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TTV Dhinakaran planning to team up with DMK

TTV Dhinakaran planning to team up with DMK

Grappling with an intra-party power struggle, the freshly minted AIADMK combine helmed by O Panneerselvam and chief minister Palaniswami held separate meetings on Thursday with lawmakers amid growing interest over the agenda for the General Council meeting slated mid-September.


Everton striker Wayne Rooney arrested over drink-driving suspicion

Everton striker Wayne Rooney arrested over drink-driving suspicion

He was not a pretty sight by the time he left around 1am'. The former Manchester United man still lives in the Cheshire area following his move to his boyhood club Everton this summer. The 31-year-old striker, who returned to his boyhood club Everton after a long and illustrious career, has chose to focus on his club career, quitting England duty with a record 53 goals in 119 appearances - more than any other outfield player.


Kenya Supreme Court orders re-run of presidential poll

Kenya Supreme Court orders re-run of presidential poll

The election commission had declared incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta the victor of the election by a margin of 1.4 million votes. Opposition leader Raila Odinga had claimed irregularities in three successive elections. Global observers had said they saw no sign of manipulation of voting and tallying at polling stations. Mr Odinga said: "This is a historic day for the people of Kenya and by extension for the people of the continent of Africa ".


Kenya's top court to rule on validity of presidential election

Kenya's top court to rule on validity of presidential election

Odinga's lawyer had asked the court to invalidate Kenyatta's win, saying a scrutiny of the forms used to tally the votes had anomalies that affected almost 5 million votes. Odinga's lawyer had asked the court to invalidate Kenyatta's win, saying a scrutiny of the forms used to tally the votes had anomalies that affected almost five million votes.


'We've got work to do': Houston policeman's last words to family

'We've got work to do': Houston policeman's last words to family

Sandy says the shelter is now out of cots and waiting for more to arrive as thousands more people are expected to need to evacuate their homes.The Red Cross has also set up other shelters throughout the area. He called Perez, who died days short of his 61st birthday, a "sweet, gentle public servant". Houston police officer Steve Perez told his wife and family he had no choice but to drive through the torrential rains from Tropical Storm Harvey to get to his job, despite their worries ...


Genesco, Campbell Soup Company, Dollar General and more - PRE-MARKET

Genesco, Campbell Soup Company, Dollar General and more - PRE-MARKET

IFP Advisors Inc boosted its stake in shares of Campbell Soup by 2.3% in the first quarter. Breaking that down further, it has performed 5.59% for the week, -21.54% for the month, -32.63% over the last quarter, -57.71% for the past half-year and -64.71% for this a year ago.