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Dinakaran dropped from AIADMK after alleged bribery case

Dinakaran was the ruling AIADMK's candidate. Responding to former Tamil Nadu chief minister O. Panneerselvam-led AIADMK faction's demands for merger, the E. In a tweet on Wednesday, he thanked the AIADMK leaders and cadre for the cooperation extended to him and sought that unity be maintained in the party.


Mike Pence fires a fresh warning to North Korea

Mike Pence fires a fresh warning to North Korea

After some interagency discussion, the Trump administration issued a short official statement in the name of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, calling Pyongyang's action another failed test and stating that the US government would have no further comment.


Reinstate TP Senkumar as Police Chief, SC orders Kerala government

Reinstate TP Senkumar as Police Chief, SC orders Kerala government

The CAT was in agreement with the State Government's ruling that transferred Senkumar from the post of the state police chief. Ousted DGP T P Senkumar was happy to welcome the Supreme Court's order to reinstate him as the DGP again. "If not, why should the Chief Minister say I should take responsibility?" In the 1st year since I was removed, there have been 13 political murders in the State.


Pence reaffirms U.S.-Australia alliance following spat over refugee resettlement deal

Pence reaffirms U.S.-Australia alliance following spat over refugee resettlement deal

The US agreed to accept up to 1,250 asylum seekers now being held by Australia in processing camps on the islands of Papua New Guinea and Nauru. Pence told a joint news conference with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Sydney that the deal would be subject to vetting, and that honouring the deal "doesn't mean that we admire the agreement".



No measures for homebuyers that could impact house prices in Toronto: Morneau

A good long term initiative that will not help the resale market in the short term. There would be some exemptions for landlords doing capital improvements to properties. BMO had concerns about rent control, noting that the change could slow the construction of rental units. London and NY have shown that rent controls are a disincentive to building new units, because they curtail the potential return on investment for pension funds and other investors in these kinds of developments, said ...


France begins presidential vote in test for populism

France begins presidential vote in test for populism

Anger at the establishment is the sentiment driving voters in an election in which security, France's lagging economy, its 10-percent unemployment rate, and Islamist extremism are issues on the minds of those on the left and on the right. Le Pen and Macron are now ahead, though the results are not yet final. With France still under the state of emergency imposed after the Paris attacks of November 2015, security was tight.