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Light cast on NY subway's dead shark mystery

Beachgoers came forward Thursday with a plausible explanation for why a dead shark turned up in a New York subway train two days before.

Light cast on NY subway's dead shark mystery
Armed teen shot dead by police in New York City
Armed teen shot dead by police in New York City

Police in New York City shot dead a 14-year-old US boy as he was chasing and shooting at another male before dawn on Sunday.

Armed teen shot dead by police in New York City
US gays pour out anger, vodka over Russia laws
US gays pour out anger, vodka over Russia laws

Demonstrators poured vodka down the drains of New York on Wednesday in protest over new Russian laws that have been widely condemned as anti-gay.

US gays pour out anger, vodka over Russia laws
New York court sentences cop killer to death
New York court sentences cop killer to death

A US federal court in New York on Wednesday sentenced convicted cop killer Ronell Wilson to death by lethal injection for a second time.

New York court sentences cop killer to death
Statue of Liberty reopens on July 4
Statue of Liberty reopens on July 4

The Statue of Liberty finally reopened to visitors, on the July 4 national holiday, months after Superstorm Sandy slammed into New York.

Statue of Liberty reopens on July 4
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Former Tiffany exec charged in jewelry theft

A former executive of iconic New York jewelry store Tiffany was arrested on Tuesday for stealing more than $1 million worth of valuables which she later resold.

Former Tiffany exec charged in jewelry theft
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New York oil soars after Canadian pipelines shut

New York oil prices sharply rebounded Monday after a leak forced the closure of Canadian pipelines, raising concerns about supply disruptions in North America.

New York oil soars after Canadian pipelines shut
World's largest all-solar-powered boat shines in NYC
World's largest all-solar-powered boat shines in NYC

The world's largest fully solar-powered boat, "Turanor PlanetSolar," docked in New York on Tuesday during a mission to study the effects of climate change on the Gulf Stream current.

World's largest all-solar-powered boat shines in NYC
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Deloitte fined $10 mn in US laundering case

Big accountancy Deloitte was fined $10 million by New York state on Tuesday for its actions in advising Standard Chartered Bank over money laundering.

Deloitte fined $10 mn in US laundering case
Bloomberg to donors: shun US senators over gun vote
Bloomberg to donors: shun US senators over gun vote

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg personally wrote Wednesday to hundreds of Big Apple donors, asking them to stop funding four Democratic senators who opposed tougher gun laws in Congress.

Bloomberg to donors: shun US senators over gun vote
Bloomberg's $19 bn plan to guard NY against climate change
Bloomberg's $19 bn plan to guard NY against climate change

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg unveiled Tuesday a $19.5 billion plan to boost the city's defenses against climate change, seven months after superstorm Sandy devastated the US East Coast.

Bloomberg's $19 bn plan to guard NY against climate change
Texas actress arrested in US ricin case
Texas actress arrested in US ricin case

A Texas actress was arrested Friday for mailing ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and a gun control activist.

Texas actress arrested in US ricin case
New York readies major Le Corbusier show
New York readies major Le Corbusier show

Nearly half a century after his death, New York's Museum of Modern Art will pay homage to celebrated French architect and designer Le Corbusier in a major exhibit that opens next week.

New York readies major Le Corbusier show
Seven hurt after blast at school in New York
Seven hurt after blast at school in New York

Seven people, including two students, were injured Tuesday in an apparent accidental gas explosion at a college north of New York City.

Seven hurt after blast at school in New York
New York oil rises despite record US supplies
New York oil rises despite record US supplies

Oil prices rallied in New York Thursday despite US stockpiles hitting a fresh all-time high, while Brent slipped.

New York oil rises despite record US supplies
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Suspicious letters sent to White House, NY mayor

A suspicious letter addressed to the White House and "similar" to an apparently poison-laced letter sent to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been intercepted.

Suspicious letters sent to White House, NY mayor
Suspected poison letter sent to New York mayor
Suspected poison letter sent to New York mayor

Letters suspected of being laced with the deadly poison ricin were sent last week to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and to an official with the gun law lobby that he supports.

Suspected poison letter sent to New York mayor
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New York City launches bike share service

Ten months behind schedule, New York City on Monday launched what aims to be one of the world's biggest bike share programs, following in the path already taken by Paris, Montreal, London and Barcelona.

New York City launches bike share service
Thousands protest after gay man's murder in Manhattan
Thousands protest after gay man's murder in Manhattan

Thousands of New Yorkers -- including mayoral candidate Christine Quinn -- marched Monday to protest the shooting death of a gay man in the neighborhood that was the cradle of the modern US gay rights movement.

Thousands protest after gay man's murder in Manhattan
NY auction houses toast staggering billion dollar week
NY auction houses toast staggering billion dollar week

Two of New York's leading auction houses combined for the art world's richest sales week ever, with works going under the hammer for a breathtaking total of more than one billion dollars.

NY auction houses toast staggering billion dollar week