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Home Alone house available on Airbnb for one night only; all you need to know
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Home Alone house available on Airbnb for one night only; all you need to know

Those who have been die hard fans of the movie Home Alone, can now live their dreams by staying out at the McCallister house this holiday season. Check details

United Airlines makes history, operates first commercial flight using 100% sustainable fuel in one of two engines
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United Airlines makes history, operates first commercial flight using 100% sustainable fuel in one of two engines

The flight carrying 100 passengers, operated with one of United's new Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets with 500 gallons of sustainable fuel in one engine and 500 gallons of traditional jet fuel in the other

Amtrak train derailment in Montana leaves at least three dead, several injured
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Amtrak train derailment in Montana leaves at least three dead, several injured

The westbound Empire Builder train derailed about 4 pm near Joplin, a town of about 200, Amtrak spokesman Jason Abrams said

US couple sends $240 invoice to guests for missing their wedding; netizens express support
India

US couple sends $240 invoice to guests for missing their wedding; netizens express support

The couple from Chicago explained that they had to pay a huge amount of money in advance for the wedding and hence asked every guest at least four times about their arrival and attendance

Air India, Vistara reroute flights after officials deem Afghan airspace 'uncontrolled'; Punjab CM sends SOS to Centre over stranded Sikhs
India

Air India, Vistara reroute flights after officials deem Afghan airspace 'uncontrolled'; Punjab CM sends SOS to Centre over stranded Sikhs

The Air Asia was the only commercial flight scheduled to operate between India and Afghanistan and it is the only carrier that has been operating flights between the two countries.

Motorcycle rider's stunt in Chicago goes up in flames; watch viral video here
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Motorcycle rider's stunt in Chicago goes up in flames; watch viral video here

According to media reports, the fiery crash occurred last month during a motorcycle meet-up in the city that was attended by hundreds of motorcycle riders

A new production of Dancin' heading to Broadway will pay tribute to the legacy of choreographer Bob Fosse
Arts & Culture

A new production of Dancin' heading to Broadway will pay tribute to the legacy of choreographer Bob Fosse

Dancin' opened on Broadway in 1978 with Ann Reinking also in the cast and ended in 1982 after 1,774 performances. It was nominated for seven Tony Awards, including best new musical, and it earned Fosse a Tony for choreography.

An underground parking garage in Chicago stages Lyric Opera's Twilight: Gods, reimagining Wagner's Ring
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An underground parking garage in Chicago stages Lyric Opera's Twilight: Gods, reimagining Wagner's Ring

For Twilight: Gods, nine cars at a time, each paying an entry fee of $125, enter the Millennium Lakeside Parking Garage, a 13-acre underground structure near the shore of Lake Michigan.

Ann Reinking, Tony-winning choreographer, star of Broadway musical Chicago, dies at 71
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Ann Reinking, Tony-winning choreographer, star of Broadway musical Chicago, dies at 71

Trained as a ballet dancer, Ann Reinking was known for her bold style of dance epitomised by her role of Roxie Hart in the revival of the musical Chicago.

Jolt for Trump administration as federal judge strikes down rules to curtail visas granted to skilled foreign workers
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Jolt for Trump administration as federal judge strikes down rules to curtail visas granted to skilled foreign workers

The US issues up to 85,000 H-1B visas each year. The new rules included imposing salary requirements on companies employing skilled overseas workers and limits on specialty occupations

'A new day in America’: Joe Biden's victory prompts spontaneous celebrations across US
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'A new day in America’: Joe Biden's victory prompts spontaneous celebrations across US

As supporters of Biden celebrated, crowds of Trump supporters gathered with vows to continue fighting the results

US elections: Donald Trump has normalised selfishness, made it America's national credo
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US elections: Donald Trump has normalised selfishness, made it America's national credo

When a once-in-a-century pandemic strikes, public health experts ask all to wear masks, but the US president tells Americans that mask-wearing is one of those rules not to be followed (like paying taxes, like the emoluments clause, like campaign finance laws, like obstructing justice)

Mass looting in Chicago: Over 100 arrested, 13 police officers injured during unrest; travel restrictions imposed
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Mass looting in Chicago: Over 100 arrested, 13 police officers injured during unrest; travel restrictions imposed

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot condemned the violence on Monday, calling on justice officials to hold the individuals responsible for the damage accountable

Experts debunk Trump's claims about susceptibility of mail-in ballots to tampering, children's immunity to COVID-19
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Experts debunk Trump's claims about susceptibility of mail-in ballots to tampering, children's immunity to COVID-19

Trump has claimed that with the in-mail voting system, it would take "months or years" for a winner to be declared.

US charges 18 Portland protesters with arson, trespassing as it sends tactical police to Seattle
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US charges 18 Portland protesters with arson, trespassing as it sends tactical police to Seattle

The arrests came this week during clashes with specially equipped federal police agents sent to Portland, where 56 straight days of anti-racism demonstrations have captured national attention

Donald Trump to send 'surge' of federal agents to more US cities as part of his law and order campaign
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Donald Trump to send 'surge' of federal agents to more US cities as part of his law and order campaign

The programme involves deploying federal law enforcement agents to assist local police in combating what the Department of Justice has described as a surge of violent crime

Chicago man becomes second COVID patient to receive double lung transplant; team led by Indian-origin doctor
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Chicago man becomes second COVID patient to receive double lung transplant; team led by Indian-origin doctor

The patient, an Illinois man in his 60s, spent 100 days on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), a life support machine that does the work of the heart and lungs.

Kanye West creates college fund for George Floyd's daughter, joins protest march in Chicago
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Kanye West creates college fund for George Floyd's daughter, joins protest march in Chicago

Kanye West's marching comes amid continued nationwide protests in the US against police brutality and systemic racism after George Floyd, an unarmed black man, died when a white police officer pinned him to the ground with a knee on his neck as Floyd repeatedly said he couldn't breathe and pleaded for the officer to stop.

George Floyd death: The Academy, Disney, Netflix, among others take a stand against racism amid US protests
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George Floyd death: The Academy, Disney, Netflix, among others take a stand against racism amid US protests

Major Hollywood studios including Disney, Warner Bros, and The Academy of Motion Pictures have issued statements supporting the Black Lives Matter movement, in the wake of the death of George Floyd.

George Floyd death: John Cusack claims he was attacked by police as he was documenting protest Chicago
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George Floyd death: John Cusack claims he was attacked by police as he was documenting protest Chicago

John Cusack said the Chicago Police charged at him with batons as he was recording a video of a burning car amid the protests and riots in the wake of George Floyd's death.