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World Explained: What made SC rule that sex with minor wife is rape
Author: 0 Explained: What made SC rule that sex with minor wife is rape

The Public Interest Litigation demanded to declare such acts as rape. While hearing the plea, the apex court observed exception in rape law is discriminatory, capricious and arbitrary. At present, it is considered rape only if the wife is below 15 years. The government had opposed making such cases punishable under rape laws , pointing out that among Muslims, puberty was enough to qualify for marriage .

Author: 0 Dianne Feinstein To Run For Fifth Term

California Democrats until recently appeared on a almost endless wait to rise in political circles - with Feinstein and fellow Democrat Barbara Boxer as the state's long-standing USA senators and fellow party member Jerry Brown serving four straight terms as governor.

World Mother leaves behind toddler in corn maze
Author: 0 Mother leaves behind toddler in corn maze

He could say he was three years old was about it. It wasn't until Tuesday morning that the mother realized that her child went missing. "They waited there for a while to see if anybody showed up for the child", said Sgt. The boy appeared to be fine but was taken to child protective services. There have been no charges in association with Monday's incident. KUTV reported the child was returned to the parents, but spokeswoman for the DCFS, Ashley Summer, told the Salt Lake Tribune she ...

Author: 0 Taliban militants suffer heavy casualties in United States airstrikes in Badakhshan province

Air Force dropped 751 bombs, an increase of almost 50 percent from the August figure of 503, to reach its highest single-month total in seven years, military data showed. "Additionally, the recent addition of six F-16s at Bagram Air Base , coupled with more B-52 missions dedicated to Afghanistan, offer the additional strike capacity needed to target these groups", the report added.

World Mom, 4 Kids Die in Severe Car Crash
Author: 0 Mom, 4 Kids Die in Severe Car Crash

Garcia, 27, from Gervais, and a southbound Buick Century, occupied by Medrano-Perez and her children, collided head-on while the two drivers were negotiating a corner. He was wanted on an outstanding warrant in that case for failing to appear for a July court hearing in Marion County. Garcia, who had minor injuries, was arrested Monday on suspicion of manslaughter and other charges.

Author: 0 Top officers of USS John McCain fired for 'poor judgement'

Alfredo Sanchez and executive officer Cmdr. "Sanchez, of the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) were relieved of their duties by Vice Adm. Following in May, a South Korean fishing vehicle collided with a guided-missile cruiser, Lake Champlain. A guided-missile cruiser, Antietam had caused damage to its propellers while anchoring in Tokyo Bay in January.

World Russian hackers reportedly found using Kaspersky software
Author: 0 Russian hackers reportedly found using Kaspersky software

The newspaper said the National Security Agency and the White House declined to comment, as did the Israeli Embassy, while the Russian Embassy did not respond to requests for comment. Israeli intelligence officials surveilling their Russian counterparts were responsible for alerting the United States to widespread intrusions that led to the USA government's decision to purge Kaspersky antivirius software from computers last month.

World Officer plans to appeal firing in nurse arrest
Author: 0 Officer plans to appeal firing in nurse arrest

Brown faulted Payne for, among other things, not seeking to de-escalate his confrontation with Wubbels by taking his demands to her supervisor. Wubbels's attorney, Karra Porter, said they are pleased that Brown took action and recognized that the officers made crucial mistakes that have eroded public trust.

World Ticket Requests Surpass 2M Mark for World Cup 2018
Author: 0 Ticket Requests Surpass 2M Mark for World Cup 2018

Following the Final Draw on December 1 Federation Internationale de Football Association will open up the second phase pf the ticket sales process. Russian fans lead the way, while more than 30 per cent of all requests have come from global supporters: "German, Brazilian, Mexican, US, Argentinian, Chinese, Colombian, Israeli and Egyptian fans all rank in the top 10".

Author: 0 Landmark dual citizenship case for seven politicians begins in High Court

Walters argued that the country of one's birth and one's parents' citizenship constituted "primary facts" that should prompt inquiries about one's citizenship. Bret Walker SC, representing Mr Joyce and Senator Nash, said neither of them knew until recently they were dual citizens of New Zealand and Britain respectively.

Author: 0 Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) 2017 Q2 Sentiment

The stock ended last trade at $14.86 a share and the price is up more than -16.05% so far this year. Middleton Sean also sold $117,180 worth of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ: CTSH ) on Friday, May 5. (NASDAQ:GTIM). Moreover, Verity Asset Management has 0.04% invested in Good Times Restaurants Inc. Cannell Peter B And holds 923,120 shares or 2.11% of its portfolio.

Author: 0 AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) Worth Observing Stock

AK Steel Holding Corp (NYSE: AKS ) 52-week high price stands at $11.39 and low price stands at $4.42, its price distance from 52-week high is -52.68% while its distance from 52-week low price is 21.95%. Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on X shares. BidaskClub raised United States Steel Corporation from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Wednesday, July 12th.

Author: 0 How Are Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ) EPS Outlook Changing For Q4 2017?

State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System lowered its position in Mondelez International, Inc . The stock rose 0.80% or $0.04 reaching $5.07 per share. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans invested 0.07% in Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ: MDLZ ). Year to Date (YTD) performance of Mondelez International, Inc .

World Tourists Detained in South Korea After Plastic Surgery
Author: 0 Tourists Detained in South Korea After Plastic Surgery

The picture was said to be taken at one unnamed airport in South Korea during China's National Day holiday, according to Apple Daily. The women are seen sitting at the airport, passports in hand, with their faces heavily bandaged and swollen from the surgery.

World Modi wishes Amitabh on turning 75
Author: 0 Modi wishes Amitabh on turning 75

Big B's 75th-birthday special edition of the magazine talks about- making of brand Bachchan , directors and colleagues on The Big B magic. ' Happy 75th Birthday AB Sir' has been trending on Twitter since morning. The actor has turned a year older and undoubtedly wishes are pouring in for him from all quarters. Amitabh has plans for his birthday, to travel to Maldives with his family and celebrate it without any interruption from the media, but it was still wonderful for an actor of his ...

World ISIS terror plot thwarted in NYC previous year
Author: 0 ISIS terror plot thwarted in NYC previous year

All three men were already in some form of government custody either in the US or overseas, officials disclosed. The defendants include Talha Haroon, a 19-year-old USA citizen living in Pakistan; Abdulrahman El Bahnasawy , a 19-year-old Canadian citizen; Russell Salic, a 37-year-old Philippine citizen.

World US Believes Hezbollah Determined to Give Itself Option to Attack Inside US
Author: 0 US Believes Hezbollah Determined to Give Itself Option to Attack Inside US

Director of the National Counterterrorism Center Nicholas Rasmussen and Ambassador-at-Large for Counterterrorism Nathan Sales announced rewards on Tuesday for the capture and conviction of two Hezbollah leaders. The organization has been accused of bombing the USA embassy and Marine barracks in Beirut in 1983 and the 1994 bombing of a Jewish cultural center in Argentina.

World Iraq looks to reopen oil pipeline in bid to rival Kurds
Author: 0 Iraq looks to reopen oil pipeline in bid to rival Kurds

He emphasized that the global community supports Iraq's territorial integrity and considers the Kurdistan referendum illegal. Interestingly, Russia's Rosneft just recently looked to speed up negotiations with the KRG on investments that would include a Kirkuk to Ceyhan pipeline, a possible stake in the Kirkuk oil field and possibly an investment in a natural gas pipeline from the KRG to Turkey and Europe.

World Ubial out as health chief, Palace regrets CA decision
Author: 0 Ubial out as health chief, Palace regrets CA decision

Before being appointed as secretary, Ubial was DOH assistant secretary for health regulations. Senator Gregorio Honasan, chairman of the commission's health committee, said it had made a decision to "withhold its consent" to the appointment of Ubial.

World Texas Tech Tragedy: Campus police officer fatally shot by student
Author: 0 Texas Tech Tragedy: Campus police officer fatally shot by student

Texas Democratic Party Deputy Executive Director Manny Garcia said in a statement Tuesday that "our words were inadequate, hurried and we apologize", adding that the tweet has been removed. Police had been sent to the suspect's room for a standard welfare check and whilst inside found various drugs and drug paraphernalia; violating not only welfare protocol but campus regulations as well.

World Kerala HC says 'All inter-faith marriages can't be termed love jihad'
Author: 0 Kerala HC says 'All inter-faith marriages can't be termed love jihad'

Speaking to India Today, a senior officer of the NIA said, "We have spoken to both Athiras who have said they were lured". The court has not given its judgement on the validity of the woman's marriage, though it wondered whether the high court had the power to annul the marriage, and the case has been adjourned.

World Catalan President Holds Off On Declaring Split From Spain
Author: 0 Catalan President Holds Off On Declaring Split From Spain

Now, Madrid is weighing its nuclear option. After the speech the Catalan leader of the opposition Ines Arrimadas said "a declaration in instalments is the same as a declaration of independence", and criticised Mr Puidgemont for throwing the region in to chaos.

Author: 0 Divisions remain as Hamas-Fatah reconciliation talks due to start

Sissi, who last month met with Netanyahu on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in NY, has stressed that he believes reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas could pave the way for Middle East peace. The two sides remain sharply at odds, however, over the future of Hamas's 25,000-strong armed wing, which the terror group says is nonnegotiable. He said that the key issue that was agreed upon for the dialogue agenda was enabling the government to operate in the Gaza Strip, ...

World Racist Ranter Gets Booted From Train, Soup Chucked on Him
Author: 0 Racist Ranter Gets Booted From Train, Soup Chucked on Him

I'm a lawyer. I went to NYU Law . First of all, having a law degree does not give you permission to be a d*ck and the good people of NYC ensured this no-good drunken sir learned his lesson the hard way. But I have seen you get into many fights and BS encounters over nothing. The man falls again and riders in the doorway start kicking at him to keep him from boarding the train again.

World Moscow says USA 'pretending' to fight Daesh in Iraq
Author: 0 Moscow says USA 'pretending' to fight Daesh in Iraq

A spokesman for Russia's defence ministry said the US-led coalition had sharply reduced its air strikes in Iraq, allowing Daesh militants to pour into Syria. "The Russian Aerospace Forces have destroyed the economic infrastructure of ISIL (former name of IS) in Syria and foil any attempts by terrorists to resume the production and illegal sale of hydrocarbons in Syria".

World Lamed Out and Hobbled, Sen. Bob Corker Disgraced
Author: 0 Lamed Out and Hobbled, Sen. Bob Corker Disgraced

Corker shot back on Twitter minutes later. "He's hurt us as it relates to negotiations that were under way by tweeting things out", Corker told the paper. Rep. Marsha Blackburn , (R-TN), is running for Mr. Corker's seat and said she did not want to get in the middle of the feud between the Lame Duck Corker and President Trump.

World New timeline in Vegas shooting raises questions on police response
Author: 0 New timeline in Vegas shooting raises questions on police response

Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo says the shooter at a Las Vegas concert who killed 58 people fired at fuel tanks near the Mandalay Bay Hotel from which he was shooting. "We do not believe there is one particular event in the suspect's life for us to key on", he said. Mr Lombardo again expressed frustration with the pace of the investigation, but not with the investigators who have yet to pinpoint the motive behind the shooter's decision to fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay ...

Author: 0 Erdogan begins two-day visit to Serbia

Relations between Serbia and Turkey have improved recent years, after decades of mistrust between the two nations. "Today, Serbia considers Turkey as its friend". "Together with Serbia and with the entire Balkans, we want to make steps to resolve all the problems", Erdogan told reporters in Belgrade, saying Ankara planned to build a road between Serbia and Bosnia.

World All options on table if Guards blacklisted: Iran
Author: 0 All options on table if Guards blacklisted: Iran

It is expected that US President Donald Trump will designate Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist organization , as he plans to reveal a tougher new strategy on Iran next week. Trump is expected to decertify a landmark 2015 deal Iran struck with world powers to curb its nuclear program in return for sanctions relief. In comments on Sunday, IRGC Commander Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said if speculations about the U.S.

World Michigan State breaks the Big House's heart again
Author: 0 Michigan State breaks the Big House's heart again

MI has fallen short of the college football playoffs and the Big 10 Championship in recent years, and this loss only makes it harder for the Wolverines to have shot at the title. MI finished last season by losing three of its last four games, but more painful to Wolverines fans is that Harbaugh's success against the school's biggest rivals has been scarce.

World FEMA Chief: Political Disputes Hurting Puerto Rico Relief
Author: 0 FEMA Chief: Political Disputes Hurting Puerto Rico Relief

Long's comment was in regard to Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz's tweet alleging that FEMA did not respond to a request for support after a hospital in San Juan lost power and patients needed to be transferred out. However, Cruz praised the White House staff and said, "I saw a real connection between the reality and the White House staff ". He told Huckabee that Cruz "did a very poor job", adding that "She's not a capable person", he said.

World Turkish PM says Idlib operation aims to prevent migrant wave from Syria
Author: 0 Turkish PM says Idlib operation aims to prevent migrant wave from Syria

The Observatory reported "heavy exchanges of fire", but said the incident did not appear to mark the start of the operation Erdogan described yesterday. Launched previous year, Turkey's "Euphrates Shield" operation drove Islamic State out of a swathe of territory including the cities of al-Bab and Jarablus, preventing any further territorial gains by Kurdish groups deemed a threat by Ankara.

World Ivanka Could Run For President In 15 Years, Says Ivana Trump
Author: 0 Ivanka Could Run For President In 15 Years, Says Ivana Trump

When asked about her current situation, the first wife of President Donald Trump , Ivana Trump said, "I have a ideal life". " She's a showgirl. Never achieve anything in her life", she said. "Maybe in fifteen years, she could run for president?" She said: 'This young blonde woman approached me out of the blue and said "I'm Marla and I love your husband".

World Donald Trump: US Policy on North Korea Has Failed for 25 Years
Author: 0 Donald Trump: US Policy on North Korea Has Failed for 25 Years

The Washington Post reports US President Donald Trump gave a directive for US Cyber Command to target hackers in North Korea's intelligence agency, the Reconnaissance General Bureau, early in his presidency. The lawmaker's claims come as Trump and North Korea are engaged in a war of words. "It is time for North Korea to realise that the denuclearisation is its only acceptable future", Trump asserted.

Author: 0 RSI Alert: Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ: TXN)

However, its trading capacity stayed around 5.04 million shares in normal days. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has risen 26.75% since October 10, 2016 and is uptrending. The rating was reinitiated by Wunderlich on Tuesday, September 13 with "Hold". The stock of Activision Blizzard, Inc. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating given on Thursday, March 17 by Morgan Stanley.

World Turkey President says he does not recognize USA envoy
Author: 0 Turkey President says he does not recognize USA envoy

Meanwhile, Turkish authorities announced that a second employee of the USA consulate in Istanbul had been "invited" to the Istanbul chief prosecutor's office to testify. "That banker is accused of using the US financial system to evade sanctions on Iran, in deals worth billions of dollars, " Mr. Yildirim said. Within hours Turkey announced it was taking the same measures against US citizens.

World Hard-line immigration policies are price of DACA
Author: 0 Hard-line immigration policies are price of DACA

The demands have left pro-immigration activists alarmed. The president abruptly ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA , last month, deferring implementation for six months so Congress could come up with legislation to replace it.

World Trump approval falls in every state
Author: 0 Trump approval falls in every state

Notable states that voted for Trump but have since largely turned against the president include Tennessee (-23 percentage points), MS (-21 points), Kentucky (-20 points), Kansas (-19 points) and IN (-17 points). Fifty-one percent of voters in Nevada and Arizona also disapproved of Trump's job performance. The widespread decline in Trump's approval rating will likely increase already staunch congressional opposition to his agenda, as Republican lawmakers adjust the expected political cost of ...

World Trump to roll out overall Iran strategy soon: White House
Author: 0 Trump to roll out overall Iran strategy soon: White House

Sen. Jeff Flake has been outspoken in his criticism of Trump , who's attacked him in return. Bob Corker risks unraveling the White House tax overhaul effort and that another major legislative failure could hobble the administration for the rest of his term.

World New Zealand Kingmaker Delays Government Formation Announcement
Author: 0 New Zealand Kingmaker Delays Government Formation Announcement

One coalition scenario is a grouping of Labour, the Greens and NZ First, but Mr Shaw said he anticipated Labour would take the lead on negotiations, and that's what they're doing. NZ First has said it favours more central bank intervention in the foreign exchange market. "It did pay to wait, didn't it?", Peters said, referring to the final vote count.

World Chemist says Kim had 1.4 times lethal dosage of VX on face
Author: 0 Chemist says Kim had 1.4 times lethal dosage of VX on face

Vietnamese national Doan Thi Huong (L), along with Indonesian Siti Aisyah are accused of killing Kim Jong-Nam on February 13 at Kuala Lumpur airport. Two women are suspected of killing Kim by smearing two parts of VX, a nerve agent banned by the United Nations as a weapon of mass destruction, on his face.

World Gulf of Mexico energy operations pick up pieces after Nate
Author: 0 Gulf of Mexico energy operations pick up pieces after Nate

Flooding drove 5,000 residents into emergency shelters. "We turned out fairly good", he said as he prepared to survey neighbourhoods for possible damage. Unlike Harvey, which dumped record amounts of rain as it hovered over Texas for a week, Nate is expected to quickly pass along a northerly path - drenching a vast swath of the United States as it moves inland and weakens.

World Company behind bump stocks sued over Las Vegas massacre
Author: 0 Company behind bump stocks sued over Las Vegas massacre

The lawsuit also asks the court to award punitive damages. The lawsuit, announced Tuesday , was filed last week on behalf of the shooting victims and targets Slide Fire Solutions, as well as manufacturers, sellers and marketers of bump stocks.

World Chris Cuomo perfectly mocks Melania for 'bashing the mother of Trump's kids'
Author: 0 Chris Cuomo perfectly mocks Melania for 'bashing the mother of Trump's kids'

She reiterated that she would like to use the platform to help as many children possible. "But I wouldn't go on that show, dancing in those tiny dresses with the boobs and butt hanging out", she added. The only other president to have been elected to office after a divorce is Ronald Reagan. It's typical for first ladies to be more popular than their husbands, who are called upon to sound off on a host of hard issues.