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Bill de Blasio sworn in as 109th mayor of NYC

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, right, waves while standing with his wife Chirlane McCray, second from right, and children Dante de Blasio, second from left, and Chiara de Blasio, after being sworn in as the mayor of New York City at the start of the new year, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 in New York. De Blasio took the oath of office moments after midnight at his home in Park Slope, Brooklyn. His inauguration will be celebrated at noon Wednesday on the steps of City Hall when he takes the oath again, which will be administered by former President Bill Clinton. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, Pool)

Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH’-zee-oh) has been sworn in as the 109th mayor of New York City.

Posted: January 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

NYC Council passes plastic foam, e-cigarette bills

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New York City lawmakers paved the way Thursday for an eventual ban on plastic foam containers, added electronic cigarettes to the city’s already stringent smoking bans and approved the creation of a website that will help the public track federal dollars budgeted for Superstorm Sandy-related damages.

Posted: December 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Governor: 4 dead, 63 hurt in NYC train derailment

First responders gather around the derailment of a Metro North passenger train in the Bronx borough of New York Dec. 1, 2013 The Fire Department of New York says there are "multiple injuries" in the train derailment, and 130 firefighters are on the scene. Metropolitan Transportation Authority police say the train derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station. AP

A Metro-North passenger train derailed on a curved section of track in the Bronx on Sunday morning, killing four people and injuring 63 as one car came to rest just inches from the water, authorities said.

Posted: December 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

New York City to ban tobacco sales to anyone under age 21

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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to sign landmark legislation banning the sale of tobacco products to anyone under age 21, making the Big Apple the first large city or state in the U.S. to prohibit sales to young adults.

Posted: November 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

White mayor, black wife: NYC shatters an image

In this Sept. 10, 2013 file photo, mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio, right, kisses his wife Chirlane McCray after casting his primary vote at the Park Slope Public Library in Brooklyn borough of New York. In July 2013, a Gallup poll found that 87 percent of Americans approved of interracial marriage _ the highest rate ever _ compared with 4 percent in 1958. In 2010, more than 15 percent of all new marriages were interracial, according to the Pew Research Center. AP

Another milestone is passing in America’s racial journey: The next mayor of New York City is a white man with a black wife. Even in a nation with a biracial president, where interracial marriage is more accepted than ever, Bill de Blasio’s marriage to Chirlane McCray is remarkable: He is apparently the first white politician [...]

Posted: November 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Rap promoter gets life in prison in NYC drug case

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A hip-hop promoter was sentenced to life in prison on Friday on charges he moonlighted as a drug kingpin who made a fortune by smuggling vast amounts of cocaine into New York City, sometimes by concealing it in music equipment cases.

Posted: October 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Trip too costly

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The Cebu Provincial Board recently passed a resolution about plans for ten members to travel to New York City for a week-long study tour and workshop on drug rehabilitation where they would observe operations in Daytop Village. The invitation was relayed by PB Member Gigi Sanchez-Zaballero. I understand where Zaballero is coming from because her [...]

Posted: October 15th, 2013 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

US hosts Israel, Palestinians for peace talks

Secretary of State John Kerry, left, sits across from Israel's Justice Minister and chief negotiator Tzipi Livni, third right, Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat, second right, Yitzhak Molcho, an adviser to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, fourth right, and Mohammed Shtayyeh, aide to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, right, at an Iftar dinner, which celebrates Ramadan, at the State Department in Washington, marking the resumption of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, Monday, July 29, 2013. AP

Diplomats long have stressed the urgency of resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, yet as a new round of Mideast peace talks begins, Secretary of State John Kerry thinks there are more reasons than ever to move quickly.

Posted: July 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Elite NYC school apologizes for past abuse

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The Horace Mann School, one of New York City’s most prestigious private schools, has apologized for more than three decades of sexual abuse perpetrated by some of its teachers and administrators, according to a letter posted on its website.

Posted: May 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Possible 9/11 plane landing gear part found in NYC

In this Friday, April 26, 2013, photo provided by the New York City Police Department, police investigate the space between a mosque and another building in New York where authorities believe a piece of landing gear belonging to one of the airliners that crashed into the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001 was found. Police say the medical examiner's office will complete a health and safety evaluation to determine whether to sift the soil around the buildings for possible human remains. (AP Photo)

A rusted 5-foot (1.5-meter)-tall piece of landing gear believed to be from one of the hijacked planes destroyed in the September 11, 2001 attacks has been discovered near the World Trade Center wedged between a luxury apartment building and a mosque site that once prompted virulent national debate about Islam and free speech.

Posted: April 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

NYC ‘zombie’ finds long-lost cat in Times Square

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A New York City man dressed as a zombie for his job at a haunted house is being credited with rescuing a cat that disappeared from his owner’s home two years ago.

Posted: April 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

More possible human remains found in NYC debris

One World Trade Center emerges from the clouds in the night sky, Monday, March 11, 2013 in New York. Construction continues on the office complex going up on the site of the original World Trade Center, which was destroyed in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. AP Photo/Matthew Ziegler, File

The New York City medical examiner’s office says more possible pieces of human remains have been found during the sifting of newly uncovered debris from the site of the September 2001 terrorist attacks.

Posted: April 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Jailed 23 years, NY man is freed, has heart attack

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A New York City man whose murder conviction was overturned after 23 years in prison has suffered a heart attack on his second day of freedom.

Posted: March 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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