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Manhattan: Borough in New York City and county in New York, United States
Manhattan, often referred to by residents of the New York City area as the City, is the most densely populated of the five boroughs of New York City, and coextensive with the County of New York, one of the original counties of the U.S. state of New York. Manhattan serves as the city's economic and administrative center, cultural identifier, and historical birthplace. The borough consists mostly of Manhattan Island, bounded by the Hudson, East, and Harlem rivers; as well as several small adjacent islands. Manhattan additionally contains Marble Hill, a small neighborhood now on the U.S. mainland, separated from the rest of Manhattan by the Harlem Ship Canal and later connected using landfill to the Bronx. Manhattan Island is divided into three informally bounded components, each aligned with the borough's long axis: Lower, Midtown, and Upper Manhattan.

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NY's Trump probe over more than just 'hush-money' [Video]

NY's Trump probe over more than just 'hush-money'

The Manhattan district attorney's probe involving U.S. President Donald Trump is not limited to so-called hush-money payments made to two women in 2016 by his former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen,..

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Ousted U.S. prosecutor says Barr pressed him to resign [Video]

Ousted U.S. prosecutor says Barr pressed him to resign

[NFA] Geoffrey Berman, the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan who was ousted last month as his office led a probe into President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudolph Giuliani, told lawmakers on..

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Supreme Court Grants NY Prosecutor Access to Trump's Financial Records [Video]

Supreme Court Grants NY Prosecutor Access to Trump's Financial Records

According to CBS News, the Supreme Court ruled 7-2 in favour of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance on Thursday.

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The Last Surviving Sibling Of JFK Dies At 92 [Video]

The Last Surviving Sibling Of JFK Dies At 92

Jean Kennedy Smith, the last surviving sibling of late President John F. Kennedy has died. According to CNN, Kennedy Smith died on Wednesday. Kennedy Smith's daughter shared that her mother passed away..

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I'm not involved' -Trump on the firing of top Manhattan prosecutor [Video]

I'm not involved' -Trump on the firing of top Manhattan prosecutor

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday when asked by a reporter about the firing of Geoffrey Berman, the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan, said "I'm not involved."

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Starbucks Shutting Hundreds Of Cafes, Opening Pickup-only Stores [Video]

Starbucks Shutting Hundreds Of Cafes, Opening Pickup-only Stores

Irene Jiang / Business Insider Starbucks opened its first-ever Starbucks Pickup store in November, a pickup-only location that lets customers order ahead through the chain's mobile app and pick up..

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Barr says Trump fired U.S. Attorney who refused to resign [Video]

Barr says Trump fired U.S. Attorney who refused to resign

U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Saturday that President Donald Trump had fired U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman, the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan whose office is investigating Trump's..

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Supreme Court decision 'catalyst' for change: LGBT activists [Video]

Supreme Court decision 'catalyst' for change: LGBT activists

[NFA] Supporters of LGBT rights praised the landmark decision from the Supreme Court, calling it a catalyst for change, but long overdue. Colette Luke has more.

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New Book: Melania Renegotiated Her Pre-Nup Before Moving Into White House [Video]

New Book: Melania Renegotiated Her Pre-Nup Before Moving Into White House

There is a new book coming out about First Lady Melania Trump. According to Business Insider the book reveals some of the strategy behind her otherwise opaque public persona. The book is called The Art..

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A person died and three others were injured Thursday after scaffolding on the outside of a Manhattan building collapsed, authorities said. (July 17)  
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Former Manhattan Federal Prosecutor Fired by Trump to Teach at Stanford

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Pelosi on SCOTUS decision: Trump not above the law

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi applauded the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Manhattan district attorney's demand for Trump's tax returns by 7-2 votes. (July 9)  
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Top Manhattan Prosecutor Ousted by Trump Details Firing

Geoffrey S. Berman told House investigators about a tense meeting in a luxury hotel room in which Attorney General William P. Barr pressured him to resign and he refused.
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Amy Cooper, white woman who called police on Black bird watcher in NYC, has been charged

Cooper is facing a misdemeanor charge of filing a false report, Manhattan's district attorney announced Monday.
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Teams of painters and artists gathered for a second day on Thursday to paint a "Black Lives Matter" mural in the middle of a street that passes federal buildings in lower Manhattan. (July 2)  
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U.S. Attorney Ousted by Barr Will Testify Privately Before Congress

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'Our Supreme Court did something': Iconic New York bar celebrates transgender ruling

A diverse crowd of New Yorkers wearing masks and waving the rainbow pride flag gathered on Monday at the Stonewall Inn, an iconic gay bar in Manhattan, to celebrate the Supreme Court’s ruling making..
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NYPD investigating after 3 officers were 'intentionally poisoned' at Shake Shack in Manhattan

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo pledges support for Christopher Columbus statue in Manhattan

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that he supports a statue of Christopher Columbus in Manhattan. Statues of the colonizer have been targeted across the U.S. in recent days. (June 11)  
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Saks shields flagship New York store with razor wire, security dogs from looters

Razor wire, boarded up windows, security guards and dogs. That was the scene on Monday at the iconic Saks Fifth Avenue flagship store in Manhattan.
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New York's Democratic presidential primary reinstated after Andrew Yang, Bernie Sanders sue

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U.S. judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to avert 2020 census undercount

A federal judge in Manhattan has dismissed a lawsuit accusing the Trump administration of depriving the U.S. Census Bureau of funding needed to avert an undercount of racial and ethnic minorities in..
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Empire State Building closes observation deck on coronavirus fears

The Empire State Building's observation deck has been closed to the public to reduce the risk of coronavirus transmissions, the owner of the iconic Manhattan landmark said on Tuesday.
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New York governor says 82-year-old woman is state's first COVID-19 death

An 82-year-old woman who previously suffered from emphysema died at a Manhattan hospital of COVID-19, becoming New York state's first coronavirus-related death, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday.
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