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Snow blankets Chicago as winter storm sweeps US Midwest

Snow blankets Chicago as winter storm sweeps US Midwest

  A winter storm swept across the northern U.S. Midwest on Friday, dumping up to nine inches (23 cm) of snow on Chicago and snarling hundreds of flights as it rolled east to threaten New York state and New England.

Feb 10, 2018, 09:54 AM IST
19-year-old from Gujarat shot dead at a gas station in Chicago

19-year-old from Gujarat shot dead at a gas station in Chicago

Nineteen-year-old Arshad Vora was on Thursday shot dead in a robbery attempt at Dolton Gas Station in Chicago. One of his relatives was also critically injured in the shooting.

Dec 29, 2017, 14:56 PM IST
Indian student shot at in Chicago

Indian student shot at in Chicago

Mohammad Akbar was seriously wounded in the shooting on December 6 in the Albany Park neighbourhood in Chicago.

Dec 11, 2017, 14:05 PM IST
Barack Obama dismissed from jury duty in Chicago

Barack Obama dismissed from jury duty in Chicago

Former US president Barack Obama answered a jury summons on Wednesday, but was dismissed soon after arriving at a Chicago courthouse to perform the civic duty asked of all Americans.

Nov 09, 2017, 13:19 PM IST

Las Vegas shooter also considered Boston and Chicago: Reports

The Las Vegas gunman who carried out the deadliest mass shooting in recent US history also had scouted possible locations in Chicago and Boston, US media reported Thursday. 

Oct 06, 2017, 00:17 AM IST

Indian-American gets leadership position in Democratic party's task force on economy

This is unified effort from the House Democratic Caucus to craft a legislative agenda that will benefit hardworking Americans and middle-class families, a statement has said.

Sep 14, 2017, 13:12 PM IST
'Sisters and Brothers of America': Here's the full text of Swami Vivekananda's 1893 Chicago speech

'Sisters and Brothers of America': Here's the full text of Swami Vivekananda's 1893 Chicago speech

"The 9/11 of 1893 was about love, harmony and brotherhood."

Sep 11, 2017, 12:37 PM IST

United States laptop ban lifted on Royal Jordanian

Royal Jordanian operates 16 weekly non-stop flights to three US cities: daily flights to Chicago and New York, and two weekly flights to Detroit.

 

Jul 10, 2017, 09:28 AM IST

Six killed as small plane crashes in United States

The plane was found near State Highway 111 and US Highway 8 in the town of Harmony.

Jul 03, 2017, 09:01 AM IST

Indian-origin woman in US indicted for lying to grand jury

Beena Patel, 55, a former associate clerk, lied under oath to a federal grand jury when she denied selling tickets for the Clerk's campaign fundraisers to other employees in the office.

May 13, 2017, 00:46 AM IST
Arrests made as thousands rally in US against Donald Trump

Arrests made as thousands rally in US against Donald Trump

Tens of thousands across the country peacefully chanted, picketed and protested against President Donald Trump's immigration and labor policies on May Day.

May 02, 2017, 10:36 AM IST
United Airlines reaches settlement with Asian man dragged off from flight

United Airlines reaches settlement with Asian man dragged off from flight

The United Airlines has reached a settlement with Dr David Daowas, who was forcibly removed from the Louisville, Kentucky-bound United flight 3411 at Chicago O'Hare International Airport.

Apr 28, 2017, 08:49 AM IST
Passenger dragged off United Airlines flight reaches settlement

Passenger dragged off United Airlines flight reaches settlement

A passenger who was violently dragged off a United Airlines flight earlier this month, has reached a settlement with the airline for an undisclosed amount, his lawyers has announced.

Apr 28, 2017, 08:27 AM IST

Chicago teen arrested in Facebook Live sex assault, others sought

The Chicago police have arrested a 14-year-old boy and expect to charge a second youth in connection with the sexual assault of a teenage girl by multiple young men that was seen on Facebook Live in March, officials said on Sunday.

Apr 03, 2017, 09:01 AM IST

US teen's gang rape streamed live on Facebook: Reports

Chicago police on Wednesday were looking for up to six suspects who allegedly raped a teenage girl and broadcast the assault on Facebook Live.

Mar 22, 2017, 22:34 PM IST

Donald Trump says he will ''send in the Feds'' if Chicago doesn't end ''carnage''

US President Donald Trump had earlier tweeted about Chicago`s effort to lower its murder rate, saying: "If Mayor can`t do it he must ask for Federal help!"

Jan 25, 2017, 09:19 AM IST
Why was Barack Obama's daughter Sasha missing during his farewell address?

Why was Barack Obama's daughter Sasha missing during his farewell address?

Among the theories, Sasha Obama was on an elite anti-terrorism mission or looking for US President-elect Donald Trump's tax returns.

Jan 12, 2017, 11:24 AM IST
This is how Barack Obama thanked Michelle in farewell speech; her response is equally touching

This is how Barack Obama thanked Michelle in farewell speech; her response is equally touching

Michelle Obama, dressed all in black, was sitting in the front row along with her youngest daughter Malia and her mother. She received standing ovation as Barack Obama thanked her.

Jan 11, 2017, 11:33 AM IST
Barack Obama delivers farewell speech, says `we rise or fall as one`

Barack Obama delivers farewell speech, says `we rise or fall as one`

President Barack Obama warned on Tuesday that the United States faces a stern test of its democracy, in a speech to the nation that was both a fond goodbye and a call to arms.

Jan 11, 2017, 08:48 AM IST

Memorial service for Jayalalithaa held in US

Jayalalithaa died on December 5 after suffering from a cardiac arrest. 

Jan 10, 2017, 11:17 AM IST