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Hostages freed from mosque in Central African Republic

Hostages freed from mosque in Central African Republic The assailants attacked civilian populations overnight on Friday and Saturday in the Tokyo neighbourhood of Bangassou, in south-eastern auto, according to MINUSCA. Aid workers say that militias seem to be exploiting security voids after Ugandan and French soldiers left in the past few months when their missions ended. [Full Article...]

China to hold next Belt and Road forum in 2019

Leaders from 29 countries, as well as numerous delegates, are in attendance at the gathering in Beijing . "In these times, when the temptation is great to respond to the crisis of globalisation by increasing isolation, and by raising walls, this initiative highlights a vision of connectivity, cooperation and dialogue across Europe and Asia but also other parts of the world", Greek Prime Ministe... [Full Article...]

Oklahoma officer testifies at her manslaughter trial

Oklahoma officer testifies at her manslaughter trial Shelby said during the encounter, she thought about her training, and how she had been instructed not to let a suspect extend their arm if they're reaching into their auto, because they could potentially grab a gun. Crutcher's twin sister, Tiffany shook her head in the courtroom after hearing Shelby's description of her brother. He said she later apologized to the class. [Full Article...]

Opposition figure Karoubi asks Iranians to vote for Rouhani on Friday

Opposition figure Karoubi asks Iranians to vote for Rouhani on Friday The other remaining candidates are Vice-President Eshagh Jahangiri, who supports Rouhani and is thought to have simply entered the contest to shield him from attacks, fellow reformer Mostafa Hashemi-Taba, a former industry minister, and Mostafa Mirsalim, a conservative and former culture minister. [Full Article...]

Syria activists say civilians killed in strike on IS village

Syria activists say civilians killed in strike on IS village It said the strike on the ISIS-held village of Akayrshi might have been carried out by the US-led coalition. Syrian opposition activists and media say Kurdish-led forces are closing in on the de-facto capital of the Islamic State group in Syria, seizing a cotton factory only a couple of miles north of the city. [Full Article...]

Journalist killed in Mexican state of Culiacan

Javier Valdez Cardenas, who won the Committee to Protect Journalists' global press freedom award in 2011, died when gunmen opened fire on his auto around noon. Journalists who worked with him said he kept his sense of humor despite the pressures of his job. He was also a correspondent for the national newspaper La Jornada . [Full Article...]

Nurses' leaders waiting for Conservative response after congress invitation

In terms of what one might loosely describe as a personal vote (liking the leader but not her/his party) Mr Corbyn's amounted to 7 per cent and Ms May's to 16 per cent. Meanwhile, Mrs May last night unveiled plans for tackling the "injustice" of black and Asian workers earning less on average than their white counterparts. [Full Article...]

Trump lawyer faces questions on travel ban

Trump lawyer faces questions on travel ban Wall's insistence that the travel ban should be upheld because it is "neutral", without reference to Islam, drew pointed questions from Judge Richard Paez. But experts say such a scenario undoubtedly puts the case on track for review by the US Supreme Court. A lawyer for President Donald Trump says he has clarified campaign rhetoric in which he called for a ban on Muslims. [Full Article...]

Potential For Severe Storms Tuesday, in Nebraska and Kansas

Potential For Severe Storms Tuesday, in Nebraska and Kansas Primary threat would be large hail and damaging winds. This is the kind of day where tornadoes are possible, if not likely, in addition to hail and high winds. That increasing level of warmth and humidity will be enough to keep storms going across northern Iowa into the early afternoon. Showers and a few storms may linger into Wednesday before this potent wave lifts northeast, clearing us out fo... [Full Article...]

Police used stun gun, neck grab in fatal Vegas Strip arrest

Police used stun gun, neck grab in fatal Vegas Strip arrest They followed, spotted him trying to get into someone's pickup, and used a stun gun on him, but the officers say the man continued to fight them. The situation escalated, prompting an officer to punch the man with a closed fist multiple times and then use a "Lateral Vascular Neck Restraint" control technique to subdue him, police said. [Full Article...]

Celtics seek top pick, Lakers aim to keep theirs in lottery

The weeklong event did not feature numerous top prospects - only Markelle Fultz and De'Aaron Fox attended among the top 10 prospects in the upcoming draft - but still provided the team with tons of information on prospective prospects. They also own the best odds (25 percent) of landing the No. 1 pick . In some order, those three stars were becoming a consensus top three in the upcoming ... [Full Article...]

Trump revealed 'highly classified' information in White House meeting with Russians

Trump revealed 'highly classified' information in White House meeting with Russians Buzzfeed News later reported that two officials have confirmed the report, indicating that "it's far worse than what has already been reported". "I have people brief me on great intel every day", one official with knowledge told the Post described Trump as saying, before the President reportedly relayed specific intelligence. [Full Article...]

Trump urges Russia to 'rein in' Syria's Assad, Iran

Trump urges Russia to 'rein in' Syria's Assad, Iran The meeting with Kissinger was not on Trump's public schedule today. The Kremlin spokesman also said that Lavrov has brought to Washington a message from President Putin for Trump. He was also clueless about FBI director James Comey's abrupt dismissal the night before, in the midst of a multi-pronged investigation into Russian interference. [Full Article...]

Jeter's No 2 retired by Yanks; Monument Park plaque unveiled

Jeter's No 2 retired by Yanks; Monument Park plaque unveiled That probably says more of our times and the nature of sports discussion these days than anything else, even if there is a core of truth to it. Jeter was among the best to ever play the game. "There's nothing to report on that". "I think sometimes stories and people get ahead of themselves, and there was a story that got way ahead of themselves a few weeks back..." "This is one of those special ... [Full Article...]

Opposition groups unify in support of ousting Jacob Zuma

Opposition groups unify in support of ousting Jacob Zuma The judges of the court expressed concern about the judiciary being seen as intruding into the domain of the legislative arm of the government by telling the speaker of parliament how to conduct the affairs of the House. She said if the court found she had the power to order a motion of no confidence via secret ballot, she would act in accordance with its ruling. Mpofu said the speaker of Nation... [Full Article...]

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) reported Sales of 66.92 Billion

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) reported Sales of 66.92 Billion Analysts are projecting that the stock will reach $16.50 on a short term (1 year) basis. A research note issued on 12/15/16 the stock was downgraded by Instinet from Buy to Neutral. ETRADE Capital Management LLC now owns 148,808 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock worth $2,353,000 after buying an additional 14,765 shares during the last quarter. [Full Article...]

Happy Mother's Day 2017 Wishes, Gifts, Cards and Quotes

Happy Mother's Day 2017 Wishes, Gifts, Cards and Quotes Your smile brightens each day just as the morning rays shines on the hills and it's with doubt that this gives us the courage to face the new day with joy. An American, Anna Marie Jarvis is credited as being the founder of Mother's Day . Within a few years of Mother's Day gaining national status, however, she was upset at the way the day had become commercialized. [Full Article...]

Former DNI Clapper says Russian Federation likely sees Comey's firing as "another victory"

If there are any tapes of this conversation, they need to be turned over. " Trump's remark comes just hours after The New York Times published an account of a dinner he had with Comey a week after he was sworn in in January ", the Daily Caller wrote, referring to reporting based on claims from unnamed individuals that Comey spoke to. [Full Article...]

Trump says Comey better hope there are no 'tapes' of talks

Clapper said his practice is always to defer to the director of the FBI "on whether, when and what to tell me about a counterintelligence investigation". May 12, 2017Spicer does not answer if the White House, or Trump, is taping conversations in the Oval Office. Trump's decision to oust the Federal Bureau of Investigation director this week sparked a wave of outrage among Democrats and some Re... [Full Article...]

Early morning Mother's Day clouds to clear out for sunny afternoon

Early morning Mother's Day clouds to clear out for sunny afternoon Southeast winds 5 to 10 miles per hour in the evening, becoming light and variable. A ridge of high pressure in the upper levels moved into the Gulf on Sunday and will edge eastward over the next couple days. Tomorrow: Sunny. Wind: S 15-25; gusty. Overnight will have clearing skies. Winds: N/E 5-10 miles per hour. Saturday-Mostly sunny, with a high near 79 degrees. [Full Article...]


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