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New York City firefighter falls several stories, dies

New York City firefighter falls several stories, dies De Blasio and FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro went to Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, the hospital where the firefighter was taken in cardiac arrest, and late pronounced dead. "He did it willingly in service of others, and today he made the ultimate sacrifice", New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said. "To his family, we say we will stand by you...not only today, but in the days ahead, and for the... [Full Article...]

Back to the ballot box: UK lawmakers approve June 8 election

Back to the ballot box: UK lawmakers approve June 8 election There was never any real doubt about Mrs May securing the backing needed to go to the country, with both Labour's Jeremy Corbyn and Liberal Democrat Tim Farron saying they welcomed the election - though Scottish National Party MPs abstained in the vote. [Full Article...]

Cardell Hayes sentenced for fatal shooting of former Saints star Will Smith

On top of the 25-year sentence, Hayes will also be serving a 15-year sentence for shooting Racquel Smith concurrently with his 25-year sentence. According to the Associated Press, Hayes' 25-year sentence was on a charge of manslaughter. [Full Article...]

Russian fighter planes again spotted off Alaskan coast

Russian fighter planes again spotted off Alaskan coast The planes have remained in worldwide airspace for the length of their journeys, but have gotten as close as 36 nautical miles off the Alaskan mainland. The US Defence official said there is "no other way to interpret this other than as strategic messaging". The Kremlin and Tillerson both said that relations had eroded to the lowest point under Trump's presidency after the secretary's visit. [Full Article...]

Pence Promotes Trump's Economic Plans, Visits USS Rondald Reagan in Japan

Pence Promotes Trump's Economic Plans, Visits USS Rondald Reagan in Japan I hope there's going to be peace. "But we're going to redouble our efforts to bring diplomatic and economic pressure to bear on North Korea". With no United States trade representative yet in office and other key positions still unfilled, such nitty-gritty discussions will have to come later. [Full Article...]

UK lawmakers back prime minister's call for June 8 election

A YouGov poll published in this week's Sunday Times saw its support reach 44%, giving the party a comfortable 21-point lead over Labour's 23% standing. While the removal of some uncertainty will certainly support the boost in Pound, it still remains vulnerable to multiple headwinds that include risk of a divided election outcome, interest rate differentials with the Fed and uncertainty related t... [Full Article...]

North Korea parades around a bunch of dicks for founder's birthday celebration

North Korea parades around a bunch of dicks for founder's birthday celebration The Democratic People's Republic of Korea ( DPRK ) Saturday showcased its military muscles by parading all of its most-advanced ballistic and tactic missiles, including a submarine-launched ballistic missile which could strike targets 1000 km away. [Full Article...]

'Specifically Designed to Provoke'? Trump's 'Outrageous' Iran Move May Backfire

The statement comes after he said in a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan that the administration has undertaken a full review of the agreement to evaluate whether continued sanctions relief is in the best interest of the U.S. President Donald Trump says he looks "very much forward to meeting the Pope" when he travels to Italy next month. "We are well aware of any potential negative impact the ac... [Full Article...]

MPs clear way for general election on June 8

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn told the prime minister that "Britain is being held back by her government". May dismissed criticism of her move to send voters back to polling booths for the third time in two years, after a May 2015 national election and a June 2016 referendum on European Union membership. [Full Article...]

White House looking to revive reapl of Obamacare

White House looking to revive reapl of Obamacare It will could be a bad look for Republicans if they allow the government to shutdown, especially following their first major legislative defeat with the American Health Care Act . "Everything had been moving smoothly until the administration moved in with a heavy hand". The law enabled 20 million Americans to obtain insurance, many through an expansion of the Medicaid program for the poor. [Full Article...]

BREAKING Paris suspect turns himself in

ISIS released a statement claiming responsibility for the attack , giving the attacker the pseudonym Abu Yusuf al-Beljiki. Police on Friday arrested three relatives of Cheurfi, who was shot dead by police at the scene of the attack . He called the attack "a bad thing", and said it was another example of the sort of violence that "never ends". The police officials were not authorized to be ... [Full Article...]

Brexit talks to start after UK vote in June

So we're off, and on 8 June this nation will go to the polls once again - but this time the stakes are much higher than ever before. The House of Commons backed the prime minister by a margin of 522 votes to 13, above the two-thirds majority needed, as Labour and the Lib Dems supported the move. [Full Article...]

Trump son-in-law Kushner withheld Russian Federation meetings on security form

Trump son-in-law Kushner withheld Russian Federation meetings on security form In an administration where proximity often equates to power, Mr Kushner was one of the United States officials sitting closest to Mr Trump on Thursday as the president dined with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. The top adviser maintained that the president can "get advice from anybody he wants". Mr Bannon, former chief of the right-wing news organisation Breitbart News, has been at odds with M... [Full Article...]

StatPro Group PLC 82.9% Potential Upside Indicated by N+1 Singer

The company's market capitalization is GBX 80.66 million. The Fund seeks total return. It has a 9.66 P/E ratio. The Fund normally invests at least 80% of its total assets in high yield debt securities of the United States and foreign issuers, which include securities that are rated below investment grade by a rating agency or are unrated debt securities determined to be of comparable quality by th... [Full Article...]

Steve Stephens dead: 'We have closure'

Steve Stephens dead: 'We have closure' Cleveland.com reports officers didn't find any electronic devices inside gunman Steve Stephens' auto after he led police on a 2-mile chase in Erie, Pennsylvania, and then shot himself dead Tuesday. He said Stephens got the nuggets. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg expressed condolences during a speech Tuesday at F8, an annual conference of developers who build products for the social media site... [Full Article...]

Cardell Hayes sentenced to 25 years for fatal shooting of Will Smith

Racquel Smith, widow of former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith , said Thursday she is "extremely disappointed" with the sentence that was given to the man convicted in the deadly shooting of her husband. Hayes' lawsuit said Smith's blood tested almost two times the legal limit for alcohol. Assistant New Orleans District Attorney Laura Rodrigue dismissed the tears as a "desperate attemp... [Full Article...]

UK parliament votes in favour of early national election

UK parliament votes in favour of early national election MPs voted by 522 votes to 13 to support the election which May sees as a mandate for her strategy for Britain leaving the European Union (EU). Parliament will vote Wednesday on holding a June 8 election. May's Conservatives have 330 seats in the 650-seat House of Commons and are polling well ahead of Labour, the main Opposition party. But Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will hit back at claims... [Full Article...]

Syria Values Highly Russia's Stance on US Aggression - Foreign Minister

Syria Values Highly Russia's Stance on US Aggression - Foreign Minister So we have to find ways to manage our relationship with Russian Federation, he said. Moscow's hostility to Trump administration figures is a sharp change from past year, when Putin hailed Trump as a strong figure and Russian state television was often full of effusive praise for him. [Full Article...]

Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs take control of play-off series

Lance Stephenson is the third-leading scorer in the postseason for in, averaging 14.5 PPG off the bench. Smith missed the second half of Game 2 with an injured hamstring and had been listed as questionable Wednesday. Supposedly, following Monday night's win, the sharpshooter was angry because he wanted to play in the second half but was not allowed to. Their 25-point halftime cushion was down... [Full Article...]

Lawyer: Hernandez talked to fiancee before death

Lawyer: Hernandez talked to fiancee before death Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez reportedly had Bible verse "John 3:16" written on his forehead at the time of his suicide. "Mr Hernandez also attempted to block his door from the inside by jamming the door with various items", he added. [Full Article...]


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