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US seizes stolen statues from Indian art dealer


July 28th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 28 (IANS) US authorities have seized several stolen sandstone and bronze statues and other cultural artefacts with an estimated value of more than $20 million from a ... Read more...

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Indian-American jeweller pleads guilty to illegal ivory sales?


July 13th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 13 (IANS) Two New York jewellers, one of them an Indian-American, have pleaded guilty to charges of selling and offering for sale illegal elephant ivory with a ... Read more...

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Strauss-Kahn free to return to France


August 24th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn Tuesday expressed his relief at seeing the end of the "nightmare" in his first remarks to the press since he ... Read more...

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Charges dropped against Strauss-Kahn (Lead)


August 24th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 23 (IANS) New York State Supreme Court Justice Michael Obus Tuesday dismissed the criminal sexual assault charges against former head of International Monitory Fund Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Prosecutors move to drop charges against Strauss-Kahn


August 23rd, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 23 (IANS/EFE) Prosecutors Monday asked New York state Judge Michael Obus to drop all charges against former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn for sexual assault and attempted rape."Manhattan ... Read more...

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Strauss Kahn rape case delayed again


July 27th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former International Monetary Fund Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s appearance in court has been postponed until the 23rd of August. The postponement became necessary because investigators have pleaded ... Read more...

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Ex-IMF chief Strauss Kahn’s court hearing postponed


July 12th, 2011 - 7:12 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 12 (IANS) The court hearing of former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn in a case related to sexual assault on a hotel maid ... Read more...

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Ex-IMF chief Strauss-Kahn released as case teeters (Lead)


July 2nd, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 2 (IANS) Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was released from house arrest Friday as the sexual assault case against him moved another step closer ... Read more...

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Ex-IMF chief Strauss-Kahn released


July 2nd, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 1 (IANS) Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was released by a judge in New York Friday on his own recognizance, following serious credibility issues ... Read more...

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Ja Rule to begin his prison sentence today


June 9th, 2011 - 1:13 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rapper Ja Rule will begin his two-year jail sentence on Wednesday (the 8th of June). Ja Rule is expected to report to the officials at Upstate ... Read more...

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Strauss-Kahn indicted, gets bail (Second Lead)


May 20th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 20 (IANS) Hours after he resigned as International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief, jailed Dominique Strauss-Kahn was given bail after being indicted on charges of trying to ... Read more...

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‘Dating Game Killer’ Rodney Alcala Charged With New Murder Cases


January 28th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Serial killer Rodney Alcala, better known as the 'Dating Game Killer,' has been charged with the mysterious death of two other women in the 1970's. On ... Read more...

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Grammy Nominated Rapper Ja Rule Pleades Guilty To Firearm Charge


December 14th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rapper Jeffrey Atkins aka Ja Rule has landed himself in hot water after police found out semi-automatic firearm from the backseat of his luxury car, the ... Read more...

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Indian American hired ‘hit man’ to kill rape accuser


November 13th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) An Indian American limo driver jailed on a rape charge here tried to hire a hit man to kill the victim - using a picture of her ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell denies lying under oath in perfume case


November 5th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 5 (ANI): Naomi Campbell's rep has dismissed claims that the supermodel lied under oath while testifying in a legal battle with her former agent.Campbell's former rep, Carole White, and ... Read more...

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More than 50 NYC cabbies accused of doubling fares by fixing their meters


September 23rd, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Sep 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Many residents of the New York City didn’t have a clue that they were being charged double the fare for their cab ride, by ... Read more...

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Well-respected US Judge resigns in disgrace amid pornography scandal


August 27th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 27 (ANI): A veteran US Criminal Court judge has resigned in disgrace after investigators uncovered pornography on his courthouse computer.Judge James D. Gibbons, 47, who spent 14 years as ... Read more...

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Michael Enright Held Without Bail For Slashing Muslim Cab Driver


August 26th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey New York, Aug 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After a Muslim cab driver was brutally attacked by 21-year-old film student Michael Enright for his religion on Tuesday, the Manhattan district attorney on ... Read more...

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Caroline Giuliani Taken Into Custody For Shoplifting


August 5th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Caroline Giuliani, the daughter of former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani was taken into custody yesterday on suspicion of shop lifting cosmetic materials from Sephora ... Read more...

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The Daughter Of Rudy Giuliani Detained On The Charge Of Shoplifting At A Cosmetological Sore In Manhattan


August 5th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 05, 2010 (Just Flashed): Republican Rudy Giuliani happens to be an accomplished lawyer and also the earlier mayor of New York City. Caroline Giuliani happens to be the younger ... Read more...

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Maura Tierney Makes A Comeback With A New Role


June 16th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former 'ER' star Maura Tierney is all set to return too American TV screens with ABC's new drama series 'The Whole Truth'.After battling breast cancer ... Read more...

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Art dealer pleads guilty to duping De Niro, McEnroe among others in $120M fraud case


March 19th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 19 (ANI): Lawrence Salander, a New York art dealer, has pleaded guilty to duping tennis star John McEnroe and actor Robert De Niro among others in a nearly 100 ... Read more...

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Halderman pleads guilty for trying to extort David Letterman


March 10th, 2010 - 5:22 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – Robert Joel Halderman intended to extort $2 million from TV host David Letterman, but the 48 Hours producer pled guilty Tuesday.“Robert Joel Halderman’s guilty plea ... Read more...

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Manhattan launches Cybercrime and Identity Theft Bureau


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:22 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) – The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday the formation of the Cybercrime and Identity Theft Bureau.This bureau will re-focus, enhance and expand the resources and abilities ... Read more...

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Manhattan launches Major Economic Crimes Bureau


February 19th, 2010 - 12:57 am ICT by BNO News
MANHATTAN, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. announced Thursday the formation of the Major Economic Crimes Bureau in Manhattan.The Manhattan District Attorney's Office has expanded its resources ... Read more...

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New York man arrested after multimillion dollar real estate frauds


February 9th, 2010 - 1:03 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – A man was arrested in New York after his second indictment on charges of defrauding investors in two real estate deals, prosecutors said.Adam C. Hochfelder was charged ... Read more...

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Designer Anand Jon pleads not guilty to new rape charges


January 30th, 2010 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 30 (IANS) Indian-born celebrity fashion designer Anand Jon has pleaded not guilty in a New York court to dozens of new charges that he sexually assaulted nine women ... Read more...

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Medicaid’s 19 pleaded not guilty & were released


October 30th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manhattan, Oct 30 (THAINDIAN News) 19 Medicaid cheats who told whacky lies to collect insurance benefits meant for the poor was have been released. Most of them are quite well off yet ... Read more...

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Robert J. Halderman Produced In Court, Pleads Not Guilty


October 3rd, 2009 - 11:21 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Oct 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Robert J. Halderman has been arrested on charges of hatching an elaborate extortion plot against the immensely popular late night talk show host, David ... Read more...

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Letterman blackmailed over affairs with female colleagues


October 2nd, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 2 (IANS) Talkshow veteran David Letterman testified in front of a New York grand jury after becoming a victim of an extortion plot over his sexual affairs with his female ... Read more...

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David Letterman target of $2M extortion plot over flings with female employees


October 2nd, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 2 (ANI): American TV host David Letterman stunned his fans on Thursday by revealing on his late night talk show that someone tried to extort him over "sexual relationships" he ... Read more...

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Kiefer Sutherland cleared in headbutting case


July 22nd, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Kiefer Sutherland has been cleared in the case relating to an alleged head-butting incident with designer Jack McCollough.Manhattan District Attorney spokeswoman Alicia Maxey Greene said the case was ... Read more...

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Salander scams $1 mil. from Robert De Niro art works


July 15th, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Veteran Hollywood actor Robert De Niro has been cheated out of more $1 million in an art scam that saw more than $88 million stolen from former number one tennis ... Read more...

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Robert De Niro becomes victim of New York art scam


July 15th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): American actor Robert De Niro reportedly became the victim of an art scam when several abstract paintings by his late father were sold without his permission in ... Read more...

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Oscar winning songwriter accused of multiple rapes


June 24th, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 24 (DPA) Joseph Brooks, who won an Oscar in 1978 for the song "You Light Up", was arrested Tuesday and charged with sexually assaulting 11 women. According to Manhattan District ... Read more...

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