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Poll panel says no to Sharad Yadav faction's claim over JD(U) symbol

Poll panel says no to Sharad Yadav faction's claim over JD(U) symbol

The Yadav group had on August 25 made a representation before the EC claiming that they were the rightful heir to the party symbol. Sharad Yadav has already been removed as the JDU's leader in the Upper House. The EC decision comes close on the heels of the Rajya Sabha secretariat asking Yadav and the other rebel party MP, Ali Anwar, to respond within a week to their party's petition seeking their disqualification from the Rajya Sabha membership for their "anti-party activities".


Florida Keys devastated by Irma, says governor

Florida Keys devastated by Irma, says governor

More than 270,000 people were without electricity , Florida Power & Light, a power utility company, said on its website. A Storm Surge warning has officially been instated from the South Santee River to Jupiter Inlet, North Miami Beach to the Ochlockonee River, the Florida Keys, and Tampa Bay.


Peterborough MP explains reasons for voting against government's European Union repeal bill

Peterborough MP explains reasons for voting against government's European Union repeal bill

Their claim was that the European Union withdrawal bill handed sweeping powers to government ministers that would allow them to by-pass the elected parliament. Jeremy Corbyn's party has said it will give the Government so-called Henry VIII powers . Tom Brake, the Liberal Democrat Brexit spokesman, turned his fire on the seven Labour rebels who helped hand the Government "sweeping anti-democratic powers".


Woman shot homeless man who asked her to move Porsche

Woman shot homeless man who asked her to move Porsche

According to police, Melton was trying to sleep on the sidewalk at 3 a.m.at 19th Avenue South and Chet Atkins place. He told police the suspect got back into her luxury vehicle and fled the scene. She grabbed her gun and put a magazine inside. He said his daughter told him there was no indication the man had been shot. Both Quackenbush and her friend left for dinner following the altercation, but when they returned to the Porsche it had turned into a crime scene.


Readout of the President's Briefing on Hurricanes Irma and Jose

Readout of the President's Briefing on Hurricanes Irma and Jose

Storm surges were largely to blame for the deaths and destruction brought about by Hurricane Katrina (2005). They may also seen a storm surge from three to five feet high. In one of the country's largest evacuations, about 5.6 million people in Florida - more than one-quarter of the state's population - were ordered to leave, and another 540,000 were ordered out on the Georgia coast.