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New York City: Largest city in the United States
The City of New York, usually referred to as either New York City (NYC) 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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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..
Reuters - Published

Videos for New York City


Bloomberg makes bombshell apology for "stop and frisk" [Video]Bloomberg makes bombshell apology for "stop and frisk"

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg admitted he was wrong to support the "stop and frisk" police practice that ensnared disproportionate numbers of blacks and Latinos, apologizing to a largely..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:57Published

Prince Andrew says he has no recollection of meeting accuser - BBC [Video]Prince Andrew says he has no recollection of meeting accuser - BBC

Britain's Prince Andrew said in comments broadcast on Friday that he had no recollection of ever meeting an American woman who alleges she was forced to have sex with him when she was underage.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:12Published

Dermatologists Share Their Skin-Care Regimens [Video]Dermatologists Share Their Skin-Care Regimens

Allure spoke with six top aestheticians about their skin-care routines. Here are some of the tips they swear by: 1. For those struggling acne and eczema, keep your routine simple. Shari Marchbein, a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

UK royal Prince Andrew says he was wrong the stay at home of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein [Video]UK royal Prince Andrew says he was wrong the stay at home of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein

Andrew also said he had "no recollection" of meeting Virginia Giuffre, who claims she was forced to have sex with the British royal in London, New York and on a private Caribbean island between 1999..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:30Published

Bloomberg would cut into Biden’s lead - poll [Video]Bloomberg would cut into Biden’s lead - poll

If former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg enters the 2020 Democratic presidential nominating race, he will be the fifth most-popular candidate, and his presence may draw more support away from..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:50Published

Restaurants ditch dining rooms as deliveries soar [Video]Restaurants ditch dining rooms as deliveries soar

Restaurants are doing away with dining rooms as consumers increasingly order food deliveries through apps such as Uber Eats and GrubHub. Lisa Bernhard has more.

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Nina Dobrev back on the red carpet days after allergic reaction puts her in the hospital [Video]Nina Dobrev back on the red carpet days after allergic reaction puts her in the hospital

Nina Dobrev returned to the spotlight in New York on Wednesday night, just three days after a severe allergic reaction put her in the hospital.

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A look inside Qantas' London-Sydney test flight [Video]A look inside Qantas' London-Sydney test flight

Qantas Airways completed a 19 -hour and 19-minute non-stop test flight from London to Sydney on Friday, as it nears a decision on whether to order planes for what would be the world's longest-ever..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:51Published

Spike Lee to direct hip-hop 'Romeo and Juliet' [Video]Spike Lee to direct hip-hop 'Romeo and Juliet'

Spike Lee is to direct a version of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet set in the 1980s New York hip-hop scene.

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Daisy Ridley freaked out by creepy New York fan [Video]Daisy Ridley freaked out by creepy New York fan

Daisy Ridley needed therapy after a scary encounter with a fan, who followed her to her hotel after chasing her through the streets of New York.

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Trump-Appointed Judge Rules Against Trump In Tax Return Legal Kerfuffle [Video]Trump-Appointed Judge Rules Against Trump In Tax Return Legal Kerfuffle

House Democrats got one step closer on Monday to having a look at President Donald Trump's tax returns. Trump now can't prevent House Democrats from taking advantage of a recently passed New York law...

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Wall Street Slips: Trump, Hong Kong [Video]Wall Street Slips: Trump, Hong Kong

(Reuters) - Wall Street’s main indexes fell on Monday, as prospects of a quick resolution to the U.S.-China trade war dimmed following comments from President Donald Trump, while escalating violence..

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Pence lays a wreath, says every veteran a 'hero' [Video]Pence lays a wreath, says every veteran a 'hero'

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington, Virginia on Veterans Day Monday, and described every veteran as a "hero to the American people."

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:51Published

Sanders slams Bloomberg for eyeing 2020 bid [Video]Sanders slams Bloomberg for eyeing 2020 bid

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders slammed billionaire Michael Bloomberg's possible White House run, a move that could greatly disrupt the Democratic field just three months before the first nominating..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:12Published

Kanye West Announces Presidential Run [Video]Kanye West Announces Presidential Run

Extra reports that Kanye West recently made a big announcement during a surprise appearance at the Fast Company Innovation Festival in NYC. The musician and entrepreneur said that he wants to run for..

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Bezos Reportedly Called Bloomberg: Asked If He Would Run For President [Video]Bezos Reportedly Called Bloomberg: Asked If He Would Run For President

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos called former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg earlier this year and asked him if he was interested in running for president, according to Recode. Bloomberg filed paperwork..

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Yokan, a jellied red bean dessert from Japan, is celebrated in NY [Video]Yokan, a jellied red bean dessert from Japan, is celebrated in NY

"Why not spread the sweetness?" - Mitsuharu Kurokawa, managing director of Toraya Confectionery Co., Bill Yosses, former White House pastry chef and Dylan Lauren, owner of Dylan's Candy Bar give the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:13Published

Trump To Ask US Supreme Court To Overturn Tax Return Ruling [Video]Trump To Ask US Supreme Court To Overturn Tax Return Ruling

President Donald Trump plans to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a recent ruling. The ruling requires his accounting firm to turn over eight years of his tax returns to New York prosecutors...

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Trump says Bloomberg 'doesn't have the magic' [Video]Trump says Bloomberg 'doesn't have the magic'

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday responded to reports that former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is strongly considering entering the Democratic presidential nomination. "He's not going to..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:08Published

Kanye West rents out Burberry store to screen new video [Video]Kanye West rents out Burberry store to screen new video

Kanye West turned a New York City Burberry store into a performance space on Wednesday night to premiere his new music video, ‘Follow God’.

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Michael Bloomberg Might Join The 2020 Presidential Race [Video]Michael Bloomberg Might Join The 2020 Presidential Race

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg may join the 2020 presidential race. According to Reuters, he might go for the Democratic presidential nomination. Bloomberg is skeptical that any of the..

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Trump Accuses New York Sate's Attorney General [Video]Trump Accuses New York Sate's Attorney General

President Donald Trump accused New York state’s attorney general. Trump said he mischaracterized a settlement his charitable foundation had. According to Reuters, the foundation will pay $2 million..

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Bloomberg mulls 2020 run again [Video]Bloomberg mulls 2020 run again

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is strongly considering entering the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, a move that could greatly disrupt the field just three months..

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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.
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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


IndiaTimes - Published

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...
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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


IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •DNA

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

PM Modi inaugurates 'Gandhi Solar Park' at United Nations Headquarters

World leaders including Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and President of South Korea Moon-Jae-in were also present at the occasion in New York.
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

PM Modi meets with leaders of Pacific Island countries in New York

The leaders deliberated on a wide range of issues, including sharing of development experiences for attainment of sustainable development goals (SDGs), enhancing cooperation in renewable energy,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Britain's Johnson, in talks with Iran's Rouhani, urges release of imprisoned dual nationals

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson called for the immediate release of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and other dual nationals imprisoned in Iran during a meeting with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani in..
Reuters - Published

Even as 'Quad' meets in New York, India, US, Japan all set for Malabar wargames


IndiaTimes - Published

'Father of India': Trump compliments PM Modi for bringing 'torn' India together

The two leaders met for the second time in two days, this time for a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in New York.
DNA - Published

Trump asks what a third North Korean summit would yield

U.S. President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in held a summit in New York on Monday to discuss plans to restart U.S.-North Korea talks, as Seoul's spy agency said the..
Reuters - Published

After meeting at 'Howdy, Modi', PM to hold talks with President Trump in New York today

Trump meanwhile, called PM Modi as "one of Americas most devoted and most loyal friend" who is "doing a truly exceptional job for India and all of the Indian people".
DNA - Published

Trump discusses North Korea with South's Moon, asks what a third Kim summit would yield

U.S. President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart held a summit in New York on Monday to discuss plans to restart U.S.-North Korea talks, as the allies prepare for talks in Seoul on sharing..
Reuters - Published

El Salvador president to discuss migration with Trump after asylum deal

El Salvador said on Monday its president would discuss migration with U.S. President Donald Trump this week in New York, after agreeing the United States could send back asylum seekers who cross El..
Reuters - Published

Varadkar and Tusk say no UK proposals yet that can replace backstop

Ireland's prime minister met European Council President Donald Tusk in New York on Monday for 45 minutes to take stock of the latest Brexit developments.
Reuters - Published

UK PM Johnson says: don't expect Brexit breakthrough in New York

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday cautioned that there would be no Brexit breakthrough at talks with European leaders in New York as gaps remained but said significant progress had been..
Reuters - Published

Modi in US: Prime Minister arrives in New York to take part in 74th UNGA session

The Prime Minister will be addressing the General Assembly for the second time.
DNA - Published

PM Modi arrives in New York for 74th UN General Assembly session

PM Modi's day Monday will begin with the high-level Climate Action Summit hosted by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in the UN General Assembly chamber.
IndiaTimes - Published

'Farewell Texas!' PM Modi departs for New York to attend 74th UNGA

The Prime Minister will be addressing the General Assembly for the second time.
DNA - Published

Saudi Arabia seeks action against Iran after oil attack, allies wary

Saudi Arabia will seek to make a case at a global gathering in New York this week for concerted action to punish and deter arch-foe Iran after strikes on Saudi oil plants rattled global markets and..
Reuters - Published

Iran to present plan for Gulf security at U.N. this week

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will present a plan for creating security in the Gulf in cooperation with other countries in the region when he attends the United Nations General Assembly in New York..
Reuters - Published

After 'Howdy Modi,' Trump and India's PM could sign trade deal

The United States and India are racing to negotiate a limited trade deal that U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi can sign at the United Nations General Assembly in New..
Reuters - Published

UK PM Johnson to meet European leaders in New York in push for Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will hold talks with European leaders on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York next week as part of his push to secure a Brexit deal by the..
Reuters - Published

If Pak stoops low at UN, we will soar high, says India’s UN envoy

India's UN envoy Syed Akbaruddin said if Pakistan stooped low, India would soar high with its response. "What Pakistan leaders to do is their call. We've seen them mainstream terrorism in the past," he..
IndiaTimes - Published

Millions of young people, led by Sweden's Thunberg, to strike for climate action

With world leaders about to gather in New York for a UN Climate Action Summit next week, millions of young people from Australia to Iceland will take off from school or work on Friday to demand urgent..
Reuters - Published

India will soar high if Pakistan stoops low by raising Kashmir issue at UN: Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has vowed to raise the Kashmir issue at the UN General Assembly (UNGA) session in New York on September 27. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also scheduled to speak on..
IndiaTimes - Published

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