• North Korea Calls Latest UN Sanctions 'An Act Of War'
North Korea Calls Latest UN Sanctions 'An Act Of War'

North Korea is already facing crippling sanctions created to derail North Korea's grand strategy. "We define this "sanctions resolution" rigged up by the USA and its followers as a grave infringement upon the sovereignty of our Republic, as an act of war violating peace and stability in the Korean peninsula and the region and categorically reject...

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  • 27 killed as bus plunges into river in India
27 killed as bus plunges into river in India

All the injured people have been admitted to the hospitals for treatment. "What caused the accident is matter of investigation". Several of them were going to offer prayers at a temple in Malarna Chour in the district, Sawai Madhopur Superintendent of Police Mamman Singh told PTI .

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  • Counting of votes stopped after clash started later: RK Nagar
Counting of votes stopped after clash started later: RK Nagar

Ever since Jayalalithaa's demise, all eyes are on RK Nagar by-poll that is facilitated with her passing away. The late Tamil Nadu chief minister was elected from the RK Nagar seat in north Chennai . BJP candidate Karu Nagaraj could secure only 1,417 votes which fell short of the 2,373 votes bagged by NOTA. Dhinakaran registered a total 24,550 ...

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  • Arkansas unemployment rate rises slightly in November
Arkansas unemployment rate rises slightly in November

Last year, in November 2016, San Angelo's unemployment rate was at 4.2 percent. Unemployment rates have dropped to record lows in five states, including the "yellow hammer" state of Alabama. Industry sectors with the most gains included educational and health services posting the largest jobs increase of 16,700 jobs, followed by leisure and hos...

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  • Christmas Eve weather warning in place for Donegal
Christmas Eve weather warning in place for Donegal

Hopes for a white Christmas as quickly turning to dust after Met Éireann issued two weather warnings just hours before the big day. Today was expected to be mostly dry, cloudy and mild, with brighter spells in... Agencies have been warning people to take care in any adverse conditions. A good rule of thumb is if it's time for your wipers, it'...

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  • 2G spectrum auctions verdict: Congress gets another boost after Gujarat polls
2G spectrum auctions verdict: Congress gets another boost after Gujarat polls

After the verdict that acquitted former telecom minister A Raja and DMK Rajya Sabha MP M Kanimozhi, the spectre of 2G as a symbol of Congress and DMK corruption would lose its lustre. "The BJP maligned the country and the Congress for years by making false allegations of corruption as their principal strategy to gain power", said a statement is...

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  • Jai Ram Thakur will be new CM of Himachal Pradesh
Jai Ram Thakur will be new CM of Himachal Pradesh

Known for his proximity with the RSS, Thakur belongs to the dominant Rajput community that has a significant presence in the state. Addressing the media, Mr Thakur thanked all BJP leaders. In these elections, the BJP won nine out of the 10 assembly seats in Mandi . The CM issue had created major rift within the BJP state unit. Thakur and Dhuma...

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  • Karnataka: Yeddyurappa claims breakthrough in Mahadayi water dispute, CM calls it 'gimmick'
Karnataka: Yeddyurappa claims breakthrough in Mahadayi water dispute, CM calls it 'gimmick'

Goa Congress chief Shataram Naik said his party is opposed to Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's move to parting with Mahadayi water to Karnataka for drinking water goal. He alleged Karnataka being such important State in the Indian economy, was being undermined by a corrupt Congress government. Threatening to stage an overnight dharna, a spok...

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  • Arun Jaitley to meet Gujarat BJP MLAs to pick new CM today
Arun Jaitley to meet Gujarat BJP MLAs to pick new CM today

On Thursday, Rupani and members of his council of ministers had tendered their resignations to Governor OP Kohli, who accepted them. For some time, there was speculation about other possible candidates for chief ministership, like union ministers Purshottam Rupala and Mansukh Mandaviya, both prominent Patel or Patidar leaders from Saurashtra, the...

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  • BJP's, Thakur favorites for Himachal CM post
BJP's, Thakur favorites for Himachal CM post

The central observes would also hold a meeting with members of core committee which included Dhumal, state party chief Satpal Singh Satti , all five MPs from the state and organisation secretary, Pawan Rana. Other names doing the rounds are of party legislators Suresh Bhardwaj and Rajeev Bindal. Some feel that the BJP's chances of winning in Himac...

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  • Top EU court hits Uber with classification as taxi, not tech company
Top EU court hits Uber with classification as taxi, not tech company

It will be interesting to see if being classified as a transportation company does anything to change the rights for the drivers who work for Uber, an issue that's now the subject of legal action in a number of countries. "I fully support TfL's decision - it would be wrong if TfL continued to licence Uber if there is any way that this could pose a ...

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  • ARMED FORCES BOWL: Army vs. San Diego State
ARMED FORCES BOWL: Army vs. San Diego State

Unfortunately, Army came back down the field and took the lead with a touchdown and two-point conversion with 18 seconds left. Army had the ball for over 46 of the game's 60 minutes. It was the fifth straight 200-plus-yard rushing game for Penny, which ties an FBS mark. The Armed Forces Bowl holds a matchup between two programs that combine...

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  • BJP declares Vijay Rupani as Chief Minister of Gujarat again
BJP declares Vijay Rupani as Chief Minister of Gujarat again

Chief Minister Rupani and Gujarat Deputy CM Nitin Patel had already tendered their resignations to Governor OP Kohli after BJP's Gujarat election victory. This also indicated that the party will have to induct young new faces this time, according to a senior leader. Mr Dhumal was also present in the meeting.

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  • Harrisburg gunman 'directly' targeted police officers
Harrisburg gunman 'directly' targeted police officers

Friday at Third and Walnut streets, near the state Capitol building, police said. One Pennsylvania state trooper was shot during the spree, but she was expected to make a full recovery, authorities said. The device turned out to be of no importance, authorities said. He says El-Mofty then attacked other officers with two handguns and was killed. ...

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  • Philippines storm: Death toll rises to 44 as flash floods wreak havoc
Philippines storm: Death toll rises to 44 as flash floods wreak havoc

Most of the bodies were recovered from low-lying villages and in towns near hinterlands areas, including in Biliran, where landslides killed at least 14 people. "The floodwaters from the mountain came down so fast and swept away people and houses", Edding said. Tembin , locally known as Vinta, was packing maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per ...

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  • Erika Harold Joins Former Miss America Winners Calling for CEO's Resignation
Erika Harold Joins Former Miss America Winners Calling for CEO's Resignation

A petition seeking the resignation of Miss America Organization leadership has been signed by 49 former Miss Americas. The Board will be conducting an in-depth investigation into alleged inappropriate communications and the nature in which they were obtained.

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  • Iran dashes Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's hope of freedom
Iran dashes Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's hope of freedom

It's not clear how good the news is, but it's definitely good news", he said. The Hampshire mum is serving a five-year sentence over allegations, which she strongly denies, of plotting to overthrow the Iranian government. It had previously been classified as "closed". Both her family and Thomson Reuters say she was not visiting Iran in connection...

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  • This NBA player is facing years in prison for political tweets
This NBA player is facing years in prison for political tweets

Kanter was detained in Romania in May when authorities learned his Turkish passport had been revoked. He said he was finally able to return to the United States after American officials intervened, adding that there was a warrant out for his arrest.

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  • Catalonia election hasn't eased the divides
Catalonia election hasn't eased the divides

His comments come after yesterday's Catalan regional election in which his party, Junts per Catalunya (JxC) won 34 percent of the votes. However the Citizens party , which wants Catalonia to remain a semi-autonomous part of Spain , is the biggest party.

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  • India squad for South Africa ODI series announced
India squad for South Africa ODI series announced

This series will determine which of the two teams rules the ODI team rankings. KL Rahul too has been ignored despite his scintillating performances in the recent T20 fixtures against Sri Lanka. India and South Africa will play six ODIs in February. Both Yuzvendra and Kuldeep have been successful lately in the shorter versions. Shreyas yer has al...

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