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USA employee suffers brain injury in China after 'abnormal sounds' USA employee suffers brain injury in China after 'abnormal sounds'
- May 23, 2018

A health alert sent Wednesday said a USA government employee assigned to the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou reported "subtle and vague, but abnormal, sensations of sound and pressure". It added the Chinese Government told the embassy it is also investigating and taking appropriate measures. The embassy warned workers in China to move away from the source of the noise if they experience "any unusual acute auditory or sensory phenomenon" with "unusual sounds of piercing noises". (more...)
Oil Prices Higher on Venezuela Concerns Oil Prices Higher on Venezuela Concerns
- May 23, 2018

They are expected to add 1.2 million barrels a day in 2019 which follows a 1.3 million barrels a day increase in 2018. On May 18, the price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil increased by $2.21 to stand at $81.03. BP's Chief Executive Bob Dudley told Reuters he expected a flood of United States shale and a possible reopening of OPEC taps to cool oil markets after crude rose above $80 a barrel last week. (more...)
Trump administration calls Venezuela's election a 'sham' Trump administration calls Venezuela's election a 'sham'
- May 22, 2018

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's re-election was met with worldwide condemnation following polls marred by an opposition boycott and claims of vote-rigging. In December, Ottawa stripped Venezuelan diplomats of their credentials in response to the same being done to Canada's charge d'affaires, who was the diplomat heading up the embassy in Caracas in the absence of the ambassador. (more...)
Verify: Did Santa Fe shooting suspect target a love interest? Verify: Did Santa Fe shooting suspect target a love interest?
- May 22, 2018

Governor Greg Abbott will host a series of roundtable sessions to generate solutions that improve safety and security at Texas schools and in our communities. Officials have announced that teachers will be returning to school on Wednesday, and students will return next Tuesday, May 29. "We hope that this will be the first of many productive meetings and discussions that will lead to meaningful improvements in Texas law and reduce gun violence in the state", he said. (more...)
Musk says the Tesla Model 3 is fast, very fast Musk says the Tesla Model 3 is fast, very fast
- May 22, 2018

Musk said . Musk took to Twitter on Saturday night, May 19, to reveal the specs and pricing for the highly anticipated dual-motor, all-wheel drive, and performance versions of the Model 3. That particular variant of the vehicle will go from 0-60 miles per hour in 3.5 seconds, with a 155 miles per hour top speed and a 310 mile range. "What's still missing is that mythical $35,000 Tesla Model 3 ". (more...)
First Official Trailer for Andy Serkis' New Jungle Book Movie 'Mowgli' First Official Trailer for Andy Serkis' New Jungle Book Movie 'Mowgli'
- May 22, 2018

Disney released its own live-action adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's story in 2016. Warner Bros is coming up with the darkest possible version of Rudyard Kipling's beloved story, starring Christian Bale , Cate Blanchett , Benedict Cumberbatch , Naomie Harris and Tom Hollander . (more...)
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano spews toxic gas as lava reaches the ocean Hawaii's Kilauea volcano spews toxic gas as lava reaches the ocean
- May 22, 2018

VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports. At the volcano's summit, two explosive eruptions unleashed clouds of ash. Josh Green, an emergency room physician and Democratic state senator, said he treated several patients last week - from the Pahoa evacuation center to the opposite side of Hawaii island in Hawi - for symptoms related to the eruption. (more...)
Malaysian central bank to take part in 1MDB investigation Malaysian central bank to take part in 1MDB investigation
- May 22, 2018

He is to be questioned specifically on SRC International, a former unit of 1MDB. Najib has said US$681 million of funds deposited in his personal bank account were a donation from a Saudi royal, rebutting reports that the funds came from 1MDB. (more...)
Manchester United player ratings in FA Cup final Manchester United player ratings in FA Cup final
- May 22, 2018

My way is always the same. I'm a serial victor and I showed this in England after a hard moment for the club. "Like I said in the last weeks or months, I think we'll see after the World Cup whether I am a Chelsea player for next year". (more...)
Pope Francis tells gay abuse survivor 'God made you like that'. Pope Francis tells gay abuse survivor 'God made you like that'.
- May 22, 2018

Pope Francis told a gay man that "God made you like that" and that being homosexual "does not matter", it has been reported . "'The Pope loves you like this and you should love yourself and not worry about what people say'". "To share in the mission to the ends of the earth demands the gift of oneself in the vocation that God, who has placed us on this earth, chooses to give us", he said , which is why it is so important young people seek, discover and persevere in his or her vocation. (more...)
United States to impose 'strongest sanctions in history' on Iran United States to impose 'strongest sanctions in history' on Iran
- May 22, 2018

The agreement gives Iran sanction relief in exchange for limits on its nuclear activities. Pompeo is threatening to place “the strongest sanctions in history” on Iran if its government doesnt change course. "If they make the decision quickly, that would be wonderful, if they choose not to do so we will stay hard at this until we achieve the outcomes I set forward", said Pompeo. (more...)
Tom Brady Not Attending Patriots' OTAs in Foxboro Monday Tom Brady Not Attending Patriots' OTAs in Foxboro Monday
- May 22, 2018

Still, them not joining the rest of the team for OTAs would be a significant story and a departure from the way both have operated in previous offseasons. After a tough loss in Super Bowl LII, Gronkowski debated retiring until he announced he made a decision to play on April 25. During a talk with Jim Gray, at the Milken Institute Global Conference in California, he talked about wanting to spend more time with his wife and kids before the start of the 2018 National Football League season. (more...)
Roman Abramovich's United Kingdom visa is not renewed by Home Office Roman Abramovich's United Kingdom visa is not renewed by Home Office
- May 21, 2018

Abramovich, who missed yesterday's FA Cup Final which saw Chelsea win 1-0 over Manchester United , has apparently gone back to Russian Federation and can not enter Britain. Russian billionaire Abramovich bought Chelsea in 2003 and has bankrolled their rise to the elite in world football. A committee of MPs released a hard-hitting report on Monday, accusing Mr Putin and his allies of " hiding and laundering their corrupt assets in London ". (more...)
Meghan Markle, Prince Harry donate royal wedding flowers to hospice patients Meghan Markle, Prince Harry donate royal wedding flowers to hospice patients
- May 21, 2018

As the wedding unfolds, we can finally see the lovely bridal bouquet and the displays within St George's Chapel which are elegant but do not detract from the splendour of the building. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have a made a heartwarming gesture. At the age of 19 she worked for royal dressmaker Norman Hartnell and helped to embroider the 15ft (4.5m) Botticelli-inspired train of Queen Elizabeth II's wedding dress. (more...)
Priyanka pens heartfelt letter to Meghan after royal wedding Priyanka pens heartfelt letter to Meghan after royal wedding
- May 22, 2018

The Royal Wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry was a hot topic of discussion all over the globe this weekend. She has always had a strong voice. Priyanka, who got Royal Wedding ready with 111Skin, wore her dark tresses in sleek curls which cascaded loose down her back and added height to the jaw-dropping look with metallic stiletto court shoes. (more...)
Curry returns to form as Warriors cruise past Rockets in game three Curry returns to form as Warriors cruise past Rockets in game three
- May 21, 2018

Harden and Paul can play better, but there's a feeling that their individual brilliance can't make up for the stark difference in talent. "Game 1 we felt threatened, we came out with a sense of urgency". "It's a series . We're not going to knock them out in one game", Kevin Durant said. The 7th 40+ game of his postseason career and the 3rd this postseason. (more...)
Man Punches Pregnant Deaf Woman and Her Service Dog on Orlando Flight Man Punches Pregnant Deaf Woman and Her Service Dog on Orlando Flight
- May 21, 2018

A passenger who thought a service dog was taking up too much space on his flight punched the animal and its deaf, pregnant owner, Orlando police tell CBS affiliate WKMG . Off the plane, the passengers' feud appeared to escalate. Despite being at fault, Manley continued his obnoxious behavior, telling the police, "It took you all long enough to get here", according to the report. (more...)
Mo Bamba Measures Insane 7-Foot-10 Wingspan at NBA Combine Mo Bamba Measures Insane 7-Foot-10 Wingspan at NBA Combine
- May 18, 2018

He added he is now "100 percent" after not feeling that way during his final high school seasons. All that compensation [for the injury] in the gym just [made it] worse and worse. Before Bamba, only four players had ever cracked 7-foot-8 - current Utah Jazz All-Star Rudy Gobert in 2013, former Mississippi State center John Riek in 2008, and 2006 No. (more...)
"Mark Teixeira 'Not Surprised" By Ex-teammate Robinson Cano's Suspension
- May 18, 2018

Cano tested positive for the diuretic, furosemide, which is commonly used as a masking agent for drug tests and banned by Major League Baseball. "I still think the Astros are a better team at full strength", he said. They're best friends. When someone gets lumped into that group, it's because there's evidence. Cano got suspended because he tested positive for Furosemide, a diuretic for a medical issue. (more...)
Steve Smith reportedly set to return to cricket Steve Smith reportedly set to return to cricket
- May 18, 2018

The opener is serving a year-long ban from state and worldwide cricket for his part in a plan to use sandpaper to tamper with the ball during the third Test in South Africa in March. The matches of the tournament will be played at Maple Leaf Cricket Club. While Bancroft was given the permission by CA to play in Western Australia's Premier Cricket competition, Randwick Petersham club President Mike Whitney announced last week that Warner will play a few games for the club at the start of ... (more...)

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