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27 feared charred to death; Modi, Nitish condole loss 27 feared charred to death; Modi, Nitish condole loss
- May 03, 2018

The news report further states that the accident happened near Kotwa police station on National Highway 28 in Motihari district. The death toll is expected to rise in the incident. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has expressed grief over the loss of lives and announced a compensation of Rs 4 lakh each to the families of the deceased. (more...)
United States warns China after lasers injure American pilots in Africa United States warns China after lasers injure American pilots in Africa
- May 03, 2018

White said the incidents represent a serious threat to USA airmen, and that the US has asked China to investigate the incidents. On Thursday, the FAA issued a warning advising military aircraft to exercise "extreme caution" when transiting the area. (more...)
Driver charged in Brooklyn crash that killed Broadway star's daughter, friend's son Driver charged in Brooklyn crash that killed Broadway star's daughter, friend's son
- May 03, 2018

Bruns allegedly barreled through the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Ninth Street on March 5, killing 4-year-old Abigail Blumenstein and 1-year-old Joshua Lew, who was in a stroller that was dragged halfway down the block by the auto. A spokesperson for the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office told BuzzFeed News that she was set to be arraigned in court later on Thursday afternoon. (more...)
NJ superintendent accused of being high school's mystery pooper NJ superintendent accused of being high school's mystery pooper
- May 03, 2018

Thomas Tramaglini was charged with public urination or defecation, discarding and dumping of litter and lewdness, according to the Asbury Park Press in New Jersey . Kenilworth Public Schools issued a statement about the pooping incident Wednesday. "Earlier today (May 2, 2018), we learned of municipal court charges facing our current superintendent of schools in Holmdel, NJ". (more...)
Firm behind Facebook privacy scandal to close Firm behind Facebook privacy scandal to close
- May 03, 2018

Cambridge Analytica did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Facebook provided this estimate as part of the attorney general's ongoing investigation. "We're going to be taking a higher level of expectation when we look at your applications", said Ime Archibong, Facebook's vice president of product partnerships, in his keynote speech Wednesday at Facebook's annual developers' conference. (more...)
Trump name can come off building, judge rules Trump name can come off building, judge rules
- May 03, 2018

New York State Supreme Court Judge Eileen Bransten ruled Thursday that the owners of a condo in Manhattan's Upper West Side had the legal right to remove the name "Trump" from the outside of the building. Therefore, nothing prevents the board from taking it off the building. Turns out, the building is entirely free to remove the name. The entity "failed to explain how plaintiffs have breached the licensing agreement". (more...)
Trump replaces White House lawyer in Russian Federation probe Trump replaces White House lawyer in Russian Federation probe
- May 03, 2018

The questions are apparently a road map of inquiry that Mr. Mueller and his prosecutors and Federal Bureau of Investigation agents plan to put to the president if the president agrees to sit down for an interview with them. "You are screwing with the work of the president of the United States", he had said. In Caputo's closing statement obtained by the Washington Examiner , he said the panel's investigation "forced" his family out of their home and "crushed" his children due to mounting ... (more...)
AMU clashes: Adityanath says Jinnah divided India and should not be celebrated AMU clashes: Adityanath says Jinnah divided India and should not be celebrated
- May 03, 2018

Talking to Newsclick, Mashkoor Ahmad Usmani, president of the AMU students' union, said: "It is seriously heart-wrenching to see that after eighty years, the members of the ruling dispensation and Indian media is bringing a proxy discourse to the fore which is totally a hogwash". (more...)
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh removes Saskatchewan MP Erin Weir from caucus NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh removes Saskatchewan MP Erin Weir from caucus
- May 03, 2018

The party leader suspended Weir from his caucus duties, while Weir denied knowledge of the complaints. Leader Jagmeet Singh is expected to address a simmering controversy in the party's federal caucus on Thursday, after Saskatchewan MP Erin Weir alleged an unnamed staff member accused him of harassment because of his views on carbon pricing. (more...)
China secretly transferred missiles on disputed Islands China secretly transferred missiles on disputed Islands
- May 03, 2018

Last year China had built missile shelters on the reefs. The anti-ship missiles are believed to have a range of more than 300 miles. "That's a pretty strong, if implicit, threat", Poling explained . It now has around 27 outposts throughout the islands and has continued to outfit them with aircraft runways, lighthouses, tourist resorts, hospitals, and farms. (more...)
Handelsinvest Investeringsforvaltning Trims Stake in Baidu (BIDU)
- May 03, 2018

Baidu stock traded down $2.33 on Monday, reaching $249.80. Wedbush Securities Inc. boosted its holdings in Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) by 22.9% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. California Public Employees Retirement Systems holds 0% of its portfolio in United Financial Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:FCX). Ajo Limited Partnership has 23,580 shares. (more...)
How Much Rain? Any Severe Storms? How Much Rain? Any Severe Storms?
- May 03, 2018

Several tornadoes were spawned on both days, but wind damage knocked down trees and even parts of some buildings from Oklahoma to IL as a line of storms moved west to east on Wednesday evening. Here is the orientation of the winds at 10 a.m.at the surface, and here is the wind orientation at about 18,000 feet up on this morning . The thunderstorms will come in streaks, so not every location will get under a heavy raining storm. (more...)
Buhari's United States outing 'mediocre, bungled' - OBJ Buhari's United States outing 'mediocre, bungled' - OBJ
- May 03, 2018

Technical stopover is that the plane stops at a point, refuel, do some checks and then proceed on the journey. Mr Buhari , who travelled to the United States for a meeting with President Donald Trump , had left Washington, D.C. So, people should not underrate what happened in Libya. "President Trump also brought with him the Director of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) which I must emphasize, is significant to Nigeria given the fact that the US remains the ... (more...)
Nawaz Sharif and Maryam are Attending Court Hearing of Avenfield Case Nawaz Sharif and Maryam are Attending Court Hearing of Avenfield Case
- May 03, 2018

Obviously people have found that not only very unusual but also very entertianiningAnd as expected, there are lots of people trolling Nawaz Sharif for using that term to describe his political rivalsMany are pitching the iconic Bollywood alien "Jadoo" with Mr. (more...)
Vietnam lands easy run in AFF Cup Vietnam lands easy run in AFF Cup
- May 03, 2018

The Philippine Azkals will find themselves in some tough company when the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup rolls in later this year. This could put the Azkals in a hard task of securing qualification to at least the semifinals of the region's premier football competition, with Thailand still favored to win a third straight Suzuki Cup and Indonesia and Singapore still considered favorites. (more...)
Severe storms possible for first days of May Severe storms possible for first days of May
- May 03, 2018

A broad upper-air trough is located across the western USA this morning with strong winds rounding the basal portion of the system later this afternoon and tonight. "They will roll through the area and will probably be moving east of the area by 7 or 8 p.m". Radar from the National Weather Service shows the storms will likely not be widespread, and will instead be more isolated as the scattered system moves across the state. (more...)
Malaysian opposition leader investigated for 'fake news' after claiming plane was sabotaged Malaysian opposition leader investigated for 'fake news' after claiming plane was sabotaged
- May 03, 2018

As campaigning got underway at the weekend, Mahathir claimed that there had been an attempt to sabotage a plane he had chartered to prevent him heading to the island of Langkawi to formally register his candidacy for the election . "Only truth", he was cited as saying by The Star newspaper. The law carries a jail sentence of up to six years and a fine of 500,000 ringgit (£93,000) for anyone who "maliciously" creates and distributes false information. (more...)
NASA technology reveals hidden script on Dead Sea Scrolls NASA technology reveals hidden script on Dead Sea Scrolls
- May 03, 2018

One of the passages, written in early Hebrew, hints at the existence of a never-before-seen manuscript still unknown to researchers. A statement from the Israel Antiquities Authority said: "As part of the project each of the thousands of fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls is imaged in order to monitor its physical condition and make the best possible images available to the public". (more...)
Jahnvi, Khushi And Boney Kapoor Arrive To Accept Sridevi's National Award Jahnvi, Khushi And Boney Kapoor Arrive To Accept Sridevi's National Award
- May 03, 2018

Sridevi's husband Boney Kapoor and their daughters Janhvi and Khushi are in Delhi to accept her first National Film Award . Sridevi won the National Film Award for Best Actress for revenge drama Mom . Filmmaker Boney Kapoor broke down in public while talking about legendary Sridevi ahead of the National Awards function. "This time it is very important because it is for a special film called MOM ", Rahman said before entering Vigyan Bhawan. (more...)
Primary Election Reminders Issued For Voters Primary Election Reminders Issued For Voters
- May 03, 2018

All polling places will be open on Election Day, May 8 from 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Voters should contact their county clerk for absentee voting hours. They are available HERE. The county primary election will be held and, because the number of candidates who claimed to be affiliated with a political party didn't exceed the number candidates voters needed to elect, everyone wins. (more...)
Hawaiʻi County Preparing for Possible Eruption on Kilauea's East Rift Zone Hawaiʻi County Preparing for Possible Eruption on Kilauea's East Rift Zone
- May 03, 2018

Not all intrusions lead to an outbreak but some do. Kua O Ka La New Century Public Charter School said it was closing due to concerns about a new eruption. Geological Survey updates because of recent volcanic activity in the area. Areas downrift of Puu Oo east of Highway 130 are the most likely spot for a potential outbreak to occur based on the location of the current seismic activity, according to officials and scientists keeping a close watch on the situation. (more...)
Norfolk Southern freight train derails outside Philadelphia Norfolk Southern freight train derails outside Philadelphia
- May 03, 2018

No injuries were reported in the derailment near the I-95 overpass in Ridley Township. Service then resumed just before 8 a.m. Amtrak says customers can expect "significant residual delays" throughout the morning. In response SEPTA has added extra service to its Media/Elwyn Line. Action News is told the last two cars derailed, with the back vehicle, carrying stones, overturning. (more...)
Scoot: Is the NRA's acceptance of gun ban at convention hypocritical? Scoot: Is the NRA's acceptance of gun ban at convention hypocritical?
- May 03, 2018

Attendees at the NRA meeting will be allowed to carry their firearms to all meetings, except when the President and Vice President speak. "Those stories and those tweets are a lie, a fabrication", said NRA TV host Dan Bongino, a former Secret Service agent assigned to protective duty for both Presidents George W. (more...)
Macron calls Australian PM's wife 'delicious', spurs reaction Macron calls Australian PM's wife 'delicious', spurs reaction
- May 03, 2018

Mr Macron and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull have signed a series of agreements for closer military ties and cooperation on cyber security threats, during Mr Macron's visit to Australia. Mr Macron also paid tribute to Australian soldiers, including Indigenous diggers, at a commemorative ceremony at the Anzac Memorial at Hyde Park in Sydney this morning. (more...)
Abuse Victims Meet With Pope Francis: 'We Need Concrete Actions' Abuse Victims Meet With Pope Francis: 'We Need Concrete Actions'
- May 03, 2018

Murillo said he hopes to that legal action will be taken against the bishops guilty of cover-up in the Chile case. "Given the years of silence and disrespect they've endured from church officials, including Pope Francis , they could have refused the pope's invitation", she told HuffPost in an email. (more...)
Brazilian surfer Rodrigo Koxa breaks wave world record Brazilian surfer Rodrigo Koxa breaks wave world record
- May 03, 2018

Talking about surfing, Koxa told Guinness World Records , "I've tried to surf big waves all my life and I had a huge experience in 2014 where I nearly died at Nazaré". According to Surfer magazine , it's based on the height of the surfer. The Quiksilver award goes to the surfer who, by any means possible, catches and rides the biggest wave of the year. (more...)
Los Angeles Police pursue man, possibly children in motor home Los Angeles Police pursue man, possibly children in motor home
- May 03, 2018

Tuesday, the release said. The two children with the suspect were taken from the RV to safety, but the suspect was not inside the vehicle. The suspect eventually exited the vehicle after refusing commands at first. Houk fled the vehicle after it got stuck in soggy ground and he ran into a dense orchard in Bakersfield, according to the Los Angeles Times . Authorities at the scene immediately went to the motorhome to check on the children. (more...)
Netanyahu's 'proof' of Iran's nuclear weapons programme has one missing element - dates Netanyahu's 'proof' of Iran's nuclear weapons programme has one missing element - dates
- May 03, 2018

But why believe this regime will be faithful to the deal at its end when it was faithless to it at its beginning? The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said Israel is preparing for a possible war with Iran. He didn't say Iran has violated the agreement. And Trump was clearly paying attention, if not terribly closely: On Monday night, the White House released a statement that mistakenly said Netanyahu had shown that Iran "has a robust, clandestine nuclear weapons program" (the ... (more...)
Police IG snubs Senate invitation again Police IG snubs Senate invitation again
- May 03, 2018

The Nigerian National Assembly complex is flooded with fully masked and heavily armed security officers as the Inspector-General of Police, Idris Ibrahim, appears before the Senate on Wednesday. "I tried yesterday to reach the DIG, unfortunately, I couldn't reach him", he said. The lawmakers deliberated on the development and resolved to give Mr Idris one week grace to honour the invitation. (more...)
Netanyahu Unveils Iran 'Secret Nuclear Files' Netanyahu Unveils Iran 'Secret Nuclear Files'
- May 03, 2018

Trump gave Britain, France and Germany a May 12 deadline to fix what he views as the deal's flaws - its failure to tackle Iran's ballistic missile programme, the terms by which inspectors visit suspect Iranian sites and "sunset" clauses under which some of its terms expire - or he will reimpose USA sanctions. (more...)

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