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Texas woman sentenced to 18 years for threatening Obama

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 01:31

A 35-year-old woman was today sentenced to 18 years in prison for sending poisonous ricin-laced letters to US President Barack Obama and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Indian-origin woman found dead in swimming pool

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 12:24

An Indian-origin woman was found dead in a swimming pool of a house, where she was attending a party, and local police are investigating the drowning incident.

No serious damage to Blake, says manager

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 11:09

Yohan Blake`s manager, Cubie Seegobin, says the Jamaican star sprinter has suffered no damage, after pulling up and tumbling to the track during the 100 metres at the Glasgow Grand Prix here Friday.

Man jailed for beating to death elderly Indian-origin roommate

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 16:48

A 67-year-old man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for beating his 71-year-old Indian-origin roommate to death with a wheelchair footrest at a nursing home here.

Chinese hackers pursue key data on US workers: NYT

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 09:30

Chinese hackers broke into the computer networks of the United States government agency that keeps the personal information of all federal employees in March, the New York Times reported, citing senior US Officials.

NY court OKs USD 1.75 bn award in Iran terror cases

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 23:47

A federal appeals court says USD 1.75 billion for terrorism-related judgments against Iran can be distributed to victims of attacks, including a 1983 bombing that killed 241 Marines in Lebanon.

Cinelicious Pics to take `Gangs Of Wasseypur` to US

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 10:18

New art house distributor Cinelicious Pics has signed a contract to bring the Indian film `Gangs of Wasseypur` to US.

US not a monarchy, it has a history of political families: Hillary Clinton

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 10:09

Former US First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday defended her family and the Bushes against claims that the United States has been indirectly encouraging a monarchical system of governance on the lines of what has existed in the United Kingdom.

New York baby abandoned at subway station

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 23:30

A young woman has been taken into police custody after abandoning her baby on a crowded subway platform in the heart of New York, police said on tuesday.

US stocks drop amid warnings of a possible pullback

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 01:57

US stocks fell on Monday, retreating from last week`s records as analysts pointed to profit-taking and to predictions from some experts that the market was due for a pullback.

US bans drone operations at national parks

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 12:53

The United States has banned launching, landing or operating drones from all national parks, monuments and other historical sites.

Four India-born Americans honoured in US

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 11:53

Four India-born Americans were recognised for their contributions to the US along with 36 other people in the annual Great Immigrants tribute in New York on the American independence day.