Wednesday, December 1, 2021

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New York prepares for fallout from vaccine mandate resisted by many police, firefighters

The percentage of inoculated police officers and firefighters is below that of other city employees.

Peguam Shafee bakal terbang ke AS selepas mahkamah kembalikan pasport

Mahkamah Tinggi Kuala Lumpur berikan kebenaran untuk melakukan perjalanan ke New York bagi urusan pendaftaran anaknya di sebuah universiti.

New York hospitals fire, suspend staff who refuse Covid jab

The inoculation push comes as President Joe Biden and other state and federal political leaders ratchet up pressure on unvaccinated Americans, some of whom object to mandates on religious or health grounds.

Storm Ida brings heavy rain, flash floods to New York City

Authorities warn the threat of tornadoes will linger, with tornado watches in effect for parts of southern Connecticut, northern New Jersey, and southern New York.

New York governor resigns over harassment claims

He says an impeachment fight would 'consume government', cost taxpayers millions of dollars and 'brutalise people'.

New York to require Covid-19 vaccination proof for indoor dining, gyms, cinema

Cities across the US and around the world are likely to impose similar requirements before long.

Iran in bizarre plot to kidnap targets in US, Canada, UK, Feds say

The target runs My Stealthy Freedom, which campaigns against mandatory wearing of the veil for Iranian women.

New York declares emergency after 51 shooting deaths over Independence Day weekend

Across the US there has been a rise in gun deaths, including nearly 200 over the holiday weekend.

World’s largest Harry Potter store opens in New York

Fans of the boy wizard queue for hours in heavy rain to be among the first inside the three-story shop in Lower Manhattan.

New York cops probe hate crime after Jewish man attacked

The Anti-Defamation League says there has been a 50% increase in anti-Semitic acts in the US since the outbreak of fighting in Israel.

New York AG investigating Trump Organization in ‘criminal capacity’

The investigation initially focused on hush payments made to two women who allege they had affairs with Trump, but had expanded to allegations of tax evasion, and insurance and bank fraud.

Beijing now counts more local billionaires than New York City

There's an exodus of super-wealthy from NYC.

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