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  World   Americas  19 May 2017

World, Americas, 19 May 2017

US: Man faces jail term for life for ‘accidentally’ choking woman to death during rough sex

DNA evidence on the victim’s costume led investigators to Clay and he was arrested.

19 May 2017 7:06 PM

US slap new sanctions on eight members of Venezuela's Supreme Court

Earlier, US ordered sanctions against Vice President Tareck El Aissami, accusing him of his major role in international drug trafficking.

19 May 2017 1:20 PM

US court sentences 2 to 3 years in jail for assaulting Sikh-American

Chase Little and Colton Leblanc were found guilty of felony assault and hate crime charges.

19 May 2017 1:02 PM

44-year-old Indian-American jailed for USD 33 million fraud in US

Navin Shankar Subramaniam Xavier, a resident of Florida, was sentenced to 15 years in prison by US District Judge Darrin Gayles in Miami.

19 May 2017 12:47 PM

Brazilian President Michel Temer refuses to resign over corruption charges

The Supreme Federal Tribunal opened an investigation into the accusations and lifted the seal on the recording.

19 May 2017 12:06 PM


Donald Trump says, 'very close' to name new FBI director

The president also replied 'he is' when asked whether Lieberman is a top candidate for the position.

19 May 2017 12:03 PM

US President Trump 's 2018 budget to include paid family leave plan

The proposal expands on a campaign pledge to provide paid maternity leave, which Trump adopted at the urging of his daughter Ivanka.

19 May 2017 11:48 AM

46-year-old Indian woman pleads guilty to call centre scam in US

Nilam Parikh along with three other Indian nationals committed the frauds, the US Justice Department said on Thursday.

19 May 2017 8:58 AM

Trump calls Russia probe 'witch hunt', denies any collusion

US intelligence suspects that Russian President Vladimir Putin orchestrated a sweeping campaign to tilt the vote in the Republican's favor.

19 May 2017 8:47 AM

US: 58-year-old Indian man detained at Atlanta airport, dies in custody

US Customs and Border Protection subsequently denied him entry into the country as he did not possess the necessary immigration documents.

19 May 2017 8:39 AM


FBI ex-chief to probe Donald Trump’s Russia affair

As special counsel, Mr Mueller will have greater autonomy to run his investigation than other federal prosecutors.

19 May 2017 6:07 AM