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Saudi air force intercepts ballistic missile launched from Yemen Saudi air force intercepts ballistic missile launched from Yemen
- May 10, 2018

In September 2017, a royal decree announced the end of a decades-long ban on women driving - the only one of its kind in the world. In an unprecedented move, Saudi Arabia is participating in the Cannes Film Festival 2018 during its 71th edition on May 8 as part of the country's plan to develop its cinema industry, Al-Ahram website reports. (more...)
Trump Asked If He Deserves Nobel Prize Trump Asked If He Deserves Nobel Prize
- May 10, 2018

His response was classic Trump. And in the case of Mr. Obama, the Iran nuclear deal - a signature diplomatic initiative that is often cited as a fulfillment of the expectations set by his 2009 Peace Prize - is now in peril, jeopardized by Mr. (more...)
Again, IGP fails to appear before Senate Again, IGP fails to appear before Senate
- May 09, 2018

The decision of the Senate was announced by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki , after a closed-door session on Wednesday. "During the executive session, the Senate deliberated on the non appearance of the IGP to the Senate in plenary after series of invitations". (more...)
Allergy sufferers unite: New Jersey pollen storm caught on camera Allergy sufferers unite: New Jersey pollen storm caught on camera
- May 09, 2018

How bad is the pollen problem in New Jersey? Henderson told 6ABC Action News in Philadelphia that her husband had been at work when he chose to test out the pollen. Health officials say tree pollen is at or near its peak. Researchers estimate that pollen counts of all varieties will double by 2040 in some parts of the country, Vox said . (more...)
MPs to vote on newspaper regulation which could suffocate free press MPs to vote on newspaper regulation which could suffocate free press
- May 09, 2018

The inquiry, set up by David Cameron after the phone hacking scandal, was due to examine relations between journalists and the police . Local newspapers have warned that amendments to the Data Protection Bill, put forward by Ed Miliband and Tom Watson, could cripple investigative journalism and allow politicians to muzzle publications they don't like. (more...)
Bill to temporarily restrict gun possession stalls in Colorado legislature Bill to temporarily restrict gun possession stalls in Colorado legislature
- May 09, 2018

Many Democrats say Dodd-Frank provides critical protections for consumers and taxpayers. The bill keeps in place the existing dividend calculation. Sen. Lawmakers are trying to reach agreements to end the extended legislative session. Another bill that had received plenty of attention in recent days was Colorado's red flag mental health and gun bill, which was killed by three Republican senators in a Senate committee Monday after it passed the House and received support from Colorado ... (more...)
On May, 21 Sanchez Midstream Partners LP (SNMP) Analysts See $-0.34 EPS
- May 09, 2018

Looking about the past performance history, the company plunged 0.78% for the last five trades and expanded 7.88% in one month period. The stock underperformed the S&P 500 by 35.82%. BP Midstream Partners GP has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $20.75. Finally, Citigroup cut their price target on Antero Midstream Partners from $36.00 to $33.00 and set a buy rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, March 28th. (more...)
Alert Ready public awareness test set for today Alert Ready public awareness test set for today
- May 09, 2018

The emergency alerts will be issued, alongside routine television and radio tests , to compatible wireless devices , such as smartphones. But according to CRTC, today's tests will still take place as per the original schedule. Provincial officials said the alerts also serve as a reminder about the importance of emergency preparedness. There is no sign-up or opt-in required. (more...)
OH primary election live results
- May 09, 2018

According to the secretary of state's office, more than 68,000 voters cast their ballots early leading up to Tuesday's primary election. Certification as a Work Ready Community by the state is a measure of a county's workforce quality, and it's exactly why Ohio County Schools Director of District Programs Greg Decker has joined the race. (more...)
Paraguay confirms it is moving embassy to Jerusalem Paraguay confirms it is moving embassy to Jerusalem
- May 09, 2018

Paraguay's decision has been attributed to Cartes' personal links with Israel. "This decision by (President Horacio) Cartes is fair and fearless", Israeli ambassador Zeev Harel told daily newspaper ABC de Asuncion. embassy is supposed to be located at, stressed that "Jerusalem is occupied territory under global law and the lie of "unified Jerusalem as the eternal capital of Israel" will never materialize regardless of the imbalance in power". (more...)
E. coli-tainted romaine outbreak spreads to 29 states, sickens 149 people E. coli-tainted romaine outbreak spreads to 29 states, sickens 149 people
- May 09, 2018

Nine of the victims are female, three have been hospitalized, and two have developed a potentially fatal complication that can include kidney failure and other severe problems. The number of people who are sick might go up further because it takes an average of two to three weeks between when a person becomes sick with E. (more...)
Korea, China say North Korea should get aid for denuclearization Korea, China say North Korea should get aid for denuclearization
- May 09, 2018

Mr Li also announced that China would present Japan with a pair of endangered crested ibises. In a special statement, they vowed to continue their joint efforts to denuclearize North Korea and bring about peace on the Korean Peninsula. "As long as relevant parties eliminate the hostile policy and security threats against North Korea, North Korea does not need to have nuclear weapons, and denuclearization is achievable, " Kim said, according to Xinhua. (more...)
Google blocks all ads on Ireland abortion referendum Google blocks all ads on Ireland abortion referendum
- May 09, 2018

Repealing the amendment would enable laws allowing abortion of pregnancies up to 12 weeks. The internet giant said that starting Thursday, it would no longer display ads related to the May 25 vote on whether to repeal Ireland's constitutional ban on most abortions. (more...)
England, Germany, France Express 'Regret and Concern' over Iran Nuclear Deal Withdrawal England, Germany, France Express 'Regret and Concern' over Iran Nuclear Deal Withdrawal
- May 09, 2018

Energy industry insiders say Trump's tough stance on Iran will probably keep oil and gasoline prices higher than they would otherwise be. The Trump administration took issue with various aspects of the deal, including its failure to address Iran's ballistic missile program and the deal's sunset provision loosening restrictions in the next decade. (more...)
Do you agree with Eric Schneiderman's resignation? Do you agree with Eric Schneiderman's resignation?
- May 09, 2018

Underwood was appointed as Acting Attorney General, pending a search for a permanent replacement. The article told the alleged stories of women who were - by their accounts - spit upon, choked, hit, demeaned, and threatened while in relationships with the Attorney General; within three hours of its publication, Schneiderman had already resigned amid calls from numerous politicians and colleagues to do so. (more...)
EU says committed to Iran nuclear deal, will not reimpose sanctions EU says committed to Iran nuclear deal, will not reimpose sanctions
- May 09, 2018

IRAN'S president last night ordered officials to prepare to restart enriching uranium "at industrial levels" after the United States decision to break the 2015 nuclear deal. That is in part because some United States sanctions remained in place in spite of the nuclear agreement, and USA researchers often need a license from the Treasury Department in order to collaborate with government scientists in Iran, says Matthew Bunn, who studies nuclear nonproliferation issues at Harvard ... (more...)
Time for people to say goodbye to Congress, says PM Modi Time for people to say goodbye to Congress, says PM Modi
- May 09, 2018

This they did to get Dalit votes. "But after elections, the mantle of governance was passed on to another 'thekedar (contractor)", Prime Minister said. Congress leader Anant Kumar said: "BJP knows they are losing in Karnataka so they are doing these". "We also have remote control". A day after Congress president Rahul Gandhi said he's ready to hold the Prime Minister's (PM) post, PM Narendra Modi called him "arrogant" and "entitled". (more...)
Australia Is Spending $700K AUD On Blockchain Study Australia Is Spending $700K AUD On Blockchain Study
- May 09, 2018

The guidance has been developed based on research and input from over 40 government organisations. The government said it would provide $14.2 million over four years from 2018-19 to support the office, including $11.7 million for " new functions undertaken by the eSafety Office following the expansion of its role from promoting online safety for children to promoting online safety for all Australians". (more...)
I may become PM if Congress wins 2019 LS polls I may become PM if Congress wins 2019 LS polls
- May 09, 2018

Congress leader Anant Kumar said: "BJP knows they are losing in Karnataka so they are doing these". They must have planned such games in 40-50 constituencies. Speaking about attempts to forge and anti-BJP front, Modi said, "big, big meetings are happening, big, big stalwarts are meeting" to remove him from power, but keeping them all in the dark Gandhi declared he will be the prime minister. (more...)
Italian Open: Serena Williams Withdraws From Clay-Court Tournament Italian Open: Serena Williams Withdraws From Clay-Court Tournament
- May 09, 2018

The withdrawal has cast doubts over the 36-year-old's participation in the French Open beginning later this month. She also lost a match against her elder sister in Venus Williams after making a comeback and has looked rusty. "Obviously we can't wait to see her again on Foro Italico's red clay, perhaps in 2019?", the organisers said on Twitter . The American has not played since suffering a defeat to Naomi Osaka in the first round of the Miami Open and opted to pull out of the Madrid ... (more...)
Trump's Iran threat 'pretty concerning' for NZ exporters Trump's Iran threat 'pretty concerning' for NZ exporters
- May 09, 2018

The US Treasury said economic sanctions would not be re-imposed on Iran immediately. Our governments remain committed to ensuring the agreement is upheld, and will work with all the remaining parties to the deal to ensure this remains the case including through ensuring the continuing economic benefits to the Iranian people that are linked to the agreement. (more...)
Israel to Deport Human Rights Watch Local Chief over BDS Ties Israel to Deport Human Rights Watch Local Chief over BDS Ties
- May 09, 2018

In 2017, Israel's parliament, the Knesset, passed a law allowing authorities to ban entry into the Israel - and by extension all occupied Palestinian territory, as their borders fall under Israeli control - to foreigners deemed to be activists in support of BDS. (more...)
Class canceled at Pueblo City Schools starting Monday due to teacher strike Class canceled at Pueblo City Schools starting Monday due to teacher strike
- May 09, 2018

The tension between the union and district has been growing for years. The last time Colorado had a teachers strike was in 1994 in Denver. On average, Pueblo City Schools teachers make $47,617. "We've put out a final offer last Friday that is still on the table, and we hope that we can reach a resolution soon". But the union is looking for a retroactive 2 percent cost-of-living adjustment for the 2017-18 school year. (more...)
Blankenship Fails, Establishment Republicans Breathe a Sigh of Relief Following Primary Results
- May 09, 2018

While it didn't take long for the image to take off on Twitter, with many reporters stunned by the move, it also illustrates the kind of night establishment Republicans had at the polls. In one of Blankenship's campaign advertisements, he had referred to McConnell as " Cocaine Mitch ", a remark he later defended in a press release. (more...)
Former CIA officer charged with giving classified documents to China Former CIA officer charged with giving classified documents to China
- May 09, 2018

The indictment alleges that Lee made "numerous unexplained cash deposits, and repeatedly lied to the USA government during voluntary interviews when asked about travel to China and his actions overseas". "He is a loyal American who loves his country" and served in the military and the Central Intelligence Agency. The Chinese officers allegedly provided Lee with email addresses so they could communicate covertly. (more...)

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