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Six sacked Tripura TMC MLAs join BJP

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BJP's national General Secretary Ram Madhav could not turn up to grace the occasion due to an urgent engagement elsewhere, party sources said. They were axed by TMC for so-called "anti-party activities", after they voted for NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind . Read More »

Abilene police detective killed in crash on way to Dallas

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Ybarra was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Milliorn and Collins were transported to Hendrick Medical Center, and both were expected to recover from their injuries. "I can't imagine what these families will have to go through", APD Chief Stan Standridge said during a news conference late Sunday evening. He said that Ybarra served the department and the city with "honor and integrity". Read More »

I will win Rajya Sabha battle: Ahmed Patel

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Meanwhile, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Monday said that it will support Congress in the Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat. The poll panel rejected the demand saying that NOTA will be applicable. He also warned members of the Congress against cross-voting. The vote is the personal property of an MLA (for the Rajya Sabha election). Ahmed Patel , who met Congress MLAs after they returned from their Bengaluru sojourn, said he was confident of his victory. Read More »

Senator says GOP should have shut down birther movement

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The payments total $7 billion this year and are helping around 7 million people afford coverage. Obama's statute requires that insurers reduce costs for many customers. GOP leaders also intend to reject another Democratic demand: advancing the measure under regular legislative procedures instead of through the planned fast-track path. Read More »

Springfield gas prices hold below Missouri average

She said prices should essentially mirror prices seen at the same time past year. "Motorists are now finding gas prices 14 cents more than this time previous year", Jenkins said on Monday. State of Tennessee- $2.13, up 5.7 cents per gallon from last week's $2.07. The state's average gas price is down by 6¢ a gallon from last week, standing at $2.42. Read More »

ASEAN latest to condemn North Korea for missile tests

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Saturday's United Nations resolution banned exports of coal, iron and iron ore, lead and lead ore as well as fish and seafood by the cash-starved state. In the posting on Saturday, it said diplomats were told the US "trumpeting" about war and its threat of sanctions only increased Pyongyang's "vigilance and courage", and justification for its tests. Read More »

Md. teen unintentionally shot half-brother during Red Line 'affray'

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Jermaine Brown has been charged with first-degree assault for the shooting. Metro Transit Police release photographs of three guys, considered people of intrigue. A teenager was shot on a Metro train Sunday afternoon as the train was pulling into the Takoma Station. The three people exited the Metro system at the Silver Spring station a short time later, authorities said. Read More »

Baltimore Cease-Fire Organizers Keep Efforts Going, Despite Two Killings

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A 37-year-old male was found shot and later pronounced dead after transport to hospital. Baltimore had a record 204 homicides in the first seven months of this year. "There are a lot of conversations that are going on right now to keep this momentum going". So we're just going to tighten it up. "Stop panicking out loud, find a corner and watch us keep getting this work", Erricka Bridgeford said, reading her message Sunday at The Kingdom Life Church. Read More »

Row over abrogation of Article 35(A): National Conference calls Opposition meet

This Article is important to Jammu and Kashmir as it defines the special privileges enjoyed by permanent residents of the state. "When it will come to that decision you will see this mass rising. "And we, as a united front, are going to bring this to the people so that they know the fallout", he said. In 2014, a Delhi-based NGO, We The Citizens, had filed a petition in the Supreme Court demanding that Article 35A be repealed because of its "unconstitutional character". Read More »

Israeli court rules to revoke citizenship of convicted terrorist

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Zayud, a 22-year-old from Umm al-Fahm, was convicted on four counts of attempted murder after he allegedly drove a auto into Israeli soldiers in October 2015. The terrorist's father is reportedly married to an Israeli citizen, but is not an Israeli citizen himself. Palestinian citizens of Israel number around 1.4 million, making up some 18 per cent of Israel's population. Read More »

Chattanooga gas prices up 15.6 cents per gallon in the past month

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In Paducah, prices ranged from $2.02 to $2.19 a gallon. They were up another 9 cents this morning, according to GasBuddy.com , ranking the state 12th in the nation in gas prices. Wholesale gasoline rose 1 cent to $1.65 a gallon. That could bump prices up a couple of pennies this week, and the stations selling gas at the sub-$2.20 prices will disappear, Kloza said. Read More »

Jordanian king arrives for talks with Abbas on Jerusalem, peace efforts

The crisis eased on July 27 when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the removal of the metal detectors, while he has also promised to investigate the embassy incident. The king also said "without the Hashemite custodianship and the steadfastness of the Jerusalemites, the holy sites would have been lost many years ago", according to the official Jordanian news agency. Read More »

Philippine Pres. Duterte Calls For 20K Additional Troops in Marawi

The visiting United States official did not raise human rights issues while President Duterte called himself a "humble friend" of Washington. And despite his previous tirades against the U.S., the President called himself a "humble friend" of Washington during his meeting with Tillerson. Read More »

Aisha goes to London to bring back Buhari

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WIFE of the president, Aisha Buhari has returned to London to be with her ailing husband, President Muhammadu Buhari, having only last week appeared in the country. Also, the bishop received the President at Lambert Palace, London, and had also paid a visit to Buhari in March during his medical vacation. "President Buhari has just spent few days receiving medical attention and Charly Boy and his dubious sponsors are making senseless noise about it, what about a former American President ... Read More »

Sicily fire crew 'caused fires for cash — BBCI

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These types of auxiliary firefighters receive 10 euro (£9) per hour from the Italian government to fight fires. "Compared with 40 interventions from one squad, these volunteers were doing 120, sparking grumbling among some and the desire to join them by others, so they could get more money", Mr Ciavola said in a statement. Read More »

England rugby players sent home from camp

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We look at his misdemeanours... The Samoan-born centre was nearly deported in 2010 after it emerged he was in the country on an expired tourist visa. In 2013, he was forced to apologise once again after a trip to Downing Street ended in embarrassment when he held up "bunny ears" behind then Prime Minister David Cameron's head. Read More »

Donald Trump says political base 'stronger than ever' despite polling to contrary

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A new poll from Firehouse Strategies and 0ptimus shows that President Donald Trump's base appears to be shrinking in swing states that were key to Trump's victory last November. President Donald Trump interrupted his " not a vacation " vacation at his golf resort in New Jersey on Monday morning to assure America that his support is growing, despite evidence to the contrary. Read More »

Kevin Gates Affiliate Yung Mazi Shot and Killed

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In an interview with DJ Small Eyes , he even explained why he believed he kept being targeted for shootings. Police responded to the "Urban Pie" pizza shop on the 2000 block of Hosea L Williams Drive where they found him dead at the scene. Read More »

Pakistan, Iran agree to boost cooperation

He emphasized that the Iranian Parliament would certainly pass legislation to reciprocate the new USA measures. "The Islamic Republic of Iran has always remained committed to implementing the JCPOA and will fulfill its commitments as long as the opposite side does not violate it", Rouhani said. Read More »

Barcelona's Bundesliga target to replace Neymar

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The 20-year-old is labelled a "favourite" for Ernesto Valverde, while the Catalans are said to be "serious" about getting a deal done for the French worldwide. "The word "not" means there is no interpretation". Liverpool fans will again notice how Coutinho was left out of that list. Dybala has a close relationship with Lionel Messi , who he texts and plays computer games with regularly, but 20-year-old Dembele is now seen as much easier to purchase, and likely cheaper at around £70m. Read More »

China sets conditions for start of talks on sea feud code

China's foreign minister said on Sunday negotiations between Southeast Asian countries and China on a code of conduct for the South China Sea would start this year, and whatever agreement is made must be adhered to. Robespierre Bolivar, spokesman of the Department of Foreign Affairs, described the initial progress after years of efforts by Southeast Asian countries to negotiate a code of conduct with China "as a very big step". Read More »

Russian foreign minister says USA ready to continue talks

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The United States has been providing the Philippines with surveillance capabilities, training, information and aircraft to help it fight a monthslong siege of a southern city by pro-Islamic State group militants, the top US diplomat said Monday as he prepared to meet the country's polarizing president. Read More »