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Mike Bloomberg's $400 million (and counting) bet on the presidency and his plan to target Trump
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Mike Bloomberg's $400 million (and counting) bet on the presidency and his plan to target Trump

Feb 22nd 2020, 7:30 AM 41,993 Views 47 Comments

The former New York Mayor has been the talk of the Democratic campaign this week.

Michael Bloomberg attacked on all fronts during fiery Democratic debate
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Michael Bloomberg attacked on all fronts during fiery Democratic debate

Feb 20th 2020, 7:04 AM 18,965 Views 21 Comments

The former New York mayor was forced to defend his record on race and gender as well as his personal wealth.

Leading Democrats sharpen attacks on Michael Bloomberg as Nevada caucuses loom
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Leading Democrats sharpen attacks on Michael Bloomberg as Nevada caucuses loom

Feb 16th 2020, 5:50 PM 11,867 Views 7 Comments

Much of the criticism centres around past positions and comments being slammed as crude, racist or misogynistic.

New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg launches US presidential bid
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New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg launches US presidential bid

Nov 24th 2019, 3:35 PM 26,481 Views 47 Comments

The 77-year-old officially launched his campaign online this morning.

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg preparing to join 2020 Democratic presidential race, US media reports
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Billionaire Michael Bloomberg preparing to join 2020 Democratic presidential race, US media reports

Nov 8th 2019, 7:05 AM 14,445 Views 36 Comments

The 77-year-old is expected to file paperwork in at least one state this week declaring himself a candidate.

Egyptian student who threatened Donald Trump on Facebook agrees to leave US
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Egyptian student who threatened Donald Trump on Facebook agrees to leave US

Mar 8th 2016, 6:50 PM 23,754 Views 44 Comments

Meanwhile, Michael Bloomberg has ruled out a White House bid.

New York City goes to court to ban the sale of giant fizzy drinks
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New York City goes to court to ban the sale of giant fizzy drinks

Jun 5th 2014, 3:15 PM 13,767 Views 36 Comments

The regulation has been staunchly opposed by restaurants, cinemas and fizzy drinks makers.

Pics: Have a glimpse inside the new September 11 Memorial Museum
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Pics: Have a glimpse inside the new September 11 Memorial Museum

May 15th 2014, 4:02 PM 17,152 Views 61 Comments

Barack and Michelle Obama visited the $700 million museum today ahead of next week’s opening.

New York bans sale of cigarettes to under 21s
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New York bans sale of cigarettes to under 21s

Oct 30th 2013, 10:46 PM 11,527 Views 37 Comments

The city council voted today to raise the minimum age for purchasing both cigarettes and electronic-vapour cigarettes.

NY mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner admits to another sexting scandal
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NY mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner admits to another sexting scandal

Jul 23rd 2013, 10:02 PM 14,281 Views 32 Comments

Weiner, who was forced to resign as a congressman after sending explicit pictures of himself to women, is now implicated in another scandal as he plots a mayoral bid.

Suspicious letters sent to Obama at the White House
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Suspicious letters sent to Obama at the White House

May 31st 2013, 7:44 AM 6,298 Views 15 Comments

It is said to be ‘similar’ to an apparently poison-laced letter sent to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Apr 16th 2013, 8:48 AM 11,086 Views 8 Comments

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Tuesday.

Enda Kenny meets Mayor Bloomberg in New York, gives him a teapot
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Enda Kenny meets Mayor Bloomberg in New York, gives him a teapot

Mar 16th 2013, 1:00 PM 10,124 Views 71 Comments

A teapot from the Taoiseach….

Poll: Should large fizzy drinks be banned?
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Poll: Should large fizzy drinks be banned?

Mar 12th 2013, 9:57 AM 9,247 Views 96 Comments

Plans to ban the sale of giant fizzy drinks have been quashed in New York – but should such a ban be introduced in Ireland?

US judge blocks New York ban on giant sodas
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US judge blocks New York ban on giant sodas

Mar 11th 2013, 9:08 PM 14,702 Views 70 Comments

The judge ruled the measures were “arbitrary” and he was banning the plan “permanently”.

NYC marks 20th anniversary of first World Trade bombing
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NYC marks 20th anniversary of first World Trade bombing

Feb 26th 2013, 8:29 PM 9,676 Views 23 Comments

A ceremony was held to honour the six people who died 20 years ago in the first terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.

NBA player sprains ankle after tripping on a waitress taking New York mayor's drink order at a Knicks game
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NBA player sprains ankle after tripping on a waitress taking New York mayor's drink order at a Knicks game

Jan 4th 2013, 3:42 PM 1,870 Views 1 Comment

Bloomberg asked for water and popcorn, FYI.

Record year for crime in New York City with fewer murders, shootings
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Record year for crime in New York City with fewer murders, shootings

Dec 30th 2012, 4:00 PM 6,366 Views 35 Comments

The most murders New York City recorded in a single year? 2,245 in 1990. In 2012? That number is down to 414.

Second person pushed in front of New York subway train
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Second person pushed in front of New York subway train

Dec 28th 2012, 2:49 PM 24,360 Views 16 Comments

Woman hunted in case of second subway line fatality in a month.

New Yorkers told to ration petrol
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New Yorkers told to ration petrol

Nov 9th 2012, 2:36 PM 4,605 Views 18 Comments

The city mayor signed the order in the hopes of reducing wait times at gas stations.

New York, New Jersey set for second storm evacuation
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New York, New Jersey set for second storm evacuation

Nov 7th 2012, 4:59 PM 11,532 Views 6 Comments

Après chois, le déluge.

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 5,219 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.

The 9 at 9: Sunday
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The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nov 4th 2012, 9:00 AM 12,477 Views 14 Comments

The nine stories you need to know this morning.

New York marathon runners vent frustration
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New York marathon runners vent frustration

Nov 3rd 2012, 6:17 PM 27,037 Views 34 Comments

Some of those prevented from competing expressed their understanding, while others were less sympathetic.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
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The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nov 3rd 2012, 9:00 AM 10,108 Views 19 Comments

The nine stories you need to know this morning.

Common sense: NYC cancels marathon
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Common sense: NYC cancels marathon

Nov 2nd 2012, 9:54 PM 14,971 Views 14 Comments

Mayor Michael Bloomberg rowed back on his initial decision to let the race go ahead, calling it a ‘a source of controversy and division’.

PHOTOS: Fuel shortages and traffic jams as New York tries to get back to normal
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PHOTOS: Fuel shortages and traffic jams as New York tries to get back to normal

Nov 1st 2012, 6:24 PM 15,618 Views 17 Comments

The United States is facing a bill of tens of billions of dollars in the wake of ‘Superstorm’ Sandy.

'Don't be stupid. Get out.' - Mass shut down as Sandy approaches US
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'Don't be stupid. Get out.' - Mass shut down as Sandy approaches US

Oct 29th 2012, 9:40 AM 17,573 Views 40 Comments

Financial markets have closed and residents along the Eastern Seaboard have been told to evacuate as Hurricane Sandy approaches.

New York City's ban on large fizzy drinks to take effect in six months
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New York City's ban on large fizzy drinks to take effect in six months

Sep 13th 2012, 10:06 PM 15,493 Views 67 Comments

The ban had been expected and has been welcomed by the city’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

'Queen of the Rom-com', writer Nora Ephron, dies at 71
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# R.I.P.

'Queen of the Rom-com', writer Nora Ephron, dies at 71

Jun 27th 2012, 8:29 AM 3,399 Views 5 Comments

The Hollywood screenwriter of ‘When Harry met Sally’ and ‘Sleepless in Seattle’ passes away from pneumonia.

New York City set to ban large fizzy drinks
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New York City set to ban large fizzy drinks

May 31st 2012, 12:55 PM 8,357 Views 66 Comments

NYC’s major Michael Bloomberg says he wants to ban the drinks from restaurants, cinemas and street stalls.

Gallery: Meet the 23 richest politicians in the world
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Gallery: Meet the 23 richest politicians in the world

Mar 3rd 2012, 1:00 PM 10,722 Views 16 Comments

Money, meet power. Power, money.

Terror suspect charged over New York City 'bomb plot'
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Terror suspect charged over New York City 'bomb plot'

Nov 21st 2011, 11:00 AM 596 Views 0 Comments

Jose Pimentel is accused of planning bombs across the city to kill police and US Army veterans.

Gallery: The 10 most influential people in finance...
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Gallery: The 10 most influential people in finance...

Nov 8th 2011, 6:28 PM 791 Views 6 Comments

…according to the US wealth management magazine Worth, including the German Chancellor and new ECB chief.

The 9 at 9: Friday
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The 9 at 9: Friday

Oct 14th 2011, 8:32 AM 2,104 Views 15 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

Dozens arrested at Occupy Boston as anti-Wall Street movement spreads
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Dozens arrested at Occupy Boston as anti-Wall Street movement spreads

Oct 11th 2011, 10:59 AM 1,095 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, the NYPD has spent over $1.9m on its Occupy Wall Street patrols so far.

The Daily Fix: Saturday
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The Daily Fix: Saturday

Sep 17th 2011, 7:54 PM 1,672 Views 6 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Has Norris got the numbers for the Áras and what about McGuinness?; which country looks set to legalise same-sex marriage; and have you seen Ireland’s version of the Haka?

New York Mayor warns of mass riots
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New York Mayor warns of mass riots

Sep 17th 2011, 11:21 AM 405 Views 6 Comments

New York City’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg has said that the US is at risk of seeing mass riots if new jobs are not created for young people.

In pictures: Emotional memorial at Ground Zero
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In pictures: Emotional memorial at Ground Zero

Sep 11th 2011, 6:30 PM 1,226 Views 9 Comments

Images from the emotional ceremony held at the National September 11 Memorial in New York today.

9/11 recordings: "Somebody's stabbed... I think we're getting hijacked"
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9/11 recordings: "Somebody's stabbed... I think we're getting hijacked"

Sep 9th 2011, 11:42 AM 2,250 Views 4 Comments

Audio recordings made on the day of the 9/11 attacks document the reactions of flight crew, air traffic controllers and the US military as events unfolded.

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