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Indian-origin US man gets 20 year jail for multimillion-dollar fraud

He will be sentenced in December, said United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York Geoffrey Berman.

30 Jul 2019 10:47 AM

Gunman mocked US food festival on social media before mass shooting; see video

Gilroy police chief Scot Smithee said investigators were trying to confirm witness accounts of a second suspect who may have assisted Legan.

30 Jul 2019 9:57 AM

At least 57 inmates killed, several beheaded in bloody clash in Brazil prison

Most of the dead died in the fire, they said, while two guards were taken hostage, but later released.

30 Jul 2019 9:20 AM

9/11 mastermind offers to help victims' family if US drops death penalty charges

Michael Kellogg, a Washington-based lawyer for the Saudi government, declined to comment.

30 Jul 2019 9:17 AM

US man held with missile launcher at airport, says it's a ‘souvenir’

Fortunately the item was not a live device. It was confiscated and handed over to the state fire marshal for safe disposal.

30 Jul 2019 8:51 AM


Watch: Viral video of raw meat jumping off plate is taking internet by storm

People in the background can be heard screaming as the meat begins to move.

29 Jul 2019 5:07 PM

3 Indian immigrants on hunger strike against detention forced to hydrate in US

Lawyers and activists who spoke with the men fear that force-feeding may be next.

29 Jul 2019 9:50 AM

Watch: 4 killed, 11 injured at California festival; gunman shot dead

Taking to Twitter Donald Trump condoled the incident and urged for the safety of people at the venue of the festival.

29 Jul 2019 9:09 AM

USA: Las Vegas suffers from grasshopper invasion

Nevada state entomologist Jeff Knight told journalists that the invasion of grasshoppers is unusual but not unprecedented.

28 Jul 2019 1:25 PM

Canadian Air Force hunts for 2 fugitive teens suspected of triple murder

The suspects, identified as Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, have been on the run for more than a week.

28 Jul 2019 1:20 PM


‘Rat infested mess’: Trump's remark on mostly-black US city creates outrage

Former vice president Joe Biden -- the Democratic frontrunner to challenge Trump in 2020 -- called out the president directly on Twitter.

28 Jul 2019 10:30 AM

Modi to address 50,000 people in Houston this September

The Texas India Forum (TIF) is a not-for-profit organisation that encourages cooperation between the United States and India.

27 Jul 2019 1:35 PM

Manufacture in US, not China to avoid tariffs, Trump tells Apple

Earlier in the day, Trump said Apple will not get any tariff waiver for its products made in China.

27 Jul 2019 1:21 PM

Donald Trump threatens wine tariffs in retaliation over French tech tax

'We will announce a substantial reciprocal action on Macron's foolishness shortly,' Trump said.

27 Jul 2019 12:43 PM

New York man planned to travel to Pak, join Taliban; arrested at airport

New York Police Commissioner James O'Neil said attempting to support terrorist attacks will lead to arrest, as has been seen time and again.

27 Jul 2019 12:08 PM


Saudi Arabia suspends visas to pilgrims from Congo fearing spread of Ebola

About three per cent of Congo's population is Muslim who had planned to take part in the annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia next month.

27 Jul 2019 11:48 AM

House panel asks court for Mueller grand jury material

The suit is expected to challenge the White House's claim that former WH employees have 'absolute immunity' from testifying before Congress.

27 Jul 2019 11:45 AM

Trump can spend military funds on Mexico border wall: US Supreme Court

Trump made the construction of a wall to stem illegal immigration from Latin America central to his successful 2016 campaign for presidency.

27 Jul 2019 10:16 AM

US approves military sales worth USD 125 mn to support Pak's F-16 fighter jets

The Pentagon delivered the required certification notifying the Congress of this possible sale on Friday.

27 Jul 2019 8:09 AM

Trump downplays recent missile launches by North Korea

‘They really haven't tested missiles other than, you know, smaller ones, which is something that lots test,’ he said.

26 Jul 2019 7:27 PM