• Nepal's second phase polls witness 70.5% voter turnout
Nepal's second phase polls witness 70.5% voter turnout

The Election Commission of Nepal had set up 8,364 polling stations around the three provinces, which widely covered the restive southern plains. More than 62,000 candidates were challenging 15,038 positions on Wednesday. A key party, the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal, said it would skip the elections after its demands for amending the Constitution ...

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  • The Baton Rouge police ambush in 16 key images from investigator's report
The Baton Rouge police ambush in 16 key images from investigator's report

Moore also said there's no indication that Long had any support from anyone in Baton Rouge or attended any of the nightly protests here after Sterling's death. Gavin Long fatally shot two police officers and a sheriff's deputy and wounded three other officers before a SWAT officer killed Long outside a Baton Rouge convenience store.

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  • London fire: Council leader quits amid criticism of response
London fire: Council leader quits amid criticism of response

Announcing the decision, he said he accepts a "share of responsibility" for "perceived failings" in the council's response to the fire at the tower block in west London . A report Friday in the Times of London cited documents showing that the council chose aluminum composite panels for the renovation project rather than a non-combustible zinc ...

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  • SportScience Breaks Down Mayweather-McGregor…And Why McGregor Has NO CHANCE
SportScience Breaks Down Mayweather-McGregor…And Why McGregor Has NO CHANCE

Truth be told, despite his time out from the sport, he clearly hasn't lost it. That's not to take away from Mayweather's obvious expertise here though and make no mistake, as arguably the best defensive boxer of all time, he's going to make it exceptionally hard for McGregor to land anything meaningful on the night.

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  • Ellison Celebrates Minneapolis Enacting $15 Minimum Wage With Song
Ellison Celebrates Minneapolis Enacting $15 Minimum Wage With Song

Council President Barbara Johnson proposed a similar classification for non-hospital residential health care facilities that also passed. After a failed attempt to shorten the training wage limit to 60 days, reduce the age and to restrict it to city-approved training or apprenticeship programs, the council approved a motion by Bender to keep the ...

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  • EPA launches new unit to 'critique' climate science
EPA launches new unit to 'critique' climate science

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt's schedule shows he met with Dow CEO Andrew Liveris for about a half hour on March 9 during a conference held at a Houston hotel. Jones pointed out that when Trump signed an executive order declaring that for every new regulation created, two must be eliminated, Liveris was the recipien...

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  • 'World of Dance' renewed by NBC for Season 2
'World of Dance' renewed by NBC for Season 2

In announcing the early renewal, Paul Telegdy , President of Alternative & Reality Group for NBC Entertainment Unscripted Programming, said: " Jennifer Lopez has been a formidable executive producer and leader for this franchise". Quiz: Which Reality TV Show Should You Audition For? . Launched a year ago, Universal Television Alternative Stu...

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  • Kentucky firefighters helping fight fires in Arizona
Kentucky firefighters helping fight fires in Arizona

By keeping the fires under control, they prevented them from becoming major blazes. Authorities also called in school buses to drive 1,400 children from area summer camps run by churches, the YMCA and other groups. Some people in other communities have not been allowed to return home yet. One woman anxious about a 27-year-old donkey she left ...

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  • Justice Department drops fight over 'Redskins' name
Justice Department drops fight over 'Redskins' name

The Native American group said it still finds the name offensive, but a lawyer representing the group said, "There's no more challenge to make". The cancellations were made at the request of Native American activists, who said the name was disparaging to Native Americans.

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  • Trump, South Korea's Moon discuss North Korea, trade at White House
Trump, South Korea's Moon discuss North Korea, trade at White House

Amid growing tension with North Korea, the United States is increasing pressure on Chinese financial players. The U.S., the newspaper said, "has this kind of mechanism with its closest allies such as Japan and Australia". "President Moon's visit is a historic opportunity for the Trump Administration to restart negotiations aimed at addressing...

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  • Backlash at Trump Commission Request for Voter Data
Backlash at Trump Commission Request for Voter Data

But what specific information each one keeps, and for how long, is up to them. The letter also asks Williams a slew of questions, including whether he has any evidence of voter fraud or registration fraud in Colorado, or any suggestions for improving cyber-security - an issue that's risen to the forefront after Russia's alleged hacking of Ame...

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  • Shame of Bromley man who tried to benefit from Grenfell Tower tragedy
Shame of Bromley man who tried to benefit from Grenfell Tower tragedy

The leader of the council at the centre of the Grenfell Tower fire has resigned following criticism of his handling of the disaster, in a move that has been broadly welcomed. This means there is no continuous void to act as a chimney or oxygen source. "This council has been criticised for failing to answer all people's questions", he said.

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  • Rosario Dawson has quit upcoming 'X-Men' film
Rosario Dawson has quit upcoming 'X-Men' film

New Mutants is based on a long-running comic book from Marvel Comics which focuses on a younger group of mutants in the same universe as the X-Men. While she certainly has a sizable list of movies on her resume, no doubt New Mutants will be her biggest theatrical appearance yet. Held in a secret facility against their will, five new mutants...

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  • Panamagate probe: NAB's ex-chief testifies over Hudabiya mills
Panamagate probe: NAB's ex-chief testifies over Hudabiya mills

Lt-Gen (retd) Syed Muhammad Amjad spent nearly an hour with the JIT members and answered their questions. According to the details, Hassan Nawaz has been called on July 3, Hussain Nawaz will appear on July 4 while Maryam Nawaz, the daughter of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, will attend hearing on July 05 at 11:am.

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  • In Washington : South Korean president arrives
In Washington : South Korean president arrives

McMaster said of North Korea on Wednesday. President Moon arrived at the White House yesterday to huddle with POTUS over potential areas of disagreement with how to deal with issues surrounding South Korea's northern neighbor. Moon's approval scores, which declined to 79 per cent last week from 83 percent two weeks earlier, rebounded this w...

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  • JC Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) — Stock Trending Alert
JC Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) — Stock Trending Alert

Penney Company Inc (NYSE: JCP ) observed at 9.37%, looking forward for the next 5 years it has a strong prediction of -28% over growth. ROI deals with the invested cash in the company and the return the investor realize on that money based on the net profit of the business.

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  • GST launch: Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress to boycott June 30 midnight event
GST launch: Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress to boycott June 30 midnight event

West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra on Friday pointed out that nowhere in the world was such a massive tax reform like GST implemented within a month of announcing the tax rates. "They are compelling us to stop utilising government funds for various schemes". Even during the Emergency period such destructive decisions were not taken.

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  • Rahul Gandhi slams Centre for GST rollout hurry, dubs it self promotion
Rahul Gandhi slams Centre for GST rollout hurry, dubs it self promotion

Drawing comparisons between Modi government's demonetisation move in November 2016 and GST roll out on Friday, Rahul Gandhi said that the Congress championed and backed the GST reform. Meanwhile, taking a dig at the ruling party, Maharashtra Congress released a video highlighting the inadequacies of GST. Small- and medium-scale entrepreneurs, t...

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  • Most Kolkata shops observe trade strike over GST procedures
Most Kolkata shops observe trade strike over GST procedures

Zonal chairman of UPUVM, Raj Kishore Gupta, confirmed that all the trade bodies affiliated to UPUVM will answer the call for the strike, reported news agency PTI. They were later removed by GRP (Government railway Police) personnel. "Option of filing GST return must be quarterly". Read Also: Follow live: GST midnight launchMamata Banerjee on GSTW...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation interviews employees of Russian software firm raising security concerns in US
Federal Bureau of Investigation interviews employees of Russian software firm raising security concerns in US

She argued in a statement that the firm " cannot be trusted to protect critical infrastructure, particularly computer systems " as " ties between Kaspersky Lab and the Kremlin are very alarming ". But now the United States government is reviewing whether or not to continue to use Russian-made security software from Kasperksy. Ironically, Kasper...

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  • Queen Elizabeth to get £6m pay rise from public funds
Queen Elizabeth to get £6m pay rise from public funds

The Crown Estate, an independent trust which runs the United Kingdom monarchy's estate, including Buckingham Palace and property in London's West End, revealed that it made £328.8 million ($418.6 million) in profit in the year ending in March 2017.

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  • Manhunt underway for inmate who escaped from Lansing Correctional Facility
Manhunt underway for inmate who escaped from Lansing Correctional Facility

They described Stewart as being white, 6 foot tall and 179 pounds, with brown hair and green eyes. Stewart II was last seen leaving the area in a white 2008 Chevrolet Impala with a Kansas official state license plate 16520. Stewart was serving time for an aggravated robbery conviction out of Jefferson County in 2013. He was convicted and sentence...

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  • NY hospital: Shooting incident in the Bronx
NY hospital: Shooting incident in the Bronx

It is not clear at this stage if anyone has been killed. Police have swooped on Bronx-Lebanon Hospital following reports of the "active shooting". Officers could be seen on the roof of the building with their guns drawn. Police are going up floor by floor looking for the suspect, who is not in custody. Television images showed the hospital su...

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  • Criminal charges laid over Hillsborough disaster
Criminal charges laid over Hillsborough disaster

The disaster occurred on April 15, 1989 during an FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest , in Sheffield , northern England. Former South Yorkshire Police officer David Duckfooted, who was the match commander on the day of the crush, faces charges of manslaughter by gross negligence.

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  • Goodwin, Brian Head Fires Grow
Goodwin, Brian Head Fires Grow

A new map released by the Yavapai County Emergency Management Thursday morning showed the Goodwin Fire has grown to almost 25,000 acres from its previously reported 21,000. Authorities expect to allow more evacuated residents to go home and to reopen a major route through an Arizona community that barely escaped destruction when a huge wildfi...

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  • Vietnamese blogger sentenced to 10 years in prison for anti-state propaganda
Vietnamese blogger sentenced to 10 years in prison for anti-state propaganda

The charges related to 18 articles published on her Facebook page, and interviews she had made with foreign media. Mary Magdelene Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh , also known as "Mother Mushroom, " was sentenced on Thursday at the People's Court of Khanh Hoa province in Nha Trang City, her lawyer Vo An Don said.

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  • Continental Resources Sees Unusually High Options Volume (CLR)
Continental Resources Sees Unusually High Options Volume (CLR)

Continental Resources Inc now has $11.55 billion valuation. It has underperformed by 12.65% the S&P500. They now have a Dollars 68 price target on the stock. Quadrature Capital acquired a new position in Continental Resources throughout the Q4 valued roughly $1,701,000. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of CLR.

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  • South Korean World Taekwondo officials planning September visit to Pyongyang
South Korean World Taekwondo officials planning September visit to Pyongyang

Should a Taekwondo match be held in Pyongyang this September, it will be the third inter-Korean sports exchange of the year, following the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey Women's World Championship in Gangneung, and the ongoing ITF officials' visit to South Korea for the championships in Muju .

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  • Sarin Gas was used in Syria attack: U.S. report to UN
Sarin Gas was used in Syria attack: U.S. report to UN

The attack on Khan Sheikhoun in Syria's Idlib province killed more than 90 people, including women and children. Reacting to the incident, Washington, which had not presented any proof of chemical weapon use by Damascus, launched 59 cruise missiles at the Syrian governmental military airfield in Ash Sha'irat on April 7.

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  • Soybeans and Spring Wheat Surge After USDA Report
Soybeans and Spring Wheat Surge After USDA Report

Grain stocks are all expected to be above those of past year. More attractive soybean prices at harvest apparently led growers to switch out of corn and into soybeans. "The market is cutting their high-protein wheat crop forecasts", said Tobin Gorey, director of agricultural strategy at Commonwealth Bank of Australia.

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  • Man leads authorities on dramatic chase through cornfield in southern Indiana
Man leads authorities on dramatic chase through cornfield in southern Indiana

The fleeing vehicle ultimately drove over a series of spike strips set up by officers in New Albany before swerving into an open field - dozens of cop cars on its tail. He will be taken to a local jail once released, and his arrest is now under review. The chase spiraled through Floyd County backroads before it entered Clark County just before ...

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  • Prosecutors drop charges against teens in Sevier County wildfires
Prosecutors drop charges against teens in Sevier County wildfires

Fourth Judicial District Attorney General Jimmy Dunn has filed an order dismissing the charges against the juveniles, according to attorney Greg Isaacs. In December, Dunn announced charges of aggravated arson against the juveniles in connection with the deadly blaze. In addition, the state feels it is not within their jurisdiction to prosecute cr...

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  • Garrison Financial Corp Has $218000 Position in Goldman Sachs Group, Inc
Garrison Financial Corp Has $218000 Position in Goldman Sachs Group, Inc

Cmt Asset Management Ltd sold 13,648 shares as Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS)'s stock declined 13.97%. Parallel Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. As per Thursday, November 10, the company rating was maintained by Pivotal Research. The stock has "Market Perform" rating by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, January 11.

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  • Mercury tips record 53.7 degrees on scorching day in Iran
Mercury tips record 53.7 degrees on scorching day in Iran

Fortunately, the weather forecast for Ahvaz on Friday is for "cooler" weather , with a high of only 119 degrees, according to AccuWeather. However, some experts say that temperature isn't very reliable. The dew point on Wednesday morning hit 91.4 degrees . The incredible temperature comes less than two weeks after Khasab, Oman, a city located on...

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  • Ranbir Kapoor: There Were Moments When We Thought Of Shelving Jagga Jasoos
Ranbir Kapoor: There Were Moments When We Thought Of Shelving Jagga Jasoos

However, now the director himself has spoken about the ongoing buzz. "After seeing " Jagga Jasoos " I feel dada has made the same film that he had narrated to me three-four years back", he said. The music of the film is given by Pritam while the lyrics are penned by Amitabh Bhattacharya and Neelesh Misra. Later, the film became even more special ...

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