Arizona

  • Jason Day outlasts Dubuisson to win thrilling Match Play 24-02-2014 09:24 AM

    Jason Day fended off a stunning fightback by Frenchman Victor Dubuisson to clinch the biggest title of his career with a one-up victory after 23 holes in the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship final in Marana, Arizona on Sunday. A commanding three up lead after 12 holes on an afternoon of...
  • Tiger Woods to skip Match Play Championship in Arizona 07-02-2014 10:13 AM

    Jupiter: Tiger Woods is skipping the Match Play Championship in Arizona in two weeks. Woods announced on his website Thursday that he wasn't planning to compete in the first World Golf Championship. He says his plan was to attend the Sochi Olympics in Russia before his girlfriend and champion skier...
  • US: Teen girl charged as adult in strangulation case during a sex act 23-01-2014 12:46 PM

    Phoenix: A 16-year-old girl who police say strangled a man during an apparent sex act has been charged as an adult with second-degree murder, authorities said on Wednesday. Jason Ash, 43, was found dead on Saturday evening in a Glendale apartment. According to court records, he was discovered lying on...
  • Now, have your name etched on NASA's asteroid-bound chip 16-01-2014 03:36 PM

    So what if you can't go to space? You can send your name there! US space agency NASA is inviting people around the world to submit their names to be etched on a microchip aboard a spacecraft headed to an asteroid in 2016. The microchip will travel to the asteroid,...
  • Apple to open manufacturing plant in Arizona 05-11-2013 05:42 PM

    Seattle: Apple Inc will open a manufacturing facility in Arizona in partnership with mineral crystal specialist GT Advanced Technologies Inc to make sapphire materials for Apple's popular electronics devices. The project will provide 700 manufacturing jobs in the first year and 1,300 construction and associated jobs in Mesa, Arizona, according...
  • US sees surge of asylum seekers from India: Report 09-09-2013 08:15 PM

    The United states has seen a mysterious surge of asylum seekers from India entering America illegally through the southwestern desert state of Arizona bordering Mexico, according to a media report. Hundreds, and perhaps thousands, of Indians over the past year have asked for asylum claiming to fear they may be...
  • Arizona Governor Jan Brewer to lead trade delegation to India 21-08-2013 12:17 AM

    Arizona Governor Jan Brewer will lead a delegation to India this week to increase trade ties and promote his State's competitive business climate, expand investment opportunities and foster a long-term relationship. "Arizona deeply values its relationship with India, and recognises the potential for meaningful and mutual business investment. It's essential...
  • US: 19 firefighters die battling deadly Arizona fire 01-07-2013 10:17 AM

    Yarnell: Gusty, hot winds blew an Arizona blaze out of control Sunday in a forest northwest of Phoenix, overtaking and killing 19 members of an elite fire crew in the deadliest wildfire involving firefighters in the US for at least 30 years. The "hotshot" firefighters were forced to deploy their...
  • 91-year-old US man sets weightlifting record 15-06-2013 11:46 AM

    Phoenix: A barrel-chested 91-year-old strongman from Arizona shattered the world record for the bench press in his dwindling age group, with a lift of 187.2 pounds - some 50 pounds more than the previous record. Sy Perlis bested the record of 135 pounds set in 2005 during a national competition...
  • US: 4-year-old boy accidentally kills father in Arizona 08-06-2013 07:26 PM

    Prescott Valley: Authorities in northern Arizona say a 4-year-old boy has accidentally shot and killed his father at a Prescott Valley home. Prescott Valley police say the shooting occurred just after noon Friday. The 35-year-old man and his young son were visiting from Phoenix and were at a friend's house....
  • Arizona gunman who shot Gabrielle Giffords gets seven life terms 09-11-2012 01:00 AM

    Tucson: Convicted Tucson gunman Jared Loughner was sentenced to seven consecutive life terms plus 140 years in prison on Thursday for killing six people and wounding 13 others, including former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, in a rampage in 2011. Loughner, 24, a college dropout with a history of psychiatric disorders, was...
  • A part of the world to turn back clocks this weekend 04-11-2012 10:18 AM

    Washington: Most Americans will be able to get an extra hour of sleep this weekend thanks to the annual shift back to standard time. Officially, the change occurs at 2 am on Sunday, but most people will set their clocks back before hitting the sack on Saturday night. Remember, it's...
  • Egypt military wants civilian govt: McCain 26-06-2011 11:33 PM

    Cairo: Egypt's military rulers are committed to a quick transition to civilian administration, two leading US senators said on Sunday after meeting the general who heads the ruling council. John McCain, R-Arizona and John Kerry, D-Massachusetts, visiting Egypt at the head of a US business delegation, said it was in...
  • Winds challenge crews battling wildfires in US 20-06-2011 08:52 AM

    Phoenix: Authorities ordered more evacuations on Sunday as crews battling a pair of wildfires in Arizona and on the New Mexico border faced extremely high winds that drove flames across containment lines and toward populated areas. The new evacuations were near the southern Arizona city of Sierra Vista, where the...
  • Giffords responds to verbal commands 11-01-2011 11:05 AM

    Houston: US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was critically injured after she was shot in her head at a close range by an assailant in Arizona, was able to respond to basic verbal commands and even managed to give a thumbs-up, doctors treating her have said. Medical officials in the intensive...
  • US congresswoman shot, battles for life 09-01-2011 10:06 PM

    Tuscon: US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords battled for her life on Sunday after an assailant shot her in the head and killed six others in a rampage that has launched a debate about extreme political rhetoric in America. The 40-year-old Democratic lawmaker was in critical condition and doctors were cautiously optimistic...
  • US Congresswoman among 12 shot at in Arizona 09-01-2011 09:27 AM

    Tucson: A federal judge was killed and a Congresswoman gravely wounded on Saturday in a shooting outside a Tucson, Arizona, grocery store, according to police and government officials. In all, six people died and 12 were wounded in the shooting, including US Rep Gabrielle Giffords, D-Arizona, according to Rick Kastigar,...
  • Dwindling number of Pearl Harbor survivors 07-12-2010 05:24 PM

    Honolulu: Navy veteran Louis Conter was a young sailor standing watch on the quarterdeck of the USS Arizona when Japanese bombers swarmed the skies over Oahu and attacked the U.S. Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor 69 years ago. Within minutes that Sunday morning, the Arizona itself had exploded in flames,...
  • Eight-year-old gangraped by playmates in US 24-07-2009 08:59 AM

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  • Woman gives birth to sextuplets 12-06-2007 11:23 AM

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  • Vote if you want to be a millionaire 03-11-2006 08:51 AM

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  • The Bagdad without an 'H' 01-11-2006 03:10 PM

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