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Six shot dead in Texas

Texas, July 10 (IBNS) At least six people were shot dead at a house near the US city of Houston, media reports said on Thursday.

USA pledges to back LGBT rights worldwide

Washington, June 21 (IBNS) The Department of State in USA has joined the world in celebrating LGBT Pride Month and reaffirmed its commitment to the promotion and protection of the human rights of LGBT persons around the globe.

Lone US soldier freed in Afghanistan

Washington, June 1 (IBNS): The only United States prisoner, who was in captivity of the Taliban militants in Afghanistan since the war in the country, was handed over to U.S. Special Operations forces on Saturday, in exchange of the freedom of five Taliban detainees.

UN welcomes new US Supreme Court death penalty ruling

New York, May 31 (IBNS): Citing a new ruling issued by the United States Supreme Court, the United Nations human rights office on Friday touted this latest development as a watershed moment in the country's rulings regarding the use of the death penalty against people with mental and intellectual disabilities.

Tennessee man indicted for cross burning

Memphis, May 23 (IBNS) A federal grand jury in Nashville, Tennessee, on Thursday returned a three-count indictment against Timothy Flanagan, 33, formerly of Giles County, Tennessee, currently residing in Hudson, Florida, charging him with federal offenses for his role in a cross-burning in front of an interracial family’s home in Minor Hill, Tennessee, the Department of Justice and U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Tennessee announced.

Sex with 7-year-old: US man jailed for 30 ys

Baltimore, May 13 (IBNS) U.S. District Judge Roger W. Titus sentenced Anthony Palomino-Coronado, age 21, of Laurel, Maryland, today to 30 years in prison, followed by lifetime supervised release, for sexual abuse of a minor to produce child pornography.

US: Former eBay executive pleads guilty to insider trading charges

Philadelphia, May 10 (IBNS) Christopher Saridakis, 45, of Wilmington Delaware, pleaded guilty on Friday to securities fraud for giving another person confidential information about a company’s stock.

Washington man sentenced for robbing banks

Washington, May 9 (IBNS) Chief U.S. District Judge Deborah K. Chasanow sentenced Keith McBride, age 25, of Washington, D.C., on Thursday to 42 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for conspiring to commit bank robbery.

US: Man pleads guilty to explosives charge

Los Angeles, May 6 (IBNS) A man who left pipe bombs in a residential neighborhood in Palm Springs near the residence of an ex-girlfriend—and who became a fugitive after escaping from custody in a related case—pleaded guilty on Monday to a federal charge of possession of an unregistered destructive device.

FBI arrests suspect in kidnapping of 11-year boy

New Orleans, May 2 (IBNS) FBI special agents from the New Orleans Violent Crime Task Force and Child Exploitation Task Force late Wednesday arrested Deborah Boyd, age 48, in connection with the kidnapping of 11-year-old Tyreon Brim.

US: Man charged in mortgage fraud scheme

Pittsburgh, May 1 (IBNS) A resident of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge of bank and wire fraud conspiracy, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced on Wednesday.

Maryland man sentenced for attempted sex trafficking

Minneapolis, Apr 30 (IBNS) United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Maryland man convicted of attempted trafficking with respect to involuntary servitude and forced labor was sentenced on April 22, 2014, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

US: Man pleads guilty to federal voluntary manslaughter

Albuquerque, Apr 29 (IBNS) Jason Yazzie, 31, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation who resides in Fruitland, New Mexico, pleaded guilty Monday morning to voluntary manslaughter and assault charges.

US: Man pleads guilty to possession of pipe bombs

Springfield, Apr 25 (IBNS) Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced on Thursday that Justin A. Vangilder, 21, of Shiloh, Illinois, pled guilty today in federal district court in East St. Louis to an indictment charging him with three counts of possession of an unregistered firearm/explosive bomb.

Former Houston police officer indicted

Houston, Apr 24 (IBNS) Former Houston Police Department (HPD) officer Marcos E. Carrion, 36, has surrendered to authorities, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson on Wednesday.