Saturday February 24-th, 2018

Class 11 student denied bail, court slaps time-wasting fine Class 11 student denied bail, court slaps time-wasting fine

The directive of the apex court came in a plea filed by Barun Thakur, father of Pradyuman Thakur - the seven-year-old child who was found murdered in the Ryan school campus on September 8 last year. The additional district and session judge JS Kund...

Egypt detains 4 people after hot air balloon crash Egypt detains 4 people after hot air balloon crash

A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade told the ABC it was providing consular assistance to the Australians involved in the incident. Five women and one man from Australia were inside the basket which was floating up the south...

North Korea to send athletes, cheer squad to Winter Olympics: South Korea

In 1988 Seoul hosted the Summer Games - which North Korea boycotted at the time. Last month, Minister Kang said that about 43 foreign heads of states have so far expressed their intent to visit the PyeongChang Olympics as conveyed to the Internatio...

Consumer Reports Says You Should Avoid Romaine Lettuce Consumer Reports Says You Should Avoid Romaine Lettuce

Consumer Reports' researchers say romaine is especially hazardous because it's nearly always eaten raw, and the director of its Food Policy Initiatives advises the FDA to do what the Canadian government did and "immediately warn the public" about ro...

Tech Giants Including Netflix And Amazon Join Fight For Net Neutrality Tech Giants Including Netflix And Amazon Join Fight For Net Neutrality

As The Atlantic pointed out , Netflix and its chief executive, Reed Hastings, have sent mixed signals on net neutrality in recent years. Beckerman added that the Internet Association will continue to "push to restore strong, enforceable net ...

Is there a 'toxic' link between iPhones and children? Is there a 'toxic' link between iPhones and children?

The California State Teachers' Retirement System and USA investment manager Jana Partners have sent an open letter to Apple Inc . encouraging the company to address the problem of phone addiction among young people. In addition to aiding with furt...

Southwest Kansas Lawmaker Apologizes For Racist Remarks Southwest Kansas Lawmaker Apologizes For Racist Remarks

Ryckman said they will consult with other lawmakers and the Legislature's staff about how to respond. At a recent town hall, Alford was asked about marijuana legalization in Kansas, and his response was caught on tape. Anslinger's prohibitionist st...

Friend of India in Congress Ed Royce announces retirement Friend of India in Congress Ed Royce announces retirement

Royce's district backed Hillary Clinton for president by 9 percentage points in 2016. Royce cites the tax cut bill passed in December and the crackdown on the global ivory trade as some of his accomplishments in a press release announcing his retir...

Donald Trump's daily routine of Tweeting, phone ranting and TV revealed Donald Trump's daily routine of Tweeting, phone ranting and TV revealed

The president's mornings, from 8 a.m. 11 a.m., are blocked off for something called " Executive Time " in the Oval Office - which apparently consists of Trump watching television, making phone calls, and tweeting . "Trump is starting his official da...

Wife of the Pulse Shooter Says She Knew His Plans Wife of the Pulse Shooter Says She Knew His Plans

When he left the house with a black backpack full of ammunition and his handgun tucked into a holster under his clothes, she knew he was not going to see his friend "Nemo", as he had told her. "He said if he did jihad everybody would know who he is",...

Tamil Nadu Assembly session begins, Dinakaran makes his debut Tamil Nadu Assembly session begins, Dinakaran makes his debut

Stalin said that despite repeated requests, the Governor was not taking a decision on the need for a floor test. A short while later, Mr Stalin, who is DMK's working president, chose to stage a walkout. With the disqualification of 18 MLAs of AIA...

Porn in parliament: 24000 attempts at accessing sex sites over six months Porn in parliament: 24000 attempts at accessing sex sites over six months

It's also worth noting that attempts to access some smut in Parliament are decreasing, with 213,020 in 2015 and 113,208 in 2016. But it looks like the United Kingdom is not far behind as it has been revealed that in late 2017, about 160 requests to...

South Korea's top nuke envoy to visit US South Korea's top nuke envoy to visit US

But he also acknowledged that the previous government made an official agreement with Japan, and that resolving the issue in the context of bilateral ties will not be easy. According to the government, about 40 percent of Japan's contributed money ha...

Transgression incident in Arunachal resolved, says Army Chief Rawat Transgression incident in Arunachal resolved, says Army Chief Rawat

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on 8 January said there had been a major reduction in the Chinese troops at the Doklam plateau region between India and China, after a truce was called a year ago. After an exchange of words, troops of the Indo Tibetan ...

Locals protest after militant killed in J&K Locals protest after militant killed in J&K

The encounter began after militants opened fire on security forces. SSP Budgam Tejinder Singh said that one militant has been killed and his identity is being ascertained. An official said that a vehicle was signaled to stop at a naka in Bongam Tahab...

AgustaWestland case: Italy court gives top two executives clean chit AgustaWestland case: Italy court gives top two executives clean chit

He was arrested in the year 2014 and was sentenced to four-and-a-half years in jail on the charges of bribery. He was also given a jail term of four years in the case. Italy's third court of appeal on Monday upheld that decision, saying that the fact...

Fallen Pierce County deputy lived in Yelm and had Grays Harbor ties Fallen Pierce County deputy lived in Yelm and had Grays Harbor ties

During the ensuing chase, police believe at least one of the suspects fired shots. A manhunt for the second suspect is underway. "White male suspect found deceased at the scene, black male suspect remains unidentified and on the loose", the sh...

Justices Won't Review Challenges to Mississippi's Anti-Gay Law Justices Won't Review Challenges to Mississippi's Anti-Gay Law

For example, religious organizations and state employees declining to officiate same-sex marriages; foster parents raising foster children according to these beliefs; medical professionals declining to provide services to people seeking sex-reassignm...

Moments After Midnight: Same Sex Couples Marry In Australia Moments After Midnight: Same Sex Couples Marry In Australia

Same sex weddings commence in Australia! Sprinter and Glasgow Commonwealth Games participant Craig Burns Wednesday Luke Sullivan in a moonlit ceremony in northern NSW overnight. On November 15, it was revealed that almost 62 per cent of Austr...

Faulty rotor seen behind U.S. copter mishap in Japan Faulty rotor seen behind U.S. copter mishap in Japan

It was the latest in a series of accidents involving United States military equipment that have fuelled local opposition to the basing of American forces on the island. It can not be helped but to think there's a systemic problem within the USA milit...

Rancher Cliven Bundy walks out a free man Rancher Cliven Bundy walks out a free man

Cliven Bundy was accused of leading a 2014 armed standoff against federal agents over a cattle grazing dispute. She said then that prosecutors had erred in failing to turn over important evidence to the defense, including video taken surreptitiously ...

'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Will Include a Famous Millennium Falcon Stunt 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Will Include a Famous Millennium Falcon Stunt

Some of the names of the upcoming movie, which, for now, goes by the title " Solo: A Star Wars Story ", has been listed out in its IMDb page. Some fans feared that reshoots would result in a Frankenstein film like Justice League , although actor ...

Nigerians evacuated from Libya in 2 days Nigerians evacuated from Libya in 2 days

Nigeria's Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama (R) and Vice Minister of Congolese Expatriates, Emmanuel Ilunga Ngoie Kasongo (above) attend a joint press conference on the situation of illegal immigrants, in the Libyan capital Tripoli on January...

Iranian Oil Tanker at Risk of Exploding and Sinking Iranian Oil Tanker at Risk of Exploding and Sinking

The crew member was among 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis missing after the tanker Sanchi collided with a grain ship 160 miles off Shanghai on Saturday. Speed is of the essence, as condensate is potentially much more unsafe than regular crude oi...

Sudan protests spread as bread prices double, opposition leader detained Sudan protests spread as bread prices double, opposition leader detained

Anti-riot police fired tear gas at hundreds of students and residents who staged rallies in the towns of Geneina and Nyala in Darfur and Damazin in Blue Nile, witnesses said. Two senior leaders of the opposition Sudanese Congress Party have been deta...

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