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There's a deal with Gulf airlines, but it's a bit hazy There's a deal with Gulf airlines, but it's a bit hazy
- May 16, 2018

The UAE told the U.S. there were no current plans to launch further "fifth freedom" flights - services where a carrier whose flight originates in its home jurisdiction can pick up passengers in a foreign country and fly them to a third country. (more...)
Hydro One raises dividend as profit climbs 33 per cent Hydro One raises dividend as profit climbs 33 per cent
- May 16, 2018

Ontario woke up this morning to the news that the Hydro One board gave itself a raise. "Second, by avoiding a no vote, we have also eliminated the risks that would flow from such a showdown and the consequent negative impact on Hydro One's shares". (more...)
Police Retrieving Info From Cell Phone In Rachael DelTondo Murder Case Police Retrieving Info From Cell Phone In Rachael DelTondo Murder Case
- May 16, 2018

Police are hunting for the suspect, but authorities have released no description as of Tuesday. "Nobody, including Ms. Deltondo , the Aliquippa Police Department, the juvenile male or his family, or any other person or agency had informed PA Cyber of this or any other incident". (more...)
Glenn Branca, No-Wave Pioneer And Avant-Garde Composer Dies At 69 Glenn Branca, No-Wave Pioneer And Avant-Garde Composer Dies At 69
- May 16, 2018

According to Bloor, Branca passed away in his sleep on May 13 from Throat Cancer. His influence on the music world is incalculable. Despite his gruff exterior, he was a deeply caring and fiercely loyal man. Disappointed with the commercialization of punk, he made a decision to do experimental rock music with his no wave band Theoretical Girls . Branca released his first solo piece, Lesson No. (more...)
LePage among governors backing President Trump for Nobel Peace Prize LePage among governors backing President Trump for Nobel Peace Prize
- May 16, 2018

McMaster was an early Trump supporter in the 2016 election. The turnaround comes month after Trump rhetoric toward North Korea ignited fears that an armed confrontation with the reclusive country could be looming. Eddie Baza Calvo; Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant; Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer; South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster; West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice; and Maine Gov. (more...)
Cumberland seniors pretend to drive auto into principal's office Cumberland seniors pretend to drive auto into principal's office
- May 15, 2018

The high school also posted photos of the "accident". But if you look closely, that's half of a auto - and the hole in the wall is artfully crafted. "My Dad and I have a shop at home and we build racing engines", said Pasko of his father Jon, a shop teacher at the school who may have lent the endeavor a little assistance. (more...)
Scottish parliament refuses consent for Britain's European Union withdrawal bill Scottish parliament refuses consent for Britain's European Union withdrawal bill
- May 15, 2018

Mr Fraser claimed Ms Sturgeon simply wanted to hand powers "in their entirety to Brussels " during a debate over whether Scottish Parliament should accept the Brexit Withdrawal Bill. No. When the UK Government was taking welfare reforms through Parliament, MSPs withheld consent for part of this legislation. "They can not pretend that no motion has been passed". (more...)
Map: A tornado watch has been issued for parts of Massachusetts Map: A tornado watch has been issued for parts of Massachusetts
- May 15, 2018

There's also a chance for large hail, flash flooding and even a tornado, the weather service said . They now show a 5 percent chance of a tornado in western and central MA as far east as about the Route 495 corridor and a 2 percent chance of a tornado for much of the rest of the state, with the exception of those areas east of a line from about Boston to Providence. (more...)
Chinese plane windshield pops out mid-flight Chinese plane windshield pops out mid-flight
- May 15, 2018

Despite the fact that the cockpit's temperature suddenly dropped to minus 40 degree Celsius, captain Liu Chuanjian safely landed the Airbus A319 after the mid-air emergency over south-western China yesterday morning. Pressure and temperature suddenly dropped in the cockpit. However, passengers and crew described frightening scenes on board the plane during the incident. (more...)
Mother scares off black bear which attacked her 5-year-old daughter Mother scares off black bear which attacked her 5-year-old daughter
- May 15, 2018

Wildlife officers shot a 125lb (57kg), approximately two-year-old male bear they believe to have been responsible on Sunday night as it was walking up to a nearby home in East Orchard Mesa, a semi-rural area about 240 miles (386 km) west of Denver . (more...)
Consultations within Astana Process on Syria kick off in Kazakh capital Consultations within Astana Process on Syria kick off in Kazakh capital
- May 15, 2018

The statement affirmed the need to enhance efforts to provide aid to all Syrians in the field of restoring their normal and peaceful life and that the achievement of this goal is ensured by the rapid and safe delivery of humanitarian assistance without obstacles. (more...)
Iraq prime minister wins vote in Mosul province Iraq prime minister wins vote in Mosul province
- May 15, 2018

In a 2010 election , Vice President Ayad Allawi's group won the largest number of seats, albeit with a narrow margin, but he was blocked from becoming premier for which he blamed Tehran. Influential Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr on Monday revealed potential political allies needed to form a new government following Saturday's as-of-yet inconclusive elections . (more...)
Americans Freed By North Korea Reunited With Families Americans Freed By North Korea Reunited With Families
- May 15, 2018

National Security Advisor John Bolton said on May 13 that the USA government's permanent, verifiable and irreversible dismantling (PVID) means every nuclear weapon should be dismantled and transferred to Oak Ridge and uranium enrichment and plutonium reprocessing capabilities should be removed. (more...)
Melania Trump has 'successful' procedure on kidney condition Melania Trump has 'successful' procedure on kidney condition
- May 15, 2018

Melania is Trump's third wife. Trump's surgery marked the first time a first lady had a serious medical procedure while in the White House since Nancy Reagan had a mastectomy in October 1987. According to the statement, the treatment was a success. She later accompanied Trump to Joint Base Andrews in Maryland to welcome home three Americans who had been detained in North Korea. (more...)
'Race 3' trailer launched: Salman and starcast seen doing action stunts 'Race 3' trailer launched: Salman and starcast seen doing action stunts
- May 15, 2018

The makers of " Race 3 " are planning to release the film in 3D along with the usual 2D prints and the film is hitting the theatres on 15 June. It was great working with the team - with Salman, Remo, Jacqueline, Daisy, Munna. It has been learnt that the trio was in Rajasthan over the weekend for a patchwork shoot of Remo D'Souza's action thriller. Whether it's the theme track or the sizzling numbers like Zara Zara Touch Me, Latt Lag Gayi, all songs of Race have eventually ended up becoming ... (more...)
New Facebook Data Leak Compromises 3 Million User Accounts New Facebook Data Leak Compromises 3 Million User Accounts
- May 15, 2018

In both cases, the confirmation was called a "certification", and it required them to state that the "Facebook user data and Facebook user friend data. The data sets were controlled by David Stillwell and Michal Kosinski at the University of Cambridge . Besides being an academic project, myPersonality , like its personality quiz siblings, let commercial companies - or, at least, their researchers - get their hands on the data. (more...)
Netta Barzilai wins 2018 Eurovision Song Contest for Israel Netta Barzilai wins 2018 Eurovision Song Contest for Israel
- May 15, 2018

Electronic signs throughout Tel Aviv congratulated Netta . Israel has won the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, with singer Netta Barzilai besting 25 other nations in the final of the global singing competition. She wrote in a statement released early Sunday, "This morning I want to thank you, the fantastic Netta Barzilai ". "This is a great moment for me, for the [Israeli] delegation and for the country". (more...)
Moscow Supports Iran Nuclear Deal, Criticizes Washington
- May 15, 2018

Europe and Iran sought a united front on Tuesday to save the nuclear deal U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned last week, with Britain warning against regime change and Tehran expressing hope it could keep the economic benefits of the accord. (more...)
Coroner: Detained suspect in Louisiana died of asphyxiation Coroner: Detained suspect in Louisiana died of asphyxiation
- May 15, 2018

When Robinson noticed the agents, who wore badges, approaching him, he attempted to drive off, but jumped from his auto about a block away after running into two sheriff's vehicles. They are killing our children. A struggle ensued. Robinson was taken into custody and later died. The 22-year-old black man, who had a gun in the auto and was suspected of being in possession of heroin, was on the run from the police when he crashed his auto into two Sheriff's Office vehicle. (more...)
Supreme Court upholds individual rights in two criminal justice cases Supreme Court upholds individual rights in two criminal justice cases
- May 15, 2018

Such a decision belongs to the accused alone, the court ruled in a 6-to-3 decision written by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The crime happened in 2008, when McCoy's estranged wife's mother, Christine Colston-Young, stepfather Willie Young, and her son Greg Colston were all shot in the head in their Bossier City home. (more...)
European Union sanctions five people for organising Russian elections in Crimea European Union sanctions five people for organising Russian elections in Crimea
- May 15, 2018

Russian Federation annexed Crimea, a peninsula on the northern coast of the Black Sea in eastern Europe, in 2014, a move that was condemned by Ukraine and the West as an illegal land grab. The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry stressed that Ukraine would consistently work to expand national and global sanctions against individuals and legal entities involved in the illegal construction of the Kerch bridge. (more...)
Amber Alert Issued By Tulsa Police For Missing 7-Year-Old Amber Alert Issued By Tulsa Police For Missing 7-Year-Old
- May 15, 2018

Police say it happened Monday evening. A 9-year-old sibling managed to escape and run to a neighbor's house. She then left with the girl's younger sister. Hafza was last seen wearing an ankle-length peach dress and is described to be wearing a puffy ponytail and gold bracelets on her wrist. She drives a 2005 Lexus RX-300 SUV with a paper license tag, though she may now be driving a navy Ford sedan. (more...)
Belgium, Ireland summon Israeli ambassadors over Gaza killings Belgium, Ireland summon Israeli ambassadors over Gaza killings
- May 15, 2018

Simon Coveney summoned the country's Ambassador to Iveagh House earlier where he called for restraint in the days and hours ahead. He supports an independent worldwide investigation of events at the Gaza border yesterday. "As well as the death and mass injury, Ireland is also very disturbed by the injuries suffered by health workers as reported by the World Health Organization". (more...)
Singapore ties with US, NKorea make city-state summit site Singapore ties with US, NKorea make city-state summit site
- May 15, 2018

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo went to Pyongyang, picked up three American prisoners and brought them back to the US, thus setting the stage for President Trump's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . cities. "So we're not talking about sanctions relief at this point", she said. Monday saw the civic groups call for the repatriation of the 12 women and for the government to allow them to meet with their families and their lawyers. (more...)
Italy appoints Roberto Mancini as head coach Italy appoints Roberto Mancini as head coach
- May 15, 2018

The FIGC said it had "concluded an agreement with Roberto Mancini who will hold the position of coach of the national team". "There is satisfaction, also on the part of Mancini - his enthusiasm was decisive in the choice". Mancini's first match in charge will be a friendly against Saudi Arabia on 28 May before Italy play France and Holland in June. Since leaving Etihad Stadium in 2013, Mancini also managed Galatasaray and Inter Milan before joining Zenit in June 2017. (more...)

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