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Donald Glover Imagines Lando Film as 'Frasier In Space

Donald Glover Imagines Lando Film as 'Frasier In Space How do you think George Lucas feels about what Disney has done with his beloved Star Wars? I'm just looking to see what it is that makes me tick now, what it is that I relate to, what it is that gets me going now, in this climate. Some have criticized the move to label Lando pansexual, calling it lazy, queerbaiting, and over-generous by not actively trying to present a queer character... [Full Article...]

Venezuela election: Maduro wins second term amid poor voter turnout

Venezuela election: Maduro wins second term amid poor voter turnout He has a 75-per cent disapproval rating. "The United States will not sit idly by as Venezuela crumbles and the misery of their courageous people continues", Pence said in a statement . A social crisis years in the making has worsened as Venezuela's oil production - the source of nearly all of its foreign income - has collapsed to the lowest level in decades and financial sanctions by the Trum... [Full Article...]

Bernie Sanders announces he's seeking reelection to the US Senate

Bernie Sanders announces he's seeking reelection to the US Senate U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders announced he is running for reelection to the U.S. Senate on Monday. "If reelected, you can be sure that I will continue to be the fiercest opponent in the Senate to the right-wing extremism of Trump and the Republican leadership", the 76-year-old Vermont senator said on Twitter. [Full Article...]

Justify Wins Preakness, Keeping Triple Crown Hopes Alive

Justify Wins Preakness, Keeping Triple Crown Hopes Alive The chestnut colt, the victor of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, would become the 13th horse to claim a Triple Crown with a victory in the 1-1/2 mile (12-furlong) Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. Trainer Todd Pletcher has long succeeded bringing rested challengers to the Belmont Stakes, which he's won three times. Justify showed more evidence of being the same ... [Full Article...]

Brent crude hits $80; Diesel, Petrol prices reach five year high

Brent crude hits $80; Diesel, Petrol prices reach five year high As per reports, the hike in prices comes in the backdrop of increase in global crude oil prices, which are reportedly estimated to touch Dollars 100 for one barrel. The price hike projection is based on the assumption that global prices of diesel , petrol and rupee-dollar rate remain stable from hereon. The OMCs returned to daily price revision from May 14. [Full Article...]

Arivu celebrates as Mysuru bags 'India's Cleanest Medium City' tag

Arivu celebrates as Mysuru bags 'India's Cleanest Medium City' tag Among capitals, Greater Mumbai was ranked the cleanest, while Rajasthan's Jaipur was judged the fastest mover state capital. Category-wise assessment of open-defecation free (ODF) progress, collection and transportation of solid waste and processing of solid waste saw their respective weightages being increased in this year Swachchh Survekshan. [Full Article...]

Tesla confirms Utah driver engaged autopilot functions before slamming into firetruck

Tesla confirms Utah driver engaged autopilot functions before slamming into firetruck That makes at least three the number of federal investigations into Tesla crashes now underway. "Consistent with NHTSA's oversight and authority over the safety of all motor vehicles and equipment, the agency has launched its special crash investigations team to gather information on the South Jordan, Utah, crash". [Full Article...]

Scientists in Hawaii warn of more eruptions from Kiluaea

Scientists in Hawaii warn of more eruptions from Kiluaea This is the kind of event that we had been expecting might happen at Halemaumau based on the interaction of the dropping lava levels with ground water, so this explosive event is consistent with what we were thinking might happen. "It's totally weird", she said. So far, he said, Thursday has been a "nice rainy day". "By about 7 o'clock the next morning I was setting up and managing a shelter",... [Full Article...]

Police Say Man Wanted To Engage Police In Doral Trump Resort Shooting

Police Say Man Wanted To Engage Police In Doral Trump Resort Shooting The gunman took a flag from a pole in the rear of the complex, brought it into the hotel lobby, draped it over a counter, yelled rhetoric against President Donald Trump and fired a gun into the air - at the roof and chandeliers, Perez said. [Full Article...]

EU reaffirms unequivocal support for European aspirations of Western Balkans

EU reaffirms unequivocal support for European aspirations of Western Balkans European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has previously said it is the EU's responsibility to maintain peace and stability in the region by offering countries a route into the bloc. "The EU welcomes their commitment to take resolute action, in cooperation with the EU and with each other, against human trafficking, drug cultivation, and smuggling of human beings, drugs and arms", it said. [Full Article...]

Erdogan: UN Has Collapsed after Gaza Violence

Erdogan: UN Has Collapsed after Gaza Violence The Israeli military said it launched five airstrikes in Gaza on training camps of Hamas militants. Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attended the embassy's opening on Wednesday in an office complex in west Jerusalem . [Full Article...]

Hamas Restored Calm to Gaza After Warnings From Egypt — Israeli Intelligence Minister

Hamas Restored Calm to Gaza After Warnings From Egypt — Israeli Intelligence Minister Israel hit a Hamas base in an air raid Thursday, the military said , adding that gunfire from Gaza had targeted its soldiers and damaged a house. Yet even the realization of this historic dream can not obscure how much more needs to be accomplished. [Full Article...]

Syrian President holds meeting with Russian President

Syrian President holds meeting with Russian President Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met with Russian President Vladimir Putin , in Sochi on Thursday at the opening of the Sochi Summit, Xinhua news agency reported, citing the Syrian presidential media office. Putin additionally congratulated Assad on the "successes of the Syrian authorities's military within the struggle in opposition to terrorist teams". [Full Article...]

NY lawyer in hot water after racist rant goes viral

NY lawyer in hot water after racist rant goes viral A racist tirade brought lunch time to a screeching halt on Tuesday inside a Fresh Kitchen on Madison Avenue in New York City . He says they were speaking Spanish to customers too, which if they were, assumes those customers also spoke Spanish. [Full Article...]

School Bus Crash in New Jersey Kills At Least 2, Reports Say

School Bus Crash in New Jersey Kills At Least 2, Reports Say The chassis is the "base frame of a motor vehicle", and NBC 4 in NY reports that the school bus had its ripped off entirely during the accident. "This is a bad, awful day to Paramus, and we're just looking around right now", said Richard Labarbiera (Richard LaBarbiera), the mayor of Paramus, who was at the crash site. [Full Article...]

Senate confirms Gina Haspel to lead Central Intelligence Agency, first woman to hold post

Senate confirms Gina Haspel to lead Central Intelligence Agency, first woman to hold post President Trump nominated Haspel to the post in Marc, in a tweet , while announcing that her predecessor, former Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo , was being tapped to lead the State Department. Ahead of the vote, McConnell said Haspel "demonstrated candor, integrity, and a forthright approach" during the confirmation process and that she "has quietly earned the respect and adm... [Full Article...]

Brent crude touches $80 per barrel

Brent crude touches $80 per barrel Brent crude for July delivery closed at 79.30 dollars a barrel on the London ICE Futures Exchange. Prices haven't see levels this high since November 2014. The economic collapse of Venezuela, also a major oil producing nation, has all but snuffed out its domestic oil production, in another blow to oil supplies. [Full Article...]

Hawaii volcano eruption holds clues to predicting similar events elsewhere

Hawaii volcano eruption holds clues to predicting similar events elsewhere Cameras in the area show robust billows of smoke as well as massive amounts of ash falling to the ground. Staff from the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park were evacuated and officials warned residents in the path of the ash plume to shelter in place. [Full Article...]

White House hopeful North Korea summit will occur

White House hopeful North Korea summit will occur The Libyan model that was mentioned was a much different deal. "We do not hide our feeling of repugnance toward him", North Korea said of Bolton in a statement attributed by state-run media to senior Foreign Ministry official Kim Kye Gwan. [Full Article...]

North Korea Starts to Dismantle Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site

North Korea Starts to Dismantle Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site The site's closure would set up next month's historic summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump, which is shaping up to be a crucial moment in the global diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear standoff with the North. [Full Article...]


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