Wednesday April 26-th, 2017

BJP's prowess in Congress citadels on the rise BJP's prowess in Congress citadels on the rise

The only place where the Congress really showed its strength was in Karnataka , where it won both the Nanjangud and Gundlupet seats by a comfortable margin. Kalale N Keshavamurthy, of Congress, defeated his nearest rival V Srinivas Prasad of BJP, ...

Chicago agency finds high chemical level in lake Chicago agency finds high chemical level in lake

Environmental Protection Agency said. Since that time, the EPA has conducted sampling at the outfall from U.S. Steel's Midwest Plant, Indiana American's water intake, Lake Michigan beaches to the east and west of the waterway and Burns ditch, the...

Pink diamond auctioned for record $71.2M in Hong Kong Pink diamond auctioned for record $71.2M in Hong Kong

The Pink Star was first introduced to the public in 2003, when the Financial Times hailed it "the rarest, finest, most precious stone the world has ever seen", according to the Sotheby's brochure. David Bennet, global president for worldwide jewe...

Arkansas judge blocks state from using lethal drug Arkansas judge blocks state from using lethal drug

The state's compressed schedule had drawn widespread attention - for both the pace of the executions and the manner in which the state obtained the drugs it planned to use in the lethal injections. The drug companies stated in their filing that they ...

Russia vetoes UN resolution to condemn Syria chemical attack

Speaking alongside Mr Tillerson at a news conference, Mr Lavrov said relations between the two nations "are not the most calm" and some issues were "time bombs" inherited from the Obama administration. Mr Putin had even honoured Mr Tillerson with a...

North Korea's nerve gas missiles 'could hit Japan' PM warns

Chinese experts see little immediate possibility of hostilities breaking out between the USA and North Korea , but say Beijing will respond harshly to any further North Korean nuclear tests. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a news confe...

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice pulls out cow dung during budget announcement West Virginia Governor Jim Justice pulls out cow dung during budget announcement

Justice vetoed the bill during a press conference at the Capitol Thursday, calling it "political bull-you-know-what", revealing a plate of feces in the Capitol rotunda. Subsequently, Justice unveiled an alternate budget plan, commonly called Budget 2...

Pink Floyd Now Has Shrimp Named After Them Pink Floyd Now Has Shrimp Named After Them

The more likely cause of death, in retrospect, was the dry ice the band dumped in the water, and the underwater explosive flares used to inflate the Octopus. According to De Grave, he had been listening with great pleasure to Pink Floyd's " The Wal...

Letter asks big city mayors to end travel bans Letter asks big city mayors to end travel bans

To be clear, HB 142, the replacement legislation, gets rid of the most widely debated and denounced portion of its predecessor - Section 1, which said that in public buildings and spaces people could only use restrooms and locker rooms that matched...

Westbrook breaks triple-double record, hits winning shot Westbrook breaks triple-double record, hits winning shot

Westbrook was asked if there was a point during the season when he realized Robertson's triple-double record was within reach. He scored the team's final 13 points as Oklahoma City rallied from 10 down with three minutes left. As someone who did the ...

Wilson scores in OT as Caps survive scare to beat Leafs Wilson scores in OT as Caps survive scare to beat Leafs

Then he does it again. This was something he has waited his entire life for. You know about the social media because you have kids. He elevated his game. Said Coach Barry Trotz: "I've had one conversation as an individual with him the last couple d...

McGill AIDS researcher dies in Florida McGill AIDS researcher dies in Florida

Wainberg was the founder and director of the McGill University AIDS Centre and the Lady Davis Institute at Montreal's Jewish General Hospital . Wainberg was part of the medical team that discovered the first antiviral drug to treat patients with...

US Preparing for Preemptive Strike on North Korea US Preparing for Preemptive Strike on North Korea

Speaking at an afternoon event at the White House, Trump said frankly, "North Korea is a problem, the problem will be taken care of". "If North Korea does not end its nuclear activities, this end is inevitable", the newspaper explained, adding that...

UN rights agency condemns abuse of gay people in Chechnya UN rights agency condemns abuse of gay people in Chechnya

Torture, beatings and even killings have been reported together with allegations of rounding up more than 100 Chechen men in what has been referred to as a "homosexual concentration camp" in the Muslim majority Russian region of Chechnya. Russia's aw...

BJP will form government in Bengal next time, says Rajnath Singh

On the BJP's finishing second, she said, "Who is in the second or third position is not my concern. We are not like other parties who interfere in the CBI investigation". She further asserted that BJP will form the government in Bengal "with a clear ...

US Navy strike group to move toward Korean peninsula US Navy strike group to move toward Korean peninsula

The US is vowing to keep up the pressure on Syria after the intense night-time wave of missile strikes from US ships, despite the prospect of escalating Russian ill will that could further inflame one of the world's most vexing conflicts. The US annu...

UN votes to end Haiti peacekeeping mission in October

The UN chief Antonio Guterres has recommended the shutdown of the $346 million mission as the USA, the largest contributor to the mission with 28.5 percent, wants to cut its funding. A 2004 rebellion had the country on the brink of collapse, leading ...

Trump says China won't be labeled a currency manipulator

The dollar also saw a fall after Trump told the Wall Street Journal in an interview that the currency was "getting too strong". President Trump on Wednesday flipped to new positions on four different policy issues, backing off of repeated c...

Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR) Buy, Sell or Hold Now?

The share price of the stock surged 14.96% for the year. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call. FTR has been the subject of several other research reports. Royal Bank of Canada restated a "hold" rating and issued a $3.50 target pric...

Forecast: Partly sunny and a high in the lower 70s later today Forecast: Partly sunny and a high in the lower 70s later today

With highs in the 70's, and mostly sunny skies, it's a great time to get outdoors. North winds 5 to 10 miles per hour. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Temperatures will begin the...

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