• Police Fatally Shoot Copper Plant Protesters
Police Fatally Shoot Copper Plant Protesters

Blaming provocative messages spread through social media, the government in an order said such messages led to a massive gathering of about 20,000 people on Tuesday in Tuticorin against Sterlite's copper plant which subsequently resulted in violence and police action.

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  • Blue Flames Join Lava Light Show On Hawaii During Kilauea Eruption
Blue Flames Join Lava Light Show On Hawaii During Kilauea Eruption

Officials are concerned that " laze ", a risky product produced when hot lava hits cool ocean water, will affect residents. Production wells at a geothermal plant under threat by lava flowing from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano have been plugged to prevent toxic gases from seeping out, authorities said.

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  • Trump strikes deal with China on ZTE
Trump strikes deal with China on ZTE

The U.S. and China are engaged in high-stakes talks on steel trade and intellectual property rights under the looming threat of punitive tariffs. As reported by The New York Times , a bill by the House of Representatives and an amendment by the Senate Banking Committee have been approved to prevent the us government from lifting the restrictions...

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  • Irish Vote to Liberalize Abortion Law, Exit Poll Signals
Irish Vote to Liberalize Abortion Law, Exit Poll Signals

Before polling booths closed, Leo Varadkar , the Irish prime minister, said he was quietly confident... The RTE television and Irish Times exit polls are only predictions, with official tallies due Saturday afternoon, but both exit polls suggested an overwhelming victory for abortion rights activists seeking a "yes" vote to change the consti...

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  • Former NAACP leader exposed as white faces fraud charges
Former NAACP leader exposed as white faces fraud charges

She is charged as " Nkechi Diallo also known as Rachel A. Dolezal" with first-degree theft by welfare fraud, second-degree perjury and false verification for public assistance. "The state of Washington seeks prosecution and restitution in this matter". At the time, Dolezal was president of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP and worked as a part-...

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  • Australian grandma sentenced to death in Malaysia on drug smuggling charges
Australian grandma sentenced to death in Malaysia on drug smuggling charges

Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto has been sentenced to death via hanging after allegeldy trying to move almost 1.1 kilos of crystal meth across the Malaysian border into Melbourne. Malaysia, like other countries in Southeast Asia, imposes harsh penalties for drug offences. Dadah is the Malay word for any mind-altering drug. When Westerners are caught...

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  • Trudeau says threatened USA auto tariffs based on flimsy logic
Trudeau says threatened USA auto tariffs based on flimsy logic

President Donald Trump's unexpected announcement that the United States would consider tariffs on imports of foreign vehicles has raised red flags among trade experts and prompted new fears of a trade war with some of America's closest allies.

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  • Iran lays out nuclear deal red lines for Europeans
Iran lays out nuclear deal red lines for Europeans

Highlighting how hard it will be, the U.S. Treasury announced Thursday more sanctions on several Iranian and Turkish companies and a number of aircraft in a move targeting four Iranian airlines. Ayatollah Khamenei said, "Economy of the country can not be built by European JCPOA". On Monday, Pompeo issued his own list of a dozen concessions Iran ...

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  • Trump considers tariffs on foreign cars because they use Chinese steel
Trump considers tariffs on foreign cars because they use Chinese steel

According to multiple reports , the USA is now working on a deal with China to potentially prevent ZTE from going out of business. In subsequent days, Trump and his underlings have offered muddled and at times contradictory guidance about the motivation behind this change of heart, and what actual policy adjustments it might entail.

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  • Donald Trump: June 12 meeting with Kim Jong-un could still happen
Donald Trump: June 12 meeting with Kim Jong-un could still happen

One of the most quotable takes on the summit cancellation letter Donald Trump wrote to North Korea's Kim Jong Un came from Wendy Sherman, the lead United States negotiator for the Iran nuclear accord - an agreement from which the Trump administration recently withdrew .

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  • Amazon's Alexa recorded private conversation, sent it to random contact
Amazon's Alexa recorded private conversation, sent it to random contact

The woman, who was identified only by her first name in the news report, said every room in her family's home was wired with the Amazon devices to control her home's heat, lights and security system. While Amazon tried to downplay the concerns of its know-how's penchant for spying on its owners, the company is now embroiled in another privacy-rel...

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  • Hike in petrol, diesel prices continues for 11th straight day
Hike in petrol, diesel prices continues for 11th straight day

Industry experts said petrol prices in Patna were the second highest in the country after Mumbai on Wednesday. Thus reducing the prices of petrol by INR 25 per litre. The government is seriously considering the matter of rising oil prices and is looking to resolve the issue in the coming days. The consumers are crushed with rising inflation...

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  • Harvey Weinstein arraigned on rape, criminal sex act charges
Harvey Weinstein arraigned on rape, criminal sex act charges

Weinstein was charged with rape and a criminal sex act as well as lower-level sex abuse and sexual misconduct charges. CNN , citing an unnamed source, reported Thursday evening that Weinstein would be charged with raping a woman and forcing another to perform oral sex on him.

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  • Kanye West Spent $85000 On Infamous Whitney Houston Photo For Album Cover
Kanye West Spent $85000 On Infamous Whitney Houston Photo For Album Cover

The 2006 photo of Whitney's bathroom was apparently far more appealing to Kanye , which shows drugs strewn across the disorderly bathroom sink. Pusha says he wasn't about to pay 85 grand for a new artwork when he already had one, but Ye insist that this artwork goes better with the music .

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  • GOP candidates for Georgia governor ready for runoff
GOP candidates for Georgia governor ready for runoff

It is not entirely impossible for a modern-day Democrat to win the gubernatorial election in Georgia, though it has been 15 years since it last happened. This deep red district went for Trump 55 percent to 39 percent, but has some ancestrally Democratic roots (Democrat Ben Chandler managed to survive the Republican wave of 2010 only to lose narro...

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  • Alabama cruises to NCAA championship final, will be favored
Alabama cruises to NCAA championship final, will be favored

Arizona defeated Alabama, 3-2. "To win a national championship after Bianca's putt to actually get in to match play to compete as a team, so I feel like I kind of evened it out". "We got off to a good start today and just let it ride", Potter said in a release. Collectively, they trailed only two holes in the 99 holes they played at Karsten Creek...

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  • Rusal: CEO and directors quit sanction-hit Russian aluminum giant
Rusal: CEO and directors quit sanction-hit Russian aluminum giant

Prices for aluminum surged when Rusal was sanctioned, then fell last week after EN+ Group Plc ., the holding company through which Deripaska has maintained his interest in Rusal, announced the billionaire is stepping down from the board of EN+ and intends to leave Rusal's board.

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  • Gas prices spike as Memorial Day weekend nears
Gas prices spike as Memorial Day weekend nears

The national average, by comparison, reached $2.96 a gallon Wednesday, its highest point since November, 2014, according to GasBuddy , which credited the rise to "a recent rally in oil prices". North Carolina's average for a gallon of regular Thursday is $2.78. According to AAA's Leisure Travel Index, airfares are 7 percent lower than last...

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  • Three women accuse Iowa governor candidate of sexual misconduct
Three women accuse Iowa governor candidate of sexual misconduct

Two other women told the Register he rubbed himself against them more than a decade ago. "Thank you to everyone who stood with me in this campaign, especially the countless working families of the labor movement who joined me in this race and must now continue to fight for their way of life in this state", Boulton added.

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  • Trump Says That NFL Players Who Kneel
Trump Says That NFL Players Who Kneel "Shouldn't Be In The Country"

The players, the president said, "should stand proudly ", hitting the word proudly hard, because now he wants to dictate not just what the players should do but also how they do it. The New York Daily News captures the true meaning of the NFL's new policy . Though many fans are likely pleased that the National Football League has finally do...

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  • Memorial Day weekend events, ceremonies
Memorial Day weekend events, ceremonies

The honor guard will conduct military honors Monday, May 28 at Madera cemeteries at 3 p.m., 3:15 p.m. and at the Madera Memorial at 3:30 p.m. Those attending the ceremonies are encouraged to bring a single, non-perishable food item which will be donated to area veterans by the Zion Lutheran Church Veterans Food Bank.

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  • LA, Irvine among USA cities with biggest population growth, census finds
LA, Irvine among USA cities with biggest population growth, census finds

St. Johns County's estimated population growth rate of 28 percent since 2010 ranked it as the 14th fastest-growing county in America, according to data released by the U.S. Ten of the 15 fastest-growing cities in the US were located in the South - seven of them in Texas. Madras grew to an estimated 6,839 residents, while Culver topped the 1,500 m...

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  • KSA steps up arrests of women's rights advocates
KSA steps up arrests of women's rights advocates

Among those still detained are Loujain al-Hathloul, Eman al-Nafjan, Aziza al-Yousef, Mohammed al-Rabea, and Ibrahim al-Modaimeegh. There was no immediate comment by Saudi government officials. Ending a decades-old ban on women driving has been hailed as proof of a new progressive trend in the country, but has been accompanied by a crackdown on ...

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  • Thoughts from the Vice Captains
Thoughts from the Vice Captains

I'm focusing on: 'Can I see us winning with the players that we have?' Absolutely we can because the margins in the world of golf today are so small. "I am sure it is going to be a very different experience for me, but I am relishing having a role in helping Europe win in Paris and, in particular, assisting Thomas in his role as captain".

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  • Trump urges a new
Trump urges a new "structure" for US-China trade deal

After high-level talks last week in Washington , Beijing agreed in a joint statement with the U.S. to "substantially reduce" America's trade deficit with China . "Our auto workers are going to be extremely happy". So why in the world we would be allowing them to move forward with these components and undermine USA national security is what's pu...

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  • Warriors vs. Rockets: Stephen Curry Confident Golden State Can Win Game 5
Warriors vs. Rockets: Stephen Curry Confident Golden State Can Win Game 5

Golden State's stars played well enough to win, mostly. The Houston Rockets on Tuesday signaled the first real test the Golden State Warriors have faced since signing Kevin Durant in 2016. As it turns out, they tried to do just that, as Steve Kerr revealed in his postgame press conference. "They just outplayed us in the fourth and they ear...

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  • Battlefield V Ditches the Premium Pass, Launches in October
Battlefield V Ditches the Premium Pass, Launches in October

In addition to that, Battlefield V will have a campaign mode and co-op support, though I'm not entirely certain if co-op is a separate mode. Gustavsson feels that the base game is just the beginning, and says that Battlefield V will be constantly evolving as time goes on.

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  • United States disinvites China from joint military exercise
United States disinvites China from joint military exercise

The United States has rescinded an invitation to China to participate in the upcoming Rim of the Pacific exercise off Hawaii, a Defense Department spokesman announced Wednesday. Asserting that the USA is committed to a free and open Indo-Pacific, the Pentagon said China's continued militarisation of disputed features in the South China Sea on...

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  • Iran lists tough conditions for Europe to save nuclear deal
Iran lists tough conditions for Europe to save nuclear deal

The deal, which Trump called the "worst deal ever", trades sanctions relief for a rollback in Iran's nuclear program. In his first major foreign policy address since moving to the State Department from the CIA, Pompeo said on Monday that Washington would increase the financial pressure on Iran by imposing the " strongest sanctions in history " ...

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  • Philip Roth once explained the 'most terrifying' thing about Trump
Philip Roth once explained the 'most terrifying' thing about Trump

A prolific essayist and critic, Roth was best known for mining the Jewish-American experience in his work. Roth, who lived in NY and CT, was one of the most prolific writers of his generation, authoring more than 30 books before he announced his retirement in 2012.

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