• Contested Primaries Boost Early Voting Numbers
Contested Primaries Boost Early Voting Numbers

Registered voters who are in line at 8 p.m. will be allowed to vote. The model would maintain most facets of the current administrative model while eliminating the need for the final count of absentee ballots, which under current legislation takes place 13 days after General Voting Day.

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  • Quake jolts parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Quake jolts parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

This the second time today that tremors have been felt in Islamabad and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The temblor was felt in the Swat Valley and Peshawar , the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province bordering Afghanistan, Pakistan Meteorological Department was quoted as saying by "The Express Tribune".

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  • Dozens more reported sick from E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce
Dozens more reported sick from E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

The MDH states 10 people in Minnesota have become ill in the multi-state outbreak. Three of these cases required hospitalization, and two developed a potentially fatal condition called hemolytic uremic syndrome, according to a news release issued Tuesday by the department.

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  • Crocodile attack: Zimbabwe bride's arm ripped off days before wedding
Crocodile attack: Zimbabwe bride's arm ripped off days before wedding

Fox reportedly punched the crocodile repeatedly to try to get it to let go of Ndlovu, but instead it rolled away from them, taking her arm with it, The Telegraph reported . On May 5, Zanele Ndlovu walks down the aisle on her wedding day at a hospital Chapel in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. "She was not complaining of pain when we managed to pull her out o...

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  • China says Taiwan not invited to United Nations health meeting
China says Taiwan not invited to United Nations health meeting

This is the second consecutive year Taiwan will not be invited to attend the WHA annual meeting, following eight years of participation as an observer from 2009-2016. Unlike Taiwan's previous administration, that of Tsai's has not acknowledged the "One China " principle. Tensions have been brewing between China and Taiwan since Tsai Ing-...

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  • Japan Visited by Chinese Premier for First Time in Eight Years
Japan Visited by Chinese Premier for First Time in Eight Years

Before a meeting as part of Li's state visit to Japan - the first such visit by a Chinese premier since 2010 - Abe said he wanted to raise bilateral ties to a new level and visit China later this year. "They welcome American sponsors and multilateral consortiums coming into North Korea", he said in an interview with the media. He also once again ...

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  • Saudi Air Defenses Intercept 2 Houthi Missiles over Riyadh
Saudi Air Defenses Intercept 2 Houthi Missiles over Riyadh

Saudi Arabia's air defenses intercepted two ballistic missiles over the capital Riyadh on Wednesday, state television Al-Ekhbariya said. Saudi Arabia is ready to lift of its female driving ban next month, an official said on Tuesday.

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  • Google bans abortion ads ahead of Irish referendum
Google bans abortion ads ahead of Irish referendum

But Google's ban goes a step further than Facebook's policy. Before Facebook started to block advertising related to the referendum, not from Irish advertisers. Now in Ireland, social media and internet companies are not banned from accepting ads from groups outside of the state, while campaign groups are not allowed to receive foreign funding.

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  • Laundering: NAB denies revengeful action against Nawaz
Laundering: NAB denies revengeful action against Nawaz

Based on the manner in which the former PM is being produced in the accountability court, Abbasi said he did not expect the NAB would be able to provide justice to Nawaz Sharif. "The report does not include any mention of money laundering nor does it name any individuals", said the World Bank, which was issued after media reports cited its annual r...

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  • Iran president: Uranium enrichment may resume if deal fails
Iran president: Uranium enrichment may resume if deal fails

The deal was agreed between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council - the US, UK, France, China and Russian Federation - plus Germany. In a tweet , Nielsen also called Trump's announcement "insane", citing Iran's hitherto compliance with the agreement. "We urge all sides to remain committed to its full implementation...

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  • Job review site Glassdoor is being acquired in a $1.2bn deal
Job review site Glassdoor is being acquired in a $1.2bn deal

The privately held Glassdoor will expand Recruit's reach in the USA, a market it previously tapped through its acquisition of Connecticut-based job-search site Indeed in 2012. Glassdoor was launched nearly 10 years ago as a way for prospective candidates to read anonymous reviews of workplaces, and has since moved into advertising roles and enab...

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  • The Strategy to Trade The Coca-Cola Company (KO)
The Strategy to Trade The Coca-Cola Company (KO)

The stock decreased 0.24% or GBX 6 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 2462. About 324,369 shares traded or 27.84% up from the average. The popular soft drinks company started out selling imported Coca-Cola beverages from its plant along Addis Ababa Road, in the Industrial Area of Nairobi, before starting to manufacture and bottle the i...

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  • High marks for City Honors on annual list of top high schools
High marks for City Honors on annual list of top high schools

News and World Report. The school was listed at number 17 among high schools in NY and 103 for schools across the country. City Honors is once again among the top high schools in the country, but it's not the only Western New York school being honored.

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  • Attorney general resigns after 4 women accuse him of abuse
Attorney general resigns after 4 women accuse him of abuse

The developments brought a tart tweet from President Donald Trump's eldest son. "Drunk with power", and then another mocking Schneiderman for once saying that "No one is above the law, and I'll continue to remind President Trump and his administration of that fact everyday".

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  • Cape Town mayor kicked out of DA
Cape Town mayor kicked out of DA

Reports of the offer began to emerge as early as January. It was used to oust De Lille from office by the DA on Tuesday. Speaking after the DA announced her exit, De Lille said she meant to drag the party to court, but did not disclose her next move in her political future.

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  • World leaders united in
World leaders united in "deep regret" at Trump's Iran move

In addition, Iran was required to limit uranium research and development, and allow inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) certain access to its nuclear facilities. "Until implementation of this decision, we will wait for some weeks and will talk with our friends and allies and other signatories of the nuclear deal, who s...

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  • Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba enters Nepal
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba enters Nepal

After the acquisition, the unit will continue to operate under the same brand, Rocket said. A version of this article appears in print on May 09, 2018 of The Himalayan Times. Alibaba Group has bought the entire share capital of Rocket Internet's Daraz Group , Rocket Internet said on Tuesday, without disclosing financial details of the transact...

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  • Congress & Rahul Gandhi Attacked PM and BJP Said RSS operates NDA Govt!
Congress & Rahul Gandhi Attacked PM and BJP Said RSS operates NDA Govt!

Prime Minister said on the eve of every elections the Congress plays the usual game of misinformation campaign and says the moment BJP comes to power the reservation will be abolished. The incident led to a huge political battle after BJP and JD (S) joined in heaping attack on incumbent Congress MLA N. Munirathna, who is contesting from the same s...

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  • BJP rakes up Sonia Gandhi's Italian origin ahead of her Karnataka visit
BJP rakes up Sonia Gandhi's Italian origin ahead of her Karnataka visit

However, in the four years of the Modi government, the remote control has been with the people, the prime minister said. "People will throw out Narendra Modi and the BJP from Karnataka first, followed by Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh". Referring to attempts by various opposition groups to forge anti-BJP fronts, PM Modi said, "big meetings are ha...

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  • Police officer fatally shoots groundhog blocking traffic
Police officer fatally shoots groundhog blocking traffic

Olkowska followed by saying, "I may be wrong and he might have been doing his job", which is what the sheriff's office said is exactly what the deputy did. He found that the groundhog in question was walking into the roadway, causing vehicles to stop and creating a hazard. He said the deputy tried several times to guide the groundhog to the side of...

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  • Trump Threatens To Revoke Media Credentials Over Fake News
Trump Threatens To Revoke Media Credentials Over Fake News

The MRC reported it took up 321 minutes or almost one-fifth of all Trump administration coverage. Trump referenced a study from the conservative Media Research Center that found that 91 percent of all "evaluative" statements made about Trump on the three main nightly newscasts-ABC, CBS and NBC-between June and August of previous year were negat...

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  • Mormon Church severs all ties with Boy Scouts
Mormon Church severs all ties with Boy Scouts

Both organizations are "jointly determined" that on December 31, 2019 the Church will no longer be a partner of scouts, said in a joint statement with the boy scouts. It will continue to work fully with the organization and support its goals and values until the end of next year. The Cub Scouts program, for children ages 5-10, will not undergo a ...

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  • Iran implementing 'nuclear-related commitments' under deal: International Atomic Energy Agency
Iran implementing 'nuclear-related commitments' under deal: International Atomic Energy Agency

On the other hand, Major General Mohammad Baqeri, chief of staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, said that the nuclear deal was not in favor of the Islamic Republic since the very first day. Trump threatened to withdraw Washington from the agreement if the "flaws" in it are not fixed. The deal took effect in January 2016. The top commander's stateme...

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  • ISIS claims responsibility for killing 5 police officers in Indonesian prison riot
ISIS claims responsibility for killing 5 police officers in Indonesian prison riot

Authorities were unsure how many people remained inside the prison complex. Police officer Iwan Sarjana was reportedly held captive by prison inmates and the police were allegedly in negotiations to defuse the situation. But a link to Islamist terrorists was made after a publication of the Islamic State group's Amaq News Agency. Iqbal denied that...

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  • Shiv Sena fields Shrinivas Vanaga
Shiv Sena fields Shrinivas Vanaga

Gavit, a tribal, hails from Palghar district. Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan, meanwhile, said, "The people of Palghar will teach the traitor a lesson. "When they (Chintaman Wangas family) joined the Shiv Sena, they did so not only as a support to our Hindutva agenda, but also to the development plank on which the Sena is fighting electio...

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