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President Uhuru to hold talks with Zuma

President Uhuru to hold talks with Zuma There was widespread local media speculation this week that Zuma's opponents in the ANC's newly elected 80-member national executive committee would raise a motion of no-confidence at its first meeting under new party leader Cyril Ramaphosa . [Full Article...]

Fodder scam case: Lalu moves Jharkhand High Court against conviction, seeks bail

Fodder scam case: Lalu moves Jharkhand High Court against conviction, seeks bail The other two cases are relating to fraudulent withdrawal of money Dumka and Doranda treasury, judgment in which is expected in February. He was on bail in the first case when he was convicted and sentenced in the second. The SDM also said that he had never spoken to the CBI judge. Thereafter, they had a fight with a neighbour and were booked. An FIR was filed against Mohan and Laxman in an al... [Full Article...]

GKN shares jump 26% after announcing rejected bid from Melrose

GKN shares jump 26% after announcing rejected bid from Melrose That helped the FTSE 100 rise 14 points to 7,778, up from yesterday's record closing high of 7,762. GKN said that it was accelerating plans to demerge its £4.2 billion annual revenue automotive business from its £3.4 billion aerospace operations after the unsolicited £7 billion takeover proposal from Melrose, a specialist in buying troubled engineering firms, shaking them up and selling th... [Full Article...]

Erdogan says Turkey won't be extraditing terrorists upon United States requests

Erdogan says Turkey won't be extraditing terrorists upon United States requests Violence in Idlib region has recently escalated, with Syrian government forces, supported by Russian Federation, trying to regain control of the rebel-held area. The Syria issue was discussed when Kosnett was summoned to the ministry, the source said. Turkey has accused the Syrian government of using the presence of the Nusra Front, which now fights under the banner of the Tahrir al-Sham allianc... [Full Article...]

Sainz Takes Stage Six Win, Benavides Takes Over Bikes Class Lead

Sainz Takes Stage Six Win, Benavides Takes Over Bikes Class Lead Kicking off from the Peruvian capital, Lima, the stage saw Adrian Metge finish in 23rd position, just ahead of teammate Joan Pedrero, who ended in 24th position. It was Barreda's second stage win at Dakar 2018 . I am going to attack as much as possible and make up some places. In the 5th stage, the organisers separated the route for the Quads/Bikes and Cars/Trucks. [Full Article...]

Peace talks at risk after ELN attack on Colombian military

Peace talks at risk after ELN attack on Colombian military The rebels carried out three bomb attacks in the early hours against the Cano Limon oil pipeline, which takes crude from the Cano Limon oilfield, operated by Occidental Petroleum Corp, to the Caribbean port of Covenas. The ELN also staged a grenade attack on a naval base in Arauca province, injuring two soldiers. The attacks threaten future negotiations for peace but the negotiator of the group ... [Full Article...]

Miller Hits CNN After Testy Interview: They Have 'Low Journalistic Standards'

In the book , Bannon tells Wolff that the decision by "the three senior campaign guys" to meet with the Russians without lawyers was "treasonous" and "unpatriotic". In his statement Sunday, Bannon praised Trump Jr.as "both a patriot and a good man". "I hope I expanded his thinking... but I think he probably would be where he is today without me as well", Spencer said, according to The Daily B... [Full Article...]

Trump suggests he's developed a positive relationship with Kim Jong

Trump suggests he's developed a positive relationship with Kim Jong Trump offered no details and asked whether he had spoken with Kim, said: "I don't want to comment on it". He said he probably has "very good relations" with Kim, stressing that he does indeed have "relationships with people". The images, taken on December 28, 2017 and revealed on Thursday by US-based website 38North, show that significant tunnel excavation activities were being carried out in t... [Full Article...]

Yemen's Houthis threaten to block Red Sea shipping lane

Yemen's Houthis threaten to block Red Sea shipping lane The Red Sea is a key shipping route for world trade that connects the Middle East to Europe via the Suez Canal. Samad said his movement was ready to give concessions in any political talks in order to stop the bloodshed. On Tuesday, the United Arab Emirates minister of state for foreign affairs, Anwar Gargash, said on Twitter the threats were another proof of "the terrorist nature of the Houthi mi... [Full Article...]

LFP suspends goal-line technology in France

LFP suspends goal-line technology in France The organisation has reported the issues to GoalControl, the company which supplies Ligue 1's goal-line tech. With the recent errors, LFP took the decision to suspend the technology. During Angers v Montpellier, the referee's watch was vibrated incorrectly by the technology even though there was no goal and thereafter, the referee chose to discard the use of technology completely in the second h... [Full Article...]

Ulfa-I, NDFB rebel leaders find place in 1st NRC draft

Ulfa-I, NDFB rebel leaders find place in 1st NRC draft Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday said all those excluded in the first National Register of Citizens draft should not worry as no one will be discriminated against on the basis of caste and community and will be given opportunities to prove citizenship. [Full Article...]

Brownback's $16.8 billion budget presented to lawmakers

Brownback's $16.8 billion budget presented to lawmakers The Kansas Supreme Court ruled this fall that schools are inadequately funded under the state constitution. She said the school funding piece rings hollow given the governor's bitter opposition to past spending increases for education. Some Republicans said the jump in school spending is too much, especially because the proposal only funds the first $200 million. "Six hundred million dollars is ... [Full Article...]

U.S. sees India an alternative hub for business to China

U.S. sees India an alternative hub for business to China He said that President Trump's poll slogan "America First" and PM Modi's flagship initiative " Make in India " are not incompatible. "It will increase our economic interactions and volume of trade, lead to collaboration on emerging technologies, and create jobs in both countries", he said. [Full Article...]

Hoyer calls Pelosi's 'five white guys' remark offensive

Former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi raised eyebrows within her own party on Thursday, drawing fire from top Democrats after she "offensively" referred to the bipartisan group of legislators tackling immigration reform as "white guys". [Full Article...]

Siddaramaiah's Defence On Comment On BJP, RSS: "Meant Hindutva Terror"

Siddaramaiah's Defence On Comment On BJP, RSS: He had said that there are terrorists in the BJP and RSS as well, when questioned about the PFI . On Monday, Siddaramaiah had mounted an offensive against Adityanath for daring him to ban cow-slaughter and asked, "I have reared cows, grazed them and even cleaned the dung". [Full Article...]

Watch ULA Kick Off 2018 With a Spy Satellite Launch

Watch ULA Kick Off 2018 With a Spy Satellite Launch The original launch date was Wednesday , but was pushed back until Thursday due to weather. The Southland could be treated to another interstellar light show Friday, thanks to a planned rocket launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base . This latest mission patch is part of a long tradition of just plainly weird patches that the NRO issues for each classified launch. Last weekend, a top secret ... [Full Article...]

Pune real estate sees prices drop for the first time

Pune real estate sees prices drop for the first time Real estate developers concentrated on completing existing projects, and as a result home launches in the second half of 2017 declined 23% compared to the same period in 2016, Knight Frank said . Pune took the biggest hit (7%) and Hyderabad posted the highest increase (3%) in prices. That's great news for homebuyers because average asking prices in the Chennai residential real estate market... [Full Article...]

NY City Councilmen Arrested as Immigrant Rights Leader Is Detained

NY City Councilmen Arrested as Immigrant Rights Leader Is Detained He also noted that Ragbir was detained by ICE officials and removed from Jacob K Javits Federal Building in lower Manhattan after a routine check-in with ICE officials. "He will remain in custody pending removal to Trinidad". "He has since exhausted his petitions and appeals through the immigration courts, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and the US District Court". [Full Article...]

State Department rolls out new global travel alert system

State Department rolls out new global travel alert system The Travel Advisories for each country replace previous Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts. Pakistan has been placed in Level 3 (reconsider travel) by the US State Department which advises its citizen to reconsider travel to the particular reason. [Full Article...]

MoneyGram and Ant Financial Call Off Merger, Citing Regulatory Concerns

MoneyGram and Ant Financial Call Off Merger, Citing Regulatory Concerns The deal, announced a year ago, had been submitted to CFIUS several times, but failed to allay its concerns about the security of United States customers' data. But the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, which decides whether a foreign investor can take control of a USA business, never granted approval of the deal. [Full Article...]


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