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Abramovich may stay in United Kingdom for six months as Israeli passport holder Abramovich may stay in United Kingdom for six months as Israeli passport holder
- May 30, 2018

They would not comment on an individual case, however. The country's interior ministry is reported to have confirmed Mr Abramovich has gained citizenship there, which makes him the Middle Eastern country's richest man. Relations have been strained since the poisoning of the former Russian double agent, Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury in March. Britain has blamed the attack on Russian Federation but the Kremlin denies any involvement. (more...)
Pompeii find shows man crushed trying to flee Mount Vesuvius eruption Pompeii find shows man crushed trying to flee Mount Vesuvius eruption
- May 30, 2018

Experts discovered that the man suffered from an infection in his leg, which may have caused him walking difficulties. Camera IconAnthropologist Valeria Amoretti works with a brush on a skeleton of a victim of the eruption of Mt. The excavations are taking place as part of the Great Pompeii Project , an initiative to protect the archaeological heritage of Pompeii via a programme of excavation, conservation, restoration and maintenance. (more...)
Giuseppe Conte fails to form a government leaving Italy facing another election Giuseppe Conte fails to form a government leaving Italy facing another election
- May 30, 2018

It would be the first time in postwar Italian history that such a re-vote was needed. The eurozone's 2010-2011 debt crisis was patched up, but not solved. Mattarella indicated that he might soon call new elections that could be essentially a referendum on the euro. I have been informed that some political forces want to rapidly move to new elections. (more...)
Tommy Robinson: Anti-Islam activist secretly jailed in Britain Tommy Robinson: Anti-Islam activist secretly jailed in Britain
- May 30, 2018

The hour-long footage had been watched 250,000 times within hours of being posted on Facebook , the court heard. Online people used the hashtag #freetommy to share photos of themselves at the protest , and a petition to release Robinson has reached over 450,000 signatures. (more...)
Jesse Duplantis, Destrehan televangelist, seeks donations for $54 million jet Jesse Duplantis, Destrehan televangelist, seeks donations for $54 million jet
- May 30, 2018

Duplantis said his most recent private plane purchase was in 2006, but the new Falcon 7X would enable him to travel further without refueling. The Falcon 7X, which would be the fourth plane owned by Jesse Duplantis Ministries , has a range of nearly 6,000 miles and costs about $54 million new, according to SherpaReport (although used ones are listed online for as little as $20 million). (more...)
Kremlin Critic Browder Arrested in Spain on Russian Warrant
- May 30, 2018

William Browder, CEO of Hermitage Capital and anti-Kremlin activist, said he was arrested on fraud charges in Madrid on Wednesday on a Russian Interpol warrant. Browder, a British citizen who was born in the USA, claims the case against him is politically motivated. Several countries including Canada and the United Kingdom have since followed suit, introducing legislation for their own Magnitsky Acts. (more...)
Video shows cop punching woman on New Jersey beach Video shows cop punching woman on New Jersey beach
- May 30, 2018

The video shared on Twitter almost 8,000 times begins when an officer has the woman pinned down and she is kicking her legs in the air. Onlookers in the background can be heard shouting, " Stop resisting " as the officer punches the woman in the head twice. (more...)
Mattis: US to confront China militarization Mattis: US to confront China militarization
- May 30, 2018

Mattis also said the USA would continue to "confront what we believe is out of step with worldwide law, out of step with global tribunals that have spoken on the issue". The move signals United States rejection of China's claims of political control in the South China Sea. China says it is within its rights to build up defenses on islands in the South China Sea that it believes are its sovereign territory. (more...)
President Trump in Nashville tonight President Trump in Nashville tonight
- May 30, 2018

Although the majority of the asylum seekers are fleeing violence in Central America, Trump revived his unsubstantiated claim that numerous immigrants were gang members while likening them to "animals". Yet this Senate race is causing some Republicans concern. As Air Force One touched down here Tuesday afternoon, Blackburn - under a pink-and-purple umbrella in the misty Nashville weather - was among the first to greet the president. (more...)
Russian journalist shot dead in Kiev - Ukrainian police
- May 30, 2018

Speaking to the BBC, Ukrainian police spokesman Yaroslav Trakalo confirmed Mr Babchenko's death. While studying law in Moscow aged 18, Mr Babchenko was conscripted into the Russian army and served during the Chechen wars from 1994-2000. (more...)
Hamas says groups agree to Gaza ceasefire if Israel reciprocates Hamas says groups agree to Gaza ceasefire if Israel reciprocates
- May 30, 2018

The violent clashes between Palestinian protestors and IDF on the Gaza border with Israel erupted in March when the Palestinians started their rallies called the Great March of Return. Israel's military had not commented, but Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz denied talk of a deal. At least 116 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire and more than 10,000 have been injured since mass demonstrations began on March 30. (more...)
University Of Ibadan Only Nigerian University Among Top 1000 In The World University Of Ibadan Only Nigerian University Among Top 1000 In The World
- May 30, 2018

The Technion-Israeli Institute of Technology ranked 147th, while Ben-Gurion University of the Negev ranked 394th. The Center for World University Rankings, initiated in Saudi Arabia and headquartered in the United Arab Emirates, has ranked the Weizmann Institute of Science among the top 50 degree-granting institutions in the world. (more...)
Gaza Militants Bombard Israel, Heating Up Volatile Frontier Gaza Militants Bombard Israel, Heating Up Volatile Frontier
- May 30, 2018

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Hamas and Islamic Jihad, which claimed joint responsibility for the attacks, would "pay a heavy price". Hamas acknowledged it was mostly a symbolic act. Shortly after, Israeli naval forces intercepted the vessel, which was searched and transferred to the Israeli port of Ashdod. (more...)
Photo of Alabama teen catching the bus to graduation goes viral Photo of Alabama teen catching the bus to graduation goes viral
- May 30, 2018

An Alabama teenager whose photo of him taking a city bus to his high school graduation went viral now has a vehicle of his own - all thanks to the kindness of a popular radio host. "It has not been easy but I had to... make it through the year", Patrick said. He wrote on his GoFundMe page, "I thank you all for the support and just know that I appreciate you all.You have shown me that it does indeed 'Takes A Village'". (more...)
'Don't toast marshmallows on Hawaii volcano' says USA government 'Don't toast marshmallows on Hawaii volcano' says USA government
- May 30, 2018

Magma has drained from Kilauea's summit lava lake and flowed around 40 kilometres east underground, bursting out of about two dozen giant cracks or fissures near the plant. Hundreds of people have now been ordered to leave the area on Big Island, a lot of them from the Leilani Estates area. Those who are healthy, physically active and don't smoke can usually tolerate basic symptoms, Green said, adding hospitals are seeing more patients with difficulty breathing. (more...)
Prominent Russian Journalist and Putin Critic Gunned Down in Kiev Prominent Russian Journalist and Putin Critic Gunned Down in Kiev
- May 30, 2018

In his last Facebook post before he was killed , Babchenko recalled an incident four years ago when he was meant to fly in a Ukrainian military helicopter in Ukraine's embattled Donbass region. Some of Babchenko's articles and posts outraged many Russians. Babchenko, a Chechen war veteran and a staunch critic of President Vladimir Putin , left Russian Federation out of safety concerns after covering the conflict in Ukraine. (more...)
Russia-linked hacker gets 5 years in Yahoo security breach Russia-linked hacker gets 5 years in Yahoo security breach
- May 30, 2018

While the US government has little chance of getting the others extradited from Russian Federation, it used the announcement of the indictment to make a public and detailed case that Moscow is orchestrating criminal hacks and shielding those who commit them. (more...)
Puerto Rico hurricane death toll 70 times higher than official government estimate
- May 30, 2018

While cautioning that the estimate of 4,645 victims may be too low, the researchers said the numbers "underscore the inattention of the US Government to the frail infrastructure of Puerto Rico". President Donald Trump, who visited the island in October, appeared to downplay the devastation, compared modest early figures with the 1,800 people who died in 2005's Hurricane Katrina. (more...)
Thunderstorm, lightning leave 15 dead in UP Thunderstorm, lightning leave 15 dead in UP
- May 30, 2018

As many as five persons were killed and four others injured as lightning struck some parts of Unnao district on Monday night, Principal Secretary, Information, Avinish Awasthi said. The Indian Meteorological Department has predicted thunderstorm and rain accompanied with gusty winds today over some areas in Barabanki, Gorakhpur, Kushinagar and Azamgarh districts in Uttar Pradesh . (more...)
President Trump Claims Robert Mueller's Team Is 'Meddling' in 2018 Elections President Trump Claims Robert Mueller's Team Is 'Meddling' in 2018 Elections
- May 30, 2018

The special counsel reportedly is expected to lie low going into the midterms if the probe has not wrapped up by that point, so as not to be seen as swaying voters. One of the registered Democrats on the team, Andrew Weissmann, reportedly attended Hillary Clinton's election-night party at the Javits Center in New York City. (more...)
Israel hits dozens of Gaza targets after mortar barrage
- May 30, 2018

Sirens sounded throughout much of the day in Israel warning of about 70 incoming rockets and shells, some intercepted by Israel's Iron Dome defense system. Islamic Jihad takes its orders from Qassem Soleimani, the commander of the Quds Force of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps, while Hamas in October previous year mended ties with the Islamist regime in Tehran. (more...)
Lava erupts from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano Lava erupts from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano
- May 30, 2018

The lava has destroyed 82 structures on the Hawaii island, and another 37 structures have become inaccessible in the last days, Hawaii County Civil Defense Administrator Talmadge Magno told CNN . In 24 hours at the weekend, there were up to 270 earthquakes at Kilauea's summit, with four explosions sending ash to altitudes as high as 12,000-15,000 feet. (more...)
USA to Impose 25% Tariff on Tech Goods From China - White House
- May 30, 2018

A final list of the imports subject to the tariffs will be released June 15 and the investment restrictions will be announced on June 30. The White House repeated it will slap a hefty 25 per cent tariff on as much as $50bn worth of imports. (more...)
Russian journalist who criticized Kremlin shot to death Russian journalist who criticized Kremlin shot to death
- May 30, 2018

Arkady Babchenko, 41, was shot in the back in his apartment in Kyiv and died in an ambulance on the way to the hospital, according to the Kyiv Post . "I call on Ukraine authorities to conduct immediate & full investigation", he tweeted. Some of Babchenko's articles and posts outraged many Russians. (more...)
Thousands more died from Hurricane Maria than official death toll
- May 30, 2018

President Donald Trump, who visited the island in October, appeared to downplay the devastation, compared modest early figures with the 1,800 people who died in 2005's Hurricane Katrina. "Our estimates are roughly consistent with press reports that evaluated deaths in the first month after the hurricane", it added. The Puerto Rican government has commissioned an external review of its death-registry data by researchers at George Washington University; while it was originally scheduled to be ... (more...)
Kremlin says Mueller’s Russia investigation is pointless Kremlin says Mueller’s Russia investigation is pointless
- May 30, 2018

Trump often refers to Mueller's legal team as " 13 Angry Democrats ", as some of them have contributed to Democratic candidates, though Mueller himself is a Republican . His tweet followed his lawyer Rudy Giuliani's admission that he is engaging in a "public relations" campaign in part because the American people are the "jury" of any impeachment proceeding. (more...)
Kremlin says it is Roman Abramovich's right to take Israeli citizenship Kremlin says it is Roman Abramovich's right to take Israeli citizenship
- May 30, 2018

He recently was denied a new visa for the country. Abramovich , who is Jewish, was able to exercise his right under Israel's Law of Return to obtain Israeli citizenship. He has own Chelsea football club since 2003. Last week Downing Street said that while it could not comment on individual cases, it was the "logical conclusion" that some wealthy individuals who had applied under the investment visa route before the changes would no longer be eligible. (more...)
Puerto Rico Hurricane Death Toll Over 70X Greater Than Official Count
- May 29, 2018

Ever since the island's official death count was released, Puerto Ricans have argued it did not accurately reflect how many of their friends, relatives, and fellow citizens had died. The study noted that calculating a reliable death toll following natural disasters is hard, but that it is a crucial part of the recovery process. The new study was led by a team of scientists from the Harvard T.H. (more...)
YouTube deletes more than 30 ‘violent’ music videos following Met police complaints
- May 29, 2018

Detective Superintendent Mike West said the force has been monitoring the increase in the number of videos that incite violence since September 2015. "Drill music is associated with lyrics which are about glamorising serious violence: murder, stabbings", Cressida Dick, the Met police commissioner, said in a radio interview this month. (more...)
SC photojournalist, Virginia native, dies while covering story SC photojournalist, Virginia native, dies while covering story
- May 29, 2018

They told Tennant to be careful with Alberto's remnant expected to bring more heavy rains and mudslides this week. Tennant told a room full of reporters that he didn't know the reporters personally - but he met them for the first time just 10 or 15 minutes before the 911 call came over the dispatch. (more...)

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