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New York’s subway is back to 24-hour service.

The welcome team was in place. At 1:45 a.m., four transit workers scrubbed benches, disinfected stair rails with bleach and washed the grime away from a subway station in Brooklyn. Four uniformed police officers kept watch. Nadav Shahaf, 18, a high school student wearing a black mask and a bright red sweatshirt, came bounding down […]

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Wrongfully Convicted US Brothers Henry Lee McCollum, Leon Brown To Receive $84 Million

Both the brothers claimed to have been forced to sign confessions. (Representational) Washington: Two African-American half-brothers who spent 31 years in prison in the southern US state of North Carolina for a crime they did not commit have been awarded $84 million, their lawyer said Monday. “This is the largest jury verdict ever returned in […]


Biden Dips Into U.S. Vaccine Supply to Send 20 Million Doses Abroad

WASHINGTON — President Biden, heeding widespread calls to step up his response to the pandemic’s surge abroad, said on Monday that his administration would send 20 million doses of federally authorized coronavirus vaccine overseas in June — the first time he has pledged to give away doses that could be used in the United States. […]


Govt to Delhi High Court

The Centre on Monday told the Delhi High Court that it views the new privacy policy of WhatsApp as a violation of the Indian Information Technology (IT) law and rules, and sought directions to the social media platform to make it clear whether it was confirming to the same. The central government’s claim was made […]


Atlanta Braves’ Huascar Ynoa out ‘a couple of months’ after breaking hand punching bench

ATLANTA — Braves right-hander Huascar Ynoa suffered a broken right hand when he punched the dugout bench following a poor start at Milwaukee on Sunday and is expected to miss “a couple of months,” manager Brian Snitker said Monday. Snitker said Ynoa’s hand was hurting on the flight back to Atlanta, leading to tests that […]

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England takes a big step toward normality with indoor dining, museum openings and some travel.

In Britain, normality seemed much closer on Monday, with indoor dining and socializing and visits to cinemas becoming options again in England, along with some international travel, and rules also easing in much of Scotland. The English reopenings are the third step in a cautious plan by the British government to ease all restrictions by […]


An Old-School Media Titan Pushes Aside an Upstart

Mr. Kilar, 50, fashioned himself as a disrupter inclined to break with the status quo in the pursuit of innovation. He became the chief executive of WarnerMedia in April 2020. He previously had started a video streaming company called Vessel and had managed Hulu, where he gained a reputation for thwarting the desires of the […]


Harry Kane informs Tottenham he wants to leave this summer

Harry Kane has told Tottenham he wants to leave the club this summer, sources have told ESPN. Sources said the England captain expressed his desire to move on during a face-to-face meeting with chairman Daniel Levy, and he would prefer to remain in the Premier League. – Where are they now? Spurs’ team for Kane’s […]

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Lockdown Ends in England, for Now, at Least

LONDON — Pubs opened for drinks indoors, lights went on in theaters and airports buzzed with a steady stream of travelers on Monday, but the latest easing of Covid-19 restrictions in England was accompanied by growing fears that a variant of the virus could delay a full return to normality. The lifting of a wide […]

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Joe Biden Tells Benjamin Netanyahu He Backs Ceasefire In Israel-Palestinian Conflict

Joe Biden “encouraged Israel to make every effort to ensure the protection of innocent civilians”. (File) Washington: US President Joe Biden told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday that he backs having a ceasefire in the bloody exchanges between Israelis and Palestinians, but he stopped short of openly demanding a truce. In a phone […]