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Global Media Mayor will be from Sena, Raut says, denies approaching Cong
Author: 0 Mayor will be from Sena, Raut says, denies approaching Cong

Right now various permutations and combinations are being worked out by both Sena and BJP to arrive at the magic figure of 114 required for ruling BMC. As the notes of the BJP's celebratory tutari (traditional trumpet) die down, the true import of its capture of eight of 10 major civic bodies in Maharashtra and its stunning showing in Mumbai will begin to sink in for the third most urbanised state in the country.

Author: 0 Winning ticket for $435 million Powerball jackpot sold in Indiana

Lottery officials estimate that the jackpot for Wednesday night's drawing has reached $403 million, making it the tenth largest in Powerball history. Powerball drawings are held every Wednesday and Saturday night just before 11 p.m. So, what should you do if you win the big prize? Rosebrough said the prize can be taken as a 30-year annuity or a one-time lump sum payment of about $263 million.

Author: 0 Chemical weapon VX Nerve Agent used to kill Kim Jong-un's half-brother

In addition to the two women, police arrested a North Korean man believed to be an IT worker at a Malaysian herbal supplements company. It is classified as a weapon of mass destruction by the United Nations. North Korea unsuccessfully tried to prevent an autopsy, accusing Malaysia of working with South Korean and other "hostile forces". Siti Aisyah, the Indonesian woman who is being held in Malaysia for poisoning Kim Jong-un's half-brother, Kim Jong-nam, in Kuala Lumpur airport last ...

Author: 0 VX Nerve Agent Detected in Kim Jong Nam Death Probe: Malaysian Police

Malaysian police have completed a sweep of the airport terminal where the exiled half-brother of North Korea's leader was attacked and say they found no trace of the nerve agent that was suspected to have been used to kill him. Hyon is one of seven North Koreans police want to question, including four who were at the airport at the time and are believed to have fled to their home country.

Global Media Trump is the enemy, not the media -- Patti Herman
Author: 0 Trump is the enemy, not the media -- Patti Herman

The objective was to discuss how to bring manufacturing back to the USA and create more domestic jobs, one of Trump's biggest promises in his campaign, in addition to building the wall with the Mexican border and strengthening the military.

Author: 0 DOJ Asks 9th Circuit to Halt Trump Travel Ban Proceedings

Miller indicated the revised order would apply to the same seven majority-Muslim countries - Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Sudan and Libya - as the previous order. Mr. Trump could craft an order that clearly exempts green-card holders - who have the best case to sue over the order - and he could also potentially exempt any current visa holders.

Global Media DHS looking for border wall ideas
Author: 0 DHS looking for border wall ideas

Mexico on Friday warned it would retaliate if the United States imposed a border, stressing that the country can afford to lose financial aid that might be redirected to pay for a border wall. Mexico's foreign minister, Luis Videgaray, met with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson today and publicly voiced the country's " irritation " with the White House's posture towards Mexico while calling the administration's deportation proposal a " legal impossibility ".

Author: 0 Xenophobia: Why Nigerians may attack South African companies in Nigeria - Fani-Kayode

Foreign missions in the country have been issuing warnings to people from their countries, urging them to keep safe in light of the protests. Such feelings are fuelled by some South African politicians and even by the Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini, whose unguarded utterances two years ago were blamed for sparking off a round of attacks on foreigners.

Author: 0 Japanese cult also used VX nerve gas

One of the women was identified as Indonesian, the other had a Vietnamese passport. Siti Aishah, an Indonesian national, told officials she was approached by someone who paid her 400 Malaysian ringgit, the equivalent of £70, to smear what she thought was "oil" on Kim Jong Nam's face.

Author: 0 Use of VX in Kim killing 'blatant violation' of treaty: Seoul

North Korea has denied involvement in Kim's death and has only acknowledged his identity as a citizen of North Korea, not the half-brother of its ruler. One of the suspects was sickened after the attack. Security cameras show the two women quickly walking away from Kim in opposite directions after putting the poison on his face.

Global Media Independent corporators extends support to Shiv Sena
Author: 0 Independent corporators extends support to Shiv Sena

The Nationalist Congress Party has earned an abysmal nine seats. Sena leader Anil Parab told media that "No talks are being held with the Congress". This result is a reflection that people have accepted our style of governance. After all, there are two more years to go before the 2019 polls. The underperforming Congress looks to be the kingmaker with 31 seats. Clearly therefore, the Shiv Sena and the BJP will continue to be joined at the hip, just like in the state government.

Global Media Zakhilwal hopeful on partial reopening of Pak-Afghan routes
Author: 0 Zakhilwal hopeful on partial reopening of Pak-Afghan routes

Sarhadi said trade volume between Pakistan and Afghanistan had come down to Rs1.5 billion that was up to Rs2.5 billion before the closure of the border. "In fact, formal trade and transit crossing points between our two countries, under no circumstances, should have been closed in the first place, both as per Afghanistan-Pakistan Trade and Transit Agreement and also Afghanistan's land-locked country transit right as per worldwide rules", the Afghan envoy said in the statement which was posted ...

Author: 0 Muslims Ask: Will Trump Condemn Anti-Muslim Attacks as He Did Anti-Semitism?

But that changed dramatically when Turx, who is visibly Jewish but describes himself as a "post-labelist millennial", stood up after Trump pointed to him, seeking a "friendly reporter". But Trump's willingness to use the phrase "radical Islamic terrorism " has pleased many conservatives, including Republican allies in Congress, who see it as evidence that Trump is serious about the war on terror.

Global Media Democrats facing re-election are skipping out on town halls
Author: 0 Democrats facing re-election are skipping out on town halls

Bernie Sanders of Vermont, Sen. Harrison's move comes days after New Hampshire Democratic Party chair Ray Buckley dropped out and endorsed Ellison . But with both Perez and Ellison within striking distance of the majority of the DNC's 447 voting members, Harrison's support could push Perez over the edge - and make Harrison the kingmaker.

Author: 0 8-year-old girl fatally shot after traffic accident

The incident began around 2:30 a.m. when a white vehicle that was possibly racing or being chased by another auto westbound on West Fuqua Sreet ran the red light, causing a black vehicle to slam into its side. The child was taken to the hospital after the shooting but later died, officers said. Each one of those bullets hit the back of my vehicle where my baby was.

Author: 0 Nigel Farage Calls For A 'Great Global Revolution'

He said that this will continue, with "very exciting elections coming up, in the Netherlands, in France, in Germany, possibly even in Italy". Greeted by a standing ovation at the Conservative Political Action Conference ( CPAC ) 2017 Friday, Farage, easily the most ardent and outspoken supporter of Brexit, expressed his excitement that Great Britain is finally moving towards becoming its own sovereign body.

Author: 0 Milo Yiannopoulos resigns from Breitbart following 'paedophile' comments

Simon & Schuster has cancelled the publication of Milo Yiannopoulos' book, and his fellow Breitbart employees have reportedly threatened to quit if he is not fired. Which prompts the question, is this the hard line when it comes to being "too offensive?" Watch Yiannopoulos' interview on Real Time above. "My own experiences as a victim led me to believe I could say anything I wanted to on this subject, no matter how outrageous", he said.

Author: 0 Turkey and rebel allies claim control of Syria's al-Bab

According to Mohammed al-Tawil, a leading Syrian opposition fighter north of al-Bab, a suicide attacker blew up his small pick-up truck outside a security office in Sousian village, about 8 kilometers (5 miles) north of al-Bab. Hours later, a second explosion was reported south of al-Bab, where two Turkish soldiers were killed, Turkey's military said. Many more were also wounded in the attack.

Global Media PM Modi accuses Congress govt for misleading people on Naga accord
Author: 0 PM Modi accuses Congress govt for misleading people on Naga accord

He said people should not vote for anyone who would "help conspirators from across the border". "If Gonda is not safe, will the nation be safe?" “Unity of Manipur, welfare of its people and development of the State is our only goal. "They wait for nod from SP bosses". While the BJP is charging the chief minister of orchestrating the blockade, the Congress has sought to corner the BJP, alleging that its central government favoured Naga groups and was reluctant to clear the blockade on the ...

Global Media Tom Perez elected new Democratic Party chairman
Author: 0 Tom Perez elected new Democratic Party chairman

So who is Tom Perez? In defeat, Ellison, who was an early supporter of Bernie Sanders' presidential run and has always been a liberal darling, asked the party to unify. The decision came after a contest which some viewed as a rehash of the 2016 presidential primary, with Perez garnering support from establishment figures like former Vice President Joe Biden and former Attorney General Eric Holder and Ellison representing the ascendant progressive wings of the Democratic Party.

Author: 0 New questions as cops say chemical weapon killed Kim Jong Nam

Malaysia's Royal Police Chief Khalid Abu Bakar (C) speaks next to a screen showing North Korean Hyon Kwang Song during a news conference regarding the apparent assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of the North Korean leader, at the Malaysian police headquarters in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia, February 22, 2017.

Global Media Kim Jong-nam killed by 'weapon of mass destruction'
Author: 0 Kim Jong-nam killed by 'weapon of mass destruction'

Toxicology reports coming from Malaysia indicated that he was attacked with a VX nerve agent, this is now classified as a weapon of mass destruction by the United Nations. The Korea Daily is wondering where Kim Jong-nam's son, Kim Han-sol, and his daughter and wife are hiding out. With each new twist in the case, worldwide speculation grows that Pyongyang dispatched a hit squad to Malaysia to kill the exiled older sibling of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Author: 0 South African justice commission urges restraint after xenophobic attacks

Amb. Lulu Mnguni, the High Commissioner of South Africa to Nigeria said that the attacks on Nigerians violated all the values that the country symbolises, especially the respect for human life, human rights and human dignity standing firmly against racism, xenophobia and sexism.

Author: 0 Left furious as Democrats opt for 'safe' leader

It's every other level that they suck at. "A prominent lawyer. told me that while he was a law student, Ellison approached her and said he could not respect her because she was a Jew and because she was a woman who should not be at a law school", Dershowitz claims in the column.

Global Media Naidu raps Chidambaram for Kashmir remarks
Author: 0 Naidu raps Chidambaram for Kashmir remarks

Mr Naidu held the earlier Congress rule responsible for the present volatile situation in Kashmir and said: "Congress leaders failed to contain the violence from escalating and are blaming NDA". "And are the terrorists right?" Jammu and Kashmir's Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Kumar Singh also criticised Chidambaram, saying his statement was "highly condemnable".

Global Media DNC narrowly elects Tom Perez as new chair
Author: 0 DNC narrowly elects Tom Perez as new chair

Good or bad, this will prove to be a big deal for the Democrats moving forward as they fight Donald Trump's agenda! Republicans occupy the White House, run both chambers of Congress and control about two-thirds of U.S. Ellison backed Sanders early in his primary race against Hillary Clinton, and was one of the first candidates to announce his bid for DNC chair. While as many as seven candidates entered the field at one point, Ellison and Perez were the only candidates to advance to a ...

Author: 0 French prosecutor asks magistrate to open probe on Fillon fake jobs allegations

Macron has been favourite to win the presidency since the Fillon scandal erupted last month. Fillon has denied any wrongdoing. Trump said Friday a new edict would be announced soon. By involving a magistrate in what had so far been a preliminary probe led by police, the prosecutor is putting more resources into the investigation.

Author: 0 Syria peace talks stumble over meeting format

Calling them Syrian mothers, wives and daughters, Mr.de Mistura said they were symbolic of everyone still missing "in this awful conflict". The Geneva talks come after ceasefire discussions in Astana, Kazakhstan, that were coordinated largely by Turkey, the opposition's closest state backer in the civil war, and Russian Federation, whose air power has supported Mr.

Global Media President Trump will not attend White House Correspondents' dinner
Author: 0 President Trump will not attend White House Correspondents' dinner

The announcement comes a day after Trump's spat with the media sharply escalated after he slammed the media in a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference. The correspondents' dinner began in 1920 and has usually included an appearance each year from the sitting president, including President Obama, George W.

Author: 0 Trump Seeks More Nukes, Claims US Has 'Fallen Behind'

US President Donald Trump on Thursday expressed a preference for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but again said he would be happy with any framework acceptable to the two sides, elaborating on comments he made last week at a joint press conference with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Author: 0 Kim Jong-Nam murder: Kuala Lumpur airport swept for chemicals

Kuala Lumpur has also demanded an interview with Hyon Kwang Song, a second secretary at the North Korean embassy, saying on Saturday that it will " issue an arrest warrant if he fails to turn up ". South Korean intelligence officials are plainly right to think the killing was a North Korean plot: No one else with access to the poison also had reason to off the guy.

Global Media Counting of votes today
Author: 0 Counting of votes today

The Sena sees its present struggle as a fight for its survival; many young leaders feel that acceding space to the BJP at this moment could cause huge harm to the party. Both the BJP and the Sena have emerged as winners with maximum seats. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has reasons to be happy. If the Shiv Sena shows an inclination, he can go the extra mile with an olive branch.

Global Media Triple Shooting in Kansas, One Victim Speaks Out
Author: 0 Triple Shooting in Kansas, One Victim Speaks Out

Thirty-two-year-old Alok Madasani told The New York Times Friday night that while at while at Austins Bar and Grill in Olathe, Kansas, Adam Purinton "asked us what visa are we now on and whether we are staying here illegally". Kuchibholta's widow, Sunayana Dumala, said she'd always been anxious by the violence and shootings she sees regularly cropping up in the news. "I was just doing what anyone should have done for any other human being", added Mr Grillot.

Author: 0 Pamela Anderson planning to campaign for men falsely accused of rape

According to Jezebel , Anderson-herself a survivor of sexual assault-has said that she wants to start speaking out for the unsung victims of rape: the men accused of committing it. The woman who Assange is accused of sexually assaulting has denied that she has asked the Swedish authorities to bring charges, and yet the UK, Swedish and USA governments continue to indicate that Assange will be arrested if he leaves the embassy.

Global Media The Consequences of Trump's New Deportation Rules
Author: 0 The Consequences of Trump's New Deportation Rules

That includes investigating and detaining undocumented immigrants for potential deportation proceedings. It seems that Donald Trump's call for mass deportations, which he issued in a blistering anti-immigration speech in September, was one of the campaign promises he meant literally, not figuratively.

Author: 0 VX nerve agent used in murder of Kim Jong-nam, Malaysia says

Malaysian officials have also warned they will issue an arrest warrant for North Korean diplomat Hyon Kwang Song if he refused to cooperate with the investigation. They also want to question the second secretary at the North Korean embassy, though he has diplomatic immunity, and are seeking two other North Koreans, including an employee at the state-owned airline Air Koryo, who are still believed to be in Malaysia.

Global Media Pentagon: Out With 'ISIL,' in With 'ISIS'
Author: 0 Pentagon: Out With 'ISIL,' in With 'ISIS'

The Baghdad-based commander on the ground, Army Lieutenant- General Stephen Townsend, has said he believes US-backed forces will recapture both of ISIS' major strongholds - the cities of Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria - within the next six months.

Author: 0 Sadiq Khan Comments On Nationalism Prompt Nicola Sturgeon To Retaliate

But the Mayor has come under pressure after the SNP called him out for his remarks. In a strong condemnation of the SNP's drive for a second referendum on independence, he will claim there is "no difference" between Scottish nationalism and "those who try to divide us on the basis of our background, race or religion".

Author: 0 Hundreds protest Netanyahu in Australia

Israel is loath to move further toward a two-state solution. What is a one-state solution? "Our trade is a $1 billion - it should be at least double or triple that and I'd like to encourage Australian and Israeli companies to increase their trade", Mr Netanyahu told the meeting.

Global Media Iran Plans To Buy Tons Of Kazakh Uranium Over 3 Years
Author: 0 Iran Plans To Buy Tons Of Kazakh Uranium Over 3 Years

Under the accord, Iran dramatically scaled back nuclear activities in order to put atomic weapons out of its reach - an aim Tehran always denied having - in exchange for the relief of crippling sanctions. Friday's report was the first to specify the size of the stock, since the papers published clarified what should be excluded. "As a whole, most of the report is similar to the previous one and has only the technical changes since the last report added to it", Najafi said.

Author: 0 Wayne Rooney urged to snub China transfer by Ronaldinho

Mourinho on Rooney: "He's fine, he's training with the team". Mourinho said that Rooney's future was in his own hands, in comments at his pre-match press conference that only fuelled the speculation. Rooney's absence on the teamsheet is the latest development in a quick-moving story that has left the England captain in a very precarious position.

Author: 0 The Chemical That Killed Kim Jong Un's Half-Brother Is Horrifying

The estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un was killed on Feb 13 at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 where he was about to board a flight to Macau. The North Koreans, who have strongly denied any involvement in the attack, have accused South Korea of convincing Malaysia to make up the incident to "besmirch" the Kim regime's reputation.

Author: 0 German spies target Daily News

For nearly two decades, Germany's foreign intelligence agency spied upon scores of foreign journalists around the world, according to a new report in Der Spiegel . Meanwhile, Merkel admitted on earlier this month that she did not know how closely Germany's spies cooperated with their USA counterparts until 2015, well after an uproar over reports of United States bugging of her cellphone.

Global Media Coutinho Believes Liverpool Are Ready For Leicester Test
Author: 0 Coutinho Believes Liverpool Are Ready For Leicester Test

The Reds travel to the King Power Stadium to face a side who have struggled this season to reproduce the form which secured them a sensational Premier League title triumph last term. "It's two weeks. That's not a real problem", the manager said, insisting that they had an "internal game" that acted like a "proper game" in Spain and "had sessions".