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HC rejects AAP plea for VVPAT EVMs in MCD polls

And for the first time in MCD elections, None Of The Above (NOTA) option will be available. In his video message, Kejriwal promised to clean up the national capital in one year if his AAP won Sunday's municipal election. Taking escalating cost of c...

Sask. woman charged in human smuggling incident at border

They have filed refugee claims and are living in Canada while they wait for their claims to be decided, police said. The investigation has already led to the arrest and two charges against a Saskatchewan woman. Fisher said it's the first case in wh...

Moto X (2017) leak adds in a 4GB RAM variant

Moreover, the Motorola Moto X (2017) smartphone also features antenna lines, which makes it hard for viewers to believe that it might not be true. TechRadar's take: All the evidence points to a dual-lens camera. Whatever version it runs will prob...

Newly released Egyptian-American charity worker visits Trump

The couple and their co-workers had been incarcerated since May 1, 2014, on child abuse and trafficking charges that were widely dismissed by human rights workers and USA officials as false. Hijazi was detained for 33 months - far longer than the 24-...

Tropical Storm Arlene forms in Atlantic

Of those, four are expected to become hurricanes, and two of those will become "major hurricanes", classified as Category 3 or stronger on the Saffir-Simpson scale. At 5 a.m., the center of Tropical Storm Arlene was about 1135 miles west-northwest of...

New Report Claims iPhone 8 Might Adopt A Flat OLED Screen

Apple will still be using Sony mobile image sensors for their smartphones as their current generation models. Additionally, Apple's rumored design choice to reduce the size of the bezels around the iPhone's screen would mean there would no lon...

Iraq Accuses IS of Using Chemical Weapons in Mosul

Islamic State has fired a rocket loaded with chlorine in western Mosul , Iraq, hitting several soldiers with the gas, according to an AP report. Iraqi forces with the backing of the US-led coalition - which has thousands of military personnel ...

Towering iceberg draws massive crowds to Newfoundland town of 400 people

The small Canadian town has a prime view of Iceberg Alley - so called because from spring to September, many icebergs break off in the Arctic and float down past the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador, said The Independent. However, being the first...

Cleveland Facebook killer shot himself after chase

Lane spoke about the ordeal and what her life has been like for the past 48 hours after Stephens said her name in the disturbing video , according to the Washington Post . He apparently said he was "shooting people" because he was "mad with his...

Pence says US will review FTA signed with S.Korea

A ship bell signaled his arrival Wednesday morning on the USS Ronald Reagan at the U.S. Yokosuka naval base south of Tokyo. In Wisconsin on Tuesday, Trump said that how much North Korea's leader desires peace will be a deciding factor in easing ten...

NCAA Championships Coming To North Carolina

Greensboro Coliseum has hosted 63 NCAA men's tournament games, which is fifth most in tournament history. Of the 133 bids North Carolina collectively submitted, the NCAA awarded the state 26 events that include a total of 35 championships.

Shift in H-1B visa allotments seen as key to tech outsourcing

Senior administration officials say that the order will also strengthen rules that bar foreign contractors from bidding on federal government projects. "Everyone in my administration will be expected to enforce every last Buy American provision on ...

Pence: US not seeking North Korea negotiations

The focus of his trip is expected to shift in Japan to trade. Pence was having lunch with Abe at the prime minister's official residence after arriving in Japan earlier in the day for the second stop of a 10-day Asia tour. Pence is halfway through ...

5 things to know about Tax Day: refunds are up, audits down

While some may consider this debate long over and fruitless, the reality is that a whopping 80 percent of Americans want the President to increase his transparency by releasing his tax returns. The protest, held days ahead of Tax Day, was also organi...

International Monetary Fund slashes GDP forecast to 2.2 percent

Thanks to improvements in the manufacturing and trade sectors, the global economy will reach growth of 3.5% in 2017 and 3.6% in 2018 (after a 3.1% rise in 2016). "A strengthening of the USA and global economy.allow us to make some positive assumption...

IS militants killed in Iraq's Mosul

The talks come as Iraqi troops close in on IS fighters in the city of Mosul . Iraqi forces with the backing of the US-led coalition - which has thousands of military personnel deployed in Iraq and carries out daily air strikes - began a major of...

North Korean test missile explodes on launch

An unidentified rocket is displayed during a military parade marking the 105th anniversary of the birth of late North Korean leader Kim Il-Sung in Pyongyang on April 15, 2017. The North has said it has developed and would launch a missile that can st...

N. Korea may be capable of sarin-loaded missile attack: Japan PM

The event celebrates what would have been the 105th birthday of state founder Kim Il-sung. And with U.S. -South Korean wargames ongoing, North Korean has intensified rhetoric warning it would retaliate strongly against any aggression. strike agains...

Statement: US national security adviser arrives s Kabul

Sharing his concerns over the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan and the continuing impasse, he conveyed Pakistan's readiness to work with the worldwide community to explore ways in which the Afghan crisis can be resolved. The U.S. advis...

Palestinian prisoners go on hunger strike over treatment

More than 1,000 Palestinian security prisoners held in Israeli prisons have gone on hunger strike demanding better conditions. The open-ended hunger strike, one of the largest in recent years, coincides with Palestinian Prisoners Day , annually ...

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Vice President Mike Pence makes quick visit to Colorado Springs

Syria came under attack one week after a suspected chemical weapons attack hit the Syrian town of Douma near Damascus. With reporters' cameras and tape recorders rolling, Trudeau...

Colorado Senator Releases Statement On Marijuana Policy

Gardner reacted by blocking nominees for DOJ positions, he said. This story is developing and will be updated . Sessions on January 4 rescinded a policy begun under Democrati...

France Mulls Military Action Against Syria For Gas Attacks

That meant airstrikes, possibly in tandem with France and other allies that have expressed outrage at the alleged Syrian chemical attack, could be launched within hours of a presid...

So you think it is about data privacy?

Earlier this week, Facebook began notifying millions of users that their personal data had been compromised. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified on Capitol Hill this w...

Baby was born four years after the death of his parents

Tiantian's parents had intended on having a baby through in-vitro fertilization (IFV) and froze several embryos. But five days before they were supposed to have a fertilized embryo...

Hurricane names Harvey, Irma and Maria officially 'retired'

The 2005 hurricane season has the most retired names (five) for one season. Names that are not retired get reused every six years. The new names? Harold, Idalia, Margot, and ...

New York Yankees: Bombs And Brawls In Fenway Win

Flinging his bat down, the menace with which Austin then approached the mound left few in any doubt that he wanted more than a strong word with the pitcher. Yankees third-base co...

No ball: Cauvery protests flush IPL out of Chennai

Khanna. CSK still have six home games to play with all fixtures still set for their original dates. The issue escalated further when a group of protestors pelted shoes insid...

Malcolm Turnbull loses his 30th consecutive Newspoll

Mr Turnbull has also suffered from persistent criticisms by his long-time political foe, Mr Abbott , who remains an MP. The Newspoll showed the Government is behind Labor on a...

Trump signals strikes against Syria, lays into Assad ally Russian Federation

The situation in the world is becoming more and more chaotic. The Russian head of state made the comments amid rising speculation that the United States was gearing up to orc...

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Saudi Air Defenses Intercept 3 Houthi Ballistic Missiles

Saudi Air Defenses Intercept 3 Houthi Ballistic Missiles

While Saudi Arabia and its allies have been able to recover areas in southern Yemen from the Houthis, the rebels still control the capital Sana'a and territories in the north. The ...

Rallies In Tulsa Supporting Teacher Walkout

Rallies In Tulsa Supporting Teacher Walkout

The president of the Oklahoma Education Association said before the walkout can end, lawmakers must pass a bill ending the state's capital gains tax deduction , and the govern...

Facebook users still waiting on privacy scandal notices

Facebook users still waiting on privacy scandal notices

On Friday, Facebook sought to quell some concerns over political manipulation of its platform by announcing support for the "Honest Ads Act" that requires election ad buyers to b...

Russian Federation warns against snap judgments on alleged Syria chemical attack

Russian Federation warns against snap judgments on alleged Syria chemical attack

Joseph Francis Dunford already met with Trump in this regard. Trump told a meeting with military leaders and national security advisers he would make a decision by Monday night "...

Media watchdog accuses Israel of 'deliberate shooting' of journalists in Gaza

At least 491 people were also wounded by Israeli gunfire, the ministry said , as thousands of protesters approached the border fence around Gaza for a second Friday in a row, burn...