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Bullets, Bombs Fly In North Bengal Over Filing Nominations For Panchayat Polls

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A Trinamool Congress delegation on Wednesday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi to lodge its protest against Tripathi, alleging that the Raj Bhavan had been converted into a BJP party office. The CPI (M) could come up with little more than 300, and the Congress 100. About 200 Independents have also filed their papers, he said. "We have received complaints. Read More »

F-16 from Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada crashes

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The officials said additional information, including the cause of the crash, which happened at about 10:30 a.m. local time, was not immediately available. A US Marine Corps CH-53 crashed Tuesday in the vicinity of Naval Air Facility El Centro in California, killing four crew members. The pilot ejected and is safe. Read More »

Bahrain's largest oil discovery estimated at 80 bln barrels

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Bahrain also discovered an estimated 13.7 trillion cubic feet of gas. Appraisals of the offshore Khaleej Al Bahrain basin by two United States firms also suggest the presence of 280bn to 560bn cubic metres of natural gas. However, officials are yet to estimate the quantity of oil and gas discovered. Bapco chief exploration geologist in charge of the discovery, Yahya Alansari said: "The presence of a layer with moderate conventional reservoir properties on top of an organic-rich source rock ... Read More »

Last Parkland shooting patient leaves hospital

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Borges was shot five times during the February 14 school massacre, which killed 14 fellow students and three faculty members. He underwent an emergency operation last month to treat an infection. "These kids at this school were let down at just about every level", he told the Herald in early March. Strangers from across the globe have been sending piles of letters and cards to the Borges family, praising Anthony for his heroic act than almost cost him his life. Read More »

Brazilian court to decide on fate of former president Lula

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But many, including other military leaders, tweeted their support. Lula now leads preference polls for October's presidential election, although a "clean state" law would bar him from running given the confirmed guilty verdict on appeal. "If it is what it seems, another 1964 would be unacceptable", he said, referring to the coup that ushered in a two-decade military dictatorship in Brazil. Read More »

Two killed in Daytona plane crash

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The pilot, a student at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and a pilot examiner with the Federal Aviation Administration , were killed. "We are aware of the airplane accident that occurred today". Embry-Riddle students were gathering at the scene late Wednesday morning. No distress call was received before the plane went down. According to witnesses, cited by Fox News, the plane's wing fell off before it crashed. Read More »

SLFP requests Prime Minister to step down

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Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC), Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU), All Ceylon Makkal Congress led by Minister Rishad Bathiudeen and Mano Ganesan's Tamil Progressive Alliance has made a decision to vote against the motion. . A victory for the motion would boost Rajapaksa in his plan to recapture power. The voting for the no-confidence motion is now underway. He said he would soon meet Mr. Read More »

Yankees Fans Are Getting Crushed For What They Did Today

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Its starters have an ERA of 1.31, a WHIP of 1.16 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 11.8. The Yankees' batters have been led by Giancarlo Stanton and Brandon Drury . J.A. Happ (1-1) picked up the win, lasting 5 1/3 innings and allowing four runs off seven hits and a walk. Here's hoping Smoaky can keep this up, because it's not only fun to watch, but also continues to serve as a reminder to all of us that we shouldn't dismiss a breakout season as a fluke, even if it looks to be a career year. Read More »

Investigators to probe if negligence led to Moscow mall fire

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Around 600 visitors were evacuated from the "Perseus for Kids" shopping center after a fire ripped through the top floor of the four-story building, the RIA Novosti news agency reported on Wednesday. Ilya Denisov, Head of the Moscow Emergency Situations Ministry, said the blaze killed a mall worker and injured six firefighters. The fire was reportedly assigned a "second category", one point short of the worst on a five-point scale, the source was cited as saying. Read More »

Israel's Netanyahu, Trump talk about Iran

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The statement did not elaborate which developments were addressed. " President trump confirmed that the U.S.is committed to Israel's security, and the two leaders agreed to continue close coordination to counter malign Iranian influence and destabilizing actions", - reported in the document. Read More »

Lawsuit: Woman discovers that her biological father was her parents' fertility doctor

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District Court in Idaho. Mortimer could not immediately be reached for comment, and it's not clear whether he has an attorney. The famous line uttered by Arnold Schwarzenegger in the film Kindergarten Cop was a literal question on the mind of Washington state resident Kelli Rowlette after DNA she sent to genealogy website Ancestry.com yielded a perplexing answer. Read More »

NDA MPs to forgo salary, allowance for Parliament session washout

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The opposition, however, has contested this narrative , arguing that parties such as the AIADMK, which are known to be friendly to the ruling BJP, were disrupting parliament at the behest of the ruling coalition to ensure that the no-trust motion proposed by opposition parties was not taken up. Read More »

Geelani, Mirwaiz not allowed to march to Shopian

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The authorities in Kashmir foiled attempts by separatists to march towards the south Kashmir's mountainous Shopian district to exhibit solidarity with civilians shot dead by security forces in clashes on Sunday following fierce encounters resulting into death of 13 terrorists and three Army soldiers. Read More »

Chicago Bears: 5 draft day trades that make sense

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Here is our next mock draft with picks one through eleven, ending with the Dolphins selection. A few things need to materialize like private visits, some pro day interviews, and that last week where failed drug tests and injury flag from the combine start to leak out. Read More »

Authorities Believe California Crash That Killed Hart Family Was Intentional

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Air bag evidence does lead authorities to further believe there was murder-suicide intent though, as well as the fact there was no tire friction by the cliff's edge. "They obviously had separate lives", Dana DeKalb said in an interview with reporters . Sarah Hart was convicted of misdemeanor domestic assault of Abigail in 2011 in Minnesota. Read More »

Is this the WORST police e-fit of all time?

A commenter blamed a third character for the crime, the Cheshire cat . The weird-looking e-fit from Warwickshire Police drew so many toothy dog pictures One user thought the burglary suspect had more than passing resemblance to Donkey from Shrek Another found the suspected burglar's long-lost sibling Could this toothy smile be even bigger than the suspect's large grin? Twitter user ChrissyP said: "I know him, that's Zippy from Rainbow". Read More »

Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy: Trump should meet with Mueller

It was then that news broke of an eight-month-old Justice Department memo giving Mueller the authority to investigate broadly the doings of Paul Manafort, who'd been Donald Trump's campaign chairman for a brief period in 2017. Mueller has begun preparing a report detailing the findings of his investigation, including obstruction of justice, says Reid. Whether he uses the word "target" or not, he is not in the clear. Read More »

Rouhani blames Israel for deteriorating crisis in Syria

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He added that the summit will be an important step toward settling the Syrian issue. "Certainly, the valuable role of the Astana process has created a good atmosphere for the United Nations to play its role in this regard". At the end of their summit, the presidents of the Iran, Russia and Turkey issued a joint statement emphasizing that the Astana peace process had been the only effective global initiative that had helped reduce violence across Syria, contributed to peace and stability in ... Read More »

South Korea sends cultural exports north to charm kim Jong Un

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Kim Jong Un poses with South Korean K-pop singers in this photo released by KCNA. Kim Jong Un also had a group picture with the South Korean art troupe after the concert. Members of K-pop girl band Red Velvet before departing for Pyongyang from Seoul , South Korea, March 31, 2018. "He exchanged warm greetings with them and warmly welcomed their Pyongyang visit", North Korea's official news agency KCNA wrote in a summary of the event. Read More »

Prince Philip admitted to hospital for planned surgery

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It described him as being "comfortable and in good spirits". He missed a number of family events, including Easter church service with the royal family. His final solo engagement was in August a year ago, when he reviewed a parade of Royal Marines outside Buckingham Palace in his capacity as Captain General of the corps. Read More »

Riverdale star KJ Apa replacing Kian Lawley in The Hate U Give

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Even though The Hate U Give had wrapped in November, producers have opted to undergo reshoots scrubbing Lawley from the flick, and they confirmed to Deadline on Tuesday (03Apr18) that Apa will take over the role of Chris, the boyfriend of main character Starr Carter ( Amandla Stenberg ). Read More »

Mueller claims Trump is not criminal target in his investigation, report says

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His defense attorney requested a punishment of only a fine, but, the judge said , she couldn't just let van der Zwaan "pay [his] fine at the door and go ..." The wide-ranging special counsel investigation, which began as an examination of Russia's interference in the 2016 election, has expanded into other areas, including whether Trump sought to obstruct the Russian probe. Read More »

Planned Parenthood CEO: Kushner Had Idea That Felt Like 'Bribe'

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Richards says that at the beginning of the meeting, the two couples talked about their families before discussing the role of Planned Parenthood, and she wanted to make it clear that the organization offers a variety of services. Richards said that she explained there was "no way" that would work. "Our mission is to care for women who need us, and that means caring for all of their reproductive needs-including safe and legal abortion", she recalls saying during the meeting. Read More »

China reciprocates with new tariffs on U.S. products worth $50B

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A 25% tariff would be applied to all the products, according to the US Trade Representative, a wing of the White House . On Sunday, China raised import duties on a $3 billion list of US pork , apples and other products in retaliation for President Donald Trump raising tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminum . Read More »

Indian actor Anupam Kher nominated for BAFTA award

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O'Byrne for Little Boy Blue and Jimmi Simpson for USS Callister ( Black Mirror ). "I feel honored and humbled", Kher wrote on twitter. Anupam Kher express his gratitude and happiness on securing the nomination on Twitter. Anupam Kher, who is known to have made a mark internationally with his performances in various foreign films, recently met director Danny Boyle as he was in NY for NBC's next series. Read More »

Kathy Griffin Debuts Kellyanne Conway Impression on 'The President Show'

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Griffin's impression of Conway was dead-on, as she mimicked the latter's method of not answering direct question but looping them around into nonsensical stuff instead. Later in the show, Griffin feuded with Peter Grosz's Mike Pence, asking him if she made him uncomfortable, as a woman who is not his wife. The conceit of the special was to raise money for The President Show's President Trump ( Anthony Atamanuik ) so that he can fund passion projects that Congress won't: the border wall ... Read More »

Last Syrian Rebel Group Starts Leaving Ghouta

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Hundreds of militants from the so-called Jaish al-Islam terror group have begun evacuation from their last holdout in the Eastern Ghouta enclave on the outskirts of the Syrian capital city of Damascus, a day after they reached a deal with the Syrian government troops under Russia's mediation. Read More »

Many upset over proposed fee increase at national parks

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That plan would have more than doubled entrance fees at 17 of the most visited national parks during their busiest five month contiguous periods. Of the 417 National Park Service sites across the country, 118 now charge an entrance fee; officials may be considering marginal increases to those, rather than larger hikes to just the most popular. Read More »

British family of 4 killed in Florida vehicle crash

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And last month, concerned neighbors in Woodland, Wash., contacted child welfare authorities, saying the children may have been going hungry. But the authorities cautioned that did not mean that the vehicle reached 90 miles per hour, because the SUV could not have reached "a significant speed" from the spot where it stopped and the edge of the cliff. Read More »

Mexican Government is Breaking Up Migrant Caravan

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Trump made his announcement during a meeting with the leaders of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The President wasn't asked about Mexican migration but did say regarding NAFTA that he continues to look for a resolution that will, "benefit the development of the three countries ( Mexico , the United States and Canada) that are negotiating with NAFTA". Read More »