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World News Peru captain to miss World Cup after doping ban extended
Author: 0 Peru captain to miss World Cup after doping ban extended

The footballer's ban lapsed this month, but on Monday (NZT Tuesday) the court ruled Guerrero would now serve a 14 months suspension - an "appropriate sanction in light of Mr Guerrero's degree of fault". Both the Player and WADA filed appeals at the CAS . CAS said that Guerrero bore "some fault or negligence, even if it was not significant, and that he could have taken some measures to prevent him from committing an anti-doping violation".

World News Brussels: Iran's Zarif says talks with European countries on right path
Author: 0 Brussels: Iran's Zarif says talks with European countries on right path

Major European powers and Tehran committed Tuesday to keep working together to save the Iran nuclear deal despite U.S. President Donald Trump's determination to kill it off. However, it never went into effect: Shortly after taking office, Trump signed an executive order that took the USA out of the deal, thus keeping it from entering into force.

World News Jared Kushner blames Palestinian protesters killed in border clashes for 'provoking problems'
Author: 0 Jared Kushner blames Palestinian protesters killed in border clashes for 'provoking problems'

Palestinian protesters have hurled stones and incendiary devices and approached the border fence, which Israel has declared a no-go zone, on foot. The party has also called on Israel's ambassador in South Africa to leave. Israel blamed Hamas for the killings. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull told Melbourne Radio 3AW: "Hamas' conduct is confrontational". Israeli forces are trying to stop them from breaking down a security fence.

World News Who Is Michael Curry? Episcopal Church Bishop Will Speak at Royal Wedding
Author: 0 Who Is Michael Curry? Episcopal Church Bishop Will Speak at Royal Wedding

Curry is a socially progressive bishop who has frequently compared the black and LGBT civil rights movements. He is the first African-American to lead the Episcopal Church and is known for his inspirational preaching style. The Suits actress was quietly baptised by Archbishop Welby ahead of her wedding to Prince Harry whose grandmother, the Queen, is the head of the Anglican Church.

World News A march in rememberance of suspect
Author: 0 A march in rememberance of suspect

While at a gas station on Thursday, Robinson allegedly saw the detectives, who were in plainclothes, and tried to flee the scene, hitting one of the officer's cars as he left the gas station. As he was trying to drive away Robinson crashed into two vehicles before abandoning his auto and taking off on foot. "I think there needs to be some oversight with another agency investigating", she said.

World News High school seniors pull off epic prank in Wisconsin
Author: 0 High school seniors pull off epic prank in Wisconsin

At first glance, it looks like the wreck left a gaping hole in the side of the school building, just outside of the principal's office. Police went on to say that it's one of the best senior pranks the school has ever seen. However, the front portion of 90s Grand Am is actually missing. Graduating seniors at Cumberland often take part in some sort of prank at the Barron County school, Narges said.

World News Ramadan 2018: Why Muslims celebrate the revelation of the Koran
Author: 0 Ramadan 2018: Why Muslims celebrate the revelation of the Koran

Ramadan 2018 will begin in Saudi Arabia on Thursday, it has been announced. For the world's 1.8 billion Muslims, including Britain's 3.1 million-strong Muslim community, the annual event represents a time to fast and devote a particular focus to prayer, purification and charitable acts.

World News Pope Francis thinking of moment to say farewell
Author: 0 Pope Francis thinking of moment to say farewell

The three Chilean abuse survivors who met Pope Francis at the Vatican April 27-29 accused the cardinal of covering up the abuse committed by Father Fernando Karadima, who in 2011 was found guilty by a Vatican tribunal and sentenced to a life of prayer and penance.

World News Co-Pilot Sucked Partway Out of Plane After Cockpit Window Breaks Off
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Here is rendering of the BA aircraft that had a similar accident on June 10, 1990. An investigation into the incident on the Airbus A319 jet is underway. "Give the pilot a raise!" another user commented below the Sichuan Airline post. On May 3, another Southwest Airlines flight made an emergency landing after a cabin window pane cracked in flight.

World News Facebook Blocked 200 Apps For Data Misuse
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A House of Commons committee has repeated its call for Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to answer questions in its inquiry on "fake news", after branding written evidence from the company disappointing. But it's also worth noting the way the MPs phrased some of these questions allowed Facebook this wiggle room - and opened up the avenue for debate on what a "real" answer would be.

World News Child Found, Mother Arrested After Tulsa Police Issue Amber Alert
Author: 0 Child Found, Mother Arrested After Tulsa Police Issue Amber Alert

An Oklahoma mother of three who allegedly bound and gagged her daughters and stabbed the eldest repeatedly - before setting their house on fire - has been taken into custody. When she was taken to a nearby hospital, the 11-year-old was in critical condition. As Ahmad stabbed the oldest girl, the 7-year-old helped the other daughter, a 9-year-old, escape to a relative's home.

World News Off-duty policewoman shoots armed robber attacking group of moms
Author: 0 Off-duty policewoman shoots armed robber attacking group of moms

The suspect fired his weapon, a.38 caliber revolver, once into the crowd. Pulling out her own weapon, Ms Sastre is shown shooting the offender three times. The scenes unfolded as the school in Suzano held events to celebrate Mother's Day. "I just thought about defending mothers, children, my own life and my own daughter", Da Silva told Brazilian newspaper O Globo .

World News Cloudy, mild Monday with a chance for thunderstorms
Author: 0 Cloudy, mild Monday with a chance for thunderstorms

The high will be close to 86 degrees. West wind around 5 miles per hour becoming north northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Although this will give us another round of showers and thunderstorms, with the front gone, nicer weather is expected for Monday and Tuesday .

World News American diplomat, involved in fatal traffic accident, allowed to leave Pakistan
Author: 0 American diplomat, involved in fatal traffic accident, allowed to leave Pakistan

A case was registered but he was never formally arrested due to diplomatic immunity. The statements of the survivors and Baig's father were recorded by the police. He said: "The permission was granted after lengthy talks". In August 2017, Trump accused Pakistan of providing safe havens to militants fighting USA forces in Afghanistan, a charge Islamabad denied.

World News Soros Foundation moves from Budapest to Berlin
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Open Society Foundations is closing its operations in Hungary and moving staff to Berlin, citing an increasingly repressive political and legal environment and security concerns. Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki meets his Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban in Warsaw, Poland May 14, 2018. Orban has accused Soros of being a part of a technique to flood Europe with migrants and of meddling in home affairs.

World News ZTE Ceases Operations Due To US Ban, Despite Trump Pledge
Author: 0 ZTE Ceases Operations Due To US Ban, Despite Trump Pledge

This week's meetings follow U.S. U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad, who was at the Beijing talks, said earlier on Tuesday the United States wants a timetable on how China will open up its markets to U.S. Trump appears willing to work with China to help save ZTE - a move that could give him more leverage in ongoing trade discussions. The five-page letter, submitted on Friday and made public on Monday, was in response to a request for public comments by Lighthizer's office over its ...

World News 70 officers and deputies escort fallen cop's son back to school
Author: 0 70 officers and deputies escort fallen cop's son back to school

A "blue line" of support helped an IN boy go back to school, after his police officer father was killed on the job. "Welcome back to school, bud", one of the officers says. The suspect opened fire from a second floor Terre Haute apartment building after he was approached by four investigators, police said. Thank you for your continued prayers, ' Terre Haute police spokesman Ryan Adamson said Saturday.

World News Russia's Grand Project to Build 'Putin's Bridge' to Crimea, in Photos
Author: 0 Russia's Grand Project to Build 'Putin's Bridge' to Crimea, in Photos

President of Russia Vladimir Putin has opened a vehicle part of the bridge over the Kerch Strait that unites annexed Crimea and Krasnodar Krai as Dozhd reported . The bridge's construction is hugely controversial, not only because most United Nations countries still recognize Crimea as Ukrainian territory-despite it being under Russian control-but also because it obstructs the waterways that link three other Ukrainian regions to the Black Sea.

World News Malaysia's Mahathir says he will remain leader for 1-2 years
Author: 0 Malaysia's Mahathir says he will remain leader for 1-2 years

The pardons board in Malaysia's capital will meet on Wednesday to discuss Anwar's release and Mahathir said he would be released the same day. "I'm not in a rush", Anwar was quoted as saying. "That put us again under tremendous pressure", Fernandes said, adding that his airline had added 120 flights. In his Tuesday remarks, Mahathir said whether Najib would serve time in jail would depend on the results of a probe into the scandal.

World News Why Gina Haspel shouldn't lead the Central Intelligence Agency
Author: 0 Why Gina Haspel shouldn't lead the Central Intelligence Agency

Grover Flint, who described to a Senate panel the regular waterboarding of Filipinos: "A man suffers tremendously; there is no doubt about that". Former Vice President Dick Cheney said on Wednesday that the USA should restart the enhanced interrogation practices used on terror suspects after 9/11.

World News Jumping ship: Brexit-hit EU staff ditch UK passports
Author: 0 Jumping ship: Brexit-hit EU staff ditch UK passports

The UK rejected a subsequent attempt by the European Union to translate that agreement into legally operable text in a proposed withdrawal treaty. According to Reuters, diplomats and EU officials noted the lack of progress in negotiations on Brexit with London since the last meeting of EU leaders, voicing doubts about the fact that Britain and the EU will be able to reach important decisions in this matter to the next high-level summit which will be held on 28-29 June 2018.

World News Sen. Graham: New Iran Deal Must Curb Proliferation in Middle East
Author: 0 Sen. Graham: New Iran Deal Must Curb Proliferation in Middle East

Russian FM Sergey Lavrov and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif will meet on Monday in Moscow to discuss the preservation of the Iran nuclear deal following President Trump's withdrawal and renewal of U.S. Since the announcement, the U.S. Treasury has imposed new sanctions against Iran, making it hard for the country to make worldwide oil trades and access the global banking system.

World News Sochi informal summit: PM Modi, Vladimir Putin to meet on May 21
Author: 0 Sochi informal summit: PM Modi, Vladimir Putin to meet on May 21

The meeting comes just weeks after Modi interacted with Chinese president Xi Jinping at the Wuhan summit. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said it will be an important occasion for the two leaders to exchange views on worldwide matters in a "broad and long-term perspective" with the objective of further strengthening special and privileged strategic partnership between the two countries.

World News Another round of heavy rain and strong storms possible overnight
Author: 0 Another round of heavy rain and strong storms possible overnight

For the rest of the week, each day the sky will be occasionally cloudy with a good chance of showers and scattered thunderstorms. Wednesday ...Mostly sunny and around 83 for the warmest temperatures. Another summer-like day across central IN with record high temperatures expected! Friday and Saturday look to be tricky with another system sliding in, bringing showers and a chance for some tropical-like downpours by Saturday .

World News Taliban Clashing With Afghan Forces in Western Farah Province
Author: 0 Taliban Clashing With Afghan Forces in Western Farah Province

Mohammad Radmanish, a spokesman for the defence ministry in Kabul said they have ordered security forces from neighbouring provinces to travel to Farah to protect civilians and government buildings. Taliban leaders had claimed their fighters captured a number of government offices including a local office of the Afghan Intelligence Agency (NDS) during the fighting, a claim Najib Danish, an interior ministry spokesman, denied.

World News Qureshi lashes out at Nawaz Sharif over controversial Mumbai attack statement
Author: 0 Qureshi lashes out at Nawaz Sharif over controversial Mumbai attack statement

His comments stirred a controversy, prompting the National Security Committee (NSC) - Pakistan's top civil-military body - to call a high-level meeting. Following the prime minister's comments, the opposition parties staged a walkout in protest. Branding Nawaz Sharif's remark as an "irresponsible", senators demanded that he apologise to the nation and retract his statement, Dawn reported.

World News New fissure in Hawaii, lava flows toward ocean
Author: 0 New fissure in Hawaii, lava flows toward ocean

They are ordering residents on that road to evacuate. A new fissure nearly 300m (1,000ft) long opened at the weekend, the 17th to appear on the Big Island since May 3 when the volcano began spewing toxic gases and molten lava. Kilauea is the youngest and most active Hawaiian shield volcano, located on the southern part of the Island of Hawai'i, known as Big Island . Scientists had expected such explosions by the middle of this month as Kilauea's lava lake fell below the water table.

World News Ohtani dominant in 6th start as Angels beat Twins 2-1
Author: 0 Ohtani dominant in 6th start as Angels beat Twins 2-1

Angels reliever Cam Bedrosian surrendered singles to Robbie Grossman and Joe Mauer as the Twins equalized, but the Angels scored in the bottom of the ninth for the victory. Upton got his second RBI in the seventh, driving in Calhoun to tie the score at 3. "They made pitches when they had to and they held on". Ohtani was making his first daytime home start since he took a ideal game into the seventh inning of a brilliant one-hit, 12-strikeout performance against Oakland on April 8.

Author: 0 Pennsylvanians set to go to polls for primaries on Tuesday

Candidates who did not receive more than 50 percent of the vote in their races face the next highest vote-getter in primary runoffs May 22. Also on tap are contested primaries for lieutenant governor and a slew of crowded U.S. Topping the GOP and Democratic tickets statewide are the governor , lieutenant governor and US senate races. While both have announced their candidacy, the Green Party is still seeking ballot access in Pennsylvania , so it is unclear whether or not their names ...