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South Korean diplomat punched on New York City street by random attacker

A South Korean diplomat was punched on a New York City street Wednesday night by a random attacker who fled the scene, officials said. The 53-year-old diplomat was walking with a friend at 8:10pm, according to the New York City Police Department. The attacker didn’t say anything while punching the Korean official, who suffered a […]

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Cheslie Kryst: Miss USA pageant 2019 winner has died aged 30

Cheslie Kryst, the 2019 winner of the Miss USA pageant and a correspondent for the entertainment news program “Extra,” has died at age 30. Police said Kryst jumped from a Manhattan apartment building and was pronounced dead at the scene on Sunday morning. Her family confirmed her death in a statement. “In devastation and great […]

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UK’s Prince Andrew seeks jury trial in US sex abuse case

UK’s Prince Andrew has asked for a United States jury trial as he again denied Virginia Giuffre’s accusations that he sexually abused her more than two decades ago when she was 17. Giuffre, 38, sued the Duke of York last August, alleging he battered her while the late financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein […]

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Donald Trump sues New York State attorney for pursuing investigation into his company

Donald Trump has sued New York state Attorney General Letitia James, seeking to block her from continuing to investigate his company. The former US president argues she has violated his constitutional rights by pursuing a politically motivated probe. Ms James says the investigation “will continue undeterred”. She opened a civil inquiry in 2019 into claims […]

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JPMorgan sues Tesla for $162.2 million over Elon Musk’s tweets

JPMorgan Chase has sued Tesla for $162.2 million, accusing Elon Musk’s electric car company of “flagrantly” breaching a contract related to stock warrants after its share price soared. According to the complaint filed in Manhattan federal court, Tesla in 2014 sold warrants to JPMorgan that would pay off if their “strike price” were below Tesla’s […]

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Man stabs Apple Store security guard over mask dispute in New York City

A dispute over wearing a face mask led to the stabbing of an Apple Store security guard on Friday, a spokesperson with the New York City Police Department said. Officers responded to the West 14th Street location in Manhattan about 6:20 pm local time, Lt. Thomas Antonetti said. The victim, a 37-year-old male whose identity […]

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NYPD officer uses bag of potato chips and duct tape to save stabbing victim

A New York police officer used an empty bag of potato chips and duct tape to treat a stab wound suffered by a 29-year-old man in the Harlem section of Manhattan earlier this month, saving his life. The New York Police Department on Friday released body cam footage of the July 7 incident. NYPD Officer […]

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Personal assistant to Fahim Saleh arrested for monstrous murder

Police arrested a 21-year-old personal assistant of Fahim Saleh on Friday for the grisly murder of the founder of Nigeria’s Gokada ride-hailing app at a luxury New York apartment. Tyrese Devon Haspil is accused of decapitating and dismembering Saleh in Manhattan on Monday. Saleh’s relative discovered the body on Tuesday afternoon, when she went to check […]