Puri (Odisha) [India], June 24 (ANI): As Odisha prepares for the Snana Purnima at Jagannath temple, a youth from Puri, Biswajit Nayak made a miniature statue of the 'Gajanana Besha of Lord Jagannath', using 1475 ice cream sticks.
Asian shares marked time on Thursday, with China nudging lower, while the U.S. dollar held below an 11-week high as investors reassessed U.S. Federal Reserve statements on inflation and looked to upcoming data for direction. The market has whipsawed over the last week, feeling the after-effects of a surprise projection for rate increases as soon as 2023 by the U.S. Federal Reserve which knocked stocks, boosted the dollar and led to the flattening of the U.S. bond yield curve. Investors are now pricing the first full U.S. interest rate rise for February 2023 compared to December 2022 in the immediate aftermath of the Fed meeting.
Robbie Ray allowed one run in six innings, and three relievers completed a five-hitter as the Toronto Blue Jays earned their fourth victory in a row, beating the Miami Marlins 3-1 Wednesday night to complete a two-game sweep. Ray (5-3) struck out six to increase his season total to 103 in 79 2/3 innings. Jordan Romano pitched around a leadoff double in the ninth for his fifth save in six chances and second in two nights.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Clément Diop had five saves for his third shutout of the season and 10-man Montreal held on for a scoreless draw with D.C United on Wednesday night. Montreal (3-3-3) went down a man when defender Zorhan Bassong was sent off in the 45th minute, receiving his second yellow card for a hand ball near midfield that halted a D.C. counter. Bill Hamid had one save to earn his third shutout in as many starts this season for United (4-5-1). ___ More AP soccer: https://apnews.c
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Ismael Tajouri-Shradi scored for the fourth consecutive match and New York FC beat Atlanta United 1-0 on Wednesday night. New York City (4-3-2) won for the second time in three games. Atlanta (2-2-5) had its five-game undefeated streak snapped. Tajouri-Shradi scored in the 69th minute. Keaton Parks intercepted a pass near midfield and delivered it to Valentin Castellanos, who sent it past the defense for Tajouri-Shradi's calm finish. NYCFC outshot Atlanta 18-6, including Va
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The wedding dress was a big tip-off that there was more to Andi’s photo shoot than photos. But Andi kept on smiling and posing on Tyler Perry‘s Sistas Wednesday night on BET and she even convinced her best girlfriends to “model” too by putting on bridesmaids dresses. There was a male model standing in as […]
MPs pressure Morrison government to be tougher on Myanmar coup leadersCommittee of Liberal, Nationals, Labor and Greens MPs urge government to consider sanctions after hundreds of deaths in Myanmar Pro-democracy protests have been held across Myanmar since the 1 February military coup, with hundreds killed by security forces. Photograph: Reuters
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris will make her first visit on Friday to the U.S.-Mexico border since taking office, following criticism from members of both parties for failing to go earlier despite her role leading the Biden administration’s response to a steep increase in migration. Harris will visit the El Paso area, accompanied by Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, according to a statement Wednesday from Harris senior adviser Symone Sanders. Harris has faced months
As her final episode of The Blacklist started airing on the East Coast, series star Megan Boone took to Instagram Wednesday night for an emotional post marking the end of her eight-year run on the NBC drama series. “This experience, for me, has been an entire life inside of my own life,” Boone wrote next […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After 13 years of near silence in the conservatorship that controls her life and money, Britney Spears passionately told a judge Wednesday that she wants to end the “abusive” case that has made her feel demoralized and enslaved. Speaking in open court for the first time in the case, Spears condemned her father and others who control the conservatorship, which she said has compelled her to use birth control and take other medications against her will, and prevented her from get
Sightseers at Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park on June 22 were treated to the unusual sight of water flowing down the rocks after a band of rain hit eastern Australia.On Tuesday afternoon, the Bureau of Meteorology recorded 10.2mm of rainfall at Yulara Airport, located approximately 26km north of Uluru.Footage shared by Instagram user @missy.1981 shows rain falling as water cascades down the rocks at Uluru. Credit: missy.1981 via Storyful
About a dozen people blasted the Miami-Dade school district for teaching Critical Race Theory, mandating students to wear masks in the classroom in the upcoming school year and forcing them to take the COVID-19 vaccine.