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Sonia Gandhi retires as India Congress celebration president

Ms Gandhi who has been the acting Congress President for 19 years addressed the party workers as she took over the podium to congratulate the newly anointed party chief and her son. The Modi government has been under fire in the past several months f...

Yogi hails victory of BJP in Guj, HP

To form a government in the state, a party or a coalition needs at least 92 seats in the 182-member Assembly. By dynasty she was referring to Congress President Rahul Gandhi's lineage - great grandson of late Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, gran...

Snow and cold expected on Vancouver Island this week

Cold air is expected through the end of the week, with temperatures on Friday dropping to minus 5 and minus 10 across the south coast during the day, with highs on Saturday just barely reaching the freezing mark. Significant but lesser amounts of sno...

Catholic Church Rejects Key Recommendation of Australian Child Abuse Inquiry

The panel also recommended that the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference pressure the church's leadership in Rome to "consider introducing voluntary celibacy for diocesan clergy", saying that mandatory celibacy for priests contributed to child abus...

The Ashes: Cook's struggles continue as Australia hone in on the urn

Play was abandoned on day four at the WACA shortly after 5:00pm (local time) following a series of rain stoppages, with Australia in command of England, who limped to 4-132 when the early stumps was called . Record run-scorer Cook, who became the fi...

Roy Moore says battle for Alabama Senate seat 'rages on'

As Democrats revelled in a stunning Senate win in Alabama , mainstream Republicans wasted no time in blaming a powerful strategist for the party's disastrous political setback: anti-establishment rabble-rouser Steve Bannon . Alabama's Secretary...

Kihuen won't launch re-election bid amid sexual harassment allegations

He plans to cooperate with the probe and looks forward to "clearing my name", according to his statement. A former campaign finance aide said she quit in 2016 after Kihuen made unwanted advances and touched her inappropriately. Representative Carolyn...

Toronto billionaire and his wife found dead in their mansion

In February a local newspaper wrote there was an investigation about a fundraiser that Trudeau had attended. Detective Brandon Price told Canadian broadcaster CBC that investigators were still trying to determine if there was foul play involved.

Firefighter Dies Battling Massive California Blaze

Authorities have not disclosed how he died, but they say Iverson's death is being investigated by an accident review team. A mayday went out over the radio for a firefighter, but officials aren't releasing any details out of respect for Iverson's f...

Peter Kay cancels forthcoming tour due to 'unforeseen family circumstances'

In Ireland six dates in the SSE Arena Belfast and a further six dates in the 3 Arena Dublin have been canceled . Peter Kay has been forced to cancel his upcoming stand-up dates. He was also DJing at Dance for Life events, in aid of Cancer Res...

Snow ends early Thursday, then there's afternoon sunshine and cold conditions

It's a cold start, with readings in the lower to middle 20s. This comes just days after icy and snowy conditions caused havoc on United Kingdom roads, with lows hitting -13C in some parts of the country. We are still battling the cold and highs onc...

Florida men who dragged shark behind boat charged with cruelty

Among the three men charged is Michael Wenzel , 21, of Palmetto, who was captain of the boat and a friend of Alex Kompothecras, star of the MTV reality show Siesta Key. Prosecutors in Hillsborough County are handling the case. Only Benac remained ...

Four injured in New York City blast, suspect nabbed

The New York Police Department's bomb squad was deployed to the scene. NY state Governor Andrew Cuomo, speaking at a news conference near the site, described the device as "amateur-level". At the White House, spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporter...

Ohio College Student Attempted Trading Chicken Alfredo For Sex With Minor

According to the report, Maruna told the undercover officer that he "didn't believe in age ". A Youngstown State University student from Orwell was picked up in the Austintown Police Department's latest sex sting. 'You are my one and only, ' Marun...

Charlottesville City Council Reveals Proposed Changes to Permit Process

The city of Charlottesville has denied permits for white nationalist and left-wing groups seeking to commemorate the Unite the Right rally in which white nationalists faced off with counter-protesters before a fatal vehicle attack. Heaphy said Char...

Baby in critical condition, man stabbed in attack at Toronto condo

David Hopkinson said. The infant was taken to a trauma centre. Knowles said he was unable to confirm the relationships of the victims and the suspect, but said "residents of the building are involved". Building resident Joan Sloss, 70, said she s...

Transgender Military Recruits to Enlist On January First As Planned

The Department of Defense, meanwhile, stated that current transgender service members would be treated with respect as the Pentagon worked through the policy shift - which came one month after U.S. "Trump administration claims that our highly sophi...

Ann Arbor could get another 7 inches of snow Wednesday

A Winter Weather Advisory and a Wind Advisory are in effect for Ashe and Watauga County Tuesday. After a little bit of snow to start the week, we're left with plenty of slick areas on the roads this afternoon. There is also Wind Chill Advisory in...

Trump gov't exploits NY blast to push immigration reforms

America's chain migration policy allows people who have migrated to the U.S.to sponsor other family members to come here as well. On Monday December 11, 2017, Akayed Ullah set off two explosive devices in a busy pedestrian tunnel connecting s...

Gillibrand: Donald Trump should resign amid harassment claims

In addition, none of the Democratic senators who discussed Trump's resignation explicitly said they supported removing him from office through impeachment. Trump has denied all allegations of sexual misconduct made against him. Gillibrand is the la...

Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind: Suspect CONFESSES to kidnapping, murder of pregnant woman

Crews and her boyfriend, 32-year-old William Hoehn, initially entered a plea of not guilty to conspiracy to commit murder and kidnapping in the death of 22-year-old Savanna Greywind. On Monday, Crews pleaded guilty , though Hoehn pleaded not guilty....

Sushma Swaraj meets Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, discusses border dispute, terrorism

Wang is the first top Chinese official to visit India after the 73-day Doklam stand-off , which ended on August 28 with Chinese troops halting construction activities. The three countries also said those committing, organising, inciting or supporti...

West Ham 1-0 Chelsea. By Paul Donovan at the London Stadium

When their clearest chance arrived, six minutes from time, Alvaro Morata dragged his shot wide. Antonio Conte said Chelsea's English Premier League soccer title defence is effectively over following his team's 1-0 defeat to West Ham United ...

Snow and ice could leave some rural communities cut off, forecasters warn

Thousands of homes have also been left without power across the UK. James Knight, RAC director of roadside operations, said: "The end of this week and into the weekend will see an arctic blast sweep across the country, with snow for many of us, but...

Storm Caroline puts fixtures in doubt as Wolves welcome fan volunteers

Forecasters said snow showers would continue to affect parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales, northern England and the Midlands, with the potential for up to 20cm (8in) of snow over the course of today. It predicts around 10cm will fall, with up...

Two killed in San Diego plane crash

The crash occurred in the Clairemont neighborhood around 4:40 p.m., media reports said. Officials said that the plane was a six-seat Beech B36 Bonanza, and it took off from nearby Montgomery Field. Biggie, who could easily have been in her house, w...

Trump Wants Washington Post Reporter Fired Over Misleading Tweet

And when he was hospitalized with chest pains, Weigel wrote , "I hope he fails", according to The Daily Caller. President Trump ripped into CNN and The Washington Post yesterday, claiming the network was caught "red-handed" making a "vicious an...

Donald Trump Lashes Out At CNN, ABC Over Reporting Errors

The report has been updated to reflect the correct date, and the email is included in this update. CNN has now obtained a copy of the email, which lists September 14 as the date sent and contains a decryption key that matches what WikiLeaks had...

Federal Bureau of Investigation director to face lawmakers' questions about handling of Trump, Clinton probes

Countering strident attacks on his agency from the president who appointed him, FBI Director Christopher Wray on Thursday defended the tens of thousands of people who work with him and declared, "There is no finer institution". The disclosure of St...

Firefighters Hope to Conquer Creek Fire as Evacuations Lifted

Most of the surviving horses were taken to Del Mar Racetrack, which has been acting as an evacuation center for livestock. All roads have re-opened, except in the Santiago Estates mobile home park and Little Tujunga Canyon from the Middle Ranch equ...

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Petrol in Patna breaches Rs 83 mark

As on date, taxes account for half of the price consumers pays for petrol and diesel. The prices of Brent crude was seen at $79.19 a barrel at one point on Wednesday, while the I...

Harvey Weinstein surrenders to police, faces rape charges

Weinstein surrendered to police after the Manhattan District Attorney's office and NYPD's months-long investigation into allegations of sexual abuse. The actress and Kelly said t...

Rusal warns sanctions 'materially adverse' to company; CEO, seven directors to resign

Mr Deripaska, who is himself the subject of USA sanctions, had already announced his intention not to stand for re-election to the board. The sanctions hit oligarchs close to Pr...

Arizona Women's Golf Wins the 2018 National Championship

The Women's Golf Coaches Association announced Wednesday before the start of the match that Stephenson won the Golfstat Cup, given to the collegiate player with the lowest stroke...

Cobb gas prices surge as summer begins

Some cities in Texas have already eclipsed $3 per gallon, but the state average price is $2.76. As of 5 p.m. Thursday, the Gasbuddy site ( www.toledoblade.com/gas ) reported a ...

Nate Boulton to suspend campaign amid sexual misconduct allegations

A third woman declined to be named for fear of professional repercussions, according to the newspaper. Boulton, who married his second wife in 2014 after divorcing his first in...

San Antonio Leads Nation in 2017 Population Growth

One Illinois city that saw population bump was Naperville, which gained an estimated 488 residents from 2016 to 2017, according to the Census Bureau. In the one-year comparison, ...

Your guide to Memorial Day events in Eastern Iowa

Monday at Fort Frye High School with the lineup beginning at 8:30 a.m. A second ceremony will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Ravenswood Cemetery. May 25 and 27, Windridge Memorial Park, 7...

A closer look at 10 arrested Saudi women's rights activists

They have been branded as traitors by the Saudi government and absurdly charged with working with foreign entities to destabilize the kingdom. Calling bin Salman's meteoric ris...

Bjorn names Westwood, Harrington, McDowell and Donald as Ryder Cup vice-captains

They join Robert Karlsson, who was previously named as a vice-captain by Bjorn. McDowell, 38, who has fallen to 239th in the world but is a two-time victor at the Ryder Cup venu...

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Trump says China trade deal is 'too hard to get done'

Trump says China trade deal is 'too hard to get done'

The Chinese have promised counter-tariffs targeting products from states politically important to Trump, particularly in the Midwest Farm Belt - the source of intense pressure on ...

Battlefield 5 trailer revealed, set to release in October

Battlefield 5 trailer revealed, set to release in October

And they have advanced upon their Operations mode, now called "Grand Operations", these missions will span four stages, more of this and all multiplayer will be shown at the upcomi...

Guards SHOVE Reporter Out Of EPA Meeting

Guards SHOVE Reporter Out Of EPA Meeting

On Jan. 31, according to House Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats, the EPA met with representatives from the chemical industry. AP reporter Ellen Knickmeyer tweeted that ...

Iran's Khamenei criticizes U.S. over hard-line stance

Iran's Khamenei criticizes U.S. over hard-line stance

But European companies say they are anxious about getting caught up in the new USA sanctions, given the extent of Washington's global reach, and some have already started pulli...

Pulitzer prize-winning novelist Philip Roth dies at 85

Pulitzer prize-winning novelist Philip Roth dies at 85

Roth won the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for his acclaimed novel American Pastoral . Tributes poured in Wednesday honouring the late U.S. literary giant Philip Roth , who...

Tesla's Musk admits Model 3 braking issue, promises fix

Tesla's Musk admits Model 3 braking issue, promises fix

While these conclusions by Consumer Reports sound pretty favorable, the Model 3 still fell short of a Recommended rating for a number of reasons. Toni Sacconaghi, an analyst at...

Brandi Chastain hall of fame plaque barely resembles U.S. soccer star

Brandi Chastain hall of fame plaque barely resembles U.S. soccer star

The plaque looks absolutely nothing like Chastain and is actually unbelivably atrocious. " Brandi Chastain is one of the most lovely athletes I've ever covered", writes Ann Ki...

Unai Emery outlines Arsenal aims in first press conference

Unai Emery outlines Arsenal aims in first press conference

Emery moved to Sevilla where he won three consecutive Europa League trophies in 2014, 2015 and 2016. Arsenal , though, are sure they have a "serial victor ". At the age of 48 ...

Amazon's Facial 'Rekognition' Tool Used By Cops Is Cheaper Than Netflix

Amazon's Facial 'Rekognition' Tool Used By Cops Is Cheaper Than Netflix

Emails obtained by the ACLU through freedom of information requests show that the company worked with the city of Orlando, Florida and the Washington County Sheriff's Office in O...