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129 dead after fans stampede to exit Indonesian soccer match

Published On: October 2, 2022 10:40 AM NPT By: Associated Press

MALANG, Indonesia, Oct 2:  Panic at an Indonesian soccer match Saturday left 129 dead, most of whom were trampled to death after police fired tear gas to dispel riots, making it one of the deadliest sports events in the world.

Taliban official: Blast in Shiite area of Kabul kills 19

Published On: September 30, 2022 11:33 AM NPT By: Associated Press

KABUL, Afghanistan, Sept 30: A Taliban-appointed spokesman for the Kabul police chief says 19 people were killed and 27 were wounded in a suicide bombing in a Shiite area of the Afghan capital.

Bam! NASA spacecraft crashes into asteroid in defense test

Published On: September 27, 2022 02:00 PM NPT By: Associated Press

A NASA spacecraft rammed an asteroid at blistering speed Monday in an unprecedented dress rehearsal for the day a killer rock menaces Earth.

15 dead, 24 wounded in school shooting in Russia

Published On: September 27, 2022 06:15 AM NPT By: Associated Press

MOSCOW, Sept 27: A gunman opened fire in a school in central Russia on Monday, killing 15 people and wounding 24 others before shooting himself dead, authorities said.

Putin thanks China’s Xi for his ‘balanced’ stand on Ukraine

Published On: September 16, 2022 07:00 AM NPT By: Associated Press

SAMARKAND, Uzbekistan, Sept 16: Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Thursday for his “balanced” approach to the Ukrainian crisis and blasted Washington’s “ugly” policies at a meeting that followed a major setback for Moscow on the battlefield.

Tom Ford closes Fashion Week with big hair, miles of sparkle

Published On: September 15, 2022 01:30 PM NPT By: Associated Press

Tom Ford closed New York Fashion Week on Wednesday with Madonna on his front row and a runway full of big hair, disco cowgirls and sequins for miles, as reported by Associated Press.

Tearful Allison Russell wins Americana Award for debut album

Published On: September 15, 2022 12:30 PM NPT By: Associated Press

Canadian singer-songwriter Allison Russell won album of the year for her debut solo record “Outside Child,” while bluegrass guitarist Billy Strings won artist of the year at the Americana Honors and Awards, as per the report of Associated Press.

R. Kelly convicted of child porn, enticing girls for sex

Published On: September 15, 2022 11:30 AM NPT By: Associated Press

A federal jury in Chicago convicted R. Kelly on Wednesday of producing child pornography and enticing girls for sex after a monthlong trial in his hometown, delivering another legal blow to the Grammy Award singer who was once one of the world’s biggest R&B stars, according to a report by Associated Press.

South Korea fines Google, Meta over privacy violations

Published On: September 14, 2022 05:00 PM NPT By: Associated Press

South Korea’s privacy watchdog has fined Google and Meta a combined 100 billion won ($72 million) for tracking consumers’ online behavior without their consent and using their data for targeted advertisements, as reported by Associated Press.

Rapper PnB Rock fatally shot in Los Angeles restaurant

Published On: September 14, 2022 04:30 PM NPT By: Associated Press

Rapper PnB Rock was fatally shot during a robbery at a South Los Angeles restaurant where police believe a social media post may have tipped the assailant to his location, according to a report by Associated Press.

Emmys reach record-low audience of 5.9 million people

Published On: September 14, 2022 04:00 PM NPT By: Associated Press

The Emmy Awards hit a new low in viewership on Monday night, with its estimated audience of 5.9 million people even smaller than the COVID-19-disrupted ceremony two years ago, as reported by Associated Press.

Day 2 of jury deliberations at R. Kelly’s child porn trial

Published On: September 14, 2022 02:00 PM NPT By: Associated Press

Jurors were set to begin deliberating for a second day Wednesday at R. Kelly’s federal trial in Chicago, sorting through a month of evidence and arguments on charges accusing the singer of producing child pornography, enticing minors for sex and rigging his 2008 child porn trial, according to a report by Associated Press.

Ukraine piles pressure on retreating Russian troops

Published On: September 14, 2022 07:15 AM NPT By: Associated Press

KHARKIV, Ukraine, Sept 14: Ukrainian troops piled pressure on retreating Russian forces Tuesday, pressing a counteroffensive that has produced major gains and a stunning blow to Moscow’s military prestige.

‘Succession,’ ‘Ted Lasso’ top Emmys; 1st time winners shine

Published On: September 13, 2022 10:30 AM NPT By: Associated Press

“Succession” and “Ted Lasso” topped the Emmy Awards on Monday, in a ceremony that touted the power of TV and extended honors to “Squid Game” and winners who delivered messages of empowerment, according to a report of Associated Press.

Closing arguments set for R. Kelly trial on fixing charges

Published On: September 12, 2022 02:30 PM NPT By: Associated Press

Closing arguments are scheduled Monday for R. Kelly and two co-defendants in the R&B singer’s trial on federal charges of trial-fixing, child pornography and enticing minors for sex, with jury deliberations to follow, according to a report by Associated Press.

‘Squid Game,’ ‘Succession,’ ‘Ted Lasso’ vie for Emmy Awards

Published On: September 12, 2022 12:30 PM NPT By: Associated Press

Emmy Awards host Kenan Thompson and the ceremony’s producers are promising a feel-good event — a phrase not applicable to several of the top nominated shows, as reported by Associated Press.

Harry Styles hits Toronto for ‘My Policeman’ premiere

Published On: September 12, 2022 11:30 AM NPT By: Associated Press

With just as much fanfare but a tad less drama, Harry Styles took the Toronto International Film Festival by storm on Sunday, premiering the tragic gay romance “My Policeman” less than a week after the much-talked-about debut of “Don’t Worry Darling” in Venice, according to report of Associated Press.

Prabal Gurung puts a loving spotlight on the world’s misfits

Published On: September 11, 2022 11:30 AM NPT By: Associated Press

Prabal Gurung sent his New York Fashion Week models down a long, stark runway Saturday in the shadow of the United Nations wearing an explosion of sheers and colors as an ode to the misfits of the world who are “often watched and monitored, scrutinized but unseen", according to a report of Associated Press.

Elton John pays tribute to Queen at his final Toronto show

Published On: September 9, 2022 01:30 PM NPT By: Associated Press

Elton John paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II at his final concert in Toronto on Thursday night, saying he was inspired by her and is sad she is gone, according to the report by Associated Press.

Queen Elizabeth II dead at 96 after 70 years on the throne

Published On: September 9, 2022 07:09 AM NPT By: Associated Press

LONDON, Sept 9: Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a symbol of stability in a turbulent era that saw the decline of the British empire and disarray in her own family, died Thursday after 70 years on the throne. She was 96.