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An explosion rocked the Department of Public Works and Electricity building in Union City in the early afternoon yesterday. Few people in the village have heard of what happened to cut their electricity. But the employees and a guest of DPW and the village electrical building certainly did. The explosion destroyed a key part of …

SRINAGAR, Kashmir – Manmeet Kour Bali had to defend her marriage in court. A Sikh by birth, Ms. Bali converted to Islam to marry a Muslim. Her parents opposed a marriage outside their community and filed a complaint with the police against her new husband. In court last month, she testified that she married for …

JAs soon as Mohammad wants to speak, which will come as no surprise to observers of this most ubiquitous broadcaster. After all, he’s a man who, in addition to being the main presenter of the BBC’s final score and the occasional host of the Day 2 match, has long been involved in the company’s coverage …

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) – The city of Pensacola, Fla. Celebrated its 200th anniversary on Saturday as part of the United States, marking the date that the then territory passed from Spanish rule. Penscola News Journal reports that events to commemorate the occasion included re-enactments of battles, a performance of an African drumming and dancing troupe, …

European Union border protection agency Frontex was aware of human rights violations and pushbacks by Greek forces in the Aegean Sea, German newspaper Der Spiegel wrote on Thursday. Der Spiegel reported that a months-long investigation by the European Parliament led to the conclusion that Frontex had evidence of illegal push-backs by the Greek Coast Guard …

BEIJING (AP) – The Chinese government dismissed US charges of forced labor in Xinjiang and accused Washington on Thursday of harming global trade after lawmakers approved import restrictions and US companies were warned that they were exposed to legal risks if they did business with the region. The measures add to growing pressure on companies …

A group claiming that the San Diego Unified School District board’s unanimous vote in March to rename high school Junipero Serra was an illegal plan to take legal action on Wednesday. The board held the vote after students at the school demanded that Serra’s name be removed due to her treatment of Native Americans, according …

Neck rubs, tapped phones: Merkel has a history with US leaders

Neck rubs, expensive dinners, allegations of wiretapping, awkward handshake moments. Angela Merkel has seen pretty much everything when it comes to US presidents. The German Chancellor is making her 19th and possibly last official visit to the United States on Thursday for a meeting with President Joe Biden – her fourth US president – as …

By TOM STRODE, Baptist Press CHICAGO (BP) – Religious freedom advocates have praised a federal appeals court opinion that protects the freedom of churches and other religious groups in the face of government interference in decisions in employment. In a 7-3 ruling on Friday, June 9, the Seventh Chicago Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that …

Masks and a call for more inclusiveness and transparency competed in time at the Berkshire Schools Education Council meeting on July 12. Masks and a call for more inclusiveness and transparency competed in time at the Berkshire Schools Education Council meeting on July 12. A crowd of around 30 patiently waited for the day-to-day business …