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Tamil Nadu: Palaniswami wins trust vote but stares at instability

The second time around, the house was suspended till 3 pm. Police tightened security outside Tamil Nadu assembly during the trust vote to avoid the chaos from spilling over to the streets. The DMK, the Congress, the IUML and the OPS camp all demanded that the Trust Vote be taken through secret ballot. Police later took the DMK MLAs into custody. [Full Article...]

Samsung Group Chief Arrested in Impeachment Scandal Investigation

Samsung Group Chief Arrested in Impeachment Scandal Investigation Reuters reports that Lee, 48, is in custody at the Seoul Detention Centre, as prosecutors once again seek an arrest warrant over bribery allegations, having failed to gain one last month. The court, however, declined the request to arrest Park Sang-jin, since his "position, the boundary of his authority and his actual role" did not require such measure. [Full Article...]

Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn resigns amid controversy over Russian Federation contacts

Trump's unhelpful explanation when asked if the revelation about Michael Flynn speaking to the Russian ambassador amounted to "fake news" or "real leaks ". Mr Flynn was also reportedly questioned by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents in his first days as national security adviser, according to USA media. [Full Article...]

Russian spy ship spotted 'loitering' off CT coast

Provocations all along the fault lines separating Russian Federation from the West, from the Baltics to the Balkans. While the U.S. Coast Guard is tracking the ship's course, it would not disclose its location. The Russian Ministry of Defense denied that pilots acted unsafely. Kremlin officials insist that returning control of Crimea to Ukraine will be off the table in any future discussions b... [Full Article...]

What do Analysts suggest for: Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA)

What do Analysts suggest for: Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) The stock dropped -11.89% the day following the earnings data was made public, and on 7th day price change was -19.86%. Encana Corporation has a one year low of $3.00 and a one year high of $13.85. Encana Corporation (NASDAQ: ECA ) has risen 27.33% over the past 6 months and is uptrending. The correct version of this piece of content can be accessed at [Full Article...]

Witnesses called to testify about 1982 disappearance of Robert Durst's wife Kathie

Witnesses called to testify about 1982 disappearance of Robert Durst's wife Kathie He had a gun on him when he was arrested in New Orleans, nearly two years ago, the day before HBO showed the final episode of "The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst", in which he appears to admit he killed Berman and his first wife in addition to his elderly neighbor in Galveston, Texas. [Full Article...]

Trump announces Alexander Acosta as new labor secretary nominee

Acosta was the first hispanic to serve as assistant attorney general, according to his FIU bio . He had later misled Vice President Mike Pence about the conversations. and learned Spanish with his grandmother. "They would work out the finances". He also taught employment law at the George Mason University School of Law in Washington, D.C. [Full Article...]


Police official Muhammad Rashid said the shrine was the target of a suicide attack. "An attack on them is a direct threat to Jinnah's Pakistan and will be dealt as such", the PM was quoted as saying in a statement released by his media office in Islamabad. [Full Article...]

Half-brother of North Korean dictator assassinated

Half-brother of North Korean dictator assassinated He told medical workers that he had been attacked with a " chemical spray " shortly before he died on the way to hospital, according to government officials. South Korean networks have reported Kim was fatally poisoned. According to a report, Kim Jong-nam had stressed that he posed no political threat, having little or no support inside North Korea itself. [Full Article...]

Kremlin says Flynn resignation an internal matter for USA

Kremlin says Flynn resignation an internal matter for USA Last week, Putin said that a possible venue for the first encounter with Trump could be Ljubljana, Slovenia, but stated that the choice of venue did not depend on Moscow alone. Trump has faced criticism for repeatedly praising Putin as a "good leader", while the Russian leader called the billionaire "bright and talented". [Full Article...]

Russian jets buzz U.S. destroyer in Black Sea

Russian jets buzz U.S. destroyer in Black Sea The type of planes involved in the incident included SU-24 Fencer supersonic attack jets and a single Ilyushin IL-38 reconnaissance aircraft. The Porter was taking part in a yearly Romanian-led global military exercise called Sea Shield. "All of our flights were conducted and are being conducted over the neutral waters of the Black Sea in accordance with worldwide rules and safety requirements",... [Full Article...]

20000 in Mexico City protest Donald Trump's border policies

20000 in Mexico City protest Donald Trump's border policies One banner read "Gracias, Trump, for unifying Mexico!" "It really marks the point in which the promises of his campaign - building a border wall that he expects Mexico to pay for, import tariffs of Mexican goods heading to the USA and mass deportation of Mexican migrants - are starting to look like they could be a reality under President Donald Trump", he said. [Full Article...]

Boy, 10, crushed to death in Topshop

Kaden Reddick was shopping during the half-term holidays when the display at the tills toppled over, causing catastrophic head injuries. Kaden had been in the Topshop store when he reportedly pulled some sort of barrier down, which came crashing down on his head. [Full Article...]

CoastLine: Trump's Executive Order on Immigration in the Cape Fear Region

CoastLine: Trump's Executive Order on Immigration in the Cape Fear Region Loyola Law School professor Jessica Levinson, a critic of the executive order, argued that the court needed to send the message the president should not be "un-reviewable" - especially for an order considered by many to be a "Muslim ban". "We will not allow that to happen". The Supreme Court has a vacancy, and there's no chance Trump's nominee, Neil Gorsuch, will be confirmed in time to take p... [Full Article...]

4 militants, 2 Army jawans killed in encounter in Kulgam

The slain terrorists are locals belonging to Lashkar-e-Tayyeba and Hizbul Mujahideen outfits. The fighting erupted after the security personnel surrounded Frisal village in the district following a tip that militants were hiding in a house, police said. [Full Article...]

Trump Promises to Deal With North Korea 'Very Strongly'

Trump Promises to Deal With North Korea 'Very Strongly' Sunday's launch was the first in 2017 and also the first since Donald Trump was sworn in as the US president on January 20. The meeting will take place Monday. "Mr. President, we are at a critical juncture with regard to North Korea and its provocative behavior", Gardner wrote. Except for the June 22 success at which the missile traveled about 500 km, all of other launches failed. [Full Article...]

Manhunt for Peru's fallen ex-president starts in California

Toledo, however, had denied any role in the graft scandal last week, the agency said. Toledo lives in the United States and is now in Paris. Peru put former president Alejandro Toledo on its list of the country's most wanted criminals on Friday after a judge issued an worldwide warrant over allegations he took $20 million in bribes from Brazilian builder Odebrecht. [Full Article...]

Trump Backs Down, Agrees to Uphold 'One China' Policy

Trump Backs Down, Agrees to Uphold 'One China' Policy According to the statement, Trump used the first direct contact with his Chinese counterpart to say the USA will abide by the 1992 Consensus agreed by Beijing and Taipei that declares Taiwan and China to be part of the same nation, even if both sides disagree as to that nation's sovereign power. [Full Article...]

Turkish President signs constitutional reforms expanding his executive powers

Parliament in January approved a new 18-Article reform Bill to create an executive presidency in the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member state - along the lines of the system in France and the United States. If the proposed changes to the presidential system go ahead they will mark a crowning achievement for Mr Erdogan, whose AK party has already begun campaigning for a "yes" vote before the... [Full Article...]

Top US commander: Afghanistan 'stalemate' requires thousands more troops

Army Gen. John Nicholson told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the troops could come from the USA or its allies, although he did not give a specific number. "I recognize the distance of Afghanistan and the length of this [war] has been challenging for the American people to support", Nicholson said. The United States "is withholding funds for soldiers we can not biometrically account f... [Full Article...]

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