Between Trump and a hard place: Senate’s McConnell faces bipartisan unpopularity – poll

Even at a time of heightened political polarization, Republicans and Democrats can agree on one thing: They generally don’t like Mitch McConnell very much. The 79-year-old Senate Republican leader, long known as the “Grim Reaper” for killing off numerous Democratic initiatives, ranked dead last among fellow Republicans in an Ipsos poll conducted for Reuters. All […]

New York Rangers’ Artemi Panarin taking leave after assault allegations surface

New York Rangers star Artemi Panarin is taking a leave of absence from the team for personal reasons. The news comes after a Russian newspaper published allegations from Panarin’s former KHL coach, Andrei Nazarov, claiming the winger got into a physical altercation with an 18-year-old woman in Latvia in 2011. Nazarov’s interview said Panarin “sent […]

US resolved to deepen Indo-Pacific engagement, says State Dept ahead of first Modi-Biden Quad meet

A head of the Quad meeting between PM Narendra Modi, US President Joe Biden and other members of the grouping, US has said it was important for the nation to underline the importance Indo-Pacific holds for the current Biden administration. Leaders of India, United States, Japan and Australia will hold their first summit in a virtual […]