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by | March 08, 2018 | 20:01

The Karnataka government on Thursday approved a flag of the state. The decision followed a meeting of leaders of Kannada organisations and littérateurs convened to discuss the recommendations of a nine-member expert committee constituted to study and submit a report on the possibility of the State having a flag.

by | March 08, 2018 | 19:49

This, she argued, is unconstitutional, citing the Supreme Court's 1992 ruling in Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey that states couldn't put an "undue burden" on women seeking abortions. But several Senate Republicans said it's an issue of protecting life. The only exceptions to the 15-week cutoff in the bill are a woman's medical emergency related to the pregnancy or a medical abnormality that makes the fetus "incompatible with life".

by | March 08, 2018 | 18:12

Trump was expected to sign a presidential proclamation to establish the tariffs during a ceremony today, but a White House official said later it could slide into tomorrow because documents had to be cleared through a legal process. The U.S. administration said the president still plans to sign off on global steel and aluminum tariffs as early as Thursday, but indicated there could yet be exemptions for infuriated allies.

by | March 08, 2018 | 17:25

Speaking Tuesday before leaving for Africa, Tillerson said the United States is "eager" to lower barriers to trade and investment on the continent, whose largest trading partner by far is China . "Our country's security and economic prosperity are linked with Africa's like never before", the top US diplomat said before an audience at George Mason University just outside of Washington.

by | March 08, 2018 | 17:08

The State Department on Tuesday put new sanctions on North Korea over the rogue regime's use of an illegal nerve agent to assassinate Kim Jong Un's estranged brother Kim Jong Nam past year. South Korean officials who returned from a two-day visit to the North Korean capital reportedly brought back the communication. The envoys were given the undisclosed message on Monday when meeting Kim in talks in Pyongyang.

by | March 08, 2018 | 17:04

The Trump administration is considering clamping down on Chinese investments in the USA and imposing tariffs on a broad range of its imports to punish Beijing for its alleged theft of intellectual property, according to people familiar with the matter.

by | March 08, 2018 | 16:31

In investigating Russian election interference, Mueller is also examining whether the President tried to obstruct the inquiry. Fox's sources also deny that Trump ever "ordered" McGahn to see Mueller fired; they say Trump simply directed McGahn to see what could be done about Mueller.

by | March 08, 2018 | 16:27

The issue arose when the two were found to have been exposed to an unknown substance many are saying is proof of a Cold-War-style-poisoning. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Britain would respond robustly if it turns out Russian Federation is to blame for the illness that struck down Sergei Skripal and his daughter on the streets of an English city.

by | March 08, 2018 | 15:49

After Meghalaya threw a fractured mandate, 40-year-old Sangma submitted a letter of support from 34 MLAs - 19 of the NPP, six of the United Democratic Party (UDP), four of the People's Democratic Front (PDF), two each of the Hill State People's Democratic Party (HSPDP) and the BJP and an Independent - to Governor Prasad.

by | March 08, 2018 | 15:30

But I'm going to have the team doctor take a look at it (Thursday) and go from there". From there, though, Davis emerged for the second half and he was absolutely electric. "It just shows we are able to keep our composure", Emeka Okafor said Tuesday. The Nuggets lost to the Mavericks , but because the Pelicans beat the Clippers , Denver is still No.

by | March 08, 2018 | 14:26

Kansas Division of Emergency Management spokeswoman Katie Horner says the "lesson learned" from previous years is to mobilize people quickly to prevent fires from getting out of control. Two Black Hawk helicopters from the Kansas National Guard, Salina, are helping douse the wildfire near Catherine northeast of Hays. The Greenwood County Sheriff sent a reminder on their official Facebook account reminding drivers to stay away from those fire areas.

by | March 08, 2018 | 14:12

Now the question is whether Senate and Assembly leaders can negotiate a compromise package of gun and school safety bills that would make it to the desk of Gov. Mr. Felder has been pressured to rejoin the Democrats, but has said that his decision to do so could come down to which party supports his efforts to get armed police officers in schools.

by | March 08, 2018 | 14:12

On the basis of the police's investigation, the Kerala High Court , on May 25, 2017, annulled Hadiya's marriage to Shefin Jahan and ordered her into her parents' custody. The judgment is in line with the apex court's statements over the previous few hearings, when it said that a 26-year-old woman has the freedom to make her own marital choices and the courts can not intervene in a consensual marriage.

by | March 08, 2018 | 13:54

He was earlier a cabinet minister in Naveen Patnaik's ministry from the BJP when there was BJD-BJP alliance in the state. Bhubaneswar: Noted journalist and media baron Soumya Ranjan Patnaik, who was named as BJD candidate for the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections from the State, said he will continue his fight for the common people, especially farmers in the State.

by | March 08, 2018 | 13:36

Industry experts have expressed concern about the result of the Italian election , warning a hung parliament or an unlikely coalition between Luigi Di Maio's Five Star Movement (M5S ) and the right-wing League party is an "existential" threat to European markets.

by | March 08, 2018 | 13:09

If the Palestinians don't return to the table, he said , "you don't have peace". "That plane could have been blown out of the sky if it weren't for Israeli intelligence", he said, seemingly referring to the case of Israel helping Australia to prevent an attack.

by | March 08, 2018 | 12:58

Sam Nunberg , a former aide to President Donald Trump's campaign , told The Washington Post Tuesday that he will cooperate with the special counsel Robert Mueller - based on advice he received Monday evening from a panelist on a cable news show.

by | March 08, 2018 | 12:47

But today in the face of the #MeToo movement , another wave of feminist activism is sweeping the country that is reviving the women's rights movement. (Designed by Nidhi Mishra/The Indian Express) International Women's Day: Empowering women is not an option rather a necessity. Of course, we need worldwide agreements and government policies to ensure women's just treatment and equal opportunities at work.

by | March 08, 2018 | 12:40

The NDPP-BJP, which stitched a pre-poll alliance and contested in 40 and 20 Assembly seats respectively, formed the PDA with the Janata Dal-United, National People's Party and Independent member after the election results were declared on March 3.

by | March 08, 2018 | 12:37

While winds are not expected to be as strong as those from the most recent storm, the coming storm is forecast to be more of a classic nor'easter - a storm made up of winds from the northeast that is usually accompanied by heavy rain or snow and coastal flooding.

by | March 08, 2018 | 12:35

Why do I have to go? Why? Nunberg , who was sacked twice from Trump's campaign - once in 2014 and again in 2015 - also called Trump an "idiot" on CNN and suggested that Mueller might have incriminating information about the president.

by | March 08, 2018 | 12:34

It now goes to Republican Gov. Rick Scott , who has 15 days to sign it. Scott has been noncommittal about whether he will sign the legislation into law - or veto it and call lawmakers back into a special session to recast it. And in the end, 57 Republicans and 10 Democrats came together to pass the bill. The bill raises the age for buying guns from 18 years old to 21 years old.

by | March 08, 2018 | 12:31

As many as 31 banks had extended loan worth Rs 5,280 crores to Choksi's Gitanjali Gems . While the ICICI bank was one of the lead bankers in the consortium, Axis Bank too had a major exposure. While ICICI Bank is the leader of the consortium, Axis Bank had the largest exposure to PNB through the fraudulent LoUs, The Times of India reported .

by | March 08, 2018 | 11:55

In Republican U.S. Rep. John Culberson's district in Houston, which Hillary Clinton carried in 2016, Democratic primary turnout was roughly five times higher than the last midterms. Republicans also increased their presence at the polls in 2018. For context, in recent years, the Democrats have typically won a smaller percentage of seats than their share of the national vote.

by | March 08, 2018 | 11:52

Then three minutes later Higuain played in Paulo Dybala behind Tottenham's defense, with Dybala beating Hugo Lloris to give Juventus the 2-1 lead in the game, the 4-3 lead in aggregate and turning the tie on its head. We talked about it before inexperience. The Ivory Coast global picked up another yellow card during their draw in Italy, therefore accumulating one-too-many and being served with a one-game ban.

by | March 08, 2018 | 11:24

All 11 people taken into custody are CPM activists. Earlier, when the case was being considered, the CBI counsel said that the agency isready to take over the case, if the court orders so. "Police under the LDF rule cracked several cases including the sensational Jisha murder case". Since the prime accused, Akash, was close to those in the higher echelons of power, including the CPI (M)'s Kannur district secretary P Jayarajan, it was necessary to have a free-and-fair investigation in the ...

by | March 08, 2018 | 11:23

Minerva won both their encounters against Neroca in the season and will clinch the title if the Manipur side end up with a draw, even if they don't win their game. Our aim, our objective, our motto is to win the match. If Minerva draw their game, Bagan defeat Gokulam and East Bengal beat Neroca - it will hand the title to Mohun Bagan , courtesy of their record against the other two teams.

by | March 08, 2018 | 11:20

While the Short-Term Technical Indicators for the stock on 7-Day Average Directional Indicator shows "Sell" signal. The institutional investor held 44,263 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.62 million, down from 80,233 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

by | March 08, 2018 | 11:11

Unidentified miscreant broke the spectacles, damaged the garland and hurled stones at the statue. The incident happened in Thaliparamba area of Kannur . The incident took place after the BJP-IPTC alliance won a mandate in the recently concluded 2018 assembly elections in the state. PM Modi has also expressed his strong disapproval of incidents of vandalism of statues and spoken to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on the matter.

by | March 08, 2018 | 11:06

Swedish Ambassador Olof Skoog, who negotiated the ceasefire resolution along with Kuwait, said implementation of the truce remains "totally and completely inadequate". Syrian authorities have often removed such medical materials from convoys out of concern they could be used to treat wounded rebels, United Nations aid workers say.

by | March 08, 2018 | 10:22

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos and midfielder Mateo Kovacic reflected on their side's love affair with the Champions League after completing their task against upstarts Paris St Germain and advancing to the quarter finals 5-2 on aggregate.

by | March 08, 2018 | 10:13

The vice president also noted Trump's repeal of the Waters of the United States rule, his approval of the Keystone XL pipeline and what he called Trump's "strong leadership on the world stage". And he claimed that the Republican tax cuts will save a typical Kentucky family $2,100 a year. "That's good news for working families", Pence said.

by | March 08, 2018 | 06:57

Northwest wind 5 to 7 miles per hour. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Watch out for extremely high fire danger with gusty winds, dry conditions and low humidity. FRIDAY: Partly cloudy, breezy, and warmer. Friday night: A slight chance of showers then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

by | March 08, 2018 | 06:51

The nature of Romero's miracle has not been made public. President Salvador Sanchez Ceren said in a tweet that the news "fills us with enormous joy". The National Catholic Register writes that "Apart from his role in the Council, Paul VI is most widely known for his landmark encyclical Humanae Vitae , which was published in 1968 and reaffirmed the Church's teaching against contraception in the wake of the sexual revolution".

by | March 08, 2018 | 06:43

However, you can't expect the bench to play with excitement when the starters not only play one on five on offense but go back on the other end and give this type of effort... Tobias Harris and Lou Williams scored 27 points apiece for the Clippers. CJ McCollum scored 19 points for the Blazers. Over the final 2:30, Harden tallied a 3, a dunk, and four free throws before drilling a 26-footer at the final buzzer to extend the Houston advantage to 58-46.