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Fake voter ID: JD(S) urges EC to ensure fair K'taka polls Fake voter ID: JD(S) urges EC to ensure fair K'taka polls
- May 09, 2018

He visited the same apartment during campaigning. "Apart from two aluminium boxes filled with ID cards, there were two printers and six laptops", Jagadish was quoted by TOI . "We appeal to the EC that there should be no compromise with free and fair elections". Lodge an FIR against all these top BJP leaders. In a tweet, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar accused the Congress of engineering the "conspiracy to rig election in face of their imminent defeat". (more...)
Mourinho: Messi and Ronaldo make their nations contenders Mourinho: Messi and Ronaldo make their nations contenders
- May 09, 2018

The World Cup trophy is arguably the only piece of silverware missing from Ronaldo's glittering cabinet. Also during his analytical breakdown of the forthcoming competition, Mourinho gave his opinion on the most decorated nation in World Cup history, five-times winners Brazil, believing the Little Canaries boast one of the more balanced and flexible squads going into the tournament. (more...)
Afghanistan: Multiple explosions hit Kabul, gunfight underway near PD13 Police Headquarters Afghanistan: Multiple explosions hit Kabul, gunfight underway near PD13 Police Headquarters
- May 09, 2018

Whereas, another explosion happened in Qala-e-Fatullah area. A travel agency that handles Indian visa applications is located on the same street as the Shar-e-Naw police station. The Taliban militant group on Wednesday formally announced the start of its annual spring offensive, dismissing offers of peace talks by Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani. (more...)
French Foreign Minister: Iran deal "not dead", Macron to contact Rouhani
- May 09, 2018

The UK, France and Germany have issued a joint statement assailing President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the US from the nuclear deal with Iran . "Therefore we, the E3 [the UK, France and Germany] will remain parties to the JCPOA", they said. We encourage Iran to show restraint in response to the decision by the US; Iran must continue to meet its own obligations under the deal, cooperating fully and in a timely manner with IAEA inspection requirements. (more...)
BSE Odisha Matric Results-2018 to be declared on May 7 BSE Odisha Matric Results-2018 to be declared on May 7
- May 09, 2018

According to the latest news, the board is going to release Odisha 10 Board Result 2018 on 05 May 2018 . Despite re-examination of economics paper, the Central Board of Secondary Education ( CBSE ) will not delay Class 12 Board Exam Result 2018. (more...)
Backed congressman in 5-way Ohio GOP US Senate battle Backed congressman in 5-way Ohio GOP US Senate battle
- May 09, 2018

Democrat Conor Lamb's razor-thin victory earlier in March in a Pennsylvania congressional district that heavily supported GOP President Donald Trump is buoying Democrats' hopes they can take control of the OH district. As soon as Renacci was declared the victor of the GOP nomination last night, the battle against Democratic incumbent Sherrod Brown began. He has long fashioned himself as a champion of the working class and taken tough-on-trade positions. (more...)
Trump beat by Putin, China's Xi in Forbes most powerful person list Trump beat by Putin, China's Xi in Forbes most powerful person list
- May 09, 2018

Please adhere to our commenting policy to avoid being banned. Prior to Forbes' depiction of Duterte as among those "most powerful" people all over the world, the Time Magazine, in its May 14 global edition, listed the Philippine President as a "strongman". (more...)
Malaysia decides today in 'Mother of all elections' Malaysia decides today in 'Mother of all elections'
- May 09, 2018

As polls opened, some opposition leaders claimed their phones were flooded with spam calls from overseas to hamper their communications. Najib's long-ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) is favoured by most observers to win despite an election-eve opinion poll suggesting that its support was slipping and that Mahathir's alliance would get more votes, although they would be concentrated in peninsular west Malaysia. (more...)
Police officer fatally shoots groundhog blocking traffic Police officer fatally shoots groundhog blocking traffic
- May 09, 2018

The deputy backs up as the groundhog comes toward him, kneels and shoots it. The officer shoots animal once and then a second time when the animal gets up again and turns toward him. He said it was not known whether the groundhog was rabid. Baltimore Sun reporter Jessica Anderson contributed to this article. According to the NY Daily News, the footage was taken by Justyna Olkowska who was on her way home from work. (more...)
Pompeo in NKorea to set summit agenda Pompeo in NKorea to set summit agenda
- May 09, 2018

Ahead of a meeting between Mr. Trump and President Xi Jinping of China in Germany previous year, for example, a White House statement referred to Mr. Pompeo is hopeful that a date and a place for the upcoming summit will be determined during his visit. If, after Trump's meeting with Kim, the ball continues to roll and a peace accord is signed between North and South Korea, then Trump indeed deserves the Nobel Peace Prize. (more...)
Stadium violence investigation leads to further arrests Stadium violence investigation leads to further arrests
- May 09, 2018

The second arrest is that of a 42-year-old gardener from Hillcrest. The 21-year-old was seen on video clips circulated on social media showing him looting the camera which was believed to belong to Supersport. "I would advise those who were part of the mob that went on a rampage on that unfortunate day to hand themselves over to police as one of these three who were arrested did". (more...)
Vice President's Brother Captures GOP House Primary in Indiana Vice President's Brother Captures GOP House Primary in Indiana
- May 09, 2018

Mr. Lamb tried to make an issue of Mr. Pence's record in business - a convenience store company he ran was forced into bankruptcy and was sued by a local bank for $3.8 million in unpaid loans - but he could not overcome his opponent's structural advantages. (more...)
Iran president warns of 'problems' as Trump decision looms Iran president warns of 'problems' as Trump decision looms
- May 09, 2018

Even as John Kerry was acquiescing to one Iranian demand after the next, a number of senators explained to the despots in Tehran that such a deal could be easily scuttled. The U.S. exit from the deal, so closely associated in Iran with Rouhani, could tip the balance of power in favor of his hardline opponents, some Iran experts said. (more...)
Shiv Sena fields Shrinivas Vanaga Shiv Sena fields Shrinivas Vanaga
- May 09, 2018

The Hitendra Takur-led Bahujan Vikas Aghadi (BVA) is likely to declare their candidate on May 10. Shrinivas Wanga and Praful Wanga along with their mother Jayashree joined the Sena in the presence of party president Uddhav Thackeray . "They should stand behind us and support our candidate". "The family waited for a week for communication from the BJP". The Shiv Sena has, however, maintained that the Wanga family was being sidelined by the BJP and was disgruntled, and that is the reason they ... (more...)
Bill Gates Feels Like Shorting Bitcoin If It Was Easy Bill Gates Feels Like Shorting Bitcoin If It Was Easy
- May 09, 2018

Business Insider reported that during a meeting with Berkshire Hathaway's shareholders, CNBC anchor Andrew Ross Sorkin relayed a question, which asked why Buffett's businesses would continue to work with gun manufacturers when it's contrary to his own beliefs. (more...)
Trump sending spending cuts of up to $15B to Congress Trump sending spending cuts of up to $15B to Congress
- May 09, 2018

One of the most eye-catching proposals is to rescind $7 billion from the Children's Health Insurance Program. President TrumpDonald John TrumpSessions unveils "zero tolerance" policy at southern border NY attorney general resigns after allegations of physical abuse Trump Jr. (more...)
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heads to North Korea US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heads to North Korea
- May 09, 2018

In particular, he added that the focus will rest both with building a framework for the likely summit between Trump and Kim and with setting expectations for negotiations. A North Korean foreign ministry spokesman warned the claims are a "dangerous attempt" to ruin a budding detente on the Korean Peninsula after the summit between Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in. (more...)
US President Donald Trump decides to exit nuclear accord with Iran US President Donald Trump decides to exit nuclear accord with Iran
- May 09, 2018

The grace period until the sanctions are imposed may offer the deal's proponents an opening to negotiate, and Trump said Tuesday he was open to finding diplomatic means to address his concerns. The three European allies have vowed to remain in the agreement and while the deal itself contains no provisions for withdrawal, Iran has threatened to reactivate suspended elements of its nuclear program if the United States reneges on any of its obligations under the pact's terms. (more...)
Obama says Trump's Iran decision 'misguided' Obama says Trump's Iran decision 'misguided'
- May 09, 2018

The Iran Deal is over . "The JCPOA is working", Obama said in a statement , referring to the deal his administration brokered in 2015. " One of the peculiarities of the agreement", Maloney told reporters, is it "does not include mechanisms for withdrawal". (more...)
Syria says downs two Israeli missiles near capital Syria says downs two Israeli missiles near capital
- May 09, 2018

On Tuesday, may 8, the Israeli military fired several missiles at Syrian army positions near the Syrian capital Damascus , reported the Syrian state media. Iranian forces have supported the Syrian government in a devastating civil war against insurgents. Nevertheless, the strike could further inflame tensions between Iran and Israel , putting their militaries on a collision course in war-torn Syria . (more...)
South Africa: Sports Minister Says Government Won't Support Morocco's WC Bid South Africa: Sports Minister Says Government Won't Support Morocco's WC Bid
- May 09, 2018

The Minister of Sport and Recreation said that they are very clear that they can't support Morocco. Quoted by South African news outlet Times Live , the Minister continued, explaining that the country's parliament "was very straightforward in this regard, it is the mandate of the country, and it is an obligation for sporting bodies to understand what the country's agenda is". (more...)
'Outsider' Braun wins Senate primary
- May 09, 2018

Any similarity to President Donald Trump is entirely intentional. On Monday, President Trump appealed to the state's primary voters to oppose Blankenship, arguing he "can't win" in the general election. Gibbons filed a defamation lawsuit against Renacci, who had won Trump's endorsement, alleging his campaign falsely claimed Gibbons was anti-Trump. Rep. (more...)
Germany probes Audi for potential new illegal emissions device Germany probes Audi for potential new illegal emissions device
- May 09, 2018

According to papers filed in March, Winterkorn allegedly found out about the so-called defeat device installed in the carmaker's cars in 2014, following a study of West Virginia University's Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines, and Emissions. (more...)
Hungary's PM to build 'old-school Christian democracy' Hungary's PM to build 'old-school Christian democracy'
- May 09, 2018

Mr. Orban's party, Fidesz, and the allied Christian Democratic People's Party won 133 of the 199 seats in Parliamentary after a campaign that election observers called free but not entirely fair . But there was some scuffling between police and a small group of protesters who tried to get nearer to the parliament exits to jeer and taunt politicians and guests leaving the building. (more...)
Monroe County, Illinois leaders declare it a 'sanctuary county' for gun owners Monroe County, Illinois leaders declare it a 'sanctuary county' for gun owners
- May 09, 2018

Effingham and Iroquois Counties were the first to pass the measures, with similar resolutions passing since then in Saline, Jefferson and Perry County. Currently, there are a number bills proposed in the state that would do things such as limit the sales of assault rifles and make bump stocks illegal. (more...)
Marcus Morris blasts Joel Embiid as Celtics-Sixers rivalry gets more heated
- May 09, 2018

He poked fun at the 6-foot-2 Rozier. "Listen, we're out there just having fun", Rozier said , unaware at the time of Embiid's comments about him. Joel Embiid insisted on trying to take the ball away from him and, as has become commonplace in the National Basketball Association now, the two fought over who should be able to hold the ball like a kids in the schoolyard. (more...)
The High Court rules Labor Senator ineligible over dual citizenship The High Court rules Labor Senator ineligible over dual citizenship
- May 09, 2018

Following the decision, Ms Gallagher said she was "deeply disappointed" by the decision but maintained she followed legal advice. The four lower house MPs under a citizenship cloud are Labor's Susan Lamb, Josh Wilson and Justine Keay, as well as Rebekha Sharkie of the Centre Alliance, formerly the Nick Xenophon Team. (more...)
State Patrol: Alcohol Involved In Fatal Motorcycle Crash State Patrol: Alcohol Involved In Fatal Motorcycle Crash
- May 09, 2018

OHP Trooper Dwight Durant said two vehicles were involved in the collision. The other vehicle was occupied by a lone female driver. Simpson was transported to Southern Ohio Medical Center (SOMC), where he was pronounced dead. Fernando Varela Hernandez died following a collision with a vehicle while driving his motorcycle in the 1500 block of USA 1 in St. Augustine, a Florida Highway Patrol news release said. (more...)
DeWine, Cordray Win Primaries In Race For Ohio Governor DeWine, Cordray Win Primaries In Race For Ohio Governor
- May 09, 2018

Cordray's lively primary against Kucinich and two other main contenders, state Sen. State Sen. Joe Schiavoni had 7 percent while former Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O'Neill garnered 6 percent. DeWine's victory over Kasich's lieutenant governor , Mary Taylor, followed a bitter and expensive campaign in which Taylor likened DeWine's record to that of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton and questioned his loyalty to President Trump. (more...)
Chinese censors target comments on provocative US Weibo post Chinese censors target comments on provocative US Weibo post
- May 09, 2018

As a country that faces difficulties ahead, Taiwan must do everything in its power to deal with those challenges and that will take the determination of both its leader and people not to give in to defeatism, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said recently. (more...)

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