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Israeli Consulate in Manhattan evacuated after discovery of package containing white powder

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 3:42pm 9/16/2017 at 3:42pm
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Israel’s mission to New York reopened after being closed following an evacuation Friday in response to the discovery of a package containing white powder and a letter threatening Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

The Israeli Consulate was closed off due to the suspicious nature of the powder in the package, and the staff...

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Obamacare Causes New York’s Largest Hospital Network to Leave Insurance Market

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 28, 2017 at 2:30pm 8/28/2017 at 2:30pm
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Northwell Health, New York’s largest hospital network, has decided to stop selling Obamacare plans over….you guessed it…huge losses. From The New York Post:

Northwell Health (the former North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center network ) blamed a flawed provision in the Affordable Care Act — and the lack of action in Washing...

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Scottish NYU Student Describes the Shock of Seeing the ‘Stifling of Free Speech’ on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 25, 2017 at 1:30pm 8/25/2017 at 1:30pm
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Madeleine Kearns from Glasgow, Scotland, decided to study journalism at NYU. She received a shock when she arrived on campus and found the “stifling of free speech” and different pronouns a person can be called.

She detailed her experience in The Spectator:

As a child in Glasgow, I learned that sticks and stones...

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New York to Remove Subway Tiles Resembling Confederate Flag

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 18, 2017 at 6:00pm 8/18/2017 at 6:00pm
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Just in case you thought removal madness couldn’t get any wilder…New York!

Friday, MTA announced plans to “modify” some subway tiles in Manhattan. Patrons have complained the tiles, which have graced the Times Square station for these last 100 years too closely resemble the Confederate battle flag.

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New York Gov. Cuomo Asks Private Companies to Help Fix Subways

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 9:30am 7/29/2017 at 9:30am
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Democratic New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has asked the private sector to help foot the bill to fix the subway in New York City. From New York Daily News:

“We have to change our attitude. This is our MTA [Metropolitan Transportation Authority], right? This is our transit system,” Cuomo told members of...

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New York AG Sues Pro-Life Advocates Who Protest at Clinics in Queens

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 3:15pm 6/22/2017 at 3:15pm

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has filed a lawsuit against people who have protested outside of Choices Women’s Medical Clinic in Queens for the past five years.

Schneiderman has accused the defendants of “targeting patients and employees every Saturday morning, telling them ‘You don’t know when you might get shot’ and...

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Actors Stab and Kill ‘Trump’ in Bizarre Rendition of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 9, 2017 at 8:00pm 6/9/2017 at 8:00pm
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Legal Insurrection readers may have noticed that I sometimes refer to President Donald Trump as “Master of the Unexpected.”

That is a term of endearment among Trump’s fans who also love the 1963 epic, Cleopatra, as it refers to quote about Julius Caesar and his tactic that led to a victory over...

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Two Hezbollah Members Arrested For Planning Attacks in New York, Panama

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 5:30pm 6/8/2017 at 5:30pm

The Department of Justice has announced the arrest of two Hezbollah men, one in New York and another in Michigan, for allegedly plotting attacks in New York and the U.S. and Israeli embassies in Panama. DOJ officials released these statements:

Acting U.S. Attorney [Joon H.] Kim said: “Today, we announce serious terrorism...

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Coalition of States and Cities Join “United States Climate Alliance”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 11:50am 6/3/2017 at 11:50am
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On Thursday, President Trump announced the great news that he is withdrawing the U. S. from the Paris Climate Agreement, and the response across the internet was predictable.  On Friday, dozens of states and cities announced that they had established a “United States Climate Alliance” to meet the U. S.’s commitment...

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New York Democratic Activist Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 8:00pm 5/27/2017 at 8:00pm
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Authorities have arrested Jacob Schwartz, a New York City employee and president of the Manhattan Young Democrats, for allegedly possessing child pornography.

The NYPD Computer Crimes division began an investigation in March and Schwartz surrendered his computer. The detectives “found more than 3,000 images and 89 videos depicting girls as young as...

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Did a Fear of a Hillary Presidency Cause Those in New York to Buy Guns?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 8, 2017 at 12:00pm 5/8/2017 at 12:00pm
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It appears so. WGRZ has reported that citizens in New York thought failed Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton would win since so many sought out gun permits and purchased in 2016. The network reported:

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NY Governor’s Office Responds to Our Criticisms of New ‘Free’ Tuition

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 2:30pm 4/13/2017 at 2:30pm
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Earlier this week, I blogged about New York’s ‘free’ college tuition initiative. Not only is there no such thing as a free lunch, there’s definitely no such thing as a free government offering as The Excelsior Scholarship illustrates.

Among the many strings attached to the tuition program, one of the most...

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New York’s ‘Free’ College Tuition Program is Unworkable

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New York state recently passed legislation making it “free” to attend two and four-year state colleges. It’s so free, it’s estimated to cost New York state taxpayers a paltry $163 million per year.

Called a “last-dollar” plan, would-be participants must first apply for federal monies before turning to the state for...

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MS-13 Gang Members Arrested for Killing Two Teenage Girls

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 3, 2017 at 12:00pm 3/3/2017 at 12:00pm

A court in New York has indicted 13 members, including 10 undocumented immigrants, of the notorious MS-13 gang for the killing of two teenage girls and five other killings over the past three years.

These charges include murder, attempted murder, racketeering, assault, arson, and obstruction of justice.

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