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Friday, Date: Sep 29, 2023 Time: 7:13 pm

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Newest National monument created

Washington: US President Joe Biden has announced a new national monument, preserving a vast swathe of land around the Grand Canyon in Arizona.The nearly 1m acre (404,700 hectare) Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni Grand Canyon National Monument includes thousands of indigenous cultural sites.The designation also severely limits the amount of mining permitted in the area.Mr Biden […]

Ukraine Conflict High on Agenda for G-20 Summit in New Delhi-US

Washington: The ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine is set to feature prominently in discussions at the upcoming G-20 Summit in New Delhi next month, as confirmed by a senior US official. Leaders of the G-20, including US President Joe Biden, are slated to convene in New Delhi next month.When asked if any possible outcome […]

Donald Trump pleads not guilty to election charges

Washington: Former US President Donald Trump has pleaded not guilty in a Washington DC court to conspiring to overturn his 2020 election defeat.During a short arraignment, he spoke softly to confirm his not-guilty plea, name and age, and that he was not under the influence of any substances.He later told reporters the case was “persecution […]

HBO Euphoria actor ‘Fez’ dead

Washington: Angus Cloud, who starred on HBO hit series Euphoria has died aged 25.Cloud, who played drug dealer Fezco “Fez” O’Neill on the teen drama, died.“It is with the heaviest heart that we had to say goodbye to an incredible human today,” said a statement from Cloud’s family.Cloud buried his father last week, according to […]

Helicopter crash-Four military aircrew missing

Queenland: Four people are missing after a military helicopter crashed off the coast of Queensland in Australia.The incident took place during a night-time training exercise between the Australian and US military off Lindeman Island.Defence Minister Richard Marles said a search and rescue mission was immediately launched.“The four air crew are yet to be found,” Marles […]

Woman Smothers Newborn Baby to Death, Buries Body in House Backyard – Arrested

Anchuthengu: In another gruesome incident, a 42-year-old woman was arrested after she allegedly smothered her newborn child to death and buried the body in a pit in her house backyard in Anchuthengu.Police have arrested the woman, identified as Juli, who confessed to the crime.The woman was a widow and no one in her family knew […]

UK tycoon bailed in US fraud case but can’t use superyacht

Washington: A New York City court has imposed sweeping restrictions on British billionaire Joe Lewis as he awaits trial on insider trading charges.Mr Lewis, 86, pleaded not guilty and was granted $300m (£230m) bail.But the Manhattan judge required him to surrender his passport and banned him from using his superyacht.Mr Lewis is not allowed to […]

US heatwave leads to rising number of burns, medics

Washington: A prolonged heatwave in the US has led to an uptick in severely burned patients who were injured after touching hot surfaces or objects.Medics in Arizona said some patients were hurt after falling onto asphalt which had been heated by the sun.The city of Phoenix has now seen a record-breaking 24 consecutive days of […]

Barbie movie wins box office battle

Washington: The Barbie film has become the US and Canada’s biggest film of the year so far, said distributor Warner Bros.An estimated $155m (£120m) was made in its opening weekend, the company said.Meanwhile, new release Oppenheimer – also out on Friday – made $93.7m (£72m) in the US, said Universal Pictures.The features come at a […]

India, US agree to work towards broader bilateral Drug Policy Framework

Washington: India and the United States agreed to work towards a broader and deeper bilateral Drug Policy Framework for the 21st Century, the Biden administration said after talks between officials from the two countries.“What we’ve really worked on over the last couple of days is the three pillars. One is the counter-narcotics and the work […]