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Big Pharma: Deceived, Hooked Millions, Made Billions – Mayor de Blasio Announces Lawsuit Against Nation’s Largest Opioid Manufacturers and Distributors

Purdue, Teva, Cephalon, Johnson & Johnson, Jansesen named in multi-million lawsuit to hold companies responsible for epidemic of fatal overdoses NEW YORK CITY, NY:  —Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray announced a the City had filed a lawsuit today in New York State Supreme Court to hold…
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ICE arrests 46 in western New York operation targeting criminal aliens, illegal re-entrants, and other immigration violators

BUFFALO, – A Jamaican national arrested in Albany, New York, who has prior convictions for possession of a weapon, loaded firearm, four counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance, and larceny is among 46 foreign nationals taken into custody during a five-day operation conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement…
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Suspect Motivated by ISIS Pleads Not Guilty in NYC Subway Bombing

A Bangladeshi immigrant whose homemade bomb left him burned when it exploded in the New York City subway pleaded not guilty to terrorism charges on January 11. Authorities believe Akayed Ullah, 27, began to self-radicalize three years ago. He lived in New York with a green card after coming to…
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DHS, DOJ REPORT: THREE OUT OF FOUR INDIVIDUALS CONVICTED OF INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM AND TERRORISM-RELATED OFFENSES WERE FOREIGN-BORN

Departments of Homeland Security and Justice Release Data for the First Time on Terrorism-Related Activity WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) released a report, revealing that three out of every four, or 402, individuals convicted of international terrorism-related charges in federal…
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Ice-breaking tugs

Coast Guard Cutter Penobscot Bay helps break free tug Stephanie Dann from the ice on the Hudson River near Kingston, New York, January 2, 2018. Coast Guard ice-breaking tugs from New Jersey and New York are positioned along the river and are assisting vessels transiting areas where thick ice is…
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