[NFA] Half of the eight workers shot to death at an Indianapolis FedEx facility belonged to the Sikh religious community, leading the New York-based advocacy group, Sikh Coalition, to urge a probe of possible racial or ethnic hatred as a factor. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
A video of an Asian American woman being attacked in New York City by a man has gone viral. New York Police Department said the suspect wanted in the brutal attack has been arrested. According to surveillance footage released by police, the incident took place on Monday. The 65-year-old woman was walking in midtown Manhattan a few blocks from Times Square. In video, the man is seen repeatedly kicking her in stomach & knocking her to ground. Police said the man also stomped on her face while shouting anti-Asian insults at her. Video shows two people nearby, who appeared to be security guards, did not intervene. The woman was discharged from hospital on Tuesday after being treated for the injuries. Attack comes amid a spike in anti-Asian hate crimes and weeks after mass shooting in Atlanta. Mayor Bill de Blasio called the incident 'absolutely disgusting and outrageous’.
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An Asian American woman was walking through the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood of Manhattan on Monday morning when the most unfortunate incident happened with her. The 65-year-old woman stopped abruptly outside a luxury condo tower after a stranger approached her. Suddenly, the man kicked her in the stomach, knocking her to the sidewalk, and then brutally stomped on her head again and again. All the while, according to the police he spewed slurs at her.
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The New York Police Department is investigating what they say is a “hate crime assault” against a 65-year-old Asian woman who was punched and kicked in midtown Manhattan by an attacker who allegedly made anti-Asian statements toward her, according to the police.
Donald Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen was interviewed for the seventh time by prosecutors from the Manhattan district attorney’s office, which is pursuing an investigation into the former President. CNN’s Kara Scannell has the details.