Thursday November 15-th, 2018

Moderate polling in Tripura Assembly elections Moderate polling in Tripura Assembly elections

Polling in the Tripura assembly election began on a peaceful note at 7 am on Sunday amid massive security arrangements. Former Assam chief minister and Congress leader Tarun Gogoi also accused BJP of making "broken promises " to the state.

Trump visits emergency workers who responded to school shooting Trump visits emergency workers who responded to school shooting

Emotions were running high as a crowd of thousands gathered some 40 kilometres from the scene of the deadly school shooting in Parkland , Florida. Trump on Thursday addressed the nation, saying he plans to visit the Florida high school where the ...

President Buhari Congratulates New South African President Ramaphosa President Buhari Congratulates New South African President Ramaphosa

Brown added that corruption within state-owned enterprises (SOE's) further pulled our economy down. Ramaphosa pledged "certainty and consistency" in his policy positions, a contrast to Zuma , who was frequently criticized for unpredictable changes...

Zimbabwe president sees deceased opposition leader's family Zimbabwe president sees deceased opposition leader's family

Before being forced into a power-sharing deal with Zanu-PF as a prime minister, Tsvangirai was beaten up by police, his rallies were banned and he was charged with treason and jailed. Zimbabwean opposition and Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) lea...

Quiz: Why we celebrate Presidents Day Quiz: Why we celebrate Presidents Day

We here in the United States love a good holiday - but what is the true significance behind Presidents' Day? Day, signed into law in 1983, would be the second. Veterans' Day later returned to its original November 11th date as a result of widespread...

George Christensen refuses to apologise over 'joke' Facebook gun photo George Christensen refuses to apologise over 'joke' Facebook gun photo

The Greens party said the conservative MP's post was "disgraceful", noting it came in the same week that 17 people died in a United States school shooting. "I reckon the abusers are ultimately cowards but I've gone to the police just to be sure", Mr ...

Nice Sunday, excessive rain possible this week Nice Sunday, excessive rain possible this week

Highs Wednesday will be even warmer. While the light rain and mist should dry out toward afternoon, the clouds will hang tough and hold high temperatures in the upper 50s to around 60 degrees. By Tuesday we will have highs in the 70s - over 30 ...

Husband of slain MP Jo steps down Husband of slain MP Jo steps down

Mr Cox has apologised for the "hurt and offence" he caused to female colleagues after admitting that he "made mistakes" at the charity. The Mail on Sunday reports that in the year before his wife was fatally shot and stabbed by a far-right terro...

Monster under our roof: Foster couple on Florida shooting gunman

In an interview with the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Kimberly, a neonatal intensive care nurse, said she allowed the teen to live with her family because he didn't have anywhere else to go after his mother died of the flu last November .

US, China reportedly scuffled over nuclear 'football' in Beijing US, China reportedly scuffled over nuclear 'football' in Beijing

But when the U.S. military aide carrying the football tried to enter the Great Hall, Chinese security officials are said to have stopped him. Kelly ran out and told the USA officials to disregard the Chinese security detail and to "keep moving in", a...

Syrian army to help Kurdish forces repel Turkish offensive in Afrin Syrian army to help Kurdish forces repel Turkish offensive in Afrin

Badran Jia Kurd, an advisor to the Kurdish-led administration in northern Syria, told Reuters Syrian army troops would deploy along some border positions in the Afrin region. "We can cooperate with any side that lends us a helping hand in light of ...

Canada PM Justin Trudeau to visit Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat today Canada PM Justin Trudeau to visit Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat today

Trudeau is also scheduled to meet top business leaders in Mumbai and visit key monuments, including the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad, Golden Temple in Amritsar and the Jama Masjid in New Delhi . Both Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan and Infrastructur...

Marc Thiessen: Despite the Olympic glow, North Korea remains in darkness Marc Thiessen: Despite the Olympic glow, North Korea remains in darkness

The South Korean president used the Lunar New Year's celebrations to keep the momentum going. "We believe that the dialogue between the two Koreas will lead to dialogue between the United States and North Korea and eventually denuclearization dia...

Modi visits Parrikar in Mumbai hospital Modi visits Parrikar in Mumbai hospital

Speaking to Herald, Lobo said that even though he believes it is mild pancreatitis, the Chief Minister needs rest and should not strain himself. Medical experts are taking good care of him. PM Modi , who was in Mumbai to inaugurate the Global In...

10 things New Zealanders should know about ex-Tropical Cyclone Gita 10 things New Zealanders should know about ex-Tropical Cyclone Gita

The forecast for Dunedin and Central Otago was for periods of rain on Wednesday, from the storm's cloud sheets. It is unlikely the snow will warrant a widespread snow warning, but it may still affect some of the alpine roads in Canterbury.

Man and daughter die in French Alps avalanche Man and daughter die in French Alps avalanche

Two hikers were swept away by an avalanche in Switzerland. Two skiers who were caught in an avalanche in Switzerland near the border with France have been rescued with only minor injuries, police in the canton of Valais said on Sunday, Reuters repo...

Ex-Trump aide to plead guilty Ex-Trump aide to plead guilty

Last week, CNN said that a plea deal was being finalized between Mueller's prosecutors and Gates, and that deal is apparently now set, according to the Times' sources. Michael Flynn, the retired lieutenant general who campaigned for Trump and was...

Imran Khan ties the knot for a third time Imran Khan ties the knot for a third time

Believed to be in her 40s, Bushra belongs to the Wattoo clan and is a Pir (spiritual guide) based in Punjab. "To set the record straight, Mr Khan proposed marriage to Ms Bushra Maneka; but Ms Maneka asked for time to make a final decision after c...

Brandi Glanville Asks Omarosa Manigault If She Slept With President Donald Trump Brandi Glanville Asks Omarosa Manigault If She Slept With President Donald Trump

When Glanville was asked to clarify who she was referring to, she answered, " Trump ". Manigault Newman described working for the "Ready for Hillary" organization, which eventually became "Hillary for America". Omarosa revealed that "there's s...

Latvia corruption agency searches c.bank governor's home, office Latvia corruption agency searches c.bank governor's home, office

Rimsevics left the KNAB offices with attorney Saulvedis Varpins and several KNAB officials. Earlier on Sunday, Deputy Prime Minister Arvils Aseradens called for the policy maker to consider suspending his activities as the head of the country's mon...

Israeli forces injure 40 Palestinians on massacre anniversary Israeli forces injure 40 Palestinians on massacre anniversary

An Omani minister made a rare visit by an Arab official to a Jerusalem holy site on Thursday after holding talks with Palestinian leaders in the occupied West Bank . The army also attacked many Palestinian reporters, and tried to remove them fro...

Winter Weather Advisory Issued As Snow Is Expected To Cover Region Winter Weather Advisory Issued As Snow Is Expected To Cover Region

Monday will then be in the low 60s! Light and variable wind. It will remain in effect until at least 7 am Sunday , February 18. Northwest of D.C., as usual, is where models favor more of a snow event and therefore the highest snowfall totals - ...

Federal Bureau of Investigation says protocols 'not followed' for tip about Florida school shooting suspect Federal Bureau of Investigation says protocols 'not followed' for tip about Florida school shooting suspect

The FBI says a person close to the confessed shooter contacted the bureau on January 5 to report concerns about him, including his gun ownership and "desire to kill people". Since Cruz wasn't a convicted felon, he was legally able to buy an A...

Powerful 7.2 magnitude quake rocks Mexico City… again Powerful 7.2 magnitude quake rocks Mexico City… again

The Oaxaca state prosecutor's office said in a statement that five women, four men and three children were killed at the crash site and another person died later at the hospital. Several people reported minor injuries in Oaxaca and power was temporar...

Groves Eubank Who Wins? David Haye Gives His Thoughts Groves Eubank Who Wins? David Haye Gives His Thoughts

Chris Eubank Jr says his world title fight against WBA super-middleweight champion George Groves will enable him to come out of his father's shadow and stamp his mark on the sport. Legitimately, there's only one thing he can do and that's get fit...

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