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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...

Gov. Abbott should stop campaigning against public safety reforms and address the spread of COVID-19

Texas has become the first state to reach 1,000,000 positive COVID-19 cases but Gov. Greg Abbott’s chief focus is his campaign against public safety reforms. For a brief period, it appe...

Trump plans trip to Georgia amid his election battle

President Trump said he likely would travel to Georgia on Saturday to campaign for Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue ahead of their runoff elections. He called the Georgia voting system a “fraudulent system” and called Republican Secretar...

ICMR second serosurvey: Prevalence of antibodies highest in urban slums, 7.4 crore coronavirus infections till August

Indian Council of Medical Research has published the findings of its second national serosurvey. The findings which appeared in the Lancet Global Health pre-print indicates that nearly 7 per cent of India's population (1 in 15 individuals) aged te...

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson asks U.S. health officials for equitable vaccine distribution

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson has penned a letter to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices asking for communities of color to be prioritized in the upcoming distribution of the COVID-19 v...

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‘Rahul Roy is out of danger, shifted from ICU’, reveals brother-in-law Romeer

90s heartthrob and 'Aashiqui' actor Rahul Roy, who recently suffered a brain stroke in Kargil and was subsequently rushed to a Mumbai hospital after being airlifted to Srinagar, is responding well to treatment.  As per the latest reports on his h...

Mortgage refinancing is hot, but using your home as an ATM is not

Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesMortgage rates have been sitting near record lows since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, and while millions of Americans have already refinanced their home loans this year, very few of them have taken c...

CDC says 14-day quarantine best way to reduce Covid risk, but 10- and 7-day periods work in some cases

Women walk past a novel coronavirus testing site in Los Angeles, California, December 1, 2020.Lucy Nicholson | ReutersThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday announced shortened alternatives to its recommended quarantine for people ...

Georgia group founded by Stacey Abrams under investigation for seeking out-of-state, dead voters

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has launched investigations into several groups, including one founded by former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, for seeking to “aggressively” register “ineligible, out-of-state, or deceased ...

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Kendrick Sampson, star of HBO’s Insecure, campaigns with Tarsha Jackson

Voters in Houston’s City Council District B are finally getting the moment they’ve been waiting for, with a dose of star power to boot.On Monday, candidate Tarsha Jackson will be joined by H...

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson asks U.S. health officials for equitable vaccine distribution

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson has penned a letter to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices asking for communities of color to be prioritized in the upcoming distribution of the COVID-19 v...

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These throwback photos featuring Shah Rukh Khan, Gauri Khan, Aryan Khan, Suhana Khan are all things love

Throwbacks are always a nice way to remember some special moments from the past that puts a smile on our face and brightens our day.  And so, sharing a few photographs from the days gone by when Aryan Khan and Suhana Khan were little munchkins an...

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...

AWS CEO Andy Jassy: Offices will become more like shared workspaces after the pandemic

Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy told CNBC in an interview aired Tuesday he believes the coronavirus pandemic may leave a lasting impact on the future of work, with a growing share of employees doing their jobs remotely. "I don't think you're go...

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“Full resurgence,” “silent spreaders”: Abbott’s failed Covid response put to the test

Despite his bombastic public proclamations that Texas will enforce no new COVID-19 restrictions, Governor Greg Abbott was greeted by unwelcome news from a building he hopes to one day occupy las...

ISL 2020-21 FC Goa vs NorthEast United FC Dream11 Prediction: Best picks for FCG vs KBFC today at 7:30 PM IST

Owner's of the Indian Super League (ISL) title 2019-20, FC Goa take on NorthEast United FC at the Gaurs' home ground Fatorda Stadium behind closed doors. The host are in search of their maiden victory in their ISL 2020-21 campaign, having st...

Barrett cites ‘Ginsburg Rule’ of ‘no hints, no previews’ when pressed by Dems on hot-button issues

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett cited the woman she could be replacing on the high court on Tuesday, when Senate Judiciary Committee ranking member Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., asked for her opinion on gay marriage.Barrett invoked the "Ginsburg ...

Astroscale, which fixes and extends the life of satellites in orbit, raises $51 million

Astroscale prepares its satellite for the ELSA-d (End-of-Life Services by Astroscale-demonstration) mission.AstroscaleSatellite services and debris removal specialist Astroscale on Tuesday announced it closed a $51 million round of funding, bringing it...

Charlie Hurt says Biden ‘has no choice at this point but to repeat the attacks on him’ over rioting

Joe Biden has been put on the defensive by being forced to discuss law and order, an issue where President Trump has an advantage, Washington Times opinion editor and Fox News contributor Charlie Hurt said Monday."One of the oldest most ...

Donald Trump Jr to be featured in super PAC ads in Georgia Senate race aimed at mobilizing Trump voters

Top aides to Donald Trump Jr. are launching a super PAC aimed at boosting GOP voter turnout in the Jan. 5 U.S. Senate runoff elections in Georgia, which will be key to which party controls the majority in the chamber in the next two years and whether R...

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2 staffers for Minnesota congressman contract COVID-19

Two campaign staffers working for Republican Minnesota Rep. Tom Emmer have contracted COVID-19 and are in quarantine.The news comes less than two weeks after Emmer tested negative for COVID-19 following his trip Sept. 30 from Washington,...

Georgia Senate Dem hopefuls differ on court-packing question

Georgia Senate Democratic candidates Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock -- both locked in tight runoff races that have drawn national attention -- have taken different stances on the question of court packing.Ossoff is challenging Republican...

Sourav Ganguly names THESE two players as ‘best wicketkeeper batsmen in India currently’

The debate surrounding the next wicketkeeper batsman of the Indian cricket team is gaining tremendous momentum. Ever since the retirement of MS Dhoni in August 2020, the race for this slot has intensified. KL Rahul is more-or-less the No.1 choice when ...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes the first woman to lie in state at the U.S. Capitol

A hearse carrying the casket of the late Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg arrives at the U.S. Capitol, where her body will lie in state in Statuary Hall in Washington, U.S., September 25, 2020.Joshua Roberts | ReutersThe late Supreme...

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Kansas Democrat, 20, who admitted to ‘revenge porn,’ wins House state race

Kansas Democrat Aaron Coleman, 20, who has admitted to being abusive to his ex-girlfriend in 2019 and perpetrating a "revenge porn" incident when he was in middle school, was elected to the state legislature this year despite the efforts of t...

Coronavirus Outbreak: India reports 41,322 new cases, tally crosses 93.51 lakh

With over 41,000 new cases reported in the last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 count on Saturday (November 28) crossed the 93 lakh-mark, while the death toll has topped the 1.36 lakh-mark as well. At 9:30 AM on this day, the COVID-19 tally in the country ...

AWS launches EC2 computing instances that run Apple’s MacOS operating system

Andy Jassy, chief executive officer of web services at Amazon.com Inc., speaks during the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Summit in San Francisco on April 19, 2017.David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesAmazon's cloud division on early Tuesday announced...

Elon Musk says SpaceX’s next Starship test flight may happen as early as Wednesday

BOCA CHICA, TX - SEPTEMBER 28: Space enthusiasts look at a prototype of SpaceX's Starship spacecraft at the company's Texas launch facility on September 28, 2019 in Boca Chica near Brownsville, Texas.Loren Elliott | Getty Images News | Getty ImagesSpac...

Mortgage refinancing is hot, but using your home as an ATM is not

Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesMortgage rates have been sitting near record lows since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, and while millions of Americans have already refinanced their home loans this year, very few of them have taken c...

“Full resurgence,” “silent spreaders”: Abbott’s failed Covid response put to the test

Despite his bombastic public proclamations that Texas will enforce no new COVID-19 restrictions, Governor Greg Abbott was greeted by unwelcome news from a building he hopes to one day occupy las...

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1st ODI: Aaron Finch goes past 5000 runs in clash vs India in Sydney

Aaron Finch joined an elite list of Australia batsmen during the first ODI against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday after the hosts won the toss and chose to bat. When the Australian cricket team skipper pushed a full ball from Jasprit Bumr...

Oxford, WHO scientists say more data needed on AstraZeneca’s Covid vaccine trials

More data will be needed from AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine trials to determine the drug's safety and efficacy following concerns from experts in the U.S., scientists from the University of Oxford and the World Health Organization said on Friday."T...

House Republicans call for censure of NJ Dem who filed bar complaints against Trump lawyers

EXCLUSIVE: House Republicans on Friday introduced a resolution seeking the censure of a New Jersey Democrat who filed complaints with state bars calling for disbarment of Rudy Giuliani and other Trump campaign attorneys -- a resolution that in tur...

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GOP Iowa congressional challenger Miller-Meeks expected to win by 6 votes after recount

Republican congressional candidate Mariannette Miller-Meeks leads Democrat Tina Hart by a mere six votes after a recount in Iowa's 2nd District.A state canvassing board is expected to meet Monday, the legal deadline, to certify the results of the race ...

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...

Telugu actor Bellamkonda Sai Sreenivas all set to make his Bollywood debut with SS Rajamouli-Prabhas’ ‘Chatrapathi’

Telugu film's much-loved actor Bellamkonda Sai Sreenivas is ready to make his big screen debut in Bollywood. He has picked quite an interesting project for his first Hindi film. The actor will be seen in SS Rajamouli's Telugu film 'Chatrapathi'. The m...

I realised we have to be kind to each other, seen a lot of hate: Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt has turned entrepreneur with a kids apparel brand named Ed-a-mamma. Talking about the local brand, the actor had written on her Instagram page, "It’s a fully homegrown brand. Totally vocal for local. And fully atmanirbhar. When I say homegro...

Retired Army general ready for new Senate battle in New Hampshire

Retired Army Gen. Don Bolduc is ready for another tour of duty.The first-time Republican candidate was unsuccessful in his bid this year to unseat Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire. But less than a week after this month’s election,&nb...

Fauci says Christmas and New Year’s restrictions will be necessary due to holiday coronavirus wave

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, wears a protective mask during a news conference in the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020.Chris Kleponis | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesDr....

Elon Musk says SpaceX’s next Starship test flight may happen as early as Wednesday

BOCA CHICA, TX - SEPTEMBER 28: Space enthusiasts look at a prototype of SpaceX's Starship spacecraft at the company's Texas launch facility on September 28, 2019 in Boca Chica near Brownsville, Texas.Loren Elliott | Getty Images News | Getty ImagesSpac...

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Live Updates: Trump, Biden ramp up personal attacks on campaign trail as Election Day draws near

With less than two days until Election Day, President Trump and his Democratic opponent Joe Biden honed in on more pointed, personal attacks on each other in the lead-up to one of the most divisive elections in U.S. history.Tru...

A historic Atlantic hurricane season is ending. Here’s a look at the records it shattered

Danielle Fontenot runs to a relative's home in the rain with her son Hunter ahead of Hurricane Delta, Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, in Lake Charles, La.Gerald Herbert | APAn unforgiving hurricane season shattered records this year, producing the most named sto...

Live Updates: Perdue says Ossoff ‘can’t stop lying’ ahead of Georgia Senate runoff

Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., is lashing back after his Democratic opponent Jon Ossoff accused him of profiting off the coronavirus following a series of stock trades Perdue made earlier in the year that raised the eyebrows of inve...

Vaccine tour: PM Modi arrives at Zydus Biotech Park near Ahmedabad to review COVID vaccine progress

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday arrived in Ahmedabad and proceeded to Zydus Biotech Park of the pharma major Zydus Cadila to review the vaccine development. The visit is the first of his three-city tour to personally review the vaccine develo...