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Daily Archives: August 17, 2019

Indian authorities begin easing suppression in Kashmir

Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir on Saturday began restoring landline phone services after a nearly two-week unheard security crackdown. The news blackout following a decision...

Trump urges India-Pakistan talks on Kashmir Issue

US President Donald Trump talked by phone Friday with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan. He was urged that Pakistan engage with India to defuse...

US issues warrant to seize Iranian tanker

A US court has issued a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian tanker. It was first seized by British Royal marines last month...

Candida auris: The new superbug on the block

The drug-resistant fungus, Candida auris, was only discovered 10 years ago, but is now one of the world's most feared hospital microbes. There have been outbreaks...

Slipknot dethrone Ed Sheeran in UK album chart

Slipknot have become the first metal band to have a UK number one album for almost four years. The Iowa band's sixth LP, We Are...

‘Easy Rider’ star, 1960s swashbuckler Peter Fonda dies at 79

Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in...

‘After the Wedding’ was a family affair for Julianne Moore

Julianne Moore is accustomed to working with her husband, director Bart Freundlich, on set, but it was a real family affair when their daughter...

With glut of festivals, hard to match Woodstock magic

Fifty years after Woodstock, the mystical and messy event that gave birth to a myriad of musical festivals, the entertainment industry is diluted with...

Colorado OKs electric car requirement to fight air pollution

Colorado tightened its air quality regulations on Friday, requiring that at least 5% of the vehicles sold in the state by 2023 emit zero...

Brother of Taliban leader killed in Pakistan

The brother of Afghan Taliban leader Haibatullah Akhunzada has been killed in a powerful bomb blast at a mosque in southwestern Pakistan. Hafiz Ahmadullah was...