SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes minutes after Florida launch

A mission by an unmanned SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket exploded within minutes after launch Sunday over the skies of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes minutes after launch from Florida
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes minutes after launch from Florida

 A mission by an unmanned SpaceX Falcon-9 exploded within minutes after launch Sunday over the skies of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Innocent New Yorker gets $6.25 mn for 25 years in jail

 New York authorities on Tuesday agreed to pay $6.25 million compensation to an innocent man who spent nearly 25 years languishing in prison for a murder he did not commit.

Body of student shot dead in US reaches Hyderabad

 The body of a Hyderabadi student who was shot dead by unidentified people in US` Florida state a week ago reached his home here on Sunday.

South Africa`s Kevin Anderson set for duel nationality
South Africa`s Kevin Anderson set for duel nationality

South Africa`s Kevin Anderson has revealed he is set to take US citizenship and have duel nationality later this year.

Man captures rare photo of raccoon 'riding an alligator' in Florida forest
Man captures rare photo of raccoon 'riding an alligator' in Florida forest

A man walking in a national forest in central Florida has clicked the "photo of a lifetime" when he captured a rare image of a raccoon appearing to ride on the back of an alligator.

Telangana making efforts to bring slain student's body from US

 The Telangana government on Monday requested the external affairs ministry to take necessary steps to transport to Hyderabad the body of a student shot dead in the United States.

Hyderabad student shot dead by unidentified men in Florida for refusing 'iPhone'
Hyderabad student shot dead by unidentified men in Florida for refusing 'iPhone'

An Indian Telugu student from Andhra Pradesh has been shot dead by some unidentified locals in Florida, as per a news report on Sunday.

Struggling Tiger Woods says encouraged by progression in swing
Struggling Tiger Woods says encouraged by progression in swing

Even after posting the worst 72-hole total of his PGA Tour career at last week`s Memorial Tournament, Tiger Woods says he has been encouraged by the progress he has made with his revamped golf swing.

Migrants fear speaking out about sexual harassment in Florida's farms

Women working on Florida`s farms, most of them undocumented immigrants, are constantly exposed to sexual harassment, workers` rights activists said.

Indian man shot dead in Florida, two teenagers arrested

 An Indian man, who was working as a clerk at a convenience store in the US state of Florida, has been shot dead by a teenager in an apparent robbery attempt, the second such incident in just over a month.

George Zimmerman injured in Florida shooting: Police

 George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer who shot and killed black teen Trayvon Martin in 2012, was injured Monday in a dispute involving a firearm, officials said.

Steady 72 in second round fails to save Anirban Lahiri from cut
Steady 72 in second round fails to save Anirban Lahiri from cut

Despite a steady second round, Anirban Lahiri failed to stay in the fray for the weekend as the Indian golfer missed the cut at the USD 10 million PLAYERS Championships on his maiden appearance here.

Anirban Lahiri fights on back nine in PLAYERS Championship
Anirban Lahiri fights on back nine in PLAYERS Championship

Anirban Lahiri managed to get the hang of the tough TPC Sawgrass only on the back nine but by then he had already dropped enough shots to fall back in the first round on day one of the USD 10 million PLAYERS Championship here.

Tiger Woods endures ''brutal'' stretch ahead of Players Championship
Tiger Woods endures ''brutal'' stretch ahead of Players Championship

Tiger Woods admitted on Tuesday to sleepless nights in the lead-up to this week`s Players Championship as he wrestles with the anniversary of his father`s death and recent breakup with Lindsey Vonn.

It's 'Throwback Thursday' for Sonakshi Sinha
It's 'Throwback Thursday' for Sonakshi Sinha

Bollywood's 'Dabangg' actress Sonakshi Sinha is getting nostalgic about her days in Florida last year.

Immediate steps needed to mitigate climate change impact: Barack Obama
Immediate steps needed to mitigate climate change impact: Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that climate change "can no longer be denied" and immediate measures are needed to mitigate its effects.

Oprah Winfrey Network sues a Florida man for impersonation
Oprah Winfrey Network sues a Florida man for impersonation

 The Oprah Winfrey Network has (OWN) filed a lawsuit against a Florida man called Justin Jackson for impersonation scheme.

Small aircraft lands on US Capitol lawn; pilot in custody
Small aircraft lands on US Capitol lawn; pilot in custody

Police arrested a man who steered his tiny aircraft onto the lawn of the US Capitol, which houses Congress, after flying through restricted airspace around the National Mall.