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- May 09, 2018

This number does not include early vote totals or absentees. Some registrants had no primaries in which to vote because there are no statewide races on Tuesday's ballot. The report notes that the lowest voter registration rates are for young voters between 18 and 24 years old, and conducting registration before the vote would make a first-time voter's would likely increase participation. (more...)
Justify And Texas Woman Each Win Seven Figures On Derby Day Justify And Texas Woman Each Win Seven Figures On Derby Day
- May 09, 2018

This marked an eight-percent increase over 2017 totals when the previous record of $209.2 million was set. "The total wagering from all-sources totaled $225.7 million on Derby Day, yesterday". She picked the victor in all five races to earn the massive win. If Justify is supposed to win the Triple Crown , he'll beat Quip. Margaret Reid watched as all her selections on a Pick 5 wager came out on top in each of their races - including the main event victor Justify , ABC News reports. (more...)
Jack Ma's Alibaba buys online retailer Daraz Jack Ma's Alibaba buys online retailer Daraz
- May 09, 2018

Daraz operates in multiple countries other than just Pakistan. The five South Asian markets in which Daraz is operating have a combined population of over 460 million, 60% of which are under the age of 35. "We have still only scratched the surface of the potential and there is still a long way to go on the e-commerce journey", said Bjarke Mikkelsen and Jonathan Doerr, Co-CEOs at Daraz. (more...)
(NYSE:MCD) Shares Bought by Northstar Wealth Partners LLC
- May 09, 2018

Shares of NYSE:MCD - McDonald's closed the previous trading session at 164.84 down -0.21 0.13% with shares trading hands. The firm purchased 1,166 shares of the fast-food giant's stock, valued at approximately $201,000. (NYSE:PAG) for 100,666 shares. Wealthfront Incorporated reported 0.07% stake. The stock of Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, May 5 by Deutsche Bank. (more...)
Ton-up Asad Shafiq leads Pakistan's charge in UK Ton-up Asad Shafiq leads Pakistan's charge in UK
- May 09, 2018

Asad Shafiq increased his overnight hundred before Pakistan were given a solid workout in the field by Northamptonshire on Sunday's third day of their final warm-up match ahead of next week's Test against Ireland. After the one-off Ireland Test, the Men in Green will face England in a two-match series. Newton played a watch full innings and hit 13 boundaries during his stint at the crease. (more...)
JD.com Stock Falls As Earnings Miss Estimates JD.com Stock Falls As Earnings Miss Estimates
- May 09, 2018

JD is locked in an arms race with Alibaba to invest billions of dollars in retail and logistics to win over consumers at home and across Southeast Asia. Alibaba's quarterly results beat out analyst expectations with the core businesses strong performances helping to offset Alibaba's big spending on new initiatives and new market expansions. (more...)
Michigan State Police: Missing 12-year-old girl found safe in Florida Michigan State Police: Missing 12-year-old girl found safe in Florida
- May 09, 2018

A child who was reported missing and endangered in MI is safe. The person suspected of taking her is in custody, and awaiting extradition to MI, police said. The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office assisted in locating Brianna and securing her safety, police said. The suspect is facing a felony charge of kidnapping-custodial interference. (more...)
Officials resume dig in Macomb Township where several bodies could be buried Officials resume dig in Macomb Township where several bodies could be buried
- May 09, 2018

The FBI, Warren police and other agencies spent Tuesday digging through dirt and vegetation at the site in Macomb Township for the remains of 12-year-old Kimberly King and expect to resume their search Wednesday. A task force consisting of the FBI, Warren police, Michigan State Police and the Macomb County Sheriffs Office are conducting the investigation. The search is part of a case out of Warren. (more...)
NAFTA talks 'constructive' with focus on auto rules -Canadian minister NAFTA talks 'constructive' with focus on auto rules -Canadian minister
- May 09, 2018

The topic of automobiles is likely to loom large. U.S. President Donald Trump has led the push to retool the 1990s-era trade agreement, threatening to dump the accord if it can not be reworked to his satisfaction. Canada's foreign minister, Chrystia Freeland, is scheduled to meet her US counterpart later in the day. Major differences remain between the three on several US demands, including autos, the future of the pact's dispute-resolution mechanisms and a USA proposal for a sunset clause ... (more...)
Saudi says to lift driving ban on women June 24 Saudi says to lift driving ban on women June 24
- May 09, 2018

Regarding the results of this research, Stepfeed pointed out that Saudi Arabia today comprises a young population, many under the age of 30 who are open to the world and invested in transforming the Kingdom for the better. "Applicants are required to pass a medical exam, theoretical and practical driving tests and complete the required hours of training in accredited driving schools". (more...)
IRCTC e-Wallet app for easy tatkal ticket booking IRCTC e-Wallet app for easy tatkal ticket booking
- May 09, 2018

Similar to additional mobile wallets, this dollars can be properly used at the right time of reserving. The kind of app can be used by commuters on the go as it save time by avoiding the payment approval cycle. Meanwhile, IRCTC launched a new method for booking rail tickets including Tatkal tickets. IRCTC also tweeted the same stating "PNR (passenger name record) will be automatically cancelled". (more...)
Boom! Lords land serious blow to government on single market Boom! Lords land serious blow to government on single market
- May 09, 2018

The Government suffered a third defeat, and its 13th in total, as peers backed retaining key aspects of the single market by continued participation in the European Economic Area. "In negotiations you have to be flexible and willing to change direction if it is not in your best interests, and putting this date down as a bench-mark was never in the best interests of the United Kingdom". (more...)
Facebook bans ads on Ireland's abortion referendum by foreign advertisers Facebook bans ads on Ireland's abortion referendum by foreign advertisers
- May 09, 2018

In a statement today, Facebook admitted it was an issue they had been "thinking about for some time". Concerns have been raised about the influence organisations and individuals based outside of Ireland have had on the outcome of the referendum thanks to a legal loophole that allows them to buy adverts on social media. (more...)
Syrian media: Israel launches airstrike near Damascus Syrian media: Israel launches airstrike near Damascus
- May 09, 2018

Israeli leaders warmly welcomed US President Donald Trump's announcement on Tuesday of America's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal."Israel fully". In light of the development, the military ordered cities and towns in the Golan Heights area to open their bomb shelters. Israel has posted Iron Dome short-range air defenses on the Golan, local media said, suggesting that the anticipated attack could be by ground-to-ground rockets or mortars. (more...)
Suspect arrested in shooting of ATF agent Suspect arrested in shooting of ATF agent
- May 09, 2018

The Back of the Yards neighborhood has become a hotbed for gang-related shootings in the last two years, leading to the deaths of 50 people out of the more than 140 that have been hit by gunfire, according to the Chicago Tribune. District Court at 11 a.m., but provided no details. The agent suffered gunshot wounds to the nose and cheek and was rushed by fellow law enforcement to Stroger Hospital. (more...)
Mom warns parents about 'Deodorant Challenge' after daughter suffers burns Mom warns parents about 'Deodorant Challenge' after daughter suffers burns
- May 09, 2018

In a post on Facebook, which has been shared by almost 3,500 people, Jamie Prescott wrote that "the deodorant challenge " has become common place amongt the town's teenagers. "It literally involves spraying deodorant on to someone else for as long as possible". Sheila Merrill, public health adviser for The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents ( RoSPA ), told HuffPost UK : "We are disappointed to see this irresponsible new craze emerging, which may result in such serious burns that ... (more...)
Taiwan blames China for absence from United Nations health meeting Taiwan blames China for absence from United Nations health meeting
- May 09, 2018

As for earlier media reports implying that Latin American ally Guatemala is likely to follow the steps of Panama and the Dominican Republic - establishing diplomatic relations with China and cutting ties with Taiwan, the minister disagreed and said the ally had stood up for Taiwan in various worldwide organizations through different means. (more...)
'Nazi Grandma' Arrested After Failing To Show Up For Prison Sentence 'Nazi Grandma' Arrested After Failing To Show Up For Prison Sentence
- May 09, 2018

Nazi Grandma was no doubt upset when Major Arnold Ernst Toht's face melted in the Indiana Jones movie. When police went to retrieve the elderly grandmother, they found that her house was empty and her vehicle was missing, and began a search for her. (more...)
Man dies following police-involved shooting at Departure Bay ferry terminal Man dies following police-involved shooting at Departure Bay ferry terminal
- May 09, 2018

The IIO says the Island District Emergency Response Team was assisting Nanaimo RCMP with an arrest at the Departure Bay ferry terminal in relation to a violent auto jacking. They investigate all officer-involved incidents that result in death or serious harm. Sailings are out of Departure Bay were delayed but are back to normal service. (more...)
George Zimmerman Accused of Criminal Stalking George Zimmerman Accused of Criminal Stalking
- May 09, 2018

Zimmerman has had several run-ins with authorities since he was acquitted of second-degree murder in the 2012 killing of Martin, who was visiting his father at a housing complex where Zimmerman belonged to the neighborhood watch program. Warren says within a two-hour period on December 16, he received 21 phone calls, 38 text messages, and seven voicemails from Zimmerman. The private investigator told Seminole County Sheriff's Office deputies that he sent Zimmerman a text message and left him ... (more...)

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