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Parrikar to contest from Panaji as sitting MLA resigns

Parrikar to contest from Panaji as sitting MLA resigns

Former Defence Minister Parrikar hasn't vacated his Rajya Sabha seat from Uttar Pradesh, as instructed to him by BJP for the upcoming Presidential Polls. Tendulkar, who was present when Kuncalienkar resigned as MLA on Wednesday afternoon said, "It was the party's decision to ask Sidharth to vacate the seat".



Oil up after US inventories drop

Crude inventories fell 5.2-million barrels in the week to May 5, the US Energy Information Administration said. Crude oil prices drifted lower on Tuesday as investors continued to express concerns over slowing demand and the rise in US crude output.



Trump Praises Aussie Medicare After Repealing Obamacare

Trump's statement made Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders laugh out loud during his appearance on MSNBC's " All In with Chris Hayes " late Thursday. The president's comment raised eyebrows, coming just after the U.S. Australia, by the way, has universal healthcare. At the patch-up meeting, Trump delivered a charm offensive through his speech at an event to honour the 75th anniversary of Australian and U.S.


Los Angeles Olympic organizers putting their plans on display

Los Angeles Olympic organizers putting their plans on display

The commission is now in Los Angeles . Los Angeles-based Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel was also in attendance. Los Angeles and Paris officials will also attend the July meetings at the International Olympic Committee headquarters, where the International Olympic Committee is also expected to announce whether it will award both the 2024 and 2028 Games this year.



Trump reassures Abbas at the White House

Palestinians are watching closely, including the leader of the radical Hamas movement Khaled Meshaal, who called on Trump to break with past approaches to Middle East peace. Abbas said a peace deal would help fight terrorism, including ISIS. "I want to see peace with Israel and the Palestinians". But he repeatedly praised Trump , saying that he was "looking forward to working with" him "toward a historic peace deal" and lauded the commander-in-chief for his "courageous stewardship and ...


Time Inc. to Sell Some Assets Amid Push to Move Beyond Magazines

Time Inc. to Sell Some Assets Amid Push to Move Beyond Magazines

The company said print advertising revenue, which makes up a third of total revenue, fell about 21 percent to $212 million in the first quarter ended March 31, while digital advertising sales surged 32 percent to $119 million. Revenue fell to $636 million from $690 million. In addition to reporting earnings, the publisher said it changed up its board, appointing John Fahey, the lead independent director, to non-executive chairman.