Saturday May 26-th, 2018

Driver shows Simpson's license and Twitter can not get over the 'D'oh!' moment Driver shows Simpson's license and Twitter can not get over the 'D'oh!' moment

The driver's auto was taken away by police. Police in southern England had an interesting run-in recently with someone who handed them a driver's licence that featured the identity of Homer Simpson . "This is absolutely ridiculous: this Simpson ...

Akshay Kumar is not an Indian citizen, says MNS chief Akshay Kumar is not an Indian citizen, says MNS chief

Maharashtra Navanirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray mounted a scathing attack on the Narendra Modi government yesterday by pleading all opposition parties to unite so that the Prime Minister's BJP government can be ousted from power in next year's ...

Yogi Adityanath Holds Meeting Of Ministers; Discusses Welfare Schemes Yogi Adityanath Holds Meeting Of Ministers; Discusses Welfare Schemes

SBSP chief Om Prakash Rajbhar even warned that if the BJP did not reach out to his party, his MLAs may skip voting in the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls. "The party has taken it (the bypoll outcome) seriously and will minutely analyse the results of th...

Aarushi Talwar Case: Supreme Court Admits Plea Challenging Parents' Acquittal Aarushi Talwar Case: Supreme Court Admits Plea Challenging Parents' Acquittal

The Talwars had walked out of Ghaziabad's Dasna prison in October 2017 after the Allahabad High Court cancelled the life sentence handed out to them by a lower court in 2013. In October previous year, Rajesh and Nupur Talwar were released from t...

Federal judges reject Republican challenge to Pennsylvania district maps Federal judges reject Republican challenge to Pennsylvania district maps

The court ruled in January the current districts violated the state's constitution. The state court then imposed the new map , drawn with the help of an outside expert, after the Republican-controlled legislature and Democratic governor couldn't...

Diplomats Ordered Not to Tweet About Rex Tillerson's Firing Diplomats Ordered Not to Tweet About Rex Tillerson's Firing

Last time we talked with The Atlantic's Yoni Appelbaum in July, it looked like Rex Tillerson was about to resign. Although Pompeo was backed by two-thirds of the Senate early past year when Trump nominated him to be Central Intelligence Ag...

Putin basks in biggest election victory Putin basks in biggest election victory

For some observers, the real question for Putin is whether he can now use his mandate to push for some program of economic reform. Voting will run until polls close at the westernmost point of Russian Federation, the Kaliningrad region on the Bal...

'Dog-in' protest at LaGuardia following death of dog on United flight 'Dog-in' protest at LaGuardia following death of dog on United flight

There's now new legislation to create a pet passenger bill of rights. " Outlander " actor Graham McTavish has accused a United Airlines crew of joking about dogs in overhead bins less than a week after the death of puppy on a United flight.

Vladimir Putin Eyes Fourth Term As Russians Go To Polls Vladimir Putin Eyes Fourth Term As Russians Go To Polls

About 107 million Russians are eligible to cast ballots and turnout was almost 60 percent an hour before polls closed in Moscow at 1700 GMT, according to figures displayed in the central electoral commission information centre. "Our elections have ...

'Sex in the City' star Cynthia Nixon running for NY governor 'Sex in the City' star Cynthia Nixon running for NY governor

Ms Nixon has long championed access to quality education in NY. "I cant think of anyone who's more prepared, more caring, more educated on the issues and more READY than @cynthiaenixon ", he wrote. Democrats, she said, had grown increasingly frust...

Jared Kushner's Company Reportedly Filed False Documents with NYC

This time around, the company formerly run by Jared Kushner prior to his stint at the White House as senior adviser to President Donald Trump, falsified documents to turn a profit of more than 50 percent on rent-regulated apartment buildings in t...

Singer Daler Mehndi convicted Singer Daler Mehndi convicted

Pleading innocence, Daler told the media on Friday: "I have been granted bail". Though police had seized documents in 2006, including a list of the victims who had paid the alleged " passage money " to the brothers, after raiding the offices of Meh...

US trade groups warn against tariffs on China US trade groups warn against tariffs on China

Washington could impose more than $60 billion in tariffs on goods ranging from electronics to apparel, footwear and toys. "Applying any additional broad-based tariff as part of a Section 301 action would worsen this inequity and punish American work...

Target Modi! KCR to meet Didi Target Modi! KCR to meet Didi

He had recently said a non-Congress and non-BJP front should be formed in the country. Will it do any wonders? He said the process for creation of a federal front has begun and he would now talk to like-minded parties. No party should be so proud...

Mohmand Agency polio workers attacked Mohmand Agency polio workers attacked

Sher Muhammad, Aftab Ahmed, Wasif, Muhammad Sadiq and driver went missing after the attack on the team. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra took notice of the incident, seeking a report from the political administration of Mohmand Agency...

John Oliver spoofs Pence picture book about 'Marlon Bundo' the bunny John Oliver spoofs Pence picture book about 'Marlon Bundo' the bunny

Oliver then noted that the Veep family is releasing a children's book on Monday about their rabbit Marlon Bundo , titled, Marlon Bundo's Day in the Life of the Vice President . But that's not the only book about Marlon Bundo to go on sale this week...

Spy poisoning: Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats Spy poisoning: Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats

The closure of the British Council's Moscow office will sever cultural ties, while that of the consulate- general in St Petersburg will end Britain's diplomatic presence in Russia's second city. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said earlie...

Australia's Liberals win state election in blow for renewables lobby Australia's Liberals win state election in blow for renewables lobby

Defeated Labor premier Jay Weatherill conceded defeat just before 10pm on Saturday night, and announced he will resign as the state's Labor leader following the loss. With Putin's victory amounting to a virtual recoronation, and Labor's return in Bat...

In a tit-for-tat move, Russia expels 23 UK diplomats In a tit-for-tat move, Russia expels 23 UK diplomats

Britain this week ordered 23 Russian diplomats to leave but Russia claims Britain has presented no evidence to back its allegations. The Russian Foreign Ministry also said in a statement that it is ordering the closure of the British Council, a...

Russian Observers Charge Fraud in Putin's Landslide Re-Election Russian Observers Charge Fraud in Putin's Landslide Re-Election

At odds with the West over Syria, Ukraine, allegations of Russian election meddling and cyberattacks and the poisoning in Britain of a former Russian spy and his daughter, relations between Moscow and the West are at a post Cold War low.

Finally, Geelani passes on Tehreek baton to lifelong aide Sehrai Finally, Geelani passes on Tehreek baton to lifelong aide Sehrai

The replacement is seen as a major development and it would also rest all speculations that who would lead separatist movement after aged Geelani. He has been held accountable on many occasion by former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdulla...

Party quits Modi's coalition in blow ahead of polls Party quits Modi's coalition in blow ahead of polls

Gorakhpur seat is critical for the BJP because it has been held by the party since 1991 and Adityanath himself has been a five-time MP from the constituency . Congress might look like a David compared to BJP's Goliath, but it does have one card ...

Facebook faces investigation into alleged data breach by Trump consulting firm Facebook faces investigation into alleged data breach by Trump consulting firm

Nix testified before the parliamentary committee on February 27 that Cambridge Analytica carried out advertising campaigns and conducted opt-in surveys on Facebook to collect data on users' political attitudes on behalf of its campaign clients.

Yi Gang named head of People's Bank of China Yi Gang named head of People's Bank of China

Mr Yi Gang , a vice central bank governor, was nominated to become the head of the People's Bank of China, while Mr Liu Kun was nominated to be the new finance minister. The Rocket Force was one of the three new divisions set up by Xi in 2015 as par...

United Kingdom should consider postponing Brexit, British lawmakers suggest United Kingdom should consider postponing Brexit, British lawmakers suggest

As well as calling for the government to consider whether a limited extension to the Article 50 period is needed, the committee said citizens' rights and the Northern Ireland border are part of a wide range of separation issues that will dominate t...

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