Saturday, February 4, 2023

California

7 dead as California mourns 3rd mass killing in 8 days

A gunman killed seven people at two agricultural businesses in Northern California, plunging the state into mourning again in the wake of its third mass killing in eight days.Officers arrested a suspect in Monday’s shootings, 67-year-old Chunli Zhao, after...

Joe Biden on classified docs discovery: ‘There’s no there there’

A frustrated President Joe Biden said there is “no there there” when he was persistently questioned about the discovery of classified documents and official records at his home and former office.“We found a handful of documents were filed in...

Suspect in killing of Indian family in US arrested

The suspect in the kidnapping and murders of a Punjab-origin Sikh family of four, including an eight-month-old infant, in California had worked for the victims’ trucking business and had a longstanding feud with them, police said.“This (Thursday) evening, Jesus...

Kidnapped Indian-origin Sikh family found dead

Four members of an Indian-origin Sikh family, including an eight-month-old baby girl, who were kidnapped by an armed man in California earlier this week have been found dead in a rural orchard, authorities said as they were working to...

PIO nominated for Nature’s ‘Women in Science’ award

Indian-origin biomedical scientist Maitreyee Wairagkar has been shortlisted for the prestigious ‘Inspiring Women in Science’ award by leading scientific journal Nature for developing advanced neurotechnology using artificial intelligence (AI). Wairagkar, who is currently a post-doctoral scholar at the University...

California wildfire triples in size in just 24 hours

A deadly wildfire in Southern California that killed two people has tripled in size in just 24 hours, exploding from about 5,000 acres to over 18,600 acres, authorities said.The fast-moving Fairview Fire started on Monday afternoon near the city...

Ruiz Jr knocks Ortiz in unanimous decision win

Former world heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr knocked Luis Ortiz down three times en route to a unanimous decision win in their WBC title eliminator.The 32-year-old American, who is of Mexican heritage, dropped Ortiz twice in round two before...

At least 41 structures destroyed in California’s largest wildfire of 2022

At least 41 structures have been destroyed by the Oak Fire, now the largest wildfire this year in US western state of California, authorities said. The fast-moving wildfire that began on Friday afternoon near the Yosemite National Park in central...

A timeline of the career of Shinzo Abe

Born into a prominent political family, Shinzo Abe, who was fatally shot at a campaign event Friday in western Japan, had been the country’s longest-serving prime minister. While credited with bringing a degree of stability to Japan following a...

US Congress seeks probe of Fr Stan’s death

A resolution commemorating the life of Indian human rights defender Father Stan Swamy and seeking an independent investigation into the death of the Jesuit priest has been introduced in the US Congress, Congressman Juan Vargas has said.Vargas, the Representative...