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BJP names candidates for UP parliamentary, assembly by-polls

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The story began in the last week of April when former Congress MLA and party vice-president in Uttar Pradesh unit Imran Masood, - who once threatened to "chop Modi into pieces" - met party president Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi and suggested him to support Jayant Chaudhary of the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) as candidate in the Kairana Lok Sabha bypoll. Read More »

Teenager charged after woman critically injured in drill attack

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The teenager has also been charged with possession of an offensive weapon in a public place and theft after the incident in Co. The teenager is due to appear before magistrates in Omagh on Monday. He described Ms McLaughlin as someone with a "complete and utter heart of gold". "She is a good person, who is always up for a laugh and goes out of her way to be friendly". Read More »

Canada To Stop Migration Of Nigerian Asylum Seekers Soon

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Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen travels to Nigeria this month as part of a federal effort to contain a renewed flow of asylum claimants walking into Canada from the United States through irregular border crossings. Hussen, Goodale and Transport Minister Marc Garneau said about 90 per cent won't meet the criteria to stay. Canada has been working closely with the United States over the abuse of US visas by Nigerians whose ultimate goal is to get to Canada within weeks of arriving. Read More »

CBSE to declare Class 12 Board Exam 2018 result on May 28

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The School and Mass Education Minister, Badri Narayan Patra will declare the results from the board office. The board will suggesting all candidates they will wait some time and keep log in official website for all latest updates regarding to Odisha Board Result 2018 . Read More »

Jim Renacci Wins GOP Senate Primary To Face Sherrod Brown in General

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Mike DeWine in 2006. Former Buckeyes and Indianapolis Colts receiver Anthony Gonzalez won a three-way primary Tuesday with state Rep. Christina Hagan and physician Michael Grusenmeyer. Last week, Gibbons sued Renacci for defamation for allegedly misrepresenting his positions during the race. Renacci, an ardent fan of the president, cites President Trump's endorsement as a reason for Trump voters to support him. Read More »

Manmohan Singh attacks PM Narendra Modi for 'economic mismanagement'

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The senior Congress leader also raked up the multi-crore loan default scam that involved celebrity jeweller Nirav Modi and held the Centre responsible for turning a blind eye to it. Singh said the recent events, which resulted in shortage of cash in many States, were preventable. Less than a month after he asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to " follow the advice he gave me and speak more often", the former PM launched a scathing attack on the BJP government on May 7, hauling it over ... Read More »

Convicted felon, gang leader charged in shooting of ATF agent in Chicago

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He faces 20 years in prison. The agent, whose name hasn't been released, was shot once in the face Friday and is expected to make a full recovery. A bond hearing is set for May 17 and a prosecutor told the magistrate judge that the government would oppose his release on the grounds he was risky and a flight risk. Read More »

Malaysia GE: Voting begins for 'the mother of all elections'

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The ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition led by Prime Minister Najib Razak is tipped to win the election against a coalition of opposition parties, led by 92-year-old former leader Mahathir Mohamad. He also said that next Monday and Tuesday would be public holidays - or Sunday and Monday for states where the weekend begins on Friday - so Muslims could start the fasting month with their families. Read More »

NASCAR's majority owners explore sale

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A potential sale could be hard, though, as there is no guarantee race teams will continue their partnership with NASCAR beyond 2020 when the charter agreement expires. NASCAR was founded by family patriarch Bill France Sr.in 1948 and grandson Brian France has been the chief executive officer of the company since 2003. Read More »

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again - Final Trailer

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Reguardless the rest of the cast is back and the sequel for what was once the highest grossing film in the United Kingdom, imaginitively titled Mamma Mia! Are you excited for Mamma Mia! There is much singing and dancing (one assumes). Read More »

Public transport under fire in Rome as bus bursts into flames

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There had been at least 22 such incidents in 2017, and 14 in 2016. A huge cloud of black smoke came from the burning bus and it could be seen from a certain distance away. Following the incident, local prosecutors and the public transport service ATAC opened an investigation into the cause. ATAC has so far tried to avoid bankruptcy be declared, and in a last effort asked judicial authorities permission to undergo - under specific conditions - a composition with major creditors, which ... Read More »

Up to 7 girls could be buried in Michigan woods, authorities say

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While staying at her grandparents' home, King had planned to stay overnight with her friend across the street. She went missing in 1986 after she was lured to a Macomb Co. Police searched a former farm outside Detroit on Tuesday for the remains of up to six teenage girls missing for decades, believing they may have been killed by a now 68-year-old man serving a life sentence for the murder of another girl, police said. Read More »

Libyan coastguard intercepts 500 migrants on inflatable boat

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The migrants, Qassem disclosed, were mainly from North Africa , with 18 Libyans included among the group. The AP reports that Italy has defended its support of the Libyan coast guard . They highlight the severe conditions in Libyan detention centers for migrants, claiming they were well-known and well-documented. A migrant from that boat drowned and a second is missing. Read More »

Nissan to stop sale of diesel cars in Europe

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The tightening regulatory environment in Europe and the slide in diesel cars sales were cited as factors behind the decision. "The cars we source out of the United Kingdom are Qashqai, which we don't offer in diesel, and the Leaf", Leach said. Read More »

Trump White House sending proposed $15 billion in spending cuts to Congress

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The administration was never looking at as much as $60 billion in total fiscal 2018 rescissions, as some initial media reports had suggested, the official added, suggesting the sum total of its requests will be lower than that. "These proposals include rescissions of funding that is no longer needed for the objective for which it was appropriated by the Congress; in many cases, these funds have been left unspent by agencies for years", Office of Management and Budget Director Mick ... Read More »

China is the big wild card in Trump's Iran decision

OPEC-led efforts to stabilise the oil market will be maintained, OPEC's Secretary General Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo said on Tuesday when asked about the consequences if the United States exits a nuclear agreement with OPEC member Iran. "As a major exporter who has successfully coped with USA -imposed sanctions for several years, Russian Federation can become a critical ally for Iran". Read More »

PTI will curb misuse of laws against political leaders: Imran Khan

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In criticism directed towards political rival Imran Khan, chairman of PTI, Nawaz had said "naya [new] Pakistan" was only visible in Lahore and Punjab, as KP and Sindh continue to present a dreary picture of 'old Pakistan'. He promised the people of Mansehra a railway line along with six motorways completed till Abottabad. Sharif said the most talked-about "new Pakistan" was nowhere to be seen in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Read More »

Seizure of 10000 voter IDs takes centrestage 3 days before polls

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According to reports, about 10,000 voter IDs and one lakh counterfoils were found in a flat owned by a BJP leader Manjula Nanjamuri. It's star campaigners for BJP and roadshows for Congress . The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) denied any recent connection with Nanjamuri and said she has nothing to do with BJP. "Congress is losing public support and they are trying hard to rig the upcoming elections in Karnataka by undemocratic ways". Read More »

Trump Withdraws US From Iran Deal, Reimposes Sanctions: Here's What's Next

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After years of a sustained, highly coordinated campaign of sanctions backed by most of the world, the economic pressure forced Iran to come to the negotiating table. Moments after Trump's announcement, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani suggested his country would continue to abide by the agreement while adding that it was now an accord between Iran and the five other countries participating - not the U.S. Read More »

Trump's Iran decision raises the stakes on North Korea

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Mr Pompeo , the former Central Intelligence Agency boss, secretly travelled to North Korea last month for talks while still the nominee for his new role. But typically bellicose Pyongyang has softened its rhetoric since the start of the year, pledging efforts to negotiate a permanent peace treaty with South Korea and denuclearize the entire Korean Peninsula . Read More »

NUNES GOES NUCLEAR: Rep. Nunes Says Sessions Should Be Held IN 'CONTEMPT'

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For the intelligence agencies, Nunes' request threatened to cross a red line of compromising sources and methods of USA intelligence-gathering, according to people familiar with their views. In the department's letter to Nunes, which was signed by Assistant Attorney General Stephen Boyd, it makes clear that the decision to refuse the House Intelligence Commitee's request came after consultations with the White House, FBI and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. Read More »

President Trump Reinstates Sanctions on Iran

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European leaders have repeatedly urged Trump not to leave the Iran deal. He said: "Therefore I am announcing today that the United States will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal ". "There must be no doubt: Iran's nuclear program must always remain peaceful and civilian". The military directive Tuesday came "following the identification of irregular activity of Iranian forces in Syria ". Read More »

More North Carolina school systems closing on May 16

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Support staff such as custodians and bus drivers will be completing training and professional development that day, so they will still be paid. "Students are suffering; our communities are suffering, and we need to make sure that our schools are well-funded, they're all staffed, and that we were attracting the best and the brightest to the profession", Piner said. Read More »

Israel on Syria alert as Trump quits deal

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Syrian TV reports Israeli airstrike near the capital Damascus , says air defenses shot down two missiles. - Ali Abunimah (@AliAbunimah) May 8, 2018Looks like Israel is preparing to strike Iranian targets in Syria again, seems they want to provoke Iran into firing back. Read More »

MP resigns in wake of High Court ruling

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Keay acquired British citizenship through her father, but citizenship renunciation from UK Home Office is dated July 8, 2016 and might be too late. He called for the resignations of the Labor MPs by the end of the day. "The big message here for anyone who might want to be a member of parliament in the future is to renounce now". As a senator, Gallagher's disqualification does not trigger a byelection - she is set to be replaced on a recount by the next person on the ALP ticket, David Smith. Read More »

CPI(M), RSS workers killed in violence; hartal in Kerala's Kannur and Mahe

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The police say that they are yet to identify the attackers. Bombs were hurled at Babu's house six months ago. While only the exterior of the RSS office was damaged, the police vehicle was completely gutted in the fire. He also said the Shamej's murder was unfortunate and said the party did not approve it, he said. "These murders have proved that the Chief Minister, who holds the Home portfolio, is a big zero and the State police chief is worth not even a penny", said Opposition Leader ... Read More »

AMU exams delayed; start on May 12

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Mansoor demanding an explanation on the portrait of Mohd. Bareilly resident Bakhtiyar Khan sent some queries to the Darul Ifta after Aligarh Muslim University was hit by a controversy over Jinnah portrait. AMU students alleged that the protesters were from the Hindu Yuva Vahini, and were allowed to leave a police station after being initially detained. Read More »

Joel Embiid and Terry Rozier get technical fouls after skirmish

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Rozier and Embiid will have the opportunity to get in each others faces in Game 5 as the series shifts back to Boston and sparks are sure to fly once again before it's all said and done. Rozier, for his part, said he wanted everyone to know that he is not afraid of anyone. "To set the record straight I wake up every morning not anxious about nobody, no man on this earth". Read More »

Cordray, DeWine projected to win OH gubernatorial primaries

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has won the Republican nomination for Ohio governor. Republican Attorney General Mike DeWine is the projected victor in Ohio's GOP gubernatorial primary, and will face a rematch in the fall with Democrat primary victor and former Attorney General Richard Cordray - who DeWine unseated in 2010. Read More »

Wellens won the stage with the mountain interchange

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Team Sky leader Froome finished 23 seconds behind Lotto rider Wellens as the race reached Italian soil yesterday following three stages in Israel. Briton Chris Froome, bidding to become the third man to win all three grand tours two years running, said "I'm not anxious, I'm waiting for the Etna stage". Read More »

PSEB 10th result 2018 declared, Gurpreet Singh tops exam with 98%

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The results will be uploaded online tomorrow, May 9, 2018. All the best to students waiting for their CBSE 12th result 2018! Over the course of the past few weeks, the date and time of result announcement for PSEB class 10 have been often changed and no official confirmation on the same is received. Read More »

Police Unity Tour departs Rochester in honor of fallen officers

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Williams said. The Chattanooga team participates in the Road to Hope ride annually and has raised almost $16,000 for Law Enforcement United, a nonprofit organization that organizes the event every year. "All of us are riding for a particular officer that's going on the wall that year so we have a bracelet that we wear the entire time so you get to have some reflection time", said Sgt. Read More »

A look at Iran's nuclear program under 2015 deal

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On the presidential campaign trail Mr Trump made his opposition clear and then continued to make threats about pulling out of the "worst" deal the USA has "ever" signed up to because of its "disastrous flaws". It was not clear what led Trump, whose aides hadn't expected him to make a decision until week's end, to move up his decision to Tuesday. If Iran continues developing nuclear weapons, " it will have bigger problems than it has ever had before ", the United States president said. Read More »

#Breaking: Large Apartment Fire Raging In Southeast Fresno

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The fire contained within 20 minutes and six pets (four cats, one bird and one guinea pig) were rescued from the apartment. The state fire marshal and the Mound Fire Department are investigating the cause of the fire. The two families were housed by the Red Cross last night. Davis did not have a damaged estimate but said she believed it was a total loss. The apartments had smoke alarms, but none were audible when firefighters arrived, Reitz said. Read More »

Cops swarm black women renting an AirBnB after neighbor thinks they're burglars

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The group later found out that the neighbor woman had allegedly called police on them because they did not wave to her as they were transporting their luggage to the vehicle and leaving. "He explained they didn't know what Airbnb was". "We can not remove ourselves from situations that continue to implicate our brothers and sisters in a spiritual, physical, emotional and psychological war", Prendergast said. Read More »

Russian parliament approves Medvedev as prime minister

An official close to the presidential office told NHK that there is no need for drastic change in Russian Federation at this time when its economy has been sluggish due to sanctions by Western nations. Deputy Prime Minister for sports, tourism and youth policy Vitaly Mutko Medvedev proposed to appoint as his Deputy for construction and regional policy. Read More »

Pompeo is en route to North Korea to finalize Trump-Kim summit

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China supports North Korea's initiative to denuclearize the peninsula and backs the dialogue and consultation between North Korea and the US for resolving the peninsula issue, Xi said. BEIJING-North Korean leader Kim Jong Un paid a second surprise visit to China to meet his Chinese counterpart, reinforcing a recent warming of ties ahead of his planned summit with President Donald Trump. Read More »

Two confirmed cases in new outbreak of Ebola in Congo

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The new cases were reported from a small health facility about 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Bikoro . Before the outbreak was confirmed, local health officials reported 21 patients showing signs of hemorrhagic fever around the village of Ikoko Impenge, near the town of Bikoro . Read More »

Aftermath of Israel strikes targeting Syria army position near Kisweh

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SOHR Director Rami Abdel Rahman told AFP that missiles targeted an "arms depot belonging to Hezbollah and the Iranians". An official with the Iran-led regional alliance supporting Syrian President Bashar Assad said the strike targeted a Syrian army position but killed a Syrian man and his wife who happened to be passing by in their auto. Read More »

Wenger Advises Next Arsenal Boss What To Do To Win Title

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While the Arsene Wenger farewell tour hits its final week, Leicester City appear to be readying themselves to join the coaching hunt as they head into Wednesday's match at King Power Stadium against the Gunners. Wenger arrived at Arsenal as a relative unknown on these shores when he succeeded Bruce Rioch during the early stages of the 1996/97 season. Wenger had been linked with a return to France, but there have also been rumours that his job might see him remain in the English Premier ... Read More »

Trump officials say no to lifetime limits on Medicaid

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The Trump administration's promise of unprecedented flexibility to states in running their Medicaid programs hit its limit. New Hampshire has won federal approval for its plan to require most adult Medicaid recipients to work at least 20 hours per week. Read More »

Israeli Soldier Convicted of Killing Wounded Palestinian Is Freed

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This past March, the military parole board cut Azaria's sentence by a third for " good behaviour ". "The early release of aforementioned Israeli soldier gives the green light to occupation soldiers to continue to carry out their crimes against the unarmed Palestinian people", said the statement. Read More »

Hatch apologizes for his McCain funeral criticism

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The future funeral of GOP Senator John McCain , who was diagnosed with late-stage brain cancer previous year, has triggered a heated debate, as details of the ceremony were leaked. While former Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush are expected to make eulogies at any potential funeral for McCain , some Twitter users predicted that Trump would retaliate by disinviting McCain to his own funeral before killing himself to bring about those circumstances sooner than would ... Read More »