Articles about United States of America

Hurricane Ian hits Florida, causes unprecedented damage, power outage

29 Sep 2022

Cuba
Hurricane Ian hits Florida, causes unprecedented damage, power outage

Said to be the most damaging in a long time and classified as a Category 4 storm, Hurricane Ian made landfall near the city of Fort Myers, along southwest coast of Florida on Wednesday, said the US National Hurricane Center (NHC).

Alzheimer's drug succeeded in slowing cognitive decline, say drugmakers
Alzheimer's drug succeeded in slowing cognitive decline, say drugmakers

Leading Japanese drugmaker Eisai Co. and its partner Biogen Inc. on Tuesday said their Alzheimer's drug showed a significant effect in slowing the disease, in a major trial.

Indians forced to wait 300-800 days for US visa appointment

28 Sep 2022

Travel And Tourism
Indians forced to wait 300-800 days for US visa appointment

Indians planning to visit the United States of America may have to wait for at least two-to-three years for a visa appointment.

US responds after EAM Jaishankar questions F-16 deal with Pakistan

27 Sep 2022

S Jaishankar
US responds after EAM Jaishankar questions F-16 deal with Pakistan

The United States on Monday responded to Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar's statements questioning the arrangement between the US and Pakistan over the supply of F-16 fighter jets to Islamabad as a security aid.

Suitcases full of body parts found inside New York apartment

22 Sep 2022

New York City
Suitcases full of body parts found inside New York apartment

In a gruesome development, the New York Police found suitcases filled with human body parts and blood at a Brooklyn apartment this week.

This US city will give Rs. 9.5L to homeless citizens

20 Sep 2022

Colorado
This US city will give Rs. 9.5L to homeless citizens

In a unique solution to solve its rising homelessness problem, the city of Denver in the United States of America will be providing the destitute with $12,000 (roughly Rs. 9.5 lakh) per year.

US: 2 dead in Memphis shooting, suspect arrested

08 Sep 2022

Joe Biden
US: 2 dead in Memphis shooting, suspect arrested

Two people were killed in Memphis city of United States on Wednesday when a 19-year-old gunman opened fire on a gathering, according to police.

Excessive use of antibiotics in India, over 47% unapproved: Study

07 Sep 2022

India
Excessive use of antibiotics in India, over 47% unapproved: Study

Indians have been using antibiotics in excess with over 47% of formulations not permitted by the government drug regulator in 2019, a new study found.

Gun violence rocks US: 6 shot dead in separate incidents

29 Aug 2022

Detroit
Gun violence rocks US: 6 shot dead in separate incidents

Gun violence rocked the US on Sunday as six people were shot dead and three injured in separate incidents in Detroit and Houston.

Pakistan: 119 killed in 24 hours as floods inundate country

28 Aug 2022

Monsoon
Pakistan: 119 killed in 24 hours as floods inundate country

The devastating floods in Pakistan have led to 119 deaths within the last 24 hours, BBC reported.

Parliament panel reprimand top Twitter officials over security, privacy issues

27 Aug 2022

Twitter
Parliament panel reprimand top Twitter officials over security, privacy issues

A parliamentary panel has reprimanded top Twitter officials over the allegations of a whistleblower on its India operations, PTI reported.

US: Woman arrested for hurling racial slurs, assaulting Indian women

26 Aug 2022

Texas
US: Woman arrested for hurling racial slurs, assaulting Indian women

A woman was arrested for assaulting and racially abusing four Indian women in Dallas, Texas in the United States (US) on Wednesday.

Reached yearly cap of 65,000 H-1B visas for 2023: US

24 Aug 2022

H-1B Visa
Reached yearly cap of 65,000 H-1B visas for 2023: US

A sufficient number of applications for granting 65,000 H-1B visas — which is the maximum limit for a year as mandated by Congress — had been received by the US for the fiscal year 2023, the US federal agency for immigration services informed on Tuesday.

UK: All is not well between royal brothers William, Harry

22 Aug 2022

Prince William
UK: All is not well between royal brothers William, Harry

Princes William and Harry are reportedly struggling to retain their once-close bond nearly a quarter century after the passing of their mother, Princess Diana.

Long road ahead: Staggering 500-day wait for US visa

19 Aug 2022

Delhi
Long road ahead: Staggering 500-day wait for US visa

Students and travelers seeking visa appointment to visit the United States (US) are bound to wait a minimum of nearly 500 days as pending applications keep piling up, according to the US State Department.

'He attacked Islam': Salman Rushdie's attacker 'surprised' author is alive

18 Aug 2022

Iran
'He attacked Islam': Salman Rushdie's attacker 'surprised' author is alive

The New Jersey man accused of attacking renowned author Salman Rushdie last week is reportedly "surprised" that he is alive.

National Ice Cream Pie Day 2022: History, celebrations and more

18 Aug 2022

Italy
National Ice Cream Pie Day 2022: History, celebrations and more

Observed on August 18 every year, National Ice Cream Pie Day celebrates the refreshing and delicious frozen dessert that comes in several flavors.

US: 99-year-old woman welcomes her 100th great-grandchild

17 Aug 2022

Philadelphia
US: 99-year-old woman welcomes her 100th great-grandchild

Marguerite Koller, 99, from Pennsylvania in the United States welcomed her 100th great-grandchild earlier this month.

Salman Rushdie taken off ventilator, talking; accused pleads not guilty

14 Aug 2022

India
Salman Rushdie taken off ventilator, talking; accused pleads not guilty

Salman Rushdie is no longer on a ventilator and is able to speak, as per his book agent Andrew Wylie, a day after he was stabbed at a New York event.

Delhi reports fifth monkeypox case, takes national tally to 10

13 Aug 2022

Delhi
Delhi reports fifth monkeypox case, takes national tally to 10

Delhi reported its fifth monkeypox case on Saturday after a woman hospitalized at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital tested positive, India Today reported.

Author Salman Rushdie stabbed in New York, airlifted to hospital

12 Aug 2022

Iran
Author Salman Rushdie stabbed in New York, airlifted to hospital

Popular yet controversial author Salman Rushdie was attacked at an event in New York on Friday.

IIT Bombay records highest job offers, packages this academic year

10 Aug 2022

Japan
IIT Bombay records highest job offers, packages this academic year

The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT Bombay) has received a record number of job offers during the campus placements this academic year.

Taiwan accuses China of using drills to 'prepare for invasion'

09 Aug 2022

Washington DC
Taiwan accuses China of using drills to 'prepare for invasion'

Following days of massive Chinese war games, Taiwan's military held an artillery drill on Tuesday simulating defense against an attack, as Taipei alleged Beijing was preparing to invade the island.

US: Explosion at Google's data center critically injures 3 people

09 Aug 2022

Google
US: Explosion at Google's data center critically injures 3 people

An "electrical incident" occurred at a Google data center on Monday in Council Bluffs, Iowa, critically injuring three electricians, said the tech giant and the Council Bluffs Police Department.

Trump claims FBI 'raided' his Florida home, broke into safe

09 Aug 2022

Donald Trump
Trump claims FBI 'raided' his Florida home, broke into safe

Former US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that his Florida home was "raided" by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

New York: Tortured for having daughters, UP woman kills herself

07 Aug 2022

Uttar Pradesh
New York: Tortured for having daughters, UP woman kills herself

A woman from Uttar Pradesh residing in Queens, New York, allegedly died by suicide last week after bearing years of domestic violence for giving birth to two daughters.

Cuba: One killed, 121 injured after lightning triggers massive fire

07 Aug 2022

Cuba
Cuba: One killed, 121 injured after lightning triggers massive fire

A major fire broke out in the Cuban city of Matanzas after lightning struck an oil storage facility.

4 dead in US multiple shootings, suspect on the run

07 Aug 2022

Ohio
4 dead in US multiple shootings, suspect on the run

At least four persons were killed in multiple shooting incidents in Ohio, United States (US), ANI reported on Sunday.

Will sanction Pelosi over Taiwan visit: China's warning to US

05 Aug 2022

Taiwan
Will sanction Pelosi over Taiwan visit: China's warning to US

China will be sanctioning United States (US) House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for her visit to Taiwan this week, the Foreign Ministry announced on Friday.

Florida-based employee fired for being late; colleagues protest

05 Aug 2022

Florida
Florida-based employee fired for being late; colleagues protest

Punctuality is definitely something employers expect from their employees. However, being late once in a while shouldn't lead to a mercurial situation.

Florida couple arrested for having sex with dog, filming it

05 Aug 2022

Florida
Florida couple arrested for having sex with dog, filming it

Police officials in Florida arrested a couple this week for allegedly engaging in sexual acts with their dog and recording it on video.

Monkeypox outbreak: US declares public health emergency amid rising cases

05 Aug 2022

California
Monkeypox outbreak: US declares public health emergency amid rising cases

The United States (US) authorities announced on Thursday that monkeypox has been designated a public health emergency in the country.

China using my Taiwan visit as excuse for drills: Pelosi

05 Aug 2022

Taiwan
China using my Taiwan visit as excuse for drills: Pelosi

Speaking in Japan during the last leg of her Asia tour, US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that China is using her visit to Taiwan as an "excuse" to conduct military drills near the island.

US Speaker Nancy Pelosi addresses Taiwan Parliament; China enraged

03 Aug 2022

Taiwan
US Speaker Nancy Pelosi addresses Taiwan Parliament; China enraged

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi addressed Taiwan's parliament on Wednesday, and met with its President Tsai Ing-wen and human rights activists.

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reaches Taiwan amid China's warnings

02 Aug 2022

Taiwan
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reaches Taiwan amid China's warnings

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reportedly landed in Taiwan late on Tuesday evening as part of her Asia tour, amid repeated "warnings" against her visit from China.

Who was al-Zawahiri, al-Qaeda chief killed in US drone strike?

02 Aug 2022

Afghanistan
Who was al-Zawahiri, al-Qaeda chief killed in US drone strike?

The United States has killed al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in a drone strike—carried out by the Central Intelligence Agency—in Kabul on Sunday.

US kills al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in drone strike

02 Aug 2022

al Qaeda
US kills al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in drone strike

Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri—one of the most wanted terrorists in the world and the architect of the US September 11, 2001, terror attacks—has been killed in an American drone strike in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Biden tests positive for COVID-19; rare case of 'rebound positivity'

31 Jul 2022

Pfizer
Biden tests positive for COVID-19; rare case of 'rebound positivity'

US President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 again on Saturday morning after a series of negative test results throughout the week.

US: 16 killed as torrential rains flood eastern Kentucky

30 Jul 2022

Virginia
US: 16 killed as torrential rains flood eastern Kentucky

The number of deaths in the United States' (US) eastern Kentucky state increased to at least 16 as "epic" torrential rains ripped down homes, wiped out highways, and drove rivers over their banks, state officials said, warning that more deaths were likely.

National Cheesecake Day 2022: History, celebrations and more

29 Jul 2022

Greece
National Cheesecake Day 2022: History, celebrations and more

Observed on July 30 annually, National Cheesecake Day celebrates one of America's favorite desserts.

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