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Karnataka bandh today: Autorickshaws, metro, buses, cabs plying; exams postponed


Among their demands are farm loan waivers and water scarcity in the state's driest areas. Kannada organisations led by activist Vatal Nagaraj have threatened to pelt stones at buses, if they do not extend support. Union leaders and officials have said that the transport services will be normal . Due to Karnataka bandh, Visvesvaraya Technological University has postponed its seventh semester examination. Read More »

Deje hostilidad o asestaremos golpe nuclear: Corea del Norte a Trump

A finales de mayo, los países que componen el G7 acordaron ejercer más presión sobre Pionyang en el desarrollo del programa de misiles y de armas nucleares, según declaró la primer ministra británica Theresa May. Las nuevas sanciones agregan nombres de compañías y personas a la lista de la ONU de prohibición global de viajes y congelamiento de activos. La ampliación podría haberse realizado por el comité de sanciones contra Corea del Norte del CSNU, pero el consejo sostuvo la ... Read More »

Theresa May to form fragile government after UK election debacle


Former Treasury chief George Osborne - who was sacked by May a year ago - called her a "dead woman walking", and opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said he was ready to contest another election at any time. "I am delighted to see Labour do so well", said Sanders, who campaigned for Corbyn in the days before the election. Norwegian Foreign Minister Boerge Brende said the election outcome could mean a less radical split between Britain and the EU. Read More »

Polls open in UK general election


Despite the setback, Mrs May continued trying to fight the campaign on her chosen battleground of Brexit, using a final message to voters to urge them to back her ahead of the negotiations with Brussels. Polls suggest Labour has narrowed the Conservatives' lead. What was the overall turnout at previous elections? When exactly the result from your constituency will be declared depends on many factors including the weather, the size of the population in the constituency and how many ... Read More »

Labour Party stuns Theresa May's Conservatives in UK elections


The moves buy May a temporary reprieve. Now, having lost that majority, May faces discussions with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party , which, with its ten seats, could provide the Conservatives with a working majority in the House of Commons and, in theory, a means to, first get through the so-called Queen's Speech - which details the governing party's overall planned legislative programme - and then give her a mandate to take in the United Kingdom into those negotiations with ... Read More »

Collins: Trump should give a 'yes or no' on tapes

Mr Trump "should voluntarily turn them over", Ms Collins said. Collins is referring to Trump's joint press conference with the President of Romania from Friday, during which Trump was asked if the tapes exist, only to respond, "I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the very near future". Read More »

Morocco Offers Helping Hand in Mediating Qatar Crisis


The SPA News Agency reported that Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud had ordered that affected families, which are citizens of Qatar and Saudi Arabia, will be given humanitarian aid. In 2014, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain temporarily recalled their ambassadors from Doha over what they said was Qatar's support for the Muslim Brotherhood. Read More »

United Kingdom prime minister insists she is staying put

He said a new election might be necessary later this year or early in 2018. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after a church service in Sonning, Britain. But Soubry said May's time in the top job would be limited. Pressed on how long she would stay PM, Mr Jones said: "That remains to be seen". "Let's get on with the job". Read More »

Puerto Ricans vote for statehood


The vote is non-binding and it's the USA congress that will have the final say on whether Puerto Rico gets the upgrade from u.s. territory to State. Oscar Lopez Rivera may not have officially been honored as a National Freedom Hero in the city's Puerto Rican Day Parade , but the fervent nationalist who spent decades in prison for his involvement with a group responsible for bombings in the 1970s and '80s still got to ride on a float. Read More »

Clinton and Trump are at each other's throats again


Asked who those persons could be, Clinton said: "We're getting more information about all of the contacts between Trump campaign officials and Trump associates with Russians before, during and after the election". The President, who tweeted "Despite the constant negative press covfefe " on Tuesday Midnight later deleted the post after it garnered more than 23,000 re-tweets and more than 67,000 likes within two hours. Read More »

Trump blasts ex-FBI director James Comey on Twitter as 'cowardly'


Other parts of Comey's testimony raise questions regarding whether Trump committed the crime of obstruction of justice by attempting to end the FBI's investigation of his former advisor Michael Flynn . § 641 provides that it is a federal crime to, without authority, convey a record of the United States , in this case an FBI record he admits under oath he leaked after being fired". Read More »

Arab states blacklist dozens of 'Qatari terrorism links', Doha calls move 'baseless'


The crisis began in part over what the Qataris described as a false news report planted during a hack of its state-run news agency. Qatar continued to maintain it was a victim of hacking. In 2000, Bahrain banned the network's broadcast after it called municipal elections in the country as "serving Zionism". The military led by Sisi overthrew the Muslim Brotherhood's Morsi in July 2013. Read More »

Andrew Little: Labour's plan to cut back on 'low level courses'


The policy, which has been long-talked about, comes amid a background of record high net migration - 71,900 in the year to April 2017 - and an intense debate over what to do about it. "We already face critical shortages in New Zealand's caregiver workforce, particularly in aged residential care, which will escalate in the next decade as the need for care rises sharply with our rapidly ageing population". Read More »

'Terrorism' a major threat to humanity: PM

President of Russia Vladimir Putin said: "I am glad that we met for a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the SCO Summit ". "The sense of the meeting was that the two countries have great benefit, great interest in working with each other and we will have differences". Read More »

May asks Queen to form new government


British newspapers summed it up in a word: "Mayhem". The Tory loss has been attributed primarily to a weak campaign by Theresa May and her overconfidence. The Prime Minister's campaign was widely criticised for not engaging with voters and stumbling on key issues. In contrast, Conservative voters were more likely to know from the outset which way they were voting, Lord Ashcroft said. Read More »

Tacoma gets a new trailer and a release date

Think Gone Home meets Everybody's Gone to the Rapture in space! Will the twist be that the space members all fell in love with each other and ran away to another planet? One of these is Tacoma , a title first revealed for Xbox One during E3 2015. Read More »

Theresa May appoints new UK Cabinet as critics circle

May's office said Saturday that the Democratic Unionist Party, which has 10 seats in Parliament , had agreed to a "confidence and supply" arrangement with the government. "The Conservatives have not yet broken the British system of democracy, but through their hubris and incompetence they have managed to make a mockery of it", it said in an editorial. Read More »

Iran arrests over 40 suspects in connection with terror attack on parliament


Security forces laid a siege to the parliament for several hours. Trump's statement is "counter-productive and further narrows the opportunity for engagement between the U.S. The kingdom accused Doha of moving against interests of Riyadh and Cairo by supporting the Muslim Brotherhood, an Islamic group labelled by Saudi Arabia and Egypt a terrorist organization. Read More »

Jutanugarn beats Thompson, Chun in playoff at LPGA Classic


Canada's Alena Sharp (70), who was in a three-way for the lead with Thompson and South Korea's Hyo Joo Kim , fell into a tie for fourth with world No. In Gee Chun, with three runner-up finishes this season, lies two shots back in third place at 15 under. Mi Hyang Lee (68) and Laura Gonzalez Escallon (67) were at 14 under. Read More »

Thompson shoots 67 for 1-shot lead after 3rd round


With long-standing world No.1 Lydia Ko and world No.3 So Yeon Ryu both absent, No.2 Ariya Jutanugarn's sparkling 65 has her tied fourth and likely to assume the top rung. She posted a 17-under 199 total with one round left, while Duncan also shot 67 to move into second place alone on 16-under. South Korea's Mi Hyang Lee (68) and Laura Gonzalez Escallon of Belgium (67) were three strokes behind at 14 under. Read More »

Fellow Republicans press Donald Trump about Comey tapes

The president's personal lawyer on Thursday denied that Trump asked Comey to drop the Flynn investigation. Several Republican politicians also criticised Mr Comey for disclosing memos he had written in the aftermath of his private conversations with Mr Trump, calling that action "inappropriate". Read More »

British General Election: Theresa May's gamble that didn't pay off

Some members of Parliament in May's Tory party and the rival Labour Party favor a softer Brexit, in which the United Kingdom might maintain a much closer relationship with the EU. Damian Green, the former work and pensions secretary, was named first secretary of state - effectively the deputy prime minister. Leftist opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn , whose Labour party surged from 20 points behind in the opinion polls, has told May to quit after she "lost votes, lost support and lost ... Read More »

Apple refreshes 12.9-inch iPad Pro, 10.5-inch iPad Pro

As you might have heard by now, Apple has launched new iPad Pro models which includes a new 10.5-inch option which is pretty much in line with what the rumors have been saying. Battery life is advertised at 10 hours, and iOS 11 is packed with several new iPad features such as a new Dock for finding your favorite and recently used apps and files. Read More »