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Israeli diplomat kicked out of Uber for speaking Hebrew Israeli diplomat kicked out of Uber for speaking Hebrew
- May 04, 2018

Milner posted of his experience on Twitter , saying: "I was just thrown out of an Uber for speaking in my mother tongue". According to Deputy Consul General of Israel to the Midwest, Itay Milner , he was ten minutes into his Uber ride on Lower Wacker Drive Thursday night when he was thrown out of his Uber. (more...)
Mom suspects racism after Native American teens are pulled from college tour Mom suspects racism after Native American teens are pulled from college tour
- May 04, 2018

Colorado State University officials are investigating an alleged case of racial profiling that took place on campus earlier this week. "It breaks my heart, because they didn't do anything to warrant that", Gray told the affiliate. She later told the AP, "I don't think they even grasped the magnitude of what happened to them until we talked". Gray said her sons, who didn't wish to speak with reporters about the incident, express themselves through contemporary music and traditional songs. (more...)
Judge Grills Mueller Team On Relevance Of Manafort Case To Russia Probe Judge Grills Mueller Team On Relevance Of Manafort Case To Russia Probe
- May 04, 2018

Paul Manafort walks into the Alexandria Federal Courthouse on Friday, May 4, 2018, in Alexandria, Va., with his wife Kathleen Manafort, left, and Kevin Downing, attorney for Manafort. Mueller has charged Paul Manafort with financial and other crimes in two separate cases, set to begin in July and September. The judge told prosecutors that they "don't really care" about Manafort and the charges they brought against him. (more...)
Federal agent critically injured in Chicago shooting Federal agent critically injured in Chicago shooting
- May 04, 2018

The agent was working on a joint mission with the Chicago police task force officers at the time of the shooting. WGN-TV reports the officer was shot in the city's Back of the Yards neighborhood. Chicago police have deployed several hundred officers to hunt for a gunman who shot and critically wounded a federal agent. Before the announcement about the agent surge, President Trump tweeted: "Crime and killings in Chicago have reached such epidemic proportions that I am sending in ... (more...)
Rihanna Demotes Drake From Even The Friend Status And Ouch! Rihanna Demotes Drake From Even The Friend Status And Ouch!
- May 04, 2018

Rumors about a romance started back in 2009 shortly after Rihanna broke up with her longtime boyfriend Chris Brown . They feature an illustration of the 29-year-old R&B singer sporting the red, green, yellow and black stripes mesh Tommy Hilfiger maxi dress she wears in the pair's 2016 " Work " music video. (more...)
Vladimir Putin to attend 2018 World Cup opening match Vladimir Putin to attend 2018 World Cup opening match
- May 04, 2018

According to Sorokin, fans have already purchased 2.374 million tickets to the 64 matches of the worldwide football tournament, which accounts for 89 percent of all available tickets. This is despite the USA and Chinese national teams failing to qualify for the tournament. Tickets can still be purchased via the Federation Internationale de Football Association website. (more...)
Fox to Bring Monty Python Play Spamalot to the Big Screen Fox to Bring Monty Python Play Spamalot to the Big Screen
- May 04, 2018

According to Hollywood industry website Deadline , the Spamalot movie will being filming in Spring 2019, with Idle now working on the script and prolific Broadway stage director Casey Nicholaw signed up to direct. The show won 2005 Tony Awards for director Mike Nichols and actress Sara Ramirez along with the top prize of Best Musical. Dancing divas, a legless knight, flatulent Frenchmen and killer rabbits combine in this epic story of King Arthur and his Round Table Knights on their ... (more...)
Ireland announce squad for historic Test against Pakistan Ireland announce squad for historic Test against Pakistan
- May 04, 2018

Veteran North West Warriors batsman William Porterfield will captain the Ireland side, who are playing their first Test match since being awarded Full Member Status by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in June of a year ago. Nine of the players in the party were in action in the North West Warriors vs Leinster Lightning first-class fixture at the start of the month. William Porterfield will, as expected, captain the side, while experienced campaigners Ed Joyce , Niall O'Brien, ... (more...)
Kansas approves adoption bill seen as anti-LGBT Kansas approves adoption bill seen as anti-LGBT
- May 04, 2018

The vote was 24-15. Supporters argued that the measures would protect the right of adoption agencies to follow their religious beliefs. The Republican-controlled Oklahoma legislature approved an adoption measure on Thursday that critics say discriminates against same-sex couples, non-Christians and single parents. (more...)
Strong winds, possible thunderstorms expected Friday afternoon Strong winds, possible thunderstorms expected Friday afternoon
- May 04, 2018

Wind gusts from the southwest are expected to peak at 48 miles per hour around 1 p.m.in Jackson, according to the National Weather Service. Scattered rain and thunderstorms are possible through lunch and our biggest wind concern comes from the development of any midday showers and storms because they could produce wind gusts of 50-60 miles per hour. (more...)
Man charged after jumping onto school bus in middle of Mass. Pike Man charged after jumping onto school bus in middle of Mass. Pike
- May 04, 2018

The man then left his auto in the middle of the highway and attempted to get onto the bus over by the door. "Eventually, the man got off the hood and the bus driver was able to drive away", State Police explained. As the man walked back to his vehicle, the bus driver pulled around him and drove off. Rizoli said the man was screaming that the windows on the bus were too dark. (more...)
Stop leaving us off the map, says New Zealand prime minister Stop leaving us off the map, says New Zealand prime minister
- May 04, 2018

Still, people tend to forget about the country "tucked away down there", as Homer Simpson would say . So, too, is Starbucks and the board game Risk, according to an amusing subreddit dedicated to world maps that have omitted the country. (more...)
Mosquitoes bite all night at Dalit homes: Another BJP minister sparks row Mosquitoes bite all night at Dalit homes: Another BJP minister sparks row
- May 04, 2018

I was asked if artificial arrangements are being made for ministers during their visits to villagers to curb the problem of mosquitoes. Earlier this week, Suresh Rana, a minister in the UP government has triggered a controversy after he reportedly brought with him his own food and water at a dinner hosted at a Dalit household here. (more...)
Forgive Me too, Deputy President William Ruto Pleads with Kenyans Forgive Me too, Deputy President William Ruto Pleads with Kenyans
- May 04, 2018

During the address, the head of state had indicted members of the political class for their conduct during the electioneering period, urging them to seek closure with members of the public. "The step I took was the best moving forward because I was not born with hatred in my heart, I am a very clean person and I want the best for the Kenyan citizen", he said. (more...)
Third Pruitt Aide This Week Is Leaving EPA Third Pruitt Aide This Week Is Leaving EPA
- May 04, 2018

She will join the staff of Republican Senator Joni Ernst of Iowa. Albert "Kell" Kelly, who was Pruitt's banker in Oklahoma and hired to revitalize the agency's Superfund program cleaning up toxic sites nationwide, resigned Tuesday. "She has a great opportunity ahead of her at the senate". Behind the scenes, the EPA source said Bowman "broke her back trying to fight these stories the last few months", but Bowman had also begun to distance herself from response efforts in recent weeks, leaving ... (more...)
National Day of Prayer in SC National Day of Prayer in SC
- May 04, 2018

Anyone following the heinous "religious freedom" laws popping up around the US understands that the coded language in a new executive order signed by Donald Trump yesterday has been used consistently and insidiously by conservatives to remove rights from LGBTQ people and women. (more...)
California Congressman Denies Sexual-Assault Allegations Against Teenage Girl California Congressman Denies Sexual-Assault Allegations Against Teenage Girl
- May 04, 2018

Bloom had not identified which L.A. elected official was being accused when the lawsuit was announced on Friday. A lawsuit filed on April 27, in Los Angeles, alleges "John Doe" met "a star teenage athlete" identified as "Jane Doe" at a golf tournament in 2005, where he "grew close" with the girl and her family, the Los Angeles Times reported . (more...)
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings on the Cannes Dispute: 'Sometimes We Make Mistakes' Netflix CEO Reed Hastings on the Cannes Dispute: 'Sometimes We Make Mistakes'
- May 04, 2018

Netflix had two films in Competition previous year: Noah Baumbach's " The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected )" and Bong Joon-ho's " Okja ". Artistic Director Thierry Fremaux oversaw a rules change that would have forced any Netflix titles this year to screen out of competition and therefore be ineligible for awards. (more...)
Alaska wrecks Columbian Dyip, spoils Field's debut Alaska wrecks Columbian Dyip, spoils Field's debut
- May 04, 2018

We forced them to miss some shots and we got some easy baskets off some of the defensive activities that we did and I think that was the game", he added. John Fields, who quickly replaced CJ Aiken as Columbian import, exploded for 39 points, 16 rebounds, two assists, and one block. Eric Camson and Reden Celda were the only other Dyip players in double figures with 10 points apiece. (more...)
Kenya: Did Retired President Moi Snub Ruto at Kabarak Residence? Kenya: Did Retired President Moi Snub Ruto at Kabarak Residence?
- May 04, 2018

Ruto alongside Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter, Ainabkoi MP William Chepkut and lawyer Stephen Kipkenda boarded a Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) helicopter to Moi's home but failed to meet him. Gideon, who is Moi's son, however claimed a doctor's appointment hindered the retired president from meeting the DP. Immediately after Raila's visit, Murkomen said in a public function that Baringo Senator and Moi's son Gideon Moi had barred them from accessing his father for political reasons. (more...)

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