Tuesday May 22-nd, 2018

Newsflash: Maimane steps in, prepares Cape Town for disaster measures Newsflash: Maimane steps in, prepares Cape Town for disaster measures

The critically low Theewaterskloof dam in Villiersdorp. A single flush of a toilet uses around 15 litres. Cape Town has received less than adequate rains in the past three years, leaving it one of the driest cities in the country. The Western Cape ...

The NBA gives an assist to sports betting push The NBA gives an assist to sports betting push

Plenty of this hinges on a current case in New Jersey being considered by the U.S. Supreme Court which challenges the 1992 federal ban on sports betting in all but 4 states (Nevada, Delaware, Montana and Oregon). In anticipation of a ruling strik...

Hawaii's False Missile Alarm Raises Question of Federal Control Hawaii's False Missile Alarm Raises Question of Federal Control

They are reportedly responsible for sending out such alerts to the masses. The FCC has said that there are number of reasons people may not have gotten the alert. "Gov. Ige's Twitter and Facebook accounts have always been updated and managed by sta...

Prosecutors Seek to Prevent 'Horror House' Parents From Contacting Children Prosecutors Seek to Prevent 'Horror House' Parents From Contacting Children

I was in shock". "He literally ate plate after plate after plate", she said. They started having a wild period that they didn't have when they were younger. Louise Anna Turpin, far left, with attorney Jeff Moore, second from left, and her husband D...

'Field of Dreams' Park Vandalized by Vehicle; Damage Estimated to Be $15K 'Field of Dreams' Park Vandalized by Vehicle; Damage Estimated to Be $15K

Denise Stillman, who owns the site, told the Telegraph Herald that the damage was found on Tuesday morning. Al Steffen, who is field manager for the site, told the Dubuque Telegraph Herald that the damage was substantial. "I've always loved it ...

Caught On Camera: Arizona Police Chase Ends In Violent Crash Caught On Camera: Arizona Police Chase Ends In Violent Crash

The driver continued down Scottsdale Road, which turns into Rural Road, and crashed into another vehicle at a high speed after driving through stop lights near Spence Avenue. The suspect's vehicle started to spin before releasing a cloud of smoke. ...

Philippine volcano forced 74000 people to flee homes Philippine volcano forced 74000 people to flee homes

It has been spewing lava and ash since Monday. Manila, Jan. 24 (IANS): Volcano Mayon located in eastern Philippines and active over the last 10 days has spewed fresh lava and ash in two new eruptions, forcing more than 60,000 people to leave th...

John Kerry considering 2020 run for president John Kerry considering 2020 run for president

The former top USA diplomat also commented on the ongoing efforts of the Trump administration to negotiate a peace plan between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, and suggested that Abbas present his own peace plan in the wake of the White House's...

Govt to raise Rs. 10312 crore from the market: Jaitley Govt to raise Rs. 10312 crore from the market: Jaitley

Back then, the government had spelt out only the basics about the plan . "This plan addresses regulatory capital requirement of all PSBs and provides a significant amount towards growth capital for increasing lending to the economy", said the gove...

Senate to release testimony from Trump Jr. on Trump Tower meeting Senate to release testimony from Trump Jr. on Trump Tower meeting

Dianne Feinstein of California, to release the transcripts from interviews with Donald Trump Jr . and others who attended the campaign meeting in Trump Tower. In a letter sent Thursday to the chairs of the Senate Homeland Security and Judiciary co...

Cam Newton was properly evaluated for concussion Cam Newton was properly evaluated for concussion

After reviewing game footage, and completing interviews with Newton, coach Ron Rivera, Panthers medical personnel and independent medical personnel the National Football League says it determined that Newton suffered an injury to his right eye, and...

Gay couple sues United States for denying citizenship to 1 twin son Gay couple sues United States for denying citizenship to 1 twin son

Andrew Dvash-Banks, an American citizen, and Elad Dvash-Banks, an Israeli, met while studying in Israel . A 16-month-old toddler has been named as a plaintiff in a federal lawsuit against the government after his twin brother was given US citizens...

Two Maryland state troopers shot, man killed in domestic incident Two Maryland state troopers shot, man killed in domestic incident

The two troopers who were shot, each in their lower extremities, were both conscious and alert as they were flown to Maryland Shock Trauma Center in a police medevac helicopter, police said. Police say that he suffered a single gunshot wound. Now t...

Oregon approves new taxes to address rising Medicaid costs Oregon approves new taxes to address rising Medicaid costs

Medicaid covers around 75 million people, including 1.4 million people in Kentucky . On the other hand, the Republicans group in opposition have only raised $100,000. Through incremental but essential steps such as these, we can finally work as a ...

Italian train derails near Milan, 2 dead Italian train derails near Milan, 2 dead

A 25-year-old commuter named Gianmarco told La Repubblica: " Just before Pioltello, the train began to shake and we realized that something was about to happen ". The pictures also show rescuers and police trying to rescue people trapped in the train...

Arizona high speed chase ends in terrifying crash Arizona high speed chase ends in terrifying crash

He stopped at a red light and kept driving after law enforcement rammed his Jeep. While troopers considered using stop sticks at several points during the chase, they determined the amount of traffic on the freeway made it unsafe to do so.

The government shutdown is over but what will happen with DACA? The government shutdown is over but what will happen with DACA?

The Senate adjourned without voting Sunday, guaranteeing the shutdown would continue into a third day. The White House and GOP leaders said they would not negotiate with Democrats on immigration until the government was reopened, and White House ...

White House says 'immigration framework' will be unveiled next week White House says 'immigration framework' will be unveiled next week

Trump also told reporters to relay a message to the Dreamers. "It's up to the Democrats, but they should not be anxious". "If you want an annual appropriation, then I think you'll get a one-year extension of the DACA status", Cornyn said.

Experts Say We Are Closer to 'Doomsday' Than Ever Before Experts Say We Are Closer to 'Doomsday' Than Ever Before

At the top of their worries are advancements in North Korea's nuclear weapons program as well as "huge [nuclear] investments being made by China, Russia, Pakistan and India in particular". Typically, the clock is moved by the minute. Sometimes, y...

Jeff Sessions was questioned by Robert Mueller last week

Sessions was the first member of Trump's cabinet to be interviewed by Mueller's investigators. The president also said that he would be willing to testify under oath. US intelligence agencies have concluded that Russian Federation attempted to in...

BJD Suspends MP Baijayant Panda For Alleged 'Anti-Party Activities' BJD Suspends MP Baijayant Panda For Alleged 'Anti-Party Activities'

While making announcement Patro also said that Sri panda has been directly or indirectly serving to weaken the party in all possible fields Parliament , state everywhere. The rebel MP had not campaigned for the BJD nominees in the run-up to the panc...

Hyderabad man's 'perfect' selfie video with speeding train lands him in hospital Hyderabad man's 'perfect' selfie video with speeding train lands him in hospital

Kumar ignored the warnings and continued to take the video. There is an audible warning from a person nearby and a repeated horn blaring from the train. Shiva replies in his native language, before continuing to shoot the selfie video on the rai...

Erdogan says to extend Syria operation despite risk of United States confrontation Erdogan says to extend Syria operation despite risk of United States confrontation

President Donald Trump has urged Turkey to deescalate its military action in northern Syria to avoid a possible conflict between USA and Turkish forces. Erdogan said Turkish troops and allied fighters have killed at least 268 Syrian Kurdish fight...

Pence defends Trump over vulgar remarks on African immigrants Pence defends Trump over vulgar remarks on African immigrants

The Donald has faced claims that he had a sexual affair with adult star Stormy Daniels , while married to Melania. "I know the president's heart and I know that what President Trump wants to do is reform immigration to make our system one that...

Solar stocks are surging on President Trump's new tariff announcement Solar stocks are surging on President Trump's new tariff announcement

The tariffs will decrease by 5 percent each year through 2021. The administration announced Monday a 30 percent tariff on solar panels imported from overseas. Samsung said the tariffs are "a tax on every consumer who wants to buy a washing machin...

U.S. defense chief says N. Korea a topic on Asia trip U.S. defense chief says N. Korea a topic on Asia trip

US Defence Secretary James Mattis has said he is looking forward to cementing America's ties with Indonesia and Vietnam during his week-long trip to the two countries. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., said Indonesia has progressed since Suharto used the...

Swiss church mummy 'is Boris Johnson's ancestor' Swiss church mummy 'is Boris Johnson's ancestor'

The high concentration of mercury in her body is what preserved it enough for it to be exhumed and studied. The BBC reports that the body was uncovered in 1975 while renovations were being carried out on the city's Barfüsser Church. DNA material ...

Karnataka bandh: Schools, colleges and workplaces remain shut Karnataka bandh: Schools, colleges and workplaces remain shut

These bandhs have put the BJP under tremendous pressure, since either of the two leaders skipping their respective rallies will send the wrong signal to BJP supporters in the state. Shah challenged Siddaramaiah to stop the BJP from forming the govern...

Syria says claims it uses chemical weapons 'lies' Syria says claims it uses chemical weapons 'lies'

The State Department says the pair discussed Russia's role in pressing Syrian President Bashar Assad's government to participate in United Nations -led peace talks. The government of France sanctioned companies as well as 25 individuals for their r...

Up to 175 years in jail for disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor Up to 175 years in jail for disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor

After her statement, Judge Rosemarie Aquilina said told Denhollander: "You didn't just build a file, you built an army of survivors". The survivors who spoke said Nassar would use his ungloved hands to penetrate them, often without explanation, whi...

India reach 45-2 at lunch on Day 1 India reach 45-2 at lunch on Day 1

On a hard pitch, the Indian skipper was given two lifelines by the South Africans . Apart from Pujara and Kohli , Bhuvnesh Kumar (30) was the only batsman to reach double digits. South Africa took the same approach by including an extra seamer i...

Arkansas reports 21 deaths last week from flu; 70 for season Arkansas reports 21 deaths last week from flu; 70 for season

Though the strain is different from the one affecting humans (and no, it can't be transmitted) it's just as risky and even more contagious among dogs. "You shouldn't have to wait to go in to get them". KILMARNOCK-Although cases of flu have been c...

Lalu convicted in third fodder scam case Lalu convicted in third fodder scam case

Lalu Prasad is now lodged in a jail in Ranchi after being convicted in a fodder scam case last December. Another former Chief Minister JagannathMishra, Former Bihar minister Vidyasagar Nishad, ex-Bihar Assembly PAC chief Jagdish Sharma, form...

USA to impose tariffs on Samsung, LG washing machines USA to impose tariffs on Samsung, LG washing machines

South Korea and China have condemned the steep tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump, with Seoul saying on Tuesday that it will complain to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) over the move it calls excessive. The impact of the tariffs will be mos...

Myanmar building, but no sign Rohingya are returning Myanmar building, but no sign Rohingya are returning

Richardson admitted the military still wields significant power but added that "the absence of Daw Suu's moral leadership on this critical issue is of great concern". "The two leaders had a productive discussion on intensifying bilateral cooperation,...

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