Indian states in lockdown for godmans sentencing Play

Indian states in lockdown for godmans sentencing

Police in India are on high alert as the guru of bling was sentenced to 10-year jail for a 2002 raping case. India deployed thousands of riot police, who were ordered to shoot protesters on sight ahead of the sentencing, and shut down internet services in two northern states. Aug 29, 2017
Trump rolled back Obamas flood rules before Hurricane Harvey Play

Trump rolled back Obamas flood rules before Hurricane Harvey

Donald Trump signed away Obama-era flood standards just weeks before Hurricane Harvey hit Texas in a bid to get infrastructure projects approved more quickly. The rule signed by former president Barack Obama in 2015 had not yet come into effect but aimed to make infrastructure more resilient to the effects of climate change, such as rising sea levels and flooding. Aug 29, 2017