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How Many Plants Have We Wiped Out? Here Are 5 Extinction Stories

NYTimes.com Friday, 16 October 2020
Botanists have laid out evidence that dozens of North American trees, herbs, plants and shrubs have gone extinct since European settlers arrived.
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How American investors are buying bitcoin [Video]

How American investors are buying bitcoin

Bitcoin has grabbed headlines this week with its ascent to an all-time high. Yet, a trend has been playing out that could change the face of the cryptocurrency market: a massive flow of coin to North America from East Asia. Ciara Lee reports.

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HSBC Plans Exit from US Retail Banking Business

HSBC Holdings Plc is considering to close its retail banking business in the United States as the lender is struggling to increase its performance in North..
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North American Box Office Loses 706 Locations In a Week | THR News [Video]

North American Box Office Loses 706 Locations In a Week | THR News

Amid an alarming surge in COVID-19 cases, 646 theaters closed late last week in the U.S. along with 60 locations in Canada.

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Watch: Indian-Americans celebrate Chhath Puja in different parts of US [Video]

Watch: Indian-Americans celebrate Chhath Puja in different parts of US

Indian-Americans celebrated Chhath Puja to worship the Sun God at various places in the US. People gathered in small numbers due to Covid pandemic at various water bodies. Devotees performed Chhath puja rituals at Lake Manalapan in New Jersey. The annual festival was organised by Bihar Jharkhand Association of North America. The event was attended by Consul General of India (New York) Randhir Jaiswal and his deputy. Hundreds of Indian-American devotees watched celebrations live on Zoom and other social media. The four-day puja see rituals known as Prathihar, Dala Chhath, Chhathi, Surya Shashthi. Chhath Puja is celebrated on the sixth day of the Kartik month of the Hindu calendar.

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