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Sasikala's nephew to contest from RK Nagar

Seasoned political watchers in Tamil Nadu disregard by-elections as a reliable barometer of the popular mood, especially the ones held in the latter part of the...


Chaos continues at Uber, President Jeff Jones quits company amid controversies

Technology news site Recode first reported Jones' departure on Sunday. Former Uber employee Susan Fowler described Uber's workplace as a sexist, aggressiv...


Trump tweets Russian Federation collusion claims 'fake news'

The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee flatly denied on Monday that there had been a wiretap on President Donald Trump's Trump...


CO2 stable for 3rd year despite global growth

New data from the IEA shows global emissions from the energy sector stood at 32.1 gigatonnes in 2016, unchanged from the previous two years. The IRENA report ...


Merkel Goes to Washington

Is the German leader the new leader of the West? Let's see if Trump delivers a broadside to Merkel about the US deficit with Germany. In 2012, France's newl...


Penélope Cruz To Play Donatella Versace In FX's 'Versace: American Crime Story'

Penelope Cruz has been cast in the third season of American Crime Story. " American Crime Story " marks Cruz's regular television debut, following a huge mov...


Top US Senators Add Doubts About Trump Wiretap Allegation

Nunes went on: "You have to decide, as I mentioned to you last week, are you going to take the tweets literally?" He accused reporters of "mischaracterizing" wh...


No debt at NATO, German Ministry says after Trump tweets

The whole thing started with President Trump's tweet, in which he accused former President Obama of personally ordering the wiretapping of Trump Tower prior to ...


FBI confirms investigation into possible Russian ties to Trump campaign

The top two lawmakers on the House intelligence committee said Sunday that documents the Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation delivered late...


Sturgeon criticises May's rejection of second Scottish referendum

The basic logic behind this referendum is absurd. He said: "We can not drift along for the next two years and hope for the best". Ms Sturgeon said that me...


Nigeria's Senate walks out Customs boss for improper dressing

According to the senior lawyer, instead of playing into the hands of the Customs boss by invoking the provision of Section 88 of the Constitution, the Senate co...


HN: Over 100kg of suspected rhino horns seized

The horns weighed around 110 pounds and were transported from the Ethiopian city of Addis Ababa. "It's the biggest confiscation of rhino horns in five to 10 y...


U.S. boycotts United Nations human rights council debate on Israel and Palestinians

The US says it opposes the UN Human Rights Council debate today on human rights violations in the West Bank. The council's targeting of Israel has decreased i...


Man United returning to United States for pre-season tour

And United hope Jose Mourinho will get to meet former club Real in what will be a sell-out fixture list. The Portuguese - who has always favoured his USA trai...


House Intel Seeks Clarity From Comey on Wiretap Claims

Mr Spicer later quoted Mr Napolitano as he tried to justify the president's repeated - but equally unsubstantiated - insistence that his predecessor put Trump T...


White House 'peddling falsehoods over GCHQ Trump Tower spying claims'

The former envoy further censured the NY billionaire for his " famous reluctance to admit mistakes ". On March 4, the president claimed in a tweet that Obama ha...


Leahy critical of Gorsuch's conservative support

Gorsuch's hearing is expected to last until Thursday. I'd like to hear what Judge Gorsuch has to say about them. Bennet will also introduce Gorsuch, though ...


Dalai Lama Opens International Buddhist Conference

Usually, the Honor Guards focus on honoring visiting dignitaries from different parts of the world to Chinese cities. Terming the yatra as praise worthy initi...


Trump and Merkel - the first meeting

The moment punctuated remarks that focused predominantly on trade and training the countries' workers for manufacturing in the 21st century. Napolitano had trie...


Britain to formally trigger process to leave European Union on March 29

The trigger for all this tumult is the innocuous-sounding Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty, a never-before-used mechanism for withdrawing from the bloc. "Ha...


Theresa May to trigger Brexit negotiations on March 29

Prime Minister Theresa May will trigger Article 50 on Wednesday 29 March, starting the process of the United Kingdom leaving the EU. The European Union is...


Law and order is top priority, Uttar Pradesh CM Adityanath tells officials

The oath-taking ceremony was held in the presence of PM Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah. Arguably UP voters, who gave the BJP its massive majority...


Amit Shah stamp clear as 46 Yogi Adityanath ministers sworn in

Stating that in the previous year, over 60 people, mostly Muslims, had been killed in the communal riots in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, Amnesty notes, the Ele...


Hardline priest sworn in as head of India's Uttar Pradesh state

Yogi Adityanath, BJP's Lok Sabha MP from Gorakhpur, was named Uttar Pradesh's new chief minister on Saturday evening following a meeting of BJP's legislators in...


JCPenney: All UP locations to close

Augustine. Watertown store manager Jeremy S. Askins could not comment and the Massena store manager could not be reached for comment. Most of the stores named...


Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal from Sen. Menendez

Walls had said previous year he would set a trial for Menendez and Melgen this fall in federal court in Newark, New Jersey, depending on the outcome of the sena...


Intel Documents Offer No Evidence Of Spying On Trump Tower, Lawmakers Say

Mr Nunes said the committee would also examine whether the Russians were trying to sow doubt in the United States electoral system or whether they were trying t...


Theresa May says she will trigger Brexit next Wednesday

May, who was visiting Swansea on Monday, meant to visit Northern Ireland and Scotland before the formal notification was sent by letter on 29 March, Downing S...


Plane carrying 44 crashes in South Sudan airport; all feared dead

Images shared across social media showed the plane beginning to burn up in smoke. It was not clear if the rest of the passengers were alive or dead. Wau Airp...


For state leader, Modi taps firebrand politician who once advocated killing Muslims

There are precedents for Hindu devotees taking high office, he said, including Uma Bharti, a former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh state who is now Modi's wat...


GCHQ: Claims of Collusion with Obama to Wiretap Trump Tower are "Ridiculous"

The claims were made by White House press secretary Sean Spicer, who repeated an unsubstantiated allegation from Fox News analyst Andrew Napolitano. He said M...


Irish backpacker murdered in Goa while celebrating festival of Holi

Two men were arrested and tried for the crime, but were acquitted by a court previous year. The body was found with severe injuries to the head and the face a...


Norway the world's happiest country

But despite the weather, this country still maintains a sunny disposition ... so sunny, in fact, it's been named the happiest country in the world. Norway, th...


Chelsea March Towards Title, Arsenal Fall Again

We wanted a competitive game and I really enjoyed it. "We're disappointed, t his is a game we'd highlighted as one we thought we could get something out of", ...


Watch John Oliver Compare Trump Budget Cuts to America's 'End Credits'

The show saw Oliver dissect what was an eyebrow-raising week for the former reality TV star and real estate mogul, who he described as "consistently monstrous"....