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Court upholds probe clearing PM over 2002 riots

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However, the court in Dec 2013, rejected her petition, which forced her to move to the High Court in 2014. Zakia, along with activist Teesta Setalvad's NGO Chitzen for Justice and Peace, had moved a criminal review petition in HC alleging a "larger criminal conspiracy" behind the riots. Read More »

US Expels Cuba Diplomats

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The order to remove these 15 Cuban diplomats will ensure equity in staffing. Here's more about the interesting turn of events. Cuba and the United States resumed diplomatic ties in 2015 after 54 years of political enmity, but even before taking office President Donald Trump promised to reverse what he called a "terrible and misguided deal" with Havana. Read More »

Russian strikes in Syria hit rebels' underground arsenal

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The Kremlin says it will look into reports about two Russians allegedly captured in Syria by the Islamic State group. Until recently, the militants were able to operate at leisure there while the Syrian government army and Russia's Aerospace Forces concentrated their efforts on the fight against Daesh (Islamic State/ISIS/ISIL), in other parts of the country. Read More »

Trump says it's a 'sad day' as he heads to Vegas

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Paddock's motivation is still unclear, but Trump said on Tuesday that he was clearly a troubled man. Speaking to reporters from the lobby of the University Medical Center, Mr Trump said he and first lady Melania had met "some of the most awesome people " and invited those injured to visit him at the White House. Read More »

Australia flags tougher national terror laws

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Turnbull rejected this idea, saying on ABC Radio, "you can't allow the risk of hacking to prevent you from doing everything you can to keep Australians safe ". Mr Turnbull said the measure would give police an important 21st-century tool to identify people in real-time. "SAAB is headquartered in SA and will be the epicentre of the construction of these new combat management systems", Defence Industries Minister Christopher Pyne told media. Read More »

Vegas shooter's 'companion an Australian granny'

In addition to the weapons at the hotel, the police retrieved 19 firearms, as well as explosives, several thousand rounds of ammunition and "electronic devices" from the shooter's home. CIA spokesman Jonathan Liu said "the Intelligence Community is aware of the claim of responsibility by a foreign terrorist organization". Danley said that, more than two weeks ago, Paddock told her he had bought a plane ticket for her to fly to her native Philippines, saying that he wanted her to visit her ... Read More »

13 killed in southwest Pakistan shrine blast

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According to ARY News correspondent Moosa Baloch, a suicide attacker blew himself up outside the Dargah leaving a policeman dead and injuring a huge number of devotees at a time when the custodian of the shrine was holding a special meeting. Read More »

Bykofsky: As a longtime gun owner, I wonder what to say

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The president's motorcade passed the scene of the shooting on the way to University Medical Center, where he met earlier with victims, families and medical professionals. And it's time for rationale thought and discussion about guns and people. For a quite a while, when the president has learned of deadly terrorist incidents, Donald Trump has responded with incredible speed to use the word "terrorism", and to use the attacks to promote elements of his agenda - including building ... Read More »

Overnight rain to usher in colder weather

Chance of precipitation is 40%. SATURDAY: There will be a 30 percent chance of rain. THURSDAY: Mostly sunny and cool. Low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. Wednesday night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. SATURDAY: Partly cloudy and warm. Read More »

How To Help The Vegas Shooting Victims

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Donating now (or in the coming weeks) will help get more blood to the people who need it. "Obviously, I can't go Las Vegas ", Sacramento Police Officer Ashley Schiele said. Last Monday, 371 people either registered or donated. Now, they are collecting blood from 700 people. The organization is already on the ground helping victims after a man opened fire from above a music festival in Las Vegas overnight. Read More »

Saudi Monarch Begins Historic Trip to Russian Federation

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The king has brought a massive delegation of Saudi businessmen with him, and the two parties are expected to negotiate new investment deals, including in the energy sector. Navalny, who has already spent 40 days behind bars this year after two previous convictions related to demonstrations in Moscow , was detained last Friday as he was preparing to travel to Nizhny Novgorod for an unauthorized rally, Efe reports. Read More »

Las Vegas police debunk second shooter rumor

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I loved him and hoped for a quiet future together with him", she said. While Danley has not been arrested nor identified as a suspect, one expert noted that that was also the case for the wife of the shooter who killed 49 people at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando a year ago, previously the deadliest shooting spree in modern US history. Read More »

Two Nevada Gun Shops Sold Weapons to Vegas Shooter

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They include a 29-year-old nurse who saved his wife's life by lying over her to protect her from a hail of bullets, and a 23-year-old Canadian man, who was at the country music festival where the shootings happened in the final hours before he was due to return home. Read More »

Indiana School Grades: More As, Fewer Bs

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IPS representatives said they're anxious about seven schools right now: Emma Donnan Elementary, George S. Buck School 94, James Whitcomb Riley School 43, Louis B. "There's so much success that lies in those communities that we don't want that to be overlooked". "Our staff, students and parents work so closely together in supporting eachother and helping kids be the best they can be". Read More »

Medical Transcription Billing, (NASDAQ:MTBC) Signals Intraday Volatility - Up $0.72

The company holds 11.63 million outstanding shares and 5.48 million shares are floating in market. A company that manages their assets well will have a high return, while if manages their assets poorly will have a low return. The consensus recommendation for stock is 3.00. DAL's shares were trading -7.52% below from the 52-week high price mark of $55.75 and 36.01% above from the 52-week price bottom of $37.91. Read More »

Governor Brownback questioned by Senate during Ambassador of Religious Freedom confirmation hearing

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She asked if Brownback would work with worldwide groups to defend human rights issues "not just for religious minorities, but for women and for people in the LGBTQ communities". not to litigate theological points or policy differences beyond the scope of that liberty", Rubio said. "If we don't have religious freedom around the world you are going to see a continuation of conflicts like we have today, and probably growing and accelerating", said Gov. Read More »

Was IS claim for Las Vegas attack 'fake news'?

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The quick responsibility claim - discounted by Federal Bureau of Investigation officials - is the latest in a series of dubious or seemingly fake IS claims, reflecting the extremists' eagerness to latch onto global attacks it can tout as its own as it fights for survival in its Mideast base. Read More »

South American countries lodge joint World Cup 2030 bid

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The three countries' presidents announced joint plan on Buenos Aires this Wednesday. "The first meeting [for the bid preparation] will be organized in the first week of November", Paraguay's President Horacio Cartes said . Paraguay, which last qualified for the World Cup in 2010, has never hosted a World Cup. The 2030 World Cup will mark the 100 years of the first World Cup, which took place in Uruguay. Read More »

India can fight two-front war, counter China: IAF Chief

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In September, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat had cautioned that China is silently taking over territory and testing India's threshold, and warned of a two-front war on the western and northern borders. To project against us is what they can get into Tibet. "As far as IAF is concerned, it has the ability to locate, fix and strike and that is not only for tactical nuclear weapons but for other targets across the border (as well)", he said. Read More »

Penguins Raise Fifth Stanley Cup Championship Banner

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All of those memories likely will flood back when the Penguins celebrate that title and open their 2017-18 season at 8 p.m. today in a match against St. There was a video recapping their championship season, player and staff introductions, and, of course, the Stanley Cup itself made an appearance. The rest of the National Hockey League will be very hesitant to let it happen and will put their best play forward but the Penguins are up for the challenge. Read More »

France ready for mediation between Baghdad and Iraqi Kurds: Macron

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Speaking during a visit to Paris, Abadi said his government does not want armed confrontation with the Kurds, but that "federal authority must prevail". Tensions have escalated between the Iraqi central government and the Kurdish region. Parliament has asked for harsh measures in response to the vote, including sending federal troops to retake the contested oil-rich city of Kirkuk, which is held by Kurdish forces, but claimed by Baghdad. Read More »

France ready for mediation between Baghdad and Iraqi Kurds: Macron

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Speaking during a visit to Paris, Abadi said his government does not want armed confrontation with the Kurds, but that "federal authority must prevail". Tensions have escalated between the Iraqi central government and the Kurdish region. Parliament has asked for harsh measures in response to the vote, including sending federal troops to retake the contested oil-rich city of Kirkuk, which is held by Kurdish forces, but claimed by Baghdad. Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins raise second consecutive Stanley Cup banner in home opener

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They raised their fifth Stanley Cup championship banner to the arena's rafters in a pre-game ceremony full of pomp and circumstance. The Blues are strong at the back but will have to contain one of the league's best teams, players, and offenses on opening night, and while I expect this one to take some time before it opens up I think the Blues could find themselves in big trouble if they conceded the game's first goal. Read More »

Abadi: 'We Don't Want Armed Confrontation' With Kurds

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Macron made the offer after meeting Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al Abadi in Paris in wide-ranging talks about French support for the fight against Daesh as well as rebuilding Iraqi's economy. Much of the global community has been vocally critical of the September 25 Kurdish referendum, in which over 90 percent of the voters in the semi-autonomous region said "Yes" to separation from Iraq, according to local officials. Read More »

Abadi: 'We Don't Want Armed Confrontation' With Kurds

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Macron made the offer after meeting Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al Abadi in Paris in wide-ranging talks about French support for the fight against Daesh as well as rebuilding Iraqi's economy. Much of the global community has been vocally critical of the September 25 Kurdish referendum, in which over 90 percent of the voters in the semi-autonomous region said "Yes" to separation from Iraq, according to local officials. Read More »

Macron offers to mediate between Iraqi government and Kurds

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France offered on Thursday to mediate in a political crisis pitting Iraq's government against Kurdish regional authorities, and promised to maintain a military presence there until Islamic State was defeated. Iraqi-Kurdish tensions were ratcheted down a notch on Wednesday when the central bank in Baghdad eased financial restrictions imposed after the vote, after receiving a pledge of cooperation from Kurdish banks, an Iraqi banking source said. Read More »

'We don't want armed confrontation': Iraqi PM on Kurds

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The Iraqi government has also imposed a ban on direct global flights to and from the Kurdish region. Iraqi forces, pushing ahead with a campaign against Islamic State, have captured the town of Hawija and the surrounding areas, the militants' last stronghold in northern Iraq. Read More »

Iraq PM al-Abadi 'doesn't want armed clash with Kurds'

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Iraq's Prime Minister Haider Abadi has announced he did not want an armed conflict with Iraqi Kurds but said they should obey Baghdad authorities in the wake of the controversial referendum on independence in the autonomous region. All but four Kurdish-owned banks were allowed to send and receive dollar and foreign currency transfers on Wednesday, the source told Reuters . Abadi, in Paris for bilateral talks, said the Iraqis and Kurds had a common interest in maintaining peace. Read More »

Iraq's PM Urges Kurdish Peshmerga Forces to Join Iraqi Army After Referendum

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Macron said France and others are anxious about the Kurdish situation after last month's referendum, and said France supports the stability and territorial integrity of Iraq. The Iraqi government has also imposed a ban on direct worldwide flights to and from the Kurdish region. He had on Tuesday called for a "joint administration" of oil-rich Kirkuk and other areas claimed by both his government and the autonomous Kurdish region, provided Baghdad had ultimate authority in any such arrangement. Read More »

Centre asks states to reduce Value-Added Tax on fuel

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Under all round attack on rising fuel prices, the government on Tuesday chose to slash the excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 2 per litre , effective from Wednesday, to cushion the impact of rise in worldwide crude prices, in a decision that will cost the exchequer Rs 13,000 crore during the remaining part of the fiscal. Read More »

Baahubali actors Prabhas, Anushka Shetty getting engaged in December?

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Prabhas and Radhakrishna Movie As per the reports, Prabhas will be seen as a lover boy in Radhakrishna's love entertainer movie. He said that Anushka was a family friend and there was nothing more to their relationship. On the work front, Prabhas is teaming up with Sujeeth Reddy for an action adventure film titled Saaho . However, Prabhas condemned the rumors of his marriage with actress Anushka Shetty . Read More »