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Severe storms possible late this afternoon and evening

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As a refresher, severe weather is a wind gust over 58 miles per hour or hail one inch in diameter or larger. First Alert Weather Day on Thursday for a severe storm chance in the afternoon. These storms will track east and are expected to weaken slightly by the time they arrive into the western part of the 5 On Your Side viewing area after midnight. Read More »

Energy ETFs Heat Up As Oil Tops $70

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US heating oil futures surged to $2.2258 a gallon, the highest since February 2015. India expected to double its crude imports from Iran up to 396,000 bpd (barrel per day) in 2018-19 from about 205,000 bpd in 2017-18, as per the country's Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC). Read More »

Karnataka polls: Rahul Gandhi holds road show in Bengaluru

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A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation comprising Union Ministers Smriti Irani , Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi , J.P. Nadda and Dharmendra Pradhan will meet the Election Commission on Wednesday evening over the issue of fake voter identity cards found in a Bengaluru flat. Read More »

Monica Lewinsky Uninvited From Speaking Engagement Because Bill Clinton Was Also Speaking

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Monica Lewinksy was uninvited to a Town & Country event because Bill Clinton attended, it has been claimed. Many of Lewinsky's 248,000 followers offered their support, citing the situation as "infuriating" and "gross". His powerful status as not only her boss but the president put her in a precarious position, an ultimately she was subjected to extensive abuse and mistreatment that he could have prevented. Read More »

India calls for dialogue to resolve Iran nuclear accord dispute

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Here is a collection of responses from world leaders. Trump then signed a memorandum ordering US agencies to reinstitute all nuclear sanctions on Iran that were waived by Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama . He said that the "rigorous inspections" were ineffective, as the Iranians prevented inspectors from examining military installations for nuclear materials or the production of nuclear weapons. Read More »

Woman arrested after allegedly throwing ashes of niece at LAPD chief

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Her death has officially been ruled a suicide, but her family contends that. Hines-Brim is the aunt of Wakiesha Wilson, who died in LAPD custody in 2016. "This only created chaos and fear for any Angelenos who wanted to voice their opinion about policing in our city", he said. The following morning, she was found unconscious in her jail cell. Read More »

Saudi ready to raise oil supply after U.S. pullout from Iran deal

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At least four blasts were heard in the city centre, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. The Huthis have in recent months intensified missile attacks against Saudi Arabia. The United States will continue its efforts to decrease Iran's sales of crude oil, the Treasury Department said Tuesday following the announcement of the USA withdraw from Iran nuclear deal. Read More »

Trump's fake Nobel nomination to remain a mystery

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I want victory for the world, cause that's what we're talking about. "Do you deserve the Nobel Prize?" a reporter asked, presumably about the prize for peace. "But President Moon of South Korea, on his own, also wouldn't succeed unless he gets North Korea, Kim Jong-un, to go along in the peace process", he added. Read More »

Vietnam warns China over missile installations

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Hang was in reply to reporters' questions related to news run by foreign media that China has placed missiles at structures it illegally constructed on Vietnam's Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago. According to Vietnam media outlets , China seized the Paracel Islands from South Vietnam by force in 1974 and has been illegally occupying a number of reefs in the Spratly Islands since 1988. Read More »

Lima Memorial showing appreciation for staff during National Nurses Week

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The goal of the week-long celebration is to raise awareness around the importance of nursing and the role nurses have in supporting the health and wellness needs of Americans. Public health nurses support the people of the community and the community itself in many ways, such as providing sexual health services, pre-natal, post-natal and parenting supports, infection control, disease prevention and emergency management. Read More »

IG Idris 'enemy of democracy' - Senate

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Joshak Habila, had been sent to represent the police boss the previous times, there was no representation on Wednesday (today). He did not show up. At the end of the closed door session, the Senate is expected to take a decision on the appropriate sanctions to mete out to the police boss. Read More »

Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB) Stake Trimmed by Marietta Wealth Management LLC

Honeywell International Inc. raised its stake in shares of Schlumberger by 24.2% during the 4th quarter. Schlumberger Ltd now has $98.68 billion valuation. Schlumberger Limited (NYSE: SLB)'s Williams Percent Range, or 14-day Williams %R, is sitting at 35.11 at the time of writing. Hemenway Trust Company Llc increased Home Depot (NYSE:HD) stake by 2,100 shares to 63,580 valued at $12.05 million in 2017Q4. Read More »

School Allows Everyone to Make Cheer Team After Parent Complains

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While many have praised the new policy as more inclusive, some cheerleaders and their parents say it's unfair to those who made the squad. After one mother or father made a criticism {that a} little one didn't make the reduce after final month's tryouts, Hanover Park Excessive College officers rolled out the brand new coverage - which triggered backlash of its personal. Read More »

Police scramble to pull sleeping man from burning auto

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Patrolmen Robert Harms, Michael Smith, Jeffery Smith and Avsar Patel responded to the location with the Roselle Park Fire Department. A large bang and sirens from the fire department vehicles are then heard. Police say the man was slumped over the steering wheel. Once outside, the driver was alert and speaking. He was taken to hospital for further evaluation. Read More »

Carless smoking caused massive KC office building fire

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No injuries have been reported. North Kansas City Fire Chief Dave Hargis said firefighters extinguished the fire on the outside of the building. The fire traveled from the smoking porch, up a wall and into the attic. Fire officials called in the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to help with the investigation. Firefighters were able to put that out, but it had spread into the interior of the building to areas they couldn't reach due to high winds. Read More »

Wife, best friend murdered 'missing duck hunter,' indictment says

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According to a Leon County grand jury indictment, Denise Williams has been charged with first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit first-degree murder and accessory after the fact in the death of Mike Williams. Winchester is now serving a 20-year prison sentence for kidnapping Denise at gunpoint shortly after she filed for divorce in 2016. Patronis asked for anyone with information to come forward. Read More »

Owner of Kearney's Applebee's files for bankruptcy

RMH Holdings owns 163 franchises in 15 states, but none in Southern Illinois. RMH operates Applebee's restaurants in St. Joseph and Maryville, according to the franchisee's website. Like many established restaurant chains, Applebee's has struggled over the past few years with competition from newer chains and a preference among millennials for fast-casual chains. Read More »

Missouri House passes budget for $99M more for K-12 schools

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The budget still needs final approval from senators. He was also happy with the extra $10 million for school transportation: "Over the past 15 years or so, we've seen a decline in state support for school transportation, and local school districts have had to pick up more of the share of costs of getting our kids to school". Read More »

Bevin calls judge in pension case 'one of the worst'

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The three parties filed a lawsuit April 11 against the state's new public pension law. "He refuses to allow any depositions of the people who are bringing the suit". "This is why one of the things we need in this state is legal reform", Bevin said. He renewed those calls Tuesday, using Shepherd as an example. "I now have a judge helping him, making suggestions to him from the bench about different paths he should take, or different angles he should take", Bevin said. Read More »

Woman stoned to death by Islamist terror group

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The woman, Shukri Abdullahi Warsame is reported by local media in Somalia to have been buried with her neck-deep in the ground and pelted with stone by some men. "Al-Shabaab has further inflicted violence against Somali women and girls by way of hudood, or physical punishment of those they deem to have violated Sharia, or Islamic law", according to a 2014 report from Human Rights Watch . Read More »

Tech Execs Will Reportedly Meet At The White House To Talk AI

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Other companies expected to be represented in the room include Microsoft, Nvidia, Oracle, Ford, Mastercard, and United Airlines, among others. Intel Corp.'s Chief Executive Officer Brian Krzanich will attend, said the person, who asked not to be identified because details of the meeting aren't yet public. Read More »

Sanaa Lathan Responds to Rumors That She Bit Beyonce

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I would never do anything malicious like that - to her, or to anyone". Actress Sanaa Lathan is still laughing off reports she bit Beyonce at a party. "It's so freaky. It's so insane". We know who the biter is in the Beyonce mystery. we're told it's none other than Sanaa Lathan . And Lathan admitted she was still stunned by the speculation that it was her who bit Knowles at a party a year ago. Read More »

$0.45 EPS Expected for Alliant Energy (LNT) This Quarter

Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE: LNT ) overall volume in the last trading session was 1,599,596 shares. In general, companies with the lowest combined rank may be the higher quality picks. Commonwealth Bank Of Australia acquired 50,870 shares as Alliant Energy Corp ( LNT)'s stock declined 4.63%. Shares buyback plans are often an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. Read More »

Brussels train station evacuated after reports of 'loud bangs'

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The Belgian police are verifying information about armed men at the Brussels-South railway station, also known as Gare du Midi, a representative of the district's police told Sputnik on Wednesday. Police and security services are still a very visible presence in Belgium's main rail stations following the 2016 bomb attacks at the airport and subway system which killed 32 people. Read More »

Illinois Sees Increase In Early Voting

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Issue One, if approved, will require bipartisan consensus for a map lasting a full 10 years. Certification as a Work Ready Community by the state is a measure of a county's workforce quality, and it's exactly why Ohio County Schools Director of District Programs Greg Decker has joined the race. Read More »

Australian scientist offers last public thoughts before Swiss euthanasia

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Asked if he had any hesitations or doubts, the 104-year-old said: "No". - "I would quite like to be remembered as an instrument of freeing the elderly from the need to pursue their life irrespective", he said . Goodall access to legal, humane and compassionate end-of-suffering options". Ruedi Habegger, co-founder of Eternal Spirit, another right-to-die group, said Australia's refusal is "an atrocity". Read More »

Trooper uses homemade jerky to rescue pup from highway

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When he arrived, several drivers were trying - and failing - to catch the dog, according to police. Thanks to a MA state trooper's homemade treat, he was able to save a puppy found running along a highway Wednesday morning. He then whipped out the jerky and successfully lured Dozier to safety. The dog's owner was located and Dozer was returned safely. "Always great making new friends, two and four-legged (even if it took a jerky bribe)", police said in the statement, accompanied by a ... Read More »

Even Legoland can't escape royal wedding fever

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We can't wait to see our guests' reaction to the royal tribute and our magnificent new Windsor Castle. A brand new addition to the miniature world, a Windsor Castle build that uses just shy of 40,000 pieces, is home to the royal wedding display. Read More »