January 30, 2023 16:58 (IST)
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Indian-origin woman dies after being hit by police vehicle: Report

Washington/IBNS: A 23-year-old Indian-origin woman has died after being struck by a Seattle police patrol vehicle in United States' South Lake Union, the Seattle police department said in a statement.

Black Lives Matter co-founder's cousin dies after being tasered by LAP

Washington: A cousin of Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors has died in the US state of California after the local police used a Taser on him following a traffic incident, which he presumably had caused, a body-cam footage published by the Los Angeles police showed.

Donald Trump's Twitter handle restored after Elon Musk's poll

San Francisco: Former US President Donald Trump’s Twitter account was restored after a thin majority of Twitteraties supported his return in a poll launched by the microblogging site’s new owner Elon Musk on Saturday.

US mid-term polls: Democrats to retain control of Senate after winning key Nevada race

Washington: The Democrats will maintain their hold in Congress after Catherine Cortez Masto won re-election in Nevada, handing a major victory to President Joe Biden, media reports said.

After Biden dubs Pak 'most dangerous nation', it leans on Russia for cheap fuel and wheat supplies

Amid a diplomatic row with the US, Pakistan Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has said that the country wants to import fuel from Russia but at the same rate supplied to neigbouring India, media reports said.

Death toll from Hurricane Ian jumps to dozens in US

Washington/UNI: As of Saturday evening, more than 30 people have been reportedly confirmed dead in the United States due to Hurricane Ian, including 28 in the southeasternmost state of Florida.

Putin grants Russian citizenship to US whistleblower Edward Snowden

President Vladimir Putin on Monday gave Russian citizenship to ex-US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, media reports said.

Education abroad: U.S. Mission in India issues highest-ever student visas in 2022

Kolkata/IBNS: The U.S. Mission in India has issued a record-breaking 82,000 student visas in 2022 till date.

US: Pilot threatens to crash plane into Walmart store in Mississippi

A pilot of a small plane, flying in circles for more than an hour, threatened to crash into a Walmart store in Tupelo, Mississippi on Saturday, media reports said, citing local police.

US President Joe Biden tests positive for Covid-19

Washington/UNI: US President Joe Biden has tested positive for Covid-19, the White House announced Thursday.

After Supreme Court ruling, abortion clinics across US close down

Washington: After a US Supreme Court ruling on Friday struck down American women's constitutional right to abortion, clinics across the country have started to pull their shutters down, BBC reported on Saturday.

US surpasses one million Covid-19 deaths

Washington/UNI: The death toll from the novel Coronavirus disease in the United States has officially surpassed one million, the Johns Hopkins University said on Wednesday.

10 people killed in US supermarket shooting

New York/UNI: At least ten people were killed by a gunman in a supermarket in Buffalo, New York State, local media reports said.

US: South Carolina man dies burying woman he strangled

Washington/IBNS: A US man died of a cardiac arrest in the backyard of his house in South Carolina as he was burying a woman he strangled, media reports said.

US Vice President Kamala Harris tests positive for Covid-19

Washington/IBNS: United States Vice President Kamala Harris tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday but is asymptomatic, The White House said in a statement.