Two dead, nine hurt in Minneapolis school explosion

The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said on Twitter its agents, fire investigators and trained canines were at the site of the explosion.


Aug 03, 2017, 09:41 AM IST

Australian woman shot dead by cop in United States

A 40-year-old woman, identified as Justine Damond in local media reports, was killed by an officer while responding to a 911 call which the woman made to report a possible assault in the alley behind her home Saturday night was fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer.

Jul 17, 2017, 12:56 PM IST

Black man, fatally shot by police officer near Minneapolis, sparks outrage

A police officer fatally shot a black man during a traffic stop near Minneapolis and the victim`s girlfriend posted live footage of the bloody aftermath to Facebook, sparking immediate outrage and a call by the state governor for a federal investigation.

Jul 07, 2016, 23:40 PM IST

Nurses at 5 Minneapolis-area hospitals begin week-long strike

About 4,800 nurses at five Minneapolis-area hospitals began a weeklong strike over a contract impasse.

Jun 20, 2016, 07:25 AM IST

Brother of San Diego ISIS fighter charged with lying to FBI

A San Diego man has been charged with lying to the FBI during an investigation into his brother, who is believed to be the first American jihadist killed in Syria while fighting for the Islamic State.

Sep 15, 2015, 11:42 AM IST
Worker dies in Minnesota Vikings stadium roofing accident in Minneapolis

Worker dies in Minnesota Vikings stadium roofing accident in Minneapolis

One worker died and another was seriously injured on Wednesday after falling while working on the roof of the new Minnesota Vikings Stadium in Minneapolis, the NFL team said.

Aug 26, 2015, 23:58 PM IST

Where US sees terror prevention, some Muslims see profiling

A pilot Obama administration program to prevent radicalisation from taking root is creating suspicion that it's a plot to profile American Muslims.

Apr 21, 2015, 03:35 AM IST

US charges two men over failed Gambia coup

US prosecutors have charged two men for their role in the failed December 30 coup attempt to overthrow the government of Gambia, the US Justice Department said on Monday.

Jan 06, 2015, 04:56 AM IST

Extreme cold grips Canada, parts of US

Extreme cold gripped Canada and northern parts of the United States on Monday, prompting calls for residents to stay indoors amid increased risks of frostbite and hypothermia.

Jan 06, 2015, 03:35 AM IST

More "chokehold death" protests begin on US West Coast after clashes

A fifth day of nationwide protests against police violence was set to begin on Sunday after overnight clashes in two West Coast cities as New York`s police commissioner said an internal investigation into a chokehold death could last four months.

Dec 08, 2014, 09:10 AM IST
Tiger Tiger, Phil Mickelson named to US Ryder Cup task force

Tiger Tiger, Phil Mickelson named to US Ryder Cup task force

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson were among 11 people named Tuesday to a PGA of America task force aimed at examining why US teams have struggled in recent Ryder Cups.

Oct 15, 2014, 13:42 PM IST

Vikings` Linval Joseph shot in leg

Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Linval Joseph was struck in the calf by a stray bullet while at a downtown Minneapolis bar after the National Football League team`s exhibition game on Friday.

Aug 10, 2014, 08:50 AM IST

Minneapolis awarded 52nd Super Bowl in 2018

Minneapolis will host the 52nd Super Bowl in 2018, the National Football League announced on Tuesday.

May 21, 2014, 08:39 AM IST

Zach Parise picked to captain Team USA for Sochi Games

Zach Parise, who won a silver medal at the 2010 Winter Games, was named captain of the US men`s ice hockey team for the Sochi Olympics on Friday.

Feb 01, 2014, 15:31 PM IST

13 taken to hospitals after US apartment fire

A billowing fire engulfed a three-story building near downtown Minneapolis today morning, sending 13 people to hospitals with injuries ranging from burns to trauma associated with falls.

Jan 02, 2014, 11:51 AM IST

Obama nominates Indian-American to National Council on Arts

US President Barack Obama today nominated Indian-American Renee Ramaswamy, a Bharatanatayam exponent, to the prestigious National Council of the Arts for a five year term.

Mar 22, 2013, 15:53 PM IST

Prosecutors outline recruitment of US Somalis

Prosecutors say in that video, a man from Minneapolis encourages more men to join the fighters in Somalia.

Jul 17, 2011, 16:21 PM IST

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