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Congress MLA enters Kerala Assembly with used tear gas shell

Congress MLA enters Kerala Assembly with used tear gas shell He claimed that similar kind of stun grenade were used by police to disperse Youth Congress agitators in front of the secretariat last week. During a discussion on the home department, Mr Thiruvanchoor stressed that the police was suppressing people in the most brutal manner. [Full Article...]

Nation's most restrictive abortion bill passes Mississippi Senate

Nation's most restrictive abortion bill passes Mississippi Senate Republicans in MS are pushing forward with a policy that could create the most restrictive abortion law in the United States. "I have repeatedly said, I want MS to be the safest place in America for an unborn child", Republican Gov. They said without access to the procedure, some women would be limited to undergoing a more expensive abortion procedure that takes longer and involves a hospital st... [Full Article...]

Statues of Gandhi and BR Ambedkar vandalised in Kerala and Tamil Nadu

Statues of Gandhi and BR Ambedkar vandalised in Kerala and Tamil Nadu According to police officials, the miscreant is yet to be identified and fled the scene after committing the crime. He allegedly hurled a stone at the statue before leaving the scene. Not to mention BJP National Secretary H.Raja's opinion on demolishing on Periyar statues in TN, the politician has been receiving flak from all corners. [Full Article...]

Nor'easter brings heavy snow, creates travel headaches across Northeast

Nor'easter brings heavy snow, creates travel headaches across Northeast Kennedy, LaGuardia, Boston and Philadelphia , according to FlightAware . Airlines canceled close to 2,400 flights in the US on Wednesday, according to flight-tracking website FlightAware . That storm knocked out power to about 2 million customers. Ahead of the storm, Montgomery County officials declared a disaster emergency and asked residents to prepare for the possibility of significant s... [Full Article...]

Paris St-Germain make contact with Antonio Conte to succeed Unai Emery

Paris St-Germain make contact with Antonio Conte to succeed Unai Emery Neymar was visited by television host Luciano Huck, actor Rafael Zulu, and singer Thiaguinho. The caption read: "I'm sad for the loss, much sadder for not being on the field helping my teammates!" "What does right by me is to see everybody's exertion". [Full Article...]

Air strikes on Syria's Ghouta kill 45 civilians

Air strikes on Syria's Ghouta kill 45 civilians The state-affiliated al-Ikhbariya TV station on Wednesday broadcast live shots from the region, showing dense columns of smoke rising above the town as explosions and rockets could be heard flying overhead. In Geneva, U.N. human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein denounced what he said were attempts by Syria's government to justify indiscriminate, brutal attacks on hundreds of thousands of civilia... [Full Article...]

No riot after BJP came to power in UP: Adityanath

No riot after BJP came to power in UP: Adityanath It will be a part of the coalition governments in Meghalaya and Nagaland. If the North-Eastern states can be Congress and Communist free, there is no reason why Karnataka cannot be Congress free and BJP spearheading the state's march towards development, he said. [Full Article...]

Forecasters are warning of an extreme risk of wildfires in Kansas

Forecasters are warning of an extreme risk of wildfires in Kansas Aerial and ground firefighting resources were coordinated by the SEOC through the Kansas Forest Service and Kansas Army National Guard to augment fire suppression efforts by local responders. The fires have burned more than 25,000 acres. Dozens of wind-blown wildfires in Kansas have closed highways and prompted evacuations. A pair of Blackhawk helicopters with the Kansas Army National Guard du... [Full Article...]

USA attorney general to Oakland mayor: 'How dare you'

USA attorney general to Oakland mayor: 'How dare you' Later, due to Mayor Schaaf's public announcement, an ICE spokesperson stated that out of close to 1,000 aliens, there were more than 800 still free and not under federal custody. "Everything that I've done has been legal", Schaaf said, as reported by KPIX 5. Thomas Homan, ICE's acting director, even blasted the Oakland mayor for acting like a "gang lookout". [Full Article...]

'Mr. Basketball' Smith leaving Illinois after one season

'Mr. Basketball' Smith leaving Illinois after one season IL reportedly did not block Smith from transferring anywhere else. Smith, named Mr. Basketball for the state of IL as a senior at Edwardsville High School, met with Illini director of athletics Josh Whitman and will be given his official release, paving the way for his transfer, sources said. [Full Article...]

Smurfit Kappa rejects takeover approach from U.S. rival International Paper

Smurfit Kappa rejects takeover approach from U.S. rival International Paper The rejection came after the U.S. group announced yesterday that it had submitted a proposal to acquire the FTSE 100 group in a cash-and-share offer, valuing Smurfit Kappa at €36.46 per share. International Paper's market capitalisation is nearly three times that of Smurfit Kappa at $24.1 billion. "We believe an offer above 33 euros per share would be realistic" to start discussions between ... [Full Article...]

Shuhaib murder: Those arrested are real accused, CM reiterates stand

Shuhaib murder: Those arrested are real accused, CM reiterates stand Justice Kamal Pasha, who transferred the case to CBI, rejected the government's claim that only a division bench had the authority to do so, a report in Malayala Manorama website said. All 11 people taken into custody are CPM activists. The court held the view that the alleged conspiracy angle in the case should be investigated. [Full Article...]

Grassley presses McConnell for vote on sexual harassment bill

Grassley presses McConnell for vote on sexual harassment bill House Bill 191, sponsored by Rep. Jim Gooch, R-Providence, would require doctors to sign off on an exam or prescription in real-time before the patient could get their eye glasses or contact lens from the growing number of online eye care companies. [Full Article...]

Winds let up Wednesday in Oklahoma

Winds let up Wednesday in Oklahoma Thursday: Mostly sunny, high near 30. A little rain to wintry mix will be possible for the weekend, yet temperatures will stay well above freezing, with highs in the upper 40s to lower 50s. WEDNESDAY: Partly cloudy. Low: 41. Tuesday night: A 40 percent chance of snow before midnight, low around 21. Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 29. [Full Article...]

Fathers of slain Parkland students beg Florida reps to pass gun bill

Fathers of slain Parkland students beg Florida reps to pass gun bill Kasky also spoke on behalf of many students around the country at CNN's Town Hall . "As someone out here in the public eye I'm proud to say I'm from this state because of you guys and because of the future of this world". I turned 18 the day after, woke up to the news that my best friend was gone. "I just want to come here today". Teachers routinely spend much more than that every yea... [Full Article...]

(XOM) Holdings Lowered by OxFORD Asset Management LLP

(XOM) Holdings Lowered by OxFORD Asset Management LLP The stock decreased 2.88% or $1.92 during the last trading session, reaching $64.64. About 482,144 shares traded or 52.45% up from the average. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has risen 32.76% since March 7, 2017 and is uptrending. [Full Article...]

Another nor'easter threatens just days after the deadly 'bomb cyclone'

Another nor'easter threatens just days after the deadly 'bomb cyclone' They predict it'll start falling in some spots as early as Tuesday night . Just when power is returning to most of southern New England, the region is bracing for another late-winter storm. Of course, there's no telling just how bad this storm will be: As the New York Times notes, "meteorologists were unable to pin down where exactly the rain would turn into snow" leaving some room to bel... [Full Article...]

Despite improved Dem showing, Texas GOP sets midterm record

Despite improved Dem showing, Texas GOP sets midterm record Senate with 61.8 percent of the vote, and will face off against incumbent Ted Cruz , a Republican , in the fall. That beats the previous record of 1.48 million in 2010, during former President Barack Obama's first term. With no Republican primary opponent, incumbent Comptroller Glenn Hegar had a clear path to the November ballot, but Democratic voters picked Democrat Joi Chevalier to challe... [Full Article...]

Commuters Affected As Second Snow Storm Hits New York, Surrounding States

Commuters Affected As Second Snow Storm Hits New York, Surrounding States A snow emergency for Philadelphia took effect at 8 a.m. Wednesday . Up to a foot of snow is expected to fall on New York City and surrounding New Jersey and CT suburbs, with up to two feet further inland, and wind gusts could create "near-whiteout conditions" for travelers, the National Weather Service said. [Full Article...]

Tehran's missile production 'increased three-fold' - commander

Tehran's missile production 'increased three-fold' - commander Credit: Khamenei.ir via Wikimedia Commons. Iran has increased its missile production three-fold, a senior Revolutionary Guards commander said Wednesday, according to the Fars news service. According to Iranian media, a senior military official, speaking from the headquarters of the Iranian air force, addressed Iran's nuclear abilities and decried the "hypocrisy" of foreign powers that looked to ... [Full Article...]


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