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Congress exchanges fireworks with BJP over govt formation in Goa, Manipur

Congress exchanges fireworks with BJP over govt formation in Goa, Manipur Manohar Parrikar, back in his old playground after nearly three years as Union Defence Minister, was sworn in for a new term as Chief Minister even as nascent #NotMyCM protests hit the streets of Goa. The argument was elaborated by finance minister Arun Jaitley in a blog where he said the Congress's argument of not being invited to form the government in Goa was baseless as it was in minority. [Full Article...]

IN unemployment stays at 4 percent

IN unemployment stays at 4 percent The state's unemployment rate is also down from the same time the previous year, with a rate of 4.2 percent in January 2016. New Jersey added almost 61,000 jobs last year, the largest year of private-sector growth since 2000, according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics . [Full Article...]

Trump's 'Winter White House' to Host Xi Jinping in April

They spoke on the phone last month, during which Mr Trump told the Chinese President that he will honour the " one China " policy and not challenge China's claim over Taiwan. Trump recently said he plans to ask China to take more serious action to rein in North Korea, a nation Trump called one of his largest security challenges. [Full Article...]

British Man Sentenced To Six Years Over Bali Police Officer Death

British Man Sentenced To Six Years Over Bali Police Officer Death Connor and Taylor both told their trials they had no idea of the seriousness of Mr Sudarsa's condition when they left Kuta Beach that night. While Connor has maintained she did nothing but try to separate Mr Sudarsa and Taylor during this melee, Chief Judge Made Pasek found she effectively pinned him down. [Full Article...]

Murali not in race for post of KPCC chief

Murali not in race for post of KPCC chief Sudhakaran said. Leaderships of UDF allies Muslim League and Janata Dal (United) have expressed strong displeasure over KPCC president V. M. Sudheeran's decision to quit in a dramatic way. Reportedly, some A Group members had issued threats of an en masse resignation, if the party is not ready to remove Sudheeran. He said he came to know about it only when Sudheeran called him. [Full Article...]

German police shut shopping mall over fears of attack

German police shut shopping mall over fears of attack Police ordered a shopping centre in western Germany not to open on Saturday after receiving credible tips of an imminent attack. "The police have concrete indications of a possible attack". The official would not elaborate but police in Essen later said a man was being questioned in relation to the threat and that his apartment in the nearby city of Oberhausen was searched. [Full Article...]

Judge who told rape complainant to 'keep your knees together' quits

Judge who told rape complainant to 'keep your knees together' quits Camp made offending comments while a judge on Alberta's Provincial Court In 2014, while Camp was a provincial court judge, he presided over the trial of Alexander Scott Wagar. The Canadian Judicial Council held a hearing in September to determine whether Camp's comments were grounds for removal, with multiple law professors arguing that his espoused "myths" and "stereotypes" about sexual assault ... [Full Article...]

Toxic wild boars are stalking Fukushima residents

Toxic wild boars are stalking Fukushima residents A wild boar in a residential area of an evacuation zone near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. In the abandoned coastal town of Namie-just 2.5 miles from the site of the meltdown-residents are expected to return at the end of the month, meaning that the boars must be cleared. [Full Article...]

Spicer says WikiLeaks, email hacks not the same

His remarks follow allegations from his boss this week that former President Barack Obama illegally ordered Mr Trump to be "wiretapped". An administration official, speaking on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak on the matter, told Business Insider that the White House was "quite comfortable, based on what we know to be true, to make that kind of statement". [Full Article...]

Shiv Sena's Vishwanath Mahadeshwar to be Mumbai Mayor as BJP extends support

Shiv Sena's Vishwanath Mahadeshwar to be Mumbai Mayor as BJP extends support During the election, BJP corporators raised slogans of "Modi, Modi" in the corporation hall."People don't even know what slogans should be raised during such events", Uddhav said. While he chose to walk, Sena corporators were taken in an open bus.BJP-Sena strife continuesEven though the BJP supported the Sena's mayoral candidate, the two parties a. [Full Article...]

CONCACAF announce full Gold Cup schedule

CONCACAF announce full Gold Cup schedule The U.S. Men's National Soccer Team will play the victor of a March series between Haiti and Nicaragua at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland this summer. "We don't take any of our opponents for granted". The Bay Area will host the Final on Wednesday, July 26 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. "We open with a challenging game against Panama, and Martinique has the ability to surprise some teams... [Full Article...]

SSC Napoli vs Real Madrid CF: Match preview, team info and lineups

SSC Napoli vs Real Madrid CF: Match preview, team info and lineups Captain Sergio Ramos and Alvaro Morata struck one apiece as 11-time winners Real Madrid secured a seventh successive Champions League quarter-final berth with a clinical 3-1 win over Napoli on Tuesday. However, they didn't look like it from the jump. "For us it is important to play our own game, and play our football and try to win the game". On Tuesday, all three are set to start - and the ... [Full Article...]

McDonald's is Strategizing to Win Back its 500 Million Lost Customers

McDonald's , a member of the Dow Jones industrial average, said at its 2017 investor meeting that it is testing or exploring deliveries with third-parties such as UberEats and GrubHub (GRUB). It's trying to keep sales on the rise after the new wears off the all-day breakfast push. To reverse those declines, McDonald's will spend $1.7 billion to overhaul its menu, renovate stores, provide digi... [Full Article...]

Search continues at Moama for missing boy in Murray River

Search continues at Moama for missing boy in Murray River A desperate search of the river continues for his missing five-year-old brother. Marine Rescue NSW, Echuca Moama Search and Rescue, Victoria Police and the SES assisted in the search. Lawyer Dale Brooks, who is representing the grandmother of the boys, told News.com.au that the mother was a long-time ice addict and is well-known to local authorities. [Full Article...]

Theresa May turns the tables on Nicola Sturgeon over a second referendum

Theresa May turns the tables on Nicola Sturgeon over a second referendum She (Ms Sturgeon) also said she would only have a right to call one if she changed public opinion. The No vote secured 55 per cent at the 2014 referendum. The Labour Party, meanwhile, has published the amendment to the Government's Article 50 Bill that peers will debate in the House of Lords next Tuesday, when Michael Heseltine has vowed to lead a Tory rebellion. [Full Article...]

Jared Kushner met with Russian ambassador during transition, White House official says

Jared Kushner met with Russian ambassador during transition, White House official says As information piled up on Trump-Russia links, White House officials looked for ways to distribute the information that was often classified as widely as possible among those with the required security clearance. The Obama administration officials sought to ensure that something like Russia's meddling in the 2016 election never happens again and to set up a future investigation into the matter wit... [Full Article...]

Third Jewish cemetery in United States vandalized

Once again, a Jewish cemetery has been vandalized in the United States - this one in Rochester, New York. No bombs were found. Cuomo brands the threats "repugnant to everything we believe as New Yorkers". "We want to applaud your courage and your stamina, we know that you've been going through a hard time", Cuomo said. "And I'm confident that we will find the people behind this illegality and ugli... [Full Article...]

United States airstrikes target Al-Qaida in Yemen

The strikes are the first to target the terror group since a deadly January raid that left Chief Petty Officer Ryan Owens dead. Owens, 36, was killed in the raid on a branch of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, or AQAP, in al Bayda province on January 29. [Full Article...]

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak acquitted over 2011 protester deaths

The 2011 uprising was part of the Arab Spring protests that swept the region. "It did not happen", he answered when the presiding judge read out charges of providing vehicles and weapons used to assault protesters and failing to take action to prevent deaths. [Full Article...]

Hispanic-Owned Companies Among 225 Firms Interested In Building Border Wall

Trump signed an executive order on January 25 directing construction of the wall. Defense contractor Raytheon and global construction firm Caddell have also expressed interest in bidding. "What would you say", Trump asked, "to the American family that loses their jobs, their income, or a loved one, because America refused to uphold its laws and defend its borders?" "We're going to build a wa... [Full Article...]


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