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Federal appeals court panel upholds Texas voter ID law


The secretary of state and attorney general are appealing an order blocking Arkansas from enforcing a new voter ID law similar to one declared unconstitutional in 2014. A number of Republican-controlled states, however, have sought to implement such laws in recent years, saying that its necessary to preserve the integrity of U.S. Read More »

Ayodhya dispute: SC adjourns hearing until May 15


Salve appeared for original plaintiff Gopal Singh Visharad, who was among the first to file a civil suit in the case in 1950. He questioned the manner in which senior advocates Rajeev Dhavan and Raju Ramachandran, appearing for petitioner M Siddiq, were projecting the case as "sensitive". Read More »

American Airlines Sued by Family of Woman Stricken on Flight


Norfolk Airport Authority Deputy Executive Director Steve Sterling says the plane was flying from Philadelphia to Norfolk when it discovered a steering problem. In a statement, American told The Associated Press the company was looking into details of the case. The family of the victim is now seeking damages from the airlines, in an amount yet to be determined by a jury, for severe emotional distress, anxiety, grief, and sorrow. Read More »

President Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet Friday

Germany's Die Welt believes that Trump told German Chancellor Angela Merkel the same thing that his new Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, told North Atlantic Treaty Organisation foreign ministers in Brussels: the alliance for Europe is more important than for the USA, so the Europeans should support it. Read More »

IndiGo president resigns, plans to start new venture


Achieving the largest market share, the company has collected whopping 55,000 crore market capitalization. He previously worked at United Airlines and US Airways . 38.2 per cent according to the survey. He has been with the company for the past 10 years. "We don't expect a major sell-off as Indigo still has good leadership and are strongly entrenched in the aviation business". Read More »

Trump may start diplomatic war with European allies on Iran n


The US leader described it as "insane" and "ridiculous", despite European pleas for him not to walk away. After meeting with Trump at the White House this week, French President Emmanuel Macron made clear that France would not follow the US lead if Trump decides to withdraw from the agreement. Read More »

Port Authority Commissioner resigns after video emerges of rant at police


Turner arrived moments after the March 31 traffic stop on 9W because the apparently unregistered auto police had pulled over had her daughter in it as a passenger. "I've been fielding a lot of calls". We've arranged a police escort to the ceremony, with a pair of officers assigned, who you may verbally badger and abuse to your heart's content. Read More »

Hundreds of Palestinians storm Gaza border fence


Most protesters were peaceful but some threw stones and burned tyres. According to Palestinian reports, an IDF aircraft fired two missiles at the naval police station in the Gaza Strip, and the Hamas-affiliated website, Arsala, reported that the attack was aimed at two boats belonging to Hamas . Read More »

Graham says Trump may deserve 'nobel peace prize' for denuclearization in NK


Rep. Luke Messer (R-Ind) is pushing congressional lawmakers to back President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize . Earlier this year the president tweeted about having a "much bigger" nuclear button than North Korea . "Trump deserves full credit". The inter-Korean summit, the first in more than ten years, resulted in the signing of a joint declaration - the Panmunjom Declaration for Peace, Prosperity and Unification of the Korean Peninsula. Read More »

Israeli forces martyr three more Palestinians


A group of young men broke from the larger protest and rushed the barricade separating Gaza from Israel . "We heard an opening of live fire [by Israeli forces] trying to push people back from that border", Dekker said. That day will mark the 70th anniversary of Israel's establishment - an event Palestinians refer to as the " Nakba " or "The Catastrophe". Another conclusion might be that Israeli decision-makers, whether in the political or military echelon, see no negative consequences ... Read More »

Cauvery: SC to hear Centres plea seeking 2 weeks to finalise scheme


Chennai: Madras High Court allowed farmer leader P Ayyakannu to stage protest at Marina beach for one-day over the issue of constitution of Cauvery Management Board (CMB). The draft would comprise the Centre plans to take on the distribution of water between Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud asked both Karnataka and Tamilnadu to maintain harmony and said Tamilnadu should be given its share of ... Read More »

Centre rejects Justice KM Joseph's elevation, says "too many judges from Kerala"


The Uttarakhand Chief Justice is often lost in the crowd of tourists in the lake town as he prefers to walk alone in the evenings, without the security cover he is entitled to. Apart from her work as an advocate, she also authored books on law, as well as revised books on law written by her father, who was also a Senior Counsel at the Supreme Court. Read More »

Convicted cop killer released from Ulster prison after gubernatorial parole


The PBA appealed that decision, but the appellate judge also ruled the parole board had followed protocols and set Friday for Bell's release. According to the website for VINE, an online victim notification network, Bell remained in custody at the maximum-security Shawangunk Correctional Facility in upstate Ulster County as of Friday afternoon. Read More »

Romanian President Calls for Prime Minister to Resign From Post


Netanyahu's statement on Wednesday welcomed the "Romanian government's approval of a draft decision on initiating the transfer of the Romanian Embassy to Jerusalem". Social Democrat leader Liviu Dranea and his partner Irina Alexandra Tanase at the Social Democrat Party congress in march. "I do not see any reason to resign as long as I have the support of the ruling coalition, as long as I think I have had good results in the three months", said Dancila. Read More »

Terminally ill United Kingdom toddler Alfie Evans dies after long battle


Alfie's life support machine was switched off on Monday night. The parents of the toddler -Tom Evans and Kate James - lost their court appeal on Wednesday against a ruling preventing them from going to Rome for treatment , following high-profile interventions in the case from Pope Francis and the Italian government. Read More »

HC dismisses DMK petition for disqualification of OPS, 10 AIADMK MLAs


All the important and crucial arguments presented before the High court by high-profile lawyers on both sides in this case, on the petitions filed by the main opposition DMK's whip, Mr Sakkarapani and four MLAs' owing allegiance to the dissident MLA, T T V Dhinakaran-, seeking the disqualification as Mr. Read More »

South Korea credits Trump for opening door to talks with North Korea


North and South Korean leaders signed a truce titled the Panmunjom Declaration for Peace, Prosperity, and Unification on the Korean Peninsula. The two sides said they would work with the United States and China to declare an official end to the 1950-1953 Korean War and seek an agreement to establish "permanent" and "solid" peace in place of an armistice. Read More »

A peaceful day in Korea. Give Trump some credit


Ronlad Rosser joined the USA military when he was 17 years old and served in the Korean War after his older brother was killed there. Kim Jong Un said his country would no longer push through with the nuclear tests, ahead of the diplomatic engagement with South Korea . Read More »

Starbucks slides as comp sales squeak past estimates (SBUX)

The stock of FLOW TRADERS COOPERATIEF U A ORDINARY SH (OTCMKTS:FLTDF) registered a decrease of 2.14% in short interest. The stock ended last trade at 127.08 a share and the price is up more than 11.45% so far this year. Wedbush reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $70.00 target price on shares of Starbucks in a research note on Monday, January 22nd. The rating was maintained by Needham on Friday, February 2 with "Buy". Read More »

Saudi air defense forces destroy Houthi ballistic missile targeting Najran


That dispatch followed a far more detailed report on the strike by Al-Arabiya, a Dubai-based satellite news network now believed to be majority-owned by Saudi Arabia . Saudi Arabia and the USA have accused Iran of illegally smuggling weapons into Yemen to sustain Al Houthi war efforts. The Huthis control Yemen's capital, Sanaa, as well as much of Yemen's north and the key Hodeida port on the country's western coastline. Read More »

Turkey Speaks of Move with United States in Manbij


Lankford said the lawmakers' recent decision also stems from "a hostage situation" that has angered the U.S. He publicly denounced Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's assertion for more authoritative power. As reported, Pompeo reminded the Minister of foreign Affairs of Turkey, mevlüt Cavusoglu that the s-400 system, radars and missile batteries will not be integrated with the forces of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies in Ankara. Read More »

All 10 victims killed in North York van attack formally identified


The 14th victim was discovered after the charges were filed. Huyer says his team worked methodically over the past few days to scientifically confirm the identities of the victims and thanked their loved ones for their patience. These victims did not go to the hospital and did not remain at the scene. More than 170 witness have been interviewed and about 100 more are waiting to be interviewed, Bott said. Read More »

The Hartford (HIG) Cut to "Hold" at ValuEngine

Another trade for 1,300 shares valued at $76,714 was sold by Dankel Roger. It is down 0.00% since April 27, 2017 and is. At the time of writing The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc . The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with "Outperform" on Monday, August 3. On Monday, December 4 the rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy". Read More »

Stryker Corporation (SYK) Near Double Top Chart Pattern At $167.88

The institutional investor held 52,374 shares of the paper company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $3.03 million, up from 46,195 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Quantres Asset Management Ltd decreased its stake in Stryker Corp (SYK) by 64.71% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. It also increased its holding in 3M Co. Read More »

Arizona educators push back against lawmakers on second day of walkout

And Ducey continues to remain adamant that teachers should return to their classrooms as he's giving them the raise they want - even if it doesn't include specific dollars for support staff and even if it does not spell out how the state intends to bring aid to schools back to where it was a decade earlier. Read More »

Great Weekend, Rain Next Week


A 40 percent chance for rain showers Saturday night transitioning to snow showers with overnight lows in the low 30s. The damp, grey conditions are likely to continue until at least Thursday when there may be some sunny intervals before we get a half decent, dry Sunday 6 May. Read More »