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NC authorises Farooq Abdullah to decide on party alliance

The Srinagar Lok Sabha seat fell vacant after former PDP leader Tariq Hamid Karra resigned previous year in September in protest against alleged "brutalities"...


MCD Elections 2017: No Ballot Papers, But NOTA For Voters - 10 Facts

The party leaders said that the decision to drop all the sitting councillors has been taken by the central leadership to defeat the anti-incumbency in the trian...


Intel Agrees To Acquire Major Self-Driving Technology Firm For $15.3B

The latest eye-popping transaction: Intel announced Monday that it was buying Israeli company Mobileye for $15.3 billion . Pursuant to the agreement, a...


Damascus court house, restaurant bombed in Syria, killing dozens

Syrian rebels groups have fractured further following a string of battlefield defeats over the past year, including the loss of their east Aleppo stronghold in ...


Thunder Looks To End Road Woes In Brooklyn

While OKC has fallen to good teams such as the Cavaliers, Spurs, Pacers and Wizards over their seven-game road losing streak, it has also lost to teams with los...


Ponies escape private Staten Island barn during snowstorm, cops say

No, 9-year-old Blondie and his 5-year-old daughter Jewels, embraced their stallion spirit, slipped out through their paddock gate, and ran wild and free. Mayor ...


Testing U-20 World Cup draw for African sides

At FIFA's behest, both Diego Maradona and Pablo Aimar flew into Suwon today to help publicise the draw for the upcoming Under-20 World Cup being staged in South...


Multiple Bands Denied Entry Into the US While Traveling to Play SXSW

The U.S. Department of State, accordingly, has long recognized that entertainment groups may enter the U.S.to "showcase", but not to perform under contract with...


Manohar Parrikar takes oath as Goa chief minister

The Congress has meanwhile made a decision to move court on the issue as it was the party that had won the most number of seats - 28- in the elections and yet w...


Fell-runner Lauren Jeska jailed for attempted murder over samples row

The charges against Jeska all relate to an attack on former rugby player Ralph Knibbs, British Athletics' head of human resources, at the Alexander Stadium in B...


BJP leader hacked to death in rural Bengaluru district

Kithaganahalli Vasu was killed by unidentified people in Bengaluru on Monday morning. Political rivalry led to the murder, police suspect. Many attacks have bee...


Iraqi forces recapture 'over a third' of west Mosul

According to the United Nations, the total number of people that have been displaced from their homes exceeds 200,000, including both sides of the river Tigris,...


DPM: Govt may trade Jong-nam's body for Pyongyang Nine

Security measures on all fronts have been shored up against potential reprisals by North Korea since the murder of Kim Jong Nam , the Supreme Leader Kim Jong U...


The Who Announce Las Vegas Residency

The tour will kick off on July 29 at Caesars Palace, a Roman-themed casino hotel that's a landmark of Sin City. The Who has agreed to take up residency this...


Customs Boss Fails to Appear before Senate

His failure to appear led the Senate to pass a resolution compelling him to appear on Thursday, March 16, 2017, at 10am. "Rather than regard the Senate as med...


NCAA Midwest Region preview

MI plays good defense but struggles on the glass, both offensively and defensively, giving up almost nearly nine offensive boards per game and rank 257th in reb...


Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt got matching tattoos just before split

They were done using an ancient Thai handheld method. Kanpai is famous for his Thai Yantra tattoos ― hand-etched designs meant to offer the owner blessings and ...


Assad praises Russian Federation for success in fighting terrorists together with Syrian army

The battle for Raqqa has yet to commence. However, foreign intervention is increasingly seeming more likely than not. Near Raqqa, the Marines were setting ...


Indian employers' hiring intentions most optimistic: ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey

By comparison, employment optimism, which measures whether employers intend to take on new workers or slash their workforce over the course of the next quarter,...


British Parliament approves Brexit bill, to trigger Article 50

Davis said now that the bill has been approved from both the Houses, the government could "get on with the job" of negotiating the UK's exit from the European...


WADA Chief Urges Russia to Ban Sports Doctor Portugalov Probed for Doping

Portugalov should not be doing that and somebody somewhere in Russian Federation needs to stop it", WADA director Craig Reedie said on the margins of a WADA mee...


Trump negotiator meets with Netanyahu and Abbas to discuss regional peace

He was expected to visit a Palestinian refugee camp and meet religious leaders before leaving on Thursday. Jason Greenblatt's talks with Abbas took place in...


Canada's Girl Scouts banning trips to USA over travel ban

This decision was not made lightly. Girl Guides of Canada has been around for 116 years, and is the largest organization of women and girls in the Great White...


The Netherlands and Japan through to World Baseball Classic semi-finals

Yoshitomo Tsutsugo sparked an emphatic sixth inning with a solo home run as Japan maintained their 100 per cent record so far and secured their progression wi...


North Atlantic Treaty Organisation report says Canadian defence spending is among the lowest

According to the report, only the U.S., the UK, Estonia, Greece and Poland were the five nations of the 28-member bloc that met the 2% target. And Washington, w...


Lowest Gas Prices In Enid

The prior Monday the average cost was about $2.18, compared to $2.03 a month ago and $1.86 a year ago. WTI crude oil for April delivery traded down about 0....


Netanyahu slams Iran's 'tolerance' talk while calling for Israel's destruction

Summary⎙ Print Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's comments on ancient Persia have angered Iranian officials. On Saturday, Netanyahu visited an Israel...


IN consulting firm owner to oversee Medicare, Medicaid services

Seema Verma, left, then President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, gets on an elevator in the l...


Israel closes Palestinian map bureau, arrests its head

Israeli officials accused its head Khalil Tafakji of working with the Palestinian Authority to monitor the sale of land by Palestinians to Israeli Jews in East ...


Officer Investigated After Repeatedly Punching Suspect During Arrest

It's caused concern among lots of residents. "This is somebody that we're supposed to trust that's doing these types of things and beating people up". The emplo...


PIAA Announces Schedule Changes due to Inclement Weather

Additionally, all PIAA basketball games scheduled for Tuesday have been postponed. The PIAA also announced changes in the basketball playoff schedule. Thursda...


Illinois Rep. Luis Gutierrez allegedly handcuffed at ICE office

Rivlin saked about, among other cases, Francisca Lino , a woman whose husband and children are USA citizens and who is facing deportation in July. After not rec...


Polish court accuses Minnesota man, 98, of Nazi war crimes

A court in Poland has issued an arrest warrant for a Minnesota man sought in a Nazi massacre, opening the way for Poland to seek his extradition from the United...


Huge weapons haul seized by Spanish police

Police announced in January they had made a major weapons haul but only now released pictures and a final tally of the results of their operation against firear...


This is how much John Oliver hates the GOP health care plan

The Americans with top 1% of incomes will receive an average tax break of about $33,000 under the new plan, while those in the top 0.1% will get an average tax ...