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US Congress Speedily Backs New Funding before Government Shutdown

The US Congress has passed legislation to fund the government through early March, avoiding a partial government shutdown on Saturday. The House of Representatives passed the short-term funding measure by a vote of 314 to 108, about two hours after the Senate passed it by a vote off 77 to 18, despite political tensions. Democrats […]

Taylor Swift Makes History by Grossing Over $1 Billion in Ticket Sales

American pop star Taylor Swift solidifies her position as one of the best-selling artists of this century by surpassing over $1 billion in music tour ticket sales. According to Pollstar’s estimation, Taylor Swift’s “Eras Tour” generated an impressive $1.04 billion in ticket sales from 60 shows in 2023, with an average ticket price of $238. […]

Kali Uchis Announces Her First Pregnancy in her Latest Music Video

Kali Uchis and Don Toliver are expecting, as revealed by Kali in her new music video for “Tu Corazón Es Mío,” announced on Thursday. The Colombian-American singer and the Houston-born recording artist also shared the news on the same day through an Instagram post. The couple, both 29, shared the sentiment of starting their family […]

A Court Hears that Israeli Officials Expressed Support for the Destruction in Gaza

The UN’s top court, the International Court of Justice, has heard that Israel’s plan to “destroy” Gaza comes from “the highest level of state”. The claims were made by South African lawyers as it presented its case accusing Israel of genocide. South Africa also called on the court to order Israel to cease military operations […]

South Korea Bans the Production and Sale of Dog Meat

South Korea’s parliament passed a historic ban on the production and sale of dog meat, as calls for the ban grew amid concerns over animal rights and the dog’s international image. Recent surveys show that more than half of South Koreans want a ban on dog meat and a majority no longer eat it, although […]