Philadelphia

Woman raises more than USD 60K for homeless man who helped her

A New Jersey woman who was helped by a homeless man after she ran out of gas on an interstate in Philadelphia has raised more than USD 60,000 for the good Samaritan.

Nov 23, 2017, 05:42 AM IST

33 people injured in train crash at station in Philadelphia

More than 30 people were injured when train crashed into another train that was parked at a station in suburban Philadelphia.

Aug 22, 2017, 12:31 PM IST

Al-Qaida suspect linked to cartoonist plot extradited to US

An al-Qaida suspect linked to a plot to kill a Swedish cartoonist has been brought to Philadelphia from Spain to face terrorism charges in federal court, despite President Donald Trump's promises to send terror suspects to the military prison at Guantanamo Bay.

Jul 22, 2017, 09:23 AM IST

US government offers Jewish communities support after threats

At least 100 Jewish community centers and schools in 33 states have reported bomb and other threats since the start of the year.
 

Mar 02, 2017, 09:19 AM IST

Four US police officers shot in separate incidents

Four US police officers and four civilians were shot in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Fort Worth, Texas, authorities said.

Sep 18, 2016, 04:55 AM IST
Donald Trump says he is taking the gloves off against Hillary Clinton

Donald Trump says he is taking the gloves off against Hillary Clinton

Trashing his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton's speech as 'average', Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has said that he was taking the gloves off and he will be no more 'Mr Nice Guy.'

Jul 30, 2016, 13:08 PM IST
Clinton, Trump take gloves off in White House slog

Clinton, Trump take gloves off in White House slog

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump traded insults at opposite ends of the country Friday, taking their fight for the White House to rival battleground states and portraying starkly different visions of America.

Jul 30, 2016, 10:12 AM IST
Hillary Clinton: Burning ambition and resilience to match

Hillary Clinton: Burning ambition and resilience to match

On the subject of women in politics, Hillary Clinton is fond of quoting the words of another illustrious first lady, Eleanor Roosevelt, who once said: "You need to grow a skin as thick as a rhinoceros."

Jul 29, 2016, 11:08 AM IST

Trump has sacrificed nothing: father of Pak-origin US soldier

The father of a Pakistani- origin Muslim American soldier, who was killed in the Iraq war, on Friday lambasted Donald Trump for disrespecting minorities and "sowing division", saying the Republican presidential nominee has "sacrificed nothing" for the country.

Jul 29, 2016, 11:05 AM IST

Five key moments at the Democratic convention Arrived

The Democratic Party gathered in sweltering Philadelphia for four days this week to nominate Hillary Clinton as their presidential nominee and catapult themselves toward November`s election.

Jul 29, 2016, 11:00 AM IST
Barack Obama slams Donald Trump for 'selling fear'; endorses Hillary Clinton for US presidency

Barack Obama slams Donald Trump for 'selling fear'; endorses Hillary Clinton for US presidency

Observing that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump would lose his bet on "selling fear" and scaring people, US President Barack Obama Wednesday pitched for his former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as his successor in the White House.

Jul 28, 2016, 12:04 PM IST

I have aged not Michelle: Obama

US President Barack Obama on Thursday said that in eight years of his presidency he has aged but not his "brilliant wife" Michelle who continues to "inspire" the nation as the First Lady.

Jul 28, 2016, 10:30 AM IST

Tim Kaine accepts Democratic nomination for VP

Virginia Senator Tim Kaine on Wednesday night officially accepted the Vice Presidential nomination on the second day of the ongoing Democratic National Convention (DNC).

Jul 28, 2016, 09:29 AM IST
Full text of US President Barack Obama's speech at Democratic convention

Full text of US President Barack Obama's speech at Democratic convention

Here is the text of US President Barack Obama's speech on Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention, as provided by the White House.

Jul 28, 2016, 09:29 AM IST
Barack Obama endorses Hillary Clinton for US presidency - Highlights

Barack Obama endorses Hillary Clinton for US presidency - Highlights

Barack Obama on Wednesday endorsed Hillary Rodham Clinton as the Democratic Party nominee for the White House.

Jul 28, 2016, 08:43 AM IST

Bernie Sanders loyalists bash Clinton nomination, clash with police

Bernie Sanders loyalists protested inside and outside the Democratic National Convention site and clashed with police after Hillary Clinton won the party's presidential nomination.

Jul 27, 2016, 16:21 PM IST
Hillary Clinton nominated for president, husband Bill says she will ''never quit''

Hillary Clinton nominated for president, husband Bill says she will ''never quit''

Hillary Clinton - the former first lady, New York senator and secretary of state was formally installed as the party nominee at the Democratic convention in Philadelphia.

Jul 27, 2016, 12:45 PM IST
Donald Trump has already damaged national security: Madeline Albright

Donald Trump has already damaged national security: Madeline Albright

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has already damaged US' national security as he has undermined the fight against ISIS by alienating Muslim partners and weakened America's standing in the world, former secretary of state Madeline Albright said here on Wednesday.

Jul 27, 2016, 09:40 AM IST
Hillary Clinton makes history as first woman White House nominee

Hillary Clinton makes history as first woman White House nominee

If elected in the November 8 polls, Clinton would become America's first female president and commander-in-chief.

Jul 27, 2016, 05:36 AM IST

Michelle brings Democrats to tears in moving convention speech

Michelle Obama on Tuesday stole the show on the first day of the ongoing Democratic national convention, moving delegates to tears with her passionate speech.

Jul 26, 2016, 16:18 PM IST