SC stays Karnataka HC order on pictorial warning on tobacco packs

The high court, on December 15, a year ago had struck down the 2014 amendment rules that mandated pictorial health warnings to cover 85 per cent of packaging space of tobacco products , holding that they were unconstitutional as they violated fundam... More..

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Shiv Sena leader stabbed to death outside his home in Kandivali
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Shiv Sena leader stabbed to death outside his home in Kandivali

On Sunday night, as soon as Sawant - who was returning home after attending a meeting - alighted from an auto rickshaw near his residence, at least three persons attacked him, stabbing him multiple times with a...More..

Pakistani minister decries United States as 'friend who always betrays'
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Pakistani minister decries United States as 'friend who always betrays'

Pakistan closed them once before, after a 2011 U.S. While US administrations have used harsh words in the past, officials here remain cautiously optimistic that there is now greater willingness in Washingto...More..

Seoul to announce follow-up measures to 'comfort women' deal review on Tuesday
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Seoul to announce follow-up measures to 'comfort women' deal review on Tuesday

After the talks with Lee, special representative for Korean Peninsula peace and security affairs at South Korea's Foreign Ministry, Kanasugi, director-general of the Japanese Foreign Ministry's Asian and Oceani...More..

US Supreme Court won't take up Mississippi's Religious Accommodations Law
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

US Supreme Court won't take up Mississippi's Religious Accommodations Law

The law specifically protects three beliefs: that marriage is only between a man and a woman, that sex should only occur in such a marriage and that a person's gender is determined at birth and can not be alter...More..

Who Is Daniel McCartney? Pierce County Sheriff's Deputy Dies After Shooting
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Who Is Daniel McCartney? Pierce County Sheriff's Deputy Dies After Shooting

He was then arrested for obstructing justice and was later booked into jail on first-degree murder charges, officials said. A police officer has died after being shot during a response to a burglary in Freder...More..

Kansas state lawmaker apologizes for racist remark
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Kansas state lawmaker apologizes for racist remark

Steve Alford , a Republican from Ulysses, said the drug should remain illegal because of the way he contended it affected African-Americans. Worf said he later told Alford that his comments were "the most rac...More..

Ed Royce Is The Latest In Wave Of GOP Retirements
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Ed Royce Is The Latest In Wave Of GOP Retirements

Mr. Royce, 66 years old, chairs the House Foreign Affairs Committee and would have been forced to stand down from that position if re-elected, due to Republican term limits on panel leaders. He says he wants to...More..

Coachella Bans Weed, Even Though It's Legal in California
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Coachella Bans Weed, Even Though It's Legal in California

The law allows persons over 21 to smoke marijuana on private properties, which technically would include Coachella's annual home at the Indio Empire Polo Grounds. The festival takes place over two weekends, A...More..

Moments After Midnight: Same Sex Couples Marry In Australia
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Moments After Midnight: Same Sex Couples Marry In Australia

Craig Burns' career as a sprinter is all about timing so it's no surprise he's timed his wedding to Luke Sullivan to perfection. Newlyweds Luke Sullivan and Craig Burns were one of the first to tie the knot i...More..

No need for new Gandhi death probe
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

No need for new Gandhi death probe

A petitioner had past year claimed that Mahatma Gandhi was killed by a second assassin who had fired a "fourth bullet". For the objective of his report, Sharan, assisted by advocates Sanchit Guru and Samarth ...More..

Chouhan accords warm welcome to PM Modi at Gwalior Airport
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Chouhan accords warm welcome to PM Modi at Gwalior Airport

After his arrival, Modi inaugurated five new buildings at the BSF Academy. Modi also reviewed the status of the decisions taken in the last three years. Holding the conference outside the national capital is ...More..

Fire crews put out large fire at University of Bristol building
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Fire crews put out large fire at University of Bristol building

The blaze started on the top floor of the university's five-storey Fry Building, which was unoccupied at the time. Balfour Beatty started on site early a year ago on a £19m contract to renovate and extend the...More..

Canadian ag official: trade and NAFTA essential to prosperity
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Canadian ag official: trade and NAFTA essential to prosperity

Ervin PerdueUSDA delays healthy school lunch requirements Protect the American tradition of hunting Thanksgiving dinner The death of the American dream for family farmers MORE on Monday urged Canada to m...More..

DMK stages walkout as TTV Dhinakaran makes TN Assembly debut
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

DMK stages walkout as TTV Dhinakaran makes TN Assembly debut

The governor continued listing out the achievements of the government - including its reported efforts to step up welfare measures - in spite of the disruption. These MLAs had met the then governor Ch Vidyasaga...More..

Axios: Trump's official West Wing schedule getting shorter
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Axios: Trump's official West Wing schedule getting shorter

The White House's press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told Axios that the president's morning "executive time " is "a mix of residence time and Oval Office time, but he always has calls with staff, Hill...More..

MISSING: Massive Search Underway for Jewish UPenn Student Blaze Bernstein, 19
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

MISSING: Massive Search Underway for Jewish UPenn Student Blaze Bernstein, 19

The teen's parents, speaking from their Lake Forest California home, said he was last seen with a friend at a local park, not far from their residence. "That's the last area that we understand that he was", h...More..

Terrorist safe havens: Central Intelligence Agency chief joins chorus against Pakistan
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Terrorist safe havens: Central Intelligence Agency chief joins chorus against Pakistan

The freezing of all security assistance to Pakistan comes after President Donald Trump in a New Year's day tweet accused Islamabad of giving nothing to the USA but "lies and deceit" and providing "safe haven"...More..

South Korea to urge Japan to do more for 'comfort women'
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

South Korea to urge Japan to do more for 'comfort women'

For the past two years, an official from South Korea has picked up the phone in the border village of Panmunjom and dialed his counterpart in the North. There's little doubt the Chinese would appreciate South K...More..

Two cleared of graft in Agusta deal
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Two cleared of graft in Agusta deal

The sources said the case in Italian courts is based on the evidence gathered by the Italian authorities whereas the CBI carried out a completely independent investigation in the matter. Both were cleared of ch...More..

Josh McDaniels, Matt Patricia remain focused on Titans following head-coaching interviews
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Josh McDaniels, Matt Patricia remain focused on Titans following head-coaching interviews

If the rumors are to be true, Matt Patricia, 43, would bring to the Lions a strong coaching background, a hard work pays off mentality and a mindset that winning is of the highest importance. So, really at that...More..

Manhunt for Michigan Couple After 4-Year-Old Daughter Found Dead
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Manhunt for Michigan Couple After 4-Year-Old Daughter Found Dead

And now, Wayne County prosecutors have accused the girl's mother, 24-year-old Candice Diaz , and the mother's boyfriend, 28-year-old Brad Fields , of torturing and killing the girl, local police announced Jan...More..

Angela Merkel upbeat as she returns to coalition table
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Angela Merkel upbeat as she returns to coalition table

Tough bargaining will be required on spending and immigration if Martin Schulz's party is to rejoin the coalition which governed from 2013 until an indecisive election previous year. "It can't happen at any p...More..

Democrat Leaders Remain Opposed to Any Deal on Border Wall, DACA
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Democrat Leaders Remain Opposed to Any Deal on Border Wall, DACA

It comes as the administration intensifies negotiations in Congress on a package that may include granting legal status to about 800,000 people who were temporarily shielded from deportation under an Obama-...More..

As Trump Enjoys 'Executive Time,' GOP Minions Relentless in 'Wrecking of America'
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

As Trump Enjoys 'Executive Time,' GOP Minions Relentless in 'Wrecking of America'

This Tuesday, Swan reported , Trump has his first item of the day at 11 a.m., a meeting with White House chief of staff John Kelly. While campaigning for office, President Donald Trump repeatedly claimed ...More..

Australian Open: Federer takes Hopman, Kooyong gets Joker, Rafa boost
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Australian Open: Federer takes Hopman, Kooyong gets Joker, Rafa boost

Australian former world No. 17 Bernard Tomic is also confirmed to play an exhibition match at Kooyong tomorrow as he weighs up whether to make a last-ditch attempt to win an Australian Open berth in qualifying....More..

Judge dismisses charges against Cliven Bundy, 2 sons
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Judge dismisses charges against Cliven Bundy, 2 sons

Rancher Cliven Bundy was released from prison Monday. The collapse of the case is a stunning failure for the US attorney's office in Nevada, where 19 co-defendants were indicted in early 2016 on charges inclu...More..

by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Will Mueller Charge Ivanka Trump in Russia Investigation in 2018?

Russian attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya and Russian lobbyist Rinat Akhmetshin reportedly chatted with Ivanka Trump outside the Trump Tower lobby elevators after the infamous and much-scrutinized June 9, 20...More..

Deadly protests grip Sudan over rising bread prices
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Deadly protests grip Sudan over rising bread prices

Protests broke out in Sudan after bread prices more than doubled last week following a government decision to stop importing grain and allow private companies to do so. Authorities arrested Omar Al-Dageir, ...More..

Syria's death toll in Idlib vehicle bomb rises to at least 25
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Syria's death toll in Idlib vehicle bomb rises to at least 25

SOHR believes the explosion was caused by either a vehicle bomb or a drone attack that targeted the headquarters of a rebel group that operates in Idlib province. The ministry said there was no damage to the ba...More..

32 missing, including 30 Iranians, in sea collision in China
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

32 missing, including 30 Iranians, in sea collision in China

A tanker carrying nearly a million barrels of Iranian condensate to South Korea collided with a Chinese freighter in the South China Sea on Saturday, catching fire that rescue teams are still trying to put ou...More..

People around the world are riding the subway without trousers, know why
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

People around the world are riding the subway without trousers, know why

The Philly No Pants Subway Ride is not affiliated with today's global No Pants Subway Ride , organized by Improv Everywhere. However, some have other plans. This was the 17th annual edition of the event, whe...More..

A Newly Released Statement Proves Pulse Shooter Widow Knew of the Attack
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

A Newly Released Statement Proves Pulse Shooter Widow Knew of the Attack

Moreno claims the statement is inadmissible, as she was in custody and had not been read her Miranda rights. During a visit to Downtown Disney, now Disney Springs, Mateen asked Salman, "What would make peop...More..

Santa Barbara County Declares Local Emergency
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Santa Barbara County Declares Local Emergency

A voluntary evacuation warning was issued for all areas south of Highway 192 to the ocean and east of Hot Springs Road/Olive Mill Road to Highway 150/county line, Santa Barbara County officials said. "It is...More..

Iranian ex-President Ahmadinejad arrested for inciting unrest
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Iranian ex-President Ahmadinejad arrested for inciting unrest

Al-Quds Al-Arabi, an Arab newspaper in the United Kingdom released a report that Iran's former president, Mahmoud #Ahmadinejad has been arrested and placed under house arrest for condemning Iran's President...More..

U.S. companies 'open' to new payroll tax system
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

U.S. companies 'open' to new payroll tax system

In fact, it has a bonus: Even people who don't itemize would end up paying lower federal income taxes. The proposals are bold, though not yet fleshed out. The Governor's far-reaching 2018 agenda delivers on the...More..

City had lowest recorded number of pedestrian deaths in 2017: Mayor
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

City had lowest recorded number of pedestrian deaths in 2017: Mayor

New numbers from Mayor Bill de Blasio's Vision Zero program show traffic-related pedestrian deaths dropped 32 percent past year from 2016. The most striking decline was in the number of pedestrian casualties,...More..

Pence to head to Middle East late next week
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Pence to head to Middle East late next week

He plans to discuss with the three leaders "ways to work together to fight terrorism and improve our national security", she added. Pence will arrive January 20 in Egypt for a meeting with President Abdel F...More..

Republicans urge investigation into Trump dossier author
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Republicans urge investigation into Trump dossier author

Sens. Chuck Grassley , chairman of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, and Lindsey Graham of SC, made the recommendation in a letter to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christophe...More..

Millville police respond to school threat concerns
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Millville police respond to school threat concerns

Although officials believe the threat is in reference to a school in Virginia, school officials with McBee High School in Chesterfield, Monroe High School and Mooresville High School are responding. "Students t...More..

J&K: Two militants killed in gunfight in Budgam
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

J&K: Two militants killed in gunfight in Budgam

He said the search operation turned into an encounter as the security forces were fired upon by the militants. "During the gunfight only one militant has been killed", SSP said, adding that the body of the sl...More..

Palestine denies reports of reinstating its former ambassador to Pakistan
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Palestine denies reports of reinstating its former ambassador to Pakistan

Our Ambassador in Pakistan is now in Palestine. Palestine on Sunday reinstated its ambassador to Pakistan Walid Abu Ali after days of his sacking for sharing a dais with UN-designated terrorist and the mast...More..

by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Donald Glover reveals more details of Solo reshoots

But let's reserve any judgment until Disney is ready to launch that first-look trailer, shall we? The film's supposed to be out in four months! Besides that, we get a look at other characters like Moloch, Reb...More..

ACLU calls out NJ prisons for banning award-winning book
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

ACLU calls out NJ prisons for banning award-winning book

Under New Jersey's own regulations, prisons are allowed to ban material that has been shown to hinder the security of facilities-including writings on lock-picking, weapon-making, and materials that could "inci...More..

Romney 'treated successfully' for prostate cancer
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Romney 'treated successfully' for prostate cancer

Romney's prognosis was described as "very good" and he was "treated successfully", according to this person, who requested anonymity because of the sensitivity of the matter. In a short statement on Facebook ...More..

by | Monday, January 08, 2018

British Conservative Party deletes tweet congratulating new chairman

But again, no official confirmations just yet. He would replace Patrick McLoughlin in the party post. Braintree MP James Cleverly has been appointed deputy chairman of the Conservative Party. The reshuffl...More..

by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Pyeongchang 2018 visitors given option of extended South Korea stays

Officials for the two countries are set to meet on Wednesday. The two Koreas have had little interaction in sporting events after inter-Korean relations deteriorated in 2008. We hope that the team of negotiator...More..

2017 set record for United States natural disaster costs over $300B
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

2017 set record for United States natural disaster costs over $300B

Western wildfires led to $18 billion in total costs, triple the previous annual record, while Harvey's $125 billion bill was second only to Katrina. A trio of monster hurricanes and a ferocious wildfire seaso...More..

Macron tries 'horse diplomacy' with Chinese president
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Macron tries 'horse diplomacy' with Chinese president

Macron's agenda during this visit includes combating climate change, the North Korean crisis and combating terrorism - particularly in Africa, where Paris hopes to obtain Beijing's support for the G5 Sahel mil...More..

CAT results 2017: women, non-engineers among toppers, check score at iimcat
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

CAT results 2017: women, non-engineers among toppers, check score at iimcat

A total of 1,99,632 candidates had appeared for the exam, the largest number in last three years. This year, 20 students received scores that placed them in the 100 percentile. India has 20 IIMs admitting alm...More..