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Karnataka Assembly: Single phase polling on May 12, results on May 15

Karnataka Assembly: Single phase polling on May 12, results on May 15 The Karnataka Assembly elections will see 56,696 polling stations, an increase of nearly 9 per cent compared to the last election, the Election Commission said at the press conference. "Now that the BJP IT cell has announced the Karnataka elections, time for a sneak preview of our top secret campaign video!" The rebel MLAs resigned from the Karnataka legislative assembly a day after they cross... [Full Article...]

Appliance caused gas leak that killed Iowa family in Mexico, relative says

Appliance caused gas leak that killed Iowa family in Mexico, relative says Hoyt said she and her relatives grew anxious when the family didn't return Wednesday and reported them missing on Thursday to the U.S. Embassy in Mexico . Beth Fry, the mother of Amy Sharp, said that the loss of her daughter, son-in-law, and grandchildren has been tough. Paulina Chávez Alonzo, a spokeswoman for the Mexican Embassy in Washington, D.C., told NBC News that the government off... [Full Article...]

Police treating killing of elderly woman in Paris as anti-Semitic attack

Police treating killing of elderly woman in Paris as anti-Semitic attack Mireille Knoll , who escaped a mass roundup of Jews during World War II , was stabbed repeatedly. The flat was then set ablaze in an apparent attempt to cover up the murder . Knoll escaped the roundup of 13,000 Jews in Paris to Nazi death camps in 1942. Until the attack on a synagogue in Copenhagen in February, France was the only western country where its own citizens had killed Jews for be... [Full Article...]

USA exempts S. Korea from steel tariffs, revises free trade deal

USA exempts S. Korea from steel tariffs, revises free trade deal The South's economy is heavily dependent on trade, with the United States as its second-biggest partner and Seoul's trade minister said yesterday they had reached agreement on revising the KORUS deal after weeks of negotiations. Seoul has agreed to double the import quota on American-made cars, as well as reduce the total amount of steel it exports to the US annually by adhering to a quota of 2.68... [Full Article...]

How to track China's falling space lab

How to track China's falling space lab According to the latest predictions, it will begin its fiery descent into Earth's atmosphere somewhere in a window between 30 March and 3 April - possibly around 1 April. Experts say it's highly unlikely that large pieces of schoolbus-sized Tiangong-1 will survive re-entry through the atmosphere. The 77-tonne U.S. space station Skylab also didn't injure anybody and only parts of it were later ... [Full Article...]

No Medical Marijuana Facility for Carroll Co. after Judge's Ruling

No Medical Marijuana Facility for Carroll Co. after Judge's Ruling As for growers-processors, it's expected to take about nine months to a year from the time applications are submitted until the time the growers/processors are supplying medical marijuana . Those entities also require state approval, with the state soon beginning that application and approval process. "Bringing more dispensaries and grower/processors allows for more options for patients", she s... [Full Article...]

Last rebels in Ghouta negotiate as others bused away

The departure was part of a deal reached last week between the Islamist group and Russian Federation, which is helping its Syrian ally negotiate such deals to clear the last rebels out of Ghouta . The regime responded by imposing a crippling half-decade siege on the suburb's 400,000 residents, sealing off their access to food, medicine and other goods. [Full Article...]

China and United States of America launched secret talks to resolve the trade dispute

China and United States of America launched secret talks to resolve the trade dispute The Dow Jones had its third-largest point gain in history Monday with a surge of 669 points, according to CNN Money. Alarm over a possible trade war between the world's two largest economies has chilled financial markets as investors foresee dire consequences should trade barriers go up due to President Donald Trump's bid to cut the United States deficit with China. [Full Article...]

Malaysia threatens ten years in jail for spreading fake news

Malaysia threatens ten years in jail for spreading fake news Citing analysis by the Malaysian Communications Multimedia Commission (MCMC), he said that the spread of fake news is "closely linked" to the use of fake accounts. In fact, under the leadership of the Prime Minister, the government has successfully implemented the legal transformation such as by way of the abolition of the Internal Security Act 1960 or ISA and introduced the Peaceful Assembl... [Full Article...]

Spain Catalonia: Clashes after separatist leaders detained

Spain Catalonia: Clashes after separatist leaders detained Away from the extradition proceedings, the Catalan parliament has still not managed to form a new government in the wake of December's election, meaning Madrid continues to exert the direct rule it introduced in the region in October. Two more were hurt in a smaller clash in the town of Lleida. "Indeed it is a political question and you should not make use of an European Arrest Warrant and for... [Full Article...]

No Relief for Dreamers in US Govt's Latest Spending Bill

No Relief for Dreamers in US Govt's Latest Spending Bill Just a few hours later, Trump signed the measure. The eleventh-hour veto threat added suspense to what otherwise would have been a perfunctory signing ceremony and guaranteed a rapt audience for the president's midday TV appearance. "Is it flawless?" Mulvaney asked, rhetorically. "No". Is it exactly what we asked for in the budget? "We ended up asking for 74 miles worth of wall, we get 110. [Full Article...]

#Offbeat: China unveils five storey-tall vehicle vending machine

#Offbeat: China unveils five storey-tall vehicle vending machine After that is done, all they have to do is pick up the auto from the building the companies involved call " super test-drive center ". Alibaba claimed 1,500, or five percent, of the 30,000 cars sold on Tmall within the first three days of the new payment model's launch were purchased by consumers using the system. [Full Article...]

Sunny and cool for Sunday, rain on the way early this week

Wednesday: Partly cloudy, rain and mountain wintry mix showers. Some breezy winds from 10-15mph are making it feel a bit colder as well for some areas. However, it is worth noting that due to a very strong gradient in the mid levels it is also going to be a rather windy day on Tuesday with strong gusts. [Full Article...]

Winter Storm Warning issued; 4-9 inches expecting South of metro area

Winter Storm Warning issued; 4-9 inches expecting South of metro area There are Winter Storm Warnings/Advisories for up to 9-inches of heavy wet snow continue in effect for many counties south and west of Chicago until later Saturday evening. Snow will end this evening. Widespread 6 to 10 inch snow amounts are expected with isolated snow amounts around 15 inches possible. Although some freezing rain and snow will fall in extreme northern Montana, the only watches ... [Full Article...]

Cuper doubts whether Liverpool star can become world's best

Cuper doubts whether Liverpool star can become world's best Former Liverpool left-back John Arne Riise says that Mohamed Salah should edge out Kevin De Bruyne for the 2017-18 Player of the Year award. Former Liverpool star has adviced Mohamed Salah on his next potential move with the likes of Barcelona , PSG, and Real Madrid after his signature. [Full Article...]

Two lawyers turn down Trump legal team

Two lawyers turn down Trump legal team It's official: Joe diGenova and Victoria Toensing , the husband-wife team of Fox News pundits known for pushing conspiracy theories, will not join Donald Trump's legal team. Ahead of the news, Trump tweeted he was "very happy" with his legal team. "Don't believe the Fake News narrative that it is hard to find a lawyer who wants to take this on", the president cautioned. [Full Article...]

Trump's Lawyer John Dowd Resigns Amidst Russian Probe

Trump's Lawyer John Dowd Resigns Amidst Russian Probe On Thursday, the president reaffirmed his willingness to meet with Mueller, telling reporters following a trade event at the White House: " Yes, I would like to ". Trump did add a new lawyer, days later. The attorneys conducted their sensitive conversation at an outdoor table at BLT Steakhouse, a popular DC restaurant a few doors down from the Times' Washington bureau and close to the offices... [Full Article...]

Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont arrested in Germany

Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont arrested in Germany German police said they had arrested Mr Puigdemont in the northern state of Schleswig-Holstein. The arrest comes two days after Spain's supreme court issued global arrest warrants for 13 Catalan separatists including Puigdemont and his nominated successor Jordi Turull over their role in the region's failed bid for independence. [Full Article...]

Syria rebels prepare to quit penultimate pocket of Ghouta

Syria rebels prepare to quit penultimate pocket of Ghouta Russian Federation struck on Friday a new agreement with an opposition faction in Eastern Ghouta to evacuate the wounded, fighters and civilians to the opposition-controlled northwestern province of Idlib in line with talks launched with Jaysh al-Islam to reach a deal in Douma, the last opposition stronghold near Damascus. [Full Article...]

Winter Storm Warning, Watch issued for parts of area starting tonight

Winter Storm Warning, Watch issued for parts of area starting tonight Long Island took a hard hit, with Bay Shore and Patchogue leading the way with 19 inches of snow. The City of Minot reminds residents that the heavy, wet snow predicted to fall in the Minot area over the next few days could prevent the effective use of snow gates on snow removal equipment. [Full Article...]


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