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Deputies: Lawmaker Punched Wife For Not Undressing Quickly Enough For Sex Deputies: Lawmaker Punched Wife For Not Undressing Quickly Enough For Sex
- May 25, 2019

McLeod has served as a state rep since 2012. " These actions are unacceptable for anyone ". "Mr. McLeod had slurred speech and walked slow in a zigzag pattern", one deputy observed. McLeod to request his resignation, if in fact, these allegations are true". "Violence in any relationship is unacceptable, and I condemn this conduct in the strongest possible terms", Smith said in a statement late Tuesday. (more...)
USC study finds women are more productive at warmer temperatures USC study finds women are more productive at warmer temperatures
- May 24, 2019

For the last test, the students were given "cognitive reflection" problems in which the most intuitive answer is not the right one-problems like, "A bat and a ball cost 1.10 euros in total". The results were obtained by performing a variety of tests on 543 students in Germany, with about 41 percent of the subjects being female. They say their findings suggest that, in mixed gender workplaces, the temperatures should be set significantly higher than current standards to increase productivity. (more...)
High Court makes ruling on decriminalising homosexuality High Court makes ruling on decriminalising homosexuality
- May 24, 2019

For 28-year-old gay rights activist and gospel singer Joji Baro, the memories of discrimination, physical attacks, arbitrary arrests and being disowned by family for coming out are still too fresh, and he said that even if the court had ruled to lift the ban, he wouldn't have gone home. (more...)
Fire in a coaching centre, at least fifteen dead — Surat Fire in a coaching centre, at least fifteen dead — Surat
- May 24, 2019

Meanwhile, Ahmedabad police orders shutting down of coaching classes, dance classes and summer camps as a precautionary measure. In Rajkot, officials carried out fire hazard checks at establishments housing coaching centres. My condolences with the bereaved families. May those who have been injured recover at the earliest. #Visuals Gujarat: A fire broke out on the second floor of a building in Sarthana area of Surat; 18 fire tenders at the spot. (more...)
Eight Reportedly Wounded in Lyon Blast That French President Calls 'Attack' Eight Reportedly Wounded in Lyon Blast That French President Calls 'Attack'
- May 24, 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron has commented on the matter, describing the explosion as an "attack" with no fatalities. He said: "It's not for me to give a toll but it appears there are no casualties. Prosecutors said a package bomb is suspected, according to Agence France-Presse. The explosion occurred in or outside a store of the bakery chain Brioche Doree and the area had been cordoned off by police, Kamel Amerouche, the regional authority's communications chief, said. (more...)
Trump says US to send 1,500 more troops to Middle East Trump says US to send 1,500 more troops to Middle East
- May 24, 2019

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan later said planners hadn't settled on a figure. Shanahan said he was in regular contact with Marine General Frank McKenzie, who leads US Central Command, which oversees US military operations in the Middle East. (more...)
'Violent tornado' has touched down in Missouri 'Violent tornado' has touched down in Missouri
- May 24, 2019

A quick-moving tornado moving southwest at 40 miles per hour hit Jefferson City , Missouri, late Wednesday night, shooting debris 13,000 feet into the air, injuring at least 20 and ravaging buildings across the state's capital, NPR reported on Thursday , and the Missouri State High School Athletic Association as a result has temporarily suspended the Class 3-4-5 State Track and Field Championships set for this weekend in the city. (more...)
United States justice department announces 17 new charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange United States justice department announces 17 new charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
- May 24, 2019

Assange's attorney's contend that Wikileaks is a news media outlet and that, if he is convicted of espionage for publishing material that turned out to be classified, Assange's case could have repercussions for any member of the media who published information the US government didn't want readers or news consumers to see. (more...)
May says rejecting new Brexit deal risks more 'division and deadlock' May says rejecting new Brexit deal risks more 'division and deadlock'
- May 24, 2019

Ms Sturgeon added Mrs May's resignation also outlines the importance of Scotland being given the chance to vote again on the question of independence. "It's time to get on with the process of appointing one". "She has now accepted what the country has known for months: she cannot govern, and nor can her divided and disintegrating party", Mr Corbyn said in a statement. (more...)
Theresa May resignation: Prime Minister forced out TODAY over Brexit Theresa May resignation: Prime Minister forced out TODAY over Brexit
- May 24, 2019

UK Prime Minister Theresa May could announce her resignation from the office on Friday after a cabinet mutiny and another high-profile resignation over her Brexit plan, the Times has reported. The Prime Minister's official spokesman refused to be be drawn on her future. Former Brexit secretary Dominic Raab said: "Dignified as ever, Theresa May showed her integrity". (more...)
Brexit: Theresa May pulls key legislation but tries to hold on Brexit: Theresa May pulls key legislation but tries to hold on
- May 24, 2019

Local reporters said there were rumours that cabinet ministers were starting a move against her. The chairman of the powerful Conservative 1922 Committee , which can make or break prime ministers, told lawmakers that she planned to campaign in the European poll on Thursday before meeting the group on Friday to discuss her leadership. (more...)
Nancy Pelosi says Trump needs an 'intervention'
- May 24, 2019

They were told that Trump was a Russian agent and a traitor who had committed crimes of " a size and scope probably beyond Watergate ". The Post reports that the clips were "subtly edited" to slow down Pelosi's speech - making it seem as though she was slurring her words. (more...)
Trump orders intelligence agencies to assist inquiry into Russia probe origins Trump orders intelligence agencies to assist inquiry into Russia probe origins
- May 24, 2019

President Donald Trump looks on as U.S. Attorney General William Barr takes his seat at a presentation of Public Safety Medals of Valor to officers in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., May 22, 2019. "This is un-American", he added. Democrats, though, charged that the testimony indicated Barr was a compromised witness. But Trump railed on Twitter early Friday against the investigation, and said that the investigation was politically motivated. (more...)
Boeing officials discuss future of 737 MAX Boeing officials discuss future of 737 MAX
- May 24, 2019

The MAX 8 has been grounded by many worldwide airlines after software problems were believed to be behind the March 10 crash of an Ethiopian Airlines flight and a Lion Air crash in Indonesia in October 2018. "We're talking to them constantly". "The action that we took after the Lion Air accident was sufficient to make sure that the world. if that happened again, could handle it, that the crews and operators could handle it". (more...)
Kenyan Author and LGBT Activist, Binyavanga Wainaina passes on Kenyan Author and LGBT Activist, Binyavanga Wainaina passes on
- May 24, 2019

He was just 48 years old. In 2015, he suffered from a stroke. Wainaina, who won the 2002 Caine prize for African writing, made headlines around the world in 2014, when he responded to a wave anti-gay laws around the continent by publicly outing himself in a short essay , published to mark his 43rd birthday. (more...)
UAE welcomes 'Peace to Prosperity' workshop in Bahrain UAE welcomes 'Peace to Prosperity' workshop in Bahrain
- May 24, 2019

Greenblatt said the U.S, tried to start a conversation with host countries and global and local non-governmental agencies to take over services before it cut aid to UNRWA. Addressing the UN Security Council, US adviser Jason Greenblatt said UNRWA was a "bandaid" and that it was time to hand over services assured by the UN agency to countries hosting the Palestinian refugees and NGOs. (more...)
President Trump to arrive in Ireland on June 5, says White House President Trump to arrive in Ireland on June 5, says White House
- May 24, 2019

There is no confirmation if the President will return to Shannon after the D-Day events. At the weekend, the Irish Embassy in Washington denied U.S. On Monday, it was reported Mr and Mrs Trump would join the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall for afternoon tea while on a three-day visit to the United Kingdom, which begins on 3 June. (more...)
Karnataka: BJP heads for landslide win, Congress, JD-S face rout Karnataka: BJP heads for landslide win, Congress, JD-S face rout
- May 24, 2019

Leading in another 31 seats, the BJP is set to surpass its 2014 performance when it won 282 seats. The Congress was leading in 3 seats, JD (S) in one and others in another seat. The BJP got an absolute majority bagging 272 of the 458 seats, results of which were declared past midnight and was on course to touch the 300-seat mark in the 543-member Lok Sabha. (more...)
J&K’s most wanted militant, Zakir Musa, killed J&K’s most wanted militant, Zakir Musa, killed
- May 24, 2019

Wani, a resident of Tral and commander of Hizbul Mujahideen was martyred along with two associates by the Indian troops in a fake encounter in Kokernag area of Islamabad district on July 8 in 2016. The one-line army statement confirming his death read: "Op Dadasur ( Pulwama )". Weapons and warlike stores recovered. Correspondents say more than 10,000 people have attended Musa's funeral in Tral. (more...)
Botswana lifts five-year ban on elephant hunting Botswana lifts five-year ban on elephant hunting
- May 24, 2019

Botswana a year ago rejected claims by a leading conservation charity that there had been a surge of elephant poaching. It said the return of wildlife hunting would take place in accordance with laws and regulations governing wildlife conservation, hunting and licensing, but did not elaborate. (more...)

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