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IShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) Rises 0.25% for May 13
- May 14, 2018

Some analysts believe that the ADX is one of the best trend strength indicators available. The Williams Percent Range or Williams %R is a technical indicator that was created to measure overbought and oversold market conditions. Moving averages have the ability to be used as a powerful indicator for technical stock analysis. Using a bigger time frame to assess the moving average such as the 200-day, may help block out the noise and chaos that is often caused by daily price fluctuations. (more...)
Former Labour cabinet minister Tessa Jowell dies aged 70 Former Labour cabinet minister Tessa Jowell dies aged 70
- May 14, 2018

In the process, he said, "she gave hope and opportunity to hundreds of thousands of children". Jowell, who was diagnosed with a brain tumor a year ago, remained a member of the House of Lords and used the platform to call for improved information-sharing and better access to medical care. (more...)
Palestinian teen wounded in Gaza clashes dies: Ministry Palestinian teen wounded in Gaza clashes dies: Ministry
- May 14, 2018

Israelis basked in national pride and pro-American fervour on Sunday as tens of thousands participated in a Jerusalem march, a day ahead of the controversial U.S. The move infuriated the Palestinians, who claim Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem as their capital. Both the embassy move and the protests have symbolic timing. (more...)
Iran minister on diplomatic tour to save nuclear deal Iran minister on diplomatic tour to save nuclear deal
- May 14, 2018

Trump also said he would reinstate USA nuclear sanctions on Iran and impose "the highest level" of economic bans on the Islamic Republic . China offered to hold strategic talks with Iran but did not disclose whether Beijing might scale back imports in light of renewed USA sanctions. (more...)
Many killed as storm, rain hit UP, AP, West Bengal, Delhi-NCR Many killed as storm, rain hit UP, AP, West Bengal, Delhi-NCR
- May 14, 2018

The two deceased included a woman from Pandav Nagar and a youth from Jaitpur area, the lady reportedly died after a tree branch fell on her whereas a person in Jaitpur was hit by a cement sheet that fell on him. At several places in north India including Delhi, high-velocity winds uprooted trees and affected road, rail and air services. Operations at the Delhi airport came to a halt due to the dust storm. (more...)
Oklahoma's Republican Governor Just Dealt an Unexpected Blow to the NRA Oklahoma's Republican Governor Just Dealt an Unexpected Blow to the NRA
- May 14, 2018

About a dozen states have "constitutional carry" laws in place. More than two-thirds of Americans (68 percent) claimed in a September 2017 survey that placement agencies which receive taxpayer dollars should not be permitted to turn away LGBTQ couples if they cite faith-based objections. (more...)
Lawyer of two Schneiderman accusers asked Trump's fixer Michael Cohen for help Lawyer of two Schneiderman accusers asked Trump's fixer Michael Cohen for help
- May 14, 2018

The attorney submitted the letter to a judge overseeing the handling of files and records seized last month by the Federal Bureau of Investigation from Cohen's home and office. "'Unfortunately, I had to advise this woman against reporting the incident to the Manhattan District Attorney Office" due to what he said was it past experience ignoring 'political corruption'. (more...)
Russian bombers intercepted off Alaska: NORAD Russian bombers intercepted off Alaska: NORAD
- May 14, 2018

The F-22s monitored the Russian plane till the bombers left the ADIZ alongside the Aleutian Islands, heading west. A pair of US fighter jets intercepted two TU-95 bombers, similar to the one pictured here, Friday morning off the Alaskan coast. (more...)
Two British tourists kidnapped in Democratic Republic of Congo Two British tourists kidnapped in Democratic Republic of Congo
- May 14, 2018

The UK's top diplomat Boris Johnson declined to offer any further details, but paid tribute to the Congolese authorities "for their tireless help during this awful case". Eight eco-guards at Virunga Park have died in the line of duty since the beginning of the year, the park management said. One of the most important conservation sites in the world, Virunga Park covers 7,800 square kilometres (3,000 miles) along a swathe of eastern DR Congo abutting the border with Uganda and Rwanda. (more...)
At least six dead as blasts, gunfire rock Afghan city At least six dead as blasts, gunfire rock Afghan city
- May 14, 2018

The provincial governor's spokesman also added that the security forces managed to rescue at least forty two people, including civilians and government workers. April saw a series of attacks across the country targeting voter registration centers as the country gears up for long-delayed legislative elections due in October. (more...)
Australian police find 7 dead with gunshot wounds Australian police find 7 dead with gunshot wounds
- May 14, 2018

A family of seven were found dead with gunshot wounds Friday at a rural property in Margaret River . They all resided at the property, he said. Confirming suggestions of a murder-suicide, Dawson added: "I wish to strongly emphasise that police do not believe any other person is involved in these crimes". (more...)
United States diplomat involved in hit-and-run case barred from leaving Pakistan United States diplomat involved in hit-and-run case barred from leaving Pakistan
- May 14, 2018

Earlier on Friday, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) had ruled that US Defence and Air Attaché Colonel Emanual Joseph does not have absolute immunity. A United States military aircraft flown in to bring home Col. The issue has further strained the ties between Pakistan and the United States which are already at odds over the issue of providing safe havens to the Taliban and the Haqqani network terror groups in Afghanistan . (more...)
Fans go insane as Hamburg suffer first Bundesliga relegation Fans go insane as Hamburg suffer first Bundesliga relegation
- May 13, 2018

Hamburg will join Cologne in the second division next season, while Wolfsburg go into a relegation playoff. Once the fact was established that they are going down, angry fans started throwing flares onto the pitch, which inturrped play for over 15 minutes during stoppage time. (more...)
Are better China-Japan relations on the horizon? Are better China-Japan relations on the horizon?
- May 13, 2018

For his part, Abe hailed Li's remarks at their meeting on Wednesday that bilateral relations are setting sail again and will sail further. Tase Yasuhiro, political analyst and columnist with leading business publication Nikkei, said, "I think the Chinese premier's visit here was very fruitful". (more...)
Man City boss Guardiola desperate to keep Aguero from Atletico Madrid return Man City boss Guardiola desperate to keep Aguero from Atletico Madrid return
- May 13, 2018

The Blues can break a couple more records with a win and also reach the incredible 100 point landmark, which should motivate them to beat Mark Hughes' side on the last day of the season. "Maybe he didn't play as much as we wanted but he's been an incredible part of the team". Although Agüero still has a contract with Manchester City until 2020, his role with Guardiola has been decreasing and he now is not the main attacker. (more...)
First Chinese-built aircraft carrier takes to the waves for trials First Chinese-built aircraft carrier takes to the waves for trials
- May 13, 2018

Construction of the unnamed carrier was completed in April past year. The news of the carrier's first trip away from port comes on the heels of another significant accomplishment of China's military modernization program; the successful flight tests of China's J-20 stealth fighter jets, reported on Thursday May, 10. (more...)
Karnataka election 2018 : Siddaramaiah says exit polls are just for entertainment Karnataka election 2018 : Siddaramaiah says exit polls are just for entertainment
- May 13, 2018

First-time voters get free dosas In a bid to encourage firsttime voters, an eatery gave away free dosas to those who voted in the Karnataka assembly election on Saturday. According to Republic TV-Jan Ki Baat, BJP will win 95-114 seats, Congress 73-82 seats, JD (S) will win 32-43 seats while 2-3 seats will be bagged by others. (more...)
Mackenzie Dern Runs Through Amanda Cooper In Grudge Match Mackenzie Dern Runs Through Amanda Cooper In Grudge Match
- May 13, 2018

Mackenzie Dern was fined 30% of her fight purse for her botched weight cut, 20% of which will go to her opponent Amanda Cooper . Dern's father, Wellington Dias, is a well-known Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner and a native of Brazil, so Saturday's fight will be a homecoming of sorts for Dern. (more...)
Israel to deport human rights official over BDS activities Israel to deport human rights official over BDS activities
- May 13, 2018

Israel's current government - a coalition of right-wing and far-right nationalist parties - has been accused of putting pressure on both worldwide and local rights organisations. Human Rights Watch said the Israeli authorities had revoked Omar Shakir's work permit on the basis of his alleged support for boycotts of Israel and gave him 14 days to leave the country. (more...)
Which Winning Act From Yesterday's Eurovision Semi Final Is Your Favourite? Which Winning Act From Yesterday's Eurovision Semi Final Is Your Favourite?
- May 13, 2018

Singer-songwriter SuRie is representing the United Kingdom this year with the song Storm. Answering questions from the attending media, Gert Kark confirmed that "we'll continue the online voting implemented in the last Junior Eurovision , and we have also worked in improving the platform in the last few months". (more...)
Paris stabbing leaves 1 dead, 4 injured; suspect fatally shot by police Paris stabbing leaves 1 dead, 4 injured; suspect fatally shot by police
- May 13, 2018

The 21-year-old's father and mother are being held for questioning by police, a judicial source said. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack on Saturday in a post via its Amaq News Agency, but provided no proof of its involvement. The second district is home to Paris's opera and landmark retail stores. The identity of the attacker man was not yet known, officials said early on Sunday. (more...)
Christian leaders tell congregation 'not to fear — Surabaya bombings Christian leaders tell congregation 'not to fear — Surabaya bombings
- May 13, 2018

No one has yet claimed responsibility. Meanwhile, according to Wawan Purwanto, communication director at the Indonesia's Intelligence Agency, the recent wave of suicide bombings had been carriet out by Daesh-inspired terror group Jemaah Ansharut Daulau, Reuters reported. (more...)
Coppa Italia final match report Juventus v AC Milan 09 May 2018 Coppa Italia final match report Juventus v AC Milan 09 May 2018
- May 13, 2018

Milan lost the Italian Cup final to Juventus in 2016, but beat the Turin side for the Italian Super Cup in Doha later that year. Gattuso told Rai Sport: "At this moment Donnarumma is the Milan goalkeeper, the rest is down to the club". (more...)
Trump issues Hawaii disaster declaration after Kilauea volcano eruption Trump issues Hawaii disaster declaration after Kilauea volcano eruption
- May 13, 2018

Experts feared that Kilauea could send ash and boulders from the its summit crater, which has not been seen for almost a century. Geologists said Kilauea may be entering a new phase of explosive eruptions not seen in almost a century that could hurl "ballistic blocks" weighing up to 12 tons for half a mile (800 meters), and rain pebble-sized fragments for another mile or two (1.8 to 3.2 km). (more...)
California high school student detained after wounding classmate California high school student detained after wounding classmate
- May 12, 2018

A 14-year-old used a rifle to shoot a classmate in the arm Friday at their high school in California and dumped the gun in the desert before he was caught in a shopping center, authorities said. Nearby schools were also put on lockdown, the news channel said. Sheriff's officials confirmed that deputies were investigating the incident. Deputy Charles Moore says there is no confirmation of an actual person with a gun or any shooting. (more...)

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