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by | March 15, 2018 | 05:24

A special court for CBI cases in Delhi said it was discharging all the seven accused from the case since there was no prima facie evidence to prove the charges against them. More than 700 telecom lines had been installed at their residences in Boat Club and Gopalapuram here, the agency charged. Last October, when the court was about to frame charges against the Maran brothers and the five other accused, they moved discharge petitions seeking to relieve them from the case.

by | March 15, 2018 | 05:20

Hunter said using nitrogen is the best way for Oklahoma to resume executions because nitrogen is easy to obtain, simple to use and will result in a painless death for the inmate. The use of nitrogen gas has already been approved by the state legislature, but it was only a reserve method and has never been attempted anywhere in America.

by | March 15, 2018 | 05:13

Trudeau, meanwhile, was in Hamilton, Ont., visiting the city's two largest steel producers in a show of solidarity with workers as the Liberal government also worked back channels to ensure that Trump's threat of tariffs doesn't become a reality.

by | March 15, 2018 | 04:56

No wonder Yogi Adityanath , dubbed the "strongman of Gorakpur", could no better than come up with the lame excuse that the setback was the result of the unofficial SP-BSP alliance. "This is a rejection of both (Prime Minister Narendra) Modi and Yogi ( Adityanath )", Samajwadi Party spokesman Anurag Bhaudauria told IANS. In another tweet, Surjewala said, "2017-18 report card of BJP is 0/10 ~ BJP lost all 10 LS by-elections in 2017 & 2018".

by | March 15, 2018 | 04:36

The countries that round out the top five are Denmark , Iceland and Switzerland . Finland has claimed the bragging rights in the latest World Happiness Report , which is put together by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network for the United Nations.

by | March 15, 2018 | 04:28

Atascadero police say the teen responsible for posting the threat has been arrested. School officials canceled classes for Thursday due to the threat. The school district posted on its Facebook page that one of the boys was with the administration and the other boy was at home with dad. The school resource deputy assigned to the campuses was assisted by additional sheriff's deputies and personnel from the California Highway Patrol and Santa Maria Police Department.

by | March 15, 2018 | 03:41

US President Donald Trump this week delivered on his campaign promises to get tough on trade by imposing tariffs of 25 per cent and 10 per cent on steel and aluminium imports, respectively. Bown also points out that, although China is the main target of Trump's tariffs, the amount of steel and aluminum it exports to the U.S.is small, compared with Canada , South Korea , the EU, Mexico and others.

by | March 15, 2018 | 03:21

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday sought to reassure steel and aluminum workers anxious about possible U.S tariffs, telling them the government would always have their backs. Later, Canada and Mexico were exempted from the imposition of the trade tariffs. Trudeau's view has prominent support: A poll of leading economists from the University of Chicago has found rare unanimity on the topic, with a newly released survey Monday showing that zero per cent of economists surveyed believe ...

by | March 15, 2018 | 02:33

The goal of the story, according to the Riches and Wheeler, was to take political heat off the Trump administration as investigators probed whether Russian-backed hackers leaked the emails to advance his candidacy. The lawsuit, filed in the Federal District Court of Manhattan, claims Fox spread the false story "through lies, misrepresentations, and half-truths - with disregard for the obvious harm that their actions would cause Joel and Mary".

by | March 15, 2018 | 02:12

Cohen has threatened that Daniels, 38, will be fined $1 million each time she breaches the agreement. Her attorney Michael Avanetti tweeted the link, verifying its legitimacy. In order to tell my story, I have had to file a public lawsuit in Los Angeles, California in an effort to void a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) that Mr.

by | March 15, 2018 | 02:07

Meanwhile, the Congress MLA from Jam Khambhaliya Vikram Madam raised an objection and said the speaker that he was not allowed to ask the question, although he raised his hand. This enraged BJP MLAs, who started thrashing Dudhat, pushed him towards the floor of the house and kicked him hard. Denouncing the scuffle inside the House, Trivedi said it was a "black day" in the history of the Assembly even as the Congress MLAs stormed out in protest.

by | March 15, 2018 | 02:02

Both Radebe and Eskom opposed the application, which was argued until after 11pm. The saga surrounding the renewables-tied PPAs was supposed to end with their signing today, but grid operator Eskom will not be able to ink the contracts before a full hearing is held on March 27, 2018.

by | March 15, 2018 | 00:38

Back in December Facebook was on the receiving end of some flack over the Britain First Facebook pages , particularly after Twitter suspended a number of accounts associated with the far-right hate group . The tweets sparked swift backlash from lawmakers in the US and Britain, including British Prime Minister Theresa May . Golding and Fransen are actually now serving jail sentences over their rhetoric-18 weeks for Golding and 36 for Fransen.

by | March 15, 2018 | 00:05

I've always said this: He's one of the rare guys in this league. With George sidelined, Russell Westbrook took over in the fourth quarter to register his 21st triple-double of the season and the 100th triple-double of his career with 32 points, 12 rebounds and 12 assists.

by | March 14, 2018 | 23:36

The injured were shifted to the Tehsil Headquarters Hospital, Raiwind, where some of them were listed in a critical condition, triggering fears that the death toll might go up. Security has been tightened following the attack and all exit and entry points to the vicinity have been secured. This is the first incident of such nature in Lahore this year, however, nearly 60 people lost their lives in terrorist attacks in 2017.

by | March 14, 2018 | 22:32

The UN has said more than 1,000 people in Ghouta were in desperate need of being taken out of the area for medical care. Various forms of forcible transfer of populations, especially of ethnic or religious groups, are considered war crimes by the International Criminal Court.

by | March 14, 2018 | 22:36

Reporter Zhang Huijun first introduced herself as the operating director of US -based American Multimedia Television USA before fielding her long-winded question, which mostly summarized China's achievements. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Reform and Opening-up Policy, and our country is going to further extend its openness to foreign countries.

by | March 14, 2018 | 22:25

Carson picked out". "I was as surprised as anyone to find out that a $31,000 dining set had been ordered", said Carson in a statement to CNN , earlier this month. In a Facebook post last week, the Carsons denied allegations that they were responsible for the purchase of the $31,000 dining set. "I made it clear that I was not happy about the prices being charged and that my preference would be to find something more reasonable", it continues.

by | March 14, 2018 | 22:22

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning of rain for Nottingham and the East Midlands. A spokesman for the the Met Office said: "High pressure over Scandinavia will feed a very cold easterly airstream across the country during this weekend".

by | March 14, 2018 | 22:05

The person said McCabe is suspected of misleading internal investigators about a media leak, an allegation he denies. In the past, the president has tried to connect the dots between McCabe and Clinton over a campaign donation his wife received from Clinton ally, former Virginia Gov.

by | March 14, 2018 | 21:58

Today Sunny, with a high near 73. Highs will be in the mid 50s, and southwest winds will increase from 10 to 20 miles per hour to between 20 and 30 miles per hour in the afternoon. You might also be interested in. . There's a 20 percent chance for rain on Friday night and Saturday , and a 30 percent chance for precipitation in the mountains on those days.

by | March 14, 2018 | 21:23

Areas under a blizzard warning were forecast to see "winds gusting as high as 55 miles per hour [that] will cause whiteout conditions in blowing snow". "Six more weeks of winter, and probably then some". "We are extremely grateful for the hard work of our first responders, utility and road crews, and municipal officials who have been working nonstop to clean up after these powerful storms ".

by | March 14, 2018 | 21:16

Foy stars as Queen Elizabeth II, taking home a Golden Globe for her performance and clearly garnering more screentime than Smith, who plays Elizabeth's husband Prince Philip . But for Claire Foy , who played the monarch in Netflix drama The Crown , there was no such luck. She was also nominated at the BAFTAs, Emmys and Screen Actors Guild awards.

by | March 14, 2018 | 20:58

And some have told her she should emulate former President Obama's model to only make statements when it's essential. " She's annoying me. She's annoying everyone, as far as I can tell ", said one 2016 Clinton surrogate. " If the Democratic Party is the party of the Clintons, you are dead in the water ", McCain said. Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown, who is also up for re-election said that he doesn't "really care what she said" and that her words are "not helpful".

by | March 14, 2018 | 19:49

The climate science and policy community was taken aback when President Donald Trump nominated Rex Tillerson , then the head of ExxonMobil, to take over the State Department in January 2017. Tillerson said he would return to private life as a private citizen. Firing Tillerson changes this dynamic by bringing Pompeo into the mix. While some opponents lambasted the former Kansas lawmaker for his posturing on a House panel that investigated Hillary Clinton and the 2012 Benghazi attack, some ...

by | March 14, 2018 | 19:21

He also said the company would support all the staff made redundant as a result of the decision to shut down operations. Toys R Us previously stated that all purchased gift cards would be honored until Sunday, March 11, and the retailer has stood by this statement.

by | March 14, 2018 | 18:49

It all kicked off when Alexander was teaching public safety awareness in his administration of justice class at Seaside High School, and that's when his semiautomatic went off and hit the ceiling, ricocheting off the ceiling and sending fragments down below.

by | March 14, 2018 | 18:41

DAS is under investigation for embezzlement and creating a slush fund, which is believed to have been funneled into Lee for his presidential campaign. Former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak reported to prosecutors for questioning in a corruption probe on March 14 and apologised for the controversy.

by | March 14, 2018 | 18:42

The court ruled Tuesday most of the law can take effect while the case plays out . Lawyers for Texas said the law helped ensure conformity across the state on the application of immigration law and prevented localities from adopting positions of non-cooperation with federal authorities.

by | March 14, 2018 | 17:49

Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida, all of this raises important questions about the scope of First Amendment speech rights for high school students. "At 10 a.m., in union with the national walkout, students will walk out of their classrooms for 17 minutes in solidarity with the 17 lives lost in Parkland and then will make their way either by walking, driving or taking public transport to the Statehouse", she said.

by | March 14, 2018 | 16:23

She said the tariffs were an affront to close partners of the United States such as the European Union and Germany. He's urging his colleagues to pass the bill before the administration inflicts " more damage on the economy". Trump appears resolute in implementing the tariffs but has given himself flexibility in drafting the final order. Other countries can apply for exemptions, according to the administration, although details of when they would be granted were thin.

by | March 14, 2018 | 16:19

He said the ICC probe amounted to "baseless, unprecedented and outrageous attacks on his person as well my administration". "It is apparent that the ICC is being utilised as a political tool against the Philippines ", Duterte said in a statement , adding the ICC examination was "unduly and maliciously created".

by | March 14, 2018 | 16:01

Francisco Diaz, commissioner of Nicaragua's National Police, said he was taken into custody in the Central American nation and was being handed over to judicial authorities, according to The Associated Press. Binghamton Police have released the name of a possible suspect in the homicide of 22-year-old college student Haley Anderson. "We were a few hours behind him", Binghamton Police Chief Joseph Zikuski told ABC News.

by | March 14, 2018 | 13:30

Morris also told the source that Hari said he would pay Morris and McWhorter $18,000 for their involvement. Each of the men has been charged with arson in connection with the mosque bombing. Hussein and other leaders agree one question remains. It is unclear why the suspects traveled more than 600 miles from their hometown of Clarence, Illinois , to allegedly carry out the attack against the mosque in Minnesota.

by | March 14, 2018 | 12:54

US President Donald Trump has put off raising the minimum age for gun purchases, one of several measures he had backed after the shooting at a Florida school last month. Once again, a pressing problem is being kicked down the road. Under the Trump administration's plan, the Justice Department will assist school districts to work with local law enforcement to train school personnel in firearms.