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There is no tsunami threat for Alaska There is no tsunami threat for Alaska
- May 12, 2018

A similar scare occurred in February when NWS officials said there was a glitch during a routine test after some people on the East Coast received what looked like an actual warning on their phones. "They mentioned it had been misinterpreted". In a tweet, the National Tsunami Warning Center said the test message was misinterpreted, but Alaskans disputed that statement, saying there was no indication that the alert was simply a test. (more...)
CAUGHT ON CAM: Officer suspended after manhandling woman CAUGHT ON CAM: Officer suspended after manhandling woman
- May 12, 2018

The footage starts with Campbell's silver SUV being pulled over by the side of the road, before Officer Michael Swerdlove approaches her to check her license and explain she had been ticketed for drifting from one lane to another. When she would not comply, the officer opened the door and instructed her to step out of the auto. Campbell gave an interview to a local television station in which she said she felt violated. (more...)
HC confirms conviction of 19 for Ode massacre in Gujarat HC confirms conviction of 19 for Ode massacre in Gujarat
- May 12, 2018

The bench acquitted three and also confirmed acquittal of 23 of the 47 accused. All four were sentenced to life imprisonment by the trial court. The case staying in the news because six accused persons in the Malav Bhagol case fled overseas after jumping bail. (more...)
Sheldon Silver Convicted on All Counts in Second Corruption Trial Sheldon Silver Convicted on All Counts in Second Corruption Trial
- May 12, 2018

An appeals court tossed out that conviction, citing a recent Supreme Court ruling that changed the legal boundaries for public corruption. Skelos was convicted on federal corruption charges in 2015 , although his conviction was overturned in 2017. (more...)
Ex-Arsenal captain Gilberto Silva: Wenger deserves every plaudit he receives Ex-Arsenal captain Gilberto Silva: Wenger deserves every plaudit he receives
- May 12, 2018

Wenger, who steps down this summer after 22 years in charge of the north London club , told journalists that the Gunners had performed miracles in beating the drop year on year during his tenure. "It's always the last one - not Leicester because there was nothing at stake, but Atletico Madrid", he added. "There are some people here who I employed 20 years ago who did fight for me every single day so it is not easy to say goodbye". (more...)
Afriforum challenges Grace Mugabe's assault immunity Afriforum challenges Grace Mugabe's assault immunity
- May 12, 2018

Assault on Gabriella EngelsJohannesburg model Gabriella Engels, with her mother Debbie, at the High Court in Pretoria. Advocate Hilton Epstein SC argued that Pretoria had not conferred the diplomatic standing, but that the department of worldwide relations and cooperation had only upheld the fact of existing immunity for then President Robert Mugabe's spouse. (more...)
Protestors Pelt Stones On Amit Shah's Convoy In Tirupathi: BJP Blames TDP Protestors Pelt Stones On Amit Shah's Convoy In Tirupathi: BJP Blames TDP
- May 12, 2018

On April 30, Naidu hit out at the Centre for its failure to grant special category status to the state while saying that every other state received funds for development except Andhra. "We have got only preliminary information and we are verifying all facts", he said. Shah offered prayers at the Lord Venkateswara shrine in Tirumala this morning. (more...)
Fox Business Guest Defends Torture: It Worked On John McCain Fox Business Guest Defends Torture: It Worked On John McCain
- May 12, 2018

CNN quoted a White House official as saying Sadler, speaking Thursday at a staff meeting, meant the comment as a joke but that it flopped. On Wednesday, McCain, who was a prisoner of war in Vietnam and was tortured by his captors, issued a statement urging his fellow senators to vote against Gina Haspel for Central Intelligence Agency director. (more...)
Central Intelligence Agency nominee has ties to Kentucky Central Intelligence Agency nominee has ties to Kentucky
- May 12, 2018

Collins found, on balance, that Haspel deserves the job. Haspel - a 33-year veteran of the agency - faces what will likely be a close confirmation vote in the full Senate. They have traveled the globe together many times over to meet with foreign leaders and USA troops. The agency learned "tough lessons" during "that tumultuous time", Haspel said, and that theexperiencereinforced her "personal commitment, clearly and without reservation", not to restart the CIA's detention and ... (more...)
N mulls legal action against NAB chief over money laundering allegations N mulls legal action against NAB chief over money laundering allegations
- May 12, 2018

NAB had notified it was "examining complaints" that the foreign exchange reserves of India increased by $4.9bn, as "verified" by a World Bank report, because of Nawaz and Shahbaz Sharif's money laundering activities. A resolution demanding the resignation of the NAB chairman was also tabled in the Punjab Assembly by PML-N's Hina Parvez Butt today. "References against me in NAB are related to baseless media reports", claimed Sharif. (more...)
Budgam attack: Police version Budgam attack: Police version
- May 12, 2018

According to the police statement militants attempted to force their entry inside a Guard post at Budgam. He said that in the process the said official was injured, who consequently succumbed to his injury . Martyred jawan Sgct Shamim Ahmad hailed from a Hanjan Yaripora Kulgam. The policeman was attacked at Soibugh in Budgam district, about 26 km south of Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir. (more...)
Emirates full-year profit rebounds despite continuing pressures Emirates full-year profit rebounds despite continuing pressures
- May 12, 2018

The group declared a dividend of $545m to shareholder Investment Corporation of Dubai , while an Emirates source said the company plans to pay a profit share of five week's salary to workers. Emirates denied on Tuesday a Reuters report that said the airline was facing a cabin crew shortage. "The rise in revenue by 9% to $25.2bn is married to an increase in seat factors to 77.% while passenger numbers went up to 58.5m underlining the "perfect storm" where Emirates has capitalised on ... (more...)
Flooding forces 2500 BC residents from their homes Flooding forces 2500 BC residents from their homes
- May 11, 2018

Across the province, there are now 23 local states of emergency, 31 evacuation orders affecting almost 2,000 homes, and 36 alerts affecting 930 properties. Rapidly melting snow combined with heavy rain has resulted in rivers overflowing in the interior Kootenay region such as near the town of Grand Forks. (more...)
Nation's oldest living World War II veteran turns 112 Nation's oldest living World War II veteran turns 112
- May 11, 2018

He now resides in East Austin, where he has lived since the 1940s. Overton is also the oldest man in America, born in 1906. He still lives there today . The Austin-Statesman reported family and friends are throwing a birthday bash outside his house Friday, which is located on a street that now bears his name - Richard Overton Avenue. (more...)
Pretium Resources Inc. (PVG) Analysts See $0.09 EPS
- May 11, 2018

Wainwright. Also Juniorminingnetwork.com published the news titled: "Gold Reserve Provides Update on Venezuela Activities" on May 10, 2018 . Total debt to equity ratio of Endocyte Inc (NASDAQ:ECYT) for most recent quarter is 0 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0. (more...)
Karnataka Assembly elections: polling in RR Nagar postponed to May 28 Karnataka Assembly elections: polling in RR Nagar postponed to May 28
- May 11, 2018

The ruling Congress blamed the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) after the incident, calling it a conspiracy hatched by the party leaders in the apartment that allegedly belonged to a former BJP Corporator Manjula Nanjamari. Of the 8,096 licensed arms holders in the city, around 7,500 had surrendered their weapons to local stations, Kumar further said."The remaining are either commissioned to state or central government employees", he said. (more...)
Democrats should not take midterm elections for granted Democrats should not take midterm elections for granted
- May 11, 2018

But the data does provide some good news for Republicans: They still outpace Democrats among registered voters in several key congressional districts. "I don't think we win by subtraction, we win by addition", he said. He said DeWine will be "a great governor with a heavy focus" on health care and jobs, dismissing Cordray as a "Socialist opponent" who was "a big failure in his last job". (more...)
Malaysia king agrees to pardon Anwar immediately: Mahathir Malaysia king agrees to pardon Anwar immediately: Mahathir
- May 11, 2018

For the uninitiated, the so-called prophecy, which started circulating around the 1960s and 1970s, predicted that each letter in the word "Rahman" represents the name of Malaysia's prime ministers: Tunku Abdul Rahman, Abdul Razak Hussein, Hussein Onn, Mahathir Mohamad, Abdullah Badawi and Najib Razak. (more...)
Karnataka election: Bitter campaign ends, state to vote on Saturday Karnataka election: Bitter campaign ends, state to vote on Saturday
- May 11, 2018

In the last couple of weeks, he has spoken to the workers of the Karnataka BJP's farmers, women and youth wings and also answered their questions "PM Modi is the first and only global leader to have adopted the unique video interactions through his own app", Malviya claimed. (more...)
Congress trying to win Karnataka by hook or crook: Amit Shah Congress trying to win Karnataka by hook or crook: Amit Shah
- May 11, 2018

PM Modi attacked me on PM ambition only to "distract" attention. The PM said come May 15, Karnataka will shun the Congress like most others states. While campaigning in Mandya district's Malavalli on Tuesday, Siddaramaiah had praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi instead of Congress candidate Narendra Swamy. (more...)
Public appearance by Duke boosts wedding hopes Public appearance by Duke boosts wedding hopes
- May 11, 2018

Last week, a Kensington Palace spokesman said Prince Philip "very much hoped to attend" the wedding. Prince Philip made his first public appearance since leaving hospital following his recent hip operation. The Queen took a walk around the show. The Queen, wearing a pair of sunglasses and a bonnet, was pictured walking away from the vehicle with Penny, Countess Mountbatten of Burma, to enjoy the third day of the annual event. (more...)
Allegations of Eric Schneiderman abuse went to Trump, attorney says Allegations of Eric Schneiderman abuse went to Trump, attorney says
- May 11, 2018

Trump tweeted about Schneiderman in 2013, comparing him to two disgraced NY politicians - but merely referencing what he claimed to know about him. Schneiderman resigned this week after The New Yorker magazine reported about four women who accused Schneiderman of assaulting them. (more...)
Peta's Forecast - Tracking rounds of showers and storms this Mother's Day Weekend Peta's Forecast - Tracking rounds of showers and storms this Mother's Day Weekend
- May 11, 2018

There are a few foggy or hazy spots. Mother's Day will be mostly dry. Friday will be the nicest of the next three days. It's a slightly cooler, but seasonable day. A front will stall just to the south of CT and a weak wave of low pressure will develop on the front. Highs will top out in the low to mid 70s on the Mainland. (more...)
Petcare Packaging Sales Market Outlook, Opportunity And Demand Analysis, Forecast 2018 Petcare Packaging Sales Market Outlook, Opportunity And Demand Analysis, Forecast 2018
- May 11, 2018

Another factor driving the growth of the global suspension & retention packaging market is the increased preference for packaging type that enhances the brand visibility of the product. Data on the year-on-year growth provides readers with an overall view on expected progress reshaping growth during the forecast period. The report also talks about an impact analysis of drivers and restraints that helps in decision-making and becoming more efficient. (more...)
Oceanographers record largest-ever wave in southern hemisphere off New Zealand coast Oceanographers record largest-ever wave in southern hemisphere off New Zealand coast
- May 11, 2018

Waves like this do not just affect the coasts in southern hemisphere, but also those in the northern hemisphere. Because of this, Dr Durrant said it was "very probable" even larger waves could have occurred during this storm. Between Iceland and the United Kingdom a wave 62 feet high was measured by a buoy during the winter of 2013 when a very strong cold front howled 50 miles per hour winds over a large swath in the North Atlantic. (more...)
Irish health service chief steps down amid cervical smear tests controversy Irish health service chief steps down amid cervical smear tests controversy
- May 11, 2018

Minister Harris was speaking after Mr O'Brien appeared to criticise members of Oireachtas committees who questioned him over the Cervical Check scandal. The scandal was brought to light through a high court case taken by a terminally ill woman with cervical cancer who was given an incorrect result. "This was a strategy to ensure the HSE, the corporate brand, is being protected", he said. (more...)
Cornell Student Strips To Give Feminist Thesis Cornell Student Strips To Give Feminist Thesis
- May 11, 2018

Letitia stood up to give her speech. Chai, who was dressed in a blue button-down shirt and cutoff jean shorts , told the student newspaper she "was so taken aback" by Maggor's question that she "didn't really know how to respond". On Wednesday I sent out a plea for solidarity, solidarity with individuals like myself who have been asked to question ourselves, specifically our appearance for the comfort of others. (more...)
British tourists abducted, guard killed in Congo park ambush British tourists abducted, guard killed in Congo park ambush
- May 11, 2018

De Merode, a Belgian national, was himself wounded in a road ambush between the park and Goma, the capital of North Kivu, in May 2014. Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office says it is in contact with Congolese authorities following an incident involving two British nationals. (more...)
Scientists finally discover how the Leaning Tower of Pisa stays intact Scientists finally discover how the Leaning Tower of Pisa stays intact
- May 11, 2018

Thanks to the soil the tower was able to survive after four major earthquakes , and, moreover, did not even receive any damage. This made sure that the leaning tower remained undamaged. After studying available seismological, geotechnical and structural information, the research team concluded that the survival of the tower can be attributed to a phenomenon known as dynamic soil-structure interaction (DSSI). (more...)
Kelly says Trump is 'somewhat embarrassed' by Russian Federation probe Kelly says Trump is 'somewhat embarrassed' by Russian Federation probe
- May 11, 2018

While Kelly's role in the administration appears to have diminished of late, he told NPR that he has a close relationship with Trump and said he has never considered leaving the White House. In the countries they come from, fourth-, fifth-, sixth-grade educations are kind of the norm", Kelly said. This means English was the language they spoke at home or that the person self-reported speaking the language well. (more...)

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