Thursday December 13-th, 2018

US Supreme Court hears OH voter purge case US Supreme Court hears OH voter purge case

Senator Sherrod Brown, a Democrat from OH, said at the rally. If they do not respond to the mailer, and don't vote within the next four years, they are removed from the voter rolls. Voting rights has become an important theme before the Supreme Court...

Republican US Representative Issa of California to retire: statement Republican US Representative Issa of California to retire: statement

Issa occupied one of the most vulnerable Republican seats after 2016, winning re-election by just half a point - in a district Hillary Clinton carried by more than seven points. It wasn't immediately clear who might run as a Republican. Applega...

Akshay Kumar's Kesari Co-Star Is Parineeti Chopra. She's 'Excited' Akshay Kumar's Kesari Co-Star Is Parineeti Chopra. She's 'Excited'

Karan Johar , the producer of the period film Kesari starring Akshay Kumar , announced the leading lady on Wednesday. Names like Parineeti Chopra and Katrina Kaif were considered for the role. "Need your best wishes as always @dharmamovies @ iAm...

CM cautions on making political J&K issue a CM cautions on making political J&K issue a "religious" one

We have to go back to the roots and routes as well - the roots from where we started, the brotherhood and communal harmony, she said. But have you ever thought how many Burhan Wanis have you created in the last one-and-a-half years after coming to po...

Trump calls on Republicans to 'finally take control' of the Russian Federation investigation Trump calls on Republicans to 'finally take control' of the Russian Federation investigation

In a Wednesday morning Tweet , President Donald Trump weighed in on Feinstein's move to release the transcript . "Must have tough Primary!", he wrote on Twitter . In a sharp challenge to Senate Republicans, Sen. If Grassley and Lindsey Graham ha...

Syria Denounces Israel's Air and Missile Attack, Shot one Jeet Syria Denounces Israel's Air and Missile Attack, Shot one Jeet

The letter claims that the "repeated and recurring" attacks on Syria prove the "Israeli Occupation Army's" hostile and risky route with its constant attempts to undermine the region's stability and entangle Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime.

Imran strongly condemns use of force against protesters in Kasur Imran strongly condemns use of force against protesters in Kasur

Television footage showed stick-wielding protesters attacking a local police station and a deputy commissioner office in Kasur . The protesters pelted stone at the police station, offices of district police officer and district coordination office...

Jeremy Hunt extends long reign as Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt extends long reign as Health Secretary

The Prime Minister reiterated her apology to patients affected by winter pressures, including to the thousands who have seen their operations cancelled, as she defended the preparations. Mrs May told MPs she would look into the case and went on to sa...

2 injured in Trump Tower heating system fire 2 injured in Trump Tower heating system fire

Eric Trump , one of the president's sons, said on Twitter that it was a small electrical fire in the cooling tower on the building's roof. "The New York Fire Department was here within minutes and did an incredible job", said the younger Trump ....

AAP welcomes SC decision for new SIT to probe 186 anti-Sikh AAP welcomes SC decision for new SIT to probe 186 anti-Sikh

This comes after a supervisory panel appointed by the court submitted a report that 186 cases were closed without a probe. The 1984 anti-Sikh riots were sparked by the assassination of then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by her Sikh bodyguards.

Robert De Niro unleashes profanity-laced rant against Trump Robert De Niro unleashes profanity-laced rant against Trump

What better way to honor Meryl Streep than to take a jab at President Donald Trump? De Niro was addressing an audience at the National Board of Review Annual Awards Gala in New York City, and he chose to go off script and talk about the presi...

Slick roads possible for Wednesday morning commute Slick roads possible for Wednesday morning commute

Temperatures will be crashing after a cold front passes through, which could lead to a lot of that water re-freezing on area roads for the final commute of the traditional workweek. The key for anything decent in the terms of snow will depend on thre...

'Black Panther' Becomes Fandango's Top Early Pre-Seller Among Marvel Movies 'Black Panther' Becomes Fandango's Top Early Pre-Seller Among Marvel Movies

Fandango Managing Editor Erik Davis tweeted Wednesday morning the film already has more advance ticket sales than any other Marvel film in Fandango's history. Jordan, Winston Duke, Daniel Kaluuya, (front row L - R) Danai Gurira, Lupita Nyong'o...

Gayle King just commented on rumors of Oprah running for president Gayle King just commented on rumors of Oprah running for president

Ivanka Trump tweeted her support for the acceptance speech Oprah Winfrey gave during Sunday night's Golden Globes - but received harsh criticism because Winfrey's speech was seen as implicitly critical of the Trump administration. And in a 199...

Myanmar prosecutor seeks Official Secrets Act charges against two Reuters journalists Myanmar prosecutor seeks Official Secrets Act charges against two Reuters journalists

The reporters "illegally acquired information with the intention to share it with foreign media", said the statement, which was accompanied by a photo of the pair in handcuffs. On Tuesday, Amnesty International repeated its demand for their immediate...

SC makes national anthem optional in cinema halls SC makes national anthem optional in cinema halls

He said , " If you are going to watch Sunny Leone's film then how can the national anthem be played in the auditorium and there may be any other adult movie also ". Following the Centre's submission, the SC disposed of the petition and said its orde...

Confirmed! CBFC refutes ordering 300 cuts on Deepika Padukone's Padmavat Confirmed! CBFC refutes ordering 300 cuts on Deepika Padukone's Padmavat

The women's wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party had objected to the screening of the film in Goa citing law and order problems and wrong portrayal of queen Padmavati in the Sanjay Leela Bhansali film. "This has already been communicated by t...

8 migrants dead, 86 rescued from sinking boat off Libya 8 migrants dead, 86 rescued from sinking boat off Libya

The pilot then alerted the Italian navy and coastguard vessels to launch a rescue operation. The deaths marked the first known deadly incident involving migrants in 2018, although rescue groups said countless dinghies likely sink without a trace ea...

United Nations raises probable death toll in migrant boat sinking to 64 United Nations raises probable death toll in migrant boat sinking to 64

The Italian Coast Guard Ship "Diciotti" rescued 86 migrants who survived to the incident, IOM said. The missing appeared to have all been in the same dinghy, whose remnants were found near the city of Khoms, the navy said. The U.N. migration agency s...

S. African president to appoint commission of inquiry into S. African president to appoint commission of inquiry into "state capture"

The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria found the Public Protector's report on State Capture was binding and ordered the president pay the legal costs of opposing the remedial action put forward. Zuma said the chief justice had chosen who would he...

Louisiana teacher handcuffed forcibly after asking questions at board meeting Louisiana teacher handcuffed forcibly after asking questions at board meeting

KATC reports that the skirmish involving Deyshia Hargrave , a middle school language arts teacher, and an Abbeville city marshal happened Monday during a meeting of the Vermillion Parish schools. Hargrave tried to ask her question again, insistin...

Iran has foiled plot to use protests to overthrow system, says leader Iran has foiled plot to use protests to overthrow system, says leader

Nebenzia had also ferociously criticised the move by the United States to convene a UN Security Council meeting over the unending violent protests in Iran . Why should it be scared of them? "Iranian people have lived a life of dignity and honor, and...

Politically important Florida gets a pass on drilling plan Politically important Florida gets a pass on drilling plan

The reversal comes after vocal opposition from the state's Republican Governor Rick Scott when the plans were announced last week. The Secretary of the Department of the Interior wants to lease acres of the Gulf of Mexico, now off-limits, for oil...

South, North Korea talk about Olympics South, North Korea talk about Olympics

At least five follow-up meetings took place from 11:30 a.m. but didn't end by press time Tuesday. President Moon Jae-in spoke Wednesday, a day after the two Koreas held high-level talks for the first time in two years and agreed to cooperate in nex...

Search for MH370 continues, to cost between RM82m to RM280m if found Search for MH370 continues, to cost between RM82m to RM280m if found

The governments of Malaysia, Australia and China called off the search in January last year despite protests from the passengers' families, after the A$200 million (S$213 million) hunt which was carried out for more than two years failed to bear frui...

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