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Bernie Sanders led Nevada’s presidential caucuses based on early returns(AP)

Bernie Sanders takes the lead in Nevada Democratic caucuses

Las Vegas | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2020 05:40 AM IST
Sanders has emerged as the front-runner in the party’s national race, even as establishment-minded Democrats raise concerns about the self-described democratic socialist’s ability to defeat President Donald Trump this fall.
Three people were killed in a shooting at a Walmart store. (Representative image)(Reuters File Photo)
Three people were killed in a shooting at a Walmart store. (Representative image)(Reuters File Photo)

3 killed in shooting at Walmart store in US: Report

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 10:32 PM IST
In August, a man killed 22 people at an El Paso, Texas, Walmart and injured 26 others. He is accused of deliberately targeting Mexicans and has pleaded not guilty.
Antonio Basco, husband of El Paso victim Margie Reckard, being comforted by a visitor.(Reuters image)
Antonio Basco, husband of El Paso victim Margie Reckard, being comforted by a visitor.(Reuters image)

He invited public to attend wife’s memorial, and hundreds turned up

El Paso | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON AUG 18, 2019 04:51 AM IST
An outpouring of some 10,000 messages and more than 900 floral arrangements, some from as far away as Asia, came flooding in.
Philadelphia: Police officers escort a bystander away from the scene of a shooting, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, in the Nicetown neighborhood of Philadelphia. AP/PTI(AP8_15_2019_000012B)(AP)
Philadelphia: Police officers escort a bystander away from the scene of a shooting, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, in the Nicetown neighborhood of Philadelphia. AP/PTI(AP8_15_2019_000012B)(AP)

Six US police wounded in Philadelphia shooting

Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2019 12:06 PM IST
All of the officers were later released from hospital, but police Commissioner Richard Ross Jr said that in 30 years he had never seen so many officers shot over such a long period of time.
President Donald Trump endorsed an expansion of background checks for U.S. gun buyers.(AFP photo)
President Donald Trump endorsed an expansion of background checks for U.S. gun buyers.(AFP photo)

Donald Trump endorses background checks, rules out assault-weapons ban

Bloomberg | By Justin Sink and Alex Wayne
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 10:14 AM IST
“I’m looking to do background checks,” Trump told reporters as he departed the White House on Wednesday to visit the two violence-stricken cities. “I think background checks are important.”
US President Donald Trump speaks about the mass shootings from the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in Washington, DC, August 5, 2019.(AFP)
US President Donald Trump speaks about the mass shootings from the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in Washington, DC, August 5, 2019.(AFP)

Donald Trump condemns white supremacy, skips gun law reforms

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2019 09:17 AM IST
Thirty people died in back-to-back shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio over the past weekend.
Police keep watch outside Walmart near the scene of a mass shooting which left at least 20 people dead on August 3, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. A 21-year-old male suspect was taken into custody. At least 26 people were wounded.(AFP)
Police keep watch outside Walmart near the scene of a mass shooting which left at least 20 people dead on August 3, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. A 21-year-old male suspect was taken into custody. At least 26 people were wounded.(AFP)

13 hours, 2 cities, 29 shot dead in US

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 04, 2019 11:50 PM IST
Authorities are investigating the possibility it was a hate crime, working to confirm whether a racist, anti-immigrant screed posted online shortly beforehand was written by the suspect
A woman reacts after a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, U.S. August 3, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez(REUTERS)
A woman reacts after a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, U.S. August 3, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez(REUTERS)

‘Enough is enough’: Calls for gun-law reforms in light of shootings in US

Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2019 10:37 AM IST
Republicans’ ties to the gun lobby, specifically the NRA, have foiled every effort to legislate even the smallest of changes.
A woman reacts after a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, U.S. August 3, 2019.(REUTERS)
A woman reacts after a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, U.S. August 3, 2019.(REUTERS)

El Paso shooter left an anti-immigrant manifesto, backed Christchurch killer

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2020 04:10 AM IST
If the post, titled “The inconvenient truth”, is verified to have been written by the alleged shooter Patrick Crusius the shooting will be investigated as a hate crime
Police are seen after a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, on August 3, 2019.(Reuters Photo)
Police are seen after a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, on August 3, 2019.(Reuters Photo)

3 Mexicans among 20 killed in mass shooting at Walmart store in Texas

Mexico City | By Reuters
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2019 09:56 AM IST
Six Mexicans were injured in the Texas shooting, including a 10-year-old girl, said Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard on Twitter.
Conditions at the centers have been a flashpoint since May when the watchdog warned of similar conditions at facilities in the El Paso, Texas sector, west of the Rio Grande Valley, with migrants held for weeks instead of days, and adults kept in cells with standing room only.(AFP)
Conditions at the centers have been a flashpoint since May when the watchdog warned of similar conditions at facilities in the El Paso, Texas sector, west of the Rio Grande Valley, with migrants held for weeks instead of days, and adults kept in cells with standing room only.(AFP)

‘Help, 40 days here’: Photos show migrants crammed into US border facilities

Washington/New York | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2019 08:03 AM IST
A report issued by investigators for the Department of Homeland Security said supervisors raised concerns for the health and safety of detainees and agents, warning that the overcrowding represented a “ticking time bomb.”
President Donald Trump charged ahead Monday with his pledge to build a wall at the US-Mexico border.(AP File Photo)
President Donald Trump charged ahead Monday with his pledge to build a wall at the US-Mexico border.(AP File Photo)

In El Paso, Donald Trump and Beto O’Rourke go head-to-head over US-Mexico border wall

El Paso, Texas | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2019 10:36 AM IST
Standing in a packed stadium under a giant American flag and banners saying “FINISH THE WALL,” Trump insisted that large portions of the project are already under construction and vowed to fulfil his 2016 campaign promise regardless of what happens in Congress.
This June 2018 photo shows protesters walking along Montana Avenue outside the El Paso Processing Center, in El Paso, Texas. Federal immigration officials are said to be force feeding some of the immigrants who have been on hunger strike for nearly a month inside the Texas detention facility.(AP)
This June 2018 photo shows protesters walking along Montana Avenue outside the El Paso Processing Center, in El Paso, Texas. Federal immigration officials are said to be force feeding some of the immigrants who have been on hunger strike for nearly a month inside the Texas detention facility.(AP)

Detainees on hunger strike, including those from India, being force-fed in US facilities

Associated Press | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2019 11:04 AM IST
The men with nasal tubes are having persistent nose bleeds, and are vomiting several times a day, said Amrit Singh, whose two nephews from the Indian state of Punjab have been on hunger strike for about a month.
The entire Twitter thread has gone insanely viral all over the internet(Twitter/@LilaaBites)
The entire Twitter thread has gone insanely viral all over the internet(Twitter/@LilaaBites)

ICYMI: 13-year-old steals mom’s BMW. The moment she catches him is crazy viral

By Amrita Kohli
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2018 10:56 AM IST
Watch the video to see what happened when the mother caught the boy
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