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in new york’s lunar new year parade, women are breaking in as lion dancers


on the fourth floor of a shabby walk-up fronting one of the busiest streets in new york’s chinatown, lions are dancing. okay, it’s lion dancing. the new york chinese freemasons athletic club (more on that name in a second) hosts what’s believed to be the longest-running lion dance troupe in new york city. for this year’s…






charter sued by new york over internet speeds


new york attorney general eric schneiderman is accusing charter communications inc. in a lawsuit of deliberately misleading its internet subscribers and failing to deliver the speeds it promised. the lawsuit, filed in new york supreme court on wednesday, alleges that time warner cable, which charter purchased last year, knowingly promised speeds in advertisements that it knew it could not deliver, leaving new york consumers with...






trump protests: lgbtq rally in new york


an immigrant rights paigner took the podium at the lgbtq solidarity rally in new york on urday.thanushka yakupitiyage from the new york immigration coalition spoke at one of a number of worldwide protests over president trump's agenda.






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p os: new start in new york for hunted albino children - p o journal


five albino children from tanzania, ranging from age 5 to 17, were hunted for their limbs, to be sold on the black market in africa for use in potions, according to the ociated press. this summer, they are getting prosthetic limbs and a chance to live in and explore new york city. see p os of their summer in new york here.






devry university to pay $2.5 million in ny settlement


new york — new york's attorney general says devry university will pay $2.25 million following allegations that it exaggerated graduates' job and salary prospects.eric schneiderman (shneye'-dur-muhn) said tuesday that a settlement also requires the school — which operates locally as devry college of new york — to pay $500,000 in penalties and fees.graduates eligible for the claims process will receive a form by mail.the downers grove, illinois-based devry education group says it's pleased to resolve the matter. devry says it's committed to being publicly accountable and to students' success.in december, devry settled a federal trade commission lawsuit. it agreed to pay $49 million to students allegedly harmed by advertising and to forgive $50 million in debt.schneiderman's office said new y






iranian baby will be allowed into us for life-saving surgery


new york — new york gov. andrew cuomo says an iranian infant banned from entering the united states for life-saving heart surgery under president donald trump's order will now be allowed to travel to new york for the emergency procedure.cuomo said friday that manhattan's mount sinai medical center will perform the surgery at no cost.the baby 's family tried to enter the country last weekend with a tourist visa through portland, oregon. but they were abruptly turned back as natives of one of seven predominantly muslim countries targeted under the president's executive order.private funds will cover travel costs for the infant and her family, as well as their new york stay.cuomo worked with the international refugee istance project to secure a waiver of trump's order.






truck crashing through bus captured on era in new york


dramatic footage shows what happened when pick-up truck slammed into a stationary bus in syracuse, new york.authorities have released the dramatic footage, captured on the bus’ surveillance eras, and announced that the elderly driver who caused the crash is being investigated.






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the official app of the new york city police department. the mission of the new york city police department is to enhance the quality of life in new york city by working in partnership with the community and in accordance with constitutional rights to enforce the laws, preserve the peace, reduce fear, and provide for a safe environment. the app includes these features: wanted gallery. submit a tip. crime videos. breaking news. nypd on facebook. inside the nypd videos. crime map. precinct crime statistics. precinct boundaries. link to recruitment website.






'our president is trying to divide us'


cousins shabnaj, left, and taslima choudhury, center, of queens new york, pray during jummah, a muslim prayer service, in foley square, friday. the rally and prayer service sponsored by the new york immigration coalition and the inter-faith clergy of new york city was in support of muslims and immigrants.  mary altaffer, apfullscreen






court grants emergency stay of trump's immigration ban


cousins shabnaj, left, and taslima choudhury, center, of queens new york, pray during jummah, a muslim prayer service, in foley square, friday. the rally and prayer service sponsored by the new york immigration coalition and the inter-faith clergy of new york city was in support of muslims and immigrants.  mary altaffer, apfullscreen






new york city bodegas to shut down in day-long protest of trump’s muslim ban


in the wake of president donald trump’s proposed muslim ban, yemeni-run bodegas in new york city are staging a day of protest on thursday, feb. 2, 2017. new york bodega owners are holding a strike from 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. e.t. and more than 1,000 yemeni american owners in boroughs across the city plan to participate.“this shutdown of grocery stores and bodegas will be a public show of the vital role these grocers and their families play in new york’s economic and social fabric,” organizers of the strike wrote on the event facebook page.organizers added, “during this period, grocery store owners will spend time with their families and loved ones to support each other; many of these families have been directly affected by the ban.”on thursday evening, the group will hold an event at brooklyn bo






court grants temporary, emergency stay of trump's immigration ban


cousins shabnaj, left, and taslima choudhury, center, of queens new york, pray during jummah, a muslim prayer service, in foley square, friday. the rally and prayer service sponsored by the new york immigration coalition and the inter-faith clergy of new york city was in support of muslims and immigrants.  mary altaffer, apfullscreen






trump says immigration ban working 'nicely’ as protests, detainments hit airport


cousins shabnaj, left, and taslima choudhury, center, of queens new york, pray during jummah, a muslim prayer service, in foley square, friday. the rally and prayer service sponsored by the new york immigration coalition and the inter-faith clergy of new york city was in support of muslims and immigrants.  mary altaffer, apfullscreen






new york city corner stores to shut down in day-long protest of trump’s muslim b


in the wake of president donald trump’s proposed muslim ban, yemeni-run bodegas in new york city are staging a day of protest on thursday, feb. 2, 2017. new york bodega owners are holding a strike from 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. e.t. and more than 1,000 yemeni american owners in boroughs across the city plan to participate.“this shutdown of grocery stores and bodegas will be a public show of the vital role these grocers and their families play in new york’s economic and social fabric,” organizers of the strike wrote on the event facebook page.organizers added, “during this period, grocery store owners will spend time with their families and loved ones to support each other; many of these families have been directly affected by the ban.”on thursday evening, the group will hold an event at brooklyn bo






cops: nyc drug ring brought heroin, fentanyl from honduras


new york — authorities say 32 people have been arrested for their involved in a new york city drug operation that used cargo trucks to bring large amounts of heroin and fentanyl from central america into the bronx.officials said thursday that the investigation began with small-scale arrests. police say they then expanded their investigation as they learned the operation brought in clients from different states.authorities say the group hid drugs under fruit inside of cargo trucks. the trucks originated in honduras and then p ed through mexico and los angeles before arriving in new york.police say they've recovered $22 million worth of heroin and fentanyl after arresting all of the suspects involved.






new york city train riders take collective action against nazi swastikas and gra


a facebook post recounting the noble efforts of strangers in a subway train who erased nazi swastika symbols in manhattan, new york, has gone viral, with over 80,000 shares in just eight hours, including a retweet by the former first daughter chelsea clinton. gregory locke, the author of the post, describes how he, along with other…






art dealer's cooperation earns leniency in 15-year fraud


new york — a new york art dealer who s med the art world for 15 years with fake paintings in an $80 million fraud will not go to prison.federal judge katherine failla told glafira rosales on tuesday that her cooperation with the government and solid relationship with her daughter helped earn her freedom. she ordered rosales to spend nine months in home detention.the 60-year-old sands point, new york, woman pleaded guilty in 2013. the fraud duped art enthusiasts into buying counterfeits imitating famous artists like jackson pollock and willem de kooning.a prosecutor said rosales's cooperation enabled the government to learn exactly how the fraud was carried out, including how the paintings were created.a defense lawyer said rosales' former boyfriend abused her and forced her to participate






brazil businessman eike batista jailed in rio after return from new york


são paulo—brazilian businessman eike batista was jailed in rio de janeiro monday after turning himself in to police over corruption allegations, marking a id fall from grace for the country’s once richest man. federal police arrested the former tycoon as he stepped off an american airlines flight from new york, where mr. batista had been since authorities issued an arrest warrant on thursday and turned to interpol for help with...






joan viau missing: nyc mom found stabbed to death behind wall, report says


new york — a new york city woman who had been missing since jan. 23 was found stabbed to death on urday, reports local news site dnainfo.joan viau, 52, was last seen alive when she took her 31-year-old son, joseph garcia, for a doctor’s appointment at a va facility in the bronx.garcia was arrested friday and charged with grand larceny for allegedly using his mother’s credit card after she went missing, reports cbs new york. days after her disappearance, blood was found inside viau’s bedroom and her car, police said.  on urday afternoon around 1:30 p.m., police in northern manhattan were called after viau’s body was found behind a wall near the george washington bridge, about five miles from the va facility.charges have not been filed in connection with viau’s death, and police have not sai






49ers jed york hails gm john lynch's knowledge, leadership


jed york’s four-week search for a new general manager ended sunday with john lynch, a surprise choice in that he has never worked in a nfl front office. that didn’t deter york from hiring him as trent baalke’s successor to partner with expected coach kyle shanahan.here is york’s statement, as posted on 49ers.com:“during his 15 seasons as an nfl player, john epitomized what is so special about the game of football. a world-cl competitor, his love and respect for the sport are unmatched, and you would be hard-pressed to find anyone in league circles who does not have great respect for his work ethic and p ion.“having already helped lead a team to a super bowl title as a player, john is equipped with tremendous insight into what it takes to create a culture that breeds sustained success.“havi






new york priest tells anti-trump protesters to commit suicide


a meme bearing the hashtag #jumpagainsttrump was posted by a catholic priest to his private facebook page recently and incited outrage among churchgoers. father philip pizzo, a roman catholic priest at the st. benedict joseph labre church in queens, new york, posted the image on his facebook page, inciting rage from followers and parishioners, the new…






brazil businessman eike batista arrested in rio after return from new york


são paulo—brazilian businessman eike batista turned himself in to police monday morning in rio de janeiro following his return from new york, four days after an arrest warrant was issued for the former billionaire. the entrepreneur was arrested at rio´s galeão airport and will be taken immediately for a medical exam, a usual procedure in brazil, and then to a local jail, according to a police spokesman. the entrepreneur, who...






delis, bodegas to close in protest of trump travel ban


new york (ap) — a group of yemeni business owners plan to shut down their delis, grocery stores and bodegas around new york city in protest of president donald trump’s travel ban on people hailing from seven muslim-majority countries including yemen.the m closing will take place from noon until 8 p.m. thursday. organizers say hundreds of the stores around the city are expected to take part, to show how much they’re a part of the fabric of new york city. they estimate several thousand of the neighborhood stores are owned by yemenis.trump’s executive order barring people hailing from yemen, iraq, iran, libya, somalia, sudan and syria for 90 days has resulted in travelers being detained or sent back from the united states as well as stranded in other countries.






john lynch secretly tested 49ers owner jed york


newly hired 49ers general manager john lynch had the same reservations about jed york’s troubled franchise as many other top candidates: namely, would their top br betray his confidence through leaks to the press?so lynch decided to use his negotiations as a laboratory of sorts. in his first interview with knbr on wednesday morning, lynch said he insisted on keeping his interviews secret because he wanted to see if ceo jed york and executive paraag marathe could show him the same courtesy.“i made a big deal that this stayed quiet,” lynch said. “first of all, you know what i was doing? part of the rumors are things fly out of that building. so i wanted to see could i trust (them), you know? so that was part of my thinking.”lynch said he was happy with his role as an analyst at fox sports, a






travelers stopped in transit to u.s. after trump order


some u.s.-bound p engers have been prevented from boarding flights and several people were detained on arrival in new york in the wake of president donald trump’s order to ban entry for people from certain muslim-majority countries.the american civil liberties union on urday said it filed a lawsuit in a u.s. district court against the ban on behalf of two iraqi men, hameed khalid darweesh and haider sameer abdulkhaleq alshawi, who were denied entry to the u.s. late friday and detained at new york’s john f. kennedy...






'the space between us' in p os


hanneke joined the team at space.com in the summer of 2016 as a staff writer and producer. she's a self-proclaimed science geek with a background in physics and a p ion for all things out of this world! she has also written for scholastic cl room magazines, medpage today, scienceline, and oak ridge national lab. after earning a degree in physics from the university of tennessee in her home town of knoxville, she moved to new york city and earned her graduate degree in science, health and environmental reporting from new york university. to keep up with hanneke's latest work, follow her on twitter, google+, or facebook.






mexican designer salutes immigrants at new york fashion week


ricardo seco has long been driven by his cultural ties, but his latest collection couldn’t be more timely.as america g ples with donald trump’s xenophobic administration, the self-taught designer made a bold fashion statement with his “juntos/together” collection at new york men’s fashion week.read: ‘w’ magazine celebrates diversity with jennifer lopez, taraji p. henson and more…happy together! #proudimmigrant #nyfwm #fashion #yosoynewyork #yosoymexico tú y todos los que trabajamos por el ❤






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hanneke joined the team at space.com in the summer of 2016 as a staff writer and producer. she's a self-proclaimed science geek with a background in physics and a p ion for all things out of this world! she has also written for scholastic cl room magazines, medpage today, scienceline, and oak ridge national lab. after earning a degree in physics from the university of tennessee in her home town of knoxville, she moved to new york city and earned her graduate degree in science, health and environmental reporting from new york university. to keep up with hanneke's latest work, follow her on twitter, google+, or facebook.






angelina jolie takes on travel ban in new york times op-ed


new york — angelina jolie says that discriminating against refugees for their religion or country of origin "invites the very instability we seek to protect ourselves against."she also says in a new york times editorial thursday that the u.s. decision to suspend refugee resettlements and visits from several muslim-majority countries isn't the american way."every time we depart from our values we worsen the very problem we are trying to contain," jolie writes. "we must never allow our values to become the collateral damage of a search for greater security. shutting our door to refugees or discriminating among them is not our way, and does not make us safer."a special envoy for the united nations high commissioner of refugees since 2012, jolie says refugees recommended for resettlement are o






49ers jed york hails gm john lynch's knowledge, leadership


jed york’s four-week search for a new general manager ended sunday with john lynch, a surprise choice in that he has never worked in a nfl front office. that didn’t deter york from hiring him as trent baalke’s successor to partner with expected coach kyle shanahan.here is york’s statement, as posted on 49ers.com:“during his 15 seasons as an nfl player, john epitomized what is so special about the game of football. a world-cl competitor, his love and respect for the sport are unmatched, and you would be hard-pressed to find anyone in league circles who does not have great respect for his work ethic and p ion.“having already helped lead a team to a super bowl title as a player, john is equipped with tremendous insight into what it takes to create a culture that breeds sustained success.“havi






new york bodegas close in protest of trump's #muslimban


yemeni-run bodegas – cultural mainstays of neighborhoods throughout new york city – will stage a day-long protest on thursday (feb. 2). corner store merchants will hold a strike from noon to 8 p.m. est, according to raw story, and more than 1,000 yemeni american owners throughout the city’s boroughs plan to get involved.organizers had this to say about the event on facebook: “this shutdown of grocery stores and bodegas will be a public show of the vital role these grocers and their families play in new york’s economic and social fabric.”read: teen claps back at donald trump with weekly list of immigrant achievementsin the same announcement, organizers added that during the hours of the strike, store owners – many of whom have been directly affected by potus’ ban – are to spend time with th






new york bodegas close in protest of trump's #muslimban


yemeni-run bodegas – cultural mainstays of neighborhoods throughout new york city – will stage a day-long protest on thursday (feb. 2). corner store merchants will hold a strike from noon to 8 p.m. est, according to raw story, and more than 1,000 yemeni-american owners throughout the city’s boroughs plan to get involved.organizers had this to say about the event on facebook: “this shutdown of grocery stores and bodegas will be a public show of the vital role these grocers and their families play in new york’s economic and social fabric.”read: teen claps back at donald trump with weekly list of immigrant achievementsin the same announcement, organizers added that during the hours of the strike, store owners – many of whom have been directly affected by potus’ ban – are to spend time with th






rally in new york supports immigrants and rights for gays and lesbians


members and allies of new york’s lgbt community rallied urday in front of the historic stonewall inn, the site of one of the country's earliest gay rights protests, to challenge president trump’s restrictions on immigration and refugees. in a scene that’s grown increasingly familiar across the country, crowds held up makeshift signs emblazoned with slogans of togetherness and empathy, as well as the trademark rainbow flags that have become a symbol of the lgbt community. chants of “love, not hate, that’s what makes america great” rang out through the narrow streets of greenwich village as speakers including activists and lawmakers took their turns at a small lectern addressing the thousand-strong crowd. “donald trump is a liar,” new york state sen. tom duane said, noting that the lgbt






some u.s.-bound p engers prevented from boarding flights in wake of trump order


some u.s.-bound p engers have been prevented from boarding flights and several people were detained on arrival in new york in the wake of president donald trump’s order to ban entry for people from certain muslim-majority countries. the american civil liberties union on urday said it filed a lawsuit in a u.s. district court against the ban on behalf of two iraqi men, hameed khalid darweesh and haider sameer abdulkhaleq alshawi, who were denied entry to the u.s. late friday and detained at new york’s john f. kennedy...






some u.s.-bound p engers prevented from boarding flights in wake of trump order


some u.s.-bound p engers have been prevented from boarding flights and several people were detained on arrival in new york in the wake of president donald trump’s order to ban entry for people from certain muslim-majority countries.the american civil liberties union on urday said it filed a lawsuit in a u.s. district court against the ban on behalf of two iraqi men, hameed khalid darweesh and haider sameer abdulkhaleq alshawi, who were denied entry to the u.s. late friday and detained at new york’s john f. kennedy...






matt barnes to turn himself in for nyc nightclub brawl


sacramento kings forward matt barnes is expected to turn himself in to the new york police department in the coming days, according to the new york daily news. the 36-year-old was slapped with a misdemeanor ault charge stemming from an altercation at a nightclub during an early december nyc road trip.read: matt barnes reportedly accused of choking woman and punching two othersall-star teammate demarcus cousins was also reportedly involved in the chelsea club scuffle, along with several other patrons at the bar. an argument between barnes and a woman apparently ignited the fight. the 36-year-old nba player allegedly struck jasmine besiso and myrone powell. the two victims said they were not involved in the dispute, but hopped in after they saw barnes choking the woman he was arguing with.re






liberty acquire vaughn and hartley as part of 3-team trade


new york — bria hartley made a replica new york liberty jersey when she was 12 after attending one of their games at madison square garden.now the new york native will get to put on a real one after being traded with kia vaughn to the liberty on monday as part of a three-way deal with washington and seattle."my last name on the back," hartley said of the jersey, which was no. 14. "i love the culture around the new york liberty and am excited to be coming closer to home."the liberty sent carolyn swords to the storm, who sent their no. 6 pick in the wnba draft to the mystics. seattle and washington also swapped second round picks in this year's draft.hartley has played for washington after she was traded to the mystics from seattle on draft day in 2014. she's averaged 7.1 points in her three






marathon bombing survivor engaged to man who saved her


new york — a woman who lost her leg in the boston marathon bombing is now engaged to the firefighter who saved her.roseann sdoia tells the new york post that she and firefighter mike materia got engaged during a trip to nantucket in december.sdoia was standing near the finish line during the 2013 boston marathon when the bombs went off, badly mangling her leg. materia rushed to help her, and stayed with her on the ride to the hospital. he continued to visit her in intensive care and they struck up a friendship.two months after the bombing, they went on their first date.they plan to marry this fall and are releasing a book next month titled "perfect strangers," about four people affected by the bombing.






eric schneiderman seeks to join suit against trump immigrant ban


advertisement | advertise on newsdaynew york attorney general eric t. schneiderman files papers to add the state to a federal lawsuit against president donald trump over u.s. restrictions on immigration from countries with majority- muslim populations. (credit: getty images) state attorney general eric t. schneiderman is seeking to join a federal lawsuit against president donald trump over his new restrictions on immigration from countries with muslim-majority- populations.in legal motions filed thursday, schneiderman said trump’s restrictions would create “profound” harm for new york by restricting or banning immigrants who contribute to the state’s economy....






beyonce announces she’s pregnant with twins on instagram


new york (ap) — blue ivy is about to become a big sister — twice over.






sen. schumer battered by both the right and left in new role


new york (ap) — he has emerged as the leader of the anti-trump resistance on capitol hill, but to many of his liberal constituents, that’s not enough. they want sen. chuck schumer of new york to take a hard line against nearly everything president donald trump stands for.on tuesday night, thousands of frustrated liberals chanted, “filibuster everything!” and waved signs that read “grow a spine, chuck” during a protest outside schumer’s brooklyn apartment building.at the same time, schumer — the senate minority leader — is facing intensifying pressure from the trump administration for holding up some of the president’s cabinet picks and has been mocked and insulted by trump.






black folks, stop using chicago's violence to pander to trump


darrell scottjohn taggart / epadarrell scott, a pro-trump pastor from cleveland, speaks to reporters in the lobby of trump tower in new york on dec. 13, 2016.darrell scott, a pro-trump pastor from cleveland, speaks to reporters in the lobby of trump tower in new york on dec. 13, 2016. (john taggart / epa)






new york governor calls for amending state constitution for abortion rights


new york governor andrew cuomo said on monday he would seek to ensure that women have access to late-term abortions in the state even if conservatives on the u.s. supreme court remove federal legal guarantees in place since the 1973 roe v. wade ruling.cuomo, a democrat who is considered a potential candidate for his party’s 2020 presidential nomination, proposed an amendment to the new york constitution that he said would preserve the status quo regardless of future supreme court rulings.president donald trump, the republican who took office on jan. 20, plans to announce a nominee to the supreme court on tuesday. that person, if confirmed, is expected to restore the court’s conservative majority after the death of justice antonin scalia in 2016.the high court ruled four decades ago that th






new york pumps up gambling treatment as it expands gambling


albany, n.y. — thousands of new slot machines and table games debuting this month as part of new york state's casino growth spurt are bringing not only more chances to gamble, but also millions of dollars more to help problem gamblers.the openings of the del lago resort & casino in the finger lakes on wednesday and schenectady's rivers casino and resort next week will pump money into state treatment and awareness programs under $500 annual licensing fees essed on each slot machine and table game. the fees should eventually add about $3.3 million a year to state gambling programs, a dramatic increase in such funding."the norms just can't be that we have new casinos and look at the economic development that's going to be," said jim maney, executive director of the new york council on pro






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ipst2 can be used by process servers who serve legal documents for companies that use process server's toolbox (pst) and the web services pack (wsp). your office will need to be on process server's toolbox version 6. 4n or newer to use the app. once installed and setup, you (the process server) can then update your jobs with status from the field. depending on your office setup, ipst2 allows you to do the following: add attempts/comments-record your location (latitude/longitude) during attempts-enter service information-take/upload p os-view map of servee addres tention new york servers: our app is compliant with the new york dca requirements. note: ipst2 is an updated version of our old app, ipst.






female officers in high demand at st. paul police department


allison rogers knew she wanted to be a police officer, but others had their concerns: did she consider teaching instead? had she seen the most recent news articles about officers who were killed in the line of duty?so rogers pursued a degree in corrections instead.“i had a lot of people telling me i wouldn’t want to be in the profession,” said rogers. “more out of fear than that it wasn’t a noble profession. i’m a pretty small … i’m 5-foot-1. with my boots, i’m 5-3.”in her second year at minnesota state university, mankato, she gained the confidence to switch tracks to law enforcement after speaking with an officer from her hometown of waseca, minn., where she served as a police reserve. on a recent urday morning, rogers, 23, was among 88 people who packed an informational meeting at the n