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3rd wedlock: Imran Khan ties the knot with Bushra Maneka 3rd wedlock: Imran Khan ties the knot with Bushra Maneka
- February 19, 2018

Imran's political secretary Awn Chaudhry can also be seen in the images. Reportedly, Mufti Saeed officiated the nuptial knot and the ceremony held at residence of Bushra Bibi s brother in Lahore, was attended by close friends of the lawmaker. (more...)
Ten hikers missing after Swiss avalanche Ten hikers missing after Swiss avalanche
- February 19, 2018

Valais police initially believed that 10 people were missing, but later reported that the number was just two. Two hikers are now missing in Switzerland after an avalanche is reported to have swept them away. In January, the avalanche warning reached level five in a wide swathe across Switzerland, including Valais canton. Last month, some parts of the area were cut off for two days due to snow and the threat of avalanches , The Local Switzerland reports. (more...)
Brawl breaks out on cruise after passenger steps on flip flop Brawl breaks out on cruise after passenger steps on flip flop
- February 19, 2018

A police investigation is now under way into the brawl, which occurred during a 10-day cruise of the South Pacific. The second video showed people yelling, crying, throwing punches and a crew member repeatedly kicking a guest on the floor. (more...)
Rain and 60 today, snow possible Saturday Rain and 60 today, snow possible Saturday
- February 19, 2018

I also think snow will melt quickly with 40s on Sunday and 60s next week. The city could see up to seven inches of snow overnight on Saturday , the National Weather Service said. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. The potential exists for downed trees and power lines across the region causing power outages. (more...)
Florida teen shooting survivors announce 'March for Our Lives' demonstration in Washington Florida teen shooting survivors announce 'March for Our Lives' demonstration in Washington
- February 19, 2018

Cruz's social media posts show him posing with guns, knives and dead animals, leaving little question that the 19-year-old was a potential threat. The National Rifle Association and other gun-rights organizations spent almost $55 million in the 2016 election cycle - almost 19 times the amount spent by groups promoting gun restrictions, according to a tally be the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics. (more...)
Gus Kenworthy: 'No Patience' With Trump, Won't Go to White House Gus Kenworthy: 'No Patience' With Trump, Won't Go to White House
- February 18, 2018

Kenworthy and Rippon made headlines as the first two openly gay Olympians, and both have been vocal about Pence's policies on LGBT rights. For Gus Kenworthy , there is a silver lining to breaking his thumb at the Olympics . "I don't think I could have ever come out as a gay athlete 30 years ago and expected to be successful in my sport", said Kenworthy. Previously US figure skater Adam Rippon said that Pence doesn't stand for anything he himself believes in. (more...)
Powerball Winner Will Get Money While Fight to Remain Anonymous Continues Powerball Winner Will Get Money While Fight to Remain Anonymous Continues
- February 18, 2018

New Hampshire Lottery executive director Charles McIntyre, right, addresses reporters following a February 13 hearing on the state's anonymity-seeking lotto victor. Of those, only six, Maryland, Delaware, Kansas, North Dakota, Ohio and SC, allow winners to remain anonymous without relying on a trust. "We don't feel we can choose when we follow the law and when we don't". (more...)
Five women dead after Russian church shooting Five women dead after Russian church shooting
- February 18, 2018

The Russian RBK daily quoted an Orthodox priest saying the attacker opened fire on churchgoers following an afternoon service. A bearded man ran towards the church shouting "Allahu Akbar" and killed four people, ' Father Pavel said. The gunman was seen on surveillance video walking to the scene with a gun. One woman later died at a hospital, a law enforcement source told RIA Novosti . (more...)
National Random Acts of Kindness Day: Vestal senior citizens spread joy National Random Acts of Kindness Day: Vestal senior citizens spread joy
- February 18, 2018

Freshman Ryan Ramey was walking by the seniors shortly after Eschbaugh and also got a $10 gift card. School Spirit Days were observed all week starting with "Hats Off to Kindness", when the fourth and fifth graders wore their favorite hats to school, followed by Pajama Day when students donned their sleepwear to show that they dream of kindness. (more...)
Powerful 7.2 magnitude natural disaster rocks Mexico City… again Powerful 7.2 magnitude natural disaster rocks Mexico City… again
- February 18, 2018

A state government official said the chopper crashed into a group of people who had been spending the night outside after a powerful 7.2 magnitude quake hit the area Friday in the early evening. In addition to Oaxaca and Mexico City , the quake, which lasted some 60 seconds, also rattled the states of Chiapas, Guerrero, Michoacan, Puebla and Mexico. (more...)
Undo injustice, BJP ally Naidu tells Centre Undo injustice, BJP ally Naidu tells Centre
- February 18, 2018

A Union finance ministry official had also confirmed that discussions were underway on new demands made by Andhra Pradesh. Recalling the injustice done to AP by the Congress, he said, "We went with the BJP for getting justice to our state, visited Delhi 29 times, met everyone several times for the past 3.5 years, but in vain as no justice was done by the BJP government". (more...)
Karnataka Congress MLA's son suspended from party for assaulting youth Karnataka Congress MLA's son suspended from party for assaulting youth
- February 18, 2018

As per the primary information, Vidvat was having dinner with his friends around 10 pm. The victim's friend, Praveen, who was with him at the pub , said, "Nalapad walked into the pub and took offence to the way Vidwath was sitting with his leg stretched out". (more...)
Trump meets shooting victims at Florida hospital Trump meets shooting victims at Florida hospital
- February 18, 2018

He was one of 17 people killed by former student and confessed shooter Nikolas Cruz, 19. States including Maine, Minnesota and Vermont allow teens 14 or 16 years old to buy or purchase long guns without parental consent, with some exceptions. (more...)
PM to visit Maharashtra, Karnataka PM to visit Maharashtra, Karnataka
- February 18, 2018

Stressing on the need of building a better infrastructure, he said: "Globalisation is a reality of our times and to keep pace with globalisation, we need top quality infrastructure", he said. The NMIAL, a greenfield airport, will be constructed in the PPP mode on 1,160 hectares on the mainland in Navi Mumbai , across the Mumbai harbour, with the advantage of the upcoming Mumbai Trans Harbour Link, a special economic zone and other major infrastructure developments coming up. (more...)
More than a thousand participate in Oshkosh Polar Plunge More than a thousand participate in Oshkosh Polar Plunge
- February 18, 2018

SIU was the first location to add the Donut Dash, according to information from Special Olympics Illinois. "I love what I do", Hamilton said after he'd emerged from the lake and changed into dry clothes. The school has Special Olympics basketball and track athletes and who participate in the Summer Games. "I couldn't remember because I do so many", she said. (more...)
India to take on South Africa in first T20 today
- February 18, 2018

India take on South Africa in Johannesburg. Virat Kohli and JP Duminy. India is seeking to continue its momentum in the limited-overs games after winning the ODI series 5-1. The bowling department, led by Andile Phehlukwayo , Morris along with chinaman Tabraiz Shamsi will have to come out with something special in order to get rid of the flamboyant Indian batsmen. (more...)
Trump claims he never dismissed Russian meddling, blames Obama Trump claims he never dismissed Russian meddling, blames Obama
- February 18, 2018

In a tweet , the president suggested Russian Federation accomplished its "goal" by prompting FBI investigations and hearings in Congress. "They are laughing their asses off in Moscow". He then implied that the Russian effort had absolutely nothing to do with Trump's win: "Even if they weren't successful..." "It could also be lots of other people. (more...)
President Trump to visit families of Florida massacre victims President Trump to visit families of Florida massacre victims
- February 18, 2018

Thousands of people - including students who survived a deranged killer's rampage in their high school - demanded stricter gun control laws Saturday in Florida, as they blasted the politicians who they said merely pay lip service to their grief. (more...)
Israel's Netanyahu could act against Iran's Israel's Netanyahu could act against Iran's "empire"
- February 18, 2018

Holding it aloft he asked, "Foreign Minister Zarif, do you recognize this?", drawing laughter from the audience. But Israel responded with a raid on what it said was the craft's Syria-based Iranian control system. The episode marked the first time Israel had publicly acknowledged hitting Iranian targets in Syria since the start of the war there in 2011. During the strikes, one of Israel's F-16 fighter jets was shot down, believed to be the first loss of an Israeli plane in combat since 1982. (more...)
Russians Charged With Interfering With US Elections Russians Charged With Interfering With US Elections
- February 18, 2018

Answering a question from a Russian delegate, McMaster said "with the Federal Bureau of Investigation indictment , the evidence is now incontrovertible" of Russian cyber-meddling. The fake Facebook group "United Muslims of America" was used to take out a rally in support of Clinton where a participant was carrying a placard inscribed with "I think Sharia Law will be a powerful new direction of freedom". (more...)
Lindsey Vonn's opener, super-G, delayed because of wind Lindsey Vonn's opener, super-G, delayed because of wind
- February 18, 2018

The 33-year-old was competing at her first Olympics since 2010 having missed out on Sochi 2014 due to injury. Ledecka, favourite in the snowboard parallel slalom in a week's time, clocked 1min 21.11sec to edge defending champion Anna Veith of Austria by one-hundredth of a second. (more...)
Trump Insists No Collusion With Russia As FBI Charges 13 Trump Insists No Collusion With Russia As FBI Charges 13
- February 18, 2018

Three of the people named have also been accused of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and five have been accused of aggravated identity theft. A couple of political parties too have used social media to intimidate critics or spread misinformation . (more...)
PM Modi inaugurates BJP new headquarters at Delhi's PM Modi inaugurates BJP new headquarters at Delhi's
- February 18, 2018

Modi and Shah had laid the foundation stone of the new headquarters in August past year and a Mumbai-based architecture company had designed it. He said that the Jan Sangh and BJP leaders have been at the forefront of all leading mass movements after Independence. (more...)
Indian investigators arrest three in bank fraud Indian investigators arrest three in bank fraud
- February 18, 2018

Speaking at an event in Chennai on Saturday, Subramaniam said while the government was going for recapitalisation of public sector banks, the scrutiny, monitoring and disciplined deployment must be ensured only through greater private participation in banks. (more...)
Transportation Secretary addresses gas tax Transportation Secretary addresses gas tax
- February 18, 2018

Legislation that would address growing funding demands for infrastructure projects should reduce regulations, and connect agencies with private investors, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee indicated in a pronouncement members easily adopted February 14. (more...)
Florida shooting survivor calls out Trump, NRA in emotional speech Florida shooting survivor calls out Trump, NRA in emotional speech
- February 18, 2018

Mental health advocates are warning President Trump's comments perpetuate stigma against people with mental illness , who are more likely to be the victims than the perpetrators of violence. "I would have said without me, they never would have found him". Authorities said 15 victims were being treated in the hospital. The Network for Public Education and the American Federation of Teachers has called on students, teachers and administrators to organise sit-ins, walkouts and other acts ... (more...)
Tougher gun restrictions would not violate Second Amendment Tougher gun restrictions would not violate Second Amendment
- February 18, 2018

Family members hunt. None of them feel it's necessary to hunt with an assault weapon. Obviously background checks won't detect every troubled person, but if one person is stopped, it's worth the law. But as we have said, the conception of the militia at the time of the Second Amendment's ratification was the body of all citizens capable of military service, who would bring the sorts of lawful weapons that they possessed at home to militia duty. (more...)
Recent Jordan Pickford comments will be of interest to Pep Guardiola Recent Jordan Pickford comments will be of interest to Pep Guardiola
- February 18, 2018

Meanwhile, it looks like Gabriel Jesus could be back sooner than it was initially reported with the Brazilian taking incredible strides towards his recovery. The two sides meet at Wembley in the League Cup final next Sunday, with City chasing the first trophy in a possible quadruple. 'They can recover in two or three days, you have to look at the conditions but if the players feel well, we'll see '. (more...)
Trump Visits Florida Victims After School Shooting, Praises Officers and Medical Staff Trump Visits Florida Victims After School Shooting, Praises Officers and Medical Staff
- February 18, 2018

The strong message of a student who survived the mass shooting at a Florida high school this week reverberated across social media Saturday after a passionate speech at an anti-gun rally. An online video purportedly threatening gun violence towards schools prompted more than 4,000 students to be released from school in Nutley, New Jersey. (more...)
66 people killed as plane crashes in southern Iran 66 people killed as plane crashes in southern Iran
- February 18, 2018

Semirom lies in the southwestern region of Iran , around 480 kilometers south of the capital. The ATR 72 plane disappeared from flight-tracking radar just 20 minutes after it took off at 5am (1.30am GMT) local time. "The plane had 50 to 60 passengers", Pir Hossein Koolivand, the head of the emergency services told the Fars news agency. He also said it was not possible to send ambulances to the mountainous area, but choppers are being deployed. (more...)

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