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Rape, stalking charges slapped against Kerala Congress MLA


However, after Kollam City Police Commissioner Ajeetha Begum took the 50-year-old woman's statement on Thursday, the police team made a decision to invoke rape charges. The police would consider taking the MLA's statement only after the medical examination of the complainant. While he had been booked for abetment of suicide and use of obscene language on the basis of a complaint filed by the victim's husband, it is likely that the police will invoke sections of the Indian Penal Code related ... Read More »

Army thrashes JKP cops: The police statement


The Army highhandedness hasn't gone down well with the officers in J&K Police who have asked the Army to launch a time-bound inquiry into the matter. Official sources told UNI that some private vehicles ferrying the Army personnel in civvies were stopped at a check-post at Gund in Ganderbal on Srinagar- Baltal base camp route late last night. Read More »

Sanjay Kothari appointed Secretary to new President


Sanjay Kothari, Chairman of the Public Enterprises Selection Board, was on Saturday appointed as Secretary to President-elect Ram Nath Kovind, an official statement said. His work focuses on Indian domestic politics and foreign/trade policy, and their increasing interplay. Malik a frequent columnist, writes for a number of national and worldwide publications. Read More »

Trump warned against early pardons in Russian Federation probe


Speaking at the same event in Aspen, James Clapper, the former director of national intelligence under Obama, was also critical of Trump's administration. A spokesperson for the committee's ranking Democrat, California Sen. "He was sitting in that chair", Trump said. When asked if the leaders held any other conversations during the summit or met each other in the corridor, Lavrov used the analogy of children at a kindergarten. Read More »

Bustling Stocks in Focus: Sanofi (NYSE:SNY) and Banco Santander, SA (NYSE

On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 41.58 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.11, Consequently Banco Santander (NYSE: SAN)'s weekly and monthly volatility is 0.84%, 1.33% respectively. FNY Partners Fund LP acquired a new stake in Banco Santander-Chile during the first quarter worth $125,000. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 36,570 shares of the bank's stock worth $800,000 after buying an additional 1,800 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

Replica Noah's Ark "takes back rainbow for God"


While the colorful new lighting of the Ark Encounter , a large-scale Noah's Ark replica filled with exhibits, spurred numerous responses from Ark supporters, some in the LGBTQ community made fun of the move. According to the tourism cabinet's letter, the park "is in breach of its Tourism Development Agreement" now that it's been sold to Crosswater Canyon - and in a brilliant display of pettiness, the tourism board accused Ham of being aware of the possibility of violating the rebate. Read More »

ACLU urges senators to oppose bill targeting Israel boycotts


Ben Cardin, D-Md., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio. The senators explained that the bill only expands an existing law against complying with a boycott of an American ally at the behest of a foreign government, namely by also restricting participation in such boycotts if they are imposed by global governmental organizations, such as the United Nations. Read More »

Metro Nigeria Army Launches 40-day Manhunt for Abubakar Shekau


This was made known in a statement by the Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, Director Army Public Relations. After each claim, the elusive terrorist had also released audio or video messages to refute the Nigerian military's claim, but the military on their part had also played down his messages, sometimes claiming they were concocted. Read More »

Unusual Activity Sighted in First Internet Bancorp (NASDAQ:INBK) Shares

Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in First BanCorp.by 21.8% in the first quarter. Street analysts have given views on company stock. The dividend will be $0.080 per share for the quarter which is $0.32 annualized. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, May 31st. First Internet Bancorp's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 10.96%. Read More »

Open runner-up Phil Mickelson misses half-way cut 'with flair'


I thought I had a good game plan. Phil Mickelson's search for a first victory since the 2013 Open Championship continues after the five-time major victor missed the halfway cut "with flair" at Royal Birkdale. I didn't adjust to the ground, how far the ball was running. Mickelson's younger brother, Tim, who is Jon Rahm's agent, replaced Mackay and will caddie through the end of the year. Read More »

Manafort, Trump Jr. to Be Interviewed, Won't Testify at Senate Hearing


Some of the investigators have vast experience prosecuting financial malfeasance, and the prospect that Mr Mueller's inquiry could evolve into an expansive examination of Mr Trump's financial history has stoked fears among his aides. U.S. intelligence agencies have accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of approving an influence campaign to sway the November 2016 vote in Trump's favour, allegations rejected by the Kremlin. Read More »

Turkey-backed rebel reinforcements arrive in Idlib for Nusra fight - rebels


Under the terms of the ceasefire, the Ahrar al-Sham agreed to withdraw from the border crossing in return for it being transferred to civilian administration. HTS opposes the agreement, which calls for continued fighting against jihadist groups like its main component Fateh al-Sham Front. "As soon as the designation of the province of Idleb as the area of de-escalation (...) Tahrir al-Sham has felt that the war was launched against him", says Mr. Read More »

Two dead, several injured on Greece's Kos from quake -mayor


The quake was also felt on the Greek island of Rhodes. He said the army was mobilised along with emergency services. Giorgos Hadjimarkos, regional governor, said four or five of the injuries were "worrying" and damaged buildings were being inspected, but the "main priority at the moment is saving lives". Read More »

Budget breakthrough? Assembly Republicans accept Scott Walker's offer for roads


Fitzgerald reiterated that senators want to reduce or eliminate the personal property tax, which they had proposed doing using money Walker now wants to target to lower road borrowing. Fitzgerald spokeswoman Myranda Tanck says only that the letter is being reviewed. He said the Assembly is still pushing for new revenue - which won't fly with Walker - and Fitzgerald questioned whether Walker's offer actually eliminates transportation bonding levels as the Assembly suggests. Read More »

DU announces 6th cut-off list, admissions start today


Seats, although, at mostcolleges are vacant only for reserved category. But certain colleges still have a few seats left. Admissions under the sixth list is expected to be approved until Tuesday. The academic session at DU began on July 20 and the sixth list is the last chance for students to get their foot in the door. "Admissions for the sixth cut-off will take place between 22 and 25 July (except Sunday) for all categories", the DU Registrar said in a release. Read More »

Hundreds of People Arrested During Venezuela General Strike


Mr Maduro has refused and is instead going ahead with plans to form a constituent assembly which would have the power to rewrite the constitution and bypass the National Assembly. Protesters barricaded roads in Caracas and other cities with rubbish and furniture. Maduro said the violence of the opposition clashes affected 50 percent of trade and shopping centers had to close because of alleged threats. Read More »

Popular manga 'One Piece' to be remade into live-action TV drama


The track record for adapting anime to live-action is also spotty , but we'll see if studios have figured it out with a pair of upcoming projects: Netflix's Death Note movie , and the upcoming Cowboy Bebop series . One Piece follows the adventures of Luffy and his crew of eccentric pirates as they sail the Grand Line in search of the legendary treasure known as the " One Piece ". Read More »

Philippines President Vows to Never Visit 'Lousy' America


The President lashed out at the US Congress for meddling with domestic issues such as the drug crackdown. These figures easily breach the 3,000 killed and murdered during the Marcos regime that lasted two decades. In some areas of the Philippines, police officers have received significant under-the-table payments for "encounters" in which alleged drug offenders were killed, he said, citing results of an investigation the group conducted. Read More »

Scotty McCreery Cited for Trying to Bring Loaded Gun Through Airport Security


Raleigh's News & Observer reports that McCreery, 23, was stopped by police at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport around 6PM on July 13 after TSA agents, during a routine security scan, found a loaded handgun in his backpack. He was charged with conspiracy to commit robbery with a risky weapon and robbery with a unsafe weapon, according to People . "I have learned a lesson that I won't forget", he said. Read More »

State Department: US to block Americans from traveling to North Korea


Previously, the state department had warned USA citizens against visiting North Korea, noting a "serious risk of arrest and long-term detention under North Korea's system of law enforcement". Few Britons visit North Korea, with most who do travelling as part of an organised tour. But the US State Department has strongly warned US citizens against travelling there. Read More »

House Republican dismisses Trump as 'a distraction'

A worry for Republicans is that for seven years they have told people they will repeal Obamacare and they have failed to come up with a plan to replace or fix it that can garner the votes for passage. Refusing to call on CNN or the New York Times didn't have much of an impact, either. "It's hard to predict what the final product will look like", the aide said. Read More »

Onalaska church schedules VBS


Sunday with guest Nicholas Kendrick. This year's theme is "The Miracles of Jesus". Children ages 4 through fifth-grade are encouraged to attend. Register by Wednesday. Lunch will be served following the service. Antioch Baptist Church , 11484 St. Stories, songs, games and crafts will help children learn about faith in God, especially in challenging times. Read More »

Trump's Laptop Flight Ban Comes to an End


Ten the airports in the Middle East and North Africa have now installed new equipment or strengthened procedures to protect against a laptop bomb, and the restrictions have been lifted. The United States reportedly sent officials to scrutinize the security measures at 10 airports in the region, verifying that the detection and screening protocols were suitable to prevent the feared attacks. Read More »

ACA repeal leads to a 'death panel'


A study conducted by the Urban Institute found that under the Senate's original plan, Florida's uninsured rate would skyrocket by 62 percent under the Senate health bill - leaving 2.1 million fewer Floridians with health insurance in the next 10 years. Read More »