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  1. US lawyers for Iraqis sue to block Trump immigration orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | The Raw Story

    Immigration lawyers sued on Saturday to block President Donald Trump's order halting the entry of refugees and foreign nationals from seven predominantly Muslim countries to the United States, saying numerous people have already been unlawfully detained. The lawyers from numerous immigration organizations and the American Civil Liberties Union sued in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, on behalf of two Iraqi men, one a former U.S. government worker and the other the husband of a former U.S. security contractor.


  2. Muslim woman assaulted at JFK airport; man charged with hate crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | The Raw Story

    A Massachusetts man who yelled that President Donald Trump "will get rid of all of you" faces nine hate crime charges for assaulting a female Muslim airline employee at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, authorities said. Robin Rhodes, 57, of Worcester is accused of assaulting Rabeeya Khan, who was wearing a hijab, or head scarf, while working at Delta Airlines' Sky Lounge on Wednesday evening, prosecutors said on Thursday in a statement.


  3. 'It's made in Vietnam!' At inauguration, origin of red Trump hats shocks manyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | The Raw Story

    Two young Donald Trump fans wait to get inside the Trump rally in Manchester, N.H., Nov. 7, 2016 One of the biggest cheers President Donald Trump received from supporters watching his inaugural address on Friday was his call to "buy American and hire American." Many of those supporters were sporting Trump's trademark red "Make America Great Again" baseball caps that were made in China, Vietnam and Bangladesh.


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

    Dec 31, 2016 | The Raw Story

    Visitors walk to 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. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly While more than a million people party in Times Square, a select group of construction workers, business leaders and New York officials will toast the new year underground with an inaugural ride on a subway line that has been a century in the making.


  5. These US parents accepted their children's transgender identity by age threeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | The Raw Story

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


  6. Brooklyn Popeye's owner refuses to serve blind man with guide...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | The Raw Story

    A Popeye's Chicken restaurant in Brooklyn, New York refused service to a blind man because of his service dog. According to CBS New York , the franchise owner refused even after a police officer informed him that disability law dictates that he must serve a disabled customer in the company of a service animal.


  7. Male Trump supporter sucker-punches woman after political argument - and then fleesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | The Raw Story

    Less than a week since the 2016 presidential election and there have been nearly 200 reported instances of violence across the country, enacted by Trump supporters who have been emboldened by his victory. On Saturday, a man punched a woman in the face at Bar Tabac in Brooklyn, New York, reportedly because she was critical of the President-Elect, DNA Info reports .


  8. Trump: boisterous boy turned alpha male at military schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | The Raw Story

    The spacious, columned house stands on a tree-lined hill in a wealthy Queens enclave: this is where Donald Trump spent his boisterous, sometimes troublesome childhood under a strict father who started him on his career in real estate. The maverick Republican presidential candidate - currently locked in a tightening race with his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton - was born on June 14, 1946 in the then very white neighborhood of Jamaica Estates, an hour's drive from Fifth Avenue, where he lives today ensconced by Versailles-style opulence in a penthouse triplex.


  9. Leaked emails mention ex-NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg as Clinton's secretary of stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2016 | The Raw Story

    Michael Bloomberg opted against running for president this election cycle. But he still may have a political future.


  10. After New Jersey's train crash here are other recent major commuter transit accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | The Raw Story

    A train car is pictured in an aerial photo inside the New Jersey Transit Hoboken Terminal following a train crash in Hoboken, New Jersey, U.S. September 29, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri A commuter train derailed and crashed through the station in Hoboken, New Jersey, near New York, on Thursday, killing a woman on the platform and injuring more than 100 people.


  11. FBI says reports are wrong: No arrests made yet in NYC bombingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | The Raw Story

    Federal Bureau of Investigation and other security officials mark evidence near the site of an explosion which took place on Saturday night in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, New York, U.S. September 18, 2016. The Federal Bureau of Investigation made no arrests in connection with the bombing this weekend in New York City after police pulled over a car on a city bridge, an agency spokeswomen said on Sunday.


  12. Fallout from 9/11 attacks on par with Chernobyl: researcherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2016 | The Raw Story

    New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. Search crews picked through still-smouldering rubble on Thursday, looking for survivors of a gas explosion that caused the collapse of two New York apartment buildings a day earlier, killing seven people and injuring about 60. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid SOCIETY) The U.S. government has spent the past six years pouring millions of dollars into researching deadly diseases linked to the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center.


  13. Pressure cooker device found near site of Manhattan explosion: CNNRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2016 | The Raw Story

    New York City firefighters use a wheeled stretcher to carry supplies near the site of an explosion in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, New York, U.S. September 17, 2016. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith olice combing the area around the scene of an explosion on Saturday in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood found a pressure cooker nearby connected to a cell phone with wires attached, CNN reported, citing law enforcement sources.


  14. New York 9/11 museum hosts art exhibit to mark 15th anniversary of attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | The Raw Story

    People attend a preview of the new exhibition at the 9/11 Memorial Museum titled "Rendering the Unthinkable: Artists Respond to 9/11" on Sept. 1, 2016 in New York City On the 15th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, the New York museum that honors that dark day in US history is turning to something lighter: art.


  15. New York man pleads not guilty in killing of Muslim cleric and his associateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | The Raw Story

    Suspect Oscar Morel appears for an arraignment at the Queens Criminal Court for his alleged involvement in the murder of Imam Maulama Akonjee and Thara Uddin in Queens, New York, U.S. on August 16, 2016. REUTERS/Dennis A. Clark/Pool/File Photo A New York man pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges that he shot dead a Muslim cleric and his associate last month on the street after they left a mosque in Queens, prosecutors said. 1 comment

  16. Al Franken mocks debate over whether Trump is 'sane and competent': 'It's such a low bar'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | The Raw Story

    Each election people claim that this is somehow the most important election of our lives, but Sen. Al Franken admits that this election is perhaps "the most terrifying one of our lifetime." In a Monday appearance on Conan O'Brien, the Minnesota senator admitted that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump really freaks him out.


  17. New York grand jury charges man with murder of Muslim clericRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | The Raw Story

    Suspect Oscar Morel appears for an arraignment at the Queens Criminal Court for his alleged involvement in the murder of Imam Maulama Akonjee and Thara Uddin in Queens, New York, U.S. on August 16, 2016. REUTERS/Dennis A. Clark/Pool/File Photo A New York City grand jury on Monday indicted a Brooklyn man who is accused of fatally shooting a Muslim cleric and his assistant this month after they left a mosque in Queens. 4 comments

  18. Suspected murderer of two New York Muslim men taken into custody by NYPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | The Raw Story

    Police in New York City have taken an unnamed suspect into custody in connection with Saturday's murder of a Queens imam and his assistant. The New York Daily News and New York's WPIX-TV both reported that police took a man into custody on Sunday night and are holding him for questioning regarding the slaying of the two Bangladeshi Muslim men who were shot and killed after afternoon prayer services.


  19. Protesters gather in Queens, NY to mourn slain imamRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | The Raw Story

    A crowd of community members gather at the place where Imam Maulama Akonjee was killed in the Queens borough of New York City, August 13, 2016. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith A Muslim cleric and a second man were fatally shot by a lone gunman on Saturday while walking together following afternoon prayers at a mosque in the New York City borough of Queens, authorities said.


  20. Staten Island teen hangs self after Catholic school staff do nothing to stop bullyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | The Raw Story

    Thirteen-year-old Daniel Fitzpatrick, who killed himself Thursday after school officials refused to stop the bullies who constantly tormented him A 13-year-old boy in Staten Island, NY committed suicide this week after school officials did nothing to stop the incessant bullying he was subject to every day. The New York Daily News said that Daniel Fitzpatrick left behind a heartbreaking letter in which he said he "gave up" on life and getting help after classmates at Holy Angels Catholic Academy in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn ruthlessly bullied him about his weight, grades and social awkwardness.


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