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Farmers' protest? Potatoes thrown on Lucknow roads Farmers' protest? Potatoes thrown on Lucknow roads
- January 07, 2018

Later in the evening, a statement issued by the office of superintendent of police Lucknow said, "This morning a matter pertaining to potatoes being thrown in different parts of Lucknow from Vidhan Bhawan to 1090 crossing came to light". (more...)
Before Lalu's sentencing, ED files fresh charge sheet against his daughter Before Lalu's sentencing, ED files fresh charge sheet against his daughter
- January 07, 2018

The court said it would consider both chargesheets on February 5. The chargesheets were filed before the court of Special Judge N K Malhotra. The court, which could not take cognisance of the chargesheet filed on December 23, 2017 against Bharti and her husband Shaliesh Kumar, posted the matter for February 5 for considering both the chargesheets. (more...)
Frozen iguanas falling from trees in U.S. cold snap Frozen iguanas falling from trees in U.S. cold snap
- January 07, 2018

Iguanas, like other reptiles, are ectotherms (also known as being "cold-blooded"), meaning the temperature outside strongly influences their body temperatures. The wildlife commission's biologists have been rescuing cold-stunned sea turtles found floating listlessly on the water or near shore, but no such rescue effort is planned for iguanas. (more...)
Four power lifters killed in accident near Delhi-Haryana border Four power lifters killed in accident near Delhi-Haryana border
- January 07, 2018

The mishap took place at around 4 am when the sportsmen were returning to Delhi in their Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire vehicle after attending an athletic meet in Panipat. The victims were celebrating a birthday party and some alcohol bottles were found inside the vehicle, police said. "In early morning hours, we came to know about the accident". (more...)
Welfare reform may have to wait, meeting with Republican leaders Welfare reform may have to wait, meeting with Republican leaders
- January 07, 2018

It's a reflection of reality: Republicans hold a razor-thin majority in the Senate and will need Democrats' support to push through most legislation. But it's unclear the extent to which Trump is willing to work with Democrats to achieve that goal. (more...)
Teenage girl charged with igniting Melbourne bushfire that forced suburban street's evacuation Teenage girl charged with igniting Melbourne bushfire that forced suburban street's evacuation
- January 07, 2018

Do not leave or enter this area in a vehicle or on foot. A watch and act message is in place near Carrum Downs, with a bushfire not yet under control affecting nearby homes and residents being urged to leave . The 15-year-old has been charged with intentionally starting a bushfire after the blaze badly damaged a family home on Darnley Drive and put the entire street at risk on Saturday. (more...)
SEC Looks Into Kushner Cos. Over Use of Wealthy Investor Visas SEC Looks Into Kushner Cos. Over Use of Wealthy Investor Visas
- January 07, 2018

Most holders are wealthy Chinese individuals. Jared Kushner was in charge of Kushner Companies until a year ago when he was named White House Advisor and subsequently resigned, selling most - but not all - of his stakes in the business. The company later apologized for mentioning Jared Kushner's name while wooing investors. Kushner Cos.is not a publicly-traded company, but the SEC has jurisdiction to investigate the transaction because EB-5 investments are considered securities offerings, ... (more...)
Orthodox Christians Celebrate Christmas Eve on Saturday Orthodox Christians Celebrate Christmas Eve on Saturday
- January 07, 2018

As the wheat is thrown, the oldest members of the family sacrifice an animal, which will be then eaten on Orthodox Christian's Christmas Day on Sunday. Adherents of the ancient Ethiopian Orthodox Church will be marking their Christmas tomorrow, simultaneously as it is observed by Orthodox Christians in Russia, Syria, Jordan, Egypt and Palestine. (more...)
Yogi government painted Lucknow's Haj House saffron Yogi government painted Lucknow's Haj House saffron
- January 07, 2018

Harnam Singh Verma, a leader of the Bharatiya Kisan Union said that the farmers were not getting adequate price for their harvest, they do not know where to keep it and accused the state government of not fulfilling its promises. Potatoes have also been thrown in front of the Governor Hose while the state police remained unaware of the activity. The state government had also rolled out saffron buses. (more...)
Michigan Basketball beats IL: 3 takeaways from the Wolverines win Michigan Basketball beats IL: 3 takeaways from the Wolverines win
- January 07, 2018

The 6-foot-7 freshman contributed a 3-pointer and three dunks, the last of which put MI up 25-23. But the Wolverines played well enough to win, especially in the second half as they pulled away 79-69. Records - Illinois 10-6 overall, 0-3 in Big Ten Conference; Michigan 13-3 overall, 2-1 in Big Ten Conference. MI basketball scored 48 points in the second half and outscored IL by 13. (more...)
Congress govt in Meghalaya most corrupt, people want change: Amit Shah Congress govt in Meghalaya most corrupt, people want change: Amit Shah
- January 07, 2018

His visit to Meghalaya will be highly significant as the party is looking forward to make inroads into the state. Addressing party workers after kicking off his election campaign at in West Garo Hills district, Shah said: "While on my way to Tikrikilla (to address a public rally), I did not have hope but after seeing the response of the people in Tikrikilla, and the anger of the public against (the Mukul) Sangma government, I am convinced that the next government will be of the BJP". (more...)
Hip injury is a concern for Konta ahead of Sydney title defence Hip injury is a concern for Konta ahead of Sydney title defence
- January 07, 2018

Konta raced through the first set to win it 6-1 and was then denied a straight-sets victory in a tie-beak in the second. Karolina Pliskova expects another tough examination in Friday's semi-final after hanging tough against clean-hitting Kaia Kanepi to keep her Brisbane International title defence on track. (more...)
Trump Drilling Plan Draws Rebuke in Florida Trump Drilling Plan Draws Rebuke in Florida
- January 07, 2018

The program also proposes the largest number of lease sales in US history for the National OCS Program's 5-year lease schedule. "As the state with the longest coastlines in the continental United States, Florida is especially vulnerable to oil spills". (more...)
Fire and Fury: people queue for a copy of controversial Trump book Fire and Fury: people queue for a copy of controversial Trump book
- January 07, 2018

On Thursday night, in a tweet , Trump said he authorized "zero access to White House (actually turned him down many times ) for author of phony book!" and added that he "never spoke to him for book". Russian Federation allegations He wasn't fired, but Bannon's main financial backer is formally cutting ties with him, The Washington Post reported. (more...)
Homeless should be removed ahead of United Kingdom royal wedding, local official says Homeless should be removed ahead of United Kingdom royal wedding, local official says
- January 07, 2018

A homeless person sleeps under a bus shelter in front of Windsor Castle on January 4, 2018. In a separate tweet posted whilst he was on a skiing holiday in Wyoming, the heartless Tory Council Chairman also claimed that some of those on the streets of Windsor have made a 'life choice ' to be homeless. (more...)
Metropolitan Museum to charge fixed admission fee for non-New Yorkers Metropolitan Museum to charge fixed admission fee for non-New Yorkers
- January 07, 2018

Under the new policy, full-priced admission tickets will be good for three consecutive days at the Met's three locations, including the Met Breuer and the Cloisters. One journalist brought up the Met's recent budget crunch, and Weiss acknowledged it as a factor in the change. "It does not allow the Met to sit back and relax". (more...)
Mount Washington tied at No. 2 for coldest place on Earth
- January 07, 2018

While the real temperature on the peak will reach forty below zero, the gusts of wind will potentially drop that temperature down to a stunning 100 below zero. If you're wondering what place on Earth could possibly be colder than Mount Washington, it's Eureka, Nunavut, at -40 degrees. December 28, the observatory recorded a daily record temperature of minus 34. (more...)
Huge fire breaks out in Bristol University new maths building Huge fire breaks out in Bristol University new maths building
- January 07, 2018

Firefighters are tackling a huge blaze at the University of Bristol . Avon fire and rescue service was called to the scene at just after 5pm on Saturday and sent seven fire engines, along with two turntable ladders. The Fry Building formerly housed the University's School of Biological Sciences until 2014 and is on a triangular site between Woodland Road and University Road with the Wills Memorial Tower to the south. (more...)
Arabs seek global nod to east Jerusalem as Palestine capital Arabs seek global nod to east Jerusalem as Palestine capital
- January 07, 2018

On Saturday, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry arrived in Riyadh for talks with his Saudi counterpart Adel al-Jubeir on developments in the Palestinian territories. Israel claims all of Jerusalem as its united capital, while the Palestinians see the eastern sector as the capital of their future state. The two ministers discussed Arab efforts to defend the status of the holy city, whose fate should be defined during final status negotiations, the statement said. (more...)
Two former Zimbabwe ministers charged with corruption Two former Zimbabwe ministers charged with corruption
- January 07, 2018

Mugabe, 93, was forced to resign in November after 37 years in power in the aftermath of a military coup that threw up his former deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa as successor. Mzembi was granted $400 bail while Undenge was given $300 bail. Mzembi and Undenge were both granted bail on Saturday, asked to surrender their passports and remanded until January 22 when their cases will be heard. (more...)

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