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Vote for BJP to develop Karnataka faster, says Adityanath Vote for BJP to develop Karnataka faster, says Adityanath
- January 08, 2018

Reacting to Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's suggestions on eradicating poverty and farmers' suicides today on Twitter , Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath responded in kind late on Sunday night. His tweet said, "Thank you for the welcome @siddaramaiah ji". "The Congress has been using the state as an ATM for years". While addressing the rally, BJP leader Adityanath accused Siddaramaiah of intermixing religion and politics and following the footsteps of Congress ... (more...)
Dick Vitale turns on ESPN for LaVar Ball coverage
- January 08, 2018

During the meeting they asked for a more positive tone from LaVar Ball . In an interview with ESPN.com's Jeff Goodman, Ball expressed some issues with Walton, including his age, his control of the team and the idea of him coaching either LeBron James or Paul George should either made a decision to come to the Lakers this offseason. (more...)
Hold on! Trump makes everyone wait on 'Fake News Awards' Hold on! Trump makes everyone wait on 'Fake News Awards'
- January 08, 2018

Trump frequently rails on the media and accuses reporters and networks of being "fake news". In a tweet, Donald Trump stated, "I will be announcing THE MOST DISHONEST & CORRUPT MEDIA AWARDS OF THE YEAR on Monday at 5:00 o'clock". Well, Trump has now announced a schedule change. And beyond that, I think we'll have to see what happens on Monday'. The book raised questions about Trump's mental fitness, and in former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon said he thought the 2016 ... (more...)
Trump complains about 'Fake Book,' likens himself to Reagan Trump complains about 'Fake Book,' likens himself to Reagan
- January 08, 2018

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly told reporters at Camp David that he had not been aware of Trump's morning tweets. Trump said he had gone from being a successful businessman to TV star to president of the US. Journalist Michael Wolff's bombshell new Fire and Fury explained how Donald Trump , his campaign, and even his wife , did not expect to win the 2016 presidential election. (more...)
Sydney swelters in second hottest day ever recorded Sydney swelters in second hottest day ever recorded
- January 08, 2018

At first, Australia's Bureau of Meteorology thought it was the hottest day in Sydney's history, but later found a 47.8-degree day in 1939. At the SCG, where day four of the fifth Test is now being played, another record has likely been broken. (more...)
PTI rubbishes reports of Imran Khan's third marriage PTI rubbishes reports of Imran Khan's third marriage
- January 07, 2018

However, some PTI leaders in their individual capacity either rejected the news or termed it a purely "private matter". PTI spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry had earlier said the party will issue an important press statement today on the reports of party chief Imran Khan's third marriage. (more...)
GOP Comes Out Ahead In Toss-Up Virginia Election GOP Comes Out Ahead In Toss-Up Virginia Election
- January 07, 2018

Democrat Shelly Simonds, who sat next to her family and watched as James Alcorn, the Chairman of the Board of Elections, announced her opponent's name to a packed room inside the Patrick Henry Room in Richmond's Capitol Square, did not concede in the aftermath of the drawing, leaving open the possibility of an additional recount. (more...)
Trump on Twitter (Jan 4) - Dow, North Korea, Voter Identification Trump on Twitter (Jan 4) - Dow, North Korea, Voter Identification
- January 07, 2018

The White House blamed the disbanding of the commission on individual states which refused to share voter data with his commission, saying, "Rather than engage in endless legal battles at taxpayer expense, today President Donald J. The Senate Democratic leader, Chuck Schumer of NY, said in a statement that "the commission never had anything to do with election integrity". Culliton-González and other activists credit legal challenges and fierce opposition from voting rights and civil rights ... (more...)
Border inspections of electronic devices hits record high Border inspections of electronic devices hits record high
- January 07, 2018

A new written policy outlining procedures for searching and seizing electronic devices at the border makes clear that agents can only examine information stored on the device, not additional data in "the cloud" that can be accessed. Electronic device border searches have always been a controversial issue, one that has at times resulted in things like a NASA employee being forced to expose highly sensitive government data. (more...)
US Firm to Resume Search for Missing Malaysian Flight US Firm to Resume Search for Missing Malaysian Flight
- January 07, 2018

Malaysia's government said Saturday that it has approved a new attempt by a private company to find the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, almost four years after its disappearance sparked one of aviation's biggest mysteries. But a report from the Australian Transport Safety Board released later in the year pointed to a new search area where the plane could be found. But Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said that an agreement had now been made with the USA firm, adding ... (more...)
Massive fire breaks out at Cinevista studio in Mumbai Massive fire breaks out at Cinevista studio in Mumbai
- January 07, 2018

The fire is indeed a matter of concern as it is the fifth such incident in just 10 days. No person was reported injured. According to reports, shooting of two television serials was going on at the studio which is located along the Central Railway line. (more...)
TN Bus Strike Enters Day 4; Temporary Drivers And Conductors Deployed TN Bus Strike Enters Day 4; Temporary Drivers And Conductors Deployed
- January 07, 2018

If the government takes action, the employees must face it. "I appeal to employees to come back for duty, honorable court has also asked them to come back", Vijayabhaskar said addressing media at Karur. Further, seven unions joined the strike on Friday, taking the number to 17, he told reporters. The strike began on Thursday after the talks on wage revision and clearance of pending dues with Transport Minister MR Vijayabhaskar failed. (more...)
Winter session of parliament ends, House fails Muslim women Winter session of parliament ends, House fails Muslim women
- January 07, 2018

Charging the BJP government at the Centre of misleading people on the Triple Talaq Bill, the Congress on Friday alleged that the ruling party did not want to pass the Bill but only use it for propaganda against the Opposition. Blaming Congress for not following parliamentary procedures, Jaitley said the whole country "is watching that in the other House you supported the Bill and here you are trying to derail it". (more...)
SBI likely to reduce minimum balance requirement for savings accounts SBI likely to reduce minimum balance requirement for savings accounts
- January 06, 2018

SBI on Friday said it is looking at revising minimum balance amount and penalty charges in the wake of all-round criticism for raking in a windfall profit of over Rs 1,771 crore from customers in penalty for non-maintenance of monthly average balances in their savings accounts. (more...)
Powerball set to roll for $550 million Powerball set to roll for $550 million
- January 06, 2018

Follow the drawing, MLive will publish an update in the morning that includes whether or not anyone won the jackpot. This weekend you'll have not one but two chances at being a big victor in the upcoming lottery drawings. The jackpot for the twice-weekly drawing starts at $40 million and grows if the grand prize isn't claimed. No one has hit the Mega Millions jackpot since October 13, 2017, while Powerball has not had a jackpot victor since October 25. (more...)
It is very cold in jail, Lalu tells judge It is very cold in jail, Lalu tells judge
- January 06, 2018

ANI reported that the quantum of sentence was not announced today due to the death of advocate Vindeshwari Prasad. Lalu Yadav told the court in his characteristic style that he too was a trained lawyer, registered to practice in the high court and Supreme Court. (more...)
Hillary Clinton faces fresh investigations amid renewed corruption claims Hillary Clinton faces fresh investigations amid renewed corruption claims
- January 06, 2018

What will inquiry focus on? But while the Clinton Foundation investigation was effectively stopped in 2016 , that stoppage at the time was described by people familiar with the matter as temporary because Justice Department officials were concerned that if details of the probe were to become public, it would appear that investigators were trying to hurt Clinton's chances in the election. (more...)
Senators Refer Dossier Author to DOJ in Criminal Referral Senators Refer Dossier Author to DOJ in Criminal Referral
- January 06, 2018

Chuck Grassley and Lindsey Graham are trying to get the FBI to investigate Christopher Steele, the guy who put together the Trump "dossier". Congressional panels, including the Senate Intelligence Committee, set out to investigate US intelligence agency allegations that Russian Federation conducted a campaign of hacking and disinformation to undermine USA democracy in the election, but some of the bipartisanship has eroded. (more...)
Taiwanese Fishing Company Found Selling Oil To North Korea, Local Prosecutors Say Taiwanese Fishing Company Found Selling Oil To North Korea, Local Prosecutors Say
- January 06, 2018

This picture taken on Dec. 21, 2017 and released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on December 22, 2017, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delivering his speech during the opening of the 5th Conference of Cell Chairpersons of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang. (more...)
Sears closing more stores Sears closing more stores
- January 06, 2018

In the NY area, the Sears located in Hicksville, on Long Island, is expected to close, as well as one in Toms River, New Jersey. The Midland location will close early this month. Merchandise liquidation sales will begin as early as January 12. The Sears Auto Center in the Berkshire Mall closed in December. Sears Canada filed for bankruptcy previous year, and is in the process of shuttering its business entirely. (more...)
Fire at Moore accuser's Alabama home not linked to allegations: sheriff Fire at Moore accuser's Alabama home not linked to allegations: sheriff
- January 06, 2018

AL.com reports that Johnson and her husband were at work, and their grandchild was at school when the fire broke out about 8 a.m. local time on Tuesday. She said she is thankful for her neighbors, who have been supportive of her family. The department said in a statement that it does not suspect the fire is related to allegations made against Moore , though it gave no explanation why they believe that to be the case. (more...)
Nikki Haley, Lindsey Graham call out Iran. Here's what they said Nikki Haley, Lindsey Graham call out Iran. Here's what they said
- January 05, 2018

It's not yet clear what might come out of it. Members are divided in their views of the protests and could call a vote on whether to address the topic. "Iran's domestic affairs have nothing to do with the United Nations Security Council's role". Mr Trump's administration has denied having any hand in the demonstrations, saying they arose completely spontaneously. (more...)
'Pakistan aid freeze not linked to terror attacks on India'
- January 05, 2018

In addition, the Department of Defense has suspended the entire Dollars 900 million of the Coalition Support Funds (CSF) money to Pakistan for the fiscal year 2017 and other unspent money from previous fiscal years. In addition, the Pentagon will suspend further military reimbursements to Pakistan as part of its Coalition Support Fund , a program that reimburses US allies for costs they have incurred in counter terrorism and counter insurgency operations. (more...)
Hard-line scholar says social media fed Iran protests, unrest Hard-line scholar says social media fed Iran protests, unrest
- January 05, 2018

Trump's administration also demanded a snap U.N. Security Council meeting to debate unrest that has killed 21 people - mostly protesters. A judicial official said some could face the death penalty. "These hard-earned rights will be protected, and infiltrators will not be allowed to sabotage them through violence and destruction", Zarif tweeted . (more...)
Storm forces dozens of flight cancellations at Ottawa airport Storm forces dozens of flight cancellations at Ottawa airport
- January 05, 2018

The average flight is being delayed 16 minutes thanks to weather-related issues sich as de-icing planes and snowy runways. Both LaGuardia and JFK International airport temporarily suspended all inbound and outbound outbound flights Thursday, citing strong winds and low visibility. (more...)

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