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Indian EC to hold EVM challenge

Apart from demanding that VVPAT-equipped EVMs be used, the party plans to approach the Election Commission with the request that votes registered in EVMs and paper trails of 25 per cent randomly chosen booths be tallied. Besides EVMs, the meeting is expected to deliberate on making bribery in elections a cognisable offence, disqualification on framing of charges for the offences of bribery in elections and suggestions in VVPAT recount Rules. Consulte Mais Informação

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HOF Lions safety Yale Lary passes away at 86

HOF Lions safety Yale Lary passes away at 86

Yale led by example and raised the level of all his teammates that resulted in multiple league titles for the Detroit Lions. Lary is one 20 former Lions enshrined in the Hall of Fame . "Kicking from the end zone, Yale invariably put the ball across midfield with enough hang time to let us cover the kick", team captain and Hall of Fame linebacker Joe Schmidt recalled. Consulte Mais Informação

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Associates skeptical Comey cleared Trump in Russian Federation investigation

Trump also called Comey a "showboat" and a "grandstander". Sanders in an interview , said that the President told her that the then-FBI director assured him "on three separate occasions" that he was not under investigation. I texted back and asked her mom what might have motivated Abby Grace to pay Comey a visit. The Trump administration said on Tuesday Comey was sacked because of his handling of the Clinton email probe. Consulte Mais Informação

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People's Climate March calls for change across the country

People's Climate March calls for change across the country

In fact, Trump has tweeted more than 50 times, Mic reported in March, that climate change must be a "Chinese hoax " or remarking on the cold NY winters and wishing for a "big fat dose" of global warming. Saharlah Farah, a 16-year old immigrant from Somalia who lives in Portland, Maine, talked about how climate change could take a larger toll on marginalized groups that have fewer financial resources. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump insists no evidence of collusion with Russia

Trump insists no evidence of collusion with Russia

There was an 18-day period between when former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates told the White House about Flynn's communications with the Russians and when Trump asked for Flynn's resignation. The simmering controversy over Russia's alleged meddling in last year's USA election returns to the spotlight on Tuesday, with a former top Justice Department official set to testify on links between President Donald Trump's advisors and Moscow. Consulte Mais Informação

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China's Xi pledges to support Paris climate agreement

Climate change was widely seen as one of the few bright spots of cooperation between Beijing and the previous Obama administration in Washington. At the Tuesday briefing, Spicer was repeatedly asked by reporters about the Paris decision, and he affirmed that Trump "wants to make sure that he has an opportunity to continue to meet with his team to create the best strategy for this country going forward". Consulte Mais Informação

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After Trump, it's phone call with Xi

But the Filipino leader - whose brutal, extrajudicial drug war has yielded thousands of dead bodies since he took office in June - conceded U.S. -Philippines relations had brightened since Trump took office. He is accused of overseeing more than 7,000 extrajudicial killings in his war on drugs since his election past year. Kine said Trump may damage human rights by making overly friendly overtures to Duterte, who is facing accusations of mass murder before the International Criminal Court. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ex-comandante do Costa Concordia condenado a 16 anos de prisão

Ex-comandante do Costa Concordia condenado a 16 anos de prisão

O homem de 56 anos já tinha sido condenado em primeiro instância em fevereiro de 2015, por homicídio involuntário, naufrágio e abandono de baco. O tribunal de apelação confirmou em maio de 2016 a condenação de 16 anos e um mês de prisão. Visivelmente dececionados, os advogados declararam que vão agora ler atentamente a fundamentação da decisão judicial e que ponderam recorrer para o Tribunal Europeu "caso haja argumentos para isso". Consulte Mais Informação

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Ataque cibernético em hospital foi parte de ação internacional, diz Reino Unido

Ataque cibernético em hospital foi parte de ação internacional, diz Reino Unido

No ataque, uma janela aparece nas telas dos computadores dos funcionários exigindo o pagamento com a moeda virtual bitcoin a fim de obter acesso a arquivos, disse um porta-voz da Telefónica. O jornal português Diário de Notícias informa que a operação criminosa ocorre também em diferentes empresas instaladas no país. O ataque é conhecido como " ransomware " porque "sequestra" arquivos no disco e depois pede resgate. Consulte Mais Informação

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Not involved in Lt Fayaz's killing, claims Hizbul chief

Not involved in Lt Fayaz's killing, claims Hizbul chief

The Centre on Wednesday assured justice for the murder of Army officer Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz, who was killed by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district. Dinkar said the person who gives information about the trio will be suitable rewarded. Thokar is suspected to have joined the Hizb in September 2015 and Gayas-ul-Islam, code name Fahad, followed him 13 months later. Consulte Mais Informação

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Amphibious military exercises moving ahead on Guam

Amphibious military exercises moving ahead on Guam

The weeklong drills involve U.S., British, French and Japanese troops. The vessel did not hit coral or spill any fuel, he said, and no one was injured. Republican Bob Corker, Democrat Ben Cardin and five other senators wrote the letter to President Donald Trump, saying they supported a recent USA military assessment that China is militarizing the South China Sea and is continuing a "methodical strategy" to control it. Consulte Mais Informação

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No new flooding in Kelowna, BC, overnight but threat remains

No new flooding in Kelowna, BC, overnight but threat remains

Crews have delivered more than 115 truckloads of sand across the Central Okanagan at more than 25 locations as homeowners have been taking steps to protect their properties with more than 200,000 sandbags placed so far. Emergency responders continued to monitor creek and lake levels, and previous alerts and orders - including evacuation orders for hundreds of properties - remained in effect, the advisory said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Captain of shipwrecked Costa cruise liner heads to jail

Captain of shipwrecked Costa cruise liner heads to jail

In February 2015 the captain was given ten years for manslaughter, five for causing a shipwreck, one for abandoning ship, and a further month for giving false information to port authorities. His lawyer said he might appeal to the European Court of Human Rights. During his trial Schettino was accused of showing off to his lover, Moldovan nightclub dancer Domnica Cemortan, when he steered the ship too close to the island as a "salute". Consulte Mais Informação

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Navy SEAL from ME killed in Somalia operation

A spokesman for al Shabaab, which wants to overthrow Somalia's weak Western-backed government and impose its own strict brand of Islamic law, said USA troops had attacked one of their bases. Milliken was killed in the ensuing firefight and two other Americans were wounded. The Navy Seal's death is the first since the United States intervention in Somalia in 1993 when 18 special forces soldiers died fighting in Mogadishu . Consulte Mais Informação

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England, France handed tough Rugby World Cup draw

Pool A features No. 4 Ireland , No. 5 Scotland , No. 11 Japan , Europe 1 and a playoff victor (Europe 2 versus Oceania 3). The ninth Rugby World Cup, the first in Asia, takes place from September 20 to November 2, 2019. "It's very hard but we will try to match our rivals and to get out of the pool", said Noves, whose side also look set to play either the United States or Canada, and Fiji or Samoa. Consulte Mais Informação

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UNESCO passes resolution critical of Israel's actions in Jerusalem

UNESCO passes resolution critical of Israel's actions in Jerusalem

In an appeal for religious tolerance and unity against a scourge of radicalization, US President Donald Trump has chosen to. According to Israeli diplomatic officials, when Sweden made clear that it would vote for the measure, other European Union countries who were not comfortable with it - led by Italy, the Netherlands, Greece and Lithuania - chose to vote against. Consulte Mais Informação

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All Blacks draw Springboks in 2019 Rugby World Cup pool

Pundits are calling it a dream draw for the Wallabies at the 2019 Rugby World Cup, but coach Michael Cheika has warned against complacency in their Japan campaign. 2003 RWC Champions England was drawn with France, Argentina, America 1 and Oceania 2 qualifiers in Pool C. Twelve teams of an eventual 20 learned their fate at a glitzy draw ceremony in Kyoto, Japan's ancient capital, more than two years before the tournament starts. Consulte Mais Informação

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