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Fifth Day of Protests Over Police Violence (New York)

Fifth Day of Protests Over Police Violence (New York)

Monday, December 8, 2014 11:23

A fifth day of demonstrations over police use of excessive force with minorities was set for New York on Sunday after 13 arrests in a night of violent protests in Berkeley, California, where stores were looted and tear gas fired, and in Seattle. [caption id="attachment_40470" align="alignnone" width="600"]...

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Protests Erupt in New York After Jury Decision in Police Death

Protests Erupt in New York After Jury Decision in Police Death

Thursday, December 4, 2014 12:04

Demonstrators hit the streets in several areas of New York City after a grand jury declined Wednesday to charge a white police officer in the choking death of a black man, days after a similar decision sparked unrest in US cities. [caption id="attachment_40442" align="alignnone" width="600"]...

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Nine Eleven 12th Anniversary to be Commemorated Today

Nine Eleven 12th Anniversary to be Commemorated Today

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 10:35

Today marks the 12th anniversary of Nine Eleven, as memorial ceremonies will be held in different cities including the one at Ground Zero in New York. [caption id="attachment_32194" align="alignright" width="286"] Nine Eleven 12th Anniversary[/caption]...

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New York Braces for Autumn Storm

New York Braces for Autumn Storm

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 10:27

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday announced a limited evacuation of some neighborhoods ahead of harsh weather barreling toward a city still recovering from superstorm Sandy. [caption id="attachment_27301" align="alignright" width="328"] New York[/caption] The national weather service ...

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Death Toll up Gasoline Lines Grow in Monster Storms Wake

Death Toll up Gasoline Lines Grow in Monster Storms Wake

Friday, November 2, 2012 8:53

New Yorkers awoke to the rumble of subway trains for the first time in four days on Thursday and the death toll continued to rise from the former hurricane Sandy, one of the biggest and most devastating storms ever to hit the United States. [caption id="attachment_27185" align="alignnone" width="576"]...

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US Northeast Picks up After Epic Storm (Flood Ebbs)

US Northeast Picks up After Epic Storm (Flood Ebbs)

Thursday, November 1, 2012 8:56

New York City and the sodden Northeast began an arduous journey back to normal on Wednesday after mammoth storm Sandy killed at least 64 people in a rampage that swamped coastal cities and cut power to millions....

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Barack Obama Declares Major Disaster After Sandy

Barack Obama Declares Major Disaster After Sandy

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 13:44

President Obama today declared a major disaster in New York State and ordered federal aid be made available to individuals in the counties of Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Richmond, Suffolk and Queens. Every ...

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President Zardari Arrives in New York to Attend UN Session

President Zardari Arrives in New York to Attend UN Session

Monday, September 24, 2012 7:56

President Asif Ali Zardari arrived in New York on Monday to attend 67th session of the United Nation’s General Assembly, Media News reported. [caption id="attachment_26331" align="alignright" width="276"] Zardari[/caption] President Zardari will address the 193 member UNGA tomorrow (Tuesday)....

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Dozens Arrested at Six Month Anniversary Rally (Occupy Wall Street)

Dozens Arrested at Six Month Anniversary Rally (Occupy Wall Street)

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 10:59

Dozens of Occupy Wall Street protesters were arrested during the weekend as police cleared New York's Zuccotti Park, where demonstrators had gathered for the struggling movement's six-month anniversary....

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Muslim Leaders Boycott New York Mayor Event

Muslim Leaders Boycott New York Mayor Event

Saturday, December 31, 2011 10:59

A group of Muslim leaders on Friday boycotted an annual interreligious event held by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to protest alleged police spying on members of their community. Some 350 members of different religions, including some Muslims, ...

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