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Defeat of Congress was our aim in Meghalaya, says Kannanthanam

Conrad's elder brother and a three-time National People's Party legislator James Sangma will look after home (police), food and civil supplies, power, district council affairs and law. Post-election, Conrad, a Lok Sabha MP, was preferred over Aga...

Don't be the one who forgets to spring forward Sunday

Unless, you're a farmer from 1908 , chances are you don't have much use for daylight savings time . Czeisler points out reducing time in front of the TV, computer or smartphone will help restless sleepers get extra shut-eye before losing an hour.

Trump touts paper ballots as bulwark against Russian election meddling

But, wait for it, "probably there was meddling from other countries, and maybe other individuals". "So it doesn't look good when it all comes out of China, so they send it through other countries and it comes to us", he said. Just a couple of hours l...

Jeff Sessions calls out California on immigration failures after announcing lawsuit

The justice department has threatened to cut off funding to jurisdictions which resist its policies and the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement ( ICE ) has said it planned to increase its presence in California . I understand that we have a w...

USA 'not surprised' by Russia's new nukes, boasts about own 'unmatched' arsenal

Speaking Friday at a public forum in Kaliningrad, Putin again boasted about the new weapons, saying that the still-anonymous underwater drone, the nuclear-powered cruise missile and the intercontinental hypersonic strike vehicle called Avangard ...

Syria: US accuses Russian Federation of killing civilians in eastern Ghouta

The Observatory says government shelling and air strikes have killed 659 people in eastern Ghouta since Feb 18, while rebel shelling of Damascus has killed 27. They have reached the centre of the enclave, to the edge of Beit Sawa, according to ...

Donald Trump, press trade jabs at annual Gridiron dinner

But for a president who rarely provides the country with laughs - and who opted out of attending both dinners previous year - the spotlight on his jokes at the dinner was all the brighter. I was very excited to receive this invitation and come here...

Venezuelan gov't, opposition agree to postpone election date to May

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced an expansion of pension fund and a delivery of additional food shopping cards to the population, the TeleSur broadcaster reported Wednesday. Lucena did not yet set an election date. A former mil...

Kaala teaser released: Rajinikanth is going to blow your minds

However, on the night of 1 March, an unfinished teaser was illegally leaked online. This is their second collaboration after the blockbuster hit Kabali in 2016 and Rajinikanth's first release post the announcement of his political entry.

Sen. Menendez applauds new North Korea sanctions, calls for diplomacy

A pro-North Korean newspaper in Japan, in a possible diplomatic signal, said on Thursday that the U.S. should create the right conditions if it wants talks with Pyongyang. "Anything less and we'll be getting played", Przystup tells VOA, stressing tha...

Pauses in Syria suburb unilateral, 'not enough — United Nations official

The air strikes and clashes that killed 600 civilians in 10 days have reduced since the Kremlin announced five-hour halts in the bombardment. No humanitarian aid went in and no civilians left on day two. The three main armed groups inside the terri...

Was it a good move? Customers react to gun sale changes

But it could have been. " We believe it's time to do something about it ". "We said , 'We don't want to be a part of this any longer, '" said Stack. The announcements comes on the heels of similar decisions made this week by other retailers.

Born Oracle CEO said to be contender to replace McMaster

Other names mentioned in the CNN report as replacement's for McMaster are Stephen Biegun - a senior executive at U.S. automaker Ford who previously worked in the George W. Officials said a front-running candidate to become Trump's third national ...

Two killed on campus in Central Michigan University dorm

Earlier, officials in Mount Pleasant, Michigan , where the college is located, said a suspect was wearing mustard-yellow jeans and a blue hooded sweatshirt and was considered armed and risky. "Uniformed officers are beginning to assist individua...

Businesses Reportedly Gave Jared Kushner's Co $500M Loans After White House Meetings

At the time , the spokeswoman for Kushner Cos. said the firm "has cooperated and will continue to cooperate with any reasonable request for information". Corbat , met with Kushner. "Stories like these attempt to make insinuating connections that do ...

Canadian trio busted for stealing Hummer at Olympics

Not only had they stolen the auto, Raine, who was reportedly behind the wheel when stopped by police, was over the limit. A police official in charge of worldwide crime at Gangwon Provincial Police Agency told Reuters on Saturday that a Canadian at...

NJ weather calls for more rain; damp weekend continues

It's going to be another wet and gloomy day even as temperatures hover in the 40s - above normal for this time of year. Heavy rainfall and thunderstorms are expected to move into the New Orleans area Sunday night (Feb. Then Sunday afternoon w...

Feinstein Fails to Receive Party's Endorsement at California Democratic Party Convention

It's the first time Feinstein, 84, failed to win the party's backing since her first successful U.S. Senate campaign in 1994, though she's lacked a credible Democratic challenger in previous races. Feinstein supporters, meanwhile, said her long tra...

Wine ban corked: Alta. suspends retaliatory measures against BC

According to the CBC , sales of B.C. wine in Alberta liquor stores netted wine industry in our province about $70 million past year, which is peanuts compared to the $7.4 billion construction and development price tag on the Trans Mountain pipeline.

Trump promises 'ATTACKS WOULD END' if teachers armed

Briefing notes captured by photographers at U.S. president Donald Trump's White House listening session with survivors of gun violence show that he needed to be reminded to say "I hear you". Upon closer review, however, something arguably more du...

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Candidate for Maryland governor dies unexpectedly

Baltimore County police released this statement about the 60-year-old politician, who was running as a Democratic candidate for Maryland governor. He was transported by ambulanc...

'Everyone thinks' I deserve Nobel Prize

Mr Trump would be in line for the Nobel Peace Prize if he can fix the agreement , the Foreign Secretary said as he urged him not to pull out of the long-fought for accord. Kim J...

Mormon Church severs century old partnership with Boy Scouts

While most of the re-branding and changes will rollout in early 2019, several Cub Scout groups across the nation have opted to participate in an "Early Adopter Program" which is ...

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigns after assault claims

Considering how many women Schneiderman is accused of abusing, "look out" may have been some very timely advice. Cox added: "It begs the question of who in New York Democrati...

Sessions Talks 'Zero Tolerance' Policy at Border

The administration has "zero tolerance" for lawbreakers at the border. Sessions said that if people like the heckler "don't like what we do, call your congressman to change the l...

'US Embassy' Road Signs Installed in Jerusalem

With just ten days left until the USA embassy in Israel is moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman commented on the upcoming event during an ...

Blankenship bid divides West Virginia, as GOP primary rivals praise Trump intervention

Mr. Morrissey seized to the president's no announcement at a tweet of his own, saying Mr. Blankenship would-be an "disaster" at the general election. "It's really sad that the pr...

Melania Goes For Power Combo At Initiative Unveiling

Her new awareness campaign, called " Be Best ", is dedicated to children's well-being , cyberbullying and opioid abuse . Former first lady Michelle Obama made efforts toward im...

Jordan drawn alongside Australia for 2019 Asian Cup

I'm sure Zaccheroni will bring a good defensive structure to their game, which I feel they need. The draw can be a tricky affair, and that is why the likes of Chhetri, Phil Young...

Anti-Putin leader Alexei Navalny one of 1600 arrested

Navalny was detained in Moscow where he was attending a demonstration organised by him against the inauguration of the Russian president. Thousands took part in the rally i...

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Unified North, South Korea TT team lose

Unified North, South Korea TT team lose

The sudden decision guarantees the team a medal, as a third-place match will not be held at the World Team Table Tennis Championships now under way in Sweden. This is Table Ten...

Corrected: US judge questions special counsel's powers in Manafort case

Manafort has pleaded not guilty to both indictments. "You really care about getting information Mr. Manafort can give you that would reflect on Mr. Trump and lead to his prosecut...

Republicans Nominate Trump for 2018 Noble Peace Prize

Republicans Nominate Trump for 2018 Noble Peace Prize

The president's fans clearly feel the same, with the crowd at a rally in MI last Saturday chanting "Nobel, Nobel" as the president discussed the situation in North Korea . Senate...

Central American migrants from 'caravan' have entered US

Central American migrants from 'caravan' have entered US

More than 100 members of the caravan, most from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, have been camped in the square near the entrance of the San Ysidro pedestrian bridge from Mexic...

000 calls hit by Telstra cable lightning strike

000 calls hit by Telstra cable lightning strike

UPDATE 9.20AM: TELSTRA has revealed a lightning strike is the cause of a major service outage across the country today . "We're working to restore services ASAP and are sorry fo...