Free Press Journal
  • White House pays tribute to 9/11 victims

    Washington: US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have attended an observance in Pennsylvania — the site of where a fourth plane crash had crashed on September 11, 2001.

  • US priests abused over 1000 kids

    Harrisburg : A priest raped a 7-year-old girl while he was visiting her in the hospital after she’d had her tonsils removed.

  • Turkey detains 150 soldiers over failed coup links

    Istanbul : Turkish police on Friday detained 150 soldiers over suspected links to the movement Ankara blames for the 2016 failed coup, state media reported.

  • 4 killed in shooting at car wash in US

    Washington: Four people were killed during a shooting at a car wash in Pennsylvania, US, police said. The shooting took place at Ed’s Car Wash in a small town in Melcroft, about 80 km southeast of Pittsburgh, police said.

  • Judge declares mistrial in Cosby sexual-assault case

    Washington : The judge in famed American stand-up comedian Bill Cosby’s sexual-assault case declared a mistrial on Saturday, after the jury was unable to reach a verdict following six days of deliberations.

  • Mac inventor dies at age 98

    Washington: The creator of fast food chain McDonald’s famous burger, the ‘Big Mac’, has died aged 98 at his home in United States, media reports said, says IANS. Michael James Delligatti, a McDonald’s franchisee, invented the burger while running his restaurant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1967, the Guardian reported.

  • Donald Trump’s victory sets off protests on both coasts

    Los Angeles: Donald Trump’s presidential victory set off protests early today on both coasts. From Pennsylvania to California, Oregon and Washington hundreds of people hit the streets to voice their opposition to Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton.

  • Police surround Sikh man as callers report ‘Muslim with sword’

    New York : In a case of alleged racial profiling in the US, police surrounded a Sikh man carrying a kirpan after getting calls about an apparent Muslim walking around a shopping centre with a ‘large knife’ or ‘sword’. Harpreet Singh Khalsa, 33, said he was the victim of racial profiling in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, but police stated that those who called in their concerns did the right thing.

  • Turkey coup: Cracks down on media

    Istanbul: Turkey widened its massive postcoup purge to schools and the media, vowing to root out supporters of an exiled Islamic cleric it accuses of orchestrating the attempted power grab.

  • Exiled Muslim cleric denies involvement

    Ankara: Fethullah Gulen (in pic), a Muslim cleric who lives in exile in the US state of Pennsylvania and who once was an ally of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has condemned the ateempted military coup attempt and denied any involvement in it.

  • Man shot outside White House remains in critical condition

    Washington: A man shot by a US Secret Service officer outside the White House remained in critical condition in a Washington hospital, a hospital spokeswoman said. George Washington University Hospital spokeswoman Susan Griffiths would provide only his condition Saturday, one day after the shooting. She referred other questions to the Secret Service, but a spokesman for that agency, Robert Hoback, declined to discuss the case, citing the continuing investigation.

  • Omega-3 fatty acids can lower childhood aggression

    New York: Consuming foods rich in Omega-3 fatty acids is likely to reduce extreme aggression in children within a short period especially its more impulsive and emotional form, says a new research.

  • Trump, Clinton poised for White House duel after sweeping wins

    Philadelphia: Republican Donald Trump today declared himself the “presumptive nominee” after sweeping presidential primaries in all five Northeastern states while his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton also cemented her lead, bringing them closer to a monumental duel for the White House.

  • Hillary launches a full scale attack on Trump

    Washington: Confident that she would finally bag the Democratic presidential nomination, Hillary Clinton appeared to have gone into a full campaign mode by training her gun on potential Republican opponent Donald Trump.

  • Trump, Hillary Clinton lead big in New York: Polls

    Washington: US presidential candidate Donald Trump is leading his rivals for the Republican nomination by over 20 points in the upcoming primary contests of New York and Pennsylvania, latest polls have revealed. Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton also leads her primary opponent, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, by double-digits in both states, according to the polls released on Sunday by Fox News.

  • Five dead in US shooting, hunt on for suspects

    Washington : A shooting at a backyard party in the town of Wilkinsburg in the US state of Pennsylvania has left five people dead, and at least two suspects are on the loose, police said, reports AFP. Four of the victims — three women and one man — died at the scene while another woman died in hospital, Allegheny County police said in a statement.