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South Korea, GM agree to inject $4.35 billion to Korean unit South Korea, GM agree to inject $4.35 billion to Korean unit
- May 10, 2018

From 2023 to 2028, GM will be required to keep its holding in GM Korea above 35 percent, Kim said. Earlier this year GM Korea announced a plan to shut down Gunsan , one of its four plants in the country, and lay off some 2,000 personnel, sparking a prolonged strike and negotiations with the authorities. (more...)
North Korea frees three U.S. detainees ahead of Trump summit North Korea frees three U.S. detainees ahead of Trump summit
- May 10, 2018

Trump promised "quite a scene" when the three men touch down. After Pompeo's 90-minute meeting with Kim Jong Un, he gave reporters a fingers-crossed sign when asked about the prisoners as he returned to his hotel. When repatriating unconscious USA student Otto Warmbier in June previous year, North Korea explained that he was sent home "on humanitarian grounds". (more...)
SC to hear Bengal SEC plea against e-nomination at 2 pm SC to hear Bengal SEC plea against e-nomination at 2 pm
- May 10, 2018

The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed Calcutta High Court's order asking West Bengal State Election Commission to accept nominations sent via email for upcoming Panchayat polls. However, the SC expressed concern about almost 20,000 panchayat seats going to the ruling Trinamool Congress without a contest and asked the SEC to not issue a notification declaring these results till July 3. (more...)
U.S. won't stop funding IAEA inspections in Iran U.S. won't stop funding IAEA inspections in Iran
- May 10, 2018

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), which has carried out the inspections since the deal was signed, has found no evidence Iran was violating its side of the deal. The Chairperson of the Commission called on the other signatories of the JCPoA to demonstrate renewed commitment to this landmark agreement and salvage it. (more...)
Ramaphosa unhappy with Trump's decision to pull out of Iran nuclear deal
- May 10, 2018

In a statement , the FO said the USA decision of pulling out of the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) would reflect badly on the global community's effort to find a solution to the conflict. "Turkey will maintain its resolute stance against all forms of nuclear weapons", he added. Trump had yesterday announced he was withdrawing the United States from the Iran nuclear deal signed by the Obama administration in 2015 under which Tehran had agreed to significantly cut its stocks ... (more...)
Hawaii could face volcanic smog, acid rain Hawaii could face volcanic smog, acid rain
- May 10, 2018

This explosion was not caused by the interaction of the lava lake with the water table . Last Thursday, it began releasing lava into two fissures that opened 25 miles (40 kilometers) from the summit crater. That has officials concerned as the new vents are emitting extremely risky gases , they're now asking any straggler to get out now. On Sunday, Hawaii County Civil Defense Administrator Talmadge Magno said the lava showed no sign of slowing down. (more...)
Human or bot? Google Duplex scares me Human or bot? Google Duplex scares me
- May 10, 2018

With all these new upgrades and products, Google is making a strong foothold in the market showcasing its revolutionary artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities. If you're not, then stay with it or get out: the choice is yours. There's also a decent chance we'll hear more about the next wave of Wear OS devices, a new Android TV streaming stick, improvements to Google Assistant , and Android Things, which recently hit its final developer preview. (more...)
GOP Pulls Into Virtual Tie With Dems in Generic Ballot — CNN Poll GOP Pulls Into Virtual Tie With Dems in Generic Ballot — CNN Poll
- May 10, 2018

Only a fifth of Ohio's registered voters cast ballots and of those, there were 20% more Republican ballots cast than Democratic ones. The CNN poll was conducted by SSRS through landlines or cellphones between May 2-5. In October 2014, Democrats enjoyed a six point generic ballot advantage (three points more than they now have), cnn .com/ cnn /2018/images/05/09/rel5d. (more...)
Israeli warplanes FIRE missiles in retaliation for Iran attack
- May 10, 2018

Syria's state news agency Sana said two missiles were shot down in the Kiswah area on Tuesday night, and that two civilians were killed in an explosion. Syrian media earlier stated the hostilities started with Israeli fireplace at Syrian positions in southern Syria from throughout the border. Syrian state media, however, reported that it was Israel that had fired on targets near a town just east of the Golan Heights . (more...)
President Kovind to meet soldiers at Siachen base camp President Kovind to meet soldiers at Siachen base camp
- May 10, 2018

The president will also visit the Kumar Post and interact with soldiers there. While concluding his address, Kovind invited the soldiers to Rashtrapati Bhawan, "Whenever you come to Delhi, you are welcome to visit the Rashtrapati Bhawan". (more...)
Principal: 8 students, 1 teacher injured in fire at Hendersonville school Principal: 8 students, 1 teacher injured in fire at Hendersonville school
- May 10, 2018

A botched science experiment at a Tennessee high school left at least 17 students and one teacher injured, police say. Authorities said they have been airing out the school to make sure no further incidents take place. Some of those were being treated in Hendersonville, while four were taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. "I don't know if you can ever prevent things from happening 100 percent". (more...)
PWD Scam: ACB Arrests Arvind Kejriwal's Nephew Vinay Bansal, AAP Alleges Vendetta PWD Scam: ACB Arrests Arvind Kejriwal's Nephew Vinay Bansal, AAP Alleges Vendetta
- May 10, 2018

The ACB filed three FIRs in connection with the scam exactly a year ago against Renu Constructions and named Mr. Vinay Bansal's father Surender Bansal and others involved in the company's operations. They got Kejriwal raided by CBI and Delhi police but did not get any evidence of any wrongdoing. Reports suggested that in the complaint filed, the founder had accused the Delhi chief minister and his relatives for alleged regularities while granting contracts for construction of roads and ... (more...)
Paraguay to relocate its embassy to Jerusalem
- May 10, 2018

Workmen on Monday put up street signs to the USA embassy due to open in Jerusalem in one week, a move hailed as historic by Israel but loathed by Palestinians. Cartes' decision irked some within Paraguay as well. Trump promised last December to move Washington's embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a decision that poses a challenge to the global consensus not to recognize any sovereignty over the latter city until Israelis and Palestinians conclude a peace accord. (more...)
White House: New sanctions on Iran as early as next week
- May 10, 2018

Trump had on Tuesday junked the landmark nuclear deal with Iran struck by the previous Obama administration and world powers, saying it was "defective at its core" and that he would pull out and reimpose sanctions on the world's fifth-biggest oil producer. (more...)
Dust storm claims 12 lives in UP Dust storm claims 12 lives in UP
- May 10, 2018

In an advisory, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) had said that thunderstorms with gusty winds are "very likely" in parts of Himachal Pradesh, east Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand on Wednesday. The earlier storm hit Agra, Aligarh, Mathura and Firozabad districts in UP. The Regional Met office here has predicted more such storms in the next 24 hours. (more...)
Kerala Class 12 result 2018 declared at keralaresults Kerala Class 12 result 2018 declared at keralaresults
- May 10, 2018

Once the declaration ceremony is completed at the Kerala Board headquarters, the result will be declared. The certificates are provided to the qualified students by the Kerala Board. However, there has been a delay. Kerala DHSE VHSE 12th results is also available on the mobile app "PRD Live" which is run by the Public Relations Department website. (more...)
Morrisey, Manchin will face off for Senate in November
- May 10, 2018

After a humiliating defeat in the GOP primary, Blankenship took to Facebook to compare himself to Trump for being under attack for decades. Joe Manchin , D-W.Va. Contrast that with how Democrats have handled their Senate races. The Conservative Review gave the incumbent an F and rated him as one of the most liberal Republicans in North Carolina. (more...)
Hugh Hewitt scolded for Pruitt advocacy Hugh Hewitt scolded for Pruitt advocacy
- May 10, 2018

Cass, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, a conservative think tank that has questioned mainstream climate science, in a January 18 email. Leo is not a lobbyist". MSNBC echoed the second part in its statement on the matter, but said Hewitt had indeed overstepped his bounds in brokering the meeting. (more...)
Italy's 5-Stars, League try again to form govt, ask for time Italy's 5-Stars, League try again to form govt, ask for time
- May 10, 2018

After a day of frantic talks among the rival parties, the former Italian prime minister said in a statement that he would not oppose an alliance between the League and the 5Stars, though he said his party would not support such a coalition in a vote of confidence in parliament, which a new government needs to win in order to take office. (more...)
Susan Rice: Leaving Iran Accord Makes US Far Less Safe Susan Rice: Leaving Iran Accord Makes US Far Less Safe
- May 10, 2018

That said , they are our top ally and our interests are very often in lockstep. Some allies, like France , will push for exemptions from US sanctions to protect their companies. Mr Mnuchin said that he didn't expect oil prices to rise sharply, forecasting other producers will step up production. Iran's government must now decide whether to follow the US and withdraw or try to salvage what's left with the Europeans. (more...)
4.6-magnitude quake strikes near Palm Springs, USGS says
- May 10, 2018

Twelve Idyllwild residents indicated on the U.S. Geological Earthquake site (earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/ci37918679#dyfi) that they had felt it. (more...)
Check out Tej Pratap Yadav-Aishwarya Rai's lavish mehendi ceremony pics Check out Tej Pratap Yadav-Aishwarya Rai's lavish mehendi ceremony pics
- May 10, 2018

Tej Pratap Yadav, the older of Lalu Yadav's two sons, was a minister in the state Cabinet and remains a party legislator. As per the jail guidelines, it is not allowed to exit from the jail after 6 in the evening. Due to his multiple health issues, he is admitted to Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Ranchi. "The RIMS medical board has already given him a thumbs up to travel as his vital parameters were stable". (more...)
Kenyan dam bursts, causing 'huge destruction', deaths Kenyan dam bursts, causing 'huge destruction', deaths
- May 10, 2018

Solai is located some 190 kilometers (120 miles) northwest of the capital of Nairobi . The Daily Nation , a widely circulated Kenya newspaper, reported that over 20 had died, citing a police official. The government said on Wednesday that the rain had killed 132 people and displaced 222,456 people in 32 counties since March. According to Red Cross, tens of people were unaccounted for and 39 rescued. (more...)
Malaysia election: Opposition scores historic victory Malaysia election: Opposition scores historic victory
- May 10, 2018

Mahathir's four-party Alliance of Hope, or PH, won a majority in the race for the 222 seats in the House of Representatives, the lower house of the federal parliament. Citizens were also unhappy with rising costs. The initial euphoria at the opposition victory will likely give way to some apprehension. Mahathir was once Najib's mentor but he left UMNO over the 1MDB affair and joined the opposition. (more...)
Let BJP change the Constitution if they have the guts: Rahul Gandhi Let BJP change the Constitution if they have the guts: Rahul Gandhi
- May 10, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday while addressing a poll rally in Karnataka's Belagavi hit out at the Congress party saying, "Why is the agenda of Congress only Modi, I fail to understand". Karnataka's Chief Electoral Officer Sanjiv Kumar had called a press conference last midnight where he said besides the cards, form 6A (application for inclusion of name in electoral roll by an overseas elector) with counterfoils were found. (more...)
Turkish Court Rules US Pastor to Remain in Jail Turkish Court Rules US Pastor to Remain in Jail
- May 10, 2018

Andrew Brunson, who could face up to 35 years in jail, denied links to a network led by USA -based Muslim preacher Fethullah Gulen, accused of orchestrating a failed military coup in Turkey in 2016, and the outlawed Kurdish PKK militant group... (more...)
$700 mill set a side for Pacific aid $700 mill set a side for Pacific aid
- May 10, 2018

He said the so-called "Pacific reset" would make New Zealand safer and more prosperous. Mr Peters said New Zealand's under-investment in the Pacific over the past nine years had left it open to criticism that it had abandoned its neighbourhood. (more...)
Dry today with isolated storms tonight Dry today with isolated storms tonight
- May 10, 2018

Clouds are moving in and our chances for rain and thunderstorms will rise into the late afternoon and evening. By Sunday temperatures will return to the upper 60's to low 70's with mild and sunny weather continuing into next week. By Wednesday , more sunshine and highs around 80°. Low temperatures should fall back to around seasonable levels with the numbers expected to be either side of 50 degrees. (more...)
Federal NDP leader denies prior knowledge of Christine Moore allegations Federal NDP leader denies prior knowledge of Christine Moore allegations
- May 10, 2018

The veteran, who is now a real estate agent in Brandon, Man., was wounded in an ambush in Afghanistan in 2008 while driving a light-armoured vehicle that was hit by recoilless rifle fire. In a Tuesday interview with CBC News, Glen Kirkland alleges that Christine Moore of the New Democratic Party invited him into her office after he gave government testimony. (more...)
Gov. Phil Murphy names Bill Castner as gun-safety adviser Gov. Phil Murphy names Bill Castner as gun-safety adviser
- May 10, 2018

Murphy said Castner will play an active role in strengthening a newly formed coalition "States for Gun Safety" that includes New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Delaware, and Puerto Rico. She said after falling short to get the bill enacted she encountered a sobbing woman and promised to get it done over time. She questioned how many people might have missed out on or gave up on college over fears concerning their legal status. (more...)

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