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I'll miss you, my dear friend: Rajinikanth condoles death of Vinod Khanna I'll miss you, my dear friend: Rajinikanth condoles death of Vinod Khanna
- April 28, 2017

Khanna passed away at the Sir H N Reliance Foundation Hospital at Girgaum, where he was admitted on March 31. He featured in some of the biggest Bollywood hits like " Mere Apne ", "Insaaf", "Parvarish", "Muqaddar Ka Sikandar", "Qurbani", "Dayavaan", "Mera Gaon Mera Desh", " The Burning Train " and "Amar Akbar Anthony". (more...)
26 paramilitary personnel killed in central India 26 paramilitary personnel killed in central India
- April 27, 2017

He also informed Mr Modi on steps taken for fast evacuation of the injured and the treatment of the injured. Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday directed acting chief of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and a top security officer to stay put in Chhattisgarh to ensure coordinated "targeted" operations against the Naxals, apparently unhappy over the functioning of the paramilitary force. (more...)
The US just lost a trade battle with Mexico The US just lost a trade battle with Mexico
- April 27, 2017

The WTO ruled against the tuna labeling program in November 2015, calling it a "technical barrier to trade". After Donald Trump promised the American people that, under his presidential leadership, the US would win so much that it would become tiresome, the country is still waiting on Trump to win something, anything. (more...)
Major league roundup: Thames hits two more homers in Brewers' win Major league roundup: Thames hits two more homers in Brewers' win
- April 26, 2017

Matt Garza allowed four runs - one earned - over four innings Monday in the Brewers' defeat of the Reds . He extended his home-run streak against the Reds this season to five consecutive games with a solo shot to right in the first. Braun was pinch-hit for by Jesus Aguilar in the sixth inning due to a bruised left foot suffered when he fouled three pitches off his foot in his first at-bat. (more...)
AP journalist covering Kashmir protest helps injured teen AP journalist covering Kashmir protest helps injured teen
- April 25, 2017

The effort was captured by another photographer who then helped Yasin load Jan into a auto being driven by a civilian to take her to a hospital. They raised high-pitched anti-India and pro-freedom slogans. About 70,000 people have been killed in the uprising and in a subsequent Indian military crackdown. Authorities responded by closing colleges, universities and some high schools, but the protests have continued. (more...)
Holiday Inn, Crown Plaza, 10 Others Affected Holiday Inn, Crown Plaza, 10 Others Affected
- April 23, 2017

The company did an internal investigation and found crooks made away with credit card numbers, expiration dates, security codes and card holder names. Based on a new search tool which allows customers to check their own stay state-by-state, the sheer number of properties now numbers in the thousands. (more...)
Lung Association Ranks San Diego 7th Dirtiest City For Ozone Pollution Lung Association Ranks San Diego 7th Dirtiest City For Ozone Pollution
- April 21, 2017

The report finds 125 million people live in areas of the country with unhealthy levels of air pollution. To identify the 25 most polluted US cities, 24/7 Wall St. "Imperial County has five monitors which measure the pollution, whether its ozone and also PM 2.5, PM 10", Lugo said. Experts attributed the improved air quality to cleaner forms of electrical generation and the retirement of aged diesel engines. (more...)
White House Sidewalk Permanently Closed To Public White House Sidewalk Permanently Closed To Public
- April 21, 2017

It may become a bit more hard to snap a ideal selfie of yourself on the southern sidewalk near the White House. In a statement, the Secret Service said the restriction is part of an "ongoing comprehensive review of temporary and permanent security measures at the White House complex". (more...)
NYC mayor looks to raise cigarette prices to $13 per pack
- April 21, 2017

The nation's priciest cigarettes are about to get even more expensive. Mayor Bill de Blasio is pushing legislation to hike New York City's minimum cigarette-pack price to $13, halve the number of stores allowed to sell tobacco products and put pharmacies out of the tobacco business altogether. (more...)
Adityanath govt to hold mass wedding of poor Muslim girls Adityanath govt to hold mass wedding of poor Muslim girls
- April 19, 2017

The state government is contemplating to bring an order against closing schools on the birth and death anniversaries of social leaders, said Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday. The government has directed officials to conduct fresh survey of families who are living Below Poverty Line (BPL) in the state and also to prepare a new list in accordance with the latest survey. (more...)
Lyrid meteor showers expected to peak on Saturday Lyrid meteor showers expected to peak on Saturday
- April 19, 2017

They are pieces of debris from the periodic Comet C/1861 G1 Thatcher which can be seen from Earth each year from mid-April, as the planet runs into the stream of debris from the comet. The meteor shower gets its name because its radiant is located near Alpha Lyrae, the brightest star of the constellation Lyra. If you aren't keen on awaking super early to see the meteors, or staying up very late, there are other sights in the night sky. (more...)
President Trump visiting Kenosha on Tuesday
- April 19, 2017

Trump plans to sign an order in Wisconsin to tighten rules on technology companies bringing in highly skilled foreign workers. Gov. Scott Walker is expected to take part in the event, however, House Speaker Paul Ryan is out of the country and will not attend. (more...)
Las Vegas Will Soon Have Vending Machines That Dispense Clean Needles Las Vegas Will Soon Have Vending Machines That Dispense Clean Needles
- April 19, 2017

Three vending machines located in central Vegas will be operational by the end of May , the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned that heroin use continues to increase across the U.S. (more...)
IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct. in '17 IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct. in '17
- April 19, 2017

Turning to matters global, the Washington-based institution's new World Economic Outlook report expects growth of 3.5% overall this year. The meetings come against the backdrop of a gradually strengthening global picture, especially in many emerging economies, despite resistance to free trade and political unrest in some countries. (more...)