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Forecasts call for Tuesday crest on flooded Mississippi River at Dubuque Forecasts call for Tuesday crest on flooded Mississippi River at Dubuque
- May 07, 2018

Beginning at 9 a.m., today, River Drive in Davenport between Iowa and Perry streets will close for the installation of a flood barrier. The Mississippi River level is now at 15.5 feet. Heavy rain for the last few days is leading to some flooding in rivers in northeast Iowa. Wednesday night that river went over the flood stage of 17 feet. (more...)
Jubilee: Gideon Moi, Raila Gang up Plan to Block Ruto in 2022 Jubilee: Gideon Moi, Raila Gang up Plan to Block Ruto in 2022
- May 07, 2018

A section of Orange Democratic Movement members led by Senate Minority Leader James Orengo had made remarks that they could field Raila as the party's presidential candidate in 2022 . It remains to be seen what Raila's strategy is after the historic handshake with President Uhuru on March 9 at Harambee House and visits to two of Kenya's former presidents Daniel Arap Moi and Mwai Kibaki. (more...)
American teen comes back to life after parents sign organ donation papers American teen comes back to life after parents sign organ donation papers
- May 07, 2018

Trenton McKinley was being towed on a trailer behind his friend's dune buggy in Trenton in March when it flipped, smashing his head into the concrete. "A man from the UAB organ donation came and talked to us in the family conference room about donating five organs to UAB children's hospital that would save five other children". (more...)
Korean Air staff protest against chairman Korean Air staff protest against chairman
- May 07, 2018

Almost 500 former and current employees at Korean Air Lines Co. chant slogan such as "Cho Yang-ho out" at a rally held in central Seoul on May 4, 2018 to protest the abusive treatment by the controlling Cho family, amid rising public outcry over an alleged assault by one of the chief's daughters. (more...)
Highlands deputy in critical condition after shooting Highlands deputy in critical condition after shooting
- May 07, 2018

When the deputy arrived at the home, Ables opened fire, shooting Gentry in the head, according to officials. The deputy was airlifted to Lee Memorial Hospital, the department said. Hurting a LEO is pure evil & we won't stand for it. "We just ask that you continue to pray for Deputy Gentry, and hopefully that will give him the strength to pull through this", he said. (more...)
Texas woman won $1.2 million on $18 Kentucky Derby Pick 5 bet Texas woman won $1.2 million on $18 Kentucky Derby Pick 5 bet
- May 07, 2018

The $18 bet earned the woman $1.2 million after the favorite horse, Justify, who had 3-1 odds, rode to victory in the Derby. Retama Park Race Track, which is located in Salem, Texas, posted a picture of the victor on its Facebook page. A track spokesman told ABC that it is "unheard" of to win $1.2 million on such a small bet. Justify scored his location in the gate with his three-length success over Bolt d'Oro at the $1 million Santa Anita Derby on April 7. (more...)
Community Beer Works wins bronze at World Beer Cup Community Beer Works wins bronze at World Beer Cup
- May 07, 2018

Melvin Brewing , which is based out of Jackson, Wyoming, and has a brewery in Bellingham, also won a gold in the fruit beer division for its Chchchch-Cherry Bomb, while six other medals were awarded to Washington state brewers. "Beer brings people together", said Charlie Papazian, founder and past president, Brewers Association . Run by the US -based Brewers Association, the World Beer Cup first debuted in 1996. (more...)
Mueller's Team Reportedly Interviewed Close Trump Friend Tom Barrack
- May 07, 2018

Barrack later directed Trump's inauguration. This comes after a lengthy list of questions Mueller wants to ask Trump was leaked earlier this week . Days after Trump's victory in November 2016, Barrack told CBS' "This Morning" that Trump was like an ultimate fighter during the campaign who used "whatever tools necessary to convey a really disruptive message". (more...)
Bill banning 2 chemicals in sunscreens passes in state Legislature Bill banning 2 chemicals in sunscreens passes in state Legislature
- May 07, 2018

Now, the bill needs to be signed by Gov. David Ige so as to make it a law. If signed into law, the new rules will go into effect January 1, 2021. On Tuesday, state Sen. According to the legislature, these specific ingredients have been known to cause a negative impact on the state's marine environment and local ecosystems, including the coral reef that surrounds and protects their shoreline. (more...)
Tutankhamun's Burial Chamber: Hidden Room Mystery Solved Tutankhamun's Burial Chamber: Hidden Room Mystery Solved
- May 07, 2018

The announcement brings a disappointing end to years of speculation that the tomb of ancient Egypt's young pharaoh king contained passages to a hidden chamber that could be the last resting place of Queen Nefertiti. "It is concluded, with a very high degree of confidence, that the hypothesis concerning the existence of hidden chambers or corridors adjacent to Tutankhamun's..." On Saturday, Tutankhamun's sixth and last historic military chariot was moved from a military museum in Cairo to ... (more...)
Raazi screening: Ranbir Kapoor watches film with Alia Bhatt and her mother Raazi screening: Ranbir Kapoor watches film with Alia Bhatt and her mother
- May 07, 2018

From starring in some of our favourite movies to being an outspoken advocate for animal rights , it's clear that she's attractive both inside and out - which is why it was no surprise at all that Alia's fluorescent pink Burberry midi dress (her latest of many #summerfashiongoals outfits) had her looking casually stunning, while promotion her upcoming film, Raazi . (more...)
Sonam Kapoor And Anand Ahuja Mehendi Ceremony Images And Videos Sonam Kapoor And Anand Ahuja Mehendi Ceremony Images And Videos
- May 07, 2018

Just a month before crossing paths with Anand Ahuja in July 2014, Sonam had opened up about her past relationship and revealed how she had been cheated upon. The " Veere Di Wedding " star wore a pink-coloured traditional attire for the occasion. The mehndi ceremony saw close family members including Boney Kapoor with his daughter Khushi Kapoor and Janhvi Kapoor, Sanjay Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Anshula Kapoor and Harshwardhan Kapoor. (more...)
Supreme Court quashes UP law allowing ex-CMs to retain official bungalows Supreme Court quashes UP law allowing ex-CMs to retain official bungalows
- May 07, 2018

Amendment to the Act - which mandated all former CMs to vacate their premises within 15 days of demitting office - would provide legal sanctity to the rules and allow continuation or fresh allotment of government bungalows to former chief ministers. (more...)
Cong goes to SC, challenging Naidu's rejection of CJI impeachment petition,… Cong goes to SC, challenging Naidu's rejection of CJI impeachment petition,…
- May 07, 2018

Pratap Singh Bajwa and Amee Harshadray Yajnik's petition, filed through advocate Sunil Fernandes, alleged that Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairperson Venkaiah Naidu's decision was politically motivated. The CJI can't delegate its master of roster powers to the Registrar. "In these circumstances, to say that he had consulted legal luminaries, constitutional experts, former Secretary Generals, former Law Officers, Law Commission Members and eminent Jurists and also had personal ... (more...)
Arab 9, Tunisia holds 1 St election since 2011 Arab 9, Tunisia holds 1 St election since 2011
- May 07, 2018

The biggest headache for president Beji Caid Essebsi is likely to be if there's a low turnou amongst the many young and unemployed people who feel their future remains bleak, nearly seven years after the Arab Spring. Local elections are seen as the next step in the democratic transition process in the country following the popular uprising that ousted the long time autocrat Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in January 2011. (more...)
Blackbuck case: Jodhpur court adjourns Salman Khan's plea hearing to July 17 Blackbuck case: Jodhpur court adjourns Salman Khan's plea hearing to July 17
- May 07, 2018

The Dabangg star will once again be appearing in Jodhpur court for the further hearing of the case. Khan's sisters Arpita and Alvira were present inside the court by his side. Fifty-two-year-old Khan appeared before the court on Monday in compliance with the directions given by the court on April 7 while granting bail. The bench of the court also restricted Salman not to go overseas without taking court's permission. (more...)
Hawaii calls out Oregon State's recruiting tactics Hawaii calls out Oregon State's recruiting tactics
- May 07, 2018

An Oregon State spokesman said the program is "currently investigating the matter", per a report from USA TODAY . Ours was the same day, bad timing. According to the NCAA website, recruiting current student-athletes is prohibited. "The working group expressed concern regarding unethical behaviors related to coaches recruiting student-athletes now playing at other four-year schools". (more...)
Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM) Vice Chairman Sells 10000 Shares of Stock Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM) Vice Chairman Sells 10000 Shares of Stock
- May 07, 2018

The stock increased 1.15% or $1.155 during the last trading session, reaching $101.975. The shares were sold at an average price of $122.93, for a total value of $1,229,300.00. A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. The CRM provider reported $0.35 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.01. (more...)
N. Korea Warns of US Continued Sanctions, Pressure N. Korea Warns of US Continued Sanctions, Pressure
- May 07, 2018

The spokesman also reportedly warned the USA to not "deliberately provoke" North Korea by raising human rights issues in the country. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in vowed "complete denuclearisation" of the Korean peninsula in the first inter-Korean summit in more than a decade on April 27, but the declaration did not include concrete steps to reach that goal. (more...)
'It's easier to die,' China's Liu Xia cries from house arrest 'It's easier to die,' China's Liu Xia cries from house arrest
- May 07, 2018

Liu Xiaobo died in Chinese custody in July previous year, after being denied permission to go overseas for treatment of advanced liver cancer. In the phone conversation, Liu tearfully says she does not have a mobile phone or a personal computer, and that "it's easier to die than live". (more...)
Adityanath reviews storm-affected regions in Kanpur Adityanath reviews storm-affected regions in Kanpur
- May 07, 2018

Announcing an ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh each for the kin of dead, Adityanath said, "We are giving all possible help, we have providing Rs 4 lakh compensation for the deceased and all the injured are being provided free treatment in hospitals". (more...)
Ekiti: APC regrets disrupted governorship primary Ekiti: APC regrets disrupted governorship primary
- May 07, 2018

Speaking after the primaries was suspended, Ekiti Rebirth Organization (ERO), the campaign organization of Ojudu who is believed to be one of the leading aspirants, maintained that the election was going on peacefully until thugs it claimed were loyal to Fayemi invaded the voting section and began to smash ballot boxes. (more...)
Woman fined after Pee sample damages 7eleven Eleven microwave, police State Woman fined after Pee sample damages 7eleven Eleven microwave, police State
- May 07, 2018

Police say they found the suspect at a nearby clinic waiting to do a urine test for a potential job. A 7-Eleven employee called police after she witnessed Sanchez place something in the microwave, according to the report. "When I reminded her that urine blew up where people prepare their food, she told me it was not real urine", the officer wrote in his report. The officer claimed he murdered Sanchez a summons for broken land after informing her that the microwave is worth $500, KUSA-TV ... (more...)
Kevin Harvick dominates Dover as teammate Clint Bowyer second Kevin Harvick dominates Dover as teammate Clint Bowyer second
- May 07, 2018

His last win came a year ago at Dover , where he's won a track-record 11 times . Clint will look to continue the hot start and conquer Miles the Monster this weekend as our Must-Have. "We started fuel early which left us in a good position at the end of the stage". Kevin Harvick dominated a race interrupted by rain and drove to his Cup Series-high fourth victory of the season Sunday at Dover International Speedway . (more...)
Nunes Warns Congress Will Hold Sessions in Contempt Nunes Warns Congress Will Hold Sessions in Contempt
- May 07, 2018

Nunes sent Sessions a classified letter, which he said went unnoticed. But the Justice Department informed Nunes three days ago - on the deadline for responding to a subpoena from Nunes' committee - that providing the information on a "specific individual" could pose grave implications for national security, according to a letter obtained by CNN . (more...)

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