• Election Commission to announce dates of poll today at 5 pm
Election Commission to announce dates of poll today at 5 pm

Election results will be announced on May 23. With the announcement of poll dates, the State government has been notified to strictly implement the model code of conduct with immediate effect. The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister said it was for the first time since 1996 that assembly elections in the state were not being held on time.

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  • ‘Enormous’ Grassroots Movement Behind Rep. Omar Weakened Democratic Rebuke
‘Enormous’ Grassroots Movement Behind Rep. Omar Weakened Democratic Rebuke

The House passed the resolution in a 407-23 vote, with Democrats attempting to overcome a dispute that has overwhelmed their agenda and exposed fault lines that could shadow them through next year's elections. Trump proclaims himself as Israel's closest ally, having moved the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, and forged a clos...

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  • Celebrate International Women’s Day With The Most Beautiful International Models
Celebrate International Women’s Day With The Most Beautiful International Models

Many female employees didn't show up to work Friday in offices and factories across Spain, while others halted domestic work or left caretaking of children, ill or elderly people to men to mark International Women's Day. "We're in the 100th year of women's suffrage but we still have a lot to do", German Family and Women's Minister Franziska Giffey ...

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  • Democrats in U.S. Congress Take Aim at Trump With Multiple Probes
Democrats in U.S. Congress Take Aim at Trump With Multiple Probes

As Michael Cohen shed new light on the inner workings of President Donald Trump's family business Wednesday, he rattled off a list of Trump Organization officials who are now likely to face congressional scrutiny of their own. "Yes, but I'm not really sure I can answer that question in terms of collusion", he said, adding, however, that he ...

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  • Otto Warmbier's family rebukes Trump's defence of Kim Jong Un
Otto Warmbier's family rebukes Trump's defence of Kim Jong Un

Kim and his evil regime are responsible for unimaginable cruelty and inhumanity", they said. The president added that he and Kim spoke about Warmbier during their meetings , and Kim said "he felt badly" about his death . "He tells me he didn't know about it, and I take him at his word", Trump said of Kim. "No excuses or lavish praise can change...

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  • Opposition Demands Trudeau Resign After Explosive Testimony From Former Attorney General
Opposition Demands Trudeau Resign After Explosive Testimony From Former Attorney General

Such a deal would have allowed the company, facing fraud and bribery charges from its dealings in Libya, to avoid a trial that could damage the company and spur layoffs. Butts has written the House of Commons justice committee, requesting to be called as a witness. "At the time, I did not see it as my responsibility to resign ".

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  • Iran president rejects foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's resignation
Iran president rejects foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's resignation

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has rejected the resignation of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif two days after he publicly said he plans to step down. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had tweeted that it made no difference to Washington , whether Zarif stays or goes. Meanwhile, Zarif thanked Iranian officials and the nation on Wedne...

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  • Five Bodies Found in Apartment, Pennsylvania Mother and Daughter Arrested
Five Bodies Found in Apartment, Pennsylvania Mother and Daughter Arrested

Morrisville first responders took them to Jefferson Bucks Hospital in Langhorne, where they agreed to speak with police without an attorney present, officials said . The accused killers told police that the two mothers took turns killing their children before the older Decree strangled her sister. It was not immediately clear whether any lawyers a...

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  • Michael Cohen Disbarred After Conviction for Lying Under Oath
Michael Cohen Disbarred After Conviction for Lying Under Oath

The alleged criminal conduct is related to a hush-money payment that Cohen facilitated to Stormy Daniels, the porn star who says she had an affair with Trump about a decade ago, the Journal reported . MSNBC host Rachel Maddow tweeted the federal statutes regarding witness intimidation , implying that Gaetz, a Trump loyalist, crossed the legal l...

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  • The Meghan Markle Isn`t Defending Herself in the Media, Why?
The Meghan Markle Isn`t Defending Herself in the Media, Why?

The royal couple finished up their three-day tour of Morocco with a visit with Mohammed VI, the King of Morocco, at a royal residence. The Duke and Duchess visited the town of Asni Sunday, where they met students at a local school and learned about the Moroccan NGO Education for All, which builds boarding houses for girls ages 12 to 18.

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  • Brexit u-turn: Corbyn backs second referendum
Brexit u-turn: Corbyn backs second referendum

And he will say Labour is "committed to also putting forward or supporting an amendment in favour of a public vote to prevent a damaging Tory Brexit being forced on the country". One possibility is that Labour will back the so called Kyle/Wilson compromise, an amendment being promoted by two Labour backbenchers Peter Kyle and Phil Wilson.

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  • 300 cars gutted in major Bengaluru fire accident
300 cars gutted in major Bengaluru fire accident

According to a policeman present at the venue, one vehicle suddenly caught fire, which spread uncontrollably and took around 80-100 cars in its blaze, resulting in a huge tower of smoke. RTO sources said that the helpdesk will be set up to get all the information about the vehicles that caught fire. The fire was controlled by creating a gap bet...

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  • Venezuela Aid Deliveries Amid Heavy Violence
Venezuela Aid Deliveries Amid Heavy Violence

On stage, she sang her signature song, "Me Fui", Spanish for "I left", which has become the unofficial anthem of Venezuelans who have fled their country's economic implosion. Guaido showed up late on Friday at a fundraising concert in Cucuta backed by British billionaire Richard Branson that was estimated to have attracted almost 200,000 people.

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  • Catholic Nun Scolds Bishops On Abuse: 'This Storm Will Not Pass'
Catholic Nun Scolds Bishops On Abuse: 'This Storm Will Not Pass'

Some of the comments made by church leaders seemed to acknowledge that reality. "And yet, at the same time, it causes each one of us to make sure we live our lives authentically before the people of God that we serve". 20, 2019. Church leaders have also alienated some Poles with their close ties to the conservative ruling party, which has been...

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  • Kim Jong Un leaves Pyongyang for Hanoi to meet Trump
Kim Jong Un leaves Pyongyang for Hanoi to meet Trump

If the train does trundle all the way to Hanoi carrying the North Korean leader, it will mean a almost 4,000-km, 60-hour journey on board for Kim. The visit by Kim Jong Un , chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK, will be made at the invitation of General Secretary of the Communist Part...

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  • Bernie Sanders joins 2020 race, to defeat ‘racist’ Donald Trump
Bernie Sanders joins 2020 race, to defeat ‘racist’ Donald Trump

Harris had been the largest first-day fundraiser among the ever-expanding field of 2020 Democrats . The Vermont senator's campaign raised $1 million from people in all 50 states in less than four hours after Sanders announced his bid.

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  • Three UK Conservative politicians defect to new independent group
Three UK Conservative politicians defect to new independent group

The trio, who have been outspoken in their opposition of Brexit, cited the Government's approach to leaving the European Union as one of the key reasons for their decision to leave the party. Critics say the divisions are acts of grandstanding party politics at a time of national importance, while supporters have applauded the move and say it dem...

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  • Lawyer: Britain Plans to Strip IS Teen of UK Citizenship
Lawyer: Britain Plans to Strip IS Teen of UK Citizenship

Attorney Tasnime Akunjee said in a tweet that Begum's family is disappointed at the Home Office's move "to have an order made depriving Shamima of her citizenship". News said Begum's mother had received a letter from the Home Office on Tuesday (local time ) which said the Home Secretary had ordered the move.

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  • Bernie Sanders announces he will be running for President again in 2020
Bernie Sanders announces he will be running for President again in 2020

If successful in becoming the Democratic presidential candidate, Mr Sanders would likely challenge incumbent Donald Trump . "I think we have had real success in moving the ideology of the Democratic Party to be a pro-worker party, to stand up to the billionaire class ", Sanders told NPR during the 2018 midterms.

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  • Taliban-US talks in Islamabad postponed
Taliban-US talks in Islamabad postponed

The statement said that Taliban was prepared for the talks but most negotiators in the group could not attend the meeting as they are on the USA and United Nations blacklist. This comes after reports said that Taliban would hold talks with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad . Afghan and Taliban officials said the Afghan governme...

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  • Venezuela expels Europe lawmakers as aid showdown intensifies
Venezuela expels Europe lawmakers as aid showdown intensifies

Guaido was nearly immediately recognised by the United States and its allies after he proclaimed himself Venezuela's interim president on 23 January, with Trump then telling CBS that the USA military intervention in Venezuela remains "an option".

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  • Botched elections: How external, internal forces forced INEC to postpone polls
Botched elections: How external, internal forces forced INEC to postpone polls

He said it was an attempt by Buhari to cling to power amid a stiff challenge. "This dents the credibility of the election, because at best the election commission was incompetent", said Amaka Anku, a Nigeria analyst at the Eurasia Group.

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  • Mark Kelly, Former NASA Astronaut, Announces Run for Senate in Arizona
Mark Kelly, Former NASA Astronaut, Announces Run for Senate in Arizona

Retired astronaut and Navy veteran Mark Kelly announced his bid for former Sen. John McCain . Martha McSally , a Republican former Arizona representative, is now filling the Senate seat by appointment following McCain's death in 2018 .

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  • 'I did inhale!' Kamala Harris pulls a giggly U-turn on pot legalization
'I did inhale!' Kamala Harris pulls a giggly U-turn on pot legalization

Harris was also asked if she would smoke pot if it were legalized. Since arriving in the Senate, Harris has made a point of applying her experience in the criminal justice system to propose solutions for reform. "Now that being said, and this is not a "but, ' this is an 'and" - and we need to research, which is one of the reasons we need to legal...

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  • McConnell Trolls Democrats By Pledging A Vote On The Green New Deal
McConnell Trolls Democrats By Pledging A Vote On The Green New Deal

A digest of the top political stories from the Globe, sent to your inbox Monday-Friday. According to a GOP strategist that spoke with Axios , Republicans will emphasize the Green New Deal among "middle, lower classes and poverty stricken areas of America", broad constituencies crucial to either party's 2020 hopes.

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