The East Coast is bracing for a possible direct hit from Hurricane Maria, days after the storm caused widespread devastation in the Caribbean.
Storm pummels US territory of St Croix, heading for direct hit on Puerto Rico, and leaving island of Dominica devastated
A 57-year-old doctor from Telangana was stabbed to death at his clinic in Kansas on Wednesday. Achutha Reddy, a psychiatrist, was found with multiple wounds in an alley behind his clinic in East Wichita. One of his patients, a 21-year-old man, has been arrested and charged with first degree murder.
Reports quoted the US police as saying that the attacker, identified as Umar Rashid Dutt, "repeatedly stabbed the doctor after a conversation". He allegedly chased the doctor, who tried to get away.
Hurricane Irma bears down on Tampa after leaving trail of devastation across Florida - latest news telegraph.co.uk
Hurricane Irma gave Florida a coast-to-coast pummelling with winds up to 130 mph on Sunday, swamping homes and boats, knocking out power to millions and toppling massive construction cranes over the Miami skyline.