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US transfers 6 Guantanamo inmates to Oman

WASHINGTON: Six Yemenis held for more than a decade at the US military prison at Guantanamo have been flown to Oman for resettlement, the Pentagon said yesterday, the latest step…

US woman pleads not guilty to helping killers escape

NEW YORK: A female prison worker pleaded not guilty Friday to allegedly helping two killers escape a maximum-security New York state jail, as a massive police manhunt slipped into an…

US coast guard, Cuban migrants Continue deadly hide-and-seek – ‘Trying to freeload in the US’

ABOVE THE FLORIDA STRAITS: With a shift in the relationship between Havana and Washington, many Cubans are now attempting a risky sea crossing out of fear that the US will…

Sexy ads promote water saving with a wink in US’ San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO: Too sexy for the drought? No such thing, according to San Francisco Bay Area water officials who are rolling out a new line of racy public awareness ads…

Why Americans are getting new credit cards

Policeman who pulled gun at Texas pool party resigns – Latest racially-charged incident

CHICAGO: A Texas police officer videotaped pulling a gun out at a teen pool party has resigned in the latest racially-charged incident involving alleged excessive force by US law enforcement.…

San Francisco approves health warning on sugary drink ads

US investigators seek answers, accomplices in prison escape – Manhunt for jailbreak killers expands to 4th day

Protests, threats, violence overshadow Mexico elections – ‘Mexicans want right to vote in peace’

CHILPANCINGO: Mexico braced yesterday for midterm elections following a week of violent protests and threats by radical teachers to block the polls in impoverished southern states. The government of President…

G7 summit opens with tough line on Ukraine – Greek drama also looms over meeting

Big US data breaches offer treasure trove for hackers – Defense chiefs worry over copycat weapons systems

US government hit by massive cyber-attack – NSA warns of digital ‘armageddon'; Chinese hackers’ suspected

WASHINGTON: The US government yesterday admitted that hackers accessed the personal data of at least four million current and former federal employees, in a vast cyber-attack suspected to have originated…