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Author: 0 Nicola Sturgeon hails 'emphatic' SNP election results

The only way to stop the nationalists is to vote Labour. Nationally, May's party gained more than 550 council seats and swept to shock victories in mayoralty contests in the West Midlands and Tees Valley. The First Minister will point to Mrs May's refusal to entertain allowing Scotland to remain in the European single market - which has led Ms Sturgeon to call a second independence referendum - as evidence that the Tories are "starting to believe they can do anything to Scotland and get away ...

World Delhi HC clears decks for IT assessment into National Herald case
Author: 0 Delhi HC clears decks for IT assessment into National Herald case

Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi are majority shareholders of Young Indian Private Ltd in which Motilal Vora and Oscar Fernandes too are stakeholders. In August past year, the court had issued notices to Sonia, Rahul and five others on Swamy's application seeking presentation of documents from Associated Journals Pvt.

World Mayawati expels close aide Naseemuddin Siddiqui and his son from BSP
Author: 0 Mayawati expels close aide Naseemuddin Siddiqui and his son from BSP

In some of the seven purported audio tapes which Siddiqui released after playing them for the media, Mayawati can be heard pressing Siddiqui to do the "work" (raising of money) urgently. Referring to the various charges levelled against him at the time of his expulsion, Siddiqui said they were baseless. "When Mishra came to BSP, Naseemuddin was very perturbed.He (Mishra) is working with full devotion and gives me more respect than his real sisters.He has been with me through all my problems ...

World Merlin 'confident of reopening' water rides after child's death at separate park
Author: 0 Merlin 'confident of reopening' water rides after child's death at separate park

She was a pupil at the private Jameah Girls Academy in Leicester. While the park will open on Saturday, the ride will remain shut along with ones that overlook it as a mark respect to her family, officials said. She was pulled from the water and rushed to a hospital, where she died. The Health and Safety Executive has been carrying out investigations at the site following the incident.

Author: 0 Will hold EVM challenge with machines of recent polls: CEC Nasim Zaidi

There are total of 33 cases which have been filed in different courts (including the Supreme and the High courts) of the country, out of which 27 have been dismissed by the judiciary. Bhardwaj said.The EC, however, has said that it hasn't backed out, and had accepted the AAP's demand of being given a machine. The Election Commission too has repeatedly asserted that the EVMs can not be tampered with.

World 8 members of Penn State frat due in court in pledge's death
Author: 0 8 members of Penn State frat due in court in pledge's death

Before court, Action News spoke with Centre County Distrtict Attorney Stacy Parks Miller. He said he screamed at members to do something, and that's when member Jonah Neuman, who was charged with involuntary manslaughter, aggravated assault, and other offenses in the case, shoved him against a wall and told him to leave.

Author: 0 Steve Harvey Isn't Apologizing For The Don't Talk To Me Memo

Among the changes: "No stopping by or popping in". If you open my door, expect to be removed. Steve Harvey complained in the email that he would be sitting in his makeup chair and staff would walk in the room. The program's face and main talent, Harvey, reportedly failed to show up to the celebratory staff party as he did not want to rub shoulders with those he addressed in the memo.

World Pakistani police: 15 killed in bombing that wounded lawmaker
Author: 0 Pakistani police: 15 killed in bombing that wounded lawmaker

Police say Friday's attack occurred in the town of Mastung, about 50 kilometers from the provincial capital of Quetta. At least 37 people who received serious wounds from the blast were transferred to Quetta, said Dr Ahmed. Condemning the attack, President Mamnoon Hussain expressed the state's resolve to protect the public by completely eradicating terrorism from the country.

Author: 0 IPL 2017: Smith acknowledges RPS hopes pinned on other results

However, Smith was trapped in front of the stumps by Nadeem on the first ball after the break to spice up the contest. Needing an improbable 25 off the last over, Tiwary made things interesting with sixes off the first two balls before being bowled by Pat Cummins.

World GSEB HSC Class 12 science stream 2017 results 2017 declared
Author: 0 GSEB HSC Class 12 science stream 2017 results 2017 declared

Past year the pass percentage of Class 12 Science stream was 86.10 per cent. Enter your registration number and other details in the corresponding fields. About GUJARAT Board : The Gujarat Board of education GSEB is one of the biggest academic units that takes the charge of conducting exams every year with the motive to achieve the academic excellence by conceptualizing policies and operational plannings.

World Gold slips on low demand, silver rebounds
Author: 0 Gold slips on low demand, silver rebounds

Spot gold was steady at US$1,226.13 per ounce by 0810 GMT, after touching US$1,223.34, its lowest since March 16. In an interview to a leading business agency on the previous day, Pyongyang's ambassador to the United Kingdom, Choe Il informed that N Korea is ready to conduct 6th nuclear test.

World Reliance JioFiber Preview Offer launched in Mumbai, Delhi-NCR, Ahmedabad and more
Author: 0 Reliance JioFiber Preview Offer launched in Mumbai, Delhi-NCR, Ahmedabad and more

After the successful run of Reliance Jio mobile network, the telecom industry is all set to come up with its Broadband service named as Jio fibre. The wired JioFiber connections will not be for home users only though, as Ambani had mentioned in his September AGM that the multi-gigabyte service will be launched for enterprises as well, and will cover the top 100 cities of India.

World Madhya Pradesh declared Class 10 exams result 2017
Author: 0 Madhya Pradesh declared Class 10 exams result 2017

Results will be put up on the state board's official website , at 10 am. A total of 7,70,884 students had appeared for Madhya Pradesh Class 12 HSSC Exams in 2016. There are chances that the website may not work properly due to thousands of students visiting the website at the same time. Candidates ready with Hall Ticket Number and other details to check the Madhya Pradesh HSC Class 10th Results 2017 Online.

World China's trade with Belt & Road countries hit 20 tln yuan
Author: 0 China's trade with Belt & Road countries hit 20 tln yuan

On May 13th (Saturday), leaders from various countries across Asia and Europe ( including North Korea ) will arrive in Beijing for the much-anticipated Belt and Road Forum where they will discuss China's grand plans of establishing a new Silk Road of highways and high-speed trains through the "One Belt, One Road" initiative.

Author: 0 Most Americans Oppose Republican's New Health Care Plan

Earlier McConnell was defensive when asked about the 13-member group, insisting that the real work on health care was being done by the entire 52-member Republican caucus. But Rounds said the Senate isn't bound by the House's plan. Nothing actually changed after the House vote and will not change until if and when the Senate approves their bill.

Author: 0 NHS cyber attack spreads to Scotland

Researchers at Tripwrire describe it as "nothing out of the ordinary" but it still encrypts files on the infected computer and demands a ransom for unlocking them, rendering networks unusable until it is. The exploit was first discovered by the National Security Agency, whose hacking tools were leaked by a group called the Shadow Brokers . Hospitals across the country appear to have been simultaneously hit by a bug in their IT systems, leading to many diverting emergency patients.

World Australia 'Open' to US Request for More Troops in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Australia 'Open' to US Request for More Troops in Afghanistan

Speaking alongside Merkel, Stoltenberg stressed that "no one has asked for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to take over a combat role in Syria or Iraq", where its members are already active. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation officials have called for new deployments to Afghanistan. Officials told VOA that President Donald Trump has not yet been briefed on an Afghanistan defense plan, but experts said plans are expected to be discussed later this month.

World Roger Stone denies reports linking him to Trump-Comey decision
Author: 0 Roger Stone denies reports linking him to Trump-Comey decision

A source familiar with the conversation - which took place after Comey appeared at a hearing last week on Capitol Hill - confirmed to CNN that Stone advised Trump to sack the Federal Bureau of Investigation boss. "We talk politics. Beyond that, I'm not going to characterize it because if I do then that indiscretion would most likely mean that those conversations would end", he told The Washington Post in April.

World Euro Hits Six-Month's High On Emanuel Macron Victory
Author: 0 Euro Hits Six-Month's High On Emanuel Macron Victory

He needs to win a majority of seats in the 577-seat National Assembly in order to govern effectively. The French centrist's defeat of nationalist Marine Le Pen spelled relief for investors who had feared another populist upheaval after Britain's vote to exit the European Union and Donald Trump's shock election as USA president.

World Trump wants 'goddamned steam' catapults on new aircraft carriers
Author: 0 Trump wants 'goddamned steam' catapults on new aircraft carriers

Ford in Newport News, Va., and said that he was told the catapult on it does not have enough power. "No sir." I said, "Ah, how is it working?" "'Sir, this is our digital catapult system, ' he said". As Defense Industry Daily notes, "The result is a large, heavy, maintenance-intensive system that operates without feedback control; and its sudden shocks shorten airframe lifespans for carrier-based aircraft".

World Stone vows to cooperate with Senate committee
Author: 0 Stone vows to cooperate with Senate committee

After President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, Senators Richard Burr and Mark Warner, the top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, both said they were troubled by his decision. "He didn't turn those documents over, so we have subpoenaed those documents", Lankford said. Former acting U.S. attorney general Sally Yates testified at a high-profile hearing on Monday that she had warned the White House in January that Flynn had been compromised and could have ...

Author: 0 Bolstered by US Military Aid, Raqqa Showdown to Begin in June

The SDF's increased pressure on ISIS from each flank allowed the partnered forces to accelerate the pace of the fight, clear the final neighborhoods of Tabqa and isolate the dam, he said. Mattis met with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım on the sidelines of a counterterrorism summit in London, focused on efforts to defeat the Somali terror group Al-Shabaab.

World US sees Iran working to preserve nuclear deal
Author: 0 US sees Iran working to preserve nuclear deal

Calling the DPRK "an increasingly grave national security threat" to the United States, Coats said the DPRK had taken "initial steps" toward fielding a mobile intercontinental ballistic missile. Russian Federation is attempting to modernize its nuclear and conventional weapons systems as well as its asymmetric capabilities in order to reach qualitative parity with the United States, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said in a congressional testimony on Thursday.

World Michelle Obama criticizes Trump school lunch decision
Author: 0 Michelle Obama criticizes Trump school lunch decision

Today, AP employs the latest technology to collect and distribute content - we have daily uploads covering the latest and breaking news in the world of politics, sport and entertainment. This is not the first time Obama has slammed Trump. . But it's clear, based on Obama and Kass' remarks on Friday, that they have not arrived at the same conclusion.

World Eric: Rain returns Friday
Author: 0 Eric: Rain returns Friday

Temperatures were going to be in the mid to high 50s. We're also dry for one more day before rain returns for Mother's Day weekend. Showers and thunderstorms continue across parts of East Alabama at midafternoon, and new showers are forming over the western counties of the state as an upper trough moves in from the west.