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  • Thousands of protesters expected in Washington, NYC over police killings 4 days ago

    Washington: Thousands of demonstrators were expected in Washington and New York on Saturday to protest the killings of unarmed black men by US police and to urge Congress to protect citizens. Organizers said the protests would be among the largest over police tactics and the killings of black males by officers...
  • Aam aadmi should also be able to fly business class: Arvind Kejriwal December 7, 2014

    Dubai/New Delhi: Under opposition fire, Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal defended travelling in business class to Dubai, saying it was his dream that an 'aam aadmi' should also be able to travel the same way. Kejriwal, who has drawn flak for flying business class, said his party wanted all round...
  • Top al-Qaeda leader shot dead by Pakistani military December 6, 2014

    Wana: Pakistani helicopter gunships swooped on a militant hideout in a predawn raid on Saturday and shot dead a top al-Qaeda operative who was wanted in the United States for planning to bomb the New York subway system, the military said. The Federal Bureau of Investigation had offered a $5 million...
  • Protests against police violence flare for third night in New York December 6, 2014

    New York: Protesters in New York and other cities staged a third night of rallies on Friday, denouncing the use of deadly force by police against minorities, even as prosecutors said they would consider charges against an officer in the fatal shooting of a unarmed black man in November. The slaying...
  • We need to ensure policy enforcement, we shall continue to protest, says Eric Garner's daughter December 5, 2014

    Protests continue in New York for the second day in a row after a grand jury in New York decided to acquit a white policeman in the death of a black man Eric Garner. CNN's Anderson Cooper spoke to Garner's daughter, she said, "We need to ensure policy enforcement. We...
  • Eric Garner death: Justice department to hold civil rights investigation into the case December 5, 2014

    Protests continue in New York for the second day in a row after a grand jury in New York decided to acquit a white policeman in the death of a black man Eric Garner. Thousands of New York citizens took to the streets in protest. The protesters carried signs that...
  • Hundreds gather in fresh New York race protests December 5, 2014

    New York: More than 500 people gathered in New York for a second night of protests against the chokehold death of an unarmed black father-of-six by a white officer. The crowd descended on Foley Square near New York police headquarters on Wednesday, carrying placards saying "Black Lives Matter," "Racism Kills" and...
  • Massive protests in New York after no indictment in Eric Garner's death December 4, 2014

    A grand jury in New York decided on Wednesday not to indict a white policeman in the death of a black man Eric Garner. The verdict has sparked outrage in New York, with thousands of citizens taking to the streets. ...
  • Photos: The first underground park in the world is under construction in New York City, all set to open by 2018 December 2, 2014

    New York City, famed for being a concrete jungle, could become the world's first city to build an underground park complete with grass, trees, park benches, and sunlight.Inspired by the city's High Line, an elevated rail line that was transformed into a public park in Manhattan's West Side, a team...
  • New York: East Coast storm hampers Thanksgiving travel November 28, 2014

    New York: A blast of rain and snow along the East Coast snarled traffic and disrupted flights for millions of Americans at the start of the long Thanksgiving weekend, traditionally the busiest time of the year for US travel. The nor'easter that formed over the Gulf of Mexico brought rain to...
  • New York snowstorm: Officials warn residents not to wait too long to evacuate November 24, 2014

    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 November 24, 2014

    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 November 22, 2014

    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 November 22, 2014

    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 November 21, 2014

    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 November 21, 2014

    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 November 20, 2014

    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 November 19, 2014

    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 November 19, 2014

    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' November 18, 2014

    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 November 16, 2014

    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...