A Massive New Museum Dedicated to Comedy Just Opened in Lucille Ball’s Hometown

A Massive New Museum Dedicated to Comedy Just Opened in Lucille Ball’s Hometown

Lily Tomlin, Dan Aykroyd, and Amy Schumer walk into a comedy festival. This isn’t a joke, merely one of the many ways the National Comedy Center is celebrating its debut this week. The museum — located in Jamestown, NY, the...
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Africa:Who Now Holds the Balance of Power in Nigeria?

Africa:Who Now Holds the Balance of Power in Nigeria?

Photo: allafrica.com Bukola Saraki has crossed the floor to the official opposition Peoples Democratic Party analysis By Lagun Akinloye Dozens of politicians, including the Senate President and three governors, have defected from the ruling party. There could ...
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Indian, Chinese troops hold ceremonial border meeting on the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh region

Indian, Chinese troops hold ceremonial border meeting on the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh region

Srinagar: A ceremonial border personnel meeting has taken place between the Indian and Chinese armies on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh region, an official said on Thursday. Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia told IANS that the...
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Portion of three-storey building collapses in Kerala’s Palakkad; 11 people injured, search for survivors underway

Portion of three-storey building collapses in Kerala’s Palakkad; 11 people injured, search for survivors underway

Palakkad: A portion of a three-storeyed building collapsed in Pallakad on Thursday, leaving 11 people injured, police said. Representational image. AFP The injured, including two women, were admitted to hospital. The nearly 40-year-old building sit...
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Constance Wu opens up on why Crazy Rich Asians is a ‘historic’ film for people of Asian descent

Constance Wu opens up on why Crazy Rich Asians is a ‘historic’ film for people of Asian descent

It’s been 25 years since a major Hollywood studio released an English-language film with a primarily Asian cast. The last was Wayne Wang’s adaptation of the generational tear-jerker The Joy Luck Club, which was released in 1993. But that dry...
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Marico June quarter net profit up 10% to Rs 260 cr; total income rises 20%

Marico June quarter net profit up 10% to Rs 260 cr; total income rises 20%

New Delhi: FMCG firm Marico on Thursday reported 10.25 percent rise in consolidated net profit at Rs 260.13 crore for the quarter ended 30 June. The company had reported a net profit of Rs 235.93 crore in April-June quarter of...
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Bank of England raises UK interest rates

Bank of England raises UK interest rates

Image copyright Reuters The Bank of England has raised the interest rate for only the second time in a decade. The rate has risen by a quarter of a percentage point, from 0.5% to 0.75% – the highest level since...
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Europe’s heat record could be broken in Spain and Portugal

Europe’s heat record could be broken in Spain and Portugal

Image copyright EPA Image caption In Madrid, the heat has driven people to the city’s fountains As Europe bakes in another heatwave, forecasters say the all-time temperature record could be broken in the coming days. The current European record is...
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Taapsee Pannu: No high more energising than being self made

Taapsee Pannu: No high more energising than being self made

On the big screen, Taapsee Pannu’s latest release is Mulk, a story of a Muslim family trying to reclaim its lost honour Taapsee Pannu Actress Taapsee Pannu, who has turned 31, shared a “piece of dope” and said that there...
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Africa:South Africa Lifts 10-Year Ban On Kenya’s Avocado

Africa:South Africa Lifts 10-Year Ban On Kenya’s Avocado

By Business Daily South Africa has re-opened its market to Kenya’s avocado exports, ending more than 10 years of standoff that began over quality concerns. Kenya lost the market in 2007 after South Africa claimed its key producing areas had...
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