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Maharashtra to provide security for 'Padmavati'

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Asked to comment on the SRKS's reported threats, Patil said the government is assessing the security of the actor. The Public Interest Litigation (PIL) by Akhand Rashtrawadi Party said the committee headed by a retired Delhi High Court Judge should include a Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) member and ensure there were no "distortions" in historic facts in respect of Rani Padmavati of Chittorgarh. Read More »

Deadly floods claim at least 14 lives in central Greece

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The storm caused widespread destruction in Athens and nearby areas, where authorities said about 500 homes and businesses had been damaged. Twelve people are still hospitalized, including an elderly woman in intensive care. However, an additional person - a hunter - was later reported missing. "Immediately and without delay support measures will be adopted for households and businesses affected", he said, without going into details. Read More »

Massive fire breaks out at senior living community in Pennsylvania

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Residents were forced to evacuate outside into the cold, with temperatures overnight hovering in the low 40s. ABC- affiliate WPVI-TV reported emergency crews have been transporting dozens of elderly people from the scene. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. As a fourth alarm sounded, area hospitals reported they were overwhelmed with patients and were unable to take any more . Read More »

Actor couple Suzy, Lee Min-ho break up after three years together

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The pair admitted to dating in March 2015 and have made public appearances together. Because of privacy issues, the agency, however, declined to reveal the complete details on why the two have broken up. Rumours about a breakup began swirling in September 2015 and again in August 2016, but the couple strongly denied them, saying that their relationship stood strong, the Korea Herald reported. Read More »

Restaurants Association Welcomes New GST rate on restaurants

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But there is confusion whether the restaurant owners increased prices when the GST was 18% and now they are now trying to maintain the same price. "It has come down by?25, which means I spend less on food or rather the taxes", said P. . The new GST rates for a host of items from washing powders and razors to shampoo and watches. The difference in cost, had eateries not hiked their prices, would have been Rs 20. Read More »

Nadal wins damages of 12000 euros over doping slur

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Nadal has always denied the accusation and successfully sued Bachelot. " We know that the famous injury of Rafael Nadal, when he was arrested seven months, is likely due to a positive test , "she said at the time to evoke the disqualification of Maria Sharapovapour use of performance-enhancing drugs". Read More »

Lebanon president says Saudi holds Hariri, calls it aggression

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Earlier Wednesday, Lebanon's president accused Saudi Arabia of detaining Hariri and asked UN Security Council countries and European governments to intervene. Hariri's resignation came against the backdrop of mounting tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran, which back opposing sides in regional conflicts in countries including Syria and Yemen. Read More »

Men Exonerated In Cases Tied To Corrupt Cop Ronald Watts

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Watts was sentenced to 22 months in prison in 2013 for stealing money from a drug courier in a government sting. The U.S. Justice Department issued a scathing report in the final days of the Obama administration about the Chicago Police Department finding that the city's police force is beset by widespread racial bias, poor training and feckless oversight of officers accused of misconduct. Read More »

Another Himachal police officer held over custodial death

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The officials had returned to Shimla on Wednesday and moved an application in the court, seeking permission to obtain the voice samples of arrested police officials.Negi was Shimla SP in July when the gang rape and murder besides the custodial killing of accused Suraj took place. Read More »

Dry and Quiet Through Friday; Rain Returns Saturday

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Overnight lows in the upper 50s. Until then, after a morning start in the lower 50s, look for a high temperature in the mid-upper 70s Wednesday under mostly sunny skies. NW Georgia will see the rain first in the late afternoon to early evening. Temperatures should be in the 60s for the games. Drizzle will break out again after midnight with temperatures only falling into the mid to upper 40s. Read More »

SADC calls another meeting to deal with Zim crisis

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They were told everything was under control. However it has been said negotiations between the military and the delegation are still in progress. According to Reuters , what remains unclear is whether what appears to be a military coup in the southern African country will indeed bring about the end of President Robert Mugabe, 93, and the whereabouts of his politically ambitious wife Grace, who according to some sources has fled the country after her husband negotiated her departure. Read More »

CPI's stand forced Chandy to quit: Hassan

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The CPI, the second largest partner in the ruling coalition, also said the front would not disintegrate on account of this issue and both the CPM and the CPI were committed to strengthening left forces in the country. During the post-cabinet media briefing, CM Pinarayi Vijayan remarked about the conduct of the CPI ministers. Mr Kanam, however, said that his party had taken a principled stand keeping with the LDF government's resolve to fight against all forms of political corruption, including ... Read More »

Departure honors given to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang

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For his part, Li said there has been a positive improvement in China-Philippines relations, noting Duterte's visit to China past year "was an ice-breaking trip in the relations between our two countries". The same poll marked a significant decline in the opinion that Manila should be tough on China in territorial disputes and an uptick in those who support a strong economic relationship between the two Asian nations. Read More »

Backed diplomacy needed to deal with North Korea

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North Korea, which has stoked regional tensions with nuclear and missile tests in recent months, has repeatedly denounced such military drills as rehearsals for invasion and sometimes conducts its own military manoeuvres in response, AFP reported. Read More »

Island News obtains 1-on-1 interview with Hawaii State Hospital escapee

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Saito: "Everyone wants to know how I did it to get here". "I'm not safe there". Saito was captured in northern California three days later. The hospital is also being questioned as to why it took hours for them to report Saito missing. "And the only reason why I did it was because I was desperate to have some kind of existential proof, unequivocal proof that I could be in the community without messing up", said Saito. Read More »

Local BJP leader, driver shot dead

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BJP leader Shiva Kumar and his security guard were shot dead by bike borne assailants in Greater Noida's Bisrakh on Thursday, ANI reported. Reports claim that two other occupants from the auto were also severely injured and were later admitted in a private hospital nearby. Read More »

Coroner: Mom dies after cleaning up son's drug paraphernalia

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Plummer, who had been visiting her son in the same hospital's intensive care unit following his November 5 overdose in Portage, died shortly after. She started to clean up the mess he left behind in the bathroom. Authorities couldn't immediately identify the drugs involved in this case. "It can come into your system in any way". "If your hand is exposed and you touch fentanyl, it can be absorbed that way". Read More »

Rare Amish gene may hold secret to long, healthy life

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A particular mutation identified among Old Order Amish in IN is associated with a longer life span, improved metabolism and a lower occurrence of diabetes, according to a new study . To test whether the benefits of lower levels of the PAI-1 protein might be transferrable to those without this genetic mutation, Northwestern is working with Tohoku University in Japan to test an oral drug that would mimic the mutation's effects. Read More »

Tillerson says sanctions against Myanmar 'not advisable'

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Naypyidaw: Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday hit back at accusations that she has been silent over the Rohingya crisis, saying she has focused on speaking in a way that does not inflame tensions, reports AFP. It also cleared security forces of robbing Rohingya, as well as burning their mosques and villages, the CNN reports. The Myanmar military report attributed the mass exodus of refugees and the repeated reports of military violence to a campaign of misinformation ... Read More »

Pentagon Retweets Then Removes Post Demanding Trump Resign

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According to Politico , Pentagon spokesperson Col. Rob Manning confirmed the retweet was made by the "authorized operator" of the department's Twitter account . The Pentagon stated that this was done erroneously and after the operator caught it, the tweet was quickly deleted. Another claims that while "ObamaCare" and "NFL players kneeling" offend Republicans, "pedophiles" and "white hoods" do not. Read More »

Following up on Indian's death in California: Sushma

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The robbery was reported to the police officials on Wednesday when a customer stopped by the store to buy something and noticed Jasser lying on the floor in a pool of blood. Officials contacted Madera Sheriff's detectives and determined that Athwal is the likely suspect in the grocery store shooting. He has been charged with murder and robbery. Read More »

Total cost of Thanksgiving dinner down this year

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TFB's fourth quarter Grocery Price Watch survey, taken in conjunction with the 2017 Thanksgiving Meal Report, also indicated a slight decrease for household staples. Big decreases were also found in the average cost of frozen green peas, down from $1.58 per 16-ounce package to $1; and sweet potatoes , down from $1.23 per pound to 96 cents. Read More »

'Operation Raging Bull' results in 267 MS-13 arrests

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The operation led to a total of 267 arrests of MS-13 members and associates. Because it is has so many criminal alien members with a penchant for carrying out gruesome murders, MS-13 has become a favorite target of the Trump administration's crackdown on illegal immigration. Read More »

Trump Boasts Of "Really Fantastic Job" As He Ends Asia Tour

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While Manila and Beijing have an agreement to peacefully manage disputes and refrain from occupying new land features in the disputed region, the Philippines "understands the need to preserve the US alliance structure as its ultimate negotiation strength in the South China Sea", Zhang said. Read More »

Viacom, Inc. Stock Sinks on Earnings Miss

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About 135,152 shares traded. Currently Viacom , Inc. ( VIAB ) stock is moving with downswing trend. Conning Inc sold 140,040 shares as the company's stock declined 2.59% while stock markets rallied. Analysts' ultimate objective when projecting revenue is to determine the appropriate value for a stock. (NASDAQ: VIAB ) shares have seen a move of -30.09%. Read More »

Mother of dead Richardson girl arrested for child endangerment

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Wesley Mathews had originally claimed that he sent Sherin outside that night to an alley near their house because she refused to drink her milk, and when he went out to retrieve her at around 3 a.m., she was gone. Specialists found her body in an adjacent course over two weeks after the fact. Initially, Wesley told investigators Sherin went missing after he left her outside as punishment for not drinking her milk. Read More »

Turkey issues diplomatic note to U.S. over Turkish businessman

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The U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons website last week listed Zarrab, 34, as having been released from prison on November 8, but U.S. prosecutors said that posting was in error and he remained in jail. "The information that Zarrab was released is not factual", Zarrab's lawyer Şeyda Yıldırım told daily Hürriyet on November 15. A gold trader who is close to Turkish President Recep Erdogan is now cooperating with federal prosecutors in a money-laundering case, according to two sources with ... Read More »

Delhi Pollution: EPCA imposes ban of trucks as air quality improves

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In the letter, the Delhi government had said: "Hiking the parking charges by DMRC would mean commuters who would otherwise park their vehicles in DMRC parking and use the Metro are likely to travel in their own vehicle". Concerned about Delhi's pollution , Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met his Haryana counterpart Manohar Lal Khattar over the impending issue of pathetic Delhi's air pollution , rising smog which has gripped the entire north India including Delhi and ... Read More »

ICC bans Hafeez from bowling in worldwide matches

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Former Pakistan captain Mohammad Hafeez was on Thursday suspended from bowling in global cricket with immediate effect due to illegal action. This is the third time since 2014 that Hafeez has been suspended for a suspect bowling action. Read More »

Pakistan not weak to allow India to take Azad Kashmir: Farooq Abdullah

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Earlier, he (Farooq Abdullah) enjoyed power in the Centre and Jammu and Kashmir. He is losing his credibility. Speaking in Uri on Wednesday, Abdullah asked how long will India continue to claim that PoK is theirs. The BJP leader said that the youth wanted to join the national mainstream but when leaders like Abdullah parrot the Pakistani leaders and make pro-Pakistan statements, they are compelled to re-think. Read More »

Support For PM Modi Remains Strong in India, Says American Think Tank

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Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) following a landslide victory in 2014 General Election, too the charge of Indian government, and the then Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi , on whose popularity the BJP fought Lok Sabha elections, became the Prime Minister of India, defeating the then ruling Congress-led government led by Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Read More »

Volkswagen commits $11.8 B toward major EV effort in China

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Jochem Heizman, head of the Chinese division of Volkswagen , while chatting with reporters said that in the next three years on the Chinese market debuts 15 "green" models of the company, and by 2025 will represent another 15 electric cars and plug-in hybrid cars. Read More »

Menendez jurors say they are still deadlocked

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Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial has ended in a mistrial after the jury said it was hopelessly deadlocked on the charges against the Democrat and his co-defendant. The hung jury comes after almost two weeks of deliberations. Outside court, Menendez said he appreciated "the jurors who have been standing up for my innocence during the course of jury deliberations". Read More »

Turkey, Russia and Iran to hold summit on Syria next week

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The UN Security Council was to vote yesterday on a US-drafted resolution that would extend for a year an worldwide probe to determine who is behind chemical attacks in Syria's six-year war. The conclusion supported the initial findings by the United States, France and Britain, but Syria insists it has not used chemical weapons. When the JIM report was discussed in the council on November 7, Russian Federation clashed with the US and other Western nations over its findings. Read More »

Woman refuses to remove crude anti-Trump message from pickup

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In his social media post, the sheriff mentions talking to a prosecutor about filing disorderly conduct charges. According to KPRC in Houston, the owners of the truck don't plan on taking the sticker down. The law says someone is being disorderly if they are intentionally or knowingly using "abusive, indecent, profane or vulgar language in a public place". Read More »

Franken Accuser Says She Was Afraid To Speak Out At The Time

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Also, someone took a photo of Franken groping her while she slept, which she didn't see until after the conclusion of the USO tour. She added that she wasn't demanding an ethics investigation into Franken, like some top senators , including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , called for . Read More »

UK Reportedly Preparing To Transfer 400 Million Pounds To Iran

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The money is being held in a frozen bank account in Britain, but sending the funds to Iran is complicated because of European Union and U.S. sanctions on the country. "Funding to settle the debt was paid to the High Court by the Treasury in 2002, but, of course, as you know, Iran's ministry of defence remains subject to global sanctions". Read More »

Cambodia's Supreme Court dissolves main opposition party

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His announcement comes a day before the country's Supreme Court hears the case of CNRP dissolution after its current leader Kem Sokha was charged with treason. So far, Hun Sen has shown no sign of backing down and in fact appears to be mounting his biggest assault on Cambodian democracy since the coup. The International Commission of Jurists said Cambodia had crossed a "red line", with CNRP's dissolution stripping millions of voters of a chance to freely choose their representatives. Read More »

Israel 'ready to share intelligence about Iran with moderate Arab countries'

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A prominent Saudi website has published an unprecedented interview with Israel's army chief of staff, signalling closer cooperation between the two countries against regional rival, Iran . Lebanon's foreign minister warned Thursday that political turmoil in his country sparked by the crisis involving Saudi Arabia could impact Europe by creating new waves of refugees. Read More »

UN Approves Resolution Condemning N. Korea for Human Rights Abuses

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Alannah Hill has the details. On Tuesday, the assembly's Third Committee on humanitarian issues endorsed the document for the 13th consecutive year, which allowed the resolution to be put to a full UN General Assembly vote in December. The resolution voiced concerns about the fact that the reunions of families divided by the Korean War have been suspended since October 2015 and expressed hope that the necessary measures would be taken, including confirming whether separated family members ... Read More »

Chief justice dismisses Nawaz's plea for joint trial

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He remarked that the option to review verdict was already provided to the Sharif family in the Panama Papers case. However, the registrar office of the SC had rejected his application saying that the petitioner needed to approach the relevant forum concerned in this regard. Read More »

Amitabh Bachchan Has The Cutest Message For Aaradhya on Her 6th Birthday

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When she shall tell us how much she has grown. its actually 6 years but its 60 for most of us.! hahahaa.! He captioned it, "When she will remind us how much she has grown". Amitabh wrote along with his post. "T 2712 - To them all that have wished with greetings for Aaradhya.my gratitude and thanks. your wishes and blessings shall always be cherished with love." he tweeted. Read More »

Over 15 militants arrested in last few months: Munir Khan

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He is the resident of Ringet village of Noorabad. He made this statement while briefing media about anti-militancy Operation Kund, which has been continuing since November 14. He was injured during an encounter with the security forces in Kund village on Tuesday, the official said. In October, security forces had unearthed a militant module with the arrest of three ultras from Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. Read More »