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Karan Johar reveals two of his house staff tested positive for COVID-19

Karan Johar in a statement via his Instagram story revealed that two of his house staff have been tested positive for coronavirus. He wrote, "I'd like to inform you that two members of our household staff have tested positive for COVID-19. As soon as t...

Elizabeth Warren, after swearing off top-dollar fundraisers, to hold one for Biden

Sen. Elizabeth Warren – who during her White House bid repeatedly forswore top-dollar fundraisers with wealthy donors – will host such a gathering for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden next month. The move comes as the progressive s...

Over 2.35 lakh personnel deployed in West Bengal to restore essential infrastructure

Days after cyclone Amphan left a trail of destruction in south West Bengal, the state government on Monday said that it is working to restore its essential services at the earliest and has deployed over 2.35 lakh police personnel and state officials fo...

Subdued Eid al-Fitr in India, Bangladesh amid coronavirus crisis

Muslims in India and Bangladesh celebrated a subdued Eid al-Fitr on Monday, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan under the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic.The three-day holiday that begins with the sighting of the moon is usually a time for ...

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Texas Republican running for Congress compares open borders to sexual assault

In a now-deleted Facebook post, Congressional candidate Jamie Berryhill compared open borders to sexual assault.“A nation without borders is like a woman raped and defiled, her precious valu...

Judge in Flynn case hires lawyer as appeals court reviews his decision not to dismiss: report

U.S. District Court Judge Emmett G. Sullivan has taken the unusual step of hiring an attorney to represent him as an appeals court reviews his decision not to immediately grant the Justice Department's (DOJ's) request to dismiss its case...

Amazon job openings rose in April while they fell at Alphabet, Facebook and Netflix, says Citi

Jeff BezosSarah L. Voisin | The Washington Post | Getty ImagesAmazon displayed over 36,000 job openings at the end of April, up 19% year over year, while openings from scompanies contracted, according to a review by Citi analysts that was published on ...

Coronavirus had infected hundreds in Michigan as Biden, Sanders campaigned there, report finds

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.Hundreds of Michigan residents were likely already infected with the coronavirus around the same time former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders,...

Texas Republican running for Congress compares open borders to sexual assault

In a now-deleted Facebook post, Congressional candidate Jamie Berryhill compared open borders to sexual assault.“A nation without borders is like a woman raped and defiled, her precious valu...

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Questions remain after US cop kills Muslim man who ‘threw rocks’

The Muslim community in the US state of Georgia is searching for answers after a sheriff's deputy shot and killed a Sudanese-American man earlier this month. Yassin Mohamed, 47, was killed on May 9 by an Evans County sheriff's deputy near the rura...

Trump threatens to move GOP convention over coronavirus restrictions in North Carolina

President Donald Trump speaks with reporters about the coronavirus in the James Brady Briefing Room of the White House, Friday, May 22, 2020, in Washington.Alex Brandon | APPresident Donald Trump on Monday said that he "will be reluctantly forced" to m...

Amazon investors want the company to address worker safety at its shareholder meeting

A group of Amazon shareholders is listening to warehouse workers who have raised alarms about safety conditions at the company's facilities during the coronavirus outbreak.The shareholders, who include the managers of pension funds in New York, Califor...

Top sports news: Indian hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr passes away, Roman Reigns turns 35 & more

In Monday's top Sports News (May 25, 2020), countries around the globe continue to be under lockdown due to the outbreak of coronavirus. All sporting events have yet begun as many tournaments have been postponed to a future date like the Olympics 2020...

Nearly two-thirds favor voting by mail, but wide partisan divide: poll

As President Trump continues his full-court press this holiday weekend against states moving to expand voting by mail, a new national poll indicates that by a more than 2-to-1 margin Americans favor allowing balloting through the mail in November’...

Texas Daily

Crenshaw should do ‘town halls, not podcasts’ says Navy vet challenging him

Elisa Cardnell, the Navy veteran and teacher running to replace Rep. Dan Crenshaw, says the Houston-area Republican should spend less time podcasting and more time speaking to his constituents.&...

Presidential debate preview: Bloomberg, on stage for the first time, may become punching bag for Sanders

Leading into the ninth Democratic debate Wednesday night, the ball is in Sen. Bernie Sander’s court.After a strong showing in Iowa and taking first place in New Hampshire, the Vermont Senato...

Gun safety group to invest $8 million in ousting Texas Republicans

Fresh from a victory in Virginia where Republicans lost the statehouse for the first time in decades, Everytown for Gun Safety is planning on investing at least $8 million in Texas to flip the s...

Texas Republican running for Congress compares open borders to sexual assault

In a now-deleted Facebook post, Congressional candidate Jamie Berryhill compared open borders to sexual assault.“A nation without borders is like a woman raped and defiled, her precious valu...

Abbott can’t pick and choose his favorite COVID-19 data

Gov. Greg Abbott announced Monday that most Texas businesses, from bars to bowling alleys, will be allowed to reopen.In a press conference updating Texans about the news, Abbott said he focu...

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U.S. Navy aircraft carrier back at sea nearly 2 months after it was sidelined for coronavirus

The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt transits the Pacific Ocean while conducting training off the coast of California.Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Paul Archer | U.S. NavyWASHINGTON — The U.S. Navy announced Wednesday that the air...

Coronavirus cases in Africa near 100,000: Live updates

The number of those infected with coronavirus in Africa has reached 95,201, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention has reported.More than five million people around the world have now been confirmed to have the coronavirus, accordin...

China will likely face U.S. sanctions over Hong Kong national security law, White House says

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam attends the opening session of the National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on May 22, 2020.Leo Ramirez | AFP | Getty ImagesThe U.S. government will likely impose sanctions on Chin...

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Subdued Eid al-Fitr in India, Bangladesh amid coronavirus crisis

Muslims in India and Bangladesh celebrated a subdued Eid al-Fitr on Monday, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan under the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic.The three-day holiday that begins with the sighting of the moon is usually a time for ...

Plea in Delhi HC seeks release of foreigners linked with Tableeghi Jamaat in institutional quarantine for 50 days

A petition has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking the release of over 900 foreign nationals linked with Tableeghi Jamaat who have been in institutional quarantine for over 50 days.  Over 2,000 members of the Jamaat, including 916 foreign ...

Pompeo defends IG firing: ‘Should have done it some time ago’

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday rejected allegations that he recommended the firing of State Department Inspector General Steve Linick as retaliation for an investigation, calling the idea "patently false" while defending Linick's...

Several Joe Biden fundraisers jump ship from his struggling campaign to back Mike Bloomberg

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event at Sun City Macdonald Ranch February 14, 2020 in Henderson, Nevada.Alex Wong | Getty ImagesKey fundraisers are jumping ship from Joe Biden's struggling pre...

‘Ghoomketu’ trailer: Nawazuddin-Anurag Kashyap’s film is fun ride with Amitabh Bachchan, Ranveer, Sonakshi’s cameos

The trailer for Ghoomketu is out! Starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Anurag Kashyap in the lead roles, the film is a ZEE5 original flick directed by Pushpendra Nath Misra and produced by Phantom Films and Sony Pictures Networks. Nawazuddin plays the titu...

Hanau shooting: Nine dead in attacks at shisha lounges in Germany

At least nine people were killed at two shisha lounges in a German city on Wednesday evening, an assault that federal prosecutors are investigating as a possible far-right attack.The suspect was later found dead at his home early on Thursday after the ...

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Amanda Edwards snags multiple newspaper endorsements

On Sunday, former Houston City Council member and Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Amanda Edwards received an endorsement from the Beaumont Enterprise. Days earlier, Edwards received endorsement...

GOP lawmakers urge Trump to temporarily suspend guest worker programs

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.  GOP members of the House of Representatives lead by House Freedom Caucus Chairman Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., have asked President...

Rebuffing Paxton, many Dallas churches remain virtual

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues and cases around Texas are on the rise, Attorney General Ken Paxton has been a one-man wrecking ball to safety and health measures championed by the state’s mo...

Al Gore visits Texas to register new voters and rally them against climate change

Former vice president Al Gore visited Houston on Wednesday to kick-off a tour in battleground states where he plans to boost voter turnout and rally people against the ongoing climate crisis....

Ramadan 2020: When is Shab-e-Qadar 2020 in India; all you need to know about night of power & blessings

Shab-e-Qadar, the night of power and blessings and is celebrated on the 27th night of Ramzan. Muslims across the world perform night-long prayers on the 27th night of Ramzan to celebrate the first revelation of Holy Quran to Prophet Mohammad. Also kno...

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Did Jaideep Ahlawat just confirm ‘Paatal Lok’ season 2?

Anushka Sharma produced web show 'Paatal Lok' is making headlines currently after the Gorkha community took legal action against the makers for a sexist slug directed towards their women. While the first season of the show has landed into a contro...

US says China blocking return of American passenger jets amid coronavirus rules

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.The Trump administration late Friday accused China of blocking U.S. passenger flights into the country amid coronavirus restrictions, according to a report...

Abbott’s budget cuts threaten higher education, environmental protection

For several weeks, State Comptroller Glenn Hegar has been sounding the alarm on a looming state budget shortfall.The state’s general revenue that lawmakers use to fund state services and age...

Sen. David Perdue’s Big Idea: Give unused work visas to foreign doctors, nurses to combat shortage

The Big Idea is a series that asks top lawmakers and officials to discuss their moonshot — what’s the one proposal, if politics and polls and even price tag were not an issue, they’d implement to change the country for the better?  Bipartisan...

Top sports news: Pak cricketer Taufeeq Umar test COVID-19 positive, Kumble on ICC’s saliva ban decision & more

In Sunday's top Sports News (May 24, 2020), countries around the globe continue to be under lockdown due to the outbreak of coronavirus. All sporting events have yet begun as many tournaments have been postponed to a future date like the Olympics 2020...

Why Hollywood movie-making may become more virtual in a post-coronavirus world

Sir Ian McKellen has said he was "miserable" while filming "The Hobbit," compared to playing Gandalf in "Lord of the Rings," because of too much virtual production, but the technology could become more common in filmmaking in a post-Covid-19 world.New ...

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Disha Patani once again raises mercury level with throwback photo in a monokini

Disha Patani is known to have a perfect bikini body and she flaunts him most stylishly on her social media pages. Today too the actor decided to raise the temperature by sharing a photo wearing a swimsuit. Yes, a while back, Disha took to her Instagram...

Most real estate investment trusts are still getting their rent, except in the retail sector

A mall security officer walks while wearing a protective mask during the coronavirus pandemic on May 17, 2020 in Castaic, California.Robin L Marshall | Getty ImagesThe economic effects of the coronavirus outbreak continue to roil real estate markets, b...

Pompeo accuses Iran of echoing ‘Hitler’s call for genocide’ over ‘final solution’ rhetoric

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Iranian Foreign Minister Javid Zarif of "echoing Hitler's call for genocide" in a Friday morning tweet regarding an Iranian push for what organizers call a "final solution" referendum aimed at creating a...

Biden leads Trump by 12 points in Virginia: poll

A new survey in the swing state of Virginia indicates Democratic presidential challenger Joe Biden topping President Trump by double digits.A Roanoke College Poll released Tuesday shows the former vice president and Democratic Party’s presumptive ...

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Elizabeth Warren, after swearing off top-dollar fundraisers, to hold one for Biden

Sen. Elizabeth Warren – who during her White House bid repeatedly forswore top-dollar fundraisers with wealthy donors – will host such a gathering for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden next month. The move comes as the progressive s...

GOP groups sue California Gov. Newsom, claim vote-by-mail order is ‘brazen power grab’

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.The Republican National Committee, National Republican Congressional Committee and California Republican Party sued Gov. Gavin Newsom and the state's ...

Susan Rice’s resurfaced 2017 comments denying knowledge of Trump team surveillance raise eyebrows

A three-year-old interview clip of former National Security Adviser Susan Rice resurfaced Tuesday after the declassified email she sent to herself on the final day of the Obama administration was released.During an April 2017 appearance on PB...

Hanau shooting: Nine dead in attacks at shisha lounges in Germany

At least nine people were killed at two shisha lounges in a German city on Wednesday evening, an assault that federal prosecutors are investigating as a possible far-right attack.The suspect was later found dead at his home early on Thursday after the ...

Supreme Court blocks House from getting Mueller grand jury materials, a temporary win for Trump

The US Supreme Court is seen in Washington, DC, on May 4, 2020.Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty ImagesThe Supreme Court on Wednesday temporarily blocked House Democrats from obtaining grand jury materials gathered during former special counsel Robert Mueller's ...

Ramadan 2020: When is Shab-e-Qadar 2020 in India; all you need to know about night of power & blessings

Shab-e-Qadar, the night of power and blessings and is celebrated on the 27th night of Ramzan. Muslims across the world perform night-long prayers on the 27th night of Ramzan to celebrate the first revelation of Holy Quran to Prophet Mohammad. Also kno...

Returning to a new normal: Trump spends Saturday at his Virginia golf course

President Trump spent a sunny Saturday at his golf resort outside Washington, D.C. in another sign that the commander-in-chief is eager to resume a normal schedule amid the coronavirus pandemic.TRUMP ANNOUNCES THAT HOUSES OF WORSHIP ARE ‘ESSE...

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Gun safety group to invest $8 million in ousting Texas Republicans

Fresh from a victory in Virginia where Republicans lost the statehouse for the first time in decades, Everytown for Gun Safety is planning on investing at least $8 million in Texas to flip the s...

‘I’m not a gora’: Babar Azam’s savage response to Tanvir Ahmed’s English-speaking criticism – WATCH

Pakistan skipper Babar Azam has responded to former cricketer Tanvir Ahmed’s recent comments on improving his English. Speaking in a Youtube video, the former Pakistan bowler had said that Babar will need to communicate with media as captain and ...

At least 80 million infants could be at risk of various diseases as coronavirus outbreak disrupts routine vaccination

Nurses working with the WHO (World Health Organization) administer the Ebola vaccine to a local doctor at the town all of Mbandaka on May 21, 2018 during the launch of the Ebola vaccination campaign.Junior D. Kannah | AFP | Getty ImagesAt least 80 mill...

Several Joe Biden fundraisers jump ship from his struggling campaign to back Mike Bloomberg

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event at Sun City Macdonald Ranch February 14, 2020 in Henderson, Nevada.Alex Wong | Getty ImagesKey fundraisers are jumping ship from Joe Biden's struggling pre...