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Earthquake: Strong quakes of magnitude 6.1 and 6.2 rock Hawaii
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Earthquake: Strong quakes of magnitude 6.1 and 6.2 rock Hawaii

The US Geological Survey says the first quake struck about 17 miles south of Naalehu and the second earthquake struck about 20 minutes later in the same area

Candyman: Slasher horror tops North American box office
Entertainment

Candyman: Slasher horror tops North American box office

The Universal Pictures film starring Yahya Abdul-Mateen II impressively pulled in more than $22.3 million through a quiet weekend despite concerns over the delta variant.

A look at box office performance of Ryan Reynold's video game action comedy Free Guy
Entertainment

A look at box office performance of Ryan Reynold's video game action comedy Free Guy

Ryan Reynolds' film Free Guy earned $28.4 million at the North American box office and $22.5 million internationally.

From Arctic to Antarctica: Read interesting facts about all the seven continents here
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From Arctic to Antarctica: Read interesting facts about all the seven continents here

The Earth initially had only one large landmass called Pangaea. Over millions of years, the mass separated to form the seven continents we know today

Henry Every: Ancient coins unearthed in Rhode Island may solve mystery of murderous 1600s pirate
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Henry Every: Ancient coins unearthed in Rhode Island may solve mystery of murderous 1600s pirate

That ancient pocket change — among the oldest ever found in North America — could explain how Every vanished into the wind.

Nearly 25 years ago, David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest predicted the Zoom call phenomenon, and its demise
Arts & Culture

Nearly 25 years ago, David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest predicted the Zoom call phenomenon, and its demise

The novel depicts a conjectural North American superstate during the first decade of the 21st century. But what if we were living out Wallace’s speculative fiction?

Life expectancy may be reduced by 2 to 7 yrs in Southeast Asia due to COVID-19 pandemic, claims study
Health

Life expectancy may be reduced by 2 to 7 yrs in Southeast Asia due to COVID-19 pandemic, claims study

A recent study, published in the journal PLOS on 17 September, 2020, showed that if COVID-19 continues to spread, there would be a decrease in the life expectancy of people, especially in regions which have been affected severely by the infection.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Three Indians among 42 new cases in Singapore, taking total number of infections in country to 844
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Three Indians among 42 new cases in Singapore, taking total number of infections in country to 844

Of the new cases, 24 are imported ones and have a travel history to Europe, North America, Middle East, Association of Southeast Asian Nations and other parts of Asia, the ministry said in a statement

Coronavirus Outbreak: 3-year-old Indian girl among 73 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore; total tally crosses 600
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Coronavirus Outbreak: 3-year-old Indian girl among 73 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore; total tally crosses 600

The 73 new cases reported on Wednesday has brought the total number of COVID-19 cases in Singapore to 631, the health ministry said.

'Great sadness': Prince Harry says he had 'no other option' but to cut royal ties after announcing decision to step back from royal duties
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'Great sadness': Prince Harry says he had 'no other option' but to cut royal ties after announcing decision to step back from royal duties

Prince Harry said Sunday that he felt 'great sadness' but found 'no other option' to cut almost all of his and his wife Meghan’s royal ties in the hopes of achieving a more peaceful life

Prince Harry, Meghan Markel to renounce 'highness' titles, quit royal duties, Buckingham Palace announces
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Prince Harry, Meghan Markel to renounce 'highness' titles, quit royal duties, Buckingham Palace announces

Prince Harry and wife Meghan will no longer use the titles 'royal highness' or receive public funds for their work under a deal that lets the couple step aside as working royals, Buckingham Palace announced Saturday

Prince Harry to appear in public for first time since announcing his decision to step back from royal duties with Meghan Markel
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Prince Harry to appear in public for first time since announcing his decision to step back from royal duties with Meghan Markel

Britain’s Prince Harry will make his first public appearance on Thursday since Queen Elizabeth acceded to the wishes of her grandson and his American wife Meghan to step back from their senior royal roles and seek a more independent future

Queen Elizabeth II calls crisis meeting with Prince Harry, Meghan Markel to discuss their future roles after couple decides to 'step back' from royal duties
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Queen Elizabeth II calls crisis meeting with Prince Harry, Meghan Markel to discuss their future roles after couple decides to 'step back' from royal duties

Queen Elizabeth II has summoned her grandson Prince Harry for face-to-face talks on Monday to discuss the future roles for him and his wife Meghan Markle following the couple's bombshell announcement that they want to "step back" from Britain's royal duties

Prince Harry, Meghan Markel to 'step back' as senior members of Britain's royal family, say they intend to become 'financially independent'
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Prince Harry, Meghan Markel to 'step back' as senior members of Britain's royal family, say they intend to become 'financially independent'

Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, say they plan 'to step back' as senior members of Britain's royal family, a stunning announcement that underscores the couple's wish to forge a new path for royals in the modern world

70th anniversary of People's Republic of China: Xi Jinping oversees massive military celebrations as Hong Kong protesters hit streets
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70th anniversary of People's Republic of China: Xi Jinping oversees massive military celebrations as Hong Kong protesters hit streets

President Xi Jinping declared Tuesday that 'no force' can shake the Chinese nation as he oversaw a massive military celebration of 70 years of Communist Party rule

Hong Kong Police expects 'very serious violent attack' on 70th anniversary of China, mounts up security across city
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Hong Kong Police expects 'very serious violent attack' on 70th anniversary of China, mounts up security across city

Police expect more violence on Hong Kong’s streets on Tuesday, the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, after a chaotic weekend in which they fired tear gas and water cannon at protesters who set fires and threw petrol bombs.

Amid tightly-choreographed festivities for Beijing's 70th anniversary, Hong Kong leads global 'anti-China' rallies; protesters to hold unsanctioned march
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Amid tightly-choreographed festivities for Beijing's 70th anniversary, Hong Kong leads global 'anti-China' rallies; protesters to hold unsanctioned march

Hong Kong protesters partook in an unsanctioned march through the city, casting a shadow over communist China's upcoming 70th birthday.

Mt Everest tragedy is proof that boom in climbing tourism is both dangerous and unsustainable
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Mt Everest tragedy is proof that boom in climbing tourism is both dangerous and unsustainable

After witnessing 11 deaths on the Everest, one is faced with the fact that with the increasing commercialisation of mountaineering, safety measures and caution are taking a back seat.

Tencent rethinking its overseas strategy on gaming after Arena of Valor failure
News & Analysis

Tencent rethinking its overseas strategy on gaming after Arena of Valor failure

Tencent has become conscious of local sensibilities in the wake of its marketing missteps for Arena of Valor.

Adding to Carlos Ghosn woes, Nissan set to further slash profit outlook on falling sales in top markets: Report
Business

Adding to Carlos Ghosn woes, Nissan set to further slash profit outlook on falling sales in top markets: Report

Nissan is already anticipating a 22 percent cut in operating profit to 450 billion yen ($4.02 billion) for the year ended March, its lowest since the year ended March 2013.