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Ravi Shankar Prasad questions Congress' stand on Ram Janmbhoomi case

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He further added, "Now Congress is linking Ram Mandir with elections ". Surjewala also accused the ruling BJP of raking up the Ayodhya issue to escape from the "failed" development promises. Congress has been saying since day one that the government and political parties should take a decision in the matter at the earliest after consulting the Supreme Court and the order of the Supreme Court should be acceptable to all", he said. Read More »

Police responding to auto crash find teen shot and killed in vehicle

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Police responding to a CT auto crash are now investigating an alleged murder after they found a slain 16-year-old girl inside. It's unclear, however, whether she was alive when the auto crashed into a telephone pole. Pittman, 27, and the teen reportedly were in a relationship, but no motive for the shooting has been released. Police say Pittman shot Santiago in the Nissan sedan before the crash. Read More »

Romania's ex-King Michael dies in Switzerland at 96

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He was one of the last surviving World War Two leaders, but lived much of his life in exile. Queen Anne died in Morges in 2016, and King Michael was already too ill to attend her funeral in Romania. he described how the authorities had blackmailed him. Although In 2012, the former king was voted Romania's favourite personality there have been no moves to restore the monarchy. Read More »

McFarland Lied to Senate Committee on Flynn and the Russians

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McFarland was not mentioned in the court filings, but CNN has reported that she was the transition official who spoke to Flynn. Flynn was not in a position to ask Kislyak, the then Russian Ambassador to the USA, to do anything, said Peskov, calling the idea "absurd". Read More »

Monetary policy panel may keep repo rate on hold

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The central bank left reverse repo rate at 5.75 per cent. The six-member committee said the reason for its decision was "achieving the medium-term target for consumer price index (CPI) inflation of 4 per cent within a band of +/- 2 per cent, while supporting growth", reported news agency PTI . Read More »

Mike Ashley to Turn Down Amanda Staveley's Offer to Buy Newcastle

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Dubai-based Staveley and PCP Capital Partners - made of wealthy investors from the Middle East and Far East - would be desperate to protect their investment by strengthening the squad, knowing Newcastle have slipped closer to the Premier League's relegation zone during this recent six-match winless run. Read More »

London Mayor Sadiq Khan reaches Lahore via Wagah

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Mubashir received the delegation and gave them a warm welcome at the border. "We welcome Mayor Sadiq Khan from the historic city of London to the historic city of Lahore ", Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif tweeted. Khan is here to spread the message that London is open to those who're looking to work, visit or study following the European Union referendum. The mayor was expected to be accompanied to Pakistan by senior business executives from London who are looking for trade deals or ... Read More »

Switzerland reviews Saudi bank accounts

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Among those released after agreeing to pay an undisclosed sum is Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, who once headed the National Guard, according to someone close to the negotiations who spoke with The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the case. Read More »

Interpreter delivered confusion during Seminole Heights news conference

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Tampa police brought in a new ASL interpreter for its November 29 news conference. There was an American Sign Language interpreter on camera at the news conference, but little of what she signed made sense. "She will not be coming to any more of our news conferences". "We have so many interpreting agencies and proficient skilled interpreters here, where did this person come from and why did they not vet her appropriately?" Derlyn Roberts can be seen, far left, performing her ... Read More »

Ford reveals big plans for China

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They have been encouraged by China and Beijing's governments, which have put significant resources behind electric vehicle manufacturing and have introduced regulations that mandate auto companies sell a greater proportion of electric and hybrid vehicles or get shut out of the world's biggest auto market. Read More »

State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe: Can't touch this

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A Pennsylvania state representative loudly exclaimed his heterosexuality and love for his wife after a colleague touched him on the arm during a Tuesday committee meeting, before suggesting the offender and his Democratic colleagues might be homosexual. Read More »

Volkswagen reveals 268bhp Polo GTI R5 rally vehicle

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The R5 in the name of the rally auto stands for the R5 regulations for a new generation of rally cars, that were aimed mainly at customer teams, talented youngsters as well as individual participants. "The feedback from the test drivers was very positive", says Demaison. "We would like to emphasize how closely the production model and the racing version are related to each other", said Sven Smeets , director of Volkswagen Motorsport. Read More »

Russian told Senate Trump Jr. wanted info on Clinton Foundation cash

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After Trump Jr. asked about Clinton and found out that Veselnitskaya had no information, he quickly lost interest in the meeting. During a meeting with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower in June 2016, Donald Trump Jr . Her alleged motive for the meeting was to get the Trump campaign to reexamine the Magnitsky Act , which targeted Russians believed to be involved in the death of a Russian tax lawyer who uncovered a multimillion-dollar tax fraud scheme involving high-level Kremlin officials. Read More »

GoFundMe page set up for Arnold officer who was shot

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Both O'Connor and Klahs were treated at the same hospital - St Anthony's Medical Center. The suspect, 29-year-old Chad L. Klahs, was shot in the incident and died just before 2:40, Jefferson County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Lt. TV news footage showed that a black Arnold police SUV appeared to have crashed near the police department parking lot. O'Connor was taking the suspect to the police station for booking following his arrest for stealing a gun from a home. Read More »

Honduran president holds lead as vote count nears end

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Electoral officials said they were not declaring a victor yet, to allow the filing of challenges and appeals. TEGUCIGALPA, Dec 4 -Former Honduran president and coordinator of the Opposition Alliance, Manuel Zelaya, called on all Hondurans to take to the streets to defend presidential election preliminary results which showed opposition candidate, Salvador Nasrallah with a comfortable lead over the right-wing incumbent, as the electoral board continues to withhold final results. Read More »

What's Ahead for Verizon Communications Incorporated (NYSE:VZ) After Less Shorted Shares?

The stock increased 0.63% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $53.09. Of those insider trades, 0 shares of Verizon Communications Inc. were purchased and 3,940 shares were sold. SunTrust maintained Verizon Communications Inc. The cell phone carrier reported $0.98 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.98. Read More »

Trump skips Kennedy Center Honors

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The seasoned actor and television host was celebrated with the award - the highest recognition of members of the entertainment industry in the United States. "This is the first time in my life I said no, and something in my soul, I've never felt that before - said no, no more", de Lavallade, the Yale Repertory Theatre instructor, told the newspaper. Read More »

Evacuated Students Taken to COC Valencia Campus

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The fire was reported about 9:35 a.m. near the 2500 block of Rye Canyon Loop, near highway 126, also known as Newhall Ranch Road, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Students at Rancho Pico Junior High School, West Ranch High School and Oak Hills Elementary School in the Westridge area were bused to College of the Canyons, Santa Clarita city officials said . Read More »

Why college students should care about the tax bill

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Senate Republicans have insisted that this tax bill would provide much needed relief to people earning lower incomes, but the bill that they passed has a very different message. "America is virtually controlled by individuals who are unsatisfied with the vast amounts of material wealth that they already have", Johnson said. Read More »

Cuomo Mulls Legal Action over Tax Reform

Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. -elect Phil Murphy in a conference call Monday with reporters held open the possibility of a lawsuit should Congress pass a joint bill into law. Faso, reached in Washington by CNHI, responded to Cuomo's jab by saying: "It's sad that the governor is strident and partisan even when you agree with him". Read More »

Illegal immigrant hit with federal charges after San Francisco murder acquittal

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Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, 45, was indicted in U.S. District Court in San Francisco on one count each of being a felon in possession of a firearm and for being an illegal immigrant in possession of a firearm, federal prosecutors said. Prosecutors never offered jurors a motive for Steinle's killing. The shooting sparked a national debate over immigration Because Garcia Zarate was deported to his native Mexico five times before he was arrested a few hours after the shooting. Read More »

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray Announces Run for Congress

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Gray has served almost two terms as Mayor of Lexington. Gray will be running for Kentucky's sixth district seat, which is now held by Representative Andy Barr. It had traditionally been a Democratic seat, but has alternated between Republicans and Democrats five times since 1979. However, if Thomas wins, he'll become the state's first black member of Congress, and if McGrath wins, she'll be the state's first woman elected to Congress as a Democrat. Read More »

Labor senator referred to High Court

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The coalition and Labor are in backroom talks on how to deal with a number of lower house MPs whose eligibility is in doubt. The Turnbull government has signalled it will refer the Labor trio in the event Bill Shorten refuses to send them to the high court. Read More »

United States bombers to fly over Korean peninsula

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The United States and its ally South Korea are carrying out large-scale joint military drills on the Korean Peninsula. The exercise runs from December 4-8 and includes 12,000 US personnel. The annual exercise, which will include an unusually large number of the latest generations of American stealth fighter jets, comes a week after North Korea test-fired its most powerful missile, an ICBM possibly capable of reaching the U.S. Read More »

Senate Confirms Trump's Pick for Homeland Security Secretary

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Nielsen said at her confirmation hearing last month that climate change is a crucial issue and said the Trump administration is revising its climate models to better respond to rising sea levels. Homeland Security oversees the nation's borders, cybersecurity and response to natural disasters, among other areas. She served in the transport security unit of DHS during the George W. Read More »

'Progress on deal' ahead of May-Juncker Brexit talks

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But any such deal was swiftly undone thanks to fierce opposition from Northern Irish unionists who prop up May's minority Conservative government, in a development that Ireland's premier called "surprising and disappointing. "I am very confident that we will reach an agreement in the course of this week", added the former Luxembourg premier. "As President Juncker has said, we have had a constructive meeting today". Read More »

Randy Travis 2012 DUI video released by DPS

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On the way to the Grayson County Jail, the musician can be seen sitting in the front passenger seat of the police vehicle as he rants and swears at one of the officers. You think I'm lying to you. "You insulted me, you're a dead man", Travis - who is showing riding in the passenger seat of the patrol auto - accuses his arresting officer in one clip. Read More »

Panel on baby being declared dead finds hosp guilty

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He and his twin sister were born prematurely last week at the expensive Max Healthcare clinic in New Delhi . Later, as the family was en route to a shmashāna - a Hindu cremation ground - for the baby boy, the parents felt "some movements" inside one of the polythene bags provided by the hospital, according to CNN . Read More »

Iran should be thankful for World Cup draw

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The Ticos shocked the world in 2014, beating Uruguay, Italy, and England to win their group and advance all the way to the quarterfinals. "That's what I like best, when we know what to expect". "We are not just 11 players, we are 100 million". That brings that understanding. While according to Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings, it will be a showdown between two of the worst teams of the tournament, Uruguay after a tussle with Russia , and Egypt from group A , are ... Read More »

Recognising Jerusalem as capital would cause catastrophe: Turkey

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Kalın highlighted that such a step would completely destroy the already fragile peace process in the Middle East and create new tensions and conflict. "The status of Jerusalem and Temple Mount have been determined by worldwide agreements". Turkish presidential spokesperson İbrahim Kalın on December 5 called on the United States administration to refrain from recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Read More »

BC liquor branch to deal pot next July, age set at 19

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Chief executive Jeff Guignard said the decision is the most efficient and cost-effective way to meet the federal government's July deadline for legalization. government chose the Liquor Distribution Branch to be the wholesale distributor of non-medical cannabis in B.C.as it is for booze. A report that was released today alongside the announcement said that many British Columbians were explicitly opposed to the idea of a government-retail monopoly, specifically like the one enacted in ... Read More »

Israel slams Erdoğan's remarks on severing ties over Jerusalem

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He added that Turkey, as current chair of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, would call for an emergency summit of Muslim nations in the event of a formal declaration "set [ting] the entire Islamic world in motion". In this issue, we will fight to the end. Erdogan also warned that if the USA does so, Turkey could cut off diplomatic ties with Israel. Similar sentiment was expressed by a top Israeli opposition leader, Yesh Atid chief Yair Lapid, who tweeted, "The Israeli government ... Read More »