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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

How Lunar New Year became a shopping holiday for Western brands

Brands like Gucci and Adidas Originals have partnered with Disney to release limited-edition capsule collections for Lunar New Year. | Wang Gang/VCG/Getty Images Gucci, Nike, and Sephora have released new merchandise for the Year of the Rat. The stretch of time between end-of-year...

TikTok is full of Sephora and Chipotle employees spilling secrets. That can get complicated.

Employees and former employees of brands like Sephora and Chipotle are going viral on TikTok. | Rebecca Sapp/Getty Images for Sephora Employees and former employees are the best brand ambassadors money can’t buy, but companies aren’t partnering with them. Kyra Gallego never intended...

Wuhan pneumonia outbreak: What we know and don’t know

Health surveillance officers with a temperature scanner wait for passengers at the Hong Kong International Airport on January 4, 2020. Hong Kong authorities are on alert as news spreads about the infectious disease outbreak in Wuhan, a mainland Chinese city. | Andy Wong/AP ...

What we know about a shooting, stabbing, and fire in Honolulu, Hawaii

First responders secure the area as smoke billows down the street following a shooting in Honolulu, Hawaii on January 19, 2020. | Marco Garcia/AP Two officers were killed, and two people were wounded in a Honolulu incident involving a shooting, a stabbing, and...

Is abuse of power an impeachable offense?

Sen. Lindsey Graham ahead of the Senate’s receipt of the articles of impeachment. | Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images Trump’s allies don’t think so — even though abuse of power was the first article of impeachment. Throughout the impeachment process, President Donald Trump’s allies...

New anti-government protests in Beirut leave more than 300 injured

Lebanese security forces disperse anti-government protesters in Beirut on January 18, 2020. | Hussam Chbaro/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Saturday, protesters clashed with police in Beirut in one of the most violent days since anti-government protests began in October. More than 300 people were...

House managers: Trump poses an “immediate threat to the nation and the rule of law”

The House impeachment managers, led by Reps. Adam Schiff and Jerry Nadler, deliver the articles of impeachment to the Senate. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The impeachment managers previewed their arguments in a legal brief filed Saturday. The first legal filings for the...

Iran to launch new homegrown “Zafar” satellites into orbit

Iran’s Minister of Information and Communications Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said the new homegrown “Zafar” satellites are ready to be launched into orbit. Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi announced in a post on his Twitter account on Sunday that the Zafar (victory) satellites have successfully...

Britain´s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan begin a new life as ordinary people

Britain´s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan began a new life Sunday as -- somewhat -- ordinary people with financial worries and security concerns after being stripped of their royal titles and public funding by the Queen. The settlement announced by Buckingham Palace on Saturday...

Iran’s geography lesson to Macron: Gulf located south of Iran is Persian Gulf

Tehran has blasted French President Emmanuel Macron for using a fictitious name for the Persian Gulf, saying the mistake is as wrong as France's military presence in those waters. Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi tweeted in three languages of Persian, English and French late...

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Did you know Islamabad is now a safer city than London and Paris?

The international ranking of Islamabad has improved to 69 level, according to a report of the World Crime Index issued by the international organisation,...

20 PTI MPAs form separate group to resolve Punjab’s issues

At least 20 Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawmakers of the Punjab Assembly have formed a separate group to resolve the province's issues, vowing to stick...

PM abolish 150 licences required for business activities

Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed to abolish around one hundred and fifty licences required for various business activities at the local level. Chairing a...

PM Imran calls on business community to pay taxes for sake of country’s prosperity

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday stressed the need for the business community to contribute their bit to the country’s prosperity by paying their...

Malala’s biopic will get a special screening by the United Nations

Malala Yousafzai's biopic Gul Makai is getting a special screening organised by the United Nations. According to Mumbai Mirror, the screening, which will take place...

Iran to launch new homegrown “Zafar” satellites into orbit

Iran’s Minister of Information and Communications Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said the new homegrown “Zafar” satellites are ready to be launched into orbit. Mohammad...