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Fatal police-involved shooting in Nanaimo linked to carjacking in Penticton: RCMP Fatal police-involved shooting in Nanaimo linked to carjacking in Penticton: RCMP
- May 10, 2018

Shots were fired, and the man later succumbed to his injuries. The Independent Investigations Office, which probes police-involved deaths and serious injuries, has not yet confirmed if someone was injured or killed. The IIO has assumed conduct of the investigation to see if there was any link between police actions and the man's fatal injuries. "We are continuing to operate in and out of our Departure Bay terminal", Marshall told the News Bulletin. (more...)
Yale student calls cops on black peer asleep in common room Yale student calls cops on black peer asleep in common room
- May 10, 2018

A shorter separate video also posted by Siyonbola shows the white woman stepping out of her own apartment to tell her dorm-mate that "I have every right to call the police" because "you can not sleep in that room". Several minutes later, a Black officer, who identifies himself as a supervisor, approaches Siyonbola and tries to explain what's all going on. "This sorta incident breaks my heart everytime." wrote one man. (more...)
World reacts to Trump Iran deal decision World reacts to Trump Iran deal decision
- May 10, 2018

The question is: "how does the US propose to achieve it?" In parliament, lawmakers burned a flag as well as a copy of the deal . "The politburo calls on the Modi government to disapprove of the USA action". The United States' ambassador to Germany told German businesses to stop trading with Iran, and a German business association said it feared that European companies that traded with Iran would risk USA fines. (more...)
Man used white supremacist group to hire Man used white supremacist group to hire "hit man" for black neighbor
- May 10, 2018

Lecroy wanted the man killed and his body hung from a tree, with a KKK-style burning cross erected on his front lawn. According to the indictment, Lecroy made an arrangement with an undercover Federal Bureau of Investigation agent to pay for the murder of his neighbor. (more...)
USA seeks balanced trade with China, Trump tells Xi USA seeks balanced trade with China, Trump tells Xi
- May 10, 2018

Last year Beijing backed a series of U.N. Security Council resolutions created to choke off funding for the weapons development. Trump also reiterated his commitment to ensuring that the US and China have a balanced investment and trade relationship, according to the statement. (more...)
Termination of coverage notices going out to nursing homes Termination of coverage notices going out to nursing homes
- May 10, 2018

People affected by the cuts include more than 7,000 people receiving home health coverage and 2,700 people with developmental disabilities, as well as more than 19,000 nursing home patients across the state, including 1,959 people in New Orleans , according to the Louisiana Department of Health. (more...)
U.S. stocks end mixed; oil falls on United States pullout from Iran deal U.S. stocks end mixed; oil falls on United States pullout from Iran deal
- May 10, 2018

The agreement required Iran to curb its nuclear enrichment program in exchange for relief from global sanctions. Several refiners in Asia said they were seeking alternatives to Iranian supplies. Major indexes in Asia finished mixed. ENERGY: Oil prices declined as traders waited for the White House's decision on Iran. Oil market have rallied over the past weeks on expectations that US sanctions could limit Iranian oil exports. (more...)
Paul George undergoes knee procedure, will be out six to eight weeks Paul George undergoes knee procedure, will be out six to eight weeks
- May 10, 2018

George battled minor ailments all season. National Basketball Association free agency begins July 1. In spite of playing 79 games during his first season with the Thunder, George was hardly injury-free for the year. He also suffered a right hip contusion during Game 1 the Thunder's first-round playoff series against Utah. George will be an unrestricted free agent this summer, and the Thunder are expected to have fierce competition to retain his services. (more...)
No metro-east Applebee's will be affected by company's bankruptcy declaration No metro-east Applebee's will be affected by company's bankruptcy declaration
- May 10, 2018

RMH Holdings, the second largest franchise owner of Applebee's branded restaurants in the US filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday in Delaware. Dine Global Brands, the parent company of Applebee's, closed almost 100 locations last year and said it planned to close another 60 to 80 this year. (more...)
Gay Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell Embarrasses US, Himself Gay Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell Embarrasses US, Himself
- May 10, 2018

The warning to German businesses sparked critical reaction from political observers on Twitter who said the comment is consistent with Grenell's earlier tweets . The pushback to Grenell's comment, which illustrated the significant break between the US and German officials concerning Iran, also triggered a response from a former top German diplomat. (more...)
Swiss still respect Iran nuclear deal despite United States withdrawal Swiss still respect Iran nuclear deal despite United States withdrawal
- May 10, 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron will also speak with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani by telephone on Wednesday afternoon about "our wish to stay in the agreement", Le Drian said . He said Iran would stick by the terms of the agreement if the other signatories - the U.K., France, Germany, China , Russia and the European Union - could prove they would meet their commitments. (more...)
Woman arrested for slapping granddaughter with slipper Woman arrested for slapping granddaughter with slipper
- May 10, 2018

The matriarch madness started Sunday when Reynolds called the Daytona Beach Police Department on her 46-year-old granddaughter, Janeen Williams , because she wouldn't get out of her bed. Each said Reynolds smacked Williams in the face with the "shoes she had on" in the house. "I just feel bad for her , but the officers did their job as required by the law". (more...)
10000 voter IDs in Bengaluru flat 10000 voter IDs in Bengaluru flat
- May 10, 2018

Meanwhile, polls in Bengaluru constituency where 10,000 voter ID cards were found in a flat can not be cancelled, Election Commission sources have said, calling the demand "far-fetched". Sridhar said, "Rakesh has no connection with the flat, yes he is my cousin though". She told a TV channel in Kannada, which was translated into English, that since she owned the land on which the apartment building stood, she had entered into a joint venture with a builder. (more...)
Volcanic gases prompt evacuation of stragglers in Hawaii Volcanic gases prompt evacuation of stragglers in Hawaii
- May 10, 2018

Image acquired May 6 shows fissures and lava flows, in yellow. "All Lanipuna residents must evacuate now", the agency said in its bulletin, adding that the two vents had opened near two road intersections and were "actively erupting". "The way it looks now, I thought I'd try one more time to get my things out", Weigel said. New areas could be subject to evacuation as fingers of the fissure system slowly spread eastward, threatening neighborhoods that until now had been considered safe. (more...)
Police arrest man sought in killing of Utah student Police arrest man sought in killing of Utah student
- May 10, 2018

The Salt Lake City Police department announced the news at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday and promised that updated information will follow. He was previously named a a person of interest in the death of Baleigh Bagshaw, who was found dead in her home Monday. (more...)
France, Germany say they'll stick to Iran nuclear deal France, Germany say they'll stick to Iran nuclear deal
- May 10, 2018

European officials sought to reassure allies that the nuclear deal with Iran would not dissolve because of the USA decision to withdraw from the pact, and planned a meeting with Iranian representatives next week. MORE declared that he would pull the US out of the pact, which sought to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for lifting sanctions against the Islamic Republic. (more...)
Neuer May Miss World Cup Neuer May Miss World Cup
- May 10, 2018

Jupp Heynckes has ruled Neuer out of Bayern's final league game at home to Stuttgart on Saturday. "But I'm not thinking about playing in the DFB Cup final at the moment". Neuer, Germany's captain, said he remains in touch with national team boss Joachim Löw and goalkeeping coach Andreas Köpke and is working hard to build his fitness in order to give himself a chance. (more...)
Risk for severe storms in central Indiana Wednesday Risk for severe storms in central Indiana Wednesday
- May 10, 2018

Louis after about 3 p.m., and storms will generally slide south into Wednesday night. Showers and storm chances are limited; though not impossible. This morning, we are tracking scattered thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail will be possible across parts of the Mid-Mississippi and Ohio Valleys, as well as the Lower Great Lakes, on Wednesday. (more...)
Energy ETFs Climb as Oil Hits Highest Since 2014 Energy ETFs Climb as Oil Hits Highest Since 2014
- May 10, 2018

The United States imports no crude directly from Iran. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were up 1.43 dollars per barrel, or 2.1 per cent, at 70.49 dollars a barrel, near highs also last seen in late 2014. The output agreement has already been extended twice, in May and December 2017, and is now scheduled to run until at least December 2018. The United States may be able to compensate as well. (more...)
Fashion gets 'holy' at New York Met Gala Fashion gets 'holy' at New York Met Gala
- May 10, 2018

From saints to sinners, guests took to heart the 2018 theme of " Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination " at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute ball. Rihanna channeled the Pope , Katy Perry donned angel wings, and Sarah Jessica Parker had an entire nativity scene perched on her head. Her show-stopping outfit featured a tall, intricately beaded headdress that resembled a bishop's hat, and a long jacket festooned in hundreds of pearls over an embroidered ... (more...)
Congress & Rahul Gandhi Attacked PM and BJP Said RSS operates NDA Govt! Congress & Rahul Gandhi Attacked PM and BJP Said RSS operates NDA Govt!
- May 10, 2018

The third force in the Karnataka political battle, the JDS is also leaving no stone unturned to woo voters. "We have submitted a detailed memorandum about the malpractices of the BJP and a concerted attempt by the ruling party, with the assistance of central agencies, including the Income Tax department, to subvert the process of free-and-fair elections, target Congress candidates, carry out midnight raids and enact conspiracies". (more...)
Truck overturns, spilling tons of melted chocolate Truck overturns, spilling tons of melted chocolate
- May 10, 2018

A truck spilled tons of liquid chocolate after overturning on a Polish highway on Wednesday. Officials say the cooling chocolate will be a worse road hazard than snow, and it could be hours before the road is usable again. Then firefighters will focus on blasting the quickly drying chocolate with hot water to hopefully melt and wash it away. The tons of liquid milk chocolate covering a highway in Poland is hardening, blocking traffic and creating a nightmare for clean-up crews. (more...)
Sudden change in Delhi weather; thunderstorm, squall likely Sudden change in Delhi weather; thunderstorm, squall likely
- May 10, 2018

The shift is coupled with a cyclonic circulation over Haryana and the neighbouring states of Punjab and Uttarakhand which will also move eastwards towards west Uttar Pradesh and become less marked thereafter. The Delhi Metro has also chose to exercise extreme caution in running trains. The Delhi government and Delhi traffic police have also issued directives following the alert. (more...)
Rescue underway in Florida pond after possible gator attack on teen Rescue underway in Florida pond after possible gator attack on teen
- May 10, 2018

Authorities have not located the teen just yet, but Williamson said the call was "credible", according to the Orlando Sentinel . They say they are actively searching a water body after receiving a report of a missing 15-year-old boy near Salem Drive and Marietta Street in Orlando. (more...)
NH GOP praises, Dems pan Trump's move on Iran deal NH GOP praises, Dems pan Trump's move on Iran deal
- May 10, 2018

Iranian officials, including the parliament's speaker, have said they hope Europe will work with them to preserve the deal, but many are pessimistic. Ali Larijani made the remarks during the Wednesday. The major European countries, China and Russian Federation are all continuing to express their support for the agreement following Trump's decision to end U.S participation and restore sanctions against Iran . (more...)

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