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A shut and open case of Lucknow's iconic Tunday Kababi

A shut and open case of Lucknow's iconic Tunday Kababi The Yogi Adityanath led BJP has launched a crackdown on illegal slaughterhouses and meat shops in Uttar Pradesh. Earlier in the day, Scroll had reported that the outlet in Akbari Gate - which serves buffalo meat - was shut while the other outlet in Aminabad - which also serves chicken and mutton - was open. [Full Article...]

Mecca Masjid blast: Aseemanand granted bail by Hyderabad court

Mecca Masjid blast: Aseemanand granted bail by Hyderabad court The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which was probing the blast case, arrested Aseemanand in November 2010 and handed him over to the National Investigation Agency (NIA). On May 18, 2007, nine people were killed and many others were injured after an IED exploded inside the mosque in Hyderabad . Five persons were killed in subsequent police firing near the mosque after protests broke out af... [Full Article...]

At least 10 hurt as Mount Etna erupts

At least 10 hurt as Mount Etna erupts Rebecca Morelle, BBC News global science correspondent , was also on the volcano with a BBC crew and tourists. While Morelle said the blast caused head injuries, burns, cuts and bruises, another volcanologist told her it was the most risky incident he had experienced in his 30-year career. [Full Article...]

Trump defends wild claims: 'I'm president, and you're not'

Trump defends wild claims: 'I'm president, and you're not' In the interview with Scherer, Trump also fanned false narratives about wiretapping, voter fraud, NATO, and refugee violence in Sweden. The Week noted that Trump took credit for predicting things at 10 different points, though he didn't really point to any specific predictions he made - except for his election. [Full Article...]

London terror attacker named as 52-year-old Khalid Masood

London terror attacker named as 52-year-old Khalid Masood Speaking in the House of Commons, May said the as yet unnamed man, who was shot dead by armed police inside the Palace of Westminster, had been known to MI5, the domestic security service, but had been a "peripheral figure". The ISIS terrorist group claimed responsibility for the deadly rampage, saying Masood was "an Islamic State soldier" who "carried out the operation in response to calls to tar... [Full Article...]

Report Alleges Trump's Campaign Chair Was on Putin's Payroll

Report Alleges Trump's Campaign Chair Was on Putin's Payroll Mr Manafort and Mr Deripaska reportedly maintained a business relationship until at least 2009. On Monday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer tried to distance President Trump from Manafort, saying Manafort "played a very limited role for a very limited amount of time" in the campaign. [Full Article...]

Maharashtra docs continue strike despite Bombay HC warning

Maharashtra docs continue strike despite Bombay HC warning Almost 4,000 resident doctors have been striking since Monday, demanding enhanced security in the wake of a string of attacks on doctors by patients' relatives at government hospitals across the state. Neither has there been any discussion on providing compensations to such doctors. "The high court order disappointed many of us", said a resident from Sion Hospital. [Full Article...]

Ukraine Lawmaker: Paul Manafort Laundered Money From Party of Toppled President

Ukraine Lawmaker: Paul Manafort Laundered Money From Party of Toppled President Manafort has denied the undeclared payments and has not been charged with any crimes. But he has denied that he ever received any of the payments mentioned in the ledger and argues the records are fake. The $750,000 invoice to a Belize-based company for the sale of 501 computers was dated October 14, 2009, the same date that the ledger says Manafort received a $750,000 payment from the Party o... [Full Article...]

ISIS Claims UK Parliament Terror Attack

ISIS Claims UK Parliament Terror Attack British people have shown terrorists they "will not defeat us" by carrying on with their lives as normal after the "sickening" Westminster attack, Theresa May has told the House of Commons. The Prime Minister said Parliament was sending out the message following Wednesday's attack by a knife-wielding terrorist that "we will never waver in the face of terrorism". [Full Article...]

Administration plants aides to be Trump's eyes and ears

Administration plants aides to be Trump's eyes and ears President Donald Trump, according to a new report by the Washington Post . The advisors, who in many cases are working in agencies that still don't have top deputies nominated or confirmed, report back to a high-level White House official, and are meant to ensure loyalty to the president's objectives, the Washington Post reported . [Full Article...]

Donald Trump sounds ready to get health care behind him

Donald Trump sounds ready to get health care behind him Over the years, Ryan has laid out proposals to revamp Medicare and Medicaid. Republican leaders believe Trump's stamp of approval, plus his personal pitch, will help get them more votes on the right, especially since the President won numerous districts represented by Freedom Caucus members by bigger margins than they did. [Full Article...]

Martin McGuinness took IRA victims' secrets to his grave, say families

Martin McGuinness took IRA victims' secrets to his grave, say families A member of a well-known family in the city, Mr McGuinness grew up in the Bogside and after leaving school worked as a butcher. The move saw the Executive collapse and a snap election triggered. Who will be attending Martin McGuinness' funeral service? In 1994 the IRA declared an end to its campaign of violence and Mr Adams appointed Mr McGuinness as Sinn Fein's chief negotiator. [Full Article...]

Porzingis scores 24 points; Knicks lose to Jazz

Porzingis scores 24 points; Knicks lose to Jazz This was the third loss in a row and sixth in the past seven matches for the Knicks. Utah improved to 44-28. Knick of the Night: Kristaps Porzingis started at center and put together a solid performance against one of the best defenders in the league in Gobert. [Full Article...]

French candidates face off in first debate

French candidates face off in first debate National Front leader Le Pen holds a series of anti-European Union views and claims she would help France retain control of its borders. In a snap Elabe poll of 1,157 adults who watched the debate, Macron was seen as the most convincing by 29 percent, with far-left candidate Jean-Luc Melechon placing second with a score of 20 percent. [Full Article...]

Paul 'very limited role' Manafort has unlimited trouble in Ukraine

He also said Tony Podesta, a Clinton campaign fundraiser and brother of Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta, lobbied against sanctions for Russia's largest bank past year. And in January, The New York Times reported that Trump associates and campaign officials had "repeated contacts with Russian intelligence". According to documents obtained by the AP, Manafort wrote that his plan would "be... [Full Article...]

Magu's Rejection By Senate Is Demoralising - CACOL

Magu's Rejection By Senate Is Demoralising - CACOL President Muhammadu Buhari had late past year submitted the name of Mr. Magu to the Senate, for confirmation as substantive Chairman of EFCC, having served in acting capacity since November, 2015. The fresh report was basically reaffirmation of the earlier one, containing same allegations that bother on the nominee's residence, relationship with Mohammed Umar and past record as head of the EFCC'... [Full Article...]

Security Forces Evacuated From Center of Helmand's Sangin

Security Forces Evacuated From Center of Helmand's Sangin Omar Zwak, the provincial governor's spokesman, said security forces had conducted a tactical withdrawal some three km from the district center to avoid civilian casualties. "The government forces in the wake of mounting pressure by Taliban rebels finally evacuated Sangin district early morning today and thus enabling militants to enter the district headquarters", Shakir told Xinhua. [Full Article...]

Seven arrested in connection to London attack

Seven arrested in connection to London attack Authorities refrained from releasing details of the attacker's identity, hometown or nationality. Police say approximately 40 people were injured in the atrocity, some of whom were said to have sustained "catastrophic injuries". At the north end of the bridge, on the bank of the Thames, sits the Palaces of Westminster, home of the oldest parliament in the world and where the attacker's vehic... [Full Article...]

Other view: Waking up to the North Korean nuclear nightmare

Other view: Waking up to the North Korean nuclear nightmare Pyongyang said the arrival of the USS Carl Vinson was part of a "reckless scheme" to attack it. South Korea's Defense Ministry said that it was analysing what type of missile was launched. "Tillerson admitted the failure of the US efforts to denuclearize the DPRK for 20 years and end of Obama's policy of "strategic patience" during his recent tour", the North's official Korean Central New... [Full Article...]

Armed Police Raid Birmingham flat after Westminster terror attack

Armed Police Raid Birmingham flat after Westminster terror attack Another 29 people were being treated at London hospitals, seven of whom were in critical condition early Thursday, officials said. "He was a peripheral figure.He was not part of the current intelligence picture". A minute's silence was held in parliament and in front of police headquarters at New Scotland Yard at 0933 GMT, in honour of the victims - 933 was the shoulder number on the uniform of... [Full Article...]


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