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Seventeen US states sue Donald Trump's administration over forced separation of migrant families at US-Mexico border
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Seventeen US states sue Donald Trump's administration over forced separation of migrant families at US-Mexico border

An immigrant rights group sued Trump's administration on behalf of detained asylum-seekers in Washington state who have been separated from their children.

Nearly 100 Indians languish in two detention centres in US; MEA says monitoring situation closely
India

Nearly 100 Indians languish in two detention centres in US; MEA says monitoring situation closely

Satnam Singh Chahal, of the North American Punjabi Association (NAPA), believes that thousands of Indians, with overwhelming majority of them being from Punjab, are languishing in jails in the US.

Scientists develop drug to freeze cancer cells, keep them from spreading
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Scientists develop drug to freeze cancer cells, keep them from spreading

Scientists have developed a drug compound that may freeze cancer cells and kill them, thus keeping them from spreading throughout the body

52 Indian asylum-seekers detained in Oregon under Trump's zero-tolerance policy; claim they are locked up for 23 hours a day
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52 Indian asylum-seekers detained in Oregon under Trump's zero-tolerance policy; claim they are locked up for 23 hours a day

Some of the Indians detained in the US under Trump's immigration policy identified themselves as Sikhs and Christians fleeing persecution by the Hindu majority in India.

Indian family of four found dead after vehicle plunged into California river; Thottapillys had gone missing during rainstorm
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Indian family of four found dead after vehicle plunged into California river; Thottapillys had gone missing during rainstorm

The Thottapilly family was on a road trip to Oregon and were returning to their home in California, when they went missing.

Thottapilly family SUV that plunged into swollen river in California found with 2 bodies inside; young boy still missing
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Thottapilly family SUV that plunged into swollen river in California found with 2 bodies inside; young boy still missing

Local rescuers searching for a Indian family whose SUV plunged into a rain-swollen Northern California river have found the vehicle and the body of a man and a girl inside it. Sandeep Thottapilly, 41, vice president of the Union Bank on Santa Clarita, and his wife Soumya Thottapilly, 38, were on a road trip along with their two children — Siddhanth, 12 and Saachi, 9 — in a maroon Honda Pilot from Portland, Oregon to San Jose in Southern California, during which they went missing on 5 April.

Rajneesh aide Ma Anand Sheela talks of new Netflix documentary Wild Wild Country, and controversial past
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Rajneesh aide Ma Anand Sheela talks of new Netflix documentary Wild Wild Country, and controversial past

Ma Anand Sheela — one of the central figures in the new Netflix docu series Wild Wild Country — spoke with Firstpost about her days as Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh's secretary, and the head of his ill-fated Oregon commune

Derailed Amtrak train in Washington state was travelling 80 mph in 30 mph zone, says US transport authority
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Derailed Amtrak train in Washington state was travelling 80 mph in 30 mph zone, says US transport authority

The passenger train that derailed in Washington state was traveling 80 miles per hour in 30 miles per hour zone, transport investigators have said

Look before you tweet: Man complains of high auto fares in Tamil Nadu, mistakenly tags US police department
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Look before you tweet: Man complains of high auto fares in Tamil Nadu, mistakenly tags US police department

A man who tweeted about high fares charged by autorickshaws during a visit to a hill station in Tamil Nadu accidentally tagged state police department in US recently

15 states, District of Columbia sue Donald Trump administration over ending DACA: 'President's plan cruel, shortsighted'
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15 states, District of Columbia sue Donald Trump administration over ending DACA: 'President's plan cruel, shortsighted'

Fifteen states and the District of Columbia sued the US government to block President Donald Trump's plan to end protection against deportation for young immigrants who New York's attorney general labeled the "best of America."

'Great American Eclipse': Thousands throng US streets to witness historic event
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'Great American Eclipse': Thousands throng US streets to witness historic event

On Monday, the United States witnessed its first total eclipse in 99 years , casting a shadow for almost 90 minutes from the coast of Oregon to South Carolina

US's first total eclipse in 99 years: Millions travel to see event as cities prepare for Great American Eclipse
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US's first total eclipse in 99 years: Millions travel to see event as cities prepare for Great American Eclipse

When a total solar eclipse sweeps across the United States, people gathering in Charleston, South Carolina, will be the last on the continent to experience it.

British Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah has no regrets on calling time on glittering track career
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British Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah has no regrets on calling time on glittering track career

Mo Farah will race his last 10,000m on the IAAF circuit at the Golden Spike meet in the northeastern Czech city of Ostrava on Wednesday.

Pro-Donald Trump free speech rally draws hundreds of counter protesters in Portland, Oregon
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Pro-Donald Trump free speech rally draws hundreds of counter protesters in Portland, Oregon

Dozens of Portland police officers and yellow crime tape tried to keep the various groups separated during the events

Thousands arrested in US as people picket and protest against Donald Trump on May Day
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Thousands arrested in US as people picket and protest against Donald Trump on May Day

Tens of thousands across the country peacefully chanted, picketed and protested against President Donald Trump's immigration and labor policies on May Day, despite a small pocket of violent unrest in the Pacific Northwest.

US court dismisses a lawsuit challenging lottery system for H-1B visa
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US court dismisses a lawsuit challenging lottery system for H-1B visa

A US court has dismissed a lawsuit that challenged the lottery system adopted to determine successful applicants for H-1B visas, the most sought after by Indian IT firms and professionals.

In a shift, Trump assails U.S. protesters, then praises their 'passion'
| Reuters
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In a shift, Trump assails U.S. protesters, then praises their 'passion' | Reuters

By Ian Simpson and David Ingram | WASHINGTON/NEW YORK WASHINGTON/NEW YORK U.S. President-elect Donald Trump denounced Americans who protested against his election and hours later praised them on Friday, underscoring contradictions that have raised questions about his leadership style."Love the fact that the small groups of protesters last night have passion for our great country. We will all come together and be proud!" Trump tweeted early on Friday.It was a sharp shift in tone from his tweet hours earlier dismissing the demonstrators in eight cities as "professional protesters, incited by the media."The contradictory tweets were further evidence of Trump's mixed messages since he announced his candidacy 17 months ago.

Trump praises protesters' 'passion' after calling them 'unfair'
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Trump praises protesters' 'passion' after calling them 'unfair' | Reuters

By Ian Simpson and Gina Cherelus | WASHINGTON/NEW YORK WASHINGTON/NEW YORK U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Friday praised demonstrators for being passionate about their country, just hours after he accused them of being "professional protesters" incited by the media."Love the fact that the small groups of protesters last night have passion for our great country. We will all come together and be proud!" Trump tweeted early on Friday.

Anti-Donald Trump protests: Divided America takes to the streets from West coast to heartland cities
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Anti-Donald Trump protests: Divided America takes to the streets from West coast to heartland cities

The raw divisions exposed by the presidential race were on full display across America on Wednesday, as protesters flooded city streets to condemn Donald Trump's election in demonstrations that police said were mostly peaceful.

Thailand's King Bhumibol takes final journey past grieving subjects
| Reuters
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Thailand's King Bhumibol takes final journey past grieving subjects | Reuters

By Andrew R.C. Marshall and Panarat Thepgumpanat | BANGKOK BANGKOK Buddhist monks on Friday chanted prayers over the remains of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the riverside Grand Palace in Bangkok, ahead of a traditional royal cremation that will need months to prepare.The world's longest-reigning monarch, worshipped as a father figure during his 70-year reign, died on Thursday in a Bangkok hospital, where he had been treated for years for illnesses affecting his lungs, kidneys, brain and blood