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Army defends chief's statement; says nothing political or religious

Army defends chief's statement; says nothing political or religious He further said once development is ensured, India will be able to control those who are residing in the area. AIUDF legislator Aminul Islam also said the party had grown because it "is working for the downtrodden". Meanwhile, the Army defended its chief Bipin Rawat's comments about the rise of a political party in the Northeast on the back of Muslim support, saying there was "nothing po... [Full Article...]

Teens 'Lie In' At White House To Push For Stronger Gun Control

Teens 'Lie In' At White House To Push For Stronger Gun Control Students across Central Texas staged walkouts on Wednesday afternoon to bring awareness to gun violence in schools. The gun control debate was reignited after Florida's recent school shooting - the 11th school shooting in the us this year, according to data from the Gun Violence Archive , a nonprofit that tracks gun-related violence. [Full Article...]

Rotomac Pens owner Vikram Kothari and son Rahul Kothari held

Rotomac Pens owner Vikram Kothari and son Rahul Kothari held The CBI registered the case after receiving a complaint from Bank of Baroda against Kanpur-based Rotomac Global Pvt Limited, its director Vikram Kothari , his wife Sadhana Kothari, and son Rahul Kothari and unidentified bank officials. [Full Article...]

Sharad Pawar criticises PM Modi, praises Rahul Gandhi

Sharad Pawar criticises PM Modi, praises Rahul Gandhi Answering a question about the present status in politics, Pawar, without naming Modi, said: "At present, some politicians are seen making personal attacks". "You need a team comprising experts from different parts to run a country. With Rahul maturing and learning, I think 'achhe din' will dawn for the Congress ", he added. [Full Article...]

Brussels lockdown: Belgian police seal part of capital after reports of gunman

Brussels lockdown: Belgian police seal part of capital after reports of gunman Armed police and a helicopter have been deployed to a house in Brussels. In the Forest neighbourhood, located in southern suburb of Brussels, a cluster of buildings were reportedly cordoned off the search for the gunman. She added: "They are searching the buildings but we can say there has not been any terrorist attack". He, however, clarified "the incident is not terror-related'". [Full Article...]

3M to pay $850M to settle lawsuit

3M to pay $850M to settle lawsuit Her office said in a statement that the money would "be used to finance projects which involve drinking water and the water sustainability". Alleging exposure to toxic chemicals in their drinking water caused cancer and other health problems, 24 area residents filed a federal lawsuit late previous year against 3M Co., its subsidiary Dyneon LLC, and Daikin America Inc., all of which have used... [Full Article...]

Winter Olympics 2018: Canada vs

Winter Olympics 2018: Canada vs The downhill shaped up as a duel between Vonn and Italy's Sofia Goggia , a rival and good friend. Norway's Ragnhild Mowinckel was just 0.09 secs behind Goggia, while Vonn took bronze . "I love racing in the Olympics , I love racing, being in the start gate with so much pressure you feel suffocated, but somehow you will yourself to give everything you have and you throw yourself down mount... [Full Article...]

Joe Henderson: Can we talk about gun control? Didn't think so

Joe Henderson: Can we talk about gun control? Didn't think so We can't even summon the energy to break the chokehold that the NRA has on Republicans in Congress. "(Expletive) your Second Amendment rights". If, someday, you can't keep charming the world, you'll at least want to know you were there for your own people. [Full Article...]

Pope Chile abuse envoy hospitalised

Pope Chile abuse envoy hospitalised Fernando Karadima, who was removed from ministry and sentenced to a lifetime of "penance and prayer" in 2010 . A group of people who say they were sexually abused by members of the Marist Brothers congregation in Santiago asked on Thursday that their cases be considered by Vatican representatives who are in Chile to investigate other abuse claims. [Full Article...]

Northeast Students To Join National School Walkout

Northeast Students To Join National School Walkout Students trickled out of Lumberton High School about 11:30 a.m., shortly after an announcement from Principal Larry Obeda. "Students and staff who want to support the walkout can leave their classrooms and as a school we will encircle campus as a show of our commitment to end school violence", Travis wrote. [Full Article...]

Trump Backs Arming Teachers During Emotional White House Listening Session

Trump Backs Arming Teachers During Emotional White House Listening Session After statements from a number of people, Trump said he'd be looking into the possibility of arming teachers - admitting that the move was "controversial" but asking for support. Our students need more books, art and music programs, nurses and school counselors; they do not need more guns in their classrooms. "It's certainly a point we'll discuss, concealed carry for teachers". [Full Article...]

Italy tweaks side for France encounter

Italy tweaks side for France encounter He was part of Brunel's initial pre-Six Nations squad announced in January before being handed the ban for insulting Treviso's Sebastian Negri in a European Champions Cup match. Captain Sergio Parisse is the other player in the team who competes in the French league and O'Shea predicted an vast performance from his veteran eighthman at the imposing Stade Velodrome on Friday. [Full Article...]

'Crisis Actors' YouTube Video Boy Says "I'm Not A Crisis Actor"

'Crisis Actors' YouTube Video Boy Says Conspiracy theorists have also pointed out that Hogg had been interviewed about a beach altercation previous year in Redondo Beach, California, as "proof" that he's an actor, but his mother said they ended up in south Florida after her husband was transferred. [Full Article...]

Breaking down the flood threat

Breaking down the flood threat The Chicago area should get a few days to dry out, with no significant rain in the forecast until Saturday, when more thunderstorms are expected. The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for the Houston area until 3 p.m. [Full Article...]

Schools close as teachers protest for better pay, health insurance

Schools close as teachers protest for better pay, health insurance Justice] from day one that was not enough", Lee told CNN on the phone from a picket line in Charleston, West Virginia, Thursday morning. "I want to let the lawmakers know that teachers deserve a pay raise, and more so than a pay raise, we need PEIA funded", said Jami Hefner, a Braxton County Teacher, WOWK-TV reported . [Full Article...]

North Korea to send high-level delegation to Olympics closing ceremony

North Korea to send high-level delegation to Olympics closing ceremony GANGNEUNG, South Korea-The crowd at Sunday's Closing Ceremony of the Olympics will include both a high-level North Korean delegation and USA presidential adviser Ivanka Trump , setting up another potential encounter between the two adversaries. [Full Article...]

Britain suggests longer Brexit transition

Britain suggests longer Brexit transition Britain on Wednesday raised doubts about an EU-proposed deadline of December 31, 2020, for ending a post-Brexit transition period allowing time for the two sides to strike an agreement on future trade ties. "But what will be the case is, when we've agreed, there will be a fixed date". BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg said the leak suggested the United Kingdom "has softened its position". [Full Article...]

Denies 'Scripted Question,' Invites Pro-Gun Student to Appear — CNN Scrambles

Denies 'Scripted Question,' Invites Pro-Gun Student to Appear — CNN Scrambles Reactions began rolling in on Twitter after Haab's claims. " I expected to be able to ask my questions and give my opinion on my questions ". According to Real Clear Politics , a source at CNN also said Haab wanted to give a longer speech at the town hall , rather than just ask a question. [Full Article...]

Trump's travel ban emboldened 'politics of hate': Amnesty

Trump's travel ban emboldened 'politics of hate': Amnesty Published on Thursday, the State of the World's Human Rights report for 2017, says "hate-filled rhetoric" is having "terrifying consequences" across the world and also mobilising activists in a way not seen in decades. The warning signs - the brutal discrimination against the Rohingya people - had "long been visible". "Trump's backward steps on human rights are setting a risky precedent for ot... [Full Article...]

Uttarakhand IAS association condemns 'assault' on Delhi CS

Uttarakhand IAS association condemns 'assault' on Delhi CS The MLA said that the Chief Secretary was supposed to come for the meeting at 5 p.m., but he and two other IAS officers did not turn up despite the panel waiting for them till 6.15 p.m. The Delhi Chief Secretary met Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and registered a complaint against the MLAs, Ajay Dutt and Prakash Jharwal. Delhi Chief Secretary had accused that he was assaulted by AAP legis... [Full Article...]


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