Triple-0 calls interrupted due to Telstra outage

Emergency calls from people in cities right across the country aren't getting through to police, fire fighters or the ambulance service. A Telstra spokesperson said the cable, running between Orange and Bowral, suffered significant fire damage ... More..

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Trump Name Can Be Removed From Manhattan Condo Building, Judge Rules
by | Friday, May 04, 2018

Trump Name Can Be Removed From Manhattan Condo Building, Judge Rules

A NY judge cleared the way Thursday for residents of a Trump-branded condominium overlooking the Hudson River to change the building's name. Since the 2016 election, three of the buildings removed the Trump n...More..

by | Friday, May 04, 2018

"I Don't Want A BJP-Mukt Bharat", Says Rahul Gandhi

Karnataka, the Congress chief said, has set an example for other states through its welfare schemes. Gandhi also raised questions about the business deals of Bharatiya Janata Party National President Amit S...More..

Cambridge Analytica closes down amidst Facebook data use scandals
by | Friday, May 04, 2018

Cambridge Analytica closes down amidst Facebook data use scandals

According to the company, the "siege" of media coverage relating to the accusations has driven away virtually all of its customers and suppliers, making it no longer viable to continue operating the business. Y...More..

Iran says 'will not stay' in nuclear deal if U.S. walks away
by | Friday, May 04, 2018

Iran says 'will not stay' in nuclear deal if U.S. walks away

When talking about Israel's relations with Russia, Liberman stressed: "We have normal relations with Russia and we are taking into account its interests". US President Donald Trump has been threatening to pull ...More..

One person shot at Nashville mall; suspect in custody
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

One person shot at Nashville mall; suspect in custody

Initial information from police said a woman had been shot. Local media reports say the mall was evacuated. No imminent threat is known, but the mall is being swept as a precaution, according to police. A t...More..

Unemployment rate drops to lowest in almost a decade
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Unemployment rate drops to lowest in almost a decade

While some forecasters were picking a slight increase in the March quarter over the December figure, it fell from 4.5% to 4.4%. The unemployment rate fell to 4.4 percent in the March 2018 quarter, down from 4...More..

USA warns of laser attacks on military pilots near Africa base
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

USA warns of laser attacks on military pilots near Africa base

Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said that the U.S.is confident that Chinese nationals are responsible for the use of the lasers , which targeted aircraft on several occasions in the last few weeks. American ...More..

Severe storms possible after 7 pm tonight
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Severe storms possible after 7 pm tonight

At least nine were reported in Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri, just one day after more than 18 tornadoes ripped through the Midwest, including a twister in Tescott, KS. The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, O...More..

Boy Scouts of America Agrees to Accept Girls, Changes Name
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Boy Scouts of America Agrees to Accept Girls, Changes Name

The parent organization will remain the Boy Scouts of America , and the Cub Scouts - its program serving children from kindergarten through fifth grade - will keep its title, as well. "That's why we love " Sco...More..

China 'secretly places' cruise missiles on islands in contested waters
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

China 'secretly places' cruise missiles on islands in contested waters

China on Thursday defended the deployment of anti-ship cruise missiles and surface-to-air missile systems in the disputed South China Sea, saying it has "indisputable sovereignty" over the area. "That's a prett...More..

School Superintendent Accused Of Defecating On NJ High School Track Daily
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

School Superintendent Accused Of Defecating On NJ High School Track Daily

Coaches and staff at the high school told the district's school resource officer that they were finding human feces on or near the football field and track on a daily basis, nj.com said. The statement said th...More..

Australian scientist, 104, heads to Switzerland to end life
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Australian scientist, 104, heads to Switzerland to end life

I want to die. He said: "I am 104 years old so I haven't got much time left anyway". However, he is having to fly thousands of miles across the world to Switzerland to end his own life because voluntary eut...More..

Senators Urge HHS to Restore Abortion Rules for Title X Grants
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Senators Urge HHS to Restore Abortion Rules for Title X Grants

Three Planned Parenthood affiliates, including Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin, filed suit in federal district court in Washington, D.C. today. Together they represent about 84 percent of all the health car...More..

Trump replaces White House lawyer in Russia probe
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Trump replaces White House lawyer in Russia probe

Mueller's legal team has prepared over four dozen questions for Trump "on an exhaustive array of subjects". Trump plans to replace Cobb with Emmet Flood, who advised then-President Bill Clinton during his i...More..

by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Esperion Therapeutics' (ESPR) "Underperform" Rating Reaffirmed at Bank of America

Chardan Capital Markets maintained Esperion Therapeutics, Inc . The stock decreased 35.11% or $24.75 during the last trading session, reaching $45.75. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership stated it has 66,610...More..

Kim Kardashian Seeks Pardon from Trump for Great-Grandmother Serving Life Sentence
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Kim Kardashian Seeks Pardon from Trump for Great-Grandmother Serving Life Sentence

Kim Kardashian is reportedly in talks with America's first daughter Ivanka Trump to free a grandmother facing life in prison. According to a Change .org petition called Grant Clemency to Alice Marie ...More..

Tony Bellew Pushes David Haye After Intense Staredown
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Tony Bellew Pushes David Haye After Intense Staredown

Before the coming together, Bellew said: "He looks good, his team are confident, like last time, but we will see. I will give you the performance a lot of people expected first time around". "What matters is th...More..

Morocco cuts diplomatic ties with Iran over Western Sahara feud
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Morocco cuts diplomatic ties with Iran over Western Sahara feud

Morocco announced on Tuesday its decision to sever its diplomatic ties with Iran over Tehran's support for Hezbollah in arming and training Polisario separatists. Morocco, which controls 90 percent of the terri...More..

Buhari in 'technical stopover' in London, Presidency says
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Buhari in 'technical stopover' in London, Presidency says

On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, observed every May 3, President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged an unfettered environment for the media to do its work, but notes that responsibility is reciprocal, an...More..

Federation Internationale de Football Association to grant African teams $2 million prize cash
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Federation Internationale de Football Association to grant African teams $2 million prize cash

But Trump during a news conference with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari did what Federation Internationale de Football Association officials told him not to do last week. South Africa is still the only Afri...More..

Turkey Ruling Party Confirms Erdogan As Presidential Candidate
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Turkey Ruling Party Confirms Erdogan As Presidential Candidate

Speculation rose on Thursday that prominent CHP MP Muharrem Ince would be the party's presidential candidate. "With the alliance, we announce Recep Tayyip Erdoğan as our presidential candidate", Prime Ministe...More..

National Day of Prayer events in Macon and Warner Robins
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

National Day of Prayer events in Macon and Warner Robins

For the past 67 years, the National Day of Prayer has been a day to reflect. Free resources, promotional items and event planning aids also are available at nationaldayofprayer.org including a digital too...More..

French President Macron called Australian Prime Minister's wife 'delicious' during a speech
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

French President Macron called Australian Prime Minister's wife 'delicious' during a speech

Macron stressed that the fight against climate change is an "absolute priority" and urged the Turnbull administration to show the "power of conviction" in confronting this global issue, despite the opposition t...More..

Early Voting Begins For Primary Elections
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Early Voting Begins For Primary Elections

Early voting for the May 22 Primary Election will open Monday in the county clerk's office in the Lawrence County Courthouse. "I think this is by far the highest number of votes will come out of this box", sa...More..

Gay cake row couple are 'being penalised for religious beliefs'
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Gay cake row couple are 'being penalised for religious beliefs'

In a statement, British gay-rights activist Peter Tatchell agreed the cake dispute was not a simple case of discrimination. Gay couples can not legally marry in Belfast . While the case has divided opinion (se...More..

Utah Teenager Defends Chinese Prom Dress That Sparked National Controversy
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Utah Teenager Defends Chinese Prom Dress That Sparked National Controversy

Daum's mom, Melissa Dawes, mimicked her daughter's comments, tweeting: 'I am getting questions about the photo of the kids posing. Indeed. In an era of social-media vampirism, begging forgiveness is the quick...More..

2 dead in Russian fighter jet crash off Syria coast
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

2 dead in Russian fighter jet crash off Syria coast

According to the Russian army, one of the possible causes of the accident is "the entry of a bird into the engine" of the device, which "was not shot". All 33 passengers and six crew members were killed in th...More..

Sensex, Nifty trade lower on weak global cues, IndiGo shares sink 13%
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Sensex, Nifty trade lower on weak global cues, IndiGo shares sink 13%

Investors kept an eye on high-level talks between China and the USA on trade in Beijing today. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex closed at 35,176.42, 16.06 point or 0.05 percent up compared to its previous close...More..

Police look to Regain600G that Dropped out of Brinks truck Inter
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Police look to Regain600G that Dropped out of Brinks truck Inter

Drivers on an IN were IN for quite a shock Wednesday morning as a Brinks truck lost hundreds of thousands of dollars when the doors to the truck swung open while traveling down the road. Troopers say people wer...More..

John Kerry defends Iran nuclear deal
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

John Kerry defends Iran nuclear deal

Meanwhile, as alarm about Iran's possible nuclear ambitions and its actions in Syria converge, there is more talk than ever of Israel and Iran going to war. European powers and Russian Federation said Tuesday t...More..

Chile Victims of Sex Abuse Praise Pope After Latest Meeting
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Chile Victims of Sex Abuse Praise Pope After Latest Meeting

The conversations, which took place over the weekend at the pope's Casa Santa Marta residence, were arranged by the Vatican after Francis received harsh criticism for his handling of the sex abuse crisis in Ch...More..

Aditya Ghosh's exit plan: InterGlobe Aviation shares face high volatility
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Aditya Ghosh's exit plan: InterGlobe Aviation shares face high volatility

Sebi is probing a 6.5 per cent fall in the company's shares price on April 27. "We have reported our highest ever annual profits [35.1% rise to INR 2,242.37 crore] for fiscal 2018". "India is a severely underpe...More..

California authorities chasing after RV possibly carrying two kids
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

California authorities chasing after RV possibly carrying two kids

The motor home has bikes latched onto the back and was clocked doing about 55 miles per hour (88km/h) on the 101 Freeway in the San Fernando Valley with about 12 police cars trailing behind, NBC Los Angeles re...More..

Conservative Party faces losses in Britain's local elections
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Conservative Party faces losses in Britain's local elections

May was among the first politicians to turn out to vote. Labour is expected to perform strongly in London , where it has enjoyed a surge in support since the general election previous year. Labour's top To...More..

More thunderstorms likely; Omaha under a slight risk for severe weather
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

More thunderstorms likely; Omaha under a slight risk for severe weather

The bulk of the storm activity will exit by 3-4 AM, making for a dry morning commute. (Walnut) - The National Weather Service in Valley confirmed that severe storms caused damage in parts of eastern Nebrask...More..

Ignore attacks and uphold White House Correspondents' Dinner tradition | Letters
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Ignore attacks and uphold White House Correspondents' Dinner tradition | Letters

Republicans who found Wolf's comments out of bounds because she was mean to Sarah Huckabee Sanders and made jokes about Donald Trump's decades long history of overstating his wealth, are revealing that they...More..

Assembly election to decide future of Karnataka, says PM Modi
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Assembly election to decide future of Karnataka, says PM Modi

PM Modi will kick-start the third leg of BJP's mega poll campaign on Thursday, with rallies at Kalaburagi , Ballari and Bengaluru . There might be political differences between parties, but civility and r...More..

Vegas shooter still listed as owner of Reno home
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Vegas shooter still listed as owner of Reno home

Inside the room, the bodycams show Paddock's body, with dark pants and a long-sleeved shirt with a glove on his left hand, on his back, having killed himself. Paddock was found inside the suite with a self-infl...More..

Cat captured after week hiding inside JFK Airport
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Cat captured after week hiding inside JFK Airport

Within 15 minutes, Pepper, apparently recognizing Tang's voice - and her Mandarin name - poked her head out from her hiding place. "She came to me and started eating the food". On Wednesday, Farhani Hamid of ...More..

Fierce dust storms and thunderstorms kill dozens of people in India
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Fierce dust storms and thunderstorms kill dozens of people in India

The storm affected three districts in Rajasthan, as well as parts of Uttar Pradesh. Aditynatah's preference for electoral politics at a time when he, as the state's chief minister, should have been visiting the...More..

A Black Panther Deleted Scene Confirms Relationship Details For Two Characters
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

A Black Panther Deleted Scene Confirms Relationship Details For Two Characters

They scream and yell at each other, but then the scene turns quiet as they somberly discuss if this is the type of world that they want to bring children into, seemingly confirming their romantic entanglement a...More..

'Where is the water to release?' Siddaramaiah reacts to SC's Cauvery order
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

'Where is the water to release?' Siddaramaiah reacts to SC's Cauvery order

The bench also warned Karnataka of consequences if it did not release Cauvery water to meet the urgent needs of Tamil Nadu for April and May, News18 reported. "But are you not supposed to frame the draft sche...More..

Ten hurt in north London fire; no criminal allegations reported
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Ten hurt in north London fire; no criminal allegations reported

The explosion may have been caused by a mobile phone, according to a report by the British newspaper Express, which reported the incident earlier. An exact figure of the number injured in the explosion ...More..

Pentagon Sends Guantanamo Detainee to Saudi Arabia
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Pentagon Sends Guantanamo Detainee to Saudi Arabia

The tanker was French-owned and chartered to a Malaysian oil company. A Bulgarian crew member was killed in the attack. Darbi has cooperated with US authorities. While it appears these fighters *could be sent...More..

North Korea keeps China in diplomatic loop
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

North Korea keeps China in diplomatic loop

The United States has been demanding the North free Kim Hak-song, Kim Sang-duk and Kim Dong-chul and reports have said the two sides were close to reaching a deal on their release. President Trump confirme...More..

World Press Freedom day 2018, for the importance of press and media
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

World Press Freedom day 2018, for the importance of press and media

Press Freedom medals awarded . They are also known to go in territories with heavy military control, and where the government can't have a spokesperson, only to bring us the most up-to-date news and informatio...More..

Three Americans held in North Korea will be released
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Three Americans held in North Korea will be released

According to Korean newspapers, United States citizens Kim Hak-song, Tony Kim and Kim Dong-chul were moved in early April and are receiving medical treatment . "I really hope he's honest, and I hope he can be...More..

Demand push for manufacturing in April as PMI rises to 51
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Demand push for manufacturing in April as PMI rises to 51

Greater output in consumption and intermediate groups outweighed the decline in investment goods, the survey pointed out. On the other hand, the rise of new order growth and favourable demand conditions stren...More..

Xiaomi Files in Hong Kong for World's Biggest IPO Since 2014
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Xiaomi Files in Hong Kong for World's Biggest IPO Since 2014

The listing documents offered a glimpse of Xiaomi's finances, with the company reporting that revenue rose by two-thirds past year to 114.6 billion yuan ($18 billion), including 80 billion yuan from its smart...More..