• Brother demands CBI probe, sister opposes it
Brother demands CBI probe, sister opposes it

Gauri's sister Kavitha Lankesh, actor Prakash Rai, media advisor to the chief minister Dinesh Amin Mattu and Doddipalya Narasimha Murthy, president of the trust, will address the gathering. The SIT has asked for a month's time and is updating her and her mother about the probe's progress. Regarding reports that the investigation team had made a b...

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  • Paul Simon Announces
Paul Simon Announces "Farewell Performance"

A spokesperson for Simon could not be reached for comment about whether the BST show will be his final British performance or his last show ever. It's not the first time that Simon has hinted about retiring. Or am I just this person that was defined by what I did? "Paul, James and Bonnie all together on the Great Oak Stage has to be the show of t...

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  • Risking Jail, Iranian Women Protest Obligatory Headscarf
Risking Jail, Iranian Women Protest Obligatory Headscarf

Iran's clerically dominated authorities insist that women, even foreign visitors, must cover their head and hair in public with a scarf, known as the hijab. The young woman's resistance act coincided with the wave of protests that spread across the country in late December 2017. Many on social media applauded and encouraged these women for sta...

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  • Jury: Jakubowski found guilty of 3 criminal charges
Jury: Jakubowski found guilty of 3 criminal charges

Prior to being apprehended for that alleged theft and burglary, Jakubowski led authorities on a 10-day manhunt which attracted no small amount of national attention. During a conference with the judge, Jakubowski first said he refused to take an oath. Jakubowski is charged with three felonies including burglary and theft.

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  • Trump to Underline Maximum Pressure Strategy at State of Union Address
Trump to Underline Maximum Pressure Strategy at State of Union Address

Where can I watch it? . All major networks and cable news channels will carry the speech live. Will Melania be there? The couple's son Baron is not expected to attend. What will the speech be about? . One thing absent from the speech: the Russian Federation investigation hanging over the White House. Trump is expected to outline h...

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  • Dem asks EPA's Pruitt if Morocco is a 's---hole' country
Dem asks EPA's Pruitt if Morocco is a 's---hole' country

Toward Trump himself, Pruitt has been effusive, calling the Trump's announcement to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord " courageous ". When Campbell asserted that "everything that we loathe and detest about Barack Obama and the abuses of power, Donald Trump is the same thing - except he's our bully".

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  • Trump prepares for his first official State of the Union address
Trump prepares for his first official State of the Union address

David Perdue of Georgia. The White House said Sunday that the president would point to a robust economy and low unemployment during his first year and the benefits of a tax overhaul during Tuesday's address to Congress and the nation. His approval rating has hovered in the 30s for much of his presidency and at the close of 2017, just 3 in 10 Amer...

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  • Pope sends envoy on Chile sex abuse (3)
Pope sends envoy on Chile sex abuse (3)

Scicluna was the Vatican's long-time sex crimes prosecutor in the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, and was instrumental in finally bringing to justice the 20th century Catholic Church's most notorious pedophile, the Rev. "I acknowledge myself as a pessimist regarding the present situation of the Church in China, but my pessimism has a fo...

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  • Jack Harrison signs with Manchester City, loaned to Middlesbrough
Jack Harrison signs with Manchester City, loaned to Middlesbrough

Harrison has been signed on a three and a half year contract by the Citizens but will spend the rest of the 2017-18 campaign on loan to the English Championship club. Middlesbrough is now eighth in the Championship table, four points off sixth place and the last spot in the promotion playoffs. Man City's move for Harrison uses a similar tactic a...

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  • RNC wont return money from Steve Wynn yet, despite sexual harassment claims
RNC wont return money from Steve Wynn yet, despite sexual harassment claims

The remarks are the RNC's first response to mounting demands that it return all donations provided by Wynn, since the Wall Street Journal reported Friday on decades of sexual harassment claims against the billionaire casino mogul by women who worked for him.

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  • South African charity to stockpile water for dry Cape Town
South African charity to stockpile water for dry Cape Town

While it's not going to prevent Day Zero from happening, Studio H head Hannerie Visser tells Quartz that the current situation as an opportunity to plan for the future: "It's a fantastic springboard for us to start a conversation about challenges in the food system and to approach the water crisis from the standpoint of a solution".

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  • Swimming and Diving Recognized for Performance Outside of the Pool
Swimming and Diving Recognized for Performance Outside of the Pool

Both the Men's and Women's team at Providence received this distinguished award. Denison's men's team posted a combined grade point average of 3.39 and the women posted a 3.23 GPA in the fall semester. "I am very proud of the efforts our team gives in these areas on a daily basis, it is what makes being at Notre Dame even more special". To be c...

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  • Fox Run Management LLC Takes $579000 Position in American Tower Corp (AMT)
Fox Run Management LLC Takes $579000 Position in American Tower Corp (AMT)

American Tower Corporation (AMT) lost -0.55% to reach $144.33 in the previous trading session. The company was maintained on Wednesday, March 2 by Bernstein. Citigroup accumulated 3,965 shares. Bb&T Securities Lc holds 0.17% in The Priceline Group Inc. 2,236 are held by Great West Life Assurance Can. Boys Arnold Inc reported 3,087 shares.

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  • Freed Saudi prince's Kingdom Holding firm climbs 10 percent
Freed Saudi prince's Kingdom Holding firm climbs 10 percent

Dozens of princes, senior officials and top businessmen were detained and confined in the opulent Ritz-Carlton Riyadh as the government launched the purge in early November. "It is as if you were reading a book in a library and, suddenly, a false fire alarm goes off". The Saudi stock index was flat after an hour but rising stocks outnumbered lose...

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  • Elephant disregards border law, crosses from China to Laos
Elephant disregards border law, crosses from China to Laos

Border officers had sent two teams in order to warn nearby residents of the danger, however, the animal returned without incident. China's state broadcaster CCTV broadcast video showing it crossing the border. In the early hours on Saturday, the elephant took advantage of the dark to move from Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture of Yunnan Pro...

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  • House Intelligence Committee Votes to Release Memo
House Intelligence Committee Votes to Release Memo

Are we getting total transparency here? "But [I] can't really comment on the substance of the memo". Ryan (R-Wis.) said Nunes (R-Calif.) was following a well-established "process" when the committee voted Monday to release a GOP-drafted memo to the public, provided President Trump does not block their efforts within five days.

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  • UK Court of Appeal Reportedly Rules Bill on State Surveillance Program Unlawful
UK Court of Appeal Reportedly Rules Bill on State Surveillance Program Unlawful

The government has already been forced to admit that chunks of the Investigatory Powers Act are illegal, issuing a set of amendments it hoped would plaster over the faults and bring it into line. The judges declined to rule on the Home Office claim that the more rigorous "Watson safeguards" were not necessary for the use of bulk communications ...

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  • Civil Rights Groups Take On Betsy Devos Over Sexual Assault Policies
Civil Rights Groups Take On Betsy Devos Over Sexual Assault Policies

In addition, schools are either not responding to the fewer complaints or not taking action as quickly, according to the suit. Specifically, the lawsuit accuses DeVos and Jackson of believing "that many girls and women who report sexual harassment misunderstood a harmless romantic advance and that those who report sexual violence often are eith...

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  • Reserve Bank reassures South Africans over Capitec
Reserve Bank reassures South Africans over Capitec

At this point in time it would be necessary for the Reserve Bank to make some announcement about this - the financial soundness of Capitec Bank - so that we can understand what is going on. Capitec said it had only received the report at 0800 GMT on Tuesday and that Viceroy had not discussed any of its claims. "Viceroy is also trying to make profit...

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  • Perfect Sunday Weather; Cold Returns Soon!
Perfect Sunday Weather; Cold Returns Soon!

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with colder temps in the 30's. The low will be about 18 degrees with a 30 percent chance for snow. The cold air should be sufficient for much of the precipitation to be snow and could result in several inches of accumulation.

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  • FCC releases preliminary report into Hawaii's false missile alert
FCC releases preliminary report into Hawaii's false missile alert

The report finds that the false alert was not the result of a worker choosing the wrong alert by accident from a drop-down menu, but rather because the worker misunderstood a drill as a true emergency. The day shift warning officer received the alert on a mobile device a minute later. But the person who sent the alert told Hawaii officials in a sta...

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  • Saudi Prince Alwaleed relinquished most of his wealth for freedom
Saudi Prince Alwaleed relinquished most of his wealth for freedom

But it remains unclear whether the billionaire prince will be able to keep his fortune intact, because the conditions of his release have not been made public. In a secret 1996 cable published by WikiLeaks, a US diplomat in Riyadh reported that a handful of the most senior princes enriched themselves by skimming from "off-budget" programs that rece...

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  • Saudi official says all detainees in corruption probe released from Ritz
Saudi official says all detainees in corruption probe released from Ritz

Last week, the media reported that the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Riyadh will start receiving guests again next month. 'There are no longer any detainees left at the Ritz-Carlton, ' the official told Reuters , speaking on condition of anonymity under briefing rules.

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  • House Intel Committee Approves Release of Memo Allegedly Revealing DOJ Surveillance Abuses
House Intel Committee Approves Release of Memo Allegedly Revealing DOJ Surveillance Abuses

The explosive document reportedly contains evidence of widespread abuse of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act -commonly referred to as FISA- to spy on American citizens, including those with close ties to President Trump . She continued, "I've seen it". The memo could be released to the public by the end of the week. So depending on w...

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  • Old passports to continue, 'orange' jacket plan for ECR holders nixed
Old passports to continue, 'orange' jacket plan for ECR holders nixed

The decision was taken in a meeting chaired by external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday, the MEA said. According to an NDTV report , the foreign ministry said that it had been chose to continue with the current practice of printing the last page of the passport and not to issue a separate passport with an orange coloured jacket to ECR (...

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