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Russia Summons British Ambassador, Readies To Expel Diplomats

The Russian Foreign Ministry said the 23 British diplomats had one week to leave the country. It comes amid London's allegations that Russian Federation was behind the poisoning of Sergei Skripal . Putin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Wednesday that Britain has offered "baseless accusations which are not backed up by any evidence". "I'm absolutely certain that Russian Federation has underestimated the resolve and unity of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies when we have ... Read More »

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) Stake Lessened by Ariel Investments LLC

Pillar Pacific Cap Management Limited Liability Company holds 0.91% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. The stock increased 0.37% or $0.99 during the last trading session, reaching $267.6. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Friday, August 11 by HSBC. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, February 16 by JP Morgan. Goldman Sachs Group had a return on equity of 11.66% and a net margin of 13.36%. Read More »

Turkey rejects allegation it bombed hospital

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The mayor of the nearby army-held town of Adra, Jassem al-Mahmoud, said around 5,000 people were sheltering there so far and as many as 50,000 were expected, who would be guaranteed food and medical help. Lavrov spoke in Kazakhstan, where he met with the foreign ministers of Iran and Turkey over the situation in Syria and the three agreed that there can be no military solution to the conflict, according to Syria's state news agency SANA. Read More »

USA media: Trump to fire national security adviser

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United States media outlets are reporting that President Donald Trump is planning to fire his national security adviser. Sources familiar with Trump's view of McMaster say he grates on the president's nerves sometimes because of his button-downed style and finds his briefings to be too long and academic. Read More »

What made BJP lose UP by-polls

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Shivpal's congratulatory tweet came several months after he was locked in a bitter struggle for power with his nephew Akhilesh Yadav. BSP had not fielded any candidate in the bypolls and had made a decision to support the Samajwadi Party's candidate at the last moment. Read More »

Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats as crisis over nerve toxin attack deepens

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Russia's ambassador to the UK, Alexander Yakovenko, said Britains response has been a "gross provocation" against Russian Federation and the ensuing investigation is "absolutely un-transparent and it's secret". Britain said the assistance in that case was not enough, and in 2016, an inquiry concluded that Putin had probably approved Litvinenko's murder, something Moscow denies. Read More »

Russia expels 23 British diplomats in stand-off over spy poisoning

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The Russian response came after the diplomatic drama shifted to the UN Security Council. The global chemical weapons watchdog says the class of nerve agents used in the Skripal attack has never been declared by any of its member states. The Russian statement goes on to argue that Novichok was not produced in the USSR, that "the OPCW confirmed the full liquidation of the chemical weapons of Russia in 2017", and that it is the United Kingdom who has samples of Novichok and is able to produce ... Read More »

Daler Mehndi Convicted of Human Trafficking, Soon Got Bail

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They said he had taken money from them for taking them overseas but had failed to do so. In 2006, Patiala Police documented two release petitions expressing Daler Mehndi to be guiltless, however the court had maintained that the vocalist be indicted as there seemed to be "adequate proof against him on the legal record and degree for facilitate examination". Read More »

Life imprisonment for Tara in Beant Singh assassination

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The court of Additional District and Session Judge JS Sidhu pronounced the sentence in the high security Burail jail in Chandigarh where Tara is now lodged, Tara's counsel Simranjit Singh said. Tara was charged under Sections 302 (murder), 307 (attempt to murder), 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code and under Sections 3 and 4 of the Explosive Substances Act. Read More »

Maharashtra: Farmers Take Over Nirav Modi's 250 Acre Land, Start Farming

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A group of more than 200 farmers arrived in bullock carts at the tract of land at Khandala in Karjat tehsil and ploughed a part of it using a tractor as a symbolic gesture of reclaiming their possession. Farmers in locality say that the diamond merchant purchased their land for Rs. 10,000 per acre whereas the actual price of their land was Rs. 20 lakhs per acre. Read More »

Trump looks at border wall prototypes in California

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday viewed prototypes for a wall to stop illegal immigration in California , telling reporters on the border with Mexico: "Say what you want". And we have to confront the unsafe sanctuary cities, which you've been all hearing so much about. Trump and the Department of Justice said that California was "obstructing federal immigration enforcement efforts" and filed the lawsuit . Read More »

Does Trump trust his diplomats who will confront North Korea?

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Ivanka Trump is acting as Secretary of State, meeting with the South Korean Foreign Minister in lieu of Rex Tillerson, who president Donald Trump fired earlier this week. She said President Moon Jae-in has been from the verybeginning consistent and persistent in his message about North Korea that itsmissiles and nuclear program will never be accepted. Read More »

Russia Says It Will Expel British Diplomats, Decries 'Groundless Anti-Russian Campaign'

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The ministry also declared it was closing the British Consulate General in St. Petersburg and the British Council in Russian Federation, in a step beyond the measures taken by Britain. The Lieutenant General elaborated that Skripal had already passed all sensitive information he had known to the UK's intelligence and was no longer a threat to Moscow , therefore Rooda excluded the version of a Russia-sponsored attack on him, saying that the incident was intended as a "political provocation". Read More »

Spy poisoning: Russia to expel 23 British diplomats

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Mrs. May has said the United Kingdom will expel 23 Russian diplomats as part of a "full and robust" response - prompting Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to say it will "certainly" expel British diplomats in response. U.S. President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron later backed the U.K.in a joint statement with May and said there's "no plausible alternative explanation" to Russian responsibility. Read More »

Russia expels 23 British diplomats in spy-poisoning response

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Petersburg. British Prime Minister Theresa May has also cut off high-level contacts with Russian Federation and has been trying to build support among the U.K.'s allies for potential fresh sanctions to punish Russian Federation. "It is Russian Federation that is in flagrant breach of worldwide law and the Chemical Weapons Convention". "We have not raised any tensions in our relations, it was the decision by the British side without evidence", he told The Associated Press. Read More »

Custodian Steals $180 From Backpacks During Student Walkout

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She reportedly stole $180 in cash from three bags. A short investigation led authorities to Evans, who was sacked by Service Solutions, a third party custodial company that works with the school. The nationwide student walkout generated media attention for much of Wednesday. The ACLU says that schools are allowed to punish kids for leaving class, but it's looking through reports from students who say they were punished unfairly. Read More »

Russian hackers now aim for USA power and water systems

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Additional measures are not ruled out, he added. The Trump administration had been facing building pressure from the Congress to take punitive measures against Moscow's cybercriminals. The new sanctions include Russian intelligence services, the Federal Security Service (FSB) and Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU), and six individuals working on behalf of the GRU. Read More »

Russia expels 23 UK diplomats as spy spat escalates

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Petersburg due todisparity in the number of consulate facilities of the two countries". The British Council is a cultural institute with artistic, language and educational programs. The British government has confirmed the expulsion of 23 of its diplomats from Russian Federation, and says the U.K. National Security Council will meet early next week to consider the next steps in its dispute with Moscow over the poisoning of a former spy. Read More »

Raid fails to beat Ajay-Ileana's Baadshaho opening day business

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Raid has been directed by Raj Kumar Gupta, who has previously helmed movies Ghanchakkar , No One Killed Jessica and Aamir . In Raid , Ajay Devgn plays the role of Amay Patnaik , the Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax of Lucknow, who is known to be a strict and honest officer, who aims to recover as much black money as possible. Read More »

Two Children, Parents Found Dead Inside Parked Van In Garden Grove

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The grim discovery was made about 8:45 p.m. after a homeless woman noticed a unusual odor coming from the white Honda and notified authorities, according to the Garden Grove Police Department. We don't know exactly what happened so we have to investigate this, ' he said. The female witness who discovered the victims said she had seen the white Honda van in the parking lot for several days and thought the family inside the van may have been homeless, according to Whitney. Read More »

Russian Federation expels 23 United Kingdom envoys in poison row

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Moscow expels 23 British diplomats from Russian Federation amid increasing tensions over a nerve agent attack against former double agent, Sergei Skripal and his daughter on United Kingdom soul. Britian has accused Russian Federation of using a military grade, allegedly Soviet-produced nerve agent belonging to a strain known as Novichok against Sergei and Yulia, both of whom remained in a critical condition. Read More »

Deputy stayed outside during Parkland school shooting, surveillance video shows

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Police have released footage of the deputy who has been heavily criticised for not running into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School when a gunman opened fire. Asked what Peterson should have done, Israel said, Peterson should have "went in, addressed the killer, killed the killer". The deputy failed to confront the gunman during the six-minute rampage, the video time stamps show, confirming the account of other law enforcement officers who raised questions about the response by the ... Read More »

Ottawa-Glandorf's Junior Optimist Club holding Easter Egg Hunt

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The new location for this free event provides a large space and kitchen to accommodate families for breakfast and lots of space for the egg hunt - no matter what the weather is doing outside. The free event allows children between 3-years-old and second grade to hunt the 10,000 eggs containing candy and toys, along with 24 Prize Easter Eggs. Read More »

Suspect arrested after two women shot dead in house

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TWO women believed to be mother and daughter were shot dead in a terrifying attack overnight, killed when a hail of bullets were fired through the window of their seaside town home overnight. Last night, residents were told to stay inside for their own safety while Sussex Police blocked off the road from A259 following the incident. "Bexhill Road remains closed at this time while the investigation continues, and I would like to thank the community for their patience during this period". Read More »

Russia to expel 23 British diplomats

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The pair remain critically ill in the hospital . Britain had only pledged to expel the Russian diplomats after Moscow had failed to explain how the nerve toxin had got to Britain, he said. Skripal's poisoning has prompted police in Britain to re-examine the cases of several Russians who have died or fallen ill on United Kingdom soil, amid criticism that the British government shut down the original investigations for political reasons without getting to the bottom of what happened. Read More »

Johnson: 'overwhelmingly likely' that Putin ordered spy nerve attack

The Russian foreign ministry said it was taking the measures in response to what it called the U.K.'s "provocative actions and unfounded accusations" over the poisoning case. The north Dorset town of Gillingham is being probed as part of the nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal , reports Somerset Live. The Foreign Secretary's comments earned a scathing rebuke from Mr Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov, who said: "We have said on different levels and occasions that Russian Federation has ... Read More »

BSP's vote shifting to SP creates panic for BJP

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United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi too has become active to bring all opposition political parties, which are not part of the NDA, on a single platform ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The Jat-dominated Kairana seat was a stronghold of Ajit Singh's RLD until 2009 Lok Sabha elections when BSP's Tabbassum Begum defeated Hukum Singh by over 20,000 votes. Read More »

Sweden, North Korea talks conclude; peaceful end to nuclear standoff discussed

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A White House release on the same conversation said the two leaders would learn "from mistakes of the past" in their planned summits with North Korea. In its statement, Sweden's foreign ministry noted that the U.N. Security Council had unanimously condemned North Korea's nuclear weapons and missile programmes and demanded their "complete, verifiable and irrevocable elimination". Read More »