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French Muslim arrested after trying to drive a car loaded with liquid gas…

Live Desk: French Muslim arrested after trying to drive a car loaded with liquid gas, assault rifles and knives into a crowd at high speed on a busy shopping street in Antwerp Belgian police confirmed more security personnel were being sent to the city The car, which had French plates, was driven at high speed trying to enter street Scene has been described as Antwerp's main... details

13-year-old boy finds parents dead on bedroom

Live Desk: 13-year-old boy finds parents dead on bedroom floor from drug overdoses after not being woken for school In one of two 911 calls released, the boy told the dispatcher: "My two parents, I just woke up, and my parents are on the floor"   Heartbreaking 911 phone calls have revealed the moment four young children discovered the bodies of their dad... details

Tory party activist who trained with the SAS accuses Russia…

Live desk: Tory party activist who trained with the SAS accuses Russia of trashing her reputation by using online attacks to cast doubt on her story iamentary candidate has accused the Kremlin of trashing her reputation by casting doubts over her SAS training. Azi Ahmed had told how she turned her back on an arranged marriage at the age of 26 to train with the elite squad as an... details

‘Latina Comes To The Defense Of A Muslim Couple’

Live Desk: This is the moment a New York City subway passenger defends Muslim riders from bigoted harassment. In the video, an older Latina woman verbally attacks a man who 'looks Indian Muslim', asking him why he is in the United States. 'Why are you here? Why are you in this country? You're not one of us,' the woman tells the unseen man by her side, who calmly defends himself. When a... details

Green grass of New Zealand delights South Africa

Sports Live:After four days of rain the covers were peeled off the Basin Reserve wicket on Tuesday and to South Africa's delight it was green ahead of the second Test against New Zealand. The greener the better in Wellington has been New Zealand's mantra in the past. But their tone has been softened for the second Test starting Thursday, given the ruthlessness of South Africa's pace... details

Kohli thanks Anushka for ‘righteousness’ in Women’s Day

      Sports Live: Indian skipper Virat Kohli dedicated a special Women’s Day message to girlfriend Anushka Sharma and his mother. In a photo collage posted on Instagram, the cricketer praised the two women with a beautiful caption. “Happy women’s day to every woman out there, but especially to the two strongest women in my life”, he wrote on the photo-sharing... details

Abraham Lincoln delivered a short speech

Live Correspondent: On November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered a short speech at the close of ceremonies dedicating the battlefield cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Honoring a request to offer a few remarks, Lincoln memorialized the Union dead and highlighted the redemptive power of their sacrifice. Placing the common soldier at the center of the struggle for equality,... details

Iraqi forces ‘retake ancient city from IS’

Live Correspondent: In March 2015, officials and historians condemned IS for the destruction of the archaeological site, which dates back to the 13th Century BC. Nimrud lies about 30km (20 miles) south-east of the major city of Mosul, which Iraqi government forces are attempting to take from IS. An Iraqi military statement said: "Troops from the Ninth Armoured Division liberated Nimrud... details

13 fascinating historical institutions

Live Correspondent: Most American cities aren’t as old as even the smallest villages in parts of Europe, but that doesn’t mean that they don’t have long complex histories to explore. Fortunately, historical societies all across the country are there to preserve and share the histories of their communities. What each one has to offer to visitors is as different as the cities and regions... details

Women might be especially good at this high-stakes career

Live Correspondent: Do you know something about business? Are you good at listening and giving advice to others? Have a knack for recognizing good ideas for new businesses? If you answered yes to those questions, you should consider becoming a venture capitalist, or “VC.” You don’t necessarily need to be the one with the money. VCs work in institutions that specialize in giving large... details

Providing access to reading for all

Live Correspondent: The National Library Service for the blind and Physically handicapped celebrates 85 years of providing universal access to the written word. On March 3, 1931, Congress passed—and President Herbert Hoover signed—the Pratt-Smoot Act, which appropriated $100,000 annually to the Library of Congress “to provide books for the use of the adult blind residents of the United... details

Rauful Alam awarded Swedish scholarship

Live Correspondent: Bangladeshi young researcher Rauful Alam has been accomplished his Doctoral degree from Stockholm University under the supervision of Professor Kalman Szabo. His research works have been published in several prestigious international journals including Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS) and Angewandte Chemie. Bangladeshi young researcher Rauful Alam has... details

Anisuzzaman seeks Rabindranath to be instilled into youth mind

Correspondent Live: National Professor Dr Anisuzzaman today sought massive initiatives to instill into youth minds the philosophy of Poet Rabindranath Tagore to prevent them from being intoxicated by the ideals of terrorism. "If someone could realize the message of universality and humanity in Rabindra literature, he would never be influenced by or involved in terrorist activities," he told... details