• Presidential Election: Kovind Files Nomination, BJP Confident of Comfortable Victory
Presidential Election: Kovind Files Nomination, BJP Confident of Comfortable Victory

NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind met the MPs and MLAs of BJP and its allies here on Sunday evening to seek their support for his candidature in the upcoming Presidential elections. If elected, Kovind will be the second Dalit President after KR Narayanan. "It is our priority to secure the borders of our country". Earlier, BJP state p...

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  • Operative says he sought Clinton emails from Russian hackers, implicates Michael Flynn
Operative says he sought Clinton emails from Russian hackers, implicates Michael Flynn

But the operation he described to the reporters "is consistent with information that has been examined by USA investigators probing Russian interference in the elections", Journal reporter Shane Harris wrote in the lengthy article. In an interview with the Journal before his death on May 14, Smith, 81, said his team found at least two groups ...

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  • Virginia finishes 19th in Directors' Cup standings
Virginia finishes 19th in Directors' Cup standings

Louis, while women's indoor track and field finished eighth, men's swimming and diving finished ninth, women's swimming and diving finished 13th, women's cross country finished 16th and volleyball reached the Sweet 16 of its tournament. Virginia was one of four ACC programs to finish in the top 25 of the Directors' Cup standings. Men's tennis he...

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  • UK Parliament Votes in Favor of Conservative Policy Program
UK Parliament Votes in Favor of Conservative Policy Program

Wednesday's narrow win is likely to be the first of many nail-biting votes for the Conservatives, who hold 317 of the 650 House of Commons seats, nine short of an outright majority. "Although government ministers said they had learned the lessons of the general election and were listening to voters, it is clear that nothing has changed".

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  • Capitol Police drag disabled protesters away without wheelchairs during Trumpcare protests
Capitol Police drag disabled protesters away without wheelchairs during Trumpcare protests

Other footage shows protesters being removed by police from their wheelchairs and dragged or carried away. She says the protesters rely on Medicaid to help them live and she says the health bill amounts to "tax cuts for the wealthy on the backs of people with disabilities".

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  • US Supreme Court further blurs the line between Church and State
US Supreme Court further blurs the line between Church and State

Missouri is one of 38 states with an amendment that states "no money shall ever be taken from the public treasury, directly or indirectly, in aid of any church, sect or denomination of religion". Almost 80 percent of the states have Blaine amendments, provisions that discriminate against houses of worship and religious institutions in the distribut...

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  • Boring Company's Godot digs first segment of LA tunnel
Boring Company's Godot digs first segment of LA tunnel

Musk officially launched his tunnel company, aptly named The Boring Company , in April. Hawthorne City Manager Arnie Shadbehr told The Los Angeles Daily News in January that Musk had been working with city officials for a year to build a bridge or tunnel.

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  • Two San Antonio Police Officers Taken Shot - Erie News Now | WICU & WSEE
Two San Antonio Police Officers Taken Shot - Erie News Now | WICU & WSEE

He said one the officers, who haven't yet been identified by the department, "pulled his partner out of the line of fire when he was hit". The officer shot in the torso was wearing body armor and both are in critical condition; both officers were taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center.

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  • MS Swaminathan greets World Food Prize victor Akinwumi Adesina
MS Swaminathan greets World Food Prize victor Akinwumi Adesina

Dr. Adesina was recognized by the World Food Prize Foundation for his leading role over the past two decades in significantly expanding food production in Nigeria, introducing initiatives to exponentially increase the availability of credit for smallholder farmers across the African continent and galvanizing the political will to transform Afric...

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  • The xx releases new music video for 'I Dare You'
The xx releases new music video for 'I Dare You'

The indie trio, who hail from London, wanted to celebrate the city of Los Angeles in this video, a city they deem "close to [their] hearts". March's " Say Something Loving " saw the band returning to their London hometown and revisiting places that "remind us of our friendship", as they wrote in a Facebook statement .

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  • Trump Nominates Indiana Health Chief as Surgeon General
Trump Nominates Indiana Health Chief as Surgeon General

Adams, an anesthesiologist, would replace Vivek Murthy, MD, who Trump fired on April 21 . Adams was named Indiana's health commissioner in 2014 by then-governor Mike Pence , who is now vice president. If Adams accepts and is confirmed by Congress, he will serve a four-year term in the Trump Administration. A spokesman for the U.S. Department of...

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  • Supreme Court ruling is odious
Supreme Court ruling is odious

The case addressed a religious preschool that had been rejected from a state program that provides reimbursement grants to purchase rubberized surface material for playgrounds. The grantor declared that if the request was approved it would be a violation of the separation of church-and-state clauses of the Constitution. The court's ruling generat...

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  • These Are The Little Ways Kate Middleton Uses Her Art History Major
These Are The Little Ways Kate Middleton Uses Her Art History Major

And obviously the best one is about her dad being ridiculously embarrassing. "I have watched Wimbledon , that was very much part of my growing up". Kate regularly joins the royals and tennis legends in the Royal Box - but that wasn't always the case for the commoner, who admitted she used to queue for hours to get a ticket.

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  • 'AMC Premiere' will let you stream 'The Walking Dead' ad
'AMC Premiere' will let you stream 'The Walking Dead' ad

Along with ad-free versions of shows like The Walking Dead and Better Call Saul that can be watched at the same time they air on TV, the add-on will also offer curated slates of movies that will complement AMC shows that are now in season, first looks at series trailers, bonus scenes and episodes as well as interviews with the casts of its show...

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  • Erdogan Rejects Arab Demands on Qatar
Erdogan Rejects Arab Demands on Qatar

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir has said that Arab states' demands from Qatar are non-negotiable. Tillerson said it would be "very difficult" for Qatar to comply with the demands on Sunday but added they would provide a basis for talks.

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  • Comcast, Charter, rest of cable industry cheer Carr's ride to FCC commissioner
Comcast, Charter, rest of cable industry cheer Carr's ride to FCC commissioner

This national grassroots organization has more than 1.4 million members, and works with television producers, broadcasters, networks and sponsors in an effort to stem the flow of harmful and negative messages targeted to children. "Brendan's expertise on wireless policy and public safety will be a tremendous asset to the Commission". Brendan Carr i...

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  • Still three years to preserve the climate
Still three years to preserve the climate

The mayor of Vancouver, Gregor Robertson, said mayors needed to be proactive and work together on ideas or face huge extra costs in rebuilding their infrastructure to deal with the changing climate. They go on to list where the world needs to be by 2020 to make the goal of avoiding damaging and unsafe climate change achievable. Renewables sho...

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  • Netflix Castlevania series reveals voice cast
Netflix Castlevania series reveals voice cast

The animated series will begin airing on the subscription service on July 7. A new video from producer Adi Shankar has been released where he, along with Graham McTavish , help introduce the cast of the series. The video also revealed that veteran actor Tony Amendola is on board with the project as well, voicing another mysterious character,...

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  • 'Marvel's Inhumans' Trailer:
'Marvel's Inhumans' Trailer: "Nothing Can Keep Us From Being Free"

A little backstory on the Inhumans first: they're sort of like Game of Thrones meets X-Men. Inhumans morphed into different development forms before finally settling into the TV series. The show will follow the Inhuman royal family, led by the silent Black Bolt (Anson Mount ), whose voice can cause mass destruction even at the lowest vol...

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  • North Korean Newspaper Claims US President Trump Is A
North Korean Newspaper Claims US President Trump Is A "Psychopath"

Reuters news agency ran a similar report, quoting a USA official as saying the test, the latest in a series of engine and missile tests conducted by the country this year, could be for the smallest stage of an ICBM rocket engine. The test also coincides with intelligence reports that North Korea would test a nuclear device . Ambassador Kye Chun-...

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