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Severe thunderstorm warning issued Severe thunderstorm warning issued
- May 05, 2018

Severe Thunderstorm Watches and Tornado Watches are issued by the Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma when the potential for severe weather exists. These storms are moving east/northeast at about 40 miles per hour. If these storms stay together, that will help to eat up a lot of energy for this afternoon. (more...)
Terre Haute police officer shot and killed; suspect still barricaded in apartment Terre Haute police officer shot and killed; suspect still barricaded in apartment
- May 05, 2018

An investigation into a homicide led the officer to the Garden Quarter apartments. The wounded suspect was treated by medics who responded to the scene, but the suspect later died, Plasse said. He offered the full resources of state police to the Terre Haute Police Department including a special tactics and weapons team, robots and helicopters. (more...)
Azkals grouped with South Korea, China, Kyrgyzstan in 2019 AFC Asian Cup Azkals grouped with South Korea, China, Kyrgyzstan in 2019 AFC Asian Cup
- May 05, 2018

The Asian Football Confederation has introduced a prize fund of $15 million for the tournament, with the champions picking up $5 million and the runners-up earning $3 million. The new trophy was unveiled by Sheikh Salman and former UAE global Zuhair Bakheet during the Final Draw. Shaikh Salman on Friday signed an agreement with Japanese sports equipment manufacturer, Molten Corporation to be the Official Match Ball supplier for AFC's national and club events, including the AFC Asian Cup UAE ... (more...)
Underage Voting: INEC To Release Report Today Underage Voting: INEC To Release Report Today
- May 05, 2018

But speaking with journalists while giving a summary of the committee's report on Friday, Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of INEC, explained that if there were cases of underage voting in Kano, it was because the register it produced was not used by Kano State Independent Electoral Commission (KANSIEC). (more...)
Chhagan Bhujbal Gets Bail in Money Laundering Case Chhagan Bhujbal Gets Bail in Money Laundering Case
- May 05, 2018

Citing his ailing health, Bhujbal had approached the high court in January this year seeking bail on the ground that his custody was not required any more as the charge sheet has already been filed, a PTI report said. Bhujbal sought bail after the Supreme Court in December 2017 scrapped a provision in a special law that had made seeking bail hard. The court has taken into account Bhujbal's age while ordering his release. (more...)
Scott Pruitt and evangelical voters Scott Pruitt and evangelical voters
- May 05, 2018

Yet Bowman sought to remove herself from the push to challenge coverage of allegations of ethical misconduct by Pruitt, said two EPA officials who requested anonymity to speak candidly. "What Liz brought to the table at EPA was good judgment, good management, good organization", Jackson said in a statement. Bowman came to the EPA from the American Chemistry Council trade group. (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn faces Labour backlash over Jeremy Corbyn faces Labour backlash over "unmitigated disaster" in polls
- May 05, 2018

Theresa May shrugged off a hard week as Prime Minister as she hailed Conservative "success" in English local elections after Jeremy Corbyn's Labour failed to make predicted breakthroughs. The party, then in coalition with the Conservatives , lost 310 council seats. It's an improvement for the Tories, who - at the last election only won 16 seats to the Lib Dem's 31. (more...)
CT Supreme Court Orders New Murder Trial For Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel CT Supreme Court Orders New Murder Trial For Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel
- May 05, 2018

Skakel was accused of bludgeoning Martha Moxley to death in 1975 at Greenwich, Conn., as the pair were at their adolescents. Skakel is a nephew of Robert F. "We are grateful to Judge Bishop and the Connecticut Supreme Court for correcting this miscarriage of justice". Mr. Skakel's trial counsel failed to investigate the key alibi witness who later confirmed that he was far from the Moxley home at the time the murder took place. (more...)
Biggest Donor, US State Dept, Cuts Funding for Syria's White Helmets Biggest Donor, US State Dept, Cuts Funding for Syria's White Helmets
- May 05, 2018

The White Helmets says it is not directly funded by the United States but through civil society intermediaries, and an official said the U.S. funds are a small part of its overall budget. The US State Department hosted the White Helmets in March and praised the group for their work in Syria. "Ultimately, this will negatively impact the humanitarian workers ability to save lives". (more...)
Flight MH370 search uncovers 19th century shipwrecks Flight MH370 search uncovers 19th century shipwrecks
- May 05, 2018

The world's most expensive search has yet to find the missing Malaysian flight MH370 but it has solved a 135-year-old old British seafaring mystery. Marine archeologists based at the West Australian Museum then used archive shipping records and newspaper reports to try and identify the wrecks. (more...)
Neet 2018: Twitteratis offer financial aide to Tamil Nadu NEET aspirants Neet 2018: Twitteratis offer financial aide to Tamil Nadu NEET aspirants
- May 05, 2018

The high court decision came as a ray of hope for these students, but the board moved the Supreme Court in the last minute, saying the exam centres can not be changed in such a short notice. With thousands of students in a spot, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has announced a toll-free helpline - 14417 - to assist students and an allowance of Rs 1,000 to affected students and second class train tickets. (more...)
Honduras says it regrets end to USA protections Honduras says it regrets end to USA protections
- May 05, 2018

While Honduras is no longer recovering from Hurricane Mitch , which forced 57,000 people to flee to the US, the country is one of the world's most violent , with gang warfare an ongoing occurrence and massive deadly political unrest following the last presidential election. (more...)
AMU Issue: Internet Services suspended in Aligarh, Section 144 imposed in Town AMU Issue: Internet Services suspended in Aligarh, Section 144 imposed in Town
- May 05, 2018

They are boycotting classes for the next two days. Wednesday's clash took place when the students were demanding action against right-wing protesters who entered the campus and wanted the Pakistan founder's portrait removed from the student union office, where it has been hanging for decades. (more...)
Tester feud draws attention to Montana Senate race Tester feud draws attention to Montana Senate race
- May 05, 2018

So it's no surprise that Tester, the ranking Democrat on Veterans' Affairs Committee, would carefully scrutinize Trump's choice to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs - especially given Jackson's lack of managerial experience, after Trump fired V.A. (more...)
Stayind dry and warm for your weekend! Stayind dry and warm for your weekend!
- May 05, 2018

An isolated strong thunderstorm or two will be possible Sunday . Instead of tracking multiple rounds of severe weather the main threat will come with the passing of the cold front Friday evening. Previous models were hinting at a chance for showers in the mountains this weekend, but that does not look as likely now. Temperatures are in the lower to middle 70s. (more...)
Jose Bautista says 'thank you' to Blue Jays fans in heartfelt letter Jose Bautista says 'thank you' to Blue Jays fans in heartfelt letter
- May 05, 2018

The former Toronto Blue Jay hit.256 with a.768 OPS in 12 games with for Class A Advanced Florida and Triple-A Gwinnett. "I also want to say thank you to the city of Toronto, for welcoming me with such open arms - and for taking me in, for all these years, as one of your own". (more...)
Police called to investigate Native Americans on campus tour Police called to investigate Native Americans on campus tour
- May 05, 2018

The university said that police responded appropriately to the parent's report. It turns out a parent of a different student on the tour contacted police because she thought something didn't seem right with the two, who were extremely quiet. (more...)
Shohei Ohtani doubles in Angels' walk-off win over Orioles Shohei Ohtani doubles in Angels' walk-off win over Orioles
- May 05, 2018

He'll be looking for more of the same against the Orioles after previously allowing ten runs over his first 9 1/3 innings this season. The over's hit in 12 of those games, compared to nine that've gone under. Sisco said he has a facial bruise, but no concussion symptoms. The Gold Glove victor hadn't managed a hit since April 10, but he avoided the franchise-record hitless stretch endured past year by Danny Espinosa, who went 0 for 38. (more...)
States approve religious vetoes on LGBT adoptions States approve religious vetoes on LGBT adoptions
- May 05, 2018

A network of companies that includes Apple, Google, Amazon and other tech firms have previously sent a letter to Republican leaders opposing the bill. To date, seven states allow religiously affiliated adoption and foster care agencies to turn away same-sex couples: Alabama, Michigan, Mississippi, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, and Virginia. (more...)
9-year-old girl raped by 50-year-old neighbour; accused absconding 9-year-old girl raped by 50-year-old neighbour; accused absconding
- May 05, 2018

The boy lured the girl with the offer of chocolates and took her to a toilet of a local school and raped her. The incident came to light after the girl returned home and started bleeding. A few buses were reportedly damaged as the protesters continued to vent their anger. Additional forces were called to control the situation. The police intervened and pacified the villagers, assuring them that the accused would be arrested and stringent punishment would be given to him. (more...)
Ryan Reinstates House Chaplain After Uproar From Lawmakers Ryan Reinstates House Chaplain After Uproar From Lawmakers
- May 05, 2018

Conroy has served as House chaplain since Ryan's predecessor, Republican John Boehner, nominated him in 2011. Conroy said he gave in to pressure from the speaker's staff when he agreed to resign in April, believing Ryan had the power to fire him. (more...)
Dozens of Palestinians Wounded in Gaza Border Protest Dozens of Palestinians Wounded in Gaza Border Protest
- May 05, 2018

A group of Palestinian youths threw stones in the direction of Israeli soldiers, who had taken up position some 50 metres (yards) away on the other side of the fence. About 300 Palestinians gathered near one of five protest camps set up several hundred meters from the fence after Friday prayers. Gaza health officials said 10 people were hurt. (more...)
Date, venue for Kim summit agreed, will be announced soon, Trump says Date, venue for Kim summit agreed, will be announced soon, Trump says
- May 05, 2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean president Moon Jae-in met for the first time in over a decade on April 27 to discuss the possibility of denuclearizing the peninsula and improving relations between the two countries. (more...)
More arrests expected in case against 'Smallville' actress More arrests expected in case against 'Smallville' actress
- May 05, 2018

Assistant U.S. Attorney Moira Penza told a judge at a pretrial hearing in federal court in Brooklyn that the government plans to file a revised indictment naming more defendants in the coming weeks. Members were also forced to undergo a painful branding ceremony in which a cauterizing tool was used to carve a brand in the shape of Raniere's initials into the skin on their pelvis. (more...)
Kansas man arrested for allegedly trying to have sex with auto Kansas man arrested for allegedly trying to have sex with auto
- May 05, 2018

Police in Newton, a city 25 miles north of Wichita, responded late Tuesday night to a 911 call about a naked man beneath an automobile. That's where arriving officers found the man, Powell says. You really can't blame drunken sex with a auto on drugs or alcohol. "They ended up tasing him", Powell told The Kansan . The man is likely to be charged with misdemeanors on suspicion of lewd and lascivious behavior. (more...)

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