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September 7, 2018 10:30 PM Santa Fe Fiesta turns page on tribute to conquistadors

Santa Fe Fiesta turns page on tribute to conquistadors SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Civic leaders in New Mexico's capital city turned the page Friday on a grinding dispute over the annual re-enactment of a 17th century conquistador reclaiming Santa Fe following a Native American revolt. The decades-old pageant of Spanish soldiers in armor was replaced with new gestures 2

August 9, 2018 9:11 AM Indian family thrown off British Airways flight over 'crying child'

A father claims BA subjected him to "humiliation and racist behaviour", triggering calls for Indians to boycott the airline. The father, an Indian civil servant called AP Pathak, has accused the airline of racism as he claimed a crew member threatened to throw his three-year-old son out of the window if he did not stop crying. Mr Pathak said his family 16

June 24, 2018 1:08 AM How Amazon and Netflix are changing comedy in India

Standing on a stage facing an amused audience, Indian stand-up comic Kanan Gill recounts his experience of going for "handwriting analysis". "The guy looked at my handwriting and said, 'Sir, you are very gullible,'" he says. This is a clip from Mr Gill's hour-long Amazon Prime special, Keep It Real, which was released in 2017. Mr Gill is one of several 13

June 17, 2018 5:02 PM Indians place Carrasco on DL with bruised elbow

CLEVELAND (AP) - Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco will undergo additional tests on his bruised right elbow after he was placed on the 10-day disabled list Sunday. Carrasco was struck by Joe Mauer's line drive in the second inning of Saturday's 9-3 loss to Minnesota. The injury is a big blow for the Indians, whose strong rotation has kept them on top of the AL Central 5

May 3, 2018 4:15 PM Blue Jays activate 3B Donaldson from disabled list

CLEVELAND (AP) - Toronto third baseman Josh Donaldson has been activated after nearly one month on the disabled list because of a shoulder injury. The 2015 AL MVP had been out with a sore right shoulder since April 13. He's in the lineup and batting second in Game 1 as the Jays make up a previous postponement with back-to-back games of a doubleheader 5

December 11, 2017 11:36 AM Amazon uncovered: Incredible images show remote Brazilian tribe which was nearly wiped out by disease dancing, balancing in trees and swimming in waterfalls

Photographer Ricardo Stuckert captured the stunning images and documented what life was like for remote communities. The 47-year-old started to photograph native Brazilians in 2015 for his new book, Brazilian Indians. He said: 'The pictures show the traditional way of life of these people who live in harmony with nature. They provide an overview of the contemporary 18

November 8, 2017 1:29 PM Asian-Americans targeted by racist flyers win elections

HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) - Three Asian-American political candidates targeted by racist campaign attacks have won New Jersey elections, including one who will become Hoboken's first Sikh mayor. Ravi Bhalla was elected mayor Tuesday, and Jerry Shi and Falguni Patel won seats on the school board in Edison. Bhalla had been the subject of anonymously distributed 7

November 7, 2017 11:10 PM Series a winner for Fox, but doesn't match last year

NEW YORK (AP) - The Houston Astros may not have the drawing power of the Chicago Cubs, but Fox isn't about to complain. The network was blessed with a seven-game World Series for the second straight year, which is ideal for business. The Astros' victory over the Dodgers reached an average of 28.3 million viewers, the Nielsen company said. That's nowhere 15

October 23, 2017 12:02 PM Train crushes four women crossing tracks in east India

Four women were killed and five others injured Monday after being struck by a train while crossing railway tracks in eastern India, police said. The victims were returning from performing religious rituals at a nearby river when they were hit by the train in the Munger district of Bihar state. "It was slightly foggy and they might have failed to notice 14

October 22, 2017 9:15 PM Baseball-Red Sox hire Astros coach Cora as new manager

Oct 22 (The Sports Xchange) - The Boston Red Sox hired Alex Cora as their new manager on Sunday. The 42-year-old Cora,a bench coach with the Houston Astros, agreed to a three-year contract plus a club option for 2021, according to president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski. A formal press conference will be held following the World Series between 20