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Blue Jays activate 3B Donaldson from DL Blue Jays activate 3B Donaldson from DL
- May 05, 2018

Josh Donaldson will rejoin the team in Cleveland on Thursday and is "likely to be activated" for the Blue Jays' doubleheader against the Indians after missing almost three weeks to a shoulder injury, the team announced Wednesday. Goody returned for the seventh but after throwing a pitch and allowing a leadoff single to Kevin Pillar, he left with an arm injury. While Toronto improved to 4-0 in extras, Cleveland fell to 0-4. (more...)
District superintendent in NJ busted for defecating on school grounds District superintendent in NJ busted for defecating on school grounds
- May 05, 2018

The statement added that state law means leave without pay can only be granted in cases of "indictments or tenure charges". "The SRO, along with school staff, monitored the area and was able to identify a subject responsible for the acts", according to the post. (more...)
Two men arrested over murder of Liga Skromane in India Two men arrested over murder of Liga Skromane in India
- May 05, 2018

Skromane was hoping to be treated at one of the region's popular ayurvedic "healing rejuvenation" centers, reports NDTV . "When she resisted them physically, they strangulated her and hanged the lady using creepers". Police also said since the body was in a decomposed state, it was hard to get forensic evidence. "They gave her the substance and started sexually assaulting her", Kerala Police Chief Loknath Behera said during a press conference. (more...)
Judge Accuses Mueller Team of Prosecuting Manafort to Get Info on Trump Judge Accuses Mueller Team of Prosecuting Manafort to Get Info on Trump
- May 05, 2018

Ellis also said that he thought that what Manafort was being accused of was beyond the scope of Mueller's legal authority. Ellis withheld ruling on the motion and will issue a written ruling at a later date. While much of the document was redacted, Rosenstein authorized Mueller to investigate at least two threads related to Manafort: allegations that he colluded with Russian officials during the campaign, and allegations that he committed crimes "arising out of payments he received from the ... (more...)
Iowa governor says she'll sign 6-week abortion ban into law Iowa governor says she'll sign 6-week abortion ban into law
- May 05, 2018

Sixteen states have enacted pain-capable laws prohibiting abortions at 20 weeks after fertilization based on evidence unborn children can feel pain at that point, and only one has been struck down in court, according to NRLC. Wade, the landmark 1973 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that established women have a right to terminate pregnancies until a fetus is viable. The bill would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, which is around six weeks of pregnancy. (more...)
Man Tries to Snap Selfie with Bear, Gets Mauled to Death Man Tries to Snap Selfie with Bear, Gets Mauled to Death
- May 05, 2018

A reckless man was mauled to death in Odisha's Nabarangpur district after his bid to get a selfie with a wounded bear went wrong. The bear attacked quickly as Prabhu approached it, apparently catching the man by surprise. Last year, the dating app Tinder had to ban the use of selfies with a live tiger, which had become popular. Nabarangpur: The ailing sloth bear which had mauled a Bolero driver to death in Kujaguda village under Kodinga Forest Range in the district yesterday, died ... (more...)
North Korea went on a single time with South Korea North Korea went on a single time with South Korea
- May 05, 2018

Trump also said that he was not considering reducing the U.S. military's presence in South Korea as part of the negotiations. Asian stocks climbed almost 4 percent on Monday on renewed hopes the US automaker industry would be rescued, strengthening willingness to take risks and knocking the USA dollar to a two-month low against the euro. (more...)
Trump says he'd 'love to' speak to Mueller in Russian Federation probe Trump says he'd 'love to' speak to Mueller in Russian Federation probe
- May 05, 2018

He knows this is a witch hunt. Of the president's son-in-law, who has spoken with Mueller's team, Giuliani said, "Jared is a fine man, but men are ... Watch a clip of the president's comments above via CNN. "He's on TV. It's all about the midterms and getting the base fired up". Giuliani compared FBI investigators who raided the home and office of Trump attorney Michael Cohen to Nazi storm troopers. (more...)
Severe thunderstorm warning posted for Toledo, environs Severe thunderstorm warning posted for Toledo, environs
- May 05, 2018

A wind advisory is in effect until 6 p.m., with peak winds through 4 p.m., for Allen County and counties north of Fort Wayne in northeast in and northwest OH, the National Weather Service said today . The National Weather Service office in White Lake, Mich., posted the warning for Monroe, Lenawee, and neighboring counties to the north shortly after 10 a.m. (more...)
Local Elections 2018: Labour boosts majority on Redbridge Council Local Elections 2018: Labour boosts majority on Redbridge Council
- May 05, 2018

Take Haringey, where a whole swathe of Labour councillors backed an outrageous plan to transfer a vast quantity of public assets, including a number of major social housing developments, into the ownership of a private development company co-owned by trade union blacklisters LendLease. (more...)
Hizbul commander Sameer Tiger dead Hizbul commander Sameer Tiger dead
- May 04, 2018

Authorities in the late Monday evening made a decision to impose restrictions in Srinagar areas to thwart any possible protest against the civilian killing. Thousands of mourners squeezed into the courtyard of the Jamia Masjid at Arihal village of Pulwama where the funeral prayers were offered. Among other pro freedom leaders detained outside their residences include G A Gulzar Chairman Tehreek-e-Insaaf and Mohd Ashraf Laya. (more...)
Netanyahu accuses Palestinian president of antisemitism Netanyahu accuses Palestinian president of antisemitism
- May 04, 2018

The 23 Palestinian National Council (PNC) resumed on Thursday its fourth day of deliberations and discussions with a focus on holding elections for the 18-person Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and the 100-person Palestinian Central Council, the second decision-making body after the PNC. (more...)
United Nations chief warns against scrapping Iran nuke deal United Nations chief warns against scrapping Iran nuke deal
- May 04, 2018

Since French President Emmanuel Macron's three-day visit to Washington in April, he and his European colleagues have been leaning toward amending the accord to align with Trump's wishes: nuclear inspections in Iran for an indefinite time frame, rather than until the now agreed 2025. (more...)
Dozens of Waco residents participate in National Day of Prayer Dozens of Waco residents participate in National Day of Prayer
- May 04, 2018

Bottom line: At a ceremony celebrating the National Day of Prayer , Trump announced a new "faith-based" initiative that will ignore the separation of church and state in order to make sure that conservative Christians receive taxpayer money. (more...)
Atletico, Arsenal try to save their seasons in Europa League Atletico, Arsenal try to save their seasons in Europa League
- May 04, 2018

The game opened up after the break but Arsenal were unable to carve out a meaningful chance against the well organised Atletico defence. Spanish striker Diego Costa fired a game winning shot on his striking partner Antoine Griezmann's pass just before the first half ended. (more...)
US, China begin talks to resolve trade row US, China begin talks to resolve trade row
- May 04, 2018

Both teams are expected to address aspects such as bulging U.S. trade deficit to China , which Washington figures at 375.2 billion, 000. Senior Chinese officials and their advisers spoke about economic policy at a three-day Tsinghua University seminar that ended on Monday. (more...)
2.5M North Carolinians impacted by Facebook data breach, officials say 2.5M North Carolinians impacted by Facebook data breach, officials say
- May 04, 2018

Commenting on the closure, the company said in a statement: "While this decision was extremely painful for Cambridge Analytica's leaders, they recognize that it is all the more hard for the company's dedicated employees who learned today that they likely would be losing their jobs as a result of the damage caused to the business by the unfairly negative media coverage". (more...)
Lava outbreak triggers evacuations in Hawaii amid fears of imminent eruption Lava outbreak triggers evacuations in Hawaii amid fears of imminent eruption
- May 04, 2018

It's an uneasy time for about 10,000 residents in the lower Puna area, as they wonder what Kilauea Volcano will do in the days ahead. The series of earthquakes came after a collapse of a crater floor of Puʻu ʻŌʻō, which is a volcanic cone in the eastern rift zone of the Kīlauea Volcano. (more...)
British interior minister Rudd resigns after immigration scandal British interior minister Rudd resigns after immigration scandal
- May 04, 2018

Mr Javid vowed to make sure people caught up in the Windrush fiasco are treated with "decency and fairness" as he arrived at the Home Office to take up his new job. It follows the resignations of former defence secretary Sir Michael Fallon, Priti Patel as worldwide development secretary, Damian Green as first minister and James Brokenshire, who left his role as Northern Ireland secretary on health grounds. (more...)
Pompeo, Haley mark World Press Freedom Day Pompeo, Haley mark World Press Freedom Day
- May 04, 2018

Alhaji Mohammed, however, restated the commitment of the present administration to press freedom in the country, saying the administration would continue to ensure that journalists are able to carry out their duties unfettered. Transgender people have "an issue with mental illness" Trump approval rating drops to 39 percent: poll Iran accuses U.S. of presenting fabricated evidence of Houthi missiles MORE echoed the sentiment in a statement shared on Twitter, saying "a free country can not ... (more...)
Military cargo plane crashes in Georgia, killing 5 Military cargo plane crashes in Georgia, killing 5
- May 04, 2018

Belonging to the 156th Air Wing, it was used to rescue US citizens stranded in the British Virgin Islands following Hurricane Irma and ferry supplies to the USA territory of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria previous year. "The ground shook like a bomb was going off", Denver Goodwin, who works down the street from the crash, said. "It was absolutely disgusting". "I wasn't that far from it and I could have just kept going and it would have been me and we wouldn't be talking right now", Jones ... (more...)
India dust storm kills at least 125 India dust storm kills at least 125
- May 04, 2018

Media reports said more than 20 people were found dead in the village of Kheragarh southwest of Agra. However, officials maintained that the death toll is not likely to increase further in all 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh . Rajasthan followed next with 33 deaths and injuries to around 100 people. The worst period lasted about 45 minutes, according to reports from Dholpur in Rajasthan . (more...)
Iran 'Stands Firm' Against Nuclear Deal Renegotiation, Says Foreign Minister Iran 'Stands Firm' Against Nuclear Deal Renegotiation, Says Foreign Minister
- May 04, 2018

As the deadline looms for Trump to sign the waiver for the JCPOA, which caps Iran's nuclear enrichment capability in exchange for economic sanctions relief, Tehran is still warning the United States against pulling out. "This appeasement entails promises of a new deal that would include matters we all chose to exclude at the outset of our negotiations, including Iran's defensive capabilities and regional influence ". (more...)
Iowa passes 'most restrictive' abortion law in US Iowa passes 'most restrictive' abortion law in US
- May 03, 2018

Reynolds, a Republican, hasn't indicated whether she'll sign, the Hill reports . The Iowa legislature [official website] on Wednesday approved a measure [materials] to ban abortions once a heartbeat is detected, or as early as six weeks of gestation. (more...)
Explosion, fire reported at CT home amid barricade situation Explosion, fire reported at CT home amid barricade situation
- May 03, 2018

Police in CT say up to eight officers were injured when a barn exploded behind a house where police were negotiating with a man who had taken his wife hostage. Additional police rushed to the scene as the fire raged, and sounds of smaller explosions also were heard. Police told reporters the road was closed due to an ongoing situation but did not release more details. (more...)

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