Focus shifts to cause of NYC explosion after 2 bodies found

Authorities shifted their focus to what caused the Manhattan apartment building collapse and the possibility that someone may have improperly tapped a gas line serving one of the buildings, after two bodies were pulled from the rubble.

Mar 30, 2015, 14:51 PM IST

Barack Obama does not love America: Rudy ​Giuliani

Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani has sparked off a political firestorm in the US with his remarks that President Barack Obama does not love America, a comment termed as "horrible" by the White House.

Feb 20, 2015, 13:09 PM IST

Lena Dunham calls Woody Allen 'real pervert' at Sundance Film Festival

 Lena Dunham recently mocked Woody Allen by cracking jokes about him "making out with 17 year olds" at the Sundance Film Festival .

Jan 27, 2015, 17:38 PM IST

Hedge fund founder shot dead in New York: Police

A hedge fund founder was found fatally shot in his plush Manhattan apartment on Sunday, police said, with US media reporting his son pulled the trigger after a row.

Jan 05, 2015, 11:03 AM IST

US seeks life in prison for London imam convicted on terror charges

 US prosecutors on Friday urged a federal judge to sentence London imam Abu Hamza al-Masri to life in prison following his conviction on terrorism charges.

Jan 03, 2015, 04:49 AM IST

Bernie Ecclestone wins a round of legal battle over alleged bribe

A New York appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a $650 million lawsuit against Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone, saying he cannot be sued in the state`s courts over the sale of a major stake in the motor racing business.

Nov 07, 2014, 03:27 AM IST

Author of bin Laden book sues ex-attorneys

New York: A former Navy SEAL who wrote a book describing the raid that killed Osama bin Laden sued his former lawyers for malpractice, saying they gave him bad advice that tarnished his reputation, cost him his US security clearance and caused him to surrender much of the book's income to the government.

Nov 06, 2014, 06:53 AM IST

A warm welcome and an opportunity awaits PM Narendra Modi in US

Shunned by the US for nearly a decade, a triumphant Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi flies into New York on Friday to start what he himself has called "a new chapter in our strategic partnership."

Sep 26, 2014, 09:56 AM IST

Sold out - PM Narendra Modi's reception at Madison Square Garden in New York

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to leave for the United States on the September 26 and the tickets for his community reception at the Madison Square Garden in New York City is already sold out.

Sep 20, 2014, 00:35 AM IST

Indian diplomat's daughter wins $225,000 settlement from New York City

An Indian diplomat's daughter who was suspended, arrested and forced to spend a day in jail during her senior year in February 2011 on cyber-bullying charges, has won a USD 225,000 settlement from New York City.

Sep 18, 2014, 23:50 PM IST

US Open tennis umpires' pay lawsuit against USTA is ruled out

A federal judge has thrown out a class-action lawsuit accusing the United States Tennis Association of underpaying the hundreds of umpires who work the U.S. Open each year.

Sep 13, 2014, 09:22 AM IST

Apple $450 million e-book settlement wins court approval

Apple Inc won preliminary court approval for its $450 million settlement of claims it harmed consumers by conspiring with five publishers to raise e-book prices.

Aug 02, 2014, 03:01 AM IST

Mentally ill American sentenced for threatening Bush

A bipolar house painter arrested with a loaded rifle was sentenced to one year supervised release in New York today for threatening to kill former president George W Bush.

Jul 11, 2014, 23:45 PM IST

Indian-origin professor awarded for education

An Indian-origin professor in the US has been conferred the service award by a diaspora organisation in recognition of her contributions to the society through her teachings and research.

Jun 11, 2014, 18:38 PM IST

`Godfather` cinematographer Gordon Willis dead at 82

Gordon Willis, the cinematographer responsible for stirring camera work in such film classics as the "Godfather" trilogy and several of Woody Allen`s best-known films, has died aged 82.

May 20, 2014, 06:22 AM IST

New York City gas explosion subject of federal probe

Federal safety authorities launched an investigation into a gas explosion that caused the collapse of two New York City apartment buildings.

Mar 14, 2014, 11:55 AM IST

New York gas blast death toll rises to eight

Rescuers scouring the rubble of two Manhattan apartment buildings levelled in a gas explosion found the body of an eighth victim, nearly 36 hours after the disaster.

Mar 14, 2014, 09:14 AM IST

Jennifer Aniston-Justin Theroux reunite for lunch date

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux reunited for a lunch date here.

Mar 12, 2014, 07:54 AM IST

Congress party seeks dismissal of lawsuit filed by Sikh group

Congress party has approached a US court here seeking dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a Sikh rights group over the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, saying American courts do not have subject matter jurisdiction over the case.

Mar 07, 2014, 14:25 PM IST

Beckham family front row for Victoria`s New York show

David Beckham and his brood turned out in force to support wife Victoria`s runway show at New York Fashion Week on Sunday.

Feb 10, 2014, 02:47 AM IST