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India's monsoon floods kill dozens, displace thousands

2 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

As tens of thousands became homeless, there’s growing concern about the lack of food and supplies.
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Priyanka Chopra is worth an estimated $20 million - here's how she made her fortune

Priyanka Chopra is worth an estimated $20 million - here's how she made her fortune

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Priyanka Chopra is an actress, humanitarian, model, producer, and former pageant queen with an impressive estimated net worth of $20 million. In 2000 she won the title of Miss...
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India's Women Warriors

5 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

In India, women fight to enter a sacred temple as part of a larger battle against discrimination within Hinduism.
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India announces new date for lunar lander mission following ‘technical snag'

India announces new date for lunar lander mission following ‘technical snag'

5 hours ago   |   RT

The Indian Space Research Organization has announced the new launch date for its Chandrayaan-2 mission to the Moon, which was forced to abort just 56 minutes before liftoff on...
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Bangladesh floods worsen after breach, death toll nears 100 in India

8 hours ago   |   National Post

DHAKA/GUWAHATI - One of Bangladesh's main rivers breached an embankment, flooding a northern district and forcing thousands from their homes, an official said on Thursday, as...
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Dutch airline KLM apologized after a tweet telling followers you're more likely to survive a plane crash if you're sitting at the back

Dutch airline KLM apologized after a tweet telling followers you're more likely to survive a plane crash if you're sitting at the back

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

KLM apologized for a tweet from one of its verified regional accounts about where in a plane you are most likely to survive a crash. KLM India tweeted that "Seats at the back...
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Netflix to roll out cheaper mobile-only plan for India

11 hours ago   |   Reuters

Netflix Inc said on Wednesday it would roll out a lower-priced mobile-only plan in India within the next three months to tap into a price-sensitive market at a time the...
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Netflix to roll out cheaper mobile-only plan in India

19 hours ago   |   Reuters

Netflix Inc said on Wednesday it would roll out a lower-priced mobile-only plan in India, tapping into a price-sensitive market where data consumption on smartphones is surging.
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Man found guilty of British schoolgirl's rape, killing in India

23 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Court overturns earlier acquittal of Samson D'Souza for the rape and killing of 15-year-old Scarlett Keeling.
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Imran Khan Mustn't Let Trump Make Pakistan a Scapegoat

Imran Khan Mustn't Let Trump Make Pakistan a Scapegoat

1 day ago   |   Foreign Policy

Almost four decades after the first U.S.-Pakistani mission in Afghanistan, Islamabad risks getting caught in the crosshairs of great-power politics again. Only deft diplomacy...
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Jeffrey Epstein Denied Bail in Sex Trafficking Case

Jeffrey Epstein Denied Bail in Sex Trafficking Case

A federal judge denied bail to wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein on Thursday, ruling that he will remain jailed as he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking and conspiracy... Read more ...

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker with 12 people on board, state media says

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker with 12 people on board, state media says

Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard forces have seized a foreign oil tanker accused of smuggling oil with a crew of 12, Iran's state TV reported Thursday. Read more ...

Jeffrey Epstein Is Denied Bail In Sex Trafficking Case

Jeffrey Epstein Is Denied Bail In Sex Trafficking Case

U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman ordered the 66-year-old multimillionaire to remain in jail until trial. Federal prosecutors had called Epstein a flight risk. Read more ...

'They lack humanity': Jon Stewart and 9/11 first responders excoriate GOP...

'They lack humanity': Jon Stewart and 9/11 first responders excoriate GOP senators who blocked renewal of funding for 9/11 victims

Comedian Jon Stewart and 9/11 first responders are slamming the two Republican Senators who blocked swift passage of a bill to permanently renew the 9/11 Victim Compensation... Read more ...

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle

The House on Thursday passed legislation to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, following through on a key Democratic campaign promise and ending a... Read more ...

Rory McIlroy had 2 disastrous holes through his nightmarish first round at...

Rory McIlroy had 2 disastrous holes through his nightmarish first round at the Open Championship that took him from tournament favorite to struggling to make the cut

Rory McIlroy got off to a bad start at the Open Championship on Thursday. McIlroy's first drive landed out of bounds, and eventually needed eight strokes to finish the par-4... Read more ...

IStandWithIlhan: Bernie Sanders, George Takei, and Susan Sarandon are among...

IStandWithIlhan: Bernie Sanders, George Takei, and Susan Sarandon are among thousands voicing support for the congresswoman after Trump rally attendees chanted 'send her back'

Thousands of people used the hashtags IStandWithIlhan and IStandWithIlhanOmar after President Donald Trump's supporters chanted "Send her back" in an apparent reference to the... Read more ...

Toys R Us is officially back from the dead, but its new stores won't...

Toys R Us is officially back from the dead, but its new stores won't actually make any money selling toys

Two Toys R Us stores are opening in high-end malls in time for 2019 holiday shopping. Toys R Us's parent company Tru Kids won't make any money from the sale of toys, with... Read more ...

House Dems warn Omar in 'imminent danger' after Trump rally chants

House Dems warn Omar in 'imminent danger' after Trump rally chants

House Democrats erupted in fury Thursday over President Donald Trump's attacks at freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar at his reelection rally, fearful that crowd chants of “send her back”... Read more ...

North Carolina zoo employee killed in accident at zoo, officials say

North Carolina zoo employee killed in accident at zoo, officials say

A zoo employee was killed in a workplace training accident Thursday morning, according to park officials. Read more ...