Sunday May 27-th, 2018

Malaysia: Polling begins for general elections Malaysia: Polling begins for general elections

An unpopular goods and services tax, introduced by Mr Najib in 2015 to boost government revenue as Malaysia's oil wealth dwindles, also dented support for the ruling coalition. A simple majority of 112 parliament seats will produce a victor. The go...

Trump suggests U.S. 'close up' to stop immigrants during OH business roundtable Trump suggests U.S. 'close up' to stop immigrants during OH business roundtable

Trump criticized US immigration policy, saying people entering the USA illegally are taking advantage of "catch-and-release" practices and don't show up for their immigration court dates. "Congressman Jim Renacci has been a great champion of Preside...

Trump Administration Will Separate Parents From Children at Border Trump Administration Will Separate Parents From Children at Border

This was stated by Sessions during a conference in Scottsdale (Arizona) on Monday, when he said that "if you are smuggling a child, then we will prosecute you and that child will be separated from you as required by law". First-time offenders usually...

Low rents drew residents to take risk of living under Hawaii volcano Low rents drew residents to take risk of living under Hawaii volcano

The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reported Sunday night that lava fountains shooting from at least one fissure continued through the day, finally stopping about 4 p.m. Hawaii's largest quake in more than 40 years, a magnitude-6.9 temblor, hit the...

Trump warns West Virginia voters not to pick Don Blankenship

Republican leadership was outraged. The battle over Trumpism in West Virginia underscores the difficulties confronting the national party as insurgent candidates rush to claim the president's mantle. Taking a page from Trump's 2016 playbook, Blanke...

Six Said Killed as Explosion Rocks Central Gaza Strip Six Said Killed as Explosion Rocks Central Gaza Strip

The IDF claimed the suspects were conspiring to damage " security infrastructure in the area of the security fence ". The rallies are part of a six-week protest that will culminate on May 15 to mark what Palestinians refer to as the Nakba, or "cata...

China reiterates foreign enterprises' respect for its sovereignty, territorial integrity China reiterates foreign enterprises' respect for its sovereignty, territorial integrity

The attack mainly refers to a letter written by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), which demands that 36 foreign carriers, including American airlines, list the global status of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan as "region" instead of "coun...

'Be Best': First Lady Melania Trump Launches Official White House Project 'Be Best': First Lady Melania Trump Launches Official White House Project

She's also brought that message directly to classrooms around the country. Her choice was ridiculed nearly immediately, given her husband's longtime habit of calling people names on Twitter , but Mrs. The administration includes a mention of usi...

UVA men, women, Virginia Tech women all earn NCAA lacrosse tournament bids UVA men, women, Virginia Tech women all earn NCAA lacrosse tournament bids

The victor of the Maryland's first round game will meet either No. 8 seed Syracuse or Cornell in the quarterfinals the following weekend in Annapolis, Md. Lenoir-Rhyne, Colorado Message and Saint Leo are all first-time NCAA tournament participants....

Myanmar to probe alleged violence against Rohingya Myanmar to probe alleged violence against Rohingya

An ICC prosecutor asked the global tribunal in April to rule on whether the court can exercise jurisdiction over the alleged deportation of the Rohingya from Myanmar to Bangladesh, even though Myanmar is not a member of the ICC. The agencies already ...

Southwest Airlines announces launch of interisland services, nonstop California flights Southwest Airlines announces launch of interisland services, nonstop California flights

Renaissance Grp Ltd owns 623,389 shares or 1.38% of their United States portfolio. Southwest Airlines Co . (NYSE: LUV ) has risen 7.20% since May 3, 2017 and is uptrending. The stock rating was maintained by Stephens with "Buy" on Monday, January 8....

Nasvhillle Predators down Winnipeg Jets to even series 2-2 Nasvhillle Predators down Winnipeg Jets to even series 2-2

Let that sink if for a moment, Winnipeg . But back with his old running mates, Connor broke out, recorded three points, perhaps none of them more impressive than his assist. Brandon Tanev also scored with Rinne on the bench in the game's final minu...

Top parties seek to protect monopoly as Lebanon votes

The election was held under a complex new law that redrew constituency boundaries and changed the electoral system from winner-takes-all to a proportional one. Although the Lebanese Parliament's term expired in 2013, it has been renewed several times...

Iowa governor signs 6-week abortion ban into law Iowa governor signs 6-week abortion ban into law

The Republican governor signed the measure as abortion rights demonstrators chanting "My body, my choice!" protested the measure outside the state Capitol building in Des Moines. MS passed a law earlier this year banning abortions after 15 weeks of p...

Police takes cognizance over 'accident' that resulted in civilian killing Police takes cognizance over 'accident' that resulted in civilian killing

A video clip which has surfaced of the incident shows how some locals including Adil are pelting stones at the security forces' vehicles. Elsewhere in the Kashmir valley, three civilians and a Special Police Officer (SPO) were shot dead by terroris...

Bomb attack on mosque in Afghanistan slammed Bomb attack on mosque in Afghanistan slammed

The Taliban has denied involvement. Earlier this month, bombings at voter registration centres in the capital, Kabul , and in Baghlan province killed at least 63 people and wounded more than 100. Provincial council chairman Mohammad Safdar Mohseni...

Pak Interior Minister shot at in suspected assassination bid Pak Interior Minister shot at in suspected assassination bid

The attacker, identified as Abid Hussain, was arrested by police. "Allah may always keep Ahsan Iqbal in His protection". Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi called it a tragic incident and prayed for Iqbal's early recovery.

Students from JNU, Jamia, Allahabad University join Aligarh Muslim University stir Students from JNU, Jamia, Allahabad University join Aligarh Muslim University stir

Apparently addressing AMU students, he said it is one of the leading universities in the country and they (the students) should be aware of the expectations the country has from them. Fahad Ahemad who is also Alumnae of AMU said, "Police showed their...

Professor's killing shows just jobs, development not answer to Kashmir's issues: Omar Professor's killing shows just jobs, development not answer to Kashmir's issues: Omar

A policeman and a soldier of 44 Rashtriya Riffles were also injured in the encounter. Rafi Bhat, a 33-year-old professor on contract with the Kashmir University's Sociology department, had left the varsity premises on Friday and had been missing...

North Korea claims U.S. 'provocation' threatens peace North Korea claims U.S. 'provocation' threatens peace

And he capped it off with live remarks to reporters, something no other North Korean leader had done before. Moon will also travel to Washington on May 22 to discuss plans for the highly anticipated US-North Korea summit, playing a key role i...

Viviani repeats sprint success on third stage of Giro d'Italia Viviani repeats sprint success on third stage of Giro d'Italia

They were a little bit bumpy. Dennis has now worn the leader's jersey at all three Grand Tours, following opening stage success at the Tour de France in 2015 and last year's Vuelta a Espana. "This is all I wished, the win and quite a lot of time ...

Ailing McCain organises own funeral, bars Donald Trump Ailing McCain organises own funeral, bars Donald Trump

In an interview with The New York Times , Biden disclosed what he and McCain had discussed about during his visit, stating that "we talked about how our worldwide reputation is being damaged and we talked about the need for people to stand up and ...

IMD warns of thunderstorms in 13 states today IMD warns of thunderstorms in 13 states today

Ministry of Home Affairs on Sunday said, thunderstorms accompanied by squall, hail and heavy rain are likely to occur in at least 13 states and two Union Territories across the country Monday. Eight people were killed in Telangana, six in Uttarakha...

Karnataka SSLC Result 2018: KSEEB 10th results announced at karresults Karnataka SSLC Result 2018: KSEEB 10th results announced at karresults

This year total 51 candidates were debarred from examinations for indulging in malpractices. The Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board ( KSEEB ) was established to function as a regulatory and supervisory board, to formulate and implement...

ADB chief says trade friction, debt could hobble Asia growth ADB chief says trade friction, debt could hobble Asia growth

Dominguez said living in today's world means coping with rapid advances in digital technologies, which have both its "upsides and downsides" as these could, for instance, dramatically improve productivity but could also eradicate jobs and introduce g...

Temperatures on the rise as Bank Holiday weather gets better and better Temperatures on the rise as Bank Holiday weather gets better and better

The holiday was introduced in 1978 and the temperature has never topped the 28C mark since then. Chris Bulmer, deputy chief meteorologist at the Met Office said: "We can't promise wall to wall sunshine for everyone this bank holiday weekend, howeve...

APC Ward Congress: PDP Warns Contenders To Avoid Desperation For Power APC Ward Congress: PDP Warns Contenders To Avoid Desperation For Power

At Ovu Ward 5, Salubi Primary School, Ethiope East local government area, congress was held while some persons were seen complaining bitterly of the result of the congress . What the APC has done is to send out a risky warning signal to all and su...

Again, bandits kill 45, raze houses in Kaduna village Again, bandits kill 45, raze houses in Kaduna village

The attack came barely a week after the killing of 14 miners at a mining site at Janruwa in the same LGA. "The bandits pursued residents who mobilised to defend the village after overpowering them", said a vigilante who asked not to be named for fe...

Austin-area Boy Scouts leader reacts to name change Austin-area Boy Scouts leader reacts to name change

The Boy Scouts, as we knew them, are dead. The changes have left many with questions. Ranks like Cub Scouts and Eagle Scouts , will keep their names. What are your thoughts on this progressive change? Boy Scouts of America is rebranding-an...

European Union chief: Don't judge Karl Marx for his followers' crimes European Union chief: Don't judge Karl Marx for his followers' crimes

Trier's mayor Wolfram Leibe said in the defence of accepting and unveiling the statue that historical controversies should be acknowledged, a Reuters report added. Far-right party AfD, which enjoys strong support in former East German states, has ...

Putin Needs Football from Russian Federation at World Cup Putin Needs Football from Russian Federation at World Cup

FIFA have made an ambitious proposal to revamp global football which would effectively end the FIFA Confederations Cup tournament held every four years. "A lot has been completed, and now begins the most demanding stage - putting the finishing touche...

Table tennis unite North, South Korea Table tennis unite North, South Korea

The Korean team went on to lose 3-0 to Japan in Friday's semifinal, but the result seemed to matter little as players from the two countries - Kim Song I (PRK), Yang Haeun (KOR) and Jeon Jinhee (KOR) - embraced after defeat. "It's a great honor to be...

Man Mauled to Death by Bear While Taking Selfie With It Man Mauled to Death by Bear While Taking Selfie With It

As he was getting his selfie, Bhatara slipped and got too close to the bear. A stray dog had intervened in the struggle, biting the larger animal, according to The Independent . According to forest ranger Dhanurjaya Mohapatra said Bhatara "died on t...

Russia's Su-30 fighter aircraft crashes into Mediterranean Sea in Syria Russia's Su-30 fighter aircraft crashes into Mediterranean Sea in Syria

As UNIAN reported earlier, a Russian Su-30SM fighter jet went down in Syria on Thursday, May 3. The airbase is far from frontlines and the ministry said that it suspected an accident, rather than enemy fire, had brought down the plane.

Amidst Controversy, President Distributed 65th National Film Awards Amidst Controversy, President Distributed 65th National Film Awards

Prasad Devineni, the producer of Baahubali , remarked as reported: "If an award is an award, you can send it by post ."And this seems to be the general view with the awardees in tweets and comments making it clear that the National Film Awards we...

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