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Why Americans Celebrate Black History Month in February

Black History Month goes back to 1915, half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment ended slavery in the United States. "This is what it's like to be a bla...


Army defends chief Bipin Rawat over AIUDF remark

Maintaining that it was hard to change the population dynamics of Northeast, General Rawat said, "There is a party called AIUDF". In his address at the semi...


Donald Trump calls for strict background checks for gun purchases

The meeting included six students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where 17 students and educators were slain on February 14 by...


Iran says nuclear deal is 'worst ever' - and it's Trump's fault

The landmark 2015 agreement between Iran and the U.S., Russia, China, the United Kingdom, France and Germany called on Tehran to limit its nuclear program to pe...


Merged with Palaniswami faction on PM advice: OP

But the prime minister wanted him to join the ministry headed by Palaniswami, he said. "The Opposition parties have been attacking the EPS government as a 'bena...


Winter Olympics Medal Standings - February 21

Hungary's team of Shaoang Liu, Shaolin Sandor Liu, Viktor Knoch and Csaba Burjan were able to squeeze in with a time of 6:31:971, less than one-tenth of a secon...


Bank executive among six remanded in $1.8 billion PNB fraud probe

Choksi duped J&K Bank of Rs 152 crore Wanted billionaire jeweller Mehul Choksi has defrauded the Jammu and Kashmir Bank to the tune of Rs 152 crore, bank offic...


Juergen Braehmer Out of Saturday's Semi-Final

The 27-year-old Englishman is undefeated with 23 wins and 17 knockouts. The late withdrawal will not be ideal for Smith's preparations but Holzken is less...


Here are the most right-swiped Winter Olympics athletes, according to Tinder

Also winning gold in the women's snowboarding division was Jamie Anderson as she found herself a gold medal in the women's slopestyle event for the second s...


Hadiya case: Courts can not annul marriage between two consenting adults, says SC

Hadiya had been allowed to be impleaded as a party respondent by the Court during the last hearing on 23 January. Justice Misra further said that any paragra...


Avani Chaturvedi: First Indian woman to fly MiG-21 fighter aircraft solo

Her first sortie lasted for about 30 minutes and was undertaken at the Indian Air Force base at Jamnagar , Gujarat. Avani belongs to the Rewa district of...


The Only Thing We Know for Sure After a Mass Shooting

A profile has emerged of a troubled young man who was expelled from the school previous year for "disciplinary reasons". He kept his head down and did not appea...


NDA committed to Nagaland's transformation: PM Modi

He criticised Congress government and accused them of hindering the development of Meghalaya and said it needs a "double engine". During his address in Me...


Ministers says Brexit transition should last as long as exit preparations take

Britain's trade minister Liam Fox said earlier this year that joining the TPP was an option for the country after Brexit although it was too early to talk a...


France considers five-year jail terms for illegal immigrants with fake ID

The largest number of asylum requests came from people from Albania, Afghanistan, Haiti and Sudan. A lawmaker from Macron's own La République En Marche party,...


Australia beat New Zealand in rain-affected Tri-Series final

After a steady start from openers D'Arcy Short and Warner, the Aussies looked on course for the easy win. Post conclusion of first ever T20I Tri-Series betwee...


N Korea to Send High-Level Delegation to Olympics Closing Ceremony

South Korea spent around 240 million won ($223,237) on Kim Yo Jong and her entourage during their three-day visit, a government official said on Thursday. In...


Students hold walkouts to protest gun violence

The Feb. 14 attack initially appeared to overcome the resistance of some in the state's political leadership, which has rebuffed gun restrictions since Republic...


Plateau Utd, MFM advance — CAF Champions League

Although there were fears they would suffer the same fate that befell them in 2015 when they were bundled out of the Confederation Cup in the preliminary round,...


Investors Catching Stocks JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

The institutional investor held 35,124 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.78M, up from 31,434 at the end of the prev...


Home Depot (NYSE:HD) Given "Buy" Rating at Jefferies Group

The company has its outstanding shares of 1.17 Billion. (NYSE:HD) has risen 18.65% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 60.97% the ...


Ramaphosa hosts farewell party for Zuma

The new rate is the first hike since the end of white-minority rule in 1994. He said: "We can never think that corruption is a monopoly of the public sector o...


Jeremy Corbyn demands damages from Tory MP Ben Bradley over spy claim

Mr Corbyn has branded newspaper allegations that he met with a communist spy during the Cold War "increasingly wild and entirely false". "Research into the Mi...


Trump suggests arming teachers to stop school gun violence

Looking for news you can trust? President Donald Trump held a note seemingly reminding him to say " I hear you " during a Wednesday afternoon listening ses...


Russian opposition leader Navalny detained in Moscow

The Associated Press reported that Navalny was detained when leaving a dentist's office in Moscow. The decision by Russian authorities to ban the 41-year-...


Lalu's son Tej Pratap Yadav alleges Nitish released ghosts in his bungalow

On the other hand, the ruling JD (U) offered its own retort to Tej Pratap's allegation, saying there was no need to unleash ghosts on "pisachas" (flesh-eating d...


WVU basketball: Mountaineers handle Bears on road

Teana Muldrow picked up her 13th double-double of the season as the West Virginia University women's basketball team beat Kansas State 75-66. Baylor was whi...


School threat under investigation in Sterlington

Threats made through a series of Facebook posts have garnered concerns in two different school districts in Middle Tennessee. Police believe there is no credi...


Bastareaud makes France Six Nations comeback v Italy

Although the French rugby federation did not name the players who were sanctioned, wing Teddy Thomas , who scored France's all three tries in the first two m...


PSL 2018 talking points: Darren Sammy the darling, Shahid Afridi the danger

The last global fixture played at the National Stadium was between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in February 2009, just one week before a fateful match in Lahore, wher...