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Argentina faces default as `vulture fund` talks fail

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 06:05

Last-ditch talks between Argentina and the US hedge funds it has branded "vultures" failed to reach agreement Wednesday, effectively pushing the country into default.Last-ditch talks between Argentina and the US hedge funds it has branded "vultures" failed to reach agreement Wednesday, effectively pushing the country into default.

JPMorgan paying USD 650K to settle CFTC charges

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 01:17

JPMorgan Chase will pay USD 650,000 to settle charges by federal regulators that it filed inaccurate reports on the trading positions of some of its large customers.

Three officers wounded in Manhattan shoot-out, suspect killed

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 14:40

Three New York law enforcement officers were wounded Monday in a shoot-out in Manhattan with an individual who was killed in the exchange of fire, authorities said.

U.S. marshals, police wounded, fugitive dead in NYC gunfight

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 07:07

Two U.S. marshals and a New York police detective were wounded and a fugitive wanted on sex abuse charges was killed in a shootout in the city`s upscale Greenwich Village neighborhood on Monday, authorities said.

Rights group: Torture in Brazil still a problem

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 06:29

Torture remains a serious problem in Brazil despite government efforts to curb it, a leading human rights group has said.

Spider-Man arrested in New York for assaulting police!

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 14:14

A 25-year-old man dressed as Spider-Man has been arrested after badgering a woman tourist for a tip in Times Square here and then punching a police officer in the face.

Mysterious white flags replace US stars and stripes on Brooklyn Bridge

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 10:29

New Yorkers awoke to find two white flags hung in place of the American flags that traditionally flutter atop the Brooklyn Bridge on Tuesday morning, baffling city officials, police and onlookers. 

Charges dropped against Sikh for carrying Kirpan to airport

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 09:29

A US court here has dismissed criminal charges against a Sikh man for carrying a kirpan to a city airport.

Indian-American charged with sending deceptive messages

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 08:45

An Indian-American entrepreneur and his company have been slapped with a permanent ban after he sent millions of unwanted messages to consumers falsely promising free gift cards to them.

Four emergency workers barred from 911 duty in NYC arrest death

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 16:21

Four emergency responders have been put on modified duty while authorities investigate their response to a man, suspected of selling untaxed cigarettes, who died after New York police put him in a chokehold, a fire department official said on Sunday.

Liam Gallagher to sell New York City apartment

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 10:15

British rocker Liam Gallagher is selling off his luxury apartment in New York City.

Texas woman sentenced to 18 years for threatening Obama

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 01:31

A 35-year-old woman was today sentenced to 18 years in prison for sending poisonous ricin-laced letters to US President Barack Obama and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.