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Supreme Court to hear plea on allocation of sensitive cases

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This is not a workable option, said justice Sikri, "It will not be feasible to interpret that the "chief justice of India " could mean the entire collegium (five senior judges)". Dave said there are 14 instances when the CJI's discretionary power has been exercised arbitrarily, citing the matter of appointment of CBI special director RK Asthana. Read More »

Arrest BJP MLA Sengar, Allahabad HC directs CBI

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The strongman from Bangarmau, an assembly seat he won in the 2017 Uttar Pradesh elections, has been accused by the girl of raping her in June 2017. The government has made a decision to extend security to the family of the 17-year-old girl, he added. It may be noted that the case has been handed over to the CBI, while an SIT of Lucknow zone police is also investigating it. Read More »

Russia Moving Into Position To Protect Syrian Assets After Trump Tweets

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Trump seemed to be backtracking from his Wednesday tweet , which warned Russian Federation to brace for missiles which "will be coming". Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said any U.S. For his side, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Thursday that any possible attack would only cause further instability of the region, which could threaten the global peace and security. Read More »

US Has History Of Meddling In Foreign Elections, Regimes: Russian Embassy

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Russia is not engaged in changing regimes and interfering into other states' sovereign affairs unlike the United States, the Russian embassy said on Thursday. Pompeo confirmed for the first time publicly that he's been interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller , who is investigating potential ties between Russian Federation and Trump's presidential campaign and possible obstruction of justice issues. Read More »

Ryan backs McCarthy for Speaker: He's 'the right person'

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Many pundits had speculated that Ryan might contemplate retirement after having ushered the most comprehensive tax reform legislation since the Reagan administration through Congress. McCarthy ran for speaker in 2015 but dropped out at the last minute when it became clear he didn't have the votes. "As whip Scalise has said publicly for weeks, he will not challenge leader McCarthy should he choose to seek the speaker's gavel". Read More »

Britain accuses Moscow of spying on Skripals for at least five years

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In her statement, the 33-year-old Skripal praised the staff at Salisbury District Hospital for clinical expertise and kindness and said she finds herself "in a totally different life than the ordinary one I left just over a month ago". Skripal said that "specially trained officers" are helping to take care of her as she tries to come to terms with her situation. "Yulia has asked for privacy from the media and I would like to reiterate her request", said hospital director Christine Blanshard. Read More »

Ecuador president says journalists likely killed

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On Thursday, Colombia's RCN network passed on to officials graphic photos purporting to show the men's bodies, which Ecuadorian authorities are analysing. Moreno's promise of a "devastating" military response was seen by many as a tacit acknowledgement that both governments had been too restrained. The FARC has always been active in the remote Ecuador-Colombia border region. Read More »

SUV that into river belonged to missing family, officers determine

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A piece of burgundy plastic, believed to be part of a side window, surfaced earlier this week, but the authorities were hesitant about saying whether it belonged to the family's Honda Pilot of the same color. "Some of these items were consistent with a Honda vehicle", the CHP said in the Facebook post. The crash occurred just north of Leggett on a two-lane highway with a 125-foot tree covered embankment that slopes into the Eel River, Taylor said. Read More »

DOJ Inspector General Report Cites FBI's McCabe for Misconduct

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Trump tweets: "DOJ just issued the McCabe report - which is a total disaster". On Friday, the Justice Department inspector general revealed the offical confirmed reason for McCabe's firing, stating that he leaked information to a reporter, and then lied about doing so to both former FBI Director#James Comey and additional members of the FBI . Read More »

National Weather Services issues a tornado watch for Nodaway County

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According to NWS forecasts early Friday afternoon, severe storms capable of producing large hail and damaging winds were expected to develop and pass through the area Friday afternoon and evening. The Storm Prediction Center has northwest Missouri under an "Enhanced" Risk while northeast Kansas is still under a "Slight" Risk. for severe thunderstorms on Friday. Read More »

Ambassador Haley: 'We Have Enough Proof' to Act in Syria

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U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Friday there should be no rush to launch military action on Syria, but that "at one point you have to do something". Ever since the recent chemical attack in Douma, the Russian government has written off the incident as a fabrication , all while warning the worldwide community not to take countermeasures against the Assad regime. Read More »

Oklahoma Teachers End Further Funding and Walkout Growing Raises

Many teachers hopped on to the union's Facebook page on Thursday to say they were unhappy with the decision to wind down the walkout. Now, Oklahoma's teacher pay moves up from the lowest, in average teacher pay, to second in the seven-state region and up to 29th from 49th nationally. Read More »

Teachers line up early for Friday's education rally in Frankfort

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Teachers and administrators from Ashland, Boyd County, Fairview, Greenup County, Russell, Raceland-Worthington and Carter County districts said Thursday they would be traveling to Frankfort to lobby for more education funding. Bevin says he has heard "crickets" from lawmakers after he proposed "more responsible ways" to fund education. "We have to have this revenue to fund our schools". Read More »

Alfie Evans protesters assemble ready for fresh demonstration outside Alder Hey Hospital

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The demonstration came a day after a High Court judge expressed his sympathy for the parents of the 23-month-old who is approaching death after being at the centre of a life-support treatment battle. But yesterday, appeal court officials confirmed to the Guardian that another hearing had been listed for Monday. Merseyside Police said the protest on Thursday was peaceful but "did cause significant traffic disruption and inconvenience for other people trying to access the hospital". Read More »

Police seize van and arrest driver on suspicion of motoring offences

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Inside the auto, the officer saw drug paraphernalia and suspected methamphetamines. Officers obtained a search warrant for the residence. Reuther has been arrested for five counts of second-degree theft , two counts of third-degree theft , two counts of fourth-degree theft and three counts of possession of burglary tools. Read More »

The Briefing: It's not Paul Ryan or Jack Kemp's GOP anymore

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Ryan's image among Americans suffered significantly in 2017: Gallup's most recent poll on Americans' opinions of Ryan took place in April 2017, after Republicans in Congress - under Ryan's leadership - failed to enact legislation that would fulfill Trump's promise to " repeal and replace" the ACA. Read More »

Sidhu puts up a fearless face, SAD-BJP seek resignation

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As leader of Opposition, Sukhpal Singh Khaira has termed the Punjab government's recommendation against Sidhu as targetting of the minister by his own government, SAD alleged Khaira and his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) were acting as a B team of the Congress. Read More »

UK Nat. Security Adviser Reportedly Claims Russia Spied on Skripals for Years

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According to the data, Yulia Skripal's e-mail accounts were the target of the specialists of Russian intelligence service. The claims come after the worldwide Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons backed Britain's assertion the Skripals were poisoned by Novichok - a military grade nerve agent developed by the Russians in the 1980s. Read More »

Dad who threw baby off roof to appear for attempted murder

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Steven Pladl was married and had two other children, ages 6 and 11, when he connected with Katie Pladl, according to court documents. The couple made headlines for their incestuous relationship, and were wanted by police in Virginia. As the events reached a dramatic climax, the man swung the baby over the roof by her ankle, but thankfully she was caught by waiting forces below. The Amador County Sheriff's Department says deputies responded just after 3 a.m.to investigate a possible ... Read More »

Items found belonged to missing California family

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A California Highway Patrol spokesperson said earlier this week an SUV matching the description of the Pilot may have been swept into the Eel River off Highway 101, north of the town of Leggett in rural Mendocino County, during the storm that hit Northern California last week. Read More »

Guterres: UN Council must prevent Syria spiraling out of control

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Rising tensions between world powers could lead to a "full-blown military escalation" in Syria, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Friday. He referred to Washington's latest statements on Syria as well as to U.S. interventions in recent years in both Iraq and Libya. Moscow expects that both American politicians and its military brass will use their best judgement and prevent any possible confrontation between Russia and the United States, said Russian Permanent Representative to ... Read More »

Semenya clinches distance double at Commonwealth Games

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Semenya, who had won Games women's 1,500m gold on Tuesday, erased the previous Games Record of 1:57.35 set by Joanna Houareau from Seychelles from the 2002 Manchester Games. In the final event of the night, the three-meter synchro springboard, England's Jack Laugher won his third gold of the games, combining with Chris Mears for a dominating victory over divers from Canada and Australia. Read More »

Blizzard warning now covers much of Nebraska

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The toasty temps in the Big Apple come courtesy of a warm front extending up the east coast Friday and Saturday . Risky fire weather conditions in Oklahoma contributed to wildfires that forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes near Woodward, about 125 miles (200 kilometers) northeast of Oklahoma City. Read More »

Genital-breathing 'punk turtle' joins endangered species list

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While the turtle's appearance has captured people's fascination, the reptile also does another weird thing: It breathes through its genitals. That's because of its unusual ability to breath underwater; through its rear end! The Mary River turtle, native to Queensland, Australia and has a distinctive green punk-rock hairstyle, two spikes under its chin and the ability to breathe through its genitals is on a new list of endangered reptiles. Read More »

Trump Teases Syria Attack: I Never Said When It Would Happen

Senior Russian figures, including the head of the military, have warned that USA missiles will be shot down and their launch sites targeted if Russian personnel come under threat. Cabinet agreed on the need to take action to alleviate humanitarian distress and to deter the further use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime. "I don't want to telegraph what I am doing or what I am thinking", Mr. Read More »

Death toll rises to 33 amid mass protests in Gaza

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In the first Friday of protests two weeks ago, Gazan refugees marched for the right of return to their homes in what is now Israel. The Palestinian authorities reported that 33 people have been martyred since the mass demonstration against Israeli occupation kicked off of March 30. Read More »

Blood Samples Show Nerve Agent, Chlorine Used in Syria Attack

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The regime has been accused of using chemical weapons against civilians, most recently in the attack on Douma that killed at least 42 people. President Donald Trump on Thursday put off a final decision on possible military strikes against Syria after tweeting earlier that they could happen "very soon or not so soon at all". Read More »

MA cop is shot, killed reports State

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Massachusetts State Police identified the deceased as Officer Sean Gannon in a tweet Thursday night and offered their condolences to the Yarmouth Police Department. "We're moreover praying tonight for the restoration of Officer Gannon's K9 confederate, who was moreover injured in as we converse's tragic incident". Read More »

China's March exports shrink 2.7 per cent, imports weaken

China's trade surplus with the USA jumped 19% in the first three months of the year compared to the same period last year, the Customs Administration in Beijing said Friday. Chinese officials have denounced the recent passage of a US law encouraging more high-level contacts with Taiwan. "It is about the USA not showing sincerity at all", Gao said. Read More »

Europa League: Arsenal face Atletico Madrid in mouth-watering semi-final

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Here are five talking points. 'A club of Arsenal's size and history belongs in the Champions League . Wenger could rest a number of players with a Europa League semi-final on the horizon. Arsenal survived a scare at CSKA Moscow before advancing to the Europa League semifinals, where they'll be joined by Atletico Madrid , Marseille and Salzburg . Read More »

Mother of child thrown off roof in police custody

Authorities say the father, daughter and their 7-month-old son Bennett were among the bodies recovered Thursday at multiple scenes in three states. The alleged relationship between the father and daughter began two years ago in Virginia, where Katie Pladl was born in 1998. Read More »