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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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Farm Bill Failure and Trade War Create Uncertainty for Farmers

The House had the opportunity to attach strong, conservative amendments to this bill , yet failed to do so, resulting in a tanked farm bill . The House plans seven weeks, and the...

Syrian army controls capital after ousting Islamic State

The Iranian-backed militias, including the Lebanese group Hizballah, have been key - along with Russian air power - in aiding Syrian government forces to recapture huge areas aro...

Trump And South Korean President Plot Strategy On North Korean Nukes

Trump has and warned that failure to reach a denuclearisation agreement could lead to "decimation" of Kim's rule. President Trump listens to a question during a meeting in the ...

Trump Praises New CIA Director Gina Haspel At Her Swearing

Gina Haspel has been sworn in as the first female director of the Central Intelligence Agency at a ceremony attended by US President Donald Trump , despite controversy surroun...

LeBron James' 44 helps Cleveland Cavaliers even series with Boston Celtics

James was efficient, scoring 27 points on 8-of-12 shooting while adding 12 assists, five rebounds, two blocks, and two steals. "All four teams are really good". When you are not ...

'American Idol' finale: And the victor is …

Poppe began to cry and she was then met with a hug from host Ryan Seacrest . Below is all the information you need to watch American Idol online and live Monday to catch the...

Bernie Sanders announces he will seek re-election

Sanders says he still has many things to accomplish in the U.S. Senate and his planned announcement on Monday concerning his political future "will not come as a great surprise to ...

Toxic acid cloud over Hawaii after lava hits ocean

A spokesperson from the Hawaii County mayor's said that lava spatter "can weigh as much as a refrigerator and even small pieces of spatter can kill." The agency highlighted a la...

Maximum stakes on fixed-odds gambling machines to be cut to £2

But, Peter Jackson, Chief Executive Officer for Paddy Power Betfair, reportedly welcomed the reduction and explained that the Dublin-headquartered firm has always been anxious ...

Woman Mauled To Death By Pack Of Small Dogs, Police Investigating

The euthanasia expert, Amanda Dinwiddie, confirmed six of the canines were "a mix of dachshund and terrier, while the other was believed to be a border collie mix". "This is a bad ...

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New documents detail aftermath, gunman interactions in Vegas shooting

New documents detail aftermath, gunman interactions in Vegas shooting

Authorities have not provided a motive in what was the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history. The man told authorities that he got up and said to Paddock: "I'm sorry, yo...

Wenger: Arteta has qualities for Arsenal job

Wenger: Arteta has qualities for Arsenal job

Cristiano Ronaldo has always been confirmed as a sworn-in member of Arsene Wenger's "Nearly Men XI" , having flirted with the possibility of signing for Arsenal as a younger m...

2 dead in CT, thousands without power after storms strike

2 dead in CT, thousands without power after storms strike

The powerful storms that swept through New York's lower Hudson Valley spawned three tornadoes. He deployed members of the New York National Guard to assist with recovery operat...

Trump Financial Disclosures Show Cohen Hush Money Payment

Trump Financial Disclosures Show Cohen Hush Money Payment

Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani revealed earlier this month that Trump repaid Cohen for a $130,000 hush money payment to porn star Stormy Daniels . OGE has determined that the in...

College grad wears gun holster with AR-10 in her graduation photos

College grad wears gun holster with AR-10 in her graduation photos

Bennett's photos provoked strong reactions from many social media users. Her tweet reads in part, "Now that I've graduated from Kent State , I can finally arm myself on campu...

'Deadly and unconstitutional': Trump attacks California sanctuary cities

'Deadly and unconstitutional': Trump attacks California sanctuary cities

Constitution. "We have federal laws that are supposed to deal with this issue". The case is pending. Cox said Trump is "absolutely right, the first role of government is to pro...

Children in Fairfield home were strangled, waterboarded

Children in Fairfield home were strangled, waterboarded

The Solano County District Attorney's office leveled the additional allegations of abuse in a motion to increase the bail of Ina Rogers, the children's 31-year-old mother, who is...

Triad schools close for teacher rally

Triad schools close for teacher rally

Teacher pay was estimated to rise another 1.8 percent on average this year, the NEA said, but that still represented a 9.4 percent slide in real income due to inflation since 2009....

SoCal Building Explosion Investigated As Intentional

SoCal Building Explosion Investigated As Intentional

Delacourt said accidental causes of the explosion, like a gas main break, had been ruled out. Authorities are still trying to determine how the device arrived at the location, De...