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Donald Trump lashes out at media at 100-day rally in Pennsylvania Donald Trump lashes out at media at 100-day rally in Pennsylvania
- May 01, 2017

Avoid Route 22 and Maclay Street entrances as you will not be able to get in. "It's a false standard, 100 days", Trump said while signing an executive order on Friday, "but I have to tell you, I don't think anybody has done what we've been able to do in 100 days, so we're very happy". (more...)
Flooding forces closure of part of Interstate 44 in Missouri Flooding forces closure of part of Interstate 44 in Missouri
- May 01, 2017

Drivers who need to travel across Missouri are highly encouraged to use Interstate 70 to avoid the closings on I-44. The detour for motorists and commercial motor carriers traveling westbound on I-44 is US 63 to USA 60 to Missouri 360 to I-44. (more...)
Paris cop killed, another injured in apparent terror attack Paris cop killed, another injured in apparent terror attack
- May 01, 2017

Identified as Karim Cheurfi, the 39-year-old gunman was known to police for armed attacks on law enforcement officers. Meanwhile, the two police officers injured in the attack are said to be out of danger. But Mr Cazeneuve, the Socialist prime minister, accused National Front leader Ms Le Pen in particular of seeking to make political hay from the attack. (more...)
Trump tax plan leaves most of the hard work to Congress Trump tax plan leaves most of the hard work to Congress
- May 01, 2017

The April 26 briefing unveiled the White House's opening bid for what officials called the "biggest tax cut" in American history. But Trump's proposal lacks the hard details about making the tax code simpler and more efficient in ways that don't add to the federal government's mounting debt. (more...)
Japan: Missile fell within N. Korea's borders Japan: Missile fell within N. Korea's borders
- May 01, 2017

Trump said he believes China's president, Xi Jinping, has been putting pressure on North Korea over its missile and nuclear weapons programs. "It could have happened today exactly because we had the meeting", Italian U.N. South Korea's military said in a statement Friday afternoon that North Korea had fired the missile from an area around the capital of Pyongyang, but provided no other details. (more...)
Higgins shocks Selby with early lead in snooker world final Higgins shocks Selby with early lead in snooker world final
- May 01, 2017

Barry Hawkins says he will be on the wrong end of some punishment from John Higgins unless he drastically improves ahead of his Betfred World Championship semi-final clash. I am so annoyed with myself. But just as O'Sullivan has experienced in the past, Selby had saved his most gutsy snooker for last. They want to see fast snooker and centuries. (more...)
Duterte to Trump: Keep cool over North Korea Duterte to Trump: Keep cool over North Korea
- May 01, 2017

The White House said Trump "enjoyed the conversation" and looks forward to attending the key U.S. -ASEAN and East Asia summits in the Philippines in November. But the White House said Saturday that the two leaders, both elected to office a year ago, had helped orient the US-Philippine relationship "in a very positive direction". (more...)
Venezuelans pay homage to people killed in protests
- May 01, 2017

She joined thousands of protesters who gathered in Caracas under a scorching sun, many dressed in white and waving Venezuelan flags of red, yellow and blue. The violence began Thursday night and stretched into Friday in El Valle, an area historically known as a hot spot for political protest. Hundreds of people have been arrested and injured in the clashes, which the government and opposition blame on each other. (more...)
Massive fire erupts on I-75 after deadly Ohio gas tanker crash Massive fire erupts on I-75 after deadly Ohio gas tanker crash
- May 01, 2017

Nearly immediately after the crash, the conflagration sent thick, black smoke high into the air, attracting immediate attention. Mark Ponichtera told WHIO, the CBS affiliate in Dayton, that a wrong-way driver of a vehicle crashed head-on into the tanker carrying gasoline. (more...)
Bribe case: Delhi Police arrests AIADMK's TTV Dinakaran Bribe case: Delhi Police arrests AIADMK's TTV Dinakaran
- May 01, 2017

Searches are also being conducted at Sukesh's Kochi residence to trace the amount paid to him. His call logs, WhatsApp messages and SMSes are also being examined, police said. Deputy General Secretary TTV Dinakaran who was arrested last night will be produced at the Delhi-based Tis Hazari Court on Wednesday.The hearing will take place at 2 p.m. (more...)
Police arrest Lamido, former Jigawa gov Police arrest Lamido, former Jigawa gov
- May 01, 2017

According to reports from the PREMIUM TIMES , Lamido, who was arrested at his Sharada Kano home on Sunday morning, was whisked away to the Zone One Command of the Nigeria Police in Kano. Governor Badaru Abubakar was reported to have directed his media aide, Mallam Bello Zaki, to testify against the governor on the alleged threat. As at 8:00pm yesterday, Lamido was still being held at the police headquarter. (more...)
Several hurt as beer-drinking gunman opens fire poolside in San Diego Several hurt as beer-drinking gunman opens fire poolside in San Diego
- May 01, 2017

He said he and his wife, a nurse, saw "three people laying on the ground shot" and that he also saw one wounded victim trying to crawl to another to give assistance. The apartment complex is located at University City, a community near the University of California. San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman speaks to reporters outside the apartment complex. (more...)
Third Keralite IS activist killed in Afghanistan Third Keralite IS activist killed in Afghanistan
- May 01, 2017

Police said they received an information on Sunday night about the death of Thahir in Syria. "He was killed while fighting the US forces", the message read . The message was sent by Ashfak Majeed, who is also absconding. In February this year, information reached the relatives of 26-year-old Hafeesudin that he had been killed in a drone attack. (more...)
China launches first self-built aircraft carrier China launches first self-built aircraft carrier
- May 01, 2017

Dock construction started in March 2015. After the launch, it will undergo equipment debugging, outfitting and comprehensive mooring trials. General Fan Changlong, vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission, took part in the launch ceremony at a shipyard in the northeastern coastal city. (more...)
All you need to know about Venezuela's political crisis
- May 01, 2017

Maduro, who along with his supporters called for the countermarch, had deployed the Venezuelan armed forces to the streets on Sunday night amid rising tensions. "This is a call for reflection to officials of the armed forces to think about the role they are playing in this moment of Venezuela's history", he said. (more...)
Should Michael Flynn face charges for not disclosing payments from Russian Federation? Should Michael Flynn face charges for not disclosing payments from Russian Federation?
- May 01, 2017

Two months before Flynn, a retired lieutenant general, began advising the Trump campaign, he traveled to Moscow to attend a gala where he was seated with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The letter says one reason is that "many, if not all, documents relating to" Flynn's contacts with foreign nationals after January 20, 2017 "are likely to contain classified and/or confidential information". (more...)
House Freedom Caucus approves American Health Care Act House Freedom Caucus approves American Health Care Act
- May 01, 2017

Besides Meadows, another influential conservative and Freedom Caucus member, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, has said he backs the proposal. Ryan and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., are wrestling over a Democratic demand that the must-pass spending bill keep money flowing under the health care law that helps low earners pay out-of-pocket medical costs. (more...)
North Korea fires missile, defying U.S. push for new sanctions North Korea fires missile, defying U.S. push for new sanctions
- May 01, 2017

The missile blew up over land in North Korean territory, said US Navy Cmdr. North Korea recently conducted its biggest-ever firing drill and has threatened to "bury at sea" the USA aircraft carrier, and there are signs it could be preparing for a sixth nuclear test. (more...)
Give our citizens their rights or no trade talks — European Union tells May
- May 01, 2017

Mrs May said: "There are things we absolutely agree on should be early in those discussions, the position of EU citizens living here in the United Kingdom and the position of United Kingdom citizens living in those 27 European countries, absolutely we agree should be in the discussions". (more...)
Panama Papers: Pakistan SC orders corruption probe against PM Nawaz Sharif Panama Papers: Pakistan SC orders corruption probe against PM Nawaz Sharif
- May 01, 2017

The court also ordered that a joint investigation team be formed to look into allegations concerning the transfer of Sharif and his family of money from Pakistan to Qatar, the same money that was used later to buy properties in London, according to some reports. (more...)