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Indore cleanest city, Jharkhand emerges best-performing state Indore cleanest city, Jharkhand emerges best-performing state
- May 17, 2018

Around 1.5 per cent of the national capitals 16.78 million residents live in the NDMC area. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday congratulated and thanked the residents for their efforts to keep the city clean after Indore and Bhopal were ranked the first and second cleanest cities in Swachh Survekshan 2018 . (more...)
Former No. 1 Pliskova bashes umpire's chair with racket after loss Former No. 1 Pliskova bashes umpire's chair with racket after loss
- May 17, 2018

Despite TV replays proving Pliskova's shot was in, HawkEye and the challenge system isn't used on clay so the chair and line umpires rely on ball marks to settle disputes. Pliskova's twin sister Kristyna, who is also a professional player, threw her support behind her sibling by calling out the horrendous umpire decision. (more...)
DHS: Most Illegals at Border Don't Meet Criteria to Enter US DHS: Most Illegals at Border Don't Meet Criteria to Enter US
- May 17, 2018

Rather, Nielsen said, if a person crosses the border illegally: "We will refer you for prosecution". But Nielsen also agreed with senators that more must be done to protect the children who either come to the USA without their parents or are separated from them. (more...)
Progressive challenger ekes out victory over former incumbent in Nebraska primary Progressive challenger ekes out victory over former incumbent in Nebraska primary
- May 17, 2018

That helps explain why Ricketts never mentioned his Democratic opponent during a victory speech at the Belvedere Club in Papillion. Fischer held off four challengers to win yesterday's Republican primary. Larry Bolinger and Arron Kowalsi. Ashford had been the first Democrat in two decades to win the district, which encompasses much of the Omaha metro area. (more...)
Tough New Kenya Law To Curb Fake News Tough New Kenya Law To Curb Fake News
- May 17, 2018

Violations to be penalized under the law include cyber-espionage, false publications, child pornography, computer-borne forgery, cyber-stalking and cyber-bullying among others, the statement said, without spelling out the penalties. The National Security Council chaired by President Uhuru Kenyatta was instrumental in crafting the Bill to provide a legal framework for dealing with crimes online crimes. (more...)
Mei and trump discussed the missile attack of Iran on Israel Mei and trump discussed the missile attack of Iran on Israel
- May 17, 2018

We agree. And we urge our readers to call the White House and their elected representatives in Washington to have the president's action rescinded. There is likely to be a further well-hidden reason why leaders in Israel and Saudi Arabia may hesitate a little at becoming involved in an escalating confrontation with Iran that could lead to war. (more...)
Fulcher wins GOP nomination for Idaho congressional seat Fulcher wins GOP nomination for Idaho congressional seat
- May 17, 2018

Advocates sue ME governor for not expanding Medicaid Idaho Medicaid expansion ballot measure moving forward California Hispanics, even Republicans, are primed to make history MORE (R-Idaho) lost his state's GOP primary for governor on Tuesday, after giving up his seat in Congress to run. (more...)
Bangladesh Supreme Court upholds bail for opposition leader Bangladesh Supreme Court upholds bail for opposition leader
- May 17, 2018

The apex court has upheld the High Court's order giving her bail. The High Court on March 12 granted Zia a four-month interim bail, considering her age and health issues after the special court released the full verdict. The court also sentenced Khaleda's elder son Tarique Rahman, now in the United Kingdom, and four others to 10 years' rigorous imprisonment each, and fined them a total of Tk 2.10 crore, saying that all the convicts have to pay the fine in equal amounts. (more...)
Putin says Russian warships permanently on duty in Mediterranean Putin says Russian warships permanently on duty in Mediterranean
- May 17, 2018

He praised the professionalism and coordination of Russian ships and submarines during military operations in Syria, which, he said, had destroyed important facilities and infrastructure used by terrorists, Xinhua news agency reported. At a meeting with defense ministry officials in the Black Sea city of Sochi on Tuesday, Putin added that the national defense industry would also receive modernized missile-carrying bombers in 2018. (more...)
Senate head suspects police plot to implicate him Senate head suspects police plot to implicate him
- May 17, 2018

The Kwara State Police Command had last week paraded the son of a former Police image maker in Kwara State among six suspected. Abolaji Safti Ojulari of Kankatu area, Ilorin, Lanre Mohammed Soliu a.k.a Askari of Ile Nda Compound, Ilorin, Azeez Moyaki of Moyaki Compound, Gambari Area Ilorin, Suleiman Babatunde of Gambari Area, Ilorin, Yusuf Habeeb of Kangile Village, Kulende, Ilorin and Umar Yahaya of Kangile Village, Kulende, Ilorin. (more...)
Senator Omo-Agege shows up, joins colleagues for plenary at upper chamber Senator Omo-Agege shows up, joins colleagues for plenary at upper chamber
- May 17, 2018

Justice Dimgba said the court has powers under section 4 (8) of the 1999 constitution to intervene in affairs of the Senate, "whether internal or external, when it acts beyond it's powers or in breach of the constitution". It will be recalled that the high court had in its judgment, held that the reason the Senate adduced for suspending Omo-Agege was unconstitutional. (more...)
DA says Northern California parents shot kids with crossbows, waterboarded DA says Northern California parents shot kids with crossbows, waterboarded
- May 17, 2018

The children, ages 4 months to 12 years, were removed from their home March 31 after Ina Rogers contacted authorities to report that her oldest child was missing, police in Fairfield said Monday. Larry Magney, who lives across the street on Fieldstone Court, told the San Francisco Chronicle that the couple moved in about a year ago. Rogers says she home-schooled the children, but the Fairfield home was not registered as a private school and neither were three prior addresses in ... (more...)
NSW Cops Investigating After 8 YO Girl Indecently Assaulted By Intruder NSW Cops Investigating After 8 YO Girl Indecently Assaulted By Intruder
- May 17, 2018

CCTV footage shows a hooded man climbing through the girl's bedroom window at 2:52am on Monday. The girl was not physically hurt or injured, but both her and her family are described as "extremely distressed" by the incident. The welfare of our young victim and family is of paramount importance'. As we speak detectives from The State Crime Command's Baby Abuse and Intercourse Crimes Squad have joined East Seashores police and different officers to scour the streets to analyze the perverted ... (more...)
German leader argues for preserving Iran deal German leader argues for preserving Iran deal
- May 17, 2018

The president, who participates in the sessions of the Bundestag for the approval of the 2018 federal budget, said in relation to the JCPOA that 'the question is whether it is convenient to end the agreement or maintain it, and we consider it better to remain in it'. (more...)
Turkish banker gets 32 months prison in United States case over Iran sanctions Turkish banker gets 32 months prison in United States case over Iran sanctions
- May 16, 2018

Zarrab, 34, initially pleaded not guilty then decided to make a deal, becoming a USA government witness after admitting being involved in the multi-billion-dollar gold-for-oil scheme to subvert United States economic sanctions against Iran. (more...)
Senators gut bill to allow some guns on Louisiana campuses Senators gut bill to allow some guns on Louisiana campuses
- May 16, 2018

However, Milkovich argued that the costs would be worthwhile. Louisiana is on the path to adopting one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, as a proposed ban on abortions after 15 weeks of... MS enacted the same limit on abortions in March. The bill added an amendment that brings the date considered for conception up to the generally accepted medical standard. (more...)
Iran's President Rouhani: Israel's 'Right to Self-Defense' Is Meaningless
- May 16, 2018

The people of Palestine will not tolerate such oppressions, he said, adding, "Palestinians have resisted for 70 years and will continue to do so until their legitimate rights are secured". Iranian President Hasan Rouhani stressed on Wednesday the Islamic Republic will not surrender to the USA pressure, sanctions and even threats of war. (more...)
Saudis suspend World Cup referee over bribery Saudis suspend World Cup referee over bribery
- May 16, 2018

Federation Internationale de Football Association released a statement requesting for more information after Saudi Arabia banned one of their own referees for life over a match-fixing attempt weeks before he was due to fly to Russia for the World Cup. (more...)
Kerala Tourism tweet inviting Karnataka MLAs deleted Kerala Tourism tweet inviting Karnataka MLAs deleted
- May 16, 2018

The word "safe" in the Kerala Tourism tweet may have deeper political symbolism than most would think! As per latest counting results of 207 seats have been declared in which BJP has won 95 seats while Congress has been able to retain 73 seats, JD (S) has secured 37 seats while two others have also won. (more...)
Female Kent State Graduate Carries AR-10 on Campus Female Kent State Graduate Carries AR-10 on Campus
- May 16, 2018

Although the photo has received ample amounts of criticism, Bell isn't going to apologize for her graduation pictures. She says, "It just made me more determined to promote gun rights on campus, and I figured what better way than to open carry a rifle after graduation and have a photo shoot". (more...)
Government to spend £400m on removing unsafe tower block cladding Government to spend £400m on removing unsafe tower block cladding
- May 16, 2018

Speaking in the Commons today, Theresa May pledged to fully fund council and housing association-owned tower blocks to remove the combustible materials after months of discussion as to where the funding for the cladding removal will come from - with local authorities concerned about current budget constraints . (more...)
President Trump admits he repaid attorney Michael Cohen in financial form President Trump admits he repaid attorney Michael Cohen in financial form
- May 16, 2018

The Washington Post , Politico , BuzzFeed News , Bloomberg , the New York Times and USA Today have coverage. The reimbursement was paid in full in 2017, and Cohen had requested the money for expenses incurred in 2016. Ethics experts say that if that money isn't disclosed, Trump could be in violation of ethics laws for failing to disclose a reportable item, a violation for which others have been prosecuted. (more...)
NAFTA negotiations ongoing, Trump committed to better deal: White House NAFTA negotiations ongoing, Trump committed to better deal: White House
- May 16, 2018

Ross, who is not directly involved in the negotiations, alluded to the idea that talks could still be in progress on June 1, when a USA steel and aluminum tariff exemption for Canada and Mexico expires. Trade Representative Robert LighthizerRobert (Bob) Emmet LighthizerMcConnell urges GOP senators to call Trump about tariffs Companies brace for trade war MORE. (more...)
Committee recommends that Senate confirm Haspel as Central Intelligence Agency director Committee recommends that Senate confirm Haspel as Central Intelligence Agency director
- May 16, 2018

The committee on Wednesday voted 10 to 5 to recommend Haspel to the full Senate. "While her career has been impressive, Ms. Haspel's role in programs that conducted torture is very troubling; her refusal to acknowledge the immorality of such conduct even today with the benefit of hindsight is even more so and reflects poorly on our nation's reputation as a moral leader in the world". (more...)
Ruet-e-Hilal Committee meeting underway for Ramazan moon-sighting Ruet-e-Hilal Committee meeting underway for Ramazan moon-sighting
- May 16, 2018

Mufti Munib-ur-Rehman will preside over the meeting of the Committee. In Karachi , sunset will occur at 7:10 PM and the moon will be observed till 8:11 PM. Ramadan is the holy month of Islam and Muslims eagerly wait for the Ramadan moon sighting. This year, the holy month has started across Pakistan including Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) along with Saudi Arabia, UAE and other Gulf countries on the same day. (more...)
'With Friends Like That, Who Needs Enemies?' 'With Friends Like That, Who Needs Enemies?'
- May 16, 2018

But frankly speaking, Europe should be grateful to President Trump. Mr Tusk said: "Besides traditional political challenges, such as the rise of China or the aggressive stance of Russian Federation, we are witnessing today a new phenomenon: the capricious assertiveness of the American administration ". (more...)
Senate panel releases details from its Trump Tower meeting probe Senate panel releases details from its Trump Tower meeting probe
- May 16, 2018

In addition, the transcripts reflect an aggressive Russian outreach to Trump both before and after the June 2016 meeting , including an effort to arrange a follow-up get-together that November with members of his transition team. Sergie Magnitsky was a Browder accountant who died in a Russian prison under questionable circumstances. But that last determination - that Russian Federation meant to help Trump - sets up a clash within the GOP over which record of events is most accurate, a ... (more...)
Sherpa sets new record for Mt Everest ascent Sherpa sets new record for Mt Everest ascent
- May 16, 2018

The 48-year-old Sherpa successfully reached the 8,848-metre high peak on Wednesday morning, breaking the previous record of 21 climbs jointly held by fellow Nepalis Appa Sherpa and Phurba Tashi Sherpa. Before leaving the Everest base camp, Kami had announced that he intends to climb Everest 25 times. In the autumn, he guides clients to smaller peaks in Nepal. (more...)
TV Producer Dies After E-Cigarette Explodes & Burns 80% Of His Body TV Producer Dies After E-Cigarette Explodes & Burns 80% Of His Body
- May 16, 2018

A Florida man was killed by an exploding vape pen , authorities say. His neighbor, Dale Kleine, said she was the one who identified D'Elia's burned body. "While the failure rate of the lithium-ion batteries is very small, the consequences of a failure, as we have seen, can be severe and life-altering for the consumer". (more...)
Former student exchanges gunfire with Dixon High School resource officer, police say Former student exchanges gunfire with Dixon High School resource officer, police say
- May 16, 2018

Detectives are now trying to learn more about the man who opened fire and why he brought a gun to the school. Neither the suspect's name nor the name of the officer who shot the suspect was released. Howell says the officer is being placed on paid administrative leave at this time. No students or staff were injured in the incident. All Dixon Public Schools were initially placed on lockdown, but only the high school remained locked down late Wednesday morning. (more...)

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