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  World   Americas  29 Mar 2017

World, Americas, 29 Mar 2017

US: 30-year-old Indian engineer killed, wife injured in hit-and-run

Michael Demaio, 36, has been arrested by the police and criminal charges have been filed against him.

29 Mar 2017 6:37 PM

H-1B visa lottery system to stay, rules US court

US District Court Judge Simon upheld the USCIS's view that an H-1B visa application is not considered filed unless a lottery determines it.

29 Mar 2017 3:28 PM

IATA questions laptop ban on some flights to US, UK

IATA said the "only way" to stop terrorists was to share intelligence between governments and the aviation industry.

29 Mar 2017 2:20 PM

El Salvador gang kills kidnapped women’s new husbands to claim insurance

Prosecutors suspect that the gang kills the kidnapped women after the policies on their slain husbands are collected.

29 Mar 2017 1:03 PM

2 Indian-Americans indicted on H-1B visa fraud

If convicted, Jayavel Murugan, 46, and Syed Nawaz, 40, will face up to 20 years in prison or up to USD 250,000 of fine or both.

29 Mar 2017 10:32 AM


Trump moves to roll back Obama climate measures

Critics say that rolling back Obama's Clean Power Plan is unlikely to boost production or to create substantial numbers of jobs.

29 Mar 2017 10:13 AM

Relief for Mexico: Trump's proposed domestic budget cut to finance border wall

Senate Democrats have threatened to filibuster any provision providing money for the wall.

29 Mar 2017 9:14 AM

US: Muslim cop called ‘ISIS leader’, fired for complaining

He has alleged that he complained both formally and informally to his supervisors but they did nothing to deter or investigate his claims.

29 Mar 2017 8:06 AM