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Kolkata Police Grants Permission For Amit Shah's Rally On August 11


Around 40 lakh people, mostly Bengali-speaking Muslims and Hindus, did not find their names in the draft NRC, which was updated to ascertain the number of illegal immigrants in Assam. "They also cannot do it in states like Andhra Pradesh or Karnataka as leaders like Chandrababu Naidu and H D Kumaraswamy are there", she asserted. Trinamool Congress chief meets Rahul and Sonia Gandhi at 10 Janpath, says she harbours no PM ambitions. Read More »

Zimbabwe's ruling party wins control of parliament


But just hours later, President Mnangagwa said he was "positive" of the election outcome in Zanu PF's favour. At one point, the relatives blocked hospital staff from wheeling the body to the mortuary and demanded a police explanation; a plainclothes officer said they could return Thursday to pick up the body after a police investigation. Read More »

Trump tells attorney general to end Russian Federation probe 'disgrace'


Sessions, who has recused himself from supervising the Mueller investigation, didn't immediately respond to the president's tweet . Rosenstein in turn appointed Mueller and is the person with the authority to fire him. In a separate tweet, Mr Trump asked whether his former top political aide was being treated worse than Al Capone, tweeting Mr Manafort was "now serving solitary confinement - although convicted of nothing?" "Where is the Russian collusion?" Mr Manafort's charges stem ... Read More »

Manchester bomber Salman Abedi was brought to Malta from Libya


Abedi spent three weeks in Libya prior to the Manchester bombing, returning to England just days before the concert, Fox News reported a year ago. Salman Abedi, his brother and another 100 British citizens were evacuated from the deteriorating situation in Tripoli in 2014 by the HMS Enterprise , Sky News reported Tuesday. Read More »

Prosecutors: Manafort conspired to evade millions in taxes


Another man brought a John Grisham novel into the courtroom. The highly-publicized trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort , one figure involved in the Justice Department's Russian Federation investigation, started in Virginia Tuesday as attorneys began jury selection. Read More »

Tommy Robinson walks free after court challenge but could still face jail

It was the second time Robinson had breached court orders, having narrowly avoided jail in May previous year over footage he filmed during the trial of four men who were later convicted of gang-raping a teenage girl. He described the finding of contempt of court against Robinson as "a stich-up" before shouting: "Tommy Robinson is free guys". He explained "no particulars of the contempt were formulated or put to the appellant", and there was "a muddle over the nature of the contempt being ... Read More »

Tajikistan probes 'attack' that left four foreign cyclists dead


One sustained a knife wound and was receiving medical assistance. "Our condolences go out to the victims' families, and we will continue to work with Tajik authorities in the ongoing investigation", the statement said. Four cyclists including two Americans and two Dutch nationals were killed in southern Tajikistan by a hit and run driver. In Tuesday's statement, the interior ministry said it had detained four more people suspected of being linked to the attackers. Read More »

New fire erupts in Northern California; homes threatened


High winds have complicated the effort to fight the blaze near Redding, which was believed to have been started July 23 by a vehicle mechanical failure, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire). Despite the dramatic increase in size, only seven residences and three outbuildings have been destroyed by the fires. On Saturday, fire officials ordered evacuations. Read More »

Trump praises Italy's immigration policies at meeting with Conte


Trump on Tuesday escalated his public threats of a government shutdown, even as he has told aides privately that he won't make any move until after the midterm elections. US President Donald Trump and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte at the White House. "And frankly he is doing the right thing in my opinion". Read More »

President claims ID is needed to buy groceries

Trump said Nelson wants to raise taxes, supports sanctuary cities, and opposed "Kate's Law", which would have increased criminal penalties for repeat illegal immigrants who committed violent crimes. The Democrats are not voting for what we want to do. "They will do anything they can to not help the Trump agenda". Stay tuned to Breitbart News for live updates of the rally, which begins at 7 p.m. Read More »

Six killed in auto bomb attack in Philippines


Earlier, Arevalo said the driver, who witnesses described as looking scared and who did not respond to questions at the checkpoint, could be an Abu Sayyaf militant under ruthless commander Furuji Indama, who recently plotted bombings in predominantly Muslim Basilan. Read More »

North Korea only provided one dog tag with possible U.S. remains


Under cooperation with the United States Forces Korea, a United States cargo aircraft flew to Wonsan, North Korea , and returned to Osan Air Base with the caskets. But Trump refused to let these realities ruin the tale of his triumphant North Korea summit. It is thought North Korea has about 200 sets of remains collected already . Read More »

Cruise ship guards first tried to scare polar bear away


An estimated 60 percent of the archipelago is covered with ice, and its 3,000 polar bears are said to outnumber the human population, BBC News reports . It's unsafe and as this sadly shows often hurts the Polar Bears. Referring to the incident, he commented: 'It's very rare that it happens, but when it happens, it's very sad. Read More »

Sean Spicer Accused by Former Classmate of Calling Him the N-Word


Spicer will take legal action Monday". A security guard approached Lombard and led him away. I was a scared kid then, Sean. After Spicer said hello to Lombard and confirmed that he boxed in school, Lombard charged Spicer with calling him the N-word before one of their fights, according to a video from the Newport Daily News . Read More »

Man fired after swerving to hit puddles, splash unsuspecting pedestrians


The video had been watched more than 624,000 times by Sunday afternoon, and some outraged viewers posted comments on Black and McDonald's Facebook page . The video seemed to land in the hands of the proper authorities and just days after the incident, the driver was sacked. Many thanked the company for the quick action saying what the driver did was, "Simply unforgivable!", with another labelling him a "bully". Read More »

Trump following Manafort updates as trial kicks off

Under government questioning, Devine described Manafort as a man very much the hands-on boss in their Ukraine work, testifying that "Paul was in charge" of business operations. Trump has denied that his campaign colluded with Russian Federation, and on Tuesday tried to make the case publicly that collusion would not be a crime anyway. Read More »

Swedish crown jewels stolen by thieves who escaped on speedboat


Sweden's royal family still regularly captures Europe's attention with glamour, gossip - and the shiny crown jewels that are put on public display whenever the occasion merits it. Police have launched a huge search operation, but now have no suspects. We are now exanimating all the tips we receive. They asked the public for help, while Sweden's main news agency, TT, said an worldwide inquiry for the artifacts would be made in Interpol's system. Read More »

Security tightened as India puts millions at risk of deportation


Suban was seated with his wife at their house a few hundred meters from a vast paddy field where, in 1983, scores of people were chased down and killed by machete-armed mobs intent on hounding out Muslim immigrants. Even someone whose name is not in the final list can approach the foreigners tribunal, Singh said. "Our police and administration are not strict enough to follow up on these cases", he said. Read More »

World's largest king penguin colony declines by nearly 90 percent


The paper says that only 60,000 penguin pairs remain in photos taken in 2015 and 2017, down from half a million pairs recorded on a previous conducted in the 1980s. Although the International Union for Conservation of Nature ( IUCN ) now lists king penguins as of "least concern" on the Red List of Threatened Species, recent studies have indicated looming threats to the species. Read More »

US detects new activity at North Korean missile factory

Reuters quotes an official as saying it is unclear how far the work has gone. Tuesday's meeting will likely discuss dropping the number of military guards at Panmunjom, withdrawing heavy weapons from the area and pulling some army guard posts away from the Demilitarized Zone, a buffer zone that separates the two countries. Read More »

Facebook says it identifies campaign to meddle in 2018 U.S


The social-media giant on Tuesday said it removed 32 pages and accounts from its main service and its Instagram photo-sharing app that were created between March 2017 and May of this year. "The latest was created in May 2018". The perpetrators, Facebook noted, have been "more careful to cover their tracks" than in 2016, in part because of steps Facebook has taken to prevent abuse over the past year. Read More »

Colorado police kill armed homeowner after mistaking him for intruder, cops say


At about 1:30 in the morning there were multiple 911 calls about a disturbance near North Iola Street and East Montview Boulevard. One officer fired his weapon, hitting him. Mohamedbhai said he believes the intruder may have come from a nearby house party. Black's wife had called the police and ran outside. On Saturday, a suspect was fatally shot by officers following a chase that ended in Adams County. Read More »

Trump Calls for Photo ID for Voting at Florida Rally


Trump is considering a plan to impose a 25 per cent tariff on US$200 billion in Chinese imports, after initially setting them at 10 per cent, a person briefed on the matter said. The ad then features home videos of DeSantis , one of eight Republicans competing in the August 28 primary, parenting with a pro-Trump flair. The president's son, Donald Trump Jr., has already campaigned for DeSantis , a member of the hard-line conservative House Freedom Caucus. Read More »