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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.

NYC Empire State Building illuminated for 70th anniversary of PRC's founding

New York, Oct 1 (Xinhua) New York City's landmark Empire State Building was lit with a light show on Monday night in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China (PRC).

Pakistan PM Imran Khan's plane makes emergency landing in NY after developing technical fault

New York: The plane, which was carrying Pakistan PM Imran Khan and the delegation, was rerouted to New York City after it developed technical fault, media reports said on Saturday.

As Imran Khan gears up to deliver UNGA speech, Sindi-Baloch-Muhajir activists gather to protest Pakistan atrocities

New York: At a time when PM Imran Khan is expected to deliver his speech at the UN General Assembly in New York, several activists at the receiving end of atrocities by Pakistani Army and its spy agency ISI, including those seeking freedom of Sindh and Balochistan regions, have raised their voices against the South Asian nation and its government.

‘Terrorist Iranian regime’ must be checked; Saudi Foreign Minister urges financial pressure

New York: The United Nations, and the world, have a moral responsibility “to apply utmost pressure with every tool available ... to end the terrorist and aggressive conduct of the Iranian regime,” Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister told the General Assembly on Thursday evening.

One killed in Cessna place crash in upstate New York: Reports

Moscow, Aug 18 (Sputnik): At least one person was killed and one person received injuries as a result of a small Cessna 303 plane, carrying three people in total, crashing into a house in New York state, media reported, citing local authorities.