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Fuel prices rise for 12th consecutive day

Fuel prices rise for 12th consecutive day Petrol was hiked by 36 paise to Rs 85.65 per litre in Mumbai . "We have decreased our taxes already, but now rates are going up due to rising crude oil prices in the global market". Under the Manmohan Singh government, the prices of petrol and diesel were regulated and subsides were given to ensure that prices were tolerable and fuels remained cheaper. [Full Article...]

Harvey Weinstein charged with rape, other sex crimes in NYC

Harvey Weinstein charged with rape, other sex crimes in NYC Prosecutors in the office of the Manhattan district attorney Cyrus Vance conducted dozens of interviews in NY and elsewhere and issued hundreds of subpoenas, and their inquiry is not over. Weinstein arrived at the station house shortly at about 7.25am local time on Friday (9.25pm AEST) wearing a dark jacket over a blue sweater and white open-collared shirt and dark denim jeans, carrying what app... [Full Article...]

Kanye West Paid $85K For This Disturbing Photo Of Whitney Houston's Bathroom

Kanye West Paid $85K For This Disturbing Photo Of Whitney Houston's Bathroom According to Pusha T , West , 40, purchased the rights to a photo of Whitney Houston's drug-ridden bathroom for $85,000. It's cold.' As I started listening to it, you know, I'm such a positive individual that I'm not going to be looking for any flaws or anything negative but I had to at this point because I was like, 'Hold up, wait a minute. [Full Article...]

Is the Stacey Abrams Strategy the Model for Democratic Victory?

Is the Stacey Abrams Strategy the Model for Democratic Victory? If Abrams wins the gubernatorial race, she will be the first black governor in the South since Reconstruction. There just aren't that many white swing voters to whom to "reach out", as the saying goes. Abrams's Republican opponent won't be decided until July, but if elected, she'd be the first black woman to serve as governor of any USA state. On the downside, Abrams' 10-year political tenur... [Full Article...]

Arizona women's golf beats Alabama to win national championship

Arizona women's golf beats Alabama to win national championship The eighth-seeded Wildcats waxed hot from the get-go of the semifinals behind victories from Haley Moore , Gigi Stoll , and Sandra Nordaas , giving them a shot at their third national championship against Alabama. His round included an eagle on the par-5 17th hole, three birdies and 14 pars. Every putt went her way, Hou often fist-pumping whenever the ball rattled at the bottom of the cup. [Full Article...]

Iowa gubernatorial candidate accused of sexual misconduct

Iowa gubernatorial candidate accused of sexual misconduct Boulton , a first term senator from Des Moines, announced the suspension of his campaign after coming under heavy pressure from fellow Democrats and others. Iowa Republicans also called for Boulton to quit the race and resign as a senator. On Thursday, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, whose Council 61 represents thousands of state employees in Iowa, released a s... [Full Article...]

Rusal boss and seven directors quit as sanctions take their toll

Rusal boss and seven directors quit as sanctions take their toll The United States announced sanctions on Rusal on April 6, preventing customers with US exposure from continuing to buy Rusal's metal and sending aluminum prices to their highest in nearly seven years amid fears of a supply shortage. Oleg Deripaska attends an agreement signing ceremony with the Krasnoyarsk region's government in Moscow, Russia, Dec. 12, 2017. Washington has previously offer... [Full Article...]

Here's How To Avoid Memorial Day Traffic in Southern California

Here's How To Avoid Memorial Day Traffic in Southern California Instead, GasBuddy thinks higher gas prices will discourage travel plans and keep people home. Gasoline prices are way up this year heading into the Memorial Day weekend, the traditional start to the summer travel season, and Bay Area residents are paying among the heaviest tolls. [Full Article...]

NFL restores respect for national anthem

NFL restores respect for national anthem The NFL announced a new anthem policy Wednesday - without consulting players - that allows players to stay in locker rooms during the song, but if they are on the field, they must stand. By instituting a policy yesterday to punish players who exercise their right of free expression by kneeling, the league is rejecting a basic American value. [Full Article...]

Memorial Day observances scheduled in QC area

Memorial Day observances scheduled in QC area The holiday is celebrated with parades and services in remembrance of the military men and women who died serving the country. MEMORIAL DAY PARADE AND CEREMONY , 10 a.m., starting at Algonquin Cemetery, 990 Cary-Algonquin Road, Algonquin. [Full Article...]

San Antonio tops national list in population gain

San Antonio tops national list in population gain Phoenix grew by 24,036 residents between July 1, 2016, and July 1, 2017, the report said. Over the past year, the bureau estimates Clinton has gone from 25,654 people to 25,480. Dallas and Fort Worth , ranking at three and four respectively, have seen remarkable growth in the previous year, but it's San Antonio that the bureau said is at the top of the list in terms of overall population g... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia releases veteran women's rights activist Aisha al-Manea

Saudi Arabia releases veteran women's rights activist Aisha al-Manea He met with President Donald Trump as well as Oprah Winfrey and others. In 1990, all three of the activists took part in the first women's protest movement that campaigned for women's right to drive. The prince, who hasn't set foot in his home country since 2013, has shared his stance on the situation in Saudi Arabia in an exclusive interview with the Middle East Eye on Monday. [Full Article...]

Ryder Cup: Thomas Bjorn completes his selection of vice-captains

Ryder Cup: Thomas Bjorn completes his selection of vice-captains Westwood has played in every Ryder Cup since his debut in 1997 at Valderrama, and he has compiled a 20-18-6 record. Those four are Lee Westwood, Graeme McDowell, Luke Donald and Padraig Harrington. "I've a huge amount of respect for Thomas and all he's accomplished in his career and I'm glad to have the opportunity to help Team Europe stop the U.S. [Full Article...]

Pakistani teen slain at Texas school is buried in hometown

Pakistani teen slain at Texas school is buried in hometown And he said 'I love you, Dad. Cynthia Tisdale spent the last years of her life working two jobs to help pay for the medical expenses of her husband, who suffers from a life-threatening lung disease. In an in-depth report, The Wall Street Journal said that Antonios Pagourtzis, the father of Dimitrios Pagourtzi, told the paper that his son was bullied and "I believe that's what was behin... [Full Article...]

Watch the Battlefield 5 reveal with Trevor Noah: WWII and free DLC

Watch the Battlefield 5 reveal with Trevor Noah: WWII and free DLC But as nostalgic as we are about World War 2, we wanted to challenge the preconception of the era with an unexpected portrayal of this familiar setting. But one thing that DICE has confirmed after so many teases this week , the developer has confirmed that the game will be coming to World War II. According to GameStop , pre-ordering " Battlefield V " or " Battlefield V Deluxe Edition" gran... [Full Article...]

US Tells China It's No Longer Welcome to Join Naval Exercise

US Tells China It's No Longer Welcome to Join Naval Exercise The steady buildup of military assets in the waterway - believed to have significant oil and natural gas deposits - allows China to "influence its weaker neighbours in peacetime", Glaser said. Long-derided by U.S. naval experts as a "brown-water navy" limited to rivers and coastal areas, the PLAN has demonstrated blue-water capabilities in recent years, and has just conducted drills with its fir... [Full Article...]

For Second Day, Reporters Barred From EPA Event On Toxic Chemicals

For Second Day, Reporters Barred From EPA Event On Toxic Chemicals New Hampshire environmental regulators joined officials from at least 30 other states and tribes at the summit. AP reporter Ellen Knickmeyer tweeted that the group of reporters were turned away at the door. "We, along with the millions of Americans whose drinking water is polluted with these chemicals, would like nothing more than to see serious efforts from EPA to address this crisis". [Full Article...]

As GDPR approaches, Microsoft emphasizes their support for user privacy

As GDPR approaches, Microsoft emphasizes their support for user privacy The GDPR further requires that companies handling personal data to be accountable for managing such data. GDPR has been all over the news recently, as companies of all sizes scrabble to make sure they're ready for the new regulations . [Full Article...]

Iran: Pompeo, US are 'prisoners of their past'

Iran: Pompeo, US are 'prisoners of their past' Iranian President Rouhani said: "The Iranian nation is not afraid of empty threats and is so much greater than Trump, Pompeo, (John) Bolton and all these people who have gathered in Washington as extremists". He noted that the current U.S. president would meet the same fate as his predecessors, like George W. Bush, the neoconservatives and Ronald Reagan, and will be lost in history. [Full Article...]

New Tesla Model 3 Performance detailed

New Tesla Model 3 Performance detailed Consumer Reports typically anonymously sources its cars from dealers as opposed to borrowing them from manufacturers like most magazines, to avoid bias and to test cars as-delivered to consumers. The Tesla official went on to say there were numerous factors that played into a vehicles braking distances, including weather, type of road and road conditions, and a whole list more. [Full Article...]


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