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Near the city of Kanpur, Fourteen carriages of Indore-Patna Express derailed just after 03:00 local time on Sunday. According to the police, the death toll has now passed 100, with more than 150 injured. Rescue efforts are still being carried out to recover the injured and the dead from deformed carriages. (BBC)

Bernie Sanders voices concerns about Trump regarding one of his campaign promises: to jail Hillary Clinton. Just like many of us, the Vermont Senator is tired of hearing about Hillary’s “damn emails”. He further explained that a trial against Ms. Clinton “[…] would completely divide this country. It would be an outrage. I would hope very, very, very much that Mr. Trump understands that is not something he should do.” (The Independent)

With major cities in Taiwan started to extend recognition to same-sex couple, Taiwan may very well be the first country in Asia to legalize gay marriage. Under President Tsai Ing-Wen’s administration, which has been greatly sympathetic to gay rights, some predict that bills that would legalize same-sex marriage might pass early next year. (The New York Times)

Designer Sophie Theallet refuses to dress the soon-to-be first lady, Melania Trump, because “the rhetoric of racism, sexism, and xenophobia unleashed by her husband’s presidential campaign are incompatible with the shared values we [The Sophie Theallet Brand] live by”. Even though Theallet recognizes that to weigh in on politics might not be the best move for her business, she urged her fellow designers to follow suit, maintaining that “integrity is our only true currency.”

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