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The letter was spread on social media and sent to Muslim officials and different communities around England and the U.K. last week. Muslim leaders said it wasn't sent to anyone specifically in New York City, but that they were taking it seriously. Religious leaders gathered Tuesday with Brooklyn ... mosques

In the lawsuit, filed in United States District Court in New York, the officials argued that adding the citizenship question would depress the response to the census by noncitizens and their relatives, thwarting the Constitution's requirement of an "actual enumeration" of the nation's residents. The suit ...
"We are preparing for the military to secure our border between Mexico and the United States," he said during a news conference with the Baltic leaders, adding that he would be meeting with Mr. Mattis and other officials on the matter later in the day. "I think it's something we have to do." Mr. ...
FILE- In this Oct. 30, 2015, file photo John Williams, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, is interviewed by The Associated Press in Washington. Williams was officially announced on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, as the next president of the Fed's New York regional bank, considered the ...

Critics have suggested that school officials in New York City have ignored the subpar education at yeshivas because of the Jewish community's political clout. "I don't know if we met Senator Felder's demands," said the Assembly speaker, Carl E. Heastie. "I think we read the bill a different way." He added: ...
Sarah E. Mendelson, a former State Department official under President Barack Obama now at Carnegie Mellon University, suggested it may be part of "a strategy on the Russians' part to engage Trump as if he were disconnected ... The two did meet in New York in 2015 during a United Nations session.
NEWCOMB, N.Y. (AP) -- State officials are conducting a public meeting on management plans for the recently expanded Adirondack High Peaks Wilderness. The meeting Tuesday night in Newcomb will deal with the classification of over 11,000 acres of the Boreas Ponds tract as wilderness, 9,118 ...
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) -- U.S. District Judge Leonard Wexler, who oversaw high-profile cases involving New York public officials during three decades on the bench, ... Wexler, who was based in Central Islip, died on Saturday, according to his son, William Wexler, a North Babylon, New York attorney.
QUEENS — A man being transported by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement at John F. Kennedy Airport escaped officials' custody Tuesday night, the department said. Mohamadou Lamine Mbacke, 31, was in custody and awaiting a flight when he fled the airport in a taxi around 9 p.m., ...
Ms. Hernandez is the second person in New York City to publicly seek sanctuary in a church. The first ... But ICE reserves the right to go into sensitive sites “in limited circumstances,” according to its official policy. ... The police officer, seeing she had no documents, reported her to immigration officials.
State officials said last month that it would remove and replace hundreds of "I Love NY" tourism signs along the Thruway and other New York highways after the federal government threatened to withhold $14 million in funding if they weren't removed. No project date was announced, but federal officials ...
WASHINGTON — A top Trump campaign official had repeated communications during the final weeks of the 2016 presidential race with a business ... In February 2017, he told The New York Times he had “never knowingly spoken to Russian intelligence officers, and I have never been involved with ...
Updated, 9:30 a.m.. Good morning on this gray Wednesday. The National Cherry Blossom Festival is again making our country's capital blush. Which got us wondering — is there an official flower for New York City? The state flower has long been the rose. A decade ago, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg ...
“Quiroz-Zamora oversaw the delivery of multi-kilogram loads of fentanyl to New York, powerful enough to kill millions. The Strike Force and the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor acted quickly and efficiently to seize the toxic kilograms before hitting the streets and arresting all conspirators, including ...
After the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain, the Trump administration had been largely silent until the actions against Russian officials on Monday. President Trump, however, personally remained silent. We can anticipate that the Russians will expel a comparable number of American and Western ...

White House officials said they remain hopeful that an immigration deal can be reached with Democrats despite what Marc Short, the president's ... A White House official who spoke on condition of anonymity suggested on Monday that Mr. Trump had said “shithouse countries,” not “shithole countries.
The Hawaii emergency management employee who set off a statewide panic on Saturday morning by sending out a false alarm about an incoming ballistic missile has been temporarily reassigned, but there are no plans to fire him or identify him publicly, a state official said. The employee, who has worked ...
Instead, according to law enforcement officials and experts with differing views of the immigration debate, a primary goal of such raids is to dissuade those working illegally from showing up for their jobs — and to warn prospective .... By The New York Times | Source: Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
According to the Journal, in early 2017 U.S. counterintelligence officials warned Trump son-in-law/White House adviser Jared Kushner that Murdoch, who was born in China and is now a U.S. citizen, might be using her friendship with him and his wife to advance the interests of the Chinese government.
... had been taken to the hospital, according to authorities. Union police said the woman is in critical condition in the hospital ICU. She had identification on her when she was brought into the hospital, and it's not clear whether the hospital had notified the woman's family. NBC 4 New York has reached out to ...
It will be 80 degrees and glowing in New York City today. (Well, at least in one little slice of the Upper West Side.) “It's like a bright, sunny day in here,” said Hazel Davies, who oversees the Butterfly Conservatory, a lush tropical bubble inside the American Museum of Natural History. “In the winter, it's warm ...
They invoked a quote from John Adams, the first American envoy to the Netherlands, about “honest and wise men.” They were probably being ironic. The ambassador looked uncomfortable, but it was refreshing to see reporters demanding honesty from an official and not letting up in the face of resistance.
(CBSNewYork/AP) — Connecticut public health officials say they have seen a steep increase in the number of people hospitalized with influenza over the past five weeks. ... Across the country, 20 children have been killed by the flu so far this year, including one in New York state and one in New Jersey.
New York City buildings department officials said they mapped the damage and streamed the results in near-real time to officials. ... are one of the most underrated and important things because it gives you data on which you can base tangible actions,” Mr. Carrasquillo Medrano, the San Juan official, said.
Public health officials in California are urging state residents to get a flu vaccine amid an intensifying flu season. [The Mercury News]. • A study says that the bed bug problem in Los Angeles is even worse than in New York. [Patch Media]. • Eight people filed to run for mayor in San Francisco before ...
CANANDAIGUA — Members of the executive board of the union representing the professional Canandaigua city firefighters have been disciplined after endorsing two candidates for public office last fall. The firefighters are pursuing action that would rescind and permanently eliminate any record of ...
Months after two Category 5 hurricanes pummeled the United States Virgin Islands, officials said Tuesday that power has been restored to 92 percent of customers ... Logistics experts brought in by Bloomberg Philanthropies, a charitable group founded by the former New York mayor, Michael R. Bloomberg, ...
A New York state assemblywoman from Brooklyn who claims to be an advocate for Sandy victims has been accused of bilking FEMA and New York City's's Build it Back fund out of thousands of dollars following the monster 2012 storm. Rep. Pamela Harris, a former New York City correction officer, was ...
It turns out that New York is the big winner when it comes to daily fantasy sports. The state made more than $3 million from taxes and fees on companies that operate the popular online games last year, following the passage of new regulations on the industry. Representatives from FanDuel, DraftKings and ...
New York City officials say they will begin the process of dumping about $5 billion in pension fund investments in fossil fuel companies, including BP, because of ... Some of the oil companies being sued by New York City over claims they contributed to global warming are disputing the allegation. Mayor Bill ...
NEW YORK (AP) — The daughter of Eric Garner, whose dying words while in New York police custody became a rallying cry for national police reform, ... was held Monday evening at a Harlem church and was attended by hundreds of mourners, including city officials and the rapper and actor Common.
New York state officials are launching an investigation into extended delays in delivering propane to customers and possible price gouging during the recent ... ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An investigation is underway into whether some propane companies engaged in price-gouging during the recent cold spell ...
Eric Trump, one of the president's sons, said on Twitter that it was a small electrical fire in the cooling tower on the building's roof. "The New York Fire Department was here within minutes and did an incredible job," said the younger Trump. "The men and women of the #FDNY are true heros and deserve our ...
NEW YORK (AP) - A man inspired by the Islamic State group set off a crude pipe bomb strapped to his body Monday in a crowded subway corridor near Times Square, injuring the man, slightly wounding three others and sending New York commuters fleeing in terror through the smoky passageway.
Cyrus R. Vance Jr., Manhattan district attorney, announced last week that he and officials in surrounding New York counties have charged area construction companies and their owners with stealing more than $2.5 million in wages from more than 400 construction workers, according to The New York ...
QUEENSBURY — Warren County leaders heard Monday from a western New York official who told how his county took over operations of its airport, cut its losses and essentially breaks even on the airstrip after years of losses. Tim Hens, the highway superintendent in Genesee County, said the county has ...
A man accused of detonating an explosive in the New York City subway system this morning had the bomb strapped to him while he rode in from ... a major transit hub just blocks from Times Square. Despite the rush-hour crowds, only five people suffered minor injuries, officials said. New York Gov.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities in western New York say a home that was struck by a pickup truck was so badly damaged it had to be demolished. WHAM-TV reports a pickup truck slammed into a home in Rochester around 3:45 p.m. Monday. Police say fire crews and Rochester Gas & Electric were ...
A senior official familiar with the investigation told News 4 Ullah took the subway to the scene; he got on the F train at 18th Avenue in Borough Park and transferred to the A at Jay Street. He had a MetroCard on him, which authorities are running, and officials are also looking at any surveillance camera from ...
Like many immigrants in New York, he made his living — at least for a while — driving for a car service. But on ... According to several law enforcement officials, Mr. Ullah said he set off the bomb in retaliation for American airstrikes in Syria and elsewhere, targeting members of the Islamic State, or ISIS.
Akayed Ullah Credit NY Dept of Motor Vehicles, via Associated Press. After he was subdued, Mr. Ullah was taken to Bellevue Hospital Center, where he was in serious condition with burns to his hands and abdomen, according to Daniel A. Nigro, the commissioner of the New York Fire Department.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Officials in New York are touting the cleanliness of the city's waterways. Mayor Bill de Blasio declares New York's harbor is healthier that it's been in more than a century. The city has been monitoring the harbor's water since 1909. Department of Environmental Protection ...
As the impending 15-month L train shutdown draws closer, the MTA and Department of Transportation's still haven't produced solid transportation alternatives for the nearly 200,000 New Yorkers that will be impacted by the shutdown—and people are getting impatient. This week, North Brooklyn officials ...
A Delta Air Lines flight from New York City to Seattle was diverted to Montana because the plane's toilets had problems and passengers needed to go, officials said Wednesday. Delta Flight 453 from Kennedy Airport landed safely in Billings at about 5 p.m. Saturday, the Federal Aviation Administration said ...
Horror film devotees are well acquainted with Chucky, the doll possessed by an evil spirit that refuses to die. It's kind of like the issue of extending term limits for New York City elected officials. Just when you thought it would be seen no more, it springs once again to life. And now it's b-a-a-ack.
WASHINGTON — President Trump on Wednesday formally recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, reversing nearly seven decades of American foreign policy and setting in motion a plan to move the United States Embassy from Tel Aviv to the fiercely contested Holy City. “Today we finally ...
The other members of the panel will be Lisa Monaco, who was President Barack Obama's homeland security adviser, and former New York City Police Commissioner ... New York was the site of a terrorist attack on Oct. 31, when a man mowed down bicyclists and pedestrians on a bike path in Manhattan.
National security officials have implored Congress for the past year and a half to extend the legal basis for the program, Section 702 of the FISA .... way, the United States official said the executive branch and the courts would still need a durable new version of the law well before the late-April deadline.


 

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