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US Senate nears make or break vote on infrastructure

This story is published in a content partnership with POLITICO. It was originally reported by Marianne Levine and Burgess Everett on politico.com on July 28, 2021.The Senate’s bipartisan infrastructure proposal is likely to move forward on Wednesday ni...

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The Suicide Squad movie review: James Gunn reboot is delirious mix of comedy and cartoon violence DC Comics fans hoped for

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4.5/5 stars“From the horribly beautiful mind of James Gunn,” read posters for The Suicide Squad, and that just about sums up this latest stab, slash and swipe at DC Comics’ bad boys (and girl). Gunn, who brought us Marvel’s ensemble Guardians of the Ga...

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Tokyo Olympics: US gymnastics star Simone Biles withdraws from second event, citing mental health concerns

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Superstar US gymnast Simone Biles pulled out of a second event to protect her mental health on Wednesday, putting the spotlight on athletes’ well-being at a Tokyo Olympics held under strict rules to prevent the spread of coronavirus.Biles, who caused s...

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US, India urge Taliban to uphold peace in Afghanistan, as they pledge Quad cooperation on vaccines

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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday warned that Afghanistan would become a “pariah state” if the Taliban took control by force, after he met with India’s premier and top diplomat on the same day a delegation from the insurgent group visit...

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What message was Xi Jinping trying to send on his visit to Tibet?

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Chinese President Xi Jinping’s recent visit to Tibet was a way for Beijing to flex its muscles and send a clear message about its dominance of the region, according to analysts.The president’s latest policy edict on Tibet – summarised in eight Chinese ...

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China floods: Smart city system capabilities called into question after rainstorms wreak havoc in Zhengzhou

By | July 28th, 2021|Categories: Technology|Comments Off on China floods: Smart city system capabilities called into question after rainstorms wreak havoc in Zhengzhou

Zhengzhou’s much-hyped smart city systems, which were supposed to help planners with urban management and safety, have come under heavy scrutiny after recent floods wreaked havoc with city infrastructure and caused dozens of deaths.Two high-profile sma...

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BTS make history again as songs Butter and Permission to Dance take turns at No 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart

By | July 28th, 2021|Categories: Music|Comments Off on BTS make history again as songs Butter and Permission to Dance take turns at No 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart

Hardly a day goes by without BTS making history, and the K-pop superstars have done it yet again.A few weeks ago, the seven-member Korean boy band hit No 1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 singles chart with Butter. It was knocked off top spot by another of...