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World News Vote for BJP to develop Karnataka faster, says Adityanath
Author: 0 Vote for BJP to develop Karnataka faster, says Adityanath

The Uttar Pradesh government, led by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, painted the green-and-white exterior wall of the Haj House in Lucknow saffron, a move which was opposed by opposition parties and some Muslims in the state. Karnataka is the only southern state where the BJP had held power. The Congress governmentm as soon as it came to power, repealed that law. He further questioned Siddaramaiah on why he was "endorsing beef eaters" if he was a Hindu.

World News Editors Guild of India protests 'gag' on media freedom
Author: 0 Editors Guild of India protests 'gag' on media freedom

UIDAI assures that there has not been any Aadhaar data breach". The Attorney-General, while defending the move to make Aadhaar mandatory for PAN cards, told the apex court that "one can not have an absolute right over his or her body". Responding to reports this week that the Aadhaar details of a billion Indians can be bought for as little as Rs500, the former Central Intelligence Agency employee tweeted , "It is the natural tendency of government to desire flawless records of private lives".

World News Temperatures reach 79-year high as Sydney residents flock to the beaches
Author: 0 Temperatures reach 79-year high as Sydney residents flock to the beaches

The Bureau of Meteorology mistakenly tweeted that today's temperature was the all-time record, before discovering the historical date. "No, but it would not surprise if some stations go close". the fuel is dry out there, the fuel's dry all around NSW". At the Sydney Cricket Ground, spectators removed their shirts as they watched the fifth Ashes Test between Australia and England.

World News Steve Bannon apologises to 'patriot' Trump Jr
Author: 0 Steve Bannon apologises to 'patriot' Trump Jr

He was reacting on Saturday to an author's accusations that he is mentally unfit for office. "I guess "Sloppy Steve" [Bannon] brought him into the White House quite a bit", Trump said. Wolff acknowledged that he never spoke with Trump inside the Oval Office. In the BBC interview broadcast Sunday, May reaffirmed that Trump would visit Britain.

World News Stockholm station blast: Man dies in 'hand grenade' explosion
Author: 0 Stockholm station blast: Man dies in 'hand grenade' explosion

A man was killed and a woman injured in an explosion on Sunday outside a metro station in Stockholm , Sweden, police said. A woman aged 45 was also hurt, suffering facial injuries, police said. Alvarsjo said Swedish police have "unfortunately" noticed a rise in the use of hand grenades by criminal groups in the Nordic country. Mr Olsson added that it did not appear to have been an act of terrorism.

World News UP Haj office wall changes colour again
Author: 0 UP Haj office wall changes colour again

An Islamic cleric on Friday addressed the controversy over the exterior of Lucknow's Haj House being painted saffron , and said that things that "hurt the sentiments of Muslims" should not be done, reported news agency ANI. While the two main buildings near the Haj office - the Vidhan Bhawan and Lok Bhawan (chief minister's secretariat) are stone structured, the other important building in the vicinity- the BJP state headquarters-wears the same dark and light shades of saffron that the ...

World News Bigg Boss 11: Priyank Sharma writes EMOTIONAL LETTER for Vikas Gupta FilmiBeat
Author: 0 Bigg Boss 11: Priyank Sharma writes EMOTIONAL LETTER for Vikas Gupta FilmiBeat

With the voting lines being closed, the makers got the four contestants out of the house to a nearby mall in Mumbai . Arshi also told a portal that Hina tends to be nice to a person on his face and then bitch about him behind his back. Luv says that Vikas had a problem when he didn't react, and now has a problem that he is reacting. Surprisingly, Luv tells Akash that Shilpa is going to win this show.

World News U.S. firm seals deal to resume MH370 hunt
Author: 0 U.S. firm seals deal to resume MH370 hunt

USA company Ocean Infinity dispatched a search vessel, the Seabed Constructor, from South Africa earlier this week, ABC reports . The bulk of the Malaysia Airlines aircraft has never been found, and in January 2017, the search was discontinued .

World News After Heavy Snow, Temperatures Plunge Even Lower In Northeast US
Author: 0 After Heavy Snow, Temperatures Plunge Even Lower In Northeast US

This has resulted in various winter storm advisories, watches, or warnings for much of the Eastern seaboard Wednesday through Thursday night with blizzard warnings for the New England coastline Thursday night through Friday evening. The storm, threatening to dump half a metre of snow from the Carolinas to Maine, Boston, was expected to be followed immediately by a blast of face-stinging cold air that could break records in more than two dozen cities.

World News President Trump Wants A Border Wall In Exchange For Keeping DACA
Author: 0 President Trump Wants A Border Wall In Exchange For Keeping DACA

In all, the Trump administration is seeking $33 billion in funding, of which $8.5 billion will go towards recruiting 5,000 new Border Patrol agents and other officials over a seven-year period to be deployed along the border with Mexico. "With this demand, he seems to be heading in that direction", Durbin said in a statement . The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, started by the Obama administration in 2012, protected about 780,000 when it was enacted.

Author: 0 US Sanctions 5 Iranian Entities 'Key' To Ballistic Missile Program

U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday announced sanctions against five Iranian entities. "The current US administration has crossed every limit in flouting rules and principles of global law governing the civilized conduct of worldwide relations", Khoshroo said in a letter to the UN Security Council and to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres.

Author: 0 How to Watch Titans vs. Chiefs

The 2018 NFL Playoffs kick off with one of the teams that kicked off the 2017 NFL Regular Season, the Kansas City Chiefs . Kansas City blanked the Houston Texans 30-0 on the road in this round two years ago before losing 27-20 to New England.

World News 1 winning ticket sold in $450 million Mega Millions drawing
Author: 0 1 winning ticket sold in $450 million Mega Millions drawing

If you bought a lottery ticket at a Daly City 7-Eleven, you may have matched five out of six numbers in the Mega Millions drawing Friday night. The jackpot victor will receive an estimated prize of $450 million ($281 million cash). One Oklahoma and one Texas winning ticket included the optional Megaplier, so those two tickets are worth $3 million because the 3X Megaplier was drawn.

World News Kmart in Devils Lake set to close early April
Author: 0 Kmart in Devils Lake set to close early April

Sears Canada, of which Sears Holdings owns 10 percent, filed for bankruptcy in June and is in the process of liquidation. At the time, Sears was expected to remain open in the renovated store's lower level. The Iowa stores are among 103 Sears and Kmart stores the company on Thursday announced are closing. The Portland Kmart was the only Texas location listed for closure by Sears Holdings .

Author: 0 Israeli jets bombard Hamas positions in Gaza

Use explosives, pistols, and bombs. "Bomb their courts and their security locations, for these are the pillars of tyranny that prop up its throne". President Trump and his ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, have threatened to freeze aid to the Palestinians as punishment for their refusal to accept Trump's December 6 decision to declare the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital .

World News Tri-Cities under winter weather advisory for freezing rain
Author: 0 Tri-Cities under winter weather advisory for freezing rain

The wedge is formed when weather patterns from the west and northeast meet over north Georgia, often causing severe weather for the area. Thursday: Mostly sunny with a high near 39. Tonight: Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 60. High: 56. Wind: NW 10 miles per hour. Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

World News Israel passes law making future division of Jerusalem tougher
Author: 0 Israel passes law making future division of Jerusalem tougher

The Times notes this move "to make it far more hard to create a Palestinian state" follows actions that "have come on multiple fronts, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's party for the first time has urged the annexation of Jewish settlements in the West Bank, and the nation's top legal officers pressed to extend Israeli law into occupied territory".

World News Near-historic high tides reported as Nor'easter slams coast
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The high tides that caused the flooding Thursday, which also affected ME and New Hampshire, were attributed to the phase of the moon which was just past full. Conversely, the winds were "offshore" for the Rhode Island coast. By the time the storm subsides, 12 to 16 inches of snow is expected to fall in the eastern MA area, WCVB reported.

World News 'The Crown' Taps Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret
Author: 0 'The Crown' Taps Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret

Carter is reportedly nearing a deal to ascend to The Crown , according to Entertainment Weekly . This post contains mild spoilers for The Crown's second season . The Crown showrunner Peter Morgan always planned to re-cast the series after its first two seasons, telling Variety back in 2016, "You can't ask someone to act middle-aged".

World News Tamarac 7-Eleven sells winning Mega Millions ticket worth $4 million
Author: 0 Tamarac 7-Eleven sells winning Mega Millions ticket worth $4 million

The largest Mega Millions jackpot in history was $656 million. With a new drawing hours away, the Powerball jackpot has jumped from $440 million to an estimated $460 million. The cash option for the jackpot is about $291 million. Pick 3 winners receive $500 for a $1 straight bet and the odds of winning are 1-in-1,000. In fact at least six tickets won secondary prizes of $1 million or more .

World News DeWanda Wise Joins Captain Marvel Cast
Author: 0 DeWanda Wise Joins Captain Marvel Cast

The first character that comes to mind is Monica Rambeau , the first female character to inhabit the Captain Marvel title, though she remained relatively removed from the original Captain, Mar-Vell. Could Wise maybe bring Monica Rambeau to life? The story of Captain Marvel focuses on Marvel character Carol Danvers, an Air Force pilot whose DNA is fused with that of an alien during an accident.

World News Twitter says world leaders like Trump have special status
Author: 0 Twitter says world leaders like Trump have special status

At least when it comes to Twitter, the company is saying it will hold Trump, other world leaders , their militaries and governments to a different standard, allowing them to effectively do as they please on the service. Critics said that tweet and Trump's continued presence on the network endanger the world and violate Twitter's ban on threats of violence. Instead, Twitter said it is working to remain as unbiased as possible with the public interest in mind.

World News Aguero talks about leaving Manchester City
Author: 0 Aguero talks about leaving Manchester City

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has complained about the busy Premier League schedule after recent injuries to his players. City host Burnley in the FA Cup on Saturday before they face Bristol City in the first leg of their EFL Cup semi-final next Tuesday.

World News Roy Moore accuser's home burns down; arson suspected
Author: 0 Roy Moore accuser's home burns down; arson suspected

Nobody was hurt in the blaze, and the Etowah County Arson Task Force is investigating, said Entrekin. They also say they have a person of interest in custody, but they add it does not appear to be related to her allegations against Moore .

World News Everton meets Blade Runner in Twitter clip announcing Cenk Tosun signing
Author: 0 Everton meets Blade Runner in Twitter clip announcing Cenk Tosun signing

German born Turkish striker Tosun played a great role in Besiktas successes this year and he led them to round 16 of the UEFA Champions League, scoring four goals in five games in the group stage. "I bring my skills here and everybody is going to see what kind of player I am", he said. The Turkey worldwide has been capped 25 times for his country.

Author: 0 U.S. suspends security assistance to Pakistan

The move should not come as a surprise to Pakistani leaders, Nauert said, adding that the assistance could be made available to Pakistan in the future if it takes certain steps to deny terrorists a haven and more aggressively confront groups "who threaten United States interests".

World News Pakistan condemns Kabul terror attack
Author: 0 Pakistan condemns Kabul terror attack

While Afghan forces backed by USA air strikes have claimed some success against Taliban insurgents since the United States announced a stepped up military strategy past year, high profile attacks on civilian targets in Kabul have continued.

World News 3300 flights canceled, JFK suspends flights as snowstorm batters East Coast
Author: 0 3300 flights canceled, JFK suspends flights as snowstorm batters East Coast

It says full refunds will be allowed on tickets issued for travel to or from NY between January 4 and 6. Krista Kealey, a spokesperson for the airport, said it can take some time for airlines to cope with severe inclement weather. The fierce conditions left almost 5,000 flights canceled across the country. Bradley International Airport is open and operating. Most airlines have been letting customers change reservations without incurring a fee, usually up to $200 on US flights .

World News Nearly a week of deadly protests in Iran
Author: 0 Nearly a week of deadly protests in Iran

First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri suggests hardline opponents of Rouhani's government may be behind the demonstrations. But once begun, the demonstrations over food and fuel prices appear to have metastasized into a much broader movement against the country's clerical regime.