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Tiger attacks Kansas zoo keeper after 'error' brought two together

11:42am IST

A rare Sumatran tiger attacked a worker at the Topeka Zoo in Kansas on Saturday, wounding the back of her head and neck before other staff members were able to coax the animal away with food, officials said. | Video

Americans, frequent visitors to Notre-Dame, begin fundraising efforts

16 Apr 2019

LOS ANGELES The fire that devastated Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday prompted fund-raising appeals in the United States, as people horrified by the blaze began making commitments to restore a global landmark even before the flames were extinguished.

Americans, frequent visitors to Notre-Dame, begin fundraising efforts

16 Apr 2019

LOS ANGELES The fire that devastated Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday prompted fund-raising appeals in the United States, as people horrified by the blaze began making commitments to restore a global landmark even before the flames were extinguished.

U.S. Supreme Court will allow execution, Alabama still delayed as death warrant expired at midnight

12 Apr 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled early Friday that Alabama can proceed with the execution of a death row inmate whose lawyers argued that lethal injections had been botched in the past, causing a painful death and that execution by nitrogen hypoxia was a better alternative.

Gang member pleads guilty after firebombing black homes in Los Angeles

10 Apr 2019

LOS ANGELES A member of a Hispanic street gang has pleaded guilty to federal charges after he orchestrated the 2014 firebombing of African-American homes in a Los Angeles public housing complex, officials said on Tuesday.

Ohio man ordered detained after claim to be missing boy Timmothy Pitzen

10 Apr 2019

A 23-year-old former convict charged in Ohio with making false statements after he claimed to be long-missing Illinois teen Timmothy Pitzen was ordered on Tuesday to be held in detention.

Spring snow falls in New England, U.S. Midwest prepares for blizzard

09 Apr 2019

New England states enjoying the first signs of spring were hit with a wintry blast of snow on Monday and parts of the U.S. Midwest prepared for a blizzard.

Suspicious blazes destroy three predominantly black Louisiana churches

07 Apr 2019

Federal and state officials in Louisiana are investigating suspicious fires that destroyed three predominantly black churches in 10 days in one mostly rural parish, authorities said on Saturday.

Suspect in rapper Nipsey Hussle's killing arrested in Los Angeles suburb

03 Apr 2019

LOS ANGELES The man suspected of fatally shooting Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle in a personal dispute was arrested in a Los Angeles suburb on Tuesday, a day after authorities named him publicly, police officials said. | Video

Texas chemical plant fire kills one, injures two

03 Apr 2019

A blast and fire at a chemical plant near Houston killed one person on Tuesday and injured two others, in an incident involving a highly flammable gas, officials said, less than a month after a similar fire in the region that burned for days.

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