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Local Boy Scout Council reacts to Mormon church severing ties Local Boy Scout Council reacts to Mormon church severing ties
- May 09, 2018

The religion will move its remaining boys into its own scouting-type program. The church said the move will be effective December 31, 2019, according to a news release. The Cub Scouts program, for children ages 5-10, will not undergo a name change. The Mormon Church announced Tuesday night that it will completely sever ties with the Boy Scouts of America at the end of next year. (more...)
Michigan High School Ranked Top 10 in Nation Michigan High School Ranked Top 10 in Nation
- May 09, 2018

News & World Report. Nationally, out of 20,000 public high schools evaluated by U.S. News, it ranked 1,495th. Of the more than 20,000 schools included in the report, roughly 2,700 schools made the list of 2018 Best High Schools. U.S. News ranks schools on factors that include the school's relative performance in state reading and math assessments, how underserved students perform, if graduation rates were met and a calculation based on the number of students taking Advanced Placement and ... (more...)
Lalu Prasad Yadav granted five-day parole to attend son Tej Pratap's wedding Lalu Prasad Yadav granted five-day parole to attend son Tej Pratap's wedding
- May 09, 2018

Earlier there were reports that Lalu Prasad will reach Patna by road. Lalu's son Tej Pratap Yadav last month got engaged to former minister and senior RJD leader Chandrika Rai's daughter Aishwarya Rai . The Times of India reported that the parole plea was made after Lalu's hearing on provisional bail application could not take place last Friday due to advocates' agitation in the Jharkhand high court. (more...)
Donald Trump threatens to revoke media credentials over 'negative' coverage Donald Trump threatens to revoke media credentials over 'negative' coverage
- May 09, 2018

They were later given access. President Donald Trump on Wednesday morning questioned whether he should "take away credentials" for the "fake news" media who publish negative stories about his administration. The majority of U.S. citizens disapprove of many of Trump's key issues, like his opposition to the Iran deal. Journalists are required to obtain and present press credentials in order to enter and report from the White House, government agencies, Congress and the Supreme Court. (more...)
Mayor's son called traffic cop 'faggot' and threatened to get him fired Mayor's son called traffic cop 'faggot' and threatened to get him fired
- May 09, 2018

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock's son, Jordan Hancock , was caught by police body camera cursing at an officer and threatening to get him fired during a traffic stop in March. Therefore, the Department can not comment further on the details of the incident. "It is not appropriate for any officer to disclose evidence, video or otherwise, publicly when a matter is pending prosecution". (more...)
Attack on investigative reporter in Montenegro prompts concern Attack on investigative reporter in Montenegro prompts concern
- May 09, 2018

There have been around a dozen attacks against journalists and media organizations in the last 15 years, including the 2004 assassination of Dusko Jovanovic, a newspaper editor. That attacker was jailed for several months and Lakic had police protection for a while. A search for the attackers was underway, including stepped up controls throughout the city and a review of surveillance cameras in the area, police said. (more...)
Palghar Lok Sabha bypoll turns prestige battle for BJP, Shiv Sena Palghar Lok Sabha bypoll turns prestige battle for BJP, Shiv Sena
- May 09, 2018

However, the parties have not yet announced their respective candidates. The late BJP MPs family joined the Shiv Sena last week. "He is going to file the nominations today [Tuesday]". "BJP is losing ground very fast in the state and that is evident in the poaching", Chavan said after Gavit formally joined the BJP. "Vanga is originally from the BJP and rehabilitation of Shrinivas Vanga will be done by Sena and BJP". (more...)
Iran is implementing nuclear-related commitments: IAEA Iran is implementing nuclear-related commitments: IAEA
- May 09, 2018

François Senemaud, the French ambassador to Tehran, has said that Paris supports the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, ISNA reported on Tuesday. In 2011 the IAEA had said it had found "credible" intelligence showing Iran's interest in acquiring nuclear weapons. According to the statement, Iran "is subject to the world's most robust nuclear verification regime under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action ( JCPOA ), which is a significant verification ... (more...)
Six killed in clashes between police and Islamists at Indonesia jail Six killed in clashes between police and Islamists at Indonesia jail
- May 09, 2018

The police are attempting to conduct a negotiation with the militants and threatened to take a stern legal action should they reject, he said. But a recent spate of low-level attacks inspired by Islamic State prompted authorities to more than double its force to 1,300 late previous year. (more...)
Trump to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal Trump to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal
- May 09, 2018

Reaction from Washington and around the world to President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal . And he launched a wider criticism of the current Whitehouse's approach to global diplomacy. Trump reiterated concerns that the deal has only empowered Iran's leaders while failing to "constrain Iran's destabilizing activities, including its support for terrorism". (more...)
World Bank Denies Nawaz Sharif Laundered $4.9 Billion to India World Bank Denies Nawaz Sharif Laundered $4.9 Billion to India
- May 09, 2018

This takes the country's former premier's legal battle a notches higher as Nawaz , his sons Hasan and Hussain, daughter Maryam, son-in-law Captain (retd) Mohammad Safdar are facing multiple corruption references in the accountability court. (more...)
Glassdoor acquired by Indeed's parent company for $1.2bn Glassdoor acquired by Indeed's parent company for $1.2bn
- May 09, 2018

It was originally built as a job and recruiting platform for providing greater workplace transparency. It claims to have data on over 770,000 companies across 190 countries, with over 40 million reviews and insights, including "company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary information, interview questions, office photos, and more". (more...)
78 pct of young Arabs believe in total defeat of IS 78 pct of young Arabs believe in total defeat of IS
- May 09, 2018

The 2018 edition of the annual Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey shows a marked shift in perception of the US, going from majority positive to majority negative in just two years, Axios reported. It marks a significant shift from 2015 when only 47 per cent of young Arabs expressed any confidence in their government's ability to deal with the terrorist organisation. (more...)
Gujarat Board SSC, HSC Results not on May 10, says GSEB official Gujarat Board SSC, HSC Results not on May 10, says GSEB official
- May 09, 2018

Apart from the official website, students may also keep a check on examresults.net . GSEB officials said that the exact date and time of declaration of SSC and HSC results will be announced later. The confirmed date and time of Gujarat Board GSEB SSC and HSC results 2018 will be updated soon once it is officially announced. Therefore, students can also try IVR system that will provide you with the results via a call. (more...)
First new Solon school levy since 2010 passes overwhelmingly First new Solon school levy since 2010 passes overwhelmingly
- May 09, 2018

Meanwhile voters in the Willoughby-Eastlake School District approved a five-year, 4.71-mill renewal levy which provides the district with $7,585,000 in annual funds, originally passed as an emergency levy in 2003 and was renewed in 2008 and 2013. (more...)
Bride Loses Arm To Crocodile But Still Weds Bride Loses Arm To Crocodile But Still Weds
- May 09, 2018

Fox and his then fiancée, Zanele Ndlovu , were canoeing on the Zambezi, one of Africa's longest rivers when a crocodile attacked them on April 30. Ms Ndlovu lost her right arm in the attack, but the couple stuck to their planned wedding date and got hitched in a hospital chapel just five days later. (more...)
Ekiti: PDP set for unity primary today Ekiti: PDP set for unity primary today
- May 09, 2018

The statutory delegates are made up of party's National Executive Committee (NEC) from the state, state party officials, past and serving councillors, council chairman and members of the State House of Assembly, who are members of the PDP. I'm his words, "I will reach out to Prince Adeyeye and Senator Olujimi and personally visit them". The PDP had also restated its resolve to be transparent and to ensure an all-inclusive playing ground for all aspirants in all the processes leading to the ... (more...)
Nawaz Sharif to face probe for allegedly laundering $4.9 billion to India Nawaz Sharif to face probe for allegedly laundering $4.9 billion to India
- May 09, 2018

Nearly two years after Pakistan's central bank dismissed a report that estimated remittances from Pakistan to India at $4.9 billion, the country's anti-graft watchdog ordered an inquiry against former premier Nawaz Sharif on the basis of a media report that cited the old study. (more...)
Tremors Felt in Delhi, NCR, J&k; Epicenter in Afghanistan Tremors Felt in Delhi, NCR, J&k; Epicenter in Afghanistan
- May 09, 2018

The quake set buildings shaking in the Afghan capital of Kabul, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. " Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 hit Afghanistan-Tajikistan-Pakistan region". The US Geological Survey reported a magnitude 6.4 quake centred in Tajikistan, near the Afghan border. More details were awaited till the filing of this report. (more...)
Decide in Manafort case: 'We don't need anybody with unfettered energy' Decide in Manafort case: 'We don't need anybody with unfettered energy'
- May 09, 2018

Manafort can give you to lead to Mr. Trump " and his eventual prosecution or impeachment. Prosecutors have not disclosed that they're interested in having Manafort flip, but they have indicated that they continue to investigate him after his former deputy Rick Gates agreed to cooperate. (more...)
Eight Iranians among 15 killed in suspected Israeli strike on Syria: monitor Eight Iranians among 15 killed in suspected Israeli strike on Syria: monitor
- May 09, 2018

There were no casualties. The official news agency SANA said the attack occurred in the countryside in Kisweh, just south of Damascus, an area known to have numerous Syrian army military bases. On April 30, Israel was said to have struck government outposts in northern Syria, killing more than a dozen pro-government fighters, many of them Iranians. (more...)
Lords inflict another Brexit defeat on May over EU Withdrawal Bill amendment Lords inflict another Brexit defeat on May over EU Withdrawal Bill amendment
- May 09, 2018

Peers quickly inflicted a further defeat on the government by voting to remove the Brexit date of March 29, 2019, from the Bill. The amendment is opposed by the government and can potentially be overturned in parliament's lower chamber, where May has a slim majority. (more...)
Fake voter ID cards in Bengaluru flat: EC rules out poll cancellation Fake voter ID cards in Bengaluru flat: EC rules out poll cancellation
- May 09, 2018

Days before polls in the state, the Election Commission (EC) seized thousands of voter identity cards from a flat in Jalahalli, west Bengaluru which falls under Rajarajeshwari Nagar (RR Nagar) assembly constituency. At present, Nanjamari is not campaigning for the party, as she said since 2002, she has only been a follower of BJP's ideology and health issues did not allow her to campaign. (more...)
Margaret Reid Did Well Betting Kentucky Derby Races Margaret Reid Did Well Betting Kentucky Derby Races
- May 09, 2018

Meanwhile, e Five Racing Thoroughbreds' champion and Derby runner-up Good Magic ( Curlin)'s status for the Preakness remains up in the air, with trainer Chad Brown saying "I'm not sure" when asked about his plans. "We're looking forward to the Preakness", Walden said. But I think Pharoah came back in the Preakness and ran the best Preakness ever. "(The Preakness) is not out of the question". (more...)
Several explosions rock Afghanistan's capital Kabul Several explosions rock Afghanistan's capital Kabul
- May 09, 2018

Minutes later, two back-to-back explosions went off in the central Shar-e-Naw commercial district. Yet outside the capital, the Taliban continued to advance on rural district centres and capture local administrative centres. The Taliban militant group on Wednesday formally announced the start of its annual spring offensive, dismissing offers of peace talks by Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani. (more...)

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