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  1. Terror Alert Issued as U.S. Readies for Holiday TravelRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Chosun Ilbo

    As millions of Americans are getting ready to head out of town for the holidays, the State Department put out a worldwide travel alert. "Current information suggests that ISIL [Islamic State], al-Qaida, Boko Haram, and other terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple regions," the department said in issuing the warning Monday.


  2. De Blasio and Cuomo Spar Over Homelessness, AgainRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The New York Observer

    Thanksgiving is typically a time to think of the less fortunate-or in the case of Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio, to trade the blame for their plight. Mr. Cuomo and Mr. de Blasio, both Democrats, squabbled yet again today over the causes of a growing homeless population in New York City's streets, with the governor saying it's an issue not of money but of management and smarts, while the mayor pointed out that the state, under Mr. Cuomo, had cut funding for rental assistance in 2011.


  3. Do You Smell a Rat?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | New Urban Legends

    On 22 November 2015, the Facebook page New Yorkers posted a photo purportedly showing a 41 lb rat that was caught in New York City: While the above-displayed image has been shared by various outlets , no one has been able to provide any substantial information about the enormous rodent. If this rat truly was "caught" in New York City, it is most likely a brown rat, or Norway rat.


  4. Missouri man's murder convictions in sisters' deaths tossedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SFGate

    In this Sept. 20, 2012 file photo, Reginald Clemons listens to attorneys during a hearing in St. Louis.


  5. Amazon pulls Nazi-themed subway ads for 'Man in the High Castle'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    Passengers board a 42nd Street Shuttle subway train, wrapped with advertising for the Amazon series "The Man in the High Castle" in the Manhattan borough of New York, Nov. 24, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid NEW YORK - Inc. on Monday agreed to pull advertisements for a new television show featuring Nazi-inspired imagery from New York City's subway system, a transit official said, hours after Mayor Bill de Blasio called on the company to do so.


  6. Worst Landlord List: When Shame Loses its StingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | City Limits

    Public Advocate Letitia James is out with the latest edition of the city's Landlord Watchlist , which presents a visually arresting and easy-to-navigate chronicle of negligence by some of the people and companies who, through the vagaries of capitalism, have come to own other people's homes. In her close to two years in office, James has improved on the rankings that her predecessor Bill de Blasio made part of the public advocate's work.


  7. Amazon adorns New York Subway with Nazi insignia - CNETRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CNET

    The city that boasts of its cosmopolitan, liberal mouthiness has been left a touch open-mouthed by the appearance of Nazi insignia all over its subway cars. This isn't the work of some neo-Nazi anarchists desperate to foment fear and loathing.


  8. 5Amazon turns N.Y. subway into Nazi train to promote new show, upsetting some ridersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

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  9. The Vet Set Launches Their In Home Veterinary Care Concierge Service in Brooklyn, New YorkRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | PR Log

    The Vet Set is proud to announce the launch of their high quality, personalized veterinary care mobile services in Brooklyn, New York. BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Nov. 24, 2015 - PRLog -- New Yorker's have embraced pet ownership despite the many challenges they often face with small apartment and city living.


  10. At Long Last, Wagamama Will Make Its New York DebutRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Grub Street

    It's finally happening: British noodle chain Wagamama will open its first New York location. at 210 Fifth Avenue, sometime next summer or fall.


  11. Archive Photos: Macy's Thanksgiving Day ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | MyFoxNY

    Elephants in the first Macy's Parade, which was then called the Macy's Christmas Parade NEW YORK - Millions of New Yorkers and visitors have enjoyed the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade dating back to the 1920s. In those early days, it was actually called the Macy's Christmas Parade.


  12. Amazon removing Nazi-symbol ads on NY subways for new TV showRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    Amazon is removing its Nazi-symbol-laden ads for " The Man in the High Castle " television show from a highly trafficked New York subway line. A spokesman for New York's Metropolitan Transit Authority confirmed to Gothamist on Tuesday that Amazon was pulling the wraparound advertisements featuring a modified Nazi Reichsadler eagle and a variation of a World War II-era Japanese flag from the 42nd Street shuttle.


  13. Amazon turns NY subway into Nazi train to promote new show, upsetting some ridersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

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  14. The Promise of Fracking: Impact on New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    That's the cubic feet of natural gas New Yorkers consumed last year, according to the federal Energy Information Association. New Yorkers use more than twice the volume of gas consumed by Connecticut and Massachusetts combined.


  15. Bratton Says Don't Be Afraid, Come To The ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBS Local

    NEW YORK - Normally, on a warm and sunny day as many as 3.5 million would attend the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, but concerns over terrorism may keep some people away this year. Police Commissioner Bill Bratton is aware that some families may be having second thoughts of attending in the wake of the recent terror attacks in France and Mali , but he said, "Don't be afraid, be aware."


  16. Riveters Racing Up The Standings As Fujimuto Gets ComfortableRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Double G Sports

    The New York Riveters' slow start to the season is becoming a thing of the past. The Riveters won their second game in a row, defeating the Boston Pride 3-2, in front of 1,500 fans and being televised by the NESN.


  17. Chief Judge Lippman announces creation of Legal Hand in Crown HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    Legal Hand is a community-driven project designed to help close the state's justice gap by providing legal advice to low-income Brooklynites. From left: Rabbi Eli Cohen, executive director of the Crown Heights Community Council; Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman; Assemblymember Diana C. Richardson; Hon.


  18. Jailing New York: A Photo EssayRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | City Limits

    The Brooklyn House of Detention. In the face of community opposition, the Bloomberg administration scaled back plans to move a significant number of Rikers detainees here, and also scrapped plans for a borough-based jail in the Bronx.


  19. NBC Gives GOP Candidates 12 Minutes of Free Airtime Because Trump Was on SNLRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | New York Magazine

    "Donald Trump" Episode 1687 -- Pictured: Donald Trump during the monologue on November 7, 2015 -- GOP candidates got their due from NBC Monday, after the network agreed to give them the same amount of airtime as Donald Trump during his hosting gig on Saturday Night Live. The campaigns of John Kasich, Mike Huckabee, Lindsey Graham, and Jim Gilmore will each receive 12 minutes and 5 seconds of free airtime, because that's how long the Donald was on air during the November 7 show, Variety reports .


  20. New York City Mayor Declares November 19 'Angie Martinez Day'Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    Angie Martinez, affectionately called "The Voice of New York," has been an integral part of hip hop and music culture -- boasting a broadcast career of more than 20 years . It's only right there's a day dedicated to celebrating her mark in the Big Apple.