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Worldwide European Commission: Russian economy gaining momentum on rising oil prices
Author: 0 European Commission: Russian economy gaining momentum on rising oil prices

Noting that growth rates for the European Union and the euro area beat expectations in 2017 to reach a 10-year high at 2.4 percent, the report said growth is set to remain strong in 2018 and ease only slightly in 2019, with the growth of 2.3 percent and 2.0 percent respectively in both the European Union and the euro area.

Worldwide Early voting in state primary races continues
Author: 0 Early voting in state primary races continues

See our story on everyone who qualified for the county general election . While some of these messages provide the necessary correct information, many are either outrightly misleading or incorrect, confusing voters and spreading fear that their votes can be traced back to them and that they need to resort to particular methods to protect their votes.

Worldwide Pakistani city becomes hottest place on earth in April
Author: 0 Pakistani city becomes hottest place on earth in April

The temperature in Karachi was recorded at 39 degree Celsius around 12 pm earlier today and is expected to rise to 43 degree Celsius by 3 pm. However, there are no reliable statistics to back the record. The city has a history of being warm and humid in the summer, but being so hot in April is a little unusual. A dome of high pressure has extended across much of South Asia, extending into Asian Russia.

Worldwide Bison injures Idaho woman near Old Faithful
Author: 0 Bison injures Idaho woman near Old Faithful

She was butted in the thigh and pushed from the trail, NPS said. According to the National Park Service , a visitor to Yellowstone National Park was injured on the afternoon of May 1. Visitors are advised to say at least 25 yards (23 meters) from the animals. The park's website reminds visitors that animals in Yellowstone are "wild and unpredictable, no matter how calm they appear to be".

Worldwide Minister Eats Hotel Food In Dalit Outreach Program
Author: 0 Minister Eats Hotel Food In Dalit Outreach Program

I ate food collectively prepared by everyone. The BJP leaders clarification came against the backdrop of reports that he and his aides had gone to the house of the Dalit family to dine with them on Monday night, but ordered food, mineral water and cutlery from outside as the family was not aware of the ministers visit.

Worldwide NASA technology reveals unnoticed writing on Dead Sea Scrolls
Author: 0 NASA technology reveals unnoticed writing on Dead Sea Scrolls

Due to their small size and precarious physical state, some of these fragments were placed in boxes without being sorted or deciphered. Discovered between 1946 and 1956, the scrolls include tends of thousands of parchment and papyrus fragments and in rare cases entire manuscripts.

Worldwide Freight train derailment shuts down SEPTA and Amtrak rail lines
Author: 0 Freight train derailment shuts down SEPTA and Amtrak rail lines

Wednesday between SEPTA's Eddystone and Crum Lynne Stations Wednesday, officials said. A Norfolk Southern freight train derailed under the I-95 overpass in Ridley Township, Delaware County affecting service on Amtrak and SEPTA. A large crane was brought in to upright the overturned cars. Though there were no injuries and workers were on the scene quickly to clear away the damage, train delays for both Amtrak and SEPTA persisted throughout the night and into the Thursday morning commute.

Worldwide Trump to attend the NRA convention in Dallas
Author: 0 Trump to attend the NRA convention in Dallas

Secret Service will be responsible for event security at the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum. Since there are so many good guys with guns in attendance you would think that the vice president and president would feel safer here than anywhere else in America.

Worldwide Kiprop denies doping after positive test report
Author: 0 Kiprop denies doping after positive test report

Kiprop is not the first Kenyan athlete to be accused of using banned substances. Kiprop's agent, Frederico Rosa, told the Guardian he had also heard the rumours but had no further information. If true then the case will be a major blow to the country and athletics in general, coming a year after Kenya's Olympic marathon champion Jemimah Sumgong failed another dope test.

Worldwide Macron warns over China dominance in Indo-Pacific
Author: 0 Macron warns over China dominance in Indo-Pacific

Macron appeared to call Lucy Turnbull, the prime minister's wife, "delicious ". French ambassador Christophe Penot said: "What the president will tell your prime minister is that we are ready and willing to do much more with Australia in the South Pacific".

Worldwide Awesome! Brazilian surfs record 80-foot wave in Portugal
Author: 0 Awesome! Brazilian surfs record 80-foot wave in Portugal

Measuring in at 80 feet, it's the biggest wave ever ridden. After regaining composure and figuring out which way is up, they have less than 20 seconds to get to the surface before the next monster wave comes crashing down. "The award goes to the surfer who, by any means available, catches the biggest wave of the year", Stuff.co.nz quotes a statement from the surfing body.

Worldwide Trump gets behind 2026 World Cup bid
Author: 0 Trump gets behind 2026 World Cup bid

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has finally unveiled the plans to launch Global Nations League and football's Mini World Cup. " I hope all African countries and countries throughout the world, that we also will be supporting you and that they will likewise support us in our bid, along with Canada and Mexico, for the 2026 World Cup , " Trump while hosting president Muhammadu Buhari after their bilateral meeting in US.

Worldwide Police rearrests Dino Melaye, arraigns him at Lokoja Court
Author: 0 Police rearrests Dino Melaye, arraigns him at Lokoja Court

The police on Wednesday arraigned Senator Dino Melaye before a Magistrates' Court in Wuse Zone 2, Abuja amid heavy presence of police officers. Interesting post? Please share! "The Senate leaders and chairman committee on Police should engage with the executive for them to appreciate our position on this".

Worldwide Swedish meatballs are 'actually Turkish', says Sweden
Author: 0 Swedish meatballs are 'actually Turkish', says Sweden

Sweden.se, the nation's official Twitter account , spilt the beans, if that is not to mix the foodstuff metaphors: "Swedish meatballs are actually based on a recipe King Charles XII brought home from Turkey in the early 18th century". Think of Sweden and ABBA, Ikea and meatballs will likely be the first things to spring to mind - but it seems it might be time to cross one of those off the list.

Worldwide Iran threatens Israel of 'surprising' response amid nuclear deal tensions
Author: 0 Iran threatens Israel of 'surprising' response amid nuclear deal tensions

Word of the consultations between Trump and Netanyahu serves to underscore perceptions of a co-ordinated bid by both leaders to bury the global agreement, which Trump has called "horrible" and Netanyahu has termed "terrible". A senior Israeli official said Israel knew about the Iranian archive for a year, got hold of it in an intelligence operation in February and informed Trump about it at a meeting in Washington on March 5.

Worldwide 104-year-old scientist heading to Switzerland to end life
Author: 0 104-year-old scientist heading to Switzerland to end life

Dr Goodall celebrated his 104th birthday in early April and has since decided it is time to access voluntarily euthanasia in Switzerland. At the airport, wearing a jumper embroidered with the phrase "Ageing Disgracefully", the 104-year-old told Channel 7 that he'll be "glad" when he gets on the plane.

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