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September 22, 2017 8:47 PM The flip side of Trump’s ‘America First’ sentiment

For the first time since the Williams’ sisters took the centre stage, two Black American women this month found themselves in the Finals of the US Open. In fact, for the first time ever, three Black American women were in the Semis. The commentators, most of them Americans since the tournament took place on American soil, gushed about how good it all was for American 1

September 22, 2017 1:59 PM Facebook Ads Aren't a Threat to Democracy

Political pressure is gradually forcing Facebook executives to take responsibility for the content that appears on the social network, at this point mainly for the advertising. So far, they are doing a good job of avoiding the real subject. On Wednesday, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg addressed the recent discovery that ads on Facebook could 3

September 22, 2017 9:33 AM Hurricane Maria lashes Turks and Caicos, fresh flooding in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico: Hurricane Maria lashed the Turks and Caicos Islands on Friday and was blamed for fresh flooding on Puerto Rico, where it had already destroyed homes and knocked out power during its rampage through the Caribbean. The storm killed at least 25 people on the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands, according to government 1

September 21, 2017 7:27 AM Hurricane Maria lashes Dominican Republic after direct hit on Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN (REUTERS) - Hurricane Maria thrashed parts of the Dominican Republic with heavy rain and high winds as it passed near its east and north coasts on Thursday (Sept 21) after making a direct hit on Puerto Rico that caused severe flooding and cut power to the entire island. Maria has killed at least 10 people as it raged through the Caribbean, the second 2

September 21, 2017 2:25 AM Mexico politicians fear flunking quake test before 2018 vote

MEXICO CITY - Less than a year before a presidential election, Mexico's ruling party and its coalition partners are fearful they could be punished by voters for any misstep in responding to two major earthquakes that killed more than 300 people this month. With tolerance low after years of violence and corruption, the tremors could further undermine 3

September 20, 2017 6:49 PM Why two major earthquakes hit Mexico, explained

NEW YORK (NYTIMES) - Two strong earthquakes, 12 days apart, have shaken Mexico this month (September 2017), crumpling buildings, sending panicked people into the streets, and together killing hundreds of people who were unable to escape the destruction. Just before midnight on Sept 7, a magnitude-8.1 earthquake - the most powerful to hit Mexico in a century 4

September 20, 2017 9:45 AM Mexico City earthquake: Force India driver Sergio Perez donates to fund

Force India driver Sergio Perez has donated three million pesos (£124,500) to victims of the earthquake in his native Mexico. Tuesday's earthquake killed more than 200 people, toppled many buildings in Mexico City and caused major damage in neighbouring states. The Mexican GP is set to take place in the capital from 27-29 October. "I'm deeply concerned 4

September 20, 2017 9:10 AM Mexico City Earthquake: Children Dead After School Collapses

A huge earthquake that struck central Mexico Tuesday destroyed a school in the south of the capital, leaving dozens of children dead or missing amid a death toll that runs to the hundreds. The center of the quake, which had a magnitude of 7.1, was in Puebla state, about 75 miles from Mexico city, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). But it also caused 3

September 20, 2017 7:36 AM Xiaomi Redmi 4, Redmi 4A to go on flash sale today on Amazon at 2PM and 6PM respectively

Amazon India is holding a four-days Great Indian sale which starts from September 21. But before that, there's a flash sale of Xiaomi Redmi 4 and Redmi 4A which is taking place today at 2PM and 6PM respectively, on both Amazon as well as company's own website The Xiaomi Redmi 4 was launched in May this year. The smartphone sports a 5-inch screen 4

September 20, 2017 5:29 AM Strong quake near Mexico City kills almost 150, rescuers dig through collapsed buildings

MEXICO CITY - Rescue crews and ordinary citizens searched through rubble for survivors as night fell on Tuesday on battered cities in central Mexico, including the capital, where the death toll from a major earthquake grew to at least 149. The magnitude 7.1 quake toppled dozens of buildings, broke gas mains and sparked fires less than two weeks after 4