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Indian techie sentenced to nine years in US prison for sexual assault on flight; will be deported to India after jail term
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Indian techie sentenced to nine years in US prison for sexual assault on flight; will be deported to India after jail term

The incident happened on a nighttime Spirit Airlines flight from Las Vegas to Detroit in January. Prabhu Ramamoorthy, who came to the US on an H-1B visa in 2015, will be deported after he serves his sentence, a federal court in Detroit said as it sentenced the Indian national to nine years of imprisonment.

Portugal's prime minister Antonio Costa defends Cristiano Ronaldo amid rape accusation
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Portugal's prime minister Antonio Costa defends Cristiano Ronaldo amid rape accusation

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa has spoken out in defense of soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo, who has been embroiled in a rape accusation.

Cristiano Ronaldo denies 'fake news' rape accusation by former model Kathryn Mayorga as police reopen investigation
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Cristiano Ronaldo denies 'fake news' rape accusation by former model Kathryn Mayorga as police reopen investigation

Police said on Monday they had reopened an investigation into a rape accusation made by a former model who says soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo attacked her in his Las Vegas hotel penthouse suite in 2009.

Jaime Foxx denies charges of sexual misconduct, will seek legal action against accuser's 'false' police complaint
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Jaime Foxx denies charges of sexual misconduct, will seek legal action against accuser's 'false' police complaint

Jaime Foxx's lawyer reportedly issued a statement which included that the actor was seeking legal action against his accuser.

Watch: Marshmello dances his way to Bollywood with Shirley Setia on Kala Chashma in Las Vegas
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Watch: Marshmello dances his way to Bollywood with Shirley Setia on Kala Chashma in Las Vegas

During his India tour in 2016, the American DJ dropped Hindi classics like ‘Choli Ke Peeche Kya Hai’, ‘Chaiyya Chaiyya’ and ‘Kala Chashma,’ in order to show his love for Bollywood and the Indian culture.

US air force's F-16 jet crashes near Las Vegas; country's third aircraft accident in two days
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US air force's F-16 jet crashes near Las Vegas; country's third aircraft accident in two days

An American F-16 fighter jet crashed on Thursday near Las Vegas, the third US military aircraft crash in two days.

New York Open: Kevin Anderson ends Kei Nishikori's comeback run, sets up final against Sam Querrey
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New York Open: Kevin Anderson ends Kei Nishikori's comeback run, sets up final against Sam Querrey

Top seed Anderson downed Nishikori 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (7/4) in a gruelling 2hr 11min semi-final and will now play America's Sam Querrey in Sunday's final.

Las Vegas massacre: 'Person of interest' Daniel Haig has identity revealed due to court error
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Las Vegas massacre: 'Person of interest' Daniel Haig has identity revealed due to court error

A court error publicly revealed the name of a man identified as a person of interest in the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.

Samsung and Harman International unveil first set of components for autonomous driving and infotainment solutions at CES
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Samsung and Harman International unveil first set of components for autonomous driving and infotainment solutions at CES

Samsung unveiled an automotive camera system featuring collision warning, lane-departure warning, and adaptive cruise control, developed with Harman.

CES 2018 organisers attract criticism for not including women speakers or a code of conduct
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CES 2018 organisers attract criticism for not including women speakers or a code of conduct

CES, the showcase for the latest consumer electronics from televisions to self-driving cars, is known for mostly male attendees.

Indian accused of sexually assaulting 22-year-old woman on US flight with wife beside him
India

Indian accused of sexually assaulting 22-year-old woman on US flight with wife beside him

A 34-year-old Indian man has been arrested in the US for an alleged sexual assault on a woman passenger who fell asleep next to him on a flight

Two security guards shot dead in Las Vegas casino, shooter critically injured after turning gun on himself
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Two security guards shot dead in Las Vegas casino, shooter critically injured after turning gun on himself

Two Las Vegas security guards were shot while investigating a disturbance in a room at a hotel-casino and the suspected shooter is facing critical injuries

Las Vegas attack: All 58 victims died of gunshot wounds; gunman killed himself, reveals coroner's report
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Las Vegas attack: All 58 victims died of gunshot wounds; gunman killed himself, reveals coroner's report

All 58 victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting died of gunshot wounds, a coroner said Thursday, revealing that no one was trampled to death

Amazon announces new machine learning features for its cloud-computing business AWS
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Amazon announces new machine learning features for its cloud-computing business AWS

Despite being the pioneer and dominant player in the cloud computing market, AWS is playing catch-up to chief rivals Microsoft Corp and Google.

Gunman takes hostage, opens fire from Nevada high-rise; brings back chilling memories of Las Vegas shootout
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Gunman takes hostage, opens fire from Nevada high-rise; brings back chilling memories of Las Vegas shootout

A gunman with a hostage opened fire from the eighth floor of a luxury high-rise condominium in Nevada onto the streets below on Tuesday, authorities said. No injuries were reported

Islamic State audio clip calls for Las Vegas-style attack on Kumbh Mela, Thrissur Pooram; police traces source to Afghanistan
India

Islamic State audio clip calls for Las Vegas-style attack on Kumbh Mela, Thrissur Pooram; police traces source to Afghanistan

An audio clip in Malayalam, claiming to be from the Islamic State, has called for Las Vegas-style lone-wolf terror attacks on crowds at events such as the Kumbh Mela and Thirssur Pooram

Self-driving shuttle made by French startup Navya collides with a truck in Las Vegas on its first day
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Self-driving shuttle made by French startup Navya collides with a truck in Las Vegas on its first day

There were no reports of injuries and the shuttle did not suffer any major damage.

Denver Walmart shooting: Lenient gun control, security hurdles make such tragedies almost unavoidable
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Denver Walmart shooting: Lenient gun control, security hurdles make such tragedies almost unavoidable

Gun laws in Las Vegas are some of the most lenient in the US. In Nevada, people are allowed to carry firearms and do not even have to register themselves as a gun owner.

Nearly 900 killed, 2,000 injured in US gun violence since Las Vegas shooting, says media report
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Nearly 900 killed, 2,000 injured in US gun violence since Las Vegas shooting, says media report

Nearly 900 people have been killed and almost 2,000 injured by gun violence in the US since the deadly Las Vegas shooting at the beginning of this month

Las Vegas massacre: California student sues hotel, concert promoter and bump stock manufacturers
India

Las Vegas massacre: California student sues hotel, concert promoter and bump stock manufacturers

A California student injured in the Las Vegas massacre has filed a lawsuit against a hotel, concert promoter and bump stock manufacturers, claiming that they were all liable.