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MNS resorts to violence, damages taxis during Ola, Uber strike

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They have invested Rs. 5-7 lakh and were expecting to make Rs. 1.5 lakh a month. They will protest along with their families outside the offices of Uber and Ola, Naik told DNA earlier. DK Wagle, a regular user of cab service provider, said Ola and Uber were a convenient mode of transport besides getting AC rides in summer cheaper than taxis. Read More »

U.S. trade associations urge Trump to avoid tariffs against China

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Wall-Mart shares closed higher Friday, ahead of a letter sent by the Retail Industry Leaders Association ( RILA ) to the White House, highlighting the potential damage the tariffs U.S. "These persistent problems jeopardize USA global competitiveness, innovation, productivity, and cybersecurity", it said. "The administration is right to focus on the negative economic impact of China's industrial policies and unfair trade practices, but the U.S. Read More »

Dumka fodder scam: CBI court pronounces Lalu 'Convicted'

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The RJD supremo was convicted on September 30, 2013 in the RC 20A/96 case of Chaibasa pertaining to illegal withdrawal of Rs 37.7 crore in the 1990s. The RJD chief was convicted in the third case on January 24 and awarded a five-year jail term. November, 2014: The Jharkhand High Court drops the conspiracy charge against Lalu Yadav in another case related to the fodder scam , on the grounds that a person can not be tried twice for the same offense. Read More »

Court acquits Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal in two defamation cases

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In his apology letter, Arvind said, "I have nothing personal against you". I regret the remarks. After the apology, they both submitted a joint application asking to withdraw the defamation case filed by Mr Gadkari. AAP state leaders were miffed at Kejriwal's "meek surrender", while BJP and rival parties ridiculed the Delhi CM for backing down. Upset by the capitulation, AAP lawmaker Bhagwant Mann quit as the party's Punjab unit chief and Aman Arora resigned as his deputy. Read More »

Romanian Man Tells Court He Is Alive, Court Declares Him Dead

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Variouslocalmedia report that 63-year-old Constantin Reliu can not be declared alive because he appealed against his certified death too late. Constantin Reliu is alive but still dead! He is not aware of this fact because he has been living in Turkey for more than 20 years now. Read More »

Watch John Oliver Remind Us All of Mike Pence's Discriminatory Nature

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But Oliver undermines such statements by offering as evidence Pence's close association with Colorado Springs' Focus on the Family and its divisive founder, James Dobson. But that's not the only book about Marlon Bundo to go on sale this week. Proceeds from Oliver's book are going toward AIDS United , a group dedicated to ending the AIDS epidemic in the USA, and the Trevor Project , a suicide prevention organization that offers support to young LGBT community members. Read More »

Trump Rolls Out His Plan to Fight the Opioid Epidemic

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Mr Trump was cheered on Monday as he told a crowd: "If we don't get tough on the drug dealers we're wasting our time, and that toughness includes the death penalty ". "The Department of Justice will seek the death penalty against drug traffickers when it's appropriate under current law", said Andrew Bremberg , director of Trump's Domestic Policy Council, as cited by Reuters . Read More »

Rahul puts youth, farmers at centre-stage to unseat Modi

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi will begin a two-day tour across the coastal districts of poll-bound Karnataka from Tuesday, a party official said on Sunday. "But we have not seen even two lakh jobs", he said. But millions of youth face unemployment. As for Rahul's comparison of the BJP to the Kauravas and the Congress to the Pandavas , she said: "Look, who is deciding this - a party that questions the very existence of Lord Ram, a party that mocks Hindus and Hindu rituals". Read More »

Renée Zellweger as Judy Garland for Upcoming Biopic

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Rupert Goold is directing the film from a script written by Tom Edge ( The Crown ). Principal photography begins today on JUDY, based on the true story of Judy Garland's final concerts in London. While her career was long and varied - made up of films, TV and live concerts - Judy will detail Garland's a year ago living, prior to her death in 1969 at the age of 47. Read More »

Turkish-led forces in control of Syria's Afrin city

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On January 20, Turkey launched a cross-border offensive into Syria , with the aim to dislodge Kurdish " terrorists " from Afrin. Earlier, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that Turkish army troopers and their allies had wrested full control over Afrin town. Read More »

J&K: Five civillains killed in shelling by Pakistan Army in Poonch district

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The locals lost their lives after a heavy shell by Pakistani troops hit their house in Balakote sector. The deceased were identified as Mohammad Ramzan, 35, son of Abdullaha, Malika Bi, 32, wife of Mohammad Ramzan, Abdul Rehman, 14, son of Mohammad Ramzan, Mohammad Rizwan, 12, son of Mohammad Ramzan, Razaq Ramzan, 7, son of Mohamad Ramzzan. Read More »

ProPublica Issues Major Correction to Report on CIA Director Nominee

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Critics say Haspel's culpability in the secretive Bush-era torture should disqualify her from the position. "I think she's a particularly disastrous choice, being one of the principal actors" in the torture programme of former President George W Bush, Alberto Mora, the former general counsel for the US Navy and a senior fellow at the Harvard's Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, said. Read More »

Donald Trump Jr. And His Wife Vanessa Trump Are Divorcing

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While many of her in-laws are in the spotlight, she's more removed from the public eye. When firefighters and police arrived along with emergency medical responders, Vanessa Trump and two other people were decontaminated and then took them to the New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center as a precaution. Read More »

Seen @ St. Patrick's Day Parade in Pittsburgh, a tribute to Dan Rooney

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Coming out, you know? The St. Patrick's Day parade was held in NY city on Saturday with the color of green occupying avenues and streets in Manhattan, drawing people from all cultures. Patrick's Day. Danny and Carol Manley, an Irish New Jersey couple, watched the parade with their son, Dan Jr. "We were thinking about what group we could become so we could march in it next year". Read More »

Boris Johnson says Russia has stockpiled nerve agent

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When asked about Chizhov's claim that Russian Federation stopped producing chemical weapons in 1992 and destroyed its reserves of such substances last year, Johnson said: "We actually have evidence, in the last ten years, that Russian Federation has not only been investigating the delivery of nerve agents for the purposes of assassination, but it has also been creating and stockpiling Novichock". Read More »

NCAA Predictions: Will Providence upset Texas A&M? 3/16/18

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NORTH CAROLINA 84, LIPSCOMB 66: Kenny Williams scored 18 points and second-seeded North Carolina (26-10) took its time before opening up, beating 15th-seeded Lipscomb (23-10) at Charlotte, North Carolina. Sophomore Brenni Rose, who played in high school at Shawnee Mission Northwest, had 10 points and four assists on Friday against the Aggies. They upped their pressure and that's when we're at our best, is when people do that and we can back cut out of it or we can start to read screens better. Read More »

March Madness Recap: Seton Hall vs. Kansas Betting Odds

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View a gallery of images from Saturday's second-round game between the Jayhawks and the Pirates in Wichita. Kansas Jayhawks guard Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk (10) shoots a short jumper and scores in the first half during the 2017 NCAA Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Championship game between the Kansas Jayhawks and the TCU Horned Frogs at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Read More »

Trump chose to sack McMaster, says report

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Kelly, who is himself rumored to be on his way out of the White House, also spoke mockingly of incoming economic advisor Larry Kudlow's past cocaine habit, joking the 1990s were "a insane time", according to Axios . With a laugh, Trump said: 'Who's next?' Despite once bemoaning Bolton's thick mustache as unbefitting a senior White House official, Trump has now determined he can look past it, one person familiar with his thinking said. Read More »

Trump attacks fairness of Mueller probe

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Sen. Richard Durbin of IL, the chamber's second-ranking Democrat, said he is concerned about "a constitutional crisis in this country". Trump has denied any collusion with Russian Federation during the campaign, and has downplayed reports that Russian Federation acted in an attempt to boost his campaign and harm Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton's. Read More »

Frustrated Trump lashes out at special counsel Mueller

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Aides and friends say they understand Trump's frustration with an investigation that hangs over his presidency. Trump's criticism of Mueller, a Republican, also came a day after his personal lawyer, John Dowd , called for an end to the special counsel's probe. Read More »

Daniels was physically threatened as warning to stay quiet, lawyer says

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The nondisclosure agreement requires Daniels to pay any damages incurred for violating the deal directly to Trump, not to Essential Consultants. Trump's representatives have denied he had a sexual relationship with Daniels. If a judge determines the hush agreement is valid, she faces a penalty of $1 million for each violation of the agremeent's terms. Stormy Daniels' estranged father, Bill Gregory, told Inside Edition he will be tuning in, adding that he's concerned for his daughter's ... Read More »

US, France, Germany And UK Jointly Blame Russia For Poisoning

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Putin's spokesman denounced the claim. The Russian embassy in London said the decision to expel its diplomats was "unacceptable, unjustified and short-sighted". The source of the nerve agent used - which Britain says is Soviet-made Novichok - is unclear. "US President Donald Trump later said it looks like" Russian Federation was behind the poisoning. Read More »

Gatland not fazed by Jones' offensive Wales remark

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Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? A video has emerged across social media of Jones giving a talk - one in which he refers to Irish people as "scummy", whilst also belittling Wales as a "shit place with three million people". Dan Cole and Joe Launchbury , mainstays of England's starting line-up previous year, have been replaced by Kyle Sinckler and George Kruis respectively, while Dylan Hartley is restored to his role as captain after passing a fitness test on Wednesday to ... Read More »

Crack in Florida bridge deemed no concern just hours before collapse

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Two days before a 950-ton pedestrian bridge collapsed at Florida International University , an engineer with the company that designed it reportedly noticed cracking in the span. At least six people were killed and 10 were injured in the collapse , according to The Associated Press . A college student who narrowly escaped from a auto that got smashed in the collapse said he watched helplessly as the structure tumbled down atop the vehicle and killed his friend Alexa Duran, who was ... Read More »

Terrorists killed in Srinagar encounter belonged to IS linked group

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In this connection Police has registered case under relevant sections of law and investigation has been taken up . Authorities also announced suspension of rail service between Baramulla and Bannihal towns on Friday as a precautionary measure after intense clashes erupted between a stone pelting mob and the security forces at the gunfight site. Read More »

Wang Qishan elected Chinese vice president

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In his former position as vice premier, Wang periodically travelled to the United States, where then-president Barack Obama once gave the Chinese delegation a signed basketball. Many were opponents of his "boss", President Xi. Xi is keeping Wang by his side because of his "talent and ability", according to Hua Po, an independent Chinese political commentator. Read More »

Clemency denied in Georgia's 'Stocking Strangler' case

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In last-minute appeals, attorneys for Gary cited the same evidence used previous year while trying to get Gary a new trial or sentence in Muscogee Superior Court, where a judge rejected those motions in September, according to the newspaper. Read More »