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Son shoots hedge fund boss father in argument over allowance
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Son shoots hedge fund boss father in argument over allowance

Jan 6th 2015, 2:24 PM 21,909 Views 36 Comments

Thomas Gilbert Junior has been arrested for the killing of his father, Thomas Sr.

Limerick man sues Bloomberg for linking him to rhino horn gang
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Limerick man sues Bloomberg for linking him to rhino horn gang

Jan 1st 2015, 6:28 PM 17,309 Views 0 Comments

He’s claiming he was defamed in an article published last year.

PHOTOS: Have a look inside this billionaire's unbelievable Manhattan penthouse
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PHOTOS: Have a look inside this billionaire's unbelievable Manhattan penthouse

Dec 20th 2014, 6:30 PM 51,969 Views 70 Comments

We’ll happily sleep on the pool table.

"I can’t breathe": New York protesters shout Eric Garner's final words
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"I can’t breathe": New York protesters shout Eric Garner's final words

Dec 5th 2014, 7:59 AM 11,533 Views 85 Comments

Father of six Eric Garner died after being placed in a chokehold by a white police officer.

This Manhattan 'Sky Loft' is on the market for $48 million. Want to see inside?
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This Manhattan 'Sky Loft' is on the market for $48 million. Want to see inside?

Jul 12th 2014, 5:30 PM 36,580 Views 31 Comments

Of course you do.

Irish woman run over by three New York subway trains, walks away with a broken shoulder
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Irish woman run over by three New York subway trains, walks away with a broken shoulder

Jun 30th 2014, 10:45 PM 49,029 Views 61 Comments

The 22-year-old managed to roll between the tracks.

Oldest man in the world dies in New York
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Oldest man in the world dies in New York

Jun 9th 2014, 5:21 PM 32,721 Views 13 Comments

Speaking to US television about the secret of his long life, he had quipped: “I don’t know, I simply didn’t die earlier.”

Here's what the inside of this iconic New York skyscraper looks like
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Here's what the inside of this iconic New York skyscraper looks like

Jun 7th 2014, 5:00 PM 28,239 Views 13 Comments

The Woolworth Building was once the tallest skyscraper in the world and takes up a full city block.

Irish families discover their past in hidden New York cemetery
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Irish families discover their past in hidden New York cemetery

Apr 21st 2014, 8:30 PM 53,030 Views 14 Comments

There are many Irish among the one million buried souls in the forbidden island cemetery near the Bronx.

New York nightclubs are now holding parties for under 12s
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New York nightclubs are now holding parties for under 12s

Apr 19th 2014, 10:30 AM 11,807 Views 16 Comments

Yes, under 12s. There is also a nine-year-old DJ.

Court reporter fired for repeatedly typing 'I hate my job' instead of case dialogue
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Court reporter fired for repeatedly typing 'I hate my job' instead of case dialogue

Apr 4th 2014, 2:00 PM 2,602 Views 4 Comments

Pages and pages of this: “I hate my job. I hate my job. I hate my job. I hate my job…”

Photos: This is how Times Square looked with the lights off last night
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Photos: This is how Times Square looked with the lights off last night

Mar 30th 2014, 6:03 PM 29,710 Views 14 Comments

New York City looked very different with the lights out.

This student is building an epic replica of Manhattan inside Minecraft
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This student is building an epic replica of Manhattan inside Minecraft

Mar 17th 2014, 11:00 AM 23,180 Views 31 Comments

Talk about building blocks…

Fifth person dies after Manhattan building collapse
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Fifth person dies after Manhattan building collapse

Mar 13th 2014, 9:03 AM 8,277 Views 0 Comments

The death toll is expected to rise as the search goes on through the rubble of the two buildings.

Two killed, 18 injured in New York gas explosion and building collapse
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Two killed, 18 injured in New York gas explosion and building collapse

Mar 12th 2014, 2:36 PM 27,453 Views 16 Comments

The cause of the blast is still unclear but locals said it was so powerful it knocked groceries off the shelves of nearby stores.

Bit-convicts? Online exchangers charged with money laundering
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Bit-convicts? Online exchangers charged with money laundering

Jan 27th 2014, 6:07 PM 10,129 Views 38 Comments

Robert Faiella, also known as ‘BTCKing’, and Charlie Shrem were arrested by DEA officers in Manhattan.

American Apparel launches mannequins with visible pubic hair
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American Apparel launches mannequins with visible pubic hair

Jan 17th 2014, 4:14 PM 8,303 Views 8 Comments

And lots of it.

Spider-Man Checking Out Confetti in Times Square Pic of the Day
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Spider-Man Checking Out Confetti in Times Square Pic of the Day

Dec 29th 2013, 5:55 PM 11,824 Views 6 Comments

Go Spidey.

This is what was lost when Penn Station was demolished 50 years ago
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This is what was lost when Penn Station was demolished 50 years ago

Nov 2nd 2013, 8:30 AM 32,940 Views 18 Comments

The station – second only to Grand Central in New York – was razed to the ground in 1963.

Teenage girl found carrying foetus around Manhattan lingerie store
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Teenage girl found carrying foetus around Manhattan lingerie store

Oct 18th 2013, 5:31 PM 40,207 Views 95 Comments

NYPD officials say that the girl claimed to have given birth the day before and “didn’t know what to do” with the remains.

These photos offer a stunning glimpse into 1940s New York
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These photos offer a stunning glimpse into 1940s New York

Oct 13th 2013, 9:45 AM 26,356 Views 43 Comments

Some aspects of New York City have remained unchanged over the course of 75 years.

Latest New York hotel craze? The 'outdoor bedroom'
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Latest New York hotel craze? The 'outdoor bedroom'

Aug 5th 2013, 7:00 PM 21,144 Views 18 Comments

It’s a combination of ‘glamping’ and reclaiming rooftops in the vertical city – but this being Manhattan, it will cost you.

Top Colombian drug lord charged in New York
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Top Colombian drug lord charged in New York

Jul 10th 2013, 7:37 PM 9,499 Views 15 Comments

Daniel “El Loco” Barrera stands accused of having produced and distributed up to 400 tons of cocaine a year, illegally smuggling part of it into the United States.

Photos: The hidden world under New York City streets as new subway is built
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Photos: The hidden world under New York City streets as new subway is built

Jun 22nd 2013, 8:30 PM 27,955 Views 25 Comments

A lot of attention has been paid to the construction of One World Trade Centre in NYC – but an equally massive construction project has been taking place under the city’s streets.

Police dog breaks four teeth after being kicked in the mouth catching an attacker
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Police dog breaks four teeth after being kicked in the mouth catching an attacker

Jun 22nd 2013, 6:00 PM 12,943 Views 36 Comments

The NYPD dog called Bear is nursing his canines after the attack.

Harper Lee sues agent's son-in-law over copyright of To Kill a Mockingbird
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Harper Lee sues agent's son-in-law over copyright of To Kill a Mockingbird

May 4th 2013, 12:21 PM 10,964 Views 14 Comments

The 87-year-old author alleges her agent’s son-in-law took advantage of her declining health to get her to assign the book’s copyright to him.

This amazing magazine cover is officially the best of 2012
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This amazing magazine cover is officially the best of 2012

May 2nd 2013, 2:54 PM 20,032 Views 13 Comments

New York Magazine photographers took ‘between 2,000 and 2,500 shots’ during Hurricane Sandy. This was the best.

12 years later, large piece of 9/11 airplane found in New York
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12 years later, large piece of 9/11 airplane found in New York

Apr 27th 2013, 1:04 PM 33,612 Views 169 Comments

Authorities said it will not be removed until the area has been thoroughly examined.

Boston bombers were planning New York attack
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Boston bombers were planning New York attack

Apr 25th 2013, 7:39 PM 20,004 Views 143 Comments

The plan was to go to Manhattan three days after the Boston Marathon.

Photos: Here’s what a €95 million apartment in New York looks like
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Photos: Here’s what a €95 million apartment in New York looks like

Apr 14th 2013, 6:30 PM 67,822 Views 81 Comments

The penthouse apartment at the Pierre Hotel is on the market – and if it sells, it will set a new record for a New York City gaff.

PHOTOS: Views from the 100th floor of the new World Trade Center
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PHOTOS: Views from the 100th floor of the new World Trade Center

Apr 3rd 2013, 9:35 AM 18,832 Views 56 Comments

Don’t look down. Though you should. But also, don’t.

'Cannibal cop' accused of plotting to torture victims weeps at end of trial
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'Cannibal cop' accused of plotting to torture victims weeps at end of trial

Mar 7th 2013, 8:49 PM 14,151 Views 26 Comments

Former police officer Gilberto Valle, 28, is accused of conspiracy to kidnap young women, including his wife, whom he would then torture, kill and eat.

New York City extols virtues of small apartments
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New York City extols virtues of small apartments

Jan 26th 2013, 10:30 AM 17,744 Views 11 Comments

Population of NYC is due to grow by 600,000 inhabitants by 2030 – and new ‘state-of-the-art’ but tiny apartments are deemed to be one way of easing the squash.

Upscale NYC couple arrested after bomb making equipment found
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Upscale NYC couple arrested after bomb making equipment found

Jan 2nd 2013, 10:57 AM 11,130 Views 7 Comments

The woman, who is a doctor’s daughter and has just given birth, shocked neighbours in her picturesque Manhattan village.

Brother of Bernie Madoff gets 10 years for role in Ponzi scheme
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Brother of Bernie Madoff gets 10 years for role in Ponzi scheme

Dec 21st 2012, 9:36 AM 2,764 Views 9 Comments

Peter Madoff is jailed after a plea bargain with prosecutors, for helping to falsify his brother’s corporate accounts.

Photos: Rockefeller Center Christmas lights turned on (with help from the Muppets)
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Photos: Rockefeller Center Christmas lights turned on (with help from the Muppets)

Nov 29th 2012, 2:00 PM 13,832 Views 13 Comments

The lights on the 80-feet tree at Rockefeller Plaza were switched on last night in front of thousands of onlookers.

21 of the best photos from the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
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21 of the best photos from the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Nov 23rd 2012, 10:28 AM 11,552 Views 2 Comments

Including Carly Rae Jepsen and Spongebob Squarepants.

New York schools to reopen - but freezing weather brings new risks
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New York schools to reopen - but freezing weather brings new risks

Nov 5th 2012, 8:22 AM 5,220 Views 5 Comments

Tens of thousands of people whose homes were destroyed or damaged by superstorm Sandy now need to find somewhere to live – and temperatures are plunging dramatically.

New York: Children stabbed, nanny arrested
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New York: Children stabbed, nanny arrested

Oct 26th 2012, 8:45 AM 14,579 Views 16 Comments

Reports say the mother of the children returned home to find the bodies of two of her children in the bathtub, with the wounded nanny nearby.

Man arrested over plot to blow up Federal Reserve in New York
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Man arrested over plot to blow up Federal Reserve in New York

Oct 17th 2012, 11:00 PM 9,753 Views 61 Comments

The man believed he was about to detonate a car bomb outside the Federal Reserve – but the FBI had been closely watching him for some time and foiled the attack.