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Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray attend the funeral for U.S. Marine staff sergeant and FDNY firefighter Christopher Slutman

Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray attend the funeral for Marine staff sergeant and FDNY firefighter Christopher Slutman at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Midtown Manhattan on Friday, April 26, 2019. Slutman, a 15-year FDNY member, was among three Marines killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan…
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Governor Cuomo Announces Release of First Suicide Prevention Task Force Report

Task Force Supports High-Risk Groups Including Veterans, Latinas and the LGBTQ Community Task Force Recommendations Will Help Build Coalitions and Support Efforts of Local Governments and Advocates Albany, NY: Office of the Gov reports - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the release of the first report from the New York State…
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First-in-the-Nation Initiative Has Provided More Than 30,000 Legal Services to Immigrants and Communities Targeted by Devastating Federal Immigration Policies

Expansion Includes New Programs to Provide Services to Immigrant Children and Families and to Provide a Swift Response After Targeted Raids and Arbitrary Arrests by ICE. Albany, NY: Office of the Gov. reports - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie today announced…
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ICE arrests more than 20 released in New York after detainers ignored

NEW YORK — During the month of February 2019, ICE’s Enforcement and Removal’s (ERO) deportation officers assigned to the New York Field Office arrested more than 20 criminal aliens throughout their area of responsibility, after they were released from local law enforcement custody with an active immigration detainer in place.“The…
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Resiliency Plan announced to Protect Lower Manhattan From Climate Change

Comprehensive resiliency plan advances $500 million in capital projects and interim measures that will protect up to 70% of Lower Manhattan; for remaining 30%, recommends extending the shoreline into East River to protect Seaport & FiDi Mayor Bill de Blasio announces $500 million resiliency plan to protect Lower Manhattan from…
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Leader of Far Rockaway Drug Organization Sentenced to more than 22 Years’ Imprisonment Jose Rodriguez’s Organization Trafficked Heroin, Crack and Powder Cocaine, Marijuana and Firearms

New York ATF Field reports - Earlier today, Jose Rodriguez was sentenced by United States District Judge Eric N. Vitaliano to 272 months’ imprisonment for leading a Far Rockaway-based drug trafficking organization that distributed more than a kilogram of heroin, quantities of crack and powder cocaine and marijuana, and sold…
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ICE arrests 118 during Operation Cross Check

NEW YORK – Officers from Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 118 during a 5-day period, from January 14-18th, in New York City, Long Island and the Hudson Valley. During the operation, ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 118 individuals for violating immigration laws. Of those…
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Temporary TSA Pre Check application center open for appointments inside United Airlines Ticketing Office at New York Penn Station

NEW YORK: – The Transportation Security Administration is partnering with United Airlines to host a “pop-up” enrollment center to provide a convenient location to enroll in the TSA Pre✓® program. Individuals passing through New York Penn Station will be able to enroll in the agency’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program inside the…
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ENERGY – Historically Unstable “Tesla” AC Power Ignites NYC Blue Sky ARC FLASH at Edison Station

New York, NY: - ConEdison Power reports "There was a brief electrical fire at our substation on 20th Avenue & 32nd Street in Astoria this evening, which caused a transmission dip in the area. All power lines serving the area are in service and the system is stable. " New…
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ICE removes Taiwanese exchange student who threatened to shoot up school

PHILADELPHIA, PA: USICE — Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers removed a citizen of Taiwan who was sentenced after pleading guilty to one count of being an alien in possession of ammunition, following a Homeland Security Investigations Philadelphia, investigation with the assistance of the Upper…
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President George H. W. Bush 41 arrives to the funeral service at the Washington National Cathedral

President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump, joined by former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, former President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Clinton and former President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter, watch as the casket of former President George H. W. Bush…
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President George H. W. Bush 41 at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church during the state funeral in Houston, Texas

A man pauses to pay his respects in front of the casket of former President George H. W. Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church during the state funeral in Houston, Texas, Dec. 5, 2018. Nearly 4,000 military and civilian personnel from across all branches of the armed forces, including Reserve…
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