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French President in 'delicious' faux pas on tour Down Under

French President in 'delicious' faux pas on tour Down Under Perhaps he had lunch on his mind, or perhaps it was a mistranslation - but an unfortunate and somewhat Freudian slip of the tongue from French President Emmanuel Macron in Sydney on Wednesday has set social media giggling. Although not on the agenda, it is expected that both leaders will also talk about the contract of French company Naval Group (DCNS) to build Australia's new fleet of 12 subm... [Full Article...]

CHP advocates motorcycle safety

CHP advocates motorcycle safety Last year, 4,798 people died nationally in motorcycle crashes, down from 5,251 killed during 2016, the GHSA found. Motorcycles make up three percent of vehicle registrations in the state but account for 15 percent of traffic deaths. Obey speed limits - In 2015, speeding was a factor in more than 30 percent of motorcycle crashes. "We encourage all motorists to keep in mind to share the road". [Full Article...]

Colorado Rockies: 3 simple ways to improve the offense

Colorado Rockies: 3 simple ways to improve the offense His record is 1-4 and has picked up a nasty habit of giving up home runs, allowing at least one a game this season. "And on a night like this, if you hit the ball in the air, the wind kind of rewards you". Yu Darvish will finish off the series for the Cubs on Wednesday and hopes to back up his best outing of the season with another solid start . "I was throwing the ball high up in the zone whe... [Full Article...]

Police inspect wires, weapons in Vegas shooter's room

Police inspect wires, weapons in Vegas shooter's room Las Vegas police have released some officer body-camera video from the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The footage does not show what the first officer through the door saw because he didn't activate his body-worn camera. [Full Article...]

Election 2018: Council polls to take place across England

Election 2018: Council polls to take place across England 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 past year. Turnout is usually low - only around one-third of voters bothered in last year's local elections, compared to 69% in the national vote in June. The location of your polling station will be on your poll card ... [Full Article...]

2 dead in Russian fighter jet crash off Syria coast

2 dead in Russian fighter jet crash off Syria coast The accident brings Russia's official military losses in Syria to 86. The most recent acknowledged Russian military loss came when a transport plane crashed on landing at the Hmeimim airbase in March, killing all 39 people on board. Russian Federation has been cooperating with Syria since 2015 to contain terrorist groups including Daesh (IS) and other groups supported by certain foreign p... [Full Article...]

Bill Banning Sale Of Oxybenzone Sunscreens Passed

Bill Banning Sale Of Oxybenzone Sunscreens Passed The chemicals that protect beachgoers from the Sun's UV radiations are now turned into the death of several underwater plants. This has resulted in a severe damage to corals, and therefore, Hawaii approved the ban of sale of sunscreens containing oxybenzone and octinoxate. [Full Article...]

We're 'Seriously Thinking' of Sixth Military Branch Called 'Space Force'

We're 'Seriously Thinking' of Sixth Military Branch Called 'Space Force' Here are SpacePolicyOnline.com's tidbits for May 1, 2018: President Trump still wants a Space Force; Jeff Bezos says first humans on New Shepard soon, but no tickets yet. The way the US military is now set up, the Air Force - specifically, the branch's Space Command - is responsible for dealing with conflicts that may arise in the final frontier. [Full Article...]

Markets fail to hold on to gains again, Nifty tests 10700-mark

Markets fail to hold on to gains again, Nifty tests 10700-mark Investors were also keeping an eye on high-level talks between China and the United States on trade in Beijing today, they added. Among the sectoral indices on the BSE, Metal was down 3.4 per cent, followed by Basic Materials (-2.11 per cent), Realty (-1.75 per cent), Consumer Durables (-1.33), Utilities (-1.31), IT (-1.17), Auto (- 1.09) and Power (-1.09 per cent). [Full Article...]

Kansas City Royals vs. Boston Red Sox Free Preview 05/01/18

Kansas City Royals vs. Boston Red Sox Free Preview 05/01/18 The team has a slash-line of.279/.340/.430 over its last five games and is 3-2 SU during that span. Betts is averaging 17.5 FanDuel points per game this season. Hanley Ramirez (2-for-5), J.D. Martinez (2-for-4, walk), Moreland (3-for-4, walk) and Bogaerts (3-for-5) all had multi-hit games. "We're getting some good swings", Bogaerts said. [Full Article...]

The Queen meets new great-grandson Prince Louis in regal fashion

The Queen meets new great-grandson Prince Louis in regal fashion According to the Independent, now that her third baby has arrived and she's a mum-of-three , Kate will be extending her maternity leave by "an additional few months" so that she can focus on her family as they all adapt to becoming a unit of five. [Full Article...]

Meeting abuse survivors, Pope apologizes for being 'part of the problem'

Meeting abuse survivors, Pope apologizes for being 'part of the problem' While the three men said they had not made specific demands of Francis - "we are not ones to give ultimatums to the pope", Mr. Cruz said - they were clear that the ball was very much in the pope's court. According to the letter, Archbishop Ivo Scapolo, the nuncio to Chile , asked Bishop Barros to resign as military ordinary, the position he held then, and take a sabbatical. [Full Article...]

White Man who Brutally Beat Black Man During Charlottesville Rally Found Guilty

White Man who Brutally Beat Black Man During Charlottesville Rally Found Guilty Some of his prison time may be suspended, but he has been ordered to pay a $20,000 fine, according to NBC News. DeAndre Harris , on the ground, is assaulted in a parking garage beside the Charlottesville , Va., police station on August 12, 2017, after a white nationalist rally was dispersed by police. [Full Article...]

OR sex offender in RV leads law enforcement on unsafe chase

OR sex offender in RV leads law enforcement on unsafe chase Houk fled the vehicle after it got stuck in soggy ground and he ran into a dense orchard in Bakersfield, according to the Los Angeles Times . His kids, a 3-year-old boy and an 11-month-old woman, had been discovered secure however Hauk wasn't within the motorhome. [Full Article...]

Boys Scouts of America announce name change

Boys Scouts of America announce name change The change is expected to be made this February. Chief Scout Executive Mike Surbaugh said the change was controversial but necessary. "We wanted to land on [a name] that evokes the past but also conveys the inclusive nature of the program, going forward". [Full Article...]

Iraqi journalist who threw shoes at George Bush runs for office

Iraqi journalist who threw shoes at George Bush runs for office However, he did the announcement in a video . "This is a farewell kiss from the Iraqi people, you dog", Zaidi yelled in Arabic while throwing both his shoes at Bush during a visit by the 43rd president. Zaidi was arrested and locked up for the attempted attack on a visiting head of state and spent nine months behind bars before he was released early for good behaviour. [Full Article...]

Northampton police seek former neighbor in couple's slaying

Northampton police seek former neighbor in couple's slaying Tyler and Christina Roy, 28 and 27, respectively, were identified as the victims discovered on the upper floor of their home on Kitty Knight Road, according to Bucks County First Assistant District Attorney Gregg Shore. The painter subsequently called 911, and responding officers found the second body. Autopsies will be conducted Thursday morning to establish the exact causes of death. [Full Article...]

US Returns Thousands Of Smuggled Ancient Artifacts To Iraq

US Returns Thousands Of Smuggled Ancient Artifacts To Iraq Packages of cuneiform tablets were initially intercepted by customs agents and falsely labeled as tile samples for retailer Hobby Lobby . Nevertheless, Hobby Lobby agreed to pay a $3 million fine in July of previous year and surrender the artifacts to settle a civil lawsuit from the Justice Department over their acquisition. [Full Article...]

Severe weather threatens central USA; major warmup coming to East

Severe weather threatens central USA; major warmup coming to East A layer of warm air aloft (the CAP) is expected to hold for most of the day across eastern OK while storms attempt to develop later this afternoon near the dry line across far western OK. All depends on how much daytime heating we can get from the sun to allow for the storms to get going. Now is a good time to think about your severe weather plan and talk about it with your family. [Full Article...]

Slim chances of Trump-Mueller interview amid leaks

Slim chances of Trump-Mueller interview amid leaks Flood represented Bill Clinton during his 1998-99 impeachment proceedings. The Washington Post reported that in one meeting with Mueller , the president's lawyers insisted Trump had no obligation to talk. The president's precarious position is not limited to questions about obstruction. Donald Trump started the day Wednesday as he does many days - Tweeting. [Full Article...]


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