Opposition alleges attack by TMC cadres

The last date for filing nominations is April 9. "Trinamool Congress is bragging about conducting an opposition-free election in the Panchayat polls", he said. These will be heard tomorrow (April 6). I have demanded for central force deployment in ... More..

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4 people killed in shooting at Turkish university
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

4 people killed in shooting at Turkish university

The attacker, who was also an employee of the Osmangazi University, was later detained, the Dogan news agency said. The three people injured in the attack were not yet identified and the motivation for the at...More..

Amit Shah accuses Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik of 'shielding' criminals
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

Amit Shah accuses Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik of 'shielding' criminals

He also said that the "mammoth turnout in Odisha's sweltering heat itself reflects that the people of Odisha are fed up of the present government and wanted a BJP government that can bring development in the ...More..

Parliament adjourned for 21st day in a row after protests mar proceedings
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

Parliament adjourned for 21st day in a row after protests mar proceedings

Kurien said he will proceed with the Bill as no member has given her/his name for the debate on it, leading to first adjournment. The Congress and BSP MPs were also shouting slogans supporting the Dalit protest...More..

Spring showers & snow Tuesday
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

Spring showers & snow Tuesday

Tonight: Snow showers will end and that will give way to cloudy skies and chilly conditions with a low of 26 degrees. It will still be far below normal for this time of year, but at least high temperatures wil...More..

Pearson, Gold Coast's face of the games, out with injury
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

Pearson, Gold Coast's face of the games, out with injury

Australia's Pearson, the 100 metres hurdles world champion, said she was "disappointed" but added that she needed to give herself the best chance of competing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Two-time Olympic champi...More..

Final Parkland Shooting Survivor Out Of The Hospital
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

Final Parkland Shooting Survivor Out Of The Hospital

Anthony's attorney, Alex Arreaza, said Wednesday that the teen was released over the weekend and that, although he is thinner and weak, Anthony is in "good spirits". And Borges has kept a positive outlook. Ac...More..

Woman arrested after allegedly shooting at Mid City home, police say
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

Woman arrested after allegedly shooting at Mid City home, police say

A woman said Tuesday that she told OR child welfare officials in 2013 that Jennifer and Sarah Hart — who plunged off a California cliff with their children last month in an SUV — had been depriving the kids...More..

Brazil's top court rules against former president da Silva on prison
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

Brazil's top court rules against former president da Silva on prison

The court battle mirrored the increasingly polarised election campaign in which a hard-right former army officer, Jair Bolsonaro, is now second in the polls behind Lula, with centrists struggling to make ground...More..

Israel PM scraps relocation deal with UN
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

Israel PM scraps relocation deal with UN

Implementing the signed agreement was expected to take five years and Mr Netanyahu's backtrack was largely seen in Israel as an attempt to appease his voter base and keep its support at a time of political unce...More..

Sri Lanka debates no-confidence motion for prime minister
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

Sri Lanka debates no-confidence motion for prime minister

Speaking at the motion against the prime minister, R Sampanthan, Tamil National Alliance (TNA) leader, stressed on the need to resolve the ethnic conflict which had plagued the island. A victory for the motion ...More..

FB removes over 100 accounts related to Russian 'troll factory': Zuckerberg
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

FB removes over 100 accounts related to Russian 'troll factory': Zuckerberg

The company said nearly all of the 70 Facebook and 65 Instagram accounts that were found during an investigation that took several months, targeted Russian-speaking audiences, mostly in neighbouring countries l...More..

Japan's Foreign Minister to visit South Korea
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

Japan's Foreign Minister to visit South Korea

The South Korean foreign minister said the two Koreas plan to discuss issues related to denuclearizing the peninsula and improving DPRK-ROK relations. "There are big themes like these, but we've agreed to prepa...More..

African-American killed by police in NY
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

African-American killed by police in NY

Wednesday's incident comes after police in Sacramento, California, shot and killed an African American man who they believed was pointing a gun at them, but was actually holding a cellphone. In a press conferen...More..

Sierra Leone declares opposition leader the new president
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

Sierra Leone declares opposition leader the new president

Bio led the first round of elections with 43.3% and Kamara, a former finance minister, followed closely with 42.7%. Sierra Leone's election commission declared main opposition candidate Julius Maada Bio as th...More..

NDA MPs to forgo salaries
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

NDA MPs to forgo salaries

Owing to the chaos, Kumar said that BJP-NDA lawmakers of Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha will forego their salaries and allowances for the second phase of the Budget Session, when proceedings in the house were ne...More..

Teenager sexually assaulted in New Delhi-Saharanpur train, one arrested
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

Teenager sexually assaulted in New Delhi-Saharanpur train, one arrested

The man then took the victim into his vehicle, where she was forced to undress, she was then driven to an unknown location where she was sexually assaulted again. From 2013 to 2015 only 11 cases of sexual assau...More..

UN Seeks Access to Douma in Eastern Ghouta, People 'on Their Knees'
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

UN Seeks Access to Douma in Eastern Ghouta, People 'on Their Knees'

But while Russia's defense ministry said 2,000 had left since April 1, the opposition source familiar with the negotiations said no final deal had been reached with Jaish al-Islam. Earlier, Russian reconcilia...More..

Can the new Tiger Woods win at Augusta National?
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

Can the new Tiger Woods win at Augusta National?

Phil Mickelson agrees with anyone who believes this is the most anticipated Masters in years or decades, maybe even ever. Major championship golf is back, and so is Tiger Woods . "So I'm reminded all th...More..

Trump To Send National Guard To Southwest Border
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

Trump To Send National Guard To Southwest Border

The reality is, the border remains unsecured - meaning that drugs and crime continue to flow into the United States while illegal immigration and human trafficking flourish. But Homeland Security Secretary ...More..

24-year-old Smithfield man killed in single-vehicle crash near cemetery
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

24-year-old Smithfield man killed in single-vehicle crash near cemetery

Police spokesperson Chief Superintendent Paul Nyathi said by Monday 338 accidents had been recorded countrywide with 25 of them being fatal. The accident occurred around 8.45am. He was picked up and rushed to...More..

Russia, Turkey and Iran vow to secure Syria's territorial integrity
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

Russia, Turkey and Iran vow to secure Syria's territorial integrity

Despite the leaders' ostensible peacemaking efforts, all three powers have played key roles in devastating military campaigns which have repeatedly targeted civilians. The administration has said the U.S. t...More..

Jet Airways to purchase 75 additional Boeing 737 MAX
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

Jet Airways to purchase 75 additional Boeing 737 MAX

In a short statement to the exchange, the company said that it had entered into an agreement with "the Boeing company for purchase of 75 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft". The new deal is in addition to a previous order...More..

Eight killed in Nationwide protest by Dalits
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

Eight killed in Nationwide protest by Dalits

While enforcing bandh , many protesters held sticks in their hand. What sparked off today's unprecedented demonstration of growing unrest and discontent was a Supreme Court judgment on 20 March this year...More..

Family killed in Florida holiday car crash
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

Family killed in Florida holiday car crash

Hart told police she bent the girl over a bathtub and spanked her after losing her temper. A crash in which a sport utility vehicle carrying a family plummeted off a California cliff overlooking the Pacif...More..

California Chooses Floating Offshore Wind Technology
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

California Chooses Floating Offshore Wind Technology

Types of direct jobs include welders, blaster painters, steel fabricators and other associated trades. At this week's Offshore Wind Partnering Forum , Governor Phil Murphy, D-N.J., announced that offshore ...More..

Are you 'intexticated'? AAA Texas launches new distracted driving campaign
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

Are you 'intexticated'? AAA Texas launches new distracted driving campaign

Almost half of the drivers said they talked on a cell phone while driving, and 35 percent said they sent a text or email. With April being National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, AAA (The Auto Club) is p...More..

F-16 jet crashes in Nevada, pilot's condition unknown
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

F-16 jet crashes in Nevada, pilot's condition unknown

A Nellis Air Force Base fighter jet crashed Wednesday morning during a routine training mission outside Las Vegas , military officials said. The crash was the third in less than 48 hours for the USA mi...More..

POTUS Is Under Criminal Investigation, and He Thinks That's Good News
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

POTUS Is Under Criminal Investigation, and He Thinks That's Good News

Mr. Trump understands the risks of testifying, and he's very straightforward. Jed Shugerman of the Fordham University School of Law agrees that, most likely, "all it means is Mueller probably has no intenti...More..

Honduras 'unpleasantly' surprised by Trump aid threat
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

Honduras 'unpleasantly' surprised by Trump aid threat

Christopher Gascon, the Mexico representative of the International Organization for Migration, confirmed that the exit permits, known as oficios de salida, do not stipulate from which border people must leave...More..

Planned Parenthood CEO: Kushner said funding depended on stopping abortions
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

Planned Parenthood CEO: Kushner said funding depended on stopping abortions

When talking to Planned Parenthood's Vice President Dawn Laguens , Richards wrote that in her experience, the meeting "felt nearly like a bribe". Because "even if there was only a sliver of a chance of cha...More..

Tesla Finally Starts to Climb Out of Model 3 Production Hell
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

Tesla Finally Starts to Climb Out of Model 3 Production Hell

Estimates are from analysts that the company has a few months more to live, given its cash reserves, before the firm will be forced to tap equity or debt markets once again. In the past week, the company built ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Lies in Mueller Probe Send Dutch Attorney to Prison

Although the US attorney general is Jeff Sessions, the report compiled by Mueller will be confidentially sent to Deputy Attorney Rod Rosenstein because Sessions has recused himself from the ongoing investigati...More..

Syria govt. close to seizing eastern Ghouta
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Syria govt. close to seizing eastern Ghouta

Mr Trump's "comments come so much out of nowhere that it's hard to take them totally seriously", said Mr Lister, of the Washington think tank. In a televised statement on Saturday, a military spokesman said t...More..

Prince Philip 'in good spirits' after hip replacement operation
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Prince Philip 'in good spirits' after hip replacement operation

Buckingham Palace has said it will provide updates "when appropriate" but has not provided details about the nature of the surgery. On Tuesday, Buckingham Palace announced, "His Royal Highness The Duke of Edi...More..

Justice official authorized Mueller to investigate whether Manafort colluded with Russian Federation
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Justice official authorized Mueller to investigate whether Manafort colluded with Russian Federation

Manafort plans to file an updated version of the lawsuit that reflects the narrowed focus and also drops a second count that accused Mueller of exceeding the scope of his authority in the appointment order , a...More..

by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

China fires back, announcing tariffs on US planes, cars and soybeans

This is the second wave of tariffs imposed by the US. The new order would see a 25 percent tariff on imports of steel and a 10 percent tariff on aluminium. "What China needs to do now is to make the Unite...More..

Wind Advisory Issued For Most Of Md. Wednesday
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Wind Advisory Issued For Most Of Md. Wednesday

Wednesday for parts of Middlesex, Worcester, Franklin, Hampshire and Hampden counties. The service included Hartford and Windsor Locks in that area. The weather forecast is also calling for rain on Wednesday....More..

Mexico Responds to US-Bound Caravan
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Mexico Responds to US-Bound Caravan

A group of a couple hundred men did break off from the march Sunday , hopping a freight train north probably with hopes of trying to enter the U.S. But the rest seemed unlikely to move again until Wednesday or...More..

Trump wants military to do border control
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Trump wants military to do border control

With funding unclear, if Trump sends "the military" to the southern border until his wall is built, it could indeed be for a very long time. "We can not have people flowing into our country illegally, dis...More..

Shooting at YouTube Headquarters, suspect wounded three, killed self, say Police
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Shooting at YouTube Headquarters, suspect wounded three, killed self, say Police

Officers arrived at the YouTube complex, located at 901 Cherry Ave., around 12:48 p.m. approximately two minutes after the first 911 calls were made, according to Ed Barberini , San Bruno's police chief. E...More..

Prince Charles supports republic: Keating
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Prince Charles supports republic: Keating

It added: "Over the years, these friendly games have shown the potential of the Commonwealth to connect people of different backgrounds and nationalities". The couple's visit comes during a time when republican...More..

No business in Parliament for 19th day
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

No business in Parliament for 19th day

Even before the House re-assembled at noon, AIADMK members, carrying placards trooped into the Well of the House shouting slogans such as "We want justice" and "We demand Cauvery board". As the pandemonium co...More..

Immigration Judges in US Get Quota for Clearing Cases
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Immigration Judges in US Get Quota for Clearing Cases

Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who oversees immigration courts, has previously supported judges making quick decisions to clear the backlog. "Subjecting judges to numerical goals undermines one of the core...More..

Foggy, stormy, windy Wednesday - watching weekend snow chance
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Foggy, stormy, windy Wednesday - watching weekend snow chance

Accumulating snow is expected with the cold front, along with a period of strong winds. "Working northward, up to 2" of snow is possible in southern Wisconsin near the Wisconsin-Illinois state line. "We are in ...More..

Rebel Army of Islam Flees Syrian Territory, Government Troops Move In
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Rebel Army of Islam Flees Syrian Territory, Government Troops Move In

Evacuations of Jaish al-Islam fighters and their families from the former bastion's main town of Douma started on Monday under a Russia-brokered deal. Douma remains in the control of the Army of Islam rebel gro...More..

Vladimir Putin demands thorough probe into Salisbury poisonings
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Vladimir Putin demands thorough probe into Salisbury poisonings

During another part of his response, Trump claimed that "nobody has been tougher on Russian Federation than I have, and I know you're nodding yes because everybody agrees when they think about it". "Probably no...More..

Polls are open in the Wisconsin race for the state Supreme Court
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Polls are open in the Wisconsin race for the state Supreme Court

The Democratic Party of Wisconsin wrote, "This election comes just months after a shocking Republican defeat in a special election for Wisconsin State Senate where the Democratic candidate won by 10 points in...More..

Messi concerned Liverpool, Man Utd target could leave Barcelona
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Messi concerned Liverpool, Man Utd target could leave Barcelona

Messi is expected to play in the first leg at Camp Nou , but he hasn't started in three consecutive matches because of a leg muscle problem and it remains uncertain if he can play at full strength for 90 minut...More..

Donald Trump invites Putin to White House
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Donald Trump invites Putin to White House

Sanders confirmed that during the last phone conversation, which was held on March 20, 2018, Donald Trump offered Volodymyr Putin to hold a meeting. "We believe that it is rather important and necessary for b...More..