Times Square

  • Man known as 'kissing sailor' in WWII-era image dies 18-03-2014 12:19 AM

    A man who became known for claiming he was the sailor kissing a woman in Times Square in a famous World War II-era photo taken by a Life magazine photographer has died. Glenn McDuffie was 86. McDuffie died March 9 in a nursing home in Dallas, his daughter, Glenda Bell,...
  • Ball drops in New York City's Times Square, ushering 2014 01-01-2014 12:21 PM

    A sea of horn-tooting, hat-wearing revelers cheered and some even smooched as the famed crystal ball dropped in freezing New York City's Times Square to ring in 2014, capping a world-wide wave of celebrations that included a dazzling 30-minute fireworks show in Dubai and a deluge of confetti in London...
  • Revelers usher in 2014 with fireworks, festivities 01-01-2014 09:03 AM

    New York: From Sydney to Dubai, revelers welcomed 2014 with extravagant fireworks displays, while London prepared to celebrate by spraying clouds of fruit-flavored mist and Chicago and San Francisco planned massive outdoor festivities. In New York, crowds gathered in Times Square for the annual New Year's Eve street party. By...
  • US: Obama calls for calm after Zimmerman acquittal 15-07-2013 09:00 AM

    US President Barack Obama called for calm on Sunday after the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, as thousands of civil rights demonstrators turned out at rallies to condemn racial profiling. Zimmerman, cleared late on Saturday by a Florida jury of six...
  • Millions gathering to count in the new year 31-12-2010 12:06 PM

    Adelaide: Enthusiastic Australians camped out at parks alongside the Sydney Harbour Bridge to win the best view of Friday's spectacular New Year's Eve fireworks kicking off celebrations around the world. As the clock ticked closer to 2011 across Asia, Vietnam's capital was preparing its first-ever official New Year's Eve countdown...
  • Top 10 places to celebrate New Year's eve 27-12-2010 12:29 PM

    New York: Break out the party favors and the bubbly it's almost time to ring in the New Year. To avoid another night in with the television, Men's website AskMen.com (www.askmen.com) offers its top 10 list of New Year's destinations for travelers keen to find fun out of town. Reuters...
  • Times Square bomber Shahzad sentenced to life 05-10-2010 08:26 PM

    New York: A Pakistani-born US citizen who tried to set off a car bomb in New York's busy Times Square was sentenced on Tuesday to life in prison. Faisal Shahzad, 31, pleaded guilty in June to a failed on May 1 bombing in Midtown Manhattan. He admitted to investigators he...
  • NY Times Square bomber plotted 2nd attack: US 30-09-2010 08:36 AM

    New York: In a shocking revelation, prosecutors have said Faisal Shahzad, the man who admitted trying to bomb Times Square, boasted that he thought it would kill at least 40 people and said he planned to detonate a second bomb in New York city two weeks after the first. The...
  • Pakistani man charged with funding NY bomb plot 16-09-2010 06:16 PM

    New York: A Pakistani immigrant pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to running an illegal money transfer business between Pakistan and the United States that was used to fund an attempt to bomb New York's Times Square. Mohammad Younis, 44, of suburban Long Island, provided failed Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad...
  • Shah Rukh Khan to appear in wax at Times Square 11-08-2010 11:37 AM

    New York: Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan will join the wax figures of the famous at the famed Madame Tussauds at Times Square here Thursday amid a performance by Bollywood dancers. The colourfully dressed troupe of dancers will perform to the soundtrack from Shah Rukh starrer My Name is Khan,...
  • Times Square reopens after another bomb scare 08-05-2010 10:38 AM

    The police cordoned off the area after finding a water cooler and a shopping bag left on the sidewalk. ...
  • Camera catches NY bomb scare suspect 04-05-2010 10:51 AM

    A surveillance video released by the New York Police shows a man changing shirts on a sidewalk and walking out of frame. ...
  • NY bomb scare: Pak origin man arrested 04-05-2010 08:36 AM

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  • NY car bomb may have international ties 04-05-2010 07:15 AM

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