• DU admissions 2017: St Stephen's releases list-98.5% cut-off for Economics, English
DU admissions 2017: St Stephen's releases list-98.5% cut-off for Economics, English

This is a fall from the 99% required for BA (Hons.) English previous year and a 0.3% increase in the percentage required for BA (Hons.) Economics . Now, with the lowering of the cut-offs, at least seven students can be called for one seat. Those aiming for a seat in History programme offered by the college need a score of 97.75 for commerce,...

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  • Sanders, 'Sickened,' Says GOP Gunman Worked on Campaign
Sanders, 'Sickened,' Says GOP Gunman Worked on Campaign

Charles Orear, 50, a restaurant manager from St. Louis, said in an interview Wednesday that he became friendly with James T. Hodgkinson , whom law enforcement officials identified as the shooter, during their work in Iowa on Sen. A search of online newspapers show that Hodgkinson frequently wrote letters to his local newspaper, the Belleville...

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  • Man arrested after posting pictures of Grenfell Tower 'body' on social media
Man arrested after posting pictures of Grenfell Tower 'body' on social media

Andre Barroso, 33, told The Independent that he, too, saw Muslim residents coming to the rescue early Wednesday while most were sound asleep. An unconfirmed report claims a man stepped out of the crowd below and caught a baby tossed from "the ninth or 10th floor".

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  • Attorney General Sessions vows to defend himself against 'false allegations'
Attorney General Sessions vows to defend himself against 'false allegations'

Sessions told the Senate Intelligence Committee he had a different reason for not answering certain questions: It's how such matters have been handled in the Justice Department for years. A White House spokesman said later that Mr Trump "has no intention" of dismissing Mr Mueller. " I don't recall that being discussed ", Sessions rep...

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  • Stewart heralds Sessions' testimony, says probes should continue
Stewart heralds Sessions' testimony, says probes should continue

Sessions testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday where he faced intense questioning, primarily from Democrats, over his role in former FBI Director James Comey's firing last month and his past contacts with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak .

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  • Trump Makes A Surprise Visit To Hospital Treating Critically Injured Congressman
Trump Makes A Surprise Visit To Hospital Treating Critically Injured Congressman

The gunman , identified by law officials as James Hodgkinson, died after the shootout. "I am a certified member of the American Society of Home Inspectors. While the top lawmakers, including Scalise , have security details, others do not and regularly appear in public without protection. "Members get threats on a regular basis and have trouble ...

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  • Senators Ask Jeff Sessions Same Question About Russians 12 Times — Echo Chamber
Senators Ask Jeff Sessions Same Question About Russians 12 Times — Echo Chamber

In particular, Sessions tamped down Comey's recounting of the February 14 meeting Comey had with Trump - where Trump reportedly asked him stop investigating former national security adviser Michael Flynn. He said he recused himself from the Justice Department's Russian Federation investigation only because of a regulation to require the step beca...

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  • Sanders condemns shooter who 'apparently' volunteered on campaig
Sanders condemns shooter who 'apparently' volunteered on campaig

In his speech Wednesday, the Vermont senator said he was "sickened by this despicable act". Sen. Sanders has released a statement about the shooter, saying "violence of any kind is unacceptable". In all, five people were wounded during the shooting at an Alexandria, Va . park baseball field in suburban Washington, D.C. The "Terminate the...

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  • Germany says no indication of changes to Brexit timetable
Germany says no indication of changes to Brexit timetable

Conservative former Prime Minister Sir John Major , who was crucial in bringing peace to Northern Ireland , has raised concerns about the impact of a Tory deal with the DUP. She waved but did not say anything as she went into 10 Downing St. In calling a general election three years early, May had hoped to boost her slim majority ahead of B...

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  • Sanders says shooter was volunteer on campaign
Sanders says shooter was volunteer on campaign

James Hodgkinson, a leftwing supporter of Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton , has been identified as the man who shot Rep. Steve Scalise and 4 others. Trump described Scalise, the number three Republican in the House of Representatives, as a "very good friend" and "patriot", telling him: "America is praying for you and America is praying ...

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  • Ivanka Trump Calls for National Unity After Virginia Shooting
Ivanka Trump Calls for National Unity After Virginia Shooting

He added that Scalise is a "patriot and he's a fighter". Senator Mike Lee confirmed to Fox News that the gunman was shot by U.S. Capitol Police and taken to the hospital. The gunman later died of his injuries. All of the SC lawmakers who took to Twitter in the shooting's aftermath asked for prayers for those affected, while also thanking ...

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  • JAC 12th arts result 2017 unlikely to be declared today, report
JAC 12th arts result 2017 unlikely to be declared today, report

The JAC Class XII Intermediate Arts Exam were conducted from 18 February to 7 March. The JAC 12th result 2017 for Arts stream is under final preparation and will be declared shortly, one official told ExamsWatch over a telephonic conversation.

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  • Kevin Spacey pokes fun at sexuality speculation with Tony Awards number
Kevin Spacey pokes fun at sexuality speculation with Tony Awards number

Meanwhile, Ben Platt landed Best Performance By An Actor In A Leading Role while Rachel Bay Jones won Best Performance By An Actress In A Featured Role. Spacey, who spent much of the show joking about not being the first choice for the job, got mixed reviews. Hello, Dolly! took four awards at the 2017 Tony Awards .

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  • 5 shot, including Rep. Steve Scalise at baseball field in Alexandria
5 shot, including Rep. Steve Scalise at baseball field in Alexandria

Scalise was shot in the hip; his office says the lawmaker was in stable condition and undergoing surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. After the shooting in Alexandria, Virginia , where congressional leaders were practicing for an upcoming charity event, eastern North Carolina representatives said they are shocked and saddened by w...

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  • Kohli unfazed by limited game time for India's middle order
Kohli unfazed by limited game time for India's middle order

The Tigers finished ahead of Australia and New Zealand - the finalists of the 2015 Cricket World Cup - in Group A in their first appearance in the Champions Trophy since 2004. And the second is the notion of the Indian superpower that dominates ICC Boardrooms. Yuvi didn't spare West Indies as well. Or in the boardroom. Once considered the p...

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  • May negotiates minorty govt deal with DUP, urges national unity
May negotiates minorty govt deal with DUP, urges national unity

Tory grandees fear a deal with the DUP risks undermining peace in Northern Ireland . The DUP was the only party in Northern Ireland to campaign for Brexit , and it seemed for a time that the unpopularity and economic threat of Brexit might cause the majority in Northern Ireland to reexamine attitudes toward remaining part of Britain.

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  • Two Australians killed in London terror attack
Two Australians killed in London terror attack

Ms Zelenak, who grew up on Brisbane's bayside, was working in the United Kingdom as a nanny and tributes have begun pouring in for her online. Before moving to London in 2013, it is understood she spent some time in Sydney where she worked as a registered nurse and a volunteer lifesaver at Tamarama Beach.

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  • US National Spelling Bee Contest: 12-Year-Old Girl Wins $40k Prize
US National Spelling Bee Contest: 12-Year-Old Girl Wins $40k Prize

Vinay, a 12-year-old sixth grader from Fresno, California, had spelled " marocain " to win the trophy and $40,000 cash prize. Rohan was out of the competition after he misspelt the word " marram , ' a type of coarse perennial grass". Before Ananya and Rohan began their lengthy duel, the primetime finals were marked by surprising eliminations of bet...

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  • Who is James T. Hodgkinson, identified as GOP baseball practice shooter?
Who is James T. Hodgkinson, identified as GOP baseball practice shooter?

Federal Bureau of Investigation agents are probing Hodgkinson's background, including "his associates, whereabouts, social media impressions and potential motivations", the statement reads. After the attack on Wednesday, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch sent a reporter to Hodgkinson's house. In March, Hodgkinson was warned to stop firing his ...

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  • Special Counsel Looking Into Whether Trump Obstructed Justice
Special Counsel Looking Into Whether Trump Obstructed Justice

But expressions of discontent with Mueller are bubbling up nonetheless. "I don't think it's necessary for us to meet (again)", Burr said. New Hampshire Sen. The interview was first reported by PBS. That revelation, and Rosenstein's own reputation as a unimpugnable career federal prosecutor, led lawmakers to press him on who asked him to wri...

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