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Machinists strike ULA's Alabama rocket plant, other sites Machinists strike ULA's Alabama rocket plant, other sites
- May 08, 2018

ULA argued that its proposed contract, which included a ratification bonus of $6,000 and wage increases of 1.5 to 2 percent per year, was "well above market" compared to other aerospace companies. "Importantly, ULA's final offer contributes to ULA's long-term viability in an increasingly competitive launch business environment". On its website, ULA said its contract offer was "above market and unlike anything offered by our competitors, providing our skilled workforce with increases ... (more...)
Russian Duma Expected To Confirm Medvedev For New Term As PM
- May 08, 2018

The previous cabinet resigned after Putin's swearing-in ceremony, as required by federal constitutional law. Putin submitted the proposal for premiership to the lower house of parliament, or State Duma, immediately after he was sworn in for his 4th term on Monday. (more...)
Hearing on Citizenship Bill begins in Assam amid protests Hearing on Citizenship Bill begins in Assam amid protests
- May 08, 2018

The Congress too has opposed the Bill, with former chief minister Tarun Gogoi telling reporters that the state would not accept any more burden of migrants from Bangladesh as it had already done till 1971. We will not allow the political future of the indigenous people to be break. Other AGP leaders, including Atul Borah, Keshab Mahanta and Phani Bhushan Choudhury, all ministers of the Sarbannada Sonowal-led cabinet, also opposed the bill, claiming the provisions of the bill seek to dilute ... (more...)
Nestlé-Starbucks Deal Will Not Be A Repeat Of Kraft Foods Contract Nestlé-Starbucks Deal Will Not Be A Repeat Of Kraft Foods Contract
- May 08, 2018

Nestle will stock Starbucks as part of a product range that already includes the Nescafe and Nespresso brands. Approximately 500 Starbucks employees will join Nestle, and operations will continue to be located in Seattle. The Nestle name will not appear on Starbucks products. The company last sold its United States candies and chocolate business, including brands such as Crunch and Butterfinger, to Ferrero Group for 2.7 billion Swiss francs. (more...)
Southern California Shaken by 4.5 Magnitude Earthquake Southern California Shaken by 4.5 Magnitude Earthquake
- May 08, 2018

San Gorgonio at about 4:49 a.m., was downgraded to magnitude-4.5. No damage or injuries were reported, but the shaking was felt in Los Angeles, almost 100 miles west of the epicenter. The quake was followed by several aftershocks. On April 5, a magnitude-5.3 quake centered in the Channel Islands off Santa Barbara County rattled nerves. (more...)
Israel's dessert in shoe for Abe draws lashing Israel's dessert in shoe for Abe draws lashing
- May 08, 2018

A selection of delectable chocolate pralines - artistically arranged inside a shiny leather shoe. Yediot Aharonot in its report in Hebrew said Monday: "Japanese diplomats, Israeli Foreign Ministry officials and high-ranking Israeli diplomats who previously served in Japan were shocked by the idea", the Washington Post said . (more...)
Toddler snatched and eaten by leopard at Ugandan safari park Toddler snatched and eaten by leopard at Ugandan safari park
- May 08, 2018

The boy, who has not been named, was with his nanny in an unfenced part of Queen Elizabeth National Park, in Uganda on Friday. The search officials recovered the child's skull Saturday. The leopard attack was the first in 40 years, a spokesman for South Africa's Kruger National Park said. The big cat then dragged him into a bush as the boy frantically screamed. (more...)
Israeli Soldier Convicted of Killing Wounded Palestinian Is Freed Israeli Soldier Convicted of Killing Wounded Palestinian Is Freed
- May 08, 2018

He shot a neutralized terrorist who lay wounded on the ground after committing a stabbing attack against Azaria's colleagues. Azaria arrived at the scene and shot a single bullet to his head. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, commenting on Azaria's release as he departed on a lightning visit to Cyprus, said he was glad the ordeal was over. (more...)
Israeli minister says 'Lebanon equals Hezbollah' after election Israeli minister says 'Lebanon equals Hezbollah' after election
- May 08, 2018

He did not say how many seats his group and its allies had secured , but said the aim of their election campaign had been "achieved and accomplished".Formed as a resistance movement during the Israeli occupation of Lebanon in the early 1980s, Hezbollah is today a political, military and social organisation that wields considerable power in the country. (more...)
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari to visit London for health checkup today Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari to visit London for health checkup today
- May 08, 2018

He said, "When you talk of guarantee, man can not guarantee anything". For the PDP, as has now emerged, national security was the major source of their funding. Responding, Buhari said his administration was working hard to address the widespread killings. Such measures, he said, include mobilising state resources against the attackers, approving the setting up of new police and army formations in the affected areas, and the recruitment of thousands into the police and the military. (more...)
Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart have made their red carpet debut Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart have made their red carpet debut
- May 08, 2018

The couple, who met on the set of the hit teen drama Riverdale , have always kept their relationship private, declining to speak about rumours they're an item. That's just us. How do YOU feel about the look?? He also said that he doesn't care whether people fuel the rumors about his relationship - either with Reinhart or any other member of the case - or they deny it. (more...)
Police seal off street in central Oxford after locals report hearing gunfire Police seal off street in central Oxford after locals report hearing gunfire
- May 08, 2018

People in Oxford will notice an increased police presence in the area while officers are dealing with the incident, which is contained and taking place at a residential property, said Superintendent Joe Kidman. Members of the public have been warned to avoid the area, and police have said people should present themselves to officers if they wish to return home to make sure it's safe. (more...)
Prazo para regularizar o título de eleitor termina no próximo dia 9 Prazo para regularizar o título de eleitor termina no próximo dia 9
- May 08, 2018

Consulte a situação aqui. Para acessar o documento digital, o eleitor deverá baixar no seu celular o aplicativo e-Título, desenvolvido pela Justiça Eleitoral , e que já está disponível no Google Play e na App Store. A data também é o prazo final para o eleitor com deficiência ou mobilidade reduzida solicitar sua transferência para seção com acessibilidade e, ainda, para que presos provisórios e adolescentes internados possam regularizar a situação eleitoral a fim de votarem nas ... (more...)
Bloodshed again: CPM-BJP hartal in Kannur, Mahe Bloodshed again: CPM-BJP hartal in Kannur, Mahe
- May 08, 2018

The CPI (M) and BJP have accused each other for killing their workers. A dawn-to-dusk hartal has been called by the rival parties in Kannur and Mahe (bordering Kannur district) on Tuesday. Security has been beefed up in parts of Mahe, Kozhikode and Kannur to prevent any untoward incident. The police said no details were available as to the motive of the murder. (more...)
Supreme Court Allows Karnataka Politician's Daughter to Sever Ties With Parents, Husband Supreme Court Allows Karnataka Politician's Daughter to Sever Ties With Parents, Husband
- May 08, 2018

The bench, however, dismissed the girl's lawyer's argument that Supreme Court must declare the marriage as "null and void" since it was against her consent. The 26-year-old had left her parent's home after being forced into marriage with a man of her parents' choice instead of her boyfriend. According to Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, the legal age for a girl to get married is 18 and a boy is 21. (more...)
PSEB Class 10 Results 2018 PSEB Class 10 Results 2018
- May 08, 2018

In a new development regarding CBSE Class 10 results for 2018, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is reportedly going to announce CBSE Class 10th exam results on May 30 and not on May 28 as informed earlier. Second Step: Search for the "Results" link in the official bar and click on that. May 09, 2018 at 10:00 am, board sources confirmed. The PSEB had declared the Intermediate result way ahead of its expected timing that led to the speculations of PSEB 10th Result 2018 being ... (more...)
L' L'" exit tax " sera supprimée en 2019, assure Emmanuel Macron
- May 08, 2018

Dans une interview accordée au magazine américain Forbes , le président de la République affirme son envie de supprimer "l'exit tax" qu'il considère comme néfaste pour le pays. "Beaucoup des réformes que notre gouvernement à adoptées depuis le début de mon mandat visent à réduire le coût de l'échec". "L'un des principaux problèmes du pays était l'important coût de la défaillance, mortel pour l'investissement". (more...)
Karnataka tells SC it can not give 4 tmc ft water to TN Karnataka tells SC it can not give 4 tmc ft water to TN
- May 08, 2018

The Centre, too, has been instructed to produce the details of Cauvery water management board before the Supreme Court on May 8. "On February 16, the Supreme Court gave a dictum that within six weeks a Cauvery management board has to be formed". (more...)
Girl, 7, among 2 who died in New Hampshire boat crash Girl, 7, among 2 who died in New Hampshire boat crash
- May 08, 2018

State Police Marine Patrol. The girl's superintendent, Mary Nash said Monday that Eliot Elementary School students were told in an age-appropriate manner that Kaillen had died. The boat operator was transported to York, Maine, hospital for "a possible back injury and other bruising", according to the media announcement. The cause of the crash remains under investigation, but authorities said it appears that "operator inattention" may have been a factor. (more...)
"The Resident" Will Return For Season 2, Confirms FOX
- May 08, 2018

The Resident will keep seeing patients at FOX. His team of impressive doctors includes Nic, who was sacked (and then rehired) after being accused of overdosing a patient which led to their death, and Devon (Manish Dayal), an optimistic first-year resident who still has much to learn. (more...)
Chinese gov't official sentenced to life in prison for accepting bribes Chinese gov't official sentenced to life in prison for accepting bribes
- May 08, 2018

He was additionally disadvantaged of political rights for all times and had all his private property confiscated. The court said Sun had "gravely damaged the normal work order of national organisations and harmed the integrity of conduct by national employees", according to a statement. (more...)
McCain 'not expected' to return to Senate McCain 'not expected' to return to Senate
- May 08, 2018

U.S. Senator John McCain , who is battling an aggressive form of brain cancer, is not expected to return to work, top Senate leader Orrin Hatch said on Monday. But it's up to [McCain]. McCain prefers instead that Vice President Mike Pence attend his funeral rather than Trump, who has mocked McCain for being tortured and attacked him for voting against Obamacare repeal. (more...)
Time runs out for analog clocks in schools across the pond Time runs out for analog clocks in schools across the pond
- May 08, 2018

Malcolm Trobe with the ASCL head teachers' union noted students are much more accustomed to seeing digital clocks on computers or mobile phones. "Almost everything they've got is digital, so youngsters are just exposed to time being given digitally everywhere". (more...)
Five civilians killed in Kashmir clashes (Second Lead) Five civilians killed in Kashmir clashes (Second Lead)
- May 08, 2018

Padder, who hailed from Heff in Shopian region, was active since September 2014. Describing Mohammad Rafi as "humane", "polite" and "caring", professor of global relations at University of Westminster, Dibyesh Anand said, "When he had approached me years ago during a visit to Kashmir University, he came across as the most humane, polite and caring (person)". (more...)
US, China Trade Talks to Continue in Washington Next Week US, China Trade Talks to Continue in Washington Next Week
- May 08, 2018

President Donald Trump was briefed Monday morning by members of the US delegation led by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, who returned to Washington on the weekend from a two-day visit to China, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters on Monday. (more...)

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