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World Nancy VanderMeer: Standing with law enforcement on National Police Week
Author: 0 Nancy VanderMeer: Standing with law enforcement on National Police Week

Friday's ceremony comes as we prepare to celebrate National Police Week, which is May 13th through May 19th. We ask everyone to take a moment to remember the dedication and sacrifice of the men and women who work day and night, 365 days a year, to enforce our laws and keep our communities safe.

World Automakers scramble to make sense of US Iran sanctions
Author: 0 Automakers scramble to make sense of US Iran sanctions

Iran's ports and shipping industry, its entire petroleum and energy sectors, and all foreign transactions with the Central Bank of Iran and other Iranian financial institutions will come back under USA sanctions. Europe traditionally has had closer business and diplomatic ties than the US, where the legacy lingers from the seizure of hostages at the American embassy in Tehran almost 40 years ago.

World Trump's withdrawal from the Iran deal raises frightening questions
Author: 0 Trump's withdrawal from the Iran deal raises frightening questions

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson told his Parliament that Britain will continue to respect the deal as long as global inspectors can verify Iran's compliance. Now, clearly, President Trump takes a different view. The sanctions seek to punish Iran for its nuclear programme by limiting its ability to sell oil or do business overseas, affecting a wide range of Iranian economic sectors and individuals.

World Theresa May lost another four votes on Brexit law
Author: 0 Theresa May lost another four votes on Brexit law

The cabinet is split over how to manage customs arrangements with the EU. Tensions within the Cabinet sparked this week after Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson labelled Prime Minister Theresa May customs partnership proposal "crazy". The battle is the latest in what is a long series of conflicts waged not only inside her own party, but in Britain's upper and lower houses of parliament and across a deeply divided country since it voted to leave the bloc in 2016.

World Oklahoma governor angers gun and gay rights groups same day
Author: 0 Oklahoma governor angers gun and gay rights groups same day

Nathan Dahm, was cautious that Fallin would select to veto Constitutional Carry as a result of "she had vetoed different gun laws prior to now", he informed Fox Information on the time. Said Troy Stevenson, Executive Director of Freedom Oklahoma: "While we are deeply disappointed that Governor Fallin choose to sign discrimination into law, we are more concerned about the children - desperately looking for homes - that will be harmed by this disgraceful legislation".

World No one rules Cannes red carpet like Aishwarya Rai
Author: 0 No one rules Cannes red carpet like Aishwarya Rai

Two days after she made a splash on social media, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is set to shine at the French Riviera. However, she didn't have the impressive debut she had expected and reportedly blasted her team for this dismal performance and buzz around the same.

World Paul Merson states his prediction for Huddersfield v Arsenal
Author: 0 Paul Merson states his prediction for Huddersfield v Arsenal

In what was the Frenchman's last ever press conference as Arsenal manager , Wenger looked to the future, speculating on the subject the idea of a continental "super league" - an idea he called "the next step" for top level football . "Yes", he replied, "you have seen the real Arsenal Wenger". "They can buy quality". "There are some people here who I employed 20 years ago who did fight for me every single day so it is not easy to say goodbye".

World Two killed, more than 40 injured in Maharashtra group clash
Author: 0 Two killed, more than 40 injured in Maharashtra group clash

Internet services have also been blocked as a precautionary measure. This caused violence as the members of both communities in Motikaranja area began to fight each other, and the clashes erupted into a riot, as people set fire to shops and vehicles, while throwing stones at each other to cause harm and injury.

World France condemns U.S. move to re-impose Iran sanctions
Author: 0 France condemns U.S. move to re-impose Iran sanctions

President Donald Trump delivered on his election promise of making America pull out of the Iran nuclear deal which was signed in 2015. "Germany, France and Britain, the "EU3", say themselves that Iran poses a threat". He said: "I think, just speaking for the United States, the President has made a decision to leave the deal". In her latest comments on Iran and sanctions, Chancellor Merkel said: "It is in our interest to have a strong transatlantic relationship".

World North Korea 'taking measures' to dismantle nuclear site
Author: 0 North Korea 'taking measures' to dismantle nuclear site

North Korea is "taking technical measures" to dismantle its nuclear test site within the next two weeks, according to state media. The statement, reported by the South China Morning Post , comes a couple days after President Donald Trump announced that he will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on June 12.

World U.S. to North Korea: No Sanctions Relief Until Permanent, Verifiable Denuclearization
Author: 0 U.S. to North Korea: No Sanctions Relief Until Permanent, Verifiable Denuclearization

In a tweet last week, Trump hinted at their impending release, saying that "the past Administration has always been asking for three hostages to be released from a North Korean Labor camp, but to no avail". Trump once showed an interest in holding the summit in Panmunjom, where a summit of the South and North Korean leaders was held. Since the foundation of North Korea in 1948, the country has endured war and struggled to balance rival Soviet and Chinese spheres of influence.

World Amnesty slams death penalty for raped Sudanese teenager
Author: 0 Amnesty slams death penalty for raped Sudanese teenager

Rights group Amnesty International on Thursday slammed a Sudanese court's sentencing of a teenager to death for killing her rapist husband in self-defence. And when she refused to consummate the marriage, her husband sought the help of his brother and cousins. A teen bride in Sudan has been sentenced to hang for stabbing the man she was forced to marry - after he raped her while his cousins held her down.

World Monster ocean wave sets southern hemisphere record: scientists
Author: 0 Monster ocean wave sets southern hemisphere record: scientists

The previous record was set by a 22.03-metre wave clocked by an Australian buoy in south Tasmania in 2012, reported BBC . A storm close to the Southern Ocean's Campbell Island, a low-pressure system and 65-knot winds helped create prime conditions for the wave to form .

World Neymar Working Toward Fitness for World Cut, But Future In PSG Uncertain
Author: 0 Neymar Working Toward Fitness for World Cut, But Future In PSG Uncertain

Speculation Neymar could seek a LaLiga return after a single season in Ligue 1 has intensified, with reports suggesting the forward has struggled to settle in Paris . We have to finish this season, the rest will come after. I am positive, I only think about doing what I can to win. Zidane went on to reject a question claiming that Neymar and Ronaldo could not play together in the same XI.

World Nawaz Sharif confirms Pakistani militants carried out 26/11 Mumbai attacks
Author: 0 Nawaz Sharif confirms Pakistani militants carried out 26/11 Mumbai attacks

Call them non-state actors, should we allow them to cross the border and kill 150 people in Mumbai? " Explain it to me ", he asked, in a clear reference to the Mumbai killings blamed on 10 Pakistani terrorists. In February, the apex court also disqualified Sharif as the head of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N). In a public rally in Multan here Friday, Javed Hashmi joined hands with Nawaz Sharif, saying "I am announcing to accept the leadership of Nawaz Sharif today".

World Tehran Students to Hold Rally in Protest at US JCPOA Move
Author: 0 Tehran Students to Hold Rally in Protest at US JCPOA Move

After Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, Juncker said the USA "no longer wants to cooperate with other parts of the world". He previously said ditching the JCPOA would be "a great loss for nuclear verification and for multilateralism".

World AT&T paid Trump lawyer to advise on Time Warner deal
Author: 0 AT&T paid Trump lawyer to advise on Time Warner deal

Trump. These are the "insights" that AT&T previously said it hired Cohen for. Cohen and White House aides deny that any affair took place, though Giuliani made headlines last week when he said Trump had reimbursed Cohen for the payment.

World Russian Federation backtracks on Syrian missile sale after Netanyahu visit
Author: 0 Russian Federation backtracks on Syrian missile sale after Netanyahu visit

This would seemingly underscore Syria's case that they need an upgrade for basic defense of their airspace. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the strikes had removed any moral obligation Russian Federation had to withhold the missiles and Russia's Kommersant daily cited unnamed military sources as saying deliveries might begin imminently.

World Full stop for Priyanka Chopra's Quantico after three seasons
Author: 0 Full stop for Priyanka Chopra's Quantico after three seasons

The shows are set to continue airing their current seasons to the end. The drama headlined by Priyanka will not return after its third season - already being telecast - runs its course. The terrorist drama, which catapulted Priyanka into worldwide fame, has had a good run. Created by Joshua Safran, the show starred Priyanka as Alex Parrish - an FBI recruit who joins the agency after graduating from the FBI Academy and becomes a prime suspect of a terrorist attack on Grand Central Terminal.

World Merapi Volcano in Indonesia Erupts, People Rush to Flee Their Homes
Author: 0 Merapi Volcano in Indonesia Erupts, People Rush to Flee Their Homes

Several flights into the city were cancelled. Mount Merapi spewed ash and smoke (above) some 5,000m into the sky yesterday morning, causing residents to evacuate. Merapi previously erupted in 2010, forcing 280,000 people to flee and killing more than 300 in what is considered its most powerful eruption since 1930.

Author: 0 'Throw Iranians out,' Israel tells Syria

Israel said it struck almost all of Iran's military infrastructure in Syria on Thursday after Iranian forces fired rockets at Israeli-held territory for the first time . Some of them burned U.S. flags. What exactly happened on Thursday? The Golan Heights is a rocky plateau in south-western Syria, about 50km from the capital Damascus.

Author: 0 Lieberman - Syria: throw the Iranians out of the country

In response to the raids, Moscow, which also supports Assad, called on both Israel and Iran to show restraint. This wave of attack comes after President Trump pulled out of the deal to curb Iran's nuclear programme. Iran's Foreign Ministry has condemned Israeli attacks on Iranian targets in Syria as an act of aggression. "The Iranian regime's deployment into Syria of offensive rocket and missile systems aimed at Israel is an unacceptable and highly unsafe development for the entire ...

World Jacqueline Fernandez meets with an accident in Bandra, after returning from party
Author: 0 Jacqueline Fernandez meets with an accident in Bandra, after returning from party

The party started around 10:30 PM and continued till the wee hours of today. The 32-year-old actress from Sri Lanka was returning home around 2:45 am. Yes, we are fine. "Police came and sorted it out", she said. The new poster of the action thriller features all the significant characters of Race 3 , who can be seen brandishing a gun.

World Sheriff: Naked man referenced bomb at Daytona Beach airport
Author: 0 Sheriff: Naked man referenced bomb at Daytona Beach airport

After no suspicious devices were found, the terminal was reopened around 9:40 a.m. For all those still traveling today, please leave your clothes on unless otherwise directed and remain off the baggage carousel! "Usually they close a small area if they find (an unattended) bag, but I've never seen them empty out the whole terminal".

World Kilauea could erupt with 'once-in-a-century' explosion, geologists warn
Author: 0 Kilauea could erupt with 'once-in-a-century' explosion, geologists warn

That's expected to continue. An ash plume rises from the Overlook Vent in Halema'uma'u crater in Hawaii, U.S., May 11, 2018. Hawaii County officials say pentane is being moved from Puna Geothermal Venture to an offsite industrial park away from the neighbourhoods where lava fissures have emerged.

World Trump attacks media after reports of Cohen deal with AT&T
Author: 0 Trump attacks media after reports of Cohen deal with AT&T

But the furor that has come with AT&T's payments to Cohen does highlight a new and hard dynamic companies have had with Washington since the Trump 2016 election-trying to maintain an amicable relationship with Washington, while at the same time distancing themselves from the divisive commander-in-chief's mounting scandals.

World Malaysia's new PM: Anwar Ibrahim will get royal pardon
Author: 0 Malaysia's new PM: Anwar Ibrahim will get royal pardon

Mahathir pointed out that at 92, he was not interested in returning to the post he held for more than two decades. "He should be released immediately when he is pardoned ". His own Barisan Nasional government was responsible for one of the gravest injustices, the jailing on trumped-up sodomy charges of the opposition politician Anwar Ibrahim.

World Novartis CEO says agreement with Trump lawyer was mistake
Author: 0 Novartis CEO says agreement with Trump lawyer was mistake

Michael Avenatti , the lawyer representing Stormy Daniels , released a memo this week alleging Cohen received approximately half a million dollars from a company linked to Russian oligarch Viktor Vekselberg along with payments from other companies, including telecommunications conglomerate AT&T.

World Karnataka polls: Amit Shah, Yeddyurappa hold roadshow in Karnataka's Badami
Author: 0 Karnataka polls: Amit Shah, Yeddyurappa hold roadshow in Karnataka's Badami

Both the dignitaries were welcomed by the party leaders and locals. TDP pulled out of the NDA in March citing "injustice" to Andhra Pradesh over the Centre's failure to fulfill promises made during the state's bifurcation. The BJP is sending out its top leaders to hold mega road shows across Karnataka on the last day of campaigning for Karnataka Election 2018. "We have got only preliminary information and we are verifying all facts".

World Crocodile bites off woman's arm in Africa 5 days before her wedding
Author: 0 Crocodile bites off woman's arm in Africa 5 days before her wedding

The other passengers were able to escape unscathed, but the crocodile had a firm grip on Ndlovu's arm. Five days later, she was walking down the aisle of a hospital chapel. "I was pushing and kicking and trying to fight the croc as much as I could", Ndlovu said. The new bride said: "I spent a lot of time preparing for my wedding day".

World Jury reaches verdict in Sheldon Silver retrial
Author: 0 Jury reaches verdict in Sheldon Silver retrial

Silver collected almost $4 million in bribes and kickbacks that he disguised as legal fees from law practice in exchange for his influence in Albany, prosecutors said. He was originally convicted on the charges in 2015, but that conviction was later overturned. The June 2016 Supreme Court decision said had said an official can't be convicted for taking bribes unless he or she takes action or makes a decision on a matter involving a formal exercise of government power.

World Peta's Forecast - Tracking rounds of showers and storms this Mother's Day Weekend
Author: 0 Peta's Forecast - Tracking rounds of showers and storms this Mother's Day Weekend

We will get a break from the showers and thunderstorms before they fire back up in the afternoon hours. Through the Piedmont, highs today will reach into the upper 80s to near 90, and then many spots will break 90 Saturday . Wednesday will be mostly cloudy with scattered showers and readings in the lower 80s. The weekend forecast may include just enough dry weather to squeeze in some typical Mother's Day activities - buying mom flowers and escorting her to brunch.

World Lawyer Says He Consulted Cohen on Schneiderman Accusers
Author: 0 Lawyer Says He Consulted Cohen on Schneiderman Accusers

Gleason made the filing, a request for a protective order, to Wood to protect two of the alleged victims' identities after Cohen's office, residence and hotel room were raided by federal officials last month. Wait and see, worse than Spitzer or Weiner, ' wrote Trump. Gleason says that he talked to Cohen about the details of the women's cases, and while he doesn't know what kind of records Cohen kept of their communications, he's anxious that the recent raid and current investigation of Cohen ...

World 'Bad Boys For Life' Coming To Theaters In January 2020
Author: 0 'Bad Boys For Life' Coming To Theaters In January 2020

The Bad Boys are finally back. Originally, the film was slated to be released past year, but that didn't happen. Will Smith and Martin Lawrence are officially reuniting for the action-packed buddy-cop movie Bad Boys for Life , Entertainment Weekly reports .

World Guard killed, British tourists abducted in Congo
Author: 0 Guard killed, British tourists abducted in Congo

Their vehicle was ambushed while bringing the tourists from Kibumba to the city of Goma, Joel Wengamulay, spokesman for the Congolese Institute for The Conservation of Nature, told the United Nations -backed Radio Okapi. Local media say a female wildlife ranger - who was with the pair - was killed. On April 9, six park staffers were killed in the deadliest known ambush of its kind in Virunga .

World BJP opposes unilateral truce in Jammu and Kashmir
Author: 0 BJP opposes unilateral truce in Jammu and Kashmir

Former Raw Chief Amarjeet Singh Dulat while terming the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti's call for Ramazan ceasefire a welcome move, Friday said Pakistan must take a lead and clear its position as a major responsibility lies on the neighboring country for making the call a "grand success".

World Kremlin hopes Iran and Israel to show restraint
Author: 0 Kremlin hopes Iran and Israel to show restraint

Earlier this week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel assured Iran's President Hassan Rouhani of full support of the nuclear deal provided that Tehran keeps on following its terms. Netanyahu's office told Putin in a statement that "it is the right of every state - certainly the right of Israel - to take the necessary steps in order to protect itself from (Iranian) aggression", referring to Iran's presence in Syria.

World Does Tuesday's primary turnout point to a 'blue wave' coming in Ohio?
Author: 0 Does Tuesday's primary turnout point to a 'blue wave' coming in Ohio?

The race for governor has three Republican candidates vying for a spot in the November General Election, with current Gov. Tom Wolf running unopposed on the Democratic ticket in the primary. There will be one more report before the June 5 primary. Come November, numerous battleground races will be in the Philadelphia suburbs (also home to several districts now held by GOP members) that Hillary Clinton won in the 2016 presidential election - evidence to Democrats that they are ripe ...

World Leading Fortis shareholder against Munjal-Burman's offer, cites low valuation
Author: 0 Leading Fortis shareholder against Munjal-Burman's offer, cites low valuation

In March, Fortis Healthcare had entered into an "implementation agreement" with Manipal Health Enterprise-TPG Capital. "Shareholders will be disappointed with the choice as this is just a financial infusion and doesn't change the character of Fortis Healthcare", said Shriram Subramanian, founder of proxy advisory firm InGovern Research Services Pvt.

World Here are the four pillars of Trump's new drug price policy
Author: 0 Here are the four pillars of Trump's new drug price policy

While details of the speech have been closely held, it is anticipated that it will discuss a "comprehensive strategy" for combating the rising cost of prescription drugs and build on two previous actions which focused on drug pricing. In a speech last week, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb proposed re-examining a safe harbor in anti-kickback laws for rebates drugmakers negotiate with insurers and pharmacy-benefit managers.

World High heat ahead for Mother's Day weekend
Author: 0 High heat ahead for Mother's Day weekend

Because of the muggy air, morning lows will likely hover in the upper 60s each day instead of the mid-50s that are more typical for this time of year. Monday looks to be the warmest day with afternoon highs in the upper 80's. Next week's temperatures will be back to the 70s and 80s and there's a slight chance of storms or showers for Wednesday and Thursday.

World Chinese vice premier invited to visit U.S. for further trade talks
Author: 0 Chinese vice premier invited to visit U.S. for further trade talks

President Donald Trump has called on Beijing to cut its annual trade surplus with the U.S.by $200 billion by the end of 2020 and refrain from retaliation against proposed USA tariffs. China's top economic official, Vice Premier Liu He, is scheduled to visit Washington next week to resume negotiations sparked by the Trump administration's threat to impose tariffs on up to $150 billion of Chinese imports.