Maine

Late-season snowstorm throws US Northeast for a loop

A late-season snowstorm swept the mid-Atlantic and northeastern United States on Tuesday, closing public school systems from Washington, DC, to Boston, grounding thousands of airline flights and knocking out electricity to 200,000 customers.

Mar 15, 2017, 10:01 AM IST

Ex-United States President George HW Bush admitted to hospital

Former US President George HW Bush has been admitted to a hospital here, where the 92-year- old leader is responding to treatment, his top aide said on Wednesday.

Jan 18, 2017, 17:24 PM IST
Watch - Fierce eagle snatches osprey chick from its nest!

Watch - Fierce eagle snatches osprey chick from its nest!

The attack took place on Monday, August 1, when both the parents Rachel and Steve were away from the nest, leaving the three vulnerable chicks home alone.

Aug 08, 2016, 11:26 AM IST
Watch: Exploding meteor caught on dashcam in Portland, Maine!

Watch: Exploding meteor caught on dashcam in Portland, Maine!

In the dashcam video, that they shared, they can even be heard exclaiming in surprise.

May 18, 2016, 23:37 PM IST

Bernie Sanders projected to win Maine caucuses

It was an expected win for Sanders, who enjoys strong backing in the region and hails from nearby Vermont.

Mar 07, 2016, 10:19 AM IST

US sex offender arrested for allegedly killing two in Maine

A 35-year-old registered US sex offender was arrested Friday in Maine on suspicion of killing two men, shooting three people and kidnapping a woman in an overnight crime spree.

Jul 18, 2015, 06:46 AM IST
Gloves from infamous Muhammad Ali-Sonny Liston rematch on auction

Gloves from infamous Muhammad Ali-Sonny Liston rematch on auction

Just months before the 50th anniversary of the heavyweight rematch between Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston, boxing fans are getting a chance to own a piece of one of the most hotly debated title fights of all time.

Jan 24, 2015, 11:20 AM IST

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.

Dec 04, 2014, 12:36 PM IST

Five killed in fire near US university

Washington: At least five people died and several remained unaccounted for in a fire that occurred near a university in the US state of Maine Saturday, media reports said.

Nov 02, 2014, 07:52 AM IST

US judge says nurse can leave home in Ebola row

A US judge has ruled that a nurse quarantined by her home state after treating Ebola patients could leave home and frequent public places, saying she was not infectious.

Nov 01, 2014, 10:34 AM IST

US nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride; negotiations fail

 A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone but has tested negative for the virus went for a bike ride on Thursday, defying Maine`s order that she be quarantined in her home and setting up a legal collision with Governor Paul LePage.

Oct 31, 2014, 10:32 AM IST

Maine nurse defies state Ebola quarantine, leaves home

A nurse in Maine vowing not to be bullied by politicians and threatening to sue the state over an Ebola quarantine she calls unscientifically sound, defied the order and left her home for a bike ri

Oct 30, 2014, 20:20 PM IST

US man prisoned in Zumba paid-sex case

An insurance agent was ordered on Thursday to spend 20 days in jail for helping run a prostitution operation out of his mistress`s Zumba studio and watching secretly videotaped sex acts in Portland.

Mar 22, 2013, 09:57 AM IST

US Northeast braces for unprecedented winter storm

In addition to heavy snow accumulation, hurricane-force winds are expected in coastal areas.

Feb 08, 2013, 22:34 PM IST

US N-submarine catches fire, 7 injured

At least seven people were wounded after a fire broke out overnight on a US Navy`s nuclear-powered submarine, the Navy said.

May 25, 2012, 10:31 AM IST

A 12-kg `monster lobster` caught off US coast

`Monster lobster`, weighing over 12 kg and a metre long, caught off the coast of Maine, US.

Feb 24, 2012, 21:37 PM IST

US: Mitt Romney has narrow Maine caucus win

Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney grabbed back some momentum after midweek losses in three states.

Feb 12, 2012, 12:45 PM IST

iPad 2 tablets for kindergarten students

Kindergarten students in Maine will now learn their ABCs and 123s on the latest iPad 2 tablets.

Apr 13, 2011, 13:37 PM IST

iPad 2 tablets for kindergarten students

Kindergarten students in Maine will now learn their ABCs and 123s on the latest iPad 2 tablets.

Apr 13, 2011, 13:37 PM IST

Several injured as chairs drop from Maine ski lift

A chair lift derailed at Maine`s tallest ski mountain sending skiers plummeting 50 feet.

Dec 28, 2010, 23:22 PM IST