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  • New York snowstorm: Officials warn residents not to wait too long to evacuate 1 hour 24 minutes ago

    Residents of New York are preparing for more bad weather.Last week, the area saw over 7 feet of snow. Officials warned residents not to wait too long to evacuate. They are worried people could be trapped in their homes as flood waters surge. ...
  • Evacuation plans readied as Buffalo flooding looms 2 hours 40 minutes ago

    Buffalo: First came the big storm, then the big dig. Now comes the big melt. Residents of flood-prone areas around Buffalo should move valuables up from the basement, pack a bag and prepare for the possibility of evacuation as up to 7 feet of melting snow posed the threat of flooding,...
  • Snow storm in western New York kills 13 people Yesterday

    The city of Buffalo was estimated to have received as much snow in three days as it normally gets in a year. In parts of the city the snow was estimated to be as much as 2.4m (8ft) deep. The storms have been blamed for at least 13 deaths in...
  • US: With snow still piled high, Buffalo faces flooding 2 days ago

    Buffalo (New York): Residents of western New York may soon have to worry about the water in their basements as well as the snow on their roofs. After a three-day onslaught that dumped a historic 7 feet of snow on the Buffalo area and killed at least 12 people, the sun...
  • Patient with Ebola symptoms being monitored in New York 3 days ago

    New York: A person showing symptoms of Ebola has been subjected to medical tests at a New York hospital, after returning from the Ebola-hit country of Mali. The patient, who has not been publicly identified, has been put in quarantine in New York's Bellevue Hospital, according to official sources. Medical personnel are...
  • At least 8 dead in US snow storm, residents call it worst in memory 3 days ago

    New York: Some areas of New York state along the Great Lakes had nearly 2 feet (60 cm) of new snow on top of accumulations as high as 5 feet (1.5 metres) from earlier in the week. The National Weather Service said parts of the region could expect 3 feet (9O...
  • All 50 US states feel freezing temperatures, four dead in New York 3 days ago

    New York: Temperatures in all 50 US states dipped to freezing or below on Tuesday as an unseasonably cold blast of weather moved across the country while heavy snow prompted a state of emergency in western New York and contributed to the deaths of four people. Every US state, including Hawaii,...
  • CNN-IBN travels to New York for NBA season opener 4 days ago

    CNN-IBN traveled to New York City to bring you all the behind the scene action from the NBA season opener where New York Knicks hosted Chicago Bulls. ...
  • Five dead after Western New York gets year's worth of snow in four days 4 days ago

    New York: An autumn blizzard dumped a year's worth of snow in three days on Western New York state, where five people died and residents, some stranded overnight in cars, braced for another pummeling expected later on Wednesday. Winter-hardy Buffalo and the surrounding area was pummeled by the storm that dumped...
  • Harvard University sued over 'racial profiling' 5 days ago

    New York: A nonprofit group filed a lawsuit on Monday against Harvard University, accusing the world-famous Ivy League institution of racial profiling in its admissions policies. Students for Fair Admissions says Harvard limits the number of Asian Americans it admits while giving preference to other races, according to the Project on...
  • Cluster buses in Delhi to get colourful advertisements 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The orange cluster buses running in the national capital are soon set to get more colourful with a cover of advertisements. Replicating the idea in buses of cities like New York, London and Paris, ads will initially cover the left and back sides of the buses, and later...
  • US transgenders welcome an easier path to altering birth papers November 10, 2014

    New York: Naz Seenauth's driver's license says he is male. His birth certificate says he is female. The mismatch, he says, is deeply frustrating. New York City, where Seenauth was born and raised, does not accept that he is a transgender man and will not amend his birth certificate, for now...
  • 'Daughter by Court Order' by Ratna is a promising debut November 7, 2014

    It was a friend's recommendation and the New York Times' review of this book that made me pick up this work of fiction and I am mighty impressed with it. So much so that I could not stop myself from raving about it in the readers community. 'Daughter by Court...
  • World Trade Center reopens for business after 13 years November 3, 2014

    New York: Thirteen years after the 9/11 terrorist attack, the resurrected World Trade Center has opened for business - marking an emotional milestone for both New Yorkers and the nation. Some staffers of publishing giant Conde Nast began working at 1 World Trade Center on Monday. The 104-story, $3.9 billion skyscraper...
  • Woman seen harassed on NYC streets in video gets rape threats October 31, 2014

    New York: A woman featured in a video in which she is harassed more than 100 times on New York City's streets said on Thursday that she has received dozens of rape threats after the clip was posted on the Internet and watched widely. The two-minute video posted on YouTube depicts...
  • Former Real Madrid forward Raul joins New York Cosmos October 30, 2014

    New York: Former Real Madrid and Spain forward Raul has joined New York Cosmos for the 2015 season on a "multi-year" contract pending a medical, the North American Soccer League (NASL) club said on Thursday. As part of the deal, the terms of which were not disclosed, Raul, 37, will also...
  • NY street harassment video: Actress says even being trained in martial arts doesn't help a woman October 30, 2014

    A video showing a woman being harassed while walking on the streets of New York has gone viral. The woman encountered more than 100 instances of verbal street harassment within 10 hours. Actress Shoshana Roberts said, "When someone tries to approach, the scare escalates. I think what's next. I am...
  • Harassed over 100 times in 10 hours: Video documenting New York street harassment goes viral October 30, 2014

    New York: A video recording the comments a woman hears as she walks around the nation's biggest city is a testament to the pervasiveness of street harassment women face, its creators said on Wednesday. The comments come continuously as the woman walks through the streets of Manhattan - "What's up, Beautiful?"...
  • Amid criticism, New York Governor outlines Ebola quarantine policy October 27, 2014

    New York: Amid criticism of his decision of a mandatory 21-day Ebola quarantine, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has loosened some of the restrictions on people returning to the US from West Africa. Cumomo released new guidelines for screening procedures for Ebola at JFK International Airport after White House officials and...
  • US nurse quarantined over Ebola calls treatment 'frenzy of disorganisation' October 26, 2014

    New York: Illinois joined New York and New Jersey in imposing mandatory quarantines for people arriving with a risk of having contracted Ebola in West Africa, but the first person isolated under the new rules, a nurse returning from Sierra Leone, called her treatment a "frenzy of disorganization." Kaci Hickox, who...
  • Man with 'Islamic extremist leanings' attacks New York police October 24, 2014

    Washington: The man who attacked New York City police officers with a hatchet before being shot dead was reported to have Islamic "extremist leanings" police and a monitoring group said. The man, identified in the US media as Zale Thompson, had posted an array of statements on YouTube and Facebook that...
  • New York doctor who treated patients in Africa tests positive for Ebola October 24, 2014

    New York: A physician with Doctors Without Borders who returned to New York City after treating Ebola victims in West Africa tested positive for the virus, setting off fresh fears about the spread of the disease. Dr Craig Spencer, 33, is in isolation at Bellevue Hospital. Two friends and his fiancée...
  • David Villa to leave Australia early, future unclear October 22, 2014

    Melbourne: Spanish striker David Villa's loan deal with Melbourne City will be cut short after four matches, with apparently no guarantee he will return to Australia's A-League. Melbourne City confirmed on Wednesday that Villa will return to his New York City club in Major League Soccer after the Australian team's fourth-round...
  • Barack Obama's under-used credit card declined in New York cafe October 18, 2014

    Washington: The Secret Service is charged with protecting the president, but who's watching his wallet? When his credit card was declined last month while dining in New York, President Barack Obama wondered if he had become a victim of identity theft. "It turned out, I guess I don't use it enough," Obama...
  • New York makes yogurt official state snack, joining the likes of popcorn and salty boiled peanuts October 16, 2014

    New York: Yogurt became New York's official state snack on Wednesday, joining the likes of popcorn and salty boiled peanuts among popular foods honored by U.S. states. New York has become the nation's top yogurt producer amid the booming popularity of strained Greek-style yogurt, the office of Governor Andrew Cuomo said. Cuomo...
  • 'Heroine' director Madhur Bhandarkar honoured in New York October 13, 2014

    New York: Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar was presented with Sophia Award at the Syracuse International Film Festival here. His movies 'Heroine' and 'Fashion' were also screened at the fest, which concluded Sunday. "Honored to have received the SOPHIA award today (Sunday) from Tom Bower at Syaracuse Film Festival, New York! @SYRFILM (sic)," he...
  • George Clooney: It's not lost on me that I'm spending my honeymoon at the Comic-Con October 10, 2014

    New York: Newly married George Clooney surprised fans with an appearance at New York Comic-Con on Thursday. Clooney, who married human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin on Sept. 27 in Venice, Italy, walked on stage during a panel discussion for the upcoming Disney fantasy film, "Tomorrowland," in which he plays a hermit...
  • NYC Mayor, Modi discussed need for strong working relationship October 7, 2014

    New York: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio discussed with Prime Minister Narendra Modi importance of a strong working relationship between India and the US, underscoring that such ties are critical for democracy and security around the world. The Mayor said he was honoured to have spent time with the...
  • New York Times apologises for offensive cartoon on India's Mars mission October 7, 2014

    Days after The New York Times published an offensive cartoon mocking India's successful Mars mission, the leading US daily apologised following readers' complaints. The cartoon showed a farmer with a cow knocking at the door of a room marked 'Elite Space Club' where two men sit reading a newspaper on India's...