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Congress Working Committee to meet on Monday on Rahul elevation


Earlier on October 13, Congress President Sonia Gandhi also hinted that Rahul Gandhi's elevation as party chief "will be done soon". "The date for Congress president elections will be announced, when the nominations will be filed, when the scrutiny will happen and when the date for taking back the names will happen", the Congress leader said. Read More »

Michigan QB Brandon Peters carted off field with injury


Badgers linebacker Andrew Van Ginkel hit Peters as he released a pass on third down, and then quickly began motioning to the MI sideline for athletic trainers to attend to Peters. The loss snaps a three-game win streak for MI (8-3, 5-3 Big Ten), which remains winless against ranked opponents on the road since 2006. Helped by a 52-yard scamper following UW's final touchdown, Jonathan Taylor gained 132 yards on 19 attempts. Read More »

Clinton 'The Worst (and Biggest) Loser of All Time'

The president's tweet follows a recent interview with Mother Jones , in which Clinton claimed "there are lots of questions about its legitimacy" of last year's election. "It was horrifying what he said", Clinton said about those remarks. We live in a country of laws and no one should be above them. And Congress is amid several investigations related to Russia meddle, which the US intelligence community says in true but Russian President Vladimir Putin continues to deny. Read More »

UCLA debating how long shoplifting trio should be suspended, report says


President Donald Trump successfully vouched for the player's release in an appeal to China President Xi Jingping. They were not permitted to play in the game or return to the United States with the team. Ball, Riley and Hill returned to Los Angeles on Tuesday after being detained by police in Hangzhou, China, on November 7 for shoplifting from three different stores during their trip for a game against Georgia Tech. Read More »

Devin Booker has 33 points to power Suns past Lakers 122-113


With three games against the Suns under their belt - the Lakers won the first two - the newly minted enemies will spend the next few months playing other teams. Despite the deficit, Los Angeles was led by Ingram and Brook Lopez notching 12 points each while the team shot 51.2 percent from the field. Lakers: Larry Nance Jr. Read More »

India's Manushi Chhillar crowned Miss World 2017


The last time was in 2000, when Priyanka Chopra won the crown. Miss World 2016 victor Puerto Rico's Stephanie Del Valle gave away the crown to the victor. After her one-year tenure as Miss World she did not take up any further modeling or acting assignments and instead concentrated on medical studies. Born to doctor parents, she is a medical student and has studied at St Thomas School in New Delhi and Bhagat Phool Singh Government Medical College for Women in Sonepat. Read More »

Sock stuns Zverev — ATP finals


And a frustrating match for the world number four came to a fitting end as Goffin wrapped things up by giving a poor second serve the appropriate treatment with a return to which Thiem could not respond to clinch second spot in Group Pete Sampras. Read More »

Trump Delays Change in Elephant Hunting Policy


Several members of the Trump family have killed big game animals in Africa and animal activists believe this is a personal decision by the President which did not take into account the environment. The U.S. decision comes as the longtime president of Zimbabwe was placed under house arrest this week by the nation's military, plunging the southern African nation into political uncertainty. Read More »

BJP, Cong continue war of words over Rafale deal


The minister, flanked by defence secretary Sanjay Mitra and IAF deputy chief Air Marshal R Nambiar at a press conference in South Block on Friday, said the cost negotiated per aircraft by the NDA government was "much lower" than what was being negotiated by the UPA government after Rafale had emerged as the L-1 (lowest bidder) in the MMRCA (medium multi-role combat aircraft) competition. Read More »

Cops: Teacher Was Waiting for Student in Candlelit Room


According to authorities, Day cooperated and admitted to the allegations. Authorities said they were made aware of the alleged relationship after receiving a complaint from the boy's parents, who were anxious that their son had already had sex with the teacher - and believed at the time that she was his chemistry teacher. Read More »

Woman Asks Manspreader for Space, Gets Punched in the Face


I've raped white b--s like you, f--ing c--! "You ain't nothing, you f-ing b-ch!'" "So I said, "Get the 'F" off the train'". "He was definitely not all there", Conde, 29, of Brooklyn , told The Post. But when she called Transit District 34 as directed, cops there told her not to bother heading back there , because she could file a complaint at any precinct. Read More »

EC rules Nitish's is real JD(U)

JD (U) national general secretary Sanjay Jha on Friday accused the Congress of trying to repeatedly prop up Sharad Yadav against Nitish Kumar. While the decision was a shot in the arm for Bihar Chief Minister Nitish, for Yadav, the bad news has come when Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu is set to give his verdict on a JD (U) petition seeking his disqualification from the House for defection. Read More »

Gaza's Rafah crossing with Egypt opens under PA control


Egypt has kept the crossing, vital to Gaza's almost 2 million residents, mostly shuttered since Hamas seized the territory from Abbas' Palestinian Authority in 2007. The PA announced that the Rafah crossing would be permanently reopened, after years of Cairo allowing only intermittent exit through the vital passageway. Read More »

16 new faces in first BJP list of 70 candidates


The list includes four women candidates. A cautious BJP has announced its first list of candidates for 70 assembly constituencies in Gujarat, internally categorised as the A seats, or those which the party is absolutely sure of winning. Read More »

Trump silent on sexual scandals until it's a Democrat


Trump also was captured in a video released one month before the election in which he bragged about grabbing and kissing women against their will. Trump went on television and flatly read an apology for his words, then zealously shifted into offense. Read More »

OSCE watchdog slams Unites States, Russia for 'foreign agent' media laws


The bill is expected to get endorsed by the Federation Council , Russia's upper house of parliament, and then signed into law by Russian President Vladimir Putin. During a visit to the offices of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty on Friday, the USA ambassador to Moscow, Jon Huntsman, said the Russian law was "not reciprocal at all" and went further than measures imposed by Washington. Read More »

Murray, Lendl Split Up Again


Murray yielded the No. 1 ranking to Rafael Nadal this August, shortly before saying he would miss the rest of the 2017 season because of a hip injury. The split, regardless of how amicable, caps a year to forget for Murray. Murray lost in the fourth round of the Australian Open to Mischa Zverev but did reach the semi-finals of the French Open, only to be beaten by Stan Wawrinka in five sets. Read More »

Korean soldier's condition stabilizing


While he was dragged to safety by South Korean troops, the soldier is still said to be in a critical condition in hospital. The soldier's condition was particularly noteworthy because North Korean soldiers, especially those deployed near the border with South Korea, receive priority in food rationing. Read More »

San Diego County unemployment drops to 3.7% but job growth stalls

Amarillo and Midland had the lowest unemployment rates in Texas last month at 2.4 percent. The nationwide jobless rate in October was 4.1 percent, the lowest in almost 17 years. The United States unemployment rate decreased 0.1 percentage point in October to 4.1 percent, while the nation's employers added 261,000 non-farm payroll jobs. Read More »

Medford police respond to potential school shooting threat


Faculty members tried to break up the fight, placing the 17-year-old alleged aggressor in another room. The juvenile was charged with carrying a risky weapon on school grounds and disturbing a school assembly, Deputy Police Chief Christopher Chronopoulos stated in a press release. Read More »

Israel 'willing to share' Iran intelligence with Saudi


Asked if Israel has already shared such information with Saudi Arabia, Eisenkot said: "We are willing to share information if there is a need". "We are ready to share information if necessary". As to whether Israel, would be drawn into a conflict against Hezbollah, Eisenkot said: "We have no intention of initiating an attack on Hezbollah in Lebanon , but we will not accept a strategic threat to Israel". Read More »

Florida Democratic Party Chair Resigns Over Allegations of 'Creepiness'


With newsfeeds overflowing with stories about groping and other sexual assault, Bittel-with his mere hostile work environment-might have flown under the radar but for the additional attention sexual misconduct claims have received of late. Bittel said he is working with leadership to set the date for the party to elect his successor. Two days before the event, two party officials vented over Bittel through email . Read More »