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Here is why hundreds in US jumped into ice-cold water in Santa Hats to ring in 2020

Polar bear plunges were also held in such locales as North Beach, Maryland; Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island; and Perth, Ontario.

02 Jan 2020 2:52 PM

At 67,385, India records highest number of babies born globally on New Year's Day

An estimated 392,078 babies were born around the world on New Year's Day, according to UNICEF.

02 Jan 2020 10:20 AM

‘5 stabbed at Hanukkah gathering was act of intolerance’: New York City Guv

Authorities have not provided a motive for the attack, but Cuomo said it was an example of larger problems.

30 Dec 2019 12:20 PM

Great Thunberg, teen climate activist, named TIME magazine's 'Person of the Year'

The 16-year-old first hit the headlines for her solo strike against global warming outside Sweden's parliament last year.

12 Dec 2019 1:07 PM

Megan Rapinoe adds a goal for 2020: helping Democrats win White House

The Ballon D’or winner caught the ire of US President Donald Trump during her team’s World Cup run.

10 Dec 2019 5:41 PM

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Megan Rapinoe bags Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year honor

The midfielder also picked up the prestigious Ballon d’Or award for the world’s best female player.

10 Dec 2019 9:14 AM

‘Balloons will fly’ at Macy’s iconic Thanksgiving parade in New York

Concerns had been mounting earlier in the week over a forecast of strong winds on Thanksgiving Day.

29 Nov 2019 11:17 AM

Indian-origin CEO sentenced to over 4 years in prison for securities fraud

Anilesh Ahuja, 51 was the founder, chief executive officer, and chief investment officer of Premium Point Investments (PPI).

29 Nov 2019 10:05 AM

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella tops Fortune's Businessperson of the Year 2019

The list is topped by Nadella, who has been at the helm of the technology giant since 2014.

20 Nov 2019 1:32 PM

Leaked govt files show how China organised mass detention of Uighurs, Muslims

Beijing denies any mistreatment of the Uighurs or others in Xinjiang.

18 Nov 2019 12:19 PM

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Nita Ambani elected to board of Metropolitan Museum of Art

In 2017, the Reliance Foundation committed to support exhibitions that explore and celebrate the arts of India.

13 Nov 2019 5:15 PM

'737 MAX expected to resume flying in January,' says Boeing

Boeing will then submit to the FAA all the necessary materials to support software certification.

12 Nov 2019 1:18 PM

'Told me to undermine him': Nikki Haley alleges disloyalty in team Trump by top aide

The former South Carolina governor said the meeting lasted more than an hour and that they never raised the issue to her again.

11 Nov 2019 9:41 AM

US identifies likely 'culprit’ of vaping illnesses outbreak that killed at least 40

Symptoms of the vaping illness include trouble breathing, chest pain, fatigue and vomiting.

09 Nov 2019 9:48 AM

McDonald's ousts CEO over consensual relationship with employee

In an email to employees, Easterbrook acknowledged he had a relationship with an employee and said it was a mistake.

04 Nov 2019 8:32 AM

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Pakistan violated Vienna convention in Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ Prez to UNGA

In a major victory for India, the ICJ had ruled that Pakistan must review the death sentence awarded to Jadhav.

31 Oct 2019 1:52 PM

'UN chief hasnt shown courage,' says Official on Jamal Khashoggi's killing

The report revealed that the late Saudi journalist was the victim of a 'deliberate and premeditated execution'.

28 Oct 2019 9:49 AM

Times Square billboard depicts hog-tied President Donald Trump

Trump’s son, Donald Trump Jr, tweaked the media Friday for not writing about the billboard sooner.

19 Oct 2019 3:12 PM

Some UN agency personnel in India able to operate in Kashmir: UN spokesperson

Strict restrictions were first imposed across Kashmir on August 5 when the Centre announced its decision to abrogate Article 370.

09 Oct 2019 8:59 AM

Uber launches helicopter services in New York; fares up to USD 225 per person

The roughly eight-minute flight will cost between USD 200 and USD 225 per person and include ground transportation on either side of trip.

04 Oct 2019 10:35 AM

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