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Big-money boys at Hydro One take $25000 bump in pay Big-money boys at Hydro One take $25000 bump in pay
- May 16, 2018

The results of that review, she said, are expected to lead to some changes. "The minister of energy called the CEO of Hydro One, made it clear that we were not happy with it", she said. "We're monitoring, we're running our business as investors would expect us to", Schmidt said. Based on the speech lines from the three leaders I am betting that the internal polling each party is doing shows the NDP's fortunes improving. (more...)
Remembering Glenn Branca: Hear 10 of His Essential Works Remembering Glenn Branca: Hear 10 of His Essential Works
- May 16, 2018

I love him so much. You can see the post below. He first began experimenting with sound with the experimental theatre group Bastard Theatre in 1975 before moving to NY and eventually transitioning from theatre to music, forming the art rock group Theoretical Girls with Jeffrey Lohn. (more...)
Wisconsin high school seniors praised for car-into-office prank Wisconsin high school seniors praised for car-into-office prank
- May 15, 2018

The senior class at Cumberland High School apparently set up this auto to look like it had smashed into the school. The cops also probably appreciated the fact that the students didn't deface any school property or release wild animals into the halls for the stunt. (more...)
Stock under Radar: Clean Energy Fuels (CLNE)
- May 15, 2018

China plans to send Vice Premier Liu He to Washington for more trade talks. S. retail sales, industrial production are due this week. Clean Energy Fuels ( NASDAQ : CLNE ) shares traded on 3.57% above secure line and closed at $2.03. Over the last full year, the stock price has lost -18.80%. Volatility is simply a measure of the predictable daily price range-the range in which a day trader operates. (more...)
Scotland rejects key Brexit bill sparking fears of constitutional crisis Scotland rejects key Brexit bill sparking fears of constitutional crisis
- May 15, 2018

As such, the Scottish Government insists all these powers should come to it, hence the claim from SNP ministers that the EU Withdrawal Bill is a "power grab". In the case of the EU Withdrawal Bill the UK Government has been clear it will not remove clause 11 from the legislation, despite protestations from Scottish ministers that measures in this will constrain Holyrood's powers for up to seven years. (more...)
Heavy storms threaten Tuesday evening and may cause flash flooding Heavy storms threaten Tuesday evening and may cause flash flooding
- May 15, 2018

Our region's atmosphere is recovering from Monday and early Tuesday morning's thunderstorm activity. Nice weather will be back in town on Thursday , when the Hub is slated for mostly sunny skies and temperatures that could reach 77 degrees. (more...)
Georgia Candidate To Drive 'Deportation Bus' in Protest of Sanctuary Cities Georgia Candidate To Drive 'Deportation Bus' in Protest of Sanctuary Cities
- May 15, 2018

In a press release Tuesday, Williams said his message is simple: shining a light on what he claims are "the dangers of sanctuary cities and the overwhelming problem of illegal immigration". The Trump administration's ending of the Obama-era "catch and release" programs, and his Justice Department's zero-tolerance approach to illegal immigration has led cities across the USA to declare themselves 'sanctuary cities.' This means that local authorities there refuse to cooperate with federal ... (more...)
Blake Farenthold Has No Plans To Repay $84K Settlement To Taxpayers Blake Farenthold Has No Plans To Repay $84K Settlement To Taxpayers
- May 15, 2018

When the news broke this past December, he vowed to quickly pay the money back but never did. "I'm starting a new job today that has an hour-and-a-half commute... Texas Gov. Greg Abbott wanted Farenthold to foot the bill for a special election to replace him but Farenthold refused . In a May 2 letter , which Farenthold mistakenly addressed to The Honorable "Gregg" Abbott, Farenthold pointed at Texas special election Texas law, contending that Abbott's call for a special election was ... (more...)
Varanasi: Under construction flyover collapses, at least 12 killed Varanasi: Under construction flyover collapses, at least 12 killed
- May 15, 2018

The Congress tweeted to say, "We are deeply saddened by the news of the collapse of an under construction flyover in Varanasi ". Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya rushed to the spot, an official spokesperson said. The chief minister also announced Rs 5 lakh as compensation for families of those who died in the incident and Rs 2 lakh for those injured. "The UP Government is monitoring the situation very closely and is working on the ground to assist the affected", the Prime Minister ... (more...)
Police Retrieving Info From Cell Phone In Rachael DelTondo Murder Case Police Retrieving Info From Cell Phone In Rachael DelTondo Murder Case
- May 15, 2018

She was gunned down after returning home late Sunday night from an ice cream shop. RACHAEL DelTondo , a Pennsylvania teacher who was suspended from her job after a leaked police report said she had been found in a steamed up parked vehicle with a 17-year-old boy, has been shot down in a hail of gunfire. (more...)
Pope Francis Hints at Retirement: I've Thought About When to 'Take Leave' Pope Francis Hints at Retirement: I've Thought About When to 'Take Leave'
- May 15, 2018

While the 81-year-old Francis has said he didn't envisage a long papacy, he hasn't said explicitly if he'd follow in Benedict's footsteps and retire. Chile's Catholic bishops said Monday (local time) they were open to whatever Pope Francis proposes to overhaul the Chilean church, including the removal of bishops, reforms of seminaries and paying financial reparation to victims of a clergy sex abuse and cover-up scandal. (more...)
Drunk mom assaulted officer at school play, flooded jail Drunk mom assaulted officer at school play, flooded jail
- May 15, 2018

The woman was arrested for public intoxication and further inquiry by police yielded the discovery of eight 75mL bottles of vodka in Churchwell's purse. She eventually cursed at and kicked the officer, according to the report. Churchwell was transported to jail and charged with assault of a police officer. (more...)
Husker hoops to play Seton Hall in Gavitt Games Husker hoops to play Seton Hall in Gavitt Games
- May 15, 2018

The Nebraska men's basketball team will host a Gavitt Games matchup for the first time when Seton Hall comes to Pinnacle Bank Arena in November. The Huskers and Pirates will face off Wednesday, Nov. Villanova and MI, the schools that battled for the national championship in San Antonio, Texas, will meet again on Wednesday, Nov. 14 , at Villanova. (more...)
West Bengal Panchayat Polls: At least 15 dead in violence West Bengal Panchayat Polls: At least 15 dead in violence
- May 15, 2018

A few vehicles were also vandalised and torched. "Free and fair election did not take place in my area", said Etajul, an independent candidate from Bhangore in South 24 Parganas district . Anuj Sharma, a senior state police officer, said violence began nearly as soon as voting got under way in the "panchayat" elections, the most local tier of governance in India. (more...)
Call Reveals Girl Attacked By Bear Was Camping Alone Call Reveals Girl Attacked By Bear Was Camping Alone
- May 15, 2018

The child's mother told CPW that she heard screaming at around 2:30 a.m. on Sunday morning (May 13) and went out to investigate. The mom found a large black bear dragging the girl, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife . "Residents are asked to secure trash, keep pet food inside and immediately report any bear sightings in this neighborhood, or any residential area", the agency said in a statement. (more...)
Flood warning issued for Fox River Flood warning issued for Fox River
- May 15, 2018

A large cmplex of showers and thunderstorms originating over MI will move southeast across the area early Monday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. Additional scattered thunderstorms were expected Monday afternoon into the evening across the entire county, according to an alert from the service. (more...)
Pilot gets 'sucked halfway out' of cockpit when windshield shatters Pilot gets 'sucked halfway out' of cockpit when windshield shatters
- May 15, 2018

The Sichuan Airlines 3U8633 flight was flying from Chongqing, China , to the Tibetan capital of Lhasa. All 128 people aboard the Airbus A319 of Sichuan Airlines survived the ordeal. To avoid further damage, he manually slowed the plane, as the auto-pilot system was not operational. Sichuan Airlines gave a detailed account of the incident in Chinese. (more...)
United Nations chief to meet Trump after U.S. nuclear deal exit United Nations chief to meet Trump after U.S. nuclear deal exit
- May 15, 2018

State-run media has repeatedly chided the USA for saying North Korea must give up its weapons completely for sanctions relief, with a foreign ministry spokesman saying this month the U.S. Mr Kim, who has shown no aversion to taking risks, would perhaps be content with some sort of recognition of North Korea's status as a nuclear weapons power and the easing of sanctions that have crippled his country. (more...)
Britain's competition watchdog to examine Sibanye-Lonmin deal Britain's competition watchdog to examine Sibanye-Lonmin deal
- May 15, 2018

The London-listed, South Africa-based platinum miner is battling on two fronts, for its own survival and to preserve a £285 million all-share buyout by Sibanye-Stillwater, another precious metals company, that was agreed in December. "We can't let our shareholders absorb those kinds of expenses". If the merger with Lonmin were delayed or blocked it could place all of the cash-strapped miner's 33,000 jobs at risk, its chief executive, Ben Magara, said Monday in a results presentation . (more...)
The Start Of Ramadan Is Expected To Be Announced This Tuesday The Start Of Ramadan Is Expected To Be Announced This Tuesday
- May 15, 2018

Muslims around the world are getting ready to welcome the holy month of Ramadan, which will be determined by the sighting of the moon. At the moment, in line with Sharjah's Centre for Astronomy and Space Sciences's predication earlier this year, it is expected that the Holy Month will start on 17 May this year. (more...)
Iraq election: Shia rivals of PM Abadi 'make gains' Iraq election: Shia rivals of PM Abadi 'make gains'
- May 15, 2018

It says it will announce the remaining results Tuesday. The reports come a day after Iraqi leaders - including outgoing Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi - met with the envoy for the US-led anti-Islamic State group coalition Brett McGurk "to discuss the formation of a strong and stable Iraqi government", according to a statement from Iraq's parliament speaker. (more...)
Police facial recognition trials failing Police facial recognition trials failing
- May 15, 2018

Police have been rolling out the software to be used at major events such as sporting fixtures and music concerts, including a Liam Gallagher concert and global rugby games, aiming to identify wanted criminals and people on watch lists. If you think this isn't worth worrying about, bear in mind that on the basis of an incorrect match the police have the power to stop you in the street and require you to identify yourself, in order to prove you aren't the person their computer tells them ... (more...)
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 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...)

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