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NBA roundup: Simmons shoots Sixers past Nets

Added: 19.04.2019 7:52 | 9 views | 0 comments

Ben Simmons scored a playoff-career-high 31 points and handed out nine assists to lead the visiting Philadelphia 76ers past the Brooklyn Nets 131-115 on Thursday in New York for a 2-1 lead in an Eastern Conference opening-round playoff series.


Rapper Kodak Black arrested in New York on drug, weapons charges

Added: 19.04.2019 6:28 | 1 views | 0 comments

Rapper Kodak Black was released from custody by the New York State Police on Thursday after being arrested on drug and gun charges while coming across the Canada-U.S. border near Niagara Falls, police said.


Cultural appropriation: Why is food such a sensitive subject?

Added: 19.04.2019 6:18 | 2 views | 0 comments

A Chinese restaurant in New York, run by a white couple, has been accused of cultural appropriation.

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| San Francisco destroyed by earthquake – archive, 19 April 1906

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19 April 1906: Thousands of buildings were either damaged or destroyed, and several hundred persons killed
New York, Wednesday
Early this morning a violent earthquake wrecked the business quarter of the city of San Francisco, and an appalling fire completed the devastation. All the land wires were broken, and for some hours the United States was in an agony of suspense. The absence of authentic news produced the wildest rumours. Now that communication has been partially restored the story is scarcely less alarming, for it is known that not less than 1,500 people have perished, and some estimates place the figure ultimately at more than double that number.

Kate Smith’s “God Bless America” out at Yankee Stadium over racist songs

Added: 19.04.2019 4:10 | 10 views | 0 comments

The New York Yankees have decided to no longer run Kate Smith’s version of “God Bless America” during their seventh-inning stretch because of Smith’s affiliation with songs that carried racist lyrics.

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Marine who crawled across Boston Marathon finish line for fallen comrades invited to run NYC Marathon

Added: 19.04.2019 1:41 | 2 views | 0 comments

The U.S. Marine who crawled across the Boston Marathon finish line in honor of his fallen comrades has been invited to run the New York City Marathon despite not qualifying for the race, according to a report.


Shares of Pinterest soar on first day of trading on New York Stock Exchange

Added: 19.04.2019 1:31 | 1 views | 0 comments

Shares in Pinterest soared 28 percent Thursday during the newly public company's first hours of trading under the New York Stock Exchange ticker symbol PINS.


For Notre-Dame, lessons from a fire-damaged New York cathedral

Added: 19.04.2019 1:00 | 16 views | 0 comments

Before the restoration of Notre-Dame de Paris can begin, engineers may have to tap nearly every stone in the cathedral and listen for subtle sounds of damage, according to specialists who repaired one of the largest cathedrals in the world in New York after a devastating 2001 fire.

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