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Election Commission To Hold EVM 'Hackathon' To Prove Kejriwal And Others Wrong

Election Commission To Hold EVM 'Hackathon' To Prove Kejriwal And Others Wrong

The Election Commission (EC) will hold an "open challenge" to hack its electronic voting machines (EVMs) after consultations at an all-party meeting of recognised national and regional parties on May ...

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'Really bad' or 'catastrophic': Comey defends Clinton choice

But there's little doubt that Comey's announcement 11 days prior that the FBI was reopening the investigation into Clinton's emails - a probe that ended up being much ado about nothing - was one of th...

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FBI's Comey defends Clinton email probe announcement, but feels 'nauseous'

When he testified in an open session of the committee on March 20, Comey publicly confirmed for the first time that the FBI is investigating Russia's efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential elec...

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Protests in Venezuela over new constitution

Protests in Venezuela over new constitution

The opposition believes that the Constituent Assembly will challenge the power of the National Assembly, creating a sort of counterweight to it. This comes as people are struggling to cope with severe...

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House measure demands stricter sanctions against North Korea

Chinese media was a bit less conciliatory, criticizing North Korea's nuclear and missile programs as amounting to a threat to China, and complaining that North Korea was still mired in Cold War thinki...

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Slumped and mumbling, 93-year-old Mugabe denies Zimbabwe is 'fragile'

Slumped and mumbling, 93-year-old Mugabe denies Zimbabwe is 'fragile'

Other panelists include, former African Development Bank, President Donald Kaberuka, Oxfam Director Winnie Byanyima, Hollywood actor and UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace, Forest Whitaker. "We are not a ...

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Texas divided on jailing delegates to 'convention of states'

Shortly after the ban won final approval, Gov. Greg Abbott wrote on Twitter that, "I'm getting my signing pen warmed up". The Republican-led Senate passed the bill Wednesday despite objections...

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Two Rhode Island residents ID'd in Billerica auction crash

Two Rhode Island residents ID'd in Billerica auction crash

Their home towns were not provided. The statement also confirmed that Leezandra Aponte, 36, of Lowell, died after being taken to a hospital after the crash. Woody Tuttle, an auto auction employee, t...

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Prosecutors probe fake news in French presidential election

But Mr Macron was in combative form throughout, repeatedly portraying Ms Le Pen's stance as simplistic, defeatist or unsafe. Le Pen's team, however, downplays apocalyptic scenarios, arguing that...

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Saudi Arabia is 1st Stop on Trump's Foreign Trip

On Thursday in a rare public address Jared Kushner, H.R. McMaster, and Dina Powell shared the details behind President Trump's first foreign visit which will include a trip to Israel, Saudi Arabia, an...

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Nicola Sturgeon casts vote in Scottish council elections

Nicola Sturgeon casts vote in Scottish council elections

In his election address Martin Rooney wowed to be "100 per cent focussed" on investing in West Dunbartonshire and "building a better future for local families", while Jonathan McColl's campaign ticket...

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The GOP's big lie: Healthcare bill 'protects people with preexisting conditions'

The AHCA's new system of financing Medicaid will also cut an estimated $116 billion of federal funding from Medicaid over 10 years, forcing states to reduce their range of Medicaid services, inclu...

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Navy head says North Korea crisis is worst he's seen

He also disputed a story published by Bloomberg yesterday, which reported that the carrier strike group was not capable of shooting down North Korea's missiles. "If it flies, it will die", Harris said...

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The 'assault' on gun rights is over

In a short video previewing Trump's speech, the NRA drew a parallel between his address and Reagan's - evidence, if any were necessary, of the lobbying group's close ties to the 45th president. On the...

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3-D model of Obama Presidential Center unveiled in Chicago

Among those joining the former president in the discussion were Michael Strautmanis, vice-president of public engagement for the center and Dina Griffin representing the Chicago-based Interactive Desi...

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Party leaders eye local elections ahead of June 8 battle

The votes have largely been overshadowed by news of the snap general election, next month but will be closely watched by the major parties for any sign of a shift in their favour. Labour's Mike Danver...

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U.S. Military Member Killed in Action in Somalia

U.S. Africa Command said the service member died while U.S. forces were advising and assisting a Somali National Army operation about 40 miles (60 km) west of Mogadishu near Barii, Somalia. Also las...

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Eleven killed in Venezuela as protests continue

People raise their arms during a silent march to the Venezuelan Episcopal Conference in homage to the at least 20 people killed in unrest generated after the nation's Supreme Court stripped congress o...

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US Feds Back Down On Salt Whole Grain Standards For School Lunches

US Feds Back Down On Salt Whole Grain Standards For School Lunches

In addition to authorizing funding for federal lunch programs, it issued standards calling for more whole grains, fruits, vegetables, low-fat milk products, and less sodium and fat. But EWG Pres...

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Czech Premier Backtracks on Resignation amid Minister Spat

Czech Premier Backtracks on Resignation amid Minister Spat

It followed his decision to resign with his government over the business dealings of his finance minister. A new cabinet could include a replacement for Sobotka from his Social Democrat party, eithe...

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House repeal of 'Obamacare' hands hot potato to wary Senate

House repeal of 'Obamacare' hands hot potato to wary Senate

Moderate Republicans could see the challenge of "selling" the new legislation to their constituents, especially in those districts that favored Democrat Hillary Clinton in November. "This bill also ...

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Niki Lauda surprised by 'fantastic' Valtteri Bottas win in Russian Federation

With these new cars you definitively lose more downforce, when you're already two or three second behind them, so it was tricky to get close and pass them without losing time. As a measure of Ferrari'...

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May's Conservatives Take Early Victories in U.K. Local Elections

Martins, who is contesting a Labour party stronghold in the east of England believes there is a "chink in their armour" because the MP, Kelvin Hopkins, is pro-Brexit. Labour was also braced for heavy ...

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Gold edges up but set for worst week since November

Gold edges up but set for worst week since November

The Federal Reserve has left its benchmark interest rate at a still-low level near 1 percent while signaling that it expects a resilient USA economy and solid job market to justify higher rates later ...

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Syria says Israeli missile strike near Damascus airport confirmed

Despite Russia's alliance with both Iran and Hezbollah, Israel and Russia have maintained a level of security coordination in order to prevent conflicts between their two militaries in Syria, where Mo...

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US intercepts Russian bombers and fighters near Alaska

US intercepts Russian bombers and fighters near Alaska

Citing U.S. officials, Fox News first reported that two Russian Tu-95 Bear bombers were escorted by two unarmed Su-35 fighter jets early Thursday morning over the Alaska Air Defense Zone roughly 50 ...

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UK's Prince Philip, 95, to retire from royal duties

UK's Prince Philip, 95, to retire from royal duties

Prime Minister Theresa May led the tributes to the Queen's consort, saying he has given the monarch "steadfast support", while Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the duke's "clear sense of public duty" ...

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Protesters line up in NYC, hoping for chance to boo Trump

Protesters line up in NYC, hoping for chance to boo Trump

The US president noted: "That was a very important battle for both of us". The crisis over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs and a fence-mending trip to Sydney by Vice President Mike Pence ...

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Counting under way in local elections across England, Scotland and Wales

The Conservative win takes the county council out of "no overall control", where the party formed a coalition with the Lib Dems and a number of independents in 2013. Polling stations opened at 7:00am ...

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Chicago aviation chief apologies for United passenger removal

Chicago aviation chief apologies for United passenger removal

Members of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held a hearing with Munoz and other airline leaders to discuss ways to improve customer satisfaction. "Americans are getting big...

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Iraq, US in talks to keep American troop presence after IS

Iraq, US in talks to keep American troop presence after IS

The White House is weighing a proposal to send between 3,000 to 5,000 more troops to Afghanistan to deal with the deteriorating security situation there, with both the Taliban and Islamic State increa...

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World Video Game Hall of Fame Inducts Four New Titles

World Video Game Hall of Fame Inducts Four New Titles

This year's inductees for the World Video Game Hall of Fame have been announced and they include cult classic Donkey Kong . Combat Evolved, and Pokemon Red and Green- make up the Video Game Hall ...

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Trump to visit Israel, Saudi Arabia, Vatican, meet with pope

Saudi Arabia's powerful Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met Trump in Washington in March in a visit hailed by a senior Saudi advisor as a "historical turning point" in U.S. The official added...

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Pentagon to request thousands more troops for Afghanistan next week

Pentagon to request thousands more troops for Afghanistan next week

The Defense Department will deliver an updated Afghanistan strategy proposal to the White House within the next week detailing the military's tactics in the region, senior leaders of the force told ...

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Turks claim 14 PKK deaths in Iraq raids

The United States is aligned with People's Protection Units, or YPG, and the Peshmerga in Iraq - both Kurdish groups. Turkey conducted airstrikes against the group in Syria and Iraq on Tuesday, sayi...

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