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by | February 21, 2018 | 17:52

Elections are being held in 59 out of the State's 60 Assembly Constituencies. No incidents of violence were reported during the polling, senior Election Commission officials said adding that two crude bombs were recovered but were disposed of.

by | February 21, 2018 | 17:41

Congress' Kannur strongman K Sudhakaran is determined to undertake a 48-hour fast from Monday in the CPM bastion, and is also keen to scale up his mission into an indefinite fast if the killers are not nabbed. Meanwhile, Congress and BJP leaders have lashed out saying that the surrender by the CPI (M) workers is a staged incident. A picture of both allegedly posing along Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Communist Party of India-Marxist State Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan has now come ...

by | February 21, 2018 | 17:32

Mr Pence was set to meet with the younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , Kim Yo Jong , alongside North Korea's nominal head of state Kim Yong Nam. Since taking office, the Trump administration has been working to increase economic pressure on the North to abandon its nuclear programs while also threatening military action, insisting at the same time that a diplomatic solution would be preferable for all sides.

by | February 21, 2018 | 17:32

He will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi , and efforts to expand trade will dominate an agenda also covering energy, education and infrastructure. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the world-famous Taj Mahal here on Sunday.

by | February 21, 2018 | 17:28

The Israeli forces have repeatedly targeted Syrian military positions during Syria's almost seven-year-long conflict, with Israel claiming it was targeting positions of Iranian-backed militias, including the Lebanese Hezbollah. Sam Dagher, a reporter in the Middle East and the author of a forthcoming book on the Assad regime, wrote on The Atlantic: " With their position entrenched in Syria and their influence in Lebanon, Iraq, and Yemen secure, Iran and Hezbollah and their Shiite allies ...

by | February 21, 2018 | 17:09

The BTP said officers were examining the scene to establish the circumstances which led to the incident, and that the Rail Accident Investigation Branch had been notified. No one on the train - which was travelling between Horsham and Bognor - were injured. A passenger, who asked not to be named, said: "The..." "When we were evacuated from the train both the barriers were still there (and it) looks like they had gone around them".

by | February 21, 2018 | 16:46

Linda Belcher, a Democrat first elected in 2008, won the special election for Kentucky's 49th legislative district with 68.45 percent of the vote. It is the third time voters have elected Belcher, who was first elected in 2008 when she replaced her husband on the ballot after he was killed in a vehicle wreck.

by | February 21, 2018 | 16:42

Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have in recent days spoken out in favor of legislation to curb gun violence. "Here's the email", Leary tweeted . The aide in question works for Republican Representative Shawn Harrison , who represents Florida's 63rd district in the Sunshine Statehouse. As pointed out by The Daily Dot , the first tweet comes from the conservative site Gateway Pundit and claims to "expose" the student, 17-year-old David Hogg .

by | February 21, 2018 | 16:14

As a result of the SC ruling, all decisions including Senate tickets issued by former premier Nawaz as party chief stand null and void. Former secretary of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Kanwar Dishad has asserted on Wednesday that Supreme Court of Pakistan s (SCP) verdict in Nawaz Sharif s party chief case annuls Senate elections 2018 which were scheduled for March 3, 2018.

by | February 21, 2018 | 16:06

It is not possible for me to go into the ring like this and I would like to apologize to my fans. "I've watched Callum Smith fight many times". The World Boxing Super Series will be calling up their first reserve for this weekend to take the spot of Braehmmer to face Smith , which falls to Dutchman Nieky Holzken of whom was already named to feature on the card like Britain's Zach Parker last weekend in Manchester (in terms of being named as first reserve).

by | February 21, 2018 | 15:48

Fans noticed that Sheeran was wearing a wedding band on his left hand.so does this mean he and Cherry Seaborn have secretly Wednesday? Last month, Sheeran posted a pic on Instagram of himself with his arms around Seaborn as he kissed her cheek and captioned it by writing that he got himself a fiancé before the new year.

by | February 21, 2018 | 15:38

Similarly, the warning issued by the North Webster, Ind. office indicates impact only to parkland and farm fields near Defiance from the Maumee, which was expected to rise above its 10-foot flood stage Tuesday morning and crest near 10.9 feet around sunrise Thursday.

by | February 21, 2018 | 15:32

Police responded to Avondale Court, where police say Hollie barricaded himself in a home. Billa later died at the hospital. According to the Mobile Police Department's website, Billa was named police officer of the month in June 2016. Battiste says the suspected shooter, Robert Hollie, is dead after an hours-long standoff. Billa had "great attention to detail skills and shows commitment daily to providing a professional level of law enforcement service to the city of Mobile", his ...

by | February 21, 2018 | 15:27

The EU has said it wants the post-Brexit transition phase to end no later than December 31, 2020, which would correspond with the end of the EU's current seven-year budget period. Euroskeptics see a risk this would lead to the United Kingdom following European Union rules. It also states that the transitional phase - or implementation period - that's now being negotiated must meet their own criteria and be based on World Trade Organization principles.

by | February 21, 2018 | 15:22

The stated objective of this day is to celebrate and protect mother languages all over the world. Since coming to power in 2011, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress Government has ensured all-round development of Bengal, and likeother aspects, the issue of language has also been given equal attention.

by | February 21, 2018 | 15:23

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR ) is set to come into force in May, paving the way for improved privacy and security that can be enjoyed across the United Kingdom and the EU. Under GDPR, individuals will have more rights, including the right to be informed, to be "forgotten" and to object. Let the IPU revise your internal and external information management and security procedures.

by | February 21, 2018 | 15:09

Not every student at the Florida school was calling for more gun control. Now, they're all over social media and growing by the minute. About 500 Leon High School students and parents applauded as the students got off the bus from Broward County.

by | February 21, 2018 | 15:08

James Palmer scored 15 points as the Huskers won for the seventh time in eight games. He hit four in the first half, including a big one with 2.5 seconds remaining that cut the Iowa lead to 45-42 at intermission. Despite the Spartans being the much better team, IN still has a chance to take down the behemoth should Robert Johnson catch on fire from beyond the arc, just as he did on Saturday against Iowa when he made nine 3-pointers.

by | February 21, 2018 | 15:05

He also asserted Chen did not intend to hurt anyone. Based on that, the officer recommended that Chen undergo a mental evaluation, the document adds. "This illegal and risky behavior will not be tolerated in our school community", Clarksburg High School Principal Edward Owusu wrote in a letter obtained by WJLA.

by | February 21, 2018 | 14:56

Survivors of the shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida , carried out a rally in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday, calling for tougher gun laws in the U.S., a nation infamous for the number of guns in the possession of civilians.

by | February 21, 2018 | 14:50

He faces further charges in the cases of eight other children attacked in the city - five of whom were murdered. In the appeal, the convict said the ATC carried out trial in the case in a haste, skirting the legal formalities. Pakistani police commandos escort a police van carrying Mohammad Imran as it arrives to an anti-terrorist court in Lahore on February 7. On Jan 23, the police took Imran Ali into custody and secured his 16-day physical remand for investigation.

by | February 21, 2018 | 14:47

The eruption of Mount Sinabung in Sumatra, Indonesia has not and will not affect the air quality in Malaysia nor has it brought any sort of viruses to its shores, said Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar.

by | February 21, 2018 | 14:02

During a medal of valor ceremony, the president stressed the importance of common sense security measures, which will include better coordination between different levels of law enforcement in taking swift action when there are warning signs - as there were in Parkland with accused shooter Nikolas Cruz .

by | February 21, 2018 | 13:53

On Tuesday, militias that back Syrian President Bashar al-Assad arrived in Afrin at the Kurds' invitation to help thwart the Turkish assault, and Turkey and its allies tried to force them back with artillery fire. "It is impossible to give them [any terrorist organization] a chance [in Afrin]". On Jan. 20, Turkey launched Operation Olive Branch to clear YPG/PKK-Daesh terrorists from Afrin, northwestern Syria.

by | February 21, 2018 | 13:29

Her subsequent trial was one of the most high profile in the history of the state and she became known as the "Black Widow". Independent.ie is reporting that she may be buried next to the man she had killed. She had always denied any involvement in the murder. Nevin was given a life sentence in April 2000 after being found guilty of murdering her husband, Tom.