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Small-plane crash near California lake kills 2 Small-plane crash near California lake kills 2
- May 09, 2017

The plane that crashed was a two-seat, single-engine ICON A5 Amphibious Light Sport Aircraft. "We don't have any known witnesses at this point in time to the accident sequence itself", said NTSB investigator Joshua Cawthra. Icon Founder Kirk Hawkins said in a Facebook post that the loss of Karkow and Sever was a heavy blow. It is the second plane-related incident in 10 days at the lake. (more...)
Up in smoke: Legislature can't agree on medical marijuana Up in smoke: Legislature can't agree on medical marijuana
- May 09, 2017

The two chambers needed to reach agreement by Friday, the final scheduled day of the annual legislative session. Florida lawmakers return to the state Capitol Monday afternoon to fulfill the the only task required of them by the Florida Constitution during their regular legislative session-approve a budget for the upcoming fiscal year. (more...)
Actor Antonio Sabato Jr. running for California House seat Actor Antonio Sabato Jr. running for California House seat
- May 09, 2017

Antonio will be going against the democratic representative of the southern central coast in the upcoming 2018 election. CNN reports that the actor was inspired to run for office throughout President Donald Trump's election cycle. Strategist Jeff Corless will reportedly serve as Sabato's top adviser. Sabato, who has also competed on " Dancing with the Stars " and on "My Antonio ", in which women vied for his affection, praised then-Republican presidential nominee Trump at the ... (more...)
Israel says Palestinian hunger strike leader ate in secret
- May 09, 2017

Unnamed sources have claimed the food was bait to get the Palestinian leader to break his strike. Barghouti, who disputed the court's jurisdiction and did not mount a defense, has been in prison since 2002. "The prisoners on hunger strike are in direct confrontation with the enemy but they have only the weapon of the empty stomach". Having spent the last 15 years in an Israeli prison, I have been both a witness to and a victim of Israel's illegal system of mass arbitrary arrests and ... (more...)
Trump anti-climate ghost hangs over UN meeting
- May 09, 2017

But the negotiations risk being hamstrung over fears that the world's number two carbon polluter will pull out and throw the pact into disarray. As speculation continues about how Trump will handle the agreement, Tillerson is set to travel to Alaska for an Arctic Summit council this week amid concerns from other nations that the Trump administration will undermine global efforts to address climate change in the Arctic, where rising temperatures are having a disproportionate effect. (more...)
Powerball ticket sold in Martin worth $150K Powerball ticket sold in Martin worth $150K
- May 09, 2017

The ticket was purchased at the Food Lion #1681 store on Highway 15 South. The odds of matching four white ball numbers and the red Powerball® number are 1 in 913,129. Winning numbers are 11, 21, 31, 41, 59 , Powerball 21, Power Play 3. This is the 17th million-dollar Powerball prize won in Nebraska since January 2012 when the Match 5 prize was increased to $1 million, according to the Nebraska Lottery. (more...)
Lightning bolt kills Colorado woman, horse Lightning bolt kills Colorado woman, horse
- May 09, 2017

The lightning bolt appeared to hit about 10 feet from where the woman and her horse fell. Her condition was not updated by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office on Monday. Colorado has been one of the top states for lightning deaths in the United States over the past decade. The lightning was part of a fast-moving thunderstorm that swept across the metro area on Sunday afternoon. (more...)
7000 bodies could be buried on Mississippi campus 7000 bodies could be buried on Mississippi campus
- May 09, 2017

Back in 2013, school officials discovered 66 coffins while starting constructing a road on the campus. At its height, about 6,000 patients stayed at the asylum, and the facility provided many jobs to the area. Two decades later, construction began on the same hill for UMMC. "We have inherited these patients", said Ralph Didlake, who oversees UMMC's Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities, in The Clarion Ledger . (more...)
Priyanka Chopra Praises SC's Decision On Nirbhaya Case; Shares A Touching Post Priyanka Chopra Praises SC's Decision On Nirbhaya Case; Shares A Touching Post
- May 09, 2017

When women do report rapes, police often refuse to file charges and pressure the victims to reach a compromise with their attackers. Welcoming the Supreme Court's verdict on the Nirbhaya case Congress leader Shobha Oza said that it is a historic judgment and that it would definitely prove to be an important decision for women's safety in the country. (more...)
Chibok Girls Lawmaker urges FG to speed effort in releasing the remaining Chibok Girls Lawmaker urges FG to speed effort in releasing the remaining
- May 09, 2017

He said: "I can not express in a few words how happy I am to welcome our dear girls back to freedom". The International Committee of the Red Cross and the Swiss government helped to negotiate the girls' release on both occasions. Girls who escaped early on said some of their classmates had died from illness. Pernille Ironside, acting representative of Unicef Nigeria, told Sky News: "These girls have faced horrific and unspeakable crimes and experiences". (more...)
ALERT: Major Recall on Aunt Jemima Products ALERT: Major Recall on Aunt Jemima Products
- May 08, 2017

It affects frozen productsdistributed in the United States and Mexico, but does not include dry mixes and syrups. The company says the safety of its customers is its top priority. However, the company reaffirmed its guidance for adjusted diluted EPS in the range of US$2.55 to $2.60 for the full-year of 2017. Affected products can be returned to the place of purchase for a refund, the company said. (more...)
Gas Prices Drop 7 Cents In Chattanooga Gas Prices Drop 7 Cents In Chattanooga
- May 08, 2017

The Palmetto State continues to boast the lowest gas prices in the nation, and declining prices could bode well for summer travelers. $2.04 per gallon in 2016, $2.42 in 2015, $3.51 in 2014, $3.21 in 2013 and $3.52 in 2012. Falling gas prices are pushing them closer to last year's levels. Huntsville- $2.14, down 1.8 cents per gallon from last week's $2.16. "Factors playing a role: weak demand and strong production, which continue to weigh on OPEC's output cut last November created to ... (more...)
Trump tries to pressure Senate Republicans on health care
- May 08, 2017

Republicans including Trump have campaigned relentlessly on the pledge to dismantle the 2010 reforms. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., whose state did not enlarge Medicaid, said he would not back a health care bill "that rewards people for taking Medicaid expansion at the expense of those who did not". (more...)
Kicking off Mental Health Awareness week Kicking off Mental Health Awareness week
- May 08, 2017

The Equalities Act would also be reformed to tackle discrimination against people with mental health problems, the party has pledged. A major new study by the Mental Health Foundation on the nation's mental health has uncovered that most Britons (65 per cent) say that they have experienced a mental health problem - like a panic attack or depression. (more...)
Sunday Times Rich List: Hinduja brothers top billionaires in United Kingdom Sunday Times Rich List: Hinduja brothers top billionaires in United Kingdom
- May 08, 2017

There are now 14 more billionaires in Britain than this time previous year, with the number climbing to 134, according to the annual Sunday Times Rich List . The only top 20 entrants to have suffered a loss this year are Guy, George and Galen Junior Weston and family who sit in seventh position. For example, former Morgan Stanley banker John Grayken, 60, bought London-based property firm Quintain via his private equity firm Lone Star and now he owns property around the lucrative area ... (more...)
Rescue remaining 113 Chibok girls, BBOG tells Buhari, FG Rescue remaining 113 Chibok girls, BBOG tells Buhari, FG
- May 08, 2017

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, says he salutes President Muhammadu Buhari , the military and parents of the abducted Chibok girls on the negotiated freedom of the schoolgirls. "The president was delighted to receive them and he promised that all that is needed to be done to reintegrate them into society will be done", Buhari's spokesman, Femi Adesina, told reporters. (more...)
Bigger battle looms after vote to repeal Obamacare
- May 08, 2017

The President congratulated and thanked House Speaker Paul Ryan and praised House Republicans for coming together. President Trump's first 100 days may be over, but on Thursday he celebrated his first presidential victory. Many have taken to Twitter to share how the health bill could impact them. "Premiums will be coming down, deductibles will be coming down, but very importantly it's a great plan". (more...)
US House approves bill to repeal Affordable Care Act
- May 08, 2017

He memorably told MSNBC that first Congress had to pass the bill, "and then we can have the chance to really explain what's in it". Obamacare was famously 10 times that length. House Speaker Paul Ryan, talking to George Stephanopoulos, on ABC This Week , also expressed optimism that the Republicans wouldn't be punished by voters for their votes on health care. (more...)
Unrelenting rain worsens flood crisis in saturated Central Cda
- May 08, 2017

The rain is expected to lessen by Saturday night, Environment Canada said on its website. To the east of Ottawa the community of Clarence-Rockland declared a state of emergency in anticipation of continuing heavy rain, while across the Ottawa River in Gatineau residents were waging a largely futile struggle to prevent the deluge from engulfing their properties. (more...)
Nigerian President Buhari due in London for medical treatment amid health fears Nigerian President Buhari due in London for medical treatment amid health fears
- May 08, 2017

President Buhari had travelled to London in January for a similar check up. "In the past days, several notable persons have breached decorum to make demands that have no anchor in the Nigerian constitution like asking the president to take a medical leave", read a statement signed by Steven Onwu, chairman of the group, and Joyce Adamu, its secretary., on behalf of the group, the statement by the group read. (more...)

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