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TTV Dinakaran launches his own political party in Tamil Nadu

TTV Dinakaran launches his own political party in Tamil Nadu

An organisation name, flag and symbol were needed till the AIADMK and the "two-leaves" symbol nurtured by "Amma" was retrieved, Dhinakaran had said, according to the party daily. Vetrivel presented ...

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Pikeville, Ky. police officer shot and killed

Pikeville, Ky. police officer shot and killed

After hearing at least three gunshots, Martin found Hamilton near the residence with a fatal gunshot wound to the head, police said. However, they later said the suspected shooter has not been capture...

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Saint Patrick and his Legacy

Saint Patrick and his Legacy

Patrick helped found. Thought ironically a teetotaler, President Jimmy Carter paid a visit to Pinkie Masters bar on St. Patrick's Day 1978. His accomplishments are celebrated through feasts and ...

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New convoy of food aid enters Syria's rebel Ghouta: ICRC

New convoy of food aid enters Syria's rebel Ghouta: ICRC

The YPG was a crucial element in the fight against the Islamic State group (IS) in Syria and has received military assistance from numerous involved parts in the Syrian Civil War , mainly from the ...

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NCAA Play-in: Texas Southern Tigers vs. North Carolina Central Eagles

NCAA Play-in: Texas Southern Tigers vs. North Carolina Central Eagles

The victor faces top-seeded Xavier in the West Regional. During their last five games, the Eagles have scored an average of 67.6 points per game (5.2 below their season average) and allowed an ave...

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2 shot during active shooter situation at Alabama hospital

2 shot during active shooter situation at Alabama hospital

WBRC FOX6 News reported the Metro Area Crime Center has declared the situation "under control" as of 7:45 p.m. UAB Highlands is a campus of UAB Hospital, which is part of the medical school at the ...

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House vote nears on GOP bill easing use of unproven drugs

House vote nears on GOP bill easing use of unproven drugs

According to the Examiner, right-to-try laws have been passed in 38 states, including in, where then-Governor Mike Pence signed one into law. Supporters say patients who've exhausted other treat...

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Ford Recalls 1.4 Million Cars for Loose Steering Wheels

Ford Recalls 1.4 Million Cars for Loose Steering Wheels

One person was injured. The affected vehicles will be fixed for free, of course, at local Ford and Lincoln dealers. Dealers will replace the steering wheel bolt with a longer bolt. Ford said it'...

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US Talks with Taliban Won't Bring 'Anything We Would Recognize as Peace'

US Talks with Taliban Won't Bring 'Anything We Would Recognize as Peace'

Referring to the increase in United States air strikes in Afghanistan, Trump said that the USA military commanders in Afghanistan have been given the necessary authority to use their power during ba...

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Ukraine deports ex-Georgian President Saakashvili to Poland

Ukraine deports ex-Georgian President Saakashvili to Poland

After falling out with Poroshenko, Saakashvili, who had been stripped of his passport, broke through the Ukrainian-Polish border with the help of his supporters last September. All this shows is how w...

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Northwestern campus shelter in place now restricted to Englehart Hall

Northwestern campus shelter in place now restricted to Englehart Hall

Evanston Police Commander Ryan Glew says the call was a "swatting" in which someone calls in a false report in the hopes in prompting a police department SWAT team to respond. "They had tables and cha...

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Trade War Fears Heat Up as Trump Eyes China

Trade War Fears Heat Up as Trump Eyes China

A source told Reuters that the tariffs could come "in the very near future" and could include up to 100 products, also outside of the tech sector. Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics,...

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Maran brothers walk free in telephone exchange case

Maran brothers walk free in telephone exchange case

According to The Times of India , the court said it was discharging all the seven accused from the case since there was "no prima facie evidence to prove the charges against them". It is also the c...

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Oklahoma Says It Will Use Nitrogen Gas in Executions

Oklahoma Says It Will Use Nitrogen Gas in Executions

Oklahoma officials said on Wednesday the state would resume executions using nitrogen gas, a move that would make it the first U.S. state to use the gas for capital punishment. When nitrogen gas was a...

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Trudeau continues steel tour with stops in Sault Ste. Marie, Regina

Trudeau continues steel tour with stops in Sault Ste. Marie, Regina

He spoke after a visit to a Rio Tinto Ltd facility in Quebec as he kicked off a tour this week of the nation's steel and aluminum regions. His comments came amid rising trade tensions in the wake of...

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SA govt criticises Australia's response to land debate

SA govt criticises Australia's response to land debate

The department of global relations and cooperation (Dirco) has slammed statements made by an Australian politician, who says his country is examining the fast-tracking of visas for white South African...

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UP, Bihar Bypolls: BJP Lost in All Three Lok Sabha Seats

UP, Bihar Bypolls: BJP Lost in All Three Lok Sabha Seats

In the Phulpur constituency, which was once represented by India's first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, SP candidate Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel defeated BJP candidate Kaushalendra Singh by...

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World Happiness Report 2018

World Happiness Report 2018

The annual reportexternal link for the year 2018 was published on Wednesday in the Vatican, by the UN's Sustainable Development Solutions Network . "These countries share a very similar level of GD...

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San Leandro HS locks down after threatening graffitti found

San Leandro HS locks down after threatening graffitti found

The disturbing discovery comes one the heels of #NationalWalkoutDay , in which thousands of students across the country walked out of their classroom to speak out to lawmakers in support of more eff...

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'US steel & aluminum tariffs are penny wise, pound foolish'

'US steel & aluminum tariffs are penny wise, pound foolish'

He was to also visit three Canadian steel cities this week to reassure workers. " We back the United States' right to do that". After pressure from allies , the USA has opened the way for more ...

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ACA writes Trump, urging him to reconsider steel, aluminum tariffs

ACA writes Trump, urging him to reconsider steel, aluminum tariffs

Trump later said he would temporarily exempt Canada and Mexico but tied that deal to NAFTA renegotiations. "The industry is not in decline in terms of output, so arguing that we need to put on tariffs...

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Fox News sued by family of dead Democratic employee

Fox News sued by family of dead Democratic employee

By Fox News's own admission, a retracted report last May about the deceased Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich was bad journalism. "And they published , republished, and publiciz...

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Stormy Daniels Starts Online Fundraiser for Trump Lawsuit

Stormy Daniels Starts Online Fundraiser for Trump Lawsuit

As of this writing, Stormy has already raised almost $13K for "attorneys' fees; out-of-pocket costs associated with the lawsuit, arbitration, and my right to speak openly; security expenses; and damag...

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BJP-Congress members exchange slaps and kicks

BJP-Congress members exchange slaps and kicks

The motions were put to vote by Speaker Rajendra Trivedi and passed by a majority vote. Madam wanted to know whether the government meant to table the report of the commission entrusted to investiga...

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Renewable energy deal is delayed - again

Renewable energy deal is delayed - again

The Ramaphosa government however announced that it will proceed with the signing as well as the other renewable projects and the Eskom cap would not apply. Despite the court being unable to raise a ...

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Facebook purges Britain First and jailed founders from site

Facebook purges Britain First and jailed founders from site

Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen , the leader and deputy leader of the groupm, have also had their pages removed, following their conviction for a campaign of harssment during a rape trial. "(But) the...

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Russell Westbrook becomes fourth player ever with 100 triple-doubles

Russell Westbrook becomes fourth player ever with 100 triple-doubles

So, to see that every time is always fantastic for me, and I never take it for granted", added Westbrook. Oklahoma City struggled in Atlanta on the second night of a back-to-back. He doesn't have to...

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Explosion kills 9 in northeast Pakistan

Explosion kills 9 in northeast Pakistan

While briefing the media, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Operations Wing, Dr Haider Ashraf said that police were target of the attack and two sub-inspectors and three constables embraced martyrdo...

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Turkish airstrikes kill 5 Syrian pro-government forces near Afrin

Turkish airstrikes kill 5 Syrian pro-government forces near Afrin

Turkey began drawing its military to the Syrian border in late June 2017. According to reports at the time, Russian Federation was informed shortly before the attack, so it could evacuate any personne...

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Reporter's eye roll causes trouble with Chinese censors

Reporter's eye roll causes trouble with Chinese censors

Financial journalist Liang Xiangyi found herself at the centre of the social media storm after she was caught on camera looking less than impressed at the long-winded inquiry by fellow reporter Zha...

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