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Restaurant offers burger with tarantula topping


This year, they're serving up a 'Tarantula Burger.' And no, just because it's in quotation marks doesn't mean it's figurative. WRAL-TV reports the restaurant is offering an array of unique menu items, including alligator, iguana, python, bison, turtle and bugs. Read More »

Ducey to give teachers 9% pay raise this year, 20% by 2020


Teachers were encouraged in part by successful teacher walkouts in West Virginia and Oklahoma. After weeks of protests, walk-ins and potential strikes over low pay and poor classroom conditions, teachers in Arizona could soon see an increase in their paychecks. Read More »

Hudson Valley commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day


Most US Adults (84%) know that the Holocaust occurred in Germany , the study determined, yet just 37% identified Poland as a country where the Holocaust occurred. General Holocaust awareness is virtually universal, with 89 percent of Americans saying they have definitely heard of the Holocaust, 94 percent of Americans aware that the Jews were the victims of the Holocaust, and 83 percent aware that Adolf Hitler was a key perpetrator responsible for carrying out the Holocaust. Read More »

Trump Considering Another Controversial Pardon


Cheney pushed for a pardon, but Bush commuted Libby's 30-month prison sentence and stopped short of erasing the conviction from his record. Libby's 30-month sentence in the case relating to the leak of the identity of Valerie Plame , a former covert Central Intelligence Agency operative, was commuted by then-President George W. Read More »

Why California could soon become three separate states


Los Angeles, home to the state's storied movie industry, would remain in the new California , but farmland and forested areas, along with San Francisco and the Silicon Valley technology hub, would be separated into the two other states. CAL 3 is not a pro-secession movement. The Bay Area would be part of a new Northern California state with a border that starts around Monterey, runs east and north to the Nevada state line, and includes everything north to the OR border. Read More »

Atletico Madrid coach Simeone pleased to reach Europa League semis


Fredy Montero's first-half header left the tie in the balance, only for the Portuguese outfit to run out of steam in the closing stages. "The teams are increasingly competitive, strong at home, and any cup is hard". So we play in it with enthusiasm. "If he chose it, it was because it was the best time for it. Leave it parked for now and focus on winning the title that is what we all want". Read More »

Facebook to examine tens of thousands of apps for data misuse


Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has told U.S. lawmakers that his personal data was also harvested and sold by Cambridge Analytica and he intends to initiate legal action against the British firm accused of stealing personal information and using it for political purposes. Read More »

Vernon man facing animal cruelty charges


The dog was observed to be emaciated and had mobility issues. Animal control officers found the third dog at another home and found that that dog, too, was flea-infested and smelled bad. A Woodstock woman isn't allowed to own, care for or live with new animals for five years after pleading guilty in an animal abuse case earlier this month. Read More »

Hypnotherapist Had Sex With 14-Year-Old For Money, Florida Police Say


As a condition of her release, she was ordered to turn in her passport to limit the risk that she will attempt to flee back to her home in Edinburgh, where she reportedly operated her own hypnotherapy practice. She was also ordered to turn over her United Kingdom passport to ensure she did not leave the state until the investigations into the case are complete. Read More »

Trump dodges timeline for strike on Syria


The US defence secretary, James Mattis , has said Washington is still looking for evidence on who carried out Saturday's chemical weapons attack in Damascus and said his main concern about a military response was how to stop it "escalating out of control". Read More »

Lovren reveals halftime speech inspired Liverpool victory


And while Van Dijk's leadership has clearly played a role, against City across two legs that saw the Premier League's top attacking side held to a single goal it was Lovren who was the standout defensive performer-and half-time shouter. Liverpool have recruited astutely despite not having the funds of Manchester City. There will also be funds available in the summer with the cash from the £145m sale of Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona still untouched. Read More »

Man arrested in shooting of Wichita teen


Shunichi Kuryu, the agency's commissioner-general, told a news conference in Tokyo that it is also the first case of a police officer using a handgun to murder a fellow officer. A Tucson police officer who shot and killed a suspected armed robber Monday was identified Tuesday as the same officer who has killed three other suspects in the line of duty. Read More »

Voter registration deadline Friday


However those who do not want to change parties or are unaffiliated voters may still register. To vote in local elections, a person must be registered, 18 years or over on polling day, a United Kingdom resident and either a British Citizen or Commonwealth Citizen or citizen of the European Union. Read More »

More prominent Republicans urge Missouri governor after reporting alleging unwanted sexual contact


The bombshell report from a bipartisan committee includes the allegations that Greitens coerced a woman into giving him oral sex and struck her on three occasions. The state House committee has also been looking into this issue, according to a transcript of their discussions released this week. "There is no possible way, given the credible evidence uncovered by the House committee, that his continued service as Governor will be accepted as legitimate". Read More »

Man arrested after being caught with other people's credit cards at Walmart


Officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop using lights and sirens with the vehicle at Lake and Sale streets. The vehicle, a maroon Chrysler 200, was stolen from a auto lot in Indianapolis when it was not returned during a test drive. Police are still trying to identify the woman, a heavyset Hispanic woman between 30 and 35 years old who was wearing dark clothing. Both men were held in custody and attended Bail Court to answer to these charges . Read More »

Macedonian Government Survives Vote of No Confidence


The ruling majority led by the Social Democrats defended the policies of the government which came to power in May past year after a prolonged crisis that centred on allegations of widespread misdeeds by the previous administration led by the VMRO DPMNE. Read More »

Stock Performance to Track: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)

Most signs seem to be pointing in the right direction as investors keep concentrating on superior returns from the stock market. Members of the Federal Reserve voted unanimously to raise borrowing costs by a quarter percentage point and expressed confidence that the economy would strengthen and inflation would rise in coming months. Read More »

WTO warns US-China tensions could compromise gains in global trade growth


Broader global tensions could also see trade suffer. The steel and aluminium tariffs, justified on national security grounds, came soon after a restriction on imports of solar panels and washing machines. "A cycle of retaliation is the last thing the world economy needs". The world trade chief reiterated that the pressing trade problems facing the WTO are best tackled through collective action. Read More »

Sri Lanka president suspends parliament in growing political crisis


The prorogation came as a surprise, as only hours earlier, the President had sworn-in four cabinet ministers to partially fill vacancies created by the defection of 15 ministers, both senior and junior, to the opposition. The new acting ministers have been sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena this afternoon. The SLFP is to decide later this month if it will remain in government. Read More »

Gaza is hit by airstrike; Palestinian man reported killed


Israel confirmed the strikes, saying they were retaliation for gun fire. The bombing came after an Israeli air strike specific Hamas coaching sites from the central and southern Gaza Strip. More than 30 Palestinians have been killed and hundreds wounded by Israeli forces since March 30 as thousands have approached the fence and clashes have erupted. Read More »

Greek fighter jet crashes in sea after patrol, pilot killed


The Defense Ministry will launch an investigation into the tragic accident. Greek media reported that the plane crashed after intercepting Turkish jets in the Aegean. The jet that crashed was a single-seat Mirage 2000-5 that was part of a two-plane patrol. Soldiers fired tracer rounds towards the helicopter as it approached the island of Ro late on Monday night. Read More »

Government recommends incentives for states exercising population control


The Finance Commission is the constitutional structure which divides the finances of the country between the Centre and the states. "The 14 Finance Commission chose 17.5% for 1971 Census and 10% for 2011 Census", suggested Isaac. Though Tamil Nadu and Telangana also have reservations against the new ToR, the respective governments did not send their representatives to the meeting called by Kerala Government. Read More »

Have a look at up/down Move: IAC/InterActiveCorp (IAC)

This is calculated by taking weekly log normal returns and standard deviation of the share price over one year annualized. A lower volatility means that a security's value does not fluctuate dramatically, but changes in value at a steady pace over a period of time. Read More »

More sexual assault charges against Guelph area acupuncturist

The clinic moved there from Guelph in 2012, and police say Lai worked at the Guelph location for about 20 years. Lai's industry is regulated in Ontario by the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture. The latest charge against him was brought on April 11. "It is alleged that these victims are all former patients of the accused", Const. Chris Probst said Thursday. Read More »

Finland grants its approval for Nord Stream 2 construction


Eastern European and Baltic states fear the pipeline could increase reliance on Russian gas and undermine Ukraine's role as a gas transit route, which provides valuable revenues to a country hit by a conflict with pro-Russian separatists. The Ost-Ausschuss, which represents German business interests in Russian Federation, issued a statement after Poroshenko's visit stressing the importance of the project. Read More »

OEA Calls For End Of Teacher Walkout


The Tulsa Public Schools will resume classes on Tuesday of next week. The comments come as schools across the state have been closed since April 2 due to the walkout. Therefore, it is up to the general public to do the right thing and support the teacher walk out. But they began to run out of wiggle room to make up for lost time when the labor action threatened to extend the school year, piling pressure on teachers to return. Read More »

SBA Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:SBAC) Earnings Forecast In Focus

It has outperformed by 32.85% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months negative chart setup for the $18.56 billion company. It was reported on April, 10 by SBA Communications has a 12 month low of $122.17 and a 12 month high of $177.67. Tracking current stock price levels in relation to some other popular moving averages, we have noted that the stock is trading -2.46% away from the 50-day MA and -4.01% off of the 20-day MA. Read More »

Syria attack: Western Allies weigh military action


Trump's threat followed remarks from Russia's ambassador to Lebanon, who reportedly said told a Hezbollah television station this week that Russian Federation would shoot down American missiles fired at Syrian government targets. It is, therefore, extremely unlikely that a limited strike or even a series of strikes will have much effect on the Assad regime's willingness to continue the fight in much the same way as it has until now. Read More »

Park Service scales back fee hikes


And it's not just Yellowstone-all 117 fee-collection national parks will see fees increase for cars. Garder noted that the fee increases will put more money into some parks, which could prove helpful, but dedicated funding from Congress is the only way to realistically solve the maintenance backlog problem. Read More »