May 23, 2024 18:01 (IST)
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Over 300 Indians, who were scammed into working as 'cyber slaves' in Cambodia, returns | Massive explosion at a factory in Thane, 20 evacuated | Mamata govt promoting Muslim League's agenda: BJP president JP Nadda after Calcutta HC's 'OBC quota' verdict | US opposes unilateral recognition of Palestine, says 'state should be achieved via talks' | Pune car accident: Grandfather of 17-year-old accused has underworld connections, paid Chhota Rajan to kill Shiv Sena corporator, chargesheeted

US opposes unilateral recognition of Palestine, says 'state should be achieved via talks'

Washington/IBNS: The Palestine state should be achieved through negotiations and not by unilateral recognition, the United States said in response to the move by Ireland, Spain and Norway, media reports said.

American airlines slammed for blaming 9-year-old girl in bathroom filming lawsuit

American Airlines has been slammed for blaming a 9-year-old girl in a lawsuit over the minor being filmed inside the bathroom of the plane, media reports said.

Antony Blinken says US, Australia, India, Japan have made important strides to advance free and open Indo-Pacific

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday said the US, Australia, India and Japan have made important strides to advance a free and open Indo-Pacific.

Canada’s stance on hate speech: A cause for concern

In a recent Nagar Kirtan event in Calgary, disturbing images emerged on social media depicting floats with effigies of Indian High Commissioner Sanjay Verma and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi dressed as prisoners.

USA: 30-year-old sex worker engages with over 200 clients despite knowing she is HIV-positive

An American sex worker from Ohio is claiming she engaged with over 200 clients despite knowing that she was HIV-positive, triggering the police to warn people who contacted her for the 'risky business' to immediately get themselves tested.

Over 321,000 U.S. children lost a parent to drug overdose from 2011 to 2021, study reveals

An estimated 321,566 children in the United States lost a parent to drug overdose from 2011 to 2021, according to a study(link is external) published in JAMA Psychiatry.

US: 12-year-old teen allegedly commits suicide after facing relentless bullying in Las Vegas school

A 12-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide after she was bullied for a year at a school in the USA, media reports said.

Two Chinese nationals arrested for laundering USD 73 million through shell companies tied to cryptocurrency investment scams

An indictment was unsealed at a court in the US state of California recently, charging two Chinese nationals alleging they played leading roles in a scheme to launder proceeds from cryptocurrency investment scams.

US teen dies of cardiac arrest after consuming spicy chip as part of social media challenge, reveals autopsy report

A 14-year-old has died of cardiac arrest in the USA after he took part in a social media challenge that dared people to eat extremely hot tortilla chip, media reports said.

US issues fresh guidelines for H-1B visa holders who have been laid off

New Delhi/IBNS: The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced fresh guidelines for H-1B visa holders who got terminated from their jobs after major corporations like Google, Tesla, and Walmart announced extensive layoffs, affecting the lives of many immigrant workers.

Ukraine is fighting for a free world, says Antony Blinken in his message during his guitar performance in Kyiv bar

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken took a red guitar in his hand and performed at a basement bar in Kyiv on Tuesday (May 14, 2024) where he expressed his support to the conflict-ravaged country and said the people of Ukraine are fighting for a free world.

Homeless woman in US lived inside grocery store sign board for a year

Midland (United States): In a bizarre incident, a homeless woman turned the rooftop sign of a Family Fare grocery store, located in Michigan's Midland, into a comfy living space with her innovation. It was discovered by a contractor who found an extension cord reaching the roof, according to USA Today.

Canada MPs probe rise in antisemitism at major universities

Ottawa/IBNS: Facing a rise in antisemitism and fear for their safety, Jewish students across major Canada university campuses are being forced to hide their identity after school administrators are failing to protect them from, a group of students said Wednesday.

Canada: Toronto gets $104.34 million in federal funding to support hosting FIFA World Cup 26

Toronto/IBNS: Toronto Mayor Olivia Chow has unveiled $104.34 million in federal funding in support of hosting six games in the FIFA World Cup 26.

US Police arrest dozens to clear off pro-Palestinian encampment at George Washington University

Washington DC/IBNS: Washington Police Wednesday cleared an encampment of pro-Palestinian protesters at US's George Washington University after making several pre-dawn arrests, media reports said.