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US Supreme Court upholds Trump-era tax rule on earnings from overseas

Published on Jun 20, 2024 09:25 PM IST

The law signed by the then-President includes a provision that applies to companies that are owned by Americans but do their business in foreign countries

FILE PHOTO: A general view of the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, U.S., June 1, 2024. REUTERS/Will Dunham/File Photo(REUTERS)
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Louisiana: ACLU to sue US state over Ten Commandments school displays

The American Civil Liberties Union, the Louisiana chapter of ACLU, Freedom From Religion Foundation and Americans United vowed to sue Louisiana over new law.

FILE - Workers repaint a Ten Commandments billboard off of Interstate 71 on Election Day near Chenoweth, Ohio, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023. Louisiana has become the first state to require that the Ten Commandments be displayed in every public school classroom under a bill signed into law by Republican Gov. Jeff Landry on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)(AP)
Published on Jun 20, 2024 07:57 PM IST

Boeing CEO Calhoun brutally ripped over $32.8mn salary during Senate appearance

Boeing CEO Calhoun received $32.8 million in total compensation in 2023, a 45 percent increase as compared to $22.6 million in the previous year.

Boeing President and CEO Dave Calhoun leaves after testifying during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Investigations Subcommittee hearing to examine.(AFP)
Published on Jun 20, 2024 07:50 PM IST
ByShweta Kukreti

China says Dalai Lama must correct his political propositions for talks

President Biden is set to sign the Resolve Tibet bill. The bill urges talks between Tibetan leaders and Beijing to resolve their governance dispute with China.

Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama exchanges greetings with former US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi during their meeting at Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, on India. (REUTERS)
Published on Jun 20, 2024 06:12 PM IST
PTI |

Stormy Daniels gives bizarre reason for entering adult entertainment industry

Following Donald Trump's conviction in the hush money case, former film star Stormy Daniels gave weird reasons for entering the adult entertainment industry.

Stormy Daniels, 45, admitted that she had never intended to become a stripper, but she did so in 1996 so that she could feed her horse.(AP)
Updated on Jun 20, 2024 05:37 PM IST
ByShweta Kukreti

UK PM Sunak's party campaign chief steps down after insider gambling scandal

Tony Lee, campaign chief of UK PM Sunak's Conservatives party, has stepped aside after news broke of him being investigated for insider gambling

UK PM Sunak's party campaign chief steps down after insider gambling scandal(Reuters)
Updated on Jun 20, 2024 05:28 PM IST
Reuters |

Putin signs deals with Vietnam in bid to shore up ties in Asia

Though not substantial as Russia's deal with North Korea, it aims to develop “reliable security architecture” for Asia-Pacific to avoid "closed military blocs".

Russia President Vladimir Putin disembarks from a plane upon his arrival in Vietnam at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi on June 20th, 2024. (AFP )
Published on Jun 20, 2024 04:45 PM IST
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Alki David: Coca-Cola heir ordered to pay employee $900mn in sexual assault case

Alki David, Coca-Cola heir with string of sexual assault convictions against him, has been directed to pay $900mn to a former employee.

Los Angeles jury on Monday ordered Alkiviades 'Alki' David to pay $900 million after he was accused of raping another employee,
(@REX/Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 20, 2024 04:38 PM IST
ByShweta Kukreti

Over 1,000 Hajj pilgrims dead amid record-breaking heat in Saudi Arabia

The death toll from this year's hajj crossed the 1,000 mark as Saudi Arabia continues to reel under sweltering heat.

A man effected by the scorching heat is helped by a member of the Saudi security forces as Muslim pilgrims arrive to perform the symbolic 'stoning of the devil' ritual as part of the hajj pilgrimage in Mina, near Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca, (Photo by Fadel Senna / AFP)(AFP)
Published on Jun 20, 2024 04:36 PM IST

Seoul slams Russia-North Korea deal, might reconsider policy on arms to Ukraine

South Korea said deal will negatively affect relations with Russia. Seoul has not armed Ukraine due to policy of not arming countries engaged in active conflict

President of South Korea Yoon Suk Yeol (via REUTERS)
Published on Jun 20, 2024 04:19 PM IST
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Melania Trump stuns in all-white ensemble with $33k Birkin bag amid rare outing

For the rare outing, the former first lady sported a luxe $33,000 Hermes Birkin handbag

Melania Trump makes rare public appearance in New York City (X, formerly Twitter)
Published on Jun 20, 2024 04:05 PM IST
ByArya Vaishnavi

The Iberian lynx is back from the brink of extinction, thanks to conservation efforts

The Iberian lynx is back from the brink of extinction, thanks to conservation efforts

The Iberian lynx is back from the brink of extinction, thanks to conservation efforts
Published on Jun 20, 2024 02:47 PM IST
AP |

Jaishankar, Sri Lankan President commission Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre

Formally inaugurated by Jaishankar and Wickremesinghe, this aids India's SAGAR geopolitical framework for maritime cooperation in the Indian Ocean region.

India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar with Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe(@DrSJaishankar (X))
Updated on Jun 20, 2024 03:36 PM IST
PTI |

Russia and North Korea sign partnership agreement | All you need to know

The agreement vows mutual defence assistance and broader cooperation in military, foreign policy and trade. South Korea said it is assessing the deal's impact.

Russia's President Vladimir Putin and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un meet in Pyongyang(via REUTERS)
Published on Jun 20, 2024 02:04 PM IST
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EAM Jaishankar & Sri Lanka President Wickremesinghe formally commission Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre

EAM Jaishankar & Sri Lanka President Wickremesinghe formally commission Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre

EAM Jaishankar & Sri Lanka President Wickremesinghe formally commission Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre
Updated on Jun 20, 2024 02:02 PM IST
PTI |

Camilla's ‘sense of unity’ with Charles, Kate was clear at Trooping the Colour

A body language expert has revealed that Queen Camilla "demonstrated unity" with Kate Middleton and King Charles at Trooping the Colour.

Queen Camilla displayed ‘sense of unity and collaboration’ with Charles and Kate at Trooping the Colour (Photo by HENRY NICHOLLS / AFP)
Published on Jun 20, 2024 01:56 PM IST
BySumanti Sen

Meghan Markle was ‘irritated’ to discover Beckhams were wealthier, book claims

A new book by a royal author claims Meghan Markle was "irritated" by the Beckhams’ wealth and “saw herself as higher up on the pecking order.”

Meghan Markle was ‘irritated’ to discover the Beckhams had ‘more wealth than herself,' according to a new book (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)(AP)
Published on Jun 20, 2024 01:32 PM IST
BySumanti Sen

Lebanon's militant group Hezbollah warns archenemy Israel against wider war

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said the group's new weapon and intelligence capabilities could help it hit targets deep inside Israel in case of all-out war.

Hezbollah chief Hasan Nasrallah delivers a televised speech to his supporters at a rally in Baalbek. (File image)(AFP)
Updated on Jun 20, 2024 04:41 PM IST
AP |

North Korea, Russia sign mutual defence pact; immediately to help if attacked

The pact signed by Russian president Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is one of the highest-profile moves in Asia by Moscow in years.

The two countries will take joint actions aimed at
Published on Jun 20, 2024 01:03 PM IST
Reuters |

Ukraine refugees treated better than victims of other wars: Council of Europe

Significant differences have also been observed between quality of reception centres and services provided to Ukrainians over others, Council of Europe said.

There are around 6 million displaced Ukrainians across Europe.(AP)
Published on Jun 20, 2024 12:56 PM IST
Reuters |

Thousands of refugees in Indonesia have spent years awaiting resettlement. Their future is unclear

Thousands of refugees in Indonesia have spent years awaiting resettlement. Their future is unclear

Thousands of refugees in Indonesia have spent years awaiting resettlement. Their future is unclear
Published on Jun 20, 2024 12:52 PM IST
AP |

George Santos trolled after unveiling OnlyFans page: ‘Just get a job’

Former lawmaker George Santos has announced that he has joined OnlyFans, saying, “The moment you've all been waiting for!”

George Santos trolled after unveiling OnlyFans page (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)(AP)
Published on Jun 20, 2024 12:17 PM IST
BySumanti Sen

What was Meghan Markle's life like before she became the Suits star and a royal?

Meghan Markle’s exceptional calligraphy skills supported her before her breakthrough role in ‘Suits’ and her rise to royal fame.

Meghan Markle watches her husband Prince Harry play in an exhibition sitting volleyball match, in Abuja, Nigeria, Saturday, May 11, 2024.s. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)(AP)
Published on Jun 20, 2024 12:16 PM IST

Heiress sues NYU roommate for stealing over $50,000 in designer bags, jewels

Russian heiress Aurora Agapov filed a case against NYU roommate Kaitlyn Fung, alleging she stole items, including a Celine bag, a Chanel purse and a ruby ring.

The Russian heiress reportedly said that her
Updated on Jun 20, 2024 05:51 PM IST

US hate crime: Texas woman convicted of racial assault of Asian American women

Esmeralda Upton, 59, was convicted on Friday, June 14, of three misdemeanour assault charges and one misdemeanour charge of terroristic threat.

Texas woman Esmeralda Upton (R) convicted in racially assault of Asian American women in viral 2022 incident (@JohnnyAkzam/X)
Published on Jun 20, 2024 11:13 AM IST
BySumanti Sen

New Mexico wildfires kill 2, destroy 1,400 buildings

New Mexico is caught in a nearly three-decade-long drought that has made wildfires more destructive and faster moving.

 New Mexico is caught in a nearly three-decade-long drought that has made wildfires more destructive and faster moving. AFP PHOTO / Pamela L. Bonner(AFP)
Updated on Jun 20, 2024 10:38 AM IST
Reuters |

China May soy imports from US soar; Brazil arrivals drop for first time this year

CHINA-ECONOMY/TRADE-SOYBEANS:China May soy imports from US soar; Brazil arrivals drop for first time this year

China May soy imports from US soar; Brazil arrivals drop for first time this year
Updated on Jun 20, 2024 10:06 AM IST
Reuters |

Rachel Morin’s mom slams Alejandro Mayorkas for ‘depersonalising’ slain daughter

Murdered Maryland mother Rachel Morin’s mom has called out Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas for referring to her daughter as an “individual."

Rachel Morin’s mom blasts Alejandro Mayorkas for calling her slain daughter ‘individual’ (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Harford County Sheriff's Office)
Published on Jun 20, 2024 10:00 AM IST
BySumanti Sen

Putin visits Vietnam to bolster partnership amid growing international isolation

The pact that could mark the strongest connection between Moscow and Pyongyang since the end of Cold War comes as both face escalating standoffs with the West.

Russia President Vladimir Putin disembarks from a plane upon his arrival in Vietnam at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi on June 20th, 2024. (AFP )
Published on Jun 20, 2024 09:58 AM IST
AP |

Italy: Indian man with severed arm dies after being left on road; embassy reacts

Indian worker Satnam Singh's arm was cut off on Monday while he was working on a farm. Instead of receiving help, he was left by the road near his house.

Latina is a rural area south of Rome where thousands of Indian migrant workers are living. (File/AFP)
Published on Jun 20, 2024 09:08 AM IST
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