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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 […]