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De Blasio: Black Lives Matter Protests Exempt from Large-Event Ban

Mayor Bill de Blasio has canceled all large events in New York City through September, but will continue to allow Black Lives Matter protests in the city, he said.“This is a historic moment of change. We have to respect that but also say to people the kinds of gatherings we’re used to, the parades, the fairs — we just can’t have that while we’re focusing on health right now,” de Blasio said during a CNN appearance Thursday night.While other areas, including Los Angeles, Seattle, and Miami-Dade C...
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US politics: Trump rages after supreme court verdict over tax records – live updates

Disney World set to reopen despite Florida coronavirus surgeTrump rages after supreme court judgement on financial recordsBlack Lives Matter sign painted outside New York Trump TowerSign up to our First Thing newsletter 12.16pm BST Over at Axios, Sam Baker is having a look at what he describes as Chief Justice John Roberts’ “Long game”To fellow conservatives, Baker’s analysis is that:Roberts moves slower than they want, sides with liberals more than they want, and trims his sails in ways the...
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New York City mayor helps paint Black Lives Matter mural outside Trump Tower – video

Bill de Blasio on Thursday helped to paint the large, bright yellow mural on Fifth Avenue in front of Trump Tower in Manhattan. Similar murals have been painted on New York City streets and in other US cities including Washington DC, Raleigh in North Carolina, and Oakland in California. The Black Lives Matter movement gained momentum after the death of George Floyd who was killed by police in Minneapolis in May.New York City mayor helps paint 'Black Lives Matter' outside Trump Tower Continue rea...
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New York City mayor helps paint 'Black Lives Matter' outside Trump Tower

Slogan painted on Fifth Avenue a week after president tweeted it would be ‘a symbol of hate’New York City’s mayor, Bill de Blasio, took part in painting “Black Lives Matter” in front of Trump Tower in Manhattan on Thursday, a week after Donald Trump tweeted it would be “a symbol of hate”.De Blasio was flanked by his wife, Chirlane McCray, and the Rev Al Sharpton as he helped paint the racial justice rallying cry in giant yellow letters on Fifth Avenue in front of Trump Tower. Activists watching ...
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Trump Tower gold doorstep now reflects New York's Black Lives Matter mural

New York's mayor joined activists on Thursday to paint "Black Lives Matter" in giant yellow letters on the city's exclusive Fifth Avenue in front of Trump Tower, once the crown jewel in President Donald Trump's property empire. As doormen at the luxury apartment building's shiny gold doorstep watched, Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife, along with Reverend Al Sharpton, who eulogized George Floyd in Minneapolis in early June, joined dozens of mask-wearing people pushing paint rollers to create th...
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Mayor helps paint 'Black Lives Matter' outside Trump Tower

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio grabbed a roller Thursday to paint “Black Lives Matter" in front of the namesake Manhattan tower of President Donald Trump, who tweeted last week that the street mural would be “a symbol of hate.” De Blasio was flanked by his wife, Chirlane McCray, and the Rev. Al Sharpton as he helped paint the racial justice rallying cry in giant yellow letters on Fifth Avenue in front of Trump Tower. “When we say ‘Black Lives Matter,’ there is no more American statement, ...
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NSSF – Mayors Play Blame Game as Lawlessness Grows

After downtown Seattle erupted in violence, armed citizens in suburban small towns guarded their local businesses. (Screen snip, YouTube, KING News) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Big city mayors must have a standard checklist in the back of their press briefing binders. That page would have one entry that would read: “When your failed policies create chaos, blame guns.” It would sound ridiculous, but that is what is happening. Crime is skyrocketing in New York City, Chicago, Atlanta and Seattle. T...
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New York State AG’s New Plan Would Strip NYPD Control from Mayor de Blasio: Report

Citing weeks of protests as having shaken faith in the NYPD, New York State attorney general Letitia James recommended stripping New York City mayor Bill de Blasio’s authority in law-enforcement matters in a new report released Wednesday. James has called to end the mayor’s ability to appoint the police commissioner and to oversee the hiring and firing of officers. The state attorney general instead recommended granting that power to an independent panel made up of representatives appointed by t...
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Cuomo Pokes Trump On Push To Reopen Schools: ‘Not Up To POTUS’

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) on Wednesday hit back at President Trump for threatening to pressure governors to reopen schools as coronavirus cases continue surging nationwide. During a White House event on Tuesday, the President said that the White House is “very much going to put pressure on governors and everybody else to open the schools, to get them open, and it’s very important.” Trump continued pushing for schools to re-open schools by threatening to cut funding in a tweet the followin...
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NYC schools plan to reopen with students in class just 2 or 3 days a week

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said city schools plan to reopen in the fall with a "blended learning" approach in which most students spend just two or three days in school per week.
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As COVID Surges Again, Experts Forecast Hundreds Of Thousands More US Deaths

The United States could see hundreds of thousands more deaths this year than earlier anticipated, as COVID-19 cases surge across several states. Epidemiologists and demographers painted a dark picture in conversations with TPM, estimating that total U.S. COVID-19 deaths this calendar year could range from 260,000 to 500,000. Those projections of the total U.S. death toll in 2020 come as questions about the disease’s fatality rate persist, with new outbreaks in southern states leading to large...
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GOP councilman on calls to remove NYC mayor as violent crime spikes

Rep. Lee Zeldin calls for New York City’s Mayor Bill de Blasio to be removed from office as the state experiences a spike in shootings; reaction and analysis from New York City council member Joe Borelli.
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NYC mayor unveils plan to reopen schools in fall

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a hybrid back-to-school plan Wednesday with most students inside their physical schools just two or three days a week, but Gov. Andrew Cuomo said it's up to him to decide whether schools can open at all. De Blasio said his plan calls for most students learning online at least half the time because schools can’t accommodate all their students and maintain safe social distancing. “When you think about social distancing, you need more space,” de Blasio...
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Enemies of charter schools are enemies of students

Dr. Thomas Sowell has just published “Charter Schools and Their Enemies.” He presents actual test scores of students in traditional public schools and charter schools on New York State Education Department’s annual English Language Arts test and its Mathematics Test. Sowell gives the results of student tests in charter schools such as KIPP, Success Academy, Explore Schools, Uncommon Schools, Achievement First as well as the traditional New York City public schools. On the English Language Arts t...
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New York City unveils hybrid school reopening plan

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday unveiled a plan for reopening the country's largest school system in September with a "blended learning" schedule that would have students alternating between classrooms and their homes. Under the plan, which requires state approval, 1.1 million public school students would spend two days at school and three learning at home, and then reversing the sequence in the following week. The scheme is designed to limit the number of students and teachers...
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Case Against Amy Cooper Lacks Key Element: Victim's Cooperation

The Manhattan district attorney's decision to charge a white woman with filing a false police report against a Black man in Central Park does not have the support of one key person: the victim himself.The man, Christian Cooper, has not cooperated with the prosecution's investigation. The woman, Amy Cooper, lost her job and was publicly shamed after a video Christian Cooper made on May 25 was posted online; it showed her calling 911 to claim an "African American man" was threatening her. ...
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Gun violence kills 160 as holiday weekend exposes tale of 'two Americas'

With more than 500 wounded across the US, local leaders see racism and under-investment at the root of the crisisA six-year-old in Philadelphia, a seven-year-old in Chicago, an eight-year-old in Atlanta, a 15-year-old in New York, all shot. Community cries of “enough is enough”.Neighborhoods in some of the largest US cities erupted in gun violence over the Fourth of July weekend, killing an estimated 160 people and leaving more than 500 wounded from Friday night to Sunday.Georgia’s governor, Bri...
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Protests May Have Spread Coronavirus, Some Cities Say

Officials in Los Angeles, Seattle, and Miami-Dade County, Fla., have acknowledged that anti-police protests and riots may have led to increased spread of the coronavirus, according to a Fox News report.All three cities have experienced an uptick in coronavirus cases after weeks of protesting sparked by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody. Many Democrats and public-health professionals alike had voiced support of the demonstrations, including Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti. T...
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De Blasio says outdoor dining on hold for 'a substantial amount of time'

New York City entered Phase 3 Monday, but without indoor dining, as Mayor Bill de Blasio said it would be on hold for "a substantial amount of time."
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New York hails comeback from Covid-19, but hidden dangers lie ahead

The virus could be reimported to New York City from other parts of the US as several states record surgesPatience and Fortitude are proud advocates of social distancing and mask-wearing. The famous marble lions which guard the steps of the New York Public Library on Fifth Avenue and 42nd St have sat 90ft apart for more than a century, and this week were adorned with giant blue facial coverings.The masked lions today stand as symbols of the extraordinary turnaround of this recently stricken city....
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'We don't want things to get out of hand again': as New York reopens, dangers lie ahead

The virus could be reimported to New York City from other parts of the US as several states record surgesPatience and Fortitude are proud advocates of social distancing and mask-wearing. The famous marble lions which guard the steps of the New York Public Library on Fifth Avenue and 42nd St have sat 90ft apart for more than a century, and this week were adorned with giant blue facial coverings.The masked lions today stand as symbols of the extraordinary turnaround of this recently stricken city....
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‘We Need Urgent Action’: Dems Demand End To Ongoing PPE Shortage

A congressional committee criticized President Donald Trump’s administration on Thursday for a series of problems in distributing personal protective and testing equipment during the coronavirus pandemic and called on the administration to come up with a better plan. “We need urgent action from the federal government now, before this virus spins further out of control,” said Rep. James Clyburn, a South Carolina Democrat and chair of a House committee overseeing the nation’s pandemic response. He...
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NYC schools will be open in September, mayor say

New York City is moving "full steam ahead" with plans to reopen schools in September, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Thursday.
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Why Do People Want to See Donald Trump’s Tax Returns?

This story first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. The Supreme Court is expected to rule on two cases regarding access to President Donald Trump’s tax filings soon. At the heart of the cases: Can House committees and a New York grand jury subpoena financial institutions for Trump’s personal and business tax filings? If the Supreme Court rules against Trump, ...
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In N.Y.C., Dining Remains Outdoors Only for Now

Mayor Bill de Blasio postponed indoor dining indefinitely, in response to reports of a surge of infections in other states. 
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Trump calls Black Lives Matter street mural "symbol of hate"

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said he would have "Black Lives Matter" painted on Fifth Avenue, near Trump Tower.
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July 4th Could Create ‘Perfect Storm’ For Spreading Coronavirus, Warns Infectious Disease Doctor

(CNN) — As the Fourth of July weekend nears, an infectious disease doctor said the United States could be heading into “the perfect storm” for a spike in new coronavirus cases. “It’s set up a perfect storm: the combination of travel, the combination of reopening — perhaps in some cases, too early — and the combination of people not necessarily following some of these preventive guidelines,” Dr. Joshua Barocas, an infectious disease physician at Boston Medical Center, said during a Wednesday brie...
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Trump calls proposed Black Lives Matter mural outside Trump Tower 'a symbol of hate'

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said painting Black Lives Matter on Fifth Avenue is designed in part to send a message to President Trump.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump calls proposed Black Lives Matter mural outside Trump Tower 'a symbol of hate'

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said painting Black Lives Matter on Fifth Avenue is designed in part to send a message to President Trump.
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Trump Condemns Budget Cuts to NYPD, Calls ‘Black Lives Matter’ A ‘Symbol Of Hate’

President Trump criticized New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday for the second-term mayor’s decision to cut roughly $1 billion from the city’s police department budget. In a morning Twitter rant, Trump tossed red meat to blue-uniform sympathizers and white supremacists, saying the move to cut the NYPD budget was made worse by an unrelated decision to paint the words “Black Lives Matter” along Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, which he said would denigrate “this luxury Avenue.” ….horrible BL...
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