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EPS paves way for merger, says TTV appointment illegal

EPS paves way for merger, says TTV appointment illegal Sasikala is now in jail; she had appointed Dinakraran the party's deputy general secretary just before being imprisoned. Prospects of a merger of the two factions of the AIADMK brightened with the Palaniswami-led Amma camp yesterday moving against the appointment of Sasikala's nephew Dhinakaran as deputy general secretary. [Full Article...]

Hamid Ansari looking for political shelter: BJP's Vijayvargiya on Muslim remark

Hamid Ansari looking for political shelter: BJP's Vijayvargiya on Muslim remark He also recalled how he was advised by an eminent member of the House from which he benefitted immensely. "But to me, every time such a comment appeared or came to my knowledge; I mean my first reaction was that, A: the person is ignorant, B: that he is prejudiced and C: he does not fit into the framework that India has always prided to itself on, which is to be accommodative society", he said. [Full Article...]

US Sanctions Mexican Soccer Player for Alleged Connections to Drug Lord

US Sanctions Mexican Soccer Player for Alleged Connections to Drug Lord Flores Hernandez has worked independently in Guadalajara while painting relationships Sinaloa and Jalisco New Generation cartels. He said it would be hard to imagine Marquez didn't know who he was dealing with because Flores Hernandez has been around for so long. [Full Article...]

Trump's harsh language on North Korea has little precedent, experts say

However, according to an article in the Boston Globe, quoting an expert in the realm of presidential power, Trump has nearly "unchecked authority to order the use of conventional or nuclear weapons against North Korea". Or is the United States moving closer to all out war? "Maybe you should threaten other countries too". Then, he played a clip of Trump in a meeting Tuesday discussing the looming... [Full Article...]

Two arrested in tainted egg scandal: Dutch prosecutors

Two arrested in tainted egg scandal: Dutch prosecutors The egg scandal started in Belgium which is the source of the fipronil found in Dutch eggs. It also revealed that 40% of consumers would be less likely to shop at retailers that sold imported eggs in products . The FSAI said Fipronil is an insecticide which is not permitted for use around food producing animals, while noting that traceability on the eggs from the Netherlands contaminate... [Full Article...]

Former PM Nawaz Sharif starts defiant rally to hometown

Former PM Nawaz Sharif starts defiant rally to hometown Qamar Zaman Kaira of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) said that there could be around 10,000 people with Sharif. No democratically elected civilian prime minister in Pakistan has completed a full term in the office. Sharif criticized the investigators in the probe against him and his family, saying "our worst opponents were part of the JIT (Joint Investigation Team)" which was appointed by th... [Full Article...]

Ellison calls on Trump to condemn Bloomington mosque bombing

Ellison calls on Trump to condemn Bloomington mosque bombing Omar told multiple news outlets that the mosque has been the target of threatening messages recently. Nobody was injured in the explosion, which broke windows and damaged a room at the Minneapolis mosque as worshippers prepared for morning prayers. [Full Article...]

Federal scientists: United States already feeling effects of climate change

We often talk about climate change as a far-off problem that will affect our children and grandchildren, but climate change is already affecting Americans right now, according to a USA government report published on Tuesday by The New York Times . [Full Article...]

Administration sides with OH in voter purge

Administration sides with OH in voter purge The U.S. Department of Justice has reversed an Obama-era decision that attempted to curtail the OH government's efforts to cleanup voting rolls. Ohio' s system for removing inactive voters from the rolls does not violate the National Voter Registration Act , the Justice Department said Monday. [Full Article...]

Melania Trump Will Attend President's Briefing on Opioid Crisis

Melania Trump Will Attend President's Briefing on Opioid Crisis Chris Christie , called on Trump last week to " declare a national emergency ", noting, "America is enduring a death toll equal to September 11th every three weeks". Prescription painkillers and heroin contributed to an estimated 60,000 overdose deaths in the United States in 2016, a 19% surge over the previous year, according to an estimate compiled by the New York Times . [Full Article...]

North Korea says it released Canadian pastor

North Korea says it released Canadian pastor Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency said that Hyeon Soo Lim was released on "sick bail" following a decision by the country's Central Court. In letters to family, friends, and members of his church in Mississauga, Ontario, Lim has complained of stomach pain and high blood pressure. He had visited the country dozens of times and worked with orphanages and nursing homes as part of C... [Full Article...]

What happens if Zuma loses S.Africa parliament vote?

What happens if Zuma loses S.Africa parliament vote? President Jacob Zuma has survived a vote of no confidence in the South African parliament. The secret ballot vote was endorsed by National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete who qualified the decision as being in the best interests of the country. [Full Article...]

Apple iPhone 8 will come on time but supply would remain constrained

Apple iPhone 8 will come on time but supply would remain constrained Blass tweeted an image of the iPhone 8 in a protective case. Interestingly, recent reports indicate that the iPhone 8's facial recognition feature will even be able to identify users when the device is laying flat on a table. According to a report by AppleInsider, who obtained a research note by KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the iPhone 8 will launch alongside the iPhone 7s and ... [Full Article...]

Terrorists Of Zakir Musa-Led Outfit Killed In Pulwama Encounter

Terrorists Of Zakir Musa-Led Outfit Killed In Pulwama Encounter Speaking to ANI, Kashmir Inspector General of Police Munir Khan said all the three are local militants, two of them had joined militancy in 2015 and one in 2016. He was also involved in visualising thrashing and torturing of some SPOs on gunpoint and circulated the same on social media. At places irate crowds of youth clashed with the security forces who fired teargas canisters to quell stone-pelt... [Full Article...]

Truck Bomb Strikes Lahore

Truck Bomb Strikes Lahore At least four injured are said to be in critical condition. Rescue teams reached the scene and shifted the injured to Mayo Hospital and Mian Munshi Hospital, where emergency was declared. "Due the impact of the blast, I fell on the ground". An eyewitness said the explosion shattered the windows of nearby buildings. A number of bikes and cars were also damaged due to its intensity. [Full Article...]

First time in quarter century that Brigham not ranked among top hospitals

First time in quarter century that Brigham not ranked among top hospitals Wake Forest Baptist tied for the No. 2 hospital ranking in North Carolina with UNC Hospitals. Leading the statewide ranking was Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, the flagship hospital of Lancaster General Health parent company University of Pennsylvania Health System, which with Perelman School of Medicine is known as Penn Medicine. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Franklin May Become Atlantic Basin's 1st Hurricane of 2017

Tropical Storm Franklin May Become Atlantic Basin's 1st Hurricane of 2017 Tropical storm WARNING + hurricane WATCH for parts of the Yucatan Peninsula. tropical storm WATCH for upper coastal Belize including Belize City. Tropical storm warnings were in effect for most of the Yucatan Peninsula. The first, dubbed "Invest 90L", is a strong tropical wave moving westward across the south Caribbean Sea. [Full Article...]

Enrol To Vote Or Update Your Details NOW, Because Plebiscite

As Australia provides no legal recognition to same-sex couples, the pair's union was never recognised, and Mr Johnson's death certificate states that he was single. Voters could see the ballot as soon as September 12 and would have until November 7 to return their ballot. After a two-hour discussion, only a handful of Liberal MPs, some sources say six, others say eight, raised their hands when... [Full Article...]

A soldier injured as Pak violates ceasefire in Uri sector

A soldier injured as Pak violates ceasefire in Uri sector In the incident, an army soldier received a sniffer shot in his head and has been airlifted to army's 92 base hospital Badamibagh, Srinagar for treatment. However, Pakistani Defense Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan informed the National Assembly on Monday that Indian troops have committed 319 ceasefire violations along the LoC in the disputed Kashmir region since November previous year. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation tells U.S. 'it's ready to normalise dialogue'

Russian Federation tells U.S. 'it's ready to normalise dialogue' Speaking to reporters after the bilateral talks with Lavrov , Çavuşoğlu said they discussed the ongoing Syrian conflict, the Astana talks, visa-free travel for Turkish citizens to Russian Federation, and economic ties, especially the possible lifting of a ban on export of Turkish tomatoes to Russian Federation. [Full Article...]


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