A police vehicle blocks a street near the United Nations headquarters Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, in New York. The 76th Session of the UN General Assembly begins this week. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

As leaders reconvene at UN, climate and COVID top the list

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Last year, no leaders came at all. This year will be quite different — sort of. With the coronavirus pandemic still raging in many parts of…

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The 9/11 Memorial is seen on the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks in Manhattan, New York on September 11, 2021. (Photo by MIKE SEGAR / AFP)

Calls for unity as divided US marks 20th anniversary of 9/11

America marked the 20th anniversary of 9/11 Saturday with pleas for unity at solemn ceremonies given added resonance by the messy withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan and return to…

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This photo taken on September 11, 2001, a man stands in the rubble, and calls out asking if anyone needs help, after the collapse of the first of the twin towers of the World Trade Center Tower in lower Manhattan, New York. (Photo by Doug Kanter / AFP)

Op-Ed: Twenty years on, reflections on Sept 11

The quick fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban has made the 20th anniversary of Sept 11 even more sad. The loss of tens of thousands of lives, both American and Afghan,…

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Floodwater surrounds vehicles following heavy rain on an expressway in Brooklyn, New York early on September 2, 2021, as flash flooding and record-breaking rainfall brought by the remnants of Storm Ida swept through the area. (Photo by Ed JONES / AFP)

Eight dead in New York City as Ida brings flash flooding

New York (AFP) – The remnants of Hurricane Ida triggered spectacular flash flooding and a rare state of emergency in New York City overnight into Thursday and killed at least eight…

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US urges over 150 world leaders not to come to UN over COVID

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States is urging the more than 150 countries planning to send their leader or a government minister to New York to speak in person…

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In this file photo taken on May 19, 2021,women dance in a park in front of the Manhattan skyline as Covid-19 restrictions ease on May 19, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP)

New York imposes Covid pass as virus returns to China’s Wuhan

New York (AFP) – New York on Tuesday announced the introduction of a de facto vaccine pass for some public spaces, as China’s Wuhan said it would test all 11 million…

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‘V Violette’ making Thais proud on Times Square billboard

Thai-Belgian singer ‘Violette Wautier’, also known as ‘V Violette’, is now featured on a billboard in the middle of New York’s Times Square with #SpotifyEqual, a campaign celebrating 35 female…

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People gather in Central Park in New York on May 22, 2021. – After 16 months of restrictions in place due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, New Yorkers can now enjoy a city where most restrictions have been lifted. But true to their caution since the beginning of the pandemic, many are still reluctant to party and go back to their pre-pandemic social lives. (Photo by Kena Betancur / AFP)

New Yorkers ready to party again — just not indoors

After 14 months of lockdown and restrictions, New Yorkers can now enjoy a city where most of these limitations have been lifted. But many have retained the cautious approach they…

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Marijuana activists hand out free joints to vaccinated New Yorkers on April 20, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP)

‘Joints for jabs’: free marijuana for vaccinated New Yorkers

New Yorkers who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 were able to get an unlikely freebie Tuesday: a marijuana joint. Activists celebrating the recent legalization of recreational pot in New York state handed…

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Performer Peppermint participates in ‘We Will Be Back’, a live pop-up event and commemoration of Broadway’s ‘lost year’ at Time Square on March 12, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP)

After a dark year, Broadway sees light at the end of the summer

“We will be back!” a dozen singers proclaimed in the middle of New York’s Times Square, in a pop-up event commemorating the one-year anniversary of Broadway going dim. A clear…

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File Photo (Agence France-Presse/AFP / Kena Betancur)

New York may partially reopen May 15: Cuomo

New York, which has ground to a halt to stop the coronavirus pandemic, may start reopening manufacturing and construction after May 15, Governor Andrew Cuomo said Sunday. Cuomo, however, said…

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Ambulances park toward the Manhattan skyline during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, U.S., April 24, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Coronavirus came to New York from Europe, not China, governor says

(Reuters) – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday pointed to research showing that strains of the novel coronavirus entered his state from Europe, not China, and said that travel…

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A woman is loaded into an ambulance by paramedics in the Harlem neighbourhood of Manhattan during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID19) in New York City, New York, U.S., April 8, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Speed of coronavirus deaths shocks doctors as New York toll hits new high

NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York, the hardest-hit state in America, on Wednesday reported its highest number of coronavirus-related deaths in a single day with even veteran doctors and nurses…

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Probe urged into link between Future Forward party and protest against PM in New York

Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan said today (Friday) that that an investigation should be launched into whether the Future Forward party was connected with a protest against Prime Minister…

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Protesters against PM in New York can’t speak Thai or know Thailand’s location on a map

A small group of people, believed to be Mexicans and Peruvians, rallied in front of a hotel in New York, where Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and his Thai delegation were…

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Mugshots of bombing suspect Cesar Sayoc are reflected on a portrait of US President Donald Trump prior to a press conference at the Department of Justice in Washington DC on Friday.

Florida man charged in connection with 14 bombs sent to Trump critics

PLANTATION, Fla. (Reuters) – The man suspected of mailing at least 14 pipe bombs to some of US President Donald Trump’s leading critics was arrested on Friday in Florida on…

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New York City Police arrive outside the Time Warner Building October 24 after an explosive device was was delivered to CNN’s New York bureau.

Bombs sent to Trump critics Biden, De Niro as US manhunt intensifies

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The two bombs sent to former Vice President Joe Biden and a third to actor Robert De Niro on Thursday were similar to the devices intended…

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