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Unnao rape: Allahabad HC orders arrest of BJP MLA Sengar


In the first FIR, the CBI named Sengar and Shashi Singh, a woman who allegedly took the rape victim to the BJP leader's house. The accused MLA was formally arrested around 10pm on Friday. The CBI team also reached the Unnao hotel where the victim and her family have been kept to ensure their security. "What is disturbing... is that the father of the prosecutrix, for no reason, came to be arrested and was in custody, where, we are informed, he was mercilessly beaten and succumbed to ... Read More »

Unnao gangrape case: CM Yogi assures "Strict action would be taken"


Yes we are happy that finally an FIR has been registered against Kuldeep Singh Sengar . Had this been done much earlier, my brother would be alive today. Her uncle accused Kuldeep of giving "shelter" to anti-nationals. "I want justice, why are they putting pressure on me for an apology?" It also showed the deceased person's back with serious wounds, but its veracity could not be ascertained. Read More »

Rohingya refugee family returns to Myanmar


A Rohingya refugee looks at the full moon with a child in tow at Balukhali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, December 3, 2017. In an apparent show of its humanitarian stance, the government said the family was provided with food and clothing before they moved in with their relatives in Rakhine State. Read More »

Tribal girl abducted, repeatedly raped for over 2 weeks in Surat


She was strangled to death. The case comes days after chilling details of the gruesome rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl sent jitters across the nation. "Samples have been taken for forensic test to ascertain whether she was drugged or not", said Ganesh Govekar, Forensic Head, Civil Hospital. Police have registered a case under sections 302 (Punishment for murder), 323 (Punishment for voluntarily causing hurt), and 376 (Punishment for rape), and under provisions of the Protection ... Read More »

Syrians Celebrate, OPCW to Continue Chemical Weapon Probe


The missile strikes against Syria's military and civilian infrastructures were carried out by United States planes and naval ships in cooperation with British and French air forces between 03:42 and 05:10 Moscow time on Saturday. The experts from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons ( OPCW ) are planning to start their activities in the Syrian area of Eastern Ghouta, where a chemical attack allegedly took place, a source in the Syrian government said Saturday. Read More »

United Kingdom joins Syria air strikes in response to chemical attack


British Prime Minister Theresa May faced a backlash from the domestic opposition after launching military strikes Saturday on Syria without consulting parliament. More than 100 missiles were fired by the UK, US and France across all of their strikes. President Vladimir Putin has said Russian Federation will call an emergency session of the UN Security Council over air strikes on Syria. Read More »

The Cohen investigation is the real investigation, and Trump's in peril


The encounter came after news broke that Cohen, President Trump's embattled fixer, paid off Avenatti's client, Stormy Daniels , to keep her quiet about her alleged affair with Trump. Prosecutors disclosed, for the first time, that agents had secured an earlier search warrant and already have reviewed multiple email accounts maintained by Cohen. Read More »

'Strikes an 'important signal' to Iran, Hezbollah'

The drone was launched from an airbase in Syria, against which Israel later carried out air strikes. According to the newspaper, the Israeli army has deployed the Iron Dome missile defence system in anticipation of any retaliatory strike. Read More »

Traders Sell Shares of Cigna (CI) on Strength (CI)

Emerging-markets stocks are outperforming their USA counterparts this year, the latest sign that investors' appetite for risk remains robust despite rising trade tensions, according to Wsj. Roof Eidam & Maycock decreased its stake in Cigna Corporation (CI ) by 36.2% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 1,014 shares. Read More »

Mets' catchers suffer injuries after strong start


As far as depth options go, the Mets have already acted quickly to pursue one such addition. Now, they'll be without Plawecki for perhaps a month's time, while d'Arnaud will be lost for the whole season. Meanwhile, it was announced that Plawecki has a hairline fracture in his left hand , as a result of being hit by a fastball by Tayron Guerrero in the eighth inning Wednesday night. Read More »

Russian Trolls Increased '2000 Percent' After Syria Attack, Pentagon Says


US Defence Secretary James Mattis said the 100 air strikes were a "one time shot" to send a strong message to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, selecting targets that would minimise the risks to innocent civilians. Pentagon officials and President Donald Trump on Saturday praised USA airstrikes in Syria, but some locals are saying America hasn't gone far enough. Read More »

United Nations council rejects Russian Federation resolution condemning Syria airstrikes


New resolution: According to French Ambassador Francois Delattre , France , Britain and the USA will soon present the Council with a new draft resolution aimed at achieving a lasting solution in Syria . Zhaoxu further said that the pressing priority is to launch a comprehensive, objective and impartial investigation into reports of chemical weapons use in Syria so as to arrive at authoritative conclusions. Read More »

Ex-Pakistan prime minister barred From politics


The verdict has disqualified Nawaz Sharif for life. For Sharif's supporters, they see the Supreme Court as acting in tandem with the army to ensure that he can not re-emerge in Pakistan's politics. The Sharifs and their supporters have repeatedly denied allegations of corruption, suggesting the former prime minister is the victim of a conspiracy driven by Pakistan's powerful military establishment. Read More »

Students rally gun right advocates in Kalispell


Several hundred people turned out today for a rally in support of gun rights in Carson City. About 50 people spoke to the cheering crowd - some of them only to say their name and to voice their support for the Second Amendment - and the line-up included a scheduled slate of prominent ME gun rights proponents. Read More »

Child's body found in California river where family of four vanished


The body of a child was found in a Northern California river in which a Valencia family disappeared when their SUV tumbled into the water amid a driving rainstorm, law enforcement officials said Friday. According to sheriff's officials, the body was discovered about seven miles north of the reported crash site on "exposed terrain which appeared to have covered by the Eel River within the last few days as a result of a recent weather storm which brought heavy rain to the area". Read More »

Red Sox's Kelly, Yanks' Austin suspended for being in brawl


More positive news came as well when left-hander David Price threw the ball in the outfield during the day Thursday and felt no problems after leaving Wednesday's start due to numbness in his throwing hand during the first inning, in which he allowed four runs. Read More »

Russia's 12 United Nations vetoes on Syria


The first Russian resolution also called for the creation of the independent investigation mechanism, but would have required it to take into account the OPCW data as well as information provided by the Syrian government on the rebel organisations, which met with Western objections. Read More »

Man jailed for allegedly threatening, assaulting woman


However‚ medical test results revealed that the baby had been raped. Riess is believed to become driving Hutchinson's vehicle. She is believed to have traveled west from Florida and was last suspected to be in the area of Corpus Christi, Texas. Read More »

PM to inaugurate Ambedkar memorial on Friday


Modi, who now faces a countrywide unrest among Dalits protesting against the alleged dilution of the SC/ST Act, asserted that his Government is committed to the dreams and aspirations of people from all sections of the society. "In every major panchayat of the country, sub centers and primary health centers will be developed as a health and wellness center in about 1.5 lakh places", he informed". Read More »

Trump puts off decision on Syria strikes


Shortly after his tweeted warning to Russia , Trump took a more conciliatory tone in lamenting that the U.S. -Russia relationship "is worse now than it has ever been". " Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria ". For days, Trump has been sharpening his rhetoric against Syria and its backers, Russian Federation and Iran, calling Assad an "animal" on Sunday. Read More »

UK, US and France launch strikes on Syria


Mr Trump declared it was "mission accomplished" and thanked the United Kingdom and France "for their wisdom and the power of their fine military". With Putin promising a response and tensions between America and Russian Federation creeping towards Cold War levels, it's nearly certain this won't be the end of the story when it comes to outside involvement in the Syrian conflict. Read More »

Forsberg scores twice in third as Predators rally to overcome Avalanche


Nashville forward Filip Forsberg stunned his teammates and the Colorado Avalanche with one dazzling sequence. After the first fish carcass of the postseason was chucked onto the ice during the first game of Nashville's opening-round series against Colorado - bearing a festive party hat and bow-tie , no less - another was heaved from the stands during the Predators 5-4 victory in Game 2. Read More »

Netanyahu says Israel "fully supports" US-led airstrikes on Syria


It should be clear to Assad that his reckless efforts to acquire and use weapons of mass destruction, his disregard for global law and his provision of a base for Iran and its proxies endanger Syria, said Netanyahu. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised the USA for the joint missile strikes it carried out with the United Kingdom and France that targeted three chemical weapons facilities in Syria. Read More »

Stoke City-West Ham United Preview


West Ham United are looking to secure their first league double over Stoke since the Potters' first Premier League campaign in 2008-09. The Potters have lost only one of their last nine Premier League matches against West Ham , although that defeat came in December's meeting. Read More »

US VP Pence thanks Canada for backing Syria strikes, optimistic on NAFTA


Pence, for his part, told Trudeau that the USA was "encouraged" by the progress and hopeful it can lead to " more fair and reciprocal trade". Pence spoke nearly after 18 hours after U.S., France and the United Kingdom launched 105 missiles at three facilities connected to the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in response to the April 7 chemical attacks at Syria's Dumas which took the lives of more than 50 civilians. Read More »

Golds for Mary Kom, Gaurav Solanki, Vikas Krishan


This was one medal missing from her collection and the five-time World champion, multiple-time Asian champion and the 2012 London Olympics bronze medallist was all smiles as she collected the gold , waving at her supporters and acknowledging their support with a namaste. Read More »

US, France, Britain launch strikes on Syria

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said this year's strike was more damaging than a similar attack the US military conducted last year and will have a lasting impact on the regime's ability to produce chemical weapons . Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg also issued a statement , favouring the strike on Syria, saying that it "will reduce the regime's ability to further attack the people of Syria with chemical weapons". Read More »