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Advance voting on again until Saturday
- May 05, 2017

Places 6 and 7 on the city council are at stake in the Saturday election. People who don't have ID can still vote if someone else vouches for their identity. General Voting Day is Tuesday, May 9 and for residents of Osoyoos, you can vote between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.at the Sonora Community Centre. Roughly 267 voters cast ballots in person yesterday, compared with the 96 in the first election. (more...)
My husband's health not as bad as perceived -Aisha Buhari My husband's health not as bad as perceived -Aisha Buhari
- May 05, 2017

This is the third week over the past month that President Buhari will be absent at the weekly FEC meeting, leaving Prof Osinbajo to act in his stead. "Since the people of Southern Kaduna are farmers, we urge government to provide enough security in the area to enable them return to their agricultural business and farming activities without hindrance". (more...)
Acute malnutrition surges in Somalia children Acute malnutrition surges in Somalia children
- May 05, 2017

This includes more than 275,000 children potentially facing a life-threatening acute form of malnutrition. UNICEF has reportedly treated 56,000 Somali children with severe malnutrition since the start of the year, and the U.N.is now seeking funds for assisting more Somalian youngsters affected by drought and displacements due to military unrest. (more...)
'Exercise-in-a-pill' shows early promise 'Exercise-in-a-pill' shows early promise
- May 05, 2017

It starts with a pair of questions: "How does endurance work?" he asked. Science could be about to make fiction into reality after a team of researchers found a chemical compound that can be administered in tablets, and boost fat burning and endurance by up to 70% without any effort. (more...)
SC rejects SBP, SECP nominees for JIT SC rejects SBP, SECP nominees for JIT
- May 05, 2017

The bench rejected the names sent by the SECP and the State Bank of Pakistan and asked the Chairman of the SECP and the Governor of SBP to appear before the bench on the next hearing on Friday. Justice Ijazul Ahsen noted that the court will not accept any excuse or delay in the proceedings. "Tell them (heads of SBP and SECP) to comply with court orders and don't play with the court", Justice Saeed further observed while addressing the country's top law officer. (more...)
Euro zone businesses blow into second quarter on six-year high: PMI Euro zone businesses blow into second quarter on six-year high: PMI
- May 05, 2017

However, today's release of the Markit Services PMI will provide a better picture of the current economic situation in the country, the services sector contributes around 70% to the nation's GDP. The Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI ) data showed a reading of 55.8 for the services sector, a four-month high - where the 50 mark separates growth from contraction. (more...)
Somali government minister shot dead by auditor general's bodyguards Somali government minister shot dead by auditor general's bodyguards
- May 05, 2017

Initial reports indicated that government forces opened fire on the minister's vehicle near Villa Somalia, the state house in Mogadishu. Born in Kenya's largest refugee camp Kakuma, Abas Siraji made headlines in November previous year after he defeated a prominent Somali official to become a member of parliament in the embattled nation's first parliamentary elections since 1984. (more...)
First Quarter GDP Weak
- May 05, 2017

As a result, weaker auto sales could be a modest drag on growth through much of the year. Consumer spending fell to its lowest level in almost eight years, adding only 0.3 percent, with spending on services at their lowest in four years, and durable goods orders their lowest since 2011, as auto sales fell 0.45 percent. (more...)
Man arrested for helping suspected Pakistani spy Man arrested for helping suspected Pakistani spy
- May 05, 2017

Qureshi was arrested late on Wednesday from south Mumbai's Masjid Bunder, while Iqbal was arrested from Agreepada on Thursday, UP ATS Inspector-General Aseem Arun said. Ali visited Pakistan twice since, in 2014 and 2016. Atlaf allegedly was indulging in illegal activities and transferred money into the account of Aftab in Faizabad on the instructions of the ISI. (more...)
After losing 328 kg, Eman flies to UAE for further treatment After losing 328 kg, Eman flies to UAE for further treatment
- May 05, 2017

Selim refused to sign certain medical papers, and at one point, said she would go in for a Discharge Against Medical Advice (DAMA). Eman, believed to be the heaviest woman in the world before she was admitted to Saifee Hospital here for weight reduction treatment, would now move into VPS Burjeel Hospital in Abu Dhabi. (more...)
Puerto Rico announces huge, historic debt restructuring Puerto Rico announces huge, historic debt restructuring
- May 04, 2017

But don't call it a "bankruptcy", exactly, since the territory isn't technically eligible for the same Chapter 9 protection as states. The government on Saturday offered to pay 50 cents on the dollar to holders of general obligation and sales-tax bonds backed by Puerto Rico's constitution. (more...)
How To Order The New MERMAID Frappuccino From Starbucks (Before Everyone Else) How To Order The New MERMAID Frappuccino From Starbucks (Before Everyone Else)
- May 04, 2017

Since then, a number of equally creative beverages have made their way to the world including the Mermaid Frappuccino and Dragon Frappuccino, to name a few. The elaborate drinks are part of Starbucks' annual Frappuccino Happy Hour promotion , which begins Friday and runs through May 14. First, we were given the limited edition Unicorn Frappuccino and Starbucks stores across the country sold out so quickly, baristas had to get creative. (more...)
Turner Prize: Black painting pioneers break award age barrier Turner Prize: Black painting pioneers break award age barrier
- May 04, 2017

Lubaina Himid , 62, and Hurvin Anderson , 52, would not have previously been eligible for the prize, which only recognised artists under the age of 50. His stand-out piece, from the Hurvin Anderson: Dub Versions exhibition at New Art Exchange, Nottingham, Is It Okay To Be Black? , features portraits of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King in a barber's shop. (more...)
More mental health spending in Budget 2017: Jonathan Coleman More mental health spending in Budget 2017: Jonathan Coleman
- May 04, 2017

People with symptoms of mental-health disorders and diseases respond positively to social support; yet as a society, we tend to hide these types of health issues for fear of criticism, derision or contempt. Beginning Monday, workers with the Health Department plan to hold a series of presentations created to highlight issues involving mental health and habits. (more...)
Bitcoin blows through $1500 for the first time Bitcoin blows through $1500 for the first time
- May 04, 2017

On April 1, a law that made Bitcoin legal tender in Japan went into effect. The price of Bitcoin rose above United States dollars $1300 late last week and continued to climb to over USD $1400 on Tuesday. In a previous post, I mentioned how stricter regulations on bitcoin exchanges in China would be a good thing for bitcoin, and now it's showing. This had put a dent on bitcoin prices, taking it several notches lower from above $1,300 to $1,060. (more...)
New ferry route to strengthen PH-Indonesia trade relations New ferry route to strengthen PH-Indonesia trade relations
- May 04, 2017

He said they are hopeful that by opening new ports and exploring possible new routes, trade, tourism and other areas of development among ASEAN member-states will be stimulated further. "I thank President Duterte for making this project a reality and I hope the new route will be a symbol of the strong partnership between Indonesia and the Philippines", he added. (more...)
The Cop Who Killed Walter Scott Will Plead Guilty
- May 04, 2017

In the agreement, federal prosecutors agreed to recommend Slager receive a reduction in his possible offence level, meaning he would get less than the maximum sentence. Scott's family received a $6.5 million settlement from the City of North Charleston in October 2015. Slager was charged with murder but a jury could not reach a verdict at a trial a year ago. (more...)
Malcolm Butler Joins Patriots' Workout Program, 'All-In' For 2017 Malcolm Butler Joins Patriots' Workout Program, 'All-In' For 2017
- May 04, 2017

As a restricted free agent, he visited the Saints , but the two teams could not agree on a trade, and then New Orleans drafted Marshon Lattimore No. Yet his decision to join teammates for voluntary work, at a time when coaches can now work with players on the field, confirms that he is all-in for 2017 in New England despite an uncertain future beyond this year. (more...)
USA government shutdown possible if Democrats don't act better: Mulvaney
- May 04, 2017

US President Donald Trump said that the US needs a government "shutdown" in September to "fix (the) mess" in Congress that stems from the Senate requirement of 60 votes needed to approve federal budget bills. He said the spending package was an "important first step in the right direction" that included a "big down payment" on border security and the military. (more...)
Priyanka Chopra shares her favourite 'memes' on social media Priyanka Chopra shares her favourite 'memes' on social media
- May 04, 2017

But Priyanka's look - accentuated by heavy make-up - grabbed more eyeballs. The actress, in fact, took to Instagram to applaud the creativity of all the those who memed her and even took the time to pick out her favourites. While there was no dearth of tweets and posts that praised her dress, you can't have a train like that and not inspire the creativity of our social media humourists. (more...)

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