According to preliminary data of the Russian Central Election Commission, after counting 99.84% of ballots incumbent Russian President Vladimir Putin is scoring 76.66% of the vote at Sunday's presidential polls. Chinese President Xi Jinping was among the first to offer his congratulations to Putin, saying in a Chinese foreign ministry statement he believed Russian Federation would "definitely continue to create new glories for national development".
After 17 years, Syed Ali Shah Geelani has been replaced by Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai as the interim chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH), an important constituent of Geelani-led faction of Hurriyat Conference (G). "So today I willfully step-down from the chairmanship, and advise the shoora to arrange an alternative at the earliest". Geelani held the post of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat chairman since the party was created following a split in the Hurriyat Conference in 2003.
If you're in an optimistic mood, it might suggest that the Supreme Court is becoming less tolerant of blatant gerrymandering. Republicans now hold 13 out of 18 congressional districts in the swing state. Up until Monday afternoon, there was still a lot of uncertainty over whether the new map would stand. Under the new map, Democrats have a good chance to pick up three seats in the Philadelphia suburbs, and a fighting chance of flipping Republican districts in Harrisburg, Allentown and ...
Kejriwal alone is facing several civil and criminal defamation cases in Delhi , Varanasi, Amethi, Punjab , Assam, Maharashtra and Goa, and most of these cases require personal appearances. Upset by the capitulation, AAP lawmaker Bhagwant Mann quit as the party's Punjab unit chief and Aman Arora resigned as his deputy. However, at a meeting yesterday, Kejriwal tried to pacify his party MLAs from Punjab to avert a split in the state unit.
The organization, which has a history of promoting conversion therapy and arguing that homosexuality is curable, had Pence give a speech at its 40th anniversary and Dobson was awarded an award in June. The Pences' book is #6 on Amazon . But, he emphasized, this is an actual children's book, "not some adult book telling Mike Pence to go f*ck himself, though, in buying it, that's exactly what you would be doing".
Mr. Trump has declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency and proposed, in his budget plan last month, spending $10 billion on the epidemic over the next two fiscal years. "They're safe havens for just some awful people, some bad people", Trump said. Trump will make a public appearance along with his wife Melania Trump to steer forward his anti-drug campaign among the students and also to discuss his drug eradication plan.
Uber operates autonomous vehicles in Tempe, Pittsburgh , Toronto and San Francisco. An Uber spokeswoman said the company was "fully cooperating" with the local authorities. Until now, all road accidents involving self-driving cars were minor crashes, mostly caused by other human drivers or by the self-driving car's human driver while driving between tests [1, 2].
Wall-Mart shares closed higher Friday, ahead of a letter sent by the Retail Industry Leaders Association ( RILA ) to the White House, highlighting the potential damage the tariffs usa president Trump is planning for China, could have on the U.S.
US National Security Adviser HR McMaster met his South Korean and Japanese counterparts Chung Eui-yong and Shotaro Yachi in San Francisco for talks over the weekend on denuclearization and the summit talks, South Korea's presidential office said in a statement.
Cooler weather overnight helped firefighters, but at 10am on Monday a community update from the Rural Fire Service advised the threat continues. Rural Fire Service commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons said if the blaze was a few hundreds metres north or south, it would have likely gone straight past Tathra.
Rihanna suffered domestic violence at the hands of Chris Brown while they were still in a relationship. The ad for Android and iOS game " Would You Rather? " appeared on Snapchat around March 11, surprising the social media app's users.
When contacted, Selangor Fire and Rescue Department Assistant Director of Operation Mohd Sani Harul confirmed Abu Zarin's passing. A cobra got the better of Malaysia's famous " snake whisperer", who died Friday from a bite from the deadly serpent, according to reports .
Putin's most vocal opponent , the anti-corruption campaigner Alexei Navalny , has been barred from standing for legal reasons and has called on followers to boycott an election he says is a sham. Meanwhile, the USA has imposed sanctions on 19 Russians for alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election. The government wants to ensure elections are clean after ballot stuffing and fraud marred the last presidential election in 2012.
But a general evacuation of civilians and rebels was not on the table, he said. In the northern Afrin region, people fled as Turkish war planes struck the main town, Syrian Kurdish forces and the monitor said. Air strikes killed 37 civilians across the shrinking rebel territory Saturday, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor reported, majority in the town of Zamalka as they prepared to flee.
She also mocked Rahul for likening Congress to Pandavas who fought for truth. The Kauravas were powerful and arrogant. Addressing the AICC Plenary, Rahul unveiled his plans to put the ordinary party worker at the centre-stage of the organisation, talked about breaking the wall between them and the leadership of the party and giving them preference when it came to contesting elections.
Police have not announced any major developments in the case since linking the two explosions on March 12 with the March 2 explosion that killed Andrew House, 39. Since Monday some 500 suspicious packages have been reported to the police throughout the city, though none of them have turned out to contain explosive devices.
Mr Woo, the head mathematics teacher at Sydney's Cherrybrook Technology High, was one of the 10 finalists. May, in a video message broadcast at the gala event, said: "Being a great teacher requires resilience, ingenuity, and a generous heart".
TDP chief and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Friday discussed with party leaders the proposal to move the No-Confidence Motion against the Narendra Modi government . Earlier in the day, TRS MPs, wearing pink stoles and holding up placards, staged protests in the Lok Sabha for the tenth consecutive day demanding that the Centre allow the State to enhance total quota of reservations.
Evans, who treats every game like senior night and doesn't want to be done, scored 22 points and hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 21/2 minutes left for Texas Tech. After an ineffective first half of offense, KU began to roll with its massive center leading the way. Defensively, Seton Hall yields 73.3 points per game against the opposing teams.
Putin's main challenge in the vote was to obtain a huge margin of victory in order to claim an indisputable mandate. In a sign of continued tension between Kiev and Moscow, Ukraine said Sunday it would not allow Russians in the country to vote at Russian consulates, according to a statement from the government information agency, Ukrinform.
Skripal, a former Russian intelligence officer convicted in his home country of spying for Britain, and his daughter have remained in critical condition following the March 4 poisoning. "We are ready for joint work despite the difficulties", Putin added. " London is ready to provide Moscow with access to the Skripal and Glushkov cases", the British Foreign Secretary said.
The strike - organized by Maharashtra Navnirman Vahatuk Sena - claim that both companies gave "big assurances to drivers, but are unable to cover their costs". Pandit Thorat, senior inspector of Andheri police station said that in case of violation of any order, actionshall be taken against them. Previous year too, drivers went on an indefinite strike in Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru demanding higher incentives, a lesser number of rides and more incentives for share and pool services.
The threat will be isolated and the primary concern would be hail and gusty winds. Our chance of severe weather begins around 3 PM Monday afternoon and will last until 10 PM Monday night . Any type of severe weather will be possible - including damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. You still have time to make sure you're prepared for severe storms.
According to the White Helmets civil-defense agency, at least 61 civilians were killed in the attack, which occurred in the town of Kafr Batna. Thousands of Syrians fled a rebel pocket in eastern Ghouta on Thursday and crossed by foot to army positions, the largest such outflow in nearly a month of fighting, as troops seized more ground in the opposition stronghold.
Mukhopadhayay, former Deputy AG B.N. Jha and former Senior Accountant Pramod Kumar asking why they should not be made accused in the case. While the court was expected to declare the verdict on Saturday, it deferred it to Monday. He is now serving a prison term of 3.5 years following his conviction in the Deoghar treasury case on December 23 last year. The verdict against Lalu, who has already been convicted in three cases, will be pronounced by the special CBI judge Shivpal Singh.
The president's Twitter barbs follow closely on the call by Trump's personal lawyer for the Trump-appointed No. 2 Justice Department official overseeing Mueller's inquiry to " bring an end " to that investigation. Trump's attacks on the special counsel team reinforced demands by Democrats to protect Mueller's investigation. Any move to oust Mr Mueller, Mr Graham said, "would be the beginning of the end of his presidency.
Srinagar-The Jammu and Kashmir Police have admitted that the third militant killed in a gunfight in Anantnag's Hakkora three days ago, was from the south Indian state of Telangana , endorsing what Ansar Ghazwat ul Hind , which has owned him had claimed him.
Vistas said that while all efforts were now focused on the search and rescue operation, "it is clear that the solution is in (providing) measures for the protection of people" and in providing safe procedures for refugees and migrants while also cracking down on smuggling rings.
At fulltime, Spain players angrily confronted referee Vlad Iordaschescu along with his two fellow Romanian assistant refs. A scuffle then broke out between the Spanish and Belgian players. Spain captain Jaime Nava apologised for the conduct of his players at the final whistle, but stressed that his team were dismayed after having been "eliminated by external factors".
The service members were killed, along with three others, when their HH-60 Pave Hawk rescue helicopter crashed near the city of Qaim in Iraq. The four New York Air National Guard members, assigned to the 106th Rescue Wing, were stationed at F.S.