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New York City: Largest city in the United States
New York City (NYC), also known as the City of New York or simply New York (NY), is the most populous city in the United States. With an estimated 2018 population of 8,398,748 distributed over a land area of about 302.6 square miles (784 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, the largest metropolitan area in the world by urban landmass and one of the world's most populous megacities, with an estimated 19,979,477 people in its 2018 Metropolitan Statistical Area and 22,679,948 residents in its Combined Statistical Area. A global power city, New York City has been described as the cultural, financial, and media capital of the world, and exerts a significant impact upon commerce, entertainment, research, technology, education, politics, tourism, art, fashion, and sports. The city's fast pace has inspired the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy.

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Accuser says Harvey Weinstein forced oral sex on her

One of the women Harvey Weinstein is charged with sexually assaulting told a jury on Monday that the former Hollywood producer forced oral sex on her in his New York City home in 2006.
Reuters - Published

Bloomberg and Trump Once Crossed Paths in New York. Now They Cross Swords.

Acquaintances as members of the wealthy Manhattan elite, Michael Bloomberg and President Trump have become bitter rivals. And a flurry of Bloomberg attack ads have begun to anger the president.
NYTimes.com - Published

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New York's Madison Square Garden lit up in tribute to Kobe Bryant [Video]New York's Madison Square Garden lit up in tribute to Kobe Bryant

Madison Square Garden in New York City lit up in purple and gold in tribute to Kobe Bryant

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Weinstein: Rosie Perez Backs Up Sciorra Account [Video]Weinstein: Rosie Perez Backs Up Sciorra Account

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Actress Rosie Perez took the stand in the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein on Friday to bolster the account of friend and fellow actress Annabella Sciorra, who said she was raped by..

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75 years after, Holocaust survivor struggles to recover property in Poland [Video]75 years after, Holocaust survivor struggles to recover property in Poland

Lea Evron saw much of her family die during the Holocaust. Now living in New York, she is seeking restitution for the property her family once owned.

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Bezos' Lavish Properties: Seattle Estate And NYC Apartments [Video]Bezos' Lavish Properties: Seattle Estate And NYC Apartments

David Ryder/Getty Images Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, has amassed a massive real-estate portfolio across the US. Last year, he dropped about $80 million for three adjacent New York City..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Actress Annabella Sciorra arrives for testimony in Weinstein rape trial [Video]Actress Annabella Sciorra arrives for testimony in Weinstein rape trial

Actress Annabella Sciorra arrived at a New York criminal court on Thursday where she is set to testify in Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's trial.

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Prosecutor paints Weinstein as 'a rapist' [Video]Prosecutor paints Weinstein as 'a rapist'

Harvey Weinstein abused his status as a Hollywood power broker to lure young women into violent sexual attacks, a New York prosecutor told jurors on Wednesday as the former film producer's rape trial..

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Harvey Weinstein loses bid to move r*pe trial out of New York [Video]Harvey Weinstein loses bid to move r*pe trial out of New York

Appeals court officials have shot down Harvey Weinstein's last-minute motion to move his r*pe trial out of New York City.

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Kendall Jenner and Ben Simmons enjoy lunch date in NYC [Video]Kendall Jenner and Ben Simmons enjoy lunch date in NYC

Kendall Jenner and Ben Simmons have sparked speculation they're back together after they enjoyed a lunch date in NY last weekend.

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Bloomberg unveils climate plan for cleaner cars [Video]Bloomberg unveils climate plan for cleaner cars

Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg outlined a plan Friday to slash greenhouse gas emissions from transportation by making electric vehicles accessible to even low-income families..

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Former Rep. Collins sentenced to 26 months in prison [Video]Former Rep. Collins sentenced to 26 months in prison

Chris Collins, a former U.S. congressman from New York who was an early backer of President Donald Trump, was sentenced to 26 months in prison and fined $200,000 on Friday after pleading guilty to..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 00:58Published

Harvey Weinstein juror threatened with jail time for trial tweet [Video]Harvey Weinstein juror threatened with jail time for trial tweet

A potential juror for Harvey Weinstein's rape case in New York City has been threatened with jail time for writing about the trial online.

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New Yorkers take free fitness classes to work on their New Year's resolutions [Video]New Yorkers take free fitness classes to work on their New Year's resolutions

The city's free fitness program, Shape Up NYC, helps New Yorkers turn their New Year's resolutions into a lifestyle. Roselle Chen narrates. Aleksandra Michalska produces, shoots and reports.

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Yeah...No: Court Rules On Gigi Hadid As Juror In Weinstein Trial [Video]Yeah...No: Court Rules On Gigi Hadid As Juror In Weinstein Trial

Supermodel Gigi Hadid won't be sitting for jury duty in Harvey Weinstein's NYC rape trial after all. Hadid was summoned as a potential juror, but was dismissed "minutes after arriving" at Manhattan..

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Prosecutors want Dina Lohan sentenced to six months for DWI [Video]Prosecutors want Dina Lohan sentenced to six months for DWI

New York prosecutors are seeking a six month jail term for Lindsay Lohan's mother Dina Lohan following her weekend arrest for driving while intoxicated.

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22% Are "Not Sure If" Harvey Weinstein Committed Sex Crimes [Video]22% Are "Not Sure If" Harvey Weinstein Committed Sex Crimes

22% of American adults are unsure about disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. They are not convinced he committed any sex crimes, according to Business Insider. Weinstein currently faces..

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Eyewitness to horror: New York museum opens exhibit of art by Holocaust victims [Video]Eyewitness to horror: New York museum opens exhibit of art by Holocaust victims

Museum of Jewish Heritage's officials Elyse Buxbaum and Michael Morris highlight a new exhibit which "uses creativity in the face of depravity to share essential stories about life, after, and during,..

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Avenatti Arrested in California [Video]Avenatti Arrested in California

Life keeps getting hard for disgraced attorney Michael Avenatti. The once celebrated attorney was arrested on Tuesday. He's been accused of violating the terms of his release from custody. Avenatti is..

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Bullied woman becomes 'first albino influencer' [Video]Bullied woman becomes 'first albino influencer'

A woman with albinism who was bullied mercilessly as a child is now carving a name as a successful model – dubbing herself “the first albino influencer” after racking up 20,000 Instagram..

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Human Rights Watch head denied entry to Hong Kong [Video]Human Rights Watch head denied entry to Hong Kong

Immigration officials have stopped the executive director of Human Rights Watch from entering Hong Kong. Kenneth Roth says he was visiting the city to release his organization's world human rights..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:03Published

Rare Shakespeare's First Folio to be sold at auction [Video]Rare Shakespeare's First Folio to be sold at auction

A rare 1623 book that brought together William Shakespeare's works for the first time will go up for auction in April, Christie's auction house has announced. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

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Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid confirm reunion at singer's birthday celebrations [Video]Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid confirm reunion at singer's birthday celebrations

Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid appeared to confirm their relationship was back on track as the pair celebrated the singer's 27th birthday in New York on Saturday.

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Daniel Radcliffe mistaken for homeless man in New York City [Video]Daniel Radcliffe mistaken for homeless man in New York City

Daniel Radcliffe was once offered a cup of coffee while cuddling his dog in New York City by a good Samaritan who mistook him for a homeless person.

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U.S. winter storms cause 10 deaths, massive power outages [Video]U.S. winter storms cause 10 deaths, massive power outages

At least 10 people died and hundreds of thousands were without power in five states as a massive winter storm system dumped snow, freezing rain and hail from Texas to Michigan. Zachary Goelman reports.

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Explainer: What to expect at Michael Avenatti's Nike extortion trial in New York

Michael Avenatti, the celebrity lawyer and self-described high-profile nemesis of U.S. President Donald Trump, faces a trial on charges he tried to extort Nike Inc and defrauded a youth basketball..
Reuters - Published

Bloomberg Warns of Anti-Semitism ‘Rearing Its Ugly Head’

Speaking at a prominent synagogue near Miami, the former New York City mayor spoke of his Jewish heritage and his support for Israel.
NYTimes.com - Published

Rabbis call for removal of church at Auschwitz

Four U.S. rabbis led by New York's Avi Weiss gathered on Sunday in front of a church next to the Nazi German death camp at Birkenau in Poland arguing for its removal from a site where more than a..
Reuters - Published

Citing stonewalling of congressional subpoenas, Nadler calls Trump ‘a dictator.’

Representative Jerrold Nadler of New York called Mr. Trump “the first and only president ever to declare himself unaccountable.”
NYTimes.com - Published

Coronavirus worries have surgical masks flying off shelves in New York's Chinatown

Teresa Zhan, a pharmacist in Manhattan's Chinatown, had not seen protective face masks sell out in her 10 years as an employee until this week, when China's coronavirus arrived in the United States..
Reuters - Published

Farewell to Fairway? Beloved New York food market files for bankruptcy protection, looks to sell stores

New York grocery chain Fairway Market filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Thursday, a day after denying a report that it planned to liquidate.
USATODAY.com - Published

Actress Annabella Sciorra takes the stand in Weinstein rape trial

Actress Annabella Sciorra took the stand in Harvey Weinstein's New York rape trial on Thursday as prosecutors try to prove that the former Hollywood producer was a serial predator who sexually..
Reuters - Published

Protester interrupts Senate impeachment trial

A protester briefly interrupted the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump on Wednesday. The protester could be heard screaming as Democratic Rep. Hakeem Jeffries of New York was speaking. (Jan...
USATODAY.com - Published

Cuba Gooding Jr.’s Groping Trial Can Include Testimony From 2 More Women

A judge allowed prosecutors to admit into evidence the accounts of two accusers who say that Mr. Gooding groped them in bars in New York and California. The claims date back to 2013 and 2018.
NYTimes.com - Published

Cuba Gooding Jr. arrives at NYC court

Cuba Gooding Jr. arrives at NYC court  
USATODAY.com - Published

Prosecutor paints former Hollywood mogul Weinstein as 'a rapist'

New York prosecutors began making their rape case against Harvey Weinstein on Wednesday, describing the former movie producer as a Hollywood power broker who was "no match" for his female accusers.
Reuters - Published

Harvey Weinstein arrives for trial

Opening arguments are set for today in New York for the Harvey Weinstein rape and sexual assault trial. (Jan. 22)  
USATODAY.com - Published

Explainer: What to expect at Harvey Weinstein's rape trial

Opening statements begin on Wednesday in the rape trial in New York of Harvey Weinstein, once one of Hollywood's most powerful producers. He has pleaded not guilty to charges of rape and criminal..
Reuters - Published

Roberts admonishes Nadler and Cipollone.

The chief justice intervened after Representative Jerrold Nadler of New York, an impeachment manager, and Pat Cipollone, the White House counsel, traded insults in a particularly biting exchange.
NYTimes.com - Published

In New York trial, prosecutors to begin making rape case against Harvey Weinstein

U.S. prosecutors will begin presenting their rape case against Harvey Weinstein on Wednesday, with the once-powerful Hollywood producer facing life in prison if convicted, in a trial that has become a..
Reuters - Published

McConnell counts enough votes to defeat any Democratic changes to the trial rules.

Senator Chuck Schumer, Democrat of New York and the minority leader, wants the Senate to subpoena both witnesses and documents for the trial.
NYTimes.com - Published

US airports screen passengers for China virus

The Coronvirus outbreak in China has the CDC on alert. They have set-up screenings at three U.S. airports including San Francisco, JFK in New York and LAX. (Jan 18)  
USATODAY.com - Published

Weinstein jury seated after prosecutors accuse defense of excluding white women

Lawyers in Harvey Weinstein's New York rape trial finished selecting 12 jurors on Friday to decide the former Hollywood producer's fate, as prosecutors renewed an accusation that the defense had..
Reuters - Published

Former U.S. congressman Collins sentenced to 26 months for insider trading

Chris Collins, a former U.S. congressman from New York who was an early backer of President Donald Trump, was sentenced to 26 months in prison and fined $200,000 on Friday after pleading guilty to..
Reuters - Published

Citing Murder, Top Trump Official Condemns N.Y. Sanctuary Policy

“A phone call, one simple phone call, and Ms. Fuertes would be alive today,” the ICE head said, referring to a 92-year-old woman killed in Queens.
NYTimes.com - Published

Ex-congressman Chris Collins to be sentenced in New York for insider trading

Chris Collins, a former U.S. Congressman from New York who was an early backer of President Donald Trump, is due to be sentenced on Friday after pleading guilty to taking part in an insider trading..
Reuters - Published

Democratic Attorneys General Sue to Block Trump Food Stamp Cuts

Fourteen states, New York City and the District of Columbia asked the courts to block the Trump administration from imposing tougher work requirements on food stamp recipients.
NYTimes.com - Published

Officials reveal new evidence in NY cold cases

Officials stymied by a nine-year mystery after the discovery of 11 sets of human remains along a New York beach highway revealed a previously unreleased photo of a belt found at one of the crime scenes..
USATODAY.com - Published

Lawyers in Weinstein rape case begin questioning potential jurors

More than 100 potential jurors in the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein were expected in Manhattan criminal court on Thursday as lawyers strive to choose 12 impartial New Yorkers to decide the former film..
Reuters - Published

Eyewitness to horror: New York museum opens exhibit of art by Holocaust victims

Michael Morris, a curator at New York's Museum of Jewish Heritage, was trying to fulfill a run-of-the mill request when he uncovered a treasure trove of eyewitness depictions of the Holocaust, drawn in..
Reuters - Published

Trump antagonist Avenatti's bail is revoked; unhappy NY judge delays Nike extortion trial

A federal judge on Wednesday revoked Michael Avenatti's bail after the celebrity lawyer and critic of U.S. President Donald Trump was accused of hiding money from creditors, triggering a delay in a..
Reuters - Published

Trump antagonist Avenatti's bail is revoked, threatening Nike trial in New York

A federal judge on Wednesday revoked Michael Avenatti's bail after he was accused of fraudulently hiding $1 million from creditors, threatening a separate trial of the celebrity lawyer and critic of..
Reuters - Published

New fraud allegations against Trump antagonist Avenatti threaten Nike trial in NY

Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti's arrest on allegations he engaged in fraud and money laundering by hiding $1 million from creditors while on bail threatens the upcoming trial of the critic of U.S...
Reuters - Published

Trump antagonist Avenatti's extortion trial in New York may be delayed after arrest

Michael Avenatti's criminal trial for trying to extort Nike Inc may be delayed following the celebrity lawyer's unexpected arrest late on Tuesday in California for allegedly violating his bail..
Reuters - Published

Arrested Trump foe Avenatti must face 'vindictive' Nike extortion case in NY

A federal judge on Wednesday rejected Michael Avenatti's bid to dismiss criminal charges accusing him of trying to extort Nike Inc , after the celebrity lawyer claimed he was targeted in a "vindictive"..
Reuters - Published

Expulsion at end of rainbow, Benedict Arnold, Batman thief: News from around our 50 states

New York eyes racial bias in subway fare-evasion policing, Virginia gets closer to ratifying Equal Rights Amendment, and more
USATODAY.com - Published

Six jail guards at New York's Rikers Island charged with taking bribes, smuggling drugs

U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday charged six jail guards with taking bribes to smuggle drugs and cellphones into New York City's infamous Rikers Island, a prison complex officials have vowed to close due to..
Reuters - Published

AP Top Stories January 14 P

Here's the latest for Tuesday January 14th: Pompeo fails to show for Congressional panel; Large blaze knocks out market in Haiti; St. Louis prosecutor files suit against city alleging racism; Harvey..
USATODAY.com - Published

NY bar still pouring 100 years after prohibition

NY bar still pouring 100 years after prohibition  
USATODAY.com - Published

New York drug distributor exits opioids after admitting role in crisis

A New York company that was the first drug distributor to face U.S. felony charges for its role in fueling the opioid crisis said on Tuesday it will stop distributing controlled pharmaceuticals, which..
Reuters - Published

Model Gigi Hadid shows up for New York jury duty in Weinstein rape trial

More than 100 potential jurors showed up on Monday in a Manhattan courtroom for the rape trial of former movie producer Harvey Weinstein, including model Gigi Hadid.
Reuters - Published

New York Hanukkah machete attack suspect could face potential death penalty trial

The man accused of stabbing at least five people in a machete rampage at the home of a Hasidic rabbi during a Hanukkah celebration could face a death penalty trial if one of his alleged victims, still..
Reuters - Published

New York Hanukkah machete attack suspect pleads not guilty to federal charges

The man accused of stabbing at least five people in a machete rampage at the home of a Hasidic rabbi during a Hanukkah celebration pleaded not guilty to federal hate crime charges on Monday.
Reuters - Published

Potential jurors report to New York court for second week of Weinstein rape trial

Jury selection in the rape trial of former movie producer Harvey Weinstein entered its second week Monday as the judge and lawyers in the case choose a panel of 12 impartial New Yorkers to decide his..
Reuters - Published

NYC water main break causes delays

NYC water main break causes delays  
USATODAY.com - Published

New York is in uproar over push to ax gifted programs. This school is doing it anyway

At holiday concerts, one class would be mostly white, followed by a class of mostly black students. Parents at the NYC school ended gifted programs.
USATODAY.com - Published

Judge Judy Has Issued Her Decision: She Likes Michael Bloomberg

Judith Sheindlin, the no-nonsense TV megastar, is entering politics by campaigning for Mr. Bloomberg, the former New York mayor. It was not as unlikely a pairing as it might seem.
NYTimes.com - Published

New York settles with South Carolina firm it accused of predatory lending

New York regulators on Friday reached a $3.76 million settlement with a South Carolina firm that they said engaged in predatory lending by luring vulnerable consumers into buying rundown homes financed..
Reuters - Published

Weinstein protesters gather outside courthouse

Dozens of protesters gathered outside a New York courthouse Friday where jury selection in the Harvey Weinstein rape trial is underway. The women hoped to raise awareness about the laws and legal..
USATODAY.com - Published

Will having a lead female defense attorney help Harvey Weinstein? The jury is out

When Donna Rotunno agreed to represent former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein as lead defense attorney in his New York rape trial, she believed that her gender could prove to be an asset in the..
Reuters - Published

Donor to Trump Inauguration Charged With Obstructing Investigation

Imaad Zuberi was said by federal prosecutors in New York to have deleted emails and backdated a check to hide the sources of money he donated.
NYTimes.com - Published

'Apprentice' contestant's lawsuit against Trump goes to top New York court

New York state's highest court will consider whether U.S. President Donald Trump must face a defamation lawsuit by a former contestant on "The Apprentice," in a showdown that could help determine..
Reuters - Published

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