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Author: 0 Bobby Ryan scores winner, Senators beat Penguins in overtime in Game 1

On Saturday night, Ryan also scored the OT-winner against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final, which helped take his mind off spending his first Mother's Day without her. Even with do-everything defenseman Erik Karlsson having an off night (by his impeccable standards), the Senators never trailed thanks to heads up play by Ryan and 27 saves by Craig Anderson.

Author: 0 Fertile ground for Home Depot as gardening season begins

As the warmer weather intensifies across the US, both Home Depot and Lowe's are now heading into their busiest season of the year. HD stock has gained more than 17% this year, including 7.8% in the last month. Net sales increased 5 percent to $23.89 billion. Osborn Williams & Donohoe LLC now owns 23,161 shares of the home improvement retailer's stock valued at $3,401,000 after buying an additional 1,420 shares in the last quarter.

Author: 0 Sturgeon: independent Scotland may need 'phased' return to EU

Scotland's First Minister made it clear that the general election would be the main focus for her party (SNP) and that she hopes it will give Scotland a "stronger voice" in formulating Brexit terms, and eventually, demanding another independence referendum.

Global Kardashian West, Rihanna, Pharrell, Madonna on the Met Gala red carpet
Author: 0 Kardashian West, Rihanna, Pharrell, Madonna on the Met Gala red carpet

The look, which included an embroidered coat, chrome headpiece, was designed just for her , and Katy appeared to be making a social message with her veil, which appeared to be embroidered with the word "witness". Move over Where's Waldo? because there's a new game in town: Where's Brie Larson? . BRB, starting a petition to add comfy couches to next year's Met Gala red carpet.

Global Arsenal's Sanchez may be fit for Sunderland clash
Author: 0 Arsenal's Sanchez may be fit for Sunderland clash

It's hard to plan, so you just want your team to do well, to focus until the last, be professional and do your job properly until the last second of the season. It was a hard game for them as they were already down, but given the way their season has gone, I would have to give them a "D" - they got beaten at home and the showing on the day was not good enough for the fans.

Global Ousted FBI director James Comey is willing to testify
Author: 0 Ousted FBI director James Comey is willing to testify

An AP Fact Check points out that the claim is wrong on its face. The Federal Bureau of Investigation probe and parallel congressional investigations have clouded Trump's presidency since he took office on January 20, threatening to overwhelm his policy priorities.

Author: 0 No second spike in cyber attacks is 'encouraging': British minister

Microsoft also issued a security patch for older Windows operating systems that are no longer supported: Windows Server 2003 SP2 x64, Windows Server 2003 SP2 x86, Windows XP SP2 x64, Windows XP SP3 x86, Windows XP Embedded SP3 x86, Windows 8 x86 and Windows 8 x64 directly from Microsoft.

Author: 0 Macron wins Merkel backing for bid to shake up Europe

Asked during a joint news conference if she was anxious that Macron's push for a "Buy European Act" could undermine the established order of free and open trade, Merkel said: "In trade relations, for example, I see this element of reciprocity, this is something I can very well imagine".

Author: 0 White House Dodges Questions About Possible Comey Tapes

American democracy is "under assault" by Donald Trump, the former director of national intelligence has warned. Washington Post reported that the United States was not given permission to share the material with Russian Federation. The meeting in question happened the day after Mr Mr Trump sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, the man in charge of investigating whether the President's campaign colluded with Russian Federation to swing the election.

Global 'Save Narmada Yajna' has begun: PM Modi
Author: 0 'Save Narmada Yajna' has begun: PM Modi

Chouhan, for launching the yatra that lasted almost 150 days, the Prime Minister, who hails from Gujarat, said, "I, on behalf of people of Gujarat, for whom every drop of Narmada is important, Rajasthan and Maharashtra congratulate Madhya Pradesh for this great initiative".

Global Theresa May confronted by angry voter on visit to Oxford
Author: 0 Theresa May confronted by angry voter on visit to Oxford

If you think Cathy deserves a Member of Parliament who will speak up for her, you might wish to help Layla Moran win Oxford West and Abingdon. "I haven't got a carer at the moment". Many people say the move from disability allowances to PIPs (Personal Independence Payment) has left them struggling to get by. But the prime minister's words failed to calm Cathy, who quickly retorted: "I mean people in wheelchairs, and everybody, not just myself".

Author: 0 Vancouver park board votes to ban new cetaceans despite large protest

A bylaw banning whales, dolphins and porpoises in captivity has been approved by Vancouver's park board . Before the vote, Vancouver Aquarium CEO Dr. Prior to the announcement that the park board was mulling a cetacean ban, Nightingale said a $20-million beluga habitat - previously green-lighted by the board - would open by spring break 2019.

Author: 0 2 dead after small plane crashes near northern New Jersey

No one else was aboard the plane, Carlstadt Police said. There were no injuries on the ground, the police said. Emergency responders reached the scene a short time later and were working to extinguish the blaze. The National Weather Service said strong winds had been reported in the area. Teterboro Airport is 12 miles from midtown Manhattan. The plane crashed on Kero Road and Commerce Road in Carlstadt, New Jersey.

Author: 0 The Belt and Road

On Saturday, India gave a clear indication of not participating in the summit and released an official statement saying that "India can not accept a project that ignores its core concern on sovereignty and territorial integrity". "China is willing to share its development experience with all countries". "We have every reason to have full confidence in the prospects for the Belt and Road initiative", Xi said .

Global Ivory Coast soldiers accept deal to end mutiny - spokesmen
Author: 0 Ivory Coast soldiers accept deal to end mutiny - spokesmen

Numerous rebels subsequently joined the regular army, which now numbers some 22,000 troops. Ivory Coast is the world's largest producer of cocoa and London futures climbed to a five-week high on Monday due to the unrest. The main border crossing with neighbour Burkina Faso north of the town of Ouangolodougou was closed by the revolt, residents and the head of a transportation association said.

Author: 0 Trump Got Democrats And Republicans To Agree On Something

All along, his spokesmen have maintained that Trump's decision had nothing to do with the ongoing Russian Federation investigation that was being overseen by Comey. Cornyn is the No. 2 Senate Republican and a former Texas attorney general and state Supreme Court justice. Eight candidates for Federal Bureau of Investigation director have been interviewed at Justice Department headquarters as President Donald Trump searches for James Comey's replacement.

Author: 0 Kapil Mishra ends fast, to approach CBI Tuesday

Mishra, on Twitter on Monday. According to Mishra, these companies were of a dubious nature, and he alleged that the information given to the Election Commission with regard to the party's accounts was false. Countering Mishra, AAP leader Sanjay Singh questioned the authenticity of the "fake cheques". Addressing a press conference, Mishra alleged that the AAP had over Rs 45 crore in its bank account during the financial year of 2013-2014 whereas the party in its declaration to the EC had ...

Author: 0 Xi urges countries to coordinate development policies, reject protectionism

Xi pledged a major funding boost to the new Silk Road , including an extra 100 billion yuan ($14.50 billion) into the existing Silk Road Fund, 380 billion yuan in loans from two policy banks and 60 billion yuan in aid to developing countries and worldwide bodies in countries along the new trade routes.

Global Putin Plays The Piano, With Perhaps Unintentional Undertones
Author: 0 Putin Plays The Piano, With Perhaps Unintentional Undertones

Petersburg, with lyrics like "Listen, Leningrad, I'll sing to you my honest song". The Russian leader isn't shy about displaying himself as a macho renaissance man, also participating in judo, ice hockey and horseback riding ― the latter sometimes shirtless.

Author: 0 United States claims discovery of crematorium near Syrian torture prison

The controversial USA allegations recall some of the worst crimes against humanity of the 20th century, including under Nazi Germany and the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia. The non-binding measure, which passed 392-3, denounced a litany of crimes perpetrated by the Assad regime, including having committed "widespread torture and rape , employed starvation as a weapon of war, and massacred civilians, including through the use of chemical weapons , cluster munitions, and barrel bombs ;..." ...

Author: 0 Miss USA Kara McCullough calls health care a privilege, sparks controversy

When asked during the pageant if affordable health care is a right for all Americans, McCullough replied to host Julianne Hough, " I'm definitely going to say it's a privilege ". In the competition, the three finalists were asked to explain what they consider feminism to be and whether they consider themselves feminists. The nuclear scientist employed at the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission gave D.C.

Global Kapil Mishra quotes Delhi CM must get ready for Tihar Jail
Author: 0 Kapil Mishra quotes Delhi CM must get ready for Tihar Jail

In the Twitter battle, Mr. Mishra suggested that Mr. Kejriwal was using his wife's account to post messages. "The Centre is sitting on the files for the last 10 days". He called Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal corrupt and dared him to quit failing which he "would drag him by collar to Delhi's Tihar jail". She is fulfilling her duties, ' Mishra wrote.

Author: 0 Clashes in northwest Syria after de-escalation zones take effect

A rebel commander said the general level of violence was reduced, but added: "Regime attempts (to advance) in the Hama countryside continue". But the full details of the proposal were not made available and prospects for its success appeared bleak.

Global Syria Talks Parties Consider Creation of Mechanism of Discussing Constitution
Author: 0 Syria Talks Parties Consider Creation of Mechanism of Discussing Constitution

UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura on Monday said the agenda includes forming a government, drafting a constitution, holding elections and combating terrorism. "The alternative is no discussion, no hope, no political horizon, just waiting for facts on the ground to take place", de Mistura told reporters. Over the a year ago, Assad has strengthened his position on the ground, with the opposition reeling from a major setback in the capital Damascus.

Author: 0 White House: Cyberattack has not affected United States government

President Donald Trump's homeland security adviser said Monday that the malware that has infected 300,000 computers in 150 countries is "in the wild", but so far has not infiltrated US government systems. The director-general of Indonesia's Communication and Information Ministry says in a statement that the malware locked patient files on computers at the affected hospitals, both in the capital Jakarta.

Author: 0 Do Americans really care about the Comey firing?

Nick Ackerman, a former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of NY and an assistant Watergate prosecutor, told MSNBC that the situation reminds him of Watergate and makes him wonder if Trump recorded Comey or if the president is trying to intimidate him by implying he has a tape.

Global As Erdogan Visits Trump, Much Friction Between US And Turkey
Author: 0 As Erdogan Visits Trump, Much Friction Between US And Turkey

Barely two months ago, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was one of President Donald Trump's biggest fans. The challenge is hardly new. Earlier this month Turkey, Russia and Iran agreed to work together as guarantors of "safe zones" in Syria , excluding any USA involvement.

Author: 0 US Claims Syria Built Crematorium to Cover Up Executions

He said he had not yet presented the evidence of the crematorium to Russian officials. This image provided by the State Department and DigitalGlobe, taken August 27, 2013, left, and April 16, 2015, satellite images of what the State Department described as a building in a prison complex in Syria that.

Global 'Flirting With EFTA': Sturgeon Says Scotland May Join Free Trade Association
Author: 0 'Flirting With EFTA': Sturgeon Says Scotland May Join Free Trade Association

Now we have to set out if we are in an independence referendum, and we are not in it right now, the process for regaining or retaining depending on where we are in the Brexit process, European Union membership. A year ago the Scottish Conservatives fought the Holyrood election on a pledge to bring back the charges in Scotland, which they said had cost the NHS £60 million.

Author: 0 North Korean Launch a 'Litmus Test' for Trump and South Korean Leader

The fact that North Korea can target Japan and South Korea and very soon the US mainland has invoked the specter of "decoupling", as my colleague Ankit Panda argued in a piece earlier this month. Kim Jong Un witnessed the test and "hugged officials in the field of rocket research, saying that they worked hard to achieve a great thing", according to KCNA.

Author: 0 Election in Germany's most populous state could boost Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union scored a major victory in elections in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia on Sunday. "I gave it my best". He has said he wants to reform the eurozone, giving it a common budget and its own finance minister, these are areas which have raised eyebrows in Germany, and any such reforms will need the backing of Merkel who is not only the longest serving leader in Europe, but also in the Western world.

Author: 0 New South Korean president in calls with China, Japan leaders

Moon has said he would "go to Pyongyang if conditions are met" during his inaugural address, and had proposed the reopening of a jointly operated factory park in the right circumstances. Japan has been concerned that Moon will take a tough line on feuds stemming from the bitter legacy of its 1910-45 colonization of the Korean Peninsula and could fray ties at a time when cooperation on North Korea is vital.

Author: 0 Israel releases record of Trump-Netanyahu meeting

It later annexed east Jerusalem in a move never recognized by the global community. But Trump has since backed away from the embassy move, saying it was still being looked at, while Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has faced political backlash at home over the issue.

Global NaviBand take 17th place at Eurovision 2017
Author: 0 NaviBand take 17th place at Eurovision 2017

Salvador Sobral - who has a serious heart condition and is awaiting a transplant - sang Amar Pelos Dois (Love For Both), written by his sister Luisa, in a high, clear tenor accompanied by quiet strings and a piano. Officially venue bidding has yet to kick off in Portugal, however preparations are well and truly underway within the 63rd Eurovision host country, with RTP eagerly anticipating next year's competition.

Author: 0 Russia, Saudi Arabia agree to extend oil output cuts until March 2018

Oil prices jumped by over 1.5 percent on Monday after the Saudi Arabian and Russian energy ministers said in a joint statement that an OPEC-led crude production cut would be extended from the middle of this year until March 2018. Novak said more countries will participate in the meeting in Vienna on May 25 than in the current agreement to discuss the terms for extending the agreement.

Author: 0 South Korea, US agree to hold summit in late June

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, front right, shakes hands with Matt Pottinger, left, Special Assistant to U.S. President Donald Trump and National Security Council (NSC) Senior Director for East Asia, during a meeting at the presidential Blue House in Seoul , South Korea, Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

Global Things You May Not Know About Cinco de Mayo
Author: 0 Things You May Not Know About Cinco de Mayo

By all means, drink up and celebrate the lovely Mexican culture but be mindful of what is being celebrated. "As the US and Mexico continue to be inextricably linked by our history, geography, and people, it is an honor to reintroduce this resolution marking Mexico's victory in the Battle of Puebla and in support of our Mexican-American population, who today still hold this admirable sense of strength and perseverance", said Senator Menendez.

Author: 0 Election 2017: Theresa May promises to advance workers' rights

The manifesto will also commit to raising the minimum wage in line with inflation as part of a drive to win over working-class Labour voters. Along with guaranteeing all protections which are now granted by European Union law, May revealed measures to include new rights for those who leave work to care for family members, a commitment to continue increasing the National Living Wage and new protections for gig economy workers.

Author: 0 Labour and Tories set to woo working-class voters with new policies

Mr Corbyn told the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) conference in Liverpool that he understood the anger of nurses who made clear in a poll this weekend they are ready to stage a summer of protests across the United Kingdom over pay. Although it did not specifically target the NHS, the global cyber attack has sparked promises for NHS IT funding ahead of the general election. The policy announcement comes after Labour's leaked manifesto pledges were found to be hugely popular with the public.

Global Trump revealed classified info to Russians at White House
Author: 0 Trump revealed classified info to Russians at White House

Trump divulged the information in a May 10 meeting with Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak , the Post said , citing anonymous former and current USA officials. Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia, the senior Democrat on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, which is investigating Russian Federation meddling in last year's election, flayed Trump over the report on Twitter.

Global Spicer on the Way Out, Sanders In?
Author: 0 Spicer on the Way Out, Sanders In?

As for the propriety of it, they say it's unwise - that it's politically unwise - but they don't see it - I said , you know, even if the president is asking the director of the FBI , 'Am I under investigation?,' would that be seen as intimidating? Two days later, Sanders was back in the White House briefing room, pitching a new storyline that Donald Trump already had delivered , in an interview with NBC's Lester Holt.

Author: 0 Putin Doesn't See Eye-To-Eye With Trump On North Korea

The council expressed its "utmost concern" over North Korea's " highly destabilizing behavior and flagrant and provocative defiance of the Security Council". Each new nuclear and longer-range missile test is part of the North's attempt to build a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile. The adoption of the statement came after Pyongyang announced the success of a mid- to long-range ballistic rocket test Sunday.

Author: 0 South Korea Spits in the Face of North Korea's New President

USA officials had yet to react to the North's claim, but Japan said, regardless, the new test showed "some progress" in the isolated country's missile programme and was thus further evidence that "we have entered a new level of threat regarding North Korea".

Author: 0 More Americans want 'independent' investigation of Trump - Reuters/Ipsos

Even some of who had been reluctant to criticize Trump said Monday's report raised questions that needed answers. Sen. Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican leading one of four congressional probes into Russia's meddling in the United States elections, said he was not sure yet if Trump had leaked any intelligence to the Russians - noting that other stories have been inaccurate.

Author: 0 Trump announces his first overseas trip will be to Saudi Arabia

Israel will be one of Donald Trump's first destinations overseas as U.S. president, the White House revealed on Thursday. Donald Trump's first foreign trip as president will include stops in Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Vatican. Since then, it has emerged that the pope and the president have very different views on a number of issues, not just immigration and refugees but climate change, nuclear arms and economic development, so the May 24 meeting could be quite interesting.

Author: 0 Achieving Mideast Peace 'Maybe Not As Difficult As People Have Thought'

During Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's state visit to DC in February Mr Trump suggested that he is open to the idea of a one-state, rather than two-state, solution to the intractable conflict. "The president raised concerns about the payments to Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails who have committed acts of terror and to their families", Spicer said.

Author: 0 The path to single-payer health care

Locust St. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has invited all Republicans to join with the Senate group crafting the bill. The health care plan our elected officials sponsor and vote on will affect the lives of Americans. Instead, House Republicans - including every New York Republican except for John Katko and Dan Donovan - voted to pass a bill that guts pre-existing conditions, raises premiums, institutes an age tax, cuts Medicaid, blows a $4.7 billion hole in our state budget over the ...

Author: 0 UN Security Council slams latest ballistic missile launches

It also said that North Korea is "greatly increasing tension in the region and beyond" and that the country should immediately show "sincere commitment to denuclearisation through concrete action". It flew for 30 minutes - longer than any previous North Korean test. The Security Council has adopted six increasingly tougher sanctions resolutions against North Korea.

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