Wednesday May 23-rd, 2018

Olympics: Norway's Bjoergen becomes most successful Winter Games athlete with 14 medals Olympics: Norway's Bjoergen becomes most successful Winter Games athlete with 14 medals

The Italian skier won the women's downhill Wednesday, holding off Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway by 0.09 seconds and Vonn by 0.47 seconds. She said at some point - after the Winter Games are over - she will think about what she has accomplished.

Saudi Arabia announces it will build its first opera house Saudi Arabia announces it will build its first opera house

Next month, the kingdom is planning to open the country's first movie theatre after a more than 35-year-ban. "We are already building the infrastructure", Khatib said at a press conference in Riyadh , adding that ground had been broken for an oper...

Students across USA stage walkouts to protest gun violence Students across USA stage walkouts to protest gun violence

President Trump promises strong background and mental health check for gun buyers. Facing public wrath after the deadly school massacre in Florida, President Donald Trump has chose to consider banning bump stocks , a controversial device that t...

NRA to Join CNN Town Hall With Fla. School Shooting Survivors

He said history has proven that gun control is the first action when the "political disease" of socialism takes power. Staring out into the audience, LaPierre told onlookers "you should be anxious and you should be frightened" about the potential o...

Group holding lie-in in DC to demand change after FL school shooting Group holding lie-in in DC to demand change after FL school shooting

The bill, called the Fix NICS Act, would ensure that states and federal agencies comply with existing law on reporting criminal history records to the national background check system. A year ago the President told a National Rifle Associati...

Republican donor issues ultimatum on assault weapons Republican donor issues ultimatum on assault weapons

Bush's presidential campaigns, said there have been too many mass shootings not to enforce a ban. One person that could be affected most by Hoffman's threat is Gov. Another Florida-based GOP donor who has already signed on to Hoffman's plan, Peter...

AIUDF hits back at Army Chief, says shoot the infiltrators AIUDF hits back at Army Chief, says shoot the infiltrators

In a presser, AIUDF head targeted Bipin Rawat and said Army Chief's statement was Political and shocking. Maintaining that it was hard to change the population dynamics of Northeast, General Rawat said, "There is a party called AIUDF".

Significant Movers of Yesterday: Devon Energy Corporation (DVN), DTE Energy Company (DTE)

Last trading transaction put the stock price at $34.11. This nets out to an increase of 14.59 million shares and is a bullish sign for DVN . Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN) has risen 13.24% since February 22, 2017 and is uptrending. As per Thu...

Iran May Withdraw from Nuclear Deal if Gets no Benefits: Araqchi Iran May Withdraw from Nuclear Deal if Gets no Benefits: Araqchi

The July 2015 agreement between Iran and six major powers - Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia and the United States - obliged Iran to restrict its nuclear program in return for relief from sanctions that have crippled its economy. "I don't thin...

Panneerselvam drops Modi bomb, AIADMK merger BJP game plan? Panneerselvam drops Modi bomb, AIADMK merger BJP game plan?

Panneerselvam's revelation comes nearly six months after both the warring factions of the AIADMK struck a merger deal under which Palaniswami was made the Chief Minister while Panneerselvam his deputy. If anybody else would have been in my place he ...

Winter Olympics Medal Standings - February 21

And it's her last Olympics also. The focus bordered on the excessive, with the pre-race catalogue of her injuries, the l-o-n-g lingering camera shot as she waited for the starting gate to open and the two separate post-race interviews by Heather Co...

PNB fraud: ED seizes luxury cars, more assets of Modi, Choksi PNB fraud: ED seizes luxury cars, more assets of Modi, Choksi

The two are now under the radar of the CBI of defrauding the government owned bank, PNB for Rs 11,400 crore. Among those arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was Rajesh Jindal, now a general manager with the bank, who between Aug...

Britain raises prospect of longer Brexit transition period Britain raises prospect of longer Brexit transition period

The UK is also potentially eyeing a longer transition - suggesting it wants a longer bridging phase that lasts until the complexities of Brexit are fully thrashed out. City figures urged the government to grasp the opportunity to deliver certainty ...

Ryan Reynolds buys Aviation American Gin Ryan Reynolds buys Aviation American Gin

The macerate will then be pumped into a stainless steel still along with pure water. Each bottle of Aviation Gin is handcrafted in small 100-case batches at the House Spirits Distillery in Portland, Oregon by master distiller Christian Krogstad...

Juergen Braehmer Out Of WBSS With Influenza, Replacement Announced Juergen Braehmer Out Of WBSS With Influenza, Replacement Announced

The German beat American Rob Brant by scores of 119-109, 118-110 and 116-112 in his quarterfinal and Smith insists he cannot afford to underestimate him. Although he will be a relative unknown quantity, he can not be overlooked by Smith . "Up un...

Navalny Faces 30 Days in Jail After Latest Arrest Navalny Faces 30 Days in Jail After Latest Arrest

Navalny, who is President Vladimir Putin's most visible and vehement foe, said on his Twitter account that he was detained on Thursday after leaving a dentist's office. Navalny's aide Leonid Volkov was detained at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport less...

Dislodge Congress From Power For Development of Meghalaya: PM Narendra Modi Dislodge Congress From Power For Development of Meghalaya: PM Narendra Modi

He pointed out how the government acted when 46 nurses from Kerala where taken hostage by ISIS in Iraq. "Jis Meghalaya mein Phulbari ho, phool ki hi baari honi chahiye (The lotus - BJP symbol - must get a chance in a State with a place named Phul...

USA gets third gold in the halfpipe

Of the six gold medals won by Americans in PyeongChang, four of them have come in events that are more traditionally associated with the X Games in slopestyle and halfpipe. Even though most people in the United States don't have friends or family t...

Kerala Love Jihad case: SC adjourns hearing till Mar 8 Kerala Love Jihad case: SC adjourns hearing till Mar 8

The apex court was hearing the case of alleged love jihad in Kerala. This was the tenth hearing in the case in the last seven months. As far as marriage is concerned, it does not warrant an investigation. The top court had earlier ordered an NIA pr...

Avani Chaturvedi becomes first Indian woman to fly fighter aircraft Avani Chaturvedi becomes first Indian woman to fly fighter aircraft

Avani hails from Satna in Madhya Pradesh and her father is an executive engineer and mother, a homemaker. Along with Chaturvedi, two other female pilots named, Bhawana Kanth and Mohana Singh had to go through very exhausting training in order to b...

British Gas owner to slash 4000 jobs British Gas owner to slash 4000 jobs

But axing 4,000 jobs, at least 2,000 in the United Kingdom, seems an increasingly desperate move to achieve such savings, and shore up investor confidence in future dividends. The first 1,000 will be cut this year, through natural attrition and compu...

Agar, Short lead Australia to comfortable victory in Tri-Series final Agar, Short lead Australia to comfortable victory in Tri-Series final

The Australian run chase was rain-affected, and they ran down the total in the 14th over. New Zealand qualified for the final despite losing to England by 2 runs in the 6th T20I. Consecutive fours in Kane Richardson's next over by Guptill displ...

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Receives Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Receives "Outperform" Rating from William Blair

The Alkeon Capital Management Llc holds 225,000 shares with $34.68 million value, down from 1.00 million last quarter. Moreover, Snow Capital Management Lp has 3.41% invested in the company for 3.48 million shares. Therefore 64% are positive. Imperia...

Greyhound cleared to end routes in Yukon, northern BC Greyhound cleared to end routes in Yukon, northern BC

At public hearings into the proposed discontinuation of the bus routes last December, Prince George Mayor Lyn Hall urged the Board to maintain the routes and improve the scheduling times. cities since 1929. "It is up to these parties to determine whe...

'More African Leaders To Resign After Zuma' 'More African Leaders To Resign After Zuma'

Or at least that's the widespread view following President Jacob Zuma's forced resignation on February 14, which ended his almost-nine-year tenure in office. Although South Africans are largely united in celebrating Zuma's departure, a litany of scan...

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