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Naftali Bennett takes oath as Israel’s new Prime Minister

JERUSALEM: A motley alliance of Israeli parties on Sunday ousted Benjamin Netanyahu, the country’s longest-serving prime minister, and formed a new government in a seismic shift in the country’s turbulent politics. Naftali Bennett, a right-wing Jewish nationalist and former tech millionaire, was to take over at the helm of the eight-party bloc, united only by […]


Ex-Amazon staffer’s husband jailed for insider trade in US, had gained $1.4mn

BENGALURU: The husband of a former Amazon employee has been sentenced to 26 months in prison for insider trading of its stock. Viky Bohra, 37, pleaded guilty in November 2020, admitting that between 2016 and 2018, he used inside information he obtained from his wife, then an employee in Amazon’s finance department, to place trades […]


Tampa Bay Lightning lament mental mistakes in Game 1 loss to New York Islanders

TAMPA, Fla. — The New York Islanders were mentally prepared for Game 1 of their Stanley Cup semifinal series. The Tampa Bay Lightning were not. “Our work ethic was there. Our compete [level] was there. Our minds weren’t there,” said Lightning coach Jon Cooper, whose team lost 2-1 at home on Sunday afternoon. “Some of […]

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Netanyahu Opponents Celebrate at Tel Aviv Rally

Ecstatic Israelis descended onto Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square on Sunday for a celebration marking the ouster of Benjamin Netanyahu and the swearing-in of a new — if precarious — government. The euphoric atmosphere reflected the relief of many Israelis that a new day had sprung and that a public figure that many in the liberal […]

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US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Demands Two Ex-Donald Trump Officials Testify On Rogue Surveillance

Nancy Pelosi said she would decide whether to appoint select committee to investigate Capitol incident. Washington, United States: US House speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday demanded that two former attorneys general testify about what she called a “rogue” Justice Department attempt to secretly obtain data from Democrat lawmakers and news outlets. “What the (Trump) administration […]


Social media companies statutory officers must be on HQ roll

NEW DELHI: Social media giants such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube will need to appoint statutory officers — in line with the new IT rules — on the payroll of the global headquarters, and not hire them as part of the Indian subsidiaries. This has been prescribed as content handling, processing and moderation is […]


Netflix Launching Online Store to Sell Limited Edition Merchandise Based on Popular Shows

Netflix. (Image credit: Reuters) In the future, the company plans to introduce products based on hit series “The Witcher” and “Stranger Things” and Netflix logo-wear from Japanese fashion house BEAMS. Netflix will launch an online store to sell limited-edition apparel, lifestyle merchandise and collectibles based on “Stranger Things,” “Lupin” and other popular shows, the streaming […]


Staying ‘patient all week’ pays off, as Garrick Higgo wins Palmetto Championship at Congaree for his first PGA Tour victory

RIDGELAND, S.C. — Garrick Higgo won the Palmetto Championship at Congaree for his first PGA Tour victory Sunday when leader Chesson Hadley blew a two-shot lead with bogeys on his final three holes. The 22-year-old South African shot a 3-under 68 and finished at 11 under in his second career tour event. Get ready to […]


Covid: Boris Johnson to announce whether 21 June easing to go ahead

Many scientists have said it should be delayed amid rising cases but businesses say this would cost jobs. Source link

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G7 Nations Take Aggressive Climate Action, But Hold Back on Coal

BRUSSELS — President Biden joined with leaders of the world’s wealthiest nations on Sunday to take action aimed at holding down global temperatures, but failed to set a firm end date on the burning of coal, which is a primary contributor to global warming. Mr. Biden and six other leaders of the Group of 7 […]