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Coronavirus in NY: Bill de Blasio warns of deadly surge in ICU patients

Coronavirus in NY: Bill de Blasio warns of deadly surge in ICU patients

Bill de Blasio warned that the number of coronavirus patients requiring life-saving ventilators will double by early next week. Read full article: Coronavirus in NY: Bill de Blasio warns ...→

Coronavirus in NY: Bill de Blasio warns of deadly surge in ICU patients

Coronavirus in NY: Bill de Blasio warns of deadly surge in ICU patients

Bill de Blasio warned that the number of coronavirus patients requiring life-saving ventilators will double by early next week. Read full article: Coronavirus in NY: Bill de Blasio warns ...→

De Blasio To George Floyd Protesters:

De Blasio To George Floyd Protesters: "Direct That Anger" To Politicians, Not Cops

"The police officer in front of you is a man or woman just trying to do their job. They did not create the policy, they did not create the pain." Read full article: De Blasio To George Floyd Protesters: "D...→

De Blasio backs George Floyd protests despite coronavirus gathering ban

De Blasio backs George Floyd protests despite coronavirus gathering ban

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday welcomed peaceful mass protests in the Big Apple over the police-involved death of George Floyd — even as he has staunchly barre [...] Read full article: De Blasio backs George Floyd protests de...→

De Blasio, MTA in row over NYC subway and bus readiness for reopening - amNewYork

New Yorkers might need to "improvise" to get around town once the city reopens, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday — a statement that sparked a stern rebuke Read full article: De Blasio, MTA in row over NYC subway an...→

Mayor De Blasio reflects on Eric Garner amid George Floyd outrage: 'I made a mistake'

Mayor De Blasio reflects on Eric Garner amid George Floyd outrage: 'I made a mistake'

"We made a mistake. I made a mistake," Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday, reflecting on Eric Garner and parallels between Garner's death and the killing of Geor [...] Read full article: Mayor De Blasio reflects on Eric Garner ...→

‘Horrified’ de Blasio calls for charges in death of George Floyd

‘Horrified’ de Blasio calls for charges in death of George Floyd

Mayor Bill de Blasio Thursday called for charges against the Minneapolis cops involved in the death of George Floyd, saying he was “horrified” by the video. “G [...] Read full article: ‘Horrified’ de Blasio calls for charges ...→

Restaurant, Bar Owners Across 5 Boroughs Desperate For Reopening Guidelines From Mayor De Blasio

Restaurant, Bar Owners Across 5 Boroughs Desperate For Reopening Guidelines From Mayor De Blasio

Restaurants and bars are vital to the Big Apple, but many face the risk of closing for good. Owners are begging for reopening directives from Mayor Bill de Bla [...] Read full article: Restaurant, Bar Owners Across 5 Boroughs...→

De Blasio calls Central Park incident 'disgusting,' suggests 'new category' of laws could punish it

De Blasio calls Central Park incident 'disgusting,' suggests 'new category' of laws could punish it

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joined other city lawmakers who have suggested laws could change to punish incidents like the one in Central Park in which a [...] Read full article: De Blasio calls Central Park incident 'd...→

NYC workers will ‘make their own choices’ for transportation: de Blasio

NYC workers will ‘make their own choices’ for transportation: de Blasio

Mayor Bill de Blasio sounded less than enthusiastic about telling New Yorkers to get back on the city’s subways and buses when New York starts reopening from i [...] Read full article: NYC workers will ‘make their own choices...→

Nonessential businesses that reopen without permission will be fined, de Blasio says

Nonessential businesses that reopen without permission will be fined, de Blasio says

As New York City remains the only region in the state not qualified to reopen, Mayor de Blasio warned nonessential businesses not to open up unless they have b [...] Read full article: Nonessential businesses that reopen with...→

LIVE: Mayor De Blasio gives update on NYC's coronavirus response

LIVE: Mayor De Blasio gives update on NYC's coronavirus response

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio holds a press conference to give an update on the Big Apple’s COVID-19 response from City Hall. Read full article: LIVE: Mayor De Blasio gives update on NY...→

New York City is '$9 billion in the hole' because of coronavirus says Mayor de Blasio - amNewYork

New York City now faces a $9 billion budget deficit in the city's $ 89.3 billion financial plan due to the novel coronavirus pandemic Mayor Bill de Blasio Read full article: New York City is '$9 billion in the hole...→

De Blasio doesn’t have detailed plan to reopen NYC restaurants, bars

De Blasio doesn’t have detailed plan to reopen NYC restaurants, bars

Mayor Bill de Blasio talked at length Wednesday in response to a question about his plan to reopen the city’s restaurants and bars. Read full article: De Blasio doesn’t have detailed plan to ...→

De Blasio signs bill capping NYC restaurant delivery-app fees

De Blasio signs bill capping NYC restaurant delivery-app fees

Mayor Bill de Blasio signed several bills on Tuesday that could temporarily eat into the profits of food-ordering and delivery apps like Grubhub and UberEats. Read full article: De Blasio signs bill capping NYC restaur...→

Hollywood Hills house parties getting out of hand during coronavirus outbreak, LAPD warns

Hollywood Hills house parties getting out of hand during coronavirus outbreak, LAPD warns

Cops in Los Angeles have released a video begging trendy quarantined residents to stop house parties in the Hollywood Hills because clubs are closed during the [...] Read full article: Hollywood Hills house parties getting ou...→

De Blasio: Central Park ‘Karen’ Amy Cooper showed ‘racism, plain and simple’

De Blasio: Central Park ‘Karen’ Amy Cooper showed ‘racism, plain and simple’

In the video of the Monday encounter, the woman — real name Amy Cooper, but widely dubbed Central Park Karen — loses it and threatens to call the police when b [...] Read full article: De Blasio: Central Park ‘Karen’ Amy Coop...→

De Blasio calls Trump’s order to reopen churches ‘dangerous’ for NYC

De Blasio calls Trump’s order to reopen churches ‘dangerous’ for NYC

“With all due respect to the president, the president left the impression on Friday that any and all religious services should start again,” de Blasio said Tue [...] Read full article: De Blasio calls Trump’s order to reopen ...→

Don’t fall for scammers posing as coronavirus contact tracers, Pritzker warns

Don’t fall for scammers posing as coronavirus contact tracers, Pritzker warns

More than 117,000 people have tested positive for the virus in four months, and more than 5,200 have died. Officials are counting on a bolstered contact tracin [...] Read full article: Don’t fall for scammers posing as corona...→

Despite CDC Guidance, De Blasio Ramps Up Destruction Of Homeless Encampments

Despite CDC Guidance, De Blasio Ramps Up Destruction Of Homeless Encampments

"If the city isn't going to give me a safe place to stay inside, can't they at least just let me live in peace outside?" Read full article: Despite CDC Guidance, De Blasio Ramps Up...→

Coronavirus still ‘lurking’ as countries begin easing restrictions, WHO envoy warns

Coronavirus still ‘lurking’ as countries begin easing restrictions, WHO envoy warns

The World Health Organization’s special coronavirus envoy warned Friday as nations begin to ease lockdown restrictions that the virus has not been abolished. Read full article: Coronavirus still ‘lurking’ as countries...→

Trump warns of ‘enhanced hurricane season’ amid coronavirus

Trump warns of ‘enhanced hurricane season’ amid coronavirus

President Trump said Thursday that US officials are forecasting a “slightly enhanced” hurricane season in coming months, creating new challenges during the cor [...] Read full article: Trump warns of ‘enhanced hurricane seaso...→

'Central Park Karen': Amy Cooper should be investigated for false claim, de Blasio says

'Central Park Karen': Amy Cooper should be investigated for false claim, de Blasio says

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio suggested Thursday that the white woman the Internet has nicknamed “Central Park Karen,” who called police to report she was [...] Read full article: 'Central Park Karen': Amy Cooper should ...→

Mayor de Blasio not acting fast enough to save transit opportunities, advocates say - amNewYork

Mayor de Blasio not acting fast enough to save transit opportunities, advocates say - amNewYork

Activists are taking a dim view of what they believe as a lackadaisical approach to mitigating increased traffic from fearful mass transit users turning Read full article: Mayor de Blasio not acting fast enough t...→

De Blasio: NYC to begin 'Phase 1' of coronavirus reopening in 'the first or second week of June'

De Blasio: NYC to begin 'Phase 1' of coronavirus reopening in 'the first or second week of June'

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday that the city will begin “Phase 1” of its reopening in early to mid-June, making it the last part of the state [...] Read full article: De Blasio: NYC to begin 'Phase 1' of cor...→

Bill de Blasio says Amy Cooper should be probed for filing false claim

Bill de Blasio says Amy Cooper should be probed for filing false claim

The white woman who called cops on a black man in Central Park during a now viral encounter should be investigated for falsely accusing the bird-watcher of thr [...] Read full article: Bill de Blasio says Amy Cooper should be...→

Coronavirus prevention measure just fine for golfer Bill O’Connell

Coronavirus prevention measure just fine for golfer Bill O’Connell

When golfers across the state got the green light to tee it back up on May 7, many returned to courses that looked a little different than they were accustomed [...] Read full article: Coronavirus prevention measure just fine...→

CDC Warns of ‘Unusual’ or ‘Aggressive’ Rats During Coronavirus

CDC Warns of ‘Unusual’ or ‘Aggressive’ Rats During Coronavirus

Since restaurants have closed or limited service amid COVID-19 causing less food waste, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warn of unusual or aggre [...] Read full article: CDC Warns of ‘Unusual’ or ‘Aggressive’ R...→

China Drafts Sovereign Immunity Bill to Fight Global Coronavirus Lawsuits

China Drafts Sovereign Immunity Bill to Fight Global Coronavirus Lawsuits

China's National People's Congress (NPC) is seeking to pass a law allowing Chinese people to sue the United States over coronavirus. Read full article: China Drafts Sovereign Immunity Bill to ...→

New NY bill would make false reporting a hate crime in some instances in wake of Central Park video

New NY bill would make false reporting a hate crime in some instances in wake of Central Park video

Falsely reporting an incident as a hate crime would be criminalized in New York if legislation proposed Tuesday in the wake of a viral video is passed. Read full article: New NY bill would make false reporting a...→

NY lawmakers ‘return’ to Albany for work on coronavirus bills

NY lawmakers ‘return’ to Albany for work on coronavirus bills

They packed the afternoon with virtual Zoom hearings and sparsely attended committee meetings in the Capitol building, under the state’s 10-person gathering li [...] Read full article: NY lawmakers ‘return’ to Albany for work...→

CDC warns it 'may be possible' for coronavirus to spread on surfaces, in new shift

CDC warns it 'may be possible' for coronavirus to spread on surfaces, in new shift

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) edited information posted to its website last week on the transmission of the coronavirus from contaminate [...] Read full article: CDC warns it 'may be possible' for coron...→

McConnell: Senate will work on coronavirus relief bill ‘in the next month’

McConnell: Senate will work on coronavirus relief bill ‘in the next month’

A fourth coronavirus stimulus package could pass Congress next month but will be significantly smaller than the historic spending measures seen so far, Senate [...] Read full article: McConnell: Senate will work on coronavir...→

De Blasio, Cuomo target June 8 for first phase of New York City reopening

De Blasio, Cuomo target June 8 for first phase of New York City reopening

The city is on track to meet all of the state’s metrics needed to begin relaxing its stay-at-home order. Read full article: De Blasio, Cuomo target June 8 for first...→

Bill de Blasio dodges Eric Garner questions, calls George Floyd video ‘horrifying’

Bill de Blasio dodges Eric Garner questions, calls George Floyd video ‘horrifying’

“I watched that video and my heart just broke,” said de Blasio in response, in reference to viral video footage that shows a white Minneapolis police officer w [...] Read full article: Bill de Blasio dodges Eric Garner questi...→

De Blasio says New Yorkers ‘have to improvise’ their way around town

De Blasio says New Yorkers ‘have to improvise’ their way around town

New Yorkers will “have to improvise” how they get around town during the next phase of the coronavirus crisis, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Friday. Read full article: De Blasio says New Yorkers ‘have to impr...→

De Blasio Says NYC Will Provide Businesses 2 Million Face Coverings As They Reopen

De Blasio Says NYC Will Provide Businesses 2 Million Face Coverings As They Reopen

Mayor Bill de Blasio said 200,000-400,000 will likely be going back to work in the coming weeks, and said business owners need help and guidance as the New Yor [...] Read full article: De Blasio Says NYC Will Provide Business...→

In a NY State of Mind, Guetta Readies Coronavirus Relief Concert

In a NY State of Mind, Guetta Readies Coronavirus Relief Concert

When hundreds of artists started singing from their living rooms when the coronavirus pandemic hit, Grammy-winning DJ-producer David Guetta still wanted to per [...] Read full article: In a NY State of Mind, Guetta Readies Co...→

De Blasio Expects More Car Traffic To Be New York's

De Blasio Expects More Car Traffic To Be New York's "Short Term Reality"

"For the next few months, people are going to make their own choice. Some are going to come on mass transit and some are not." Read full article: De Blasio Expects More Car Traffic To Be...→

De Blasio gives details on phase 1 reopening, still no date yet - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday gave details on what the city's phase 1 reopening would look like which includes between 200,000 to 400,000 New Yorkers Read full article: De Blasio gives details on phase 1 reope...→

Mayor De Blasio Details Plan For Phase 1 Reopen, Says Businesses That Jump The Gun Could Face $1,000 Fines

Mayor De Blasio Details Plan For Phase 1 Reopen, Says Businesses That Jump The Gun Could Face $1,000 Fines

Phase one includes non-essential retail with curbside or in-store pickup only, construction, manufacturing, wholesale trade, plus agriculture, forestry, huntin [...] Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Details Plan For Phase 1...→

De Blasio finally unveils plan to reopen NYC — but without a firm date

De Blasio finally unveils plan to reopen NYC — but without a firm date

Get this guy a calendar. Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday finally unveiled his plan for reopening New York City but it was nothing more than a vague rehash of [...] Read full article: De Blasio finally unveils plan to reopen...→

CDC warns coronavirus antibody tests may be wrong up to half the time

CDC warns coronavirus antibody tests may be wrong up to half the time

The CDC says the antibody tests should not be used to make coronavirus-related policy decisions. Read full article: CDC warns coronavirus antibody tests may...→

California health officer warns state reopening too quickly as coronavirus cases top 100,000

California health officer warns state reopening too quickly as coronavirus cases top 100,000

"We believe that our social and economic well-being are best served by a more phased approach," Dr. Sara Cody of Santa Clara County cautioned. Read full article: California health officer warns state re...→

Coronavirus job losses creating ‘lockdown generation,’ UN group warns

Coronavirus job losses creating ‘lockdown generation,’ UN group warns

The United Nation’s International Labor Organization issued the grim prediction in a report showing that more than one in six young people have stopped working [...] Read full article: Coronavirus job losses creating ‘lockdow...→

De Blasio warns of New York City's multibillion-dollar deficit amid coronavirus, pleads for aid

De Blasio warns of New York City's multibillion-dollar deficit amid coronavirus, pleads for aid

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday warned that the city faces a multibillion-dollar deficit amid the coronavirus pandemic, while pleading for fede [...] Read full article: De Blasio warns of New York City's multi...→

NYC Mayor de Blasio pushes back on Trump's insistence at reopening churches, calls the move 'dangerous'

NYC Mayor de Blasio pushes back on Trump's insistence at reopening churches, calls the move 'dangerous'

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said it would be "dangerous" to reopen churches and places of worship during the coronavirus pandemic, despite statements by [...] Read full article: NYC Mayor de Blasio pushes back on Trump...→

Kansas' Dem governor vetoes GOP bill to limit her coronavirus emergency powers

Kansas' Dem governor vetoes GOP bill to limit her coronavirus emergency powers

Kansas' Democratic governor on Tuesday vetoed a Republican bill aimed at limiting her emergency response powers during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Kansas' Dem governor vetoes GOP bill to ...→

Missouri Health Director Warns Partygoers: Coronavirus is Still Here

Missouri Health Director Warns Partygoers: Coronavirus is Still Here

Missouri’s health director issued a dire warning after photos and video showed Memorial Day weekend revelers partying close together: The coronavirus is still [...] Read full article: Missouri Health Director Warns Partygoer...→

De Blasio To George Floyd Protesters:

De Blasio To George Floyd Protesters: "Direct That Anger" To Politicians, Not Cops

"The police officer in front of you is a man or woman just trying to do their job. They did not create the policy, they did not create the pain." Read full article: De Blasio To George Floyd Protesters: "D...→

De Blasio, Cuomo target June 8 for first phase of New York City reopening

De Blasio, Cuomo target June 8 for first phase of New York City reopening

The city is on track to meet all of the state’s metrics needed to begin relaxing its stay-at-home order. Read full article: De Blasio, Cuomo target June 8 for first...→

Despite CDC Guidance, De Blasio Ramps Up Destruction Of Homeless Encampments

Despite CDC Guidance, De Blasio Ramps Up Destruction Of Homeless Encampments

"If the city isn't going to give me a safe place to stay inside, can't they at least just let me live in peace outside?" Read full article: Despite CDC Guidance, De Blasio Ramps Up...→

De Blasio, MTA in row over NYC subway and bus readiness for reopening - amNewYork

New Yorkers might need to "improvise" to get around town once the city reopens, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday — a statement that sparked a stern rebuke Read full article: De Blasio, MTA in row over NYC subway an...→

De Blasio says New Yorkers ‘have to improvise’ their way around town

De Blasio says New Yorkers ‘have to improvise’ their way around town

New Yorkers will “have to improvise” how they get around town during the next phase of the coronavirus crisis, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Friday. Read full article: De Blasio says New Yorkers ‘have to impr...→

‘Horrified’ de Blasio calls for charges in death of George Floyd

‘Horrified’ de Blasio calls for charges in death of George Floyd

Mayor Bill de Blasio Thursday called for charges against the Minneapolis cops involved in the death of George Floyd, saying he was “horrified” by the video. “G [...] Read full article: ‘Horrified’ de Blasio calls for charges ...→

In a NY State of Mind, Guetta Readies Coronavirus Relief Concert

In a NY State of Mind, Guetta Readies Coronavirus Relief Concert

When hundreds of artists started singing from their living rooms when the coronavirus pandemic hit, Grammy-winning DJ-producer David Guetta still wanted to per [...] Read full article: In a NY State of Mind, Guetta Readies Co...→

'Central Park Karen': Amy Cooper should be investigated for false claim, de Blasio says

'Central Park Karen': Amy Cooper should be investigated for false claim, de Blasio says

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio suggested Thursday that the white woman the Internet has nicknamed “Central Park Karen,” who called police to report she was [...] Read full article: 'Central Park Karen': Amy Cooper should ...→

De Blasio calls Central Park incident 'disgusting,' suggests 'new category' of laws could punish it

De Blasio calls Central Park incident 'disgusting,' suggests 'new category' of laws could punish it

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joined other city lawmakers who have suggested laws could change to punish incidents like the one in Central Park in which a [...] Read full article: De Blasio calls Central Park incident 'd...→

De Blasio gives details on phase 1 reopening, still no date yet - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday gave details on what the city's phase 1 reopening would look like which includes between 200,000 to 400,000 New Yorkers Read full article: De Blasio gives details on phase 1 reope...→

De Blasio: NYC to begin 'Phase 1' of coronavirus reopening in 'the first or second week of June'

De Blasio: NYC to begin 'Phase 1' of coronavirus reopening in 'the first or second week of June'

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday that the city will begin “Phase 1” of its reopening in early to mid-June, making it the last part of the state [...] Read full article: De Blasio: NYC to begin 'Phase 1' of cor...→

Nonessential businesses that reopen without permission will be fined, de Blasio says

Nonessential businesses that reopen without permission will be fined, de Blasio says

As New York City remains the only region in the state not qualified to reopen, Mayor de Blasio warned nonessential businesses not to open up unless they have b [...] Read full article: Nonessential businesses that reopen with...→

De Blasio finally unveils plan to reopen NYC — but without a firm date

De Blasio finally unveils plan to reopen NYC — but without a firm date

Get this guy a calendar. Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday finally unveiled his plan for reopening New York City but it was nothing more than a vague rehash of [...] Read full article: De Blasio finally unveils plan to reopen...→

Coronavirus prevention measure just fine for golfer Bill O’Connell

Coronavirus prevention measure just fine for golfer Bill O’Connell

When golfers across the state got the green light to tee it back up on May 7, many returned to courses that looked a little different than they were accustomed [...] Read full article: Coronavirus prevention measure just fine...→

California health officer warns state reopening too quickly as coronavirus cases top 100,000

California health officer warns state reopening too quickly as coronavirus cases top 100,000

"We believe that our social and economic well-being are best served by a more phased approach," Dr. Sara Cody of Santa Clara County cautioned. Read full article: California health officer warns state re...→

China Drafts Sovereign Immunity Bill to Fight Global Coronavirus Lawsuits

China Drafts Sovereign Immunity Bill to Fight Global Coronavirus Lawsuits

China's National People's Congress (NPC) is seeking to pass a law allowing Chinese people to sue the United States over coronavirus. Read full article: China Drafts Sovereign Immunity Bill to ...→

De Blasio doesn’t have detailed plan to reopen NYC restaurants, bars

De Blasio doesn’t have detailed plan to reopen NYC restaurants, bars

Mayor Bill de Blasio talked at length Wednesday in response to a question about his plan to reopen the city’s restaurants and bars. Read full article: De Blasio doesn’t have detailed plan to ...→

De Blasio warns of New York City's multibillion-dollar deficit amid coronavirus, pleads for aid

De Blasio warns of New York City's multibillion-dollar deficit amid coronavirus, pleads for aid

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday warned that the city faces a multibillion-dollar deficit amid the coronavirus pandemic, while pleading for fede [...] Read full article: De Blasio warns of New York City's multi...→

NY lawmakers ‘return’ to Albany for work on coronavirus bills

NY lawmakers ‘return’ to Albany for work on coronavirus bills

They packed the afternoon with virtual Zoom hearings and sparsely attended committee meetings in the Capitol building, under the state’s 10-person gathering li [...] Read full article: NY lawmakers ‘return’ to Albany for work...→

Hollywood Hills house parties getting out of hand during coronavirus outbreak, LAPD warns

Hollywood Hills house parties getting out of hand during coronavirus outbreak, LAPD warns

Cops in Los Angeles have released a video begging trendy quarantined residents to stop house parties in the Hollywood Hills because clubs are closed during the [...] Read full article: Hollywood Hills house parties getting ou...→

Kansas' Dem governor vetoes GOP bill to limit her coronavirus emergency powers

Kansas' Dem governor vetoes GOP bill to limit her coronavirus emergency powers

Kansas' Democratic governor on Tuesday vetoed a Republican bill aimed at limiting her emergency response powers during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Kansas' Dem governor vetoes GOP bill to ...→

De Blasio calls Trump’s order to reopen churches ‘dangerous’ for NYC

De Blasio calls Trump’s order to reopen churches ‘dangerous’ for NYC

“With all due respect to the president, the president left the impression on Friday that any and all religious services should start again,” de Blasio said Tue [...] Read full article: De Blasio calls Trump’s order to reopen ...→

Don’t fall for scammers posing as coronavirus contact tracers, Pritzker warns

Don’t fall for scammers posing as coronavirus contact tracers, Pritzker warns

More than 117,000 people have tested positive for the virus in four months, and more than 5,200 have died. Officials are counting on a bolstered contact tracin [...] Read full article: Don’t fall for scammers posing as corona...→

De Blasio backs George Floyd protests despite coronavirus gathering ban

De Blasio backs George Floyd protests despite coronavirus gathering ban

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday welcomed peaceful mass protests in the Big Apple over the police-involved death of George Floyd — even as he has staunchly barre [...] Read full article: De Blasio backs George Floyd protests de...→

Bill de Blasio dodges Eric Garner questions, calls George Floyd video ‘horrifying’

Bill de Blasio dodges Eric Garner questions, calls George Floyd video ‘horrifying’

“I watched that video and my heart just broke,” said de Blasio in response, in reference to viral video footage that shows a white Minneapolis police officer w [...] Read full article: Bill de Blasio dodges Eric Garner questi...→

Coronavirus still ‘lurking’ as countries begin easing restrictions, WHO envoy warns

Coronavirus still ‘lurking’ as countries begin easing restrictions, WHO envoy warns

The World Health Organization’s special coronavirus envoy warned Friday as nations begin to ease lockdown restrictions that the virus has not been abolished. Read full article: Coronavirus still ‘lurking’ as countries...→

Mayor De Blasio reflects on Eric Garner amid George Floyd outrage: 'I made a mistake'

Mayor De Blasio reflects on Eric Garner amid George Floyd outrage: 'I made a mistake'

"We made a mistake. I made a mistake," Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday, reflecting on Eric Garner and parallels between Garner's death and the killing of Geor [...] Read full article: Mayor De Blasio reflects on Eric Garner ...→

De Blasio Says NYC Will Provide Businesses 2 Million Face Coverings As They Reopen

De Blasio Says NYC Will Provide Businesses 2 Million Face Coverings As They Reopen

Mayor Bill de Blasio said 200,000-400,000 will likely be going back to work in the coming weeks, and said business owners need help and guidance as the New Yor [...] Read full article: De Blasio Says NYC Will Provide Business...→

Trump warns of ‘enhanced hurricane season’ amid coronavirus

Trump warns of ‘enhanced hurricane season’ amid coronavirus

President Trump said Thursday that US officials are forecasting a “slightly enhanced” hurricane season in coming months, creating new challenges during the cor [...] Read full article: Trump warns of ‘enhanced hurricane seaso...→

Restaurant, Bar Owners Across 5 Boroughs Desperate For Reopening Guidelines From Mayor De Blasio

Restaurant, Bar Owners Across 5 Boroughs Desperate For Reopening Guidelines From Mayor De Blasio

Restaurants and bars are vital to the Big Apple, but many face the risk of closing for good. Owners are begging for reopening directives from Mayor Bill de Bla [...] Read full article: Restaurant, Bar Owners Across 5 Boroughs...→

De Blasio Expects More Car Traffic To Be New York's

De Blasio Expects More Car Traffic To Be New York's "Short Term Reality"

"For the next few months, people are going to make their own choice. Some are going to come on mass transit and some are not." Read full article: De Blasio Expects More Car Traffic To Be...→

Mayor de Blasio not acting fast enough to save transit opportunities, advocates say - amNewYork

Mayor de Blasio not acting fast enough to save transit opportunities, advocates say - amNewYork

Activists are taking a dim view of what they believe as a lackadaisical approach to mitigating increased traffic from fearful mass transit users turning Read full article: Mayor de Blasio not acting fast enough t...→

NYC workers will ‘make their own choices’ for transportation: de Blasio

NYC workers will ‘make their own choices’ for transportation: de Blasio

Mayor Bill de Blasio sounded less than enthusiastic about telling New Yorkers to get back on the city’s subways and buses when New York starts reopening from i [...] Read full article: NYC workers will ‘make their own choices...→

Mayor De Blasio Details Plan For Phase 1 Reopen, Says Businesses That Jump The Gun Could Face $1,000 Fines

Mayor De Blasio Details Plan For Phase 1 Reopen, Says Businesses That Jump The Gun Could Face $1,000 Fines

Phase one includes non-essential retail with curbside or in-store pickup only, construction, manufacturing, wholesale trade, plus agriculture, forestry, huntin [...] Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Details Plan For Phase 1...→

Bill de Blasio says Amy Cooper should be probed for filing false claim

Bill de Blasio says Amy Cooper should be probed for filing false claim

The white woman who called cops on a black man in Central Park during a now viral encounter should be investigated for falsely accusing the bird-watcher of thr [...] Read full article: Bill de Blasio says Amy Cooper should be...→

LIVE: Mayor De Blasio gives update on NYC's coronavirus response

LIVE: Mayor De Blasio gives update on NYC's coronavirus response

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio holds a press conference to give an update on the Big Apple’s COVID-19 response from City Hall. Read full article: LIVE: Mayor De Blasio gives update on NY...→

CDC warns coronavirus antibody tests may be wrong up to half the time

CDC warns coronavirus antibody tests may be wrong up to half the time

The CDC says the antibody tests should not be used to make coronavirus-related policy decisions. Read full article: CDC warns coronavirus antibody tests may...→

CDC Warns of ‘Unusual’ or ‘Aggressive’ Rats During Coronavirus

CDC Warns of ‘Unusual’ or ‘Aggressive’ Rats During Coronavirus

Since restaurants have closed or limited service amid COVID-19 causing less food waste, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warn of unusual or aggre [...] Read full article: CDC Warns of ‘Unusual’ or ‘Aggressive’ R...→

New York City is '$9 billion in the hole' because of coronavirus says Mayor de Blasio - amNewYork

New York City now faces a $9 billion budget deficit in the city's $ 89.3 billion financial plan due to the novel coronavirus pandemic Mayor Bill de Blasio Read full article: New York City is '$9 billion in the hole...→

Coronavirus job losses creating ‘lockdown generation,’ UN group warns

Coronavirus job losses creating ‘lockdown generation,’ UN group warns

The United Nation’s International Labor Organization issued the grim prediction in a report showing that more than one in six young people have stopped working [...] Read full article: Coronavirus job losses creating ‘lockdow...→

New NY bill would make false reporting a hate crime in some instances in wake of Central Park video

New NY bill would make false reporting a hate crime in some instances in wake of Central Park video

Falsely reporting an incident as a hate crime would be criminalized in New York if legislation proposed Tuesday in the wake of a viral video is passed. Read full article: New NY bill would make false reporting a...→

De Blasio signs bill capping NYC restaurant delivery-app fees

De Blasio signs bill capping NYC restaurant delivery-app fees

Mayor Bill de Blasio signed several bills on Tuesday that could temporarily eat into the profits of food-ordering and delivery apps like Grubhub and UberEats. Read full article: De Blasio signs bill capping NYC restaur...→

NYC Mayor de Blasio pushes back on Trump's insistence at reopening churches, calls the move 'dangerous'

NYC Mayor de Blasio pushes back on Trump's insistence at reopening churches, calls the move 'dangerous'

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said it would be "dangerous" to reopen churches and places of worship during the coronavirus pandemic, despite statements by [...] Read full article: NYC Mayor de Blasio pushes back on Trump...→

CDC warns it 'may be possible' for coronavirus to spread on surfaces, in new shift

CDC warns it 'may be possible' for coronavirus to spread on surfaces, in new shift

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) edited information posted to its website last week on the transmission of the coronavirus from contaminate [...] Read full article: CDC warns it 'may be possible' for coron...→

De Blasio: Central Park ‘Karen’ Amy Cooper showed ‘racism, plain and simple’

De Blasio: Central Park ‘Karen’ Amy Cooper showed ‘racism, plain and simple’

In the video of the Monday encounter, the woman — real name Amy Cooper, but widely dubbed Central Park Karen — loses it and threatens to call the police when b [...] Read full article: De Blasio: Central Park ‘Karen’ Amy Coop...→

Missouri Health Director Warns Partygoers: Coronavirus is Still Here

Missouri Health Director Warns Partygoers: Coronavirus is Still Here

Missouri’s health director issued a dire warning after photos and video showed Memorial Day weekend revelers partying close together: The coronavirus is still [...] Read full article: Missouri Health Director Warns Partygoer...→

McConnell: Senate will work on coronavirus relief bill ‘in the next month’

McConnell: Senate will work on coronavirus relief bill ‘in the next month’

A fourth coronavirus stimulus package could pass Congress next month but will be significantly smaller than the historic spending measures seen so far, Senate [...] Read full article: McConnell: Senate will work on coronavir...→

De Blasio To George Floyd Protesters:

De Blasio To George Floyd Protesters: "Direct That Anger" To Politicians, Not Cops

"The police officer in front of you is a man or woman just trying to do their job. They did not create the policy, they did not create the pain." Read full article: De Blasio To George Floyd Protesters: "D...→

Don’t fall for scammers posing as coronavirus contact tracers, Pritzker warns

Don’t fall for scammers posing as coronavirus contact tracers, Pritzker warns

More than 117,000 people have tested positive for the virus in four months, and more than 5,200 have died. Officials are counting on a bolstered contact tracin [...] Read full article: Don’t fall for scammers posing as corona...→

De Blasio, Cuomo target June 8 for first phase of New York City reopening

De Blasio, Cuomo target June 8 for first phase of New York City reopening

The city is on track to meet all of the state’s metrics needed to begin relaxing its stay-at-home order. Read full article: De Blasio, Cuomo target June 8 for first...→

De Blasio backs George Floyd protests despite coronavirus gathering ban

De Blasio backs George Floyd protests despite coronavirus gathering ban

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday welcomed peaceful mass protests in the Big Apple over the police-involved death of George Floyd — even as he has staunchly barre [...] Read full article: De Blasio backs George Floyd protests de...→

Despite CDC Guidance, De Blasio Ramps Up Destruction Of Homeless Encampments

Despite CDC Guidance, De Blasio Ramps Up Destruction Of Homeless Encampments

"If the city isn't going to give me a safe place to stay inside, can't they at least just let me live in peace outside?" Read full article: Despite CDC Guidance, De Blasio Ramps Up...→

Bill de Blasio dodges Eric Garner questions, calls George Floyd video ‘horrifying’

Bill de Blasio dodges Eric Garner questions, calls George Floyd video ‘horrifying’

“I watched that video and my heart just broke,” said de Blasio in response, in reference to viral video footage that shows a white Minneapolis police officer w [...] Read full article: Bill de Blasio dodges Eric Garner questi...→

De Blasio, MTA in row over NYC subway and bus readiness for reopening - amNewYork

New Yorkers might need to "improvise" to get around town once the city reopens, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday — a statement that sparked a stern rebuke Read full article: De Blasio, MTA in row over NYC subway an...→

Coronavirus still ‘lurking’ as countries begin easing restrictions, WHO envoy warns

Coronavirus still ‘lurking’ as countries begin easing restrictions, WHO envoy warns

The World Health Organization’s special coronavirus envoy warned Friday as nations begin to ease lockdown restrictions that the virus has not been abolished. Read full article: Coronavirus still ‘lurking’ as countries...→

De Blasio says New Yorkers ‘have to improvise’ their way around town

De Blasio says New Yorkers ‘have to improvise’ their way around town

New Yorkers will “have to improvise” how they get around town during the next phase of the coronavirus crisis, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Friday. Read full article: De Blasio says New Yorkers ‘have to impr...→

Mayor De Blasio reflects on Eric Garner amid George Floyd outrage: 'I made a mistake'

Mayor De Blasio reflects on Eric Garner amid George Floyd outrage: 'I made a mistake'

"We made a mistake. I made a mistake," Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday, reflecting on Eric Garner and parallels between Garner's death and the killing of Geor [...] Read full article: Mayor De Blasio reflects on Eric Garner ...→

De Blasio Says NYC Will Provide Businesses 2 Million Face Coverings As They Reopen

De Blasio Says NYC Will Provide Businesses 2 Million Face Coverings As They Reopen

Mayor Bill de Blasio said 200,000-400,000 will likely be going back to work in the coming weeks, and said business owners need help and guidance as the New Yor [...] Read full article: De Blasio Says NYC Will Provide Business...→

‘Horrified’ de Blasio calls for charges in death of George Floyd

‘Horrified’ de Blasio calls for charges in death of George Floyd

Mayor Bill de Blasio Thursday called for charges against the Minneapolis cops involved in the death of George Floyd, saying he was “horrified” by the video. “G [...] Read full article: ‘Horrified’ de Blasio calls for charges ...→

Trump warns of ‘enhanced hurricane season’ amid coronavirus

Trump warns of ‘enhanced hurricane season’ amid coronavirus

President Trump said Thursday that US officials are forecasting a “slightly enhanced” hurricane season in coming months, creating new challenges during the cor [...] Read full article: Trump warns of ‘enhanced hurricane seaso...→

In a NY State of Mind, Guetta Readies Coronavirus Relief Concert

In a NY State of Mind, Guetta Readies Coronavirus Relief Concert

When hundreds of artists started singing from their living rooms when the coronavirus pandemic hit, Grammy-winning DJ-producer David Guetta still wanted to per [...] Read full article: In a NY State of Mind, Guetta Readies Co...→

Restaurant, Bar Owners Across 5 Boroughs Desperate For Reopening Guidelines From Mayor De Blasio

Restaurant, Bar Owners Across 5 Boroughs Desperate For Reopening Guidelines From Mayor De Blasio

Restaurants and bars are vital to the Big Apple, but many face the risk of closing for good. Owners are begging for reopening directives from Mayor Bill de Bla [...] Read full article: Restaurant, Bar Owners Across 5 Boroughs...→

'Central Park Karen': Amy Cooper should be investigated for false claim, de Blasio says

'Central Park Karen': Amy Cooper should be investigated for false claim, de Blasio says

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio suggested Thursday that the white woman the Internet has nicknamed “Central Park Karen,” who called police to report she was [...] Read full article: 'Central Park Karen': Amy Cooper should ...→

De Blasio Expects More Car Traffic To Be New York's

De Blasio Expects More Car Traffic To Be New York's "Short Term Reality"

"For the next few months, people are going to make their own choice. Some are going to come on mass transit and some are not." Read full article: De Blasio Expects More Car Traffic To Be...→

De Blasio calls Central Park incident 'disgusting,' suggests 'new category' of laws could punish it

De Blasio calls Central Park incident 'disgusting,' suggests 'new category' of laws could punish it

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joined other city lawmakers who have suggested laws could change to punish incidents like the one in Central Park in which a [...] Read full article: De Blasio calls Central Park incident 'd...→

Mayor de Blasio not acting fast enough to save transit opportunities, advocates say - amNewYork

Mayor de Blasio not acting fast enough to save transit opportunities, advocates say - amNewYork

Activists are taking a dim view of what they believe as a lackadaisical approach to mitigating increased traffic from fearful mass transit users turning Read full article: Mayor de Blasio not acting fast enough t...→

De Blasio gives details on phase 1 reopening, still no date yet - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday gave details on what the city's phase 1 reopening would look like which includes between 200,000 to 400,000 New Yorkers Read full article: De Blasio gives details on phase 1 reope...→

NYC workers will ‘make their own choices’ for transportation: de Blasio

NYC workers will ‘make their own choices’ for transportation: de Blasio

Mayor Bill de Blasio sounded less than enthusiastic about telling New Yorkers to get back on the city’s subways and buses when New York starts reopening from i [...] Read full article: NYC workers will ‘make their own choices...→

De Blasio: NYC to begin 'Phase 1' of coronavirus reopening in 'the first or second week of June'

De Blasio: NYC to begin 'Phase 1' of coronavirus reopening in 'the first or second week of June'

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday that the city will begin “Phase 1” of its reopening in early to mid-June, making it the last part of the state [...] Read full article: De Blasio: NYC to begin 'Phase 1' of cor...→

Mayor De Blasio Details Plan For Phase 1 Reopen, Says Businesses That Jump The Gun Could Face $1,000 Fines

Mayor De Blasio Details Plan For Phase 1 Reopen, Says Businesses That Jump The Gun Could Face $1,000 Fines

Phase one includes non-essential retail with curbside or in-store pickup only, construction, manufacturing, wholesale trade, plus agriculture, forestry, huntin [...] Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Details Plan For Phase 1...→

Nonessential businesses that reopen without permission will be fined, de Blasio says

Nonessential businesses that reopen without permission will be fined, de Blasio says

As New York City remains the only region in the state not qualified to reopen, Mayor de Blasio warned nonessential businesses not to open up unless they have b [...] Read full article: Nonessential businesses that reopen with...→

Bill de Blasio says Amy Cooper should be probed for filing false claim

Bill de Blasio says Amy Cooper should be probed for filing false claim

The white woman who called cops on a black man in Central Park during a now viral encounter should be investigated for falsely accusing the bird-watcher of thr [...] Read full article: Bill de Blasio says Amy Cooper should be...→

De Blasio finally unveils plan to reopen NYC — but without a firm date

De Blasio finally unveils plan to reopen NYC — but without a firm date

Get this guy a calendar. Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday finally unveiled his plan for reopening New York City but it was nothing more than a vague rehash of [...] Read full article: De Blasio finally unveils plan to reopen...→

LIVE: Mayor De Blasio gives update on NYC's coronavirus response

LIVE: Mayor De Blasio gives update on NYC's coronavirus response

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio holds a press conference to give an update on the Big Apple’s COVID-19 response from City Hall. Read full article: LIVE: Mayor De Blasio gives update on NY...→

Coronavirus prevention measure just fine for golfer Bill O’Connell

Coronavirus prevention measure just fine for golfer Bill O’Connell

When golfers across the state got the green light to tee it back up on May 7, many returned to courses that looked a little different than they were accustomed [...] Read full article: Coronavirus prevention measure just fine...→

CDC warns coronavirus antibody tests may be wrong up to half the time

CDC warns coronavirus antibody tests may be wrong up to half the time

The CDC says the antibody tests should not be used to make coronavirus-related policy decisions. Read full article: CDC warns coronavirus antibody tests may...→

CDC Warns of ‘Unusual’ or ‘Aggressive’ Rats During Coronavirus

CDC Warns of ‘Unusual’ or ‘Aggressive’ Rats During Coronavirus

Since restaurants have closed or limited service amid COVID-19 causing less food waste, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warn of unusual or aggre [...] Read full article: CDC Warns of ‘Unusual’ or ‘Aggressive’ R...→

California health officer warns state reopening too quickly as coronavirus cases top 100,000

California health officer warns state reopening too quickly as coronavirus cases top 100,000

"We believe that our social and economic well-being are best served by a more phased approach," Dr. Sara Cody of Santa Clara County cautioned. Read full article: California health officer warns state re...→

New York City is '$9 billion in the hole' because of coronavirus says Mayor de Blasio - amNewYork

New York City now faces a $9 billion budget deficit in the city's $ 89.3 billion financial plan due to the novel coronavirus pandemic Mayor Bill de Blasio Read full article: New York City is '$9 billion in the hole...→

China Drafts Sovereign Immunity Bill to Fight Global Coronavirus Lawsuits

China Drafts Sovereign Immunity Bill to Fight Global Coronavirus Lawsuits

China's National People's Congress (NPC) is seeking to pass a law allowing Chinese people to sue the United States over coronavirus. Read full article: China Drafts Sovereign Immunity Bill to ...→

Coronavirus job losses creating ‘lockdown generation,’ UN group warns

Coronavirus job losses creating ‘lockdown generation,’ UN group warns

The United Nation’s International Labor Organization issued the grim prediction in a report showing that more than one in six young people have stopped working [...] Read full article: Coronavirus job losses creating ‘lockdow...→

De Blasio doesn’t have detailed plan to reopen NYC restaurants, bars

De Blasio doesn’t have detailed plan to reopen NYC restaurants, bars

Mayor Bill de Blasio talked at length Wednesday in response to a question about his plan to reopen the city’s restaurants and bars. Read full article: De Blasio doesn’t have detailed plan to ...→

New NY bill would make false reporting a hate crime in some instances in wake of Central Park video

New NY bill would make false reporting a hate crime in some instances in wake of Central Park video

Falsely reporting an incident as a hate crime would be criminalized in New York if legislation proposed Tuesday in the wake of a viral video is passed. Read full article: New NY bill would make false reporting a...→

De Blasio warns of New York City's multibillion-dollar deficit amid coronavirus, pleads for aid

De Blasio warns of New York City's multibillion-dollar deficit amid coronavirus, pleads for aid

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday warned that the city faces a multibillion-dollar deficit amid the coronavirus pandemic, while pleading for fede [...] Read full article: De Blasio warns of New York City's multi...→

De Blasio signs bill capping NYC restaurant delivery-app fees

De Blasio signs bill capping NYC restaurant delivery-app fees

Mayor Bill de Blasio signed several bills on Tuesday that could temporarily eat into the profits of food-ordering and delivery apps like Grubhub and UberEats. Read full article: De Blasio signs bill capping NYC restaur...→

NY lawmakers ‘return’ to Albany for work on coronavirus bills

NY lawmakers ‘return’ to Albany for work on coronavirus bills

They packed the afternoon with virtual Zoom hearings and sparsely attended committee meetings in the Capitol building, under the state’s 10-person gathering li [...] Read full article: NY lawmakers ‘return’ to Albany for work...→

NYC Mayor de Blasio pushes back on Trump's insistence at reopening churches, calls the move 'dangerous'

NYC Mayor de Blasio pushes back on Trump's insistence at reopening churches, calls the move 'dangerous'

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said it would be "dangerous" to reopen churches and places of worship during the coronavirus pandemic, despite statements by [...] Read full article: NYC Mayor de Blasio pushes back on Trump...→

Hollywood Hills house parties getting out of hand during coronavirus outbreak, LAPD warns

Hollywood Hills house parties getting out of hand during coronavirus outbreak, LAPD warns

Cops in Los Angeles have released a video begging trendy quarantined residents to stop house parties in the Hollywood Hills because clubs are closed during the [...] Read full article: Hollywood Hills house parties getting ou...→

CDC warns it 'may be possible' for coronavirus to spread on surfaces, in new shift

CDC warns it 'may be possible' for coronavirus to spread on surfaces, in new shift

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) edited information posted to its website last week on the transmission of the coronavirus from contaminate [...] Read full article: CDC warns it 'may be possible' for coron...→

Kansas' Dem governor vetoes GOP bill to limit her coronavirus emergency powers

Kansas' Dem governor vetoes GOP bill to limit her coronavirus emergency powers

Kansas' Democratic governor on Tuesday vetoed a Republican bill aimed at limiting her emergency response powers during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Kansas' Dem governor vetoes GOP bill to ...→

De Blasio: Central Park ‘Karen’ Amy Cooper showed ‘racism, plain and simple’

De Blasio: Central Park ‘Karen’ Amy Cooper showed ‘racism, plain and simple’

In the video of the Monday encounter, the woman — real name Amy Cooper, but widely dubbed Central Park Karen — loses it and threatens to call the police when b [...] Read full article: De Blasio: Central Park ‘Karen’ Amy Coop...→

Missouri Health Director Warns Partygoers: Coronavirus is Still Here

Missouri Health Director Warns Partygoers: Coronavirus is Still Here

Missouri’s health director issued a dire warning after photos and video showed Memorial Day weekend revelers partying close together: The coronavirus is still [...] Read full article: Missouri Health Director Warns Partygoer...→

De Blasio calls Trump’s order to reopen churches ‘dangerous’ for NYC

De Blasio calls Trump’s order to reopen churches ‘dangerous’ for NYC

“With all due respect to the president, the president left the impression on Friday that any and all religious services should start again,” de Blasio said Tue [...] Read full article: De Blasio calls Trump’s order to reopen ...→

McConnell: Senate will work on coronavirus relief bill ‘in the next month’

McConnell: Senate will work on coronavirus relief bill ‘in the next month’

A fourth coronavirus stimulus package could pass Congress next month but will be significantly smaller than the historic spending measures seen so far, Senate [...] Read full article: McConnell: Senate will work on coronavir...→