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Meghalaya Fears Spillover Effect After Assam NRC, Increases Border Checks

The NRC exercise in Assam has led to pressure on its border with Meghalaya, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma informed the state assembly, adding that people had been stopped at check posts because they......

Meghalaya Fears Spillover Effect After Assam NRC, Increases Border Checks

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After 223 Stopped At Border, Meghalaya Fears Spillover From Assam NRC The NRC exercise in Assam has led to pressure on its border with Meghalaya, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma informed the state assembly, adding that people had been stopped at check posts because they......
02:16, 09/11/2019

Pot legalization increases car crashes, injuries, but little effect on hospitalization In Colorado, motor vehicle accidents went up by 10 percent, and alcohol abuse and overdoses that resulted in injury or death climbed by 5 percent, after marijuana was legalized in the state....
14:48, 05/16/2019

Bangladeshi Border Personnel Intrude Into Meghalaya Village Armed personnel of the Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) intruded into Meghalaya's Muktapur village and threatened Indian villagers to stop construction of an internal road, locals said on Monday....
12:48, 07/22/2019

Trade war fears are deepening. It's having a mixed effect on the stock market Asian stocks fell while European markets opened higher Tuesday after China let its currency sink further and halted purchases of U.S. farm goods.       ...
08:48, 08/06/2019

Ireland will need no-deal Brexit checks, just not at border: minister Ireland will prevent physical checks and infrastructure along its border with British-run Northern Ireland in a no-deal Brexit but will need to take "some action somewhere" to protect the EU single market, Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Tuesd...
10:48, 07/09/2019

Germany's Seehofer wants tougher checks on Swiss border German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer wants enhanced controls for travelers arriving from Switzerland following the killing of a boy at Frankfurt's railway station. Opposition politicians accused him of populism....
11:16, 08/02/2019

Ireland flags need for no-deal Brexit checks, just not at border Ireland will not impose any restrictions along its now open border with British-run Northern Ireland if Britain quits the EU without a deal but will need to take "some action somewhere" to protect the EU single market, its foreign minister said....
12:16, 07/09/2019

Far from border, US cities feel effect of migrant releases MIAMI (AP) — A surge of asylum-seeking families has been straining cities along the southern U.S. border for months, but now the issue is flowing into cities far from Mexico, where immigrants are being housed in an airplane hangar and rodeo fairgroun...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Denmark mulls tighter border checks with Sweden after Copenhagen bombing A Swedish man has been arrested and an arrest warrant issued for another over the bombing of a government agency in Copenhagen. Denmark said it was considering strengthening border controls with Sweden in response....
15:32, 08/14/2019

Venezuelans left stranded at Ecuador's border as visa rule comes into effect Ecuador's new visa restrictions left Venezuelans marooned at the border. Colombia's government criticized Quito's decision, saying it could boost human trafficking and put migrants at risk....
02:32, 08/29/2019

Court order allows Trump asylum rules to take effect at parts of border Ruling limits ability to reject asylum for migrants who pass through a third country to California and ArizonaA federal appeals court’s ruling Friday will allow the Trump administration to begin rejecting asylum at some parts of the US-Mexico border ...
13:32, 08/16/2019

First Ebola Cases Reported in Uganda, in Spillover From Congo Outbreak A 5-year-old Congolese boy died on Wednesday, a day after officials confirmed his case as the first outside the Democratic Republic of Congo since an outbreak began last summer....
06:32, 06/12/2019

Congolese cross-border trader's Ebola death fuels Uganda outbreak fears A Congolese woman who died of Ebola this month vomited four times in a Ugandan market after crossing the border days earlier to sell fish, the WHO said, fuelling fears that the virus may be spreading beyond Democratic Republic of Congo....
09:16, 07/17/2019

Woman missing in remote area near California-Nevada border, family fears she was abducted Sheryl Powell, 60, took her dog for a walk from a campground in the White Mountains and didn't return.        ...
13:48, 07/15/2019

Ebola Cases Rise in Congo Border City Amid Fears of Outbreak Spreading (KINSHASA, Congo) — The 1-year-old daughter and the wife of the man who died of Ebola in Congo’s city of Goma this week have tested positive for the disease, health officials confirmed Thursday, while Rwanda briefly closed its border with...
17:16, 08/01/2019

Corey Johnson criticizes 14th Street car ban, citing concerns about spillover traffic Corey Johnson is throwing the city’s 14th Street car ban under the bus. The City Council speaker on Monday took the side of his constituents who are fighting the city’s plan to speed up buses on the street by nixing cars, telling WNYC he ...
21:32, 08/12/2019

CBOE FEBRUARY VOLUME INCREASES 28% TO 78.7 MILLION; ETF VOLUME INCREASES 72% CHICAGO, March 3, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that February volume totaled 78.7 million contracts, an increase of 28.4% over February 2007's volume of 61.3 million contracts. Average daily volume for the month was...
03:32, 05/02/2019

Fears for British consulate worker 'held by China at Hong Kong border' The Foreign Office today said it was "extremely concerned" at reports a staff member from the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained by Chinese authorities....
06:00, 08/20/2019

3 Siblings In Meghalaya Donate Rs 50,000 From Allowance For Flood Victims Three siblings in Meghalaya became the unlikely donors of the Chief Minister's Relief Fund to help the over 1.65 lakh people affected by floods in the state. The siblings, all students, donated Rs......
12:16, 08/08/2019

After Amartya Sen's Remarks On "Jai Shri Ram", Meghalaya Governor's Reply Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy on Sunday slammed Nobel laureate Amartya Sen over his remark that "Jai Shri Ram" sloganis used nowadays to beat up people across the country and it has no association......
20:00, 07/07/2019

Chinese troops cross Hong Kong border in 'routine rotation' amid fears army will intervene in protests China today released images of troops crossing into Hong Kong for a "routine rotation" amid fears that the army will intervene in the ongoing pro-democracy protests....
05:32, 08/29/2019

Video Shows Naked Man Being Thrashed In Meghalaya, 1 Accused Identified Meghalaya Police on Wednesday said that they have identified one of the assailants in a disturbing viral video showing some youths relentlessly hitting a naked man in a village in Meghalaya's South......
13:48, 06/05/2019

Supreme Court Allows Meghalaya To Call Off Operations In Mine Tragedy Seven months after 15 people were trapped in an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya, the Supreme Court today allowed the state government's plea seeking its permission to call off the ongoing operation to......
06:16, 07/12/2019

University Of Berkeley To Adopt 100 Meghalaya Villages: Chief Minister The US-based University of Berkeley will adopt 100 villages in Meghalaya to start a concept of smart villages and address the issue of urban migration due to environmental issues, Chief Minister......
09:16, 06/28/2019

Meghalaya Ordered To Pay 100 Crore Fine, Allowed To Restart Coal Mining Meghalaya has been ordered to deposit Rs 100 crore in fines, imposed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), for failing to curb illegal coal mining in the state...
03:00, 07/03/2019

United Democratic Party President Elected Meghalaya Assembly Speaker United Democratic Party president Metbah Lyngdoh was on Friday elected Speaker of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly, after he defeated lone rival of the Congress, Winnerson D Sangma....
10:17, 09/13/2019

"Duty-Bound" To Protect People Of All Communities: Meghalaya Tells Punjab The Meghalaya government assured a Punjab government delegation on Thursday that it was "duty-bound" to protect the people of all communities living in the state....
05:00, 06/20/2019

Meghalaya High Court Sets Aside Former Judge's "Hindu Country" Verdict The Meghalaya High Court has set aside a controversial judgement written by a former judge, observing that India should have been declared a ''Hindu country'' after partition....
12:48, 05/25/2019

Meghalaya Police's Tweet On Drug Peddlers Selling Rasna Is Hilarious On Thursday, Meghalaya Police tweeted about Shillong drug peddlers selling a powdered fruit drink instead of narcotics and urging anyone who had been ripped off by them to come forward and report it....
22:32, 08/15/2019

Oil's Rebound Above $60 Increases Focus on Technicals A recent rebound in U.S. crude-oil prices back above $60 is increasing focus on gauges of market momentum, the latest swing in a topsy-turvy year for energy markets....
10:48, 07/11/2019

Prospect of Tighter Money at the ECB Increases Negotiations for top European Union jobs, including for the leadership of the European Central Bank, point to higher chances of a hawkish tilt in central-bank policy....
10:48, 05/29/2019

Number of speed bumps in UK increases to 42,000 News 18 Jul, 2019 The UK now has 42,000 individual speed bumps on a total of 14,000 different roads, with London Boroughs having the most...
09:16, 07/18/2019

Border crisis worsens: 100,000 border crossers arrested in April, highest since 2007 Nearly 100,000 people were taken into custody along the southern border in April after illegally crossing from Mexico into the United States, marking the highest number in one month since April 2007, according to new federal data....
19:32, 05/08/2019

Border Patrol demonstrates dangers migrants face crossing the border Tucson- Border Patrol agents hosted a mock scenario highlighting the dangers border crossers face on Thursday. Border Patrol officials said migrants need two gallons of water a day to walk through the desert. During the summer, it can get as hot as ...
11:48, 05/10/2019

Border Patrol apprehensions along southern border fall for first time in 2019 After a record-setting run where more Central Americans were entering the U.S., their numbers fell in June, representing a possible summer slowdown.        ...
17:00, 07/09/2019

| Niger, Nigeria border governors meet to tackle border violence Four governors of neighbouring states of Niger and Nigeria have ended two days of talks to address the security situation along their shared border which is plagued by armed groups....
21:01, 09/09/2019

Border Patrol agents find at least 3 bodies along southern border, officials say The bodies of at least three migrants — two in the Rio Grande River — were discovered in Texas along the southern border with Mexico, officials said Tuesday....
14:32, 08/28/2019

Border Patrol apprehends 'largest group' of illegal immigrants near US border yet U.S. Border Patrol on Tuesday morning apprehended its largest group of illegal immigrants caught at once, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reported....
19:00, 04/30/2019

Consumer price index increases 0.1 percent The nation's consumer price index inched up 0.1 percent in May on a seasonally adjusted basis, slowing from April when it rose 0.3 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday....
11:00, 06/12/2019

FA increases minimum ban for racist abuse to six matches The English Football Association has increased its mandatory minimum ban for first-time offenders found guilty of discriminatory behavior to six matches from five ahead of the 2019-2020 season....
07:16, 08/01/2019

Centre Increases "Green" Budget To Rs 2,954 Crore The Centre on Friday increased the allocation for Environment Ministry from last fiscal by 10.4 per cent to Rs 2,954.72 crore for 2019-20 in what was termed as a "green budget" by Prime Minister......
14:00, 07/05/2019

HRT for menopause increases breast cancer risk Hormonal replacement therapy for the menopause increases the risk of breast cancer and that risk can persist for more than a decade after usage stops....
05:32, 08/30/2019

These states have the biggest home price increases Home prices are on the rise in several states, while others are experiencing little to no change. The folks at RefiGuide.org compiled data from Zillow on the states that have seen the biggest home price increases as well as the states with the least ...
16:48, 05/06/2019

California Assembly votes to cap rent increases SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Assembly voted Wednesday to cap rent increases for many tenants as America’s most populous state faces a housing crunch. A bill, which now goes to the state Senate, would prohibit landlords from raising ...
00:00, 05/30/2019

EY warns FTSE clients of audit fee increases EY, the big four accountancy firm, has warned some of Britain's biggest companies that they will be charged more to audit their books as the profession contends with intense scrutiny from politicians and regulators....
04:32, 07/26/2019

Attack Increases Risks for Saudi Aramco's IPO The attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities are testing new top officials at the Saudi Arabian Oil Co. and the kingdom’s national oil ministry, adding fresh risk for investors hoping to take part in Aramco’s initial public offering....
02:48, 09/16/2019

Water supply failures up as consumer use increases Disruption to domestic water supplies has risen by a fifth in two years and billions of litres of water are being lost through leaky pipework, according to a report....
00:00, 09/13/2019

TPD increases patrols to address traffic safety TUCSON – With the mission of tackling traffic safety, Tucson Police Department has increased police presence in central Tucson and on the west side. The department says they hope to “curtail” pedestrian fatalities and traffic collisions, ...
10:16, 07/23/2019

Facebook increases pay for contractors and content moderators It's no secret that Facebook depends on contract laborers, who do everything from moderate content to help train AI. But the work those contractors do is often anxiety-inducing and under-paid. In response to an exposé by The Verge earlier...
11:00, 05/13/2019

Chipotle's Sales Rise Following Price Increases The fast-casual chain is selling more burritos even at higher prices, with Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol saying the results reflected better restaurant operations and marketing, along with a focus on digital sales....
22:16, 07/23/2019

as russian censorship increases, is a decentralized web the answer? Amid the furor around the Mueller report, it’s somehow become easy to forget that Russia continues to wage war against the truth through censorship and disinformation. This stands true whether you look at the country’s domestic policy or ...
16:32, 05/30/2019

On Politics: Trump Increases Tariffs on China Tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods increased after a pivotal round of trade talks between the U.S. and China on Thursday failed to produce an agreement....
22:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. Increases Tariffs on China as Talks Resume The U.S. increased tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods to 25% as President Trump ratcheted up pressure on Beijing and threatened to impose additional levies. Beijing said it would retaliate....
07:16, 05/10/2019

Swedish gearmaker Ericsson increases 5G forecasts Sweden's Ericsson has raised its forecast for 5G subscriptions by 27 percent to 1.9 billion by 2024, with network coverage offering access to 45 percent of the world's population, it said on Tuesday....
08:16, 06/11/2019

BJP Vote Share In Odisha Increases By Almost 73 Per Cent The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) vote share in Odisha in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections increased by almost 73 per cent with the party set to increase its tally to eight seats from the two it won in......
04:16, 05/24/2019

Royal Bank of Canada's Profit Increases Royal Bank of Canada’s profit increased in its fiscal third quarter as net interest income rose by almost 10%, but the bank’s chief executive said the lender would conserve capital and avoid acquisitions due to global economic uncertainty....
13:00, 08/21/2019

‘Joy, Excitement, and Togetherness at the Border.’ With Three Hot Pink See-Saws, These Architects Turned the U.S.-Mexico Border Wall Into a Playscape A spot of brightness recently emerged amid the the gray desert sand and the dark steel fencing laid across the border of Sunland Park, New Mexico, and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico: flamingo pink see-saws that cut through the border wall were installe...
19:16, 07/30/2019

Border South review: slow train to US border purgatory Raúl Pastrana’s compassionate film rides with a Nicaraguan migrant trying to cross into America, and a US researcher seeking traces of others who never made it Documentaries about migrants have become a thriving subgenre, thanks to an abundance of su...
14:48, 06/08/2019

Border patrol finds four bodies near US-Mexico border in Texas Bodies of a woman in her early 20s, a toddler and two infants were found and are believed to have been dead for daysUS border patrol agents in South Texas have discovered the bodies of four people, including three children, near the Mexican border, a...
10:32, 06/24/2019

Border Patrol searches have increased on Greyhound, other buses far from border ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Mercedes Phelan was confused last April when Border Patrol agents boarded the Greyhound bus she was riding in Pennsylvania and asked her if she was a citizen. Ten months later, when she says they asked the same thing on an Amtrak tr...
10:32, 06/05/2019

Border Patrol Council VP slams Ocasio-Cortez's 'disgusting' comparison of border facilities to 'concentration camps' The vice president of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for comparing border facilities to concentration camps....
09:00, 06/18/2019

Government increases investment in UK electric battery centre A further £28 million will be invested in UK Battery Industralisation Centre near Coventry, as a step towards a British Gigafactory The Government will invest a further £28 million in the new UK Battery Industrialisation Centre, which will be tasked...
02:16, 05/16/2019

Homeless population increases by 12 percent in Los Angeles County The number of homeless people in California's Los Angeles County increased to nearly 60,000 despite a multi-million dollar investment aimed at ending homelessness....
23:16, 06/04/2019

Cigarette smoke increases superbug's antibiotic resistance Scientists have exposed bacterial strains to cigarette smoke in the laboratory and found that the smoke increased the bacteria's resistance to antibiotics....
00:16, 08/02/2019

Salesforce Increases Full-Year Revenue Forecast The business-software provider posted record results in the latest quarter, offering positive signs for enterprise-technology spending as some companies in recent weeks flashed warnings about client sentiment....
18:00, 08/22/2019

Sasol increases cost estimate for U.S. chemicals plant by around $1 bln South Africa's Sasol has increased its cost projection by around $1 billion for a chemical plant in the United States following a review by the project's new management....
23:32, 05/21/2019

TUSD: Teacher salary increases for new school year TUCSON – Tucson Unified School District teachers will see a pay raise this new school year, the district announced Tuesday night. The Tucson Unified School District Governing Board approved the 2019-2020 Certified Salary Schedule –they will increase ...
09:16, 07/10/2019

AOC says Lewandowski hearing 'increases the case for impeachment' of Trump Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., told Fox News Tuesday Corey Lewandowski's testimony in front of the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday "increases the case for impeachment" of President Trump....
21:32, 09/17/2019

WRC Finland: Tanak increases championship lead with victory Toyota's Ott Tanak increased his lead at the top of the World Rally Championship to 18 points over Sebastien Ogier after taking a second successive victory on Rally Finland...
06:16, 08/04/2019

Canada increases protections for Pacific Northwest orcas SEATTLE — Canada has approved measures designed to protect endangered orcas in the Pacific Northwest, with some policies going further than laws recently enacted by Washington state. The Seattle Times reports Canadian agencies last Friday announced t...
13:32, 05/13/2019

FBI increases focus on domestic terrorism threat: official The FBI, focused intently for years on combating terrorism from abroad, is turning more attention to home-grown, U.S. domestic violent extremists, a senior FBI counterterrorism official said on Thursday....
14:16, 05/23/2019

NYC rent board approves increases for stabilized apartments New Yorkers in the city’s one million rent-stabilized apartments can expect rent hikes on their monthly payments — as the Rent Guideline Board approved increases on Tuesday night at the same rate it did last year. The Board approved increases o...
21:48, 06/25/2019

Porsche increases stake in hypercar EV maker Rimac German giant says increased investment will open access to Rimac's electric and autonomous technology Porsche has increased its stake in Croatian electric vehicle firm Rimac, as part of an increased co-operation in battery technology and other areas...
15:48, 09/06/2019

Bullying increases chances of adult obesity, study says We know that adolescent bullying can have long-lasting effects on a child psychologically, but a new study in the journal Pediatric Obesity reveals that it can also negatively impact their health in the long run. Researchers from the Uniformed Servic...
15:48, 05/30/2019

Facebook Caves, Increases Salaries and Benefits for Contractors After years of critical coverage citing the emotional distress experienced by Facebook’s contractors, particularly those who review often upsetting and violent content on the platform day in and day out, the Menlo Park on Monday firm announced a numb...
20:00, 05/13/2019

Don't Ask the Internet for Form Checks Thanks to the internet, you can now learn even complex, difficult lifting skills without an in-person coach. Watch some youtube videos, read some articles, then try it and video yourself. Not sure if you’ve done it right? Just post on your favorite r...
14:32, 07/08/2019

A Summer Camp on the Border, Where the Border Crisis Feels Far Away These teenagers, many the children of migrants, are growing up in the shadow of a national conversation about immigration. They feel the stereotypes. But at camp, “it’s way different.”...
17:48, 08/17/2019

Crossing the Border newsletter: One Place Where There Is No Border Crisis In this week’s Crossing the Border newsletter, a success story for the Border Patrol, reader suggestions on what to read, and a trip down the Devil’s Highway...
10:00, 05/02/2019

What Are The Options For Those Excluded From Assam NRC The National Register of Citizens or NRC - a list intended to identify illegal immigrants in Assam - will be published at 10 am on Saturday. The draft list published last year had excluded over 41......
18:32, 08/30/2019

CBOE Holdings Increases Share Repurchase Authorization By $100 Million CHICAGO, IL – May 21, 2015 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors increased its share repurchase authorization by $100 million.  Including this new authorization, the Board has authorized a total of $500 m...
14:00, 05/01/2019

EU election result increases pressure on Angela Merkel's coalition Germany's major parties have slumped again in the European elections, with the Social Democrats particularly hard-hit. The result could potentially accelerate Chancellor Angela Merkel's departure....
11:32, 05/26/2019

Steve Stricker increases lead to 6 shots in US Senior Open SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Steve Stricker opened a six-stroke lead in the U.S. Senior Open on Saturday at Notre Dame, shooting a 4-under 66 and extending his bogey-free run to 48 holes. Seeking his second senior major title after winning the Regions Tra...
17:00, 06/29/2019

Lorry speed limit increases improve road safety News 26 Jun, 2019 New higher speed limits for lorries have caused the number of speeding HGVs to drop by 70 per cent, improving road safety...
07:00, 06/26/2019

Study: Closing ERs increases death rate in local communities The closure of a local emergency department can add 30 minutes or more to the trip of a person suffering a heart attack, and may increase the risk of death, according to new research....
09:48, 09/04/2019

Iran Increases Uranium Enrichment Beyond Nuclear Deal Limits TEHRAN, Iran — Iran increased its uranium enrichment Sunday beyond the limit allowed by its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, inching its program closer toward weapons-grade levels while calling for a diplomatic solution to a crisis heighten...
12:00, 07/07/2019

Dropbox announces new premium features, increases subscription prices We have some bad news and good news for Dropbox users. The bad news is the prices for the Plus plan has been increased by $2 from $10 to $12 per month. On the bright side, storage space for the Plus plan has been doubled from 1TB to 2TB. The Professi...
10:48, 05/30/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson increases support in third round of leadership contest Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson cemented his position as the favorite to be Britain’s next prime minister on Wednesday after he increased his support in the third round of the Conservative Party leadership contest....
11:00, 06/19/2019

U.S. military increases cyber hacking to keep foreign adversaries on their toes _____ WASHINGTON — With little public scrutiny, the U.S. military has dramatically stepped up its secret hacking of foreign computer networks in a new effort to keep China, Russia, Iran and other adversaries on their heels, current and former U.S. of...
16:32, 06/23/2019

Getting appendix removed increases risk of Parkinson's, study finds Patients who have had their appendix removed are three times more likely to develop Parkinson’s disease than those who have not, according to a new study....
13:16, 05/09/2019

CBOE Holdings Increases Quarterly Dividend By 10 Percent, To $0.23 Per Share CHICAGO, IL – July 29, 2015 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a 10-percent increase in the company’s quarterly cash dividend, to $0.23 from $0.21 per share of common stock. The change will b...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Trump increases tariffs on China amid escalating trade war President Trump retaliated against China’s new tariffs Friday afternoon, declaring that he would increase existing and future levies on Chinese goods. “Starting on October 1st, the 250 BILLION DOLLARS of goods and products from China, currently being...
01:32, 08/24/2019

San Francisco area homeless count increases by double digits SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal count shows the number of homeless people increased by double-digit percentages in three San Francisco Bay Area counties over two years. In San Francisco, the number of homeless people jumped 17% to more than 8,000 in 2...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Sitting for television, but not work, increases heart disease risk Sitting and watching television for an extended period of time brings with it a higher risk of cardiovascular risk and an earlier death, a new study says -- but that exercise can cancel out the effect....
11:00, 06/26/2019

Despite Deficit Worries, Senate Gives Final Approval to Spending Increases The Senate gave final approval to a two-year budget deal that would lift the federal debt limit and raise spending by hundreds of billions of dollars....
11:48, 08/01/2019

CFM erases jet engine output delay, cautious on rate increases CFM International has caught up with delays in deliveries of its LEAP jet engine after keeping its assembly lines running at high speed while the Boeing 737 MAX remains grounded, the French-American engine maker said on Saturday....
06:32, 06/15/2019

Queensland coalmine increases greenhouse gas emissions without penalty, FOI reveals Under a policy that promised to put a limit on industrial pollution, Anglo American was given the green light to increase annual emissionsAn Australian coalmine has nearly doubled its greenhouse gas emissions in two years without penalty under a Coal...
04:00, 08/13/2019

North Korea increases pressure with latest missile launches North Korea fired missiles for the third time in eight days on Friday, a series of launches that analysts say are designed to improve military capabilities and pressure the United States and South Korea as they seek to restart denuclearization talks....
23:16, 08/01/2019

Health-care costs are going up so quickly, they're devouring your salary increases Even if you have health insurance through work, you can expect to spend a hefty amount of money on care for yourself and your family. Premiums are only part of the story....
00:48, 08/20/2019

Pat Toomey: Odds for background checks better than ever President Donald Trump has wavered on expanding background checks on gun sales — but the lead GOP sponsor of the effort says there’s still a better chance of succeeding than ever before. In an interview Monday, Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey said he sp...
17:00, 08/26/2019

The most-read fact checks so far in 2019 Our most-read fact checks have dug into President Trump’s pumped-up immigration numbers, Sen. Kamala Harris’s spin on the Republican tax cuts, the special counsel’s Russia investigation and the Democrats’ Green New Deal....
03:16, 07/01/2019

Instagram Now Fact-Checks, but Who Will Do the Checking? Facebook said it will expand its fact-checking program to Instagram. But the system is already overwhelmed, and may not be able to handle more information....
07:00, 08/16/2019

Trump says he wants to strengthen gun background checks President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he wanted to strengthen background checks for gun purchases, a policy response to two recent mass shootings that was notably absent from proposals he put before the American people in televised remarks on Mond...
07:48, 08/07/2019

These 3 senators might win Trump over on gun background checks Pat Toomey approached Chris Murphy on the Senate floor this week with an urgent warning: We’re running out of time to sway President Donald Trump. “The president's likely close to making up his mind and he’s getting a lot of pressure from the other ...
07:00, 09/14/2019

How You Can Check Your Name In Assam Citizens' List NRC At 10 am today, the final Assam citizens' list will be published online, over a year after the first list that identifies whether a person is an Indian or a foreigner was released....
17:00, 08/30/2019

Two New Bridges To Be Built Over Brahmaputra In Assam Two new bridges will be built over Brahmaputra in Assam connecting the north and the south banks of the river and work for the project will begin soon...
12:48, 06/13/2019

Dropbox increases Plus plan to 2TB for $12 per month, adds Rewind and Smart Sync Dropbox has doubled the storage space for its Plus users from 1TB to 2TB, added Rewind and Smart Sync features, and increased the price to $12 per month.Read More...
10:32, 05/29/2019

Mueller’s statement increases pressure on Pelosi to begin Trump impeachment Democrats said Wednesday that special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s statement that if he had confidence that President Trump did not commit a crime, he would say so, puts the onus on Congress to act......
10:48, 05/29/2019

Sugary drink consumption increases cancer risk, research suggests Though there is no causal link, consuming sugar-based drinks like soda and fruit juice could lead to a higher chance of developing cancer, a new study suggests. Experts suggest a tax hike would help....
21:00, 07/10/2019

Genetic liability for depression increases suicide attempt risk, study says People who have attempted suicide hold a higher genetic liability for depression regardless of the psychiatric disorder they have, according to a study....
15:00, 06/11/2019

CERN turns to open source software as Microsoft increases its fees For the last 20 years, CERN -- home of the Large Hadron Collider -- has been using Microsoft products under a discounted "academic institution" rate. But in March, at the end of its previous contract, Microsoft revoked CERN's academic status. Ac...
10:00, 06/13/2019

UN court increases sentence of former Bosnian-Serb leader to life imprisonment A United Nations appeals court on Wednesday increased the 40-year sentence initially imposed on Radovan Karadžić, former leader of the Republika Srpksa region of Bosnia and head of the Bosnian-Serb Army, to life imprisonment....
14:00, 04/28/2019

September Trading Volume at CBOE Futures Exchange Increases 33% Over August CHICAGO, Oct 01, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that September 2010 trading volume totaled 387,464 contracts, compared to 144,016 contracts during September 2009. September was the se...
23:32, 05/01/2019

Mount Everest death toll increases to 11 after Chris Kulish dies The death toll for this year's climbing season on Mount Everest rose to 11 on Monday after a Colorado attorney died while descending from the tallest peak in the world, Nepalese tourism officials said....
18:00, 05/27/2019

Tony Romo increases lead to 9 points in celebrity golf event Defending champion Tony Romo increased his lead to nine points in the American Century Championship at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course        ...
02:00, 07/14/2019

India increases restrictions in Kashmir ahead of separatist call for protests Authorities in the main city of Indian Kashmir tightened security ahead of Friday prayers after separatists called for a protest march to a U.N. office, with streets bristling with paramilitary personnel and some blocked by checkpoints....
00:00, 08/23/2019

Pressure increases on Turkey's artists as Erdogan targets popular stars Artists and creative professionals are increasingly being targeted by authorities in Turkey. Insults against the president and "terror propaganda" are the most frequent accusations. Even big name stars are not spared....
09:16, 08/02/2019

FBI director: Russia increases interference efforts leading into 2020 election FBI Director Christopher Wray called the 2018 midterm elections a "dress rehearsal" for the Russians to commit even more election interference in the 2020 presidential election....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Drinking 2 Or More Soft Drinks A Day Increases Risk Of Early Death: Study Hold up, diet soda drinkers. Regular consumption of soft drinks - both sugar-sweetened and artificially sweetened - was associated with a greater risk of all causes of death, according to new research......
00:48, 09/05/2019

US-Based Tiger Fund Increases Equity Holding In Flipkart: Report The $514-billion Walmart acquired a majority stake (77 per cent) in Bengaluru-based Flipkart on May 9, 2018 for a whopping $16 billion (Rs 107,662 crore) at $67.3 per share....
02:32, 09/02/2019

Trump speaks with Sen. Murphy about gun background checks President Trump spoke to another Democratic senator about moving forward on legislation regarding background checks in the aftermath of two mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso. Speaking with reporters before heading to a rally in Pennsylvania, Trump...
12:32, 08/14/2019

Trump still looking at gun background checks: Senator Murphy President Donald Trump wants to keep discussing tougher background checks for gun purchases, a leading Democratic senator on gun control said on Friday, adding that Trump's support is crucial for the U.S. Congress to pass reform legislation when it r...
18:00, 08/23/2019

Trump says expanded U.S. gun background checks under consideration A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Wednesday said they would try to revive a failed 2013 bill to close loopholes on the law requiring gun sale background checks, but were awaiting word on whether President Donald Trump will support their effort....
17:49, 09/11/2019

U.S. and Poland urge tough checks on 5G suppliers The United States and Poland believe suppliers of 5G network equipment should be rigorously evaluated to check whether they are subject to control by a foreign government, according to a joint declaration signed on Monday....
11:16, 09/02/2019

Remembering Woodstock: Naked men, bounced checks and LSD Jason Stone played hooky from summer camp and tripped on LSD-spiked watermelon, Graham Nash was so high his memories of performing are hazy, and Robin Naylor, at 15, saw her first naked man....
22:00, 08/13/2019

Care.com to Enhance Screening Checks for Caregivers Online child-care marketplace Care.com plans to overhaul its business model to include in-depth background checks for caregivers following heightened scrutiny of its vetting practices....
12:16, 05/09/2019

Your Social Security checks could get bigger next year. Here's how much One new estimate pegs the Social Security cost-of-living adjustment at 1.6% next year. That means the average benefits would go up by about $23.40 per month....
12:00, 09/12/2019

U.K. Age Checks for Online Porn Sites Are Delayed Rules requiring users to prove they are over 18 were postponed because officials failed to adequately notify the European Commission about the changes....
08:00, 06/20/2019

Trump backs away from stronger gun background checks Trump had initially showed support for strengthening the federal background check system -- so that "sick people don't get guns" -- following the massacres in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas. But he appears to have softened his stance, telling repor...
14:32, 08/20/2019

Trump says he wants stronger gun checks, but reneged in past WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump claimed on Monday he wants legislation providing “strong background checks” for gun users, but he provided no details and has reneged on previous promises to strengthen gun laws after mass shootings. Trump twe...
00:16, 08/06/2019

Trump again appears to back away from gun background checks Advisers warned the president that there is little support for significant action on gun control among Republican voters — and even among some Democrats....
20:16, 08/19/2019

TÜV SÜD pulls out of dam safety checks after Brazil disaster Germany's TÜV SÜD has pulled out of conducting safety assessments of dams after the collapse of a Brazilian dam it had vetted killed almost 250 people in January, the industrial inspection firm's chief executive told Reuters....
01:48, 08/20/2019

Foursquare President Checks In on Those Who Give Him Insight David Shim, who became president in June after the acquisition of his startup Placed, prides himself on overcoming obstacles and looks to those who have helped him along the way....
19:48, 07/27/2019

More Than 4 Lakh Affected In Flood-Hit Assam: Updates More than four lakh have been affected in 17 of the 27 districts of the flood-hit Assam. Dhemaji and Lakhimpur in Upper Assam and Bongaigaon and Barpeta in lower Assam are the worst-hit districts....
23:32, 07/11/2019

In Assam, Nearly 1.8 Lakh Voters Chose "NOTA" Altogether 1,78,353 voters exercised the "None of The Above" option in the Assam Lok Sabha polls, which is 31,296 more than the NOTA figure in the last elections....
16:16, 05/24/2019

Three Beaten Up, Forced To Chant "Jai Shri Ram" In Assam Barely two weeks after a youth was arrested for forcing some Muslim youths to chant 'Jai Shri Ram', four miscreants in Assam's Barpeta district thrashed three Muslim youths and forced them to chant......
14:16, 07/06/2019

Assam Top Cop Gets 3-Month Extension, Day Before Final NRC List The government on Friday gave a three-month extension to Assam Director General of Police Kuladhar Saikia, an official order said, a day before the publication of the final list of National Register......
17:00, 08/30/2019

Toyota annual profit increases 3 percent on cost cutting, lower incentives Toyota's operating profit edged ahead nearly 3 percent in the latest fiscal year on rising sales, tighter cost control and lower incentives in the crucial U.S. market...
23:48, 05/07/2019

Soros Fund Management increases stake in Tesla convertible bonds: filings Billionaire George Soros' investment firm, Soros Fund Management Llc, raised its stake in Tesla Inc's convertible bonds due in 2021 by 17.5 million convertible bonds to 37.5 million convertible......
18:32, 05/15/2019

I-League Clubs Plan Legal Action After AIFF Increases Super Cup Fine All India Football Federation has increased the penalty on I-League clubs for their non-participation in the Super Cup from Rs 10 lakh to Rs 27.5 lakh...
12:32, 06/19/2019

Party City increases projected store closings and secures helium supply Three months after announcing 45 locations would close throughout the year, Party City officials said they expect "approximately 55 store closures."       ...
16:48, 08/09/2019

Soros Fund Management increases stake in Tesla convertible bonds -filings Billionaire George Soros' investment firm, Soros Fund Management Llc, raised its stake in Tesla Inc's convertible bonds due in 2021 by 17.5 million convertible bonds to 37.5 million convertible bonds as of the end of the first quarter, according to a...
21:00, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Petrobras increases gasoline, diesel prices after Saudi attacks Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA has increased the average price of gasoline at refineries by 3.5% and the price of diesel by 4.2%, a company representative told Reuters....
18:02, 09/18/2019

CBOE Holdings Declares Special Dividend And Increases Stock Repurchase Authorization CHICAGO, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a special cash dividend of $0.50 per share of common stock. The special dividend will be paid on January 17, 2014 to s...
16:16, 05/01/2019

US states face water crisis as global heating increases strain on supplies New Mexico tops the list, followed by California, Arizona, Colorado and Nebraska as problem could intensify with global heatingA handful of US states – including New Mexico and California – are facing significant strains on their water supplies that ...
20:16, 08/06/2019

Stearns Lending files Chapter 11 bankruptcy after mortgage interest rate increases Mortgage lender Stearns Holdings filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday, blaming its woes in part on increased interest rates.       ...
14:00, 07/09/2019

Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette: Shoppers have 'no appetite' for price increases from looming tariffs "We are working with our sourcing and tariff partners to mitigate the risk between vendors and our margins," CEO Jeff Gennette told CNBC in an interview Wednesday morning....
08:00, 08/14/2019

Brazil's Petrobras increases gasoline, diesel prices in wake of Saudi attacks Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA has increased the average price of gasoline at refineries by 2.29% and the price of diesel by 3.8%, consultancy FC Stone said on Wednesday....
18:02, 09/18/2019

Tech monopoly? Congress increases antitrust scrutiny on Facebook, Google, Amazon House judiciary committee launches investigation into whether current laws and enforcement are enough to address competition issuesCongress is launching a bipartisan investigation into digital markets and the tech industry, looking into giants such a...
20:00, 06/03/2019

IDC report: Huawei increases lead over Apple, with Samsung in its sights in battle for top spot First quarter 2019 results reveal that smartphone shipment volumes are down 6.6% compared to 2018. Four of the top six companies show declining results, but Huawei had a 50% increase over the past year as it approaches the top spot....
14:16, 05/02/2019

Andrea Dovizioso taken for hospital checks after British GP crash Andrea Dovizioso has been airlifted to Coventry hospital after a huge crash during MotoGP's British Grand Prix, with the Italian suffering temporary memory loss...
14:32, 08/25/2019

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick ‘willing to take an arrow’ in bucking NRA on background checks Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said Friday he is “willing to take an arrow” as he pushed back on the National Rifle Association and joined calls for strengthened background checks in the state in the wake of a number of mass shootings....
13:16, 09/07/2019

Delek says pipeline checks done, gas exports to Egypt by year end Israel’s Delek Drilling said it has completed testing of a subsea natural gas pipeline to Egypt, but it did not begin commercial sales by the end of June as it had initially hoped....
01:16, 07/02/2019

McConnell says gun background checks will be ‘front and center’ in fall “Background checks and red flags will probably lead the discussion,” McConnell told WHAS-AM in Louisville. He noted “there’s a lot of support” publicly for background checks....
20:48, 08/08/2019

Order checks for Apple's new iPhone bode well: analysts Pre-orders for Apple Inc's latest iPhones have gotten off to a better start than the last cycle a year ago, several Wall Street analysts said on Monday, citing their own research data....
16:32, 09/16/2019

Trump says he has ‘tremendous support’ from GOP on ‘meaningful’ background checks President Trump said he believes he has GOP support for more extensive back ground checks. Evan Vucci / AP NBC News- President Donald Trump on Friday said he had “tremendous support” for possible new measures to tighten background checks on gun buyer...
14:16, 08/10/2019

Aretha Franklin had nearly $1M in uncashed checks when she died 1 year ago Aretha Franklin reportedly had nearly $1 million in uncashed checks at the time of her death, a new inventory of her assets found, according to newly filed court documents....
00:32, 08/24/2019

Trump says background checks would not have prevented recent gun violence As the United States grappled with yet another mass shooting event on Sunday, President Donald Trump said that background checks on gun purchasers would not have prevented recent gun violence in the country....
16:00, 09/01/2019

Russia says tightening checks on wine imports from Georgia Russia said on Monday it was tightening checks on the quality of Georgian wine imports, deepening tensions between the ex-Soviet neighbors after a visit by a Russian lawmaker sparked angry protests in Tbilisi....
04:48, 06/24/2019

Arming up: Gun background checks spike after 80% of mass shootings Spikes in FBI background checks for gun purchases have occurred after eight of 10 recent mass shootings, confirming the trend of Americans arming up to protect themselves....
12:32, 08/22/2019

Hackers Subvert Security Checks Like the Browser Padlock Recent attacks have shown that cybercriminals have co-opted techniques and tools that people commonly use to distinguish real communications and websites from fake ones, such as the padlock in a browser window....
17:00, 08/15/2019

Chris Murphy: Trump isn't giving up on background checks Sen. Chris Murphy isn’t giving up on the long-shot effort to pass expanded gun background checks. And, he says, neither is President Donald Trump.Fresh off Thursday evening conversations with White House staffers and a recent call with the president ...
11:00, 08/23/2019

Trump says ‘serious discussions’ taking place on background checks President Trump said Friday that “serious discussions are taking place” among congressional leaders about background checks to keep firearms out of the hands of “mentally ill or deranged people.” “Serious discussions are taking place between House an...
06:48, 08/09/2019

SESAME Field Trip: Reality checks in Jerusalem Can science bring peace to the Middle East? DW's Zulfikar Abbany traveled through Israel and the West Bank to a synchrotron in Jordan to find out. This is part two of his diary....
04:02, 09/18/2019

Trump says wants lawmakers to take meaningful steps on gun background checks U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is on board with taking legislative action to address gun background checks, adding that there was tremendous support for common sense action....
10:48, 08/09/2019

SESAME Field Trip Day One: Reality checks in Jerusalem Can science bring peace to the Middle East? DW's Zulfikar Abbany traveled through Israel and the West Bank to a synchrotron in Jordan to find out. This is part two of his diary....
18:01, 09/17/2019

Congressman Opposes Background Checks Because, What if His Friends Want to Borrow His Gun? Instead of using logic, reason or his sworn duty to protect his constituents from being shot in the Doritos section of their local Walmart, a U.S. Congressman came up with a particularly personal reason for opposing universal background checks on fir...
18:16, 09/05/2019

Gas line checks cause traffic delays on eastside intersection TUCSON – Tucson fire and police departments are assisting Southwest Gas Corp with traffic control on Tucson’s eastside Thursday morning. TFD says they working line checks east of Speedway Boulevard and Kolb Road. Motorists are asked to consider...
14:00, 08/15/2019

"Do These Checks": Paytm Founder's Warning After Video Of ATM Tampering Paytm CEO Vijay Shekhar shared a video of an ATM machine that was tampered with along with a warning. "When using any ATM, you must do these checks," he wrote on Twitter....
10:32, 08/26/2019

Kit Harington checks into wellness center post-‘Thrones’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Game of Thrones” star Kit Harington has checked into a wellness retreat to work on what his representative says are “personal issues.” A representative for Harington said Tuesday the British actor was utili...
21:16, 05/28/2019

Citigroup fined $1.25M for inadequate background checks when hiring Citigroup hired three convicted criminals over a seven-year period after failing to run adequate background checks on more than 10,000 employees, an industry watchdog said. The Wall Street giant headed by CEO Michael Corbat agreed to pay $1.25 millio...
17:16, 07/29/2019

African Americans need 24-hour blood pressure checks NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Measuring blood pressure outside the clinic using 24-hour monitoring equipment is important for identifying and managing hypertension in African-Americans, a new study shows....
19:16, 08/19/2019

California to require background checks for ammo purchases SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Starting Monday, California will require criminal background checks for every ammunition purchase. Gov. Gavin Newsom touted the state’s latest attempt to deter gun violence at a news conference Tuesday, saying it will ...
17:48, 06/25/2019

Ireland considering port checks on whole island in no-deal Brexit Ireland is exploring the idea of checking live animals and animal products from Britain as they arrive at ports on the whole island of Ireland if there is a no-deal Brexit, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday....
07:00, 07/12/2019

'Grand Hotel' checks out as summer TV for 'The Bachelor' crowd Reality TV used to aspire to replicate the rhythms of scripted drama, albeit for considerably less money. Now dramas are being developed that seem to approximate the simple (or if you prefer, "guilty") pleasures of unscripted shows....
14:48, 06/17/2019

SBI's New Rules To Come Into Effect From May 1: Five Things To Know SBI will link its key pricing decision for savings bank deposits and short term loans to the repo rate of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), with effect from May 1, 2019....
14:00, 04/28/2019

How to Use 'Affect' Versus 'Effect' Every time I write either “affect” or “effect,” I have to pause for a second to double-check myself. Their meanings are related, their spellings are similar; even their pronunciation is nearly the same. But one of them causes something and the other ...
14:32, 07/19/2019

New AZ laws to take effect on Tuesday TUCSON — The Arizona State Legislature approved more than 300 laws this year, with many set to go into effect on Tuesday. The laws cover a vast variety of topics, from education to crime. One new law means school officials will be able to admin...
01:32, 08/27/2019

Is the Butterfly Effect Real? Is the 2004 Ashton Kutcher vehicle The Butterfly Effect a good movie? Definitely not, no—but try telling that to me at age thirteen. And then wrap your head, once more, around the fact that if you had told me that, you might have set in motion the ut...
09:32, 07/15/2019

Tetris Effect Looks Stunning On PC Tetris Effect blends the world of visionary studio Enhance with the time-tested, near-perfect rules of Tetris for a euphoric sensory experience. I reviewed it last year for the PlayStation 4, and today, it’s finally out on PC. With enhanced visuals, ...
06:32, 07/23/2019

Harish Rawat Resigns As Congress In-Charge Of Assam Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat announced his resignation as the Congress general secretary in-charge of Assam on Thursday, taking moral responsibility of the party''s poor show in the......
04:48, 07/04/2019

Those Excluded From Citizens' List Being Harassed Outside Assam: Congress Congress leader Debabrata Saikia, who is also the leader of the opposition in state assembly, has claimed in a letter to Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal that people from Assam are being......
04:00, 09/17/2019

15 Lakh Affected By Assam Floods, At Least 7 Dead: 10 Points The monsoon floods in Assam claimed another life today, taking the number of deaths in the rain-ravaged state to seven. Official sources said that over 15 lakh people have been affected in 25 of......
12:16, 07/13/2019

166 Dead In Assam, Bihar Floods, Around 1.11 Crore Affected Floods continued to wreak havoc in Bihar and Assam, with around 1.11 crore people impactedin the two eastern states where the number of dead reached 166 on Sunday....
00:00, 07/22/2019

12 More Dead In Assam Floods, 1.3 Lakh Still In Relief Camps Flood waters showed signs of receding in Assam on Saturday but the number of deaths climbed to 62 with rain-related incidents claiming 12 more lives in the last 24 hours. Around 44 lakh people in 24......
15:48, 07/20/2019

Soldier For 30 Years, Assam Man Arrested As Illegal Immigrant A retired soldier from Assam, who served the army for 30 years, has been declared a foreigner by the police under a law used to stop illegal migration from Bangladesh. Mohammad Sanaulla, 53, who......
11:00, 05/29/2019

Rare Rhinos Among More Than 200 Animals Killed In Assam Floods Forty percent of Kaziranga National Park in Assam has been left under water following 10 days of torrential rains that have also killed more than 71 people in the northeastern state....
07:32, 07/24/2019

Air Force Plane Carrying 13 Missing After Taking Off From Assam An Indian Air Force transport aircraft that took off from Assam's Jorhat earlier today with 13 people onboard has gone missing over over hilly terrain in the Northeast....
07:16, 06/03/2019

1,000 Tribunals To Be Set Up In Assam For Citizen List Appeals: Officials The Centre will help the Assam government in setting up 1,000 foreigners tribunals by July 31 when the final list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) will be published, officials said Sunday....
03:16, 06/02/2019

Mob Tries To Force Women Dancers To Strip In Assam, 2 Arrested A mob of over 500 men allegedly tried to force woman dancers of a troupe to strip during a cultural programme in Assam's Kamrup district, following which police arrested two persons involved in the......
20:00, 06/09/2019

15 Years Later, Six Convicted For Assam Blast That Killed 18 Children A district court in Assam today convicted six people and acquitted eight others in a 2004 blast at Dhemaji. The attack had killed 18 schoolchildren during an Independence Day event and injured 40......
12:48, 07/04/2019

2 Human Traffickers Arrested In Assam, 3 Girls Rescued Two human traffickers, including a woman, were arrested from the Guwahati railway station and three minor girls rescued, as part of a special drive, officials said on Tuesday....
12:00, 05/21/2019

AFSPA Extended In Assam For 6 Months, Effective From August 28 The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act has been extended for six months in Assam effective from August 28 after reviewing the law and order situation in the state, a government release said on......
19:48, 09/07/2019

"The War Isn't Over": BJP's Himanta Sarma On "Faulty" Assam Citizens List Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today termed the National Register of Citizens list released this morning as "faulty", and said that the ruling BJP will approach the Supreme Court again to seek......
11:00, 08/31/2019

Nearly 20 Lakh Ghost Anganwadi Beneficiaries Found In Assam As many as 19.96 lakh ghost beneficiaries have been identified at Anganwadi centres in Assam through a daily headcount, according to an RTI query. In Assam, there are a total of 62,153 Anganwadi......
05:33, 09/22/2019

Some Errors In Assam Citizens' List, Centre Should Check It, Says RSS The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Monday said there are "some errors" in the final list of National Register of Citizens in Assam and the government should remove those before moving forward,......
08:32, 09/09/2019

As NRC Deadline Nears In Assam, Foreigners' Tribunal Gets 221 New Members On Tuesday, the Gauhati High Court appointed 221 new members to 100 existing and 121 new Foreigners Tribunals (FT) in Assam, in a significant development that comes with less than two weeks to go the......
08:00, 08/21/2019

Encephalitis Outbreak Worsens Assam's Flood Ordeal With waters receding, the flood crisis in Assam is showing signs of improvement. But 38-year-old Dalimi Kalita wades through her waterlogged courtyard in Chandrapur, about 30 km away from Guwahati,......
15:48, 07/20/2019

School Teacher In Assam Tries To Sacrifice 3-Year-Old With A Sword A school teacher and his family allegedly tried to sacrifice a three-year-old in their house in Udalguri district of Assam on Saturday, but locals intervened and immediately informed the police and......
15:00, 07/06/2019

Meet The IAS Officer Who Was In-Charge Of Assam Citizens List Prateek Hajela, the officer tasked with supervising the gigantic National Register of Citizens updation in Assam, must be a relaxed man after the final list was published on Saturday....
12:00, 08/31/2019

Northeast Braces For More Rain And Floods, 3 Killed In Assam Massive landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy rainfall since the past two days have affected thousands of people in Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Assam. Four people have died in the......
08:48, 07/10/2019

CBOE Holdings Increases Quarterly Dividend By 17 Percent And Stock Repurchase Authorization By 100 Million CHICAGO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a 17-percent increase in the Company's quarterly cash dividend and, effectively immediately, a $100 million-increase in...
14:00, 05/01/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Board Increases Quarterly Dividend; Extends Share Repurchase Program CHICAGO, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a 25-percent increase to its quarterly cash dividend to $0.15 per share from $0.12 per share and authorized the company to ...
21:16, 05/01/2019

Trump Reverses Course on Gun Control Again, Says He Backs Tighter Background Checks (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday once again backed tighter background checks for gun purchases, but said he wants to be careful that closing what he calls “loopholes” doesn’t clear the way for more gun contro...
20:32, 08/21/2019

U.S. and Poland urge tougher checks on foreign influence over 5G networks The United States and Poland believe suppliers of 5G network equipment should be rigorously evaluated for foreign government control, a joint declaration signed on Monday said, as Washington pressures allies to exclude China from 5G networks....
06:32, 09/02/2019

Texas man checks missile launcher in luggage, still caught his flight, TSA says A Texas man was stopped at BWI Airport on Monday when TSA agents found a missile launcher in his checked luggage, authorities said.       ...
06:16, 07/30/2019

New Jersey suspects swiped $450K in checks after looting mailboxes: DOJ Four New Jersey men were charged Wednesday for stealing $450,000 in checks from dozens of mail collection boxes, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. The Paterson men — Aneuris Henriquez-Lopez, 24, Eleazer Peralta, 19, Fernando Santiago, 26...
20:32, 08/21/2019

Churches conducting more background checks, but sex offenders still slipping through cracks There are more than 750,000 registered sex offenders across the country and, medical professionals explain, faith and community are often deemed a crucial part of their treatment to avoid re-offending....
10:32, 08/24/2019

Kit Harington checks into wellness retreat after 'Game of Thrones' finale "Game of Thrones" star Kit Harington has reportedly checked into a wellness retreat to deal with "personal issues," after the blockbuster series came to an end....
10:48, 05/29/2019

Arizona man admits burying mom in yard to keep collecting her checks, officials say Daniel Shannon, 66, is facing multiple charges after authorities found his mother's body buried on his property.        ...
16:32, 05/23/2019

Dems pressure McConnell to hold votes on background checks House Democrats are demanding Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell immediately return to Washington so the Senate can vote on gun control legislation in the wake of two deadly mass shootings over the weekend that left at least 31 people dead. In a ...
11:48, 08/06/2019

China starts first round of intensified anti-pollution checks China's environment ministry has deployed nearly 1,000 inspectors to 25 cities and provinces across the country for its first round of "intensified anti-pollution inspections"....
03:48, 05/15/2019

Kit Harington Checks Into Treatment Center to Work on "Personal Issues" Kit Harington is putting his health first. The 32-year-old Game of Thrones star has checked into a wellness retreat. "Kit has decided to utilize this break in his schedule as an......
16:32, 05/28/2019

U.S. Air Force C-130s back in service after checks for wing cracks All but one of the C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft grounded earlier this month by the U.S. Air Force have been inspected for cracks in wing joints and cleared for duty, the branch announced this week....
00:00, 08/24/2019

Philippines checks for African swine fever as pig deaths rise The Philippines has set up a crisis management team to determine if the deadly African swine fever virus has reached the country after officials detected a rise in pig deaths in some areas....
09:48, 08/19/2019

$6.5M lottery ticket nearly trashed when granddaughter checks wrong numbers An Oregon Lottery player said he almost missed out on a $6.5 million lottery jackpot when his granddaughter checked the numbers for the wrong drawing....
11:48, 08/05/2019

Fiction: A Heroine Checks In to the Psychiatric Ward, and Takes Notes The depressed protagonist of Binnie Kirshenbaum’s novel “Rabbits for Food” has trouble connecting with others, but she is alert to the sanity of the insane....
10:48, 05/13/2019

Mexico reinforces checks amid US pressure over migrant flow Mexican authorities stepped up revisions along well-traveled routes for migrants in southern Mexico over the weekend, checking identifications, pulling migrants off public transport and intercepting four trucks packed with nearly 800 migrants...
20:48, 06/16/2019

Mexico Reinforces Checks Amid U.S. Pressure Over Migrant Flow COMITAN, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities increased immigration enforcement along well-traveled routes for migrants in southern Mexico over the weekend, checking identifications, pulling migrants off public transport and intercepting four truc...
21:32, 06/16/2019

McConnell: Background checks, red flag laws will be ‘front and center’ Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that strengthening background checks and red flag laws will “lead the discussion” on addressing gun violence in the wake of two mass shootings that left at least 31 people dead. McConnell’s remarks...
18:48, 08/08/2019

Mexican manufacturers demand background checks for migrant labor Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has promised thousands of jobs to migrants waiting on the northern border for U.S. asylum, but some employers are refusing to hire them unless the government screens for potential criminals....
18:00, 07/02/2019

Lone 737 MAX criss-crossed Canada for pilot checks during grounding While the world's Boeing 737 MAX fleet remains grounded after two fatal crashes, a solitary Air Canada plane has been spotted in the skies, shuttling between Quebec and Ontario....
09:16, 09/18/2019

Democrats press for stricter U.S. gun-sale checks, Trump non-committal Democrats in the U.S. Congress pledged on Monday to intensify pressure for stricter gun-sale background check legislation, citing strong public backing for the measure, but received no sign of support yet from President Donald Trump....
17:00, 09/09/2019

Mass shooters exploited gaps, errors in background checks Most mass shooters in the US acquired the weapons they used legally because there was nothing in their backgrounds to disqualify them, according to James Alan Fox, a criminologist with Northeastern University who has studied mass shootings for decade...
14:16, 09/09/2019

ITF 'satisfied' with Islamabad security plan as India advises more checks Tennis chiefs are satisfied with the current safety plan in place for next month's Davis Cup tie between Pakistan and India in Islamabad even after the latter asked for another round of security assessment....
23:00, 08/12/2019

Proactive checks on crypto risks needed, global watchdog FSB says Regulators need to step up risk assessments of the cryptocurrency sector as current rules are patchy, and quick technological change may lead to gaps in policies on digital money, the global financial stability watchdog said....
03:48, 05/31/2019

Britney Spears checks out of mental health facility, reports say Amid speculation by fans that the 37-year-old singer was being held against her will at the facility, Spears returned to social media this week.        ...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Expert advocates using 401(k) savings to fatten Social Security checks Today's retirees have high debts and low savings. Nobel laureate Richard Thaler thinks buying into an annuity-type program through the Social Security Administration can help solve that. But other experts are not so sure....
11:16, 04/28/2019

Pelosi, Schumer to Trump: Gun control must include background checks Congressional Democratic leaders warned President Trump on Sunday that any proposal on gun control must include a House-passed bill to expand background checks for gun purchases -- or else risk no legislation at all....
04:48, 09/16/2019

Pelosi and Schumer take hard line with Trump on gun background checks Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer warned President Donald Trump on Sunday that any firearm legislation that falls short of universal background checks for gun sales “will not get the job done,” complicating delicate negotiations betwe...
12:48, 09/15/2019

Top Democrats tell Trump gun bill must include universal background checks Top Democrats in Congress told Republican President Donald Trump on Sunday that any gun control legislation that falls short of universal background checks for gun sales “will not get the job done."...
20:16, 09/15/2019

President Donald Trump on 'meaningful' background checks: 'I really want to see it happen' Before heading to his resort in New Jersey Friday, President Donald Trump called for meaningful background checks for gun purchases -- following what he said was a "great talk" with the top two Democrats in Congress....
11:48, 08/09/2019

Trump says he is convinced Senate leader wants background checks bill President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was convinced that Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell wants to move legislation to toughen background checks for gun purchases, expressing optimism that Congress will act on the issue....
06:32, 08/14/2019

China plans to toughen emission checks on steel mills China will continue to enforce production restrictions in heavy industry in winter this year and will tighten its emission assessment on steel mills when granting exemptions from curbs already in place, an environment ministry official said on Saturd...
01:00, 07/13/2019

Ireland considering port checks on whole island in case of no-deal Brexit Ireland is exploring the idea of checking live animals and animal products from Britain as they arrive at ports on the whole island of Ireland if there is a no-deal Brexit, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday....
05:00, 07/12/2019

Euthanasia Law Comes Into Effect In First Australia State Euthanasia laws for terminally ill patients came into effect in Australia's second-most populous state in a "bold change" Wednesday, the only place in the nation where the practice will be legal....
20:48, 06/18/2019

Trump's ethanol plan goes into effect The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday officially opened up year-round sales of higher ethanol fuel blends, called E15, fulfilling a promise President Trump made to Iowa corn farmers....
09:00, 05/31/2019

Quantum gravity could reverse cause and effect You've probably heard of Schrödinger's cat, the unfortunate feline in a box that is simultaneously alive and dead until the box is opened to reveal its actual state. Well, now wrap your mind around Schrödinger's time, a situation in which one event c...
03:00, 08/29/2019

Animal cruelty law in Arizona goes into effect PHOENIX- A new animal cruelty law went into effect Tuesday and strengthens penalties for people who abuse domestic animals in Arizona. Apollo is about 34-years-old and came to Equine Voices Rescue & Sanctuary a couple of years ago. “He was dump...
02:32, 08/28/2019

Crude Oil Prices & the Sanctions Effect: It's Not What You Think In October 2018, Iran sanctions led some forecasters to predict crude oil prices of "$200 per barrel." In fact, prices soon FELL by 42 percent. See how we kept subscribers on the right side of this trend, plus the more recent 50 percent rally in crud...
14:32, 05/10/2019

NY gun law set to go into effect, will close ‘Charleston Loophole’ The new law creates a 30-day period before allowing a sale to proceed if a background check does not come back instantly with a “proceed” notification from the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) used by the FBI....
19:16, 09/11/2019

Transforming sports for spectators: the 5G effect The goal of every athlete is not just to win, but to continually grow faster and stronger, so that they may keep on winning in the future. But this isn’t just the case in sports. As we speak, every player in the mobile industry is gearing up f...
23:48, 06/02/2019

You Can Now Play Mass Effect 2 In First-Person The Mass Effect games are third-person by design, but that hasn’t stopped LordEmil1 from creating a mod that lets PC gamers play the best of them—Mass Effect 2—from a first-person perspective....
22:16, 06/19/2019

Exclusion From Assam Citizens' List Won't Make Anyone "Stateless": Centre NRC Final List: The Centre today said exclusion from the citizen's list in Assam will not make a person "stateless" or a "foreigner" and they would not be deprived of any rights or entitlements....
12:00, 09/01/2019

Women From Other States Married In Assam Excluded From NRC: Mukul Sangma Senior Congress leader Mukul Sangma on Tuesday claimed that the final National Register of Citizens has left out all the Indian women who had come to Assam as brides from other states of the country....
17:00, 09/10/2019

Assam Congress Hit By Double Resignation, Day After Jharkhand Chief Quits The Congress in Assam suffered a double blow today with the resignations of six-time MLA Gautam Roy, who has simultaneously also been expelled for "anti-party" activities in, and former Rajya Sabha MP......
12:48, 08/10/2019

Released From Jail Ahead Of Assam Citizen List, 'Foreigners' On What Next Ahead of the publication of the National Register of Citizens in Assam, at least a dozen people who have been declared foreigners have been released from detention following a Supreme Court order. The......
20:32, 08/27/2019

Assam Floods Death Toll Rises To 75, More Than 34 Lakh Affected Following the death of six more people in Assam floods in a day, the death toll in the state has risen to 75. According to officials, flood waters have inundated 20 of 33 districts in the state,......
09:32, 07/24/2019

52 Lakh Affected As Assam Flood Situation Worsens, 20 Dead So Far The number of people affected by the Assam floods rose to 52 lakh today, with as many as 1.5 lakh being moved to relief centres amid a red alert issued by the government. Five more died today, taking......
10:48, 07/16/2019

"Lost 590 kg Ganja? Don't Panic, Get In Touch", Tweets Assam Police Assam Police are catching up with their Mumbai counterpart in sprinkling humour in sending out important messages to the public to ensure their undivided attention. The police in the north-east state......
23:48, 06/04/2019

63,000 Affected, 143 Villages Flooded As Heavy Rain Continues In Assam Heavy rain in the past three days has led to floods in parts of Assam. About 145 villages across eight districts of the state are submerged and nearly 63,000 people have been affected due to the......
15:00, 07/09/2019

Congress To Help Indians Missing From Assam Citizen List: Sushmita Dev Congress leader Sushmita Dev alleged that the names of some "genuine Indian citizens" had been excluded from the final list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) published in Assam and added that her......
18:32, 08/31/2019

1.17 Lakh People Declared As Foreigners By Tribunals In Assam: Minister A total of 1.17 lakh people have been declared foreigners by tribunals set up in Assam till March this year, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said on Tuesday....
04:16, 07/16/2019

Amit Shah To Meet BJP's Northeast Allies In Assam Today Home Minister Amit Shah, who is in Assam on a two-day visit, will attend a meeting of the BJP-led North East Democratic Alliance today. This is the first meet of the northeastern allies of the BJP......
03:32, 09/09/2019

"Don't Panic": Sarbananda Sonowal's Appeal Before Assam Citizens' List The Assam government will provide legal aid to those excluded from the state's National Register for Citizens, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Friday, ahead of the final publication of the......
17:00, 08/30/2019

Assam Doctor, Out Of Citizens List, Tweets Of Being "Responsible Indian" Assam NRC List: As the final citizens list was published today, leaving the futures of over 19 lakh people in doubt, a number of stories have come pouring in of people sharing their challenges....
11:00, 08/31/2019

Locals Dig Mud With Bare Hands To Rescue Elephant Calf In Assam An elephant calf fell into a drain and got stuck in the mud in Assam's Numaligarh today. A video showing locals and forest officials trying to rescue the one and half-year-old elephant calf has gone......
13:32, 05/31/2019

July 31 Deadline For Assam Citizens' List Won't Be Extended: Top Court The Supreme Court on Wednesday made it clear that it will not extend the July 31 deadline for finalisation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam....
01:16, 05/08/2019

"Every Single Illegal Immigrant Will Be Thrown Out": Amit Shah In Assam Home Minister Amit Shah said the centre would ensure "every single illegal immigrant is thrown out" of the country, breaking his silence over the NRC list that was released on August 31 and declared......
07:00, 09/08/2019

"Husband Died Fighting Illegals, Now We Are Foreigners": Woman In Assam Sarba Bala Mallick, 71, a resident of Dalimbari, 80 km from Guwahati, and her son Paritosh are marked as "doubtful voters" in Assam's voters' list. They are suspected to be Bangladeshis and facing......
00:32, 08/30/2019

Muslim Men Beaten Up In Assam's Barpeta, Forced To Chant "Jai Shri Ram" Complaints were filed against a little-known right-wing organisation on Thursday for allegedly assaulting a group of Muslim men in Assam and forcing them to utter slogans "Jai Shri Ram" and "Pakistan......
15:16, 06/20/2019

11 Dead, 26 Lakh Affected As Assam's Flood Nightmare Worsens Eighty-year-old Bano Khatun looks at her village in Barpeta, one of the worst-hit districts in Assam, and her eyes well up with tears. Her home has been washed away and the crops in her fields laid......
15:48, 07/14/2019

Police Case Filed Against 10 In Assam Over Poem On Citizens' List The Assam Police have reportedly contacted several social media websites to verify the authenticity of a poem - that alleged Muslims were being targeted - shared by 10 people on the ongoing......
21:16, 07/12/2019

6 Killed, Over 8 Lakh Affected As Flood Situation Worsens In Assam Over eightlakh peoplehave been affected in 21 of the 33districts of the flood-hit Assam. Dhemaji and Lakhimpur in Upper Assam and Bongaigaon and Barpeta in lower Assam are the worst-hit districts....
21:16, 07/12/2019

Assam Citizens' List Exercise Raised Fear Among People: CPI(M) The CPI(M) on Saturday said the exclusion of over 19 lakh people from the National Register of Citizen in Assam had evoked fear in legitimate citizens of being left out of the document....
11:00, 08/31/2019

In Flood-Ravaged Assam, How People Are Coping In Relief Camps Nearly 52 lakh people have been affected and 1.5 lakh shifted to relief camps in Assam over the last one week due to floods triggered by incessant rain. So far, 20 people have lost their lives, five......
10:48, 07/16/2019

Assam Man, Rescued During Floods, Happy "Most Precious" NRC Paper Is Safe In flood-ravaged rural Assam thousands who are displaced are as worried for their lives and that of their families as they are for their citizenship papers....
02:00, 07/16/2019

Shashi Tharoor Criticises Centre Over Assam Citizenship List Congress lawmaker Shashi Tharoor criticised the Central government after the bill to amend Protection of Human Rights Act was introduced in the Lok Sabha....
07:16, 07/19/2019

Retired Assam Doctor Volunteered To Work In Estate Where He Was Lynched On Saturday, 73-year-old Dr Deben Dutta, a doctor with a long, illustrious career, was dragged, kicked, slapped and punched by a mob at a tea estate where he had volunteered his services after......
06:32, 09/02/2019

Lok Sabha Election Result "Unprecedented": Assam Chief Minister Terming the Lok Sabha election results as "historic" and "unprecedented", Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday said the mandate is for nationalism and faster development of a new India....
04:32, 05/23/2019

"India Can't Be Refugee Capital": Centre To Top Court On Assam NRC List Lakhs of people have been wrongly included in the draft National Register of Citizens being prepared in Assam to weed out illegal immigrants, centre told the Supreme Court today, asking for more time......
00:16, 07/19/2019

Assam Cop Charged For Allegedly Torturing 3 Women In Police Station A case has been filed against a police officer for allegedly torturing three women inside a police station in Assam's Darrang district, police said Tuesday....
10:17, 09/17/2019

Trinamool Protests Assam NRC As Darjeeling Simmers Over Excluded Gorkhas The Trinamool Congress is taking to the streets to protest the National Register of Citizens or NRC and threats by some BJP leaders that the exercise just concluded in neighbouring Assam would be held......
19:16, 09/02/2019

19 Of Freedom Fighter's Family Excluded From Assam Citizen List The names of 19 members of the family of a freedom fighter were allegedly left out of the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, according to his son....
19:16, 09/02/2019

Assam To Give Legal Aid To Underprivileged People Excluded From NRC List The Assam government will provide legal aid to underprivileged people who have been excluded from the final list of the National Register of Citizens or NRC, according to the Ministry of Home Affairs....
01:16, 09/03/2019

Assam BJP Worker Gets Himanta Biswa's Photo Tattooed, Calls Him "God" A BJP worker in Assam took political fandom to another level and got a picture of state minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tattooed on his forearm. Another BJP worker recently shared pictures of it on......
20:00, 08/22/2019

2 Killed As Terrorists Ambush Assam Rifles Personnel In Nagaland Two security personnel were killed after suspected terrorists ambushed an Assam Rifles patrol in Nagaland's Mon area along the Indo-Myanmar border on Saturday. Four others who suffered serious......
12:48, 05/25/2019

2 Police Complaints Against Assam Citizens List Incharge For Exclusions Days after the final National Register of Citizens list was published, at least two police complaints have been filed against the NRC coordinator of Assam Prateek Hajela. One FIR has been filed......
14:48, 09/04/2019

Assam Citizens' List Shouldn't Be Politicised: Ashok Gehlot The National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam is a sensitive issue and it should not be politicised, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said on Saturday....
12:00, 08/31/2019

7 Killed, Over 15 Lakh Affected As Flood Situation Worsens In Assam More than seven people seven people have died and over 20 lakh have been affected in Assam as monsoon floods have inundated 25 of the 33 districts in the state.Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal called......
23:48, 07/13/2019

13,000 Affected As Heavy Rain Triggers Flash Flood In Assam Heavy rains for the last 48 hours have led to flash floods in parts of Assam, with flood water inundating 43 villages in five districts in the upper part of the state....
11:48, 07/08/2019

Assam Man, Mother Killed By Mob On Suspicion Of Murder, Incident On Video A man and his mother were beaten to death by an angry mob in the presence of a policeman at Shewpur Tea Estate in Upper Assam's Tinsukia district on Friday. The matter came to light after a video of......
12:48, 06/09/2019

"Never In Bengal": Mamata Banerjee Marches Against Assam Citizens List West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday took out a rally in Kolkata against the National Register of Citizens or NRC in Assam that excluded 19 lakh people last month....
18:00, 09/12/2019

After Retired Soldier's Arrest As Foreigner, Assam Officer's Explanation A former police officer from Assam -- on the basis of whose investigation a retired army man was declared a foreigner and locked up last week - has blamed it on a mix-up in records. Chandramal Das,......
00:48, 06/02/2019

"Such Is Their Gratitude": Medical Body Slams Mob Killing Of Assam Doctor The West Bengal Doctors Forum (WBDF) on Sunday condemned the killing of a senior doctor at a government hospital in Assam's Jorhat by tea estate workers the previous day. The tea workers were......
19:00, 09/01/2019

| Biden takes on Trump | Mosque increases security: WATCH the top World news videos for today 'Truth over lies.' Biden kicks off 2020 campaign | Michigan mosque ups security in wake of attacks; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
02:16, 04/30/2019

Ottawa increases loan limits for canola farmers to $1 million amid China trade dispute The federal government is rolling out changes to a payment program for canola farmers to help those affected by China's decision to ban the Canadian product....
08:16, 05/01/2019

Disney World increases price of annual passes ahead of Star Wars land opening Walt Disney World Resort has significantly increased the cost of several of its annual park passes, just ahead of the August 29 opening of its new Star Wars land at Hollywood Studios park in Orlando....
15:00, 06/18/2019

McConnell: Democrat ‘Theatrics’ Won’t Bring a Vote on Background Checks for Guns (WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that Democrats are engaging in “theatrics” over gun control legislation. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned that “people are dying” because the Senate lea...
21:32, 09/10/2019

Democratic leaders assail Trump's apparent reversal on background checks Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi are lamenting President Donald Trump's apparent about-face on enhanced backgrounds for firearm sales, with Schumer calling the move "not only disappointing but also heartbreaking."Trump told reporters this weekend he wi...
13:48, 08/19/2019

Consider survivor benefits, life expectancy when collecting Social Security checks Not everyone's an expert on Social Security. But planning ahead and understanding survivor benefits can avoid budget disaster after a spouse's death.       ...
12:48, 08/07/2019

BTCC checks all crash structures after heavy crashes in 2019 season British Touring Car Championship technical chiefs inspected the crash structures of all car types ahead of racing at Oulton Park to make sure they conform correctly following recent high-profile crashes...
07:48, 06/30/2019

Trump denies that he told NRA chief universal background checks are off the table “No, I didn’t say anything about that,” Trump said when asked whether he had ruled out universal background checks in his conversation with LaPierre on Tuesday....
19:32, 08/21/2019

Fact check: Would stronger background checks have stopped El Paso and Dayton? In the wake of two mass shootings that left 31 dead, President Donald Trump tweeted Monday morning that "Republicans and Democrats must come together and get strong background checks," suggesting that the legislation be paired with immigration revisi...
06:48, 08/06/2019

Trump says Mitch McConnell 'totally on board' with background checks – live Senate majority leader’s team says McConnell only committed to a ‘discussion’ on the issue while president also takes swipe at BidenSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.16pm BST Asked about what he would say to children who are sca...
09:48, 08/09/2019

How to pay your bills using ACH transfers, so you can avoid processing fees and ditch checks forever 10'000 Hours/Getty Images Learning how to withdraw money with account and routing numbers is easy, and setting up ACH withdrawals could help you avoid card transaction fees and kick paper checks out of your life for good. You'll need to provide your...
15:48, 07/29/2019

Trump urges gun background checks after mass shootings roil nation U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday called on lawmakers to pass strong gun background checks after two mass shootings over the weekend killed 29 people and sought to blame the nation's rising violence and divisions on the media....
06:16, 08/05/2019

AOC knocks fellow Dems for refusing to pass 'accountability' checks on CBP funding Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. has taken aim at her fellow lawmakers, including those in her own party, for failing to pass measures that would monitor how Customs and Border Protection (CBP) uses congressional funding....
13:16, 07/02/2019

NFL star Michael Bennett skips direct deposits and keeps checks 'until the end of the season' Despite making tens of millions of dollars throughout his NFL career, New England Patriots defensive end Michael Bennett said he saves most of his earnings and operates on a fixed budget....
02:33, 09/10/2019

Trump again cools on gun background checks citing ‘very strong’ laws in place His move echoes a similar backpedaling that occurred after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida last yearDonald Trump has again walked back his support for legislation that would tighten background checks on gun sales after a pair of mass shootin...
15:00, 08/20/2019

Ain't No Way: Estate Conflict Reveals Aretha Franklin Once Kept $750,000 in Uncashed Checks in Her Purse The battle over Aretha Franklin’s estate has gotten capital M-MESSY, requiring a long, drawn-out court hearing this week in which deep familial divisions—and some pretty shocking details about the late great singer’s finances—were on full display....
07:48, 08/08/2019

Fact-checks on fake news rarely reaches most affected communities BRUSSELS – The European Union has called on Facebook and other platforms to invest more in fact-checking, but a new study shows those efforts may rarely reach the communities worst affected by fake news. The analysis by big-data firm Alto Data ...
14:32, 07/11/2019

Europe orders urgent Airbus helicopter checks after Norway crash European regulators have ordered immediate checks on recently delivered versions of some Airbus helicopters after a crash in Arctic Norway last month killed five Norwegians and their Swedish pilot....
07:48, 09/11/2019

Past Flip-Flops Cloud Trump’s Position on Background Checks Whether the president’s support is real or another momentary reversal will determine if Congress passes the first new federal gun control measures in years....
17:16, 08/09/2019

Texas shooting: Trump says background checks wouldn’t have prevented massacre WASHINGTON – President Trump on Sunday called the Texas shooter “a very sick person” but suggested that background checks wouldn’t have stopped the most recent massacre that left seven people dead and more than 20 wounded. “Background checks &#...
11:32, 09/01/2019

Need for speed: is the 'Netflix effect' to blame for the NBN's failures? The NBN says Netflix has put pressure on its fixed wireless service, but the growth in streaming has been anticipated for years Politicians, tech experts and even the NBN itself talked up the arrival of Netflix and other streaming video services year...
00:16, 07/11/2019

Minimal effort for maximum glowing effect A rub here and a touch of colour there et voila… the natural beauty look. Plus, eyebrow gloss and healthy scalpsThis pared-down but polished look, as seen at Victoria Beckham SS19, is perfect when the thought of applying a full face of makeup makes y...
22:16, 07/06/2019

Halifax’s no-flyer bylaw is now in effect — here’s how it works Under the new bylaw letting businesses know that you don't want flyers can be as simple as printing out a sign and posting it in a visible location on your property....
13:48, 07/31/2019

Disney Would Consider Boycotting Georgia if Abortion Ban Goes Into Effect Georgia’s entertainment industry may take a major hit thanks to the state’s regressive politics. Several Hollywood producers have already said they won’t film in the state thanks to an abortion ban passed earlier this month. Now, Disney CEO Bob Iger ...
21:00, 05/29/2019

The Lynx effect: the deodorant that woke a boy from a coma A Cumbrian teenager was roused from an unconscious state after smelling the much-maligned body sprayName: The Lynx effect.Age: Mid-1990s to mid-2010s. Continue reading......
09:48, 05/28/2019

KTM drops Zarco from its MotoGP line-up with immediate effect KTM has dropped Johann Zarco from its MotoGP line-up effective immediately, replacing the Frenchman with test rider Mika Kallio for the rest of the 2019 season...
10:49, 09/17/2019

Our Forecast Anticipated the S&P 500 Rally: The "Powell Effect" Came LATER The "Powell Effect" supposedly led to the S&P 500 rally that began on June 4th. Yet a simple timeline shows you the facts about what came first. This Chart of the Day also shows you what a real forecast looks like....
13:16, 06/06/2019

Airplane Contrails Have Surprising Effect on the Atmosphere The climate impact of flying isn’t just about carbon emissions. The contrails that airplanes create also influence the temperature of our atmosphere—and a new study finds that impact is set to grow in a big way.Read more......
14:00, 06/27/2019

Crude Oil Prices: Rethinking the Sanctions Effect In late 2018, US-imposed sanctions on Iran were supposed to push oil prices to $90, $100, even $200 per barrel. Instead, U.S. crude plummeted 40% to a 17-month low. Elliott wave analysis sets the record straight....
05:48, 05/01/2019

Is hair loss a side effect of Adderall? Adderall is a combination drug for the short-term treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Although it is generally a safe and effective drug, it can cause a range of side effects. Alopecia, or hair loss, is a pote...
23:00, 06/04/2019

The Glasgow effect: the photographs of Kirsty Mackay When a report revealed that her native city had the lowest male life expectancy in western Europe, photographer Kirsty Mackay went back to explore the personal stories behind the statistics‘At first I wanted to photograph issues, but I came to realis...
02:48, 09/23/2019

Restrictions on Hard Currency Take Effect in Argentina (BUENOS AIRES, Argentina) — Restrictions on access to dollars took effect in Argentina on Monday as the government tries to control a rapid loss of foreign reserves and an accelerating devalution of the currency. The measure says residents can&...
08:16, 09/03/2019

The Health Issue: Learning From the Lazarus Effect Most clinical trials for cancer drugs are failures. But for a handful of patients, a drug proves to be nearly a cure. What can science learn from these “exceptional responders”?...
12:32, 04/28/2019

| Dutch ban on burqas and niqabs takes effect The Netherlands has banned face-covering clothing, such as a burqa or niqab, in public buildings and on transport, as a contentious law on the garment worn by some Muslim women came into force....
02:48, 08/05/2019

Trump expects tariffs on Mexico to go in effect President Donald Trump says he expects to begin hitting Mexico with tariffs next week in a dispute over illegal immigration. Trump says "millions" of migrants entering the U.S. through Mexico is "unacceptable" and that Mexico must stop it. (June 4) ...
09:00, 06/04/2019

New mansion tax takes effect in New York on July 1 Two giant real estate deals were announced in New York City, sparking hope of a potential rebound in luxury Manhattan real estate, but a closer look reveals there may be trouble on the horizon. CNBC's Robert Frank reports....
06:16, 06/06/2019

Opponents sue as Trump’s new asylum rules go into effect The policy went into effect Tuesday but drew two swift lawsuits from immigrant advocacy groups in federal courts, one in San Francisco and one in Washington, D.C....
22:16, 07/16/2019

Avengers: Endgame's Most Important Hero Was Not a CGI Effect In a movie like Avengers: Endgame, you’re dealing in worlds, characters, and costumes that are all built from visual effects, to the point where even the office building from the Captain America vs. Captain America fight was all-digital. Sometimes, i...
11:32, 09/12/2019

BSF Officer And Wife Declared Foreigners In Assam, Tribunal Orders Arrest Two months after a former army soldier was declared a foreigner and sent to a detention camp amid work on the National Register of Citizens list in Assam, a Border Security Force officer and his wife......
13:32, 08/23/2019

Assam BJP Slams Citizens' List Officer For Rejected Re-Verification Plea The BJP in Assam lashed out at the official overseeing the National Register of Citizens, a list to weed out illegal settlers, accusing him of working for "some vested interest" on Wednesday....
00:48, 07/25/2019

Assam Teacher Accused Of Teaching Namaz, School Claims "Misunderstanding" A video of a teacher allegedly showing students how to offer namaz at a school in Assam's Charaideo district has cropped up on social media, spurring outrage among parents and right-wing groups. Three......
15:00, 07/02/2019

Assam Outs New Citizens' List Data, Says Counting Process Compromised Draft data of the National Register of Citizens or NRC in Assam showed many people in the border districts had been included through "'rampant misuse of legacy data", the state government claimed on......
18:48, 08/01/2019

Sarbananda Sonowal Reviews Security Before Assam Citizen List Publication Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday reviewed the law and order situation of the state before the final publication of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) on August 31...
13:32, 08/23/2019

Assam, Centre Get High Court Notice After Ex-Soldier Declared "Foreigner" The Gauhati High Court today issued a notice to the centre and the Assam government following a petition by Mohammad Sanaulla, the retired Indian army soldier who was declared an illegal immigrant by......
04:00, 06/07/2019

17 Assam Districts Flooded; No Ferry Services As Rivers Above Danger Mark A monsoon flood in Assam has inundated at least 17 districts in the north-east state and affected over four lakh people, officials said. The Brahmaputra river - one of the largest rivers in the world......
23:32, 07/11/2019

"For God's Sake Find A Solution": Manoj Bajpai On Bihar, Assam Floods The floods in Bihar and Assam have killed at least 170 people and affected 1.07 crore others till Monday. Over 1,500 relief camps have been opened across the two states and rivers like the Brahmaputra......
03:32, 07/24/2019

"Can Be Enormous Blow": UN Refugee Body Chief On Assam Citizens List The controversial citizenship list in Assam that has left almost 19 lakh people facing statelessness has drawn criticism from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees....
12:00, 09/01/2019

25 Lakh People In Assam Seek Re-Verification Of Draft Citizens Register After nearly 41 lakh people in Assam were left out of the draft National Register of Citizens, about 25 lakh people have sent a petition to the Centre for re-verification and it is under the......
01:16, 07/20/2019

Left Out Of Assam Citizens List, They View Detention Centres With Fear Over the next few months, more than 19 lakh people left out of Assam's final National Register of Citizens (NRC) will try to prove their citizenship before foreigners tribunals set up across the......
10:17, 09/13/2019

Sarbananda Sonowal Meets Amit Shah, Discusses Situation In Assam Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday met Home Minister Amit Shah and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and discussed with them various issues concerning the state....
16:32, 06/14/2019

Assam Limps Back To Life As Flood Situation Improves, 50 Killed So Far The situation in Assam improved amid receding flood waters today, although the number of dead rose to 50 with 11 more losing their lives over the last 24 hours. Officials said 1.5 lakh people continue......
12:00, 07/19/2019

Assam Frees Nine "Declared Foreigners" Ahead Of Citizens List Publication At least nine people who were declared as foreigners and lodged in the detention camp at Goalpara Jail were released today, ahead of the final publication of the National Register of Citizens in......
17:32, 08/26/2019

Number Of Deaths In Assam Floods Reaches 81, Water Re-Enters One District The number of deaths in the Assam floods touched 81 on Saturday with the death of one more person in Barpeta district, as water re-entered Sonitpur district bordering Arunachal Pradesh, an official......
11:48, 07/27/2019

Main Bhi Driver? How Assam's Contract Teachers Protested Minister Remark Contractual teachers appointed through the Teachers Eligibility Test (TET) in Assam over the years are so annoyed with State Education Minister Siddhartha Bhattacharyya that they have taken a page out......
13:48, 06/16/2019

Villagers In Assam Kill Leopard, Gouge Its Eyes Out, Chop Off Paws A leopard was killed this morning by villagers in Assam who also gouged its eyes out and chopped off its paws after the animal critically injured a man in the area....
05:32, 05/31/2019

On Encephalitis Alert, Assam Warns Negligent Doctors Of Criminal Cases The Assam government has cancelled the leaves of all health department employees till the end of September to deal with an outbreak of encephalitis in the state. The state government also said it will......
05:18, 07/06/2019

Wrongful detentions, judges' quotas in the search for illegals in India's Assam Three years ago, police in India's northeastern state of Assam were looking for a woman named Madhumala Das, who had been declared an illegal immigrant by a local tribunal....
01:00, 07/26/2019

Assam Girl Commits Suicide, Family Blames It On Citzens' List A minor girl in Assam's Darrang district committed suicide on Wednesday, with her relatives and members of a students' organization linking the incident to the National Register of Citizens (NRC),......
22:00, 06/26/2019

Communal Clashes Erupt in Assam's Hailakandi, Prohibitory Orders Imposed Prohibitory orders were imposed on Assam's Hailakandi town after communal clashes broke out between two religious communities outside a mosque today. Sources said rioters threw stones and set vehicles......
06:32, 05/10/2019

2 Arrested For Social Media Posts Against Assam, Tripura Chief Ministers Police from Assam and Tripura arrest BJP supporters on charges of making defamatory Facebook posts about Chief Ministers Sarbananda Sonowal and Biplab Kumar Deb, respectively...
21:32, 06/13/2019

Congress Wants Action On 'Fake' Assam Citizen List Concerns In Kokrajhar With resentment brewing among a section of people over "indiscriminate" notices being served to them by National Register of Citizens (NRC) authorities, the Congress has submitted a memorandum to the......
04:32, 05/08/2019

"Ridiculously Small": BJP's Assam Ally Unhappy With Final Citizens List Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), a member of the ruling alliance in Assam, on Saturday expressed dissatisfaction over the final NRC in the state and said there is scope for its review in the Supreme Court,......
11:00, 08/31/2019

Amit Shah In Assam Today, His First Visit Since Release Of Citizens' List Union Home Minister Amit Shah will be in Assam today, his first visit since the citizens' list to identify illegal immigrants in the state was released. The National Register of Citizens or NRC had......
00:48, 09/08/2019

Assam Woman Delivers Baby On Boat During Floods, Names Him Krishna A 24-year-old woman in flood-hit Assam gave birth to a baby boy in a boat on Monday and named him Krishnaafter the Hindu Godwhowas also believed to have been born during massive floods....
07:00, 07/18/2019

Health Minister Sends Team To Assam After Reports Of Encephalitis Cases In view of the recent cases of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in Assam, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Sunday dispatched a central team to review the situation in the state....
14:00, 06/30/2019

Assam NRC List 2019: How To Check Names In National Register Of Citizens Assam NRC 2019: The Centre has said people whose names don't appear in the final NRC cannot be declared foreigners till all legal options are exhausted....
00:32, 08/30/2019

43 Lakh Affected As Assam Flood Situation Turns Critical: 10 Points The Assam government today issued a red alert as the Assam flood situation turned extremely critical, displacing tens of thousands and cutting off entire portions of the state. As many as 4,157......
10:16, 07/15/2019

6 Dead, Over 8 Lakh Affected In Assam Flood; Rivers Above Danger Mark A monsoon flood in Assam has inundated at least 21 of the 33 districts in the north-east state and affected over eight lakh people, officials said. The Brahmaputra river - one of the largest rivers in......
21:16, 07/12/2019

"No Illegal Immigrant Can Stay In Assam Or Enter Other States": Amit Shah Amit Shah in Assam: Union Minister Amit Shah today hinted that after Assam, the government's plan to locate and weed out illegal immigrants will be taken across the country. Amid a huge discontent in......
03:32, 09/09/2019

From Flood-Hit Assam, A Photo Of Rhinos Huddled On A Small Piece Of Land A tiger escaped from the Kaziranga National Park in flood-ravaged Assam and stretched out on a shophouse bed Thursday, startling residents and shining a spotlight on the plight of animals caught up in......
07:00, 07/18/2019

Crucial Hearing On Assam Citizens' List In Supreme Court Today The Supreme Court, which is monitoring the updating of the controversial National Register of Citizens or the NRC in Assam, will today once again hear the case today, one of the last hearings on the......
01:16, 08/08/2019

Centre Extends Deadline To Update Assam Citizens' List NRC To July 31 The centre has extended the deadline to complete the ongoing exercise for updating the National Register of Citizens or NRC in Assam by one more month to July 30. The process had been extended in......
11:00, 06/29/2019

Tiger's "Bed N Breakfast" In Assam Home As Raging Waters Flood Kaziranga A Royal Bengal tiger looked out of place on a bed inside a house, in a photograph that emerged on Twitter on Thursday from Assam's Kaziranga, where floods have left many animals dead or displaced from......
01:00, 07/18/2019

"Genuine Voters Left Out": Mamata Banerjee To Amit Shah On Assam NRC Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee flagged the issue of citizens' register during her meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah today. Pointing out that 19 lakh people, may of whom were "genuine......
04:32, 09/19/2019

Heavy rain and floods in India's Assam kill at least 10 and displace more than 1 million Heavy monsoon rains in India's northeast Assam state displaced more than a million people from their homes and flash floods killed at least 10 in the past 72 hours, state authorities said on Saturday, warning the situation could worsen in coming days...
16:48, 07/13/2019

Assam To Fast Track Trial Of 73-Year-Old Tea Estate Doctor's Killing The Assam Government on Wednesday said that it has decided to fast track the trial into the merciless killing of Deven Dutta, a doctor at the Teok Tea Garden in Jorhat district last week....
19:16, 09/04/2019

India's Assam could plunge into chaos after final citizen list is released Experts and activists estimate that between 2 and 2.6 million people will be left out of Assam's final National Register of Citizens (NRC), to be released on August 30. The fate of these persons is still unknown....
11:32, 08/30/2019

Federal Tories to strengthen police checks of candidates following Rick Dykstra case A lawyer was hired by the Conservatives in March 2018 to probe how Rick Dykstra was allowed to continue on as a candidate in the 2015 election after the party learned he was accused of assaulting a woman who worked for another MP....
13:32, 05/03/2019

Jay Cutler Checks Out a Location for His Future Butcher Shop--and Kristin Cavallari Approves! Did Jay Cutler just find his butcher shop? Maybe! Kristin Cavallari's husband takes a big step toward making his store owner dreams a reality in this clip from Sunday's Very......
12:48, 05/07/2019

Trump flips stance on gun background checks, citing ‘very strong’ laws in place His move echoes a similar backpedaling that occurred after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida last yearDonald Trump has again walked back his support for legislation that would tighten background checks on gun sales after a pair of mass shootin...
18:00, 08/20/2019

Facebook Fact-Checks Fake Viral Video Of "Drunk" Nancy Pelosi Facebook has decided to show fact-check results of a viral tampered video, instead of removing it,slowed down intentionally to show US Speaker Nancy Pelosi talk in a slurred tongue....
03:00, 05/25/2019

One of Kurt Cobain's old royalty checks was found in the basement of a Seattle record store The owner of Seattle’s famous Easy Street Records has discovered a buried treasure in its basement. Matt Vaughan found a royalty check addressed to cultural icon Kurt Cobain with a value of $26.57 (closer to $50 in 2019) dated March 6, 1991, which wa...
19:48, 09/06/2019

UPDATE 2-Dozens of Airbus A380s face urgent checks after cracked part dug from ice Investigators probing an engine explosion on an Air France A380 in 2017 are studying a possible manufacturing flaw in a recently salvaged cracked part in a move likely to trigger urgent checks on dozens of Airbus superjumbos, people familiar with the...
12:32, 08/21/2019

In call with Trump, Pelosi and Schumer say any gun bill that doesn’t include background checks ‘will not get the job done’ The two Democratic leaders urged the president to endorse House-passed gun measures and pledged to join him for a “historic signing ceremony at the Rose Garden” if the legislation is passed....
14:16, 09/15/2019

Dan Crenshaw fact-checks NYT writer who wrongly accused him of not supporting 9/11 victims fund Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Tex, had a sharp response to a New York Times writer who accused him of not supporting the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, urging the liberal journalist to "check his facts."...
17:48, 06/11/2019

NRA spent $1.6 million lobbying against tougher background checks in run-up to latest mass shootings Calls for tougher background checks and gun control in general have increased yet again in the wake of three mass shootings in California, Texas and Ohio that have left more than 30 people dead....
15:48, 08/05/2019

Beto O'Rourke gun plan calls for mandatory buybacks, universal sale checks Democrat Beto O'Rourke, having resumed his campaign, detailed a plan Friday to curb gun violence by imposing a national gun licensing system and registry, and a mandatory buyback program for assault weapons....
06:00, 08/16/2019

Dunkin Donuts manager allegedly hired fake employee, pocketed checks A Florida Dunkin Donuts manager was busted for hiring a “fictitious” employee — and then pocketed all of the checks the worker would have received, according to new reports. Markia Nelson, 29, who works at the franchise’s location i...
11:00, 07/11/2019

Trump expects Mexico tariffs to go into effect next week President Trump said Tuesday that his administration would likely go ahead and impose new tariffs on Mexico on Monday despite talks this week between the White House and Mexican officials to resolve the situation....
10:16, 06/04/2019

AMC to rethink Georgia filming if abortion law takes effect ATLANTA — The network behind a show that’s become part of Georgia’s pop-culture fiber says it will “reevaluate” its activity in the state if a new abortion law goes into effect. “The Walking Dead” is an economic po...
21:32, 06/05/2019

US Supreme Court Allows Trump Asylum Restrictions To Take Effect The US Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed asylum restrictions by President Donald Trump's administration to take effect, preventing most Central American migrants from applying at the US border....
01:00, 09/12/2019

Trump's public attacks have 'no effect' on Fed policy, Rosengren says Trump's constant berating of the Fed and its actions does not influence the central bank's decisions, Boston Fed's Eric Rosengren says....
15:48, 07/19/2019

Hurricane forecasts may be running headlong into the butterfly effect Enlarge / Hurricane Florence on NOAA's GOES satellite in 2018. (credit: NOAA) Not that they're ones to brag about it, but hurricane forecasters have gotten a lot better at their jobs in recent years, especially when it comes to predicting where tro...
16:00, 08/12/2019

Trump: Mexico tariffs ‘will take effect,’ ‘foolish’ for GOP to block President Trump said Tuesday he expects his tariff threat against Mexico to “take effect” next week while adding it would be “foolish” for Republican lawmakers to try to block his move....
09:32, 06/04/2019

Lufthansa CEO sees no 'Greta Effect' on passenger numbers German airline Lufthansa expects passenger numbers to rise about 4% this year, its chief executive told a newspaper, playing down talk that public support for teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg might be curbing air travel....
02:00, 07/14/2019

Appeals court allows Trump abortion rules to take effect A federal appeals court says new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions can take effect. Courts in Washington, Oregon and California had blocked the rules from taking effect. The rules ban taxpayer-funded c...
13:48, 06/20/2019

The Latest: Trump expects tariffs on Mexico to go in effect WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and tariffs on Mexico (all times local): 9:45 a.m. President Donald Trump says he expects to begin hitting Mexico with tariffs next week in a dispute over illegal immigration. Trump says “m...
10:00, 06/04/2019

Asia stocks mixed as new US-China tariffs go into effect Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday as the latest round of U.S. and China tariffs kicked into effect over the weekend, while investors digested better-than-expected Chinese manufacturing activity....
04:01, 09/02/2019

Chicken and steak have similar effect on cholesterol: study Experts have long studied the risks of red meat, thought to increase the risk of heart disease and cancer. But a new study finds that consuming white meat — specifically poultry — affects blood cholesterol levels in about the same way that red meat d...
14:32, 06/04/2019

Climate change is having a devastating effect on vital organisms you can’t see Mankind is responsible for dramatic changes to Earths’ climate that may well spell doom for our continued existence on this planet. Scientists have proven it time and time again, and there’s absolutely heaps of evidence to support the cla...
04:00, 06/20/2019

Dribble no more: Physics can help combat that pesky “teapot effect” Enlarge Tea drinkers know all too well that annoying dribble from the kettle spout that so often occurs as one pours a nice refreshing cuppa. It's even known as the "teapot effect," and it usually happens when the tea is poured too slowly. Potters...
05:48, 05/17/2019

Brexit effect forces women to go to Netherlands for abortions Charity says visa delays making it harder for immigrant women in Ireland to travel to UKA pro-choice charity that for decades has helped thousands of Irish women access abortions in England is sending foreign nationals to the Netherlands due to tight...
09:32, 06/07/2019

AMC says it will ‘reevaluate’ filming in Georgia if abortion law takes effect AMC Networks calls the abortion legislation "highly restrictive" and says in a statement it will be closely watching what's likely to be "a long and complicated fight" over the law....
23:48, 06/05/2019

Euthanasia law takes effect in Australia's Victoria state Voluntary euthanasia became legal in the Australian state of Victoria on Wednesday, with the government saying it had extensive safeguards to prevent the process being misused while allowing people a compassionate choice over how they die....
03:00, 06/19/2019

US, Chinese tariffs officially take effect as trade war escalates The US and China began imposing tariffs on each other’s goods on Sunday, escalating the trade war between the two countries even as Beijing sounded a defiant tone. “The United States should learn how to behave like a responsible global po...
11:32, 09/01/2019

The Brandon Nimmo Effect is already in full swing for Mets WASHINGTON — To make a wild run and jump over the Cubs and three other teams, the Mets are going to need plenty of energy this last month of the regular season. That is where Brandon Nimmo comes into play. Nimmo supplied a good deal of offensive ener...
21:16, 09/02/2019

Latest US, Chinese tariff hikes take effect in trade war WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China went ahead with their latest tariff increases on each other’s goods Sunday, potentially raising prices Americans pay for some clothes, shoes, sporting goods and other consumer items in advance of the holi...
10:32, 09/01/2019

Alabama doctor vows to keep providing abortions when ban goes into effect An Alabama doctor has vowed to keep providing abortions when the state’s near-total ban against the procedure goes into effect. Dr. Yashica Robinson, who is the medical director of the Alabama Women’s Center for Reproductive Alternatives,...
12:16, 05/17/2019

Tetris Effect PC has issues, and I don’t care because 144Hz ultrawide Tetris Effect on PC is reminding me why I love this game so much, and it's incredible to experience it on an ultrawide display at 144 frames per second.Read More...
21:48, 07/23/2019

How to disable the blur effect on the Windows 10 login screen The blur effect on the Windows 10 login screen is new with version 1903, and it may not appeal to all users. There are three ways to disable this default feature....
16:32, 07/23/2019

Trump's 15% tariffs on $112 billion in Chinese goods take effect The Trump administration's latest round of tariffs on Chinese imports took effect Sunday, raising prices Americans pay for clothes, shoes, sporting goods and other consumer goods ahead of the holiday shopping season....
02:00, 09/01/2019

U.S. trade adviser Navarro: Mexico tariffs may not have to take effect White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Wednesday that U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods may not have to take effect because Washington now has Mexico's attention on the issue....
10:16, 06/05/2019

Dutch ‘burqa ban’ takes effect but police unlikely to enforce it A new Dutch law took effect Thursday banning face-covering clothing — including the burqa and niqab worn by conservative Muslim women — on public transportation, in government buildings and at health and education institutions....
13:48, 08/01/2019

No. 6 LSU hoping Chaisson's return has transformative effect LSU's K'Lavon Chaisson has one season left to fulfill the promise that once lured Tigers coach Ed Orgeron to the highly regarded pass rusher's Houston home at 4 a.m. for a recruiting pitch       ...
16:00, 08/22/2019

Cuba travel ban goes into effect: 800,000 cruise passengers impacted As of Wednesday, cruise ships and private vessels can no longer visit Cuba, the Commerce Department said. But what if you've already booked a cruise?        ...
11:16, 06/05/2019

SBI's New Interest Rates On Fixed Deposit Take Effect Today State Bank of India (SBI) FD interest rates: SBI revised its interest rates applicable to fixed deposits last month. SBI now provides interest rates of 5 per cent to the general public and 5.5 per......
11:16, 08/01/2019

California gas prices set to soar again as tax hike takes effect Gas prices in California, which are already the nation’s highest, are poised to climb further on Monday as a state gas tax increase goes into effect. The tax increase of 5.6 cents a gallon is the latest uptick in the Golden State since 2017, wh...
11:32, 06/30/2019

Texas gun law changes take effect one day after deadly shooting near Odessa and Midland A bulk of gun law changes took effect in Texas on Sunday, loosening restrictions a day after a shooting near Odessa and Midland left 7 people dead.        ...
20:00, 09/01/2019

New York’s ‘red flag’ gun-control measure goes into effect this weekend New York’s “red flag” law goes into effect Saturday, making the Empire State the 17th to put the gun-control measure in place. The regulations prevent people who show signs of being at risk to themselves or others from purchasing or owning a firearm,...
19:32, 08/22/2019

Positive effect from Apple's new iPads will be short lived Even though Apple just reported that iPad revenue for its fiscal second quarter had the highest growth rate in six years, the truth is that tablet shipments have been in a free-fall for some years now. The increasing size of smartphone screens is one...
16:16, 05/05/2019

Factbox: Effect of potential Mexico tariffs on U.S. companies U.S. companies have begun to respond to President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexican imports with mixed comments on the effects they would have on them and their customers....
10:16, 06/05/2019

Assam Chief Minister Flags Off Annual Mela At Guwahati's Kamakhya Temple Devotees from across the world thronged the famous Kamakhya temple atop the Nilachal hill in Assam's Guwahati to mark the beginning of the annual Ambabuchi Mela - one of the biggest religious......
01:00, 06/23/2019

BJP Social Media Cell Member Arrested For Post On Assam Chief Minister In his social media posts BJP IT cell member Nitu Bora had claimed the party's government in the state was unable to protect indigenous Assamese from migrant Muslim settlers...
20:32, 06/13/2019

People In Assam's River Islands Miss Citizen List Hearings Due To Floods The Assam floods have left the state paralysed, with around three dozen people killed and 54 lakh displaced. People living on islands along the Brahmaputra river are facing another problem....
12:16, 07/18/2019

Assam Citizens List India's Internal Matter: Foreign Minister Jaishankar The process of documenting and identifying illegal immigrants in Assam is India's "internal matter", External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said today as he held wide-ranging talks with his......
04:16, 08/20/2019

BJP, Nitish Kumar's Party Spar Over Assam-Style Citizens' List In Bihar Serious differences between Bihar's ruling alliance partners, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United and the BJP, over an Assam-style National Register for Citizens (NRC), have gone public....
04:16, 09/05/2019

Rare Rhinos In Kaziranga National Park In Danger As Assam Floods Worsen Floods in Assam worsened on Tuesday with incessant rain swelling already raging rivers, inundating villages and a rhinoceros sanctuary as 1,000 soldiers were deployed to rescue people fleeing the......
04:16, 07/16/2019

Final Assam Citizen List Tomorrow, Tense Wait For Over 41 Lakh: 10 Points The final Assam citizens' list will be published online at 10 am on Saturday, over a year after the first list that identifies whether a person is an Indian or a foreigner was released. The names of......
00:32, 08/30/2019

"Myth Of 40 Lakh Illegal Migrants Busted": Asaduddin Owaisi On Assam List AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday said that the "myth" of 40 lakh illegal migrants in Assam claimed by Home Minister Amit Shah had been busted, with the updated final National Register For......
12:00, 08/31/2019

Teach, Earn And Pay With Plastic: Assam School Brings Hope For Poor Kids Older children studying at the Akshar School for a few years have been trained to teach the younger students. They get paid for this, which encourages them to remain in the school and not drop out......
17:16, 05/20/2019

Cows Give More Milk When Krishna-Style Flute Played, Claims Assam BJP MLA Assam BJP MLA Dilip Kumar Paul on Tuesday defended his recent claim that cows produce more milk when they listen to tunes on the flute similar to the ones played by Lord Krishna, saying that it was......
20:32, 08/27/2019

Live Updates: Assam NRC Final List Tomorrow, Tense Wait For Over 41 Lakh The final Assam citizens' list will be published online at 10 am on Saturday, over a year after the first list that identifies whether a person is an Indian or a foreigner was released. The list is......
00:32, 08/30/2019

Chief Minister Assures People On Assam Citizens List, Promises Legal Aid Ahead of the publication of final National Register of Citizens or NRC, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal asked people today not to panic and said the state government will take all possible......
03:32, 08/30/2019

Final Assam Citizens' List Today, Status Of 41 Lakh At Stake: 10 Points The National Register of Citizens or NRC - a list intended to identify legal residents and weed out illegal immigrants from Assam - will be published at 10 am today, with around 41 lakh people......
17:00, 08/30/2019

Watch: School Building In Assam Crashes Into Brahmaputra Amid Heavy Rain As Assam reels under intense rain and floods that have affected about 15 lakh people and killed at least seven, a video from the Morigaon district showed dramatic visuals of a school building......
12:16, 07/13/2019

Additional 1 Lakh Excluded From Assam Citizen List Ahead Of July Deadline Over one lakh people more have been excluded from the draft National Register of Citizens or NRC in Assam. The additional draft exclusion list published today names 1.02 lakh people whose names......
02:48, 06/26/2019

Widowed Woman Appears On Final Assam Citizen List, Her 2 Sons Excluded Sixty-year-old Mohanmala Das was elated to see her name included in the National Register of Citizens (NRC) but her happiness was short-lived as she soon found out that the names of her sons were......
18:32, 08/31/2019

Live updates: Rainfall warning for Mumbai, situation grim in Assam, Bihar Heavy rains caused flash floods in Maharashtra's Thane district, where hundreds of marooned people were rescued from a train and other places, while the situation remained grim in Assam and Bihar....
22:48, 07/27/2019

Assam Chief Minister Hints At Bringing Law To Plug Citizens' List Gaps Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday indicated that the government may explore legislative options to deal with the wrongful inclusion of some names in the National Register of Citizens......
23:48, 08/19/2019

Not a single illegal immigrant will stay, says India after Assam register excludes millions Threat comes after controversial project in border state that forced 33 million residents to prove their heritageIndia’s home affairs minister has said his government “will not allow a single illegal immigrant to stay” amid outcry over a citizenship ...
22:32, 09/08/2019

Assam List: Supreme Court Instructs Officials, Cites Disturbing Reports The Supreme Court today told officers handling the Assam citizens' list to be accurate instead of rushing through verifying people to meet the July 31 deadline after which the final list will be......
02:32, 05/30/2019

Congolese soldiers to force hand-washing, fever checks after Ebola emergency declaration The World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency over the long-simmering Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.        ...
10:32, 07/18/2019

Trump Suggests ‘Marrying’ Background Checks With Immigration Reform After Weekend Bloodshed Across America President Donald Trump on Monday suggested Congress should consider “marrying” gun control legislation with immigration reform, following two mass shootings in which 29 people were killed in less than 24 hours — one of which happene...
15:48, 08/05/2019

Top Democrats renew call for Senate to come back into session to pass background checks legislation Top congressional Democrats renewed calls on Monday for the Senate to reconvene and pass background check legislation in the wake of two mass shootings over the weekend....
15:16, 08/05/2019

SCAM ALERT: Bogus money orders and cashier’s checks are being sent to potential victims through the mail (NBC News)   Bogus money orders and cashier’s checks are being sent to potential victims through the mail. The legitimate-looking documents are being sent with a letter, offering to pay consumers for becoming a so-called mystery shopper. Justin Pritc...
22:16, 07/29/2019

Democrats demand McConnell convene Senate to pass background checks after mass shootings As the nation reeled Sunday morning from news of a second mass shooting in the span of 13 hours, Democratic lawmakers began demanding that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell take action this week on long-stalled gun control legislation they argue...
05:16, 08/05/2019