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Knesset passes law authorizing prime minister and defense minister to declare war Knesset passes law authorizing prime minister and defense minister to declare war
- May 02, 2018

Sixty-two MKs passed a law on Monday night that gives the prime minister and defense minister the authority to declare war "in extreme situations". Because it was a proposed Basic Law, the bill needed be passed with the support of an absolute majority of at least 61 MKs. (more...)
You won't BELIEVE the Bank holiday weather forecast You won't BELIEVE the Bank holiday weather forecast
- May 02, 2018

However the weather will be quite grim in the lead up to the weekend with scattered showers and cooler temperatures expected. Highest temperatures of 10 to 12 degrees with fresh, gusty west to northwest winds. This week is set to continue mostly dry with just freshening breezes, but rain will persist on Tuesday afternoon and on Wednesday. The Midlands and East will enjoy the best of the sunshine. (more...)
Apple says India is an important growth market during earnings Apple says India is an important growth market during earnings
- May 02, 2018

Apple revenue rose 16 percent to $61.1 billion during the fiscal second quarter. On the other hand, the average sales price for iPhones exceeded $720, a new high, and the high price of the iPhone X no doubt accounts for that increase and the percentage disparity between revenues and unit sales. (more...)
Zachary Cruz, brother of Parkland school shooter, arrested again Zachary Cruz, brother of Parkland school shooter, arrested again
- May 02, 2018

Zachary, 18, violated the terms of his probation following an arrest earlier this year for trespassing at the Parkland school both brothers attended at one point. Officials said that despite warnings not to enter the campus, Cruz went through locked doors and gates and rode his skateboard throughout the property. (more...)
Connecticut Teen, Jordan Butler Arrested Following a Multi-Town Chase Connecticut Teen, Jordan Butler Arrested Following a Multi-Town Chase
- May 02, 2018

According to the state police, officers in Westport alerted troopers at the Troop G barracks in Bridgeport shortly before 3 a.m. that they had terminated a pursuit of two vehicles - one a dark Acura - near Exit 18 of I-95 north, and that the cars sped off "at a high rate of speed". (more...)
Four customs deputy commissioners arrested by CBI in bribery charge Four customs deputy commissioners arrested by CBI in bribery charge
- May 02, 2018

Officials identified the accused as Deputy Commissioners Mukesh Meena, Rajeev Kumar Singh, Sudarshan Meena, Sandeep Yadav and Superintendent Manish Singh. Searches were conducted at the offices and residences of the accused. Bribery impossible without help from higher officials: CBI The CBI believes that the bribery case could not have been possible without involvement of seniors from the department. (more...)
Chartist INC Increased Stake in Sempra Energy (SRE) by $103.07 Million
- May 02, 2018

About 260,584 shares traded. Apple Inc. had 404 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. It has underperformed by 6.16% the S&P500. Honeywell Int Incorporated holds 0.01% or 23,520 shares. Amp Limited holds 1.04M shares. Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) has declined 0.38% since May 1, 2017 and is downtrending. (more...)
Over £320k raised for marathon death chef Matt Campbell Over £320k raised for marathon death chef Matt Campbell
- May 02, 2018

And 78 runners came together in Southport, Merseyside, to go the distance for the 29-yearold, raising £300 for the Brathay Trust - Matt's chosen charity. RIP.' Mr Campbell , of Kendal, Cumbria, reached the semi-finals of last year's BBC MasterChef: The Professionals. Many runners and those moved by the young chef's death are continuing to be united in their efforts to do their own 3.7 mile distance for the #FinishforMatt campaign. (more...)
Omar condemns attack on students in Shopian Omar condemns attack on students in Shopian
- May 02, 2018

Reacting to the incident, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti assured that the attackers will be punished. And some weeks ago, a mob attacked a tourist bus at Awantipora in south Kashmir's Pulwama district and threw stones at it, injuring two women from Uttar Pradesh. (more...)
(JPM) has a market cap of $372.99 Billion
- May 02, 2018

The rating was upgraded by Atlantic Securities on Monday, January 18 to "Overweight". The company was maintained on Thursday, November 9 by SunTrust. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a "hold" rating and set a $110.00 price target on shares of JPMorgan Chase in a research report on Friday , April 13th. (more...)
Chhota Rajan convicted for journalist J Dey's murder; Jigna Vora acquitted Chhota Rajan convicted for journalist J Dey's murder; Jigna Vora acquitted
- May 02, 2018

Other than Rajan, those convicted include Rohit Thangappan alias Satish Kalia, Anil Waghmode, Abhijit Shinde, Nilesh Shedge, Arun Dhake, Mangesh Agawane, Sachin Gaikwad, Deepak Sisodia and Vinod Asrani who died during the trial. According to the CBI, between January and March 2011, Rajan tried several times to dissuade Dey from belittling him through his stories. He had reportedly portrayed the mafia don as " Chindi " (petty) in his upcoming book, which apparently irked Chhota Rajan. (more...)
Compass Minerals (CMP) Updates FY18 Earnings Guidance
- May 02, 2018

Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. The stock increased 0.87% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $40.32. 74 funds opened positions while 155 raised stakes. (NYSE:CMP) for 51,255 shares. Compass Minerals International, Inc, produces and sells salt, and specialty plant nutrition and chemical products primarily in the United States, Canada, Brazil, and the United Kingdom. (more...)
Plane passenger deploys emergency slide because it was 'too stuffy' Plane passenger deploys emergency slide because it was 'too stuffy'
- May 02, 2018

He told the security personnel that he was feeling very hot in the plane, so he pushed the window handle downwards, but when a door opened, he was very scared. China's airline safety act states any wilful damage aboard aircraft can lead to immediate detention of 10-15 days. In this photo, the French A330 Airbus presidential plane sits at Sydney Airport in Sydney on May 1, 2018. (more...)
Pocan: House chaplain ouster shows dysfunction Pocan: House chaplain ouster shows dysfunction
- May 02, 2018

Patrick Conroy on dubious grounds. If Mr. Ryan asked the chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives to step aside for political reasons, it is just one more step toward the destruction of public decency and basic civility. Some Democrats, however, believe he was ousted over a prayer he'd given previous year amid House Republicans' sweeping tax reform efforts. Conroy thinks he knows the reason - a prayer he offered November 6 prior to the tax cut vote in which he urged a fair ... (more...)
New Zealand unemployment hits the lowest level in a decade New Zealand unemployment hits the lowest level in a decade
- May 02, 2018

It was below the 4.5 percent forecast in a Bloomberg poll of 13 economists and was the lowest since December 2008 when it was also 4.4 percent. "People who are underemployed are those in part-time employment who want to, and are available to, work more hours". (more...)
Shab-e-Barat observed across Kashmir Valley Shab-e-Barat observed across Kashmir Valley
- May 02, 2018

A run-up to Ramadan, the festival is considered to be the night when God forgives sinners and men can expect a fortune reversal in the upcoming year. I received the inset message from a Facebook friend on the eve of Shab-e-Barat seeking forgiveness. (more...)
China Media Say Taiwan has Sour Grapes As Another Ally Goes China Media Say Taiwan has Sour Grapes As Another Ally Goes
- May 02, 2018

Sonia Urbom, spokesperson for AIT, said that cross-strait peace and stability are of vital interest to the U.S. The U.S., therefore, urged all related parties to conduct dialogue to prevent any further actions that would do harm to such stability, said Urbom. (more...)
Pro-Brexit MPs urge PM to drop 'deeply unsatisfactory' customs model Pro-Brexit MPs urge PM to drop 'deeply unsatisfactory' customs model
- May 02, 2018

Rees-Mogg said the letter sent to May was "not an ultimatum" from Eurosceptic MPs, but would not commit to backing the plan should it be put to parliament as part of the final Brexit agreement. To appease her warring cabinet, she is expected to bottle her decision and keep both options on the table. But the dramatic resignation of the strongly pro-Remain Amber Rudd on Sunday has suddenly altered the delicate balance between Leavers and Remainers on the Cabinet sub-committee. (more...)
Syria regime, armed group reach fresh evacuation deal Syria regime, armed group reach fresh evacuation deal
- May 02, 2018

She said the clearing operations will take place with the help of the USA -led coalition and Iraqi forces across the border. It said, several residential dwellings were also destroyed in the attack. Earlier this year, the government took back control of suburbs around Damascus and two neighborhoods held by the Islamic State group inside the capital. (more...)
How Surprising, Donald Trump Reportedly Dictated His Positive Health Report How Surprising, Donald Trump Reportedly Dictated His Positive Health Report
- May 02, 2018

But on Tuesday, Bornstein told CNN in an exclusive interview that he did not actually write the now-infamous Trump health letter but, in fact, Trump wrote it himself - and Bornstein merely signed his name to it. "He dictated the letter and I would tell him what he couldn't put in there", he added. "As is standard operating procedure for a new president, the White House Medical Unit took possession of the president's medical records, " she told reporters at a White House briefing Tuesday. (more...)
Former West Bengal finance minister, Marxist economist Ashok Mitra dies Former West Bengal finance minister, Marxist economist Ashok Mitra dies
- May 02, 2018

After serving as the state Finance Minister for 10 long years, he resigned from his post in 1987 due to a dissidence with the then Chief Minister Jyoti Basu over few issues. Calling it an vast loss for Leftist politics along with his personal loss, Dasgupta recalled his time spent with Mitra and said that besides his huge knowledge of Economics he was also known for his knowledge of Centre-state relationship. (more...)
Andhra Pradesh/AP EAMCET 2018 Results Published today @sche Andhra Pradesh/AP EAMCET 2018 Results Published today @sche
- May 02, 2018

Elaborate arrangements have been made for smooth conduct of Telangana State Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (TS-Eamcet) 2018 through Computer Based Test (CBT) mode for the first time in the State. Conducted by the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada on the behalf of APSCHE (Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education), the EAMCET Result 2018 is also considered valid for, agriculture, pharmacy, veterinarian, science and other courses apart from ... (more...)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi attacks Karnataka government for ignoring farmers
- May 02, 2018

When a live caller asked Modi how the goal of doubling farmers' income by 2022 will be achieved, the prime minister asked all Karnataka BJP workers to take a pledge . Noting that the media has called his government's 2018-19 budget as farmers' budget and budget for rural India, PM Modi said, "Agriculture and farmers' welfare has always been our legacy, it has been our nature, it has been our way of thinking". (more...)
Couple abused, assaulted by passengers for hugging in Kolkata Metro Couple abused, assaulted by passengers for hugging in Kolkata Metro
- May 02, 2018

But clearly, all is not well within the administration of Kolkata Metro. Even though the Kolkata Metro, in its Facebook page, asserted that they were against the moral policing, it seems they don't really stand by it. In their attitude, arrogance and "don't" care gesture are very evident. The comment by the Kolkata Metro admin, now deleted. Nevertheless, as soon as the report got published, youth took to the social media to criticise the act of the middle-aged men with some ... (more...)
New president comes from United States dollars ranks New president comes from United States dollars ranks
- May 02, 2018

Gestring, who has been with the school since 2006, thanked the Regents for selecting her, thanked her husband, two children, and parents for supporting her, and praised the man she is replacing. Gestring says higher education is under increasing financial pressure, and that's one of the biggest challenges she anticipates in her new role. Regents' officials said Gestring's experience guiding the overall financial health of the university, as well as her work with the USD Foundation to set ... (more...)
Nothing Humorous About Shri Thanedar Challenging El-Sayed's Eligibility Nothing Humorous About Shri Thanedar Challenging El-Sayed's Eligibility
- May 02, 2018

Thanedar, an Ann Arbor businessman, has recently polled neck and neck with Gretchen Whitmer, a former state Senator also vying for the Democratic nomination to replace Gov. El-Sayed has asked a court to preemptively determine he is eligible for the ballot by suing the Secretary of State. "I applaud Mr. El-Sayed's attempt to pre-emptively have this issue resolved and also appreciate Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Brandon Dillon for calling for a ruling on this issue", Thanedar said. (more...)
Coleraine man dies on holiday in Magaluf Coleraine man dies on holiday in Magaluf
- May 02, 2018

In a post on Facebook Ms Baxter said: "I love you Aaron "Hendy" Henderson always and forever ... uve (sic) made me the happiest I've ever been in my entire life". The family firm Paul Henderson Wholesale in Coleraine announced it would be closing until further notice following the death. Commenting on the post, Catriona Hill said: "Can't believe what I am reading". (more...)
White House defends taking records from Trump's former doctor's office White House defends taking records from Trump's former doctor's office
- May 02, 2018

He also came under fire in January for suggesting to Fox News during an interview that Trump had "evolved" in his thinking on the need for a wall on the US southwestern border. He also referred to Trump's health as "astonishingly excellent". But Trump didn't connect those dots. "I do not know where to begin with this". It's extremely logical to assume that Trump was feeling self-conscious about the drugs he took for his hair and skin and decided not to disclose them. (more...)
White Home claims 'clerical error' led to drastic change in Iran assertion White Home claims 'clerical error' led to drastic change in Iran assertion
- May 02, 2018

Britain's Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday that the evidence presented by Israel about Iranian nuclear intentions shows why the worldwide nuclear deal with Iran must remain in place. "The deal was made on a completely false pretense", said the White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders. While there was no direct evidence in Netanyahu's presentation that Iran violated the deal after signing it, it may have given Trump more reason to pull the USA of out of the ... (more...)
Will Netanyahu's Dramatic Iran Announcement Sway Trump? Will Netanyahu's Dramatic Iran Announcement Sway Trump?
- May 02, 2018

Netanyahu said in an elaborate televised presentation on Monday that he had new "proof" of an Iranian nuclear weapons plan that could be activated at any time. Araghchi, who had been a senior negotiator for the nuclear deal talks, said, "That Netanyahu performs a show 10 days before Trump's announcement of his decision about the JCPOA indicates that this is [pre-] meditated theater for influencing Trump's decision, and that they are seeking to set the stage for scrapping the JCPOA ". (more...)

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