US Rep Santos competed as drag queen in Brazilian beauty pageants, claim acquaintances

Two acquaintances of US Representative George Santos on Wednesday claimed that the latter competed in Brazilian beauty pageants as a drag queen 15 years ago, adding to contrasts which drew criticism over the staunchly conservative opinions of the gay Republican congressman. The embattled congressman Santos has also been asked to step down by his fellow New […]

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Google Doodle celebrates ‘The Sun Queen’ Dr Mária Telkes, Here’s how she saved lives during World War 2

The Google Doodle for today honors Dr. Mária Telkes[1]Dr. Mária Telkes for her life and groundbreaking achievements as one of the early pioneers of solar energy. She was right when she said that the power of the sun can change people’s lives. On this day in 1952, Dr. Telkes became the first recipient of The […]

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Queen Elizabeth II’s lookalike set to give up job after 34 years out of respect for late monarch

Mary Reynolds, a lookalike of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, said she will give up the job after 34 years out of sheer respect for the late monarch, who passed away on September 8.  Reynolds, who is famous for looking uncannily similar to Queen Elizabeth II, said that she will still keep her outfits in memory […]

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Canada PM Trudeau declares holiday to mourn Queen Elizabeth II

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has declared Monday, the day of Queen Elizabeth’s funeral, a federal holiday to mourn the monarch’s death. “On September 19, Canadians from across the country will pay their respects to Canada’s longest-reigning sovereign, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II,” Trudeau said in a statement on Tuesday. “For most Canadians, she was […]

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Message to Beijing? Hong Kongers come out in large numbers for Queen Elizabeth

Hong Kongers have been coming out in large numbers to pay tribute to British Queen Elizabeth who passed away on September 8. This is being touted to be biggest display of affection for the monarch outside UK and in former British colonies. The city has seen long queues and piles of flowers, even British and […]

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WATCH | Dubai’s Burj Khalifa lights up in honour of Queen Elizabeth II

Dubai’s Burj Khalifa has been lit up with an image of Queen Elizabeth II. People around the world are paying their tribute to Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, who was on the throne for more than 70 years. She died on Thursday aged 96.  The world’s tallest building Burj Khalifa lights up in memory of Queen Elizabeth II 🇦🇪🇬🇧 pic.twitter.com/7iauw7k0ud […]

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‘Grief is the price we pay for love’: How UK’s Queen Elizabeth II paid tribute to 9/11 victims in 2001

Today, the world remembers the nearly 3,000 people killed when hijacked jetliners crashed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania on September 11, 2001.  This year, people across the world are mourning the demise of the United Kingdom’s Queen Elizabeth II. Britain’s longest-reigning monarch died peacefully at her home in […]

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Han Lay: Outspoken Myanmar beauty queen held by Thai immigration

A Myanmar beauty queen who spoke out against the military coup in her homeland appealed Friday for help after being refused entry to Thailand by immigration officials. Thaw Nandar Aung, better known by her professional moniker Han Lay, has been held at Bangkok’s main international airport since Thursday after arriving on a flight from Vietnam. She made […]

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