The world time-trial champion now knows he should be able to put serious amounts of time into all his rivals for the general classification in the Giro's second time-trial, a longer, flatter effort at the start of the third week on May 22.
Britain, France and Germany support Iran nuclear deal
Macron said he had pushed the idea of a much broader Iran agreement with Trump, which was received "very positively". But, with powerful hardliners at odds with the reformists now in power, nothing is certain when it comes to Iran.
Rohan Dennis (BMC Racing) spent most of the day in the hotseat, however last man to ride Dumoulin managed to better his time by two seconds, with a finishing time of 12.02.
Astana team leader Miguel Angel Lopez also crashed in training but the Colombian will compete as well.
The 167-kilometre second stage on Saturday (Sunday NZT) will whizz down the Mediterranean coast from Haifa to Tel Aviv.
The Dutchman is the first rider since Paolo Savoldelli back in 2005-06 to win the first stage of the race as defending champion.
It was not immediately known if the wife was also being treated at the hospital, which said it had seven patients. After the explosion, firefighters were still working more than an hour later to get the flames under control.
E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 crept 0.3 per cent higher, with overnight results from Kraft Heinz, Tesla and Spotify in focus. The dollar eased 0.1 percent to 109.68 yen JPY=, inching away from a three-month peak of 110.05 yen set on Wednesday.
During the seven-game series between Milwaukee and Boston, guards Terry Rozier and Eric Bledsoe couldn't stop crossing paths. Coming into the 2017-18 season, the Philadelphia 76ers were thought of as a team that was a year away.
The North Korean leader, who took power in 2011, had never met with top officials of any country before this year. He was detained in 2015 on spying charges and sentenced to 10 years' hard labour in 2016 .
Saturday 5 May is set to be a fairly dry day with the morning mist clearing up quickly, making way for sunny spells. Sadly, today is set to be a bit of a downer but things are expected to pick up as the weekend approaches.
Challenged on whether she would remove the target, Ms Rudd said: "I have not discussed that with the Prime Minister". Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas tweeted: "PM loses her human shield and now looks very exposed herself".
ZTE continues to face tough competition in high growth markets, which led to declining market share during the quarter. HMD Global (Nokia), iTEL, Xiaomi , Tecno, OnePlus and Huawei were the brands that grew the fastest in Q1 2018.
Revenue from that division surged to US$9.1bn, beating last year's figure of US$8.5bn and Wall Street forecasts of US$8.4bn. But the key number everyone was looking to was the one that has the greatest impact on AAPL stock: iPhone sales .
India , it is learnt, are also reluctant to have day-night Tests in the nine-team World Test Championship to be played from 2019. India will tour Australia later this year for the four-Test series which begins with the game in Adelaide on December 6.
The US has objected to China building the islands, and positioning defenses on them, claiming this violates global law. The Spratly archipelago is disputed from six countries: Vietnam , China, Taiwan , Malaysia , Philippines and Brunei .
Speaking after his win yesterday, Nadal said: "I'm very happy for the victory against a very hard opponent". But that proved to be as good as it would get for the the youngest Barcelona finalist since Nadal in 2005.
Shooting at Nashville's Opry Mills Mall leaves one dead
Aaaron says a retired California police officer who was visiting Nashville stepped in and ordered the man to lie on the ground. According to the Metro Nashville Police Department, the shooting was a result of a "dispute".
116 killed as storms batter India
Of the casualties, many were caused by lightning , which struck at many places after the dust storm settled down. The state government quickly released funds to compensate the families of those killed or for damage.
Cong is insulting Ballari, Modi says on Reddy turf
Often alluded as the "King Maker" party, JD (S) has a strong backing from the Vokkaliga community in the Old Mysore region. A year ago during Deepavali, Shri Narendra Modi interacted with over 25,000 party workers from Gujarat and Varanasi.
United Kingdom government suffers Brexit defeat
David Davis told the Lords EU committee he was "not at all sure" there will be agreement on the "border backstop" by June. But the Lords heavily voted for Parliament to be given a more decisive say on the outcome of the Brexit negotiations.
Former VW CEO Indicted in Emissions Cheating Case
According to the papers, the CEO was at one point informed of the illegal practices of the company and chose to cover them up. He resigned not long after the scandal became public in September 2015, maintaining he had no prior knowledge of the effort.
Brexit war cabinet mired in trenches over customs plan
A CRUNCH meeting of Theresa May's " Brexit war cabinet " last night failed to agree over plans on the future of the customs union. Prominent pro-Brexit Conservative legislator Jacob Rees-Mogg said the idea was "deeply unsatisfactory".
New Trump Lawyer Emmet Flood Is Known for Tough Approach
But a breakneck sequence of events over the last two days may have made the nightmare scenario increasingly likely. But to prove obstruction of justice, a prosecutor must establish that an act was carried out with corrupt intent.
Windy, warm Tuesday in Oklahoma, severe weather possible
Tonight: Partly cloudy - low around 65 with south wind 10 to 14 miles per hour gusting as high as 24 miles per hour . Sunday also will be mostly sunny but slightly cooler with a high temperature expected to be around 67 degrees.
Forecast: Severe weather possible today
Another round will bring an increased threat of severe weather, including tornadoes, to more heavily populated areas on Tuesday. REMEMBER.A tornado watch means conditions are favorable for tornadoes and severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area.