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  • What to wear and How To Dress According To Your Body Type - Style Guides
    2021-09-29 23:27:46 UTC

    Chances are you may have a couple of pieces of clothing, or possibly more, in your closet that you never wear. They may still even have the tags attached. You were excited when you saw them online or purchased them in the store but once you got them home, you weren't so in love with them anymore. </p><p><br></p><blockquote><a href="...
  • 4 Indian men charged with rape, murder of nine-year-old girl
    2021-08-29 21:35:49 UTC

    New Delhi — A priest and three other men were charged with the gang rape and murder of a so-called “lower-caste” nine-year-old girl, Indian police said, in a case that sparked days of protests in the capital, New Delhi. The girl was allegedly assaulted by the priest, 53, and three workers on August 1 after she went into a crematoriu...
  • Marchers Across US Call on Congress to Bolster Voting Rights
    2021-08-28 23:35:49 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of voting rights advocates rallied across the country Saturday to call for sweeping federal laws that would wipe out voting restrictions advancing in some Republican-controlled states that could make it harder to cast a ballot. Many activists view the fight over voting rules as the civil rights issue of t...
  • Hurricane Ida Bears Down on New Orleans
    2021-08-30 01:58:23 UTC

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hurricane Ida blasted ashore Sunday as one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the U.S., knocking out power to all of New Orleans, blowing roofs off buildings and reversing the flow of the Mississippi River as it rushed from the Louisiana coast into one of the nation’s most important industrial corridors. The ...
  • US Launches Air Strike Targeting ISIS-K in Afghanistan
    2021-08-28 03:05:16 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting swiftly on President Joe Biden’s promise to retaliate for the deadly suicide bombing at Kabul airport, the U.S. military said it used a drone strike to kill a member of the Islamic State group’s Afghanistan affiliate Saturday. The strike came amid what the White House called indications that IS planned to st...
  • Judge Blocks Florida Governor’s Order Banning Mask Mandates
    2021-08-27 18:54:07 UTC

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — School districts in Florida may impose mask mandates, a judge said Friday, ruling that Gov. Ron DeSantis overstepped his authority by issuing an executive order banning the mandates. Leon County Circuit Judge John C. Cooper agreed with a group of parents who claimed in a lawsuit that DeSantis’ order is ...
  • Apple Makes App Store Payment Rules Concessions
    2021-08-27 18:55:36 UTC

    BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Apple has agreed to let developers of iPhone apps email their users about cheaper ways to pay for digital subscriptions and media by circumventing a commission system that generates billions of dollars annually for the iPhone maker. The concession announced late Thursday, which covers emailed notifications bu...
  • US Census Undercount Latino City in Arizona, Despite Population Increase
    2021-08-27 06:25:11 UTC

    SOMERTON, Ariz. (AP) — It’s a Thursday evening in Somerton, Arizona, and parents and students packed inside a middle school gym are roaring for the school’s wrestling team at decibels that test the eardrum. The young wrestlers are seventh and eighth graders who will be among the first to attend this town’s first public high school, ...
  • New Zealand Maximum Response After a Single Community Covid-19 Case Was Detected
    2021-08-27 06:25:51 UTC

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — By early next week, New Zealanders should know if their government’s strict new lockdown is working to stamp out its first coronavirus outbreak in six months. A successful effort could again make the nation’s virus response the envy of the world. A failure could expose flaws in its health system, inclu...
  • Biden Administration Eviction Moratorium Blocked by US Supreme Court
    2021-08-27 18:57:51 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority is allowing evictions to resume across the United States, blocking the Biden administration from enforcing a temporary ban that was put in place because of the coronavirus pandemic. The court’s action late Thursday ends protections for roughly 3.5 million people in the Unit...
  • Biden Promises Retaliation for Attacks in Kabul
    2021-08-27 06:23:38 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is pressing ahead with the evacuation of Americans and others from Afghanistan after attacks that killed at least 12 U.S. servicemembers and dashed hopes of ending the 20-year U.S. war without further bloodshed. As many as 1,000 Americans and many more Afghans are still struggling to get out of Kab...
  • Kabul's Airport Hits by Explosions, Dozens of Civilians and 13 U.S. Troops Killed
    2021-08-27 06:24:25 UTC

    KABUL, Afghanistan — Two suicide bombers and gunmen attacked crowds of Afghans flocking to Kabul’s airport Thursday, transforming a scene of desperation into one of horror in the waning days of an airlift for those fleeing the Taliban takeover. At least 60 Afghans and 13 U.S. service members were killed, including 12 Marines and on...
  • Delta's Unvaccinated Employees Must Pay More For Health Care
    2021-08-25 21:38:55 UTC

    CHICAGO, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Delta Air Lines on Wednesday said employees will have to pay $200 more every month for their company-sponsored healthcare plan if they choose to not vaccinate against COVID-19. The move to add a surcharge to health insurance contributions is the latest tactic by corporate America to push employees to get ...
  • Afghanistan War Ends with A Humiliating Fiasco
    2021-08-19 04:22:40 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The warnings were clear: The Afghan government would likely fall once U.S. troops pulled out. But intelligence agencies and ultimately President Joe Biden missed how quickly it would happen, losing weeks that could have been used for evacuations and spurring a foreign policy crisis. Without a sense that the country...
  • Taliban Vows to Respect Women’s Rights
    2021-08-17 19:31:33 UTC

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban vowed Tuesday to respect women’s rights, forgive those who fought them and ensure Afghanistan does not become a haven for terrorists as part of a publicity blitz aimed at reassuring world powers and a fearful population. Following <a href="">a lightning...
  • German Soccer Great Gerd Müller Dies at 75
    2021-08-16 07:42:45 UTC

    BERLIN, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Former West Germany striker Gerd Mueller, one of the game's greatest goalscorers who was nicknamed "Bomber der Nation", has died at the age of 75, his former club Bayern Munich said on Sunday. Mueller netted 68 goals in 62 internationals, including the winner in the 1974 World Cup final, and is third in th...
  • Lionel Messi in Tears as He Bids Farewell to FC Barcelona
    2021-08-10 00:01:21 UTC

    BARCELONA - Lionel Messi wept on Sunday as he bade farewell to his boyhood team FC Barcelona and confirmed he was talking with French club Paris St Germain over a possible move. The 34-year-old Argentine's emotional news conference followed Barca's announcement last week that it could no longer afford him after a glittering two deca...
  • What Life is Like in Florida, the U.S. Epicenter of the Pandemic
    2021-08-02 17:39:00 UTC

    Florida is now leading the U.S. in per capita hospitalizations for COVID-19, as hospitals around the state report having to put emergency room visitors in beds in hallways and others document a noticeable drop in the age of patients. The Sunshine State had 10,207 people hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 cases, according to data r...
  • Get Answers to Common Questions About Group Health Insurance
    2021-07-31 19:06:05 UTC

    Health insurance plays a pivotal role in protecting individuals and families against costs that are often incurred as a result of injury or sickness. However, most people in the US with health coverage obtain it from their employer or spouse’s employer. Group insurance makes a lot of sense for businesses and employees together with the...
  • US Department of Justice: Treasury Department Must Provide Trump’s Tax Returns to Congress
    2021-07-30 20:58:19 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department, in a reversal, says the Treasury Department must provide the House Ways and Means Committee former President Donald Trump’s tax returns, apparently ending a long legal showdown over the records. In a memo dated Friday, Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel said the committee chairman “has invok...
  • Study: Foods High in Flavonoids Could Slow Down Cognitive Decline
    2021-09-02 05:28:03 UTC

    A new study shows that people who eat a diet that includes at least half a serving per day of foods high in flavonoids like strawberries, oranges, peppers and apples may have a 20% lower risk of cognitive decline. The research is published in the July 28, 2021, online issue of Neurology the medical journal of the American Academy of Ne...
  • What Types of Car Insurance Coverage To Choose - Read Our Tips
    2021-07-28 18:57:39 UTC

    <p>If you are just planning to take your car abroad for a while, e.g. on a preliminary fact-finding trip or extended business travel, your normal insurance policy will often suffice. Contact the insurance provider and ask what their coverage for international travel entails.</p><p>Frequently, international auto insurance policies switc...
  • Olympics Reveals Impact of Athlete's Mental Health
    2021-07-28 18:01:46 UTC

    TOKYO (AP) — For decades, they were told to shake it off or toughen up — to set aside the doubt, or the demons, and focus on the task at hand: winning. Dominating. Getting it done. For years, Simone Biles was one of the very best at that. Suddenly — to some, shockingly — she decided she wasn’t in the right headspace. By pulling o...
  • Crypto Market Boost Comes After Amazon Gets Serious About It
    2021-07-24 21:33:48 UTC

    Bitcoin and cryptocurrency prices have suddenly surged after a tumultuous week for crypto traders. The bitcoin price has added around 7% over the last 24 hours, while ethereum, Binance's BNB, Ripple's XRP and dogecoin have climbed between 5% and 10%—pushing the combined crypto market value up by $200 billion since Wednesday. The ...
  • Florida Is Bungling Its COVID-19 Data As Cases Surge
    2021-07-24 18:46:53 UTC

    (AP) — Several states scaled back their reporting of COVID-19 statistics this month just as cases across the country started to skyrocket, depriving the public of real-time information on outbreaks, cases, hospitalizations and deaths in their communities. The shift to weekly instead of daily reporting in Florida, Nebraska, Iowa and ...