Boston suspect makes rare court appearance

Shaggy-haired, bearded and attentive, accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev today made his first public appearance in 17 months, attending a brief court hearing before his trial begins January 5.

Sitting Heads of State enjoy immunity: US

Visiting heads of State not only enjoy immunity from American lawsuits but also they cannot be personally served or handed court summons, the US on Friday said, a day after a court here issued summons against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his alleged role in the 2002 communal violence in Gujarat when he was the state's chief minister.

US sentencing for fraudulent wine dealer postponed again

Sentencing for disgraced wine dealer Rudy Kurniawan, who was found guilty of fraud for manufacturing fake vintages, has been postponed to July, a US federal court said Wednesday.

A-Rod vows to fight on after 2014 season doping ban

Alex Rodriguez, the highest-paid player in Major League Baseball, was given a record 162-game doping suspension by an arbitrator on Saturday, banning him for the entire 2014 season and playoffs.

Sonia Gandhi never shielded any anti-Sikh riots accused: Brar

After US Federal Court`s summon to Sonia Gandhi over 1984 anti-sikh riots issue, Congress MP from Punjab Jagmeet Brar said the party president had never shielded anybody involved in the riots.

US court sets date for pre-trial in ‘84 riots case

A US Federal Court has set Sep 21 for pre-trial oral arguments in a case against Indian Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath and India`s Congress party for their alleged role in the November 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Two LTTE supporters sentenced by US federal court

Two youths of Tamil origin were on Saturday sentenced by a US federal court to 26 and 14 years in prison for efforts to purchase advanced weaponry, including surf act-to-air missiles for the LTTE.