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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]