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New York City: Largest city in the United States
New York City (NYC), officially known as the City of New York and often called simply New York (NY), is the most populous city in the United States. With an estimated 2018 population of 8,398,748 distributed over 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 U.S. 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. New York City has been described as the cultural capital of the world, and exerts a significant impact upon commerce, entertainment, research, technology, education, politics, tourism, art, fashion, and sports. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy.

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Jaishankar holds 'very good meeting' with German counterpart; discusses counter-terrorism

Jaishankar, who also inaugurated the Indian pavilion at the Berlin International Film Festival, thanked the German Foreign Minister for his country's "strong support" for the expanded India-EU..
IndiaTimes - Published

On the trail: Bloomberg targeted by Democratic rivals, Biden raises money for crucial states

U.S. Democratic presidential candidates took aim on Thursday at a rival whose name has not yet appeared on the ballot in the early voting states but whose television ads have blanketed the airwaves:..
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Schumer is 'guilty' of spending thousands on cheesecake [Video]Schumer is 'guilty' of spending thousands on cheesecake

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer responded to reports on Sunday (February 23) that he has spent more than eight thousand dollars in the past decade on New York-based Junior's Cheesecake.

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Amazon criticized for 'Hunters', anti-Semitic books [Video]Amazon criticized for 'Hunters', anti-Semitic books

The Auschwitz Memorial criticized Amazon on Sunday for fictitious depictions of the Holocaust in its Prime series "Hunters" and for selling books of Nazi propaganda.

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Bloomberg offers to release 3 women from non-disclosures [Video]Bloomberg offers to release 3 women from non-disclosures

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg said on Friday that his company has identified three women bound by non-disclosure agreements regarding his past conduct and that they would be..

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Weinstein jury deadlocked on most serious sexual assault charges [Video]Weinstein jury deadlocked on most serious sexual assault charges

The jury in Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault trial in New York said on Friday they were deadlocked on the most serious criminal charges and suggested they were unanimous on the others leveled against..

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Democratic candidates make final bid for Nevada votes [Video]Democratic candidates make final bid for Nevada votes

Democratic candidates and volunteers are canvasing Nevada in cars, on foot, and even on horseback a day before the state holds a nominating contest in the 2020 race for the White House. This report..

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Baby Yoda toy makes its big debut [Video]Baby Yoda toy makes its big debut

A new Baby Yoda doll, based on The Child character from the Disney+ series 'The Mandalorian,' proved more than ready for its closeup at a New York press event Thursday. Lisa Bernhard has more.

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'So how was your night last night?': Bloomberg jokes after debate [Video]'So how was your night last night?': Bloomberg jokes after debate

Speaking in Salt Lake City after a bruising presidential debate, 2020 Democratic candidate Michael Bloomberg on Thursday made a joke to the crowd and then said he is 'worried' that the party could end..

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Jurors Third Day Of Deliberations, Weinstein Trial [Video]Jurors Third Day Of Deliberations, Weinstein Trial

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jurors weighing rape and sexual assault charges against former movie producer Harvey Weinstein began their third day of deliberations in criminal court in Manhattan on Thursday...

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Pacino turns Nazi hunter in TV series debut for Amazon [Video]Pacino turns Nazi hunter in TV series debut for Amazon

The 79-year-old stars in "Hunters", a series about a band of Nazi hunters in New York in the 1970s, inspired by a true story.

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Stocks High On China Stimulus Hopes [Video]Stocks High On China Stimulus Hopes

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The S&P 500 and Nasdaq rose to record closing highs on Wednesday as optimism that China would take more measures to prop up its economy eased concerns about the economic impact of..

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Bloomberg to make debut on 2020 debate stage [Video]Bloomberg to make debut on 2020 debate stage

Michael Bloomberg will make a high-risk debut on the Democratic debate stage in Nevada on Wednesday, joining five presidential rivals who have been eagerly awaiting their chance to confront the..

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Dish loses fewer pay TV customers [Video]Dish loses fewer pay TV customers

Dish Network lost fewer pay-TV subscribers in the latest quarter. As Fred Katayama reports, the satellite TV provider also posted profit that easily beat expectations.

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After Sprint deal, T-Mobile eyes U.S. top spot [Video]After Sprint deal, T-Mobile eyes U.S. top spot

Deutsche Telekom's T-Mobile is eyeing top spot in the U.S. market after its deal to take over Sprint was cleared by judges. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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Billionaire Bloomberg says he'll sell if he wins election [Video]Billionaire Bloomberg says he'll sell if he wins election

Michael Bloomberg announced he would sell his company Bloomberg LP, the financial information company that made him a billionaire, if he is elected to the White House in November. Libby Hogan reports.

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Weinstein Trial Jury Deliberates [Video]Weinstein Trial Jury Deliberates

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The jury in former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial began deliberations on Tuesday on charges that could send him to prison for life, in a case that has become a..

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Pete Davidson jokes about rehab stint during stand-up show [Video]Pete Davidson jokes about rehab stint during stand-up show

The Saturday Night Live star confirmed he checked into a rehab facility while performing at Caroline's on Broadway, New York on Sunday.

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Bloomberg Calls Out Sanders Supporters [Video]Bloomberg Calls Out Sanders Supporters

On Monday, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg criticized Bernie Sanders. Bloomberg posted an online video calling Sanders supporters aggressive. The video featuring violent and derogatory tweets,..

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Democratic rivals take aim at billionaire Bloomberg [Video]Democratic rivals take aim at billionaire Bloomberg

Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg unveiled new ads aimed at boosting his standing with black Americans as his primary rivals attacked his record on race and his free-wheeling political..

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New York drops fight against T-Mobile-Sprint merger [Video]New York drops fight against T-Mobile-Sprint merger

New York has dropped its fight against the $40 billion merger of U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp, saying the state would not appeal a judge's approval of the deal. Ciara Lee..

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Police charge 14-year-old with murder of Barnard student [Video]Police charge 14-year-old with murder of Barnard student

New York police announced the arrest of a 14-year-old boy on Saturday who they said fatally stabbed Barnard College freshman Tessa Majors during a brutal Manhattan robbery two months ago that stunned..

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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio Endorses Sanders' Presidency [Video]New York Mayor Bill de Blasio Endorses Sanders' Presidency

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders in the 2020 Democratic presidential race. According to Reuters, De Blasio also ran for the 2020 presidency but dropped out in September. He..

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On the trail: Democratic White House hopefuls take aim at Bloomberg

U.S. Democratic presidential candidates took aim on Thursday at a rival whose name has not yet appeared on the ballot in the early-voting states, but whose television ads have been blanketing the..
Reuters - Published

U.S. charges five with conspiring to violate oil sanctions on Iran

The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it had charged five people in Texas and New York with conspiring to violate a law on international commerce by arranging to purchase sanctioned Iranian oil..
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For one Chinese family in New York, it was simply time to go home, virus or not

Jonathan Niu got to New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport five hours early on Friday, not least because he had a lot of luggage to check for his flight to his native China: He was hauling..
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New York health commissioner says no confirmed coronavirus case in NYC

Reuters) - New York Health commissioner said on Friday there were no confirmed cases of coronavirus in the city.
Reuters - 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..
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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..
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China makes fresh bid to raise Kashmir issue at UNSC

China has made a fresh pitch to raise the Kashmir issue in a closed-door meeting of the UN Security Council in New York on Wednesday, but the attempt is likely to fail as all other member countries of..
IndiaTimes - 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..
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More potential jurors called to New York court for Weinstein rape trial

Dozens of potential jurors filed into a Manhattan courtroom on Wednesday morning for former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein's rape trial, as the process of selecting impartial New Yorkers to decide..
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U.S. denies Iran's Zarif a visa to attend U.N.: U.S. official

The United States has denied a visa to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif that would have allowed him to attend a United Nations Security Council meeting in New York on Thursday, a U.S...
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Former Mexico security chief tied to Sinaloa cartel pleads not guilty in NY

A former Mexican government official who oversaw public security in his country pleaded not guilty on Friday to U.S. charges he accepted millions of dollars in bribes to protect the Sinaloa drug cartel..
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U.S. sees no domestic threat but New York braces for Iranian retaliation

U.S. authorities and major cities saw no imminent threats on Friday from potential Iranian retaliation over a U.S. air strike that killed Tehran's most prominent military commander, but New York's..
Reuters - Published

New York bracing for retaliation after Iran's top general killed

New York City is bracing for a security threat like never before given the potential for retaliation from Iran after a U.S. air strike in Baghdad on Friday killed Tehran's most prominent military..
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Indian-Americans hold events in New York in support of CAA

Members of the Indian diaspora held events at different places to express their support for the amended Citizenship Act, terming it as a historic step taken by the Indian govt. A group of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Russia says U.N. chief turns blind eye over U.S. visa delays

Russia's Foreign Ministry accused the U.N. secretary general of turning a blind eye to what Moscow says is U.S. delays in issuing visas for Russian officials seeking to travel to the U.N. headquarters..
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World leaders given an F on climate as Thunberg joins Swedish school strikers

Greta Thunberg joined other young climate activists protesting outside the Swedish parliament on Friday for the first time since she embarked on a four-month overseas voyage to attend climate..
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Citizenship Amendment Act not anti-Muslim, says Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh arrived in the US on Monday for the 2019 US-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue in Washington on December 18 and addressed members of the Indian community in New York during an event. Singh..
IndiaTimes - Published

U.S. must fix relations with China to combat climate change: Michael Bloomberg

A future United States government will have to rebuild relations with China to revive international efforts to combat climate change, former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, who is running for..
Reuters - Published

Climate activist Greta Thunberg reaches Lisbon on way to Madrid summit

Climate activist Greta Thunberg arrived in Lisbon on Tuesday after crossing the Atlantic from New York aboard a catamaran ahead of her appearance at a summit in Madrid to demand urgent action on global..
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Greta Thunberg docks in Lisbon after Atlantic crossing

Climate activist Greta Thunberg arrived in Lisbon on Tuesday after making a 20-day crossing from New York aboard the catamaran La Vagabonde, Reuters Television footage showed.
Reuters - Published

New York: Syed Akbaruddin serves langar during Guru Nanak Dev's 550th birth anniversary celebrations

A video shared on the official twitter handle of the Indian mission to the UN shows Akbaruddin serving langar to the devotees gathered at the premises of the mission located here. "The privilege of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan denies entry to Committee to Protect Journalists official

Authorities at Pakistan's Lahore airport denied entry to the Asia coordinator of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), saying his name was on blacklist managed by the Ministry of Interior, a..
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France says foiled September 11-inspired attack

France's interior minister said on Thursday that intelligence services had arrested a man for planning an attack inspired by plane attacks on the World Trade Center in New York in Sept. 2001.
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Judge blocks Trump immigration rule, calls it 'repugnant to American Dream'

A U.S. federal judge in New York on Friday temporarily blocked a Trump administration rule that would deny visas to aspiring immigrants deemed likely to require government assistance, calling it..
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U.S. judge blocks Trump rule limiting green cards for poor immigrants

A U.S. federal judge in New York on Friday temporarily blocked a Trump administration rule that would deny permanent residency to certain aspiring immigrants deemed likely to require government..
Reuters - Published

Honduran president's brother promised 'El Chapo' protection, witness says

Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman tried to give $1 million to Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez's election campaign after being promised protection for his cocaine shipments, a..
Reuters - Published

Kremlin says FBI questioning of Russian lawmaker unacceptable

Moscow considers FBI questioning of a Russian lawmaker unacceptable, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday, after Russian deputy Inga Yumasheva was questioned for an hour by the FBI upon..
Reuters - Published

Russia sends note of protest to U.S. over FBI questioning of MP

The Russian embassy in the United States has sent a note of protest to the U.S. State Department over FBI questioning of a Russian lawmaker in a New York airport overnight.
Reuters - Published

India slams Turkey, Malaysia for raising Kashmir at UNGA

Only three countries - Malaysia, Turkey and China - raised Kashmir at UNGA in New York last month.
DNA - Published

Macron made last-minute bid to get Trump and Rouhani to talk in New York: sources

Before leaving New York last week, French President Emmanuel Macron made a failed last-minute push to get U.S. President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to speak on the sidelines of..
Reuters - Published

The Full Jaishankar: 7 think-tanks in 7 days; after New York, India’s foreign policy czar works on Washington


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UNGA: Young diplomats articulate New India's consistent position, says Syed Akbaruddin

India's envoy to United Nations Syed Akbaruddin speaking exclusively to our diplomatic correspondent Sidhant Sibal in New York
DNA - Published

Democrat leader Tulsi Gabbard meets PM Modi in New York

Gabbard was not present at the mega 'Howdy, Mody!' event in Houston earlier this week due to prior commitments related to her scheduled presidential campaigns.
DNA - Published

U.S. rejects Iran's Zarif request to visit U.N. envoy at New York hospital unless prisoner released

The United States rejected a request by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to visit Iran's United Nations ambassador in a New York hospital where he is being treated for cancer, the U.S...
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U.S. offered to remove all sanctions on Iran in exchange for talks: Iran president

The United States offered to remove all sanctions on Iran in exchange for talks, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday upon returning to Tehran from the United Nations General Assembly in New..
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Eye on China: India, US, Japan and Australia hold 'Quad' ministerial meet

A bid by four of the Indo-Pacific’s largest democracies to band together as a counter to China’s growing might has received increased impetus after the so-called Quad group met for the first time..
IndiaTimes - Published

Quad: US, Japan, India and Australia hold first ministerial at UNGA

The four-way dialogue between the US, Japan, India and Australia - for a free and open Indo-Pacific - was held at the foreign minister's level for the first time on the sidelines of the UN General..
IndiaTimes - Published

Cricket doesn't go with terror: EAM S Jaishankar

Jaishankar met the foreign ministers of G4 (India, Japan, Germany, Brazil) in New York on Thursday and slammed Pakistan for exporting terrorism to India.
DNA - Published

PM Modi meets New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern in New York, discusses terrorism

During the meeting, the leaders discussed global and regional issues of mutual interest, including the issue of international terrorism and appreciated the convergence of views on this matter, the..
DNA - Published

Iraq's president meets with his Iranian counterpart in New York: agency

Iraqi President Barham Saleh met with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on Thursday on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, the Iraqi news agency reported.
Reuters - Published

Pre August 5, Kashmir was in a mess: EAM Jaishankar in New York

EAM Jaishankar said that the government's first concern was to ensure that there was no loss of lives due to violence and demonstrations in the region post abrogation of Article 370.
DNA - Published

Seeking deals not sanctions, Turkey's Erdogan attends Trump reception

Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan met President Donald Trump at a reception in New York on Wednesday, the last day of a trip to attend the U.N. General Assembly that Erdogan had said would include..
Reuters - Published

From inaugrating solar park to being conferred 'Global Goalkeeper Award': PM Modi's hectic schedule at UNGA

It has been a week of hectic engagement for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New York
DNA - Published

'Golden opportunity to invest in India': Modi at Bloomberg Business Forum in New York

"If you want to invest in a market where there is scale, come to India," the Prime Minister said.
DNA - Published

If you want to invest in market where there's scale, come to India: PM Modi in New York

"If you want to invest in a market where the latest trends and features are appreciated, come to India. If you want to invest in start-ups with a huge market, come to India," Modi said.
DNA - Published

PM Modi meets Michael Bloomberg in New York


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India to invest $1.3 trillion dollars in infrastructure: PM Modi in New York

At the Bloomberg Global Forum in the United States, PM Modi said, " Now in the coming years, India is going to invest 1.3 trillion dollars in modern infrastructure. Also, lakhs of crores of rupees are..
DNA - Published

No problem talking to Pakistan but 'Terroristan': S Jaishankar

India has no problem talking to Pakistan but it has a problem talking to “Terroristan”, external affairs minister S Jaishankar said in New York, asserting that Islamabad has created an entire..
IndiaTimes - Published

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