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John McCain salutes ‘Morning Joe’ For ‘10 years of fake news’

Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist celebrated the 10th anniversary of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” program Tuesday by taking over “Saturday …

Donald Trump

Outcome bleak for businesses following primaries

Mayor, council and labor poised to push the envelope further<p>After four years of progressive new rules and laws, city business interests should brace …

Pablo Picasso

Soros and De Blasio Hawk Globalism Outside UN in New York

As a growing number of people worldwide lean towards rejecting mass migration and multiculturalism, globalist billionaire and preeminent financier of …

George Soros

Our Way-Too-Early 2020 Democratic Primary Draft

Bookmark this to see how idiotic we look in four years.<p>In this week’s politics chat, we check in on the Democratic presidential field for 2020. The …

Politics

Cheeky McCain Congratulates 'Morning Joe' For '10 Years Of Fake News And Deceiving The American People'

Today marks the 10th anniversary of the MSNBC show <i>Morning Joe</i>, and the two hosts — recently engaged couple Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough — …

Conservative View

New York is the first city to require building owners to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

NYC’s New Plan<p>On September 14, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced new rules intended to dramatically reduce the city’s greenhouse gas …

Climate

FIFA hopes for big increase in TV viewers at Women's WCup

PARIS (AP) — FIFA president Gianni Infantino wants the next edition of the Women's World Cup to draw a billion TV viewers across the world.<p>Infantino, who attended the official launch of the tournament that will be organized in France in 2019, said on Tuesday that the previous edition in Canada in …

FIFA

Driver in fatal NY charter bus crash had DUI conviction

The charter bus driver involved in a deadly crash in Queens, N.Y., was previously fired by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) after …

Driving Under The Influence

NYC mayor declares Tuesday ‘Morning Joe Day’

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) on Tuesday declared Sept. 19, 2017 “Morning Joe Day” during a live appearance on the MSNBC show.<p>De Blasio, quoting …

Donald Trump

Officer's Failed Drug Test: How Long Does Marijuana Stay in Hair?

A veteran police officer in New York City recently said she failed a marijuana drug test because officials tested hair from a weave she wore, rather …

Science

Shocking video shows moment two buses collide killing three and injuring 16 in New York City

Shocking footage shows the moment two buses collide in New York City, killing three and injuring 16.<p>A New York City transit bus and a tour bus …

New York City

A Confederacy of Dunces

Mayor Bill de Blasio goes hunting for ‘hate’ on New York City property.<p>Spare a thought for poor Bill de Blasio. As cities across the South are shedding their Confederate memorials faster than you can say Stonewall Jackson, what New York’s mayor wouldn’t give for a larger-than-life Robert E. Lee …

Robert E. Lee

Urban Design Observations: Inhospitable, Anti-Homeless Furniture Hacks

Homeless people need help, and in New York City they are not getting it. Our homeless population has exploded in recent years; last year the number …

Urban Design

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Poverty falls in New York City, and income rise for poorer New Yorkers. Should Bill de Blasio get the credit?

The poorer of the mayor's 'two cities' sees gains in new data<p>The New Yorkers who live in that other city Mayor Bill de Blasio talks about so …

U.S. Census

NYC mayor targets large buildings in proposed efficiency program

Dive Brief:<p>New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio last week proposed a sweeping efficiency program aimed at the city's largest and most-polluting …

Utilities

A Solution to New York City’s Gridlock

New York commuters ably survived the “summer of hell” that Gov. Andrew Cuomo had forecast because of repair work at the hobbled Pennsylvania Station. Now Manhattan is enduring a different form of hellishness: severe Midtown traffic as the United Nations General Assembly convenes and world leaders …

Opinion

Antifa leader hopes for ‘dead cops,’ while teaching cops for a living

We’ve all heard that fact sometimes is stranger than fiction, correct? Well, hold on to your hat, dear reader, because the following facts make …

Policing

Let’s Lay Off the 1930s Reenactments

It would be bad enough if the 1930s reenactments were confined to bloody clashes in the streets, but they're not. Then, as now, those clashes were …

University of Chicago

How Trump Is Helping the Politics of Local Climate Action

On the first day of Climate Week, mayors from around the world are reasserting pledges to deliver on the Paris agreement.<p>The Trump administration is causing yet more political whiplash on the issue of climate change. On Sunday, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported that the U.S. may remain in the Paris …

Climate

De Blasio Will Repeal NYC Cabaret Law if NYPD Oversees Nightclub Surveillance Provision

After avoiding giving a direct statement regarding what many consider an antiquated, racist, and homophobic Cabaret Law, the office of New York City …

Nightlife

NYC Councilman To Propose Free Babysitting

New York City’s growing government may soon add one more service to the mix: free child care.<p>The city would offer free babysitting at public hearings and community-board meetings under new legislation expected to be introduced by Councilman Ben Kallos this month.<p>Mr. Kallos, a Manhattan Democrat, …

News (U.S.)

De Blasio punts some big decisions until after Election Day

On some of the thorniest issues facing his reelection, Mayor Bill de Blasio has a simple answer: Ask me in December.<p>As he coasts toward a second term, de Blasio has shown little appetite for controversial issues, punting a handful of no-win decisions until after Election Day.<p>The delays include some …

Rikers Island

Cuomo, Nudged, Finally Gives de Blasio the Nod in Mayor’s Race

ALBANY — It wasn’t effusive, electric, or particularly enthusiastic, but there it was: On Monday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo endorsed Mayor Bill de Blasio’s run for a second term.<p>But if this were a paid endorsement, the mayor might want to consider asking for a refund.<p>The endorsement came not at a …

New York City

Free School Lunch Should Be a Beginning

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>Re “City Schools to Offer All Students Free Lunch” (news article, Sept. 7):<p>New York City’s decision to make lunch free for all public school students is good news for children and families. We should take heed, however, of the statistic underlying this action because it demonstrates …

Opinion

Critics Slam Cuomo, De Blasio For Rallying With Striking Spectrum Cable Workers

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio were facing criticism Monday for taking part in a rally supporting striking cable …

Andrew Cuomo

Gov. Cuomo Endorses Mayor de Blasio For Reelection

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he backs Mayor Bill de Blasio’s reelection, after years of squabbling between the two Democrats<p>New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday he backed Mayor Bill de Blasio’s reelection, after years of tension between the two Democrats.<p>A Democratic governor endorsing a …

Elections

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On Monday, while senior White House adviser Gary Cohn was busy dispelling rumors that the Trump administration might reverse course on its decision …

Climate

Cuomo finally gets around to endorsing de Blasio for re-election

In a case of better late than never, Gov. Cuomo on Monday finally got around to endorsing Mayor de Blasio for re-election.<p>“The mayor won the …

New York City

I failed my drug test because of my weave: de Blasio detail cop

An NYPD sergeant who once worked in First Lady Chirlane McCray’s personal security detail has coiffed-up quite an excuse after testing positive for …

Drug Test