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By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2021 01:38 PM IST
- American actor and The Twilght Saga’s Rosalie Hale aka Nikki Reed flaunts her acro sport skills in latest fitness post as hubby and Vampire Diaries star Ian Somerhalder captures her in the middle of the jaw-dropping exercise move. Here’s why you should give Acro Yoga workout a try too
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 06:37 PM IST
- In a video footage which has been widely shared on social media, Sinema can be seen standing on the House floor, flashing a ‘thumbs down’ when her name was called to vote.
Posted by Harshit Sabarwal | Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 03:59 PM IST
The US Defense Department said it will reconsider the controversial procurement if a federal judge declines to dismiss Amazon.com Inc.’s allegations that former President Donald Trump’s meddling cost the company the winner-take-all contract.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 08:25 PM IST
- 4.3 million Americans are receiving traditional state unemployment benefits. Counting supplemental federal unemployment programs that were established to soften the economic damage from the virus, an estimated 18 million people are collecting some form of jobless aid.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 08:09 AM IST
State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said the US, at the same time, continues to follow developments in Jammu and Kashmir closely.
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2021 02:37 PM IST
- Abbott, a Republican, has faced sustained criticism from his party in America’s biggest red state over the statewide mask mandate.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 08:16 PM IST
The Senate could begin consideration of the stimulus measure as soon as Wednesday — with final votes as soon as late Thursday — pending full Democratic support and sign off from the parliamentarian.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 02:06 PM IST
The US public is weary of the nearly 20-year-old war and President Joe Biden is reviewing a peace deal his predecessor, Donald Trump, signed with the Taliban a year ago.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 06:23 PM IST
The high court's consideration comes as Republican officials in the state and around the country have proposed more than 150 measures, following last year’s elections, to restrict voting access that civil rights groups say would disproportionately affect Black and Hispanic voters.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 07:58 PM IST
More than 180 government-supported sites are operating at only a third of their capacity. “It’s shocking how quickly we’ve gone from moving at 100 miles an hour to about 25,” said Dr. Clemens Hong, who leads the county’s testing operation.
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 12:31 PM IST
In 2020, the US national debt was USD 23.4 trillion, that was USD 72,309 in debt per person.
By Yashwant Raj, Washington
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2021 08:00 AM IST
In April 2020, Trump had temporarily suspended for 60 days the entry of legal immigrants - affecting green cards - as layoffs had begun to spike. There were some exceptions, such as dependents of US citizens.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 09:16 PM IST
Gross domestic product — the broadest measure of economic health — grew at an annual rate of 4.1% in the fourth quarter, up from an initial estimate of 4% growth, the Commerce Department reported Thursday.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 09:08 PM IST
The latest figures come as the job market has made scant progress in the past three months. Hiring averaged just 29,000 a month from November through January.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 08:48 PM IST
Up to 48% of the state's power generation was offline at times last week. Utilities were ordered to cut power to prevent a larger catastrophe, Bill Magness, chief executive of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), the state's grid operator, said on Wednesday.
By Rezaul H Laskar, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 01:37 PM IST
- Blinken said the winners of the award inspire us and so many of their counterparts pursuing these ideals around the world.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 07:04 AM IST
If confirmed by the Senate, 50-year-old Tanden would become the first person of colour to head the federal agency that prepares the annual budget of the US government.
AP, Austin, Texas
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 06:30 AM IST
The resignations are the first since the crisis began in Texas, and calls for wider firings remain in the aftermath of one of the worst power outages in US history.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 08:26 PM IST
Home improvement stores became a beehive during the pandemic with millions working and attending school remotely. Many families concluded that bigger homes, or at least different homes, were the answer in 2020.
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2021 02:44 PM IST
Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT), Texas' utility regulator, said on Saturday that it is investigating "the factors that combined with the devastating winter weather to disrupt the flow of power to millions of Texas homes."
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 08:30 PM IST
The Covid-19 death toll is not stopping at 500,000, and the virus has mutated countless times, with some variants easier to spread and harder to protect against.
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2021 07:25 PM IST
Less than a week after making their romance official on Instagram, American musician Travis Barker shares a love note he received from girlfriend and reality star Kourtney Kardashian
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 01:59 PM IST
In a video message late Saturday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan acknowledged that Turkish-American relations were “seriously tested” but stressed that their partnership has “overcome all kinds of difficulties.”
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 06:31 AM IST
Taking to Twitter to post about his call with Antony Blinken, Abdullah Abdullah thanked him and the US government for their support for Afghanistan and achieving a lasting peace.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 06:00 AM IST
The action by the Biden administration makes federal funding available to affected individuals, including assistance for temporary housing and home repairs and low-cost loans.
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2021 05:56 AM IST
Two people were killed in Myanmar's second city Mandalay on Saturday when police and soldiers fired to disperse protests against a Feb. 1 military coup, emergency workers said, the bloodiest day in more than two weeks of demonstrations.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 05:44 AM IST
After enduring a wretched week of Arctic storms, hunger and cold, several Texans were handed another pain point -- massive electricity bills.
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2021 07:26 AM IST
- People travelling to the United States will soon have to provide information that public health officials could use for contact tracing during the pandemic.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2021 05:44 AM IST
New Mexico lawmakers approved the repeal of the 1969 statute that has gone unenforced since the US Supreme Court upheld the right to an abortion.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2021 11:55 AM IST
It's also likely to unleash a wave of spending on technology modernization and cybersecurity.