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Political party conspiring to kill me, says Mamata Political party conspiring to kill me, says Mamata
- May 12, 2018

Ms Banerjee, 63, didn't give a clear answer. "But the fact is at the present state of the country, the Congress could not possess a bulk of its own", the Trinamool Congress chief told a Bengali news channel, in accordance with news agency Press Trust of India. (more...)
Theresa May's REVENGE as Boris Johnson FROZEN OUT of important Brexit discussions Theresa May's REVENGE as Boris Johnson FROZEN OUT of important Brexit discussions
- May 12, 2018

But the option favoured by the Foreign Secretary - " maximum facilitation " - is opposed by other members of the Cabinet. It also found that even in a "best-case scenario", in which the Government agreed tariff-free, frictionless trade imports on food and drink, worldwide rules would oblige the United Kingdom to conduct more customs and borders checks. (more...)
Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria after rocket fire Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria after rocket fire
- May 12, 2018

On Thursday, Israel accused Iran of firing a barrage of rockets against the Israeli side of a ceasefire line on the Golan Heights, partly controlled by Israel since the 1967 Arab-Israeli war. In Iran's first official reaction to the attack, a Friday report in state-run IRNA quoted Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi as saying the Israeli attack on Syria under "fabricated and baseless excuses" is a breach of the national sovereignty and territorial integrity of Syria. (more...)
Pupils and teacher hurt in chemistry class experiment Pupils and teacher hurt in chemistry class experiment
- May 12, 2018

Merrol Hyde Magnet School in Middle Tennessee had to be evacuated Wednesday morning after a science experiment gone wrong caused a hazmat situation that injured 17 students and a teacher. Eight students and the teacher were taking to the hospital with chemical burn or splash injuries, officials said Wednesday afternoon. "None of the children were actually doused with the chemicals", said Nichols. (more...)
Gov. Fallin vetoes SB1212, Gov. Fallin vetoes SB1212, "constitutional carry"
- May 12, 2018

They are now working with attorneys, including Sandy Coats. It would have authorized people 21 and older and military personnel who are at least 18 to legally carry a handgun, either openly or concealed, without a state-issued license or permit . (more...)
NRA sues NY agency, governor over statements on gun owners insurance NRA sues NY agency, governor over statements on gun owners insurance
- May 12, 2018

The lawsuit follows efforts by the Cuomo administration to encourage banks and insurance companies doing business in NY to cease any dealings with organizations that promote guns. L.L.C. agreed to pay $7 million to NY regulators to settle charges that the Carry Guard program, administered by the brokerage's Lockton Affinity L.L.C. (more...)
Now, BJP MP Savitri Bai Phule calls Jinnah 'mahapurush' Now, BJP MP Savitri Bai Phule calls Jinnah 'mahapurush'
- May 12, 2018

Maurya had said that such great men had played important role in the independence of India , if someone questions them, it is a wrong thing. "He [Jinnah] was, is, and will always remain a great person", she said. On May 2, some activists barged into the AMU campus and demanded that the portrait be taken down. This was followed by protests from AMU students against police inaction. (more...)
Trump attacks media after reports of Cohen deal with AT&T Trump attacks media after reports of Cohen deal with AT&T
- May 12, 2018

Cohen, to advise on the telecommunications giant's deal to buy Time Warner. Earlier on Friday, Stephenson sent a letter to employees of AT&T calling the decision to hire Cohen a "big mistake". He also announced the departure of Bob Quinn, who heads the company's Washington lobbying and government affairs operations. Stephenson acknowledged that the company's reputation had been damaged when the payments to Cohen came to light. (more...)
Jay-Z and Tidal are working on a new Prince album Jay-Z and Tidal are working on a new Prince album
- May 12, 2018

Certain Prince releases remain exclusively available for streaming on Tidal . Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. "Our only goal is to share Prince's music with his fans as he wanted", said Jay-Z in a new statement. In the lawsuit, NPG Records said Tidal streamed Prince's songs without permission after his death. The company that first signed Prince and issued " Purple Rain " and his other best-known albums, Warner Bros is also planning to release an album of ... (more...)
No progress in NAFTA talks No progress in NAFTA talks
- May 12, 2018

President Donald Trump, who described NAFTA as "a awful disaster" for the American economy. "We plan to meet again as needed, which I think will be soon". Mexico has launched a counterproposal to USA demands to toughen automotive industry content rules and boost wages. Guajardo said his team tried hard during the week to bridge the gap. (more...)
Hawaii asks Trump to declare state of disaster for volcano eruption Hawaii asks Trump to declare state of disaster for volcano eruption
- May 12, 2018

Geological Survey, said. Only the Kahuku Unit will be open during its normal hours, Friday through Sunday, 9 a.m.to 3 p.m. Ige's request came the same day that the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory released a warning stating that the current conditions near and in the Kilauea volcano could provoke further explosions. (more...)
US Treasury's Mnuchin does not see Iran sanctions hiking oil prices US Treasury's Mnuchin does not see Iran sanctions hiking oil prices
- May 12, 2018

Both manufacturers are examining the implications of the Trump decision. He said companies doing business in Iran would not be able to generate new business but would be able to wrap up existing contracts. The reaction from some in Europe was bitter. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, in an interview with Le Parisien published on Thursday, said European companies should not have to pay for the U.S. (more...)
Former PM Mahathir Mohamad storms back to power in Malaysia Former PM Mahathir Mohamad storms back to power in Malaysia
- May 12, 2018

The national currency ringgit was in desperate nosedive, foreign capital fled. "We should ensure this". Malaysian markets were closed and will reopen only on Monday, but overseas investors were nervous about the ouster of Najib, who has been in power for almost a decade. (more...)
President Trump Has A New Nickname For Sen. Donnelly: "Sleepin' Joe"
- May 12, 2018

Senate candidate Mike Braun , who won his primary Tuesday and will face incumbent Democrat Sen. Embracing his role as party leader, President Donald Trump issued a stern warning at a rally Thursday that Democrats would disrupt the economic progress of his administration, imploring Republicans to mobilize during the 2018 midterm elections. (more...)
USA faces European backlash against Iran sanctions USA faces European backlash against Iran sanctions
- May 12, 2018

Mr Le Drian said the commitment of other partners to the Iran deal should be respected. Le Maire said the European Union had to defend its "economic sovereignty" when it comes to the right to trade with Iran. The sanctions will not only bar USA companies from doing business with Iran, but they also will hurt European and other companies by prohibiting them from using American banks unless they cut links with Iran. (more...)
Trump Tells Car Executives He's Still Open to Talks With California Trump Tells Car Executives He's Still Open to Talks With California
- May 12, 2018

An draft proposal offered by the U.S. Transportation division will suspend fuel efficacy requirements at 2020 rates through 20 26, rather than letting them increase previously proposed. "Mexico and Canada, look, they don't like to lose the golden goose". In testimony to Congress this month, Mitch Bainwol, CEO of the manufacturers' alliance, said the trade group urged the administration to find a solution that increases mileage requirements from 2022 to 2025 and includes California to keep ... (more...)
Brown faces California budget fight as surplus grows Brown faces California budget fight as surplus grows
- May 12, 2018

Jerry Brown's "May revision" budget proposal, released on Friday, includes a new, one-time funding increase of $100 million for maintenance backlogs on CSU campuses. The $150 million funding increase includes $19 million to expand self-help services for litigants without lawyers, $4 million for interpreter services and $3.4 million for a five-year pilot project to adjudicate minor traffic violations online. (more...)
Record flooding expected in Montana river Record flooding expected in Montana river
- May 12, 2018

Lukinbeal says the river has surpassed 13 ft. Nickless says temperatures will cool into the 50s this weekend, but bounce back into the 70s by the start of the new work week. The Clark Fork River reached major flood stage at 13 feet Thursday afternoon. A handful of homeless people were rescued from their camp in the middle of the Clark Fork River after rising flood waters begin to cut off any chance of escape. (more...)
Iran's Supreme Leader posts Instagram pic reading 'Fire and Fury' Iran's Supreme Leader posts Instagram pic reading 'Fire and Fury'
- May 12, 2018

Khamenei shared the photo from his own Instagram account Friday, days after Trump announced that the USA would withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal. Khamenei warned that any Iranian concessions to the U.S. "This man will turn to dust and his body will become food for snakes and ants", he added. "We accepted the JCPOA, but enmities with the Islamic Republic did not end", he said. (more...)
Tigers, Mariners rained out, will play doubleheader on Saturday Tigers, Mariners rained out, will play doubleheader on Saturday
- May 12, 2018

The Seattle Mariners knocked off Toronto 9-3 on Thursday behind outstanding work on the mound and the long ball at the plate. The Mariners are putting up 4.64 runs per game while allowing 4.61 per contest. Seattle has struggled with consistency over the last week, as they have alternated wins and losses over their last nine games. The Mariners have gone 21-15 SU this year and are 21-14 against the spread (ATS). (more...)
Michael Cohen Reportedly Sold Access To Trump's Administration Michael Cohen Reportedly Sold Access To Trump's Administration
- May 12, 2018

The objective of the payments, which predate the sanctions, and the nature of the business relationship between Vekselberg and Cohen is unclear. Maybe this is why the SDNY case is with the Public Corruption division of the U.S. Here are some of the responses by Mr. Trump and the White House to the allegations over the past few months. It seems as if there is no end to Michael Cohen's woes as it has now emerged he sold access to President Donald Trump , in an attempt to roll in cash for ... (more...)
Noura Hussein Sentenced to Death For Killing Her Rapist Noura Hussein Sentenced to Death For Killing Her Rapist
- May 12, 2018

Shahd Hamza, 20, was among those who came to support Hussein in court, after hearing about her case in a group chat on WhatsApp. She is said to have wanted to finish her education and train as a teacher. As of about 4 p.m. on May 11, more than 136,000 people had signed the Change.org petition asking for Noura to be spared from the death penalty. Yasmeen Hassan of Equality Now, one of the groups seeking to have the conviction overturned, told BBC News the verdict had not surprised her. (more...)
Police Cruiser Stolen in Dexter Police Cruiser Stolen in Dexter
- May 12, 2018

Tyler Tibbetts, 22, stole a fully marked Dexter police cruiser at 11:29 a.m. after he had been arrested and handcuffed. Stephen McCausland, a State Police spokesman, said in a written statement that authorities latter spotted Tibbetts "behind the wheel of a second vehicle and chased the auto along Route 15 until it crashed" into trees in Corinth. (more...)
Congress manifesto: SC sees no violation in promising uplift of minority group Congress manifesto: SC sees no violation in promising uplift of minority group
- May 12, 2018

While disposing of the plea, the bench comprising CJI Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud told the petitioner to take statutory recourse under the Representation of People's Act. In his plea, Muthalik has claimed that the Congress manifesto seeks votes in the name of religion, thus all Congress candidates should be disqualified from contesting the election for allegedly indulging in religious discrimination. (more...)
Out-of-control truck takes out light poles on I-43 Out-of-control truck takes out light poles on I-43
- May 12, 2018

No one was hurt in the May 4 incident on Interstate 43 near Hampton, according to ABC affiliate WISN. For some reason, the driver lost control of his vehicle sending the truck onto the concrete divider. Police arrived and reportedly conducted a field sobriety test on the truck's driver. The Sheriff's Office hasn't said what charges the driver is facing. (more...)
Police Say Baby Found Following AMBER Alert Police Say Baby Found Following AMBER Alert
- May 12, 2018

The alert was issued by the sheriff's office in the Finger Lakes community and New York State Police. Gionna is a black female with short, black hair and brown eyes. The vehicle believed to have been driven by Harter was located in Wayne County Thursday evening. Police believe that the child may be in imminent danger of serious physical injury and/or death. (more...)
USA offers to help N. Korea's economy if it 'quickly' denuclearizes
- May 12, 2018

In order for the U.S.to work with North Korea, Pompeo said there would need to be "complete" and "verifiable" denuclearization. "If Chairman Kim chooses the right path, there is a future brimming with peace and prosperity for the North Korean people". (more...)
K'taka Polls 2018: Congress wants EC to disqualify B Sriramulu K'taka Polls 2018: Congress wants EC to disqualify B Sriramulu
- May 12, 2018

Though the central leadership of the BJP has denied any involvement with Janardhana Reddy , the latter has been campaigning for the party and particularly Sriramulu in Molakalmuru (Chitradurga district). In the process, it was being worked out that JD (S) leader HD Devegowda would put condition that he would support the Congress only if Siddaramiah is not the state CM. (more...)
Grammar schools: critics slam £50m boost for 'elitist' education Grammar schools: critics slam £50m boost for 'elitist' education
- May 12, 2018

The move was welcomed by the Grammar School Heads' Association. Just 2.6 per cent of pupils on FSM are taught in grammar schools, compared with 14.1 per cent in all schools. They promised " schools that work for everyone " but this policy just doesn't live up to the label. "There is not a shred of evidence to suggest that increasing grammar school places improves progressive educational outcomes", said Eyre, a governor of Coombe Road primary school in Brighton. (more...)
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...)

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