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As winds relent, scorched California hopes for fire relief

As winds relent, scorched California hopes for fire relief

Brutal winds that fueled southern California wildfires finally began to ease Saturday, giving residents and firefighters hope for a respite as the destructive toll of the blazes came into focus.

Dec 10, 2017, 12:38 PM IST
WATCH: Man saves rabbit from running into California wildfire

WATCH: Man saves rabbit from running into California wildfire

At a time when California is reeling under massive wildfires, a man was caught on camera trying to rescue a traumatized rabbit that seemingly lost its way.

Dec 08, 2017, 11:53 AM IST
American former North Korea detainee found burned to death

American former North Korea detainee found burned to death

Detectives in San Diego are investigating the mystery death of a man who hit the headlines in 2010 when former President Jimmy Carter helped negotiate his release from North Korea.

Nov 23, 2017, 05:44 AM IST
Six Dreamers sue Donald Trump administration over DACA decision

Six Dreamers sue Donald Trump administration over DACA decision

It is among several lawsuits challenging the decision to end DACA, including two cases brought by state attorneys general.

Sep 18, 2017, 20:01 PM IST

Number of Chinese student applicants may drop after UCSD invite to Dalai Lama

Chinese students at the UCSD were against the university`s decision to call the Dalai Lama as a commencement speaker.

Jun 20, 2017, 14:41 PM IST

Dalai Lama: Modern education needs to focus on compassion

China considers the spiritual leader a separatist seeking Tibetan independence. The Dalai Lama says he seeks protection of Tibetan culture.

Jun 17, 2017, 18:20 PM IST

FBI arrests Mexican prosecutor over drug trafficking: Officials

FBI agents have arrested a Mexican prosecutor suspected of involvement in a ring producing and trafficking illegal drugs including heroin and cocaine into the US, authorities have said.

Mar 30, 2017, 11:03 AM IST

Chinese students in United States express resentment over Dalai Lama speech

Chinese students at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), have expressed resentment over inviting the Dalai Lama to deliver a keynote address at the university`s commencement ceremony in June. China has long insisted that the Dalai Lama is a political exile who has been engaged in anti-China separatist activities under the cloak of religion with the aim of breaking Tibet away from China.

Feb 17, 2017, 12:46 PM IST

China can't pick and choose principles to benefit from: Ashton Carter

China is involved in a raging dispute with the Philippines, Vietnam, Taiwan, Malaysia and Brunei over ownership of territory in the South China Sea.

Sep 30, 2016, 12:24 PM IST

Protesters chant ''murder'' in police shooting of black man in California

Friends and supporters said Ugandan-born Alfred Olango​ was mentally ill and may have been suffering a seizure in the moments before his death.

Sep 29, 2016, 08:55 AM IST

Mexican tycoon convicted for giving to US campaigns

A wealthy Mexican businessman was convicted of illegally funneling more than half a million dollars to support two former San Diego mayoral candidates marking one of the federal government's largest cases against a foreigner secretly donating to US political campaigns.

Sep 10, 2016, 06:49 AM IST

Neuronal switch that turns off compulsive drinking urge

Researchers have found that inactivating a network of alcohol-linked neurons can switch off the urge for compulsive drinking.

Sep 07, 2016, 21:17 PM IST

Two police officers injured in US shooting, suspect nabbed

Two police officers were shot and injured in the American city of San Diego with one suspect in custody, police said.

Jul 29, 2016, 14:53 PM IST
Oliver Stone alerts people over 'Pokemon Go'

Oliver Stone alerts people over 'Pokemon Go'

Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone has warned people about the popular video game "Pokemon Go" and said it is a complete invasion of privacy.

Jul 23, 2016, 13:04 PM IST

Gene mutation 'hotspots' improve breast cancer outcomes

Kataegis -- the multiple mutations that cluster in a few hotspots in a genome -- occurs in nearly 55 per cent of breast cancers.

Jul 01, 2016, 19:31 PM IST

Trump's San Diego rally draws more than 1,000 chanting protesters

Donald Trump brought his message of walls and deportations to the doorstep of America’s busiest border crossing on Friday as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee greeted supporters in San Diego, amid one of the largest counter-protests organized against him.

May 28, 2016, 10:08 AM IST
No evidence of shots fired at Naval Medical Center in San Diego: Officials

No evidence of shots fired at Naval Medical Center in San Diego: Officials

The United States remains on edge after a married couple inspired by Islamist militants killed 14 people last month in San Bernardino.

Jan 27, 2016, 03:29 AM IST
270 dogs do Yoga to create a 'doga' world record in Hong Kong

270 dogs do Yoga to create a 'doga' world record in Hong Kong

Two hundred and seventy dogs and their flexible owners in Hong Kong have stretched their way to a new 'doga' world record.

Jan 18, 2016, 22:01 PM IST

110 South Asian immigrant detainees on hunger strike in US

About 110 people, including Indians and Bangladeshis, held at three immigration detention centers in the US are on hunger strike demanding an end to their indefinite confinement and improved conditions.

Nov 28, 2015, 15:33 PM IST