• Rahul Gandhi to address public meeting in poll-bound Tripura today
Rahul Gandhi to address public meeting in poll-bound Tripura today

Manik Sarkar is the longest serving Chief Minister of any state followed by late Jyoti Basu, who was at the helm in West Bengal. The election in Charilam Assembly constituency (in western Tripura's Sepahijala district), reserved for the tribals, was earlier scheduled to be held on February 18 along with 59 other Assembly constituencies across t...

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  • Obama on Florida shooting: We are grieving, 'but we are not powerless'
Obama on Florida shooting: We are grieving, 'but we are not powerless'

Florida Senator Bill Nelson asked CNN , "Are we coming to expect these mass shootings as a kind of routine matter?" "Let me just note once again for my colleagues that this happens nowhere else other than the United States of America, this epidemic of mass slaughter, this scourge of school shooting after school shooting ", Murphy said .

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  • White nationalist leader says Florida school shooting suspect belonged to group
White nationalist leader says Florida school shooting suspect belonged to group

Another student told ABC News that before Cruz was expelled from the school he was barred from carrying a backpack on campus. When cops arrived, he ditched his bullet-proof vest and his AR-15 to blend in with the crowd. Even so, Hunter's father, Jason Frybergh, says he thinks it is too late for new gun restrictions to work. He is also believe...

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  • Olympic gestures open door for US, North Korea talks
Olympic gestures open door for US, North Korea talks

Kim Jong Un met the delegation on Monday after it returned to Pyongyang , the official KCNA news agency reported . His remarks follow widespread criticism of his failure to engage with a high-level North Korean delegation at the opening of South Korea's Winter Olympics at the weekend.

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  • Senate Rejects All Immigration Proposals
Senate Rejects All Immigration Proposals

Although the protections under the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program are due to start expiring on March 5, federal judges have blocked that from taking effect amid litigation. The Senate on Thursday killed a bipartisan bill that would have cracked down on sanctuary cities, as the long-awaited immigration floor fight tu...

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  • Pariksha Pe Charcha: PM Modi's tips to students, parents ahead of exams
Pariksha Pe Charcha: PM Modi's tips to students, parents ahead of exams

In his last Mann Ki Baat, PM Modi had asked students to share their thoughts and worries related to examination on MyGov app. Students were asked to share their queries using the hashtag #ExamWarriors. He also said students usually worship Goddess Saraswati, who is considered to be the goddess of knowledge. PM Modi suggested Yoga as a means of re...

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  • Stocks to Watch For: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN), Wells Fargo & Company
Stocks to Watch For: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN), Wells Fargo & Company

Wells Fargo & Co now has $292.64B valuation. The stock increased 0.46% or $0.275 during the last trading session, reaching $59.825. About 13,210 shares traded. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt System stated it has 74,277 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D owns 482,500 shares or 0.46% ...

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  • South Africa Declares Gupta Brother
South Africa Declares Gupta Brother "Fugitive From Justice"

He said the issue of corruption and mismanagement is on "our radar screen" and that one of his first aims is to meet rival party leaders so that "we can try and find a way of working together". So we will wait and see. In a day of high drama, police on Wednesday morning raided the Johannesburg home of the Gupta business family , which ...

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  • Heavily Jewish Parkland Was Florida's 'Safest City' - Until School Gunman Struck
Heavily Jewish Parkland Was Florida's 'Safest City' - Until School Gunman Struck

It has shocked the local community in Parkland. Three of them, including this horrific Florida one, have occurred in the last five months. Trump said in his speech Thursday that his administration was investigating the shooting, adding that state and local leaders are helping to "secure our schools, and tackle the hard issue of mental health"...

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  • Genius! 'Three Billboards Outside Grenfell Tower, London' Campaign On
Genius! 'Three Billboards Outside Grenfell Tower, London' Campaign On

A group called Justice4Grenfell, founded by advocates for those who suffered during the June fires in the Grenfell , London building that claimed 71 lives, has created its own three billboards seeking reparation for those who were left bereaved and homeless.

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  • Woman in India 'marries' twice posing as man to get dowry
Woman in India 'marries' twice posing as man to get dowry

After medical checkup, it was clear that the person was a woman. She used to threaten to kill me after she married another woman. Going by the police's version, Sen harassed and physically assaulted his wife, extorted money from her family, and then married a second time, but she approached the police only after years.

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  • Family left devastated following discovery of woman's body in Dublin
Family left devastated following discovery of woman's body in Dublin

The guards broke in, found her body in a wardrobe". "All I can say is why, why, why, why?" "She'd been missing for a couple of days". "All I can say is why, why, why take a attractive girl, so young, so pretty, away from us all? We were searching...

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  • Trump asks Democrats to negotiate on infrastructure plan
Trump asks Democrats to negotiate on infrastructure plan

The bottom line: The budget proposals , which come days after the White House Council of Economic Advisers issued a report about lowering drug prices, suggest that the administration may be starting to focus on keeping President Trump's oft-repeated promise to bring drug prices "way down".

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  • Egyptian army Puts militant death toll in Sinai at 38
Egyptian army Puts militant death toll in Sinai at 38

The statement said that naval units from a Mistral helicopter carrier are patrolling the coast of Arish, the capital of North Sinai governorate, while other personnel have been deployed in Egypt's southern desert and along mountainous paths near the southern and western borders to "thwart any attempt to sneak through global borders".

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  • Patrick Brown claims he didn't resign and is still PC Party Leader
Patrick Brown claims he didn't resign and is still PC Party Leader

The response on social media and directly to me has been overwhelming". My privacy was invaded, my character was assassinated, and I was subjected to gratuitous slurs about my private life and relationships. You lied. You defamed me. She ran out the door and down the street to a friend's home. "She called me back and just said, 'He whipped it o...

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  • Zimbabwean opposition announces new leader after Tsvangirai's death
Zimbabwean opposition announces new leader after Tsvangirai's death

ZImbabwe's former prime minister and popular opposition MDC-T leader lost his battle with colon cancer. Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa said opposition leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai , who died Wednesday will be accorded a state burial.

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  • Turkish army destroys explosives in Syria's Mt. Bursaya
Turkish army destroys explosives in Syria's Mt. Bursaya

As a response, Erdogan said today in parliament: "It is very clear that those who say "we will respond aggressively if you hit us" have never experienced an Ottoman slap". He is expected to meet his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu on Friday to discuss bilateral relations, particularly the USA support for the PYD/PKK terrorist group, and ...

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  • Pence: US, in policy shift, now ready to talk with North Korea
Pence: US, in policy shift, now ready to talk with North Korea

He expressed gratitude to the South for "making their possible and honest efforts" for their guests from the North. "We are keeping well in mind IOC regulations, worldwide norms and sanctions against the North", Cho added, according to Yonhap news agency .

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  • Pence: we could have handled Rob Porter situation better
Pence: we could have handled Rob Porter situation better

His departure comes amid increased scrutiny over staffers' background checks. US President Donald Trump has explicitly denounced domestic violence in the wake of allegations that a top White House aide abused two former wives. Holderness told The Daily Mail that Porter was verbally abusive throughout their relationship, which started in 200...

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  • SC high school student arrested for making threat on social media
SC high school student arrested for making threat on social media

School officials were made aware of the threat early Thursday morning. A parent had reported to the police regarding the threat after their child saw the Snapchat photo and alerted them. Deputies say the suspect - a ninth grader - stated the Snapchat post was a joke and he didn't have intentions to hurt anyone. The student was arrested and c...

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  • Emotional Images of Team Germany's Gold-Winning Moments That'll Have You Sobbing
Emotional Images of Team Germany's Gold-Winning Moments That'll Have You Sobbing

She and partner Bruno Massot , who skate for Germany, had set a world record with their free skate score, but they had to sit through three more performances to find out if it would be enough. 101 for the USA all-time in the Winter Olympics . "I said to Bruno: 'We will write history today.' And then everything happened as I had imagined, and ...

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  • Alleged Shooter Nikolas Cruz Threatened Mass Campus Shooting 9 Months Ago
Alleged Shooter Nikolas Cruz Threatened Mass Campus Shooting 9 Months Ago

The FBI then contacted the user who posted the YouTube video and conducted an interview with him. The comment was made last fall on a YouTube from MS, and the user " nikolas cruz " made a comment that said, "Im going to be a professional school shooter".

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  • BOB FRANKEN: Sad she said, he said' situation at White House
BOB FRANKEN: Sad she said, he said' situation at White House

Still, they denied anything was wrong and argued in favor of Porter - until the photo made that impossible. President Donald Trump , meanwhile, told reporters that he is "totally opposed to domestic violence of any kind". The only Trump appointees NBC News notes as being highly recognizable who are operating with permanent security clearances ...

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  • Russian skeleton racer clinches silver at PyeongChang Olympics
Russian skeleton racer clinches silver at PyeongChang Olympics

Happy New Year, indeed. Sung-bin won the men's skeleton, giving South Korea its second gold of these Games and its first Winter Olympics medal ever in a non-skating event. Typically the likes of the United States, Austria, Canada, Germany and Switzerland have dominated the sport but Yun upset the established order with his breath-taking s...

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  • Cyril Ramaphosa Has Been Elected President Of South Africa
Cyril Ramaphosa Has Been Elected President Of South Africa

On Thursday, Ramaphosa , the only candidate for the presidency, was approved by parliament to be his successor. "However, I have only asked my party to articulate my transgressions and the reason for its immediate instruction that I vacate office".

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