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The Supreme Court Heard Its First Gun Rights Case In Years. It Might Be A Misfire

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The Supreme Court heard arguments in a gun rights case for the first time in nearly 10 years Monday, involving a challenge to since-repealed New York City rules that greatly restricted the transportation of firearms. Though the case is closely watched as a possible bellwether for future disputes over the Second Amendment, several members of the court, including Chief Justice ...

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The 1995 NYC Veterans Day Parade Had $1.21 In The Bank. Then Donald Trump Stepped In

President Donald Trump will lead the New York City’s 100th annual Veterans Day Parade next week, becoming the first sitting president to accept the honor, the event’s organizers announced Wednesday. But while Trump will be making history on Monday as the first president to attend the parade, an offer the United Veterans War Council has made to every president since ...

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NYC Police Commissioner Resigns

New York City Police Commissioner James O’Neill has resigned, he said during a press conference Monday. O’Neill, 61, will be taking a job in the private sector and Dermot Shea, who previously served as Chief of Detectives, will be taking over as police commissioner, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced according to ABC News. De Blasio praised O’Neill ...

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No Sanctuary: ICE arrests more than 80 criminal aliens, including rapists and child molesters, during operation in New York City area

NEW YORK – Officers from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested more than 80 during a 5-day period, ending Sep. 25, in New York City, the Hudson Valley and Long Island. During the enforcement effort, ERO arrested 82 individuals for violating U.S. immigration laws. Of those arrested, more than 40 had been previously released ...

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NYC Public Schools Excuse Students Who Participate in Climate Strike

New York’s public schools announced Thursday afternoon that they will excuse students who plan on attending various climate strikes throughout the city. “@NYCschools will excuse absences of students participating in the #ClimateStrike on Friday 9/20,” the NYU School Twitter account notes. “Students will need parental consent. Younger students can only leave school with a parent.” “We applaud our students when ...

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New York City To Combat Rat Infestation With Alcohol

“This rat infestation problem is something that is becoming too pervasive,” Adams said, referencing thousands of complaints from Brooklyn residents about rats in 2018, New York Daily News reported. “It causes diseases, fever, vomiting, diarrhea and other problems to everyday Brooklynites: rats biting our children, rats inside households — just a real problem with rats in the city,” he continued. ...

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New York City Orders Thermostats In Buildings Over 100 Feet To 78 Degrees During Heat Wave

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered tall buildings to adjust their thermostats to 78 degrees as the city prepares for this weekend’s heatwave. de Blasio declared a heat emergency Thursday evening, signing an executive order that all buildings over 100 feet turn thermostats up until Sunday evening to conserve energy during what is expected to be a ...

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New York City Backs Off Gun Restrictions To Avoid Supreme Court Defeat

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The Supreme Court should dismiss a challenge to New York City’s gun transportation ban because a new ordinance will moot the case, city lawyers told the justices Wednesday. The ordinance and a newly-enacted state law will give the plaintiffs who challenged the transportation ban everything they have sought in court, making dismissal the appropriate course, city lawyers wrote in a ...

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Bat-Wielding Subway Man Threatens Armed Retired NYPD Cop. It Does Not Go Well For Him

A retired NYPD cop pulled his revolver to subdue a bat-wielding maniac threatening passengers on a city subway Wednesday. The incident occurred on the G train in Brooklyn around 7 a.m. when Brian Baska, a homeless man wielding a bat, threatened David Morales, a retired 28-year NYPD detective who happened to be carrying his revolver, the New York Post reported. ...

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Man Arrested For Plotting To Blow Up Times Square

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A man has been arrested for allegedly plotting to blow up Times Square with grenades, local reports say. The man’s name has not been released, but he allegedly discussed buying grenades and detonating them in Times Square, according to ABC News, who cited law enforcement sources. He was arrested in an undercover operation by the New York Joint Terrorism Task Force when ...

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Trump Backs Bid To Strike Down New York City Gun Laws At Supreme Court

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The Trump administration has asked the Supreme Court to strike down a New York City ordinance strictly regulating the transportation of firearms. The ordinance at issue prohibits licensed gun owners from transporting weapons to any location, save one of seven authorized gun ranges. License holders are not permitted to take their firearms beyond city limits. “To confine a weapon to ...

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Utility Halts Natural Gas Hook-Ups For NYC, Long Island After Cuomo Administration Blocks Pipeline

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The northeastern U.S.’s largest supplier of natural gas stopped processing new customer applications in New York City and Long Island after the Cuomo administration blocked a major pipeline project. The moratorium is the second to hit New Yorkers in 2019 as a result of Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s opposition to natural gas pipelines needed to meet growing demand in the ...

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New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio Orders Vaccinations Amid Measles Outbreak

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency Tuesday and ordered vaccinations for some of the city’s residents amid a measles outbreak concentrated in one neighborhood’s Orthodox Jewish community. “There’s no question that vaccines are safe, effective and life-saving,” de Blasio said in a statement. “I urge everyone, especially those in affected areas, to get their ...

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No Business Is Safe from the Left’s Ignorance & Envy

The late Darryl Royal once explained the problem with cockroaches, “It’s not what they eat and tote off, it’s what they fall into and mess up.” That pretty much sums up the left’s impact on economics. Recently the most visible example was Alexandria Ocasio–Cortez’ attack on Amazon’s plans for a New York City headquarters. The ignorant but passionate congresswoman opposed ...

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Gambino Crime Boss Frank Cali Killed Outside His Home

Mob boss Francesco “Franky Boy” Cali, of the Gambino crime syndicate, was fatally shot outside his home in Staten Island Wednesday night, police sources said. Cali, 53, was shot in the chest six times by an unidentified gunman who sped away in a blue pickup truck, reported The New York Daily News. Cali’s wife and children were inside his large ...

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