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Ukrainian drones and missiles kill 4 in Russia and Crimea, fresh bombing of Kharkiv leaves 1 dead

Four people died and over 100 were wounded in Ukrainian drone and missile attacks, with one person killed in Russia's aerial bombing of Kharkiv.

23 Jun 2024 8:19 pm
Abortion rights advocate raped by stepfather joins Jill Biden's campaign

Duvall became an advocate after being raped by her stepfather at the age of 12, which resulted in a pregnancy and miscarriage. Her stepfather was convicted of rape and is currently serving time in prison.

23 Jun 2024 8:05 pm
Flooding wreaks havoc in Iowa while most of US sizzles in heat

Floods have disrupted life in Iowa. However, many parts in US are facing severe heat.

23 Jun 2024 4:18 pm
Sri Lankan minister hails UK's decision to maintain LTTE under proscribed list; says move to prevent group from revival

Sri Lankan FM Ali Sabry praises UK's decision to maintain LTTE on proscribed list, thwarting group's revival plans in Sri Lanka. LTTE's international network aims to deproscribe to revive group.

23 Jun 2024 2:53 pm
Drone attack damages vessel west of Yemen's Hodeidah

A drone attack damaged a merchant vessel 65 nautical miles west of Yemen's Hodeidah, according to the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) and British security firm Ambrey on Sunday. Since November, Yemen's militant Houthi group has been launching drone and missile strikes in shipping lanes, expressing solidarity with Palestinians in Israel's conflict with Hamas militants in Gaza.

23 Jun 2024 1:13 pm
US mass shooting: Death toll rises to 4 in Arkansas grocery store attack

A fourth victim has died following a shooting at the Mad Butcher grocery store in Fordyce, Arkansas, which left 14 people injured, including nine civilians and two law enforcement officers. The suspect, Travis Eugene Posey, 44, has been charged with four counts of capital murder. Four of the wounded remain hospitalized, with one in critical condition.

23 Jun 2024 9:09 am
Yemen's Houthis conduct joint military operation targeting ships in Israel

Yemen's Houthi rebels, in coordination with the Islamic Resistance in Iraq, conducted a military operation targeting ships at Israel's Haifa port using drones. The attacks aimed to disrupt shipping in solidarity with Palestinians in the Gaza conflict. The Iranian-aligned Houthis have been involved in ongoing drone and missile strikes in shipping lanes, resulting in casualties and tensions.

23 Jun 2024 3:59 am
'Idiot actually touched lion': Indian woman shares ordeal in Kenya safari in viral post

A social media post by an Indian woman chronicling the uncouth behavior of Indian tourists outside has gone viral as she posted video of a man trying to touch the lion during a safari in Kenya. Owing to the irresponsible behavior of some Indian tourists, the rest of the Indians had to hear his one is from your country, Meenakshi Sharan wrote in her long X post urging social media users to shame the offenders.

23 Jun 2024 1:31 am
Tajikistan bans hijab in campaign against public religiosity: All you need to know

Tajikistan parliament has approved the law banning hijab referred to as 'alien garments' ahead of Eid al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha imposing penalties for offenders. The move comes as part of the government's continuous efforts to curb public display of religion and to promote Tajiki culture. It also banned Idi, the custom in which children seek gift and money during Eid. The Muslim-majority country is dominated by various sects of Islam -- Sunni Muslim population in majority.

23 Jun 2024 12:59 am
Taylor Swift's epic selfie with Prince William has a hidden message

Taylor has been dating Travis Kelce for almost a year now but the duo made their relationship Instagram official as Saturday with Taylor posting a selfie with Prince William in London. Fans are claiming that this was the most epic way to debut on Instagram -- with Prince William, Prince George and Princess Charlotte. It was a backstage moment during Taylor's maiden London Eras Tour show at Wembley Stadium.

22 Jun 2024 11:44 pm
Barron Trump and DJT meme coin: What is the new controversy?

Infamous Martin Shkreli recently claimed Donald Trump's youngest son Barron Trump approached him through a friend for creating the DJT meme coin. But Martin Shkreli could not provide any evidence of Barron Trump's involvement in the project. Crypto sleuth ZachXBT unveiled that Shkreli had created the token as part of an alleged pump-and-dump scheme.

22 Jun 2024 9:12 pm
Who is viral 'hawk tuah' girl? 5 things about this Internet sensation

'Hawk tuah' has taken over the Internet as social media users are having a hard time to get over the viral 'hawk tuah' girl. The vigorous act of spitting in reply to an otherwise erotic question left the Internet stunned and now 'hawk tuah' merchandise are also available. The girl was asked What's one move in bed that makes a man go crazy every time? Oh you have got to give it that 'hawk tuah' and spit on that thang, you get me? she said.

22 Jun 2024 8:12 pm
How Tim Cook responded to Trump's Green Card proposal

Apple's Tim Cook was one of the titans present at a business roundtable meeting where Donald Trump talked about finding ways to keep US-educated talent at home. The tech and business leaders supported Trump's idea and days after the roundtable, Trump, in a podcast, said that he would give automatic Green Cards to foreign students graduating in US, if elected to power.

22 Jun 2024 7:32 pm
Watch: Prince William 'shakes it off' at Taylor Swift concert. A selfie follows

It was Taylor Swift's first concert in London and Prince William's 42nd birthday. Both the occasions merged as William decided to celebrate his birthday witnessing Swift's magic from a private box at Wembley Stadium where he took Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis.

22 Jun 2024 6:22 pm
'Vomiting face emoji': 3 deans at Columbia University placed on leave for belittling campus Jews' worries

Three deans of Columbia University were passing snide remarks on a group chat when a panel discussion on Jewish campus life was going on. They said the remarks of the panelists; were difficult to listen to and one of the deans posted vomiting face emoji. Their chats were photographed by an alum sitting behind one of the deans.

22 Jun 2024 6:02 pm