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Huffman, 12 other parents to plead guilty in college scam

The actor and several others busted in the biggest college admissions scandal ever, involving some of the best universities in the world.

09 Apr 2019 12:04 PM

MIT study suggests crowdsourcing might be the solution to fake news

Respondents in the survey distrusted marginal websites, and there was agreement among general audience and professional fact-checkers.

30 Jan 2019 4:43 PM

Harvard University accused of bias against Asian-Americans at trial

Asian-Americans, who represent about 6 per cent of the US population, comprise 23 per cent of Harvard’s current freshman class.

16 Oct 2018 1:35 PM

Rare Apple-1 computer auctioned for USD 3,75,000

This Apple-1 is one of only 60-70 remaining of the original 200 that were designed and built by Jobs and Wozniak.

26 Sep 2018 1:26 PM

At least one dead as dozens of gas blasts rock Boston suburbs in US

Residents in all three towns with utilities service from Columbia Gas had been asked to evacuate immediately.

14 Sep 2018 8:35 AM

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Shame and sorrow: Vatican on decades-long sex abuse by priests in US

Priests in Pennsylvania sexually abused about 1,000 people over 70 yrs, vowing to hold abusers and those who protected them accountable.

17 Aug 2018 12:20 PM

US arrests Chinese man for smuggling anti-submarine warfare devices

Shuren Qin was charged in criminal complaint filed in federal court with visa fraud, conspiring to commit violations of export regulations.

22 Jun 2018 1:22 PM

Harvard, Asian American group spar over facts in ongoing bias case

Harvard and the group Students for Fair Admissions filed dulling reports from outside economists, each reaching different conclusions.

16 Jun 2018 6:27 PM

Storm moves away from northeast US after killing 5, no power in 2.4 mn houses

Snow and rain will taper off as skies clear, but winds gusts of up to 50 miles per hour will persist through the day across the region.

03 Mar 2018 4:59 PM

Princess Diana’s personal letters may fetch over USD 125,000 at auction

The handwritten letters addressed to Diana’s confidante Carolyn Pride Bartholomew were written from between 1978 and 1997.

06 Aug 2017 4:39 PM

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Harvard student submits rap album as thesis, will graduate with honours

Shaw describes the 10-track album as a dark and moody take on what it means to be black in America.

19 May 2017 12:57 PM

Police find 2 doctors dead in their house in US with throats slit, injure attacker

Blood and revengeful messages were scribbled on the walls and their pictures were cut up.

07 May 2017 4:10 PM

US man arrested for running over ex-wife after fight over alleged gambling

Yan Long Chow pleaded not guilty on Thursday in Norfolk Superior Court to first-degree murder.

24 Mar 2017 5:23 PM

India will achieve 8 pc growth despite note ban

According to recent data, growth for the September- December quarter stood at 7 per cent.

04 Mar 2017 3:04 PM

Trump or Clinton Young Americans prefer giant meteor

One in four of the 1,247 people aged 18 to 35 polled said they would prefer to see a meteor destroy the world than have Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton in the Oval Office.

20 Oct 2016 7:14 AM

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New technology help researchers in reading closed books

Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have developed a new technology that can read pages of a closed book, an advance that may help archaeologists look into antique books without touching them.

13 Sep 2016 12:30 AM

Rory McIlroy roars back to winning form

Rory McIlroy shot a superb six-under-par 65 to end his 16-month PGA Tour title drought with victory in the Deutsche Bank Championship golf on Monday.

07 Sep 2016 6:03 AM

Global payment processor finds more threats to banks

SWIFT, the global financial messaging system, on Tuesday disclosed new hacking attacks on its member banks as it pressured them to comply with security procedures instituted after February’s high-prof

01 Sep 2016 2:26 AM

Improved TV, smartphone display screens in the offing

Scientists have designed more than 1,000 new blue-light emitting molecules for organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) that could dramatically improve displays for televisions, smartphones and tablets.

09 Aug 2016 11:50 PM

Sasha Obama takes up job at seafood joint

US President Barack Obama’s younger daughter Sasha, who has lived a luxurious life in the confines of the White House, has taken up a summer job serving food at a seafood restaurant.

07 Aug 2016 2:04 AM

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