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Turkish party names Recep Tayyip Erdogan as presidential candidate Turkish party names Recep Tayyip Erdogan as presidential candidate
- May 03, 2018

The name of the alliance will be determined by party leaders. There have been 943 applications for the MHP, while the CHP only has 550 applicants for candidacy. A formal announcement by the CHP on its candidate is expected on Friday morning. The elections will mark Turkey's transition to a presidency with new sweeping executive powers, agreed under a narrowly approved referendum past year. (more...)
Australia and France plot quantum computing venture Australia and France plot quantum computing venture
- May 03, 2018

France's President Emmanuel Macron may have had le vin rouge on his mind when he thanked Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his "delicious wife" for their warm welcome on his official visit. but I have no doubt that we can find a mutually beneficial agreement", Mr Macron said at a joint media conference on Wednesday. "The rules-based order in our region is what has enabled this remarkable growth in prosperity", Mr Turnbull said. (more...)
Voter registration deadline is Friday Voter registration deadline is Friday
- May 03, 2018

On the county level, many politicians are registered as independent candidates. Of 18 races on the ballot, Republicans are contesting four. While no major Labour upheaval is expected, it's possible some seats could change hands. Take your ballot paper into a polling booth so that no one can see how you vote. Read the ballot paper carefully. Do not write anything else on the paper or your vote may not be counted. (more...)
Latest updates as voters head to the polls Latest updates as voters head to the polls
- May 03, 2018

Although some results will come in overnight, the full picture will not be clear until Friday. The election is only being held in England, with 4,370 seats on about 150 councils on the line. UKIP massacred the results last time, in 2014. Corbyn's party will be hoping to win control of Tower Hamlets and Barnet and possibly even the flagship Conservative councils of Wandsworth and Westminster. (more...)
Chinese back United States teenager who wore qipao dress to school prom Chinese back United States teenager who wore qipao dress to school prom
- May 03, 2018

She had received a lot of positive feedback from China and the South Morning China Post, talking about how her ensemble isn't cultural appropriation, but cultural appreciation. Really don't understand the people who are against her, they are wrong!" She told me that her critics didn't understand that she "admires Chinese culture and loved the beauty of the dress". (more...)
Russian jet in Syria crashes and kills both pilots Russian jet in Syria crashes and kills both pilots
- May 03, 2018

A Russian fighter jet has crashed in sea off the Syrian coasts, killing both pilots state-run news agencies have reported . According to specialists, the aircraft was gaining altitude when it crashed. The ministry said the plane did not come under fire and that preliminary information indicates the crash could have been caused by a bird being sucked into one of the plane's engines. (more...)
Sensex, Nifty trade lower on weak global cues, IndiGo shares sink 13% Sensex, Nifty trade lower on weak global cues, IndiGo shares sink 13%
- May 03, 2018

At the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the broader 51-scrip Nifty , which had closed at 10,718.05 points on Wednesday, was quoting at 10,703 points, down by 15.05 points or 0.14 per cent. Kotak Mahindra Bank, Larsen & Toubro and YES Bank were the top losers in the Sensex index. Market breadth was negative with 817 stocks closing higher against 1848 ending in the red on BSE. (more...)
$600000 Flies Over Highway After Brinks Truck Door Opens $600000 Flies Over Highway After Brinks Truck Door Opens
- May 03, 2018

It's not known whether the incident was the result of mechanical failure, or human error, police said. Indiana State Police say an armored Brinks truck accidentally spilled hundreds of thousands of dollars on a highway in Indianapolis. Perrine says an undetermined amount remains unaccounted for, likely due to other drivers pulling over and picking up "free" money. They are already searching for a bus driver who allegedly grabbed cash and drove away. (more...)
Trump Has All But Decided To Withdraw From Iran Nuclear Deal Trump Has All But Decided To Withdraw From Iran Nuclear Deal
- May 03, 2018

President Donald Trump , who threatened to withdraw his country from the nuclear deal unless changes are made. "I have not seen from Prime Minister Netanyahu arguments for the moment on non-compliance, meaning violation by Iran of its nuclear commitments under the deal", European Union diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini said. (more...)
Xander Bogaerts slams Red Sox to win over Royals Xander Bogaerts slams Red Sox to win over Royals
- May 03, 2018

The current Royals are hitting a combined.268 against him but with just three home runs in 280 at-bats - and the 10 wins against Kansas City matches his high against any team (he's 10-6 against the Minnesota Twins ). Marlins 2, Phillies 1: Pinch-hitter Yadiel Rivera singled home Cameron Maybin, who had tripled, in the 10th inning as visiting Miami won its fourth in a row while handing Philadelphia its fourth consecutive loss. (more...)
Sexually Abused Chileans Expect Exemplary Actions from Pope Francis Sexually Abused Chileans Expect Exemplary Actions from Pope Francis
- May 03, 2018

In a tweet sent after his April 27 meeting, Murillo said he spoke with Pope Francis for two hours and that "in a respectful and frank way, I expressed the importance of understanding abuse as an abuse of power, of the need to assume responsibility, of care and not just forgiveness". (more...)
Who Is Stephen Houk? RV Chase In California For Registered Sex Offender Who Is Stephen Houk? RV Chase In California For Registered Sex Offender
- May 03, 2018

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Division says detectives on Tuesday tried to arrest a 46-year-old OR man who had a battle along with his spouse and was needed for baby abduction and weapons violations. "We were treating this with kid gloves because we didn't want to agitate the driver", Rodriguez said. "All the forces came together and temporarily, they were on his side."Houk is wanted for assault with a deadly weapon, making terrorist threats, kidnapping, and other charges". (more...)
OKC Emergency Management Team Plans For Severe Weather OKC Emergency Management Team Plans For Severe Weather
- May 03, 2018

Severe weather season is here, and there's a chance we could get a taste of it Tuesday. Locations just outside the enhanced-risk swath are under a marginal to slight risk for severe weather. You also want to stay away from places that commonly flood as flash flooding is possible during thunderstorms as they can produce a tremendous amount of rain. (more...)
The Hill will skip future White House Correspondents' Dinners The Hill will skip future White House Correspondents' Dinners
- May 03, 2018

For a recent talk with NPR, Wolf is now talking about her moment over the weekend. "[.] Is it really impossible to find some speaker of amusing disposition who can elevate an evening rather than leave it trashed and stained?" " Trump isn't here, if you haven't noticed". (more...)
Political temperature heats up ahead of Assembly polls in Karnataka Political temperature heats up ahead of Assembly polls in Karnataka
- May 03, 2018

He did it in a way where he also managed to underscore that Congress chief Rahul Gandhi had attacked Gowda's JDS as the "B-team of the BJP ". PM's crop insurance scheme: Farmers suffer; pvt insurance companies make huge profits. "The welfare of farmers is our primary responsibility". "It has been our way of thinking". Did he speak anything about farmers? No. He had told NDTV on Sunday, "If it happens (Kumaraswamy forming a government with the BJP in the event of a hung assembly), I ... (more...)
Police body-camera videos released of Las Vegas shooter's hotel room Police body-camera videos released of Las Vegas shooter's hotel room
- May 03, 2018

Paddock killed himself as authorities closed in on him. The footage, released in multiple videos Wednesday afternoon, shows a group of heavily armored officers approaching, then entering, Paddock's room at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino at the south end of the Las Vegas Strip. (more...)
Dust storm in Rajasthan claims 22 lives Dust storm in Rajasthan claims 22 lives
- May 03, 2018

The storm uprooted trees and disrupted power supply in a vast area beyond the the state. In Rajasthan, at least 27 people were killed and almost 100 injured as a high-intensity squall followed by thunder showers hit parts of the state overnight leaving a trail of destruction, an official said. (more...)
'Black Panther' Deleted Scene Reveals Okoye Confronting W'Kabi 'Black Panther' Deleted Scene Reveals Okoye Confronting W'Kabi
- May 03, 2018

Black Panther has been out for two and a half months now and many of us are left wanting more after repeated viewings. Not only that, but they are talking about her stepping down from the Dora Milaje to have children. Black Panther director Ryan Coogler has shared a deleted scene from the film which shows fan favourites Okoye ( Danai Gurira ) and W'Kabi ( Daniel Kaluuya ) having a marital dispute, proving once and for all that they are husband and wife. (more...)
PM Busy With Karnataka Polls, Says Centre After Top Court's Cauvery Order PM Busy With Karnataka Polls, Says Centre After Top Court's Cauvery Order
- May 03, 2018

It has also asked Karnataka to take instructions on the release of 2 TMC water fro April and May as fixed by the Cauvery Waters Tribunal. On April 9, the top court criticised the Centre and asked it to frame a draft scheme by May 3 for implementation of its February 16 judgment. (more...)
30 people injured as explosion disrupts Jewish celebration in London 30 people injured as explosion disrupts Jewish celebration in London
- May 03, 2018

The explosion may have been caused by a mobile phone, according to a report by the British daily Express, which reported the incident earlier. At least ten people were injured when a bonfire exploded at a Jewish celebration in North London last night. (more...)