US police struggle to uncover threats on social media

US law enforcement agencies are a long way from being able to effectively track threats of the kind a gunman posted on Instagram before his execution-style murder of two New York City policemen last weekend.

Frank Lampard hope lights Manchester City`s striker gloom
Frank Lampard hope lights Manchester City`s striker gloom

Manchester City`s attacking injury problems remain ahead of Friday`s trip to West Bromwich Albion, but manager Manuel Pellegrini expects better news concerning on-loan midfielder Frank Lampard before 2015 arrives.

UN bars visitor with ''Black Lives Matter'' patch on coat

The United Nations barred a visitor from entering the world body`s headquarters last week because she was wearing a patch on her coat with the words "Black Lives Matter," saying on Tuesday that the ban is in keeping with long-standing U.N. rules.

New York cop "assassin" telegraphed intentions on Instagram

Popular photo-sharing service Instagram on Saturday took down the account of the man said to be behind the "assassination" of two New York City police officers, after the 28-year-old gunman`s veiled threats and provocative messages went viral in the wake of the execution-style shootings.

New York cops' killing: Black gunman posted anti-police threats on Instagram
New York cops' killing: Black gunman posted anti-police threats on Instagram

In what appears to be a revenge for cop killings of black men, two New York police Department police officers were on Saturday afternoon shot in head while sitting in their patrol car by a black gunman who later killed himself.

Martina Navratilova marries longtime gay lover Julia Lemigova at 58
Martina Navratilova marries longtime gay lover Julia Lemigova at 58

The tennis icon Martina Navratilova has got married to her longtime gay partner Julia Lemigova in New York City.

Manuel Pellegrini aims to keep City loan star Lampard
Manuel Pellegrini aims to keep City loan star Lampard

 Manuel Pellegrini has set his sights on keeping Frank Lampard at Manchester City beyond his current loan spell with the Premier League champions.

US chokehold protesters ''die-in'', issue demands in New York

Students at medical schools around the United States staged "die-ins" to protest the chokehold death by police of an unarmed black man, and New York activists demanded the city take action after a grand jury declined to indict the officer involved.

 Prince William, Kate Middleton meet Beyonce Knowles, Jay Z
Prince William, Kate Middleton meet Beyonce Knowles, Jay Z

 Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton met star couple Beyonce Knowles and Jay Z here.

Obama, Prince William chat amiably during White House visit

President Barack Obama met with Britain`s Prince William at the White House on Monday as part of the prince`s short visit to the United States.

New York prepares for man's funeral after second day of protests
New York prepares for man's funeral after second day of protests

New York prepared for the funeral Friday of a man apparently inadvertently shot by a policeman in a dark stairwell, after further protests over a grand jury decision not to indict another officer for the chokehold death of an unarmed black man.

US faces questions as racially charged cases mount

 The case files are piling up -- young black men killed by white police officers who later go uncharged -- as are questions about what the US government will do about it.

New York Police to undergo re-training

Some 22,000 New York Police Department patrolmen are to take part in a retraining initiative aimed at averting a repeat of incidents such as the one that led to the death of Eric Garner, Mayor Bill de Blasio has said.

Marchers again swarm New York to protest death at hands of police
Marchers again swarm New York to protest death at hands of police

People swarmed the streets of New York and other cities for a second night to protest a grand jury`s decision not to indict a white police officer in the death of an unarmed black man.

Chokehold death: “I can't breathe!” New York chants Eric Garner's last words in protest
Chokehold death: “I can't breathe!” New York chants Eric Garner's last words in protest

Even as the dust is yet to settle on Ferguson fury over Michael Brown's death, the city of New York saw fresh protests on Thursday as in a similar case another white police officer Daniel Pantaleo was acquitted in the chokehold death case of a black unarmed man.

Protests after no charges in NYC police death of black man
Protests after no charges in NYC police death of black man

Demonstrations broke out in New York City after a grand jury declined Wednesday to charge a white police officer in the choking death of a black man, days after a similar decision sparked unrest in US cities.

Buffalo, western New York hit with epic snow

The western New York city and its suburbs are bracing for up to another three feet of snow by Friday morning after a storm already dropped nearly six feet on some areas in an epic display by Mother Nature that left at least seven people dead in the region.

US leading global fight to stamp out Ebola: Obama

As New York City reported its first Ebola case, US President Barack Obama on Saturday asked the Americans not to give into fear as the country is well equipped to deal with the deadly virus and is leading the global fight to stamp it out.

David Villa to leave Melbourne City after four games
David Villa to leave Melbourne City after four games

Former Spain striker David Villa`s loan spell at Melbourne City is to come to an end next month after just four A-League matches, the club said on Wednesday.

David Villa saves Melbourne City with late equaliser
David Villa saves Melbourne City with late equaliser

Spanish star David Villa rescued a 1-1 draw for Melbourne City with his second goal in two Australian A-League games on Sunday.