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No stay on Tamil Nadu law allowing Jallikattu

No stay on Tamil Nadu law allowing Jallikattu The court had banned the controversial sport in 2014, on the grounds that it was cruel to bulls. "Convey it to them when final arbitrator (SC) is seized up of the situation, there should be absolute silence and compliance", the bench told senior advocates K Parasaran, C S Vaidyanathan and Rakesh Dwivedi, appearing for the Tamil Nadu government. [Full Article...]

Sheikhs being sheikhs! Saudi prince buys plane tickets for his 80 hawks

Sheikhs being sheikhs! Saudi prince buys plane tickets for his 80 hawks That's right, a new viral picture, taken onboard a Middle Eastern airplane, shows the full middle section of the economy class being occupied by handsome birds of prey. Lufthansa, the German airline, also made it clear in 2014 it welcomed the birds of prey in the cabin, installing a "Falcon Master" tray for "maximum hygienic protection of the cabin walls, seats and carpets from soiling by t... [Full Article...]

Bhavita Patel becomes the sixth victim of Bourke St Car Attack

Bhavita Patel becomes the sixth victim of Bourke St Car Attack The 33-year-old woman lost her life in hospital just before 8pm yesterday bringing the death toll to six, from Gargasoulas' rampage through Melbourne's CBD when he mowed down and injured dozens of pedestrians on Friday, January 20. "We can confirm that Elizabeth between Little Bourke Street and Little Collins Street is closed to all traffic and pedestrian flow whilst this takes place". [Full Article...]

French parliament searched as part of probe into Fillon's wife's 'fake job'

French parliament searched as part of probe into Fillon's wife's 'fake job' Fillon has insisted that his wife, also 62, has played a real, if discreet, role in his long political career. The Canard Enchaine investigative newspaper revealed last week that former prime minister Fillon had paid his wife for years from public money available to him as an MP for parliamentary aides. [Full Article...]

Tiger killed after mauling tourist to death at Ningbo zoo, China

Tiger killed after mauling tourist to death at Ningbo zoo, China Every time he sat up, the tiger pushed him down again", a witness told local media. Zhang died later in a hospital. While two tigers ran off, the first tiger continues to bite the man. After several failed attempts to escape, one tiger drags the blood-soaked man into the woods before ragging him around. He can be seen kicking his legs in desperation as another tiger approaches and begins to atta... [Full Article...]

Six dead in Canada mosque shooting

Six dead in Canada mosque shooting Police didn't give a possible motive. There were aproximately 40 people inside the mosque when the shots were fired, one witness said. The six victims were all men, between 39 and 60 years old. "For the time being, it's sadness and grief about losing people from our Canadian community at large", he said. Mr Hollande, whose country has suffered a string of Islamic extremist attacks, said in a ... [Full Article...]

Uber, Lyft caught up in immigration protest controversy

Thousands of social media users vowed never to use the service again and posted pics of them deleting the Uber apps from their phones. The alliance called for an hourlong work stoppage at New York's John F. Many social media users immediately spoke up about their intention to switch to Lyft . Many were angry with Kalanick's statement especially in light of Saturday nights airport protest. [Full Article...]

Former secretary of Nazi propagandist Goebbels dies at 106

In the film she contended she thought the 6 million Jews who died in concentration camps during the Holocaust were actually sent to prisons in Sudetenland, a German enclave in Czechoslovakia taken by the Nazis early in the war, and that only criminals were sent to the death camps. [Full Article...]

Iranian leader calls Trump's travel ban a 'great gift to extremists'

Iranian leader calls Trump's travel ban a 'great gift to extremists' Iran's foreign ministry said on Saturday it would ban Americans from entering the country in response to Trump's "insulting" order restricting arrivals from Iran and six other mostly Muslim countries. The senior diplomat also said that Iran and European Union members will continue talks on regional issues. Iran on January 29 summoned the Swiss ambassador, who represents Washington's interests, t... [Full Article...]

State AG Ferguson to file lawsuit against Trump immigration order

Monday at his office in Seattle , according to a news release. Attorney General Bob Ferguson said his team has worked all weekend to prepare a lawsuit that will be filed Monday afternoon in federal court. Ferguson's lawsuit is broader in scope and seeks to invalidate entire sections of the Executive Order nationwide. "It is an insult and a danger to all of the people of the state of Washi... [Full Article...]

President Akufo-Addo attends 28th AU Summit in Ethiopia

He praised African countries for allowing refugees and people fleeing violence to enter while other parts of the world, including the developed West, build walls and close borders, the Independent reported. However, the Kenyan government last year announced that it intends to close Dadaab, which has been open for more than 20 years, saying that the camp is a security threat because it harbors Is... [Full Article...]

Hamon to be nominated French Socialist Party's presidential candidate

According to a count of votes from around 60% of polling stations (4,322), in the second round of the primary, Hamon garnered 58.65% of the vote while his rival, former Prime Minister Manuel Valls got 41.35%. "Through Penelope they are trying to break me", he said. "I would like to congratulate Benoit Hamon ". A new chapter opened in France's closely contested presidential election campaign o... [Full Article...]

Trump gives USA military 30 days to prepare anti-ISIS strategy

The White House calls "defeating ISIS and other radical Islamic terror groups" its top priority . " Within 30 days, a preliminary draft of the Plan to defeat ISIS shall be submitted to the President by the Secretary of Defense ", the memorandum says. [Full Article...]

Tourist boat carrying 31 people 'disappears' off Malaysia coast

Tourist boat carrying 31 people 'disappears' off Malaysia coast Bad weather was hampering the search effort, which covers an area of about 400 nautical square miles. Two crew members managed to make their way to land to seek assistance, Malaysian officials said . He said that the captain and crew members were rescued by military in rescue operation and ten others were rescued by fishermen on Sunday. The Chinese Consulate General in Kota Kinabalu in the ... [Full Article...]

Poll panel orders FIR against Arvind Kejriwal over bribery remarks

Poll panel orders FIR against Arvind Kejriwal over bribery remarks In all his four speeches at various rallies in Goa last weekend, Kejriwal had said that people should not just accept Rs 5,000 but demand Rs 10,000 from politicians keen on offering money but vote for AAP. Kejriwal had remarked that voters may take money from any party but should vote for his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). The AAP said it will "avail all legal remedies" after the poll watchdog directed ... [Full Article...]

Trump agrees with Steve Bannon that media is the 'opposition party'

Trump agrees with Steve Bannon that media is the 'opposition party' I believe very strongly in the freedom of the press, which is now called the news media. Bannon's sinister point of view as he stands in the shadows of the Trump administrations is one to be monitored and not forgotten. That's what Stephen Bannon , one of Donald Trump's top strategists, had to say about the testy relationship between the new United States administration and the mainstream... [Full Article...]

UK Prime Minister Theresa May announces £100m defence collaboration deal with Turkey

Speaking at a joint press conference alongside his British counterpart Theresa May at the prime ministry following a meeting in Ankara , Saturday, Binali Yildirim said: "We had a comprehensive meeting and discussed our bilateral relations including security and economy". [Full Article...]

GM moving more than 600 jobs from Canada to Mexico: union

GM moving more than 600 jobs from Canada to Mexico: union Earlier this month, GM announced it would be moving GMC Terrain production to Mexico from the Ingersoll plant, but boosting production of another vehicle, the Equinox, with the extra capacity at the CAMI plant. President Donald Trump, who urged the Big Three U.S. automakers on Tuesday to build more cars in the U.S.as part of his pledge to bring jobs to America. [Full Article...]

Rahul on Badals: Sukhbir an icon of corruption

Rahul on Badals: Sukhbir an icon of corruption Haryana and Punjab are locked in a bitter legal and emotional battle over the issue for several years. "We will do whatever we can to give enough water to our farmers". In West Bengal, it is Trinamool Congress versus the rest. Referring to Punjab as "the land of the brave", Modi sought the people's support to eradicate corruption from India. [Full Article...]

President Trump: 'Very Early' To Talk About Lifting Sanctions Against Russia

President Trump: 'Very Early' To Talk About Lifting Sanctions Against Russia Trump was reluctant to accept the intelligence assessments, but during a press conference earlier this month he acknowledged for the first time, "As far as hacking, I think it's Russian Federation". If Congress then reimposed the sanctions through legislation, Trump could veto the law but that would pave the way for a struggle that would split the Republicans and which the president could not be s... [Full Article...]


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