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Rahul slams Modi as Congress alleges Sriramulu bribed former CJI Rahul slams Modi as Congress alleges Sriramulu bribed former CJI
- May 11, 2018

The national poll watchdog, the sources said, deliberated on the issue and made a decision to seek more information from the State Election Commission before arriving at a conclusion. Chidambaram, among several other campaigners, to further the party's prospects at the hustings. Mr. Gandhi, who has campaigned in the State for the past two months, said the Congress drew from the essence of the aspirations of the State people to create its manifesto. (more...)
K'taka polls: Congress, JDS desperate to win election, says Shah K'taka polls: Congress, JDS desperate to win election, says Shah
- May 11, 2018

A BJP delegation, led by Union Minister Sadanand Gowda, is meeting the CEO today on this issue. Asked at an event of prominent citizens in Bengaluru if he harboured prime ministerial ambitions, the Congress chief said: "Yes, why not", if his party emerged as the single-largest party in 2019 general electins. (more...)
France, European allies drawing up plans to bolster economic sovereignty France, European allies drawing up plans to bolster economic sovereignty
- May 11, 2018

On Tuesday, US President Donald Trump announced he was pulling out of a landmark deal curbing Iran's nuclear program and reintroducing sanctions on the Islamic republic and those who trade with it. In the wake of Washington's decision, European firms doing business in Iran have up to six months to wind up investments, else they risk USA sanctions. (more...)
Trump was told about Schneiderman's abuse of women back in 2013 Trump was told about Schneiderman's abuse of women back in 2013
- May 11, 2018

The attorney's allegation has come to light as part of the case against Trump's longtime lawyer Michael Cohen . Schneiderman resigned his office after The New Yorker published the accounts of four women who said the Democrat violently slapped or choked them during intimate encounters. (more...)
Spotty storms Friday, HOT weekend ahead Spotty storms Friday, HOT weekend ahead
- May 11, 2018

They will keep temperatures down as well. We wake to a mild morning, with temperatures 55-60 degrees and a mostly sunny sky. Oakdale could be an exception. Certainly not enough to cancel any plans. The chance for afternoon storms will be higher from the middle to last half of next week. A few pop up showers are possible. (more...)
HSE Director General resigns amid Cervical Check scandal HSE Director General resigns amid Cervical Check scandal
- May 11, 2018

According to the latest HSE statement on the scandal, released yesterday, the audit revealed 209 women whose screening test 'could have provided a different result'. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was health minister when the first memo was sent to HSE chiefs. Mr Kelly said the HSE appeared more interested in protecting its reputation than communicating with patients. (more...)
Cornell Student Strips During Thesis Presentation To Protest Professor Cornell Student Strips During Thesis Presentation To Protest Professor
- May 11, 2018

After that, she turned her stunt into a larger protest , inviting her peers via a Facebook post to join her in the actual presentation. She recalled wearing a "long-sleeve blue button-down shirt and denim cut-offs", which she alleges her professor told her was "inviting the male gaze away from the content of my presentation and onto my body". (more...)
Georgia officer suspended for traffic stop with 65-year-old grandmother Georgia officer suspended for traffic stop with 65-year-old grandmother
- May 11, 2018

A third officer approaches and bellows at the woman to "shut the f*** up and get out of the vehicle". At this point there are at least five officers on the scene and Campbell is crying for help, asking to see a supervisor. One of the officers can be heard telling Campbell not to slam her body against the cop auto and saying 'please, I need you to sit down now'. Campbell, who is diabetic, was also concerned about her health during the incident. (more...)
N mulls legal action against NAB chief over money laundering allegations N mulls legal action against NAB chief over money laundering allegations
- May 11, 2018

The participants at PML-N's central executive committee was of the opinion that as the 24-hour deadline had passed, without an apology or resignation of Justice (r) Javed Iqbal, the party should pursue the case on the legal front. "NAB chairman is taking revenge in the name of accountability as it has turned into a prejudiced department." declared the former PM. Mr. Abbasi said the country would not function if the institutions work in this way, he added, pointing out that the National ... (more...)
Why the Leaning Tower of Pisa survived earthquakes Why the Leaning Tower of Pisa survived earthquakes
- May 11, 2018

Engineers revealed the mysterious reason why the Leaning Tower of Pisa in the Tuscan region of Italy is slanted, according to the Daily Mail Wednesday. Thanks to a combination of the considerable height of the tower and the softness of the foundation soil, the vibrational characteristics of the structure are modified so substantially that it does not resonate with natural disaster ground motion. (more...)
Almost 80-Foot Tall Wave, Largest Ever, Recorded In Southern Hemisphere Almost 80-Foot Tall Wave, Largest Ever, Recorded In Southern Hemisphere
- May 11, 2018

A storm close to the Southern Ocean's Campbell Island, a low-pressure system and 65-knot winds helped create prime conditions for the wave to form . Mr Durrant said that it's likely waves as high as 25m could have also crashed during the peak of the storm on Tuesday that the buoy did not record , 9News reports. (more...)
Didi is suspending ride-hitching service after murder of a passenger Didi is suspending ride-hitching service after murder of a passenger
- May 11, 2018

According to a source who claims to know the victim, Sixth Tone's sister publication The Paper reported that the woman, a 21-year-old flight attendant named Li Mingzhu, had messaged a colleague on her way from the Zhengzhou airport to the city center to complain that her driver was acting odd. (more...)
Russia Calls on Iran, Israel to Resolve Conflict through 'Dialogue' Russia Calls on Iran, Israel to Resolve Conflict through 'Dialogue'
- May 11, 2018

Maas said it was essential for Iran to stick to its obligations under the accord despite Trump's move to slap fresh sanctions on Tehran, and called on Russian Federation to use its influence on Tehran in that respect. However, Iran's share in Russia's foreign trade now stands at 0.3 percent. In a phone conversation with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that the Europeans and the five other signatories "should now work to decide ... (more...)
Chilly rain this weekend — Metro Detroit Forecast Chilly rain this weekend — Metro Detroit Forecast
- May 11, 2018

This is well above average for this time of the year. Mother's Day will not only be rainy once more, but also significantly cooler, nearly chilly compared to the previous couple of days. Tuesday night - A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Clouds roll in overnight and by Saturday morning we'll start having showers on and off. (more...)
Iran foreign minister to meet counterpart in Moscow on May 14 Iran foreign minister to meet counterpart in Moscow on May 14
- May 11, 2018

He said he does not trust European countries either, and if there's no guarantee of Iran's interests, the deal can not continue. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said "the deal makes the world safer", adding that Germany could find no legitimate reason for pulling out of the deal. (more...)
John Kelly: Trump Is 'Somewhat Embarrassed, Frankly' By Russia Probe John Kelly: Trump Is 'Somewhat Embarrassed, Frankly' By Russia Probe
- May 11, 2018

Kelly, who was previously the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, also spoke about the administration's aggressive enforcement of USA immigration law, Trump's upcoming meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and what's next after the US withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal. (more...)
Nude man arrested at Daytona Beach International Airport after issuing bomb threat Nude man arrested at Daytona Beach International Airport after issuing bomb threat
- May 11, 2018

No explosives were found at Daytona Beach International Airport , said Volusia County Sheriff Michael Chitwood at a news conference after passengers were allowed to go back inside the airport. Officials said no injuries were reported. Chitwood revealed Greenwood was "well known" to local police and had been arrested a number of times previously. (more...)
Guard killed, British tourists abducted in Congo's Virunga Guard killed, British tourists abducted in Congo's Virunga
- May 11, 2018

Armed groups have staged a series of raids to steal resources, particularly charcoal. The Foreign Office later confirmed that the incident had involved two British citizens. That attack - carried out by MaiMai militia - was the deadliest attack against the park's staff and brought the number of rangers killed in the park up to 175 in 20 years. (more...)
Sushma calls on Myanmar President, Rohingya refugee crisis on the plate Sushma calls on Myanmar President, Rohingya refugee crisis on the plate
- May 11, 2018

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday called on Myanmar President U Win Myint in her first engagement in Myanmar. The exodus of refugees in large numbers has resulted in a major crisis in neighbouring Bangladesh. Bangladesh is a member of the ICC but Myanmar is not. So far, only one family has gone back, but United Nations agencies have claimed that the situation in Rakhine is still not conducive to ensure a safe and dignified re-settlement. (more...)
Ret. Gen. McInerney: Torture worked on 'Songbird John' McCain Ret. Gen. McInerney: Torture worked on 'Songbird John' McCain
- May 11, 2018

John McCain's opposition to Gina Haspel turning into Central Intelligence Agency director was as a result of torture "labored" on McCain. Sadler's remark about the Arizona Republican echoed Trump's remark at the outset of his campaign for president, when he mocked McCain's time as a prisoner of war by saying, "I like people that weren't captured". (more...)
Former Dem Congressman Says He's Moving To Africa After Third Conviction Former Dem Congressman Says He's Moving To Africa After Third Conviction
- May 11, 2018

The maximum penalty Reynolds faced was four years in prison. U.S. District Judge Robert W. Gettleman imposed the sentence in federal court in Chicago . Gettleman said Thursday that in actuality Reynolds hasn't filed a federal tax return since 2002. Most of the money was from Chicago businessmen seeking his help in securing business deals in Zimbabwe. (more...)
Authorities respond to 'possible shooting' at southern California high school Authorities respond to 'possible shooting' at southern California high school
- May 11, 2018

Ricky Munoz, 23, says he dropped his two younger brothers and a friend off at the school around that time. At least one person has reportedly been injured and drove him- or herself to the hospital, officials said, according to CBSLA . Highland High School is located about 65 miles from Los Angeles. This is a developing story and will be updated as more information is received . (more...)
UK PM May Splits Up Warring Ministers To Examine Brexit Options UK PM May Splits Up Warring Ministers To Examine Brexit Options
- May 11, 2018

All EU members are part of the customs union which means there are no tariffs on goods transported between member states. It also found that even in a "best-case scenario", in which the Government agreed tariff-free, frictionless trade imports on food and drink, worldwide rules would oblige the United Kingdom to conduct more customs and borders checks. (more...)
Flooding forces 2500 BC residents from their homes Flooding forces 2500 BC residents from their homes
- May 11, 2018

Officials said the water levels in the Boundary rivers exceeded those seen in 1948, when most of southeast B.C. was underwater, and almost 2,300 homes were destroyed and 10 people killed. "Be advised that if flood levels continue to rise that vehicles with limited clearance may not be permitted to cross this intersection", DriveBC said. (more...)
Man charged in apparent road rage stabbing in Lee's Summit Man charged in apparent road rage stabbing in Lee's Summit
- May 11, 2018

On Wednesday, police received information from a confidential source who told investigators the suspect might be Webb. The suspect got out of his vehicle, approached the victim and "swung" at him with his right fist, but missed, according to the witness. (more...)
Finalists of 63rd Eurovision Song Contest announced Finalists of 63rd Eurovision Song Contest announced
- May 11, 2018

The second semi-final featured 18 countries, and Serbia's entry, "Nova Deca" ("New Children"), finished third. Those who do tune in to watch the contest will see familiar faces from UK TV, including former Britain's Got Talent finalist Ryan O'Shaughnessy, who got Ireland through to the finals for the first time since 2013. (more...)
Collegium to reiterate Justice KM Joseph's name for elevation to Supreme Court Collegium to reiterate Justice KM Joseph's name for elevation to Supreme Court
- May 11, 2018

Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has denied that the centre's decision had anything to do with Justice Thomas's 2016 verdict cancelling president's rule in Uttarakhand, which enabled the Congress to remain in power. The government had on April 26 returned the Collegium's recommendation to elevate Justice Joseph seeking its reconsideration, saying the proposal was not in accordance with the top court's parameters and there was adequate representation of Kerala in the higher judiciary from where ... (more...)
Leave.EU fined £70000 for overspending during EU referendum Leave.EU fined £70000 for overspending during EU referendum
- May 11, 2018

Several inquiries are underway into spending and advertising during the referendum, amid allegations about the use of Facebook users' data to influence US and British campaigns. The dates the transactions were entered into, the repayment date, the interest rate and the provider of the transactions were all incorrectly reported. (more...)
Donald Trump Jr. prepares for stepped up role in 2018 midterm el Donald Trump Jr. prepares for stepped up role in 2018 midterm el
- May 11, 2018

Even a slight slide is troubling news for Republicans, who risk coming out of the June 5 primary without a candidate on the ballot for U.S. Senate or governor, although their chances are better in the governor's race. The Democrats' advantage in the generic ballot dipped from 16 points in February to six points in March to just three points now. "If that means we're going to have some more discordant views in our party, we have to be OK with it". (more...)
Mother and daughters plotted attacks on London landmarks Mother and daughters plotted attacks on London landmarks
- May 11, 2018

A mother and her two daughters attempted to form the UK's first all-female terror group, with the intention of carrying out attacks on the British Museum and the Palace of Westminster, a British court was told on Thursday. Mr Atkinson, told the Old Bailey: 'Based on her preparation and discussion, it appears she planned to launch an attack against members of the public, selected largely at random, in the environs of that cultural jewel and most popular of tourist attractions, the British ... (more...)

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