140pm CDT: A severe thunderstorm watch is now in effect until 7pm CDT for southeast SD, southwest MN, northwest IA and northern NE. Intense, damaging gusts (some greater than 75 mph) will be the main severe hazard with the bowing line of storms the next several hours.
A suspect in an hours-long hostage situation in Southeast Portland on Monday has surrendered, according to the Portland Police Bureau:
News out of Asia is insane today. 36 years after People Power in the Philippines, the son of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos is set to be the next president. Yet it's people power in Sri Lanka as PM Rajapaksa steps down and they've literally burned his house down. 🔥
At a time when the entire nation is marking the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, I am glad to share that his grand statue, made of granite, will be installed at India Gate. This would be a symbol of India’s indebtedness to him.
I have been getting many requests from citizens across India to name the Khel Ratna Award after Major Dhyan Chand. I thank them for their views. Respecting their sentiment, the Khel Ratna Award will hereby be called the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award! Jai Hind!
Congratulations @JoeBiden on your spectacular victory! As the VP, your contribution to strengthening Indo-US relations was critical and invaluable. I look forward to working closely together once again to take India-US relations to greater heights.
Over 200 million Muslims call India home. Widespread anti-Muslim mob violence has killed at least 27 and injured many more. Trump responds by saying, "That's up to India." This is a failure of leadership on human rights.