Both the seats were held by Congress. In Gundlupet, late Karnataka minister Mahadeva Prasad's wife Gita Mahadeva is trying to retain the seat for the Congress. Mr Yeddyurappa too had a point to prove and it was evident as the Lingayat strongman camped in the two constituencies for almost a month of campaigning.
Officials from North Korea, including leader Kim Jong Un, have indicated that an intercontinental ballistic missile test or something similar could be coming. He said that China sticks to the target of the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula and that China is committed to peace and stability of the peninsula.
Xi told Trump on April 12 that China is intent on "safeguarding peace and stability on the peninsula, and advocates resolving problems through peaceful means", Chinese state broadcaster CCTV reported. I think he wants to help us with North Korea. All Xi has to do, Trump says, is to 'solve the Korean problem'. Euan Graham, director of the International Security Program at Sydney's Lowy Institute, said the Korean peninsula was the focus of a "game of chicken" between Trump and Kim - much to ...
The chief executive of United Airlines said the carrier will no longer ask police to remove passengers from full flights after the uproar over a man who was dragged off a plane by airport officers in Chicago. It continued to be the butt of jokes on social media, with even competing airlines such as Emirates and Royal Jordanian poking fun at the Chicago airline.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , D-Calif., also called for Spicer's resignation. "I sought people's forgiveness because I screwed up", he said in a subdued tone while seated next to Van Susteren. "The White House urgently needs a history teacher", he said, according to the Jerusalem Post . Spicer touched off a torrent of global criticism on Tuesday when he suggested Syrian President Bashar Assad had committed acts worse than Hitler.
Prosecutors said the explosive devices contained metal pins, one of which buried into a headrest on the vehicle. It said the explosive power was "up to 100 metres". UEFA said in a statement there had been no specific intelligence regarding any threat to Wednesday's matches. Watzke said in a statement on the club website: "The BVB family was always especially strong when it had to cope with hard situations".
Putin told reporters: "It reminds me of the events in 2003 when United States envoys to the Security Council were demonstrating what they said were chemical weapons found in Iraq". Turkey said it has concrete evidence that deadly sarin gas was used in the Idlib attacks and there should be measures to prevent the Syrian regime from using the chemical weapons they still have in stock.
Now, the controversial leader - whose followers once routinely chanted " death to America! " - is throwing his hat into the latest race to become Iran's president once again, a polarizing last minute move before the country's May 19 election.
In a letter seen by The Associated Press , the soccer federations from the United States, Canada and Mexico asked FIFA to consider their request next month in Bahrain at its annual congress. In that time there have been three tournaments in Europe, two in Asia, and one each in Africa and South America. The U.S. hosted the 1994 World Cup , setting records for total and average attendance that still stand to this day, despite subsequent tournaments having more teams and thus more games.
The 10 April announcement by the three CONCACAF member nations was made at One World Observatory in NY on the 102nd and top floors of the One World Trade Center, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. Mexico , of course, has the experience of having hosted two World Cups (1970 and 1986), with both finals being held at the Estadio Azteca in Mexico City.
Park has denied wrongdoing but publicly apologized several times for carelessness in her ties with Choi, who has also denied the accusations against herself. "Major crimes have been ascertained and there is a concern that the suspect might attempt to destroy evidence", Judge Kang Bu-young said in a text message to reporters.
Meanwhile, we are focused on the Defeat ISIS campaign, which remains our primary mission, ? "But what we did not see is a coherent policy on how we're going to deal with the civil war and also deal with ISIS". Syria has given a murky account of what happened, but denies deliberately carrying out a chemical attack and blames "terrorist groups" for the deaths.
But Mr Trump has continued his tough talk towards the isolated nation, boasting of the "very powerful" fleet of United States warships and submarines now headed for the region in an interview on USA television Wednesday morning. One Pyongyang resident told CNN, "we're at the brink of war, but if that happens, we'll all go to the front lines to fight the Americans". Pre-emptive strikes on North Korea are not a priority or an objective for the new administration, according to a senior USA ...
The president has also persistently pushed for member countries to shoulder their fair share to the defense organization. Trump said it was "certainly possible" that Russia President Vladimir Putin knew about the attack, blamed on Assad, indicating Russian officials were present at the source airbase, which Trump later bombed.
On Tuesday, the Washington Post reported through unnamed sources that, last July, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department convinced the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance (FISA) Court that there was probable cause to believe Page had acted as an agent for Russian Federation and " knowingly engaged in clandestine intelligence activities on behalf of Moscow ".
Xi told Trump that China insists on peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula and wants to find a solution to the problem through peaceful means. The Japanese Navy is to conduct a joint military exercise soon with a US aircraft carrier amid growing tensions over North Korea's nuclear missile programme, Japan's Defence Ministry said on Wednesday.
Speaking at a press conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in the capital Moscow, Tillerson said Bashar al-Assad's regime in Syria has used chemical weapons more than 50 times. On the even of the Tillerson-Lavrov meeting, the White House compared Assad's tactics to those of World War II Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler, sparking widespread criticism for apparently ignoring the Holocaust.
Last week , Rubio said it was no coincidence a chemical weapons attack in Syria came after Tillerson made comments suggesting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could remain in power. Mr Wood, who represents Dudley South, said: "We have a real duty to do everything we can to protect civilians from these monstrous chemical attacks that Assad is launching".
Mr Trump informed South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo Ahn in a telephone call yesterday of his summit discussion with Mr Xi. Trump and Xi agreed to increase cooperation and work with the worldwide community to convince North Korea to peacefully resolve the issue and dismantle its illegal nuclear and missile programmes, he said, adding that the two sides had a candid discussion on regional and maritime security.
House Democratic Whip Steny H Hoyer said Spicer's remarks were "indicative of the extraordinary lack of knowledge, perspective, and sensitivity that the Trump administration has brought to Washington ". After the briefing, Spicer emailed a statement to reporters: "In no way was I trying to lessen the horrendous nature of the Holocaust. Any attack on innocent people is reprehensible and inexcusable".
But Haley reiterated her statements about further actions in Syria in her interview with Tapper. In a significant shift from the White House's stance on the Syrian president - just a week ago the Trump administration acknowledged the "political reality" of Assad remaining in power - Ms Haley said that Mr Assad must go.
As events shift, the United States will continue to evaluate its strategic options and opportunities to de-escalate violence across Syria. But any such expectations have crashed into reality amid the nasty back-and-forth over Syria and ongoing US investigations into Russia's alleged interference in America's USA presidential election.
As a candidate, Trump decried USA interventions in the Middle East and promoted a strategy that would focus on fighting Daesh, not on Syria. Another U.S. The Russian leader added, "It reminds me of the events in 2003 when USA envoys to the [U.N.] Security Council were demonstrating what they [erroneously] said were chemical weapons found in Iraq".
Director James Wan is now finishing the pre-production stage on his DC Comic movie debut, which will mark the third appearance of Jason Momoa as the titular character. Dolph Lundgren is making his return to studio movies by diving deep into the world of comic book films. Aquaman is set to start production this May with a theatrical release of December 21, 2018 .
No one in the world of worldwide relations seemed to have heard of him; even among expats in Moscow, where Mr Page spent a few years with Merrill Lynch before starting his own energy consultancy, he was scarcely remembered. Though FISA warrants are hard to obtain and numerous judges on the court are Republican appointees , Page went even further, comparing his situation to the FBI's surveillance of Martin Luther King Jr.
Even if he hangs on, his authority has been dramatically undercut - a White House staffer is only powerful if others in the administration and outside it believe he is speaking for the president. Maybe I need to revisit that prediction that Bannon will survive the expected "100 days" purge. "This campaign of anti-Semitism has been driven by white supremacists and anti-Semites and has all the hallmarks of classic Jewish conspiracy theories, ' the ADL wrote in a blog post".
Adding further fuel to rising tensions: the White House's move to circulate declassified US intelligence accusing Moscow of aiding Assad's government in covering up a gruesome, nerve gas attack that killed more than 80 people. On Tuesday, the White House spokesman, Sean Spicer said that the Syrian leader's departure is a necessary, long-term goal. His top diplomat offered a similarly grim assessment from the other side of the globe after meeting with Vladimir Putin in Moscow.
Ahmadinejad made the comments at a Wednesday news conference after stunning election officials by registering. Ahmadinejad had also said he would submit to the advice and had "no plans to partake in the polls". The election on 19 May is being seen by many in Iran as a referendum on the 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers and its ability to improve the country's sanctions-hobbled economy.
The civilians were killed when security forces opened fire on a group of such protesters in Dalwan village in Budgam district. Shops, businesses, and educational institutions remain closed in Indian occupied Kashmir on a strike call given by the joint Hurriyat leadership to protest the killing of twelve civilians by the government prior to a weekend by-election , officials said.
Aam Aadmi Party accepts defeat in Rajouri Garden bypolls. AAP's Harjeet Singh, Congress' Meenakshi Chandela, and BJP-SAD's Manjinder Singh Sirsa are in the fray for the seat. Kushwaha in a murder case and the BJP surprised observers by pitting his wife Shobha Rani as its candidate against Congress veteran Banwari Lal Sharma.
Zuma has won the day after a special extended ANC National Working Committee meeting rejected calls for him to step down. Zuma's critics maintain that his removal of the well-respected Gordhan shows that he is more interested in doing the bidding of his cronies than providing the political stability South Africa's weak economy needs to retain investment and jobs.
Top officials from the National Security Council Secretariat and the ministries of external and home affairs have been tasked with formulating India's response, said sources. MPs across party lines said they wholeheartedly support the government on the issue. Speaking in Rajya Sabha External affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj strongly condemned Pakistan's act.
The Cabinet also agreed that anti-Romeo squads, who are meant to target men who harass women, are doing great work. Meanwhile, SAD said that the loan waiver promise should not be linked with the demand for a Central package and the state government was finding escape routes to run away from its promise on loan waiver.
This we do know: In December, Pakistan's de-facto foreign minister, Sartaj Aziz, had said there was "insufficient evidence" in the Jadhav case; the country had promised to issue a dossier once it was available. India has also reportedly decided against the release of 12 Pakistani prisoners who were cleared to return home on Wednesday. Jadhav was not tried and sentenced by an ordinary Pakistani court but by a military court more than a year after his arrest in Balochistan on charges of ...
President Trump on Wednesday flipped to new positions on four different policy issues, backing off of repeated campaign promises. Trump, who spoke with Xi Tuesday night, discussed the call at a joint press conference Wednesday with Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (yehnz STOHL'-tehn-burg) of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.
The Indian media also reported that the address mentioned at Kulbhushan Jadhav's passport was also incomplete. Replying to the issue in the Lok Sabha during the Question Hour yesterday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh asserted that the government will do whatever is possible to give justice to Jadhav.
According to Fox News, Heraclio Osorio-Arellanes was apprehended by a joint U.S. -Mexico law enforcement task force that included the Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. "The extradition process kicks into effect now, and we'll be coordinating with the Mexican government to have him extradited to the U.S.as soon as possible".
South Korea's acting president, Hwang Kyo-ahn, has warned of "greater provocations" by North Korea and ordered the military to intensify monitoring. "Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program is intended for securing the regime, however, it is reaching a tipping point".
Although support is up, almost half of Green Party supporters say they might change their minds about which party to give their votes. "... That gridlock is the worst gridlock in B.C. "You don't create jobs by saying, 'No, ' to everything". The BC Liberals' and BC NDP's plans to remove or cap bridge tolls in the Lower Mainland if elected will do nothing to ease gridlock.
The bull shark, now "the talk of the town" in Ayr, gave local authorities the ideal opportunity to warn people to stay out of swollen creeks and rivers. These photos capture some of the moments from the days of devastation. The severe weather washed away roads and brought down trees. The military has mobilised 1,300 soldiers for the clean-up, with helicopters and planes deploying to restore infrastructure and supply emergency food, water and fuel.
But a new analysis from the government shows a majority of selective school places go to more affluent families. The government's impending education white paper is expected to set out how ministers will enact their plan to open new grammar schools and encourage existing selective institutions to sponsor non-selective schools.
It also alleges the city lost more than $100 million in net proceeds and calls on the defendants to give up the $550 million dollar relocation fee and any profits made from the alleged illegal move along with punitive damages. Believe me, nobody would be happier than me to announce a long-term agreement to keep the team in St. Louis . The Los Angeles Rams in an expected move on Wednesday made a decision to pick up the fifth-year option on defensive tackle Aaron Donald that will ...
Juventus have registered an emphatic 3-0 victory over Barcelona in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final in Turin, courtesy of a double from Paulo Dybala. He praised his side for what he described as their "lethal performance" against Barcelona , which has put them within sight of a place in the Champions League semifinals.
When she brought it up, instead of getting an apology and being done with it, what ensued was a season-long back and forth of whether or not PK had actually looked on goal or Erika was actually trying to seduce him. Kim makes it clear that she will no longer tolerate Rinna using her as a storyline but reveals that Lisa now has new co-star she's targeting. A fan pointed out that Erika's dress looked familiar, writing: "Watching Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.twinsies?", and tagging ...
Conditions are expected to be so hazardous, the MetService is advising people to seriously consider altering Easter travel plans and not to "take any chances". Drive slowly, especially in areas prone to slips or flooding and in the dark. It is reminding motorists to drive to the conditions and not to drive through flood waters.
AUSINDEX, bilateral maritime exercise, first held in the Bay of Bengal in 2015, will be again held off the Western Australia in 2018. He was speaking at the 4th Australia India Skill Conference 2017 held in conjunction with visit of Prime Minister of Australia to India.
Trump and Hwang held a 20-minute phone conversation starting at 7:20 a.m. on Saturday in Seoul, after the US president wrapped up a two-day summit with Chinese President Xi on Friday. "I think there's a shared view and no disagreement as to how unsafe the situation has become", Tillerson added on CBS' "Face the Nation" about North Korea.
According to media reports, an Indian official also repeatedly made inappropriate comments regarding China and the border dispute. China is opposed to the Nobel laureate's visit to Arunachal Pradesh, particularly to Tawang, which happens to be the birth place of the sixth Dalai Lama in 1683.
Airstrikes by Iraqi Air Force and US-led global coalition forces have been vital to the months-long operation to retake Mosul from IS. Iraqi forces backed by the USA -led coalition, have been locked in a fight to retake Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, for over a year.
After such a spell of dry weather, a wildfire risk can quickly develop in areas where flammable vegetation such as grasses, gorse and heather are present, he said. The ceremonies were held during Wildfire Awareness Week for the state. Come April, come May, June and July lightning is going to hit this state hard as it always does every year.