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Former US Congresswoman’s shooter pleads guilty


August 8th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS/EFE) Jared Lee Loughner pleaded guilty Tuesday to the January 2011 mass shooting in Tucson, Arizona, that left six people dead and 13 wounded, including Congresswoman Gabrielle ... Read more...

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Leniency sought for Indian-American insider trading witness


July 17th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 17 (IANS) US prosecutors have made a plea for leniency for a former Indian-American executive of McKinsey & Co whose testimony helped convict Wall Street giants Raj ... Read more...

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Armstrong again faces doping charges


June 14th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) Seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong is facing new charges from the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA).The American, who has switched to the triathlon after retiring ... Read more...

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Rajat Gupta’s trial: Prosecutors play FBI wiretaps


May 25th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 25 (IANS) Prosecutors played a series of FBI wiretapped phone conversations in a bid to show that Goldman Sachs' former Indian-American director Rajat Gupta shared confidential information ... Read more...

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Rajat Gupta, Rajaratnam had animosity: defence lawyer


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 3 (IANS) The defence team of Goldman Sachs Group's Indian American director Rajat Gupta, accused of insider trading, is seeking material to show "animosity" between Gupta and ... Read more...

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India’s charges against Headley may make no material difference (Comment)


December 22nd, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
The decision by India's National Investigation Agency (NIA) to formally file charges against David Coleman Headley is unlikely to be of any material consequence for the convicted key Mumbai terror plotter ... Read more...

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Brazil seeking $10 bn from Chevron for oil spill


December 16th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 16 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian federal prosecutors are seeking 20 billion reais (some $10 billion) in damages from US oil supermajor Chevron and Swiss-based Transocean for an oil ... Read more...

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Former US governor sentenced to 14 years in prison


December 8th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Dec 8 (IANS) Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich was sentenced to 14 years in prison Wednesday, after being found guilty on 18 counts of corruption.The lengthy prison sentence ... Read more...

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Indian scientist charged with sending drug ‘recipes’ to India


December 1st, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) An Indian American scientist has been charged with emailing trade secrets from an American drug company to his brother-in-law in India, who was setting up a ... Read more...

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Headley desperately wanted FBI to make more arrests


October 20th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) As admitted Pakistani-American terrorist David Headley confessed to his role in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, he was desperate to see some arrests made lest he ... Read more...

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US media seeks release of Headley terror trial tape


October 8th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 8 (IANS) Key US media are seeking the release of a behind-the-scenes videotape of FBI agents interrogating admitted terrorist David Coleman Headley that was played in open court ... Read more...

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Ecuador toxic alcohol toll climbs to 50


September 3rd, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Quito, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) The toll from drinking toxic liquor in Ecuador has risen to 50 following the death of two more people, the health ministry said.The ministry also said ... Read more...

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Indian American couple evade taxes, gave out drugs illegally


August 5th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) An Indian-American couple who operated weight-loss clinics in Indiana faces federal drug and tax evasion charges for allegedly providing prescription weight-loss drugs to patients without performing ... Read more...

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19 Indians indicted for $60 mn medical fraud in US


August 3rd, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) US Federal prosecutors have charged 26 people, including 19 Indians, with participating in a scheme to defraud government Medicare and Medicaid services for the elderly of ... Read more...

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Headley, treasure trove of info on terrorism: Prosecution


June 8th, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, June 8 (IANS) US prosecutors have dubbed confessed Pakistani-American terrorist David Headley "an awful man" but defended a plea deal with him saying he carried a treasure trove of ... Read more...

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Mumbai terror trial winds down Tuesday


June 7th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, June 7 (IANS) Closing arguments are expected Tuesday in the trial of Pakistan-born Canadian businessman Tahawwur Rana who is accused of providing material support to Pakistan based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) ... Read more...

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Closing arguments Tuesday in Mumbai terror trial (Lead)


June 7th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, June 6 (IANS) The prosecution and the defence rested Monday in the Mumbai terror trial after jurors were shown the videotaped interrogation of Pakistan-born Canadian businessman Tahawwur ... Read more...

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Rielle Hunter dumped John Edwards


June 3rd, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports say John Edwards have been dumped by his former mistress. Edwards and Rielle Hunter famously had an affair which resulted in the end of the ... Read more...

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‘Pakistani military brass worried about Islamists within’


May 28th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) Top Pakistani military officials are increasingly concerned that their ranks are penetratedby Islamists who are aiding militants in a campaign against the state, says the Washington ... Read more...

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Headley dealt with Pakistan officials, ‘pleased’ with 26/11 (Lead)


May 25th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 25 (IANS) Putting Islamabad squarely in the dock, Pakistani American terror suspect David Coleman Headley has testified that he dealt with senior government officials and terrorists in Pakistan ... Read more...

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Headley was in touch with Pakistan officials, terrorists


May 25th, 2011 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 25 (IANS) A key plotter of the November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, Pakistani American David Coleman Headley, has testified that that he dealt with top government officials and ... Read more...

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Headley reveals rare details of Mumbai terror plot planning


May 24th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 24 (IANS) From how to pray without leaving the forehead indurated to the language of the train announcements at the Victoria Terminus station, the Pakistani planners of the ... Read more...

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ISI helped LeT in Mumbai attack: Headley (Lead)


May 24th, 2011 - 1:45 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 24 (IANS) Pakistani spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) provided support to terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in carrying out the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, Pakistani American David Coleman Headley ... Read more...

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Mumbai attack: US charges four top Pakistani terrorists (Lead)


April 26th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, April 26 (IANS) US federal prosecutors have added four top Pakistani terrorists linked to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit as accused for helping Pakistani-Canadian Tahawwur Rana to plot the November 2008 ... Read more...

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US charges 4 Pakistani terrorists in 26/11 Mumbai attack


April 26th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, April 26 (IANS) US federal prosecutors have added four top Pakistani terrorists tied to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) as accused in the case against Pakistani-Canadian LeT operative Tahawwur Rana for helping ... Read more...

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Online poker players to get their cash back


April 21st, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Online poker players who have accounts with some of the frozen websites were given something to cheer about when the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District ... Read more...

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89 illegal migrants found in truck


March 31st, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 31 (IANS/EFE) As many as 89 illegal immigrants, who displayed "evident signs of dehydration", were found inside the trailer of a truck in eastern Mexico, authorities said.The ... Read more...

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Secret tapes show Rajaratnam traded on tips from Goldman source


March 31st, 2011 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 31 (IANS) Hedge fund tycoon Raj Rajaratnam told a colleague in secretly taped telephone conversations that he would trade on a tip by a source on the ... Read more...

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Four people suspected of 19 kidnappings held in Mexico


March 28th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 28 (IANS/EFE) Four people suspected of belonging to a gang that kidnapped at least 19 people have been arrested here, authorities said.The four suspected Los Tartas gang ... Read more...

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Indian American ex-director violated Goldman Sach’s policies


March 24th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar. 24 (ANI): Goldman Sachs Chief Lloyd Blankfein has told a federal court jury here that former Indian American director Rajat Gupta had breached the bank's confidentiality in telling hedge ... Read more...

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‘Indian origin billionaire investor Rajaratnam accused of pocketing $4M on Hilton deal’


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): US federal prosecutors have said that Indian origin billionaire investor Raj Rajaratnam, founder of Galleon Group who was arrested over an alleged 20 million dollars insider trading scheme, ... Read more...

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Rajaratnam made millions on tips from Indian Americans


March 22nd, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) Hedge fund tycoon Raj Rajaratnam made $4 million in a day by doubling his stake in Hilton thanks to a tip from an Indian origin Moody's ... Read more...

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Former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta to take “leave of absence”


March 13th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.13 (ANI): Former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta is planning to take "leave of absence" from the management of the private equity fund New Silk Route which he co-founded five years ... Read more...

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US prosecutor says Rajat Gupta part of insider trading


March 5th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New York, March 5 (IANS) After the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), a US federal prosecutor has alleged that Indian-American Rajat Gupta, a former Goldman Sachs director, was part of ... Read more...

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Galleon fugitive Deep Shah located in India


March 5th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 5 (IANS) A former Indian-American Moody's analyst, who was declared a fugitive two years ago in the case of Galleon Group founder Raj Rajaratnam, has been located ... Read more...

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