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Peter Buck, Last Co-Founder Of Subway, Dies At 90; Look At His Journey

Nov 25, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Subway Co-Founder Peter Buck Death: He was a nuclear physicist whose $1000 investment in a friend's sandwich shop provided genesis for his billion-dollar chain, Subway.

US Experts Expect Homicidal Charges On SUV Driver Who Ran Over Christmas Parade

Nov 25, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

A man ran his SUV over a Christmas parade in USA which left 6 people dead and over 60, injured. Legal experts are now contemplating homicidal charges against him because he didn't press the brake.


US Claims To Be Undecided On CAATSA Sanctions Waiver To India

While acknowledging that India-US ties have deepened in the last few years, US says that there are no blanket waivers in CAATA sanctions. India recently bought S-400 missile defence system from Russia which might invite these sanctions.

Amoral 21st Century Mercenary: Apple Sues Pegasus Maker NSO Group

Nov 24, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Apple said in a complaint filed in federal court in California that NSO Group's spyware, called Pegasus, had been used to attack a small number of Apple customers worldwide.


US Increases Sanctions On Russia-Germany Gas Pipeline

The United States has tried to slow or stop the construction of Nord Stream 2, which would carry Russian gas to Germany. Fearing Russia's stronghold over energy in Europe, it has announced new sanctions on the pipeline.

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22 November, 2021

US: SUV Runs Into Christmas Parade Leaving 5 Dead, 40 Injured

Associated Press (AP)

In the video, cries of "Oh my god!" can be heard as a red colour SUV rammed into a Christmas parade. A Catholic priest, multiple parishioners and schoolchildren were among those injured.


19 November, 2021

US Attorneys Investigating Instagram Say It Ignored Research About Physical, Mental Health Of Young People

Associated Press (AP)

Facebook's own research made it aware of the harms Instagram can cause teenagers (especially teen girls) when it comes to mental health and body image issues. US Attorneys are now investigating Meta Platforms.


17 November, 2021

Don't Know Where It Will Lead: Nobel Peace Prize Winning Journalist Maria Ressa

Associated Press (AP)

Nobel Peace Prize winning journalist Maria Ressa wonders, Will her battle against a libel suit in the Philippines lead to jail time? Will she be able to travel to Norway to accept her prestigious award next month?


16 November, 2021

Pakistan Cricket Board To Host 2025 Champions Trophy, First ICC Tourney After 1996 - Full Schedule 2024-2031

Koushik Paul

Good news for Pakistan as India scheduled to host three world events as ICC confirms 14 host countries who will stage men’s white-ball events from 2024-2031.


16 November, 2021

Will US Slap Sanction Against India For Buying S400-Missile System From Russia?

Seema Guha

According to Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) passed by the US Congress in 2017, any country working against US interests will be under sanctions. Helping Russian arms sales is not in the US interest.


16 November, 2021

US President Joe Biden Hopes New $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Can Boost His Popularity

Associated Press (AP)

Support for US President Joe Biden took a hit amid rising inflation and the inability to fully shake the public health and economic risks from Covid-19.


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15 November, 2021

Now Playing: All Songs About Taylor Swift's Exes Ft. Jake Gyllenhaal And Joe Jonas

Outlook Web Bureau

The song 'All Too Well,' which tells the tale of a 21-year-old girl's three-month-long relationship with a man who eventually ends up breaking her heart, is being widely speculated as the love story between Swift and Gyllenhaal.


14 November, 2021

Eyeing 2028 Los Angeles Olympics, ICC Likely To Award 2024 T20 World Cup To USA

PTI

The 2024 T20 World Cup is expected to have 20 teams and 55 matches as compared to the 2021 and 2022 editions which have 16 teams playing 45 matches.


14 November, 2021

Covid-19: Three Snow Leopards Die At Lincoln Children's Zoo In US

Associated Press (AP)

The zoo made the announcement in a Facebook post Friday, describing the deaths of the three leopards — named Ranney, Everest, and Makalu— as 'truly heartbreaking'.


11 November, 2021

US Temple Trafficking: Workers Claim They Were Lured From India To Build Temple At Low Cost

Associated Press (AP)

The Hindu organization Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha, or BAPS, got workers from India on R-1 visas and allegedly paid them $1.2/day. Similar lawsuits have come up in 4 US states now.


10 November, 2021

Trump Admin Officials Were Intermingling Election Campaigns With Govt Duties: Federal Investigation

Outlook Web Desk

Hatch Act of the United States prohibits civil service employees in the executive branch of the federal government from engaging in some forms of political activity. Investigation reveals Trump admin officials violated it.


05 November, 2021

Dark Skinned Latinos Face More Discrimination, Even In Their Own Community, Study Finds

Associated Press (AP)

A study by Pew Research Center recently found that Latinos with relatively darker skin tones face more discrimination, even within their own community.


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05 November, 2021

US President Joe Biden Administration Sues Texas Over New Voting Laws

Associated Press (AP)

The lawsuit does not challenge the entirety of a sweeping measure signed in September by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott in Texas, which already has some of the nation's toughest voting rules.


Photo Gallery

Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Assembly Pritam Singh during a protest near the State Secretariat against the Devasthanam Act, in Dehradun.

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Indian Player Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

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MP & Bollywood actor Sunny Deol with his son Karan Deol (L) during Karan's birthday celebrations, at Sunny Super Sound studio in Mumbai.

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Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India flags off a convoy of over 50 Lamborghinis as part of the Lamborghini Espierenza Giro India 2021, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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Lok Janshakti Party (Ramvilas) President Chirag Paswan inspects Bapu Auditorium for preparation of his party foundation day function, in Patna.

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