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New York governor urges NYC police to better enforce social distancing

Washington/Xinhua: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday urged the New York City Police Department to step up enforcing social distancing rules on bars and restaurants while COVID-19 hospitalizations and ICU patients in the state have dropped to their lowest levels since March.

Fahim Saleh murder: Aide of Gokada's CEO arrested

New York/IBNS: The personal assistant of ride-hailing app Gokada's CEO Fahim Saleh was arrested on Friday for allegedly murdering the young entrepreneur, media reports said.

Ride-hailing app Gokada's CEO Fahim Saleh found dismembered in New York flat

New York/IBNS: Fahim Saleh, the 33-year old CEO of ride-hailing app Gokada, was found dismembered at his flat in New York.

Seven people shot in New York in 3 separate incidents within 10 minutes

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: Seven people were shot late on Monday in the Brooklyn borough, located in the US city of New York, in three separate incidents within ten minutes, The Daily Mail newspaper reported on Tuesday.

New York City Mayor announces lifting of curfew, decision effective immediately

Washiington/Sputnik: New York City is lifting the curfew on Sunday and the decision will be "effective immediately," Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Sunday in the wake of peaceful protests against racism and police violence in the area.

Facebook says it found no foreign interference in Floyd protests

Los Angeles/Xinhua: Facebook said on Friday that it has not seen any foreign interference using its platform to meddle in the demonstrations across the country related to the death of George Floyd.

Thousands Gather in New York City to Remember George Floyd

New York/Sputnik/UNI; Thousands of New Yorkers are marching from Brooklyn to Manhattan to mark the life and death of George Floyd, an African American man who died in police custody.

Man stabs father to death during Zoom video call in New York

New York/IBNS: A 72-year-old man died after he was stabbed more than a dozen times by his son while he was on a Zoom video call with about 20 other people, said media reports.

NYC schools to close over COVID-19 concerns

New York/Xinhua/UNI:  Due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said that the city's public schools will close starting on Monday.

Youth leaders share positive visions of the future, as Guterres launches UN75 in New York

New York/IBNS: Six youth leaders from around the world were at UN Headquarters in New York on Wednesday to share their ambitious visions for a future where international cooperation is prioritized and everyone’s voice is heard.

Hundreds of New York activists demand US to lower tensions with Iran amid escalation

New York/Sputnik/UNI: Hundreds of people took to the streets of New York on late Thursday to protest a potential US military action against Iran.

Anti-war protesters rally in NYC following US airstrike in Iraq

New York/Xinhua: Hundreds of anti-war protesters rallied Saturday in Times Square of New York City (NYC), in the wake of a US airstrike near Baghdad International Airport, which killed an Iranian commander and resulted in Iran vowing to retaliate.

Antisemitism, intolerance, can be unlearned, Guterres tells New York commemoration

New York/IBNS: Since nobody is born to hate, intolerance can be prevented and unlearned, the UN Secretary-General said on Thursday, in a speech underlining his continued fight to stamp out antisemitism, racism and other forms of hatred.  

US President Donald Trump shifts permanent residence from New York to Florida

Washington/IBNS: US President Donald Trump has announced that he will now make Florida his permanent home instead of Trump Tower in New York.

Dozens of climate activists arrested in New York during protest

New York (Xinhua/UNI) Over 60 people were arrested here during a climate change protest as the group occupied an intersection in Times Square and blocked traffic for miles.