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Saudi tests siren after Yemen rebels fire new missiles

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The kingdom said it hopes that the global community will adopt a firm and united stance toward Iran and its hostile and destabilizing actions against the stability of the region and its support for terrorist groups, especially Hezbollah and Houthi militias. Read More »

6 fallen Iowa police officers honored in state capital

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The Wisconsin Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony will be held at the Capitol in Madison May 11. That is what Iowa leaders and families did Friday morning in Des Moines. The most recent officer honored, Sgt. Joseph Cox, 48, a 19-year sheriff's department veteran, died February 12, 2017. Hundreds from the law enforcement community attended the ceremony along with family and friends of those who sacrificed their lives for their community. Read More »

A political party has given 'supari' to kill me: Mamata Banerjee

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Asked if it is possible for her to defeat the BJP by keeping the Congress out of a front of opposition parties, she said the Congress and the BJP should not think that only they can form the government at the Centre. Have you ever seen people flashing arms during Ramnavami? "They roped in people from Jharkhand to create unrest in Asansol and Raniganj", said the TMC chief. Read More »

Ramos Misses Penalty As Sevilla Edge Out Ronaldo-less Madrid

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Zidane's much-changed team dictated the tempo for most of the first half, with Sevilla's set-up focusing on the pace available to them on the break. Cristiano Ronaldo , Isco and Dani Carvajal all missed out through injury, Gareth Bale was suspended and Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, Keylor Navas and Marcelo were rested. Read More »

United Nations atomic watchdog says Iran complying

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The statement added that IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano had appointed "Massimo Aparo, acting director, Office for Verification in Iran , as acting deputy director general and head of the Department of Safeguards, effective immediately". Read More »

Palin Disputes That McCain Regrets 2008 Vice President Pick

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John McCain's (R-AZ) former running mate, but she was reportedly shocked to hear that's a decision the one-time presidential contender regrets . Joe Lieberman of CT, a former Democrat who supports abortion rights and sweeping rights for LGBTQ people, as his running mate, The New York Times reported . Read More »

U.S. intercepts Russian bombers off Alaska's coast

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According to CNN reports, USA military confirmed the escort in a statement, saying two Alaska-based F-22 fighters "intercepted and visually identified the Russian bombers". Hennessy stressed that the Russian bombers never entered United States airspace, adding that the Tu-95s were "intercepted and monitored by the F-22s until the bombers left the ADIZ along the Aleutian Island chain heading west". Read More »

Deepika, Kangana win hearts as they walk the red carpet at Cannes

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Here is a closer look at her shenanigans from last night. Pakistani actor Mahira Khan also joined Deepika and Kangana in Cannes on Friday as she is set to walk the red carpet in the coming days. The Race 3 actress, who is at Cannes 2018 to represent Loreal hair care, has been prepping herself for her debut. Deepika Padukone donned several outfits by various designers during her two-day visit to the Cannes Film Festival . Read More »

Columbus Nova Staffer Claims He Registered Alt-Right Websites For Personal Profit

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Columbus Nova also oversees two businesses. Avenatti's disclosures on Tuesday about the money purportedly given to Cohen's shell company, Essential Consultants , by Columbus Nova and other corporations, including some with business before the Trump administration, delivered a jolt to a news cycle as questions continue to swirl about whether the work that Cohen did on behalf of Trump complied with federal and state laws. Read More »

Israel calls on Syria's Assad to 'get rid' of Iranian forces

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi, quoted in state-run IRNA, said the attacks were a breach of the national sovereignty and territorial integrity of Syria. Israel has warned it will not tolerate its archenemy Iran establishing a military presence on its doorstep. A hard-line Iranian cleric threatened his country would retaliate if Israel "does anything foolish". Read More »

Chhagan Bhujbal visits Pawar at his residence

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Bhujbal's health and expressed gratitude for the Sena's defence of his father in party newspaper Saamna . This content is restricted to site members. Dr, the dean of KEM Hospital, had then said some of Bhujbal's medical reports were expected and that they would decide on his discharge after taking into account his response to medication. Read More »

May Cancels Brexit Cabinet, Avoids Parliament as Fight Rages On

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Dublin believes if the United Kingdom was at least on the right track, then "we could give them the encouragement to develop their ideas further", even though the customs partnership idea is indeed complex. "Following last week's sub-committee meeting, it was agreed that there are unresolved issues in relation to both models and that further work is needed". Read More »

Iran's Supreme Leader posts Instagram pic reading 'Fire and Fury'

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The letter said, "I have spent $7 trillion on you, you have to do [what I say]", according to the supreme leader. "He had maybe more than 10 lies in his comments". The Treasury imposed the sanctions on nine Iranians and companies it said were operating a corrupt currency exchange network in the United Arab Emirates with complicity from Iran's Central Bank . Read More »

Time running out for NAFTA deal

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Mexico, Canada and the United States have instructed their negotiating teams to continue talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) next week, Mexico's Economy Ministry said on Friday. He and his counterparts have been meeting in Washington since Monday to try to bridge major gaps. "We have always said that we are not going to sacrifice quality and balance. Read More »

Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria after rocket fire

Israel attacked dozens of suspected Iranian targets in Syria in overnight strikes this week that it said were in response to an Iranian rocket barrage. Several rockets were shot down by Israeli air defence system Iron dome. The Russian armed forces operate a prized warm-water naval base in the city of Tartous and have also deployed air force and military police contingents to the country. Read More »

At least 8 students, 1 teacher injured in chemical fire at school

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Fire chief Scotty Bush said the incident was an accident and that the students were gathered around as the teacher did a demonstration that involved mixing chemicals. Hendersonville Fire Department Chief Scotty Bush said in a press conference that numerous students suffered chemical burns - but the injuries vary, the Tennessean reported. Read More »

PepsiCo (PEP) Announces Earnings Results

PEP underperformed by 15.30% the S&P500. (NYSE:WBC) by 5,376 shares to 177,853 shares, valued at $25.52M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. The stock has a market capitalization of $136.34 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.63, a PEG ratio of 2.22 and a beta of 0.67. Read More »

Governor Fallin vetoes Constitutional Carry Bill

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Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Beth Green said if the legislation is enacted, police agencies would have no way to know if someone is legally carrying a gun at any given time. Gov. Mary Fallin , a conservative Republican, signed it into law Friday afternoon. A lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union against the MI law is pending in the federal courts. Read More »

NRA sues Cuomo, NY state over 'blacklisting campaign'

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The lawsuit alleges that the NRA has suffered millions of dollars in damages after Vullo and Cuomo encouraged NY banks and insurance companies to cut ties, according to Reuters . Vullo that urged insurance companies and banks doing business in NY to join the companies that have already discontinued their arrangements with the NRA. Read More »

AT&T chief says hiring Cohen was 'a big mistake'

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In a memo to employees, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said the company made a "big mistake " in hiring Cohen as a political consultant. And AT&T is scrambling to contain the fallout from being ensnared in the brewing scandal swirling around Michael Cohen and hush payment he gave to adult-film actress Stephanie Clifford, known professionally as Stormy Daniels . Read More »

Concerned auto executives to meet with Trump over fuel economy rules

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Trump also heaped criticism on the North American Free Trade Agreement, the pact now being rewritten and in which the auto industry features prominently, but gave no hints on whether a deal could be struck by a key deadline next week. "We're in favor of year-over-year fuel efficiency [increases]", he said. Mr. Trump's directive at the meeting grants a reprieve to automakers, who lobbied for a relaxation of rules aimed at cutting tailpipe emissions of carbon dioxide - a major contributor to ... Read More »

Trump approves disaster declaration for eruptions on Big Island - Hawaii News Now

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The first steam-driven explosive eruptions on Kilauea in almost a century may soon begin, dusting downwind communities with ash that is an eye and respiratory irritant, observatory scientists said. "At this time, we cannot say with certainty that explosive activity will occur, how large the explosions could be, or how long such explosive activity could continue", the observatory added. Read More »

Iran aims to buy Airbus jets before sanctions window closes

The Iranian government said it will take "whatever reciprocal measures it deems expedient" if it is not fully compensated for the US withdrawal as provided for in the accord. To be fair, the Iran orders account for a very small proportion of Boeing's delivery list. Demonstrators take aim at Donald Trump's decision as Iranian FM plans tour to negotiate with pact's other signatories . Read More »

Election over, new Malaysia PM gets down to business

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Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's king has agreed to pardon Anwar Ibrahim immediately, the country's newly installed prime minister said on Friday, paving the way for the jailed leader to return to politics and potentially become premier . Some of the opposition parties have had long-standing ideological differences with Mahathir and his former party, the UMNO. During the election campaign, Mahathir made Anwar's pardon and release a major horse battle. Read More »

Trump is returning to campaign roots with rally in Indiana

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence spoke Thursday evening to thousands of people inside the gymnasium of North Side Middle School. The city, home to manufacturing jobs and the recreational vehicle industry, was also paid a visit by President Barack Obama in 2009 when the region was suffering from unemployment rates surpassing 19 percent. Read More »

Would-be jurors in Greitens case questioned

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Defense attorney Jim Martin argued that the term is prejudicial. However, the report says Greitens directed political aides to work off the list to raise money for his campaign — even though he had signed an agreement to not disclose the charity's confidential donor information. Read More »

A look at Gov. Jerry Brown's final California budget

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The revised budget proposal predicted a surplus of $8 billion, even more than the $6 billion surplus predicted in the original proposal in January. "We're nearing the longest economic recovery in modern history, and as Isaac Newton observed: What goes up must come down", said Governor Brown. Read More »

Texas Woman Who Ran Over Cheating Husband Released From Prison

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Dr. Clara Harris has been released from the Texas prison where she's served 15 years for mowing down her husband with her auto in a case that transfixed America . In court, prosecutors said Lindsey had "a front row sea" to her father's murder. Harris was sentenced to 20 years for manslaughter in the death of 44-year-old David Harris, an orthodontist. Read More »

Seattle Mariners vs. Detroit Tigers, 5-11-2018 - Expert Prediction

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Seattle has struggled with consistency over the last week, as they have alternated wins and losses over their last nine games. They are coming off a 9-3 win at Toronto on Thursday. Jeimer Candelario has helped lead the Tigers' offense this year with five home runs, 16 RBIs and 21 runs scored. Marco Gonzalez has pitched well on the road as he has gone 3-1 with a 3.92 ERA in four starts on the road and I will look for him to have a decent showing in this one against a Detroit offense that has ... Read More »

Firm Tied to Russian Oligarch Made Payments to Michael Cohen

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The better question would be why would Cohen take the money and use Essential Consultants to do it? It was widely reported Tuesday evening that AT&T had paid at least $200,000 to Essential Consultants, the DE firm Cohen had created ahead of the 2016 presidential election. Read More »

Dilip Vengsarkar backs Virat Kohli's decision to skip Afghanistan Test

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This is Afghanistan's first match, and they must be very keen to establish themselves at the global level", Vengsarkar said here on Friday. "For them playing in India against Afghanistan makes no sense". So, it's a good thing. Whereas if you see in the tour of South Africa recently, India hardly got any match to play before the first Test. "Of course he will have the best tour". Read More »

19-year-old sentenced to death for killing husband over rape

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Her husband's family refused an option to pardon her and rejected financial compensation, requesting that she be executed instead. Ms. Hussein's lawyers have 15 days to appeal the decision. The family handed her over to the police. The teen's lawyer said that this case has challenged societal expectations that Sudanese women should submit to their husbands. Read More »

BJP will win 130 seats in K'taka: Shah

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Addressing party workers after an hour-long 1-km from Polali dwara to the grounds adjacent to BC Road-Belthangady SH, Yogi said it was this same vigilance that helped the BJP wipe out the Congress from his home state. However, Siddaramaiah stole the BJP's thunder to an extent when he accepted the proposal to give special religious status to Lingayats - a traditional voter base of the BJP. Read More »

Police drag 65-year-old woman from auto at traffic stop

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When she refused to sign, another officer called for backup. One of the backup officers can be heard screaming, "You're not in charge, shut up and get the f- out of the auto!" before aggressively yanking the elderly woman's arm and pulling her hands behind her back. Read More »

Gujarat HC upholds life imprisonment for 14 in 2002 riots case

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On March 1, 2002, two days after the Godhra Sabarmati Express train burning left 57 persons dead, 23 persons were burnt to death in Pirwali Bhagol area of Ode village near Anand in central Gujarat. Four have been acquitted with one, Samit Patel, being acquitted just last month. Delivering the verdict on Friday, a division bench comprising Justice Akil Qureshi and Justice B N Karia rejected the appeals of the prosecution side for increasing the punishment for murders to death sentences. Read More »

Judgment reserved in Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity case

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Mugabe assaulted model Gabriella Engels at a hotel in Sandton past year without being prosecuted. She flew out of the country under the cover of darkness shortly afterwards‚ after Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane controversially granted her diplomatic immunity. Read More »

Former CIA officer charged with giving classified documents to China

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He has been held in Alexandria's jail without bond since January. Lee, who grew up in the US and served in the military, was living in Hong Kong with his family from 2007. The New York Times reported in January that the imprisonment or execution of a dozen Chinese nationals working for the United States was "one of the most devastating intelligence setbacks for the agency in recent decades". Read More »

Cong making desperate attempts to win, alleges Amit Shah

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Deputy Chief Minister (Home) N China Rajappa told reporters that some "unidentified miscreants" hurled a stone that hit one of the vehicles in Shah's convoy. There is no place for clashes or tensions in our just struggle", Naidu said. "The BJP leaders will face attacks wherever they go". "We have got only preliminary information and we are verifying all facts", he said. Read More »

Suspect arrested in 1986 death of Tacoma girl, police say

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Her body was found August 28 in a wooded area near where witnesses had spotted her. He waived his right to contest extradition during a hearing Friday in Woodford County Circuit Court and was ordered detained pending his return to Washington, the Journal Star newspaper of Peoria reported. Read More »

Volcanic Eruptions In Indonesia: Mount Merapi Erupts Suddenly

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Mr Sutopo said phreatic eruptions can occur suddenly and are hard to detect but Merapi's status remain normal. This is considered not unsafe and could happen at any time in any active volcano , ' Miriam Tulevski from the Indonesian Ministry of Tourism told Daily Mail Australia. Read More »

Flood water traps people in their homes in the Grand Forks area

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Record high water levels in the West Kettle, Kettle and Granby rivers overnight have flooded hundreds of properties, knocked out power in a large area of Grand Forks and trapped an unknown number of residents in their homes in the city said Regional District of Kootenay Boundary officials Friday. Read More »