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Uncertain Future For Isle Of Wight Mothercare Store Uncertain Future For Isle Of Wight Mothercare Store
- May 17, 2018

Shares in Mothercare were up 4.8 pence at 26.6 pence at 0832 GMT, valuing the business at 46 million pounds. He told Express.co.uk: "Allowing a business to continue trading and its existing management to retain control, CVAs are sometimes viewed as a more attractive option than other methods of insolvency, such as pre-pack administrations". (more...)
Queensland jobless rate equal worst in the nation Queensland jobless rate equal worst in the nation
- May 17, 2018

However, disappointing unemployment rate paused the rise in the bond yields across the curve. The unemployment rate remained steady at 5.5%. There was also a lift in the participation rate which measures the number of people in work or looking for employment. (more...)
Pitt set for prime time Pitt set for prime time
- May 17, 2018

The Nittany Lions will host reigning Big Ten champion Wisconsin in October during Homecoming weekend. PNC Park, home to the Pirates, sits in close proximity to Heinz Field. It will be the third of four meetings between Penn State and Pitt. Penn State and Pittsburgh are old rivals that used to meet every year. Penn State is 51-43-4 all-time against the Panthers, including a 33-14 win past year at Beaver Stadium. (more...)
N lawmakers express reservations over Nawaz Sharif's statements N lawmakers express reservations over Nawaz Sharif's statements
- May 17, 2018

PTI Chairman, Imran Khan will preside over the meeting. Accountability court has handed over questionnaire regarding Avenfield reference to ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (r) Safdar. According to sources, party President Shehbaz Sharif said those who conducted Nawaz Sharif's interview have harmed him. The PML-N's Parliamentary Party felicitated Shahbaz Sharif for holding the presidentship of PML-N. (more...)
USA crude exports average record high 2.566 million b/d in past week USA crude exports average record high 2.566 million b/d in past week
- May 17, 2018

However, the tailwinds for crude oil now vastly outnumber the headwinds, so prices will likely continue upwards in the coming days, especially in light of the escalation in Israel following the move of the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem that ignited protests in Gaza, prompting an immediate military response from the IDF. (more...)
US Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality' rules US Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality' rules
- May 17, 2018

There is not much hope that the resolution will pass the House of Representatives, as Republicans there outnumber Democrates considerably. The US Senate has voted to overturn the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Restoring Internet Freedom Order which replaced previous net neutrality legislation, passing a bill that has little chance of advancing in the House but offers net neutrality supporters and Democrats a political rallying point for the midterm elections. (more...)
Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics kicks off in Sioux Falls Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics kicks off in Sioux Falls
- May 17, 2018

The competition is in its 49th year and Stillwater has hosted it for 35 of them. The day was capped by opening ceremonies held at Gallagher-Iba Arena, where teams of athletes paraded in, the Flame of Hope was lit and volunteers, athletes and families were recognized. (more...)
Singing the blues: Study of pop music finds rise in sadness Singing the blues: Study of pop music finds rise in sadness
- May 17, 2018

As Sir Elton John famously sung, "sad songs say so much" - and that seemed to sum up the findings of a new study from the University of California in Irvine. "In the recent years, successful songs are more often sung by females", said the study. "The use of positive emotions has declined over the years, and semantic indicators of loneliness and social isolation have increased in frequency", the paper reads, referencing song lyrics. (more...)
'Ride Of Silence' Brings Cyclist Awareness To Mansfield 'Ride Of Silence' Brings Cyclist Awareness To Mansfield
- May 17, 2018

She was one of dozens of cyclists who participated in the annual Ride of Silence on May 16th. And this family of 95 cyclists gathered to ride for a goal. Now in its 14th year in Philadelphia, the Ride of Silence occurs in more than 350 cities and towns across the county and in 18 countries around the world. (more...)
Cosmo DiNardo Sentenced for Killing, Burying Four Pennsylvania Men Cosmo DiNardo Sentenced for Killing, Burying Four Pennsylvania Men
- May 17, 2018

DiNardo and Kratz both confessed to the murders in interviews with police but pleaded not guilty at their December 13 arraignments. While DiNardo has no chance of ever being paroled, Kratz woul have been eligible for parole in 59 years. He had a schizophrenia diagnosis and repeated contacts with police, but lawyer Fortunato Perri said mental health professionals who evaluated DiNardo after his arrest weren't sure they could present an insanity defense. (more...)
Telugu revenge on BJP at Karnataka polls Telugu revenge on BJP at Karnataka polls
- May 17, 2018

The BJP as of now is leading in 18 of these 21 seats. With the TDP breaking its alliance with the BJP over budgetary allotment and SCS in March, the latter is also hoping to expand on its own now, he added. In today's Karnataka Assembly election results of 46 constituencies where there are more than 50,000 Telugu voters in each, the outcome was a sweet revenge. (more...)
Halifax Waterfront Blue Flag certified for 7th year in a row Halifax Waterfront Blue Flag certified for 7th year in a row
- May 17, 2018

Seaside Awards winners will be announced today in Cromer. Keep Wales Tidy has unveiled the 91 sites across the country that have met the high standards needed to receive the prestigious Blue Flag, Green Coast Award and Seaside Award - a total of 149 awards for Wales. (more...)
Cladding fire risk for 12000 Queensland buildings Cladding fire risk for 12000 Queensland buildings
- May 17, 2018

Theresa May confirmed the risky materials would be removed during Prime Minister's Questions earlier today. Mrs May said that, since the Grenfell Tower fire killed 71 people in west London last June, fire services had visited more than 1,250 high-rise buildings, and immediate action had been taken to ensure the safety of every resident. (more...)
Riot erupts at Venezuela detention centre, Utah man pleads for help Riot erupts at Venezuela detention centre, Utah man pleads for help
- May 17, 2018

He said tear gas and weapons had been fired at detainees but they were holding out to demand freedom. A Utah man imprisoned in Venezuela for two years without trial has made an emotional plea for help, saying in clandestinely shot videos that a prison riot is underway and his life is at risk. (more...)
Levin breaks down the FBI's secret 'Crossfire Hurricane' 'cabal' against Trump Levin breaks down the FBI's secret 'Crossfire Hurricane' 'cabal' against Trump
- May 17, 2018

The meetings had not previously been reported authoritatively by a major outlet. According to a previous Times article, it was Mr Downer who held his booze better - extracting an admission from Mr Papadopoulos that Russian Federation was shopping dirt on Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to her political rivals. (more...)
Judge tosses California law allowing life-ending drugs Judge tosses California law allowing life-ending drugs
- May 17, 2018

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said in a statement that his office "strongly disagreed" with the judge's finding and would seek an expedited appeal. The legislation gained new support in California from the plight of Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old schoolteacher from Alamo who was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2014. (more...)
Congress can never win elections under Rahul Gandhi, says Haryana CM Khattar Congress can never win elections under Rahul Gandhi, says Haryana CM Khattar
- May 17, 2018

Both parties have claimed the right to form a government. He said that BJP has been on a forward march since 1996 and now 70 per cent of the states are ruled by BJP and its allies. Describing today's Assembly poll results in the southern state as an endorsement of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's development agenda, Vaghani said the Congress should introspect as to why it didn't get the mandate for a second term. (more...)
Kangaroo captured hopping along South Carolina highway Kangaroo captured hopping along South Carolina highway
- May 17, 2018

Obviously, kangaroos are not native to SC. The McCormick County Sheriff's Office confirms that the kangaroo has been captured by its owner. Obviously not a local of McCormick, it belonged to a man who was licensed to own it and had escaped from its farm. (more...)
BJP set for bigger mandate in 2019: Fadnavis on K'taka polls BJP set for bigger mandate in 2019: Fadnavis on K'taka polls
- May 17, 2018

Led by State Bharatiya Janata Legislative Party leader (BLP) and deputy chief minister, Y.Patton, the party workers including all the BJP legislators gathered at BJP Dimapur office Super Market for celebration, said BJP media cell in a press statement. (more...)
US, Gulf allies sanction Hezbollah leaders US, Gulf allies sanction Hezbollah leaders
- May 17, 2018

Hezbollah's Shura Council was targeted according to a statement released by the U.S Treasury, "specifically Hasan Nasrallah, the Secretary-General" of the group. On Tuesday, the United States imposed sanctions on Iran's central bank governor and an Iraq-based bank for "moving millions of dollars" for Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard. (more...)
(UPDATE) White Man Threatens to Call ICE on Employees Speaking Spanish (UPDATE) White Man Threatens to Call ICE on Employees Speaking Spanish
- May 17, 2018

If they have the balls to come here and live off my money? Edward Suazo posted the video on Facebook Tuesday afternoon and wrote that his wife and her friend were speaking Spanish to one of the employees when a man started calling them "all types of names and threatened to call I.C.E. (more...)
Once again, Supreme Court Collegium stalls on Justice KM Joseph's name Once again, Supreme Court Collegium stalls on Justice KM Joseph's name
- May 17, 2018

Justice Joseph is the Chief Justice of the Uttarakhand High Court. It would now wait for the other list to come up and is expected to recommend Justice Joseph's name too. Joseph to the top court, as it could not decide on names of other judges for elevation to the apex court. The present collegium includes Justices J. (more...)
China Hawk Peter Navarro Will Not Be Excluded from Trade Talks China Hawk Peter Navarro Will Not Be Excluded from Trade Talks
- May 17, 2018

Peter Navarro , the White House trade and manufacturing adviser who has been a fierce China critic, will not be a principal player on the USA side, officials were quoted as saying. But there have been signs China is seeking to add a number of unrelated measures to the trade talks, and Trump has shown a willingness to entertain them. (more...)
FY2018 Earnings Forecast for Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Issued By SunTrust Banks
- May 17, 2018

It rose its stake in General Mls Inc (NYSE:GIS) by 380,401 shares to 404,901 shares, valued at $18.24 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. Now we move forward to see the historical returns of Comcast Corporation which is United States of America based stock. (more...)
Schlumberger Limited (SLB) Holder Colony Group LLC Has Cut Its Stake
- May 17, 2018

Northern Cross LLC now owns 19,852,648 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $1,337,870,000 after acquiring an additional 2,637,527 shares during the last quarter. Advisor Prtn Ltd holds 0.22% or 15,806 shs in its capital. Van Eck Associate holds 6.53M shares or 2.17% of its portfolio. Invsts invested in 47.68M shares or 0.7% of the stock. (more...)
Gov. Ivey reacts after being slammed for 'betraying Alabama' Gov. Ivey reacts after being slammed for 'betraying Alabama'
- May 17, 2018

Todd, the first openly gay elected official in Alabama's history, announced in March that she would not be seeking reelection and is apparently no longer giving any Fs. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has shot down comments from Alabama legislator Patricia Todd claiming that Ivey is in the closet. The Ivey campaign pushed back against Dawson's accusations, calling them "utter nonsense" and saying Dawson "is intentionally misleading the public for political gain". (more...)
Trump hails 'rebellion' by local California lawmakers against state's 'sanctuary' laws Trump hails 'rebellion' by local California lawmakers against state's 'sanctuary' laws
- May 17, 2018

City and county officials from across the state who oppose California's sanctuary-state law sat down with President Donald Trump Wednesday to voice their objections to the law, and they got a pep talk from the president who slammed the state for failing to crack down on illegal immigration. (more...)
Idaho Primary Election Results Idaho Primary Election Results
- May 17, 2018

Ballot preference is only good for one Primary; you will need to select a preference each time. Election and party officials were still waiting a judge's decision Tuesday evening as polls across Idaho were preparing to officially close. At a Primary Election a voter may only vote in one party's primary. As far as local elections go, the biggest attention-getters are the Corvallis School District's $200 million bond measure and the six-way Democratic primary for the chance to succeed the ... (more...)
White House Backs Israel's Right to Defend Itself Against Gaza Border Riots White House Backs Israel's Right to Defend Itself Against Gaza Border Riots
- May 17, 2018

Palestinian officials say Israeli military killed 55 people and wounded 2,700 in the deadliest violence in Gaza since 2014. The White House says responsibility for dozens of deaths in Gaza coinciding with the opening of the new U.S. "Look, this is a propaganda attempt". He also said the "large volume of live fire" used by Israeli forces was "extremely concerning". President Donald Trump had announced the embassy move on 6 December, which immediately sparked violent protests. (more...)
Windsor buzzing with excitement ahead of royal wedding Windsor buzzing with excitement ahead of royal wedding
- May 17, 2018

The entire areas around Windsor castle is being placed on lock-down as anti-error bollards are erected and a heavy police presence moves in, ahead of Saturday's nuptials between Meghan Markle and Prince Harry . He said the town suffered from "an epidemic of rough sleeping and vagrancy" and and wrote in a letter that "bags and detritus" from local homeless people created a "hostile atmosphere" for residents and tourists and presented "a attractive town in a sadly unfavorable light". (more...)

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