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by | April 05, 2018 | 17:19

The DMK-led Opposition parties have accused the central government of delaying the set up of the CMB for electoral gains in the upcoming assembly elections in Karnataka next month. Hundreds of protestors belonging to DMK, Congress , CPI, CPI-M, MDMK, VCK and farmers were taken into police custody across the state. While protesters blocked roads and disrupted railway services across the state, police stepped up efforts to ensure that essential services were not hit.

by | April 05, 2018 | 17:16

Both brothers had been hampered by injury heading into the Games and Alistair, who carried the England flag during the opening ceremony, said a calf injury had restricted him from doing any serious training at all. She is her own coach, so decided she needed to check in with the Australian track and field team's head coach Craig Hilliard and doctor Paul Blackman to work out how to handle this injury.

by | April 05, 2018 | 14:47

The top court's decision means that he will likely soon be forced to begin his 12-year prison sentence for taking bribes . He leads preference polls for October's presidential election. More than 5,000 judges and prosecutors sent the Supreme Court a petition for Lula to be imprisoned immediately and justices have received thousands of emails on the subject.

by | April 05, 2018 | 14:15

A pensioner has been arrested on suspicion of stabbing a burglar who later died. Officers detained the 78-year-old homeowner after responding to his call reporting a burglary in progress in the early hours of Wednesday and finding a man, aged 38, with a stab wound nearby, police said.

by | April 05, 2018 | 12:52

West Linn police said previously that OR social service authorities contacted them about the family in 2013 while they were living in the area. Police previously reported that the suspect was the woman's son. They called an EHS ambulance and police, who later found her on the ground with her hands in defensive position, a piece of electrical wire around her neck and injuries to her face and neck.

by | April 05, 2018 | 10:23

OppenheimerFunds Inc. now owns 61,623,547 shares of the bank's stock worth $599,597,000 after buying an additional 8,049,720 shares in the last quarter. A consensus recommendation provides a snapshot of current thinking about a stock, so it can serve as a benchmark against which you can compare a single analyst's opinion to gauge how mainstream it is.

by | April 05, 2018 | 09:47

And before the game the fans in the San Siro joined in the minute's applause to honour another former Milan player and ex-England captain Ray Wilkins, who died earlier in the day aged 61. Claud Adjapong saw red after 27 minutes, after input from VAR, for a foul on goalkeeper Stefano Sorrentino. By that point Sassulo was 1-0 up thanks to Emanuele Giaccherini and appeared to be heading for a vital win, but Francesco Cassata's long-range free kick went past everyone and into the bottom corner ...

by | April 05, 2018 | 09:46

NY police shot dead an African American man in Brooklyn after mistaking a piece of pipe he was holding for a gun. Police say they saw the man holding with a metal object that turned out to be a pipe in his hand while taking a two-handed " shooting stance".

by | April 05, 2018 | 09:48

Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday announced that Facebook will remove "more than 270 pages and accounts" operated by a Russian organization called the Internet Research Agency . Earlier this year, as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election, a federal grand jury indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities - including the IRA - of operating Eastern European and Russian troll farms and waging "information warfare" ...

by | April 05, 2018 | 09:45

As a revolutionary internationalist, Winnie Nomazamo Madikizela-Mandela was a comrade and sister to all progressive humanity and we will always hold dear her legacy and memory in hearts as we continue to fight for freedom. The greatest injustice we shall do to her legacy is to cloud her credentials with the contribution of President Mandela. As we are going to bury her body we are not burying her ideas; her revolutionary ideas remain intact in us.

by | April 05, 2018 | 09:18

Party sources said the Core Committee which senior BJP State leaders including Chief Ministerial candidate B S Yeddyurappa, other leaders like K S Eshwarappa, Union Ministers H N Ananth Kumar, Prakash Javdekar, Piyush Goyal, among others, assembled at a private resort on Wednesday for a day long meeting to finalise the list.

by | April 05, 2018 | 08:59

Bio, of the Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP), claimed nearly 52 percent of votes cast in the poll carried out on March 31, the chairman of the country's National Electoral Commission said. "Celebrate responsibly. Do not disturb your neighbor". Bio will be faced with the challenge of reducing extreme poverty and rebuilding the West African country for its 7.3 million citizens.

by | April 05, 2018 | 07:59

China has traditionally been secretive North Korea's closest ally but ties have been frayed by Kim's pursuit of nuclear weapons and missiles and Beijing's backing of tough United Nations sanctions in response. "China hopes all sides can cherish this hard to come by situation, maintain the momentum of contact and dialogue, and create conditions to smoothly restart dialogue", Wang said during a joint news briefing with visiting Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis.

by | April 05, 2018 | 07:45

On the day of the shooting , 15-year-old Anthony Borges barricaded a door with his body and was shot five times through the door. Borges, whose medical center stay was the longest of any of the 17 wounded, was called a hero by local authorities for blocking the door to a classroom filled with students as alleged gunman Nikolas Cruz blasted his way down a hallway with an AR-15 assault rifle.

by | April 05, 2018 | 07:41

Meanwhile, clashes between TMC and BJP workers continued unabated throughout the state on Wednesday. Amol Acharya, a Trinamool district in-charge, said "We have already informed the police that the BJP has hired goons who are trying to create an atmosphere of terror in the area and we have urged the state election commission to conduct an inquiry on the violence in Raigunj".

by | April 05, 2018 | 07:22

All Members of Parliament of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government have decided not to take salary and allowances for the last 23 days of the Budget session, Union Minister Ananth Kumar said on Wednesday.

by | April 05, 2018 | 07:24

Ernie Els, who took over the mantle of South Africa's greatest golfer from Gary Player will be missed this year as he has lost all his qualifying credentials. "That's fine with us". "And that was incredible to receive, just because I had I grew up watching him". The 87-man field is primed, the azaleas have bloomed and the weather forecast is fine except possibly for Saturday's third round for the U.S.

by | April 05, 2018 | 07:16

Israel and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees have reached a deal regarding the deportation of tens of thousands of African asylum seekers and refugees. Naftali Bennett, leader of the Israeli far-right party Jewish Home, a key member of Mr Netanyahu's coalition government and a competitor for Israel's right-wing votes, said on Twitter the agreement would encourage more people to enter the country illegally and called on Mr Netanyahu to overturn it.

by | April 05, 2018 | 06:40

After Ghouta, nowhere is safe, Nawar told AFP. Eastern Ghouta had been occupied since 2012. Traders said the pounded was trading at 425 to the dollar on Tuesday, its strongest level since November when Russian-backed Syrian government forces and its allies regained the city of Deir Zor on the west bank of the Euphrates River from Islamic State militants.

by | April 05, 2018 | 06:23

Out-of-state adoptions are not uncommon, according to Butler. The SUV plunged 100 feet into the water from a flat, gravel-covered outcrop where travelers stop to admire the view, walk their dog and stretch their legs, according to Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman.

by | April 05, 2018 | 06:13

In 2011, the head of Arizona's National Guard told the Washington Post that his soldiers primarily served as "eyes and ears" at the border. Trump has previously suggested that he could use money allocated for the us military to construct the border wall for which he has so far been unable to secure congressional funding.

by | April 05, 2018 | 04:35

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that his country's plan to purchase Russia's long-range missile defense system is a "done deal", brushing aside concerns from some North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. "Thus we will have made our energy basket - still largely reliant on petroleum, natural gas and coal - more robust", he added. Britain has accused Russia of being behind the nerve agent attack on former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter, prompting ...

by | April 05, 2018 | 04:36

The final result of the high court vote could be delayed until Thursday, or put off indefinitely if any remaining six justices request more time to make a decision. The three reviewing magistrates even lengthened the sentence to 12 years and one month. If the court turns him down, he could face jail this week. Brazil's top court could rule whether da Silva can stay out of prison while appealing a corruption conviction, a decision that could radically alter October's presidential election in ...

by | April 05, 2018 | 04:01

The blackbuck poaching case dates back to 1999 when Salman, Saif, Tabu and Sonali were shooting for their film Hum Saath Saath Hai . Salman Khan, 52, had earlier pleaded innocence in the case, claiming before the court that he had been "framed".

by | April 05, 2018 | 03:49

The state's largest teachers union is leading the movement, and Vice President Katherine Bishop says teachers will keep showing up at the Capitol until lawmakers restore some of the almost $200 million that's been cut from school budgets over the last decade.

by | April 05, 2018 | 03:42

Preliminary data obtained from the SUV's air bag module suggests the vehicle likely came to a stop at a gravel pullout roughly 70 feet away from the cliff before it accelerated and "went straight off the edge", he said. Relatives of the 8-year-old girl who suddenly died in Mariners Harbor Tuesday afternoon suspect the child suffered a seizure, according to a resident on the block who knows the family .

by | April 05, 2018 | 03:36

It is illegal to hold your cell phone while you are driving. The Automobile Club of Southern California kicked off National Distracted Driving Awareness Month with the launch of a multi-year initiative that aims to make texting while driving as socially unacceptable as alcohol-impaired driving.

by | April 05, 2018 | 03:14

Yes, it was hardly practice as usual at Augusta National when Mickelson and Woods, the game's great rivals who had circled each other like birds of prey for more than two decades, played nine holes together ahead of a major for the first time in their storied careers.

by | April 05, 2018 | 02:56

The person, who was not authorized to speak publicly about private conversations and spoke on condition of anonymity, told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the president is considered a subject of Mueller's probe - not a target .

by | April 05, 2018 | 02:54

Wednesday , and a flood advisory has been issued for the Ohio River through Friday evening. A ragged line of thunderstorms is moving east and developing a touch south early this afternoon and affecting mainly the northeastern half of the Brazos Valley.

by | April 05, 2018 | 02:42

About 6.26M shares traded. Shaers of The Boeing Company ( NYSE :BA) have been recommended as a long term growth pick according to Beta Research. It has outperformed by 70.80% the S&P500. The aircraft producer reported $4.80 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.91 by $1.89. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in 2017 Q4.

by | April 05, 2018 | 02:40

According to President Trump , the Mexican authorities "must stop the drug and flow of people, or I will stop them, NAFTA". And Canada is continuing to defend its system of supply management for eggs, milk and poultry against US demands for a more open market.

by | April 05, 2018 | 02:15

The iPhone is getting a snazzy new upgrade. Zuckerberg told reporters on a conference call he accepted responsibility for the failure to protect user data but maintained that he was still the best person to lead the network of two billion users.

by | April 05, 2018 | 02:09

The onset of the four-month southwest monsoon, which contributes around 70 per cent of India's rainfall, is in June. India's official forecaster, India Meteorological Department, which toes the worldwide weather model, will release its report later this month.

by | April 05, 2018 | 01:50

The condition of the pilot is unknown at this time, but emergency responders are on the scene, a press release from Nellis Air Force Base said. An investigation into the cause of the accident is now underway. The F-16 is a single seat plane. Also Tuesday, a Marine Harrier jet crashed during takeoff from an airport in Djibouti. On Tuesday, a U.S. Marine Corps helicopter crashed during a training mission in Southern California.