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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 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, significantly influencing 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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After a Four Seasons breakfast, Harvey Weinstein sent to dank New York jail

Harvey Weinstein's day began with expensive coffee and Acqua Panna mineral water at a breakfast meeting with his lawyers in a Four Seasons hotel near Manhattan's criminal courts.
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Weinstein taken to jail in ambulance

Harvey Weinstein was taken from a New York City courthouse in an ambulance Monday after being convicted of rape and sexual assault. (Feb. 24)  
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Bill de Blasio Criticizes Pete Buttigieg Attacks On Bernie Sanders [Video]Bill de Blasio Criticizes Pete Buttigieg Attacks On Bernie Sanders

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio criticized South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg. He said Buttigieg doesn’t “understand the movement” Sanders “has built.” De Blasio said: "Your..

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Weinstein Is Guilty In New York [Video]Weinstein Is Guilty In New York

Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein has been in the spotlight for rape over the past few years. Weinstein was officially convicted of sexual assault and rape in a New York court on Monday. Reuters..

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Weinstein convicted of rape in milestone verdict [Video]Weinstein convicted of rape in milestone verdict

Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein was convicted of sexual assault and rape by a New York jury on Monday and handcuffed in court, a milestone verdict for the #MeToo movement that inspired women to..

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Harvey Weinstein Found Guilty of Rape and Criminal Sexual Assault in New York Trial | THR News [Video]Harvey Weinstein Found Guilty of Rape and Criminal Sexual Assault in New York Trial | THR News

A jury of 12 men and women has convicted former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein guilty on two of the five potential criminal charges he faced in his New York County trial.

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Crosshairs on Weinstein's back -Defense lawyer [Video]Crosshairs on Weinstein's back -Defense lawyer

A lawyer for Weinstein, Arthur Aidala, told reporters it was "ridiculous" that Weinstein had many crosshairs on his back and said the defense team would be "asking for bail pending appeal."

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Weinstein survivors 'were heard' -NY District Attorney [Video]Weinstein survivors 'were heard' -NY District Attorney

After Harvey Weinstein was convicted of sexual assault and rape by a New York jury, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance told reporters "rape is rape'" and referred to it as the "new landscape for..

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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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Harvey Weinstein guilty: Read what Jessica Mann, Miriam Haleyi say he did in their own words

Read accounts shared by Miriam Haleyi and Jessica Mann when they took the stand in a New York courtroom before Harvey Weinstein's guilty verdict.
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Weinstein found guilty of sexual assault, rape, in victory for #MeToo movement

Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein was convicted of sexual assault and rape in a New York court on Monday and taken off to jail in handcuffs, a victory for the #MeToo movement that inspired women..
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In victory for #MeToo movement, Weinstein found guilty of sexual assault, rape

Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein was convicted of sexual assault and rape in a New York court on Monday and taken off to jail in handcuffs, a victory for the #MeToo movement that inspired women..
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After conviction, Weinstein has roadmap for appeal

Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein's conviction on charges of sexual assault and rape marks the end of his New York trial, but is likely the beginning of a long legal battle in the appeals..
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Former Hollywood producer Weinstein convicted of sexual assault, rape, held in custody

Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein was convicted of sexual assault and rape by a New York jury on Monday and handcuffed in court, a milestone verdict for the #MeToo movement that inspired women to..
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Weinstein jury back to work with signs of split

Jurors at Harvey Weinstein's New York City rape trial are set to resume deliberations after signaling they are at odds on the top charges in the closely watched #MeToo case. (Feb. 24)  
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Child sexual abuse survivors deal with bankruptcy, old evidence after laws extend statute of limitations

Laws such as New York's Child Victims Act extend statute of limitations for lawsuits by sex abuse victims against Boy Scouts and the Catholic church.
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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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Michael Bloomberg agrees to release three women from nondisclosure agreements his firm signed over comments he made

The statement from Mike Bloomberg comes days after the former New York City mayor was slammed about the agreements by Democratic rivals in the Las Vegas debate.
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BTS greeted by screaming fans in New York

K-pop band BTS were greeted by hundreds of fans lining New York's Rockefeller Plaza as they were interviewed on NBC's "Today" show. (Feb. 21)  
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Battered by Dem debate, Bloomberg doubles down

Analysts say New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg has to find better defenses for his record on race and gender issues as he hits the campaign trail heading to Super Tuesday. (Feb. 21)  
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Robbery looks unlikely as motive in rapper Pop Smoke's death, police say

The home-invasion death of up-and-coming New York rapper Pop Smoke does not appear to be part of a robbery, police said Thursday.
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'To Kill a Mockingbird' to play in Madison Square Garden

Madison Square Garden is inviting approximately 18,000 New York City students to see Broadway play, "To Kill a Mockingbird." It marks the first time the legendary arena will host a play. (Feb. 21)
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He was his own best client: Sy Sperling, founder of Hair Club for Men, dies at 78

The businessman, who started in New York selling swimming pools, died a late-night commercial icon.
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Jurors in Weinstein trial focus on 'Sopranos' actress Sciorra

New York jurors weighing rape and sexual assault charges against former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein ended their third day of deliberations by asking on Thursday to review testimony from actress..
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FERC rules clean energy must pay higher market price in New York

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Thursday issued a suite of orders that will require subsidized energy storage and renewable power resource providers to meet a price floor in New York..
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Michael Bloomberg was confronted about sexism claims at the Nevada Democratic debate. How could they affect his campaign?

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is having to answer for numerous claims of sexism and a hostile work environment.
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Bloomberg campaigns in Utah after first debate

One day after his first appearance in a Democratic presidential debate, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg took his campaign to Salt Lake City. (Feb. 20)  
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Bus catches fire on NJ highway

A commuter bus carrying passengers into New York City caught fire on a New Jersey highway early Thursday. No injuries were reported. (Feb. 20)  
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What we know about where things stand with the NFL CBA negotiations

Another round of the NFL's collective bargaining agreement meetings are underway in New York City. Here's what we know so far.
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'People need to speak their truth': Even with Gerrit Cole in the room, Yankees players continue to rip Astros

The Yankees lost to the Astros in the ALCS in 2017 and 2019, and New York's players continue to vent their frustrations about the scandal that has rocked baseball.
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Jury selection begins in 'The Jinx' murder trial of Robert Durst

Jury selection began on Wednesday in the Los Angeles murder trial of Robert Durst, the ailing New York real estate scion whose arrest prosecutors say was hastened by his confession to multiple killings..
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Rapper Pop Smoke dead at 20, music world mourns 'unexpected and tragic loss'

New York rapper Pop Smoke was shot and killed in a home invasion Wednesday morning, according to reports.
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Weinstein arrives for day 2 of jury deliberations

Harvey Weinstein arrived at a New York City courthouse Wednesday as jurors returned for a second day of deliberations in the rape trail that could send him to prison for the rest of his life. (Feb...
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Michael Bloomberg is not the candidate who can beat Donald Trump

Michael Bloomberg is trying to hide his Republican New York City mayoral record.
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Weinstein's legal problems extend beyond New York criminal trial

A New York jury began deliberations on Tuesday in the rape trial of former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Regardless of the verdict, Weinstein's legal problems are far from over.
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Boy Scouts own property worth millions in NY. How will bankruptcy affect the camps?

Local Boy Scout councils own dozens of properties across New York worth more than $101 million, according to tax records.
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Jurors in Weinstein's rape trial to begin deciding former producer's fate

New York jurors on Tuesday will begin deliberating the fate of former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, who is on trial for rape in a case that has become a milestone for the #MeToo movement.
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‘Most Visible Jews’ Fear Being Targets as Anti-Semitism Rises

More than half of the hate crimes in New York City last year were attacks on Jewish people. Orthodox Jews are particularly at risk.
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New York drops fight against T-Mobile-Sprint merger

New York on Sunday 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.
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U.S. Border Patrol to send Tactical Unit officers to 'sanctuary cities'

The Trump administration is deploying highly trained officers to boost arrests of unauthorized immigrants in a number of cities, including Los Angeles, Chicago and New York, the latest move in a battle..
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New York prosecutor says former movie producer Weinstein abused his power

New York prosecutors told jurors that Harvey Weinstein abused his power and lacked empathy in a closing argument on Friday at the former movie producer's weeks-long rape trial, a milestone of the..
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Factbox: How powerful was Harvey Weinstein? His film legacy paints a picture

At the heart of Harvey Weinstein’s New York rape trial is a power dynamic between a producer of some of the biggest culture-defining films of the past 20 years and two women who accuse him of abusing..
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Edie Falco stays close to home with new show, 'Tommy'

Emmy-award winning actress Edie Falco talks about her new role, playing the first female chief of police in Los Angeles in CBS drama, "Tommy." She also discusses how it was possible to film a show set..
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Bloomberg in Houston, campaigns for Black votes

Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg campaigned for black voters in Houston on Thursday. The former New York City Mayor repeated his apology for the "stop-and-frisk" police policy and..
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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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Illegal alien or undocumented immigrant? Colorado the latest to debate replacing terms

A Colorado lawmaker proposed replacing illegal alien with undocumented immigrant, bringing arguments heard in New York and Congress to a swing state.
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The Andrew Yang Exit Interview

He thinks New York City should offer a universal basic income. (And he hasn’t ruled out running for mayor.)
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Weinstein's lawyer assails accusers' credibility in New York rape trial closing argument

A lawyer for Harvey Weinstein on Thursday took aim at the credibility of the women accusing the former movie producer of sexual assault and urged jurors in the closing arguments of his New York trial..
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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..
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Lawrence Pierce, Federal Judge in New York, Dies at 95

Appointed by Nixon in 1971 and promoted by Reagan, he was one of a few black jurists on the federal bench. He considered himself a Republican civil libertarian.
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