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Liverpool and Roma charged over crowd disturbances during Champions League semi-final Liverpool and Roma charged over crowd disturbances during Champions League semi-final
- May 23, 2018

Adidas is the seventh brand after Heineken, Nissan, PepsiCo, MasterCard, Gazprom, and Santander to get a berth in Uefa's 2018-2021 sponsorship inventory. The Reds, who will be facing Real Madrid in the final this coming weekend, have also been charged for their fans setting off fireworks and throwing objects both before and during said match. (more...)
Trump Proposes Cutting Planned Parenthood Funds. What Does That Mean? Trump Proposes Cutting Planned Parenthood Funds. What Does That Mean?
- May 23, 2018

On Friday, the Trump administration started the rule-making process to bar family planning centers that receive federal funds from providing abortion information, referrals or even being in the same location. I think we need to realize that this is much bigger than Planned Parenthood. Abortion is its primary focus, and it already is threatening a lawsuit to stop the defunding. (more...)
Death Toll Rises To 16 In Kandahar City Explosion Death Toll Rises To 16 In Kandahar City Explosion
- May 23, 2018

The National Directorate of Security (NDS) intelligence service said the explosives were discovered in a large open yard of workshops. Nematullah Barak, head of Mirwais hospital in Kandahar , said six dead and more 30 wounded, including several children, had so far brought in but more casualties were arriving. (more...)
Faf du Plessis' innings showed why experience counts: Dhoni Faf du Plessis' innings showed why experience counts: Dhoni
- May 23, 2018

Dhoni has been the captain of Chennai Super Kings since the beginning of Indian Premier and he has led them to their seventh IPL final, a record for both the team and Dhoni. Afghanistan legspinner Rashid Khan (2-11) brilliantly mixed up his googlies and sharp leg breaks in his four overs as he dismissed Dhoni (9) and Dwayne Bravo (7). (more...)
After school shooting, Texas governor calls off gun raffle After school shooting, Texas governor calls off gun raffle
- May 22, 2018

The student's aunt, Candi Thurman, wrote on Twitter: "Shana turned 16 on May 9th. She should be getting her first vehicle, not a funeral". Pagourtzis' attorney, Nick Poehl, told ABC News today that he hasn't yet discussed bullying with his client, but Poehl said other students have indicated Pagourtzis was bullied by students and adults at Santa Fe High School. (more...)
Deadline to register for the June 5 primary election at midnight tonight Deadline to register for the June 5 primary election at midnight tonight
- May 22, 2018

Wondering what are some of the key runoffs up for grabs? All people in line to vote by 6:00 p.m. will be allowed to vote. Here's a rundown of where to go in Central Texas. Monday morning until midnight to accept registration forms. That includes more training for poll workers and including voter registration officials from both parties in the handling of the election, since that office has all of the voting records. (more...)
With Brexit clarity, Scotland will look again at independence - Sturgeon With Brexit clarity, Scotland will look again at independence - Sturgeon
- May 22, 2018

The Sturgeon announced the start of the debate on independence, the BBC reports. "So I believe most of the UK's fishing infrastructure should be based north of the border". Nigel Farage and two callers, one pro-Scottish independence and the other against, became involved in a row which turned incredibly heated at times. (more...)
US House Rejects Farm Bill With Controversial Changes To Food Assistance US House Rejects Farm Bill With Controversial Changes To Food Assistance
- May 22, 2018

The Republican bill that died in the House last week somehow managed to simultaneously offend liberals, conservatives and moderates. This House version has been written by the majority Republicans - thus virtually guaranteeing united Democratic opposition - and seeks the kind of entitlement reforms that Rep. (more...)
"Islamic state" began the evacuation of the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk
- May 22, 2018

Those who have left the scenes of recent battles have typically gone to areas still outside regime control. However, despite daily airstrikes by Syrian and Russian warplanes, SAA and allied forces soon became entrenched in the dense urban landscape of south Damascus , making slow progress. (more...)
Foreign media arrive in North Korea, suggesting nuclear shutdown on track Foreign media arrive in North Korea, suggesting nuclear shutdown on track
- May 22, 2018

Moon, whose country would be highly affected if a conflict were to break out between the US and North Korea, has been a key broker in pushing both sides to come to the negotiating table. North Korea, needs to know that Trump is very serious about the impact of sanctions, said Barrasso. An average visa typically ranges in price from $40 to $160 depending on country of origin, according to South Korea's JoongAng Ilbo . (more...)
New CIA director says she'll send more spies to the field New CIA director says she'll send more spies to the field
- May 22, 2018

Trump touted Haspel's 30-plus years at the agency, saying she has served with " extraordinary skill and devotion". Haspel, who has spent 33 years with the CIA, pledged to boost foreign language proficiency, strengthen the CIA's partnerships with intelligence agencies in the US and overseas and deploy more officers to the field. (more...)
Sports wagering in OH casinos, racinos and elsewhere Sports wagering in OH casinos, racinos and elsewhere
- May 22, 2018

Bettors could make bets midrace, bet on specific stage winners, or bet parlays for the entire race, all of which would increase interest in races and the sport itself. Well over a majority of US states have casinos, so capturing as much of that $150 billion worth of betting is the goal of the industry moving forward. (more...)
Mansfield ISD Increasing Security After Santa Fe School Shooting Mansfield ISD Increasing Security After Santa Fe School Shooting
- May 22, 2018

Houston area school districts are tightening up on security measures in the wake of the Santa Fe High School shootings. "I played softball with one of them and I believe two of them were in my class, one of them was in my group for algebra, Kim, she was so sweet and it's just heartbreaking that she's one that passed away, any of them, it's heartbreaking", said Whitman. (more...)
Roger Goodell details NFL's stance on sports betting ruling Roger Goodell details NFL's stance on sports betting ruling
- May 22, 2018

Congress should introduce legislation that will guarantee "substantial consumer protections ", safeguard content and intellectual property , allow fans access to reliable National Football League data , and provide law enforcement with the tools to protect fans and penalize "bad actors", Goodell said Monday. (more...)
Cougar Kills Mountain Biker In Washington State, Injures Companion Cougar Kills Mountain Biker In Washington State, Injures Companion
- May 22, 2018

Wildlife officials said it was only the second fatal cougar attack in Washington state in the past 100 years. Cougars are a protected species there. "He said he had his whole entire head in the jaws of this animal and was being shaken around horribly", Myers said. If you encounter a cougar, don't run - because the animal's instinct is to chase. (more...)
Trump demands probe of alleged spying on his campaign Trump demands probe of alleged spying on his campaign
- May 22, 2018

Trump's only rational goal is casting doubt on the probe by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, which appears to be closing in. Trump's power play is a gross misuse of his presidential authority and a unsafe departure from long-standing norms. (more...)
Cuba plane crash: 20 evangelical pastors among the 110 dead Cuba plane crash: 20 evangelical pastors among the 110 dead
- May 22, 2018

The aircraft went down at 12:08 p.m., shortly after it left Havana's Jose Marti International Airport on a flight to Holguin, 420 miles away in eastern Cuba. The aircraft had passed a safety inspection in November, according to the company. Cuban transportation minister informed that 110 people lost their lives in Cuban plane crash. (more...)
Maddie Poppe becomes first Iowan to win American Idol Maddie Poppe becomes first Iowan to win American Idol
- May 22, 2018

They love you!" Pointing to the judges he added: "And they love you. "Girl, you've changed for the better", Perry said. She said it was an "interesting song" but wished Caleb had embodied the song more and made it his own. Caleb's second round was his encore performance of his best song of the season, "Don't Close Your Eyes" by Keith Whitley . Lionel complimented him on his voice. (more...)
Donald Glover 'Would Love' to Make a Lando Movie Someday Donald Glover 'Would Love' to Make a Lando Movie Someday
- May 22, 2018

That's because our own Chris Evangelista says, " Solo is a hell of a lot of fun". "But he was also really confident when I came in that I would get the feel of it and understand how to maximize the entertainment value of these characters and this world". (more...)
Baltimore police officer fatally shot; 'armed suspect' on loose Baltimore police officer fatally shot; 'armed suspect' on loose
- May 22, 2018

Officers are searching for at least one armed suspect. He also said police discovered damage to a rear patio door of a home in the area, indicating the officer may have interrupted a burglary in progress. "It's awful, we're seeing something in this country today that we've never seen before". Officials guard a roadblock near a scene where a Baltimore County police officer died, while investigating a suspicious vehicle, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Perry Hall, Md. (more...)
Trump Claims New Accord with China on Trade Negotiations Trump Claims New Accord with China on Trade Negotiations
- May 22, 2018

Brad Setser , a China expert at the Council on Foreign Relations, noted that given China's rapidly growing economy and middle class, it's no surprise the government would say it was keen on buying more USA energy and agricultural products, which Team Trump is trying to claim as a win for the U.S. (more...)
Misleading Nuclear News From North Korea Misleading Nuclear News From North Korea
- May 22, 2018

Diplomats and North Korea experts, however, say this was entirely predictable. The two nations not only explored cooperation in areas such as vocational education, agriculture, pharmaceuticals, promotion of Yoga and traditional medicine, but also made a decision to enhance people-to-people linkages to mark 45 years of diplomatic relations. (more...)
Lamoriello move from Leafs to Islanders 'done deal' Lamoriello move from Leafs to Islanders 'done deal'
- May 22, 2018

There is a possibility that he could be named president of hockey operations, general manager, or both. The one question that does leave is the future of current general manager Garth Snow , who has had a tumultuous 12-year run as team president and GM that included just four postseason appearances and one series victory. (more...)
Bernie Sanders announces he's seeking reelection to the US Senate Bernie Sanders announces he's seeking reelection to the US Senate
- May 22, 2018

The senator from the U.S. state of Vermont pledged he would continue to be the fiercest opponent in the Senate to congressional Republicans and President Donald Trump . But the GOP believes Sanders' vision is bigger government and higher taxes. So far, one Republican has filed petitions to run against Sanders: Jasdeep Pannu of Essex. (more...)
Celebrity chef Mario Batali under criminal investigation Celebrity chef Mario Batali under criminal investigation
- May 22, 2018

Batali denied the allegations in a statement to 60 Minutes . Via surveillance footage, Seet said she saw Batali assaulting an unconscious woman at the restaurant, and intervened to stop it. She reportedly filed a police report with the New York Police Department in March of 2018. The New York Times reported in December on claims by several current and former employees that they had been sexually harassed by Mr. (more...)

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