Ahead of polls, Congress could have done without the 'Chaiwala' controversy

With only a few weeks left for the Gujarat Assembly elections , getting making such controversial comments on Prime Minister Narendra Modi could cost the party heavily. The Congress leader's barb backfired and BJP under PM Modi registered a landsl... More..

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USA finally calls out Myanmar's ethnic cleansing
by | Thursday, November 23, 2017

USA finally calls out Myanmar's ethnic cleansing

Although the designation carries no legal obligations for the U.S.to act, Tillerson said those who perpetrated the atrocities "must be held accountable". "The Rohingya have suffered attacks and systematic viola...More..

Two Boeing 747 Jumbo Jets Auctioned in Taobao
by | Thursday, November 23, 2017

Two Boeing 747 Jumbo Jets Auctioned in Taobao

But it is the first time such a large plane has been sold on an e-commerce platform in China. After six failing for six attempts over the past two two years to sell three 747s from defunct carrier Jade Cargo ...More..

Union Minister Alphons refutes allegations of flight delay because of him
by | Thursday, November 23, 2017

Union Minister Alphons refutes allegations of flight delay because of him

The body is waiting otherwise it'll decay". While security considerations meant that no one - not even a Union minister - could help the woman, for once low cost carriers (LCC) did what they could to ensure she...More..

Kremlin comments on senator's detention in France
by | Thursday, November 23, 2017

Kremlin comments on senator's detention in France

The Russian foreign ministry has sent a note of protest to the French authorities arguing that as a high-ranking official Mr Kerimov has immunity from prosecution overseas, according to Konstantin Kosachyov, he...More..

Australian senator Skye Kakoschke-Moore quits over British citizenship
by | Thursday, November 23, 2017

Australian senator Skye Kakoschke-Moore quits over British citizenship

Kakoschke-Moore, of the centrist NXT party, had been born in Darwin, and although her mother had been born in Singapore, it was while Singapore was a British colony, and had been a British citizen. However in t...More..

Gujarat Assembly polls : Hardik Patel says Congress has accepted Patidar's demands
by | Thursday, November 23, 2017

Gujarat Assembly polls : Hardik Patel says Congress has accepted Patidar's demands

He further clarified that PAAS "never asked for any ticket" and also, there was no conflict within PAAS. "Congress has agreed to give Patidars reservations under section 31, and provisions of section 46", he ...More..

'Calculated Plan To Destroy Freedom Of Expression': Mamata Banerjee On Padmavati Row
by | Thursday, November 23, 2017

'Calculated Plan To Destroy Freedom Of Expression': Mamata Banerjee On Padmavati Row

Meanwhile, Amu, who is from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, says that Padmavati's trailer - which is now on air - has presented the Rajput queen in a bad light. It is shocking statements like these that ha...More..

Facebook to Show Users Which Russian Propaganda They Followed
by | Thursday, November 23, 2017

Facebook to Show Users Which Russian Propaganda They Followed

The company said Wednesday it will launch a portal to let people see which accounts of the Internet Research Agency they followed between January 2015 and August 2017. Representatives from Facebook along with...More..

Warm temperatures and clear skies forecast for Thanksgiving Day
by | Thursday, November 23, 2017

Warm temperatures and clear skies forecast for Thanksgiving Day

A few flurries in our northwestern counties Sunday morning with highs in the mid-40s and breezy conditions, wind chills in the mid-to-upper-30s. Southwesterly winds warm us to the low-50s for Friday with su...More..

Hafiz Saeed released from house arrest
by | Thursday, November 23, 2017

Hafiz Saeed released from house arrest

Washington has offered a $10 million reward for information leading to Saeed's arrest and conviction. Responding to a question, the State Department was quick to express its displeasure over the potential rel...More..

Mueller Examines Kushner's Role In Israel Talks
by | Thursday, November 23, 2017

Mueller Examines Kushner's Role In Israel Talks

Mueller's investigators are also looking into Kushner's role in setting up meetings and communication with foreign leaders during Trump's transition, according to the Journal . The firing, reportedly recomme...More..

MHP Troopers Are Gearing Up To Hit The Roads For Holiday Travel
by | Thursday, November 23, 2017

MHP Troopers Are Gearing Up To Hit The Roads For Holiday Travel

AAA says more than 50 million Americans will travel out of town for the first weekend of the holiday season. If you know that you will be consuming alcohol, be responsible and designate a sober driver before ...More..

North Korea on U.S. terror blacklist
by | Thursday, November 23, 2017

North Korea on U.S. terror blacklist

But he said that the North's "deterrence will be further strengthened" - and that the country "must continue to keep the treasured nuclear sword in our hands more tightly" - as long as Washington continued wi...More..

US Navy Aircraft Crashes In Pacific Ocean
by | Thursday, November 23, 2017

US Navy Aircraft Crashes In Pacific Ocean

The carrier is conducting search and rescue operations, the Seventh Fleet said in it's statement. The incident occurred around 2.45pm local time (00:45am EST) and recovery is underway. The 7th Fleet has been ...More..

Lawyer: Unlikely Conyers unaware of settlement
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Lawyer: Unlikely Conyers unaware of settlement

U.S. Rep. John Conyers Jr., the Detroit Democrat, on Monday became the latest lawmaker on Capitol Hill facing accusations of sexual misconduct, with a report by that he settled a wrongful dismissal complaint wi...More..

At Roy Moore Event, Religious Allies Praise Candidate's Anti-LGBT Record
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

At Roy Moore Event, Religious Allies Praise Candidate's Anti-LGBT Record

Look, he denies it", Trump said of Moore. The president spoke to reporters at the White House before leaving for a Thanksgiving break at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida. "You're asking me to be...More..

Scientists expect major 'uptick' in earthquakes for 2018. Here's why
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Scientists expect major 'uptick' in earthquakes for 2018. Here's why

During these periods, the researchers say that major earthquakes - that is, quakes that register a magnitude of 7 or greater - happen with much greater frequency. The change in the speed of the Earth's rotation...More..

Alleged driver arrested in attempted traffic stop before officer shooting
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Alleged driver arrested in attempted traffic stop before officer shooting

The manhunt for a suspect accused of killing a Pennsylvania police officer is over. Surveillance video showed that Holt turned on the officer in a church parking lot and shot at least six times, hitting Shaw mu...More..

Campbell Soup Company (CPB) Issues FY18 Earnings Guidance
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Campbell Soup Company (CPB) Issues FY18 Earnings Guidance

Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB ) received a Buy rating from 1 analysts. The stock exchanged hands with 3,114,878 numbers of shares compared to its average daily volume of 2.76M shares. The stock's price to...More..

U.S. state of Nebraska clears path for Keystone XL pipeline
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

U.S. state of Nebraska clears path for Keystone XL pipeline

Instead, the commission suggested a different route - one that's east of TransCanada's preferred path. It would carry oil from Canada through Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska to meet the existing Keystone pip...More..

Report of 'extremely high' radioactive pollution suggests nuclear cloud came from Russian Federation
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Report of 'extremely high' radioactive pollution suggests nuclear cloud came from Russian Federation

In October, Rosatom , Russia's nuclear corporation, said that "in samples tested from September 25 to October 7, including in the southern Urals, no trace of ruthenium-106 was found, except in St Petersburg"...More..

Christmas Tree Shortage Could Mean Fewer Choices, Higher Prices
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Christmas Tree Shortage Could Mean Fewer Choices, Higher Prices

Now that the economy has bounced back and more people plan to buy Christmas trees again, we're left with a high demand for trees, and a low supply - meaning tree prices are expected to go up. However, many in...More..

Federal judge blocks ban on sex reassignment surgeries for service members
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Federal judge blocks ban on sex reassignment surgeries for service members

Through an August 25 presidential memorandum, the president also sought to stop federal resources from funding sex-reassignment surgical procedures for military personnel other than what was necessary to protec...More..

Additional remains found of U.S. soldier killed in Niger
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Additional remains found of U.S. soldier killed in Niger

La-David Johnson's death. The Armed Forces Medical Examiner positively identified the additional remains as those of Johnson, and family members were notified. CBS News and The Washington Post have reporte...More..

Iranian Behzad Mesri charged in HBO hack, 'Game of Thrones' script theft
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Iranian Behzad Mesri charged in HBO hack, 'Game of Thrones' script theft

Kim. Mesri is accused of stealing unaired episodes of the shows " Ballers ", "Barry", " Room 104 ", " Curb Your Enthusiasm ", and "The Deuce"; scripts and plot summaries of unaired episodes of "Game of Thron...More..

Justice Dept. investigating Harvard over affirmative action policies
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Justice Dept. investigating Harvard over affirmative action policies

Attorneys for Harvard in an October 6 letter to the Justice Department seen by Reuters questioned the timing of the probe. In a statement to BBC News, the group said that the DoJ's reported formal investi...More..

USA airman killed in Texas plane crash
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

USA airman killed in Texas plane crash

The crash occurred in Del Rio and the plane was from nearby Laughlin Air Force Base . The two-seat, T-38 Talon jet crashed about 4 p.m. Monday, roughly 14 miles northwest of the air base near US 90 in Del R...More..

'Do not panic': Bali's Mount Agung begins erupting
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

'Do not panic': Bali's Mount Agung begins erupting

A volcano on the Indonesian resort island of Bali erupted on Tuesday (Nov 21), the country's disaster mitigation agency said. People are being warned to stay out of an exclusion zone that extends more than se...More..

Nigeria police say at least 20 killed in mosque bombing
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Nigeria police say at least 20 killed in mosque bombing

The government and military have said numerous times since 2015 that Boko Haram's eight-year insurgency is nearly defeated but the group continues to attack civilian and military targets. "The group has used ch...More..