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Trump was told about Schneiderman's abuse of women back in 2013 Trump was told about Schneiderman's abuse of women back in 2013
- May 11, 2018

Well, he may have actually known about some allegations against the now-ex New York AG. Gleason's tale of what he did with the information involves several colorful NY characters of the 80s ad 90s. 'Weiner is gone, Spitzer is gone - next will be lightweight A.G. Eric Schneiderman . Instead, he sought out Dunleavy, who retired from the Post in 2008 after 41 years working for owner Rupert Murdoch. (more...)
Less wind and cooler for Mother's Day! Less wind and cooler for Mother's Day!
- May 11, 2018

FOR NEXT WEEK: Monday looks dry and very warm with highs near 90°. We'll eventually trend unsettled Wednesday/Thursday. Dew point temperatures will drop into the 30s, perhaps even the 20s in some parts of the state! Temperatures will only drop into the mid 60s by morning which is 13 degrees above average for this time of year. (more...)
Monster 23.8m-wave is largest ever recorded in southern hemisphere Monster 23.8m-wave is largest ever recorded in southern hemisphere
- May 11, 2018

Nobody actually saw the 78-foot-tall (23.8 meters) wave crash down, but a buoy moored by New Zealand's Campbell Island managed to log the fantastic wonder on May 8, according to MetOcean Solutions, a subsidiary of the Meteorological Service of New Zealand. (more...)
HSE Chief Was Told About Cervical Check Issues Two Years Ago HSE Chief Was Told About Cervical Check Issues Two Years Ago
- May 11, 2018

O'Brien stepped down as the HSE's Director General last night amid the controversy over a failure to communicate the findings of tests to women who were diagnosed with cervical cancer. "I was never subsequently told that any issues had arisen, or anything had happened to disrupt that plan". The head of the HSE has accused a TD of trying to cause hysteria over the CervicalCheck scandal. (more...)
Student strips off for presentation after teacher's discriminatory comment Student strips off for presentation after teacher's discriminatory comment
- May 11, 2018

She recalled wearing a "long-sleeve blue button-down shirt and denim cut-offs", which she alleges her professor told her was "inviting the male gaze away from the content of my presentation and onto my body". "And I ask you to take this leap of faith, to take the next step in this movement and join me to revealing each other and seeing who we truly are, members of the human race", she added". (more...)
500-Year-Old Leaning Tower of Pisa Mystery Unveiled by Engineers 500-Year-Old Leaning Tower of Pisa Mystery Unveiled by Engineers
- May 11, 2018

The bell tower which is located behind the Pisa Cathedral is still under a controversy regarding its original architect, who built it in the 12th century. However, due to the interaction between soil and rigid structure of the tower she was able to move a number of large earthquakes and not collapse. "This is the key to understanding its viability", - scientists say."The irony is that the same soil that caused the tilting and instability of the tower and nearly caused its collapse, we can ... (more...)
Donald Trump 'somewhat embarrassed' by Russia investigation, chief of staff says Donald Trump 'somewhat embarrassed' by Russia investigation, chief of staff says
- May 11, 2018

While Kelly's role in the administration appears to have diminished of late, he told NPR that he has a close relationship with Trump and said he has never considered leaving the White House. Only 13 percent of immigrants at that time didn't speak English at all, the census showed , which is far from the majority group Kelly referred to in the interview. (more...)
Didi Offers Reward for Driver Suspected of Murdering Customer Didi Offers Reward for Driver Suspected of Murdering Customer
- May 11, 2018

Didi Chuxing is suspending its Hitch service (顺风车) for a week for "rectification", the company said in a statement shared with TechNode. The driver wasn't detected by Didi's night mode facial recognition due to a defective mechanism. (more...)
Lavrov: Russia will remain a party to the nuclear agreement with Iran Lavrov: Russia will remain a party to the nuclear agreement with Iran
- May 11, 2018

In a press conference with the visiting German counterpart, Lavrov slammed the U.S. pull-out as a "significant" violation. Additionally, the minister expressed hope that progress in negotiations over a permanent exclusion of the European Union (EU) from new USA tariffs on steel and aluminum imports could help resolve differences in opinion with regards to the Iran nuclear agreement as well. (more...)
Severe Weather Chances Pop Up This Weekend Severe Weather Chances Pop Up This Weekend
- May 11, 2018

Mainly dry weather Thursday through Saturday under partly to mostly sunny skies. Wind: S 10-20 miles per hour. The low pressure system is expected to "sag southward" on Sunday , making for a damp and chilly day. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Mostly cloudy skies will filter in this afternoon. Tuesday night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. (more...)
UK, French, Germany FMs to meet over Iran on Tuesday UK, French, Germany FMs to meet over Iran on Tuesday
- May 11, 2018

In a live press statement in Rome on Tuesday, Mogherini slammed U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to ditch the deal, vowing that "the European Union is determined to preserve it". "The EU will remain committed to the continued full and effective implementation of the nuclear deal", Mogherini said from Brussels. Deeply regret United States decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal. (more...)
Package bomb detonates outside of church in Beaumont Package bomb detonates outside of church in Beaumont
- May 11, 2018

Stephen's Episcopal Church in Beaumont sustained structural damages after a package bomb was detonated outside of its doors. The Episcopal Diocese of Texas acknowledged that the front of a Beaumont church was damaged by some sort of detonation. (more...)
Naked man tasered at Florida airport Naked man tasered at Florida airport
- May 11, 2018

A man recently caused a bomb scare at the Daytona Beach International Airport , causing the subsequent evacuation of the building after it was believed he attempted to breach security in the baggage area. Officials said no one was hurt during the incident. The sheriff further stated that Greenwood was taken to a hospital. Chitwood said Greenwood has had previous encounters with law enforcement and told deputies that he had taken "molly" (also known as ecstasy) and other drugs the night ... (more...)
Two Britons 'Kidnapped' In Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo Two Britons 'Kidnapped' In Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo
- May 11, 2018

It is believed they were visiting the world-famous gorilla sanctuary the Virunga National Park when they were taken on a route after a ranger was killed in the park today. The area, known for its mountain gorillas , has seen a number of killings and kidnappings in recent years. Located in Congo's North Kivu province, the park is one of the most important conservation sites in the world, covering 7,800 square kilometres (3,011 miles) - three times the size of Luxembourg. (more...)
Theresa May Splits Cabinet To Consider Customs Options Theresa May Splits Cabinet To Consider Customs Options
- May 11, 2018

One will consider the Brexiteers' favoured "maximum facilitation" - or "max fac" - solution, based on the use of technology to minimise the need for customs checks once the United Kingdom is outside the EU. This system is also incompatible with the Government's desire to have no hard border with Ireland, as in order to properly implement it checks will need to take place on lorries and other vehicles to make sure smuggling is not taking place. (more...)
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj meets Myanmar President Win Myint External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj meets Myanmar President Win Myint
- May 11, 2018

They also met with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and traveled to Rakhine state, where the violence erupted. Last December, India had signed a bilateral memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Myanmar on the Rakhine State Development Programme . They also met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Minister of State Mohammed Shahriar Alam, acting Foreign Secretary M Khurshed Alam, Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner Mohammed Abul ... (more...)
SC Collegium agrees to reiterate recommendation for Justice KM Joseph - with others SC Collegium agrees to reiterate recommendation for Justice KM Joseph - with others
- May 11, 2018

Joseph himself (Uttarakhand), Justice T.B. Radhakrishnan (Chhattisgarh) and Justice Antony Dominic ( Kerala ). At the meeting of Collegium - the topmost decision-making body of the Supreme Court - the five senior-most judges, including Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, unanimously agreed to reiterate Justice KM Joseph's name to Centre for elevation as apex court judge. (more...)
Armenian president dismisses heads of security service, police at new PM's request Armenian president dismisses heads of security service, police at new PM's request
- May 11, 2018

As EADaily reported earlier, on May 8, the National Assembly of Armenia voted on the single candidature for the prime minister's post 0 the leader of the "Velvet Revolution" Nikol Pashinyan . Critics accused longtime leader Serzh Sarkisian and his Republican party of corruption, being under the influence of powerful oligarchs and of failing to tackle widespread poverty. (more...)
Fox Business host apologizes after guest makes derisive comment about John McCain Fox Business host apologizes after guest makes derisive comment about John McCain
- May 11, 2018

Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain , R-Ariz., pauses before speaking to reporters during a meeting of the National Defense Authorization Act conferees, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. McInerney is a retired U.S. Air Force Lt. "The fact is those methods can work , and they are effective, as former Vice President Cheney said". "This morning on a present I used to be internet hosting, a visitor made a really false and derogatory comment about Senator John McCain ". (more...)
Sex Expert Says Parents Must Seek Consent Before Changing Baby's Diaper Sex Expert Says Parents Must Seek Consent Before Changing Baby's Diaper
- May 11, 2018

A relationship and sexuality educator has caused widespread debate after claiming parents should be asking their babies for permission before doing a nappy change. "No twelve month old baby enjoys lying on their back and having their nappy changes". She explained that she works with parents from birth, instructing them how to teach their infants that their opinions matter. (more...)
Former Illinois congressman sentenced to six months in prison on tax charges Former Illinois congressman sentenced to six months in prison on tax charges
- May 11, 2018

Melvin Reynolds, 66, a former Democratic congressman from IL between 1993 and 1995, was found guilty last year on four counts of willfully failing to file a federal income tax return for the years 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. Reynolds had asked the judge for a year of probation. His "personal behavior has repeatedly reflected his willingness to engage in fraudulent, criminal conduct and his readiness to mislead and defy courts in an attempt to obstruct justice". (more...)
Shooting reported at California high school Shooting reported at California high school
- May 11, 2018

Authorities are responding to reports of an active shooter on campus at Highland High School in Palmdale, officials said Friday. Palmdale is north of Los Angeles in the high desert Antelope Valley. One witness told CNN his younger brothers had reported hearing shots. At least three nearby schools - David G. Millen Intermediate, Cottonwood Elementary and Ocotillo Elementary - were on lockdown, employees there said. (more...)
Leave.EU campaign chief Liz Bilney faces police scrutiny over 'incorrect' spending Leave.EU campaign chief Liz Bilney faces police scrutiny over 'incorrect' spending
- May 11, 2018

The commission said the " unlawful overspend " was at least £77,380 but " may well have been considerably higher ". The Leave.EU campaign group was founded by multi-millionaire Banks in July 2015 and was initially backed by former UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Farage, but it lost out on official campaign status to the Vote Leave group. (more...)
Majority of Republicans think Federal Bureau of Investigation is framing Trump, poll shows Majority of Republicans think Federal Bureau of Investigation is framing Trump, poll shows
- May 11, 2018

John Kasich, voters set up a fall contest between Republican Attorney General Mike DeWine and Democrat Richard Cordray , who both won spirited primaries with at least 60 percent of the vote. Released last week, a Reuters poll concluded that "enthusiasm for the Democratic Party is waning among millennials". Maybe Ohio voters, overall, weren't enthused about Tuesday's races, Kondik said. (more...)
Britain Tells Trump: Spell Out How You Will Deal With Iran Now Britain Tells Trump: Spell Out How You Will Deal With Iran Now
- May 11, 2018

As such, France, Germany and Britain said they would still adhere to the agreement. Bob Corker of Tennessee said that North Korea may see Trump pulling out of the Iran deal as an indication that promises made by the United States are not credible or legitimate. (more...)

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