US man gets 77 years in prison for 2017 murder of Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla

A Kansas man who opened fire last year in a suburban Kansas City bar, killing an Indian immigrant in what federal prosecutors have called a hate crime, was sentenced to life in prison on Friday.
May 05, 2018 13:06 IST

US to mull slashing S. Korea troops

President Trump has ordered the Pentagon to prepare options for drawing down American troops in South Korea, just weeks before he holds a landmark meeting with North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un, according to several people briefed on the deliberations.
Mark Landler May 05, 2018 00:00 IST

Trump assures Hasina of support

President Donald Trump has assured Bangladesh of US support in dealing with the Myanmar Rohingya refugee crisis, a Bangladeshi official said on Friday.
May 05, 2018 00:00 IST

Twitter to users: Change passwords

Twitter Inc urged its more than 330 million users to change their passwords after a glitch caused some to be stored in readable text on its internal computer system rather than disguised by a process known as "hashing".
May 05, 2018 00:00 IST

May fends off Labour dare

Despite mounting troubles over Britain's withdrawal from the EU, Prime Minister Theresa May and her Conservative Party emerged relatively unscathed from local elections, according to results released on Friday.
Stephen Castle May 05, 2018 00:00 IST

Hawaii volcano sparks evacuations

The eruption of lava from the Kilauea volcano forced residents in two subdivisions on the island of Hawaii to evacuate on Thursday.
New York Times News Service May 05, 2018 00:00 IST

Musk's bonehead jibe sparks stock slide

Investors seemed to take another big quarterly loss from Tesla in stride. At least until the company's chief executive, Elon Musk, started talking.
Matt Phillips May 05, 2018 00:00 IST

Donald caught with payment pants down

President Donald Trump on Thursday directly contradicted his earlier statements that he knew of no payment to Stormy Daniels, the pornographic film actress who says she had an affair with him, to buy her silence.
New York Times News Service and Reuters May 04, 2018 00:00 IST

Nobel Literature prize 2018 will be given next year, as awarding body is mired in scandal

The Nobel Prize in literature will be not awarded this year following sex-abuse allegations and other issues within the ranks of the Swedish Academy that selects the winner.
May 04, 2018 13:44 IST

Giuliani veers off script, sparks furore

Rudolph W. Giuliani has been President Trump's lawyer for only a few days, and already he is causing political explosions.
Michael D. Shear May 04, 2018 00:00 IST

Trump nominated for Nobel

Donald Trump has been formally nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize for the US President's efforts to solve the North Korean nuclear tensions.
The Daily Telegraph May 04, 2018 00:00 IST


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