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People Knives out in Congress ahead of Bijepur bypoll results
Author: 0 Knives out in Congress ahead of Bijepur bypoll results

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had spent a night in the constituency during his hectic two-day schedule of rallies. BJP- 59896, Cong- 10153, BJD- 101435, NOTA- 1665. "We have 12 dedicated squads to ensure free and fair polling in all the places", the CEO said. Sahu was accompanied by Labour Minister Sushant Singh, Handlooms Minister Snehangini Chhuria and hundreds of party workers during her meeting with Naveen.

People Drama at the Winter Olympics
Author: 0 Drama at the Winter Olympics

Local press reported that the vehicle was a pink Hummer. The three have been banned from leaving South Korea , but police said it was likely the group would be released upon payment of a fine. Its results will be sent to South Korean prosecution and, unless the alleged offense is deemed a serious crime, Raine, Duncan and his wife will be able to leave the country after paying a fine.

People See Photos of the Floods Overwhelming the Central US
Author: 0 See Photos of the Floods Overwhelming the Central US

A Flood Warning has been in effect since Monday for areas along the Ohio River. The forecasted levels, in the major flooding category, didn't come because the storm the National Weather Service believed would cause the river to exceed flood stage went elsewhere, 911 Director Rick Woodyard said on Monday .

People New Zealand prime minister barraged with sexist comments during 'creepy' interview
Author: 0 New Zealand prime minister barraged with sexist comments during 'creepy' interview

He also speculated on the date the pregnant 37-year-old politician's baby was conceived and takes Ms Ardern's partner Clarke Gayford on a fishing trip, only to deliver the line that "Jacinda was the catch of the day". "It's interesting how much people have been counting back to the conception, as it were", he said. "[The portfolio] is an acknowledgement of the emphasis this government places on our long held anti-nuclear stance, and the role we must play now and in the future", Ms Ardern ...

People An Australian tourist leaves behind Measles virus everywhere in NYC
Author: 0 An Australian tourist leaves behind Measles virus everywhere in NYC

Nassau County, NY - February 26, 2018 - Nassau University Medical Center officials have arranged for the hospital to be prepared for possible Measles-related admissions in the wake of the recent NYS Department of Health (NYSDOH) warning message that New York hospital facilities should be on "high alert" with regard to symptoms of the Measles.

People First Alert Forecast: Few showers Sunday, rain chance peaks Monday
Author: 0 First Alert Forecast: Few showers Sunday, rain chance peaks Monday

Tomorrow will be cooler with a high of 55 degrees. While severe weather is not a large concern, a few isolated thunderstorms could produce heavy rain (leading to minor street flooding), lightning, & hail. In general, amounts should be under an inch, but some folks could get a quick inch or two if a heavier band of rain moves over the same location for a longer stretch of time.

People California Democrats Refuse to Endorse Dianne Feinstein for Re-Election
Author: 0 California Democrats Refuse to Endorse Dianne Feinstein for Re-Election

The Democratic activists wanted her challenger Kevin de Leon , the state's Senate leader to be their face. "It should never take a primary challenge for California's leadership to stand up for California values", he said. Feinstein supporters, meanwhile, said her long track record as a fighter for Democrats and women makes her the party's best choice. No official endorsement was given either to the four Democrats that involved in the race to replace Governor Jerry Brown.

People Turkish Women Sentenced to Death for Belonging to ISIL in Iraq
Author: 0 Turkish Women Sentenced to Death for Belonging to ISIL in Iraq

This sentencing follows after Iraq claimed victory over ISIS in Iraq and after several hundreds of women have been tried by the Iraqi court. Sixteen Turkish women were sentenced to death in Iraq because membership in the Islamic State terrorist organization, Reuters and TASS reported, referring to the judiciary.

People Pakistan back on terror watch list after China withdraws objection
Author: 0 Pakistan back on terror watch list after China withdraws objection

The resolution was initially opposed by Saudi Arabia, which was acting on behalf of GCC, China and Turkey. Pakistan was on the FATF watch list from 2012 to 2015, then only on issues of money laundering. Pakistan vigorously tried to avoid inclusion to the list and said the USA had voiced concerns about the freedom with which the suspected planner of the 2008 Mumbai attacks, Hafiz Saeed, and his organizations operated in the country.

People Lisa Marie Presley sues manager after losing millions
Author: 0 Lisa Marie Presley sues manager after losing millions

The 50 year old daughter of Elvis Presley claims that the $100 million she inherited has been mismanaged nearly in its entirety by Siegel because of poor investments he made on the estate's behalf. "Unfortunately, she now has only herself to blame for her financial and personal misfortunes". In a lawsuit filed in LA last week she accused Siegel of dissipating her wealth "through his reckless and negligent mismanagement and self-serving-ambition".

People Wedding gift explodes, two including groom killed
Author: 0 Wedding gift explodes, two including groom killed

Instablog9ja reports that the groom and his grandmother died from their injuries while the bride survived with severe injuries. The Bolangir district police have taken the case and the investigation is underway after the family of the groom registered the FIR.

People Former PYD/PKK co-leader arrested in Czech capital
Author: 0 Former PYD/PKK co-leader arrested in Czech capital

The Turkish Justice Ministry said he was being tried in absentia for his alleged involvement in a March 2016 auto bomb attack on Turkey's capital, which killed 36 people and injured 125. "This individual was lying to the media about our operation in Syria". Turkey launched an operation into Afrin on January 20 with the aim of driving the PYD and its militia out of the enclave.

People At least 30 killed in four insurgent attacks across Afghanistan
Author: 0 At least 30 killed in four insurgent attacks across Afghanistan

The Taliban also staged two suicide strikes in Helmand Province, including the one involving the explosive-laden Humvee, which are armored and are sometimes able to drive through defensive fire. The US Embassy in Kabul declined to comment on the incident. In a statement posted on its news agency Aamaq on Saturday IS said the attack was carried out by a bomber with an explosive vest and targeted the gate of the headquarters of the Afghan intelligence service in central Kabul .

People Alberta's boycott on BC wine ends
Author: 0 Alberta's boycott on BC wine ends

On Thursday, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley announced her province is suspending all "retaliatory measures" against its West Coast neighbour, including the ban on B.C. To that end, Horgan is assembling a legal team to ask the courts if B.C. has the jurisdictional grounds to limit inter-provincial trade of commodities such as crude oil - something the Alberta and federal governments both dispute.

People China exports barely any fuel to North Korea in January: customs
Author: 0 China exports barely any fuel to North Korea in January: customs

The campaign will put maximum pressure on the regime to reduce its weapons programme, he told the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) just outside Washington on Friday. Those penalties are more effective than any the United States can apply on its own, mostly because they involve Pyongyang's major trading partner, China.

People Missouri Governor Booted From GOP Association Board
Author: 0 Missouri Governor Booted From GOP Association Board

In the recording, the woman says that Greitens took a photograph of her after tying her to a piece of exercise equipment in the basement, blindfolding her, and partially undressing her. Greitens in a Thursday statement said the indictment on felony invasion of privacy charges won't stop him from serving. Senate Majority Leader Mike Kehoe said in a statement Friday that Greitens' actions have damaged the reputation of the office of governor.

People Trump recognizes that Russian Federation intervened in the American elections
Author: 0 Trump recognizes that Russian Federation intervened in the American elections

There are two Russian scandals connected to the 2016 campaign. The indictment also documented alleged efforts of interference outside the realm of social media and members of President Trump's campaign staff. The president's critics complain that his response to the Mueller indictment is defensive. Well, whose fault is that? If it does, those officials should be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

People Car Rental Company Enterprise Holdings Ends Discounts For NRA Members
Author: 0 Car Rental Company Enterprise Holdings Ends Discounts For NRA Members

Before the corporate defections, almost two dozen companies nationwide had offered incentives to NRA members, according to ThinkProgress .com, a news site owned by the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Home security company SimpliSafe and Hertz Corp also terminated discount programs. -TrueCar. The online car-buying service says that NRA members save an average of almost $3,400 off the retail price of new and used vehicles.

People Vehicle rams security barrier near White House, building on lockdown
Author: 0 Vehicle rams security barrier near White House, building on lockdown

No law enforcement personnel were injured in the incident, and no shots were fired, according to Secret Service. Earlier this afternoon, the White House Secret Service tweeted to let the public know that, "An individual driving a passenger vehicle struck a security barrier near the White House at 17th & E".

People Teenage Figure Skating Star Secures OAR's First PyeongChang Gold
Author: 0 Teenage Figure Skating Star Secures OAR's First PyeongChang Gold

The women's figure skating final in Pyeongchang came down to a duel: Russian Federation athlete Alina Zagitova vs. Russian Federation athlete Evgenia Medvedeva . The 2018 Olympics proved that figure skating is alive and thriving around the world. just not in the U.S. But an Olympic medal, when she'd come so close to quitting the sport a few years back, surrounded now by audacious sprites and wraiths: priceless.

People Social media hoax spread
Author: 0 Social media hoax spread

According to Chief Deputy Rocky Davis with the Emanuel County Sheriff's Office, the threat had been narrowed down to a source most likely out of Ohio. "There was a non credible threat, considered a hoax, at another school district in another county, which was being discussed online and on social media by some middle school students".

People Russian Olympic Committee fulfils IOC condition, pays it $15m
Author: 0 Russian Olympic Committee fulfils IOC condition, pays it $15m

A Norwegian curler who lost out on the Olympic bronze medal to a Russian rival charged with doping said Tuesday he feels robbed of his moment of glory. Russia is attempting to gain Olympic reinstatement after the International Olympic Committee suspended the Russian Olympic Committee a year ago in connection with a massive doping scheme at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi but allowed 168 athletes to compete under neutral uniforms and without the Russian national flag.

People Corruption Survey Shows Latin America Still Struggling to Tackle Graft
Author: 0 Corruption Survey Shows Latin America Still Struggling to Tackle Graft

Singapore was ranked the least corrupt country in the Political and Economic Risk Consultancy's 2017 Report on Corruption in Asia - a position it has held since 1995. The annual Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) from Transparency International rates 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption according to experts and business people.

People Palestinian protesters egg U.S. politicians visiting Ramallah
Author: 0 Palestinian protesters egg U.S. politicians visiting Ramallah

Fatah spokesman Ousama Qawasmeh also claimed that even as the Palestinian president confronts the "occupation" - a derogatory term used by Palestinians to refer to Israel -"we are the targets of parallel attacks from Netanyahu, Lieberman and the American ambassador to the United Nations together with Palestinian collaborators".

People Jordan- Gita: Ex-cyclone brings damage and flooding to New Zealand
Author: 0 Jordan- Gita: Ex-cyclone brings damage and flooding to New Zealand

More than 2000 properties in Manawatū, Rangītikei and Whanganui lost power overnight on Tuesday after strong winds and heavy rain closed roads and sent unsecured trampolines flying. The state of emergency in Buller, Grey and Westland districts had been lifted on Wednesday morning but remained in placed for Nelson. He said: "We stand ready to help and have personnel and trucks that can be mobilised as quickly as possible".

People Jarvis Landry Receives Franchise Tag from Dolphins
Author: 0 Jarvis Landry Receives Franchise Tag from Dolphins

In other words, Landry nearly certainly will stay in South Florida instead of headlining this year's class of free-agent receivers. For the other 31 teams in the National Football League, however, the franchise tag can test how committed they are to adding said player to their roster.

People Senators Ask President Trump To Re Engage In TPP
Author: 0 Senators Ask President Trump To Re Engage In TPP

The effort is led by Senator Steve Daines of Montana, who says the group "is committed" to expediting the trade nominees needed to rejoin TPP on the Senate floor. Trump told CNBC in late January that he would be open to TPP if he was able to make a better deal. "CPTPP has become more important because of the growing threats to the effective operation of the World Trade Organization rules", New Zealand Trade Minister David Parker said on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Netanyahu aide turns state's witness, testifies in corruption scandal

Police say that in return for lavish gifts that included jewelry, expensive cigars and champagne, Netanyahu had operated on Milchan's behalf on US visa matters, tried to legislate a generous tax break for him and sought to promote his interests in the Israeli media market.

People Kamal Haasan Announces Party -MNM
Author: 0 Kamal Haasan Announces Party -MNM

Haasan said to thunderous applause. Among those who are joining Haasan for the launch of his political outfit also includes Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal . The actor's entry in Tamil politics is being keenly watched by political observers, especially at a time when the other cine-icon of the state - Rajinikanth- has also triggered speculations over his imminent political debut.

People Trump calls Oprah Winfrey 'insecure,' says he hopes she runs for office
Author: 0 Trump calls Oprah Winfrey 'insecure,' says he hopes she runs for office

In the same tweet , he continued to challenge her to run for presidency so that the show host can be "exposed and defeated like all of the others". The discussion looked at whether the the pro-Trump panelists still backed the President, his alleged " shithole countries " comments, the worldview of the United States under his leadership, questions around Trump's stability and fitness for office, and accusations of inappropriate sexual behavior.

People Florida PTA plans vigils tonight to honor school shooting victims
Author: 0 Florida PTA plans vigils tonight to honor school shooting victims

Peter Wang, a Brooklyn-born student at the school, died in his uniform. We don't need you. Mr Trump said past year he would "never" infringe on the right to keep arms - a long-running and contested debate within the US. During a gun control rally that coincided with Trump's visit to the state, Gonzalez read a speech while holding her AP Government notes. In recent years, he has pledged to fiercely defend the Second Amendment to the US Constitution, which protects people's right to keep and ...

People Trump breaks record as worst US President
Author: 0 Trump breaks record as worst US President

Right before President’s Day, a survey released polled current and recent members of the Presidents and Executive Politics Section of the American Political Science Association, asking them to rank each president. Despite this, the survey's researchers note "dozens of presidents have had slow starts and have course corrected to improve their public esteem", and that Trump's presidency "may alter perceptions of presidential legacies as his unique approach to the office continues to surprise".

People Gunman opens fire on festival crowd with at least four dead
Author: 0 Gunman opens fire on festival crowd with at least four dead

In a February 19 statement , the office of the region's chief mufti also extended condolences to the relatives and friends of the victims of the attack the previous day in the Daghestani town of Kizlyar. The Islamic State group however claimed credit for the attack on the church, at first issuing a bulletin on its Amaq news agency. Dagestan, a Muslim-majority region in southern Russian Federation, has been plagued in recent years by violence between Islamic radicals and security forces.