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1 hour 10 minute

Friends, family gather for memorial service for jogger stabbed to death in DC

Friends and family gathered on Saturday to remember Wendy Martinez, the woman who was stabbed to death in Washington, D.C., while out for a jog in an apparently random attack. The service was held at The Miracle Theatre, just a mile from the U.S. Capitol Building. Martinez, 35, was stabbed Tuesday night in what police called an "unprovoked" attack in the capital's Logan Square neighborhood. She had gotten engaged to her boyfriend, Danny Hincapie, just one week prior. WJLAMourners gather at a memorial service Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, in Washington, D.C., for Wendy Martinez, who was stabbed to death while...
1 hour 35 minute

Indian lawmaker, ex-leader shot dead by Maoists

Maoists on Sunday shot dead a ruling TDP MLA and a former party leader in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district, police said. The incident occurred near Thutangi village, about 125 km from coastal city of Visakhapatnam. K. Sarveswara Rao, belonging to Telugu Desam Party (TDP), was representing Araku constituency in the Andhra Pradesh state Assembly. The Maoists attacked Rao and former MLA Siveri Soma when they were attending a programme in Araku. They were shot from point blank range. A large number of Maoists allegedly participated in the attack. Rao was elected from Araku, a constituency reserved for the Scheduled Tribes,...
3 hour 2 minute

Boss accused of sexually harassing female worker in Dubai

A supervisor stood trial at a Dubai court accused of sexually harassing a female staff member. According to public prosecution records, the 28-Indian man seized the opportunity that he was alone with a Nepali female worker while both were working at a flat, to make sexual moves on her. He allegedly hugged and groped her. He also inappropriately touched her. Prosecutors referred him to the Court of First Instance, charging him with sexual harassment. He denied the charge at court. The incident was reported on July 17 to Bur Dubai police station. The complainant, 30, said she was on the...

4 hour 13 minute

Actor-turned-politician arrested for provocative speech in India

Actor-turned-MLA Karunas was arrested in Chennai on Sunday for his alleged derogatory remarks against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami and a city police official. Karunas, the leader of the Mukkulathor Puli Padai party, made the alleged remarks on September 16 at a public meeting in Chennai.   Click/tap here to subscribe to Khaleej Times news alerts on WhatsApp. Make sure you add our number +971545860953 under Contacts on your phone for uninterrupted service.
4 hour 53 minute

Indiana bus driver arrested for allowing students to drive bus

A school bus driver in Indiana is under arrest after students filmed her allowing kids to drive the bus. Joandrea Dehaven McAtee, 27, was arrested on Friday and charged with felony neglect of a dependent. A person can be charged with neglect of a dependent if a decision "places the dependent in a situation that endangers the dependent's life or health," according to Indiana state law. According to police, McAtee allowed three students -- an 11-year-old, 13-year-old and 17-year-old -- to drive the school bus for short distances Thursday in rural Valparaiso, Indiana. There were other students on the bus...
4 hour 58 minute

Allegations of drug sales and sex crimes made against John Jay Faculty

Allegations of drug sales and sex crimes made against John Jay Faculty>>William K Rashbaum and David W Chen, The New York Times State authorities are investigating allegations that several long time professors at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Manhattan committed a wide range of crimes and other misconduct, according to documents and people briefed on the inquiry. The allegations include the use and sale of drugs on campus, the attempt to coerce women into prostitution, and rape.The criminal investigation, which is being conducted by the New York State inspector general and the Manhattan district attorney and is...

5 hour 27 minute

14 women accuse California doctor and teacher in sexual assault case

14 women accuse California doctor and teacher in sexual assault case>>Sandra E Garcia, The New York Times A combo photo provided by the Orange County District Attorney of Grant William Robicheaux and Cerissa Laura Riley. The New York Times Twelve more potential victims came forward this week after a couple in Southern California were charged with drugging and sexually assaulting two women they met on social outings, authorities said. Investigators in Orange County believe there could be many additional victims, based on finding hundreds of videos of women who appear to be highly intoxicated on a phone belonging to one...
5 hour 31 minute

6-year-old girl raped, semi-naked body dumped in school toilet

The semi-naked body of a six-year-old girl was found dumped in a school toilet in Gonda district of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, police said. Prima facie it appears to be rape, Gonda Superintendent of Police (SP) Lalla Singh told IANS.  The body was found in the primary school toilet in Basanatpur village. Forensic experts have taken samples from the crime scene and a probe is underway to arrest those responsible, Mr Singh said. He said some youths in the area have been detained for interrogation. The dog squad has also been deployed to trace the culprits.  Her body was found...
5 hour 52 minute

WhatsApp to unveil new features for better experience

As the latest Android version — Android 9 Pie has already made its way to the Pixel family, WhatsApp now seems to have started testing its support for new MessagingStyle inline images for the notification panel, according to Android Police. Photo: Android Police while this feature is not something new, but it will now support a new format where one can expand and collapse inline images. The rest of the text messages and images will still show in the notification panel, however, this feature doesn't work with GIFs or videos. You won't get a preview of them and they will...

6 hour 53 minute

Iran summons Western diplomats over parade attack killing 25

Militants disguised as soldiers opened fire on an annual Iranian military parade in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least 25 people and wounding over 60 in the deadliest terror attack to strike the country in nearly a decade. Women and children scattered along with once-marching Revolutionary Guard soldiers as heavy gunfire rang out Saturday at the parade in Ahvaz, the chaos captured live on state television. The region's Arab separatists, once only known for nighttime attacks on unguarded oil pipelines, claimed responsibility for the brazen assault and Iranian officials appeared to believe the claim. Iran summoned diplomats from Britain,...
7 hour 20 minute

Maldives President Eyes Second Term Amid Cries Of Foul Play

Colombo, Sri Lanka: People in the Maldives vote Sunday in elections that international monitors and the opposition fear will be rigged to ensure that China-friendly strongman Abdulla Yameen remains in power.Yameen has imprisoned or forced into exile all his main rivals.He has borrowed hundreds of millions of dollars from China to build up infrastructure, alarming India, the nation's longtime backer.The EU is ready to slap travel bans and asset freezes on individuals "if the situation does not improve", while the US has warned it would "consider appropriate measures" against those undermining democracy in the country of 1,200 islands.Some 260,000 people...
7 hour 20 minute

Funeral services now in four languages in UAE

The group, Sharjah and Ajman Funeral Announcements and Support Services, said any nationality can access the service on social media platforms using the web-handle @Janaza_uae.  The service includes announcement of the death of a person, information about the funeral, burial procedures as well as repatriation of the body. The group said they would receive information about the deaths from various sources such as mosques, hospitals, corpse washers, police, among many others. Speaking to Khaleej Times, Abu Anas, one of the founders of Sharjah and Ajman Funeral Announcements and Support Services, said: "We use all kinds of social media platforms to...