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Johnny Depp's defamation case hearing against Amber Heard delayed again

26 Feb 2021

Johnny Depp's defamation case hearing against Amber Heard delayed again

The defamation case slapped by Johnny Depp against Amber Heard got a new date.

US: Indian national arrested for $21 million H-1B visa fraud

22 Aug 2020

US: Indian national arrested for $21 million H-1B visa fraud

An Indian national has been arrested in the United States for committing a $21 million visa fraud.

WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning ordered free from prison; fined $256,000

13 Mar 2020

WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning ordered free from prison; fined $256,000

Former United States Army soldier Chelsea Manning was released from prison on Thursday on the orders of a federal court in Virginia.

Dozen red wine bottles launched into space; here's why

08 Nov 2019

Dozen red wine bottles launched into space; here's why

Last week, a dozen bottles of red wine were blasted off from a NASA launchpad in Virginia. The Bordeaux wines have already made their way to the International Space Station (ISS).

US: Islamic teacher sent porn videos to 15-year-old student; arrested

29 Jun 2019

US: Islamic teacher sent porn videos to 15-year-old student; arrested

An Islamic teacher in Virginia, who engaged in sexual video conversations with a 15-year-old student, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. He was convicted at a trial in Alexandria federal court earlier this year.

16 US states sue Trump administration over national emergency declaration

19 Feb 2019

16 US states sue Trump administration over national emergency declaration

Everyone had predicted that US President Donald Trump's move to declare a national emergency would not go unchallenged.

Now, robots deliver pizza and coffee to students: Details here

23 Jan 2019

Now, robots deliver pizza and coffee to students: Details here

Robotics is the future, and Starship Technologies is leveraging it for the benefit of students.

American-firm to pay $100,000 to settle Indian-origin employee's discrimination lawsuit

03 Jul 2018

American-firm to pay $100,000 to settle Indian-origin employee's discrimination lawsuit

An American firm will pay $100,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of an Indian-origin employee who was fired for seeking a transfer to care for his differently-abled son.

Trump's spokeswoman booted out of eatery, restaurant explains why

24 Jun 2018

Trump's spokeswoman booted out of eatery, restaurant explains why

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders was, on Saturday, asked to leave a Virginia restaurant because she works with Donald Trump.

Virginia State University shooting: Campus on lockdown; one injured

15 Oct 2017

Virginia State University shooting: Campus on lockdown; one injured

Virginia State University is on lockdown following a shooting on the campus at 8:25pm (local time).

White nationalists return to Charlottesville, chant "Russia is our friend"

09 Oct 2017

White nationalists return to Charlottesville, chant "Russia is our friend"

White supremacists became the subject of national scorn in the US after one woman was killed in violent clashes between right-wing supporters and counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Snapchat: We call police to check facts before publishing

31 Aug 2017

Snapchat: We call police to check facts before publishing

Snapchat has an in-house editorial team of journalists which cross check user-generated coverage with other sources to ensure accuracy in news coverage.

James Alex Fields Jr: Know the Charlottesville attacker

16 Aug 2017

James Alex Fields Jr: Know the Charlottesville attacker

The recent attack on anti-racist protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia added itself to the long list of hate crimes perpetrated by white supremacists in the US and elsewhere in the world.

Virginia violence: White House defends Trump's controversial response

14 Aug 2017

Virginia violence: White House defends Trump's controversial response

US President Donald Trump has come under criticism for not explicitly condemning white supremacists that most are blaming for the Charlottesville violence.

Virginia: Far-right rally turns violent, 1 killed and 19 injured

13 Aug 2017

Virginia: Far-right rally turns violent, 1 killed and 19 injured

In a disturbing instance, a car rammed into a crowd opposing a far-right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia killing one person and leaving 19 injured.

FBI raids ex-Trump campaign chief's house over Russia probe

10 Aug 2017

FBI raids ex-Trump campaign chief's house over Russia probe

The FBI raided Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort's residence in Virginia, on July 26, Manafort's spokesman has confirmed.

Now report hate crime through the new civil rights app

26 Jun 2017

Now report hate crime through the new civil rights app

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) launched a new app that supports civil rights and counters the alarming surge in hate crimes.

#ModiInUSA: PM says surgical strikes prove Indian can defend itself

26 Jun 2017

#ModiInUSA: PM says surgical strikes prove Indian can defend itself

PM Narendra Modi, who was attending a reception by the Indian-American community in Virginia, said India has successfully explained the threat of terrorism to the world.

Congressman Steve Scalise, shot at Virginia baseball practice, critical

15 Jun 2017

Congressman Steve Scalise, shot at Virginia baseball practice, critical

Congressman Steve Scalise, who was shot at a baseball practice in Virginia, is critical, said the MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

US House majority whip shot at congressional baseball practice

14 Jun 2017

US House majority whip shot at congressional baseball practice

US House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has been shot in the hip by a rifle-armed gunman who opened fire at a baseball practice in Virginia.

Bannon loses seat in National Security Council, not a "demotion"

06 Apr 2017

Bannon loses seat in National Security Council, not a "demotion"

President Donald Trump has removed Steve Bannon, his controversial senior strategist, from the National Security Council (NSC).