Historic downpour sinks many parts of Ho Chi Minh City

A man scoops rainwater from his house in Ho Chi Minh City, August 6, 2020. Photo: Ngoc Phuong / Tuoi Tre A resident has a hard time riding a bicycle in the heavy downpour that lashed Ho Chi Minh City on August 6, 2020. Photo: Chau Tuan / Tuoi Tre Traffic congestion on a flooded […]

Spotlight: U.S. record gun sales continue in historic uncertain times

The first major spike occurred in January 2013, after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, in which 20 first-grade children were shot to death in Sandy Hook, Connecticut. The second occurred after the massive San Bernardino shooting in 2016 in California, and the most recent was in 2018 after the Parkland High School mass murders […]

US record gun sales continue in historic uncertain times

“Trump and the right-wing media’s constant villainizing of democrats, liberals and the left has furthered the polarization of the country, and the fact-free environment he and his followers occupy leave them looking like lost, ignorant people in the eyes of the world,” Richardson added.

Facebook and MPI launch “Vitality of Vietnam” programme

“25 years marked a historic milestone in the diplomatic relation between the two countries, which has been strengthened by our relation in trades, investment and strategic cooperation. We highly appreciate the efforts of businesses like Facebook that have contributed to reaffirming and actualising the long-term commitment of the United States in general and US businesses […]

Tomball City Council terminates lease for railroad museum

“It’s a very unfortunate circumstance,” he said. “We were all very excited about the museum, the Tomball location, the work the design team and the architect did. We spent a lot of money getting to this point and we sort of felt like we got the rug pulled out from under us.”

Carlson: Left’s Response to Coronavirus Much Like ‘Authoritarian’ China — ‘Characterized’ by Corruption, Lack of Social Trust, Deep Cynicism About Gov’t

And so China emphatically rejects identity politics. It’s illegal there. Leaders in China don’t narrowcast to tiny constituencies based on their quote, “identity.” The idea is appalling to them. The Chinese focus instead on national identity. They don’t worship diversity, they promote unity, and that’s why long term, they believe they will win.

Group called ‘We Have Her Back’ warns media against ‘sexist’ or ‘racist’ coverage of Biden VP pick

“A woman VP candidate, and possibly a Black or Brown woman candidate, requires the same kind of internal consideration about systemic inequality as you undertook earlier this year,” the letter said. “Anything less than full engagement in this thoughtful oversight would be a huge step backwards for the progress you have pledged to make to […]

Spotlight: U.S. re-imposes tariff on Canadian aluminum, sparking backlash

“These tariffs will raise costs for American manufacturers, are opposed by most U.S. aluminum producers, and will draw retaliation against U.S. exports — just as they did before,” Myron Brilliant, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s executive vice president and head of international affairs, said in a statement.

North Central College Launches Free Summer Webinar Series

“North Central College faculty have such a vast range of expertise, and the COVID-19 pandemic lends itself to examination from multiple perspectives,” said Stephen Maynard Caliendo, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at North Central College. “What has emerged throughout this project is a rich, multi-disciplinary exploration of this important moment in world […]

‘They are making Ayodhya like Vatican or Mecca’

Dr Ram Manohar Lohia, one of the greatest secularists of our times, had once said, ‘Ram ki poornata maryadit vyaktitva mein hai, Krishna ki unmukt ya sampooran vyaktitva mein hai aur Shiva ki aseemit vyaktitva mein hai. Lekin har ek poorn hai (the completeness of Lord Ram is in a dignified personality, of Krishna in […]