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Hydro One hikes dividend as profit jumps amid political onslaught in Ontario Hydro One hikes dividend as profit jumps amid political onslaught in Ontario
- May 15, 2018

The board chair, David Denison, received $260,000, also split between cash and stocks. The Liberals and Hydro One had said the review would focus on executive compensation - which includes at least $10.7 million in severance for the CEO, who earned a $6.2-million salary a year ago. (more...)
Aston Villa boss wants deal for veteran defender Aston Villa boss wants deal for veteran defender
- May 15, 2018

Bruce was appointed in October 2016, with Villa 19th, and has previously questioned the mentality and ability of some players to handle the pressure - although he expects no problems against Boro . "We've given ourselves a chance, we've given ourselves a small advantage, but we've been around long enough to know that we can't get carried away with it, that's for sure". (more...)
Kidney embolization: What was Melania Trump's surgery for? Kidney embolization: What was Melania Trump's surgery for?
- May 15, 2018

The first lady joined her husband last month to host Japan's prime minister for a two-day summit at the Trumps' Florida estate, and the Trumps hosted France's president at the White House on a three-day state visit, including the lavish state dinner. (more...)
Race 3 Trailer: On Your Mark, Get Set, Go! Race 3 Trailer: On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!
- May 15, 2018

Pictures of Salman and Jacqueline bike riding to Leh had also emerged on social media giving fans a number of travel goals. Khan joins Race 3 as part of Anil Kapoor's family. The makers of the movie gave more insight into how Race 3 came about. Talking about the same, producer Ramesh Taurani said, "All of us- Salman, Remo (D'Souza), and the entire team felt that the subject and the script is so strong that we should make this into a 3D film". (more...)
GOP Governors Urge Nobel Committee to Consider Trump GOP Governors Urge Nobel Committee to Consider Trump
- May 15, 2018

Henry McMaster has organized a group of US governors in an effort to get the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to President Donald Trump. The meeting will follow recent overtures by North Korea that appeared aimed at calming tensions, including the release of three Americans that had been detained there. (more...)
Israel Wins Eurovision Song Contest Israel Wins Eurovision Song Contest
- May 15, 2018

Another bonus, he noted, "is that Eurovision will come to Jerusalem next year". Those are not just empty words. The results showed that the respondents indicated higher levels of life satisfaction, especially if their country has shown good results in the Eurovision song contest. (more...)
Iran's Zarif Hails 'Constructive Meeting' With EU On Nuclear Deal
- May 15, 2018

Zarif, after a closed-door meeting with Mogherini in Brussels , said: "My meeting with Mogherini was good and constructive". After an hour-long meeting at European Union headquarters, Mr Zarif said he believed both side were "on the right track" to make sure that the interests of the deal's "remaining participants, particularly Iran, will be preserved and guaranteed". (more...)
Another Personality Quiz on Facebook Exposes Data of Millions of Users Another Personality Quiz on Facebook Exposes Data of Millions of Users
- May 15, 2018

About 270,000 people downloaded Kogan's personality-quiz app, which shared information on the people and their friends that then was improperly passed to Cambridge Analytica. Alexander Kogan who is at the heart of the Cambridge Analytica situation was also listed on this project as a collaborator until 2014. Ime Archibong, vice president of product partnerships, says that if any evidence is found that the suspended apps or other apps have misused data, they will be banned. (more...)
Coroner: 22-year-old black man strangled to death by Louisiana police Coroner: 22-year-old black man strangled to death by Louisiana police
- May 15, 2018

A community march was planned for Monday evening as Robinson's family said they believe excessive force was used to subdue him. She praised Lopinto and Cvitanovich for being open about the autopsy results and the investigation. "That doesn't mean our officers did anything wrong, or it may mean that they did something wrong". "From a policy standpoint, we don't train somebody to hit someone with a brick", Lopinto told reporters. (more...)
Lalu Yadav returns to Ranchi after end of parole Lalu Yadav returns to Ranchi after end of parole
- May 15, 2018

He married Aishwarya Rai , the daughter of RJD MLA Chandrika Rai, in Patna on Saturday. Senior leaders from Bihar including the Chief Minister of the state, Nitish Kumar, Samajwadi Party chief and former UP CM Akhilesh Yadav, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik, Former Union Minister CP Thakur and Nationalist Congress Party president Sharad Pawar were spotted giving their blessings to Tej and Aishwarya at the function. (more...)
Caged tiger entertainment at Florida high school prom night prompts outrage Caged tiger entertainment at Florida high school prom night prompts outrage
- May 15, 2018

Videos of the event surfaced online, showing caged animals. "This poor tiger was used as an EXOTIC amusement for the mindless teenagers who were present", Mari-Cris Castellanos said in a widely shared Facebook post that has drawn the attention of animal lovers and activist groups alike. (more...)
Shout-out to fathers Shout-out to fathers
- May 15, 2018

Of course what a mother can do, a father can't, but there are a lot of things that a father can bring to a table that probably a mother can't. "Even when I was exhausted after giving birth, I still insisted Saif to keep Taimur attached to his chest, give him the kangaroo love", shared the actor. (more...)
China expects positive outcomes at DPRK-US summit China expects positive outcomes at DPRK-US summit
- May 15, 2018

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un are headed for an unprecedented summit in Singapore on June 12. The big lesson of Trump's big week in geopolitics - in which he ditched the Iran nuclear deal while pivoting optimistically toward his summit with Kim Jong-un - is clear enough: if you want to take on the United States, it really helps to have some nuclear bombs. (more...)
Roberto Mancini plans Balotelli return to Italy squad Roberto Mancini plans Balotelli return to Italy squad
- May 15, 2018

The post of chief coach of the national team of Italy , Mancini was replaced by Giampiero Ventura, who led the "Squadra Azzurra" for the first time since 1958, failed to reach the final stage of the world Cup. "I'd like to go back to Italy", the 27-year-old told calciomercato.com. "I will certainly also speak with Balotelli", said Mancini. "Even in hard times, Italy can boast of having players of great quality. (more...)
Russia's Grand Project to Build 'Putin's Bridge' to Crimea, in Photos Russia's Grand Project to Build 'Putin's Bridge' to Crimea, in Photos
- May 15, 2018

The Crimean Bridge overtakes Lisbon's Vasco da Gama Bridge as the longest in Europe. During World War II the occupying Nazis also began building a bridge but abandoned the project. The Council of the European Union chose to impose sanctions against five individuals for election of the President of Russian Federation to the annexed Crimea, said President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. (more...)
India announces new policy for wind-solar hybrid systems India announces new policy for wind-solar hybrid systems
- May 15, 2018

The rule will go into effect on January 1, 2020, and does not need to be approved by the Legislature or the California Public Utilities Commission. GTM Research published a new analysis late last week which revealed what it expects to be the upside to this new requirement, specifically, the base-case residential solar PV forecast increased by 14% between 2020 to 2023, which works out to be an increase of about 650 MW. (more...)
Amber Alert issued for 7 year old girl Amber Alert issued for 7 year old girl
- May 15, 2018

Hafza was last seen wearing an ankle-length peach dress and is described to be wearing a puffy ponytail and gold bracelets on her wrist. "The 9-year-old sibling of the 11-year-old stated that, earlier in the evening, that the mother had duct-taped their hands, put socks in their mouths and then began stabbing the 11-year-old", Tulsa Police officer Jeannie McKenzie said. (more...)
For Gases: Australia summoned the Israeli Ambassador For Gases: Australia summoned the Israeli Ambassador "on the carpet"
- May 15, 2018

Sisulu said that on Monday evening she spoke with USA secretary of state Mark Pompeo. Of course the South African government can do more... Late on Monday, the South African government announced that it was withdrawing its representative in Israel , Ambassador Sisa Ngombane, "given the indiscriminate and gravity of the latest Israeli attack". (more...)
Delhi University Admissions 2018 Delhi University Admissions 2018
- May 15, 2018

Out of all the colleges affiliated to Delhi University, only St. Stephen's College and Jesus and Mary College have different admission dates and process. "We have opened all tabs and ensuring zero technical glitches", Officer on Special Duty (Admission) Ashutosh Bharadwaj said. To facilitate the students with the registration process, the Delhi University's administration will set up a centre in the North Campus, DU Students Union (DUSU) President Rocky Tuseed mentioned. (more...)
North Korea begins dismantlement of nuclear test site North Korea begins dismantlement of nuclear test site
- May 15, 2018

The monitoring group said several key operational buildings as well as smaller sheds had been razed and rails connecting the tunnels to their waste piles were removed. After Saturday's announcement, President TrumpDonald John TrumpRomney denounces pastor slated to speak at U.S. embassy in Jerusalem Pentagon finds problems with Kushner-backed health program: report Apple CEO Tim Cook praises Parkland, "Me Too" activists in commencement speech MORE thanked North Korea for its ... (more...)
Rajnath praises Odisha police for anti-Maoist operations Rajnath praises Odisha police for anti-Maoist operations
- May 15, 2018

Sharing more details on the recent operations in Kandhamal and Bolangir districts, Sharma revealed that seven ultras including two top Maoist cadres carrying cash rewards have been killed in exchange of fire. The recovery of several arms including AK-47, Insas, and SLR rifle indicated that the opposition is heavily armed, sources said. He informed that the crack down on Maoists will continue and action plan has been prepared for each LWE infested areas including its epi centre at Malkangiri ... (more...)
Karnataka results show what will happen in 2019 polls: Danve Karnataka results show what will happen in 2019 polls: Danve
- May 15, 2018

Mumbai: The Karnataka Assembly results are a "clear indication" of what will happen in the general elections next year, Maharashtra BJP president Raosaheb Danve said here today. In such a scenario, HD Deve Gowda's JD (S) is likely to emerge as a kingmaker since its support would be crucial in government formation in Karnataka. (more...)
Iran-EU nuclear talks start in Brussels Iran-EU nuclear talks start in Brussels
- May 15, 2018

Mr Zarif said on his first stop, China, that he hoped to secure a "clear future design" for the agreement. The agreement stipulated a gradual lifting of anti-Iranian economic sanctions in exchange for Tehran curbing its nuclear program and allowing inspections to ensure that the nature of the program is peaceful. (more...)
China sends trade envoy to USA, welcomes Trump ZTE comments China sends trade envoy to USA, welcomes Trump ZTE comments
- May 15, 2018

Referring to Liu's visit, Lu said China was willing to work with the U.S.to "strive for positive and constructive outcomes from the next round of economic and trade discussions". businesses and consumers, paradoxically harming U.S. competitiveness", the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the largest business group in the country, said in its written comments submitted on Friday. (more...)
Groundwork quits Hungary # & over039;repressive' Coverages — George Soros Groundwork quits Hungary # & over039;repressive' Coverages — George Soros
- May 15, 2018

Hungarian government spokesman Zoltan Kovacs declined to comment. The announcement came one day after Prime Minister Viktor Orban pledged to submit a new legislative package known as "Stop Soros" to parliament as soon as the new government is formed. (more...)
Indiana Officers Escort Boy To School After His Dad's Murder Indiana Officers Escort Boy To School After His Dad's Murder
- May 15, 2018

When he arrived, the schoolboy was met with around 70 police officers who turned out to support him. The SWAT team even presented Dakota with his own shirt and badge. A three-hour standoff ensued before Wolfe opened fire from the second floor of the apartment, fatally striking Pitts. What a lovely gesture for him on what we're sure was a daunting day. (more...)
Partly Sunny Today, PM T-Storms Partly Sunny Today, PM T-Storms
- May 15, 2018

Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 miles per hour in the morning. A light 20% chance for some isolated showers and storms is hanging around this morning. Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Monday: A 30 percent chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 74. (more...)
RIA Novosti Ukraine news network suspected of taking orders from Russian Federation RIA Novosti Ukraine news network suspected of taking orders from Russian Federation
- May 15, 2018

The security service of Ukraine conducted investigations in the office of publications within the framework of the special operation against the Russian mass-media that the Kremlin is using in the information war. Gitlianska said chief of RIA Novosti Ukraine had been detained. "Details are to be clarified by the relevant structures operating legally", - said the source. (more...)
Syrian observatory - Israeli raid in Syria killed Iranians Syrian observatory - Israeli raid in Syria killed Iranians
- May 15, 2018

The confrontation came two days after the United States announced its withdrawal, with Israel's urging, from a nuclear accord with Iran. Israel said it attacked almost all of Iran's military infrastructure in Syria on Thursday after Iranian forces fired rockets at Israeli-held territory for the first time. (more...)
Ekiti 2018: Fayemi to tender resignation letter to Buhari Ekiti 2018: Fayemi to tender resignation letter to Buhari
- May 15, 2018

The Chairman of the APC Primary Election Committee and Nasarawa State Governor Tanko Al-Makura while announcing the results said Fayemi polled a total of 941 votes, to defeat former governor Segun Oni and 31 other aspirants. "Furthermore, he must demonstrate that he is now a changed person by desisting from telling white lies as he did on National Television yesterday, lying so brazenly that he did not give APC delegates money to get their votes". (more...)

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