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CSX train derails in Washington, DC; possible hazardous leak
- May 02, 2016

Officials are not yet aware of what substance is leaking . A third auto was slowly leaking ethanol from the base of a valve, the company said. NBC4 Television reported that at least one of the leaking chemicals is sodium hydroxide , citing multiple sources at the scene. (more...)
Attorneys ask to unseal records in Phoenix freeway shooting
- May 01, 2016

There have been no public expressions of regret about bringing the case from prosecutors, investigators or Gov. Doug Ducey's office since the charges collapsed in court. Now lawyers for Leslie Merrit Jr. want sealed documents made public. It is unclear what the sealed documents say, but Merritt's lawyer believe that the ballistic tests are in the records. (more...)
Jane Sanders: The Super Delegate System Isn't Fair Jane Sanders: The Super Delegate System Isn't Fair
- May 01, 2016

But Pence seemed to go out of his way to praise Republican front-runner Donald Trump . "I think the only thing she's got going is the fact that she's a woman". Combining earned delegates and publicly committed superdelegates, Clinton has 90 percent of the total she needs. Either Ted Cruz or John Kasich gets enough votes to keep Trump below 1,237 delegates , or he becomes the presumptive Republican nominee. (more...)
Prince George stays up late to meet Obama Prince George stays up late to meet Obama
- May 01, 2016

But the person who stole the show at Kensington Palace was William and Kate's son, Prince George . A spokesperson for Kensington Palace said that Prince George was eager to meet the President and First lady, staying up past his bedtime to do so. (more...)
Left-Wing Protesters Disrupt Anti-Immigration Party Conference In Germany Left-Wing Protesters Disrupt Anti-Immigration Party Conference In Germany
- May 01, 2016

The party will be encouraged by the success of the far-right in last week's first round of presidential polls in neighbouring Austria. The clashes underlined growing social tensions in Germanyafter a record-influx of more than 1 million migrants arrivedhere past year alone. (more...)
Steelers take defensive back Sean Davis in 2nd round
- May 01, 2016

For one he played cornerback last season at Maryland but started at safety the previous two seasons. That quickness allows him to play at the line of scrimmage, where he can use his strength to disrupt their timing and if they get by him, he has the recovery speed to make up the difference. (more...)
North Korea: US citizen jailed 10 years for 'spying'
- April 30, 2016

The Supreme Court prosecutor said Kim started spying in 2013 after South Korean agents tasked him with collecting party, state and military secrets. The military wants to broadcast for longer and sharpen the messages. In December, the North's highest court sentenced Lim to life in prison, citing his "subversive plots" against the North's regime. (more...)
Olympic qualifiers: Gymnast Dipa Karmakar bags gold at Rio event Olympic qualifiers: Gymnast Dipa Karmakar bags gold at Rio event
- April 30, 2016

Since independence, 11 Indian gymnasts - all of them males - had participated in the Olympics (two in 1952, three in 1956 and six in 1964). - Dipa Karmakar also created history when she progressed to the finals of the 2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championship where she eventually finished fifth. (more...)
Delta Orders Bombardier C Series Aircraft Delta Orders Bombardier C Series Aircraft
- April 30, 2016

Carriers typically negotiate discounts on jet purchases. The American airline has agreed to acquire 75 CS100 aircraft with the option for 50 more. Industry analysts had been anticipating that Bombardier will score the contract, considering its effort and negotiations with the airline. (more...)
Iran holds run-off parliamentary election
- April 30, 2016

In Iran's political system, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is the highest authority in the country. The run-off elections are being held in 21 provinces for 69 remaining seats in the parliament as twice the number of the seats, namely 138 candidates, are running in the polls. (more...)
Beyonce's 'Lemonade' Is So Good HBO Is Submitting It For Emmy Consideration
- April 29, 2016

US Magazine said that the lyrics of the songs on the "Lemonade" album must not be interpreted literally and thought of as the circumstances surrounding the 8-year marriage of Beyonce and Jay Z . Rita later deleted the image but took to Twitter to tell her fans, "I never usually address tabloid gossip but let me be clear, these rumours are false". (more...)
Bobby Knight I'M ALL ABOUT TRUMP Teaming Up with Donald In Indiana Bobby Knight I'M ALL ABOUT TRUMP Teaming Up with Donald In Indiana
- April 29, 2016

The campaign said Monday that Trump "will be joined by special guest, the legendary coach, Bobby Knight " during a 6 P.M. event at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum on Wednesday. "Cruz can't win. What's he doing picking a vice president?" Ted Cruz has been caught in a lot of lies as well. Going forward, Trump needs just 47 percent of the remaining delegates to clinch the nomination and avoid a contested convention. (more...)
Girl who thought she was running 5km race runs half marathon Girl who thought she was running 5km race runs half marathon
- April 28, 2016

When a police officer tracked Rodríguez she told him she wanted to finish the race, which she did with a time of 2:43:31. "And she's just 12 years old, and she chose to keep running and not give up, '" Espada said . She finished the race and had a medal around her neck when reunited with her mother. "I'm really proud", LeeAdianez said. 'Everyone was amazed because wow she did it, ' Espada said. (more...)
Hillary Details Bernie's Exit Strategy for Him
- April 27, 2016

Trump, 69, predicted some "amazing weeks" ahead for his campaign. Take away the super delegates and you can see the race is much closer, which is why Sanders is trying to win the five states that go to the polls next Tuesday, and hoping that will persuade super delegates to switch sides. (more...)
South Sudan: Rebel leader returns to the capital
- April 27, 2016

Tens of thousands of people have been killed and some 2.3 million have fled their homes. "It doesn't mean that the implementation of the peace deal is fully on board or fully implemented, because a lot of issues are yet to be sorted out in the agreement", he said. (more...)
Saudi Arabia to move away from oil profits
- April 27, 2016

The 31-year-old prince's " Vision 2030 " is also an appeal to the growing ranks of unemployed youth in the country and a prescription to remedy the kingdom's continuing economic downturn. The push for economic diversification is but the latest attempt by the kingdom. Only 1.4% of KSA's portfolio is linked to energy, because in Saudi Arabia , oil companies are state-owned and state-run. (more...)
Turkey detains eight suspected Islamic State militants on Syria border Turkey detains eight suspected Islamic State militants on Syria border
- April 26, 2016

Later in the day, one person was killed and 10 more injured when two more rockets crashed into a mosque, Hurriyet Daily News reported. Police were forced to use water cannons to disperse disgruntled residents protesting over the government's apparent lack of action concerning the attacks. (more...)
Bomb-hit Brussels subway station reopens a month on
- April 26, 2016

On Saturday, victims of the attacks and their loved ones were able to visit the station. Hand-written notes on the walls of the station expressed condolences for those killed on 22 March. Officials say the bombing did not cause any structural damage, but repairs to the tiling and masonry are still in progress. Increased security presence made up of military and police officers were deployed to "ensure the security of the entire network", the Brussels public transport authority said. (more...)
2 men including USAID employee killed in Bangladesh 2 men including USAID employee killed in Bangladesh
- April 26, 2016

According to the Dhaka Tribune , the person injured in the attack was his friend friend Tanay Mojumdar. An editor of Bangladesh's first LGBT magazine was hacked to death on Monday. Bangladesh police, however, said they suspect banned local Islamist outfits, the Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh and the Ansarullah Bangla Team, of being behind the killings. (more...)
Saudi Arabia outlines sweeping economic reform plans
- April 26, 2016

By "selling even one percent of Aramco, it will be the largest IPO in the world", he said. Subsidiaries of the company would also be part of the share sale, he said. Deputy crown prince Mohammed said that if it works, Saudi Arabia "can live without oil by 2020". "I think by 2020, if oil stops we can survive", Prince Mohammed said. (more...)