British ex-culture minister Tessa Jowell dies at 70

Speaking in the Commons, shadow education secretary Angela Rayner hailed her role in establishing Sure Start centres, saying: 'When I was a young mum, it was the Sure Start centre that really helped me and my son. This dye is now only used in half ... More..

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USGS: 4.1-Magnitude Quake Reported Early Monday In Logan Co
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

USGS: 4.1-Magnitude Quake Reported Early Monday In Logan Co

The story below originally appeared in Monday's edition of the Tulsa World . Residents in central Oklahoma may have felt a little bit of shaking on Sunday evening. More..

PM, Putin to hold informal summit next week in Sochi
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

PM, Putin to hold informal summit next week in Sochi

The sanctions under the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act mandates similar action against those who conduct transactions with the banned Russian oligarchs and defence firms. The agreement -...More..

Shashi Tharoor reacts, says will contest 'vigorously — Sunanda Pushkar chargesheet
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Shashi Tharoor reacts, says will contest 'vigorously — Sunanda Pushkar chargesheet

The charge sheet, which runs into more than 300 pages, has been filed under section 306 (abetment to suicide ) and 498A (Husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty) before Metropolitan...More..

Police officer involved in shooting in Clinton, Md
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Police officer involved in shooting in Clinton, Md

Police set up a perimeter and called for the suspect to surrender. One round was sacked, and subsequently struck the suspect. At that point, police said the suspect came out of a side door with a weapon in his ...More..

Nanny gets life in prison without parole for killing 2 children
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Nanny gets life in prison without parole for killing 2 children

On Monday, Judge Gregory Carro sentenced Ortega to the maximum penalty under the law - life in a state prison without the possibility of parole. But Krim said Ortega failed and instead destroyed her own famil...More..

Return of Iran sanctions fires up oil prices
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Return of Iran sanctions fires up oil prices

That makes Trump's decision most painful for Europe. After withdrawing, he faced condemnation from allies Britain, Germany and France, whose leaders released a joint statement saying they continue to ba...More..

Pak disapproves of Trump's Iran decision
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Pak disapproves of Trump's Iran decision

The Paris climate agreement is being kept alive in the U.S. at state level. The JCPOA is in America's interest - it has significantly rolled back Iran's nuclear program . When asked whether the United Stat...More..

Theresa May: UK will not move its embassy to Jerusalem
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Theresa May: UK will not move its embassy to Jerusalem

The new US embassy is now housed inside an existing USA diplomatic building, while a search begins for new, larger offices. "For many years we failed to acknowledge the obvious". "Because when President Tru...More..

British tourists kidnapped in DRC
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

British tourists kidnapped in DRC

Rachel Masika Baraka the hero park ranger who was killed after trying to save two Britons who were kidnapped in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been buried in Virunga National Park. Two British tourists ...More..

$0.43 EPS Expected for Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. (DKS)
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

$0.43 EPS Expected for Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. (DKS)

The regular trading on 11-May-18 started at $31.34 but as the session moved on, the stock escalated, closing with a gain of 1.82%. About 917 shares traded. The rating was maintained by UBS with "Buy" on Wednesd...More..

Modi govt. fooling people, says Rahul
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Modi govt. fooling people, says Rahul

The two parties urged voters to fearless the disruption and turn out in force. They could have opted to criticise our policies, instead they invested their entire energy in tarnishing our leaders' image includi...More..

Childish Gambino avoided internet after 'This Is America' video release
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Childish Gambino avoided internet after 'This Is America' video release

Drizzy has spent last 16 weeks in a row on top of the chart - 11 weeks with " God's Plan " and 4 weeks with "Nice For What". Gambino's newest accomplishment is also his first ever chart-topping single. Ma...More..

Dozens Of Palestinians Killed As US Opens Jerusalem Embassy
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Dozens Of Palestinians Killed As US Opens Jerusalem Embassy

In Cairo, the Arab League called a crisis meeting to discuss the "illegal" U.S. Embassy shift. Critics argue that moving the embassy to Jerusalem will lead to unrest in the Middle East. Embassy in contested J...More..

In Surabaya, the family on motorcycles staged the attack
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

In Surabaya, the family on motorcycles staged the attack

The attack killed the four perpetrators. Egypt condemned on Monday the terrorist attack in Indonesia that targeted a police station and said it wished a speedy recovery for the injured, the foreign ministry a...More..

Ron Paul asks: Is Gina Haspel Qualified To Be CIA Director?
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Ron Paul asks: Is Gina Haspel Qualified To Be CIA Director?

Kennedy released a 41-minute-long video on Saturday in which he was voluntarily waterboarded by friends while answering questions in between, The Hill reported. As for what happened after his waterboarding,...More..

FOX Confirms Joe Buck, Troy Aikman Will Call Thursday Night Football
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

FOX Confirms Joe Buck, Troy Aikman Will Call Thursday Night Football

The Chiefs will play host to the Los Angeles Chargers in a Thursday night game on December 13. Buck joined Fox Sports in 1994 and he called the Royals' World Series appearances in 2014 and 2015. " They will cal...More..

Kim must send his nukes to US: Bolton
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Kim must send his nukes to US: Bolton

National security adviser John Bolton said on Sunday that North Korea's denuclearization is not negotiable - including non-nuclear weapons. He also said that the USA will be putting on the table the dismantle...More..

Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria in response to rocket fire
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria in response to rocket fire

The military said it is prepared for "various scenarios" and warned "any aggression against Israel will be met with a severe response". The rocket fire was in line with early IDF intelligence assessments, whi...More..

Mother Pulls Gun from Handbag And Kills Armed Robber Outside School
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Mother Pulls Gun from Handbag And Kills Armed Robber Outside School

A heroic mother of a seven-year-old daughter and off-duty Military police officer, Katia da Silva Sastre took down a would-be robber in Suzano Brazil on Saturday morning. Following the dramatic incident the ass...More..

PM's Language Unacceptable, Manmohan Singh writes to President Ram Nath Kovind
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

PM's Language Unacceptable, Manmohan Singh writes to President Ram Nath Kovind

The letter was also signed by Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, Leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party M Mallikarjun Kharge and other senior Congress leaders. "The words used are m...More..

MoD announces £2.5bn boost for British submarine building
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

MoD announces £2.5bn boost for British submarine building

UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson announced today that the money will largely be split between two projects related to building nuclear submarines, which are expected to sustain around 8,000 jobs in con...More..

Holy Lambo! Pope Francis' epic Huracan sells for R10-million
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Holy Lambo! Pope Francis' epic Huracan sells for R10-million

In the future, as planned, he was going to sell it at auction and send the proceeds to charitable organizations. The vehicle was sold at RM Sotheby's Monte Carlo Grimaldi Forum with all of the proceeds from i...More..

Israel says Iranians in Syria fired missiles
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Israel says Iranians in Syria fired missiles

Israel has warned it will not tolerate its archenemy Iran establishing a military presence on its doorstep. [Israel's] military instructed local governments on Tuesday to open bomb shelters to residents of th...More..

SuRie's Eurovision stage invader 'is a serial offender activist'
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

SuRie's Eurovision stage invader 'is a serial offender activist'

But there is more to the competition than music with political and cultural statements. The UK's Eurovision hopeful SuRie was rushed by a stage invader as she performed in the annual song contest. East Je...More..

Early voting underway in Montgomery County for May 22 Primary Runoff Election
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Early voting underway in Montgomery County for May 22 Primary Runoff Election

U.S. House District 21, represented by outgoing Republican Lamar Smith, includes Hays County and parts of San Marcos, Buda, Kyle and Austin. The victor of the Valdez/White runoff will take on Republican Gov...More..

Cabinet reshuffle: Piyush Goyal to be finance minister till Arun Jaitley returns
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Cabinet reshuffle: Piyush Goyal to be finance minister till Arun Jaitley returns

In a sudden cabinet reshuffle, Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal has been given the additional charge of Union Finance Ministry till Arun Jaitley recovers. Meanwhile, S S Ahluwalia will look after Ministr...More..

President Trump lays out his vision for lower drug prices
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

President Trump lays out his vision for lower drug prices

The Part D program was implemented in 2006 - when Azar was deputy health secretary and before he departed to become president of Eli Lilly's US subsidiary. "We believe there are more private sector entities equ...More..

Laois fightback leaves Wexford to rue missed opportunity
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Laois fightback leaves Wexford to rue missed opportunity

On the penalty McLoughlin added: "We instructed Donal [Shanley] to take the point". Wexford were awarded a penalty in injury time at the end of normal time with the scores level and Donal Shanley opted to p...More..

Dad Arrested After Missing Baby Found Lying Naked, Face Down In Forest
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Dad Arrested After Missing Baby Found Lying Naked, Face Down In Forest

Blouin took the baby as he searched for the woman but put him down and left Bradley in the woods alone and naked. Blouin waited for her to return but when she didn't went looking for her. Authorities said Bloui...More..

by | Monday, May 14, 2018

11-year-old girl missing in Sydney's south found safe

They searched local areas she was known to frequent before calling police about an hour later. Her parents Mark and Belinda Laverance spoke briefly after she was found and thanked the police and the public fo...More..

Vodacom posts 6.3% rise in FY revenue on rising user base
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Vodacom posts 6.3% rise in FY revenue on rising user base

Headline earnings per share remained constant at 923 cents per share, impacted by shares issued to acquire the Safaricom stake, while the group announced a decline in total dividend per share to 815 cents, from...More..

United Kingdom needs Brexit 'safe harbour' - David Miliband
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

United Kingdom needs Brexit 'safe harbour' - David Miliband

Mr Miliband described the moment as "significant" as he urged Mr Corbyn to change tack and pledge to keep the United Kingdom in the European single market. "I think there is a real onus on parliamentarians now,...More..

Blogger Cyprian Nyakundi Arrested Again
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Blogger Cyprian Nyakundi Arrested Again

Controversial blogger Cyprian Nyakundi has been arrested. The activist was arrested by plainclothes police and taken to Nairobi area DCI headquarters for question. Nyakundi has been arrested severally with ...More..

by | Monday, May 14, 2018

North Korean 'defectors' may have been tricked

This was confirmed by four women who told the same TV channel they were part of the group. The United Nations human rights investigator on North Korea called on Thursday for six South Korean nationals in cust...More..