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In New York, mentally ill inmate 'bakes to death'

Mar 20, 2014

In New York, mentally ill inmate 'bakes to death'

A mentally ill homeless veteran who died behind bars last month "basically baked to death" in a jail cell that overheated to more than 37 Celsius, a New York City official said. #World #New York City #Rikers Island #Crime #Jerome Murdough
NYC mayor wants to end 'inhumane' horse rides

Feb 10, 2014

NYC mayor wants to end 'inhumane' horse rides

Time may be running out for the iconic horse carriages that carry tourists around New York City's Central Park. Mayor Bill de Blasio has already declared his intention to shut down the industry, saying it is inhumane to keep horses in modern-day Manhattan. #New York City #NewsTracker #NYC #Central Park horse carriages #horse drawn carriages in NYC
NY crowds brave no toilets, severe cold in 14 hour wait for New Year's Eve

Jan 01, 2014

NY crowds brave no toilets, severe cold in 14 hour wait for New Year's Eve

The sea of horn-tooting, hat-wearing humanity that filled the Crossroads of the World was part celebration, part endurance sport because post-Sept. 11 security measures force spectators into pens at least 12 hours in advance, with no food, no warmth and no place to go to the bathroom. #London #Times Square #New York City #Vodafone #NewsTracker #Dubai #2014
Lawyer for Indian housekeeper says she is victim, not Khobragade

Dec 20, 2013

Lawyer for Indian housekeeper says she is victim, not Khobragade

Sangeeta Richard's lawyer says she made $3 an hour or around $24 for an eight-hour day, less than the minimum wage according to US laws. However, the amount is more than what a well-paid maid would earn in New Delhi or Mumbai, where typical salaries for full-time, live-in maids range from $100 to $150 per month. #New York City #Salman Khurshid #Preet Bharara #Somnath Chatterjee #Nancy Powell #NYPD #New York Police Department #Shivshankar Menon #John Kerry #Devyani Khobragade #Indian diplomat #maid diplomatic row #Uttam Khobragade #Indian official #India-US diplomatic ties #deputy consul general #Dana Sussman #Sangeeta Richard #Safe Horizon
Kerry was aware of Khobragarde's arrest

Dec 19, 2013

Kerry was aware of Khobragarde's arrest

US Secretary of State John Kerry, who today expressed regret over the arrest and strip- search of Devyani Khobragade, was aware of the senior Indian diplomat's arrest. #New York City #Somnath Chatterjee #Nancy Powell #Shivshankar Menon #John Kerry #Devyani Khobragade #Indian diplomat #maid diplomatic row #Uttam Khobragade #Indian official #India-US diplomatic ties #deputy consul general

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Kerry was aware of Khobragarde's arrest

Jul 27, 2014

Michael Douglas talks cancer battle with wife Catherine Zeta-Jones by his side

The actor address 3,000 doctors at the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies’ 5th World Congress opening ceremony in New York City on Sunday where he shared his story battling the life threatening disease. “In every sense of t... #Michael Douglas #Catherine Zeta-Jones
Kerry was aware of Khobragarde's arrest

Jul 27, 2014

Michael Douglas talks cancer battle with wife Catherine Zeta-Jones by his side

The actor address 3,000 doctors at the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies’ 5th World Congress opening ceremony in New York City on Sunday where he shared his story battling the life threatening disease. “In every sense of t... #Michael Douglas #Catherine Zeta-Jones
Kerry was aware of Khobragarde's arrest

Jul 27, 2014

Sprint down memory lane at the Metro Area Track and Field Reunion

Athletes are at track and field’s core, but some coaches and a journalist will be in the spotlight at this year’s New York City and Metro Area Track and Field Reunion in Brooklyn on Aug. 9... #Michael Douglas #Catherine Zeta-Jones