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Putin offers condolences to Macron over May 12 terror attack in Paris Putin offers condolences to Macron over May 12 terror attack in Paris
- May 15, 2018

In addition, the Russian president informed Macron about his meeting with International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukiya Amano, held in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi on May 14. The Russian Foreign Ministry, for its part, stressed the importance of "defending common interests with Tehran", pointing to a wide convergence of positions between Moscow, EU countries and China in this regard. (more...)
Fallen officer's son gets police escort to school Fallen officer's son gets police escort to school
- May 15, 2018

On each bracelet is a thin blue line with the words "Officer Rob Pitts, Badge #196". When he arrived, the schoolboy was met with around 70 police officers who turned out to support him. Rob is deeply missed, but we are grateful for the time we had with him. Wolfe was armed with a handgun and fired at the officers, striking Pitts. The SWAT team entered the apartment around 9:15pm and located Wolfe who was also killed in the gunfire exchange. (more...)
Amber Alert issued for 7 year old girl Amber Alert issued for 7 year old girl
- May 15, 2018

Police were called to a home around 7:30 last night on reports that a child was possibly stabbed and another one was missing. Officer MacKenzie said the two younger children had managed to escape and run to a relative's house for help, but that Ahmad had ultimately managed to abduct her youngest child. (more...)
Mother's Day weather: Sunny and warm, with highs in the mid-80s Mother's Day weather: Sunny and warm, with highs in the mid-80s
- May 15, 2018

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. East winds 5 to 10 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 70%. The forecast will feature more clouds than sun and that persistent chance for some scattered showers and thunderstorms, with that chance higher on Wednesday and Friday and possibly a "mostly" dry Thursday in between, although a shower is still possible. (more...)
People On Yorkshire Coast Urged To Become Foster Carers People On Yorkshire Coast Urged To Become Foster Carers
- May 15, 2018

At Brown's request, Department of Human Services Director Fariborz Pakseresht is also implementing a number of innovative practices in the child welfare system to relieve caseloads and give foster children a higher level of care. Cllr Haitham Taylor added: "Were delighted and proud to be thanking our foster carers by giving them council tax exemption". Cllr Gordon Watson, the council's deputy leader and cabinet member for children and young people's services, who also features in the film, ... (more...)
Wilbur Ross: US exploring other remedies for ZTE ban Wilbur Ross: US exploring other remedies for ZTE ban
- May 15, 2018

Instead, Trump will likely continue upping the ante - betting on China preferring to come to an agreement rather than risk a trade war. United States ambassador Terry Branstad was present at the meetings and said that China has not met pledges to open up its insurance and financial services area and it hasn't reduced auto tariffs. (more...)
Iran FM Meets Mogherini as Part of Efforts to Save Nuclear Deal Iran FM Meets Mogherini as Part of Efforts to Save Nuclear Deal
- May 15, 2018

Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif launched a diplomatic tour last week to talk the nuclear deal with counterparts, following the USA withdrawal. Iran has said it is preparing to resume "industrial-scale" uranium enrichment "without any restrictions" unless Europe can provide solid guarantees that it can maintain trade ties despite renewed USA sanctions. (more...)
Ukraine searches Russian state media offices: Kiev Ukraine searches Russian state media offices: Kiev
- May 15, 2018

This morning saw Kiev members of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) rummaging the editorial office of news network RIA Novosti Ukraine . She later told AFP that: "Investigative actions are continuing, there are searches in RIA Novosti and other media structures". (more...)
Israel accuses Iranian forces of rocket attack on Golan Israel accuses Iranian forces of rocket attack on Golan
- May 15, 2018

Western media later called one of the targets an Iranian convoy. Netanyahu thanked May for condemning Iran and affirming Israel's right to defend itself. Russian Federation has also sent forces to Syria to back Assad. "We're facing a new reality". "Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) bears full responsibility for the consequences of its reckless actions", the statement added. (more...)
Ekiti guber: Fayose reacts to Buhari's statement on Fayemi's victory Ekiti guber: Fayose reacts to Buhari's statement on Fayemi's victory
- May 15, 2018

According statement made available by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, Buhari maintained that Fayemi's track records in the state as a reformist, with a penchant for building educational infrastructure and promoting the welfare of the ordinary people, will bolster his chances at the forthcoming polls. (more...)
Jared Kushner to name for unity at Jerusalem embassy dedication
- May 15, 2018

Yosef used the Hebrew word 'kushi, ' which although it was used in the Bible is now considered a derogatory term for black people. "As Israel turns 70, the seek for an enduring peace turns over a brand new leaf: one among realism and of not being afraid to face strongly with our allies for what is sweet, for what is true, and for what's true", Kushner stated Monday. (more...)
Family realizes its 'puppy' is actually black bear Family realizes its 'puppy' is actually black bear
- May 15, 2018

The bear consumed a box of fruit and two buckets of noodles every day and grew into its current size of 440 pounds. That's when the family came to a startling realization: Their "puppy" was really a black bear. A Chinese family raised their pet dog for two years before discovering that it was actually a black bear. People believed that it - "Tibetan Mastiff". (more...)
Anybody can become PM: BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha attacks PM Modi Anybody can become PM: BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha attacks PM Modi
- May 15, 2018

If Modi failed to capture Karnataka, a state of 66 million people, that would re-energise Congress under Rahul Gandhi , the fifth-generation scion of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty that is trying to exploit dissatisfaction over a lack of jobs for young people and rising fuel prices. (more...)
Turkey's Erdogan in United Kingdom, praises country as 'real friend' Turkey's Erdogan in United Kingdom, praises country as 'real friend'
- May 15, 2018

Turkey stands for continuation of close economic cooperation with Great Britain in the period after Brexit, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Before leaving Istanbul for London on Sunday, Mr Erdogan called the United Kingdom a "strategic partner and ally" and said he would be discussing bilateral, regional and worldwide issues with Ms May. (more...)
The Weeknd supports Bella Hadid at fashion show The Weeknd supports Bella Hadid at fashion show
- May 15, 2018

Meanwhile, Bella - who is the younger sister of fellow model Gigi Hadid - previously admitted that in spite of their split, she's retained strong feelings for the chart-topping musician. Bella was widely praised for dealing with her heartbreak in such a mature manner, but the model confessed she found it tougher than many people appreciated. (more...)
Novak Djokovic finds his feet on Rome clay after injury nightmare Novak Djokovic finds his feet on Rome clay after injury nightmare
- May 15, 2018

The Serb returned superbly and served with great authority to set up a second-round meeting with Nikoloz Basilashvili or Filippo Baldi as he eyes a fifth title at the Foro Italico. Nishikori arrived in Rome after losing his two matches on clay in Spain - retiring in Barcelona due to a wrist injury before losing his opening round in Madrid to Djokovic. (more...)
Open Society Foundations Withdraws Hungary After Orban's 'Repressive' Anti-Soros Crackdown Open Society Foundations Withdraws Hungary After Orban's 'Repressive' Anti-Soros Crackdown
- May 15, 2018

Hungarian government spokesman Zoltan Kovacs declined to comment. Soros' Open Society Foundations (OSF ) organization said it would continue to support human rights work in Hungary as well as projects linked to arts, media freedom, transparency, education and health care. (more...)
Cannes Film Festival 2018: Huma Qureshi looks like a queen Cannes Film Festival 2018: Huma Qureshi looks like a queen
- May 15, 2018

This year, Kangana Ranaut made her way to the coveted Cannes Film Festival 2018 to represent Grey Goose brand and attend film screenings. Whether it was her handsome Sabyasachi saree or her silver catsuit, Kangana took us by surprise with her quirky and eccentric looks and we love everything about it. (more...)
Omo-Agege Will Be Allowed to Resume - Senate Omo-Agege Will Be Allowed to Resume - Senate
- May 15, 2018

Now, I understand that they have gone to court to ask for a stay if that judgement". The Federal High Court in Abuja had nullified the suspension of the Delta Central Senator by the Senate describing the action as unconstitutional, after the Senator instituted a suit challenging his suspension. (more...)
Fox defends axing Brooklyn Nine-Nine and reviving Last Man Standing Fox defends axing Brooklyn Nine-Nine and reviving Last Man Standing
- May 15, 2018

Even celebrities turn to the social media site to share their outrage for the cancellation of the show. Greenblatt's company does; it is produced by NBC sister studio Universal TV. " ABC didn't really prioritize Last Man Standing ", and it still drew more than eight million viewers a week, Fox Television Group cochairman Dana Walden told reporters Monday morning. (more...)
European Union ministers continue to talk Brexit despite little progress in recent months European Union ministers continue to talk Brexit despite little progress in recent months
- May 15, 2018

Zakharieva, who chaired the meeting as part of Bulgaria holding the six-month rotating presidency, said that the ministers are looking forward to more intensive engagement by the United Kingdom government in the coming weeks. Ann Linde , Sweden's Europe minister was quoted by RTÉ as saying: " Michel Barnier said [to foreign ministers] that the two British proposals the Cabinet is disagreeing about - none of them are realistic". (more...)
Iran Accuses US Of Pushing Up Oil Prices
- May 15, 2018

The 2015 nuclear deal imposed restrictions on the Islamic Republic's nuclear program in return for the lifting of most of the US and global sanctions against Tehran. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu demonstrated as much with 100,000 hidden Iranian documents that Israel found. Critics yawn, but some of those showed Iranian determination to roll ahead with its weaponizing ambition, if at a slower pace. (more...)
Face Recognition Police Tools 'Staggeringly Inaccurate' Face Recognition Police Tools 'Staggeringly Inaccurate'
- May 15, 2018

Government minister Susan Williams - who once described the use of AFR as an "operational" decision for the police - said earlier this year the government is to create a board comprised of the information, biometrics and surveillance camera commissioners to oversee the tech. (more...)
Manmohan Singh, other Cong leaders write to President about Manmohan Singh, other Cong leaders write to President about "threatening" language…
- May 15, 2018

Referring to the Prime Minister Modi's speech in Hubli in the run up to the Karnataka elections, where he warned Congress leaders against crossing the boundary or face a backlash, the Congress leaders said that such menancing and intimidating words might provoke breach of peace. (more...)
BSF jawan killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire along IB in Jammu BSF jawan killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire along IB in Jammu
- May 15, 2018

The soldier has been identified as constable Devendra Singh. However, the Indian positions retaliated effectively and strongly and the firing exchanges between the two sides continued for almost three hours. Army also pressed helicopters into service during the search operation which entered the second day on Tuesday, the official said. At least 33 people, including 17 security personnel, have been killed in over 700 alleged incidents of Pakistan shelling in the state this year. (more...)
Sunanda Pushkar death: Tharoor dismisses charge sheet as 'preposterous' Sunanda Pushkar death: Tharoor dismisses charge sheet as 'preposterous'
- May 15, 2018

The charge sheet filed in court on Monday listed suicide as the cause of Pushkar's death-something Tharoor has long rejected. "However, this fact is being examined further". "The BJP is trying to misuse power to cow down and defame congress leaders", Chennithala wrote. Tharoor, who also served at the United Nations, dismissed the charges and said he would fight them. (more...)
Bihar Board Postponed Matric Results at biharboard Bihar Board Postponed Matric Results at biharboard
- May 15, 2018

The BSEB official has asked all the aspiring candidates to not believe rumours regarding the result declaration date. According to the BSEB Bihar School Examination Board, the Bihar Board 2018 Examinations for class 10 commenced from February 21 and ended on February 28. (more...)
Ennackal Chandy George Sudarshan, renowned physicist passes away at 86 Ennackal Chandy George Sudarshan, renowned physicist passes away at 86
- May 15, 2018

He worked in the subjects of quantum zeno effect, optical coherence, open quantum system, non-variance groups among others . Born in Kerala's Kottayam district, Sudarshan graduated from the Madras Christian College and did his postgraduation from the University of Madras, after which he moved to Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR). (more...)
Oommen Chandy relieved, order to remove Saritha's letter from Solar report Oommen Chandy relieved, order to remove Saritha's letter from Solar report
- May 15, 2018

Questioning the Commission's decision to treat a letter written by solar scam accused Saritha S Nair while in jail as evidence, they had alleged that the Commission travelled beyond the scope of its terms of reference and based its findings exclusively on Saritha's letter. (more...)
Malaysia's Mahathir says he will remain leader for 1-2 years Malaysia's Mahathir says he will remain leader for 1-2 years
- May 15, 2018

Malaysia's 92-year-old Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Tuesday he will run the country for one to two years before stepping down, and that defeated leader Najib Razak could be charged soon in a massive corruption scandal. Anwar then started a movement known as Reformasi - reform to end the then ruling party's race-and patronage-based governance. Najib and 1MDB have denied wrongdoing. (more...)

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