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Eight New York policemen charged in gun smuggling ring

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Eight New York City policemen were charged on Tuesday with helping run a gun-smuggling ring in a city whose mayor, Michael Bloomberg, is leading a national campaign against illegal guns. The men were accused of exploiting their experience and credentials to take part in schemes to…

Anti-Wall St. protesters march with Verizon workers

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Anti-Wall Street protesters joined Verizon Communications workers on Friday in a march to denounce corporate greed as the company and 45,000 employees negotiate a new labor contract. The march by about 500 people to a Verizon store in Lower Manhattan coincided with the top U.S. mobile…

SNL spoofs Mike Bloomberg’s Occupy Wall Street feelings

With New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg’s well known frustration of Occupy Wall Street, Saturday Night Live decided that a parody of the billionaire’s feelings of the movement was due. “I like to apologize for all the Hurricane Irene hysteria this summer, but since you were such b—hes about the…

NYC ‘Occupy Wall Street’ clean-up postponed, protesters ready for standoff

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Officials on Friday postponed a planned clean-up of the downtown Manhattan park where anti-Wall Street protesters have set up camp that raised concerns of a possible showdown with authorities. Deputy Mayor Cas Holloway said the private owner of Zuccotti Park, Brookfield Office Properties, decided late on…

New York protest square to be ‘temporarily cleared’: mayor

NEW YORK — The small Manhattan square occupied by anti-Wall Street protestors for almost four weeks will be temporarily cleared for cleaning on Friday, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said. Bloomberg went to the protest site, where several hundred people are camped out, to explain the move, which would be…

Bloomberg: Occupy Wall Street can stay, for now

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg may not be a fan of Occupy Wall Street, but he’s not going to force the protest to shut down any time soon. “The bottom line is – people want to express themselves,” he said, according to The Wall Street Journal. “And as long…

Bloomberg tells ‘Occupy Wall Street’ to lay off banks

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg Friday pushed back at the Occupy Wall Street protesters that have been inhabiting a park in lower Manhattan for nearly three weeks, saying that their aims were contradictory. The protesters crowding Liberty Square said they are against corporate greed, and aim their demonstration at…

Fewest ever New Yorkers light up: officials

NEW YORK — The number of smokers in New York has hit an all time low, city health officials said Thursday. Only 14 out of 100 adults still light up, a 35 percent decrease from 2002 figures, the Health Department said. The decrease amounts to 450,000 fewer adult smokers, with…

Nation on alert after ‘credible’ 9/11 bomb threat

Heavily armed police were on alert in and around New York City Friday after US officials warned of a “credible” but unconfirmed bomb threat around the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. “There is specific, credible but unconfirmed threat information,” the Department of Homeland Security said Thursday, as President Barack…

New York steps up security amid credible threat

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Security has been heightened in New York City because of a credible but uncorroborated threat, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Thursday, but said city residents should go about their business as usual. “The NYPD (police department) is deploying additional resources around the city and taking…

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