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Dilli to halli, we will defend DK Shivakumar: Congress

The Karnataka minister is hosting a group of party legislators from Gujarat at a resort near Bengaluru to avoid a break in their ranks ahead of Rajya Sabha elections on August 8. Congress' Gujarat Rajya Sabha candidate Ahmed Patel took a strong objection to the timing of the raids. About half-a-dozen note-counting machines have also been brought at two locations in Safdarjung Enclave in Delhi and in Hasan and Mysuru in Karnataka to count the cash.

Santos will not recognize Maduro's National Constituent Assembly or its decisions

The 545-member assembly unanimously elected well-known allies of President Nicolas Maduro to its leadership in a show of unity, singling that the socialists have put aside differences to focus on consolidating the all-powerful body. In another development, Venezuelan authorities, who had detained opposition leaders Antonio Ledezma and Leopoldo Lopez earlier in the week, allowed Ledezma to return home, where he was placed under house arrest, Ledezma's wife said via Twitter on Friday.

Flash Flood warning issued for Imperial County

Flash flood warnings have been issued for southeastern San Bernardino County along U.S. Highway 95 between Needles and Vidal Junction, and west along State Route 62 toward Twentynine Palms. The moisture brought thunderstorms and lightning Tuesday, with localized flooding. The county encountered a massive flash flood earlier this year at the El Capitan Canyon campground.

Teen texting manslaughter verdict could face a legal challenge

Roy died by suicide in the summer of 2014 after inhaling carbon monoxide from a truck's exhaust system to poison himself. Moniz focused on messages she sent to Roy as he sat in his truck, which was filling with carbon monoxide from a generator he had hooked up to it.

Earthquakes Shake Oklahoma in 24 Hours

The commission also said that no disposal wells are in the area but a known fault is in the vicinity. The area hit is about 15 miles (25 kilometers) northeast of Oklahoma City. The 4.4 temblor Wednesday night is the state's fourth quake of at least magnitude 4.0 recorded in 2017, according to Oklahoma Geological Survey records.

Donald Trump imposes sanctions on Russian Federation as punishment for meddling in election

Trump issued a second statement on the bill , attacking the bill further. Trump has maintained that he learned of the meeting just days before The Times first reported on it, and previous reporting suggested he had merely signed off on the statement .

Fox News Hit With Lawsuit Over Retracted Seth Rich Story

Wheeler also alleges that a Fox News reporter made up quotes attributed to him as part of its reporting on the Rich case. " Zimmerman and Butowsky , it is claimed , sought to advance the political agenda of the Trump administration by asking Wheeler to confirm that "Rich was responsible for the leak of DNC emails to WikiLeaks", and "[he] was murdered by a Democrat operative because he leaked the emails to WikiLeaks".

Three dead in shootout at Moscow court

At least three people have been killed and two wounded in a shootout at a court in Moscow, Russian news agencies said. A bailiff and armed guard also suffered bullet wounds in the attack, lawyer Sofia Rubasskaya , who was in the building at the time, told TASS .

Police investigate body in freezer

Authorities believe the woman is 28-year-old Shannon Graves , who's been missing since February. The residence in question reportedly belonged to friends of Novoa, who had known the suspect for 5 years. Layton, Novoa's new live-in girlfriend, claimed she purchased a new freezer from Walmart July 27. So far investigators have not identified the body.

Afghan official blast at Shiite mosque kills 20

The toll was likely to rise as many among the injured remained in critical condition. Shiites Muslims are a minority in Afghanistan and have been threatened by the Islamic State group that operates in the country's east. The explosion happened at the Baqir-ul-uloom mosque in the Darul Aman area as people gathered for a religious ceremony. He said at least 25 others who sustained injuries in the attack were also shifted to the hospital for the treatment.

Increasing rain chances & cooler temperatures this week

South wind 5 to 9 miles per hour becoming west southwest after midnight. Monday .Mostly sunny. Highs near 90. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 miles per hour in the afternoon. Extended: Highs will be ranging in the 80s for many areas the next couple of days. Lows will be in the mid-70s with a 50 percent chance of rain. Friday , a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2 p.m., then showers likely and possibly a storm after 2 p.m.

RS polls: Amit Shah, Smriti Irani and Rajput file nominations

Earlier this month, the election commission had notified election for 10 Rajya Sabha seats - 6 in West Bengal, 3 in Gujarat and 1 in Madhya Pradesh. The announcement came after BJP Parliamentary Board met here to take stock of the Bihar situation following Nitish Kumar's resignation as the State Chief Minister.

Scaramucci Rising: Anti-Leak Crusader Curries Favor With Trump

The president announced that he would be replacing Priebus with Kelly via Twitter on Friday afternoon . That victory helped catapult Priebus to the head of the Republican National Committee , putting him in place to oversee Trump's surprise win in November.

President Trump names John F. Kelly White House Chief of Staff

That same day, the feud escalated when The New Yorker revealed Scaramucci had in a phone interview attacked Priebus in harsh and even vile terms , calling him a "paranoid schizophrenic" and using a vulgar term to illustrate Priebus's attempts to block him from a White House post.

Iran, US Navies Engage in Second Encounter in One Week

The aircraft carrier flew a. In January, near the end of then-President Obama's term, the USS Mahan fired shots toward Iranian fast-attack boats as they neared the destroyer in the Strait of Hormuz, the mouth of the Persian Gulf through which a third of all oil trade passes by sea.

Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump's son worked for intelligence agency

But Browder fought back, giving an affadavit to the Justice Department accusing Fusion of acting in the interests of Russian Federation without registering as a foreign lobbying company. It's been said by people who attended that meeting. 'What they were willing to offer in return I don't know. Beginning with Lou Carter and continued with several other fine history instructors, I was taught that if someone was standing in front of the People's House or speaking from behind a podium with ...

US Sanctions On Russia Could Be "Wide And Indiscriminate"

Eager to punish Russian Federation for meddling in the 2016 presidential election, Congress on Tuesday overwhelmingly backed a new package of sanctions against Moscow that prohibits Trump from waiving the penalties without first getting permission from Congress.

Here's Why Chrissy Teigen Got Blocked by Donald Trump

According to the Daily Mail , President Trump blocked Chrissy after Teigen responded to a tweet from President Trump that accused Republicans of not protecting their president. UsWeekly reported that alongside the tweet was a screenshot that said, "You are blocked from following @realDonaldTrump and viewing @realDonaldTrump's tweets".

US Navy Ship Fires Warning Shots Over Iranian Patrol Boats

Iran unveiled its latest air defence missiles on Saturday. "After the warning shots were fired, the Iranian vessel halted its unsafe approach", the lieutenant said in a statement, adding that the Iranian vessel created "a risk for collision".

Oil Higher After Saudi Arabia Announces Limit on Exports

In December, OPEC agreed with several non-OPEC producers led by Russian Federation to cut oil output by a combined 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) from January 2017 until the end of March 2018 but Nigeria and Libya were exempted. The group is likely to become less compliant with its cuts toward the end of this year, with the risk of a domino effect after some members suggested they won't adhere to their targets, according to JPMorgan Chase & Co.

I killed my sister, but I don't care

The driver was wearing a seatbelt but not the two girls, the CHP said. Obdulia was detained at the scene after reportedly becoming violent with police officers, screaming that she had killed her sister and resisting while officers attempted to escort her to an ambulance.

Abbas confirms halt to security coordination with Israel over Al Aqsa

More than 200 Palestinians - the majority believed to be the perpetrators - and dozens of Israelis have been killed in the attacks . Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel had come under pressure from right-wing members of his coalition, who urged him not to "cave in" to Palestinian protest, and said that removing the metal detectors would send a message of weakness and lack of resolve regarding Israeli control of the area.

Poles take to streets for protest as senators mull court revamp

Poland's Senate approved the legislation early on July 22. The measures require the signature of President Andrzej Duda, whose veto is becoming the last hope for opponents of the legislation. European Union president, Donald Tusk , Poland's former prime minister, has appealed to President Andrzej Duda for a meeting to seek ways out of the situation that, he said, goes against EU values and is destructive to Poland's global image.

Hugh Freeze resignation at Ole Miss has Millwood's Israel Antwine questioning commitment

Bjork said if that the information they had uncovered had been public, the reason for the decision would be clear, acknowledging that if Freeze had not resigned the school would have "exercised the termination clause in the contract for moral turpitude".

Army thrashes cops, ransacks police station

State Police chief S P Vaid has taken up the incident with "the corps commander who is looking into the incident and had promised action", police said. "Measures to prevent recurrence have been taken", he said. The Army men were travelling beyond the cut off time of 2pm for the vehicles to pass, said reports.

Iran summons Kuwaiti charge d'affaires over "spying" row

A court sentenced last month members of a cell allegedly linked to Tehran and Lebanon-based Hezbollah. "The government of the state of Kuwait chose to take actions in accordance with diplomatic norms and in abidance with the Vienna conventions with regards to its relationship with the Islamic Republic of Iran", acting Information Minister Sheikh Mohammad al-Mubarak al-Sabah said in a separate statement.

China urges United States to ease trade barriers

Meanwhile, Trump followed his two predecessors in launching a mechanism for regular talks to be led by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, along with China┬┤s Vice Premier Wang Yang. Mnuchin last month took steps to penalize a Chinese bank, a Chinese shipping company and two Chinese citizens to reduce North Korea's access to the global financial system.

Row as Karnataka sets up panel to design state flag

Asserting that there was no legal bar on states to have a separate flag, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said the state government would consider if the panel set up to design it so favoured. "So there is no problem with Karnataka having its own flag". While the issue is being debated by all political parties and has sparked a row over the legality of the demand, it should be noted that there is no provision in the Indian Constitution which bars states from having their own ...

Australian Bride-To-Be Fatally Shot By Police In Minneapolis

Justine Damond's family in Minneapolis has also called for more details to be released to the public. She says that's why she immediately asked for an outside investigation. After working for Democratic Voice of Burma in Thailand, she ended up in New York City. Although Justine and Don were not yet married, Justine referred to herself as Damond on her personal website .

Debate continues over IL school funding formula bill

Referring to the longtime Democratic Speaker of the House as "ruthless", "cold-blooded" and a "tyrant", Rauner blamed Madigan for the concerns of school officials across the state about whether IL would come through on its funding promise. A spokesman for Cullerton said Monday that discussions are "ongoing" about when to send Rauner the bill. Meanwhile, the Illinois Republican Party is highlighting the larger funding gains districts would receive under the GOP plan that.