• BJP not serious about passing OBC Bill: Chidambaram
BJP not serious about passing OBC Bill: Chidambaram

At the meeting, Shah also accused the Congress of "conspiring" to derail the constitution amendment bill. The Congress, however, did not budge."You don't want a woman OBC and a minority OBC as members...why are you opposing it?", asked Congress MP Kapil Sibal.

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  • In a first, no Left candidates for Rajya Sabha seat from Bengal
In a first, no Left candidates for Rajya Sabha seat from Bengal

With the kind of numbers the Trinamool Congress has, we could have named eight nominees and all of them would have won", he claimed. Bhattacharya was deemed to have submitted an additional affidavit along with his nomination papers after the deadline, a charge the CPM rejected.

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  • Trump's Pro-Police Brutality Statement Was Just a 'Joke', Spox Says
Trump's Pro-Police Brutality Statement Was Just a 'Joke', Spox Says

Like Sanders, he said it was just Trump "trying to get a laugh". REPORTER: The other thing I wanted to ask was, when the president made his speech to the police officers on Friday, nearly within minutes, statements came from police chiefs across the country criticizing his remarks that seemed to endorse the use of force by police in cer...

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  • Trump approval crashes 20 percent in poll he touted as
Trump approval crashes 20 percent in poll he touted as "most accurate"

After nearly over a month later, Trump's approval rating has fallen by 20 percentage points in that same Rasmussen survey he says is his favorite, giving the billionaire president another below-40 percent approval rating, but this time in a study he has publicly lauded for its correctness.

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  • Tulane ranked
Tulane ranked "best party school", and "best school for community service"

No wonder then Princeton's Biggest Party Schools list is one of its most popular. All made it onto one top 20 list or another in the annual ranking that is based on student surveys. "I think that it's also pretty accurate", laughed one student. A sophomore said: "Winters are long and cold up here", and students take advantage of the plentifu...

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  • All-party meet on CPI(M), RSS clashes on August 6
All-party meet on CPI(M), RSS clashes on August 6

BJP state president Kummanam Rajasekharan said the socio-political scenario in the state is worrying. Speaking to the media later, Vijayan said both sides chose to ensure peace and condemned the attacks on offices of parties, affiliated organisations, and houses of party workers.

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  • Harlem Woman Dies After Butt Injections, Family Says It's Murder
Harlem Woman Dies After Butt Injections, Family Says It's Murder

Why did they do that. " They killed my sister", he told ABC7. Read: Can Weight Loss Surgery Kill You? Bynum reportedly received the butt injections at 1pm on July 15. One of her friend commented: "U look attractive boo!" to which she replied, "Thank you so much". Naturally, her family are distraught, and claim that their loved one's ...

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  • Starbucks Is Closing All Teavana Locations & RIP Your Fave Mall Hangout Spot
Starbucks Is Closing All Teavana Locations & RIP Your Fave Mall Hangout Spot

Starbucks also lowered its full-year 2017 forecast. The shares dropped as much as 8.2 percent to USD54.63 in NY, the biggest intraday plunge since August 2015. Total revenue was $5.66 billion, missing estimates of $5.76 billion in revenue. Starbucks , the global coffee house chain, is to invest $1.3bn in China, its fastest-growing market outs...

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  • Transgender man gives birth to baby boy
Transgender man gives birth to baby boy

Their son's birth was relatively easy this time, however, and doctors delivered the baby without complications. Reese and Chaplow told CNN Leo "eats like a champ, sleeps well, and gives us lots of cuddles". He added, "It's hard to believe it's really real but it is! He's here and he's just flawless", Reese says. Trystan Reese , who was born ma...

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  • Afghanistan blast: 20 killed in explosion outside mosque in Herat
Afghanistan blast: 20 killed in explosion outside mosque in Herat

More than 20 people have been killed and several others injured in a powerful explosion inside a mosque belonging to Shia Muslims in western Afghanistan . One of the attackers opened fire on the worshippers gathered at the mosque, after another attacker detonated explosives in front of the facility, the news outlet noted.

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  • Cent Threatens to Take 'Power' Away From Starz in Heated Instagram Post
Cent Threatens to Take 'Power' Away From Starz in Heated Instagram Post

On his Instagram @50cent, the rapper asked with a hint of disappointment, "If the biggest show on your network doesn't mean anything, what does your network mean STARZ? ". Jackson's straightforward threat to leave the show comes after Sunday's episode, which originally was planned as a two-parter. Deadline reports 50's discontent stems from a di...

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  • Flake: Republicans who don't call out Trump are complicit
Flake: Republicans who don't call out Trump are complicit

Flake says that revelations about Russian attempts to influence the 2016 election and the president's bromance with Vladimir Putin were among the reasons he's channeling his inner Goldwater. "If this was our Faustian bargain, then it was not worth it", Flake said of Republicans winning the White House and both houses of Congress in the 2016 electio...

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  • Priests mistaken for stag party, get kicked out of pub
Priests mistaken for stag party, get kicked out of pub

It was then that Morgan appeared and said he believed the group were indeed priests and offered them a round of drinks by way of apology. He said: "They were all dressed in their black and white clothes and the staff thought they were on a stag do".

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  • Defendants shot dead during Grand Theft Auto gang trial in Moscow
Defendants shot dead during Grand Theft Auto gang trial in Moscow

Three defendants have been killed in a court in the Russian capital, Moscow , after they tried to take the arms from security officers, officials say. The regional court was evacuated for about an hour before operations resumed in the building. "Later somebody said that an armed guard had been injured", Rubasskaya said.

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  • Jordan repeals 'marry-the-rapist' clause
Jordan repeals 'marry-the-rapist' clause

The proposal had been pending ratification by Parliament in a session Tuesday, which one member of the body described to CNN as "chaotic". In Jordan, a pro-Western but socially conservative kingdom, campaigners welcomed the move. The clause remains on the books in several other countries in the Middle East and Latin America, as well as in the Phi...

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  • OH couple arrested after human body found inside padlocked freezer
OH couple arrested after human body found inside padlocked freezer

Arturo Novoa (left), 31, and Katrina Layton (right), 34, were arrested by Youngstown police . The woman's cause of death has not yet been confirmed, nor has her identity. WKBN reports the case may be connected to missing Youngstown woman, Shannon Graves. Authorities suspect the female body is a missing woman named Shannon Graves who was last se...

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  • Russian energy sanctions bill puts another crack in strained US-Europe relations
Russian energy sanctions bill puts another crack in strained US-Europe relations

The Foreign Ministry said in a statement Friday evening that Minister Lavrov told Secretary Tillerson in a phone call earlier that day that Russia's decision was "triggered by a number of hostile steps" the US has recently taken. Many Russian politicians believe Trump's political opponents and congress have successfully reduced the U.S. preside...

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  • DNR: Environmental rollbacks will speed plant
DNR: Environmental rollbacks will speed plant

Walker introduced a $3 billion incentives package for the plant on Friday. Sarah Geers with Midwest Environmental Advocates says she's anxious about provisions in the bill . MEA was part of a conference call with other state environmental groups Monday afternoon, to discuss presenting a unified opposition against the exemptions.

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  • 72-year-old Oklahoma woman kills 17 copperheads with shotgun, shovel
72-year-old Oklahoma woman kills 17 copperheads with shotgun, shovel

Susan Thompson first posted about the snake-killing Mrs. Newby on Facebook on Thursday (July 27) after learning that her neighbor had killed 11 of the venomous snakes. "Mrs. Newby is at again #16 and 17 down", she wrote. One Facebook user wrote that she needed Mrs. Newby to come rid her property of snakes. "She sure is fearless!" But Mrs.

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  • Smith upbeat as pay dispute nears an end
Smith upbeat as pay dispute nears an end

The standoff between Cricket Australia and the players reached its lowest point after Australian players chose to call off their tour to South Africa to play their national "A" team . Australia's top players are effectively "unemployed" after a five-year agreement expired on June 30. Once arbitration was agreed to, the 230 cricketers now une...

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