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North Korea Says It Will Close Its Nuclear Test Site Next Month North Korea Says It Will Close Its Nuclear Test Site Next Month
- May 01, 2018

Trump is preparing to meet with Kim at a summit in the coming weeks, but has said he will not allow the United States to be "played" by North Korea . "The public conversation should now shift from speculation on whether North Korea would consider denuclearization to how South Korea and the United States can advance this denuclearization pledge in concrete steps in light of North Korea's reciprocal demands for concrete steps toward an eventual peace agreement ", McEachern said in an email. (more...)
The internet is debating this teen's The internet is debating this teen's "racist" prom dress
- May 01, 2018

She told Buzzfeed that she was "drawn to the handsome red gown and was thrilled to find a dress with a modest neckline". The debate began when Twitter user Jeremy Lam tweeted a response to her post: " My culture is NOT your. " Cultural appropriation is racism", wrote Twitter user @thaooocu. Mr Lam and other critics sparked a debate on whether it was "culturally appropriate" for the United States teen to wear the dress. (more...)
Filming Starts On American Gods Season 2 Filming Starts On American Gods Season 2
- May 01, 2018

American Gods author/executive producer Neil Gaiman offered up a sneak peek at Season 2 of the Starz drama Monday when he tweeted a photo of himself and new co-showrunner Jesse Alexander with the cast at a spot fans of the book will instantly recognize: House on the Rock in Spring Green, Wisc. (more...)
New Islamabad airport to be inaugurated Tuesday New Islamabad airport to be inaugurated Tuesday
- May 01, 2018

The opening of the airport was earlier set to be held on April 20 but it was postponed due to some technical glitches and security issues. The Prime Minister said no country has progressed without democracy. The interior minister directed the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to provide best possible facilities to the passengers. The vigilance section will maintain the record of the receipt of keys from the concerned sectional heads. (more...)
Roberto Mancini reaches agreement to become next Italy coach Roberto Mancini reaches agreement to become next Italy coach
- May 01, 2018

Roberto Mancini has reached an agreement to become the next Italy coach, according to multiple media reports on Tuesday. FIGC sub-commissioner Alessandro Costacurta and Italy team manager Lele Oriali are said to have met Mancini for more than two hours in his Rome home yesterday. (more...)
Coast Guard ends search for boater who fell into OH bay Coast Guard ends search for boater who fell into OH bay
- May 01, 2018

Coast Guard courtesy photo. Crews are searching for a 245-pound male with blond hair, wearing a black long-sleeve t-shirt. A Coast Guard aircrew assisted during the victims near the mouth of the York River on Sunday morning, including an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina. (more...)
Nirmal Singh resigns as J&K Dy CM ahead of Cabinet reshuffle today Nirmal Singh resigns as J&K Dy CM ahead of Cabinet reshuffle today
- May 01, 2018

The BJP also upgraded Sunil Sharma, at present minister of state for transport, to the rank of a Cabinet minister. BJP leader Kavinder Gupta, once a member of RSS, is likely to replace Nirmal Singh. Jitendra Singh, MoS, PMO and BJP general secretary Ram Madhav were deployed by the party high command to attend the swearing-in ceremony in Srinagar earlier in the day. (more...)
Hayden would be Hayden would be "quite concerned" if United States rips up Iran nuclear deal
- May 01, 2018

Asked if there was anything in them that suggests a violation of the nuclear agreement, Pompeo said, "We'll leave that to the lawyers". The NY Times quoted a senior Israeli official, who said that in February 2016 Mossad discovered the Tehran warehouse Netanyahu showed in his Monday night presentation, and that the building was under surveillance since then. (more...)
Sao Paulo fire: Brazil building hit by huge inferno - people trapped inside Sao Paulo fire: Brazil building hit by huge inferno - people trapped inside
- May 01, 2018

The BBC is reporting that 150 firefighters fought to control the blaze in the 26-storey building, a former federal police building that came to be occupied by squatters after it was abandoned. Civil defence officials say they believe that up to 50 families were known to occupy the building. (AP/AAP) The building was located in the downtown area of Sao Paulo . (more...)
Kid asks Huckabee Sanders why Trump fired Comey Kid asks Huckabee Sanders why Trump fired Comey
- May 01, 2018

On Thursday, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders hosted a briefing with reporters' children and Ami Magazine White House correspondent Jake Turx's son wanted to know about future presidents. "Out!" they exclaimed in unison, and so the grown-ups were left to huddle around and peep through the few available windows. She said Trump's favorite animal is probably an elephant, the symbol of the Republican Party. (more...)
Bengal SEC reviews poll security Bengal SEC reviews poll security
- May 01, 2018

While uncontested victories in rural polls is nothing new in Bengal, the scale this time has eclipsed all previous records, sources said. While the Panchayat poll in the state is scheduled for May 14, the ruling party appears to have won 34 per cent seats unopposed, reports said. (more...)
Israel's Netanyahu Claims Iran Lied About Nuclear Weapons Program Israel's Netanyahu Claims Iran Lied About Nuclear Weapons Program
- May 01, 2018

On Twitter , Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif called Netanyahu's claims "a rehash of old allegations". But Israel was widely suspected of being behind the attack. Trump will decide whether to extend waivers of economic sanctions on Iran, a U.S. commitment under the nuclear agreement, on May 12. "This is Bibi campaigning to make sure that [U.S. (more...)
The doctor threatened hospital staff to cut the throat and beheaded The doctor threatened hospital staff to cut the throat and beheaded
- May 01, 2018

This comes after the Georgia Composite Medical Board suspended her license. Salaried employees of the doctor they say she promised to "cut their throats", and one of the workers she was screaming, "cut off the head and will kick her down the hall" and later show the head of his children . (more...)
Uh Oh, More Trouble for Joy Reid Uh Oh, More Trouble for Joy Reid
- May 01, 2018

Reid hired Internet security experts in a vow to clear her name and identify the assailants, but as of yesterday , said that the team she hired has not yet detected the foul play that led to the foul anti-gay words. The friend was so disappointed that he did not speak to Reid for months, she said. In posts, she refers to then-Florida Gov. Charlie Crist as "Miss Charlie" and suggested he was "ogling the male waiters" on his honeymoon after marrying his wife, whom he has since divorced. (more...)
Graham: 'Stunning' for Comey Not to Know Who Funded Trump-Russia Dossier Graham: 'Stunning' for Comey Not to Know Who Funded Trump-Russia Dossier
- May 01, 2018

The irony being rich that the bureau under his direction didn't bother placing Hillary Clinton under oath while interviewing her about using a private email server - hell, they didn't even record the interview. "They were trying to come up with an insurance policy to make sure that Trump didn't win the election". The briefing occurred in Trump Tower when Mr. (more...)
5 dead are getting caught in Swiss Alps snowstorm 5 dead are getting caught in Swiss Alps snowstorm
- May 01, 2018

That person was likely among the five initially listed in critical condition by police. Seven helicopters were sent to the area to rescue the stranded climbers. Several of those rescued were suffering from hypothermia and were rushed to area hospitals. The hikers were Italian, French and German, the statement said. (more...)
DK Jain is new state chief secretary DK Jain is new state chief secretary
- May 01, 2018

The 1983 batch Indian Administrative Service officer, who was additional chief secretary of finance department, will serve for nine months before his retirement, scheduled on January 31, 2019. He served in key posts in various central departments including agriculture, rural development and employment guarantee scheme. Jain has been made the CS of state bypassing four senior bureaucrat who were claimant of the post according to seniority. (more...)
Trump Says Looking at Singapore, DMZ for Meeting With North Korea's Kim Trump Says Looking at Singapore, DMZ for Meeting With North Korea's Kim
- May 01, 2018

It was also good for President Moon. Pyongyang demanded that its compliance with verification be tied to the removal of US nuclear weapons from South Korea. Kim could offer more disarmament concessions during his meeting with Trump, expected in May or June, but it's unclear what specific steps he would take. (more...)
Cabrera drives in 5 as Tigers rip Orioles Cabrera drives in 5 as Tigers rip Orioles
- May 01, 2018

Saturday's win moves the Tigers to 11-14 on the season and 5-7 on the road. Cashner allowed seven runs and seven hits with four strikeouts and three walks over four innings, his shortest outing of the season. He's allowed seven runs on eighteen hits over his last eleven innings pitched vs. the O's. Machado performed well against left-handed pitching at home past year, slashing.300/.345/.588 over 87 such plate appearances (compared to his total season line of.260/.311/.473). (more...)
Trump's Iran deal threat scaring oil traders Trump's Iran deal threat scaring oil traders
- May 01, 2018

For India, the rising oil prices risk reversing the improving economic fundamental "sweet spot" experienced during 2014-16, at a time when there are heightened market concerns over pre-election populist government policies, the costs of cleaning up the banking sector and the lack of progress in rejuvenating private investment, Nomura said. (more...)
VA Hospital Apologizes After Photos Of Filthy Room Go Viral VA Hospital Apologizes After Photos Of Filthy Room Go Viral
- May 01, 2018

Former VA employees say that a viral photo showing a dirty room at the Salt Lake VA is not surprising. "I figured they would say, "Oh, this room's not clean" and take me somewhere else, but they just kind of blew past it, didn't acknowledge it", Christopher Wilson told KSL . (more...)
Bill Cosby Found Guilty Of Sexual Assault Bill Cosby Found Guilty Of Sexual Assault
- May 01, 2018

This was the second time Cosby faced a jury on this issue as the trial from summer 2017 ended in a deadlock. "I was gearing myself for a mistrial again, so it came in out of left field". A judge is confining Bill Cosby to his suburban Philadelphia home until the comedian is sentenced on sexual assault charges. "It is also a victory for womanhood and it is a victory for all sexual assault survivors, female and male", said Lili Bernard, one of Cosby's accusers. (more...)
Trump's role in midterm elections roils Republicans Trump's role in midterm elections roils Republicans
- May 01, 2018

Nancy Pelosi, Democratic minority leader of the House of Representatives speaks to constituents after a healthcare rally at San Francisco City Hall. Sen. McConnell has told associates "in recent weeks" that Republicans might "lose the Senate because of the anti-Trump energy on the left". This year's challenger, actress/activist Cynthia Nixon, has had the same effect. (more...)
International Rights Groups Implore Russia to 'Unblock' Telegram International Rights Groups Implore Russia to 'Unblock' Telegram
- May 01, 2018

Thousands of people protested in Moscow today in response to the ban and other restrictions on internet freedom, media reported . Free speech supporters brought paper planes - the messaging service's logo - of various sizes and placards bearing slogans against censorship. (more...)
Pashinyan Says RPA to Prevent His Election as PM Pashinyan Says RPA to Prevent His Election as PM
- May 01, 2018

The ruling Republican Party of Armenia has said they will make a final decision after listening to Pashinyan's program. But it appears that agreement may no longer be in place, leaving Pashinyan potentially short of votes. More than 100 journalists from major worldwide media outlets have been accredited by the Armenian foreign ministry to cover the special sitting of the parliament on the election of a new prime minister. (more...)
Manipur's Leisang becomes last Indian village to get electricity Manipur's Leisang becomes last Indian village to get electricity
- May 01, 2018

But such a serious issue was also not discussed during talks between the two leaders, it said . At the end of the meetings, two separate statements were issued on what had been discussed and achieved, though they did not emphasize all the same points, and India generated much more publicity than China , which played the event low-key. (more...)
House committee again backs woman's account of relationship with Greitens House committee again backs woman's account of relationship with Greitens
- May 01, 2018

But it states that the testimony to the Committee corroborates that Witness 1 did not tell her friends about the slap until later. But the document released refutes Greitens' claims. That lead investigator is now taking the 5th Amendment, after committing alleged perjury, hiding evidence, and falsifying evidence. "Today we also learned that $50,000 in cash was delivered to one of the attorneys of the couple making accusations against the Governor by Scott Faughn, a member of the media who ... (more...)
James Brokenshire: key May ally returns to cabinet James Brokenshire: key May ally returns to cabinet
- May 01, 2018

In this role James advised a range of companies, businesses and financial institutions in the United Kingdom and overseas. "James enjoys watching cricket, jogging, listening to music and hill walking - particularly in the Highlands of Scotland". (more...)
Pence to visit Mexico-California border with caravan of asylum-seekers nearby Pence to visit Mexico-California border with caravan of asylum-seekers nearby
- May 01, 2018

Vice President Mike Pence is in Southern California where's he'll visit the construction of a barrier that began almost a decade ago. Many arrived at the border on Sunday and plan to request asylum, the Los Angeles Times reports . "As President Trump said on Saturday night, this situation is a direct result of our weak immigration laws and our porous border". The vice president also talked about the caravan of about 150 asylum seekers that is now on the U.S. (more...)
Early voting numbers down so far in county Early voting numbers down so far in county
- May 01, 2018

The busiest day so far has been Thursday, April 19, the first day of early voting, when 267 people cast ballots. A candidate is prohibited from assisting any voter. Rogers are unopposed. The rest of the candidates have no primary opponent, and some face no Democratic challenger in August either. The victor will face Democrat Vickie Schroyer in August. (more...)

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