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Eusebius McKaiser dies from suspected epileptic seizure

Celebrated analyst, broadcaster and author Eusebius McKaiser has died after suffering a suspected epileptic seizure, his manager Jackie Strydom told TimesLIVE on Tuesday. She said he was going about his day without any hint of illness. “It all happened so quickly. His partner Nduduzo Nyanda is at the mortuary with his family,” said Strydom. “I…

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Meghan Markle’s Reaction to Flirty Fan’s ‘Beautiful’ Comment Goes Viral

Meghan Markle’s light-hearted interaction with a young fan during a visit to a British school to make International Women’s Day in 2020 has gone viral on TikTok.Meghan visited Robert Clack Upper School in Dagenham, East England, during her final round of royal engagements, following her decision to step down from her working role within the…

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The Soft Power of the Sari

London Calling: How does India look from afar? Looming world power or dysfunctional democracy? And what’s happening in Britain, and the West, that India needs to know about and perhaps learn from? This fortnightly column helps forge the connections so essential in our globalising world. The curry has conquered the world; the sari less so. It…

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BOOK EXCERPT: ‘Dance on the red-brown earth’ is a dramatic story about land and love

Three students are given an assignment to develop a film script about land ownership. Soon, their studies are disrupted as they participate in student protests about university fees and decolonising academia.  In their further research they uncover a traumatic history of the Eastern Cape, of cattle killing and land dispossession – and that there is…

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Daily horoscope for May 31, 2023

Feelings and fantasies will probably be at odds throughout the day. As the idealistic Libra Moon conflicts with gushing Venus and watery Neptune, we may feel that we need to sacrifice our freedom in order to be liked. The tension continues after Luna enters intense Scorpio at 7:45 pm EDT. When she squares controlling Pluto,…

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Debt ceiling bill clears first House hurdle, teeing up Wednesday vote

McCarthy faces Republican backlash over debt deal McCarthy faces Republican backlash over debt deal 02:06 Washington — The bipartisan agreement to raise the debt ceiling and limit government spending passed a critical test in Congress on Tuesday, advancing out of the House Rules Committee despite opposition from some conservatives.With the clock ticking to prevent the nation…

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The meaning behind Shiv and Tom’s hand-holding scene in the Succession finale

Sign up to our free IndyArts newsletter for all the latest entertainment news and reviewsSign up to our free IndyArts newsletter Succession has reached its dramatic conclusion, with the new CEO of Waystar Royco finally decided.The acclaimed black comedy series, which follows the battle between the Roy siblings to take control of their late father’s…

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Senate braces for last-minute conservative demands on debt deal

Stabenow, like many senators, foresees some Senate magic as the weekend gets closer and senators want to go home. But it could be a bumpy ride: Due to the quirks of the upper chamber, individual senators can drag out a bill for roughly a week, as all 100 members must agree in order to fast-track…

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I Tried Hoka’s Hopara Sandals, and Now I Wear Them Everywhere

Let’s be real: Sandals can be butt ugly at times. I have been traumatized at the sight of certain feet in certain flip flops. But there are also good sandals out there, and Hoka gets it right (shocker!). The brand’s ultra-popular, colorful, known-for-comfort sneakers are impeccable, so naturally, the brand’s sandal lineup also slaps. That…

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China Declines US Offer for Defense Talks in Singapore this Week

pentagon — The Pentagon says China has declined a request by the U.S. for a meeting between their defense chiefs at an annual security forum in Singapore this weekend. Pentagon spokesman Brigadier General Pat Ryder said the U.S. in early May had offered for Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin to meet with the People’s Republic of…