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After Kansas shooting, another Indian-origin man shot dead in US; hate crime ruled out

After Kansas shooting, another Indian-origin man shot dead in US; hate crime ruled out

Local officials in Lancaster, however, did not believe that Harnish Patel`s killing was a bias crime as investigations are on, The Herald reported.

Mar 04, 2017, 12:30 PM IST
Barack Obama bans solitary confinement for juveniles

Barack Obama bans solitary confinement for juveniles

United States President Barack Obama has announced a ban on solitary confinement for juvenile offenders in the federal prison system and said the practice is overused and has the potential for devastating psychological consequences.

Jan 26, 2016, 16:33 PM IST

ISIS releases video revealing Paris attack terrorists; threatens Britain

ISIS has released a video of the terrorists who attacked Paris. President of France, Francois Hollande on this, has said that France will keep attacking ISIS till ISIS ends completely.

Jan 25, 2016, 14:37 PM IST

Grandmother gives birth to granddaughter in US

 In a carefully planned surrogacy, a 54-year-old grandmother in the US has given birth to her daughter's baby, honouring a vow to her sibling who suffered three heartbreaking miscarriages.

Jan 10, 2016, 14:49 PM IST
Refugee girl who cried after Merkel comments granted stay in Germany

Refugee girl who cried after Merkel comments granted stay in Germany

A 14-year-old Palestinian girl who burst into tears when Chancellor Angela Merkel told her she might be deported has been granted a residency permit to stay in Germany until October 2017, mass-selling daily Bild reported on Thursday.

Dec 24, 2015, 15:41 PM IST

US Secret Service investigates potential threat against President Barack Obama

The US Secret Service, which is responsible for presidential security, has issued a statement stating that the agency is investigating a potential threat against President Barack Obama, as per reports on Saturday.

Aug 30, 2014, 14:18 PM IST

Dollar mixed following US jobs report

Near 2230 GMT, the dollar fell to 103.26 yen from 103.94 Thursday.

Apr 05, 2014, 11:11 AM IST

China asks US to protect its huge investments

Beijing is concerned over the fallout of the looming downgrade of US debt.

Oct 07, 2013, 21:02 PM IST

Boston bombings suspect captured, brother killed

A Chechen-origin teenager suspected to be behind the deadly Boston bombings was on Saturday captured by the police here after a 24-hour drama that saw another suspect being killed and the city virtually shut.

Apr 20, 2013, 08:41 AM IST

FBI at US home of sister of Boston bomb suspects

The FBI is at the New Jersey home of the sister of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.

Apr 20, 2013, 01:09 AM IST

Boston bombing suspects not connected with Chechnya: Official

Two brothers identified as suspects in Boston marathon bombings grew up in Russia`s Chechnya but have had little to do with the area for years, a spokesman for Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov said.

Apr 19, 2013, 23:37 PM IST

Boston bombings: Top national security arrive at White House for meeting

Top national security aid of US President Barack Obama arrived at the White House on Friday for a previously scheduled meeting in which the Boston bombing was likely to dominate the proceedings.

Apr 19, 2013, 23:36 PM IST

Boston bombings: Suspect`s uncle asks him to surrender

The estranged uncle of the Boston Marathon terror attacks suspects today asked one of his nephew at large to surrender, saying his brother`s children have brought shame to entire Chechen community.

Apr 19, 2013, 23:17 PM IST

Boston bombings: US in direct confrontation with evil, says Kerry

As his hometown being locked down by police amid tense manhunt for Boston marathon bomber, Secretary of State John Kerry said that the US has been in direct confrontation with evil this week.

Apr 19, 2013, 23:06 PM IST

Boston bomber`s father believes his son is `a true angel`

The father of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing claims that his son who is still on the loose is a smart and accomplished young man.

Apr 19, 2013, 21:08 PM IST

Boston bombings: Obama holds Situation Room meeting

US President Barack Obama held a situation room meeting with his top national security team on the latest developments on investigations related to the twin bomb blast in Boston early this week.

Apr 19, 2013, 21:02 PM IST

Boston bombings: Dead suspect aspired to be an Olympian

Tamerlan Tsarnaev,suspect in Boston bombings who was shot dead by police was an aspiring boxer, who hoped to gain American citizenship by being selected in US Olympic team, photographer has claimed.

Apr 19, 2013, 21:01 PM IST

US sends list of names to Pak related to Boston Marathon bombings

Pakistan`s intelligence agency has received two lists of names from US officials seeking information believed to be related to the Boston Marathon bombings, sources have said.

Apr 19, 2013, 20:39 PM IST

Boston marathon bombings: China`s victim family remembers

The family of a Chinese woman killed in the Boston Marathon bombings says it was her dream to study in the United States, and she fell in love with Boston, where she was a graduate student.

Apr 19, 2013, 19:02 PM IST

Huge hunt for Boston bomb suspect, brother killed

Thousands of heavily armed police staged an intense manhunt Friday for a Chechen teenager suspected in the Boston marathon bombings with his brother, who was killed in a shootout.

Apr 19, 2013, 18:15 PM IST

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