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Cops defend black real estate investor after white woman calls 911 Cops defend black real estate investor after white woman calls 911
- May 17, 2018

Albert claimed that people had been using drugs in the vacant house before the city boarded up the windows. Hayes said she yelled at him, asking what he was doing. At this point Hayes, who often records his activities as a real estate investor for his YouTube channel, pulled out his smartphone and started recording . (more...)
NDMC ranked cleanest city in Survekshan survey 2018 NDMC ranked cleanest city in Survekshan survey 2018
- May 17, 2018

In the Central government's cleanliness survey , Indore today emerged as the cleanest city, followed by Bhopal and Chandigarh . Hardeep Singh Puri took to micro-blogging site Twitter and congratulated the cities for their performance. (more...)
Karolina Pliskova SMASHES umpire's chair and sister launches scathing attack on Twitter Karolina Pliskova SMASHES umpire's chair and sister launches scathing attack on Twitter
- May 17, 2018

The ball, which was clearly in, was ruled out. It appears in this case the head umpire wasn't able to find Pliskova's mark, and the out call stood - giving Sakkari a break point. After the players shook hands, Pliskova then took three massive swings with her racquet against the umpire's chair, gouging out a large hole in its side. (more...)
DHS: Most Illegals at Border Don't Meet Criteria to Enter US DHS: Most Illegals at Border Don't Meet Criteria to Enter US
- May 17, 2018

The Department of Homeland Security has limited space to house families that are kept together - only about 2,700 beds at three family detention centers in Texas and Pennsylvania. The children are transferred to the custody of Health and Human Services within 48 hours, she said. Nielsen then reminded her that US citizen parents are separated every day in the United States when those parents are arrested or sentenced to prison. (more...)
Statoil Removes Statoil Removes "Oil" From its Name
- May 17, 2018

The ticker symbol for Norwegian energy major Statoil , STL, leaves the market this week when the company officially changes its name to Equinor, it said Monday . The new name will also be reflected in the Norwegian company's American Deposit Rights (ADRs), which are traded on the NY bourse, as of May 17, at the earliest. (more...)
Incumbents have their way in Nebraska's primary Incumbents have their way in Nebraska's primary
- May 17, 2018

Inside Elections with Nathan L. Gonzales rates the general election contest Tilts Republican . That helps explain why Ricketts never mentioned his Democratic opponent during a victory speech at the Belvedere Club in Papillion. In the sprawling 3rd Congressional District, incumbent Rep. Adrian Smith bested three GOP challengers. Larry Bolinger and Arron Kowalsi. But the race will be a true test of the progressive hypothesis, as many moderate Democrats and Republicans believe Eastman is ... (more...)
Egypt: Israel will target Hamas leaders if Gaza security situation worsens
- May 17, 2018

The Egyptian security head told Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh to stop the violent protests at the border fence, warning him that Egypt would not interfere with potential targeted assassinations by Israeli agents. After Sunday's meeting with Egyptian Intelligence Chief Abbas Kamel, one of the Gazan participants reported that they had been promised that "Egypt will continue to stand alongside the Palestinian people...[and] try to lighten the burden of the siege". (more...)
Kenyan leader signs cybercrimes bill into law Kenyan leader signs cybercrimes bill into law
- May 17, 2018

Former Law Society of Kenya chief executive Apollo Mboya said the context of "false information" will give the authorities a free opportunity to gag the media. Parliament passed the Computer and Cyber Crimes Bill last month despite protests from the media that it could be abused to stifle press freedom. The Act establishes the National Computer and Cybercrimes Coordination Committee and facilitates global co-operation in dealing with computer and cybercrime matters. (more...)
Nadal back to dominant best in Rome Nadal back to dominant best in Rome
- May 17, 2018

Wozniacki eliminated Belgian qualifier Alison van Uytvanck 6-1, 6-4, and three-time Rome champion Maria Sharapova came back to beat Dominika Cibulkova 3-6, 6-4, 6-2. Osaka had every reason to be confident heading into her clash with Halep after beating her 6-3, 6-0 at Indian Wells in March, but on this occasion, she collapsed after a wasteful start. (more...)
Israel and Iran on the Brink of War? Israel and Iran on the Brink of War?
- May 17, 2018

Therefore, the best solution for all parties would be for Russian Federation to assume the position of responsible adult and broker a ceasefire between the two sides. Possibly they need to take into account protesting that the $150 billion Obama gave them in money wasn't used to learn them, however as a substitute to assist each Iran's nuclear growth in addition to its army finances which has grown by virtually 40 p.c. (more...)
6 incumbents defeated in primary, all in E. Idaho 6 incumbents defeated in primary, all in E. Idaho
- May 17, 2018

On the Democratic side, Boise realtor Cristina McNeil has 70% of the vote and a big lead over two opponents. "Butch" Otter's legacy of leading the state's recent explosive growth. Idaho uses a closed primary system, meaning voters must be registered party members to vote in a party primary. "The job of the Congress is to get back to work and create conservative legislation". (more...)
Bangladesh SC grants bail to ex-PM Khaleda Zia in graft case Bangladesh SC grants bail to ex-PM Khaleda Zia in graft case
- May 17, 2018

The bench dismissed the appeals filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) and the government challenging the High Courts bail to Zia. The BNP leader was jailed for five years in February on charges of embezzling money intended for an orphanage. (more...)
Ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir during Ramadan Ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir during Ramadan
- May 17, 2018

Centre in a statement said that it is crucial to isolate the forces those who bring a bad name to Islam. In another tweet, Mehbooba said that such a move will create an environment for sustained dialogue. Earlier in the day, security forces launched a search operation in forest area of Tral in Pulwama district following a brief exchange of firing with militants, a police official said. (more...)
Anti-Abortion Activists Pressing Trump to Cut Planned Parenthood Funding Anti-Abortion Activists Pressing Trump to Cut Planned Parenthood Funding
- May 17, 2018

Attorney General Tom Miller's office sent a letter to the state legislature saying Miller was disqualifying himself due to the "determination that he could not zealously assert the state's position because of his core belief that the statute, if upheld, would undermine rights and protections for women". (more...)
Russia's Putin, France's Macron discuss Iran deal by phone Russia's Putin, France's Macron discuss Iran deal by phone
- May 17, 2018

President Vladimir Putin held a meeting in Sochi with IAEA Director Yukiya Amano, after which presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that the talks took place in a positive atmosphere and that Russian Federation conveyed to the IAEA its position on the developments on the Iranian nuclear file and other files related to maintaining the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. (more...)
Saraki Alleges Plot By IGP To Implicate Him Saraki Alleges Plot By IGP To Implicate Him
- May 17, 2018

Bukola Sariki said the Kwara state Governor, Abdulfatai Ahmed, informed him that a group of suspects who had been in police cells for several weeks for cultism and whose investigation had been concluded with the prosecution about to commence under the state law were ordered to be transferred to Abuja on Wednesday morning. (more...)
The Nigerian Senate and Sen. Omo-Agege The Nigerian Senate and Sen. Omo-Agege
- May 17, 2018

Omo-Agege's suspension, which was expected to last for 90 legislative days, followed a report of the Senate Committee on Ethics Privileges and Public Petitions. Justice Dimgba, while dismissing the application argued on behalf of the Senate and Senate President by Mahmud Mogaji, said the application was misdirected and lacking in merit. (more...)
Parents charged after police find 10 children living in faeces, garbage Parents charged after police find 10 children living in faeces, garbage
- May 17, 2018

Pendergast III to amend the misdemeanor charge Rogers faces to include the new felony charges. A Fairfield mother has been charged with nine felony counts of child abuse after 10 children were rescued from "horrible" living conditions. Despite previously challenging conditions, Hurlbut said, the children are doing well. The 10 children were taken into protective custody by Solano County Child Welfare services and then placed in the care of other family members. (more...)
Eight-Year-Old Girl Indecently Assaulted In Sydney Home Invasion Eight-Year-Old Girl Indecently Assaulted In Sydney Home Invasion
- May 17, 2018

Police on Wednesday released CCTV footage of the man using what appears to be a chair to climb into the raised ground floor window about 2.50am. The lady was not bodily injured and ran to her mom proper after the horrifying incident who then instantly contacted police . (more...)
Merkel: Transatlantic ties must endure dispute about Iran nuclear deal Merkel: Transatlantic ties must endure dispute about Iran nuclear deal
- May 17, 2018

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the country is committed to fulfilling its worldwide responsibilities. Major European powers have sought to keep Iran in a landmark worldwide nuclear agreement after President Donald Trump pulled the US out of the pact and promised tough economic sanctions against Tehran. (more...)
Turkish Banker Gets 32-Month Sentence in Iran Sanctions Case Turkish Banker Gets 32-Month Sentence in Iran Sanctions Case
- May 16, 2018

But on January 3, Atilla was found guilty by a jury on five counts related to conspiracy and bank fraud, but acquitted on one count of money laundering. With this sentence, Atilla will be able to go back to Turkey next year. The defense, in contrary, expected between 46 and 57 months. Berman also said Atilla "appears to have led an exemplary life in Turkey", pointing to more than a hundred letters he received from Atilla's family and friends in his support. (more...)
Iran's Rouhani slams some Arab states for "silence" over killings of Palestinians
- May 16, 2018

On Monday, the opening ceremony of the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem took place amid mass violent clashes on the border with the Gaza Strip, where more than 60 Palestinians were killed and another 2,500 injured by Israeli forces. The US, not Iran violated the global laws, its commitments under the deal and United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231, Rouhani said. He added that the Islamic Republic would not give up under pressure, sanctions or threats. (more...)
Kent State graduate's photo with AR-10 goes viral Kent State graduate's photo with AR-10 goes viral
- May 16, 2018

I ought to have been in a position to take action as a scholar - particularly since four unarmed college students had been shot and killed by the federal government on this campus. She says, "It just made me more determined to promote gun rights on campus, and I figured what better way than to open carry a rifle after graduation and have a photo shoot". (more...)
Saudi Referee Banned for Life a Month Before the World Cup Saudi Referee Banned for Life a Month Before the World Cup
- May 16, 2018

Saudi Arabia has banned referee Fahad Al Mirdasi from football for life for a match-fixing attempt, weeks before he was due to fly to Russia to officiate at the World Cup, the country's football federation (SAFF) said in a statement late on Tuesday. (more...)
Trump Lists Michael Cohen Payment on Financial Disclosure Trump Lists Michael Cohen Payment on Financial Disclosure
- May 16, 2018

The Office of Government Ethics "has concluded that, based on the information provided as a note to part 8, the payment made to Mr. Cohen is required to be reported as a liability", the agency's acting director David Apol said in a letter to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. (more...)
Chill in Gods Own Country: Kerala govt to Karnataka MLAs Chill in Gods Own Country: Kerala govt to Karnataka MLAs
- May 16, 2018

A senior Tourism Department officer said the tweet was part of a campaign titled '#ComeOutAndPlay' to promote Kerala and it had nothing to do with the emerging political situation in Karnataka. CPI (M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury, on Tuesday published a series of tweets arguing why the JD (S)-Congress deserved to form the government in Karnataka given their combined numbers. (more...)
TV Producer Dies After E-Cigarette Explodes & Burns 80% Of His Body TV Producer Dies After E-Cigarette Explodes & Burns 80% Of His Body
- May 16, 2018

The autopsy report for Tallmadge D'elia says shrapnel from his exploding vape pen killed him. The fatality may be the first blamed on a vape pen. And in 2016, a vape pen user in NY suffered third-degree burns after the pen exploded in his trousers, NBC 4 NY reported. (more...)
Tusk: US helps European Union to get rid of illusions Tusk: US helps European Union to get rid of illusions
- May 16, 2018

Tusk said the European Union had to be united to face "a new phenomenon - the capricious assertiveness of the American administration". "With friends like that who needs enemies", tweeted Donald Tusk , the president of the EU's European Council. (more...)
NAFTA Deal Won't Be Reached By Informal Deadline, According to Mexico NAFTA Deal Won't Be Reached By Informal Deadline, According to Mexico
- May 16, 2018

That deadline was put in place by House Speaker Paul Ryan in hopes the GOP-led Congress will vote on a renegotiated deal before the midterms. Ross, who is not directly involved in the negotiations, alluded to the idea that talks could still be in progress on June 1, when a US steel and aluminum tariff exemption for Canada and Mexico expires. (more...)
US Senate panel approves Haspel as new Central Intelligence Agency chief despite torture claims US Senate panel approves Haspel as new Central Intelligence Agency chief despite torture claims
- May 16, 2018

Mike Rogers are testifying. In a letter Tuesday to the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, Haspel says she would "refuse to undertake any proposed activity that is contrary to my moral and ethical values ". Senators Joe Manchin III of West Virginia and Joe Donnelly of IN have also indicated they will vote for her, making the vote at least close . 'Most importantly, ' he added, 'I believe she is someone who can and will stand up to the President if ordered to do ... (more...)

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