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Actor Michael K Williams died after overdosing on ‘cocktail’ of drugs, medical examiner confirms

US actor Michael K Williams died after overdosing on a combination of heroin, cocaine, fentanyl and p-fluorofentanyl, the New York Chief Medical Examiner has confirmed. Williams, 54, was found unconscious and unresponsive by his nephew at his home in New York on 6 September. The Chief Medical Examiner’s office had determined his death was accidental. […]

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Linda Evangelista: Canadian fashion model files $50 million lawsuit over disfiguring cosmetic treatment

Canadian fashion model Linda Evangelista filed a $50 million lawsuit over cosmetic procedures that she says left her “brutally disfigured”. The supermodel was big in the 1990s on runways and magazines. In an Instagram post she said she had undergone treatment to reduce fat some five years ago. “To my followers who have wondered why […]

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2 dead after man jumps from New York building and hits another man

A 25-year-old man jumped twelve stories from an apartment building to his death in New York, United States on Monday night and tragically landed on an unsuspecting 61-year-old innocent bystander killing him as well. “The incident appears to be a tragic situation and the investigation is ongoing,” Yonkers police declared in a statement. Both men died […]

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11-month-old mountain cat kept as pet rescued from New York apartment

Officials rescued a mountain cat from a New York apartment. The 11-month-old puma called Sasha weighed 80 pounds. She was rescued last week in a joint operation by police, the Humane Society of the United States, city officials and Bronx Zoo personnel. The owner “surrendered” the big cat and was present during the removal, the groups […]

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IN PICTURES: MET GALA 2021

The Met Gala – one of fashion’s biggest and starriest events – has rolled out its red carpet in New York for some of the planet’s best-known celebrities. Held to raise funds for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, the Gala returns after being delayed last year due to the pandemic. And although its […]

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New York City’s subway breakdown blamed on ‘power off’ button being hit

A recent power outage that disrupted half of New York City’s subway system for several hours and stranded hundreds of passengers was likely caused by someone accidentally pressing an “Emergency Power Off” button. Investigators looking into the disruption on the night of August 29 said there was a “strong possibility” that the button was accidentally […]

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Hurricane Ida triggers massive floods across New York, New Jersey and Northeast region

At least 22 people have now died in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania following the remnants of Hurricane Ida. At least eight of the victims were in New York City, and include a two-year-old boy. Some died when they became trapped in flooded basements. Meanwhile at least 14 died in two separate incidents in […]

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Liquor CEO falls to death while attempting backflip on balcony at Citi Field during concert

A Brooklyn resident slipped to his death while attempting a backflip on a balcony at Citi Field in Queens, New York was identified as CEO and co-founder of the liquor company that created Monkey Rum. Ian Crystal, 46, died after falling about 30 to 50 feet and landing on concrete during intermission at a Dead […]

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Rafael Nadal to miss remainder of 2021 tennis season due to foot injury

Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal on Friday announced that he will miss the remainder of the 2021 season with a foot injury and will therefore take no part in this month’s US Open, the final tennis grand slam of the year. In a statement posted on social media, the world No. 4 said he had […]

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo resigns fearing impeachment, following sexual harassment inquiry

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo resigned after an inquiry found he sexually harassed multiple women, prompting efforts to remove him. “The best way I can help now is if I step aside and let the government get back to governing,” he said on Tuesday. His resignation goes into effect in 14 days. Power will then […]

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Melissa DeRosa: Andrew Cuomo’s secretary resigns amid sexual harassment allegations involving her boss

The secretary to New York state’s Governor Andrew Cuomo has resigned amid a sexual harassment scandal involving her boss. Melissa DeRosa announced her resignation on Sunday. She said working for the people of New York “has been the greatest honour of my life”. A report released last week claimed Mr Cuomo had sexually harassed 11 […]

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New York Central Park’s famous owl ‘Barry’ dies in crash with park’s maintenance van

A beloved owl who became a well-known resident in New York’s Central Park has died. Barry the barred owl was flying low in search of a meal when it collided with one of the park’s maintenance vans on Friday morning, park authorities said. The owl’s death has prompted bird lovers across the world to share […]