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Remembering Hiroshima Day, with Death Toll at 164621 So Far

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Residents in Hiroshima observed a minute of silence today marking the 72nd anniversary of the first atom bomb usage on August 6, 1945 by the US to end World War ...

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Ed Sheeran Calls it Quits on Twitter Saga over Lady Gaga

The singer and song writer Ed Sheeran had a harrowing time for his remarks published in a na interview in “The Sun” magazine on Monday. The singer had said he ...

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Japan Parliament Allows Emperor to Abdicate Throne For Son

Japan’s Upper House passed the special bill on Friday, paving the way for Emperor Akihito to step down and pass the throne to his eldest son, Crown Prince Naruhito, a ...

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SouthWest 72-Hr Sale Offer Now Available for Less than $100

Southwest Airlines in the US is selling its round-trip ticket for less than $100 round trip and less than $49 for single trip as part of its big twice-a-year fare ...

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Stratolaunch, World Largest Twin Aircraft Rolls Out for Fuel Test

For the first time ever, the Stratolaunch aircraft moved out of the hangar to conduct aircraft fueling tests. This marks the completion of the initial aircraft construction phase and transition into the aircraft ground and flight testing phase. (credit: Stratolaunch Systems Corp.)

Stratolaunch Systems, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s aviation firm has just rolled out the much awaited world’s largest twin aircraft today weighing 227,000kg and resting on 28 wheels for the first ...

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Meet Ananya Vinay, Winner of 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee Contest

Ananya Vinay, 12, soon after winning the Scripps Spelling Bee contest 2017 (Video Grab)

Ananya Vinaya, 12, missed last year’s Spelling Bee final round when she misspelt a relatively easy word, “multivalent” but this year she was able to hone up her skills and ...

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White House Spokesman Explains What ‘Covfefe’ Means…

The brouhaha stirred by US President Donald Trump’s tweet using a unique word ‘covfefe’ has a cryptic explanation, going by White House press secretary Sean Spicer. “The president and a ...

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ABC Show ‘Once Upon a Time’ Coming Back, Who’s In and Who’s Out?

Emma Swan in Once Upon a Time season Six (Photo Courtesy: ABC)

ABC’s popular show “Once Upon a Time” is returning in its seventh season. The fairy tale series, however, changed its cast significantly. Out of nine regulars in the last season, ...

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Watch Angry Pedestrian’s Funny Youtube Video Going Viral Now

Here is a funny video going viral on Youtube, captured wisely spanning less than a minute. It shows a middle-aged man in Adelaide, who was crossing the road with his ...

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Ramadan Month Begins: Here’s How it’s Observed Around Globe

Ramadan or Ramzan, the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, and lasts 29–30 days based on the visual sightings of the crescent moon, according to numerous biographical accounts compiled in ...

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Japan Rewrites History, Allows Emperor to Abdicate Throne

Then Crown Prince Akihito on his wedding day, 10 April 1959

Once regarded divine power, the oldest monarchy of Japan will undergo another major change with the passage of a bill by the government to let the current aged Emperor Akihito ...

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Kulbhushan Jadhav ICJ Verdict: What Next?

The International Court of Justice today gave out its verdict on India’s plea on Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence case in Pakistan, saying the Indian should have been given consular access. ...

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Emergency Meeting Triggers Concern Over Queen Elizabeth’s Health Ahead of Elections

An emergency meeting of royal staff called at the Buckingham Palace on Thursday triggered concerns about the health of Queen Elizabeth, 91 and her consort, Prince Philip, 95. Though the ...

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SpaceX to Launch Spy Satellite, Why Now?

On Sunday, SpaceX, the private space company vying for space supremacy, will launch its first national security and strategic satellite for the US military purportedly aimed at tracking the nuclear ...

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North Korea Threatens Use of Nuclear Bombs if US Attacks

Beset with a direct confrontation with the US aircraft in the vicinity, North Korea on Tuesday warned of a nuclear attack on the United States even at a single sign ...

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First Time India Becomes Net Exporter of Electricity to Neighbours

Central Electricity Authority of India has become for the firs time  a net importer of electricity to neighbouring Nepal and Bangladesh. In 2016-17 (April to February 2017), India has exported ...

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London Attacker Acted Alone, Admits UK’s Scotland Yard Police

UK investigative police Scotland Yard has finally admitted that they could not establish any motive behind the London attacker Khalid Masood whose brazen act in front of the British Parliament ...

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Freak Incidents in London Trigger Fears of Terrorist Attack?

  In what was not in line with established terrorist attacks, a freak accident on Thames Bridge threw off chaos and later one man with knives was shot dead for ...

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Preet Bharara Shown Exit Door by Trump or Fired Unceremoniously?

US attorney Preet Bharara, who made headlines when he arrested Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade and subjected her to strip search ignoring the diplomatic immunity she had, has been fired by ...

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Fear Grips Indian Immigrants as America Returns to Cowboy Days

indian american racial attacks

The widow of Srinivas Kuchibhotla, shot to death amid war cry to “Get Out of My Country” by a white extremist candidly asked herself whether they belonged to America and ...

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