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Student with gun shot by officer at Dixon High School Student with gun shot by officer at Dixon High School
- May 16, 2018

The incident happened about 8 a.m. Wednesday inside the school at 300 Lincoln Statue Drive, according to Danny Langloss, the Dixon city manager. According to the release, the officer returned fire after he was shot at, injuring the subject. (more...)
Chlorine gas likely used in Feb Saraqeb attack - OPCW Chlorine gas likely used in Feb Saraqeb attack - OPCW
- May 16, 2018

The OPCW said its Fact-Finding Mission (FFM) has "confirmed that chlorine was likely used as a chemical weapon on February 4, 2018 in Saraqib, Idlib Governorate, Syrian Arab Republic". The team exhumed bodies and gathered more than 100 environmental samples now being analysed in different OPCW-designated labs. "These chemicals were detected in previous sarin attacks , Khan Sheikhoun, East Ghouta and no doubt Douma", Bretton-Gordon said. (more...)
Venezuela seizes Kellogg cereal factory after closure Venezuela seizes Kellogg cereal factory after closure
- May 16, 2018

According to Euromonitor, Alimentos Kellogg dominated the breakfast cereals sector in Venezuela past year with a 50% retail value share. President Nicolas Maduro, who is standing for re-election, told a rally that he would hand control of the factory over to the workers. (more...)
Senate panel poised to recommend Gina Haspel's confirmation Senate panel poised to recommend Gina Haspel's confirmation
- May 16, 2018

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell hinted Tuesday that her confirmation vote could come as early as this week. Five Democrats have announced that they will vote to confirm Haspel. Some of Ms. Haspel's past actions and beliefs did not meet that standard. In addition to Warner, Democratic Sens. Trump has said the country should consider resuming harsh interrogation techniques. (more...)
Italy's populist leaders seek more time to end political stalemate Italy's populist leaders seek more time to end political stalemate
- May 16, 2018

Both parties have a history of Euroscepticism. The League, which is in coalition talks with the anti-establishment Five Star Movement, has called for a harder line on migrants and wants to take Italy, the third largest economy in the eurozone, out of the single currency . (more...)
OIC to hold emergency meeting over Palestine in Istanbul OIC to hold emergency meeting over Palestine in Istanbul
- May 16, 2018

Turkey announced its decision to organise an extraordinary summit of the OIC on Friday in Istanbul. Serving as the OIC term president, Turkey had initiated an extraordinary summit in Istanbul in December 2017 in a bid to protest the U.S. The summit declared East Jerusalem - which the worldwide community regards as annexed by Israel - "as the capital of the State of Palestine" and urged the world to follow suit. (more...)
Scotland-London rail services to be brought under public control Scotland-London rail services to be brought under public control
- May 16, 2018

Stagecoach said it and Virgin had been negotiating for a new contract with the Department for Transport but that it understood Mr Grayling was "no longer considering" them for the deal. He added: "However, we respect the Government's decision". Stagecoach pledged to "work constructively with the officials and the OLR in the weeks ahead to ensure a "professional transfer to the new arrangements". (more...)
EPA inspector general opens investigation of Pruitt's use of multiple email accounts EPA inspector general opens investigation of Pruitt's use of multiple email accounts
- May 16, 2018

The inspector general, an independent office within the EPA, will look into whether Pruitt is keeping a record of his emails, as he is mandated to by federal law, and whether the EPA is searching all his accounts when fulfilling public records requests. (more...)
Pope 'very worried' by Gaza violence Pope 'very worried' by Gaza violence
- May 16, 2018

During his homily, Francis also said that St. Paul was uncompromising in ministry, saying that service without compromise is essential for pastors wishing to find peace. At the end of his morning homily Tuesday, Pope Francis asked Catholics to pray for Priests, Bishops, and the Pope , who he said, must learn to leave their posts when it becomes necessary. (more...)
Ronda Rousey I'll Be Pregnant Soon Ronda Rousey I'll Be Pregnant Soon
- May 16, 2018

Now Ronda Rousey will take on Nia Jax for the Raw Women's Title at Money In The Bank. However, only at Charlotte Flair's insistence Rousey accepted the big match. A defeat would mean that she would lose her title in just over a period of two months after winning it. It seems that Nia Jax was nothing more than a transitional champion. (more...)
Mount Vernon mayor files lawsuit against NY AG's office Mount Vernon mayor files lawsuit against NY AG's office
- May 16, 2018

James registered Monday with the state Board of Elections for a campaign committee to raise money for a run for attorney general. One tumultuous week later, Underwood was the first applicant Tuesday to face questions from the bipartisan, bicameral committee of the Legislature, chaired by Democrat Assemblyman Joseph Lentol . (more...)
Powerful storms pound Northeast, leaving at least 2 dead Powerful storms pound Northeast, leaving at least 2 dead
- May 16, 2018

Powerful storms packing high winds, torrential rain and hail slammed heavily populated parts of the U.S. Northeast on Tuesday, snarling transport and causing widespread power outages in an area home to tens of millions of people. Lightning strikes led to vehicle and construction fires in New Jersey. Roads in many towns were impassible and some schools canceled classes on Wednesday due to the damage. (more...)
West Bengal Panchayat Polls: At least 15 dead in violence West Bengal Panchayat Polls: At least 15 dead in violence
- May 16, 2018

Earlier in the day, the West Bengal Police and Rapid Action Force personnel baton-charged voters in the area after they started protesting as the voting process started late. Ballot boxes were found in ponds...innocent party workers, not only of BJP, were killed. People from all parties except one ruling the state have suffered. (more...)
Dust storm hits Delhi-NCR Dust storm hits Delhi-NCR
- May 16, 2018

The high-velocity winds resulted in several trees being uprooted and also brought down many electric poles causing power outages in the capital city. As many as 80 died in five states due to thunderstorms and lightning strikes since Sunday, with Uttar Pradesh alone recording 51 deaths. (more...)
TN Plus 2 Result 2018 to be Declared Today at tnresults TN Plus 2 Result 2018 to be Declared Today at tnresults
- May 16, 2018

Students can also check Tamil Nadu HSC Toppers list 2018 along with results . Up to and ending at the secondary (class 10) level, the following streams of education are offered: the SSLC (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) stream, the Anglo-Indian stream, the Oriental School Leaving Certificate (OSLC) stream and the Matriculation stream. (more...)
Guatemala inaugurates embassy in Jerusalem amid controversy Guatemala inaugurates embassy in Jerusalem amid controversy
- May 16, 2018

The announcement came one week before the United States embassy opened in Jerusalem on Monday in accordance with President Donald Trump's December 6 recognition of the city as Israel's capital. Besides Guatemala , Paraguay says it will also relocate its embassy to Jerusalem and Romania, the Czech Republic and Honduras have said they are considering doing the same. (more...)
Mumbai lock horns with Punjab in pivotal clash Mumbai lock horns with Punjab in pivotal clash
- May 16, 2018

But Mumbai need the other batters down the order, especially skipper Rohit to contribute big. Post the embarrassing loss to Royal Challengers Bangalore in the last game, KXIP skipper Ashwin was extremely disheartened on his team's performance. (more...)
Hillary Clinton: Large Portion of US 'Uneasy,' 'Angry' About Women Seeking Power Hillary Clinton: Large Portion of US 'Uneasy,' 'Angry' About Women Seeking Power
- May 16, 2018

Speaking at an event in Melbourne , the former USA secretary of state stressed that expansionist China's ongoing effort to gain power and manipulate policy poses a clear and present danger. "I pointed out that you can't drown a witch", noted Gillard, who served as prime minister from 2010 to 2013. "Australia has a lot of interests with China, certainly your economy is intertwined with China", she said. (more...)
Pennsylvania state Sen. Wagner GOP's pick to face Gov. Wolf Pennsylvania state Sen. Wagner GOP's pick to face Gov. Wolf
- May 16, 2018

Last year, Wagner said, "Wagner is brash - "I am going to be the next governor, take that to the bank". When they see us, they're coming over to us". Polls are open statewide until 8 p.m. "Tonight is the culmination of over a year of hard work by our candidates, team and supporters". Wolf ran unopposed in the Democratic primary election. (more...)
Russia, Iran discuss nuclear deal after United States withdrawal Russia, Iran discuss nuclear deal after United States withdrawal
- May 16, 2018

However, Trump is getting huge support from a coalition of Muslim nations. After long negotiations, Iran had agreed in July 2015 to freeze its nuclear programme in return for the lifting of punishing global sanctions. Saudi Arabia then called on the rest of the worldwide community to "take a firm and uniform stand vis-à-vis Iran and its hostile activities, which destabilize the region; vis-à-vis its support for terror organizations, particularly Hizbullah and the Houthi militia; and ... (more...)
Palestinian baby dies from tear gas inhalation at Gaza border Palestinian baby dies from tear gas inhalation at Gaza border
- May 16, 2018

Speaking to the Associated Press, a doctor in Gaza suggested Leila may have suffered a pre-existing medical condition that contributed to her death. Around 2,250 were also injured by either gunfire or tear gas. 'We got away from the gas. "Parents of those who have been injured tell us they don't know how to support their children", said Jennifer Moorehead, Save the Children's Occupied Palestinian Territory Country Director. (more...)
Parents of Paris knife attacker let out of custody Parents of Paris knife attacker let out of custody
- May 16, 2018

His parents, now living in Paris , have been taken into custody as well as a friend in Strasbourg described as the "individual closest" to Azimov, according to a source close to the investigation. The attack happened just after 9 p.m.in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris , rue Monsigny, he said. Macron said France would "not yield an inch to the enemies of freedom", and praised police for "neutralising the terrorist". (more...)
Ramadan to start on Thursday, religious leaders say Ramadan to start on Thursday, religious leaders say
- May 16, 2018

As Saudi Arabia announced that Thursday would be the first day of Ramadan , it is expected that many Muslims living in the United States will start fasting on Thursday. "In the event of not receiving any testimonies about sighting of the Ramadan crescent on Tuesday evening, Ramadan fasting will begin on Thursday", the royal court said in a statement quoting the Supreme Court. (more...)
Anybody can become PM: BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha attacks PM Modi Anybody can become PM: BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha attacks PM Modi
- May 16, 2018

Naamdar, Kaamdar, Daamdar or for that matter any average Samajhdaar, if he has the numbers and support. "Why are we making such a hue and cry about it?" However, when it came to form the state government in Goa, the BJP teamed up with two smaller parties and independents and claimed a majority, much to the Congress's dismay. (more...)
Federal court hears DACA arguments Federal court hears DACA arguments
- May 16, 2018

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will soon decide if the Trump administration was justified in its decision to end DACA. It's the first time a federal appeals court has heard arguments on the issue. Michael Mongan, deputy solicitor general at the California Department of Justice, told the judges the administration had to explain why it believed DACA was unlawful and faced the risk of being invalidated by a court. (more...)

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