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Bill de Blasio To Try, Fail To Stop Steve Cohen From Buying Mets

It’s all he knows how to do at this point.
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De Blasio tells New Yorkers not to travel for the holidays

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday urged New Yorkers not to travel over the holidays to avoid a spike in coronavirus.
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Fights Erupt During 'Jews for Trump' Rally in Manhattan

NEW YORK -- Political tensions over the upcoming presidential election escalated on New York City's streets Sunday, as supporters of President Donald Trump clashed with counterprotesters during a day of demonstrations.Eleven people were arrested, police said, during skirmishes between opposing sides in Manhattan, where Rudy Giuliani, the president's personal lawyer and the city's former mayor, encountered protesters targeting a caravan of cars organized by a group that identifies its...
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Only 26% of N.Y.C. Students Attend In-Person Classes, Far From Goal

Mayor Bill de Blasio is facing a major test: Will children return to public schools over the next few weeks?
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The one good thing in 2020 was suddenly cheap rent in Manhattan and San Francisco — but the bill could be up for cities soon

Over 100,000 Manhattan residents left amid the pandemic — five times the city's loss in a typical year. Grant Faint/Getty Images Rents in both Manhattan and San Francisco, the two most expensive cities in the US, have been plummeting amid the pandemic. It's a sign of mass outbound migration. Tens of thousands of residents have left cities for greener pastures, with "no incentive to return," according to Miller Samuel's CEO. This trend has been happening for years, according to experts....
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Japan's unique heated tables may be the solution to winter outdoor dining for Chicago restaurants

Ellie Henderson adapted the traditional Japanese kotatsu for use in outdoor dining. Courtesy Ellie Henderson Across the country, restuarants have relied on outdoor dining to compensate for losses due to COVID-19, but the businesses face uncertainty as the weather turns cold.  Chicago announced a design competition in August to find possible solutions. One of the contest's winners took inspiration from an age-old Japanese design: the kotatsu, a special heated table. Visit Business Insider's...
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Voting Rights Advocates Are Preparing To Protect Against Voter Intimidation At Polls

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Voting rights advocates and state officials are on high alert over fears that U.S. polling stations could attract the same strain of partisan violence and civil unrest that erupted on American streets this year, fueled by a deadly pandemic, outrage over police brutality and one of the most contentious elections ever. Anti-government extremists and other armed civilians have flocked to protests against racial injustice and COVID-19 lockdowns. Paramilitary group members are acc...
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Coronavirus live news: Brazil's death toll reaches 156,000; Wales 'firebreak' lockdown begins

Spain stops short of curfew; non-essential shops and restaurants in Wales shut for two weeks; Italy reports nearly 20,000 new casesHalf a million Americans ‘could die of Covid by end of February’Full lockdown with new ‘harsh measures’ looms in BelgiumCzech health minister set to lose job after breaching his own Covid rulesFacebook moderators forced to work in Dublin office despite lockdown 11.26pm BST The Australian state of Victoria has reported seven new cases of Covid-19 overnight.Despite...
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Seattle, Portland, New York sued the Trump administration after the Justice Department labelled them 'anarchist jurisdictions'

In normal times, more than 3 million people use transit each day to get to work in the New York region. Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images The Justice Department labeled New York, Seattle, and Portland as "anarchist jurisdictions." The cities have sued the Trump department over that designation.  President Donald Trump issued a memorandum last month that sought to identify localities that permit "anarchy, violence, and destruction in American cities" after protests across the country.  Visit Bus...
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US Attorney General Cuomo? Biden Team Floats Notion

By Larry Keane Three-term Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is being considered for US Attorney General under a Biden-Harris Whitehouse. IMG iStock-884181314 U.S.A. -( Three-term Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plate is full. He’s on tour promoting his celebratory coronavirus “success” book, ignoring pandemic help offered by lawful firearm businesses, bucking responsibility and blaming New York City’s Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio for the violence and crime in th...
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Mets' sale to Steve Cohen still has one hurdle to clear: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio

The sale of the New York Mets to Steve Cohen for $2.475 billion is set to be voted on by MLB owners, but the city's mayor will have a say before then.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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United States: NYC Employers, Get Ready: City Issues New Requirements For Earned Safe And Sick Time Act - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law New York City Council Int. No. 2032-A on September 28, 2020, after the city council passed the bill ...
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"People have described the Cuomo-de Blasio shenanigans as a beef between two Italian-American men."

"But their backgrounds are vastly different. De Blasio, who is from Cambridge, Massachusetts, adopted his mother’s surname. His father was a Wasp and a Yale graduate who lost a leg at Okinawa. He later abandoned the family and, stricken with lung cancer, killed himself. De Blasio molded himself into a hardworking Brooklyn man of the people. 'It’s sort of a false identity, like the shit-kicking version of George W. Bush, whereas Andrew is who he is,' the former city official said...." From "And...
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Jewish reporter says he was beaten up and called a Nazi by Orthodox Jews in New York City amid tensions over new coronavirus lockdowns

NBC New York A Jewish journalist says Orthodox Jews assaulted him in Brooklyn. Jacob Kornbluh, the national politics reporter for the Jewish Insider, said he was "hit in the head, and kicked at by an angry crowd of hundreds of community members" during a protest over coronavirus restrictions. The incident occurred at protests following a decision by Governor Andrew Cuomo to enforce a local lockdown, closing schools and nonessential businesses. During the protests, involving hundreds of Or...
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'He wouldn't have a chance': Trump pours cold water on suggestion Don Jr could run for NYC mayor

Current mayor Bill de Blasio will be replaced next yea
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United States: NYC Amends Earned Safe And Sick Time Act To Correspond To NY State's New Sick Leave Law And Imposes Additional Notice And Other Requirements - Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

On Sept. 28, 2020, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law amendments to the NYC Earned Safe and Sick Time Act (NYC ESSTA), which took effect on Sept. 30, 2020.
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Journalist ‘Brutally Assaulted’ in Borough Park During Second Night of COVID-19 Rage

For the second night in a row, protests over new coronavirus restrictions in New York grew violent on Wednesday, with journalists describing a terrifying assault by a mob of angry Hasidim in Brooklyn’s Borough Park.Early this week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo imposed new school closures, religious capacity restrictions, and other containment measures on a slew of neighborhoods experiencing surging rates of COVID-19 in New York City. Many of them are home to large populations of ultra-Orthodox Jews, who ha...
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New York City set to impose new COVID-19 closures despite Orthodox Jewish protests

New York City will begin enforcing new shutdown rules on businesses and schools in coronavirus hot spots on Thursday that have already triggered angry protests from a small contingent of Orthodox Jews in one of the affected areas. Mayor Bill de Blasio first announced his plan to tamp down outbreaks in parts of Brooklyn and Queens on Sunday after the rate of positive coronavirus tests in some neighborhoods exceeded 3% for seven straight days. De Blasio's decision to delineate the neighborhoods ...
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Amid COVID-19 spike in ultra-Orthodox areas, Jewish history may explain reluctance of some to restrictions

A spike in coronavirus cases in several Orthodox Jewish areas of New York has prompted state and city authorities to impose new localized restrictions aimed at halting the spread.On Oct. 5, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that nearly 100 public schools and 200 private schools in 20 ZIP codes – many of which have a large ultra-Orthodox population and have seen increased rates of positive test results of COVID-19 – would end in-person classes “temporarily.”The move has sparked animosity among...
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NYC Orthodox Community Holds Protest Over New COVID Restrictions, Chants ‘Jewish Lives Matter’

Hundreds of members of the Borough Park Orthodox community filled the streets Tuesday night to protest new restrictions imposed on neighborhoods with a surge in COVID-19 cases, which include a limit on synagogue attendance and the closure of schools and non-essential businesses.The demonstrations, held into early Wednesday morning, grew more chaotic as the night wore on and protesters resisted orders to disperse: one person was injured “from a physical confrontation with other congregant(s)," pr...
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An Orthodox Jewish community in Brooklyn burned face masks in a bonfire to protest Gov. Cuomo imposing a local coronavirus lockdown on them

Members of an Orthodox Jewish community in Borough Park started a bonfire in the middle of a street Tuesday night to protest a new local lockdown. NBC New York Members of an Orthodox Jewish community in New York City's Borough Park neighborhood started a bonfire in the street Tuesday night to protest a new lockdown. Borough Park is among nine NYC neighborhoods that have been ordered into lockdown to address localized spikes in coronavirus cases. The lockdown goes into effect Friday. All ni...
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After days of bickering, Cuomo's 'crush the cluster' plan similar to de Blasio's

The plan released by Gov. Andrew Cuomo Tuesday afternoon largely mirrors that laid out by Mayor Bill de Blasio two days prior.
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Ultra-Orthodox Rage Over Fresh COVID-19 Clampdown in New York

Hours before a new coronavirus crackdown began in New York, Borough Park was fuming.On Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered public and private schools to close in 20 New York City zip codes where positivity rates had spiked in recent weeks, most of them home to substantial ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities. Anger was already palpable that afternoon on the streets of one of the hottest hotspots citywide, a traditional home of New York’s Hasidic population.“It’s just political theater,” raged Mike We...
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Coronavirus: Europe struggles to contain surge of cases

Rise in infection rate in Paris as Spanish authorities clash over Madrid lockdown Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBars in Paris have been ordered to close for two weeks, Madrid residents may no longer leave their city and Ireland is set to introduce tighter national restrictions as governments struggle to contain a Europe-wide surge in Covid-19 cases.As infections in the Paris area rose to 270 for every 100,000 people – and as high as 500 for every 100,000 among 20- t...
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'It is not acceptable': Cuomo, de Blasio at odds as Covid surges in New York

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are once again pointing fingers and offering conflicting guidance on how to handle the city's...
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NY Governor Cuomo Orders All Schools Closed In Select NYC Zip Codes, Are Businesses And Houses Of Worship Next?

NY is getting a 2nd wave of COVID-19 infections and NY Governor Andrew Cuomo has approved a proposal by NYC Mayor NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio to close all public and private schools in select zip codes starting tomorrow. Positivity rates in the city have spiked since schools reopened. It includes neighborhoods with a COVID-19 […]
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Europe struggles to contain surge of coronavirus cases

Rise in infection rate in Paris as Spanish authorities clash over Madrid lockdown Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBars in Paris have been ordered to close for two weeks, Madrid residents may no longer leave their city and Ireland is on the brink of a new national lockdown as governments struggle to contain a Europe-wide surge in Covid-19 cases.As infections in the Paris area rose to 270 for every 100,000 people – and as high as 500 for every 100,000 among 20- to 30-ye...
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New York mayor bids to shut schools and businesses in Covid hotspots

Bill de Blasio says ‘important to act aggressively’ as cases riseMayor wants shutdowns to begin in nine zip codes in the cityNew York City mayor Bill de Blasio has asked the state for permission to close schools and reinstate restrictions on non-essential businesses in several neighborhoods because of a resurgence of the coronavirus. Related: Coronavirus live news: global cases pass 35m as Walter Reed physician calls Trump drive 'insanity' Continue reading...
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NYC Could 'Rewind' Reopening of Schools, Businesses in 9 Zip Codes

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says all non-essential businesses, public and private schools will close Wednesday in nine zip codes...
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New York mayor proposes closing schools and businesses in 9 areas with high Covid-19 test positivity rates

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday proposed temporarily closing all schools and non-essential businesses in nine ZIP codes that have seen Covid-19 test positivity rates above 3% for at least seven consecutive days.
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