After decades in woods, New Hampshire man forced from cabin – Times of India

Reading Time: 12 minutes CANTERBURY: For almost three decades, 81-year-old David Lidstone has lived in the woods of New Hampshire along the Merrimack River in a small cabin adorned with solar panels. He has grown his own food, cut his own firewood, and tended to his cat and chickens. But his off-the-grid existence appears to be at risk. “River … Read more

Mistaken identity lands man in Hawaii mental hospital – Times of India

Reading Time: 9 minutes HONOLULU: Hawaii officials wrongly arrested a homeless man for a crime committed by someone else, locked him up in a state hospital for more than two years, forced him to take psychiatric drugs and then tried to cover up the mistake by quietly setting him free with just 50 cents to his name, the Hawaii … Read more

Ravages of Covid surge evident inside Missouri hospital – Times of India

Reading Time: 10 minutes OSAGE BEACH: Daryl Barker was passionately against a Covid-19 vaccination, and so were his relatives. Then 10 of them got sick and Barker, at just 31, ended up in a Missouri intensive care unit fighting for his life. It’s a scenario playing out time and again at Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach, where 22 … Read more

Joe Biden says US combat mission in Iraq to conclude by year end – Times of India

Reading Time: 10 minutes WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden said Monday the US combat mission in Iraq will conclude by the end of the year, an announcement that reflects the reality on the ground more than a major shift in US policy. Even before Biden took office, the main US focus has been assisting Iraqi forces, not fighting on their … Read more

US, China needle each other on ‘rights abuse’, ‘wrongdoings’ as heated talks end in stalemate – Times of India

Reading Time: 6 minutes NEW DELHI: The United States and China held high-level face-to-face talks on Monday, which highlighted sharp differences between the two countries. Although the tone of the meeting appeared to be somewhat less contentious comparatively, things soon got heated. While China issued a long list of demands and complaints which accused the US of suppressing the … Read more

Search for bodies concludes at Florida condo collapse site – Times of India

Reading Time: 11 minutes MIAMI: Firefighters on Friday declared the end of their search for bodies at the site of a collapsed Florida condo building, concluding a month of painstaking work removing layers of dangerous debris that were once piled several stories high. The June 24 collapse at the oceanside Champlain Towers South killed 97 people, with at least … Read more

Teenage girl died from dog attack on Navajo Nation: Autopsy – Times of India

Reading Time: 6 minutes FLAGSTAFF: An autopsy has confirmed that a 13-year-old girl was killed by pack of dogs while taking a walk near her family’s home on the Navajo Nation. Lyssa Rose Upshaw had extensive injuries that were consistent with canine teeth marks, including cuts and abrasions on her neck and head and deep soft tissue wounds on … Read more

Auschwitz survivor who fought racism with music dies at 96 – Times of India

Reading Time: 6 minutes BERLIN: Esther Bejarano, a survivor of the Auschwitz death camp who used the power of music to fight antisemitism and racism in Germany, has died. She was 96. Bejarano died peacefully in the early hours of Saturday at the Jewish Hospital in Hamburg, German news agency dpa quoted Helga Obens, a board member of the … Read more

4 more bodies recovered from Florida condo collapse site – Times of India

Reading Time: 6 minutes SURFSIDE: Four more victims have been be found in the rubble at the site of the Florida condominium collapse, bringing the death toll to 36, a fire official said Tuesday. Miami-Dade Assistant Fire Chief Raide Jadallah told families that the number of bodies recovered Tuesday – eight total – are the highest in one day … Read more

Cuba evacuates 180,000 as Tropical Storm Elsa nears island – Times of India

Reading Time: 6 minutes HAVANA: Cuba evacuated 180,000 people amid fears Sunday that Tropical Storm Elsa could cause heavy flooding after battering several Caribbean islands, killing at least three people. The Cuban government opened shelters and moved to protect sugarcane and cocoa crops ahead of the storm, which was offshore moving along Cuba’s southern coast Sunday night. Most of … Read more