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Viktor Orban predicted to win third term in Hungary elections

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Relying on anti-immigration rhetoric, the Fidesz Party has gained popularity for its hard-line stance, including rerouting incoming refugees to Slovenia and building a border fence with Serbia. That was the highest turnout figure for that hour since at least 1998. Some pollsters said voter turnout above 70 percent could signal that the opposition was mobilising supporters efficiently, and might even deprive Fidesz of its parliamentary majority. Read More »

Siddaramaiah vows to defeat Yeddyurappa and Kumaraswamy in Assembly polls

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Hegde had lodged a complaint with Sagar Rural police, stating that when he was in Talaguppa village on April 4 to review BJP's preparations, some JD (S) activists, including Lokesh Galipura and Raghu, assaulted him. Senior Congress leaders said the state election commission should register a case against BJP president Amit Shah, Yeddyurappa, Union Minister Ananth Kumar and member of Parliament Prathap Simha-the leaders who visited Raju's home on 30 March. Read More »

Putin allies targeted in new US sanctions

The US authorities have also put on the sanction list a number of Russian officials, including Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev, Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, chairman of the Federation Council's global affairs committee Konstantin Kosachyov, and head of the federal communications watchdog Roskomnadzor, Aleksander Zharov, as follows from a news release by the US Department of the Treasury. Read More »

Mayawati slams Amit Shah's remarks on 'cats, dogs'

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Later, he said his intention was not to equate Opposition parties to animals. I had heard a tale that when a devastating flood comes, all the trees, plants, leaves, etc flow away and then all animals including snake, mongoose, dog, cat, Cheetah, Lion jumps on a single banyan tree because they all are scared of the water below the tree. Read More »

Korea seeks summit with Trump in Pyongyang

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President Donald Trump and North Korea leader Kim Jong Un . USA and North Korean officials have reportedly been trying to nail down a location for the summit, with the North Koreans pushing for Pyongyang and the Americans calling for a more neutral location, like Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia. Read More »

Fans jubilant as Bollywood star Salman Khan freed on bail

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Judge Ravindra Kumar Joshi , who began hearing his bail request this morning, has ordered his release on bail. The 52-year-old was convicted last Thursday by a district court in Jodhpur of violating the country's wildlife law two decades after he allegedly shot and killed two blackbucks during a hunting trip in 1998. Read More »

Impressive Blitzboks unbeaten in Hong Kong

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The42 is on Instagram! They opened with wins over Russian Federation (36-5) and Samoa (19-12) to book a quarter-final berth but could do nothing to stop the 17-time Hong Kong champions, who are chasing a fourth successive win at the famed tournament. Read More »

Trump wants to hit China with an additional $100 billion in tariffs

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Doug Kass, who runs hedge fund Seabreeze Partners Management Inc , added: "Our president is going to make market volatility and economic uncertainty great again". "What is important to stress is that the European Union believes that measures should always be taken within the World Trade Organisation framework, which provides numerous tools to effectively deal with trade differences", European Commission spokesman Daniel Rosario said this week. Read More »

Russian Federation loses bid to join OPCW spy poisoning probe

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After Mr Aitkenhead's comments to Sky News, the Foreign Office released a statement saying it had been "clear from the very beginning" that Porton Down had identified the type of substance as novichok. I asked them that myself. " No doubt " UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson departs Downing Street in London after a cabinet meeting, 27-03-2018. German politician Armin Laschet, an ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel, said: "If one forces almost all North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ... Read More »

Poison Gas Attack Inspired by Syrian Activists

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Barzeh is close to the eastern Damascus suburb of Harasta that opposition fighters evacuated last month following weeks of a crushing government offensive on eastern Ghouta . The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights war monitor said at least 40 civilians were dead, including eight children, and even more were wounded. Some opposition activists in Douma posted photographs of people wearing gas masks saying that government forces are shelling the town with poison gas. Read More »

Ralph Norman pulls loaded gun on Moms Demand Action

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On cue, a volunteer with the SC chapter of the gun control group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense speaking with Norman at the time took exception. "I had looked forward to a respectful dialogue with my representative about common-sense gun violence prevention policies". Read More »

Three shot to demise on personal leisure bus in IL

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The suspect has not been located after fleeing the bus after the shooting. Police arrived to find three people dead inside the bus. O'Shea says a "suspect on the bus shot different people on the bus". The driver left the shooting site and parked the bus in a fuel lane at a gas station where police then came. O'Shea said anyone with information should call the Rockford Police Department at 815-966-2900 or Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867. Read More »

Amit Shah mocks Rahul Gandhi for celebrating BJP's bypoll defeats

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Congress president said, "His remarks were disrespectful and reflect his mentality for Dalits, tribals, minority". "They say it to us", Gandhi said. According to Rahul, there is a complete mismanagement of financial sector demonetisation, Nirav Modi, Lalit Modi, Mallya - is the best example. Read More »

Poisoned Russian spy no longer critical, 'improving rapidly'

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It is prepared to talk with law enforcement officersof the Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal , who was poisoned in British Salisbury substance "Beginner", has regained consciousness and can talk. A British Foreign Office spokesperson praised medical staff continuing to treat the pair but said they were "likely to have ongoing medical needs ". Read More »

Father arrested for killing 5-year-old son

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Joseph Daniels, 28, was arrested and booked into Dickson Co. Friday, the focus shifted to his father, authorities said. The Dickson County Sheriff's Office received a call from his parents on Wednesday morning that the boy was missing. wearing pajamas. TBI announced Saturday morning its investigation resulted in the arrest of Joseph Ray Daniels. The boy, who has autism, had been missing for three days. Read More »

Snow Sunday Not Expected to be Heavy in Twin Cities

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It will be a warmer day with highs in the 70s. As the system begins to wind down into the evening, it's quite possible that counties along the northern North Carolina border could see a changeover to some wet snowflakes. The mountains will see mostly cloudy skies today with rain and snow developing after 3 pm. DENVER -Saturday, temperatures warm back to the 50s for Denver and most of the eastern plains. Read More »

Facebook admits to secretly deleting messages Zuckerberg sent through Messenger app

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The requirement for issue ads is new. Facebook said page administrators and advertisers will be verified by being asked to provide a government-issued ID. "I have over 4000 emails, pictures, addresses, sns" Zuckerberg wrote. "Our product is challenging to manage and operate, and about the trade-offs about managing the people and the business, those are quite easy: over the long term the business will be better if you serve people", he said while under questioning from journalists . Read More »

Sean Penn, Robin Wright's son arrested for possession of drugs in Nebraska

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Amid the traffic stop, the cop suspected that there was drug activity and proceeded to search the vehicle. According to the statement, "troopers found 14g of marijuana, 4 amphetamine pills, and 3g of psilocybin mushrooms". "I was doing a lot of stuff, but meth was the main one that brought me down", he told ES magazine previous year. His father, however, may be at the end of his tether at this stage. Read More »

Fire at Trump Tower in NY

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Flames could be seen emerging from the windows of the 50th floor in videos and photos posted to Twitter yesterday by witnesses and the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY). President Trump tweeted "Fire at Trump Tower is out". That one was characterized as an electrical fire, and was mostly confined to the building's roof. Read More »

United States hits Russian oligarchs, senior officials with new sanctions

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Shares in aluminum producer Rusal were down 2.2 per cent on Moscow's exchange after the company was named on the sanctions list. The US Treasury announced earlier in the day that it has imposed new sanctions on 38 Russian individuals and entities, including seven business leaders and 17 senior officials, for their alleged " malign activity " around the world. Read More »