US East Coast braces for ''historic'' blizzard on Monday
US East Coast braces for ''historic'' blizzard on Monday

A swath of the US East Coast from Philadelphia to New York City to Maine braced for a potentially historic blizzard on Monday expected to dump as much as 3 feet (90 cm) of snow and snarl transportation for tens of millions of people.

Mumbai toppers to participate in NYC Marathon

In a first, the top two Indian elite finishers in both male and female categories of the 2015 Mumbai Marathon here Sunday, will be given an opportunity to train and compete at the prestigious New York City Marathon in November.

"Super Frank" not so popular at Chelsea now
"Super Frank" not so popular at Chelsea now

Few Chelsea fans would have begrudged Frank Lampard his farewell Premier League cameo at Manchester City but the goodwill is starting to dissipate after he scored another goal to keep his new club in the title hunt.

Frank Lampard stays at Manchester City
Frank Lampard stays at Manchester City

English Premier League champions Manchester City announced on Wednesday they had secured the services of Frank Lampard until the end of the season despite the midfielder signing for New York City in June.

New York mayor meets main police unions to ease tensions

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio met on Tuesday with representatives of the main police unions, as he sought to ease tensions exacerbated by the murder of two officers ambushed in their patrol car.

NY police chief calls protest at funeral 'inappropriate'

 

Washington: New York's police commissioner Bill Bratton said today it was "very inappropriate" for officers outside the funeral of slain cop Rafael Ramos to turn their backs in protest as the mayor spoke.

Thousands gather for slain New York police officer's funeral

Tens of thousands of police and other mourners filled a New York City church and surrounding streets for the funeral on Saturday of one of two police officers ambushed by a gunman who said he was avenging the killing of unarmed black men by police.

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.