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Thousands rally worldwide over climate change

New York Climate Change Protest

Celebrities, political leaders and the masses rallied in New York and across the globe Sunday demanding urgent action on climate change, with organizers saying 600,000 people hit the streets.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

New York risks ‘return to bad old days’

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New York is hurtling back to “the bad old days of high crime” under current Mayor Bill de Blasio, a major police union warned Tuesday, drawing a sharp rebuke from the Democrat.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

New York can end HIV crisis by 2020 – governor

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New York state can end its three-decade HIV crisis by the year 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo said Sunday as he announced an ambitious plan to deliver a knockout blow to the epidemic by boosting testing, reducing new infections and expanding treatment.

Posted: June 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

New York raises minimum age to buy cigarettes to 21

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New York raised the minimum age to buy cigarettes to 21 on Sunday, in its latest initiative to encourage healthier behavior among residents.

Posted: May 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

$25M lawsuit for inmate who died in hot NYC cell

Attorney Derek Sells, center, sets between between Alma Murdough, right, and Cheryl Warner, left, the mother and sister of former Marine Jerome Murdough, during a news conference on Friday May 16, 2014 in New York. Sells plans to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the city on behalf of Alma Murdough for the death of her son, who was found dead in a 100 degree cell on Rikers Island. AP

The mother of a mentally ill, homeless veteran who was found dead in a 100-degree Fahrenheit (38-Celsius) New York City jail cell that overheated due to an equipment malfunction said she is angry at city officials and plans to file a $25 million wrongful death lawsuit against the city.

Posted: May 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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