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Judge sends Indian guru to jail for 20 years in rapes

Judge sends Indian guru to jail for 20 years in rapes Saint Gurmeet Singh Ram Rahim Insan, has been in a prison since his conviction Friday . "We will file two appeals shortly". Ram Rahim's fate should be an object lesson to all those who develop illusions of invincibility. "A library in the jail has been converted into a courtroom", said Rajiv Pant, an official in charge of prisons. The guru, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, was found guilty on F... [Full Article...]

RBI Data Confirms Note Ban was a Total Failure!

RBI Data Confirms Note Ban was a Total Failure! Data compiled by RBI showed that total electronic payment system which stood at 67.15 crore in volume, reached to a whopping 95.75 crore in December 2016 (end of demonetisation move), further to 89.69 crore by March 2017 and to 86.24 crore by end of July 2017. [Full Article...]

Judge Dismisses Some Charges Against PSU Frat Brothers

Judge Dismisses Some Charges Against PSU Frat Brothers A district judge has dismissed the most serious counts faced by former fraternity members in connection with the death of Timothy Piazza. All involuntary manslaughter, aggravated assault, and simple assault charges have been dropped. "We get a second shot, and we're absolutely going to take it". Defense attorneys shared similar strategies in closing arguments. The dismissal of many charges c... [Full Article...]

Polls: a growing number of Americans don't like Trump's conduct

Polls: a growing number of Americans don't like Trump's conduct Fifty-six percent said the president is "tearing the country apart". Only 33 percent approved of his performance there; 61 percent did not. Even if they succeed, this proposal would do nothing to help middle-income business owners, most of whom already pay a rate lower than 15 percent. [Full Article...]

U.S. forces Russian Federation to close San Francisco consulate

U.S. forces Russian Federation to close San Francisco consulate A senior administration official stressed that Tillerson and Lavrov both still want to improve U.S. "In the spirit of parity invoked by the Russians ", the USA will require Russia to close the three offices by Saturday, State Department spokesman Heather Nauert said in a statement . [Full Article...]

When Delhi's mountain of shame caved in

When Delhi's mountain of shame caved in Authorities said they were trying to ascertain the reason behind collapse. The Delhi government hit out at the BJP-ruled municipal corporations, saying the condition of the garbage dump was a recipe for disaster. Nearly a dozen divers from the Delhi Boat Club were involved in the rescue operation. "We had to clear the voluminous muck before we could begin pulling out the vehicles on to the road"... [Full Article...]

Sanctions on North Korea 'Misguided and Futile', Russia Says

The idea that North Korea's nuclear missile program can be stopped "exclusively by putting pressure on Pyongyang is erroneous and futile", Putin wrote in an article published on the Kremlin's website , per Reuters . South Korea's top office has confirmed that President Moon Jae-in will hold summit talks with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin next week on the sidelines of the Easter... [Full Article...]

Warmer for Labor Day Weekend

Warmer for Labor Day Weekend For the afternoons, we are expecting fair to partly-cloudy skies for all three days with highs in the upper 80°s to around 90°. Indeed, Friday was drier than we expected and we think that's going to continue through the better part of the Labor Day Weekend , too! Daytime Friday wind speeds will range between 5 and 10 miles per hour, decreasing to a steady 5 miles per hour over the weekend... [Full Article...]

After Muslims, Hindus flee persecution in Myanmar

After Muslims, Hindus flee persecution in Myanmar Erdogan expressed concern over the prevailing situation in the Rakhine State of Myanmar and "ongoing repression and enforcement of excessive power" on Rohingya community. He also noted with appreciation the efforts of Bangladeshi authorities to meet the "dire needs" of those crossing the border. The Bangladesh president underscored the need for ensuring the protection of general people of M... [Full Article...]

Trump kicks off lobbying effort for tax overhaul

Trump kicks off lobbying effort for tax overhaul The goal is a plan that reduces tax rates as much as possible, allows unprecedented capital expensing, places a priority on permanence, and creates a system that encourages American companies to bring back jobs and profits trapped overseas. [Full Article...]

Mumbai floods: Missing doctor Amarapurkar's body found near Worli

Mumbai floods: Missing doctor Amarapurkar's body found near Worli After 36 hours of relentless searching, police were able to trace the body of renowned Bombay Hospital gastroenterologist Dr Deepak Amrapurkar. The drain ends at Worli and opens into the sea, where his body was found on Thursday morning. Late on Tuesday, witnesses said they had seen him walking on the flooded roads after his auto stalled and suddenly falling into the open manhole near Senapati Bap... [Full Article...]

Tennessee sends 91 rescue workers to help in Texas hurricane

Tennessee sends 91 rescue workers to help in Texas hurricane Colorado animal groups are taking action and heading to Texas to help frightened, hungry animals separated from their families. The 14-member team is "healthy, safe and anxious to get to work", Ryan said, and is awaiting assignments. "The requests for assistance far exceed the local capabilities, and eventually, their first responders need to go home too", Ryan said. A Longmont-based animal se... [Full Article...]

Trump Plans to Donates $1M to Harvey Victims

Trump Plans to Donates $1M to Harvey Victims President Trump and first lady Melania Trump step off Air Force One after arriving in Corpus Christi, Texas, earlier this week. In January of 2016, then-candidate Trump pledged to give $1 million to veterans charities, but it wasn't until reporters pressed him months later that most of the money was doled out. [Full Article...]

Trump repeats claim Mexico will pay for wall

The president did not elaborate on how Mexico would cover the cost. "The best way to get some sense of the impact of his comments is to look at the markets", said Tony Garza, an attorney with White & Case LLP in Mexico City who served as the US ambassador to Mexico under George W. [Full Article...]

Iran is adhering to nuclear deal limits, United Nations says, despite Trump claim

Iran is adhering to nuclear deal limits, United Nations says, despite Trump claim According to the report, Iran's stock of low-enriched uranium did not exceed the agreed limit of 300 kilograms while its stock of heavy water remained below the ceiling of 130 tonnes after the country exported 19.1 tonnes. The latest findings come a little more than a month after the Trump administration certified Iran's compliance with the deal. Bolton said the highest immediate priority must... [Full Article...]

San Francisco Audience Boos Dianne Feinstein For Defending Trump

San Francisco Audience Boos Dianne Feinstein For Defending Trump Ellen Tauscher at the city's sold-out Herbst Theater Tuesday night. "And if he does, he can be a good president", she added. "I'm working to protect the progress we've made and find a way to get things done for Californians during a period of total Republican control of Washington", the California Democrat said. [Full Article...]

Springsteen on Broadway Extends Run at Walter Kerr Theatre

Springsteen on Broadway Extends Run at Walter Kerr Theatre The show will take place in a 975-seat venue, making for both a uniquely intimate performance with the legend and an nearly impossible chance at scoring tickets. Registering again or a couple of times does not increase your chances to receive an offer code. The five-day-a-week show, set for the 960-seat Walter Kerr Theatre , will include both song performances and readings from his memoir, " Bo... [Full Article...]

Benazir Bhutto assassination case: Pakistan court declares Pervez Musharraf absconder

Benazir Bhutto assassination case: Pakistan court declares Pervez Musharraf absconder Mrs. Bhutto, 53, was killed on December 27, 2007 when a gunman and a suicide bomber attacked her entourage at an election rally in Liaquat National Bagh, a park in Rawalpindi . Following Bhutto's death, her widower, Asif Ali Zardari, was sworn in as President in 2008 and served until 2013. He has further argued that Bhutto's own security failed her and those who encouraged her to return to P... [Full Article...]

US GDP would take a hit from DACA deportations, report finds

US GDP would take a hit from DACA deportations, report finds But attorneys general in Texas and nine other conservative states have threatened legal action if the Trump administration doesn't rescind DACA by Tuesday. Self-funded through application fees, the DACA program contributes to the nation's economy through an 87-percent employment rate among its recipients, contributing an average of 15.3 percent of their wages to taxes. [Full Article...]

Harvey Breaks Continental US Record For Rainfall

Harvey Breaks Continental US Record For Rainfall The most rain that Richmond has ever observed in a week was 13.3 inches in August 1955, the result of back-to-back hurricanes Connie and Diane. In addition to the rain, the weather service says a few thunderstorms are possible, but meteorologists say they are not very confident yet on when/where those storms could be favored. [Full Article...]


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