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Man killed while taking selfie with bear in Odisha Man killed while taking selfie with bear in Odisha
- May 05, 2018

A man was mauled to death by a bear after he tried taking a selfie with it. . In the attack, the man died. The bear attacked quickly as Prabhu approached it, apparently catching the man by surprise. Bhatara came dangerously close to the bear which chased him and mauled him to death, according to a report in the Hindustan Times . In that same month, a teen was crushed to death while taking a selfie with another wild elephant. (more...)
Hawaii HC Nick Rolovich Alleges Oregon St. Tampering with Current Players Hawaii HC Nick Rolovich Alleges Oregon St. Tampering with Current Players
- May 04, 2018

Rolovich tagged Oregon State compliance, Pac-12 compliance, the NCAA and others in his tweet, drawing attention to the potential violations. Here's a closer look at those images. "If permission is not granted, the second institution shall not encourage the transfer and the institution shall not provide financial assistance to the student-athlete until the student-athlete has attended the second institution for one academic year". (more...)
Giuliani believes '50/50′ chance Mueller subpoenas President Trump Giuliani believes '50/50′ chance Mueller subpoenas President Trump
- May 04, 2018

That was spotlighted by former mayor Rudy Giuliani's multifaceted curiosity of a Fox News interview on Wednesday night, in which host Sean Hannity asked him about the possibility of Ivanka being interviewed. Asked about Giuliani at Andrews, Trump defended his performance. Trump also said that the time and place had been set for his landmark meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong-un, but he kept the world guessing for now about the when and where. (more...)
Illinois Senate Approves Bill Requiring Public Schools to Teach LGBT History Illinois Senate Approves Bill Requiring Public Schools to Teach LGBT History
- May 04, 2018

The legislation passed through the senate on Wednesday and now heads to the house for a final vote. IL came one step closer this week to joining California on the list of states with a mandated LGBT curriculum for public schools. "Schools should teach that we should be respectful of each student and each person", Ralph Rivera told the State Journal Register . Opponents of the bill argue it would violate the religious freedom of the students and their families to be taught about LGBTQ ... (more...)
Journalist makes a weird claim against Sarah Sanders after heated interaction Journalist makes a weird claim against Sarah Sanders after heated interaction
- May 04, 2018

Rawlings-Blake then responded, "Already took my earrings off and Vaseline in my purse", and added a fist emoji, to which the CNN political analyst fired back , "That is what I am talking about!" And you know what, she can be mad at what I say right now. (more...)
RSS workers assault mediaperson inside Malappuram Press Club RSS workers assault mediaperson inside Malappuram Press Club
- May 04, 2018

The arrested have been identified as Shibu and Dileep Kumar. Two persons, including a photographer of a vernacular daily , were injured when a group of RSS activists unleashed attack on media persons near Malappuram press club on Thursday morning. (more...)
Japan, China, South Korea warn of rising trade protectionism Japan, China, South Korea warn of rising trade protectionism
- May 04, 2018

China and Japan, Asia's two largest economies, have been trying to reset ties after years of increasingly bitter disputes over a group of uninhabited islets in the East China Sea and the legacy of Japan's invasion of China before and during World War Two. (more...)
Khoza denies role in Jordaan rape allegations Khoza denies role in Jordaan rape allegations
- May 04, 2018

Khoza denied that the current fracas had anything to do with that: "The last time I spoke to Ace Ncobo was when he was looking at applying for a PSL CEO position". "I have nothing against Dr Jordaan and we've done a lot good things and that legacy must be protected, but this matter must be dealt with". "This has now gone too far". (more...)
Federal ATF agent in critical condition after shooting in Chicago Federal ATF agent in critical condition after shooting in Chicago
- May 04, 2018

The nature of the assignment was unclear. The officer was found and later rushed to a nearby hospital. Find someone to meet us. No other officer was shot, but a police officer was taken to a hospital for observation, the police said . No one is now in custody in relation to the shooting, according to the newspaper. More details will be posted as this story develops. A manhunt is underway after an ATF agent was shot in Chicago early Friday morning, May 4, according to WGN . (more...)
Cespedes (jammed thumb) back in Mets' lineup Cespedes (jammed thumb) back in Mets' lineup
- May 04, 2018

He has heated up recently, batting.381 with six home runs and seven RBIs in his past six games. He leads all rookies with eight home runs and is riding an 11-game hitting streak. NY improved to 20-31 (.392) at Petco Park and won its third series in San Diego since 1999. Reyes' stolen base in the second inning was the 514th of his career, tying him with Barry Bonds for 33rd all time. (more...)
Another Blow for KPMG As Barclays Africa Group Drops Battered Auditing Firm Another Blow for KPMG As Barclays Africa Group Drops Battered Auditing Firm
- May 04, 2018

Barclays Africa Group , South Africa's No.2 lender by market value, dropped KPMG as one of its external auditors on Thursday, joining a host of local companies breaking ties with the firm caught up in an influence-peddling scandal. The two firms would complete the outstanding audit work for the financial year ending March 31 2018, though the auditor-general's office would supervise the work and undertake quality assurance. (more...)
A Pruitt aide's attack on Zinke angers the White House A Pruitt aide's attack on Zinke angers the White House
- May 04, 2018

Bowman said she was leaving the EPA "extremely thankful for the opportunity to serve the Trump administration and Administrator Pruitt". "Being a member of the EPA team has allowed me to further my skills, learn from my mistakes, and make lifelong friendships". (more...)
Donald Trump signs 'religious liberty' executive order sparking fears over LGBT discrimination Donald Trump signs 'religious liberty' executive order sparking fears over LGBT discrimination
- May 04, 2018

The shift to a greater emphasis on religious freedom could be seen as a way of keeping the Trump administration's priorities in line with his white evangelical base, who, under past administrations, have seen the federal government more as a threat than a potential partner. (more...)
Czech president says Novichok produced, tested in country Czech president says Novichok produced, tested in country
- May 04, 2018

But Zeman admitted there was a lack of clarity about what nerve agent was produced in the country a year ago. In this connection, Zeman asked secret services to look for the origin of Novichok in the Czech Republic. The British authorities then immediately accused Russian Federation of being behind the incident but failed to provide any solid evidence to substantiate these claims. (more...)
Federal Judge Questions Mueller's Powers in Manafort Case
- May 04, 2018

It is respectfully requested that the Clerk of the Court issue subpoenas as indicated below for appearance before said Court at Alexandria, Virginia, in the United States District Court at 10 o'clock a.m., on the 10th day of July, 2018, then and there to testify on behalf of the United States. (more...)
Massive outrage in Guntur over rape, sexual abuse of minors Massive outrage in Guntur over rape, sexual abuse of minors
- May 04, 2018

The incident came to light only after the girl complained of bleeding and pain in the stomach on Wednesday afternoon, following which her parents took her to hospital. The crime triggered massive protests and locals blocked traffic on the Addanki-Narketpalli state highway from Wednesday night to Thursday morning. Condemning the incident, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and Deputy Chief Minister N Chinarajappa directed police to take stringent action against the accused. (more...)
Arsenal Close To Signing Turkey Defender Caglar Soyuncu From Freiburg Arsenal Close To Signing Turkey Defender Caglar Soyuncu From Freiburg
- May 04, 2018

It was claimed yesterday by Altinordu's president that their former player Caglar Soyuncu is on his way to Arsenal from his current club Freiburg. "Arsenal demanded his youth information from us". A spokesman from the Freiberg technical board told Sport Bild: " He [former Altinordu president Seyit Mehmet Ozkan] can know little about the overall scenario ". (more...)
Ireland name the team for the historic Test match against Pakistan Ireland name the team for the historic Test match against Pakistan
- May 04, 2018

Rankin, of course, has Test experience, having featured for England during the 2013-14 Ashes tour in Australia, while Joyce was also a member of a touring Ashes squad in 2006-07 but did not feature in any of the five tests for England. Of them, Niall O'Brien, Thompson and Balbirnie scored centuries, and while Porterfield, Joyce and McBrine failed with the bat, Kevin O'Brien, Kane and Rankin performed well, which will be crucial for Ireland's chances. (more...)
Superintendent accused of defecating on high school track Superintendent accused of defecating on high school track
- May 04, 2018

The resource officer, along with some staff, surveilled the field for the dastardly defecator and identified the suspect as 42-year-old Thomas Tramaglini. The municipal charges Tramaglini faces are equivalent to misdemeanors, Sigismondi said. The school he worked for, Kenilworth, put on their website that he was "unanimously appointed" by the board of education in 2015. (more...)
Wind gusts near 50 miles per hour expected during Jackson's wind advisory Wind gusts near 50 miles per hour expected during Jackson's wind advisory
- May 04, 2018

Scattered rain and thunderstorms are possible through lunch and our biggest wind concern comes from the development of any midday showers and storms because they could produce wind gusts of 50-60 miles per hour. The Storm Prediction Center has placed the Thumb in a Marginal Risk for severe weather as well, for the strong wind possibilities. We'll keep an eye on that line closely. (more...)
Video shows OH man trip suspect running from police Video shows OH man trip suspect running from police
- May 04, 2018

The man, identified only as "Bill" by police, had just left a library in Columbus, Ohio when he saw the suspect running in his direction. Bill said that he saw a gun clattering away as the man fell to the ground. "Community involvement, be it by courage, bravery and/or fancy footwork, helped take a criminal off the streets of Columbus", said Columbus police. (more...)
BJP leaders holding chaupals despite bitten by mosquitoes: UP minister Anupama Jaiswal BJP leaders holding chaupals despite bitten by mosquitoes: UP minister Anupama Jaiswal
- May 04, 2018

The leaders reportedly discussed social harmony, where Bhagwat talked about the initiative started by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who had asked BJP leaders to visit Dalit families and increase their interaction with them. Suresh Rana , a minister in the Yogi Adityanath cabinet triggered a controversy after he reportedly brought with him his own food and water at a dinner hosted at a Dalit household at Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh. (more...)
IOC to appeal all CAS decisionson 28 cleared Russians IOC to appeal all CAS decisionson 28 cleared Russians
- May 04, 2018

In February, CAS cleared 28 Russian athletes and dropped lifetime bans imposed by the IOC over alleged doping, stating that the evidence presented by the Olympic governing body was " insufficient " to establish that "an anti-doping rule violation (ADRV) was committed by the athletes". (more...)
Imran Khan acquitted by Pak court in 2014 attack on police Imran Khan acquitted by Pak court in 2014 attack on police
- May 04, 2018

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairperson Imran Khan was acquitted on Friday in a case over the wounding of a police chief during clashes in 2014 between Khan's supporters and police at a rally in Islamabad . "No angels will form the government, only the people of Pakistan will", he said. Commenting on the recent issue on women, he said that N-League has never given respect to women. (more...)
President Trump still calling out Montana's Senator Tester President Trump still calling out Montana's Senator Tester
- May 04, 2018

US President Donald Trump has called on a Democratic senator to resign for making allegations against his pick to head the veterans' affairs department. Yet Tester's spurious allegations crushed Dr. Jackson's bid for confirmation and greatly harmed his reputation. The feud began when Jackson's nomination for VA secretary fell apart last week, in part because of a series of allegations against Jackson, related to inappropriate workplace conduct and over-prescription, that Tester's office ... (more...)
Mahmoud Abbas apologises for speech that stirred global criticism Mahmoud Abbas apologises for speech that stirred global criticism
- May 04, 2018

Leaving aside that Jews engaged in money-lending because they were banned from other professions, Abbas also threw in a discredited theory that Ashkenazi Jews have no legitimate claim to Israel . Abbas spoke in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Monday at a gathering of the Palestinian legislative body, where he said Jews brought the Holocaust and other persecution upon themselves due to their "social roles related to taxes and banks". (more...)
Oklahoma senators approve allowing gun carry without permits Oklahoma senators approve allowing gun carry without permits
- May 04, 2018

With the bill's passage, it now goes to Gov. Mary Fallin for consideration. The bill has already passed the Oklahoma House of Representatives, on a tide of heavy Republican approval. Special thanks to Senator Nathan Dahm for his strong effort in passing Senate Bill 1212 . Dahm responded by saying the Second Amendment guarantees a constitutional right to bear arms - not drive a vehicle. (more...)
Get Ready For The Hottest Early May Bank Holiday Monday Ever Get Ready For The Hottest Early May Bank Holiday Monday Ever
- May 04, 2018

Met Office forecaster Sophie Yeomans said a record-breaking weekend could not be ruled out. "We think the United Kingdom is set for a blistering bank holiday weekend - which also, inevitably, means packed beaches, roads, and frozen supermarket aisles". (more...)
Crude oil prices rose backed by geopolitical risks Crude oil prices rose backed by geopolitical risks
- May 04, 2018

The price of a barrel of Brent crude, the global benchmark contract, slipped to $72.91 per barrel, down about 45 cents. "Our base case still calls for a balanced oil market in 2018" as "non-OPEC supply growth will outpace demand growth", said Giovanni Staunovo, an analyst at UBS Group AG in Zurich. (more...)
Iowa approves 'most restrictive abortion bill in US' Iowa approves 'most restrictive abortion bill in US'
- May 04, 2018

The "heartbeat bill", as it has come to be known in the U.S., requires women to have an ultrasound to screen for a foetal heartbeat before they can receive an abortion. The legislation is aimed at triggering a challenge to Roe v. Wade , the U.S. Supreme Court's 1973 landmark decision which established that women have a constitutional right to an abortion, activists on both sides of the issue said. (more...)

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