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  1. Eight men own half the world's wealth: OxfamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Eight men own the same wealth as half the world's population, a level of inequality which "threatens to pull our societies apart", Oxfam said on Monday ahead of the World Economic Forum opening in Davos. From L to R: Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, financier and investor Warren Buffet and former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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  2. 'Pharma bro' Shkreli suspended from Twitter for harassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 8 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Former U.S. drug executive Martin Shkreli, dubbed the "pharma bro" and vilified for raising the price of a lifesaving drug by 5,000 percent, was suspended by Twitter on Sunday for harassing a female journalist. Martin Shkreli, former chief executive officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals and KaloBios Pharmaceuticals Inc, departs after a hearing at U.S. Federal Court in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. on October 14, 2016.

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  3. US investigators search for cause of Brooklyn train crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Crash investigators returned to a New York City train terminal on Thursday trying to determine what caused a crowded train to derail during rush hour a day earlier, injuring more than 100 passengers. Officials investigate after a Long Island Railroad train derailed at Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn, New York City, U.S., January 4, 2017.

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  4. Brooklyn train crash renews talk of operator health precautionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 4 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A commuter train crash at a busy New York City terminal on Wednesday morning was the latest of several accidents that have focused attention on how rail agencies monitor the health of their operators, especially sleep disorders. Officials investigate after a Long Island Railroad train derailed at Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn, New York City, U.S., January 4, 2017.

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  5. New York train crash injures more than 100 commutersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 4 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A New York City train derailed at a downtown Brooklyn terminal during Wednesday's morning rush hour, injuring more than 100 commuters in the metropolitan area's second major rail accident since late September. People are transported after a commuter train derailed at Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn, New York City, U.S., January 4, 2017.

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  6. New York City commuter train derails in Brooklyn, injuring 37Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 4 | Channelnewsasia.com

    BROOKLYN, N.Y.: A New York City commuter train derailed at a Brooklyn terminal after ramming into a bumper during Wednesday's morning rush hour, leaving more than 100 people with non-life-threatening injuries, city officials said. Dozens of emergency crews swarmed Atlantic Terminal after the Long Island Railroad train went off the tracks inside the busy transportation hub at about 8:30 a.m. local time, the New York City Fire Department said.

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  7. New York tale: a century-old subway dream becomes realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 31 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A New York subway ride that was a century in the making will pull out of a gleaming new station on Manhattan's East Side on Saturday as the long-awaited Second Avenue line takes a select group of dignitaries and construction workers on its maiden run. Workers Ryan Walker and Michael Grund peer over onto the platform at the 96th Street Station during a preview event for the Second Avenue subway line in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., December 22, 2016.

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  8. Crowds build in New York's Times Square ahead of New Year's revelryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 31 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Tens of thousands of merrymakers converged on Times Square on Saturday evening, hours before the giant New Year's Eve ball makes its midnight descent, a century-old New York tradition unfolding this year under an unprecedented blanket of security. Event staff members carry inflated balloons in preparation for New Year's Eve in Manhattan, New York City, U.S. December 30, 2016.

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  9. New York's Times Square heats up ahead of New Year's Eve revelryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 31 | Channelnewsasia.com

    What will become a veritable sea of humanity has begun to converge on Times Square on Saturday to experience the annual descent of the New Year's Eve ball, a century-old tradition that will unfold this year under an unprecedented blanket of security. The New Year's Eve Ball on top of One Times Square is tested in Manhattan, New York City, U.S. December 30, 2016.

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  10. Platinum Partners arrests are scant consolation for alleged victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 24 | Channelnewsasia.com

    When six executives of Platinum Partners, including founder Mark Nordlicht, were arrested on Monday on federal charges of running a more than US$1 billion hedge fund fraud, people who had long alleged they were harmed by the New York-based firm felt some vindication. Platinum Partners founder Mark Nordlicht, wearing a hoodie, exits federal court in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. on December 19, 2016.

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  11. US sues Barclays for mortgage securities fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 22 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday sued Barclays Plc for fraud in the sale of mortgage securities in the run-up to the financial crisis. The logo of Barclays is seen on the top of one of its branch in Madrid, Spain in this March 22, 2016 file photo.

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  12. US parents accept children's transgender identity by age threeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 22 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Jodie Patterson's 3-year-old, Penelope, was brooding and angry until one day she asked her child what was wrong. Jodie Patterson and Penelope give an interview at their home in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. December 13, 2016.

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  13. Slim got positive vibe from Trump on Mexico at meeting: spokesmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 19 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Carlos Slim got a "very positive" impression from U.S. President-elect Donald Trump about ties with Mexico after the two met for dinner on Saturday in Florida, a spokesman for the Mexican telecoms billionaire said on Monday. Billionaire Carlos Slim look on as he listens to former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg during a forum in Mexico City, Mexico December 1, 2016.

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  14. Record number of tourists flocked to New York City this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 19 | Channelnewsasia.com

    More than 60 million tourists visited New York in 2016, the most ever, attracted by the Statue of Liberty, the 9/11 Memorial, Broadway shows and four-star restaurants. FILE PHOTO: People try to look through the windows of the National September 11 Memorial Museum during the museum's dedication in New York, New York, U.S. on May 15, 2014.

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  15. New York 'zombie' outbreak shows value of predicting future designer drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Researchers in California say they have found a faster method for identifying designer drugs similar to one that caused a "zombie" outbreak on a Brooklyn, New York block this summer. The method, outlined in the New England Journal of Medicine, could make it easier for officials to quickly outlaw a synthetic drug and law enforcement officials to get it off the street.

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  16. Manhattan apartment sales prices top US$2 million for first time: surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The average sales price of an apartment in Manhattan is expected to top US$2 million this year for the first time, but prices are seen leveling off in 2017 after nearly doubling over the past decade. The building known as 432 Park Avenue rises above the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., November 2, 2016.

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  17. Billionaire Carlos Slim well placed to clinch Mexico City airport terminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A consortium including billionaire Carlos Slim's building unit submitted the lowest bid on Wednesday in a tender for the terminal project at Mexico City's new US$13 billion airport as the telecoms tycoon looks to edge out two rivals for the deal. Billionaire Carlos Slim look on as he listens to former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg during a forum in Mexico City, Mexico December 1, 2016.

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  18. Apple says iPhone 6 battery fires in China likely caused by external factorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Apple Inc said external factors were the likely cause of iPhone 6 battery fires detailed in a Chinese consumer protection report that featured widely in state media earlier this week and created a buzz on social media. iPhones sit on display during a preview event at the new Apple Store Williamsburg in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., July 28, 2016.

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  19. Shubert sues to recoup Tiffany fixture stolen in 1976 Broadway heistRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    NEW YORK: A Tiffany lighting fixture stolen in a still-unsolved 1976 heist from Broadway's Belasco Theatre has turned up in the hands of a Rockland County, New York, woman, and the Shubert Organization, which runs the venue, has sued her to recover it. In a complaint filed late Tuesday in the state Supreme Court in Manhattan, Shubert said it discovered the fixture after Vilma Partridge consigned it for sale by Lillian Nassau, an antiques gallery specializing in works by Louis Comfort Tiffany and Tiffany Studios.

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  20. Agnelli heir Elkann faces charges in New York over false kidnap claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Lapo Elkann, grandson of late Fiat patriarch Gianni Agnelli, is facing charges in New York for falsely reporting he had been kidnapped, law enforcement sources said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO - Fiat heir Lapo Elkann arrives at the 2010 Vanity Fair Oscar party in West Hollywood, California March 7, 2010.

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