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Pope Francis Hints at Retirement: I've Thought About When to 'Take Leave' Pope Francis Hints at Retirement: I've Thought About When to 'Take Leave'
- May 15, 2018

As far as I am concern, I admit, and I want you to convey it faithfully, that I have made serious mistakes of assessment and perception on the situation, especially due to a lack of truthful and balanced information, he underlined. Paul, the Pontiff insisted, had nothing, "only the grace of God, the apostolic courage, the revelation of Jesus Christ and the salvation that the Lord had given to him". (more...)
Pilot 'sucked halfway out' of cockpit window mid-flight Pilot 'sucked halfway out' of cockpit window mid-flight
- May 15, 2018

A pilot successfully performed an emergency landing in China yesterday after a cockpit windshield suddenly broke and fell off during the flight. The pilot added that the cabin equipment malfunctioned as a result and it was so noisy he could not hear the wireless. (more...)
WTO rules European Union failed to stop subsidies on some Airbus aircraft WTO rules European Union failed to stop subsidies on some Airbus aircraft
- May 15, 2018

European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem insisted that the ruling also rejected "the vast majority" of US claims against it, while saying in a statement that the bloc "will now take swift action to ensure it is fully in line with the WTO's final decision in this case". (more...)
EPA chief Pruitt had 24/7 security from day one EPA chief Pruitt had 24/7 security from day one
- May 15, 2018

The EPA has spent about $3 million on Pruitt's 20-member full-time security detail. "The decision was made by the Office of Criminal Enforcement, Forensics and Training after being informed that Mr. Pruitt repeated the claim that the extraordinary spending on his personal security was needed because the threats against him have been "unprecedented in terms of quantity and type". (more...)
North Korean delegation visited Beijing to learn about China's reforms: Foreign Ministry North Korean delegation visited Beijing to learn about China's reforms: Foreign Ministry
- May 15, 2018

The Pentagon says three Americans released by North Korea have left a Washington-area hospital and have reunited with their families. They were the last group of US scientists to make such a visit, and since then, North Korea's HEU facilities and stockpile have been opaque. (more...)
Lonmin tanks as United Kingdom competition watchdog looks into Sibanye takeover Lonmin tanks as United Kingdom competition watchdog looks into Sibanye takeover
- May 15, 2018

Sibanye-Stillwater chief executive Neal Froneman has suggested Lonmin needs to be cash positive to follow through on the takeover, though it is not strictly a condition of the deal. The deal, which is set to close later this year, has not yet been approved by either company's shareholders and depends on approval from both the CMA and the South African market competition authority. (more...)
California woman refuses to come down from tree California woman refuses to come down from tree
- May 15, 2018

Fire officials said around 7 p.m. Monday the woman climbed 30 feet up a tree near the Lanark Recreation Center and has since refused to come down. It was unclear why she was in the tree. The unidentified woman wasn't breaking any laws when she spent the night in a tree, police said. He said officials found paraphernalia up the tree. (more...)
GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Unveils 'Deportation Bus Tour' GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Unveils 'Deportation Bus Tour'
- May 15, 2018

Michael Williams (R-Alberta), running for Governor as a "Pro-Trump Conservative" said in a YouTube video that he has begun his 'Deportation Bus Tour'. "The Michael Williams 'Deportation Bus, '" he continued. If you're as exhausted as I am with politicians that do nothing but talk and you wanna see this bus filled with illegals, vote Michael Williams on May 22nd. (more...)
Ramadan 2018: Why Muslims celebrate the revelation of the Koran Ramadan 2018: Why Muslims celebrate the revelation of the Koran
- May 15, 2018

Muslims in Singapore will usher in the holy month of Ramadan on Thursday (May 17), kicking off a month of fasting. Should the crescent be spotted on Tuesday, it will mean Wednesday is the first day of Ramadan. At the moment, in line with Sharjah's Centre for Astronomy and Space Sciences's predication earlier this year, it is expected that the Holy Month will start on 17 May this year. (more...)
Hydro One's part-time board members gave themselves $25K raises Hydro One's part-time board members gave themselves $25K raises
- May 15, 2018

NDP: Gradually raising the corporate tax rate from 11.5 per cent to 13 per cent, with increases taking effect over time and peaking in 2021-22, leaving the small business corporate tax rate steady at 3.5 per cent, limiting small business exemptions to companies with payrolls of less than $3 million and lowering the threshold to $1.5 million in 2021. (more...)
Melania Trump's office asks for privacy after procedure Melania Trump's office asks for privacy after procedure
- May 15, 2018

Will be leaving hospital in 2 or 3 days", Trump tweeted. "So thank you and she sends her love". The president visited the first lady Monday afternoon after her surgery at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., but didn't engage questions from reporters regarding the status of her condition. (more...)
Holiday pa naman! Duterte skips first elections under his term Holiday pa naman! Duterte skips first elections under his term
- May 15, 2018

While she did not reveal a specific time, Sara said her father would vote. While Special Assistant to President Christopher "Bong" Go cast his vote at the Buhangin Central Elementary School around 11:30 am. He, however, did not show up, but went directly to the Davao International Airport to fly to back to Manila instead. The President had insisted that village officials and aspirants who have links to illegal drugs may win the village polls, which is the very reason for its postponement. (more...)
Race 3 trailer launch: I'm everything because of Salman Khan, confesses Jacqueline Race 3 trailer launch: I'm everything because of Salman Khan, confesses Jacqueline
- May 15, 2018

Salman, on the other hand, can be seen swirling bikes and in speeding cars. Hope the same is not the case with Race 3 as well. The film sees Salman exploring the thriller genre for the first time. "His character is completely different". With the post-production moving at a furious pace, Khan caused more nervous moments by tweeting a day before the scheduled trailer release that he was doubtful about keeping up with Tuesday's promise to the fans. (more...)
South Korea unveils 28-man preliminary roster South Korea unveils 28-man preliminary roster
- May 15, 2018

Also among the Taegeuk Warriors' seven Europe-based players is uncapped 20-year-old Lee Seung-woo, who was formerly on the books of Barcelona but has impressed in Serie A this season with Hellas Verona. Lee was one of the standouts of the tournament, scoring twice, including against Argentina in a 2-1 victory, as hosts South Korea reached the last 16. (more...)
Gov. Bryant backs Trump for Nobel Peace Prize Gov. Bryant backs Trump for Nobel Peace Prize
- May 15, 2018

North and South Korea have exchanged overtures recently in an effort to ease tensions between the two nations split asunder following the 1953 armistice that ceased aggression between the two countries. Trump is expected meet with Kim Jong Un in Singapore in June, a first for a sitting US president. Ivey released a statement noting that an end to North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weapons "has eluded American presidents for decades". (more...)
Opinion analysis: Justices rule unanimously for driver in rental-car case Opinion analysis: Justices rule unanimously for driver in rental-car case
- May 15, 2018

After today's decision, Byrd is not entirely in the clear. Pennsylvania State Police offered a flimsy excuse for why they initiated the underlying traffic stop, four years ago on a highway near Harrisburg. U.S. Supreme CourtFourth Amendment advocates scored a limited though still important victory today when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that non-authorized drivers of rental cars do not automatically forfeit their Fourth Amendment rights to a reasonable expectation of privacy ... (more...)
Eurovision song contest was 'just the beginning' for Christabelle Eurovision song contest was 'just the beginning' for Christabelle
- May 15, 2018

Barzilai eventually racked up 529 points, compared with 436 for runner-up Cyprus with " Fuego " by Eleni Foureira , and 342 for third-place Austria with Cesar Sampson's " Nobody But You ". Netta beat competitors from 42 other countries. Barzilai, known more usually as Netta , has a witty and endearing personality. News of Israel hosting next year's contest in Jerusalem came as Israel marked the yearly Jerusalem Day, the anniversary of what it describes as the city's "unification" ... (more...)
Zarif says Iran on right track to move forward Zarif says Iran on right track to move forward
- May 15, 2018

The EU, which along with Germany, France, Britain, Russia, China and the United States, signed the nuclear accord with Iran, does have some steps it can take to shield European business in Iran. China's largest energy company, China National Petroleum Corp., stands to take control of the contract to develop the South Pars gas field if its French partner Total SA can't win an exemption from USA sanctions. (more...)
Facebook suspends about 200 apps that may have misused data Facebook suspends about 200 apps that may have misused data
- May 15, 2018

The terms allow the myPersonality team to use and distribute the data "in an anonymous manner such that the information can not be traced back to the individual user". This made the information myPersonality gathered easy for almost anyone to access and tracking who accessed it almost impossible. A Cambridge Analytica spokesperson said the company used Twitter for political advertising but insisted that it had never "undertaken a project with GSR focusing on Twitter data and Cambridge ... (more...)
Early results in Iraq election favour populist cleric al-Sadr Early results in Iraq election favour populist cleric al-Sadr
- May 15, 2018

Already pressured by the United States withdrawal from the nuclear deal, Iran faces a major test in managing Shiite cleric Moqtada Al-Sadr, an opponent who beat Tehran's longtime allies to achieve a shock victory in Iraq's parliamentary election. (more...)
Death of Louisiana man in custody is ruled a homicide Death of Louisiana man in custody is ruled a homicide
- May 15, 2018

Another said "Justice for Keeven". Now, a coroner has announced that he died of asphyxiation due to pressure applied to his neck. He said there was a gun in Robinson's auto and that he had heroin on him. He said that police used excessive force, causing him to spend a week in a coma and more than a month in the hospital after a deputy shot him with an AR-15 rifle from behind. (more...)
Tej Pratap ties knot with Aishwarya Rai Tej Pratap ties knot with Aishwarya Rai
- May 15, 2018

The 30-year-old Tej Pratap Yadav , a sitting lawmaker and former state minister, was engaged to Aishwarya Roy, daughter of RJD MLA Chandrika Rai, in a ceremony in Patna on April 28, but Lalu was not present at the event. A galaxy of VIPs and thousands of commoners attended the wedding ceremony at the sprawling veterinary college ground. More than 100 experienced cooks from Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar were reportedly called in to prepare exquisite delicacies for the occasion. (more...)
Tamil Nadu DGE 12th /HSC Result 2018 Declaring On 16th May @ tnresults Tamil Nadu DGE 12th /HSC Result 2018 Declaring On 16th May @ tnresults
- May 15, 2018

Candidates can get the results, toppers list and pass percentage analysis here. Directorate of Government Examinations Tamil Nadu is the educational department that monitors the secondary and higher secondary education in the state of Tamil Nadu. (more...)
Florida school 'sorry' about live tiger at prom Florida school 'sorry' about live tiger at prom
- May 15, 2018

Christopher Columbus, a high school in Miami which charges $10,700 per year, initially defended the incident on Friday but apologised yesterday, saying that it had failed to reflect the school's founding values. As wild as a debuting a wild tiger. In addition to the stressed tiger that was caged in as teens awkwardly danced around it, the event also included appearances by a fennec fox, a lemur, and a pair of macaw parrots. (more...)
Women are born multi-taskers: Kareena Kapoor Khan Women are born multi-taskers: Kareena Kapoor Khan
- May 15, 2018

Kareena, who is a UNICEF Goodwill Advocate, spoke about girl-child education, and emphasised on the significance of family support in a child's upbringing. Kareena supported the view that educating girls should be the first step towards empowering women in the country. "However, institutional delivery is not something associated with privilege, rather it is every single pregnant lady and every new born's right", shared a proud mother. (more...)
Pressure mounts on Sudan to pardon teen bride for killing 'rapist' husband Pressure mounts on Sudan to pardon teen bride for killing 'rapist' husband
- May 15, 2018

Moreover, Change.org launched an online petition on her behalf that has attracted over 300,000 signatures. She was married off at the tender age of 16 against her will and she stood up against that and refused to be forced into marriage. " Noura Hussein's death sentence violates her rights under the Sudanese constitution and global law", Equality Now's letter stated. UN Women says violence against women and girls is prevalent in Sudan. (more...)
Egypt banking on Mohamed Salah's Liverpool form at FIFA World Cup Egypt banking on Mohamed Salah's Liverpool form at FIFA World Cup
- May 15, 2018

Standby players: Amer Mohamed (Entag El-Harby), Walid Soliman (Al Ahly) Hossam Ashour (Al Ahly), Hamada Tolba (Alassiouty Sport), Momen Zakaria (Al Ahly, on loan at Al Ahly Jeddah, Saudi Arabia), Amr Gamal (Al Ahly, on loan at HJK Helsinki, Finland). (more...)
Drunken mom goes on wild rampage after disrupting school play: cops Drunken mom goes on wild rampage after disrupting school play: cops
- May 15, 2018

An officer reported he could smell the alcohol on the mom's breath, and she was so intoxicated, she could barely stand. Christy Ann Churchwell's allegedly turbulent Thursday started round eight p.m.at her youngster's college play in Friendswood Junior Excessive Faculty auditorium, CHRON reported. (more...)
USA vows to rebuild N. Korea if it gives up nuclear arsenal USA vows to rebuild N. Korea if it gives up nuclear arsenal
- May 15, 2018

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met in Washington on Friday with his South Korean counterpart Kang Kyung-wha to help prepare for the landmark June 12 summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-Un. (more...)
Mario Balotelli Could Return to Italy National Team Under Roberto Mancini Mario Balotelli Could Return to Italy National Team Under Roberto Mancini
- May 15, 2018

He succeeds Giampiero Ventura, who left the role last November after Italy's failure to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. Mancini is under no illusions that the rebuild task will be a tough one, but while others are making plans for this summer's World Cup, what can we expect from the new Italy boss? It is for the first time Italy failed to qualify for the tournament since 1958. (more...)

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