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Maharashtra government seeks Rs 200 crore for hailstorm affected farmers

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So far, over 1,800 villages across 16 districts have been affected, but these numbers are likely to rise as the state government is still awaiting the final figures. " Chana is the main crop that stands to be affected most as it was nearly ready for harvesting". The most affected districts are Jalna (Marathwada), Buldhana and Amravati (Vidarbha). Read More »

Shares in Getty Realty Corp. (NYSE:GTY) Purchased by RMR Advisors LLC

As per Friday, July 24, the company rating was maintained by Topeka Capital Markets. The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 20.3%. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Thursday, October 27 to "Long-Term Buy " rating. Honeywell Incorporated has 0.17% invested in Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O). Ameritas Investment Ptnrs holds 0% or 1,735 shares. American Century reported 238,876 shares. Read More »

Body of Filipina worker murdered in Kuwait returns home

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The Philippines is heavily reliant on the income these workers send home to keep the economy afloat, according to Xinhuanet . Philippine Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello has said China needs 100,000 English teachers, as the country eyes China as a potential job market after banning Filipinos from working in Kuwait, according to ABS CBN News . Read More »

What Minnesota schools are telling parents after Florida school shooting

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My thoughts are with you, our children, and those suffering in Florida. Meantime, flags across the nation are being flown at half-staff in response to the Florida school shooting . They are very attuned. "The sad thing is that most of the schools, a lot of them are going to be in a rush to do it right away and it's really hard to start today and do an assessment by the end of the school year". Read More »

Turkey and United States agree to start normalizing relations

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There was still no U.S. ambassador to Turkey after the departure of John Bass a year ago, and it was only in December that the two sides ended a row following tit-for-tat suspensions of visa services. " The problem around YPG is one of the most important for us". A Turkish military offensive against the Kurdish forces in Afrin is now in its fourth week without any official support for the YPG from Washington who has only called on Turkey "to limit its operations" in the region. Read More »

Florida school shooting victim's mom invokes Trump's boy in plea for action

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Kimmel began the monologue by playing two clips of President Trump discussing the shooting, in which Trump said, "No parent should ever have to fear for their sons and daughters when they kiss them goodbye in the morning". The case has lead to renewed calls for better gun control , with the students caught up in the shooting leading the way. The orphaned 19-year-old who participated in paramilitary drills with a white nationalist group has been charged with murder over the 17 deaths. Read More »

VA Secretary Investigating Staff Who He Suspects Are Undermining Him

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Some in the White House felt as though Shulkin hadn't given them a realistic view of the report, the White House official said. The secretary's top aide was discovered to have doctored emails to make it appear as though Shulkin was receiving "special recognition" at the summit in order to justify his wife's travel to Denmark on the taxpayer's dime, amounting to more than $4,000. Read More »

Trump praises Florida emergency services as he visits mass shooting survivors

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The president's stance comes as no surprise to many , who recall that only a month into his presidency, Trump signed a controversial bill to weaken gun law. "Go on TV and tell them to do that!" he said to strong applause. The mom of three said she's begging for action so the tragedy isn't repeated and so that children can feel safe at school. Read More »

Winter Olympics are underway

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Coverage of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang , South Korea, on Thursday was down in the Nielsen ratings for the second straight night. Instead of taking the time to do the medal ceremony right after the games, like at the Summer Olympics , the small stuffed animal ceremony allows for more time during the day for competitions. Read More »

Cook County Jail Inmates Clap For Suspect In Cop's Murder

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Lisuzzo repeated the account of the shooting that police officials gave on Wednesday afternoon when they announced that Legghette had been charged with first-degree murder of a peace officer, armed violence, unlawful use of a weapon by a felon and possession of a controlled substance. Read More »

Free Education For Karnataka Girls Up To Post-Graduation

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A significant announcement in the Budget was the universal health coverage scheme 'Aarogya Karnataka Yojane, ' which seeks to make primary, specific secondary and tertiary treatment available to all the people of the state. In yet another initiative that could earn huge good will of the farmers, he has announced loan waiver upto Rs 1 lakh taken by farmer from co-operative institutions in the case of his death. Read More »

GOP Rep. Changes Mind, Will Run For Senate Against Heitkamp

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With Democrats fighting hard to seize control of the House this fall, Republicans are determined to hold onto their narrow majority in the Senate, now at 51-49. North Dakota Democratic-NPL chair Kylie Oversen criticized Cramer in a statement Friday. The congressman said at the time he was taking the calls under consideration. Read More »

The sequel to Black Panther has taken some big steps forwards

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With Black Panther , director Ryan Coogler does something similar to his last film, the 2015 Rocky spinoff Creed: Rather than merely make a better-than-average version of a typical Marvel entry, he's transcended the form and made a whole other kind of great movie . Read More »

Emery and Al-Khelaifi: Referee favoured Real Madrid

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Poor play throughout the first half of the season has left Madrid trailing leader Barcelona by a whopping 17 points in the Spanish league and doomed it to a humiliating exit at the hands of a modest Leganes in the Copa del Rey. Not long before the goal, Ronaldo squandered one of the game's best chances in a one-on-one situation with Alphonse Areola , his shot hitting the goalkeeper's face. Read More »

Massive corruption in BJP government: Rahul Gandhi

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The Congress president was here to canvas for his party on the last day of campaigning in the north eastern state ruled by CPI (M)-Left Front for nearly 25 years. During the rally, the Star Campaigner of BJP also countered Congress and said, "Congress is fighting the elections in name only". The results for the polls will be declared on 3 March. Read More »

President Trump addresses nation on Florida school shooting

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Dressed in the school's red colours, some held flowers while others wielded signs asking for action to fight school violence, including gun control. Thursday following the school shooting in Parkland, Florida that claimed the lives of at least 17 people: Do something . But his latest budget request would slash Medicaid, the major source of federal funding for treating mental health problems, and cut school safety programs by more than a third. Read More »

Former Trump Campaign Adviser Gates Close To Plea Deal With Mueller

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Both pleaded not guilty to the charges. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson said that while she understood the need to protect certain information, such as bank account numbers and names of family members, she thought the lawyers had been "overdoing it" with the amount of filings being made under seal and out of public view. Read More »

President Sargsyan offers condolences to US President Trump over deadly school shooting

Alhadeff didn't buy Trump's argument. Trump's silence on guns on Thursday was noted with displeasure by many who are seeking tougher firearm restrictions. The Parkland shooting was the seventh mass shooting, within the past six years, in which an AR-15 was used; including Sandy Hook, Las Vegas, Pulse nightclub in Orlando and more recently the Texas church shooting. Read More »

Trump Calls on Nation to 'Answer Hate with Love'

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Trump said at the White House. "It is not enough to simply take actions that make us feel like we are making a difference". Some users showed surprise that it was the Post - which is owned by Rupert Murdoch - that published the cover rather than its cross-town rival, the New York Daily News, which has in the past used its front page to take a stance on gun control . Read More »

Sessions orders review of FBI, DOJ procedures after Florida school shooting

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The massacre at the Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County, Florida, was the 18th school shooting this year. Amid the chaos, the common consensus is it couldn't have happened at Stoneman Douglas. "I commend the courageous teachers who hid students in closets to keep them safe during the ordeal". "Everybody's going to need more counseling when they go back". Read More »

N hits back at Ayesha Gulalai, announces legal action

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The spokesman challenged Gulalai to name the PML-N's person who allegedly offered her a ticket for the Senate elections in exchange for maligning army. She added that she supports the region's demands for a separate province after looking at the conditions there. "On the other hand, I led an election campaign on behalf of the ruling party to mend the public opinion against the PTI and reveal the party's true face in front of people of Lodhran", said the MNA. Read More »

Accused Kentucky school shooter to be arraigned

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A benefit lunch helped raise $5,000 for the victims of the Marshall County High School shooting. For the latest breaking news and stories from across the Tri-State, follow Eyewitness News on Facebook and Twitter . The 15-year-old student accused of killing two people - Bailey Holt and Preston Cope, both 15 - in the shooting inside the school. The suspect, Nikolas Cruz, 19, a gun owner who had been expelled from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, was charged on Thursday with 17 counts ... Read More »

Rape accused Catholic priest surrenders before court

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According to IANS, an official at the Kaduthuruthi police station said Thomas had been remanded to judicial custody. Pala diocese of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church dismissed Thomas from pastoral service and "all stages of priesthood" following the incident. Read More »

Olimpiadi 2018: Tas conferma esclusione 45 atleti russi da Olimpiadi

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La tigre è una dei quattro guardiani protettori della pace. Il costo di questa e di altre 14 strutture olimpiche costruite per l'occasione hanno scatenato molte polemiche, visto che negli ultimi anni i sudcoreani hanno mostrato un calo d'interesse per lo sci e gli sport invernali in genere. Read More »

Twitter Users Accuse Trump Of Victim Blaming After Florida Shooting

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Trump instead focused on the suspect's mental health while expressing condolences to those affected by the senseless tragedy, telling them "your suffering is our burden also". The man who posted the video, Ben Bennight, a MS bail bondsman, was alarmed and contacted the Federal Bureau of Investigation, according to a video he posted online late on Wednesday . Read More »

Muse Share Infectious New Song & Video 'Thought Contagion'

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Directed by Lance Drake (who also helmed the band's 'Dig Down' video) Thought Contagion is an infectious neon love story. The group were presented with the Best Festival Headliner at the NME Awards earlier in the week. Tickets go on sale from tomorrow (February 17) at 10am CET via the Muse Members Section . Ticket holders can choose their top five choices; all submitted votes will be used to curate the setlist. Read More »

Powerful 7.5-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Mexico

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Geologists say damage is not likely in quakes below magnitude 4.0. The epicenter of the quake was reported 220 miles south of Mexico City in Pinotepa de Don Luis, officials said. Mexico is one of the most seismically active regions in the world, sitting on top of three of the Earth's largest tectonic plates - the North American, Cocos and Pacific plates. Read More »

Florida suspect Nikolas Cruz confesses to school shooting, say police

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The FBI was reportedly alerted about a person named Nikolas Cruz after he commented on a YouTube video that he was "going to be a professional school shooter". The FBI said it failed to investigate a specific report in January that Nikolas Cruz could be plotting a school shooting . Trump and Republican lawmakers have repeatedly pushed back against calls to tighten gun laws after previous mass shootings . Read More »

Sen. Nelson on Florida shooting: It's terrible

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Though Senator Marco Rubio didn't use these words in the aftermath of the shooting that left at least 17 dead, he was criticized for saying that "today is that bad day you pray never comes ". I know we'll have 49 votes in the Senate because that's the number of Democrats we have. Nelson also gave updates on the case, including saying he was briefed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and was told that the shooter had a gas mask, but smoke that had been thought to be from smoke ... Read More »

US intel sees signs of Russian meddling in midterms

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At least he's not explicitly calling for them to do so, as he did in 2016 . "Yes. We have seen Russian activity and intentions to have an impact on the next election cycle here", responded Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo. Read More »