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Pakistan PM warns of ‘bloodbath’ in Kashmir; India PM silent

Published On: September 28, 2019 10:15 AM NPT By: Associated Press

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 28: Insisting he wasn’t making a threat, Pakistan’s leader denounced his Indian counterpart on Friday and warned that any war between the nuclear rivals could “have consequences for the world.” India’s prime minister took the opposite approach, skipping any mention at the United Nations of his government’s crackdown in the disputed region of Kashmir.

Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ set to premiere in New York

Published On: September 28, 2019 10:00 AM NPT By: Associated Press

Martin Scorsese’s crime epic “The Irishman” is set to make its premiere at the New York Film Festival.

2nd wave of protests caps week focused on climate action

Published On: September 27, 2019 06:32 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BERLIN, Sept 27:Tens of thousands of mostly young people marched to New Zealand’s Parliament on Friday, kicking off a second wave of worldwide protests demanding swift action on climate change.

Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige developing ‘Star Wars’ film

Published On: September 27, 2019 03:24 PM NPT By: Associated Press

Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige is teaming up with Lucasfilm to develop a new “Star Wars” film.

J. Lo, Shakira to perform at Super Bowl halftime show

Published On: September 27, 2019 03:12 PM NPT By: Associated Press

Jennifer Lopez and Shakira are going to bring the heat to the 2020 Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show.

Climate activist: Why tout development if there’s no future?

Published On: September 27, 2019 01:10 PM NPT By: Associated Press

NEW DELHI, Sept 27: An Indian girl who was among the 16 young activists filing a complaint at the United Nations accusing countries of inaction on climate change has taken that step before.

‘Gross’: Lanternflies causing big bug problem for some

Published On: September 27, 2019 11:52 AM NPT By: Associated Press

In the Great Spotted Lanternfly War, Pennsylvania’s citizen-soldiers are fighting back with fly swatters and vacuums, dish soap and sticky tape.

Ancient gilded coffin is returned to Egypt government

Published On: September 26, 2019 05:27 PM NPT By: Associated Press

A gilded coffin that was featured at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art is on its way back to Egypt after it was determined to be a looted antiquity.

Blaze rages on Russian trawler in northern Norway

Published On: September 26, 2019 03:30 PM NPT By: Associated Press

HELSINKI,  Sept 26: A Russian trawler with an ammonia tank and about 200,000 liters of diesel oil inside is in flames at a northern Norwegian port and authorities have evacuated surrounding areas because of an explosion risk.

Second man arrested in probe of Mac Miller’s overdose death

Published On: September 26, 2019 01:30 PM NPT By: Associated Press

An Arizona man has become the second person arrested on drug charges as authorities investigate the overdose death of rapper Mac Miller.

Kylie Jenner hospitalized, will miss Paris Fashion Week

Published On: September 26, 2019 12:31 PM NPT By: Associated Press

Kylie Jenner has been hospitalized with an undisclosed illness and will have to skip a planned cosmetics rollout at Paris Fashion Week.

Afghans face presidential vote amid violence, corruption

Published On: September 26, 2019 11:56 AM NPT By: Associated Press

KABUL, Sept 26:  Millions of Afghans are expected to go to the polls on Saturday to elect a new president, despite an upsurge of violence in the weeks since the collapse of a U.S.-Taliban deal to end America’s longest war, and the Taliban warning voters to say away from the polls.

How to navigate new privacy features in Apple iPhone update

Published On: September 26, 2019 10:45 AM NPT By: Associated Press

Apple’s iOS 13 software update comes with plenty of privacy enhancements — but in some cases, only if you take the time to understand how they work.

Washington plunges into Trump impeachment investigation

Published On: September 26, 2019 09:00 AM NPT By: Associated Press

WASHINGTON, Sept 26: President Donald Trump pressed the leader of Ukraine to “look into” Joe Biden, Trump’s potential 2020 reelection rival, as well as the president’s lingering grievances from the 2016 election, according to a rough transcript of a summer phone call that is now at the center of Democrats’ impeachment probe.

Yes, there is an art to the perfectly peeled egg

Published On: September 25, 2019 02:36 PM NPT By: Associated Press

I love eating deviled eggs and egg salad, but I had been avoiding making either because it was so much trouble peeling the eggs

China opens new Beijing airport to serve travel boom

Published On: September 25, 2019 01:21 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BEIJING, Sept 25: Chinese President Xi Jinping presided Wednesday over the inauguration of a second international airport for Beijing with a terminal billed as the world’s biggest.

Timeline of events leading up to key UK Supreme Court ruling

Published On: September 24, 2019 06:45 PM NPT By: Associated Press

LONDON, Sept 24: Britain’s Supreme Court is set to rule Tuesday on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s five-week suspension of Parliament was legal. Here’s how we got here.

Algeria says 8 newborns die in fire at maternity hospital

Published On: September 24, 2019 05:13 PM NPT By: Associated Press

ALGIERS, Algeria, Sept 24: Eight newborns were killed Tuesday in a fire in the maternity wing of an Algerian hospital near the border with Tunisia, authorities said.

China central bank says no plans for big economic stimulus

Published On: September 24, 2019 02:37 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BEIJING, Sept 24: China’s central bank governor said Tuesday its monetary policy will stay “stable and healthy,” suggesting Beijing has no plans to join the United States and Europe in cutting interest rates to stimulate economic growth amid a tariff war with Washington.

Judges may not be buying that ‘Stairway’ needs new trial

Published On: September 24, 2019 01:45 PM NPT By: Associated Press

A group of federal judges isn’t sure all that glitters is gold, and they don’t seem to be buying that a new trial is necessary for the copyright fight over the Led Zeppelin song, “Stairway to Heaven.”