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Kolkata child sexual assault: School principal summoned by police

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Earlier on Dec 1, the West Bengal Police arrested two teachers for sexually assaulting the four-year-old girl. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee condemned the alleged sexual abuse of the child. It also sought the principals arrest in the incident and said it would initiate legal action against the school management for shutting it for an indefinite period. Read More »

Dowd Is Right - President Can't Be Guilty of Obstruction of Justice

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Experts said the president's admission increased his legal exposure to obstruction-of-justice charges, one of the core crimes under investigation by special counsel Robert S. Indeed, even firing Comey because he disagreed would be lawful and not obstruction of justice. WASHINGTON , D.C. -The president* beat feet out of town just as I was arriving, but he left an entertaining pile of democratic institutional shrapnel and flotsam behind him. Read More »

Police respond to school shooting in Graham, Washington

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The conditions of the wounded students were not immediately known. The sheriff's office said they are looking for multiple male suspects who fled in a green vehicle, possibly a Chevy Impala. Deputies established a perimeter around Graham-Kapowsin High. Police report that the shooting didn't happen on the school grounds but that the victims ran onto the school campus after being shot. Read More »

Take Two: Schumer, Pelosi Accept Trump's Invitation to Talk Budget

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US President Donald Trump turns to House Speaker Paul Ryan (3L) as he gathers with Congressional Republicans in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, US, May 4, 2017. On Monday, it appears the Democrats are ready to talk . The current funding bill runs out at the end of the day Friday. The stopgap spending measure would provide more time for negotiations between the two parties over raising strict spending caps that were imposed in 2011 as they try to work toward a long-term ... Read More »

'Dozens injured' in German train collision

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A regional express train carrying passengers collided with a freight train in the town of Meerbusch. Reports suggests many passengers were left trapped. Authorities say three people suffered serious injuries, three had slightly less serious injuries and another 41 were mildly injured. The state-run Deutsche Bahn rail operator said the crash occurred at around 6:30pm Irish time. Read More »

Russian Federation lambasts both North Korea's nuclear gambling and US' provocative conduct - Lavrov

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A group of Russian MPs, who visited Pyongyang earlier this week, said that the North Korean side expressed readiness to engage in talks, but demanded that Moscow play a mediating role. Pyongyang has said its weapons programs are a necessary defense against US plans to invade. He said that the United States had been "jolted" at the strengthening of North Korea's nuclear force and could attempt to commit "robber-like" provocative acts. Read More »

GNC Holdings Inc (NYSE:GNC) Draws Proposed Offering Of "Notes"

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Analyst research firms are expressing bullish stance on GNC Holdings, Inc . In premarket trading, shares of GNC edged up by 10 cents to $5.49. Utd Cap Fin Advisers Ltd Company has invested 0.01% in GNC Holdings, Inc . (GNC) has $362.96 million valuation. (NYSE:GNC) has "Underweight" rating given on Friday, October 27 by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Hold" on Friday, October 28. Read More »

Cardinals sign free-agent pitcher as Stanton pursuit continues

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Three years in Yomiuri produced a 31-13 record with a 2.18 ERA, though Mikolas was limited to just 91.2 innings pitched in 2016. While there, he transformed himself into a dominant starter, culminating this past season with a 2.25 ERA while striking out a batter per inning and only walking only one every nine. Read More »

The Highlights from World Cup 2018 groups draw

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Alami told Maghreb Arab Press ( MAP ) on the sidelines of the 2018 World Cup final draw, which took place on Friday in Moscow, that the Moroccan team has all the "assets to play a leading role in the final phases of the World Cup", scheduled to take place from June 14 to July 15. Read More »

First panda born in France

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The small male cub, survivor of two babies born on August 4 at Beauval Zoo about 250 kilometers south of Paris, until now went by the name of Mini Yuan Zi after his father Yuan Zi, whose names translates as Podgy. The male cub's mother Huan Huan has been on loan from China since 2012 and a number of Chinese dignitaries were present at the "baptism" as part of Beijing's "panda diplomacy". Read More »

Model in Britain's sex-and-spy Profumo scandal dies at 75

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The scandal rocked Harold Macmillan's government and was thought to have hastened the end of the Conservative government. The affair she had with Secretary of State for War John Profumo in the early 1960s scandalised Britain as it emerged she had also had relations with a Russian defence attache at the same time. Read More »

DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale Has $221.74 Million Stake in Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Johnson & Johnson now has $373.45B valuation. Shares of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) traded down $0.97 on Tuesday, reaching $139.01. The company had a trading volume of 1,440,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,910,000. Of the analysts who provided ratings, 7 rated the company a Hold, 2 rated it a Strong Sell, 1 rated it a Moderate Buy, and 5 rated it a Strong Buy. Therefore 70% are positive. Read More »

Alec Baldwin, ABC Partner on Possible Talk Show

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Sources emphasized to TRP that the deal isn't finalized, but it would expand Baldwin's relationship with ABC where he now hosts the show Match Game . Alec Baldwin is working on a deal for a new talk show on ABC, according to The Hollywood Reporter . When Baldwin walked out on stage to accept his award , he started off his speech by taking a jab at Trump: "At long last, Mr. Read More »

Verdict in 2G spectrum scam case to be pronounced on December 21

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Raja, who was present at the Patiala House Court premises on Tuesday said that he had "faith in the judiciary" but declined to comment on his expectations from the verdict. Also among the accused are Swan Telecom promoters Shahid Usman Balwa and Vinod Goenka, Unitech Ltd MD Sanjay Chandra and three top executives of Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (now called Reliance Group) - Gautam Doshi, Surendra Pipara and Hari Nair. Read More »

Three charged with Maltese blogger Caruana Galizia murder

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Just last week, a visiting delegation of European Parliament lawmakers left the island expressing concerns over the rule of law in the tiny EU member country and issued a warning that the "perception of impunity in Malta can not continue". Seven others have been released on bail pending further investigation. "When the handling of an investigation is not sound, it is hard to have faith in its outcome". Read More »

Pnp returns to drug war

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Nearly two months have also passed since the President named the PDEA as the sole agency in charge of the fight versus illegal drugs. The issuance of the October memorandum aims to pinpoint precise accountability following allegations from some sectors that summary killings of anti-illegal drugs suspects have been perpetrated by law enforcement agencies, including the PNP. Read More »

Wheeler Real Estate Investment T (NASDAQ:WHLR) Short Interest Increased By 44.88%

It has underperformed by 40.96% the S&P500. The company has market cap of $810.79 million. The regular trading started at $11.11 but as the trading progressed, the stock escalated, completing the session with a decline of -2.8%. Desjardins upgraded shares of Dream Industrial Real Estate Invest Trst (TSE: DIR ) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report issued on Wednesday, November 22nd. Read More »

(CSCO) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages

U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) has risen 23.07% since December 5, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 60.97% the S&P500. Mengis Capital Management reported 0.33% stake. 1,321 are owned by Td Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability. Quebec - Canada-based Hexavest has invested 1.65% in Cisco Systems, Inc . BMO Capital Markets maintained Cisco Systems, Inc . Read More »

Josh McDaniels gives his side of sideline spat with Tom Brady

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McDaniels has worked as New England's offensive coordinator since 2012 and has spent 14 combined years with the Patriots over his two spells. After the game, Brady downplayed the incident, calling it "just football." "The Competition Committee has clearly expressed its goal of 'eliminating flagrant hits that have no place in our game.' Those hits include the play you were involved in yesterday". Read More »

Luv, Arshi fight for captaincy

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Hiten Tejwani reads out the captaincy task BB Day Care, where the housemates turn into baby-sitters taking care of little ones. The show began with Akash and Arshi's spat, and the former called Arshi cheap. After that, Hiten was out of the race as Akash didn't park his pram. While Arshi makes fun of him in the bedroom, Hiten and Hina sympathize with Puneesh. Read More »

Gujarat Election: Congress releases lucrative people's manifesto

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The manifesto reiterated its commitment to the agreement reached with the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti under which a Congress government in the state will propose a Bill based on the provisions of the Constitution. On the goods and services tax, implementation of which generated a lot of controversy, the manifesto said that the Congress government would "pursue a proposal with the GST council to exempt small traders and manufacturers having an annual turnover of Rs 1.50 crore in view of the ... Read More »

11000-acre Creek fire prompts mandatory evacuations from La Crescenta to Sylmar

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The Angeles NF is in unified command with LA County Fire Department and LA City Fire Department. An unknown number of homes were destroyed by the blaze, according to LAFD. In Los Angeles, both the Getty Center and Getty Villa Pacific Palisades chose to close to the public today "to protect the collections from smoke from fires in the region", according to Getty officials. Read More »

Invisible Box Challenge: Here's The New Trend That's Breaking The Internet

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Olivar was propelled to viral fame in the days after her tweet, which was retweeted more than 130,000 times by Tuesday morning, when she appeared on the "Today" show . "It's hard to explain, I just keep the leg in the same exact spot", Olivar told The Houston Chronicle . To pull off the trick , you have to jump with one foot, while your foot on the "box" is still. Read More »

U.S. officials say Trump has cast wider net for deportations

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But it is down 23 percent from fiscal 2013, when President Barack Obama was in office and ICE made 17,600 arrests. "We arrested more criminals this year than last year", Homan said. Advocacy groups have criticized ICE for arresting and deporting people with jobs and families in the United States. Trump campaigned as an immigration hard-liner, accusing Mexico of sending rapists and other criminals to the USA and promising to build "a great wall on our southern border". Read More »

New poll finds Congress, BJP neck and neck in Gujarat

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The opinion poll predicted that Congress could settle anywhere between 78 and 86 seats. As per the survey, in October the BJP had a lead of four points among traders; however, the latest survey shows this has been almost reversed, with the Congress now getting 43% votes among the trading community, as opposed to the BJP at 40%. Read More »

Snow bands to impact Wednesday morning's commute

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Wednesday and continues through late Thursday night. Areas outside lake effect bands will likely see little or no snow. This means there is potential for significant lake effect snow to fall in these counties. As far as temperatures, highs over the next several days will be in the low- to mid-30 and overnight lows will mainly be in the mid-20s. Not everyone will see snow starting Wednesday morning, but it could cause hard driving where it does fall. Read More »

Lawyer says Trump too busy to face lawsuit

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Summer Zervos , a former contestant on NBC's "The Apprentice", was one of more than a dozen women who came forward during the presidential campaign and accused Trump of inappropriate conduct ranging from sexual harassment to sexual assault. Read More »

Man with machete-type sword shot, killed by NYC police

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No officers were injured in the shooting. Police in New York City say an officer searching for guns and drugs in a Bronx apartment shot a man wielding a "machete-type sword", reports CBS New York . Police said more information will be released shortly. Monahan did not identify the suspects and the police officers involved in the shooting will be interviewed about the shooting. Read More »

Pence And Priebus Allegedly Planned Rogue Mission To Replace Trump

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Top Republican donors sought to buy out Donald Trump from the presidential campaign after the "Access Hollywood" tape - but the cost proved to be too high. President Donald Trump is joined by Vice President Mike Pence and senior staff in the Oval Office. The Atlantic reports that it's unclear whether Trump had knowledge of the conversation and if the group ever made an offer. Read More »

Amber Alert still in effect for two missing girls

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Self-proclaimed cult leader, Samuel Shaffer, who was believed to have been given the children by their father, has been taken into custody by the Sheriff's Department in Iron County Utah in connection with the incident. The two boys were found in a raid of a suspected polygamist compound in Iron County, Utah, Micha Coltharp said. Four-year-old Hatti and eight-year-old Dina had been placed in the custody of their mother Micha Coltharp following a recent divorce. Read More »