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62 regime fighters dead in ISIS attack on Syria capital


At least 35 people were killed by the rockets and dozens of others wounded. Spokeswoman Marixie Mercado of children's agency UNICEF says it hasn't been able to deliver health and nutrition supplies to the district in 20 days, and water trucks have stopped deliveries since Thursday. Read More »

A Holocaust denier has received a Republican nomination in Trump's America


After running as the only GOP candidate in the congressional primary in IL, 70-year-old neo-Nazi Arthur Jones won the seat and will become the Republican Party's official candidate for Chicago's suburban areas. But the attention-hungry Jones continued to attract national media. He described himself as "an American patriot and statesman". Jonathan Greenblatt, the chief executive of the Anti-Defamation League, said Mr. Read More »

Sarkozy faces second day of questioning in Gaddafi funds case


He said on Twitter after his hearing that the details he gave to investigators "should help put an end to a series of mistakes and lies". Following his failed 2012 presidential campaign, Sarkozy was charged with spending almost double the legal limit of 22.5 million euros on his campaign. Read More »

Houston Rockets Snap Blazers' 13-Game Winning Streak


Al Farouq Aminu posted 16 points in the first quarter alone, the highest points total he has ever made in a quarter to help the Blazers end that quarter with 31 points, and Houston 27. Rajon Rondo added 19 points, 14 assists and nine rebounds, Ian Clark scored 19 points, E'Twaun Moore had 14 and Cheick Diallo 10 for the Pelicans. Trail Blazers: Lillard is still awaiting the birth of his first child. Read More »

CBI books Chennai jeweller in Rs 824 cr bank fraud


However, in a letter which was dated 25 January 2018, SBI has charged Kanishk for manipulating its records and shutting down the shop overnight. The loan amount of Rs 824 crore may swell up to more than Rs 1,000 crore after adding the interest component, the report said. Read More »

Kosovo MPs use tear gas to halt parliament vote on border deal


Speaker Kadri Veseli said five opposition lawmakers involved in setting off the tear gas were barred from taking part in the session when it restarts, while two from the governing coalition were injured by the tear gas. The allegation has been denied by worldwide experts. Kosovo's opposition lawmakers release a teargas canister inside the country's parliament in Pristina on March 21, 2018 before a vote for an agreement to ratify or not a border demarcation deal signed in 2015 with Montenegro. Read More »

Police investigating fatal officer-related shooting in South Sacramento


Officers reportedly arrived at Clark's home upon receiving direction from deputies flying overhead in a helicopter, who said the man had smashed a auto window using a "tool bar". Both the officers at the scene were wearing body cameras. Per the press release , Sacramento County Sheriff's Deputies circling the area in a helicopter saw a man and told officers on the ground he had just smashed a window with the so-called tool bar and was headed to the front yard of a nearby house. Read More »

Mississippi St earns hard-fought 71-56 win over Oklahoma St


Oklahoma State: The Cowgirls were in the game for most of three quarters, but couldn't match the Bulldogs down the stretch. "I just thought when it wasn't going their way they made it happen", Schaefer said. The Bulldogs had 12 assists and six turnovers, while the Cowgirls had 12 assists and 12 turnovers. McCowan finished the night with 21 points and 18 rebounds, including going 8-of-12 from the field, blocking two shots and stealing the basketball twice. Read More »

All-Party Meet Demands Immediate Suspension of Sealing Drive

To find an effective solution to the sealing drive, the Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal is to hold an all-party meeting with Supreme Court-appointed monitoring committee on unauthorised constructions today. "In 2006-'07, best lawyers were hired by Congress government to represent its case in the apex court and sealing was stopped", Congress leader Aman Pawar said. Read More »

Southern California Teacher Who Called Military Members 'Dumbsh*ts' Is Fired


Marine Corps sweatshirt. "The classroom should never be a place where students feel that they are picked at, bullied, intimidated", the district's Board of Education President Aurora Villon told the newspaper. "I don't understand why we let the freakin' military guys recruit you at school". "They don't have electricity", said Salcido. They're not like high-level thinkers. Read More »

Putin ordered spy attack to help reelection

The Foreign Secretary replied: "I think that your characterisation of what is going to happen in Moscow , the World Cup, in all the venues - yes, I think the comparison with 1936 is certainly right". However, he said the overall aim of improving relations with Russian Federation - as discussed during his trip to Moscow in December 2017 - remained "effectively unchanged". Read More »

Spending talks drag as deadline approaches


The omnibus bill under consideration runs through the end of the fiscal year, September 30. The bill will divvy up a $140 billion overall spending increase and potentially include measures on guns and health care. Their opposition to another short-term bill means that if Republican leaders decide to go that route, they would need to combine forces with Democrats, because they wouldn't have enough GOP votes without them. Read More »

Illinois Primary: Candidates trying to unseat incumbent Bruce Rauner


Illinois's embattled Republican governor, Bruce Rauner , narrowly managed to fend off a socially conservative primary challenger Tuesday, sending him into the general election as one of the most endangered governors in the nation. "I'd hope the long-term view is that we need to get to 218 in the House". When he first announced his re-election campaign, however, Rauner was considered a popular candidate with conservatives. Read More »

Why Trump won't call Putin's election win a 'sham'


Russian Federation has received global condemnation after Britain blamed Moscow for the recent nerve agent attack that sickened Sergei Skripal and his daughter. "This is unacceptable", one White House official told CNN . Russia has denied involvement in the March 4 poisoning, but the attack has badly damaged British-Russian relations and British Prime Minister Theresa May last week announced the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats in retaliation. Read More »

Petrol bomb hurled at BJP functionary's house in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore


Luckily none of them injured in the incident.However, the auto owned by the Nandakumar was partially damaged. The miscreants poured fuel on the leader's vehicle and later threw a projectile leaving the auto damaged, the Hindu reported. On March 7, petrol bomb hurled at the BJP office, a day after the party's leader H Raja commented that statues of late Dravidian leader Periyar must be removed from the public places in Tamil Nadu. Read More »

Russian Federation 2018 is My Last Chance to Win World Cup, Says Messi


Messi had been sick the year before in a World Cup qualifier against Bolivia, in the high altitude of La Paz, and his old worldwide boss Alejandro Sabella later blamed the problem on nerves. "I've cried many times for lost finals", the five-time Ballon d'Or victor said. However, harsh criticism from local media could push Messi and many of his teammates towards not returning to the national team and it would not be the first time Messi has contemplated worldwide retirement. Read More »

Man rapes 3-year-old on pretext of buying her ice-cream


The girls - aged 17 and 15 years - were rescued on Monday morning by police from Bijuri railway station. "On March 4, a man identified as Abhijeet Pal, alias Pinku, 20, asked one of the girls, with whom he was involved, to meet him", said Koriya Additional Superintendent of Police Nivedita Sharma. Read More »

Wait and see - Root refuses to confirm new-ball role for Broad


The unique shape of what is essentially a rugby ground poses multiple challenges and New Zealand could claim to have the edge because they are more used to the dimensions of the ground than England . Only after he was charged with affray and then last month indicated a not-guilty plea in his first appearance in court, did the England and Wales Cricket Board confirm the 26-year-old Stokes could rejoin his teammates. Read More »

Government job: Railway to release another notification soon


Also, a lot of them have cleared the Railway Act Apprentice exam. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal while addressing the press conference said that 20% of the posts were reserved in keeping with the "various judgements pronounced by the Supreme Court from time to time and as per section 22 (1) of the Apprentices Act ". Read More »

Wipro Ltd (WIT): Look out for Analysts' Recommendation

The shares price displayed -1.31% return during the recent quarter while it has presented performance of -8.79% over the past six months. The stock hit its twelve month high on 08/01/17, and twelve month low on 06/12/17. Look at its top three institutional owners. This metric reflects the average amount a stock's price has differed from the mean over a period of time. Read More »

Analysts Perspectives: Icici Bank Ltd (IBN)


The stock exhibited 25.23% change to a low over the previous 12 months and manifested move of -18.21% to a high over the same period. In general, traders ca boost the responsiveness of a moving average by decreasing the period and smooth out movements by increasing the period. Read More »

Class 9 student hangs herself, family alleges sexually harassment by teachers


The teenager's parents have blamed her teachers at a private school in Noida for scolding and pressurizing their daughter, which prompted her to end her life. School principal said, " It's an unfortunate incident. On Tuesday, the boy hanged himself from the ceiling fan at his house with a rope. He was immediately rushed to a hospital where the doctors declared him death. Read More »

CBSE 12th History Exam Review 2018: "Balanced paper with average difficulty"


Overall, it was a good paper, ' said Mahumitta Datta, PGT history, Army public school Delhi Cantt. "Just one or two questions from NCERT had changed names and figures", Sharma added. In 2017, students said it to be a lengthy paper. The questions for 4 marks were conceptual with a little-twisted language. "Marks' weightage was similar as compared to that of past year", said Mr. Read More »

Jayalalithaa Refused to go to Hospital, Sasikala Tells Probe Panel


Despite receiving bail, the case continued to be a source of constant stress for the then Chief Minister. "She passed out and I called the doctor for an ambulance", Ms Sasikala claims. But Jayalalithaa refused. She was taken to the hospital due to giddiness and she recovered from this. Sasikala also revealed that State Labour Minister Nilofer Kafeel and a few other ministers also saw Jayalalithaa on November 19. Read More »

First Warning Forecast: Rain, wind, flooding and snow!

These flakes can coat the ground and surfaces fast, even if the temperature is above freezing. Snow will continue through midday, before tapering off to snow showers in the afternoon. Winds may gust as high as 35 miles-per-hour for anyone, with gusts greater than 40 miles-per-hour limited to coastal areas, which will also see several rounds of moderate tidal flooding during both Wednesday high tides. Read More »

"We'd Stage the Whole Thing:" Cambridge Analytica Executive on Rigging Kenyan Elections


But Cambridge Analytica may be an issue not only for Americans and Britons. "The same propaganda that they used in Trump's election is what has been used in Kenya. We re-branded the entire party twice, wrote their manifesto and did two rounds of 50,000 surveys. Kenya's past election was rife with scandal, leading to an infamous election re-run initiated by opposition leader Raila Odinga , who accused Kenyatta of rigging the election. Read More »

Explosion heard in Kabul as Afghans mark new year


In Cairo, militant group Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, its Amaq news agency said. IS said the attack targeted "a gathering of Shiites celebrating Nauruz". He said an investigation into the security breach is underway, and that anyone found to have neglected his duties would be punished. Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danesh said the bomber had apparently meant to reach the shrine, a target of previous militant attacks, but had been prevented from getting closer by ... Read More »

UPA had denied separate religion tag to Lingayat in 2013


A seven-member committee was directed by HN Nagamohan Das, which has submitted the report stating that Lingayat in Karnataka may be considered as a religious minority on March 2. "Lingayat is a part of Hinduism". In its pursuit of political dividends, the Congress government in Karnataka has turned a theological debate into a political dispute that threatens to divide and polarise. Read More »

Palestinian President Calls US Ambassador "Son Of A Dog"


The Palestinian leader's strong words appear to foreshadow a new pressure campaign against Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip. The serious rift between the two major Palestinian groups have emerged on the assassination attempt on Prime Minister shortly after US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital. Read More »

Farewells at Russian embassy as expelled diplomats prepare to leave UK


The expulsion came as British police said the investigation into the poisoning could take months to complete, while Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson accused Russian Federation of "trying to hide the needle of truth in a haystack of lies". A Cold War-era scientist acknowledged on Tuesday he had helped create the nerve agent, contradicting Moscow's insistence that neither Russian Federation nor the Soviet Union ever had such a programme. Read More »

K-pop stars to perform in North Korea in art troupe visit


It marks the first time that an entertainer has represented the South's delegation to inter-Korean talks. South Korea's Ministry of Unification, which handles relations with North Korea, said Tuesday that North Korea agreed to host two concerts in Pyongyang featuring South Korean artists. Read More »

Armed SRO stopped Md. school shooting, 2 students shot

Thousands of students are expected to descend on the nation's capital to rally for gun control and safer schools in the wake of the deadly February 14 school shooting in Parkland, Florida. "He told me he's not okay, and he needs to talk to someone about it", Mason said. "And I think while it's still tragic, he may have saved other people's lives". Read More »