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Jersey City shooting: Six people, including police officer and two suspects, killed after gun battle at supermarket
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Jersey City shooting: Six people, including police officer and two suspects, killed after gun battle at supermarket

Video shot by Jersey City residents recorded loud volleys of gunfire reverberating along one of the city's main streets and showed a long line of law enforcement officers pointing guns as they advanced, yelling to bystanders, 'Clear the street! Get out of the way!'

US official Ken Cuccinelli claims Statue of Liberty poem welcoming immigrants applies only to Europeans
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US official Ken Cuccinelli claims Statue of Liberty poem welcoming immigrants applies only to Europeans

Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services, said the famous inscription on the Statue of Liberty, welcoming 'huddled masses' of immigrants to American shores, was referring to receive migrants 'who can stand on their own two feet'

India's 'Statue of Unity' becomes the tallest statue in the world; here is how it fares against other structures
India

India's 'Statue of Unity' becomes the tallest statue in the world; here is how it fares against other structures

The Statue of Unity, formed in the memory of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and inaugurated on his birth anniversary 31 October, has become the tallest statue in the world.

Sardar Patel statue unveiling latest updates: Narendra Modi calls world's tallest statue an 'answer to those who question India's unity'
India

Sardar Patel statue unveiling latest updates: Narendra Modi calls world's tallest statue an 'answer to those who question India's unity'

Sardar Patel statue unveiling LATEST updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that it is a historic moment for all Indians as the country is honouring its great leader Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

All you need to know about Ram Vanji Sutar, sculptor behind the Statue of Unity, 50 other sculptures of politicians
India

All you need to know about Ram Vanji Sutar, sculptor behind the Statue of Unity, 50 other sculptures of politicians

A graduate of Mumbai's JJ School of Art, Ram Vanji Sutar is a recipient of the Padma Bhushan in 2016 and the Padma Shri in 1999 for his contributions to the arts. He also received the Tagore Award in October 2018

Sardar Patel statue: Narendra Modi to unveil 182-metre-tall 'Statue of Unity' today; will be world's tallest such memorial
India

Sardar Patel statue: Narendra Modi to unveil 182-metre-tall 'Statue of Unity' today; will be world's tallest such memorial

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday will dedicate to the nation The Statue of Unity, a 182-metre statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, which is also the worlds' tallest statue so far.

Narendra Modi on Mann ki Baat: 'Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel united India post partition, saved J&K from aggressors'
India

Narendra Modi on Mann ki Baat: 'Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel united India post partition, saved J&K from aggressors'

In his monthly 'Mann ki Baat' radio address, Narendra Modi also urged the youth to participate in large numbers in the 'run for unity' being organised on 31 October to mark Sardar Patel's birth anniversary

India spends $430 million on Statue of Unity in Gujarat; Narendra Modi to inaugurate 182-metre-high project on 31 October
India

India spends $430 million on Statue of Unity in Gujarat; Narendra Modi to inaugurate 182-metre-high project on 31 October

A 182-metre-high tribute to independence icon Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Gujarat, named the Statue of Unity, will be the first to dwarf the Spring Temple Buddha in China, currently the world's biggest statue at 128 metres in height.

Police arrests woman who climbed base of Statue of Liberty to protest Donald Trump's 'zero tolerance' immigration policy
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Police arrests woman who climbed base of Statue of Liberty to protest Donald Trump's 'zero tolerance' immigration policy

An immigrant woman who scaled up the stone pedestal of the Statue of Liberty to protest president Donald Trump's controversial "zero tolerance" immigration policy has been arrested after a three hour-long standoff with the police.

Donald Trump aide says Statue of Liberty's 'huddled masses' poem has little to do with immigrants
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Donald Trump aide says Statue of Liberty's 'huddled masses' poem has little to do with immigrants

Senior White House aide Stephen Miller told reporters the poem written by Emma Lazarus about the "huddled masses" is not part of original Statue of Liberty

Donald Trump ally Chris Christie under fire for lounging on closed New Jersey beach
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Donald Trump ally Chris Christie under fire for lounging on closed New Jersey beach

He's a Donald Trump ally with abysmal approval ratings and now the governor of New Jersey has sparked fresh outrage after being photographed lounging on a beach closed to the public because of a government shutdown.

Banner reading 'Refugees Welcome' unfurled atop Statue of Liberty
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Banner reading 'Refugees Welcome' unfurled atop Statue of Liberty

A banner reading "Refugees Welcome" was unfurled atop the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty. National park police officers were investigating how the banner got on, the NBC News reported.

German magazine's controversial cover depicts Donald Trump beheading Statue of Liberty
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German magazine's controversial cover depicts Donald Trump beheading Statue of Liberty

German magazine Der Spiegel sparked controversy on Saturday with a front cover illustration of US President Donald Trump beheading the Statue of Liberty.

Sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 flies by Statue of Liberty, lands in New York
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Sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 flies by Statue of Liberty, lands in New York

Solar Impulse 2 circled the statue and cruised along the Manhattan skyline before turning back south for the landing at Kennedy International Airport.

Stonehenge, Statue of Liberty in danger from climate change: UN
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Stonehenge, Statue of Liberty in danger from climate change: UN

The United Nations on Thursday listed 31 protected sites threatened by sea level rise, drought and other climate change effects.

Solar Impulse completes latest leg on record-breaking flight
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Solar Impulse completes latest leg on record-breaking flight

The sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 aircraft landed in the US state of Pennsylvania Wednesday, completing the latest leg of a record-breaking flight around the world to promote renewable energy.

Monumental debut: Taj Mahal and Statue of Liberty welcome 'sister' Eiffel Tower on Twitter
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Monumental debut: Taj Mahal and Statue of Liberty welcome 'sister' Eiffel Tower on Twitter

In a perfect New Year greeting, the Taj Mahal and Statue of Liberty warmly greeted the Eiffel Tower as the 126-year-old monument joined the micro-blogging site Twitter for the first time this week.

Statue of Liberty inspired by Arab woman guarding Suez Canal
World

Statue of Liberty inspired by Arab woman guarding Suez Canal

The Statue of Liberty, a symbol of democracy and freedom that has greeted countless immigrants to US shores.

The great Indian eyesore: Spare us the super-sized Sardar Patel
Politics

The great Indian eyesore: Spare us the super-sized Sardar Patel

In the battle of words over Narendra Modi's pet project, few have bothered to point out the unavoidable fact of its ugliness. The harsh reality is that no flesh-and-blood human being -- however revered -- looks attractive when super-sized.