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Gasoline Prices Climbing, but Price Spike Unlikely to Be Sustained

Gasoline Prices Climbing, but Price Spike Unlikely to Be Sustained

The highest national average price for gasoline so far this year was $2.42 on April 21. Despite the hikes, the average price in the area remains below the statewide average Monday of $2.20 per gallon. Supply and demand factors are apparent for the region and, though gasoline stockpiles are higher than this time previous year, AAA said they're "down considerably" from a peak reported in February.


Massive celebrations begin at President Kovind's native village

Massive celebrations begin at President Kovind's native village

The Indian president is head of state and is chief commander of the army, but the position is largely ceremonial with all executive powers vested in the prime minister. Since both the presidential candidates belonged to a Dalit background, the election was pegged as being Dalit vs Dalit, however, Kumar maintained that it was a "battle of ideologies".


SC rejects plea for probe into Kashmiri Pandits case

SC rejects plea for probe into Kashmiri Pandits case

The SC, which three months ago sought answers from the Centre on the special investigation team's decision to close 199 of the 293 cases relating to anti-Sikh riots 33 years ago, dismissed the PIL by an outfit called 'Roots in Kashmir' and said no fruitful objective would be served by reopening the cases after 27 years.


Scientists want to reduce mosquito population. By releasing 20 million mosquitoes

Scientists want to reduce mosquito population. By releasing 20 million mosquitoes

The catch: they're males, they don't bite, and they're filled with a bacteria that changes reproductive behavior in other mosquitoes. The release, known as Debug Fresno , has taken place in Fresno. and its territories contracted birth defects when their mothers contracted the Zika virus , with almost half of those infants dying in the womb. Vectors that can transmit Zika virus are or have been previously found in USA territories and some US states.


US Navy commissions 1st Ford-class carrier

US Navy commissions 1st Ford-class carrier

USA allies will rest easy, Trump said, but America's enemies will "shake with fear" when they see the Ford cutting across the horizon. President Trump commissioned the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. The Navy plans to spend $43 billion developing and building the three new Ford-class ships-Ford, the future USS John F. Kennedy (CVN 79), and the future USS Enterprise (CVN 80).


Fleetwood Mac to Receive MusiCares Person of the Year Honor

Fleetwood Mac to Receive MusiCares Person of the Year Honor

The Recording Academy announced Wednesday that the 28th annual benefit gala will take place at Radio City Music Hall in NY on January 26, 2018, two days before the 2018 Grammy Awards . "Independently and together, we all set off on a journey to spend our lives as artists, songwriters, and musicians. We are very appreciative of this recognition".



Grace holds nerve for lowest round in a major

The South African shot 62 at Royal Birkdale to break the record held by a host of players. As Harig pointed out, Grace hit 17 of 18 greens , getting up and down from over the 18th hole in order to set the record. Open. Robert Streb shot 63 during the second round at last year's PGA Championship . And there were plenty of low scores offered on this day at Royal Birkdale.


Why sugary drinks and protein-rich meals don't go well together

Why sugary drinks and protein-rich meals don't go well together

It also produced a craving for salty foods for hours afterwards. About a third of the calories from the sugary drink were not burnt off, fat from the meal was not broken down in the body and less energy was required to digest the food, said Shanon Casperson, from the US Department of Agriculture.


Charlie Gard team 'must present new evidence' for treatment in US

Charlie Gard team 'must present new evidence' for treatment in US

I didn't mean to cause distress". Mr Justice Francis was speaking while overseeing the latest hearing in the 11-month-old's case in the Family Division of the High Court. The hospital believes that 11-month-old Charlie has suffered irreversible brain damage that treatment can not fix. Mr Justice Francis has considered the couple's new claims at preliminary hearings.


Doctor Who actress, Deborah Watling, dies aged 69, following cancer battle

Doctor Who actress, Deborah Watling, dies aged 69, following cancer battle

And while she soon developed a very un-Victorian penchant for miniskirts, she maintained a certain demureness which chimed perfectly with Patrick Troughton's whimsical portrayal of the Doctor and Frazer Hines's heroic Jamie. Deborah went on to star in hit movies with Cliff Richard and David Essex. Dr Who fans have been taking to Twitter to share their sadness at news of her passing.


Top current and former athlete tweets about OJ getting parole

Top current and former athlete tweets about OJ getting parole

Simpson was found not guilty in the killings of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson , and her friend Ronald Goldman . Over a decade later, he was again arrested after a September 13, 2007 incident at a hotel in Las Vegas. He said he had also learned a lot from an alternative-to-violence course he took in prison. Simpson's sentence had been scheduled to end September 29, 2022.


Treasury Department Fines Exxon Mobil for Russia Sanctions Violations

Treasury Department Fines Exxon Mobil for Russia Sanctions Violations

The agency said Exxon Mobil showed "reckless disregard" for the sanctions by dealing with Sechin, a person they knew was on the US blacklist. Foreign Policy magazine reported "Sechin's personal assets will be frozen, but Treasury officials said the designation wouldn't impact US companies' ability to do business with Rosneft because Sechin does not control the firm".



Chris Evans earns nine times as much as the Lord Chief Justice

Chris Evans , former Top Gear presenter and Radio 2 host, topped the list , earning between £2.2 million and £2.25 million (US$2.87 million and US$2.93 million) in 2016/2017. The television reporter was out-earned only by sports reporter Gary Lineker who earns £1,750,000 - £1,799,999, and Chris Evans , who topped the list with £2,200,000 - £2,249,999.


McCormick to Buy French's Mustard in $4.2 Billion Deal

McCormick to Buy French's Mustard in $4.2 Billion Deal

Kurzius, McCormick's chairman, president and CEO, said in a statement. Reckitt said the deal was on a cash free, debt-free basis, and it would use the proceeds from the sale to reduce its debt. The company said in April that its foods business is "nevertheless non-core to RB", the Financial Times reported. Shares in Reckitt Benckiser were up 1.8% at 7,949.00 pence on Wednesday morning.