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Mississippi now fattest US state

Mississippi now fattest US state

Washington: Mississippi has been found to be the most obese state in the US according to new findings that drew on data from the Centers ...Read More

Washington first US state to legalise human composting

Washington first US state to legalise human composting

Los Angeles: Washington on Tuesday became the first US state to legalise human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill t...Read More

92-year-old American woman kills son to avoid going to care home

92-year-old American woman kills son to avoid going to care home

Washington: A 92-year-old woman from the US state of Arizona killed her son in order to avoid being sent to an assisted living facility. ...Read More

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US State of Oregon declares April as Vaisakhi month  

Washington: The US State of Oregon has declared April as the ‘Sikh American Community’s Celebration of Vaisakhi month’ in recognition of ...Read More

Crime shooting reported at Northwestern University, police call it ‘hoax’

Crime shooting reported at Northwestern University, police call it ‘hoax’

Chicago: Northwestern University has issued an all-clear after police determined a report of shots fired at a graduate dorm on its main c...Read More

Two teens killed in US school shooting, attacker dead: Police

Two teens killed in US school shooting, attacker dead: Police

Los Angeles: Two teens were killed in a shooting at their high school in the southwestern US state of New Mexico, police said, adding tha...Read More

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Disgruntled doctor kills woman, injures six at New York hospital

New York : A doctor fired from a New York hospital over a sexual harassment accusation returned to his former workplace with an assault r...Read More

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Golden cash machine marks ATM’s 50th birthday

London : The automated teller machine (ATM) marked its 50th anniversary on Wednesday, with a British bank decorating the site of the worl...Read More

Kansas recognises March 16 as Indian-American Appreciation Day

Kansas recognises March 16 as Indian-American Appreciation Day

Washington: The US state of Kansas has recognised March 16 as ‘Indian-American Appreciation Day’ to honour an Indian techie who was kille...Read More

Texas state backs Donald Trump’s travel ban

Texas state backs Donald Trump’s travel ban

Houston: Texas has become the first US state to support President Donald Trump’s travel ban on travelers from seven Muslim-majority natio...Read More

US plane evacuated after new Samsung phone catches fire

US plane evacuated after new Samsung phone catches fire

Washington: A plane scheduled to depart from the US state of Kentucky was evacuated on the runway after a passenger’s Samsung cellphone c...Read More

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Lone gunman on rampage in US mall kills 5

Los Angeles : Five people were killed on Saturday in a shooting at a mall in the US state of Washington with the gunman described as a “H...Read More

Ford to test self-driving cars on California roads

Ford to test self-driving cars on California roads

San Francisco: Ford said that it has a green light to test self-driving cars in California, and should have them on roads in the most pop...Read More

Highest level security checks for Syrian refugees: US

Highest level security checks for Syrian refugees: US

Washington: The US State Department subjects Syrian refugees to the most intensive security checks of immigrants as concerns raised after...Read More

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US state postpones executions over lack of lethal drugs

Washington: The Ohio state of the US has announced that it was postponing all executions scheduled from January 2016 for at least one mor...Read More

Record floods kill nine in US state of South Carolina

Record floods kill nine in US state of South Carolina

Columbia: The death toll from record floods in the US state of South Carolina has jumped from three to nine, as tens of thousands of peop...Read More

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Democrats cry ‘foul’ as US takes Cuba, Malaysia off human trafficking blacklist

Johannesburg : Democratic lawmakers and rights group have accused the U.S. State Department of ‘politicising’ its annual rankings of nati...Read More

Strong quake strikes remote Alaska islands

Strong quake strikes remote Alaska islands

Los Angeles: A strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake rattled remote islands in the US state of Alaska, seismologists said, but there was no tsu...Read More

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Black man dies after getting pepper-sprayed by US police

Houston:  A black man arrested in the US state of Alabama died shortly after he was pepper-sprayed by police, a media report said today.A...Read More

Nine Blacks gunned down in US Church

Nine Blacks gunned down in US Church

Washington :  A young white gunman on Thursday sprayed bullets at worshippers in a historic black church in the US state of South Carolin...Read More

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