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Russian Federation fined for racist chants during France match Russian Federation fined for racist chants during France match
- May 09, 2018

France won the game 3-1, courtesy of a brace from Kylian Mbappe and an effort from midfielder Paul Pogba . According to Sky Sports , FIFA have noted both the "gravity of the situation but also the limited number of fans involved", and in the time since have reviewed video evidence. (more...)
More Districts Cancel Classes For Teacher Rally More Districts Cancel Classes For Teacher Rally
- May 09, 2018

The district's students won't make up the class time because they are already in school more than the 185 days that the state legally requires. Why would that be and why is the March for Students and Rally for Respect planned if adequate funding is being allocated for the public schools. (more...)
Police officer charged in shooting of Australian woman silent during court appearance Police officer charged in shooting of Australian woman silent during court appearance
- May 09, 2018

Noor shot and killed Justince Damond, also known as Justine Ruszczyk, in the alley behind her Fulton-neighborhood home the night of July 15. Sweasy told Judge Kathryn Quaintance that no plea negotiations are underway. The penalty for third-degree murder is up to 25 years in prison and second-degree manslaughter carries a penalty of up to 10 years. Matthew Harrity, the officer driving the police vehicle from which Noor shot, said he was startled by a loud sound and both officers "got spooked" ... (more...)
Early Voting in California's Primary Election Has Begun Early Voting in California's Primary Election Has Begun
- May 09, 2018

Those results will include primary election contests for party nominations for U.S. House seats in both the 4th and 5th congressional districts. "The convenience of voting by mail allows millions of Californians to fill out their ballots at home and save a trip to the polls on Election Day". (more...)
PM Modi and Sonia Gandhi spar over graft, unkept promises PM Modi and Sonia Gandhi spar over graft, unkept promises
- May 09, 2018

Modi said with defeat staring the Congress in the face, it was busy trying to find excuses like blaming the EVMs for the loss. Appealing to Mr Modi to "stop fooling people by delivering hollow speeches one after another", the UPA chairperson, who arrived in Vijaypura a few hours after the Prime Minister's rally there, said, "I agree that Mr Modi has the ability to deliver speeches". (more...)
Trump Most Likely To Walk Out Of Iran Deal Trump Most Likely To Walk Out Of Iran Deal
- May 09, 2018

He said the accord "threw Iran's dictatorship a political and economic lifeline". Crude oil prices ended down about 2.0 percent on Tuesday, but off the lows for the day, after President Donald Trump confirmed the USA will withdraw from the deal with Iran to curb its nuclear programme. (more...)
North Korean Leader Meets With China's Xi in Second Meeting North Korean Leader Meets With China's Xi in Second Meeting
- May 09, 2018

A meeting with Xi would come weeks before Kim's planned summit with U.S. President Donald Trump to discuss the North's nuclear weapons program in the first-ever meeting of sitting leaders from the two countries. Together, they took a stroll and attended a luncheon, according to Xinhua . Kim paid a four-day unofficial visit - from Sunday to Wednesday - to Beijing at the invitation of Xi. (more...)
Survivors from sinking migrant boat suing Italy over human rights abuses Survivors from sinking migrant boat suing Italy over human rights abuses
- May 09, 2018

They said Italy was responsible for the abuses because it maintained "effective control" over the Libyan rescuers. The policy apparently worked: Only 6,731 migrants have arrived in Italy so far from Libya in 2018, 84% down from 2017 and 78% down from the year before, according to interior ministry figures. (more...)
Trump trims US spending cuts amid warnings of new fiscal fight Trump trims US spending cuts amid warnings of new fiscal fight
- May 09, 2018

Of this, $5 billion is fiscal year 2017 funding that has expired, and $2 billion is from a contingency fund states can tap into if they're short on cash. President Donald Trump's package, known as a rescissions request to kill existing budget commitments, rekindled partisan fiscal conflict in Congress on the heels of relative calm with the March 23 enactment of a government-wide funding bill. (more...)
Syria Accuses Israel of Striking Iran-Linked Army Base Syria Accuses Israel of Striking Iran-Linked Army Base
- May 09, 2018

While the United States' European allies fiercely opposed the U.S. walking away from the Iran deal, Israel applauded Trump's decision. Trump earlier signed a presidential memorandum withdrawing from the 2015 agreement and said he is planning to reinstall sanctions on the Iranian regime. (more...)
Students are encouraged to vote in primary elections Students are encouraged to vote in primary elections
- May 09, 2018

Duane Hall faces a primary challenge after being accused of sexual misconduct, allegations he disputes. And yet, early turnout this year is already 4.2 percent - nearly identical to the early turnout in 2014, when a competitive GOP U.S. IN voters can check their registration status here. Sixty-four percent of votes in California's primary were cast early, with 43 percent by mail. Two Republican congressional incumbents - Rep. (more...)
Officials resume dig in Macomb Township where several bodies could be buried Officials resume dig in Macomb Township where several bodies could be buried
- May 09, 2018

They believe as many as six bodies could be buried in the same location. Zarzycki went missing after meeting up with her boyfriend and her boyfriend's father, Ream, at a Dairy Queen in 1986, according to the Detroit Free Press . They spent most of the daylight hours prepping the site for an Federal Bureau of Investigation evidence recovery team and the Michigan State Police missing persons unit, Dwyer said. (more...)
Government Suffers Three House Of Lords Brexit Bill Defeats In One Day Government Suffers Three House Of Lords Brexit Bill Defeats In One Day
- May 09, 2018

One of those amendments would instruct the government to begin negotiating future United Kingdom membership of the European Economic Area (EEA), the so-called "Norway option". Brexit minister Lord Callanan made this argument in his response for the Government, warning peers that remaining in the EEA "would not deliver control of our borders or our laws". (more...)
Law enforcement: Suspect in shooting of ATF agent arrested Law enforcement: Suspect in shooting of ATF agent arrested
- May 09, 2018

More than 50 federal agents packed courtroom benches and an overflow room in solidarity with the injured agent. The suspect charged with shooting an ATF agent in the face in Chicago has been identified as a convicted felon who is the co-leader of the Almighty Saints street gang. (more...)
Stormy Daniels' attorney accuses Trump's team of making up facts Stormy Daniels' attorney accuses Trump's team of making up facts
- May 09, 2018

He initially said he was not reimbursed for the expense, but Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani later said that the president had refunded Cohen. "Within approximately 75 days of the payment to Ms. Putin and Mr. Trump". First Republic couldn't immediately be reached for comment. Daniels, an adult film star whose real name is Stephanie Clifford , says she had an affair with Trump more than a decade ago. (more...)
Facebook bans ads from outside Ireland related to abortion referendum Facebook bans ads from outside Ireland related to abortion referendum
- May 09, 2018

Ads funded from overseas through a legitimate organisation in Ireland will not be prevented. As part of the process, Ireland has also became the first country outside the U.S. Its campaign Co-Director Ailbhe Smyth said: "We view this as a clear recognition by Facebook that external forces with vast resources can have disproportionate yet impactful influence in political campaigns". (more...)
J. Cole to perform in Buffalo this September J. Cole to perform in Buffalo this September
- May 09, 2018

The trek officially commences August 9th in Miami and runs through mid-October. Amex cardholders (Tuesday through Friday) and Spotify subscribers (Friday) can take advantage of pre-sale opportunities. In the middle of the tour, on September 15, Cole World will host the inaugural Dreamville Fest in Raleigh, North Carolina. J. Cole was "powerful" and "impassioned" a year ago at St. (more...)
Pelosi on Democratic candidates who oppose her: 'Just win, baby' Pelosi on Democratic candidates who oppose her: 'Just win, baby'
- May 08, 2018

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is calling for a prompt investigation by the ethics committee into sexual abuse allegations against Congressman Tony Cardenas. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy does not believe Republicans will lose their majority in the House in the November elections and called House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's claim she will be the next speaker "one of the scariest things I've heard all week". (more...)
Irish Eurovision Hopeful Pleads With Ireland To Irish Eurovision Hopeful Pleads With Ireland To "Get Behind" Entry
- May 08, 2018

Belarus 1 and Belarus 24 TV channels will broadcast the first semifinal of the Eurovision 2018 live at 22.00. Israel's Netta Barzilai, who will perform her song Toy , is the favourite with bookmakers to win this year's competition. Estonia's Elina Nechayeva and the song La Forza are also starting to emerge as contenders for the coveted Eurovision crown. Singer-songwriter SuRie is representing the United Kingdom this year with the song Storm. (more...)
Le Maroc arrive à maintenir sa Le Maroc arrive à maintenir sa "dette écologique" — Environnement
- May 08, 2018

Si le monde entier vivait comme la France , dès le 5 mai , la planète aurait consommé l'ensemble des ressources naturelles que la Terre peut renouveler en un an, a annoncé l'ONG WWF France . " " inacceptable de continuer à ignorer les limites de la planète en opposant le développement économique à la protection de l'environnement " car " l'épuisement des ressources naturelles menace notre stabilité économique et la survie de l'humanité elle-même ". (more...)
Liquid Paraffin Sales Market Outlook 2024, Global Opportunity & Growth Analysis Liquid Paraffin Sales Market Outlook 2024, Global Opportunity & Growth Analysis
- May 08, 2018

The global medical implants sterile packaging market report studies business operations including short-term and long-term strategies, product offerings, and key developments of some of the top companies in the global medical implants sterile packaging market. (more...)
New CIA boss Gina Haspel to face Senate grilling New CIA boss Gina Haspel to face Senate grilling
- May 08, 2018

Trump nominated Haspel, who would be the first woman to lead the intelligence agency, to succeed Mike Pompeo, who has become secretary of state. She told reporters the sessions had been "great". "Think of that, in these very unsafe times, we have the most qualified person, a woman, who Democrats want OUT because she is too tough on terror". The president began his morning by lauding his controversial pick to head up the CIA: Gina Haspel. (more...)
2 ex-Malaysian ministers sacked for supporting opposition 2 ex-Malaysian ministers sacked for supporting opposition
- May 08, 2018

Malaysia's economic progress is a testament to the hard work of all Malaysians and the opposition should not be allowed to rubbish the achievement, Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Monday (May 7). The presence of the former Prime Minister on the campaign trail has raised opposition hopes of a victory. Mahathir's party was temporarily banned from campaigning and the government has redrawn electoral boundaries, an exercise which opposition lawmakers say will benefit the ruling coalition. (more...)
Mom, 2 kids die after vehicle hits alligator on highway Mom, 2 kids die after vehicle hits alligator on highway
- May 08, 2018

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the incident happened on I-95 northbound at the 86 mile marker at 12:29 a.m. on May 7. Her Kia Soul then careened into the median and hit a tree, causing the vehicle to catch fire, Jones said. (more...)
Pensioners could face added tax to heal 'intergenerational divide' Pensioners could face added tax to heal 'intergenerational divide'
- May 08, 2018

It found millennials, people born between 1981 and 2000, are earning the same as those born 15 years before them were at the same age and are only half as likely to own their home by age 30 as baby boomers, born between 1946 and 1965, were. (more...)

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