• Pakistan Supreme Court disqualifies Nawaz Sharif as PML-N chief
Pakistan Supreme Court disqualifies Nawaz Sharif as PML-N chief

As a result of the verdict, all decisions including Senate tickets issued by Nawaz Sharif as PML-N chief stand null and void. In his petition, Nawaz Sharif is of the view that only one reference can be filed over more than one estates. "An individual disqualified under Articles 62 and 63 can not serve as party head", a three-judge Supreme Court...

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  • Today marks International Mother Language Day
Today marks International Mother Language Day

As Ukrinform reported, the world community celebrates the International Mother Language Day on February 21. The IMLD was established by UNESCO in 1999 and the date represents the day in 1952 when students demonstrating for recognition of their language, Bengali, as one of the two national languages of the then East Pakistan, were shot and k...

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  • BJP MLA Lokendra Singh from Bijnor killed in road accident in Sitapur
BJP MLA Lokendra Singh from Bijnor killed in road accident in Sitapur

There wasn't any other reason of the crash, other than the truck slamming into the vehicle, and destroying its body, which caused the two people to die on the spot and severe injuries to the other two. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath too tweeted his condolences on the demise of the BJP legislator. "My thoughts are with his family and...

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  • Rahul questions PM's silence on PNB fraud in 'Mann ki Baat'
Rahul questions PM's silence on PNB fraud in 'Mann ki Baat'

Taking a jibe at the Centre over diamantaire Nirav Modi fleeing the country, Gandhi said, "I would like to request (Prime Minister Narendra) Modiji, on behalf of all of us, to bring back the other Modiji, when he goes on another of his many foreign trips.

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  • Police officer fatally shot during standoff in Alabama
Police officer fatally shot during standoff in Alabama

Octavia Poellnitz, Hollie and Fonda's daughter, was distraught after hearing the news of her mother's death. He said Hollie opened fire on officers who had set a perimeter around his Toulminville residence, striking Billa. He was rushed to the University of South Alabama Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. He was named the department's of...

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  • Judge brands Barry Bennell 'devil incarnate' and sentences him to 31 years
Judge brands Barry Bennell 'devil incarnate' and sentences him to 31 years

He will be eligible for parole after 15 years. During the trial, victims told the court about how the abuse they suffered impacted their lives, with some describing how they turned to alcohol and drugs. Another victim said: "I feel I have never escaped my past and have never learned to cope". There were only a few moments when Bennell raised ...

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  • Australia would welcome United Kingdom interest in joining Pacific trade group: minister
Australia would welcome United Kingdom interest in joining Pacific trade group: minister

In a keynote speech in Vienna , Mr Davis said the United Kingdom was determined to maintain its track record of high regulatory standards - from worker's rights to the environment - after Brexit . "So global collaboration, such as the Paris Climate Agreement, is vital if we are going to protect our environment for future generations". "This G...

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  • United Kingdom jobless rate rises for first time in two years, hitting 4.4%
United Kingdom jobless rate rises for first time in two years, hitting 4.4%

At the same time, the employment rate rose to 75.2 percent from 74.6 percent a year ago. The number of unemployed rose by 46,000 from the September quarter to 1.47 million. City of London analysts had expected no change in the rate. That was still weaker than the 3.0 percent reading of British consumer price inflation for December and the ONS...

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  • Flood watch starting Wednesday as heavy rain targets the Mid
Flood watch starting Wednesday as heavy rain targets the Mid

Town of Grand Valley / Waldemar: The flood coordinator for Grand Valley / Waldemar should monitor conditions along the Grand River and close Highway 25 on Tuesday afternoon. NWS anticipates 90 percent to 100 percent chance of rain through dinnertime, gradually decreasing in probability past midnight. It will stay dry throughout the night but th...

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  • American Electric Power (AEP) Upgraded by Guggenheim to
American Electric Power (AEP) Upgraded by Guggenheim to "Neutral"

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 6.01 million shares versus an average volume of 4.59 million shares during last trading session. About 37.24M shares traded. Invesco Ltd who had been investing in Green Bancorp Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $855.30 million market cap company. Fairview Ltd Liability Corp has invested...

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  • 22 items suspended from original TPP deal
22 items suspended from original TPP deal

Together, the 11 nations to sign the deal account for about 13.5 percent of the global economy . Some $5.5 billion of goods and services were exported to those four countries a year ago and New Zealand paid nearly $300 million in import taxes to get the products to market.

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  • Black Panther star Lupita Nyong'o recreates Chadwick Boseman's magazine cover
Black Panther star Lupita Nyong'o recreates Chadwick Boseman's magazine cover

But MBJ fans can breathe easier knowing that the two stars were only participating in an MTV game show. Black Panther is the most tweeted-about movie in the world in 2018 - and was probably pretty high up there a year ago too. Also, consider the fact past Marvel movies like Doctor Strange ($85 million), Ant-Man ($57 million), and even Spide...

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  • Student walkouts planned at more than a dozen Bay Area schools
Student walkouts planned at more than a dozen Bay Area schools

Student organizers of the protest told ABC News' "This Week" Co-Anchor Martha Raddatz on Sunday that they are determined to use protests and political action to make the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas in Parkland, Florida, a turning point in the national debate over gun control.

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  • Zainab case: Plea to execute suspect Imran in public submitted in LHC
Zainab case: Plea to execute suspect Imran in public submitted in LHC

Imran was arrested in January, two weeks after he raped and killed 7-year-old Zainab Ansari and threw her body into a garbage dump in the city of Kasur. Her rape and murder outraged Pakistan and led to widespread protests across the country against police incompetence over their failure to make an arrest.

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  • Trump disrespects Florida massacre victims and responders
Trump disrespects Florida massacre victims and responders

This isn't acceptable. They're spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign - there's no collusion . President Donald Trump visited medical staff and patients at a Florida hospital on Friday to thank them for assisting victims of the mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida .

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation warned about Florida gunman but failed to act
Federal Bureau of Investigation warned about Florida gunman but failed to act

Both the House and Senate need to immediately initiate their own investigations into the FBI's protocols for ensuring tips from the public about potential killers are followed through. ET. The agent in charge of the bureau's Miami field office said officials could not at the time confirm the commenter's identity. (Though Cruz was expelled f...

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  • Syrian Forces Enter Afrin to Help Kurds against Turkish Incursion
Syrian Forces Enter Afrin to Help Kurds against Turkish Incursion

Turkey will not stop the Operation Olive Branch even if the so-called Syrian government forces enter Afrin, Ibrahim Kalin, spokesman for the Turkish president, said February 21. However, on Tuesday the stakes were ratcheted up as hundreds of Syrian pro-government forces entered the region for the first time since 2012 to face off against Turkey al...

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  • Donald Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks
Donald Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks

Trump said more than 100,000 public comments were received during the Justice Department's rulemaking period that ended January 25. Sanders said Trump and his advisors would meet victims' families and survivors of the massacre at the White House Wednesday, before chatting with other lawmakers to discuss what steps could be taken to avoid fut...

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  • Yet another huge India bank scam
Yet another huge India bank scam

Since last week, Kothari's office in Kanpur's City Center road has been locked and he himself has been untraceable ever since. I am an Indian citizen and am very much in my hometown. The Bank, which is India's third largest lender, on Wednesday detected fraudulent transactions worth $1,771.7 million (Rs.10,000 cr) in its Mumbai branch, resulting ...

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  • Scott Calls For FBI Director's Resignation In Wake Of School Shooting
Scott Calls For FBI Director's Resignation In Wake Of School Shooting

Cruz was particularly troubled by white women who dated outside their race, repeatedly referring to them as traitors. Cruz is being held without bond after he attended via video a brief hearing Thursday in Broward County court. Separately, in September, the bureau received a tip that a YouTube user with the screen name " nikolas cruz " had writte...

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  • Convicted murderer Catherine Nevin dies aged 67
Convicted murderer Catherine Nevin dies aged 67

Her subsequent trial was one of the most high profile in the history of the state and she became known as the "Black Widow". Her initial trial collapsed when jurors were overheard deliberating through a door and restrictions were imposed on reporting during her second trial.

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  • Who Is David Hogg? Florida Shooting Survivor Calls Trump Jr Immature
Who Is David Hogg? Florida Shooting Survivor Calls Trump Jr Immature

Trump Jr. also liked a message shared by user Thomas Paine, featuring a video of Hogg speaking about gun control , accompanied by the message: "The kid who has been running his mouth about how Donald Trump and the GOP are teaming to help murder high school kids by upholding the Second Amendment is the son of an Federal Bureau of Investigation ag...

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  • Trump turns on Federal Bureau of Investigation over school shooting after criticism from survivors
Trump turns on Federal Bureau of Investigation over school shooting after criticism from survivors

This is not acceptable. "They are spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign - there is no collusion", he added. Kenneth, thank you. Let's turn now to weather. On Sunday, Schiff told CNN that while he's said "all along the Obama administration should have done more" in acknowledging Russia's influence, that's...

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  • 'Tomb Raider' Star Alicia Vikander Felt Empowered by Female-Fronted Video Game
'Tomb Raider' Star Alicia Vikander Felt Empowered by Female-Fronted Video Game

The toy, which is apparently modeled on Lara Croft actor Alicia Vikander ahead of the cinematic reboot hitting cinemas from March 16, includes an axe, stand, journal, and certificate of authenticity (just in case anyone ever questions whether it's genuine or not).

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  • Petroleum Summit - Pricing Major Issue Affecting Oil Industry - Kachikwu
Petroleum Summit - Pricing Major Issue Affecting Oil Industry - Kachikwu

The National Association of Nigerian Students has commended Dr Ibe Kachikwu, the Minister of State for Petroleum, over Nigeria's hosting of the International Petroleum Summit. According to him, from 2014 to 2016, world oil supply grew by 5.5 million barrel per day, while world oil demand increased by only 4.1 million per day, sending the supply dem...

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