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Proposed fur ban in New York pits animal welfare advocates against Black ministers

Each side has celebrity power: The anti-fur movement was represented by Tim Gunn, the “Project Runway” style guru; the pro-fur crowd had Safaree Samuels, a rapper and television personality.

Indian-origin woman in US convicted of killing 9-year old stepdaughter

Shamdai Arjun, 55, of Queens, New York was convicted of second-degree murder by a jury that deliberated for less than one hour before Queens Supreme Court Justice Kenneth Holder, who indicated that he would sentence her on June 3.


Luring refugees: New York cities desperate for people try a new strategy

Since assuming office, Trump has sharply reduced the number of refugees. The cap was set at 30,000 this fiscal year, down from 110,000 in the last fiscal year of the Obama administration. It is the lowest ceiling a president has ever placed on refugee admissions.

He was trained by Al-Qaida to bomb the NYC subway, and then he switched sides

The plot, which authorities called one of most dangerous terrorist conspiracies since the 9/11 attacks, was abandoned by Zazi and two others after they became fearful they were under scrutiny.

New York Archdiocese names 120 priests accused of sex abuse

The Archdiocese of New York says at least 120 priests accused of sexually abusing a child or having child pornography have worked there over decades.

Heiress pleads guilty in sex slave case

Clare Bronfman admitted in her plea in federal court in Brooklyn that she harboured someone who was living in the US illegally for unpaid "labor and services" and that she committed credit card fraud on behalf of Keith Raniere, the lead of a group called NXIVM.


Personal Chefs for Everyone: Bespoke House Calls in the Digital Age

Once the province of the ultra rich, employing an array of personal helpers has begun to filter into everyday life for many New Yorkers of means.

Indian-origin man in US jailed for life for sexually exploiting minor

Deepak Deshpande of California, who pleaded guilty in October last year, was sentenced by US District Judge Carlos Mendoza on Thursday.

Free: New York state slashes the practice of paying bail

Civil rights groups and defense lawyers see the measures as a turning point in a state where they say a progressive reputation hasn't matched reality for the accused.

International pickpocket gangs turn up in New York just to rob on its subway

The gangs tend to avoid detection longer than their local counterparts because they are new faces, and their lack of criminal histories in the city is to their advantage when they are caught.

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Sara Ali Khan 'wanders' through New York

Sara Ali Khan recently wrapped up the Delhi schedule of her untitled Imtiaz Ali film and then took off for a vacation to New York. She stars alongside Kartik Aaryan in the film.

Thousands dressed up in red-and-white for SantaCon 2015

SantaCon is an annual mass gathering and pub crawl in which people dressed in Santa Claus costumes or as other Christmas characters parade in several cities around the world. This year the SantaCon in New York took place on December 12. Here are some photos.


Narendra Modi arrives in New York for a five-day visit

Describing America as India's "natural global partner", Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in New York on Friday.

Priyanka Chopra launches new album 'I can't make you love me' in New York

Actress-singer Priyanka Chopra launched her new album 'I Can't Make You Love Me' in New York on Monday.

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Priyanka Chopra Stuns In Nude Satin Gown

Priyanka Chopra is super busy with her Hollywood films A Kid Like Jake and Isn’t It Romantic. But even then, she is making sure to constantly keep in touch with her fans. The actor, who is shooting in New York for her film Isn’t It Romantic, shared some pictures which hint that she might be […]

Cisco chairman, US India Business Council CEO meet PM Modi

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Cisco executive chairman John Chambers and President and Chief Executive Officer of US India Business Council Ajay Banga on Monday, bringing immense experience and passion in U.S.-India relations and business. Banga is a member of the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Economic Club of New York. He is a graduate of Delhi University and the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.


26/11 will be Pak.’s revenge against India: Lakhvi told Headley

Mumbai, Feb 12 (ANI): The 26/11 Mumbai terror attack convict David Coleman Headley’s 5th day of deposition began on Friday. Deposing before a special Mumbai court through video conferencing, he revealed that Lakhvi told him that 26/11 attack will be revenge to all bomb blasts planned by India in Pakistan. He further said that he visited Siddhivinayak Temple, made a video of the premises and purchased 15-20 sacred thread for 26/11 attackers so that they would look like Indians. He also told that he chose Cuffe Parade as the landing site for 26/11 attackers after visiting Gateway of India and Cuffe Parade. When he returned to Pakistan after his Mumbai visit from April 9th-15th, 2008, he met Sajid Mir and Major Iqbal to show them video of possible landing sites in India. He told the court that he was in Pakistan from April 15 to June 30, 2008, but during this period somewhere in May, he visited New York and Philadelphia.