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Trump heralds capture of five Islamic State commanders Trump heralds capture of five Islamic State commanders
- May 10, 2018

They were named as Saddam al-Jammel, Mohamed al-Qadeer, Ismail al-Eithawi, Omar al-Karbouli and Essam al-Zawbai and were shown in yellow prisoner uniforms. "The noose is tightening around him", Hashimi said, referring to Baghdadi. Shi'ite-led Iraq lies on the faultline between Shi'ite Iran and the mostly Sunni Muslim Arab world. (more...)
Arizona woman accused of stalking man, sending over 65k text messages Arizona woman accused of stalking man, sending over 65k text messages
- May 10, 2018

Police responded to a call Friday at the man's job where witnesses reportedly saw Ades acting hysterically and even claiming to be the man's wife. Last month, the victim spotted her while remotely checking home surveillance video. but don't ever try to leave me. I'd wanna bathe in it". The woman is also accused of admitting that she threatened him because she didn't want him to leave and because she loved him, court paperwork said. (more...)
Want to work with Justin Timberlake while he's on tour? He's hiring! Want to work with Justin Timberlake while he's on tour? He's hiring!
- May 10, 2018

One lucky LinkedIn professional will have the chance to experience a day in the life of a Live Nation employee. The gig includes learning about Live Nation's social strategies and interacting with concert guests with behind-the-scenes access at the tour. (more...)
Kevin Kamenetz, Baltimore County Executive and Democratic candidate for governor, dies Kevin Kamenetz, Baltimore County Executive and Democratic candidate for governor, dies
- May 10, 2018

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz died early Thursday morning. Kamenetz was at home in Owings Mills when he awoke around 2 a.m., complaining of feeling ill, the news release said . In 2010, he was elected as Baltimore County's 12th County Executive, and in 2014, he was reelected. "Our prayers go out to his family and many loved ones this morning". (more...)
Erdogan tells Rouhani that USA decision on Iran nuclear deal wrong Erdogan tells Rouhani that USA decision on Iran nuclear deal wrong
- May 10, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump announced Tuesday the U.S. will pull out of the landmark nuclear agreement in 2015, vowing to re-impose nuclear-related economic penalties on Iran. "Iran is a country that remains committed to its promises, and the U.S.is a country that has never lived up to its commitments". The leadership of both the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and the Iranian military issued much harder-line statements welcoming Trump's announcement. (more...)
United Kingdom apologizes to Libyan ex-rebel, wife over 2004 rendition United Kingdom apologizes to Libyan ex-rebel, wife over 2004 rendition
- May 10, 2018

Ministers are expected to apologise today for the UK's complicity in the rendition of a Libyan man and his pregnant wife at the conclusion of a legal battle to expose one of MI6's most controversial operations. The settlement is the first time ministers have apologised for a specific act involving British security agencies. In a statement issued by his lawyers, Mr Belhaj said: "I welcome and accept the Prime Minister's apology, and I extend to her and the Attorney General my thanks and ... (more...)
Heartwarming photo of dog rescued from euthanasia goes viral Heartwarming photo of dog rescued from euthanasia goes viral
- May 10, 2018

The sanctuary provides a special place for dogs to live without the threat of being euthanized until they're adopted. It shows Gregory the beagle resting his head on her owner Joe's shoulder in the auto. Today reports that Gregory is two and was found as a stray. Gregory was rescued by HOUND Rescue and Sanctuary just before he was scheduled to be euthanized. (more...)
Five 'most wanted' ISIS leaders CAPTURED in Iraq Five 'most wanted' ISIS leaders CAPTURED in Iraq
- May 10, 2018

The security advisor to the Iraqi government went on say that Iraqi intelligence agents, in cooperation with USA forces, had managed to uncover bank accounts used by Daesh and decipher secret communication codes Eithawi used. Hashimi added that Iraqi forces used the Telegram messaging app on Eithawi's mobile phone, and managed to tempt a number of Daesh commanders in Syria to cross the border into Iraq, where they were arrested. (more...)
Chance of showers and thunderstorms today and tonight Chance of showers and thunderstorms today and tonight
- May 10, 2018

Chilly with a few morning showers possible. A cold front will push south through the Valley bringing showers into the afternoon and evening. High of 15, low of 9. FRI/SAT: Sunny and hot, with highs in the low 90s. Wind: S 10-20; gusty. Lows Sunday night drop into the mid to upper 60s. Saturday-Sunny, with a high near 93. (more...)
One dead after attack on Durban mosque where victims' throats slit One dead after attack on Durban mosque where victims' throats slit
- May 10, 2018

Private security company Reaction Unit South Africa's Prem Balram said: "Upon arrival‚ Reaction Unit officers found that two victims had their throats slit and were bleeding profusely". He was bleeding from a "wound to his throat". The motive of the attack was not clear but the three suspects, who fled in a white auto, had been identified as Egyptian, he added. (more...)
Iran's Khamenei to Trump: Like hell, you will! Iran's Khamenei to Trump: Like hell, you will!
- May 10, 2018

Iran, the No. 3 OPEC producer, was exempt from the cuts and was allowed to produce an average of 3.8 million barrels daily while the rest of the cartel members and Russian Federation agreed to curb volumes in order to push the prices up. Beyond that, he should reconsider his rejection of the approach that French President Emmanuel Macron has proposed - which is to expand the agreement to resolve the issues that the Obama administration, in its zeal to conclude the negotiation with Iran, ... (more...)
Mahathir vows reforms in Malaysia ahead of his swearing-in as prime minister Mahathir vows reforms in Malaysia ahead of his swearing-in as prime minister
- May 10, 2018

Mahathir's auto was seen driving into the palace ahead of a possible 5 p.m. meeting, only to drive out again without a word an hour and a half later. "As long as there is majority of support from members of Parliament, he is entitled to become prime minister", he said. (more...)
Donald Trump Jr.'s new love interest? Kimberly Guilfoyle, report says Donald Trump Jr.'s new love interest? Kimberly Guilfoyle, report says
- May 10, 2018

The popular and charismatic co-host of The Five , the political roundtable which airs Monday through Friday at 5 p.m. They were reportedly seen arriving together at a party Sunday for President Trump's new ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell . (more...)
Levin slams Kamala Harris' sanctimonious attacks on Trump's Central Intelligence Agency nominee Levin slams Kamala Harris' sanctimonious attacks on Trump's Central Intelligence Agency nominee
- May 10, 2018

President Donald Trump's pick for CIA director was grilled by lawmakers on Wednesday over her role in the agency's past harsh interrogation system, pledging she would never restart the program or follow any morally objectionable order from Trump. (more...)
New Philippine tourism secretary named as Wanda Tulfo Teo resigns New Philippine tourism secretary named as Wanda Tulfo Teo resigns
- May 10, 2018

Teo, whom Puyat is replacing, resigned after a potential conflict of interest matter involving a television show of her brothers, Ben and Erwin Tulfo. Widowed at 40, she was the wife of lawyer Dave Puyat. While she has yet to take her oath as new DOT chief, many people on social media welcomed Puyat as a new Cabinet member. (more...)
Envision Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:EVHC): Are Traders Shorting This Stock?
- May 10, 2018

CENTRAL TRUST Co now owns 6,626 shares of the company's stock valued at $229,000 after acquiring an additional 2,939 shares during the period. Intraday Trading of the Hanesbrands Inc .: Hanesbrands Inc. The company has its outstanding shares of 936.63M. It is also used in ranking the parallel size of stock exchanges, is a measure of the total of the market capitalizations of all companies listed on each stock exchange. (more...)
Two strong earthquakes rattle Pakistan, 9 children injured Two strong earthquakes rattle Pakistan, 9 children injured
- May 10, 2018

But in the eastern province of Khost two children were injured when the roof of a house collapsed, Mohammadi said. The panic-stricken children rushed out of the three-story building. A strong 6.2-magnitude quake rocked Afghanistan on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, sending people rushing outside and creating tremors felt as far away as Pakistan's capital Islamabad . (more...)
Dad 'confesses' to killing Sana (2) Dad 'confesses' to killing Sana (2)
- May 10, 2018

Police in Gujrat launched an investigation into the death of Sana Cheema - of Pakistani origin and believed to have been in her mid-twenties - after allegations she had been murdered by relatives spread online. He said the suspects will be interrogated after obtaining their physical remand from court. Cheema, who became an Italian citizen in September after living for years in the northern city of Brescia, had returned to her birth country two months ago where she died of "natural causes", ... (more...)
Iranian forces in Syria fire rockets at Israeli targets in Golan Iranian forces in Syria fire rockets at Israeli targets in Golan
- May 10, 2018

According to the IDF all Israel Air Force aircraft returned safely to their bases. Israel has said it will do what it takes to fend off Iran's military entrenchment. Air-raid sirens sounded in the Golan Heights shortly after midnight. Syrian state media, citing a military source on the incident, also did not elaborate. (more...)
Michelle Wolf seems unfazed by fallout from White House Correspondents dinner Michelle Wolf seems unfazed by fallout from White House Correspondents dinner
- May 10, 2018

Using lines deployed by Sanders herself, the comedian replied: 'Well you know, you give the best information you have at the time. Meyers showed viewers a CSpan tweet announcing its YouTube video of Michelle Wolf's performance had, in just three days, become its most watched WHCD video ever, clocking 4.4 million viewers. (more...)
'Azadi' isn't possible, you can't fight army: Rawat to Kashmiris 'Azadi' isn't possible, you can't fight army: Rawat to Kashmiris
- May 10, 2018

Don't get carried away unnecessarily. It won't happen. Why are you picking up weapons? The JKLF chairman said, "Our reply to General Rawat is same that was given by Ghandi Jee to a British envoy who had posed same type of question to him that how can poor Indian fight British military might and survive as an independent state without British help, Ghandi had replied that he would prefer a non-competent poor independent country over a competent and wealthy illegal occupation and slavery". (more...)
PM Modi lashes out at Congress, calls it 'contract' party PM Modi lashes out at Congress, calls it 'contract' party
- May 10, 2018

Interestingly, in the earlier Jain University-Lokniti-CSDS poll, the BJP was reported to be in the lead in Coastal Karnataka and Mumbai Karnataka while the current poll shows that the Congress has wrested the initiative in both regions. Parrikar, in December, had written to Karnataka BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa, stating that Government of Goa is willing to consider the request to work out an amicable settlement strictly restricted to drinking water only to the drought prone areas. (more...)
Sushma Swaraj leaves for Myanmar Sushma Swaraj leaves for Myanmar
- May 10, 2018

Sheikh Ateeq, a student based in the Philippines, had reached out to Swaraj with a passport issue via Twitter. In January 2018, she had announced that she will "personally monitor" Indian embassies' responses to requests for help and it is due to her efforts that legitimate problems of Indian citizens at home and overseas is being addressed regularly. (more...)
Meghan Markle's Wax Figure Revealed, Placed Next to Prince Harry Wax Figure! Meghan Markle's Wax Figure Revealed, Placed Next to Prince Harry Wax Figure!
- May 10, 2018

Madame Tussauds London just unveiled a waxwork of Markle as it prepares for events marking the May 19 royal wedding . Kensington Palace confirmed last week that Mr Markle and Meghan's mother Doria Ragland will be having "important roles" for the wedding . (more...)
Abe renews pledge to win release of Japanese abductees in N Korea Abe renews pledge to win release of Japanese abductees in N Korea
- May 10, 2018

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with the leaders of Japan and South Korea in Tokyo on Wednesday to discuss issues of trade, investment, and regional politics, Reuters reports. He proposed that the three countries roll out joint projects of this kind in production capacity cooperation, poverty reduction, disaster management and energy saving, so as to promote the development of other countries in the region. (more...)
Hailey Baldwin Tweeted About Wanting to Date Shawn Mendes in 2013 Hailey Baldwin Tweeted About Wanting to Date Shawn Mendes in 2013
- May 10, 2018

Putting stuff out into the world in order to make it happen is nothing new. Mendes donned a dapper burgundy suit, while Baldwin wore an off-the-shoulder flowing white gown with a modified sweetheart neckline. I want it to be incredible for her, so I've been trying for the past 24 hours to be really silly so that she stays on. "Just finding out now that Hailey Baldwin tweeted at me!" Thinking about then 16 year old Hailey tweeting about then 13 year old Shawn seems kinda unusual now, ... (more...)
Italy govt talks between 5-Star and League going well -joint statement Italy govt talks between 5-Star and League going well -joint statement
- May 10, 2018

Thus far the leader of the far-right Lega has refused to drop his ally, Silvio Berlusconi, to join an M5S government as a junior coalition partner. The deal hinges on League dropping Berlusconi's Forza Italia party. Italian government bond yields jumped to a seven-week high on Thursday on an increased possibility that a government of anti-establishment parties comes into power in the euro zone's third largest economy. (more...)
Drew Bledsoe, Terry Rozier Embrace Before Celtics-76ers Game 5 Drew Bledsoe, Terry Rozier Embrace Before Celtics-76ers Game 5
- May 10, 2018

Whether that was on objective or a simple mistake remains unknown, but it started a war of words between the two - with Drew caught in the middle. Appearing on NBC Sports Boston 's pregame show before Game 5 between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers, Bledsoe quipped, "It looks like he lost a bet or something". (more...)
Australia call off hosting Bangladesh for Test, ODI series citing financial reasons Australia call off hosting Bangladesh for Test, ODI series citing financial reasons
- May 10, 2018

The series slated to be Bangladesh's first tour down under since 2003 had Australia playing two Tests and three Tests in August and September. Sutherland was quoted on Wednesday declaring the tour, scheduled to begin in August, has ben scrapped over fears it would not be commercially viable when competing head to head with the AFL and NRL. (more...)
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...)

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