Meghalaya Elections 2018: Early voters receive medal from Election Commission

Earlier in the day, state Chief Electoral Officer Frederick Roy Kharkongor had told IANS that over 50 per cent electorate had cast their votes and that a large number of voters were still in queues at various polling stations across the state. More..

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NY regulator asks Deutsche, other banks about Kushner loans
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

NY regulator asks Deutsche, other banks about Kushner loans

In the case of Apollo Global Management, Kushner met multiple times with its head, Joshua Harris , three sources told The Times. Kushner's company, which he left to take his position in the White House pre...More..

More than 1000 Palestinians have died in Gaza Strip under Israeli blockade
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

More than 1000 Palestinians have died in Gaza Strip under Israeli blockade

The fishermen's union in Gaza said a boat with three fishermen was sacked upon by Israel's military. The Ministry of Health in Gaza said it has yet to be informed of any casualties or admissions to hospit...More..

Ardern thrown but not offended by Australian interview
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Ardern thrown but not offended by Australian interview

Charles Wooley asked Ardern, who is now pregnant, about the conception of the child, as well as calling the politician attractive and describing her as the "catch of the day". The PM on Monday said she had not...More..

Isolated strong storms possible Sunday
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Isolated strong storms possible Sunday

We will continue to monitor the forecast on this developing storm in the days ahead and keep you updated! Heavy rain is tracking through Central Alabama. Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Katie Walls said ...More..

Suarez hat-trick keeps Barca ahead in La Liga
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Suarez hat-trick keeps Barca ahead in La Liga

Cristian Portu stunned the home supporters, pouncing on Samuel Umtiti's mistake to open scoring, but Luis Suarez equalized only two minutes later. It looked as though the chance had gone when Messi was fo...More..

Illinois River Flooding In Cherokee County
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Illinois River Flooding In Cherokee County

The storm system packing hail, high winds and possible tornados was forecast to drop from 2 to 4 inches (5 to 10 cm) of rain by early Sunday from Arkansas into the Ohio Valley. The city has since put up furth...More..

Australian tourist may have exposed New Yorkers to measles, health department says
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Australian tourist may have exposed New Yorkers to measles, health department says

A tourist from Australia who was confirmed to have measles, a viral disease that causes fever and rash, visited NY from February 16 to 21, officials said. The MMR shot is part of a series of required vaccinatio...More..

Democrats failing to endorse Dianne Feinstein gives progressive push
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Democrats failing to endorse Dianne Feinstein gives progressive push

Kamala Harris and U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, urged unity ahead of the midterm elections. They said that President Donald Trump is a common enemy to more than 3,000 Democratic activists gathered at the annual mee...More..

Iraq sentences 16 Turkish women to death for joining Isis
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Iraq sentences 16 Turkish women to death for joining Isis

The French news agency also contended that 16 of them had been recently sentenced to death by an Iraqi court. "In these cases, the women are getting the harshest possible sentences for what appears to be ...More..

1 dead in double stabbing at MA library
by | Monday, February 26, 2018

1 dead in double stabbing at MA library

The district attorney says authorities are looking into the possibility that Yao and the woman knew each other. Ryan added that another woman, aged 77, was slightly injured in her arm as she was attempting ...More..

Ko finishes outside top 30 in Thailand
by | Monday, February 26, 2018

Ko finishes outside top 30 in Thailand

Korda's world-class talent was on full display this week in Asia, where she won by four shots, but so too was her new-look face. Moriya, the 2013 Rookie of the Year, nearly caught up with Korda after nine hol...More..

Scott calls for reform to state's gun laws, increase in school security
by | Monday, February 26, 2018

Scott calls for reform to state's gun laws, increase in school security

California Teacher Association President Eric Heins, reacting to Trump's comments, said in a statement , "Arming educators or other school employees with guns to prevent mass shootings does nothing to pr...More..

Pyeongchang Games: Russians take gold on record final day
by | Monday, February 26, 2018

Pyeongchang Games: Russians take gold on record final day

The Germans were seconds from pulling off a Wunder auf Eis (Miracle on Ice) upset before Russian Nikita Gusev's shorthanded equaliser with 55.5 seconds remaining led to the sudden death extra period. The R...More..

Motorcade for Rev. Billy Graham to travel 130 miles
by | Monday, February 26, 2018

Motorcade for Rev. Billy Graham to travel 130 miles

His wife died in 2007. He'll lie in repose on Monday and Tuesday before being moved to the U.S. Capitol. Graham had been in poor health in recent years and had turned his global ministry over to son Franklin ...More..

China angered by US sanctions on N. Korea
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

China angered by US sanctions on N. Korea

They bring the total number of U.S. "The President is clearly frustrated, and rightly so, over efforts that have failed in the past and also over the uptick in testing and the advancements we have seen in the...More..

Snow, Wind Coming to Northern Arizona With Next Storm
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

Snow, Wind Coming to Northern Arizona With Next Storm

Snow will develop across central Nebraska late tonight and move northeastward into South Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota on Saturday morning. National Weather Service Meteorologist Tom Graffenauer says 1 to ...More..

India 'distorting facts' on emergency extension, claims crisis-hit Maldives
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

India 'distorting facts' on emergency extension, claims crisis-hit Maldives

Hours after the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) of India said that it does not see any valid reason for extending the emergency period in the Maldives, the Island nation claimed that India is ignoring the fa...More..

Here's how you can leave a message for Billy Graham's family
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Here's how you can leave a message for Billy Graham's family

Graham continued to minister well into his 90s through media, even as his health failed. In 1971, I first met Billy Graham while serving as his caddy at the Byron Nelson Golf Classic. As C.S. Lewis famously ...More..

Nigerian leader says sending more troops to find missing schoolgirls
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Nigerian leader says sending more troops to find missing schoolgirls

Anger erupted in a town in remote northeast Nigeria on February 22 after officials fumbled to account for scores of schoolgirls from the college who locals say have been kidnapped by Boko Haram jihadists....More..

US Says Russia Has 'Unique Responsibility' For Killing In Syria's Ghouta
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

US Says Russia Has 'Unique Responsibility' For Killing In Syria's Ghouta

Non-governmental and worldwide organizations and governments have expressed indignation at the scale of the bombing , which is rare in its intensity even in Syria , where civil war has been taking place since...More..

Bahrain rights activist sentenced to five years in prison
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Bahrain rights activist sentenced to five years in prison

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights - of which Nabeel Rajab is president - said he was convicted on "trumped-up charges" following "a trial that was by itself a mockery of justice". On March 14, 2011, troops ...More..

More Republicans questioning whether Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens should stay
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

More Republicans questioning whether Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens should stay

Gardner, a former Democratic lawmaker, has held her current office for a little more than a year. Susan Ryan, a spokeswoman for Gardner, fired back at Greitens. That resolution is then referred to a committ...More..

Kasatkina edges Muguruza to line up Svitolina in Dubai final
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Kasatkina edges Muguruza to line up Svitolina in Dubai final

In the third, Kasatkina, ranked 24th and victor of the Charleston title last spring, rode her rising momentum as the fight drained out of Muguruza. Having reached the final last week in Doha, it is understand...More..

East Africa countries ranked most corrupt
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

East Africa countries ranked most corrupt

Pakistan's position has not changed much from 2016 when the country was ranked 116 out of 176 countries, reports a local English daily . In 2017, New Zealand and Denmark rank highest with scores of 8...More..