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  1. Orlando shooting casts shadow over US pride eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | The Raw Story

    Kristen Jaeger holds a sign of remembrance for mass shooting victims in Orlando, at the 46th annual Los Angeles Gay Pride Parade in West Hollywood, California, U.S. June 12, 2016. REUTERS/David McNew Pride parades in New York, San Francisco and other U.S. cities are expected to draw millions of revelers on Sunday, two weeks after a mass shooting at a Florida nightclub galvanized the LGBT community, and rekindled outrage over American gun violence.

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  2. Obama creates first US monument to gay rights at New York siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | The Raw Story

    People pose for photos in front of the Stonewall Inn before the start of Pride Week activities in the Manhattan borough of New York June 27, 2014. President Barack Obama on Friday designated the site of a watershed event in the history of U.S. gay rights, the 1969 Stonewall riots in New York City, as a national monument, the first one to honor the contributions of gay Americans.

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  3. Gay Americans are shaken, unbowed by Orlando nightclub attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | The Raw Story

    Two women hold each other at a vigil outside The Stonewall Inn on Christopher Street, considered by some as the center of New York State's gay rights movement, following the shooting massacre at Orlando's Pulse nightclub, in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., June 12, 2016. REUTERS/Mark Kauzlarich For many Americans, gay bars and nightclubs have long served as a place of refuge, a carefree place filled with like-minded souls away from the relatives, employers or anyone else who might judge them disapprovingly, or worse.

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  4. New York trio sought after brutal beating leaves 59-year-old Muslim man fighting for his lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | The Raw Story

    Police in Queens, NY are searching for a trio of people who attacked a 59-year-old man who was riding his bicycle outside a mosque. According to CBS New York , a witness saw three people follow Mohamed Rasheed Khan out of the Islamic Studies Center of Jamaica, Queens and attack him as he tried to ride away on a bicycle.

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  5. US adds criminal charge against ex-drug executive ShkreliRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | The Raw Story

    U.S. prosecutors tacked on an additional criminal charge to their case against former drug executive Martin Shkreli on Friday, alleging that he tried to conceal from investors his control over unrestricted shares in Retrophin. Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn, New York, filed a superseding indictment with eight criminal counts against Shkreli, who last year helped to spark outrage over soaring prescription drug prices.

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  6. Religious group forces NYC public pool to reinstate gender-segregated swimmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | The Raw Story

    A New York City swimming pool has been forced to maintain gender-segregated swimming hours at the insistence of local Hasidic Jews. Americans United for the Separation of Church and State reported Thursday that the Metropolitan Swimming Pool, located on Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn held separate swimming hours for women for more than two decades.

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  7. Gun safety advocates pray for NRA members holding annual meeting in LouisvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | The Raw Story

    As tens of thousands of National Rifle Association members continued their annual meeting in Louisville this weekend , a group of gun control advocates gathered at a local university to pray for them, asking God to "open their minds and their hearts". "We gather this morning, your children, to pray for peace, to pray for an end to gun violence that takes away too many lives," the Rev Dr Peggy Cecil-Hinds told a group of more than 150 in a quiet auditorium filled with folding chairs.

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  8. Home Depot worker inundated with racist threats for trolling Trump...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | The Raw Story

    A Home Depot worker in Staten Island, New York, has has been on the receiving end of death threats and racial slurs after donning a hat she had custom made that pointedly criticizes Donald Trump's campaign slogan, "Make America great again," SILive.com reports . Krystal Lake, 22, was spotted wearing the hat, which reads, "America was never great," during her Sunday shift.

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  9. Post-it note art war engulfs Manhattan ad agencies: 'It's ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | The Raw Story

    Images of Angry Birds created with Post-it notes are seen on a window created with Post-it notes at the Horizon Media offices at 75 Varick Street in lower Manhattan, New York, on May 18, 2016. A conversation conducted using sticky Post-it notes on the windows of two offices in Lower Manhattan has delighted passersby and drawn a number of neighboring advertising agencies to join what is now a highly contested art battle.

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  10. Actresses Julianne Moore and Melissa Joan Hart join parents in New...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | The Raw Story

    In December 2012, when the news broke that classrooms full of first-graders had been shot to death at Sandy Hook elementary school in Connecticut, Julianne Moore was on a movie set in Queens. She turned off the TV in her trailer and asked the crew not to talk about the shooting.

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  11. Michael Bloomberg rips Sanders for promising 'free health care...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | The Raw Story

    Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg closed out his remarks for University of Michigan graduates on Saturday with potshots at both Republican Donald Trump and Sen. Bernie Sanders , WABC-TV reported. "In 1928, Republicans promised a 'chicken in every pot and a car in every backyard' They won control of Congress and the White House, and a year later, instead of a chicken and a car, we got the Great Depression," Bloomberg said.

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  12. Justice Dept. drops New York case pushing for Apple to unlock iPhoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | The Raw Story

    An Apple iPhone is pictured next to the logo of Apple in Bordeaux, southwestern France, February 26, 2016. The U.S. Justice Department on Friday dropped its effort to force Apple Inc to help unlock an iPhone in a drug case in New York after someone provided authorities the passcode to access the device.

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  13. REVEALED: NYPD is running stings against immigrant-owned shops...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | The Raw Story

    Law enforcement officers turn their backs on a video monitor as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during the funeral of slain New York Police Department officer Rafael Ramos near Christ Tabernacle Church in the Queens borough of New York December 27, 2014. An undercover NYPD officer entered the spotless Super Laundromat & Dry Cleaners in Inwood, a largely Dominican neighborhood at the northernmost tip of Manhattan.

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  14. It's up to you, New York: Voters will cast crucial ballots in state's primary electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | The Raw Story

    U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks at a rally at Prospect Park in the Brooklyn borough of New York April 17, 2016. Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is throwing a concert in a park with a dramatic view of Manhattan's skyscrapers.

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  15. Trump, Clinton, Sanders: Candidates work to be the 'most authentic New Yorker'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | The Raw Story

    A supporter holds cutouts of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during "A Future To Believe In GOTV" rally in Brooklyn, New York, April 17, 2016 Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton have one thing in common: they are all New Yorkers and have been proudly professing their links to America's largest city ahead of the state's key primary election on Tuesday. They have tried to portray themselves as authentic locals and defended the "New York values" that Republican candidate Ted Cruz of Texas has derided throughout the campaign.

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  16. Clinton and Sanders agree to April 14 debate in Brooklyn: CNNRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | The Raw Story

    U.S. Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have agreed to meet for a debate on April 14, five days before the New York primary, CNN reported on Monday. The debate will be held in Brooklyn, New York, and will be carried by cable news channels CNN and NY1, CNN said.

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  17. Trump grew up just 15 miles away from a young Bernie Sanders - ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | The Raw Story

    They grew up in New York City barely 15 miles apart - one in Midwood, a predominantly Jewish immigrant section of south-west Brooklyn, the other in the leafy, gated community of Jamaica Estates in Queens, to the north-east - yet their views could hardly be more starkly opposed. If environment is key to the psychological and political formation of a person, there would surely be clues here to the radically different temperaments of Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump, two presidential candidates channeling the anti-establishment characteristics of a highly unconventional primary season.

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  18. Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg confirms he will not run for presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | The Raw Story

    Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Monday he will not enter the race for U.S. president in November, because it was clear he could not win and he did not want to risk enabling a victory by Republicans Donald Trump or Ted Cruz. Last month the Financial Times quoted Bloomberg as saying he found the campaign discussions "distressingly banal" and considering running for president.

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  19. Federal judge rules: Justice Dept. cannot order Apple to unlock iPhone seized in drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | The Raw Story

    A federal judge in Brooklyn, New York, on Monday rejected a U.S. Justice Department request to order Apple Inc to help law enforcement access data on a locked iPhone, in a ruling that bolsters the company's arguments in a growing privacy fight with the government. The government sought access to the phone in October, months before a judge in California ordered Apple to give the government access to the phone used by one of the shooters in the San Bernardino, California, attacks.

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  20. Witnesses in Martin Shkreli case worried about retaliation: prosecutorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | The Raw Story

    U.S. prosecutors said several witnesses in the criminal securities fraud case against notorious former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli are concerned about retaliation and have received threats from him in the past. Prosecutors cited the concern about witness intimidation in a brief filed late on Thursday in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, as they sought to delay a related U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission lawsuit.

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