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World News Premier Supra Mahumapelo is going nowhere - PEC
Author: 0 Premier Supra Mahumapelo is going nowhere - PEC

On Wednesday afternoon, Mahumapelo addressed his supporters after the PEC meeting. The PEC says it will arrange a peaceful march in support of Mahumapelo. The North West was rocked by violent protests as ANC members and residents called for Mahumapelo to resign amid allegations of widespread corruption, with Mahumapelo's office having been raided by specialised policing unit the Hawks over alleged corruption and maladministration.

World News Former Minneapolis Police Officer Makes Court Appearance
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Noor's lawyer has filed documents indicating Noor will plead not guilty. Noor was in a squad auto July 15th of previous year when he shot Justine Damond as she approached the vehicle. She had called to report noises that sounded to her like a possible sexual assault nearby. Matthew Harrity, the officer driving the police vehicle from which Noor shot, said he was startled by a loud sound and both officers "got spooked" when Damond appeared out of nowhere, prosecutors said.

World News NH GOP praises, Dems pan Trump's move on Iran deal
Author: 0 NH GOP praises, Dems pan Trump's move on Iran deal

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's comments came as he met a group of school teachers in Tehran , a day after Mr Trump announced he was renewing sanctions on Iran. This person had now chose to buy dollars instead of another apartment in Iran , he said. Meanwhile, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the U.S.

World News Lords inflict another Brexit defeat on May over EU Withdrawal Bill amendment
Author: 0 Lords inflict another Brexit defeat on May over EU Withdrawal Bill amendment

Peers are seeking to amend the draft law to remove the fixed timing of Brexit at 11pm on March 29 next year, and to enable future governments to participate in European Union agencies after the United Kingdom leaves the bloc. The three losses brings to 14 the number of defeats suffered by the Government over the legislation, with the latest reversals coming on the sixth and final day of the bill's report stage in the Lords.

World News Delhi weather, storm to be expected, the city experiences tremors of natural disaster
Author: 0 Delhi weather, storm to be expected, the city experiences tremors of natural disaster

The quake was felt at about 4:15 pm, a MeT Department official said. No report of any casualty or damage to property has so far been received from anywhere in Jammu and Kashmir. Omer Mohammadi, a spokesman for Afghanistan's disaster management authority, says two small children were injured when their home collapsed. According to reports, the epicenter was located 38km deep in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan.

World News In Syria reported two dead in Israeli strike
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Syrian state and pro-regime media said the country's air defenses had downed two Israeli missiles. A source in the regime of President Bashar al-Assad said two Israeli missiles were intercepted near Kiswah. "This wasn't just the turning down of the JCPOA [Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action] as it had been inherited from Obama, but it was the turning down of a tougher JCPOA as had been negotiated with the Europeans over the past few months", said Dan Shapiro, who was the USA ambassador to ...

World News Kairana bypoll: BJP fields late MP's daughter
Author: 0 Kairana bypoll: BJP fields late MP's daughter

Both RLD Chief Ajit Singh and son Jayant Chaudhary lost from Baghpat and Mathura seats in the 2014 LS elections. On the other hand, by fielding Tabassum on an RLD ticket, the SP has attempted to bridge the gap between Muslims and Jats nearly five years after the 2013 Muzaffarnagar communal violence polarised the entire region and dismantled old political arithmetic between the two communities.

World News Police Unity Tour departs Rochester in honor of fallen officers
Author: 0 Police Unity Tour departs Rochester in honor of fallen officers

During the national ceremony, 360 names will be added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, bringing the total to 21,541 law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. Williams said. One works with Rochester Police, one is a state trooper, and one works with Gates Police. "They will never be forgotten", Smith said.

World News Malaysians vote in highly-contested election
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Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak of Barisan Nasional (National Front) looks at his ballot before casting it, at a polling station during Malaysia's general election in Pekan, Pahang, Malaysia. With these numbers, neither camp would have the 112 seats required to rule and the result will hinge on 37 seats that the pollster said were too close to call.

World News More EU Diesel Exits to Follow Nissan, Toyota
Author: 0 More EU Diesel Exits to Follow Nissan, Toyota

From Automotive News Europe : " a spokeswoman said there would be a gradual withdrawal of diesel cars in Europe ", but in the long term, " Nissan will focus on electrified vehicles." . Past year it produced some 495,206 vehicles from the one facility. At this point in time and for many customers, modern diesel engines will remain in demand and continue to be available within Nissan's powertrain offering, ' said the Nissan spokeswoman.

World News Trump intends to cut spending where he shouldn't
Author: 0 Trump intends to cut spending where he shouldn't

Future recision packages will be aimed at the 2018 $1.3 trillion omnibus. The official was more cautious about its prospects in the Senate where Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., among other Republicans, has expressed skepticism.

Author: 0 Oil drops on doubts that Trump will impose sanctions on Iran

Meanwhile, China's yuan-denominated Shanghai crude oil futures launched in March "may offer Iran a reprieve for surplus crude that can circumvent US financial sanctions and dollar-denominated transactions", Driscoll said. The United States will reimpose sanctions on the purchase or acquisition of USA dollars by the Iranian government, Iran's trade in gold and precious metals, and on the direct and indirect sale, supply and transfer to or from Iran of graphite, raw or semi-finished metals, ...

World News Girls outshine boys in Class 10, 12 Chhattisgarh board exams
Author: 0 Girls outshine boys in Class 10, 12 Chhattisgarh board exams

Students should visit the official website or the direct link provided below. Accoridng to reports, the pass percentage for the result was 65.97 per cent. After the PSEB Class X results were declared a year ago, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh had expressed dismay over the "poor" show as over 40% of the students failed.

World News Malaysian election rivals make final appeals for votes
Author: 0 Malaysian election rivals make final appeals for votes

Voting has begun in a fiercely contested Malaysian election that pits an opposition led by former authoritarian leader Mahathir Mohamad against the ruling coalition of Prime Minister Najib Razak , whose image has been sullied by corruption allegations and an unpopular goods and services tax.

World News Why Trump was completely right to kill the Iran deal
Author: 0 Why Trump was completely right to kill the Iran deal

Especially when US intelligence officials, including ex-CIA chief, now Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo say Iran is in compliance. "There is not much of the deal the Europeans can save as such, unless they would really be ready to go against the United States", said Cornelius Adebahr, an expert on European policy towards Iran at the Carnegie Europe think-tank in Brussels.

Author: 0 'Outsider' Braun wins Senate primary

Democrats haven't faced intense intra-party battles this year, but the primary race for OH governor has seen endorsements split between the party establishment and progressive activists, echoing the divisive 2016 presidential primary. Results are rolling in from Indiana's primary election. U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci, with Trump's support, won the Republican primary to challenge Democratic Sen.

World News Japan and N Korea should talk, S Korea's Moon says
Author: 0 Japan and N Korea should talk, S Korea's Moon says

Although there were no guarantees that the American prisoners would be freed during Pompeo's visit, USA officials said their release would be a significant goodwill gesture ahead of the Trump-Kim summit that is expected later this month or in early June.

World News NUNES GOES NUCLEAR: Rep. Nunes Says Sessions Should Be Held IN 'CONTEMPT'
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He continued, "The only thing that's left that we can do is we have to move quickly to hold the attorney general of the United States in contempt and that's what I'm going to press for this week". I don't think the attorney general saw it". On Monday, Nunes doubled down on the risk and questioned the Justice Division's assertion that the White Home additionally opposed offering Congress with the requested data.

World News Syria says it has downed two Israeli missiles near Damascus
Author: 0 Syria says it has downed two Israeli missiles near Damascus

Israel's top general, Gadi Eizenkott, cancelled a scheduled appearance at an annual security conference and was conferring with Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman and other national security chiefs, officials said . The army did not instruct residents to enter bomb shelters, only for local authorities to open public ones in case of emergency. Israel captured the Golan from Syria in the 1967 Middle East war and annexed it in a moved no recognised internationally.

World News John Kerry urges Trump not to ditch Iran nuclear deal
Author: 0 John Kerry urges Trump not to ditch Iran nuclear deal

The source said the United States is preparing to reinstate all sanctions it had waived as part of the deal and impose additional economic penalties, the Times reported . Speaking in Milan on Tuesday ahead of Trump's announcement, Kerry said "all Americans should care enormously about not igniting new conflict, not creating a more threatening situation that we have today".

World News Pitt County teachers prepare for education rally
Author: 0 Pitt County teachers prepare for education rally

Tripp Jeffers, a teacher at Parkland High School and former FCAE president, said his personal leave request is in, adding that this day is a personal one for him and every other teacher in the state. Pitt County Association of Educators president Lauren Piner explained why teachers are going to the rally . The rally is not meant to be a strike or a walkout, like other rallies that have occurred in West Virginia, Arizona and Oklahoma in recent weeks and months.

World News In Pakistan Mani Shankar Aiyar compares Jinnah to Gandhi
Author: 0 In Pakistan Mani Shankar Aiyar compares Jinnah to Gandhi

The exams, postponed because of the unrest on the campus, are now set to begin on May 12. Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday lashed out at the Congress after suspended party leader Mani Shankar Aiyar praised Muhammad Ali Jinnah amid a controversy surrounding his portrait at the Aligarh Muslim University or AMU.

World News Cordray, DeWine projected to win OH gubernatorial primaries
Author: 0 Cordray, DeWine projected to win OH gubernatorial primaries

Gov. Mary Taylor , a former state auditor who's spent the year distancing herself from the administration of Republican Gov. John Kasich. Once the crowded primary concludes, Republicans hope to hold onto the seat held by GOP Gov. One of the state's best-known politicians, DeWine and his running mate - Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted - will face former consumer watchdog Richard Cordray in the fall's election.

World News Wellens won the stage with the mountain interchange
Author: 0 Wellens won the stage with the mountain interchange

After taking the second Giro d'Italia stage win of his career, Wellens said: "I was lucky enough to have very strong teammates". "Another rider lost the wheel to the front guys 1.5km from the finish, so I started the final climb slightly behind".

Author: 0 Russia: Medvedev approved as prime minister

He will serve under Vladimir Putin, who began a fourth presidential term on Monday. Prior to that, he was four years President of Russian Federation and Prime Minister Putin has taken, reminds the website of the TV channel "Rain". They had positioned themselves as champions of private business, though with limited success in an economy dominated by the state. The former sports minister and deputy PM in charge of sports issues, Vitaly Mutko, will oversee the construction sector and regional ...

World News Russian chopper shot down in Syria
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It noted that evidence points to machine failure as the reason behind the crash. "During a planned flight over the eastern regions of the Syrian Republic, the Russian Ka-52 helicopter crashed". Russian Federation is using its military role in Syria to bolster its naval presence in the eastern Mediterranean region, making the region "very crowded".

World News Donald Trump pulls USA out of the Iran nuclear deal
Author: 0 Donald Trump pulls USA out of the Iran nuclear deal

Trump has objected to a sunset provision that would allow Iran to restart some nuclear development in 2025. President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. Yet they still left convinced he is likely to re-impose sanctions and walk away from the deal he has lambasted since his days as a presidential candidate.

World News Cat starts apartment fire in Clovis; 40 people displaced
Author: 0 Cat starts apartment fire in Clovis; 40 people displaced

Still no word on how much the damages will cost. Fargo Fire responded to a complex at 2545 14th St. S. "There was a small fire in a different part of this building, it was a quick fire that was knocked down by a single crew". The cause of the fire is under investigation, but the four adults and three children living in three apartments at 223 Greystone Drive were out of a home, Davis said.

World News Airbnb wants meeting with officials after cops were called on black renters
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The police later told the filmmakers that the woman who called the police was a neighbor who watched them take their luggage out to the vehicle before checking out and thought they were robbing the place. "I'm sad and irritated to see that fear is still the first place police officers go in their pursuit to serve and protect, to the point that protocol supersedes their ability to have discernment", she wrote.

World News Boom! Lords land serious blow to government on single market
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Under Brexit legislation, exit day is now defined as 29 March 2019 at 11pm - although that is to be challenged in the House of Lords. The other reason they hate it is that they - rightly - fear that if European Union tariffs are collected at our borders and European Union borders, in practice no government would risk the ire of big business by setting our own tariffs at different rates, because business would shout blue murder about the bureaucratic inconvenience and costs of being subject ...

World News Xi Jinping Meets With Kim Jong Un in Dalian
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A political resolution of tensions on the peninsula and denuclearization should proceed in stages, with all sides moving in concert, he said . In response, North Korea denounced the Trump administration's escalation of demands by warning that Washington must not mistake "our will to achieve peace" on the Korean Peninsula for "weakness".

World News Ebola cases confirmed in Congo months after country's previous outbreak
Author: 0 Ebola cases confirmed in Congo months after country's previous outbreak

It often spreads to humans via infected bushmeat. "Since the notification of the cases on May 3, no deaths have been reported", it said, without specifying when the first case came to light. The worst-ever Ebola outbreak started in December 2013 in southern Guinea before spreading to two neighbouring west African countries, Liberia and Sierra Leone.