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Texas shooting: 21 including 19 children among dead in primary school attack

Washington | Nineteen young children and two adults have died in an alleged shooting at a primary school in south Texas. The 18-year-old gunman opened fire at Robb Elementary School in the city of Uvalde before he was killed by law enforcement, officials said. Shooter was armed with semi-automatic rifle  Investigators say the suspect was armed […]

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US professor refers to India as a s***hole, singles out Brahmins

Philadelphia | University of Pennsylvania law professor Amy Wax made more inflammatory comments on a national conservative talk show Friday, slamming immigrants who are critical of the US, Philadelphia Inquirer reported. “There is just a tremendous amount of resentment and shame of non-western peoples against western peoples for western peoples’ outsized achievements and contributions,” Wax told […]

KYIV, UKRAINE - Feb. 25, 2022: War of Russia against Ukraine. View of a civilian building damaged following a Russian rocket attack the city of Kyiv, Ukraine — Photo by palinchak

US advises its citizens in Russia to depart

Washington | The US Department of State on Monday advised US citizens currently in Russia to consider departing the country “immediately,” citing Moscow’s ongoing military actions in Ukraine and what the department expected to be potential “harassment” toward Americans by “Russian government security officials”. The State Department said in an updated travel advisory that the US […]

Microsoft 2nd US firm and 3rd in the world to pass $2 trillion market cap

San Francisco | Tech giant Microsoft reached a $2 trillion market capitalisation in trading, joining a small group of global companies that have crossed that threshold — including Apple. Apple reached its own $2 trillion market cap back in August 2020. Microsoft is world’s third company to hit $2 trillion in market capitalisation. Despite hitting $2 […]