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BJP announces fifth list of candidates for Gujarat Assembly Polls

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Vijaybhai Harkabhai Chakravati will be BJP candidate from Vadgam, Karsanbhai Solanki from Kadi and Hiteshbhai Kanodiya will contest from Ider reserved seat. The BJP has fielded Ramanbhai Patel from the seat. Interestingly, Mer is said to have met BJP national president Amit Shah to lobby either for himself or APMC chairman in Dhandhuka, Sahdevsinh Jhala. Read More »

Merkel's party to meet with SPD in bid to break Germany's deadlock

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The announcement followed hours of talks among the SPD leadership that lasted into the small hours of Friday after Schulz returned from a one-to-one meeting with Steinmeier, who has suggested fresh elections are a last resort. The SPD's dilemma was that, after Schulz had repeatedly ruled out working with Merkel, any change of position could spell "a major credibility problem" for the party, Niedermayer told news channel NTV. Read More »

Pakistan frees cleric blamed for Mumbai massacre

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He told his supporters the "reasons" behind his 10-month detention, and also as to why Nawaz Sharif was ousted as prime minister. MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said it is evident that Pakistan has not changed its policy of shielding and supporting non state actors, and its true face is visible for all to see. Read More »

Bomb attack targets mosque in Egypt

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According to Sky News Arabia, the explosion that took place during Friday's prayers has been followed by a gunfire. The explosion comes just weeks after a major militant attack against Egyptian soldiers in Sinai . The military has launched security campaigns in the area, arrested suspects and demolished houses that belong to terrorists, including those facilitating tunnels leading to the Gaza Strip. Read More »

CM aprobó ausencia absoluta de Antonio Ledezma como Alcalde de Caracas

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La verdadera historia de cómo salió el ex alcalde de Caracas la sabe él y dos personas más, ni tonto que fuera para relatar con pelos y señales de cómo ocurrieron los hechos. Esta decisión "nos impresiona malamente y no la compartimos, debo decir", expresó a Globovisión el dirigente, quien indicó que ha sostenido conversaciones con Julio Borges, directivo de Primero Justicia, y demás concejales de esta tolda para rechazar la decisión. Read More »

Police officer among two killed in blast in Pakistan's Peshawar

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The vehicle caught fire after the blast and a thick cloud of smoke could be seen billowing from the area. After the blast, his auto caught fire, he added. No group has claimed the responsibility of the blast yet. The premier also lauded the sacrifices of policemen in the fight against terrorism. Our resolve to eradicate the menace of terrorism can not be shaken, Abbasi said. Read More »

Sheena Bora murder: Co-accused Peter replies CBI, calls allegations 'false'

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The CBI, in its reply, called Indrani's plea malafide and made with a dishonest intention to divert the attention and concentration of accused-turned-approver Rai, whose cross-examination is now at a crucial stage. It said it had sufficient evidence to prove its charges against Indrani and the other accused. ED states that INX News deliberately concealed the fact that they had already received investment to the extent of 26% including FDI, and in pursuance to criminal conspiracy again ... Read More »

Pratap Simha's hate tweet ugly, says actor Prakash Raj

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The actor also threatened the BJP with criminal action if he didn't reply within 10 days. In the legal notice sent by Prakash Raj's advocate, a tweet and facebook post by Pratap Simha on October 2 has been mentioned. Another read: "Your name in Karnataka is Prakash Rai and Prakash Raj in Tamil Nadu , you change your name & identity according to your convenience & necessity in different states". Read More »

North Koreans wash up in Japan

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The men were able to walk unaided, according to national broadcaster NHK. The men, who said they were North Koreans, appear to be fishermen whose wooden boat, found nearby, had trouble and went adrift, Ito said. Last week, the Japan Coast Guard rescued three North Korean men on a capsized boat in the Sea of Japan, off central Japan. Dozens of North Korean fishing vessels wash up on Japan's Sea of Japan coast every year. Read More »

Vasco Da Gama Express derails kills two, injures 8 others

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Three people were killed and nine injured after 13 coaches of Vasco Da Gama-Patna Express derailed near Manikpur in Uttar Pradesh on Friday. At least 12 people have been injured, and three others have died. The Railway Ministry has announced an ex-gratia of Rs.5 lakh to the kin of the deceased, Rs.1 lakh to those with grave injuries and Rs.50,000 for the injured. Read More »

Winter Session of Parliament from Dec 15 to Jan 5

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Hindustan Times reported on Thursday that the dates of the session had earlier been finalised but not declared as they were sent to President Ram Nath Kovind for his approval. The Congress had accused the BJP-led NDA government of running away from discussion over what it described as "scams", including the Rafale deal, during the upcoming Gujarat Assembly elections. Read More »

Texas Woman Charged With Mailing Explosives to Obama, Gov. Abbott

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After diverting the package, agents discovered that cat hair caught in the shipping label was "microscopically consistent" with the hair of one of Poff's pets, according to court records. She had also applied for Social Security benefits and been denied. A search of Poff's home turned up a trove of fireworks in the garage, according to court records. Read More »

Facebook to alert users influenced by fake Russian accounts

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Numerous pages such as Heart Of Texas, Being Patriotic and Secured Borders were designed to look like they were created by USA citizens. This tool will be available for use by the end of the year in the Facebook Help Center. "We look forward to additional steps by the companies to improve transparency with respect to Russian abuse of their platforms, and urge them to furnish a joint report on how Russia used these platforms to sow discord and influence the election". Read More »

Trooper shot and killed in Texas

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Left scene driving a Gray Chevy Malibu LP# JDN4273. A massive manhunt involving several law enforcement agencies is now underway in Limestone and Freestone counties for the suspect. Black has a previous criminal history that includes evading arrest, authorities say. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol issued a Blue Alert for a suspect wanted for the deadly shooting of an trooper in Texas. Read More »

Sri Lankan PM prays at Mookambika temple in Karnataka

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Sri Lankan counterpart Ranil Wickremesinghe will cleave to the far-reaching discussion on Thursday with an aim to pick up the momentum of bilateral ties. Indian Prime Minister Modi pointed out that accelerated development plans should be implemented to meet the aspirations of the youth. Kovind also appreciated the Lankan prime minister's positive role in his country's active engagement with the world. Read More »

Santa Train kicks off Christmas in Pioneer Park

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When: Friday, Nov. 24 from 5-9 p.m. Decorate sugar cookies and other holiday crafts, sip hot chocolate, and line up for a meet and greet with Santa, who will arrive on a fire truck. Grades K-2 will start at 6 p.m. Grades 3-4 will start at 6:45 p.m. The event will include a short Christmas program, followed by the lighting of the tree. Read More »

Stocks inside Traders Spotlight: Newell Brands Inc. (NWL), KeyCorp. (KEY)

Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL ) last released its earnings results on Monday, May 8th. Among 19 analysts covering Newell Rubbermaid Inc. $85,888 worth of Newell Brands Inc (NYSE: NWL ) was sold by Cunningham James L III . The stock of Newell Brands Inc (NYSE: NWL ) has "Market Perform" rating given on Monday, May 1 by Wells Fargo. The stock was bought at an average price of $43.60 per share, with a total value of $87,200.00. Read More »

Michael Flynn May Be Cooperating With Robert Mueller's Russia Probe

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President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn , may be moving to cooperate with the special counsel investigating ties between the Trump campaign and efforts by Russian Federation to meddle in the 2016 presidential election, The New York Times reported Thursday . Read More »

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) Stake Increased by Toronto Dominion Bank

Verity Asset Management Inc decreased its stake in Apple Computer Inc Com (AAPL) by 49.05% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Barclays Public Limited accumulated 928,348 shares. Glenmede Trust Company Na decreased Stanley Black & Decker Inc (NYSE:SWK) stake by 2,358 shares to 286,222 valued at $38.03M in 2017Q2. It also upped Abbvie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) stake by 10,113 shares and now owns 321,953 shares. Read More »

Duterte says police have to return to drug war

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That's the key takeaway from a speech Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte made today in which he warned that, "Whether I like it or not, I have to return that [anti-drugs operation] power to the police", said Phelim Kine, deputy director of the Asia Division of Human Rights Watch. Read More »

US Navy C-2 Greyhound crashes in Philippine Sea

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The aircraft was en-route to the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), which is now operating in the Philippine Sea. The Navy says that the USS Ronald Reagan and the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force have been searching through the night. Read More »

Calculations behind Trump's support for controversial Moore

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And Senator Jeff Flake , the Republican of Arizona who is not seeking reelection, was caught on a live microphone expressing deep concern about where people like Moore and Trump are taking the party. She said she had no reason to doubt the women's accounts. Moore was twice ousted as Alabama's chief justice for disregarding court orders, first in refusing to remove a Ten Commandments statue he commissioned for state grounds and later in ignoring the federal Supreme Court's legalization ... Read More »

Trump eliminó permiso temporal para casi 60 mil haitianos — EEUU

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Según Lapan, Estados Unidos puede prolongar el TPS como hasta ahora, anunciar el final y fijar una fecha posterior para su extinción, o mantener su vigencia un breve período para luego hacer el análisis correspondiente. Según el anuncio hecho por el DHS este lunes, "la terminación del TPS para Haití se retrasará 18 meses", a fin de garantizar una transición sin problemas. Read More »

Israel Arrests Hamas Terror Tunnel Operative

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Shortly after the lab's inauguration, a truckload of vehicle lubricants arrived at the crossing and raised the suspicion of security checkers, who took samples of the oils and transferred them to the nearby lab. Using advanced equipment, the lab can test a range of substances including gases, liquids, powders, solid metals and other materials before they are transferred to Gaza, the minister said. Read More »

Veteran deputy hit, killed in Oakland County

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The Oakland County Sheriff's Office is mourning the death of one of its own, early Thanksgiving morning. The deputy was deploying devices meant to disable a vehicle, called 'stop sticks, ' near his sheriff's patrol auto, when he was struck by the suspect's vehicle, which subsequently rolled over. Read More »

Paramedics take Palliative Care Patient to the Beach

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He and colleague Danielle Kellan made a decision to go out of their way to grant her wish, parking the ambulance off a stretch of road overlooking the bay and bringing the patient out to enjoy the view. "I thought if all these rocks weren't here I would have got down into my jocks and taken you into the ocean - and I would have", he added. The simple kind act of first responders in Austraila is being shared around the world. Read More »

Just under a third of Dundalk's population can speak Irish

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Census 2016 shows us that, in general, women were better educated than men, with 43.2% of females aged 15 and over having a third level qualification compared with 40.7% of males. This is a fall on the figure for 2011 when 36.1% or 42,106 said they could speak Irish. The outskirts of Dundalk is where the language is most spoken in the county. Read More »

Israeli Diplomat Under Fire For Questioning American Jews' Military Service

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It went on to also stress that only part of the interview was published online, and other remarks made by Hotovely were aimed at uniting the world's Jews. "The reason it's empty, if you ask me, is not that they don't like the arrangement", she said. "They don't know how it feels to be attacked by rockets, and I think part of it is actually experiencing what Israel is dealing with on a daily basis". Read More »

Leicester boss Claude Puel warns his players: West Ham fans want reaction

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Moyes's side host Leicester City on Friday night and although the Scot has praised Carroll for his form in training, he would be a fearless man to start him again tomorrow. The versatile attacker's dynamism and eye for goal have been sorely missed by the London club and they have been boosted further by the news that Marko Arnautovic along with fellow striker Andre Ayew will both feature on Friday night - giving Moyes plenty of options to choose from. Read More »

100 firearms handed in during Derbyshire surrender

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They will then either be destroyed or in exceptional circumstances, if the weapon has historical value, it may be donated to a museum. Richard Kennett, joint firearms manager for Norfolk and Suffolk Police, said: "We're really pleased with how many unlicensed firearms and ammunition have been handed in during the first week of the surrender. Read More »

North Korea slams the USA for "state sponsor of terrorism" label

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The North Korean Central News Agency, KCNA, said the "heinous gangsters" who put North Korea on "wretched list of "terrorism" have angered Pyongyang and it will find ways to "settle all accounts". Experts say the USA decision to put North Korea back on its terrorism blacklist will have limited practical effect, but may make a diplomatic solution of the standoff over its nuclear weapons program more hard. Read More »

US Navy plane crashes in Philippine Sea with 11 crew and passengers

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The Japanese minister of defence, Itsunori Onodera, told reporters that he had been informed by the US Navy that the crash may have been a result of engine trouble. We will update this story as more information becomes available. But unfortunately, the aircraft crashed almost 500 nautical miles at the southeast of Okinawa, Japan. Read More »