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Maxine Waters must be removed from office, former congressional opponent tells ‘Fox & Friends’

Joe Collins, a Navy veteran and South Los Angeles native who ran against Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., in November, argued on Monday that she must be removed from office because she is "very dangerous" and her actions and rhetoric are "absolutely irres...

About 150 Cadillac dealers take GM buyouts rather than invest in EVs

General Motors released this teaser image of an illuminated Cadillac crest on the front of the Lyriq ahead of the crossover's debut.GMDETROIT – About 150 General Motors dealers have accepted buyouts and will stop selling Cadillacs as the Detroit automa...

VIRAL! Ankita Lokhande’s romantic photo with boyfriend Vicky Jain breaks the internet, pic inside

'Pavitra Rishta 2' actor Ankita Lokhande whose Instagram handle is proof that she is head over heels in love with her beau, on Tuesday shared a mushy picture with Vicky Jain that left fans wondering if the couple had already tied the knot.  In th...

‘Looking for commentary opportunity in IPL?’ Twitterati after Michael Vaughan praises India women’s win over Australia

Indian women's cricket team made sure to bring smiles to millions of fans after they ended the 26-match unbeaten streak of Australia in ODIs at Harrup Park on Sunday. This was India's highest-ever successful chase in ODIs. Team India did lose the seri...

Varun Dhawan-Natasha Dalal wedding details out, couple opts for sunset beach-side ceremony

Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan is all set to tie the knot with childhood sweetheart Natasha Dalal and as per reports, the couple has closed in on a sunset beach-side wedding. According to reports, the wedding is scheduled for next weekend and the festiv...

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Sen. Warren calls Fed Chair Powell a ‘dangerous man,’ says she will oppose his renomination

Sen. Elizabeth Warren charged Tuesday that Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has led an effort to weaken the nation's banking system, and she vowed to oppose his renomination.In remarks made during a hearing before the Senate banking committee, th...

Here’s what the debt limit standoff means for you

Lawmakers have less than three weeks to raise the debt limit or risk a first-ever default, which would trigger a broad market sell-off and put a stranglehold on everything from government payments to the ability to borrow."It is imperative that Congres...

COVID-19: Centre suspends international flights till October 31

Even though the speed of coronavirus has come down, the government has taken a decision to ensure the safety of people. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has extended the ban on all scheduled international commercial passenger flights ti...

Texans won’t forget Abbott’s extremism next fall

The town square in Athens, Texas, is similar to countless others like it across the state. At its center towers the Henderson County Courthouse, a historic three-story red brick Classical Revival-style building with large white columns at its entrance....

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Op-Ed: Mother Nature won’t wait for us to improve our power grid

Hurricane Ida’s wrath is a disaster no one wanted to witness or experience, bringing widespread flooding and wind damage, destruction of homes and businesses, and loss of life. Compounding these problems are power grid failures like those in New Orlean...

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First week of Tokyo Olympics 2020 saw 87 percent spike in Japan’s COVID-19 cases

Japan is in the middle of an alarming outbreak of COVID-19 with its capital Tokyo busy hosting the Olympic games. Tokyo is under a state of emergency since July 12, striving to ensure a successful Olympics ceremony reaches its closure on August 8. On...

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Mumbai emerges as major destination for drug traffickers in NCB’s pan-India operations

Mumbai has emerged as a major destination for drug traffickers, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Thursday, citing that during pan-India operations by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB). "Metro cities of India serve as the prime destination for ...

Senate finishes text of bipartisan infrastructure bill after rare weekend session

Senator Joe Manchin, a Democrat from West Virginia, center, speaks during a news conference with the House Problem Solvers Caucus outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, July 30, 2021.Stefani Reynolds | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesTh...

Poll: Almost half of Texas Republicans don’t want to get the COVID-19 vaccine

A poll from Quinnipiac University released last Thursday surveyed the opinions of Texans on a range of issues. One particular eye-opening result was in regard to COVID-19 vaccines. The good news...

Herschel Walker tells James Clyburn he took Trump out of context with latest criticism

Former NFL star Herschel Walker pushed back on House Majority Whip James Clyburn, D-S.C., on Sunday after the latter said that President Trump called a Black woman a dog."I'm going to pray for you as well because you took the president a little bit out...

General Motors to add 3,000 jobs focused on electric vehicles

GM President Mark Reuss announces a $2.2 billion investment in the automaker's Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant in Michigan for new all-electric trucks and autonomous vehicles on Jan. 27, 2020.Michael Wayland / CNBCGeneral Motors plans to hire 3,000 ne...

Sen. Barrasso argues spending bill price tag will be ‘much higher’ than what Dems admit

Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., argued during an exclusive interview with "Sunday Morning Futures" that the price tag of the massive spending bill will be "much higher" than what Democrats are admitting "at a time that we just can’t afford it."Barrass...

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Federal judge rules Air Force largely responsible for 2017 Texas church mass shooting

People unload crosses outside the First Baptist Church which was the scene of the mass shooting that killed 26 people in Sutherland Springs, Texas on November 8, 2017.Mark Ralston | AFP | Getty ImagesA federal judge on Wednesday ruled that the U.S. Air...

Federal regulators urge tougher rules for Texas power grid

Federal officials released more than two dozen recommendations on Wednesday aimed at preventing the Texas electrical grid from failing again as it did in February. The blackouts, which were the result of freezing temperatures wrought by Winter Storm Ur...

‘Bigg Boss 15’: Names of CONFIRMED contestants, theme and timing – all you need to know

At a special event held in Pench National Camp, Madhya Pradesh to kickstart season 15 of one of the most controversial shows in Indian television 'Bigg Boss', former contestants Devoleena Bhattacharya and Arti Singh revealed the names of a few contesta...

Texas House back in business as enough Democrats return to form quorum

The Texas state House formed a quorum Thursday, following a six-week long break in business after more than 50 Democrats fled to Washington, D.C. in an attempt to bar the passage of a controversial voting reform bill. Texas legislators re-establis...

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‘Looking for commentary opportunity in IPL?’ Twitterati after Michael Vaughan praises India women’s win over Australia

Indian women's cricket team made sure to bring smiles to millions of fans after they ended the 26-match unbeaten streak of Australia in ODIs at Harrup Park on Sunday. This was India's highest-ever successful chase in ODIs. Team India did lose the seri...

VIRAL! Ankita Lokhande’s romantic photo with boyfriend Vicky Jain breaks the internet, pic inside

'Pavitra Rishta 2' actor Ankita Lokhande whose Instagram handle is proof that she is head over heels in love with her beau, on Tuesday shared a mushy picture with Vicky Jain that left fans wondering if the couple had already tied the knot.  In th...

Texas Hispanic lawmakers discuss legislative priorities with NALEO

Texas lawmakers with NALEO (National Association of Latino Elected Officials) met virtually Thursday to talk about the next steps in this legislative session.State Rep. Mary González, who is...

Trump invites Marine who pulled baby over Kabul wall onto stage at rally prompting ‘USA!’ chants

Former President Donald Trump praised a U.S. service member who was photographed pulling an Afghan baby across the Kabul airport wall during the Afghanistan withdrawal and brought him onstage at a rally Saturday."We’re also honored to be joined by one ...

Sweet sellers to compulsorily display ‘best before’ date from October 1, manufacturing date not mandatory

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued an order making it mandatory for sweet shops to declare the expiry date or 'best before date' of all sweets available in the shop. The order will come into effect from October 1. Now...

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Unlock 5: Khadi face masks for children in Arunachal Pradesh when schools reopen

School children in Arunachal Pradesh will be wearing tri-colour Khadi face masks after schools resume in the state post-COVID-19 lockdown. The state government has already received 60,000 face masks from the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVI...

Meet Anil Basak, Bihari hawker’s son who secured AIR 45 in UPSC CSE Main 2020

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) released the results of the Civil Services (CSE) Main examination 2020 on Friday evening (September 24). The exam was topped by Shubham Kumar from Bihar, the second place was bagged by Jagrati Awasthi and Anki...

Dow futures rise more than 100 points ahead of the first trading day of August

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), July 21, 2021.Brendan McDermid | ReutersU.S. stock futures rose in overnight trading on Sunday as investors geared up for the first trading day of August.Dow futures rose 135 points. S&am...

How a Texas-based company ended up at the center of one of the worst hacks in history

Thanks to the craziness of the past year, one of the biggest stories of 2020 may have gone under your radar. In one of the worst cybersecurity breaches in American history, hackers penetrated th...

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Trump White House can’t end census early, judge rules

President Trump won't be allowed to end this year's census a month early after new evidence presented by Census Bureau officials indicates that an early deadline could lead to severe undercounts, a federal judge ruled Friday.U.S. District Judge Lucy Ko...

Afghan news anchor says Taliban blocked her from working

A female Afghan journalist says she has been banned from working at her television station after the Taliban takeover this past Sunday."I didn't give up after the change of system and went to attend my office, but unluckily I was not allowed despite sh...

Centre gives nod for Rs 4,500 crore credit support for SII, Bharat Biotech to boost COVID-19 vaccine production

To boost India's vaccine production in wake of the huge surge in COVID-19 caseload, the government on Monday announced that it has given in-principle approval for credit to vaccine manufacturers, Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech The U...

DNA Explainer: How Kieron Pollard is a T20 legend in his own right

A T20 nomad, power-hitter and more than a capable bowler, current West Indies limited-overs skipper Kieron Pollard is one of the best players in the shortest format of the game in the world, by a distance. Pollard, who has had a stop-start internationa...

Ahead of PM Modi’s White House visit, his 27-year-old pic as Washington DC tourist resurfaces

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in the US on a 3-day visit where he today met global CEOs ahead of bilateral talks with President Joe Biden, the in-person Quad Summit and finally, the UN General Assembly Address. PM Modi will be hosted in the i...

Fire engulfs Bengaluru woman and mother, horrifying video surfaces

In a horrific incident, two women were burnt to death in a raging fire in an apartment building in Bengaluru on Tuesday (September 21) afternoon after an LPG explosion. The video of the helpless woman calling out for help showed her being engulfed in t...

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Delhi’s per capita income plunges to Rs 3.54 lakh, GSDP down by 5.68%

Delhi's per capita income at current prices is estimated at Rs 354,004 against per capita income of Rs 127,768 at the national level, which makes Delhi's per capita almost three times the national average, according to the survey presented by Delhi Dep...

Twitter weighs in on whether Trump could be banned after leaving office

Once President-elect Joe Biden assumes office on Inauguration Day, Twitter could remove President Trump’s special privileges as a high-profile world leader and treat his account as a normal one.Twitter confirmed reports that a change in the accoun...

NTA NEET 2021 entrance exam cancellation, Answer key, result date, marking scheme – Latest updates students must know

Amid the growing demand to cancel NEET 2021 entrance exam, the ational Testing Agency (NTA) is gearing up to release the NEET 2021 entrance exam answer key for M, N, O, P for all 1 to 6 series soon. It may be recalled that NEET 2021 entrance exam was h...