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Sen. Hagerty says GOP must push back on Dems’ ‘wish list of socialist programs’ in stimulus bill

ORLANDO, Fla. – Sen. Bill Hagerty, R-Tenn., on Saturday told Fox News that Republicans must push back against a "Democrat wish list of socialist programs" in the $1.9 trillion stimulus package making its way through Congress -- and predi...

Railway Recruitment 2021: 2532 posts up for grabs, get govt job without any exam

The Central Railways is giving a great opportunity to people who want to apply for the position of Trade apprentice with the Indian Railways. Central Railway Recruitment Cell has released a notification for engagement of Act Apprentices for impart...

Fauci says all three Covid vaccines highly effective, urges people to take shot most available

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a White House press briefing, at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House January 21, 2021 in Washington, DC.Alex Wong | Getty ImagesW...

AOC calls on NY AG to appoint investigator in Cuomo sexual harassment scandal

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. is calling on New York's attorney general to select an investigator to look into the growing sexual harassment allegations against the state's Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo. "Lindsey Boylan and Charlotte Bennet...

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Is Trump the GOP’s future? Here’s what CPAC attendees think

ORLANDO, Fla. – Former President Donald Trump isn't the leader of the free world anymore. But many of the attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Florida, still want him to be the leader of the Republican Party.&nbs...

Biden’s low-key campaign style worries some Democrats

WILMINGTON, Del. — The final stretch of a presidential campaign is typically a nonstop mix of travel, caffeine and adrenaline. But as the worst pandemic in a century bears down on the United States, Joe Biden is taking a lower key approach.Since h...

RNC to press state, local election officials on election security measures

EXCLUSIVE: The Republican National Committee is "aggressively engaging" with state and local election officials, requesting information about what states are doing to clean up their voter rolls as part of the GOP's broader effort to "restore confidence...

Abbott, Austin’s clash over homelessness remains red hot

Last Thursday, Austin City Council voted unanimously to purchase a North Austin hotel to help address its much-maligned housing issues. The move, which came at a cost of $9.5 million, is expecte...

The Trump administration is ending the census count early. Here’s what that means for Texas

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that the Trump administration can end the 2020 census count early on October 15. This will undoubtedly throw a process already complicated by the COVID-19...

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Six states contributed to 86% of new COVID-19 cases: Centre

Six states have shown a surge in new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours and have contributed to 86.37% of the fresh infections in the country, the centre said in a press release on Sunday (February 28).  According to the release, these six...

Covid vaccine for elementary school children likely coming in early 2022, Fauci says

Students in Saundra Murphys third grade class participate in silent reading at the start of class on the first day of instruction at Weaverville Elementary School on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020 in Weaverville, CA.Kent Nishimura | Los Angeles Times | Getty Im...

Psaki: Biden admin ‘committed to fighting our hearts out’ for Tanden, raising minimum wage

The Biden administration remains staunchly supportive of Budget Director pick Neera Tanden as well as working towards raising the federal minimum wage, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said on Sunday."We remain committed t...

Coinbase and Roblox take a page from Google, keeping marketing costs way down ahead of public debuts

Welcome to BloxburgRobloxCryptocurrency exchange Coinbase and gaming app Roblox are both getting set to go public through a direct listing of their shares. They have something else in common that's likely to prove very attractive to investors: Brand aw...

‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan reveals real reason behind joining BJP

'Metro Man' E Sreedharan, who formally joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Malappuram on Thursday, has revealed the real reason behind joining the party. In a conversation with Aditi Tyagi, he said that the people of Kerala are fed up with the corr...

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Somehow Ken Paxton’s Corruption Cases Get Even Worse

Even if he is unlikely to resign as Texas Attorney General, the outlook for Ken Paxton keeps getting grimmer. It was already reported that Paxton is being investigated by the FBI for bribery and...

Law and Order

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...

Over 1,100 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Pune in last 24 hours, Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray bans all gatherings

Amid rising coronavirus COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra, Pune recorded 1,176 new cases and 6 COVID-related deaths in the last 24 hours on Sunday. Pune Zilha Parishad's Health Department said on Sunday that the overall death toll due to COVID-19 mounted t...

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$15 minimum wage not allowed in Biden’s Covid relief bill, Senate official says

Democrats cannot include a $15 per hour minimum wage in their $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, a Senate official ruled Thursday, derailing for now a party priority and a raise for millions of Americans.Nonpartisan Senate parliamentarian Elizab...

Covid vaccine for elementary school children likely coming in early 2022, Fauci says

Students in Saundra Murphys third grade class participate in silent reading at the start of class on the first day of instruction at Weaverville Elementary School on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020 in Weaverville, CA.Kent Nishimura | Los Angeles Times | Getty Im...

Biden picks Obama veterans for key State Department posts

President-elect Joe Biden announced Saturday that he will nominate two Obama administration veterans to key State Department posts.Wendy Sherman, who led the U.S. negotiating team for the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, is his pick for deputy se...

Roblox is chasing older users for games and virtual concerts as it gears up for direct listing

Roblox CEO David BaszuckiRobloxRoblox is counting on adults to buy its stock when the company goes public next month. But it also wants them as customers.Roblox has become one of the top-grossing apps on Apple and Google devices through its millions of...

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COVID-19: India reports 45,230 fresh cases, 496 deaths in last 24 hours

With 45,230 new infections in the last 24 hours, India's total COVID-19 tally reached 82,29,313 on Monday, according to the data by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. With 496 new deaths, the cumulative toll in the country reached 1,22,6...

Roblox is chasing older users for games and virtual concerts as it gears up for direct listing

Roblox CEO David BaszuckiRobloxRoblox is counting on adults to buy its stock when the company goes public next month. But it also wants them as customers.Roblox has become one of the top-grossing apps on Apple and Google devices through its millions of...

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...

Good news for iPhone users! Apple introduces a BIG update on smartphone’s ‘Unlock Feature’

Incorporating a major change aimed at integrating iPhone and Apple Watch, technology giant Apple on Monday (February 1) released the first developer betas of iOS 14.5 and watchOS 7.4. The release of these developer betas means that Apple Watch users wi...

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Kevin McCarthy slams COVID relief bill: Almost like Democrats ‘want schools to stay closed’

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and other GOP lawmakers are fighting back against the Democrats’ $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill. Congress is working towards finalizing the massive aid bill as the House is expected to vote tomorrow on what R...

Men accused of plot against Michigan governor also discussed ‘taking out’ Virginia Gov. Northam, FBI agent says

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam speaks with reporters at a press conference at the Governor's mansion on February 2, 2019 in Richmond, Virginia.Alex Edelman | Getty ImagesThe men accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer also discuss...

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...

Suhana Khan exudes beauty as she grates cheese in latest photo from New York, Navya Naveli Nanda reacts

Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan's daughter Suhana Khan never fails to impress with her glamorous photos and videos. Suhana makes sure to grab everyone's attention each time she posts on social media. On Wednesday, the 20-year-old shared a glimpse of her ...

Psaki: Biden admin ‘committed to fighting our hearts out’ for Tanden, raising minimum wage

The Biden administration remains staunchly supportive of Budget Director pick Neera Tanden as well as working towards raising the federal minimum wage, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said on Sunday."We remain committed t...

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Greg Abbott’s spin on wind turbines isn’t insulating him from conservative criticism

I always tip my hat to Republicans for their ability to tie their brand so closely to the identity of Texas but it’s also why they couldn’t escape the blame when the Lone Star State went da...

Pak PM Imran Khan to use Indian air space for travel to Sri Lanka

Colombo/New Delhi: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will be using Indian Air space for travel to Sri Lanka. He will be on a 2-day visit to the country from today (February 23), his second visit that comes months after his visit to Afghanistan. ...

China cool to Biden administration attempt to negotiate nuclear deal

China pushed back Friday on calls from the Biden administration to address growing concerns about Beijing's nuclear stockpile, calling Washington's worries "groundless" and a "vilification."Following a five-year extension of the New START Treaty b...

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Aamir Khan praises Elli AvrRam for ‘Fidaai’ music video, says ‘she is out of the world’

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan on Saturday took to his Instagram Story to shower praise on actor-dancer Elli AvrRam who is basking in the success of her recently released music video 'Fidaai' featuring choreographer Salman Yusuff Khan.  Composed ...

Despite pandemic, abortions performed by Planned Parenthood continued increasing during 2020 fiscal year

Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) performed roughly 10,000 more abortions in Fiscal Year 2020, reaching a record high despite the restrictions imposed by politicians during the coronavirus pandemic.According to its most rec...

Trump aide, 27, launches GOP primary bid against Kinzinger, blasts ‘Fake Republican’ incumbent

Just weeks after voting in support of the second impeachment of former President Donald Trump, U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., is already facing a pro-Trump GOP primary challenger.His opponent? Catalina Lauf, a 27-year-old who previous...

‘Govinda duping Karisma Kapoor is not about him cheating’: Sara Ali Khan on ‘problematic’ plot of ‘Coolie No 1’

Sara Ali Khan has stepped into the shoes of Karisma Kapoor in the upcoming film Coolie No 1. The soon-to-be-streamed comedy flick is the remake of Govinda and Karisma's movie of the same name. Varun Dhawan plays the titular role in this David Dhawan di...

GOP, Democrats mobilize for fight over Georgia seats that will determine Senate control

It all comes down to Georgia.“Everything’s on the line in these two races,” a Republican strategist in the Peach State tells Fox News. “This is the ballgame here in Georgia.”The races he’s talking about are the runoff elections in the state’s two Senat...

Twitter had a major outage on Thursday

Twitter CEO and Co Founder, Jack Dorsey addresses students at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), on November 12, 2018 in New Delhi, India.Amal KS | Hindustan Times | Getty ImagesTwitter's website was down Thursday afternoon, with users who tried...

Ilhan Omar, other progressives question Biden’s ‘legal rationale’ for Syria airstrikes

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., said Friday she was concerned about the White House’s "legal rationale" for launching airstrikes in Syria a day earlier without congressional approval."We in Congress have congressional oversight in engaging in war a...

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Joe Biden visits Houston as snowstorm recovery continues

President Joe Biden visited Houston with First Lady Jill Biden on Friday to meet with officials and aid workers following last week’s devastating snowstorm.During his visit, Biden stopped by...

IND vs ENG, 3rd Test: India in pink of health on Day 1, despite losing Kohli in final over

India remained on top after the first day's play at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad after finishing with 99/3 at the stumps with the bat. The hosts bowled out England for a paltry 112 after the visitors decided to bat first in the third Test of ...

NZ vs AUS 2nd T20I: New Zealand’s Martin Guptill breaks Rohit Sharma’s THIS record

In the T20I series between New Zealand and Australia, Martin Guptill ran roughshod over the Aussie bowlers on Thursday as he smashed 97 off 50 deliveries helped power the Kiwis to a mammoth 219/7 in Dunedin.  The opener belted six fours and eight...

Musings: How to Beat Greg Abbott

Last week’s social media showdown between Governor Greg Abbott and a refreshed but angry Beto O’Rourke still has Texas abuzz, but maybe not for the right reasons.No doubt, for erstwhile Texa...