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Pro-European Parties Triumph Over Radical Right-Wing Surge in the Netherlands’ European Elections
Pro-European Parties Triumph Over Radical Right-Wing Surge in the Netherlands’ European Elections
7 Jun 2024

In the European elections, the Netherlands saw a substantial rise in pro-European sentiment, as the GreenLeft-Labour alliance secured eight of the country's 31 seats in the European Parliament, shifting away from the radical right. Led by Frans Timmermans, the alliance marked its first joint list appearance, outshining the Freedom and Democracy Party (PVV) despite their gains.

Nvidia Briefly Hits $3 Trillion Valuation as Tech Stocks Drive Market Rally
Nvidia Briefly Hits $3 Trillion Valuation as Tech Stocks Drive Market Rally
6 Jun 2024

On an unprecedented day on Wall Street, Nvidia momentarily surpassed Apple's $3 trillion market valuation amidst a surge in tech stocks. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq reached new milestones, with tech giants like Nvidia and Hewlett Packard Enterprise leading the charge. This record-setting event highlights the significant impact of AI-driven innovations on the stock market.

Thabo Bester and Nandipha Magudumana Court Appearance in High-Profile Case
Thabo Bester and Nandipha Magudumana Court Appearance in High-Profile Case
5 Jun 2024

Thabo Bester and eight co-accused, including Nandipha Magudumana, appeared in the Free State High Court for a pre-trial hearing. The case has drawn significant attention due to allegations of crime, a notorious prison break, and ongoing investigations into assault. They previously attempted to block a Showmax documentary on their case but failed.

England vs Scotland T20 World Cup 2024 Live Score: ENG Begins Defense Against SCT, Predicted Lineups Revealed
England vs Scotland T20 World Cup 2024 Live Score: ENG Begins Defense Against SCT, Predicted Lineups Revealed
5 Jun 2024

The T20 World Cup 2024 kicks off with England, the defending champions, facing off against Scotland. Live streaming will be available on Disney+Hotstar in India, with telecasts on the Star Sports Network. Coverage includes England's XI led by Jos Buttler, and Scotland's side under Richie Berrington, alongside comprehensive details on both teams' squads and other related sports news.

Sri Lanka vs South Africa in T20 Cricket World Cup 2024: A Thrilling Showdown in New York
Sri Lanka vs South Africa in T20 Cricket World Cup 2024: A Thrilling Showdown in New York
3 Jun 2024

The Nassau County International Cricket Stadium is set to host a thrilling T20 World Cup 2024 match between Sri Lanka and South Africa. This game is crucial in an open group that includes Bangladesh, Nepal, and the Netherlands, who have previously upset South Africa. With a strong middle-order, South Africa is a formidable team, but past losses still haunt them. Sri Lanka's versatile bowling could turn the match into an exciting contest.

Donald Trump Steals the Show at UFC 302 Amid Legal Turmoil
Donald Trump Steals the Show at UFC 302 Amid Legal Turmoil
2 Jun 2024

Despite recent convictions, former President Donald Trump received a warm welcome at UFC 302 at Prudential Center. Trump's appearance, aimed at revamping his image, was marked by strong support, highlighting his ongoing influence in the political arena.

Ultimate Guide to Shopping in June: What to Buy and What to Skip
Ultimate Guide to Shopping in June: What to Buy and What to Skip
1 Jun 2024

June is an excellent month to catch late spring and early summer bargains on outdoor gear, large appliances, mattresses, and tech items. Shoppers like Melissa Robbins find great deals on outdoor equipment, while hardware stores like Great Lakes Ace Hardware offer discounts on mowers, blowers, and grills. Consumer Reports' Samantha Gordon recommends keeping an eye on big-ticket items, as they linger from Memorial Day sales and kick off July 4th deals.

Trump's Guilty Verdict: Devoted Supporters Express Divided Opinions
Trump's Guilty Verdict: Devoted Supporters Express Divided Opinions
31 May 2024

Donald Trump's devoted supporters are deeply divided following his guilty verdict in the hush-money case. While some see the verdict as a travesty of justice, others remain resolute in their support for Trump. The conviction has led to varied reactions, including thoughts of civil unrest, and its impact on Trump's re-election campaign remains uncertain.

2024 MLS All-Star Game: Anticipation Builds Over Messi's Potential Participation Against Liga MX Stars
2024 MLS All-Star Game: Anticipation Builds Over Messi's Potential Participation Against Liga MX Stars
30 May 2024

The 2024 MLS All-Star Game, slated for July 24, will showcase top players from Major League Soccer against selected Liga MX stars. With Lionel Messi's presence hanging in the balance due to Copa América commitments, the matchup stirs excitement and debate about the relative strength of the two leagues. Voting for the All-Star roster closes on June 10.

Widow of Former MP George Thuo Seeks Unyielding Justice After Husband's Tragic Murder
Widow of Former MP George Thuo Seeks Unyielding Justice After Husband's Tragic Murder
29 May 2024

Mary Thuo, widow of ex-Juja MP George Thuo, relentlessly pursues justice for her husband's murder in 2013. She battles courtroom challenges, acquittals, and witness withdrawals, emphasizing the pain of losing a loved one. With determination rooted in love, she appeals for public and government support to resolve this lingering case.

Pope Francis Issues Apology for Derogatory Frase During Private Meeting on LGBT Inclusion
Pope Francis Issues Apology for Derogatory Frase During Private Meeting on LGBT Inclusion
28 May 2024

During a private meeting with Italian bishops, Pope Francis apologized for using a derogatory term regarding the LGBT community. His remarks have ignited discussions as the Vatican reviews policies on gay priests.

UN Condemns Gaza Airstrike: 'Hell on Earth' Amid Deadly Conflict
UN Condemns Gaza Airstrike: 'Hell on Earth' Amid Deadly Conflict
28 May 2024

A devastating Israeli airstrike in Rafah, Gaza, has prompted widespread international condemnation, with the UN describing the area as 'hell on earth'. The strike aimed at Hamas militants killed 45 Palestinians in a refugee camp and injured 200 more. Israeli PM Netanyahu termed it a 'tragic mistake' while the incident has sparked calls for a ceasefire and greater protection of civilians.