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US removal of textbook with 'distorted' depiction of slavery from ...
New York, Jan 6 : A team of United Nations human rights experts is supporting a recent decision by a United States school district in Connecticut to remove offensive and inaccurate historical information about slavery from its classrooms.
'Ur tender yet 'wilder' eyes will be missed,' SRK bids adieu to Gene ...
New Delhi, Aug. 30 : Gene Wilder, who regularly stole the show with his comedic gems like 'The Producers,' 'Young Frankenstein,' 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory' and more, died on August 29 at his home in Stamford, Connecticut.
Mirza-Niculescu lift Connecticut Open title ahead of US Open
New Haven (Connecticut), Aug.28 : In what would serve as a confidence booster for Sania Mirza ahead of the US Open, the Indian tennis ace and her Romanian partner Monica Niculescu have lifted this year's Connecticut Open trophy with a straight sets victory in the finals of the women's doubles event.
'Bankrupt' 50 Cent seeks court's permission to pay mansion's bills
Washington, D.C. Sept 5 : Curtis Jackson aka 50 Cent has requested the court for permission to let him keep paying the bills of his mansion in Connecticut.
Cyient secures Pratt and Whitney 2014 Engineering Services ...
East Hartford, Connecticut, USA, Jan 29 : Leading global engineering solutions provider Cyient was awarded the 2014 Supplier Innovation Award at an annual supplier event held in East Hartford, Connecticut, USA and hosted by the Global Engineering Sourcing Group of Pratt and Whitney, a division ...
CPI terms US beer company using Gandhi's image as 'atrocious'
New Delhi, Jan. 4 : The Communist Party of India (CPI) on Sunday termed the use of Mahatma Gandhi's image by a United States beer manufacturing company as 'atrocious', adding that the American company should be more sensitive towards Indian sensibilities. "An alcohol company using Mahatma Gandhi ...
Gunman reported in Yale University campus
Connecticut, Nov 25 : The Yale University on Monday advised students and staff to stay indoors after a gunman was reported to be present at its campus, reports said.
Fake bomb: US man Accused sentenced
New Haven, Aug 2 : Deirdre M. Daly, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that Sean Doran, 21, of East Hampton, was sentenced on Thursday by Chief United States District Judge Alvin W. Thompson in Hartford to three years of probation for placing a fake bomb device ...
US: 2 men charged in drug-related murder
New Haven, Aug 1 : Deirdre M. Daly, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that a federal grand jury sitting in New Haven has returned an eight-count indictment charging Johnnie Jefferson, also known as "Jeezy," 23, and Trumaine HEarst, also known as "Man," 19, ...
US: Two trains collide; 60 injured
New York, May 18 : Two Metro-North passenger trains, which were moving in opposite directions, collided in southwestern Connecticut on Friday that left 60 people injured, officials said on Saturday.
Newtown man admits producing child pornography
New Haven, Feb 14 : David B. Fein, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that Edward F Wilson, 29, of Newtown, pleaded guilty on Wednesday before United States Magistrate Judge Thomas P. Smith in Hartford to one count of production of child pornography.
New York tightens gun laws
Governor Andrew Cuomo tightened New York's gun-control laws on Tuesday, making it the first state in the US to do so following the December shootout at a Connecticut elementary school that killed 26 people.
US: Prisoner admits assaulting another inmate
David B. Fein, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that Patricia A. Brown, a prisoner at the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) in Danbury, pleaded guilty on Tuesday before United States Magistrate Judge Donna F. Martinez in Hartford to one count of assault with a ...
Our hearts are broken: Obama on shooting
US President Barack Obama said the nation was heart-broken over one of the worst shooting incidents of America when a 20-year-old gunman killed at least 20 children and several adults in a Connecticut school on Friday morning.
18 children among 27 dead in U.S. school shootout
At least 27 people, including around 18 children, were shot and killed at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut on Friday morning, media reports said.
Litchfield man arrested on child porn charges
Litchfield man Richard Doyle was arrested on Tuesday and charged by federal criminal complaint with receipt, distribution, and possession of child pornography, announced David B. Fein, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, and Kimberly K. Mertz, Special Agent in Charge of the New ...
Enfield man sentenced for distributing narcotics
The United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut announced that 31-year-old Anthony Carusom also known as "Tone" of Enfield was sentenced on Friday by Senior United States District Judge Ellen Bree Burns in New Haven to 48 months of imprisonment, followed by one year of supervised ...
Bridgeport man sentenced for selling cocaine
David B. Fein, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that 33-year-old Frankie Velazquez, of Bridgeport, was sentenced on Thursday by Senior United States District Judge Ellen Bree Burns in New Haven to 120 months of imprisonment, followed by five years of supervised ...
Man admits robbing New Haven bank
David B. Fein, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that Douglas Hutchings, 40, of New Haven, pleaded guilty on Monday before United States District Judge Stefan R. Underhill in Bridgeport to one count of bank robbery.
US Hindus upset at Wesleyan Univ 'Holi' posters
Nevada, May 1 : A US based Hindu group said it is upset at the offensive posters which appeared on the campus of Wesleyan University (Middletown, Connecticut, USA) suggesting that students who have been celebrating Hindu festival of Holi were not allowed in Usdan, "a focal point of activity" on the ...
UN welcomes abolition of death penalty
New York, Apr 28 : The United Nations human rights office on Friday welcomed a new law in the state of Connecticut, in the United States, that abolishes the death penalty and urged other states to follow suit.
Hang on to who you are inside: SRK
New Haven, Connecticut, Apr 13 : After yet another hiccup at the New York airport immigration where he was detained for nearly two hours, Shah Rukh Khan finally reached Yale University to deliver a moving lecture to the students.