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CBI arrests BJD MLA Pravat Ranjan Biswal in Odisha chit fund scam


Mr Biswal and his wife Laxmi Bilasini Biswal were in the past grilled several times by the central investigative agency in connection with a fraudulent land deal with the Sea Shore Chief Prashan Das. However, Mr Dash had cancelled the deal later and wanted his money back, the sources said. Dash was arrested by the CBI from Mumbai in December 2013 for allegedly duping hundreds of poor people, who had invested over Rs 500 crore in his company hoping for better returns. Read More »

North Korea's Nuke Program Won't End Until 'Equilibrium of Real Force' Achieved

North Korea then warned: "The four islands of the archipelago should be sunken into the sea by the nuclear bomb of Juche". White House National Security Adviser H.R. The UNSC on Monday unanimously adopted new sanctions on North Korea for conducting its sixth and largest nuclear test on September 3. The two Hwasong-12 launches over Japan indicate North Korea is moving toward using angles close to operational to evaluate whether its warheads can survive the harsh conditions of atmospheric ... Read More »

Woman fakes seizure to avoid robbery on San Francisco train


The note, scrawled on a torn piece of notebook paper, claimed guns were pointed at the victim and directed her to hand her wallet and purse behind her without looking and get off the train at Civic Center. "I was very impressed with myself". She slumped to the side and started shaking and crying, she said. However they didn't noticed her stress, and left at the next stop. Read More »

Tropical Storm Maria Is Now Likely to Become a Major Hurricane

Eustatius and St. Lucia. Forecasters say Hurricane Maria has become a Category 5 storm as the eye nears Dominica . "Maria could also affect the British and US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico by mid week as a risky major hurricane, and hurricane waters could be issued for these islands as early tonight", the NHC continued. Read More »

Sean Spicer fibs again - Emmy audience not 'largest ever, period'


Just as Trump had been thin-skinned in employing a spokesman to exaggerate the size of his inaugural crowd, this source said, Colbert was mocking himself by using Spicer to overstate the size of his TV viewership. That line reprised one that Spicer used to describe the skimpy audience at Trump's inauguration. Now Spicer is gone from the White House. He should know the dangers of appearing too chummy: late-night competitor Jimmy Fallon still hasn't recovered from the bad feelings ... Read More »

U.S. ambassador: North Korea will be 'destroyed'


Trump asked Moon "how Rocket Man is doing" - as the USA president put it in a Sunday morning tweet - and took note of the "long gas lines forming in North Korea ", presumably as a result of the stricter sanctions recently implemented. Read More »

PM Abbasi reaches NY, will address UNGA session on Thursday


PM Abbasi further said that Pakistan is open to investment by foreign companies and looking forward to more U.S. companies to invest in various fields here, according to the statement. Pakistan's prime minister will highlight key regional and global issues, including Kashmir and Rohingya Muslims issues, in his address to one of the largest gatherings of leaders from around the globe, according to Ambassador Lodhi who briefed journalists on the premier's engagement at UNGA. Read More »

North Korea: Russia and China carry out military drills close to border

The first part of Naval Interaction 2017 was conducted in the Baltic Sea in July. "In response, mariners of the Pacific Fleet welcomed the Chinese with an artillery salute", reported Russian state news agency TASS. Test launch of an intermediate range Hwasong-12 in North Korea. It said Beijing "will never accept the "responsibility" imposed by the US". A week ago, the 15-member U.N. Read More »

Moon to Embark on US Trip for UN Assembly


South Korean President Moon Jae-in holds a telephone conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump at his presidential office Cheong Wa Dae, which provided the photo, in Seoul on September 17, 2017. The China Daily yesterday said that sanctions should be given time to bite and that the door must be left open to talks. Feinstein said that a freeze of both its nuclear program and missile arsenal, rather than ending them, would be more palatable to North Korea and to China, who fears the ... Read More »

National Hurricane Center: 3 storms churning in Atlantic


National Hurricane Center (NHC) reported. On Monday afternoon, Maria was hurling winds of 125 mph (200 kilometers per hour) as it closed in on the Caribbean and took aim at Puerto Rico. Its first landfall is expected around 8 p.m. ET in the northeast Caribbean's Leeward Islands - specifically Dominica and Martinique. There is a good amount of wind shear - often a death knell of tropical cyclones as it helps to disorganize a storm. Read More »

Fuel Pipe Burst Disrupts Flights In New Zealand


Jet fuel rationing at Auckland airport is set to stretch out for up to two weeks as replacement of a damaged fuel pipeline continues. The airline will reduce cargo loads by not accepting ad hoc shipments unless it's urgent medical equipment, and excluding any consignments heavier than pre-existing bookings. Read More »

North Korea Fires Another Missile Over Japan


In a strongly worded statement, Pyongyang called a new set of United Nations sanctions "the most vicious, unethical and inhumane act of hostility". The UN speeches by North Korea's chief delegates have so far focused on defending Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs and have been peppered with criticism against the United States. Read More »

'Veep,' 'SNL,' 'Big Little Lies,' 'Handmaid's Tale' score multiple Emmys

To have the victor be Waithe - a gay, woman of color - was an even bigger milestone. While in tears, Dowd thanked author Atwood during her acceptance speech , as well as her family and representatives. The Voice won Best Reality Competition Show over the one many had predicted would be the victor: RuPaul's Drag Race . When she did get on stage, Elisabeth had her speech bleeped out by censors after she swore twice. Read More »

Selena Gomez's Mum Reveals She Felt "Helpless" During Daughter's Kidney Transplant


Meanwhile Selena' mum, Mandy Teefy , has commented on her daughter's kidney transplant saying she felt "helpless" as she watched Selena battle the disease. "I found out I needed to get a kidney transplant due to my Lupus and was recovering". We know undergoing a kidney transplant must've been incredibly hard for the 25-year-old, as well as for her 29-year-old best friend and donor. Read More »

Cincinnati Bengals Players Reportedly Want Colin Kaepernick


About a year after the 2011 NFL Draft, Bengals owner Mike Brown said that he actually would've preferred to draft Kaepernick over Dalton , but that Bengals offensive coordinator at the time, Jay Gruden, preferred Dalton . Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is still without a job two weeks into the NFL's regular season, but he has a very high-profile supporter of his game in New England. Read More »

Sydney Archbishop urges 'no' postal vote


Without explicitly supporting a particular answer to the survey question, Bishop Long asks that the survey be regarded as "an opportunity for us to listen to what the Spirit is saying through the signs of the times". The demonstration last Monday comes as thousands reacted to a "vote no" message written across the sky over Sydney on Sunday. "I'll be voting 'Yes" for same sex marriage . Read More »

Russia, China stand for diplomatic settlement in Syria, North Korea


Dastis, who is in NY to participate in the UN General Assembly, said that the decision was taken after "repeatedly warning the ambassador and (North) Korean authorities". The global community must remain united and enforce sanctions against North Korea after its repeated launch of ballistic missiles, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in an editorial published in the New York Times on Sunday. Read More »

Ahead of storm, Florida jobless rate dipped slightly again


Sparks has lived in downtown Key West for eight years. Yet some understand the need to stay away and allow recovery crews to clean-up and re-establish power, water and cell phone service. Fishermen's Hospital in Marathon is not open and the Lower Keys Medical Center in Key West only has its Emergency Room open. Keys Energy Services, which provides electricity from the Upper Sugarloaf to Key West, said service was restored to critical infrastructure, like the airport and hospital, as well ... Read More »

Louis Synagogue Opens Doors To Protesters Against Police Shooting


He continued: "I'm proud to tell you the city of St. Louis is safe and the police owned tonight". According to police, the demonstrators then sprayed bottles with an unknown substance on officers . Wilson said that the gun was too large to be hidden by Stockley if he was trying to plant it and that the location of Smith's wound seems to corroborate that he was reaching to his right when he was shot. Read More »

Cuomo cautions Democrats working with Trump: Use 'extreme caution'


Congress has the chance to give immigrant parents the stability they need to raise their children without fear, and continue contributing to our country. Adis Fuentes, a 15-year-old sophomore at Fruita Monument High School, said the issue is important for minorities because people tend to lump all Hispanics together. Read More »

United States, China committed to 'maximising pressure' on North Korea: White House


They've violated so many different elements and they've also violated the spirit of that deal". Donald Trump came, he saw and hit. But stone of touch of General Assembly, meetings apart, lies in discourse of Trump. Donald Trump's first words as president to the United Nations were to brag that he owns a building across the street and that it was a successful project. Read More »

Protest shuts down Pelosi's DREAM Act news conference in San Francisco


I understand their frustration - I'm excited by it as a matter of fact - but the fact is, they're completely wrong, " she said as quoted by the San Francisco Chronicle. Last week, Pelosi and Democratic Senate Leader Chuck Schumer met with Trump twice and discussed a deal to provide legal status to young immigrants. Read More »

Hamilton Takes Singapore GP after Vettel Crashes out


Raikkonen's wobbling vehicle then tagged Vettel's before spinning across the track, careering into Verstappen and Alonso - who was in the right place at the wrong time after making a superb start. In the end he beat Ricciardo by 4.4s seconds, after a ideal evening. Several drivers pitted for fresh tyres, including Hulkenberg, who also needed an air line plugged into his vehicle which delayed the stop and dropped him from fourth to 10th before retiring the auto in the closing stages. Read More »

Hurricane Maria expected to strengthen near Leeward Islands: NHC


Hurricane watches , in addition to tropical storm warnings and watches, are in effect as well. On the forecast track, the center of Maria will be near the Leeward Islands , northeast Caribbean Sea, Monday night and is expected to hit islands devastated by Irma as a Category-5 hurricane, including St. Read More »

Man Charged With Mother's Murder At Avalon On Sydney's Northern Beaches


Joel Woszatka , Lanell Latta's son has been refused bail and police are reviewing if drug use played a role in connection with the tragic murder. The house is owned by millionaire Australian actress and model Gemma Ward , and her husband photographer David Letts , who bought the 2-bedroom clifftop house in June previous year and rented it out. Read More »

Hamilton takes big Singapore win after Vettel and others crash out


With six races remaining, Hamilton has a 28-point cushion over Vettel to play with and tracks that should not put Mercedes at a disadvantage when it comes to battling Ferrari . "The quickest auto and the quickest driver were out within a minute into the race and that can happen all the time ". He veered left to cover off Red Bull's Max Verstappen who had started alongside on the front row. Read More »

U.S. government wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman


The no-knock search warrant is obtained when investigators can convince a judge that there is not only evidence inside the residence but a likely chance that the subject of the investigation will try to destroy it. Meanwhile, The New York Times reported that feds obtained an order to pick Manafort's lock on his front door during the early morning raid in July. Read More »

UN General Assembly: Buhari Arrives New York, To Speak On Tuesday


Buhari said that Nigeria's target to advance her economy and guarantee its people sustainable prosperity is wholly dependent on her ability to completely eradicate all forms of corrupt practices across board from her body polity, adding that this was a panacea to the many challenges bedevilling the country. Read More »

US Says Syrian Allies in Touch with Assad Forces


He says the levels of those talks have also varied, with some including ground-level commanders. The U.S. -led coalition said Saturday the strike was on a target east of the Euphrates River in Syria near Dayr Az Zawr, a position known by Russian Federation to contain SDF fighters and coalition advisors. Read More »

Rosneft Tightens Ties in Iraqi Kurdistan With Pipeline Talks


Yildirim said, "No one should hatch up plans for a fait accompli at our southern borders". The military drill is a "signal that Turkey may review its support for Iraq's Kurds, rather than intervene in Iraqi affairs militarily", said Nihat Ali Ozcan, an analyst at the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey, an Ankara-based research center. Read More »

Ziegler murder suspect lived in West Springfield


Last year, Gulluni said investigators found a single source male DNA from an unknown individual that was developed from various items seized from Zeigert's body and the crime scene. That DNA sample had been recurrently run throughout the investigation against state, national, and global databases, but there was no match. Search warrants enabled police to obtain a sample of Schara's DNA and test it against the murder evidence. Read More »

Trump wants to showcase U.S. military strength with DC parade


In remarks alongside Macron during a NY trip to the United Nations, Trump marveled at the "military might" on display in Paris for Bastille Day and said seeing the parade inspired him to do something similar in the US. 'That military may come marching down Pennsylvania Avenue. That military may be flying over New York City and Washington, DC, for parades. When asked Monday about the president's designs for a grand military parade on Independence Day, the White House told BuzzFeed News it had ... Read More »