USA: Firefighters put out a blaze at an office building in New Jersey — after waiting for 100,000 rounds of ammunition stored inside to explode.
Sat, 06 Aug, 2016
A British man has pleaded guilty in the US to his role in operating a Spain-based "boiler room" operation that conned about 250 investors out of nearly US$3m.
Thu, 02 Jun, 2016
USA: Burger King is paying the expenses and providing gifts for the wedding of an Illinois couple with an interesting connection to the fast food chain.
Wed, 08 Apr, 2015
A deadly snowfall that crippled a US state is finally expected to stop – but people now face the threat of massive flooding as temperatures rise through the weekend.
Fri, 21 Nov, 2014
Fri, 07 Nov, 2014
Authorities said they are evacuating a lakeside neighbourhood in western New York where two firefighters have been shot dead while responding to a blaze that engulfed three homes.
Mon, 24 Dec, 2012
Millions of people in the US are still without power in the wake of the most devastating storm in decades to hit the country’s most densely-populated region.
Wed, 31 Oct, 2012
Huge swathes of New York have been left deserted and dark after America’s largest city suffered the full force of Superstorm Sandy.
Tue, 30 Oct, 2012
President Obama has declared a "major disaster" in New York and Long Island after superstorm Sandy swept across the east coast of America, killing at least 16 people.
John Lennon’s killer has been denied release from prison in his seventh appearance before a parole board.
Thu, 23 Aug, 2012
Highway and utility crews worked overtime today to recover from the huge storm that buried Ohio and other parts of the Midwest in snow and tore down power lines elsewhere.
Mon, 10 Mar, 2008
At least 14 people died today as a treacherous mixture of rain, sleet and snow blanketed America’s north-east.
Mon, 03 Dec, 2007
Experts are investigating today why a bus chartered for a Canadian hockey team swerved and rammed a parked tractor-trailer so hard that the bus split in half lengthwise, killing four people and injuring 19.
Mon, 31 Jan, 2005
The east coast of America was mopping up after Hurricane Isabel today, while some tourists accused Washington of “overkill” for shutting down.
Fri, 19 Sep, 2003
Hurricane Isabel pushed its way up the US eastern seaboard, weakening from 100 mph winds to a tropical storm but not before swamping roads and knocking out power to more than 2.5 million people.
Hurricane Isabel ploughed into the US east coast with 100 mph winds causing at least three deaths and knocking out power to more than 2.5 million people.
US President George W Bush today declared North Carolina a disaster area as Hurricane Isabel ploughed into coastal islands on the US eastern seaboard with 100 mph winds.
Nearly a million people were without electricity on America’s east coast tonight as hurricane Isabel slammed ashore.
Thu, 18 Sep, 2003
The large eye of a weakened Hurricane Isabel crossed the coastal islands off North Carolina today as the storm pounded the coast.
AN alleged terrorist cell in western New York trained
Tue, 17 Sep, 2002
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