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World Amit Shah defends son Jay, slams Congress
Author: 0 Amit Shah defends son Jay, slams Congress

Jay has filed a criminal defamation case against The Wire in an Ahmedabad court for publishing a story that alleged his firm revenues escalated by 16,000 times after the BJP came to power in 2014. This company is completely in commodity business, where turnover is more while the profit is less. "If a company's turnover becomes Rs one crore, its profit does not become Rs one crore", he was quoted as saying.

World Congress slams Yogi Adityanath for mismanaging his own state
Author: 0 Congress slams Yogi Adityanath for mismanaging his own state

Some suggestions have also been given", he said adding the KPCC updated the state unit's preparedness for elections and shared information on the work done by both the party and the state government in Karnataka. "I want to assure you that in the next assembly elections, these seven members of legislative assembly won't be able to retain their seats", asserted Yogi Adityanath.

World United States nuke-powered submarine makes port call in S. Korea
Author: 0 United States nuke-powered submarine makes port call in S. Korea

During the visit, Yoo received a tour of the submarine and expressed his appreciation to the crew and the work they do to ensure MI is one of the premier assets in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The nuclear-powered USS Michigan, a Ohio-class submarine, is expected to arrive in the South Korean port of Busan this weekend and is expected to take part in joint exercises with the USS Ronald Reagan and South Korean forces, Yonhap reported.

Author: 0 Sen. Schatz on Trump's Threat to NBC

Responding to Mr Trump's musing about revoking licenses for broadcast networks critical of him, former United States federal prosecutor and frequent Trump critic Preet Bharara called the President childish. During its coverage of the Watergate scandal, President Richard Nixon tried to do the same with the Washington Post Co. And cable news outlets need no license.

Author: 0 Sen. Susan Collins won't run for governor, will remain in US Senate

Susan Collins, R-Maine, speaks at a news conference at Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine. The governor has since used his weekly radio addresses and conservative radio appearances to berate Collins over her opposition to two controversial bills repealing the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.

World SC bars deportation of Rohingya Muslims until case hearing
Author: 0 SC bars deportation of Rohingya Muslims until case hearing

Saying that the court can't be oblivious to the plight of innocent kids and women, the SC pitched for a balancing act and said there are various issues to consider. India also told the United Nations Human Rights Council that the prevailing situation in Myanmar's Rakhine state should be handled with "restraint" and focus on the "welfare of the civilian population".

Author: 0 Uber appeals decision to cancel its London license

Uber's appeal is expected to take place on December 11. Uber was required to begin its appeal by Friday or it would not be allowed to continue operating in London. TfL cited concerns including Uber's approach to reporting criminal offences, its treatment of drivers, how it conducted medical and criminal checks on drivers, and whether software employed to evade regulation was being used in London.

World Turkish troops enter northern Syria in new operation
Author: 0 Turkish troops enter northern Syria in new operation

Idlib is largely controlled by Hayat Tahrir Al Sham (HTS), a group led by Al-Qaeda's former Syria affiliate, which ousted more moderate rebels in recent months. "It remains to be seen what happens to the fighters who control Idlib province". Erdogan has repeatedly vowed he will not allow the YPG to form a "terror corridor" reaching the Mediterranean on Turkey's southern border.

World Pakistan frees American family kidnapped five years ago
Author: 0 Pakistan frees American family kidnapped five years ago

US officials did not confirm the details. The family's rescue has been hailed by U.S. President Donald Trump as a "positive moment" for U.S. -Pakistan relations, which have frayed in recent years amid Washington's assertions that Islamabad was not doing enough to tackle Haqqani militants who are believed to be on Pakistani soil.

World New Orleans cop dies in line of duty, mayor says
Author: 0 New Orleans cop dies in line of duty, mayor says

The officer was patrolling the area of Tower Lane and Lake Forest Blvd. when he saw something suspicious, according to NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison. "This hurts, I can't begin to tell you how much this hurts", Harrison added. Paramedics took the officer to University Medical Center, and he died there, Harrison said.

World Newsflash: SCA rules against Zuma and NPA in spy tapes appeal
Author: 0 Newsflash: SCA rules against Zuma and NPA in spy tapes appeal

The rand extended gains against the dollar after the Supreme Court's ruling, which was unanimous. Zuma's legal team made a concession during arguments at the SCA when they agreed that the decision to drop the charges was irrational. Kemp said that if the SCA finds that Mpshe did not make a rational decision, then someone would have to make a rational decision on that basis. He said it was hard to understand why the present regime at the NPA believed the decision could be defended.

World Sen. Bernie Sanders to speak in Detroit at Women's Convention
Author: 0 Sen. Bernie Sanders to speak in Detroit at Women's Convention

I know Sanders recognizes his privilege, but he's still a man. Other participants include actresses Amber Tamblyn and Piper Perabo; Rep Maxine Waters, a Democrat from California; and OH politician Nina Turner, among others. The organizers behind the upcoming Women's Convention are being criticized for inviting Sen. Detroit is a lovely city, full of historical and political significance, and a multitude of lived experiences-a ideal setting for women, femmes and our allies seeking to ...

World Maryam Nawaz, Captain Safdar appear before court once again
Author: 0 Maryam Nawaz, Captain Safdar appear before court once again

Maryam and her spouse returned to Pakistan to appear in accountability court in connection with a reference related to the Sharif family's flats in a posh London neighbuorhood. The hearing was adjourned until October 13, when members of the Sharif family will be indicted. The court has made a decision to declare Hassan and Hussain fugitives in case they fail to appear before the accountability court within a month.

World SC refers case on women's entry in Sabarimala shrine to Constitution bench
Author: 0 SC refers case on women's entry in Sabarimala shrine to Constitution bench

In February, the top court had indicated that it may refer a plea for allowing entry of women aged between 10 to 50 years in the temple to a five-judge constitution bench. "In the last couple of months, we have been seeing that the Supreme Court is bringing out several progressive and landmark judgments". The temple's restriction on menstruating women has been a bone of contention in recent times, raising legal questions about women's right to pray and right to equality, as guaranteed by the ...

World North Korean quake detected near nuclear test site
Author: 0 North Korean quake detected near nuclear test site

The quake took place at 16.41 UTC (5.41am NZT) at a depth of 5km, the US Geological Survey reported. Suspicions are high that North Korea may have carried out another weapons test today after a magnitude-2.9 quake was detected very close to one of their test sites.

World Police Re-invite Davido Over Friend's Death
Author: 0 Police Re-invite Davido Over Friend's Death

Actress Caroline Danjuma had also earlier accused Davido of being responsible for Tagbo's demise . He was said to have partied with friends ( Davido inclusive) in Lagos, hours before his death. Davido has released a statement absolving himself of any foul play in the death of his friend Tagbo Umeike . The deceased was dumped in a vehicle in front of Lagos Island General Hospital.

World Ethics Committee extends review of Rep. Chris Collins
Author: 0 Ethics Committee extends review of Rep. Chris Collins

In comments to reporters, Mr. Collins said it was the N.I.H. that "invited me to go there and this was an afterthought at the end of a tour". The Office of Congressional Ethics said that Collins, a Republican from NY, may have shared material, nonpublic information in Australia's Innate Immunotherapeutics IIL, +6.90% INNMF, +4.09% and that he may have purchased discounted stock, not offered to the public, because he was a member of the House of Representatives.

World Royal Mail wins High Court injunction preventing planned strike action
Author: 0 Royal Mail wins High Court injunction preventing planned strike action

That position was reinforced by a tweet from the union, which said: "Royal Mail won the injunction but we stand here with 90% yes vote and more strike action ready to come". The court action is the latest twist in a bitter row between the union and Royal Mail. He said: "The company are deluded if they believe their courtroom politics will resolve this dispute".

World Paris wants all gas-powered cars out of the city by 2030
Author: 0 Paris wants all gas-powered cars out of the city by 2030

The controversial move announced Thursday follows Mayor Anne Hidalgo's plan to ban all diesel cars from the city by 2024, when Paris will host the Summer Olympics. Many other cities in the world are considering similar moves and China, the world's biggest polluter after the United States, recently announced that it would soon be seeking to get rid of combustion-engine cars too.

World Crocodile may have taken missing Australian woman
Author: 0 Crocodile may have taken missing Australian woman

A search and rescue team has found clothing, a walking stick, and "biological matter" suspected to be human remains near a crocodile-infested creek in Port Douglas, north of Cairns. Her disappearance has sparked renewed calls for a crocodile cull. State Emergency Service area controller Sean McGuinness said the search is proving to be hard.

World Women's group plans rally against Cy Vance over Weinstein case
Author: 0 Women's group plans rally against Cy Vance over Weinstein case

The DA came under fire for its decision to spare Weinstein after a New Yorker expose revealed that he admitted to molesting the then-22-year-old model in a secret NYPD recording. The NYPD confirmed that it investigated a "misdemeanor sexual abuse complaint against Harvey Weinstein " in March 2015. "Any individual who feels that she may have been the victim of a crime by this person in Manhattan is strongly encouraged to contact our Office's Sex Crimes Hotline at (212) 335-9373", Agnifilo ...

World Dog days? In Italy, count them like family sick days
Author: 0 Dog days? In Italy, count them like family sick days

The librarian, who doesn't want to be identified, is single and says she considers the dog, who she rescued from a park, to be her family. Italian animal advocacy group LAV says it helped persuade public La Sapienza University to let her use two days' family sick leave to care for 12-year-old Cucciola.

Author: 0 Multiple shootings reportedly strike town in Sweden

A huge police operation has been launched and the area around where the drama unfolded has been cordoned off. Trelleborg is a town of around 40,000 people in the far-south of Sweden . "We are blocking certain areas and will conduct an investigation". A local resident told local media: "There were many shots". "Right now, it's locked off", he tells local media.

World Donald Trump Claims Stock-Market Gains Cancel Out National Debt
Author: 0 Donald Trump Claims Stock-Market Gains Cancel Out National Debt

Due to a 2007 act of Congress, veterans and active-duty military not in uniform can also render the military-style hand salute during the raising, lowering or passing of the flag. To cut the debt, Congress has to spend less or raise taxes. "A higher stock market encourages consumers and companies to spend more, which helps the overall economy", said Valliere of Horizon Investments.

World Australian Smith leads by one at CIMB Classic
Author: 0 Australian Smith leads by one at CIMB Classic

Thailand's Poom, who made six of his seven birdies on the front nine, said: "I played without any expectations. It is very important to play well in the opening events". "I feel great having finished the first round pretty well", said Park, 24, after her round with top-ranked Ryu So-Yeon and world number three Lexi Thompson at the SKY72 Golf & Resort.

World Melania Trump wears dress designed by former First Lady
Author: 0 Melania Trump wears dress designed by former First Lady

The Czech-American businesswoman and former model was married to the President from 1977 until 1992 . To this union were born, Eric Trump, Donald Trump Jr. She wrote in her book " Raising Trump " that, the 70-year-old businessman once left his son, Donald Trump Jr., stranded on a tarmac after he was five minutes late for a flight.

World Manchester City Fuel Rumours of Sergio Aguero Return with Training Tweet
Author: 0 Manchester City Fuel Rumours of Sergio Aguero Return with Training Tweet

The Argentina worldwide took to Twitter to inform his followers that he is "ready" for action after a two-week layoff. Following criticism over his decision to go overseas in the days building up to City's important fixture against Chelsea, Aguero defended his actions and revealed he could return to the first team against Stoke City this weekend at the Etihad.

World Voter Registration Deadline October 13
Author: 0 Voter Registration Deadline October 13

For more information, call your county board of elections or 518-474-1953. Friday is also the last day applications can be sent to change a voter's party affiliation to vote in the 2018 primary election. Thompson said people who are out-of-town or wish to have a ballot mailed to them need to apply and request an absentee ballot to be mailed at least ten days before the election day on, 2017.

World Several employees injured, fires set during NC prison escape attempt
Author: 0 Several employees injured, fires set during NC prison escape attempt

Elizabeth City's Sentara Albemarle Medical Center received six people requiring treatment, hospital spokesman Peter Sengenberger said. Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools said students on buses who had not arrived home already were brought back to the schools because of the potential of inmates being in the area.

World Four US 'sanctuary cities' may be violating law - US Attorney General
Author: 0 Four US 'sanctuary cities' may be violating law - US Attorney General

New Orleans, New York and Philadelphia join Chicago and Cook County in remaining out of compliance, the Justice Department said. The DOJ sent letters to five jurisdictions, including Chicago and Cook County, warning that local officials need to send evidence by October 27 that shows they are cooperating with the Trump administration's demands in terms of increasing cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigrant agents.

World Auto part content requirements could sink NAFTA talks
Author: 0 Auto part content requirements could sink NAFTA talks

Asked by a reporter if he would make a trade pact with Canada if he can not reach agreement with Mexico in the NAFTA negotiations, Trump said: "Oh sure, absolutely". The U.S. side sees strengthening the rules of origin for the auto industry as a way to bring back automotive production and jobs from Asia. The negotiations were extended on Wednesday by two days to Oct 17.

World Two Lashkar terrorists killed by security forces in J&K's Bandipora
Author: 0 Two Lashkar terrorists killed by security forces in J&K's Bandipora

The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday said that one of the two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists killed in the Bandipora encounter was involved in several other terror attacks in the area. The police maintain that almost 25 militants were active in Bandipora district and a group of seven terrorists, led by LeT's Mehmood Bhai, a Pakistani national, is active in Hajin area.

Author: 0 Germany: "No evidence" Kaspersky software used by Russians for hacks

Kaspersky Lab denied to the Times any knowledge of, or involvement in, the Russian hacking. Now, a new damning report says that the functionality discovered in the software could not have been put there without the company's knowledge. Kaspersky first noticed intrusion by Israel referenced in The New York Times story back in 2015, when it reported that "a sophisticated cyberespionage actor" had infiltrated its systems using code that resembled a previous attack.

World OH boy missing from crime scene believed to be in danger
Author: 0 OH boy missing from crime scene believed to be in danger

He had been missing following a shooting at a trailer on State Route 93 Tuesday evening. The victim had stab wounds to the neck and head and was taken to the hospital. "The names of the victims are not being released at this time pending positive identification and notification of next of kin", the sheriff said. Anyone who may know the whereabouts of Lawson is urged to contact the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office at 740-532-3525.

World California wildfires disaster could 'get worse before it gets better'
Author: 0 California wildfires disaster could 'get worse before it gets better'

Thousands of people have been left homeless by the 22 huge blazes, which are spreading fast and unpredictably. "And if they're asked to go, they should go", Eliason said. Just as firefighters seem to be getting the upper hand on that monster home-destroying blaze in Orange County, weather forecasters had some bad news Wednesday: Hot, dry Santa Ana winds are coming and that means increasing fire danger.

World SC asked to declare war vs drugs illegal
Author: 0 SC asked to declare war vs drugs illegal

In a petition, the Free Legal Assistance Group asked the SC to issue a Temporary Restraining Order against the PNP Command Memorandum Circular No. 16-2016 on "Oplan: Double Barrel". Duterte did not explain in his memorandum why he pulled out the PNP from the anti-drug operations but police have lately been under heavy fire for alleged rampant abuses especially in the extra-judicial killings of children and minors that have drawn nationwide anger and indignation.

World Former World Best Footballer, George Weah Wins Liberia Presidential Election
Author: 0 Former World Best Footballer, George Weah Wins Liberia Presidential Election

The AU and ECOWAS made several recommendations about the electoral process including the need for a review of the electoral register which accounted for long winding queues on voting day, as well as adequate training for election staff. "This is an important step toward achieving Liberia's first peaceful transfer of power from one democratically-elected head of state to another in decades".

World Bhandup By-election Results: BJP's Jagruti Patil Wins By
Author: 0 Bhandup By-election Results: BJP's Jagruti Patil Wins By

The Congress party had won 41 seats in the last elections with the BJP getting just two seats. BJP's Jagruti Patil defeated Shiv Sena's Meenakshi Patil in Bhandup, while Himali Kamble defeated Nationalist Congress Party's Dhananjay Gaikwad by margin of 4483 votes.

World North Korea's unhappy mix of tourists and military
Author: 0 North Korea's unhappy mix of tourists and military

US and South Korean wartime operational plans, including a plan to wipe out the North Korean leadership, were stolen by North Korean hackers a year ago, a South Korean ruling party lawmaker said on Wednesday. Pyongyang has reportedly denied being involved in the cyberattack, dismissing Seoul's claims as "fabricated". "We reiterated our support for our collective strategy of maximum diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea so it will be compelled to return to the negotiating table".

World United States to Pull Out of UNESCO Amid Palestinian Tensions
Author: 0 United States to Pull Out of UNESCO Amid Palestinian Tensions

U.S. envoy to the UN Nikki Haley made the Trump administration's position clear in July following UNESCO's ruling that the Ibrahimi Mosque in the Old City of Hebron is a Palestinian World Heritage Site threatened by Israel. The state department said it would establish an observer mission at the Paris-based organization to replace its representation. A plan to withdraw from the global body was reportedly made several weeks ago, with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson informing French ...

World As Puerto Rico Suffers, Trump Warns Help Won't Last 'Forever'
Author: 0 As Puerto Rico Suffers, Trump Warns Help Won't Last 'Forever'

This will help the island stabilize its finances, prevent an even greater outmigration to the mainland and unleash Puerto Rico's full economic potential and capacity in a sustainable way. Senator Murphy said , "After receiving briefings from officials in Puerto Rico who are on the ground floor of the recovery effort, we are now at the point where we are being asked to provide specific items that they are in need of so they can get back on their feet.

World American hostage Caitlan Coleman, family rescued after captivity in Afghanistan
Author: 0 American hostage Caitlan Coleman, family rescued after captivity in Afghanistan

Pakistani troops have rescued a Canadian man, his American wife and their three children from "terrorist custody" following a tip from USA intelligence agencies, the army said on Thursday. and allied forces in Afghanistan. The couple set off in the summer 2012 for a journey that took them to Russian Federation, the central Asian countries of Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, and then to Afghanistan.

World Aarushi Talwar murder case verdict today: All you should know
Author: 0 Aarushi Talwar murder case verdict today: All you should know

The CBI court while pronouncing its verdict had said that there is no direct evidence in the Aarushi Talwar murder case but it is clear that the prosecution has placed a clinching wealth of circumstances from which the guilt of both the accused has been made out to the extent human instruments can apprehend'.

World S(o)uper Star: This NYC Rapper Threw Soup At L-Train Racist
Author: 0 S(o)uper Star: This NYC Rapper Threw Soup At L-Train Racist

In the video passengers, in true NY fashion, don't put up with the antagonizing asshole and force him off the train at the Bedford Ave station. "I'm a lawyer. Today though, it's NY rapper Princess Nokia's turn to take on the dickheads. She has since verified that she slapped the man after he called a group of boys on the train the n-word, and that the rest of the train vehicle offered support in standing up to the inebriated racist named Paul Lawson.

World Cool temperatures into Thursday
Author: 0 Cool temperatures into Thursday

The summer-like weather will slowly come to an end as a couple of cold fronts head our way! Lows in the upper 50s. Skies should be partly cloudy tonight and a more comfortable night is expected thanks to the lower humidity levels. South Jersey may touch 84 or 85 degrees - the record high at ACY is 85 degrees, and could be in jeopardy Tuesday . We're looking at a far better afternoon than yesterday with sunshine and a few clouds in the mix.

World Ophelia becomes 10th straight Atlantic hurricane, marking busiest season since 1983
Author: 0 Ophelia becomes 10th straight Atlantic hurricane, marking busiest season since 1983

The Met Office: " Ophelia will no longer be a hurricane , but will most likely still be a detailed low pressure system bringing strong winds across Northern Ireland and western parts of the United Kingdom". Hurricane Ophelia is expected to move towards Europe in the days ahead, Silverang said. The storm caused damage estimated at £1billion and claimed 18 lives.