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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 ...

Politics

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.&...

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...

Trump announces $19B to farmers, ranchers to ‘maintain the health’ of the food supply chain amid coronavirus

President Trump on Tuesday announced a $19 billion coronavirus food assistance program to support farmers and ranchers and “maintain the health of the food supply chain” in the United States amid the coronavirus crisis."The farmers and ranchers are inc...

Salman Khan visits parents in Mumbai for few hours before returning to Panvel: Report

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan reportedly visited his house in Mumbai on Tuesday, taking necessary precautions, to check in on his parents after spending 60 days at his Panvel farmhouse during the nationwide coronavirus lockdown. His parents have been...

Elizabeth Warren came out swinging, and Mike Bloomberg was left battered — highlights from the Nevada Democratic debate

Just three days before the crucial Nevada caucuses, six candidates took the stage in a contentious debate, firing off rounds of attacks on newcomer Mike Bloomberg.Former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, Sen. Elizabeth Warr...

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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

Texas Supreme Court Justice Debra Lehrmann tests positive for COVID-19

Today Texas Supreme Court Justice Debra Lehrmann and her husband both tested positive for the coronavirus. She is the highest-ranking official in Texas who is known to have tested posit...

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...

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...

Gov. Abbott’s base comes with gloves and masks off

Texas’ progressive populist Jim Hightower once said, “the only thing in the middle of the road are yellow lines and dead armadillos.” It’s a fate Governor Abbott would like to avoid as he tries ...

Amid pandemic and pandemonium, Harris County appoints new Clerk

As the GOP’s crusade against safe voting continues here in Texas and nationally, the Harris County Commissioner’s Court on Tuesday appointed a replacement for outgoing County Clerk Diane Trautma...

Law and Order

COVID-19 crisis: Can resume competition ‘once vaccine is in place’, says International Hockey Federation

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) says they can only resume competition once a vaccine is available for the coronavirus pandemic. FIH in its five-stage process, devised for the resumption of the game at different levels. It has said that "tran...

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 ...

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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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...

Dozens of migrants missing off Canary Isles

Rescuers are searching for two boats carrying dozens of migrants missing at sea between Western Sahara and the Canary Islands, as Spain continued to deport those who survived the perilous voyage from Africa's western coastline.A spokeswoman for Salvame...

Modinomics Unplugged: Aatmanirbhar Bharat

Modinomics is not merely an economic philosophy but a tremendously powerful idea that is progressive,wealth-creating, egalitarian, welfarist, capitalist, meritocratic and entrepreneurial. More importantly, Modinomics is about technological prowess, opt...

New Mexico Republicans, Gov. Lujan Grisham clash over reopening state

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.New Mexico Senate Republicans and Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham exchanged biting words in a pair of letters this week over Republican demands...

China plans new national security law for Hong Kong

China will propose a national security law for Hong Kong in response to last year's sometimes violent pro-democracy protests that plunged the city into its deepest turmoil since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997, according to state news agency X...

Defense secretary doubles down on aggressive timeline to have coronavirus vaccine ready by the end of the year

U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper speaks as President Donald Trump listens during a news briefing on the latest development of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. at the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House March 18, 2020 in Washingto...

Dallas Morning News

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...

‘Will miss playing in front of huge crowd’: Shikhar Dhawan

Team India cricketer Shikhar Dhawan has expressed his thoughts on how all players will miss playing in front of a packed crowd if the tournaments are gonna take place behind closed doors for some time amid coronavirus outbreak. Dhawan was doing a...

Treasury yields tick lower as investors await economic data, auctions

At 2:45 a.m. ET, the benchmark 10-year Treasury note, which moves inversely to price, was lower at around 1.5576%, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was lower at around 2.0049%.Market focus is largely attuned to the coronavirus out...

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...

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...

Video News

Nicaragua’s ‘express burials’ hide true COVID-19 scale: Doctors

Doctors are warning of looming coronavirus chaos in Nicaragua, where victims' families and the opposition accuse President Daniel Ortega's government of ordering "express burials" to hide the true number of infections. To date, the Central America...

Twitter knocks down Bernie Sanders’ suggestion that Russian trolls are behind online attacks from his supporters

Democratic presidential hopeful Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders speaks during the ninth Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season co-hosted by NBC News, MSNBC, Noticias Telemundo and The Nevada Independent at the Paris Theater i...

Trump hits the swing states, even with campaign battle in coronavirus limbo

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. President Trump will head to Michigan on Thursday to tour a Ford Motor Company plant that’s producing ventilators for hospitals in the...

Biden says ‘you ain’t black’ if torn between him and Trump, in dustup with Charlamagne tha God

Joe Biden faced a swift backlash on Friday for suggesting during a contentious radio interview with host Charlamagne tha God that those having a hard time "figuring out" whether to support him or President Trump "ain't black."The dustup occurred 1...

Trump friend Roger Stone is set to be sentenced. Here’s what you need to know

Roger Stone, former campaign adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, arrives for his criminal trial on charges of lying to Congress, obstructing justice and witness tampering at U.S. District Court in Washington, November 6, 2019.Tom Brenner | ReutersR...

Former Trump advisor Michael Flynn asks appeals court to remove judge and dismiss criminal case

Michael Flynn, former U.S. national security adviser, exits federal court in Washington, D.C., on Monday, June 24, 2019.Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesFormer national security advisor Michael Flynn on Tuesday asked a federal appeals court to o...

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Consumers lose $3 billion a year in unspent gift cards

Americans love gift cards. And the U.S. is the world's biggest market — by a long shot.The plastic cash substitute has been the most popular holiday item on shoppers' lists for 13 years in a row.  In 2019 alone, U.S. consumers loaded up on gi...

Mark Zuckerberg led Facebook to an all-time high this week — here’s who runs the company with him

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., arrives for a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019.Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesFacebook has gone through an ...

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...

Interactive: How did we get to five million coronavirus cases?

More than five million people have now been infected by the new coronavirus worldwide.The landmark figure was reached on Thursday, almost five months after the first reported case in the Chinese city of Wuhan last December. More than 328,000 peopl...

Sport News

Danger lurks in lockdown for survivors of trafficking, violence

Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) who have been forced to leave their home countries are now facing greater risks in the United Kingdom due to the spread of coronavirus and the restrictions brought into force to fight it, according t...

Can a progressive beat the most conservative Democrat in the Texas Senate?

On March 3, 2020, in the shadow of a contentious presidential primary election, incumbent legislators and scores of primary challengers ran to serve in one of the 181 seats of the Texas Legislat...

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...

Trump threatens to keep WHO funding freeze in place after WH investigation

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.President Trump released a blistering letter late Monday to the head of the World Health Organization, stating that his administration conducted an investi...

Netizens demand Zack Snyder’s cut of Justic League as director gets ready to host ‘Man of Steel’ watch party

Twitterati on Tuesday began trending Zack Snyder's Justice League demanding the release of the so-called "Snyder Cut" of 2017's Justice League. It is clear that director Zack Snyder's vision for the film didn't align with that of Warner Bros, and ...

Former Trump advisor Michael Flynn asks appeals court to remove judge and dismiss criminal case

Michael Flynn, former U.S. national security adviser, exits federal court in Washington, D.C., on Monday, June 24, 2019.Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesFormer national security advisor Michael Flynn on Tuesday asked a federal appeals court to o...

BSEB Class 10 result: Bihar Board Matric results likely to be declared today, check @onlinebseb.in

The Bihar Board class 10th result is likely to be declared on Wednesday (May 20). Candidates can check the result on the official website-biharboardonline.bihar.gov.in The results would also be made available on onlinebseb.in as well. Third-party webs...

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Fire breaks out at Delhi hospital, no casualties reported

A massive fire broke out in Delhi's Cygnus Orthocare Hospital, a designated COVID-19 hospital in the national capital on Saturday. At least eight fire tenders were rushed to the spot. So far, no casualties have been reported. As per reports, the fire...

COVID-19 crisis: Can resume competition ‘once vaccine is in place’, says International Hockey Federation

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) says they can only resume competition once a vaccine is available for the coronavirus pandemic. FIH in its five-stage process, devised for the resumption of the game at different levels. It has said that "tran...

Interactive: How did we get to five million coronavirus cases?

More than five million people have now been infected by the new coronavirus worldwide.The landmark figure was reached on Thursday, almost five months after the first reported case in the Chinese city of Wuhan last December. More than 328,000 peopl...

Ohio’s Republican governor calls for public to wear masks: ‘This is not about whether you’re left or right’

Republican Gubernatorial-elect Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine gives his victory speech after winning the Ohio gubernatorial race at the Ohio Republican Party's election night party at the Sheraton Capitol Square on November 6, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio...