Stacey Abrams Wins Georgia's Democratic Gubernatorial Primary by a Landslide

25 May, 2018

She drew loud and sustained applause when she told the crowd, "We can repeal campus carry and we can expand HOPE", referring to a law that allows guns to be brought onto college campuses and a popular scholarship programme. There were no big surprises in the Texas congressional primaries but, in the gubernatorial race, openly gay Latina Lupe Valdez topped a list of nine Democrats to run against Greg Abbott in November.


Common NFL Anthem Policy Is Un-American

25 May, 2018

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell calls this a good compromise that allows players to protest while allowing others to show respect for the anthem. "Or do they think owners can make stadiums conservative "safe spaces" where even silent protest is banned?" Owners voted Wednesday to fine teams if their players don't stand for the national anthem while they are on the field.


Rockets edge Warriors to level series

24 May, 2018

All three of his baskets in the fourth quarter came in isolation, where he generated nearly a third of his offense in the regular season at a rate few players could match. Finally, there's no better way to end than with a heartfelt message to the city of Houston from Chris Paul . He was particularly dominant down the stretch, putting up eight points and dishing out two assists in the final frame, when the Rockets outscored the Warriors by double figures.


Pentagon disinvites China from naval exercise

24 May, 2018

Chinese officials were notified of the decision on Wednesday morning, and the news came just hours before Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi was scheduled to meet with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington , D.C. Three Vietnamese fishermen died after a mysterious explosion in the South China Sea, according to a Vietnamese press report . The Chinese had built an airfield on a reef in the area.


Amazon urged to stop providing facial recognition tech

23 May, 2018

Its impressive Rekognition technology is the flawless tool for government entities wishing to obliterate the idea of personal privacy. The ACLU cited this presentation in which an Amazon executive said Orlando officials "have cameras all over the city " that submit images that Rekognition analyzes in real time to track "persons of interest".


R. Kelly Faces Lawsuit Alleging He Gave A Woman Herpes

23 May, 2018

Kelly, who has faced multiple accusations of holding women hostage and grooming them for sex, spent two months calling, texting and FaceTiming with Rodgers before flying her to NY and putting her up in a hotel to see his concert. Kelly and his lawyers have denied all allegations. "I got 40 million motherf*ckers hating me and 40 billion motherf*ckers loving me", he said."And let me tell you something, imma take this musical sh*t and imma inject these motherf*ckers with this musical, ...


Zuckerberg's European Parliament testimony leaves lawmakers frustrated

23 May, 2018

Parliament President Antonio Tajani had lobbied Facebook for weeks to send its CEO but only last week landed a confirmation. Verhofstadt said Zuckerberg now faces a volley of follow-up written questions from members left feeling short-changed.


TN SSLC pass percentage increases in 2018

23 May, 2018

The overall pass percentage has increased by 0.1% in comparison to a year ago. SSLC is the Secondary School Leaving Certificate exam which is every year conducted by the board for the students of Tamil Nadu State. Sivaganga was followed by Erode and Virudhunagar at 98.38 and 98.29, respectively. Apart from official websites; other third-party web portals such as indiaresults.com and examresults.net will also host the TN SSLC 2018 results.


Bicyclist still in hospital after cougar attack

22 May, 2018

Authorities said the men did everything right. The animal was atop the body, said Capt. Alan Myers of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Police. Brooks. Myers said the mountainous, wooded area where Brooks and Sederbaum were attacked is home to many cougars. He rode 2 miles to get cell phone reception to call 911.


Justice Department To Expand Internal Inquiry After Top-Level Meeting With Trump

22 May, 2018

Representative Devin Nunes, head of the House intelligence committee, has demanded the FBI provide information on the source, said to be a United States academic, used in the Russian Federation investigation. "So I don't know what they're fighting about", he said. A White House official told Axios that, "Recommending outside policy experts for roles within the administration is a pretty typical and routine action for White House officials".


James pours in 44 points as Cavs draw level with Celtics

22 May, 2018

He got wherever he wanted on the floor all night, carving up the top-ranked regular season defense of the Celtics like a surgeon. With a 111-102 victory in Game 4 on May 21 at Quicken Loans Arena, the Cavs pulled even at 2-2 in the best-of-seven series.


Thandie Newton talks about being first dark-skinned woman in 'Star Wars' universe

22 May, 2018

He lifted shots of Ford from " American Graffiti ", "The Conversation" and an episode of "Love American Style". By the time we see the Millennium Falcon in the firs trilogy, it's seen plenty of wear and tear - even more when we see it again in The Force Awakens .


US President Donald Trump tightens Venezuela financial sanctions after 'sham' vote

22 May, 2018

The Lima Group of nations decried the vote as failing to meet "international standards of a democratic, free, just and transparent process". "If the opposition wants to do the same, they are free to do so", said Rigoberto Barazarte, the owner of a small auto wash business who wants to see a re-elected Maduro toughen his stance against elites he says are trying to sabotage Venezuela's economy.


Justify Wins Muddy, Foggy Preakness Stakes

22 May, 2018

Walden in the 1800s. Baffert has never lost the middle jewel of the Triple Crown after winning the Derby with Silver Charm, Real Quiet (1998), War Emblem (2002), American Pharoah (2015) and now Justify having done the double. Coverage of the Preakness was set to begin Saturday at 2:30 p.m. "Obviously it's hard for me to swallow". "I think it's less pressure for us because the Kentucky Derby , for me, it was so special", Baffert said.


Riau police thwart attempt to conduct terror attack

18 May, 2018

One officer was killed in the assault and two others were wounded. Insp-Gen Setyo said they had travelled from Sumatra to help the rioters, but returned as the situation had been defused. The country is set to host the Asian Games from August 18 to September 2, as well as an IMF-World Bank meeting in Bali in October. Earlier this month, six officers at a high-security jail on the outskirts of the capital of Jakarta were killed by Islamic militant inmates who took hostages until being ...


Meghan Markle's dad to undergo surgery, will miss royal wedding

18 May, 2018

Britain's Sun newspaper, the country's best selling, had to scramble to update its front page to reflect what it called the "Royal Sensation" of Mr Markle's absence under the headline: "I've got heart op today". The article described the children, who had two nannies, as "incredibly well-behaved". A child from Thomas Markle's first marriage, Samantha Markle is a 53-year-old mother of three and a former actress and model who lives in Florida.


Letter of Pope Francis to the Chilean Bishops

18 May, 2018

Francis reiterated his heartfelt apology to the bishops and the victims, saying he is close to them and is united with them in "one single will and with the firm intention to fix the damages done". Vira led a group of monks from Wat Phra Chetuphon Vimolmangklararm or Wat Pho, the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Thailand and Wat Pho's lay minister Thapana Sirivadhanabhakdi, Thai Beverage Ltd Co's CEO to the Vatican to strengthen the relationship between Buddhists and Catholic Christians.


Katz: sanctions against the leadership of Hezbollah - the right step

18 May, 2018

At the same time, the six Gulf members of the TFTC - Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates - declared sanctions on another nine individuals and firms part of or linked to Hizbullah that were already blacklisted by the US Treasury.


Trump pushes for denuclearisation of Korean Peninsula despite uncertainty around summit

18 May, 2018

North Korea's act of criticizing the drill does not make sense as Kim Jong-un didn't object to U.S. Armed Forces stationing in South Korea. North Korea said over the weekend that it would dismantle its nuclear test site, with a formal ceremony scheduled to take place between the 23 and 25 of May 2018, in front of invited foreign media.


Speaker Ryan Eases on NAFTA Deadline as 3 Nations Express Optimism

18 May, 2018

Lighthizer is scheduled to attend meetings Thursday and Friday with China's Vice Premier Liu He over trade disputes with Beijing. Kind said Lighthizer was "hopeful" that he could rebalance the trade agreement to ensure bipartisan support.


Ronda Rousey wants a baby 'soon'

18 May, 2018

She's got her first WWE championship match scheduled for next month. "Soon, some day. Some day soon but I don't know yet", Rousey said when asked by TMZ . Rumours suggest WWE have huge plans for her as she may headline WrestleMania 35 against Charlotte Flair. Furthermore, I like that Rousey's not acting like she's some preternaturally gifted phenom who should be handed opportunities on a silver platter.


Refereeing decision robs Ireland under 17's in the European Championship

18 May, 2018

With the shootout score at 4-4, Dutch captain Daishawn Redan stepped up to take his side's fifth penalty. Corcoran saved Redan's spot kick and looked to have kept the Irish hopes alive. The referee's decision was also met with outrage by many Irish fans online, with some claiming the Dutch goalkeeper was also guilty of coming off his line early.


Venezuela seizes Kellogg unit after company halts operations

18 May, 2018

Some 300 workers employed at the plant showed up to work to find a notice informing them of the closure. Venezuela is undergoing quintuple-digit annual inflation and millions suffer food and medicine shortages. The bank's place in the rollout of the petro is further evidence of Russia's role in the creation of a cryptocurrency that much of the digital world has shunned but that Maduro hopes will allow Venezuela to circumvent US financial sanctions imposed past year.


Gina Haspel confirmed to lead Central Intelligence Agency

18 May, 2018

She said she welcomed Haspel's recognition that the interrogation program "harmed our nation's moral leadership and her pledge that it will never be used again". The oldest of five children, she graduated from the University of Louisville, studying journalism and languages - Spanish and French. Nor would she say whether she would inform the committee of such an event.


Michael Reagan: Trump Right About MS-13 - They Are 'Animals'

18 May, 2018

His comment came after Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims talked about her struggles in navigating state and federal laws to allow Immigration and Customs Enforcement to "find the bad guys" in their jails and specifically said "there could be an MS-13 member", before Trump interjected with his "animals" comment.



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