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UP govt refuses sanction to prosecute Yogi in 2007 Gorakhpur riots

UP govt refuses sanction to prosecute Yogi in 2007 Gorakhpur riots

A request was made to issue directions to hand over the investigation to an independent agency. Yogi Adityanath, the then Gorakhpur MP, was instructed by the District Magistrate to not visit the site as it may create tensions. The top bureaucrat was summoned by the court to explain why the five people, including Adityanath, were not being prosecuted in a case of riots in Gorakhpur in 2007.


Trump was looking to fire Comey from day one: White House

Trump was looking to fire Comey from day one: White House

McCabe sidestepped the question, saying he could not comment on an ongoing investigation. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, nominally the Federal Bureau of Investigation director's boss, already has had to recuse himself because he met with the Russian ambassador to the United States during the transition - a fact he failed to disclose during his confirmation hearing.


Motorcyclist bursts into flames after colliding with truck in China

Motorcyclist bursts into flames after colliding with truck in China

He hit one of the truck's saddle tanks, which immediately engulfed him, his bike, and the truck's cab in flames. Mr Chen can be seen rolling around on the ground in an attempt to extinguish the flames that had found their way onto his trouser pants, and the two men ran to him and dragged him away from the truck and to safety.



SpaceX to launch secret spy mission today, land Falcon

The rocket was originally scheduled to liftoff Sunday, but it was delayed by one day after SpaceX detected an issue with a sensor on the rocket's first stage. The classified payload for this morning's NROL-76 launch is suspected to be a data relay satellite, according to Space News . A few minutes after the launch, a tall portion of the rocket flew back to Earth and made a successful controlled landing at Cape Canaveral.


Stephen Colbert's Audience Applauds James Comey Firing

Stephen Colbert's Audience Applauds James Comey Firing

Rosenstein's memo focused only on Comey's handling of last year's investigation into Democrat Hillary Clinton's email practices. Democrats also continued to hammer President Donald Trump's decision on Comey. The unease expressed by key committee chairs and rank-and-file lawmakers alike on Wednesday came even as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell echoed White House talking points on the issue and tried to shut down talk of a special prosecutor to investigate Russian Federation issues.


Amazon's Touch-Screen Smart Speaker Solves a Big Problem with AI Assistants

Amazon's Touch-Screen Smart Speaker Solves a Big Problem with AI Assistants

According to reports , Amazon has been able to sell around 8 million Echo devices since its debut till January this year, but is now facing stiff competition from Google Home smart speakers and is, therefore, upping its game and also introducing new changes and products to stay ahead of the curve.