• Congress leader G Parameshwara to be deputy CM of Karnataka
Congress leader G Parameshwara to be deputy CM of Karnataka

He has given permission to Venugopal to discuss all those matters and finalize everything. Deve Gowda said all secular forces must come together to save country from communal, undemocratic party. "There was nothing unethical", Shah told reporters here. Condemning the BJP for spreading lies, Horatti said: "The confusion is being created by BJP...

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  • USA issues steep list of demands for nuclear treaty with Iran
USA issues steep list of demands for nuclear treaty with Iran

In a video-message to the May 5 Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and Democracy in Washington , Mrs. Rajavi said the Iranian people "are calling on the global community, in particular the West, to support their uprising for the overthrow of the Iranian regime".

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  • 5 things you may not know about Unai Emery
5 things you may not know about Unai Emery

The 46-year-old Emery left Paris Saint-Germain when his contract expired at the end of the season after winning one Ligue 1 title and four domestic cups during his two-season spell in charge. "We lost against Real but they are showing that they are maybe still the strongest team in Europe", said Emery when announcing his departure. Arsenal...

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  • Texas schools tighten security after deadly shooting
Texas schools tighten security after deadly shooting

In the Santa Fe High School shooting , restrictions on bump stocks, assault weapons and high-capacity magazines and more strident background checks would not have affected suspect Dimitrios Pagourtzis' ability to obtain weapons. Reese Tisdale, a police detective and the son of victim Cynthia Tisdale , said in a statement read by a spokeswoman t...

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  • Two foreign climbers die while scaling world's highest peak, say Nepalese officials
Two foreign climbers die while scaling world's highest peak, say Nepalese officials

Kuriki was among 346 climbers with permits to climb Mount Everest from the Nepal side this season. Officials said his body was found in his tent at about 24,000 feet. "I feel the pain and difficulty of this mountain", a post said. In 2012, he lost nine fingertips to frostbite trying to climb the world's tallest mountain.

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  • FDA Lists Brand-Name Drugmakers That Obstruct Generic Development
FDA Lists Brand-Name Drugmakers That Obstruct Generic Development

The move is the latest Trump administration action to address high drug prices. "While we must continue to foster a competitive marketplace, PhRMA is concerned that FDA's release of the "inquiries" it has received lacks proper context and conflates a number of divergent scenarios", the organization said in a statement .

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  • China stops USA sorghum probe as trade talks continue
China stops USA sorghum probe as trade talks continue

Washington, May 18 China may buy up to United States dollars 200 billion worth of American goods under intense pressure from the Trump administration to reduce its massive trade deficit with the USA, a media report said today, amid a round of high-level trade talks between the world's two largest economies.

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  • Oliver, Olivia most popular baby names in Minnesota in 2017
Oliver, Olivia most popular baby names in Minnesota in 2017

The Social Security Administration released their most popular boy and girl baby names of 2017 in each state on Thursday. Isabella , Emma , Olivia , Sophia and Ava are the top names for girls. It's the first decision parents get to make for their babies: the name. . The third most popular name in OR for girls was (game-changer) Sophia .

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  • The father of the bride: Thomas Markle
The father of the bride: Thomas Markle

The last week has been a hellscape of speculation and accusations for Meghan Markle , 36, who is days away from marrying Prince Harry in Windsor Castle. Reports suggest the procedure has been completed and Thomas is alert and coherent, telling TMZ he believed doctors had implanted three stents in his blood vessels.

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  • Goldman Sachs-Backed Startup Launching 'Price-Stable' US Crypto Dollar
Goldman Sachs-Backed Startup Launching 'Price-Stable' US Crypto Dollar

Now, they have more resources to try and execute that vision. Circle , a U.S. cryptocurrency startup which counts Goldman Sachs among its backers, has closed a US$100 million Series E funding round that lifts the firm's private valuation to almost US$3 billion.

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  • Fracking: Government promises 'faster and fairer' planning decisions
Fracking: Government promises 'faster and fairer' planning decisions

He added "it is right to utilise our domestic gas resources to the maximum extent" and explore potential for onshore production. "Recent decisions on shale exploration planning applications remain disappointingly slow against a statutory time frame of 16 weeks where an Environmental Impact Assessment is required", the statement reads.

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  • Troubled Mothercare silent over future of five Northern Ireland stores
Troubled Mothercare silent over future of five Northern Ireland stores

However, statutory pre-tax losses slumped to £72.8m from a profit of £7.1m in 2017 due to costs associated with restructuring and closures, as well as store asset impairments and onerous leases. In 2013, the Early Learning Centre and Mothercare outlet store opened within the existing Mothercare (and former Children's World) unit at Parkgate Shoppin...

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  • Engler says Michigan State will 'emerge stronger' following $500M Nassar settlement
Engler says Michigan State will 'emerge stronger' following $500M Nassar settlement

ESPN announced on Wednesday the hundreds of survivors of Nassar's abuse will receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the 2018 ESPY awards. According to ESPN, $425 million will be distributed to 332 claimants, while the remaining $75 million will be held in reserve for two years should other victims come forward.

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  • James Ransone and Andy Bean Sign On For IT: Chapter Two
James Ransone and Andy Bean Sign On For IT: Chapter Two

James will join Hollywood heavyweight Jessica Chastain (Beverly) and, hopefully, James McAvoy (Bill) and Bill Hader (Ritchie ) who are both in talks to appear in the film . While Chastain, Hader and McAvoy are all relatively big names, Ransone and Bean less well-known. The flick will take the story further where the evil clown Pennywise re...

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  • CBS Controlling Shareholder Tightens Control Amid Feud
CBS Controlling Shareholder Tightens Control Amid Feud

However, the move was subject to court approval, and Redstone is expected to challenge the validity of the board action in the coming days. As for Friday's postponed shareholders meeting, CBS said the board will determine a new date, time and location.

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  • In veiled shot at Trump, Tillerson warns US democracy at risk
In veiled shot at Trump, Tillerson warns US democracy at risk

While warning the graduates about an integrity crisis threatening the country, he said that when citizens go wobbly on truth in the most trivial matters, they go wobbly on America. "This is the life of non-Democratic societies, comprised of people who are not free to seek the truth", Tillerson said. Trump pulled out of the deal last week, with su...

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  • PayPal acquires Swedish startup iZettle for $2.2 billion ahead of IPO
PayPal acquires Swedish startup iZettle for $2.2 billion ahead of IPO

US-based PayPal , a unit of eBay , said that its biggest acquisition to date would strengthen its platform for handling payment transactions at small businesses, particularly in Europe and Latin America. PayPal was up 1.7% to 79.20 on the stock market today . IZettle expects to generate gross revenues of approximately $165 million United Stat...

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  • Missing Camden toddler spotted in Iowa almost a month after disappearance
Missing Camden toddler spotted in Iowa almost a month after disappearance

Surveillance footage showed Willian Ray, Jessica Ray and Dakota at a hospital in Iowa May 14, according to the NCMEC statement. Dakota Ray went missing with her parents from SC but authorities believe the couple may be in or on their way to Minnesota.

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  • Bumble Bee CEO indicted for tuna price fixing
Bumble Bee CEO indicted for tuna price fixing

Lischewski is the fourth person to be charged as a result of the ongoing federal antitrust investigation into the packaged seafood industry, which is being conducted by the Antitrust Division's San Francisco Office and the FBI's San Francisco Field Office, according to the U.S.

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  • California Starbucks Employee Writes Racial Slur on Latino Customer's Cup
California Starbucks Employee Writes Racial Slur on Latino Customer's Cup

Pedro said that the barista called his name when the order was completed, USA Today reported . "I asked him if he realized what they had put on his cup". Hernandez said she and Pedro met with the chain's district manager Thursday morning. "He accepted our apology", the spokesman, Nate Nesbitt, said.

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