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Man gets 9 years in prison in 'brazen' sex assault on flight

Dec. 13, 2018 3:08 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — An Indian man was sentenced to nine years in prison Thursday for sexually assaulting a sleeping woman during an overnight flight from Las Vegas to Detroit. Prabhu Ramamoorthy, who was jailed after being accused of molesting the woman on an overnight flight in January, was sentenced in...

The Latest: Man gets 9 years in prison for plane sex assault

Dec. 13, 2018 2:46 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a man convicted of sexually assaulting a sleeping woman on a plane (all times local): 2:40 p.m. A man has been sentenced to nine years in prison for sexually assaulting a sleeping woman during an overnight flight from Las Vegas to Detroit. Prabhu Ramamoorthy was sentenced...

Beyonce! Hillary! India revels in a very big wedding

Dec. 12, 2018 1:35 PM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — In a season of big Indian weddings, the Wednesday marriage of the scions of two billionaire families might be the biggest of them all. The bride, Isha Ambani, is the Ivy League-educated daughter of industrialist Mukesh Ambani, thought to be India's richest man. Forbes estimates his net...

Indian Prime Minister Modi's party loses key state elections

Dec. 12, 2018 2:04 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party has suffered an embarrassing defeat in three state elections in its Hindu stronghold just months before national elections. According to results announced by the Election Commission on Wednesday, the opposition Congress party...

Anti-India rebel attack leaves 4 police dead in Kashmir

Dec. 11, 2018 6:49 AM EST

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Rebels fighting against Indian rule in disputed Kashmir attacked a police post on Tuesday, killing four officers, police said. Militants opened gunfire at the post in the southern Shopian area, police said. Three policemen were killed on the spot and another was critically wounded in...

UK court rules that Indian tycoon should face extradition

Dec. 10, 2018 11:23 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — A British court handed charismatic Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya a substantial setback Monday by ruling he should be extradited to India to face financial fraud allegations. Judge Emma Arbuthnot Monday endorsed the Indian government's request for Mallya's extradition and said she would send the...

Kentucky governor chosen to lead US trip to India

Dec. 10, 2018 10:40 AM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has chosen Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin to lead an economic development trip to India. The trip is scheduled for January and the delegation will include members of the U.S.-India Business Council and co-leaders of the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development....

Head of India's central bank resigns amid government split

Dec. 10, 2018 8:07 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — The head of India's central bank resigned Monday amid a growing split between the Indian government and the independent monetary policy authority. Reserve Bank of India Gov. Urjit Patel said in a statement posted on the bank's website that he was resigning for personal reasons. The...

Beyonce performs at pre-wedding party in India

Dec. 10, 2018 7:47 AM EST

Beyonce brought her star power to a pre-wedding party for the daughter of India's richest mogul. The 37-year-old singer performed Sunday and sang some of her hits such as "Crazy In Love" and "Perfect." Guests included Hillary Clinton and a host of Bollywood stars in the historic Indian city of Udaipur. Beyonce...

Britain orders extradition of tycoon Vijay Mallya to India on financial fraud allegations

Dec. 10, 2018 7:25 AM EST
LONDON (AP) — Britain orders extradition of tycoon Vijay Mallya to India on financial fraud allegations.