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500-pound World War Two bomb detonated after its discovery in Birmingham

500-pound World War Two bomb detonated after its discovery in Birmingham Rail journeys were also disrupted and hundreds of families had to be evacuated from their homes as police set up a 500 meter safety cordon around the area. The army said that because of the condition of the bomb, they were unable to move it to a safer place to detonate. West Midlands Police thanked the public for their understanding. [Full Article...]

Len McCluskey 'confident' that opinion polls will start to turn for Labour

Len McCluskey 'confident' that opinion polls will start to turn for Labour Media captionJeremy Corbyn: "This is a manifesto for all generations". People like me are always optimistic ... things can happen. "He's got now just under four weeks to try to see if you can break through that image and it's going to be a very, very hard task.whether that breakthrough can happen, we'll wait and see". [Full Article...]

US House speaker calls for caution, 'facts' on Trump crises

US House speaker calls for caution, 'facts' on Trump crises It also asked the White House to provide records of interactions with Comey, including those "relating to the FBI's investigation of alleged ties between President Trump's associates and Russian Federation, or the Clinton email investigation, including all audio recordings, transcripts, notes, summaries, or memoranda", according to a statement. [Full Article...]

U.S. appeals court hears case against Trump's travel ban

Warren). Lawyers for the Trump administration have argued the court must uphold a presidential order involving national security if it is neutrally worded and there is no clear sign of discriminatory intent. How those laws might authorize or constrain Trump's actions is a key aspect of the travel ban cases. Instead of appealing to the US Supreme Court, the president issued a revised version ... [Full Article...]

Washington unemployment rate drops to 4.6 percent

Washington unemployment rate drops to 4.6 percent Walker, II, secretary of labor and workforce development, said in a statement. Over the past six months an extra 166,800 Australians found jobs - 101,400 full-time and 65,400 part-time - yet the hours worked per month slipped by 3 million, the Australian Bureau of Statistics figures show. [Full Article...]

Penguins want more shots at winning against Senators

While the game ended 2-1 in overtime thanks to one Bobby Ryan , the underlying numbers behind the loss for the Penguins aren't great. "We had an opportunity to grab a lead", Penguins coach Mike Sullivan said. That's the Pittsburgh formula for Game 2. This victory, however, wasn't the byproduct of 60 minutes of brilliance. PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Ottawa Senators heard the naysayers. [Full Article...]

Texas Democrat calls for Trump's impeachment

The democratic Congressman from Texas al green called for the impeachment of U.S. President Donald trump. "I hope you can let this go", Trump told Comey, according to Comey's personal memos first reported by the New York Times newspaper and corroborated by the Washington Post . [Full Article...]

Ex-FBI boss Mueller named special prosecutor for Russian Federation probe

The reports cited a memo said to have been written by Comey documenting Trump's request. Download our Expert Edition e-book, Cyber: Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller, is expected to address an all-senators briefing Thursday afternoon. The White House denied that account. [Full Article...]

Texas lands top prep recruit Mohamed Bamba

Texas lands top prep recruit Mohamed Bamba Rivals.com's No. 2 senior nationally announced his pledge on The Players' Tribune website Thursday. "I'm extremely excited that Mo has chosen Texas", Smart said. "We instantly formed a bond". "They were probably just attributing that to my physical gifts, but deep down I'd like to think that I've been making some incredibly hard adult-type decisions ever since elementary school". [Full Article...]

Trump Campaign Had At Least 18 Undisclosed Contacts With Russians

The White House did not respond to requests for comment. Flynn's tenure of just 24 days is the shortest in the history of the office. A CNN report added that "high-level advisers" close to Trump were in "constant communication" with Russian officials during the American election season. [Full Article...]

US Senator Mazie Hirono recovering after kidney surgery

US Senator Mazie Hirono recovering after kidney surgery She outlined that her kidney cancer is "also present in my seventh rib". The Democratic senator will be treated at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington and "will continue working during my recovery", she said in the statement. [Full Article...]

Greek leaders hail Macron victory, hope for fruitful ties

Greek leaders hail Macron victory, hope for fruitful ties In her concession speech on May 7, Le Pen portrayed her loss as a victory of "globalists" over "patriots" and announced plans to establish a new political association that will take part in the elections. Macron was an economy minister in Valls's government from 2014 until he resigned in August 2016 and started En Marche! in April the same year. But one recent poll by OpinionWay-SLPV Analytics... [Full Article...]

Fresh Ebola Outbreak Kills At Least One Person in Congo

According to WHO, the country's health minister requested the United Nations agency's support after one of five blood specimens tested positive for the Ebola virus disease. Latest update on #Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo #DRC https://t.co/7QGBEWSs2K #alert- WHO (@WHO) May 12, 2017 This is the 8th outbreak to hit the Congo, that's more any other country. [Full Article...]

To Veto Budget, Scott May Have to Kill His Own Housing Plan

To Veto Budget, Scott May Have to Kill His Own Housing Plan Scott says that if teachers pay 20 percent of their health care premiums, and are on the hook for at least $400 in out-of-pocket costs, then Vermont would shrink spending on the K-through-12 school system by $26 million. "My goal was really just to come to an agreement on the housing package". Scott said Wednesday he had not researched what would happen if he vetoes the budget. [Full Article...]

GOP lawmaker raises option of impeaching Trump over Comey

Senior Democrats say it is too early to call for impeachment, and that the facts of the case must first be established. National Security Adviser H R McMaster said the president's comments were "wholly appropriate". The reality of the situation is that unless Trump voluntarily steps down himself, Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell must agree that he must be removed from office, and the Republican major... [Full Article...]

House Democrats dare Republicans to vote against independent Russian Federation investigation

House Democrats dare Republicans to vote against independent Russian Federation investigation Attorney General, and top White House aides. We are writing to request that the Oversight Committee and the Judiciary Committee launch an immediate joint investigation into whether President Donald Trump and his top officials are engaged in an ongoing conspiracy to obstruct the criminal, counter-intelligence and oversight investigations now being conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation,... [Full Article...]

Predators Continue Home Winning Streak, Beat Ducks 2-1 In Game 3

Predators Continue Home Winning Streak, Beat Ducks 2-1 In Game 3 The Ducks are averaging 2.7 goals per game and are scoring on 18.7 percent of their power play opportunities. Almost a year after David Poile shocked the hockey world by acquiring P.K. "You think you're playing a good game". "The penalty at the end of the first changed the game, changed the momentum", Nashville coach Peter Laviolette said. [Full Article...]

French Elect Youngest President Ever; DC Is Silent

Pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron resoundingly won France's landmark presidential election on Sunday, first estimates showed, defeating far-right leader Marine Le Pen in a pivotal vote for the future of the divided country and Europe. "With markets having rallied throughout last week in expectation of a Macron win, there was little upside left for equities and the euro", said Chris Beauchamp, ... [Full Article...]

Karim Benzema France coach Deschamps lashes out at 'pitiful' Madrid striker

Karim Benzema France coach Deschamps lashes out at 'pitiful' Madrid striker Benzema has been in the global wilderness, not considered for EURO 2016 selection by coach Didier Deschamps, after being charged in connection with an alleged attempt to blackmail fellow France worldwide Valbuena over a sex tape. Madrid star Benzema, 29, also revealed he has not seen close friend Karim Zenati, who is also accused of being in on the plot, since the scandal. Benzema told L'Equipe ne... [Full Article...]

Chicago Police release final version of use-of-force policy

Chicago Police release final version of use-of-force policy It also requires officers to offer medical aid to those injured in use-of-force incidents, if the officer is trained to do so. There are also new directions on the use of Tasers, chemical sprays and police dogs, and restrictions on shooting fleeing persons, such as not doing so unless the persons present an imminent threat to officers or others. [Full Article...]


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