• Pictorial warnings on Tobacco products: Supreme Court stays Karnataka HC judgment
Pictorial warnings on Tobacco products: Supreme Court stays Karnataka HC judgment

A Bench led by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said it is mild to say that tobacco consumption and use causes "deterioration of health". The apex court further listed the matter to be heard on March 12 for final disposal. The 2014 Rules mandate printing of specified health warnings covering 85 per cent of the principal display area of the products'...

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  • Centre requests Supreme Court to withdraw national anthem in movie halls order
Centre requests Supreme Court to withdraw national anthem in movie halls order

In November 2016, the Supreme Court had issued an interim order to all cinemas to play the National Anthem before the screening of a film "in order to imbibe the love of the motherland". Later, however, while hearing a petition by a film society challenging the November 2016 order, a three-judge bench had questioned the order. The court had a...

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  • Massive fire engulfs London paint factory
Massive fire engulfs London paint factory

The call came in at 9.21pm (10.21am NZ time) and roads were closed around the factory, on Waterloo Rd, by London's North Circular. @LondonFire are dealing with a serious fire. If you're in the local area please shut your doors & windows. There are no reports of injuries. One tweeted: "What on earth is this? Looks like a warehouse or something...

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  • Escaped Enfield prisoner may have stowed away under vehicle, officials say
Escaped Enfield prisoner may have stowed away under vehicle, officials say

Police said that 25-year-old Jerry Mercado was last seen at 10:20 a.m. Sunday. "Mercado, of Hartford , is a Hispanic man who is roughly 5'4" tall and weighs about 137 pounds. Enfield police have extra patrols on the roads, but they need your help. Residents told FOX61 they received an automated phone call about the incident.

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  • Pakistan, US and terror
Pakistan, US and terror

The official added Trump has suspended the aid after no promising results were reported to him despite four months of high-level engagement with Pakistan. Officials have long contended that Pakistan is playing a double game in Afghanistan due to Islamabad's ties to the Taliban's Haqqani network, which has carried out several major attacks on Afgh...

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  • Seoul set to keep deal on comfort women
Seoul set to keep deal on comfort women

Lee Do-hoon, special representative for the Korean Peninsula peace and security affairs, will visit Washington from Wednesday to Friday. Lee Do-hoon (L), the special representative for Korean Peninsula peace and security affairs, shakes hands with Kong Xuanyou, China's assistant foreign minister, before their meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Af...

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  • SCOTUS Declines To Hear 2 Cases Tied To Religion, LGBTQ Rights
SCOTUS Declines To Hear 2 Cases Tied To Religion, LGBTQ Rights

Like many other states , MS already has laws that allow employers and landlords to deny LGBT people, so having this law overturned would have been a first step in combatting the state's open discrimination. The court in that case has yet to render a decision, which is expected in June. In a similar vein, the justices are now resolving a case fro...

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  • Fallen Pierce County deputy lived in Yelm and had Grays Harbor ties
Fallen Pierce County deputy lived in Yelm and had Grays Harbor ties

McCartney, a three year veteran of the sheriff's office and a Navy veteran, was shot Sunday evening while responding to a burglary in Frederickson, Washington. Pierce County Sheriff's Department set up tipline for any information about the fatal shooting of Deputy McCartney. Troyer said the fugitive is unsafe and advised residents in the area to ...

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  • House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Ed Royce won't seek re-election
House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Ed Royce won't seek re-election

If Republicans maintain control of the House in the November elections, Representative Michael McCaul, a foreign affairs committee member who is now chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, is seen as a possible new leader of the foreign affairs panel, congressional aides said.

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  • Moments After Midnight: Same Sex Couples Marry In Australia
Moments After Midnight: Same Sex Couples Marry In Australia

Today's the day! A month ago marriage equality officially became Australian law. The couple Wednesday shortly after midnight in an intimate country ceremony attended by 50 of their closest family and friends at Summergrove Estate at Carool in the New South Wales Northern Rivers Hinterland.

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  • Two children among 4 dead in Oshawa house fire
Two children among 4 dead in Oshawa house fire

Oshawa Fire Chief Derrick Clark said there was heavy fire and smoke at the scene, and that there were some reports of explosions being heard. Clark said firefighters were surrounded by flames "at all times" as they made their way to the upper level and initially had to retreat.

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  • Dennis Kucinich files paperwork for potential gubernatorial run
Dennis Kucinich files paperwork for potential gubernatorial run

The Republican field for governor includes Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor and U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci. Kucinich joins Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, former U.S. Kucinich would be a high-profile candidate, but it's uncertain what his chances are on the Democratic ticket. Kucinich, who was mayor of Cleveland and then served eight...

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  • Nitish receives award for probity in public life
Nitish receives award for probity in public life

Terming the vision of Sayeed as imperative for peace and prosperity of the state, she said her father couldn't get much time to realise his dream of resolving the Kashmir conflict and making peace permanent in the state. He said the daily wages of the labour class have been guaranteed with a major hike, the first in the last many years. Minister ...

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  • Kansas State Representative Defends Prohibition, Goes Full Racist
Kansas State Representative Defends Prohibition, Goes Full Racist

After the event, The Garden City Telegram followed up with Alford to see if he stood by his comments. He also said he spoke to Alford after the meeting. Several of Alford's fellow lawmakers were stunned by the comments, according to the Capital-Journal. "I'm about as far from being a racist as I can get".

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  • Tesla again delays target for ramping up Model 3 output
Tesla again delays target for ramping up Model 3 output

For as revolutionary and forward-thinking as Tesla's vehicles are, one of the smartest things Tesla did to boost EV adaptation was the rollout of an all-encompassing network of Supercharger stations. In the company's delivery report for the fourth quarter of the year, that goal was pushed to the end of the second quarter of this year. Though ther...

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  • Perdue Sets Stage for Trump Speech on Rural Development
Perdue Sets Stage for Trump Speech on Rural Development

The Trump administration's agriculture secretary sought to reassure farmers anxious Monday over the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement . "The closer the USA and Canada work together to address common challenges, the more we can grow our economies", he said. Canada-United States trade supports millions of middle class jobs on b...

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  • Coachella 2018 Still No-Go on Weed Even Though Cali Says Yes
Coachella 2018 Still No-Go on Weed Even Though Cali Says Yes

Despite the newly minted marijuana legalization that went into effect on January 1 in the state of California, Coachella remains staunch on its anti-marijuana policy for the festival. "Even in 2018 and beyond". However, festival promoter Goldenvoice is allowed to determine specificities regarding the event and its grounds. "[For example, ] you ha...

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  • How Donald Trump spends his three hours of
How Donald Trump spends his three hours of "executive time" every morning

Unless he is traveling, the president's schedule includes a solid chunk of " executive time " between 8 am and 11 am, and then more of it through the day. McMaster. By comparison, former President Barack Obama would arrive in the Oval Office between 9am and 10am after a morning workout. According to the schedule, Trump's typical day begins ...

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  • Mom, boyfriend sought in burning, beating death of 4-year-old girl
Mom, boyfriend sought in burning, beating death of 4-year-old girl

Diaz and Fields are believed to be driving a 2002 Chevy Cavalier with a MI license plate that reads "DTR 1854". The medical examiner found evidence on the girl's body of multiple traumatic injuries, as well as signs of battered child syndrome - multiple injuries, multiple sites and multiple ages, according to local police.

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  • United Nations envoy says no change in USA position on North Korea talks
United Nations envoy says no change in USA position on North Korea talks

Kim accepted Moon's proposal. But US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said that there was "no turnaround" in the US stance, reiterating that the North must stop nuclear tests for talks with Washington. Yonhap News Agency reported Monday, citing a South Korean government source, that Seoul will not demand the deal be renegotiated or to...

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  • President ties border wall to DACA deal
President ties border wall to DACA deal

Schumer did not close the door on more money for some types of border security, although he said lawmakers would also have to provide legal protections for the children of immigrants who entered the country illegally. If Republicans continue to pile on demands, then Democrats will insist on more concessions than just Dreamer legislation, he add...

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  • Angela Merkel hopeful of breakthrough in coalition talks
Angela Merkel hopeful of breakthrough in coalition talks

Tough bargaining will be required on spending and immigration if Martin Schulz's party is to rejoin the coalition which governed from 2013 until an indecisive election a year ago. Another poll published by public broadcaster ARD found that only 45 percent of Germans view a new grand coalition positively, while 52 percent considered this a bad o...

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  • Major tech groups to join legal fight against FCC over net neutrality
Major tech groups to join legal fight against FCC over net neutrality

The FCC voted on December 14 to overturn Obama-era net neutrality rules that prohibit internet service providers from controlling the loading speeds for certain websites. The legal challenge has particularly been supported by Netflix, whose data-heavy video streams could face extra charges by internet service providers, also said it would suppo...

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  • Donald Trump 'starts his official work day at 11am', leaked schedules reveal
Donald Trump 'starts his official work day at 11am', leaked schedules reveal

He then has " Executive Time " for an hour followed by an hour lunch in the private dining room. President Trump's schedule has been steadily shrinking over his year in office and it now includes a lot of "Executive Time ", which is often code for watching TV and using Twitter in his residence, according to Jonathan Swan at Axios , who sa...

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  • Assassin's Creed Origins Adds Free Update And Premium DLC This Month
Assassin's Creed Origins Adds Free Update And Premium DLC This Month

In addition to those new features, players will be able to take on two past deities in case they missed them during their initial Trials of the Gods appearances. Information regarding the plot in The Hidden Ones is sparse, with Ubisoft simply stating that "Bayek and the Assassins will clash with the Romans, who occupy an all-new region in the...

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