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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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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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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..

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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.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:22Published

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..

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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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No Trousers Tube Ride 2020 [Video]No Trousers Tube Ride 2020

Hundreds of people in central London take part in the No Trousers Tube Ride 2020. Aiming to surprise travelers and tourists, groups of around 50 people all boarded the Tube network in different places..

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Texas First State To Refuse Refugees Under Trump [Video]Texas First State To Refuse Refugees Under Trump

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Governor Greg Abbott of Texas on Friday became the first governor in the country to refuse to accept refugees after President Donald Trump signed an executive order empowering..

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New York judge refuses to step down from Harvey Weinstein trial [Video]New York judge refuses to step down from Harvey Weinstein trial

Harvey Weinstein has been denied his request for a new judge to oversee his New York trial for r*pe and s*xual assault.

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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..
Reuters - Published

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...
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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


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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

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

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