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by | May 16, 2017 | 17:56

She is Manchu Lakshmi, the firebrand daughter of senior actor-producer-director Manchu Mohan Babu. For nearly five years, the father of a young woman who was raped on December 16, 2012, and died of injuries 13 days later, had slept fitfully.

by | May 16, 2017 | 18:07

Health workers reported being locked out of their systems and seeing messages demanding ransom payments to regain access. British Prime Minister Theresa May said there was no evidence patient data had been compromised and added that the attack had not specifically targeted the National Health Service.

by | May 16, 2017 | 19:08

Kim said North Korea would stage more nuclear and missile tests in order to ideal nuclear bombs needed to deal with U.S. North Korea's latest missile was sacked Sunday at around 5:27 a.m. The intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) has been identified as the Hwasong-12, a new name given to the missile by North Korea. On Monday, Pyongyang made the extraordinary claim that its latest test proved the country had a rocket capable of carrying a large nuclear warhead and that the United ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 18:30

A readout of the talk provided by the Kremlin said that the leaders were likely to meet face-to-face at the G20 Summit in Germany in July. The US said it would be sending a representative to ceasefire talks in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, on Wednesday.

by | May 16, 2017 | 19:14

Indian border forces allegedly killed a 60-year-old "Pakistani" woman early on Monday on the suspicion that she was intruding into Indian territory, The Hindu an Indian daily, reported . Earlier this month, India accused Pakistani forces of killing two soldiers patrolling the LoC and mutilating their bodies. In March this year, the BSF had shot dead a Pakistani intruder who was trying to infiltrate from along the worldwide border in Gurdaspur.

by | May 16, 2017 | 18:10

It is now turning into the centre of gravity for half of the world's economies - in Asia, in Africa and in Europe. "We might change our minds", he said. Chinese officials insist the initiative is purely commercial, but foreign diplomats and political analysts also see an effort by the Communist Beijing government to promote its ambitions of rewriting global rules on trade and security and to reduce the USA presence in Asia.

by | May 16, 2017 | 17:51

Mourinho's side must beat Ajax in Stockholm later this month to gain a Champions League berth for next season via victory in Europe's secondary club competition. But we tried to give minutes to the people that need minutes and to protect people that need to be protected. But if everything goes normal and we have no problems, Sergio plays the final.

by | May 16, 2017 | 18:33

Today's decision follows a December opinion issued by the Court's Advocate-General, Eleanor Sharpston, who also decided that the agreement covered a number of issues that are shared competence between the member states and the EU. In a closely watched decision, the European Union court said that any trade deal that includes a non-court dispute settlement system would require ratification by the EU's 38 national and regional authorities.

by | May 16, 2017 | 17:49

Previous reports have suggested Trump is leaning towards exiting the deal, but there has been no official confirmation from the administration of when an announcement would come. Ivanka Trump plans to meet separately with Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt, who has said publicly over the last month that the United States should pull out of the deal.

by | May 16, 2017 | 18:50

As India prepares to face Pakistan at the worldwide platform, reports suggest that the former's defence is only based on the fact that they have been denied the right to consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav. Meanwhile, former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee said that India can counter Pakistan's argument of lack of jurisdiction by pointing out that actually the trial by the Pakistan military was like a kangaroo court.

by | May 16, 2017 | 17:52

Reacting to the rampant political killings in Kerala especially those of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, the Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah on Tuesday criticised the state government over the recent killings of RSS and BJP workers.

by | May 16, 2017 | 18:46

The search for Comey's successor will begin in earnest on Saturday, when Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein plan to interview four candidates for a nominee that Trump will send to the Senate. Mr Trump said in an interview with television network NBC that the Russian Federation investigation factored into his decision to fire Mr Comey. He also called Comey a "showboat" and "grandstander", generating anger within the Federal Bureau of Investigation and ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 18:12

Amid the ever-widening scope of the government's probe into members of Donald Trump's campaign possibly colluding with Russian Federation, the White House's response to a North Korean missile test is a tad unusual. The president said the envoys will meet with high-ranking officials to exchange ideas and explain the new South Korean government's policy plans. "If the U.S.

by | May 16, 2017 | 18:01

Ankara views the YPG as an extension of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, which has been waging a decades-old insurgency in Turkey. The US military command in the Middle East, Centcom, confirmed the liberation of Tabqa, situated on the Euphrates River about 55 kilometres upstream from Raqqa.

by | May 16, 2017 | 17:05

It's Arsenal's second win in three days, having beat Manchester United by the same scoreline on Sunday . "We have to show it again, we know we have to play to win the games", he told reporters. Every time we play good quality football with chances, but without the clinical edge and it's harsh on the players. Mark Hughes believes Stoke City can upset Arsenal's Champions League qualification hopes on Saturday , the manager saying his side is ready to fulfil their own ambitions of ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 17:50

McCullough will go and compete at the Miss Universe pageant. " I'm extremely thankful for this opportunity ", she said after the event. When asked is she believed access to medical care was a right or a privilege , McCullough responded: "I'm definitely going to say it's a privilege ".

by | May 16, 2017 | 18:25

Mr Valls said that "I will be a candidate in the presidential majority and I wish to join up to his movement, the Republic on the Move". Although every recent French presidential election has been followed by the winner's party going on to take control of parliament, the outcome this time around has been made murky by Macron's lack of an established base.

by | May 16, 2017 | 18:30

He has been linked to the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST), though the reasons for his detention are now unclear. No specifics about their respective alleged crimes have been released. He was visiting the country on one of a handful of a guided tours organized by private companies where foreign tourists are chaperoned by North Korean minders and shown the country's good side.

by | May 16, 2017 | 18:20

Speaking to reporters during his visit to China, Putin said Monday that "there's nothing good about" the launch. The pictures featured a long nose-coned projectile that appeared to be similar to missiles displayed during an April 15 military parade for the birth anniversary of state founder Kim Il-sung, the current leader's grandfather.

by | May 16, 2017 | 18:42

It went on to call on Pyongyang to phase out its nuclear and missile program and enforce a total ban on nuclear and missile tests, arguing that the development of missile and nuclear weapons is being carried out by Pyongyang at the expense of ordinary people, who " have great unmet need ".

by | May 16, 2017 | 18:26

A large group of onlookers, some carrying European flags, stood outside the chancellery as Macron arrived. "The appetite for this deal should be good, but we will be watching it closely because parliamentary elections are coming up and they will determine whether Macron can form an effective government", said ING strategist Benjamin Schroeder.

by | May 16, 2017 | 17:45

U.S. President Donald Trump warned in an interview with Reuters this month that a "major, major conflict" with North Korea was possible. John Schilling, a North Korean analyst, wrote on 38 North that the regime's successful missile test represented a level of performance "never before seen" from a North Korean missile, adding that it would have flown a distance of some 4,500 kilometers if launched at a flatter trajectory, which would place all of South Korea, Japan and US military bases ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 18:25

In a statement, the 15-member Council demanded that Pyongyang conduct no further such tests. Asked if North Korea's missile programme was developing faster than the South had expected, he said: "Yes". "If South Korea, China, and Japan decide to stage the World Cup, it can be really appealing to others in terms of financial conditions", Chung said.

by | May 16, 2017 | 18:27

Given that, the prospect for improved ties between Seoul and Beijing isn't clear, with some saying China won't back down until it gets a major concession on the system's deployment and others saying China is also eager for improved ties and will settle for less as long as it can save face on the missile-defense issue.

by | May 16, 2017 | 18:34

Trump has previously lambasted the nuclear deal with Iran and supported calls for additional sanctions over the country's ballistic missile program. Jones clarified that they had not shared this information with the Russians nor does he claim that Russia or Iran is directly involved.

by | May 16, 2017 | 17:07

The Senators were aware this game was going to be a lot different than the 2-1 overtime victory in Game 1 Saturday. PITTSBURGH - The Ottawa Senators heard the naysayers. They get it. They understand it. "We didn't do any extraordinary things", Boucher said. "We just did the ordinary well and we stuck to it". The Senators stressed they weren't simply just happy to reach the NHL's final four for the first time in a decade.

by | May 16, 2017 | 17:14

Acropolis Investment Management LLC now owns 7,866 shares of the home improvement retailer's stock valued at $1,155,000 after buying an additional 1,000 shares in the last quarter. 22 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter ending May 16, 2017, analysts estimated mean sale target of 24322 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 24576 million and 24209.2 million respectively.

by | May 16, 2017 | 17:08

Knightley also questioned the SNP's desire to be in the EU, as aside from the UK Scotland's biggest trading partner is the United States of America rather than a nation from the European continent. Ms Sturgeon went on to say that the Common Fisheries Policy was "no longer fit for purpose". A "meltdown" in the Labour Party means Scottish voters must vote SNP to rein in an "unfettered, out-of-control" Tory government, Nicola Sturgeon believes.

by | May 16, 2017 | 17:22

The 29-year-old singer stepped out to the Costume Institute's red carpet in New York City on Monday in an ensemble that was totally on point with fashion's biggest night's unique motif. And you sure do have to dress to impress fashion's most formidable figure head, Wintour. The annual event serves as a benefit for the Costume Institute .

by | May 16, 2017 | 17:36

At least four candidates will be vying to be Comey's successor on Saturday. Trump also acknowledged that he had asked Comey about the Russian probe at a private dinner a week after his inauguration. "If he goes back to the [campaign], that's still on the table - in my opinion, legitimately on the table". Among those interviewed was Adam Lee, special agent in charge of the FBI's Richmond, Virginia, office.

by | May 16, 2017 | 16:52

Wenger will be hoping Middlesbrough - who face Liverpool on Sunday with nothing to play for after being relegated - and City's remaining opponents, West Brom and Watford, can do Arsenal a favour by picking up results. But Jurgen Klopp's side took a massive step to returning to the Champions League as they eased to a 4-0 win which leaves Arsenal requiring snookers to crash the top four.

by | May 16, 2017 | 16:53

After four months in office, President Trump has become distrustful of some of his White House staff, heavily reliant on a handful of family members and longtime aides, and furious that the White House's attempts to quell the firestorm over the FBI and congressional Russian Federation investigations only seem to add more fuel, according to White House officials.

by | May 16, 2017 | 16:38

Leonard's left ankle kept him out of the Spurs series-clinching win over the Houston Rockets in Game 6 of the quarterfinals. "Lead with your foot close-out is not appropriate". Game 1 of the Spurs versus Warriors series was not the first time that Zaza Pachulia went after Kawhi Leonard . Two Durant 3-pointers and a dunk trimmed the Spurs' lead to 96-93.

by | May 16, 2017 | 18:00

Macron, who trounced far-right leader Marine Le Pen in an election fought on globalisation, urged a " historic reconstruction " of Europe to battle the populism sweeping the continent and widespread disillusionment with the EU. As well as the political coup of poaching Mr Philippe from the right, Mr Macron is also siphoning off support from politicians on the left. Some could be replaced after next month's parliamentary election, depending on how many seats Macron's fledgling Republique En ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 17:18

The Post's Greg Miller, who co-wrote the breaking story, said " the White House is playing word games " immediately following the conference, and that McMaster twisted what he reported. "Actions trump jeopardized cooperation with an ally that has access to the internal activities of ISIS". Former director of national intelligence James Clapper told NBC News' Andrea Mitchell that he was with Comey during the day on the 27th, at an Federal Bureau of Investigation farewell for Clapper.