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Canada updates travel advisory for India over ‘negative sentiments’

The country’s global affairs department updated its travel advisory after relations between the two countries worsened in recent days

Screenwriters guild members show their solidarity Image WGA East

Hollywood screenwriters guild, studios look to end strike with tentative agreement

The contract agreement doesn’t apply to actors currently on strike

solar eclipse

Annular solar eclipse on October 14: A celestial ‘ring of fire’

This particular type of eclipse occurs when the moon, positioned at or near its farthest point from Earth, does not entirely block the sun’s face

T20 World Cup

Cricket in the US: ICC confirms three American cities to host men’s T20 World Cup 2024

The ICC tournament will be co-hosted by the US and West Indies


Antitrust trial: Why has the US Justice Dept sued Google?

The antitrust trial is a landmark case and centers on allegations that Google has engaged in monopolistic practices

Hunter Biden indicted

US President Joe Biden’s son Hunter Biden faces criminal charges

He is the first child of a sitting American president to be prosecuted

United Airlines

United Airlines grounds flight due to technical glitch, hundreds of flights impacted

The ground stop while lasting just over an hour, delayed hundreds of United Airlines flights


Hurricane Idalia makes landfall in Florida, strikes panhandle with powerful Category 3 winds

Idalia is the first major hurricane to hit Florida since last September and is likely to cause upto $10bn in damages


Florida faces major hurricane threat as Idalia strengthens

Depending on its landfall and route, Idalia at hurricane strength could cause up to $10bn in damage and losses

US Fed

US Fed chair Jerome Powell hints at further interest rate hikes

The key takeaway from Powell’s speech is monetary policy will stay “restrictive” until inflation is moving firmly toward 2 per cent

Solano County California

A new, green California city in Solano County: $800m land acquisition raises questions

Flannery Associates have disclosed it has been buying rangeland properties in Solano County since 2018, cumulatively spending more than $800m


SpaceX launches Crew-7 to ISS, Sultan AlNeyadi scheduled to come back to Earth soon

SpaceX’s Crew-6 who have been living on the ISS since March, will spend the next week welcoming the Crew-7 astronauts before returning to Earth

hurricane season upon us

Fires, hurricanes, dangerous heat: The US is reeling from a string of disasters

Two tropical storms and one post-tropical cyclone are currently churning across the Atlantic Ocean in an intense start to the most active part of hurricane season

Bob Barker dies

Bob Barker, courtly host of ‘The Price Is Right,’ dies at 99

Barker holds the record for hosting the longest-running game show in US television history

Trump mugshot

Donald Trump’s mugshot released after arrest in Georgia’s Fulton County

Trump has been assigned as ‘Inmate No. PO1135809’ at the county facility

Donald Trump at Fulton County

Donald Trump to surrender in Fulton County over Georgia election subversion charges

The former president’s surrender at the facility follows in the footsteps of his 18 co-defendants who have already turned themselves in

Republican Party debate

Republican Party’s first 2024 GOP Presidential Debate; will Trump be there: Watch live stream

The debate features a notable lineup of candidates, however former US President Donald Trump is likely to give it a miss

Canada's Record Wildfire Season Set to Worsen as Heat Builds

Raging wildfires trigger mass evacuation in Canada’s Northwest Territories

Canada is experiencing the worst wildfire season on record with more than 1,000 active fires burning across the country

China Evergrande Group files bankruptcy

China Evergrande files Chapter 15 bankruptcy in New York

The Chinese builder has been working for months to finalise an offshore debt restructuring plan

household wealth drops

Global household wealth drops for first time since 2008 financial crisis

The bulk of the decline was felt in North American and European households which lost a combined $10.9tn

Donald Trump indicted over attempt to overturn Georgia 2020 Presidential election results

Donald Trump indicted over attempts to overturn Georgia’s 2020 Presidential Vote

This is the fourth criminal case against the former president as he campaigns for the White House

Musk and Zuckerberg cage fight

Zuckerberg says ‘time to move on’ from Musk cage fight challenge

The face-off between Musk and Zuckerberg intensified after the initial success of Meta’s Threads social media platform

Hawaii wildfire burns down town of Lahaina

Hawaii wildfire death toll rises to 93 as experts look into cause of ignition

The blaze that burnt down the town of Lahaina, damaged 2,207 structures with an estimated capital cost of $5.5bn

Covid-19 sub-variant eris driving new case surge

Covid-19 new variant Eris is spiking cases across the UK, US: Here’s what we know

It has been detected in 38 states in the US and 39 countries till date

Tesla appoints Vaibhav Taneja as CFO

Tesla names Indian-origin executive Vaibhav Taneja as CFO

He succeeds Zachary Kirkhorn, who stepped down from the post after working for the electric vehicle maker for 13 years

US inflation reduction act targets ghg emissions

US Inflation Reduction Act only halves greenhouse gas emissions by 2050: Study

The law’s $369bn in financial incentives will speed up the transition to renewable power and electrified transportation

US credit rating downgraded

US credit rating downgraded from AAA by Fitch

The US is now rated AA+ by Fitch, one step below AAA, and the assessor has a stable outlook on the country

Donald Trump indicted over attempt to overturn Georgia 2020 Presidential election results

Donald Trump indicted over attempt to overturn 2020 US Presidential Election

Trump is accused of four felony counts in the grand jury indictment announced by Special Counsel Jack Smith


Twitter changes logo to X, bids ‘adieu’ to its blue bird

Twitter’s brand toolkit page on its website calls the light-blue bird its most recognisable asset but that looks to change imminently


Nothing 2 first impression: A $600 device rethinks how the back of your smartphone can look

Nothing was co-founded by Carl Pei of OnePlus, which makes quality phones with top specs at affordable prices