• Vice President election 2017
Vice President election 2017

Gopalkrishna Gandhi's name was endorsed by all 18 opposition parties, including the JD (U), which is backing the NDA's candidate in the presidential poll. Deve Gowda, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah , BSP leader Satish Mishra, Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal, Rashtriya Lok Dal leader Ajit Singh, Nationalist Congress Par...

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  • Prospect Park goes car-free for the summer
Prospect Park goes car-free for the summer

Prospect Park's roads are taking a much-needed summer vacation - from auto traffic. The park's West Drive has been off limits to general vehicle traffic since July 2015 , but one lane of the East Drive, near less affluent communities in Crown Heights, Prospect Lefferts Gardens, and Flatbush, has remained open to weekday rush hour traffic between...

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  • Ivanka Trump sits in for president at G20
Ivanka Trump sits in for president at G20

First daughter Ivanka Trump took the stage at the G20 summit Saturday, joining World Bank President Jim Yong Kim on a panel to formally roll out the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative ("We-Fi"), a World Bank facility focused on promoting women's entrepreneurship in developing countries.

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  • Man charged in connection with east London acid attack
Man charged in connection with east London acid attack

Khan and Muhktar were reportedly out celebrating Khan's 21st birthday on June 21 in East London when someone threw acid on them through the windows of their vehicle. Ms Khan, a student at Manchester Metropolitan University, and Mr Muhktar suffered severe burns to the face and body in the attack on 21 June. In the days afterwards, Khan said: "I'm ...

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  • Malaysia can go far after drawn in easier group
Malaysia can go far after drawn in easier group

Harimau Malaysia can consider themselves lucky to have avoided Group B, which comprises 15-times winners and defending champions Thailand as well as Vietnam, Indonesia, Cambodia, Timor-Leste and the Philippines. "It is the most important thing", coach Nguyen Huu Thang of Vietnam said. Singapore's last football medal at the biennial Games came at ...

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  • Classes suspended in quake-hit Leyte towns
Classes suspended in quake-hit Leyte towns

Renato Solidum, the head of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismoloy (Phivolcs), said the temblor struck shortly before 10am on Monday in Ormoc City, causing panic among the residents. The director also noted that people must keep calm during earthquakes since, according to reports, most of the victims rushed out of the establishment...

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  • Arsene Wenger remains defiant over Alexis Sanchez's Arsenal future
Arsene Wenger remains defiant over Alexis Sanchez's Arsenal future

It is believed that Sanchez has his heart set on joining Manchester City , as reported by The Guardian , where he will join former coach Pep Guardiola , under whose tutelage he had blossomed in the Catalonia. "He's a player who, when he gets up in the morning, can choose where he wants to go". Monaco's reasoning for the sky high fee is he pla...

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  • Olivier Giroud, Alexis Sanchez and Hector Bellerin
Olivier Giroud, Alexis Sanchez and Hector Bellerin

Last summer, Arsenal signed Lucas Perez from Deportivo La Coruna. The Frenchman's signing is one that particularly excites Winterburn, who played for the north London club 579 times, as he feels the transfer shows that Arsenal mean business this summer.

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  • Alamo Fire grows to 3000 acres, moving at 'extreme rate of speed'
Alamo Fire grows to 3000 acres, moving at 'extreme rate of speed'

Firefighters were working on four major tasks Monday - all involved keeping the fire away from Oroville, Lake Oroville and majors roads, he said . "They want to make sure that everything's safe and sound before they let residents back in there".

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  • Jerry Brown one-ups Trump on climate change with G20 announcement
Jerry Brown one-ups Trump on climate change with G20 announcement

Climate change is a growing issue in today's world. Last December, Brown said the Golden State would put up "its own damn satellites" if Trump cuts funding for projects that gather climate data from space. We need to prevent the appearance of new forms of inequality and poverty that may result from changes, for example, in access to water, in ecos...

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  • Trump urges action on North Korea in meeting with China's Xi
Trump urges action on North Korea in meeting with China's Xi

Trump's juvenile foray against CNN's juveniles may seem irrelevant, a trivialization of a dead-serious issue. The paper, once seemingly enthusiastic about Moon's election as president after having reviled his unfortunate predecessor, Park Geun-hye, as a "witch" and a "whore", suddenly saw the South Koreans "seized with sycophancy and submission t...

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  • Four lions on the loose in Mpumalanga
Four lions on the loose in Mpumalanga

In May, officials rounded up several lions that escaped from the same park. "SANParks would like to reiterate that residents should be extra vigilant and report any sightings of these unsafe predators to the authorities". Officials say it's not clear at this stage how the big cats managed to escape, given that most of the park is fenced off. In...

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  • Officer who killed Castile gets $48500 in agreement
Officer who killed Castile gets $48500 in agreement

Anthony reads. During a road control on July 6, 2016, Mr. Yanez had fired several bullets on Castile, who came to inform them be in possession of a firearm, for which he claimed to have a permit of detention. Castile's uncle, Clarence Castile, said he's glad Yanez will no longer be an officer. "Since Officer Yanez was not convicted of a crime...

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  • Protests Against G-20 Summit Turn Violent In Germany
Protests Against G-20 Summit Turn Violent In Germany

A unit of special intervention of the police, equipped with long guns, automatic, had even had to be called to the rescue in the night from Friday to Saturday in the face of serious misbehaviour. "There are alarming signals, the situation is getting aggravated, the police must protect the basic rights, now these rights are defied by people ready to...

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  • An Australian Reporter Is Going Viral For His Assessment Of Trump
An Australian Reporter Is Going Viral For His Assessment Of Trump

Mincing no words, Uhlmann went on to describe Trump as an "uneasy, lonely, [and] awkward figure" at the G-20 as the video itself held nothing back while showing a wandering Trump at the summit. Uhlmann then cut deep warning that any hopeful signs from "scripted Trump" were illusory and pointed to the President's Twitter account as the true plac...

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  • Korea, China too meddled in U.S. election: Aide
Korea, China too meddled in U.S. election: Aide

President Donald Trump believes Russian Federation was not alone in interfering with the U.S. elections and other countries such as China and North Korea too have meddled in American polls over the years, one of his top aides said today.

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  • Australia Imposes Fines on Philip Morris over Packaging Case
Australia Imposes Fines on Philip Morris over Packaging Case

The BBC news agency reported that this fine was the aftermath of Phillip Morris's failure in suing the Australian government over the plain package rules applicable since 2012. The company was also ordered to pay interest, at the current cash rate of 1.5 per cent, between the decision date and the date of full payment. It also says the penalty ...

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  • Marvel legend Stan Lee's wife Joan dies at the age of 93
Marvel legend Stan Lee's wife Joan dies at the age of 93

The Hollywood Reporter , which first reported Joan Lee's death, recounted the couple's first meeting in a story previous year. Joan suffered a stroke recently and was hospitalized, noted The Hollywood Reporter citing sources. DC comics also paid tribute to Joan by describing how Stan met the love of his life. Just before his wife died, Lee re...

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  • Shia LaBeouf released after being arrested for 'Public Drunkenness'
Shia LaBeouf released after being arrested for 'Public Drunkenness'

The Transformers star was arrested in Georgia on Saturday and booked for disorderly conduct, public drunkenness, and obstruction. "LaBeouf was arrested in the hotel lobby, where his disorderly behavior continued". He later paid a 500 dollar fine for the offense. He was arrested for drunk driving following a traffic accident in July 2008. A few mo...

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  • Wayne Rooney: 'Rejoining Everton a no-brainer'
Wayne Rooney: 'Rejoining Everton a no-brainer'

I know I'm at my best when I'm playing games consistently, so I spoke with Jose and it was the right time for me to leave and go and play somewhere else. United and England's record goalscorer was officially unveiled by Everton on Sunday afternoon, and after taking part in his first training session today, a press conference was held- with Rooney...

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  • OR woman faces probation for flight groping
OR woman faces probation for flight groping

Prosecutors are seeking for a sentence of three years probation for assault with intent to commit a felony, a charge that McKinney pleaded guilty to in March. She is said to have tried to force the teen to drink alcohol she had smuggled on board and touched her breasts several times, letting her hands "linger" on the woman's breasts.

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  • Prison destroyed during Camp Street Prisons riot
Prison destroyed during Camp Street Prisons riot

Fire fighters said they were unable to enter the prison compound because the prisoners are armed with guns and the situation is very volatile. "Troops were deployed from the Guyana Defence Force, special police were deployed from the Guyana Police Force, the fire service was deployed and of course the prison service responded immediately so there...

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  • American college graduate beaten to death in Greece
American college graduate beaten to death in Greece

Bakari Henderson of Austin, Texas , was beaten to death Friday at the bar in Lagana on the island of Zakynthos. They said Henderson "was a big thinker and enjoyed coming up with new business ventures". Authorities believe the primary suspects responsible for the heinous killing are a 34-year-old Greek bartender and a 32-year-old British barte...

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  • Four reasons why this is a historic win for Zimbabwe
Four reasons why this is a historic win for Zimbabwe

According to Mumbaimirror, the BCCI has lined up Sri Lanka and New Zealand for November and December. The defeat was Sri Lanka's worst bilateral ODI series in recent times. Zimbabwe appeared to be cruising towards a famous victory after an opening partnership of 92 between Hamilton Masakadza (73) and Solomon Mire (43).

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  • Russia's Bolshoi Theatre denies pulling Nureyev ballet over gay content
Russia's Bolshoi Theatre denies pulling Nureyev ballet over gay content

Vladimir Urin , the theater's director general, said on Monday that he had cancelled the ballet about the Soviet dancer-turned-defector because rehearsals showed it was not ready. Serebrennikov is an outspoken critic of President Vladimir Putin and the Gogol Theater has come under fire from conservative commentators for staging controversial plays ...

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  • Melbourne police comes under fire for shooting man holding toy gun
Melbourne police comes under fire for shooting man holding toy gun

However, there are reports the weapon was a toy gun to go with his costume. According to the police, they opened fire because the Joker cosplayer removed the toy gun from the front of his trousers and aimed it at them. Adding: "When a firearm is pointed at you in these circumstances, police are not sure at that stage whether it is real or an imit...

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  • Military plane crashes, killing at least 5 aboard
Military plane crashes, killing at least 5 aboard

County Sheriff Ricky Banks told AP that at least five of the nine people reportedly on board have been confirmed dead. The plane crashed in a field near County Road 237 and Highway 82, which is near the Leflore County/Sunflower County line.

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  • Olivier Giroud and Alexandre Lacazette partnership can flourish
Olivier Giroud and Alexandre Lacazette partnership can flourish

The deal is understood to be a club-record fee which surpasses the £42.4 million paid to Real Madrid for Ozil in 2013, and could end up as high as £52 million. "Throughout my childhood, thanks to Thierry Henry and other French players, I always dreamed of playing for this club so today that dream has been fulfilled".

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  • Disney's Live-Action The Lion King Casts John Oliver As Zazu
Disney's Live-Action The Lion King Casts John Oliver As Zazu

After the film's success, Disney tapped Favreau to direct The Lion King , another adaptation of one of the Mouse House's animated classics. Director Favreau has previously said that he's taking serious pains to ensure the live-action reimagining of the original 1994 classic does right by its predecessor.

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  • Maren Morris Is Engaged to Ryan Hurd - See Her Ring!
Maren Morris Is Engaged to Ryan Hurd - See Her Ring!

And it seems the My Church singer couldn't be more in love with her engagement ring as she flaunted the sparkler in a series of snaps on the picture sharing site. "He said: "['Love In a Bar"] is very much an autobiographical song about my relationship with Maren". He said: "I met Maren writing songs and I met her when I was starting to have suc...

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  • Egyptian, Palestinian leaders meet amid likely Gaza shakeup
Egyptian, Palestinian leaders meet amid likely Gaza shakeup

Yet their report also cited a Hamas official as branding the reports inaccurate and that they would not cede any ground before an initial release of prisoners by Israel. However, Palestinian leadership has repeatedly failed to follow through on promises of reconciliations, as both movements have frequently blamed each other for numerous political...

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  • What Does Woody Harrelson Think of New Han Solo Director Ron Howard?
What Does Woody Harrelson Think of New Han Solo Director Ron Howard?

The scene in the photos looks like it's being shot on the set of a space station. The woman the trio can be seen talking to is possibly Emilia Clarke , though it's hard to tell from the framing and resolution of the image. Add in the considerable work Lord and Miller have already done, plus the leadership of Kathy Kennedy and the overall Star War...

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  • Hawaii soldier arrested for alleged ties to terror group, Federal Bureau of Investigation says
Hawaii soldier arrested for alleged ties to terror group, Federal Bureau of Investigation says

According to the criminal complaint filed in the U.S. District Court of Hawaii, Kang, part of the 25th Infantry Division , pledged allegiance to ISIS. His service record lists his current assignment as an air traffic control operator at Wheeler Army Airfield. The FBI said it believes Kang worked as a lone actor and was not associated with others...

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  • Facebook to build 1500 homes in California
Facebook to build 1500 homes in California

The company's proposed housing projects, largely if not exclusively restricted to Facebook employees, recall a robber baron era of worker welfare. Alphabet did not confirm whether it will follow Facebook's lead in setting aside a percentage of units at below-market rates.

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  • Treasurer Urges Rauner To Go to NY With Budget-Plan Commitment
Treasurer Urges Rauner To Go to NY With Budget-Plan Commitment

It includes a $5 billion income-tax increase. Bond houses have threatened to knock Illinois' rating down to "junk" even with the budget deal. "I believe that the Governor is a very successful investor. He named 34-year-old Kristina Rasmussen chief of staff. Rasmussen was president and CEO of the conservative Illinois Policy Institute, to which Ra...

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