‘Torso, removed head, arms, legs’: Tech founder killed in NYC, body cut up

[ad_1] A Bangladeshi-origin technology entrepreneur who founded Nigeria’s Gokada ride-hailing app was found decapitated and dismembered in a luxury New York condo with a power saw plugged in nearby. The body of Fahim Saleh, 33, was found at around 3.30pm local time on Tuesday inside his apartment on the Lower East Side. Detectives found Saleh’s […]

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Florida reports largest, single-day increase in coronavirus cases

[ad_1] Florida shattered the national record Sunday for the largest single-day increase in positive coronavirus cases in any state since the beginning of the pandemic, adding more than 15,000 cases as its daily average death toll continued to also rise. According to state Department of Health statistics, 15,299 people tested positive, for a total of […]

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‘It’s scary’: Debates in America turn emotional as schools decide how and if to open

[ad_1] School districts across America are in the midst of making wrenching decisions over how to resume classes in settings radically altered by the coronavirus pandemic, with school buses running below capacity, virtual learning, outdoor classrooms and quarantine protocols for infected children the new norm. The plans for the upcoming school year are taking shape […]

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George Floyd death: New York moves towards eliminating police secrecy law

[ad_1] New York lawmakers striving for a new era of police accountability are poised to repeal a state law that has long kept police officers’ disciplinary records secret, one of several steps to rein in officers spurred by the national uproar over the death of George Floyd. As the state legislature worked toward eliminating the […]

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A Video Of US Cops Shoving Man, 75, To Ground Amid George Floyd Unrest

[ad_1] New York: Two Buffalo, New York, police officers were suspended without pay on Thursday after a video showed them shoving a 75-year-old man to the ground, as protests over the police killing of George Floyd continued into their tenth night. The video taken by a reporter from local public radio station WBFO and posted […]

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‘Not stopping’: Defiant New York City protesters march through curfew

[ad_1] An 8 p.m. curfew didn’t stop thousands of defiant demonstrators from marching through the streets of New York City throughout the night Tuesday, though some of the rampant destruction seen over the past few nights was quelled. The citywide curfew, which is in place through Sunday and was moved earlier from the previous night, […]

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NYC placed under curfew as looters raid luxury store

[ad_1] New York was under a curfew that would last until Tuesday, officials said, after looters raided stores in central Manhattan, targeting some of the city’s top retailers. Upmarket fashion store Michael Kors on Fifth Avenue was among the luxury outlets hit, along with Nike, Lego and electronics shops across Midtown, before the 11pm to […]

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“I Can’t Breathe” Protests Spread Across US After Minneapolis Killing

[ad_1] Police made scores of arrests at Friday’s massive demonstration across US. New York: Thousands of protesters stormed the security perimeter of Barclays Center in New York as protests spread across the United States over the killing of George Floyd, a Minneapolis black man who died after being pinned by the neck under a white […]

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‘I can’t breathe’ protests spread across America after Minneapolis killing

[ad_1] Thousands of protesters stormed the perimeter of Barclays Center in New York as protests spread across the United States over the killing of George Floyd, a Minneapolis black man who died after being pinned by the neck under a white police officer’s knee. Police made scores of arrests at Friday’s massive demonstration in Brooklyn, […]

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UN chief recommends scaled-back UN meeting of world leaders amid pandemic

[ad_1] Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is recommending that the annual gathering of world leaders in late September, which was supposed to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, be dramatically scaled back because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Guterres suggested in a letter to the president of the General Assembly that heads of state and government […]

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