Tuesday May 22-nd, 2018

Florida boy rescued from claw machine Florida boy rescued from claw machine

The post read: "Oftentimes we say to ourselves that you never know what the next shift will bring". A young boy became stuck in a machine in an amusement arcade while attempting to win a toy in Titusville, Florida. Pretty sure it won't be the sam...

White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter resigns after domestic abuse allegations White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter resigns after domestic abuse allegations

Yet Porter had sat in on meetings of the National Security Council where top secret matters were discussed, according to three people familiar with the situation. The Intercept published its interview with Holderness on Wednesday. Ms Holderness, a...

Trump calls for Pentagon to plan military parade Trump calls for Pentagon to plan military parade

Seated next to French President Emmanuel Macron , Trump added: "We're going to have to try to top it". That challenge came through in the White House's orders to the Pentagon to plan a U.S. There is nothing patriotic about a military parade...

N Korea says no plans to meet United States officials at Olympics N Korea says no plans to meet United States officials at Olympics

He is expected to be joined by an unspecified number of North Korean defectors. Other uniforms include a smart red blazer with gold epaulettes. With determined rhetoric - and the promise of more "aggressive" economic sanctions against the North - Pen...

Palestinian shot dead after stabbing Israeli guard: Israeli army Palestinian shot dead after stabbing Israeli guard: Israeli army

Khaled succumbed to his wounds, after being shot with a live round in the chest; he died at the at al-Najah Hospital, in Nablus . Another guard opened fire on the assailant and killed him, it added. Israel had been looking for the final member of th...

Ex-Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia sentenced to 5 years in graft case Ex-Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia sentenced to 5 years in graft case

The ruling came four years after Ms Zia and others were indicted in the case. Prosecution sources told the Daily Star newspaper that Zia will be kept at the old Dhaka Central Jail. Police set up checkpoints at main entrances to Dhaka to prevent...

South Carolina Train Crash Injures 70, Kills 2 South Carolina Train Crash Injures 70, Kills 2

Instead of continuing on the south track, the Amtrak train traveled to another track, where it collided the CSX train. It was the third fatal Amtrak train crash in less than two months. Sumwalt said that positive train control - a GPS-based safety ...

Senate leaders agree to 2-year spending deal worth $400B Senate leaders agree to 2-year spending deal worth $400B

Democrats secured higher domestic spending levels than most Republicans support, as well as funds to combat the opioid crisis , improve veterans' health care, and fund the Children's Health Insurance Program for a decade. As the Senate leaders ...

Dem Rep Falls Asleep While Pelosi Gives Filibuster-Style Speech Dem Rep Falls Asleep While Pelosi Gives Filibuster-Style Speech

Pelosi sounded increasingly skeptical that Republicans will act. (There are 435 members in all, so giving them limitless time could easily ground the government to a halt.) But as the minority leader, Pelosi has the privilege to speak for much long...

German SPD's Schulz optimistic membership will back coalition German SPD's Schulz optimistic membership will back coalition

Germany's effort to put together a governing coalition after its September 24 election is already its longest since World War II. Any deal is subject to approval by the SPD's 464,000 members in a postal ballot. SPD chief Martin Schulz said the...

Aftershocks rattle Taiwan as quake toll rises Aftershocks rattle Taiwan as quake toll rises

Taiwan was struck by the powerful natural disaster just before midnight on Tuesday, damaging buildings in the city of Hualien , killing four people and leaving and some 80 others missing, according to reports. One volunteer, Yang Hsi Hua, told repo...

Cost of Trump's military parade could run into millions Cost of Trump's military parade could run into millions

The White House pushed ahead Wednesday with plans to throw a grand military parade through the streets of Washington , brushing aside criticism that such a display could be an unnecessary show of raw military power. The White House quickly sought ...

Barnaby Joyce reveals he's expecting a baby with former staff member Barnaby Joyce reveals he's expecting a baby with former staff member

The pregnancy rumours have been swirling in Canberra since past year, when Mr Joyce was forced to re-run for his New England seat in a fierce by-election, after documents revealed he was a dual New Zealand citizen. Many commentators pinned Joyce as a...

Brexit: Theresa May's war cabinet to hold crunch meeting today Brexit: Theresa May's war cabinet to hold crunch meeting today

The four members who backed Leave are International Trade Secretary Liam Fox; Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson; Brexit Secretary David Davis; and Environment Secretary Michael Gove. Leaving the logistics industry in limbo will cost the economy - a...

Syria: UN calls for one-month ceasefire to allow aid access Syria: UN calls for one-month ceasefire to allow aid access

Concerning recent remarks from the USA on establishing a security zone in Syria , Çavuşoğlu said Ankara can not trust the US since Washington had not kept its promises. From Damascus, the United Nations called for an immediate, month-long ...

LeT militant escapes after firing at Srinagar hospital; one policeman dead LeT militant escapes after firing at Srinagar hospital; one policeman dead

He was arrested by the police in June 2014 from south Kashmir's Kulgam area and it had been termed as a major setback for the LeT and success for security forces then. The two operatives wearing traditional pheran (cloak), who helped Jutt escape, wer...

Occupy Hong Kong activists win court appeal against jail sentences Occupy Hong Kong activists win court appeal against jail sentences

In what was seen as a highly controversial decision, the Department of Justice retried the case previous year, seeking harsher penalties; Wong, Law, and Chow were sentenced to six- to eight- month prison terms. "At the same time it's not the time ...

Maldives chief says `coup´ investigated as supreme… Maldives chief says `coup´ investigated as supreme…

Concerned over the turmoil, India said it was "disturbed" at the declaration of emergency by the Maldivian government and described as a matter of "concern" the arrests of the CJ and political figures. Supreme Court Chief Justice Abdullah Sa...

Lions to name Matt Patricia as head coach this week Lions to name Matt Patricia as head coach this week

The Lions made the announcement in a news release on Monday. The Lions targeted Patricia from the beginning of their search, both for his tremendous on-field success and his relationship with general manager Bob Quinn , and interviewed him exactly...

FUD Storm Continues as China Steps Up Pressure Against Cryptocurrencies FUD Storm Continues as China Steps Up Pressure Against Cryptocurrencies

As per a report by the South China Morning Post , searches for terms such as "cryptocurrency", "Bitcoin", and " ICO " do not yield any sponsored posts or paid advertisements on Baidu (the largest Chinese search engine) or Weibo (a Chinese microb...

UK Prime Minister responds to Trump criticism of NHS UK Prime Minister responds to Trump criticism of NHS

Hunt responded via Twitter by saying that while he disagreed with the opinions of some of Saturday's marchers, "not ONE of them wants to live in a system where 28m people have no cover", a reference to the United States situation. A spokesman for...

Maldives top court revokes order to free prisoners Maldives top court revokes order to free prisoners

The political unrest began when President Abdulla Yameen refused to obey a court order to release political dissidents. On Feb. 2 Nasheed said he would mount a fresh challenge for the presidency this year. "On behalf of Maldivian people we humb...

4 magnitude quake strikes off Taiwan, toppling at least 4 buildings 4 magnitude quake strikes off Taiwan, toppling at least 4 buildings

Photos on Apple Daily showed a man calling for help from the window of an apartment block and a ceiling collapse at a local hospital. Laura Lo, a worker at the 7-Eleven convenience store across the street from the Marshal Hotel, told CNN that t...

Former 'Frasier' actor John Mahoney dies at 77 Former 'Frasier' actor John Mahoney dies at 77

Most recently, John had a recurring role in TV Land's " Hot In Cleveland ", where he appeared as Roy in six episodes between 2011 and 2014. Although Mahoney earned two Emmy and two Golden Globe nominations, he never won an award. Scrubs star Zac...

President, First Lady making a stop in Southwest Ohio Monday President, First Lady making a stop in Southwest Ohio Monday

The relationship between Donald Trump and his wife Melania is one that has been closely analysed, particularly in recent weeks. The couple were watched as they walked towards Marine One, but it appeared that Melania dodged her husband's han...

Delhi police foils kidnapping attempt, rescues 5-year-old from Ghaziabad Delhi police foils kidnapping attempt, rescues 5-year-old from Ghaziabad

The boy, a five-year-old, was abducted from his school bus in Delhi on January 25 and the incident remained in the headlines over the last week. During the rescue operation, one of the kidnappers was arrested other was shot dead while the third kidna...

Kenya Charges Opposition Figure Amid Protests Over Arrests Kenya Charges Opposition Figure Amid Protests Over Arrests

In addition to the arrests, the state also closed down three broadcasters for transmitting the opposition ceremony live. Kenyatta won a second five-year term in office during the rerun, and he was sworn in as the country's leader in a ceremony la...

Key figure in fight against ivory trade found dead Key figure in fight against ivory trade found dead

The geographer had just returned home to Kenya from a research trip to Myanmar and had been writing up his findings when he died. In a major report a year ago from Laos , he and his colleague Lucy Vigne established that the country had the wor...

Costa Rica votes for a new president amid tension over LGBTI rights Costa Rica votes for a new president amid tension over LGBTI rights

Fabricio Alvarado, leader of the National Restoration Party, and Carlos Alvarado of the incumbent Citizen's Action Party, will head to a second run-off vote, the results revealed on Sunday, reports Efe news. Quesada, who hails from President Guillerm...

Hawaii Emergency Agency Worker Says Was Sure Attack Was Real Hawaii Emergency Agency Worker Says Was Sure Attack Was Real

The worker's mistake was hard to correct, since the state's emergency alert team did not have proper training in how to reverse an alert, the investigation found. "It was a fast-paced, rather chaotic office at the time". Logging onto our computers ...

State DOT removing State DOT removing "I Love NY" signs

State officials say the existing signs will be used but modified to advertise a new tourism campaign called "NY has it all!" They stopped short of admitting defeat in the fight with federal officials, however, saying new signs are needed anyway for...

North Korea Has Earned $200M by Violating Sanctions, UN Report Alleges North Korea Has Earned $200M by Violating Sanctions, UN Report Alleges

The coal had reportedly been shipped worldwide to countries such as China, South Korea, Russia, Malaysia and Vietnam. It pointed out "extensive use of a combination of multiple evasion tactics including indirect routes, detours, loitering, false ...

Davis Cup: Kyrgios performs Struff 1st day, Australia-Germany Davis Cup: Kyrgios performs Struff 1st day, Australia-Germany

De Minaur broke in the fifth game of the second set, making the most of Zverev's 23 unforced errors to claim it in 45 minutes. The No. 139-ranked de Minaur is the lowest-ranked singles player in 's squad, but de Minaur made the Sydney International...

Yellen to join Brookings Institution after leaving Fed Yellen to join Brookings Institution after leaving Fed

Yellen added that the enforcement action the Fed is taking will ensure Wells Fargo is not going to expand until it can do so in a safe manner and with protections in place that are needed to manage all its risks and to protect all its customers.

Mob In Haryana Assaults 2 Kashmiri Students After Friday Prayers Mob In Haryana Assaults 2 Kashmiri Students After Friday Prayers

Three people have been arrested, Khattar said in his reply to Mufti on Twitter . The attack took place when the students were returning to their Haryana Central University (HCU) campus after offering their evening prayers. Chief Minister Mehbo...

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