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DA thrilled by landmark state capture judgment against Zuma

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The court further found that Zuma had abused the judicial process in his lengthy pursuit to halt the report from being released. It was also clear he was protecting his personal interests when he came to court seeking an interdict and the taxpayer should not be made to cover the costs. Read More »

Analyst Opinion Summary: NRG Yield, Inc. (NYLD), Coca-Cola European Partners plc (CCE)

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The stock decreased 1.93% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $2.54. About 80,118 shares traded. (NWY) has declined 49.15% since December 12, 2016 and is downtrending. More interesting news about The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) were released by: Fool.com and their article: "Better Buy: The Coca-Cola Co vs. PepsiCo, Inc." published on September 13, 2017 as well as Investorplace.com's news article titled: "For Investors, the Coca-Cola Co Stock Is No Longer It" with publication ... Read More »

Trump calls for tougher immigration restrictions after New York City attack

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In calling for an end to "extended-family chain migration", Trump said, "the awful harm that this flawed system inflicts on America's security and economy has always been clear". The White House called on Monday for immigration reforms based on merit-based rules, saying the explosion in New York City hours earlier is evidence the USA needs to boost border security. Read More »

Stage set for another Brexit showdown with Tories threatening to rebel

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So far it has emerged unscathed, but on Wednesday several rebels are lining up behind Grieve's bid to ensure a " meaningful vote " on any final deal agreed with Brussels. Dominic Grieve said on Tuesday: "It could be possible for Parliament to say to the Government "I'm sorry I don't think you have negotiated a good enough deal". Read More »

No deadline for Aadhaar linking as of now

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The matter will be taken up at 2pm. Meanwhile, a five-judge constitution bench will continue hearing pleas seeking an interim stay on the Centre's decision directing mandatory linking of Aadhaar with various government schemes and welfare measures. Read More »

May faces parliamentary showdown with Brexit rebels

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The PM's lack of a majority leaves her vulnerable to any Commons revolt and with up to 20 Tory MPs set to side with Grieve, she could face a damaging blow to her authority. "I think there are quite a few who may support me - I think enough, if this comes to a vote, to defeat the government", Grieve told the BBC. Former Conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith accused Grieve of " grandstanding " and trying to tie the government's hands in negotiations. Read More »

Atos wants to buy security vendor Gemalto for €4.3 billion

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Atos said the deal will create a leading group in cybersecurity technologies and digital services, with total revenues amounting to Euro 1.5 billion. Atos has launched a "friendly" all-cash bid for Dutch cybersecurity specialist Gemalto with the backing of France's state investment bank, Bpifrance Financement SA, one of the takeover target's largest shareholders. Read More »

Lawmaker accused of sexual assault told: Resign

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He ousted a Democratic incumbent during the 2016 elections, part of a wave of Republican victories that handed the GOP control of the state House of Representatives for the first time in almost 100 years. "This one seems to be sexual impropriety", he said. "It's really sad that we end up with stories and investigations that are going on from all kinds of funding that are very partisan", he said. Read More »

Japanese schoolboy injured after window falls off US Marine helicopter

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Officials of Ginowan city said the window fell on Wednesday morning from a CH-53 helicopter and landed on a school playground, leaving a boy with minor injuries from small gravels stirred up from the ground. "This kind of incident causes worries among not only people at the school but all the people in Okinawa and should never happen", said chief Japanese government spokesman Yoshihide Suga. Read More »

Trump Jr. seeks probe into leaks

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Mike Conaway said Monday that he would continue running the probe. Trump Jr. and other campaign officials attended the meeting. He added, "At the same time, we do not permit witnesses to represent publicly that they are fully cooperating with our committee and privately refuse to answer questions pertinent to our investigation on the basis of meritless claims of privilege". Read More »

Shark's bite on snorkeling honeymooner caught on camera

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The species is a nurse shark, which are not known to be particularly unsafe but they can get aggressive on occasion. Recalling the incident, Illig said she initially thought the shark's presence was her husband playing a prank. Only had a bunch of flesh wounds along my arm. "We were anxious about staph or another infection but it's healing great!" She is heard shrieking in horror as she swims as fast as she can towards her husband Evan Carroll holding the camera. Read More »

Congress can't win Gujarat polls using Pakistan as pawn

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The BJP on Monday condemned an "unwarranted" statement by Pakistan on Gujarat elections , and seemed to suggest that it was aimed at bailing out the Congress party. "I sincerely hope that he will apologise to the nation for his ill-thought transgression to restore the dignity of the office he occupies", stated Singh. Read More »

Wife of Demoted Justice Department Official Worked for Fusion GPS

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The Justice Department seal. It is not exactly clear yet what Ohr's wife, Nellie H. Ohr, did for Fusion GPS, but the payments to a senior Justice Department official's wife - in addition to his meetings - raises significant questions about the relationship between the Obama Justice Department and a firm hired by the Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee to conduct political opposition research against Trump . Read More »

PM Narendra Modi Reaches Dharoi Dam Via Seaplane, Headed to Ambaji Temple

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And it is a proud thing that will be no other than the Sabarmati River. "Today for the first time in the history of the country a sea-plane will land on the Sabarmati River". He said it is a step towards the government's resolve to harness waterways for India's progress. "All this is for 125 crore Indians". "We can not have airports everywhere, so our government has planned to have these seaplanes", he said. Read More »

Melania, Ivanka Trump botched NYC mayor votes thrown out

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Trump's birthday is June 14, 1946-he's a Gemini , but that's an entirely different bag of astrological worms-and instead the ballot read July 14, 1946. Still, she managed better than her husband, Jared, who didn't send his requested ballot back at all-also required for a vote to be counted. Mr Kushner's voting habits made headlines earlier this year, when Wired discovered that he had been registered to vote in NY as a woman for years. Read More »

Alabama Supreme Court Okays Destruction of Digital Voting Records

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Alabama uses paper ballots in its elections, which is considered more secure than many digital voting machines . The cost to address the situation would have little cost. "But without the proper procedures in place, Alabama will be unable to do this", Schneider said. As AL.com reports, the state is required to keep the paper ballots that are digitized to tabulate the vote. Read More »

Egypt's Sisi: Jerusalem's legal status must be maintained

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The Russian president Putin described his talks with his Egyptian counterpart as "constructive and rich". Official Palestinian news agency WAFA said Abbas and Sissi spoke by telephone on Sunday and "continued consultations about the latest developments after the United States administration's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel". Read More »

North Korea says human rights problems don't exist

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United Nations imposed sanctions on North Korea are adversely affecting the delivery of desperately needed humanitarian aid to the East Asian country, where an estimated 18 million North Koreans, almost 70 percent of the population, are suffering from acute food shortages, UN Human Rights Commissioner Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said, according to AFP. Read More »

Congress extends Mindanao martial law until end of 2018

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The former leader, Isnilon Hapilon, was gunned down by armed Philippine forces in October. The group went on to explain that this recent request provides clear evidence of a "dangerous precedent that inches the entire country closer to a nationwide declaration of martial rule". Read More »

Cotton Urges Trump, Congress for Military Cooperation With Taipei

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Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen gives a speech during the National Day celebrations in Taipei, Taiwan, October 10, 2017. China's air force has conducted more "island encirclement patrols" near Taiwan after a senior Chinese diplomat threatened that China would invade the self-ruled island if any U.S. Read More »

Karen Ristevski: husband charged with murder of Melbourne woman

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Custody officers brought him up to the courtroom which was packed full of journalists and police. Mrs Ristevski's phone was last pinged near Gisborne - a further 20 kilometres north along the Calder Freeway, and about 10kms south of Mount Macedon, where her body was found. Read More »

Louis Volunteers Bring Hope to Puerto Rico

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Quiniones, NYPA president and CEO, said . Junta has been instrumental in helping about 600 people from Puerto Rico relocate and resettle in New Haven following the September hurricane that ravaged the island. Currently, more than 450 NY utilities workers are on the ground in Puerto Rico , working diligently to fix the island's power grid. "Tourism is a vital contributor to the Island's economy, so reaching these milestones not only will help build a stronger, better Puerto Rico , but ... Read More »

Model, 19, found naked, dead after falling from condo balcony

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Police met Hospital Kuala Lumpur pathologists to review their findings and are awaiting further test results on samples obtained from the victim. In light of Ivana's tragic death, on December 10, Carl Graham, founder of Rollmodels Academy, posted a lengthy Facebook status to put forth the seriousness of the case while warning others, especially youngsters, about substance abuse and issues surrounding the modelling industry. Read More »

11-year-old MI girl held at gunpoint, cuffed by police

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About 20 people spoke before the commission Tuesday, Dec. 12, about the girl's treatment, hours after the Grand Rapids Police Department released a gut-wrenching body camera video from the incident that showed Honestie screaming in terror as she was handcuffed. Read More »