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Karnataka elections: Siddaramaiah fuels rumours of a possible Congress-JD(S) alliance

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In the run up to other state and general elections, we expect government policies to remained focussed on improving rural incomes, Nomura added. "We can not have a nation built on divides", he added. Although the Congress and the JD (S) had shared the dais before and similar to the BJP, the alliance with the grand old party was also not successful, there were chances that both parties could once again come together to form a "secular" government. Read More »

UAE oil minister: OPEC not targeting a certain oil price

Asked on Sunday about oil supply worries as a result of the sanctions, Mazrouei told reporters: "That's not what we are concerned about now". Buyers of Iranian oil have until November 4 to wind down their purchases before sanctions kick in, following President Donald Trump withdrawing the United States from the Iran nuclear deal last week, propelling oil prices to a new three and a half year high last week. Read More »

Haryana FM Captain Abhimanyu wants AMU to be named after Jat king

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The minister added that Mahendra Pratap had "fought for independence of "Akhand Bharat" and worked for "Manav Dharam". "What can be sadder than the fact that no image of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh has been displayed in the university". Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath recently cleared his stand on the ongoing controversy over Muhammad Ali Jinnah and said that "A person who is responsible for country's division can not be respected". Read More »

Rally for Internet freedom in Moscow draws 1000 participants

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On April 13, Moscow's Tagansky District Court ruled to block access to Telegram in Russian Federation due to its refusal to provide user data. Russia's Federal Security Service argued that it needs access to encrypted messages to protect against security threats, but Telegram said complying with such demands would violate user's privacy. Read More »

Bataan bishop lauds signing of MOA between PH, Kuwait

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Roque, likewise, assured Filipinos that Kuwait is a progressive, modern country, and noted that the abuse of a number of Filipino domestic workers should not paint a unsafe picture of the Arab country. "I think the crisis is over". "Philippine and Kuwait ties are back to normal". "An important milestone" was how Sen. The Presidential spokesperson said he will be landing via Etihad Airways at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1 while the Filipino workers will be ... Read More »

Police searching for missing teacher from Queens

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Public school teacher Keith Johnson , 46, was last seen last Saturday, May 4. Johnson is a music teacher at P.S. 29 in College Point, law enforcement sources said. Police said Johnson is known to go camping upstate from time to time. Police said his auto was seen crossing the Throgs Neck Bridge heading out of the city on the morning of May 5. Read More »

Malaysia's new leader indicates anti-fake news law to stay

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Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak said Saturday he was going to take a "short break" after his election loss, as an angry crowd descended on an airport amid speculation he would fly out of the country. But he came out of retirement and defected to the opposition in a bid to unseat Najib over allegations that huge sums were looted from sovereign wealth fund 1MDB, which Najib set up and oversaw. Read More »

Barcelona Table €15m Pact Deal to Avoid Antoine Griezmann Release Clause Kerfuffle

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After the final yes, but not before. It always made much more sense for Barcelona to try to do things amicably, and that's what Sport report on Sunday. Griezmann, who wanted his future sorted before spearheading France's attack at the World Cup, looked set on a move to Manchester United last summer, but remained at the Wanda Metropolitano after the club was hit with a transfer ban. Read More »

Early results announced for Iraq election

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The initial results do not include voters outside Iraq, and the results of the remaining eight Iraqi provinces will be released later on Monday, Riyadh al-Badran, an IHEC senior official, told the press. Celebrations erupted on the streets of Baghdad after the commission's announcement, with thousands of Sadr's supporters singing, chanting, dancing and setting off fireworks in the capital while carrying his picture and waving Iraqi flags. Read More »

Take Steps On Pak Involvement In Terror Activities, Congress Tells Centre

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He has said that no one takes Pakistan's plaint of being a victim of terror seriously because of the Pak military's support for terrorists who attack India. Former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, reportedly admitted to the country playing a role in the deadly 26/11 attacks in India's financial capital Mumbai. Read More »

S.Korean ship spotted alongside N.Korean tanker

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This photo, released by the Ministry of Unification on April 8, 2016, shows the group of North Korean restaurant workers coming into South Korea. "And this is all that I can say here and now", Baik said, when asked whether the South Korean government would repatriate the women should the JTBC prove to be true. Read More »

Asiana Flight Collides with Turkish Plane in Istanbul

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Sunday at Ataturk Airport, resulting in a fire on the Turkish plane. The Asiana aircraft was taxiing along taxiway Golf when it's right side wingtip sliced through the A321's vertical stabilizer much like a knife slicing through a stick of butter. Read More »

Bounce house with 9-year-old inside rolls onto California highway

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The child fell out as the house rolled onto a highway and struck a vehicle. Police said the driver of the auto that struck the bounce house was also shaken up, but not injured. This is not the first time that a bounce house went airborne with terrified children inside. A wild wind took a bounce house over a fence and down a freeway Saturday - with a child briefly trapped during the ordeal. Read More »

Michael Avenatti Posts Photos Of Cohen With Qatari Investor Accused Of Bribery

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Avenatti later followed up with another tweet asking why Cohen was meeting with Al-Rumaihi and Michael Flynn, Trump's former national security advisor. Bannon had recently lost support from his main financial backer, Rebekah Mercer. Kwatinetz says he rejected the offer, which he viewed as bribe. Avenatti's photo of Flynn appears to be a screenshot of a YouTube video that does not feature the footage of Al-Rumaihi. Read More »

MI5 chief: Russian Federation could become 'outlaw' due to Skripal case

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Director general Andrew Parker will make the warning at a meeting of European security chiefs in Berlin. Disinformation that followed the horrific attack in Salisbury will also be discussed by the MI5 boss. Moscow denied any involvement in the first known use of an offensive nerve agent on European soil since World War Two, though the attack sparked the biggest Western expulsion of Russian diplomats since the height of the Cold War. Read More »

Petrol, diesel prices hiked after Karnataka Assembly polls

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Apart from resulting in higher retail prices of petrol and diesel, higher oil prices increase India's oil import bill and shoots up current account deficit and also results in higher subsidy pay outs. The prices were increased by almost 20 paise across India. 80 per litre from Rs 74. However, it seems that with the elections out of the way, the oil companies have again got the green light to increase prices in accordance to rising global rates. Read More »

Indiana rally returns Trump to campaign roots, projects party unity

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The GOP holds a 51-49 edge, and Vice President Mike Pence can break a possible tie. "I believe that she has learned from the past, and that the Central Intelligence Agency under her leadership can help our country confront serious global threats and challenges", Donnelly says in the statement. Read More »

Thousands celebrate Jerusalem Day as U.S. embassy set to open in city

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May 14 also marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of Israel . Trump "was clear and explicit, and he revealed the true face of the modern Crusade, where standing down and appeasement does not work with them, but only resistance through the call and jihad", Zawahiri said, according to a transcript provided by the SITE monitoring agency. Read More »

After 7895 days and 1235 games, Wenger bids farewell to Arsenal

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Frenchman Wenger, who is leaving the club after nearly 22 years in charge, was given a guard of honour by both sets of players before the kickoff and then walked to the visiting Arsenal supporters to acknowledge them. Arsene Wenger picks his last ever starting lineup as Arsenal manager, and he does have a few problems in his side. As the half progressed the home's sides frenetic start faded in the sun as their intensity levels dropped. Read More »

€8.5m Lotto ticket sold in Loughrea

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An $18 million prize has been claimed. "It was definitely an understatement", laughed the winner's mother. One Irish Lotto player is waking up a staggering €8.5 million richer today after bagging Saturday night's jackpot. The winning ticket was a Quick Pick and the victor has not yet come forward. "I'll be sharing the prize with my family, for sure - that's the biggest thing for me. Read More »

Sizzling Lindor leads Indians against Royals

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Cleveland is not one of Duffy's favorite opponents. The Royals are listed with a money line of +210 to prevail, while the over/under total has been set at 8 runs. Carrasco got the win after throwing a complete game, giving up just two runs on five hits while striking out 14 to improve to 5-1 this season. Kluber (6-2) was backed by four hits from Yan Gomes, including a three-run homer. Read More »

Schlumberger (SLB) Holdings Cut by Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI

Lynch & Associates who had been investing in Schlumberger Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $98.46B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.15% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $19.96. 75,000 shares were sold by AYAT SIMON, worth $5.91 million. KIBSGAARD PAAL bought $646,800 worth of stock or 10,000 shares. Insiders have purchased a total of 18,000 shares of company stock worth $1,163,650 in the last ninety days. Read More »

Georgian PM Calls on Protesters to Unite and Fight Against Drugs Together

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May 12, the police conducted large-scale security operation in the two most popular night clubs in Tbilisi, the result of which was the arrest of eight defendants in the drug trade. Dozens of armed police officers were deployed to remove the protest camp. The members of a radical right-wing group, clad in black shirts and burgundy arm badges, some wearing face masks, claimed they were against "drug traders" and "LGBT propaganda" and announced the creation of a "national guard army to protect ... Read More »

Chase Anderson: Lands on DL

Brewers manager Craig Counsell said the team was still deciding who will start Sunday's series finale against the Rockies in place of Suter. After blowing a six run lead in Friday night's loss to the Milwaukee Brewers , the Rockies and a red-hot Trevor Story rebounded with a smooth 4-0 victory Saturday. Read More »

Doha hosting Iran-Qatar Joint Economic Committee meeting

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For this goal, a delegation composed of 70 experts, businessmen and merchants in public and private sectors of the Islamic Republic of Iran, headed by Mohammad-Reza Fayyaz Deputy head of International Affairs at the Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade, arrived in Qatari capital Doha early Sunday. Read More »

Roberto Mancini to leave Zenit St Petersburg as coach after missing UCL

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A Zenit statement read this morning: "Zenit and Roberto Mancini agree to an early end to the manager's contract". Mancini, 53, signed a three-year deal with Zenit last summer with an option of a two-year extension. Petersburg". The four-time champions Azzurri failed to qualify for the World Cup in Russian Federation starting next month, which is their first absence in 60 years. Read More »

Bolton: US sanctions 'possible' on European firms over Iran

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As a private citizen, Bolton suggested in the past that the United States push for a change in Iran's government. "The circumstances I'm in now is that I'm the national security adviser to the president". Where does New Zealand stand? Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said while the Iran deal was "a flawed agreement" because of a lack of unfettered inspections and other problems, leaving the deal isolates the United States and Trump should have extended it for at least another six ... Read More »

Coveney Dismisses Technology On Irish Border Post-Brexit

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The DUP MP Sammy Wilson has accused the Irish foreign minister of being "belligerent, interfering and a Brit basher" and said he was using Brexit as an "excuse to break-up the UK". That means we're not talking about cameras and scanning systems and drones here. He said the British government might not like the idea of a backstop but the Irish Government's position was that it protected the kind of normality that emerged from the peace process. Read More »

White House slams Iran for 'reckless actions' against Israel, Saudi Arabia

Israeli Minister of Construction and Housing Yoav Galant said that the IDF's response to the recent Iranian rocket attack severely weakened Iranian infrastructures in Syria. Before he left for Moscow, the Israeli premier said that his talks with Putin were "especially" important. Together with Putin, Netanyahu toured a parade celebrating the anniversary of the World War II victory over the Nazis and then met the Russian president at the Kremlin for consultations. Read More »

Tropical system developing in the gulf, New Orleans impact not expected

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Hurricane season officially begins June 1st. Where could it go? "Regardless of subtropical or tropical formation, this system will enhance rainfall across portions of Florida and the northeaster Gulf Coast during the next few days". It is likely that we continue to see rain on and off through the rest of Tuesday, and still on and off into the weekend. As it pulls north it brings moisture and will allow for better rain chances and more clouds mid-week. Read More »

Sonoma Gas Station Employee Shoots, Injures Deputy

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When two Sonoma Sheriff's deputies arrived at the gas station they spotted the 19-year-old employee, who pulled out a handgun and shot at them. The employee reportedly refused to leave, and the manager said the employee appeared to have a BB gun. Read More »