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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.

Jan 01, 2015, 09:16 AM IST

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.

Dec 31, 2014, 10:32 AM IST

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.

Dec 27, 2014, 22:48 PM IST

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.

Dec 26, 2014, 19:46 PM IST

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.

Dec 25, 2014, 12:15 PM IST

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.

Dec 24, 2014, 01:46 AM IST

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.

Dec 21, 2014, 11:57 AM IST

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.

Dec 21, 2014, 11:18 AM IST

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.

Dec 17, 2014, 23:28 PM IST

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.

Dec 14, 2014, 10:44 AM IST

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.

Dec 11, 2014, 10:12 AM IST

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.

Dec 09, 2014, 17:13 PM IST

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.

Dec 08, 2014, 10:40 AM IST

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.

Dec 05, 2014, 20:08 PM IST

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.

Dec 05, 2014, 20:04 PM IST

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.

Dec 05, 2014, 13:43 PM IST

Marchers again swarm New York to protest death at hands of police

People swarmed the streets of New York and other cities for a second night to protest a grand jury`s decision not to indict a white police officer in the death of an unarmed black man.

Dec 05, 2014, 11:19 AM IST

Chokehold death: “I can't breathe!” New York chants Eric Garner's last words in protest

Even as the dust is yet to settle on Ferguson fury over Michael Brown's death, the city of New York saw fresh protests on Thursday as in a similar case another white police officer Daniel Pantaleo was acquitted in the chokehold death case of a black unarmed man.

Dec 04, 2014, 14:52 PM IST

Protests after no charges in NYC police death of black man

Demonstrations broke out in New York City after a grand jury declined Wednesday to charge a white police officer in the choking death of a black man, days after a similar decision sparked unrest in US cities.

Dec 04, 2014, 09:26 AM IST