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CBI summons Lalu Yadav, son Tejashwi in IRCTC hotel scam

CBI summons Lalu Yadav, son Tejashwi in IRCTC hotel scam The case was in connection with irregularities in the Railway hotel tender. The official said the agency had also summoned Sujatha Hotels owners Vijay and Vinay Kochhar for questioning. Lalu Prasad Yadav has been asked to appear for questioning at the agency on 11 Sep and his son Tejashwi Yadav to appear a day after, on 12 September. [Full Article...]

Chaos as Hurricane Irma strikes Caribbean

Chaos as Hurricane Irma strikes Caribbean Several Canadian airlines sent extra flights on Wednesday, rescuing hundreds of Canadian travellers in the path of Irma. The Montreal-based airline said all aircraft were expected to arrive in the Dominican Republic by Wednesday morning and that passengers should be back in Canada by afternoon or early evening. [Full Article...]

United Nations mulls USA push for N.Korea oil embargo, textile export ban

United Nations mulls USA push for N.Korea oil embargo, textile export ban China and Russian Federation, which both have veto power on the United Nations council, are expected oppose new sanctions, the broadcaster stated. Putin's comments followed a request from South Korean President Moon Jae-in that he support more stringent United Nations sanctions. [Full Article...]

Air freshener causes auto to explode in Essex carpark

Air freshener causes auto to explode in Essex carpark City picks first female hornblower for ancient tradition Thousands of people from all over the world applied for the position... Shocked witness Albert Quixall said on Twitter: "Just missed witnessing auto explosion near Southend". A spokeswoman for East of England Ambulance Service said one patient suffered minor injuries. "One injured. Hope they are ok". He said "quantities of aerosols" sho... [Full Article...]

Putin calls tougher N.Korea sanctions senseless, warns of "global catastrophe"

Putin calls tougher N.Korea sanctions senseless, warns of Russian Federation condemns North Korea's nuclear test as "provocative", Putin told a televised news conference in China. He told the council there was an urgent need to "maintain a cool head" and avoid escalating tensions, and called for a return to dialogue, including "by leveraging mediation efforts " of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. [Full Article...]

TS Katia becomes 3rd named storm now in Atlantic

TS Katia becomes 3rd named storm now in Atlantic Models so far show it remaining in the southern Gulf in coming days. As of Wednesday morning Tropical Storm Katia was located about 135 miles east-southeast of Tampico, Mexico, on Mexico's Gulf coast. There is the potential for Jose to become a hurricane as it tracks to the west-northwest this week. Tropical Depression 13 is trying to organize into a tropical storm off the coast of Mexic... [Full Article...]

Mikser: No decision likely this year on ending Turkey-EU talks

Mikser: No decision likely this year on ending Turkey-EU talks This, he said, could negatively impact existing agreements with the EU such as the existing customs union agreement between Turkey and the EU. In the wake of an attempted army coup against him a year ago, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has pursued a crackdown on opponents in which thousands of people have been arrested or dismissed from their jobs. [Full Article...]

Rodman Offers to 'Straighten Things Out' With Kim Jong Un

Rodman Offers to 'Straighten Things Out' With Kim Jong Un The former Detroit Pistons star's remarks come as the USA pushes for even tougher sanctions against North Korea. US basketball legend Dennis Rodman said on Wednesday he had skied and sung karaoke with his friend North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and would like to "straighten things out" amid a nuclear standoff with the United States. [Full Article...]

Chinese border calm as North Korea ramps up nuclear program

Analysts said the test has made it more urgent for Seoul to deal with Pyongyang, and Seoul is eager to leverage on the Kremlin to break the nuclear impasse. politics. "T$3 his is an unprecedented thing", Putin said. "Security and defense cooperation between Japan, the United States and South Korea are important to enhance deterrence and response capabilities", the official quoted Abe as te... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma ravages Barbuda, kills one; Florida remains in track

Hurricane Irma ravages Barbuda, kills one; Florida remains in track By Thursday morning, the center of the storm was about 110 miles (180 kilometers) north of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, and was moving west-northwest near 17 mph (28 kph). "Some of the (Bahamian) islands aren't more than 9 feet (above sea level)". The islands can also expect 8 to 12 inches of rain - and up to 20 inches locally - through Saturday. [Full Article...]

Ivanka asked, 'Daddy, can I come with you?'

Ivanka asked, 'Daddy, can I come with you?' This was after President Trump spilled the beans about how Ivanka asked her father to travel with him to the state. The art of the pop-in dates all the way back to Ivanka Trump's private school days at the Chapin School in New York City. [Full Article...]

Ffcm LLC Buys 4486 Shares of Mattel, Inc. (MAT)

Comerica Bank's holdings in Mattel were worth $2,416,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on MAT . Their average price target spell out an upbeat performance - a 29% and would give MAT a market capitalization of almost $7.32B. In other Mattel news, CEO Mary Margaret Hasti Georgiadis bought 12,660 shares of Mattel stock in a tr... [Full Article...]

UK to change personal injury payment rate in boost for insurers

UK to change personal injury payment rate in boost for insurers The change was ordered because the formula assumes the victim will invest his or her money in government bonds. Now the government is planning to change the rules. Accountants PwC have suggested that this might not actually mean a fall in premiums, but instead would prevent future significant rises. "If this announcement had not been made, insurers would have been forced to pass on the remaini... [Full Article...]

Trump's Decision on Dreamers Challenged as US States File Lawsuit

Trump's Decision on Dreamers Challenged as US States File Lawsuit Trump's decision on Tuesday to end the five-year-old programme instituted by former President Barack Obama plunged nearly 800,000 young people, known as "Dreamers", into uncertainty. The New York Attorney General's office confirmed Washington is part of the same action. Ending DACA would affect more than 42,000 New Yorkers and cost the state more than $38 billion over the next decade, Schneiderm... [Full Article...]

Trump to donate $1M to Texas recovery

Trump to donate $1M to Texas recovery US President Donald Trump will donate $1 million of his fortune to recovery efforts in Texas though the White House said he hasn't determined which group or groups will receive the contribution. Hurricane Harvey and its floodwaters have displaced more than one million people and up to 50 people are feared to have died. And at the briefing, Sanders said the details of the decision were "be... [Full Article...]

Ohio ACT scores remain steady; underserved students not ready for college

Ohio ACT scores remain steady; underserved students not ready for college Each of the four sections of the ACT-English, reading, math, and science-is scored on a 0-36 scale. Iowa and Nebraska high school graduates edged out the nation for another year on the ACT exam. Disadvantaged students face complex challenges connected to their families, neighborhoods and schools. African-American students' performance improved slightly, with 12 percent meeting three or more co... [Full Article...]

Rashtriya Sahara journalist shot at in Bihar's Arwal, one arrested

Rashtriya Sahara journalist shot at in Bihar's Arwal, one arrested A journalist with a local daily, who also ran a common services centre (CSC) at his home, was shot at by two persons when he was on his way to home from a bank after having withdrawn money. SP Arwal , Dilip Kumar while briefing on the incident said, "one of the accused, who shot the journalist, has been arrested by the police". He told news agency ANI personal enmity was behind the attack. [Full Article...]

Catastrophic Hurricane Harvey toll increases to 37

Catastrophic Hurricane Harvey toll increases to 37 This historic rain and flooding will affect millions of people for many days, weeks, and perhaps years to come, and members of the university community, including The Texas Society at Yale, are already mobilizing. Watt said he will leave the link open to "see how high we can get it". Thursday night's preseason game between the Houston Texans and Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium was cance... [Full Article...]

Srinagar: One killed, 14 injured as militants hurl grenade at Jahangir Chowk

Srinagar: One killed, 14 injured as militants hurl grenade at Jahangir Chowk Maqsood Ahmad Shah son of Ali Mohammad Shah, resident of Budgam district was among five injured in the blast. Security personnel deployed at Jehangir Chowk were the apparent target of the grenade attack at around 5.40 pm, a police official said. [Full Article...]

22 yr old Nagpur woman raped, brutally murdered in Ambernath

22 yr old Nagpur woman raped, brutally murdered in Ambernath On Sunday, Patil along with his friend, Nilesh Khobragade, drove down from Nagpur to Pune in latter's auto and met the victim in Pune. The accused, identified as Nikhilesh Patil (24) and Akshay Valode (25), met the victim along with their friend Nilesh Khobragade in Pune, and all four went to Valode's house in Ambernath. [Full Article...]


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