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Siddaramaiah accuses Modi of being 'facilitator' of corruption

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And the present dispensation at the Centre is a 90 per cent commission government", he alleged. "The BJP and its leaders here have been levelling corruption charges and calling my rule a 10 per cent commission government, but have failed to prove these charges", he said. Read More »

'I'm trying like hell to hide that bald spot', Trump says

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CPAC is going on right now, and if you don't know what that means, it's the Conservative Political Action Conference , the time of the year when the right wing of the Republican party comes together and decides whether they'll be super racist or just kind of racist for the next year. Read More »

Nawaz needs no 'stamp' to be PML-N president: Maryam

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The former Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz chairman Nawaz Sharif's daughter said that whatever is happening with her father is happening "against the nation". In addition, she said it was Nawaz Sharif who had made Pakistan's defence invincible by making it a nuclear state despite global pressure. She went on to add "if they [judges] wanted to disqualify Nawaz, they'll have to disqualify his voters too". Read More »

USA firms cut ties with the gun lobbying NGO, NRA

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The NRA also did not make a statement regarding companies distancing themselves from the organization. Clayton-based rental vehicle giant Enterprise Rent-A-Car is dropping a discount for National Rifle Association members. Students across the country have walked out of class to demand new restrictions on the sale of firearms and an end to mass shootings in the U.S. The online furor continued into the weekend after the NRA's leaders attacked the media and Democrats, claiming the ... Read More »

Democratic intelligence memo released with redactions

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The White House objected to its release on February 9, citing national security concerns. The 10-page document compiled by Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., pushes back on a number of claims Republicans made in a memo that was released earlier this month , throwing details of the FBI's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election into an nearly he-said-she-said story. Read More »

Syria: 2000 civilians killed in Ghouta in 3 months

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Indiscriminate shelling of Damascus by anti-Assad fighters has killed 112 people, including 17 children, since November 16, according to the observatory. It also specifies that the ceasefire will not apply to "individuals, groups, undertakings and entities associated" with Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State group. Read More »

Armed sheriff's deputy stayed outside Florida school while mass killing took place

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Sheriff Scott Israel of Broward County took up a microphone on a platform and told a cheering crowd of mostly young people that the us has had enough of deadly shootings . Andrew Pollack, a father of one of the 17 victims who died in the Florida shooting, said he was speaking because his daughter couldn't. He said: "We want to see if we can get it done". Read More »

Freezing rain warning issued for Ottawa, surrounding areas

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Environment Canada has predicted several hours of freezing rain before a changeover to brief rain later tomorrow morning. After Friday's freezing rain and Sunday's forecast of a messy mix of precipitation, Saturday is shaping up to be the best weather day of the weekend. Read More »

Florida Governor Raises Age Limit For Gun Purchases From 18 To 21

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Israel made the decision to suspend Peterson - who was armed and in uniform at the time of the shooting - after interviewing the deputy and reviewing footage and witness statements, he said. "King commended the surviving students and said she plans to join and support them during the March for Our Lives in Washington next month and in other planned efforts". Read More »

Sheriff's Deputies Didn't Enter Fla. School During Attack

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CNN reported that some Coral Springs officers responding to the shooting were upset that Broward County Sheriff's deputies had not immediately entered the building where the shooting had taken place. The statement continues, "As already reported, any actions or inactions that negatively affected the response will be investigated thoroughly". Now, three more deputies who arrived on the scene later are under investigation. Read More »

Rahul attacks PM over Rs 390-crore banking fraud by Delhi jeweller

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However, the CBI acted in the case after multiple agencies tightened its strings against jewellers Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi in connection with Rs 11,300 crore fraud against the Punjab National Bank (PNB). He was accompanied by Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah in the road show. "We worked towards ensuring reservation for women in Panchayatraj; we had brought a bill aimed at providing reservation for women in Parliament, which the BJP has not implemented till today", Gandhi said. Read More »

'Beast from the East' set to bring -7°C feel to Huddersfield

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As air over the North Pole warms up, the polar vortex - a mass of cold air over the Arctic - is pushed towards the United Kingdom and Europe. Sky News weather presenter Joanna Robinson warned that while spring should be approaching, winter was "far from over" for the UK. Read More »

EU's Tusk says UK Brexit plans 'based on pure illusion'

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Her husband Philip must be suggesting they retire to the quiet life. "Either you just go to London to make your fortune like Dick Whittington or you stay where you are and you're stuck", she said, alluding to an old folklore tale of a poor young man from the provinces who becomes wealthy in the capital and eventually becomes Lord Mayor of London. Read More »

Red Cross says 23 staff left over sexual misconduct since 2015

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An internal review at the ICRC in the wake of the Oxfam scandal found that another two employees suspected of sexual misconduct had not had their contracts renewed. "People must feel safe and empowered to raise concerns, and we have encouraged staff to make use of a dedicated, confidential email address to do so", he said. Read More »

Ivanka Trump says visit to Korea is to reaffirm 'commitment' to ally

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There was no announcement of any plan for the North Koreans to meet with a USA delegation to Sunday's closing ceremony headed by Ivanka Trump. Trump will attend the Closing Ceremony on Sunday night and will dine with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at his residence, the Blue House, on Friday. Read More »

Peace in Nagaland will lead to prosperity: Kiren Rijiju

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Meanwhile, AL Hek who was also present on the occasion said that it would be a great honour when the state has its first Chief Minister from Pynthorumkhrah saying for that people must make him win the polls with a big margin. We are absolutely in a comfortable position in Nagaland. Attacking the ruling Congress party in Meghalaya, the Minister said, "The party which has ruled in the state for so many years, can not hide their failure by giving wrong picture by spreading false propaganda". Read More »

Suzanna Schulting wins the Netherlands' first short-track gold

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It's incredible that it just happened today. "I was just enjoying the final at first and I think that's why I won the gold, because I was enjoying it so much". Boutin followed in 1:29,956, in front of the Italian Arianna Fontana in the 1:30,656. Korean duo Choi Min-jeong and Shim Suk-hee crashed out of the race at the Gangneung Ice Arena. Read More »

Tulsa Police Name Man Shot During Apparent Robbery Attempt

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Watkins said Lee was using a shotgun to rob Forest Acres Liquor, 1275 S. Memorial Drive, when a woman who was working there pulled out her own gun and shot him Thursday night. When he walked away, one of the women reached for a handgun under the counter and shot the suspect. KTUL reports that the owner suffered a gash to the head, which required staples. Read More »

President Trump expresses support for senators' gun bill

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Hogg was responding to Trump's tweet Saturday that Democrats hadn't passed any gun control measures during the brief time they controlled Congress with a supermajority in the Senate. Mental health services and supports were in place when this investigation closed. "The response from our students who are still around and still able to talk, they're taking that opportunity", said Marjory Stoneman Douglas teacher Ernest Rospierski. Read More »

Miracurl on Ice: USA wins first curling gold at Winter Olympics

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Alternate Joe Polo's was the only one that was correct. It was a full redemption for team skip John Schuster, who was cast aside by the USA Curling organization as the program's leader after disappointments in 2010 and 2014 but formed his own team that earned its way back to the Olympics. Read More »

PSL 2018: Match 4 - Islamabad United v Peshawar Zalmi

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Hammad Azam took the catch. Tamim added another six, running down the pitch and smacking the ball back over Samit Patel, and another four before departing and leaving the score at 121 for two. South Africa's T20I captain JP Duminy is expected to join the team after his the end of the ongoing three-match series against India. A pull shot straight to square leg ended Hafeez's 59-run innings as the ball wet straight to the safe hands of Sohaib Maqsood. Read More »

Kerala tribal man died of trauma, was beaten up, confirms autopsy report

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Earlier, reports of the tribal man's death sent shockwaves across the country. Meanwhile, the Range IG Ajith Kumar informed that all accused in the case had been arrested. State Forest Minister P. Raju told media persons that he will look into the matter raised by Chandrika, and appropriate action would be taken against the offenders. Read More »

SEE YA! Trump TOSSES LIBERAL HECKLER from Fiery CPAC Speech

US President Donald Trump has reiterated his support for arming teachers to make schools safer in the wake of the Parkland shooting. "Where we have the highest rates of gun control we also have the highest rates of crime", said Schlapp, who also chairs the American Conservative Union, one of the largest and oldest conservative lobbying groups in the country. Read More »

More rain tonight plus a flood and severe threat Saturday

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Meteorologists forecast brief reprieve from rain for Sunday through Tuesday . Scattered thunderstorm may be possible again towards the middle of next week. Lamar County is under a flood watch until midnight Saturday . Flood warnings have been in effect in Illinois, Indiana and MI, with flood watches in Texas and Arkansas. Read More »

Trump just bashed pro-gun control Democrats in speech to conservatives

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The political conference is being hosted at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. "When we declare our schools to be Gun Free Zones it puts our students in far more danger", said Trump. During his speech today, President Trump also claimed his administration "has had the most successful first year in the history of the presidency". Read More »

CBI arrests PNB's GM-rank officer in Nirav Modi LoU case

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CBI had arrested the three accused employees - Bechhu Tiwari, Yashwant Joshi and Praful Sawant - in the PNB fraud case on Monday. The court while remanding custody, observed, "There is a possibility of the involvement of the bank officers in diverting the money of the bank". Read More »

Claude Puel: 'Leicester City did not do enough to beat Stoke City'

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Stoke were on track to move out of the relegation zone thanks to a fine first-half strike from Xherdan Shaqiri , who scored his fourth goal from outside the box this season. Stoke are 19th in the league and without a victory since they overcame Huddersfield Town in Lambert's first game in charge last month. "Shaq, who I think is world class footballer, scored a terrific goal and his vision for the second effort was outstanding". Read More »

Legislators' plan would allow armed teachers

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The governor stopped short, however, of endorsing a ban on assault weapons - a demand of numerous teenagers who survived the shooting at Stoneman Douglas that left 14 of their classmates and three staff dead. They're not going to walk into a school if 20 per cent of the teachers have guns, or maybe 10 per cent or maybe 40 per cent. He stopped short of suggesting school's arm their teachers and staff to help protect students. Read More »

NEET 2018: Supreme Court dismisses students' petition for age limit relaxation

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It further reads, "The decision will be implemented prospectively i.e. from May 2018". The NEET aspirants contended that the age restriction was not a condition for students appearing for the entrance exams of other medical colleges like Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) and All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). Read More »

Telangana's Aruna is first Indian to win Gymnastics World Cup medal

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The gold medal of the event was bagged by Tjasa Kyaslef of Slovenia while the bronze was taken by Australia's Emily Whitehead. Arune finished third with a average score of 13.699 after her two attempts. Aruna had an excellent vault in her first attempt, bagging 4.600 for difficulty and 9.066 for execution. Aruna is part of the Indian gymnastics contingent that will participate in the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. Read More »

Zaccardi: US women's figure skating searching for next step

The Czech Republic has the bronze from 2006 and gold from 1998 in Nagano. With 12 medals to their credit, the USA women need just one more medal to tie their record of 13 medals set four years ago in Sochi. "I think the names are so fun", said Oh Ja-young, a spectator from Bundang. The way things are: Russian Federation and Japan are now the deepest figure skating nations and have been for several years. Read More »