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First BJP-led govt in Manipur won Floor Test

Governor Najma Heptulla invited the BJP to form the government although the Congress, which was in power for 15 years, emerged the largest party with 28 legislators in the 60-member House. On the other hand, Congress accused BJP of capturing their ML...

United Kingdom to Probe Claims Laundered Russian Cash Passed Through Banks

Over that period, British banks including HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), Barclays and Coutts reportedly handled over 1,900 transactions - out of 70,000 - worth almost $740 million, according to the Guardian . The newspaper also said that the ...

Kim Jong-nam's identity confirmed with child's DNA: Malaysia

While North Korea's Kuala Lumpur embassy has for weeks insisted the dead national, who carried a diplomatic passport, was named 'Kim Chol, ' Malaysian authorities have "confirmed the identity of the body as Kim Jong Nam based on the sample obtained...

United Kingdom govt halts YouTube advertising over extremism funding concerns

Google has not said yet what it will do to allay advertisers' concerns, though it has promised to review ad placement procedures, try to tweak its own programs to avoid mismatches between ads and content, and reach out to companies about the best w...

United Kingdom government rejects Scottish independence referendum: "now is not the time"

I've just interviewed Nicola Sturgeon and pressed her on her referendum demand which, with the help of the Greens, will next week be passed by the Scottish parliament. The UK's Scottish Minister David Mundell has ruled out any discussion on the proce...

Here's Obama's 2017 NCAA Tournament bracket

After all, who hasn't slammed their fist into a wall or onto a desk after watching three-quarters of their first-round picks lose? But it's not realistic. It is also safe to assume that you watch a fair amount of college basketball . To familiariz...

Greenblatt Has 3-Hour Meeting With Netanyahu Before Leaving

At the end of the Netanyahu-Greenblatt meeting, a joint statement was released that included one of the principles regarding settlement construction that had already been agreed on. During Greenblatt's second meeting with Netanyahu on Thursday, which...

Dozens of worshippers killed during air raid on mosque near Aleppo

The Syrian and Russian air forces also carry out frequent strikes in Aleppo and Idlib provinces against both Western-backed and al-Qaeda linked rebel forces. Russian and Syrian aircraft operate there and USA warplanes also target jihadist rebels in...

France issues terror attack warning post shooting at school

Anti-terror police swooped on the scene, as the French government issued a terror warning for the entire country. A 17-year-old man carrying a rifle, handguns and grenades was arrested, he was not known by the police according to French broadcaste...

Kim's death: Interpol issues 'red notice' for 4 N. Koreans

He also gave assurances that the Malaysians in North Korea were all safe. Malaysia has said it will deport 50 North Koreans who are in the country with expired visas. Pyongyang has repeatedly sought custody of the body, but Malaysia has so far refu...

Exit poll gives Dutch PM Rutte big lead over far-right Wilders

As parliamentary seats are allocated in exact proportion to a party's vote share and no major party wants to be in a coalition with Mr Wilders, he has little chance of entering government however well he performs, our correspondent says. Even if his ...

Another Bomb Threat at Westside Jewish Community Center

To date, the threats have turned up nothing. Threats were reported at JCCs serving Rochester, New York, Chicago, Illinois, Indianapolis, Indiana, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Vancouver, British Columbia, and Houston, Texas. The approximately 300 people at...

Arkansas vs. Kentucky - 3/12/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Malik Monk 's teammates refused to say that their sharpshooting freak of a freshman was in a slump. With a run to the SEC Tournament semifinals , Vanderbilt might have finally done enough to secure an NCAA Tournament bid, ...

Taylor Swift's Alleged Stalker Arrested On Multiple Charges

On Thursday, it was revealed that one Swiftie totally crossed the line as he's repeatedly gained access to her New York City apartment building and demanded a sit down with the starlet. On another occasion, he was spotted hanging out on her roof. E...

Over 30 killed in ISIS attack on military hospital in Kabul

At least two other loud explosions - including what the defence ministry called a vehicle bomb in the hospital's parking lot - were heard as Afghan special forces launched a clearance operation that lasted around six hours. "We stand ready to assist ...

Boeing's bigger 737 MAX 9 emerges from Renton plant

Boeing is now in the final stages of preparing for the first 737 MAX 8 delivery to customers in the coming months. "Our primary focus is delivering an aircraft that has the legendary reliability our 737 customers depend on, plus the optimized flexibi...

Turkish, US, Russian military chiefs hold surprise meeting

Capt. Davis declined to comment on what actions USA soldiers attached to the Stryker detachment may take should fighting break out again between Turkish troops and members of the Manbij council, or if Syrian troops continue their advance into coaliti...

Explosion rocks Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train, nine injured

Shujalpur Sub-Divisional Officer Amit Mishra told IANS that the coach was detached from the train after the blast. The loud noise created panic as passengers mistook it for a bomb blast and rushed to get out of the train, creating a stampede like s...

Syrian peace talks end with clear agenda, says United Nations envoy

The latest round of the Syrian peace talks has concluded in the Swiss city of Geneva, with the United Nations hailing the negotiations as "substantive" and yielding a "clear agenda" for the future of the war-ravaged Arab country. The United Nations-f...

Theresa May tells of 'personal priority' to keep Scotland in UK

Theresa May's speech at the Scottish Conservative Party conference on Friday dominates Scotland's front pages. the prime minister has set herself on a collision course with Nicola Sturgeon by indicating the devolution settlement enjoyed by Scotland...

An Indian athlete arrested for sexually abusing a minor girl in US

Hussain was attempting to obtain a visa in order to compete in the World Snowshoe Championship in upstate NY. Hussain was arrested Wednesday after Saranac Lake Village police received a report of the alleged incident, which was reported to have h...

US Strikes in Yemen Target al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula

New details of the raid indicate that after the SEALs pushed the al-Qaida terrorists out of their primary residence, they retreated to a nearby building and began indiscriminately firing. But the raid has faced questions from lawmakers about its ut...

Top House Intel Dem says Federal Bureau of Investigation not forthcoming on Trump-Russia ties

Coats is certain to be asked at his Senate confirmation hearing about Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential race, alleged contacts between Trump's campaign and Russian authorities, and the president's harsh criticism of us intelligence...

Betsy DeVos' Statements On HBCUs Shows Her Lack Of Education On Education

The backlash was swift, with hundreds of comments appearing online to condemn the secretary's words, highlighting that many HBCUs were created because black students could not attend white segregated schools. in people's homes" and were initially e...

ECO leaders urge for regional economic cooperation, connectivity

The Summit will deliberate and decide on ways and means to augment cooperation in the areas of connectivity, trade, energy, tourism, investment, industry, economic growth, productivity, social welfare and environment. Discussions at the meeting will ...

Sex abuse survivor resigns from pope's commission on abuse

Cardinal Sean O'Malley of Boston, the head of the commission, said Ms Collins' concerns would be examined at a meeting next month. "We will certainly listen carefully to all that Marie wishes to share with us about her concerns and we will greatly mi...

Wilbur Ross sworn in as USA secretary of commerce

If confirmed, Ross is scheduled to be sworn in as commerce secretary at the White House on Tuesday prior to Trump's speech to a joint session of Congress. In mid-February, Trump's national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was forced to resign a...

Repeal of Obamacare is 'complicated' process

The top Democratic senator predicted Monday that Republicans will fail to fulfill their long-stated goal of repealing and replacing the federal health-care law, as he went on the attack against President Trump on the eve of his first address to a joi...

Joel Embiid Out Indefinitely With Knee Injury In Sixers Star's Latest Setback

Even operating under a minutes restriction meant to preserve his body, Embiid was a revelation in the first half of the season, averaging 20.2 points, 7.8 rebounds, 2.5 blocks and 2.1 assists in just 25.4 minutes of floor time while shooting 36.7 per...

8-year-old shot to death after crash in Houston

The other driver fled in a dark, four-door sedan. DeMaree Atkins was sitting in the backseat of her mother Toyia Thomas' Honda Accord as it headed east on Sam Houston Parkway when a white Pontiac slammed into the vehicle. About that time, a woman...

Sponsored Syria peace talks resume in Geneva

In Geneva , de Mistura - hosting the first UN-sponsored talks since April - acknowledged the frailty of the ceasefire, which was agreed in late December. Meanwhile, Syria's ambassador to the United Nations has underscored Damascus' resolve to "retal...

BSSC: Commission chief, four relatives arrested in paper leak case

Sources said SIT was no satisfied by his reply. "More than 13,000 posts of clerks and other low level jobs in the government have to be filled through the BSSC test". The SIT team has also arrested owner of the printing press from Ahmedabad where q...

NZ rugby great Williams arrested in Paris

According to reports Williams tried to discard three packets of white powder which were discovered by investigators. The pair spent the night in a cell after being apprehended by officers from the French Anti-Crime Brigade. Carter also plays for Ra...

Islamic State extremists killed in Syria

Islamic State fighters withdrew from al-Bab to neighboring towns on Thursday following "violent battles", rebel sources told Syria Direct. According to Ankara, its military now controls a swath of territory 1,925 square kilometers in size, and nu...

DeVos opposed undoing transgender protections

I am writing in rebuttal to the letter, "DeVos is unqualified to be education chief", from a retired middle school teacher and current teacher at the University at Buffalo. After all, more than half of America's students now qualify for free and redu...

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Over 30 killed in ISIS attack on military hospital in Kabul

At least two other loud explosions - including what the defence ministry called a vehicle bomb in the hospital's parking lot - were heard as Afghan special forces launched a clear...

Turkish, US, Russian military chiefs hold surprise meeting

Capt. Davis declined to comment on what actions USA soldiers attached to the Stryker detachment may take should fighting break out again between Turkish troops and members of the ...

Explosion rocks Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train, nine injured

Shujalpur Sub-Divisional Officer Amit Mishra told IANS that the coach was detached from the train after the blast. The loud noise created panic as passengers mistook it for a bom...

Syrian peace talks end with clear agenda, says United Nations envoy

The latest round of the Syrian peace talks has concluded in the Swiss city of Geneva, with the United Nations hailing the negotiations as "substantive" and yielding a "clear agenda...

Theresa May tells of 'personal priority' to keep Scotland in UK

Theresa May's speech at the Scottish Conservative Party conference on Friday dominates Scotland's front pages. the prime minister has set herself on a collision course with Nicol...

An Indian athlete arrested for sexually abusing a minor girl in US

Hussain was attempting to obtain a visa in order to compete in the World Snowshoe Championship in upstate NY . Hussain was arrested Wednesday after Saranac Lake Village police re...

US Strikes in Yemen Target al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula

New details of the raid indicate that after the SEALs pushed the al-Qaida terrorists out of their primary residence, they retreated to a nearby building and began indiscriminatel...

Top House Intel Dem says Federal Bureau of Investigation not forthcoming on Trump-Russia ties

Coats is certain to be asked at his Senate confirmation hearing about Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential race, alleged contacts between Trump's campaign and Russi...

Betsy DeVos' Statements On HBCUs Shows Her Lack Of Education On Education

The backlash was swift, with hundreds of comments appearing online to condemn the secretary's words, highlighting that many HBCUs were created because black students could not at...

ECO leaders urge for regional economic cooperation, connectivity

The Summit will deliberate and decide on ways and means to augment cooperation in the areas of connectivity, trade, energy, tourism, investment, industry, economic growth, producti...

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Sex abuse survivor resigns from pope's commission on abuse

Sex abuse survivor resigns from pope's commission on abuse

Cardinal Sean O'Malley of Boston, the head of the commission, said Ms Collins' concerns would be examined at a meeting next month. "We will certainly listen carefully to all that M...

Wilbur Ross sworn in as USA secretary of commerce

Wilbur Ross sworn in as USA secretary of commerce

If confirmed, Ross is scheduled to be sworn in as commerce secretary at the White House on Tuesday prior to Trump's speech to a joint session of Congress. In mid-February, Tru...

Repeal of Obamacare is 'complicated' process

Repeal of Obamacare is 'complicated' process

The top Democratic senator predicted Monday that Republicans will fail to fulfill their long-stated goal of repealing and replacing the federal health-care law, as he went on the a...

Joel Embiid Out Indefinitely With Knee Injury In Sixers Star's Latest Setback

Even operating under a minutes restriction meant to preserve his body, Embiid was a revelation in the first half of the season, averaging 20.2 points, 7.8 rebounds, 2.5 blocks and...

8-year-old shot to death after crash in Houston

8-year-old shot to death after crash in Houston

The other driver fled in a dark, four-door sedan. DeMaree Atkins was sitting in the backseat of her mother Toyia Thomas' Honda Accord as it headed east on Sam Houston Parkway w...