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4 teens arrested after killing of Baltimore County police officer 4 teens arrested after killing of Baltimore County police officer
- May 24, 2018

Hogan's tweet said. Tony said that he'd just entered his home when one of his sons screamed, "Dad, Dad, a cop just got run over out front!" "She bravely made the ultimate sacrifice for the safety and security of our citizens, and we all owe her a debt of gratitude for her selfless service", he said. (more...)
Comcast Is Prepping 'Superior' All-Cash Offer for Fox Assets Comcast Is Prepping 'Superior' All-Cash Offer for Fox Assets
- May 24, 2018

The bidding war is over Fox assets - not including Fox News Channel or Fox Business Network - that Disney in December said it would purchase for United States dollars 52.4 billion. Comcast won approval on Monday from the United Kingdom government to move ahead with its offer for Sky. Comcast Corp . has announced possible plans to acquire 21st Century Fox . (more...)
Houston Rockets: Best Twitter reactions and memes after Game 4 Houston Rockets: Best Twitter reactions and memes after Game 4
- May 24, 2018

It looked ominous for the Rockets when the Warriors raced into a 12-0 lead and they trailed by the same margin in the early stages of the final quarter before fighting back to edge it. It's not often that the Rockets win games with their defensive prowess. "We put the pressure on him to make him drive a little bit. They won 65 games for a reason". (more...)
Iran's Zarif calls Pompeo's comments 'untrue,' based on 'old illusions' Iran's Zarif calls Pompeo's comments 'untrue,' based on 'old illusions'
- May 24, 2018

His comments come in response to a press conference on Monday in which US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo threatened Iran with "the strongest sanctions in history ". "Pompeo's remarks (against Iran) signify bankruptcy of the United States", Zarif told reporters on the sidelines of a cabinet session on Wednesday. (more...)
Texas School Shooter's Lawyer Looking Into Bullying Charges Texas School Shooter's Lawyer Looking Into Bullying Charges
- May 24, 2018

Before the shooting at Santa Fe High School, Texas Democrats had filed about 15 bills related to gun violence, nearly all of which died when the legislative session ended past year. In a speech to the NRA convention in Dallas, Abbott said, "The problem is not guns". And it has come not from the top, but from grass-roots campaigns often driven by women - the infuriated-mom equivalent of #MeToo that has joined with older organizations like The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and Michael ... (more...)
Jared Kushner finally gets permanent security clearance Jared Kushner finally gets permanent security clearance
- May 24, 2018

Jared Kushner , who is leading a White House effort to jump-start peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians, has been granted security clearance after operating for months without it, USA media outlets reported on Wednesday. Lowell said that Kushner answered all questions that were asked. His financial situation has since improved markedly. "SCI" stands for Sensitive Compartmented Information, the highest clearance level available in federal government service. (more...)
Claudio Ranieri: Emery could have very good success in Arsenal Claudio Ranieri: Emery could have very good success in Arsenal
- May 23, 2018

A 68-year-old Arsene Wenger has been heading Arsenal since 1996. "I'm honoured to be here", Emery told journalists. Ivan Gazidis, the chief executive, has overhauled the club, with Raul Sanllehi and Sven Mislintat having been given overall responsibility for transfers. (more...)
Ariana Grande sends love to Manchester one year after attack Ariana Grande sends love to Manchester one year after attack
- May 23, 2018

Britain's interior minister, Home Secretary Sajid Javid, said: "Today my thoughts are with the victims and their families as we honor their memories one year on from that awful day in Manchester". The 30-minute singalong in Albert Square featured... A choir sang "Amazing Grace" and "Somewhere Over the Rainbow", and Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Sikh, Muslim and humanist leaders all addressed the congregation. (more...)
Mark Zuckerberg Extends Facebook Apology Tour With European Gig Mark Zuckerberg Extends Facebook Apology Tour With European Gig
- May 23, 2018

Similar to the EU parliamentary hearing, the US congressional hearings were meant to look into Facebook's response to the Cambridge Analytica scandal , which involved an academic obtaining and selling Facebook user data to a political consulting firm, and the company's repeated privacy blunders that forced its executives to repeatedly apologize and pledge to do better. (more...)
Foreign media arrive for North Korea nuclear test site closing Foreign media arrive for North Korea nuclear test site closing
- May 23, 2018

Journalists from four countries - China, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States - arrived in Wonsan on a direct chartered flight after departing from the Beijing Capital International Airport on North Korean flag carrier Air Koryo around 9:45 a.m. (more...)
White House: US Intel Community to brief Republicans on Russiagate White House: US Intel Community to brief Republicans on Russiagate
- May 23, 2018

There are still crucial unanswered questions in the investigation, and it's not clear when Mueller's work will conclude (though the White House often expresses hope that it will be soon). Trump made the demand amid days of public venting about the special counsel investigation, which he has deemed a "witch hunt" that he says has yielded no evidence of collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation. (more...)
IPL 2018 qualifier: CSK need 140 runs to beat SRH, reach final IPL 2018 qualifier: CSK need 140 runs to beat SRH, reach final
- May 23, 2018

In-form Afghan spinner Rashid Khan (2-11) deceived Dhoni (nine) with a googly and dismissed Dwayne Bravo for seven to further peg back Chennai . Du Plessis waged a lone battle as wickets fell in a heap at the other end with Sandeep Sharma getting rid of Ravindra Jadeja and Deepak Chahar . (more...)
Colorado Catholics react to Pope's LGBTQ remarks Colorado Catholics react to Pope's LGBTQ remarks
- May 23, 2018

Celebrating Mass May 20 in St. Peter's Basilica, the Pope said the Bible, especially the Acts of the Apostles, makes it clear that the Holy Spirit brings a real power to change to individuals and the church. He had been criticised in Chile for his decision to ordain a bishop who is accused of covering up sexual abuse committed by a priest. His pastoral tone, however, doesn't undermine his staunch opposition to promoting or endorsing such "tendencies", as he told reporters flying with him ... (more...)
Trump will ask justice department to look into campaign surveillance Trump will ask justice department to look into campaign surveillance
- May 23, 2018

The deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein said action would be taken if any infiltration was found. The inspector general is being asked to determine "whether there was any impropriety or political motivation " on the part of United States agents who conducted counter-intelligence operations of "persons suspected of involvement with the Russian agents who interfered in the 2016 presidential election". (more...)
Students lay flowers at Santa Fe memorial as witnesses recall massacre Students lay flowers at Santa Fe memorial as witnesses recall massacre
- May 23, 2018

Abbott said the focus of Wednesday's meeting would be "gun regulations, mental health solutions and underlying causes of gun violence", and Thursday would be centered around addressing "those who have been harmed by these crimes". All schools in Santa Fe will be closed today and tomorrow, officials said. He said he had asked police to allow him to go into the school during the standoff so his son could kill him instead of students. (more...)
Putin tells Assad 'all foreign troops' will leave Syria Putin tells Assad 'all foreign troops' will leave Syria
- May 23, 2018

Syrian state TV broadcast footage of tanks rolling through a shattered neighborhood once held by rebels, as government troops waved the national flag. Tension has been running high along the Syrian border amid Israeli accusations the Iran and Shia Hezbollah group have been building up a military presence in war-torn Syria. (more...)
Syrian regime declares Damascus fully secure Syrian regime declares Damascus fully secure
- May 23, 2018

The TV quoted an unnamed military official as saying a truce had been in place to evacuate women, children and elderly on Sunday night from Damascus' southern neighborhood of Hajar al-Aswad. Mr Al Assad has already ousted tens of thousands of rebels and civilians from areas around Damascus this year through military force and negotiated withdrawals, including the rebel bastion of Eastern Ghouta. (more...)
Who won 'American Idol'? Winner revealed during 2-hour music-filled finale Who won 'American Idol'? Winner revealed during 2-hour music-filled finale
- May 23, 2018

Hutchinson revealed the news on the final night of the 2018 reboot season of the classic reality music competition show, which debuted on ABC-TV this season after a decade and a half on Fox. After they announced their secret romance on the "American Idol" finale, May 21, Katy revealed she's all for it in this exciting, new interview! Caleb noted that their romance started on January 21, the day they met during Hollywood Week. (more...)
Warriors looking forward after blowout Game 3 win vs. Rockets Warriors looking forward after blowout Game 3 win vs. Rockets
- May 23, 2018

The Golden State Warriors have listed Andre Iguodala as doubtful for Tuesday's Game 4 against the Houston Rockets . The Warriors point guard finally announced his arrival in the finals with a 35-point game to help his team take a 2-1 lead in the best of seven series . (more...)
Chilean bishops resign en masse after Scicluna report into sex abuse cover-up Chilean bishops resign en masse after Scicluna report into sex abuse cover-up
- May 18, 2018

Thirty-four Chilean bishops announced their resignation Friday over a child sex abuse scandal within the Church in Chile after three days of intense meetings with Pope Francis at the Vatican. Francis further enraged Chileans and drew sharp rebuke from his top abuse adviser when, during a January trip to Chile , he said the accusations against Barros were "calumny" and said he was "certain" he was innocent. (more...)
Cambridge Analytica Files for Voluntary Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Cambridge Analytica Files for Voluntary Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
- May 18, 2018

The UK-based political consulting firm had already said it would cease operations and wind down in its home country and the Chapter 7 petition in NY will address issues raised by USA creditors. Cambridge Analytica faces lawsuits in the USA over the Facebook data collection. Facebook has accused Cambridge Analytica of misappropriating its user data by violating terms of the data agreement with Kogan, the academic researcher. (more...)
Indian top court orders floor test in Karnataka Assembly on Saturday Indian top court orders floor test in Karnataka Assembly on Saturday
- May 18, 2018

Yeddyurappa , who was sworn in as the chief minister of Karnataka yesterday, told the bench that being the single largest party the BJP was the "mandate of people" of the state who have thrown out the Congress . The allegation that the entire episode was "pre-planned" stuck to the BJP since Yeddyurappa had been proclaiming for the past few days that he would take oath on May 17 since it was his lucky day. (more...)
Sensex flat with positive bias; Nifty above 10756 Sensex flat with positive bias; Nifty above 10756
- May 18, 2018

However, interventions from RBI may curb steep fall in rupee and are likely to give support to the market", said Vinod Nair, Head of Research, Geojit Financial Services. On the other hand, reality jumped by 2.06 per cent, FMCG 1.81 per cent, media 0.56 per cent and IT 0.15 per cent. Broader markets too showed a similar trend as investors cut down their bets, with the small-cap index falling 1.62 per cent and mid-caps losing 1.47 per cent. (more...)
We'll 'leave the customs union, and that's final' We'll 'leave the customs union, and that's final'
- May 18, 2018

She said these were that Britain should have its own trade policy with the rest of the world, should have frictionless trade with the European Union and that there be no "hard border" with Ireland . He added: "It remains the Northern Ireland secretary's view that a majority of people in Northern Ireland continue to support the current political settlement, and that the circumstances requiring a border poll are not satisfied". (more...)
Yanni and Laurel Halo Weigh In on Ongoing Yanni and Laurel Halo Weigh In on Ongoing "Yanny or Laurel?" Debate
- May 18, 2018

But at 1:28 p.m., the Air Force tweeted again that it had removed the tweet with an apology. The Air Force issued an apology Thursday for a tweet that linked a bloody Taliban attack in Afghanistan with a viral Internet meme that mushroomed in the past few days under the hashtag #YannyLaurel. (more...)

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