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New York college president resigns after 712 students test positive for coronavirus

The president of the State University of New York at Oneonta has resigned after hundreds of coronavirus infections were reported within the university since the beginning of the semester. In a statement announcing the new interim president State University of New York Chancellor Jim Malatras said that Dr. Barbara Jean Morris had “transitioned from her […]

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Secret ‘man cave’ found under Grand Central Terminal in New York City

Three railroad employees were suspended without pay for converting a room underneath Grand Central Terminal in New York City into their own personal ‘man cave.’ The room was furnished with a wall-mounted TV connected to a streaming device, a futon couch, refrigerator, air mattress, and microwave, according to a report released Thursday by the Metropolitan […]

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NYPD officer arrested for passing information on ethnic Tibetans living in New York to Chinese Government

A New York Police Department officer has been accused of acting as an agent of the Chinese government after he was in regular contact with a member of the Chinese consulate and provided intelligence on ethnic Tibetans in New York City. According to prosecutors Baimadajie Angwang, 33, committed wire fraud against the U.S. Department of […]

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2 dead, 14 injured in mass shooting at ‘illegal house party’ in New York

Two people were killed and fourteen others were injured in a shooting at a house party in New York state, United States. “This is truly a tragedy of epic proportions,” acting police chief Mark Simmons told reporters on Saturday. Police in the city of Rochester said they arrived to find around 100 people running down […]

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New York police used ‘spit hood’ on African American man who later died of asphyxiation in March

An African American, Daniel Prude, 41, died in New York State after being hooded by police and held face down to the road for two minutes. Body camera footage showed police using a “spit hood” on his head. He later died of asphyxiation but his story has only now been made public. His death was […]

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16-year-old dies after falling from steep ledge in New York’s Zoar Valley

A sixteen-year-old girl died on Saturday after falling from a steep ledge at Zoar Valley in western New York. The New York Police arrived at the scene after receiving several SOS calls reporting that a female had fallen off a ledge. The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office said that the teenager suffered fatal injuries from the […]

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Bronx Zoo apologies for putting African man on display in iron cage along with an orangutan in 1906

In 1906, Bronx Zoo in New York kept a man from Central Africa in an enclosure in its monkey house. The man was trapped in an iron cage with an orangutan while hundreds of people watched. Now, 114 years later, the organization that runs the zoo has apologized. Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) issued a statement […]

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Great white shark kills 63-year-old woman in Maine

Julie Holowach, 63, was killed by a great white shark in a fatal attack in the US state of Maine. The woman was swimming near Bailey Island on Monday when she was attacked. This is the second shark attack in Maine. The species is not common in the region because of its cooler waters. Ms […]

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Man fakes death to avoid jail; Gets caught because death certificate had spelling errors

A man from Long Island, United States faked his death to avoid a jail sentence. However, the fake death certificate his lawyer submitted had a glaring spelling error which resulted in him getting caught. 25-year-old, Robert Berger, from Huntington, New York, faces up to four year in prison if convicted in the alleged fraud. This […]

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New York restaurant burns down table where Jeffrey Epstein and Harvey Weinstein always sat

A New York restaurant where Jeffrey Epstein and Harvey Weinstein were frequent visitors decided to start a new chapter by lighting the two disgraced moguls’ regular table on fire. Zach Erdem, the owner of 75 Main in Southampton, said he wanted to erase their names from his restaurant’s history. Epstein, who was awaiting trial on […]

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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 […]

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Pathao and Gokada founder, Fahim Saleh found dismembered in luxury New York apartment

The founder of Nigeria’s Gokada ride-hailing app was found decapitated and dismembered in a luxury New York apartment with a power saw plugged in nearby on late Tuesday. The police in a statement confirmed the death of Fahim Saleh and deemed it a homicide. Detectives found Saleh’s torso near a power saw and later discovered […]