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New York unveils digital map to help job seekers


May 16th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 16 (IANS) New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has unveiled an online map aimed at helping job applicants find employment in local technical and digital media businesses.The ... Read more...

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New Yorkers’ life expectancy at all-time high


December 28th, 2011 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 28 (IANS) New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Tuesday that babies born in the city in 2009 have the record high life expectancy of 80.6 years, ... Read more...

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New York police arrest ‘al-Qaeda sympathizer’ who plotted bombing campaign


November 21st, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- New York City police officers on Saturday afternoon arrested an 'al-Qaeda sympathizer' who was allegedly plotting to bomb police patrols and American soldiers, officials announced during a ... Read more...

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New York mayor warns protesters to stay away from banks


October 8th, 2011 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 8 (IANS) New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg has warned the "Occupy Wall Street" protesters in his weekly radio show, saying attacks on banks could harm one ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Future 9/11 ceremonies may not include reading of names


September 11th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) The solemn reading by family members of the names of the people who died in the Sep 11, 2001 terror attacks may be discontinued at ... Read more...

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US reveals ‘credible but unconfirmed’ terror threat


September 9th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) US officials say they have "specific, credible but unconfirmed" information about a potential Al Qaeda threat against the country coinciding with the 10th anniversary of the ... Read more...

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Religion-based protection for workers in New York


September 3rd, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 3 (IANS) New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has signed into law a bill initiated by the Sikh Coalition to significantly enhance religion-based protections for employees working ... Read more...

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NYC Mayor Bloomberg to preside over gay wedding


July 8th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, July 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will officiate a gay marriage which will take place on the 24th of July. The marriage will be between ... Read more...

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New York Senate legalizes same-sex marriage in historic vote


June 25th, 2011 - 9:44 am ICT by BNO News
ALBANY (BNO NEWS) -- The New York Senate on late Friday evening voted to legalize same-sex marriage in the nation's third-most populous state. The bill passed 33-29."Today's passage in the New York ... Read more...

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Mitt Romney to announce his 2012 Presidential bid next week


May 27th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney is also set to announce his Presidential bid for 2012 soon. There are reports that he is going to make ... Read more...

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Statement by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Bin laden’s death


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by BNO News
DALLAS (BNO NEWS) -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on early Monday morning released the following statement on the death of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden."After September 11, 2001, we gave ... Read more...

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Drop ‘birther issue’, says Mayor Bloomberg to Trump


April 25th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): New York city mayor Michael Bloomberg has asked Donald Trump to stop raising the 'birther' issue and to focus on other important issues.Businessman Trump has become famous for ... Read more...

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Ground Zero mosque opponents say location should be preserved to ’show what happened there’


March 16th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 16 (ANI): Opponents of the proposed "Ground Zero Mosque" in Manhattan moved the court on Tuesday arguing that the location of the proposed plan should be rather preserved as ... Read more...

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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg Declares “Weather Emergency”


January 12th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the New York City officials brace themselves for the sequel of post Christmas blizzard, the Mayor Michael Bloomberg has already announced a state of weather ... Read more...

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Snowstorms effect: New Year plans take a hit (Roundup)


December 29th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/London/Moscow, Dec 29 (IANS) Snowstorms in the US and Russia played spoil sport for those planning to travel ahead of the New Year as major airports like the ones in New York ... Read more...

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New York blizzard: Residents asked to be patient amid chaos


December 29th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 29 (IANS) Authorities are doing all they can to clear streets of snow and abandoned vehicles, New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg said as he appealed to the residents ... Read more...

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‘Saudi king might move controversial NY Ground Zero mosque to West Village’


December 20th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 20 (ANI): A Manhattan lawyer with ties to the Saudi royal family has claimed that King Abdullah might move the controversial Ground Zero mosque away from its proposed site ... Read more...

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9/11 workers exposed to toxic dust approve 625 ml dollar settlement with New York City


November 20th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 20 (ANI): Ground Zero workers, who were exposed to toxic debris after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks have reached a settlement with New York City authorities that would ... Read more...

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Georgina Bloomberg Injured Her Spine


November 8th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was a 'black Friday' night for the youngest daughter of New York City Mayor. Georgina Bloomberg the 27 year old daughter of Mayor Michael Bloomberg, ... Read more...

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Gang Suspects In NYC Detained For Anti-Gay Violence


October 11th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar New York City, Oct 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Eight gang suspects were arrested yesterday on the allegation of torturing and beating up two teenagers and a man. The gang members, arraigned ... Read more...

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Times Square’s Naked Cowboy running for president


October 4th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 4 (ANI): The Naked Cowboy, Times Square's brief-wearing busker, is going to be a competitor for Barack Obama in the next presidential elections-as he is running for America's ... Read more...

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Russian millionaire offers $10 million for site of controversial mosque in New York


September 18th, 2010 - 3:09 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, a Russian millionaire, offered a $10 million bid to buy the site where the controversial mosque is planned near Ground Zero in New York, local ... Read more...

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New York to ban smoking in parks, beaches


September 16th, 2010 - 7:03 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 16 (IANS) New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced plans to impose a ban on smoking in beaches and parks in the city. Wednesday's announcement, which follows the city's ... Read more...

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Former NY mayor slams Ground Zero Imam for his “threat” speeches


September 13th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 13 (ANI): Former New York City Mayor, Rudy Giuliani, has accused the Ground Zero imam on 'Meet the Press' for criticising America and indicating that there could be a ... Read more...

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Ninth 9/11 anniversary marked by controversy as relatives gather


September 11th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) -- The ninth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States was marked by controversy on Saturday, as family members and friends of the victims ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton condemns Koran burning plan; pastor adamant


September 8th, 2010 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) As a Florida church vowed to move forward with a controversial plan to burn the Koran, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton joined other US ... Read more...

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Golf lessons could correct Obama’s ‘un-practiced,’ swing, says author


August 31st, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 31 (ANI): President Barack Obama might do better at golf with a few lessons, according to sportswriter John Feinstein.Obama teed off with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg this ... Read more...

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New York Governor Paterson to meet with ‘Ground Zero mosque’ developers to discuss possible relocation


August 18th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – New York Governor David Paterson announced on Wednesday that there are plans to meet with the developers of the 'Ground Zero mosque' to discuss a possible relocation ... Read more...

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Former NY Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s Daughter Arrested for Shoplifting


August 5th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The daughter of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani was arrested yesterday (Wednesday) on charges of shoplifting after she allegedly was caught by store employees ... Read more...

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Caroline Giuliani Taken Into Custody For Shoplifting


August 5th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Caroline Giuliani, the daughter of former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani was taken into custody yesterday on suspicion of shop lifting cosmetic materials from Sephora ... Read more...

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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s daughter arrested for shoplifting


August 5th, 2010 - 4:14 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Former Mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani's daughter was arrested for shoplifting at a beauty shop, local media said Wednesday.The New York Post reported that ... Read more...

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Mosque Near Ground Zero Clears Another Hurdle


August 4th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amidst growing tension and opposition, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission voted unanimously on Tuesday to deny a landmark stature to old Burlington Coat Factory ... Read more...

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Mosque to come up near 9/11 site amid opposition (Lead)


August 4th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 4 (IANS) The way has been cleared for converting a property near 'ground zero' in New York into an Islamic community centre and mosque. However, everyone is not ... Read more...

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Way cleared for mosque near 9/11 ‘ground zero’


August 4th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) Decks have been cleared for converting a property near 'ground zero' in New York into an Islamic community centre and mosque with a city commission ... Read more...

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NYC Mayor Shrugs At iPad, AT&T Security Issue:Email Address Leak!


June 11th, 2010 - 2:14 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
The email address of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg was leaked to the public because of a security breach problem in his new iPad, and AT&T service, but the billionaire ... Read more...

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