Saturday, 20 October 2018
Latest news
Home » People

People

NY Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Molinaro Touts 'Ideas, Not Ideology'

perth_map

Mr. Molinaro seems well aware of the electoral perils that Republicans may face in the fall and told reporters that he did not vote for Mr. Trump in 2016, but instead wrote in the name of Chris Gibson, a former NY congressman. Cuomo, at an event in the Manhattan, sought to tie Molinaro to Republican President Donald Trump. Both Trump and Sen. Former Erie County Executive Joel Giambra, who withdrew from the Republican primary on March 1, has said he intends to run for governor as an ... Read More »

London murder rate overtakes NY for first time in history

perth_map

London's murder rate has grown by almost 40 per cent in three years, while police figures show that New York's has fallen by 87 per cent since 1990, raising pressure on mayor Sadiq Khan and Metropolitan Police chief Cressida Dick. A recent Independent analysis found that fatal stabbings are happening in London every three days, driven by a resurgence of conflict between the city's gangs. Read More »

Pinwheel Rally Kicks Off Child Abuse Prevention Month

perth_map

Also happening this month, the Communities In Schools chapter at East Ward Elementary School in Killeen will team up with the Bell County Child Welfare Board to host a child abuse prevention and awareness event from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Every hour of every day, there is allegation of child abuse in Tennessee. The future prosperity and success of our children depends on the entire community working together to make families stronger, and creating spaces where children can thrive. Read More »

Cauvery water dispute: SC to hear TN govt's plea on April 9

perth_map

Tamil Nadu Congress president Su Thirunavukkarasar, VCK chief Thirumavalavan, state secretaries of the CPI (M) and the CPI K Balakrishnan and R Mutharasan were among the leaders who took part in the meeting. TVK cadre picketed the Ullundurpet toll plaza in Villurpuram and were later removed from the spot by police. Fisheries Minister D Jayakumar told reporters that protests could be held in designated areas, but Marina beach was barred for holding agitations by the court. Read More »

Mamata Banerjee Supports Dalit Cause, Shocked Over Deaths In Madhya Pradesh

perth_map

The lower castes, collectively known as Dalits, fear the order would further weaken the law which is already poorly enforced, with abysmally low conviction rates. Last Thursday, a group of people belongs to the upper caste had allegedly beaten to death to a lower caste youth for owning and riding a horse in the western state of Gujarat . Read More »

EPA formally rejects fuel efficiency standards for automobiles

perth_map

ABC News first reported Thursday that Pruitt had lived in the condo in 2017, during his first six months in Washington. "I made no lobby contacts at the EPA in 2017 or 2018", Hart said . In January of this year, a report from the EPA said that automaker fuel economy had reached record highs . The weird March 2017 incident unfolded after a member of Pruitt's personal security became concerned about the administrator when he didn't answer his phone, according to ABC News. Read More »

LDS church replaces visiting teaching and home teaching with "ministering"

perth_map

Since that time, the majority of the church's top leadership has been from the U.S., and there had never previously been any non-white or South American members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Elder Gerrit W. Gong , 64, in a California native of Asian descent. He was an accountant and auditor for multinational corporations in Brazil and director for temporal affairs in the Church area office in São Paulo. Read More »

Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day amid protest

perth_map

But there was no let up in the pandemonium, the Speaker contended that she could not conduct business amid unruly scenes and adjourned the House for the day. Even before the House was re-assembled at noon, the AIADMK members, carrying placards, trooped into the Well shouting slogans. After the customary tabling of the papers, Mahajan said 10 MPs from Opposition parties have given notices on no-confidence motion. Read More »

Couple found dead in Dutch village; police investigate

perth_map

Afterwards, he asked us to allow him to smoke. Ricketts, 24, was charged with third-degree criminal mischief in connection with more than $5,000 worth of damage done to a home on Lemayville Way, State Police said. As the officer called for backup, the offender got back in his vehicle and fled. "He shot at him and called police", Poole said. Additional police resources, including the Eagle helicopter, were called on to help. Read More »

Tampa police shoot and kill suspect wanted for murder out of Georgia

perth_map

The Police Public Relations Officer in Ogun State, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed this in a statement, said the suspect claimed he killed his master for not settling him after serving for three years. He fired at the officers and they returned fire, killing him. The suspect attempted to carjack a woman and was involved in another shootout with police. Read More »

'Out of control' space lab to become celestial fireball Monday: China

perth_map

A DEFUNCT space laboratory is set to become a celestial fireball as it re-enters earth's atmosphere in the next 24 hours, China's space authority said on Sunday, hitting speeds of over 26,000 kilometres an hour before disintegrating. Pacific time Sunday, scattering its remaining pieces over the southern Pacific Ocean , according to the United States' Joint Force Space Component Command . Read More »

On China's first space station

perth_map

He said Tiangong-1's landing site in the Pacific Ocean represents "kind of where you hope it would". The crash ends weeks of speculation about when, and where, the space station might return to Earth in a fiery finale. And the conditions there are hard to measure and hard to model in computer simulations. "The probability of being injured by one of Tiangong-1's fragments is similar to the probability of being hit by lightning twice in the same year", ESA had said. Read More »

Supreme Court backs Arizona policeman accused of excessive force

perth_map

The appeals court again affirmed Russell's sentence and conviction. The victims believed they could bring the lawsuit in a USA court because the Palestinians had offices in Washington, DC, but the appeals court disagreed. Three university police officers went to the off-campus Tucson home that Hughes shared with her friend Sharon Chadwick after receiving a call about a woman acting erratically and hacking a tree with a knife. Read More »

Snowiest start to April in over 30 years for NYC

perth_map

Depending on the timing, we could start off with a brief period of snow or sleet before changing quickly over to rain. As quickly as this morning's snow piled up (3"-7") it melted away thanks to some afternoon sun. If you are not interested in wrestling Mother Nature, Easter Sunday will be a better day to travel across MI. The previous record was 3 inches, set in 1936. Read More »

Philippines begins vote recount for VP

perth_map

Marcos, at a news briefing, noted that ballots from four clustered precincts in Batos, Camarines Sur have recently been wet. "Some ballots were punctured and some are made wet and this shows that the Marcos protest has a real and clear basis of election fraud", Marcos counsel George Erwin Garcia told the The Manila Times. Read More »

CPPIB acquires NextEra's Canadian renewable portfolio for $1.27B

perth_map

Investors seeking value in the stock market may be eyeing the Magic Formula Rank or MF Rank for NextEra Energy, Inc . The institutional investor held 29,243 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.57M, up from 26,358 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Read More »

Esty Announces That She Will Not Seek Re-Election

perth_map

Esty, a Democrat from CT and an outspoken #MeToo advocate, was accused of not protecting female staffers from the ex-chief of staff. Esty has said she regrets not moving along an internal investigation into the allegations, which revealed more widespread allegations of abuse, and regrets providing "even the slightest assistance to this individual as he sought a new job". Read More »

Oklahoma, Kentucky teachers rally as rebellion grows

perth_map

He told me his monthly salary "is about $1,900 per month", which adds up to roughly $23,000 per year. "I've helped at food banks, have helped deliver food", he says, standing in the gym with a folder full of overdue bills. Many of them said they were fed up with the lack of resources in their schools, and some said they were teaching students about science and technology with textbooks from the 1990s. Read More »

Man shot in neck during officer-involved shooting at Zebulon gas station

perth_map

On Saturday Waitemata District Commander Superintendent Tusha Penny explained how the shooting unfolded. A female called police to report a person known to her had been acting erratically. The alleged offender then got back into his auto and headed south on SH1 towards Puhoi. He was later spotted in his vehicle on SH1, and when he was pulled over he approached and threatened an officer while wielding a machete. Read More »

Russian Federation summons Western diplomats to announce spy rift expulsions

perth_map

Russian Federation is expelling four Polish diplomas, three Lithuanian diplomats, two Italian diplomats, one Finnish diplomat, one Latvian diplomat and one Swiss diplomat. Officials refuse to discuss how many diplomats might have to be removed to comply with the Russian order. Russia's foreign minister says Moscow will expel the same number of diplomats from the nations that have expelled Russian diplomats over the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in Britain . Read More »

Stalin, leaders arrested for staging snap demo on Cauvery issue

perth_map

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam ( DMK ) working president MK Stalin was detained on Sunday after he led a flash demonstration in Chennai's Valluvar Kottam area, demanding the setting up of the Cauvery Management Board (CMB). As per the February 16 judgment in the Cauvery appeals, the Centre had to frame the scheme in six weeks. In its judgment, the apex court had raised the 270 tmcft share of Karnataka by 14.75 tmcft and reduced Tamilnadu's share of Cauvery water. Read More »

Sarasota police: Officers wound man who pulled gun

perth_map

Following three commercial burglaries in the past three nights in the 2100 block of 13th Street, Arena and Torres were on patrol nearby around 12:50 a.m. Both officers immediately rendered first aid until paramedics arrived on scene. "When that secondary officer saw our suspect push the officer and produce a weapon, our secondary officer saw this and fired one shot". Read More »

Suspects in custody for armed robbery in Columbus

perth_map

Angel Virgen, 18, was being held Sunday at the San Diego Central Jail on suspicion of robbery, conspiracy, making criminal threats and assault with a deadly weapon. At the instance of the secret informer, the police in plain clothes indicated them to stop the motorcycle, but on seeing them, the accused turned the motorcycle and tried to escape. Read More »

Candice Warner says her husband David is 'seriously struggling'

perth_map

Warner was speaking to the media for the first time since Cricket Australia (CA ) came down hard on those involved in the attempt to alter the condition of the ball on the third day of the Cape Town Test last week. Chappell added, "Its (BCCI) governance in recent years has been less than inspiring, and if this latest move represents a shift in attitude among cricket administrators, then the Cape Town calamity won't have been a complete black hole". Read More »

Alice Cooper as King Herod in 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live'

perth_map

Just prior to the show beginning she tweeted, "It's nearly time!" with a video showing a "shrine" built to her husband, which included a candle with Legend's picture taped over the face of Jesus, flowers and a sign that read "Good Luck". "Sara's voice is so pure", Teigen tweeted. Jesus Christ Superstar scored NBC's top rating in the time period, excluding sports and the Golden Globes, in three years (since February 15, 2015 with the SNL 40 special). Read More »

Quiet weather ending with storms back Tuesday night — FIRST ALERT FORECAST

perth_map

Looking at dynamics for storm potential, we do have a brief period of storm energy for our Tuesday ahead of this front that will push across the region. Highs will only top out in the lower 40s. They disagree on the timing of the storms. This means that it's very important to be aware of the weather around you especially once it starts to take a turn for the worse, the good news is though the front is moving quickly. Read More »

Howard University Students Hold Building Hostage

perth_map

Howard University President Wayne Frederick later confirmed that funds had been misappropriated, though he did not specify exactly how much money was involved. "When we see student protests, we know it is an indication that voices are not being heard", Pinto wrote. They called for students to have more administrative power, the hiring of more school counselors, the disarmament of campus police, and the resignation of the university's president along with the board of trustees. Read More »