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Two stabbed inside New York City’s Museum of Modern Art, police say

The New York City’s Museum of Modern Art was evacuated on Saturday after two employees were stabbed inside the iconic establishment by a man who was involved in two incidents of disorderly conduct at the museum in recent days, police said. The two employees were stabbed in the back, the collar bone and in the […]

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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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Asia’s biggest billionaire snaps controlling stake in Mandarin Oriental 5-star hotel in New York City

Asia’s biggest billionaire, Mukesh Ambani, has snapped up a controlling stake in the Mandarin Oriental in New York City for just over $98 million. Ambani’s conglomerate, Reliance Industries, announced Saturday the acquisition of the hotel’s parent company, a Cayman Islands-based firm controlled by the Investment Corporation of Dubai. That company indirectly holds a 73.4% stake […]

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United States: At least 19 killed in fire at New York apartment building block

At least 19 people, including nine children, have died after a fire in a New York apartment building. Another 32 people were sent to hospital, several of whom are in a critical condition, according to New York Mayor Eric Adams. Fire department Commissioner Daniel Nigro said they had found victims on every floor of the […]

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US rapper Fetty Wap charged with drug trafficking

US rapper Fetty Wap has been indicted on drug trafficking conspiracy charges, federal prosecutors say. The 30-year-old artist, whose real name is Willie Junior Maxwell II, was arrested on Thursday at a stadium in New York City ahead of his concert. Mr Maxwell and five other people are accused of transporting drugs, including heroin, on […]

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New York City man allegedly beat his teenage cousin to death for interrupting Netflix

A 32-year-old New York City man could soon be facing murder charges for the death of his teen cousin allegedly killed over the summer for interrupting while he watched Netflix. Police say 15-year-old Jallen McConnell, from Athens, Georgia, died in late June after he was discovered unresponsive in the bathtub of their apartment. Emergency responders […]

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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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Wildfires in western United States and Canada cause severe air pollution as far as New York City

Wildfires raging across the United States and Canada, on Tuesday have caused harmful air pollution as far away as New York City. In 13 western states, more than 80 large active wildfires have charred almost 1.3 million acres of drought-parched vegetation in recent weeks, an area larger than Delaware, according to the National Interagency Fire […]

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New York police puts down robotic dogs following outcry over their deployment

New York City’s police (NYPD) say they will stop using robotic dogs following an outcry over their deployment. The NYPD says it has ended a contract with the Boston Dynamics firm for the remote-controlled Digidogs. The police have been testing one of the machines since last year, hoping such devices would help “save lives, protect […]

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Bus trips and dangles off bridge in New York City’s Bronx area

At least nine people, including a bus driver were injured after a bus fell off a bridge in New York City’s Bronx area, according to the New York Police Department. The bus was dangling from the overpass over the road below. The crash happened close to midnight Thursday on the westbound Cross Bronx Expressway and […]