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SC Sets Aside Law Allowing Govt Bungalows to Former UP CMs

New Delhi :The Supreme Court has ordered that no former chief minister in Uttar Pradesh will be allotted government bungalows after the completion of their tenure in the office. A special class of citizens, subject to the exception noted above, is ab...

First Lady of the United States Melania Trump unveils her formal platform

She is unveiling the campaign Monday at the White House Rose Garden. From challenges facing children to the opiod epidemic, a look at First Lady Melania Trump's policy agenda. First ladies have traditionally chosen a social issue to promote, su...

Avenatti Calls Giuliani Appearance A 'disaster'

Cohen faces a criminal investigation in NY, where FBI agents raided his home and office several weeks ago seeking records about the Daniels nondisclosure agreement and other matters. "You don't include all legal fees or all legal payments on your fin...

RLD, SP will contest Kairana bypolls together

Tabassum Beghum, a former BSP MP from Kairana, had later joined the SP. A decision to this effect was taken following a meeting between RLD vice-president Jayant Chaudhary and SP chief Akhilesh Yadav in Lucknow on Friday. Both the parties fee...

Cambridge Analytica must hand data to United States citizen, says British regulator

The Information Commissioner's Office served notice to SCL Elections, Cambridge Analytica's parent, to provide the information it holds on David Carroll , saying failure to do so would be a criminal offence punishable by an unlimited fine.

Appeal com'tte begins sitting Monday — APC Ward Congresses

At the Ward 9 Ibadan North Local Government Council congress which held at C&S New Eden Primary School, Mokola, members were sighted casting their votes while party officials monitored proceedings. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned politi...

Anti-Elitist Student Protest Shuts Top French University

Paris police are deploying in large numbers and activists are calling for calm as the French capital prepares for a mass protest on the anniversary of President Emmanuel Macron's inauguration. Protesters shout slogans as thousands march in "The pa...

Sources: McCain doesn't want Trump at funeral

McCain defines it as "the self-knowledge that you possess as much inherent dignity as anyone else, and not one bit more ". While moderates used to encompass a decent proportion of the party's whole, the general shift in ideology has taken a few s...

United States says Chinese lasers targeted its planes near Djibouti, Beijing denies

Washington has issued a démarche, or a formal complaint, over the laser attacks, which have numbered somewhere between two and ten over the past several weeks. Recall that China opened up its first foreign military base in the Republic of Djibouti lo...

Lebanon voting in first general election in nine years

Sarah Brjawi, 33, stated she was voting for Nouhad Yazbek, a lady candidate working on a coalition checklist of political independents and activists working in Beirut . Mohammed Ali, 30, driving his scooter to the seashore, stated he isn't voting as...

In election manifesto, Erdogan Guarantees new military Attempts

Speaking at a rally in Istanbul on Sunday, Erdogan, who is also the chairman of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK party), said Turkey would launch new cross-border operations similar to its previous " Euphrates Shield " and "Olive Branch" ...

Pakistan Interior Minister escapes assassination bid

The incident took place when the US-educated Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader was leaving the rally. Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal was attacked during a corner meeting in Narowal on Sunday, May 6, 2018. "PMLN will not be browbeaten into submis...

Imran, Zardari to suffer defeat in elections: Nawaz

The politician-turned-cricketer underscored that he pondered on this issue before going forward with levelling the allegation, reported Geo TV. He also flayed the PML-N-led federal government's "bad governance" and said the people would reject the pa...

Tracking showers this afternoon; will it last through the weekend?

Sunday Evening: Skies will be mostly clear and winds will be light out of the Southeast at 5-10 miles per hour. In the evening, skies are cloudy with a 40 per cent chance of showers then clearing overnight. Saturday's outlook is for a mix of sun ...

At least 17 killed in mosque blast in Afghanistan

Meanwhile, an Afghan official says that the dead toll for the bombing at a mosque in the eastern Khost province that was being used as a voter registration center has risen to 14 people killed, including a woman. Last month, a Daesh suicide bomber at...

Trump's Central Intelligence Agency pick reportedly wanted to withdraw over her controversial past

The Washington Post reported on Sunday that Haspel met with White House officials on Friday to discuss her involvement in an interrogation program during the George W. Haspel's confirmation is expected to be tenuous, with many Democrats voicing ...

Police takes cognizance over 'accident' that resulted in civilian killing

Late on Saturday evening, at least two militants appeared at the grave of Hamal at Srinagar's "martyrs' cemetery" at Eidgah, and fired simultaneously shots in the air before disappearing. People hit the streets against the operation. "We have tak...

North Korea goes back to the future - by 30 minutes

Pyongyang rejected Trump's claims that crippling sanctions forced the regime to the negotiating table and said the USA should not "deliberately provoke" them by deploying strategic assets in South Korea and bringing up human rights issues, KCNA, t...

US Navy Re-establishes Second Fleet amid Russia Tensions

Second Fleet was disestablished in 2011 and many of its personnel, assets and responsibilities were merged into USFF. Before it was disbanded the 2nd Fleet played a key role during the Cold War years, with operations in the North Atlantic and...

Unified North, South Korea TT team lose

However, they approached the authorities to permit them to compete as a unified team. Defending champion China on Friday survived the toughest battle they met since the start of the 2018 World Team Table Tennis Championships here. We really conce...

Azkals grouped with South Korea, China, Kyrgyzstan in 2019 AFC Asian Cup

The Asian minnows were winless in the group stage of 2011 Asian Cup. "We're going to look to now do well away from Australia, away from home with different tests and challenges but it's one we're definitely looking forward to and will be well prepa...

Shohei Ohtani (ankle) is starting at DH on Tuesday for the Angels

Ohtani made it a 3-1 game in the fourth, when his speed caused havoc on the bases. The Angels are putting up 4.59 runs per contest this season while allowing 4.41 per game. Alex Cobb (0-3, 13.11 ERA) will take the mound against Nick Tropeano (1-2...

Govt to expedite ADB funded projects

The other panelists were Takehiko Nakao , President of the ADB, Minnette Navarette, President of Kickstart Ventures, Nandita Parshad, Managing Director of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. "Amid today's global uncertainties where...

Don't judge Karl Marx for his followers' crimes — European Union chief

Because Marx was considered the father of communism, he was largely derided in the former capitalist West Germany during the Cold War. "Unceasingly promoting the sinification and modernisation of Marxism is totally correct". He believed that social...

Minor gang-raped, burnt alive

The BBC reported that they were so enraged they beat the girl's parents and then burned her to death. The incident occurred in Chatra district of the state. Police swung into action on Friday night when Chief Minister Raghubar Das tweeted and exp...

Encounter underway with terrorists in Shopian, J&K

Mohmmad Rafi Bhat, a 33-year-old professor on contract with the Kashmir University's Sociology department, had left the varsity premises Friday and had been missing since then . The spokesman said the identities of the slain militants are being asce...

Gaza explosion kills six Palestinians

The Palestinian mobilization in Gaza includes improvised camps close to the border, and demonstrators made a decision to continue up to May 15, the date of the creation of Israel in 1948 and the start of the forces exodus of 750,000 Plaestinian...

Hawaii on Alert- Lava from Volcano's Eruption Destroys Homes

The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said at midday local time on Saturday that "eruptive activity is increasing and is expected to continue". Not all the fissures were still active, it added. The volcano's eruption caused two earthquakes to strike t...

Sixteen killed in coal mine collapse in Pakistan

More than two dozen miners were working at the time of explosion, according to Syed Husnain Ahmad Shah from the provincial rescue department. A local leader informed media that the bodies of three miners were recovered during the rescue operation.

Bill Maher Rips Trump-Kanye-Rudy Bromances: Matches Made On 'OKStupid'

The Saturday Night Live sketch featured actors Alec Baldwin as Mr Trump and Ben Stiller as Mr Cohen. At this point, Trump's primary legal strategy is a public-relations one, wherein the entire Russian Federation probe is portrayed as a partisan...

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After 17 days, killer whale lets dead newborn calf go

The calf was born on July 24 near Victoria, but died shortly after being given life. NPR's Colin Dwyer previously reported that "given the fact that orcas move in matrilineal gro...

FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

Goelman said that the deputy director's decision comes after the head of the office that normally handles disciplinary actions decided Strzok should instead face a demotion and 60-...

Canada seeks help on Saudi row

Being a reformer is not the same as being a democrat, however. Jubeir added that Saudi Arabia was "considering additional measures" against Canada, without elaborating. "We will do...

'Totally complicit': Omarosa Manigault Newman recorded her White House firing

In a tell-all interview with NBC's Meet the Press , she spoke in dramatic terms about the White House's difficulties with race, honesty and loyalty, at the same time that Pr...

Trump praises Mexico, threatens Canada with auto tariffs

Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said the country was getting close to overcoming sticking points with the United States over the renegotiation of the North American F...

Erdogan vows to defy U.S. 'threats' after currency crash

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is appealing for calm as the country's currency plunges, urging people to change foreign money into local lira . The White House said he...

Erdogan says US 'wrong' to threaten Turkey after Trump doubles tariffs

A meeting between senior diplomats from the two countries on Wednesday in Washington did not produce significant progress to ease tensions over the trial of United States pastor...

Imran Khan's PTI, opposition parties struggle to consolidate their position in parliament

Imran Khan will take the oath as Pakistan's Prime Minister on August 18, a senior Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader said on Friday. Former Speaker National Assembly, Sardar Ay...

Turkey’s Erdogan stands by opposition to high interest rates

The central bank has over the last weeks defied calls from markets for rate hikes to combat these problems, raising fears of interference from Mr Erdogan, who has repeatedly called...

One year after Charlottesville rally, Trump says he condemns all racism

The declarations enable law enforcement to access state resources, including the National Guard, if unrest breaks out at events in and around Charlottesville and outside Washing...

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Taliban storms Afghanistan’s Ghazni, seizes control of parts of city

Taliban storms Afghanistan’s Ghazni, seizes control of parts of city

Forces Afghanistan tweet said. Inside Ghazni city, residents were staying indoors making independent verification of the different claims impossible. Martin O'Donnell, spokes...

Turkey Fallout May Also Hit Indian Markets

Turkey Fallout May Also Hit Indian Markets

Trump said Friday on Twitter that he authorized a new 20 percent tariff on aluminum and 50 percent tariff on steel from Turkey. "Their currency, the Turkish lira, sl...

NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet

NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet

Scientists hope to shed light on the workings of our closest star - including the dynamics of the solar wind of electrically charged particles, and the reason why the sun's outer...

Judge halts deportation, threatens AG with contempt

Judge halts deportation, threatens AG with contempt

The Trump administration's immigration policies are drawing more fire with this week's lawsuit filed by the ACLU, challenging a move by Attorney General Sessions to deny as...

Campers flee from raging French floods

Campers flee from raging French floods

About 750 people in all were evacuated in Gard, mainly from campsites, a top district official, Thierry Dousset, told France's BFM-TV news channel. "We just have what we're wea...

Trump condemns racism, year after Charlottesville

Trump condemns racism, year after Charlottesville

White nationalists exchange volleys of pepper spray with counterprotesters as they enter Lee Park during the Unite the Right rally on August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Va. "...

Colbert: Trump's proposed Space Force inspired by Buzz Lightyear

Colbert: Trump's proposed Space Force inspired by Buzz Lightyear

Pence cited new threats the USA faces in space, particularly from Russian Federation and China . Officials plan to create a Space Operations Force - an "elite group of war...

Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

Senators voted by 38 to 31 to reject the bill that would have liberalised the law. The bill was passed by Congress's lower house in June by the narrowest of margins. "Today...

Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Advocate Mpofu said the applicant has enough evidence including alleged statistical misrepresentations by the elections administration body, ZEC and other factors that included an ...