person who officials described as a credible witness told deputies they heard a male say "he bit me". FWC Officer Chad Weber said it's not clear at this point if an alligator was involved in the boy's disappearance. The sheriff's office and other agencies began a search and rescue operation Wednesday afternoon and found a 6-foot alligator in the pond. "Updates will be provided as info becomes available", the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission tweeted. (more...)
EPA Emails Shed Light on Pruitt's Plan to Debate Climate Change EPA Emails Shed Light on Pruitt's Plan to Debate Climate Change
- May 10, 2018

The emails, which were obtained under public records requests by the Sierra Club , detail the lengths to which Pruitt has gone to insulate the agency's decisions from public scrutiny, as well as provide Pruitt himself with lavish travel at the expense of U.S. (more...)
Hard Rock's Casino License Application Approved Hard Rock's Casino License Application Approved
- May 10, 2018

The issue of licensure for the casino had appeared on the CCC's agenda for today. The Trump Plaza, which opened on May 14, 1984, shut down September 16, 2014, the fourth casino to shutter its doors this year, and a fifth casino, the Trump Taj Mahal , may close if it can not cut costs of operation. (more...)
President Donald Trump rejects DMZ as venue for Kim Jong-un summit President Donald Trump rejects DMZ as venue for Kim Jong-un summit
- May 10, 2018

A large American flag suspended by two fire engine cranes was arranged on the tarmac, which was lit by banks of spotlights. The president and first lady boarded the medical plane on which the men traveled to take a private moment with them, then appeared at the top of the airplane stairway with the three and applauded as the men held up their arms in what appeared to be gestures of triumph. (more...)
SC stays Calcutta High Court order on West Bengal panchayat polls SC stays Calcutta High Court order on West Bengal panchayat polls
- May 10, 2018

A TMC worker alleged that some BJP workers had attacked their three party cadres. after a BJP meeting over panchayat elections in West Bengal. The top court also ordered that while there has been complaints of the ruling Trinamool Congress not allowing nominations to be filed by the BJP and the CPI (M) in several constituencies, the state election commission shall not publish the results of the polls in those constituencies till the top court allows it. (more...)
Croatia Regrets US Withdrawal from Iran Nuclear Deal Croatia Regrets US Withdrawal from Iran Nuclear Deal
- May 10, 2018

As these concerns and realities continue, we commend President Trump for withdrawing the United States from the JCPOA. France, Germany and the United Kingdom, also known as the E3, said they remain committed to the "binding" Iranian nuclear deal, despite the withdrawal of the USA, but uncertainty remains high, Kallanish Energy reports. (more...)
MTN says may struggle to repatriate cash from Iran with United States sanctions MTN says may struggle to repatriate cash from Iran with United States sanctions
- May 10, 2018

MTN chief financial officer Ralph Mupita said last week a "worst-case scenario" for the company would be for MTN's Iranian business to be shut off from European and from U.S. "I am announcing today that the United States will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal". However, US president Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he was not having it, calling the agreement a "rotten deal" and saying instead that stronger restrictions on Iran were needed. (more...)
Kono asks Iran to stay in nuclear deal
- May 10, 2018

Pakistan also appreciated willingness of the other parties to the agreement to work together on upholding their respective commitments as stipulated in the JCPOA, despite United States decision to withdraw from it. The worldwide atomic energy Agency today confirmed that Iran continues to adhere to the terms of the nuclear deal with world powers, even after the United States abandoned the agreement. (more...)
Google Assistant Will Make Restaurant Reservations, Adds New Controls Google Assistant Will Make Restaurant Reservations, Adds New Controls
- May 10, 2018

Using a speech pattern peppered with lifelike "hmms" and "errs", the artificially intelligent helper is able to interact with real people to fill the boss's diary. Pichai's somber opening remark stood out at what was once an exuberant event, where you might see one of Google's founders do a skydiving demonstration of Google's smartglasses. (more...)
Somali Woman Killed by Stoning for Marrying 11 Husbands Somali Woman Killed by Stoning for Marrying 11 Husbands
- May 10, 2018

Al-Shabab said it has acted after two of the men fought over the woman, claiming each one to be her legal husband and lastly brought the case to the court. "Al-Shabaab has further inflicted violence against Somali women and girls by way of hudood, or physical punishment of those they deem to have violated Sharia, or Islamic law", according to a 2014 report from Human Rights Watch . (more...)
Israel hits dozens of 'Iranian' targets in Syria following Golan rocket attack
- May 10, 2018

The Israeli authorities were projecting an air of business-as-usual after some 20 rockets were fired at Israeli military bases by Iranian forces from southern Syria just after midnight on Thursday, prompting Israeli jets to target numerous Iranian-controlled sites across Syria, according to the army. (more...)
Arvind Kejriwal's nephew Vinay Bansal arrested on graft charge Arvind Kejriwal's nephew Vinay Bansal arrested on graft charge
- May 10, 2018

News Agency ANI confirmed that Vinay Bansal, the son of Arvind Kejriwal's brother-in-law, was arrested by the ACB officials in connection with the PWD scam . According to the Delhi Police, the arrest was based on unsatisfactory answers of the accused during questioning. The corruption bureau, during their probe, found that the aforesaid company gave the tender at 46% low cost to a company named Mahadev Impact, which does not exist on papers. (more...)
Paraguay to relocate its embassy to Jerusalem
- May 10, 2018

These celebrations coincide with the United States plan to move its Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem on May 14, which also happens to be the Palestinians' Nakbaa Day. Foreign embassies are now located in Tel Aviv and its environs, as the worldwide community has balked at recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, until the status of the city is set via a peace deal with the Palestinians. (more...)
Multiple people killed, 'huge destruction,' after dam bursts in Kenya, officials say Multiple people killed, 'huge destruction,' after dam bursts in Kenya, officials say
- May 10, 2018

The burst happened in Solai near the Rift Valley city of Nakuru, 120 miles northwest of the capital Nairobi , late on Wednesday. Nearly an entire village was swept by silt and water, said Gideon Kibunja the county police chief in charge of criminal investigations. (more...)
North Carolina mayor arrested on DWI, gun charges hours after election win North Carolina mayor arrested on DWI, gun charges hours after election win
- May 10, 2018

He was arrested on a DWI charge as well as multiple gun charges, including possession of a firearm after consuming alcohol and possession of a firearm on government property. The officer reported that Williams' truck failed to stay in the lane. Williams, who was the tri-county town's appointed mayor from 2011-2013, defeated incumbent Randy Weaver in a do-over election. (more...)
Death toll rises by 11 in UP dust storm Death toll rises by 11 in UP dust storm
- May 10, 2018

The India Meteorological Department has come under attack from various quarters for providing inaccurate predictions in recent months. The thunderstorm was followed by a hailstorm that caused more damage to human lives, livestock, and crop. (more...)
Kerala DHSE class 12th results today Kerala DHSE class 12th results today
- May 10, 2018

The Kerala Plus Two results are being declared five days earlier than it was declared previous year. Due to which traffic, it could be possible that the website may run slow in which case students and their concerned parents are recommended to keep their calm and try again later. (more...)
Trump Declares Republicans Had 'Great Night' in Primary Elections
- May 10, 2018

Blankenship said Tuesday that he "didn't get it done" and "failed West Virginians", but he warned that "the Republican Party needs to be careful about being hijacked". "We'll wait and see who wins", the Republican leader said. Morrisey is the first Republican to serve as attorney general in West Virginia since 1933, his campaign website boasts. (more...)
Trump Accuser Wins Democratic Nomination For Ohio State House Seat Trump Accuser Wins Democratic Nomination For Ohio State House Seat
- May 10, 2018

He also asked her where she was from, she said, or if she wanted to be a model. Crooks, a 35-year-old university administrator, won the uncontested primary Tuesday and will face incumbent Republican state Rep. In early February, she joined an unprecedented number of women in channeling her feelings about Trump's election into the political sphere, and launched her campaign to become a state representative. (more...)
11-year-old girl jumps out of SUV during carjacking 11-year-old girl jumps out of SUV during carjacking
- May 10, 2018

The video shows the rear door of the Jeep Cherokee opening suddenly as the SUV begins to move. . Kayla Beasanski was in the backseat of her father's vehicle at a Chicago-area gas station where he was pumping gas when the incident took place, according to WGN-TV. (more...)
George Zimmerman Accused of Criminal Stalking in Florida George Zimmerman Accused of Criminal Stalking in Florida
- May 10, 2018

According to a charging affidavit from the Seminole County Sheriff's office, Zimmerman contacted the private investigator Dennis Warren on numerous occasions and left threatening and alarming voice messages. The investigator reached out to law enforcement and was advised to tell Zimmerman to stop communicating with him. The findings of that investigation were delivered to the sheriff's office on March 14, and a summons and a notice of information was issued for Zimmerman. (more...)
Australian scientist plans to kill himself with 'Swiss option' Australian scientist plans to kill himself with 'Swiss option'
- May 10, 2018

The professor was also filmed cheerily singing a few bars of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. David Goodall does not have a terminal illness but says his quality of life has deteriorated and that he wants to die. In the United States, only six states - California, Colorado, Hawaii, Oregon, Vermont and Washington state - and Washington, D.C., have death-with-dignity laws for terminally ill patients. (more...)
FKA Twigs reveals she had six tumours removed FKA Twigs reveals she had six tumours removed
- May 10, 2018

She even admitted that despite the family and friends' love she has been receiving, she revealed she " felt really alone ". FKA Twigs just shared that she'd experienced a major health scare in 2017. The 30-year-old singer was left in "excruciating" pain due to six fibroid tumours on his uterus, with two growing to the size of cooking apples. Other major symptoms include frequent urination, back pain, and pelvic pressure, Dr. (more...)

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