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Single largest party in Karnataka will form govt: BJP National VP

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To rally the community's support, Shah did not rely exclusively on chief ministerial candidate B S Yeddyurappa, a Lingayat. TDP leaders, however, downplayed the Karnataka poll results, and said a huge anti-incumbency wave had helped the BJP gain from 40 seats in 2013 to over a 100 now. Read More »

Fans loved actress Jami Gertz representing Hawks at draft lottery

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Gertz is best known for her roles in films such as The Lost Boys , Less Than Zero , Jersey Girl , and Twister , but last night she became known as the gal who secured the number 3 pick for her team in the draft. We've been the owners for three years now, and I feel like this is the first time we've taken ownership. Ressler asked her to sit on the stage to bring the team good luck in the lottery. Read More »

Budget 2018: Better lives for children a focus of Budget 2018

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For weeks now, Robertson and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern have been hinting the Government would unveil a big spending in rebuilding core infrastructure they say was neglected by the previous Government. The budget provides $234.4m of new money for both Housing New Zealand and community housing providers. It says the housing spend-up, as well as the families package announced in December, will help lift children out of poverty. Read More »

Hedman, Lightning beat Caps to cut East final deficit to 2-1

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On the first power-play goal, Victor Hedman, working the point, swung the puck to Stamkos in his wheelhouse, and the captain delivered with an unstoppable, rocket of a shot to the upper far post. Washington could get a boost if center Nicklas Backstrom , who has missed the last four games with an injured hand, returns. "We have to be better". Read More »

Madrid's Direct Rule Over Catalan Gov't Must End

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A Belgian judge on Wednesday rejected the extradition request by Spain of three former Catalan ministers over their region's controversial independence drive, the court said. Puidgemont's was earlier arrested in Germany after fresh legal action was slammed against separatist politicians from the wealthy north-eastern region and it came after a Spanish High Court detained five Catalan politicians for their role in the region's secessionist bid. Read More »

Prison where Josh Holt is being held captive reportedly under attack

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In 2016 Holt traveled to Venezuela to marry Thamara Candela. "Senator Hatch has been aware of Josh's situation throughout the day and been in communication with Josh's family, the Trump administration, and contacts in Venezuela". Several of Maduro's top opponents are barred from running. Holt has been in the prison for roughly two years as his family and US officials have called for his release, noting his health has taken several turns for the worse. Read More »

Black Voters Must "Takeover The Polls" This Midterm Election Season

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If one person receives more than half the votes on the first ballot, that candidate wins. Voters statewide will go to the polls to decide on their parties' candidates for the fall election. Voter turnout in Whitley County's Primary Election was 26 percent, which is 4,626 voters, in addition to the 1,160 early votes that came in. If they do not, they will be asked to vote provisionally. Read More »

Bobby Deol is now Body Deol: Salman Khan

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I knew the genre of the film but I did not know where I would fit. "So, if you consider that a disaster, then I am really honoured and privileged to be in that position that my Rs 100 core plus films are considered disasters", he said. "No" was the reply, Salman promptly said: "Thank you, because I was not anxious". The superstar, who is on bail after being convicted in his 20 year old Blackbuck poaching case, also talked about being anxious about the Jodhpur court's verdict, reports DNA ... Read More »

High court gambling ruling could aid sanctuary cities' fight

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The president's rhetoric on immigration has been widely condemned, but his hardline stance on the issue has also generated a significant amount of support for him in various parts of the country. Dianne Feinstein (D., Calif.) from the left, fired back. "The fact that we have this unsecured border is putting all of us at risk because we know that terrorists are coming in", San Juan Capistrano City Councilwoman Pam Patterson said. Read More »

Square's Dorsey is sure of cryptocurrency's future, just not sure which one

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However, Dorsey remains insistent that the long-term goal for Square is still to make crypto payments both seamless and universal. But there's still a lot of skepticism and a lot of debate and a lot of fights. "It felt fantastic. It felt electric". "It felt electric", he said. Dorsey sat down with Elizabeth Stark of Lightning Labs in NY to talk about Square's new Cash app, which allows consumers to buy and sell bitcoin. Read More »

Kirstjen Nielsen Denies She Threatened To Resign After Trump Scolding

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The Director's comments come just days after the so-called "Migrant Caravan" of Central American immigrants arrived at the US-Mexico border, with many seeking asylum in the United States. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., that the government could do a better job of monitoring the children it places in a family's custody to make sure they're safe. Read More »

Mikey Garcia explains why he doesn't believe Vasyl Lomachenko is a phenomenon

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Lomachenko was dropped in the sixth round and the judges had it scored a split draw when the contest was stopped. "I can stop him". "He also got dropped". "Lomachenko shines against weak opponents, but should he encounter a world champion, as you can see the opportunities to defeat him", said Garcia. Bob Arum's new boxing on ESPN experiment continues to bode well for the sport and generated at peak audience of a whopping 1.75 million viewers in the U.S. Read More »

Russian Federation says concerned over 'dangerous escalation' in Gaza

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She noted that the United States was "becoming complicit" with Israel in the occupation itself, adding that the illegal annexation of Palestinian territory was a "war crime" and violated relevant UN Security Council resolutions. "Specific aspects of the agreement on the status of Jerusalem should be developed in the course of direct Palestinian - Israeli talks. Russian Federation will continue to support this approach". Read More »

Hamas Restored Calm to Gaza after Warnings from Egypt — Israeli Intelligence Minister

So I thought it might be nice to get some support for my point from someone intimately familiar with the working of Hamas, the group's co-founder and a member of its senior leadership in Gaza, Mahmoud al-Zahar. It was the deadliest day in the besieged territory since 2014 war. "The cruel reality is that every time Israel accidentally kills a Gaza civilian, Israel loses". Read More »

Google honors painter Tamara de Lempicka with new Doodle

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Lempicka eventually found her husband by searching prisons and paying for the help of a Swedish consul, and the pair fled to Paris where Tamara's family were. The paintings were spotted by American journalists from Harper's Bazaar and other fashion magazines, and her name became known across the pond. Tamara managed to document the 1920s in a unique style where she blended elements of refined cubism with neoclassical elements. Read More »

Kenya's president signs new law that criminalises fake news, obscene content

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The clause may go against the principles of freedom of expression by attempting to criminalise people - mostly bloggers - who may knowingly or unknowingly publish false information. The Africa coordinator for the Committee for Protection of Journalists (CPJ), Angela Quintal had spoken against the new law and urged President Kenyatta last week not to sign the law. Read More »

Colchester Harbour Marina awarded Blue Flag

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In total, 65 beaches around the country can now proudly fly a Blue Flag - an global award which means visitors can be sure they are clean and safe. Visitors to award-winning beaches can be sure of a clean, safe beach with great facilities and water quality. Read More »

Trump, Uzbekistan president talk Afghanistan

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Trump's reply: "I agree 100 percent". Mirziyoyev will meet with the Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the US Secretary of Defense James Mattis, congressmen and senators, the president of the World Bank to discuss development of cooperation. Read More »

Trump Visits Melania At Hospital For Third Day In A Row

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Grisham added "the procedure was successful, and there were no complications". "A honest thank you to [the] Walter Reed Medical Unit and to all who have send good wishes and prayers!" U.S. The White House has yet to offer any updated timeline on when she will be released. Melania underwent surgery in Maryland while Trump remained at the White House. Read More »

Assad govt. retakes rebel-held central Syria

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A Syrian family rides on a motorcycle in the town of Talbiseh in the central Homs province on May 16, 2018, after government forces took control of it as militants and their relatives were evacuated. The people in Rastan held posters of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and the Syrian flags, and chanted support of Assad during the ceremony of raising the Syrian flag over the municipal building, which was largely destroyed. Read More »

Amid Karnataka Deadlock, Ghulam Nabi Azad Raises Horse-Trading Concerns

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At this juncture we've complete faith in the governor that he'll go by Constitution and not party politics. They can go ahead and form the government, we will give them the support, Siddaramaiah said. Analysts said the BJP was leading in Lingayat dominated seats, in an assertion that Siddaramaiah's recommendation to grant the community religious minority tag may not have benefitted the Congress. Read More »

Ram Madhav Heads Hyper BJP Leaders Against TDP

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Mr Naidu tried to get the BJP defeated in Karnataka and the election result should be a lesson to him, he said. The BJP against expectations emerged as the single largest party by winning 104 Assembly seats in Karnataka. Telugu's had not voted for the BJP which resorted to conspiracies and collusion politics. But Narendra Modi entered the campaign and made it a Modi versus Rahul game. Read More »

Brad Little wins GOP gubernatorial primary

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EastIdahoNews.com is tracking all of the results that are changing by the minute. "I didn't win this race by Democrats alone". His opponents included former Lt. "We're here because we have the same faith". He will face Democrat Cristina McNeil in the November general election. You must be a registered party member to vote on the Republican primary ballot. Read More »

Bangladesh SC grants bail to ex-PM Khaleda Zia in graft case

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Asked to comment on Khaleda's four-month bail, he said: "The four months will be counted from the day when the court granted her bail". The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the High Court order that granted bail to Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case. Read More »

Cabinet Approves Metro Line Extension In Noida

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In terms of funding, the Centre will bear Rs 340 crore on account of grants and subordinate debt , while the rest will be borne by the Noida Metro Rail Corporation and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, which is building the line. - Project will be covered under the legal framework of Central Metro Acts, Metro Railways (Construction of Works) Act, 1978 and the Metro Railways (Operation and Maintenance) Act, 2002, as amended from time to time. Read More »

Ajay Devgn, Ranbir Kapoor to reunite onscreen

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Ajay is there for Luv Ranjan's De De Pyaar De while Kajol is shooting for Pradeep Sarkar's Eela that is being produced by her husband. "We have checked and there is no such incident reported", the official told DNA . Luv Ranjan brings the two powerhouse actors in his next film, after the phenomenal success of #SonuKeTituKiSweety and #PKP series... When Ajay Devgn and Kajol left home this morning, they promised each other that they would drop by to see each other at work. Read More »

8 killed, dozens injured as bomb explosion hits funeral near Iraq's Baghdad

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In a statement following that attack, Islamic State (IS) extremists claimed responsibility and said they had killed 20 people, including Iran-backed Hashd al-Shaabi militia fighters, and wounded 10 others. The Iraqi forces took control of eastern Mosul in January 2017 after 100 days of fighting, and launched the battle in the west on February 19 previous year. Read More »

Centre announces ceasefire in J&K

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She had said that an all-party delegation from the state would request the prime minister to consider the announcement of a unilateral ceasefire as was done in 2002 during the prime ministership of Atal Bihari Vajpayee . "In a tweet shae said:" I wholeheartedly welcome the Ramadan ceasefire & would like to thank @narendramodi ji & @rajnathsingh ji for their personal intervention. Read More »

Ying-jeou, Former Taiwan President, Sent To Four Months In Jail

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The Supreme court of Taiwan on Tuesday, may 15, was sentenced to four months in prison the former President MA Ying-jeou (held this post in 2008-2016 years). The Tuesday ruling overturned a not-guilty verdict handed to Ma a year ago by the Taipei District Court. High Court spokeswoman Wu Wei-ya told a news conference that Ma should have been aware that he was obligated to respect the confidentiality of the information. Read More »

Decision on KM Joseph deferred

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Official details on the outcome of the meeting were awaited. No date has been fixed for the next date of meeting which could be held only in July when court re-opens after summer vacation. Under the memorandum of procedure on appointment of Judges which is existing now, once the proposal is returned for reconsideration, and if the collegium reiterates the appointment, the government is bound to accept the same but there is no time limit on such appointment. Read More »