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SC collegium to meet today on Justice KM Joseph's elevation

SC collegium to meet today on Justice KM Joseph's elevation The Collegium, in a resolution, said there was need for further discussion on the issue of sending the other names to the Centre and made a decision to meet again on May 16. They indicated that sending Justice Joseph's nomination along with the fresh recommendations would only give the government another opportunity to delay clearing his elevation by saying it would be approved along with the cand... [Full Article...]

Got the signature: Queen approves of Harry's marriage

Got the signature: Queen approves of Harry's marriage As one of the first six people in line to the throne, Harry had to obtain permission from the Sovereign to be Wednesday under the Succession to the Crown Act 2013. There are also olive branches, like those in the Great Seal of the US. Meanwhile, wedding preparations are on in full swing with thousands of royal fans and well-wishers expected to descend upon the town of Windsor next weekend. [Full Article...]

North Korea Sets Date for Shutting Down Its Nuclear Test Site

North Korea Sets Date for Shutting Down Its Nuclear Test Site Washington is seeking the "complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearisation" of the North. "It will make it more hard for Kim Jong Un to deny inspections now that he has placed them on the table". The spectacle of the North shuttering and even destroying its nuclear facilities is not new. North Korea has invited the outside world to witness the dismantling of its nuclear facilities before. [Full Article...]

Samantha Bee Delivers Blistering Takedown Of Former NY AG Eric Schneiderman

Samantha Bee Delivers Blistering Takedown Of Former NY AG Eric Schneiderman Even though Mr. Schneiderman has often served as the public face of the sprawling legal battles against Mr. Trump, Mr. Rankin said that his organization had already devised a strategy to share responsibility for the various lawsuits against the president's policies. [Full Article...]

Family of seven found shot dead in Australia

Family of seven found shot dead in Australia Three generations of one family were widely reported Saturday to be the victims of Australia's worst mass shooting in 22 years, an apparent murder-suicide in which seven people were found dead. "I won't say what was said in the call". "Police are now responding to what I can only describe as an horrific incident in Osmington, 20km northeast of Margaret River", police commissioner Chris Dawson ... [Full Article...]

White House assures Google, Facebook AI won't get heavy hand

White House assures Google, Facebook AI won't get heavy hand Trump said he does not want to dictate "what is researched and developed", said technology policy advisor Michael Kratsios at an AI White House summit Thursday that included tech giants like Facebook, Google and Amazon . Kratsios said that "to a certain degree, job displacement is inevitable", but the U.S. "But we can't sit idle, hoping eventually the market will sort it out". [Full Article...]

Ways Trump's Drug Price Plan Could Lower Rx Costs

Ways Trump's Drug Price Plan Could Lower Rx Costs In a speech in the White House Rose Garden, Trump said his administration was "putting American patients first ". It also said 16 of the top 20 best-selling drugs in the United States "increased significantly in price in the first year of the Trump Administration, mostly by double digits". [Full Article...]

Red Tide Leads to Glowing Bioluminescent on San Diego Beaches (See Pictures)

Red Tide Leads to Glowing Bioluminescent on San Diego Beaches (See Pictures) The red tides are unpredictable and not all produce a bioluminescence . A luminous glow lighted the wave approaching the beach surprising everyone. The phenomenon is created when a red tide, which is algae bloom filled with phytoplankton called "dinoflagellates", rolls off waves onto or near the shoreline. [Full Article...]

Midterm matchups set after Republican primary races in 4 states

Midterm matchups set after Republican primary races in 4 states Here are seven primary night stories you should know. Roll Call senior political writer Simone Pathé was in West Virginia in the days leading up to the primary, and she explained what she learned there in the latest Political Theater podcast . [Full Article...]

Firm Tied to Russian Oligarch Made Payments to Michael Cohen

Firm Tied to Russian Oligarch Made Payments to Michael Cohen Did Donald Trump know about these payments? The report , dubbed "Project Sunlight", was published by Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represents adult-film star Stormy Daniels , who Cohen paid $130,000 to keep quiet about a 2006 affair she said she had with Trump. [Full Article...]

Trump considers benching Giuliani from doing TV interviews

Trump considers benching Giuliani from doing TV interviews Every time Giuliani goes on TV he ends up making life so much worse for Trump , as Ring of Fire's Farron Cousins points out. "But I think I know what's going on here", Kimmel said. Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who was among those surprised by Giuliani's string of TV appearances, said Monday that Trump felt the former mayor "added value" to his outside legal team. [Full Article...]

One dead after attackers slits throats of worshippers at South Africa mosque

One dead after attackers slits throats of worshippers at South Africa mosque Attackers stabbed victims during midday prayers north of the city of Durban then set the mosque on fire . "They further set certain rooms alight and fled in their getaway vehicle", police spokeswoman Nqobile Gwala said in a statement. The Ethekweni Fire Department was on the scene. "The other two are in critical condition", said Prem Balram, a spokesperson for Reaction Unit SA, which was first o... [Full Article...]

Legendary EastEnders star Barbara Windsor diagnosed with Alzheimer's

Legendary EastEnders star Barbara Windsor diagnosed with Alzheimer's They will endlessly forget things you've said five seconds ago, and repeatedly ask questions when you've told them the answer several times. She most famously appeared in over 1,500 episodes of BBC's EastEnders , which began in 1994 and concluded in 2016. [Full Article...]

Russia: Pence urges Mueller to end investigation - 'Time to wrap it up'

Russia: Pence urges Mueller to end investigation - 'Time to wrap it up' If possible, he's even more lacking in charisma, with a very un-politician like avoidance of media attention. "We've been well-received in all of the 19 counties". Those words are important, but we'll see what they mean. He brought home college student Otto Warmbier, who was found in a coma and died several days later. [Full Article...]

Walmart Flipkart Deal: One of The Largest Wealth Pools For Employees

Walmart Flipkart Deal: One of The Largest Wealth Pools For Employees But, he adds that going forward, numerous leadership positions at Flipkart will be replaced by Walmart and that the USA company will get its own people to take up these roles within the next 18-24 months. Worldwide business contributed less than a quarter to the retailer's total revenue of $500 billion (roughly Rs. 33.6 lakh crores) in fiscal 2018. The deal will cut into Walmart's overall earn... [Full Article...]

The Patel Dam kills 34, several people still missing

The Patel Dam kills 34, several people still missing Military helicopters and personnel have for the past week been deployed to rescue people marooned by the flooding . My neighbour was killed when the water smashed through the wall of his house. "The extent of the damage has yet to be ascertained", said Lee Kinyajui, governor of Nakuru, the county where the dam is located. Local leaders are now seeking to find out whether the farmer was licensed... [Full Article...]

Iran-Backed Hezbollah Gains Tighter Control Over Lebanon Through "Decisive" Election Victory

Iran-Backed Hezbollah Gains Tighter Control Over Lebanon Through But many, including Machnouk, blamed the new, complex law which redrew constituency districts for the tepid turnout, particularly in Beirut as the new pre-printed ballots used on Sunday appeared to confuse some voters. Lebanon's distinctive model of sectarian-driven, power-sharing politics imply rival factions usually find yourself in the identical authorities, as is the case now the place Hez... [Full Article...]

Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Could Bring 'Ballistic Projectiles' and Ashfall in Coming Weeks

Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Could Bring 'Ballistic Projectiles' and Ashfall in Coming Weeks Geological Survey (USGS) stated. At that point, steam pressure builds then explodes. She said volcano insurance is available for residents of Hawaii but it's extremely expensive. He expected it would all be removed by Thursday. Authorities had previously ordered almost 2,000 residents to leave Lanipuna Gardens and the neighboring Leilani Estates, both located in the mostly rural district of Puna... [Full Article...]

Dozens of Rockets Hit Israeli Posts in Golan

Dozens of Rockets Hit Israeli Posts in Golan Syrian state media said dozens of Israeli missiles hit a radar station, Syrian air defence positions and an ammunition dump, underscoring the risks of a wider escalation involving Iran and its regional allies. The exchange of fire was the most direct confrontation between the Middle East rivals after years of escalating tensions in Syria and came just one day after Donald Trump pulled the US... [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Un holds second meeting with Xi Jinping in China

Kim Jong Un holds second meeting with Xi Jinping in China Some analysts have said China also wants to keep its influence on North Korea amid diplomatic efforts by Seoul and Washington to ease tensions on the Korean Peninsula. Since the first summit in March, Kim said both bilateral relations and the situation on the Korean Peninsula "have undergone meaningful progress", the report said. [Full Article...]


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