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Rauner proposes bringing back the death penalty Rauner proposes bringing back the death penalty
- May 15, 2018

Trailing his challenger by double digits, Rauner's tossing some red meat to his conservative base. "They deserve that." The governor said in order to apply the death penalty, the accused would have to be guilty beyond all doubt. "We want to raise the standard because we recognize legitimate concerns about the death penalty", Rauner said. It also requires judges and prosecutors to explain the reduction of charges in plea agreements in gun cases and proposes a shift in funds from the county ... (more...)
Another round of Syria peace talks begins in Astana Another round of Syria peace talks begins in Astana
- May 15, 2018

Zhainaqov added that the United States was not taking part in the talks. At the talks, which the US did not attend, the latest developments in the de-escalation zone, forming of the constitutional committee and the release of detainees were on the agenda. (more...)
New volcanic fissure in Hawaii opens; brings total to 19 New volcanic fissure in Hawaii opens; brings total to 19
- May 15, 2018

Since then, fissures have been generated mostly in Leilana Estates subdivision, where almost 2,000 residents were ordered to evacuate. New fissures opened in the eastern corner of Hawaii's Big Island over the weekend and Monday morning as the eruption of the Kilauea volcano more than 10 days ago continued to spew lava and threaten neighborhoods. (more...)
Keyless Ignitions Blamed for At Least 28 Deaths Keyless Ignitions Blamed for At Least 28 Deaths
- May 15, 2018

The problem, industry experts say, is that when using a button instead of a key to turn off the engine, some drivers-especially those with quieter models-simply forget that the vehicle is still running when they exit. Newer vehicles today don't have a switch that requires a key to start the engine. In the face of vehicle industry opposition, it let the plan languish though it says a rule is under consideration. (more...)
Amber Alert issued for 8 year old, Gabriel McCallum Amber Alert issued for 8 year old, Gabriel McCallum
- May 15, 2018

Ont. Ontario Provincial Police are looking for Lynda McCallum, 47, as part of a child abduction investigation after an amber alert was issued early Monday morning. (more...)
Working arrangements with Acting PM Working arrangements with Acting PM
- May 15, 2018

Peters will become Acting Prime Minister when Jacinda Ardern leaves work for six weeks after giving birth next month. Ardern, 37, said she will continue working as close as possible to her due date of June 17 and then hand over power to her deputy Winston Peters. (more...)
Missing Comm Games Athletes Seek Legal Advice In Sydney Missing Comm Games Athletes Seek Legal Advice In Sydney
- May 15, 2018

Now they have surfaced in Sydney, and according to the Daily Telegraph , are working with the Refugee Advice and Casework Service in Randwick. Their visas officially expire at midnight on Tuesday, but they may be eligible for bridging visas, allowing them to avoid detention if they don't fly home today. (more...)
10 children rescued from 'squalor and unsafe conditions' in Fairfield 10 children rescued from 'squalor and unsafe conditions' in Fairfield
- May 15, 2018

The Fairfield Police Department said it obtained an arrest warrant for the childrens' father, 29-year-old Jonathan Allen, after an investigation "revealed a long and continuous history of severe physical and emotional abuse of the children". (more...)
Toddler found after being abandoned in woods - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona Toddler found after being abandoned in woods - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona
- May 15, 2018

Blouin. According to the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office in OR, deputies and police in OR found young Bradley Thomas alone in the woods using drones, helicopters, and ground and horseback searchers. Officials said law enforcement officers on foot, searchers on horseback, drones, and helicopters with thermal image sensors were all used in the search. (more...)
Did Trump Just Kill The OPEC Deal? Did Trump Just Kill The OPEC Deal?
- May 15, 2018

Reuters reported that Zarif will meet with other European signatories of the deal, as Iran hopes to preserve parts of the agreement that protected the country's economy from sanctions targeting oil and other industries. The Iran Deal only emboldened the Iranian regime to secretly continue down the path it was already headed: the development of nuclear weapons. "In the years since the deal was reached, Iran's military budget has grown by nearly 40 percent, while its economy is ... (more...)
Arun Jaitley successfully undergoes kidney transplant at AIIMS Arun Jaitley successfully undergoes kidney transplant at AIIMS
- May 15, 2018

The surgery was first performed at Max Hospital, but due to complications, he was shifted to AIIMS. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley successfully underwent renal transplant surgery here on Monday. Mr Jaitley, who cancelled his scheduled visit to London for the 10th India-UK Economic and Financial Dialogue next week, had confirmed his illness in a tweet on the 6th of April. (more...)
Massachusetts Poor People's Campaign to rally at state house Massachusetts Poor People's Campaign to rally at state house
- May 15, 2018

A total of 16 people were arrested. "Coretta Scott King said that violence is not just what happened to her husband when he was shot, but also what happens when people are denied the necessities they need to live", said Savina Martin, co-chair of the Massachusetts Poor People's Campaign, in a statement. (more...)
American conservatives celebrate opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem, Democrats AWOL American conservatives celebrate opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem, Democrats AWOL
- May 15, 2018

Health officials in Gaza said at least 52 Palestinians have been killed and 900 injured - about 450 from live bullets. More than 100 have died since the protests began in March. As former Obama ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro shrewdly observed in a longer discussion of the day's events, "Inadvertently or not, Trump has opened the door for much more frank discussion about an eventual Palestinian capital and U.S. (more...)
Supreme Court Rules for Death Row Inmate Betrayed by His Lawyer
- May 15, 2018

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that criminal defendants can refuse guilty pleas, even if their lawyers believe it's the best way to avoid the death penalty. Overwhelming evidence implicated McCoy in the killings, Alito said. Alito also opined that "if petitioner is retried, it will be interesting to see what petitioner's current counsel or any other attorney to whom the case is handed off will do". (more...)
Police investigate fatal officer-involved shooting in Clinton Police investigate fatal officer-involved shooting in Clinton
- May 15, 2018

When police arrived, officers spotted a suspect inside at the safe. One officer saw the suspect with a weapon and alerted other officers. Police say the burglary suspect exited from a side door, with the weapon in his hand. We will bring you updates on this developing story as soon as they become available. On Twitter , Prince George's County Police officials said the incident happened in the 8800 block of Woodyard Road. (more...)
Leakers In Trump's White House Explain How They Cover Their Tracks Leakers In Trump's White House Explain How They Cover Their Tracks
- May 15, 2018

Other officials attributed the spilling of administration secrets to "personal vendettas" or "to make sure there's an accurate record of what's really going on" in the West Wing. "I've never seen a White House leak as much against itself as this one, and these people are putting their own personal agendas above those of the country and the president that they serve", Rove said on Fox Business' " Mornings With Maria ". (more...)
Former Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid has surgery for pancreatic cancer Former Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid has surgery for pancreatic cancer
- May 15, 2018

The former Democratic leader from Nevada had the procedure at Johns Hopkins Cancer Center in Baltimore. Doctors discovered the tumor early, while the former majority leader was undergoing a routine screening, the statement said. Nevada's longest-serving senator helped propel the passage of President Barack Obama's signature health care law, blocked the development of a nuclear waste dump in Nevada and built a well-organized Democratic machine in the state. (more...)
Shilpa Shetty in public act of goodwill to end Hina Khan feud? Shilpa Shetty in public act of goodwill to end Hina Khan feud?
- May 15, 2018

However, Khan and boyfriend Rocky Jaiswal slammed her for the act. Now that Shilpa has cleared out things on Twitter, it's time their fanclubs moved over Bigg Boss and spent their time in doing better things. TV actress Shilpa Shinde has finally confirmed that she has forgotten the past, ending the hatchet with Bigg Boss 11 rival Hina Khan . Well, we can completely understand and respect this step taken by Shilpa. (more...)
Trump to visit wife at Walter Reed hospital Trump to visit wife at Walter Reed hospital
- May 15, 2018

First lady Melania Trump underwent a "successful" procedure Monday to treat a benign kidney condition and was expected to remain hospitalized for the rest of the week, her staff said. Is Melania Trump the HOTTEST first lady ever? That saw her speak for 11 minutes - her longest talk since becoming FLOTUS, with Be Best meant to tackle opioid addiction, the emotional well-being of children, and kindness and safety for youngsters on social media. (more...)
Dave Chappelle and Jon Stewart Announce Tour Dave Chappelle and Jon Stewart Announce Tour
- May 15, 2018

Both comedians had an ingenious talent for tackling politics and social interactions that were both honest and amusing. Dave Chappelle and Jon Stewart have announced a joint stand-up comedy tour. EST through Wednesday, May 16 at 10 p.m, EST. In an effort to ensure tickets get in to the hands of fans rather than scalpers or bots, all tickets for the run of shows will be sold through Ticketmaster's Verified Fan platform. (more...)
Green Beret Films Himself Being 'Waterboarded' With A Garden Hose Green Beret Films Himself Being 'Waterboarded' With A Garden Hose
- May 15, 2018

Brutal interrogation practices are now banned under U.S. law, but debate on the issue has re-surfaced during Haspel's confirmation process because she was once involved in the CIA's interrogation program. "Look, all that's been done to this country, and I heard about water being dropped on someone's face, and I never considered it torture", Mueller told NPR in an interview. (more...)
USA diplomat, involved in auto crash, leaves Pakistan USA diplomat, involved in auto crash, leaves Pakistan
- May 15, 2018

Air Force C130 to land at Pakistan's Nur Khan air base and leave without diplomat Hall. On Friday, an Islamabad court ruled that the American's diplomatic immunity might not apply in the traffic accident in which his vehicle hit a motorcycle, killing the 22-year-old driver, the Nation and the Express Tribune newspapers said. (more...)
Why Is Being At Cannes 2018 'Killing' Mahira Khan? Read Details Why Is Being At Cannes 2018 'Killing' Mahira Khan? Read Details
- May 15, 2018

The wide white belt cinching the actor's waist added definition to her attire and the actor rounded out her look with her lovely, wavy mane parted to one side . She styled her hair in a sleek, middle-parted fashion and worked her magic again with the nude makeup. Mahira slipped into a colourful Leonard Paris silk ensemble from the Spring Summer 2018 collection. (more...)
Two British hostages in Congo released -foreign minister Johnson Two British hostages in Congo released -foreign minister Johnson
- May 15, 2018

Park director, Emmanuel de Merode, said the young ranger's life had been "tragically cut short in service to Virunga National Park". Soldiers and park rangers are taking part in an operation to find two United Kingdom tourists kidnapped in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (more...)
United States promises to rebuild North Korea if it gives up nukes United States promises to rebuild North Korea if it gives up nukes
- May 15, 2018

Pompeo said he had "good, substantive" conversations with Kim in Pyongyang in what was his second meeting with the North Korea leader in less that six weeks, and believed both sides understood the ultimate goal of the summit. Despite what is likely to be a prolonged and contentious fallout now between the USA and key allies over Trump's withdrawal from the JCPOA accord and re-imposition of sanctions on Iran, all the major parties to the North Korea talks are ready to proceed as planned with ... (more...)
Union Home Minister congratulates Naveen for success in anti-Maoist operation Union Home Minister congratulates Naveen for success in anti-Maoist operation
- May 15, 2018

Koche. A fresh gun battle broke out today when a joint team of Special Operation Group (SOG) and District Voluntary Force (DVF) was carrying out a combing operation in the Sudukumpa forest in Kandhamal . Elated over the success of the personnel of Odisha Police who eliminated at least seven Left Wing Extremists in Bolangir and Kandhamal districts in the past two days, Sharma said the state would keep the momentum and try to flush out the rebels creating trouble in certain pockets of Odisha. (more...)
Nevsun Resources (TSE:NSU) PT Raised to C$4.75 at Eight Capital
- May 15, 2018

Most stakeholders will rummage around for a cross above or below this average to symbolize when the stock is in a bullish trend or a bearish trend. In practice, however, the reverse is true. Quadrature Capital Ltd acquired a new position in Nevsun Resources in the fourth quarter valued at about $441,000. Volatility measures the risk of a security. (more...)
At Least 30 Climbers Reach Everest Summit, Including Double Amputee At Least 30 Climbers Reach Everest Summit, Including Double Amputee
- May 15, 2018

There are only about a couple of days of windows of good weather on the highest part of the peak in May, when climbers rush to attempt their way to the summit. Nepal government has issued 346 permits for this year's spring-summer climb between mid-April and May-end. Everest has become a lucrative business, with foreigners paying United States dollars 11,000 for a permit to summit. (more...)
Hourglass Capital LLC Acquires Shares of 43470 Eagle Materials (EXP)
- May 15, 2018

The stock underperformed the S&P500 by 5.61%. ( EXP ) by 264.39% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. They issued a "market perform" rating for the company. Its up 0.08, from 1.05 in 2017Q3. Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of EXP. 91 rose holdings while 47 funds amassed holdings. (more...)
Mike Budenholzer 'the focus' of Bucks, Raptors coaching searches Mike Budenholzer 'the focus' of Bucks, Raptors coaching searches
- May 15, 2018

He was NBA Coach of the Year in 2014-15, but was sacked after a 24-58 season this year. Budenholzer was at the helm of the Atlanta Hawks for five seasons, from 2013-18. But, after topping the Wizards in six games in their opening series, the Raptors were swept by Cleveland. Popovich has guided five National Basketball Association titles, won Coach of the Year three times and is regarded as one of the most astute and respected minds in the league. (more...)

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