Colombia charges US firm over workers` deaths

Colombia will file charges against a US mining company over the death of two workers, alleging violations of workplace safety standards, officials said Wednesday.

US state lacks evidence, frees man after 30 years

A man who spent nearly 30 years on Alabama's death row walked free two days after prosecutors acknowledged that the only evidence they had against him could not prove he committed the crime.

US state lacks evidence, frees man after 30 years

A man who spent nearly 30 years on Alabama's death row walked free two days after prosecutors acknowledged that the only evidence they had against him could not prove he committed the crime.

US man exonerated after 30 years on death row

A man in Alabama who has been on death row for nearly 30 years for murder and robbery charges will be released after his case was dismissed, lawyers said Thursday.

Alabama police officer recorded throwing Indian man to ground indicted

A US federal grand jury has indicted an Alabama police officer captured on video throwing an Indian man to the ground on a charge related to the use of unreasonable force, federal prosecutors said on Friday.

Alabama Governor apologises for use of ‘excessive force’ on Sureshbhai Patel
Alabama Governor apologises for use of ‘excessive force’ on Sureshbhai Patel

The Governor of Alabama Robert Bentley has apologised to the government of India for the use of “excessive force” by a police officer on 57-year-old Sureshbhai Patel, leaving him partially paralysed.

US lawmakers condemn police assault on Indian grandfather

Several US lawmakers condemned the police assault on an Indian grandfather who was slammed to the ground by a police officer in Alabama - while he was out for a walk in the neighbourhood - leaving him partially paralysed as donations poured in for the victim.

Indian man partially paralyzed after being thrashed by US cop

The Alabama Police on Thursday released a video showing an officer throwing a gentle Indian grandfather to the ground brutally.

Watch: US cops assaulting Indian grandfather

The Alabama Police on Thursday released a video showing an officer throwing a gentle Indian grandfather to the ground brutally.

US cop who assaulted Indian grandfather arrested; FBI to probe incident
US cop who assaulted Indian grandfather arrested; FBI to probe incident

One of the two police officers who allegedly assaulted the 57-year-old Indian man in Alabama has been arrested and FBI will be conducting a probe into the matter to find out if there were any federal violations in the incident.

US govt must bear treatment cost: Wife of injured Indian man

Shakuntala Patel, wife of Sureshbhai Patel who was left partially paralysed after a police officer confronted him aggressively in the US last week, on Thursday demanded the American government bear the expenses of treatment of her 57-year-old husband.

India demands US probe into police 'attack' on grandfather

New Delhi said Thursday it had asked the United States to urgently investigate reports US police attacked an Indian grandfather during a visit to the country and left him partially paralysed.

Indian man in US semi-paralysed after police pat-down; Alabama cop under investigation

A 57-year-old Indian man from Gujarat was left partiallly paralysed during police pat-down in Madison after he was pinned down on the ground as he tried to resist the cop, reports said Thursday.

Alabama set to become 37th state to allow gay marriage

Alabama will Monday become the 37th US state where gays can legally wed unless the US Supreme Court orders a last-minute stay of a federal judge's decision overturning the state's ban on gay marriage.

17 US states sue to block Obama's order on immigration

A coalition of 17 US states led by Texas have filed a federal lawsuit aiming to block implementation of President Barack Obama`s executive order shielding some five million undocumented immigrants from deportation.

US state coalition sues over immigration order

Texas is leading a 17-state coalition suing over President Barack Obama's recently announced executive actions on immigration, arguing in a lawsuit that the move "tramples" key portions of the US Constitution.

US Supreme Court weighs racial `gerrymandering` case

 The US Supreme Court on Wednesday heard a case brought by black legislators and Democrats from Alabama who claimed officials had rejigged electoral districts to help Republicans.

Three killed in US shooting

 Three people, including the gunman, died in a shooting incident in the US state of Alabama, authorities said.

Hur Mi-Jung grabs share of LPGA lead in Alabama
Hur Mi-Jung grabs share of LPGA lead in Alabama

South Korea`s Hur Mi-Jung fired a five-under par 67 on Saturday to grab a share of the lead alongside Paula Reto after three rounds of the LPGA Yokohama Tire Classic.

US dad to be charged with murder of five kids

A man killed his five children, ages 1 to 8, then dumped their bodies wrapped in trash bags in a secluded clearing along a rural road in Alabama, authorities said on Wednesday.