Polling underway for 42 LS seats in Andhra, Telangana

In Bihar , four seats go to polls on Thursday, with Chirag Paswan of the Lok Janshakti Party contesting from Jamui, and Gaya (reserved) being contested by Hindustani Awaam Morcha chief and former Chief Minister of Bihar Jitan Ram Manjhi. More..

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Hong Kong: guilty verdict against 'Umbrella' protest leaders a
by | Thursday, April 11, 2019

Hong Kong: guilty verdict against 'Umbrella' protest leaders a "crushing blow"

Among them are three prominent activists - Chu Yiu-ming, Benny Tai and Chan Kin-man - who are seen as the faces of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement. In a 2014 photo a protester holds an umbrella during a pe...More..

Minnesota man's family sues Boeing over deadly plane crash
by | Thursday, April 11, 2019

Minnesota man's family sues Boeing over deadly plane crash

A similar crash involving the same Boeing model plane crashed into the waters off Indonesia in October, killing all 189 on board. Some of the routes which are cancelled on both April 9 and 10 include Hyderaba...More..

NY holidaymakers presumed dead in Dominican Republic
by | Thursday, April 11, 2019

NY holidaymakers presumed dead in Dominican Republic

A police report was filed for the missing couple on March 29. The couple stayed at the Grand Bahia Principe Cayacoa resort at the country's Samaná peninsula and were expected back to the states on March 27 but ...More..

Theresa May seeks Brexit delay from Merkel and Macron
by | Thursday, April 11, 2019

Theresa May seeks Brexit delay from Merkel and Macron

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned Theresa May the European Union is likely to agree to a longer Brexit delay than the one she is asking for. Michael Brown said he has become so fed up with the Tori...More..

Inspired by ISIS, man planned Nice-style attack in DC area
by | Thursday, April 11, 2019

Inspired by ISIS, man planned Nice-style attack in DC area

According to court documents and a federal government detention memo, Henry stole a U-Haul van with the "intention of using it as a weapon against pedestrians on sidewalks within the National Harbor" after clai...More..

Japanese F-35 crashed into Pacific, rest of fleet grounded
by | Thursday, April 11, 2019

Japanese F-35 crashed into Pacific, rest of fleet grounded

The plane had logged a total of 280 hours in the air since its first flight, he added. Officials are unsure whether the plane crashed and, if it did, whether the pilot was able to eject from the aircraft. T...More..

Mnuchin says he'll 'follow the law' on Trump tax returns
by | Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Mnuchin says he'll 'follow the law' on Trump tax returns

He said he had not spoken directly with anyone from the White House about the tax returns, but that members of his team had. The IRS statute, known as 6103, says three people on Capitol Hill - the Senate Financ...More..

Khashoggi's children deny settlement over murder
by | Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Khashoggi's children deny settlement over murder

Earlier this month, a source told CNN that Khashoggi's family have received millions of USA dollars in cash and assets as compensation for the killing. But Republicans and Democrats have both bristled over the ...More..

FDNY Firefighter, Former Westchester Resident Killed In Afghanistan By Roadside Bomb
by | Wednesday, April 10, 2019

FDNY Firefighter, Former Westchester Resident Killed In Afghanistan By Roadside Bomb

The U.S. and NATO Resolute Support mission issued a statement "to clarify initial reporting" about Monday's roadside bombing of an American convoy near the main U.S. "I am deeply saddened by the loss of two m...More..

‘Spying did occur’ by intelligence agencies on Trump campaign - AG Barr
by | Wednesday, April 10, 2019

‘Spying did occur’ by intelligence agencies on Trump campaign - AG Barr

Barr told the House lawmakers that he expects to release a redacted version "within a week". Addressing whether he would review why the Federal Bureau of Investigation launched a counterintelligence to determ...More..

April Blizzard Will Be One to Remember
by | Wednesday, April 10, 2019

April Blizzard Will Be One to Remember

The National Weather Service in Chanhassen issued a winter storm watch for Morrison, Mille Lacs, Todd and Wadena counties as well as the Twin Cities metro area, extending south to the Minnesota-Iowa border....More..

Feud between wife, ex-wife sparks slander case in Dubai
by | Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Feud between wife, ex-wife sparks slander case in Dubai

You left me for this horse", read one of her two comments. She was booked with breaching Dubai's draconian cybercrime laws for her abusive comment on Facebook that she posted from the United Kingdom after k...More..

Israel’s Netanyahu set to win record 5th term as PM
by | Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Israel’s Netanyahu set to win record 5th term as PM

With 97 per cent of the vote counted, results showed Likud and other right-wing parties allied to Mr Netanyahu had taken about 65 seats in the 120-seat parliament, media reports said. Once the vote tally is f...More..

Protesters converge near army headquarters
by | Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Protesters converge near army headquarters

Since the emergency came into effect, protests have been largely confined to the capital and its twin city of Omdurman, but organisers had called for widespread rallies as well as the march on the army headquar...More..

Venezuela's Guaido calls demo to maintain pressure on Maduro
by | Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Venezuela's Guaido calls demo to maintain pressure on Maduro

Pro-Guaido protests drew thousands in rallies across the country on Saturday. The United States and dozens of other countries stand at odds with the government of Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro, recognising oppos...More..

White House won’t say if Trump has seen the Mueller report
by | Wednesday, April 10, 2019

White House won’t say if Trump has seen the Mueller report

Mr Barr did confirm however, that he will release the report "within a week". Democratic Representative Jerry Nadler, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, said Barr must had over the document. The redac...More..

NZealand privacy tsar accuses Facebook of failing to cooperate
by | Wednesday, April 10, 2019

NZealand privacy tsar accuses Facebook of failing to cooperate

Companies have pulled out from advertising on Facebook . Facebook took almost 30 minutes to detect the live stream of the mosque shooting in mid-March. "He [Zuckerberg] can't actually tell us, or won't tell ...More..

London's Ultra-Low Emission Zone Kicks in Today
by | Wednesday, April 10, 2019

London's Ultra-Low Emission Zone Kicks in Today

The ULEZ will be in effect in the same area affected by the London congestion charge , which charges drivers £11.50 ($15) when entering the center of the city in order to decrease rates of traffic. TfL estimat...More..

Doctors Find 4 Live Bees Inside Woman's Eye, Feeding On Her Tears
by | Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Doctors Find 4 Live Bees Inside Woman's Eye, Feeding On Her Tears

But nope. It was bees. Dr Hung Chi-ting, head of ophthalmology, told a press conference the bees were feeding on the moisture and salt in the woman's tears. She is now on her way to making a full recovery a...More..

Brexit summit: European Union expected to grant United Kingdom extension with strings attached
by | Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Brexit summit: European Union expected to grant United Kingdom extension with strings attached

Mr Tusk, in a letter to the heads of the 27 remaining member states, said there was "little reason to believe" that the ratification of Mrs May's beleaguered Brexit deal could be completed by the end of June....More..

Couple missing almost 2 weeks after disappearing during Dominican Republic vacation
by | Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Couple missing almost 2 weeks after disappearing during Dominican Republic vacation

Moore's brother, Lashay Turner , said they had a rental auto during their time in the Dominican Republic, but there is no sign of the vehicle. Their phones have been turned off, their personal vehicle remains ...More..

Dalai Lama hospitalized with chest infection, feeling better
by | Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Dalai Lama hospitalized with chest infection, feeling better

The Dalai Lama has been admitted to hospital in the Indian capital, Delhi, with a chest infection, but is reported to be in a stable condition. "His condition is stable", informed Taklha. Over recent years, the...More..

IRS chief says he'll decide on Trump tax returns
by | Wednesday, April 10, 2019

IRS chief says he'll decide on Trump tax returns

The Post notes the "process is created to be walled off from White House interference, in part because of corruption that took place during the Teapot Dome scandal in the 1920s". After Mnuchin requested an end ...More..

Elder Blasts Obama Judge's 'Absurd' Ruling That Migrants Can't Stay in Mexico
by | Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Elder Blasts Obama Judge's 'Absurd' Ruling That Migrants Can't Stay in Mexico

Seeborg's decision halting the program will go into effect Friday. "Indeed, in essence, plaintiffs are arguing that because they are subject to expedited removal, they should at a minimum have the protections...More..

Dozens of neglected animals evacuated from Gaza zoo to Israel
by | Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Dozens of neglected animals evacuated from Gaza zoo to Israel

The Director of Information and Public Relations of the Ministry Fayez Al-Sheikh said the animals and birds have been moved from the Rafah Park in the southern Gaza Strip to the Highland Reserve in Jordan . "M...More..

Apparent wreckage from missing F-35 jet found: Japan gov't source
by | Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Apparent wreckage from missing F-35 jet found: Japan gov't source

Local media reported that contact with the Lockheed Martin-made stealth fighter was lost just before 7:30 p.m. local time, with the aircraft's last reported location identified over the Pacific Ocean about mile...More..

Here's Why Boeing Shares Were Down on Monday
by | Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Here's Why Boeing Shares Were Down on Monday

On Friday, the company cut its monthly 737 production by almost 20 percent, signaling it did not expect aviation authorities to allow the plane back in the air anytime soon. In a statement, Boeing said, "The ...More..

Iran's MPs don uniform of Revolutionary Guards in protest at US
by | Tuesday, April 09, 2019

Iran's MPs don uniform of Revolutionary Guards in protest at US

Members of parliament from various political factions wore a dark green revolutionary guard uniform in a show of solidarity with the elite forces on Tuesday. India is not booking Iranian crude oil due to load i...More..

Barr: Obstruction of Justice Evidence Won't Be Redacted
by | Tuesday, April 09, 2019

Barr: Obstruction of Justice Evidence Won't Be Redacted

The note said Mueller's team found that the Putin government carried out a social media campaign created to "sow social discord, eventually with the aim of disrupting the election". Explaining the rapid turnaro...More..

Barr Does Not Plan To Seek Release Of Grand Jury Materials
by | Tuesday, April 09, 2019

Barr Does Not Plan To Seek Release Of Grand Jury Materials

Facing the intensifying concerns from Democrats that he may have whitewashed Mueller's findings, Barr has twice moved to defend, or at least explain, his handling of the process since receiving the special coun...More..

PM Modi condemns Dantewada attack, says ‘Sacrifices won’t go in vain’
by | Tuesday, April 09, 2019

PM Modi condemns Dantewada attack, says ‘Sacrifices won’t go in vain’

The killed security personnel have been identified as driver Danteshwar Maurya and District Force jawans Chhagan Kuldeep, Somdu Kawasi and Ramlal Oyami. This was the first Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh since ...More..

United Kingdom required to present specific plan for another Brexit extension
by | Tuesday, April 09, 2019

United Kingdom required to present specific plan for another Brexit extension

Barnier said that the most important aim of his trip to Ireland, the fifth of its kind for him as a chief Brexit negotiator of the EU, is to take stock of the latest developments in London and to discuss the ...More..

‘Commit crimes against women’: Congress, AAP mock error in BJP manifesto
by | Tuesday, April 09, 2019

‘Commit crimes against women’: Congress, AAP mock error in BJP manifesto

Pakistan responded by sending war planes into Indian Kashmir the next day. Modi's BJP has consistently advocated ending Kashmir's special constitutional status, which prevents non-residents from buying prop...More..

European Union needs to stop taking advantage of the US
by | Tuesday, April 09, 2019

European Union needs to stop taking advantage of the US

The WTO ruled in May previous year that the European Union had in fact provided some illegal subsidies to Airbus , hurting US manufacturer Boeing . The case has been grinding its way through the World Trade...More..