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US cities order curfews amid protests against George Floyd's death

31 May 2020

US cities order curfews amid protests against George Floyd's death

As protests against the death of a Black man in police custody continued to intensify in the United States, multiple cities ordered curfews.

COVID-19: Star-studded telethon raises $115 million for New Yorkers

13 May 2020

COVID-19: Star-studded telethon raises $115 million for New Yorkers

Rise Up New York, a virtual telethon held to aid those in New York affected due to the coronavirus pandemic, raised a whopping $115 million on Monday night.

Impending danger: New York could be the next coronavirus hotspot

23 Mar 2020

Impending danger: New York could be the next coronavirus hotspot

Usually bustling with activities, people going out in parks and party enthusiasts having a time of their lives, New York in the United States has become eerily quiet, as there's the anticipation it could become the next coronavirus hotspot.

US Senator Kamala Harris drops out of 2020 Presidential race

04 Dec 2019

US Senator Kamala Harris drops out of 2020 Presidential race

United States Senator Kamala Harris on Tuesday announced her withdrawal from the 2020 Presidential race.

Indian-American Deepa Ambekar appointed interim Civil Court judge in NYC

04 May 2018

Indian-American Deepa Ambekar appointed interim Civil Court judge in NYC

Indian-American Deepa Ambekar has been appointed as the interim judge to the Civil Court of New York City, becoming the second Indian-American woman judge in the city after Chennai-born Raja Rajeswari.

Deadliest fire in New York in 25 years kills 12

29 Dec 2017

Deadliest fire in New York in 25 years kills 12

At least 12 people were killed in a blaze that erupted in a century-old building in the Bronx in New York yesterday night.

Times Square- Three critical after car mows down pedestrians

20 May 2017

Times Square- Three critical after car mows down pedestrians

Three people remained critical a day after a car ploughed into pedestrians in NY's Times Square. One was killed and 20 injured.

NYC- Car crashes into Times Square pedestrians

19 May 2017

NYC- Car crashes into Times Square pedestrians

On Thursday, a speeding car smashed into pedestrians on a sidewalk in New York City's Times Square, claiming 1 life and injuring 22 others.

Trump tried to call US Attorney Bharara before firing him

13 Mar 2017

Trump tried to call US Attorney Bharara before firing him

US officials said that President Donald Trump had attempted to call Preet Bharara before firing him, however Bharara did not take the call.

Trump asks 46 US attorneys to resign

12 Mar 2017

Trump asks 46 US attorneys to resign

46 serving US attorneys, including Indian-American US Attorney General for Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara have been asked to resign by US President Donald Trump.

Quebec shooting: Suspect rented house close to mosque

01 Feb 2017

Quebec shooting: Suspect rented house close to mosque

Neighbours of Alexandre Bissonnette, the French-Canadian student accused of killing six people in a Quebec mosque said he rented an apartment close to the mosque before the shooting.

French-Canadian student arrested, charged over Quebec mosque shooting

31 Jan 2017

French-Canadian student arrested, charged over Quebec mosque shooting

27-year-old French-Canadian student Alexandre Bissonnette has been charged over the fatal shooting of six people at a Quebec mosque.

Shooting at Canadian mosque leaves 6 dead

30 Jan 2017

Shooting at Canadian mosque leaves 6 dead

At least six people were killed and eight wounded after gunmen opened fire at a mosque in Canada's Quebec City.

Diwali now official holiday in Westbury, New York

19 Dec 2016

Diwali now official holiday in Westbury, New York

The East Meadow School District in Westbury, New York will be adopting 'Diwali' as an official holiday from the next school calendar year.

Trump team hints at Muslim immigrant registry

18 Nov 2016

Trump team hints at Muslim immigrant registry

Kansas secretary of state Kris Kobach, an adviser to the Trump transition team said they are planning to reintroduce a registry for immigrants from Muslim-majority countries.

NY may erase municipal card data over deportation fears

16 Nov 2016

NY may erase municipal card data over deportation fears

New York may end up having to erase all the data on its Municipal ID card program, which was developed to allow illegal immigrants to regularize into society.

Trump will get a reality-check once in office: Obama

15 Nov 2016

Trump will get a reality-check once in office: Obama

President Barack Obama stated that President-elect Donald Trump will get a harsh reality check when he assumes office in January, and that he should work toward improving his temperament.

Donald Trump to take $1 as President's salary

14 Nov 2016

Donald Trump to take $1 as President's salary

In another news, US President-elect Trump reiterated his campaign promise to not accept the President's salary if voted into the White House.

First 100 Days of Donald Trump

12 Nov 2016

First 100 Days of Donald Trump

Towards the end of October 2016, Donald Trump in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania released a plan for the first 100 days of his term.

ISIS calls for attacks on US voters

07 Nov 2016

ISIS calls for attacks on US voters

Security agencies in the US revealed intelligence inputs that suggest a possibility of terror attacks by Al-Qaeda militants on election day, November 8.

Indian-American Sikh commended for assisting Manhattan bomber's arrest

20 Sep 2016

Indian-American Sikh commended for assisting Manhattan bomber's arrest

A Sikh bar-owner in the USA is being acknowledged for helping the police to capture Ahmad Khan Rahami in Linden, New Jersey.

Man behind Manhattan's explosion behind bars

19 Sep 2016

Man behind Manhattan's explosion behind bars

Ahmad Khan Rahami, believed to be responsible for the explosions in Manhattan along with a previous bombing in New Jersey, was arrested on Monday.

FBI clarifies zero arrests in New York Explosion

19 Sep 2016

FBI clarifies zero arrests in New York Explosion

Dismissing earlier news reports, the FBI on 18th September, 2016, clarified that no arrests were made regarding the explosion in New York City.

'Intentional' explosion rocks Manhattan neighbourhood

18 Sep 2016

'Intentional' explosion rocks Manhattan neighbourhood

An explosion went off in the busy up-market neighbourhood of Chelsea, New York.