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No evidence Russian Federation interfered in U.S. election - Sergei Lavrov


Manafort and his business associate Richard Gates were charged with conspiracy and money laundering related to undisclosed lobbying work for a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine and a series of off-shore bank accounts. Papadopoulos is suspected of meeting a contact with ties to the Russian government, about thousands of emails supposedly damaging to Trump's Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton. Read More »

New York City police investigate shooting in Manhattan


Video footage showed at least four people lying on a bicycle path along the side of the road, and a fifth person sitting injured on the curbside. The suspect was subsequently shot by NYPD officers and taken into custody. Police have warned that people can expect "many emergency personnel" in the area of Chambers Street and West Street on the lower west side of Manhattan. Read More »

Wal-Mart triples online items, lowers prices as holiday season kicks in


During the same period a year ago, the company posted $1.08 earnings per share. Canney now owns $1,668,875 of stock per an SEC filing yesterday. American Century Companies Inc. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 6,748,580 shares in the company, valued at $536,309,652.60. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink . Read More »

Jaitley and Rahul trade barbs on Twitter


Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday criticised the United Progressive Alliance (UPA ) government saying that ease of corruption has now been replaced by the ease of doing business. "One would expect that a person on such a post has some basic understanding of how world institutions function and the respect they deserve". In the World Bank Group's latest report on Ease of Doing Business global rankings, India for the first time moved into the top 100, due to government ... Read More »

Ohio State debuts at No. 6 in first Playoff rankings of season


It will be interesting to see if the Sooners end up leap-frogging either Ohio State or Penn State this week but for now they might want to worry about their Bedlam rivals on Saturday afternoon as the more pressing issue to deal with. They went and got obliterated by the Mississippi State Bulldogs. First of all, they must win out. As for Jesse Palmer's vision of a rematch this season between the Sooners and Buckeyes, it makes for an interesting debate, but what if it were to actually come ... Read More »

Boiler Blasts at NTPC Plant in Raebareli, 8 Dead and 100 Injured


Reports say that the blast happened in the sixth unit of 500 MW that was commissioned this year only. The power plant's first unit was made operational in 1988 and a fourth unit was added in April 2017. Congress President Sonia Gandhi has expressed shock and horror at the awful tragedy in Rae Bareli where 12 people were killed in a boiler blast in NTPC and several others injured. Read More »

Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017: Hardik Patel softens stand, Rahul Gandhi gets breather


I had been saying this before as well that the Congress is behind the agitation. "We will go to legal experts and then take things forward", Bharatsinh Solanki told reporters. Kathiria said, "The Congress leaders accepted demands like withdrawal of all cases including the sedition charges slapped on Patidars during quota stir, Rs 35 lakh compensation for the kin of deceased and government jobs to their family members, Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe police atrocity and constitution ... Read More »

Will China divert Yarlung Tsangpo-Brahmaputra waters to Xinjiang?

Chinese scientists have developed a plan to bring water to a desert in its northwest via a 1,000-kilometer (621-mile) tunnel, the longest in the world. Has AP CM influenced the Chinese government in linking rivers and diverting waters wasted into the sea for developing barren regions?. "It is to show we have the brains, muscle and tools to build super-long tunnels in hazardous terrains, and the cost does not break the bank", he was quoted as saying by the Post . Read More »

Democrats demand Congress move to protect Mueller from Trump ire


Gates served as a senior aide to the Trump campaign. A controversial figure in the White House, Bannon has been an advocate for the travel ban, for example. "You could only terminate a special counsel for cause, and we just don't see any basis for cause", Sekulow added. Manafort and Gates were indicted Monday on felony charges of conspiracy against the United States and other charges as part of Mueller's probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Read More »

Hamas hands over Gaza border crossings to Palestinian Authority control

Officials in Gaza said that Hamas will still be in charge of security at the crossings because the PA had not yet made arrangements to deploy its forces there. Since the ouster of Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood in 2013, Cairo has seldom opened the Rafah crossing. The agreement calls on the PA, Egypt, the USA and Israel to cooperate on security matters regarding Gaza's crossings. Read More »

Victims of racism, Indian students in Italy say


He has told me that it was a case of robbery and not a racial attack. Keeping up her Twitter diplomacy, Swaraj tweeted: "Attack on Indian students in Milan: I have got the detailed report". According to reports, at least five people were killed and 20 others injured when an attacker riding a motorcycle blew himself up inside the citys diplomatic zone. Read More »

Uluru climbs to be banned after unanimous vote


However the group had consistently wanted to close the site, a sacred men's area, because of its cultural significance. "While there has been a significant reduction in the numbers of people wanting to climb, to less than 20 per cent, today we've got many alternative activities on place on the ground that people can enjoy instead of climbing". Read More »

Nawazuddin Siddiqui apologises and withdraws his book 'An Ordinary Life'


The third and latest blow comes from a Delhi-based advocate, Gautam Gulati , who has filed a complaint against the actor in the National Commission for Women (NCW) for "outraging the modesty of his Miss Lovely co-star". Earlier, after Niharika Singh accused Nawazuddin of "fabricating stories and manipulating a fleeting relationship" to make his book fly off the shelves, Nawazuddin's ex-girlfriend Sunita Rajwar, has slammed him on her facebook post for his " extraordinary lies ". Read More »

Halloween fire safety tips


Keep it simple by removing things that can distract the children toys, phones, etc. Closely inspect all candy before allowing children to eat it. Discard any unwrapped treats from a stranger. Keep decorations away from heat sources like candles, light bulbs and heaters. Use a battery-operated candle or glow stick in jack-o-lanterns. You can find Dr. Read More »

Revanth Reddy switches parties for self-gains: Jupally


Speaking to ANI, Reddy said, "I will try my best to save Telangana". Soon after the House Assembled and Deputy Speaker Padma Devender Reddy, who was presiding, proceeded to take up the question hour as per the agenda, Leader of the Opposition K. Read More »

Senate President Stephen Parry resigns after British citizenship confirmation


A citizenship crisis that has rocked Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's government could claim another high profile lawmaker, with the president of the Senate saying he will resign from parliament if found to be a dual national. Parry said he would resign from his post if his citizenship is confirmed by the United Kingdom. Senator Parry, who earns nearly $350,000 a year is the son of a Briton who moved to Australia in 1951. Read More »

Tinubu to attend APC national caucus after meeting with Buhari


Tinubu, Mr. Buhari had earlier met with the Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Speaker, House of Representatives, Dogara Yakubu. Party Chairman John Odigie-Oyegun, Senate President Bukola Saraki, House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara and some lawmakers also attended. Read More »

Shivraj Singh Chouhan not named in Vyapam chargesheet


The findings of the CBI will come as a major relief for Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan , who will be facing Assembly elections next year. Racketeers were arranging for beneficiary candidates - code named as bogey - and solvers - code named as engine. However, the scam which is said to since 2008, grabbed the media attention in 2015 after a series of witnesses, accused and alleged beneficiaries of the case were found dead under mysterious circumstances. Read More »

Melania Trump is having a Halloween party and Twitter isn't having it


The festive transformation features massive decorative spiders and cobwebs. Kids got an extra treat during a trick-or-treat event at The White House. "The People's House @ WhiteHouse is ready to celebrate", Melania tweeted on Saturday night. Halloween , by definition, is meant to be a pretty scary time of year - and this year in the USA the frights have found their way all the way up to the White House. Read More »

Whittaker gets big boost in title bid as UFC hits Perth

UFC's first event in Perth , Western Australia is made possible by the support of the Government of Western Australia, which is sponsoring the event after recently overhauling the state's regulation for mixed martial arts bouts. "This isn't just huge news for UFC, but for the sport of MMA in Western Australia". The UFC 221 pay-per-view event held at Perth Arena on Sunday February 11 is expected to feature "the best local and worldwide mixed martial artists". Read More »

German police foil attack plot with arrest of Syrian man


He is "strongly suspected of having planned an Islamist-motivated attack" involving highly explosive materials, police said in a statement . It was not yet clear whether the suspect had selected a location to carry out the attack, prosecutors said. Read More »

'Prescription Drug Take Back Program' Collects Record Number of Drugs


It helps ensure the medications are disposed of properly rather than simply throwing them away or flushing them. The "Take Back" initiative seeks to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft. Containers where unwanted and expired prescription medications may be safely disposed will be at locations across Kentucky, and Southern Indiana, on Saturday, from 10 2:00 p.m. Read More »

'NOT IN THE USA': President Trump responds to lower Manhattan terror attack


He was shot by the New York City Police Department and taken into custody. The incident is being investigated as a terror attack by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, according to N.Y.C. In Tuesday's attack, a man in a rented pickup truck drove onto a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center memorial, killing at least eight people and injuring several others. Read More »