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A huge goldfish from the Keller lake, Minnesota.(Twitter/@BurnsvilleMN)

Gigantic gold fish crowd Minnesota lake, city issues advisory

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON JUL 14, 2021 11:58 AM IST
  • Burnsville in Minnesota shared an advisory post about huge goldfish crowding Keller lake.
Angie Golson, grandmother of Daunte Wright, and Naisha Wright, aunt of Wright, hold each other as they stand with other family members during a news conference with Attorney Ben Crump to respond to the charges against former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter, who shot and killed Wright days ago, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.(REUTERS)
Angie Golson, grandmother of Daunte Wright, and Naisha Wright, aunt of Wright, hold each other as they stand with other family members during a news conference with Attorney Ben Crump to respond to the charges against former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter, who shot and killed Wright days ago, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.(REUTERS)

Daunte Wright's family wants stiffer charge for Minnesota ex-cop

AP | | Posted by Prashasti Singh, Brooklyn Center
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2021 06:06 AM IST
Former Brooklyn Center police Officer Kim Potter was charged with second-degree manslaughter in Sunday's shooting of Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, during a traffic stop.
Police stand near a police cruiser after a rock was thrown at it in protest, Sunday, April 11, 2021, in Brooklyn Center, Minn. The family of Daunte Wright, 20, told a crowd that he was shot by police Sunday before getting back into his car and driving away, then crashing the vehicle several blocks away. The family said Wright was later pronounced dead. (AP Photo / Christian Monterrosa)
Police stand near a police cruiser after a rock was thrown at it in protest, Sunday, April 11, 2021, in Brooklyn Center, Minn. The family of Daunte Wright, 20, told a crowd that he was shot by police Sunday before getting back into his car and driving away, then crashing the vehicle several blocks away. The family said Wright was later pronounced dead. (AP Photo / Christian Monterrosa)

Minneapolis Police shoot dead Black man, 16km from where George Floyd was killed

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Joydeep Bose
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2021 02:12 PM IST
Tensions are running high in Minneapolis, already on edge and midway through the ongoing trial of Derek Chauvin, who is charged with murder and manslaughter, in George Floyd’s death. Not even a year later, a 20-year-old Black man, Daunte Wright, was fatally shot by the police on Sunday.
In a video from the trial over George Floyd's death, witness Lt. Richard Zimmerman of the Minneapolis Police Department can be heard testifying that officer Derek Chauvin's use of force was 'totally unnecessary'.(Court TV via AP)
In a video from the trial over George Floyd's death, witness Lt. Richard Zimmerman of the Minneapolis Police Department can be heard testifying that officer Derek Chauvin's use of force was 'totally unnecessary'.(Court TV via AP)

George Floyd murder trial: Top cop says use of force 'totally unnecessary'

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2021 02:11 PM IST
Trial over George Floyd's death: In what is being regarded as a 'devastating testimony', Minneapolis' longest-serving police officer, Lieutenant Richard Zimmerman, said in court that the use of force by former officer Derek Chauvin in the events that led to Floyd's death was "totally unnecessary".
The incident took place at Lake Superior (representational image).(Unsplash)
The incident took place at Lake Superior (representational image).(Unsplash)

Man struggles in water while rescuing dog, a surfer saves both

AP |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 26, 2021 09:57 AM IST
Duluth Police Lt. Robin Roeser said Darby Voeks, the surfer, will be awarded the department’s rare Police Partnership Award.
Tibetan Spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.(PTI)
Tibetan Spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.(PTI)

Last surviving bodyguard of Dalai Lama dies in Minnesota

Hindustan Times, Dharamshala | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 05:43 AM IST
Born in 1939, Anen Dawa was only 15 when he joined the personal army of the Dalai Lama in Norbulingka, Tibet.
People couldn’t stop praising the pilot.(Facebook/@Ramsey County Deputy’s Federation)
People couldn’t stop praising the pilot.(Facebook/@Ramsey County Deputy’s Federation)

Plane lands on highway amid traffic in Minnesota, US. Watch

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON DEC 04, 2020 10:43 PM IST
Minnesota Department of Transportation took to Twitter to share the video of the plane landing on a highway.
“Probably going to a wider beta in 2 weeks,” Musk said on Twitter, in a reply to a user asking if the software would be available in Minnesota.(Reuters file photo)
“Probably going to a wider beta in 2 weeks,” Musk said on Twitter, in a reply to a user asking if the software would be available in Minnesota.(Reuters file photo)

Tesla could widen release of ‘self-driving’ software in two weeks

By Reuters| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON NOV 28, 2020 02:21 PM IST
In October, Tesla released a beta, or test version, of what it calls a “Full Self Driving” software upgrade to an undisclosed number of “expert, careful” drivers.
A woman prepares to take a test for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in Staten Island, New York, US, November 10, 2020.(Reuters Photo)
A woman prepares to take a test for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in Staten Island, New York, US, November 10, 2020.(Reuters Photo)

US surpasses 1 million Covid-19 cases in November

New York | By Associated Press | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2020 08:06 AM IST
The alarming wave of cases across the US looks bigger and is more widespread than the surges that happened in the spring, mainly in the Northeast, and then in the summer, primarily in the Sun Belt. But experts say there are also reasons to think the nation is better able to deal with the virus this time around.
A combination picture of Joe Biden and Donald Trump campaigning during the US presidential election.(AFP)
A combination picture of Joe Biden and Donald Trump campaigning during the US presidential election.(AFP)

Trump addresses smallest rally, Biden hits him for blaming doctors for Covid toll

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 11:54 AM IST
Trump was speaking to an audience of merely 250 people in Rochester, Minnesota. And he was not happy about it.
Workers organize mail-in ballots to be sorted for the 2020 General Election in the United States.(AP Phptp)
Workers organize mail-in ballots to be sorted for the 2020 General Election in the United States.(AP Phptp)

Minnesota opts against asking Supreme Court to block mail-in ballots ruling

Washington | By Reuters | Posted by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2020 07:46 AM IST
The ruling, which is not the final word in the litigation, requires that ballots received after Election Day be separated from other ballots.
As of Friday, 388,535 of nearly 2 million requested absentee ballots remained outstanding, Secretary of State Steve Simon said.(REUTERS)
As of Friday, 388,535 of nearly 2 million requested absentee ballots remained outstanding, Secretary of State Steve Simon said.(REUTERS)

US Election 2020: Minnesota Democrats ramp up push for absentee ballot turnout

Minneapolis | By Associated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 06:15 AM IST
Thursday’s ruling by a three-judge panel of the 8th US Circuit Court of Appeals said absentees arriving after Election Day should be separated from other ballots, raising the specter that they could later be found to be invalid.
Donald Trump and Joe Biden both spent Friday crisscrossing the Midwest, the hardest-hit part of the nation in the latest surge of virus cases.(AFP)
Donald Trump and Joe Biden both spent Friday crisscrossing the Midwest, the hardest-hit part of the nation in the latest surge of virus cases.(AFP)

Donald Trump pitches ‘back to normal’ as Joe Biden warns of tough days

Waterford Township | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2020 06:01 AM IST
The Minnesota Department of Health has linked 28 coronavirus cases to other recent Trump campaign events in the state.
US President Donald Trump and US first lady Melania Trump leave after speaking during a Make America Great Again rally in Raymond James Stadium's parking lot October 29 in Tampa, Florida.(AFP)
US President Donald Trump and US first lady Melania Trump leave after speaking during a Make America Great Again rally in Raymond James Stadium's parking lot October 29 in Tampa, Florida.(AFP)

US early voting breaks records amid Facebook’s warnings of post-poll unrest

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 11:49 PM IST
Trump and his Democratic challenger Biden will campaign in Wisconsin and Minnesota, both battleground states. Biden will also be in Iowa, which he is hoping to flip, while Trump will visit Michigan, which he won in 2016.
Each finalist was evaluated on a series of challenges and the presentation of their completed innovation.(REUTERS)
Each finalist was evaluated on a series of challenges and the presentation of their completed innovation.(REUTERS)

Indian-American teen wins USD 25,000 for work on potential Covid-19 treatment

Houston | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 19, 2020 01:47 PM IST
Denise Rutherford, senior vice president of Corporate Affairs at 3M in his congratulatory message said that amidst the challenges of a global pandemic, quality STEM education for all has become an even more urgent need.
This file photo provided by the Minnesota Department of Corrections shows Edward Muhammad Johnson. Johnson, pleaded guilty Friday, Oct. 9, 2020 to first-degree murder for killing officer Joseph Gomm.(AP)
This file photo provided by the Minnesota Department of Corrections shows Edward Muhammad Johnson. Johnson, pleaded guilty Friday, Oct. 9, 2020 to first-degree murder for killing officer Joseph Gomm.(AP)

Man in prison for murder admits to killing Minnesota guard

Associated Press | By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON OCT 10, 2020 11:13 PM IST
Edward Muhammad Johnson, 44, pleaded guilty Friday to first-degree murder for killing Joseph Gomm. A judge immediately sentenced him under a state law that makes a life sentence mandatory for first-degree murder of a law enforcement officer.
US President Donald Trump gestures as he participates in the first 2020 presidential campaign debate with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.(Reuters image)
US President Donald Trump gestures as he participates in the first 2020 presidential campaign debate with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.(Reuters image)

Donald Trump says he ‘enjoyed’ debate with Joe Biden

Washington | By Associated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 01, 2020 04:00 PM IST
Donald Trump gloated about the television ratings the debate generated and ignored how contentious and unruly the debate quickly became, in large part thanks to his refusal to adhere to the moderator’s requests and the debate’s rules.
Veteran and Luzerne County employee Dino Ninotti holds a Flag of Honor during a 911 Ceremony Friday.(AP)
Veteran and Luzerne County employee Dino Ninotti holds a Flag of Honor during a 911 Ceremony Friday.(AP)

Police departments across US report 911 outage, some restored

Washington | By Asian News International | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2020 07:28 AM IST
According to a report by Russia Today, by around 8 pm (local time in Minnesota), some departments noted 911 service had been restored, however, the outages appeared to continue across various counties in Nevada and elsewhere.
US President Donald Trump.(Reuters)
US President Donald Trump.(Reuters)

Informed by reporters of Ginsburg’s death, Trump says she was ‘an amazing woman’

Bemidji | By Reuters | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2020 08:56 AM IST
In brief remarks to reporters before boarding the Air Force One following the Minnesota rally, Trump did not mention any potential plans to nominate a replacement for Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Duluth Mayor Emily Larson said the Trump campaign has far outpaced Biden in local yard signs — which indicates enthusiasm but may not ultimately affect the outcome.(AP file photo)
Duluth Mayor Emily Larson said the Trump campaign has far outpaced Biden in local yard signs — which indicates enthusiasm but may not ultimately affect the outcome.(AP file photo)

Trump and Biden hit unlikely battleground state of Minnesota

Duluth, Minnesota | By Associated Press| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2020 02:59 AM IST
Trump was headed to Bemidji, about 200 miles (320 kilometers) north of Minneapolis, while Biden campaigned n a suburb of Duluth, on the banks of Lake Superior and close to the Wisconsin border.
For all the work Donald Trump has put into the state of Minnesota, it may elude him again in November.(AP)
For all the work Donald Trump has put into the state of Minnesota, it may elude him again in November.(AP)

Donald Trump and Joe Biden hit unlikely battleground state of Minnesota

Minneapolis | By Associated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 18, 2020 11:57 AM IST
Since narrowly losing Minnesota in 2016, Donald Trump has focused relentlessly on the state in hopes that a victory this year could offset losses in other states.
YouTube’s interabled influencers break another stigma with their fairytale wedding(Instagram/hannahayl/shaneburcaw)
YouTube’s interabled influencers break another stigma with their fairytale wedding(Instagram/hannahayl/shaneburcaw)

‘I married my best friend’: YouTube’s interabled influencers break another stigma with their fairytale wedding

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2020 10:37 AM IST
YouTube’s influencer couple, Shane Burcaw and Hannah Aylward, has been breaking down stigmas by documenting their interabled relationship on their channel Squirmy and Grubs for four years before they finally got married on September 4 and shared pictures from their fairytale wedding
The gaps include figuring out how officials will keep track of who has gotten which doses and how they’ll keep the workers who give the shots safe, with enough protective gear and syringes to do their jobs.(HT File Photo)
The gaps include figuring out how officials will keep track of who has gotten which doses and how they’ll keep the workers who give the shots safe, with enough protective gear and syringes to do their jobs.(HT File Photo)

Health officials worry nation not ready for Covid-19 vaccine

Washington | By Associated Press| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 03, 2020 05:48 AM IST
In a four-page memo this summer, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told health departments across the country to draft vaccination plans by October 1 “to coincide with the earliest possible release of Covid-19 vaccine.”
The Democratic convention was held last week, almost entirely online.(REUTERS)
The Democratic convention was held last week, almost entirely online.(REUTERS)

Joe Biden says will campaign in person in US battleground states

Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2020 08:25 AM IST
Joe Biden made clear he would adhere to local guidelines and arrange to host events “without jeopardizing or violating state rules about how many people can in fact assemble.”
With vacation travel cancelled and other activities on hold, people are ready to escape on the water.(Unsplash)
With vacation travel cancelled and other activities on hold, people are ready to escape on the water.(Unsplash)

Sailing on blue waters: Boat buyers seek recreation while safely socially distancing amid pandemic

Yarmouth, Maine | By Associated Press | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2020 07:34 PM IST
People are looking for something to do and a safe place to go, at a time when the pandemic has raised safety concerns and limited recreational opportunities. Oceans, lakes and ponds are good places for people to socially distance while having fun at the same time.

George Floyd said ‘I can’t breathe’ 20 times

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Agence-France-Presse, Washington
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2020 04:03 AM IST
Transcripts of the police officers’ body camera footage, filed Tuesday in Minnesota state court by Thomas Lane, one of the officers involved in Floyd’s death, has revealed new details about his final moments.
Florence Pugh is known for her work in films such as Midsommar and Little Women.
Florence Pugh is known for her work in films such as Midsommar and Little Women.

Florence Pugh apologises for past cultural appropriation: ‘Black, Indian, Native American and Asian cultures are constantly used’

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Soumya Srivastava
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2020 08:11 AM IST
Actor Florence Pugh has apologised for the instances from her past when she participated in cultural appropriation.
The troopers eventually formed a line to protect the toppled statue so it could be taken away.(Reuters Photo)
The troopers eventually formed a line to protect the toppled statue so it could be taken away.(Reuters Photo)

Christopher Columbus statue pulled down in St. Paul during Black Lives Matter protest

Minnesota | By Associated Press| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2020 02:14 PM IST
A rope was thrown around the 10-foot bronze statue Wednesday afternoon and they pulled it off its stone pedestal.
Police around the country have encrypted their radio communications, often arguing that it’s a way to protect officers and block criminals from listening in on widely available phone apps that broadcast police radio channels.(Reuters Photo)
Police around the country have encrypted their radio communications, often arguing that it’s a way to protect officers and block criminals from listening in on widely available phone apps that broadcast police radio channels.(Reuters Photo)

Authorities probe radio, website disruptions during Black Lives Matter protests

Austin | By Associated Press| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2020 09:48 AM IST
Although the efforts to disrupt police radios and take down websites in Minnesota, Illinois and Texas aren’t considered technically difficult hacks, federal intelligence officials warned that law enforcement should be ready for such tactics as protests continue.
Universities are bracing for sharp downturns in international enrollments amid visa issues and travel concerns(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Universities are bracing for sharp downturns in international enrollments amid visa issues and travel concerns(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

Amid virus, US students look to colleges closer to home

New York | By Associated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2020 07:16 AM IST
Students are going for colleges that are closer to home because of the possibility of another outbreak that may force administrations to conduct classes online.
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