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Image copyright @BryanAdams Instagram Image caption The singer posted a photo showing himself silhouetted, as light from the stage reflected off polluted air Canadian singer-songwriter Bryan Adams showed his love for his Indian fans on Sunday in a social media post that also brought attention to the country's pollution problem.He shared an image on Instagram…
A broken relationship and allegations of emotional abuse: the case of Keith Ellison]Recent polls show that Mr. Wardlow, a little-known conservative, is now in a tight race with Mr. Ellison. One poll has them deadlocked, while another has the congressman with a slim lead, with 41 percent of voters supporting Mr. Ellison and 36 percent…
said in a statement.The disease recurred recently after having been in remission for years. He left Microsoft in the early 1980s, after the cancer first appeared.Mr. Allen was a force at the company during its first seven years, along with his co-founder, Bill Gates, as the personal computer was moving from a hobbyist curiosity to…
Image copyright AFP Image caption Financial magazine Forbes says Mohammed Dewji is worth $1.5bn (£980m) The family of Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji, who was kidnapped on Thursday, has offered a 1bn Tanzania shilling ($440,000; £330,000) reward for information that leads to his rescue.Mr Dewji, reportedly Africa's youngest billionaire, was taken by masked gunmen in the…
MediatorImageCrown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, at the center of last year’s Future Investment Initiative. The sponsors, partners and participants of this year’s conference included a number of media companies. Most have pulled out in the wake of reports of the murder of a Saudi journalist.CreditCreditTasneem Alsultan for The New York TimesJust six months ago, American…
been portrayed by his Republican opponent as an Islamic terrorist sympathizer.The same allegation has been tossed at Democratic candidates in Ohio and New Jersey, and a challenger to an embattled Republican incumbent in the suburbs of Richmond, Va., has been attacked for her part-time teaching gig at a Muslim high school.It has been 17 years…
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAerial footage shows the destruction in Mexico Beach, Florida Dozens of people remain missing in coastal areas of north-west Florida devastated by Hurricane Michael last week, officials say.Recovery teams with dogs and heavy equipment are due to scour destroyed buildings in Mexico Beach and Panama City in…
the DNA of nearly every American of Northern European descent — the primary users of the site — will be identifiable through cousins in GEDmatch’s database, according to a study published on Thursday in the journal Science.“It’s kind of been a shock to all of us how these things developed,” said Mr. Rogers, who was…
$134 million debt payment, the company filed for bankruptcy protection. Here are some key moments in Sears history.1886 An empire built on a few watchesRichard Sears, a railway station agent, started the R.W. Sears Watch Company in Minneapolis after buying a batch of watches from a local jeweler and selling them to fellow agents. The…
Image copyright Getty Images Sleeping rough in public areas is now against the law in Hungary.The law was brought in by Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government, but the United Nations called it "cruel" insisting it goes against human rights. It effectively outlaws living on the streets and was first approved by the Budapest parliament in…