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Cuomo, de Blasio order 11 p.m. curfew for New York City

2 monthes ago   |   By Politico

NEW YORK - Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio will impose a curfew on New York City Monday that will last from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. as protests over the killing of George Floyd bring increased destruction throughout the five boroughs.
The shutdown is designed to discourage property damage and looting, which both men said has mainly occurred at night in contrast to otherwise peaceful protests during the days and evenings.
“I stand behind the protesters and their message, but unfortunately there are people who are looking to take advantage of and discredit this moment for their own...
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Cuomo orders 11 p.m. curfew in New York City after days of violence

Cuomo orders 11 p.m. curfew in New York City after days of violence

2 monthes ago   |   By Times Union

For the first time in recent memory, New York City implemented a curfew Monday night as anti-police brutality protests engulfed the city in recent days, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said.
The curfew will begin at 11 p.m. Monday and last until 5 a.m. Tuesday, Cuomo announced Monday afternoon in a radio interview. The curfew will accompany a doubling of police in the city, where thousands of people flooded the streets over the weekend to demand justice for George Floyd, the unarmed black man allegedly killed by a police officer in Minneapolis last week.
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New Zealand reinstates coronavirus restrictions after first...

New Zealand reinstates coronavirus restrictions after first locally-transmitted case in 102 days

New Zealand has reintroduced coronavirus restrictions in parts of the country after new locally transmitted cases broke the 102-day streak the country had gone without... Read more ...

A jeweler is making what may be the world's most expensive face mask

A jeweler is making what may be the world's most expensive face mask

An Israeli jeweler is making what may be the world's most expensive face mask at $1.5 million. Read more ...

Russia registers coronavirus vaccine, Putin says daughter already inoculated

Russia registers coronavirus vaccine, Putin says daughter already inoculated

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin says that a coronavirus vaccine developed in the country has been registered for use and one of his daughters has already been... Read more ...

Here's how long you can really eat leftovers without getting sick

Here's how long you can really eat leftovers without getting sick

If you have a lot of leftovers and you're sick of eating them as-is, try converting just about any of it into a creative work-week lunch. Read more ...

Incredible video shows great white shark near boat off Florida coast

Incredible video shows great white shark near boat off Florida coast

Captain Kyle Rosenblatt estimated the shark to be more than 10 feet long. Read more ...

New Zealand's 102-day ‘coronavirus-free' status ends as Auckland back in...

New Zealand's 102-day ‘coronavirus-free' status ends as Auckland back in lockdown after 4 new cases emerge

Authorities in New Zealand said on Tuesday they were shutting down the largest city, Auckland, after four new coronavirus cases were discovered. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern... Read more ...

Putin says Russia has approved coronavirus vaccine, one of his daughters has...

Putin says Russia has approved coronavirus vaccine, one of his daughters has received it

MOSCOW - Russia on Tuesday became the first country to officially register a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use, despite international skepticism. President... Read more ...

Deion Sanders leaving NFL Network after contract squabble

Deion Sanders leaving NFL Network after contract squabble

Hall of Famer Deion Sanders is leaving the NFL Network after a contract disagreement, Read more ...

Florida man busted for DUI while riding lawnmower on highway

Florida man busted for DUI while riding lawnmower on highway

A drunken Florida man with three previous DUI convictions was arrested while driving a riding lawnmower in the middle of a highway, authorities said. Paul Burke, of Fort McCoy... Read more ...

NASA spacecraft discovers ‘ocean world' beneath surface of dwarf planet Ceres

NASA spacecraft discovers ‘ocean world' beneath surface of dwarf planet Ceres

WASHINGTON - Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, is an “ocean world” with a big reservoir of salty water under its frigid surface... Read more ...