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Democrats Wrap Impeachment Case, Urge Donald Trump’s Convicted

Democrats rested their impeachment case against Donald Trump today. Washington, United States: Democrats rested their impeachment case against Donald Trump on Thursday, saying he incited insurrection after losing re-election and is so dangerous he should be barred from holding office again. After two days of presentations, including hours of graphic video from the pro-Trump riot […]

Sports

Pulisic’s performance in Chelsea’s narrow win at Barnsley will do little to convince Tuchel he deserves a greater role

BARNSLEY, England — As Christian Pulisic left the pitch at Oakwell, substituted in the 80th minute of Chelsea‘s 1-0 FA Cup fifth-round win at Barnsley, the United States captain bore the expression of a man who had just left an audition with the feeling that he had forgotten his lines. The 22-year-old had at least […]

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Navalny Staff Say Police Searching His Moscow Headquarters

The court sought the law ministry’s response after going through a statement by the World Health Organisation, which has declared virginity testing as unscientific, medically unnecessary and unreliable. Jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalnys staff say police are conducting a latenight search at his organizations headquarters. MOSCOW: Russian police conducted a late-night search of the […]

Business

Dip in Unemployment Claims Offers Hope as New Virus Cases Ease

After a pandemic-induced spike in layoffs amid new restrictions in many states, unemployment claims are falling, helped by a drop in new coronavirus cases. Initial claims for unemployment benefits declined last week, the Labor Department reported Thursday, and were significantly below the level in most of December and early January. New coronavirus cases have fallen […]

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Group Urges Biden Not To Issue H-1B Till Country Cap On Green Card Is Removed

New Delhi: An influential immigration advocacy group representing Indian-Americans on Thursday urged the Biden administration not to issue the most sought-after H-1B work visa to any individual born in India, till the time the discriminatory country-cap on green cards or permanent legal residency is removed. The current per-country cap on issuing of green cards in […]

Technology

Uber CEO Dismisses Bitcoin Investment, Could Use For Transactions

Uber Technologies Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said on Thursday that the company discussed and “quickly dismissed” the idea of investing in bitcoin but told CNBC the ride-hailing company could potentially accept the cryptocurrency as payment. Khosrowshahi said “We’re going to keep our cash safe. We’re not in the speculation business.” But he said the company […]

Sports

Jacksonville Jaguars’ Urban Meyer defends hiring controversial Chris Doyle

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jacksonville Jaguars coach Urban Meyer is defending his hiring of Chris Doyle, a former strength coach at the University of Iowa who was accused of making racist remarks, belittling and bullying players. Meyer’s decision to hire Doyle as the team’s director of sports performance came to light Thursday when the team announced […]