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Mom kills gunman who tries to rob kids at school Mom kills gunman who tries to rob kids at school
- May 16, 2018

A would-be robber in Brazil picked the wrong target in Sao Paulo. Sastre is seen on the CCTV footage from May 12 drawing her own pistol and firing multiple shots, dropping the man to the pavement. At the time of the incident, her kids and the other mothers were all she could think about. In dramatic scenes outside a school in Sao Paulo an armed robber's attempt to hold up mothers outside a school backfired lethally when a fearless off-duty cop emerged from the frightened crowd and gunned ... (more...)
Soros Foundations To Leave Hungary After Anti-Semitic Campaign Soros Foundations To Leave Hungary After Anti-Semitic Campaign
- May 16, 2018

Open Society Foundations will move its worldwide operations in Budapest to Berlin in Germany, according to a press release Tuesday. Previously, the Hungarian Prime Minister said that Soros behind mass migration to European countries of North Africa and the Middle East. (more...)
Death Of Keeven Robinson, Black Louisiana Man In Police Custody, Ruled Homicide Death Of Keeven Robinson, Black Louisiana Man In Police Custody, Ruled Homicide
- May 16, 2018

Robinson was being investigated by narcotics detectives early Thursday, said Lt. Jason Rivarde, spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. 'There's no doubt [the deputies] used force, ' Lopinto said. He also noted police are "not trained" to use the chokehold on suspects, but aren't "forbidden from doing that". When Sheriff Joseph Lopinto was asked if his department has a policy on choke holds, he dodged the question by saying the officer were fighting for their lives, "From a ... (more...)
South Korean military says North Korea preparing nuke site closure South Korean military says North Korea preparing nuke site closure
- May 16, 2018

The site has been used for each of North Korea's six underground nuclear test explosions. The site is where 5 of the past 6 nuclear tests were conducted. The North's announcement comes days after Washington announced that the historic summit between Kim and Trump will be held June 12 in Singapore. But after the games, the drills went ahead as normal, though were smaller in scale than in previous years, and resulted in little complaint from North Korea. (more...)
Sichuan Airlines under investigation after pilot sucked halfway out through shattered window Sichuan Airlines under investigation after pilot sucked halfway out through shattered window
- May 16, 2018

When he looked up, he saw his co-pilots windshield was shattered and that the co-pilot himself was on the verge of being blasted out of the aircraft, only able to pull himself back in because he was wearing a seatbelt. Most of the equipment malfunctioned. and I couldn't hear the radio. But in mid-April, a female passenger died after being partially sucked out of a Southwest Airlines flight in the USA when one of the aircraft's engines exploded. (more...)
Primary election day in Nebraska Primary election day in Nebraska
- May 16, 2018

To view the ballot for the June 12 primary election, visit the Voter Registration website at www.albemarle.org/vote and click on "Current Ballot". - The biggest offices are up for grabs - including governor, superintendent of public instruction, US representative, lieutenant governor, and every seat in the Idaho Legislature. (more...)
Trump and Xi Move To Resolve Shutdown of ZTE Corp Trump and Xi Move To Resolve Shutdown of ZTE Corp
- May 16, 2018

Himes says he suspects the deal could be driven by the need to work with the Chinese as the US navigates upcoming negotiations with North Korea . Ross said that, while he expected Chinese officials would bring up the issue this week, "our position has been that that's an enforcement action separate from trade". (more...)
WATCH Opening Ceremony of Crimean Bridge in Russian Federation WATCH Opening Ceremony of Crimean Bridge in Russian Federation
- May 16, 2018

The Kerch Strait Bridge will open to cars and public transport on Wednesday, May 16. The ceremony will be held with the participation of Vladimir Putin . "The Russian occupying powers, which have temporarily occupied Crimea, are continuing to act outside global law", Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman told AFP in an interview. (more...)
Taliban militants storm Afghan provincial capital, clashes continue Taliban militants storm Afghan provincial capital, clashes continue
- May 16, 2018

Oryakhel said Afghan forces equipped with advanced weaponry were fighting against the militants and were not in need of reinforcement. The insurgents have tried several times to take provincial capitals in recent years, including Kunduz and Lashkar Gah, with the Afghan army deploying significant numbers of troops to hold those cities and push the militants out. (more...)
Police Week 2018 begins with vigil for fallen officers Police Week 2018 begins with vigil for fallen officers
- May 16, 2018

The number of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty decreased to 128 nationwide in 2017 from prior years, according to Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle. Additionally, in 2017 there were 46 law enforcement officers killed in line-of-duty incidents as a result of felonious acts - this is a 30 percent decrease from 2016, when 66 law enforcement officer were killed in line-of-duty incidents as a result of felonious acts. (more...)
Local scientists help analyze Hawaiian volcanic eruptions Local scientists help analyze Hawaiian volcanic eruptions
- May 15, 2018

The Big Island tourism board estimates $5 million worth of cancellations from May through July. Two more fissures opened in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 19. Kilauea began erupting on May 3. Since the eruptions began, officials have ordered the evacuations of almost 2,000 people, mostly in the Leilani Estates area, where explosions could be heard on Sunday as steam rose from cracks in the roads. (more...)
Former Senator Harry Reid Underwent Surgery for Pancreatic Cancer Former Senator Harry Reid Underwent Surgery for Pancreatic Cancer
- May 15, 2018

Reid retired from the Senate at the end of the previous Congress. McCain is in the process of battling an aggressive form of brain cancer in Arizona. Reid, 78, who was the Democratic leader in the Senate for more than a decade, is resting with his family and is in good spirits. Since leaving the Senate, Reid has spent the majority of his time in Las Vegas. (more...)
Severe storm warning for DeKalb County until 5:15 pm Severe storm warning for DeKalb County until 5:15 pm
- May 15, 2018

At about 5:45 p.m. Monday , radar images showed the storms in the Chambersburg and moving east. Sunday started with low clouds and a little bit of fog in the Foothills, National Weather Service meteorologist Russell Danielson said. Some threat may extend downstream out of the watch into northern IN/southwest MI, but no watch issuance is expected in that area at this time. The morning will start cooler in the 60s, and thunderstorms for the morning commute are likely, so grab that rain ... (more...)
Parents charged with torture after 10 children rescued from home Parents charged with torture after 10 children rescued from home
- May 15, 2018

She declined to elaborate. Fairfield police Lt. Greg Hurlbut said Monday the abuse was revealed in interviews with the children over the past six weeks. The other rooms contained a master bedroom, playroom and meditation room. She took reporters inside the home and said it was a mess because she was frantically searching for her missing son. (more...)
South Korea hails Kim Jong Un's move to dismantle nuclear test site South Korea hails Kim Jong Un's move to dismantle nuclear test site
- May 15, 2018

Pompeo spoke about what it was like to meet Kim, whom few Americans have interacted with personally. "This has been the trade-off that has been pending for 25 years", Pompeo said, without specifying any instruments such assurances would be ironclad. (more...)
Indian Oil hikes petrol, diesel prices for second straight day Indian Oil hikes petrol, diesel prices for second straight day
- May 15, 2018

During the same period, the Indian National Rupee has weakened more than 5 per cent against the U.S. dollar, resulting in crude oil import getting more expensive for oil companies. Now that Karnataka election is out of the way, OMCs might go for a sharp increase in petrol, diesel prices to make up for the losses incurred since April 24. (more...)
Romney: Pastor Who Prayed At Embassy Opening A 'Religious Bigot' Romney: Pastor Who Prayed At Embassy Opening A 'Religious Bigot'
- May 15, 2018

Romney's rebuke of Jeffress drew the attention of NBC , which described the pastor of First Baptist Church in Dallas as " controversial ". On Monday Jeffress steered clear of such language, but he offered full-throated praise of Trump. Jeffress said in a February 6, 2017, video posted on his church's website that "the truth everyone headed to hell has rejected is that Jesus Christ is the only means by which a person may be saved". (more...)
Erdogan called Israel a terrorist state Erdogan called Israel a terrorist state
- May 15, 2018

The Palestinian protests will be continued on Tuesday, too as the culmination of the "Nakba" commemoration is near. "Israel is carrying out state terror at the moment". "As it was before, Jerusalem will continue to be independent Palestine's capital", he said. U.S. President Donald Trump sparked an global outcry last December when he unilaterally recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital and vowed to relocate the U.S. (more...)
NY nanny sentenced to life in prison for killing two children NY nanny sentenced to life in prison for killing two children
- May 15, 2018

She has never shed a tear for these children. "I wish my family had told them that I did not feel well", she said through a Spanish-English interpreter. She cried and asked for forgiveness from the family of Kim. Kevin Krim , a digital media executive at CNBC, believed hiring the nanny was necessary, he testified, because he was working 12-hour days. (more...)
Mahira Khan wins at Cannes with all the grace and style Mahira Khan wins at Cannes with all the grace and style
- May 15, 2018

Sonam certainly looks drop dead gorgeous at the red carpet of Cannes . Mahira has been posting pictures from the French Riviera since her arrival and has added to her summer charm. More than her outfit or makeup, it was Verna actress' pleasing personality that floored everyone at the red carpet. The talented actress will be seen walking the red carpet today, endorsing the beauty brand L'Oréal at the global platform, . (more...)
CM Sonowal threatens to quit if Assam's interest not protected CM Sonowal threatens to quit if Assam's interest not protected
- May 15, 2018

The prime minister Narendra Modi-led BJP government's decision to bring modifications to the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 1955 to make it easier for Bangladeshi Hindus to get Indian citizenship has triggered a sharp division of opinion on linguistic lines in Assam's predominately Assamese-speaking Brahmaputra Valley and largely Bengali-speaking Barak Valley. (more...)
Fiery cleric, paramilitary leader surge at Iraq elections Fiery cleric, paramilitary leader surge at Iraq elections
- May 15, 2018

Following a trend common across the election this year, turnout has been low at around 44 percent . The Conquest Alliance, made up of ex-fighters from mainly Iran-backed paramilitary units that battled the Islamic State group, was ahead in four provinces and second in eight others. (more...)
Three families behind ISIS-inspired bombings in Indonesia's Surabaya Three families behind ISIS-inspired bombings in Indonesia's Surabaya
- May 15, 2018

Police say the family that carried out Sunday's suicide bombings had indeed returned to Indonesia from Syria, and IS claimed responsibility for those bombings in a statement carried by its Aamaq news agency. Police blamed an Islamic State-inspired network. The Pontiff said: "I am particularly close to the dear people of Indonesia, especially to the communities of Christians of the city of Surabaya, which were hit hard by the serious attack on places of worship". (more...)
MI5 head warns Europe against underestimating the Islamic State MI5 head warns Europe against underestimating the Islamic State
- May 15, 2018

In particular, Parker pointed to Russian Federation, which has been accused of attempting to poison former spy Sergei Skripal in a state-sponsored attack in Salisbury, UK, in March of this year. He says 12 plots in the United Kingdom have been thwarted since Parliament was attacked in March 2017. He later told reporters that since allied governments were first briefed on Russia's involvement in the attack by the British government, "the case, if anything, has got stronger since then". (more...)
First lady Melania Trump hospitalized for treatment of benign kidney condition First lady Melania Trump hospitalized for treatment of benign kidney condition
- May 15, 2018

Jeffrey Cadeddu, a professor of urology and radiology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. The president spoke with the first lady before the procedure and with a doctor at Walter Reed after the procedure, a White House official also told NPR. (more...)

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