Thursday April 19-th, 2018

MP scribe who exposed mafia run over by truck MP scribe who exposed mafia run over by truck

An audio conversation of the officer in question was aired by his channel after which the officer was transferred, said sources. Sharma has conducted sting operations on police officers exposing their links with mafia. He had asked for police protect...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Pushes for Hemp Legalization Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Pushes for Hemp Legalization

And yet it's useful in a number of products, including textiles, food, and oils. In the past, McConnell has helped create new federal and state legal permissions for hemp, as well as helped shepherd hemp into the 2014 farm bill . Through the pilo...

ICE deports Army veteran who came to country legally, served in Afghanistan ICE deports Army veteran who came to country legally, served in Afghanistan

Upon learning of the imminent deportation of fellow combat Veteran Miguel Perez Jr., U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) requested an urgent update on the removal proceedings and asked U.S. Perez was arrested in 2010 after he was caught in Cook Cou...

Forecast Calls Heavy Rain Possible

Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1 p.m. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. The front edge of a slow-moving cold front will bring a 70 percent chance of rain during the day Wednesday , with the probability of rain risin...

EU's Tusk says Erdogan talks gave no agreement on issues of concern EU's Tusk says Erdogan talks gave no agreement on issues of concern

A Yezidi (Ezidi) Member of the Iraqi Parliament has warned the United Nations that the situation in Sinjar (Shingal) remains unstable for thousands of families in the area as Turkey threatened to carry out military operations in northern Iraq.

Michael Buble, Luisana Lopilato expecting third child Michael Buble, Luisana Lopilato expecting third child

The new baby will be a third child for the 42-year-old singer and his wife, who also have four-year-old Noah and two-year-old Elias. "My wife and I are pregnant with our number three!" Luisana, 30, looked stunning in a plunging black gown which cle...

Syrian forces in full control of Eastern Ghouta after rebels' evacuation Syrian forces in full control of Eastern Ghouta after rebels' evacuation

A third convoy of vehicles carrying civilians and opposition fighters from the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta arrived in Hama province in west-central Syria on Sunday. Rebel fighters with the Jaish al-Islam group in the Syrian town of Douma, nea...

Americans Rate China, US as Leading Economic Powers Americans Rate China, US as Leading Economic Powers

The announcement is the first in a string of USA trade restrictions to be aimed squarely at China. China said it doesn't fear a trade war with the U.S. Bolton's approach to North Korea appears to be everything China has warned against, includ...

Cambridge Analytica claims audit will confirm it deleted Facebook data

The contract broadly describes the services to be delivered by Cambridge as "behavioral microtargeting with psychographic messaging". " Cambridge Analytica conducted data research for one of the leading Brexit campaign groups and then misled the...

Pulse nightclub shooter's dad was FBI informant; lawyers ask for mistrial Pulse nightclub shooter's dad was FBI informant; lawyers ask for mistrial

According to the newly filed motion, Seddique Mateen acted as an informant at various points in time between January 2005 and June 2016. The dates of the money transfers were between March 16, 2016 and June 5, 2016, according to the email.

Exits blocked in fatal Russian mall fire Exits blocked in fatal Russian mall fire

As the new death toll was announced, a source in the local rescue services said 69 people including 40 children were reported missing, the RIA Novosti agency reported, while the Investigative Committee said it was "verifying information that 35 p...

Catalonia: 101 wounded in clashes over Puigdemont's arrest Catalonia: 101 wounded in clashes over Puigdemont's arrest

The arrest follows a Spanish Supreme Court decision Friday to charge 13 Catalan separatist leaders with rebellion and other crimes for their attempt to declare independence from Spain previous year. Puigdemont and other exiled Catalan leaders have ...

Supreme Court seeks Centre's response on plea challenging polygamy, nikah halala practice Supreme Court seeks Centre's response on plea challenging polygamy, nikah halala practice

Nikah mutah and nikah misyar, the petitioners told the Supreme Court , are "temporary" marriages for "pleasure". A three-judge bench led by Chief Justice Dipak Misra made the decision on a petition filed by a Muslim woman, who alleged she was su...

Police question Israeli PM Netanyahu in telecoms case Police question Israeli PM Netanyahu in telecoms case

He could for the first time face questions over information provided to police by Nir Hefetz, a longtime Netanyahu ally who has turned state witness. Israeli Channel 2 TV reported that Netanyahu's wife, Sara, and son Yair are also being questioned,...

Jacob Zuma to face charges over $2.5bn arms deal scam Jacob Zuma to face charges over $2.5bn arms deal scam

City Press reported on Sunday that the Hawks were investigating an alleged R1-million bribe paid to Zuma by the same dealer. Earlier this month, prosecutors announced they were reinstating charges that were thrown out almost a decade ago in a cont...

New quake hits Papua New Guinea New quake hits Papua New Guinea

There are no reports about victims or damages caused by the quake. A handout photo made available by the US Geological Survey shows a shakemap of a 6.3-magnitude quake that struck Papua New Guinea today. Officials at the Pacific Tsunami Warning Ce...

European states announce coordinated expulsion of Russian diplomats over Skripal case European states announce coordinated expulsion of Russian diplomats over Skripal case

Fourteen EU countries, plus Ukraine and Canada also expelled Russian diplomats. "To the Russian government, we say, when you attack our friend you will face serious consequences", said a senior administration official . The UK announced it was e...

High-ranking North Korean official said to be visiting China High-ranking North Korean official said to be visiting China

Beijing has traditionally been the closest allyof secretive and isolated North Korea . Two sources in northeastern China also told Reuters that a North Korean visitor had crossed into Dandong by train. With Xi's assurances, North Korea may feel mo...

A lot of rain plus severe weather chances A lot of rain plus severe weather chances

The big weather story is the storms this morning and several other chances for rain in the next week but with uncertainty so we'll be fine tuning the forecast as the week progresses. Temperatures are expected to be in the upper 40s on Sunday and clim...

Pennsylvania Republican Ryan Costello will not seek re-election Pennsylvania Republican Ryan Costello will not seek re-election

Patrick Meehan, R-Penn., has already announced plans to retire. The decision was first reported by City & State Pennsylvania, shocking Republicans who viewed the 41-year old Costello as a rising star. In that race, Republican Rick Saccone conceded hi...

Students should learn CPR, not seek gun laws, Santorum says Students should learn CPR, not seek gun laws, Santorum says

Santorum's remarks come just one day after Saturday's March for Our Lives , a massive national day of action that saw protesters young and old take to the streets demanding stricter gun laws. "Is this really all about politics, or is this about ke...

Malaysia seeks 10 year-jail terms for 'fake news' Malaysia seeks 10 year-jail terms for 'fake news'

Malaysia's government has suggested new law in efforts to fight "fake news", as attackers would be sentenced for 10 years in jail. There are also provisions, proposed in the Bill, on the power of the Court to make an order to remove any publication...

Police seek to hold woman who slapped prosecutor in Palestinian teen's trial Police seek to hold woman who slapped prosecutor in Palestinian teen's trial

On Wednesday, she was sentenced to eight months in prison for slapping two Israeli soldiers. Ahed's cousin, Noor Tamimi, was fined 2,000 shekels (around US$500). She has since turned 17. "There is no justice under the occupation and this court is...

United States urged to 'pull back from brink' over trade war United States urged to 'pull back from brink' over trade war

Other business leaders at the event included IBM's chairperson Virginia Rometty, chief executive Patrick Pouyanne of French oil giant Total SA, Bank of China chairperson Chen Siqing and chief executive Ulf Mark Schneider of Nestlé SA. The president i...

Sensex up 470 points, Nifty above 10100 on support by bank shares Sensex up 470 points, Nifty above 10100 on support by bank shares

The losers were Wipro by 3.87 pc to Rs 274.15, Adani Ports by 1.71 pc to Rs 355.50, Tata Motors by 1.60 pc to Rs 325.80 and Bajaj Auto by 1.54 pc to Rs 2746.75. The stock market will take cues from overseas trends amid growing concerns of a global tr...

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