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Louisiana truck driver who killed 2-yr-old daughter executed; death penalty carried out for second time this week in US
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Louisiana truck driver who killed 2-yr-old daughter executed; death penalty carried out for second time this week in US

The death penalty was administered to Alfred Bourgeois despite his lawyers arguing that he had an IQ that put him in the intellectually disabled category

US Election 2020 Louisiana profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more
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US Election 2020 Louisiana profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more

Louisiana, a southeastern US state on the Gulf of Mexico, is a melting pot of French, African, American and French-Canadian cultures

Six dead as Hurricane Laura makes landfall in Louisiana; US state sustains 'tremendous' damage, say authorities
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Six dead as Hurricane Laura makes landfall in Louisiana; US state sustains 'tremendous' damage, say authorities

Hurricane Laura, which struck the coast of Louisiana as a Category 4 storm on Thursday, is the most powerful storm to make landfall in the US state in living memory

Hurricane Laura makes US landfall: Category 4 hurricane leaves 4 dead, causes extensive property damage
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Hurricane Laura makes US landfall: Category 4 hurricane leaves 4 dead, causes extensive property damage

Laura made landfall near Cameron in Louisiana on Thursday, bringing catastrophic storm surge, extreme winds and flash flooding

Storm Marco expected to make landfall in Louisiana today; 'Laura' kills 11 in Dominican Republic, Haiti
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Storm Marco expected to make landfall in Louisiana today; 'Laura' kills 11 in Dominican Republic, Haiti

The National Hurricane Center cautioned that Storm Marco could still cause life-threatening storm surges and dangerous winds along the Gulf Coast

Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian American-owned Amneal Pharmaceuticals donates 3.4 mn hydroxychloroquine sulphate tablets to New York, Louisiana
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian American-owned Amneal Pharmaceuticals donates 3.4 mn hydroxychloroquine sulphate tablets to New York, Louisiana

Owned by philanthropic billionaire Chirag and Chintu Patel, New Jersey-based Amneal Pharmaceuticals, which is one of the largest US-based manufacturers, has also announced ramping up production of Hydroxychloroquine Sulphate at several of its manufacturing sites and expects to produce approximately 20 million tablets between now and mid-April

Donald Trump bet big on the Kentucky and Lousiana elections: Here's why he lost
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Donald Trump bet big on the Kentucky and Lousiana elections: Here's why he lost

When President Donald Trump showed up in Louisiana for the third time in just over a month to try to help Republicans win the governor's race, he veered off script and got to the heart of why he was staging such an unusual political intervention

Indian-American attorney Ravi Batra tells US Congress 'terror needs to be eradicated in Kashmir so freedom means something'
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Indian-American attorney Ravi Batra tells US Congress 'terror needs to be eradicated in Kashmir so freedom means something'

Terror needs to be eradicated, so rights and freedoms mean something, a top Indian-American attorney has said as US lawmakers underscored the importance of human rights in Jammu and Kashmir.

62-yr-old Indian-origin neurologist in US charged with conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud
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62-yr-old Indian-origin neurologist in US charged with conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud

Anil Prasad faces a possible maximum sentence of 30 years imprisonment and a $1.25 million dollar fine on both counts he is charged with.

Powerful storms sweep through southern US, kill 8 people, including three children; dozens sustain injuries
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Powerful storms sweep through southern US, kill 8 people, including three children; dozens sustain injuries

Nearly 90,000 customers were without electricity in Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Georgia in US as of midday Sunday

US Supreme Court blocks Louisiana law granting abortion centres immediate hospital access, day before legislation was to take effect
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US Supreme Court blocks Louisiana law granting abortion centres immediate hospital access, day before legislation was to take effect

The Supreme Court said that they will not allow Louisiana to put into effect a law that requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.

US Supreme Court facing litmus test on abortion after Louisiana doctors' plea to block law on access restrictions
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US Supreme Court facing litmus test on abortion after Louisiana doctors' plea to block law on access restrictions

A decision not to take up the case would encourage the American right-wing and evangelical movement to step up challenges to longstanding abortion laws.

Louisiana Police search for ‘armed and dangerous’ man accused of killing his parents and three others
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Louisiana Police search for ‘armed and dangerous’ man accused of killing his parents and three others

Authorities in Louisiana said they are searching for an "armed and dangerous" 21-year-old accused of killing his parents and three others in two separate but related shootings Saturday.

US winter storms will seven; Midwest, southwestern regions from Arizona to Texas hit hardest
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US winter storms will seven; Midwest, southwestern regions from Arizona to Texas hit hardest

Winter weather advisories were in effect Saturday for northern Indiana and southern Michigan. To the south, heavy rains were forecast in the central Gulf Coast, in the Florida Panhandle, and stretching east to the mid-Atlantic. Not all of the country suffered, though. The capital Washington enjoyed blue skies and a temperature around 14 degrees Celcius on Saturday.

Miami-based National Hurricane Centre issues tropical storm watch for New Orleans, Louisiana as potential cyclone approaches
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Miami-based National Hurricane Centre issues tropical storm watch for New Orleans, Louisiana as potential cyclone approaches

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) issued a tropical storm watch for parts of the US Gulf of Mexico Coast as a potential tropical cyclone expected. NHC has also issued a tropical storm watch for the New Orleans area and a flash flood watch for large parts of the Louisiana coast into the Houston area.

Texas and 6 other US states suing to end 'Dreamers' program as immigration grabs spotlight before midterm elections
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Texas and 6 other US states suing to end 'Dreamers' program as immigration grabs spotlight before midterm elections

Texas and six other states are suing to end once and for all a program that would protect some young immigrants from deportation. The lawsuit announced Tuesday comes a week after a federal judge in Washington ordered the Trump administration to resume the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

3 dead as storm blasts central US with heavy winds, rain and hail; over 200 flights cancelled in Minneapolis
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3 dead as storm blasts central US with heavy winds, rain and hail; over 200 flights cancelled in Minneapolis

A storm system stretching from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes buffeted the central US with heavy winds, rain, hail and snow, forcing flight cancellations, creating treacherous road conditions and killing at least three people

Donald Trump defends throwing paper towels into a crowd of survivors at hurricane-hit Puerto Rico
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Donald Trump defends throwing paper towels into a crowd of survivors at hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

Trump also said he had been treated unfairly by the media over relief efforts and said his response compared to that of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Hurricane Nate makes landfall at US Gulf Coast as Category 1 storm; threatens torrential rain, flooding
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Hurricane Nate makes landfall at US Gulf Coast as Category 1 storm; threatens torrential rain, flooding

Hurricane Nate made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River as a Category 1 storm packing winds of 85 miles per hour on Saturday night

Hurricane Nate: 25 dead in Central America; residents along US Gulf Coast begin evacuation
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Hurricane Nate: 25 dead in Central America; residents along US Gulf Coast begin evacuation

Hurricane Nate may strengthen on Saturday, threatening to hit the US central Gulf Coast with strong winds and storm surges after it killed at least 25 people in Central America.