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The last person left who daren’t diss the Donald…

As the civilised world condemned the US president over Charlottesville, Theresa May hedged her bets – someone has to think of potential trade deals<p>Theresa May briefly had my sympathy last week. She was in Portsmouth to celebrate the fact that Britain’s new £3bn floating table had made it all the …

Opinion

Maharashtra Police may soon set up India's first anti-piracy squad

Season 7 of Game of Thrones is one of the latest victims of piracy<br>Maharashtra police might soon set up the country's first advanced anti-piracy …

India

The Art of Mixing Cocktails & Chaos

The necessary role that drinks play in society during turbulent times.<p>I’ve been a drinks writer for a very long time.<p>I first started writing about cocktails and spirits and their (mostly) amusing histories at the end of 1999. When the Supreme Court halted the recount of Florida ballots at the end …

Osama Bin Laden

Father and son 9/11 first responders die of cancer months apart

NEW YORK — They were father and son. They were first responders on Sept. 11, 2001, and now, their recent deaths are being tied to their heroism on …

Denver

World landmarks pay tribute to Spain

At least 14 lives were lost and 100 people were injured in terror attacks on Thursday and overnight into Friday in Spain. Now cities and countries …

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Virtual Reality

What Rent Costs in America's Priciest Zip Codes

If you had to guess where the most expensive neighborhood in the country is, what would you say?<p>The answer probably won't surprise you. According to …

Real Estate

7 conspiracy theories that just won't go away

9/11 was an inside job<p>The terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001 were actually orchestrated by the US government.<p>The theory is that the jet fuel from …

UFOs

Monuments around the world pay tribute to Barcelona terror attack victims: Eiffel Tower goes dark

At least 13 people were killed and more than 100 injured in a terror attack on Barcelona's Las Ramblas on Thursday.<p>Monuments around the world paid tributes to the victims of the attack.<p>The Eiffel Tower in Paris, the capital of France that has itself experienced the trauma of several terror attacks …

Eiffel Tower

World Trade Center’s Liberty Park is now home to iconic ‘Sphere’ sculpture

Fritz Koenig’s sculpture, which was badly damaged on 9/11, now has a permanent home<p>Nearly 16 years after 9/11, a relic of the old World Trade Center has finally found its way back to the site. Fritz Koenig’s iconic <i>Sphere,</i> which was placed between the Twin Towers when they opened back in the 1970s, …

Friday's Morning Email: Two Terror Attacks Rock Spain

14 are reportedly dead and over 100 injured.<p>TOP STORIES<p><i>(And want to get The Morning Email each weekday? Sign up here.)</i><p><b>THE AFTERMATH OF TWO DEADLY TERROR ATTACKS IN SPAIN</b> At least 14 are dead and more than 100 injured after a van rammed into pedestrians in a popular tourist street in Barcelona …

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Tel Aviv City Hall lights up in solidarity with Spain

Tel Aviv’s City Hall lit up in red and yellow on Thursday night in solidarity with Spain after a deadly terror attack in Barcelona, joining other …

Israel

FDNY is worst-off city pension with $9B debt: report

Nearly two-thirds of New York city firefighters and officers who retired last year are collecting pensions of more than $100,000 — in a system that …

New York City

One World Trade Center's Spire Glows In Colors Of The Spanish Flag

The red and yellow lights atop the skyscraper honor the victims of the terrorist attacks in Spain.<p>The spire at the top of One World Trade Center in New York City glowed red and yellow on Thursday night in a show of solidarity with Spain, a country reeling from deadly terrorist attacks that killed …

Orlando

Mourning and Tourism Come Together at Ground Zero

Slur the words just right, and it becomes hard to tell the difference between terrorism and tourism. Just months after Sept. 11, 2001, when nearly 3,000 people died in attacks on the World Trade Center, one of the first reactions of New Yorkers and visitors to the city was to flock to the site. The …

David Simpson · Naming the Dead: the politics of commemoration

Naming the Dead<p>David Simpson<p>Among the many things that changed after 11 September was the policy on obituaries in the <i>New York Times</i>. Since the attack …

History

LePage compares Confederate statues to 9/11 victims memorial

Maine Gov. Paul LePage suggested Thursday we might as well just get rid of the 9/11 memorial, too.

Paul LePage

As Vehicle Attacks Rise, an Ordinary Object Becomes an Instrument of Fear

This time it was Barcelona. An ordinary van was transformed into a deadly and indiscriminate weapon.<p>It seemed to be yet another blow to trust in a basic social compact: that people are essentially safe when they walk down the street, relying on drivers to at least try to follow the rules. That …

World News

The racist comments of Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump is not really known for political correctness and or a use of language that takes sensitivities into account. The list of …

Donald Trump

FDNY father and son die of 9/11-linked cancer a year apart

Firefighter Robert Alexander always followed in his father’s footsteps — even in death.

Bill de Blasio

30 Immigrants Become Citizens 1,250 Feet Above Manhattan

fullscreen<p>Thirty people became U.S. citizens on Tuesday afternoon at a naturalization ceremony held on the 102nd floor of One World Trade …

New York City

Robert Durst asks judge to toss $100M lawsuit

Oddball real estate scion Robert Durst is asking a judge to toss a $100 million lawsuit filed by his late wife’s family over her 1982 disappearance​ …

New York City

Lest we forget: Children are watching this racism, violence and our reactions

I find myself in this place again. I am numb. I feel empty. I almost have no words.<p>The saddest part about this? I wrote these exact words little more …

Robert E. Lee

High Above New York, Newest Citizens Are Sworn In

One hundred and two floors above the city, with a hazy view of the Statue of Liberty, 30 immigrants were sworn in as citizens of the United States on Tuesday.<p>It was a morning thick with clouds and redolent with symbolism.<p>This was the first naturalization ceremony to be held at the observatory on …

Preet Bharara

The Reluctant Fundamentalist review at the Yard Theatre, London – 'raw and devastating'

On an empty, in-the-round stage, a Pakistani man called Changez tells us his life story: raised in Lahore, he won a scholarship to Princeton, got a …

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During his first speech to Congress on Tuesday, President Trump falsely claimed that foreigners have committed the “vast majority” of …

Terrorism

Walmart: Mischief was behind eyebrow-raising store display

Walmart says mischief was the cause of an eyebrow-raising store display that popped up inside one of its locations this week. On Wednesday, a photo …

Denver

Gelzinis: In Charlottesville or elsewhere, terrorism is the same

What’s the difference between the terrorism that occurred in Charlottesville, Va., yesterday and the savagery on London’s Westminster Bridge, or a …

Robert E. Lee

Netflix Loses The League This Month, So Watch It Before It Goes Away

Just in time to brush up on your burns for this year's fantasy football league.<p>At the end of the month, <i>The League</i> is leaving Netflix, which means there's no better time than the present to finally watch—or re-watch—the best and longest-running comedy about fantasy football that we are aware of. …

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Iconic Sphere Sculpture From Original World Trade Center Site Is Returning Home

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) —</b> A significant artifact from the original World Trade Center is expected to return to the area next week.The 25-ton, bronze …

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