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'I hear covfefe:' White House weighs in on Yanny vs. Laurel debate

'I hear covfefe:' White House weighs in on Yanny vs. Laurel debate The never-ending Yanny vs Laurel debate has reached the White House. If you cut out the low frequencies with a High Pass Filter then "Laurel" becomes physically inaudible to hear, and you only hear "Yanny". He also said that you need to consider the different ways people are listening to the audio - through mobile phones, headphones, tablets, etc. "All I hear is 'Yanny'". [Full Article...]

Explosive eruption rocks Hawaii's Kilauea volcano - USGS

Explosive eruption rocks Hawaii's Kilauea volcano - USGS The explosion came shortly after 4:00am (local time) after two weeks of volcanic activity that sent lava flows into neighbourhoods and destroyed dozens of homes . The USGS said, Depending on weather conditions, that the ash might fall as far as Hilo, 30 miles to the northeast. A change in wind direction caused gas spewing from fissures to drift northwest towards Pahoa, prompting National guard... [Full Article...]

NYC attorney who unleashed racist rant at Manhattan eatery has NJ ties

NYC attorney who unleashed racist rant at Manhattan eatery has NJ ties The company says its policy for news making businesses is to remove posts "that appear to be motivated more by the news coverage itself than the reviewer's personal consumer experience with the business". Another attorney was seen telling Schlossberg that he should be disbarred. According to state records, Schlossberg was admitted to the NY state bar in 2003 and has an office in Manhattan. [Full Article...]

Malema slams African governments for attending Jerusalem embassy opening

Malema slams African governments for attending Jerusalem embassy opening Israel says the military has delivered eight trucks full of humanitarian aid and medical supplies to the Gaza Strip, where Israeli troops firing from across the border killed almost 60 Palestinians at mass border protests on Monday. Most of Gaza's residents are descendants of refugees. "Behind the protests is Hamas, which governs Gaza and is regarded as a terrorist group by the U.S., Isra... [Full Article...]

Pakistan condemns ex-PM Sharif over comment on attack on India

Pakistan condemns ex-PM Sharif over comment on attack on India The spokesman said the PML-N as the country's premier popular national political party and its supreme leader (Nawaz Sharif) need no certificate from anybody on their commitment and capacity to preserve, protect and promote Pakistan's national security. [Full Article...]

European Commission decides to blocs USA sanctions against Iran on its territory

European Commission decides to blocs USA sanctions against Iran on its territory The European Union took formal steps Friday to shield its firms from United States sanctions on Iran as part of efforts to save the worldwide nuclear deal with Tehran. As the world seeks to come to grips with President Trump's withdrawal from the JCPOA , it appears that the European Union will play one of its strongest cards by invoking its " Blocking Regulation ", which would prohibit European... [Full Article...]

The Right Stuff author Tom Wolfe dies at 87

The Right Stuff author Tom Wolfe dies at 87 No further details were available. Wolfe edited a volume of work by himself and other prominent writers of the era, including Truman Capote , Joan Didion, Hunter S. His first book "The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby" was a collection of essays originally published in Esquire magazine. Wolfe covered a range of topics in his prose, from Ken Kesey and the Beat Generation in the ... [Full Article...]

Hawaii on Aviation Red Alert Amid Volcanic Eruption

Hawaii on Aviation Red Alert Amid Volcanic Eruption Kilauea volcano has gobbled up lush landscape, destroyed houses and caused almost 2,000 people to flee their homes. At any time, activity may increase the intensity of ash production. Of the 21 fissures, 17 is the longest, and has been shooting lava like a fountain and "sending spatter more than 100 feet into the air", the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said. [Full Article...]

Putin Opens New Bridge, Defies The World

Putin Opens New Bridge, Defies The World Vehicle traffic on the bridge will start on may 16 at 5.30 am. On Wednesday, the road was open to the public. The post Putin Opens New Bridge, Defies The World appeared first on Leadership Newspaper . The US said the bridge was an attempt to solidify Moscow's "unlawful seizure" of the Ukrainian territory. As one could predict, Washington is not happy with that. [Full Article...]

European Union top diplomats to follow through JCPOA

European Union top diplomats to follow through JCPOA Zarif's meetings in Brussels capped a whirlwind global tour, including trips to both Russian Federation and China, the two other signatory nations, in a bid to bolster support. Iran has ordered negotiations to begin with the remaining parties in an effort to salvage the agreement. Zarif is further scheduled to conduct a number of worldwide diplomatic meetings to discuss the deal with global le... [Full Article...]

Police officer shoots, wounds armed suspect at IL school

Police officer shoots, wounds armed suspect at IL school Police have not said why the former student came to the school armed with a gun on a day when students were rehearsing for their upcoming graduation ceremony. The male was believed to be a 19-year-old former student at the school, Lee County Sheriff John Simonton told Sauk Valley Media . "His fearless actions saved a lot of lives", Langloss said. [Full Article...]

Pastor Who Prayed At US Embassy In Jerusalem Faces Controversy

Pastor Who Prayed At US Embassy In Jerusalem Faces Controversy Embassy Monday in Jerusalem. Robert Jeffress says "you can't be saved by being a Jew", and "Mormonism is a heresy from the pit of hell". Long before Jeffress began defending Trump on cable news, he made headlines for attacking other Americans whose faith is different from his own - something former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney noted Sunday on Twitter . [Full Article...]

Here's What You Need To Know About Ramadan In Brooklyn

Here's What You Need To Know About Ramadan In Brooklyn Browse through the next few slides to check them out. This year, Ramadan will begin on the evening of May 15, Tuesday and end on the evening of June 14, Thursday. Fasting is not considered compulsory for many groups - including people who are unwell or have a long-term condition; people with learning difficulties; people who are travelling; and women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or menstrua... [Full Article...]

Palestinian Envoy Recalled From Washington DC Over US Embassy Move to Jerusalem

Palestinian Envoy Recalled From Washington DC Over US Embassy Move to Jerusalem On Tuesday, Trudeau reiterated Canada's long-held position calling for an end to the violence and for both sides to get back to the negotiating table. The United States ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley , has defended Israel for its " restraint " in dealing with protests that left at least 60 Palestinians dead in violent clashes with the military. [Full Article...]

Ozil in trouble after posing for a photo with controversial president

Ozil in trouble after posing for a photo with controversial president Ozil who plays for Arsenal and Manchester City's Gundogan met with President Erdogan who was visiting the United Kingdom for as part of an official trip in London on Sunday. Turkey, under the reign of president Erdogan, have been accused for human rights violation for many times. Erdogan also said he also would be discussing regional and global issues with May. [Full Article...]

Police in Oklahoma looking for 7-year-old girl

Police in Oklahoma looking for 7-year-old girl While they were missing, Tulsa police tweeted a photo of Ahmad and the 7-year-old girl to help search efforts. "She has been taken into custody and the 7-year-old is with us", the Tulsa Police Department posted on Facebook. The middle child told police that their mother placed socks in their mouths, bound their hands with duct tape and began stabbing the eldest child, MacKenzie said. [Full Article...]

Indiana Officers Escort Boy To School After His Dad's Murder

Indiana Officers Escort Boy To School After His Dad's Murder A "blue line" of support helped an IN boy go back to school, after his police officer father was killed on the job. Last week, the young boy released a special message to his dad in hopes he will see it from heaven, and he also received an official police department badge . [Full Article...]

Stormy Daniels' lawyer spotted with Christie Brinkley

Stormy Daniels' lawyer spotted with Christie Brinkley Avenatti and unnecessarily lure and entangle this court into Mr. Cohen's elaborate campaign to now discredit Mr. Avenatti". Mr Cohen has admitted to making the payment privately, but has denied that Mr Trump was a party to the transaction. [Full Article...]

As Favorable Rating For CIA Goes Up, Support For Waterboarding Goes Down

As Favorable Rating For CIA Goes Up, Support For Waterboarding Goes Down Bush and the Justice Department. After Wednesday's closed-door committee vote, the full Senate will likely consider her confirmation next week. Sen. Haspel wrote that she has "learned the hard lessons since 9/11". In a letter sent on Monday to Sen. Haspel's opponents said they don't believe she adequately explained her role in the destruction of the Central Intelligence Agency videotap... [Full Article...]

China's New Aircraft Carrier Heads Out for Sea Trials

China's New Aircraft Carrier Heads Out for Sea Trials The new warship is an upgrade to the Liaoning , China's only operational aircraft carrier, a retrofitted Soviet-era Admiral Kuznetsov-class multi-role vessel. China's "Type 001A" aircraft carrier will displace 55,000 tonnes and use conventional rather than nuclear propulsion, according to China's defence ministry. [Full Article...]


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