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US cities order curfews amid protests against George Floyd's death

31 May 2020

US cities order curfews amid protests against George Floyd's death

As protests against the death of a Black man in police custody continued to intensify in the United States, multiple cities ordered curfews.

COVID-19: Star-studded telethon raises $115 million for New Yorkers

13 May 2020

COVID-19: Star-studded telethon raises $115 million for New Yorkers

Rise Up New York, a virtual telethon held to aid those in New York affected due to the coronavirus pandemic, raised a whopping $115 million on Monday night.

Impending danger: New York could be the next coronavirus hotspot

23 Mar 2020

Impending danger: New York could be the next coronavirus hotspot

Usually bustling with activities, people going out in parks and party enthusiasts having a time of their lives, New York in the United States has become eerily quiet, as there's the anticipation it could become the next coronavirus hotspot.

Times Square- Three critical after car mows down pedestrians

20 May 2017

Times Square- Three critical after car mows down pedestrians

Three people remained critical a day after a car ploughed into pedestrians in NY's Times Square. One was killed and 20 injured.

NYC- Car crashes into Times Square pedestrians

19 May 2017

NYC- Car crashes into Times Square pedestrians

On Thursday, a speeding car smashed into pedestrians on a sidewalk in New York City's Times Square, claiming 1 life and injuring 22 others.

Diwali now official holiday in Westbury, New York

19 Dec 2016

Diwali now official holiday in Westbury, New York

The East Meadow School District in Westbury, New York will be adopting 'Diwali' as an official holiday from the next school calendar year.

Trump team hints at Muslim immigrant registry

18 Nov 2016

Trump team hints at Muslim immigrant registry

Kansas secretary of state Kris Kobach, an adviser to the Trump transition team said they are planning to reintroduce a registry for immigrants from Muslim-majority countries.

NY may erase municipal card data over deportation fears

16 Nov 2016

NY may erase municipal card data over deportation fears

New York may end up having to erase all the data on its Municipal ID card program, which was developed to allow illegal immigrants to regularize into society.

Trump will get a reality-check once in office: Obama

15 Nov 2016

Trump will get a reality-check once in office: Obama

President Barack Obama stated that President-elect Donald Trump will get a harsh reality check when he assumes office in January, and that he should work toward improving his temperament.

Donald Trump to take $1 as President's salary

14 Nov 2016

Donald Trump to take $1 as President's salary

In another news, US President-elect Trump reiterated his campaign promise to not accept the President's salary if voted into the White House.

First 100 Days of Donald Trump

12 Nov 2016

First 100 Days of Donald Trump

Towards the end of October 2016, Donald Trump in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania released a plan for the first 100 days of his term.

Indian-American Sikh commended for assisting Manhattan bomber's arrest

20 Sep 2016

Indian-American Sikh commended for assisting Manhattan bomber's arrest

A Sikh bar-owner in the USA is being acknowledged for helping the police to capture Ahmad Khan Rahami in Linden, New Jersey.

Man behind Manhattan's explosion behind bars

19 Sep 2016

Man behind Manhattan's explosion behind bars

Ahmad Khan Rahami, believed to be responsible for the explosions in Manhattan along with a previous bombing in New Jersey, was arrested on Monday.

FBI clarifies zero arrests in New York Explosion

19 Sep 2016

FBI clarifies zero arrests in New York Explosion

Dismissing earlier news reports, the FBI on 18th September, 2016, clarified that no arrests were made regarding the explosion in New York City.

'Intentional' explosion rocks Manhattan neighbourhood

18 Sep 2016

'Intentional' explosion rocks Manhattan neighbourhood

An explosion went off in the busy up-market neighbourhood of Chelsea, New York.