Dhinakaran, the sidelined AIADMK leader, polled 10,391 votes as against AIADMK's E Madhusudhanan (4,520). The counting of votes began at 8 am and thousands of supporters of all these parties gathered outside the counting centre in Chennai hours before the procedure commenced.
Saturday in the third floor of the New City Commercial Center (NCCC) mall, according to CNN Philippines. "Chance of survival is zero", Archbishop Romulo Valles, president of the Catholic Bishops'Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) quoted the president as saying.
Firemen battle a fire that rages at a shopping mall in the Philippines . The Davao City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office said the fire started around 9:40 a.m. Authorities have not provided a cause of the fire. Taken to hospital were Reggen Ombain, aged 20, Jireh Duterte, 28, Ednard Gumela, 21, Dexter Gonzaga, 27, Ereneo Sabas Jr, 23, and Jose Banilad, 46.
The mass protest took place shortly after Friday Prayer at Putra Mosque in Putrajaya and gathered almost 1,500 people from various political parties and civil society groups. In a press statement welcoming the adoption of the United Nations resolution, the Foreign Ministry said Malaysia continues to believe that a two-state solution, in which Palestinians and Israelis coexist peacefully based on the pre-1967 borders with East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine, "is the only viable solution ...
Highs this weekend will be in the upper 40s to low to mid 50s. The cold front brings rain throughout Friday with a slight chance of a thunderstorm. Christmas Day will see a mix of sun and clouds with highs in the upper 40s to low 50s. Anyone hoping to wake up to a blanket of snow outside their window on Christmas morning could get their wish after Met Eireann warned that Ireland could be hit with sleet and snow on December 25 with temperatures set to drop significantly in the coming ...
He said volunteers were digging through mud to try to recover bodies in the village of Dalama. The Philippines is pummelled by 20 major storms each year on average, many of them deadly. Tembin, known locally as Vinta, strengthened and picked up speed late Saturday, packing maximum sustained winds of 65 miles per hour and gusts of up to 90 mph.
Both sides have traditionally declared a cease fire to allow their combatants to take a break and return to their families during the holidays. The Communist Party of the Philippines on Wednesday called on its armed guerrilla wing, the New People's Army, to launch more offensives but did not indicate whether it would call for a holiday cease-fire.
Haley said the USA will not be told by any country "where we can put our embassy", and she criticized the "scandalous charge" that the USA was setting back peace with its recognition of Jerusalem . To pass, a resolution must have the support of nine members and no vetoes by the U.S., France, Britain, Russia or China. Russia's deputy United Nations ambassador, Vladimir Safronkov, said the issue of "moving as quickly as possible toward direct Israeli-Palestinian negotiations" is becoming ...
The better chance for snow looks north of I-70, but snow showers could drop south by Sunday morning. From 7 a.m. Friday until noon on Saturday , drivers in Franklin and Hampshire Counties should beware of slippery roads and limited visibility during this period.
South Florida is familiar with Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama, as it won the 2016 Birmingham Bowl in overtime over SC. Flowers, playing in his final college game, had an incredible second half. Shimonek was 32-59 passing for 416 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions. Two of Texas Tech's best weapons were on full display against South Florida.
McCabe's testimony may bolster the seven memos Comey wrote documenting his interactions with the President, including one conversation in which Trump reportedly asked him drop the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.
The pair have been best friends for nearly 30 years, but Matt had never married, while Michael is separated with two children. "We became very friendly after my second relationship broke up", Mr O'Sullivan, a father of three, told the Irish Mirror .
District Attorney Ed Marsico said a Capitol Police officer was driving on North Third Street when El-Mofty, who was driving in the opposite direction, fired multiple shots while the vehicles were in "close proximity". A man was killed by police after going on a shooting spree in Harrisburg, Pa., on Friday, firing at multiple police cars before he was shot, according to authorities.
And the scandal quickly spread overseas, to Ireland, Belgium, Chile, Australia and beyond. Spotlight star Mark Ruffalo commented on Law's death on Twitter on Wednesday. The Boston Globeexposed the extent of Law's involvement in the cover-up, and afterward, 58 priests - many of whom reported to Law as a direct superior - signed a letter urging him to resign.
Bonucci, who will come in as one of the club's top earners could be one of the first to be shown the exit door if they need to balance the books. Bonucci is ready to quit the San Siro, according to reports. The Blues eventually signed Antonio Rudiger after failing to secure the Italian's services. The Premier League champions won't be alone in pursuit of Bonucci though, with current league leaders Manchester City providing stiff competition.
The BJP on Friday made a decision to retain Vijay Rupani as Gujarat chief minister and Nitin Patel as his deputy, reflecting the continued dominance of party chief Amit Shah over the affairs of his home state. "There was no other names proposed", Jaitley said addressing media. While senior leader Jairam Thakur is said to be leading the race, party stalwart and former CM P.K.
The Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act (Senate Bill 164) would help prevent discrimination by prohibiting abortions on unborn babies who have or may have Down syndrome. A statement from the American Civil Liberties Union of OH on Friday said Kasich signed a "blatantly unconstitutional bill". "A diagnosis of Down syndrome for your unborn child can be devastating and life-changing".
This is the difference of mentality. "This is the difference in mindset, because Congress wants to implement across the country the mafia raj that Rahul Gandhi has inherited". He said that his government has recently received permission from the Centre to build an worldwide airport at Jewar near Greater Noida which will help in providing good connectivity.
Rescuers retrieved at least 36 bodies from the Slaog River. A man and his motorcycle are transported on a makeshift raft, after a bridge was destroyed by flash floods in Salvador, Lanao del Norte in southern Philippines , December 23, 2017.
The sun returns Saturday through Christmas Day ( Monday ) with highs reaching the low to mid-50s. More persistent rain will develop in northwestern coastal counties later this afternoon. "Snow continues to exit the bi-state to the east Saturday morning, leaving behind 1-2" of accumulation across the St. Louis metro area. The snow and chill weather could continue into St Stephen's day as Met Eireann says "a cold day is in store".
UNMISS is committed to supporting the peace process in line with its mandate through advancing reconciliation efforts, strengthening conflict resolution mechanisms, building national cohesion and engaging in regional and worldwide peace initiatives.
Shahid Choudhary, Deputy Commissioner, Rajouri, told The Hindu that at around 12:15 p.m. there was firing from across the LoC on an Army patrol in the Keri Battalion area. Lance Naik Gurmail Singh, 34, belonged to Amritsar in Punjab, and is survived by his wife and a daughter. Unconfirmed media reports suggested that the Pakistan Army , violating the ceasefire agreement, fired indiscriminately on the Indian posts without any provocation.
The Texas jobless rate improved for the seventh month in a row as November unemployment slipped to a record 3.8 percent, the Texas Workforce Commission said Friday. Construction jobs declined by 1,000, with the drop attributed to expected seasonal declines. Michael Pakko, chief economist at the Arkansas Economic Development Institute at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock said the November report was disappointing, with the household and payroll reports down for the period.
Catalonia's parliament has 135 seats, requiring 68 seats for a majority. Rajoy indicated that other separatist leaders who have been detained on suspicion of rebellion and other charges can not be released just because they won the election.
A charge sheet was filed against 38 persons on October 27, 1997. Please Wait while comments are loading. They still are villains for the biased, racist and caste-ist minds. The 2013 conviction had held both Lalu Yadav and Jagannath Mishra, along with others, guilty of fraudulent transfer of money from the government exchequer and falsification of records in connection with the Rs 900 crore fodder scam.
The former Manchester United manager was hired as a replacement for the struggling Slaven Bilic last month, with the 54-year-old handed a six-month contract until the end of the season to hopefully turn the Hammers season around. West Ham United: Adrian , Cresswell, Ogbonna, Reid, Collins, Zabaleta, Kouyate, Obiang, Ayew, Arnautovic, Hernandez. Things are very tight towards the bottom half of the Premier League and a win for either side would lift them clear of the dogfight for the time ...
Law arrived in Boston in 1984, a Harvard-educated advocate of social justice for immigrants and the poor. He broadly influenced Vatican appointments to American dioceses, helped set priorities for the nation's bishops and was favored by Pope John Paul II.
US leaders have also pressed North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies to increase their troop commitments to Afghanistan to help train and advise the Afghan forces and redouble the USA -led counterterrorism fight. Echoing Trump's accusations when he unveiled the new strategy, Pence had sharp words for Pakistan , which he said had provided safe haven to the Taliban and other groups for too long.
If someone wishes you a happy holiday, without mentioning Christmas, they're still hoping that you have a pleasant, joyful season. President Trump has repeatedly brought up his preference for saying 'Merry Christmas, ' over what he considers to be the more politically correct 'Happy Holidays.' He even promised on the campaign trail to bring back the Christmas greeting, saying Americans would say "Merry Christmas in every store".
London Fire Brigade's Clive Robinson explained: "The fire mainly affected the café and shop". The flames were near the children's petting zoo and meerkat enclosure but Zoo officials refused to say if any animals had been hurt. The zoo posted on Twitter, saying: "ZSL London Zoo is now dealing with an incident on site". 'It is not believed any animals are involved at this stage'.
They were bowled out for 121 in 28 overs, with Boult the main destroyer in topping New Zealand's bowling figures against the West Indies . Lockie Ferguson (3-17) removed Jason Mohammed (18) and Rovman Powell (0) with consecutive deliveries before Holder (13) was also gone.
Saudi Arabia said it shot down a ballistic missile on Tuesday over Riyadh fired from Yemen by Iran-backed Huthi rebels, who announced that the target was the official residence of King Salman. Col. Turki Al-Malki, spokesman of the Coalition, said the Saudi Royal Air Defense Forces detected at noon the missile. The missile attacks, which could further escalate the Saudi-led military campaign, underscore how the raging Yemen conflict is increasingly spilling across the border.
Major global stock indexes slipped yesterday in light pre-holiday trade, exacerbated by weakness in several blue-chip companies' shares, while Spanish bond yields rose after separatists won a Catalan election. But the pro-independence parties will probably think twice before trying an encore in declaring Catalonia's separation from Spain, given the sequence of events that was triggered in October.
They also confirmed they had begun talks to formalise the appointment of their new manager and hope to have Berizzo's replacement at the helm by the end of the Christmas holiday period. The former Argentine worldwide then missed four matches as he underwent surgery on a tumour with his assistant coach Ernesto Marcucci taking charge.
The board noted that White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has said Trump's businesses could benefit from the bill. The president also signed the legislation that funds the government through mid-January and provides $4 billion for a missile defense program.
The accident occurred in Dubi area in the state's Sawai Madhopur district, some 150 km from Rajasthan's capital Jaipur. Some reports have put the death toll as 32. The accident left 15 people injured. "Rescue operation is underway to find any survivors", Circle Officer Subhash Mishra said. Police have reached the sport to carry out rescue operations.
Tembin, packing maximum sustained winds of 80 km/h and gusts of up to 95 km/h was expected to bring heavy rains over Mindanao and the western province of Palawan until Christmas Eve, the weather bureau said. Sixty-four people were reported missing in floods and landslides, according to a tally of reports form officials and police. "Scattered to widespread moderate-heavy rains will prevail over Visayas (in the central Philippines ) and Mindanao within 24 hours", the PAGASA statement said, ...
This case RC 64A/96 is related to fraudulent withdrawal of around Rs 90 lakh from Deogarh treasury, in which Lalu, as well as Mishra, are accused. Lalu was earlier convicted and jailed in another fodder scam case on September 13, 2013. Among the 34 accused in the scam, 11 have already passed away during the course of the trial. On being asked about leadership crisis in his party in case the court finds him guilty, Mr Yadav said, "Workers of RJD will support Tejashwi Yadav in running the ...
On Dec. 16, plumes of smoke were seen along the coast with several spots of fire. Meanwhile, in Ventura County firefighters attacked a stubborn section of the blaze from the air because terrain near the agricultural city of Fillmore was too rugged to get ground crews in.
A new bout of strong winds had been forecast to accelerate to 50 miles per hour (80 km per hour) on Thursday morning, stoking extreme fire conditions again, but turned out to be less forceful than expected, authorities said. Incremental increases in burned acreage detected by daily aerial surveys since then have been largely due to controlled-burning operations conducted by firefighters to clear swaths of vegetation between the smoldering edges of the fire zone and populated areas.
Cops are now delving back into 50 suspicious deaths that occurred in the town of Biancavilla in eastern Sicily over a four year period ending in 2016. But the story came to light past year when a reformed mafioso turned informant told the satirical television programme Le Iene (the Hyenas) that the victims "did not die by the hand of God but for someone to earn €300".
Thursday. The statement said she was with 27-year-old Christopher Shawn Rider of Frankford and 21-year-old Charles Robert Krafft of White Sulphur Springs. He should be considered armed and unsafe. The group may be headed to California or Florida in a silver sedan. Investigators ask anybody with information about their whereabouts to call 911, the Greenbrier County Sheriff's Department at 304-647-6634 or West Virginia State Police.
Speaking on the occasion, Curtorim MLA Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco said, "The only reason for Parrikar to take anti-Goa and anti-Goenkar decision on Mhadei water is to win by all deceptive means the 2018 state assembly elections for BJP in Karnataka by maiming forever Goa's right connected to water security, ecology, and environment".
It further demands that all United Nations member states comply with Security Council resolutions regarding Jerusalem, and not recognize any actions or measures contrary to those resolutions. US permanent envoy to the U.N. Nikki Haley declared that the US will "take names" to shame those countries who oppose the US position on Jerusalem. "This achievement should be developed with the contribution of most of the world's countries to achieve the will of the global community to reach a ...
The proposed policy has received White House support and has been approved by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), according to three Department of Homeland Security officials and one White House official, who have been briefed on the proposal, as cited by The Times .
Paul's United Methodist Church , Main Street, West Valley, 10:45 a.m.; family service at 8 p.m. and candlelight service at 11 p.m. Sunday school will not be held again until the new year. - Grace Community Church, 310 E. 8th in Overbrook, 10 p.m. - St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 1821 S.W. 37th, candlelight service at 7 p.m. Immanuel United Church of Christ , 99 S.
They claim that Apple's iOS updates "were engineered to purposefully slow down or "throttle down" the performance speeds" of the iPhone 5 , iPhone 6 and iPhone 7 , the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting. Apple is facing at least two different lawsuits after admitting Wednesday that it slows down older iPhones , according to multiple reports .
After conducting the CWC meeting, the Congress president lashed out at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by saying whole architecture of BJP is all about lies. "At the national level we have seen how the 2G scam issue, possibly the biggest instrument used against our government, has turned out to be fake". So the idea, their model, is to come up with a lie, spread that lie, and just keep repeating that lie until people believe the lie, " he said.Seeking to counter the contention of Finance ...
At the Pentagon on Thursday, Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told reporters that any decisions on the sale of anti-tank and anti-aircraft weapons repeatedly requested by the Kiev government would come from the State Department. Following that announcement, the chairman of the Armed Services Committee, Sen. McCain, a Republican, urged Trump "to authorize additional sales of defensive lethal weapons, including anti-tank munitions, and to fully utilize security assistance funds provided ...
Expands the medical expense deduction for two years for filers meeting that threshold from 10% AGI to 7.5% AGI. The new bill significantly pares back deductions while abolishing personal exemptions. The tax plan mostly preserves a tax break for venture capitalists that had been in jeopardy. Now he gets a big new deduction and a lower tax rate.