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Nomination process for Nagaland, Meghalaya assembly Polls end

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After Rio was declared uncontested, his party the NDPP will now contest 39 seats and BJP 20 seats, as per the seat sharing formula. As Monday marked the last date for withdrawal of nominations, his opponent withdrew, leaving 3-time former CM Neiphiu Rio as the uncontested victor of the seat, Chief Electoral Officer of Nagaland Abhijit Sinha said. Read More »

Taver Johnson returning to Ohio State football staff, replacing Kerry Coombs

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That's what Temple co-defensive coordinator Taver Johnson must be thinking, now that Ohio State has officially announced his hiring as the new cornerbacks coach. He was on Purdue's staff for three seasons before that and also had two years as an assistant at Arkansas after leaving Ohio State. "He'll do an excellent job coaching our cornerbacks and mentoring the young men in our program". Read More »

ICE immigration arrests way up in Florida

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However, Mr Macarreno's lawyer says the police handcuffed his client and put him in their patrol auto. When officers arrived, they discovered Macarreno is an undocumented immigrant and also has an outstanding warrant for a non-criminal offense. Read More »

Starting Five: Mizzou vs Texas A&M

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He'll be ready to go. With 14 points, freshman center Jeremiah Tilmon outdueled Aggies veteran post player Tyler Davis , who dealt with early fouls and scored only five points. Plus, we know the issues the Tigers have had late in games. Cassell has called nine ACC games and six SEC games this season, according to The State newspaper in Columbia, S.C. Read More »

Kashmir highway reopens for traffic

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Due to this heavy snowfall activity, the Jammu-Srinagar highway which links Kashmir to the rest of the country has been closed as snow was accumulated around Jawahar Tunnel in Qazi Gund. People living in these areas have been advised to avoid these routes and avalanche-prone areas. "In the morning all the airlines' flights were delayed and kept on standby due to snow at the airport", he said. Read More »

Kenyan arrested in India with 23Kg of gold

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He arrived at the hotel at about 7.30pm and checked in by 8pm. Earlier this month, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Thursday held a crew member associated with Jet Airways at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) here for allegedly smuggling foreign currencies worth over $3,90,000 (Rs 2.63 crore). Read More »

One of the Largest International Military Exercises have Started in Thailand

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The objective of the exercise is to advance regional security and ensure effective responses to regional crises by bringing together a robust multinational force to address shared goals and security commitments in the Indo-Pacific region. Participants will also develop joint actions to provide humanitarian aid and eradicate the consequences of natural disasters. This year, USA participation in Cobra Gold is the largest since 2014, when relations between Bangkok and Washington cooled after ... Read More »

Investigators comb plane crash site for clues

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TV images of the crash site showed wreckage of the plane, including at least one engine , lying in fields covered with thick snow. The cause of the crash is now under investigation, according to Russian global television network RT. Another Russian operator that uses the plane, Angara, based in Irkutsk in eastern Siberia, said it will keep flying them. An explosion had occurred only after it crashed, they said. Read More »

Berkeley becomes sanctuary city for recreational marijuana

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The resolution, proposed by Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin and City Councilmembers Ben Bartlett and Cheryl Davila, comes in direct response to Attorney General Jeff Sessions' crackdown on the use of recreational marijuana, something Arreguin deems "misguided". Read More »

Twenty-two students, four teachers die in Kano bus accident

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The eyewitness Ibrahim Adamu said there is an ongoing road construction in the area. He said the bus had a head-on collision with the truck conveying tomatoes while they were both trying to avoid a pothole. "Of the 22 students, 12 are male while the remaining 10 are female". Meanwhile, funeral prayer for the students and their teachers, who died in the ghastly automobile accident, was held in Misau, amidst sobs by parents and relations. Read More »

North Korea's cheerleaders are drawing eyeballs and sparking controversy

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Pence spent the days leading up to Friday's opening ceremonies warning that the North was trying to "hijack the message and imagery of the Olympic Games" with its "propaganda". The woman claimed that she went there to bid farewell to the art troupe, waving the Korean Unification Flag, which was used during the two Koreas' joint march at the opening ceremony Friday. Read More »

Porsche Can Now 3D-Print Parts For The 959 Supercar

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Supplies of certain components run out, and often, it's way too expensive to build a bunch more, especially for limited-production cars like the 959. Porsche says it will use 3D printing for parts when supplies are either low or completely gone. Read More »

Allegiant opening new operations base in Florida

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The aircraft base is expected to have a deep and lasting impact on the region's economy, bringing an anticipated $418 million in tourism revenue on a five-year horizon. Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport will become the airline's 14th year-round aircraft base. With this addition, Allegiant will offer nonstop service to four cities from XNA. Read More »

Federal Judge Awards Graffiti Artists $6.7 Million After Spray Paintings Destroyed

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Justice has finally been served to NY real estate developer Gerald Wolkoff , marking the end to a long, dramatic landmark case surrounding onetime graffiti mecca 5 Pointz. The artists' graffiti was painted over in 2013 and the buildings were demolished a year later . Wolkoff then set out to cash in on the value of his property by turning the properties into top-dollar apartments and decided graffiti art no longer belonged there. Read More »

Education Department to Reject Transgender Bathroom Complaints

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WND reported when Trump explained its reversal of Obama's policy, arguing Obama's guidance documents "did not contain extensive legal analysis or explain how the position is consistent with the express language of Title IX , nor did they undergo any formal public process". Read More »

PM Modi visits Shiva Temple in Muscat

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi capped a whirlwind visit to the UAE on Sunday, giving a keynote address as guest of honour at the World Government Summit in Dubai. He said Indian investments are estimated at $1.8 billion in two projects in the Special Economic Zone in Duqm. An MoU on academic and scholarly cooperation between National Defence College, Sultanate of Oman and the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses. Read More »

Stocks Carrying High Returns- Ichor Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:ICHR)

ValuEngine raised Ichor from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. On Monday, July 31 the stock rating was maintained by Needham with "Buy". Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 32,090 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $846,213.30. Read More »

Koch Network Will Support Marsha Blackburn Even If Bob Corker Runs Again

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Corker running. It's been reported , however, that supporters are pushing Corker to reconsider and run again, as they're concerned that Democrats could snag the seat. "Marsha has spent her whole life fighting people who told her she wasn't good enough and she will do it again", Bozek said. Influential conservative players, like Club for Growth and the Koch political network, have also indicated they would stick with Blackburn even if Corker runs. Read More »

Fontana wins 500 meters

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World record holder Elise Christie (GBR) fell, just as she had done at Sochi 2014 , and finished fourth. "I was chasing it and I finally got it", she said . Britain's gold medal hope Elise Christie, world record holder in the 500 meters and the victor of three world titles, slipped over and finished last in the final. Read More »

Florida Man Blames Stuck Gas Pedal for 95 MPH Highway Dash

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Alvaro Feola of the Florida Highway Patrol told ABC News . Florida state troopers managed to stop an SUV with a stuck accelerator after it traveled about 50 miles on Interstate 95 at speeds up to 100 mph. "(Expletive), I'm about to hit somebody!" Additionally, we at The Drive wish to remind drivers that every modern vehicle's brakes are more than capable of overcoming engine output to stop a vehicle, even with the throttle jammed open. Read More »

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: 'Alive but wounded' in Syria

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U.S. intelligence officials can not say the exact date of the strike and are therefore uncertain whether the United States or Russian Federation fired the missile that left Baghdadi wounded, the report said. Baghdadi, whose real name is Ibrahim Awad Ibrahim al-Badri, is thought to be communicating with the group's followers via voice messages sent over encrypted app services. Read More »

Nelly under investigation for sexual assault in England

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The report also claims Nelly masturbated in front of her without her consent. Nelly then tried to take off her top and kiss her when she attempted to leave the room. Louis rapper Nelly . She says she realized Nelly expected to have sex with her, which left her feeling "disappointed in him and disgusted". TMZ on Tuesday reported that Nelly , who is scheduled to perform in Biloxi at MGM Park in April, is being investigated by law enforcement officials in England for a ... Read More »

Rikers Inmate Boasted About Plan to Attack Correction Officer

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After the initial punch, a group of about four other inmates , all of whom the New York Daily News reported are under 21 years of age, repeatedly kicked and punched the downed officer. Instead, it said it wanted to use the time to meet with jail brass and the Correction Officers' Benevolent Association "and other stakeholders to formulate a plan to address the serious safety and violence issues at Rikers that require immediate attention". Read More »

Weather: Warm and windy Valentine's Day (2/14 AM)

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It's warm, with top temps in the upper 30s to low 40s this afternoon. If the front pushes past us, then our temperatures will likely be a bit cooler. No severe weather issues, and we don't expect any flooding problems, but we should see rain later Friday and perhaps into Saturday . Read More »

How to make espresso martini pancakes on PancakeTuesday

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English pancakes are similar to French crepes and are often eaten as a sweet dessert with a topping of lemon juice and sugar on Pancake Day . By uploading a contribution, for use online and in print, you accept our contributor terms . For savory options, their pan poğaça consists of two kinds of pancakes, one made with cheese and parsley and the other with olives, sundried tomatoes and basil or a pancake toast with ham and cheddar cheese are great options. Read More »

Romania's Monica Niculescu defeats Maria Sharapova in Qatar Open's first round

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The world number one shrugged off a potentially hard week ahead, claiming not to have looked at the draw beyond the first round, where she plays either Tatjana Maria or Carrina Witthoeft, both Germans. "I saw that Edmund did, so I felt kind of jealous a little bit". Last year's champion in Doha Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic - who beat Wozniacki in straight sets in the final - will defend her title. Read More »

Shoot women rebels in vagina, Duterte orders Philippines troops

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I would ask for that rare privilege of talking to you, the two of us in the room", he said . "We will just shoot your [vagina] so that... it would be useless ", he added. In May a year ago, he also told soldiers in Mindanao that while martial law was imposed, he would protect them from prosecution if they raped three women. Read More »