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World Media 70 pc turn out in K'taka Assembly polls
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Modi faces a general election within 12 months, and how his Bharatiya Janata Party fares in Karnataka, the only southern state where it has ever made significant inroads, could give an indication whether the tide is still with him. A BJP win would bring Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah a step closer to achieving their dream of a "Congess-mukt" India. The India Today-Axis MyIndia poll gives the Congress seats in the range of between 106-118, with 112 seats as the ...

World Media Mackenzie Dern Misses Weight; UFC 224 Fight vs. Amanda Cooper Will Proceed
Author: 0 Mackenzie Dern Misses Weight; UFC 224 Fight vs. Amanda Cooper Will Proceed

After agreeing to take the fight, Cooper tweeted her displeasure with her opponent. As a result, Cooper, who made weight, will receive 30% of Dern's purse. Dern made her UFC debut in March at UFC 222, beating Ashley Yoder by split decision in a strawweight fight. Unfortunately, Dern's week got off to a rough start after missing a flight to Brazil and then coming in extremely overweight on Friday.

World Media Israel Seeks To Deport Human Rights Worker Over Boycott Claims
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In an ideal world, both Human Rights Watch and the Israeli government would be more concerned with human rights and less with scoring partisan political points from their most extreme supporters. The following month he was granted a work visa. HRW watch have accused Israel of muzzling criticism after it gave the group's Israel and Palestine director two weeks to leave the country , accusing him of promoting a boycott movement.

World Media Always encouraged Arsenal to organise tours to India, says Arsene Wenger
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Wenger says the hugely disappointing defeat to Atletico Madrid in this season's Europa League is another major regret from his time as Arsenal manager . "I've given him only one (bit of) advice, stay at the club". The Emirates for me was like buying a new house. But as well I would say to respect what has been built here and what people care about.

World Media At least 11 dead in Indonesia church bombings at Sunday masses
Author: 0 At least 11 dead in Indonesia church bombings at Sunday masses

Two police officers were among the injured. JAD is an umbrella organization on a US State Department "terrorist" list that is estimated to have drawn hundreds of Islamic State sympathizers in Indonesia . It was not clear if the shootings were connected with the church attacks. A police official also said the attackers included a veiled woman who had two children with her.

World Media Paris knife attacker was French citizen born in Chechnya
Author: 0 Paris knife attacker was French citizen born in Chechnya

Jonathan, a waiter at a local restaurant, told AFP: "I saw him with a knife in his hand". Prosecutor Francois Molins said counterterrorism authorities were leading the investigation on potential charges of murder and attempted murder in connection with terrorist motives.

World Media Trump issues Hawaii disaster declaration after Kilauea volcano eruption
Author: 0 Trump issues Hawaii disaster declaration after Kilauea volcano eruption

As a result, lava levels inside the volcano's main crater have been decreasing. Rocks "the size of cows" could be hurled as far as 800 meters from the site of the blast, according to one expert who spoke to local media. "We can move 226 people in one convoy. The vehicles could come back, and we would just do that round-robin". In Pahoa, the nearest village to Kilauea, some schools remained closed after the area was hit by a 6.9 magnitude natural disaster on Friday, the biggest since 1975.

World Media House Republicans, Defying Leaders, Move to Force Immigration Votes
Author: 0 House Republicans, Defying Leaders, Move to Force Immigration Votes

Carlos Curbelo, Will Hurd and Jeff Denham , and it quickly caught fire. The Republican brass, and many rank-and-file GOPers, are reluctant to descend into a debate about immigration just before the midterm elections in November. "Throughout my tenure in Congress, I have refused to sign discharge petitions when Republicans are in the majority because I consider them to be a political tool used by those in the minority", Ros-Lehtinen said in an email.

World Media Russian Federation claims terror attack foiled at WWII event Netanyahu was attending
Author: 0 Russian Federation claims terror attack foiled at WWII event Netanyahu was attending

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on a statement, which acting Russian Presidential Aide for Military and Technical Cooperation Vladimir Kozhin gave in an interview with the newspaper Izvestia , reported Russian state news agency TASS , "Technologically, it is absolutely incorrect to link this [Kozhin's words] with Netanyahu's visit because the interview was given before Netanyahu's visit", the acting Kremlin spokesman pointed out.

World Media President signs Executive Order for military spouse employment
Author: 0 President signs Executive Order for military spouse employment

Bush. Key spouses do a multitude of things from checking on husbands and wives who are experiencing their spouse being away on deployment, to planning events to help build unity on and off the base. It is viewed as the biggest challenge facing military spouse employment. "That also includes raises for our military, first time in 10 years", he said to cheers from the crowd.

World Media Body found after witness reports seeing teenager sinking in Orlando pond
Author: 0 Body found after witness reports seeing teenager sinking in Orlando pond

Crews in central Florida have seen an individual in a alligator-infested pond where a watch states a teen-ager yelled "it bit mepersonally, it bit mepersonally", prior to disappearing under water. Officials have not confirmed there was an alligator attack. Yates said the most important thing to remember around alligators is to use common sense.

World Media TDP leaders protest welcome Amit Shah in Tirumala
Author: 0 TDP leaders protest welcome Amit Shah in Tirumala

It may be mentioned that Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised Andhra Pradesh Special category Status from Tirupati during the 2014 election campaign. "BJP leaders have lodged a complaint with us over the attack". Around 200 TDP workers who arrived at Alipiri at around 10 a.m. staged protest till Amit Shah, who was visting Tirumala for darshan of Lord Venkateswara left for the airport.

World Media HC reposes faith in election commission
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The SEC had moved Supreme Court challenging the High Court order of accepting e-nominations stating that the SEC had done everything in accordance to the provisions of law and that there was no provision in the Panchayat Act to accept nominations via email.

World Media Crocodile bites off woman's arm in Africa 5 days before her wedding
Author: 0 Crocodile bites off woman's arm in Africa 5 days before her wedding

The other passengers were able to escape unscathed, but the crocodile had a firm grip on Ndlovu's arm. Doctors were forced to amputate her right arm just above the elbow, and she sustained injuries to her left hand as well. "I love her even more, and this incident made me feel even more the deep feeling behind our vows", said Fox. Now they plan to move to the United Kingdom where they hope to move permanently.

World Media Ex-NY Assembly Speaker found guilty in corruption retrial
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Silver was accused of taking $4 million in bribes disguised as legal fees. Silver's retrial was widely watched as a test of the government's ability to prosecute official corruption under the narrower definition. In return, Taub, over about a decade, referred almost 50 cancer patients with legal claims to the law firm Weitz & Luxenberg, which gave Silver a portion of its fees.

World Media Japan, Norway Say Iran Must Reap Benefits of JCPOA
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In a statement Friday, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said he would embark on a round of global diplomacy to try and save the deal, which the United States, the European Union, China, France, Germany, Russia and the United Kingdom in 2015 signed in exchange to Iran agreeing to dial back some of its nuclear activity.

World Media Incumbent McHenry wins 10th District GOP nod
Author: 0 Incumbent McHenry wins 10th District GOP nod

McFadden earned 51 percent of the primary votes. Primary turnout reached almost 16 percent that year. Traditional absentee ballots were expected to continue arriving this week. And eight of the 13 members of the congressional delegation have primaries. Democrats have disproportionately voted early compared to their overall registration: 47 percent of early voters were Democrats compared to comprising 38 percent of total registration.

World Media Delhi-NCR felt natural disaster tremors
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Mild tremors of quake were felt in the Delhi-NCR on Wednesday. This content is restricted to site members. Although details of damage caused is still unclear, there are reports of tremors from Afghanistan's Kabul , India's Kashmir Valley, NCR, and parts of Punjab, such as Bathinda and Muktsar.

World Media Some rain possible, but the weekend will be warmer
Author: 0 Some rain possible, but the weekend will be warmer

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Highs on Saturday with warm to the upper 80s to near 90! It will be mild overnight with lows in the mid 60s. Have a super weekend and Happy Mother's Day! Variable cloudiness with a couple of showers and a thunderstorm.

World Media Collegium reiterates recommendation to elevate Justice KM Joseph to Supreme Court
Author: 0 Collegium reiterates recommendation to elevate Justice KM Joseph to Supreme Court

The Apex Court collegium took the decision to renominate Chief Justice of Uttarakhand High Court Justice KM Joseph's name after an hour-long meeting of SC judges including CJI Dipak Misra , and 5-other judges on the issue. The 15-minute meeting, which has a monopoly over the appointment of judges to constitutional courts, was marred by Justices Chelameswar and Kurian Joseph making a strong pitch for reiteration of Justice K M Joseph's name and insisting that his name be sent alone ...

World Media Donald Trump Jr. And Kimberly Guilfoyle Reportedly Are An Item
Author: 0 Donald Trump Jr. And Kimberly Guilfoyle Reportedly Are An Item

The couple has five children. Page Six said the two "mingled with guests but stuck close to each other, and later left together, heading for a late dinner at Harry Cipriani on Fifth Avenue". In 2010, he successfully ran for Lieutenant Governor of California and was re-elected in 2014. "Unfortunately, the demands of our respective careers have made it too hard for us to continue as a married couple", the couple said in a statement at the time.

World Media Centre trying to fulfil Ambedkar's dreams: Modi
Author: 0 Centre trying to fulfil Ambedkar's dreams: Modi

At least 4.96 crore voters are eligible to exercise their franchise Saturday from a field of nearly 2,600 candidates. 20000 Voter ids are in control of the Congress candidate at a private place along with laptops and printers. "We are depending on the solid leadership we have here and we are raising the voice of the people of Karnataka ", he said. Singh claimed that BJP, which is the world's largest political party with 11 crore membership, introduced the culture of grassroots democracy in ...

World Media Chief of Staff Kelly: Trump 'Embarrassed' by Russia Probe
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HUDDLED: 'They're also not people that would easily assimilate into the United States, into our modern society. Kelly said the undocumented immigrants don't speak English and are "overwhelmingly rural people" from countries where "fourth-, fifth-, sixth-grade educations are kind of the norm".

World Media Homeland Security chief Nielsen was close to resigning
Author: 0 Homeland Security chief Nielsen was close to resigning

According to those familiar with the admonishment, Trump was unhappy with Nielsen's handling of border security; one source told the Times that the president went on a long tirade about Nielsen's lack of ability to tighten the U.S. During the meeting, Trump yelled about the United States' porous border and said more needed to be done to fix it. Illegal crossings plunged in the early phase of Trump's presidency, but have since returned to levels consistent with the last several years of ...

World Media Dozens still missing after Kenya Patel dam burst
Author: 0 Dozens still missing after Kenya Patel dam burst

The earthen dam on the farm, which grew roses for export to Europe, burst on Wednesday night after heavy rains, sending a wall of water roaring down a hillside and obliterating everything in its path. "In fact, people call him the god of Solai", said Shadrack Cherogony. "For the last one year, we have been trying to engage the company on how to legalize the dams but they have been reluctant".

World Media Two Britons kidnapped after visiting gorilla sanctuary in DR Congo
Author: 0 Two Britons kidnapped after visiting gorilla sanctuary in DR Congo

A spokeswoman declined to elaborate. The Foreign Office confirmed that the incident involved two Britons, but gave no further information. The incident took place just north of the city of Goma in the Virunga National Park. Rising violence in recent months across the province of North Kivu has been linked to broader political instability in DR Congo. Founded in 1925, it is home to about a quarter of the world's critically endangered mountain gorillas .

World Media Deputies respond to reports of possible shooting at Highland High in Palmdale
Author: 0 Deputies respond to reports of possible shooting at Highland High in Palmdale

Sheriff's officials said they recovered a rifle that was believed to be the one used in the shooting. Authorities confirmed a 14-year-old student was shot in the arm , and is in the hospital in stable condition. "Then I realized it was a gun", Jayden, 17, said in an interview. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and fire arms tweeted that its agents were responding to a shooting at the high school.

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