New York Headlines

  • Brooklyn teen among two dead in horrific Rockland County car crash

    (by Kenneth Garger for The New York Post 40 minutes ago)
    Two teens, including one from the Big Apple, were reportedly killed after their car plunged off an overpass and burst into flames in Rockland County. Saniha Cekik, 15, of Brooklyn and Altin Nezaj, 17, of Pearl River, both died following the horrific 3:30 p.m. wreck on Route 304 in Pearl River, according to Lohud.com. The...
  • Abandoned by U.S. in Syria, Kurds Find New Ally in American Foe

    (by Ben Hubbard, Charlie Savage, Eric Schmitt and Patrick Kingsley for The New York Times an hour ago)
    Under fire by Turkish forces, the militia that battled ISIS threw in its lot with Syria’s Russian-backed government.
  • State Dem head Carl Heastie looks to block far-left candidates

    (by Carl Campanile for The New York Post 2 hours ago)
    The Democratic leader of New York’s state Assembly is gearing up to protect the party’s long-tenured incumbents from a potential insurgency mounted by far-left upstarts. Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie vowed at a recent fundraiser to flex his political muscle and campaign resources to help veteran Democratic state lawmakers — like fellow Bronxite Jeff Dinowitz and...
  • NYC missing out on over half billion dollars on Brooklyn waterfront deal

    (by Julia Marsh, Rich Calder for The New York Post 2 hours ago)
    The city is losing out on more than half a billion dollars by keeping part of Brooklyn’s waterfront restricted to maritime use, according to newly surfaced documents obtained by The Post. The city’s Economic Development Corporation quietly inked a 36-year lease of the 65-acre South Brooklyn Marine Terminal with a management company in August that...
  • 47 Arrested in Drag Races That Can Reach 100 M.P.H.

    (by Christina Goldbaum for The New York Times 4 hours ago)
    Officers in New Haven staged a sting operation at a McDonald’s parking lot known for its raucous drag-racing gatherings.
  • Brooklyn Shooting: Poker Player Opened Fire and Was Killed by Bouncer

    (by Ashley Southall for The New York Times 6 hours ago)
    The 37-year-old man was among the four people killed at an unlicensed social club in Brooklyn, a police official said on Sunday.
  • Pullback Leaves Green Berets Feeling ‘Ashamed,’ and Kurdish Allies Describing ‘Betrayal’

    (by Eric Schmitt, Thomas Gibbons-Neff, Ben Hubbard and Helene Cooper for The New York Times 7 hours ago)
    As Turkish forces cross into Kurdish areas of northern Syria, the orders from Washington to U.S. troops are simple: Stand back. Let the Kurds fight for themselves.
  • The Kurds’ Prisons and Detention Camps for ISIS Members, Explained

    (by Charlie Savage for The New York Times 8 hours ago)
    As the Turkish invasion leads to deteriorating security in northern Syria, the custody of about 11,000 captive ISIS fighters — and many thousands more detained ISIS women and children — is in doubt.
  • WeWork Planned a Residential Utopia. It Hasn’t Turned Out That Way.

    (by Matthew Haag, Rebecca Liebson and Andrea Salcedo for The New York Times 11 hours ago)
    Adam Neumann, the company’s ousted founder, once said there would be WeLive apartments around the globe. But now, it has only two sites and is under investigation.
  • Can Impeachment Succeed in a Time of Hyper-Partisanship?

    (by Michael Luo for The New Yorker 2 days, 11 hours ago)
    Michael Luo writes about the constitutional Framers’ intentions behind requiring a supermajority for a Presidential impeachment ruling, and what can be expected from today’s Republican Party if Donald Trump is impeached.
  • Some Minor Breakthroughs in the Unprecedented CNN Town Hall on L.G.B.T.Q. Rights

    (by Masha Gessen for The New Yorker 2 days, 13 hours ago)
    Masha Gessen writes about the town hall on L.G.B.T.Q. issues that CNN hosted in Los Angeles for Democratic Presidential candidates.
  • Republicans Trash Trump on Syria—but Not Ukraine

    (by Susan B. Glasser for The New Yorker 3 days, 6 hours ago)
    Susan B. Glasser writes about the Republican criticism of President Donald Trump over his decision to abandon Kurdish allies in Syria to Turkey and the contrasting silence over the President’s soliciting of opposition research from Ukraine against his political rival Joe Biden.

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