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Rubber bullets and fear: Trump protesters flood streets anew

Rubber bullets and fear: Trump protesters flood streets anew

The demonstrations stretched into a third straight night yesterday and came to a head in Portland, Oregon, where thousands of marchers chanted, "We reject the president-elect!".

As coach, ex-US House speaker molested 5 boys: Prosecutors

Former US House speaker Dennis Hastert molested five boys as young as 14 while serving as a high school wrestling coach four decades ago, federal prosecutors said in revealing details of the alleged sexual abuse.

Hillary Clinton wins Illinois primary, 4th win of the night: US networks

Hillary Clinton wins Illinois primary, 4th win of the night: US networks

The only contest of the day yet to be determined was in Missouri, where Clinton and rival Bernie Sanders were running neck-and-neck.

Indian-origin doctor in US convicted in kickback scheme

Indian-origin doctor in US was convicted of illegally soliciting or receiving benefits in return for referrals of patients covered under a federal health care programme.

Uber driver charged with six murders in US shooting rampage

An Uber driver who may have picked up fares during a weekend killing spree was formally charged with six counts of murder in the US state of Michigan on Monday.

Uber driver arrested in US over deadly shooting rampage

Uber driver arrested in US over deadly shooting rampage

Uber confirmed that the suspect, 45-year-old Jason Brian Dalton, was a driver for the ride-sharing company.

Search for more victims as deadly US floods stress levees

Record flooding from the rain-swollen Mississippi River and its tributaries stressed dams and levees to the breaking point in parts of Illinois, one of several central US states reeling from winter storms that have killed some two dozen people.

US Midwest braces for more flooding as rain-swollen rivers rise

Missouri, Illinois, Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma braced for more flooding on Thursday as rain-swollen rivers, some at record heights, overflowed their banks, washing out hundreds of structures, leaving thousands of people displaced from their homes, and some 9.3 million people in areas under flood warnings.

Record flooding hits US Midwest, threatens South

Record flooding hits US Midwest, threatens South

Swollen rivers in the US Midwest and other regions brought flood warnings for over 12 million Americans on Wednesday as scores of buildings were submerged after days of intense rain in which 24 people have died.

Widespread flooding hits Missouri, Illinois with rivers still rising

Rain-swollen rivers rose across Missouri and Illinois on Wednesday, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of people, closing parts of a major interstate highway and putting scores of buildings underwater after days of unusual winter flooding that has killed 23 people.

Congressional bid of Indian American politician gains momentum

The Congressional bid of Indian American Raja Krishnamurthi appears to have gained momentum with the Illinois politician bagging endorsements from top US lawmakers including the influential Nancy Pelosi.

Christmastime storms, tornadoes kill at least 43 in US

Christmastime storms, tornadoes kill at least 43 in US

 Storms hit the US South, Southwest and Midwest over the Christmas holiday weekend, unleashing floods and tornadoes that killed at least 43 people, flattened buildings and snarled transportation for millions during a busy travel time.

Indian-American doctor trains peers in robot-assisted surgery

An India-American doctor has been training his peers in robotics-assisted surgery as part of a programme that draws surgeons from all over the US.

Indian-American nurse arrested in US

An Indian-American nurse in Illinois has been arrested on charges of abusing a 92-year-old woman with dementia, a media report said on Wednesday.

Former Khalistan leader stabbed to death in Chicago

A former Sikh separatist leader was stabbed to death by unidentified assailants outside his apartment in the US city of Illinois.

Ailing Jang Ha-na leads LPGA Marathon Classic after a 66

Ailing Jang Ha-na leads LPGA Marathon Classic after a 66

Jang Ha-na of South Korea overcame a back injury to make five birdies on the last nine capped by one at 18 for a five-under 66 and a one-shot lead after the opening round of the LPGA Marathon Classic in Sylvania, Illinois.

No charges for white cop who killed black teen in Illinois: Prosecutor

A prosecutor says he won't charge a white northeastern Illinois police officer in the fatal shooting a 17-year-old black boy last month.

Boxing fans accuse Manny Pacquiao of concealing injury

Boxing fans accuse Manny Pacquiao of concealing injury

Boxer Manny Pacquiao has been sued in several U.S. courts by people who said they paid to watch him fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the "Fight of Century" but felt defrauded by Pacquiao`s failure to disclose a pre-bout shoulder injury.

Timeline: Key events in the history of U.S. gay rights

The Supreme Court case that will decide whether states can ban gay marriage marks another milestone in the history of the American gay rights movement.

Indian-American doctor arrested on charges of taking kickback

An Indian-American doctor in Illinois near here was arrested on charges of receiving kickbacks for referring patients for medical treatment, prosecutors said.