Tuesday July 17-th, 2018

Counting of votes for Rajasthan bypolls to three seats tomorrow

The Congress and BJP are going neck-to-neck in the contest. BJP's Sandeep Banerjee jump to second position with 30220 votes. The Congress is leading in two crucial parliament seats, Alwar and Ajmer, for which bye-elections were held in Rajasthan....

Ireland's 2018 Eurovision entry is chosen by RTÉ-led panel Ireland's 2018 Eurovision entry is chosen by RTÉ-led panel

O'Shaughnessy finished in fifth place in the Britain's Got Talent final, but went on to sign a deal with Sony Music and release No Name as his debut single. Thanks to Salvador Sobral and his soulful jazz ballad past year Portugal won the Eurovisi...

Proteas aim for balance with one eye on World Cup

Neither Faf du Plessis nor Gibson are concerned about Quinton de Kock's form but the rest of South Africa is. He has been sensational in the test series and swung the ball like a king. Other than that we have Shreyas (Iyer), Manish (Pandey), ...

Taliban active in 70% of Afghanistan districts Taliban active in 70% of Afghanistan districts

Sopko's office, better known by its acronym SIGAR, was set up in 2008, under a congressional mandate, and in 2009, it began sending quarterly reports to Congress on the United States involvement in Afghanistan. By the time President Donald J. Trump...

Simone Biles explains why judge in Larry Nassar case is her hero Simone Biles explains why judge in Larry Nassar case is her hero

Though Nassar has only pleaded guilty to abusing three girls in this case, the latest sentencing hearing is set to play out much like last week's did in which scores of the once-renowned doctor's victims were permitted to confront the sicko in th...

Daphne's murder: Malta registers largest 'democracy score' drop in western Europe Daphne's murder: Malta registers largest 'democracy score' drop in western Europe

With its government branded as a hybrid regime, Bangladesh's democracy has also declined compared to its ranking in 2007 when its position was 75th. Bangladesh's rank in the recently published Democracy Index 2017 has dropped to its lowest in the...

Train Carrying Kansas Rep Marshall Hits Truck Train Carrying Kansas Rep Marshall Hits Truck

I'm ok. Most members are ok but serious injuries on the ground, ' wrote Kentucky Rep. James Comer on Twitter . Doug LaMalfa was one of the Republican lawmakers en route to a retreat in West Virginia this morning when the train they were in co...

'Strike on North Korea may exacerbate nuclear proliferation' 'Strike on North Korea may exacerbate nuclear proliferation'

While no new policies were announced by Trump, he said that his administration was applying "maximum pressure" to curb Kim Jong-un's efforts to become a nuclear power. Instead, Cha laid out what he called "a forceful military option available...

Trump Mulls Release of Secret Memo on FBI Actions in Russia Probe

FBI Director Christopher Wray has told the White House the memo contains inaccurate information and offers a false picture, according to Bloomberg News. Rep. Adam Schiff (D- Calif.), the top-ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committe...

Trump honors parents of MS-13 victims: 'America is grieving for you' Trump honors parents of MS-13 victims: 'America is grieving for you'

Some of Trump's signature campaign promises included securing the border by building a wall , cracking down on illegal immigration, and purging illegal immigrant gang members from the country. "We have proposed new legislation that will fix our im...

Federal Bureau of Investigation has 'grave concerns' over explosive Russian Federation case memo Federal Bureau of Investigation has 'grave concerns' over explosive Russian Federation case memo

Sanders insisted that the White house planned to "complete the legal and national security review that has to take place" before deciding whether the memo should be released. The confidential memo purports to show that the Department of Justice...

TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (AMTD) Shares Sold by National Pension Service

The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Buy" on Thursday, August 24. In this case, shares are down -4.08%, the 52-week high touched on January 23, 2018, and are keeping their losses at 19.85% for the past 12 months. Morgan Stanley reported 153,...

Trump Asked Deputy AG If He Was 'On My Team' Trump Asked Deputy AG If He Was 'On My Team'

As CNN reports, Trump seemed to care more about the status of the ongoing special counsel investigation than he did about Nunes' requests. The reported comments are the latest example in a troubling pattern of Trump appearing to request loyalty...

Total reports major deepwater discovery in the Gulf of Mexico Total reports major deepwater discovery in the Gulf of Mexico

Chevron, operator of the Ballymore prospect with a 60-percent stake, and co-owner Total with 40 percent, are now drilling a sidetrack well to further assess the discovery and begin to define development options, the USA supermajor said.

Trump favors Russian Federation memo release, likely to come soon Trump favors Russian Federation memo release, likely to come soon

Trey Gowdy put together along with Republican committee staffers. The memo charges that the opposition research dossier on Trump and Russian Federation written by former British intelligence agent Christopher Steele was improperly used to secure a ...

Philadelphia police have new plan to stop Eagles fans from pole climbing Philadelphia police have new plan to stop Eagles fans from pole climbing

Richard Ross, the Philadelphia police commissioner, is keeping his plan secret. Workers applied shortening to light poles before the NFC Championship Game , but it failed to stop some fans from climbing after the Eagles' victory. Pornhub VP Co...

Slight chance of early snow for your Tuesday Slight chance of early snow for your Tuesday

Accumulating snow will combine with the strong winds to make travel hazardous due to slick roads and reduced visibility in areas of blowing snow. Pampreen said the system that is moving across the state has dumped 6.9 inches in Flint already.

Texas Rangers to probe alleged abuse of gymnasts at Karolyi Ranch Texas Rangers to probe alleged abuse of gymnasts at Karolyi Ranch

Abbott's request on Tuesday comes in the wake of doctor Larry Nassar's sentencing for abusing gymnasts under the guise of medical treatment. "Considering that criminal action has been implicated across multiple jurisdictions and states, it is ess...

Pakistan recommends five-month extension for Afghan refugees Pakistan recommends five-month extension for Afghan refugees

The Afghan president said he discussed the need for an end to terrorist sanctuaries in "our neighbourhood", an apparent reference to Pakistan, and said India had always been a "good friend of Afghans, sharing our pain and grief". Stanikzai and Barmak...

Scottish Finance Secretary Derek Mackay strikes Budget deal with Green party Scottish Finance Secretary Derek Mackay strikes Budget deal with Green party

The revised budget proposals were approved by 69 votes to 56 in the Scottish Parliament , and now move onto the next stage in the legislative process ahead of a final vote next month. "With all of this investment this Government is delivering the be...

Investigators continue to comb through apartment of alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur Investigators continue to comb through apartment of alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur

Bruce McArthur , a 66-year-old landscaper in Toronto, was charged with first-degree murder on January 18 for allegedly killing both Esen and Kinsman. McArthur has been charged with five counts of first-degree murder in connection with the deaths ...

Report issued on Hawaii false missile alert Report issued on Hawaii false missile alert

Vern Miyagi , who oversaw the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency before stepping down on Tuesday, said in an earlier news conference the worker who pressed the alert button "feels bad". Last week, the 63-year-old Clairmont announced plans to re...

CM slams call for separate state for Muslims CM slams call for separate state for Muslims

Pakistan was formed by 17 crore population. The deputy grand mufti alleged that Muslims live in a miserable condition, and are being killed and humiliated. "What happened to the Sacchar Committee report", asked Islam. On Jan 10, an eight-year-old...

Super blue blood moon captured over Vancouver Island Super blue blood moon captured over Vancouver Island

Skywatchers in the western USA had the best view of the eclipse. Today's full moon is special because it is the second such full moon in a month, and that's why it is called a blue moon . A lunar eclipse occurs when the sun, Earth and moon line up...

Multichoice is dropping ANN7 Multichoice is dropping ANN7

The news channel must be owned, managed, and run by a black South African company - free from any political or other interference, said MultiChoice . The non-profit civil action organisation has called on the new commission of inquiry into state c...

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