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Chaos at Atlanta airport as convicted felon's gun goes off, 3 hurt: Police

Three people suffered non-life-threatening injuries after the 1.30pm shot in the security screening area at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said in a statement.
People gather to leave Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport after the reported shooting, in Atlanta, Georgia, (Reuters)
People gather to leave Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport after the reported shooting, in Atlanta, Georgia, (Reuters)
Published on Nov 21, 2021 06:46 AM IST
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Kim Kardashian flies down to Atlanta with kids, will 'co-parent' with Kanye West

The 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star Kim Kardashian has been flying her and Kanye West's four kids from Los Angeles to Atlanta so they can spend time with their dad and attend his second 'Donda' listening party amid divorce
Kim Kardashian flies down to Atlanta with kids, will 'co-parent' them with ex-husband Kanye West(File Photo)
Kim Kardashian flies down to Atlanta with kids, will 'co-parent' them with ex-husband Kanye West(File Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2021 09:08 PM IST
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Man’s final paycheck delivered to him in form of 90,000 oil covered pennies

Andreas Flaten said he left his job in November. He said he was owed the final check and had difficulty getting it, even turning to the Georgia Department of Labor to receive help.
Andreas Flaten's girlfriend Olivia Oxley took to Instagram to share a video of the pennies.(Instagram/@ox_isms)
Andreas Flaten's girlfriend Olivia Oxley took to Instagram to share a video of the pennies.(Instagram/@ox_isms)
Published on Mar 25, 2021 04:13 PM IST
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Hundreds gather in Atlanta to protest hate crimes against Asian Americans

The killings followed a year of mounting anti-Asian violence in the United States, which community leaders say is due to Asian Americans being blamed for the coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, China, in late 2019.
People hold placards during a
People hold placards during a "Stop Asian Hate" rally, following the deadly shootings, in Atlanta, Georgia, US. (REUTERS)
Published on Mar 21, 2021 05:04 AM IST
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Man charged with killing 8 people at Georgia massage parlors

A day after the shootings, investigators were trying to unravel what might have compelled 21-year-old Robert Aaron Long to commit the worst mass killing in the U.S. in almost two years.
Robert Aaron Long, 21, of Woodstock in Cherokee County poses in a jail booking photograph after he was taken into custody by the Crisp County Sheriff's Office in Cordele, Georgia, U.S. March 16, 2021.(via REUTERS)
Robert Aaron Long, 21, of Woodstock in Cherokee County poses in a jail booking photograph after he was taken into custody by the Crisp County Sheriff's Office in Cordele, Georgia, U.S. March 16, 2021.(via REUTERS)
Published on Mar 18, 2021 07:32 AM IST
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6 Asian women among 8 shot dead; suspect arrested: What happened in Georgia?

  • The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is assisting the Atlanta and Cherokee county authorities in the investigation of the shootings, according to agency's spokesman Kevin Rowson. So far, the authorities have not offered any possible motive for the shootings.
Crime scene tape surrounds Gold Spa after deadly shootings at a massage parlor and two day spas in the Atlanta area, in Atlanta, Georgia, US.(Reuters)
Crime scene tape surrounds Gold Spa after deadly shootings at a massage parlor and two day spas in the Atlanta area, in Atlanta, Georgia, US.(Reuters)
Updated on Mar 17, 2021 10:21 AM IST
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Georgia massage parlour shootings leave 8 dead, 1 suspect captured at Acworth

Atlanta Police Chief Rodney Bryant said three people were killed at a spa in northeast Atlanta, while a fourth person was killed at another spa across the street.
Atlanta police officers responding to a call of a robbery in progress at one spa around 5:50 p.m. found three women dead from apparent gunshot wounds, police said. While they were at that scene, they learned of a call reporting shots fired at another spa across the street and found a woman who appeared to have been shot dead inside the business.(AP)
Atlanta police officers responding to a call of a robbery in progress at one spa around 5:50 p.m. found three women dead from apparent gunshot wounds, police said. While they were at that scene, they learned of a call reporting shots fired at another spa across the street and found a woman who appeared to have been shot dead inside the business.(AP)
Updated on Mar 17, 2021 07:43 AM IST
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Atlanta chemical leak: Police says 5 have died, 10 injured

  • The leak did not cause an explosion, and its cause -- which is still unknown -- remains under investigation
There were
There were "5 fatalities confirmed on the scene" of the leak, police from Gainesville said after the incident. (HT Archive/Representaional Photo)
Updated on Jan 29, 2021 01:13 AM IST
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NASA posts pic of Atlanta from space in honour of Martin Luther King’s birthday

“Magical,” read one comment under the share.
The image shows Atlanta.(Instagram/@nasa)
The image shows Atlanta.(Instagram/@nasa)
Published on Jan 18, 2021 10:55 PM IST
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Democrats’ Georgia alliance is diverse and broad. Is it durable?

Black voters were driven by the possibility of Warnock becoming the state’s first Black senator, an achievement coveted even more coming two years after Democrat Stacey Abrams narrowly missed becoming the first Black female governor in US history.
Campaign ads for Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are seen on a wall near the John Lewis mural the day after the US Senate runoff elections in Atlanta, Georgia.(REUTERS)
Campaign ads for Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are seen on a wall near the John Lewis mural the day after the US Senate runoff elections in Atlanta, Georgia.(REUTERS)
Published on Jan 07, 2021 07:47 AM IST
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Atlanta | ByAssociated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh

Georgia campus on lockdown amid report of intruder

The school said via Twitter that the suspect was last seen near the Machinist Lodge on the Marietta campus at about 2:40 p.m.
The school is located in Marietta, about 20 miles (about 32 kilometers) north of Atlanta.(File Photo. Representative image)
The school is located in Marietta, about 20 miles (about 32 kilometers) north of Atlanta.(File Photo. Representative image)
Updated on Dec 07, 2020 02:52 AM IST
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Kennesaw | ByAssociated Press| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

Rome to not quarantine passengers coming from New York, Newark or Atlanta airports as Italy tries ‘Covid tested’ flights

Italy to soon approve an experiment of ‘Covid tested’ flights of Alitalia and Delta Air Lines from three US airports - New York, Newark and Atlanta so that passengers wouldn’t have to quarantine if they test negative for the coronavirus within 48 hours of departure and also upon arrival in Rome
Rome airport poised to try ‘Covid tested’ flights from US(Twitter/stevekrohn)
Rome airport poised to try ‘Covid tested’ flights from US(Twitter/stevekrohn)
Updated on Nov 27, 2020 08:11 AM IST
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Rome | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

The true meaning of Thanksgiving: Tyler Perry stands by the less fortunate

The filmmaker-actor funded the four-hour charity event that saw employees of his studio volunteer and help the families.
Tyler Perry opened his studios in Atlanta for four hours where his studio’s employees gave away food and gift cards to nearly 5000 families.
Tyler Perry opened his studios in Atlanta for four hours where his studio’s employees gave away food and gift cards to nearly 5000 families.
Updated on Nov 25, 2020 01:04 PM IST
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8 km-long line for Thanksgiving food giveaway in Atlanta

The Tyler Perry studio said it was out of food by 10 a.m. Sunday.
The image shows cars lined up for the food giveaway donated by Tyler Perry studios.(Twitter)
The image shows cars lined up for the food giveaway donated by Tyler Perry studios.(Twitter)
Updated on Nov 23, 2020 04:50 PM IST
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ATLANTA | ByAssociated Press | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury

Meet the fans behind some of the world’s biggest online cricket archives

These are regular men with full-time jobs who also spend hours every week poring over footage, tracing antecedents, cataloguing, saving and eventually posting bits of cricket history on YouTube and Twitter, to the delight of fans — and cricketers — around the world.
Some archives contain clips going as far back as the 1938 Ashes. Seen here is England batsman Len Hutton hitting a sweep shot during his record-breaking innings of 364 in the Ashes that year.(Popperfoto via Getty Images)
Some archives contain clips going as far back as the 1938 Ashes. Seen here is England batsman Len Hutton hitting a sweep shot during his record-breaking innings of 364 in the Ashes that year.(Popperfoto via Getty Images)
Updated on Oct 11, 2020 09:06 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByVanessa Viegas

New adviser giving Trump bad information on coronavirus, top US officials say

The White House insists it is not pursuing such a strategy, although Trump has mentioned it himself, and repeated on Monday his view that the United States was “rounding the corner” on the pandemic.
The United States, which has not had a coordinated federal-led response to the virus, has recorded more than 7.1 million Covid-19 cases and nearly 205,000 deaths, both the highest in the world.(AP)
The United States, which has not had a coordinated federal-led response to the virus, has recorded more than 7.1 million Covid-19 cases and nearly 205,000 deaths, both the highest in the world.(AP)
Published on Sep 29, 2020 05:45 AM IST
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Washington | ByReuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

Anger on US streets as cops let off over Black woman’s death

A grand jury returned three charges of wanton endangerment on Wednesday against fired officer Brett Hankison over shooting into a home next to Taylor’s with people inside.
A protester holds up a sign after a grand jury announced its decision in the case of Breonna Taylor’s death , in Louisville, Kentucky.
A protester holds up a sign after a grand jury announced its decision in the case of Breonna Taylor’s death , in Louisville, Kentucky.
Updated on Sep 25, 2020 02:40 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Louisville, Kentucky | ByAssociated Press, Louisville, Kentucky

Worker falls several stories in 2nd collapse at Atlanta site

The worker was taken to a hospital for treatment, and was alert and conscious, authorities said.
The man suffered leg injuries after falling eight to 10 floors, Atlanta fire spokesman Sgt. Cortez Stafford said.
The man suffered leg injuries after falling eight to 10 floors, Atlanta fire spokesman Sgt. Cortez Stafford said.
Published on Sep 13, 2020 04:10 AM IST
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Atlanta | ByAssociated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh

Parking deck collapse in Atlanta leaves five workers injured

A parking deck under construction in Atlanta partially collapsed on Friday, officials said, injuring five workers.
Video from news helicopters showed an injured worker lowered by crane from the collapsed section of the deck.(File photo for representation purpose)
Video from news helicopters showed an injured worker lowered by crane from the collapsed section of the deck.(File photo for representation purpose)
Updated on Sep 11, 2020 11:55 PM IST
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Tiger Woods now hopeful of having a busy golf schedule

The road begins Thursday with The Northern Trust, the first of three playoff events that culminate in Atlanta with the Tour Championship and the $15 million prize to the FedEx Cup champion.
Tiger Woods reacts after playing from the bunker on the 10th hole during the final round of the 2020 PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park. Mandatory Credit:(USA TODAY Sports)
Tiger Woods reacts after playing from the bunker on the 10th hole during the final round of the 2020 PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park. Mandatory Credit:(USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on Aug 20, 2020 10:26 AM IST
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Norton (US) | ByPress Trust of India

Frances Tiafoe has coronavirus, exits Atlanta tennis event

Tiafoe was scheduled to face Tennys Sandgren on Saturday in the weekend tournament involving eight top American men’s players at Life Time Fitness in Peachtree Corners. The event is allowing a limited number of fans and not requiring masks, though will provide them if requested.
United States' Frances Tiafoe celebrates after winning the second set against Andreas Seppi of Italy.(AP)
United States' Frances Tiafoe celebrates after winning the second set against Andreas Seppi of Italy.(AP)
Updated on Jul 05, 2020 12:13 AM IST
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ATLANTA | ByAssociated Press

Atlanta officer fired after fatal shooting of black man

Body camera footage released early Sunday by Atlanta police showed 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks appearing good-humored and largely cooperative with the two white officers after being found sleeping alone in a car blocking a Wendy’s drive-thru lane.
Former Atlanta Police Department officer Garrett Rolfe, who was fired after the shooting death of 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks, poses in an undated photograph released in Atlanta, Georgia.(via REUTERS)
Former Atlanta Police Department officer Garrett Rolfe, who was fired after the shooting death of 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks, poses in an undated photograph released in Atlanta, Georgia.(via REUTERS)
Published on Jun 14, 2020 11:29 PM IST
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Rayshard Brooks shooting: Protesters set Wendy’s restaurant on fire in Atlanta

Anti-racism protesters on Saturday sought to call attention to the death of another black man - who was found hanging from a tree in California.
Flames engulf a Wendy's restaurant during protests on Saturday, in Atlanta. The restaurant is where Rayshard Brooks was shot and killed by police on Friday evening.(AP Photo)
Flames engulf a Wendy's restaurant during protests on Saturday, in Atlanta. The restaurant is where Rayshard Brooks was shot and killed by police on Friday evening.(AP Photo)
Updated on Jun 14, 2020 09:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi

Atlanta police shoot, kill suspect after struggle

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said it was asked by the Atlanta Police Department to investigate the shooting of 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks, which happened at a Wendy’s restaurant late Friday.
Protestors hold a demonstration near the Wendy's fast food restaurant in Atlanta on Saturday, June 13, 2020.(AP photo)
Protestors hold a demonstration near the Wendy's fast food restaurant in Atlanta on Saturday, June 13, 2020.(AP photo)
Updated on Jun 14, 2020 12:10 AM IST
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Atlanta | ByAssociated Press | Posted by Niyati Singh

Hrithik Roshan, Salman Khan cancel international tours over coronavirus: report

Coronavirus continues to hit businesses and life at large; actors Hrithik Roshan and Salman Khan are the latest from the film industry to call off tours over COVID 19.
Hrithik Roshan and Salman Khan have cancelled their US trips.
Hrithik Roshan and Salman Khan have cancelled their US trips.
Updated on Mar 13, 2020 11:26 AM IST
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The mixed legacy of Leander Paes

His Olympics medal and doubles record stands out. But could he have done more?
Leander Paes’ legacy will always be his pioneering effort to put Indian tennis on the doubles map — an Indian-record of 18 Grand Slams titles and a world-record 42 wins in the format in the Davis Cup(ANI)
Leander Paes’ legacy will always be his pioneering effort to put Indian tennis on the doubles map — an Indian-record of 18 Grand Slams titles and a world-record 42 wins in the format in the Davis Cup(ANI)
Published on Dec 26, 2019 07:34 PM IST
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Family finds unusual ‘decoration’ hiding in Christmas tree... an owl

The family opened windows and doors near the tree hoping the owl would fly away, but it didn’t.
An owl nestled in a Christmas tree that belongs to Katie McBride Newman.(AP)
An owl nestled in a Christmas tree that belongs to Katie McBride Newman.(AP)
Updated on Dec 21, 2019 03:30 PM IST
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Atlanta | ByAssociated Press

Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi crowned Miss Universe 2019; Miss India-Universe Vartika Singh in Top 20

South Africa’s Zozibini Tunzi and Puerto Rico’s Madison Anderson were the top two contestants.
Zozibini Tunzi, of South Africa, takes her first walk as Miss Universe after winning the 2019 Miss Universe pageant at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. December 8, 2019. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage(REUTERS)
Zozibini Tunzi, of South Africa, takes her first walk as Miss Universe after winning the 2019 Miss Universe pageant at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. December 8, 2019. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 03, 2020 03:42 AM IST
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Donald Trump launches black outreach effort for 2020

Trump predicted he would win reelection in 2020 with “a groundswell of support from hardworking African American patriots.”
Trump spoke at the launch of a new “Black Voices for Trump” outreach initiative dedicated to “recruiting and activating Black Americans in support of President Trump(REUTERS)
Trump spoke at the launch of a new “Black Voices for Trump” outreach initiative dedicated to “recruiting and activating Black Americans in support of President Trump(REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 09, 2019 07:05 AM IST
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Atlanta | ByAssociated Press

Serial killer who preyed on older gay men executed in Florida

The execution itself proceeded with nothing unusual happening, other than Bowles speaking to himself perhaps in prayer before the procedure was carried out.
Gary Ray Bowles, a serial killer who preyed on older gay men during an eight-month spree that left six dead, was executed by lethal injection Thursday at Florida State Prison.(Getty Images/ (Representative Image))
Gary Ray Bowles, a serial killer who preyed on older gay men during an eight-month spree that left six dead, was executed by lethal injection Thursday at Florida State Prison.(Getty Images/ (Representative Image))
Updated on Aug 23, 2019 09:28 AM IST
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